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{printing} is about the physical process of printing *TeX documents, influencing their printing, and preparing documents for printing, e.g. with special settings for binding.

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Generated PDF renders differently on screen from printing

I'm not sure it is an issue related with LaTeX or due to the printer I use, but well, here is the problem I face. Please forgive me if I'm not submitting the issue in the right place! I generate a pdf ...
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Incomplete printing of the $\mathscr{H}$ symbol

I don't know exactly if this is the correct place to ask this, but, for some reason the PDF files generated by latex are not printing correctly, more specifically the $\mathscr{H}$ symbol is being ...
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Why isn't the ICC profile applied?

I generated an image: If color management is properly working, you should see this blue (good!), otherwise it will be red (bad…). However, if I include this image in a PDF, the ICC profile is not ...
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How to add alternating (book) indentation into an existing pdf?

I have my own latex script and I need to add an already existing .pdf file, but I need it in the printing form (my latex document class has the twoside parameter). I am using the pdfpages package, so ...
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increase inner gutter margin, but reduce outer margin for KomaScript-Book with Lyx

I know this question has been asked many times over the years but I can't find any that answer the second requirement. I have spent months preparing a book with Lyx using KomaScript-Book at 5"x9&...
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sending pdf to a printer / binder service

I wrote my thesis in LaTeX using overleaf. I compile the pdf and open with adobe acrobat pro. I then apply pdf/x standards and make sure all my fonts are embedded. Everything checks out and no errors ...
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What's the font used in 'Linear Algebra' by Friedberg?

I'm writing a math-related document in LaTex and want to use the font in which the book 'Linear Algebra' by Stephen Friedberg was printed. Does anybody know what font might it be? So far I've tried ...
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forms - Checkboxes in PDF forms are not printed using Firefox

Recently I started to prepare a larger PDF form in LaTeX. I checked the PDF output in Acrobat Reader and subsequently in various web browsers. I noticed, that a \CheckBox in a form will not show up in ...
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Different layers depending on whether the user prints color or monochrome

I have a bar chart in my document that is much clearer with colors. However, my publisher prints backorders in monochrome. I can make a version using different patterns to fill in the bars, but I ...
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Circuit wires not printing out while downloading the PDF file

Basically, I have this code: \begin{figure} \begin{circuitikz} [american voltages, american currents] \draw (0,0) to (0, 0) to [ V = $V_g$, invert] (0, 2); ...
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Printing LaTeX Made PDFs in MacOS -- Preview doesn't See Fonts?

This is a follow up to a previous question. I use pandoc to create PDFs from markdown files, which uses pdflatex behind the scenes. After a bunch of system upgrades, the type in my printed PDFs ...
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Typefaces Look Off/Different After an Upgrade?

I used pandoc to convert my markdown files into PDFs. The command I use to do this is as follows pandoc myfile.md -s -o myfile.pdf and then I convert that PDF to a half size layout via pdflatex ...
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Can I have a list of all hyperref links at the end of the document for printing (similar to references written in plain text)

I use the hyperref package a lot and it creates beautiful document. But I want to make sure that those links are still usable when people print the document. So I would like to include a listoflinks ...
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mhchem charge of ions too thin

I am using mhchem to write chemical reaction such as the following : \ce{H2SO4 ->[H2O] 2H^+ + SO4^{2-}}. It works fine, but when it comes to print it on paper the charges of the ions (+ and - ...
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(How) Can I make a page which is the only page on a printed sheet?

I want to make a PDF document which have no blank pages when viewed or printed single-sided. But when printed double-sided, the first page (the cover) should be the only page printed at the first ...
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How to optimize images for printed documents [closed]

I have some images which I saved as PNG, with resolution set to 300 DPI when exporting the images with Gimp. In the PDF generated with pdflatex, the quality is good. Unfortunately, on paper the ...
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Right placement in `.pdf` file but wrong after `pdf2ps mergeS.pdf mergeS2.ps`

I've asked a related question elsewhere: I have now good placed pdf together with the right rotation: However, after pdf2ps mergeS.pdf mergeS2.ps gs -sDEVICE=ps2write -o A22.ps -r120x120 mergeS2.ps ...
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How can I create margins in included pdf to print it properly

I have created a pdf file with this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[scale=1.31, nup=2x1,pages=2-5,trim=1.5cm 1.5cm 1.5cm 1.5cm]{sh1.pdf} \end{document} ...
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Printing a picture made with TikZ has a different result from what it looks in PDF mode?

I have made a lot of pictures with TikZ, but when I print some of them (for example y = tan x) there are extra lines on the paper, that don't really exist in construction and PDF mode. Edit: I thought ...
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txfonts package is not printed correctly via cups

I have a document (not my own) which uses the rtxr font from the txfonts package. When I print this document via cups on my Fedora machine, the font is not rendered. E.g. in offset the 'ff' is not ...
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File won't compile after printing it

Every time I print the .pdf file of a LaTeX document, it won't compile and build the tex files afterwards. It doesn't matter the size or what packages I have in my file. I end up having to copy and ...
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LaTeX for printing press

This is a general question aimed at being a comprehensive tutorial and/or a Getting started guide. My intent is to create a workflow that is independent of InDesign/Scribus etc. Of course, the ...
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xfp - Huge integers - Why is \inteval less accurate then \fpeval?

