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Includepdf causes an error message from pgfplots externalization

I have a file test.pdf which I include in a document containing also an externalized pgfplots picture. When I compile the following code, I get the error message Sorry, the system call pdflatex ... ...
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TeXworks with XeLaTeX + MakeIndex + BiBTeX + shell escape?

I have tried following this answer, but it gives me: xelatex.exe: Invalid command-line option xelatex.exe: Data: unknown option Shell-escape is required for minted, and is enabled for ...
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Insert tex code in pdf document as metadata [duplicate]

I am trying to save the LaTeX code needed for generating some document in the document itself as metadata. So far I found the command to set the pdf metadata using the hyperref package but now I am ...
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Adding to a pdf file the LaTeX code to generate it [duplicate]

I often make some pdf files (not so long) using LaTeX. I often need to later modify these files and I often can not do this because I lost the tex source file. You will say: "Be more careful!".... ...
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Telling Tikz/Tex to produce raster instead of vector in resulting PDF

I am using MikTeX and Tikz package to generate images (playing cards on A4 paper). The result is nice, but slow (too many vector objects, printing is hell slow). Is there a way to directly tell TeX ...
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Why does animate package produce a strange PDF file that always prompts us before closing?

% test.tex \documentclass[preview,border=12pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} Why does animate package produce a strange PDF file \\that always prompts us before closing? ...
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Converting PDF to EPS results in low resolution rasterization

I have a problem with image converting for scientific manuscript. I have been using gnuplot to make graphs, using TikZ terminal, and finally generating the figure as a PDF with LaTeX. It results in a ...
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Error with pdf latex output “The font 'Roman' contains bad /Widths”

I have a paper written in latex with few figures. The figures were drawn with the powerpoint and converted to pdf and included in the latex source. When I generate the pdf form latex, and open it in ...
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Print A6 on A6 paper [closed]

I've set a document with a couple of pages in A6: \usepackage[paperheight=4.13in,paperwidth=5.83in, margin=0.5cm]{geometry} The pages in the PDF I get as a result are indeed A6 sized. When I try to ...
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Configuring Org-mode to open PDFs with evince

sorry for asking this kind of question here... but didn't know who else could help me with this. I'm starting to use org-mode to export text to LaTeX. My problem is that it opens the generated PDF ...
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Inserting a portion of a PDF as an image

I want to insert some images from some sources in my latex document. I have taken the screenshots and saved each image as a PDF in my system. However, this PDF has image saved in A4 size while my ...
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TeXstudio automatically creates too many associated files [duplicate]

I am using TeXstudio 2.6.2. It is very powerful and easy to use. However, when I do Build & View, it not only builds a .pdf file, but also creates a lot of files including .gz, .log, .blg, .bbl, ...
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Why doesn't WinEdt 8.0 produce PDF output? [closed]

I am using WinEdt in Windows 7. A problem occurs when I am trying to compile a LaTeX file with PDFLaTeX. After compilation it does not produce any PDF file and even existing PDF files are deleted. ...
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Making “C♯” on my resume searchable

As discussed on How to make the correct hash-symbol in C Sharp, I chose to render the name of the C# language on my resume as C$^\sharp$ I'd like to keep that typographical touch. But I'm afraid ...
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Dynamically change images in a LyX File

I am using LyX and have created a document that includes numerous images. I'm wondering if it's possible to reference the path and file name to the images in LyX so that when I compile and create my ...
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Google Translate cannot read a .PDF made in LaTeX [closed]

I have received a .pdf document from a colleague who uses LaTeX (I use Office products and have no knowledge of LaTeX at all). The document however is written in German, a language I speak, but not ...
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pdf file size doubled in xelatex

all was fine with my using XeLaTex in TexWorks. It generated nice 6Mb pdf files. Suddenly, yesterday, i started getting 12Mb pdf files. What could be the reason for that? Ok, i can illustrate this, ...
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Embed fonts in XeLaTeX PDF output?

How do I embed fonts in XeLaTeX's PDF output? I am printing directly onto my printer, which requires PDF, EPS or PS input with embedded fonts.
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How do you allow math-mode characters to be displayed in the PDF index? [duplicate]

I have a few greek characters and subscripts in some chapter titles. When I use hyperref to create a PDF index, these math-mode characters are dropped from the titles in the index. Is it possible to ...
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dvi to pdf error: unknown token SDict, Interpretting PS code failed

How to clear this error, i cant produce dvi to pdf: ** WARNING ** Unknown token "SDict" ** WARNING ** Interpreting PS code failed!!! Output might be broken!!! ** WARNING ** Interpreting special ...
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LaTeX - Image not showing up

I am writing up some coursework using LaTeX, and I wanted to import a diagram, however when I did the image did not appear in the compiled pdf. The image has been exported as a eps file, and also as a ...
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pdflatex without ghostscript to preserve transparency of included pdfs

I'm trying to include a pdf with a transparent gradient using pdflatex from texlive installed with macports. Using the article class (not standalone), the transparency of the included pdf is lost when ...
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Create a PDF with non-embedded base fonts

Quoting Wikipedia: Times, Courier, Helvetica, Symbol, and Zapf Dingbats... or suitable substitute fonts with the same metrics, must always be available in all PDF readers and so need not be ...
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TexMaker's internal PDF-viewer crashes when there is figure

I have been using TexMaker for one year and everything was pretty smooth until recently. Right now as long as there is a figure in the pdf, when I compile the file (successfully) and scroll down to ...
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pdf figure missing text elements in beamer presentation

I have a beamer presentation that I am typesetting using pdflatex in TeXworks (version 0.4.5 r.1280) on a Mac. The page that's giving me trouble is: \frame{ \frametitle{Loch Ness Monster Histogram} ...
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open pdf at current page using TeXnicCenter and Adobe Reader, or should I use another setup?

