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Appendices appears in PDF file as part of previous chapter

I have a LaTeX report structured as follows: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{report} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} \tableofcontents ...
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How to use `epstopdf` in batch mode?

The top voted answer to the following question is a really good way to convert eps files to pdf. What are good ways to convert EPS to PDF? I really prefer it over ps2pdf because it preserves the size ...
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Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?

I am currently working on post-processing PDFs that are generated from either pdflatex or xelatex with the 12pt documentclass option. Since I am looking at the uncompressed PDF sources, I noticed ...
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TeXnicCenter project - Print to separate chapter pdf

I have a project that includes 2 chapters and when I compile the main program it combines the pdf's of these two into one single file. How can I configure it to print to separate pdf's ?
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Simpler alternative to hyperref?

I've been trying to get a hyperlinked table of contents working with a preexisting large book project. I've tried hyperref, and have had problems getting it to work right. In case it's of interest, ...
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How to generate a PDF/E with pdflatex?

I'm interested to generate a PDF/E subset file with pdflatex. I know the pdfx package, but it's only works with PDF/A and PDF/X.
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\MakeUppercase in \section and \chapter with hyperref cause trouble

I use hyperref package to make TOC in the pdf file (you know, the pdf reader can display a toc). But, when hyperref is used, the command \MakeUppercase in a structure command (like \section or ...
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Is it possible to force LaTex to put fonts into the pdf output?

Sometimes when I make a document with Hungarian letters, the pdf is perfect on the screen, but my printer cannot handle the Hungarian letters. I don't know where is the source of the problem (in the ...
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Saving hyperref when inserting pdf in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am trying to insert a pdf document in LaTeX using \includepdf[pages={1}]{myfile.pdf} But the inserted .pdf loses all its hyperreferences. Is there a way to retain hyperrefs while doing so? ...
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Undefined control sequence when including pdfpages package

Problem: I try to include the following packages in my .tex file: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pdfpages} For this I get the following errors: thesis.tex (line 186) Undefined control sequence ...
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Best practice for ggplot transparency in pdf figures

I lost a couple of hours because of few transparent figures which Adobe Professional couldn't flatten to print (it crashed in the process). I wonder if there's any trick to produce PDF figures with ...
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pdflatex not producing .pdf file

I have been using latex and running it through TexMaker now all of a sudden running latex will, pdflatex or PS->PDF will not produce a .pdf file. I have tried to delete all output files and run ...
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converting LaTex pdf into a powerpoint [duplicate]

I want to make a power point presentation with LaTex. I used the presentation template in sharelatex but the output was a .pdf. I want it to be ppt formate. is there any way I can get a direct .ppt ...
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Infinite canvas [duplicate]

It seems that all LaTeX formatting assumes we will ultimately print the document but if the goal is to publish online - under some circumstances, we might desire to have all the document in one ...
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Setting paths for different types

I wonder if it is possible to set several paths for different types of images, that im including in my document. Currently im using \graphicspath{{./Figures/}} for saying that, it should use ...
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Wrong page numbers in the table of contents of a LaTeX document

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. Everything was going fine until I decided to insert some of my publications into the LaTeX thesis document. The error is in the table of contents, which is showing ...
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Lyx won't create PDF - “File doesn't exist” [closed]

I'm new using Lyx, and apparently I don't understand it very well. My problem is when I try to compile a file to pdf. When I click "View", the debug messages shows the following: 08:46:53.880: ...
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Get number of pages of external PDF

Is there a possibility to get the total number of pages of an external PDF file within a LaTeX document? Assuming that there exists a PDF file test.pdf with 8 pages in the same directory my LaTeX ...
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Running pdflatex does not update file in Adobe Reader

I am using Adobe Reader 9 to display PDF files in Ubuntu. When I run the pdflatex command, the file itself is updated as usual. But if the file is currently open in Adobe Reader, then the displayed ...
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How to use cmap to create an un-copyable pdf with pdftex?

For some reason I want to create a pdf with an un-copyable text. There is a solution which manipulates the font. It's from an older post(see Is it possible to produce a PDF with un-copyable text?): % ...
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pdflatex mysteriously loses half a line [closed]

I have encountered a very mysterious problem. When I send my document to my professor, he found half a line of text is missing in the PDF file, meaning that it left as blank but occupies correct ...
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Hide the LaTeX output after importing PDF files generated by mathematica version 10

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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next, previous and up links

This question must have been asked and answered before on this forum, but I can't find the discussion. Sorry. I have a document that has a natural tree structure. So I want "next", "previous" and ...
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Other methods to determine the page size of an external pdf?

I would like to query the page size of an external PDF in a document. I can box an included PDF and measure the box (with or without actually using the box), as shown in the MWE, but I'm wondering if ...
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how to open the right pdf file using \lv with LaTeX-suite on vim

I'm new to the scene of LaTeX-suite on vim. I am now able to compile a latex project using \ll (which invokes the Makefile). However, when I tried to open the pdf file using \lv, it always attempts to ...
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Scanned PDF inclusion problem with XeTeX driver

I have this specific problem about inclusion of my scanned PDF pages with existing LaTeX document. I use an iPad application Scanner Pro to scan and create PDF copies of my hand-written notes. Then I ...
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PDF Bookmark hierarchy incorrect

I'm having the same problem as that noted in This question: namely, the pdf bookmarks are incorrect, with some sections incorrectly subsumed under others. However, the code that I'm using is somewhat ...
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Beamer PDF presentation - how can i invert colors easily?

