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Lyx: SVG files on PDF [closed]

I'm having trouble getting an SVG diagram to appear in a PDF. From researching online it looks like it should be simple enough, but I'm yet to discover what I'm doing wrong. I'm working in LyX, and ...
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inkscape pdf+latex, unclean exit

I have expected this question to be asked before, but searched and no luck. It took some effort to produce this MWE. I have followed this link. When I pdflatex compile this, it produces an exit with ...
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looking a way to create toggle region in PDF generated by pdflatex

I am looking a way to generate a toggle region in PDF compiled by pdflatex. Something like this implemented with javascript in html ...
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Is pdftex 1.40.13 outputting malformed pdfs?

I have several preexisting projects that produced valid pdf output on versions of pdftex up to 1.40.10. Now with version 1.40.13 I'm getting pdfs that the iText library complains are malformed. My ...
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TeX editor for Ubuntu that generates PDFs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX Editors/IDEs I am taking a computer science course which requires completing assignments in PDF format. Many of the questions will require mathematical notation, ...
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PDF annotations: How to know if “a box is empty”?

Extract from dvipdfmx documentation: Warning: No annotation will be constructed if the content between pdf:bann and pdf:eann is an empty box. My MWE (via xelatex): \documentclass{article} ...
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Why am I having such problems getting latex notation in my gnu plots?

I have tried setting the terminal to just about everything under the sun. I got it to read my latex notation for a brief compile and then it decided it didn't want to anymore again. The error that I ...
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Gray scale output using pdflatex

I use colour diagrams (saved as pdf files) which I include in my LaTeX file. Is there any options in pdflatex to create a gray scale document or a pdf viewer where you can view the document in gray ...
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Obfuscation of @ and . in e-mail addresses

I manage style files for an academic journal. A typical article will contain authors' email addresses, which we attempt to obfuscate in order to give some measure of protection against e-mail ...
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Submitting to a journal with only LaTeX, how to include transparent images and bitmaps? [closed]

The LaTeX submission process to the journal JCP involves Bundling all the bibliographies into a single file and embdeeding that into the source No external libraries Compile with latex not pdflatex ...
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Attaching file into a pdf with pdfLaTeX will crash Adobe Reader

I am using the package attachfile to attach a file to the pdf (generated with pdfLaTeX) with the following code \documentclass[twoside,a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{attachfile} \begin{document} ...
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Convert Title Page from LaTeX (or the resulting PDF) into a PNG thumbnail

I have written a book in LaTeX using TeXStudio. My title page, which is the book cover, is created using LaTeX source (including images in it), rather than drawn in a graphical program, such as ...
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Extract a graphic from the pdf document [closed]

I have a pdf file which contain text, image and text as : text .... My image text ... how can i do to print just the image on latex ?
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Gradient fill in PDF figure turns out solid filled in compiled document [closed]

UPDATE: It turns out it was a compatibility issue with the PDF viewers. Apple Preview, Adobe Acrobat Professional 8 and Firefox display the compiled document wrongly. Under TeXWork and Adobe Reader ...
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Partial italic text in PDF bookmarks

In my LaTeX file I've got some chapter titles with partial italicised text. With the hyperref package, I get the required bookmarks, etc. but the style for these partial italicised text disappears. ...
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black background when including pdf with transparent background as image

I have a pdf image with transparent background that I'll include by using graphicx (\includegraphics). Everything is fine when using pdfLaTeX to build my pdf, but when I switch to XeTeX the image ...
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Vector image (pdf) in TikZ node alters appearance [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tikz changes included graphics I include my pdf vector plots (created with matplotlib) in nodes belonging to a TikZ matrix for positioning (e.g. see TikZ: Image Matrix - ...
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Pros and cons: pdflatex+gs vs gs+pdflatex

I need to be producing two versions of documents I deal with: colour and grayscale. Of course the real issue are images. I'm not the author of the documents nor the images, I'm only the typesetter. ...
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Copy from PDF without line breaks at end of each line

When I produce the PDF, open it and copy the paragraph into notepad, there is a forced line break at the end of every line in the PDF. Is there a way to get over this, so that I can copy the paragraph ...
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MAction for PDF files?

The MathJax JavaScript library contains a command that lets you create LaTeX slideshows, namely the \toggle command. I would find it incredibly useful to produce the same effect in a PDF file, most ...
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Remove all Russian symbols from a PDF under Windows

I have a very weird task. There is a compiled PDF document with guidelines on a mathematical subject. It is in Russian, hence it contains a lot of Russian symbols in plain text and a lot of ...
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Audio examples in phonetics project

I am writing a project about phonetics and would ask if there is a way to include sound files directly in the PDF to be played directly in this file, preferably without any additional files having to ...
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Shortcut for export PDF on LyX?

