The standalone bundle allows users to easily place picture environments or other material in own source files and compile these on their own or as part of a main document

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standalone - Can I specify the font size in the document?

I'd like to define the font size in a standalone document so that it is identical to the one in my "real" big document. I have several standalone-documents. In those, I'd like to implement an ...
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modular chapters of a dissertation

I have several different chapters I would like to include into a dissertation. Each chapter is a standalone paper and has its own directory structure (figures, tables, etc.). I would like to retain ...
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Standalone: unique page per equation without white space

I'd like to create a document with several formulas and each formula is supposed to stand alone on a page. Here is an example: \documentclass[preview,varwidth ,multi,border=1pt]{standalone} ...
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Multiple tikzpictures in a standalone document

I have a standalone document of the form: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} %\documentclass{article} %\usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \newcommand{\tikzmark}[2]{\tikz[remember picture, ...
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How to make the (COMPLETE) preamble of a Standalone document available to a `Main Document`?

I am in the process of generating a lot of content for presentations and scripts. The standalone package and documentclass seems to be a very helpful, but I am running into an issue mentioned by Diac ...
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memoir and standalone package

My main document is based on memoir documentclass. For inclusion of figures I use standalone package. It collaborate fine. But I have problem, how to include in figures (using standalone document ...
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htlatex on file including files from subdirectories, and output directory

Parts of my issue has already been answered in different questions on this site and elsewhere, however none of them solves my problem as a whole. A question about just specifying the output directory ...
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Standalone and citation/cross-referencing from source document [closed]

How to cite or cross-reference an item from source document in a standalone document? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[mode=buildnew]{standalone} \begin{filecontents}{stdalone.tex} ...
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How can I set custom margins for standalone document? [duplicate]

How can I add white top/bottom/left/right margins in standalone documentclass? (So the generated PDF has those white margins) Or alternatively put the contents in an environment through which I can ...
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How to avoid copied code with the combination pgfplots/standalone?

I have a series of pgfplots-based figures that I compile to pdf images using the standalone package. I currently have one .tex-file per figure. The problem with this is that since it might just be the ...
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Weird blank space when drawing standalone tikz

I am drawing an tikz picture using standalone class, but there is weird blank space on the left side. My code is \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{kerkis} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Path problem with included file inside of a standalone file: part II

Someone asked an almost identical question before, here. However, the excellent answer(s) provided do not work if the standalone file is going to be built separately (with option mode=build or ...
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Placing text, includegraphics or a table above and below Tikz picture in standalone

The documents I am working with produce very large Tikz pictures (using Forest package) that span multiple horizontal and vertical pages in PDF. These pictures need to have titles, compbined of text, ...
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Bad math environment delimiter in standalone class [duplicate]

Given a file master.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{standalone} \begin{document} \input{sub} \end{document} and a file sub.tex: \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \[ 0 ...
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\newcommands in the \standalone file not recognized in the main file

Few \newcommands defined in my standalone .tex file containing tikz figure is not recognized in the main beamer .tex file. Please point out what extra lines should I write to make it work. Here is ...
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Compilation fails with eqnarray after reinstalling Miktex [duplicate]

I have a script that extracts math formulae from a tex file, produces a small standalone file for each formula and compiles it with pdflatex. The standalone pdf files are then used to produce png ...
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Combining beamer, tikz, externalize and standalone

I've read a bunch of questions and answers on these topics as well as the documentation of the external library for tikz. I suspect I fundamentally misunderstand what I'm doing. I have a mindmap ...
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Compilation fail standalone & pst-solides3d

I've got a PStricks schema made with both pst-solides3d and pst-3dplot, put (thanks to the standalone package) apart in a different file. The schema, when compiled itself, doesn't make any problems, ...
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Can we use enumerate with standalone class?

Can we use \enumerate with \standalone class? Isn't enumerate basic LaTeX? The minimal example, which does not compile with standalone but it does with article, is: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Compilation error after texlive update

I used to make animated pictures using pstricks and the beamer overlay syntax (eg. using \only<2>{<some pstricks code>}) with the standalone class. Here a MWE which did the work: ...
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Why do I get white space at the bottom of my diagram?

I have this code : \documentclass[tikz}]{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Pgfplots working as standalone but not in main document

Update 1 The data file can be downloaded here> 11855-4_RT.dat Original: In my main document I have been including a pgftable as: \SSTeTableTypeT %contains \pgfplotstableset - included in the end of ...
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Why does this Tikz tower look OK standalone but not when included as a figure in article?

I built two towers in Tikz. Because the document they will be included in takes a while to compile and because my Tikz skills are somewhat limited (so I need to compile often to check if I've done ...
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if i draw something using stand alone, how do i label the drawing (angles, sides,coordinates, etc.)

