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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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Misscaling by Geogebra for PGF/TikZ plots [closed]

So I exported my image from Geogebra. This is picture in Geogebra: And this is picture in Overleaf/Texstudio: With code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.15} ...
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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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Scaling issues with mtpro2 fonts + extarticle class

I'm using the mtpro2 fonts in combination with the extarticle class in xelatex (don't think this matters). I just want an article class where I can use a small font size, like 8pt or 9pt. Reason is ...
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Circuitikz: How to literally scale a circuit schematic drawn by relative length unit?

For the following, I need to: 1- scale the components size, wires lengths, connection nodes according to the drawing scale set by the font size 2- make both the components and the wires have the same ...
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scaling the output in asy environment in latex

In section "3.4 High-resolution rasterized images" of the document "An Asymptote tutorial" two methods are suggested for improving resolution. One method is adding the command ...
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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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Absolute values and height scaling on some symbols

I currently use a macro: \newcommand{\abs}[1]{\left\lvert #1 \right\rvert} in order to write absolute values, but I'm finding that when I combine this with \hat then the height is modified in an ...
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reduce the size of this flowchart figure

\documentclass[12pt, openany]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[a4paper,left=2cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Include Graphic that spans whole site minus Heading

I have the following Problem: I have a big image I want to insert into my document with an angle of 270°. However I don't get the image to span the whole page. This is my code: \begin{figure}[h] \...
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How to make \adjustbox not scale down equation unless needed?

I do not know why \adjustbox seems to scale down an equation, when there is no need to do that, as the equation can fit in the text without scaling. My understanding is that using \adjustbox{max width=...
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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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