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Why setting color has no effect on \hrule?

When processing the following example with pdftex: \pdfcompresslevel=0 \pdfobjcompresslevel=0 \nopagenumbers \pdfliteral direct {1 0 0 rg} \line{\leaders\hrule\hfill} \bye we get a pdf file ...
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How to convert scanned .tiff files into editable LaTeX files

I'm new to LaTeX platform and got trained just 1 day on TeX commands 2 days before, my TL rushing me to finish 50 pages per day but I can do only 7 pages a day, what I'm doing is entering each and ...
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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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Font ua1r8r at 624 not found

my thesis was built successfully on texbasic2015. Today I updated my textlive version to texbasic2016. After updating and installing all required packages, it is not possible to build the thesis. In ...
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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} \begin{document}...
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! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]

I am working in a large spreadsheet using spreadtab package. The spreadsheet is basically a billing list with individual prices; quantities and total price for all items. Even with a high number of ...
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Double accent on single character [duplicate]

I wish to write the name of pdfTeX's author: I am not able to figure out how to write the middle name. I triedTh\'{\^{e}}, but it doesn't return the desired output. It's different from the similar ...
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How to insert a A3 PDF into a A4 Latex document with PDFLatex?

Assume I have a A3 landscape PDF, how can I include this into a A4 portrait latex document but still as A3-page? If I have one.tex producing a landscape A3: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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I'm a newers for pgfplots, why the code with differ charts in my two computers, but the lines look so differ?

I try to generate my chart in latex using the same code(named glauber-thickness2.tex) in my Laptop after I tpye "pdflatex -shell-escape glauber-thickness2.tex" in cmd.exe, it generate glauber-...
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! Font MY1/mtt/b/it/10.3=mtmib at 10.3pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. <to be read again>

I want to compile the template SIMDOC.TEX. I get the following error ! Font MY1/mtt/b/it/10.3=mtmib at 10.3pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. <to be read again> I believe the ...
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Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips', (hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is running in PDF mode

I wanted to compile the template for the Journal Statistics in Medicine (the template can be found here: SIMDOC.TEX). I am using TeXWorks on Ubuntu. I got the following error: ! Package hyperref Error:...
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How to get Anki working with TikZ-based packages?

Since I have been struggling with this for some time and the issue is nowhere to be found on the Web, I thought to ease up some people's lives by posting this question here. Assumption: Basic ...
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hyperref: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips',(hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is running in PDF mode. \ProcessKeyvalOptions{Hyp}

hyperref: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips',(hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is running in PDF mode. \ProcessKeyvalOptions{Hyp} How can i fix this error? I m trying to compile a template of ...
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check which fonts are embedded in the final pdf

One of the requirements I have from the publisher is to make sure all fonts are embedded into the pdf. I am using pdflatex to convert my .tex file into a pdf. How can I check to make sure all fonts ...
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no file t1lmtt.fd

When I compile my document I get the following warning: No file T1lmtt.fd. Font shape T1/lmtt/m/n undefined(Font) using T1/cmr/m/n instead The warning refers to an embedded PDF I have which is an ...
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Undefined control sequence \pgfsyspdfmark converting Standalone TikZ with pdflatex

My ultimate goal is to get chemfig working with AnkiSRS. It only accepts .png as latex output, so I need to compile with pdflatex and then convert the file from within the latex environment. I am ...
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newtxmath + libertine won't compile on pdfLaTeX (error: “fxlri-5letters could not be found”)

I've been using the memoir class to design the layout of my thesis. I opted for the libertine font and, accordingly, would like to implement the {libertine}[newtxmath] style available for the math ...
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How to force hyphenation on href text part

I have a text converted to latex by pandoc. Here the markdown construct [www.ex.com/long_url_with_underscores](http://www.ex.com/long_url_with_underscores) is converted to \href{http://www.ex.com/...
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Characters missing from R-generated graphic when \pdfinclusioncopyfonts=0

I have a .pdf figure generated by R/ggplot2, which renders correctly when viewed as a standalone file, but when embedded in a document by pdftex, one character is missing. I've cut the problem down ...
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Disable Hyphenation by adjusting word spacing [duplicate]

I drafted a thesis in MS Word, using block sentence formatting. It looks very nice. Of course, for the final version, I'm going to use Latex, however when transitioning from MS Word to tex, pdftex (...
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Setting up BasicTex (Homebrew)

Just getting started with TeX and I think I'm missing something... I've installed BasicTex via Homebrew Cask (brew cask install basictex) which supposedly includes pdfTeX and a bunch of other tools (...
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TeXstudio (2.9.4): Doesn't stop rerunning for references and citations

I am using TeXstudio 2.9.4 as my LaTex editor. Most of time I just re-compile (using F6) but once every while I re-built (using F1) the whole project. This was working until now. Whereas compiling ...
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Different output when compile from PHP and from console

I am creating cards with tasks in tex format. Card sample \documentclass[14pt]{book} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \...
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Compiling with pdflatex: Most of the time kpsewhich is active [on hold]

A book of some 400 pages compiles fine but somehow slow with pdflatex on windows 7. I have already installed the books files and texlive on a SSD. With the windows task manager I find the pdflatex ...
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All section titles in one uniform color in friggeri Latex CV

do you know how to change the colors of the section titles in the friggeri cv? I would like for them to be in one color and also the entire word, not only the first three letters. Is there any ...
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How do I stop moderncv \homepage from automatically adding “http://” to my link?

