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Prevent vertical distribution of paragraphs over entire page

It seems it tries to fill an entire A4, as the image of the next page is too big. So it puts a lot of space between the paragraphs. But, I'd much rather have a big chunk of white at the bottom of the ...
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Drawing simple graphs on LaTeX

Let me just say I am NOT drawing graphs from Graph Theory. I am just strictly asking about simple graphs we do in algebra. I just started with MiKTeX and I am trying to read and absorb everything in ...
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putting a box over an image in beamer presentation

In a Beamer presentation, I want to put a box over a graphic file. For example, in one slide, I want to put a graphic file: And, in the next slide, I want to put a box on the image: This style of ...
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Typesetting a dictionary containing pictures

I am seeking advice (any ideas) how to typeset a bilingual dictionary that will contain many pictures. The picture below shows the dictionary. Problems: The lines in columns differ. The spaces ...
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LaTeX Cartooning

Are there any Latex packages (or any other text based methods) to assist in cartooning i.e. creation of simple images representing real-life objects. Something as simple as the images on xkcd is good ...
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How to tell when to use pdflatex, latex, and xelatex for any given tex file?

I'm writing an automatic compiling pipeline that should be able to compile any given tex file into a pdf. The diversity of the input tex files mainly shows up in what format of figures they use and ...
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Picture not found in moderncv class

I try to compile the following simple template with pdflatex: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[red]{casual} \title{your Curriculum Vitae title} \firstname{Name} ...
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Includepdf as a figure

I want to include some pages of a pdf file into my document and wrap them into a figure with a caption for example (with pdfpages) \begin{figure}[h] \centering ...
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image negative left marign [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Center figure that is wider than \textwidth I'm using a fairly small width for my papers but this way my images get smaller. Is there a way to place images more to the ...
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How to apply different background images for each page using PerlTeX

How do I apply a different background image for each page? I have an array of pdf's to apply. I have used the watermark package. However, I do not like the idea of manually adding a different ...
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Images, titles and margins

I am writing a report and I need two things: there must be an image in the title page at the top left and I have to add a 5mm left margin to odd pages and a 5mm right margin to even pages, how can i ...
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Produce PDFs with only the figures/tables without captions and with only the captions without figures/tables

I'm submitting the final copy of a journal paper and got the following requirements: Camera-ready copies of all figures and tables in a single pdf/ps file (that is, produce a single ps/pdf file ...
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\twopagepicture package refining with long caption spanning across the two pages

The \twopagepicture package is definitely worth it when you have many large pictures. But perhaps I'm not getting the required results because I'm not following the advice correctly. Here are some ...
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Problem in referring to figures

I'm preparing a paper for submission to a journal. The journal submission system (Elsevier) requires me to load the EPS files (I convert my figures to EPS using gnuplot) separately. But if I do not ...
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Is example-image-a compatible with DVI mode?

I could not get the expected result when compiling the following with latex-dvips-ps2pdf. The unexpected result is just a single blank page with a page number 1. :-) \documentclass{article} ...
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Crop an inserted image?

I'm inserting an image with a simple: \includegraphics[height=5cm]{filename.png} This results in an image that maintains the aspect ratio, and so gives me something like 6cm width. I only really ...
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Can I label figures in LaTeX?

I googled to find the answers to the above question. But by "label" I mean labeling the figure, not the label that is used for referencing. Let me explain. Say I am making a figure for a high school ...
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Rotating a set of pictures aligned in multiple rows

I made a figure that displays 2x3 images. However, I would like the whole figure, except the caption, to be rotated for 90 degrees. Here is the code that I tried to adjust by 'rotatebox' command: ...
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Inserting an image on the right

I got a problem in my LaTeX document. I used the codes below: \begin{flushleft} \begin{figure}[tp] \centering \includegraphics{C:/Users/churva/Desktop/wla.jpg} ...
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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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Beamer crashes with babel Turkish package

I just started to learn beamer and noticed that the problem in \usepackage[turkish]{babel} and \includegraphics inconcistency question applies for beamer and \shorthandoff{=} solution does not work. ...
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Reduce image vertical spacing with text elements

I'm doing a .cls file and I want to reduce the spacing between the image and the title, the document looks like the following image The code for this, looks like this. \begin{figure}[h] ...
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Animated plotting with LaTex?

