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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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How to plot geographic coordinates with tikz?

Hello I'm trying to plot geographic coordinates of a route between real locations. I'm struggling to show the graph in full page or zoomed in. I searched a bit on internet and I can't seem to find the ...
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How to make a variable-sized \nmid symbol for “does not divide”?

For a variable-sized bar denoting "a divides b", I normally use \divides \newcommand{\zerodel}{.\kern-\nulldelimiterspace} %removes extraneous spacing after \right etc. \newcommand{\divides}[...
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Conflict of resizebox and verbatim mode

I need to use resizebox over verbatim mode. Is there a conflict between usage of verb mode inside a resizebox? If you look at the first column of the table, it always add | at the end of each text. I ...
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Scaling up AMSBOOK -class based documents fails

I have found impossible to scale up documents created by AMSBOOK -documentclass. Bottom on this question is a minimalistic TeX -file. You may find the text familiar. If the first two lines are \...
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is it possible to use resizegather with align* or to align equations in gather*?

Here is the problem. Some of the equations generated by computer algebra programs are long, and there is no way to edit them by hand to break them. I like to use align* but scale the long ones so they ...
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Tikz, plotting curve with non-orthonormal axis

I'd like to plot a curve in a tikzpicture environment, but with non-orthonormal axis : i want the whole plot to fit inside a square, without clipping it. I have been working on this example so far: \...
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Dot won't properly align with text

When trying to align a dot with one of the left or right margins of the page, it won't properly align, leaving some space before/after it. It certainly has something to do with the character scale and ...
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How to scale newtxmath fonts to match scaled garamondx

Here's a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[scaled=0.5]{garamondx} \usepackage[garamondx]{newtxmath} % \usepackage[garamondx,scaled=0.5]{newtxmath} % <- doesn't work %...
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Smaller \bullet for homological grading

When writing (co)homological grading, the command \bullet yields a bullet that is too big for my taste, see the example below. Therefore, I usually define a command \smallbullet as below. However, my ...
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How can I reduce the sizes of the tables which are presented side by side, their internal texts and respective captions?

I want to present two big tables (9 columns each) side by side. For that I wrote this code: \begin{table} \parbox{.45\linewidth}{ \centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline & Class 1 &...
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Dimension too large in \includegraphics

I want to include this image (shown below) at the right side of my page, surrounded by text. But I got the following error ! Dimension too large.<argument> \wd \@tempboxa l.291 ...phics[width=...
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Adjust caption font to figures scaled down by the adjustbox package

I have a page with multiple figures, horizontally aligned. It can happen that many figures need to be fitted in this page. Thus, I am using the adjustbox package to scale them down to fit into the ...
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scaling problems in TIKZ

I am having some scaling issues when drawing diagrams using TIKZ. I have a convex hull. I wish to draw a parabola passing through the first two non-zero vertices of the convex hull (a and b ...
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Scale math font with newtxsf

I'm using uarial as text font and want to use newtxsf as a nearly matching math font. I scaled uarial to match the height of latin modern as described in this post: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/...
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Make level-3 nested subscripts always smaller

I'm often having to type things like $a_{b_{c_d}}$ and would like the things to be scaled properly, i.e. in this example I would like d to be smaller than c. This can be done manually for each case ...
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Automagically scale Tikz-Picture and use Externalization and setting of file name

I am trying to implement the solution to a question: Automagically scale Tikz-Picture AND use Externalization The answer helps and I managed to do this, however I would like to give each externalized ...
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Draw six graphs in a beamer with tikz

I am trying to set a beamer with 6 graphs arrange in a 2x3 matrix. However when I try to resize the graphs, so they fit into the frame, the pictures wouldn't budge or they would start doing weird ...
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pgfplots: How to scale axis so that cubes stick together

I have a 3D-plot which produces What is the correct way to scale the x-axis and y-axis so that the cubes 0,1,2,3 stick together? Something like this: \documentclass[border=10pt, varwidth]{standalone}...
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adjustbox package effect all tables? [duplicate]

I have a very long tables in rows and another in columns, i use adjustbox package to resize these tables. However, the other tables which are perfect fine get effect, some of them became in big font ...
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How to get math scaling right with fontspec/unicode-math

I've tried to get the math scaling right in a number of different ways, but have failed. What is the proper syntax here? The posting unicode math font smaller than the text seems relevant, but that ...
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Scaling font size in the whole document without the scale option

I have some trouble with uneven line spacing due to scaling. Multiple users pointed out in another question that this is due to the inappropriate use of the Scale option in fontspec. A proposed ...
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Disproportionate sizes between letters and numbers in math-mode

Is it just me that thinks that numbers in math-mode are disproportionately sized in comparison to letters? I am using the font Tex Gyre Termes. It is particularly noticeable in subscripts. For example:...
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Scaling a custom math symbol [duplicate]

I have defined a custom math symbol, and I am finding it won't scale down as expected (thought it seems some elements of the symbol do scale down. I expect it's related to my definition of \...
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Automatically scaling images

In an A5-compilation of letters, I want to insert a facsimile of a handwritten letter (or page of a letter) at the start of each chapter. These images are of different size, some letters have been ...
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Scale all figures by the same value

