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Lyx advanced search and replace not handling math mode

I am trying to update my mathematical notation throughout an entire document using Lyx's advanced search and replace feature. The program is able to correctly identify instances of a certain notation. ...
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TeXstudio Find box gets partially invisible when starting to enter a search term

I have just installed TeXstudio + MiKTeX on Windows 10 and am trying to use Find & Replace. After I have entered the second or third symbol (no pattern found, it can go either way), the lower part ...
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Find and Replace Macro for TeXStudio

I am using TeXstudio with TeX Live. I am trying to typeset a document that I have converted from an ePub to a LaTeX document using Pandoc. The problem I now face is that, in the ePub, the creator, I ...
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How to create a TeXstudio macro to remove extra brackets?

I have a software to write mathematical expressions that let me quite faster type while teaching. This software have a LaTeX translation tool that works fine, but it adds as many brackets as it wants. ...
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Global Find-and-Replace Macro

I was wondering if it would be possible to write a command that would do a global find-and-replace of certain words in order to quickly set the document to older orthographic conventions. I can't find ...
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How can I control the fonts in the Ogrekit find panel in TeXShop

I'm using TeXShop 4.57 with the Ogrekit find panel on a Mojave Mac. The other day my find panel began display as in this pic: This is disconcerting. I would like the same font in both panels, but I ...
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Change the references of the equations

I have found new ways to optimally create some references to the main equations and therefore to the subequations. I have so far written about 200 pages of a free student book and I would like to make ...
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Where is the .tex equievelant .pdf files located in ubuntu?

I have tried find . -name "*.pdf" in various folders where I would initially think that the pdf files would be exported to. Both /usr/share/texlive and /usr/share/textstudio does not contain ...
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How to use regular expression find and replace to change the case of a letter

I'm looking to convert \item helicopter \item airplane etc to \item Helicopter \item Airplane etc. Looking around the web it seems like I should be finding (\\item) ([a-z]) and replacing with ...
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Find and replace in a document consisting of many 'included' files using \include

I have parent(main) document which includes (through \include command) many (more then 100) small files. I want to use find and replace in all these latex files once (as it will take lots of time to ...
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Find and Replace words from an entire project

I'm wrapping up my phd thesis and there are some words, that I would like to replace in the whole project. Let's say e.g. change all "data-base" to "database". I use Texmaker and of course I can go ...
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Regular expression to select equation selects multiple consecutive ones

I am trying to select all equations, i.e. text between dollar signs using Find-Replace with the regular expression \$.+\$. This should be straightforward, but the problem of too much being selected ...
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LyX Advanced Find and Replace

Say I want to replace each instance of "(XXX)" (in math mode) with "[XXX]", where "XXX" stands for any arbitrary string of characters. How might I do this? I know that in LyX there is an "Advanced ...
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How do you find and replace but ignoring things inside the brackets?

I am looking to use find and replace to change my graphic file locations without the need to do each one individually. So I currently have several \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{fig1} \...
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How to color specific word in a paragraph more times?

I have a paragraph with, let's say, 100 words, from which 10 of those words are the word "dokument". I want to make a command that colors that word in that paragraph. I'm including part of ...
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Can't locate input line for an error

I'm trying to debug my thesis and found this warning in the error log: Package hyperref Warning: Difference (2) between bookmark levels is greater (hyperref) than one, level fixed on input line 161....
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How do I make all my quotes italics?

I have a lot of quotes in my document and I have decided to make them all italic. So for each quote, I would have to go through and change "Hello" to \textit{"Hello"}. Is there a quick way to do this ...
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Find and replace all instances of $\frac{d}{dx}$

According to ISO 80000-2, the d's in d/dx should actually be in upright Roman font. So, to conform to these standards, I want to replace all such (math mode, italicized) d's in my document with ...
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TexShop Find All missing

Earlier versions of TexShop had a "Find All" button in the find panel (along with "Replace All", "Find Next", etc), which popped up a list of all the instances of the search string, with line numbers. ...
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