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Forest - horizontal directory structure

Does someone know how to turn this vertical directory structure into a horizontal one? I already tried different solutions, but none of them worked as expected. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside, ...
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Again troubles using the figure environment with the subfile package

I'm having troubles using the figure environment with the subfile package. Here is the setting I'm currently working on: root/ images/ img.png main/ main.tex mystyle.sty ...
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What is the best file organization practices?

What are the best practices for organizing LaTeX files, for example I want to create a book how do I organize the files? /settings/exmaple.cls file /chapters/preamble.tex /chapters/bookcover.tex /...
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i added a .sty file to /tex/latex and when i tried to refresh my database it didnt work and instead displayed "File is locked: {0}"

I installed a .sty file to help me draw Feynman diagrams and since I couldn't just drop a .sty file by itself, I created a folder and added that .sty file there and then I added that newly created ...
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How to share multiple files from another project in Overleaf?

I have over a hundred .png figures that exist within a folder in an Overleaf project that I would like to use in another project. I know to transfer files across projects is to click: "Upload >...
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Changing .txt data which is in parent folder through Latex

I try to use a .txt data in many different folders, so I thought It is enough to put it in the parent folder and all my Latex data can access to it and can also increment the numbers in the .txt data ...
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Latex and file management: chained \include{...} and reference to active directory

For each chapter of a document I am working on I have a separate folder, and all folders are contained in a common superfolder, together with a file main.tex which should put them all together. ...
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graphicspath per chapter with individual .tex files for each chapter

I have found a fix for what I want to do if I use subfiles, however I am either having an issue using subfiles with the custom class that I need to use, or am I having issues updating subfiles to a ...
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"I can't write on file" error occurs in every folder except Google Drive [duplicate]

I am using MiKTeX on Windows 10 with TeXStudio and I am literally trying to compile the simplest TeX document possible: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} A \end{document} And I get the ...
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includegraphics: one single picture not found

I include about 100 pics in a LaTeX document and only one of these pics is not found: ! Package pdftex.def Error: File pic_053_001_A_ccc_SS_bb_TT21_test.pdf not found All pics are in the same folder—...
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Figures: Link to file in parent dictionary

I use LaTeX2e on Windows and Ubuntu and the computers are synced via cloud. Therefore I have the same files but different paths. Is it possible to refer to the parent dictionary with a relative path ...
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Why \include doesn't include a file with space in the path name?

What is wrong with \include{"./folder/another\space folder/lastfolder/file"} that the file is not included while \input would include it?
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How do change the output directory of `htlatex`

Every time I execute the htlatex command in TeXsudio (htlatex %.tex) I get a lot of files in my main folder. I would prefer that the target files (html, css, png, etc.) to a folder called html and all ...
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How do I have to configure texstudio to use the -aux/output-directory pdflatex flag - in combination with bibtex?

I'd like to have a dedicated output folder out for all the aux/log files that I'm not gonna read anyways. My environment/workflow is: texstudio + miktex/texlive + pdftex + bibtex. I read that I ahve ...
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Product folder for latex?

Is there a product folder template for latex? One were I can insert photos of developed products and a brief description of what it does? I mean ... I tried using google but the best I got were ads ...
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output directory Asymptote in TeXLive

How does the asymptote and asypictureB packages determine the output file and working directories? I tried to use asypictureB and TeXLive to produce my files and put all the output files to a ...
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acr file not created when glossaries(-extra) is loaded by a preamble file located in a sub-folder

I think I may have run into a bug in the glossaries-extra (and hence, possibly glossaries) package. I like to keep my preamble grouped in a thematic manner, eg. all standard packages (such as amsmath ...
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How do I create an link to a folder?

I am trying to create a link to a folder such as C:\Program Files (x86)\7-Zip I have tried to use href, but as I understand that automatically appends a .pdf to the end. I tried the solution in ...
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Inkscape saving pdfs without the path

I'd like to know why and if someone knows a solution about saving pdf + latex gives the wrong path to the tex file. So for instance: If I save an svg inside mainfolder/subfolder as pdf with omit ...
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Setting specific folder for auxiliary files

Suppose I have a folder with my own style files to create my beamer presentation. Also I have another folder with images that I use for my title page. Is there any way I can set up those folders to ...
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Import file from another folder

Hi I need to import a file.tex (I cannot move it from this folder) file from a different folder of the main file. is it possible? how i should do?
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File path problems using subfiles package

I am following this tutorial (section subfiles) on how to use the package subfiles for a large latex document. I am using this package because I want to be able to compile each chapter separately. I ...
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\graphicspath : Images with duplicate filenames, different folder locations [2017.07]

This is a continued thought from here. If I have a figure folder hierarchy such as: ./Figures/Apple/a.pdf ./Figures/Apple/b.pdf ./Figures/Apple/c.pdf ./Figures/Banana/a.pdf ./Figures/Banana/b....
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Is there a way to import all figures from a folder? [duplicate]

I collect data into folders that each contain a number of pdf figures. What would be very useful is a latex code that could automatically import and arrange all figures in some standard way. This ...
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Exact definition of a "local package repository" and exact associated procedures

I spend quite a while now moving my folders containing my .sty files. They are of the kind nicepackage/nicepackage.sty , as specified in the latex wikibook My operating system is windows 7, and I ...
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List all files in a folder [duplicate]

Does anybody know how I can read all the files in a specific folder and use the filenames in my LaTeX document? I want to automatically create a seating chart with the fotos in a folder.
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How to get Texmaker to place all files into a folder upon compile [duplicate]

Mac user here. I'm getting too many files whenever I compile a latex document, and so often each time a make a new file I have to make a folder with the same name to put all of the .pdf, .tex, .aux, ...
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Writing thesis in overleaf. How to create a sub-folder?

