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fi ligature not shown in output

Words with fi are not shown properly. »find« becomes »nd«, »first« becomes »rst«. and I receive this error 'package inputenc error :unicode char \u8 not set up for use with latex I am writing my ...
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TexMaker not working

I've been using LaTeX for some years now, and I've never really had a problem. However, since two days ago, I have not been able to generate PDFs using TeXmaker. The problem started after I used ...
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Image missing on different computer

I produce presentations with beamer using a custom style. A part of that style is my affiliation logo. However I found I have a problem, where the logo is missing when I send the pdf to a different ...
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Why pdfTeX gives different results with identical typesetting instructions? [on hold]

I noticed strange behavior in pdfTeX and do not understand how to explain it. In the following two examples pdf files look differently. texlive-lang-czechslovak package must be installed to try these ...
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How to resolve the badboxes and other warningss

I'm new to LateX and these errors are giving me a tough time to understand what they are and not sure of fixing them. Please help me resolve below errors. bibdata.bib file compiled with no errors. ...
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Location of pdflatex when installing Lyx

Where is the location of pdflatex when installed through Lyx on Windows?
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LaTeX: Top margin for References heading in PhD thesis

I have a layout issue with my PhD thesis. I need to have a 2 inche top margin for the References heading, but the rest of the pages of the references section should have a 1 inch top margin. The ...
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Locate the file generating a compilation error from terminal output

Consider the following files: test1.tex: \documentclass{article} \input{test2} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} test2.tex: \usepackage{badpak} In MikTeX with: pdflatex -interaction=...
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warning (pdf backend): pop empty color page stack 0

I've been receiving this warning and for the past several hours (erh, something like 12 hours now). I've been trying to narrow down what's been causing it, but to no avail. I managed to cut down the ...
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minipage with .eps overlaps text

I have a problem with including three .eps images next to each other into a shareLatex document. They slide upwards and overlap with the text for some reason. If I use .png, it works, also when I only ...
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Issue with 3D PDF created with LaTeX+media9 in mobile app

I'm using LaTeX with media9 (MikTeX 2.9) to create 3D PDF. The resulting PDF document can be displayed in Adobe Acrobat 11 on Windows. However, I can't load the same PDF in Tech Soft 3D PDF Reader ...
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How to solve compiling error?

I am getting a problem when compiling my dissertation. I want to know in which line the mistake occurs? How can I do that?
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Unwanted kerning inside em-dash when using microtype

I'm using microtype together with XCharter font. I have to add some space around en-dash and this works perfectly. Now I introduced some em-dashes with '---' but these are rendered by pdflatex as an ...
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how to count the number of words in a sentence, the number of sentences in a paragraph, and the number of paragraph?

I am writing an article on latex. I need to count the number of words in a sentence, the number of sentences in a paragraph, and the number of words in the paragraph? e.g. This is the first sentence....
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Why does the picture appear in a different position in XeLaTeX?

Min reprex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{showframe} % just to illustrate \begin{document} \adjustbox{trim={.5\width} 0 0 0,clip}{\includegraphics{...
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3D Rotate Type in .eps File and Using psfrag in Latex

I create my figures using Adobe Illustrator CC 2015. I see that type can be rotated within the plane of illustration and latex with psfrag will handle it just fine. But let's say I want some type that ...
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How to get Okular to parse a pdf's table of contents?

I am writing my thesis as a latex book which I compile using pdflatex. I use Okular to read pdfs, and I have seen that sometimes it displays the contents of a book in a clickable form. I would like to ...
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Why do my PDF figures in PDFTeX look bad in print?

I am using several figures created using Matplotlib in a LaTeX document that I compile with PDFTeX. When I print the compiled PDF, I find that the figure quality is not optimum on some printers, ...
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Font ygoth at 720 not found

This is what happens when i try compile on miktex via pdflatex command my .tex file I have MikTex 2.9. This problem doesn't happen with it on another computer with MiKTex 2.9 Both miktex's are just ...
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Different output when compile from PHP and from console

I am creating cards with tasks in tex format. Card sample \documentclass[14pt]{book} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \...
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How to stop latex from changing < to squiggles [duplicate]

How to stop latex from changing < to squiggles outside math mode?
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Is this a Beamer with Animation on Tables bug?

On the second slide of the animation, the following code results in the first table being offset down the page. Is this a bug? (Sorry if the example isn't exactly minimal, but it does show the ...
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How to suppress font information from pdftex terminal output?

I would like that pdfTeX printed terminal logs in the same format as TeX. Font information (especially when a lot of fonts are used) makes the log output hard to read. In the following example how to ...
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Texstudio compiling time

I have been using TexStudio for the past month and very much enjoy the program. I recently ran a 20 page long manuscript with 7 diagrams and 4 tables. Till about a couple of hours ago it was working ...
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Using glossaries package with Texmaker (running PDFLaTex)

Currently I am using the acronym package to generate a glossary of acronyms, but I would like to also have a glossary of mathematical symbols. Therefore, I am looking to move to the glossaries package....
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Using Hyperref in LyX - PDFLaTeX Hebrew

In the past year or so I have been using LyX in Hebrew with the Hebrew Article document class, with the PDFLaTeX format. Lately I found the Hyperref package, and with a single click all non-Hebrew ...
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Error Citing website in Bibtex

