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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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Why are my footnotes using symbols instead of numbers?

I want my footnotes to be numbered with Arabic numbers. However, they have symbols instead of Arabic numbers. Although I've inserted the code \renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\arabic{footnote}} the ...
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amsmath: Erroneous nesting of equation structures [duplicate]

\[|{{e}_{j}}\rangle \langle {{e}_{k}}|=\begin{matrix} 1 \\ {\begin{align} & \vdots \\ & j \\ & \vdots \\ & n \\ \end{...
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the file is open in pdftex- extension of knuth's typesetting program Tex in texmaker [closed]

the file is open in pdftex- extension of knuth's typesetting program Tex. tex file not found intexmaker
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How to use U+1F54A (DOVE OF PEACE) with pdfLaTeX?

How can I use U+1F54A DOVE OF PEACE in my document, especially with pdfLaTeX and not LuaLaTeX?
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Should we give up pstricks?

I tried recently to use the program called "auto multiple choice", which seems to support only XeLaTeX. When I googled for it, I also heard about Luatex. Personally, I always compile with ...
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Why does TeX Writer - LaTeX On The Go not work on Android 11?

The app does not want to open on Android 11. I was using it on Android 10 without problems, after the update to Android 11 the TeXWriter stopped working.
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Effecting a Shift of an FCOLORBOX within a Simple Lettrine

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{type1cm,lettrine} \usepackage{xcolor} %\usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[tracking=true]{microtype} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \large \...
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Writing a form-style table

I would like to print the following table in latex: Any hint is wellcome!
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Can I type LaTeX code in inkscape without a locally installed LaTeX distribution?

I use Inkscape 1.1 and I need to type LaTeX code (formulas and text in general) but I do not have a LaTeX distribution installed on my machine (I use Overleaf, online LaTex editor). Example: if I type ...
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\mathit{\vec{…}} silently swallows up the vector when using latex/pdflatex and newtxmath

Feeding latex or pdflatex with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newtxmath} \begin{document} \(\mathit{\vec{var}}\) \end{document} results in var without any arrow and without any warning on the ...
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What is the code for selecting the top n integers from a list in Latex inside an algorithm? [closed]

My list is l[] with 1000 integers. In the algorithm i am selecting top n integers from this list. How do i write the latex code for doing this. can i use argmax operator for selecting maximum k ...
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revtex and turnpage: also rotate the PDF page view by 90 degrees to the horizontal orientation

In the following revtex4, could we make the turnpage to also rotate the PDF page view by 90 degrees to the horizontal orientation (more than just rotating the content by 90 degrees but keeping the ...
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Long table in four-column document

I am working on a four-column document using the multicol package and want to insert a two-column table that spans upon multiple multicols* columns (and multiple pages), doing column and page breaks ...
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Web interface to compile LaTeX on private server

I want to use LaTeX to write technical documentation. I need to create tex files on a computer which doesn't have pdflatex installed. The pdflatex is installed on a Linux server with Apache server. I ...
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pdflatex stops when both german and hungarian languages are set in babel

This is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german,hungarian]{babel} \begin{document} babel test \end{document} When I run pdflatex on ...
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Trying to Use Both Cabin and Baskerville Fonts in the Same Document

In the following code, I invoke both the cabin and baskervald packages. I am able to start off with the cabin font by simply specifying \cabin; however, when I want to begin using the baskervald font ...
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How to include a directory of a personal package?

What do I need to do, to compile this: Folder structure: Main folder |- main.tex |- template/ |- Preamble.sty |- ... Content of main.tex: ... \usepackage{Preamble} ... When I compile with ...
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How delete space between floats and text?

My question is how I can squeeze space between picture and text(sections, subsections and normal text). Also I tried this, but \vspace is not working well with measurements, sometimes it overlaps the ...
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What is the most up-to-date indicated/suggested way to typeset Greek?

I typically type on an English keyboard, but I use a Greek keyboard when it comes to typing Greek characters. I have my personal workaround through the pdfLaTeX engine, but as LaTeX evolves it seems (...
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Alignment ampersand within \underbrace

I have the following equation: $\neg(A \wedge \neg A) \vee (B \implies A)$ \\ $\neg(A \wedge \neg A) \vee (\neg B \vee A)$ \\ $\underbrace{\underbrace{(\neg A \vee A)}_\text{w} \vee (\neg B \vee A)}_\...
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Version of Tex Live from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS package manager

What version of Tex Live does Ubuntu 20.04 LTS install from its package manager?
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is there a way to produce a similar table in LaTeX?

I would like to produce a similar table to (see the picture below) in LaTeX, overleaf.. I read the docs for creating tables in overleaf, and it does not seem capable of producing the same table... any ...
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I have installed "mactex" (because I need "pdflatex") but it looks like not opening/working

I have installed mactex because I need pdflatex: MyName-MacBook-Pro:~ namesurname$ brew install --cask mactex Warning: Cask 'mactex' is already installed. To re-install mactex, run: brew reinstall -...
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Is it possible to create a hyperlink to a page that doesn't exist in the current document?

Is it possible to create a hyperlink to a page that doesn't exist in the current document? The reason for asking, is that I have many documents on Overleaf, which are split in order to increase ...
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How to put a box around a single page? [duplicate]

I used nomencl and created a page of nomenclatures in my paper, I want to put this page and this page only into a box, while everything else are to remain the same. I tried the following code I found ...
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Texpad - snippets incorporating removal of whitespaces / characters

I made few snippets in Texpad that a great for productivity, however, I rather simple ones I cannot thing of solving, these are as follows (I don't know whether there is a sensible solution): Snippet ...
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Anyone knows how to show DOI or URL in \bibliographystyle{apa}?

