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Edit a pdf file in LaTeX?

My coworker sent me a paper that we are both working on as a pdf and I need to use LaTeX to continue to work on it. Can I open the pdf in LaTeX and edit it and add to it?
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Detecting overflow into margins of a compiled pdf

I have a fairly large pdf file compiled in Tex. I used XeTex to compile, though it doesn't matter for this question I think. I want to see if on any page of the PDF, any line, there is text ...
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LaTeX PDF output not aligned in PDF Viewer [on hold]

When I build my tex file and open the PDF (has only one page) in Evince, the page is aligned to the right. It is as if there is an invisible page before the first page. Is this an issue with LaTeX ...
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check which fonts are embedded in the final pdf

One of the requirements I have from the publisher is to make sure all fonts are embedded into the pdf. I am using pdflatex to convert my .tex file into a pdf. How can I check to make sure all fonts ...
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no file t1lmtt.fd

When I compile my document I get the following warning: No file T1lmtt.fd. Font shape T1/lmtt/m/n undefined(Font) using T1/cmr/m/n instead The warning refers to an embedded PDF I have which is an ...
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Why does \includepdfmerge insert a blank page at the end?

How can I get rid of the blank pages inserted after the \includepdfmerge ? Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdfmerge[scale=0.5, delta=10pt 10pt, nup=2x2]{...
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How can I use fancytooltips in Windows OS? [closed]

In many earlier posts I read about fancytooltip. However, I installed this package in Windows 32bit OS from ctan website. In some examples of this website such as tex.stackexchange.com post used ...
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Strange printing error when including different PDFs [closed]

First of all: I was not able to compile a MWE, since the error seems to be connected to one of my documents, all of which are classified. I'm experiencing (for the first time) the following error: ...
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Identifying typesetting from PDF files [duplicate]

On many occasions I read other people's documents and I wonder that kind of typesetting was used to compile said document. Is there any way to find out the typesetting from the metadata of the PDF ...
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Image compression

I am using texmaker and is writing a thesis where I have many different images. These images needs to have a pixel perfect accuracy so the results are not incorrect. I have many png images I would ...
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How to embed fonts with pdflatex?

In last 3-4 days I tried to embed to my pdf file fonts, that it contains. I visit more links, including questions from tex.stackexchange.com, and I achieve it even. But yesterday I have seen, that ...
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Clickable text, hyperref. How to remove the red rectangles? [duplicate]

I'm using the package hyperref in my essay to make the index clickable. You click the index and then you gey to the right section. \usepackage{hyperref} that package is very useful here, but... ...
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Suggestions for a professional LaTeX book template [closed]

I recently discovered LaTeX and have been impressed by how powerful it is. I formerly used DocBook for all my writing, but after a Linux seminar, saw the wisdom in using LaTeX. I started using the ...
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Add existing PDF literally

I am new on LaTeX and I am struggling to take a pdf and just use it as is. I need the pages of a PDF to be placed there, no includegraphics or similars. Just take the 2 pages of the PDF and place ...
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Help with setting Winedt 9.1 version

I would like some help in Winedt setup. I use the Winedt 9.1 version and in the others programs like that (Tex center, tex studio), when I compile some file, the program open the pdf file in the page ...
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texorpdfstring with two arguments

The space between the first and the second chapter is different. I know the issue is with the newcommand \chapterAndAuthor with the texorpfdstring command. I added the command texorpfdstring to get no ...
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How to export Visio graphic for Tex document?

Visio can export many different image formats but only .emf and .pdf as vector graphics. Tex can only handle .eps and .pdf vector graphics and therefor .pdf is the file format to go. But there is the ...
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How can I prepare a PDF file for a colour overlay with `\color`?

I want to include colorised icons in a mdframed environment. Since I think that in the near future I will probably need the icons to have varying colours, I'd like to use the \color{...}{\...
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TOC depth and issue with bookmarks

I am experiencing a trouble when compiling my PDF file. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and Texmaker (PDFLaTeX) to get the file. I have the following MWE : \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[left=2cm,...
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Why do my PDF figures in PDFTeX look bad in print?

I am using several figures created using Matplotlib in a LaTeX document that I compile with PDFTeX. When I print the compiled PDF, I find that the figure quality is not optimum on some printers, ...
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locking pdf viewer in TexStudio

I find the pdf view in TexStudio not really confortable. Especially, when I needs to scroll the pdf, I have to fit size to width to make the scroll handy. But, when the viewer is indeed fit to size, ...
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How to add rip-out pages exactly in the middle of a booklet?

I am creating a staple-bound booklet for printing. I make sure it has a page count that is a multiple of 4. Now I have a few independent pages, also always a multiple of 4, that I would like to inject ...
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Type 3 fonts in output PDF file

I am trying to submit an article through ScholarOne Manuscript Central. However, when I try to look at the PDF proof I get the Font Type 3 error. I have used PDFLatex to compile the file, using eps ...
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pdf graphic produced by Inkscape doesn't print properly [duplicate]

This question was marked as a duplicate: This question already has an answer here: \includegraphics PDF, color problem but I don't see that it is. I had previously looked at that question, and even ...
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Store poster generated with LaTeX as powerpoint (ppt)

For formal reasons I need to store a poster (paper size A0) generated with LaTeX (class "foils.cls") not only as a PDF file but also as a PPT file (PowerPoint). How would this be possible?
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Okular doesn't recognize text [duplicate]

I am writing articles using Kile on Windows 7. I have a problem with search in the output file. For some reason, Okular doesn't recognize the text. Trying to copy something with the option text ...
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Text in pdf output not recognized

I am writing my first document with Latex, so please be patient ;-) I've searched through forums again and again but was unable to find a solution. I am working with Texmaker and when compiling my ...
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How to give a book for printing (pdf to jpeg)?

