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Pst-Vectorian Ornaments---Are They Free to Use Commercially without Attribution?

I am planning on using some of the the ornaments found in the psvectorian package in a book I am typesetting with LaTeX. I am under the impression that these vector images are free to use commercially....
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customize copyright statement in acm

I am using ACM template ,but unable to change this statement how can i edit this statement in footer The inly thing i found is in .cls file its written \RequirePackage{acmcopyright} \setcopyright{none}...
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Classes (.cls) copyright

I want to create my own Journal template, and I would like to use other people's templates in https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/tagged/academic-journal Can I import a class and modify it to my ...
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Big copyright footnote on every page of my document

I am currently starting to write my internship thesis. The company where I am doing my internship wants a copyright (text of several lines) to appear at the bottom of each page of the report (except ...
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Is there latex package/command to convert text to image? (Like rasterization in Photoshop)

I want to produce some observable but not selectable text as a part of pdf files, such as a table. It's feasible but not convenient to convert these content to standalone images, and use \...
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Are Fonts Available Through LateX Free for Commercial Use?

I do not know if https://tug.org/FontCatalogue/ provides an exhaustive list of all of the fonts that are freely available via LaTeX, but I would like to know if I may feel free (or not) to incorporate ...
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Why Does CTAN not Distribute European Modern?

In a comment to my answer here, @Οurous pointed me to an important find I had missed. The European Modern fonts by Y&Y were originally a commercial add-on for Y&Y TeX, and are missing from ...
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How to add copyright information at the bottom of chapter page?

How to add copyright information at the bottom of the first page of Chapter 1 as follows (if possible we can add the copyright information at another, note necessarily all, chapter page)? The ...
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Replace text in latex but leave markup and math untouched

I need to replace text in a book with a symbol. I'm not allowed to change anything in the sources. This must be an external application. For example, \section[First]{First}\label{first} Hell\"o ...
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Reference and Copyright figures and tables

How can I add a copyright and reference information to my figures and tables. I've structured it like this: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[width=7cm]{price_regions.JPG} \caption{random ...
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Change the font of \copyright in beamer document

The default \copyright command produces a surprisingly ugly symbol as soon as you use the beamer package: Is there a way to change it, e.g. to the one that is used in the article class? A MWE is very ...
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Problem with vertical text in inner margins

I'm having troubles in setting the copyright notice and vertical title right, with the following code. I need to fix two things: The vertical text should stay inside their gray zone (as it is, ...
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A common way to contribute copyrighted images?

I'm writing a script about art & mathematics with a lot of pictures that I must contribute copyright. I would not like to put the copyrights in the caption, is there a usual way to attribute ...
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What TeX-related information to include in colophon?

In the colophon a book, I want to include some information acknowledging the use of TeX and related software. It tentatively includes the following: Composed by the author using the \LaTeX2e{} ...
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pdfLatex output has "Copyright (c) AMS". How to remove?

Compiling with pdflatex: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} 1 \end{document} and postprocessing with gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dNOPAUSE -dQUIET -dBATCH -sOutputFile=b.pdf a.pdf and running ...
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Invisible/blackened/erased/masked chapter in document

For an electronic publication of my thesis I need to remove two chapters due to copyright restrictions. However, I would still like to have everything else look exactly the same (table of content, ...
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Old package copyright issues

I have been using the Schedule package for most of the last decade to create my weekly schedules that I post outside my office door. As soon as I started using it, I noticed that 12 noon was denoted ...
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How to change the default copyright text in the ACM sigconf template?

How to change this default copyright text with an alternative text?
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How to to insert a footer (copyright and page number) IEEE Conference

I am using two packages to deal with the footer: standard letter document class (def) and (fancyhdr). I want that the copyright has to be only on the first page on the right side, and the page number ...
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Adding IEEE copyright notice to LaTeX template

I am trying to add the IEEE copyright notice to the template provided here: http://www.icb2019.org/Misc/icb2019_latex_for_review.zip I have tried the following commands: \...
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Licensing/copyright: How to properly attribute copy-pasted code snippets

As author of a LaTeX package (licensed under the LPPL), what is the best practice to properly attribute when I copy-paste and possibly modify parts of code from another LaTeX package (which is ...
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Copyright mitthesis

I'm trying to turn off the long copyright "The author hereby grants to MIT permission to reproduce and to distribute publicly paper and electronic copies of this thesis document in whole or in part in ...
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Acknowledge 3rd party figures using Bibtex copyright key

Usually, in .bib entry for a publication for instance by IEEE, ACM, a field can be added called "copyright" to include copyright information. Then, in the LaTeX document being prepared using book ...
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How can i make the copyrights and line at the left bottom of this pdf using latex code?

\begin{flushleft} Copyright ^{c} 2011 Cleve Moler MATLAB^{R} is a registered trademark of MathWorks, Inc.^{TM} Octomber 4,2011 \end{flushleft} I tried superscript but without the result i wanted,...
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copyright symbol

When I use the copyright symbol $\copyright$ the messages: Missing character: There is no © in font txr! Missing character: There is no © in font txr! Missing character: There is no © in font txr! ...
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Undefined control sequence. \IEEEpubid with ieeetran

I had a problem when I insert these lines just before or after the \begin{document} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{978-1-5386-1842-4/17/\$31.00~\copyright{}2016 IEEE \...
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titlepage with newpage [closed]

I would like to use the \titlepage with the \newpage command because I need to post a copyright note on the back of my title. The result is, that 1. The frontpage (with the title and my name on it) ...
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Are the big publisher styles copyrighted?

