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How to share a tex file for review with someone that does not know latex?

I would like to know if there are practical ways of sharing latex texts for review with people that are not familiar with latex. Currently I use pygmentise: pygmentize -f html -O full -o ...
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preventing automatic detection of email addresses [on hold]

I'm trying to use this resume template. When I compile the document, pdflatex is automatically detecting the email addresses in the header and formatting it as a clickable (mailto) link. I would like ...
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Beamer theme: not expected behaviours using different PDF readers

I wish to use hsrmbeamertheme in my dissertation. You can find and download it here: https://github.com/benjamin-weiss/hsrmbeamertheme . Unfortunately, I have found a lot of not expected behaviours ...
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Including certain graphics turns pages grey

When I include certain graphics in my LaTeX book, compile the tex file with pdflatex and then flatten the PDF, all the text on pages with either png or pdf graphics ends up grey instead of black. ...
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Make pdflatex output UTF-8 copy-pasteable when using Times font

I would like to use Adobe Times Roman font or its equivalent (like URW Nimbus Roman and fonts based on it), compiling with pdflatex to PDF -- the original intent was to have PDF smaller by using ...
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how to protect pdf geneated from pdflatex and xelatex [duplicate]

I've a .tex file. Most of the times, we use pdflatex to convert .tex to required .pdf. Some times, we use xelatex to convert .tex to required .pdf These pdfs are editable using various tools; is ...
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How to create identical PDF files with xelatex?

The question how to create identical PDF files with pdflatex was basically answered in this question already: How to create identical PDF files? The catch was to filter out the entry /ID in the ...
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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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Crop pdf graph to remove margins [duplicate]

I have input a graph as pdf into my latex document but there is a big white space underneath it. How do I crop my pdf so that is only includes the graph and no margins???
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Export PDF for two printer - one pdf with just the pictures, the other one with the text

Do you know a possibility how to export a pdf, that has just blank space where the grahpics should be? (And the other way round) Why do I need this? I have a black and white laser printer and an ...
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pdflatex without ghostscript to preserve transparency of included pdfs

I'm trying to include a pdf with a transparent gradient using pdflatex from texlive installed with macports. Using the article class (not standalone), the transparency of the included pdf is lost when ...
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Importing a pdf file that has filled in forms [duplicate]

I have a pdf file myfile.pdf in which I have filled in some forms. I'm trying to include that pdf file in a larger latex document using: \usepackage{pdfpages} ... \includepdf[pages={1}]{myfile.pdf} ...
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Colored mainfont with fontspec in a textblock yields to pdf error with LuaLaTex

When I (1) change the color of the mainfont with the fontspec package, (2) put some text in a textblock environment and (3) compile the document with LuaLaTex, the resulting pdf when opened with Adobe ...
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Sound in pdf generated by beamer [duplicate]

I am trying to include sound in beamer slides in such a way that the resulting pdf file works "independently" of any sound file (self-sufficient way). I found that with media9 it was possible to do ...
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LyX issue with the viewer

I just installed MiKTeX and LyX on my new Apple laptop (yosemite 10.10). When I open an old .lyx file or create a new one the eyes icon on the top left (cmd R) for creating a PDF is inactive, as well ...
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My PDF viewer does not support animations or actually my code is wrong?

I'm new in MikTex's animation world. I was trying to create a simple animation with this elementary code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{animate} ...
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Friggeri resume - Very different rendering in different readers

I wrote my CV using the Friggeri resume template, but I just noticed a problem: the document it's rendered very differently between Acrobat Reader and FoxIt PDF Reader and Document Viewer: I used ...
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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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Going “back” when using hyperref

I'm including \usepackage{hyperref} so that each instance of \ref (as well as each page number in the index and the table of contents) automatically links to that page. When I'm viewing the document ...
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Similar package with fontawesome

Is there any other package similar to fontawesome? I ask that because i can not use fontawesome as it scales the icons in adobe reader X (I am using friggeri.cls). Same problem in this link: Friggeri ...
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No PDF output after updating Ghostscript to version 9.16

I use TeXnicCenter 2.02 64bit, MikTeX 2.9 64bit and I produce pdf files with gswin64c.exe. My command line in TeXnicCenter is -sPAPERSIZE=a4 -dSAFER -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite ...
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Problem add to pdf image file in directory

MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{import} \graphicspath{ {ABC/} } \newcommand{\circuit}[1]{ \begin{center} ...
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How to autorotate pdflscape landscape pages when n-upping

I'm using pdflscape for my landscape pages in an A5 portrait document. Then I use the following command line to prepare the PDF to be printed on A4 paper: pdftk blank.pdf document.pdf output ...
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Okular and Evince do not find pdf hyperlinks correctly

Okular, Evince and AdobeReader5 do not hit the referenced hyperlink marks. These applications go repeatedly, reliably, one page too far in document when clicking a link. AdobeReader9, FoxitReader and ...
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Missing jump to source

I used to be able to right click on the pdf and the bottom of the list would be a "jump to source" option which would take me to the source code where I had clicked on the pdf. It is no longer there ...
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It is possible to make fonts appear heavier (darker) in pdf output of Latex?

