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Latexmk not using pdflatex

I have a .tex file which attempts to \includegraphics with a .pdf file. This is perfectly possible when explicitly running pdflatex but doesn't work with latexmk because latexmk runs with latex and ...
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“pdflatex: Not writing to” error when using python [closed]

I use python3 (with code not from me) to insert data from a database (bsddb3) into a LaTeX document and I receive the following error messages: pdflatex: Not writing to .aux (openout_any = p). ! I ...
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newtxmath subscript spacing too large

When i try to use the newtxmath package the subscript spacing is too large and looks ugly. Is there anything which can be done to rectify this. I am not talking of the "x_n" subscript spacing but the ...
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Where are LaTeX-related bug trackers located? Where do I report `{pdf,lua,xe}latex` issues?

Following up this question: Is it ImageMagick's fault or pdflatex's that some JPEGs aren't working? I now want to submit a bug report. However, I'm a bit confused where exactly I ...
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PDF document doesn't update after Build (SublimeText & LaTeXing)

I am working on Ubuntu 14.04 writing in SublimeText 3059. I have installed LaTeXing and been using it successfully for a long time now. While working on thesis I've been getting warning about the lack ...
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latex+dvips+ps2pdf vs. pdflatex

I have a problem with creating a pdf file. I hope I could get some clue from this community. I use mac tex. method 1: pdflatex pdf file is well created. The created file is not perfect. There occurs ...
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`\includepdf` seems to remove internal links within included each pdf file? [duplicate]

\includepdf seems remove internal links within included each pdf file. for example, in \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[pages=-,fitpaper]{1.pdf} ...
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Possible to compile a tex file with command line arguments passed to the tex file?

Is it possible to compile a tex file with command line arguments passed to the tex file? For example, a tex file merge.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} ...
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Install pdflatex by installing texlive on Ubuntu from texlive site? [duplicate]

I want to install pdflatex. It is in texlive-latex-base in my Ubuntu 14.04 repository. But I don't want to install texlive-latex-base, because Ubuntu repository usually has outdated software. So I ...
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Is it ImageMagick's fault or pdflatex's that some JPEGs aren't working?

pdflatex (as well as lualatex and xelatex) cannot process (some) JPEG images which were created by my ImageMagick. I'm on OSX Mavericks, using ImageMagick v6.9.0-0 Q16 x86_64 provided via MacPorts. ...
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Completely remove page numbers, including inside TOC references, using bullet sections

I'm taking study notes in latex and I want to read it in my kindle. So far I was able to get very good results using: \documentclass[ebook,oneside,openany,17pt]{memoir} ...
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pdflatex error when rendering TeX as PDF in TeXstudio on Windows 7

I installed TeX using MiKTeX and installed TeXstudio using the basic installer, but whenever I compile a TeX file (.tex) using pdflatex in TeXstudio I receive this error: TeXworks (which came ...
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How to compile a .tex file to a text file (not a PDF format)? [duplicate]

A lot of job applications ask for a plain text version of a resume. My resume is in LaTeX so it's no problem producing a nice PDF, but copying and pasting from the PDF into notepad, for example, is ...
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Switching to lualatex: How to translate font setups?

I am a long-term pdflatex user. Once in a while I want to give lualatex a try (e.g., to try the recent TikZ graph layout engine). A couple of good answers here at tex.se describe what to do in that ...
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Force Embedded .wav files in Latex Document to be played using wave-surfer

I have few .wav files embedded in a latex pdf document. By default, they are played in some music player in windows during presentation. However i want to force them to be played using wave-surfer, so ...
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How to properly include fonts for mathgifg package

I installed the mathgifg package according to this guide: How to install mathgifg package as well as the mathgifg documentation. For typesetting I am using the MacTex 2013 distribution and pdftex. ...
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how to adjust text in modernCV package

I'm writing my cv with moderncv package and I have a problem with the Skype address, that comes shifted in the right column of the section, rather than be put normally under the linkedin url. How can ...
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Background color of the block of text

I want to have something like given in the picture. Borders above and below of the box are optional. I tried \colorbox, but it doesn't work. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{color} ...
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adding nodes to line segments

I have the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage[active,float]{preview} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Incorrect size in printed pdf document [closed]

My setup: TL2014, packaged with Debian 8. I'm struggling with a serious problem, which started to bother me when I tried to get margins right in a printed document. After reading the following ...
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How to specify horizontal space size

I'm learning pdfLaTeX, I've tried \hfill, but it makes text after \hfill on the line at right side. More specifically, I want to make something like shown in attached picture .
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TexStudio Configuration

What is the best Textstudio configuration. The reason I am asking this question is related to the inconsistent behavior I have been encountering. The document that I used to edit and compile cannot be ...
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How to manually set font encoding settings of a font? [closed]

I have a font with a font table containing ligatures, but also math radicals, operators and e.g. an integral sign. (It's a different font from the one I'm showcasing in this question, which doesn't ...
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Why does the introduced part-title in letter appear twice?

My intention is to create a letter with multiple appendixes, which are \included and their part-titles will be added to the \encl-list. My letter looks like: \documentclass{scrlttr2} ...
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pdfTeX warning (dest): name{environment.1.1} has been referenced but does not exist, replaced by a fixed one [duplicate]

I get a warning with this minimal code pdfTeX warning (dest): name{exercise.1.2} has been referenced but does not exist, replaced by a fixed one And the reference \ref{a} points to the wrong ...
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How to make hyperref work with bibitem keys containing a colon and using babel french option?