If I draw a triangle in stand alone, how do I label my drawing? I am able to draw my picture but I cant label any of the angles or sides.
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Problem with includestandalone of a tikz graphics

From my post (Circuitikz: arrows on the path and changing directions of arrow with variable resistor), Gonzalo Medina helped correct a variable resistor. However, when I use include standalone in my ...
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How to make table floats work with preview/standalone environment?

Couldn't make a table float work inside the preview environment: \documentclass[fontsize=16pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} \setlength{\PreviewBorder}{25pt} \begin{document} ...
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How to crop my page to the size of tikz graph

I want to crop the page to exactly fit the tikz graph in it. When i used standalone document class, all the page content became on one line. Here is my code \documentclass{standalone} ...
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pgfplot same size font in figures and same size figures

Hi I've created figures with standalone and pgfplot package. The figures output size are different to one another but more importantly the font size are different. I would like all figures to be of ...
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How to generate a series of \paused stand-alone TikZ images?

I've built a beamer presentation in which a TikZ graph is built up sequentially using \pause. Example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer Frame is fine in Standalone class, but header missing when main is compiled

I am able to compile the subfile perfectly well, but the main file deletes the header of the frame. Here is the standalone code: \documentclass[beamer]{standalone} \begin{document} ...
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\includestandalone does not create a pdf

Somehow \includestandalone from the standalone package does not create a pdf with this main file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Can the standalone document type be made compatible with tikzexternalize?

Code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{external} \tikzexternalize \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[circle,draw] at (2, 3) {}; \end{tikzpicture} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Consistent font size when using standalone TikZ pictures in a beamer presentation

I want to include a TikZ picture in a beamer presentation using the standalone package and I want a consistant size of the text in the picture and the rest of the frame. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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PSTricks with standalone class and newpage or pagebreak

Can I use page breaks with the standalone class with PSTricks? Are there limitations? Or is there some mistake in my code? I have been nearly successful in running the code below with PSTricks and ...
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Standalone package, preserve preamble

Is it in a way possible to preserve parts of a preamble of a standalone document? For example when I have a savebox or a macro inside it and don't want to repeat it in the preamble of my main ...
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\AtBeginDocument and \AtEndDocument for standalone

Using the commands \AtBeginDocument and \AtEndDocument with the standalone documentclass yields unexpected effects. I have the following three files. % main.tex \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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How to \maketitle in standalone

\maketitle does not seem to play very well with the standalone class. This document \documentclass{standalone} \title{Standalone does not like titles} \author{Me} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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Problems to get two graphics in different pages with standalone

In the following MWE I get a single page with the two graphics within: \documentclass[multi]{standalone} \standaloneenv{pspicture} \usepackage[dvipsnames, svgnames, prologue]{xcolor} ...
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Accessing colors defined by a beamer color theme for a standalone tikzpicture

This is a follow-up to this question. I use the standalone documentclass to externalize my tikzpictures. Now, I want to include it in a beamer presentation with its color theme set to, say, default. ...
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best practice to include (standalone precompiled) graphics

General understanding I know that several people have asked about how to include plots and graphics (created by tikz and pstricks) into a latex document. What is the best way to include Matlab ...
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TikZ 3.0.0 (release) produces strange shadings if used with XeLaTeX and standalone

I would like to use shadings in my TikZ graphics together with the standalone package and XeLaTeX, but for some reason it is broken if I try with the new 3.0.0 release (download here). Any other ...
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Can the standalone package work with sections?

While I was reading a thread on LaTeX workflows, I came across a comment in http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/22433/32782 which seemed to indicate that there are more than one person who can/could use ...
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How to center a tikz figure in a beamer frame

I was told to use the standalone package, which I use, but it does not seem to center the figure. What options to do I miss? Concretely, here is the main file: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How do I use QTikZ on a standalone file

My file is quite simple, e.g., \documentclass{article} \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (-1.5,0) -- (1.5,0); \draw (0,-1.5) -- ...
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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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How to include a multipage table from an external file

I usually save my tables as standalone PDFs, generated by compiling a standalone document and then include them in the main file via \includegraphics{pdf.name} However, I now have a two-pages table ...
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How to export beamer frames to standalone subfiles_

I try to split a large beamer presentation with the standalone suite. Herein, I do not want to split out parts of slides, for which I understand the beamer class option with the standaloneframe would ...
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standalone: subprambles inverse

When splitting a document with the standalone class and package, the option subpreambles causes the main document to include all the preambles of the sub-files. The other way around is more difficult. ...
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Path problem with included file inside of a standalone file

How can I get the current path inside an included standalone file? 1. Theoretical Example: let's assume the following directory structure: main.tex img/ |-standalonefile.tex |-data ...
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How to remove the white space on the left of gather* when using standalone class? [duplicate]

\documentclass[preview,border=12pt,varwidth]{standalone}% change it back to your own document class \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \abovedisplayskip=0pt\relax% remove this line in your ...