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PDF randomly does not show parts of the text without errors in compilation [closed]

I am writing my thesis with pdflatex and did not have any problems until now. When I compile my thesis I don't get any errors. However a part of a sentence is suddenly missing (so that a part of a ...
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Strange “Too many files” error with pdfTeX

That is the auto-pst-pdf message I get when I compile the MWE below with the pdfTeX engine. I have just (meaning, as of this post's date) reinstalled my entire MikTeX 2.9 system with a complete ...
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How to automatically optimize the PDF output of TiKZ externalize?

I use pgfplots with externalization for generating plots in my document. For heavy plots the output PDF for a figure can grow to few hundred KB. I used Adobe Acrobat to optimize the PDFs which ...
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Proper outline in Devanagari and Arabic fonts

Please save your time and energy on this question, I also submitted one possible solution. Zdeněk Wagner, a Czech TeXist, in his article (the Zpravodaj journal of the Czechoslovak TeX Users ...
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Texmaker Hangs on Process started

When I try to run my script in Texmaker, Texmaker gives me the message "Process started" but hangs on it forever and never actually finishes compiling. I know these are long equations, but Texmaker ...
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Chage font to Times New Roman in pdfLatex [duplicate]

Is there any way to change main font to times new roman in Pdf Latex. I search over internet. And what I saw was how to change font with xelatex or lualatex, not pdflatex.
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MinionPro and Searchability/Encoding

I'm using pdflatex with the MinionPro package. The PDF looks fine, but apparently some characters (specifically "W" and the "Th" ligature) are put in the PDF in a way that breaks searchability. For ...
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Compile all tex files within a folder at once

Is there a way to compile all tex files within a specific folder, from LINUX terminal, at once? I would like to do this using pdflatex or lualatex in a way to create a pdf file for each distinc ...
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Latex use other languages in section title

I am writing in english, greek babel and I have custom commands to change between languages. The problem is that I can change to english for example, anywhere in my text except in \chapter{}, ...
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“Undefined control sequence” on auto-generated tex files [closed]

I'm using ipython-notebook to convert my code to tex file and then to a pdf file, and an issue occurred when converting from the generated tex file to pdf (I've posted an issue here). The whole ...
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How to enbale SyncTex in LyX?

I'm using LyX 2.0.7, and I tried to enable 'Synchronization with output' by following the guide on LyX wiki. I couldn't succeed after doing each step exactly as the wiki stated. After lots of ...
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Error when trying to reproduce example with pgfgantt [closed]

I keep getting an error when trying to reproduce the example on pgfgantt manual. Its the last one; This is the error I get Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/pgfgantt/? today' and I am ...
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Reverse LaTeXing [duplicate]

My system got formatted completely. I dont have any files related to tex. So I installed TeXLive and texmaker on my pc. But yes, I have the pdf generated by the tex file. Is it possible to get my tex ...
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Error in compiling

I'm starting to use latex, my code is \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} The ...
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Rotatebox in eso-pic background rotates whole page with scrbook, but not in pdfLaTeX

I am using the eso-pic package to create a draft sign in the background of my document (scrbook-class). The sign is rotated 45° on the page. Everything works fine. I use TeXLive and Kile with Suse ...
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Auto-hide Winedt Console

Is there anyway to make Winedt console invisible when you are writing the code, and when the compile starts the console shows the log and then disappears by itself? Also if there is an error it stays ...
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LaTeX Error: File 'ashmath.sty' not found [closed]

I am using TexShop on Mac OS X Mavericks, I need to type mathematical formulas and greek symbols like \omega. I try to include the ashmath package from TexShop (using PdfTex): \usepackage{ashmath} ...
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Problem getting picture in document [duplicate]

I am a LaTeX rookie and would like some help! Have problem with not getting a picture/logo in the document. I am using TexWorks on Mac OSX with pdfLaTeX as compiler. Here is my code. The pic is is ...
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Make PdfLatex in Winedt as fast as PdfLatex in TeXStudio

While I prefer WinEdt much more than TeXStudio, but I am surprised how fast TeXStudio can execute PdfLaTex. I tried in WinEdt to make it as similar as possible to how TeXStudio handles the log and ...
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References to appendix fail after first page

I have 4 appendixes, and I reference once each one. I have found that pdflatex only finds the references to the first appendix page. I have tried to replicate it in a blank project but I cannot ...
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pdftex.def Error: File logo-eps-converted-to.pdf not found

I am using the EPFL thesis template to write a LaTex document. I need to compile it using pdfLaTex. Also, I want to use these same template - I can't use any other template. I have many EPS figures ...
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combining multiple citations [duplicate]

\documentclass{IEEETran} \usepackage{cite} \begin{filecontents}{publication.bib} @book{knuth2006art1, title={The art of computer programming: Generating all trees: history of ...
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How to create pdf with latex?

Sorry about asking a stupid question. I'm just trying to use this, but don't know anything. My problem is: I want to plot graph with python code. I run it in terminal (I'm using mac) by calling: ...
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Including a jpg image, source code compilation in pdflatex doesn't create pdf

I'm writing a report on a programming project in LaTeX and need to insert some images. I created images using a Finite Element program Freefem++, and saved the results in image files. I've tried png, ...
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Inkscape SVG with opacity exported to PDF in pdflatex document not displayed correctly on Mac OS X

I use Inkscape to create graphics which I export to PDFs in order to include them into a LaTeX documents (with \includegraphics and using pdflatex). I didn't notice that there is something wrong until ...
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Missing float OR page number when placing large tikz image on different size landscape page

I have a document with a large tikz image. To display this image using pdflatex, I've created macros to switch papersize, and I'm using the pdflscape package to rotate the pages when displayed in the ...
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Invisible markers in PDFs using pdflatex

I'm using latexdiff to show changes that I make in a large text (200+ pages). Most of my changes affect only a few pages though, so I don't want my readers to sift through 200 pages looking for the ...
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Pdflatex does not read the TEX root line, how do I solve that?

