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List of Perl scripts that have fixed the unescaped literal character problem

Fixed biber fixed version 2.8 Biber gets perl warning latexdiff fixed version 1.2.0 Issue #61 latexindent fixed version 2.2 latexindent: it does the work, but emits these messages makeglossaries ...
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I suggest yet another addition that tries to encourage accepting an answer in case of "Thank you/problem solved"-comments to the answer. The above building blocks only deal with "Thank you"-answers ...
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Indexing and Glossaries Generating External Files (Running makeindex/xindy): Index not created in pdf output, even though idx file is present [Index not created in pdf output, even though idx file is ...
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It might be useful to have a short comment explaining why users should not ignore error messages, I propose as first draft the following text -- please feel free to edit Please never ever ignore ...
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Beamer Beamer overlay specifications for a tikzpicture [Beamer overlay specifications for a tikzpicture](https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/146908/36296) Shortcuts for \begin{frame} are a bad idea [...
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I have a suggestion in case of a question too early put in the Close Votes list: To the close-voters: wait a few days before closing: https://i.sstatic.net/KSSY4.png. Let's give the OP time to ...
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I have a suggestion for a new building block: the "It didn't work" response. What do you mean by "it didn't work"? Did it fail to compile? What errors did you get? Perhaps you could include your log ...
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Teaching/learning resources, and examples What are good learning resources for a LaTeX beginner? [What are good learning resources for a LaTeX beginner? ](https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/11/) ...
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Text as text Why not scale elements that contain text [Why not scale elements that contain text](https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/425453/36296) Is there really no better solution to "Overfull \...
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When are big-list questions not opinioned-based?

The [big-list] questions tend to be either showing equally-valid approaches with some critiera (e.g. the IDE one), or demos of (La)TeX concepts which have some 'artistic' element (e.g. Big list of ...
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Additional (math) operators, relations and so on Define additional math operators to be typeset in roman [Define additional math operators to be typeset in roman](https://tex.stackexchange.com/...
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Databases CSV / Text Files Use datatool to read a row from a CSV file, then use the variables in the document? [Use datatool to read a row from a CSV file, then use the variables in the document?](...
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I didn't find a snippet about links pointing to external pages instead of providing a MWE embedded in the question. Links pointing to dropbox/overleaf/bitbuckets can become invalid. Please add a ...
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When are big-list questions not opinioned-based?

Well already the title of your question was opinion based: You asked only about struggles in Word with the implicit assumption that LaTeX is "struggle free" and that you are looking for some ...
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Debugging & log files (see also Source code related issues) \documentclass reported as undefined "Undefined control sequence" at beginning of any simple document ["Undefined ...
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Lists, itemize, enumerate enumitem: Understanding the usage of asterisk and exclamation mark in setting the different lengths [enumitem: Understanding the usage of asterisk and exclamation mark in ...
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Disaster recovery How to convert PDF to (La)TeX? [How to convert PDF to (La)TeX?](https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/8503) Are there any dangerous commands in LaTeX? [Are there any dangerous commands ...
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Date and Time Query regarding usage of \date [Query regarding usage of \date](http://tex.stackexchange.com/q/88282)

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