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Rebuilding TikZ's pgfmanual.pdf [duplicate]

The following steps to rebuild TikZ's pgfmanual.pdf fail on Windows 7 64 bit using MikTex and bash shell: 1) cp -iar /c/opt/miktex_2.9/doc/generic/pgf . 2) cd pgf/version-for-luatex/en 3) ...
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How to get a4paper with package lettre? [duplicate]

Using this example \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{lettre} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{Service des réclamations} \nofax \...
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How to display chapter number in big numerical next to chapter title

I would like to display on the first page of every chapter, the chapter's name, followed by some spacing and then the chapter's number in big gray numerals. Also the number should be displayed in a ...
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Force custom paper size [duplicate]

I'm trying to force the paper size with LaTeX but all I can find is solution like LaTeX - how do I force PDF page height/width? and Custom Paper Size, Geometry Package Class in which the geometry ...
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Custom Papersize and Layoutsize (for Springer) using a documentclass (SVMult) and pdflatex

I want a customized paper size, a customized text size and layout. Thus conforming to Springer's style requirements for scientific monographs which are different to conventional sizes like DIN A4. ...
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Geometry Package Not Working with Standalone Class

Here is my TeX file (test.tex) I am trying to process (initially the TeX was successfully being processed on an Ubuntu 10.04 OS, but the server I am on was upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and now things don'...
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Pdf in bookmark dimensions using geometry

Trying to make my own bookmarks, I began with using geometry to get the right dimensions (for some reason this is 20cm x 5.5cm). Using the first two answers to another question, I wrote the following: ...
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Setting specific values for page size and margins in Koma Script

I am using a two-sided, a5 paper scrbook for a document where I need to meet very concrete specifications, i.e. the page size needs to have a bleed margin of 3mm, so the size would be totalling 154mm ...
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How can I correctly change page size to a non-letter size in pdflatex?

The following example, based on this answer, creates a pdf that is letter size. \documentclass{report} \usepackage[pass,paperwidth=2.5in,paperheight=7in]{geometry} \begin{document} Hello World \...
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Resizing a standalone pdf-file with \geometry results not in the correct size or content is shifted

I want to externalize my tikz-picture in a standalone class. Because I am using relative measures as \textwidth I need my standalone-file to match excatly the dimensions as my main.tex is. Looking ...
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Unable to change page dimensions (Lualatex)

I would like my document to be 12 by 18 inches. I try the following (recommended here), compiling with Lualatex, and it seems to give a page which is still 8.5 by 11 inches. \documentclass{article} \...