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Questions tagged [documentation]

{documentation} is about the writing of *TeX package documentation and packages designed for documenting *TeX code, e.g. ltxdoc.

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\string-primitive works in unexpected ways in LuaTeX — Where can I find exact documentation of the \string-primitive in LuaTeX?

Where can I find exact documentation of the \string-primitive in LuaTeX? I ask this question because I encounter some unexpected (at least by me) behavior when compiling the example below with LuaTeX....
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Document Class (or Alternative Solution) for Documenting Programming Code

Different from writing a report or thesis involving code, I have the goal of producing a transcription of a C++ solution involving many projects with many .h and .cpp files. Furthermore, this document ...
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More generic tool than TeXdoc?

I'm wondering if there is a more generic tool than TeXdoc to browse (and generate) documentation. With TeXdoc, one retrieves (as far as I know) the documentation .pdf of the package. This requires ...
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Is there a `sty2dtx` for LaTeX3 syntax?

sty2dtx is a CLI tool to convert a commented style file into a Documented TeX file (dtx). It was written and works wonderfully for LaTeX2e packages, but expl3 offers a lot of happy times for package ...
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How should doctools be used with a standard class?

I am exploring the possibility of using doctools to document a package. According to the documentation, it can be used either in a .dtx file, when doc.sty is loaded, or in an ordinary document, when ...
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About svproc documentclass

I am supposed to submit my paper to conference, whose proceedings will be published by Springer in Lecture notes in Network and Systems(LNNS). But the said latex file is not running. It says svproc....
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How to install the documentation for a package

I installed the hanging package with tkmgr gui but it came without documentation. How can install the documentation?
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Creating custom tabular-like environment

I want to make a custom latex environment that works like a modified tabular, that allows me to append numbers above the cell. All things made with this environment would be single-row tables. The ...
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tex4ht manual for header, footer, toc

I'm converting a book (6 parts, 30 sections,...) with dynamic graphs into a series of HTML pages using tex4ht. However, I'd like to have a nicer way to navigate. The standard is "next, prev, up, .." ...
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A template for documentation for ctan

I got my Fill-Pages-Package (hopefully bug free) ready, which is my first package. Now I want to upload it on ctan. But first there must be a documentation. I've been searching for a template for the ...
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Is there a good way to automatically generate a list of commands/environments defined in the preamble?

Background I have seen beautiful manuals with commands and descriptions of what they do. I have a shared preamble (edited by multiple people and used for multiple documents) that has a multitude of ...
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Keyword-Based Documentation Help

When refering to shell commands and system calls, man provides a consistent, systematic, offline reference. The python interpreter's help command does the same for python. Does *tex have an equivalent?...
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How to insert latex into confluence page?

I have some equations that I need to incorporate into a confluence page. How do I do this in confluence? Even if I have to use markdown, that is fine. but I do not see a way to do that. I see this ...
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How can I see a list of commands for each MiKTeX package?

For example, take the 'textcomp' package. I can only find commands like \textdegree, etc. from here and there. Is there a way to see all the available commands for this as well as other packages? (...
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Where can I find documentation for the dsp-tikz library?

I would like to track down the best source of documentation for the (digital signal processing) dsp-tikz library. An example using the library is shown here.
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References to the macro environment

Suppose I have the following in my dtx file (using ltxdoc): %\begin{macro}{\mymacro} % \label{macro:mymacro} % Example text % \begin{macrocode} \newcommand{\mymacro}[0]{An example macro} % ...