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Including png in several layer with ocgx for making a pdf

I try to make a pdf with pdflatex, which should contains several pngs images. The special thing is, that there should be for each png one layer (ocgx). At the end I want to have a pdf file, which all ...
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How do I get PDF bookmarks working in all browsers? [on hold]

I am wondering if anyone can help me with an issue I am having with Chrome and IE. I have a PDF document which has bookmarks on it. I have uploaded the PDF and I have linked a piece of text to this ...
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Nested list failed to convert from markdown or html to pdf

I am trying to convert markdown to pdf using pandoc with the latex-engine set as xelatex because I am trying to use fonts installed on my system. I have tried switching the pdf-engine to pdflatex but ...
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Texnic Center does not produce document in any format? [on hold]

I have installed Texnic center but it does not produces any pdf or other document.Also it does give me any option of producing which format pdf or other. Please help me.Thanks
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Included PDF pages mess up page numbering in PDF-reader

I have a report with a frontpage, abstract, preface and acknowledgement. These pages are not numbered. Then the remaining pages contain several chapters and all these pages are numbered. Today I added ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC

How to configure TeXnicCenter to work with Adobe Reader DC? When I building and view current file .tex the following error "Can not execute the command" shows up and the PDF is not generated. If ...
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How to make TOC sections apper in pdf as bookmarks?

I am very new to Latex. I am trying to make my thesis paper in latex as now. I am using the mwart documentclass. I dont know either it is a documentclass specific thing, but the items i have in table ...
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Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?

Most of the time when presenting a talk people connect their laptop to a video projector. So they effectively have an extra screen at their disposal. Because of that many Software options for ...
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Multiple PDFs with page group included in a single page warning

I updated TeX Live to the Ubuntu Quantal version (2012.20120611-4) and I suddenly got this warning: PDF inclusion: multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page This is a minimal ...
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Make output pdf consistently viewable on other systems [on hold]

I understand that there are pdf files that contain fonts, and pdf files that rely on the fonts that are already installed on the viewer system. If your pdf does not have embedded fonts, and the pdf ...
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How do insert a pdf or excel spreadsheet neatly?

I have a rather complicated excel-spreadsheet with calculations. I would like to insert this into my document so it looks quiet neat. It easily fits one page with title, caption, etc. I tried ...
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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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Obtain a PDF animated from SVG animated

I have read Animations in LaTeX, but my question (I think) is different. I have an SVG animated file and I want to create the same animation in LaTeX, without rewriting the code. An example is this ...
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A way to open pdf files with Reader in Texmaker on Windows 10

How can I open the generated pdf files with the Windows Reader-App? I am using Texmaker 4.5 and Windows 10. What is the syntax for the "External Viewer" field so any new pdf gets opened with Reader?
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best way to know bottom-line height of a pdf

For some project, I need to make a PDF of one page, with no margin whatsoever. The left, right and top margin are easy to set to 0, but I also need the pdf to have the exact height of what's inside, ...
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How can I preview pdf in adobe reader or other editor instead of Yap using lyx

I recently installed lyx on a new computer. And it seems that I can't preview the pdf in adobe reader or sumatra. The yap software is invoked to preview the pdf. I tried to add the adobe path, change ...
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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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Bookmark error on PDF eXpress while including figure

I use the following lines in my latex file. I get the PDF file of the latex and check for PDF eXpress compatibility for IEEE paper submission. Would any body mind to tell how to remove this error. I ...
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Toggle focus between Texmaker 4.5 and pdf viewer

There is a shortcut that enables one to directly jump from the editor of Texmaker 4.5 to the .pdf file and vise versa. Ctrl+space : editor ---> .pdf Ctrl+click : .pdf ---> editor When the ...
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Markdown + Mathjax => PDF

I've used LaTeX a lot in the past, but now (thanks to StackOverflow's great editor!), I find it annoying/boring, for short documents (< 2 pages), to have to use pure LaTeX. For a short document, ...
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Media9 compiles but embedded video gives “Unable to connect to content” “TypeError - Error #1009”

I have a beamer presentation that I am creating and I'm trying to embed a video clip. I'm using the media9 package and having a ton of issues with it. I've gone through the documentation with a ...
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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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pdf_tex to pdf while maintaining font and size consistency

I am using this workflow for figures in a latex document: Generate vector pdf from an external software -> Edit and refine the pdf with inkscape -> Save as pdf_tex which generates two files, a pdf ...
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Page numbering in pdf viewer for three different page numbering styles

I am using three page numbering styles which are Alpha, Roman and Arabic. I want my pdf viewer to display them as well and to jump to the first arabic numbered page when I enter '1' and not to the ...
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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 file size of moderncv too large

When I pdflatex my moderncv.tex I obtain a file size of 150 kB. This seems too big since I don't include any picture yet. And in fact after gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress -dNOPAUSE ...
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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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Comparing the output of two PDFs

