Questions tagged [paths]

paths give the location of bin directory which consists of (latex) executable files in any platform. Post installation it is important to set the path for the bin directory. use this tag for installation issues

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Starting a path on a decoration of another path

In the following code, I would like to connect the plus sign to the focusing rectangle containing 2 * 3 + 11 = 17. I have a connection but it is not the wanted one. I do not want the small red line ...
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build tex file with pdflatex from other path

I have such a structure: ..path..\pyt\go.py ..path..\tex\base\base.sty ..path..\tex\base\img\1.jpg ..path..\tex\book\book1.tex ..path..\tex\book\images\img.pdf ..path..\tex\book\bin\ ..path..\tex\...
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Integration path with tikz

I need to draw a path for my final essay. Unfortunately it is not very common and I could not find it in previous questions, but I'm not sufficiently familiar with Tikz to draw it by myself or to ...
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What do these commands specifically do?

\makeatletter \providecommand*{\input@path}{} \g@addto@macro\input@path{{./level1//}{./level1/level2//}{./level2//}} \makeatother I understand: \makeatletter \makeatother are just necessary for ...
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How to draw a path to form a regular pentagon?

I already have a code that draws a regular hexagon the following way \begin{tikzpicture}[every node/.style={draw,shape=circle,fill=blue}] \path (0,0) node (p0) {} (-1.5,-1) node (p1) {} (-1.5,-2.5) ...
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After a completed TeX Live installation on Linux: how can I run just the “Create symlinks to standard directories” option?

On CentOS 7 I have installed TeX Live 2019 via CLI by running install-tl from an ISO image. This install was identified as x86_64-linux and finished successfully. Now, I want to activate the symlinks ...
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“ command tex not found ” but I actually put the path into environment

I'm fresh in linux, don't know why this happened
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Notepad++ and MiKTeX — CMD not recognizing commands/exes

Currently, I can't get a batch file/run command combo to compile my .tex files into PDFs -- it throws an error at multiple lines, which I will mark in the code with an '*' before them. The only ...
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dash path between two intersections with other path

I wish to dash the red path when it is between the intersections with the blue path. How can I do this using paths names? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{intersections} \...
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Link to pdf file on network drive (UNC)

I would like to put a link to an external file in a presentation, but the file is located on a network drive, so I may only get an UNC path like: \\server\folder\file.pdf Is there a way to get this ...
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Set path using if / else

Depending on the previous text I need to set e path to folder 1 or folder 2. With just one folder everything worked fine, but with the condition it doesn't. What am I missing? \newcommand{\nc}{text-...
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Path & Compilation issue | Texmaker MikteX

I've just installed MiKTeX and TeXMaker on my PC (previously worked on Overleaf which is fine until you have to write a whole master thesis). I have trouble while trying to compile a document, cf. ...
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Recursively search parent directories when including/inputting file

I'm wondering if it's possible to modify the function of the \input command so that e.g. \input{macros} would work recursively. Variant 1 Check if macros.tex exists in the current directory. If ...
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Filling in figure defined by long path

I have the following MWE \documentclass[11pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.9} \usetikzlibrary{calc,arrows,fadings,decorations.pathreplacing,decorations....
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texlive 2018 install without update

I wonder if there is some workaround for the Texlive 2018 to be able to install any package, as right now everything is returning the error related to the new 2019 version. There was this answer, for ...
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Error with pygmentize when using minted package

Problem: I get multiple undefined control sequences when using the package minted and I believe it is caused by pygmentize. Background I use the software Texpad and the active LaTeX distribution is ...
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MPINPUTS of metapost

When I ran mpost in a source directory, it worked fine. When I set MPINPUTS with $export MPINPUTS=./src, I saw an error I can't find the 'plain' preload file! I wonder if my export command somehow ...
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Set Path for *.fontspec file

According to Section 2.3 of the fontspec documentation it is possible to select a font by creating a file like ⟨fontname⟩.fontspec. Does this file always has to be in the root of the document or could ...
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Draw a path through some specified points

I want to write a small program to draw an automata using tikz, but when I finish, it seems like this: Actually, I use the way of converting Graghviz to tikz. So I would like to draw a path from (_0) ...
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What is the difference between the package-searching mechanism of PdfLatex and TexMaker?

I usually use TeXmaker to edit and compile my .tex files. I am trying to figure out where I should put the file my-package.sty, so that I can use it by simple adding \usepackage{my-package} to the ...
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Path Variable Problem in TikzEdt

When I start tikzedt on windows 10 I face the problem of a path variable as in fig. A solution is requested.
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LaTeX does not find the command although PATH is specified

LaTeX fails to pass the command to bash even though PATH is specified. For example, I am trying to invoke texcount, which is in directory /Library/TeX/textbin. When I check echo $PATH, the output I ...
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How to suitably configure the TEXINPUTS variable in latexmkrc for detecting the sty and cls files present in a custom folder in the project directory?

I am working on a project where in the .cls and .sty files installed by the TeX distributions are too old, but they have been patched by other users on github. I wish to use these updated versions of ...
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Need help with preamble pathing

In my main.tex I am requesting my preamble to be loaded through the command \usepackage{preamble}, which is in the same folder as my main.tex. My subfiles are located one folder below, e.g. MAIN/...
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GitLab CI Runner with relative paths in main.tex

I have a LaTeX document where I include another TeX file with a relative path like \include{../Meta/commands.tex}. If I compile it on my local machine all works fine. Now I also want to use the CI ...
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relative paths for bibtex in lyx

I insert a bibliography into my LyX document through insert > list/TOC > bibtex bibliography. I find my file and everything works out. However, the path it uses is absolute as opposed to ...
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Where should I put bibfile.bib to use it directly in \bibliography{bibfile}?

