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Why does lualatex allow for tt mathmode symbols while pdflatex does not?

Consider this simple example: \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} $\texttt{\lambda}$ \end{document} Running with lualatex works fine, but pdflatex ...
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All section titles in one uniform color in friggeri Latex CV

do you know how to change the colors of the section titles in the friggeri cv? I would like for them to be in one color and also the entire word, not only the first three letters. Is there any ...
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XeLaTeX can't find any packages (PdfLaTeX works)

I'm currently trying to build a document with XeLaTeX because I need it for a template. My OS is Scientific Linux 7.2 and I use texlive + Texstudio as an editor. Now the problem that I have is that ...
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Pandoc / Markdown: References on last page

Currently I am writing a document. And I have written most in Markdown with some embedded LaTeX. However, now all references are now placed on the page where they are defined. Is it possible to ...
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How would I go about adding Unicode Emoticons into LateX?

How would I go about adding the large range of emotions (๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜ƒ ๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ˜… ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜‡ ๐Ÿ˜ˆ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿ˜‹ ๐Ÿ˜Œ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜‘ ๐Ÿ˜’ ๐Ÿ˜“ ๐Ÿ˜” ๐Ÿ˜• ๐Ÿ˜– ๐Ÿ˜— ๐Ÿ˜˜ ๐Ÿ˜™ ๐Ÿ˜š ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ˜œ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ž ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ ๐Ÿ˜  ๐Ÿ˜ก ๐Ÿ˜ข ๐Ÿ˜ฃ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿ˜ฅ ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ๐Ÿ˜ง ๐Ÿ˜จ ๐Ÿ˜ฉ ๐Ÿ˜ช ๐Ÿ˜ซ ๐Ÿ˜ฌ ๐Ÿ˜ญ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ฏ ...
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reduce gap in Latex friggeri CV

thank you guys, I figures it out. Meanwhile though there is a strange gap in one of my entries and I cannot for the life of me figure out why. The coce below gives no indication whatsoever as to why ...
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pdflatex output of rasterized PDF due to faulty table lines

Due to faulty representation of table lines when using colored cells (discussed in many topics e.g. here and here), I need a rasterized version of my PDF, since I have no influence on the client's PDF ...
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How to make TexWorks automatically compile pdfLaTeX --MakeIndex — BibTex — pdfLaTeX — pdfLaTeX

I'm trying to make some settings which automates the compiling of my files, so the references are appearing as they should, without me manually compiling 5 times. I'm using TexWorks, and I believe I ...
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Latex, Moderncv, remove / edit bookmarks

I'm preparing my cover letter, cv and so one for business applications. Up to now I combine all the files with pdftk in order to have a combined pdf-file. I realised that I want to change the ...
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SetProtrusion with helvetica on specific characters

I am using a document with Helvetica from the helvet package. I would like dashes not to protrude into the left margin. However, when I use SetProtrusion protrusion is disabled entirely: ...
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What have been the most important changes to LaTeX in the last five years? (2011โ€“2016)

I spent the last two years out of the loop and came looking for information about the recent advances within the (La)TeX ecosystem, basically to see whether the issues I found frustrating enough to ...
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PdfLatex build does not find .aux file

I am building a very simple file in Latex. I am using TexMaker and my quickbuild settings are: PdfLatex + BibLatex + PdfLatex (x2) + View Pdf. When I run the quickbuild, I get an error: ! I can't ...
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eps-converted-to.pdf not found in different directory with ShareLatex docker image

I am trying to compile a project where I have a folder for my tex files and another for my figures. I use eps with tex files for the images. Those tex files are in the folder for the figures. So the ...
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Small caps given different letter sizes in acrobat pdf viewer

I am using \textsc{} in my latex document and in the pdf view for mac everything is fine, however when opening the document in Adobe Acrobat Reader on my windows machine the small cap letters are not ...
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Bodegraph - Plotting higher order transfer function

