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This package helps you execute commands from the document and then input their output. The package uses shellesc package. The development of this package was motivated by this.

First, install it from CTAN and then use in the preamble:

Today is \iexec{date +\%e-\%b-\%Y}.

Otherwise, you can download iexec.sty and add to your project.

The full example and all commands are available in the iexec.pdf file.

If you want to contribute yourself, make a fork, then create a branch, then run make in the root directory. It should compile everything without errors. If not, submit an issue and wait. Otherwise, make your changes and then run make again. If the build is still clean, submit a pull request.

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (335.2k).

iexec – Execute shell commands and input their output

With the help of the \iexec command, you can execute a shell command and then input its output into your document. This package also lets you use any special symbols inside your command.

Version0.14.0 2024-01-14
LicensesMIT License
Copyright2021–2024 Yegor Bugayenko
MaintainerYegor Bugayenko
Contained inTeX Live as iexec
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