{pdfpages} is a package that simplifies the inclusion of external multi-page PDF documents in LaTeX documents.

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\pdfpages, box, headers

I'm using pdfpages to put a PDF file into my latex document. The command \includepdf[page=1,angle=90,height=\textheight]{file.pdf} works fine but I would rather it kept the header and footer that ...
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PDF files included with `includegraphics` and `pdfpages` don't show some pdf elements

The problem is that if I make comments, text boxes, lines, etc. with a PDF viewer-editor like, in my case, PDF Exchange Viewer, in a PDF image to be included any of that ways, that marks don't show in ...
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How do pages included with \includepdf using pdfpages differ from regular pdf pages produced by pdflatex?

I wondered if anybody could explain what differences there are in the PDF which would differentiate pages produced by running pdflatex on the .tex file where the code is part of that file and pages ...
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How to get included PDF pages adjusted to left and right pages in a book?

I want to include a single PDF page according to \includepdf[pages={1},scale=.80,pagecommand={}]{documents/CC_folgeseite-A4.pdf}. How can I make the PDF page to be centered as the text is, meaning ...
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Adding the figures to a `draft` pdf

Suppose you have a draft pdf, and the only difference with a desired final version of it is the lack of figures. And suppose too you have the original figures, but not the source code of the document. ...
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Using pdfpages stops figures from printing. Possible conflict with anuthesis package

I'm compiling my thesis and need to include some multi-page PDFs in various places. I'm using pdfpages in the usual way. I get error messages associated with all of the figures (not the PDFs I'm ...
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Problem inserting pages from a PDF into a Lyx document

I want to insert one page from a PDF file into my Lyx presentation file. I use Insert-->File-->External, PDFPages, select the PDF file, then I go to Options and type 'pages={1}' to select the first ...
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Changing colors over multiple sections and pages

I would like to mark up a whole section (including all subsections and footnotes, spanning multiple pages) as proposed for deletion -- ideally, with color and strikethrough, but just one of the two ...
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\includepdf only includes a blank page with file name instead of the actual document

I'm trying to use includepdf to insert an external document into my thesis. I'm using Texlive in Linux, I have the package pdfpages installed properly. I'm compiling the document with pdflatex. .... ...
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How to create a 'summary of changes' with latexdiff

Following my previous question, I have successfully created a dif.tex file of a large, complex project, the results of which can be seen here. (This was done, in the end by updating latexdiff to the ...
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Insert pages from password protected pdf file in latex

If I have a password protected PDF (my own document, source unfortunately lost), and I want to include a portion of it in a new document, can that be done? This previous question explains how to do ...
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IncludePDF with Landscape - No new page

I have a problem with \includepdf combined with landscape and now new page break I found some solutions to my problem but they didn't work. I came close with the following but it is still not what I ...
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How to include PDF file in LaTex Doc from folder location?

I'm using the \usepackage{pdfpages} to include PDF files. I'm using the following convention: \includepdf[pages={1-7}]{myFile.pdf} My question is, how can you include a link to a folder that ...
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Issue adding PDF pages with \includegraphics using a loop

The solution for including multiple pdf pages in your main document discussed at http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/125212/41856 works for me, however, the code listed there, and below, will not reference ...
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Splitting the preamble

When working with big documents, especially when dealing with many lists, graphics, figures and includes, I often come up with a structure roughly looking like this. \documentclass{beamer} [preamble ...
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Embedding a LaTeX document inside another, with some border or other stylising

I'm writing a fairly lengthy report, which should include several papers I have worked on. Each paper is more-or-less self contained, with their own title, date, sections, etc. I have each of these ...
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Add pdf slides to a lyx document?

I want to add the pdf slides into a lyx document. That means: for each page in pdf document insert it to the lyx document and seperate it from other slides. I need it for adding notes to lectures. In ...
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Joining .synctex files of documents blended by \includepdf

When I typeset a journal issue, I first make the seperate articles, and I join them together (adding the Table of Contents and other stuff, that's irrelevant now). When I read the final issue.pdf, I ...
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How to put 2 PDF files into a single page

I have two separate pdf files which, when combined, are smaller than A4 paper. Is there a way to create a single page out of them without page break with these two being rendered on the same page? ...
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Include figure from PDF file

I want to include a figure from another PDF. There is the quick way, where I take a screen shot, save as my desired format and the \includegraphics[scale=xx]{<file path>} but this is messing up ...
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Stitch differently-sized pages together

I am producing the cover of a journal in LaTeX. I have separate files for the frontcover, backcover and spine. I would like to combine these into a single seamless PDF that has the height of an A5 ...
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Inserting a pdf into latex with additional text

I need to add a content of a pdf file as an appendix to my thesis. I do this with \chapter{Material used in Turing test experiment} \label{ch:turing_materials} ...
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Compile two A5 pages on one A4 page

I often make A5 size hand outs for my students. I would like the A5 page to be directly compiled to have a copy of the original A5 page on one A4 page. Up till now my solution has been to make a ...
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Short syntax for including multiple times the same pages in pdfpages

