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Questions tagged [pdfpages]

{pdfpages} is a package that simplifies the inclusion of external multi-page PDF documents in LaTeX documents.

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How can I crop included PDF documents?

I've got a PDF that is automatically generated from a certain piece of software, that I want to include in the report I'm writing. I'm using pdfpages which gets the job done elegantly, but the problem ...
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How to include PDF pages without a newpage before the first page?

I am using pdfpages which works quite well. But this time, I want to include a 5 page pdf and the first page should be scaled down a bit such that above the first page is enough space for a ...
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pdflatex, \includegraphics, and multi-page PDF files

I have a PDF file with multiple figures; each figure is a separate page in the PDF file. I am using pdflatex, and I would like to use \includegraphics or equivalent to include some of the figures. ...
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TOC entries and labels for included PDF pages

I am embedding full pages from another PDF document (using the pdfpages package), but I would like to be able to declare my own section headings before each embedded document (for e.g. hyperlinking / ...
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Header and page numbers with pdfpages

I have a chapter of attachments which contains pdf files in this format, using the awesome pdfpages package: \chapter{Title} Lots of multipage pdfs following \includepdf[pages=-,frame,scale=0.9]{abc....
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Base document page numbers with pdfpages

I'm writing a report, in LaTeX. And I need to include, as appendices, other latex documents I have written. I am currently doing this using pdfpages and it works. However, the inserted PDF has no page ...
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How to add a page number to the included PDF pages?

I'm creating a documentation with some included pdf files (mostly diagrams or tables) in the following way. \includepdf[pages=1-10, angle=90]{requirements/Requirements.pdf} The command "includepdf" ...
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automated indexing against keyword file

I use the package pdfpages to include scanned and ocr'd pdf's in my LaTeX document, and I need to index them (over 200 pages). I have a plain .txt file with all keywords that I'd like to find my ocr'd ...
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Insert PDF file in LaTeX document

I have a problem when I insert a PDF file in LaTeX: \usepackage[final]{pdfpages} \includepdf[pages=-]{file.pdf} The problem is that the PDF page is not centered: I've tried to place tags center, ...
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Includepdf as a figure

I want to include some pages of a pdf file into my document and wrap them into a figure with a caption for example (with pdfpages) \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includepdf[pages={1,3,2},...
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How to create a Book Cover with pdfpages

i know there are many questions on how to create a book cover, but my questions seems to be a bit different. I create a frontpage, a backpage and the spine for my cover Frontpage: \documentclass{...
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Include multiple pdf pages on single sheet

I would like to include multiple pages from a pdf document on a single page im my document. \includepdf can do that using the 'nup' option. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{...
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miktex with pdfpages - first page repeated instead of actual pages of original pdf

I have the following problem with the pdfpages package. After the update of my MiKTeX installation, the following command \includepdf[pages=-,pagecommand={},offset=15pt 15pt,width=175mm]{test.pdf} ...
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Overlay LaTeX/TeX coding easily on PDF with 300 pages

I've been looking for a way to overlay TeX/LaTeX i.e maths language etc (everything LaTeX is designed for) onto a background document containing 310 pages combined together in a PDF file. So far I ...
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How to use tilde or space in includepdf filename?

I'm trying to include a pdf in a document, using pdfpages package, but I'm having troubles when filename contains tilde or space. e.g. \includepdf[pages=-]{C:/Users/MYUSER~1/AppData/Local/Temp/...
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Error when inserting a PDF page into a Beamer presentation

I'm using pdfpages to insert a page from a pdf file into my Beamer presentation, but the result is a completely empty page. Here is smaller version of the file: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{...
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Can I add tikzpictures to pages included with pdfpages

I would like to decorate pages of some pdf documents with tikzpictures. My idea was to include them with pdfpages, and then draw a tikzpicture overlay on top of the page. \documentclass[12pt]{article}...
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Include several pages of a PDF without losing LaTex document style

I would like to include several pages of a PDF as a subsection in my LaTex Document using the package pdfpages. I tried \includepdf[scale=0.8,pages=1-5,pagecommand=\subsection{blub}]{testpdf} from ...
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Printing a double-sided A5 document on A4 paper

I have a doubled-sided A5 landscape document with the following page order: As my printer supports only A4 paper, I want to print two of these pages on one portrait A4 paper so that I can cut it in ...
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How to automatically output page order to print 8 pages of a booklet on a single sheet of Letter paper?

Im new to tex so I'm sorry if this is something is actually easy to do but I cannot find a solution. I want to print a signature/booklet of my book by printing two separate parts of the sig on one ...
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Attached external pdf file is not showing page number

I am writing my thesis. I have a "main" LaTeX file from where I am calling (attaching) pdf file. But the attached pdf file is not showing any page number. Also, it is not showing other page style I ...
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Using a macro as value of addtotoc in \includepdf

I would like to include pages from an external PDF file into my document, using the pdfpages package. The following works for me: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \...
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pdfpages rotate odd pages 180º

I'm trying to create a booklet with pdfpages. So far it's working, but I would like to tweak the page orientation to put all the spreads/pages "straight" (rotate odd pages 180º). I've tried different ...
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pdfpages & includepdf not working

I compiled the following file (through MiKTeX which I have just updated all files), and I do not get the junk.pdf file inserted. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} qwe \...
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pdfpages and linktodoc

I'm trying to link to a specific page in an external document. This has been discussed previously under the topic, How to link to specified page of an outer pdf document?, and the answer suggests ...
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How to correctly label an included PDF?

