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LaTeX table formatting for A4 page readability

I'm looking to include a table in a document on a single page with A4 size, ensuring that the text remains readable. I attempted to use \scalebox, but it resulted in the text becoming too small and ...
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Scope command problem

I have a latex document in which I have drawn a figure with two tikzpictures, I need to place the two tikzpictures in specific locations. for this I used the "scope" command with "shift=...
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How to show table to avoid table cutting off from page?

I have this table, but I can not show all the table in the page, How can I scale the table to be shown within the page? \begin{table}[ht] \begin{tabular}{|cc|cccc|cccc|} \hline \multicolumn{1}{|c|}{\...
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How to achive that subscripts/superscripts are scaled with the font size in a robust command?

I would like to use smaller fonts for the subscripts and superscripts in a user-defined LaTeX command. Do you have any ideas how to scale down the subscripts/superscripts proportionally? My MWE is the ...
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Help to make appendix look decent

enter image description here Hope someone can help me make these appensix´s look just a little bit better or has some tricks to make the image appear bigger :)
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Automatically scaling pseudocodeblock to fit in the page

I have an environment (pseudocodeblock from the cryptocode package) that goes into the margin if the content is too large: For now, I can manually resize it using \scalebox and minipage, but I need ...
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long equality symbol for DVI output

Continuing A better long ≝ (defining equals, equals to by definition) without bumps, feeding \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{graphicx} \newcommand*{\longEquals}{\mathrel{\...
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Can I scale text horizontally with TikZ?

I'm trying to draw circles in TikZ with 1-3 digit numbers inscribed into them. The numbers should all have the same height and should be squashed horizontally to fit into the circle. The height should ...
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The same brace thickness in scalebox

\documentclass[14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \scalebox{0.5}[1]{$\displaystyle \left\{\scalebox{2}[1]{$\displaystyle\begin{array}{ll} P=P(r_+,M)\\ T=T(r_+,P(...
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TikZ: Why is a scalebox-ed picture not exactly centered even with the centering option?

My figure is somehow centered, but not exactly centered. Why? A more general question would be: If I have a TikZ picture with already-computed coordinates, that I can't easily re-compute, how can I ...
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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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Very long and large tables

as you might guess from the title I have a problem including two very big tables in my document. The first table is very long but short (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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how to scale math in tex4ht?

I need to scale some math using tex4ht. I assume this will only work when compiling latex to HTML when telling tex4ht to use svg for math equations and not mathjax. ps. (if math can scale using ...
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Enumerate environment inside scalebox

I want to reduce the text below to a scale 0.5: \lipsum[1-1] \begin{enumerate} \item \lipsum[1-2] \item \lipsum[2] \end{enumerate} However, When I use \scalebox{0.5}{ \lipsum[1-1] \begin{...
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Drawing arrow between subfigures in scaleboxes

I am trying to connect points inside separate tikz images with arrow. The overlay option works very well, but the images must be scaled to fit on the slide (I use them in beamer presentation). However,...
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Using \scalebox from graphicx with double dollar math mode

I'm making a beamer presentation and I'd need to scale a specific equation. The slide is built using double dollars math environments which allows me to easily align the left and right columns. ...
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\scalebox error on PDF images?

I'm not sure I understand what is happening, but it seems that if the magnification is a certain amount (x10) on a \scalebox of a certain PDF (example-image-a via \includegraphics), the content of the ...
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Using packages adjustbox and ltablex together

I am creating a long table spanning multiple pages using the ltablex package. I would like to accommodate more content in the same page using the adjustbox package to shrink it a bit and increasing ...
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Vertically scale accent, but keep distance to symbol equal

I need a \tilde which is a little more noticeable, why I tried this answer in combination with scalebox. However, together with the vertical scaling, also the vertical distance between the symbol and ...
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`scalebox` scales the equation number in a multiline equation nested in `subequations`

I have a list of equations in a subequations environment. Some of the equations are too big, so I scale them down with scalebox. However the equation number gets scaled down with the rest. How can I ...
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How to use \scalebox on table to avoid table cutting off from page?

1 Suppose I load the following packages: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{calc} \setlength\textwidth{6.5in} \setlength\textheight{10in}\setlength\oddsidemargin{(\paperwidth-\textwidth)/2 - 1in} \...
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relsize in footnote leads to too-small font size

I use relsize to create a pretty version of the string "C++". This produces warnings when put into footnotes or small environments, because the result would be "too small". How can I prevent this ...
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Suggestions for neatly splitting or shrinking aligned very long equation with nested \left( \right)

I have an aligned set of very long equations that are difficult to split or shrink. I have tried three methods using \begin{split} inside \begin{align} with ={}& and & for alignment and ...
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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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Scale text (\scalebox) in Plain TeX/XeTeX to make it narrower

I've been looking up stuff and searching through the Internet for a few hours now. Basically, I need to do something like this, which I can do in LaTeX with the graphicx package: \scalebox{.7}[1.0]{...
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Better way to obtain a smaller vertical line | scaled to math?