Sometimes I want to compare the results of two different settings to see which gives better results (e.g. during the final fine tuning before handing in a document). Such settings can result in small ...
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Automatic “Zoom in” hypertext boxes in PDF

I remember long time ago, seeing PDF documents (such as online PDF versions of newspapers) that had hypertext boxes around paragraphs, such that when you clicked inside those boxes the surrounded ...
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Xelatex bad encoding on output

I'm using the 'xgreek' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex); I can't find out why toc, date etc. seems corrupted (should be in greek) ...
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Can't get psfrag to replace text in pdf

I have a PDF file converted to EPS using Acrobat 11. While I've successfully used psfrag in the same LaTeX document to replace text (replace font, basically) in EPS files generated by Matlab R2013a, I ...
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Options controlling PDF Output

I came across a line in a LaTeX file reading \pdfoptionsminorversion=6. This changed the minor version of PDF, which I confirmed by looking at the generated PDF. Now, this option doesn't seem to be ...
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Copying ligatures from XeLaTeX PDF

For quite a while I am having the problem that copying and searching from my PDFs is a bit difficult as ligatures are not properly translated. I am using XeLaTeX with Libertine/Biolinum. I am a ...
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Wrong color figures in pdf output

I am composing a large number of pdf figures with includegraphics that contain pixel graphics with xelatex. The individual figures are themselves compiled with xelatex using includegraphics. As the ...
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Delete **Contents:** in index of pdf generated with python-spihnx

I have a project created with python-sphinx and I use latexpdf to compile the final pdf. In the final pdf created, in the index it is visible a Contents: string that I would like to delete. The ...
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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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PDF preview not working with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I am using LyX 2.1. However, I cannot preview the output in PDF. This happens after I updated from Acrobat Reader 11 to Acrobat Reader DC (if I am not mistaken, it is version 15). What should I do?
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Why cmyk colors are displayed wrong on screen? [closed]

If we compile this with pdftex and open in evince 3.18.2-1 (and other viewers), the color is violet, instead of blue: \pdfliteral{1 1 0 0 k} \vrule height 5cm width 5cm \bye Please somebody share ...
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Latex generated PDF is extremely slow with rendering images

I have a small issue. I have generated a PDF file with some images generated from R. However the images render extremely slow, this might be due to the fact that the PDF needs to render an insane ...
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pdflatex producing dvi output instead of pdf

I have a template for a paper that I am using that produces dvi output when I run pdflatex on the input file. Whereas most of the papers that I have worked with produce pdf output when I run ...
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\includegraphics PDF, color problem

I'm using pdflatex, and use \includegraphics to include content of figures from PDF. PDF are exported from InkScape. \begin{figure} [!h] \centering \includegraphics[height=3cm]{fig/SUSAN.pdf} ...
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Remove white spaces from latex [duplicate]

How can the white spaces from the output of the following line: $C++$ be omitted so that there is no white space between 'C' and '+' and the last '+'. The current output is: C + + C and the ...
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Quickly add text to existing pdf files / fill forms

I am sure I am not the only person to have had the following problem: one has a pdf document (usually some kind of a form that one needs to fill out over and over again) in a pdf file, which is not a ...
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How to create PDF file with all your bookmarks displayed?

I have a PDF file created with WinEdt 9 (see picture 1). The tex source file is made with class book, obviously generator bookmarks. \documentclass[12pt]{book} ...
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Bifurcating a PDF: choosing a “Plan B” during a talk

I think this is a greenhorn's question, but anyway. It is sometimes difficult to measure time for a talk, according to unknown places and audiences.By this and other reasons I'd like to subtly launch ...
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Elongating a PDF file to several latex Pages

I have a rare problem to ask that I haven't been able to find a solution too, due to its peculiarity... My problem that I am facing is as follows: I have made a gantt chart on Microsoft visio 2013, ...
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How to disable pdfmarkupcomment?

I filled my thesis with lot of pdfmarkupcomments which come as a part of the package pdfcomment. Is there a way to disable this comments globally. Or should I go manually to every place I made it and ...
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Input JS file within insDLJS environment

The eforms package provides the insDLJS environment to insert document-level JavaScript into a PDF file. It would be convenient (for code reuse and syntax highlighting, among other things) to put the ...
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Missing Display Fonts at eps Figure Export from Tikz

This question is similar to the one here. The accepted answer there seems to be working in general, I get a readable .eps-file. If I open it however it looks pixelated and the fonts seem weird. At ...
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How to make pdf outlines work correctly in LuaTeX?

cwebmac.tex version 3.67 --- July 2006 The following Lua code converts string from UTF-8 to UTF-16BE with tex.write, which prints all with catcode 12, except space, which is what is needed. We add ...