pdfTeX is an extension of TeX which is capable of directly generating PDF output. Use this tag if the used engine – pdftex/pdflatex – is significant to your question.

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tex and pdf files disappeared after the error 'I can't write on file'

I am in a really weird and frustrating situation. I hope there is someone can help me. I just opened and compiled tex file which worked perfectly last time, but it suddenly shows the error that I ...
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How to place an “Export as PDF + Latex from Inkscape”-image above a \includegraphics image (overlay) - Make centers match

When you save images as a PDF, checking the PDF + Latex option, one gets 3 files: filename.pdf filename.pdf_tex filename.svg If you'd like to include this exported image in a Tex document, this ...
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'Package pgf Error: No shape named is known' for nodes defined in matrix [on hold]

On my local system \graph is not able to recognize nodes defined \matrix \documentclass{article} % say \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,intersections,through,backgrounds} ...
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How can I place a 1 cm margin to a set pdf book (a6) to print

So I've already got my book ready set for a6 paper: contents, latex compilation, and I'm already satisfied with the end result of pdf I've got. However I've noticed that it'd be good to add a small ...
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Issue with pdfminorversion while using pdfx package

Considering the following LaTeX code: \documentclass{book} \pdfminorversion=5 \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[!htb] \centering ...
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Using \c{e} and other special characters in .bib files with pdflatex+biblatex+biber: How to avoid Package inputenc Error?

I use Mendeley to manage my bibliography and have it automatically update .bib files. Unfortunately, this often leads to the "Package inputenc Error" when compiling. I narrowed my problem down to ...
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Unicode symbol for space prints some kind of rising dash?

I have the minimal example \documentclass{article}\begin{document}Here\char"0020{}There\end{document} I wanted to show that a LaTeX document can be written completely without any white spaces. The ...
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Defining -aux-directory for pdflatex breaks citations for natbib

When I run pdflatex with an -aux-directory flag it makes it so natbib can't find the citations. pdflatex command with -aux-directory: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex ...
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Separation of two authors using the amsart document class

I want to achieve a similar result to this one (see answer). However, I am using the amsart document class and the result for that code is this: The problem I believe is with the \and command that ...
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How to put on and off comments while publishing latex documents into PDF [duplicate]

I created a file using TeXstudio, I have lots of comments in the document. I want publish the document one version with the comments and the other without it. Is three a way to put on and off comments ...
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\index command adding spaces after underscores

I am writing a document with an index of commands that may contain an underscore symbol. Thus, I use entries like: \index{a\_b} However, the .idx file contains code of the form: \indexentry{a\_ ...
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How to center watermark using draftwatermark? \SetWatermarkHorCenter is not working [on hold]

I'm trying to center the watermark on my document using \SetWatermarkHorCenter. It works fine on Windows (MikTex - TexStudio), but it's not working on Linux (Ubuntu Server 14.04). I've managed to ...
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Question marks in cross-referencing after using pdflatex command

I am working on a software, to automatically generate *.tex-files with some predefined and generated text inside. After generating the files, I am calling the Windows command line (CMD) and try to ...
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Latex error. Unknown graphics extension: eps, file.eps not found

I am running the following code in texlive (latest version) in linux and got the error Unknown graphics extension: .eps. . I tried removing .eps extension but it gave me file.eps not found. my path is ...
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Error while generating pdf

I get this error while trying to generate PDF. Please help. ! Undefined control sequence. l.19 =1mm \tabulinesep =1mm
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Convert TikZ to EPS using pdfLaTeX

I would like to convert my TikZ images to EPS format and save in a separate file while pdfLaTeX compiles my document, ideally. Note I am using MikTeX and TeXstudio. Otherwise, I would like to be able ...
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Pdflatex refuses to process .bib file with hash sign #

Pdflatex (not Biber) complains in the howpublished line in the bbl about the hastag sign. It does compile when I delete the hastag, but whats wrong, how to prevent this in the first place? Illegal ...
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Texmaker cannot find class file. “LaTeX Error: File `revtex4-1.cls' not found.”

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with Texlive, and more specifically with the Texmaker graphical editor. I am attempting to use a class file from a third party, .cls, which is located in a subdirectory of ...
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Making an anonymous PDF file using PDFLaTeX

When writing a referee report for a journal, it would be preferrable to have the resulting PDF file generated by pdflatex be completely anonymous. Does one need to take special actions to ensure ...
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Pdftex error in moderncv: FontAwesome--fontawesometwo at 600 not found

I am getting the abovementioned error when compiling a moderncv file in Texmaker. I recently switched to Windows 10. I have tried the solutions mentioned here and here but nothing worked. I am ...
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How I can align 2 equations with LaTeX?

I'm writing an article and I would like to write two equations which will be align with the egal sign. My script : \begin{eqnarray} \begin{center} $ X = ( \alpha_i - \alpha_0 ) * cos (\delta_0) \\ Y ...
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How to run shell command with \write18?

