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Is there an alternative to using yap.exe for rendering dvi files within MikTeX?

I have used MiKTeX and the book document class for mathematics layout for more than 10 years with little trouble. The "build" command always runs successfully but, just recently, the "...
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Companion software for managing quotes and excerpts

I need to quote and excerpt a lot of the same passages from a diverse library in my work. I'd like to find an app that's basically a purpose-built database for this kind of thing -- where I can store ...
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Bakoma Tex software

Bakoma Tex software has stopped its services. I purchased the latest version, but now I am unable to install a new system. How to transfer the existing BaKoMa files to a new system?
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Failed to update MiKTeX due to proxy authentication

I have tried to update MiKTeX 2.9, in the following way: I am unable to understand it. What is a proxy name and password ? Do I have to create it or is it already in my system (OS: Windows 8)? I have ...
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How can I view/check all alt texts in my PDF file?

I wrote a paper using the acmart class and took care to write meaningful alt texts using its \Description command. However, I want to check whether they got compiled correctly, as I am not sure how ...
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How do you use Texstudio with github

How do you use texstudio with github now that texstudio have native git support I don't know what are the options as the answers relate to older versions of texstudio without git support. Thank you.
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Software for high resolution imaging

I usually use tikz to make figures or some graphics but it is too complicated when I want to add different things in the same image. I would like to know if there is any software to make graphs ...
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Best practice: Add hand-written annotations during Beamer presentation

I prepare my presentations using Beamer, making also use of overlays. Now, my slides contain a lot of illustrations/diagrams, which I'd like to draw into the slides during my presentation using my ...
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TeX compiler with written privacy policy

I have a weird question: I am working at a public high school in New Hampshire, and I can't have any software installed on my school laptop unless the tech office determines that it does not violate ...
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A problem in downloading a package

I have a problem in downloading the package fullpage, using the command \usepackage{fullpage}. I was doing this while watching a tutorial on Youtube about LaTeX. I will upload all the pictures for ...
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Launch a software by clicking on a word link in the pdf

For fun, is it possible to launch a program by clicking on a link in a pdf? In this particular case, for a Physics lesson, I'll use a scenario of Poly Bridge game. It's installed and runs. But how do ...
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LaTeX-friendly diff tool?

Most visual diff/merge utilities are designed for program code with short lines. They typically do not support line wrapping, and are often not good at highlighting the specific differences between ...
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Is TikZ most appropriate for drawing cartoon for Latex documents? If not, is there any suggestion on which software might be preferable?

For example, I wish to draw simple figures such or and include them as vector graphics in Latex documents Is TikZ the most appropriate tool to use? Meaning, how difficult/time consuming would it be ...
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Software for drawing LaTeX flowcharts and control system diagrams [duplicate]

Tell me the full program software for drawing LaTeX diagrams and control systems schemes. For example: I know TeXample and Overleaf, but I own it badly, because writing these schemes in the ...
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Combining LaTeX with a "What You See Is What You Get" Word Processor

I'm a mathematics student and I'm getting tired of hand writing all of my assignments so I'm looking to switch to typing. LaTex is of course the best option for typing equations, formulas, etc, but ...
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What tools are best suited for managing/organizing bibtex references?

At the moment, I have a couple "master" bibtex files thematically organized into topics. But obviously this isn't ideal for a number of reasons. While I use Zotero to manage references, it ...
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Software for windows that allows the design of an electronic circuit with a simulator style interface and converts to latex

I was looking to see if anyone knows of a program with a relatively simple interface that allows you to create a certain electronic circuit, like the one shown in the figure, and then convert it to ...
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TexMaker exits when typing

I am using TexMaker 5.02 on an Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS and the program exits regularly for unknown reasons. I realized after several occurences of these exits it coincided with me typing the characters "...
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Which Latex text editor appears in this image?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question. So my apologies for any misunderstanding. I would like to know which software is used in the video that is available in the following ...
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MathJaX, Javascript, software LaTeX to create a .tex file similar of a video online?

