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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 ...
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Page numbers in pages other than the chapter's first page don't show up [closed]

I am writing my master thesis with a template that I created by myself, and everything seems to be moreorless fine except for the page numbering. I am using two different formats, roman and arabic ...
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How can I fine-tune the position of equation numbers (given they are all on the right)?

My equation numbers are all on the right. I have the distance from the margin set to 18mm, but I wish to vary this on any particular page as I progress through the document. I presume it would mean ...
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To replace “var” greek symbols correctly

Need to use utf8 natural greek symbols in pdflatex. For modern letters I use package textalpha, var greek symbols i workout through replacement and do not know how to do this correctly. Now the text ...
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How to check the text mode

I need to check that during symbol replacement the mode is really text. This came from such task: I do replace underdot symbols like ạ to avoid in pdflatex errors like "Unicode char \u8:ạ not set up ...
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How to insert StackExchange style code?

I want to highlight some code~ish thing in a report like this: blahblahblah...Then you should use ./runprog to start up the program etc etc... How can I do this?
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Flip a landscape environment

I have a page that needed to be in landscape mode, so I've used something like: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{pdflscape} \begin{document} \lipsum ...
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How to use macro inside \pdfpageattr

I would like to use macro to set /MediaBox, /BleedBox, /CropBox and /TrimBox equal to the actual page size. But it seems that \pdfpageattr is reading list of tokens and is not a "regular macro" (if I ...
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PDFLaTeX basic installation in windows for R pdf output for slow internet

I have a windows operating system. I'm using R statistical software. I have to output a R MarkDown file into pdf. This can be done by PDFTeX which requires installation from MiKTeX. R suggests that I ...
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How to produce only dvi file with latex on Mac

Recently, I switched to MacTex, I somehow get used to run the following sequence on a Windows command terminal: latex *.tex ->generate only dvi file bibtex *.aux latex *.tex dvipdfm *.dvi ...
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Longtable alignment with caption

I try to make a table with a caption and I have some issues with the layout. How can I force the table to fit in the width of the caption? The last column is sticking out. And how could I adjust ...
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I need vector fonts in PDF [duplicate]

I've processed this file with PDFLaTeX and got a PDF with a raster font. I need vector fonts. What I did wrongly? \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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precompile ctex package result in missing font

I want to use ctex package to write Chinese documents. The ctex package provide ctexart documentclass. In order to speed up the compilation, I decided to make a precompile file. The minimal working ...
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How to set PDF compatibility to “Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)” [duplicate]

My Master's Thesis is going to be printed at a printing office, and they have requested the compatibility of the PDF to be "Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)". How can this be defined?
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Highlight every occurrence of a list of words?

In order to revise a draft, and identify related sections, I would like to identify similar words (by color of text, highlight, underline, or otherwise) according to topic. For example, I would like ...
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Can't insert content to revision history table

I'm using asciidoc to generate both HTML and pdf (using DBLATEX) for one of my documents. When the PDF is issued, the second page comes with a revision history table, which is always empty. I tried ...
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Sigchi adds a lot of spacing

I started to use LaTex with the Sigchi when I wrote my thesis. I have a problem that there are a lot of spacing between one column and the other (on the same page) and also a lot of spacing between ...
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Math Formula is too long exceeds column width

I have a formula below which is expected to be in an column. After compiled, it is too long and covers two column. How can I constrain it into only one column width? Thanks \begin{equation} f'(u,v) ...
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Avoid Option clash for package xcolor

I've looked at other questions about option clash for package xcolor to no avail. Tried putting xcolor before hyperref and tikz, tried adding options [usenames, dvispsnames] to documentclass, and I ...
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chunk ran only once knitr/lyx then error

I am having trouble when I run the following code in lyx, using a script written in R: clean_cache(clean = TRUE) <<echo=TRUE,results='asis'>>= library(knitr) library(RMySQL) ...
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Create a link inside LaTeX/Beamer document

I am pretty new to LaTeX and I have a question. I work on a software to generate LaTeX and Beamer document from an other document which is not in LaTeX. For the LaTeX exporter when I had an anchor I ...
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How to deal with a tilde in url's in Mendeley?

If a link in an url contains ~, Mendeley changes it to $\sim$ and hyperref links just don't work. I use pdflatex and biblatex. Is there a quick way how to change manually the link in Mendeley to fix ...
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Open final .pdf file generated by pdflatex through command line

I have a program that generates .tex files and then compiles them using pdflatex through the Mac Terminal. I am simply using some python code to achieve the same effect as the following command: ...
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Bug in includegraphics [duplicate]

I have an image (image.pdf, http://www.solidfiles.com/d/d8874ce2ff/). This is how the image looks like: And this small TeX code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} ...
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! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}

I am doing an empirical work on STATA and I used the command sutex in order to obtain the LaTeX code for summary statistics tables. I am just copying and pasting it on TeXworks (pdfLaTeX file) as said ...
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Compile latex in c# [closed]

im making a .bat file to compile a .tex file to pdf, when i run it directly the .bat file it works fine, but when i run it in c# the error "pdflatex: invalid argument" appers static void ...
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How to change font family in footnote, equations and one paragraph?

