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

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What is truecm?

In examples found around the web, some people specify lengths such as width=5truecm with \includegraphics or the geometry package. How is this different from regular 5cm?
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Wrong place for hyperref link in scaled tikz picture

I have a TikZ picture with a node containing a minipage with an itemize environment; each item is a hyperref to other sections of the document. When scaling the image (for example with ...
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Fit the height of the chapter number to n-times the height of the chapter name

I would to get the chapter number tall n-times the chapter name in order to have a better proportion between the two elements. Why I get errors and how can I fix that behaviour? I thought something ...
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Why can't I scale my image?

I'm using the graphics package and I can insert my graphic into the document without any difficulty, apart from the fact that it's huge! I am using the following command: \documentclass{article} ...
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Includegraphics maximum width

With \includegraphics I can give the width of the resulting image (which would be scaled). How can I give a maximum width of the image? That is, if the original is smaller than X, I'd like to keep ...
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Scaling a (beamer)poster output

I use beamerposter with pdfLateX. I normally make the poster for A0 page size but need to reduce the size of (scale) the poster to a specific width to fit a smaller size frame used for showing posters ...
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How can I write a long equation in multi line scaled to text width?

I want to write a long equation over several lines, but result looks highly irregular. How can write this equation better, preferably with all equation occupying the same wide? ...
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How do I rescale cropped material with pdfcrop

I'm running pdfcrop (version 1.31) on Mac OSX. From what I read on pdfcrop page I should be able to rescale the size of the final document. The suggested approach is pdfcrop infile.pdf letter ...
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Set variable with mathematical expression

I need to do something like the following, \includegraphics[width=(\textwidth - 50mm)/2]{myfig.eps} What keywords can I use to search for doing this operation? Everything I've searched for was ...
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Set standard default scaling of \includegraphics

I am using Sphinx and the plantuml package to include UML diagrams. The plantuml package for Sphinx generates the following LaTeX code: \includegraphics{%s} Anyways - the diagrams are to big, so ...
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Change default width of images in graphicx package

Is it possible to change the default width of an image included via \includegraphics (from the graphicx package) to a custom value, for example \linewidth. So I want something like this: ...
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Scaling tikz mindmaps within a beamer frame

I recently discovered tikz and I fell in love with it! However, I am having some annoying issues when I try to include a tikz mindmap in beamer. Problem is that I can't manage to have the mindmap ...
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Find optimal figure size to fit two images on one page

I often encounter a situation where I would like to fit two or three figures on one page. I define my figures as follows: \begin{figure}[htpb] \centering ...
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How to scale a tikz picture?

I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \graphicspath{{images/}} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, 114, 255} \usecolortheme[named=LHCblue]{structure} ...
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Scaling cmtt to match times

I want to use Times Roman (times) as the default font and Computer Modern Typewriter (cmtt) for monospaced text. However, Computer Modern is a little too large. How do I scale it down document-wide? ...
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Scaling problem with fontspec package and \footnote.

footnote does not scale properly with using fontspec. Any idea how to solve this problem? Already tried realscripts and xltxtra but no luck. Thanks, \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to fit a wide table

I see that many people have already asked the same question, but unfortunately I can't make it work for me at the moment. So, once again, how can I centre and fit tables larger than that to my report? ...
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Changing scale using TeXgraph

I'm using TeXgraph to create figures and stuff, being a bit lazy and not wanting to code everything. I chose to export the code into tikz to use with tikzpicture. The outcome is great if I don't have ...
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Scaling figures / graphics inside table [closed]

I have the following code: \begin{table}[ht] \begin{tabular}{c c c} Name & Number of crossings & Arf invariant \\ \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{../images/unknot.jpg} & 0 & 0 \\ ...
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How to scale all fonts (in the whole document) by certain factor or percentage?

Is there a way to scale the font size of all text in a LaTeX document by a certain factor, something like \scalealltext{factor=0.95}? Edit: Text should reflow, so as to fit (a bit) more text on a ...
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Disable scientific notation for Y-axis and data in pgfplots?

I've been trying to figure out how to change the chart from scientific notation to just show the 5 digit numbers. I've tried scale and scale ticks with not success. How can I change the y-axis and ...
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Figures not obeying margins

I have a few figures in my document not obeying the margin constraints: \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} Most do. But these one's don't... they are defined as the ...
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How to scale a Gantt figure?

Sketch: I was trying to scale a Gantt chart in order to fit in to a Beamer presentation. Suppose I have some gantt chart bigger than the presentation rectangle: \begin{figure} ...
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Problem resizing an itemize environment with a \scalebox: “Something's wrong”

I have a \block containing a \itemize: \begin{block}{title} % \scalebox{0.8}{ \begin{itemize} \item 1... \item 2... \end{itemize} % } \end{block} I try to use \scaleboxand ...
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Stretching text vertically

Is it possible to stretch text vertically? Like this:
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Beamer with Tikzpicture. How to change scale of picture and distance between lines of nodes?

