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How to include PDF image in Latex

I want to use a PDF image embedded as a figure. I am using the following code. The result is a blank page followed by a page without any figure at all. Just the text appears on the second page. ...
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How to make pdf outlines work correctly in LuaTeX?

cwebmac.tex version 3.67 --- July 2006 The following Lua code converts string from UTF-8 to UTF-16BE with tex.write, which prints all with catcode 12, except space, which is what is needed. We add ...
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Creating a PDF with Content Hidden Depending on a Response to a Form

Would it possible to create a say 3-page PDF document with LaTeX such that On page 1 the reader is presented with a yes/no question through something like a radio button; If the answer is yes, then ...
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how to increase the width of a page to fit the fullscreen mode of pdf

I'm preparing a presentation in beamer. I've noticed some undesirable space if the fullscreen mode is enabled, see the below picture As you can see, the red rectangles show the undesirable space. I ...
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pdfpages not rendering multipage pdfs properly within figure in appendix

I'm trying to insert multipage pdf files in the appendix, using the pdfpages package. I am using [Overleaf][1]. This is the code I'm using after trying a few things: \begin{appendices} ...
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Latex in Ubuntu - alternative to Adobe Acrobat [closed]

I am using Ubuntu and write in latex. I have to create a pdf-file with a password protection. The resulting file must be compatible to adobe acrobat/windows. That means that the person I give the file ...
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Creating a thumb index with LaTeX in book class [duplicate]

I am currently finishing my dissertation which consists of an introduction and three publications labelled A, B and C. The dissertation will be published in a book form and it is customary (in our ...
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tex4ht: include *.pdf image - need condition in configuration file

I use tex4ht to compile my document. In case if user includes .pdf image, I handle this situation in the following way (.cfg file): \Configure{graphics*} {pdf} {\Link[\csname Gin@base\endcsname ...
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(Possible?) How to embed a specific font (not from LaTeX package) to the output PDF?

Say I have a specific font myfont.ttf on my own computer. I have a PDF file created by another software, which uses this font. Then I use beamer (PDFlatex) to include this PDF file the final output ...
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Beamer PDF - repost scripting (PS to PDF) problem with Adobe Acrobat X Pro

By "accident", I found a problem with Acrobat (maybe?). Although, I know constantly Acrobat has its bad reputation. All files are here. With a PDF(Ori_PDF.pdf,440KB) created by Beamer, I use Acrobat ...
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How to separate pdf annotation from the file resource?

Let's suppose that we have an attached file: \immediate\pdfobj stream file {\jobname.tex} \pdfannot width 10pt height 10pt depth 0pt { /Subtype /FileAttachment /FS << /F (file) /Type ...
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Submitting and printing LaTeX PDFs [closed]

I have used LaTeX to write many supplemental essays for my college applications. My father, who just learned of this, says that I need to call the colleges to whom I sent PDFs generated with LaTeX and ...
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Autoscroll multipage figures, avoid jumps in overlays

I have a multipage pdf image and I want to put it into a beamer slide with an itemize environment in overlay. I want the page of the pdf image to automatically scroll each time an item appears. In ...
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How to count the generated pages from a Makefile

I would like to integrate a sanity test in my Makefile that builds multiple PDFs. I would like to count and compare the number of pages generated based on what xelatex outputs during/after the run, ...
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Tangle source code from PDF for literate programs

I want to include raw source code text that can be extracted from a PDF. It looks like this might be possible using PDF layers or OCQ or some kind of accessible option but I can't find a TeX package. ...
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How to attach files in LuaTeX in pdf mode?

I have this code to attach files via dvipdfmx, and it works well: \def\attach#1{% \special{pdf:fstream @file (#1)}% \special{pdf:ann bbox 0 0 10 10 <</Type /Annot /Subtype /FileAttachment ...
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Input JS file within insDLJS environment

The eforms package provides the insDLJS environment to insert document-level JavaScript into a PDF file. It would be convenient (for code reuse and syntax highlighting, among other things) to put the ...
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TeX - make copy/paste difficult? [duplicate]

I have a christmas question for you. I have now tried to copy paste some elements from a document compiled in TeX. Sometimes it looks like this: ❆t ❧❛st✱ ❛♥❞ t❛❦✐♥❣ t❤❡ r✐s❦ ❛ ❜❡✐♥❣ t♦♦ ❛❜str❛❝t✱ ...
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Textfield in table in landscape-format not working

I am working with textfields in a landscape table and the output-pdf is not working correct. When I fill the textfield, the symbols are vertical. What can I do to fix this? Here's some of the code: ...
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Opening a PDF at a specific page

Is it possible unsing the package hyperref to open a PDF that was not created using pdflatex on a specific page? I tried this solution: \href{run./FILE.pdf#page.12}{FILE on page 12}, but that opens ...
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How to produce a pdf of only the current month of an ongoing notebook kept in a single .tex file

I am using this labbook template: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/labbook While originally designed for lab work I am using it to keep a daily record of what I do at work (tech ...
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Blank PDF file in sharelatex with xelatex

I am working on my thesis and to use a fancy font I am using the xelatex converter in sharelatex, so I can work in my thesis on any computer. The problem is that I would like to add figures from ...
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Stop printing non-bold text in bold from PDF file [duplicate]

Despite everything, this problem is still occurring so I have re-opened the question. Even with: \pdfpageattr {/Group << /S /Transparency /I true /CS /DeviceRGB>>} Appended to the ...
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Is it possible to embed a scrollable frame inside a PDF?

