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Setting width of page

I would like to control the width of the document, i was able to set the margins more the the left (https://stuff.mit.edu/afs/sipb/project/www/latex/guide/node30.html) But that just moved the text to ...
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Print problem with 3D pgfplots (surf, shader=interp)

I recently encountered the same problem as in this post and since it still seems to be unsolved, I wanted to add a few details to it hoping that someone can help. I create a pdf in Texshop (Version ...
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latexmk not copiling files

I have the following make that use latexmk to compile my latex project. It work in my personal machine but not in work machine. The files in tikz folder are not compiled. So what's the problem with my ...
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Why does pdflatex crash on \includegraphics?

This piece of code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \section{a} b \includegraphics{Nomogram3d_v05a.pdf} c \end{document} Crashes pdflatex with the following ...
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A guide on how to produce accessible PDF files?

First: I know that this has been asked before: How can tagged PDFs be created that support Universal Accessibility and reflowing? (06/2010) LaTeX accessibility (05/2011) Accessibility issues ...
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lua(la)tex vs pdf(la)tex speed in texlive 2015

I know similar questions have been asked about lua*tex speed in years past. But now it's 2015, and according to wikipedia, lua*tex is the designated successor for pdf*tex. my hopes for lua*tex is ...
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How to remove orphan character from bibliography

Compile with pdflatex 1.14.16 (Miktex) the following source: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,english]{memoir} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{biolinum} \usepackage{XCharter} ...
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Problem with graphicspath and pdf_tex

I use \input for a subsection, in which I would like to include a pdf_tex file MK.pdf_tex via \input. The pdf_tex files are in a folder /fig. If I use \input{./fig/MK.pdf_tex} it returns the error ...
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How to check paper size?

Is there a way to check what paper size my LaTeX document is set to? I'm aware I can set the paper size using the geometry package, but I want some type of 'check' on this. I don't see anything ...
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Drivers other than `pdftex.def' are not supported [closed]

When we edit or add some word or sentence then file are run but edited or added sentence are not run, i.e. not appear in pdf file.
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How do I get around the problem Package xkeyval Error: `minibox' undefined in `adjbox, Gin, adjcalc'?

I am writing problem solving tips for students, and I want to put the hints in a column, with examples in the right margin and some anecdotal notes in the left margin. I want the left margin text ...
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Placing three tables next to each other

I am trying to place three tables next to each other. Because they have the same caption, they are placed in three tabular envs in the same table env. For positioning I use minipage. This works ...
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How to get equivalent to subfigure without using floats?

I understand that floats are supposed to float, however, I have a lot of graphical data, and sometimes when I say put it here, I mean exactly, not plus/minus two pages. I can achieve this using ...
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Place a table exactly where you want it

I know that with images, you should never use floats if you don't want them to float. Therefore, I use minipages when I want my images to be in an exact location. However, I have not found an example ...
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Russian characters are absent when I put lilypond commands inside LaTeX

Pure lilypond Here is the lilypond file file.ly: \version "2.17.27" \language "english" \relative{ \omit Staff.Clef \omit Staff.TimeSignature \time 2/4 c' _"Ч.1" c | c cs | } I compile ...
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How to reliably switch the highlighting color with soul?

In my document I need to use different colors for highlighting text. The soul package provides yellow coloring by default. The color can be switched with the \sethlcolor command. However, this does ...
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fontawesome and pdflatex [closed]

When using pdflatex and the fontawesome package the below error shows up. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" ! ! The fontspec package ...
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figures and sub figures are too wide in a row to see in the document

I am facing an issue of floated figures and their sub figures and tables adjustment in the compiled document... They get out of the document and can't be seen when it is compiled. kindly help!
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ASANA math font in LaTeX

I am trying to use the Asana Math font in LaTeX. However I cannot find what package to load in the preamble in order to do so. Googling the question I found nothing. Searching also here the site, I ...
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Theorem numbering

I am trying to number my theorems, corollaries, Lemmas, Propositions, Definitions, Remarks etc. I put the following code: \theoremstyle{theorem} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] ...
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Some troubles with the font

I've just noticed, that after rendering if I zoom the text then it look like a low quality text (look at the screen). I've heard that I can install cm-super package. I put \usepackage{cm-super} to the ...
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Both side margin in latex

I am writing a report in latex and I want to write in both side. I am pretty successful to give both side (odd and even) margin. My problem is that I want first three page of the report in one side ...
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Generate multiple PDFs for different document versions in a single build

I am writing a document for a software which has two versions. Most of the content in the document is the same except few specific details. Right now, I am using the conditionals to build the document ...
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Invalid page tree PDF [closed]

I have a generated LaTeX (python scripts, getting data from different sources) document which is then compiled into a pdf with pdfLaTeX. Generally the structure of the document is the following ...
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Including PDF into pdflatex document

Trying to include a raster graphic into my document. From what I have read, EPS isn't supported with pdflatex, and pdf should be the prefered format for doing so. From what I understand, the following ...
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“Undefined control sequence” at beginning of any simple document

Very new to Tex. Trying to get the most basic doc to work. Not matter what I do I always get an "Undefined control sequence" at line 1 of my document. As of now, I am only trying to build the ...
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Rotate landscape for single page and also the pagenumber?

I found here on tex.stackexchange.com an excellent & beautiful portrait-but-1-page-landscape-table snippet (see below). This is exactly what I need, however I want a pagenumber, but when I ...
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How to repeat title in tcolorbox?

