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Included PDFs alter Beamer colors

I am compiling a Beamer presentation on Ubuntu using PDF figures output from Inkscape. The colors on certain slides are wrong. This appears to be caused by including certain figures, and based on my ...
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How to insert a file audio with play and stop in pdf LaTex?

I wrote this code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{media9,graphicx} \usepackage{microtype} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \mainmatter \chapter{Allegati} ...
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Texmaker not compiling.. is it affected by viruses ??? I reinstalled texmaker twice

LOG FILE : This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (MiKTeX 2.8) (preloaded format=latex 2015.11.21) 18 FEB 2016 21:22 entering extended mode **paer*VIII.tex ("C:\Users\a\Desktop\Latex ...
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Scale svg according to font size

Assume this example document: \documentclass[12pt,leqno,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering ...
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Error while importing .svg file

I want to include a .svg file into my document. I have a .svg file with the name test.svg This is the document: \documentclass[12pt,leqno,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{svg} ...
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Diagnostics about LaTeX installation

I have a machine where I know that pdflatex plus some packages are installed. I can compile any given .tex file on that machine and view the output, but I cannot inspect the machine directly. What is ...
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TexStudio EPS to PDF doesn't work (Macbook El Capitan)

I had a problem running for weeks, still not able to solve it. Could anyone help me? The EPS to PDF works fine on Windows or ShareLaTeX, however, it does't work on Macbook El Capitan. Below is the ...
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Including png in several layer with ocgx for making a pdf

I try to make a pdf with pdflatex, which should contains several pngs images. The special thing is, that there should be for each png one layer (ocgx). At the end I want to have a pdf file, which all ...
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Springer LaTeX template for Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal

I need to submit my paper, I have to catch the deadline, my problem is am a new in LaTeX and I have to submit my paper at Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal I have already installed the ...
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Change color in Latex

How can I change the color of a sentence in latex ? I also want to write my university seat number and name at the bottom of my page. How do I do that? P.S. : Noob at Latex.
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merge cells using multirow package

I have the following code for a table: \bgroup \def\arraystretch{1.5} \begin{table}[ht] \textbf{\caption{My Table}} % title of Table \centering % used for centering table \begin{tabular}{ c|ccc } ...
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Errors but correct pdf | Biblatex with Biber, Glossaries and Babel [closed]

I'm tring to use Biber and Glossaries also with different languages in a document. Actually everything is working well but it outputs some errors which are more warnings because the correct PDF is ...
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Detect whether running on pdfTeX or Knuth's TeX for conditional include

Does anyone know a way to detect whether one is running in pdfTeX or Knuth's TeX? I want to be able to conditionally include extra features when a document is being built using pdfTex, but also ...
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Is there any way to draw the same shapes at different positions efficiently, for example \foreach?

I know there is a similar question, but I do not think it gave the best solution. Here is my code: \begin{tikzpicture}[line cap=round,line join=round,>=triangle 45,x=1.0cm,y=1.0cm] \clip(-0.5,-1) ...
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Force equation numbering to the same line of case equation

It seems that the column is so narrow that it can not bear the whole equation: \begin{equation} R(p_i|G) = \begin{cases} ep_{p_i} + (1- UA(p_i|G))\cdot ({r_G - ep_{p_i}}) ...
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absolute value in numerator of fraction

I am having trouble writing a term of an equation which is fractional where only the numerator is inside the absolute value symbol. The syntax I used is: \frac{\abs{\lambda_f}}{8\pi^2} But I keep ...
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How can I insert vertical text spanning multiple rows into a table?

I would like to add a column to my table that looks like the right most column in the included picture. As of now, I am using tabularx to create the table \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|X|c|} ...
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tufte-latex: \newthought after \section

Using \newthought after a new section title inserts an unusual vertical space as in the following example. \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{kantlipsum,cleveref} \begin{document} ...
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mdframed breaking pages in weird places

I defined a new environment which puts the frame title in the middle of the frame \newenvironment{coloredframe}[2]{ \mdfsetup{ hidealllines=true, leftline=true,topline=true, ...
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Exporting .org files to LaTeX - Error

I'm new to EMACS (on Ubuntu) and I have started using the org mode to begin with. I tried to convert my .org files into LaTeX only to see an error saying pdf was not produced Upon checking the error ...
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pdflatex and commercial book printing

I have published several textbooks that were typeset using pdflatex. In each case, when I sent them to the commercial book printer, the technicians doing the preflighting invariably found some ...
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Long Source Titles are not broken into new lines in bibliography

I am currently writing my master thesis and struggle with the bibliography. I have some long titles used as sources with some extra info like journal the paper was in and so on. Now when compiling ...
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I need to source my images. Is there any way to do that?