I want to use the command \write18 with shell or other excutables rather than only a restricted list of programs as it says here: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/20446/92620 How can i bypass the ...
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Error “Font ptmr8r at 480 not found”

\documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[capitalize]{cleveref} \usepackage{url} \graphicspath{{./figures/}} ...
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TeX-based solution to Google Drive sync problems

When files are stored locally in Google Drive, and sync is turned on, problems can occur when compiling a TeX file. For example, using Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 10 to build Thesis.tex, I get ...
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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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Error: Sorry, the system call 'pdflatex -shell-escape -halt-on-error '

I am trying to use TikzEdt tool to generate some graphs....It was working very nicelly, until I tried the extended mode, and from that instance, it is reporting an error. Here is the preamble ...
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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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inserting a single unicode character with pdflatex

I would like to include a special character in my LaTex document : Ꝃ (it is used in breton for an abbreviation for "kêr", which means "place" or "house", and used in the naming of locations) Here ...
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pst-barcode with pstool

I would like to use the package pst-barcode with pstool. Is this possible? I am aware of the working pdflatex solution: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pst-barcode} ...
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Slanted text in newtxmath

The \textsl and \textit appears to be same when I load the newtxmath,newtxtext package. Can anyone say why the error? My commands: \documentclass[12pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} ...
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Embed all the fonts during compiling with pdflatex?

My paper has the font TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT not embedded in itself, and therefore fails the IEEE submission check. I am able to embed it with Acrobat by printing the PDF. However, I find it changes ...
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pdfx - package leads to non-working hyperref links

I want to produce a PDF/A-1b compliant document. I am using pdflatex (MikTex 2.9) and TeXnicCenter. On the web, I've read that the "pdfx" package is the best way to do this. I installed pdfx according ...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{choice.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored

when compiling the following document: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amsbsy,amssymb,amsthm,cases,blkarray,mathrsfs,amsrefs,amsfonts,latexsym} ...
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How to correct alignment in exam class page layout?

I'm creating MCQ paper using EXAM class. \begin{center} Section II \newline Multiple Correct Answer Type \newline This section contains 10 Multiple Choice questions. Each question has four choices ...
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latex pdflatex version error

LOG FILE: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (MiKTeX 2.9) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2016.5.2) 22 MAY 2016 12:21 entering extended mode **./Rapport1.tex (Rapport1.tex please i need help ...
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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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Prevent pdflatex.ini repair when updating packages in miktex

I've installed Miktex for the local user only so it is installed in C:\Users\~\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX 2.9. I had to add save_size=80000 to pdflatex.ini in ..\miktex\config to avoid errors when ...
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Long equation tag/number gets shifted to left hand side, rather than underneath right hand side

So i have an equation which is pretty much the width of my text. The equation number usually (when using pdflatex) shifts below the right hand side of the equation. However, i am now having to ...
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PDF plain text for a macro with a starred version

I'm typesetting a document with PDFLaTeX. In some section titles, I use a macro which has a starred version. In the PDF index (the table of contents that PDF viewers typically show in a side pane), I ...
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texshop does not generate pdf, only dvi

I have had no problem with texshop generating pdf files until I tried a new template today. When it compiles, texshop only generates dvi, not pdf. Any clues or suggestions? I clicked "typeset" with ...
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Different looks of two different PDF

The first image is my text. The second one is of a professor. Mine looks different from his: my characters are a bit bolder than his and not as easy looking (and reading) as his, perhaps due to ...
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Page number of bibliography in table of contents is above or below correct value

In my latex document which uses the report documentclass and hyperref package, I have the following code before the end of the document: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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PDF or PDF/A to Latex

I have made a sketch in Visio. I plan to save it to .pdf for use with pdflatex. I have the option of saving as PDF/A-1 (a or b not specified). Would I want to make a habit of saving these images as ...
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Where should I specify pdftex primitives?

I would like to suppress this type of warning by pdftex: PDF inclusion: multiple PDFs with page group So one solution proposed here is to use this primitive: \pdfsuppresswarningpagegroup=1 ...
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Which figure type to use: pdf or eps?

Both are vector graphics (typically) and both can be imported painlessly into a pdflatex document (so let's say we ignore dvi for this question). What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? ...
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Rotating scope in tikz

Can't able to rotate scope with external image (fig.pdf). \begin{scope} [rotate=30] \node (scope6) at (0,0) {\includegraphics{/tmp/fig1}}; \node at (0,0) [rotate=0,color=black] {Text}; ...
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problem with text wrapping in tabular environment

I would like the contents of a cell in a row span several lines. I have the following MWE: \begin{table}[b]{ \begin{center}{ \begin{tabular}{|l|c|c|c|c|} \hline Source & Value & Affected ...
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Pandoc: Format Chapters/Sections

I'm currently using a basic template found on internet and I'm trying to format chapters and sections but nothing happens :(. I include this to my template tex file and update usepackage: ...
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Error compiling pfdLatex Document on ubuntu 14.01.1 while using the IEEEtran.cls

Am using IEEEtran.cls in my document but every time i try to compile i get the following error message kpathsea: Running mktexmf ptmr7t ! I can't find file `ptmr7t'. <*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; ...
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pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts even with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

According to this question: On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package, to get rid of the error, a scalable font must be loaded. Package ...