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Yellow stripe on the header of the frame (TexStudio)

I have recently downloaded TexStudio, and imported my project from Overleaf into it. Now, when I run the preview, I get the following behaviour: The part, where the header was supposed to be, has a ...
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Glossary will not not be displayed (however I try)

So the weirdest thing ever happened. I set up a template, it worked all fine and dandy. And then I reload the document some days later, and everything is white. For no reason I could find, my glossary ...
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Button in pdf that executes shell command when pressed? [closed]

Can I have a button in pdf that executes shell command when clicked and show output in the same or other pdf?
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Beamer "Presentation Mode" for Offline File (Overleaf Editor)

I've made a Beamer presentation for my thesis defense and I would like to download the file to avoid any possible issues with Overleaf or my internet connection during my presentation. The issue is I ...
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Includegraphics clipped parts still here even if not visible

I am trying to use \includegraphics to remove unwanted parts of a pdf image. The current syntax I use is: \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \node[inner sep = 0pt, anchor = center] (...
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Rendering a PDF file, and/or converting PDF to PNG, with anti-aliasing and transparent background

I am trying to convert a LuaLaTeX-generated PDF file to a PNG file with anti-aliasing and a transparent background (white text on a black background). I have also posted a question here to see if ...
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Include PDF with section title only on first page

As suggested here, I'm using \includepdf to insert several multi-page PDF files of musical scores into a LaTeX document: \newcommand{\insertScore}[3] { \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{#2} \...
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How to utilize svg2tikz?

I am trying to convert an SVG image (or a PDF image) to TikZ code. I installed svg2tikz two ways, 1) as an Inkscape extension and 2) as a Python pip extension. The documentation is useless. I cannot ...
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Adding a "zooming" effect in a tikz scheme

I would like to ask if it is possible to add a kind of "zoom" effect by using tikz ? More precisely : I am trying to reproduce a figure like this : Thanks to another user : I am able to ...
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PDF Rendering Error

I have some files in Overleaf. When I want to compile it on my laptop I received some error as follows: PDF Rendering Error: Something went wrong while rendering this PDF. But I can compile it on my ...
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Latex PdF viewer swaps even and odd pages

I've just updated TeX and doing so seems to have introduced a weird quirk that happens when viewing a .pdf through the Tex PDF viewer. I have my Tex PDF viewer set to view 'Two pages' and after ...
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PDFAnnotExtractor 0.1l causes an error with class file versions 55.0

Faced a problem with PDFAnnotExtractor 0.1l. Problem with update of PDFAnnotExtractor? Just try in TeXLive\2022\texmf-dist\scripts\pax\ java -jar pax.jar And get an error (with last updated Java 1.8....
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How to prevent a landscape page from turning upside down when printed?

I have some problems when I want to print a PDF where one of the pages has been turned to landscape format. In the PDF, I turned one page to landscape format to make it easier to read an image (note ...
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Radio buttons are not displayed on iPad

I have created a form with radio buttons. Everything looks fine in Chrome, Edge and Firefox. As soon as I open it on an iPad the buttons are missing and the marker changes. I have tried a lot of ...
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How to plot a customized bell shape using tikz

I would like to ask if it is possible to reproduce this figure on LateX using tikz ? If so could you help me to give some advice to do so ? EDIT : This is my current script. \documentclass{article} \...
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File cannot be found error

Can't find a pdf file of the document anymore, pdf does not compile, after entering the following \documentclass[a4paper, pointlessnumbers, %draft, parskip=half, automark ]{...
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Fillable PDF form autoscaling font size [duplicate]

I want to create a pdf with several fillable form boxes but I can't do so with any free PDF software. I can do it in LaTeX but I can't seem to figure out how to get the text in the fillable form to ...
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What are the boundaries of TeX?

Does TeX have a limit at all? I've seen in forums that besides rendering objects with pgfplots and tikz, to animating with animate, to interactive PDFs by embedding Javascript in TeX, actually nothing ...
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pdftex with error 3.1415 ... cannot work after update with windows 10 and 11

PDFTEX cannot work, but PDFLATEX is working fine.
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Why is hyperxmp suppressing the PDf Info dictionary?

The following source generates in the log file the following: Package hyperxmp Warning: Suppressing the _entire_ PDF Info dictionary. (hyperxmp) Please notify the hyperxmp maintainer. .....
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Get number of pages in document [duplicate]

When writing reports it is common to have a page of meta-information at the start, written by, checked by, client, date etc. One of the fields I need is number of pages. Since I'm going to be ...
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dvips or dvipdf + evince = missing special characters on printout

This started happening fairly recently (sometime between April 7 and May 5). It appears that if I convert a DVI to a PDF (e.g. using dvipdf, although I'm not sure what all tools trigger this) and then ...
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Error in making table with multiple columns

I try to make a table with more than two columns as follows \begin{center}\begin{tabular}{cc} Sub & $A_i$ & $B_i$ & $C_i$ & $D_i$ & $E_i$ & $F_i$ & $G_i$ & $H_i$ \\ ...
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glossaries does not work [closed]

At some point glossaries stopped compiling glossaries. I thought something was wrong in my preamble, but now I am not sure because of the following minimum working example which yields 1 blank pdf. ...
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Overleaf: PDF causing compilation timeout (due to an infinite loop)

I just added a PDF in my Overleaf project (created by myself from Samsung Notes, never had a problem before) and adding this pdf using \includepdf[pages=-]{Tp12.pdf} (see pictures below) with \...
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Text line contains an invalid character. ...^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@...... vimtex

I have the following problem (see attached). Sometimes when I compile nearly everything disappears on my live-compiled file (I use vimtex on Linux). The only error I get is the following: Text line ...
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Can I view a template from a pdf?

