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A plain text markup language for conversion to HTML, LaTeX and other formats.

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Moon in Markdown [closed]

I am wondering how to write the moon symbol for math equations on Markdown. I am wondering how to get the moon syntax into the markdown file. I saw people use this online I have been trying to write ...
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Pandoc Code block is not aligned using Eisvogel and Markdown

Hey it's me again and I am back with something that doesn't let me sleep anymore. I am using the popular Eisvogel Pandoc template for rendering my markdown files to PDFs. So far everything is working ...
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Add a custom latex command to be used with pandoc/markdown

so I am using the popular Eisvogel template for my personal work. I basically type everything in markdown and use pandoc to convert it to a pretty pdf. Using blockquotes ( > text ) results in a ...
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Counting words with TeXcount in documents using \markdownInput or \verbatiminput

I'm using \markdownInput (via the markdown package) to include Markdown files in a paper on Overleaf. Overleaf uses the TeXcount utility to count the words. But TeXcount doesn't recognize \...
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Markdown -> Latex -> PDF: md inline code snippets going out of page bounds

Problem I have a bunch of changelog.md files for our software that use backticks for inline code. I pull them as part of the documentation build process and compile a PDF with latex. Latex seems ...
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Markdown table overflowing in rendered PDF

I have a markdown file with many pipetables. It is linked in a tex file. In most of them the text is too long for one row. When i create the pdf with pdflatex --shell-escape ./test.tex I would assume ...
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Pandoc convert specific parts of document

I have a markdown file of which I want to convert sometimes only specific parts, sometimes the whole document. I know about lua-filters and fenced div which I think is a possible approach, but how can ...
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How to return to the initial definition of quote on markdown, after having redefined it? That definition is unknown or can vary depending on flavors

After having redefined quote in markdown to create nice blockquote with background color and borders, how can I return to the previous quote definition, that is unknown, because it's markdown who ...
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How do you insert figures and number them in these pandoc template?

Yo there, Im not used to markdown language so using the ieee-pandoc-template but the template does not have info about adding figures and make reference to. So I'm unsure if it has to do with markdown,...
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How to evaluate latex code in markdown (pandoc) code chunk?

I wan't to evaluate latex command \input{file} in code section in pandoc markdown. I tried this: ```matlab syms s; G = \input{"raw.txt"}; step(G); ``` file raw.txt contains this: (100*s + ...
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Defining an environment with markdown in a tcolorbox

This works in Overleaf: \begin{tcolorbox} \begin{markdown} - Foo - Bar \end{markdown} \end{tcolorbox} But I can't define a new environment that does this with a single environment declaration (...
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Pandoc / Eisvogel template : code blocks in MarkDown with very long lines get cut off when outputting to PDF

here is my problem : I have this code in a code block in my markdown file : $ ./test ...
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Latex hyperlinks with tooltip or alt text

I am trying to figure out a way to add tooltips or alternate text to my images and hyperlinks. I use a converter to convert markdown documents to latex so What I need is the following: This would be a ...
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links and reference links in latex converted from markdown

I am trying to convert markdown to latex using a self made script. One of the issues I am running against are hyperlinks. Within markdown there are numerous ways to place links (external hyperlinks), ...
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Conversion markdown to latex regarding headers

I am trying to convert markdown headers to latex without them being caught by a ToC. So in other words, in markdown I would do like this: - # header 1 - ## header 2 - ### header 3 - #### header 4 ...
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Nested blockquotes in latex

Within Markdown it is possible to use nested blockquotes, which looks like this: Dorothy followed her through many of the beautiful rooms in her castle. The Witch bade her clean the pots and kettles ...
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Add a beamer note to a section slide using pandoc and markdown

I am using pandoc to convert markdown to beamer slides. I am using the notes in beamer to make note slides. I have slide-level=3 so that the first two markdown headings are sections. I want the ...
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memoir, markdown: Feed first word of chapter to command (for auto drop caps)

I'm setting a novel using memoir and markdown with simple Markdown supplied by the author. This workflow is working surprisingly well and yields professional results. Now, as the icing on the cake, I'...
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How to use markdown in todonotes?

I use todonotes, especially in the coordination of bigger projects. Especially in the drafting and quick brainstorming phase I'd love to be able to just use markdown inside todonotes to not waste time ...
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Pandoc - from MD to PDF - Undefined control sequence error

As a beginner, I've just installed MikTex and Pandoc. I'm trying to convert my markdown file into a pdf file using pandoc, but pandoc returns an error which goes like this: Error producing PDF. ...
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VsCode markdown: how to add align as a direct math environment?

Basically, I am using vscode for my latex notes due to its snippets, and I would like to have a live preview with markdown. The idea is to take live notes in markdown and then copy and paste them into ...
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My setup is happy with UTF-8 or escaped LaTex typographic characters, should I use one or the other?

I’m using Pandoc for an initial conversion of Markdown files into LaTex. I have two questions: I use UTF-8 in all my documents without any issues, and can output PDFs from LaTeX with either/both UTF-...
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Issue with tapuscrit style and bibtex

I'm writing my PhD thesis in markdown and using Bibtex with Zotero. I'm having some issues with the quotation style I'm using, which is a slightly modified version of the tapuscrit, when converting my ...
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Markdown package -- tight lists

I am using the markdown package within Latex (https://ctan.math.utah.edu/ctan/tex-archive/macros/generic/markdown/markdown.pdf) My document contains a lot of lists (my main motivation for using ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \tocchapter undefined - no solution found

I am trying to convert on a Mac (IOS 11.5.2.) in R Markdown a code to a pdf file but since I enteder a code junk (importing a csv. file and producing a table) I get following error msg: I was unable ...
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Find difficulty in enumerating by Latex in Python markdown

Our professor asked us not to use raw html to reproduce the following text. I tried to use the following codes to achieve such enumeration format but failed. Could anyone give me some hint? Am I on ...
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Render Markdown tables correctly

I am trying to render Markdown tables using the markdown package. The tables do get rendered properly in Pandoc, but not with LaTeX. Here is my .tex: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[top=1....
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generating markdown from bib file [duplicate]

I have a question regarding generating markdown from .bib files. I've arrived at pandoc being the thing that would likely be most useful, but my attempts have failed. I tried using the following bib ...
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Why are my citations from markdown not converted into footnotes?