Is it nowadays possible to open the compiled pdf at that position, where the last change happend, using the aforementioned TeXnicCenter and Adobe Reader? I used my favourite search engine ;) but ...
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Page Number in Lyx

I would like to know how one would go about finding if you have started another page in Lyx. Is there anyway within the Lyx GUI to show where a new page will begin or end ? At the moment ..I am ...
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Exported PDF's font [duplicate]

I'm sorry if this is basic, but I've searched a lot and found none. Is there a way to change the font that appears on the PDF? To Nanumgothic specifically? I've tried with TeXmaker and Texworks and ...
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hypertarget works for files but not URLs

I want to link directly to a \hypertarget inside a document. If works file to file, but not to URL. The linking MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Artifacts from Latex configuration showing in output

I've written some Latex in my Doxygen comment that looks like this... /*! @note @latexonly \documentclass{article} \usepackage{courier} \lstset{basicstyle=\footnotesize\ttfamily} \begin{document} ...
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336 views

How can I achieve having logical page numbers shown in acrobat reader?

I am using (plain) TeX (not LaTeX or any other ...TeX). I want a pdf file made from my TeX-source/output that is able to have acrobat reader shown logical page numbers. My document’s preface page ...
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How can I reference a page in another pdf, which I have no control over?

I want to reference a specific page in another pdf document. There is also a bookmark on that page, which I could use. However, I have no control over the other document, and maybe it wasn't even ...
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Latex changing lowercase with uppercase in a text

I'm new in Latex. My problem is that Latex changing lowercase letter with uppercase letter when convert my text to pdf. I am writting my thesis. Only have two pages. The first page is done all in ...
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Creating PDF (resume) suitable for automated text extraction

I have created a nice LaTeX resume. However, having uploaded it to an online job search I am worried the automated extraction does not perform well. Are there any specific packages or other tips to ...
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compilation problem related to solution to “output multiple pdf files” : PLEASE HELP [duplicate]

Can someone please explain to me how to make the example sample solution, work with some actual text content? In particular, exact steps of compilation under a Unix environment... and a sample input ...
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Printer not printing = sign and curly brackets [closed]

Some mathematical symbols do not print on paper when I send the compiled PDF to the network printer. So far I am having problems with the = sign. It does not always print though it appears on PDF - on ...
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Approach to creating graphics in book - TikZ, SVG, PDF, Inkscape?

I have a series of "charts" I created with Excel (before discovering LaTeX) to show the ROM character patterns for an old computer for inclusion in a book on retrocomputing. My dilemma is how to ...
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Font problem in PDF Output since updating LyX

First time poster, long time reader! I recently updated LyX from version 2.0.4 to 2.0.6. The LaTeX compiler is MikTeX 2.9, and the default output is pdflatex. Since updating Lyx though, the output of ...
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Tooltips compatible with Mac OS X preview.app

I would like to achieve hover-over tooltips for bibtex entires as mentioned in this previous question, but all solutions (e.g. involving cooltooltips, fancytooltips) do not seem to be compatible with ...
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Strange EPS to PDF translate error in MacTeX

I have an EPS file that was created with DataGraph. When this EPS is viewed with Photoshop or Preview (which converts it to PDF) it correctly shows the word "Interior": However if I let MacTeX ...
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Collapse/expand in document [closed]

Perhaps this is a dumb question. I write a small pdf-book on coding and use there many examples using listings package. But the amount of code expands text too much, for every 5 lines of text there ...
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Montage multiple PDF images, scaled to each other's dimensions, on a single PDF page?

I though "montage" would be the most appropriate term here, since in Latex we mostly deal with multi-page documents (and I was afraid that terms like "concatenate", "append", "collect" etc. could be ...
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Creating accessible PDFs using Latex? [duplicate]

I am working at a governmental office and we are required to only produce accessible PDF files. In practice that means that generated PDFs have to pass Adobe's accessibility checker or the "PDF ...
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Texmaker: showing the same old pdf

I recently installed Mepis on my computer, so I had to install LiveTex, TeXmaker, etc. from scratch. Everything works fine in TeXmaker, except for the .pdf. Every time I compile and want to see the ...
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printing colored borders of hyperref package (latex)

I Want to print the borders of hyperref package in LaTeX. Using the package \usepackage{hyperref}, in the pdf file, some borders (red, green, etc) appears. When the document is printed the borders ...
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Problem with Lyx PDFPages - no page numbers on inserted PDFs

I have a problem with inserting PDFs into my lyx document. I (perhaps stupidly) have made my figures all into one page each (created using powerpoint, then PDFing them), then inserted them using ...
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pdf output back to aux [duplicate]

Can a PDF file be used to generate a Latex (Tex Studio, etc) file with aux. files? A PDF was generated from an original Latex file but I lost the Tex files and only have the PDF.
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PNG figures in black and white

I'm trying to include a png figure and it works when I see it in dvi, but the ps comes in black and white. If I compile directly to pdf there is no problem. However I'm using psTricks for a different ...
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Missing jump to source

I used to be able to right click on the pdf and the bottom of the list would be a "jump to source" option which would take me to the source code where I had clicked on the pdf. It is no longer there ...
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PdfTexify versus dvi2pdf: problem with eps figure

I have problem to get eps pictures when I use PdfTexify in WinEdt 8.0 (MikTeX 2.9). It works if I use dvi2pdf, but I prefer PdfTexify, because it allows me to include attachments in pdf file as well ...