Skip to main content

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
13 views

"An associated PostScript font (required by Matplotlib) could not be found for TeX font 'zptmcm7y' in

An associated PostScript font (required by Matplotlib) could not be found for TeX font 'zptmcm7y' in 'C:/Users/Admin/AppData/Local/MiKTeX/fonts/map/pdftex/pdftex.map'; this problem can often be ...
astra inclinant's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Listings hook to detect whether the current line contains a colon?

TL;DR: I want to use the listings package for typesetting YAML snippets. For example: \begin{lstlisting}[language=yaml] key: value list: - value1 - value2 env: key1: value1 key2: value2 \end{...
ErikMD's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
55 views

Afterpage does not work with the newest pdftex version

I was interested in having different margins for the first page, and saw this answer which seems to do exactly what I was trying to achieve. It uses the packages geometry and afterpage. The solution ...
Cryme's user avatar
  • 803
1 vote
1 answer
50 views

Tikz: How to vertically align text across multiple nodes?

The title says it. In the example below, how can I make the text start from the top in all boxes? So node3, node1, node2 to be on the same top line, like node3 is right now? I have checked this, this, ...
PaulG's user avatar
  • 133
0 votes
1 answer
31 views

avoid using the information in the "Extra" section of Zotero

I'm using biblatex and Zotero to manage reference on my paper. However, I keep adding the information stored in the "Extra" section of Zotero to the bibliogrphy, so the reference became like ...
some's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
75 views

Latex compiler issue [closed]

I am a mac user. This is my python code to generate a pdf file: from pylatex import Document, Section, Subsection, Command from pylatex.utils import NoEscape # run in terminal: cd to scraper folder, #...
SupersonicMan12's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
70 views

using pylatex but it says no compiler found

So, I'm trying to use python to compile some latex. For this very basic pylatex code: from pylatex import Document, Section, Subsection, Command from pylatex.utils import NoEscape # Create a new ...
SupersonicMan12's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
30 views

Incorrect position and numbering of tables after using longtable

I am having two tables (A&B) and one longtable (C) in my document and I want to order and number them as: Table 1 (table A) Table 2 (table B) Table 3 (longtable C) but currently the order and ...
some's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

*** AutoTeX ABORTING *** when submitting a successfully compiled overleaf project to arXiv

*** AutoTeX ABORTING *** when submitting a successfully compiled overleaf project (pdflatex 2023) to arXiv ! Package pdftex.def Error: File `TII-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found: using dr aft setting. ...
Gongjin Lan's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
16 views

Cant compile document using \documentclass[sn-basic]{sn-jnl} in overleaf [duplicate]

I have recently completed my paper and springer provided me this template \documentclass[sn-basic]{sn-jnl} to use and i am unable to view the bibliography section, my file is updated properly and it ...
Online_npc's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
23 views

Faded pdf with same code [duplicate]

I excute the same code with the same preambule on the same machine with the same engine (pdflatex): \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,english]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage{mathtext}...
kissmemiau's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
32 views

How to prevent Latex from adding an empty page prior to a footnotesized subsection?

I am trying to list a pretty big table of probabilities on my appendix. For it to fit, i needed \footnotesize, which barely does the job. However now there is an extra page being created between the ...
aerosol's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
114 views

Frutiger or universalis fonts in textual and mathematical mode

I would reproduce my TikZ/pgfplots graphs using Frutiger fonts in both text mode and math mode. In CTAN the Frutiger fonts are avaliables here: https://ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/truetypemetrics. I ...
Sebastiano's user avatar
  • 56.7k
0 votes
0 answers
42 views

tex compiler yield spurious timezone

I am in Timezone GMT+02, Germany. SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH=0 FORCE_SOURCE_DATE=1 lualatex test means that lualatex runs with time 0 seconds since 1970-01-01 midnight. To be more precise, it is the time when ...
user2609605's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
28 views

pdfpages includepdfmerge with noautoscale for one document but not for the other

When I use \includepdfmerge[nup=2x1,delta={-17.525cm 0cm}]{A.pdf,1,B.pdf,1} both documents get scaled to the paper limits, and when I use \includepdfmerge[nup=2x1,noautoscale,delta={-17.525cm 0cm}]{A....
yannis's user avatar
  • 2,023
0 votes
0 answers
31 views

How to get value of a radio button choice using javascript in LaTex form?