Some styles such as IEEE and SIGGRAPH are well thought out, have good citation formatting etc. If one is to start their own journal, is it possible to use the IEEE style, or are there protections on ...
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How to attach a digital signature to my pdf created by xetex?

I want to create a locked document created by XeLaTeX, using \special command. The instructions are provided here. By setting perm as 0x0904 the document can be signed in Acrobat (If there has been a ...
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TeX - make copy/paste difficult? [duplicate]

I have a christmas question for you. I have now tried to copy paste some elements from a document compiled in TeX. Sometimes it looks like this: ❆t ❧❛st✱ ❛♥❞ t❛❦✐♥❣ t❤❡ r✐s❦ ❛ ❜❡✐♥❣ t♦♦ ❛❜str❛❝t✱ ■ ...
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Follow up question: How to insert custom text in place of figure - Alignment of replacement box

This question is a follow up for the question here: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/56609/93064 The aim is to replace a figure with a box containing relevant text (e.g. Figure removed for copyright ...
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Using IEEE Copyright, not working

I am trying to put IEEE copyright in my paper. I looked here to make it work, but did not. Then I tried with IEEE latex template but same case. Here is what I have with me right now. \documentclass[...
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Who/what is behind LaTeX?

I hope this question is on-topic. It is a long story, but more and more these days I run into people who doesn't understand what LaTeX is. In particular people I talk to think that LaTeX is a company ...
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sig-alternate undefined control sequence for copyright and isbn

I am getting the following error message while using the sig-alternate class: ! Undefined control sequence. l.84 \setcopyright {othergov} ! Undefined control sequence. l.86 \isbn ! Undefined control ...
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Add second line with copyright notice to watermark

I'm writing up some articles to send out to readers for proofreading and to solicit their commentary. I'm marking all pages as draft using a watermark with the code below: \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Coffee (and wine (and nicotine)) stains on an entire document

Just to remind everyone of the amazing coffee stains package - coffee by Hanno Rein. This package makes it possible to add coffee stains to your document. This question is for a generalization of ...
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Add a Copyright and a title in a latex paper

I wonder how I could add the IEEE copyright notice in the bottom centre and the conference title at the upper right hand corner in a LateX paper, with thanks.
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Is possible to add an unnoticeable "signature" to a PDF in order to track its copies? [duplicate]

Suppose I want to generate 100 apparently identical PDF files, where I hide some kind of key, in order to distribute them among 100 different people. Now I detect an online shared copy of the document ...
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Legal concerns in using/modifying/releasing codes [closed]

In order to meet my needs, I copied 2+62 lines from a .sty file available from the Internet, and removed 10 lines, and added 12+18 lines of codes, resulting in a total of 84 lines in a new .sty file. ...
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How to follow the "Knuth license"

I want to use some of the code from manfnt.mf. Perhaps my situation is best summarized by this (draft) commit message (slightly edited to look okay when processed as markdown): New file dbend.mf ...
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Open source fonts in LaTeX

Which LaTeX fonts are open source? Someone told me they are all, but I am not sure...
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Using LaTeX, can we prevent others from editing pdf file properties? [duplicate]

After opening a .pdf file with Adobe Acrobat, go through menu File->Properties->Description tab, we can see the fields such as Author, Subject, Title, Keywords etc. If the .pdf file is created with ...
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Non-copyrighted free to use template similar to the AIP template? [closed]

https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/journals/aip/ Is there a similar template to this which isn't copyrighted?
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How to add page with restriction notice?

How can I add on my thesis a page that has a restriction notice just after the cover page? There is a similar question but for adding copyrighting stuff on the footnote. I don't want to have a ...
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Copyright metadata into Adobe Reader using pdflatex

Ok, first of all I'm quite aware there are a couple of question that address this issue. More in specific: How to add copyright information to PDF metadata Eliminate/Edit PDF properties added by ...
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Copyright of LaTex Templates? [duplicate]

I have a LaTeX template produced by Elsevier, "elsarticle-template-3-num.tex", which I have used to typeset a document. I want to distribute the compiled .pdf that I have typeset. Does the copyright ...
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How to insert copyright line on Title Page? [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX. would like to insert the copyright on the title page of my ebook. This is what I want it to look like (centered in the middle of the page): Title, Author, Copyright (copyright ...
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How does xelatex change an image [closed]

I have a particular logo image saved as a pdf file that I can include fine with pdflatex, but when I compile with xelatex the compilation fails. I think the issue is essentially the same as in this ...
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Inserting a Creative Commons Licence into a LaTeX document

I'd like to insert a CC license on a manuscript (a book or report). I've seen the page for downloading the CC icons, and also some questions asked in the forum CC logo and Generate CC information. ...
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Footers are disappearing when adding text "behind" title page

I have a "book" with a cover and several chapters and appendices. I need to add some text and images (publishers) "behind" the cover. So I tried the \newpage command after the title page. It worked, ...
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