I am not a LaTeX pro, that's why I don't know if the following is possible and how I could do it. I have a graphic (a plot, jpg) and it shows a time series. I know in PowerPoint it is possible that ...
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Image caption and cross referenceing in Beamer poster

In my beamer poster, I like to give caption for images and cross reference that in writing like my thesis ("Figure 2.1: Text" like this) . But when I use the following code, I found ("Figure: Text" ...
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How to rid of automatic .pdf label from \includegraphics? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid showing the filename when using graphicx? So I'm using the \includegraphics command to put a PDF image of a table into my LaTeX file here, but this pesky ...
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A way to draw a lab apparatus

Are there any packages that would make a simple lab apparatus easy to draw? e.g. a spectrometer connected to a computer and has a wire before a light emitting tube, the wire also being connected to ...
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How to detect if in an exercise environment?

I found in How to use figure inside a exercise environment? that I can't use begin{figure} ... \end{figure} in an exercise environment. I also found situations where avoiding the use of such floats ...
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In memoir environment, the chapter heading placement gets messed up if a too big figure gets placed on next page

Using the memoir class, it appears that if I have a figure that is close enough to chapter heading, and big enough that it has to be placed on the next page, the chapter heading placement gets messed ...
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Problem with \only and alignment of graphics (pdf) in beamer

I have been trying to include pdf graphics in a document with this simple command: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \only<1>{\includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{test}} ...
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including tif/eps/pdf fails due to bounding box/dimensions

when inserting an image into my *.tex-file, I get the error Dimension too large the command was (reduced to the important lines) \begin{figure}[tbp] \includegraphics{graphics/3-1-23} \end{figure} ...
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Image row in Beamer

A presentation contains a huge amount of images. Therefor it would be nice if one can insert a row of images on the bottom of the slide. If the item apprears the corresponding image for instance is no ...
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Adding border/frame around boxes [closed]

I'm trying to modify a package to suit my needs but since I'm not very familar with the tex macro language I would like to add a border around the boxes created by the package so I can see exactly ...
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Perfectly scale line, paragraph, image, anything up to textwidth

I want to scale a multi line text up to the available textwidth. I found something here: pgfplots: how can I scale to text width? and here: ...
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How to use figure inside a minipage?

I'm trying to include an image, and keep it centered, and prevent from wrapping from the next page. The following code works for that: \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \begin{center} Caption ...
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Images on latex not appearing

I cannot seem to get the images to appear on latex. I get no error messages and, it has no problems compiling. However, the produced (.pdf) which is what I am using, does not have the image. ...
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Is it possible to frame text using a graphic border

I've got a document where in a few cases I'm using the framed package and a single \begin{framed} <text> \end{framed} to visually separate text that is something akin to commentry on the main ...
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Block Diagrams in TikZ

for my thesis i need to put some block diagrams in my LaTeX document. I was recommended to use TikZ for that. This is the only sample code i could find. Do you guys maybe have some tutorials / doc ...
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How to arrange image and text to appear side by side?

I want to place an image on my document and have it appear, say, on the right part of the page with text flowing on the left. How can I do that with LaTeX? Just like one would do with HTML and images ...
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Multiple graphics.cfg?

I'm using tex-live on a Ubuntu machine. I got a customized graphics.cfg file (configuration file for the graphix package) that I'd like to use as default on my system. I've tried to locate the ...
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Where to save graphics.cfg file

following the instructions at http://kile.sourceforge.net/Documentation/html/build_epsgraphics.html I could manage to get pdflatex to convert eps files into pdf on the fly. As a test I've saved the ...
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How to insert an image that also acts as a link

Can an image be included in TeX so that the resulting PDF is clickable leading to a reference?
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drawing a curve in latex with my own data

I would like to draw a curve in latex LaTeX with my own datahow . How please I can do that.? this This is my table that contains the data.... EDIT this is 2 new files %test.dat Num Min Moy Max ...
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How to avoid bad quality image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Included PNG appears blurry in PDF I have a PNG image with a pretty good quality, but when I import this in beamer it has lost its quality, even if I maintain the 1.0 as ...
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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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How would I trace a pixelated graphic for my thesis?

I am writing a thesis with MS Word about drug delivery and I have a graphic that is a bit pixelated (so says the professor). I heard that TeX is a good thing to learn for this and I was wondering if ...
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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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How to obtain a high quality image from a web browser source [closed]

How to create high quality images from a Javascript/Dojo image presented in a browser which can be used by LaTeX?
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How do I make pdfLaTeX accept a graphics file with a period in its name? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \includegraphics: Dots in filename Many of my graphics files have periods in their names. This causes a problem with pdflatex. For example, if I want to include the ...
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Figures in llncs class

I would like to display the figure in my LaTeX file. I use the class \documentclass{llncs} and downloaded psfig.sty and add to /miktex 2.9/tex/latex/base and then from Setting -> Refresh FNDB. I ...
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Two images are not on the same level

I am using the following code to put two figures next to each other (I am not providing a minimal example right away, because maybe the problem is obvious from the code. However, I will, if someone ...