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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 ...
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How do I set rgb mode in pdf generated by tex editor?

Somehow I want to set rgb mode in pdf which is compiled by any TeX editor. I don't know other ways to explain it, just, I want my pdf to be in rgb mode after compiling. I heard that it's possible ...
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aeb-pro / example sign

I using MikTeX 2.9. Right now I'm looking at Digitally signing the generated pdf. I ran accross the AcroTeX Education Bundle and am attempting to compile the example sign.tex from the aeb-pro ...
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Is there a viewer command that will close only the current PDF document in TeXnicCenter?

I currently compile .pdf files using TeXnicCenter with the following settings in Build -> Define Output Profiles -> Viewer -> Close document before running LaTeX: Server: AcroViewR11 Command: ...
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texnic-center doesn't output pdf when acrobat already opened [duplicate]

When I try to view an output file of pdf type and at the same time I have a pdf file opened nothing happens: my output isn't opened or shown. I can modify the profiles of texnic-center related to ...
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Poblems with minipages in LyX in main pdf file

I am writing my thesis in LyX. It is in the report class and have two chapters as child documents. Both chapters have objects on mini pages. Both chapters produce fine pdf independently. But in the ...
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moderncv won't create pdf [duplicate]

while I have no errors in the Text, I get a few warnings, from which most are similar: LaTeX Warning: You have requested package 'moderncvheadii', but the package provides 'moderncvheadii'. To me this ...
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How can I preview pdf in adobe reader or other editor instead of Yap using lyx

I recently installed lyx on a new computer. And it seems that I can't preview the pdf in adobe reader or sumatra. The yap software is invoked to preview the pdf. I tried to add the adobe path, change ...
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XeLaTeX output prints fine, pdfLaTeX print fails

I have generated two PDF files from the same source, one via XeLaTeX and the other via pdfLaTeX. The pdfLaTeX file is larger (as already noted in File size difference between XeLaTeX and pdfLaTeX). ...
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Text comes in between two sequential figures [closed]

I have two figures, which I need each appearing in a single column, in an IEEE two-column style paper filling a single page. How to accomplish this? Problem: Text comes in-between from elsewhere and ...
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Missing text in pdf, Covington, TeXShop, XeLaTeX

The abbreviated covington portion of the sample below will not come out in the pdf. It use to before I tried a different Devanagari font. Please help. TIA!! \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{article} ...
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automatically update the pdf preview when compiling with Latexmk

In Texmaker program, when using LatexMk to compile, the PDF is generated but is not automatically displayed in the preview section - one would have to hit the second arrow (left side of View PDF) to ...
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problem with highlighting single words with adobe reader in iPad

It seems awful that I can't highlight an individual word in adobe reader in ipad. Selecting words are done randomly. In some cases, it does highlight an individual word whereas in other cases, it ...
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LaTex: hyperref package and the toc as displayed by the pdf viewing program

I have a roblem with LaTex involving the hyperref package. Consider the following example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \section{Some section} ...
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How do I make my exported PDF searchable?

I export an English document to PDF using pdflatex on LyX. The resulting PDF is not searchable (although all the external embedded PDFs that I included as graphics are searchable). Also, when I ...
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Problem to crop edges when creating pdf using standalone package

I am trying to make a pdf figure comprised of several other figures arranged in a table manner. I am using the standalone documentclass. However the results I get are far from optimal. I am using ...
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\includegraphics{<pdf image>} is dropping items (comments) from the <pdf image> file. Can pdfTeX support inclusion of PDF 1.6?

I have a pdf file, one page. When included in Latex using \includegraphics, the resulting image (in the compiled pdf) is not the same as what in the image pdf file that was included. It dropped a ...
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LyX claims it's exporting a PDF, but it isn't

I recently reinstalled both LyX and MiKTeX (on Win10, if it matters), hoping to fix a longstanding error where I couldn't export to pdf via pdflatex. Now, instead, no pdf exports work. It reports that ...
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Why is a PDF 1.7 graphics imported by XeTeX from TeXLive 2015 not visible in a PDF viewer altough it was visible in the past?

I have been using XeLaTeX to make slides for my lectures since 2013. When recompiling my slides this year, I noted that some PDF images imported by \includegraphics macro become invisible. XeLaTeX ...
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Make small caps copyable as capital letters in PDF

I'm using pdflatex to typeset a document where the style guide mandates that acronyms be written in small caps. So for example, I might write, Hearing aids do not cure \textsc{aids}. to produce ...
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points of R plot (saved to pdf) are not showing up with pdflatex

I am generating a pdf plot with R: library("ROCR") p <- c(0.226809355461365, 0.230331183191861, 0.245193329547248, 0.230982114615013, 0.231497802927267, 0.2296662312173, 0.224856867748048, ...
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XeLaTeX pdfpages file size

I am using XeLaTeX to write my application. Everything was fine so far, but no I am adding pdf files with my certificates and the files size XeLatex is generating is about 36MB. Whereas the files I am ...
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Landscape page, PDF section title float

So here's my problem: I have a page in my thesis report which is in landscape orientation. A PDF file is on this page. This page also needs a (section) title. However this title is floating somewhere ...
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Transparancy/color gradient not displayed in every PDF viewer [closed]

For my CV I used headlines with color gradients. Now I recently discovered that the headlines are not displayed in some PDF viewers (e.g. the gmail preview of an pdf). On my Mac in the Preview App or ...
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RefugeePhrasebook - help needed to produce PDF [closed]

Hello everyone (and sorry for x-posting), I want to call your attention to a volunteer project that has been very active in the last couple of weeks, aiming to collectively produce and distribute ...
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2nd build to PDF stops with 3 errors when previous PDF is still open - Texniccenter 2.02, MikTex, [duplicate]

IT reimaged my PC (Windows 7) and I had to reinstall all the software they don't have on their standard image - including MikTeX and TeXniccenter. If I try to compile and output a PDF the second ...
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PDF previewer with latextools / sublime in Linux?

