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Changing the pdf page size for Springer LaTeX Template

I am using the Springer template svmono to write my professor's geometry textbook. After compiling in Texmaker, I received a pdf file with page size 21.587cm x 28cm. I want to change it into 16cm x ...
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Disappearing text in pdf image?

I want to insert a pdf image of a graph into a LaTeX document and rotate it by 90 degrees. The image is below: To do this, I'm using the following code: \begin{figure}[t] ...
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pdflatex, dvips: cannot determine size of graphic in … (no Bound ingBox)

I know that there are threads related to this, but it is really painful... I would like to insert images saved from a tool into latex. The images could be saved in any format of the followings: PNG, ...
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NewDocumentCommand-defined command in bookmark

I have a scenario where xparse's \NewDocumentCommand has a regression compared to any alternative I know, including ones defining robust commands. So I'm avoiding \NewDocumentCommand in this case, but ...
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XeTeX & Overprinting

My printing house asked me to set black overprint feature on for my book which includes a lot of background images. I have no idea what is overprinting and after spending a long time of googling I ...
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Copy-pasting leading whitespace and blank lines in listings package (pdf) [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the listings package to typeset some code in a PDF document, in a way that allows me to copy-paste the resulting code. This mostly works well, if ...
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XeTeX (xdvipdfmx) Option to reduce all graphics to 300dpi

I am preparing a Document to be downloadable from the web. The original file has some really high resolution images included (png result images, some >1200dpi), so the original file is 23 MB. Using a ...
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create a link to open another pdf, not in the current directory [duplicate]

How can I make a hyperlink to a pdf file located somwhere out of the current directory of .tex file? For example, my .tex file is located in C:\myWritings and the pdf file to be linked in the tex is ...
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Problems with font display under Adobe Reader [duplicate]

I am using the commercial fonts "Flexo" and "Brix Slab" with XeLaTeX: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setmainfont{HVD Fonts - BrixSlab-Light.otf} ...
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Compressing with Ghostscript - transparency turns cyan

I'm about to finish my paper on fractals, and because fractals can get very detailed I'm including a lot of EPS files at high DPI and lots of pictures... And that way the 40 pages long PDF is nearly ...
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Low quality in tex->dvi->ps->pdf

I took a screenshot an then saved as EPS using photoshop. This EPS looks well as it's original source. I use the following code to insert the image: \begin{figure}[H]\begin{center} \centering ...
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What is a trapped pdf? [closed]

I noticed in the hyperref documentation that there is an entry for pdftrapped in the hypersetup. I went over google to find out what it was, but all I came up with was this: ...
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amsmath.sty And bad compilation! [closed]

I am experiencing problems with teXMaker and my latex TeXLive installation. I CANNOT obtain a good compilation from math. amsmath.sty not found error plus a bad pdflatex output (without fractions ...
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Font package needed for PDF built using TEX?

This question might sound stupid (I am not a CS major). I built my grad school application resume using Latex (based on a CS grad suggestion :) ) and successfully generated the required PDF. I ...
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Automatic PDF generation, image scaling

I am currently working with GitHub's wiki and I have markdown pages in the wiki that I would like to convert to PDF files. I have a script that uses Kramdown, bash/sed/grep and custom HTML tags for ...
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Windows 8 TTF font problems

We are building a small app which produces a .pdf out of a TeX document. Therefore we copied the pdflatex.exe (pdftex.exe, pdftex.dll) and its configs and packages out of TeXlive 2013. To handle ttf ...
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Fullscreen PDF, Adobe Acrobat and other PDF viewers

I want that my pdf opens in fullscreen mode by default and I use the following command : \hypersetup{pdfpagemode=FullScreen} This works fine when I open the pdf with Adobe Acrobat but does not ...
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Hyperlink in moderncv with acrobat reader

The hyperref in moderncv for urls and the email address cannot be opened with adobe acrobat reader. The links are working in other pdf readers. It's only an issue with moderncv opened in adobe acrobat ...
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Multipage pdf not displaying correctly in Lyx

I have a pdf file with multiple images that I want to insert into my Lyx document as individual images. I've managed to successfully do it as described here using the \includegraphics method. ...
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Copyright metadata into Adobe Reader using pdflatex

Ok, first of all I'm quite aware there are a couple of question that address this issue. More in specific: How to add copyright information to PDF metadata Eliminate/Edit PDF properties added by ...
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Generating a separate pdf file of tables and figures from a latex file?

Is it possible to generate a pdf of figures and tables of a paper from latex itself? I saw Journals and Conferences asking for a separate file of tables and figures. In this question, questioner ...
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How to ignore missing images when compiling?

I can't find a pdf figure that goes into a latex document that I am trying to edit. Obviously with the file missing, the document can't compile. Is there some way to edit the file without ...
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pdfpages breaks display of small caps [duplicate]

I try to create proceedings with a uniform title page for individual pdfs that I get from the authors. I use pdfpages for this. The individual pdfs are included and I add title information (not shown ...
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TeXstudio not correctly working on Mac OS X

Yesterday I installed TeXstudio on my Ubuntu system. I realized it has nice functions like "jump to PDF" (goes to PDF and highlights the marked text) and "go to source code" (goes to the source code ...
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How can I open an online .pdf to a specific page from a LaTeX generate .pdf from footnote? [duplicate]

I'm try to open a .pdf to a specific page from my pdf generate using pdflatex, this is a valid urlthat do what I want in my browser: http://www.icomos.org/charters/venice_e.pdf#page=4 #page=4 ...
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Is it possible to use both hyperxmp and xmpincl in LaTeX?

