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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

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? ...
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PDF's not working in LATEX

I was not sure if I should ask this on Mathematica or LATEX or here. I am very new to LATEX and using \includegraphics to put images into my paper. I am using plots generated in Mathematica as PDF's. ...
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How to generate PDF with 6 slides from Beamer presentation?

I would like to generate a PDF document with 6 frames on the same page. What I mean is that I have a Beamer presentation with a Frame on every slide, and I want to get something like this : ...
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Indented Code Blocks Have no Background Color When Generating PDF

As the title says, when I run: pandoc -o book.pdf book.md The code blocks show up in monotype font but with no background color. I've also tried all styles using --highlight-style with no success. ...
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MikTex TOC links incorrect when setting title

When I generate a document with toc and a title by adding the lines: % Book Name % by Author Name The toc links to the book are all off. I'm running the following command: pandoc --toc ...
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Extend a given pdf

I read a paper and I want to write some notes right after it finishes. Also, I would like to update this note later. Is there a convenient way to do that? I know I can just create a new pdf and ...
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How to invert a PDF using OCG/Layers?

I am creating a PDF that is designed for viewing on Screens/Tablets, and uses white Text on black background. Since some readers might want to print it, and I want to avoid to create a second PDF, I ...
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Changing the pdf pagesize for AMS package

I used AMS package with GSM option to write my professor's math book in LaTex. He want to customize the pdf pagesize to 16x24, it is the standard size for that style of book in my country, but I do ...
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clickable check boxes in pdf through latex? [duplicate]

This is more out of curiosity than anything, but can LaTeX produce a pdf with a clickable check box? I imagine not, but it would be great to be proven wrong.
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How to create a 'summary of changes' with latexdiff

Following my previous question, I have successfully created a dif.tex file of a large, complex project, the results of which can be seen here. (This was done, in the end by updating latexdiff to the ...
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Multiple instances of xelatex in parallel without overwriting generated PDF's

I've one TeX file abc.tex which is executed using xelatex abc.tex to generate the PDF file abc.pdf Inside abc.tex I'm using the datatool package to read data from an external CSV file (say pqr.csv). ...
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TikZ dash pattern generates an offending PDF [closed]

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \def\dotsize{1} \def\spacesize{2} \def\linesize{4} \begin{tikzpicture}[% dash pattern=% on \dotsize pt ...
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batch conversion of lyx to pdf

Is it possible to "batch" covert lyx documents to pdf? I have more than 250 lyx docs in a folder. I want them in a pdf format. I can do it manually one by one. But there has to be a better way. Hope ...
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Flatten transparency in tikz

I have a document which I need to compile PDF/A-1b compatible, which means that transparency is not allowed. I have (several) tikz sources directly in the document, and I think they look better with ...
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Insert pages from password protected pdf file in latex

If I have a password protected PDF (my own document, source unfortunately lost), and I want to include a portion of it in a new document, can that be done? This previous question explains how to do ...
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Error using \tikzexternalize and different graphical inputs

How can this issue be stated more precicely and finally solved? Having a large document and using \input{...} within figure enviorement for including gaphics by tikz and pdf's, png's. Each figure ...
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Evince keep position like xdvi [closed]

One feature I miss from the dvi days is the ability to keep position from page to page that xdvi has, -keep (.keepPosition) Sets a flag to indicate that xdvi should not move to the home ...
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Changing colors of included cmyk jpg

I am trying to convert a pdf containing grayscale pictures and black text into shades of a single color in cmyk color space (for printing). I was thus very happy to learn, from a side remark in one ...
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DVI to PDF Convertor [closed]

I am converting dvi file to pdf but in that process my figures are misplaced. i used \FloatBarrier command to fix figures in dvi. but facing the same problems in pdf. Can any one help?
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Problem with UTF-8 in meta data

my problem is the following, when I use UTF-8 in meta data is not working \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[slovene]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %Meta data \pdfinfo{ /Author ...
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It is possible to lock up pdf? [duplicate]

I'm searching if it is possible to set permissions in LaTeX code to prevent copy/print/make changes of pdf? And if it is possible to encrypt pdf in LaTeX code?
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Rotating a one-page float for pdf viewing

I have a few long tables that should be rotated 90 degrees. These tables pretty much need to take up their own page. Rotating the table itself is not a problem, but I would also like to have an ...
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A basic question about raw pdf file output by pdftex

Consider the following simple tex file, to be compiled with pdflatex. \pdfcompresslevel=0 \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \hrulefill \end{document} Thanks to \pdfcompresslevel=0, the ...
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How to insert searchable value for PDF reader?

In a dictionary a headword can consist of special characters like in this example : Eyja·fjalla··jök|ull. I would like to achieve that the user in PDF reader in PDF file can search for ...
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Insert an image in LaTeX and create a pdf using: pdflatex file.tex

An image is (attempted to be) inserted using the following script in file.tex: \begin{figure} \includegraphics{/rdata/report/images/buckets.data.csv.png} \end{figure} Running the following code, ...
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Importing A pdf Image [duplicate]

I have an image saved as a pdf file, and I would like to include this image in one of my latex documents. In the preamble of m document, I included \usepackage{pdfpages}; and here is the formatting I ...
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Embed HTML in LaTeX document

Is it possible to run HTML code in a Latex document? Probably not since I never seen it. Soundcloud have an miniplayer that you can embed in your homepage to give the reader the possibility to play ...
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Embed image data (png or pdf) inside tex document [duplicate]

Is there a way to include (or "inline") raw image data or pdf data inside the tex document itself, such that it becomes stand-alone? Something like this: ...
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Tikz patterns and cmyk color model

Consider the following example. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[cmyk]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tracingall \draw [pattern = ...
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Embed all the fonts during compiling with pdflatex?

My paper has the font TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT not embedded in itself, and therefore fails the IEEE submission check. I am able to embed it with Acrobat by printing the PDF. However, I find it changes ...