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Using Lato Light Font Throughout a Document

The command for using the lato light font is given to be \fontseries{l}\selectfont but this command produces no change to my document when compiled with pdflatex. I would like to use the light ...
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Help to change svg package to include a 600dpi pdf instead of creating huge pdf with vector graphic. (Downgrade PDF)

I am using the svg package to include an svg file with transparent 3D graphic and latex code to be set at the right label positions. I tried many different methods to do that (matlab->eps+tex file) ...
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Including brackets inside text function [duplicate]

I am having a programming function with name WorkFunction_(). I am trying to highlight this function using \texttt{}, something like \texttt{WorkFunction_()}. However this ends in error. Could anyone ...
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Different color

I use the following code to generate a plot \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} % colorize your documents \usepackage{graphicx} % and use graphics \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} % ...
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Inlage 4 configuration - Windows 8.1 - very slow In generating the PDF

In Windows, I really like the Inlage 4 editor. But it takes a very long time to generate the PDF, even for a small document. Even in the shell, the pdflatex command is very slow. I feel my system is ...
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Characters missing when embedding PDF with pdftex

I have the feeling this must have been asked before, but I couldn't find it with search... When I run the following test file \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % ...
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pdflatex problem

I just use latex to grid a pdf file. the code like follow \documentclass[ letterpaper, 10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pdfpages} \newcommand\su[1]{ \begin{tikzpicture}[overlay,remember ...
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PS- to-PK converter has stopped working [closed]

I compile the latex file using miktex, during the preview in yap it shows PS- to-PK converter has stopped working error. There is no problem during compilation. Please suggest me the correct.
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Defining the minimal amount of space around an operator

How do I define the minimal (and possibly maximal) amount of horizontal space around an operator? Something similar to wrapping the operator with \,s. Here's a picture: And a minimal example ...
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Trouble with pgfplots and ubuntu [duplicate]

Using writelatex (because I was at work where I had to use a windows machine which did not have a working Latex setup) I was able to produce some relatively nice-looking graphics using pgfplots. My ...
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sidecaptions in memoir sometimes incorrect when hyperref used?

When using memoir, I find that sometimes sidecaptions end up in the wrong margin despite my using \strictpagecheck and even \overridescapmargin. It seems that there is an interaction between memoir ...
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initexmf error — to increase pdflatex memory [closed]

I am trying to increase main_memory for pdflatex compiler in win7 64. Using initexmf didn't work. This is the error I get: >initexmf --edit-config-file=pdflatex initexmf: Invalid argument. ...
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\graphicspath{<filepath>} Yielding Strange Errors

I am trying to use \graphicspath properly, and am having some issues. I am using MikTex 2.9 64-bit on a Lenovo X230. Here is my code: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} ...
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Problem in numbering and showing the references

Does anyone knows why the numbering is weird like this? How can I fix it? Coscia M. Cosica, F. Gianootti, and D. Pedreschi,“ A Classification for Community Discovery Methods in Complex Networks,” ...
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Hatching Package with Metapost

I am new in metapost and I am unsure as to re-define the withcolor command to revert back to the metapost default. I am trying to draw the cross section of a cylinder, where the inner circle is ...
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Include R output as pdf in Texmaker

I just switched from texshop to texmaker on Mac OS X. However, now the plots I want to insert from R as pdf in the document are missing the fonts in the pdflatex output. It used to work fine with ...
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Make entire document look heavier using pdfrender package

\documentclass[paper=a4]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{pdfrender,xcolor} \begin{document} ...
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pdflatex: How to automatically quit on compile error?

See also this question on Reddit. I want to automate running pdflatex over and over with make and guard. However, when pdflatex encounters a syntax error, it hangs, preventing guard from being able ...
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semibold Linux Libertine broken?

I've just updated to the latest TeX Live (on a Mac, i.e. sudo tlmgr update --self --all says no updates available) and am now getting errors when trying to use semibold fonts with the libertine ...
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includegraphics error when scaling image

I have been using Latex for years now, and consider myself fairly fluent, but this error has me stumped. I am using Miktex 2.9 in Windows 7, and am encountering an error in something that up until now ...
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Latex: "I can't find file *.aux [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and TexLive (latest, 2012/Debian). When I want to compile a tex file into a PDF, I always receive the following error: >latex FILENAME.tex > >... some ...
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Is there a version of pdfTex that does not ignore non-pdf special commands?

To make hyperlinks to theorems in plaintex one can use commands that are available in a file called Hyperbasics. When running pdftex instead of tex on the file, Miktex ignores some of the special ...
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How to compile a file to view in .pdf file in Gummi

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and I'm new with LaTeX and I don't find that how to compile a Test.tex file to view in .pdf format. How I reach it, need help?
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PDF figure not scaled in PDFLaTeX

I use pdflatex in order to use microtype. However, I have to import pdf figures and not eps. The problem is that the scale option seems to be ignored because in the pdf file I see the figure in the ...
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Automating the appearance of email addresses as images

Publishing pdf manuscripts on the web with emails embedded in the file results in spam. More generally, I am looking for a way to automate the conversion of a string to an image. It's quite easy to ...
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Removing artifact from PDF figure in LaTeX, compiled with pdflatex [duplicate]

I am working on a document in LaTeX, and when inserting pdf figures I get a weird black line down the right side. This is not present in the original pdfs (I've checked). I thought it might be some ...
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epsilon and varepsilon rendering in pslatex

I have a very simple article, with one line: $\epsilon \gtrsim \varepsilon$ If I use pdflatex to compile, \epsilon and \varepsilon are rendered in a different way, which is the correct behaviour. ...
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Hyphen between page number gets (blured/diluted) in reference when viewing

Title says this weird problem. The hyphen in the end, between the page number 770-808, gets blurred and diluted. (In this case, if I select and paste in somewhere else, 770808 will show and the hyphen ...
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Should TexLive map pdflatex to pdftex?

