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How to make a link within a TeX file into a page of an existing PDF file

Suppose there is a large online textbook in PDF, without TeX source code. How do I link to a certain page of it within my PDFLaTeX document?
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How to make Æ Ø Å copyable from the PDF output [duplicate]

When building a PDF file with LaTeX the character å gets uncopyable. It only results in ̊a when copied. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[norsk]{babel} \begin{document} Try copying ...
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\ChoiceMenu multiple and simultaneously selection

I am trying to make a fillable PDF. Here is the example: \documentclass[12pt,pdftex]{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \setlength{\parskip}{2ex} %Encoding & language ...
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PDF table of contents, and some character accents [duplicate]

When I create a document with pdftex, I use chapter and section titles, and -through using babel- also accented characters. In the document itself these characters appear OK. Most of them appears ...
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Entire PDF document as appendix

I'm writing a report, where I need to include some large PDF files as the appendix. I tried using this command: \includepdf[pages={1-},scale=0.75]{myfile.pdf}[H] In the pdfpages package, but it ...
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How to share a tex file for review with someone that does not know latex? [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are practical ways of sharing latex texts for review with people that are not familiar with latex. Currently I use pygmentise: pygmentize -f html -O full -o ...
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preventing automatic detection of email addresses [closed]

I'm trying to use this resume template. When I compile the document, pdflatex is automatically detecting the email addresses in the header and formatting it as a clickable (mailto) link. I would like ...
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Beamer theme: not expected behaviours using different PDF readers

I wish to use hsrmbeamertheme in my dissertation. You can find and download it here: https://github.com/benjamin-weiss/hsrmbeamertheme . Unfortunately, I have found a lot of not expected behaviours ...
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Make pdflatex output UTF-8 copy-pasteable when using Times font

I would like to use Adobe Times Roman font or its equivalent (like URW Nimbus Roman and fonts based on it), compiling with pdflatex to PDF -- the original intent was to have PDF smaller by using ...
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How to create identical PDF files with xelatex?

The question how to create identical PDF files with pdflatex was basically answered in this question already: How to create identical PDF files? The catch was to filter out the entry /ID in the ...
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Including certain graphics turns pages grey

When I include certain graphics in my LaTeX book, compile the tex file with pdflatex and then flatten the PDF, all the text on pages with either png or pdf graphics ends up grey instead of black. ...
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Crop pdf graph to remove margins [duplicate]

I have input a graph as pdf into my latex document but there is a big white space underneath it. How do I crop my pdf so that is only includes the graph and no margins???
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Export PDF for two printer - one pdf with just the pictures, the other one with the text

Do you know a possibility how to export a pdf, that has just blank space where the grahpics should be? (And the other way round) Why do I need this? I have a black and white laser printer and an ...
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Importing a pdf file that has filled in forms [duplicate]

I have a pdf file myfile.pdf in which I have filled in some forms. I'm trying to include that pdf file in a larger latex document using: \usepackage{pdfpages} ... \includepdf[pages={1}]{myfile.pdf} ...
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Colored mainfont with fontspec in a textblock yields to pdf error with LuaLaTex [closed]

When I (1) change the color of the mainfont with the fontspec package, (2) put some text in a textblock environment and (3) compile the document with LuaLaTex, the resulting pdf when opened with Adobe ...
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My PDF viewer does not support animations or actually my code is wrong?

I'm new in MikTex's animation world. I was trying to create a simple animation with this elementary code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{animate} ...
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LyX issue with the viewer

I just installed MiKTeX and LyX on my new Apple laptop (yosemite 10.10). When I open an old .lyx file or create a new one the eyes icon on the top left (cmd R) for creating a PDF is inactive, as well ...
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Sound in pdf generated by beamer [duplicate]

I am trying to include sound in beamer slides in such a way that the resulting pdf file works "independently" of any sound file (self-sufficient way). I found that with media9 it was possible to do ...
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No PDF output after updating Ghostscript to version 9.16 [closed]

I use TeXnicCenter 2.02 64bit, MikTeX 2.9 64bit and I produce pdf files with gswin64c.exe. My command line in TeXnicCenter is -sPAPERSIZE=a4 -dSAFER -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite ...
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Problem add to pdf image file in directory

MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{import} \graphicspath{ {ABC/} } \newcommand{\circuit}[1]{ \begin{center} ...
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Okular and Evince do not find pdf hyperlinks correctly

Okular, Evince and AdobeReader5 do not hit the referenced hyperlink marks. These applications go repeatedly, reliably, one page too far in document when clicking a link. AdobeReader9, FoxitReader and ...
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upgraded to Yosemite, texshop 3.50, problem with graphics in pdf output

I have just upgraded to Yosemite and texshop 3.50. My code worked fine before but now some figures won't appear correctly and seem to be a tiny mosaic of other figures when I scroll through the pdf ...
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Boxes produced by `mdframed` do not completely outline a region in certain PDF viewers? [closed]

I am using Adobe Acrobat Professional v. 9, on Windows 8.1. Here's a minimum (not) working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mdframed} % noteboxes, boxes, etc. ...
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pdf image is imported without x and y axes label

I am trying to import a pdf image into Latex with the below code, however, the image appears without any x and y axes labels. Not sure what is the problem. Here is a link to the pdf file. ...
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Include PDF without space on the left

I'm trying to include a PDF and then add text to it using overpic: \documentclass[a4paper]{article}% ensure identical page size \usepackage[abs]{overpic} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Creating animations without generating lots of slides

