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Four panel, image with borders

I am trying to make a landscape PDF with borders (4) where I will place 4 figures. Ideally the line would be 3 point in width...I have attached a JPG of what I am thinking. I would like to place ...
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Two figures side by side with text wrapping

I have a problem with text wrapping around two figures side by side, each of which has a different height. Look at the required template below. Currently I placed two pictures with minipage ...
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\includegraphics clipping and trim is squishing image

Clipping keeps squishing my image. My command is: \includegraphics[keepaspectratio=false,clip=true,trim=90px 0 0 0]{blue.jpg} But I'm getting: Where the original image is: Why can't I clip ...
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insert MAPLE algorithm to LaTeX

I am writing my dissertation through LaTeX, and I want to insert the code from MAPLE, it is about 2 pages and I am not sure how to include the algorithm, do you have any idea how am I going to do it?
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How can I position a picture precisely on a page?

I’m new to Latex and I’m trying to place a picture (my university’s logo) at an exact spot on my titlepage. For this, I would like to specify the coordinates on the page at which I would like the ...
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Using .pdf in Kile: cannot determine size of graphics

I am using Kile on a Red Hat/Gnome desktop at my university. My figures are made in R on a Windows machine. When I try to add figures to my report class LaTeX document, using the following code: ...
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Latex Conditional Display of Image [closed]

I have an interesting situation, I am passing a variable into a LaTeX page via smarty & php. I am generating a PHP Quote form to be used by multiple companies, and what changes is just the logo ...
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Relative image path in renewed \maketitle

To minimize the amount of copy-pasting I have to do between documents/projects, I've decided to create a separate file in which I renew the \maketitle command. This file (title.tex) should then be ...
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Glossary and picture?

Here my question: what would be the best in order to make a sort of glossary, with picture ? In fact, I've got make tools description, in one hand with text (nothing hard here), and, in the other ...
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How do I get the exact dimension of a picture in LaTeX?

This question is pretty simple: I'd like to have the possibility to get the exact size of a picture in LaTeX with, for example, the macro \the. In fact, I've founded the way \settoheight{} and so on, ...
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graphic does not appear [closed]

The problem is the following: I have included a graphic (png) and get no error message, but the picture does not appear on the pdf? The .png file is correct, I do not know what could be wrong? Here ...
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How to speed up a large plot?

I have a large plot. It is a big file and it renders slowly. What is the best method to slim it down without loosing to much of its visual properties ? I know that PDF and PS support cubic splines. ...
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Convert a figure in black and white at compile time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can \includegraphics be used to change an image color? Is it possible to include a color figure and export it in black and white, converting it at compile time? ...
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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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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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sticky labels with image and text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a good document template for making business cards? I need to create a A4 page with sticky labels on it. The page should look like this: ------------------- | ...
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Is there any way to type LaTeX code directly into the text boxes Inkscape?

I use Inkscape on Windows 7 platform. The principle to enter integrals and other mathematical symbols in Inkscape seems that the best thing to do and write them in a LaTeX compiler and cut them in ...
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eps figure (image) quality loss on including it in latex

I saw Included PNG appears blurry in PDF and How do I insert an image in LaTeX so it looks good on print? also etc. However, I am trying to include .eps images, which are generated using gnuplot. ...
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Why is the picture not inserted?

When I pdflatex the text below it doesn't insert the picture, but writes the name of the file instead (pic). And the geometry line gives the error ! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. The ...
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Placing picture above \chapter?

Can anyone recommend/provide an example as to include pictures in the chapter headers? Any packages known for this? I have read about fncychap which looks great, but would still require add'l ...
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Includegraphics in a new page after the title page

How to put a picture in a new page after the title page? I write it as follows, but it appears in the top and with a numbered page. \begin{document} \title{ } \author{me \\ ...
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Strange behaviour with figure on chapter first page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? When I compile the following latex snippet: \documentclass[11pt]{report} ...
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University's logo

How to put the logo before the date and after my name in the title? I write it as \begin{document} \title{} \author{} \titlepic{ \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{logo} \date{} but ...
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Extra unwanted text “image.jpg” precedes image when using \includegraphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent the file path of an image appearing above the image when using \begin{figure} \includegraphics{filepath} I have the unwanted text "image.jpg" preceding image ...
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subfloat text overflow onto the second line and remove gap between the image identifier and beginning of text

I have three images that i need to show on the same horizontal level. THe problem that iam having is that the image description that i place below is overflowing on to the second line. Moreover there ...
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Create a “yearbook-style” multi-page layout of photos

