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package that allows separate consideration of logical and physical pages (which can provide pdfnup-like functionality from inside TeX, among other things)

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\pgfpageslogicalpageoptions border code works only on first physical page in XeLaTeX

Borders will be drawn with \pgfstroke around all logical pages when compiling the following code with latex, pdflatex and lualatex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage{pgf} ...
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Why TOC with \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} Displays Incorrect Page Numbers

This question is a follow-up to Place a Vertical Line Between the Two Pages with pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} Consider the code \documentclass[14pt]{memoir} \usepackage{pgfpages} %\pgfpagesuselayout{2 on ...
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Place a Vertical Line Between the Two Pages with pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}

Consider the code \documentclass[14pt]{memoir} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} \usepackage{lipsum,tocloft} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{TOC ENTRY 1.} %\...
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How can I add notes to my first slide, which is a full-screen PDF?

The first slide in my Beamer presentation is a full-screen PDF which I include using \includepdf from the pdfpages package. I want to add speaking notes for this first slide using \note and to have ...
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Why is Pgfpages with the Pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} Command Not Picking Up the Index? [duplicate]

The following code \documentclass[openany]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \usepackage{pgfpages} %\pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} \begin{document} \LARGE Some words.\index{...
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Empty slides (white font on white background) when compiling handouts [duplicate]

I sometimes run into a strange problem when compiling my beamer slides for handouts. I can't figure out what causes some slides to have a white font on a white background. I observe this randomly, but ...
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How to Specify pgfpages 2 on 1 Output for a Range of Pages Only

Consider the following code: \documentclass[openany]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} \begin{document}...
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Index Entries Disappear with the Use of pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} [2022, June: Question Still Relevant]

Consider the index generated by the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \usepackage{pgfpages} %\pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} \begin{document} ...
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Help for hyperlinks with pgfpages needed

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{txfonts} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{marginnote} \usepackage{scrextend} \...
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"pgf" and "pgfmorepages" cause varioref to be off by one page

I am trying to place a frame around several pages in a document I am creating. The frame works fine, "varioref" gets the page number wrong. \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper,notitlepage]{...
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Local vs. global variables in pgf, interaction with foreach

I am trying to write a macro with variable number of inputs (this is important to me) that should return the maximum of the lengths of the different inputs. It uses the foreach macro from pgffor: \...
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Is it geometry or pgfpages bug?

With \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} inserted in 2 on 1 pgfpages layout produce an unexpected result. I have updated latex last week, before that this problem did not appear \documentclass{article} \...
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\pagedir TRT with pgfpages cause an incorrect result (shift out of page)

Using \pagedir TRT with \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm,landscape] from pgfpages package produce logical pages to be shifted out of page. Same issue with layouts 4 on 1, 8 on 1, ...
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Place note page on the left of slide [closed]

How can I make the note page using pgfpages appear on the left of the slide? (I want to do this to have the green screen slide on the left for online videos using OBS). This MWE produces the notes on ...
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Controlling Border Color using pgfpages

pgfpages is a great package for, among many things, creating borders around pages. I am looking for some help to change the color of the border from black to my specified color (\definecolor{...
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Customize title of beamer note pages

I'd like to customize the title area of the note pages for a beamer document. I've changed the background/foreground colors of note title and note page respectively, and intend to keep them that way (...
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How to vertically center text in beamer notes

I have some beamer slides with notes on the right hand side, and would like to horizontally and vertically center the text on the note page. I've tried: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[gen]...
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How to reorder included pdf-pages for bulk cutting ? [for paper saving]

How to reorder included pdf-pages for bulk cutting ? [for paper saving] Situation and Problem I receive continuously updated lecture scripts as (A4) PDFs that I need to print. The text area apparently ...
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reconfiguring pgfpages to output one page

I use pgfpages to produce 4up slides with beamer. I have a general setup file containing the following code: % If we are in handout mode, do 4up. \mode<handout>{ \usepackage{pgfpages} \...
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Beamer - Show notes on second screen with customized section page using tikz

I have recently built a custom beamer theme using tikz and wanted to add notes to my slides. Without notes it looked like this: After inserting \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on ...
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Borders on all pages

I am working on a report and I want a border on all pages. I have managed to have a border by using the solution provided here: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/808/205277 But it won't work on all ...
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pgfpagesuselayout{2 en 1 with notes} when with notes used error message [closed]

When I run the code below: \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usepackage{handoutWithNotes} \pgfpagesuselayout{3 on 1 with notes}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] \begin{document} \begin{frame} My first ...
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Physical page breaks when using csvsimple and pgfpages

I would like to print initial account data for individual students and place 8 cards on a physical page. This is my MWE. \documentclass[fontsize=12pt, paper=a7, paper=landscape, parskip=half]{...
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Problem with math in pgfpages and notes in beamer

I am trying to write a presentation in beamer with notes in a separate page. I am using the pgfpages package. When I compile the file only with the slides everything appears to be fine. When I use the ...
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Beamer content disappears when notes are shown besides slides [duplicate]

I have finally encountered an exciting TeX-related problem to post here: Using beamer slides with notes, certain parts of my slides disappear in the main slide when the option \setbeameroption{show ...
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What units are \pgfphysicalheight and \pgfphysicalwidth defined in?

