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dvipdfmx is a device driver for creating PDF from DVIs.

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I am getting an Error " cannot determine size of graphic ( no boundingBox) Overleaf [duplicate]

I am getting an Error " cannot determine size of graphic ( no boundingBox) \documentclass{proposalnsf} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{graphicx} %\usepackage[dvipdfmx]{graphicx} %\usepackage[...
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Aligning lines and crosses placed with `rput` (place an object at a desired point)

I would like to slightly modify this pspicture: Each of the crosses (as well as the numbers, although that is not so important) should be centred at the centre of their each squares. As you can see ...
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problem with xetex after updating to ubuntu 22.04.01 LTS

Xetex doesn't work if I try to use tex->pdf. I suppose the problem comes from compatiblity issues. I have no idea what "L3 programming layer" is. This is XeTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-0....
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Image cache of dvipdfmx + xelatex breaks on certain paths?

Recently, I changed from using MiKTeX to TeX Live for easier sharing of setup & settings between PC's in our network. Most of the setup worked perfectly fine, but while trying to migrate our ...
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XeLaTeX produces ‘dvipdfmx:fatal: Invalid font: -1 (22)’ error only on certain files and on certain computers

I have a series of lectures using the same font settings and the same commands. One or two of these started not to compile on a certain computer. On two other computers I am using, in a directory ...
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Embed full fonts into dvipdfmx's output

It happened to others on this forum, now it happens to me: the printing company (which I have not chosen) sent me the following message: The interior file cannot be manufactured due to unlicensed/...
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Texts are misaligned with respect to the plot when using gnuplot, latex and dvipdfm; what is the solution?

When I use the following gnuplot code and then compile the generated tex file with latex and dvipdf commands, I simply get what I want. gnuplot code: set terminal epslatex standalone set output "...
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Colors changing under graphic inclusion with graphicx

I have (a couple) of PNG images with a background color of, for example, RGB(80,64,83): that when placed on a page of the same background color with graphicx -- they show a distinct tonality against ...
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image cache for pdflatex like for dvipdfmx?

When using dvipdfmx for PDF generation from DVI, one has the -I option, which caches images for a specified number of hours between runs. This is very useful to speed PDF generation when including ...
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How to build XeTeX and dvipdfmx from source (TexLive 2020)

What would be the most minimalistic way to build xetex+dvipdfmx from source? My current problem is that I cannot reliably disabling building all other (unncessary?) texlive programs, so --disable-all-...
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dvipdfmx and dvips do not expand fonts properly with lualatex in DVI mode

dvilualatex with microtype is supposed to support expansion, even in DVI mode. And indeed it seems to work when producing the DVI file. But then the generated file does not actually include expanded ...
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Colors bizarre results with right to left text

I have this example \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{bidi} \setmainfont{Amiri} \parindent=0pt \begin{document} {\color{red} text from left to ...
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JPEG-compressed .EPS causes .PDF size to skyrocket when used with dvipdfmx

I'm about to submit an article to an IEEE journal. They want biographies with photographs, and have specifically instructed that the photograph should be in EPS or PDF format. I have a photograph in ...
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Xelatex engine encryption pdf problem: dvipdfmx whether there are bugs?

I use the method mentioned here "Is there a package to secure rendered pdf with a password?". \special{pdf:encrypt ownerpw (abc) userpw (xyz) length 128 perm 2052} \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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Create hypertarget with platex + dvipdfmx that can be opened from external pdf

The following link Hyperref to external pdf that will open at particular label gives great answer for linking individual pdfs. However it seems to NOT working for platex with dvipdfmx that is mostly ...
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Misplaced images when run dvi to pdf

I compile with latex and when I run dvi to pdf the images are misplaced (see atach). Instead when I run dvi to ps to pdf the images are corrected place. please, any person can help me? \...
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Package graphics Error: Division by 0. with tex4ht when using [dvipdfmx]{graphicx}

I found a case, when this MWE \documentclass[11pt]{scrbook}% \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \includegraphics[width=0.95\textwidth]{image.png} \end{document} Gives the error (/usr/local/...
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Including *.png, *.pdf, compiling with dvipdfmx gives `Interpreting PS code failed!!! Output might be broken!!!`

I'm trying to compile a paper, using elsarticle. I need to include some images, however, I have them only in *.png or *.pdf (converted from *.png using convert file.png file.pdf), not in *.eps format. ...
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Why output of dvipdfmx looks better than output of pdftex?

When viewed on screen, look of document processed via dvipdfmx is better, than that of produced via pdftex. This happens with absolutely any document, even with plain format. I tried with these ...
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How can I install newly created fonts?

I am using texlive2015 on Ubuntu 14.04. The distro is owned by root and I have to use sudo for such things as updmap. [I have another computer where I changed ownership to me, but the following ...
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How to attach files in LuaTeX in pdf mode?

