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beamer: How to place images behind text (z-order)

When writing a beamer presentation, I often use textblocks containing a single includegraphics to place pictures freely on a slide, e.g. \begin{textblock*}{0.51\textwidth}(10.8mm,56.8mm) ...
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Equivalent of bounding box when compile with pdflatex

I'm having an issue inserting a .pdf image into my .tex file (an .eps works fine). A description of my problem is below. When I insert an .eps figure by doing: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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how to import images into Memoir chapter style

Another Memoir style I'm trying to create... I grabbed bits of code from here and there and I almost have it working, but the imported image isn't centered over the chapter title... spent many hours ...
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Do images have to be saved in a specific location before inserting them into LaTeX?

I've been trying to insert an image into LaTeX using the [graphicx] package using TeXworks with very little success. The .PNG image I want to insert is currently just saved in my Windows Pictures ...
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Watermark image

Please note I'm new to LaTeX so don't know much about it (yet). I've looked on-line about how to add a watermark image but don't know how to do it. I've seen sites that show something about it but ...
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How to insert the author picture in the biography picture box of the IEEE LaTeX Template

How do I put the author picture in the picture frame box of a journal paper? I tried using this code but the picture wasn't placed in the box, it is outside the box. Here is the code: ...
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How to make a table with centered images?

On page 6 in this PDF is there a table with centred pictures in the right column. Does anyone know how to make such a table? I am using pdflatex.
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How to put one big image on each page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to include a picture over two pages, left part on left side, right on right (for books)? The problem is the following: I am formatting a twopage book on latex and I ...
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Magnify part of picture with TikZ spy, expressed in relative scoped coordinates

I want to magnify part of a picture with the TikZ spy library; however, with a scope for using relative coordinates like in #9561 Drawing on an image with TikZ. Provided I'm using the image tux.png - ...
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\includegraphics — file not found, even when in same directory

Here's the preamble: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{color} ... And here's the call to ...
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Is it possible to reduce the file size of generated PDF by clipping the included images with \includegraphics' viewport?

I noticed that clipping images with \includegraphics' viewport does not reduce the file size of generated PDF output. I might miss other settings. Is it possible to reduce the file size of generated ...
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How do I put an image on the left of right-aligned text

I'm trying to add an image to the top left corner of a page (inside the margins) in LaTeX. Across from the image I want a set of right-aligned text. I tried using two columns but the image is smaller ...
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Embedded PDF images in PDF output not selectable / can't be copied

I am producing PDF reports with PDF images included using \includegraphics. I would like clients to be able to select and copy the resulting images from within Adobe Reader or whatever, but this ...
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Image quality using PDFLaTeX

I've got some PNG images within my LaTeX document. The quality of the image files is sufficient and the result using LaTeX and viewing the resulting DVI file is quite what I expect - looks good. But ...
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How to make custom page frame using LaTeX?

I need to make questionnaire template for automatic processing with queXF. To do this I need to produce pages like this: The queXF requirements for the pages are unique barcode for each page ...
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What one CANNOT do with TikZ?

I am about to give a short introduction to TikZ, and I was asked to add a slide of what cannot be achieved with TikZ. So, are there certain types/categories of graphics where one should use something ...
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What relation and dependency mistake here?

Minimal case % http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/210664/13173 Do not have inputenc, since it is loaded with europecv package so defininig utf8 here \documentclass[utf8,helvetica,narrow]{europecv} ...
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\addplot graphics: maintaining image's aspect ratio despite different scaling of axes

I have created a plot using a sophisticated program and would like to put the content of that plot into pgfplots' axis environment. Naturally, \addplot graphics is the way to achieve this. The Image's ...
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Positioning pgfplots axis in tikzpicture

I want to put a pgfplots plot beside several other pdf images that I import into my document, but I can't figure out how to position the pgfplots axis in the larger tikzpicture: ...
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Place a two-column picture under the author affiliation and above abstract

I've been searching through the similar questions but none has worked for me. Basically, I am writing a two column conference paper with a existing template, what I want very simple is to place a ...
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Is there any way to shift two \includegraphics images? Having trouble with \begin{figure}

I am trying to put two images into my latex document. I want the format to be 2 (a) Text text Image Image Text text When I do the following %2a \item Here are the histograms of M and A values. ...
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increment figure source names

In our childhood, probably all of us made some drawings on layered sheets of paper in order to make an animation. [edit: This is to be added to an existing document, next to the page number for ...
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How to preserve lenghts to use with \includegraphics scaling, when calculating them with pgf

This question is related to my earlier question here: How to define a macro that uses image width and height to define a variable for later use . There you can find a full MWE of the problematic code. ...
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Letterhead : How to Position Images in Top Left Corner (Revisit)

I'm trying to use this exact template, but I'd like a to put a rectangular image in the top left corner ( I can give you the dimension of said rectangle if you need them). I don't know that the ...
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Including same PDF image many times: how to optimize?

