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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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Tex version and overfull boxes

I'm working on a paper with a collaborator and I've noticed that the number of overfull boxes is different whether I compile the document or he does. It's also not the same whether I compile it from ...
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The best way to define greek letters in text mode

I would like to know which way is suited for defining a greek letter in text mode (e.g. delta). Is it: \newcommand{\deltat} {\ensuremath{\delta}} and you have to use \deltat instead of \delta or \...
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No idea why this error is occurring “Runaway argument? ! Paragraph ended before \align* was complete.” [on hold]

Hello I have this code from LaTeX, but it didn't work? Any idea? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \special{papersize=3in,5in} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin1]...
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Installing compact latex with Texmaker

Is there a compact installation of latex which doesn't include downloading big MiKTeX file? I would like to write in Texmaker with as compact latex as possible.
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How to change the width of the text so that it adjusted to the green line?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperheight=11in,paperwidth=8.5in]{geometry} \begin{document} text here \end{document}
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How can I interpret info from Vlog?

I occurred a problem about too wide \hbox when \output is active. So I added \showboxdepth=5 and \showboxbreadth=5 , getting the following info. But I don't know how to interpret to locate the too ...
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Is there any LaTeX tokenizer and/or normalizer?

I'm deep learning scientist and I'm wondering if there is any LaTeX tokenizer and/or normalizer? For example, there are non-normalized tokens below: \frac12 \frac 12 \frac1 2 \frac 1 2 \frac{1}2 \...
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output directory Asymptote in TeXLive

How does the asymptote and asypictureB packages determine the output file and working directories? I tried to use asypictureB and TeXLive to produce my files and put all the output files to a ...
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Encoding problem?

I use a minimal code example with Julia \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cache=false]{minted} \begin{document} \inputminted{julia}{polynomial_regression.jl} \end{document} on # Polynomial ...
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LaTeX PDF form: Detect CheckBox changed event

I use LaTeX to create a fillable PDF document. How can I detect that a \CheckBox has been clicked? It seems to react only to onfocus={...}, not to onclicked={...} or onchanged{...}. Do I need to ...
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There are empty double pages inserted in the .pdf document that there are absent from the preview pdf

My problem is that when I work on the latex text there is no problem with pdf preview. When I am printing the pdf there are empty pages between and at the end of it, meaning that a 2 pages document (...
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Greeks Letter in RStudio + Sweave

This is my Rsweave reproducible code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper,left=1.5cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=1cm,top=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage[perpage]{footmisc} \usepackage{csquotes} \...
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Spaces in file path in pdflatex/gVim

I've been working on a LaTeX document in Vim which compiles perfectly well using :!pdflatex %. When I try the same in gVim though, it gives an error message, saying it can't find the tex source file. ...
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Can PDFLaTeX include the generating LaTeX as a hidden text layer? [duplicate]

Sometimes when searching notation in a PDF file generated by PDFLaTeX, it seems convenient to be able to search for for example V^{E_1} when you see $$V^{E_1}.$$ Is there any setting in PDFLaTeX to ...
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Producing a minimal valid PDF/X-1A document with recent TeXLive

I am trying to produce a valid PDF/X1-A document. I'd like to start with the simplest document possible that passes PDF validation. Here is what I have currently, and the current set of errors as ...
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TexMaker not compiling a new pdf (pdflatex + view pdf)

I have Texmaker installed on my laptop and desktop, both 5.03 (I originally installed them at the same time) and while my desktop works fine my laptop's version refuses to compile a new pdf file or ...
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LaTeX hangs, Maintenance directory empty, after re-installation of MiKTeX

I had MiKTeX reinstalled by our IT, now the Maintenance directory is empty and any text processing hangs (blue circle circling forever). The file I try to process is \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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How can I typeset in landscape in PlainTeX [duplicate]

I would like to have output turned 90 degrees so I could print envelopes and spread sheets. I use TeX (not LaTeX) and ocular on linux.
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Wrong reference to bibliography BibTex

I'm trying to put references in the text to the bibliography . This is my .bib file: @article{Reference1, %Abstract = {}, Author = {author name}, Journal = {journal name}, Month = {...
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Problems after installing Ubuntu 18.04 and EPS

After installing Ubuntu v. 18.04, I suppose that ghostscript does not work proper. It cannot convert eps-files to pdf. I suppose that the TeX-command epstopdf make use of it. Is that true? What ...
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How to make latex output PDF unrecoverable from extracting latex code?

I have a book in latex and I want to give the output PDF to a book publisher, I want to lock or do something to this output PDF so they cannot recover the latex code. Is this possible?
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Why is pdflatex outing itself as pdftex?

