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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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Insert PDF print job in Pandoc document [on hold]

I am writing my study notes with Pandoc, which will be converted to a PDF file. Diagramms are created with OmniGraffle and inserted as a PNG file. Multipage tables are created with Word or LibreOffice ...
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Compiling signed pdf online

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

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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matlab figures in pdf [duplicate]

All the pdf figures created using matlab are extremely small. To be more precise, the blank space is too large wrt the figure. Although I use almost all the space of a single page, the figure is ...
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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 ...
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Alt Text For Equations

I know it's possible to add alt text to images, so a screen reader can read it. However, is it possible to add alt text to equations, so a screen reader can properly read an equation?
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I need vector fonts in PDF [duplicate]

I've processed this file with PDFLaTeX and got a PDF with a raster font. I need vector fonts. What I did wrongly? \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to set PDF compatibility to “Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)” [duplicate]

My Master's Thesis is going to be printed at a printing office, and they have requested the compatibility of the PDF to be "Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)". How can this be defined?
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Interactive change of font color [duplicate]

I need any solution of the next problem: The font must change its color if a user clicks on block, text, hyperlink or something else. It would be great if it will not demand 2 compilations or more. ...
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Source and PDF side by side in Texmaker? [duplicate]

I've just started using Texmaker and am using it on a fairly large screen, large enough that it would be useful for me to be able to type my document and have the output PDF file next to it. I know ...
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How to remove protection to comments in the document .pdf, generated latex? [duplicate]

How to remove protection to comments in the document .pdf, generated latex? I'm working on my thesis in latex, but today my partner need to discuss the pdf, and can not do for the protection of the ...
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pdfcrop content remains

Here's a minimal working example to illustrate the issue. Suppose we make a document like this \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} 11111111111111111111111111111 \vspace{5mm} ...
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TexStudio - internal embedded pdf viewer shows different figure than external pdf viewer of the output pdf

I use TexStudio (2.9.4) on a Mac OSX (10.10.3) with TexLive. The problem here is that when I insert figures, that are saved as pdf files, and compile with PDFLaTex, the output figures deviate from the ...
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Is there a way to include the document creation time with XeTeX?

I'm currently using \isodate{\today} \currenttime} to include an aproximate creation time for a XeTeX document. This is "good enough" but doesn't include the timezone. In pdflatex the creation time of ...
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Unicode in PDF Metadata

There are several ways of setting PDF meta data when compiling LaTeX documents. The two most popular ways are arguably via pdfinfo, \pdfinfo{ /Author (Erwin Schrödinger) } and hyperref, ...
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Media9 compiles but embedded video gives “Unable to connect to content” “TypeError - Error #1009”

I have a beamer presentation that I am creating and I'm trying to embed a video clip. I'm using the media9 package and having a ton of issues with it. I've gone through the documentation with a ...
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Include section in ToC of viewers, but not actually visible in document [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis, and there are two sections that I do not wish to include in my table of contents: the abstract and the acknowledgements. Of course, LaTeX makes all the right choices for me, so ...
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referring to a local pdf in latex error

I'm trying to link a local pdf in my latex document, I'm using the hyperref package and \href{run: Operation.pdf } command, in the output pdf when i click on the link, I get this error message: ...
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PNG's quality PDF viewer

I'm writing my thesis and I need to insert a lot of screenshots and diagrams (which I'm building outside of LaTeX and saving as PNG to insert into the document). However sometimes my PNG images, both ...
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Form letters with LaTeX [duplicate]

I've got a simple LaTeX-Template for a letter (a bit TikZ and a single paragraph of text) and would like to generate a PDF-file (PDFLaTeX) with 100 letters using this template and names from a ...
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Not possible to search for umlaute in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} so I am able write umlaute inside the tex file, but I can't search for a word that contains umlaute inside the compiled pdf. Is this a "bug" inside LaTeX or do ...
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Specify interactive rendering mode for asymptotes RPC/PDF export

