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\index command adding spaces after underscores

I am writing a document with an index of commands that may contain an underscore symbol. Thus, I use entries like: \index{a\_b} However, the .idx file contains code of the form: \indexentry{a\_ ...
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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 ...
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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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'Package pgf Error: No shape named is known' for nodes defined in matrix [on hold]

On my local system \graph is not able to recognize nodes defined \matrix \documentclass{article} % say \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,intersections,through,backgrounds} ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Defining -aux-directory for pdflatex breaks citations for natbib

When I run pdflatex with an -aux-directory flag it makes it so natbib can't find the citations. pdflatex command with -aux-directory: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex ...
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Separation of two authors using the amsart document class

I want to achieve a similar result to this one (see answer). However, I am using the amsart document class and the result for that code is this: The problem I believe is with the \and command that ...
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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 ...
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How to center watermark using draftwatermark? \SetWatermarkHorCenter is not working [on hold]

I'm trying to center the watermark on my document using \SetWatermarkHorCenter. It works fine on Windows (MikTex - TexStudio), but it's not working on Linux (Ubuntu Server 14.04). I've managed to ...
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Question marks in cross-referencing after using pdflatex command

I am working on a software, to automatically generate *.tex-files with some predefined and generated text inside. After generating the files, I am calling the Windows command line (CMD) and try to ...
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Latex error. Unknown graphics extension: eps, file.eps not found

I am running the following code in texlive (latest version) in linux and got the error Unknown graphics extension: .eps. . I tried removing .eps extension but it gave me file.eps not found. my path is ...
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Error while generating pdf

I get this error while trying to generate PDF. Please help. ! Undefined control sequence. l.19 =1mm \tabulinesep =1mm
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Convert TikZ to EPS using pdfLaTeX

I would like to convert my TikZ images to EPS format and save in a separate file while pdfLaTeX compiles my document, ideally. Note I am using MikTeX and TeXstudio. Otherwise, I would like to be able ...
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Pdflatex refuses to process .bib file with hash sign #

Pdflatex (not Biber) complains in the howpublished line in the bbl about the hastag sign. It does compile when I delete the hastag, but whats wrong, how to prevent this in the first place? Illegal ...
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Texmaker cannot find class file. “LaTeX Error: File `revtex4-1.cls' not found.”

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with Texlive, and more specifically with the Texmaker graphical editor. I am attempting to use a class file from a third party, .cls, which is located in a subdirectory of ...
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Making an anonymous PDF file using PDFLaTeX

When writing a referee report for a journal, it would be preferrable to have the resulting PDF file generated by pdflatex be completely anonymous. Does one need to take special actions to ensure ...
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Pdftex error in moderncv: FontAwesome--fontawesometwo at 600 not found

I am getting the abovementioned error when compiling a moderncv file in Texmaker. I recently switched to Windows 10. I have tried the solutions mentioned here and here but nothing worked. I am ...
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How I can align 2 equations with LaTeX?

I'm writing an article and I would like to write two equations which will be align with the egal sign. My script : \begin{eqnarray} \begin{center} $ X = ( \alpha_i - \alpha_0 ) * cos (\delta_0) \\ Y ...
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How to run shell command with \write18?

I want to use the command \write18 with shell or other excutables rather than only a restricted list of programs as it says here: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/20446/92620 How can i bypass the ...
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Error “Font ptmr8r at 480 not found”

\documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[capitalize]{cleveref} \usepackage{url} \graphicspath{{./figures/}} ...
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TeX-based solution to Google Drive sync problems

When files are stored locally in Google Drive, and sync is turned on, problems can occur when compiling a TeX file. For example, using Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 10 to build Thesis.tex, I get ...
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mktextfm fails when pdflatex is invoked by cgi-bin script under www-data (apache)

I'm starting pdflatex from a shell-script invoked as cgi-bin application on Ubuntu (running under default www-data user) and from time to time I have the following kind of error preventing compiling: ...
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Error: Sorry, the system call 'pdflatex -shell-escape -halt-on-error '

I am trying to use TikzEdt tool to generate some graphs....It was working very nicelly, until I tried the extended mode, and from that instance, it is reporting an error. Here is the preamble ...
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Error message using pdflatex on “R's Multiple Sequence Alignment” Package

I am new to using R-studio and the Multiple Sequence Alignment package. I am trying to generate a PDF of the outputs from an alignment result, but I keep getting an error message. I am inputting ...
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inserting a single unicode character with pdflatex

I would like to include a special character in my LaTex document : Ꝃ (it is used in breton for an abbreviation for "kêr", which means "place" or "house", and used in the naming of locations) Here ...
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pst-barcode with pstool

I would like to use the package pst-barcode with pstool. Is this possible? I am aware of the working pdflatex solution: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pst-barcode} ...
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Slanted text in newtxmath

The \textsl and \textit appears to be same when I load the newtxmath,newtxtext package. Can anyone say why the error? My commands: \documentclass[12pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} ...
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Embed all the fonts during compiling with pdflatex?