I am trying to cite a website: @Misc{OpenStreetMap2016, author = {OpenStreetMap}, title = {{OpenStreetMap} Statistics}, howpublished = {http://www.openstreetmap.org/stats/...
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changing TeXShop PDF search display preferences

I am using TeXShop 3.59 on a MacBook Pro. I would like to change the colour for highlighting search results in the PDF from light gray to a more discernible colour as I have great difficulty finding ...
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LaTeX DeclareUnicodeCharacter as a second argument for a macro

I want to enable the unicode modifiers for an emoji library: apple_emoji.sty: \usepackage{graphicx,amsmath,xparse} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[export]{adjustbox} \ProvidesPackage{...
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MikTeX Deployment for multiple users

We use mainly MikTeX/pdflatex 2.9. I'm wondering if the deployment scheme we have here is really the best. The way we deploy is as follows: Create a miktex 2.9 System with required packages for our ...
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Standard LaTeX fonts, babel, and font encoding

I seem to have stumbled upon a clash between the standard (non-Latin Modern LaTeX) fonts, the L7x (Lithuanian) font encoding and the babel package. If try to use several languages (e.g., Lithuanian ...
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(Lyx) How to install pdfpreview and how to export it into pdf?

I'm a Mac user and there's no preview option. I searched around on the tutorial and found that I have to install a software in order to have instant pdf preview. Is there anyway I can preview my ...
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How to automatically squeeze a title?

After some comments, I am going to revise the question, so that it is more understandable. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt, twocolumn, a4paper]{article} \begin{document} \section*{This is a ...
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Setting up arara user command in TeXstudio on Windows

I'm trying to set up an arara user command in TeXstudio. I've been following this very helpful little tutorial that can be found as an answer the following question: How to configure TexStudio editor ...
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LyX fails with pdflatex error [closed]

When attempting to "View" (as PDF) LyX documents since updating to 2.2.0, I get The external program pdflatex finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external program'...
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Encoding problem with accents and inputenc package

I have this problem, it seems i'm doing something wrong while writing letters with accents like "è", on that line the compiler says: package inputenc Error: unicode char \u8:èun not set up for use. ...
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\IfEqCase not working inside tikzpicture

I'm working on the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[a4paper,13pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xstring} \newcommand{\swcase}[1]{ \IfEqCase{#1}{{a}{1}{b}{2}} } \begin{document} ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment snugshade undefined when trying to knit pdf from rmd file

I have a basic Rmd file which looks like this: --- title: "trial" output: pdf_document --- ```{r setup, include=FALSE} knitr::opts_chunk$set(echo = TRUE) ``` ```{r trial} plot(1:10) ``` When I ...
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lecturer.tex and xetex

I am experimenting with lighter-weight alternatives to beamer, and found lecturer.tex interesting. However, it depends on PDF-specific features, thus it compiles under pdftex. If I try to use xetex I ...
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Working on multiple tex files using different fonts using TexStudio - driving me insane [duplicate]

I was working with a Tex file in the standard font, and another in Calibri in Tex Studio. The problem is that I have to switch compiler between the two files. I don't want to use Configure -> Build ...
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PdfLatex call does not work with graphics package and eps figure

I noticed that pdflatex does not compile the following minimal working example with an eps figure when the additional options are used for the graphics in the \includegraphics part. Without the ...
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Moderncv \cventry remove fields

I am writing my own cv using moderncv. In the section "education" I have an entry that does not suit the inputs required by \cventry. Generally, \cventry requires 6 fields, but I only need 4. My ...
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tex and pdf files disappeared after the error 'I can't write on file'

I am in a really weird and frustrating situation. I hope there is someone can help me. I just opened and compiled tex file which worked perfectly last time, but it suddenly shows the error that I can'...
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'Package pgf Error: No shape named is known' for nodes defined in matrix [closed]

On my local system \graph is not able to recognize nodes defined \matrix \documentclass{article} % say \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,intersections,through,backgrounds} \usetikzlibrary{...
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Issue with pdfminorversion while using pdfx package

Considering the following LaTeX code: \documentclass{book} \pdfminorversion=5 \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[!htb] \centering \includegraphics[...
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Using \c{e} and other special characters in .bib files with pdflatex+biblatex+biber: How to avoid Package inputenc Error?

I use Mendeley to manage my bibliography and have it automatically update .bib files. Unfortunately, this often leads to the "Package inputenc Error" when compiling. I narrowed my problem down to ...
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Unicode symbol for space prints some kind of rising dash?

I have the minimal example \documentclass{article}\begin{document}Here\char"0020{}There\end{document} I wanted to show that a LaTeX document can be written completely without any white spaces. The ...
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How to place an “Export as PDF + Latex from Inkscape”-image above a \includegraphics image (overlay) - Make centers match

When you save images as a PDF, checking the PDF + Latex option, one gets 3 files: filename.pdf filename.pdf_tex filename.svg If you'd like to include this exported image in a Tex document, this ...
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How can I place a 1 cm margin to a set pdf book (a6) to print

So I've already got my book ready set for a6 paper: contents, latex compilation, and I'm already satisfied with the end result of pdf I've got. However I've noticed that it'd be good to add a small ...
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How to put on and off comments while publishing latex documents into PDF [duplicate]

I created a file using TeXstudio, I have lots of comments in the document. I want publish the document one version with the comments and the other without it. Is three a way to put on and off comments ...