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{scaling} is about scaling document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be scaled.

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tikzpicture cannot be centered after scaling axis

Using This MWE I get the plot I want, however it is not correctly centered above the caption. I think the problem is the scaling, but this is necessary since without it the figure would be too small. ...
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How to fit a table with a very long column into a 2 column format?

New to latex so apologies if this has been asked, I haven't found this specific question on SO. I have a table that I'm trying to fit into a 2 column page format. The actual link for the full packages ...
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How may I reduce the size of a symbol to match some other symbol?

How may I reduce the size of $\Sigma$ so that it aligns with, e.g., the lowercase letter a?
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Chemfig - Scaling benzene rings

Usually, when I work with chemfig, I scale down all structures to 80% their default size by putting \setchemfig{atom style={scale=0.8}} into the preamble, which usually works great. Now I just started ...
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ConTeXt: Set up external figure for particular image type

Background A document has a mix of SVG and PNG images. Problem Changing the parameters for \setupexternalfigure affects both SVG and PNG images. Code Consider the following code: \setupexternalfigures[...
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Use scalerel in section title

The MWE is simple: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{scalerel} \begin{document} \section{$\scaleobj{0.5}{\alpha}$} \end{document} It gives /home/yijunyuan/research/temp/test.tex:4: Undefined ...
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Rescaling a picture from Geogebra

This is the code of the picture from Geogebra. But it seems that the picture is a bit large and I was wondering how to rescale it? \begin{figure}[!h] \definecolor{ududff}{rgb}{0.30196078431372547,0....
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Under- and Overfull Tikzpicture

Im trying for DAYS now to correctly format my two Diagrams. I tried plenty of solutions on this Page, but nothing worked (Adjustbox, environ, scale,...) The first one is this: \begin{figure}[H] \...
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A error about \scalebox{h-scale}{text} code

I want to shrink the table below with \scalebox code, but I am getting an error. What could be the reason? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} \usepackage{...
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Loading a graphics image in Tikz given the position of the bottom side?

Is it possible to write a Latex macro based on \includegraphics so that given two points A and B this will become the lower side of the image (i.e., the image will be translated, scaled, and rotated ...
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Putting figures over other figures/images

I want to put 4 diagrams on top of a map, so that the fontsize of the text in the diagram can be the same as in the rest of the text. The entire page is size A4. Currently, I'm implementing the ...
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How to scale a big graph

\begin{figure}[H] \begin{tikzpicture}[->, node distance = 2cm] \node[initial,state](A) {enter}; \node[state] (B) [below of=A]{1}; \node[state] (C) [below of=B]{2}; \node[state] (D) [right of=C] {i}...
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How to change the size of labels in a commutative diagram with tikz-cd

I have made a commutative diagram using the tikz-cd package and cannot figure out how to increase the size of the labels for the arrows. I used [sep=2cm] to space out the rows and columns more, but ...
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How to Proportionately Adjust Vertical Spacing Between the Lines in a Scaled Minipage Environment

Consider the code \documentclass[openany]{book} \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{color} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \LARGE \lipsum[19] \vspace*{20pt} \begin{center} ...
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Scaling nodes, grow sep, and coordinates while preserving text size

I have a drawing based on 1cm unit. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs,positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ every node/.style = { circle, very ...
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Are \onehalfspacing and {spacing}{1.5} Supposed to Yield Different Results?

I am working on a document which requires for a very small portion of the text, that the spacing between the lines be increased. However, and I don't know why, the \begin{onehalfspacing} ... \end{...
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Custom Node, change size

I've drawn a bag. How do I reduce the drawing by 30% before invoking it? I tried scale, I'm new, doesn't work. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=10mm]{geometry} \usepackage {array, ...
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siunitx does not scale \percent for beamer [duplicate]

I recently started using siunitx and came across the following problem: In my beamer slides \percent ist not scaled according to the definition in the preamble. Other units are scaled correctly. ...
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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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Positioning a pgfplot inside tikz (understand anchors, rotation and scale)

I'm trying to rotate the plotting of a parabola above a tikzpicture. (For a parabola, I can achieve what I want without using pgfplots, but I need the same for more complicated plots.) I can't seen to ...
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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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includegraphics: option for downscaling only

in the scripts for my students, I have a lot of screenshots which I include into the paper via e. g. \includegraphics[width=0.7\linewidth]{"MyScreenshot"} do scale them down which works fine....
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Graph high degree polynomial using Tikz/pgfplot

I want to draw the area under the curve x(2-x²)¹², over the interval (0,1). It's a high degree polynomial and I have a lot of problems using pgfplot. Here's the format I need to use (and unfortunately ...
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Scale down verbatim environment even further

I am using the fancyvrb package. Even though I set the font size to \tiny, it still doesn't properly fit in a single slide. I was wondering is there a way to scale it down even further. Thank you \...
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How do I deal with these scaling and positioning issues in Tikzcd

I have been trying for a while with this one, but I can't get the 'a's to be further from the arrows and the dot for the $f$ to be bigger. I tried quiverapp, but the problem with the dot persists. ...
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Blacktriangleright too large with stix

I'd like to create a smaller \blacktriangleright using stix. I tried with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{stix} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \[\blacktriangleright,\Scale[0.75]{\...
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pgfplots enlarge y limits doesn't seem to do the trick

I'm a bit confused about how enlarge y limits should work. I'm trying to give myself a bit of room above and below the graph. This is a generic example, but I'm trying to embed it in a macro ...
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How to draw vernier caliper?

