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

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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) ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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Problem with scaling multiple tikz picture in one line

This is one of the first figures I drew with latex. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usetikzlibrary{intersections} ...
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longtable inside adjustbox

The following longtable (or longtabu) is too wide. Naive as I am, I have put the table into a adjustbox, but it does not compile. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{tabu} ...
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Rescaling gnuplottex to fit in subfigure

I would like to use gnuplot environments (from the gnuplottex package) in subfigures (from the subcaption package). How can I change the size of the gnuplot graph, so that it will fit into the ...
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Various table formatting problems

I've been trying to format a table for my thesis for two days and it just doesn't work. I've already searched everywhere for answers but couldn't find them and/or understand them. Here's what I want ...
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Error when including .tex file created with XCircuit in Latex mode

I've recently created an eps figure using XCircuit. Labels of the components written in "LaTeX Mode" to have the default LaTeX font. When i try to compile my .tex file i get the following error: ...
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Align table horizontally - rescale

I would like to align horizontally two tables, if necessary rescaling them, to put them on the same line. Obviously even the caption must be scaled, remaining aligned with the center of the table. ...
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insert a scaled picture on the right side of the page on an existing picture in latex

I am new user of latex. Can I insert a scaled image on the right side of the page?While, I have already full size image on the same page. There is no text on this page. Thanks in advance. ...
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pgfplots: locally activating linear scale in a log scale plot

I have the following short example: \documentclass[tikz,10pt]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Scalable font does not actually scale? pdflatex

I imagined that a scalable font could be scaled to any number. Apparently not? MWE: % !TEX TS-program = pdflatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode ...
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Font scaling: Shrink all fontsizes locally

I have a section at the end of my document that contains various elements that do not trivially react to writing \small in front of the section (e.g. \printbibliography, but also some custom ...
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Horizontally and vertically center a figure and scale to fill the whole page in landspape orientation

I want to have an image that fills a landscape page. I have tried: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pdflscape} %Gives us landscape pages with ...
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Automatically adjust height of `\tikzpicture` to match height of `minipage` environment

Is there a way to scale the tikzpicture so that the two minipage environments have the same height? Code: \documentclass[8pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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How to add a scaled option to arev package?

The arev package provides extended version of BitStream Vera Sans fonts but without scaled option. The bera package uses beraserif, berasans and beramono with scaled option (via t1fve.fd, t1fvm.fd ...
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Combine universal and existential quantfiers

I want to combine the existential and universal quantifiers so that the left part of the universal quantifier match the right of the existential. To do so I defined the command: ...
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Tikzpicture also scaling “dashed”, “dotted”, etc., patterns [duplicate]

I was wondering why predefined patterns like dashed, dotted, thick, etc., do not scaled when scaling the complete tikzpicture environment. Minimal Example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to scale a figure including picture using tikzscale?

I'm having troubles with the tikzscale package. I'm trying to insert arrows above a picture. And, when I do so, I have the following error : "! Package tikzscale Error: Requested to scale unscalable ...
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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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Crop an image in tikz using 2 points of reference and a height

Consider the following code: % DOCUMENT TYPE \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} % PACKAGES \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Using symbol “{” in big size

I want to use to symbol { in big size and I tested $\left\{$ but it is not functional. So, I need to help for writing this symbol.
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Side by side figures adjusted to have equal height

I have two graphics of different dimensions which I would like to put into my document side by side such that: The two figures are scaled to have the same height. The two figures take up the entire ...
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Asymptote: prevent label scaling in 3d perspective

Is there a simple way to prevent labels from scaling based on their distance to the camera in a perspective 3d view? (For example, see the first comment on this question or page 65 of this tutorial.) ...
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Longtable & scalebox

I have a very long table which i decided to make smaller using scalebox (successfully) and also split into two pages using longtable. However, no matter how hard I try, I cannot run those two things ...
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Setting table-width exactly to linewidth

I'm trying to create a table with exactly the same width as the surronding text. I would expect that the command \resizebox{\linewidth}{!}{..table..} should do the job. However, the tables width is ...
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Maximum figure width when using bmcart class

I am writing a paper for a journal and have to use the bmcart class of the BioMed Central template found here (direct link to ZIP file). I am using it with two columns: ...