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Getting pictures from TikZiT to LaTeX and seeing them in PDF format

I'm using TikZiT(see link) to draw graphs with nods and edges. How to translate that picture to pdf version of my LaTeX document if possible. There is a code below picture in TikZiT which I copy ...
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Substituting fonts without changes to the source

For code snippets in documents, I prefer Bitstream Courier 10 Pitch, which is darker than the usual Monotype/Linotype Couriers. Using fontspec, I say: \setmonofont[Scale=0.92]{Courier 10 Pitch} ...
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Unexpected result when converting image from DVI to EPS

This question follows on from a prior question but is separate and can stand alone. The prior question is at pst-plot graph offset on page when graph has non-zero origin. This question is related to ...
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No replacement of temporary labels by chemnum in a chemical sheme

I tried to replace the temporary labels TMP1, TMP2 and TMP3 in an .eps file made with ChemDraw using the chemnum package, so to get an automatic numbering of the compounds, but this did not work for ...
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Multiline equation in cases with special symbols

\begin{equation*} $\theta$ = \begin{cases} $\eta$ & \text{$\widehat{P} \textless \bar{P}$}\\ $\eta$ & \text{$\widehat{P} \textgreater \bar{P}$} \end{cases} \label{eq: ...
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document with string having ff and fi converting to null or empty characters

I have a small document with string starting with ff and fi and they are converting to null or empty characters.. Doing HTML looks good but when I convert to latex it shows empty characters. I'm on ...
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PDFs want to scale down

I'm not sure if this is a TeX related question at all or rather a general problem with Adobe reader, or Windows, or printer drivers, or whatever else is involved. When I create PDF files with ...
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Strange behaviour of \@ command [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xpunctuate} \DeclareRobustCommand\eg{e.g\xperiod} %% Standard Conditions symbol \providecommand\barcirc{\mathpalette\@barred\circ}% ...
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Mix characters from various fonts (in text mode)

I'm using classico as my everyday font, together with \usepackage[EULERGREEK]{sansmath}\sansmath when there are formulas. My problem is: I don't like the shape of the "equals" sign of classico. I ...
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sh: pdflatex: command not found

I am using TexShop Version 3.42 (3.42)on Mac OS X Lion. After un upgrade of Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5., I cannot read my Latex files with Texshop anymore. The warning is : "sh: pdflatex: command not ...
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Unknown TikZ/pgfplots error with external

I am trying to compile a large document (PhD thesis) and I have no problems compiling without using external, but as soon as I enable that feature, it has problems. So far I haven't found the answer ...
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mintinline command not compiling with pdflatex

Whenever I try to use the mintinline command in a source file and then compile that file with pdflatex, I get an error. Minimum example to show the error is provided below: \documentclass{book} ...
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Is there a platform-independent way of specifying page dimensions in TeX?

This is partially a follow-up to this question since the answer mentioned tex as executing the "original Knuth TeX". So far, I have seen that the following will work in TeX, but is ignored by ...
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Is it possible to conditionally execute statements based on the translating engine, within Plain TeX?

Note that this question is about Plain TeX, not LaTeX. Consider the following example. \pdfpagewidth 8.5 in \pdfpageheight 11 in foobar \bye Under pdftex, this will work fine. However, this will ...
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bad generators of keys in a particular bst style

I have the following the .tex file: \documentclass{article}[10pt] \usepackage{jucs2e} \usepackage{url} \begin{document} \title{Title} \maketitle cite~\cite{EnviroTrack} \bibliographystyle{jucs} ...
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How to use more than one color in the headrule using package fancyhdr

I would like to create some headrules with more than one color inside. The problem is that I get the following warning in the log : pdfTeX warning: pdflatex: pop empty color page stack 0 The ...
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Where can I find a list of supported fonts in Bulgarian, along with examples

I am using pdflatex to write the rules of a simple game. The game is in Bulgarian. Here is the relevant part of the preamble: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twoside,openany]{article} ...
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Which constructs would cause a long compile time in a Document?

I have a friend which writes a rather long document. By now he has about 130 (PDF) Pages. He uses TexWorks on Windows and his document takes sometimes up to 2 - 3 minutes until it is compiled. I'm ...
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Bookmarks linked to incorrect page

I have a document that looks exactly like I want but the bookmarks link to the wrong spot. This MWE is long because if I hacked it down too much I couldn't replicate the issue. Unfortunately, I ...
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Have auto-pst-pdf and pstool merged?

auto-pst-pdf can handle pstricks and psfrag in addition to .eps files when run with pdflatex. It is however slow since in each run it processes all files, even those that have been processes before ...
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How would I add some small text on a category line?

How would I add some small gray text on the right side of the selected projects line? I would want the text to be on the line, smaller font, and gray. I tried using /tiny but couldn't find a way to ...
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Two Latex installations on the same ubuntu system

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it comes with a basic TeX installation. I use LaTeX a lot and many of my packages don't come with ubuntu TeX installation. It's difficult and time consuming to ...
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How to embed all fonts with pdfLaTeX in combination with pstricks and auto-pst-pdf

The publisher of my thesis asked me to provide a pdf file that meets two conditions: (1) The pdf file must NOT be created with Ghostscript. (2) All fonts must be embedded in the final pdf file. To ...
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png Figures don't work with pdflatex

I'm using pdflatex and it's suddenly refusing to produce .png Figures. They come out as grey squares. The only \usepackage relating to figures is graphicx. It was working fine for a long time. Then I ...
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How to make fractions in powers look good

Quick question. When I type $e^{\frac{1}{2x}}$ it makes the fraction very small and hard to read. However when I type $e^{\displaystyle\frac{1}{2x}}$ it makes the fraction way to big. I guess in ...
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Options controlling PDF Output

I came across a line in a LaTeX file reading \pdfoptionsminorversion=6. This changed the minor version of PDF, which I confirmed by looking at the generated PDF. Now, this option doesn't seem to be ...
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dashed or dotted brace or bracket

I need to add a dashed or dotted brace or bracket into an equation. But I didn't found any symbol similar to this (with detexify or The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List). Do you know how it can be ...
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AcroTeX on Android?

