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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Isolate Latex Environments [on hold]

I want to build a framework for sharing latex mathematics exercises. When trying to assemble exercises from different authors into one "homework assignment", I have a problem. How can I deal with ...
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Texmaker generated pdf file of multi-file latex not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I run pdflatex and then view the .pdf file (internal), it does not show me the exact place where I am editing on Texmaker i.e. ...
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How to ignore ending punctuation in an equation environment?

I use the following to export all equations in a long document as a separate pdf (and subsequently, png files): \documentclass{article} \newif\ifexport %\exporttrue \ifexport ...
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Sharelatex build but fails to preview document

I have a docker container of Sharelatex which is working like a charm. But since my last container restart the built-in preview stops to work. The error message is : "Sorry, something went wrong and ...
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Is there a TeX/LaTeX editor that can show results in real-time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the fastest way to preview changes as I learn TeX? This is my first post to TeX. I have taken it upon myself to learn how to type math formulations via LaTeX, ...
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preview, problem with showing floats

In preparing an answer for SE, I suddenly stuck with preview package. LaTeXing the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Preview images not appearing in emacs auctex

I can't get preview images to appear in auctex on emacs. I'm running emacs-w32 as part of 64-bit cygwin, on a windows 7 machine. I updated all cygwin packages yesterday. My cygwin PATH=/bin, that's ...
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How to conditionally load `tikz` and draw a TikZ diagram when `preview` is not loaded

How can I conditionally load tikz and draw a TikZ diagram only when preview is not loaded, i.e., AUCTeX is not generating images for other things (e.g., mathematical formulas)? MWE: ...
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How to print out only statements (theorems, lemmata, etc) from a tex file?

Suppose that I have a long tex file with a lot of things. In order to read the logic structure only, I want to print only text inside \begin{theorem}..\end{theorem} and \begin{lemma}..\end{lemma}. ...
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auctex preview with beamer--preview errors after first frame

When using AUCTex preview with the beamer packages, I get errors for any equations after the first frame. For example, the following previews fine: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Org Mode Latex fragment preview fails to convert tex to png [closed]

I have a windows 10 machine, and MikTex. Whenever I try to toggle the preview of the I get an error in messages buffer below: org-create-formula-image-with-dvipng: Failed to create png file from ...
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What is the problem in the codes?

See the code given below. Actually, I am looking for a tree of number 36. Can somebody let me know what I did wrong? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper,top=1 in,bottom=1 ...
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Displaying minted code line numbers from within preview environment

I'd like to have the line numbers corresponding to code highlighted using the minted package displayed in the output of a preview environment. Perhaps because the line numbers are set in the margin, ...
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AucTeX preview-latex temporary files

How can I tell preview-latex to store all temporary files (especially the folder _region_.prv which contains the preview images) in /tmp and not in the folder of my actual .tex file, when I'm using it ...
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Texshop 3.58 preview mac osx El Capitan problem

The next code \PassOptionsToPackage{svgnames, x11names}{xcolor} \documentclass[border=1cm, svgnames, x11names,tikz=true]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} ...
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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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No PDF viewer installed error with LyX

Recently I reinstalled LyX under Windows 10. Even though I have installed foxit reader, I get a pop up message in preview that it says: "No PDF viewer is installed. Please install a PDF viewer such ...
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Preview Package in LaTeX trim the \widetilde

Forgive my dummy question, i am not professional in LaTeX. I use Preview package to crop the inline formulas' borders exactly to the mathematical notation but i noticed the following: after using ...
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I get abnormal word in preview, but it is normal in adobe reader

I compile codes by same way. When one day I update latest tex-studio and then I cannnot see the normal preview, but it (the same pdf file) is ok in adobe reader. How could I check this case and fix ...
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text preview feature does not work anymore after upgrade to El Captain

I am using a MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) running OS X 10.11. After having upgraded to El Captain, Bibdesk is not producing anymore the preview of my bibliographic entries. How can I visualize ...
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How to see preview of child document in Lyx

I have a .tex file containing a table. In my master Lyx document I went to Insert > File > Child Document and entered the file. It compiles fine, but I'd love it if I could see a preview of the table ...
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TikZiT issues (Mac OS X Yosemite)

I was wondering if people here using the TikZ editor TikZiT are experiencing issues with said tool after upgrading to OS X Yosemite? I can't get it to compile a preview, and I am not able to see the ...
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Can Texmaker, as I'm typing, automatically create a preview of the document's PDF output?

Currently, I have to use the F1 key to get PDF output. I want to set up Texmaker so that it automatically shows me an in-IDE preview of the PDF file that my .tex file compiles to...as I type. How ...
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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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Why does my viewer not display anything?

I am looking to put equations into Keynote presentations, and all of the reading and tutorials I have viewed all tell me to do the same thing: Type up an equation, and drag and drop. But, there is ...
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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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Is there a “smarter” way to know the size of \psbarcode?

The size of 2D barcode depends on the first argument of \psbarcode. I usually do trial and error to find the size of \pspicture such that I get a tight output. \documentclass{article} ...
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How Remove EPS-preview? [closed]

How to tell if a particular EPS figure has a TIFF preview and how to remove this preview? For some reason the Journal of Mathematical Physics don't want these preview to be there when uploading ...
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MacTex 2012 v MacTex2014: Different behaviour combining \PreviewEnvironment{center} and beamer [duplicate]

Something changed between MacTex2012 and MacTex2014 in terms of how PreviewEnvironment and beamer interact. This MWE used to produce a single page (by pdflatex in MacTex 2012), but now it produces ...
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Croping Tikz animation out of a beamer presentation (producing empty pages)

I've a beamer presentation and want to use the tikz pirctures inside rendered as svgs. So far no problem, but compiling the code via pdflatex the following (minimal) example results in four pages, ...
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How to output a multiline equation with no margins

I'm trying to output a .pdf that just contains an equation, without any borders at all, or borders the same width all the way round. So far, I've tried two things. Using the standalone document ...
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Workaround for too many pages when using preview with pgf or tikz

The following document produces a PDF with two pages, while only one is called for: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfcore} \usepackage[active]{preview} \begin{document} Text ...
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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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beamer.cls and preview.sty don't work together

I have the following file, in which I use the preview package and the beamer class \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{preview} \PreviewEnvironment{align*} \PreviewEnvironment*{frame} ...
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Auctex preview for included documents

I've two *.tex documents, a main one and another one included in main. main.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{Hello} \begin{equation} \label{eq:1} \frac{1}{9000} ...
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Preview of tikz/pgf in Lyx

I'm using tikz/pgf in Lyx. I included the \usepackage{pgfplots} in my header and the output pdf works fine. However, I'm using Lyx to be able to see a preview of my document as I write. Did anyone ...
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How to preview LaTeX in Emacs?

I want a similar layout as in SO, I use it currently as my editor but I would like to find such tool under my fingers. I am more vi-prone so having hard time to get preview-latex working with emacs. I ...
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embedded pdf viewer doesn't show me the page I just compiled but a random one

I'm using Texmaker 4.4.1, and I have the following problem: When I compile my document, the empedded pdf viewer doesn't show me the corresponding lines I just compiled, and it may show me even a ...
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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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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 + tikz extraction no longer working (TL 2014) [duplicate]

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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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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Live tex compilation

Tools like firebug allow a developer to immediately view the results of changes they make to the HTML of a webpage. Has anyone taken a similar strategy with LaTeX, so that an entire compile cycle is ...
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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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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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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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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 ...