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Incomplete Mailto in PDF with amsart [closed]

When I use the amsart class and run LaTeX => PDF, the email macro produces strange output. Namely, the PDF shows an incomplete mailto. For example: \documentclass{amsart} \email{a.b@c.d} ...
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Multiple inclusion of the same image gives huge PS file

I am using beamer and having included the same image many times with pgf, declare once and insert. It looks like the PS file from dvips grow linear as I create slides (the image is on the ...
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How to force MikTeX' texdoc to open package manuals with a PDF reader rather than the DVI viewer?

I am working on a machine with MikTeX installed. When I want to open a certain package manual, I type texdoc packagename. However, I don't want to open it with Yap (the DVI viewer in MiKTeX). Acrobat ...
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How to change the title of a PDF? [closed]

I am getting a bunch of PDF files from some other source, and I need to change the PDF title via a script, i.e. the title that you can inspect via pdfinfo for example. Does texlive come with some such ...
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pdflatex producing dvi output instead of pdf

I have a template for a paper that I am using that produces dvi output when I run pdflatex on the input file. Whereas most of the papers that I have worked with produce pdf output when I run ...
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Detecting all pages which contain color

In an larger LaTeX document there are often only some pages with color content (mainly figures) and the remaining ones are only black and white. Because printing costs for color pages are much higher ...
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Problems with copy and paste from PDF using lstlisting (Again)

So I had already posted a similar question concerning the minus sign (-), but now I have an issue with the apostrophe (') that the previous solutions do not seem to solve. This seems to be a problem ...
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Secure the pdf produced by Latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set security options to create PDF using pdflatex I was wondering if there are any provisions for securing the pdf generated by Latex? I mean secure it from ...
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Does anyone know what a cmap file has to look like

This may be an off-topic fringe case, but I need it for pdftex... I made an encoding QS7 for ASCII+Greek and now the only thing missing is a CMAP file to enable copying text from acroread. I made ...
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PDF bookmarks for sections and subsections with the llncs class

The following code is in the preamble of my LaTeX document: \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{url} \usepackage[algoruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} ...
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pdfTeX warning: “version allowed”

After including some figures (saved as .pdfs) in my LaTeX document with \includegraphics, I got the following warning: pdfTeX warning: pdflatex.exe (file ./figure/figure_1.pdf): PDF inclusion: ...
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Inconsistent appearance of white \hline on black background

Are there known issues with the appearance of white text on black background? When I use several \hline in a table I get different appearances for the lines. It could appear as normal or weak or ...
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Include a PDF containing an animation (movie15) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: PDF file containing 3D object is not included correctly with \includegraphics How to preserve hyperlinks in included pdf? I am using LaTeX, and at some point need to ...
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PDF/A-1a and PDF/A-1b in LaTeX documents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to generate PDF/A and PDF/X? It looks like it is not easy to obtain a PDF/A-1a compliant PDF file with LaTeX/PDFLaTeX. One complain could be missing TreeRoot and ...
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SumatraPDF Inverse Search

I wanted to set the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search option on Inlage, according to instructions on this page. For some reason, my "options" menu ends at "Make SumatraPDF my default PDF reader" and doesn't ...
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PDF file containing 3D object is not included correctly with \includegraphics

I have a PDF file, containing a 3D object in PRC format. I try to include this into a LaTeX document to be compiled with pdflatex, with the simple source below: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Including pdf figures in Latex document using TexnicCenter

I am sorry if I missed anywhere the obvious answer to my problem, but after searching several hours for a solution I am a bit lost... I am using Texniccenter and MikTex under Windows Vista to create ...
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Problems with copy and paste from PDF using lstlisting

I'm using lstlisting to create course notes from which I am hoping that code can be copy&paste'd I've already implemented the suggestions in Phantom spaces in listings (pdf) to make sure that ...
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Fat text on pages with pictures [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? \includegraphics PDF, color problem first of all: I am not a english nativ speaker. ^^ I use the packages graphicx and ...
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Embed video in PDF with beamer under Ubuntu [closed]

I'm stuck in embedding a video into a PDF presentation with beamer. The problem is not the actual tex code, but the fact that I'm using Linux Ubuntu 10.04. The video is not reproduced, with evince it ...
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Footnote is not clickable and the PDF cannot be selected

Say in chapter 2, page 10 I create a foonote (by doing: \footnote{bla bla....}). When I reference it in Page 10 I get a clickable reference to that footnote. But, in page 12 when I reference this ...
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Embedding a Tex file inside a PDF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there some way to embed LaTeX source code in a PDF file? Is there any way to tell XeTeX/XeLaTeX (or pdfTeX/pdfLaTeX) to embed a copy of the TeX file inside the PDF ...
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Show untitled appendices in PDF index

I'm writting a document with the report class, and I'm using untitled appendices. \appendix \chapter{} %this is Appendix A \chapter{} %this is Appendix B With this method, pdflatex correctly names ...
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Going “back” when using hyperref

I'm including \usepackage{hyperref} so that each instance of \ref (as well as each page number in the index and the table of contents) automatically links to that page. When I'm viewing the document ...
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How do I create a PDF file that can be digitally signed?

