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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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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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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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Non-ascii character as argument

I want to do something special with some characters in the text. In this example that is just boldfacing them: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Korean characters in article title

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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Trouble with setting up TeXlipse

I have installed TeXlipse in past on several machines, however it seems like something is wrong this time. The only thing different this time is that I am using Windows 8. I have downloaded MiKTeX ...
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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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Stix font not in Adobe Illustrator (Windows)

I compiled my latex document using pdflatex in texstudio. I have already installed the Windows Stix fonts in to the system fonts folder. However when I open the pdf output in Illustrator I get: and ...
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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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Gnuplot and TiKZ: centering plots?

I'm trying to plot an implicit function in a LaTeX document, and I'm using TiKZ for all my diagrams. For the implicit function, I'm calling gnuplot, and I've found that the best solution, which seems ...
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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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How to change AUCTeX latex compile command? (using Emacs 23)

I'd like to configure AUCTeX to compile without stopping on errors. I can do it from a terminal with pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode filename.tex but AUCTeX apparently does pdflatex ...
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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, ...
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Why IEEEtran with blurry with XeLaTeX but not with PDFLaTeX, and how to fix it?

The question is pretty simple. Compiling this code with PDFLaTeX \documentclass{IEEEtran} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} gives me back whereas compiling the ...
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Fairly large document sometimes won't compile

I'm working on a fairly large LaTeX document which is ~150 pages compiled. I've split the document into smaller files which I include using the \include command. The document compiles without problem ...
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pdflatex (TeXLive) unreadable output on linux

I'm compiling my TeX files using pdflatex from XFCE terminal (same on XTerm). The compile log is very hard to read. It's like pdflatex doesn't break the lines, so the window is randomly filled with ...
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SOLVED: PDFLatex doesn't include bib properly on a 2nd system [closed]

I have encountered a weird pdflatex problem. Maybe you know a solution to this. I have a latex project on a server. When I compile this project + bibliography with pdflatex project bibtex project ...
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pdfLaTeX produces different outputs from the same file

I am writing a report using LaTeX and I am quite confused about something. I am working with TeXShop, and the output produced after compiling sometimes changes. Let me show some screenshots Here ...
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Unable to use pdftex if Adobe is still open

I'm sorry if this exact question has already been asked, but the similar duplicates I've found didn't have the same phrasing. Therefore, I'm asking a new question... I have WinEdt 7.0 on Windows 7 ...
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Change to class file not reflected

I am using a class file to help document my thesis. I need to make some basic changes and I therefore go and edit my class file. I save it and then in Texnic Center when I do shift+ctrl+f5 I do not ...
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Issue with quotation marks [closed]

Quotation marks are showing up as symbols for me. I am using TeXstudio with pdflatex.exe. Here is a screenshot of my issue. I can list all the packages I am using if that helps.
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Frequently loaded packages: Differences between pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX

Until now, I have been compiling my LaTeX documents with pdfLaTeX. My standard document preamble includes the "usual suspects" for non-English speakers (inputenc, fontenc, babel) and a bunch of other ...
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Ubuntu: beamer not working

I used to be a regular latex user but haven't touched it in the last two years due to being out of academia. So sorry for what might be a stupid question. I want to create a beamer presentation. Here ...
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How can I have labels on the plots in latex, drawn in R

I used R to get different plots. I saved them as pdf. I went to my tex. file and I used \includegraphics command. The plot came but it does not have labels on, that is, x-labels, y-labels and ...
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How to Save as PDF using TexMaker

I have written a paper using pdflatex in TexMaker, so I have no problem viewing my document as a PDF. However, I am not sure how to SAVE the file as a PDF document and then view it outside of ...
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Adding a hrule between hboxes decreases their vertical distance

Using pdftex. Given two sample programs test0.tex \vbox{ \hbox{X} \hbox{Y} } \bye test1.tex \vbox{ \hbox{X} \hrule \hbox{Y} } \bye gives the following outputs. test0.png test1.png So, ...
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How to find out which compile steps are necessary? [duplicate]

I have been using LaTeX for quite a while now, but I have not found out how to determine the rules for the compilation steps needed to create the document yet. A couple of questions come up. Please ...
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How to get the res class document to work for a resume?

So I tried to start my resume like this: \documentclass{res} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \cfoot{Name} \rfoot{\thepage} \fancyhead{} ...
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Using longtabu with multicolumn produces errors sometimes

I have a document which uses the longtable package as well as \multicolumn to have certain cells which span multiple columns. This seems to work just fine: \documentclass[10pt]{report} ...
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Local font installation problems

Recently I tried to reinstall the MathTimePro II fonts in my local texmf directory. I already have Lucida fonts installed which works fine. So I carefully copied all the relevant files/folders to the ...
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How to use poetrytex with cyrillic letters

I am trying to use poetrytex with cyrillic letters like this: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{poetrytex} \usepackage[paperwidth=140mm,paperheight=210mm]{geometry} \begin{document} ...
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Auto Pst Pdf Behaviour on Linux outside of the /home/ directory

I've searched and found many questions and answers regarding the use of auto-pst-pdf but none of them have helped me so far. My problem is that I'm generating a code 39 bar code, which does not always ...
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Centering table header with \multicolumn and intercolumn space

A previous answer directs that, when using \multicolumn in a tabular, subsequent intercolumn space added in the tabular column spec should be repeated in the \multicolumn column spec. However, this ...
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TexStudio Autosave Recovery Question

So I was using Texstudio to write an article and the computer just froze. I had to restart the computer, my 2 hour work was gone. I was stupid enough to not save it at all... Does anyone know if ...
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Using GNUPlot inside Latex (TexStudio) for IEEE Tran

I am trying to insert gnuplot inside my IEEE Tran paper (Platform is Windows). I am unable to do it correctly. Here is the code. The below give code is not working. No output is obtained. I am writing ...
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How can I check if pdfLaTeX works correctly

I tried to compile the following document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} When I compiled it, pdflatex said: pdflatex demo.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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Generating PDF/A-1b compliant documents using pdfx and pdfLaTeX

There are several discussions on the web on how to generate PDF/A-1b compliant documents. One approach can be found on ...
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How to write a multiline case in latex?

I am trying to get the output similar to this: I have written this code: \begin{equation} \text{RHS} \rightarrow \begin{cases} \vert 1 \rangle \left[\frac{2\beta}{\sqrt{\alpha^2 + ...
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Cannot get Skim to open on C-x C-v

I have been trying to get Skim to start from emacs. I always get no "matching viewer found". Here are the settings of my .emacs and I am sure something is wrong here, but cannot figure it out. Any ...