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Running pdflatex does not update file in Adobe Reader

I am using Adobe Reader 9 to display PDF files in Ubuntu. When I run the pdflatex command, the file itself is updated as usual. But if the file is currently open in Adobe Reader, then the displayed ...
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Font lunr8r not found - or - What to do if a font file has not been found?

After installing Univers_ps font I get the error lunr8r not found, probably exactly the same which is reported by a guy in a post here (german) The problem is: I don't understand the solution given ...
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Translating LaTeX document to XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX

I'm writing a Thesis on the ''use of history to teach mathematics''. The first four chapters are already typed and compiled in pdfTex, I used the memoir document class. Recently I read this Lua post ...
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How to use cmap to create an un-copyable pdf with pdftex?

For some reason I want to create a pdf with an un-copyable text. There is a solution which manipulates the font. It's from an older post(see Is it possible to produce a PDF with un-copyable text?): % ...
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UTF-8 error with verbments

I'm writing a book using Latex in what I want to write code in Python. My operating system is Linux and my editor is Kile with: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to reduce spacing before each section in latex

Below is my latex code. I have also uploaded a screenshot. As you can see from the screenshot that I want to reduce the space before the section title. I found some solution but they change the ...
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pdflatex mysteriously loses half a line [on hold]

I have encountered a very mysterious problem. When I send my document to my professor, he found half a line of text is missing in the PDF file, meaning that it left as blank but occupies correct ...
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using package circuitikz causes tikz labels to not appear on vertices

I've been using tikz to create graphs and it's been working fine, but recently I added the circuitikz package to the preamble since I need to also create electric circuits. And now the labels for the ...
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Numeration of formulas in Lyx

How to numerate formulas in Lyx? Is there exist LaTeX command like "\tag "? I haven't found corresponding info before.
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How to change the indents between LaTeX formulas and text in Lyx

I want to change the indents between LaTeX formulas and text in Lyx, but I don't know where is this option. Can you help me?
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Lyx doesn't display matrix correctly

I have tried to insert following LaTeX code for matrix in Lyx: $u_{L}(k) = \sqrt{E}\begin{pmatrix} 0 \\ 1 \\ 0 \\ -1 \end{pmatrix}$. In all LaTeX-based sites this code is displayed correctly, but ...
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External animation, "hyperreffed'' from beamer

I want to show my students an animation during a presentation. The animation is on a particular web site and the copyright statement says that one can openly present the animation onsite or link to ...
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Check if fontseries exists

I want to check if the actual font used has a special fontseries installed, for example: %check for semibold \ifx\fontseries{sb} % doesnt work \def\textsb#1{\fontseries{sb}\selectfont #1} \else ...
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Size error with *.png-files when compiling with LaTex

I use MikTeX 2.9 and TeXmaker as an editor. When I compile my code with "Quickbuild": "pdflatex + bib(la)tex + pdflatex (x2) + view pdf" there is no problem and everything looks fine. But running ...
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Is there an Elsevier LaTeX2e book class?

I am interested in evaluating LaTeX2e book classes used by specific book publishers. I would like to lay my hands on the LaTeX2e book class, if it exists, for preparing book manuscripts for ...
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Embedding videos in pdf for playback on Mac

I'm trying to make a pdf with videos for viewing on a Mac. I know how to do this on Linux, but have never tried viewing it on a Mac. Is there an easy way to embed the videos (I have them in any ...
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How can I run pdflatex on multiple .tex files on Windows 7?

I built some graphics with TikZ and pgfplots. I have put the code with the most minimal necessary preamble into a standalone document for each figure. Say I put all those files for chapter 3 (hence ...
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pdflatex error \write18 and pdflatex.fmt not found

I have a TexLive 2014, but it doesn't work as I expected! It's seem to be an issu ever seen but I don't understand what can I do! This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) ...
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Longtable: how to force a page break?

I am writing an application and I have to complete a table similar to this: and since the descriptions in the second column will be lengthy, I have decided to use longtable. Some of the ...
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How to change output file directory in latex?

I'm using MikTeX 2.9 (pdflatex) and WinEdt 8.2. I know that all output files such as .tex, .pdf, .dvi, .log are important and I cannot simply delete them so I would like to ask how to get files (.pdf ...
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Avoid splitting/wrapping error message when using pdflatex

When compiling with pdflatex and using the file-line-error option if I have a long pathname and there is an error, that error is split at 80 characters in the log file (see image below) Is one (or ...
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How to add synctex feature in my custom tex editor and pdf viewer(okular or evince)?

I have created a custom tex editor using html and php.I need to add synctex feature in my editor and pdf viewer.Am using okular and evince as pdf viewer.In pdflatex command am adding --synctex=-1 ...
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pdflatex error for TikZ externlization when using LuaLaTeX [duplicate]

This is how I am calling LuaLaTeX in TeXstudio: lualatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode --shell-escape %.tex Doing a test run of my main document, I get this error throughout the document ...
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Cannot select radio elements, even output is not similiar

Referring to this post my output first doesn't look similiar and I also can't click on the elements. I've used the exact same code there. Has anyone an idea why this happens? His first example: ...
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Installing new fonts for use with PDFlatex [duplicate]

I have been looking around the web for guides on how to install a new font for LaTeX with PDFlatex. There are plenty of guides, but I have a hard time trying to follow them. At the moment I have the ...
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EPS to PDF conversion done by pdflatex is blurry

I have done a figure using TikZ that uses the shadows.blur package. Using qtikz (my TikZ editor), I have exported the image as an eps file. In my document, I use \includegraphics{theimage} and ...
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Determine hex unicode character code from raw character?