Suppose you are going to do a presentacion using a beamer PDF file and you dont know what size the rooms is, neither how much light there is. Under this circumstances, it would be better to have a ...
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Make hyperlinks clickable in a DVI converted to PDF

I have a legacy system that "generates" documentation for one of our systems. The resulting DVI file is then converted to PDF using dvipdfm. The DVI contains URLs, but those aren't clickable in the ...
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How to show the structure of a pdf document with LaTeX?

How to show the document structure with Latex?. I was doing some article and i would like to know once it was been compiled and saved in a pdf file how to show the sections or the strcuture of the ...
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Import pdf with white background

I have a beamer presentation where the text is in white and the background is black. For some frames I would like to import some pdfs but have them exactly as they are normally. That is all the white ...
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EPS to PDF conversion done by pdflatex is blurry

I have done a figure using TikZ that uses the shadows.blur package. Using qtikz (my TikZ editor), I have exported the image as an eps file. In my document, I use \includegraphics{theimage} and ...
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PDF compression automatically with TeXWorks or WinEdt in Windows 7?

Currently I use TeXWorks or WinEdt to generate my PDF then open a command window and execute the following to compress the file: >gswin64c.exe -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dMaxSubsetPct=100 ...
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Convert included .eps files to .pdf with xetex during the first compilation only

Is there a way to have xetex convert .eps files, included with \includegraphics, to .pdf during the first compilation only and subsequently use the generated .pdf files, as pdflatex does?
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pstricks rput does not place stuff precisely

Description I want to use pstricks to place some stuff in a large (almost A0) pspicture. Any stuff I place in the picture with the \rput command, is not placed precisely. Why? The farther away from ...
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How to add a logo in every page, without any margin?

I want to use a little pdf picture as a logo in every page of my file, exactly in the top of every page, no margin on top, no margin on left and right side, how to make it? I use below simple ...
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Keeping URLs clickable while decorating?

I want URLs in the rendered PDF to appear as follows: <http://website/blah> I have declared the URLS in my document using the 'url' package, in the form: \url{https://tex.stackexchange.com/} ...
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Sweave and R 3.1.0: no pdfs generated

After upgrading R to version 3.1.0 (from some version 2.x.x), the following sweave code does not produce any pdfs for the plots anymore: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \SweaveOpts{echo=FALSE} ...
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Paralist package breaks hyperref pdf links [duplicate]

Something bizarre is happening with the clickable links that hyperref creates in my PDF file. Here is an example LaTeX file: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,paralist} ...
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How Can I create a PDF background which is not printed (by default)?

I'm looking for a solution to include a PDF background layer, which is not printed by default. I've seen that adobe seems to support a watermark layer, as discussed on graphicdesign.SE. I cannot test ...
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Increase pdflatex limits

A pdf is generated from doxygen generated tex files. One function prototype is extremely long, generating a line in the corresponding tex file that is 1122 characters long. When pdflatex is run, no ...
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PSTricks figure too big

I have the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(5,5) \psgrid[gridcolor=red,subgridcolor=green, ...
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create pdf figures from pdf_tex and pdf files

I am writing an academic article and I saved all my figures in svg format. Then I converted (after a few cosmetic stuffs) it to pdf_tex/pdf so that they fit the paper . The problem is that my editor ...
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Libertine fonts: spaces in PDF files

I am having trouble with the "libertine" font package using TexLive 2014. A PDF file generated will display properly, including interword spaces, but when I save from Acrobat to some other format ...
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PDF fonts are very thin

I found that the fonts in my pdf file are very thin while printing. I use the path latex->dvi->ps->pdf. I tried including \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Rotated figures and tables with xelatex in PoD book [closed]

We produced several Print on Demand books and the printed copies have the pages with sideways figures rotated: This is the book. The figure is on page 5. I know about the auto-rotate option, but ...
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Confused visibility of PDF layers when restoring from fullscreen mode

one of may colleagues observed that the visibility of some PDF layers may (unreasonably) change when the document restores from Fullscreen mode. Steps to reproduce: Open the file ...
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Nicely recover embedded images

I have the latex source code and final generated PDF, but not the image files. I'd like to modify the document, so I'd like to recover the image file so that I can recompile. I can (very slowly) ...
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Why IEEEtran is blurry with XeLaTeX but not with PDFLaTeX, and how to fix it?

The question is pretty simple. Compiling this code with PDFLaTeX \documentclass{IEEEtran} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} gives me back whereas compiling the ...
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References aren't printed in PDF

My references aren't listed in my PDF file and all cites have a '?' symbol instead a number even in Texmaker my cites are selectable. Here my tex file: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...