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Creating a PDF/A, PDF/X and PDF/UA multistandard compliant thesis or paper

I am writing a thesis/paper. It will be printed, the publisher requires PDF/X format. It will also be distributed (and archived by my university library) online. The library requires PDF/A standard. ...
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Prepare pdfs as good as possible for making them accessible with Adobe Acrobat Pro

I am struggling to create accessible pdfs directly with LaTeX in the first place. Therefore, I am trying to retrofit some accessibility options using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. However it seems, that not ...
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the tasks package break hyperref links

I'm writting a student book and i use the tasks package. Compilation with Pdflatex work well but compilation with latex+dvips+ps2pdf break links beetween the table of contents and sections ...
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Teaching with LaTeX during a Pandemic: corrections on a file pdf [closed]

I should correct my students' handwritten exercises that them send me with a .pdf file for distance learning due to the closure of schools in Italy and I don't know for how much longer. I'm using or ...
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\texttt and \alltt produce brackets in PDF that can't be copied

The code \texttt{ \{k\!,0\!,dim\} } and \begin{alltt} \{k\!,0\!,dim\} \end{alltt} both produce a PDF in which copying that text and pasting it elsewhere (such as a text editor or Mathematica or ...
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Acrobat Reader manipulates (Xe/Lua)LaTeX-generated PDF on open

I noticed that Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 (2017.011.30156) manipulates an opened PDF immediately, so that it asks to save the changes on exit, even if apparently no changes were applied. I was unable ...
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Embed Index in created PDF?

Acrobat Pro offers the functionality to embed a search Index into a PDF. Is there a way to do this via Tex functionalities without the need to buy the official Acrobat Pro license to embed search ...
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cooltooltips with Preview on Mac

When I try to use the 'cooltooltips' package for adding notes to my PDFs and I try to view them with Preview (10.1) on Mac it does not work. When I hover over 'This text' nothing happens. Does anyone ...
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Why can I compile PDFLaTeX if the pdf is open in Sumatra but not if it is open in most other readers?

If I compile a .tex document using PDFLatex (i.e. the compilation ultimately produces a .pdf), and I have a pdf of the same name open in Adobe Acrobat, the compile will throw an error, asking for a ...
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Adobe eats hospitalised hedgehogs: Reader 2017 reports PDFs as damaged

I create slides for teaching on a GNU/Linux machine and test in Okular. I then transfer the files to university storage so that I can use them in class. This has been working well. However, today, ...
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TeXnicCenter does not open files in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I get the following error which is well known: But I can't make it work and I don't want to change the Reader (I know, some people moved to Sumatra). Is there any chance to make it work in a non-...
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Make “heavy” 3D pgfplot printable/reducing PDF layers

td;dr: How can I reliably reduce the number of layers in a PDF that contains pgfplotswith lots of data point. I have made some 3D plots using pgfplots which each contain a lot of data points. They ...
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Error after converting to PDF: “Unknown destination type: 'null'.”

We have a report written in a LaTeX editor and then converted to PDF using pdflatex. When this PDF is opened in Preview it is fine, however when it is opened in Adobe Acrobat (both Reader and Pro) ...
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Incompatible generated pdf file with Adobe Acrobat 11 XI

I am generating a PDF file with pdflatex on Ubuntu. The file can successfully be read with Apple Preview and Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 DC 2018 on Mac. Surprisingly, I am not able to open the same ...
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Usage of TikZ fill opacity impacts PDF color rendering (PDF viewer dependent) [closed]

Consider this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node [fill opacity=0.5] (a) {some text in a TikZ node with opacity}; \end{tikzpicture} \textcolor{...
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beamer animation does not work [closed]

The animate code will compile but will not run. Have tried with the newest Acrobat Reader and version XI. The example here is taking from texAmple.tex: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/sine-...
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hyperref: pdfpagelayout={TwoPageRight} doesn't work in a document starting with even-numbered page

According to the hyperref documentation, setting pdfpagelayout to "TwoPageRight" (or to "TwoColumnRight") should lead to displaying two pages/columns, odd-numbered pages to the right. However: \...
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How to get this Enigma example work with user input?

