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How to more efficiently get code like this?

I have a folder containing files like these, 2007.pdf 2007_Q1.pdf 2007_Q10.pdf ... 2007_Q5.pdf 2007_Q6.pdf 2007_Q7.pdf 2007_Q8.pdf 2007_Q9.pdf 2008.pdf 2008_Q1.pdf 2008_Q10.pdf 2008_Q11.pdf 2008_Q12....
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How can I escape plain text?

How, given string of plain text one may produce equivalent latex code? For example red fox sauté zażółć gęślą jaźń \newline is a new line in LaTeX Samp_Dist_Corr would produce something like red ...
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Is it possible to turn off ligatures when using semantics package

I'm using the semantics package to produce inference rules. My inference rules contains quite a lot of \langle and \rangle, so I've made ligatures for these commands as such: \mathlig{<}{\langle} \...
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Is there a way to use TeX programmatically from a custom text editor?

What I mean is, is there something like a tex.dll that I could use to incorporate TeX's functionality inside a custom text editor? For various reasons, and specific purposes, I am writing "the ...
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Is there another way to avoid name clash in nested multido?

Constraints I want to use the same name for inner and outer loop. I am reluctant to append @ and make use of \makeatletter...\makeatother. Is there any name-spacing construct to use? MWE The ...
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Why LaTeX is the winner? [closed]

When LaTeX was LaTeX 2.09, AMSTeX seemed for me to be deeper. Tools for a beautiful math were advanced and the manual by Michael Spivak reminded in its beauty The TeXbook. But LaTeX have won and now ...