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Using 8.3 path names with pdfLaTeX

I am trying to run pdfLaTex on a file that is in a path stored in an environment variable in my Windows environment (e.g. the %TEMP% directory). The path is stored using it's 8.3 DOS name. This seems ...
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Greek description for custom variables (\newkomavar*) in lco-file

Based on the templates/files asymTypB.lco, brieftemplate.tex, briefwbk.tex found at http://www.komascript.de/files/KOMA-Script-3-Buch-Beispielcode.zip, I derived a modified template for an invoice ...
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Eform package and evince

Can anybody explain me why the standard examples from the documentation of eform does not work with evince pdf viewer (I'm on Ubuntu 12.10) while compiled with TeXLive 2013 but when the eform ...
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How to fix an error when using ko.TeX for typesetting Korean words?

I have a problem using ko.TeX for writing Korean words. I use MikTeX 2.9 with TeXworks as editor and pdfLaTeX as engine. I haven't used ko.TeX package, yet, so when I write Korean words (e.g. 남) as ...
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Can't silence a pdftex “PDF inclusion: multiple PDFs with page group” error

I am having an issue with PDFs generatied in Inkscape. If multiple files generated in this way are included on a single page I get the following error: pdfTeX warning: pdflatex.exe (file ...
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label foo multiply defined

I am trying to create a poster with reference in bibtex format. Here is a minimal tex \documentclass[a0,portrait]{a0poster} \usepackage{stackengine} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Texstudio pdflatex doesnt have -aux-directory Alternative

If checked in my command line but my version of pdflatex running on a university windows system doesn’t have the option -aux-directory. So i made a bat file moving the pdf from the output directory to ...
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Not finding all graphics in graphicspath

I am able to build fine in Windows, but when I move to my Ubuntu machine and attempt to build from there, it looks like pdflatex is finding some pictures in my graphicspath but not others. Any ideas ...
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Document automatically deleting

I have been using LaTeX for a few years and that never happened before. I compiled my document (about 1000 lines long) using TeXworks, pdfLaTeX. I did so a couple of hours ago and now reopened the ...
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Missing line break in section title

I'm using MikTex with pdfLaTeX on Win7. I have a section title like this: \section{Naming conventions - CamelCase and SNAKE\_CASE} The title renders fine in general, but it isn't wrapping around. ...
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\pdfoutline, German sharp-s character

I use the following code to produce bookmarks in a pdf document: \pdfdest num 1 fit \pdfoutline goto num 1 count 0 {äöüÄÖÜß} äöüÄÖÜß ... more text ... The text prints fine. The pdf bookmark shows ...
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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 ...
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hyperref-link-spans-a-pagebreak-looks-ugly [duplicate]

any news on hyperref-link-spans-a-pagebreak-looks-ugly? Any way around it? Please help, I really need it. EDIT Since it seems a difficult unsolved issue, what I am asking for is a quick fix, that ...
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Finding/Removing ligature from Tex

Is there anyway to find and remove ligatures from tex file? Sometimes when I copy/paste a text to Winedt, it shows perfect, but when I compile it to Pdf, some issues appear, e.g. finding becomes ...
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TeX Capabilities with Arbitrary Fonts

I am formatting 85,000 words of text in InDesign that include several (non-negotiable) .ttf and .otf fonts not canonical to LaTeX. I'd like to switch to a TeX-based format for the following ...
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Including .eps figure in PDFLatex

This question has been asked a lot, but for reason I cannot get it to work. I'd like to include a .eps image in my document - I am using pdflatex in TeXMaker. Below is the input (I am providing the ...
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Problem with pdflatex command [closed]

I don't what's happened but it seems that the usr/texbin directory is not anymore in the system path. When I give the command pdflatex I have command not found. I tried to put the directory on ...
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could not start the command or log file not found

I get the error could not start the command when compiling with Quickstart and I get log file not found when compiling with PDFLaTeX. Can any one help me with this issue? Please, see the screen ...
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Clickable chapters on the right side of each page

Is it possible with pdfLaTeX to create a clickable "table of contents" on the right side of each page as you could see here (it is a screenshot of a PDF):
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Why is there conflict between bioinfo.cls and \usepackage{multicols}?

Why does the behavior listed here occur? Just to recap, the bioinformatics template (available here and elsewhere) leads to overwritten headers when used in conjunction with \usepackage{multicols}. ...
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Change form of figure [closed]

Blockquote How can I modify the dash by a point in the title of figure ? please exemple figure1. in stead of figure1-
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Unicode characters in LaTeX, getting errors

I am trying to include Unicode charters in LaTeX but I am getting error. These are the characters ,മല + ആയിരുന്നു = മലയായിരുന്നു . I need to include \documentclass[12pt]{ociamthesis} ...
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Multiple commands in declareGraphicsRule - how to do it?

