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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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MacTeX Problem: TexShop unable to find pdflatex in macOS Monterey

New user of MacTeX here. I'm on a mac running macOS Monterey 12.5. After installing MacTeX (and checking the package using the MD5 sum) I tried typesetting the LatexTemplate in TeXShop, but get the ...
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How can I set pdfinfo based on content of external file?

How can I include the contents of an external file in the PDF metadata (either built-in attribute like Subject, or custom one like My ID)? I have written some text to shell-output.txt with, for ...
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Jake's resume cannot be compiled with LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX

Jake's resume is a famous resume template, its link is https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/jakes-resume/syzfjbzwjncs I want to modify it for Chinese characters, for example, change \section{...
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Add PDF bookmarks to list of figures, list of tables, and figure and table captions

I want to bookmark my LaTeX-created .pdf file in two ways: in the \listoffigures and \listoftables and at the figures and tables themselves. I started trying to apply Bookmarks under List of Figures, ...
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Reduce file size of imported graphics and their fonts

I am looking to reduce the file size of the final version of my thesis as much as possible without real hassle and any loss of quality. At the moment it is around 7 MB. I read much about it (...
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ß inside \path{} of hyperref-package

I want to insert a file path containing a ß. Therefore I want to use the \path{}-command from the hyperref-package to set it correctly (i.e. not to replace all \ by /). But my file path contains a ...
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Cannot compile correct fonts in LyX with sweave

Fonts in LyX look different when compiled without (first picture) VS with (second picture) sweave: What is happening and how can I resolve this issue? I'm using Windows 10, R 4.2.1 (with knitr and ...
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How to set author name in Devanagari using devanagari package in LaTeX beamer?

Minimal working exmaple file with dn extension. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{devanagari} \title[]{My Title} \author[{\dn\dncalcutta meraa naama}]{My Name} \institute[]{{\dn \dncalcutta ...
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Original Content on Left Page and Translation on Right Page

I'm trying to write a book containing a number of song lyrics on the left page and the relative literal translation on the right page. Something like the image below: I'm currently using the ...
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Coordinate and Canvas Transformations by given angle of rotation and shifting

I'm new to TikZ so I was reading the TikZ documentation. On page 1155 (chaper 108) I found information about transformations. The CTM (coordinate transformation matrix) consist on the four numbers a, ...
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Cannot Read Log File - Sublime Text - kpathsea Error?

I keep getting this error when trying to build my tex file. Note that I've remove the printed file paths for clarity, I can provide them if necessary. Could not read log file myfile.log Output from ...
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Problem regarding tkz-euclide and tkz-fct

first of all I apologize in advance for any grammar or spelling mistakes as English is a second language to me. If I'm not clear, don't hesitate to ask for details. For context, I'm a fairly new LaTeX ...
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Compiling problem "Latex failed but did not produce a log file"

I use PyCharm Community Edition 2022.1.3 to execute Manim projects. Simple animations without any use of latex work well. But when it comes to outputting some text, Windows Shell returns me this error:...
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I want to include the tex file because it contains the information about citation. But I don't want to print that tex file in my pdf

\begin{document} \include{ref} \printbibliography[title= References] \end{document} I don't want to print the ref.tex file in my pdf but I want to keep information inside it
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Insert specific form of tau

I want to insert this specific tau in my paper . But with the usual tau symbol, I am getting this tau,. Wth the upgreek package, I am getting this, . Therefore I am asking for your guidance about the ...
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Put the command with arguments in the environment tabularray

I am trying to create a table with lots of content inside. I don't want to see many & characters so I declare the function with many arguments, but compile error. Please help me point out where ...
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A warning when using fntext

I have: \author{My Name\fnref{myfootnote}} \address{My institution} \fntext[myfootnote]{Email address: myemail@gmail.com} After that, I have an abstract, a list of keywords and then: \end{frontmatter}...
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How can I put the path of the file for the pdflatex compiler?

I need to automate the .tex compilation files, but I don't want to write down the path in pdflatex in console. Also I will not use the graphical user interface for this purpose. I need commands that ...
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How to hide chapters from TOC but keep them for the pdf navigation?

I have a weird question, or rather two. I would like to hide a level of organization, e.g. chapters, from the table of contents. BUT I want to keep the lower levels (e.g. sections) and I also want to ...
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Can the unicode character U+02B9 be produced using T1 or/and LGR encoding by pdfLatex?

Is there a way to type the Unicode character U+02B9 in pdfLatex (command, macro, keyboard combination ...) without getting an error? Copy and paste the character does not help! MWE: \documentclass[...
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Paragraph ended before � was complete. } and Argument of � has an extra }. } --can't fix

I am getting these error for my following preamble file. I can't figure out what is causing the error. ''' \documentclass{article} %%%%%%%% CREATE DOCUMENT STRUCTURE %%%%%%%% %% Language and font ...
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Troubles with listings and polish characters (lualatex)

How I can display properly polish characters in code of programming language using listings package and lualatex compiler? main.cpp: //Zażółć gęślą jaźń #include <iostream> int main() { std::...
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beamer how to control subscript vertical position

subscript and superscript position depend in the presence of both. How can I control only the position of subscript (or superscript) vertically without added both? I'm using Beamer, although the same ...
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R-Markdown pdfLatex won't work when rendering shape ="\U0001f693"

This is my first time using r-markdown and running into problems rendering the symbol above. Everything else works great. It also works in r in ggplot2 but won't work in r-markdown. When I include &...
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Force LaTeX to ignore unknown Unicode characters [duplicate]

