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Questions tagged [pdftex]

pdfTeX is an extension of TeX which is capable of directly generating PDF output. Use this tag if the used engine – pdftex/pdflatex – is significant to your question.

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No output PDF file produced after updating to MikTeX 2.9

I am using MikTeX 2.9 with Lyx. My document was working well until recently when it started displaying this error message. I am not sure how to fix this !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file C:/MiKTeX 2.9/...
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lost my smilies: it is worth the effort to make Unicode work?

I made some LyX Beamer slides with smiley faces and I found they do not survive the transition to utf-8. I've fiddled with this quite a bit. Right now, it appears that, at least for miscellaneous ...
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vertical timelines that overlap outer margin

I'm using LaTeX and memoir. I wish to have timelines in which the year extends into the outer margin. I would just make these hard-coded bitmap figures, except I don't want to have to redraw them (...
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Tikz Nested block diagram with boxed text inside other blocks

I'd like to create a figure that has a series of nested blocks with text inside. I'd like 4 blocks like: [block1]->[block2]->[block3]<-[block4] Where blocks look (below), can anyone suggest ...
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Add one image over the front and back of my booklet?

I have created a booklet with \usepackage[print,1to1]{booklet}. I have one large image I'd like to use for the cover, so by book, stapled, would be: right side of cover image blank (inside of front ...
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Get path of (custom) auxiliary file when `-output-directory` flag is given to pdflatex

In short: Say the following is built using pdflatex -output-directory=tmp: \documentclass{article} \newwrite\fileHandle \immediate\openout\fileHandle=outfile.csv \immediate\write\fileHandle{hello ...
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Sample letter styled Latex Template (with some specification) for word document

I want to prepare a manuscript in "Word on a letter-sized paper with no line numbering, a line spacing of 1.5, Times New Roman 11-point font size, margins top/bottom of 1”, margins left/right of 1.25.”...
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Get image of equation

I would like to make .png images of equations. To achive that I use pdflatex + pdfcrop + convert. But it takes more than 3 seconds on my computer to process simple $$E=mc^2$$. But I will generate ...
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How to create interactive 3D graph using latex

About two years ago, I saw an interactive 3D graph online in this forum made by latex maybe using pgfplots. Basically, a user could use mouse to drag (or slide through) the pdf graph to change the ...
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New Float order in endfloat

I have created new float(Map) in my document and I have used endfloat package but the problem is "List of Maps" should show after "List of Figures" currently Map appearing after table Plese see the ...
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Using Open Sans in XeLaTeX with fontspec error

I am trying to use Open Sans with pandoc but always get the Following error when I try to generate the PDF using XeLaTeX: xdvipdfmx:fatal: This font using the "seac" command for accented characters......
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Single hebrew word in english paragraph (babel/pdflatex)

How to include a single hebrew word in an english paragraph using babel and pdflatex? I don't want a new paragraph or start from the right when switching to hebrew. If possible, I would like to ...
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I would like to know how to draw protocol flaw like the following picture?

I would like to know how to draw protocol flaw like the following picture? I don't know how to draw it exactly.
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Having immense trouble with epstopdf

I am using TeXstudio on Windows. My LaTeX file location is in C:/Users/Documents My image is in the same location. \documentclass[preprint,12pt,3p]{elsarticle} \newif\ifpdf \ifx\pdfoutput\undefined \...
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Package cmap or `\input glyphtounicode`?

I'm sending PDFs to some folks who are supposed to copy some of the content elsewhere. It is important that my files are searchable and copyable (while I doubt these words to be proper English...) So ...
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Adjusting the distance between the x ticks in tikz [duplicate]

I would like to manually adjust the distance between the x ticks in my plot. I am changing the value in xtick distance without any visible effect. Since my labels are quite large, I would like to ...
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Wrongly formatted algorithm in Latex

I am writing a paper in latex and there I am including algorithm. I added every package of an algorithm like \usepackage{program} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage{...
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memoir - Redefine quote environment to avoid splitting on page breaks

I am using the memoir class and need to ensure that the quote environment does not split across pages. In one of my usages of the environment, it has two lines, where the first one is at the bottom of ...
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How do I use a custom acronym glossary command to make a new command to output math?

I tried to make a custom command based off of \newdualentry. Here is some TeX needing debugging. \DeclareDocumentCommand{\POV}{m m m o}{ \newglossaryentry{gls-#1}{name={#2},text={#2\glsadd{#1}},...
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What is wrong with the spacing after this macro? [duplicate]

I'll go straight to the MWE: \documentclass{article} \newcommand\mymacro{\MakeUppercase{this is my macro}} \begin{document} Foo \mymacro bar. \end{document} In my understanding, this should produce ...
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Using BibTex with pdfLaTeX

I was trying to follow an example of how to use BibTex, which gave the below files: test.bib @BOOK{DUMMY:1, AUTHOR="John Doe", TITLE="The Book without Title", PUBLISHER="Dummy Publisher", YEAR="2100"...
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\lstlistoflistings for sexylisting

In this question Source code listing with frame around code? Ignasi provides a really nice latex snippet for code blocks. However when I use it the code block doesn't get listed in the \...
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Create diamond with a dash in it

I'm looking for how to create a diamond symbol with a dash that horizontally divides it. One like the following: I found the diamondminus on MnSymbol package, but this new package is incompatible ...
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pdflatex hangs with breqn & JASAnew for preprint class [duplicate]