I use Ubuntu and Sublime2. I was reading through the latextools readme, and got .tex files to compile and produce a PDF file with latextools in sublime. However, I thought that the PDF was supposed ...
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Set default pdf viewer in BibDesk

Is it yet possible to set the default PDF viewer in BibDesk? And if so how? I can't find anything within recent years about this, was heavily discussed about 5+ years ago. I know that I can open ...
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What checks do you make to ensure correctness/consistency of a LaTeX generated research article?

Of course, proofreading the entire article is the best way to catch errors in consistency, but often we submit articles very close to the deadline. Therefore, a list of standard quick checks would be ...
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pdf inclunding print version (in b/w)

is it possible to include in a pdf with colours (no images but some simple vector graphics created by tikz) also information for a black an white print (or a print in general), ie. defining that a ...
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Interactive graphs in PDF file with Latex?

There are several questions which are asking similar question, but not exactly. I'm looking for a tool/method in Latex to generate really interactive graphs, when by dragging something on the graph ...
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Insert an external PDF file in LyX file

I am trying to add my 10 pages external PDF file in between the LyX document. But when I convert my whole file in PDF version the external file only shows its first page. What should I do now?
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Workaround for the animations in Beamer? How to convert a pdf presentation to a Sozi svg?

I want to use Beamer to write my presentations, mainly because I can use TikZ code on it. I also use to include png and pdf figures, so I like to compile with pdflatex. However, I'm starting to hate ...
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TexStudio - Why is there no text on my pdf document?

My problem is that I can compile my document, but when I open it, I can't see any text or figures, only equations. I have no idea where to start checking, the only message that I get is that the ...
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How to add pdf photo to LaTex? [closed]

I have created a diagram using word drawing, however, when I saved it as a pdf and exported it with LaTeX the figure seem to be the whole page and could not adjust it only the figure size. If anyone ...
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Open PDF Viewer to Edit Location?

Some LaTeX tools such as texmaker open the PDF viewer to the last modified location after compilation. To clarify, I edit tex source, compile, and the PDF viewer automatically navigates to the ...
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Why isn't my title showing up?

Note: This question's answer does not apply to my question. I've written just about the simplest .tex file I can imagine: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{The Influence of ...
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Why are many pdf-readers under windows unable to open my pdf-files created with pdflatex under linux/ubuntu distribution texlive [closed]

This is a question concerning two areas. OSs and creating pdf-documents from LaTex-scripts. The point is the following. When I create a pdf-file under Linux using pdflatex, I can open the file under ...
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TikZ image breaks PDF printing [closed]

I have a strange conundrum. I created this image in TikZ: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[color=black!30!white,line ...
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Can not find symbols in latex [duplicate]

I am new in latex and I need to express the following symbols: &, &&, ^, | , || , <, <=, >, >= , == , != , % When I write them in that way, nothing happens on the document. ...
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Print problem with 3D pgfplots (surf, shader=interp)

I recently encountered the same problem as in this post and since it still seems to be unsolved, I wanted to add a few details to it hoping that someone can help. I create a pdf in Texshop (Version ...
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How can I make LaTex typeset a PDF regardless of an error?

When LaTex encounters an error in the .tex window (source) it reports the error in the console when I hit 'typeset' but does NOT produce a PDF. This is particularly distressing when I'm 40 pages into ...
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Embed .pdf file into latex-document goes wrong

I have the following problem: .... (here some text1) (here should the .pdf file appear) (here some text2) .... I need that order which you can see above. But the situation is that .pdf file ...
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Troubles with brackets while zooming [duplicate]

When I'm zooming the compiled document, all brackets and similar figures look like on the screen. I've already installed cm-super, so I don't have troubles with the font, but, I have no an idea why ...
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Expand bookmark by single-clicking on it

Probably being too pedantic but is it possible to expand a bookmark by single clicking on it? Emphasis on single clicking! I know it is possible to expand a bookmark by double clicking, but I want to ...
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Opening a non-PDF file clicking on a bookmark

I know it is possible to open a PDF file using bookmarks. But is it possible to open a non-PDF file by clicking on a bookmark? I've read all documentation from hyperref and bookmark packages but ...
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Invalid page tree PDF [closed]

I have a generated LaTeX (python scripts, getting data from different sources) document which is then compiled into a pdf with pdfLaTeX. Generally the structure of the document is the following ...
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Too big pdf images in latex file? [closed]

I have six 4MB pdf images of Excel graphs included in my latex code and now the compiler has much problem to load and update. Can images become too big in terms of memory or shouldn't that be a ...
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Splitting pdf file pages from middle of each page into two pages [closed]

I wonder how to split a pdf file pages from middle of each page into two pages (See here for reference). In past I was using pdfscissor in Windows 7 and Gscan2pdf and ScanTailor in Ubuntu 14.04. Now ...