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How to compile several

I'm working on a larger project, but I'm struggling with splitting my tex-file into several tex-files, as I cannot seem to compile them into one pdf. I'm working from a Linux terminal trying to write ...
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Unable to find fonts after installing TexLive full on Ubuntu 20.04

I've installed the full TeX Live on my laptop running Ubuntu 20.04, using the following command: $ sudo apt install texlive-full After installation, I am able to run LaTeX, PdfLaTeX, etc., but ...
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Editors (TexStudio ) can't find package despite being installed by TexLive 2020

Good Morning/Evening to all, I'm new to Latex and so I've installed TexLive 2020 plus TeXstudio on my Ubuntu 20. Everything seems to be Ok, however, I keep getting errors in TeXStudio that package ...
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Metapost: clip does not work on Arch Linux

I have been trying to use the clip command but it just doesn't work properly on my side. For instance trying a MWE suggested on the page 47 in the Metapost User Manual path p[]; p1 = (0,0){curl 0}..(...
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What Synctex dependencies are missing under WSL?

The setup on my Windows work computer is an Ubuntu instance of Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) with an X server and the i3 window manager. I use emacs to edit latex and evince as a viewer. I have ...
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How do I choose where the PDF files are created?

Noob Linux user here! When compiling a file on the terminal it always creates the file in the /home directory. Is there a way to change the directory where the PDF file is going to be created?
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Where do I add new .sty files to TexStudio?

I downloaded TexStudio a long time ago and have since forgot where everything is, since everything has been working fine. However, a current project requires me to put in a new .sty file that I don't ...
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Can Pandoc be used with Overleaf? Are there any other programs that converts between all kinds of markup formats?

Can Pandoc be used with Overleaf? Are there any other programs that converts between all kinds of markup formats? I use Linux and Overleaf editor.
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How to link open file (image) from latex pdf document within the same folder?

I'm trying to link soli1.png and soli2.png, willing to redirect the reader to the images but the image viewer (eog) stays loading and then it disappears (look at the top in the following order ). I've ...
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TeXLive 2020-r7, Gentoo Linux: ConTeXt gives error “unknown script 'context.lua' or 'mtx-context.lua'”, mtxrun --generate does not work

TeXlive is freshly installed via package manager of GENTOO Linux (prepared packages by Gentoo devs) Running plain TeX and LaTeX runs fine. ConTeXt gives error: "mtxrun | unknown script '...
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Mysterious failure of kpsearch library to find article.cls on Linux system [duplicate]

I have spent the better part of two days trying to figure out why my ubuntu linux system (two different systems, actually) are suddenly failing to find .cls and .sty files from my texlive distribution....
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unable to make IEEE bibliography work!

In the RefPerSys project, we are submitting a paper to ICCAIT 2021 conference. Deadline is within a few hours. Our paper draft in on gitlab, repository https://gitlab.com/bstarynk/refpersys under ...
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Install Wiley's Lato fonts onLinux

I would like to use the LaTeX class provided by the editor Wiley to write a scientific article. Everything works well, except the Lato fonts used by this class: some of them are not available on my ...
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Install an editor while TeXLive from ISO is installed on Ubuntu

I've recently downloaded and installed texlive2020 Image file with mounting .iso and running this command: sudo perl install-tl and it's working very well. Now I wanted to install an editor like ...
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Installing *just* TeX

For a project, I intend to use TeX as a “backend” to layout and generate PDF, i. e., my program would emit core-TeX code to be immediately compiled. I think that means I just need pdftex or xetex + ...
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Can't Compile with pdflatex After Installing texlive on an Arch Based Linux Distro

I installed LaTex on my computer that runs Parabola which is very similiar to Arch, by the following command: sudo pacman -S texlive-most. During the installation I remember that this error appeared ...
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Texmaker, Tex Live, .cls file, CentOS 8

I have just made a fresh install of Texmaker and Tex Live at my CentOS 8 system. I am not able to execute: "PdfLaTeX + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTeX (x2) + View PDF" from the Texmaker. Everytime I ...
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I can't find file `.aux'

I have a Tex file that I am able to compile using TeXnicCenter with no issues on my local computer. I also need to compile it on the server that runs on Linux, and my experience with Linux is limited. ...
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Algorithm.sty not found (TexMaker)

I have just downloaded texmaker to make a local copy of a tex file from overleaf but when I try to generate the pdf I get the following error Latex Error: File 'algorithm.sty' not found. My computer ...
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Can't update chemfig to latest version with TexLive

I'm using Arch linux, and have just installed the texlive-most package as in the wiki (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/TeX_Live). The package I need, chemfig, is included in texlive-pictures, but ...
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Package SVG animate in Beamer does not animate

I recently discovered that I can use the dvisvgm engine to work in SVG presentations and have them play in my browser. So I found this new package animate here and I am attempting to have my own ...
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Compilation error embedding figures by media4svg in beamer

I am experimenting with the new promising package media4svg which supposedly allows me to embed videos in a beamer presentation almost effortlessly, and then play the presentation in a common modern ...
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Make “pdflatex” compile a file whose name contains double quotes characters

The context Consider a directory with the following files $ ls 1.tex '2 2.tex' "3 '' 3.tex" '4 "" 4.tex' All these files contain the following $ cat 1.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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vim-latex and Okular: forward/inverse search not working for DVI

I'm trying to get DVI forward search to work (I don't think SyncTeX is relevant) with vim-latex/latex-suite and Okular. I'm using Arch Linux. I've been following the official vim-latex beginner's ...
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Lyx (Linux Mint): Preview always displays the first page

I am running Linux Mint: Tricia with an installation of Texlive (full), and am using Okular/qpdfview to view LyX documents. When I used to run Lyx in Windows (with Sumatra as my document viewer), ...
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Embedding videos in Beamer presentation under Linux (Fedora 30)

This is a common question but frankly, there seems not to be an easy successful way to do it. All the resources that I found do not work. Including, I cannot reproduce videos in PDF files by Okular on ...
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why there are in some places irregular weird line break in latex on ubuntu?

