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Questions tagged [scaling]

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

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Scaling multiple subtables while keeping overall design of table

I have two tables that should be placed one under the other. For this I used \subtable and \bigskip. Since they both are quite long the total space that the table would use slightly exceeds the ...
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How to scale up the size of the quantum circuit (drawn using qasm2circ) such that the relative sizes of the elements are maintained?

I trying to draw a quantum circuit using xyqcirc.tex file from the qasm2circ package. This is the slightly modified version of the xyqcirc.tex file which I am using: \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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How to scale entire intersection/union object including subscript?

In my document, my unions and intersection symbols are showing up a bit smaller than I'd like. \bigcup_{\substack{s \in \mathbb R \\ s > 0}} B_s Produces this: So I tried using the scalerel ...
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How to rescale the whole chart?

Here is my code of the chart. I would like to rescale the whole chart so as to properly put it into my presentation slide. I don't know how to rescale it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How to change the scale of main text without affecting math text or viceversa?

I'm using libertine package for the main text of my work and I load fourier package before libertine in orther to get the math text with the Utopia font just because I like it. Typing \documentclass{...
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How to globally stretch text height, keeping the margin limits?

I am working with a designer that requires the height of the font type we are using to be stretched by a factor of 1.2. I have succeeded doing so using the adjustbox package, as described in this post:...
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Creating a Tikz-Picture with respect to paper width

Till now I just create a desired picture for example with QTikz or Tikz-EDT and pass the code afterwards to my document. To fit the picture to the width of the paper I use \resizebox. However, if the ...
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tikz : Arrow heads does not scale with the rest of the picture

I'm trying to include a scaled graph into another picture (yes I need to use nested tikz pictures, but I can't find any better way), and the problem is that the arrow heads are not scaled properly, so ...
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Latex: Picture - scale/crop according to defined size - possible?

I'm facing a problem, for which I can't find a solution in any of the forums. Maybe one of you guys can help... For a project, I need one page with images, that all are there in a specific size and ...
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How TeX / LaTeX proportionally scales \frac, \sum super/subscripts, etc

Wondering what the scaling proportion is when you do above/below on \sum, nested fractions, or super/subscripts on something. Wondering if it's the same in all of these different situations. It looks ...
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How to scale inline mathmode font

I would like to know how to scale the size of the text on the integral limits and also the powers in the code given below: I used the command \DeclareMathSizes{10.95}{10}{7}{7} given here but there ...
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big double square brackets

I'm trying to get the double square brackets from the stmaryrd package printed big, following this post with no success. \documentclass[xcolor={dvipsnames,table}, fleqn]{beamer} \usefonttheme{...
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Store result of \ratio calculation for repeated use

I am using pdflatex with the beamer package to create a presentation template that is similar to the PowerPoint template provided by my company. I want the company logo to have the same size in my ...
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How to set a global scale factor for all figures (for consistent sizing) with manual override?

In my PhD thesis in engineering, I expect to have approximately hundred plots which are vector graphics (in PDF format) created close to the final size (but not exactly). I'd like to declare a global ...
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Block of text that surrounded by vertically spanning parentheses

For my beamer slides, I like to have a command that centers a block of text and surrounds it by parentheses whose vertical size grows as the number of lines in the text grows. I currently have the ...
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getting the same height for two side by side pgfplot figures

I display two side by side pgfplots which dont have the same xmax and ymax. In a first case with (xmin=-1,xmax=3,ymin=-1,ymax=11) the two plots have the same height (see EXAMPLE 1). In a second case ...
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Why the primary and secondary X axes not in sync in position and scale?

Plotting some given data on the primary X axis, and calculated values on the secondary X asis, I noticed that secondary axis was shifted and had a different scale versus the primary. \documentclass{...
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TikZ: How to correctly scale a node drawn by “circle through”?

Here's an MWE showing the challenge when I tried to use circle through with a scaling transformation (and transform shape): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{through} \...
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Why not scale elements that contain text

Why is it a bad idea to scale elements that contain text, for example tables, by using \resizebox, \scalebox and similar commands? (I could not find an existing questions about this, but I often ...
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A long table with rotated texts?

Here is the code for the table below \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{kpfonts,pifont} \usepackage{...
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Scale image to full page, keeping aspect ratio

I have an image and want to scale it to the full page size. I know, I can use \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{...} to scale an image to the full page width (or \rotatebox{90}{\includegraphics[...
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Scaling listings in beamer

This answer scaling latex objects advises to use \resizebox to scale Latex objects. However, this approach fails when rescaling a listing in beamer: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \...
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Make longtable (in landscape mode) wider than textwidth

Assuming I have a table going over several pages \documentclass[DIV=8]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{booktabs,array,ragged2e,longtable} \newcolumntype{...
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scaling latex objects

Imagine that I have a wide table that does not fit into page: \begin{tabular} Some very wide table \end{tabular} Can I scale this object without recurring to adjusting the font size?
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How can I reduce the size of an electric circuit in Circuitikz?

