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Automatically generate fitted pdfs

I'm writing some kind of a notebook using LaTex. I'd like to have basically one page for each note, the page being fitted to the text of the note. For the moment I'm using a very long page by default, ...
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Strange “Too many files” error with pdfTeX

That is the auto-pst-pdf message I get when I compile the MWE below with the pdfTeX engine. I have just (meaning, as of this post's date) reinstalled my entire MikTeX 2.9 system with a complete ...
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How do I make pdfcrop output all pages of the same size?

I am trying to crop a powerpoint animation that I converted to pdf for import into beamer (using ppsplit), but when I run pdfcrop (from texlive) to reduce the whitespace, it crops the pages ...
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Inserting .pdf created in Visio to LaTeX without whitespace [duplicate]

Introduction: I recently created a load of figures in Microsoft Visio. These figures looks great, however, are stored in the .png format. I am interested in raising the picture quality. Method: I am ...
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pdfcrop using luatex engine minimal setup

I want to try the great pdfcrop.pl script by Heiko Oberdiek (http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pdfcrop) with LuaTeX engine. Unfortunately my knowledge about LaTeX tools like LuaTeX is non existent. I'm looking ...
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Is there a way to remove white margins when importing a pdf file?

A workaround is to use pdfcrop separately (in the terminal) to crop the PDF file we want to import. However - is there a way to remove white margins when importing a PDF file from within the tex ...
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Crop off-page vertices in vector graphic PDF

I have a PDF that contains one page, with a vector image on it. I want to use the left half of the image on the backside of the front cover-page of my work, and the right half on the front of the ...
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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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Macro psGTriangle leads to pdfLatex ignoring the figure

I've noticed that the pstricks macro psGTriangle, to draw triangles with Gouraud shading does not work in combination with auto-pst-pdf/pdflatex. There is no error message, the pspicture environment ...
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psfragfig pdflatex image shifted and cropped

Some images inserted with psfragfig, are shifted to one side (right) and partially placed off the document. (see image, bottom figure is the one I'm talking about). It occurs with TexShop whether I ...
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Is there a pdf crop utility for windows that will give smaller files?

The answers to this question contain pdf cropping utilities that will give smaller files than Eric Doviak's original, but as far as I can tell they only work in Linux. Is there a way to make them ...
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How do I rescale cropped material with pdfcrop

I'm running pdfcrop (version 1.31) on Mac OSX. From what I read on pdfcrop page I should be able to rescale the size of the final document. The suggested approach is pdfcrop infile.pdf letter ...
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Using pdfcrop within epstopdf?

Currently, my epstopdf is not able to convert eps to pdf correctly due to the boundingbox (atend) bug that the epstopdf does not support. However, I intend to use pdfcrop on the generated pdf file and ...
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A tool like pdfcrop2 that only *reduces margins from original* — as opposed to cropping and then allowing the addition of extra margins

I have a tool called pdfcrop2 that I've had for a while now. It's a perl script that fully crops PDF files to the actual content (removing all surrounding whitespace), and then allowing the addition ...
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pdfcrop does not work

I have just updated to MiKTeX 2.9 I am using Emacs and I run pdflatex --shell-escape -interaction=nonstopmode "\input" Instructions.tex pdfcrop gives me the following error PDFCROP 1.33, ...
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pdfcrop fails to run on a file

I'm trying to remove the huge margins on the following PDF file for two pages per sheet printing: http://math.stanford.edu/~vakil/216blog/FOAGaug1612public.pdf When I run: $ pdfcrop ...
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pdfcrop and --bbox command line option

This tool that's distributed with texlive has no actual documentation for the bbox parameter. It just says that --bbox "<left> <bottom> <right> <top>" What units do these ...
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The perfect pdfcrop

I need a "perfect" pdfcrop, one that crops exactly to the edge of the figure or text for alignment issues as a graphic in other programs. I'm aware of the standalone package, and have gone through ...
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pdfcrop generates larger file?

I use pdfcrop to remove margins from a 10MB PDF, 400pages. Margins are properly removed, but the resulting PDF is 51MB large? Any suggestions?
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Crop entire document around figure

Have you ever submitted a LaTeX paper to a journal that wants separate figures? When you want to include a figure composed of a table of images, you must build it separately. When I run latexpdf, I ...
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How can I create PDF & EPS exactly as big as my PSTricks picture but without using pdfcrop?

This question is made to accompany the existing question: How can I create a pdf document exactly as big as my tikz picture?. Constraints: It is not allowed to use pdfcrop by any means whatsoever. ...
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pdfcrop fails to crop a PDF document with non-white background

I have a PDF document created from the following input file. \documentclass[cmyk,a4paper]{minimal} \usepackage{geometry,xcolor} \pagecolor{cyan} \parindent=0bp \begin{document} \fbox{$\displaystyle ...
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Why does pdfcrop invoke pdftex internally?

What for does pdfcrop execute pdftex internally?
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Searching for a better workflow to get a cropped PDF and EPS graphics - Stage 1

I am using TeX Live 2010. I don't use MikTeX anymore because of many troubles I found in the past. Input files: gridon.tex: % gridon.tex \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pstricks} ...
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Is it possible to force auto-pst-pdf to use --hires option when it internally invokes pdfcrop?

What is --hires for? To obtain a better result when cropping a pdf image produced by PSTricks, I use --hires option as follows latex filename.tex dvips filename.dvi ps2pdf ...