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Calculate ratio between lengths/scale

I would like to calculate the the ratio between two lengths in order to automatically get the scale for a map included using the mercatormap package. For instance, I want the map to show 1km in the ...
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Reset `tikz` scale after using small mindmap

I'm preparing a beamer presentation and have a complicated mindmap in it. To make it nicely fit on the frames I use \tikzset{small mindmap}. On subsequent frames I have images with nicely drawn scale ...
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How to fix the number lines to to fit on the page

I am troubling how to fix my placements for these number lines in my latex Documents. The number lines are all of over the place. There is massive space between my examples and numberlines \...
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Scalebox method returns error while using binom

$\scalebox{2}{\binom{2}{3x+3}}$ The code works if I use mathlarger, but curious to know why scalebox doesn't work here and what's wrong with my code as I've been working on this for an hour but didn'...
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How can i center my tikzpicture despite changing the scale?

i recently started using Tikz and i can't solve this problem despite looking similiar problems up. I i try to scale my picture from 1 to 1.2 or higher the centering doesnt work. I hope someone can ...
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Limit image width and heigth, if manual scale exceeds page width or height

Objective I have a few images which I would prefer to all have the same scaling, with the exception of images that are too wide or too tall to fit on a single page. Code to Limit Image Width % Auto ...
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Automatically scale text up as large as possible to fit within certain page count

Using relsize's \relscale{<scaling factor>}, is there a way to automatically set the scale so that text is as large as possible but producing a document no more than a specified number of pages?
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Use scale if latex image is small enough, center in page otherwise [duplicate]

I automatically generate a bunch of diagrams, and I'd like them to be automatically formatted to fit the page according to the following style: If the diagram (in the form of a .png figure) is ...
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How resize a long table? (scalebox doesn't work)

I am writing to you because I would like to resize a long rotated table but \scalebox command does not work. Here is an example of my input: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openright,oneside]{book} \...
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'Fill' image within a box while maintaining aspect ratio

I want to specify a box with certain dimensions, say \textwidth by \textheight, and then "fill" it with an image such that the image aspect ratio is maintained, there is no white space in ...
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Move smartdiagram vertically in Latex Beamer

Good afternoon: As shown below, I've created a smartdiagram (package "smartdiagram") in my presentation and subsequently scaled it down a 55%. \scalebox{0.55}{ \smartdiagram[bubble ...
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Centering sub/superscript of operator after scaling

I would like to make the sub-/supperscript smaller 10% and use package scalerel to do that. Everything is fine until I find out that the sub-/superscript in operators are also scaled but they are not ...
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Asymptote label does not scale with picture

This is probably a question that has been answered many times before. For some reason I cannot find the answer in the Asymptote manual or in StackExchange although I have searched diligently. I have ...
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\Scalefont Not Scaling (Strictly) Monotonically

I have noticed that when using the command \scalefont{} (from the scalefnt package), a decrease in the scaling factor does not always produce a corresponding decrease in the displayed font size. To ...
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Get length of segments. The result is not the same in different scale

I have a marco \mylengthcm to get length of segments. But the result is not the same in different scale. What do I have to do to get the same result? Thank you for helping me. This is my code \...
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3 pgfplots plots, all in the same beamer frame

I have a beamer frame inside which I want to include a figure composed of 3 independent plots, like this: Please note that each one of these has completely different axis domain and unit vector ratio*...
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zscale is not recognized

I am trying to draw my own 3d shapes in tikz. Arguments "xscale" and "yscale" work as expected; however, apparently there is no "zscale". Is there any quick fix to this? ...
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How to autoscale Figure Environment to fit page with text

I'm trying to complete a scientific report and am struggling to scale a figure (and its caption) onto a page that is partially filled with text, so that it occupies the remaining space space. This is ...
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Image only being made smaller by \includegraphics [scale...]

Working in rmarkdown. This is my YAML: output: pdf_document: latex_engine: xelatex I have one image that I would like to increase the size of as the font inside is small: \begin{figure}[h] \...
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What's the difference between fontsize and scale?

In the \newwatermark two options fontsize=15pt and scale=10,What's the difference between them? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[printwatermark]{xwatermark} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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Break up horizontal longtable

I tried to figure this out on my own. However, nothing seemed to work. I have a super long table, but its formatted differently than a normal table as it is oriented horizontally. If i can i would ...
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How to scale graphic?

I have this graph but I want to scale the x-axis so it can be visualized better. This is the function abs(16*(\x)^3-24*(\x)^2+12*(\x)+1)
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why I am not able to see minor ticks on one of the axes on log scale?

I am plotting a graph using pgfplots wherein both axes are on the log scale. I am not able to see minor ticks on y-axis, though there is nothing that should prevent it from appearing. \documentclass[...
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How to scale entire document or use bigger fonts?

