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{git} is an extremely fast, efficient, distributed version control system ideal for the collaborative development of TeX documents. However, please consider that questions unrelated to the TeX use itself may be off-topic here.

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Creating a complete revision table from git for one file

Using gitinfo2 (or another solution), can I loop through the list of git tags to create a full revision table for the one tex file I am compiling ? (if need be, it can be scripted and then integrated ...
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Teach Me Step-by-Step on How I can Collaborate and Achieve Reproducibility Using Git and TeXstudio for Latex Documents [closed]

I am using TeXstudio with LaTex on Windows I also know about Git. In fact, I use Git to collaborate on RStudio but on TeXstudio I cannot. While typing on TeXstudio on my own without collaboration, I ...
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Produce the same binary PDF file after several compilations [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked before, but I can't find an old reference on this subject, so feel free to point to my duplicate post if you have a link to an older post. Working with LaTeX, PDF ...
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Markdown using LaTeX: Quotation marks in PyCharm vs. Github

I'm used to typing typographically correct English quotation marks as follows: ``text goes here" In usual LaTeX documents this will work, no questions asked. When I use Markdown in Jupyter ...
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LyX and Git for version control

I can’t make LyX work with Git. I followed the guidelines in section 7.2.6 in the "Additional Features" LyX manual, but once the git repo is created for the document, and I try to register ...
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How to check source file into version control on successful processing?

I want to git add file.tex and git commit -m ‘successful compile’ (or similar) every time LatexMk successfully completes building a PDF. I'm guessing I can put something in latexmkrc, but my Perl-foo ...
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Icons in ModernCV

I would like to update my CV and add also icons for linking, google schola, email, git and website. I would like to be in the top right place, something like that Name IconWebsite ...
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How do you use Texstudio with github

How do you use texstudio with github now that texstudio have native git support I don't know what are the options as the answers relate to older versions of texstudio without git support. Thank you.
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Compile Latex with Github Actions

I'm writing my master thesis in latex and I'm using git and github for version control. To compile it on my laptop, I have this Makefile and to compile it I just run make and everything works fine. ....
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How to include images in LaTeX large document, while collaborating on Git

I am currently working with a team to create a large latex report document (over 200 pages) where we need to include many images. We are supposed to use Git as version control to collaborate better. (...
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Overleaf: automatic backup to Github?

I have installed Overleaf in the free version on my server. Everything works fine. Is it anyhow possible to connect Overleaf with my Github and hence store my paper there as well? Just in case my ...
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How to escape percent sign in shell command

I am working on a macro which will build revision history table in my document using Git tags. Each published version of my document has a tag with short description. I want to use them to ...
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Latex editor with Git integration [duplicate]

I am looking for a LaTeX IDE for Windows 10. I see that only TexStudio has an SVN/Git option in the menu. However, it is unable to checkout from BitBucket. Which LaTeX IDE is freeware, has a built-in ...
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link texlive to github repository

I have a package of commands commands.sty on github. Is there a way that I can point TexLive to this github repository so that I can use \includepackage{commands} in any local document? So far, I've ...
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usepackage, absolute path, and github development

I've forked the github repo for a package that is on CTAN and distributed with TeXLive. I'd like to do some development on it, and use it locally before committing back. This seems a pretty standard ...
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Automatic change tracking and version with git? [duplicate]

Is there a integration between LaTeX and git to handle proper documentation versioning? My goal would be to track changes and revision of a document in git. And when the document is built the goal ...
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TeXStudio 4.0: git commit encounters GIT_DISCOVERY_ACROSS_FILESYSTEM

For the last few years I have successfully used A TeXstudio script on a Fedora Linux system, inspired by https://ritm.knu.ua/general/how-to-use-git-with-texstudio/ that allowed me to commit changes to ...
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Getting git-latexdiff and texcount to work together nicely

What is the best way to get git-latexdiff to work nicely with texcount to view changed and deleted word counts between two commits?
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influence git commit intervals on Overleaf

I use the git feature in Overleaf to mirror the repo containing the document to my own server. We have a code review system where every commit has to be confirmed by another team member. Overleaf ...
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\makeglossaries not working because of Github?

Completely new to LaTeX environment. So I'm using TexMaker for my Masters thesis. I thought I set it up correctly but this issue keeps cropping up. First, there is one instance if when I use \gls{...
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Does anyone use Madoko to write LaTeX documents or this is an "evolutionary" impass

I've stumbled upon Madoko that merges markdown and LaTeX features into a kind of markdown syntax beefed up with $\LaTeX$ superpowers for maths, structuring, x-references, bibliography, etc. I am ...
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Git changes line endings from "LF" to "CRLF". Can this cause any problems?

I am using GitHub to manage my Latex project. When I want to commit my .tex files, git will change the line endings from "LF" to "CRLF". Can this cause any kind of problems? I use ...
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git push force to Overleaf

I am writing a project on Overleaf and have a local copy via git. I did some local changes and now my local version is out of sync with the Overleaf one. I tried to git push --force my local changes (...
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Parse git commit date e.g. for datetime

I am working on a LaTeX document with LuaLaTeX and try to include git information in the document to make it easier to find the correct version once I stumble over a printed copy. With the help of ...
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Collaborate on same .tex in Texstudio?