I'm preparing a submission to JASA (Journal of the Acoustical Society of America), using their JASAnew template. Using the breqn package works if the document is set to the reprint class, but for the ...
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Beamer - Greek - Change Language inside `\author`

I am trying to use pdflatex (and not XeLaTeX) for a Greek presentation. Inside authors I want to use another language (Let's say another name in English to avoid titlepage's solution. Let's suppose it ...
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Lualatex and pdflatex missing with Tex Live 2018 minimum installation on Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed Tex Live 2018 with the minimum scheme on Ubuntu 18.04. Apparently, this minimal scheme does not include applications like lualatex and pdflatex in /usr/local/texlive/2018/bin/x86_64-...
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Include a HTML file in a LaTeX-beamer presentation

I have a HTML file available at this URL : http://khamphouj.iiens.net/ENSIIE/ENSTA/Plot%201.html And I'd like to put it into my beamer presentation. I don't want it to be static like a .png or .jpg ...
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How to force Type3 fonts?

A bit unusual question, because most Type3-related questions ask for the opposite, avoiding the use of rasterized fonts. However I am experimenting with fonts and PDF Forms, and I would like to use ...
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Pdflatex finding .cls files installed by texlive-publishers by default

On Ubuntu 18.04.1 I installed texlive-publishers to be able to use ieeeconf.cls in one of my documents, but when I run pdflatex mypaper.tex it asks for the file, which I've found to be located in "/...
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Bibtex not “connected” to Atom?

I am trying to create a pdf from a laTex document in Atom. I looked for a solution for a while now, and it seems that I need to link my bibliography but I cannot understand how to do that. I put the ...
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Why PDF-via-PS has heavier font than direct PDF? [duplicate]

I compile the same tex using two commands: latexmk --pvc --pdfps ./main.tex and latexmk --pvc --pdf ./main.tex Then view both pdf files using evince, at the same scale (170%). The result using --...
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Saving an image containing labels produced using LaTeX code

For a paper I'm working on, I have a bunch of figures (pdf files) generated using Mathematica which I label using \put commands in LaTeX. However, I want to now save the labeled figures as pdf files. ...
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Table of Contents links to wrong pages + Wrong header name

At the risk of being categorised as duplicates to this and that, which I found hard to follow because of the clutter specific to the original poster and because I am rather new to the language, I ...
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hypersetup with no box instead of white box

I like to hide some type of links to not distract the reader. I want to hide, say, cite links but show \href type links (I consider cite links do not need to be highlighted visually because the reader ...
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Missing $ inserted with tikzpicture [closed]

Forgive me if I breach ettiquite here, it's been a while... A couple of years ago I wrote two papers as part of my PhD research and submitted them to a journal...they were each about 20 pages long. ...
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Undefined control sequence while trying to use BibTeX

I have been having trouble getting BibTeX to work in Texmaker (on macOS High Sierra, just in case that's relevant). Even the most minimal document runs into issues - this is the document in question: ...
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Adding bullet instead of numbers in toc in subsubsection

How can i use bullets instead of numbers in TableOfContents in subsubsection parts? The solution must simillar to this Numbers and bullets in table of contents one i guess, but i am new to latex and ...
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Centralized bibliography, build/auxiliary folder, and making sure autocomplete still works

Most of us would like to make our lives easier by doing the following: Outputting auxiliary files to a subfolder (as explained, e.g., here). Storing all bibliographies in a central directory, where ...
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Arrow between two baselines

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \def\texttext{This is a sample text} \newlength{\textlength} \settowidth{\textlength}{\texttext} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{...
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Why does the exp(x) not work in Latex?

I am currently working on a paper and require an equation with e^x. I tried using the suggested layout of $\exp(x)$ but my output only shows an equation with exp(x) in the PDF output. Is there ...
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How do I change the order of contact info in the Banking theme for ModernCV?

For instance, if I want the website to be before my email, etc. Source link: https://github.com/xdanaux/moderncv
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My logo does not appear in my title page

I am trying to include my logo on the title page of my thesis. However, it does not appear. All that I got is an empty box with the title of my log! \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper,openright]{...
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How to make pdflatex work with custom TEXMFHOME and TEXMFVAR paths?

Here is my code: % foo.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} \faAdjust \end{document} I have installed basictex on Mac, so compiling the above document would fail ...
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How to use intersections in PGFplots as x-ticks?

I am pretty new to PGFplots, but I am already loving it very much! I want to have a plot, where the intersection of two curves or when the data reaches a certain y-value is labeled on the x-axis as ...
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Order of authors in footnote in elsarticle

my friends. I am preparing a latex file in elsarticle format. The below code is my MWE. \documentclass[review,3p,times,fleqn]{elsarticle} \usepackage[hyperfootnotes=false,raiselinks=true,...
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Texstudio can't generate the .pdf file

i'm new here and also in the lateX world, i'm sorry for my english (i'm italian) i'll try my best. few days ago i installed for the first time latex downloading miktex from the original site, then i ...
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TexMaker doesn't create .aux and other needed files

I've just gotten a new computer and installed MikTex and TexMaker on it. I've been using these programs on an old computer, and don't remember having the same problem when I started using Tex on the ...
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Margins are not being enforced latex

I'm trying to set the margins to be 15mm on each side, but when I measure with a ruler after it is printed on an a4 sheet, the value seems to be off by 3mm (i.e., 18mm) on each side. \documentclass[...
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What temp files generated by latex can I delete without risk? [duplicate]

My projectfolder consist of several 'real' files and is full of files I don't know. There are some cleaning procedures which deletes specified endings after a run but I am not sure which filetypes I ...