Although I'm not sure the graphicsRule below will do what I want, the main point is that it is not even generating the second eps file (epstool_tmp.eps) at all. What is going wrong? Here's an example ...
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animatedgraphics and multiple files per frame

I can make an animated pdf using \animatedgraphics. But I have 4 plot series, 10 each, that I want them to be animated alongside each other. This means the desired output will have a 10 frame ...
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Writing greek text in LaTeX

Is it possible to compile the following example using pdfLaTeX showing the correct font for greek text, and not the default CMR? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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Editing texmf.cnf to avoid “TeX capacity exceeded” error

I'm getting the "TeX capacity exceeded" which seems to be a common issue, and I've been trying to edit my texmf.cnf file to fix it but it's locked on my computer which is a mac running OS X Maverick. ...
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Trouble with the sty file of a journal

This is about a trouble faced concerning a particle physics journal - Journal of Physics G. (It goes without saying that editing the sty file is hence, not an option). When we define the title, ...
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endfloat shifts chunks of text to the end

I am trying to use \endfloat to shift all of the figures to the end of the document. However, some text, several paragraphs typically immediately after some figures also get shifted to the end of the ...
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Installing pdflatex

I've been working with miktex for a while, recently I installed texlive instead, and found pdflatex for each manager is different, I'd like to unninstall pdflatex from the texlive manager and install ...
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Conflict between mathdesign and Heuristica

When using the packages mathdesign and heuristica together, small caps don't render properly. Like so: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[utopia]{mathdesign} ...
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PDF crashes after previewing from LyX

I'm currently having a bit of a problem with LyX and have tried to fix it but to no avail, so I decided to post here in an effort to solve it once and for all. So basically, I'm using the latest ...
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How to use texmaker with Sweave?

I've tried to use Sweave with texmaker but it doesn't work. I go to the menu "R Sweave", I push the button "->" and texmaker creates a wrong latex file with a lot of "NA". When I try to do pdflatex ...
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Create style for a new section

anyone can help me to do something like this? for an informative section in my document
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Extremely Slow pdfLaTeX compilation with specific packages?

I am compiling a document using the bioinformatics stylesheet. Compilation has been extremely slow on my local machine (64-bit quad-core i5 Lenovo x230 running Texmaker on Windows 7), and on ...
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Best practices for using MATLAB images in LaTeX?

I am writing a paper currently using PDFTEX, and I make heavy use of MATLAB figures. The problem is that when I make a MATLAB figure, I can adjust it to any size, before saving it. When I save it, I ...
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Bold \varepsilon not as bold as it should be!

So when I use \bm{\varepsilon} and \bm{\epsilon}, the latter is LOT more highlighted. How can I make \varepsilon as bold as the rest of the symbols? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} ...
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Stix font not in adobe illustrator

I compiled my latex document using pdflatex in tex studio, and I have installed the windows Stix fonts into the system fonts folder however when i open the pdf output in illustrator i get: and then ...
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Where to download pdftex 1.40.4

In the readme of the microtype package page7, it is said that pdftex >= 1.40.4 is recommended. I have miktek on windows xp and my version is : This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX ...
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Make font size of numerator the same as denominator?

I have a simple question, I would like to make the font-size of the numerator the same as that of my denominator. For example, something like this: e^{-j \frac{2 \pi n k}{K_F}} gives me an ugly ...
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how to keep my style of page in landscape?

I want to create a landscape page anywhere in the document and to maintain the style of my document also change the margin on these pages I need to create another page style? ...
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Change to libertine font except in certain parts?

I am producing my LaTeX document using pdflatex. If I want to switch my entire document to a libertine font I use : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How can some eastern European diacritics be correctly displayed with the Alegreya font and pdftex?

I would like to use the Alegreya font in a document that features several diacritic symbols from eastern European languages. Whith xelatex everything works fine, but I would like to use pdftex, and ...
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How to print URL typed using \href command

When I print document that contain \href{url}{title} I get title. Is it possible to print the url also but when viewing the document the URL is not shown. If yes how to do it? Try to print this : ...
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Accommodating page numbers with narrow margins [duplicate]

Problem: I'm having trouble getting page numbers to display in a LaTeX document. Background: I have a document with 0.3in margins that I suspect covers up the page numbers. A very similar document ...
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What package(s) are recommended for making algorithm block diagrams in LaTeX?

I am in the process of writing a conference paper for IEEE, and I was wondering what packages might be recommended for making good looking (but simple) block diagrams for algorithms? I am relatively ...
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Mysterious Undefined control sequence errors

I am using the texlive distribution on Ubuntu 14.04 and use the Texmaker IDE. I implement latex using the quickstart function configured to pdflatex -> bibtex -> pdflatex -> pdflatex -> View pdf ...
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Font changes in latex output file after each compilation [closed]

I am using Texshop version 2.47 in Mac. Recently I copied some text from somewhere and then it started to change the font (many mathematical/greek symbols started to change in strange signs and the ...
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How to embed image in the whitespace between words

I would like to have an image 'embedded' in a page within my document, but done so with the whitespace between words. Ultimately I would like to have a moving image if you flick through the pages. I ...
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Forms are not displayed in evince viewer

I'm using eforms package to make form. I have read the documentation and copied the same as in the doc but the form are not displayed in evince or in okular. The form are displayed in adobe reader but ...
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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} ...