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epstopdf package converts a file, and pdftex package doesn't find it

I'm using texmaker on OSX. After upgrading my OSX to El Capitan, I couldn't do anything in texmaker at first because the .tex file would not be found. I fixed the problem strictly following this ...
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Compiling a latex file .tex to a PDF File [closed]

I've downloaded a file from this link But i don't know anything about .tex extensions, i've googled it, it turned out to be a latex file. So I've downloaded & installed MacTex, but it doesn't ...
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How we use while loop in latex to input multiple files in main document [duplicate]

I am trying to input multiple files from different directories in my main latex document and I want to use while loop to do that so that all .tex files can be read from a directory. Please give your ...
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Error message using pdflatex on “R's Multiple Sequence Alignment” Package

I am new to using R-studio and the Multiple Sequence Alignment package. I am trying to generate a PDF of the outputs from an alignment result, but I keep getting an error message. I am inputting ...
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How to get rotated landscape page in LaTeX without flushing other floats?

I would like the landscape tables to appear rotated in the pdf using pdflscape package. However I would still like the text AND figures to float around the table. As you can see in the portrait view ...
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Error \begin{spacing} ended by \end{document}

! LaTeX Error: \begin{spacing} on input line 86 ended by \end{document}. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help. ... ...
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How to wrap the title in an a0poster with a page width color box?

Current Preamble I want to wrap the top part of my document with a colored banner, spanning the entire page width and to the very top of the document. Here is my preamble and title section: ...
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Missing glyphs of MinionPro font for cyrillic letters

I'm struggling with setting up MinionPro for cyrillic text on Windows8.1 (texlive2014, not Miktex). I followed to this guide for FontPro installation at first and then I did steps from these ...
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section depth 5, \subsubsubsection doesnt work [duplicate]

I want a section for eg. 3.2.1.2.1 and for this I have set my counter to \setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} and when I type \subsubsubsection to get section, nothing happens. I have following ...
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How to produce only devanagari vowel signs (matra)?

Using texlive 2015 on OSX, and package devanagari, I can't seem to produce only vowel signs in devanagari? I'd like to be able to write only the matras for, for example a, o, and so on. I've tried ...
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LaTeX puts a black edge on my image [duplicate]

I am trying to resize image on LaTeX and make my image bigger, but when the size is bigger than 8cm, LaTeX puts a black edge on the right side. This is my problem not only with the \resizebox command, ...
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Possible Issues of using -output-directory

As I am considering using -output-directory=<some/path> to reduce clutter in my working directory, I am wondering what are the known problems with this approach. The ones I am aware of are: ...
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Access value of -output-directory

I am considering using the command line option -output-directory=<some/path> so that the temporary files do not clog my working directory but are also available for subsequent builds. This will ...
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exported PDFs are different in windows and ubuntu

I am using Texmaker with PDFLaTeX build option in both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The .tex uses my institute's template which is said "using scrreprt class of KOMA-Script". The problem is: I can ...
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soul package leaving to cite errors [duplicate]

I was getting this "Undefined control sequence error due to presence of \ul I found that it was the underline for soul package and hence I added the package So I added \usepackage{soul} ...
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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) ...