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How to write equations in beamer?

I'm having errors when I try to write an equation with beamer package. The rest of the document works fine, so I'm only posting the relevant part : \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Dresden} ...
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Import screenshot into LaTeX PDF blurry

I am taking notes as a PDF from my textbook with LaTeX, and I am taking a screenshot with Shutter of some pictures in the book and trying to include them in the notes, but the image keeps coming out ...
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What double struck font is this?

there is a double struck font in an old book I own that I really like, but no font searching machine did find any usable or correct results. The book is from the early 90s and it is already TeXed, ...
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Synchronization is not working

This is the same question as this one but as far as I see, I do have the "synctex=1" command and I have reinstalled both TexMaker and MikTex. I checked the synchronization on a new .tex file with ...
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Why the table number is much smaller than the caption [duplicate]

I am using lyx. I am not sure why my tables looks like this The "Table 1" is much smaller compared to my caption and table content. I set the normal size to 10 pt in lyx, and use large in caption ...
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LaTeX to pdf; printing

This might be off-topic, since it appears to be a printer problem, but I wondered if anyone else has encountered this. When I generate a pfd document from a LaTeX source using Pdftex in TeXShop ...
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LuaLaTeX and TeX Gyre Pagella in pdflatex for arXiv

Since arXiv still doesn't seem to support LuaLaTeX, I need to make my document work with pdfLaTeX instead. The only LuaLaTeX-specific stuff is \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} ...
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Latex in relational algebra

I am new to Latex. I am trying to prepare a document in relational algebra using latex. For this code in Latex : \textbf{Optimization on R1:} {\large By applying $ \sigma_{\varphi}(R_{1} \bowtie ...
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Error when adding xmp metadata with pdflatex and pdfx

I want to create a pdf according to the PDF/A-1b standard with pdflatex and pdfx but I get an error message now when I add my metadata. Using XMP template file: pdfa.xmp ! Argument of " has an extra ...
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external-link symbol needed for pdfLaTex compiler

I am looking for the package which can support external-link symbol for pdfLatex format. I don't want to use XeLatex or LuaLatex because I get errors, so I want to stick with pdfLatex format. However ...
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pdfx option clash inputenc + fontenc + hyperref

I want to compile my .tex file with pdflatex but get an option clash, since I load pdfx to get a PDF/A-1b compliant file. This is part of my header: ...
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No BoundingBox when using a custom template

It is apparently a well known error to get this when putting a graphic into your document, as can be seen here, here, and here. \begin{figure}[h] \caption{Example of a parametric plot ($\sin (x), ...
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Accessing Characters with pdfTeX

My goal. I want to use pdfTeX to access characters that appear in the fonts I am using, beyond the ones I can type with 7-bit ASCII text characters. For example: copyright symbol ellipsis accented ...
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\cref not referencing \chapter which is in separate file [closed]

I started using \cref from the cleveref package because it gives me better readability than \autoref from hyperref package. But I am having problems with \cref command not recognizing the label that ...
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gnuplot in LaTeX with Pdflatex, without gnuplottex

I wonder if it is possible to find an analogical solution for pdflatex instead of latex, see gnuplot in LaTeX, without gnuplottex. Changing the gnuplot code to: \begin{gnuplot}[terminal=cairolatex, ...
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XeLaTeX output prints fine, pdfLaTeX print fails

I have generated two PDF files from the same source, one via XeLaTeX and the other via pdfLaTeX. The pdfLaTeX file is larger (as already noted in File size difference between XeLaTeX and pdfLaTeX). ...
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Paragraph ended before \type@get was complete [closed]

I'm trying to use the TeXshade package to typeset biological sequence alignments, but for some reason LaTeX is throwing an error whenever I try to include the TeXshade environment. I'm using the ...
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improper alphabetic constant with glossaries

I've come through an issue while using the glossaries package which returns the "improper alphabetic constant" error when trying to add an entry like \newglossaryentry{CSV} { name={\emph{comma ...
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PDFLateX doesn't work the second time

I just installed MiKTeX and Texmaker. I am Using Windows 7, Texmaker 4.2 and MiKTeX 2.9. However, I have he following problem: If there is just the .tex file and the files for included pictures in ...
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PStricks figure disappearing in tufte-latex

I have an elusive problem with the interaction of pstricks and tufte-book style. I find that trying to include pstricks code is unreliable. Sometimes the figure appears, sometimes it does not. I ...
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Unusual texify error

I recently updated all my packages in MiKTeX, and now have an unusual crash when I build a file. Straight from ST2, I get the pdflatex.exe has stopped working error, but the pdf generates without an ...
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pdflatex index shows up in pdf-contents but not in toc

I ran the LaTeX file below with pdflatex, makeindex and again pdflatex. The index shows up in the ind-file and the index shows up in the contents in my pdf-viewer but I need two further pdflatex ...
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Latexit doesn't work

I have installed Texshop in my mac, and I was trying to use the Latexit; but the I cannot convert the formula I input...the button on the right bottom is grey, and said "pdflatex, latex, dvipdf, ...
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Edits that have been made with Mac OSX Preview are invisible in Latex document [closed]

I have edited a PDF document (it actually is an image) with the program "Preview" on Mac OSX. When i open the PDF ordinary i can see the edits I made. I actually just added some white boxes to the ...
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“Missing $ inserted” error; when results='asis'

I have a problem in LyX when I want to export a PDF file using knitr. My chunk is as follows: <<echo=FALSE>>= read_chunk('resumen_3.R') @ <<3_0,echo=FALSE,results='asis'>>= ...
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Tikz externalize and placing a caption overlapping with a picture