As in this question, Assume that you have some text in parts of your LaTeX document that you only want people with a password to see. A reason could e.g. be a case with an guiding answer. You want ...
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Why LuxiMono's dashes disappear when copying-pasting from Acrobat Reader?

Consider the following MCE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{luximono} \begin{document} \texttt{foo-bar} \end{document} When copying-pasting "foo-bar" from Acrobat Reader,...
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MATLAB eps output converted using MiKTeX's epstopdf wrongly displayed in Acrobat Reader

This question does not contain any direct reference to TeX; however, I came across the problem while working with pdflatex, specifically when including eps output into a pdf file. Also, I expect the ...
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pdflatex generates PDF which Acrobat Reader wouldn't read

I have the following minimal example (cracks.tex): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \includegraphics[width=0.9\linewidth]{spirale} \includegraphics{raman} \end{document}...
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Newly-generated LuaLaTeX PDFs causing errors Acrobat Reader and Edge with Latin Modern Mono Light 10 Bold and Chrysanthi Unicode fonts [closed]

For several years now, I have been working intermitently with LaTeX on a book-length document using the memoir class. Due to their superior font-handling capabilities, I saved my work in mostly-...
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Force acrobat to render asymptote's figure with antialias [closed]

Does anybody know how to force Acrobat to display interactive 3D objects created by Asymptote with nice antialiasing? (during PRC interaction). In Acrobat Linux 9.4, I see this (note the pixelated ...
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The directory when you install TeXnicCenter

My whole problem started when I upgraded Adobe Reader to the version DC, it crashed down my LaTeX, I replaced the DC version by the older one. I remove MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter and installed them ...
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pdflatex and commercial book printing

I have published several textbooks that were typeset using pdflatex. In each case, when I sent them to the commercial book printer, the technicians doing the preflighting invariably found some ...
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texnic-center doesn't output pdf when acrobat already opened [duplicate]

When I try to view an output file of pdf type and at the same time I have a pdf file opened nothing happens: my output isn't opened or shown. I can modify the profiles of texnic-center related to tes-...
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Acrobat Pro DC and WinEdt

I recently installed Acrobat Pro DC. Now, everytime I have to manually close my pdf document before I run WinEdt. If my document is open, and I run WinEdt, the file PDFCLoseDoc.edt opens up and ...
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When I open and close the pdf made by LaTeX in Acrobat, I can't work anymore on LaTeX

I recently have a problem with my LaTeX, that when I open the pdf produced by LaTeX in Acrobat, I can not reproduce it and I have to restart Windows, it also give an error that is: \begin{document} \...
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LyX View pdflatex does not display automatically in Acrobat Pro DC

I am running LyX 2.3.1 and Acrobat Pro DC under Windows 8.1 64x. Selecting View PDF[(pdflatex)] opens Acrobat but does not display the file. I know that the file is fine, because I can find it on my ...
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Damaged file in acroread when include .pdf graphic with other graphics that are clipped [closed]

I came across a weird issue when you include multiple graphics files when one is a non-clipped .pdf and the others are clipped non-pdf. I'm running pdflatex and the resulting pdf is created and can be ...
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Printing specific Beamer overlay slides with Acrobat

I want to print specific slides from one frame using Acrobat under Microsoft Windows (I don't have a choice here...). Specifically, for instance, I want to print the 6th and and 12th slide of my ...
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Image/graphics treatment with ps2pdf vs. Acrobat Distiller : can both achieve the same quality?

Hundreds of images are included in my free physics textbook. I use the .dvi -> .ps -> .pdf route and have all the images stored as .eps files. About two thirds contain .jpg files, sometimes .png, ...
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Does most of the formatting remain intact when a standard thesis PDF is converted to Word? [duplicate]

Overall formatting of the PDF document which was built from LaTeX and then later converted to MS Word.
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\special commands result in Acrobat being unable to display PDF correctly

I'm currently using TeXworks 0.4.5 with Windows 7 SP1 and MikTeX 2.9 to compile a thesis template that was constructed by a colleague. (If you would like to see the template, click here). This ...
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Forms and graphs

I am trying to write a document for my students to practice on quadratic functions. Using a form, the student can enter the coefficients of the quadratic functions and is then given the discriminant (...
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Create a PDF file with embedded fonts with pdflatex to be edited in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I'm trying to generate a PDF file with pdflatex, that can be edited later (during review time) with Acrobat Pro. A minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{...
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Plain TeX and underscores

We have a bunch of scripts to generate invoices for our customers. It creates plain TeX files from CSV and then PDF files (using the pdftex program). This "black box" was created by one of our former ...
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Eclipse -> Texlipse -> Acrobat can not compile because the file always opens before rebuild

Path is C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe There are no arguments given when calling AcroRd32.exe. OnView DDE: [DocOpen("%fullfile")][FileOpen("%fullfile")] OnRebuild ...
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Copy to clipboard feature in PDF output

Is it possible to have a clickable "copy to clipboard" feature in a PDF document generated by LaTeX? Ideally in the form of a macro that also allows for graphical elements to be embedded inside it (...
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Where can one find the documentation for texlipse parameters?

There are parameter placeholders to configure view tools. Those include "%fullfile", "%line", "%texfile". Usage examples are DDE Commands: [DocOpen("%fullfile")][FileOpen("%fullfile")] I want to ...
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PDF inverse search in acrobat revisited

I've found this question about impossibility of inverse search with acrobat, but it is from 2012 so I decided to post in case there is some update. Does anybody know if situation has changed in any ...
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Alternative text for Javascript (form) boxes for viewers that don't support Javascript?

I am using the tdclock package to display the current date and time. In looks pretty good in Acrobat, but in other viewers (like Evince) it looks terrible because they don't support Javascripts and ...
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Video embedded into the PDF of a LaTeX beamer document as flash makes Acrobat Reader 9.4.1 crash on slide transition

I have tried to embed a .flv video file into a PDF using either the package flashmovie or the package media9 together with beamer and pdfLaTeX, as described, for instance, here. The video is shown ...
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Embedding videos using Beamer and Acrobat Reader [closed]

I've been reading a lot of related questions, but they all reference the media9 package. My particular situation arises from the use of the multimedia package. My very specific question is that when ...
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media9 and Acrobat

I often have a problem with video playback integrated in Acrobat by MEDIA9. The file can be read on some items and not others. so I ask these questions What is the minimum version of Acrobat Reader ...
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TikZ picture wrecks page on Adobe Reader

The following MWE contains the offending code. The page that this code is on does not show up when the PDF is seen in Acrobat Reader. I do not use Acrobat myself, but my advisor does, so my thesis has ...
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Problem with url link-`~` is replaced by %257E

I am adding a url in my document using \url{}. The link, however doesn't lead to where it is suppossed to lead. My code is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \url{...
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Why acrobat is telling me the font is CMSSBX10?

Through this site I learned how to extract font information from pdf and found out that it might be mathdesign. But why adobe acrobat pro tells me it is CMSSBX10? I want to use the same font in my ...
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How can I visualize a video (any light format) in a presentation in LaTex?

I have tried with this code: \documentclass[12pt,landscape]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{verbose,letterpaper} \usepackage{movie15} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H]...
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Included PDF gets corrupted after Acrobat’s color conversion

I found a strange error … I’m typesetting a musical score with Sibelius 7. And to add some text and notes I use LaTeX (i.e. xelatex but the error is the same with pdflatex). To get a complete PDF of ...