Does anyone know if the Acrotex bundle works on Android devices? Specifically, I would like to use the exerquiz package in conjunction with media9 to create interactive educational pdfs for Android ...
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pst-barcode with pstool

I would like to use the package pst-barcode with pstool. Is this possible? I am aware of the working pdflatex solution: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pst-barcode} ...
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No image in PDF using PDF_Tex

I am using .pdf_tex from InkScape to create figures in my LaTeX file, but when I compile the caption appears with no image above it. Any ideas why? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Myriad Pro : Font shape `OT1/MyriadPro-OsF/m/n' undefined

I am trying to install MyriadPro on my MiKTeX 2.9 (32bit). Sadly, something, somewhere seems to have gone wrong. I allready installed MinionPro on my TeX Distribution and basically I proceeded the ...
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Centering a header in Deluxe Table

I would like to center the subheader "LightCurve Derived Orbital Parameter" in the deluxetable without affecting the width of the headers of each column. As seen in the image below, the subheader ...
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RevTex 4.1 - Extra comma in bibliography when JOURNAL field is empty

I have to compile a paper with RevTex 4.1 for submission purposes and I am running into trouble regarding the bibliography page. Whenever I have a citation of a paper which has not yet been published ...
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Aligning polynomials rightshifted by x

I am trying to align some generating functions, to give a visual indication of how they represent recurrences. When I try to do this the natural-seeming way with aligned, it puts an obnoxiously large ...
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Conditionally use bold font for table cell with pgfplotstable

I am trying to conditionally use bold font for table cells with values according to a condition. It works nicely with changing the text color as illustrated in the example below, but I am not able to ...
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aligning the equal signs without numbering each line in latex

Suppose I have something like, $\therefore$ we have the following: \begin{align} 2x + 7 &= 5x + 8 \\[0.1in] &= 2x - 7 \\[0.1in] &= 4 \\[0.1in] \end{align} I randomly made equations up ...
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How to spot errors reported by pdflatex?

When I use pdflatex to compile a tex file into a pdf file, it generates lots of lots of output. Unlike gcc, which mention again all the errors and warnings at the end, I don't find pdflatex behave ...
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How to Use BOONDOX Latex Calligraphic Font

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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No “=” sign in math mode with newtxmath

When I try to produce a = sign in math mode using newtxmath, I get the following error (using pdflatex with TeXLive 2014 on Windows) ERROR: Font \csname\endcsname=zxxrl7z at 10.0pt not loadable: ...
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Create a PDF file with embedded fonts with pdflatex to be edited in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I'm trying to generate a PDF file with pdflatex, that can be edited later (during review time) with Acrobat Pro. A minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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trying to put 19 * 6 pictures in a figure

I am trying to put 19 * 6 pictures in a figure but it gave me an error saying it is too long. Also there is some letters shown beside the caption which I didn't write and I didn't need it ((a),(b) .. ...
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Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex in cygwin system

I have three questions on TeXlive 2013 in cygwin. Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex? I was surprised to see this in C:/cygwin/bin. As we all know, pdflatex and pdftex are very different commands. ...
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Write multiple pdfs with different options

Thanks a lot for the help in advance. This might be a stupid question, or a potential overkill for this kind of forum, but the situation is as follows: I'm writing my dissertation and - of course - ...
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File size generated from Pdflatex is too big

My instructor demands a maximum size of submitted assignment of 50kb in PDF-format. Whenever I try to build from PDFLatex the files exceed this limit. I expected the problem to be related to bitmap ...
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pdflatexmk beamer missing { inserted [duplicate]

I am usig two different systems to write my presentation. on linux I use texmaker and everything works fine. But when I move to mac and use texshop I encounter the above error in the following part: ...
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MakeUppercase not working with .TTF fonts

I have a set of Sabon fonts that I would like to use for my dissertation. \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ BoldFont={sabon-bold.ttf}, ItalicFont={sabon-it.ttf}, ...
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Index not printing after files are removed

I'm using Sublime Text with the LaTexTools package to build from within Sublime. Everything was working fine on my documents, until today, when I decided to remove all LaTeX temporary files for one of ...
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Texmaker TexLive 2014 does nothing

I am using Texmaker 4.3 (downloaded from their website) and Texlive 2014 (also downloaded) on Ubuntu 12.4 fork ElementaryOS in 64bit. I recently completely reinstalled my OS and compiling a PDF in ...
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How to compile a tex file so that some portion can be optionally not compiled?

In C, we can write something for some part of the code, and give gcc some option for whether we would like to compile that part of code. It saves us from modifying the C code. In LaTex, is there a ...
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Include PNG Image in TexShop

I am wondering what may be missing from this code. I have stored all the LaTeX files in the same folder as the png image I'd like to import. The image is called "Signature" and it is saved as such. ...