Vernier caliper: It is a measuring instrument used to measure the inner diameter - between the upper jaws-, the outer diameter - between the lower jaws-, and the measurement of depth from the tip ...
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Complex Plane plot scaling issue

I have made the attached picture in 2018. It full filled its purpose for my tutorial. Now I want to add it into my lecture notes. But the problem is that it is using overlay when I scale it down even ...
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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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How to fit a quote into a beamer's frame?

I have a long quote that I want to fit into a beamer's frame. Of course, I could just change the font size, but I would prefer a solution that works automatically and rescales different font sizes in ...
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Newly-Defined Scaled Bullet Point Not Being Scaled When Invoking New Definition

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage{amssymb} \newcommand{\m}{\textcolor{blue}{{\scalefont{1.00}{\maltese}}}} \newcommand{\M}{\textcolor{blue}{...
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Scaling separately

How do I scale the graph on the left, but have the text on the right side still be the same size and at the same position? \begin{tikzpicture} [ultra thick, font=\Huge, scale=1] \draw[ultra thin] (-0,...
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What is the best way to position and scale a long TikZ file in a beamer slide?

I have several TikZ pictures, most are long files, which I would like to include in a Beamer presentation. I am using adjustbox package to scale the tikzpicture and using the columns environment and \...
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Rescaling environment

I'm creating a crossword puzzle using the cwpuzzle package (http://www.gerd-neugebauer.de/software/TeX/cwpuzzle/en/). I need the solution to be displayed in a much smaller format (say, 50% the ...
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\mathopen<size><bracket> vs. \mathopen{<size><bracket>}

If we look at the definitions of \bigl and \bigr, we find \def\bigl{\mathopen\big} \def\bigr{\mathclose\big} In other words, \bigl<bracket> is equivalent to \mathopen\big<bracket>. And ...
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Scaling of parentheses and brackets with unicode-math and kpfonts fails

The problem I use unicode-math and lualatex and for beamer presentations, I want a fully compatible OTF sans serif font (that looks good with Myriad Pro unlike GFSNeohellenicMath). Kp-Math-Sans works ...
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Adjusting table size with adjustbox but without changing the font [duplicate]

I have the following table which I have readjusted using adjustbox. However, the font size is too small now. How to solve this issue? \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \caption{Add caption} \begin{...
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Scale axis to be 1:1 scale in pgfplots

I am trying to draw a plot as following: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.17} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} [ axis lines=...
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Wrong baseline for subscript of paired delimiter

I'm using \DeclarePairedDelimiter from the mathtools package to create a paired delimiter \DeclarePairedDelimiter{\norm}{\lVert}{\rVert} but I want the same baseline for the subscript with and without ...
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Font Scale Problem on Some Characters

I am editing a template of OverLeaf, everything is well however, there is a weird problem with the font. The character "8" seems bigger with "\small" and "\footnotesize" ...
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Compress text horizontally to fix a given width

I'd like to make a table with each cell having a given width, and with the text in each cell being compressed to fit that width, as in: which I achieved manually using: \begin{table*} \begin{center} ...
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Large TikZ pictures scaled to a page

I need to draw the plans of a house and make them fit on a page. I would really like to have one set of dimensions/coordinates so that I can match relatively easy the dimensions/coordinates from real ...
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Scale from A5 to A4: `mag` option of geometry package breaks output dimensions

I composed my thesis in A5 format, which is the final publishing format, however for review I need to print it in A4. This is a common problem, I have seen here a various times. However, I have some ...
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How to scalebox a longtable?

Good afternoon ! I have a longtable split in 4 pages within a pdf called results.tex. I need to include that pdf in another main.tex file ( This main.tex file uses some journal template format ) : ...
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Rescale a nicematrix

I have a matrix created with the nicematrix package inside of \begin{equation} ... \end{equation} environment. How can I rescale this matrix? I tried using \resizebox, but didn't succeed. \begin{...
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How to create a micropage - just for the fun of it (without MWE)

I once wrote a file to make "micropages", the only trick was, to scale down all the measures. It's easy. Those micropages were filled into the cells of a longtable. (At this time, it does ...
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Scaling with subfloat/subfigure

How to scale multiple subfigure/subfloats such that the largest of the pictures is properly matched to the textwidth and all others are sclaled in the same proportion as the largest. The background is ...
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Tikz scale key not scaling coordinates properly

I have created an image using tikz, but when scaling its size it is not coverting the coordinates appropiately, as you can see in the image below. I think its owing to using a lot of nodes to draw the ...
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How do I properly define a small square math symbol? [duplicate]

I would like to create a math symbol using a command \smallsquare, which would look like this: I know that there is \sqbullet from the mathabx package, or \...
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