I need help plotting a higher order transfer function using the package bodegraph. The transfer function is mind is the following: Seing as bodegraph has no way of inputting a higher order than 2 ...
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Conflict between standard BibLatex and Babel [closed]

The following minimalistic document produces an "Undefined control sequence" error at \begin{document}. When I put \usepackage[english]{babel}in comments the error disappears. The compilation steps I ...
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How to get the pdf of a compiled table only

I would like to generate a pdf document by compiling a table using pdflatex. For that I checked this but the result there is a complete a4 page. is there a way to generate a pdf that has the size of ...
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please help me to resolve item problems

I have many problems with items. Please help me: As shown, the first item doesn't appear, the text is not formatted and after the items the paragraph doesn't begin from the begin. Here is the code ...
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texmaker and includegraphics cannot find file

I am having trouble including a graph in my TeX document. I am using the graphicx packages and set a \graphicspath in the preamble. However, \includegraphics{smt.pdf} gives me a file not found ...
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BibTex Error in TexMaker: I couldn't open database file ].bib

I am totally new in LaTeX world, so please forgive my simple questions. I really need step by step help at some time. I was trying to use BibTeX in TeXMaker by setting "quick build" to be "PdfLaTeX ...
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PDFTeXify — cannot remove a .synctex file

I use WinEdt 9.1, MikTeX 2.9, and Windows 7 Enterprise SP1. Sometimes when I PDFTeXify my document (main.tex), I get the following error The pdflatex.log entries related to this specific ...
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searching for a verbatim package for paragraphs that use reserved characters

I'm looking for a LaTeX package that enables an environment sort of like "verbatim" in that it prints each and every unicode character exactly as typed, but... 1> does NOT replicate linebreaks 2> ...
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Latex compilation in Sublime Text [duplicate]

Working in Sublime Text in a Latex Document, i wondered. Is there any way to compile my document look on the right side of my screen? Like Texstudio.
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Why does this use of \textwidth cause pdflatex to crash (not exit!)?

I ran into this problem when playing around with tables. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h!] 400 MHz \qquad 800MHz \centering \showthe\numexpr\textwidth\relax \tracingall ...
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Add or remove paragraphs like blocks or sections with custom name

I am totally new to latex. For cover letter in latex, I want to divide my one page content in 4 paragraphs. This body part keeps on changing based on requirements. there are in all 9 paragraphs that ...
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Using \tikzexternalize

I want to use tikzexternalize in my document, because the amount of tikz pictures is quite large. In general my tikz pictures are generated using matlab2tikz providing every tikz picture as a ...
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Builder (#2) for pdf output format has an invalid configuration:

I am using eclipse cppMars, and I have installed texlipse. But I am getting error when I want to see the output: Builder (#2) for pdf output format has an invalid configuration: How can I solve this ...
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Problem finding class file on Tex Live under OS X El Capitan

I have updated my Macbook to El Capitan and had also to update my TeX Live installation to 2014 because I was updating all port packages. Now I am trying to use pdflatex on a file which uses dinbrief. ...
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Will I miss something if I start using ConTeXt instead of pdfLaTeX/XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX+ TikZ?

I am fairly used to TikZ/pdfLaTeX. Only recently I have started using ConTeXt. I like context because of consistency of style in macros. TikZ support is also available in ConTeXt. I stand to gain from ...
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Force expansion of macro in Latex

How can I force \myget{second} been expanded before \qrcode{xxx} gets the macro as argument which seems to be the problem to me. \qrcode{foobar} works as it should. \documentclass{article} ...
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figure not shown or causes undefined control sequence

I am using TexStudio but when I tried to compile my file with pdflatex I had the same issues. Only one of my figures is not displayed in the pdf file. All figures are .png. I have tried to switch to ...
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how to use figures in a right way in IEEE conference [duplicate]

