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Why does this \ifincomplete latex code not work

I have an exam class document, and I want it to output three fields on a page with an incomplete question as follows: page 1 of 2 question 4 continues please go to next page ... and on the ...
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pdfLaTeX disapeared from kile

Yesterday, I was happily compiling with pdfLaTeX in kile on my kubuntu 14.4, but today, pdfLaTeX is gone from kile. What happened, how do I get it back? pdflatex still seems to be installed: $ ...
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PDFs are not printed with the correct fonts

Using pdflatex I create some official PDFs from LaTeX source with \usepackage{mathpazo} or even just with the normal CM fonts and they look fine on my screen both, in Preview and in Adobe PDF Reader. ...
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Beamer and alternative hyperref (with pdftex driver) configurations

I would like to use a range of 4 to 5 different version of beamer configuration to have a certain flexbility when gerating slides w.r.t. differnt purposes --- e.g. presentation mode, handout, for me, ...
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How can I replace tabs with spaces before compiling .tex file?

I want to indent text in the verbatim environment. I want to do this with the tabulator. The problem is that verbatim does not work as advertised ("prints unmodified text"). It actually replaces the ...
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Why does my Latex want multiple \end(document)s? [closed]

My Latex document wants multiple instances of \end{document} even though I only have one begin{document}. Without the extra \end{document}s, I get the error: Compile Error. Sorry your LaTeX code ...
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Problem with \pdfliteral

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \begin{document} NAME: \hfill SURNAME: \hfill \pdfliteral {q 1 Tr [.1 .4]0 d .1 w}SIGN\pdfliteral{q}\\ This text is not black. \end{document} And ...
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include picture with output directory option pdflatex

I'm trying to compil latex files from an external directory using output-dir option because some *.sty files are in my LaTeX directory but not in my current directory. The command I use is like this :...
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The path of image causing error at compiling [duplicate]

I have this path of one of my images: \includegraphics[trim=0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm,clip,scale=.40]{Figures/Simulation_C_044 _023_4_21kV.pdf} When I compile the code, it shows me that there is an error in ...
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Horizontally and vertically center a figure and scale to fill the whole page in landspape orientation

I want to have an image that fills a landscape page. I have tried: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pdflscape} %Gives us landscape pages with begin{landscape}....
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Missing begin document in latex file with multiple chapters

Interesting point is that until yesterday I ran this code easily without getting any error but suddenly it keep sending the error of missing begin document. I see some similar question and it was ...
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Strange reference behaviour. (References disappearing randomly)

I am using the MNRAS class https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/mnras?lang=en, and I have a very strange behaviour with my references. I am using BibTex, and some times the file ...
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cannot search in created PDF-File

I write my bachelor thesis with texstudio under ubuntu 14.04. And I've noticed that I cannot search in the created file. I tried everywhere - evince, acroread, in texstudio integrated pdf-viewer. I ...
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To insert by pdfpages pdf files closely one after the other without new page

I have a few articles as pdf files to be merged in one book. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} Conference proceedings \includepdf[pages=-...
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Glossaries won't print

I'm currently unable to get Glossaries to work. The documents builds fine. No errors whatsoever. But it's not printing the glossary even tho it creates a hyperref at the \glo{computer} which leads to ...
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Modular document compiling without some child documents [closed]

I am creating a modular TeX document with many child documents, using the \input command. After inputting the first 10 child documents, everything compiles as it should. However, after I add another ...
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‘\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink’ error with current version of hyperref

I am experiencing the hyperref split-link issue described in previous questions. I tried to update the hyperref package as recommended as well as the oberdiek package which also seems to have some ...
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Is it possible to input a file from the web

I am using PHP on my server to create a latex table from a database, which is working fine. The problem I have now is getting that into my latex document. I thought that giving it the path would ...
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get matlab-prettifier to work in pdflatex

in the min example below, I cannot get the file to compile as it complains that I must change my typesetting engine to xelatex or lualatex instead of plain latex or pdflatex. In my original program, ...
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PDF/X in pdflatex with memoir, new xcomply package [closed]

Only a question in the sense of feedback requested. Move if necessary... For some time, I have been working on a better alternative to packages such as pdfx and xmpincl. I think I've got it! Results ...
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Page numbers in pages other than the chapter's first page don't show up [closed]

I am writing my master thesis with a template that I created by myself, and everything seems to be moreorless fine except for the page numbering. I am using two different formats, roman and arabic ...
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How can I fine-tune the position of equation numbers (given they are all on the right)?

My equation numbers are all on the right. I have the distance from the margin set to 18mm, but I wish to vary this on any particular page as I progress through the document. I presume it would mean ...
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To replace “var” greek symbols correctly

Need to use utf8 natural greek symbols in pdflatex. For modern letters I use package textalpha, var greek symbols i workout through replacement and do not know how to do this correctly. Now the text ...
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How to check the text mode

I need to check that during symbol replacement the mode is really text. This came from such task: I do replace underdot symbols like ạ to avoid in pdflatex errors like "Unicode char \u8:ạ not set up ...
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How to insert StackExchange style code?

