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Clean up your LaTeX files

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Clean up your LaTeX files.

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blacktex is a command-line tool that helps with article editing in LaTeX. It removes all comments from a given file and corrects some common anti-patterns.


Install blacktex from PyPI with

pip install blacktex

How to get a license

TeX World licenses for personal and academic use can be purchased here. You'll receive a confirmation email with a license key. Install the key with

slim install <your-license-file>

on your machine and you're good to go.

For commercial use, please contact

Using blacktex


blacktex in.tex > out.tex

the input file

Because   of $$a+b=c$$ ({\it Pythogoras}),
% @johnny remember to insert name
and $y=2^ng$ with $n=1,...,10$, we have ${\Gamma \over 2}=8.$

is converted to

Because of
a+b = c
and \(y = 2^n g\) with \(n = 1,\dots,10\), we have \(\frac{\Gamma}{2} = 8\).

You can use

blacktex -i in0.tex in1.tex ...

to modify files in-place. See blacktex -h for all options.

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