The main purpose of the {preview} package is the extraction of selected elements from a LaTeX source, like formulas or graphics, into separate pages of a DVI file.

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Preview + tikz extraction no longer working (TL 2014)

I'm trying to regenerate an old document where I used to extract tikz figures using preview and I'm getting into a problem where preview extracts every page of the document rather than just the ...
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Source - Preview not showing

Very new to this and just starting the learn MacTex, downloaded a resume/CV template and started inputing my data. There is no preview window and when I go to Window > Source - Preview (Command 1) ...
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preview: why the table layout in preview is different than without it?

I try to give a variant to David Carslisle answer on question. To better see obtained results I use preview package. I was surprised, that I obtain different result in comparison when I not use it! My ...
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Exporting from Org-mode without LaTeX preamble?

Is it possible to export an *.org file to LaTeX file, without the usual preamble of \documentclass[...]{article} and a number of \usepackage[]{xyz}, yet take advantage of LaTeX and org-mode's math and ...
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Emacs not rendering PDF correctly

I'm using AUCTeX, preview-latex and latex-preview-pane to compile and preview documents written in LaTeX. However, whenever I compile my document and it is shown in the preview pane, it is not ...
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Why this error in the TikZ and preview package?

This minimal example produces an error (undefined control sequences): % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{preview} \begin{document} Hello. ...
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Texstudio - Preview no longer jumps to text where cursor is at

Yesterday I accidentally hit the escape button instead of the backward quote (`) button, causing my preview to close. I reopened it by pressing f7 but whenever I build & view now using the F1 ...
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How to disable inline preview in certain parts of document while editing?

I'm using AUCTeX+emacs, and have inline preview enabled (although it could apply to other preview enabled editor like TeXstudio). My document has a TiKZ plot generated using gnuplot, and it has lots ...
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how to set preview-latex left indentation on formulas?

Preview-latex is good to leave some left indentation on formulas. When the window is small, however, the left indentation on preview is a bit excessive, is there any way to change the amount of ...
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Why is beamer+pstricks+preview no longer compatible now?

The following code is taken from Gonzalo Medina' answer here (click). At the time he posted the answer the code was compilable. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks-add} ...
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What is the best side-by-side preview method for Emacs24 AUCTeX?

I am new to the Emacs world. I did this transition from one of the best latex editors and despite of the complexity of Emacs at every turn, I can still see there is future in learning it on the long ...
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Preview package cutting off top of content

When the preview package is loaded, the tikzpicture/figure environment that I am trying to isolate becomes set too high, resulting in the top of the image being cut off. (This is similar behavior to ...
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skim cannot reload file after auctex preview-latex

I am using emacs+skim to preview latex on macs, and I use auctex preview-latex from time to time. the problem is, after I run C-c C-p C-d in emacs to preview entire document, the pdf file is now ...
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preview.sty and font transparency in LuaLaTeX

Using the preview package removes font transparency in LuaLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luaotfload} \usepackage[active]{preview} \begin{document} \begin{preview} ...
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What needs to be done to get preview of TeX/LaTeX files in Preview-Pane of Windows Explorer?

When you click on a usual text file you see its preview (contents) in the Preview Pane of the Windows Explorer. Same is possible with many other formats like Word, Excel etc. Is it possible for ...
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Instant preview color in LyX

I'm using the instant preview feature in LyX, which as I understand is based on a LaTeX package of the same name. As I have LyX configured with a dark background - Is there anyway to configure the ...
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Compilation error after texlive update

I used to make animated pictures using pstricks and the beamer overlay syntax (eg. using \only<2>{<some pstricks code>}) with the standalone class. Here a MWE which did the work: ...
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Exporting preview-generated image width and height to a text file

I use the preview package to generate some pictures from the equation environment. I need the width and height of each picture. I guess the preview package does some black magic and, at some point, ...
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Code to ignore all of document except for list environments and sections

I am trying to typeset all of the (description) lists in my document without any of the surrounding text or figures (with the exception of desiring some context by way of section headings). I thought ...
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How to make table floats work with preview/standalone environment?

Couldn't make a table float work inside the preview environment: \documentclass[fontsize=16pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} \setlength{\PreviewBorder}{25pt} \begin{document} ...
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Set colour of equations when using preview package

I use the preview package to export a pdf containing only my equations by putting the following in the preamble \usepackage[active,tightpage,displaymath,textmath]{preview} ...
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strange preview latex problem with tikz and maketitle [closed]

The following example does not produce the expected preview: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \title{a} \maketitle $a$ \end{document} Instead of the inline math a ...
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“Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup” when combining “fixltx2e” and “preview” packages

In a two-column document with figure* floats, where the preview package is set up to preview floats, compilation seems to fail if the fixltx2e package is loaded: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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preview generates error [closed]

when attempting to view a latex document in texniccenter I get MiKTeX Problem Report Message: Some PostScript specials could not be rendered. Data: Error: /undefined in H.S Operand stack: ...
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AUCTeX and TikZ does not work in emacs for me : HELP T

This is no duplicate. I am unsure how things work here. But I wasn't able to save my last username as it was a temporary username and cannot access my previous post which was marked as duplicate. ...
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AUCTeX and TikZ does not work in emacs for me : plz help? [duplicate]

