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Jump between PDF and source file using a document split into master and child

I am searching for an editor which is capable to jump between lines in PDF view and source view, even if the document is split into multiple files. In my case I have a master, witch defines the ...
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How to recover lost .tex files [closed]

Initial position I recently bought a new computer, and I thought I have backed up all of my LaTeX files and documents from my old computer onto an external hard drive. Upon searching for old LaTeX ...
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Get TeX to work with jsPdf [closed]

jsPdf is a Javascript library that creates pdf documents on the fly. This is very useful to me as I have a familiarity with Javascript and I want to be able to do this operation server-side. ...
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Bookmarks not linking with Table of Figures and Bibliography properly

I've been trying to get the bookmark package to work with my thesis, and for the most part I'm happy with the results; however, I'm having some problems with the links for the Table of Figures and ...
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Are mouse over definitions of acronyms possible?

I have a lot of acronyms in my thesis and I am using the acro package. I would like to know if there is an option to make it possible for the acronyms within the thesis to display a mouse over ...
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Damaged PDF file after linearization using qpdf apparently not caused by (La)TeX input [closed]

Edit3: I've updated the title, hopefully satisfying the people saying this item is off-topic: The reason I think this post does have value to this community is that the answer maybe off-topic (i.e. a ...
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Adding custom metadata values to a PDF file

Is it possible to create custom metadata key/values for a PDF file? I can see (from other questions here) how to add title, author, keywords etc. However, I'm creating transcriptions of historical ...
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overriding \section{} and stripping decorations out of LaTeX source string

I am trying to solve a problem that I have with Pandoc's LaTeX output ([1]; I have implemented a patch to Pandoc itself but I am also looking for a LaTeX only solution, in case the patch is not ...
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Making A Collection of Files Searchable

I have a request, one of which I am not certain attainable. Recently I have gone from taking notes in Evernote, to just taking notes using my latex distribution, by reason of the fact that whenever I ...
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Preview of “hyperlinks” in PDF [duplicate]

Let's say I am using the hyperref package, which automatically hyperlinks eqref, cite, etc. I know its a stretch, but has anyone ever encountered a PDF viewer (I'm very happy with Sumatra) that can ...
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How to resove “job aborted, file error in nonstop mode” error in Texmaker (64-bit)?

First post here. Hope it's not ignorant. I am using Texmaker on Ubuntu 12.10 with PDFlatex. I am running a 64-bit machine. Fresh install of Linux and Texmaker, I am quite used to Texmaker, not sure ...
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Postscript, EPS and PSTricks: what are the differences at this conditions? [closed]

The program that I use as an editor for vector based images is able to export using the following standards: Postscript 2 and 3 ( .ps ) PSTricks macro written in Latex ( .tex ) Eps ( .eps ) SVG ( ...
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How do I get rid of the white space around included graphics? [duplicate]

I know that my question may be a duplicate, but I couldn't find a solution that worked for me elsewhere on the site. Here is the MWE : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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sidewaysfigure and landscape

I have some figures which I wish to display in landscape, with rotated captions. I can achieve this fine using the sidewaysfigure environment from the rotating package. I want to also ensure that ...
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Pandoc-generated PDF contains large images, how can I make them fit into the page?

I am using pandoc to generate pdf output out of my markdown code. So far, it works fine without any warning or error, except the fact that figures are large, so that some figures get cut and don't fit ...
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Using LaTeX, can we prevent others from editing pdf file properties? [duplicate]

After opening a .pdf file with Adobe Acrobat, go through menu File->Properties->Description tab, we can see the fields such as Author, Subject, Title, Keywords etc. If the .pdf file is created with ...
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Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string [duplicate]

My document contains section titles that are formatted by the listings package. (The section names are names of configure script switches.) ...
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Generating LaTeX code from scanned LaTeX pdf [duplicate]

I have a paper copy of some old LaTeX notes, but I lost the source file. If I scanned them as a .pdf, does any OCR software exist that could convert the scanned .pdf to LaTeX source (.tex)? I also ...
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Is there a way to extract the source .tex from a pdf file? [duplicate]

I have a pdf file that I'm positive was originally set up in TeX. Is there a way to extract the original markup from this? If it's any help, I work with Windows 7 and MikTeX 2.9
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Can't zoom on u3d object in pdf

I am trying to make pdfs with u3d objects embedded, however when doing so I note that I cannot zoom in on the object, either by scrolling, or switching to the zoom tool. Interestingly, the pan tool ...
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Interactive PDF - Click thumbnail images to open in quicklook like window

Is it possible to create an interactive PDF where you can click a scaled down embedded image and it opens it up large in a preview like window hovering in front of the open PDF? Sort of like the PDF ...
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Splitting(!) one latex document into two pdf outputs including references

I have a quite huge thesis-latex-document with lots of references to the appendix. The whole document I would like to split into two pdf-files. That means: I would like to have the thesis and the ...
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How to include (print) Latex source code in generated pdf?

I want to include the source code of my latex generated pdf file in the pdf file itself as printed text. Is there any way to do this?
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How to mark and secure a PDF document for distribution? [duplicate]

This might not be a 100% LaTeX question since it is a matter of PDFs, but I think that the LaTeX crowd is the most appropriate audience for it. I have an unpublished research paper that I am writing ...
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Figures much clearer in the internal PDF-Viewer

I have a problem: In my thesis I added some figures via: \begin{figure}[H] \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{figure.png} \caption{blablabla} \label{Abb.1} \end{center} ...
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What is the scheme of fonts naming in PDFs generated by LaTeX and other software?

