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TexMaker's internal PDF-viewer crashes when there is figure

I have been using TexMaker for one year and everything was pretty smooth until recently. Right now as long as there is a figure in the pdf, when I compile the file (successfully) and scroll down to ...
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pdf figure missing text elements in beamer presentation

I have a beamer presentation that I am typesetting using pdflatex in TeXworks (version 0.4.5 r.1280) on a Mac. The page that's giving me trouble is: \frame{ \frametitle{Loch Ness Monster Histogram} ...
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open pdf at current page using TeXnicCenter and Adobe Reader, or should I use another setup?

Is it nowadays possible to open the compiled pdf at that position, where the last change happend, using the aforementioned TeXnicCenter and Adobe Reader? I used my favourite search engine ;) but ...
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Page Number in Lyx

I would like to know how one would go about finding if you have started another page in Lyx. Is there anyway within the Lyx GUI to show where a new page will begin or end ? At the moment ..I am ...
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Exported PDF's font [duplicate]

I'm sorry if this is basic, but I've searched a lot and found none. Is there a way to change the font that appears on the PDF? To Nanumgothic specifically? I've tried with TeXmaker and Texworks and ...
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hypertarget works for files but not URLs

I want to link directly to a \hypertarget inside a document. If works file to file, but not to URL. The linking MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Artifacts from Latex configuration showing in output

I've written some Latex in my Doxygen comment that looks like this... /*! @note @latexonly \documentclass{article} \usepackage{courier} \lstset{basicstyle=\footnotesize\ttfamily} \begin{document} ...
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How can I achieve having logical page numbers shown in acrobat reader?

I am using (plain) TeX (not LaTeX or any other ...TeX). I want a pdf file made from my TeX-source/output that is able to have acrobat reader shown logical page numbers. My document’s preface page ...
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How can I reference a page in another pdf, which I have no control over?

I want to reference a specific page in another pdf document. There is also a bookmark on that page, which I could use. However, I have no control over the other document, and maybe it wasn't even ...
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Latex changing lowercase with uppercase in a text

I'm new in Latex. My problem is that Latex changing lowercase letter with uppercase letter when convert my text to pdf. I am writting my thesis. Only have two pages. The first page is done all in ...
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Creating PDF (resume) suitable for automated text extraction

I have created a nice LaTeX resume. However, having uploaded it to an online job search I am worried the automated extraction does not perform well. Are there any specific packages or other tips to ...
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compilation problem related to solution to “output multiple pdf files” : PLEASE HELP [duplicate]

Can someone please explain to me how to make the example sample solution, work with some actual text content? In particular, exact steps of compilation under a Unix environment... and a sample input ...
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Printer not printing = sign and curly brackets [closed]

Some mathematical symbols do not print on paper when I send the compiled PDF to the network printer. So far I am having problems with the = sign. It does not always print though it appears on PDF - on ...
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Approach to creating graphics in book - TikZ, SVG, PDF, Inkscape?

I have a series of "charts" I created with Excel (before discovering LaTeX) to show the ROM character patterns for an old computer for inclusion in a book on retrocomputing. My dilemma is how to ...
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1answer
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Font problem in PDF Output since updating LyX

First time poster, long time reader! I recently updated LyX from version 2.0.4 to 2.0.6. The LaTeX compiler is MikTeX 2.9, and the default output is pdflatex. Since updating Lyx though, the output of ...
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Tooltips compatible with Mac OS X preview.app

I would like to achieve hover-over tooltips for bibtex entires as mentioned in this previous question, but all solutions (e.g. involving cooltooltips, fancytooltips) do not seem to be compatible with ...
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Strange EPS to PDF translate error in MacTeX [closed]

I have an EPS file that was created with DataGraph. When this EPS is viewed with Photoshop or Preview (which converts it to PDF) it correctly shows the word "Interior": However if I let MacTeX ...
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Collapse/expand in document [closed]

Perhaps this is a dumb question. I write a small pdf-book on coding and use there many examples using listings package. But the amount of code expands text too much, for every 5 lines of text there ...
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Montage multiple PDF images, scaled to each other's dimensions, on a single PDF page?

I though "montage" would be the most appropriate term here, since in Latex we mostly deal with multi-page documents (and I was afraid that terms like "concatenate", "append", "collect" etc. could be ...
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Creating accessible PDFs using Latex? [duplicate]

I am working at a governmental office and we are required to only produce accessible PDF files. In practice that means that generated PDFs have to pass Adobe's accessibility checker or the "PDF ...
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Texmaker: showing the same old pdf

I recently installed Mepis on my computer, so I had to install LiveTex, TeXmaker, etc. from scratch. Everything works fine in TeXmaker, except for the .pdf. Every time I compile and want to see the ...
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printing colored borders of hyperref package (latex)

I Want to print the borders of hyperref package in LaTeX. Using the package \usepackage{hyperref}, in the pdf file, some borders (red, green, etc) appears. When the document is printed the borders ...
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Problem with Lyx PDFPages - no page numbers on inserted PDFs

I have a problem with inserting PDFs into my lyx document. I (perhaps stupidly) have made my figures all into one page each (created using powerpoint, then PDFing them), then inserted them using ...
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pdf output back to aux [duplicate]

Can a PDF file be used to generate a Latex (Tex Studio, etc) file with aux. files? A PDF was generated from an original Latex file but I lost the Tex files and only have the PDF.
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PNG figures in black and white

I'm trying to include a png figure and it works when I see it in dvi, but the ps comes in black and white. If I compile directly to pdf there is no problem. However I'm using psTricks for a different ...
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Missing jump to source

I used to be able to right click on the pdf and the bottom of the list would be a "jump to source" option which would take me to the source code where I had clicked on the pdf. It is no longer there ...
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PdfTexify versus dvi2pdf: problem with eps figure

I have problem to get eps pictures when I use PdfTexify in WinEdt 8.0 (MikTeX 2.9). It works if I use dvi2pdf, but I prefer PdfTexify, because it allows me to include attachments in pdf file as well ...
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Adding PDF pages with \includegraphics using a loop

I need to include PDF pages with \includegraphics. I know there is the package \usepackage{pdfpages}. So this is what I have: \begin{picture}(0,0)(75,272.5) ...
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Is it possible to use LaTeX tools with pdf preview?