On my computer (OS X 10.7.5; last versions of MacTeX and TeXShop) /usr/texbin is an alias for /usr/local/texlive/2013/bin/x86_64-darwin/ and in there pdflatex is an alias for pdftex Is this a bug ...
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LEd: Could not open AUX file

I just downloaded and installed basic-Miktex-2.9 as well as LEd 0.5. I wanted to explore how bibliographies (.bib) files work in latex and so I created a .bib file, named Test.bib, and when I compile ...
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pdfLaTeX with PSTricks: is it possible to get one .pdf for each figure?

I know that it is possible to use pdfLaTeX in a document with PSTricks figures by adding \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} in the preamble and then running pdflatex --shell-escape <file> Then, ...
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Can't zoom on u3d object in pdf

I am trying to make pdfs with u3d objects embedded, however when doing so I note that I cannot zoom in on the object, either by scrolling, or switching to the zoom tool. Interestingly, the pan tool ...
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Font management, i.e. problems with StandardSymL-Slant_167

my Illustrator doesn't know about the font "StandardSymL-Slant_167", which seems to be used in a picture that I createted with gnuplot+pdflatex. At the moment Illustrator is replacing it with another ...
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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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Change itemize margin

I am working inside the beamer environement and need to change the margin width for an itemize enveronement. The only way i found to do this is shown below. \begin{minipage}{0.1\linewidth} ...
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Mysterious error message regarding missing reference

At the very end of my pdflatex compilation, I get the following error messages: (see the transcript file for additional information)pdfTeX warning (dest): name {theorem.10.2} has been referenced but ...
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Would it be possible to port the fontawesome package to pdflatex?

I really like the fontawesome package and it has almost every fancy symbol I need for my documents. Now I'm working with a third party document which must use pdflatex, and I really miss the ...
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Undefined control sequence \background{1. 1. 1.}{1. 1. 1.}{0.5} [closed]

I am using MikTex 2.9 with TeXstudio2.3 for preparation of a poster of a0size with the code given below \documentclass[portrait,a0b,final]{a0poster} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Latex Recall and Precision Table [closed]

I want to draw follow table on a latex but I have spend over a day now but yet to get anything close to it. I am attaching a screen short it would be great if I can get latex command to build this ...
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pdfTeX and JPEG2000

In Which graphics formats can be included in documents processed by latex or pdflatex?, the answers indicate that that pdfLaTeX understands JPEG2000. For me it doesn't work and the above link seems to ...
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Cropping output of pdflatex to pagesize

I am trying to create square images with a fixed size in pixels in LaTeX to be used as buttons. So far, I got the best results using the slides document class in combination with the geometry package, ...
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Install MyriadPro on MacOS/Texlive 2013 [closed]

I tried to install MyriadPro using FontPro (FontPro). Everytime I try to compile a latex document with pdflatex I get the following error: kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag ...
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Set a color to be considered as transparent while including eps files in latex [closed]

I have some .eps files whose background colors are white. I need to include these graphics in my latex file, and my latex file has a background color different from white. I am willing to have these ...
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How to include (print) Latex source code in generated pdf?

I want to include the source code of my latex generated pdf file in the pdf file itself as printed text. Is there any way to do this?
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Display of source code in customised (IDE-like) format in PDFLaTeX

I want to put some “C” source code snippets in latex (I am using PDFLaTeX), but I don’t get the result that I want using the “listings” package. What ideally would like to get is the same result as ...
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Rare pdflatex “Auto Expansion is only possible with scalable font” on scaleable-font document [duplicate]

I know I am sounding crazy, but this looks like a veritable pdflatex bug to me. even small innocent changes to the file make it go away. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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The TPM file could not be parsed (MiKTeX) [closed]

Today i wanted to continue working on my paper on a different machine. I installed MiKTex and TexnicCenter the same way i did on my first machine. After loading the project i tried to compile it. I ...
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Video embedded into the PDF of a LaTeX beamer document as flash makes Acrobat Reader 9.4.1 crash on slide transition

I have tried to embed a .flv video file into a PDF using either the package flashmovie or the package media9 together with beamer and pdfLaTeX, as described, for instance, here. The video is shown ...
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teTeX Distribution in Slackware

I have installed slackware 14. It has an in-built support for TeX. The distributions provided are teTeX and eTeX. Does it make a difference if I install TeXLive 2013? Secondly, I am not able to ...
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Using LaTeX to serve web requests in enterprise

I am looking for a solution to generate pdfs dynamically and serve the web requests. I have a couple of questions: Would it be a good solution to use LaTeX if I get input from web, fill LaTeX ...