\ChoiceMenu[radio,radiosymbol=\ding{52},name=sseq]{}{1=132} \ChoiceMenu[radio,radiosymbol=\ding{52},name=sseq]{}{2=132} I'm creating this radio field using which I need to redirect the user of the ...
Jayant Wakode's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
228 views

Add noise to Font Glyphs and specify Multiple Appearance for same character sequence

I want to render pdf just like the old presses used to do in past. The impression differs from document to document due to varying force applied to the dye. Suppose we try to apply the same effect in ...
Debanjan Dutta's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

How to get rid of indentation with trivlist continuing in a new page [duplicate]

Newbie to LaTeX. I've used \trivlist to list out my items, but as the list expands to a new page, there is some indentation which throws off the entire format of the list. Can someone please help me ...
user766320's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
33 views

Texlive and beamer on Fedora 40 gives error [closed]

While compiling the following file content: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{hello} \end{document} pdflatex gives an error: ! Undefined control sequence. \pgfmath@ifregister #1#2->\...
Lavoslav Caklovic's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers
490 views

Compiling of PDF/A-1B compatible document fails due to LaTeX Error: Loading a class or package in a group [closed]

I'm trying to build a PDF/A-1B compatible document of class scrbook. Unfortunately, I'm not able to build it, due to a strange error that's occurring since I upgraded to MacTeX 2024 (before I was ...
the_dani's user avatar
  • 185
1 vote
1 answer
69 views

psfrag using Overleaf and pdflatex compiler

I can't get psfrag to work using Overleaf and pdflatex as compiler. I'm using these packages: \usepackage{pstool} \usepackage{psfrag} And this is how I create my figure: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \...
floyd123's user avatar
7 votes
1 answer
152 views

How do I define an alias/variable in LaTeX which is evaluated before compilation such that its value can be used by other packages?

Please excuse my amateur understanding and nomenclature, I have no formal education about these things. My problem is the following: I am producing Feynman diagrams using the feynmf package and want ...
Rooky's user avatar
  • 73
0 votes
1 answer
43 views

custom appearances on pdf annotation stamps without Acrobat Distiller / with pdf(la)tex / lualatex

I see that annot-pro supports customStamp: However, it also seems to require Adobe Distiller, and I want to use pdftex/pdflatex/lualatex. pdfcomment seems to support most annotations, but seems to ...
Jason Gross's user avatar
  • 2,169
0 votes
1 answer
48 views

TIKZ Overlay Does Not Appear when PDFLATEX is run from Command Prompt

GOOD - When I run my TEX file in TexStudio (hit the play button), the tikz overlays (watermarks) appear in the PDF. BAD - When I run my TEX file by executing it in a command prompt (pdflatex template....
Ryan MacDicken's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
21 views

Cref and xr-hyper in TeXLive 2024 [duplicate]

In TeX Live 2024 there have been changes to the behavior of cref and xr-hyper when referencing labels defined in other documents. I'm not sure if these changes were intended or are a bug. In the ...
holmes's user avatar
  • 65
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Viewing .dvi files [duplicate]

I want to know how to view .dvi files using Overleaf as my TeX editor. I have a dvi file version of lecture note downloaded on my computer.
PlayerUnknown1098's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers
488 views

Is DVI used as an intermediate format by pdfLaTeX and LuaLaTeX?

As I understand it, the LaTeX ecosystem has been gradually inching toward PDF as the default output format for a while. However, DVI is indispensable for a workflow I've been experimenting with to ...
steve's user avatar
  • 2,256
0 votes
1 answer
54 views

Number of dots in a dotted line

\begin{figure}[hbt!] \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=.59, thick, acteur/.style={ circle, fill=black, thick, inner sep=0.1pt, ...
JSN's user avatar
  • 315
0 votes
1 answer
42 views

How to resolve LaTeX Error: Unicode character if Package CJK is forbbidden?

In the offical AAAI Latex package, it explicitly claims the CJK package is forbidden. Therefore, the following error appears when the content of the paper contains such charaters. LaTeX Error: Unicode ...
VisualJoyce's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
63 views

How to merge (combine) multiple .tex files into a single .tex file? [duplicate]

I am writing a book, but all chapters are in latex format with .tex files. So now I want to make it a single .tex file. How could I combine (merge) all the .tex files into a single .tex file?
eesam vishnu's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
41 views

Latex paragraph indentation missing

I am using \setlength{\parindent}{1cm} and \setlength{\parskip}{0cm} in preamble for consistent paragraph indentation, however when rendering file in pdflatex I have no indentations visible in my ...
TomaszG's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
32 views

texlive-pdflatex tikz/pgf library error

I am trying to compile a somewhat simple document with the openSUSE texlive distribution of pdflatex and I am getting the following error: ! Package tikz Error: I did not find the tikz library '...
coolcuber's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
51 views

Optimize tikz Background Drawings

I have a problem with tikz drawings in my latex file. What I'm doing: I generate a latex file automatically based on some input data. The generated file is quite huge (PDF has about 150 pages) In ...
Christi258's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
36 views

How to use bold horizontal and vertical lines in a specific row of table?

