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Appendix - Adding PDF

In my appendix, I want to add several PDF documents (questionnaires) which I used in a study. I managed to implement an appendix and include the PDF files (not hard to do), but now I have two issues I ...
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How can I programmatically populate a PDF's pdfcreator field?

As I understand it, embedding (as metadata) the typesetting engine that was used to produce a PDF document is good practice. Here is an example of how this can be done using the hyperref package: ...
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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 do I edit PDF files produced by LaTeX in Illustrator? Fonts are not found

When I try to use Adobe Illustrator (CS4) to edit a PDF file produced by LaTeX with several equations in it, Illustrator complains that it can't find the fonts: The font CMBX10 is missing. Affected ...
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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 can I generate PDF metadata from LaTeX?

I am writing a document using LaTeX and generating PDF. Can anybody tell me how I can generate the PDF metadata, e.g. author or title, from LaTeX? On Windows XP, I am using MikTex's texify to ...
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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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How to rid of automatic .pdf label from \includegraphics? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid showing the filename when using graphicx? So I'm using the \includegraphics command to put a PDF image of a table into my LaTeX file here, but this pesky ...
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Problem copying text from pdf - spaces being stripped

I have the following minimal working example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} é canção \end{document} I need to use the utf8 argument ...
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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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Xelatex bad encoding on output

I'm using the 'xgreek' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex); I can't find out why toc, date etc. seems corrupted (should be in greek) ...
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Cannot patch \document,(auxhook) using \AtBeginDocument instead

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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pdfx , trim size and margins

I'm using scrbook with forced margins and pdfx to produce PDF/X-1a compliant documents for the publisher. pdfx resizes the document and puts the trimed document in the bottom left corner. I'm not ...
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includegraphics aspects ratio problem? [closed]

I'm using texmaker. I create my diagrams with excel via a pdf print. When I include this pdf to my document I scale this pdf to the textwidth. The result looks like that the aspect ratio wasn't ...
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Error: PDF File not found after compiling

I'm using TeXmaker on a Mac. I created my .tex file. I compiled it and the editor tells me that the .log file is created and the PDF file is written. Then, when I click on view PDF, it gives me the ...
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Rotate single PDF page when viewing

I got a Latex document which renders fine, some content is rotated using the turn environment from the rotate package. Everything works like it should. Except: It know that it is possible to display ...
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Empty lines in pdf compilation [closed]

When I try to compile my document it as a pdf, it shows me an empty paragraph. How can I solve this ?
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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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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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texnic-center doesn't output pdf when acrobat already opened [duplicate]

When I try to view an output file of pdf type and at the same time I have a pdf file opened nothing happens: my output isn't opened or shown. I can modify the profiles of texnic-center related to ...
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Caption of figure from PDF overlap page number and at the end of page

I have a drawing from Word 2010. As I would like to insert this drawing into latex, I save this Word file as pdf file. Then I insert the pdf file into latex using includegraphics. Although the size of ...
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No accents and ¿ ¡ in pdf bookmarks

I'm doing a book with LateX in spanish language and I'm having some problems with spanish accents and symbols ¿ and ¡. Here's my preamble, sorry, it's very huge: ...
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Phone symbol/ Website logo in XeLatex

\texttt{ÔÑã}~\href{tel:\myphone}{\myphone}\\ produce a mobile icon on the pdf file and this one href{https://www.linkedin.com/in/\myweb} {\texttt{ÔÇå}~\myweb} generate the little nice Linkedin logo ...
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Is it possible to produce a PDF with un-copyable text?

Is it possible to produce a PDF with un-copyable text? I mean, when you want to copy text from the PDF, you can't copy it or what you copy is nonsense characters.
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Modern TeXes handling of Unicode [closed]

I just may be misinformed, but roughly: Is still true that PDF is in principle able to use only 8bit encoding vectors? If not, how do LuaTeX/XeTeX handle larger glyph sets?
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no option set default output format as pdf

I've recently installed lyx on arch 64, and the 'view buffer' button as well as the shortcut (Ctrl+r) are disabled, after a bit searching I read that it's necessary to set the default output format ...
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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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pdfpages not rendering multipage pdfs properly within figure in appendix

I'm trying to insert multipage pdf files in the appendix, using the pdfpages package. I am using [Overleaf][1]. This is the code I'm using after trying a few things: \begin{appendices} ...
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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 prevent Furigana (Hiragana put above Kanji) from being copied?

The following MWE will generate pages containing Kanji with Furigana. A Furigana is a text put above Kanji to let us know how to pronounce the Kanji. MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xeCJK} ...
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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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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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PDF form as background image - filling the form fields

I'd like to elaborate my proof of concept so that I can be confident with selected tools/packages for this task before I start implementing it. Scenario. I have several documents (each document has ...
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Multiple PDFs with page group included in a single page warning

I updated TeX Live to the Ubuntu Quantal version (2012.20120611-4) and I suddenly got this warning: PDF inclusion: multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page This is a minimal ...
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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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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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Move-around box in PDF display

I tried using the fancytooltips package and like it a lot. One thing that I could imagine would be nice is to have the entry showing up as a movable box instead of just a tooltip. (Sometimes the ...
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Are mouse over definitions of acronyms possible?

I have a lot of acronyms in my thesis and I am using the acro package. I would like to know if there is an option to make it possible for the acronyms within the thesis to display a mouse over ...
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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 ...
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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 page and line numbers to a pdf

Is there any quick script to add page and line numbers to each page of a pdf document? 1) I often enough get articles in pdf to review, with no page number. I end up writing them by hand to refer to ...