{scaling} is about scaling document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be scaled.

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Scaling axis in addplot

When using the following code \documentclass[border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} \addplot[...
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Scale lowercase symbol to uppercase height

I would like to type a company name which contains a greek letter, e.g. Name\:$\alpha$, but I would like the lowercase greek symbol to be the size of a capital letter, which I have hacked using Name\:...
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In beamer, What's the “right way” to scale a slide element down to better fit?

I want to scale down an element in a slide so that it fits the width and/or height better. I'm willing to reduce the font size, use something like a scalebox/resizebox, or anything similar (not space ...
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Scaling tikz figures in beamer latex

I have the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme[RGB={0,0,0}]{structure} } \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,graphicx} \usepackage{...
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Latex PGFplots Standalone including option build scales

As asked here I set up a template for plots that can be used with standalone and included into the main document. 1 remaining problems is that the cropping does not crop enough of the whitespace ...
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Is it possible to scale the entire title page?

I am creating a booklet which has now a rather fancy title page with various fonts, font sizes, horizontal and vertical spacings, images embedded etc. It looks nice, but somehow the margins (let me ...
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Resize or scale displaymath environment

I would like to resize the two schemes I made with the displaymath environment. However, I cannot find anything helpful. I'd like to fit both schemes into one page. My code is the following: \...
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Store and reproduce effective graphics scaling

When an image's length is scaled to a variable length, say \textwidth, how can I determine the effective scaling factor? \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{image.pdf} I would like to use it to ...
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Downseizing of Din-A4 manuscript to special format

I've created my manuscript with the following document class and options: \documentclass [fontsize=12pt,paper=a4,headsepline,plainheadsepline,headinclude,twoside,open=right,DIV=14,BCOR=10mm] {scrbook}...
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Enlarging the table

How to enlarge this table? Thank you in advance \begin{table}[ht] \large \centering \begin{tabular}{c|c||*{8}{c|}} \multicolumn{2}{c}{} & \...
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How to use EB Garamont Font with KOMA Script Font Size 16pt

I am using the ebgaramond package in my scrbook document. As a base font size I want to use 16pt but when I compile the document I get warnings like the following: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `...
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How do you scale image to fit size of the paper?

I am making a presentation on beamer and I am struggling with image I don't understand: scale;line width;text height on positioning the image. Especially when I add caption it gets messed up. How do I ...
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Using TexStudio on external monitor

I am trying to use TexStudio on an external monitor which resulted in scaling issues. I found the following solution: "Instead of specifying the commandline argument, you may alternatively place a ...
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Automatically resize tabular to avoid it being pushed to next page

Context My document has one title phrase and one table containing texts. I would like to have them both on one page. The table's content may change (sometimes more or less 2-or-3-lines-texts cells),...
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Best way to scale a tikzpicture with matrices

I had the following figure in a document that I am looking to put in some beamer slides. The figure in question is to wide to fit in the slides, so I am looking to scale everything, by say, a factor ...
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Side-by-side figures with caption, specify height but use whole textwidth

I found this answer which does exactly what I want except the fact that I can't use a caption for my figures: Forcing subfigures to have same height and take overall X% of linewidth in LaTeX I want ...
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How do I scale mathbbol symbols?

I have need of blackboard bold Greek symbols so am using the mathbbol package. I would prefer to have the symbols at 1.1 design size, say. How do I arrange to scale all the bbol symbols by this factor?...
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overlappings when texgyrepagella is used with stmaryrd

Consider running xelatex or lualatex on the following code: \documentclass[compsoc]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont[Extension=.otf]{texgyrepagella-math} %\usepackage{mleftright} % no ...
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How to attach properly spaced subscripts to a rotated symbol?

I'd like to attach letters to my rotated symbol and then shrink it down. However, when I do this, the spacing is very much different than when I do the same exact thing to the original symbol. Is ...
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How to scale a tikz graph

I would like to enlarge a diagram made with the \graph command, because the arrows at the current scale look too short to me. The options I have tried, however, seem to have no effect. I have tried ...
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Dashed or dotted scalable right brace in math mode wanted

How to to typeset a right brace which scales similarly to the left one in the "cases" environment and is dashed or dotted at the same time? The code below is almost ok---except that the curly bracket ...
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Fixing horizontal axis in pgfplots [duplicate]

I have the following plot and I would like to have the horizental axis fixed, but it scales and therefore I cannot see the details of the values between 0-50. To be more specific, in the horizental ...
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pdfsavepos and scalebox

For aligning the notes in a beamer presentation (using PGFPages to put the notes page directly next to the presentation slides) at the same vertical position where the text was outputted, I use ...
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How do I draw on images embedded with \includeimage in TikZ with pixel accuracy?

I want to draw on an image which I embedded using \includeimage: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[anchor=south west,inner sep=0] (image) at (0,0) {\...
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Automatically make three brackets the same size

I would like to do something like left[ and right], but with an additional | in between which automatically has the same size as the left/right. This comes from the way I denote conditional ...
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How to autoscale and autoalign a TikZ picture to the surrounding text?

