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

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How to replace all pictures by white rectangles?

I have a long document (800 pages) with lots of pictures (300 pictures). I have to produce a version of this document without the pictures (for copyright reasons). The solution I have found so far is ...
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Print frames rather than boxes with demo/draft version of graphics/graphicx

I recently switched to demo such that I could compile my .tex file without needing the actual image files. Now, instead of the image there is a black box. Is there anyway to get a black border such ...
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Compile a file when images are missing/not available

I don't have access to my image files so I want to only compile with the text. I figured using draft mode would solve this problem but I still get a "cannot find image file" error. How can I compile ...
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Complex objects delay compiling time - how to make latex faster for draft versions?

Working on my phd thesis has become a nightmare since I tried to insert some very large (sideways)tables with many columns and cells all containing citations. A complete compiling run with latexmk ...
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Extended draft mode which includes source information for manual print-out to source synchronisation

I'm looking for a kind of extended draft mode which places the source code position of paragraphs, sectioning commands and figures etc. as marginpars or similar in the PDF, so that they appear on a ...
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Incompatibility between memoir and pdfpages ?

I am including a single pdf page (the title of my thesis) with the package pdfpages : \begin{document} \includepdf{title.pdf} ... But since I switched from report to memoir the page is ...
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Add when the file was compiled to the draft document.

I would like to have on my draft-documents on the bottom something like compiled ch2.tex on July 21, 2011 at 18:46. My document has multiple files which I include by using \input. I have the ...
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Suppress the processing of all images

I am trying to make a draft by forcing LaTeX to ignore all images. How do I tell LaTeX to suppress all the image filenames (in the \includegraphics command) and just insert an empty box? The problem ...
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Doing something only when the draft option is on?

I would like to do some stuff that is only enabled when the draft option is given in \documentclass[draft]{article}. How would I go about doing this?
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In Lyx turn greyed out text into comments

In Lyx I would like to convert greyed out text into comments. The Lyx environment is lyxgreyedout. I have considered switching to another IDE already and it is not an acceptable solution. The ...
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Can I specify non-draft sections in a draft document?

I am working on a big document, 100-200 pages. It's getting quite big mostly because of the images and that's a problem because I need to share it by email with my supervisors. The draft mode doesn't ...