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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How to ensure that Adobe Distiller and Adobe Reader will be able to print pdf [closed]

When producing LaTeX documents using e.g. pdflatex with many embedded figures (pdfs, pngs, jpgs, etc.) I have often run into the problem that professional printers are not able to print the document. ...
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Difficulty printing fancyhdr and margin specification

I'm trying to print a calendar, hedge to hedge, bottom to top. So I used the fancyhdr packages and put all the specified margins and it look great, but when I get the PDF and use the printing dialogue,...
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setkomafont section title colour not printing [closed]

I have the following code in my custom class: \RequirePackage{anyfontsize} \RequirePackage{libertine} \RequirePackage[libertine,liby,cmintegrals,cmbraces,vvarbb]{newtxmath} \RequirePackage[scaled=0....
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PDFLatex Printing Preview - French Cursive environment

I wanted to had a maxime to my latex book. Here is document viewed with Evince here the document viewed with the preview application in printing windows of Evince here the document viewed with ...
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How can i define the size of my diagram? I have a different size [closed]

I have two major questions: First question: Why is the size of my diagram smaller than: width=10cm, height=15cm if i print it. Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} ...
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Printing Solutions Invisibly

I've tried a few items I've found on the forum here, by using \phantom or the following code: \newcommand\invisiblesection[1]{% \refstepcounter{section}% \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{\protect\...
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color differences in professional printing

This question is about the use of colors in professional printing. I made the following table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{colortbl} \definecolor{rga}{HTML}{00E516} % ...
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How to print in white text over black background

I already have set a document with text and image. On the whole document: Is it possible to make the white background go set to black? That is: text in white color & background in black color. ...
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How to print two A6 pages to one A4 page

Good afternoon I would like to print two A6 pages on one A4 page, on all page, the picture on the right side. I tried to use this code, below, but the result isn't that what I want, the picture on ...
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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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Printed PDF has wrong colors and linethickness

This error may be connected to this and this posts. My file is a presentation, created using beamer-class and LuaLatex. The compilation works fine, there are no errors. I will try to create a non-...
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Strange printing error when including different PDFs [closed]

First of all: I was not able to compile a MWE, since the error seems to be connected to one of my documents, all of which are classified. I'm experiencing (for the first time) the following error: ...
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luatex tex.print does not trigger process_input_buffer callback?

I've defined a new LaTeX command to randomize itemize-like lists using LuaLaTeX like this: \newcommand*\Randomize{% \directlua{% questions.itemstbl = {""} luatexbase....
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Printing Latex generated pdf to a roll of labels

Wondering if anyone ever worked with (or tried to) printing to a ROLL of labels (ie. NOT discrete pieces of paper like A4). Is it just a matter of setting the length of the page really long? Or ...
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Full Bleed TikZ with Crop and Registration Marks

I've created some card-sized pages that I now need to adapt for full-bleed printing and trimming. Here's an MWE: \documentclass[border=0in, multi=tikzpicture, varwidth=false]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Conditional margins for printing [closed]

This is a follow up question to Different margins for on-screen pdf and for printed pdf. I would like different margins for on-screen viewing and for paper. So, if someone views the pdf on a screen, ...
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Different margins for on-screen pdf and for printed pdf

Is it possible to have different margins for printing from those shown on screen? I'm writing my thesis and for the paper version I would like a larger inner margin to allow space for the binding, but ...
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Why do my PDF figures in PDFTeX look bad in print? [closed]

I am using several figures created using Matplotlib in a LaTeX document that I compile with PDFTeX. When I print the compiled PDF, I find that the figure quality is not optimum on some printers, ...
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How to add rip-out pages exactly in the middle of a booklet?

I am creating a staple-bound booklet for printing. I make sure it has a page count that is a multiple of 4. Now I have a few independent pages, also always a multiple of 4, that I would like to inject ...
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pdf graphic produced by Inkscape doesn't print properly [duplicate]

This question was marked as a duplicate: This question already has an answer here: \includegraphics PDF, color problem but I don't see that it is. I had previously looked at that question, and even ...
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How to give a book for printing (pdf to jpeg)?

Currently I am preparing a report with full of designs(full of images and designs) in latex( I am on xubundu, so I have GIMP and Inkscape...) I am using Xelatex since I am using fontspec package. I ...
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How can I place a 1 cm margin to a set pdf book (a6) to print

So I've already got my book ready set for a6 paper: contents, latex compilation, and I'm already satisfied with the end result of pdf I've got. However I've noticed that it'd be good to add a small ...
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What can interfere with glossaries to prevent printing?

I have the strange experience that from the combination \glossarystyle{altlisthypergroup} \clearpage Printing acronyms \printglossary[type=acronym] only the debug message is printed, ...
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Booklet printing problem

I'm working on Lubuntu linux. I need to create a 8-pages booklet, A5, saddle stitch. Firstly I created this document (a5-doc.tex)... % a5-doc.tex \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=20mm,...
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fading tikz fancyhdr problem in book printing [closed]

I recently had a book printed, where I used fading lines in the header. In the PDF it looks correct, bu in the actual print, the lines on the left pages didn't fade as much as the lines on the right ...
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Ensure black/white pages are recognized as such by printer

How can I ensure that the pages I print in black and white with pdflatex are recognized as black and white by a printer in my PDF and not as mixed from CMYK colors? My question arises because my ...
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How do I print a book (A6 size), 4 times into an A4 size paper?