So I want to use LaTeX in sublime text 2, and I came across the plugin LaTeXTools. It works great, but it requires me to install Skim PDF Viewer. Is it possible to set it up so that when I compile the ...
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XeLaTeX and TikZ - how do I ensure my PDFs are using the CMYK color model?

The place I want to print my document at needs the PDF to be provided in CMYK. The document is mostly text, except for a few graphs and plots which are done in TikZ or pgfplots. As suggested in this ...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined colors “Maroon”/“Royal Blue” when master has PDF included classicthesis 3.1

I am using classicthesis 3.1 in Lyx 2.0.6. When I include PDFs in the master document, I receive the following error: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `Maroon'. See the xcolor package ...
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!LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in simLinkError.pdf (no Bounding Box)

I'm trying to put a .pdf graphic in my LaTeX file. This is usually no problem for me. I use pdfLaTeX in TeXworks. The only difference this time seems to be that I'm using the style files from the ...
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GIF/SWF animation embedded in LaTeX document (PDF) [duplicate]

There seem to be plenty of resources for how to do it (even on this website), but I'm struggling with the process. Can someone provide a link to an example pdf with the working animations in it? The ...
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Revisiting producing structured PDFs from LaTeX

I am trying to produce a structured or 'tagged' PDF from pdftex (Tex Live 2013) that passes automated tests in Adobe Acrobat for tagging. These tests are the de facto indicator for a document ...
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TikZ: add “alt tag/caption/invisible text” for accessibility

I'm using this amazing tex.sx answer tikz star macro for rendering a x-out-of-y stars graphic for my skills on my resumé. The resume is done with xelatex and exported to pdf. Because it is a resumé, ...
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Store black and white information in a generated pdf

Last time when I printed my thesis at a copy shop the nice girl asked me if my pdf has some kind of color information stored inside. She explained to me that their printers can detect black and white ...
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Is it possible to open a video file via a link in beamer?

I have searched through posts like "embedded video in PDF", it seems that this feature is only available in Adobe Acrobat. So I just thought the alternative solution: open a video file (using system ...
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How are the glyph (character) names in PDF-files determined?

PDF-files make internal use of glyph names. For example, the name of ≈ (U+2248; TeX \approx) appearing in a PDF-file might be approxequal. One can find such names in a TeX-generated PDF-file by ...
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pdf into latex: suggestions [closed]

I would like to ask you how to insert a PDF in a LaTeX page. I did, but it does not look very nice: Could you suggest me some improvement?
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converting a hyperlinked pdf \includepdf to black and white

Most recent scientific articles come with hyperlinks within the document (generally linking citations to the references; e.g. this file). These are often coloured. When including them into a TeX ...
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How to create two PDFoutput from the same source

I have a very long source file. I would like to prepare from this source two PDF files: PDF contains all of the source file PDF containing only a few, marked earlier parts of the source file. How ...
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Does it make sense to convert lightgray into cmyk for more legible printing results? Does this necessitate choosing a (different and) darker colour? [closed]

In my document I'm using the colour lightgray which looks nice on screen, but is barely decipherable when printed (with a BW-laser-printer). Using the xcolor pkg: Would it make sense to try and ...
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Using Inkscape “pdf+latex” pictures: “pdfTex warning: PDF inclusion: multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page” [duplicate]

When I include multiple pictures produced in Inkscape and saved as pdf+latex in one page I get the warning: pdflatex> pdfTex warning: pdflatex.exe (file D:/..... .pdf): PDF inclusion: multiple ...
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pdflatex removes highlights in the included PDF

I have a figure in the PDF format and there are some texts in the figure (pdf) are highlighted. However, when I include this PDF file into latex document, the highlights are automatically removed. Do ...
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How to find the exact location of Type 3 fonts in PDF?

While generating PDFs, we often ends up with some Type 3 fonts. We can find the existence of Type 3 fonts in a PDF by providing pdffonts <filename.pdf>. Also, can find the exact page by giving ...
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Replace ocgtools' ocgpicture with ocgx [closed]

Since ogctools isn't working for me with TexLive2013, I try to rebuild its command \ocgpicture which shows a picture and by clicking on this it is show in full size. By clicking on the big picture it ...
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ogctools in combination with beamer

I try to use ocgtools in a beamer presentation, which worked for me some time ago. But now (TeXLive 2013) this seems not wo work anymore. As soon as I include the ocgtool package there are errors ...
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Create element in pdf that doesn't print to paper

I'm creating a fancy header with hyperlinks (see here) for a large document. However, if/when this document is printed, this header is not useful and uses up ink and space. Is it possible to include ...
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Is PDF capable of conditional display and, if so, how can I achieve it with pdfTeX/friends?

Most of the time, we (or more conservatively, I) think of PDF as a static format fit for printing. I've been surprised in the past at how versatile it is -- how dynamic and interactive it can be -- ...
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How to get abstracts of referenced works as mouseover texts in the generated pdf?

For a BibTeX entry, there is a field called abstract into which the abstract of a work can be entered. Including the abstract as plain text in the compiled document for every reference in the BibTeX ...