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Questions tagged [output]

about the main output of the (La)TeX compilation process. Not meant to be used for questions about {compiling} in general or the {output-routine}.

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Are there any guides to using LaTeX's log files and other output?

I am using WinEdt and MikTex. When I PDFtex my document, it produces a rather huge log file, most of which is stuff I don't need, but some of which is important. Are there any good guides to using ...
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Control PDF file folder & filename output by global variable

I use LaTeX with Texmaker. Is output PDF always in same folder with main.tex? I have Arrayvariable.tex: %Client Name \def\ClientNames{{"VarA"}} main.tex: \pgfmathsetmacro{\ClientNamesNull}{\...
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Formatting code of a tex file output by Lyx

When converting a LyX document to a TeX file, I've noticed that the resulting code is not formatted in a "pretty" way. For example, when writing my own documents in LaTeX, I will tab lines with ...
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PDF not created after compilation

Suddenly when I compile the latex document a PDF file is not generated. I have no errors, and the only change from the last time when everything was OK is that my laptop restarted itself. Is there ...
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How to make TeXstudio show console output in its GUI like what TeXworks does?

When a file with hundreds of pages starts to be compiled, users will wait for several minutes but the "message" window of TeXstudio does not show the compilation progress bar. TeXworks shows the ...
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output directory Asymptote in TeXLive

How does the asymptote and asypictureB packages determine the output file and working directories? I tried to use asypictureB and TeXLive to produce my files and put all the output files to a ...
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pdf output of book documentclass

I am getting slightly confused with the pdf output of the book document class. I am writing the textbook for my Discrete Math course and I chose to use the book class with the default options. I ...
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Why all rows of the table are not produced in the output? [closed]

Full output After zooming the last part of page 2nd I put more than 60 rows in the source but the output pdf shows only 60. Why? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{forloop} \usepackage{...
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Why isn't my output showing up?

I can view the output pdf file if it's from Latex->dvi->pdf but for some reason, it won't show me any figures or my updated title now. If I use latex->pdf, I don't get any pdf output. \documentclass{...
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Print out all relevant document information. (Maybe a package?)

I starting to make a table which print out all for me relevant document information in one table like actual paper width, count of words, actual font size actual font type ... Is there maybe a ...
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Incorrect output with algorithm2e when using “newtxtext” package

I have a LaTeX document displaying an algorithm and the output is incorrect when I use the package newtxtext with algorithm2e. Here is the minimum working example that shows this problem. \...
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Marking/underlining certain expressions in output pdf

I'm currently writing my Master's thesis and want to avoid the use of "weasel words", i.e., ambigous and vague expressions that should not be in a scientific document. Is there a simple way I can make ...
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Why TexStudio can not show eps-figure?

I am using xelatex to plot eps-image in pdf-file. But the eps-image is not showing and I want to know why Something I have found: Case 1: xelatex + TexStudio -> eps-image can not show, pdf-image ...
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specify outputfile for pdflatex

pdflatex provides a possibility to specify the output directory: -output-directory=DIR use DIR as the directory to write files to I would like to set the output file so that pdflatex file.tex ...
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Change the name of output in .tex-File [duplicate]

is it possible to change the name of the file that pdflatex generates in the .tex-File? Background: I make sheets of exercises for an exam. Then I generate the same sheets with additional space for ...
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Auto-adapt width on output file [duplicate]

How can I make sure that in the output .pdf file the layout width is adapted automatically, without having to do it manually? Here is what my document looks like when it is opened I know I should ...
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Automatically Change the File Output name [duplicate]

Background: I'm writing an exam and solutions for the exam in LaTeX (using WinEdt 10.2, if that matters). The university has an exam package I'm using that lets me change one option on the package to ...
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Multiple test versions in the same output pdf using mcexam package

I'm using the package mcexam to build tests with randomised multiple choice questions and randomised answers. The package usage is as follows: \usepackage[output=exam, numberofversions=58, version=...
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Generate tex file from lualatex

Consider the following tex file, which compiles fine with lualatex. \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage{luacode} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) ...
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Import Stata 15 output into Latex

I know you may have seen this question dozens of times, but I still didn't find a helpful answer. I have to display some stata tables (descriptives, regressions, ...) in my uni research, but I don't ...
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Troubles when building a file with texmaker with pdf open on acrobat reader (Windows 10)

I'm editing .tex files with Texmaker on Windows 10 and I have the following issue. If I leave the .pdf file open on Acrobat Reader (the one relative to the .tex which I work on) then the editor shows ...
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how to caluclate the no of characters in the particular environment in latex

IS possible to check the character count is more than 1800 character in the particular environment? if it is greater than that it should be thrown the error? how to achieve this? my MWE is \...
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Why does \openout produce output in plain tex when it does not in latex?

This is a follow up question of this question. Why this plain code (from shreevatsar's answer) \newwrite\outfile \openout\outfile\jobname.out \end produce a page but this (equivalent) latex code ...
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How to fix TeX Live's -output-directory clash with filecontents, revtex?

