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{import} is about the use of the import package or using the \input, \import, or \include commands for including text and code from other files.

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Strange behavior of the import package when image and tex file names are the same (except extension)

I find a strange issue of the import package when working on a large tex project. A minimum running example I am on Linux Mint 21.3 with texlive 2021.20220204-1. Here is my folder structure. / +- main....
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Compile glossary files individually for testing

Is there a setup that allows importing glossary definitions from another file, while at the same time being able to compile this file in a standalone manner (for testing purposes)? acronyms.tex \...
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Page numbering after titlepage

I am writing a small booklet for my elective using \documentclass{abstract}, and creating a separate titlepage.tex, then inserting it with \import{./}{titlepage.tex}. There are no page numbers on the ...
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Are header guards necessary for LaTeX packages? If so, how to implement one?

A header guard is used in some programming languages to avoid repeatedly importing the same file. Here's one example of this scenario in LaTeX: Let's say we have header1.sty, header2.sty and main.tex ...
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Using import package with foreach loop

I have nested folders with multiple files containing statements and solutions for exercices. main.tex exercices (folder) ⮑ statements (folder) ⮑ 1.tex ⮑ 2.tex ⮑ solutions (folder) ⮑ 2.tex ...
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Move equation in subfigure

I'd like to move an equation inside a figure environment. It should appear slightly above the current place: \documentclass[ a4paper, 11pt, ]{article} % Needed for correct typography and ...
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I saw answers on excel to LaTex but do not want a latex table... Need to use LaTex in Excel to make .csv with math symbols, subs & supers, etc

I am trying to make a csv file for flashcards that includes latex symbols, the file needs to be in csv format and I was editing it in excel to change the plain text such as d/dx f(x) or x^2 a_n etc to ...
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What is the correct way to import files within subfiles?

The subfiles docs explains that it handles path issues when main files and subfiles are in different directories and subfiles contain paths relative to their own directories using the \import package. ...
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How do (relative) paths work with the subfile package?

I am trying to understand how (relative) paths need to be used with the subfiles package. In particular, it's not clear how content that I usually would include with \include, \input, \includegraphics,...
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Import a gif in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Is it possible to add a gif into latex? I tried it with the same packages of picture format, but it is not working.
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Import a picture in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I just started writing in LaTeX. I want to import a picture but failing. The picture is .png format.
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How do I import a picture in LaTeX?

I am new to latex. I want to import a picture but failing. The picture is .jpg format.
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How do I remove the displayed "1.2.11.2.1" in the compiled document?

I am writing a handout using the report class in Overleaf. I wanted to add a graph I had made beforehand in another document (named fig 1.2.1) and I uploaded it to main.tex. I used import and this ...
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Is there a way to create an all inclusive master tex file from many imported tex files [duplicate]

I have a main tex file which includes many import statements. I'm compiling with pdflatex to generate a PDF. I'd like to create a new .tex file that includes all the content from the main .tex file, ...
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How can nested files infer their paths? Part II: From a leaf to another branch of the root

The following question is closely related to this one but represents a scenario much closer to my real life use case, in which descendants reference their ancestors, rather than vice versa, and the ...
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How can nested files infer their paths? Part I: From root to leaf

I have set up the following file tree. . [D] (working directory) Test.tex [F] SubFolder [D] SubTest.tex [F] SubSubFolder [D] SubSubTest.tex [F] I would like each file to print ...
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Standalone package error "! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup" in Texmaker

I am using the Texmaker latex editor, and get the following error when trying to use the Standalone package: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. I am simply following the overleaf tutorial on the ...
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Import Information into Several Documents from a Master Document

Context: I'm a university lecturer and therefore facing the same tasks whenever I prepare for a new semester. One of them is creating course material with LaTeX which includes a syllabus, slides for ...
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Contents imported from csv file goes beyond the page below

I want to create a one-word Q&A document. I imported the contents from a .csv file which has 104 rows, the contents go below the page and not to the next page. How do I rectify it? \documentclass[...
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How to import and choose format/font for numbers in Latex documents?

I would like to add huge tables to a Latex document and I would like the numbers to be similar to this style 1- What is this style or how it can be adopted? 2- Is there a more efficient way to import ...
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Importing a pre-generated index file to Overleaf

I have a problem with the index generated using Overleaf. I am using imaxeidx with no flags other than the title and number of columns. After generating the .idx file I simply use \printindex to print ...
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How to open cls files with overleaf ? thanks

I am new to writing a dissertation and I am using overleaf. my professor sent us a cls file called "muthesis" but I don't know how to use overleaf to import the templates into it. i would ...
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Import seems to fail with TexStudio after reinstallation. Why?

