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TexStudio - Why is there no text on my pdf document?

My problem is that I can compile my document, but when I open it, I can't see any text or figures, only equations. I have no idea where to start checking, the only message that I get is that the ...
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How to add pdf photo to LaTex? [on hold]

I have created a diagram using word drawing, however, when I saved it as a pdf and exported it with LaTeX the figure seem to be the whole page and could not adjust it only the figure size. If anyone ...
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Open PDF Viewer to Edit Location?

Some LaTeX tools such as texmaker open the PDF viewer to the last modified location after compilation. To clarify, I edit tex source, compile, and the PDF viewer automatically navigates to the ...
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My file.tex is damaged, and so is the pdf. Why? [closed]

I think it happened because I didn't close the software properly: I (by mistake of course) unplugged my laptop while everything was running (not compiling, just open). When I turned it on, my .tex was ...
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Why isn't my title showing up?

Note: This question's answer does not apply to my question. I've written just about the simplest .tex file I can imagine: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{The Influence of ...
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Why are many pdf-readers under windows unable to open my pdf-files created with pdflatex under linux/ubuntu distribution texlive [on hold]

This is a question concerning two areas. OSs and creating pdf-documents from LaTex-scripts. The point is the following. When I create a pdf-file under Linux using pdflatex, I can open the file under ...
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TikZ image breaks PDF printing

I have a strange conundrum. I created this image in TikZ: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[color=black!30!white,line ...
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Can not find symbols in latex [duplicate]

I am new in latex and I need to express the following symbols: &, &&, ^, | , || , <, <=, >, >= , == , != , % When I write them in that way, nothing happens on the document. ...
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Print problem with 3D pgfplots (surf, shader=interp)

I recently encountered the same problem as in this post and since it still seems to be unsolved, I wanted to add a few details to it hoping that someone can help. I create a pdf in Texshop (Version ...
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How can I make LaTex typeset a PDF regardless of an error?

When LaTex encounters an error in the .tex window (source) it reports the error in the console when I hit 'typeset' but does NOT produce a PDF. This is particularly distressing when I'm 40 pages into ...
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Troubles with brackets while zooming [duplicate]

When I'm zooming the compiled document, all brackets and similar figures look like on the screen. I've already installed cm-super, so I don't have troubles with the font, but, I have no an idea why ...
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Expand bookmark by single-clicking on it

Probably being too pedantic but is it possible to expand a bookmark by single clicking on it? Emphasis on single clicking! I know it is possible to expand a bookmark by double clicking, but I want to ...
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Opening a non-PDF file clicking on a bookmark

I know it is possible to open a PDF file using bookmarks. But is it possible to open a non-PDF file by clicking on a bookmark? I've read all documentation from hyperref and bookmark packages but ...
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Invalid page tree PDF [closed]

I have a generated LaTeX (python scripts, getting data from different sources) document which is then compiled into a pdf with pdfLaTeX. Generally the structure of the document is the following ...
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Too big pdf images in latex file? [closed]

I have six 4MB pdf images of Excel graphs included in my latex code and now the compiler has much problem to load and update. Can images become too big in terms of memory or shouldn't that be a ...
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Splitting pdf file pages from middle of each page into two pages [closed]

I wonder how to split a pdf file pages from middle of each page into two pages (See here for reference). In past I was using pdfscissor in Windows 7 and Gscan2pdf and ScanTailor in Ubuntu 14.04. Now ...
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Why do PDF files produced by pdflatex not pass validation?

Why do simple PDF files compiled with pdflatex contain so many PDF errors? The simplest example I can see is "Hello World!" that once compiled, \documentclass{report} \begin{document} Hello ...
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Free, online way to convert a PDF (formulated by LaTeX) to an editable Word document?

I know there's many free ways to convert PDF's to Word documents, however the ones that I have found have converted the fonts incorrectly, the table of contents is misaligned and none of the internal ...
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Times font looks different when produced on different computers as the output of the same TexShop version.

The fact that the Times font in the PDFs copies of the same TexShop files looks considerably different depending on which computer I use has been a mistery for me for a long time. Can anyone please ...
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How to format a book appearence in the bibliography in LaTeX? [closed]

I use LaTeX to write a document. Therefore I need a Bibliography. Thus I created a .bib file with my sources. When I run LaTeX a book source looks like this: John A McDermid. Software Engineer's ...
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Extract image/vector art from PDF, encore

Follow-up question to Extracting image from PDF to use in LaTeX document? There is a logo in a beamer presentation that I need to reuse. I followed Herbert's answer to include the logo in my PDF ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment DoxyRefList undefined. DoxyRefList

Im trying to generate pdf with doxygen. Already I have tex file generates, like "refman.tex". I can't compile with latex, or pdflatex. Here is the obtained error: *latex refman.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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problem with converting into pdf file

I face the problem of converting my file into PDF. Everything was working fine until today. I reinstalled my LYX to 2.1.3. And now when I want to convert to PDF , it does not see my graphs inserted ...
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Compiling page ranges for particular sections

For my courses in informatics, I write a LaTeX document containing a number of examination questions each semester. For some reasons, I don't want to break this document into particular TeX files. ...
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How big of a file is too big for LaTex? [duplicate]

I am a new user to LaTex. Is there an upper limit to the PDF generable from Latex? What about performance? Suppose I would want to write a 500 pg long book on PDF, at what point is it going to ...
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tcolorbox 0pt wide lines visible in some PDF viewers