My paper has the font TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT not embedded in itself, and therefore fails the IEEE submission check. I am able to embed it with Acrobat by printing the PDF. However, I find it changes ...
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pdfx - package leads to non-working hyperref links

I want to produce a PDF/A-1b compliant document. I am using pdflatex (MikTex 2.9) and TeXnicCenter. On the web, I've read that the "pdfx" package is the best way to do this. I installed pdfx according ...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{choice.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored

when compiling the following document: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amsbsy,amssymb,amsthm,cases,blkarray,mathrsfs,amsrefs,amsfonts,latexsym} ...
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How to correct alignment in exam class page layout?

I'm creating MCQ paper using EXAM class. \begin{center} Section II \newline Multiple Correct Answer Type \newline This section contains 10 Multiple Choice questions. Each question has four choices ...
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latex pdflatex version error

LOG FILE: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (MiKTeX 2.9) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2016.5.2) 22 MAY 2016 12:21 entering extended mode **./Rapport1.tex (Rapport1.tex please i need help ...
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pdfx option clash inputenc + fontenc + hyperref

I want to compile my .tex file with pdflatex but get an option clash, since I load pdfx to get a PDF/A-1b compliant file. This is part of my header: ...
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Prevent pdflatex.ini repair when updating packages in miktex

I've installed Miktex for the local user only so it is installed in C:\Users\~\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX 2.9. I had to add save_size=80000 to pdflatex.ini in ..\miktex\config to avoid errors when ...
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Long equation tag/number gets shifted to left hand side, rather than underneath right hand side

So i have an equation which is pretty much the width of my text. The equation number usually (when using pdflatex) shifts below the right hand side of the equation. However, i am now having to ...
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PDF plain text for a macro with a starred version

I'm typesetting a document with PDFLaTeX. In some section titles, I use a macro which has a starred version. In the PDF index (the table of contents that PDF viewers typically show in a side pane), I ...
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texshop does not generate pdf, only dvi

I have had no problem with texshop generating pdf files until I tried a new template today. When it compiles, texshop only generates dvi, not pdf. Any clues or suggestions? I clicked "typeset" with ...
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Different looks of two different PDF

The first image is my text. The second one is of a professor. Mine looks different from his: my characters are a bit bolder than his and not as easy looking (and reading) as his, perhaps due to ...
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Page number of bibliography in table of contents is above or below correct value

In my latex document which uses the report documentclass and hyperref package, I have the following code before the end of the document: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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PDF or PDF/A to Latex

I have made a sketch in Visio. I plan to save it to .pdf for use with pdflatex. I have the option of saving as PDF/A-1 (a or b not specified). Would I want to make a habit of saving these images as ...
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Where should I specify pdftex primitives?

I would like to suppress this type of warning by pdftex: PDF inclusion: multiple PDFs with page group So one solution proposed here is to use this primitive: \pdfsuppresswarningpagegroup=1 ...
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Which figure type to use: pdf or eps?

Both are vector graphics (typically) and both can be imported painlessly into a pdflatex document (so let's say we ignore dvi for this question). What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? ...
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Rotating scope in tikz

Can't able to rotate scope with external image (fig.pdf). \begin{scope} [rotate=30] \node (scope6) at (0,0) {\includegraphics{/tmp/fig1}}; \node at (0,0) [rotate=0,color=black] {Text}; ...
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problem with text wrapping in tabular environment

I would like the contents of a cell in a row span several lines. I have the following MWE: \begin{table}[b]{ \begin{center}{ \begin{tabular}{|l|c|c|c|c|} \hline Source & Value & Affected ...
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Pandoc: Format Chapters/Sections

I'm currently using a basic template found on internet and I'm trying to format chapters and sections but nothing happens :(. I include this to my template tex file and update usepackage: ...