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{pdf} is specifically about the PDF file format. If your question is about producing PDF output, choose an appropriate tag such as {pdftex} or {ps2pdf}. If your question concerns PDF reader software, also use {viewer} or a reader specific tag such as {acrobat}, {evince} or {okular}.

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How to restyle ugly fluorescent hyperlinks in PDF created from LaTeX [ have no source file]? [on hold]

PROBLEM: I have many PDFs in my library, clearly created with LaTeX. I want to to change/hide the flourescent boxy hyperlink style. But I do NOT have LaTeX source files QUESTION: Can anyone please ...
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Bookmarks hierarchy with custom titleclass

I'm new here, but I've been using LaTeX for some years already. Recently I had to define new chapter- and section-like levels in my document, and I created them using the titlesec package, with the ...
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Use multi-page PDF as multiple graphics in LyX with correct preview?

In LyX, the "Insert > Graphics" dialog is the standard way for including graphics and, usefully, provides an inline-preview of the graphic in question. LaTeX's \includegraphics command allows to ...
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Make words like naïve searchable via naive

very short question about the handling of umlaut and other unicode characters. Is it possible to make them searchable via their ascii-"equivalent" (e.g. a for ä)? Or can that only be done by the pdf ...
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Remove 'active contents' from PDF file that was converted from LaTeX?

I recently rewrote my CV in LaTeX using Overleaf.com. Once I finished writing my CV in LaTeX, I downloaded it as a PDF. I'm now trying to upload my CV on brassring (careers website) and every time I ...
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How to read %%Pages:… from *.xbb file

Given the auxiliary file test.xbb %%Title: test.pdf %%Creator: extractbb 20180506 %%BoundingBox: 0 0 300 343 %%HiResBoundingBox: 0.000000 0.000000 300.290000 342.810000 %%PDFVersion: 1.4 %%Pages: 17 %...
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PDF inbound as appendix while keeping document style

In 2014, there was found a solution for the following problem: In my appendix, I want to add several PDF documents (questionnaires) which I used in a study. I managed to implement an appendix and ...
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PDF bookmarks don't get proper formatting

In my document, I have two chapter titles with \em commands and --- dashes, which get correctly converted to italics and em-dash in the text. But the PDF bookmarks are not created properly: \em: if I ...
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Directly extracting PDF from Kile under MiKTeX in Windows 10?

I am using the latest testing version of Kile under MiKTeX in Windows 10, which is awesome so far. It took me a while to find how to generate a PDF file, the built-in command seems clicking the "...
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pandoc to PDF not putting a shaded block around language specific code sections

I have the following text in my .md file: ### Table of Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures The example below shows how to place a table of contents, a list of tables, and a list of figures, ...
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Subsection Appears Twice

I'm writing a report including images and pdf files, and I just realized there was a bug with the last subsections: they appear twice when I create the pdf It only happens with the two last ...
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Margins in PDF document

I created a LaTeX document with a header and converted it to PDF with luatex. When I open the document with a PDFviewer (I tried Acrobat and pdf exchange editor) and try to print it, the PDF viewers ...
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Copying text from pdf created using xelatex containing Malayalam text

When I create a pdf file containing English text using pdflatex, I can copy text from it and get a reasonably fair text when pasted in a text editor. But when I do the same with a pdf of Malayalam ...
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PDF couldn't build in EM site

I am trying to submit a manuscript in the Springer journal. Although I could build pdf on my PC, when I submit latex files (.tex, .ds and .clo) as well as all figures separately as .pdf files, ...
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pdfliteral stroke shape after transformation

Is it possible to modify coordinates in PDF while keeping the stroke square-shaped? My problem is the following. If I use code like this: \pdfliteral{q 0.5 w 1 0 0 3 0 0 cm 0 0 m 0 20 l 50 20 l ...
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Hide text from displaying but retain it selectable and searchable

Continuing https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/463516, is there a way to create an invisible PDF text associated with a drawn symbol? Assume that we have some command (say, \sqp) which draws some symbol ...
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Windowed Beamer presenter mode on Linux

There are several Linux solutions to show beamer presentations listed here: Is there a nice solution to get a "presenter mode" for Latex presentations? However, all of them use fullscreen ...
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LYX error when trying to convert to PDF

I downloaded LYX 2.3.1-1 and miktex. I'm writing documents in Hebrew - Set up a shortcut for Using both Hebrew and English. But no matter what i do - I can't convert the Docs to any other format. ...
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How do I generate a PDF without compressing the page count?

I need to submit a PDF to an online submission portal that searches the plaintext PDF file for the page count in order to verify that it has the correct number of pages. PdfTeX by default compresses ...
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Font supporting all UTF-8 characters in XeLaTeX

I'm generating a pdf with xelatex that could contain arbitrary utf8 printable characters. Is there a font that will support all unicode printable characters? If not, what are the pluses and minuses ...
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Included PDF image has invisible, but selectable text

I am currently facing some problem when I tried to import a PDF as a graphic. The PDF with some original text beside was first cropped to remove the text and then imported using \includegraphics. ...
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How to use LaTeX on VS Code?

I am very new to using VS Code and am very lost in it. I would like to edit and preview tex documents in VSC like I can on overleaf. I Installed LaTeX Workshop through VSC, but I can't see any preview....
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PDF views stopped updating, no longer detecting errors

Using windows 10, MikTex and TeXmaKer. Have been using Latex for a while to make simple documents without many problems. I was starting to learn how to use the wrapfigure environment. When i loaded \...
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Overleaf cannot render any LaTex [closed]

I'm new to overleaf and I'm trying to render a basic document and I get: "PDF Rendering Error Something went wrong while rendering this PDF." Does anyone know what might cause this? I have tried ...
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How to add a dynamic footer to multiple PDF files?

