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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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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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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 ...
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Making node's fonts larger when using the qtree package

I'm using the qtree package in LaTeX, but the tree nodes have very small text. I'm also using \scalebox to scale down the tree since it does not fit in the page. Is there a way to increase the size ...
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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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Getting a larger font (NOT \fontsize)?

I am trying to get some playing cards made with the help of the allrunes package. However, the package "only" comes with fonts up to 35pt installed. If I set \fontsize to something larger, pdflatex ...
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Inkscape PDF resizing

I'm trying to include some PDF I saved in Inkscape and change the width and the height at the same time. Is this possible? I tried \svgheight and it did not take both values at the same time. This is ...
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\includegraphics[width=40mm], reserves correct space, but includes full size image

I'm using the following code to include an image. The reserved space in the resulting .pdf document is correct and changes according to the width I set. Nevertheless, the .png is always embedded in ...
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Retrieve the current font, scale it, and change the font to that version

I'm using Plain TeX (and eplain, if that matters). I would like to be able to generically scale the current font, no matter how the current font has been set. For example, I want to write a macro ...
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Table-aligned, randomized, repeatingly smaller icons for eyesight-chart

My daughter needs to train her eyesight in accordance to the LEA eyesight chart tests. I have manually created a new chart for her, but it really takes a long time randomzing the four icons and ...
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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\{ ...
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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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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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Figure positions and sizing

I have the following figure code : \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[scale=.7,bb=0 0 804 401]{f5.png} \caption{Case Adaptation \cite{16} } \label{fig:f5} \end{figure} Even ...
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Matlab to pdflatex with text properties

I know that this might be more a detail rather than a serious problem but I've already Googled it like crazy and I can't find the solution. Is it possible to achieve a MATLAB plot in pdflatex with ...
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Define the size of an imported picture

Is it possible to use the width of the paper as a variable in order to set the width of an imported graphics? For instance when I want the picture size to be the width of the paper, minus 3 ...
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matrices too big to fit the width of a page

When I type matrices in beamer class, they are often too big to fit the width of a page. What is the way to make the matrices smaller? I also want to make the font of the entries of these matrices ...
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Scaling and positioning TikZ figures in equation environments

I am trying to use TikZ figures as part of an equation, but I am only able make either the positioning or the scaling appear correctly. For instance, giving my figures the correct size using ...
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Use \textwidth for Image width Only when it outgrows the page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shrink figure only when necessary? Consider that you have this: \includegraphics{some_image_in_pdf.pdf} This will now take its original width, but if you want it to ...
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How to fake mid-caps with LaTeX? (I.e. How to stretch characters of a font?)

Background As discussed in this question, one would often like to use small caps for abbreviations, however, mixed case acronyms such as OpenMP look rather odd (see example 2 below): The problem ...
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Animate package - output graphic size is smaller than original

I successfully created an animation PDF from mulitple PDF pages by using the animate package, but the problem is that the output graphics size is about half the size of the original. How can I ...
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pgfplots axis scaling

Is it possible to define in pgfplots that y should correspond to Y cm in my plot? I know how to do this in tkz-fct, so let me add an tkz-fct example to make more clear what I want: ...
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Scale image to page width?

I use \inclugraphics[scale=TRYING TO GUESS THE NUMBER FOR PAGE WIDTH]{...} but I find this errorsome, is there some ready flag to set the image to page width? I usually use PNG and JPG photos.