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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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May pstool call lualatex instead of pdflatex?

I'm working with a document containing huge bibliography. That forced me to switch to lualatex, because pdflatex generated errors: {\csname blx@nih@author\endcsname {{{hash=...
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Identify basic packages required to create PDF from tex file without installing MikTex software

My product has a requirement for latex support. I do not want to install MikTex on the client machine(because if I include it, the setup size is too large). I want to identify the basic set of files ...
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LaTeX Compile Issue: Could not start Build and View: PdfLaTeX

I am having issues producing a PDF document from the TeX editor TeXstudio v2.12.14, with MiKTeX v2.9.6930 implementation. My operating system is the Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia distribution. I was having ...
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longtabu X-columns break with xcolor [duplicate]

Hello I have a few longtabu's in a document, some of those use xcolor to slightly alternate the row color. I have been using something similar as below for more than a year now, but updating my ...
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Removing identifying information from .pdf files for peer review

I am using the latest version of TeXShop for Mac with default settings. Is there any chance that I could be identified from the .pdfs produced by this software, for instance through the .pdf metadata?...
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Multi-page footnote disrupts main text color, and pdfcolfoot not helpful

Original situation: I have several documents with text color changging in various frequency (few lines to many pages for each color). There are numerous footnotes in between, that should be colored ...
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How to use author-year reference style in Springer template in Latex

I want to get Springer Author-Year refernce style from *.bib file in LaTeX as follows, Hamburger, C.: Quasimonotonicity, regularity and duality for nonlinear systems of partial differential ...
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my question this how do you writting graph? error when arrows change directions [duplicate]

\begin{tikzcd} \bullet & & & \bullet & & & \\ \arrow[ur]\arrow[dr] & \bullet \end{tikzcd} help me question? couldn't write 3 shapes side by side
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How to use TeX Gyre Termes math fonts with pdflatex?

Currently I'm using \usepackage{mathptmx} % I load this first. \usepackage{tgtermes} \usepackage{tgheros} \usepackage{tgcursor} with pdflatex, but for math fonts mathptmx doesn't use TeX Gyre ...
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Why includegraphics within textpos does not appear on PDF

I have a poster in which I need to place several logos in pdf format. For this I use the textpos package together with includegraphics. Why do these logos disappear on the pdf file after the tex is ...
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pdflatex.exe fails to start, if it is called with an absolute path

is just updated my w32tex with version 2019/01&08 and pdflatex fails to start if it is called with an absolute path. Error: The system could't find the file (translated from germna output) It ...
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Write document in Hindi using pdflatex

I want to write in Hindi using a .tex file and pdfLaTeX. I searched on net, it gives examples of XeTeX and LuaTeX. Using TeXworks, even if I select LuaLaTeX and try following code : \documentclass{...
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Writing in chinese with miktex and pdflatex : ttf2pk: ERROR: Cannot find `simsun.ttc'

I recently switched from texlive to miktex on an ubuntu machine and I'm trying to use japanese characters in my PDF. Here is my latex code : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{...
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How do I display only certain rows in a table using pgfplotstable?

I have a table, read from a file, and I would like to display only rows which have a specific value in a given column. The specific value is a string (e.g. Agricultural). I am able to do it using the ...
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pdflatex required files for a language (Chinese,Japanese)

I am new to LaTeX and struggling with understanding of userpackages, .sty, .tfm, etc files. I have a requirement to create PDF with latex equations in Spanish,Chinese and Japanese. What I have tried ...
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How to change reference text depending on page number?

I have a document that consists of two parts, let us call them Part A and Part B. The pages in Part A are numbered A-1, A-2,... and the pages in part B are numbered B-1, B-2, etc. There are cross-...
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LaTeX Table - How to draw cells with multiple rows?

I am trying to create a table similar to the one that can be seen below. In the Description column (4th column) one can see that the text takes multiple rows whilst in the Procedure column (5th column)...
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Minimal Makefile for pdflatex bibtex with output-directory

Does someone have a minimal Makefile, that compiles a latex document using pdflatex bibtex pdflatex pdflatex while putting all ouput files in a special output-directory to avoid cluttering the root-...
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! File ended while scanning use of \@writefile

I am getting below error when I am running the report to generate the PDF from GUI. I am using Texmaker 4.4.1. I also tried deleting aux files and other unwanted files. but, it is not helping me ...
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LaTeX - How to limit the number of characters in a calculated Textfield with hyperref package

I am creating a simple form where people should enter their height and weight with auto-calculation of the corresponding BMI. For this use, I use the option "calculate" from \TextField in the hyperref ...
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Slabikar/WinEdt 9.0/Getting an error

I'm getting the following error while compiling (note: I cannot find the missing file slabik.cfg in google.com) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]...
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General question: How do understand latex warnings and errors? Is there any documentation on it?

Lots of times I get warnings or errors, but I can never figure out how to decipher them and I can't find any good documentation or guide going through how to understand these errors. For example: I ...
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psfrag + tcolorbox + tikz + eps + pdflatex = Error: /undefined in pgfo

Minimal working example is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \usepackage{psfrag} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \newtcbox{\mybox}{} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \...
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How to set first few pages in thesis (report class) as one sided?