I'm looking for an automated solution (application, tool, script...) to the following problem. I've got multiple PDF files and for each file I want to put a footer on the first page of the document. ...
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AASTEX62 doesn't allow pdf to contain a table of contents.

I am trying to compile a pdf from Latex source using TexStudio, which calls pdflatex. Take a look at the following code: %\documentclass[]{aastex62} \documentclass{article} \usepackage[]{hyperref} \...
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Pdf does not compile [closed]

I am seeing this in miktex/logs/ pdflatex.log: starting with command line: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode ModBook.tex 2018-11-18 08:04:04,769-0800 INFO pdflatex - allowing known ...
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proper format for pdfauthor in case of two authors [closed]

Assuming a paper has two authors: John Smith and Sally Sixpack, what's the "right" (i.e., most useful) way to put them into the pdfauthor option of hyperref? Choices: pdfauthor={John Smith and Sally ...
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Unicode error when inserting PDF figure into LaTeX document

I receive the following error when attempting to compile a LaTeX document: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character \GenericError {(inputenc)}{Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+2069) The ...
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showkeys as pdfnotes

I usually use the latex package showkeys in interactive mode: I just look up the pdf file on my screen (rather than printing it). For this reason I would prefer that the labels produced by showkeys ...
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How do I create a PDF document whose height exactly matches the contents?

I have a document that is about 1/3 to 1/2 page long. I want to compile it to a PDF document. That PDF document will be included in another document, so I want it to be short - it should contain only ...
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Problem to add part pdf page under same page in latex

why can't i include a pdf page into a page already having text in latex? when I insert a PDF page under a section or subsection, latex takes it to a fresh new page. I tried scaling down but it didn't ...
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I'd like to put a full pdf page in my document, but it doesn't work!

i've got an issue. I'm writing a LaTeX document, i would like to make a page of my final document as a pdf file (that is a text). I searched on this site but no one of the existing topic helped me. I ...
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Make portions of document images so that text within is not-searchable

I would like to create a macro that converts its paramater into an image with the goal that the text within this macro is not found using the search feature built into standard PDF viewers. Thus, ...
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Hidden pages in LaTeX

I'm trying to create a resume that would be one page only with 'hidden pages' (so the document would have a number of pages of which only main page would be shown). The idea is that on the main page I ...
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Jumping colors in beamer presentation

I have a very strange problem in my beamer presentation: I create a lot of tikz pictures externally and then include them as pdf pictures in the presentation. If you look at these pdf documents ...
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How to copy minus as hyphen?

There is a question about minuses in listings. Is it possible to make (document-wide) the minus sign (−) to look like the typographic minus, but be copied from the resulting PDF as the hyphen (-), ...
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How to make latex output PDF unrecoverable from extracting latex code?

I have a book in latex and I want to give the output PDF to a book publisher, I want to lock or do something to this output PDF so they cannot recover the latex code. Is this possible?
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Preserve hyperlinks in included PDF in LyX?

It seems that in LaTeX, it is not generally possible to preserve the hyperlinks in an included PDF (see e.g. "How to preserve hyperlinks in included PDF?"). However, I was wondering: Does this ...
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How to create PDF using LualaTex and CMD

I have MikTex installed. Now I would like to batch process a number of .tex files to .pdf using command line input and lualatex as a compiler. Is this possible ? So I tried: lulalatex main.tex and it ...
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Can I sabotage attempts to make EPUB from my PDF?

Suppose that I have a tex-based PDF manuscript with math content. I am wondering if it is possible to "sabotage" attempts to convert that PDF to EPUB. Specifically, I am wondering if all math ...
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How to add an image tooltip annotation in hidden mode using the LaTeX pdfcomment module?

Using the pdfcomment package to create an interactive tooltip when hovering over an image can be created with: \usepackage{pdfcomment} \pdftooltip{\includegraphics{img.png}}{This is the ALT text} ...
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Compiling to PDF without line breaks

This has been asked before, but the discussion veered off course to using TEX as the source instead of a PDF. So to borrow the previous question's phrasing: "I want to be able to copy text from PDF to ...
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Convert DVI into PDF properly

For viewing my work when I'm programming LaTeX, I decided to use the DVI format. The reason is that the result is perfect compare to the PDF. For example, the borders of tabulars appear perfeclty ...
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fontawesome icons too big using XeLaTeX

I have the exact same problem as this from 5 years ago: fontawesome icons are getting too big using XeLaTeX, but as I have no reputation I can't comment on the post so need to ask as a new question - ...
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Latex PDF encoding issue

I've generated a PDF using summatraPDF. the code was written using algorithmicx and algpseudocode. THe problem arises when i try to read the PDF using some java code(PDFBOX). whenever the code gets to ...
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How to fit and insert PDF onto a page with a subsection?

So i tried this: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{...
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Can LaTeX embed PDF into the QR code too?

In this package, where strings, or texts are embedded into QR code. I recently learned that we can also include PDF into a QR code. Many online site does not provide this service for free. I am ...
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Algorithm pseudocode in markdown

I am writing a project report in markdown. Use LaTeX inside the markdown to write formulas. Then I convert the markdown file to PDF with pandoc. All works like a charm. But, I would like to include ...
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“\pageref” produces wrong page number. It's time to argue!

I know this can be considered as duplicate question. I'm not here to find solution for it. I asked this question just to argue about reliability of pageref. I mean, why this malfunctioning happens so ...