I'm designing some icons with TikZ to be used in my text. As a working example for this question let's a take a simple arrow: \tikz[->]{\draw[>=stealth] (0,0)--(1,0);} How can I treat this ...
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How to scale figures and table to text width?

I'm inserted figures and tables in my document in the following way: \begin{figure}[!htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=110mm]{figure.jpg} \caption{The caption.} \label{fig:label} \end{figure} \...
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What's the right way of making my table of contents fit on the title page?

I'm writing a document with the article class. I have a not-so-short but not-so-long table of contents, which I would like to place on the title page, under the \maketitle. My problem: It spills over ...
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Why are minumum width and minimum height options not affected by scale?

I have noticed that when I use the scale option in a TikZ picture, the values of minimum width and minimum height are not scaled. A MWE (both pictures are exactly the same, only the scale parameter ...
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Cache math content in savebox and account for math style

I am using Create a \savebox in a Group and have it available outside of group to cache some math content. However, I realized that there may be a case where the same math content needs to be cached ...
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Why does pdfTeX use character expansion instead of line scaling?

In order to achieve better spacing and line breaking, pdfTeX can expand fonts. The user decides how much stretching and shrinking is allowed for each desired font, and in what increments. However, ...
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Tikz: Creating narrow arrow heads / disproportionate scaling

I want to use arrow heads that look like the triangle 45, but due to my technical background I would like to get the opening angle smaller (and overally smaller in relation to the line width). My MWE ...
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Bigger headline numbers without changing the height of the headline

I have made the section numbers in the headlines appear in the margin with this code \newlength\mylen \setlength\mylen{\dimexpr\oddsidemargin+7mm+\hoffset\relax} \titleformat{\section} {\...
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Scaling issues with Tikz

I have two Tikz block code one after the other in my document in an enumerated list, Why does the following code scale the two Tikz figure differently? I am using the tkz-euclide package. \...
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tikzpicture[ ] and axis[ ] do not align

I would like to combine figures drawn outside of the scope of axis but inside the scope of \tikzpicture with figures inside the \axis environment. However they seem to leave in a different reference ...
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How to make a page bigger without affecting the text inside? (Useful for drafts with notes)

I have a document such as the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{todonotes} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{showframe} \begin{document} \...
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how to scale each dimension of an image with different ratio

I would like to scale an image file for each dimension differently for example 50% of the x dimension or 25% of the y dimension. Thank you very much.
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How can I use resizebox within a custom environment (or is there a better way to scale an environment's contents)?

I'd like to create a custom environment that automatically expands my syntactic trees to a specific width. I am using the xparse LaTeX3 syntax for my environments. Relevant Snippet: I would like to ...
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PgfPlots: Scale X-Axis Non-linearly

I want to scale x-axis in a non-linear way. That is, for example, I want to have ticks 1,2,45,100,400 with equal distance between each of them. The scale between 1 and 2 , 2 and 45, etc., should be ...
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Excluding commands from TikZ scale

I am looking for a solution to exclude some TikZ commands from the scale influence. The scale option consolidates the tikzpicture and scales it as a whole, I am looking for a way to remove certain ...
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paracol and scaled fonts misaligned

I am using pararcol with english and arabic. The arabic font is scaled up in size and this causes a misalignment of lines, not just within paragraphs, cumulatively, but also of the first paragraph ...
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Scale Figure with subfigure

I have figure that made of two subfigures, the problem is the figure is larger than my page I want to scale the whole figure to fit into my page (with caption and everything how can I do it) \begin{...
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Error `tikzscale` package when scaling a figure, containing two axis environments next to each other, to the text width

I have a figure environment with which I depict two pgfplots axis environments next to each other. I want to scale the figure such that it uses the full \textwidth. I attempt to do so by means of the ...
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Arrows of arbitrary length

Sometimes I need to type an arrow between nouns in my text, e.g.: Foo $\rightarrow$ Bar $\rightarrow$ Baz Is there any way to adjust the length of the arrow? I have tried with \scalebox but it also ...
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How to reduce font size in equation for text

I have a slide in my beamer presentation that looks like: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} $$ y= 1/x \qquad \scriptscriptstyle {\mbox{For}~ x>0} $$ $$ y= 1/x \qquad \...
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Scale chemfig molecule in beamer with tikz

I want to show three different molecules on a beamer slide. The slide contains a tikzpicture (for positioning and uncovering together with the other elements), three nodes contain one molecule each. ...
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Change TikZ Scale for One Path

I would like the orange dot to be a circle. How do I make that happen while keeping otherwise intuitive/straightforward numbers in the code? Or is there no easy way to do that? This code \...
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Log scale, ticks scaling and natural numbers

I want to reproduce this logaritmic scale with this kind of scaling and these ticks, how can I do? Here it is the code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{semilogxaxis}[xmin=1,xmax=7,ymin=0,...
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Automatically fit the graphics in the remaining space of a Beamer slide

I want to put a figure in some part of the presentation (beginning, middle or end of the slide). I want the figure to be adjusted to the height of the available space while keeping the aspect ratio ...
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Fit table to page

I am new to latex and struggling a bit to fit a regression table onto one page (portrait). At the moment I am using \resizebox but cannot quite get it work. I found a similar thread which relies on ...