I am trying to write the following line as can be seen below \documentclass[border=1mm]{standalone} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \Huge $\cup \ \cap \ \raisebox{0.30 ex}{\scalebox{1}[0.62]{$\...
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Scale tikz down including lines and arrowheads [closed]

I want to scale down a tikzpicture, so it fits on one page. With [thick,scale=0.6, every node/.style={transform shape} that works pretty well, except for line thickness and arrowheads. So I was trying ...
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scalebox issue something's wrong missing item

Something fundamental is missing from my understanding of scalebox. The following appears to me to conform to the instructions and examples I have found. Can someone please explain why it tosses up ...
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Is \scalebox guaranteed to fully expand its first two arguments?

In this answer, I've been conservative and used the following code: \expandafter\scalebox\expandafter{\my@scale}{\usebox{\my@box}} to make sure not to rely on undocumented (?) behavior of \scalebox ...
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\scalebox doesn't work inside a TikZ scope

I've two \scaleboxs each of which placed in a scope environment as follows: \documentclass[border=5cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \newcommand{...
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Scaling output from stable output

print(xtable(x, type = "latex"), floating = FALSE, tabular.environment = "longtable", file = "/Path/Filename.tex") I am using the above code to output a table directly from R. I am using ...
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Customisation of longtable caption

I have to change the caption style of a longtable to obtain the same style of a normal table; i.e. to get: , instead of: . In addition, I'd like to reduce the size of the longtable without ...
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Using `\scalebox` within drop cap

I am using lettrine for creating drop caps. If a use the \scalebox-command within the first argument of \lettrine an error occurs. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{...
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Missing \endgroup inserted. <inserted text> \endgroup \end{tabular}} when using \scalebox

I have to reduce a table by using \scalebox. But When trying to compile, it's throwing me the following error message "Missing \endgroup inserted. \endgroup \end{tabular}}" on the ninety line of the ...
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Undefined control sequence. l.569 \scalebox {0.55}{ [closed]

I have entered the following code:- \begin{table}[h] \centering \scalebox{0.55}{ However, I get the following error when I compile "Undefined control dequence. l.569 \scalebox {0.55}{ " I realize ...
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MusiXTeX, two instruments with scalebox

I'm trying to write an extract of music with two instruments, and then resize it with a scalebox (I also tried with a resizebox and the problems are the sames). First I tried: \documentclass{...
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Scalebox not working properly inside hyperlinks when using ocgx2 package

I am using hyperlink text formatted with graphicx' \scalebox command with independent factors for horizontal and vertical scaling. When formatting is applied inside hyperref's hyperlinks, the text in ...
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Problem with using glossaries-extra with ocgcolorlinks option of the ocgx2 package and scalebox-based glsabbrvsmfont/glsnamefont commands

The following example causes problem: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks,linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} \usepackage[ocgcolorlinks]{ocgx2} \usepackage[record,acronym,shortcuts=ac]{glossaries-...
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How to resize an algorithm to fit into one page

I am using algorithm2e for writing an algorithm. I have a long algorithm that exceeds one A4 page length. But I want to compress it to fit into one page (resize percentage). I tried \resizebox but ...
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scalebox or new font switch to create specific font size?

I want to set a small portion of text in a font size not covered by the standard font switches and found two ways to do so: Define a new font switch: \newcommand\newfs{\fontsize{48}{60}\selectfont}, ...
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scale box problem in table

i was working on a table which is rotated by 90 degrees. I don't know what i might have deleted, and I don't get an output anymore. I have an extra } to put somewhere, but wherever I put it, it does ...
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Infinitely shrinking continued fraction - how to improve design?

To create a continued fraction that truly symbolizes the endless, ever-ongoing nature of an infinite continued fraction, I have taken up this following "notation," where the font size shrinks with ...
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center label/text over xrightarrow with scaled stackrel

I frequently use the following sort of construct within tabular, to create an ordinal left to right sequnce separated by right arrows -- I use a combination of stackrel and longrightarrow to ...
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scalebox distorts output of fraction and subscripts

(This question is close to scalebox / resizebox shifts fraction component, but the answer there provided did not fixed my issue) When using scalebox, in a subscript, inside a fraction, it seems to ...
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font size in math mode (for an exponentiated matrix)

Note: While I am interested in typesetting the Euler constant raised to the power of a matrix, I am more interested in understanding why the second version inserts a square dot, and why the third ...
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Scalebox, Parbox, and Page Break

I have a long equation inside the scalebox. However, I can not force it to break between the pages. The code looks like this: \scalebox{.95}{\parbox{\textwidth}{ \begin{align} bla1 & bla2 \\ bla3 ...
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Table not centering in page

\documentclass[12pt]{article} % \linespread{1.5} % one-and-a-half spacing; 1.6 for double spacing \usepackage{times} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} % Ajusta margen hoja \...
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How to make a new environment be verbatim inside \scalebox with listings package?

After @JPi answer on How to use \scalebox around my environment? and comment pointing to the question Verbatim in environ’s \BODY I tried: Writing the contents to a file Print it on verbatim mode, ...
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PGFplots: loglogaxis: Shrink the exponent's minus sign

I do have a lot of loglogaxis plots in my document. Often the y-values pass through 1, i.e. from 0.5 to 2. Hence, the y-ticklabels are of the form . The minus sign adds a lot of extra space to the ...
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Scale equation in NewEnviron

I write my long equations through a created environment nr that allows vertical alignment and manual breaking of the equations: \documentclass{article} \DeclareMathSizes{10}{18}{12}{8} % this ...
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