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TeX rendering in a Java application

I want to render math formulas in my Java GUI application. I am looking for a library made for computer use, not web use, which can render TeX. I have already tried jLatexMath, but it's very slow when ...
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XeLaTeX font rendering tend to be slightly bolder compared to PDFlatex

I noticed that there is a subtle difference of font rendering result between pdflatex and xelatex. xelatex tend to be slightly bolder compared to pdflatex. Even the file thumbnails in file manager ...
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How to get multiline paragraph titles?

I search a way to got with the following code: \paragraph{Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet} consectetur adipiscing elit. Sed non risus. Suspendisse lectus tortor, dignissim sit amet, adipiscing nec, ...
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Colouring points in an arrangement

This is my first post in text.stackexchange. Unrelated to my question I am having problems getting my code formatted to display properly on this site. Ditto the image. I managed to collect some ...
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Listings not displaying punctuation [duplicate]

I'm having some issues with the listings package. If I try to display some C++ code the punctuation won't display properly. For example: \begin{lstlisting}[language=C++] template <int dim> ...
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Does TeX have a font family which is optimized for both screen and print?

I am writing a thesis, and initially set it up in lmodern. It has quite a few graphics, which I produce with external programs (yEd, R, inkscape). Initially, I used Open Sans for the graphics, but my ...
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TeXShop on MacOs El Captain - blurry pdf

I've recently updated to el captain OS, and the pdf viewer is coming up blurry. There are no issues if I open the pdf file in Preview directly, only the Preview pdf viewer in TexShop. I have ...
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Inkscape unable to render latex text

I didn't really know if this was a question for the latex or graphic board, then sorry if I am in the wrong place. I am trying to render some Latex text in Inkscape (on Windows) but I keep getting ...
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Embed TeX as a typesetting system for an eBook reading application

Are there any projects or information on how to use TeX to typeset texts for screen reading? That is, I want to get the beautiful output of TeX to render in a browser-like desktop application. I want ...
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1answer
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gls' long form and the random whitespace [closed]

I am using the \gls command to manage acronym mentions in my LaTeX document. In the case of first usage of a specific acronym in text, I have been noticing that in some cases no whitespace is ...
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MathJax won't render full equation, but will render all its parts [closed]

I have the following tex: \\[ s_N = \sqrt{\frac{1}{N} \sum_{i=1}^{N} (x_i - \overline{x})^2} \\] \\[ \overline{x}_N=\frac{1}{N}\sum_{i=1}^{N} a_i \\] Trying to narrow down if anything is ...
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Strange rendering bug when using LuaLaTeX, Polyglossia, Cambria/Consolas font and/or texttt

I’ve found a rather strange bug, where the letter ‘å’ is sometimes (though very rarely) incorrectly rendered when using LuaLaTex. I’ve managed to reduce it to the following minimal document exhibiting ...
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What is the best TeX renderer for Java applications? [closed]

I want to be able to render mathematical equations in my Java applications. I have been using a library for Java called JEuclid to achieve this. I have done some research on other libraries which ...
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1answer
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Random garbage characters from math array

I'm getting weird results with this math-mode code: \begin{equation*} \mathbf{H} = {\left[ \begin{array}{c:c} \mathbf{I}_{r \times r} & -\mathbf{P}^{T} \end{array} \right]} \Rightarrow \mathbf{G} ...
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Texstudio stopped being able to build the pdf files

I worked on my Macbook Air for sometime using Texstudio when suddenly it can no longer build the PDF files and I am uncertain why, I have tried updating, I have tried looking around and quite frankly ...
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Package mdframed with tikz rendering lines poorly [closed]

I'm using TeX Live 2014 on Windows 8.1, and I'm having some trouble setting up a visually appealing definition environment. I'm trying to use the mdframed package with tikz, and I'm using an example ...
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How to hide a part of a latex file?

I would like to have a generic command that basically reserves space for a set of commands, without actually rendering them in the PDF. For example, \hide{this is some hidden text} will allocate ...
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1answer
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Can I use LaTex in WhatsApp? [closed]

I've tried this, but it didn't work. Also tried using Markdown, although it only works when you're writing a message (not once you've sent it).
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why tspan instead of class? italics not rendered using htlatex

When using htlatex with "html,fn-in", the generated html has <tspan font-family="cmti" font-size="10">should be italics </tspan> but this is not rendered in the html (at least not in ...
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QRCode package fails to convert to HTML

I'm using the CTAN QRcode package. It works great with PDF, but unfortunately doesn't work at all for HTML. Does anyone know if I'm doing something wrong or how I can force htlatex to use images for ...
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1answer
74 views

Creating a Droste Effect

Is there any way to achieve a Droste effect in LaTeX? For instance, I'd like to generate a floating figure that contains a rendering of the page it is included in.
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Title page rendering incorrectly

I'm using a standard template for my title page of my document as found at the latex wikibook However, for some reason, the minipage on the right, with my supervisor's information, renders about one ...
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PDF looks ugly in Okular/Acrobat Reader and fine in Evince

(I don't know whether this question is on-topic, but I will ask it anyway.) I'using XeLaTeX and Beamer to prepare a presentation. The problem is that although the resultant pdf renders fine in Evince ...
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2answers
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Render a document in printing order, two pages per “page”