\centering \tcbset{enhanced jigsaw, width=7cm, left=0mm,right=0mm,top=0mm,bottom=0mm,boxsep=0mm,boxrule=2pt, colback=white} \begin{tcolorbox}[breakable,title=Titulo ] %, boxsep=-4mm paragraph \\ ...
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LateX minted code in two pages

I use minted in LateX. My code in Python is too big, and one page is too little. I need to split my code for two pages. I know that minted has not auto wrap pages. So I tried this: ...
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Knitr pdf not working on Mac OS X error “! Missing $ inserted.”

I have the following chunk in rmarkdown {r } library(psych) a <- (matrix(c(1:1000), ncol=4)) f <- fa(a) But when I try to print inline the following output: `r f$null.chisq` I get the ...
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How to make a longtable has rounded corners?

I try this, but it does not work \begin{table} \caption{A table with rounded corners} \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \node (table) [inner sep=0pt] { \begin{longtable}{l|l} ...
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Compiling Latex in Vim Results in Error

I am trying to compile the following LaTeX using vimtex continuous compiling in vim: LaTeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Electrolysis of Water and Aqueous Solutions} \author{Carlo Abelli \\ ...
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Error when putting code for setting figure side by side

I'm new in LaTeX and trying to help my friend to fix her document. I use Texmaker 4.1.1. The LaTeX code of her document is as follows Main Document: (Main Document.tex) ...
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suppress output <use image.png> [n] for \includegraphics{image.png} via pdflatex

When using \includegraphics{image.png} my pdflatex console is cluttered with the output <use image.png> [n] Where n is the number of includes. This is especially annoying, as I use an image ...
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Tikz spy - empty zoom with pdflatex

I have issues getting the spy library to work on my current installation. I am running TeXmaker with MikTeX 2.9 (with all packages updated) on Win8.1x64. I read about the issues others are having ...
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TeXworks not able to detect dictionaries for spell check

I am using pdfLaTeX and TeXworks on a Mac machine. I have placed dictionary files for spell checking as mentioned here. But, it is not working properly and highlighting the entire text. Could you ...
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Fontawesome doesn't scale up

Edit: @cfr said, that in the new version 4.4.0 the bug was fixed. I have written a small sample to test, if the fontawesome script (v. 4.3.0-1) scales up with the font size which I want, but it ...
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PDFlatex not converting eps to pdf ANYMORE [closed]

I observe a very strange behaviour with PDFlatex. I have recently used the beamer to create a presentation. The last compilation (with PDFlatex) was done on the 9th of April 2015. Today (July 2015), ...
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Why do PDF files produced by pdflatex not pass validation?

Why do simple PDF files compiled with pdflatex contain so many PDF errors? The simplest example I can see is "Hello World!" that once compiled, \documentclass{report} \begin{document} Hello ...
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! LaTeX error: “kernel/command-not-defined” ! ! Control sequence \str_case:nnn undefined

I am starting to write a report and I have used what I have previously done some months ago and it gives me this error: ! LaTeX error: "kernel/command-not-defined" ! ! Control sequence \str_case:nnn ...
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pdfTeX error: cannot open Type 1 font file for reading

Environment OS: Mac OS X 10.10.4 TeX Live: 2015 Basic Editor: Sublime Text 3 w/ LaTeXTools Preamble of tex file \documentclass[12pt,MSc,twoside]{muthesis} % The tex template of University of ...
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Index is not printing in PDF output

First things first, here is MWE: \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \chapter{\index{intorduction}Introduction} \blindtext This ...
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Printing Table with empty field

I am working with Python and have an array of numbers. For example: a = (1,2,3,4,5,6) b = (1,3,5) c = (2,4,6) Now I want to print these array in Latex Table as below format: a c b ...
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Document class CD to create beautiful CD cover

Does somebody know a document class like cd to create cd covers where: a) I can add a logo to the CD cover text and b) the output is not a4 (or so) but the exact size to fit a CD cover. I tried ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment DoxyRefList undefined. DoxyRefList

Im trying to generate pdf with doxygen. Already I have tex file generates, like "refman.tex". I can't compile with latex, or pdflatex. Here is the obtained error: *latex refman.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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LEd is not compiling

After 4 years I decided to take up again LEd, which I used for my bachelor thesis. It was alright until I decided to compile to see the PDF. The error was: 21-07-2015 08:27:48: START ...
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Hebrew support in LaTeX (OS X Yosemite)

I managed a few weeks ago to make hebrew work on LaTeX (using TeXShop). Now I updated to MacTex 2015. Since the upgrade, the hebrew is gone! All I get is this non-informative message: kpathsea: ...
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Package minted Error: Missing Pygments output Latex [closed]

I am using Anaconda Scientific package for installing all the python related packages. I want to use minted package for editing my script in Latex. However, after I set up all the things correct. The ...
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I am trying to use lettergothic font in my document. I am getting an error “The ulgb8r source file could not be found.”

I am using pdflatex compiler. This is a sample document. After installing font manually as directed in the README.lettergothic, I have performed "Refresh FNDB" and "Update Formats" of my Miktex 2.9 ...
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Invisible part introductions (\ctparttext{}) in classicthesis [closed]

I have a strange problem. In the resulting PDF of when my large (200+ pages) classicthesis.sty project is compiled, it works just nice, except that the part introductions are invisible. The text is ...