I am using Texmaker in Linux Mint and I am currently compiling with pdfLatex. I am using berasans font family like this: \usepackage[scaled]{berasans} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} %% ...
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markdown's bold and italic stop working after including babel package

I'm having problems with bold and italic options in my pdf file that I get from my Rmarkdown file. I write in Russian so I unclude babel package and after that ** and __ stop working. Here's my ...
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csvsimple Vertical Header

I'm trying to create a table from .csv files using csvsimple. Here are the contents of my file: Degrees,10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80,90 Time,1.33,0.90,0.72,0.63,0.50,0.43,0.41,0.40,0.38 This is a table ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@topnewpage

I get this error while trying to compile the following code. I've already tried to delete .aux files. What else could it be the issue? \documentclass[conference,harvard,brazil,english]{sbatex} ...
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LaTeX: precompile document to reuse inside a C++ program [duplicate]

I've made a C++ program with uses a LaTeX template for creating PDF documents. I open the file, replace some placeholders written inside the .tex document with values of a DB, and then, I compile the ...
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TexStudio - internal embedded pdf viewer shows different figure than external pdf viewer of the output pdf

I use TexStudio (2.9.4) on a Mac OSX (10.10.3) with TexLive. The problem here is that when I insert figures, that are saved as pdf files, and compile with PDFLaTex, the output figures deviate from the ...
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How can I print \twonotes from wasysym?

When I try to compile the following example with pdftex, I get: pdflatex symbol.tex -output-format=pdf This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded format=pdflatex) ...
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Error when trying to use Roboto font with pdftex

I'm trying to use the Roboto font in a beamer presentation, built with pdftex. I installed the roboto package, but when trying to build, I get the following error: Trying to make PK font ...
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Text in a PDFLaTeX file is not completely visible in the PDF viewer , but in the thumbnails are complete [closed]

This is not really a question TeX, but I think we could find an answer here. I downloaded an old PDF file generated with pdfTeX. The problem is that when I open the PDF, some text lines in the right ...
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Doxygen pdflatex Undefined control sequence

I am trying to use pdflatex on a file generated by Doxygen to create a PDF file. I'm getting errors I don't know how to debug. Using Linux RHEL 5, tetex-latex-3.0-33.15.el5_8.1. Things work OK on a ...
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Understanding messages in my console

After I installed tikzcd, I got this message in my console window after typesetting. ABD: EveryShipout initializing macros (/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/supp-pdf.mkii ...
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TeXStudio and MiKTeX Portable - Could not start command

I have a problem with my TeXStudio. I am using a portable version (2.9.4) together with the latest MiKTeX. Everything used to work just fine and now that I have to finish my work from home instead of ...
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Render a document in printing order, two pages per “page”

I have an existing memoir document that I would like to physically print and bind in a book. It is 72 pages, made up of 6 signatures of 3 folios each. I would like to make the document render two ...
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Post process each entire page to move/resize contents

LaTeX beginner here. I am looking to physically print a rendered document on a size that is not 8.5 x 11. My printer can only handle that size, and does strange things to smaller pdf's. However. If I ...
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LaTeX error for siunitx in a longtable environment

I've been working on a large document which makes frequent use of \include{}ed longtable environments and siunitx. Recently, longer expressions using siunitx have been causing compile errors which I ...
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Which internal TeX macro stores the MediaBox string, and how can I read it?

Background: All PDF has a MediaBox that describes the page size, for each page. This is found in the PDF as (for example, US letter) the text string /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] where the numbers are "big ...
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Latex header problem

I have a problem with my header. I set header like : \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \chead{\scriptsize{\textit{Proc. of the $19^{th}$ Int. Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-16), ...
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Automatic line breaking for English

I have c. 80 pages of English text that naturally contains (in)definite articles. The text is block-aligned. The problem is that the article sometimes remains in the end of line and the noun starts on ...
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How can one manually add a line to the pdflatex -recorder .fls file?

I'm using a LuaLaTeX package that includes a feature that calls an external executable (i.e. something that requires -shell-escape) to generate a TeX file from a distinct source file, which is then ...
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When compiling with XeTeX, why do some letters become stretched and warped?

When compiling with XeTeX using the Helvetica font, some letters become verticaly stretched (e.g: f and capital letters), some become generally bigger (e.g: j), brackets become slightly unaligned from ...
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Content of including PDFs [duplicate]

I have some little problem with my file. There are lot of included PDF files, without any \caption and \section. I need to create a table of content with these PDF files and function hyperref. Can ...
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tikzexternal, asymptote and duplicated asy files

I'm trying to work with tikzexternal and asymptote for my documents. Here is a sample TeX document : \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...