I need a Table as shown in the attached image file. Could you help me to generate this table according to the image file. Thank you in advance. \documentclass[]{article} %\usepackage{booktabs} \begin{...
relinquere's user avatar
7 votes
0 answers
79 views

pdftex log file eating up disk space

Disclaimer: I did not know if this was the best place to post this issue or if I should have posted it on Stack Overflow instead, as it is more compilation-oriented than a real (La)TeX issue. I am ...
mranvick's user avatar
  • 400
0 votes
1 answer
45 views

LaTeX not rendering in RMarkdown after update

As a non-speaker of LaTeX, I frequently use RStudio's markdown editor to do what little LaTeX-y things I need to. One of these things was my CV, for which I used this template. Much to my dismay, ...
Justin 's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
20 views

pdf figure repeats and overlays other figures

My tex file seems fine when you download it, but on google preview (like in email but will sometimes go away if you zoom in far enough) and sometimes for others viewing the pdf, the figures get ...
Jennifer's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
88 views

pgf import in LaTeX not working due to matplotlib axes font

I was plotting as usual and then after saving one of my plots as a pgf and then compiling LaTeX it didn't work anymore. As far as I'm aware of, I didn't change anything it just so happen to top ...
L_physics's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
45 views

Unable to update font map file and use TTF in LaTeX document

I would like to use Ubuntu's Mono font as a fixed width font in my LaTeX document. Please find below the steps I accomplished: Run autoinst on my *.ttf files Copied generated files into my local ...
mabalenk's user avatar
  • 161
2 votes
1 answer
72 views

vertical line disappear

During last half year sometimes vertical line disappears from my pdf file. when it disappeared from frame, I do not care. But when I draw diagram, it is very important to show all arrows. In following ...
Aleks Kleyn's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
44 views

Getting sans serif font to work with newtx and pdflatex

This simple document is rendered by pdflatex using serif font (not sans as requested) and I get the warning "Font shape OT1/qhv/m/n undefined": \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newtx} ...
memeplex's user avatar
  • 121
1 vote
1 answer
90 views

Undefined control sequence on almost every line of code

1 \backslashdocumentclass[12pt]{article} >> 2 \usepackage{lingmacros} >> 3 \usepackage{amssymb} >> 4 \usepackage{amsmath} >> 5 \usepackage{tree-dvips} >> 6 \begin{...
khan zaid's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
50 views

Error while converting LAtex to SVG - Using the TexText plugin in Inkscape

I am encountering the following error when trying to use the TexText editor in Inkscape Here is also the log-file text for it: {2024-05-17 18:25:33,201+0200 INFO pdflatex - this process (5104) ...
WissenschaftLink's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
70 views

Strange behaviour with tikz[babel] with pdfLaTeX

I noticed a strange behaviour of label processing in tikz when used with the tikzlibrary babel and with pdfLaTeX. Here is the code \documentclass[frenchb]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{babel} ...
paulbou's user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
0 answers
129 views

svg TexStudio error: ! Package svg Error: Inkscape version not detected

I am using TexStudio on Windows. I set the --shell-escape option in the pdflatex settings, I am using PdfLatex as compiler and Inkscape is correctly installed and added to PATH. If I run "...
Zebbra43's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
46 views

Error while compiling multiple tex files on TeXworks [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis using a multiple.tex file. I have a main file that calls different subtex files. The main file works properly while compiling. However, when I am trying to compile the subfile, ...
Saurabh Pant's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
41 views

`verbatim*` environment in a `minipage` defined by a `\newcommand` does not work

Still a novice at LaTeX - I was attempting to define a custom command for creating minipages of a certain width using this code: \newcommand{\col}[2]{\begin{minipage}{#1\linewidth}#2\end{minipage}} ...
invisi.'s user avatar
  • 13
0 votes
1 answer
53 views

Mathematical symbols \times, \neq,〈 ,〉 is output as 'Γ'

In the following code, symbol 〈 ,〉, \times, \neq are all output as weird letter'Γ'. How can I correctly output these symbols ? \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{url,xspace,smfthm} %\...
BrauerManinobstruction's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
76 views

Includegraphics doesn't work

I Had TexWork editor on my previous computer and It worked (I wrote many rapport, thesis, ...). But now I reinstall it on my new computer and I can't use includegraphics anymore, (codes I did before ...
Leonardo Rafael Mora's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
64 views

How to embed PDF as an image in latex?

I have previously inserted floated images in .eps format like this: But then to improve the image quality, i decided to insert images in .pdf format but as a result, i am getting the following output ...
Muskan Ahmad's user avatar

1
2 3 4 5
117