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{dropbox} is for questions relating TeX and the file hosting service Dropbox.

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latexmk creates multiple .fls files in dropbox

I use the lightweight Gummi Tex editor on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and I'm having a very weird problem. It creates multiple .FLS files automatically when I meet these two conditions: 1 - When I'm working on ...
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Syncing Overleaf to access .tex files in Dropbox

I'm writing a paper in Overleaf. I'm running the analysis in R, using stargazer to output latex code in a .tex file that is stored in Dropbox. Is it possible to get Overleaf to sync with the .tex ...
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Umlaut not correctly displayed after Dropbox synchronisation

I want to work on my LaTeX Project on two different Mac Computers (using OS 10.12.5 and 10.11.6) and synchronise my files using Dropbox. My supervisor is controlling them using a Windows Computer. ...
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A lot of files created when saving [duplicate]

Each time I save (sometimes I have to press save more than once to actually save the document) one aditional file is created "document.tex.something". Does anybody know why this happens? How can I ...
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Parse JSON for Dropbox path

I keep all my tex files in a Dropbox directory, but different computers (all Windows-based) have different user names, so I would like to define a command in my template that is the Dropbox path, to ...
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Files won't save unless force is applied [duplicate]

I'm currently working on my Thesis in LaTex and have successfully used TexStudio (2.11.2) and MiKTeX (2.9.6069-x64) for two years now. Since a couple of days TexStudio always needs to be forced to ...
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TexStudio or MikTex problem: extra files (not the normal ones) [duplicate]

A few days ago, my TexStudio (which I have used without difficulty for years) started being slow compiling, not compiling when I hit the "build and view" and "build buttons", and saving these strange ...
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I need to save/compile a few times and a bunch of weird files (like foo.tex.Ak6664) appear in my Dropbox folder each time

I need to compile between two and four times before I see changes I make in the editor (TeXstudio) and each time I compile, a new .tex file is created with random letters and numbers at the end. For ...
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Is it worth switching from Dropbox to a “real” versioning system? [duplicate]

I currently use Dropbox for storing my TeX projects, but have been tempted to switch to a "real" revision control system, like Mercurial or Git, lately. If it is worthwhile to switch, what would be ...
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Paths to bib-file on Win and OSX

I use Windows at home and OSX at the University. My tex files are synchronized via Dropbox. However, the path rules are, evidently, different in these systems. As a result, I have to write something ...
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TexShop integration with Dropbox problem

I store my .tex files in Dropbox and use a TexShop at mac in my office and WinEdt at PC at home for editing them. I leave my .tex files open (but saved) on both computers. When I come home and make a ....
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Latex editor and online sharing [duplicate]

Are there some Latex editors that allow the online sharing? I mean an editor that when a shared file is opened by two users (for example using dropbox), each person can see on time what the other ...
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How to set a new clean arara rule that circumvents Dropbox interference in Windows?

arara is a cool tool for LaTeX automation, it works by setting your directives (i.e., a code line in tex document) to tell arara what to run next in a specific order that best suits your LaTeX ...