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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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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?
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How to compose figure from text with latex?

I have an ascii image like +--------------- | xxxxxxx +--------------- | xxxxxxx +--------------- I want to show this in figure environment. So currently I try like this: \begin{figure} ...
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How to create a line graph in LaTeX?

I am in need of displaying line graphs in a LaTeX document but I can't figure out how. I searched on Google but did not receive any promising results. Is it really possible to do this within LaTeX or ...
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Flush stacked rotated images

I have a series of images that I would like to line up horizontialy, all scaled to a given height, rotated 90 degrees and exactly flush with respect to each other. For example: ...
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why doesn't latex start a new page when showing multiple figures

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[ht] \begin{center}$ \begin{array}{ccc} \includegraphics[width=2in]{stick/Alexis_view1.png}& ...
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Add a figure title and x-axis label to a figure matrix created using pdfpages

Background I previously asked: Can I convert a 16 page pdf into an 8x2 matrix in LaTeX? I ended up creating a 3x5 matrix of images from a 15 page pdf by compiling a document "foo.tex": ...
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Set the default path to images directory

I have a project written in LaTeX, that has many pictures (about 1000) which I have divided into 4 folders: letter, legal, booklt and screen for different purposes. I have a folder called "images" ...
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Triangulated Toruses in Sketch [closed]

I want to be able to use sketch to generate an image like this: I am able to get the torus okay using nested sweeps as demonstrated in the tutorial, but my attempts to draw the diagonals using ...
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how to set the canvas and font size in TikZ?

I am using TikZ to draw standalone pictures using the PreviewEnvironment (which cuts the PDF size around the picture). I then import the PDF figure inside LaTeX using \includegraphics. Let say my ...
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how to draw a hexagonal grid with numbers in the cells

The problem of drawing hexagonal grids has been discussed here: Drawing Hexagons I want the shape of the grid to be hexagonal and furthermore, I want to be able to add numbers in the hexagonal cells. ...
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image inside columns inside block in beamer

I try to put an image in columns environment inside a block environment in beamer. Somehow my image is shifting outside the block. Here's an example \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} ...
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How can I add a logo to a page header in Lyx? [closed]

I am writing a thesis and want to add the university logo accross the top of my first page. I have a banner.pdf file, which will fit nicely accross the top of the page. But how do I go about placing ...
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How can I create a chapter with graphics only divided into different sections?

I'm trying to create a chapter with pictures only, but keep running into troubles. The chapter is an appendix, where only some graphics should be displayed, placed in different sections. I don't need ...
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How can I insert a paragraph or image into the same spot on every page of a memoir doc?

How can I duplicate one feature of this layout from 'House of Leaves' in a 100ish-page book using LaTeX? (I'm presently using memoir for document formatting/structure.) The specific feature I want ...
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auto-pst-pdf: Not working properly with rotations >=45°

I'm using psfrag to replace text in .eps-figures. Since I'm working also with other graphic formats I use pdflatex and therefore the package auto-pst-pdf. Everything worked quite well so far. Today I ...
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Drawing circuit diagrams (with logic gates) in LaTeX

I'm having some difficult drawing circuit diagrams with logic gates in LaTeX. I've tried with circuitikz and pst-circ. \begin{pspicture}(-1,-1)(5,3) \logicand[ninputs=2,invertinputa=true, ...
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Generating dozens of graphs

I am revising old lecture notes on microeconomics and they contain a lot of graphs. As I am rewriting it in LaTeX, I would like to recreate the old graphs, but I need to select the right tool for the ...
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Setting height of \includegraphics{} from current display style

I'm thinking about building a new symbol library and I need to test out the command set. I slapped together a quick set of math symbols using a set of commands ...
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Unable to load picture or PDF file

XeLaTeX has stopped including .eps files in my document. I get errors such as: ! Unable to load picture or PDF file './images/deBuitleir.fig4.eps'. The image file is there, I double-checked. ...