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Landscape mode makes landscape page too small

I used the instructions from how-to-change-certain-pages-into-landscape-portrait-mode to create a table with plots in landscape mode. The page is turned , but with the left side up, instead of ...
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Error when putting code for setting figure side by side

I'm new in LaTeX and trying to help my friend to fix her document. I use Texmaker 4.1.1. The LaTeX code of her document is as follows Main Document: (Main Document.tex) ...
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Pdftex Throwing Error

I have the following latex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Electrolysis of Water and Aqueous Solutions} \author{Carlo Abelli \\ AP Chemistry --- Mr.\ Kern} \date{February 19, 2015} ...
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suppress output <use image.png> [n] for \includegraphics{image.png} via pdflatex

When using \includegraphics{image.png} my pdflatex console is cluttered with the output <use image.png> [n] Where n is the number of includes. This is especially annoying, as I use an image ...
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Tikz spy - empty zoom with pdflatex

I have issues getting the spy library to work on my current installation. I am running TeXmaker with MikTeX 2.9 (with all packages updated) on Win8.1x64. I read about the issues others are having ...
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TeXworks not able to detect dictionaries for spell check

I am using pdfLaTeX and TeXworks on a Mac machine. I have placed dictionary files for spell checking as mentioned here. But, it is not working properly and highlighting the entire text. Could you ...
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Fontawesome doesn't scale up

I have written a small sample to test, if the fontawesome script (v. 4.3.0-1) scales up with the font size which I want, but it doesn't :( \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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PDFlatex not converting eps to pdf ANYMORE

I observe a very strange behaviour with PDFlatex. I have recently used the beamer to create a presentation. The last compilation (with PDFlatex) was done on the 9th of April 2015. Today (July 2015), ...
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Why do PDF files produced by pdflatex not pass validation?

Why do simple PDF files compiled with pdflatex contain so many PDF errors? The simplest example I can see is "Hello World!" that once compiled, \documentclass{report} \begin{document} Hello ...
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Missing $ inserted as error message, but it's not that

I'm getting the error message "Missing $ inserted" even though everything is fine in my latex file. I copied all of my document into another template and it works. However, if I make a (whatever) ...
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! LaTeX error: “kernel/command-not-defined” ! ! Control sequence \str_case:nnn undefined

I am starting to write a report and I have used what I have previously done some months ago and it gives me this error: ! LaTeX error: "kernel/command-not-defined" ! ! Control sequence \str_case:nnn ...
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pdfTeX error: cannot open Type 1 font file for reading

Environment OS: Mac OS X 10.10.4 TeX Live: 2015 Basic Editor: Sublime Text 3 w/ LaTeXTools Preamble of tex file \documentclass[12pt,MSc,twoside]{muthesis} % The tex template of University of ...
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Index is not printing in PDF output

First things first, here is MWE: \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \chapter{\index{intorduction}Introduction} \blindtext This ...
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Creating work breakdown structure

I have a diagram that I want to convert into latex format. The diagram is as follows: can someone please tell me how to draw it in Work Breakdown Structure format??
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Printing Table with empty field

I am working with Python and have an array of numbers. For example: a = (1,2,3,4,5,6) b = (1,3,5) c = (2,4,6) Now I want to print these array in Latex Table as below format: a c b ...
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Document class CD to create beautiful CD cover

Does somebody know a document class like cd to create cd covers where: a) I can add a logo to the CD cover text and b) the output is not a4 (or so) but the exact size to fit a CD cover. I tried ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment DoxyRefList undefined. DoxyRefList

Im trying to generate pdf with doxygen. Already I have tex file generates, like "refman.tex". I can't compile with latex, or pdflatex. Here is the obtained error: *latex refman.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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LEd is not compiling

After 4 years I decided to take up again LEd, which I used for my bachelor thesis. It was alright until I decided to compile to see the PDF. The error was: 21-07-2015 08:27:48: START ...
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Hebrew support in LaTeX (OS X Yosemite)

I managed a few weeks ago to make hebrew work on LaTeX (using TeXShop). Now I updated to MacTex 2015. Since the upgrade, the hebrew is gone! All I get is this non-informative message: kpathsea: ...
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Package minted Error: Missing Pygments output Latex [closed]

I am using Anaconda Scientific package for installing all the python related packages. I want to use minted package for editing my script in Latex. However, after I set up all the things correct. The ...
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I am trying to use lettergothic font in my document. I am getting an error “The ulgb8r source file could not be found.”

I am using pdflatex compiler. This is a sample document. After installing font manually as directed in the README.lettergothic, I have performed "Refresh FNDB" and "Update Formats" of my Miktex 2.9 ...
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Invisible part introductions (\ctparttext{}) in classicthesis

I have a strange problem. In the resulting PDF of when my large (200+ pages) classicthesis.sty project is compiled, it works just nice, except that the part introductions are invisible. The text is ...
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MinionPro % character not being properly rendered

After installing MinionPro following instructions from https://toihoctap.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/install-minionpro-font-for-texlive-2012-in-ubuntu-12-04-lts/ % signs aren't being properly rendered, ...
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How can I succeed in including a few Chinese ideograph text characters while using pdflatex?

