draft is a possible class or package option to change the behavior of the class/package.

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Turning off and on images in figures 2

I am having troubles with the draft command in the graphic package. \usepackage[draft]{graphicx} My document is large so I don't want just the images to load, but want to keep the rest of the text ...
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Is the draft option supposed to work in the poster class?

I am making a poster, but don't yet have all the images, so wanted to use draft to ignore all the \includegraphics commands for now. However, that does not seem to work.
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break lines with \includegraphics[draft] option

When I am using \includegraphics with the draft option \includegraphics[draft]{long-image-name} the image name is shown instead of the image. Unfortunately it appears on one line without lines ...
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Quick draft mode

Writing a document with quite a few figures (50+) so when it complies, it can take 3-5 minutes. When I want to run it in draft mode, it reduces the compile time to about 5 seconds which is loads ...
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Submitting to arXiv with Springer style

I am submitting my accepted manuscript to arXiv. To me, the whole process is confusing. You can create a dirty PDF in Windows and they accept it, but when your manuscript is created with LaTeX, you ...
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disable pgfplots temporarily

I am working on a LaTeX document that includes lots of pgfplots. I would like to disable them for the time being until I work on the rest of the text so that I can build the document fast. If I ...
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Work on one figure in draft mode for PGFPlots

this is my first post in this forum, so please don't be too harsh if I do any mistake. From the post of the added link in the end of my question I got the information to use \pgfkeys{/pgf/images/...
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Remove images from draft, even the ones defined in a {figure*}

I'm trying to compile a draft of my .tex document, leaving out all the figures. The answer given here, ie: \usepackage{comment} \excludecomment{figure} \let\endfigure\relax works for images ...
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Draft mode in ConTeXt

Is there the draft mode in ConTeXt (to highlight overfull/underfull boxes and stuff)? If not, how can I re-create its features? I've searched through ConTeXt wiki and all I found is --draft ...
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How to remove the date under the draftmode in AEA document class?

When using the AEA document class in draftmode, there is a date command that appears with the \maketitle. Does anyone know how to eliminate it? When using \date{} as would usually work, the date is ...
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Is there a package for show equation's name references?

I'm writing my thesis so I have too many references to handle. When I print a draft I'd like to have a "verbatim style" name (\label{eq:blabla} or \ref{eq:blabla}) for reference instead a number. ...
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polyglossia error about file name when in draft mode

I am using polyglossia to write a mixed language document. The main language is Arabic, although my files are named with english script. My latex document includes a picture: \includegraphics[height=...
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subfiles not detecting draft mode

specs: win7x64, miktex, texstudio folder structure: root/ - main.tex - text.tex I get expected wider left margin in main.tex: \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} % ...
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How can I show listings even when the class option 'draft' is set?

The question Is it possible to configure the listings package to show the content in the lstlisting environment even if the global option draft is set? Context When working on a larger document, ...
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Selectively replace images by “draft”-like frameboxes

I have a long pdflatex file containing many images, some of which are quite large. Has anyone written code about selectively replacing images by the framebox produced by the draft option of the ...
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Is it possible to make todonotes package use margin outside pagetrim for draft notes?

In the memoir manual there is a snippet for making draft notes that uses the entire paper when printing drafts on pages bigger than the trimmed papers. Is it possible to get the more fancy notes of ...
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How to go around the error “! Package xkeyval Error: `[' undefined in families `background'.”?

I get the error ! Package xkeyval Error: `[' undefined in families `background'. when processing the file \documentclass{article} % \usepackage{xkeyval} % \usepackage{pax} % \usepackage{pdfpages}...
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How to add “DRAFT” along the left/right margin?

The draftwatermark package emblazons "DRAFT" across a page or pages. The intention appears to be to ruin a document to make it unusable. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{draftwatermark} % \...
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Turning off figures in latex completely (without placeholders)

Is there an easy method to compile a LaTeX document ignoring contents of \begin{figure} ... \end{figure} blocks altogether? I am looking for an equivalent for draft and demo options (as in \...
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Draft-mode in XeLaTeX

PDFLaTeX is having draftmode options. It's possible in XeLaTeX. The below MWE is not working in XeLaTeX. How do increase the speed of XeLaTeX execution? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphics} \...
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Display only a single figure when in draft mode

How can I enable a single figure when in draft mode? I am working on a large document (thesis) containing many figures. Some of these figures are large, resulting in long compile times. I can fix ...
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How to remove box and text from media9 'draft' mode?