Using the pdfpages package I can do something like this to merge some pages of a document. \includepdf[page={1,1,1,2,2,10,10,10,10},nup=1x2]{mypdf.pdf} In this case 3 times pages 1 and 2 times ...
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pdfpages remove empty page after included pdf

I have a one-page .pdf file that I need to include in my latex document. The included pdf must be the first page of the document. Actually I'm using the pdfpages package, but after the included page ...
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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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Inserting a pdf as part of a slide [duplicate]

I would like to insert a page from another presentation (saved as pdf) into another presentation, but i don't want this page to occupy a whole slide, as i want to write something underneath. Any ...
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Compile tex dependency before compiling main file

I need to include a letter in my report, and I'm doing this using the pdfpages package. I'd like it so that when my report, report.tex goes to compile and include letter.pdf, it first compile ...
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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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How should I add a file in my LaTeX document?

I am creating my BE project report using LaTeX and in that I have to add my sponsorship letter. Is there any solution to do this?
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automated indexing against keyword file

I use the package pdfpages to include scanned and ocr'd pdf's in my LaTeX document, and I need to index them (over 200 pages). I have a plain .txt file with all keywords that I'd like to find my ocr'd ...
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Add multiple figures from a single pdf page to a List of Figures [duplicate]

I have inserted a pdf document using \includepdf. The document has several figures to a page that I want added to a List of Figures. Is there any way to do addtolist={} several times for the same ...
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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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Is this the best way to make two landscape pages for each portrait page?

With the new age I get large amounts of text in pdf format to read and assess. Initially I used perl code to add headers and then create a tex file that has a toc and a section per submission which I ...
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Error with \usepackage pdfpages and \chapter

I'm trying to include some pdf pages into my report, however when I add \usepackage{pdfpages}, any \chapter occurance will give me the following error: Missing number, treated as zero \chapter{hi} ...
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How to get a reasonable coordinate system when combining pdfpages and TikZ?

I have been trying to add content to a (proprietary) PDF with LaTeX by using pdfpages to inlude the original pages and draw on them using TikZ. This is the code I have been using: ...
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Deleting page with section title

I am trying to make a document that has a table of contents at the beginning of each section. Each line item in the table of contents is a scanned document, and so there is no reason to include a ...
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A question about pdfpages: can I have a heading?

I'm using pdfpages to include some pdf files in a current document. But I'd like some of these pdf pages to have a LaTeX heading, either with a sectioning command \section*{This is how it is} or just ...
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PDF in Latex Visibility of Header [duplicate]

Can anybody help me with the following: I want to insert a PDF page into my Latex-file, however after I accomplish that, the header is not shown on that page that I have integrated. Is there any ...
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Weird problem with pdfpages and fbox

I'm trying to get a colored background for my page numbers, and it works okay - except when I want it to show on pdf pages (which is where it's most important). This also happens on the last page of ...
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Package pdfpages: includepdf gives strange font on first included page. Only in Preview and Skim

I have a 4 page pdf abstract.pdf generated from another latex file that I want to include in a latex document. I did it like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} ...
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Using pdfpages with mixed landscape / portrait pdfs

I am using pdfpages to include PDFs in my LaTeX document. Some of these pdfs have both landscape and portrait pages, and I won't necessarily know in advance where these occur. Is there a way to get ...
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Problem with Lyx PDFPages - no page numbers on inserted PDFs

I have a problem with inserting PDFs into my lyx document. I (perhaps stupidly) have made my figures all into one page each (created using powerpoint, then PDFing them), then inserted them using ...
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Insert pages from a PDF file to fit at the entire page using \includepdf

I want to insert every page of a PDF file so I used: \documentclass{customized_class} \begin{document} \usepackage{pdfpages} \includepdf[fitpaper,pages={-}]{filename} \end{document} This works fine ...
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Constructing conference proceedings

I am curious about a way to build nicely designed conference proceedings based on separate contributions available in the pdf format and all based on a given LateX template. The difficulty seems to be ...
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Koma-script header/footer change with includepdf

I'm (still) moving from regular LaTeX classes (report, article) to Koma-Script. Lots of things are just okay, but not everything. My current problem lies with PDF inclusion and header/footer change ...
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Can I silence pdfpages output?

The pdfpages package does not seem to have either a verbose or quiet option. I am compiling a big document and the include messages from pdfpages are obscuring the warnings from other places in the ...
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Can I include the page number when using \includepdf? [duplicate]

I'm doing a thesis and I need to include another document I created into the document. I tried using \includepdf[pages=-]{usermanual.pdf} And that works well, except that it shows only the ...
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converting a hyperlinked pdf \includepdf to black and white

Most recent scientific articles come with hyperlinks within the document (generally linking citations to the references; e.g. this file). These are often coloured. When including them into a TeX ...
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PDF Merge of pdfs with differing page size

Can a single PDF file, which is the result of a merge, contain pages of different sizes, e.g. A4 and Letter? If so, can you point me to merge tools that preserve page size?