I reinstalled Texsudio on a new SSD yesterday. After that I only encounter problems, Nothing changed to my actual MikTex installation, which has always been on my boot disk. E.g. when I import my ...
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Indenting text from '\enumerate'

I am trying to write a document that has the same question in two places. So, I've written that question down in a seperate tex file, and used the \input command in both places to copy the question. ...
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Bulk-Export Macros in TeXstudio

I have a collection of macros that I use. I want to export them, then import them on another computer. I'm looking for some way to bulk-export my macros. There are two highly-related questions, but ...
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Bibliography imported from main and subfiles

I have a bib file that I need several subfiles to have access to. Currently the file structure is: project main.tex Bib.bib Chapters Chapter1 Chapter1.tex I can ...
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Including articles as appendix in dissertation

For my dissertation, I need to include my published articles as an appendix. My articles are standalone LaTeX projects with their own preamble, template to adhere to the style guide for the publisher, ...
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Inserting beamer slides from different projects

so basically I have a main thesis beamer project written in "Metropolis". Since, in the past months I have made a detailed presentation of a thesis chapter using beamer, I would like to ...
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Problem when run imported files in TexStudio

I use TexStudio with a nested structure, in other words I have many files in many folders to help keep things tidy. The problem happens when I have to import another document. \documentclass[...
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Collective book / odt template to latex

I have to create a collective book for a lab, humanities field, where authors don't use latex. I found some ideas to insert in a same chapter names of authors appearing in the table of contents, an ...
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For my usecase, should I use \input, \import or \include command, subfile package or standalone package

I am writing a manual. The manual has a bunch of versions intended for different audience. Let's say I am writing files A,B1,B2,B3,C1,C2,C3, where B1,B2,B3&C1,C2,C3 are different versions of the ...
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How to use import pacakge(Error:test.aux not found)import

I tries to run my latex as a project, with each section using a different text file. But I seem unable to let import command do what I want it to do. Here is the MWE: mainfile \documentclass{article} \...
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import package and graphicspath do not work together

Hi I tried to use the import command from the import package to not conflict with the relative paths in the imported file. However, this doesn't seem to work with \graphicspaths. Here the structure of ...
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Latex adds 'end.tex' to my file names. Why?

I have been using this code without problems and then out of the blue, it started throwing a new error. % Table generated by "H:\do files\weekly_comparison_by_year.do" \begin{table} \begin{...
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Why is the chapter missing when importing with the \import command?

I am writing a report that contains a total of 6 chapters. I use the \import command to import them, but I have the following problem: if I try to import all the chapters, they appear up to the fourth ...
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One Dot vs Two Dots to import file

Sometimes I see one dot (like: \subfile{./chapters/file.tex}) and sometimes two (like: \graphicspath{{figures/}{../figures/}}) while importing a file. Can someone clarify which is used when?
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Importing value from txt-file to tikz

I want to import a value form an txt-File and use it in tikz. But for some reason this is not working (line 25). I was not able to find a workaround like the \protect-command which works for \caption ...
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How to import text files to populate the right places in LaTeX template

I developed a LaTeX template for my work in recipe development. I work on multiple, new, recipe ideas weekly, and the task of picking through the template to change titles, image file names, ...
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Figure appearing as ?? on Overleaf

I've followed tutorials online such as https://latex-tutorial.com/tutorials/figures/ and https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/How_to_Write_a_Thesis_in_LaTeX_(Part_3):_Figures,_Subfigures_and_Tables#...
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Appendices not showing up properly when imported to main.tex

I'm using the standalone package so that I can write parts of my paper separately. My appendices is structured into sections. When I compile appendices.tex it shows up as expected i.e. 1. [title] ...
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Importing \bigplus and \bigtimes from mathabx package

Similar to my question here: I want to import \bigplus and \bigtimes from the mathabx package but not use the whole package as it alters the look of \int, \partial etc. There are a lot of solutions ...
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Multi-file latex project, with a title page in hebrew

I have a large LaTeX project (my thesis) with a main TeX file (main.tex) and many subfiles contained in their own sub-directory. All are interrelated with the subfiles package. Now I want to add a ...
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Combining Latex files with different preambles

I am in the process of writing a Python program that scrapes exam questions in tex files from a website and combines them to create a new paper. The questions are picked by random from a spreadsheet, ...
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LaTeX commands in pgfplots legend entries from csv import

I am trying to import data from a csv file, where legend entries are automatically taken from the csv file's header. Those legend entries contain LaTeX math code. % used PGFPlots v1.16 \documentclass[...
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Exporting and importing user's custom commands from Texmaker

I have Texmaker on two different PCs, but only on one of them I defined custom commands in Texmaker. Is there a way to export these commands from one Texmaker and to import them on the other one?
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I get "already defined" error when using `amsthm` package with `\import`

I use \import command to modulize my chapters. I also use amsthm package to define my own theorem environment. When I try to compile the main (root) file, I get the following errors: Command \thm ...
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Can't include SVG image in LuaLaTex (MikTeX)

I have problems including an .svg image into my document (I'm using MikTeX on Windows 10). I found relevant Q&As here and I think I know which steps I need to take in order to import svg images: ...
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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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How to install "import" package in VSCode for LaTeX

I'm sorry if this is a dumb question, but I have VSCode with Latex-workshop extension installed. I had made some changes in my system, because of which I lost the "import" Latex packages I ...
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Command for including all .tex files from a folder into the current file [duplicate]

What command can I write in main.tex as shorthand for "include all .tex files from a given folder". So I don't have to write a lot of \include{} commands for each file like \include{sections/...
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