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Questions tagged [versions]

About the versions package that allows optionally including/excluding {environments}.

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How can I detect which tikzmark version I'm using?

With \listfiles we can easily list the current version of all the packages loaded. But it doesn't tell anything about the version of the TikZlibrary tikzmark. How can I detect it? MWE: \listfiles ...
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What pdflatex version and what arguments does overleaf use? [closed]

I have a code which works fine in overleaf but not on my local computer. Regardless of what is wrong with my code, What pdflatex version and what arguments does overleaf use? I followed the log that ...
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Tex version and overfull boxes

I'm working on a paper with a collaborator and I've noticed that the number of overfull boxes is different whether I compile the document or he does. It's also not the same whether I compile it from ...
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Understanding CTAN versions, release dates and announcements

I am looking at https://ctan.org/pkg/sciposter where I see that the package version is 1.18 but the most recent announcement in the right sidebar is that of v1.17. I am trying to understand how these ...
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Install LyX 2.3 through Cygwin on Windows

When I tried to open a document on my office's computer (Windows) that I had previously modified on my personal one (Ubuntu), I couldn't because the Ubuntu version of LyX was more recent (2.3.0 ...
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The same tex file working in old version is not running in latest version [duplicate]

A very old version of LaTeX was installed in my computer. Recently, I removed that old version and have installed the latest TeXstudio 2.12.8. But the files which were running in the old version ...
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Biblatex version too high (3.10) for biber version (2.7) [closed]

I am using TexMaker in High Sierra MacOS with mactex and TexLive installed and apparently updated. When I try to compile, I have the message that the versions of Biblatex (3.10) and Biber (2.7) are ...
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ShareLaTeX - Nested 'Main'

I'm trying to create the version / revision copies within the ShareLatex structure itself. I would like to know if there is a way to nest 'main' inside each folder and compile that folder alone. If ...
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how to update a versioned \RequirePackage

After an upgrade of Texlive from Debian/testing, the following no longer works: \RequirePackage[ngerman=ngerman-x-2014-05-21]{hyphsubst} How to update this command? How to find out the date of the ...
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How can I use versions.sty to change a section header?

I am trying to have different section headers in different versions of a document using versions.sty (0.55). I get and error while compiling; here is a MWE : %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode %!TEX TS-...
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Need to point “pdflatex” etc. to the official install rather than Apt install

I have just installed the texlive-full 2016 using install-tl on Ubuntu 16.04. I then installed TeXMaker, which appears to have installed the basic texlive 2015 version over the top of the 2016 ...
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Latex optional text and footnotes

Sometimes I am writing for two audiences. I have a complete document with extra footnotes and perhaps extra background paragraphs for an ordinary reader. And another version that omits this background ...
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Reference to figures with conditional caption (depending on the version)

I use the versions package for conditional content. However it doesn't work for references with varying captions (i.e., which depend on the version). Here is a MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{...
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Minted / xkeyval packages version issue? numberblanklines undefined

In a completely fresh and updated installation of MikTeX (minted v2.4 and xkeyval v2.7a) I run into a problem using the numberblanklines argument. I guess it is version issue because in an older ...
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Two versions from same tex file

I'm writing a LaTeX text, but I need two versions of the same text, one normal and one with some more comments inside the text. How can I write both the versions using the same TEX file? To be more ...
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How to maintain LaTeX environment, packages, etc. between different machines?

I have several different computers that I work from; local workstations, remote servers, home personal machines, etc. How do you maintain some semblance of software version control across them so that ...
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How to use fixltx2e only when necessary

I've been using the fixltx2e package for a while, with a tweak described here on the site. Recently, this has gotten me the following error message: Package fixltx2e Warning: fixltx2e is not ...
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Using latexdiff with TortoiseHg

I am using TortoiseHg to track my Thesis document, and latexdiff to track differences in the document. To avoid saving the previous versions, I would like to combine latexdiff with tortoise (...
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Am I using LaTex2e?

I am about to prepare a paper for a conference. In the template that given to me from the conference owner says " Only if you use \LaTeXe{} can hyperlinks be generated in the online version of your ...
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Package `Versions' Warning: Redefining environment

I am using the versions.sty package and would like to process some text twice (or more times) in a different version configuration, but within the same document. So I use \excludeversion and \...
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What does the output of TeX/LaTeX depend on (in the sense of version and distribution)

I knew in advance that the output of tex, pdftex, latex, pdflatex and so on, depends on the version of that given program. This, of course, makes a lot of sense. Until now, I have not given it a lot ...
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Multiple LaTeX installations [duplicate]

The first time I installed LaTeX was in /usr/share/texmf-texlive (~600MB). Yesterday I installed TeX Live from apt-get, I simply don't know where it has been installed (~1GB). Today I installed Tex ...
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Versions package producing unexpected behavior

I want to create a package for formatting problem sets. Also, I want an easy way to produce versions with the problem statement and the solutions and versions with only the problem statements. I have ...
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Automatic branching for versions and git

I am writing my PhD thesis and as I am not the least chaotic guy I also add notes for future reference. Surely, this means it is not production grade, or how you would like to call it. There is a ...
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How to use an environment defined by the versions-package inside another environment

When I use the versions package to conditionally exclude content like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color}% just as example \usepackage[tracing]{versions} \excludeversion{vers}% opposite ...
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marking conditional versions with line in margin

I have two versions of a document, which I have implemented using the versions package. So I can use \includeversion/\excludeversion to generate the different versions from the same source. I would ...