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Undefined control sequence \end{tikzpicture} with classicthesis.sty

Sadly I wasn't able to get the help I needed from this other question with the same problem: Undefined control sequence \draw and \end{tikzpicture} I am using the code presented in this answer: ...
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Pythontex and the g-brief address field

I calculate some coordinates to include a cut out of a PDF (eStamps) via python. My code looks like this: \documentclass[ ngerman, % deutsch-neu %russian, % russisch %english, % ...
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pdfLaTeX viewer shows no video

I ran the code below in pdfLaTeX editor supplied by TeXworks. It produced a PDF in which the requested video played as desired, However, the viewer that pdfLaTeX provides showed no video, but only the ...
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How to replace “unsupported tokens in pdf strings” from the argument of a macro?

I'm trying to write a class where the arguments of the \title{} and \author{} commands, used for the title page, automatically call \hypersetup{} to set the title and the author in the PDF metadata. ...
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bibtex can't open or find source.bib [closed]

I've looked over other questions, but none of them seem to solve my problem. I have a document and would like to do the following with biblatex: Use the bibtex backend Compile my (long) ...
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Reference page and table of contents [duplicate]

The last sentence of my last chapter ends on page 118. Just after the last line I used \clearpage \renewcommand{\bibname}{References} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{References} to get the ...
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pythontex returns nothing

I want to automatically trim a PDF (cut out e-stamps from a larger sheet and insert them into a letter). That should work like that: I give a number n, to cut out the n-th stamp on the sheet, and for ...
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Unknown option `x-1a1' for package `pdfx' error

I am trying to use pdfx package to generate PDF/X-1a:2001. According to its specification: The package can be loaded with the command: \usepackage[<option>]{pdfx} and x-1a: ...
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Forcing pdftex to be in pdf mode

I have a rather complex macro to produce pdf figures in landscape mode. When I include the macro in the body of the main file, the code runs fine. When I put the macro in a separate style ...
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How to insert unicode text in IEEE paper? [duplicate]

I am writing a paper for IEEE conference. I would like to know how to insert some unicode text into the paper. The primary language of the paper is English.
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pgfplots external with large dataset (lualatex?)

I have fairly large datasets with densely strucutred data that i cant downsampe much without loosing structure. I use TexMaker on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I use \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots,pgfplotstable} ...
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LaTex capacity exceeded - pdf latex [closed]

Using pdflatex on Ubuntu 14.04 to produce a large PDF file. I get the capacity exceeded error. The error has appeared all of a sudden - I was able to produce 200 MB file before. I have changed the ...
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why hyperref link text border(box) doesn't have uniform size under Xelatex

I found that the same code under different tex engines gives different hyperref link border(box) size, see the minimal sample code below: \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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An easy way to create your own new Font using glyphs from other psnfss2e fonts?

I'd like to create my own LaTeX font that works with pdfLaTeX, or if that's too difficult for me, then create a custom font that at least works with XeTeX. I'd like to use the letters from Palitino ...
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Problem with em-dash symbol using extsizes package

I use package extsizes for 14 pt text size in my document. But there are a problem with em-dash symbol in PDF: in some scales (e.g. 74%, 100%, 204%. but not 125% and 150%) dash symbol is invisible: ...
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Setting pdfinfo fields from a class file

In a class file, I have set (to automatically set PDF information fields): \hypersetup{pdfinfo={Title={\@doctitle}, Author={\@docauthor}, Subject={\@docsubject}, Producer={LaTeX}, ...
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Wrapfigure: skip some lines

I am having a wrapfigure at the bottom of my page in the last paragraph which refuses a nice looking position. x -> text, # -> wrapfigure: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ...
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How can I change the tipa font to Charter?

I've tried \usepackage{tipa}, then \DeclareFontSubstitution{T1}{bch}{m}{n}, but nothing changes. Is there any way to make the tipa font be Charter, or another font that fits a little better?
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Create empty dummy pages to expand section to a certain number of pages

I am writing my Master's Thesis and have planned the number of pages I want to write for each chapter. To get an idea of how much everything will be including title page, references, appendices etc I ...
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How to embed a video in beamer and reproduce it by using Okular?

A step by step tutorial will be appreciated!
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Compiling signed pdf online

I need to do some testing and need to compile a document with a PAdES signature field online. I have tried a few, but most online systems exclude the digsig and eforms packages. Any suggestions? Is ...
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Scope problem with Standalone package in grandchild \input{styles}

[MiKTeX on Win7] I have my document subdivided into various files according to chapters, and I have a series of code snippets in TeX format which I've generated using the Highlight package on ...
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Scalable font does not actually scale? pdflatex

I imagined that a scalable font could be scaled to any number. Apparently not? MWE: % !TEX TS-program = pdflatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode ...
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importing PNG images

I am trying to import a PNG image and I am getting a NoBoundingBox error. I have probably seen this in 20 other questions none of which gives a clear answer. The answers are either complicated, non ...
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Table with multirow and multicolumn

I want to create a table with multirow and multicolumn in latex. I tried some post 1,2,3 to create my table but because I'm new to latex tables so couldn't able to create my table. Please help me with ...
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Numbers in the title page do not appear in dvi file

The authors name appears as follows in pdf output: Ali Balador1;2, Carlos T. Calafate1, and Juan-Carlos Cano1 1Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain, alba6@upv.es, {calafate, ...
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Latex: Add Image Above the Title

I have an Image, and I would like to add the image above the Title. The Downbelow Code gives the entire page to the Image. I want the image and the Title, Autother to be displayed on the same page ...
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Emacs and Auctex, problem setting master file

I'm using emacs 25 and auctex 11.88. I have several tex files in the same folder, and one of them is the master file: main.tex: section1.tex %%% Local Variables %%% mode: latex %%% Local ...
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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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texnicCenter custom build

is there a possibility to setup custom build for texnicCenter? Now all compilation is done using custom make/build cmd bat, however it would be much more convenient to have all this in texnicCenter.
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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?

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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Enumerate \setlist not working

I'm trying to modify my enumerate to roman, and my \setlist command has no effect on the output. Note that the same code worked on ShareLatex, but not on my Mac TexMaker with pdflatex. Preamble: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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

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 ...