As seen in this thread, the \cite command bugs when the selected language is French and a bibitem key contains a :, which is an active character in babel french. Indeed, concerned hyperlinks always ...
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Italic Cyrillic in Times

I am using pdftex (not XeTeX or LuaTeX) and I need to submit a camera-ready article in Times. My article is in English but needs to briefly quote Russian sources, some of which have inline italics. ...
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Page size defined by a41.sty changes when using graphicx

I observed a strange issue if you combine the graphicx package and a41.sty. The page size changes if I compile the document using pdflatex Disclaimer: I know that using a41.sty is heavily outdated ...
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newtx seems to require newpx: “cannot open encoding file for reading”

A specific MikTeX installation shows the following error for a document that includes newtxtext and newtxmath: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ntx-ecth-tlf.enc): cannot open encoding file for reading ...
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Disable some xunicode macros in case of T1 font encoding?

I was hoping that, except for inputenc/fontenc versus fontspec, old .tex files encoded in UTF-8 could be used without changing anything with either pdftex, xetex or luatex engines. But the following ...
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reduction of figure quality , after PDF to LATEX

I am plotting figures in Matlab to then use them in Latex. I am using the following code to change the size of the display while I am using the save2pdf function ...
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Does UTF8 add right-quote and left-quote recognition to LaTeX, XeTeX? [duplicate]

I've got a LaTeX novel writing project with lots of character quotations. I use Focuswriter to create chapter text files (ASCII, UTF-8). There is no LaTeX markup in the chapter files. A LaTeX ...
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What are pdfTeX's exact rules for character protrusion? And for the expansions of \leftmarginkern/\rightmarginkern?

It is well known that pdfTeX tries to apply character protrusion in a clever way. When breaking a horizontal list into lines, (implicit) kerns for character protrusion are inserted near the edges of ...
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How to format line in algorithm

I use ACM conference paper template (Two columns) to write paper. The problems bug me for a long time about Algorithms format: The function name always converted to UPPERCASE. Larger blank between ...
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How to make a link within a TeX file into a page of an existing PDF file

Suppose there is a large online textbook in PDF, without TeX source code. How do I link to a certain page of it within my PDFLaTeX document?
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How to make Æ Ø Å copyable from the PDF output [duplicate]

When building a PDF file with LaTeX the character å gets uncopyable. It only results in ̊a when copied. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[norsk]{babel} \begin{document} Try copying ...
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package pdftex.def error file vanderPol-eps-converted-to.pdf not found

I'm trying to add eps files to my latex file, but I get this error. I added \usepackage{graphicx} and \usepackage{epstopdf} and wrote \includegraphics[scale=0.35]{vanderPol.eps} but It gives me this ...
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Box aligned equation under (deep) itemization

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{empheq} \newcommand*\widefbox[1]{\fbox{\hspace{2em}#1\hspace{2em}}} \begin{itemize} \item[1.] zz \begin{itemize} \item[1.1] ...
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Output pdf missing last page with error “No result found around line X in file”

I am using REVTeX 4.1 on the twocolumn aps format. I have a four page document that compiles with no errors. When I add a line of text to the conclusion section, the pdf compiles with only the first ...
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Font isn't found though properly installed

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Custom tikzmark creates error

I've defined the commands \newcommand{\tikzmark}[2]{% \tikz[overlay,remember picture,baseline] \node[anchor=base] (#1) {$#2$}; } \newcommand{\DrawVLine}[3][]{% ...
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preventing automatic detection of email addresses [closed]

I'm trying to use this resume template. When I compile the document, pdflatex is automatically detecting the email addresses in the header and formatting it as a clickable (mailto) link. I would like ...
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Error compiling code matlab in latex [closed]

good morning, someone help me? MWE: \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{latexsym,amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts} ...
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Timed out compile unless I delete bibliography

I have a document that won't compile unless I delete the bibliography. All of the subfiles compile individually (but they don't refer to the bibliography file). It was working fine for weeks, and all ...
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Make pdflatex output UTF-8 copy-pasteable when using Times font

I would like to use Adobe Times Roman font or its equivalent (like URW Nimbus Roman and fonts based on it), compiling with pdflatex to PDF -- the original intent was to have PDF smaller by using ...
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Including certain graphics turns pages grey

When I include certain graphics in my LaTeX book, compile the tex file with pdflatex and then flatten the PDF, all the text on pages with either png or pdf graphics ends up grey instead of black. ...
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File `graficx.sty' not found

I'm using LaTeX for a week now and I couldn't figure the problem is this error out, I have copied a CV template from internet and I made some changes, for sudden every time I make quick build in ...
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Using mdframed package with pstricks option in pdflatex possible?

I want to use the mdframed package with the pstricks option (for dashed lines etc) with pdflatex. But doing so threw an Undefined control sequence ... \c@lor@to@ps error. The internet tells me, ...
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Meaning of “pdftex supports JPEG EXIF”

According to this https://www.tug.org/texlive/pretest.html of TeXLive 2015: pdftex (full pdfTeX news) Support JPEG Exif as well as JFIF; do not even emit a warning if \pdfinclusionerrorlevel ...
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Table unnecessarily starting from next page in latex

How can i stop my table in latex to start unnecessarily from next page leaving a huge space in previous page? How can i force to start just after the heading. Please help, here is my code: i am using ...