Questions tagged [pdflatex]

PDFLaTeX refers to a particular compiler in the family of LaTeX compilers.

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Installing Kile latex under CentOS 8

I've installed Kile under CentOS 8, but after running Kile system test I got missing converter option (i. a. pdf -> png). The live preview doesn't work. How to fix it, properly install Kile under ...
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Cygwin's pdflatex: i5-3340M runs 2-3x faster than i5-8250U

I used to run Cygwin 64-bit on a Toshiba laptop, Portege R930. In particular, I ran pdflatex on a report being composed. It took about a handful of seconds. That machine ran Windows 7. According ...
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Unable to knit to PDF using TinyTeX: Missing *.sty file

I've installed TinyTeX and am now trying to knit the generic "Untitled.Rmd" file to PDF, > install.packages("tinytex") > tinytex::install_tinytex() > options(tinytex.verbose = TRUE) > ...
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Error exporting PDF file in jupyter notebook: pgfkeys '/tcb/size' error

I'm trying to export a notebook from Jupyter as a PDF file and server dumps this error mesage: nbconvert failed: PDF creating failed, captured latex output: Failed to run "['xelatex', './notebook.tex'...
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How to set up an Azure DevOps pipeline with texlive?

I have a repo with LaTeX .tex files. In every commit I would like a pipeline to create PDF with them. I have created a pipeline with the pdflatex main.tex command. However, texlive is not installed ...
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Build LaTeX Document with Azure DevOps CD/CI

We are asked at school to submit good quality reports, so as a team, we have decided to use LaTeX instead of MS Word. We use Git to share the code across the team members. Our hosting service for ...
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Evince is not refreshing

To clarify I think at one point when you edited a PDF say by compiling with pdflatex, the edits appear immediately in Evince reader and didn't require you to close the viewer and open it to see the ...
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Sublime Text + LaTeXTools: How To Automatically Delete Generated Files After Compilation?

I use Sublime Text Editor 3 with LaTeXTools to write in LaTeX. I compile files by pressing Control+B. If I name my text file as main.tex, the generated files will be: - main.aux - main.bbl - ...
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Italics removal in latex

I am using TeXstudio to generate my pdf. I have a statement which has a few symbols and numbers. I tried typing it within the dollar symbol ($). After compiling and building it, the entire text ...
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Where do I get the pdflatex program for Mac?

I'm trying to convert Jupyter notebook to .pdf on Mac. However, it tells me nbconvert tailed: pdflatex not found on PATH So, I went looking around and someone said, "Install mactex because this ...
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Cannot find pdfLatex after upgrade to Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

I just upgraded to Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) now pdflatex cannot be found. I am using TexWorks to compile. I get the error TeX may be installed I just need to find it. Where can I find the ...
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Pandoc not converting Markdown list to LaTeX properly

I cannot seem to get Pandoc to convert my Markdown documents to PDF (via LaTeX) properly. The problem seems to come from how I am formatting my lists. If I use the following command pandoc -i test.md -...
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Clickable links (from hyperref package) do not work upon selecting a subset of pages via “printing to file” in evince

I use the hyperref package for clickable cross-referencing within my document. It works well, however, if I want to send a colleague just a part of the document by using the "print to file" feature in ...
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Combining multiple pdf fragments to one page - top aligned without margin

I have multiple small fragments as PDF file, depending on user input these fragments has to be combined to one page. pdfjam and/or pdfnup do this, and works. However, the default layout is according ...
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Sublime Text 3: Put LaTeX build files in subdirectory

When I create a PDF from my .tex file, a lot of extra files are generated, with extensions such as .aux, .syntex.gz, etc. Is it possible to put these files in a subdirectory, and still have the ...
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How to use Pdflatex with Pandoc?

I'm using Pandoc to convert my markdown files to different formats including html and docx. With PDF though, I get the message pdflatex not found even though it was installed and I can even call it ...
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Converting LaTeX Generated PDF to Word Using Acrobat XI

I've found myself, again, needing to live in both the land of LaTeX and Microsoft Word. I have Acrobat XI available, so I thought that I would just use it as a middle man in the conversion from LaTeX ...
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Can't delete file because it is open in pdflatex

I'm trying to remove an unnecessary file that was the product of some LaTeX typesetting. However, when I try to do anything to the file, Windows tells me that the file can't be moved since "it is open ...
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How do I use latexmk with MuPDF as the PDF previewer?

MuPDF doesn't support automatic reloading. How do I use it as a document previewer for latexmk1? 1: Example call: latexmk -pdf -pvc doc.tex
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How to generate PDF documentation for LLVM?

LLVM comes with html documentation, there are no pdfs to be downloaded. Is there a way of generating PDF documentation for it?
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How can I append two PDFs that have links

My problem I have two PDFs which I would like to merge to one PDF. The first one was generated with LaTeX and has links to the chapters, the second one is a GUI-draft with links created with Balsamiq....
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In emacs, how do I get make the pdflatex output on a successful compilation?

After hitting C-c RET and compiling my .tex file, I would like the tex-shell buffer to close if the compilation was successful. How can I do that?
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Configuring Notepad++ to run knitr2pdf

Sorry for such a basic question but since I do not have a degree in programming... I am a user of R, knitr and Notepad++. I was trying to configure Notepad++ to run pdflatex and knitr(knit2pdf). By ...
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How to put LaTeX formulas in Word 2010?

I have a problem to convert directly equations from Mathematica *(copied as LaTex) in Word 2010. Is there any option?
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Windows PDF viewer that auto-refreshes PDF when compiling with pdflatex

I'm writing a LaTeX document and am using the command line to compile the LaTeX code into a PDF document. In Linux I would just open the PDF with Evince PDF Viewer, and whenever I recompiled the LaTeX ...
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PDF-XChange Viewer, pdflatex, Windows XP Pro SP3

Howto make pdfxcview.exe not lock PDF files when opening them or force pdflatex ignore locks (and thus be able to overwrite PDF while generating content with pdflatex or simply manipulating content ...
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PDF: automatically remove pages 2+4 and then glue back together?

I have a bunch of PDFs and for each of them, I would like to remove pages 2 and 4, then glue the PDF back together. Is there a clever way to do this using a command-line utility?
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How can I link to a local file in a LaTeX document typeset with PDFlatex on Mac OS X?

When I try to embed a link to a local file in a LaTeX document via \href{file://./path-to-file}{filename} it's typeset as a remote link, so http:// is prepended. How can I link to a local file, with ...
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pdflatex - printing a black and white PDF

Before reading, I had like to state that I don't know much about LATEX. I just needed to use 'moderncv' so I am asking this question. Is there any pdflatex switch I can use to produce a black and ...
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Is it faster to print PDF or PS?

Say I compiled a .tex file into ps and pdf. Will there be a difference in printing speed between pdf and ps?
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Getting Emacs to use pdflatex

How can I configure Emacs to run pdflatex rather than latex on a LaTeX file when I type C-c C-f (tex-file)?
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How do I produce bytewise consistent documents with pdflatex?

When I run pdflatex on the same .tex file twice, it produces similar results to my eyes but the contents of the file are slightly different (as revealed with an md5 checksum). Is there any flag I can ...
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Specifying the destination for the pdf output when using pdflatex, from gVim

I am generating a pdf output with pdflatex with the following command in gVim: :!pdflatex % This command in turns executes the following in the Command Prompt: cmd.exe /c pdflatex /testvim.tex Now,...