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Questions tagged [pandoc]

Pandoc is a markup converter which can output LaTeX and can parse a subset of LaTeX. Questions about pandoc itself are not on-topic for this site; questions about using it to produce LaTeX are on-topic.

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How to convert a scientific manuscript from LaTeX to Word using Pandoc?

I have a typical scientific manuscript in a LaTeX .tex file, and I need to convert it to MS Word .doc file. The reason for having to convert to MS Word is I'm submitting the manuscript to an academic ...
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Is LaTeX intended for unattended typesetting?

With markup converters like Pandoc, it has now become possible to generate LaTeX documents without ever touching any LaTeX code. However, obtaining aesthetic page breaks for slightly complex ...
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How to fix kerning of comma/colon after quotes?

How to fix kerning of comma/colon after quotes? Hello, I’m a relative newbie in latex and am trying to reduce the space between closing quotes and colon/comma, but by a general way in the preamble, ...
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ConTeXt: Wrapped text misbehaves at page breaks

On this site, a solution for text wrapping based on descriptions in Pandoc-generated ConTeXt documents was previously formulated. Although satisfactory for a one-page minimum working example, the then ...
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Pandoc: Markdown to PDF, without cutting off code block lines that are too long

I'm trying to convert a Markdown file into a PDF file using Pandoc. I have a lot of code blocks in my Markdown. And if I have a line of code that is too long, it will just be cut off in the PDF. How ...
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Bibtex to html/Markdown/etc., using Pandoc

It seems that Pandoc is capable of dealing with references given in a .bib file. Yet, I haven't been able to simply ask Pandoc to convert a .bib file into html, markdown or other formats. Is there a ...
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Gobbling an argument if it starts with #

My problem comes from pandoc and markdown, but it is not directly related with these tools, but instead with "customizing" the resulting pdf via some tex macro programming, so I think it is on topic. ...
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How can I prevent the next paragraph from overwriting the image of a description label?

LaTeX code generated from MarkDown by Pandoc: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \makeatletter \def\maxwidth{\ifdim\Gin@nat@width>\linewidth\linewidth \else\Gin@nat@width\fi} \makeatother \...
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Adding headers and footers using Pandoc

Pandoc uses Tex as an intermediary step when generating PDF, so I thought asking this question on the Tex part of StackExchange may be the right place. If not, please let me know, and I will delete it....
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Recommended workflow? LaTeX -> ePub with math viewable on iPad

This started as a comment in an older thread, but I thought I repost it here as a question to the forum... I'm looking for a workflow that will take me efficiently and reliably from existing LaTeX ...
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Best workflows or tools to generate an html web page from a complex latex document like thesis

I'm really interested to publish my thesis on a website HTML + CSS (when it's done) augmented with tools to annotate it, like the philoweb initative (see here, and here). I know the universal ...
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Latex Figures appear before text in pandoc markdown

I am using pandoc to convert markdown to pdf, but I need to place some figures with more formating than the ![Alt text](image.png) so I use something like this: # Document with figures This ...
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How to interpret message “Invalid UTF-8 stream” when trying to convert a tex-file to a rtf-file using pandoc?

I want to convert a .tex file into something that is possible to open in MS Word (.doc, .docx, .rtf, ...) by means of the pandoc command line software. A minimum .tex file is attached below. I use ...
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LaTeX and pandoc templates [closed]

I'm wondering where can I edit the default template of LaTeX in pandoc (ubuntu) I know this is not relevant on TeX forum, but any help would be welcome, because I'm kinda lost. Thanks!
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Using \lstinline inside a \item

I know about the fragility of verbatim-like commands, and that they should not be used as an argument of another macro, but a need to write a description environment in which the terms to be defined ...
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Pandoc - Convert XeTeX to HTML

I posted the question here How to Convert XeTeX to HTML However I tried something different so decided to ask the issues with the results as a new question. So far my XeTeX file is nicely getting ...
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ConTeXt: Figure scaling to width and text wrapping for Pandoc-generated documents

Consider the following Pandoc-generated ConTeXt document: \setuppapersize [A4][A4] \setuplayout [width=middle, backspace=1.5in, cutspace=1.5in, height=middle, topspace=0.75in, ...
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How to measure the vertical space that was typeset without placing it into an environment?

