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TexMaker does not generate pdf (no error)

I was writing a document for months using TexMaker and everything worked fine. Today suddenly nothing (usefull) happened after quick build. I also tried pdfLatex and Latex commands and log file ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to configure TexStudio to compile using XeLatex for Calibri Font? [closed]

I am trying to make the Calibri font work in TexStudio. Following several posts on here I included the command in the preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=text-tex]{Calibri} And ...
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How to use standalone with multiple files?

I compile \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} Test1 \end{document} I do get what I expect. But if I do \documentclass[multi]{standalone} \begin{document} Test1 \newpage Test2 ...
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quality of eps figure in pdf file [closed]

I want to plot colorful *.eps files in the pdf file. However, colorful figures have white meshes in the pdf file that the figures in the ps file do not have. Can I plot the colorful figures in the ...
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Segments of letters [duplicate]

Now, suppose you have some text in pdf or word, and you copy paste it into latex editor or powerpoint presentation. Combination of letters "fi" and "fl" will not show and instead it would be inserted ...
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Converting from pdf [duplicate]

So, I have ultimately important lecture to give. Now, I have to add material to it. I was stupid enough to erase tex and all support files. It is a great deal - 12 pages. So, it would take me a day to ...
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3D PDF : howto convert VRML with colors to U3D or PRC?

I'm using media9 package and it is great! What I'm trying to get is to have a 3D PDF coming from one or more VRML objects. I cannot find anymore the DeepExploration sw ...
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\includemedia does not play video but remains blank (Part 2)

I am having a similar issue to a prior forum (\includemedia does not play video but remains blank). I would like to have a video in my pdf that plays when you click on it. When the video is not ...
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PGFPlots PDF printing issue (Adobe Reader DC)

Here is my source code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{mathpazo} ...
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How to create landscape output with Xetex plain TeX source file [duplicate]

My plain TeX source file creates a wedding program for a landscape-orientation letter size (8.5" height x 11" width) format which, after printing, will be folded into an 8.5" x 5.5" format. What ...
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Lower than screen resolution pdf

I created a 55-page book using Lyx and requested a price quotation from a publisher. The publisher replied that they need to know how many pages have full-color pages and a combination of text and ...
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Blank page removal and explanation of command

I am using this thesis template, and it has a blank page before every new section like Abstract, Acknowledgement etc. I searched around and found out that \cleardoublepage is used for this purpose ...
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Cannot patch \document,(auxhook) using \AtBeginDocument instead [on hold]

I am facing below given problem when executing the Tex file Cannot patch \document,(auxhook) using \AtBeginDocument instead. plz solve this problem
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Export Latex equation into vector graphic

I want to export equations from latex to import them into powerpoint (if possible as vector grafic .svg). I use windows7 / Office 2010 and sharelatex. Since I would like to export every equation, I ...
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How to get a4paper with package lettre? [duplicate]

Using this example \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{lettre} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{Service des réclamations} \nofax ...
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My pages are not the same size on the PDF for my Senior Econ paper

I don't know if a basic working example would help, as I would not be surprised if packages are conflicting or I have a typo or syntax mistake in the 10 page document. And I've no doubt made it much ...
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LaTeX on top of a pdf [duplicate]

Suppose we have a pdf file of a form that of A4 format. Without saying so, the writer of the pdf form expects us to print it out, fill in the form by hand and post it as a snail mail. Is it ...
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TeXworks preview different than Adobe Reader

noobie here with a question! I'm creating a CV using the following template https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/two-column-cv When I run the .tex file to create the PDF file, the ...
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Loading MPS to PDF error

I am getting an error with this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ a4paper, total={210mm,297mm}, left=5mm, right=5mm, top=20mm, bottom=20mm, } \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to preserve clearness while converting jpg to pdf file? [closed]

I would like convert several jpg files (each being a photo taken of two pages of a book) to a pdf file, with the goal of making the pdf file look like pages of a regular ebook file in terms of page ...
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How to run pdfcrop when using \includegraphics with a PDF?

This question is similar to that one, but I'd like to execute pdfcrop when including a PDF.
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Functionality of links when PDF pages are combined [duplicate]

pdfpages works really well for combining pages from several PDF documents into one document, but it does not retain the functionality of links on PDF pages. The functionality will be retained if you ...
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eps figure fitting not exactly inside the \textwidth

There is a *.eps figure of size exactly 6.5inch by 6.5inch (no white borders). This figure needs to be placed exactly inside the document, which has a \textwidth = 6.5". Logically the *.eps should ...
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How to decrease pdf size by commenting out hyperrefs?

In my pdf file I have hundreds of hyperrefs for figures, sections, cited paper authors, urls, and dois, so that when clicking onto one of those frames links, the reader is immediately brought to those ...
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How to automatically refresh pdf viewer?

I am a beginner in LaTex. My friend recommends me the texmaker. However, I don't know how to automatically refresh the "view pdf" section. It would be really convenient if I can write on left and see ...
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Why is 1.5 the default pdf version?

At least TexLive creates PDFs by default in version 1.5. Why this particular version? This question has been asked before in a comment and didn't receive the attention it deserves. (duh!) This site ...
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Comments/tips on a (non Latex) pdf including mathematical formulas

My goal : I correct copies from students that I scan to pdf. I wish I could make the annotations on the scanned copies rather than on the physical paper. Today, I have to scan the copies again to have ...
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How to configure dictionary text for better searchability?

Many dictionaries insert a \cdot between syllables of a word, as shown below: These dots can be helpful in making sense of complex words, and in some cases essential: without explicitly marking ...
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Making notes onto a pdf document

I have some books and pdf files that I would like to make some notes (particularly adding equations with latex). I have seen the following post given by Overlay LaTeX/TeX coding easily on PDF with ...
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Decimal points interpreted as colons in Adobe Reader but not Chrome, et al

I have a maddening issue wherein the decimal points resulting from the rendering of siunitx's \SI and \num commands display properly in a PDF but are interpreted as colons by Adobe Acrobat Reader DC ...
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Compiling a file with repetition of the same document

What I am trying to do is to implement an option on my tex file that allows me to choose how many times the document I wrote is repeated in the compiled pdf. The reason is that I need the pages to ...
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add a disclaimer at the left-hand side bottom of the front page in a pdf paper

I need to add a paragraph as a disclaimer at the left-hand side bottom of the front page in a pdf paper from latex. I need to add a star symbol to the paper title and the author so that any readers ...
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Adding pdf pages into latex

I am trying to insert a PDF file as an appendix in my latex file. But when I add the \usepackage{pdfpages}, then I have some compiler errors as ! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. Do you know ...