I have followed the approach in the following link: https://www.bibtex.com/s/bibliography-style-misc-apa/ However, I want my reference lists to follow APA 7th ed. DOI is not generated at the end of ...
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problem when inserting figure: "dfTeX error: pdflatex (file ./billeder/Metodeteori/nmr_spectra_ny.png): libpng: internal error"

When I insert a figure in LaTex I get this error: dfTeX error: pdflatex (file ./billeder/Metodeteori/nmr_spectra_ny.png): libpng: internal error. I have checked that the file is correctly uploaded, in ...
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Tikz Graph: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=10000]

Here is my script(this is the example of pgfmanual.pdf by Till Tantau(terminal:texdoc tikz)): \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[usenames]{color} %used for font color \usepackage{amssymb} %...
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Math in compiled pdf has different encodings for different compiler. When are no unicode characters used?

When selecting and copying math in the compiled pdf I noticed it isn't always matching the original symbols. There are three different scenarios I can remember. Two of which I was able to reproduce: ...
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Align works well everywhere but at plus sign

I've tried aligning a linear system using this code: \[\left\{ \begin{aligned} &a_{11}x_1 & + & &a_{12}x_2 & + & &a_{13}x_3 & = & &b_1 \\ &...
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About Set of formulas with numbering put in a tables which reported (It's hard to come up with a name)?

I want to achieve a table like this: I tried as: \documentclass[10pt,conference]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \begin{table}[] \centering \caption{Optimization Problem Formalization Equations} ...
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PDF figure not compiling

I know that this a common request in this forum but I've tried all suggestions of previous posts unsuccessfully. I apologize if it's still obvious. So basically, I am trying to compile a pdf image on ...
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Is there any benefit to compiling LaTeX docs as opposed to using an IDE? [duplicate]

This post is my first question on StackExchange, so please feel free to tell me how to improve. Here's my typical makefile. I usually use pdflatex, and whatever document viewer is available on the ...
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Name of Y-like letter symbol LaTeX

I can't find the name of this symbol: It doesn't seem to be a Greek letter.
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How to align multiline equations

I am trying to achieve a neat multi line equation. The equation is too big so I had to cut it half way (the first part of the equation). So this is what I ended up doing, the equation break after the ...
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hangparas environment (hanging package) only works for the first paragraph

Here is my sample document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hanging} \begin{document} \newpage \begin{center} Works Cited \end{center} \begin{hangparas}{1.5em}{1} The quick brown fox jumps over ...
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Changing fonts within \titlecap

I use the \titlecap macro from titlecaps package to convert text into titling caps. I would also like to make simple font style changes within the converted text. The following example code does not ...
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VSCode compiling for LaTex tells me to "(re)run Biber" even though it is part of the recipe

First post ever, so I'm sorry in advance if I don't provide any logs - I'll figure out how to do that if need be. For now, maybe someone knows what the issue is: I'm trying to compile my main.tex ...
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Error when externalizing with TeXLive 2022 [closed]

today I have decided to upgrade to TexLive 2022 from 2020. Just after the new version has been installed I have encounter the problem when running this simple file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Swapping between two latex Files

I am working on two Latex files opened simultaneously. I am copying from one file and pasting it into another file. However, whenever I swap between two files, the mouse cursor always goes to the end ...
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TrueType Fonts in LaTeX document directory

I am trying to create some templates for my institution, and by our corporate design guide, we are strongly encouraged to use a provided TrueType font. Now, as I personally use lualatex, I have ...
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pdfTex error: invalid font identifier. Metric (TFM) file not found

I am using the LawTeX template: LawTeX. When I try to compile the PDF, I get a pdfTeX error: invalid font identifier. Font T1/pnc/m/n/10-pncr8t at 10.Opt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. ...
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Bad render for included graphic

I have the following image which I want to include in my latex writeup However, when I include it it render as follows The image becomes pixelated and less smooth. I have tried including the image ...
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Check the presence of file which starts with specific string in LaTeX

I have a directory that contains multiple files. I can easily determine the presence or absence of a file with the following command. \IfFileExists{sample.png}{....}{} But how can I check the ...
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Markdown table overflowing in rendered PDF

I have a markdown file with many pipetables. It is linked in a tex file. In most of them the text is too long for one row. When i create the pdf with pdflatex --shell-escape ./test.tex I would assume ...
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Table error causing excessive runtime

I tried to write a table, but I cannot find what is wrong with it as it is preventing my file from compiling: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \usepackage{...
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MikTex stuck with compiling my document indefinitely after update

I had problems compiling the document below abruptly last night when it has worked without problems for the past few days. I tried updating the packages in MikTeX thinking that was the problem and ...
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Beamer slides moving in odd way

When I create a PDF using the MME below, the slides behave oddly. When each line is revealed, the whole slide shifts, making the upper part invisible. I'm not sure what is going on. I don't think the ...
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Miktex Compiler is not able to compile after adding some math environment

I was using the baposter class for making a poster for some conference. Initially, I was using the overleaf and was getting the timeout message, then I shifted to my MiKTeX compiler on my computer and ...
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