(This is an end-of-year crazy question) Is it possible to embed a (scrollable) frame or a PDF inside a PDF? If so, how to do it in (pdf)LaTeX? This is something pretty common in HTML (see for ...
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LaTeX created pdf is causing trouble while printing

I need to have my thesis printed (131 pages front and back, 22MB size). It has several complex figures where you can literally watch how they are "created" when going to the respective pdf-page where ...
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Missing Display Fonts at eps Figure Export from Tikz

This question is similar to the one here. The accepted answer there seems to be working in general, I get a readable .eps-file. If I open it however it looks pixelated and the fonts seem weird. At ...
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\includegraphics renders my pdf at the right side of the page (exceeds page bounds)

I have a pdf that I'd like to insert in my document. When using graphicx or pdfpages the pdf is rendered like this: In the pdf itself, the drawing are pretty centered. What can I do to centralize ...
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Prevent small, automatic spaces from splitting a word

I'm not sure if this is fundamental to LaTeX, or if this depends on the viewer, but I am facing the following phenomenon: \texttt{\textit{C}D} When I run pdflatex and view the result (in Okular) ...
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Latex file saved as .pdf instead of.tex format accidentally [closed]

I have saved my .tex file as .pdf accidentally and I cannot open now this .odf file. How can I recover it? Thanks.
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How to prevent Furigana (Hiragana put above Kanji) from being copied?

The following MWE will generate pages containing Kanji with Furigana. A Furigana is a text put above Kanji to let us know how to pronounce the Kanji. MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xeCJK} ...
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How to use \page[quadruple] while having a cover as last page in ConTeXt?

I am creating a personalised magazine in ConTeXt-LuaTeX. It has a cover (that what you can see before opening the magazine), existing of two .pdf files. It contains several chapters adaptive text, ...
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Package pdftex.def Error file-pics.pdf not found

I'm using chemnum. Conversion of EPS to PDF failed after a Windows updat: ! Package pdftex.def Error: File `file-pics.pdf' not found.See the pdftex.def package documentation for explanation.Type H ...
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EPS images are not placed in the correct position when one converts dvi to pdf

I compile a document in latex with WinEdt 5 and MikTeX 2.9. I have already read eps images turned out to be shifted in pdf file So I checked several things: 1.- The bounding box. I used epstool with ...
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Eps figure is disproportioned in Latex

Often when I insert an EPS figure to Latex its proportions gets messy in the actual PDF. Why so? Working Example: I use miktex, with \usepackage{epstopdf} in the header. This is the include of the ...
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Will my pdf look same in other computers

Say I use a font "foo" in my TeX document. \setmainfont{foo} This font is not free or not widely available on other systems. Will my PDF document will look same in other computers where this ...
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How to insert a pdf as background?

I want to use a pdf page as background for a title page. The pdfpages package does a good job inserting the page, but I can't write my content on it.
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Reduce file size of externalized pdf (tikzpicture)

Has anybody an idea how I can modify, or better reduce, the filesize of the external pdfs of my tikzpictures (tikzexternalize). Due to a high number of images in my phd thesis the file size of the ...
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Extra Curly Braces when creating Xtable using Knitr, after specifiying size

I'm creating a R Markdown document using knitr and am running into trouble using xtable to create a table. My table is very large and I'm trying to reduce the size using the size command in the print ...
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epstopdf embed custom fonts

I am using Texmaker in combination with MikTex. To convert eps files, the package epstopdf is used. In my eps files from Matlab I use the font Utopia but during the conversion, it is replaced by ...
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How can I print multiple pdf pages on top of each other?

I have two pdf pages with text and/or images. I would like to print them on top of each other, on one single page. Text and/or images have to be plotted over each other, transparent (white) regions ...
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PDF image not rendering

A co-worker and I both use Latex. If I create a pdf image to use, it does not show up. However, my co-worker can save an image as a pdf and it renders just fine. Is there documentation about how to ...
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Force equal hinting when combining symbols

I am building a custom operator out of two triangles. But it seems that to the PDF viewers (evince in this case), they are still individual characters and hinted (i.e. pixel-aligned) differently, ...
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Placing page numbers on top of full screen figures

I have a lot of full-page images in my document, right to the edges. Some of them are jpegs, some are pdfs. I need to superimpose page numbers on top of these figures, but generally the figure ...
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Fill pattern for time series with bounds (tikz pgfplots) generates corrupt PDF

I have used the answer from another post, but the generated PDF seems to be corrupted using the suggested code. This post refers to question: Fill pattern for time series with bounds (tikz pgfplots) ...
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Xelatex bad encoding on output [closed]

I'm using the 'xgreek' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex); I can't find out why toc, date etc. seems corrupted (should be in greek) ...
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Unexplained stretching of path automata using tikz in Latex

I'm writing a maths report in Latex which requires drawing Free State Automata. Up until this point in the document, using the tikz package was great, but it is being inexplicably weird. I am trying ...
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includegraphics aspects ratio problem? [closed]

I'm using texmaker. I create my diagrams with excel via a pdf print. When I include this pdf to my document I scale this pdf to the textwidth. The result looks like that the aspect ratio wasn't ...
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\includegraphics of PDF figures

I have a figure in PDF format generated by R including 2 axes with label and markers. I want to include the figure in LaTeX document. When using \includegraphics[width=6cm]{fig.pdf}, the plot is ...
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Paper Size and Margins in PS/PDF [duplicate]

Actually, I am trying to submit some paper to NSERC (Canada's research fund) and they are asking: paper size = 8.5 x 11 margins (all sides) = 0.75in I tried to use the following code in LaTeX ...
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Timing commands within one slide

The commands \transduration{time}\effect (e.g. \transduration{10}\transfade) is used to automatically play slides and elements within a slide. Yet it seems that the parameter "time" has to be constant ...