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Alt Text For Equations

I know it's possible to add alt text to images, so a screen reader can read it. However, is it possible to add alt text to equations, so a screen reader can properly read an equation?
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I need vector fonts in PDF [duplicate]

I've processed this file with PDFLaTeX and got a PDF with a raster font. I need vector fonts. What I did wrongly? \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to set PDF compatibility to “Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)” [duplicate]

My Master's Thesis is going to be printed at a printing office, and they have requested the compatibility of the PDF to be "Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)". How can this be defined?
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Interactive change of font color [duplicate]

I need any solution of the next problem: The font must change its color if a user clicks on block, text, hyperlink or something else. It would be great if it will not demand 2 compilations or more. ...
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Source and PDF side by side in Texmaker? [duplicate]

I've just started using Texmaker and am using it on a fairly large screen, large enough that it would be useful for me to be able to type my document and have the output PDF file next to it. I know ...
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How to remove protection to comments in the document .pdf, generated latex? [duplicate]

How to remove protection to comments in the document .pdf, generated latex? I'm working on my thesis in latex, but today my partner need to discuss the pdf, and can not do for the protection of the ...
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pdfcrop content remains

Here's a minimal working example to illustrate the issue. Suppose we make a document like this \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} 11111111111111111111111111111 \vspace{5mm} ...
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TexStudio - internal embedded pdf viewer shows different figure than external pdf viewer of the output pdf

I use TexStudio (2.9.4) on a Mac OSX (10.10.3) with TexLive. The problem here is that when I insert figures, that are saved as pdf files, and compile with PDFLaTex, the output figures deviate from the ...
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Is there a way to include the document creation time with XeTeX?

I'm currently using \isodate{\today} \currenttime} to include an aproximate creation time for a XeTeX document. This is "good enough" but doesn't include the timezone. In pdflatex the creation time of ...
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Unicode in PDF Metadata

There are several ways of setting PDF meta data when compiling LaTeX documents. The two most popular ways are arguably via pdfinfo, \pdfinfo{ /Author (Erwin Schrödinger) } and hyperref, ...
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Media9 compiles but embedded video gives “Unable to connect to content” “TypeError - Error #1009”

I have a beamer presentation that I am creating and I'm trying to embed a video clip. I'm using the media9 package and having a ton of issues with it. I've gone through the documentation with a ...
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Include section in ToC of viewers, but not actually visible in document [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis, and there are two sections that I do not wish to include in my table of contents: the abstract and the acknowledgements. Of course, LaTeX makes all the right choices for me, so ...
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referring to a local pdf in latex error

I'm trying to link a local pdf in my latex document, I'm using the hyperref package and \href{run: Operation.pdf } command, in the output pdf when i click on the link, I get this error message: ...
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PNG's quality PDF viewer

I'm writing my thesis and I need to insert a lot of screenshots and diagrams (which I'm building outside of LaTeX and saving as PNG to insert into the document). However sometimes my PNG images, both ...
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Form letters with LaTeX [duplicate]

I've got a simple LaTeX-Template for a letter (a bit TikZ and a single paragraph of text) and would like to generate a PDF-file (PDFLaTeX) with 100 letters using this template and names from a ...
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Not possible to search for umlaute in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} so I am able write umlaute inside the tex file, but I can't search for a word that contains umlaute inside the compiled pdf. Is this a "bug" inside LaTeX or do ...
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Specify interactive rendering mode for asymptotes RPC/PDF export

I started using asymptote for some 3D graphics lately which works quite nice. For example I have a set of points on the sphere (where i put just e few of them into this example file) like import ...
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Some normal letters from included PDF disappear in compiled document

I have made a figure in Adobe Illustrator, and saved the file as a PDF file. This PDF works fine when opened. I want to include this figure in my LaTeX file as a picture, which is done with the ...
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EPS to PDF without font change

I have generated plots using gnuplot with font set to Cambria. The generated plots are in eps format. Now, when I run pdflatex, it automatically converts the eps files to pdf files and incorporates ...
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Fuzzy pdf output in the viewer of texmaker (Yosemite OSx)

I have started using tex maker on the Macbook Pro (retina display). And the internal pdf viewer makes shows very low resolution pdf output. While no issue if I look directly via Adobe reader. Does ...
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latex+dvips+ps2pdf vs. pdflatex

I have a problem with creating a pdf file. I hope I could get some clue from this community. I use mac tex. method 1: pdflatex pdf file is well created. The created file is not perfect. There occurs ...
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`\includepdf` seems to remove internal links within included each pdf file? [duplicate]

\includepdf seems remove internal links within included each pdf file. for example, in \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[pages=-,fitpaper]{1.pdf} ...
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Best practices for publishing computer code with LaTeX?

I work a lot with MATLAB, and I want to enable the reader of my paper to easily reproduce my computations. I also want the pdf document to be self-contained, i.e., no hyperlinks to a webpage on which ...
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No PDF bookmarks when using siamltex class [duplicate]

I'm trying to modify the SIAM class to allow PDF bookmarks. Please use the following version of the class file: https://siam.org/journals/tex/siamltex.cls. Here is a sample code that fails to produce ...
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Damaged file in acroread when include .pdf graphic with other graphics that are clipped

I came across a weird issue when you include multiple graphics files when one is a non-clipped .pdf and the others are clipped non-pdf. I'm running pdflatex and the resulting pdf is created and can be ...
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sharelatex: PDF inclusion: required page does not exist <5>

I checked the other question similar to this issue yet I could not find a proper solution for the issue I am facing for including an .svg file which is converted using inkscape with pdf+latex option ...
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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 to raise or lower text fields in pdf forms?

I've been having a misalignment issue between text fields generated with hyperref and the corresponding straight lines below them. The attached image illustrates the problem. The objective is ...
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Template for The American Naturalist Journal

Does anyone know of a template for manuscripts of The American Naturalist Journal. On the instructions to the authors they say they accept manuscripts in latex, but, if i'm not missing something ...
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Using external pdfviewer when the pdf name is changed using -job-name

I am using TexMaker and SumatraPDF for a viewer. Everything works fine. I then wanted to change the pdf name when compiling using the following command: %& -job-name=SLR-Review This placed on ...
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How to produce documents accepted for archival by http://facile.cines.fr/ with pdflatex

For long-term archival, the PAC system of CINES requires specific conditions for PDF files. This is required for french Ph.D thesis in particular. The document must pass the online validation at ...
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Compiling .Rnw file into PDF in RStudio (Error: No file or directory)

I have a .Rnw file. I usually can "Compile" it into a PDF file in RStudio. However, I recently upgraded my R Version to 3.2.0. Now, when I try to "Compile" my .Rnw file I get an error: ...
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“pdf-in-usb-drive” call in beamer's bibliography

I want to include in the bibliography some pdfs I have in the same directory than the presentation. All the packages and things I use... I know I have "miswritten", but my program is sooo long that i ...
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I have a checkbox, but it does not print the answer

I need a checkbox with an "X" in it when checked. With the code I have right now, I can see the X, when I check it in Adobe reader, but it does not print the X. Also, the X is only visible, of I click ...
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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} ...