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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} \usepackage[colorlinks=true,linkcolor=...
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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, ...
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How to disable pdfmarkupcomment?

I filled my thesis with lot of pdfmarkupcomments which come as a part of the package pdfcomment. Is there a way to disable this comments globally. Or should I go manually to every place I made it and ...
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Overlay an included PDF with text [duplicate]

I would like to type on to a PDF document using LaTeX. Using the package pdfpages I can load the PDF in to a TeX document. Is there a way to also overlay my own text, using LaTeX? (In particular, a ...
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Configuring TeXstudio's internal PDF Viewer to open in a maximized window

Is there a way to configure the TeXstudio Internal PDF Viewer to open in a maximized window by default? I was able to make it always open in a window by going to Options/Configure TeXstudio and then ...
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Cannot center pdf image [duplicate]

I'm using sharelatex and pdflatex as a compiler. I am using the memoir class. (It's for a book.) At first I used .png images but the compiler always took too long so I converted all my image files to ...
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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} \chapter{...
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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 ...