I have this code to attach files via dvipdfmx, and it works well: \def\attach#1{% \special{pdf:fstream @file (#1)}% \special{pdf:ann bbox 0 0 10 10 <</Type /Annot /Subtype /FileAttachment ...
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Why some glyphs are missing from dvipdfmx output, in contradiction with pdftex?

Let's get table for font cmctt10 . 1) By using tex + dvipdfmx: $ tex testfont This is TeX, Version 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) (preloaded format=tex) (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/plain/...
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Fail to produce valid PDF from pgfplots sample code

I use the following the pgfplots sample code: \documentclass[varwidth=true, border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ...
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Graphics are shifted after using dvipdfmx

First of all, I hope it is okay to ask this question here. I really did not know where else. So I'm generating a plot with gnuplot using the epslatex terminal. For example, set terminal epslatex ...
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Incorrect size in printed pdf document [closed]

My setup: TL2014, packaged with Debian 8. I'm struggling with a serious problem, which started to bother me when I tried to get margins right in a printed document. After reading the following ...
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How TeX creates DVI without reading TFM file?

My setup: TeX Live, version 2014.20141024-2 (packaged with Debian 8 Jessie) Consider test.tex A \bye $ tex -ini '\input plain \dump' This is TeX, Version 3.14159265 (INITEX) (/usr/share/texlive/...
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Incorrect encoding in PDF outlines

I'm trying to get encoding in PDF outlines right. The problem is that the letter in the outline must be Ъ - the same as on the page - but it is Ú. dvitype shows this: xxx 'pdf: outline 1 << /...
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eps images turned out to be shifted in pdf file

I am trying to include an image. This picture should be centered and should not exceed page width: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} \begin{document} \...
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xdvipdfmx error

The error message is: xdvipdfmx:fatal: CID count > 65535 I am a newbie at TeX. I tried looking at the .log, .out and .aux files but nothing seemed to click. I'm on a Mac with MacTex 2014 just ...
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pstricks rput does not place stuff precisely

Description I want to use pstricks to place some stuff in a large (almost A0) pspicture. Any stuff I place in the picture with the \rput command, is not placed precisely. Why? The farther away from ...
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DVItoPDF gives an error

I have previously compiled my tex file with images, and everything worked alright. Lastly, I have changed only the text in my tex file and when compiling the pdf I received in error of DVItoPDF due to ...
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New warning on Console

I've just started getting the following warning (or rather, two warnings) on my console: ** WARNING ** Too thin line: width=655 (0.00995717 bp) ** WARNING ** Please consider using "-d" option. What ...
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Figures misplaced in recent version of MiKTeX [closed]

After a MiKTeX update, eps graphs were misplaced and appeared overlap with captions and text in pdf files. They worked perfect in earlier MiKTeX 2.9. Figures in dvi files worked fine as desired. ...
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Hyphen between page number gets (blured/diluted) in reference when viewing [closed]

Title says this weird problem. The hyphen in the end, between the page number 770-808, gets blurred and diluted. (In this case, if I select and paste in somewhere else, 770808 will show and the hyphen ...
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Include both eps and png figures, problem with dvipdfmx

I want to include both .eps and .png figures in a latex document. I did some research and find out the solution is to use dvipdfm package. However, this package does not include my .eps files in the ...
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PDF annotations: How to know if "a box is empty"?

Extract from dvipdfmx documentation: Warning: No annotation will be constructed if the content between pdf:bann and pdf:eann is an empty box. My MWE (via xelatex): \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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dvipdfm horizontally crops image

On windows 7 64bits with Miktex 2.9 latex compile correctly my document and DVI shows all images correctly. Then dvipdfm produces a correct PDF except for one image that is cropped horizontally. To ...
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dvipdfm OR dvipdfmx OR dvipdft?

I freshly installed LaTeX on my computer using the ProTeXt bundle. I was able to install everything smoothly, but the program TexStudio didn't auto-configure, like the manual said it would. Using ...
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Why does pdflatex produce bigger output files than latex+dvipdfm?

Consider this sample code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1-4] \end{document} When I compile this with latex and then use dvipdfm, the output file is 7893 ...
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embed a PDF page in plain XeTeX

In the dvipdfm documetation, there is a special command for including the first page of an embedded pdf (using \special{pdf:epdf ... (file.pdf)}. Is there a way to insert for instance the fifth page ...
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hyperref package - link boxes are too small (overlap the text)

The boxes the hyperref package creates around links in my document are too small, hiding out the characters. I'm using latex to get a DVI, then dvi2pdfm to get a PDF. Both from MikTex 2.8. Here'...
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Embedding files into a PDF document with dvipdfmx

I use the embedfile package in order to embed the LaTeX source code into the final PDF with the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{embedfile} \embedfile{\jobname.tex} \begin{...
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Attach files to PDF with dvipdfmx

The attachfile package allows files to be embedded within the output PDF of a pdfLaTeX document, and the attachfile2 extends this for dvips use as well. In an article, the author of dvipdfmx gives a ...
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