Let's say I am looking at a mathematics paper online in the form a pdf. Is there a way I can extract what Latex template they used? Or is there any way I can figure out what Latex template they are ...
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Convert LaTeX PDF page to SVG

I would like to convert a PDF page created with LaTeX to SVG, in a scriptable fashion (like command line). I used inkscape on command line, and this partly worked, but I lost the fonts. I guess I need ...
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pdf file containing a cropped image is displayed as if the image is not cropped already

I have come across this code here(How to manipulate an externally-generated pdf figure in LateX?) that allows me to send some labels/annotations to an image in a pdf file. The pdf file is already ...
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Digital text disappeared of pdf in Latex. Why? [duplicate]

I am just trying to incroporate PDF into Latex by either using: %\includepdf[pages={1}]{example.pdf} OR %\includegraphics[ % page= 1, %width=\textwidth, %height=\textheight, %keepaspectratio, ...
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includegraphics in "BioMed Central's TeX template"

I'm using "BioMed Central's TeX template" ("BioMedCentral_article (ZIP format) - preferred template"), New+Content+Item.zip - you can find it with a WWW search. I add onto the ...
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outputting pdf with page numbers that align to printed? [duplicate]

I have a situation where documents are issued daily, but are compiled into a paper volume at a later date. The page numbers follow on so that the volume is numbered continuously. I'm thinking of ...
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Is there a way to extract math from a pdf in LaTeX format using SESHAT?

So I've been tasked with using SESHAT to extract the math problems from a large pdf into latex format, but seshat requires an InkML or SCGink file type as it's input. Is there a way I can convert pdf ...
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HTML to PDF with Pandoc: How to change background color of the PDF?

I want to change the background color of the default white to #353535 and for that I'm trying to use the 'backgroundcolor' variable like so, pandoc FINAL.html \ > -f html \ > -V backgroundcolor:#...
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Background of standalone tikz is not transparent [duplicate]

I am trying to export the following as pdf and somehow the background is always white and not transparent. Any ideas how to solve that? Even the following minimal working example doesnt work. \...
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Blank space after equal-sign in Python-Code-Section of LaTeX-Dokument-PDF by using packages "listings" and "pythonhighlight"

Does anybody know how to set the packages "listings" and "pythonhighlight" for displaying one blank space before (this already works) and after an "=" (and maybe other ...
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`bad trailer dictionary` when processing PDF generated with lualatex

For several reasons, my workflow includes running my (Lua)LaTeX PDF through ghostscript like this: gs -o output.pdf -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress input.pdf Since recently (TeX Live 2021 ...
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Customize copy-text for box

Motivation My end goal is to include more Mathematica expressions in LaTeX-pdfs that are copy-paste-able back into Mathematica notebooks. For instance, the code \usepackage{mmacells} ... \begin{...
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Changing PDF blend mode (transparency) in LuaTeX node list

How can I set transparency/opacity in LuaTeX node list processing? In my case I'd like to set the blend mode for a rule/rectangle. I tried the following: % !TEX TS-program = lualatex \documentclass[...
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no xml metadata stream with xetex

My aim is to produce a pdf file (letter) with an included metadata stream for later indexing purposes. The tex-file gets created by a program and the compilation should be possible by three major ...
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Shift from print to tablet

Ten years ago, most people either read scienfitic papers on the screen or printed them on paper. Today, I have the impression that printing becomes rare and people prefer tablet computers (often iPads)...
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dvisvgm won't create text, only paths, no matter what option

Hope you're all doing well. I'm sorry if this isn't the right place for this, but I'm creating a piece of software and it requires an SVG to work, but the user must input a PDF. I am trying to use ...
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keywords detection in pdf from latex

I recently wrote my first LaTeX cv. once I started to apply for jobs i notice that the tool them using to scan my CV doing some wrong classification like give me wrong name, or missing some skills I ...
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PDF figure not compiling

I know that this a common request in this forum but I've tried all suggestions of previous posts unsuccessfully. I apologize if it's still obvious. So basically, I am trying to compile a pdf image on ...
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Difference between `latexmk -xelatex` and `latexmk -pdfxe`?

I am using latexmk to generate a set of pdfs using a PowerShell script, and I see there are two options for doing so. I can either use -xelatex or -pdfxe. Both work and give me the same output, and ...
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Add table of content to pdf's bookmarks, but suppress printing the actual page with the table of content

Writing a short report in Latex with documentclass scrartcl. This kind of report does not have a table of content printed. Viewing the PDF on a ereader I realised that it is rather useful to have a ...
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Failure to include pdf files in a Windows 11 computer using LuaLaTex MikTex, but ok in Windows 10

I am a reasonably apt LaTeX user, being a local reference to solve problems. However, this baffles me and I could use some help. I already did a lot of checking on both installations, and reinstalled ...
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One pdf file for each chapter in addition to the global pdf

For my lecture notes, I have a big tex file containing \include commands (one for each chapter). Is there a way to typeset in one go : the whole file: i.e. all the files appearing in the includeonly (...
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Caption above inserted PDF [closed]

I have inserted a three pages long table in my project. The table was added as a pdf document. Now I would like to insert a caption above the table with Table A= … I have tried to figure it out by ...
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TeX Giving a Blank Console

Using a Mac on Monterey 12.2.1, and TeXShop on 4.70. When attempting to Typeset, the console window is completely blank. A "which pdflatex" search in the Terminal gives /Library/TeX/texbin/...
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