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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Lost my ability to add .tex and .sty files when upgrading to texlive 2016 on ubuntu [duplicate]

Using the instructions from How to install vanilla texlive on debian or ubuntu I upgraded from texlive 2014 to texlive 2016 on my second laptop. I did this because I am using some more recent packages ...
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How to hide path in lstlistoflistings?

When I am making a list of listings in my latex report, using: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{language = Matlab, inputpath=./Code/} \begin{document}...
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tlmgr path add yields errors but makes symlinks

Today (June 9, 2016), I've just installed TeX Live 2016 on my Ubuntu 14.04.4. The installation itself was successful, but when I tried to make symlinks for binaries, info pages, and man pages, path ...
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Drawing automata paths step by step with TikZ and \onslide command [closed]

I have an oral presentation on friday, where I will have to explain the determinization process for transducers. To save time, and make the whole thing clearer, I'd like to do a step by step ...
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Texmaker can't find the image

I'm writing my master thesis using texmaker as editor... I have a multi-file project with a main-file as master document and another file used as input. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \...
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How to set a default bib path where all the bib files can refer to it?

I have a problem when I have multiple bib files (i.e.,full.bib,article.bib,conf.bib,book.bib,me.bib; all the bib files are put into the bib folder), that is, every time I want to add bib files to my ...
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Different latex compilators don't get files and folders right

I'm working on my thesis and I decided to do it in LaTeX. I was using an amazing online service, ShareLatex, that allowed me to compile and edit my projects wherever I go (I use several computers in a ...
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How to Keep LaTeX Process Files in Directories?

I want to organise better LaTeX process files such as .aux, .log, .nav, .snm, .synctex.gz, .toc and .out. I know the threads here about How to manage LaTeX files in a directory? but it is about ...
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Confuse with relative path for subfolder

Sorry as maybe this question is a bit rhetorical, I have my main latex file in C:/latex/thesis.tex while i split my other chapters in another chapters folder C:/latex/chapters/ and my images are ...
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Figures in LaTeX from different directories

I've seen this sort of question on a lot of fora, but I haven't found an answer to my question. If the answer is already out there and I didn't find it, I apologize in advance. The situation is as ...
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Tikz: convert an object to a filled path?

Let's say I have such a simple tikz "contour" object defined with \draw: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzset{x=1pt, y=1pt, z=1pt} \begin{document} \def\object{ \draw[blue,...
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How to add label at center of three nodes and have it pointed to nodes respectively?

In tikz I have three nodes as following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgf, tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, automata} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[>= stealth,...
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passing the extension to \includesvg - damned if you do, damned if you don't

I'm trying to use the svg package, for some svg files I have in a graphics/ subdirectory. My includegraphics command used to be: \includegraphics{graphics/foo.png} Now, if I write: \includesvg{...
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tikz path use draw area

I found a interesting snowman here, I rewrite it with some relative coordinate as below for fun: \documentclass[border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,shapes} \...
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Draw the dogbone contour for complex integral

I want a diagram to demonstrate the dogbone contour like: I have found some useful pages to teach myself, such as TikZ: complicated paths, e.g. for complex integrals Drawing complex integration I ...
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! Missing $ inserted

im experiencing a kind of weird error. I receive the "! Missing $ inserted." error message for line 727. The problem: the line is empty! In the error message he seems to load an R document that I ...
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Change style of individual path labels?

I am working on creating a path diagram using Tikzedt. The problem I'm running into is that the path labels on these lines that are very close to each other are overlapping with the other lines, ...
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Setting the path of images in writing a Thesis

I am writing a thesis with two chapters. Each chapter is a separate journal paper and has its own text and one single image. I put the text and image of each chapter in a separate file: ...
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File Path with Symbol Causes Error

I foolishly included a # (number symbol) in a file path. Whenever I reference this it generates the following error: Illegal parameter number in definition of \reserved@a. [.../Paper#1/2016-02-14/...
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nomencl.ist not found

I'm on osx [MacTex] and I'm trying to use nomencl package. The problem is that: makeindex thesis.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o thesis.nls does not work, printing index file nomencl.ist not found Lookig ...
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Automatic line breaks in path{} command?

i use the \path{} command to print out a path to a directory in my *.tex File. I searched a lot around the internet to solve the problem to automatically linebreak the path-url. I found some hints ...
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Include a tex file that contains the bibliography section

I found when I tried to keep the spaces in my file name by using \include{{""}}, then the file could still be included, but the references would be question marks. This is my MWE \documentclass{...
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What is the counterpart in LaTeX for the R package ezknitr and its tools for managing paths and directories

Dean Attali has just added an R package called ezknitr to CRAN. It enables those who use knitr and RMarkdown in .Rmd files to handle directories quite flexibly. His blog describes it well: path ...
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Include graphics from subfolders [closed]

I have this structure: mainfolder/main.tex mainfolder/frontmatter/front.tex mainfolder/frontmatter/images/logo.jpg Now i include front.tex in main.tex, but i can't view the logo. PS: I want specify ...
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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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Gnuplottex and Texshop — Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input! [closed]