We are using Acrobat digital signatures in my organization. With Acrobat Professional you can put in a signature block that allows signing with a client-side digital signature. This is something ...
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Exporting true pdf without dpi

I've used Inkscape for certain drawings, with the aim of including them into the text for printing. The whole text is compiled with LaTex. I chose the option "save as", and then select pdf option ...
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How do I add accented characters to PDF info without using hyperref?

Using pdflatex, I'm looking to add PDF information into by document, including an accented name (Rónán Daly). Normally I'd use hyperref to do this; however, the conference I'm submitting to is ...
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How to disable initial view of PDF bookmarks panel?

The hyperref package automatically creates a list of PDF bookmarks, and it configures the PDF to have the initial view display the bookmarks panel, at least in Foxit Reader and Acrobat. To see the ...
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How to go to the previously viewed page in various PDF viewers, e.g TexWorks'?

Suppose my PDF document is produced by pdflatex and while viewing the document I follow a link and go from A to B within the document. How do I go back from B to A? In other words where is the ...
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Is it possible to make LyX generate clickable hyperlinks into the PDF result?

Is there a way in LyX to set up a) a reference to a web resource by URL, b) a reference to another location in the same document, in a manner that turns the reference to a clickable link in the ...
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How to change white background of an included PDF to transparent

I have an external 100 pages PDF document (not created by pdflatex) that I \includegraphics page-wise into a beamer presentation. The external PDF document employs white as page color, but I need the ...
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LaTeX Error: Can not include graphics of type: pdf [closed]

Platform: TeXShop, version pi(?): 3.14159...1.40.9. on a Mac OSX, v.10.5.8. The error I'm getting in pdftex is Can not include graphics of type: pdf Oddly, my PDF graphic was originally included in ...
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Create alternative uppercase text automatically with accsupp

This is a follow-up question to Is it possible to provide alternative text to use when copying text from the PDF?. I am essentially trying to redefine textsc/scshape in order to use accsupp ...
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Having all links underlined with dotted line

so I'm trying to figure out how to have all links underlined with a dotted line. The furthest I got with this and this is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,soul,lipsum} ...
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Is it possible to prevent some part of text (headers, footers) from selection?

I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to prevent some parts of the final pdf file (header, footer) from being selected and copied. It is to allow easier quoting of longer parts of texts from ...
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want pdf picture to be smaller than one page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I crop included PDF documents? I created a pdf file using PSTricks. It appears to occupy an entire page. When I included it in my LaTeX file using ...
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Can a pdf store meta-information (e.g. name of the program with which it was created)? [closed]

This is not a tex question per se, but I think it is not totally off-topic either. I heard a while ago, that when one creates a pdf, besides its content a pdf can also store some meta-information (for ...
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text gets slightly bold when adding graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? I have problem with text on the page with a graph, it gets slightly thicker. The text on the next page without graph is ...
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Sources to be copied from PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Phantom spaces in listings (pdf) I would like to create PDF using luatex and it's important that listings where copied from this PDF in the original form (to keep them ...
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When printing document, why do pages with figures appear rougher (of lower resolution) than text-only pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? I have a PDF document that I made in LaTeX. Some pages contain figures I created in METAPOST. Everything is super-smooth in ...
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LaTeX Table Fixed Header while scrolling

I was wondering if it's possible to construct a table in LaTeX which has a fixed header so when we scroll down the page of the output PDF, we can still read the column names and keep track of what the ...
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Censor images and tables

My publication requires a public and non-public version. I have several figures and tables that I'd like to censor by placing a big colored block on top of it. One page suggested using \colorbox. ...
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Converting a pdf into a form ready for binding

I have a pdf that is 118 pages long, and I want to end up with a bindable form, so that I have on one sheet pages: 1 4 2 3 What is the simplest way in LaTeX to accomplish this? Would quire ...
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Open \part in PDF table of contents automatically [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make the content list of a PDF expanded by default? I am writing a thesis using LaTeX and everything is just fine. However, as my project includes three ...
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PS to PDF conversion quality [closed]

On the (annoying) occasion that I have to download a paper in PS format, whenever I convert it to PDF (say some PS2PDF website utility), the resulting output is quite hard to read on the screen (the ...
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What is the problem with characters < and > in PDF display? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Include < and > symbol Why when I create pdf in texlive with pdflatex, the characters < and > are displayed as inverted ! and ?, respectively. However, when ...
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Are there macros that behave like \pdfximage and \pdflastximagepages but can be compiled with XeLaTeX?

The following code can be compiled with pdflatex but not xelatex. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx,multido} \begin{document} \pdfximage{something.pdf} ...
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Branching lines in TikZ without antialiasing/subpixel artifact?

Is there a way to properly branch a line into several lines in TikZ? Simply adding paths creates a darkening artifact where the paths overlap: \begin{tikzpicture}[very thin,-stealth] \draw (-1, 0) ...
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On the fly pdf conversion for inclusion

A while ago I asked how to Include Adobe Illustrator files (ai) with XeTeX. However, the PDF version of the Illustrator files is 1.5 and I compile my XeLateX documents to version 1.4 so the newer ...
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How to create linearized PDF using TeX?

Is it possible to create linearized PDFs (optimized for "fast web view") using TeX with free software? (I don't have Acrobat available.)