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How to rotate a page by maintaining the same vertical orientation of the page

I am looking how to rotate a page in my document. I already used landscape, but unfortunately it rotates also the pdf page. I just would like to see the text rotate with a vertical pdf page. Is there ...
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What is the a good PDF crop tool for creating diagrams? [on hold]

I originally used TikZ for a lot of the diagrams I use for my tex file. However, as diagrams get more complicated (think insanely nested loops with labels everywhere) I find it is usually easier and ...
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How to run pdfcrop when using \includegraphics with a PDF?

This question is similar to that one, but I'd like to execute pdfcrop when including a PDF.
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Create PDF bookmarks automatically with ntheorem

Is it possible to automatically create PDF bookmarks with ntheorem's headers? Example: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Can I expect WYSIWYG for SVG-PDFs embedded as images in LaTeX?

I embed a lot of scalable illustrations by creating them in Inkscape as SVG, then exporting them to PDF and finally including that PDF in (Xe)LaTeX. Given I am happy with the illustration-PDF ...
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Insert A3 pdf page in A4 report

I have a .pdf file in A3 format that I would like to insert in a report with a normal pagesize of A4. The A3 page should be inserted as orientation="landscape" as in page 103 in the picture below. Can ...
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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 ...
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PDF plain text for a macro with a starred version

I'm typesetting a document with PDFLaTeX. In some section titles, I use a macro which has a starred version. In the PDF index (the table of contents that PDF viewers typically show in a side pane), I ...
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When I open and close the pdf made by LaTeX in Acrobat, I can't work anymore on LaTeX

I recently have a problem with my LaTeX, that when I open the pdf produced by LaTeX in Acrobat, I can not reproduce it and I have to restart Windows, it also give an error that is: \begin{document} ...
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Need help with cropped pdf images

I cropped figures (*.pdf) from scientific PDF articles with the excellent Krop tool by Armin Straub: http://arminstraub.com/software/krop Everything worked fine until I needed to convert my final ...
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PDF or PDF/A to Latex

I have made a sketch in Visio. I plan to save it to .pdf for use with pdflatex. I have the option of saving as PDF/A-1 (a or b not specified). Would I want to make a habit of saving these images as ...
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Which figure type to use: pdf or eps?

Both are vector graphics (typically) and both can be imported painlessly into a pdflatex document (so let's say we ignore dvi for this question). What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? ...
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“TeX capacity exceeded” error when converting markdown to PDF using XeLaTeX with russian language

I've installed pandoc and texlive-full packages on recent Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit to convert markdown files with russian language to PDF. Everything works fine when I run the following command: ...
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XeTeX: polyglossia & \textarabic: some punctuation symbols appear as boxes

I use XeLaTex on Xubuntu with polyglosia to write arabic, but characters like parenthesis, brackets, etc appear as white boxes in the final pdf produced. I have a minimal working example. With the ...
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How to open recomplyed PDF file at the same place

I am writing articles using kile. The process goes on like this: I make some changes, then I comply using quickbuild and look at the result, then I make changes again, and so on. Now, when I use ...
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add a disclaimer at the left-hand side bottom of the front page in a pdf paper

I need to add a paragraph as a disclaimer at the left-hand side bottom of the front page in a pdf paper from latex. I need to add a star symbol to the paper title and the author so that any readers ...
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Caption of figure from PDF overlap page number and at the end of page

I have a drawing from Word 2010. As I would like to insert this drawing into latex, I save this Word file as pdf file. Then I insert the pdf file into latex using includegraphics. Although the size of ...
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Import and split large-sized PDF poster into multiple A4 sheets

I have some large sized PDF posters of varying dimensions. Is it possible with Latex to import each PDF and slice it into multiple A4 pages, so that when printed out and glued together, I basically ...
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Problem in PS2PDF file size

I am using gnuplot to plot an input file. I pass this file to gnuplot from a bash script and the output is .ps. Then I convert it to pdf in my bash script, but the pdf cuts the rest of the plot off. I ...
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Print quality of pdf images with various compilations [closed]

I read everywhere that .pdf is the way to go over .eps. However, when I use pdftex (or even latex) to compile documents with .pdf images, the images in the printed document are very low ...
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Detecting all pages which contain color

In an larger LaTeX document there are often only some pages with color content (mainly figures) and the remaining ones are only black and white. Because printing costs for color pages are much higher ...
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3D PDF cycling between views animation

I'm creating a 3D pdf with latex and movie15 and I added some views for my u3d object... Then I added turntable.js to manually change a view of the object... till now everything is fine It is ...
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Export Latex equation into vector graphic

I want to export equations from latex to import them into powerpoint (if possible as vector grafic .svg). I use windows7 / Office 2010 and sharelatex. Since I would like to export every equation, I ...
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no option set default output format as pdf

I've recently installed lyx on arch 64, and the 'view buffer' button as well as the shortcut (Ctrl+r) are disabled, after a bit searching I read that it's necessary to set the default output format ...
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How to put a PDF figure on top of another one

I have two PDF figures (charts) in a LaTeX document. As one of them is really simple, and I have some document space constraints, I was thinking of putting it in the upper right corner of the second ...
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pdfpages not rendering multipage pdfs properly within figure in appendix

