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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: ...
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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} ...
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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, ...
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A way to open pdf files with Reader in Texmaker on Windows 10

How can I open the generated pdf files with the Windows Reader-App? I am using Texmaker 4.5 and Windows 10. What is the syntax for the "External Viewer" field so any new pdf gets opened with Reader?
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Toggle focus between Texmaker 4.5 and pdf viewer

There is a shortcut that enables one to directly jump from the editor of Texmaker 4.5 to the .pdf file and vise versa. Ctrl+space : editor ---> .pdf Ctrl+click : .pdf ---> editor When the ...
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Bookmark error on PDF eXpress while including figure

I use the following lines in my latex file. I get the PDF file of the latex and check for PDF eXpress compatibility for IEEE paper submission. Would any body mind to tell how to remove this error. I ...
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Markdown + Mathjax => PDF [closed]

I've used LaTeX a lot in the past, but now (thanks to StackOverflow's great editor!), I find it annoying/boring, for short documents (< 2 pages), to have to use pure LaTeX. For a short document, ...
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pdf_tex to pdf while maintaining font and size consistency

I am using this workflow for figures in a latex document: Generate vector pdf from an external software -> Edit and refine the pdf with inkscape -> Save as pdf_tex which generates two files, a pdf ...
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pdf file size of moderncv too large

When I pdflatex my moderncv.tex I obtain a file size of 150 kB. This seems too big since I don't include any picture yet. And in fact after gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress -dNOPAUSE ...
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Page numbering in pdf viewer for three different page numbering styles

I am using three page numbering styles which are Alpha, Roman and Arabic. I want my pdf viewer to display them as well and to jump to the first arabic numbered page when I enter '1' and not to the ...
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Can't get psfrag to replace text in pdf

I have a PDF file converted to EPS using Acrobat 11. While I've successfully used psfrag in the same LaTeX document to replace text (replace font, basically) in EPS files generated by Matlab R2013a, I ...
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Wrong color figures in pdf output

I am composing a large number of pdf figures with includegraphics that contain pixel graphics with xelatex. The individual figures are themselves compiled with xelatex using includegraphics. As the ...
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Delete **Contents:** in index of pdf generated with python-spihnx

I have a project created with python-sphinx and I use latexpdf to compile the final pdf. In the final pdf created, in the index it is visible a Contents: string that I would like to delete. The ...
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Copying ligatures from XeLaTeX PDF

For quite a while I am having the problem that copying and searching from my PDFs is a bit difficult as ligatures are not properly translated. I am using XeLaTeX with Libertine/Biolinum. I am a ...
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Latex generated PDF is extremely slow with rendering images

I have a small issue. I have generated a PDF file with some images generated from R. However the images render extremely slow, this might be due to the fact that the PDF needs to render an insane ...
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PDF preview not working with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I am using LyX 2.1. However, I cannot preview the output in PDF. This happens after I updated from Acrobat Reader 11 to Acrobat Reader DC (if I am not mistaken, it is version 15). What should I do?
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How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?

I don't know if this is possible on Adobe Reader DC on Windows, but asking in case someone has managed to do it. When I am working on a large document in LaTeX (I use TexStudio) I sometimes like to ...
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Remove white spaces from latex [duplicate]

How can the white spaces from the output of the following line: $C++$ be omitted so that there is no white space between 'C' and '+' and the last '+'. The current output is: C + + C and the ...
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How to create PDF file with all your bookmarks displayed?

I have a PDF file created with WinEdt 9 (see picture 1). The tex source file is made with class book, obviously generator bookmarks. \documentclass[12pt]{book} ...
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Why cmyk colors are displayed wrong on screen? [closed]

If we compile this with pdftex and open in evince 3.18.2-1 (and other viewers), the color is violet, instead of blue: \pdfliteral{1 1 0 0 k} \vrule height 5cm width 5cm \bye Please somebody share ...
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Elongating a PDF file to several latex Pages

I have a rare problem to ask that I haven't been able to find a solution too, due to its peculiarity... My problem that I am facing is as follows: I have made a gantt chart on Microsoft visio 2013, ...