I have an existing memoir document that I would like to physically print and bind in a book. It is 72 pages, made up of 6 signatures of 3 folios each. I would like to make the document render two ...
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1answer
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Post process each entire page to move/resize contents

LaTeX beginner here. I am looking to physically print a rendered document on a size that is not 8.5 x 11. My printer can only handle that size, and does strange things to smaller pdf's. However. If I ...
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1answer
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Description block isn't displaying properly (it's all collapsed)

Here's a clipping of my document: Servos.c includes the following functions: \begin{description} \item[void starter(int id1, uint16_t pwm1, int id2, uint16_t pwm2)] \hfill \\ This ...
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1answer
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Rendering VHDL in latex

I have a VHDL code which I want to insert into my latex document. I need a package that takes care of syntax highlighting, indentation etc. Is there a package which serves this purpose?
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1answer
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Issue with arXiv LaTeX - xypic diagrams rendering badly

I’m having an odd issue with the arXiv’s LaTeX processing: xypic diagrams that look fine when processed on my own system are rendering badly when processed by the arXiv. My question is: Is this ...
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Hex renderer in LaTeX

Is there a package to render binary files as hex in LaTeX. We've searched for it, but couldn't find any. The package should provide some kind of command: \lsthex{file.ext} With file.ext a "binary" ...
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lyx with background won't load unless I type \newpage after the text

I try to write a document with a background in lyx, I made sure it works on Texmaker, on Texmaker it needed to be built a couple of times and then it got it right but when I try to preview or export ...
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Why IEEEtran is blurry with XeLaTeX but not with PDFLaTeX, and how to fix it?

The question is pretty simple. Compiling this code with PDFLaTeX \documentclass{IEEEtran} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} gives me back whereas compiling the ...
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Accessing cmex10-equivalent symbols in latinmodern math in rendering code

I wish to display and print mathematical formulae not using one of the existing TeX distributions and not via a web browser, but using my own code so that the display is integrated into my packages as ...
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What's the difference between \|, \textdoublevertline, \textdoublepipe and \parallel?

I'm currently writing my bachelors thesis about on-line handwriting recognition of mathematical formulae (see http://write-math.com). I'm currently only recognizing symbols with the same technique as ...
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.pdf font rendering

My friend and I are working on the same subject and I asked her to see her work. I noticed that her pdf rendering (if it's really that) is a lot different than mine even though we use the same ...
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3D font in LaTeX

This is an unusual question regarding rendering of a font with a specific 3D-esque style in LaTeX, XeLaTex, or any other TeX flavor. I was looking at some fonts the other day and I came across one of ...
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TikZ heisen-glitch

I have drawn the following picture: As you can see, at 100% magnification, the borders of the L and R sections look pretty poorly drawn; They seem to blend into the adjacent background colors ...
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2answers
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Helvetica font has jagged edges

I use 'Helvetica' as my font and build my document using Texmaker. But the PDF generated has jagged edges while using this font and when I use a different font (say Times or even Helvetica sans-serif) ...
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Mathematica code in LaTeX document

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{xcolor} \newcommand*\variable[1]{\textcolor{teal}{\texttt{#1}}} \begin{document} ...
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Saving TeX formulae as images

I have a bit of a problem. I want to publish all things mathematical on blogs that do not have any MathJax support and, as a result, I'm forced to use images instead. Now, I've seen LyX and MATLAB and ...
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Distortions caused by LaTeX?

First of all, here is a code to compile : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{palatino} % for font \usepackage{fancyhdr} % for header+footers ...
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beamer block inside an itemize environment with overlays

I have a frame like this, there is a block inside the itemize environment, and there is an overlay : \begin{frame} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \frametitle{Comparing two Gaussian means: ...
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How to put symbol in specific place and skip it in normal tex

I need to put some symbol/paragraph in specific (x,y) place. How I can do it? Is possible to skip this in normal text? Text is big but in specific place i put some words.
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How to render LaTeX in programs?

Recently I'm writing a calc program, on android. As a frequent LaTeX user, it comes to be compelling to use LaTeX rendering in displaying the inputs and outputs. Is there any possibilities to use a ...
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BibTeX rendering error with URL [duplicate]

I put the following reference in my .bib file: @ONLINE{MyID, title = {My title}, howpublished = {\url{URL}} } However, since the used URL contains underscores, the URL is visualized as a ...
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2answers
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PS not rendering

Update 2: I've found the same error report here: http://latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=11957&f=19 However this individual is using LyX and I'm using TeXWorks. So "So it seems the error ...
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Bad kerning with dvipng

I am using dvipng to render sans serif documents, and the results are especially bad. At the default resolution (100 dpi IIRC), there are some serious kerning issues. Here, I rendered with two sans ...
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1answer
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Formulae PNG anti-aliasing [closed]

I would like to render formulae in PNG format for use in various websites. The problem is, every rendering tool I've come across seems to assume a particular background color to perform anti-aliasing, ...
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How to improve rendering

The rendering above the red line(zoomed in) was a result of: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} The rendering below the red line(zoomed in) was a result of: \documentclass[journal]{AIAA} Why is ...
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1answer
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TikZ with “remember picture” compiled with pdflatex yields different results compared to dvips -> ps2pdf

The following document \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} ...
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Box border lines not showing properly on PDF

I have the following code that generate a box with text content: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lipsum} \newcommand\tipbox[1]{% \begin{center}% ...