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PDFLaTeX encoding problem [duplicate]

I am generating a pdf file with PDFLaTeX. The content of the pdf looks well at a first glance. However if I try to copy and paste the text to somewhere else the text look like this: ❉✐❡ ▼❡♥❣❡ ❛♥ ...
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TikZ picture wrecks page on Adobe Reader

The following MWE contains the offending code. The page that this code is on does not show up when the PDF is seen in Acrobat Reader. I do not use Acrobat myself, but my advisor does, so my thesis has ...
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Viewer-independent copyable spaces at the beginning of a line?

I need to include a couple of Python code listings, where the indentation of the lines (using some number of spaces) is significant. I would like for the code listings to be copyable, so the spaces at ...
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Which commands does LyX run to generate PDF (pdflatex) and other export formats?

What commands should I run manually to repeat all the steps LyX makes to generate a final output (like pdflatex PDF) for a specific document? I need it for using in a report generator written in ...
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How to get default titlepage with extra pdf-frontpage?

I want to have normal LaTeX frontpage, then my University's frontpage and then normal content. My tex \documentclass[twocolumn]{revtex4-1} % use prl for onepage \usepackage{pdfpages} ...
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Adobe Reader does not open file created with [xetex]{\attachfile2}

I have been using \attachfile2 successfully to create PDF documents with LaTeX already. However, when switching to XeTeX, I find the Adobe Reader says it cannot open the file due to security ...
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One page table of contents with hyperlinks for use with pdftk

I am using python and pdftk to create a portfolio from many pdf files. About half the files are generate by LaTeX and the other half are scanned in documents. When I am done, I want to create a ...
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How to modify imported pdf graphics? [closed]

Is it possible to modify the thickness of lines in an imported pdf image using latex? P.S. I have plots (vector graphics) in pdf format. I import them in latex and zoom into sum parts using tikz ...
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knitr generated pdf cut border off from figure

I have a a problem with a figure that is correctly generated in RStudio but when knitted its right margin is not set correctly. Please consider the following MWE \documentclass[a4papera4paper, ...
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Embedding a LaTeX document inside another, with some border or other stylising

I'm writing a fairly lengthy report, which should include several papers I have worked on. Each paper is more-or-less self contained, with their own title, date, sections, etc. I have each of these ...
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Add pdf slides to a lyx document?

I want to add the pdf slides into a lyx document. That means: for each page in pdf document insert it to the lyx document and seperate it from other slides. I need it for adding notes to lectures. In ...
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Conditional expression to convert figure to table. Is it possible?

I have a though one for you: I'm writing in MultiMarkdown and all my figures, tables, charts are usually pictures. This allows me to write something like this: The MultiMarkdown input ![This is the ...
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Possibility to show notes on included PDF pages

I include pages from an pdf in my document: \includegraphics[page=4, clip, width=\textwidth, keepaspectratio]{graphics/lorem.pdf} However, if I make notes in the PDF (i.e. used Skim, exported to ...
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Include figure from PDF file

I want to include a figure from another PDF. There is the quick way, where I take a screen shot, save as my desired format and the \includegraphics[scale=xx]{<file path>} but this is messing up ...
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Lyx IEEEtran template copyright overlaps text, authors not appearing

How do you make certain that the copyright and publisher id mark are correctly located at the bottom of an IEEEtran template Lyx document when rendered as PDF? I've tried a couple of suggestions but ...
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Is there an OCR that can convert an image of a formula into a TeX markup?

Is there an OCR software that can convert a graphical image (in PNG, GIF, TIFF, PDF... format) of a mathematical formula into the corresponding TeX markup?
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pdflatex \includegraphics changes the font

I've a EPS figure file (and the same as a PDF after "ps2pdf -dEPSCrop") created from a Matlab figure. It contains some text annotations, including a Greek delta ($\Delta$). In GhostView this EPS ...
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Include TEXT from another file before generating PDF

I have a tex file which compiles fine and generates PDF without any problem. I need to include text (contents of a text file) from another .txt file at the end of tex file so that generated PDF would ...
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Bundle PDF+LaTeX source and open with Preview [closed]

There must be a solution to the following OS X and LaTeX related problem and I think it could be interesting to a lot of people: I would like to create a new file type ".pdflatex", a document bundle, ...
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embedded fonts in TeX [duplicate]

How can I introduce, as embedded subsets, the fonts: Symbol, Times-Bold,Times-Roman, TimesNewRomanPSMT-Bold, TimesNewRomanPSMT-Bolditalic in Plain TeX, under Ubuntu?
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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 ...