I am include (with graphicx’s \includegraphics) the same small PDF vector graphics many many times in my LaTeX file, always at the same size. I then compile my document with pdflatex. While the size ...
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redefine \includegraphics for beamer

I'm using Pandoc to convert from markdown to LaTeX or Beamer. The LaTeX template of Pandoc has nice command so that images are resized to fit the text width but the Beamer output is not. ...
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Alternative for drawing graphs?

I've been trying to draw a graph with a series of X,Y points in TikZ, but it won't accept my points so I'm seeking an alternative package that might handle scaling a bit better. The kind of points ...
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Image Dropping Down in MultiRow Table

I am trying to build a table of images in Latex. Two of my images are portrait, two are landscape. My end goal, is to have them look like this: | | B | | | A |---| D | | | C | | With my ...
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Pgfplots closes paths in polar plot

I'd like to create an antenna radiation pattern in the form of a polar plot like this one: (image credits: C.A. Balanis; Antenna theory, analysis and design) What I've done so far is the following ...
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graphicx (or graphics) package distorts format

I have a strange problem. I am writing my thesis and the style file is provided by my university. The normally working graphicx package seems to be distorting the format when I enable it using ...
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Image at bottom right Corner of the type area

With the following code I put an image in the bottom left corner of a page (see How to place an image in bottom left hand corner on every page? too). \newcommand{\BackgroundPic} {% \put(0,0){% ...
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How is cropping for EPS-files done in XeLaTeX?

When trying to crop an EPS-figure with trim=<left> <bottom> <right> <top>, clip, ... it results in strange behavior. Please find a MWE and a image of the result below. It ...
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Could not insert pdf graphics

Using \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{mypdf} I tried to insert a PDF image to my XeLaTeX document. But instead of the images empty area places in its place. \documentclass{article} ...
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How can one make LaTeX break lines between graphics correctly?

Consider the following code: \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \begin{document} \includegraphics[width=3.5cm]{} \includegraphics[width=3.5cm]{} ...
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Beamer: combining footnote in one column with figure in the other one

I'd like to put a figure next to a list which contains a footnote. Without the footnote everything works fine. But when I add the footnote, the figure gets shifted to the right and partly appears to ...
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How do I get LaTeX and XeLaTeX to place my images in the same way?

I've run into a problem when converting a book manuscript from LaTeX to XeLaTeX. The problem is that my image sizing and placement has not survived the conversion. The book has numerous picture ...
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Why doesn't LaTeX allow me to import my .eps file when I compile it?

Everything works perfectly except until the error below. I'm slightly new at LaTeX and perhaps I'm missing a package, but I already have the graphicx package. Any help will be greatly appreciated! ! ...
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Vertical centered image in cell

Consider following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \paperheight297mm \paperwidth210mm \textheight297mm \textwidth180mm \topmargin-25.4mm ...
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Problem inserting .pdf_tex file from Inkscape

I am trying to insert an image from Inkscape. I saved it as a pdf, checking the PDF + Latex option. Inside my Latex file, I wrote the following code : \begin{figure} \centering ...
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text gets slightly bold when adding graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? I have problem with text on the page with a graph, it gets slightly thicker. The text on the next page without graph is ...
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How to rotate a picture in 3 dimensions?

I have a picture like this: I want to use this picture rotated like this (inline with the text as well as separately): Is there a way to achieve this?
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Matlab to pdflatex with text properties

I know that this might be more a detail rather than a serious problem but I've already Googled it like crazy and I can't find the solution. Is it possible to achieve a MATLAB plot in pdflatex with ...
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How to include graphics from a complex file structure

I am writing a Latex file that needs to include figures from a directory graphs. graphs has several sub-directories say, one , two and three. These individually contain several graphics that should ...
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How to include a varying graphic in margins

I need to typeset a case report consisting mainly of text, with the occasional picture. This can be done in the article or amsart classes, of course, but I would like to include a varying graphic (a ...
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How to use \graphicspath + epstopdf

Background: I am using MiKTeK and TeXnicCenter. Since I am using Windows, I have to deal with folders whose names have spaces, such as C:/Documents and Settings/... and I use ...
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Exclude everything from pdf document except images

is there any way to ONLY print out a pdf with all the image with the correct sizes as they appear in the single chapters/sections etc...? The reason is I want to only print out some pages (not the ...
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Make picture horizontally fill out page and stay at top

I'm working on a title page (this is my first day of LateX) and I want to start a titlepage with a picture that touches the top and the sides of the page, without changing its aspect ratio on A4 ...
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An .eps image, whose caption is too separated from the image.

I am writing a thesis in a large .tex file in Vim. I have an .eps image, whose caption is too separated from the image. I have extensively read similar posts, tried almost everything, but the ...
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Distributing two small images in a document (horizontally) evenly

Consider the following code (no special packages added) \begin{document} Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text ...
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Table in a resizebox out of bounds

I'm trying to resize a table so that it will fit a page, following the instructions given in this question. However, \centering doesn't seem to work, as shown by this example: \documentclass{article} ...