I would like to achieve automatic clearing of a {floatingfigure} at the beginning of a new \section for texts automatically created by Pandoc. For this to work, I am in need of a way to measure the ...
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Redefine verbatim environment

I have a text with source code, which I would like to display. I am using pandoc, so I have to use either verbatim or listings environment. Unfortunately, I can't use listings package (due to Cyrillic ...
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Getting Hebrew Support Working with Pandoc

Does anyone know why pandoc, with the xelatex engine might not generate hebrew characters while directly calling xelatex does? That is, I have a simple .tex file with some hebrew in it. \...
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Problems with # inside a verbatim that's inside a note

I'm trying to use a # character inside a verbatim that's inside a note : \begin{frame}[fragile] \note{\begin{verbatim} # \end{verbatim} } \end{frame} This produces the following errror : > ! ...
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converting tex to xdoc using pandoc (math formulas are not converted)

I just started using pandoc and I followed every step in this page. First of all we create a text file named test1.md.txt # Test! This is a test of *pandoc*. - list one - list two Convert it to a ...
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(error) \tightlist (converting .md file into .pdf using pandoc)

I was converting 'lecture1.md' file I made via Rstudio into 'lecture1.pdf' using Pandoc at Mac Terminal. and I got this error message : ! Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \tightlist ...
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Deeper levels of (sub)sections don't appear in the LaTeX output of pandoc. Why?

I use pandoc to create latex and PDF from Markdown. Markdown, being designed for HTML, allows 6 levels of headers H1...H6. But when converting to PDF, via tex, I get only three levels: 1 (\section), 1....
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LaTeX + Biblatex bibliography to other formats via Pandoc

I am trying to convert a simple LaTeX file that uses biblatex-chicago for citation formatting to, say, .docx via Pandoc. Unfortunately, I don't seem to be able to find the right invocation of Pandoc ...
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Why doesn't Pandoc convert citations correctly from Markdown to LaTeX?

Consider the following markdown fragment: Connecting these native implementations to the Python world is enabled by the [Cython](http://cython.org/) toolchain  [@behnel2011cython]. I use pandoc to ...
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How to set a font family with pandoc?

I have some reports written in MultiMarkDown and want to convert them to pdf (via xelatex) with pandoc. As I am in an professional environment, a certain font-family is mandatory. The fonts are ...
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Latex default citation and bibliography style with Pandoc

I write a paper in Markdown and convert it to PDF via Pandoc and Latex with the following commands to get Latex's (well, BibLatex's) default citation and bibliography style: pandoc -s --bibliography=...
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Automating extraction of Markdown-formatted tables from an (incomplete) LaTeX document

I am trying to automate the presentation of my note taking. I would like to be able to regex all Pandoc tables in my document, add LaTeX around them, compile them and show the result in a PDF. ...
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Pandoc caption for code blocks [closed]

Consider the following code block: ~~~~{.Python .numberLines caption="test"} def myfunction(var): """ Oh how awesome this is. """ pass ~~~~ The code gets formatted correctly in the Pdf, but the ...
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Resize all images in Latex to a percentage width

I am auto-generating multiple tex files using pandoc (one tex file for each of my chapters). Pandoc generates this tex code for each image. \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics{images/...
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pandoc converting tex to docx with references - not enclosed in parentheses / brackets

I am trying to convert a pretty basic latex file to docx format using pandoc and am having a slight issue with the in-text citation not being enclosed in parentheses () tex doc minimal example \...
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How to use PanDoc to derive output from LaTeX and TikZ to a DOCX file?