I am making a document that includes many audio files. I also need to create an identical version that does not include any audio files. Since I am including hundreds of audio files, it is not ideal ...
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file exporting DRAFT notation [closed]

I am exporting my lyx file to pdf by going to File -> Export -> PDF (pdflaetx) However, when I open my exported pdf file I get a notation at the top of some of the pages with the word DRAFT followed ...
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LaTeX: display hyphenation and justification problems

(At least) The article, report and book classes support the option draft, which displays hyphenation and justification problems with a black square, but also does not load figures. I could have the ...
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insert figure in latex [duplicate]

I'm using latexian to write my latex file. I need to insert a figure in it. I created a "plots" folder in my Latex folder and my code is as follow: \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics{plots/fig1.eps} ...
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Draft compilation without changing code

I usually have my documentclass not in the body file but in a different one, so when I want to switch between draft and final modes I have to change the file I'm working on and look for that line. My ...
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Prelim2e marking but centred without tikz

I use preliminary markup on draft versions of documents which specifies the svn repository number, timestamp, url etc. I prefer this to be typeset centred at the bottom of the page below the footer. ...
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Controlling draft options from a Makefile

I would like to control class options such as draft and geometry package's showframe from a Makefile. Is there a way I can parameterise a document using LaTeX itself, or will I need to preprocess the ...
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Origami package [closed]

Does exist a specific package to draw origami? Some example: http://goclom.net/origami-papier/origami-grue.aspx
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Displaying images in draft mode for books [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis in draft mode. \documentclass[dissertation,draft]{univthesis} The univthesis is a dissertation template like a book. However, when I include figures, I only see the figure ...
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Hyperref not working (participants: acro, cleverref, pgfplots, biber). Also not working: '\documentclass[final]' [closed]

I am writing on my thesis and I can't get it to work with \documentclass[final]{scrreprt}. pdflatex only passes when the draft option is enabled. Also I am not able to use the hyperref package. I don'...
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Adding the figures to a `draft` pdf

Suppose you have a draft pdf, and the only difference with a desired final version of it is the lack of figures. And suppose too you have the original figures, but not the source code of the document. ...
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Hiding elements selectively or replacing them with empty boxes

Is there any package or environment that allows to substitute whatever you want in your output with empty boxes of the same size, like you do with documentclass' or some packages' draft option for ...
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Faster compiling [duplicate]

I'm writing at my thesis and it has now about 60 pages.. When I want to compile it (to pdf), it lasts about 20 seconds.. Is it normal? I think, the included graphics costs a lot of time?! ...
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Is there a way to suppress the black boxes in the margin only?

I want index entries to be visible in the margins. We are using the indexpackage for multiple indexes. This package provides the option to display the index entries in the margin. For some cases I get ...
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Draft mode breaking with listings in sublists

%sublisting.tex \documentclass[draft]{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \begin{itemize} \item Here follows the source code of this document. \...
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Add line “Draft: Please do not quote or cite” to the maketitle

I'd like to add a \fbox with "Draft: Please Do Not Quote or Cite" at the top right of my title page which I generate with maketitle. Does somebody know how to elegantly add the line \fbox{\small ...
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Suppress modification of listings in draft mode

In reference to this: HERE How can I suppress draft mode from altering my input listings, or, at least rendering a box of the same size as what the listing would occupy. Draft mode is very useful ...
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Show stretch/shrink of whitespace in the line

Is there an option or package, to show the amount of stretching or shrinking TeX has done to justify each line? If there is none, how could this be implemented? It should look like the black bars the ...
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Passing Options to Unknown Class

My goal is to process a LaTeX tex file with the draft option enabled for the document class, but from a terminal without having to edit the tex file or even open it to look at what class is being used,...
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pdflatex -draftmode much slower compared to draft option passed to graphicx

I found that passing -draftmode to pdflatex does not change the compile time of my document (~10 minutes) at all, while passing draft to graphicx reduces it to about 1 minute. From the documentation I ...
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Apply draft option of graphicx for only one chapter/section

I am writing a thesis with many figures in each chapter. It takes quite some time to compile and convert to PDF. If I use the draft option of the graphicx package the figures will be skipped. This is ...
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Using \ifdraft like \iffalse

Note: I don't think the ifdraft package provides exactly what I'm looking for, but it could be wrappered (I just don't know how :-) ) I'd like to do this: \ifdraft ... pgf graph component that's ...
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Usage of final option with package animate

I'm currently animating some inline graphics (TikZ) on a beamer presentation with the animate package, and have come across some weird behavior. Since I still have lots of work to do, I set the ...
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Load Graphics as Empty Boxes for Positioning and Quick Compiling [duplicate]

Is there a package that loads all images (tikz, pgfplots, images, etc.) only as empty boxes? This would greatly speed up compilation of documents when making edits to the content and layout when the ...
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Draft option with adjustbox package [closed]

I've been using the great labour-saving adjustbox package to excellent results. Nonetheless, when using the draft option with the \adjustimage command I do not get the expected result, namely, the ...
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Flagging/tracing in roughdraft source document location

Surely I must be reinventing the wheel here. I'm writing a rather lengthy document for which each section corresponds to its own input file. Basically, I have a mother document which looks ...
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Determine required number of pdflatex runs to generate complete document [closed]

Background Looking to generate a PDF using latexmk. The LaTeX document, which is automatically generated from a web-based application, will include many large images, Tikz graphics, table of contents,...
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box instead of picture in sharelatex

\section{Software Architecture} Hello \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics{SystemOverview.pdf} \end{figure} Hallo results in: I'm using packages \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}...
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What is a good package for taking note of draft ideas? [duplicate]

What is a good package for taking note of draft ideas, and have them emphasized in the output document? For example: This is a very brilliant idea for a research topic \...