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Logic behind Standalone Precompiled graphics

I want to compile my expensive graphics to a PDF such that I can integrate the files in my main document. I am using pgfplots and groupplots for that purpose. So let's say I have two graphics looking ...
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No hyperref funktion in externalized TikZ picture

I'm a bit confused as I read the TikZ manual. Is there a opportunity to hyperref out of an externalized TikZ graphic into the main document? When I compile the following code with pdflatex and --...
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Tikz externalize resulting in legends with wrong style

I have an issue that has already been discussed in some form for example here and here but I have not been able to resolve it with the hints/solutions given there. Please consider the following ...
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Why it gives an error when using \ tikzexternalize?

The message "Package tikz Error: Sorry, the system call 'pdflatex -hell-escape -halt-on-e" appears when I compile with pdflatex and also when I compile with pdflatex-shell-escape. If I remove \ ...
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Tikz externalization and global arguments: no update

Consider the following TikzExample.tex example to be compiled via pdflatex -shell-escape TikzExample: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} \...
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abntex2 does not accept tikzexternalize [duplicate]

I am using abntex2 to write my thesis and using several tikz pictures, which leads to long compiling times. However, I am unable to use tikzexternalize with this document class. The system is ...
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TIKZ Externalize with filename and path variable

I have following problem: A big latex project project.tex with several chapters. For each of these chapters I have several tikz pictures that I want to externalize in the folder tikz_pdf. The file ...
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TikZ - Resize, Externalize AND tikzsetnextfilename Figures

I have a document (two-column article) with several TikZ images, and I want to: Scale the figures to half of the column width, without changing the text's font size Externalize the figures inside the ...
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lack of memory for big document

I have big document in LaTeX (approx. 1000 pages, tens used packages, math, hundreds references \bibitem + \cite, cross-references \label + \ref, indices \index, tables and TikZ figures). The document ...
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TeX capacity exceeded even with \tikzexternalize

I'm trying to plot a set of 10000 points and I'm getting the TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=5000000]. error. I'm using externalization. Here is my MWE. \documentclass{report} \...
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Question regarding pgfplots externalize

For the sake of speed and potential file size errors I have been trying to set up the externalization of pgfplots/tikz for my figures including/excluding luatex. I have the following question which ...
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Weird behavior with glossaries, imakeidx and externalization in tikz

I have a somehow curious problem. I have a large document with a list of acronyms, several glossaries, plots and an index. For the creation of the list of acronyms and the glossaries I use the ...
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combining forest externalization with beamer overlays

The answer here for revealing a forest tree in beamer bottom-up works beautifully. But it appears to be incompatible with externalization. The following example successfully compiles (with --shell-...
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referencing in a caption of a TikZ figure (the reference uses indexuse) and externalization

The following LaTeX code that use \tikzexternalize does not compile apparently because of the use of the macro \ctrref{alldifferent} in the caption of Figure 1 (but the commented out caption works: ...
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Tikzexternalize does not update with self-written plot command

EDIT 2: So the problem is that the code within the tikzpicture environment is not expanded before the generation of the .md5 hash. So, the content does not change with different inputs. Now, I have ...
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Beamer - overlay makes tikzpicture move

The following code makes the first layer to be positioned differently (with horizontal bias) with respect to the second and third layers. If the colums and columns environments are removed, the three ...
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Using externalize with standalones for tikz figures? - (output-directory and tikzexternalize)

I am using TexStudio on Mac with texlive 2016. For my tikz figures I use ktikz and matlab2tikz. Some matlab plots have quite a few data points, therefore I decided to use standalones for all my tikz ...
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Set resolution of Tikz picture exported to pdf using \tikzexternalize

When exporting a tikzpicture to its own pdf file for publications, I want to be able to specify the exact size and resolution of the exported pdf file. Specifically 8.5 cm wide and 600 dpi images. ...
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pgfplots external vs TikZ external

In my preamble I have both \usetikzlibrary{external} \usepgfplotslibrary{external} Since the first one externalizes TikZ figures, while the second one is more aimed towards pgf figures. But since ...
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Externalising TikZ pictures using PdfLaTeX

Here there is my problem with the externalising for tiki package with PdfLaTeX. I am not so new to LaTex, nevertheless I have never used the externalisation for the figures. I use texstudio on a mac (...
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printindex and tikzexternalize won't create a pdf-file for the tikz-image

When using \printindex and \tikzexternalize together, then \tikzsetnextfilename{pdfname} will not create a external pdf-file for the tikz-image. See sharelatex link: here or code here: \...
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forest with externalization ignores line breaks (bug?)

This code, compiled with pdflatex --shell-escape does not work as expected: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[external]{forest} \begin{document} this is the line of text I compile \end{document} ...
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TikZ externalize does not see shell-escape as enabled

I'm trying to compile a document with TikZ externalize and eps2pdf, both of which needs shell-escape to work. I'm using Emacs with AUCTeX, and would like to work from the editor alone. However, ...
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Avoid multiply defined labels using tikzscale and TikZ externalize

I'm using the tikzscale package to scale my TikZ and PGFPlots graphics. This packages uses several iterations to get the desired dimensions. If I'm activating the externalization and use a label to be ...
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Large datafile for pgfplots table gives out of memory

I have a problem with 3D plots (surf, contours, ...) when loading "large" tables of data. I get the error ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000].. I found an aswer here, in ...
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Tikz externalize and placing a caption overlapping with a picture

Original Problem I have some big "banana shaped" pictures in a document. Thus the picture fills the whole page, the "actual picture" i.e. the non-white space, however, does not. I place a caption in ...
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pgfplots legend disappearing with externalization

I have an issue with a combination of a special legend I am doing in a pgfplot, and with using tikz externalization. See the MWE below. The legend will not appear if I use externalization, but if I ...