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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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Spacing in TOC entries for front matter only

I am trying to get 1.5 spacing throughout the document using setspace package. However, the spacing in TOC entries for front matter appears more. How to reduce spacing for TOC entries in front matter ...
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Missing \begin{document} error with pgfplots

I am having trouble using pgfplots. I reinstalled my MikTeX 2.9 version because something broke. It's working fine, but when I try to use \usepackage{pgfplots} with pdfLaTeX I get the following: ...
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Arabic and greek inline text in russian document pdflatex

I'm quite new to Latex. Maybe this can be easily solved, but I could not find the solution. I'm trying to make document in Russian language with Arabic and Greek inline text in pdflatex. But it keeps ...
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Trying to replicate a figure using animate package [on hold]

I am trying to replicate animation in Figure 2. in Grahn's pdf. I am using animate package version 2019/01/23. I am compiling the LATEX file test.tex to pdf using pdflatex. The input, output files ...
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How to make PDF1.5 with epstopdf?

I have a couple of .eps-files that I include in my document with the \includegraphics{} macro. Obviously, this macro will call epstopdf that converts the .eps-file into .pdf, that will then be ...
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Missing text when using dvisvgm in conjunction with an eps file

When running dvisvgm to convert a dvi file to svg I'm loosing the text information which is part of the eps file. When running pdflatex the output is correct. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{...
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How to add horizontal lines between (single or multiple) figures?

I don't understand how to insert these lines above and below the figure, also how to adjust the size of the figures?
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the cleveref usepackage: \cref

When I run the following code (pdflatex), Command Line: pdflatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=1 "ex_article.tex" Startup Folder: C:\Users\wendy\Desktop\siamart_171218 This is pdfTeX, ...
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Texstudio Compile error [on hold]

Today having problems with compiling single files in Texstudio. Until yesterday I had no problems. while writing, to compile the area I was writing. today when I go to compile I get this error. I ...
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How to cite website with mdpi template using bibtex

I'm trying to cite a website using pdflatex, better-bibtex, zotero and texmaker. Citations of articles are working like charm, but I get an error with the citation of a websites: Warning: Citation `...
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Use LaTeX approach to create LyX document. (LaTeX coding and importing into LyX)

Specific Question: I have never use LyX but would like to know if there is a possibility to work on LaTeX using my favorite editor (like emacs or any text editor) and then add my code to LyX (...
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Font with correct density?

I'm writing a paper for university and my professor has some formal specification. We shall use Times New Roman, Arial or Tahoma as fonts. Clearly he thougth about Word when specifying this. So I ...
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TeXMaker: Compiling as Latex or pdfLatex?

If compiling the MWE as pdfLatex all is good. Compiling as Latex raises compilation ERROR ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in M51.jpg (no BoundingBox), although a pdf output is ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `12pt.cls' not found

Here's my code: \documentclass{12pt}{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,latexsym} \begin{document} \title{Assignment-1} \date{\today} \author{xyz} \maketitle \tableofcontents \newpage \section{ODE} ...
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How to access `\ninerm` (and some others) font in pdfTeX?

I can only use \tenrm\, \sevenrm, and \fiverm fonts; there are no \ninerm or \sixrm. I would appreciate if you share how to make ALL of those font sequences work.
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PDF Info variables set inside the class

I have a simple custom class mycustom.cls defined as: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesClass{mycustom}[2019/03/06 My custom class] \LoadClass{article} \RequirePackage{hyperxmp} \RequirePackage[...
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How to leave enough space for handwriting notes in twocolumn pages

I would like to leave enough margin spaces in the pages to be able to make hand annotations in the PDF file. The document has twocolumns and is generated with IEEEtran document class. For example: \...
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czech language with mathrm and mathbb fonts

How do I use fonts \mathrm and \mathbb with czech letters č,ě,š,ř,ž,ý,á,í....? Command Line: bibtex.exe "ideje" [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] Package amsfonts Warning: Obsolete command \frak; \...
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cleveref Error:! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]

If I use cleveref tool, I get the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. To totally understand the issue, I give you complete original tex code: as: \...
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Quotes ignored by pdftex

I'm reading the TeXBook by Donald Knuth, exercise 2.1. I have the following input: Alice said, ‘‘I always use an en-dash instead of a hyphen when specifying page numbers like ‘480--491’ in a bibliog ...
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LyX 2.3.1 completes processing, but no pdf is visible in Acrobat

I have created a few LyX files using 2.3.1 that are identical in their document settings, and yet, when I hit Ctrl + R, some files are processed to completion and throw up a pdf in Acrobat Reader DC, ...
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Aspects of html and possible pdf responses to them [duplicate]

The "scroll", the unending page of HTML, not "broken" up into fixed pages. Could this be mimicked by manipulating the \pdfpageheight, a pdfTeX primitive and \vsize to set the length of the text, and ...
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Using EB Garamond Bold with pdfLaTeX

So, EB Garamond got an update in the end of last year. Now it should also support bold text in pdfLaTeX, I supposed. But I still didn't get it working. Was I wrong to think that I could use my ...
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Convert \pdfcreationdate to pdfa-1b pdfinfo

I am using usual method to prepare pdfinfo with date conversion: \def\convertDate{% \getYear } {\catcode`\D=12 \gdef\getYear D:#1#2#3#4{\edef\xYear{#1#2#3#4}\getMonth} } \def\getMonth#1#2{\edef\...
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Preview PDF after running has a short delay (about 5 seconds) on Windows 10

I use TeXworks to compile a file with the default option: pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX. I am using Version 0.6.2 (MiKTeX 2.9.6630 64 bit). The problem is the following: after making changes in my file ...
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What is the difference between the package-searching mechanism of PdfLatex and TexMaker?

