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

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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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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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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 ...
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LaTeX Scale Adjacent Terms' Grouping Symbols Together

I have two adjacent terms in a LaTeX equation, and I'd like the brackets around both to scale to the height of both terms. For example \left[ a \right] \left[ \frac{b}{c} \right] generates: I'd ...
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Cant scale x-Axis to textwidth

I want to plot some measured values. The y-axis contains the the voltage and the x-axis time stamps. I used matlab2tikz to create this plot: If I want to plot the graph, the x-axis is not scaled to ...
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Tikz Scaling and Positioning

I cannot scale the first picture. scale=0.6 does not work. Also I cannot vertically align the picture. I want top of text and top of figure are same. See figures in the following examples. ...
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Scale sideways subfigure to fit to page

I have a document with subfigures that are printed sideways with rotating. I need to scale that figure (with subfigures) to fit to page. %% LyX 1.6.7 created this file. For more info, see ...
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Page placement using blowup package

I am trying to rescale a book which has the dimensions 152x229 mm set with the geometry package into 165x242mm using the blowup package. After some messing around I have managed to get it to rescale ...
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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 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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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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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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Alignment and scaling of nested subfigures

Update: Read this first I originally asked this question to find out how I would show a large image with magnified portions of the same image next to it. I was doing this by manually cropping copies ...
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How to scale a scheme in chemfig, using the figure environment

I am trying to scale a reaction scheme generated with chemfig to .9/textwidth. Below is my MWE. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{chemfig} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \begin{document} ...
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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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Consistent font size in EPS image that are scaled?

Assume that at creation time (of an EPS image) the final 'size' of the image is not known. However, this one EPS is used multiple times in different sizes within different documents. But the font size ...
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Scaling a pst-3dplot to fit a Beamer frame

I'm new to pstricks. I was looking for an automatic way of resizing a plot. I'm trying to fit a 3d plot, generated using pst-3dplot, into a beamer frame. However, I'm not able to make it look good ...
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scaling equation within margin

I have split an equation across several lines but I couldn't remain perfectly within the margin. The input is \begin{equation*} \begin{split} & ...
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Reduce float size to fit page

I've got a longish sidewaystable which currently is to large for its page. At least with \footnotesize it is. With \scriptsize it becomes too small, which looks strange and is hard to read. Is there ...
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Scale single symbol in math mode

I am using the Baskervald font with KP fonts for the maths font. It is very nice, but it needs some manual fine-tuning. For example, the \star command gives an (oversized) italic star, which should ...
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How to scale a dirtree inside a figure?

I drew a tree structure with \dirtree. This tree is located in a {figure} environment. It is possible to adjust the size of the figure? With \includegraphics one can do it with scale. Is there a ...
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Text boxes with scalable image as background

Is it possible to define text boxes with modifiable with and height which use a background image which should scale when you modify the width or height of the box. More complicated, it should be ...
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Scaling pgfplots matching papersize

I'm facing some problems at the moment with scaling some diagrams so that they each fit on a page (landscape) in my appendix. Does anyone has some suggestions how to solve this? Any help would be ...
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Scaling External Asymptote File within the Current Document

I have diagrams generated in Asymptote stored in external files. Is it possible to input the files into my current LaTeX document and to choose the scale factor within the current document? The ...
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\textheight in LaTeX does not correspond to the size of the frame when using \resizebox

I am trying to add a table to my Beamer presentation and is trying to resize it to the frame. To illustrate here is a working example where the table is originally too high to fit into the page. When ...
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How to resize a fomula inside a block?

I would like to insert a formula as a block in my presentation: \begin{block}{concretization}{ $\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.5}% \begin{array}{l} \gamma \rightarrow ... \end{array}$ ...
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Latex: How to apply smaller size to all Figures/Tables contained in a Tex document

Figures/Tables do not fit into the page, so that some tables get cut by their right side (imagine that I cannot see the end of the table on its right side). Here is the complicated part: My ...
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Global scaling of images in html output (only) of htlatex

I have the following MWE with some images: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisici elit: \begin{centering} ...
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Always scale and clip background image so it fills the page

I have learned from other answers how to use an image file as background and make it transparent. Since my background files do not necessarily have the exact page dimensions (they are provided by ...
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typing a straightline next to a dfrac? [duplicate]

I would like to type how do I do it? Thanks!
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Stretch image width within a two-column layout in ConTeXt

Background Trying to place an image within two-column text. Problem The image renders as follows, where the vertical bar is the column separator: Code The following code produces the problem ...
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How to automatically scale inline TikZ code in subscripts?

I want to use inline TikZ code to create my own subscript symbol. For example something like $V_{\tikz{ \draw [|->] (0,0) -- (2ex,0); }}$ The problem is that it is not scaled. The length of the ...
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How to resize a line with the text height with TikZ?

I made a new style of quoting. But I have to put the line height and width of the quote manually. Someone have a solution for make a environment with just 2 or 3 parameters? The quote, the author ...
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Force sideways graphic to fit page

I'm using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,10pt,b5paper,twoside]{report} \usepackage[lmargin=25mm,rmargin=25mm,tmargin=27mm,bmargin=30mm]{geometry} \usepackage[comma]{natbib} ...
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TikZ scaling graphic and adjust node position and keep font size

I have several pictures in my thesis. I want to draw arrows with text over these pictures. After that I want to scale the picture, but the node position should adjust to the scaling and arrows, and ...
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Scalable node shape size

I can adjust the shape of nodes using commands such as minimum width or inner xsep, but these require explicit units. When I scale the entire figure (\begin{tikzpicture} [scale=0.5]) it does not scale ...
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TikZ: the scale option changes font size

When I use \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=X] with X<1/X>1 then font size of text in the picture is also changed. I need to use [scale=2] or [scale=0.5] and to preserve font size (e.g. normalsize). ...
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TikZ: scaling the tikz picture environment

If I scale the TikZ picture environment, everything should scale by a factor of x correct? If that is the case, why would some code not scale or scale incorrectly when it is in the environment? For ...
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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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Formatting and scaling

How to fix this equation \begin{eqnarray} \frac{1}{2} (1-\varepsilon^2)\left(\partial_\tau \phi\right)^2 &= \frac{1}{2} \left(1-\epsilon ^2\right)\left( -\frac{S \epsilon \sin\tau ...
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Scaling Tikz picture without overlapping text

I have a simular issue to the question asked in : TikZ picture overlaps with text I have tried the solution provided by Jake. This makes that my picture fails to resize (scale) as i intend. Whether i ...
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Overlapping Page Headers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Chapter title in header too long I'm using LaTeX to write a report, but some of the sections and subsections have long titles, and these titles overlap in the header of ...
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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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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 scale a tikzpicture in an external file for a beamer slide?

I have this tikz diagram in a separate document. I use the standalone package to include it into my presentation. However, I experience several problems: Setting the included picture size Scaling ...
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Footer scaling with scalebox

I use a pspicture to draw a electric diagram in one of my slides with beamer, and I've got a pause-command within the pspicture (to make thing appear). I use \scalebox to make my picture enter the ...
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Missing $ inserted while adding resizebox

This is probably a noob error. I get a "Missing $ inserted" error when compiling the following code: \item $% \begin{array}{c} w_{M}>w_{F} \\ \text{or }w_{F}>w_{M}% \end{array}% :\left\{ ...