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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 ...
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Import pdf image into LaTeX file

I am trying to insert some ready image-pdf files to my LaTeX code but failed. My code is \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Matlab Laprint and jpg,pdf figures [duplicate]

For my thesis I would like to have the best quality and therefore I use laprint.m this generates an EPS and TeX file of my figures from Matlab (R2007b). The following is installed on my computer ...
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Why do I get a bitmap font on one computer but a vector font on another for the same document?

I am generating a pdf using pdflatex from the same latex file on three different computers. The pdf is generated without any warnings on all three computers and it looks almost identical. The one ...
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How do I make Portable Document Format — portable? [duplicate]

I prepared a document in XeLaTeX in Linux, fonts embedded, then I went to a printing guy on windows + lots of Adobe tools, and pdf looks the other way on his machine: some fonts get scaled which ...
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ConTeXt SciTE tries to open sumatrapdf by default

I just installed SciTE and ConTeXt on windows using the directions from this website http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Windows_Installation:_ConTeXt_Suite_with_SciTe And it appears everything works but ...
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File extension .pdf automatically added to link

Here's a minimal example: % File: test.tex \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[pdftex]{hyperref} \hypersetup{colorlinks=true} \begin{document} (1) Rendered as link (red). Normal behaviour. ...
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Using Open Sans font with LaTeX: Alphabetic chars right, numeric chars wrong

I've downloaded the Open Sans font from CTAN for use in MiKTeX on Windows (using pdfLaTeX). After the download, I just copied all the files into the MiKTeX root directory (= texmf). As described ...
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Dynamically set if environment should be printed [duplicate]

Is it possible to tell LaTeX whether or not some environments should be printed in the output PDF file? I want to create one version of my document with "extended" examples and another with fewer ...
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PDF TextField - Draw baseline

right now i'm investigating the options of latex and creating fillable pdf's. Before, I used OpenOffice but it doesn't provide that much formatting options for indiviual usage. So right now I found ...
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how to automatically open pdf file after dvi2ps2pdf in emacs

i want to let emacs automatically open pdf file after i type C-c C-c dvi2ps2pdf RET, so i add the following code in my .emacs file ;;dvi2ps2pdf (add-to-list 'TeX-command-list (list "dvi2ps2pdf" " ...
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Included PDF as first page creates empty page before it

For my thesis I have to use a specific first page, which is only available as Word. I filled it and saved it as PDF and included it with my thesis with ...
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Interactive surface plot with pgfplots

I know that it is possible to embed three-dimensional files into PDFs with \LaTeX which can then actively be interacted with by the reader (see here for example). I have a surface plot I made with ...
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Xetex Hebrew PDF output problem in Lyx

I am trying to compile a document that contains both English and Hebrew. The problem is, that although I have selected Documents | Settings | Use non-tex fonts via XeTeX |LuaTeX, there is no option to ...
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tikzipicture have different arrow tip colors in pdf output and dvi output

i have the following mwe \documentclass[tikz,border=4pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[->,>=angle 45,scale=3,ultra thick] \draw[help lines] ...
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Merging duplicate embedded fonts

I use many PDF images (converted from SVG) in my LaTeX document (which I create with pdflatex). I noticed that there are a lot of duplicate embedded subset fonts in my final document. I know this is ...
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Crop image using pdfcrop (has footer item)

I'm trying to crop the following image and I'd like to use pdfcrop to do it. The footer causes a problem though. So I did something like this pdfcrop --margin '0 0 0 -50' CircuitSimulation.pdf and ...
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Insert 2 PDF pages presentation per Book page, keeping the header/footer style of the book

I would like to insert a presentation pdf (which contains several pages - Landscape format) in my report (book Style) keeping the header and footer of the report, 2 slides per pages. I am wondering ...
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Recover from a pdf beamer presentation another pdf beamer presentation without the pauses

I have a beamer made PDF presentation which include pauses, and therefore double pages with the same content displayed slide by slide. I don't have the TEX code unfortunately. I would like to to ...
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Jump from PDF line into .Rnw (with Skim)

I have a LaTeX document saved as .Rnw which I compile with Sweave to get a .tex document and finally-once compiled with LaTeX, a PDF. Now with Skim I can jump from a line in the PDF back into the ...
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PDF Colour Space and ConTeXt

Background Trying to create a PDF that includes a vectorized cover page having transparent colours. I would like the PDF to have the same appearance in Acrobat Reader, Firefox PDF Viewer, Foxit ...
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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 ...