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

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Scaling (and annotating) images in a rotated matrix of tikz nodes, scaled to page size?

In the MWE below, which currently results with this output (click for full-res): ... I want to: Arrange four images in 2 rows, 2 columns, for which I've used a \matrix of \tikz nodes, Have them ...
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TiKZ matrix of objects

I am drawing diagrams which consist of grids, some cells of which are filled with circles, like this: I created this picture with \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.6] \draw[shift={(0.5,0.5)}] (0,0) ...
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Scaling images when inputting a tex file

I am using Xcircuit to produce images which creates an eps picture and has latex symbol which is overlays on top of it. I would like to be able to scale the image as well as the symbols. i tried the ...
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LaTeX Table Generator

I'm new in Latex and I should deal with huge number of tables in different ways and limited time, for that I used LaTeX Table Generator website to make the process easier. Could you guys tell me what ...
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High precision \includegraphics for LaTeX

\includegraphics produces boxes whose witdth and height are about 0.5pt off: \usepackage{graphicx} ... \setbox0\hbox{\includegraphics[width=\textwidth,height=\textheight]{mypic}} \showthe\textheight ...
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Best figure size adjustment when dealing with different image sizes

I have a script which automatically creates a beamer presentation with several .ps images, each one inserted in a distinct frame. Those images consist on graphs built using GraphViz. The script is ...
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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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Latex: Figure is too large for PDF

I am a graduate student working on a research paper. I am using WinEdit 8.1. I am new to latex but I am almost finished with the paper. I am have issue inserting a picture into the document. ...
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Resize table and caption

I usually apply a \scalebox to resize things, but I always stumble upon the fact that I cannot simply include a \caption{...} in the \scalebox. As an alternative to \scalebox, I found I may use ...
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Importing .pdf image created by Inkscape UNSCALED [closed]

I created a simple drawing in Inkscape, which I exported as .pdf to include it into a LaTeX file. In the image I want to have a nice 5mm grid. (Created using Extensions->Render->Grids...) If I ...
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LaTeX figure labeling using overpic: rescaling problems

I am using the overpic package to lay over different pictures in LaTeX. I am also labeling the axes of the figure using \put. The problem is say I have labeled the figure correctly. Now, sometime ...
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\resizebox and page sizes

What is the exact operation and syntax for resizing an object? I am writing a macro package for printing on multiple paper sizes, including A4 2-column, eBook-size, portrait and 9inx6in WEB browsable ...
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Text scaling for beamerposter

I am making a poster for a conference using the beamerposter package. I have made my own style file. However, I am unable do decide what would be the right scaling for the poster to be seen well. I ...
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scaling position of a graphic image in a table

I am trying to scale an image of a circle in the left of the exercise , the exercise is written in form of a table made of 3 columns, one for the points, the second is for the question and I want the ...
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Preserving font size in scalebox

I'm using a scalebox around a picture. There's text inside it. I'd like the text size to keep constant even if I change the scale factor. \scalebox{0.5}{ \begin{picture}(360,255)(0,0)% ...
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How to scale algorithm to fit in one frame and centered in the frame at same time?

Originally, the algorithm is too long to fit in the frame. If I use the \scalebox{0.8}{}, it can fit in the frame but doesn't look like to be centered in the frame. Here is the code and output. First ...
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Why do these TikZ intersections scale incorrectly?

In the following MWE, the shaded region scales incorrectly. The problem seems to involve the intersection calculations. What's the problem here? Here's the MWE, without scaling: ...
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How to define a figure size so that it consumes the rest of a page?

Sometimes I don't need to have a specific picture size, but for layout reasons I would like to scale the image so that the rest of the page is filled. How can I achieve that?
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Keepaspectratio option for tikz picture

In my current document I have both pictures from file and tikz pictures. For the output I use both, landscape (for screen reading) and portrait (for print). For pictures loaded from file i use the ...
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Scale .pgf image but preserve font size

Using Matplotlib, I generated a .pgf image. import matplotlib matplotlib.rcParams.update({"pgf.texsystem": "pdflatex"}) from matplotlib.pyplot import subplots, show from numpy import linspace x = ...
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Passport photographs using resize

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{ifthen} \newlength{\oH} \newlength{\oW} \newlength{\rH} \newlength{\cH} \newcommand\PrintImage[3]{% width, height, image ...
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\textwidth within \resizebox

I want to the final row of a table to display the notes, spanning across all columns, using \multicolumn{#}{p{\textwidth}}{}. This does not work properly in connection with resize, because textwidth ...
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Trying to print to 11x17 as a book, but scale pages with booklet, margin problems

