Questions tagged [naming]

{naming} is about naming files, document elements, or their underlying {macros}. Use {naming} in addition to other tags specifying what should be named.

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Large documents, when renaming becomes a nightmare

Forgive my candid question, I am probably missing a whole philosophical idea here... My question How can I handle to change names in my very large document (~1000 sub documents) to prevent errors ? ...
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\def \mypath { … } versus \path [name path = mypath] … ;

This question is a follow-up to my last question. It concerns the problem of naming paths in such a way as to be able to perform operations on them such as translating or rotating them calculating ...
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How to make sure the name for a custom macro is unique and won't result in a clash?

When a new macro is created (typically with \newcommand, \renewcommand or \newenvironment), it requires the user to come up with a name and a definition. The name should only consist of letters (or ...
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LaTeXiT 2.9.0: exporting does not work properly when the file include “/”

LaTeXiT2.9.0, macOS High Sierra. Recently, LaTeXiT2.9.0 has changed the setting of filename when you drag the formula. It was like 'latex-image-1.pdf' previously, however, now uses codes as a name, ...
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Changing the caption label format corrupts subfloat labeling

From this answer, I got this example code (slightly modified) to modify the label of a \ContinuedFloat to begin with "Cont.": \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subfig} % offers \...
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Change Chapter/Section styles

What i would like to achieve is this: Chapter 1. Introduction Section 1.1 Name of the section 1.1 Section 1.2 Name of the section 1.2 ... Also i would like to change Chapter and Section "names" ...
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(XeLaTeX) How to change chaptername (whichever language one uses)?

Having come across a few threads and supposedly relevant or relevantly effective websites, I still have not found the answer to my question. After trial and error and having read things here or there, ...
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Is there a reference/list of standard LaTeX terminology?

I'm writing a program to manipulate LaTeX and I'd like to have access to some standard terminology. For example, is there a standard name for a string of the form \abcd, or \textbf{...} vs {\bf ...} (...