I want to highlight some code~ish thing in a report like this: blahblahblah...Then you should use ./runprog to start up the program etc etc... How can I do this?
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Flip a landscape environment

I have a page that needed to be in landscape mode, so I've used something like: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{pdflscape} \begin{document} \lipsum \begin{...
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How to use macro inside \pdfpageattr

I would like to use macro to set /MediaBox, /BleedBox, /CropBox and /TrimBox equal to the actual page size. But it seems that \pdfpageattr is reading list of tokens and is not a "regular macro" (if I ...
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PDFLaTeX basic installation in windows for R pdf output for slow internet

I have a windows operating system. I'm using R statistical software. I have to output a R MarkDown file into pdf. This can be done by PDFTeX which requires installation from MiKTeX. R suggests that I ...
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How to produce only dvi file with latex on Mac

Recently, I switched to MacTex, I somehow get used to run the following sequence on a Windows command terminal: latex *.tex ->generate only dvi file bibtex *.aux latex *.tex dvipdfm *.dvi ->...
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Longtable alignment with caption

I try to make a table with a caption and I have some issues with the layout. How can I force the table to fit in the width of the caption? The last column is sticking out. And how could I adjust ...
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I need vector fonts in PDF [duplicate]

I've processed this file with PDFLaTeX and got a PDF with a raster font. I need vector fonts. What I did wrongly? \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{...
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How to set PDF compatibility to “Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)” [duplicate]

My Master's Thesis is going to be printed at a printing office, and they have requested the compatibility of the PDF to be "Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)". How can this be defined?
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Highlight every occurrence of a list of words?

In order to revise a draft, and identify related sections, I would like to identify similar words (by color of text, highlight, underline, or otherwise) according to topic. For example, I would like ...
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Sigchi adds a lot of spacing

I started to use LaTex with the Sigchi when I wrote my thesis. I have a problem that there are a lot of spacing between one column and the other (on the same page) and also a lot of spacing between ...
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Math Formula is too long exceeds column width

I have a formula below which is expected to be in an column. After compiled, it is too long and covers two column. How can I constrain it into only one column width? Thanks \begin{equation} f'(u,v) ...
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Avoid Option clash for package xcolor

I've looked at other questions about option clash for package xcolor to no avail. Tried putting xcolor before hyperref and tikz, tried adding options [usenames, dvispsnames] to documentclass, and I ...
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chunk ran only once knitr/lyx then error

I am having trouble when I run the following code in lyx, using a script written in R: clean_cache(clean = TRUE) <<echo=TRUE,results='asis'>>= library(knitr) library(RMySQL) library(...
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How to deal with a tilde in url's in Mendeley?

If a link in an url contains ~, Mendeley changes it to $\sim$ and hyperref links just don't work. I use pdflatex and biblatex. Is there a quick way how to change manually the link in Mendeley to fix ...
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Open final .pdf file generated by pdflatex through command line

I have a program that generates .tex files and then compiles them using pdflatex through the Mac Terminal. I am simply using some python code to achieve the same effect as the following command: ...
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Bug in includegraphics [duplicate]

I have an image (image.pdf, http://www.solidfiles.com/d/d8874ce2ff/). This is how the image looks like: And this small TeX code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} \...
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! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}

I am doing an empirical work on STATA and I used the command sutex in order to obtain the LaTeX code for summary statistics tables. I am just copying and pasting it on TeXworks (pdfLaTeX file) as said ...
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Compile latex in c# [closed]

im making a .bat file to compile a .tex file to pdf, when i run it directly the .bat file it works fine, but when i run it in c# the error "pdflatex: invalid argument" appers static void ...
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How to change font family in footnote, equations and one paragraph?

I am using Texmaker in Linux Mint and I am currently compiling with pdfLatex. I am using berasans font family like this: \usepackage[scaled]{berasans} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} %% ...
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markdown's bold and italic stop working after including babel package

I'm having problems with bold and italic options in my pdf file that I get from my Rmarkdown file. I write in Russian so I unclude babel package and after that ** and __ stop working. Here's my ...
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csvsimple Vertical Header

I'm trying to create a table from .csv files using csvsimple. Here are the contents of my file: Degrees,10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80,90 Time,1.33,0.90,0.72,0.63,0.50,0.43,0.41,0.40,0.38 This is a table ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@topnewpage

I get this error while trying to compile the following code. I've already tried to delete .aux files. What else could it be the issue? \documentclass[conference,harvard,brazil,english]{sbatex} \...
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LaTeX: precompile document to reuse inside a C++ program [duplicate]

I've made a C++ program with uses a LaTeX template for creating PDF documents. I open the file, replace some placeholders written inside the .tex document with values of a DB, and then, I compile the ...
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TexStudio - internal embedded pdf viewer shows different figure than external pdf viewer of the output pdf

I use TexStudio (2.9.4) on a Mac OSX (10.10.3) with TexLive. The problem here is that when I insert figures, that are saved as pdf files, and compile with PDFLaTex, the output figures deviate from the ...
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How can I print \twonotes from wasysym?

When I try to compile the following example with pdftex, I get: pdflatex symbol.tex -output-format=pdf This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded format=pdflatex) ...
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Error when trying to use Roboto font with pdftex

I'm trying to use the Roboto font in a beamer presentation, built with pdftex. I installed the roboto package, but when trying to build, I get the following error: Trying to make PK font Roboto-...