I would like to create a "yearbook-style" layout of photos in LaTeX. Each photo would have a caption and the objective would be to automatically layout the differently sized rectangular photos to ...
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Multiple inclusion of the same image gives huge PS file

I am using beamer and having included the same image many times with pgf, declare once and insert. It looks like the PS file from dvips grow linear as I create slides (the image is on the ...
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Profile face TikZ

My goal is get such head drawing: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=87217450
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Problem inserting picture into latex/pdflatex using figure environment

I am having trouble inserting pictures into my latex document at a specific point. Currently I have the two figure environments in the text but they are printed at the back of the document, after the ...
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Add additional info to a preview

The following example works in so far as it shows the image in the source latex file and disregards everything else. Is there some way of performing the same task but also list information about each ...
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How to trim after an overpic

I was reading this post and its answers regarding the overpic package so I tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[abs]{overpic} \begin{document} \begin{overpic}[grid,tics=10]{elephant} ...
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Inserting EMFs to LaTeX using graphicx [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Inserting a .EMF file into a LaTeX document. After years of playing around with different figure formats in R I have found the one to hold its quality best is an EMF. I ...
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Change image size [closed]

I'm trying to change the image size (make it look smaller than the original). I tried with the next code but the image still shows at its original size. \begin{figure}[h!] \centering ...
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How to add a picture onto an existing pdf file?

I have a scanned pdf file which is an application form, and a picture which is the scanned version of one's signature (for example, this one) and can be in any image format such as eps or png. I would ...
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How to include online postage in a scrlttr2 letter?

The class scrlttr2 is well suited for using window envelopes by default. That means that it prints the address at the standardized position. In Germany, you can buy online postage which is supposed ...
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Customizing \chapter command

Here is the picture: The code is from this post. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{titlesec} \setmainfont{EB Garamond ...
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What colors are good to use for graphs and figures in scientific publications that print well in black and white?

This question is not TeX specific. When creating scientific documents with graphs and figures, what colors are good to use such that they help the reader understand the figure but will also print well ...
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Force newline, but collapse vertical space

I'm trying to create a block of subfigures with no space between them, The above is the desired result, but the way I did it feels hacky. I used a newline forcer followed by negative vertical ...
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some greek letters disappear from PDFs included with includegraphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ligatures in figures and pdftex I have created some graphs in PDF format with PyX that include some labels with greek letters. When these graphs are included with ...
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Good quality images in pdflatex

Generally I include images in my latex document by the command \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{image.png} However, after doing pdflatex the image quality is always very poor in the resulting pdf file. ...
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Background images for code listings

I've been searching around but I can't find any info for adding an image background for my code listing using the listings package. Is there a way to do this?
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Acrobat on Windows doesn't recognize the images from pdflatex pdfs generated on Ubuntu [closed]

I'm dealing with an annoying behaviour of my pdf file. It seems that Acrobat or Reader doesn't recognize the images. I work with texlive on Ubuntu 11.04 and I compile the source file with pdftex in ...
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How to include graphics from parent directory using \graphicspath?

To include graphics from parent directory I am using \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{../pop/}{../graph/}} This works fine for MiKTeX but seems to fail for TeX live installed on the same ...
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how to insert images using Texworks? [closed]

I'm using TexWorks to compile a math article and want to add some PNG images in between. As is said on LaTeX/Importing Graphics -- Including graphics I've included the graphicx package and at the ...
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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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Who should care about lpe? [closed]

Edd Barett, a TeXLive maintainer for OpenBSD has just committed lpe (an extensible drawing editor for LaTeX) to the ports tree. People who are familiar with my posts on this forum knows that when it ...
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3D TikZ lines on the perimeter of a circle

I'm just learning TikZ, I've done a few 2D images and I wanted to make a 3D wire frame of the Hubble telescope. The body of the telescope is basically a pair of tubes, the front one slightly narrower ...
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“negative” font overlayed with a photo

I would like to write some text in latex, then replace the black of the letters by a transparent layer, and overlay on top of a PDF photo. I could do it by exporting to photoshop, but I would like a ...
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Undefined control sequence when using \setupinteraction and \externalfigure

When I use \externalfigure after \setupinteraction[state=start], I get an error message about an Undefined control sequence. Here is a minimal working example (filename prob.tex): \starttext ...
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How to prevent a large figure occupying entire page?

I have to embed a huge figure in a page where at the bottom there should be some text. However, the figure simply occupy a new page -- how to prevent this?