In my copy editing work I often need to resize figures to make them fit the pagewidth (remove "Overfull \hbox..."). I always try to keep the author's layout and the proportion between the ...
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includegraphics with width from included file

I have the following problem: I would like to include some pdfs of different sizes in my document (different width, but same font size), such that they APPEAR as the same size, even though the actual ...
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Tikz - better way of scaling and positioning reusable parts

I have some Tikz figures which I use in multiple other figures. Right now I put them in a scope and use xshift/yshift/scale to place them at the position I want them to be. I have one example. I need ...
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How to make a \big-type command for “normal” size

I know this request sounds totally ridiculous at first, but I need it for technical reasons. I would like a custom scaling command like \big, \Big, \bigg, \Bigg, but one that corresponds to “normal ...
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Scaling custom stacking symbols like parentheses

I have created two custom symbols that I'd like to use like parentheses. It works fine when what is inside is in normal size, but when there is a bigger symbol, it does not scale, even if I use \left ...
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Problem with scaling entire tikzpicture with transform canvas

I read this. They suggest using transform canvas, which is rescaling but also it moves the picture where there is text (see figure). I also tried using \resizebox{}{} or \scalebox{}{}, bu that just ...
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Matching the font size in standalone with IEEEtran

I have a tex file in IEEEtran with its default font size, which is 8pt. I want to include an image PDF, generated by standalone with font size 12pt. I set the scaling to be scale=0.666667, which is 2/...
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Suppression of braces auto-scale in Latex

I often use the \hat function in equations and noticed that the auto-scaling of Latex selects the bigger braces. Example: The inline formula $Z(\beta) = \tr(\exp(-\beta \hat{H}))$ gives the ...
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Fitting an exponential function

I want to graph a part of y = e^{\sqrt{x}} for x up to 10^5. I wrote down the following: \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.8, samples=200] \draw [thick, <->] (0,5) -- (0,0) -- (8,0); \node [below ...
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includepdf - centering/scaling problem when pages in pdf are not of the same size(dimension)

I have lots of pdfs to \includepdf and each has 3 to 4 pages with different dimensions (height and width might be different for each page. I have used \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,UTF8,scheme=plain,...
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Tikz option scale= only scaling vertical, not horizontal [duplicate]

I am using scale= option to scale a tikzpicture and wondeing what is the best way to propely handle the scaling of the red horizontal line in such a case. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Scaling components in CircuiTikz with necommand

My question refers to: Scaling components in CircuiTikz I would like to scale single circuitikz components to various sizes, e.g. with the command /tikz/circuitikz/bipoles/length=1cm Is it ...
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Scaling a tikzpicture generated with matlab2tikz

I have a figure Plot1.tex generated with matlab2tikz (matlab2tikz by Nico Schlömer). I want to include it in my document and scale its width and height like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \...
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Perfectly scale figure to the rest of a page [duplicate]

I want a figure to fit perfectly inside a slide in beamer. This means that it should scale to the smallest dimension between width and height, maintaining proportions, and allowing space to the rest ...
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Scaling and \chemfiginput

Given the following mwe (kindly provided by a contributor in this post), how would one go about implementing scaling functionality to control the size of the chemfig object? Passing the option ...
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scaling a text within a rectangle

I draw a rectangle r which is 4 time the size of some word w; I would like the word w to be 3 time its initial size (and drawn in r). I don't know how to get my multiplication factor, 3 in this ...
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Adjusting leaf sizes in forest

I'm trying to draw some trees using the forest package. For some reason, the leaf sizes are scaled differently depending on how many leaves the tree has (see picture). I want every leaf to be of ...
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How can I use the current value of a foreach loop to alter the width of the drawn object?

I'd like to create a Tikz plot where a vector of numbers is used to include a picture. I want the picture to be scaled using the current value, so that the pictures higher on the y-axis are larger ...
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Medium sized fraction macro, instead of using the nccmath package

We could get good looking medium sized fractions using the nccmath package. However, there may be some incompatibilities with other packages and I would prefer to get rid of that package, since I ...
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Simplest way to place cropped image on other image (Tikz)

(I'm sure lots of ppl have had this exact same problem before, but I could not find it anywhere.) I have two PNG files, A & B. Image A is like a frame, so it has an empty area in the middle. In ...
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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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How to resize a box or a character exactly to 1ex (in width and height) without relying on \resizebox or on non-LaTeX Team packages?

There's \resizebox, but is there any other way to resize a box? Anything that resizes a character (not a box) to an arbitrary width AND height is also appreciated. One condition is that no packages ...
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How can I insert an icon in a section header that scales with font size depending on where it appears in the document?

I found this question which lays out how to correctly insert an icon into a section header. However, it does so at a fixed size and appears in the TOC, which has a different font size, which looks a ...
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Can I scale all line widths in a tikzpicture?

I have some tikzpictures that were designed for a4 paper and that should now be used on an a0 poster. All the coordinates in the picture can be scaled up with the option scale=4, but this leaves the ...
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liabilities of web fonts for tex printing

The below expands on the themes briefly represented in a question from several years ago. Historically, TeX and its descendants have distinguished themselves as being accessible to non-commercial ...
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Page scaling at print

I am writing my thesis with the Latex template provided by the university, and they are complaining that the margins are not right. The .cls file I am using is provided by them and has the correct ...

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