I formulate this question because I am very curiosity how this video in Italian language has been realized with LaTeX or I think MathJaX with drop-down menus and graphics. Some users can kindly give ...
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How to change the direction of arrows on Feynman diagrams in LaTeX?

I am having a lot of difficulty writing Feynman diagrams in LaTeX. In particular, getting the direction of arrows correct for my external fermion lines. On overleaf I used the code they wrote as an ...
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latex table generator software

I need to build a table in overleaf, most of the content of the cells have a lot of content that in excel would be wrapped to make them fit. I have tried all the online table editors and also tried to ...
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Which display program in Win 10 support dual-screen presentations for beamer? [duplicate]

I want display my beamer slides on dual-screen during my presentation in Windows 10. which PDF viewer should I use? And, is there a portable version of this software, like SumatraPDF ?
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A light Command Line Latex Software

I'm very new to LaTeX and want to implement Latex in Open Office for just writing mathematical equations just like: http://www.hostmath.com/ so that I can write mathematical equations directly (...
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Apply Grammarly in TexShop (Latex) on a Macbook

Is there some way to apply the Grammarly in the TexShop (latex software for Mac), say on a MacBook Pro? A related post is here: How Integrate Grammarly on online latex editors? I know that we can ...
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How to install Y&Y

I was downloaded Y&Y source code from CTAN, but I don't know how to install it. can anybody help me. I am using windows 7. I have installed GCC also
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GUI tool for reordering Beamer Slides

When I make a slide show, I tend to just dump out sides without too much concern for order or logical flow. Then afterwards, I go back reorder them and add any connecting slides I need etc. I ...
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Is there any browser-based LaTeX IDE that can run on a personal server?

I wanted to have a docker image with TeX Live to run it on a server and use it remotely. I have no problem in creating and using it. However, I wish to add an IDE that could be used through a browser. ...
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Autocompletion of new command with zero arguments with LaTeXTools

I use Sublime 3 with the LaTeXTools plugin. Everything is updated. Here is a minimal example showing what happens when I use autocompletion for commands I defined locally: As you can see, it ...
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Problems Installing Latex software

The reason that people are experiencing problems installing some latex software might be because it may not compatible with their systems. The MikTeX version I tried to install on my system is (basic-...
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Terminal (Console) client/server dedicated to real-time collaborative TeX editing

I am looking for a Terminal (Console) client/server, which is really dedicated to collaborative TeX editing. It should be in real time like Gobby for instance. You may see what colleagues typing over ...
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How can I (partially) automate bibliography management?

I've amassed a not-huge-but-not-tiny bibliography over the years, which I occasionally use. So far, it has had the forms of several .bib files which drag around from one paper to the next, ...
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LaTeX it! won't compile simple code

I just dowloaded the add-on LaTeX it! for Thunderbird. I'm a one-hour beginner. Something must be very wrong with me or with LaTeX it!. Indeed, I wanted to compile, inside Thunderbird, a text ...
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Is there a way to use TeX/LaTeX equations with the Xmind software?

I have used the XMind mind mapping software and for years I have pasted png images of equations written in TeX/LaTeX into the topics to display complex equations. Is there a way to generate equations ...
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Best plotting software with latex integration

I'm wondering if there is a software that can create plots with latex integration like gnuplot. I have used gnuplot to create very nice 2D plots with epslatex terminal and I find it superb, but ...
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Latex and non-scientific publications [closed]

I've been using LaTeX for a few years now and I feel more or less comfortable with typing up my mathematical documents with it. However, I still wonder if LaTeX is also used for non-scientific ...
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Software for generating Flow charts / mind maps where labels include latex?

I'd like make some mind maps/flow charts that include equations, which I'd like to write in latex. One problem is that generating those in tikz or any other graphical package directly in latex is not ...
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Current tools for quantum computing

There are several questions here already asking about packages and tools for use in generating quantum mechanics and quantum computation diagrams suitable for incorporation into TeX documents, but all ...
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Latex and IntelliJ Idea [duplicate]

An innocuous question. Is there a way to combine Latex and IntelliJ Idea 15.2 I am astonished by realization on this as it was shown in this
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