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PDF Preview of LaTeX does not refresh in VS Code when PDF is used in another program

When I compile a LaTeX file on VS Code, the PDF viewer does not automatically refresh when this file is open in Adobe Acrobat Reader or syncing in Google Drive. This is despite the PDF file being ...
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Rendering jupyter notebooks to PDF using LaTex generates unwanted characters?

Cross-posting on SO: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/78337970/fix-rendering-issue-when-converting-jupyter-notebooks-to-pdf. I bring this question over TeX sub as it may be also relevant and ...
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Latex symbols korean make pdf using GitHub Actions

I'm using latex-action to build from code written in latex into a pdf using GitHub Actions. The problem is that I'm having trouble with the Korean language. Can you give me a hand? Korean.tex \...
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Asymptote and PDF version 1.4

Since version 2.88, Asymptote produces PDF version 1.5 (announcement). I need to produce a PDF version 1.4 with LaTeX. When I use the pdf14 package in LaTeX, I get a warning pdfTeX warning: pdflatex (...
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Why does my PDF from Overleaf look good in Preview but bad in Adobe?

When I write documents in Overleaf, I can see a preview of the document in the right window. I like how the document looks in Overleaf's preview; fortunately, this is also how it looks when I download ...
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Latex2e ijmpa not producing pdf file in overleaf

I'm writing in overleaf using the style files provided here and when I compile the document I can see the pdf without any problems in the built-in viewer but it doesn't create a separate pdf file if ...
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How to compile a part of .tex file without commenting out the unwanted sections, to preserve cross-references?

I have my main.tex file which has the main text and sup.tex file which has the supplementary text, in the same project folder in LaTeX (I use overleaf). See the content of main.tex below, which gives ...
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Making a lot of slightly different versions of a PDF with LaTeX

I need to create a large number (say 20) of versions of PDF documents that are slightly different, that come from one LaTeX document. What I envisage is some kind of custom labels that are interpreted ...
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I'm trying to use latex to generate pdf and svg formats of the pictures I made, but the useage of the dvisvgm tool will make my pdf file look weird

Thank you for reading my question Introduction My latex compile environment is VSCode + Texlive + LaTeX workshop. I want to use the tikz toolkit in latex to draw some pictures and generate .pdf and ...
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How to append a PDF file to a LaTeX and keep its aspect ratio? [duplicate]

I would like to append a PDF file to a LaTeX document and keep its aspect ratio, which is different than the original aspect ratio of the document. To clarify, I have a PDF file which is a standard ...
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How to implement conditional fields in fillable PDF forms created in LaTeX?

Following this question How to dynamically format a number with thousand separators in a `\TextField` of a fillable pdf? My goal now is to have certain fields appear or become hidden based on the user'...
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Link to sections/labels from independent PDF file

I have a LaTeX document with sections/labels, and I want to create links to these from a SVG image. This SVG file is created in Inkscape and exported to PDF, and I'm not satisfied with the export ...
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How to dynamically format a number with thousand separators in a `\TextField` of a fillable pdf?

I'm using LaTeX to create a PDF form and would like to display numbers in text fields (\TextField) with thousand separators. For example, converting "5000000" to "5,000,000". Here ...
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includepdf not sizing correctly the page

I'm using pdfpages (in overleaf) to include a cover for my document. As you can see in the picture, it doesn't fit to the page. I've tried many options (noautoscale, fitpage, scale) but it is always ...
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Unable to set pdfkeywords

When I use the \RequirePackage{pdfmanagement-testphase}\DeclareDocumentMetadata{testphase=phase-II} packages, I am unable to set the pdfkeywords text as intended; instead, some unwanted content is ...
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bibliography issues

I have a situation where my bibliography is not automatically getting updated. I run within emacs and previously used TeXShop. I was able to get it to work with the following: $ latex report.tex $ ...
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A way to include invisible comments in PDF files

In XeTeX, I would like to include comments such as "LABEL234" into the code of a PDF file, at the current TeX location but neither changing the visual appearance of the document nor changing ...
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Creating Dynamic PDF with a Button to add a TextField

I haven't created a PDF using LaTeX but is currently learning how to use it. The purpose of using LaTeX for PDF generation is for creating a PDF Form that can take inputs. The PDF that I will be ...
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"I am unable to change the XMP copyright status

When I use the \RequirePackage{pdfmanagement-testphase} \DeclareDocumentMetadata{testphase=phase-II} packages, I am unable to change the copyright status to Copyrighted. It defaults to Unknown in the ...
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Issue with link between documents (xr-hyper) and PDF viewers

I am using the package xr-hyper and xr-zref to generate hyperlinks and references between different documents. By far the packages work really well and generate all links and refs. The problem is that ...
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How can I compile the pdf!

How everyone, please I don't know where is the problem but I cannot compile the pdf \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[arabic,french,farsi]{babel} \...
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Add pdf metadata with Lualatex (without hyperref)

I would like to add pdf metadata to my output with lualatex. I know how to do it with hyperref, but I only like to include that package if I need it. Is there another way? I can use \pdfinfo with ...
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How to prevent combination of i and j into a diagraph ij in PDF [duplicate]

I use the package fontenc to manage letters with diacritics as one glyph. However, the package newtx has the unpleasant side effect that it manages the combination of i and j as a glyph ij. This is ...
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Section name in PDF reader side bar

i have a problem with the section names in the PDF reader side bar. I'm using the hyperref package. Inside my appendix I'm adding sections this way (MWE): \documentclass[12pt, a4paper,...
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How to configure LyX to create PDF file in the same folder and open the right PDF file with "view"

I would like LyX to create the PDF file in the same folder as the *.lyx file. I'm using LyX 2.4 on Windows 11. Note that the 11 year old answer to the similar question "Can LyX automatically ...
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LaTeX horrible issues with generating PDF file, unsolved issue and no answers [closed]

