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

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Org-mode export to LaTeX: temptation or nuisance?

We are talking about Emacs and Org-mode: There are several advantages of drafting papers with Org-mode and to have them transferred later to LaTeX, e.g.: I'd like to avoid »programming while ...
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What does the draft mode change?

I wonder which changes are made by the draft option? That means what will be changed by calling it as global class option (\documentclass[draft]{<class>}) or locally for a single package if it ...
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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 ...
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Changing implementation of 'draft' option

In my lab we frequently make several drafts of documents before a final version. We will pass these draft version around for input from many people. It would be convenient to use the 'draft' option ...
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Draft mode for pgfplots

I'm working on a fairly big document that has a lot of graphs of functions- so far it has around 200, by the end it will have around 1500. I use pgfplots for each graphic, and the functions are pretty ...
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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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Turning off and on images in figures

Is it possible to prevent the contents of a figure from being rendered? I have a large book document, and to speed up compiling while working on a draft, I would like to have some way of ignoring the ...
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How can I remove the figures from a draft of my document?

I'm working on a research paper with many figures in it. To save paper, I would like to exclude the figures when I print drafts of the paper. Is there an easy way to do this (via command-line option, ...
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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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Draft mode in Tikz externalize hides graphics, but not without externalize

Maybe this is expected behaviour, but it's not documented in the manual, and it certainly surprised me. When you use the draft class option and use the tikz external library, all Tikz pictures are ...
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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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\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink

I started using showkeys in one of my documents and see this error \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink A bit of google suggests that this "happens when hyperref is ...
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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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Equivalent to graphicx draft/demo option for tables

I am looking for a way to exclude tables from compilation when I am in draft mode (technically I want to create a boolean such as drafttables that would exclude tables when active). Usually I have ...
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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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Adding overfull hbox 'slugs' to final document version

I'm using a documentclass which looks dramatically different in draft mode compared to final. I'm preparing my document for the final formatting, so I don't want to pass the draft option. However I ...
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hide proof environment for restructuring

I am writing my thesis, and i am in restructuring phase - sorting theorems where they should belong thematically. And it would be helpful to have all the proofs hidden so i am not laden with the ...
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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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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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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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In graphics/graphicx, how to show actual pictures despite draft mode

For collaboration purposes I am using the draft mode in my LaTeX manuscript to show todo-notes, remarks and so on. By switching to final mode all of these additions become unvisible. However, I'd ...
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Disabling the draft option in a package

Within a package I'm making, I want ignore the default draft behavior and write my own. I have tried: \DeclareOption{draft}{ MYCOMMANDS ... \OptionNotUsed } \ProcessOptions If draft is used, my ...
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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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Draft watermark image just in a \section

Is it possible to have a draft watermark only in a \section? EDIT: I have in a document more then one \section, and I need the draftwatermark just in some \section. Unfortunately the section with ...
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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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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 ...
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How to insert custom text in place of figure

I would like to replace some figures in a document with a black frame of the same size as the figure, such as that which you get when using \includegraphics in draft mode. However, this places 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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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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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 ...
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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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Stop my class passing options on to article class

I have a class file which declares some options. One of them is called draft. This places a watermark on all pages that says DRAFT. \DeclareOption{draft}{ \RequirePackage{draftwatermark} ...
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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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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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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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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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comment package - \excludecomment{} gives error

I'm trying to generate a pdf file without the pictures for draft revision, and as seen here and here the \excludecomment{} is not working for me. Here is my error: line 31: Extra }, or forgotten ...
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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 ...
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Origami package

Does exist a specific package to draw origami? Some example: http://goclom.net/origami-papier/origami-grue.aspx
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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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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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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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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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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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Redefine graphicx draft mode

How to redefine draft mode for graphicx package not to draw figure borders but only image path? I would like to print the document without pictures and then stick photos.
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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} ...
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Create version of report with local links to referenced articles

I have the following set-up in mind, and I hope someone could help me achieve this: I cite entries from my .bib file. I use the hyperref package (manual) with the pagebackref option set to true, so ...
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Hyperref not working (participants: acro, cleverref, pgfplots, biber). Also not working: '\documentclass[final]'

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 ...