I routinely use -output-directory=_out in TeX Live. Now, I have noticed that this becomes an issue with revtex4-1, which generates a \jobname Notes.bib (apparently, in that output folder) but does ...
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Have a custom PDF output path for each .tex file

With reference to this question: Path for saving PDF in TexStudio Is there any way I can have a custom output path for the PDFs for each different .tex file I compile? For instance, I want to put ...
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TeXstudio output in chrome after compile [closed]

i do not have pdf reader installed. i want my output in chrome after compiling my program in TeXstudio.
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What would it take to write a LaTeX engine for prodcuing text based output

As a potential follow on from Can LaTeX be persuaded to produce text output? there are a number of partial solutions to generating text based output (e.g., plain ascii/utf-8 text, html, xml). From ...
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How to increase minimum space between words in XeLaTex output?

Update: The problem seems to be that the spacing between some words is too small, and the ATS thinks it's one word. So, the ideal solution would be to set a minimum spacing across the entire document,...
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No PDF output In The Folder Containing the Built .tex File

It's been a long time since I cannot directly view the PDF output in the TexNic Center. However, what I did is I open the folder containing the built .tex file and open the PDF contained also in the ...
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How to make dvisvgm output colors properly (wrong text color on dark background)?

Example code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[alignedleftspaceno]{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \pagecolor{black} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \path node[text=white] ...
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How to output dvi file from TeXworks (XeLaTeX) and convert it to svg?

I am using TeXworks and typeset documents as XeLaTeX. Recently, I needed to convert some of my documents to svg format and found out that it can be done using dvisvgm. Unfortunately, when document is ...
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bibtex aux-files directory

Preamble: Setting the output directories TeX distros have the useful command line option --output-directory to create all output files in a specified directory. MikTeX provides an even more ...
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Wrong paper format with powerdot in TexShop [duplicate]

I use the powerdot class to create presentations. After the last update of TexLive (I use TexShop on Mac), the paper format (which was landscape by default) has become different (a4 or something alike)...
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PDF output works in macOS but not in Microsoft Windows?

In the PDF the boxes can be checked individually in macOS but not in Windows. If I check one box in Windows it automatically check the boxes for the other four questions. Why?! Output in windows ...
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Output Latex into single words and graphs

Is it possible to change the output of a LaTex file so that it generates one file per word and per graph? Instead of generating a single file that looks like this: ...
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Get fully expanded tex file [duplicate]

I'm using TexLive 2016. Is there a way I can get the expanded Latex BEFORE it is converted to PDF? Quick example in case I'm asking the wrong question! i.e. main.tex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \...
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File defined in \output is not generated

My sample tex file is as follows \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \immediate\openout5=sample \immediate\write5{ \noexpand\documentstyle[12pt]{article} } \immediate\write5{ \noexpand\...
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What is the directory TexStudio puts generated PDF files to?

I'm using TexStudio and I'm having trouble finding the directory into which PDF files are being generated to.
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Change Style without editing .tex

I have a latex PDF being generated from another language. It is designed to produce html output, but also produces the latex PDF output. I do not have access to the latex, so I can't modify it, but ...
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Link two TextFields so that they have the same content

I am trying to create a letter form in which the user has to fill out his address in the main body in TextFields. Is it possible to link the contents of these fields to a second field in the header of ...
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Citing a book chapter [duplicate]

I'm trying to cite some chapters in a book in a .bib file however when I compile the .tex file, I got some of the chapters without the authors names. I don't know the reason and how to fix this. Any ...
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Convert from Stata to LaTeX

I have the following in Stata: . xttab saving Overall Between Within saving | Freq. Percent Freq. Percent Percent ----------+---------...
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pdflatex specifying output directory doesn't find images in subdirectories

I have the root of my project in a directory called tex. This directory contains several subdirectories for different chapters: $ tree . └── tex ├── root.tex └── sub ├── chapter.tex ...
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Placing xelatex.exe Intermediate and Output Files in Another Folder

I want to save the output from a xelatex run into a different folder. I found the following explanation Link I have the fontspec package loaded in my preamble. in Texstuido i changed Menu > Options ...
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How do I refer to ouput-dir in a macro?

I build out-of-source with pdflatex -output-dir=/foo One of my macros generates temporary files in the working directory. \immediate\write18{bash -c "some-command >outputfile"} I want it to ...
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SVG math/other symbols in htlatex: Using something other than pstoedit

I have one file, and I want to alternately produce printable PDF files via xelatex and HTML pages via htlatex. By default, htlatex produces just really ugly, low-resolution PNG equations. I want SVG ...
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xelatex has stopped working / DVI to pdf Converter has stopped working

to create my pdf document with latex i use TeXnicCenter on windows 7 and after i update Miketex i got this crash Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: miktex-...
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PDF Preview doesn't zoom automatically anymore

I used the session function today for the first time (no idea if it might have something to do with that) and now when I change the size of the pdf preview (by moving the slider between source code ...
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Output-directory can't write on file log, linux terminal

I'm trying to run pdflatex on a specific file stored in ~/path/template.tex, now I also want to have the output be in the same path. Note that I'm currently working in another path (Not the root). So ...
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XeLaTeX delayed output producing [duplicate]

I made a few changes to my document, now it freezes for a few minutes during compilation, then continues and produces the output: This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99996 (TeX Live 2016/W32TeX) (...