I am a beginner in LaTeX, trying to convert a presentation in beamer. I am experiencing difficulties with the scale option that does not seem to work, and I cound not find a way to reduce slightly ...
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Scaling down all the equations using one single command?

I am about to submit an article with lots of equations in there (defined in both equation and align environments and I also have lots of inline math of course). There is a maximum page limit for the ...
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Enlarged Characters

for a presentation about Chinese characters I need to enlarge a single character so that it takes about the size of 1/4 of the page (I plan to show 4 different characters in some kind of grid, which I ...
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How to deal with PDF figures

I can insert JPEG figures in publications, but when it comes the time to include PDF figures (I prefer them for graphics because of its vectorial nature) I cannot scale them properly. I am using ...
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How to resize a matrix?

I want to see How to reduce the size of a matrix ? I have this code: \begin{center} \[ \begin{blockarray}{cccccc} {\{1\}\{2\}\{3\}} & ...
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Trouble Putting Figure in \resizebox

I would like to create an array of tikzpictures on a beamer slide by beginning a figure environment and creating four subfloats inside it (using the subfigure package). Strangely, this exact process ...
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how to set the canvas and font size in TikZ?

I am using TikZ to draw standalone pictures using the PreviewEnvironment (which cuts the PDF size around the picture). I then import the PDF figure inside LaTeX using \includegraphics. Let say my ...
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LaTeX scaling tikzpicture does not work

The TikZ picture in the following code does not scale correctly. It overlaps with text. If I comment out transform canvas={scale=0.5} then it works correctly (but I would like to scale everything). ...
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Fit large image on one page with section title

I have a large image that needs to be scaled and put onto one page, which has a section title as well. The image should fill the maximum space avaiable. I tried passing different arguments to the ...
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Scale all TikZ images in a document by the same factor

Is it possible to scale all TikZ pictures in a document by the same factor globally? Something like \usepackage[scale=0.9]{tikz} doesn't work.
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how to make subscripts automatically choose font size

Would it be possible to make subscripts in math mode automatically choose a smaller font when a subscript is in uppercase? E.g., if I have sA, the "A" would appear quite big. Is it possible to tell ...
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Magnify document

I've written about a hundred or so lectures in LaTeX, all of which include a separate preamble document for consistency and ease of maintenance. Now that I have a SMARTboard in my classroom, I would ...
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beamer: Scaling document icons in the bibliography

Bibliographies can be typeset in a smaller font size by redefining the \bibfont macro (if one uses natbib or biblatex) or by simply appending the definition of \thebibliography. This also works with ...
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Perfectly scale line, paragraph, image, anything up to textwidth

I want to scale a multi line text up to the available textwidth. I found something here: pgfplots: how can I scale to text width? and here: ...
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Automatically scale an XY-Matrix in the Index of a math symbol

Consider the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[all,2cell]{xy} \UseAllTwocells \newcommand{\partinto}[3][]{% \xymatrix@C=.85em@1{% *+{#2\,} ...
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unscalable oldstyle numbers through \newfont with XeLaTeX (Minion)

In what is below, the \newfont command does not scale the numbers. I would like to know why. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures={Common}, Numbers={OldStyle}]{Minion ...
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Tikz's picture: out of the page margin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to scale a tikzpicture to \textwidth Shrink figure only when necessary? As you can see the third rectangle is out of the right margin...how can I fix this issue? ...
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Tikz's picture scaled and wrapped

I need to wrap the text around my tikz picture. But as you can see, scaling the picture give me problems about the position of the shaded axis between "pompa" and "turbina". How can i fix this ...
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How to align two images side by side and to scale them automatically to use whole slide?

I have two images. How do I align them side by side and scale them so that both of them together occupy the whole horizontal space in a beamer presentation? \begin{frame} \frametitle{Inconsistency} ...
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unicode-math and braces scaling

I am trying to create a minimal lualatex distribution, and hence try to eliminate as much non OTF fonts as possible (I try to get rid of the .afm, .pfb, .map, etc files to save space). Everything is ...
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Scaling tikzpicture with Babel spanish package

I have the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,shapes,arrows,positioning,chains} ...
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How to keep aspect ratio of marks in TiKZ plot when using different xscale and yscale?

I would like to scale my TiKZ plots using different scale for X axis and Y axis. The problem I had is the plot markers size are affected by the scale and do not maintain the aspect ratio. How do I ...
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How do I export adjustbox-parameters?

I have got two adjustboxes (from the adjustbox package). Now I need to give the second box the same totalheight as the one which the first box got. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etex} ...
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Horizontal character width scaling

I'm interested in saving space by scaling all characters in a passage of text to, say 95% of their normal horizontal character widths. In Microsoft Word this is done with the Scale field under the ...
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Scale/Resize a single letter in mathmode with its subscript/superscript unchanged

Is there a way to do this? Currently I am using something like the following to do the job on scaling of a single letter in an equation: \[ \int_{\Omega} (u - \text{\Large $\Pi_{\Omega}$} u) v \, dx ...