Currently I am preparing a report with full of designs(full of images and designs) in latex( I am on xubundu, so I have GIMP and Inkscape...) I am using Xelatex since I am using fontspec package. I ...
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Bumpy / uneven arrows in mathtools, mhchem, etc

This is very nitpicky, but in using \xrightleftharpoons in mathtools, the arrows it outputs can look rather uneven or bumpy: This is, of course, particularly visible for long arrows. It happens ...
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eps to pdf by Texmaker in different sizes [closed]

I'm having a problem with the automatic conversion from EPS to PDF. I'm creating .eps graphs from matlab and want to include them in a .tex file. With the help of Texmaker these EPS files get ...
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Creating a pdf from gimp that has the same abs. font size

my Latex doc has set font to 12pt. I created an image in gimp with 12pt but the font looks much smaller. How do i prepare images in e.g gimp or inkscape, that i can be sure have the same font size ...
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lecturer.tex and xetex

I am experimenting with lighter-weight alternatives to beamer, and found lecturer.tex interesting. However, it depends on PDF-specific features, thus it compiles under pdftex. If I try to use xetex I ...
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Bad boxes appearance [duplicate]

I compile everything correctly. It is shown a document as I wanted it. But then, on the bottom of the page, it is written: errors: 0, warnings: 0, bad boxes: 31. What are those Bad Boxes?? That ...
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Include a functional 3D pdf file

I have a 3D pdf file (.pdf) I want to include in an appendix (image 5). When opening the file separately with Adobe Reader, one can zoom in on the object, rotate it etc. I would like to have the same ...
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How to put on and off comments while publishing latex documents into PDF [duplicate]

I created a file using TeXstudio, I have lots of comments in the document. I want publish the document one version with the comments and the other without it. Is three a way to put on and off comments ...
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What is the a good PDF crop tool for creating diagrams? [closed]

I originally used TikZ for a lot of the diagrams I use for my tex file. However, as diagrams get more complicated (think insanely nested loops with labels everywhere) I find it is usually easier and ...
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How to rotate a page by maintaining the same vertical orientation of the page

I am looking how to rotate a page in my document. I already used landscape, but unfortunately it rotates also the pdf page. I just would like to see the text rotate with a vertical pdf page. Is there ...
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Can I expect WYSIWYG for SVG-PDFs embedded as images in LaTeX?

I embed a lot of scalable illustrations by creating them in Inkscape as SVG, then exporting them to PDF and finally including that PDF in (Xe)LaTeX. Given I am happy with the illustration-PDF ...
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Insert A3 pdf page in A4 report

I have a .pdf file in A3 format that I would like to insert in a report with a normal pagesize of A4. The A3 page should be inserted as orientation="landscape" as in page 103 in the picture below. Can ...
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PDF plain text for a macro with a starred version

I'm typesetting a document with PDFLaTeX. In some section titles, I use a macro which has a starred version. In the PDF index (the table of contents that PDF viewers typically show in a side pane), I ...
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PDF or PDF/A to Latex

I have made a sketch in Visio. I plan to save it to .pdf for use with pdflatex. I have the option of saving as PDF/A-1 (a or b not specified). Would I want to make a habit of saving these images as ...
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Create PDF bookmarks automatically with ntheorem

Is it possible to automatically create PDF bookmarks with ntheorem's headers? Example: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[hyperref]{...
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How to open recomplyed PDF file at the same place

I am writing articles using kile. The process goes on like this: I make some changes, then I comply using quickbuild and look at the result, then I make changes again, and so on. Now, when I use ...
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Need help with cropped pdf images

I cropped figures (*.pdf) from scientific PDF articles with the excellent Krop tool by Armin Straub: http://arminstraub.com/software/krop Everything worked fine until I needed to convert my final ...
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Import and split large-sized PDF poster into multiple A4 sheets

I have some large sized PDF posters of varying dimensions. Is it possible with Latex to import each PDF and slice it into multiple A4 pages, so that when printed out and glued together, I basically ...
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XeTeX: polyglossia & \textarabic: some punctuation symbols appear as boxes

I use XeLaTex on Xubuntu with polyglosia to write arabic, but characters like parenthesis, brackets, etc appear as white boxes in the final pdf produced. I have a minimal working example. With the ...
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Print quality of pdf images with various compilations [closed]

I read everywhere that .pdf is the way to go over .eps. However, when I use pdftex (or even latex) to compile documents with .pdf images, the images in the printed document are very low quality/blurry....
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split output into multiple files [duplicate]

Is there a way to automatically split the output into different PDF files? The reason is that I want to generate a document "paper.pdf" and a different document "supplementarymaterial.pdf", with ...
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3D PDF cycling between views animation

I'm creating a 3D pdf with latex and movie15 and I added some views for my u3d object... Then I added turntable.js to manually change a view of the object... till now everything is fine It is ...
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If both are available, include PDF or EPS? [duplicate]

I'm using GraphPad Prism to generate several graphs. It can export them in some formats, including EPS and PDF. Both are vectorized, both can be implemented in Latex. So which format is better, and ...