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Why should I use LaTeX?
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This is certainly a bit late to add a post to this question, but there is one advantage of using plain text sources that I didn't see in previous posts: it is very easy to make a search on dozens of ...

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makebox and framebox LaTeX equivalent in ConteXt
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I searched the ConTeXt mailing list and found this post by Luigi Scarso. AFAIU, the following MWE solves your problem. The two first lines look like TeX solution to me — but I am no boxing wizard at ...

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How to get tabulate to expand vertically to fit larger text in ConTeXt?
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I think extreme tables are a convenient way to answer your problem. They split nicely accross pages, as requested in your comment.The stretch option is described in extreme tabulars manual. It can be ...

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ConTeXt: Vertically align content inside section
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With makeup, it is fairly easy to have your title vertically centered. You will find some hints there: vertically center all slides in ConTeXt with minimal setups The trouble is I don't understand if ...

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How to run overleaf locally
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If you don't have any latexmkrc file, open a new file in your $HOME directory, and name it .latexmkrc (if it is in your document directory, may be named either latexmkrc or .latexmkrc, as stated by ...

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ConTeXt: How to bypass the 12pt setupbodyfont limitation in setuphead
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Use textstyle. AFAIK, it is better to define also the proper bodyfontenvironment \definebodyfontenvironment [20pt] \setuphead [chapter] [textstyle={\switchtobodyfont[chorus,20pt]}] \starttext \...

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Pass a whole table built with datasetvariables to a Lua function
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All my attempts to use dataset failed. Thanks to @Wolfgang Schuster, I understood this is a format issue, that playing with tonumberdidn't solve. A working — and shorter — solution, is to store those ...

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Display book page number in ConTeXt APA style bibliography
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Following @Henri Menke suggestions, I decided to create my own style, which follows the iso690 specifications. I will submit this module within a few days. Here I'll just give the steps needed to add ...

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Using \startcombination with \starttyping
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You may use paragraphs. Works also with typing. \defineparagraphs [Block] [n=2] \starttext \startBlock \starttyping This is sample line 1 This is sample line 2 This is sample line 3 \stoptyping \...

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Fill sectors of a disk (Metapost)
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Here is a small improvement that uses steps within loops. \usepackage{luamplib} \begin{document} \mplibtextextlabel{enable} \begin{mplibcode} beginfig(1); path C, xx, yy; C = fullcircle ...

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Partial Recompilation, how?
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AucTeX, Emacs most famous major-mode for *TeX has a TeX-command-region function, that will run a compiler on whatever part of the file previously selected with the mouse (of course you can do it with ...

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How to adjust the page number position in the footer area in ConTeXt?
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I think they are more straightforward ways to answer you question, but a wiki check suggested me this answer \setuppapersize [A4] \setuplayout [header=0pt, margin=0pt, footerdistance=0cm, ...

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Do latex cli tools exists
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IMHO, the best way is to design your own script because you often need different packages and options. For my convenience, I designed one named edit.sh which calls for the editor if the file exists ...

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Multiple bibliography references lists in different languages
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For the records, MlBibTeX was specially designed by Jean-Marie Hufflen for this purpose. It is written in Scheme (a Lisp dialect) and introduces several macros to select outputs depending on the ...

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Generating multiple versions of a document using options
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You can do it quite smoothly using ConTeXt, another TeX engine. It has a mode option that you can pass as an option. When compiling with mode=thismode, everything enclosed in the proper \startmode[...

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Use XeLaTeX in Mac OsX
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If you have xetex, you've got xelatex. If your document is in plain TeX (a bunch of macros used by Knuth), you will have to do xetex document.tex instead of tex document.tex to compile with this ...

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How to make the switch from LaTeX to ConTeXt
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I made the switch two years ago. It is worth doing it, I really enjoy TeX+METAPOST, and others. Just read this TEX S.E. post. You will have to face several troubles at the beginning : syntax is ...

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Unexpected images order with ConTeXt startcombination
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I luckily found the issue while adding titles for each picture (something I didn't plan at first). The next externalfigures where taken as title, hence the wider line and unexpected order. If I add ...

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Beamer \pause command help
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You should use onslide and its abbrevs. You will learn much more reading beamer documentation chapter dedicated to overlays (texdoc beamer with texlive). \begin{frame} \frametitle{Overview of ...

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Issue with compiling gfsneohellenic with tufte-book
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Your error message states, that command \textlozenge is defined in both packages tufte-book and gfsneohellenic. You are facing a package clash. Since gfsneohellenic, as far as I understand, is about ...

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How to make the vertices not connect to arrows?
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Here is an answer : I designed circles around your vertices and used cutbefore and cutafter primitives beginfig(1) ; pair A[],L[],R[],N[],q[]; path p[]; A[1] := (0,2cm); for i=2 upto 5: A[i] := ...

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Beamer: how to keep an image at its location while using only to uncover text
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As @marmot suggested in his comments, \begin{frame}[t] would do it. I think you should anyway use the overprint environment. Works also when your picture is not at the top. From beameruserguide: ...

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Multi_row and multi_column tables issues
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OK, this is a MWE that works. I will explain the mistakes below. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{makecell} \...

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ConTeXt: Retrieve caption of referenced figure
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Digging into ConTeXt wiki helped me found an answer using datasets %create a data set with figure captions \definedataset[Captions] %macro that will place figure and store its caption data \def\...

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How to even start learning MetaPost using Windows?
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Give ConTeXt a chance. You won't get a barebone METAPOST compiler, but you will get a metapost layer, named metafun, tightly integrated with TeX. Open your editor, TeXnicCenter should make it, and ...

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AUCTeX - Compile a document multiple times
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When you have multiple compilations to go through, latexmk is your friend. From its CTAN description La­texmk com­pletely au­to­mates the pro­cess of gen­er­at­ing a LaTeX doc­u­ment. Given the ...

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Make all fonts in beamer presentation larger
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In order to load a fontsize of 14, you have to have the extsize package installed. From beamer manual : \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} Makes all fonts somewhat bigger. Requires extsize to be installed.

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beamer.cls not found
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As far as I remember, you should search the MikTeX folder in Windows Application menu. There is a link to MikTeX manager. If this doesn’t help, I would suggest you to reinstall MikTeX with the install ...

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Alternative to “Lorem Ipsum”
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For Polish speakers, I highly recommend bredzenie designed by Marcin Wołiński during this year Tug@BachoTeX meeting. An abstract from the doc : Graphic designers often need some semantically ...

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ConTeXt: Footnotes disappear in custom makeup
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I can only give a workaround with local footnotes, not convenient if you have to repeat your makeup. It might help you to play with setupmakeup, since the footnote shows. \setuppapersize[S6][S6] \...

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