In fact, I have drawn an electric scheme using circuitikz package, but when I try to reduce the size of the circuit by using a scale of 0.5, the electric components stay in their size. Because I want ...
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TikZ - Resize, Externalize AND tikzsetnextfilename Figures

I have a document (two-column article) with several TikZ images, and I want to: Scale the figures to half of the column width, without changing the text's font size Externalize the figures inside the ...
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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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Knowing how much \resizebox scales

Is it possible to know how much a \resizebox scales something for further use in a \scalebox? To clarify, take this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=12cm]{geometry} \...
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Scaling a tree (forest package)

Hello, I am trying to figure out how to scale the tree on the left because it is a little bit disproportionate compared to the table. I am looking for a code that can solve it. Can anyone help me? ...
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Making words in formula narrower

I am using this snippet: \(PSE = 1- POFOD\) which results in this: Which is pretty stretched out. How do I make this narrower ?
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Using `\mathopen` and friends with `\middle`

I would like to take advantage of LaTeX's \left-\middle-\right mechanism to automatically scale several parentheses (or something similar) to be the same height, matching the height of the tallest ...
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Why does scaling not apply to node and how to correctly scale a node in TikZ? [duplicate]

The following code and its output shows that although the line drawn is scaled, the rectangle node is not scaled. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \section*{Without Scaling}...
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TikZ scale does not change the size of the arcs

I have drawn the following figure: As you can see, the arcs are too big for the page. So, I try to scale the image using [scale=0.5]. This works for the straight line segments perfectly. However, ...
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Scaling an mdframed box

What is the trick for scaling an mdframed box? If I comment out the \begin{MyEnv} and \end{MyEnv} in the \adjustbox, I get the scaling effect, but I want the entire mdframed box to be scaled? Code: ...
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Little problem with xscale and tikzducks

I would like to mirror an image of tikzducks which has the book option. Using xscale=1 works, but the title of the book is not well mirrored. Does it exist a way to adjust it without doing it ...
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Reduce size \bigcup

I want to reduce size \bigcup_{n=1}^\infty? How can I do it? I tried \newcommand*{\medcap}{\mathbin{\scalebox{0.75}{\ensuremath{\bigcap}}}
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Anki: Displayed size does not match specified size

In Anki, the sizes I specify in LaTeX encoding do not match those that are displayed. MWE: Leaving the header and footer at the Anki default of \documentclass[12pt]{article} \special{papersize=...
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Fixing intersecting arrows in commutative diagram

The following is the code for a commutative diagram with intersecting arrows \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[pdftex,pagebackref,letterpaper=true,colorlinks=true,pdfpagemode=none,urlcolor=...
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How can I scale the labels on a coordinate plane using tkz-euclide?

I have some code to make a coordinate plane that my students can use for graphing, but it takes up most of the page. Working Code, but image is too large: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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{pgf-umlsd} size and width

I'm doing a good progress learning latex. However, I'm stuck with a problem. I'm unable to change the dimensions of the sequence diagram with code below: I have used \usepackage{pgf-umlsd} package. ...
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\xrightarrow not changing size with \scriptstyle and \scriptscriptstyle

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[fontsize=12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} v\...
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How to prevent a node exceeding minimum size by making its contents scale-down if they are about to enlarge the node?

Is there a way to fit a text inside a node, without resizing the node, rather than fit a node around some text (which, of course, would resize the node)? Output (first triangle is empty and is ...
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Specify \svgscale instead of \svgwidth for Inkscape pdf_tex

The image.pdf_tex documents created with Inkscape's PDF+LaTeX export use this code \ifx\svgwidth\undefined% \setlength{\unitlength}{293.02998953bp}% \ifx\svgscale\undefined% \relax% ...
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Table Re-scaling issue [content become unreadable] [duplicate]

I have below table with long values in cell, i want to wrap the text when it exceed let say certain length. i resize the table according to width of page but it makes the content too small to read. Is ...
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Composition of images

How can I fix this mess showed in the picture added below? I mean, I'd like to place side by side both figures, with the box at the same level and the captions at the same level too. Here is the ...
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Scalebox a maths letter

I am trying to rescale a letter in the Display. I tried to use the \scalebox{#}[#]{\mathscr{H}} (\mathscr{H} is the letter I am trying to rescale). But I think that only works for non-maths letters? ...
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Define the width of a logic puzzle dynamically

I want a PDF page to fit a logic puzzle completely (cropped), but I do not know the resulting width when beginning the block for the puzzle: \documentclass[border=50px]{standalone} \usepackage[german]...
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Getting narrower text within lstlistings?

I have limited horizontal space to list some code: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{listings} \definecolor{backcolour}{rgb}{0.95,0.95,0.92} \lstdefinestyle{mystyle}{ ...
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\left(\check h\right) vs. \left(\hat h\right)

The sizes of the parentheses in the example below do not scale nicely. Compiling the code %\RequirePackage{fix-cm} % doesn't help. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{mleftright} %\usepackage{...
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Image not appearing [closed]

I included the graphicx, and used the following code, like normal, to include an image. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...