I can not get citations from markdown to work the way they are apparently supposed to work. They end up remaining just inline in square beackets in the output PDF. I am using TexMaker These are my ...
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Formatting tables in markdown blocks: how to use "renderer"?

As you can see, this is similar to that quesion. However I think my problem has not been solved and then open this. I'm using markdown package in my LaTeX document and it works well. However I find my ...
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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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Verbatim "breakanywhere" doesn't have any effect with a markdown using fvextra package converted to a pdf with Pandoc

I'm generating a pdf from a markdown file that begins this way : --- header-includes: - \usepackage{fvextra} - \DefineVerbatimEnvironment{Highlighting}{Verbatim}{breaklines, breakanywhere, ...
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Tex Template for markdown: Command \circledS already defined [duplicate]

I'm rewriting old latex code for my university's thesis template to make it work with R markdown. I want it to do as little as possible besides creating a title page, copyright page, English abstract ...
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Formatting pipe tables using the markdown package

I'm using the pipeTables option in the LaTeX markdown package to render tables in markdown. I'm looking for a way to format said tables so that they display both vertical and horizontal lines. The ...
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Rendering autolinks with Markdown package

I'd like Markdown package to render markdown autolinks <some-url> as LaTeX \url{some-url}, so I added a custom naive link renderer. Here is a MWE showing all the cases: \documentclass[a5paper]{...
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Markdown Pandoc: How to set headings to sans font and paragraphs to serif font

How to set pandoc to generate pdf from markdown file to use sans font for heading and serif font for paragraphs? Do I need to put something to yaml header? I want this: I'm just using pandoc file.md -...
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Is there persons who uses the latex for general writing?

I mean not math related things, just a diary, blog post, memo, etc. I saw Blogging in LaTeX And..., I think markdown is enough to general writing, but I also wanna write things with latex to learn ...
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How can I reformat a table? Using Markdown > Pandoc > PDF

I am using Markdown to write a document. It's in lots of MD files which are then combined into 1, then sent to Pandoc as follows: pandoc -s combined.markdown --from markdown+table_captions+...
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use jinja2 context variable within MarkDown figure block

I am trying to use a context variable that is rendered at runtime within the LaTeX/MarkDown code block that generates a figure. In principle, I would like to allow for dynamic paths to the images to ...
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MathJax: Can't render \begin{cases}...\end{cases} using Jekyll [closed]

We use MathJax on our course website, which is implemented in Jekyll and hosted on GitHub pages. For small, straightforward equations, MathJax works great but I've never been able to get even slightly ...
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How can I render a markdown file with some LaTeX inline math?

When I receive a Markdown file, I can open it in a markdown editor like React on Linux or Markdown Monster on Windows etc. However - such editors do not support rendering of LaTeX embedded in the ...
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inline Latex in R markdown

I have a question about inline R Markdown code: I have a finished LaTeX table that looks like this: \begin{table}[!h] \centering \begin{tabular}{ |c|c|c|c|} \hline $\textbf{Vorname}$ & $\textbf{...
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Latex markdown package -- tables

I thought I'd hit the jackpot when I found the markdown package: https://ctan.org/pkg/markdown But can some kind guru tell me if it supports tables and, if so, how to format them in markdown (*.md) ...
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How to type œ and ç in LaTex and Markdown?

I used to solve the problem of typing Dutch letters by $\acute{e}$, $\ddot{e}$ and so on. And I get by. But now that I need to type some French, I can't get away with œ and ç. What's the most handy ...
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replace text sequences in stream without lua?

I have been using the wonderful markdown package from vitek novotny, but sometimes it is overkill and lualatex is slower than pdflatex, too. yet I do miss one feature from markdown even in my simple ...
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How to align beamer slide content with markdown pandoc?

I use markdown to generate beamer slides with pandoc. This markdown... # Test foobar ...is compiled to this Latex: \begin{frame}{Test} \protect\hypertarget{test}{} foobar \end{frame} What do I ...
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Markdown to pdf with pandoc : how to get color for code framed by a single back-tick

To print .md to .pdf I use pandoc. (due to many contributor in this forum. Thx to them) problem = I would like to have (in the pdf) the same background color for the code no matter if I use triple ...
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Pandoc xelatex font-family with relative path

I use Pandoc to generate PDF file from MD file with XeLaTeX engine. # in documentation directory pandoc file.md --pdf-engine=xelatex -o file.pdf I've a problem with font-family relative in YML part ...
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Equal size underbraces at a lower position

I am writing a markdown document and I want to have underbraces of equal size under each term, like the one here: I could only do it manually by adding a bunch of empty spaces (\ ) around the terms: $...
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Small hollow circle in math, smaller than \circ [duplicate]

I am writing a markdown document and I want to reproduce the following formula: I'm trying to do it with the following: $$ \underbrace{X_t}_\text{Population at time $t$} = \underbrace{\alpha \circ X_{...
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