I found coloremoji which allows inserting apple's color emoji's into an uptex document. This library first extracts all emoji's as PDFs named according to their hex unicode character codes (e.g. ...
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Writing linebreak and tab to output file

In LaTex Beamer (MikTex on Win7), I use my own following macro to write to a text file: \usepackage{newfile} \newoutputstream{comment} \openoutputfile{\myFile.txt}{comment} ...
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How to page break a code print in a latex document into more pages instead of one

After this question How to show similar display of codes of different programming languages in LaTeX which prints a code in a standalone pdf document (for instance 1000 lines of code in only one pdf ...
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Track changes option in pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

Is their any track changes option available in LaTex, similar to word. If some other person want to mark comments in my LaTex document, is that possible?
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Correct way to specify discretionary hyphens in bib files with biblatex/biber

Today I unexpectedly received the dreaded character not set up for use with LaTeX from inputenc. In this case, I was also pretty sure the error came from a .bib file. However, I grepped everything in ...
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How to make LaTeX automatically call Inkscape to export figure to *.pdf_tex?

I'm working with Inkscape to update all the figures of a book, using the PDF+LaTeX option to export the figures. Right now, every time I modify a figure I "save as..." both with Inkscape's *.svg and ...
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How to typeset times in regular text

How should I enter in a time of day in latex in order to have it typeset properly, if I am using the amsmath package? I am using pdflatex. say I want to write "12:00". In math mode, this gives a ...
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Highlight only current subsection, hide subsections of other sections

The table of contents command in my beamer .sty looks like this: \newcommand{\MyToc}[1] { \AtBeginSubsection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{#1} ...
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Korean characters in article title [duplicate]

I'm writing a paper in English and need to include a few characters in Korean in the body and title. I've read several other posts and managed to get the Hangul to show up inside the body, but I ...
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.pdf and .eps files not compiling with our institute's .cls file

I am writing my thesis using .cls file provided by my institute. \documentclass[12pt,ifthen]{iiscthes} \usepackage{subfigure} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to change \textsc font to small caps?

I'm trying to change \textsc to produce small caps from a different font. The font pajp is used for the main text, but it doesn't have small caps. The font paj contains small caps, but I don't want to ...
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why pdf file is empty? Latex generates no output, no error

one of the auto-generated latex code, for some reason, generates no output in pdf. I made a MWE that has this latex code in it, all inside \[....\], and then run pdflatex but the file is empty. ...
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BioC packages in a text

how is it possible to have the following font for a Bioconductor library (for example "limma") in a text? Best e
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Codename for “kp serif” in TeX

mainly i'm aiming at doing the same thing as discussed in this question (How To Change Math Font Only?); except i want to use the "km serif" font and no matter what i search for on the web, i don't ...
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Rendering a pdf in a different location, from a standalone tex-file that combines several chapters [duplicate]

I've seen a lot of these questions, but in my search I haven't managed to find an answer to my problem. I am building a directory system for simple use, where I have divided the first folder into ...
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Colored box around hyperlinks

I would like to highlight with a colored box the hyperlink to an url in the text as well as the hyperlink to tables, figures and references as in the following example: Since I'm pretty new in ...
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Lyx generated PDF with JavaScript encounters NotAllowedError

I am trying to generate a pdf file that opens another pdf file with this code \usepackage[pdftex]{insdljs} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % Main Script ...
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Text column side by side minipage

I hope to be clear in the following question. I want to create a Newsletter with latex, in which the first non-blank page contains one gray column (highlighted, as it were), and under this in a ...
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Tikz code not working in LyX but working in pure Tex

I'm trying to add a tikz picture in my LyX document. To do this, I organize the tikz tex code in Texmaker (a friend sent me a tikz code model in a .tex file) and then I copy it to a ERT in LyX (making ...
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ISBN-13 in bibtex

What is the proper way to put an ISBN-13 number into a bibtex entry? What do I have to do to make it show up in the bibliography? I have the following book: Landmarks of Tomorrow: A Report on the ...
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Command \texteuro unavailable in encoding T1

I want to know how does LaTeX figures out if the Eurosymbol (€) is a glyph of a given T1 font. I tried \iffontchar but it seems the value is not unique. AFAIK it's not a standard symbol of the 256 ...
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Inserting B/W .jpg image causes image to be entirely black [duplicate]

I am working with .jpg images that are all B/W. Here is an example image I am using: and here is what I am using to put the image into my document: \begin{figure}[!htb] \centering ...
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“Dimension too large” using geometry package

So, I have an interesting problem with a really (really really ...) large equation that I am trying to typeset. Basically, crunching the file through pdflatex gives: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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How to write shell script for latex compliation? [closed]

Here's my needs. I have a latex file or template, some content of this file(say company name) needs to be changed according to different companies. I want to write a shell script satisfying this need, ...