Is there a shortcut in LyX for export to PDF? Is there any way to auto export on save?
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Texmaker generated pdf file not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 12.04 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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Locking Fields in Digital Signature

I am using eforms to create pdf where digital signature can be applied. Each document may have more than one digital signature field, ie so the document can be passed from person to person. There is ...
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hyperlink to an embeded pdf [closed]

I found a way to embed a PDF and provide a hyperlink to it using hypgotoe. So, this is similar to what I am currently doing \documentclass{article} \usepackage{embedfile} \usepackage{hypgotoe} ...
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Weird warning using pdfx

I got this strange warning: \pdfobjcompresslevel > 0 requires \pdfminorversion > 4. Object streams disabled now. using pdfx package. Here it is a MWE: ...
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Error after creating pdf/a [closed]

I must create my thesis in pdf/a format. I'm using the package pdfx calling in the preamble: \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} When I open the pdf with Adobe I got the blu bar says me that file is in PDF/A ...
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Add metadata in pdf as type pdf/a

I have created using pdfx a pdf using this command: \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} I would add metadata but I don't really understand how do it. I read the doc but I didn't understand pdfx guide
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Error creating pdf/a with latex

I'm trying to create pdf/a through latex. I inserted in my tex file the package: \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} with the option a-1b but I got error: pdfTeX error (ext5): cannot open file for embedding ...
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PNG DPI and image size

I created a PNG file (763px by 600px at 72DPI) from a free image. I opened the image in GIMP and changed the DPI to 300 and saved it. After including it in a LaTeX file with ...
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How to make an article's table of contents clickable so it can redirect to a section?

I'm using Mixtex 2.9 in Windows XP and I'm trying to make my article's table of contents clickable. I tried to add the package hyperref like this: \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{ colorlinks, ...
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Proofreading a LyX document

After writing a document in LyX I often convert to pdf and print for proofreading. The annoying part is that words that appear at a certain place in the pdf tend to appear in different locations in ...
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Copying LaTeX from a PDF

Is there a way to copy from a PDF to a LaTeX document? Whenever I do it, it copies in with weird symbols in the place of LaTeX commands for example: $$f:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$$ copies in ...
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Includegraphics: set image opacity

I'd like to insert a PDF, but make it "lighter" by setting the opacity to 10% ("background watermark"). How to do that? A solution that works with texlive 2011 would be great. I use pdflatex and ...
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No Bibliography is printed and citations shown bibtex key

I writing a document in LyX (2.0.5) with references. For displaying references I use biblatex. (http://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Biblatex). My latex environment is MiKTeX 2.9 Since I switched my Desktop, ...
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pdfpages/hyperref - Contents link jumps to wrong part of page

I'm using pdfpages to combine multiple pdf documents; I would also like a front 'contents' page for the new file, using hyperref to allow me to jump directly to the correct page. The 'addtotoc' option ...
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How to emulate \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink with xetex?

In my ocgx package, I would use the new ocg-p package instead of the ocg package. With pdflatex or lualatex, all is good. But with xelatex, I obviously can't use \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink (these ...
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PDF-images -> slow scrolling

I use LaTeX for writing my Thesis. I recently added 7 pdf-images rendered in matlab. These images are placed one after another. When I scroll over this part of the thesis in pdfTex or Apple Preview ...
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Including graphic outside bounding box using graphicx and pdflatex

I am including graphics from .pdf files into my latex document using the graphicx package. Some objects in the graphics files extend beyond the pdf page area, which is used as the bounding box for ...
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Is it possible to get the source code of a LaTeX rendered PDF file if one has the hard copy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert PDF to (La)TeX? Lost LaTeX-file - but served pdf - File I know there are a couple of apps floating around where you can get the source code if you ...
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Is there are way to annotate pdfs with LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to annotate PDF files generated by pdflatex? Is there a way to annotate pdfs with LaTeX annotations? I mean a pdf that I do not have the source code for (or may not ...
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Creating PDF with external link to open another PDF

I am preparing a PDF file which will be put on the web. People will access it and should be able to open other pdf files from my PDF. My commands works well for local pdf: ...
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Is it possible to specify page numbers that are words, e.g. “Title”?

I suppose this might also go on SuperUser, but I'm only interested in it insofar as implementing it in LaTeX, so I'll ask here. I feel certain that I've seen PDF's where the actual PDF page number of ...
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PDF preview on other monitor

Is there any way that allows me to have my PDF preview on a different monitor? I know that you can have Adobe open your PDF automatically instead of the built in previewer, but when I use this I ...
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PDF viewer with auto update for WinEdt

Is there a PDF viewer featuring auto update for WinEdt? [WinEdt V 5.5 on WinVista machine] I find WinEdt very comfortable to work with but the fact that one has to re-open Acrobat after every ...
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How to convert a png into pdf using LaTeX?

I have a larger png image: width is 5400 pixels and height is 3850 pixels. I need to transform it into a pdf file in SPA3 size, which means 320mm x 450mm. Is there a way to do it with LaTeX? What I ...
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Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?

Most of the time when presenting a talk people connect their laptop to a video projector. So they effectively have an extra screen at their disposal. Because of that many Software options for ...
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Using ps2pdf colour and fonts change when TikZ picture added on beamer slide

When compiled with LaTeX + dvi2ps + ps2pdf the pdf output of the below MWE shows a strange behaviour: On the first slide (without TikZ picture) fonts and colours are slightly different from the ones ...
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PDF Layers (OCG) using latex->dvips

I want to generate a ps file with layers. Ocg.sty does not support ps, so I want to write a simple example by myself to see if its possible. I took a pdf version from here and tried to change the ...