I'm writing my master thesis with latex. I'm using ubuntu as an OS and Texstudio as an editor. The problem is that in some pages in my document there is line breaks that i didn't write. Also after ...
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Texlive 2019 offline installation from iso image on Linux [duplicate]

I have put a downloaded iso image of Texlive 2019 on Linux (Mint 19.3, 32 bit) desktop. I open the terminal in the desktop and perform the following commands $ mkdir mountpoint $ sudo mount -o loop ...
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Can I safely move the LaTeX doc folder in Linux from the distribution folder to the local texmf/ folder?

Latex's documentation is quite big and I am now running out of space on / . I have the main Latex installation under / , where I have a folder ../texmf-dist/doc/ which is quite big. I have space ...
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Interactive form not rendering correctly building a pdf document on Linux Mint using MikTex

I'm trying to build a simple PDF document with an interactive formular using the eform package, following this documentation: http://mirror.las.iastate.edu/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/acrotex/doc/...
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Why can't I reopen txt files in TexStudio after saving?

I wrote some text in latex and saved it. Before saving everything worked as it should. But everytime I reopened a saved txt file everything I wrote (commands and text) was grey in the editor like ...
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Correct way to install latex packages on Debian 10 Buster

I really want to use TikZiT because it makes drawing graphs easy. However, I have run into a problem while trying to install additional latex packages in Debian. I used apt to install texlive, but ...
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Having problems in running Latex in atom text-editor in Debian-based linux

I have downloaded Texlive and latex and language-latex package in atom. However,when I save the .tex file, the LaTex log at the bottom shown that TeXification failed!Builder executable 'latexmk' ...
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How to use miktex with texlive on manjaro linux?

I always used miktex on windows, but when I tried to migrate to manjaro linux, I couldn't. I installed miktex and then tried to install texmaker. It turns out that texmaker demands texlive, which ...
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How does one install lilypond and denemo without all of latex base being auto installed Ubuntu linux

I'm trying to install denemo on an Ubuntu Linux computer without hosing my entire texlive system. Does anybody know how to accomplish it? The Ubuntu version is always oldy old, it points the sytem ...
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Get a list of all labels in a tex document?

So I was wondering if pdflatex was writing all the labels used from a main.tex document. When you're working on a hundred pages-long document like a phd dissertation, it is humanly impossible to ...
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Replace text and special character in linux

How to replace <u>Some texts need to be underlined</u> by \underline{Some texts need to be underlined} in linux by "sed" or any other means?
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Package PGF Math Error: Unknown function 'inner' [duplicate]

I wrote my thesis in the Lyx software using Windows 10. At the end, i get a succesfully compiled PDF. I tried to compile the exact same document in Lyx in Linux but i get the error Package PGF Math ...
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Missing number, treated as zero in TeXwors on Windows, but not on Linux

I'm writing something in Latex. Natively I'm using Linux/Ubuntu and it works. Now I'm trying to use the same file (no changes) on my Windows with MikTex. As GUI I use Texworks. Thanks for your help ...
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Is there any way to run windows Texlive on WSL?

Is there any way to run existing TexLive installed on my Windows 10 through the Linux feature of windows WSL (windows sub-system for linux) or should it be installed separately on the WSL? I have the ...
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MikTeX (Windows) to MAC OS (TeX Live)

I processed a project under Windows7, MIkTeX 2.9 (LaTeX) and used Bembo font for the entire text. One of the co-author asked to make the file to run in TeXLive in a Unix system with the same font ...
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A special error message after installing Kile on WSL, for LaTeX

I use WSL (Windows Subsystem Linux). I have tried to install Kile for LaTeX by sudo apt-get install kile As soon as I did, i wanted to open Kile by: kile& And I had the following error ...
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Alignment problem with Noto Sans Bengali

If I use Kalpurush instead of Noto Sans Bengali, I've no problem in alignment with this document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{harfload, fontspec} \usepackage[paperwidth=8.5in, ...
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Package polyglossia not working

I am using a linux system. By mistake I issued a command - sudo apt-get purge python (I know I've committed a very big mistake :( but now I want everything back to normal.) As soon as I issued this ...
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Error in make htmldocs Linux kernel

I am trying to compile make htmldocs in linux kernel 5.2.2 version. Facing some issues restricted \write18 enabled. entering extended mode Latexmk: Index file 'networking.idx' was written Latexmk: ...
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What makes up each TeX Live install-tl scheme?

Is there a way to find out what is installed in each of the possible installation schemes? For example basic scheme just says (plain and latex) and medium scheme is (small + more packages and ...
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Retrieve bibliographic data from DOI code using command line

I am trying to find a way to retrieve some bibliographic data starting from a DOI code using the Linux/MacOS command line. For example, suppose I want to get the bibtex entry for the following DOI: ...
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MiKTeX Linux Docker : LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-xdvipdfmx.def' not found

I have a Docker container and installed MiKTeX, but when I try to generate a PDF, I get an error: LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-xdvipdfmx.def' not found. Here is the Docker file: FROM node:12.6.0-...
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Troubling glyphs

To type arabic with the same keyboard layout I used to use on Windows 10, I've created a .mim file (key mapping file) and put it in /usr/share/m17n to make it work with ibus-m17n on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ...
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LuaLatex Rendering from input buffer instead of filename

I am trying to create pdf by passing buffer instead of filename but have certain issues.PDF size is only limited to two pages and can include only two pictures.Following is the full scenario. I have ...

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