[Edited to include what I have learned from the answers.] I am using Latex in TeX Live on my Mac, through TeXLive. I compile .pdf files using Pdflatex. I use the default fonts. [These fonts are ...
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upgraded to Yosemite, texshop 3.50, problem with graphics in pdf output

I have just upgraded to Yosemite and texshop 3.50. My code worked fine before but now some figures won't appear correctly and seem to be a tiny mosaic of other figures when I scroll through the pdf ...
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Boxes produced by `mdframed` do not completely outline a region in certain PDF viewers? [closed]

I am using Adobe Acrobat Professional v. 9, on Windows 8.1. Here's a minimum (not) working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mdframed} % noteboxes, boxes, etc. ...
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TeX maker output Pdf File error

In Texmaker, my output pdf file's some tex get less darker and some is proper darken text. Here is my file... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tocloft} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{array} ...
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Include PDF without space on the left

I'm trying to include a PDF and then add text to it using overpic: \documentclass[a4paper]{article}% ensure identical page size \usepackage[abs]{overpic} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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pdf image is imported without x and y axes label

I am trying to import a pdf image into Latex with the below code, however, the image appears without any x and y axes labels. Not sure what is the problem. Here is a link to the pdf file. ...
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Creating animations without generating lots of slides

I'm using Beamer and generating a PDF. I have many slides, each slide has many bullet points that I want to animate. Now, I know that Acrobat supports animation without having to generate a ton of ...
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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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pdf_tex problem [duplicate]

I use Inkscape to create .pdf_tex graphics. While drawing my figure on Inkscape, I import an .png image, than I save my drawing as PDF and call it in my LaTeX code as follows: \documentclass{article} ...
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PDF bookmarks don't work correctly (every reference points to the first page of the document) [closed]

As I almost described in the title of this question, my problem is the following: I'm trying to create suitable PDF bookmarks to my document but all the references (bookmarks on the left side, ...
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How to convert PDF to (La)TeX?

I know that hardly any information is passed to the PDF when a .tex file is compiled. But is there a tool that can convert a PDF document back to (La)TeX?
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How to upload LaTeX-generated pdf paper to arXiv without LaTexXsources

arXiv is smart enough to detect whether your pdf is generated by LaTeX. If it is, arXiv asks for the sources of the pdf instead of the pdf file itself. This is really annoying and inconvenient. Can ...
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Figures are messed up when opening PDF in Adobe Reader [closed]

I compile my tex file using WinEdt 7.0. Many of the figures in the generated pdf are messed up if the pdf is opened in Adobe, but the figures are totally fine in the preview (I use SumatraPDF) or if I ...
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Discrepancy between “thm” and “theorem”

The command \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} and \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} produce different pdf bookmarks. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{cleveref} ...
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Cleveref and pdf Bookmark

I'm making pdf bookmarks with hyperref and cleveref packages. However, the pdf bookmarks show the label I defined, rather than the theorem name the label refers to. Here's the code: ...
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Problems updating flavour of linux

Translated from Spanish: Good Morning. I have several books made with Tex (pdf made with XeLaTeX) and I have encountered a problem updating my software. Currently I have installed texlive-full + ...
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How to get correct PDF metadata?

I am having trouble getting the PDF metadata to be created. I tried using the code below but the metadata is not created. \documentclass[15pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{url} ...
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How to reduce the pdf file size in latex document? [duplicate]

Duplicate question I generated a pdf file from latex files, the size is around 7.5 MB. I am wondering is there any way I can reduce the PDF document size. Thanks in advance.
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Loss of Quality when merging PDF with pdfpages

I have a quality problem when merging one-sided PDFs into multiple page PDFs using the pdfpages package. The initial PDFs consist of scanned sides of books. I create the LaTeX-File inside R and ...
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Using Ghostscript to compress pdf with 3D content

I have used Ghostscript to compress the pdf output of some large files as it seems to do a better job of getting rid of duplicate font information than Adobe Acrobat (which sometimes loses certain ...
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classicthesis PDF uneven font size in Adobe Reader

I'm using the classicthesis template in Lyx, and I've notice that I'm having strange results when viewing my pdf's through adobe reader. For the small caps style, I'm seeing uneven letter size (for ...
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When I convert a PDF to plain text, the text is scrambled [duplicate]

When I convert a PDF created in MiKTeX to plain text, all diacritics are at the wrong place. I need to send my thesis to online antiplagiator checking page. Example: pr´ce a diskusia mˆˇu tvorit ...
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Differences between XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX embedding fonts (with optical sizes) in PDF

Using TexLive 2014 (updated today) on Windows 7 the following code compiles using XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ Extension = .otf, Path=otf/, ...
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Export only table of contents

What would be the preferred way to export the Table of contents I use in a .tex file to a separate .pdf? Currently I have a my-report.tex file and I wish to pair the result of pdflatex ...
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Copy/Paste from PDF with Multiple Columns

I'm generating a PDF using rubber/pdflatex on Linux for a LaTeX document with multiple columns. When viewing the PDF in evince and trying to copy/paste from it, the selection always crosses the ...