Most of PDF viewing software allows one to see documents properties, in particular, fonts used in them. Some viewers (e.g. Okular of KDE) even allow to extract such fonts to TTF files. I always ...
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Video embedded into the PDF of a LaTeX beamer document as flash makes Acrobat Reader 9.4.1 crash on slide transition

I have tried to embed a .flv video file into a PDF using either the package flashmovie or the package media9 together with beamer and pdfLaTeX, as described, for instance, here. The video is shown ...
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PDF files included with `includegraphics` and `pdfpages` don't show some pdf elements

The problem is that if I make comments, text boxes, lines, etc. with a PDF viewer-editor like, in my case, PDF Exchange Viewer, in a PDF image to be included any of that ways, that marks don't show in ...
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How do pages included with \includepdf using pdfpages differ from regular pdf pages produced by pdflatex?

I wondered if anybody could explain what differences there are in the PDF which would differentiate pages produced by running pdflatex on the .tex file where the code is part of that file and pages ...
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Error: PDF File not found after compiling

I'm using TeXmaker on a Mac. I created my .tex file. I compiled it and the editor tells me that the .log file is created and the PDF file is written. Then, when I click on view PDF, it gives me the ...
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Distiller-option in TeXShop: Ghostscript vs. Apple Distiller

Today I noticed that in the last panel of the TeXShop options I can choose between Ghostscript and Apple Distiller as the "Distiller" of my Document. Any pros and cons for these alternatives? Is ...
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pdfLatex warning : PDF inclusion : invalid other resource which is no dict : ignored

i am receiving this problem when attempting to add an existing PDF into a latex document pdfTeX warning: /usr/texbin/pdflatex (file ./filename.pdf): PDF inclusion : invalid other resource which is ...
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A wheel of fortune [closed]

To motivate my students to participate I have divided my class into teams. I want to randomly draw the name of a team to come to board. And of course I want to do it the hard way. I want a PDF file ...
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How to modify font contrast

I compiled my LaTeX document in a new computer running Win7 and it seems that the font contrast while checking the resulting pdf document is severely decreased without having changed anything in my ...
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Find changes in pdf directly [duplicate]

I would like to track my corrections in the pdf format simply. Actually after every running I wanna avoid scroll to specified pages of changes. is there anyway to manage that?
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PDF figure can be seen only on exported PDF file [closed]

I am adding in Source File the following code below and although it works for all my previous figures, for this one I see only the caption on LaTeX, but I get it ok when I export PDF of my file. ...
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Embedding PDF while rewriting fonts in Latex [closed]

I have some PDF-files which I embed as graphic-objects into my latex-project. Those PDFs come from different sources. One I created in Powerpoint myself, then exported to PDF to make it vectorized and ...
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Presentation including today's date in beamer? [closed]

The challenge here it create a beamer presentation such that it would show the date in which it was used, not the day it was compiled. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} I ...
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Is the filename of an image preserved in the final PDF?

Yes or no questions are pretty rare here now that I think of it. My question is simply this: When producing a PDF file with pdflatex or lualatex, is the original filename of an \includegraphics ...
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Inserting .pdf created in Visio to LaTeX without whitespace [duplicate]

Introduction: I recently created a load of figures in Microsoft Visio. These figures looks great, however, are stored in the .png format. I am interested in raising the picture quality. Method: I am ...
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Greek-Letters-Different in AdobeReader and TexStudio, who's right?

I want to use greek letters in my Matlab Figures and then use the figures in Latex. I'm using TexStudio, and the preview inside of TexStudio shows me, for example if I entered a \mu in Matlab ...
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Using a for loop to loop through sequentially named tex files [closed]

I'd like to loop through all .tex files in a directory using code that looks like the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[hmargin=1cm,vmargin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{pdflscape} ...
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wrong A4 pdf size [duplicate]

I want to configure the A4 paper size in latex to the standard size, i.e. 8.27 x 11.69 in. Right now my generated pdf has size of 8.50 x 11.00 in How do I get the right size so that I can print it ...
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How to scale images when imported as .tex files

I have quite a few diagrams created by Gnu Octave/MathLab which I need to include in a document. Octave can create several different outputs, but its PDF output is not really that nice as it has a lot ...
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Frame titles for PDF chapters in Beamer [duplicate]

Pardon me if this question has been duplicated elsewhere, I'm still coming to terms with tex terminology. I am generating a presentation in Beamer. I like the use of PDF chapters to navigate between ...
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exporting pdf with file name time stamped [duplicate]

I want to export the latex lyx file to pdf with the name with pattern - file name -date stamp .pdf . Can this be done using any package? Eg name.tex should export as name20140110.pdf
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What are some packages or methods that I can use to create JAWS-accessible LaTeX content?

I'm looking for packages, external tools, and/or methods that allow me to create PDF (and Word ?) files with LaTeX that are fully accessible and Section 508-compliant, and that can be read with ...
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opening pdf at the cursor on lyx

While creating a preview on lyx , I expect the pdf to show me the position of the text at which cursor is positioned. The default behaviour seem to open pdf at first page. How can I change this ...
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list of pdf pages

I need to add quite a few extra pdf files at the end of my report. Is there a way to create a list of these pages (named list of evidence) following the table of contents? Edit to question: I have ...
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includegraphics: How to check if PDF/PNG are transparent?

I am trying to generate PDF/A-1 compliant documents, in which transparency is not allowed. I would like to check, if included PDF and PNG images have transparency. Is there a TeX way to check this? ...