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A pandoc filter for adding tip in LaTeX

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pandoc-latex-tip is a [pandoc] filter for adding icon tooltips in the margin using the [Font-Awesome icons collection]( It uses the icon_font_to_png package to generate on-fly images.



See the [wiki pages](


To apply the filter, use the following option with pandoc:

–filter pandoc-latex-tip


pandoc-latex-tip requires [python], a programming language that comes pre-installed on linux and Mac OS X, and which is easily installed [on Windows]. Either python 2.7 or 3.x will do.

Install pandoc-latex-tip as root using the bash command

pip install pandoc-latex-tip

To upgrade to the most recent release, use

pip install –upgrade pandoc-latex-tip

To upgrade the Font-Awesome icons collection add the --force flag

pip install –upgrade –force pandoc-latex-tip

pip is a script that downloads and installs modules from the Python Package Index, [PyPI]. It should come installed with your python distribution. If you are running linux, pip may be bundled separately. On a Debian-based system (including Ubuntu), you can install it as root using

apt-get update apt-get install python-pip

Make sure you have required packages for [Pillow installation]( On linux you have to install some extra libraries before pandoc-latex-tip. On a Debian-based system (including Ubuntu), you can install it as root using

apt-get build-dep python-imaging apt-get install libjpeg8 libjpeg62-dev libfreetype6 libfreetype6-dev

[python]: [on Windows]: [PyPI]:

Getting Help

If you have any difficulties with pandoc-latex-tip, please feel welcome to [file an issue] on github so that we can help.

[file an issue]:

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