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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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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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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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How to include a movie in a PDF? Step by step instructions

There are a few question/answers regarding the embedding movies in PDF with pdflatex and special packages. However I find the information dispersed all around and confusing. And so far, in the best ...
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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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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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Unable to get PSTricks to work as expected in Texmaker

I am trying to get PSTricks to work with PDFLaTeX in order to create scientific diagrams in the report I am producing. My document is currently as follows (I've included potentially extraneous ...
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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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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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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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pdftex.def Error: File logo-eps-converted-to.pdf not found

I am using the EPFL thesis template to write a LaTex document. I need to compile it using pdfLaTex. Also, I want to use these same template - I can't use any other template. I have many EPS figures ...
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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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How to modify TEXMFHOME in texmaker on Mac when running a command?

I have got a complex latex document that we are meant to compile using make. It works fine but I would prefer to use texmaker. However, in the Makefile I can see that I need to modify TEXMFHOME and ...
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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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How to write a LaTeX command that could discriminate if it's being called with pdfLaTeX in order to use PSTricks?

I'm writing a class for LaTeX, and I need to make it general. I want to include a simple image, a logo, within the class, which would be inserted into the document as a simple command ...
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How to enable shell-escape in TeXworks?

I require use of the minted package of similar one which support Prolog syntax-highlighting. Given that I use the TeXworks "IDE", how do I enable shell-escape? Though I attempted—see above—I still ...
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page break in the middle of a \cite

With pdflatex all my citation are pdf hyperlinks to the respective entry in the bibliography. This causes a problem when occasionally Latex decides to do a page break in the middle of a citation so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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LaTeX minimal installation in GNU/Linux distributions (e.g., in Ubuntu and using apt-get)

I am running LaTeX on a Linux VM. I am running a Xubuntu and have very little space to use. I managed to install some of the latex packages without documentation. Currently I am missing fullpage ...
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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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Inverse search jumps to wrong position in tex-file if using crop package

When using pdflatex I generate a synctex file for inverse search. So far, pointing and clicking in the PDF viewer (SumatraPDF) brings me to the correct line in the TeX editor (TeXnicCenter). However, ...
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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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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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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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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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Unicode degree symbol ° in math formulas: \textdegree invalid in math mode

I'd like to be able to simply input a degree symbol as ° in my source code. German keyboards have a key for this, and it makes the source so much more readable. I'm using pdflatex from TeXLive 2012, ...
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PSTricks error “Undefined control sequence <recently read> \c@lor@to@ps”

I have a problem with this file tex: \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(1,3.8) \psline{-<}(0,0)(0,.2) \psline{-}(0,.2)(0,.4) \psline{*->}(0,.4)(0,.9) ...
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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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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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How to convert PDF to (La)TeX?

I know that hardly any information is passed to the PDF when a .tex file is compiled. But is there a tool that can convert a PDF document back to (La)TeX?
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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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How to construct the following table with title in LaTeX?

I would like to construct a table look like the picture below: The code below represents my best attempt so far (the words in the table don't really mean anything): \resizebox{9cm}{!} { ...
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rectangle with one curved side

I would like to create a filled rectangle with one curved side such as one shown in the picture below: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[red,thick] (0,-3) -- (0,0) -- (3,0) -- (3,-3) edge [bend left] ...
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Figures (pdf) do not contain any text in the final document [closed]

I am creating some plots in Matlab and saving them as pdf files. When I include these pdf files in latex (i am using MikTex and pdflatex) using \includegraphics, all text from plots (legends, xlabel, ...
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Special characters in tikz label

I have this code : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.text,} ...
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Compile LaTeX to HTML/CSS with kept typography

I have put lots of effort in the past to align, set and layout LaTeX documents as PDFs. Is there any reasonable converter, which uses CSS3, HTML, and so on to create a beautiful website from LaTeX. ...