I want to create a latex document for solving exercises online. Beamer is one option, but I would need a full A4 page for writing down the solution with my tablet using a PDF annotator. Since writing ...
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pdfpages not scaling the pdf when fitpaper is true

I have created a pdf using the following tex code. its 400pt x 400pt size. \documentclass[version=3.21]{scrartcl} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} \usepackage[automark,...
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tikzpicture: make a \foreach \draw [yshift=\n*\u] stop at coordinate 1

Consider the bottom section of this MWE, namely everything below (% Image Ruler y): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} % Dummy images \usepackage[skins]{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{raster} \...
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Scaling a virtual ruler (scale) to equally-sized pictures (for multiple pictures, 360° product photography)

Imagine you have lots of slightly different images of an object like this, all taken from the same distance, with the object only rotating around its center (thus, on all pictures, the fossil will be ...
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Get value of global scale in in TikZ-picture [duplicate]

I calculate some lengths of a path (without the use of the let operator!). To achieve that I use the \pgfgetlastxy{}{}; command (which works fine so far) but if I scale the picture, the calculations ...
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Scale own math symbol / image appropriately

In this thread we learned how to create our own math symbol. Now the question is how we force it to scale appropriately when used in sub- or superscript: See the following example: \documentclass[12pt]...
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Scalation problem in flowchart

Im getting a problem with the background when the tikz figure is scaled. This is my MWE: \documentclass[14pt,a4paper]{extarticle} %,twoside Usado en latex-ssau-gost-style-master %\usepackage{mutavel} ...
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istgame error on correct code

Code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{istgame} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows.meta, positioning} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{float} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \...
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Cannot Scale Integral Symbol using scaleobj [closed]

Hi I'm try to reduce the size of my integral sign so it fits within the same line as the rest of my equation. I tried using scaleobj to reduce the size, but I cannot figure out why I'm getting an "...
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Image disappears when using \textwidth or \columnwidth

I am trying to insert an image in my document using one of the relative scales, such as \columnwidth or \textwidth. When I use one of them, the image disappears, but the label is present on the text: ...
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How can I narrow a text using a command instead of scalebox{0.5}[1.0]{}?

For short, I got this \usepackage{tocloft} {\renewcommand{\cftsecfont}{\rmfamily}} which sets the section family font in TOC, and I need a scalebox-like command to narrow the section font on TOC. ...
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tikz scale everything: paths and text

I feel like this should be really simple, but I cannot figure out how to do it. I want to scale a tikz figure entirely, paths and text. I tried both of these, but neither causes the font to scale. ...
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Adjusting line spacing to original format with symbols with underset

I have set the line spacing of my Latex document to 1.5. In some part of my text, I use mathematical symbols with "underset". This has increased the line spacing compared to the original defined ...
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Scaling of frame creates a little point

I am trying to figure out why latex puts a little point after at the beginning of align environment I am scaling to fit the pagewidth. As an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Get outermost coordinates/length in a Tikz-picture

From my previous question/answer Tikz image within a defined box (& the textpos package), @frougon provided a great solution. And now, I'm seeking to have a standard scaling for all of my Tikz-...
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Scaling a figure in twocolumn environment [duplicate]

I am trying to rescale a figure while in twocolumn environment, but all attempts result in error. Here is what doesn't give an error: I want to, however resize the picture, and when I try I get this ...
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frcursive package scaling

I recently found this package frcursive which I think gives beautiful caligraphic letters. The only problem is when I try to use it, the capital calligraphic letters are too big compared to normal ...
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\includegraphics: get the "scale" value of a figure whose size is expressed by "width"

Lets take this string: \boxed{\includegraphics[width=0.4\textwidth]{FIGURE.pdf}} that generates this figure: Now lets say that I need to crop the blank margins of the figure keeping the figure's ...
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Creating \simrightarrow with ooalign [duplicate]

I would like to have a command \simrightarrow, that is, a \rightarrow with a \sim over it. Stealing code from @egreg, I got: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \newcommand{\...
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scale entire document

Is there a simple way to scale the dimensions of my entire document? I'm trying to make a A0 sized poster, but I'm finding it is much easier to work with an A4 size document, since that way I don't ...
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How to scale a verbatim environment on a minipage?

I have a plain vebatim environment. Questions 1, 2 are too complex to understand. I would simply like to align in the center and rescale the ascii art logo. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to display image in jpg format in Beamer?

I'm using Beamer as follows: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme[progressbar=frametitle]{metropolis} \usepackage{appendixnumberbeamer} \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} \...
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How to scale MetaPost drawings with consistent line width and label text size in ConTeXt?

I am using MetaPost to create some simple drawings in a ConTeXt document. In this example, I have a row of 14 boxes: \startMPcode draw (0,0)--(100,0)--(100,100)--(0,100)--(0,0); draw (100,0)--...
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Scale to different paper sizes?

I used "Forth Version" of from Question Polar histograms for building my diagram. Exported PDF Document is fitting on a4 paper. How can I scale this to bigger paper formats? a3, a2, a1 a0 paper? ...
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Scale tikz arrow length relative to its starting point

How can I scale an arrow so that the scaling is based on its starting point? In my example you see my problem. The black arrow should be scaled down by fifty percent to give the red arrow (as if (0,2) ...
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How to scale a TikZ matrix?

I have the following matrix: which is obtained from the following code: \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,decorations.pathreplacing,calc} %opening \title{} \author{} \pgfkeys{tikz/...
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colorbar problem when scaling every node

I'm trying to illustrate a confusion matrix, and when I scale every node and it seems to mess up the colorbar. Notice that the colorbar is not completely filled in. And here's an MWE: \documentclass{...
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