I'm using LaTeX for PDF generation programmatically. I know that I can \DeclareUnicodeCharacter but that works when you have one file. I'm trying to generate PDFs from the content in the database that ...
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Change subscript spacing? [closed]

I have the this equation generated with the following latex body code, and I want it to look similar to the 2nd equation as the spaced out a^3b etc looks much better. Any help regarding this would be ...
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Cannot build tex file on vs-code + texlive since upgrading to texlive 2022

I had worked both on windows & mac for the last 2 years. All my tex files are located on a drive, and with no problem at all. But I decided last week to clean my windows computer (fresh windows ...
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Issues with unwanted ij ligature in NewTX

The issue in newtx bijection is bijection has re-emerged. Namely, compiling \documentclass{standalone}% 2018/03/26 v1.3a \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}% 2021/04/29 v2.0v \usepackage[dutch,ngerman,USenglish]{...
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Automatically assign a value to name attribute in hyperref

Look at the text box I create with hyperref. I have documents with over 600 text fields, some of which are constantly changing. Is there any way in hperref to automatically assign the names of the ...
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Fill in Metapost Figure constructed in FOR loop

I'm trying to create a wheel cog in Metapost that I would like fill in with a color. I came up with this code: vardef sin(expr xx) = sind(xx) enddef; vardef cos(expr xx) = cosd(xx) enddef; beginfig(1) ...
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Long and wide table over multiple page latex

I want to have a latex table that consists of several columns that need to span over multiple pages by breaking columns. In addition, the table is also long that needs to distribute over multi-pages. ...
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Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!

I wanted to use the following GitHub repository for writing up my thesis. They have given me the method to run, but it does not work for me when I use the terminal to run the same. I do not understand ...
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Cannot generate pdf...keeps on getting an error message saying keyword expected

I am using winedt 5.4 version with miktex 2.9 I have been using it for the past few months to type my project report. It was working fine and pdf was easily generated. Since the past few days, it does ...
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Putting a rectangle with text inside

how can I put a rectangle on the bottom page for all pages in latex and inside of each on this content 'Confidential' please? And how can I display current page /total page ? Actually I have only the ...
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Error with compiling TexShop with MacOS Monterey

I got an issue in compiling pdflatex in MacOS Monterey with the following error: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-1.40.24 (TeX Live 2022) (preloaded format=pdflatex) restricted \...
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Defining series before enumitem list starts

I have the following code. How can we define series = A before the first \begin{enumerate}, so that all \begin{enumerate} would be uniform, that is, all equal to \begin{enumerate}[resume = A] ? \...
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Add footnote to description list

I have the following code: \begin{description} \item[Source] The teacher was late because of the traffic. \item[Reference] The teacher arrived late because of the traffic. \item[...
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Related to raise to power in equation

I am trying to have raise to power in the following equation, but it gives me the error: Missing \right. Inserted Extra \right. Here is the latex code for the equation: \begin{multline} P_{out} = \...
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Get the first day of the week and the weekend

I am working on a weekly teaching plan. I need the start date and end date of each week. For example, week 30 I want 7/25 - 7/29, week 31 I want 1/8 - 5/8. I don't want to do this manually, because it ...
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Draw custom frame on every page [duplicate]

I want to add a simple rectangular frame on every page of my document. It would be similar to the showframe or crop packages but I want to define custom measures. Let's say the top line should be 2 cm ...
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Resuming enumitem inside vbox

I am using the following code. Is there any way to have enumitem resuming inside vbox? \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[resume] \item this is an ...
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\eqref generates name of the equation instead of number and gives "Undefined control sequence" error

Command \eqref just shows the name of the equation (SBmetamodel) instead of the equation number (which is shown next to the equation), and I get the error: "Undefined control sequence. ...as ...
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How to render citations inside a beamer subtitle in Rmarkdown?

I'm trying to combine both adding subtitles to beamer frames and rendering citations inside them in Rmarkdown. In LaTeX I've been able to do this with the following code: \begin{frame}{Kontrastive ...
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Scientific Word 5.5 + Texlive 2022

I can successful use SW5.5 with Texlive 2019 on Windows 10. I now try to work with SW5.5 with Texlive 2022 on Windows 11. I set Typeset->PDF Print Driver Setting to pdflatex of Texlive 2022 but SW5....
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How to disable Luatex warning when combining Feynman diagram, beamer class and pdflatex

I am making a presentation with Latex that contains some Feynman diagram. I create the Feynman diagrams with tikz-feynman. Now I face a problem when choosing an output file: The Feynman diagram ...
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crosschecking cited references and cross references

I am new to latex pdflatex most likely I am just an author. now I just need to edit IEEE access access.tex file and submit it. \documentclass{ieeeaccess} \usepackage[superscript]{cite} \usepackage{...
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Compile multiple .tex files

I have multiple .tex files (eg 1.tex, 2.tex, 3.tex etc) that don't contain a preamble or \begin{document} \end{document} commands. The contents of each .tex files follows the simple structure below. ...
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Adding an extra figure in a working document seems to break it "! Output loop---100 consecutive dead cycles."

I have a perfectly working document which already has 89 figures. Trying to add another one seems to break it. Just for testing, the new figure I am adding is a copy of the last one, only changing the ...
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TeX Live doesn't install pdflatex and texworks

After system crash I was trying to reinstall TeXLive on Windows 8.1 at home and at the same time on another computer at work with Windows 10. I was following the instructions from tug.org/texlive and ...
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LaTeX Emergency Stop when using Minted

When using minted in Texstudio, the compiler throws an error which I cant solve, maybe someone with more LaTeX experience has some hints. I am happy to provide extensive information of needed. ...
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