This is my first time posting here so I'm not sure what the formatting is. I'll try to be as detailed as possible. I've been recently trying to get into LaTeX, so I installed MikTex and Texmaker a ...
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Whatever I do Texifier does not create the PDF file

Whatever I do it keeps returning the message "PDF does not exist, please typeset your document to generate PDF" Even when I typeset the document (no errors) the message stays the same and ...
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How to enter symbols and align equations [closed]

1)I wrote an equation and when I hover my mouse over it it shows perfectly as I want it to but when I am knitting to pdf I get the error 1 : Code used for error1: $var(u_{t}) = {\delta}_{u}^2 < \...
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PDF figure as A4 landscape page

I have a map with a given scale as a PDF in A4 that I want to insert as a figure (with a figure caption) in a document. Since the map has a scale (1:50000), I want the figure to fill the whole page ...
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How to change the tooltip unmarked annotations to marked annotations using PDF scripting

I'am working on my tooltip package custom-tooltip.sty. Please see below of custom-tooltip.sty \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}[2020/02/20] \ProvidesPackage{custom-tooltip}[2020/11/30 custom-tooltip Package] %...
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breakable textfield

is there any way to have a fillable textfield which is breakable across two pages, i.e. not to be forced to one page only? MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{letter} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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What is the Meaning of 'LaTeX Document' in the Context of Journal Submission?

I am going to submit solutions to the School Science and Mathematics Association journal. They require solutions to be uploaded in both LaTeX document and PDF formats. I have written the solution in ...
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How to add alternating (book) indentation into an existing pdf?

I have my own latex script and I need to add an already existing .pdf file, but I need it in the printing form (my latex document class has the twoside parameter). I am using the pdfpages package, so ...
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Pandoc md to pdf using yaml as settings file

I use pandoc to print my booknotes (written in markdown, saved as {filename}.md) into PDFs for my editor to read and comment. I've created a YAML frontmatter file with all my variables. The variable I ...
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pdflatex for pdf with interactive/fillable box with adjustable height to input

Following up on this question from August 2023, is there any update on creating a form on a hyperref generated pdf, with height adjustable (without rescaling) to the context, so it can be saved/...
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Increasing font size for section headings using titlesec in rmarkdown bookdown package

I would like to increase the font size of my chapter titles. I am producing a pdf using bookdown package in rmarkdown. I have followed this answer, but I get the result that my chpater headings are ...
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How to Sharpen a PDF Drawing

The following Wikipedia image is in the public domain: Using \includegraphics, I incorporated the image into some LaTeX code, edited out the border, and saved the remaining portion as a PDF. Now, ...
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is there a program that automatically convert old printings into TeX files? [duplicate]

When we download scans of old printings about math and physics, we usually see terrible typesetting like this: The look of it is terrible, the text is not recognized correctly (when I copy it, it ...
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Obfuscate/scramble text in PDF

If you need to share a PDF document containing non-disclosable images you can use the draft option \documentclass[draft]{book} Is it possbible to do something similar for text? For debug purposes I ...
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How to Overlay Two PDFs in LaTeX with Adjustable Opacity?

I am working on a project where I need to overlay two PDF documents in LaTeX and control the opacity of each layer. Specifically, I want to include two PDF pages in a single page and adjust how much ...
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How to combine, in a PDF document, a tooltip with a hyperref : xspace behavior broken

Acronyms in my PDF document should provide a tooltip definition, as well as a hyperref to where each was defined in the text. The following document uses xspace and stacks a tooltip with a hyperref, ...
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Trouble Animating a Sequence of PNG Images in LaTeX using the animate Package

Hello LaTeX Community, I am currently working on a document using the scrbook class and am trying to incorporate an animation of multiple .png images. I have 20 images named sequentially from frame0....
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Problem with moderncv

I have been trying to write a CV with LaTeX following this tutorial : https://www.baeldung.com/cs/latex-moderncv-resume The commands given in the tutorial to install MiKTeX didn't work in my command ...
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Storage location of PDFs created by LyX on Mac

I am using the current Lyx version on an up-to-date Mac and have one issue: LyX is supposed to store the PDFs in the same folder location as the source file .lyx, however on my Mac the PDFs are always ...
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The color settings for PDF preview are not functioning correctly

Today, when openinging LaTeX workshop, I suddenly found that the color settings of PDF window such as: page colors background or foreground, even invert seeting were not working, and I couldn't change ...
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How to solve: LaTeX Error: File `Amr_Beamer.sty' not found [closed]

this error is happening in my file, i'm using TeXstudio. Could anyone help me fix it? I hope the pdf can be generated, because I can't generate the pdf. I'm trying to compile this file, but I can't ...
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What's the best way to see the most important differences in the contents between a PDF file with Type 1 & 3 fonts and a PDF file with Type 1 fonts?

Continuing What's the best way to view changes that emerged due to upgrades of TeX Live? , let's assume we have two files, old.pdf and new.pdf, obtained from the same LaTeX sources (a two-column ...
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How to fix page numbering and page references in the table of contents?

Hey in my table of contents appendixes display incorrectly The chapter "List of tables" is actually on page 40, but "Appendix A" (In the picture named as "Dodatek A", &...
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I use mdpi's latex template to generate pdf files, the first page of the file is not a summary, but a string of text that does not appear in the code

The first page of the generated pdf file looks like this.Very confusing text, I can't find this content in any code. The error reported when running the code is like this, but the PDF can be compiled ...
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How do I define alt text on images in tagpdf?

I installed the latest version (install-tl-20231205) and am tying to build an accessible document. The first line of the document is: \DocumentMetadata{testphase={phase-III,math}} I am following the ...
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