I am using moderncv to write a resume. The link I would like to put in \homepage is an https link. However \homepage{https://foo.com} generates http://https://foo.com in the pdf file. How do I stop \...
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psfrag equivalent for pdflatex

I am currently updating my workflow from the old tex2ps2dvi workflow (needs a lot of time and matplotlib and other stuff etc. hasn't a EPS output (only PDF, SVG, PS, PNG, etc...). I am trying to ...
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Easiest way to quickly include or exclude all images from Latex file [duplicate]

I have several images saved in pdf. However, due to the way they are generated, each are 800 Kb each. (The maximum size I worked with previously was 200Kb) Each figure is included in the file in the ...
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Using mathpazo with sc but still have small caps for bold titles using tgpagella?

I have found this link to code to get this working but doesn't work for me. I still don't get bold small caps even with switching the font like done in the example. Is there anyway to keep the sc ...
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Ligatures in figures and pdftex

In the following example, the 'ff' ligature in the figure labels (in 'differential') disappears when pdflatex is used, but the fault does not occur if latex-dvips-ps2pdf is used instead. Both lualatex ...
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How I can use wingdings characters on PDFLaTeX document (and not on Luatex or Xelatex)?

I want put some wingdings symbol in line of my document. But, I found some answer of this question concern only LuaTeX et XeLaTeX and don't work on PdfLaTeX engine. I use this simple code for some ...
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Undefined Citation in LateX

I am using Texmaker and Jabref, .bib and .tex are in the same directory. As I saw from previous post, I used \usepackage{natbib} and \bibliographystyle{chicago} \bibliography{timeseries} but ...
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Pgfplots - large plot - TeX capacity exceeded

I have a following code, which is supposed to generate some output and one large plot from the file data5.csv: \documentclass[a4paper, landscape]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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How to give versions name in the filename [duplicate]

I am using TexStudio to write in latex. Each time when I compile the document I want to have a version number with the pdf document that is generated. Something like filename_v0.1.pdf and filename_v0....
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Subfile with \includegraphics not working in the mainfile

I have a problem trying to get my maindocument to compile a subdocument, with an included figure. I have the following file-structure setup: mainfile.tex /chap /chapter1 / ch1.tex /...
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LaTeX compilation problem [duplicate]

I am getting this while trying to compile literally my first document This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded format=latex) restricted \write18 enabled. entering ...
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Jpg file not found

This is an example from a file that used to run perfectly with pdflatex under MiKTeX. But now I get an error about file not found. I did update MiKTeX recently, but don't see why that should have made ...
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Fail to give output pdf without any error

I tried to run the code, however, it does not give any pdf output. Why? %&latex \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx,psfrag,epsf} \usepackage{enumerate} \...
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Inconsistent letterspacing (interword space) in pdflatex vs lualatex

In my documents I prefer text in small- and all-caps to be letter spaced. To that end I am using the letterspacing capabilities of the microtype package. Until now (with version 2.5 of microtype) I ...
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Text copied from pdf is missing spaces, or has extra ones

When I create a pdf with pdflatexand copy text from that pdf (using Adobe Reader DC on Windows 10), some of the spaces are missing. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newtxtext} \...
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MikTeX: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found after the recent update

I just updated MiKTeX packages in my workstation, and TexWorks gives the following error when I try to make pdf: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found The procedure entry point ?WideCharToUTF8@...
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graphics.sty - File 'pdftex.def' not found

After updating MikTeX today, I get the error graphics.sty - line 100 - File 'pdftex.def' not found I've reduced the document to the following and still get the error. \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]...
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Use pdfinterwordspaceon with pdflatex from MiKTeX on Windows

In Text copied from pdf is missing spaces with newtxtext, I have found out that I want to use \pdfinterwordspaceon, which is available as of TeX Live 2014, for example. I, however, am using MiKTeX (...
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How can I avoid having to set the background color for the pdf every time I start TexShop? [closed]

I'm using TeXShop Version 3.62 (3.62). Every time I start this application, I have to go to Preferences, then Preview, then Background Color, and choose a color, otherwise the pdf is totally black. I'...
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skt package, devnag package not working in TeXLIVe

The skt package and the devnag package aren't included in TeX system. I have installed texlive-full but when I give the command skt examplefile.skt it doesn't seem to work. So can anyone help me out ...
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“Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!” - Kile jumps straight to my .aux file

As stated in the question, trying to produce a pdf, results in the above error, and Kile (my editor of choice) opens a new tab with the aux file. If I look at myfile.log, it ends with the following (...
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Why does Texmaker and synctex pdflatex doesn't work?

I'm using Texmaker 4.4.1, and I want to be able to jump to pdf (Ctrl+RClick) from the tex script, and vice versa. I tried to use the tips of -synctex=1 in the PDFLatex command, but it doesn't seem ...
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Headers Issue in one Section

I am relatively new in Latex. I am facing problems in headers. In my document, the headers works fine for 'Table of Contents', 'List of figures', 'list of tables' section but in 'Acronyms' section I ...
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How to annotate PDF files generated by pdflatex?

I want to annotate some PDF files (created with pdflatex), e.g. word x is missing here this part of a sentence should be moved to the front replace word x by y highlight this sentence insert a note ...
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How do I get the gnuplottex/epstopdf package to work with “-output-dir” and “-aux-dir” option?

I can't seem to get the gnuplottex package to work with my preferred compile options. This is a (not too) minimal example of what I mean: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrreprt} % \usepackage{...