I was trying to print the first few terms of hyperfactorials, which are defined by H(0)=1 and H(n)=H(n-1)*n^n. When fpeval is used for calculation and inteval is used for printing: \documentclass{...
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A6 sized book - print doublesided on A4 with fewer signatures

Ref: Two-sided printing of A6 pages on A4 paper Enough discussion is done on the question that is shared in the above mentioned link. My new question: The above mentioned link gives 8 A6 pages on 2 A4 ...
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\href in printable version

I'm ultimating my thesis and I need two different version: one printable and one digital. The thesis contains some \hrefs that of course are lost when I print the document. I would like to know if ...
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To print "in-quarto"

I would like to print "in-quarto". I explain briefly, I would like to print a A6-book, therefore I would like to print the A6 pages of my book on A4 pages (2 sides) and then fold twice the ...
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Horizontal lines do not print

I write latex documents in Article class, nothing fancy but some pstricks code and .eps pictures included. For some reason the latex->dvips->ps2pdf routine produces .pdf files that are badly ...
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more pages on one sheet with **cut off margins** and `pdfpages`

I have recently asked a similar question elsewhere but I still haven't obtained an answer I was looking for. This time I shall be much more precise (which will even yield a new question rather than ...
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Overlay page layout dimensions at full scale

I think it's useful if I first clarify the context of this question to help understand it. I'm compiling a mathematical LaTeX book that will be printed by the in-house printing service at my ...
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printing pdfs from a latex code

I am trying to print the following code 20 times without having to copy it 20 times, as its a random number generator and I want each sheet to be different I am having trouble. \documentclass{article} ...
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A printing quarry

I know this is not a type setting issue, but if anybody could help with directing me to a site that could help or advise me what type of language I need to learn in order for me to do what I want...I ...
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TextPos not behaving with Booklet and Twoup

I am using a combination of booklet, twoup, and textpos to create a printable booklet, and having a strange problem with the location of textblocks in print mode. I've used this combination before to ...
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How to prevent a landscape page from turning upside down when printed?

I have some problems when I want to print a PDF where one of the pages has been turned to landscape format. In the PDF, I turned one page to landscape format to make it easier to read an image (note ...
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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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dvips or dvipdf + evince = missing special characters on printout

This started happening fairly recently (sometime between April 7 and May 5). It appears that if I convert a DVI to a PDF (e.g. using dvipdf, although I'm not sure what all tools trigger this) and then ...
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Printing PDF from overleaf with comments included

I would like to print my PDF from overleaf, but have it include the comments made using overleaf editor (The ones where you select a piece of text-> add comment). Is it possible to somehow do this? ...
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Two-sided printing of A6 pages on A4 paper

I have a document, 78 pages long formatted into a6 paper size. I need to print those pages onto a4 sized paper, double sided. SAMPLE LAYOUT BEGINS: SAMPLE LAYOUT ENDS EDIT 2 begins: In this way, if ...
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Printing half-page worksheets without copy/pasting the entire text?

I write daily half-page worksheets for my class. At the end of the document I \newpage and copy the entire text so I can print the document 2-sided short-edge binding and then cut the paper in half ...
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More explanation about page layout when printing a book

I read in the memoir class manual, in chapter 2, about some additional lengths that you should set up when preparing documents for printing. For example, the length for the spine, the difference ...
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how to print NAGs in xskak \printchessgame?

If a game contains NAGs, \mainline prints them. But if the game is exported and then printed with \printchessgame, the NAG disappear. How to print NAGs of an exported-then-imported game? \...
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Page: isn't inner margin + binding offset equal to outer margins?

As far as I can see, people always recommend to set inner margins smaller than outer margins, so that when a document is opened, the space between the two blocks of text basically looks like the left ...
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Scaling Beamer slide to present as landscape 8.5 x 11 with no borders

Update: Changed to letterpaper but still has border around the top I'm attempting to scale my beamer slide so that I can print it and it will appear as a 8.5 x 11 when uploaded online without any ...
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How to print EOL in \message?

I'm trying to do this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \message{Hello \\ world!} \end{document} However, the \\ is not printed as an end-of-line. I'm getting this in the console: Hello \\ ...
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Glossary name is printed over glossary definition

I want to use the glossaries package in the IEEEtran class in latex, but have problems in using it: Latex: \documentclass[ 12pt, final, oneside, onecolumn, paper=A4, abstract=true, headings=small ]{...
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Printing envelopes for mailing with beamer presentation class

I was able to print several U.S. #10 business letter envelopes 4⅛”×9½” (10.4cm×24.1cm) for mailing with more or less the code I have included below, but the beamer documentclass does not seem to ...
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TeXShop print problem

I'm running TeXShop on a mac. Using as simplest as possible code of, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} A very simple text! \end{document} the printing output is ...
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How do I get a grid to match up between front and back of the same page?

I've got this grid that I create using tikz (the actual code does more stuff, this is just an MWE). I'd like to print it two-sided such that, if you look at the sheet with a backlight, the lines would ...
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trying to diagnose postscript printing problem on lyx/mactex on macOS Monterey

I've been using lyx for many years, mostly on Linux, and on MacOS for a a few years. On upgrading macOS Big Sur to macOS Monterey 12.0.1 suddenly printing stopped working. Setup I'm using the latest ...
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Using animate package, with an animation set to loop, is it possible to set the frame that will be physically printed?

I have successfully managed to integrate an animation using several .png files into my pdf. However, I have noticed that when I tried to print the pdf, the frame printed was the one shown at the exact ...
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Why does my pdf image cause a bug only after printing the document?

So I have a page that looks normal on screen. It looks like this on the screen; Near the top of that page a figure is displayed. This figure is a pdf, created in inkscape. In the .tex the figure ...
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