I'm trying to compile the following file using latex and the gnuplottex package. For some reason I'm getting this error, even though I have already enabled shell escape and /usr/local/bin/gnuplot is ...
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Symbolic link in ~/texmf mystery [closed]

I have TeX Live 2013 installed on Ubuntu 14.04 with kpathsea and I have a rather curious situation. I created a new beamer theme that I work on at ~/code/git/beamer/mytheme and then I created a ...
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LaTex \include space in path

It's not graphs. It's a .tex file that I want to include. I used \input and it worked fine. But as I keep writing more and more, the file got bigger and bigger and I decided to use chapterbib to make ...
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How can I put a white-space in the Path to .bib while compiling BibTeX? Continued

I am trying to compile a .tex file (beamer class), and I want to use references from a .bib file. This .bib file is located in a folder with a path with multiple white spaces in it. Basically I have ...
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Relative paths to tex files? [duplicate]

In the preamble of my tex document I can set graphicspath. Is it also possible to set a path to sub sections and tables, so I can do \input{relative-path/filename.tex} from any tex file and move that ...
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What's Happening With My Path After Upgrade to El Capitan?

I've tried everything I could find (within good reason) regarding how I should proceed in making my TeX files compile again and nothing works. After hunting it down in the computer, I have found that ...
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TexMaker, permanent changing of the path

I just update my MacBook with the last OS El Capitan. I follow all the suggestion in order to make TexMaker work in a proper way, but when I relaunch the application all the changes in the paths are ...
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How to add more sty and cls locally?

Please be warned, despite this sounding very similar to Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files? it is a different problem. I need to generate PDF as ...
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Problem when compiling, file not found, after update to El Captain

I already see all the questions related to the change of directory path everywhere in the texmaker settings. I follow those steps and I change all the paths with the: /Library/TeX/texbinbut I still ...
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3D path and its projection on walls with cube markers

Does anyone know how to do something like this with tikz?: I would like to crate practicaly same thing just with one path 1 point thick withou eyes ect... thanks exaple of path: 0, 0, 0; 1, 1, 1; ...
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How to manage spaces in paths to format files?

I have noticed that pdflatex \&"/path with a space/mylatexformat" file.tex does not work whereas pdflatex \&"/path/without/space/mylatexformat" file.tex works well. Is there any ...
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TeXstudio PATH problem with kpsewhich

If I start up TeXstudio by launching it normally as an app in OS X Yosemite, whenever I build and view a document, it complains kpsewhich: command not found. However, which kpsewhich in a terminal ...
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Why typesetting file path not working?

I know this How to typeset a file path? I think that the PATH command works like making possible to use shorter PATH in URLs. I have documents in my filesystem which I often include in my notes. I ...
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TeXlive update - how do I permanently set the path? [closed]

I updated to texlive 2015 and it works, as does tlmgr. I can't read dvi's anymore (I'm assuming this is a related problem and if not will deal with it later). I have to set the path every time I run a ...
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latexmk says fontspec/Path is unknown

I have the following document, which uses fonts stored in a fonts/ directory (specifically several subdirectories of fonts/), as well as defined font subfamilies. I'm trying to compile it into a PDF ...
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How to translate a figure on a path (rollercoaster)

Is it possible to make something like this: The best thing I could do was this: With this code: \documentclass[symmetric,justified,a4paper]{tufte-book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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lualatex: Error when loading a font from a relative path [closed]

I'm trying to load a .ttf from lualatex, which works fine when I place the .ttf in the same folder as the .tex file. However, for my project structure it would be beneficial to store .ttf files in a ...
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remove “” from lyx macro

I am using LyX and followed http://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Biblatex. I don't want to use an absolute path with \addbibresource so I've tried following there example of using the \input@path macro. This ...
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Multimedia : Path to sound and video files

I have the same sound on transition between frames in a quizz beamer pdf. Each quizz file will use the same sound file, all quizz are not in the same directory. I want to avoid copying the same sound ...
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Pathing images from a separate folder location

A document I wrote uses \begin{figure} and \includegraphics to load an image. Later, I \input this document into a master document in the same folder, and the image is included in my output document. ...
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Tikz Intersecion doesn't recognize path named with name path

I have problems with using path names defined even in the same loop. the following code produces error message: ! Package tikz Error: I do not know the path named `ab6'. Perhaps you misspelt it. ...
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Upgrading Tex Live from 2013 to 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded Tex Live from 2013 to 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04 using the guidelines given in this nice answer. But have some problems. After upgrading when I check the version of Tex Live using tex --version ...
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How to set PATH variable in portable miktex to be used with texmaker

When I perform ps->pdf or XeLaTeX I get error 'mgs.exe' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. The solution for this is to add ...\miktexport\miktex\...
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How to input file with relative paths within

In most of my work, I use a specific .tex ("main".tex) file with a preamble and \begin- and \end{document}. In the document I use \input{...} to another .tex file, with no preamble. Let's say "main"....
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How to center a label inside a closed path in Asymptote?

I am new to Asymptote and I need a little help. I would like to place a label exactly in the center of a closed path, for example in a triangle: unitsize(1cm); size(4cm); draw((0, 0) -- (0, 3) -- (3, ...