I started using asymptote for some 3D graphics lately which works quite nice. For example I have a set of points on the sphere (where i put just e few of them into this example file) like import ...
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Some normal letters from included PDF disappear in compiled document

I have made a figure in Adobe Illustrator, and saved the file as a PDF file. This PDF works fine when opened. I want to include this figure in my LaTeX file as a picture, which is done with the ...
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EPS to PDF without font change

I have generated plots using gnuplot with font set to Cambria. The generated plots are in eps format. Now, when I run pdflatex, it automatically converts the eps files to pdf files and incorporates ...
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Fuzzy pdf output in the viewer of texmaker (Yosemite OSx)

I have started using tex maker on the Macbook Pro (retina display). And the internal pdf viewer makes shows very low resolution pdf output. While no issue if I look directly via Adobe reader. Does ...
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latex+dvips+ps2pdf vs. pdflatex

I have a problem with creating a pdf file. I hope I could get some clue from this community. I use mac tex. method 1: pdflatex pdf file is well created. The created file is not perfect. There occurs ...
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`\includepdf` seems to remove internal links within included each pdf file? [duplicate]

\includepdf seems remove internal links within included each pdf file. for example, in \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[pages=-,fitpaper]{1.pdf} ...
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Best practices for publishing computer code with LaTeX?

I work a lot with MATLAB, and I want to enable the reader of my paper to easily reproduce my computations. I also want the pdf document to be self-contained, i.e., no hyperlinks to a webpage on which ...
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No PDF bookmarks when using siamltex class [duplicate]

I'm trying to modify the SIAM class to allow PDF bookmarks. Please use the following version of the class file: https://siam.org/journals/tex/siamltex.cls. Here is a sample code that fails to produce ...
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Damaged file in acroread when include .pdf graphic with other graphics that are clipped

I came across a weird issue when you include multiple graphics files when one is a non-clipped .pdf and the others are clipped non-pdf. I'm running pdflatex and the resulting pdf is created and can be ...
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sharelatex: PDF inclusion: required page does not exist <5>

I checked the other question similar to this issue yet I could not find a proper solution for the issue I am facing for including an .svg file which is converted using inkscape with pdf+latex option ...
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Texmaker generated pdf file of multi-file latex not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I run pdflatex and then view the .pdf file (internal), it does not show me the exact place where I am editing on Texmaker i.e. ...
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How to raise or lower text fields in pdf forms?

I've been having a misalignment issue between text fields generated with hyperref and the corresponding straight lines below them. The attached image illustrates the problem. The objective is ...
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Template for The American Naturalist Journal

Does anyone know of a template for manuscripts of The American Naturalist Journal. On the instructions to the authors they say they accept manuscripts in latex, but, if i'm not missing something ...
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Using external pdfviewer when the pdf name is changed using -job-name

I am using TexMaker and SumatraPDF for a viewer. Everything works fine. I then wanted to change the pdf name when compiling using the following command: %& -job-name=SLR-Review This placed on ...
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How to produce documents accepted for archival by http://facile.cines.fr/ with pdflatex

For long-term archival, the PAC system of CINES requires specific conditions for PDF files. This is required for french Ph.D thesis in particular. The document must pass the online validation at ...
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Compiling .Rnw file into PDF in RStudio (Error: No file or directory)

I have a .Rnw file. I usually can "Compile" it into a PDF file in RStudio. However, I recently upgraded my R Version to 3.2.0. Now, when I try to "Compile" my .Rnw file I get an error: ...
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“pdf-in-usb-drive” call in beamer's bibliography

I want to include in the bibliography some pdfs I have in the same directory than the presentation. All the packages and things I use... I know I have "miswritten", but my program is sooo long that i ...
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I have a checkbox, but it does not print the answer

I need a checkbox with an "X" in it when checked. With the code I have right now, I can see the X, when I check it in Adobe reader, but it does not print the X. Also, the X is only visible, of I click ...