I have this: \label{appendix:b} \includepdf[scale=0.8,pages=1,pagecommand=\chapter{interview}]{interview/interview} \includepdf[scale=0.8,pages=2-,pagecommand={}]{interview/interview} \label{appendix:...
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Embedded fonts not showing up correctly in PDF generated using pdfpages in pdfLaTeX

I am using the pdfpages package to include some other PDF documents into a LaTeX document I'm processing with pdfLaTeX. One of the included PDFs has some uncommon fonts. They are embedded in the ...
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Write/Read values of the LaTeX commands (like \title, \ author etc) in file using Lua

This problem relate with other my question here . I found a solution with pdfpages package thanks to TX.SX: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{authblk} \usepackage{pdfpages} \newcommand{\...
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How to include a PDF image into a PDFLaTeX document

I am generating a PDF file using pdflatex and need to include another PDF file. The reason is that I have a graphMl file which I exported from yEd graph editor to a PDF file, named sample.pdf. The TeX ...
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How to include multiple pages in latex

I have a pdf file consisting of four pages (see attached). I want to include it in Latex, but when I use the basic code given below, only the first page of the pdf appears. I want to do is to present ...
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Unable to link to inserted pages with pdfpages

I would like to add labels to pages inserted with the pdfpages package. I sort of works right now, but it is not possible to link to the labels with \ref and \pageref commands. But it is possible to ...
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Including a PDF page in latex with pdfpages without scaling

I am writing a document in LaTeX and I'm trying to include a frontpage in PDF (aptly called "Frontpage.pdf") the document, to be compiled with Pdflatex. I tried to include it with the pdfpages ...
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What is the recommended practice for making multi-article publications with LaTeX?

I would like to migrate the process of preparing a scientific journal at our department from MS Word to LaTeX. There is already a document class that could be used for individual articles. However ...
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Multiple copies of short page on one sheet of paper

Suppose you have a short document (including a fancy header) which occupies only a small part of a DIN A4 page, like in this example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=2cm,...
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Inserting a PDF file in REVTeX 4.1 with reprint option

I would like to generate a paper using revtex4-1 while also appending a supplement pdf file to the paper with the help of pdfpages. If I use the preprint option, I find that the supplement ...
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Includepdf causes an error message from pgfplots externalization

I have a file test.pdf which I include in a document containing also an externalized pgfplots picture. When I compile the following code, I get the error message Sorry, the system call pdflatex ... ...
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Page number when using includepdf

Can you recommend an easy way to place the page number on an imported PDF? For instance, when using: \includepdf[fitpaper=true]{last_site/last_site.pdf} \includepdf was used twice because the code (...
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Include adjacent PDF slides from two different sources through \includepdf

I would like to include pages from two different PDF files on a single page, side by side (possibly using nup=2x2). Presently, there is a page ejected before each \includepdf.
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Linux Libertine and pdfTeX: glyph `a' undefined

I have little doubt, usually, in the Linux Libertine font with LaTeX / pdflatex, but a couple of weeks ago, the following happened to me: I have the file with the following test.tex \documentclass{...
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How to install PDFBox on Windows so it works with pax?

I am trying to use pdfpages and maintain the internal bookmarks within the included PDF files. The pdfpages README suggests using the pax package for this purpose, so I have installed that from CTAN ...
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\includepdf only shows first page

Using XeLaTeX I am trying to add a PDF to my file. Only the first page the PDF is included in the output file. The following MWE refers to a PDF I created using Apple's TextEdit and 'Save as PDF' ...
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Is there any recommended package for converting A4 size PDF page into A3 size page?

Currently I'm able to generate required output file using pdflatex in A4 page size. To reduce printing cost, I'd like to convert this A4 size PDF into A3 page as mentioned in the diagram below. Is ...
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Can I convert a 16 page pdf into an 8x2 matrix in LaTeX?

My graphing program (R) can plot a set of figures out, each on a separate page of the same pdf. Is there a way to convert this into a single 4x4 or 8x2 figure in LaTeX? There are alternatives, but ...
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Using ranges with pdfpages fails

The documentation says the following: E.g.: pages=- will insert all pages of the document [...] however, when I put \includepdf[pages=-]{foobar.pdf} in my LaTeX doc (compiled w/ xelatex), I get ...
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Overlap of pages whilst using \includepdf

I am trying to use the pdfpages package to include a PDF file called "supp.pdf". My code is: \documentclass[10pt,prl,aps,showpacs,twocolumn,unsortedaddress]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Amusing exercise - ouroboros file - Output of TeX includes itself recursively ad infinitum

Clarification: The question may be related to the the quine fun question, but IMHO it is quite distinct. The question here to write an "ouroboros" in TeX, i.e., a file that includes itself as a ...
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Insert pages from a PDF file to fit at the entire page using \includepdf

I want to insert every page of a PDF file so I used: \documentclass{customized_class} \begin{document} \usepackage{pdfpages} \includepdf[fitpaper,pages={-}]{filename} \end{document} This works fine ...
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Include PDF with two pages per page

I'm appending my papers to my thesis using the pdfpages package as so \includepdf[pages={-}, addtotoc={1, chapter, 1, Paper 1, paper1}]{paper-1.pdf} Can I modify the layout of paper-1.pdf such that ...
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Insert external PDF pages with adapted size, position and margins

I'm using the changepage package to adapt my pages as illustrated in this figure: The paper size is A4 and the page size is B5 (first boarder). Within the B5 region, margins are set up as shown in ...
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Captions for tables included via pdfpages

I have a large number of multipage longtables as independent pdfs. I am including these pdfs in my main document using the pdfpages package. My code for including the PDFs currently looks like this: \...