I'm using Beamer and generating a PDF. I have many slides, each slide has many bullet points that I want to animate. Now, I know that Acrobat supports animation without having to generate a ton of ...
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how to protect pdf geneated from pdflatex and xelatex [duplicate]

I've a .tex file. Most of the times, we use pdflatex to convert .tex to required .pdf. Some times, we use xelatex to convert .tex to required .pdf These pdfs are editable using various tools; is ...
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pdf_tex problem [duplicate]

I use Inkscape to create .pdf_tex graphics. While drawing my figure on Inkscape, I import an .png image, than I save my drawing as PDF and call it in my LaTeX code as follows: \documentclass{article} ...
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Figures are messed up when opening PDF in Adobe Reader [closed]

I compile my tex file using WinEdt 7.0. Many of the figures in the generated pdf are messed up if the pdf is opened in Adobe, but the figures are totally fine in the preview (I use SumatraPDF) or if I ...
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Discrepancy between “thm” and “theorem”

The command \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} and \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} produce different pdf bookmarks. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{cleveref} ...
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Cleveref and pdf Bookmark

I'm making pdf bookmarks with hyperref and cleveref packages. However, the pdf bookmarks show the label I defined, rather than the theorem name the label refers to. Here's the code: ...
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How to get correct PDF metadata?

I am having trouble getting the PDF metadata to be created. I tried using the code below but the metadata is not created. \documentclass[15pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{url} ...
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How to reduce the pdf file size in latex document? [duplicate]

Duplicate question I generated a pdf file from latex files, the size is around 7.5 MB. I am wondering is there any way I can reduce the PDF document size. Thanks in advance.
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Problems updating flavour of linux

Translated from Spanish: Good Morning. I have several books made with Tex (pdf made with XeLaTeX) and I have encountered a problem updating my software. Currently I have installed texlive-full + ...
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PDF bookmarks don't work correctly (every reference points to the first page of the document) [closed]

As I almost described in the title of this question, my problem is the following: I'm trying to create suitable PDF bookmarks to my document but all the references (bookmarks on the left side, ...
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Using Ghostscript to compress pdf with 3D content

I have used Ghostscript to compress the pdf output of some large files as it seems to do a better job of getting rid of duplicate font information than Adobe Acrobat (which sometimes loses certain ...
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When I convert a PDF to plain text, the text is scrambled [duplicate]

When I convert a PDF created in MiKTeX to plain text, all diacritics are at the wrong place. I need to send my thesis to online antiplagiator checking page. Example: pr´ce a diskusia mˆˇu tvorit ...
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classicthesis PDF uneven font size in Adobe Reader

I'm using the classicthesis template in Lyx, and I've notice that I'm having strange results when viewing my pdf's through adobe reader. For the small caps style, I'm seeing uneven letter size (for ...
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Copy/Paste from PDF with Multiple Columns

I'm generating a PDF using rubber/pdflatex on Linux for a LaTeX document with multiple columns. When viewing the PDF in evince and trying to copy/paste from it, the selection always crosses the ...
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extracting data from an interactive form

I am currently creating a fillable PDF - Form for a survey (I know, there are more convenient ways...). I wonder wether there is an option to make the participants' data available for further ...
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Similar package with fontawesome

Is there any other package similar to fontawesome? I ask that because i can not use fontawesome as it scales the icons in adobe reader X (I am using friggeri.cls). Same problem in this link: Friggeri ...
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EPS figures are misplaced on top of the text

I have uninstalled and re-installed the complete version of Miktex (version 2.9). Now, for any .tex file that I run, the .eps figures are misplaced on top of the text. There is no problem if I use ...
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Latex PDF - Hyperref Zoom in - pdfview

I am currently strugelling with the following problem: I would like to create a TikZ graph in which I can click on the node text (hyperref) to jump and zoom in to another part of the graph: I ...
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In which way have fake spaces made it to actual use?

I skimmed the abstracts of TUG 2014 and stumbled over "Fake spaces" with pdfTeX -- the best of both worlds by Ross Moore. The abstract says: With the 2014 version of TeX Live, new primitives are ...
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Differences between XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX embedding fonts (with optical sizes) in PDF

Using TexLive 2014 (updated today) on Windows 7 the following code compiles using XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ Extension = .otf, Path=otf/, ...
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Importing PDF image with filled surfaces using graphicx [closed]

So I coded up a plot in pgfplots for inclusion in a document and it came out very nice. I've attached what it looks like below straight from the original pgfplots compilation. I generated the filled ...
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Loss of Quality when merging PDF with pdfpages

I have a quality problem when merging one-sided PDFs into multiple page PDFs using the pdfpages package. The initial PDFs consist of scanned sides of books. I create the LaTeX-File inside R and ...
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Section numbers in PDF bookmarks

I need to write section numbers in PDF bookmarks, but only for section (and not for subsections etc.). Desired result: Now I use bookmark package, so I can write numbers for every bookmark with ...
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How to make LaTeX-PDF as 'machine readable' as Word-PDF [closed]

I am using LaTeX to typeset my CV. Many companies now do not personally read applicants' submissions but instead scan them for keywords and phrases using a piece of software. I have the impression ...
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Let pdflatex/Lualatex write a PDF “checkpoint”

Assume that you have a program that is writing a report while it computes, and the report is a LaTeX file with text, TikZ figures, ect. that needs to be compiled to a PDF before it can be viewed ...