I have a LaTeX document with the following code which generates a picture using TiKZ. (Minimum working example here) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,stanli} \begin{document} Analyse ...
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Convert Markdown + Embedded Latex to PDf and Doc

I would like to convert math.stackexchange style plain text markdown with embedded latex equations to PDF and Doc formats. I've tried using pandoc, but keep getting bad PDF's. For example, if I type ...
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ConTeXt: How to change the background color and border of a Pandoc-generated blockquote?

Consider the following minimum working example containing a blockquote as defined in a Pandoc-generated document: \setuppapersize [A4][A4] \setuplayout [width=middle, backspace=1.5in, cutspace=1....
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Converting TEX to TXT using Pandoc

I am trying to convert a .tex file into a .txt file, so that it could be directly copy pasted into environments that supports only MathJax. For example blogs, Mathematics Stackexchange, stackedit.io ...
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Harnessing the TeX compiler to write a TeX to UTF8 converter

Dealing with most of one's text in UTF-8 rather than TeX-strings has many advantages, it is not only easy on the eyes, fingers and editors, but also it becomes real easy to feed your text to spellers, ...
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Renew section command to wrap whole section in an environment

I am trying to write a beamer template for pandoc. For that I need to convert \section{Text 1} Some text. to \begin{frame}[fragile]{Text 1} Some text. \end{frame} Is there a way to do this inside ...
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How can I redefine a list item to normal text in order to enable proper wrapping?

Consider the following LaTeX code, the bottom half of which was generated from MarkDown by Pandoc. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \makeatletter \def\maxwidth{\ifdim\Gin@nat@width>\...
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Fun unicode characters with pandoc

Silly question: I want to use a heart (♥) character in my presentation. I'm already using xelatex as engine so it doesn't complain for the character itself but it doesn't render it. Just a blank ...
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redefine \includegraphics for beamer

I'm using Pandoc to convert from markdown to LaTeX or Beamer. The LaTeX template of Pandoc has nice command so that images are resized to fit the text width but the Beamer output is not. \...
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Pandoc: minimal headers for LaTeX output

I'm taking mediawiki text and trying to convert it to latex in Pandoc. All seems to be reasonably well. However, I had to make sure to use: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document}...
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How to renew verbatim to Verbatim from fancyvrb?

I am using pandoc to convert Markdown to Tex, pandoc will render code blocks to \begin{verbatim}CODE\end{verbatim}, and fvextra only works with \begin{Verbatim}[breaklines]. How can I make {verbatim} ...
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Pandoc not handling in-text citation with certain CSL file correctly

I was asked in this question to open a new question with a MWE for a CSL file, which is not handled correctly by Pandoc Citeproc or Pandoc. First of all the call to Pandoc I use: pandoc \ --read=...
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How to change Pandoc's / hyperref's reference format?

\frontmatter As described in a related question, pandoc turns Markdown links such as [TeX.SE](https://tex.stackexchange.com/) into \href{https://tex.stackexchange.com/}{TeX.SE} However, in ...
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pandoc --listings breaks styling of code block

Considering this input file: ~~~{.html caption="test caption"} <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8" /> <title>Store</title> </head>...
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Pandoc not handling in-text citation with certain csl file

Here's an example input markdown file: @brandt2009two, observing programmers building an online chat room in the lab, found that online resources are leveraged primarily to engage in *just-in-time ...
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Pandoc: Exporting Tikz Figures and Other Environments from Latex to other formats

How can I alter the answer from this question (which uses a lua-filter), so that it outputs tikz figures in a docx document, but also extracts content from non-pandoc friendly environments (as it does ...
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Saving and restoring font settings

I'm using Pandoc to generate a PDF from a Markdown source file, and passing in a custom LaTeX template (effectively a tweaked version of the Pandoc default) to change the style of the final PDF. I ...
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How to create a portable document containing .bib references from .(R)md files?

I have a .Rmd file that contains references like [@smoreda2013spatiotemporal]. Works great. The problem is that it's referencing a giant .bib file, making the document less portable. How to make it ...