My friend and I, are going to work on a paper. I'm using overleaf right now. However, due to some limitation, we prefer to switch to Texstudio. The problem is how to sync the .tex file in my computer ...
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Will I lose comments in Overleaf if I use git as well?

I am collaborating in an Overleaf project where I use git to work locally while my colleagues work directly on the browser. On top of editing, they also use Overleaf's comments (see url) to talk to ...
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LaTeX build system similar to CMake

Suppose I have a LaTeX repo, which contains main file and lots of image files, also in LaTeX format (with tikz inside). I would like to achieve multiple goals: Separate compilation. All images can be ...
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latexdiff sed: can`t read

I am running latexdiff on a file in a git repository with the following command latexdiff-vc --git --force -r Versioning.tex --pdf it starts but then the following message appears Generated difference ...
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pdfcreator vs. pdfproducer - PDF Metadata in Hyperref Hypersetup

I came across a comment under this answer https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/26530/133604 : What's the difference between pdfproducer and pdfcreator? Now, a lot of examples regarding the usage of ...
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How should I pass latexdiff options to latexdiff-vc?

I use latexdiff-vc -r paper\paper.tex to diff my current .tex file relative to the version most recently committed to a Git repo. If citations do not change between versions, this command works great. ...
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An online latex editor synchronizing with a github account?

Which online latex editor is capable of synchronizing with a github repository containing latex sources?
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How to use git status, reset, revert with overleaf git project?

Is there a way to use git commands with an overleaf project? Currently, I see an option to push and pull from github, but nothing more. I have workaround (listed below) for some commands, but I was ...
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LaTeX Import Command Error while Nesting

I am facing this issue while I am trying to use \import command from latex. I have nested document which is compiling on GitLab pipeline. My configuration uses sub-modules also. Please see the error ...
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Versioned dependencies

I created my own class and style files and have them in my $HOME/texmf/tex/latex/local/ directory. They form the basis for all my documents. The problem is, these style files are changing often, as I ...
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Has TexStudio an integration with git for control version?

Has TexStudio a kind of integration with git or any other software for control version? Wanted Feature: I would like to select a specific commit and then compile the code. I normally do this manually: ...
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How to write LaTeX on a static blog smoothly?

I want to write some of my notes in blog format. I want to use my own domain with an github.io-provided static website. I don't know whether I can setup Wordpress there, so Trevisan's latex2wp is ...
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git highlighting style for listings

Is there a predefined highlighting style that I could use with package listings so that output from git commands like git diff, git log can be highlighted as they show up on the terminal (added lines, ...
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.gitignore for svg-inkscape

I managed to get SVG to work with LuaTeX. However, in my working folder, there's a new folder named svg-inkscape. Is this a mandatory folder? Can I ignore it, and if so, is there a proper .gitignore ...
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TexStudio git integration

I tried to add some basic git commands to my TexStudio build step. Unfortunately, this does not seem to be as straightforward as I thought. As you can see in the picture, I tried adding my custom ...
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What's the best strategy of saving Tex files on GitHub? [closed]

I don't know if this is a stupid question. Since now GitHub allows unlimited private repositories and I often write reports with LaTeX, I'd like to push my local repositories to GitHub as backups. ...
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How to work with luatex from git

I have TL2019 installed. Is it possible to clone and build the latest luatex from git, rebuild the lualatex format, and then work with that instead of TL2019's own lualatex? I'm specifically ...
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Need help with TexStudio macro for calling a shell script

So, I made this shell script that can be called from TexStudio, The scripts calls git to add and commit files with the current date, and then push them to GitHub. I want to improve it's functionality ...
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Using listinputlisting to include a specific (git) commit

I am discussing code which is in version control and would like to specify which version of the code to include. I did some research and found packages like gitlatex and gitinfo, but though useful, ...
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Change GitHub repository on Overleaf? [closed]

I linked an Overleaf project to GitHub. Then I changed the name of the repository on GitHub. How does one change or unlink an Overleaf project from GitHub once it's been linked?
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Write down latex equation in github page [closed]

I have a github page. I have a school project that I want to display in my Github page. There are several equations and figures related to this project. How could I write down this equation and draw ...
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How to include the current Git commit ID and branch in my document?

I use Git to track changes on my TEX files. When producing a PDF, it would be nice to include the current branch and commit ID somewhere in the document (e.g. on the title page or in a footer). I ...
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Image files in git-repository [closed]

I write my PhD thesises in LaTeX. Now I try to use git to track my project. Can somebody advice me good workflow of this process? Is it good idea to track image files and resulting .pdf by git?
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How well does Git handle merges? [closed]

Problem I use LaTeX for two different things: My mathematics thesis, and writing a novel (because who isn't an amateur novelist these days?). From my experiance with Vimdiff (diff as a back end) ...
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"not a valid pathspec" wit git-latexdiff

Do anyone know what's wrong here? $ git-latexdiff --main main.tex master other-branch /usr/bin/latexpand fatal: empty string is not a valid pathspec. please use . instead if you meant to match all ...
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LaTex, XeTex, PdfTex and git: remove anything that is regenerated during build when git version control used

Over my text I apply version control via git and I use the .gitignore file to place any file that is autogenerated on "compile" from tex to pdf. Sometimes is nessasary to wipe out all theese file and ...
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