I've looked around for resolutions however, could not find any. Indeed the one response that is pointed out, I already tried. I did the following sudo gedit .emacs and embedded the code provided ...
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Aquamacs opening TexShop viewer instead of Skim

When I click View in Aquamacs after clicking Latex, it opens TexShop and a TexShop viewer. I want it to open Skim. I have set preferences to Skim as per other posts on this site. This behavior happens ...
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PreviewMacro for todonotes

I like auctex with Preview and would like my todonote \todo's shown in my emacs browser. However, this will either not show at all or consist of the \tikzpicture building blocks, namely each line ...
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Windows TeX editor with live preview

I'm looking for a TeX editor for Windows that would offer a live preview of fully-rendered PDFs, like what Latexian does on Mac OS - preferably freeware, but if such an editor is payware, I'm ...
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opening pdf at the cursor on lyx

While creating a preview on lyx , I expect the pdf to show me the position of the text at which cursor is positioned. The default behaviour seem to open pdf at first page. How can I change this ...
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Journal of Statistical Software class breaks preview in AUCTeX

I'm using AUCTeX 11.86-11 on Debian stable. The jss.sty style file contained in the JSS style file zip archive breaks AUCTeX's preview for me even with a simple file. NOTE: the jsslogo.jpg file is ...
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Emacs' Preview LaTeX: Using different background colors depending on environment

In Emacs' Preview LaTeX, I would like included graphics (e.g., what's inside \includegraphics) to look different than all other previewed environments. Otherwise, graphics that have black lines ...
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Is it possible to make AUCTeX preview of equations work with beamer?

When I generate preview images (using C-c C-p C-p) for the following document, the images are correctly generated but they are placed in wrong places in the buffer. Is it just me or MS Windows users? ...
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tikz library calc and auctex preview in emacs fails

The emacs-variable preview-default-preamble contains the statement \PreviewEnvironment{tikzpicture} so tikz pictures are processed by preview, which usually works fine. But preview in emacs fails if ...
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Instant Preview of Latex to PDF in silent mode with fast compiling

Please i am working on a project should provide fast compiling of Latex files in silent mode so the user should not see any process and just preview the final pdf file produced and i need it faster ...
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Using \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} does not generate any page

What is wrong with this code? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} \begin{document} \(1 + 1 = 2\) \end{document} I get this error. $ pdflatex bar.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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I'm using the standalone package. How can I get regular paragraph breaks?

I'm using the standalone class to render images for individual math problems that will be displayed in an app, so the cropping functionality is essential. However, the package seems to destroy ...
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Equations as pictures in text

Is there a way to compile a document with pdflatex and render all displaymath into graphics which are then included in the document instead of the equation code itself? Analogous to what you can do ...
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Pop-ups for a preview of raster images (.jpg,.tiff etc.) as they are while writing LaTeX code

I usually have a lot of figures to comment in my latex document sometimes for me would be helpful have a look to the figures as they are (not a preview of the final formatted results) just a very fast ...
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Turn off equation numbers when using 'preview' package

I am trying to export all of the equations from my document. I have added \usepackage[active,displaymath,tightpage]{preview} then compiled, and then from a command line run: pdfcrop output.pdf ...
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Preview problems in AUCTeX when using certain document classes

I just changed document class to lipics (class files here) which is used for various conference proceedings, i.e. \documentclass[a4paper,UKenglish]{lipics} I now have problems rendering previews in ...
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Control Auctex Preview colors

In the Auctex Preview Appearance section in customize, it is possible to set "Preview Reference Face". This is the only place I can find where the colour of the small .png files created by Preview ...
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How to get a tight output when using pst-tree package and standalone class?

\documentclass[preview,border=3pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-tree} \psset{levelsep=2,treesep=-2,angleA=90,angleB=-90,arm=12pt} \def\psedge#1#2{\ncangle{#2}{#1}} \begin{document} ...
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Emacs, preview-latex, sseq

I like using preview-latex in Emacs. I have been working a lot with spectral sequences lately and so I would like to get the figures I draw in sseq to show up in preview-latex. So far no luck. Does ...
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How to remove the white space on the top of the following table?

How to remove the white space on the top of the following table? \documentclass[preview,border=0pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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Difference with standalone and preview? [duplicate]

I have a table, but for cleanliness (I'll use the figure in a paper and in talks), I'd like to compile to a single PDF and include it with includegraphics instead of having the table rendered within ...
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fancy-preview with other \ref-like commands (such as \autoref and \cref)

I finally got fancy-preview working, and I found the place (around line 97) in the script to add to the list of environments which it catches (to add propositions and so on). But what I can't find ...
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Preview TikZ figure in AUCTeX?

I am using AUCTeX on Emacs. Recently I began to draw pics using TikZ, but the problem is AUCTeX doesn't generate preview of this environment. (However, it does generate preview for the general figure ...
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AUCTeX preview font size too small

I have Emacs 24 and AUCTex on a Windows 7 machine, however the preview font size is just way too small. Is there a way to make them bigger?
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Aquamacs Preview doesn't work

I've been using aquamacs 2.4 on my osx 10.7.5. After it crashed with my font change operation, the preview menu bar disappeared and doen't appear again after rerunning the program. Although I ...