After compiling my document, boxes that should have some of the lines invisible (0 pt) have them still visible in some PDF viewers, namely Ubuntu's Evince, Firefox's default PDF viewer, and others. ...
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Problem in PS2PDF file size

I am using gnuplot to plot an input file. I pass this file to gnuplot from a bash script and the output is .ps. Then I convert it to pdf in my bash script, but the pdf cuts the rest of the plot off. I ...
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Trouble compiling using PS->PDF

While compiling a tex file using PS->PDF, I am getting the following error. Please help to understand and resolve it. The file is rps.tex. Error: /undefinedfilename in (rps.ps) Operand stack: ...
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which font is exactly used in this pdf document? [duplicate]

Hi, does anybody can help to recognize the font of this file. Please pay attention to "g"s. If it is typewritten, which font is nowadays similar to that in Office word? Thanks.
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Powerpoint: Export Images For Use With pdfLatex [closed]

I need to implement several images which exist in Microsoft Powerpoint into a latex document. The images are detailed. Would anyone have suggestions for a method which will improve resolution over ...
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How can I remove white margins from a pdf file?

I create a diagram in Visio and save as a pdf file. There is a large space between the text and the figure, as shown the following: If I understand well, the problem can be boiled down: how to save ...
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latex - superimposed figure in pdf file

Figure is superimposed over text in pdf document created from a dvi file. Not superimposed in ps document created from the same dvi file. \begin{figure} \scalebox{0.9}{\includegraphics{pbar.eps}} ...
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When I open and close the pdf made by latex in acrobat,I cant work anymore on latex

I recently have a problem with my latex , that when I open the pdf produced by latex in acrobat, I can not reproduce it and I have to restart windows, it also give an error that is : \begin{document} ...
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Compile Error (no output PDF file produced) on my “overleaf” [closed]

As you can see, even without any code, I get this compile error below. Of course, with some codes, it throws me the same compile error. This is the full warning I got from the latex log: This ...
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Replace latex equations in a PDF by rasterized graphics

Is it possible to generate a PDF file with pdflatex where the equations are replaced by rasterized images? This would make conversion to other word processors formats easier.
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Pandoc Markdown to PDF doesn't show images [closed]

I used knitR to convert R Markdown files to Markdown, and I'm trying to use Pandoc to convert them into HTML/PDF. Markdown to HTML includes all my images in the output, using pandoc test.md -o ...
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Problem with em-dash symbol using extsizes package

I use package extsizes for 14 pt text size in my document. But there are a problem with em-dash symbol in PDF: in some scales (e.g. 74%, 100%, 204%. but not 125% and 150%) dash symbol is invisible: ...
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Setting pdfinfo fields from a class file

In a class file, I have set (to automatically set PDF information fields): \hypersetup{pdfinfo={Title={\@doctitle}, Author={\@docauthor}, Subject={\@docsubject}, Producer={LaTeX}, ...
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Compiling signed pdf online

I need to do some testing and need to compile a document with a PAdES signature field online. I have tried a few, but most online systems exclude the digsig and eforms packages. Any suggestions? Is ...
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PDF Selection Issues [closed]

I am trying to highlight some text in the a pdf generated with latex, however sometimes it misbehaves and selects an entire region. Below is a gif which shows the effect I'm having (I tried to scroll ...
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Error while Inserting a pdf file in latex [closed]

this the code i have written for including pdf in latex code. \usepackage[final]{pdfpages} \usepackage{fancybox} \usepackage{lipsum}% dumy text \usepackage[dvips]{graphics} \usepackage{times} ...
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PDFs are not printed with the correct fonts

Using pdflatex I create some official PDFs from LaTeX source with \usepackage{mathpazo} or even just with the normal CM fonts and they look fine on my screen both, in Preview and in Adobe PDF Reader. ...
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Convert pdf text with only superscript and subscript formatting elements to LaTeX [duplicate]

I have a long text in pdf with lot of sub and super scripts and need to have it in LaTex. Sorry I could not find something working in previous answers on converting pdf to latex. (OS Windows 7) Now ...
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Produce .eps figures from .pdf figures in TexShop on MacOSX

I've tried looking everywhere, but I can't find a way to do this. I have a bunch of .pdf figures in my latex document, for example: \begin{figure}[ht!] \centering ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC

How to configure TeXnicCenter to work with Adobe Reader DC? When I building and view current file .tex the following error "Can not execute the command" shows up and the PDF is not generated. If ...
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Reverse engineering on my thesis.pdf [duplicate]

I wrote my thesis, which I have uploaded (fortunately) in my pseudo-site. I had the source locally. There are some people that decided to work on my project, in order to make it better. As a result, ...
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xelatex my_file.tex is not working through php's exec (no pdf)

I've tried everything from using xelatex on it's own: xelatex my_file.tex , to using both: xelatex -no-pdf my_file.tex xdvipdfmx my_file.xdv and also creating a .sh file with the same commands ...
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Can PDFs built from Tex show non-flash videos? [closed]

I want to know if Tex can solve a problem I have (this is distinct from the question about having to re-insert videos that I just asked in a different post). Currently I build PDFs from Microsoft ...
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Does rebuilding a PDF from Tex keep embedded video?

I am investigating Tex as a possible solution to a problem I have: Currently I build PDFs from Microsoft Word and insert lots of legacy videos into them after the fact in a second step (reasons why ...
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Fillable PDF Form - text field inside a table?

I am trying to create a fillable pdf form. I am using the hyperref package. I am able to create fillable text fields, however, when I want to create a fillable text field inside a table, it does not ...