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How can I use Overleaf search/replace to add newlines?

I have text in Overleaf (bibtex entries) with fields separated by comma and space , . I would like to replace these with comma, newline and 4 spaces (or tab). Is there a way to do that?
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xelatex font search path

I am using Linux Ubuntu, using Tex Live 2023. I have fonts in both directories /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local and in /usr/share/texmf/fonts. But my xelatex installed in /usr/local/texlive/2023/bin ...
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How do I search for a substring and highlight the occurrences?

How do I create a command which, given a string (let's assume just a single word) and a substring (let's assume just a single letter of the alphabet), outputs the given string with all the occurrences ...
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Exact search for labels in LyX

Say I have labels "ABC", "ABC1", "ABC2", etc. In the Outline pane > "Labels and References", how do I search for "ABC" without "ABC1", &...
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Help "xpdf" search for wrapped text?

I am using xpdf 4.04 on Cygwin. When I use Ctrl+F to find a wrapped text, it doesn't find it (but it does find instances of the text that isn't wrapped). For example, if I search for "quick ...
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LyX possible bug in Outline > Table of Contents > search?

In this LyX file, when I search for "add" (at Outline pane > Table of Contents > "Filter:"), "1 \ln", "2 \exp", and "3 \sin" appear: Is this a ...
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Adding a search bar to webpages generated with Latex2HTML

I was wondering whether there is an easy way to add a search bar to (offline) webpages created with LaTeX2HTML, similar to Doxygen (see e.g. the OpenCV documentation, where you have a search bar in ...
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Recursively search for images in local TDS tree

Latex finds ~/texmf/generic/images/f.ps but not ~/texmf/generic/images/d/f.ps Is there a way to make it recursively search folders in my local texmf tree?
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How to find the locations of your labels, especially multiple defined ones in Overleaf or Latex in general?

Working on my theses, I get the Label multiply defined warning. This can happen and is no big issue, however right now my thesis is rather long and divided into several subfiles. I can't find the ...
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ascii character removal from .tex file

Hi have used latex for 30 years. But have a new problem - I've created a .tex file cut-and-pasted from many different files written on a mac using various word processors. Problem is there are ...
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Can anything be done to add superscript letters to words, without messing up PDF Search functionality?

I am creating a PDF Bible for personal use; it includes both footnotes (which are superscripted numbers appended to the end of certain words), and margin cross-references (which are superscripted ...
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Latex for notes search offline?

I want to build my own notes framework, but except refer to the GitHub pages(website way), I want to use latex files offline. But compared with online notes, I don't know how can I search keywords in ...
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How to Search and Replace Exclusively?

For example, I wanna search and replace all the "\d" (a command defined by myself). But if I type it in the search bar, then all commands containing it pop up, such as "\Di" and &...
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Searching in pdf file

I'm not 100% sure whether this is a question for this site, but as the base of the code it tex I'll post it here. I have a simple file: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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How to create a TeXstudio macro to apply "Align Columns" for all matrices I want

How to create a TeXstudio macro to apply "Align Columns" for all matrices I want After learning about about the command Align Columns I immediately fell in love with it and created a ...
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How to Clear TexStudio Word Search History in a Windows Environment

I would like to know if there is a simple way of clearing all the previous word and term searches from the ``Find'' box in Texstudio in a Windows environment. Is there something equivalent to a ``...
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how to go from emacs to xdvi

I can go from xdvi to emacs using Ctrl+click but I do not know how to go from emacs to xdvi. I tried to Ctrl+click on the emacs window but it did not work.
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Work-around for xpdf inability to search for text containing ligature

I have a PDF file generated by pdflatex. It contains text such as "third and final reason". When searching for text like "and final", xpdf will not match the "fi". ...
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Searchable math symbols in pdf [duplicate]

When learning a new subject, I find searchable pdf files very useful. A quick search brings me back to the definition of a new concept, so I don't have to tax my brain so much memorizing. This also ...
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Change colour of highlighting of preview search results (TeXShop)?

[enter image description here][2][![enter image description here][3]][3]Is it possible to change the highlight colour of search results in the document in the preview window (not in list of search ...
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TexStudio forward- and inverse search with build in and Sumatra PDF

There is so much about forward- and inverse search in the net - first it worked with the configurations I found online. But now it does not even work with the build in Viewer after deleting the ini to ...
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Embed Index in created PDF?

Acrobat Pro offers the functionality to embed a search Index into a PDF. Is there a way to do this via Tex functionalities without the need to buy the official Acrobat Pro license to embed search ...
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Which TeX editors have an option to restrict search (find) to formulas?

Once I had decided to change all the occurrences of the variable 'a' in formulas to 'b'. This was really a pain, because the search (find) tool had no option to limit the search of the letter a to ...
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Case sensitive search in TeXShop

In TeXShop v4.44 on a Mac, hitting Command + F brings up a narrow window on top of the input without giving me the choice to do a case-sensitive search. In older versions, Command + F opened a ...
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Searching for TeX Expressions using search system (ArXiv)

I'm quite new to TeX - trying to use ArXiv's advanced search feature to search specific types of TeX formatting (I want to find uses of "small caps" in articles). ArXiv supports searching "TeX ...
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TexStudio, How to search regexp to the next }-bracket

I have a macros in my tex-file like \tmp{#1}{#2} and I would like to replace it with, e.g., a string. However, if I search for \\tmp\{.*\}\{.*\} the search also highlights entire constructions like ...
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How to Hide Searchable Text Behind a Figure/Image

I am recreating a 1960s manual in LaTeX. Some of my included images have part numbers that I would like to search for within the document without explicitly printing the text below the figure. I ...
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How to automatically search and assign a macro around items from a list in ConTeXt? [duplicate]

Suppose I have a document like this, in ConTeXt: \define[1]\mymacro{{\it #1}} \starttext This is some text. There are some key words in this text, but I need the code to automatically find ...
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Changing the position of the searchable word when using package accsupp

I used the answer of my question when using package accsupp so that the text can be found in Zathura pdf viewer when leaning over the "circle connection bar". And also I tried to save code using the ...
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Make words like naïve searchable via naive

very short question about the handling of umlaut and other unicode characters. Is it possible to make them searchable via their ascii-"equivalent" (e.g. a for ä)? Or can that only be done by the pdf ...
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Make portions of document images so that text within is not-searchable

I would like to create a macro that converts its paramater into an image with the goal that the text within this macro is not found using the search feature built into standard PDF viewers. Thus, ...
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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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TexShop Find All missing

Earlier versions of TexShop had a "Find All" button in the find panel (along with "Replace All", "Find Next", etc), which popped up a list of all the instances of the search string, with line numbers. ...
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