I am trying to add other xmp metadata to a pdf file which is not covered by hyperxmp. I tried to use both hyperxmp and xmpincl. Building the project in TeXnicCenter produces no errors, so I am ...
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Output PDF not showing bookmarks

Just completed writing an article using ASME template and I found that the output PDF is not showing bookmarks in navigation bar. Any tips on how to fix it? ...
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How do I use same figure multiple times?

Is there a way to use same figure multiple times -- without reinserting it? That is I don't want to pay it's weigth several times in the output pdf file. I remember I saw someone telling adjustbox ...
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Error after exiting pdf in Texmaker and SumatraPdf

After compiling the document below: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{background} \usepackage{lipsum} \newcommand{\edpeercopyright}[2]{% {\small\color{black}Copyright \copyright\ ...
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TeXnicCenter hangs on pdf build [closed]

I am having the issue that when I try to build any file that includes => pdf, teXnicCenter immediately hangs, eventually builds, hangs again, eventually opens Adobe, hangs again, eventually opens the ...
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Import pdf image into LaTeX file

I am trying to insert some ready image-pdf files to my LaTeX code but failed. My code is \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Matlab Laprint and jpg,pdf figures [duplicate]

For my thesis I would like to have the best quality and therefore I use laprint.m this generates an EPS and TeX file of my figures from Matlab (R2007b). The following is installed on my computer ...
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Why do I get a bitmap font on one computer but a vector font on another for the same document?

I am generating a pdf using pdflatex from the same latex file on three different computers. The pdf is generated without any warnings on all three computers and it looks almost identical. The one ...
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How do I make Portable Document Format — portable? [duplicate]

I prepared a document in XeLaTeX in Linux, fonts embedded, then I went to a printing guy on windows + lots of Adobe tools, and pdf looks the other way on his machine: some fonts get scaled which ...
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ConTeXt SciTE tries to open sumatrapdf by default

I just installed SciTE and ConTeXt on windows using the directions from this website http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Windows_Installation:_ConTeXt_Suite_with_SciTe And it appears everything works but ...
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File extension .pdf automatically added to link

Here's a minimal example: % File: test.tex \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[pdftex]{hyperref} \hypersetup{colorlinks=true} \begin{document} (1) Rendered as link (red). Normal behaviour. ...
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Using Open Sans font with LaTeX: Alphabetic chars right, numeric chars wrong

I've downloaded the Open Sans font from CTAN for use in MiKTeX on Windows (using pdfLaTeX). After the download, I just copied all the files into the MiKTeX root directory (= texmf). As described ...
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Dynamically set if environment should be printed [duplicate]

Is it possible to tell LaTeX whether or not some environments should be printed in the output PDF file? I want to create one version of my document with "extended" examples and another with fewer ...
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PDF TextField - Draw baseline

right now i'm investigating the options of latex and creating fillable pdf's. Before, I used OpenOffice but it doesn't provide that much formatting options for indiviual usage. So right now I found ...
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how to automatically open pdf file after dvi2ps2pdf in emacs

i want to let emacs automatically open pdf file after i type C-c C-c dvi2ps2pdf RET, so i add the following code in my .emacs file ;;dvi2ps2pdf (add-to-list 'TeX-command-list (list "dvi2ps2pdf" " ...
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Included PDF as first page creates empty page before it

For my thesis I have to use a specific first page, which is only available as Word. I filled it and saved it as PDF and included it with my thesis with ...
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Interactive surface plot with pgfplots

I know that it is possible to embed three-dimensional files into PDFs with \LaTeX which can then actively be interacted with by the reader (see here for example). I have a surface plot I made with ...
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Xetex Hebrew PDF output problem in Lyx

I am trying to compile a document that contains both English and Hebrew. The problem is, that although I have selected Documents | Settings | Use non-tex fonts via XeTeX |LuaTeX, there is no option to ...
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tikzipicture have different arrow tip colors in pdf output and dvi output

i have the following mwe \documentclass[tikz,border=4pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[->,>=angle 45,scale=3,ultra thick] \draw[help lines] ...
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Merging duplicate embedded fonts

I use many PDF images (converted from SVG) in my LaTeX document (which I create with pdflatex). I noticed that there are a lot of duplicate embedded subset fonts in my final document. I know this is ...
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Crop image using pdfcrop (has footer item)

I'm trying to crop the following image and I'd like to use pdfcrop to do it. The footer causes a problem though. So I did something like this pdfcrop --margin '0 0 0 -50' CircuitSimulation.pdf and ...
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Insert 2 PDF pages presentation per Book page, keeping the header/footer style of the book

I would like to insert a presentation pdf (which contains several pages - Landscape format) in my report (book Style) keeping the header and footer of the report, 2 slides per pages. I am wondering ...
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Recover from a pdf beamer presentation another pdf beamer presentation without the pauses

I have a beamer made PDF presentation which include pauses, and therefore double pages with the same content displayed slide by slide. I don't have the TEX code unfortunately. I would like to to ...
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Jump from PDF line into .Rnw (with Skim)

I have a LaTeX document saved as .Rnw which I compile with Sweave to get a .tex document and finally-once compiled with LaTeX, a PDF. Now with Skim I can jump from a line in the PDF back into the ...
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PDF Colour Space and ConTeXt

Background Trying to create a PDF that includes a vectorized cover page having transparent colours. I would like the PDF to have the same appearance in Acrobat Reader, Firefox PDF Viewer, Foxit ...