I often use \pgfphysicalheight and \pgfphysicalwidth from the pgfpages package to define sizes dynamically based on the dimensions of my page (which vary). For example, here's a "dynamic" vertical ...
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Beamer super-wide pages overlap between monitors

I am trying to use the package pgfpages with the option \setbeameroption{previous slide on second screen=left} to create super wide pages to take advangate of multiple monitors. This is what I get in ...
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How to change formatting of pgfpagesuselayout?

I have cut my page in four parts using \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1}[a4paper] command. Now there are let's say four quadrants in my page. Since {3 on 1} is not available in this environment, I want to ...
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Use of \pause in \note{} environment

Is it somehow possible to use \pause in the \note{} environment? In the example, so that "item 2" on slide and in notes pop up at the same time? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \...
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Embedding video in multiple-slide-per-page presentation

I am preparing a presentation for an interactive session, and need all of my four slides to be shown at once. In order to do this, I use handout mode (and don't have any slide transitions). In one of ...
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pgfpages and section

I'm making a Beamer presentation. I need to show some notes on a second screen, so I'm using pgfpages. Whereas, when I put a section, it appears 2 times :/ Here, it's a minimal code with the problem. ...
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Beamer: Custom theme breaks when using dual screen presentation mode

The following small beamer example \documentclass[notes]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \usetheme[department=compute]{DTU} \begin{document} \begin{frame}...
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Typeset handout under a different filename

I have a latex document that I sometimes want to print in "handout" form, specifically four pages in one. I've been using \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1} in the preamble, thus ...
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clip to content within page when using pgfpages

When creating handouts with pgfpages the included content does not adhere to the page boarder. The slide in the following example only shows the top part of an image However the whole image is ...
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2 pages on 1 with pgfpages

I'm sorry I know this question has been asked several times. I would like to get a 2 pages on 1 using pgfpages as shown by the following: \documentclass[french, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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How to change order of pages when using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}?

I have a 100 pages text file in Latex, using A5 paper landscape, memoir template. Now I want to print it on A4 paper (two A5 per side). To do it, I use the command bellow: \usepackage{pgfpages} \...
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Beamer: no text after title page with "show notes on second screen" using XeLaTeX [duplicate]

Problem I want to show notes on the second screen in my XeLaTeX beamer presentation but this causes all text to disappear after the title page. How can I get the text to be shown? Minimal Working ...
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Compile four a6 pages on one a4

I'm new to Latex and I'm trying to copy my first page on every page. I would like to have my a6paper document, repeated 4 times on a4 paper. I don't want to use the includepdf solution that I already ...
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How do I install pgfpages package? [duplicate]

I want to print out handout for my beamer presentation. I am trying to get pgfpages package from MiKTeX package Manager without success? Can you please help?
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Beamer+pgfpages = "pdfTeX warning (dest): Page 31 has been referenced but does not exist!"

I am using \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] and get a string of errors of the form pdfTeX warning (dest): Page X has ...
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frames on note page, correct frame numbering

TLDR: Using \addtocounter{framenumber}{*value*} decreases counter by 3xvalue. Hello, for an upcoming presentation I'd like to create a dual screen presentation. I want my noteslides to show the ...
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Beamer presentation to a4 printable

Hi I'm going to graduate in physics on tuesday and I'd love to have a printable nice formatted copy of my presentation. I tried adding \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{resize to}[a4paper,...
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Can pgfpages be used to scale PDF output to a specific (arbitrary) page size?

I have a 300-page document that has been typeset for lettersize (8.5x11 inches). I want to create a version of it such that the PDF output is simply scaled to fit on a smaller page size (e.g. 7x10 ...
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Position and spacing of pages with pgfpages

I'm trying to make some invitation cards and place eight copies on a single a4 page for printing. The invite was created on an a5 size page (since I also want some a5 copies), and I tried using ...
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Firefox PDF viewer vs beamer + pgfpages

Consider the following MWE to be previewed in the build in PDF previewer in Firefox \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{8 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=4mm] \begin{...
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xelatex doesn't work properly with tikz when pgfpage with \pgfpagesuselayout is used!

I'm trying to make a fading background using tikz. It works great with pdflatex, but when I use xelatex it doesn't work properly. As I noticed the problem is because of \pgfpagesuselayout command. I ...
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Imposition for an 8 page booklet using pgfpages

I want to prepare an 8 page booklet by imposing the 8 pages, four at a time on a larger sheet of paper. The front side will look like this: and the back will look like this: When printed correctly, ...
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Beamer with notes on the left, have navigation links working both on slides (right) and on notes (left)

Following the answer to this question, and given a suggestion in one of the comments, I am trying to have working navigation links not only on the slides on the right, but also on the notes on the ...
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pgfpages breakes tikzexternalize

I use tikz externalize to speed up the creation of huge beamer presentations for lectures. This works quite well, but if I use pgfpages to collect 2 slides on one a4-page for handouts, the ...
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Beamer: print slides and notes on A4 paper correctly

Following up on this question, I have the MWE example below, that works well except for when I want to print the resulting pdf, which becomes completely shrunk ... so small that I cannot read the ...
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