I have a main.tex file with several chapters in a sub folder included as: \include{chapters/chapter01} Each of the chapters' tex file have the line % !TEX root = ../main.tex at the top of the file. ...
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package clash between ctable and auto-pst-pdf?

I'm new to LaTeX and decided to write my PhD thesis with it (pdflatex.exe, TexStudio2.6.6, Win7x64). I nailed the conflict to two packages namely ctable and auto-pst-pdf. Unfortunately I need both ...
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Trouble loading .PNG in article class

I'm in the process of writing my thesis, and am having trouble getting any images to load in my document. I'm using the article class, as it required the least amount of editing to get it to look like ...
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How to add rule in color box?

I am new to latex i want to add rule in top and bottom of the color box, My sample code is, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx,xcolor,lipsum} \begin{document} ...
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Linkstyle in pdflatex

What are the different styles to mark a link within the document (not necessarily limited to hyperref) What I have till now: Ugly box around : \usepackage{hyperref} Different color : ...
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Mavericks upgrade screwed up my pdflatex (command not found)

so everything was working fine ... until i upgraded to os x mavericks (version 10.9.2) a couple days ago. using emacs version 24.3 (9.0) auctex version 11.87.3 after upgrade, tried to compile and ...
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pdflatex and TexStudio includegraphic problem

I'm having (no Boundingbox) problem even using pdflatex engine. It's strange because it's working fine with MikTex but not Texstudio. Sadly I want to stick to TexStudio now. I've included the code ...
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Unable to get PSTricks to work as expected in Texmaker

I am trying to get PSTricks to work with PDFLaTeX in order to create scientific diagrams in the report I am producing. My document is currently as follows (I've included potentially extraneous ...
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Using Lato Light Font Throughout a Document

The command for using the lato light font is given to be \fontseries{l}\selectfont but this command produces no change to my document when compiled with pdflatex. I would like to use the light ...
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Help to change svg package to include a 600dpi pdf instead of creating huge pdf with vector graphic. (Downgrade PDF)

I am using the svg package to include an svg file with transparent 3D graphic and latex code to be set at the right label positions. I tried many different methods to do that (matlab->eps+tex file) ...
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Including brackets inside text function [duplicate]

I am having a programming function with name WorkFunction_(). I am trying to highlight this function using \texttt{}, something like \texttt{WorkFunction_()}. However this ends in error. Could anyone ...
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Different color [closed]

I use the following code to generate a plot \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} % colorize your documents \usepackage{graphicx} % and use graphics \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} % ...
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Inlage 4 configuration - Windows 8.1 - very slow In generating the PDF [closed]

In Windows, I really like the Inlage 4 editor. But it takes a very long time to generate the PDF, even for a small document. Even in the shell, the pdflatex command is very slow. I feel my system is ...
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Characters missing when embedding PDF with pdftex

I have the feeling this must have been asked before, but I couldn't find it with search... When I run the following test file \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % ...
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pdflatex problem

I just use latex to grid a pdf file. the code like follow \documentclass[ letterpaper, 10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pdfpages} \newcommand\su[1]{ \begin{tikzpicture}[overlay,remember ...
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PS- to-PK converter has stopped working [closed]

I compile the latex file using miktex, during the preview in yap it shows PS- to-PK converter has stopped working error. There is no problem during compilation. Please suggest me the correct.
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Defining the minimal amount of space around an operator

How do I define the minimal (and possibly maximal) amount of horizontal space around an operator? Something similar to wrapping the operator with \,s. Here's a picture: And a minimal example ...
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Trouble with pgfplots and ubuntu [duplicate]

Using writelatex (because I was at work where I had to use a windows machine which did not have a working Latex setup) I was able to produce some relatively nice-looking graphics using pgfplots. My ...
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sidecaptions in memoir sometimes incorrect when hyperref used?

When using memoir, I find that sometimes sidecaptions end up in the wrong margin despite my using \strictpagecheck and even \overridescapmargin. It seems that there is an interaction between memoir ...
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initexmf error — to increase pdflatex memory [closed]

I am trying to increase main_memory for pdflatex compiler in win7 64. Using initexmf didn't work. This is the error I get: >initexmf --edit-config-file=pdflatex initexmf: Invalid argument. ...
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\graphicspath{<filepath>} Yielding Strange Errors

I am trying to use \graphicspath properly, and am having some issues. I am using MikTex 2.9 64-bit on a Lenovo X230. Here is my code: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} ...
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Problem in numbering and showing the references

Does anyone knows why the numbering is weird like this? How can I fix it? Coscia M. Cosica, F. Gianootti, and D. Pedreschi,“ A Classification for Community Discovery Methods in Complex Networks,” ...
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Hatching Package with Metapost

I am new in metapost and I am unsure as to re-define the withcolor command to revert back to the metapost default. I am trying to draw the cross section of a cylinder, where the inner circle is ...