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Strange Warning When Compiling any Document [closed]

I am getting the following warning even when compiling the most minimal of documents. Please help me understand this warning and how I might prevent it: pdfTeX warning: pdflatex (file ...
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The file does not conform to Adobe's published PDF? [closed]

My question is how to check if a pdf file created with pdfTeX-1.40.12 is conform to Adobe's published PDF ? Is it possible to know ? I try to look at the properties of the file with Adobe Reader but ...
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Anti aliasing from latex to pdf

When rendered the text in my pdf is not anti alised. Anyone knows how to do this? The following example shows my text output compared with output from google docs pdf Is it even possible with ...
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Why is LaTeX refusing to create a new page to place content?

Ihave stumbled upon strange behavior (at least for me). I am generating a document composed of a set of blank framed boxes, each with a text attached above, and it will always be most likely necessary ...
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error related to amsmath with latex but not pdflatex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I see why a file isn't compiling somewhere else, if it does in my machine? I am getting a bunch of ! Incompatible list cannot be unboxed resulting from ...
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Trouble with latex and dvips with an FSTTCS documentclass

Following from my other question Which DVI viewer on linux?, now that I can easily view DVI files I came to the conclusion that the unusual document class I used for my document defines some ...
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How do I make pdfLaTeX accept a graphics file with a period in its name? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \includegraphics: Dots in filename Many of my graphics files have periods in their names. This causes a problem with pdflatex. For example, if I want to include the ...
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TexWorks used to output PDF from TeX file result in XeTeX required error

I'm new with TeX and Linux, but I want to learn to use it. I found an open source TeX file from here and I want to be able to compile from the cv.tex file to cv.pdf. After searching around, I found ...
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Sweave Multiple Chapters

I am writing a large Sweave document that will be broken up into many chapters with the final output being a large pdf of everything and an individual pdf for each chapter (with the same page and ...
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Verbatim environment with background color (PDFLaTeX and tex4ht)

I need to make a verbatim environment with gray background color, such as: That needs to work with PDFTeX and tex4ht on an older TeX installation (from 2009 I believe). My approach so far is ...
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Compile Tex inside Microsoft C#.net

I know there are some command-line applications like pdflatex that can help me to compile a LaTex document from C#.Net (using the System.Diagnostics.Process class) . I wanna know that what's the ...
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Springer template problem

I have installed the Springer template for monograph svmono, following this article, using the command line interface in linux. But something strange happens. If I use latex, everything compiles fine, ...
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pdflatex producing dvi output instead of pdf

I have a template for a paper that I am using that produces dvi output when I run pdflatex on the input file. Whereas most of the papers that I have worked with produce pdf output when I run ...
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Embedding fonts in an image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ligatures in figures and pdftex I have a PDF image file, which has been included in my document with \includegraphics{thefile.pdf} The PDF has a Type 1 font embedded ...
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Automatically capitalise the first word in each sentence

I'm writing a report together with another person, and he often neglects to use a capital letter at the start of each sentence. Is it possible to get LaTeX to correct this automatically instead of ...
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How to convert a scientific manuscript to MS Word for a coauthor review [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format I am a scientist and an (almost) average Windows 7 user. I like to use LaTeX (MikTeX with Texmaker) to ...
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How do I use TrueType Fonts with PDFTeX using otftotfm?

I've heard that PDFTeX can use TrueType fonts. There have been several answers related to this, but of these only the first one mentions using otftotfm, which I'm told is the standard way to do it ...
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“Reference does not exist” warning with \includeonly

I am in the process of writing my thesis and am using the \include command to separate the files. But when I use the \includeonly command to select on the current chapter which has references to ...
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pdfTeX warning: “version allowed”

After including some figures (saved as .pdfs) in my LaTeX document with \includegraphics, I got the following warning: pdfTeX warning: pdflatex.exe (file ./figure/figure_1.pdf): PDF inclusion: ...
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SumatraPDF Inverse Search

I wanted to set the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search option on Inlage, according to instructions on this page. For some reason, my "options" menu ends at "Make SumatraPDF my default PDF reader" and doesn't ...
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Greek characters in normal and sans serif math mode

Here's a simple demonstration program: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \DeclareMathVersion{sans} \SetSymbolFont{letters}{sans}{OT1}{cmss}{m}{sl} \begin{document} \[ x ...
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feynmf with pdflatex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use kile with feynmf or feynmp? I would like to use feynmf, or better feynmp, with pdflatex. My first idea was to replace all the files file.[0-9]* which are ...
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“Tex capacity exceeded.” with beamer [closed]

I use MikTex 2.9 and am compiling a beamer presentation. I have 100+ pages. The file compiles if I comment out about half of the frames. I managed one presentation by compiling the two halves one ...
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Long Execution Time with pdfLaTeX on Mac OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fast PNG embedding using pdflatex I'm using pdfLaTeX on Mac OS X v10.7.3, and I've added about 25 PNG images to a LaTeX document that is roughly 35 pages long. The ...
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zooming with mouse over [closed]

I am looking for existing codes for magnifying pre-defined portions of text in PDF the output of LaTeX. The applications is for accessibility for the visually impaired, so from users' point of view ...
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How to add numerical (ala No Starch Press) listing notes without XeTeX?