I'm trying to insert multipage pdf files in the appendix, using the pdfpages package. I am using [Overleaf][1]. This is the code I'm using after trying a few things: \begin{appendices} ...
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quality of eps figure in pdf file [closed]

I want to plot colorful *.eps files in the pdf file. However, colorful figures have white meshes in the pdf file that the figures in the ps file do not have. Can I plot the colorful figures in the ...
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split output into multiple files [duplicate]

Is there a way to automatically split the output into different PDF files? The reason is that I want to generate a document "paper.pdf" and a different document "supplementarymaterial.pdf", with ...
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If both are available, include PDF or EPS? [duplicate]

I'm using GraphPad Prism to generate several graphs. It can export them in some formats, including EPS and PDF. Both are vectorized, both can be implemented in Latex. So which format is better, and ...
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How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?

I don't know if this is possible on Adobe Reader DC on Windows, but asking in case someone has managed to do it. When I am working on a large document in LaTeX (I use TexStudio) I sometimes like to ...
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How to configure TexStudio to compile using XeLatex for Calibri Font? [closed]

I am trying to make the Calibri font work in TexStudio. Following several posts on here I included the command in the preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=text-tex]{Calibri} And ...
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Insert PDF file in LaTeX document

I have a problem when I insert a PDF file in LaTeX: \usepackage[final]{pdfpages} \includepdf[pages=-]{file.pdf} The problem is that the PDF page is not centered: I've tried to place tags ...
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How to use standalone with multiple files?

I compile \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} Test1 \end{document} I do get what I expect. But if I do \documentclass[multi]{standalone} \begin{document} Test1 \newpage Test2 ...
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Converting from pdf [duplicate]

So, I have ultimately important lecture to give. Now, I have to add material to it. I was stupid enough to erase tex and all support files. It is a great deal - 12 pages. So, it would take me a day to ...
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Segments of letters [duplicate]

Now, suppose you have some text in pdf or word, and you copy paste it into latex editor or powerpoint presentation. Combination of letters "fi" and "fl" will not show and instead it would be inserted ...
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How to prevent Furigana (Hiragana put above Kanji) from being copied?

The following MWE will generate pages containing Kanji with Furigana. A Furigana is a text put above Kanji to let us know how to pronounce the Kanji. MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xeCJK} ...
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3D PDF : howto convert VRML with colors to U3D or PRC?

I'm using media9 package and it is great! What I'm trying to get is to have a 3D PDF coming from one or more VRML objects. I cannot find anymore the DeepExploration sw ...
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\includemedia does not play video but remains blank (Part 2)

I am having a similar issue to a prior forum (\includemedia does not play video but remains blank). I would like to have a video in my pdf that plays when you click on it. When the video is not ...
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PDF form as background image - filling the form fields

I'd like to elaborate my proof of concept so that I can be confident with selected tools/packages for this task before I start implementing it. Scenario. I have several documents (each document has ...
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Appendix - Adding PDF

In my appendix, I want to add several PDF documents (questionnaires) which I used in a study. I managed to implement an appendix and include the PDF files (not hard to do), but now I have two issues I ...
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How can I programmatically populate a PDF's pdfcreator field?

As I understand it, embedding (as metadata) the typesetting engine that was used to produce a PDF document is good practice. Here is an example of how this can be done using the hyperref package: ...
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Texmaker generated pdf file of multi-file latex not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I run pdflatex and then view the .pdf file (internal), it does not show me the exact place where I am editing on Texmaker i.e. ...
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How do I edit PDF files produced by LaTeX in Illustrator? Fonts are not found

When I try to use Adobe Illustrator (CS4) to edit a PDF file produced by LaTeX with several equations in it, Illustrator complains that it can't find the fonts: The font CMBX10 is missing. Affected ...
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PGFPlots PDF printing issue (Adobe Reader DC)

Here is my source code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{mathpazo} ...
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How can I generate PDF metadata from LaTeX?

I am writing a document using LaTeX and generating PDF. Can anybody tell me how I can generate the PDF metadata, e.g. author or title, from LaTeX? On Windows XP, I am using MikTex's texify to ...
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How to create landscape output with Xetex plain TeX source file [duplicate]

My plain TeX source file creates a wedding program for a landscape-orientation letter size (8.5" height x 11" width) format which, after printing, will be folded into an 8.5" x 5.5" format. What ...
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Lower than screen resolution pdf

I created a 55-page book using Lyx and requested a price quotation from a publisher. The publisher replied that they need to know how many pages have full-color pages and a combination of text and ...
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How to rid of automatic .pdf label from \includegraphics? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid showing the filename when using graphicx? So I'm using the \includegraphics command to put a PDF image of a table into my LaTeX file here, but this pesky ...
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Problem copying text from pdf - spaces being stripped

I have the following minimal working example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} é canção \end{document} I need to use the utf8 argument ...
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Blank page removal and explanation of command

I am using this thesis template, and it has a blank page before every new section like Abstract, Acknowledgement etc. I searched around and found out that \cleardoublepage is used for this purpose ...