I am using TexLive 2015 on Debian Jessie with what I believe to be a complete installation (including Debian packages such as cjk-latex, texlive-fonts-extra, and latex-cjk-chinese-arphic-bsmi00lp). I ...
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Texmaker: compiling a parent file

I'm writing up some old math notes that closely follow a textbook, and I have a tex file for each section of the book I worked through. I keep all these section files in a directory tex, and then on ...
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Insert pdf, add margin

I'd like to add to a pdf a margin of 1cm. Around this page I will add a frame later and like to draw something else to the frame. However, how can I add a margin to a pdf without scaling the pdf (-> ...
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Nicely typesetting verbatim text

I want an environment in which LaTeX typesets the text just like it otherwise would, but without accepting any commands whatsoever while within this environment. None of the answers to this question ...
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How to unstyle styled macro in headings?

I have a macro that occurs very frequently in the text. At one occasion, it occurs inside a heading, which causes some problems: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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How to set the Bibliography title for BibTex in Pandoc

I currently render my thesis with Markdown files as source, and want to generate a PDF output. I use the following command for that: pandoc --template template.latex --standalone --chapters \ ...
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Sorting according to absolute page height from pdf extensions

I'm unsure how to present the question, so I'll just go with something and edit if it is deemed necessary. The PDF extensions currently extend the basic TeX macros with at least the following three ...
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Transforming a tex file into pdftex

I am illiterate in Latex, but use ScientificWord soft. The latter returns a TEX file. Up to now it was enough. Now I met a requirement to transform to transform the manuscript into a pdftex. What is ...
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Arxiv Latex Upload Error

I tried uploading my PDF files (generated from Latex) to Arxiv, but things did not work (arxiv wants its authors to upload the source). While, looking for answers on StackOverFlow, I found this ...
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Undefined Control Sequences [closed]

I am writing a fairly long paper (150+ pages) in PDF TeX using eplain. In the last ten pages I am getting error messages to the effect that control sequences are undefined. These are control ...
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Undefined control sequence \end{tikzpicture} with classicthesis.sty

Sadly I wasn't able to get the help I needed from this other question with the same problem: Undefined control sequence \draw and \end{tikzpicture} I am using the code presented in this answer: ...
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Pythontex and the g-brief address field

I calculate some coordinates to include a cut out of a PDF (eStamps) via python. My code looks like this: \documentclass[ ngerman, % deutsch-neu %russian, % russisch %english, % ...
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pdfLaTeX viewer shows no video

I ran the code below in pdfLaTeX editor supplied by TeXworks. It produced a PDF in which the requested video played as desired, However, the viewer that pdfLaTeX provides showed no video, but only the ...
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How to replace “unsupported tokens in pdf strings” from the argument of a macro?

I'm trying to write a class where the arguments of the \title{} and \author{} commands, used for the title page, automatically call \hypersetup{} to set the title and the author in the PDF metadata. ...
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bibtex can't open or find source.bib [closed]

I've looked over other questions, but none of them seem to solve my problem. I have a document and would like to do the following with biblatex: Use the bibtex backend Compile my (long) ...
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Reference page and table of contents [duplicate]

The last sentence of my last chapter ends on page 118. Just after the last line I used \clearpage \renewcommand{\bibname}{References} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{References} to get the ...
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pythontex returns nothing

I want to automatically trim a PDF (cut out e-stamps from a larger sheet and insert them into a letter). That should work like that: I give a number n, to cut out the n-th stamp on the sheet, and for ...
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Unknown option `x-1a1' for package `pdfx' error

I am trying to use pdfx package to generate PDF/X-1a:2001. According to its specification: The package can be loaded with the command: \usepackage[<option>]{pdfx} and x-1a: ...
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Forcing pdftex to be in pdf mode

I have a rather complex macro to produce pdf figures in landscape mode. When I include the macro in the body of the main file, the code runs fine. When I put the macro in a separate style ...
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How to insert unicode text in IEEE paper? [duplicate]

I am writing a paper for IEEE conference. I would like to know how to insert some unicode text into the paper. The primary language of the paper is English.
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pgfplots external with large dataset (lualatex?)

I have fairly large datasets with densely strucutred data that i cant downsampe much without loosing structure. I use TexMaker on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I use \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots,pgfplotstable} ...
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LaTex capacity exceeded - pdf latex [closed]

Using pdflatex on Ubuntu 14.04 to produce a large PDF file. I get the capacity exceeded error. The error has appeared all of a sudden - I was able to produce 200 MB file before. I have changed the ...
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why hyperref link text border(box) doesn't have uniform size under Xelatex

I found that the same code under different tex engines gives different hyperref link border(box) size, see the minimal sample code below: \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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An easy way to create your own new Font using glyphs from other psnfss2e fonts?

I'd like to create my own LaTeX font that works with pdfLaTeX, or if that's too difficult for me, then create a custom font that at least works with XeTeX. I'd like to use the letters from Palitino ...
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Problem with em-dash symbol using extsizes package

I use package extsizes for 14 pt text size in my document. But there are a problem with em-dash symbol in PDF: in some scales (e.g. 74%, 100%, 204%. but not 125% and 150%) dash symbol is invisible: ...
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Setting pdfinfo fields from a class file

In a class file, I have set (to automatically set PDF information fields): \hypersetup{pdfinfo={Title={\@doctitle}, Author={\@docauthor}, Subject={\@docsubject}, Producer={LaTeX}, ...
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Wrapfigure: skip some lines

I am having a wrapfigure at the bottom of my page in the last paragraph which refuses a nice looking position. x -> text, # -> wrapfigure: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ...