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PDF Preview of LaTeX does not refresh in VS Code when PDF is used in another program

When I compile a LaTeX file on VS Code, the PDF viewer does not automatically refresh when this file is open in Adobe Acrobat Reader or syncing in Google Drive. This is despite the PDF file being ...
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the pages references are mixed

There are three numbers in the AR. Call them [n], [nn] and [nnn]. In my snippet [n]=v, [nn]=5 and [nnn]=29. The total number of pages is [nnn] so it is 29 in my example. Now comes the problem: I have ...
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transparent.sty overlapping text renders as gray in Acrobat

I find that Adobe Acrobat (on Windows 11 and on Android) does not correctly render transparency produced via transparent.sty and PDFLaTeX. Specifically, overlapping text comes out as a uniform gray. ...
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Asymptote's 3D model is not correctly displayed in Acrobat Reader's fullscreen multimedia mode

Before enabling Acrobat Reader's fullscreen multimedia mode: After enabling Acrobat Reader's fullscreen multimedia mode: Two questions: how to make the camera view is not changing. how to make ...
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How to make letters thickness on 3D picture constant

The following picture is drawn in Asymptote. In the first screenshot the letters look normal (Acrobat Reader's interactive viewing mode is disabled). In the second screenshot the letters look thicker (...
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How to show correct answers in RadioButton using Javascript

I need to show the correct answers when clicking on the (Show Answers) button and entering the correct password. To do this, select the correct answer in the radiobutton for which (true). I use MikTeX ...
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Document not rendered correctly in Acrobat

I'm creating a document with an image I want placed in the background. But, I want to partially cloud out the background image. My code works as desired. The problem is how it is rendered in ...
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Problem about Asymptote's Gradient

The following example illustrates that something is wrong with Asymptote's rendering of Gradient in 3D (in interactive viewing mode Acrobat Reader): The complete .tex file for generating the picture: \...
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Asymptote's rendering in interactive viewing mode

The following example illustrates that something is wrong with Asymptote's rendering of transparency in 3D (in interactive viewing mode Acrobat Reader): The example consists mainly of two intersecting ...
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Color and Transparency of a Figure in Adobe Acrobat

I usually use TeXShop in Mac to make a document, and I had a problem with figures: The color and fonts are weird when I open the PDF file with Adobe Acrobat. I found a lot of questions and answers ...
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Errors in math line when I use Beamer with pdf viewer error Doc[Open("%bm.pdf")][Fileopen(

See the code (for a presentation): When I only skip the math symbol $\overrightarrow$ then everything is fine and the pdf output file is generated without errors. This code works fine also when I ...
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What is the Flash Player alternative for playing embedded videos in a PDF?

When Flash Player was still being supported, using LaTeX Beamer for presentations, one was able to compile a PDF with embedded videos/gifs in it (using \includemedia[]). The videos were interactive at ...
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MikTeX Cannot Open DDE Link

Age old question In MikTeX, I encountered "Cannot Open DDE Link to: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat DC\Acrobat\Acrobat.exe" Service: acroview Topic: control DDEOpen('%$("...
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Texnic center and Adobe Acrobat DC, again

It is a common problem that TexnicCenter fails to call Adobe Acrobat Reader as the pdf viewer: [DocOpen("%bm.pdf")]... Cannot execute the command. This happens often when there is an ...
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LaTeX and accessibility

I work as a manuscript editor with only so much LaTeX knowledge (though I am in the process of learning so I can better assist students). At my University, we've begun requiring accessible documents ...
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latex-generated PDF has errors in Adobe Acrobat even though it opens fine in the Chrome PDF viewer and Mac OS X Preview

I've generated the following PDF using pdflatex: https://ofir.io/train_short_test_long.pdf It can be viewed perfectly fine if opened in the Chrome PDF viewer or in Preview in Mac OS X, but if I open ...
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Adding a TikZ canvas in standalone to solve Adobe shading problem

I generated some pictures which, tragically, my linux-Acrobat Reader plugin does not open due to the shadings. Only evince, okular, and light readers do, which solves the problem for me, but not for ...
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Automatically apply PDF markup?

Is there any LaTeX workflow (probably a python or perl program) that can read a marked-up Acrobat PDF file and apply the inserted and deleted characters? It would really save me a lot of time on this ...
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Red Question Marks in Acrobat PDF Reader

I updated my JabRef to the latest version (5.2) and installed some fonts yesterday. After that, every citation (maybe as well as every "\ref") is labeled with a red question mark when I try ...
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Adobe Reader cannot extract embedded font New Computer Modern

When I create a PDF using the newcomputermodern font and try to open it in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, I get following error message, and some characters will not be displayed: Cannot extract embedded ...
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Adobe Acrobat cannot extract embedded font FiraMath

When I create a pdf using Fira Math Regular as the math font I get the error Cannot extract embedded font 'SBTYLT+FiraMathRegular'. Some characters may not display or print correctly In my example ...
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TeXnicCenter not working with Acrobat Reader

Even after updating to R20 in the PDF section, TeXnicCenter is not opening Acrobat Reader. I'm using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC version 2020.013.20074. The old trick does not seem to work.
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Include audio files in PDF after the end of Flash

Usually I include audio files via FlashPlayer in PDF documents with the Media9 package: \usepackage{media9} \addmediapath{./folder} \includemedia[ transparent, passcontext, addresource=audio.mp3, ...
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How to print complete frames in pdf, not slides [duplicate]

I have a pdf which comes from a Beamer presentation, but I don't have access to the code of the original presentation. Each frame is made of several slides as explained in a similar question: ...
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PDF/X: Preflight says Glyphs are missing in embedded font

I'm creating a wall calendar using LaTeX. However, in prepress Acrobat 8's preflight says "Glyphs are missing in embedded font" to some glyphs in Roboto Black. It seems only the glyphs ß, 5, ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader crashing after page 12 with PdfTeX

I am a beginner to LaTeX and a teacher brought this issue to my attention. I've been using TeXstudio as my editor with the PdfTeX compiler. Essentially what happens is when she (my teacher) opens the ...
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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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