Original Problem I have some big "banana shaped" pictures in a document. Thus the picture fills the whole page, the "actual picture" i.e. the non-white space, however, does not. I place a caption in ...
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Calling pdflatex in windows stops with no output [closed]

When I invoke pdflatex "filename.tex", only this will be shown and it stops.
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Insert .tif figures in latex [duplicate]

How can I insert .tiff figures in a Latex document(PDf latex document). I have tried everyting I found in web but nothing. Please
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Subfig causing a mess in List of Tables/Figures [duplicate]

OK, this was introduced with a very recent update to MikTeX but it is a big problem for me... - I narrowed it down to the subfig package - and yes, I need it for subfloats with numbering... however it ...
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including gnuplot epslatex figures in arXiv submission

I have a manuscript that includes most of its figures by using the \input{filename} command to reference a filename.{tex,eps} pair output from gnuplot using the epslatex terminal. I then run lualatex ...
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\includegraphics{<pdf image>} is dropping items (comments) from the <pdf image> file. Can pdfTeX support inclusion of PDF 1.6?

I have a pdf file, one page. When included in Latex using \includegraphics, the resulting image (in the compiled pdf) is not the same as what in the image pdf file that was included. It dropped a ...
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How to repeat box every page?

I need to repeat a box with the same content on each page, but not how. attached sample image
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Removing pdfcrop + convert (pdf -> png) from pipeline

I'm currently generating a number of diagrams as follows: 1) Run a script to generate diags.tex (which has ~100 pages, where each page has a single tikz figure, and all the page numbers are removed.) ...
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LyX claims it's exporting a PDF, but it isn't

I recently reinstalled both LyX and MiKTeX (on Win10, if it matters), hoping to fix a longstanding error where I couldn't export to pdf via pdflatex. Now, instead, no pdf exports work. It reports that ...
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Avoid Blank Pages Numering Openright

I have to use book class, with openright option. But i need to avoid numering in blank pages. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \pagestyle{plain} ...
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Arrows of arbitrary length

Sometimes I need to type an arrow between nouns in my text, e.g.: Foo $\rightarrow$ Bar $\rightarrow$ Baz Is there any way to adjust the length of the arrow? I have tried with \scalebox but it also ...
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Broken updates in fontspec? [duplicate]

Has there been a recent update to the fontspec package which changed the usage of \setmainfont in LaTeX or XeLaTeX? This seems to be the same error as in this post today: unicode-math broken I ...
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Make small caps copyable as capital letters in PDF

I'm using pdflatex to typeset a document where the style guide mandates that acronyms be written in small caps. So for example, I might write, Hearing aids do not cure \textsc{aids}. to produce ...
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points of R plot (saved to pdf) are not showing up with pdflatex

I am generating a pdf plot with R: library("ROCR") p <- c(0.226809355461365, 0.230331183191861, 0.245193329547248, 0.230982114615013, 0.231497802927267, 0.2296662312173, 0.224856867748048, ...
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How can I get \stackrel or \underset to produce stacked indexes of the same size?

I have been trying to use the \stackrel and the \underset commands to stack the expressions i=1 and j=1 under the summation symbol. The two commands do not seem to produce the effect I expect: ...
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Accessing template from subfolder raises problems on relative paths

I would like to use the following folder structure for my project: /template template.tex template.sty /doc1 doc1.tex /doc2 doc2.tex The doc documents are supposed to access the template ...
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Is there any systematic way to have the pdf outputs a naming to include the date they are edited on and remain in the folder after multiple edits?

Working with %pdflatex, each pdf file has the name of the .tex file from which it is compiled. For the case of writing CVs, it happens that the CV is updated each month or each week periodically. Is ...
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Overfull box on \end{document} line

I have an "illogical" overfull warning under pdflatex+biblatex+memoir. Illogical because page range don't make sense and it happens at \end{document}. The warning is: Overfull \hbox (83.28351pt too ...
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pdflatex seems to ignore -output-directory

I have a directory structure like this: project pdf src My source file is located in src, and I'm trying to run pdflatex from the project directory using a command like this: pdflatex ...
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booklet with sections separate markers

I am writing an exam booklet that has different sets of questions intended for grade 5 to grade 9. I use article class and each section contains a separate set of questions. I wish to put 6 big ...
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Slight package bug about Babel/efrench

I was writing in LaTeX, and when I'm trying to complie with MikTex, this prints: ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\generic\e-french\french.cfg" ! Undefined control sequence. I believe it ...
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After try to re- install MTPro2 font. 2013Basic. My 2013Basic LaTex TexShop console no PDF

My current LaTex2013Basic does not generate PDF. I tried to restore Math Time Pro2 fonts. What is the best advice? Some other simpler files can be typeset fine. Recap: Background: I had a unzipped ...
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Using cmssdc10 in PDFLaTeX and T1 fontenc

I'd like to use the cmssdc10 font in PDFLaTeX with a T1 encoding to ensure that hyphenation still works well in German. It seems that the T1 encoding is not supported. Any suggestions? Without T1 ...
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How to set margins and page size in pdfLaTeX without geometry?

What is the TeX equivalent of \usepackage[paperwidth=10cm, paperheight=15cm, margin=0mm, bottom=1mm]{geometry} ? I know nothing in TeX and so far, I am playing ...
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Is it possible to create a new format file with commonly used macros appended to latex.fmt (Miktex)

I use many macro defintions in my latex documents and many packages, which I want to be appended to the latex.fmt file. Is it possible to create a new format file with appended macros? And if it's ...