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Export Latex equation into vector graphic

I want to export equations from latex to import them into powerpoint (if possible as vector grafic .svg). I use windows7 / Office 2010 and sharelatex. Since I would like to export every equation, I ...
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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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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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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 run pdfcrop when using \includegraphics with a PDF?

This question is similar to that one, but I'd like to execute pdfcrop when including a PDF.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Dynamic Renaming LaTeX output

Is it possible to code into the .tex file a method for specifying its name. E.g. if I wanted it to be named based on the date, would it be possible to dynamically name as such: ...
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Save BOTH handout + standard beamer pdf outputs [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure LaTeX to simultaneously output a standard .pdf for a presentation and also a handout version? Platform: Texmaker Compiler: XeLaTeX
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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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Duotone pdf for printing?

I want my document to have only two colors (using CMYK). Let's say black and Cyan. For the Cyan I want to have a tint. Will the following code work or the printshop will tell me that these are more ...
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Texmaker error “File not found” when using a “build” subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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How can I set the PDF TrimBox dynamically (with a macro) and compiler independent?

Introduction At the moment I’m preparing a custom class which is likely to be compiled with XeTeX or LuaTeX. It is for a book layout that should be professionally printed and therefor I want to set ...
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error couldn't find the 'fopn_foweb' security handler

I use LaTex to compile .pdf files together, but I have the types of files that requires "Fileopen adobe plug-in" to be installed to open them. I have installed the plug-in and am able to open them ...
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XeLaTex - Include PDF of version 1.6 or higher as picture

I want to include PDFs of version 1.6 (or higher) as pictures in my document. First I got the usual version-warnings, which I got rid of by changing dvipdfmx.cfg ('V 5' to 'V 6'). So now a PDF is ...
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No matches when searching for “latex” in a PDF when \LaTeX was used

If I use pdflatex to produce a PDF from the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \LaTeX \end{document} then searching for the string latex in Okular yields zero matches. Evince does ...
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PDF Viewer Fonts Sketchy on Second Display (Mac)

I'm using the standard Texmaker app on a retina display mac with it plugged into a second standard HD monitor but the text is coming out all sketchy on the second monitor. I've tried playing with ...
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Stencil images in PDF [duplicate]

Is there a way to use black-and-white images in a PDF as transparency masks for vector content? I know that I can use \pgfdeclaremask{maskname}{maskfile} \pgfimage[mask=maskname]{imagefile} for ...
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Latex labels in gnuplot and pdf output

I was wondering if is possible to have latex labels in Gnuplot but with pdf output instead .tex Thanks.
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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: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twoside=...
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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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Included PDFs alter Beamer colors

I am compiling a Beamer presentation on Ubuntu using PDF figures output from Inkscape. The colors on certain slides are wrong. This appears to be caused by including certain figures, and based on my ...
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Externalize pdf_tex like externalize tikz

I am using the workflow explained in this tutorial for typesetting images in my document: Tutorial for pdf_tex using inkscape Briefly, a vector image is imported into inkscape and then image itself is ...
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Set start page number on pdf

Hi guys I hope you can help me with a PDF generated by LaTeX. I want to change my numeration on PDF file, its something like this: i, ii, "no number", "no number", I, II, III, IV, 1, 2, 3, 4, .... ...
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hyperref title page problem in pdf

When I use hyperref, my title page is number 1 of pdf, also the second page is page number one of pdf. How can I prevent this from happening? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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My PDF prevents my audience from using their mice

PDFTeX typesets my document in two columns. Unfortunately, when a person opens the PDF, the PDF does not let the person's mouse pick up text from one column, but rather interleaves text from left and ...
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Is there a package that can create signatures for Adobe pdf version 1.6 code?

We are having issues with Adobe ADS version 1040.20121017114537.881796 signing documents. We can confirm that it can sign Adobe pdf version 1.6 documents internally generated. It cannot sign eforms ...
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Inserting Landscape PDF in printed document

I wonder how to insert a landscape PDF best. Since my document will be printed, I tend to insert it as a portrait rotated left side up. But then it is not well readable on screen. And the Section ...
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Including png in several layer with ocgx for making a pdf

I try to make a pdf with pdflatex, which should contains several pngs images. The special thing is, that there should be for each png one layer (ocgx). At the end I want to have a pdf file, which all ...
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How to make TOC sections apper in pdf as bookmarks?

I am very new to Latex. I am trying to make my thesis paper in latex as now. I am using the mwart documentclass. I dont know either it is a documentclass specific thing, but the items i have in table ...
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Make output pdf consistently viewable on other systems [closed]

I frequently have to submit pdf documents to government systems and want to make sure that my fonts and formatting are preserved intact on these government system. I have no way of knowing what ...
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How do insert a pdf or excel spreadsheet neatly?

I have a rather complicated excel-spreadsheet with calculations. I would like to insert this into my document so it looks quiet neat. It easily fits one page with title, caption, etc. I tried ...
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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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Included PDF pages mess up page numbering in PDF-reader

I have a report with a frontpage, abstract, preface and acknowledgement. These pages are not numbered. Then the remaining pages contain several chapters and all these pages are numbered. Today I added ...
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Obtain a PDF animated from SVG animated

I have read Animations in LaTeX, but my question (I think) is different. I have an SVG animated file and I want to create the same animation in LaTeX, without rewriting the code. An example is this ...
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best way to know bottom-line height of a pdf

For some project, I need to make a PDF of one page, with no margin whatsoever. The left, right and top margin are easy to set to 0, but I also need the pdf to have the exact height of what's inside, ...