I'm running latexmk -pdf in my GitLab-CI environment to render *.tex files into a PDF. As I checked the outputs I found, that latexmk is calling pdftex instead of pdflatex: Checking out d4c1eceb as ...
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pdftex.def not load

I encounter a problem when compiling. Warning message shows that: "Nothing to fix, because ˋpdftex.defˋ not loaded." The structure of my code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Set the print flag on links with hyperref to preserve them with ghostscript >= 9.25

To reduce the size of a pdf produced with pdflatex I usually run this command: $ gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dPDFSETTINGS=/printer -dEmbedAllFonts=true -dSubsetFonts=true -...
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How to correct include more than one images from more than one directory using latex \graphicspath

I have problem about finding files in latex from server filesystem. Here is my whole latex code for rendering business card. \documentclass[a4paper,11]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Pdf not being generated

I have this .tex file but every time I compile it, it gives the following error and no .pdf is generated: SyncTeX written on thesis.synctex.gz. Transcript written on thesis.log. Latexmk: Missing ...
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Caption figures and insertion figure in the list of figures

I'm using the class MasterDoctoralThesis that you can find here https://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis. This is my main: \documentclass[ 11pt, english, singlespacing, ...
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TeX Capacity exceeded, semantic nest size

I'm having a problem that I have no idea what it can be caused by, the error it produces is the following "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [semantic nest size=500]. \end{align}" Using TeX studio and have ...
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\ifPDFTeX does not recognize pdflatex

I downloaded iftex from CTAN and installed it. I think I'm using it according to the documentation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{iftex} \ifPDFTeX \errmessage{Don't use pdflatex. Use plain ...
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Undefined control sequence \chapter

Hello I'm new in LaTeX. I was trying to write my thesis, using the MasterDoctoralClass.cls. This is my main.tex: \documentclass[ 11pt, english, singlespacing, headsepline ]{MastersDoctoralThesis} ...
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convert (serialize) to single file

I have written a PhD thesis in LaTeX as well as several more articles and presentations. They are all situated in the same directory structure and they all use the same low level files, .tex, .pdf, ....
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Why text next to plot appears on the next page?

I'm using latex for the first time and i was trying this code but it's not working perfectly. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[a4paper,left=3.5cm,right=3.5cm,top=...
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Why can I compile PDFLaTeX if the pdf is open in Sumatra but not if it is open in most other readers?

If I compile a .tex document using PDFLatex (i.e. the compilation ultimately produces a .pdf), and I have a pdf of the same name open in Adobe Acrobat, the compile will throw an error, asking for a ...
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Texmaker Log file not found when choosing to use build subdirectory

I am using texmaker 4.5 on macOS. Texmaker is working fine, yet when I tried to use the option of using build subdirectory (from texmaker --> preference --> check the box 'Use a build subdirectory of ...
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How to dynamically add items to the itemize

At multiple instances in a document, i have to add a common section called Core courses. The core courses depending on the institution will vary. For instance Under one institution, i want to add ...
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Using fira-math with pdflatex

Can I use the fira-math font with pdflatex? With the sfmath package I can activate a sans serif font for the math but would like to use the matching font fira-math (https://github.com/firamath/...
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Increase paragraph spacing in text delimited by {alltt}

In the next code the expression @obj.info will return a string with paragraphs of text in it. How can I do to increase the space between those paragraphs? \begin{alltt} \begin{flushleft} \parbox{18....
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Line wrapping with underscores

This is a follow-up question to this one. There, a method is described how to "escape underscores". I would like to use that to put hyperlinks into the margin. As you can see, with a very long link ...
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Text overlapping of glossary

I have the following piece of latex I am having trouble with. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \usepackage{acro} \def\BibTeX{{\rm B\kern-.05em{\sc i\kern-.025em b}\kern-.08em ...
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Using Schule package with lualatex

i want to use the Schule-package with lualatex. At the moment, i'm in trouble compliling the example with lualatex. \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ typ=ab, fach=Informatik, ...
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\DTLfetch not working with Variable

I have csv database loaded in data variable. I am trying to fetch value from particular column given an another column name and its value. I am using following code \forloop{i}{1}{\value{i} < 30} {...
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Problems with references to figures [duplicate]

I have the following Latex source file (under the stipple line): If I RUN the file I have to press on the Enter button two times. How can I fix this. Moreover in the pdf-file I get figures 1a, 1b, ...
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authblk with protected commands and pdflatex

When trying to use this answer to add a linked image to an author with the authblk package, somehow all the following text is shifted, with pdfLaTeX: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{scalerel} \...
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Adobe Reader does not display borderstyle=U Textfields

In relation to this question, I just discovered, that the official Adobe Reader doesn't display TextFields, which have the flag borderstyle=U set. Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \...
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graphicx regression in TL 2018? \convertMPtoPDF undefined in preamble

Consider the following MNWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} % \input{supp-pdf.mkii} \newbox\mypic \sbox\mypic{\includegraphics[height=6.5ex]{moral-compass-lliw10}} \begin{document} ...
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How to fix a “destination with the same identifier” warning with subequations? [duplicate]

When compiling the following document (a minimal failing example): \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} ...
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eps figure does not work in texstudio

For figures, I am writing the below code in the texstudio: \begin{figure}[t] \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=0.8\linewidth, keepaspectratio]{Figures73GHZ.eps} \end{center} \label{Fig1} \...
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Unable to use macros from tx-math.tex

I want to print some special symbols (eg. \dagger) from tx-math.tex, but I have a problem with its usage. This is my minimal document: \input opmac \chyph \input lmfonts \input tx-math.tex \...
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EDAS submitting problem for IEEEconf

I have got this error message after uploading the pdf. All my figures are PDF, and I used IEEE 2 column template. PNG conversion problem (1) Array ( [0] => Error: /unregistered in --showpage-- ...
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Table which increases row size when text is too big

I have a simple table: \begin{table}[] \begin{tabular}{c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \cline{2-7} & \multicolumn{1}{p{2.7cm}|}{RIGHT} & \multicolumn{1}{c|...