I have a problem in latex and I have searched to solve it but I have got no solution for my problem which is as follows: when I put figures it does not appear in the right place, it often appears in ...
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Performance difference between different graphics formats in pdflatex

I have a very complex document with many pictures (jpg, png and pdf). In trying to improve compiling performance I tried to convert all pictures to jpg, then all pictures to png and then to pdf (with ...
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My document cannot draw angles

I have the following document which is just a figure and works as a standalone. When I copy the code and insert it in a larger document I get the following error: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. ...
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How to make pdflatex in (MikTeX) write only the error messages to the log file

I've MikTeX installation on my Windows 8.1. When I generate a PDF from a tex file using pdflatex command it generates lots of content in the corresponding log file from which it's hard to read errors ...
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No PDF file found

I am using TeXStudio and MikTex 2.9 (Windows 10). My file was working properly until today and I did not change anything. I've already tried renaming the file and change permissions (allow all ...
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Figure and caption are not working together

I have trouble with figure in latex. I would like to put the caption at the bottom of figure. But result is always like that. Here is my code: \begin{figure}[t] \centering ...
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How to make groups of texts aligned in colums with unerline?

I want to make texts aligned in colums with unerlines as the above. What code should I use to make it? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} %what should I add? \end{document}
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Package keyval Error: resolution undefined

when I tried to add resolution to my .eps file, I got an error like that "Package keyval Error: resolution undefined". Could anyone please help me to fix this problem? Thank in advance! ...
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Cyrillic monospaced fonts problem in beamer

Note: Please scroll down and see the UPD 2, which clarifies the problem. I need to use \texttt (or even \verbatim) in my presentation. Unfortunately, it looks like it doesnโ€™t work with beamer at all. ...
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How to add Hindi/Devnagari font in the document using sharelatex?

I am facing problem to embed Hindi font in my document. when I am using this http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/BIRP0Hot it works fine , but when I use http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/zdHxUMEb, it shows error. ...
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Footnoterule not working with mathdesign font

So I've been using pdfTeX, article documentclass. This is my footnote (apparently, it should stretch to the whole page in width): \renewcommand\footnoterule{\hrule width \textwidth\vspace*{0.3cm}} ...
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“Goto Source” opens pgflibraryfadings.code.tex

Edit: Seems to be a problem with SyncTeX, as TeXworks reacts the same. Edit2: same problem with texlive in Win7. I have a similiar problem as described in TeXstudio Bugreport 1225 but with ...
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Run pdflatex.exe from LuaLaTeX document

My document-combiner combine pdf-files via package pdfpages using command \includepdf. But before including, a source tex compiling by pdflatex.exe to produce the pdf. But now I have a little ...
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Xy model without arrows in Metathesis file

First of all, I'm sorry if the question is bad, but I'm desesperate. I'm using the metathesis file that is in this link. The problem is that I entered in the thesis.tex file, and edited it, adding ...
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Characters missing from R-generated graphic when \pdfinclusioncopyfonts=0

I have a .pdf figure generated by R/ggplot2, which renders correctly when viewed as a standalone file, but when embedded in a document by pdftex, one character is missing. I've cut the problem down ...
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I don't succeed while i'm compiling a simple .tex with .bib

I have just two simple files one called "test.tex" and other called "references.bib" they are in the same directory. When I first use the command: pdflatex test.tex i receive this message: This is ...
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Latex to pdf is not working [duplicate]

I created a simple tex file: sample1.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} I used command: pdftex sample1.tex log file is: This is pdfTeXk, Version ...
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Open Data from Pdf-File with default Application

I have a rather big picture which I want to include into my LaTex document and respectively in the obtained pdf-File. Since the picture does only fit properly if I scale it to illegibility, I wonder ...
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Pagebreak problem with longtable and huge cells [duplicate]

I have a huge table which needs to be split among multiple pages. I tried to apply some solutions I found in various posts on t.SE but I cannot get it work properly. Unfortunately I had to remove 2 ...