I usually have to include my bibliography file by specifying the whole path: \bibliography{path/to/bib/file/bibfile} Where can I put the file bibfile.bib so that I can include those bibliography ...
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TextMate ConTeXt bundle

I am in macOS High Sierra, with TextMate 2 and the (outdated, from 2010) ConTeXt bundle. And I have MacTeX 2018 installed. I tried to compile something and it said that my PATH was something and that ...
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Search order of graphic files

There are many packages that contain graphic files. For example, rutitlepage has logo.pdf, hand.pdf in notes, and so on. If I want to use my own logo.pdf, which I want to load from a subfolder, then ...
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Drawing path from intersection of two paths to origin of those two intersecting paths

I have two paths which are to be drawn with dotted lines (shown in figure) and they intersect at some point C. Now I need to draw a resultant path of these two paths with solid lines. The resultant ...
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What is the easiest way to set path of updated(new version) texlive installation?

I can remember that I might get a easy solution, but now I can't find this in this site. $ whereis pdflatex pdflatex: /usr/bin/pdflatex /usr/bin/X11/pdflatex /usr/share/man/man1/pdflatex.1.gz But, ...
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Brownian Motion in 2D space, adding drift and a second motion

So I found this code from these forums: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{randomwalk} \begin{document} \framebox{\RandomWalk {number = 300, length = 2pt, angles = {0,10,20,50,-10,-20,-50}, degree, ...
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eps files outside the working directory

Consider the following script.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \includegraphics{fig/epsfig.eps} \end{figure} \end{document} When calling pdflatex ...
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How to specify absolute paths [duplicate]

I input a file inp.txt using its path relative to the directory containing the main.tex file and where I will run pdflatex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{../inputs/inp.txt} \end{...
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Drawing a 'line of arrows' with the same distance between them

I have a rectangle node and want to draw multiple arrows showing in one direction and have a fixed distance between each other. The drawback of my current MWE is that the distances written in the ...
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Tikz: control where path meets a node in a path diagram

I'm trying to make a path diagram for my thesis and I'm running into trouble right at the beginning: I want the arrows to end below the y-rectangles (meaning at the lower side of the rectangles). I ...
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Is there a way to create Tex Live or LaTeX virtual environment?

I am looking for a Python-style virtualenv or venv to create a virtual environment where I can install LaTeX packages such that the packages are available to my current LaTeX project only (but not ...
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Tikz: draw path starting at an anchor and just going a specific distance in some angle

I would like to draw a decoreted path starting at the anchor of one node and going in a specific direction for a specific distance. I Found something like this: \draw(node.north) -- (50:2cm); This ...
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Let tex search a file inside a folder?

As mentioned in my last question i have problems with \input command and relative paths which getting wrong. I also tried the import-package but don't get this to work. Till now I just have two ...
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When using \input{document_with_tikz.tex} the paths inside document_with_tikz.tex getting wrong

I have some main document and want to insert another .tex file which contains a tikz-picture (standalone documentclass). In my project I have a folder for some shared preambles like commands of ...
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Modular Documents \includegraphics file not found

I'm starting a Modular Latex project for the first time and I'm having problems with adding figures. I'm using the \input{} command to add files to the main documento.tex as in the Latex/Modular ...
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Determine the relative path of a package

The general idea is that I can get the relative path of my project root by including the package mymacros.sty in my subprojects. I have the following setup: mymacros.sty myimg figure.tikz the ...
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Overlay of text along path

In beamer, I failed to show the text above a path from the second slide on using the overlay specification like <2-> and onslide<2->. How to do that? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{...
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Have Miktex and Texlive side-by-side

I'm trying to have both MikTex and TexLive working on my Ubuntu Linux. Both the tex distros have been installed through apt-get. I know this is related to settings on the PATH variable. So what I did ...
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How do I tell Texmaker where to look for packages

I recently installed texlive from the internet (using tar found here). When the installation finished, I added the following lines to /etc/bash.bashrc: PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2013/bin/i386-linux:$...
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How to include graphics with spaces in their path?

I want to import graphics into my main input file using the macro \includegraphics. It does not work if the filename contains spaces. Include image with spaces in path directory to be processed with ...
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Specifying path correctly for .bib file [closed]

Given the directory structure: B-Galactosidase Report\LaTeX\Min ex\ My .tex file is inside "Min ex" directory. My .bib file is inside the "B-Galactosidase Report" directory two levels above that. ...
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How to set texmaker when upgrading from MacTeX 2017 to 2018? [closed]

I am a frequent reader of tex.stackexcnage, this is my fist post and, since English is not my native language, I hope you will forgive my clumsiness. I've been using fo several months texmaker on ...
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Inkscape saving pdfs without the path

I'd like to know why and if someone knows a solution about saving pdf + latex gives the wrong path to the tex file. So for instance: If I save an svg inside mainfolder/subfolder as pdf with omit ...
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How to specify the absolute path of the output directory with latexmk?

I'm trying to execute latexmk from my web application and need to specify the path of its output directory. (I'm on Linux CentOS 6.9) I have my .tex files in the directory /home/(the path) (this is ...