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

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Is it OK to scale image by changing its resolution?

Assume I have an image fruit240.jpg of 800 pixels by 600 pixels at resolution of 240 dpi. Normally I can scale it by half using the following way. \documentclass{article} ...
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Is there an equivalent to fontspec's Scale=MatchUppercase for pdflatex? Or how to find out the best scale for two fonts?

I am using XCharter and tgheroes. Although I do not use the sans in running text, I'd like to scale it accordingly. Is there any other way than just to do some T&E with the settings? Fontspec's ...
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How to use scalebox in captions? [duplicate]

This code: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Test \scalebox{3.0}{$\int$} test. \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{cc} A & B \\ C ...
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Symbols of height intermediate between \big and \Big needed

I consistently find that math symbols scaled with \big/\bigl/\bigr are too small and those scaled with \Big/\Bigl/\Bigr are too tall. Here is an example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Shrinking verbatim text

Heiko Oberdiek helped me a lot by finding a solution for shrinking text when needed. I want to apply this method to verbatim text as in the example below, but this is somehow forbidden (Something's ...
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Enlarge the integral sign proportional to its content

In LaTeX you have a command like \left(\right) to enlarge the brackets proportional to the content between the brackets. for instance \left(a\right) will produce smaller brackets than ...
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Multiple lines in equation environment

I have to put an two equations inside one equation environment. I could do it with this piece o code: \begin{equation} \begin{array}{ccl} \nabla \cdot F & = & \left(\frac{\partial}{\partial ...
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\scalebox doesnt compile

I want to scale down an equation and after trying lots of examples found on the internet I still cannot compile or see what is wrong. My code looks like: \usepackage{graphicx} .... \scalebox{0.7}{ ...
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\includegraphics[scale] makes plot figure (PDF) from smooth to serrated

I plot a function in Scilab and export to pdf image file. The pdf file looks very smooth as following. However, when I tried to include this smooth pdf file in LaTeX. It becomes serrated like. ...
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Scale Axis in PGFPlots without changing orientation

I'm trying to plot a data matrix using pgfplots and a surface plot. The method described in this question worked well for me: Using pgfplots, how do I arrange my data matrix for a surface plot so ...
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Scaling components in CircuiTikz

I would like to know how to scale a single component in CircuiTikZ. There are several possibilities to scale paths, a hole diagram, etc., but I didn't find a way to do so with a single component. ...
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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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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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Necessity of nested \text within math mode for proper \mathchoice-based scaling

Quick summary: \text can be used to ensure proper scaling with respect to the correct math style. When exactly should one use it for that purpose? What need is there for nested invocations of \text ...
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Problem with scaling used in \includegraphics

I have a question on scaling a graph when the graph is included using \includegraphics. A code snippet is below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Scale Feynman Diagrams to Poster Size

I am creating a poster using beamerposter, and I would like to include Feynman diagrams generated using feynmp. However, the native scaling of feynmp is indented for letter-size documents, and is far ...
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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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Automatic command insertion for successive capital letters

I work in a field with heavy use of acronyms. To make my documents visually more appealing, I like to use a moderate downscaling of the capital letters. \documentclass{article} ...
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Changing the title height in a beamer [closed]

How can I change the height of the title in the beamer? Height of the title block is big and I want to make it smaller and similarly the width of the left block is big and I want to make it smaller ...
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How to control the vertical distance between the descender and the ascender?

I want a text to be 0.5 cm tall, that is, the vertical distance between the descender and the ascender should be exactly 0.5 cm. How can I achieve that? Edit: The locations of the ascender, meanline, ...
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How to create a larger symbol?

How can I insert a larger symbol of textreferencemark. Exactly how can I use a larger font for the the output of the command \textbf{\textreferencemark}
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PSTricks : Power plant and Energy transfer schematic not scalable

Consider the following example by Thomas Söll at Manuel Luque's PSTricks blog: % latex filename.tex % dvips filename.dvi % ps2pdf filename.ps \documentclass[ a4paper, landscape, 12pt ...
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Wrong frame size in animation

Consider the following code (more or less this): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[ hmargin=2.4cm, vmargin=3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Scale down a array contained in an equation - beamer

I have an array inside an equation in a beamer presentation. I tried scaling it down using resizebox but it gives me error : \begin{equation} \label{eq:recursive} \resizebox{\linewidth}{!}{ ...
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Flipping Transistors with Circuiktikz

