Questions tagged [printing]

{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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\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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Double page borders when printing two pages side by side

I want to print two A5 pages on one A4 sheet. In order to differentiate between the two A5 pages, I decided to add a thin black border around each one of them, as described here. Following this answer,...
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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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\printglossary is not wide enough to separate acronyms to their full form

I am printing a List of Abbreviations using this command: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,style=long] However, I get an undesired output, since there are some acronyms which are too long and ...
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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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Why do true grayscale gradients get converted to cmyk/rgb resulting in a possible color tint when printing?

While printing my thesis in a professional printing shop I encountered various issues. First, pages with grayscale graphics have not been recognized as such (requires manual fixing by the shop) and ...
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Digital vs printed rendering of TikZ pictures

This may be related to printers setup and/or flattening options of pdf files (I have no clue about) so I might be off topic but I would need advice/guidelines on the following problem. Here is my TikZ ...
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Printing of ligatures and apostrophes with CMU Serif [closed]

When I typeset a document with CMU Serif font, everything looks good on display. But when I print the document, ligatures and apostrophes have wrong thickness: I tested it on two different computers ...
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tikzpicture printed in the wrong position

I want to have my picture printed in the right corner of an A4 paper. To place it there I use tikzpicture. But when I print it out it is not in the same position as I can see it in the PDF. I thought ...
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Toggle button (and functionality) to change between light and dark mode of pdf

I would like to have both light and dark mode style in the same pdf. The light mode would be used when the reader wants to print the document while the dark mode will be used for reading the document ...
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How to convert document from Letter format to A4 paper size in Latex?

All files generated by Latex are apparently set to letter size by default. My service's printer only accepts A4-size paper. Is there any way to force Latex to generate pdf files in A4 format? I've ...
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Before LaTeX editors were invented, how did plain TeX authors output their code? [duplicate]

"Output" doesn't just mean PDF files. It could also mean PostScript or plain paper (made from trees). This might seem like a goofy question, but I couldn't find the answer with a search ...
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What's the best font for printing on a LED-printer?

my impression is that text appears to be too thin, hence hard to read and appearing grey-ish, when using LaTeX. It may look reasonable when viewing a pdf, but it's worse than e.g. Word or any other ...
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Why doesn't my A4 document fit A4 paper when printed?

I use the template from this GitHub repo. As far as I know, it must be in A4 since \documentclass[10pt,landscape,a4paper]{article}, but seems it isn't. When I try to print it, it doesn't fit the page. ...
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KOMA-Script equal margins left and right with double sided

I'm using this KOMA-script-based template for a double-sided document. To enforce that new chapters begin on an odd-numbered page, I set the corresponding option to twoside. However, this also leads ...
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Crop package, want three outside edges to have bleed

I have formatted a document for printing, and the printer is saying that I need a bleed of 0.125' on the outside three edges. I am printing a booklet (using `booklet'), so the outside edges look like: ...
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Can LaTeX do non-printable graphical elements?

Is there a way to make some graphical elements to be non-printable, i.e. prints as white, while staying fully visible on screen? Here's a MWE to play and have fun with: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,...
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How to Modify a Latex Program to Display Only the Table of Contents

I am working on a LaTeX document that will likely result in a Table of Contents that spans a large number of pages. When the document is finished, I would like to ``carve-out'' the TOC from the ...
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Embed full fonts into dvipdfmx's output

It happened to others on this forum, now it happens to me: the printing company (which I have not chosen) sent me the following message: The interior file cannot be manufactured due to unlicensed/...
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Nomencl not being printed no nls file [duplicate]

Written article, but nomenclature is not printed. Using Texmaker with MikTEX. I have configured the Makeindex file locations as in the examples. makeindex <filename>.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o <...
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Making Tikz shapes/surfaces that don't appear in the PDF

I want that my tex-editor shows me the 2-holes of a A4 sheet, but don't appear in the output PDF. Note: I don't want to use % and comment the circle's out and compile it again. The reason is, that I ...
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Are RGB defined colours converted to the xcolor setting?

I am preparing a manuscript for print. I am not a typesetter and now fairly little about printing in general. I have read that CMYK is typically the preferred format for printing (as it refers to ...
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suppress printing of B series of notes in reledmac

Using reledmac, I write two series of critical footnotes, \Afootnote and \Bfootnote. How can I suppress or disable the B series of notes while leaving them in the source? That is, I want the A ...
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Font size changes when printing PDF, but not when viewing it on screen

I have a very large and complex tufte-book document. I have not been able to pinpoint what causes the issue I am reporting here, so for now, I can not provide an MWE... but maybe this is a known ...
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ConTeXt: Can I print a PDF document with fillable forms?

When I try to print PDFs achieved with ConTeXt that have fillable forms, when I fill in the form, what I have filled in does not appear in the print. Is there any way to get that once filled they ...
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How to print complete frames in pdf, not slides [duplicate]

I have a pdf which comes from a Beamer presentation, but I don't have access to the code of the original presentation. Each frame is made of several slides as explained in a similar question: ...
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Saving scrbook as 2up PDF

I have a document of the scrbook documentclass, so it distinguishes between even and odd pages. I want to save it as a handout (PDF) with two pages per a4 side, placing the even side to the left and ...
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