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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 doesn’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 ...
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When is a bold font not bold? (Table of Contents)

I am using an external program which can generate an index from a pdf document based on words which display in bold. When I create my document in LaTeX, the article headings and ToC contain words in ...
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My document stops working when i put a second circuit in the document

I was wondering if one of you could help me with this terrible problem. I was putting my document together when all of a sudden Miktex, via TeXmaker, showed error: "can't write on pdf file" I tried ...
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MiKTeX graphicx package gives error

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 and as soon as I add \usepackage{graphicx}, I get errors and can't compile. Sorry, but pdflatex did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to ...
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Arsclassica (pdflatex-dependent) and unicode symbols

I know that to use unicode symbols, I need unicode-math and that requires XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX. I have previously set up my own package (mostly macros) that uses unicode-math and runs on LuaLaTeX. ...
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Make left quote printed out as it is typed

I want to make the left quote, ` printed out with pdflatex exactly like the one above (it is also displayed like that when I typed on my Mac). I tried with following ones: ...
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Dynamic Renaming LaTeX output

Is it possible to code into the .tex file a method for specifying its name. E.g. if I wanted it to be named based on the date, would it be possible to dynamically name as such: ...
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Why does the non-pdf latex engine behave differently from pdflatex?

In the question Enumerate after \label an admirable answer addresses the problem of how to label and link the theorem number when the theorem begins with an enumerated list, and while doing so, how to ...
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Inserting a \textdegree symbol in tikzpicture path decoration text

I'm displaying text along an arc in tikz and I want that text to contain the degree symbol (celcius). However, pdflatex seems to hang on my code. I've reduced my problem to a MWE and it reproduces. ...
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How To Centralise Multicolumn with Specific Column Width

Is there a way to force a multicolumn with column width specifiers to centre the context? For example, if I specify a new column type with a specific width, my column can still be centralised. ...
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aaai.sty problem with 'Abstract' section

The AAAI LaTeX style file 'aaai.sty' defines the abstract section as follows: \renewenvironment{abstract}{\centerline{\bf Abstract}\vspace{0.5ex}\begin{quote}\small}{\par\end{quote}\vskip 1ex} ...
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Change page, section, figure, etc identifier avoiding duplicates

Imagine that you want to build a report composed by several papers. Before each paper the titlepage should be displayed. Also, the page number, section number, figure number, etc shall always be reset ...
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PDF inclusion error when using \input or \include

I have set up a LaTeX file for a book-type document with the following preamble: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} ...
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How to include a pandas boxplot in my document?

Usually, I include matplotlib plots in my tex document like that: I use matplotlib to plot and save the figure as vector graphic (svg) import matplotlib.pyplot as plt plt.figure(figsize=(15, 8)) ...