I have a plenty of figures in my thesis and I need to add internet sources to them at the end of my work. How can I make it happen? EDIT: I do not have a list of figures. I use just large captions. ...
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centering an animation in beamer

there's lots about centering in beamer and animation in beamer, but I'm not finding what I need. I have an animation made through R's animate, where I've set the center option TRUE. The resultant tex ...
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Simple text editor that uses LaTeX layout [duplicate]

I would like to know if there's any simple program or something of the sort that allows me to use some of LaTeX's tools, especially the math embedding and overall formatting. What I want is somewhat ...
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Table on paper (A4) gets cut off

I used tabular to create a wide table. Even-though it appears fine on pdf, when I print it on A4 the right side of the table is cut off. Any idea why this is happening? I know I can simply reduce the ...
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latexmk drops into pdfTex shell or something

I keep on reading articles on how to use latexmk, but when I try, the command never just exits. It always drops me into some kind of shell like this $ latexmk -pdf latex-preview.tex Latexmk: This is ...
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stfloats, twocolumn, figure* broken with late pdfTeX 1.40.16

I tried to build some older document with a new pdfTeX version and encountered very strange errors of figures getting lost. I was able to produce the following minimal example: ...
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pdflatex crashing with no error message and no output

I just switched to a new laptop, installed Miktex and Texmaker, and cannot get pdflatex to work. When started from inside Texmaker, the program runs for a few seconds, then spits out nothing. No ...
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Gedit build main file

My document is split into multiple files, that are all in one directory. I use gedit and evince to edit and view my document and synctex is working. ...
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Compiler-style output for latex errors

I am a programmer who is used to using command line tools to compile source code. One of the must-have features of these compilers is the ability to tell programmers where their errors are so they ...
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10 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000)

can someone explain me the message that appears in PDF statistics log file, if it is important how to avoid it ? 10 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000) I am using ...
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TexMaker - pdftex - El capitan - high CPU

I installed El capitan and since then, everything stopped working. I had to uninstall TexMaker, MikTex and everything I had because all the solutions I found on the forum didn't work. Anyway, now a ...
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pdf file size of moderncv too large

When I pdflatex my moderncv.tex I obtain a file size of 150 kB. This seems too big since I don't include any picture yet. And in fact after gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress -dNOPAUSE ...
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Problems with creating abstract in custom class

I am working on creating a thesis template for myself and others in my lab to use. I have gotten stuck on creating a specialized abstract environment however. As a MWE (well minimum broken example) ...
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pdfLaTeX in AUCTeX doesn't make pdf files with some fonts

I like AUCTeX for edit TeX files. I can generate pdf files with some fonts (like New Century Schoolbook, Helvetica or Charter), but not with other (XCharter and urw-Garamond, for example). The ...
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Add spaces to the start of lines in a blockquote

I'm trying to typeset a poem in a \blockquote, but the spaces at the start of each line disappear when I make a PDF. How do I allow the spaces to remain at the beginning of each line of the poem? ...
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path of figures in different directories with subfile latex

This is the structure of my directories - Main tex file /Diss/main.tex chapter tex files Diss/chap1/chap1.tex, Diss/chap2/chap2.tex etc Images Diss/chap1/images/f1.png, Diss/chap2/images/f2.png etc ...
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Moderncv does not compile

I just wanted to try out the moderncv class, and when I try to compile any of the examples, I get the following errors: ! Undefined control sequence. l.16 \@initializecommand ...
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conflict using matlab-prettifier and LaTeX beamer [duplicate]

I was trying to use the matlab-prettifier package with the LaTeX beamer package, and I noticed I was getting errors when trying to compile. Mainly I was getting an error when trying to use ...
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Opacity Logo in beamer slide

Hi i have the following Beamer slide and i want to make the logo in the bottom right corner have an opacity on say 50 % ? Here is my code \documentclass[a4paper, ]{beamer} ...
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mktextfm fails when pdflatex is invoked by cgi-bin script under www-data (apache)

I'm starting pdflatex from a shell-script invoked as cgi-bin application on Ubuntu (running under default www-data user) and from time to time I have the following kind of error preventing compiling: ...
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El Capitan Texmaker “could not start command”

As so many people I have problems since updating to El Capitan. I'm using TexMaker and MacTex, I downloaded the newest version of both (so the /Library paths are already in the default setting of ...
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Defining the pdf output file within the document file using %& -job-name

My understanding is that if I create a file called noName.tex with the first line %& -jobname=myName then when I run pdflatex on that file, the output file will be named myName.pdf rather than ...
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\neq prints as '='

When I try \neq the output looks like =. I found a similar problem - \neq (not equal) command does not work anymore. Doesn't look like my case (see below for details), and don't know how to follow the ...
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Quick build does not compile bibtex file

I have a bibtex .bib file and a main latex file. To get latest references in correct form one needs to run pdflatex, bibtex and pdflatex twice. To to it in a shorter manner, it is already programmed ...
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Find files that are not included by any other files

In a larger latex project am using \include to include the chapter files and within those \input for sections and subsections. I just discovered that due to some rearranging some of the \input ...
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\end{thebibliography} on bibtex bibliography of lyx document

(This may be a stupid question, but I'm new to this, and have tried to find the answer elsewhere to no avail.) When I try to update my lyx file using pdflatex after appending a BibTeX-generated ...
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Command sequence to reliably terminate LaTeX in batchmode

I'm looking for a command sequence that will terminate a running instance of pdflatex --interaction batchmode regardless of its state and prior input. I don't care about the output or error ...
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How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?

I don't know if this is possible on Adobe Reader DC on Windows, but asking in case someone has managed to do it. When I am working on a large document in LaTeX (I use TexStudio) I sometimes like to ...