First 7 pages of my thesis needed to be printed on odd pages and one-sided. My report class is set as two sided. How do I change this? I had earlier seen in another post a way to change it to two ...
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Problem compiling: Log file not found

I downloaded MiKTeX and the Texmaker editor. After writing and saving my script, when I try to compile using pdflatex it gives me a "log file not found" error message. What's wrong or how do I fix ...
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Automatic export of different PDF versions from LaTeX based on a spreadsheet

I am a teacher designing short quizzes for students. My students take a quiz and from that I create a spreadsheet with their answers. Depending on whether they give a correct or false answer I want to ...
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Automatic exporting of different PDF versions from latex based on a spreadsheet [duplicate]

I am a teacher designing short quizzes for students. My students wrote the quiz and I created a spreadsheet with their answers. Depending on whether they gave a correct or false answer to a question I ...
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Add photo to cv

Does anyone know hot to add a photo to this CV template: CV I thought about using the minipage environment but I wasn't able to get the photo on the right side of the name (at the top of the page).
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Is it possible to use \regex_replace_all instead of \tl_replace_all

I have the following macro definition: \let\hlORIG\hl \ExplSyntaxOn \tl_new:N \l_jdhao_hlx_tl \RenewDocumentCommand\hl{m}{% \tl_set:Nn\l_jdhao_hlx_tl{#1}% \tl_replace_all:Nnn\l_jdhao_hlx_tl{\ }{~}...
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How to place 2 aligned equations next to a single graph in a table?

I want to make a table with two columns: on the left side, I want to put 2 aligned equations on the right side, I want to put a graph. In the following MCVE, the 2 equations are on the left side ...
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Path Variable Problem in TikzEdt on linux

There is already a (unanswered) question to this topic in windows, but I thought it is clearer if I open a new one. When I start TikzEdt on Linux I get this error message: It might be that you do ...
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How can I run an .exe in the .tex file?

I'm writing a scientific proposal and I have a .exe Python script to copy, timestamp and put into a directory. I want to use this .exe whenever I compile. From a logic point of view, this would be ...
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PGFPlots package does not show any graphs

As I told in my previous thread, I'm trying to find my way out with the PGFPlots package. The package is installed and I added \usepackage{pgfplots} in the Latex Preamble section. I pressed the TeX ...
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Can't view document with View pdf

I'm new in Latex I want to see document with View Pdf but it give me following errors: File not found when I press F6
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How do I convert into PDF?

I've written document in LaTeX, but I don't know how to convert my .tex file into a PDF file. I'm using texMaker in the Russian language, and I couldn't find a way to typeset in this version of LaTeX. ...
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How to prevent word wrapping with 2 hyphens?

I have the following markdown file that demonstrates the issue (at least in my environment): --- title: TEST subtitle: Minimum Working Example version: 1.0 rev0 document: TEST-MWE date: 27 December ...
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minimizing the image size

I want to minimize the image size in latex i tried so many times with different codes but non gave me the required result. here is my code: \begin{figure} \centering % l b r t \includegraphics[trim=...
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“Font T1/cmr/m/n/12=ecrm1200 at 12.0pt not loadable” error when compiling

I have problem in executing LaTeX files by terminal in Mac due to missing files and unknown modification of TeX directory. As I am new user, I don't want to make too changes in system files and ask ...
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How to plot histogram from a tab separated csv file containing tabular list of ordered tuples?

I would like to plot a histogram in which x-axis will contains ordered tuple data and y-axis will contains its frequencies. A CSV file containing data as follows : x_values y_frequency (2,102,100)...
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Making \psfrag replacement without using --shell-escape option

I am trying to submit latex manuscript on ScholarOne. In the latex file, I have used \psfrag to make text replacement on .eps file. On my PC I can use auto-pst-pdf package and compile the .tex file ...
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Listings not breaking long lines with breaklines=true and breakatwhitespace=false

I have the following code in my Markdown: ```{latex-fontsize=scriptsize} $ ./my-new-application create app_example creating app_example Generating <path-to-app-src>/new-application/...
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Word wrapping for short strings in parentheses

I have a markdown file that I process with pandoc. I have the following text in the .md file: **Note:** The entire text above would be entered on a single command line without the backslash (`\`). ...
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does someone have a solution to “Could not start Build & View:PdfLaTeX”

I work with Windows 10, Miktex and pdflatex. Furthermore my GUI is Texstudio. I recently updated Texstudio to the newest version. A week ago everything worked fine, but today I wanted to compile a ....
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Trouble with table using multirow and multicolumn

I have a table with multirow and multicolumn in a document. This compiles fine on Fedora but has trouble compiling on Ubuntu. Fedora and Ubuntu have different versions of pdflatex. My MWE is as below: ...
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Kind help to make the below tikz picture to size of beamer slide with adding at top size as it may effect other slides without picture

\documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme[secheader]{Madrid} \useoutertheme{Smoothbars} \usefonttheme[onlylarge]{structurebold} \setbeamerfont*{frametitle}{size=\...
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pdflatex: Compilation does not terminate - again

I do use MikTeX (with MikTeX Console 2.9.6888) and today I tried to update my packages. I experienced some errors during the update but single package update was installed after a restart and another ...
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option clash geometry with tikz when using for a beamer presentation

\usepackage[hmargin=1.15in,vmargin=1.115in]{geometry} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{graphicx,caption,subcaption} \newcommand{\noi}{\noindent} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \usetikzlibrary{...
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Russian characters in equations without \textup in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I want to change LaTeX engine from PdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX. There are a lot of formulas and equations with Russian text inside. And it used without any commands. MWE for pdflatex: \documentclass{...
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toc - add dot after part numbers

I am trying to modify my ToC to add a dot after the number in the part section (and only in ToC, I don't want to modify \thechapter command. I did that for the chapter using this code: \...
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How to configure Inverse Search with WinEdt + Okular configuration?

My environment is as follows: OS: Windows 10 Pro: 64bit kept being updated. WinEdt: Build: 20180507 (v. 10.3) - 64-bit Okulat: 1.6.70 32-bit Very sorry, I should have mentioned it. WinEdt is an ...