I'm using the template of University of Bristol Thesis on overleaf.com. I'd like to create a folder of chapter02 inside the folder of chapters. But I can't seem to do so. I can manually add a new ...
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Reference from a different folder

I'm writing my thesis and have trouble reference labels between chapters. My main folder look like this: Main Folder, where I have the main tex file and folders where I have the main tex file and ...
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\graphicspath : Images with duplicate filenames, different folder locations

If I have a figure folder hierarchy such as: ./Figures/A/a.pdf ./Figures/A/b.pdf ./Figures/A/c.pdf ./Figures/B/a.pdf ./Figures/B/b.pdf ./Figures/B/c.pdf How can I point B/a.pdf when A/a.pdf ...
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Separate PDF from Build files on typeset?

I'm a high school math teacher and I've been using TeX to create tests, quizzes, and worksheets. I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan with TeXShop. I created a TeX folder in my main directory and I have ...
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Save Feynman diagram files in a subfolder

Suppose one has a simple Feynman diagram, such as the following MWE (which has to be run with -shell-escape, I guess this is to allow compilation to "escape the shell" to run metapost). \...
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Creating an auxiliary folder for auxiliar files in WinEdt [closed]

I run WinEdt 5.4. I usually use the button TeXify and sometimes PDF LaTeX to create my texts. When doing it WinEdt creates a lot of auxiliary files. I don't want to erase them all the time because I ...
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Where should my beamer theme be located? [duplicate]

I recently downloaded a beamer theme: {metro} I made a beamer by 1. Create folder 'presentation' 2. Copy beamer theme in 'presentation' 3. Create tex file in 'presentation' This works fine. However,...
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Create folders and directories using LaTex?

Is it possible to have LaTex create folders(directories) in windows I know this is probably impossible , but I've been asked to verify. Pretty sure it's not, that's really not what LaTex is meant for. ...
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Subfiles in subdirectory, file not found

I am writing a long document with two other people using Dropbox as the file storage mechanism. I want to have each person be able to work on their piece individually. Therefore I want to be able to ...
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Managing multiple tex files using \include and ../

I'm working on a larger thesis assignment, and I've been fiddling around with my various tex files in different folders, trying to make it look nice and orderly. Atm. my structure is similar to this: ...
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Draw directory tree using folder icons

I need to create a figure like the following one An image shows a directory tree using folders icons. What do you suggest me to do?
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File Inheritance Structure Possible?

Is it possible to make a kind of inheritance while working with big projects in LaTeX? I think of a tree like inheritance where each child (which are tex-files) inherits the packages and commands of ...
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Include siunitx package in subdirectory

I am creating a TeX project that uses the siunitx package. I would like to be able to place the siunitx package in a subdirectory, to simplify folder structure and to allow me to easily transfer this ...
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Beamer themes cannot be found / Ubuntu / I've tried every folder one can imagine

I would like to use the theme for beamer called amsterdam (\usetheme{amsterdam}). I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Tex Live 2014. I've tried to place that beamerthemeAmsterdam.sty to everywhere, but it ...
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How to work with command \input{filename.tex}?

I'm writing a book with lots of chapters using a command \input{filename.tex} for each chapter in the book book.tex. How to make it not to have book.tex and all filename.tex in the same directory? Is ...
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Iterate through folder foreach picture, possible?

Is it possible to iterate through a folder containing pictures while first filtering file extension tikz,png,pdf or eps, and then getting a list of filenames of the directory for use in a for loop, ...
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Insert pgf with referenced png file from a different folder

I'm trying to insert a pgf file that I made with matplotlib. This file references to a png file (since I inserted a png figure in the plot). When I put the png in the same folder than my tex file, ...
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Using texindy within paths containing diacritics

I wonder if it is possible to use texindy in project where the project path contains umlauts, e.g. /Users/Tobi/Desktop/äbc/test/. With this path I get an error message: Tobis-Mac:test Tobi$ texindy ...
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How do you organize the files for your latex documents?

When writing a large document with lots of figures, so far I took it that LaTeX-users mostly organize their project's content like this: /settings/00-settings-total.tex /settings/font-settings.text /...
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MiKTeX Path refresh FNDB

I have several cls files and macros in a folder that is set as a root directory for MikTeX in Windows (The files are in C:/localtexmf/tex/latex/Macros and the root directory is set as C:/localtexmf). ...
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Make 3x4 figures from pictures in a folder

Assume you have 777 pictures. You want to present them on 3x4 A4s. Doing \begin{figure}...\end{figure} takes much time and space. Is there any other way to present these figures in a folder in such a ...
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Tips on large tex files [duplicate]

I want to write a solution manual for a maths book which is about 900 pages. I want it to include detailed solutions to all exercises as as well summaries for every chapter. The file will obviously ...
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chapterfolder or import for a thesis with figures in subdirectories

I've been poking around on here trying to work out the best way of keeping my individual chapters and their associated figures in subdirectories. After reading a few threads I've been testing out ...
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