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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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How to fit content of minipage dynamically within a standalone?

I'm trying to create a standalone but the content won't fit inside. I think \minipage{\textwidth} causes the issue. I know I can set e.g. \minipage{21cm} but I want to keep this dynamic since the ...
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NFSS: How to scale fonts more accurately?

I would like to be able to pass a fraction expression to s*[<number>] in a \DeclareFontShape. The ultimate goal is to instruct LaTeX2e’s New Font Selection Scheme (NFSS) to perform more ...
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How to make inductors larger?

I'm having a problem trying to make my cute inductors larger. I found a way of making them bigger with the /tikz/circuitikz/bipoles/length but that scales the entire inductor. I just want it to be ...
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Prevent brakets from resizing

I am using the physics package for braket (Dirac) notation. However, some expressions (such as the braket on the right) automatically rescale in the presence of, say, an operator (such as f hat), ...
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Can I stretch or expand an entire standalone document to fit the page?

If I create a standalone document, and it's approximately the shape of an A4 piece of paper, can I expand it to take up a full page; stretch it to fit the dimensions of the an A4 article? Just want to ...
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Tikzpicture Resizing when Using Axis Environment

Here is an example of two generic grids, one made using the axis environment in tikz, and the other without: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \...
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pgfplots: Is “scale only axis” only necessary for documents but not for standalone?

Assumed we have this kind of code: Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{showframe} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[height=\...
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Force two big images to fit a page

I have two big figures which I'd like to fit on a page, above each other and including their captions. Unfortunately the caption of the bottom figure sticks out. I have tried using the subfigure ...
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How to automatically scale subfigures to have same height? [duplicate]

I have a lot of figures to put side by side in a document, and they are all slightly different in size (i.e. not all 4:3 format or so). What I'm doing at the moment is tweak the width=0.XX\textwidth ...
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Failed to properly set size of tikzpicture in beamerposter

I tried to insert a TikZ picture provided below into a beamerposter document. It is generated by the following code (except the arrow in the middle of the "incident beam", it's an excessive detail): ...
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How to scale text in a graph of text nodes

This should be the simplest question ever. I want to be able to change every letter in the graph below by a text box very similar to the one on the left of J. Now, the problem is that if I scale J and ...
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Put a vector image on the right of a table and adjust its height to the table height

I have a table \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ X p{70pt} \toprule stuff1&stuff2\\ \midrule stuff3&stuff4\\ \bottomrule \end{tabularx} and i would like to insert on its right a vector image ...
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Defining a scaling postfix operator

I would like to find a way to scale a one-place defined (postfix) operator to match its surroundings. I would like it if this behavior imitated what can be accomplished using \left and \right. An ...
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Showing small area between curves

I have attempted drawing the hyperbola y=\dfrac{1}{x+1} and the parabola y=x^2-x+1 on the same set of axes as shown below. Currently, the graphs are not clearly indicating the area between curve for -\...
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Tikzscale - Unscalable Picture

I would like to use the package tikzscale to scale my picture. I use the following code \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikzscale} \...
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Part of the standalone tikzpicture gets scaled when pasting it in a document

I created this nice Polygon using the following code \documentclass[margin=0pt]{standalone} %---------------------------- Tikz Libraries ------------------------------% \usepackage{ifthen} \...
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Adding spacing in mathtools' `set` command

In the mathtools documentation, page 27, a command \Set* (along with \Set) is defined to stretch according to the large input inside: \providecommand\given{} \newcommand\SetSymbol[1][]{ \...
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How to scale horizontally every character in listings code?

I want to scale horizuntally every character in listings code, making it narrower. The basewidth option is not what I want, since it doesn't scale characters. Any way to achieve this? \documentclass{...
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LaTeX - how to detect scale of \includegraphics

I have a general question, so without any example code. I'm implementing part of document containing gallery of images. Generally, I have two types of images: 1) document, typically scanned A4, ...
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How to log scaling applied by \includegraphics?

I'm currently working on a large-ish document that contains a lot of screenshots. These range from relatively small dialog boxes or details of the screen to some very large overview pictures. I ...
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Insert image so that it fills the rest of the page while not fall below a minimum size

I'm trying to make a command that adds images to page in a way that fill the rest of the page. I'm using code from How to define a figure size so that it consumes the rest of a page? and it works. But ...
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Is it possible to go directly from LaTeX to SVG?

I have a situation where I'm calling latex.exe in the background and then dvipng on it and then loading the file into a QGraphicsScene using QGraphicsImageItem and the result is horrible upon zooming ...
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How do you resize the box of a symbol, while vertically centering it?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[margin=2mm]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{graphics} \def\myboxmin{\mathop{\raisebox{.15em}{\scalebox{.5}{$\boxminus$}}}} \begin{...
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Scaling the x-Axis in a more logarithmic way

While I have found some answers for equidistant scaling, I did not find an answer which I was able to transfer directly to my problem. I have one interval going from 10^-8 to 3*10^-8 , one from 3*10^-...
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Scaling symbol when used in subscript

I'm using this symbol (defined by Steven B. Segletes here) to denote a special type of function definition: \newcommand*\diamondarrow{% \stackengine{0pt}{\hspace{.83ex}$\rightarrow$}{$\diamond$}{O}{...
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SVG image renders incorrectly when scaled

I have exported a chemical structure as a SVG using MarvinSketch, and included it like so: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} \includesvg[width=0.5\linewidth]{test.svg} \end{...
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Can I resize a TikZ picture to have certain dimensions (width, height)?

Suppose that I have made aTikZ picture using the standalone class, is there an easy way to determine some fixed output dimension of this picture, say width=16cm, height=12cm? This could be useful in ...
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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 the 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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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 ...