I was wondering if there was any way to flip a transistor or similar node component around in the circuitikz package? For the bipoles it's fairly simple as you just reverse the start and end, but for ...
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Resizing image and losing quality

I want to create a pdf document from images of different size and I fit each image to the text dimensions to include them in the document, with \includegraphics[width=\textwidth, height=\textheight, ...
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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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Rescale paragraph to fit margins or detect used width of paragraph

I want to write a command or similar that allows me to rescale a given paragraph to fit a given frame, keeping the aspect ratio. The problem is that the paragraph is usually manually set and not ...
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Scale of a {forest} tree

How can I change the scale of a tree made with the forestpackage? I work with beamer, and sometimes my trees are a bit too wide, so they finish after the limit of the frame : \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to resize a figure in Beamer?

In my presentation I put \tikzpicture, cases or \array in \figure, I am wondering if it is possible to resize the whole picture including caption with a factor. It seems that \resizebox{<horizontal ...
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Fit flowchart into one page

I am trying to create a flowchart using TikZ and i have few difficulties... My flowchart doesn't fit into one A4 page The text Yes \ No is on the line and not on the side of it. The size of decision ...
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Rescale tabular within math environment

I have made two tabulars, inside a pmatrix, inside a math environment (displaymath). The outcome doesn't fit on the page, does anybody know how I can scale my code, so that it fits? ...
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Scaling numbers taken from a different font?

I wonder if i can re-scale numbers from different font. For example i took times numbers using txr. Can i re-scale these numbers. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to arbitrarily stretch braces

I want to stretch the \rbrace command by an arbitrary vertical scale factor in order to have precise control over its size inside a TikZ picture. Surely there's a simply command to stretch it, any ...
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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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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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scriptscriptstyle-sized prime, with relative scaling

My question is closely related to How do you get a scriptscriptstyle-sized prime? However, I don't know how to use the answer to that question to solve my problem. In the first line of the sample ...
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How to get the available space for an image

I want to design a figure (in a external graphics editor, e.g, Illustrator) to exactly fit (without scaling!) the whole available space on an empty page of my document minus the caption of the figure. ...
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Adjustbox does not reduce table and tikzpicture widths

I'm redesigning lecture notes for a university class since the students wanted to read the notes on their tablets, e-book readers, etc. So I've written a Makefile with different targets for different ...
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Set picture size to size of a given box

I would like to use the picture mode in latex, but need to set the size of the drawing region to the size of some other box. I would normally do \begin{picture}(max_hor, max_ver)(ll_hor, ll_ver) ...
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How to align and scale pdf in the same way

I have a big image in PDF and I use software to split that PDF into 5 equal pieces. I am using pdflatex to insert each pdf in a separate page with \includegraphics by the same scale factor. I need to ...
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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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Resizing table when using package {threeparttable}

I'm using the {threeparttable} package because I want to use table notes, but I'm having a problem resizing my tables. If I use {adjustbox} to enclose {tabular} (or {tabularx}), I get an error ...
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Force page format with section title plus images

I have to add an appendix to my thesis where I have to put some graphs for many objects. The appendix is structured with a section for each object containing a series of graphs. What I want to do is ...
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Shrinking a font

I'm looking for a possibility to horizontally shrink the font I use in my whole document. I do not only mean the tracking of the letters, but also (if possible) to reduce the letter width by lets say ...
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Why could \usepackage{Sweave} be affecting my graphics scaling?

I'm using Sweave to produce a large, multi part academic thesis. I had neglected to specify \usepackage{Sweave} in my preamble, but everything was working fine until I added some verbatim output from ...
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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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Custom Tikz node with background graphics that scale to node size?

I have an SVG shape, which I'd like to use as a sort of a TikZ node border. The shape is basically a path with stroke effects - but the effects have been "baked in", so now I just have a non-stroked ...
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Latex posters - to scale or not to scale

I am designing a rather large poster (850mm x 2150mm) and trying to figure out whether to create it in actual size or whether to create a smaller version and scale it up afterwards. The two comments ...
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Scaling graph along x axis

I am trying to plot a symple graph with pgfplots but the numbers do not seem to appear right. Is it possible to somehow scale the left part of the graph? I would also like the numbers on the x axis ...