I usually use TeXmaker to edit and compile my .tex files. I am trying to figure out where I should put the file my-package.sty, so that I can use it by simple adding \usepackage{my-package} to the ...
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Why is the last page of ToC treated as page 1 of the document?

I have pulled my hair on this one far too long, so now I'm asking for help as to where I've done things wrong. Minimal Working Example: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} \usepackage{...
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Configuration of texmaker with portable miktex

I have downloaded the portable miktex and I have installed texmaker on my computer. The following screenshot presents by configuration: Apparently I am missing something because the following errors ...
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Issues changing font size and formatting

I have tried various methods posted on stackoverflow to set font size of my chapter headings to 14 but was not able to do so. Secondly I tried to bold all section headings but I have two issues in ...
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No hyphenation for ngerman.sty with plain PDFTeX

Recently I installed MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter on a Windows-10 PC. The output profiles for TeX => DVI, TeX => PDF etc. were copied from the respective LaTeX profiles with "latex" replaced by "...
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Prevent selection of some pdf sections

In order to avoid the selection of a part of a pdf, I use this command: \usepackage{accsupp} \DeclareRobustCommand\squelch[1]{% \BeginAccSupp{method=plain,ActualText={}}#1\EndAccSupp{}} For ...
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Change numbers to symbols in corresponding autor in RevTex (Latex)

I am submitting a manuscript to the APL journal. The editorial team required to write an asterisk with mail for the corresponding author as footnote. By default the revtex file the AIP format. That ...
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how to tell if I am using XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX or pdfTex? What exactly are? [duplicate]

I have installed LaTeX on Ubuntu 18.04 using sudo apt-get install texlive-full How can I tell if I am using XeLaTex, LuaLaTeX or pdfLaTeX? What are they exactly? I edit my tex files with the ...
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PdfLatex, Template and Greek Language produces compilation error

I am having a serious problem that I do not know how to solve. I am using overleaf and the bristol template to write my thesis. I am mostly writing in english but I need to write an abstract in greek....
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Setting up LaTeX compiling protocol in VSCode (LaTeX-Workshop)

I apologize if this is not really a question, but more of a call for help because I'm really lost in how to use LaTeX command tools and all that sort of stuff and I don't really have time to ...
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Is there a standard way to assert the engine used or similar and cause an error otherwise?

Is there something analogous to the assert command offered by various programming languages to assert certain conditions? In particular I am looking for a way to outfit my .tex files with assertions ...
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Formatting Chapter to fit whole document

I'm pretty new to LaTeX and currently using it to write a short thesis. I'm facing the problem that the footer of each chapter page does not fit the style of the rest of the document. In addition I ...
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Different fonts inside and outside math-mode

When processing the simple file: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} 1234567890 $1234567890$ \end{document} with pdflatex one get a PDF with one font only (CMR10), but when processing with ...
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\PYGdefault undefined error in TeXstudio - how to remove the __minted_* folder?

I installed TeXstudio and texlive with sudo apt install texlive-full afterwards I installed the pygments with sudo apt-get install python-pygments and I used the command % !TeX TXS-program:compile = ...
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Is there a list of Tex primitives or LaTeX macros which can prevent pdflatex from reading or writing to files if blacklisted?

Not using --shell-escape sandboxes pdflatex to some degree. Still, it is perfectly possible for it to, for instance, open and read files, e.g. through \input or Tex primitives such as \read. Is ...
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Randomising mapping to glyphs in pdfLateX / XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I've noticed that when using the MinionPro package, some glyphs like ligatures and oldstyle figures would be mapped to another character. For example, compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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help Environment titlepage undefined. \begin{titlepage} Environment figure undefined. \begin{figure}

\begin{titlepage} \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.30]{upg} \end{figure} \begin{center} \huge{UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE JUVENTINO ROSAS}\\ \vspace{1.0cm} \large{\textbf{Proyecto ...
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Pdfcomment stopped working; icons still appear in pdf, text not showing up

UPDATE: This seems to have to do with the pdfreaders on my mac/mac settings. When I read the same files on readers on my Windows pc, the content does show up I use the 'pdfcomment' package in latex ...
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Disable smart (contextual) quotes for entire document?

Is it possible to disable smart (contextual) quotes for an entire document? If yes, how? In particular, can the single quote ', double quote ", and backtick ` be left as-is by some option or method ...
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Difference between pdflatex \input{filename} and pdflatex filename

There is a user (https://tex.stackexchange.com/users/19356/kiss-my-armpit) which claims in the profile that it is best practise to Use pdflatex \input{filename} instead of pdflatex filename. What ...
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Texcount command not found system in MacTeX [closed]

I have a problem trying to invoke texcount from LaTeX file. I am using MacOS with MacTeX 2018 installed. texcount comes directly with the MacTeX and it is on the PATH. When I run texcount on command ...
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amscls and ams fonts with TexLive, installing fonts

I'm getting the following error: [debian:doc]$ latex amsbook-template.tex This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.17 (TeX Live 2016/Debian) (preloaded format=latex) restricted \write18 enabled. ...
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Avoid blank spaces,while inserting Images

I have many sections.For each section,I want to place 3 or 4 images. Here is my code: \usepackage{./sty/style} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage[dvips]{graphics} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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elsarticle + Lineno: numbering abstract's lines

I'm using elsarticle class for preparing a manuscript for an Elsevier journal. However, after I've compiled my document with pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/Debian), the text written in ...
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Vertical Lines in Algorithms not appearing

I am using \documentclass[5p]{elsarticle} and packages \usepackage{algorithmic} \usepackage[ruled, vlined, longend, linesnumbered]{algorithm2e} There is no error but did not get the vertical lines in ...