I'm trying to print a book to be bound in signatures for a finished size of 6x9 inches. My printer duplexes but only prints 11x17. I used the booklet package and set source to 6x9, but when the ...
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Two-lined brace in tikz node

I want to produce a timeline in the tikzpicture environment that looks like this: But my code, gives me the following: So I need the brace around both lines of my node! My code now looks as ...
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pgf plots, barplot, irregular spacing between bars/columns

I've created a (grouped) bar plot with three groups of bars/columns, but it would be great if the space between the first and the second group would be a bit larger than the space between the second ...
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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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Calculate image sizing factor

How can I multiply a length e.g. \textwidth with two factors? Other way to express what I want to do is, How can I apply more than one mathematical expression within \includegraphics command? ...
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TikZ xscale \linewidth/width

I have a series of eps picture to be included in a LaTeX document. They need to be stretched to fit the linewidth, without mantaining their ratio. This solution works perfectly: ...
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Scale font sizes – match text font (Comfortaa) and math font

Before I start, I want to note that I don't know very much about (La)TeX's font system and find it to be very confusing and not very well-documented. I've read the "fntguide", but that only gives very ...
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Why has no one told me I can use rubber lengths for graphics? Is that bad?

I just had a thought. Quite commonly when I define a figure graphics I write something like: \begin{figure}[btp] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.95\textwidth] ...
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Horizontal character spacing using \resizebox

I have some LaTeX code that uses the \resizebox command to make some hipster text, but the compiled letters are not completely flush to each side. There is a slight space on each side of the line as ...
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MathJax won't render dynamically sized left/right braces (or parentheses, brackets, etc) [closed]

When I try something like: \left\{ x+y = z \\ 2x - 3y = yomamma , MathJax fails to render. At first I thought it was an issue with my website, but this problem also happens on the official MathJax ...
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Both scale and reduce height of graphics

This is how i add the graph in latexila \centerline{\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{e1.png}} Question is can I also reduce its height after I scale it? The reason I want to do this is because I don't ...
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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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\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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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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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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How to resize a matrix in beamer

Currently I am having problem in resizing the matrix. The following is the code: \begin{frame} \frametitle{XXX} $$\small\begin{pmatrix} I_{\frac{k}{2} \times \frac{k}{2}} & 0_{\frac{k}{2} ...
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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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Beamer-Using resizebox changes the position of an item in itemize

I am creating a presentation using beamer. In an itemize environment, I am using resizebox in particular item. When I use it, the position of the bullet changes, as seen in the next image My code ...
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Reduce vertical size of tikz plot

The following code generates a color mapped plot. I would like to reduce the vertical size however, and cannot figure out how. Can anyone give me a hint? \documentclass[a4paper,twocolumn]{article} ...
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Automatic scaling of kiviat diagrams

\documentclass[twoside,a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table]{xcolor} \usepackage[upright]{fourier} \usepackage{tkz-kiviat,numprint,fullpage} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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TikZ: different x, y scales but so that shapes maintain their aspects

I have some old pstricks code which I'm re-doing with TikZ. In my current picture, the x and y scales are different: \begin{tikzpicture}[xscale=1.8,yscale=4] However, this has the problem that ...
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How to type a tall / symbol?

Say I want \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \[cl(V, q) =\left (\sum_{r=0}^{\infty} \bigotimes^r V\right)/\{v\otimes v = -q(v,v)\}\] \end{document} How to make the "/" symbol longer to ...
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Fitting tables into beamer

I have some tables in my presentations that are rather big. I found out how to use \resizebox to fit them into my page. Unfortunately this only works for tables that are wide. For long tables, my ...
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How do I change the aspect ratio of gnuplot output?

How do I change the aspect ratio of the canvas of a gnuplot plot in LaTeX using the gnuplottex package? The following changes the aspect ratio of the output but not the canvas size, thus leaving a ...
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How to make math symbols bigger?

Is there a way to make math symbols bigger? Reason: I've used \sfrac{q}{m}, and those symbols appear far to small, so I would like to make them a bit bigger. edit: I just thought that \sfrac{q}{m} ...
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Nested environments to scale tikzpicture [duplicate]

I found this nice solution to scale a TikZ picture to \textwidth and wanted to use it within an own defined environment. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{environ} \makeatletter ...
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How could I use scalebox to rescale a table such that it fits exactly in the usable page width (i.e., between the margins)?

How could I use scalebox to rescale a table such that it fits exactly in the usable page width (i.e., between the margins)? Is there some way in which something such as \hsize could be used as an ...
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Smaller membership symbol

To mean that x is an element of X, we can write x \in X. However, in the standard packages, the membership symbol that results is too big; it draws too much attention to itself. This is especially ...