I have a latex prepared doublesided pdf, it has 130 pages. I just want a result where I can cut the A4 paper into 4 parts and get 4 separate a6 books. No need to set frames, just cut the paper in ...
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Imposition and creep

I have to print a book and make signatures for binding. I have modified this solution: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/246226/56153 This way: book-pages.tex \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{...
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newtxtext typewriter text OK on screen but does not print (sometimes)

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newtxtext} \begin{document} Hello world \texttt{Hello world} \end{document} Compiled with just-updated TeX Live 2015 on OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. newtx is ...
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Physical page measures not matching with pdf measure tool [closed]

Perhaps related to physical printing and not to LaTex. Googling the problem don't come up with any answer addressing the issue. In a hope that maybe someone here had a similar issue and able to solved ...
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Sphere shading in cmyk colours

I'm trying to make a sphere in cmyk colours. In rgb, the spheres are nicely overlapping as expected. Is the solution using @Christian Feuersänger suggestion here? \documentclass{standalone} \...
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Duotone pdf for printing?

I want my document to have only two colors (using CMYK). Let's say black and Cyan. For the Cyan I want to have a tint. Will the following code work or the printshop will tell me that these are more ...
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How print a folded single-sided A5 booklet on A4 with no cutting

I would like to print (several) single sided A5 booklets using my double-sided A4 printer. I am using the example from https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/150302/34993 currently as a template. However, ...
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Print print/cut markings for a \pagewidth image

My thesis cover has an image that stretches over the entire pagewidth. This is nice in PDF, but I expect that the outer few milimeters cannot be printed. In indesign or similar programs, the printed ...
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Inserting Landscape PDF in printed document

I wonder how to insert a landscape PDF best. Since my document will be printed, I tend to insert it as a portrait rotated left side up. But then it is not well readable on screen. And the Section ...
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Printing the document out changes the margins

In my document both the right and left margins are set to 3cm: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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How to get 'Scale/Fit to page' behaviour automatically when printing?

I have slides created like this: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[american]{babel} \KOMAoptions{paper=128mm:96mm}% like Beamer \usepackage[includefoot, left=5mm, right=...
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LaTeX created pdf is causing trouble while printing

I need to have my thesis printed (131 pages front and back, 22MB size). It has several complex figures where you can literally watch how they are "created" when going to the respective pdf-page where ...
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Problem in printing cropped pdf file

I am facing a problem printing a cropped pdf file. I used pdfcrop in ubuntu. The digital version looks as it should look but when I tried to print that (using adobe reader) the print out was not the ...
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Some TikZ lines not printing [closed]

I noticed while printing my thesis that some dashed lines do not appear on the hard copy. Here is what I get after printing: Here's what it's supposed to look like: I have another figure somewhere ...
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is it possible to display color only in PDF viewer, not printed page?

The ocgcolorlinks option to hyperref will let you have colorful links on the screen that are black (or more generally, the textcolor) when printed. Is there a way to have coloured hyperref ...
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How can I print print a calendar double-sided (duplex)?

To print a Filofax-like calendar I installed the package tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/calendar. Processing \documentclass[German,a4paper]{weekly} \begin{document} \begin{weekly} {pageheight=5in,...
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How can I print multiple pdf pages on top of each other?

I have two pdf pages with text and/or images. I would like to print them on top of each other, on one single page. Text and/or images have to be plotted over each other, transparent (white) regions ...
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Ink usage of white text background

I am working on a project that contains a lot of colorboxes and floats with background color. This consumes a lot of ink, which makes me consider making a separate copy available that uses transparent ...
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LaTeX to pdf; printing [closed]

This might be off-topic, since it appears to be a printer problem, but I wondered if anyone else has encountered this. When I generate a pfd document from a LaTeX source using Pdftex in TeXShop 3.56,...
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texstudio: print PDF instead of source?

Pardon this as an application question, I'll go elsewhere if I need to, but I'm not sure where else to ask. I am using textstudio 2.8.4 in linux. I have my document ready to print. When I goto File> ...
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Providing alternate stroke styles for black and white printing in PDF

I would like to produce from LaTeX (MiKTeX, TeXnicCenter) both a black and white, and a colored version of my document. It contains vector graphics with several lines in one plot. In the color version,...
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How do I compile my LaTeX doc to make it suitable for printing at 300 DPI?

I have a LaTeX document that uses the \usepackage{lmodern} font. It will be printed on a (low resolution) 300 DPI printer that only takes raster images as input (an old Riso printer). After compiling ...
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How can I turn my LaTeX into a black and white (1 bit) bitmap image? [closed]

I have a LaTeX document with only text in it. I want to prepare it for printing at printshop, and they need it in a black and white 1 bit bitmap image format, for example a 1 bit tiff, at 300 dpi. ...
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Print problem with 3D pgfplots (surf, shader=interp)

I recently encountered the same problem as in this post and since it still seems to be unsolved, I wanted to add a few details to it hoping that someone can help. I create a pdf in Texshop (Version 3....

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