I've been following the instructions and code available at: https://zuttobenkyou.wordpress.com/2010/12/05/latex-saner-source-code-listings-no-starch-press-style/ I would like to add notes (and style) ...
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Embed text in pgfplots or tikz generated pdf files

I generate data plots in my LaTeX documentation using a combination of TikZ and pgfplots. Many of the plots are generated using script files which can also include the raw data if data is being ...
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How do I create a PDF file that can be digitally signed?

We are using Acrobat digital signatures in my organization. With Acrobat Professional you can put in a signature block that allows signing with a client-side digital signature. This is something ...
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Ligatures in figures and pdftex

In the following example, the 'ff' ligature in the figure labels (in 'differential') disappears when pdflatex is used, but the fault does not occur if latex-dvips-ps2pdf is used instead. Both lualatex ...
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Pdflatex problem with Texstudio and Miktex 2.9

I'm trying to build a tex file with TeXstudio 2.3 (and MikTeX 2.9 installed separately), which builds with no problem using LEd. When I run pdflatex with TeXstudio, I get the error message (and thus ...
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Determining what font series are available

I have a file agaramond.map which contains lines like the following: pads8r AGaramond-Semibold "TeXBase1Encoding ReEncodeFont" <8r.enc <pads8a.pfb Through trial and error, I have found out ...
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Rotate a PGF figure, and being able to center it

I have a figure, created in MS Visio, a PDF figure. I have added text to the figure using qtix. The code is pasted below: \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.30] ...
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Where to download pdflatex.exe?

I ran a Google search but nothing too clear showed up. I'm looking for a Windows 7 compatible version of pdflatex.exe to help me in typesetting some math I have in an Illustrator project. I heard ...
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Issues when compiling TeX files with Vim and LaTeX-suite

I'm having problems compiling a TeX file with LaTeX-suite on Ubuntu. In my .vimrc, I have the following lines : filetype plugin on set grepprg=grep\ -nH\ $* filetype indent on let ...
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Show output of a full LaTeX document

A couple of days ago, I found showexpl, it is wonderful and works very well. But there is one thing missing that it doesn't let me do and it is to only show the output/result of some commands. For ...
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Seminar environment plus psfrag plus TeXshop — I can't get all three to work together

A while ago, I discovered that TeXshop has trouble with producing slides that overflow the right margin in the seminar environment. I found a solution in this thread on latexcommunity -- use pdftex ...
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PDF pages with color/gray-scale figures print with bold text

When including PDF and JPG images with either color or gray-scale in my pdflatex document everything appears perfect on screen. However, when I try to print on a color printer the text in these pages ...
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md-chr7y source file could not be found

I am trying to build a document with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. It seems to be the used font on the title page. The error is as follows: miktex-makemf: The md-chr7y source file could not be ...
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metapost and pdflatex

I'm trying to use figures created with metapost in a TeX document compiled with pdflatex, but I have some troubles. I did as advised here, but it fails! My code is this : ...
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containverbatim shows up in output

When I compile the following code in XeLaTeX (also works with pdflatex) under windows, [containsverbatim] shows up in the ouput: Here is the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{showexpl} ...
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How can I place conditional statements in a LaTeX file dependant on how I'm processing it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Detect which TeX engine is used Conditional typesetting / build I'm currently writing a document in LaTeX (using the article documentclass for now, thinking about ...
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Is there a way to color (only real) math in pdflatex?

I'd like to change the color of all math in my document. I understand that several packages and some engines provide support for changing the color of all math, and I understand that something like ...
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PSTricks picture not compiling with pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use PSTricks in pdfLaTeX? What is wrong with this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-0.5,0)(2.5,1) ...
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An issue when using TeXnicCenter Alpha and Adobe Reader 10

I use TeXnicCenter Alpha, DDE control TeXnicCenter, MikteX 2.7, Adobe Reader 10, and Windows 7. Whenever I build, the log file reads "undefined !control sequence" and whenever I output the file, the ...
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Compiles to PDF but not DVI

I just installed TeX Live on Ubuntu 10.04 using the install-tl-unx.tar.gz package. However, when I tested the installation I noticed that it cannot compile to DVI but it can compile to PDF. My ...
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Can Texinfo's @value macro be made to work in the filename argument to @xref and friends?

Given a file xref-and-value.texi with contents: \input texinfo @c -*- TeX-PDF-mode: t; -*- @setfilename xref-and-value.info @settitle @code{@@xref} and @code{@@value} in \pdftex @set fngccint ...
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How can I draw an arc from point A -> B on a 3D sphere in TikZ?

I'm basing myself on http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/spherical-and-cartesian-grids/ and now I need to add a arc from point P to Q. What I was able to get so far: ...
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Lighter version of sans serif typeface

I am using the Frutiger font as the sans serif font in my document. It is invoked by \renewcommand{\sfdefault}{pfr} However this font is too bold for my taste. There is a ligher version available. ...
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How to have multiple link styles with hyperref?

I have hyperrefs in many places in my program. Part of it is in normal text, which I have styled with \hypersetup. I also have some listings inside which I use hyperref. The problem is, the listings ...
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Table with figures

I have a special table layout in which i want to place figures. The table looks like this: "-------------------------------------------------" " Figure 1 | Figure 2 |" ...