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`doc-view-mode` for PDFs not working

For some reason I cannot view PDF files in doc-view-mode. Supposedly if I open a PDF file in Emacs, it should automatically open in the doc-view major mode. If it can't be opened in doc-view, then ...
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pdf-view-mode - pdfs documents are blinking/flickering on scroll

I have small problem with pdf-tools - documents in pdf-view-mode are flickering/blinking on scroll. I am not well oriented about rendering, refreshing and all this stuff with pdfs. This is not about ...
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pandoc-mode ignores the pdf-engine option

I'm using the pandoc-mode package for easy conversion between multiple formats. I set the pdf-engine option in pandoc-mode to xelatex, but when I am trying to convert a markdown file to a PDF, pandoc-...
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How to edit a documents outline in pdf-tools?

By pressing o you can open the outline for the pdf document. Is there any way you can also add new sections with the corresponding pages to this outline?
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Org-mode convert web link to PDF

I am trying to write two functions to do these: Function 1: When the point is on a link (in an Org file), generate a PDF from that link (I am thinkng of using wkhtmltopdf. Side question: does ...
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Is there some way to view the HTML part of an email in an external browser or as a PDF in notmuch?

I have just started using notmuch for email. I was wondering if there is some way I can view the HTML part of an email in an external browser or rendered to a pdf and viewed inside Emacs (like you can ...
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Epa-sign-file --clearsign option

I would like to sign a pdf file using epa from within emacs using the --clearsign option from gpg. Is this possible? epa-sign-file creates an armor file, so I assume that it needs to be tweaked ...
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The export of external links in org files to pdf and html files

I have a problem with the export of external links in org files to pdf and html files. Let's say I have the two org files in the same directory: file1.org = here is the label of file1: <<label&...
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Open PDF files with pdf-tools does not work

I want to use pdf-tools to read my pdf with emacs. I am on Emacs 27.1 with spacemacs 0.300.x. I have pdf-tools as a package in my .spacemac file and also require '(TeX-view-program-selection '((...
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pdf-view-midnight-minor-mode does not change background color

The pdf (black text on white background) I'm currently reading in PDFView with pdf-view-midnight-minor-mode enabled only changes the color of the text from black to gray but the background remains the ...
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How to use Emacs Application Framework as Default PDF viewer?

I recently discovered the Emacs Application Framework, which works quite nice for me. The only thing that's bothering me is, that I need to explicitly call eaf-open on a file, to open it with the ...
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Fit window to pdf upon loading

Question: I'm running auctex and pdf-tools to view pdf's within emacs. My problem is that I'd like to scale the pdf window horizontally after running C-c C-c. So far, I've created a hook to execute ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libpoppler.so.101: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 27.1 on Manjaro KDE. When I compile a latex documents, it produces a PDF file and opens an emacs window to display it. But what is displayed is some text and not the ...
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Directly transfer underlined phrases from pdf to org-mode?

I'm learning emacs (on spacemacs) and focusing on orgmode. Is there a way to transfer what you underline in a pdf (like in skim) directly as text in orgmode. In other words, when you underline a ...
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LaTeX pstricks pdf compilation without any specific configuration

I changed the auctex style file pstricks.el (from lines 779-784) (TeX-add-style-hook "pstricks" (lambda () (unless (or (member "pst-pdf" TeX-active-styles) (eq TeX-engine ...
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difference between properties and tags in the upper right corner

I dont get the difference between the actual property, enabling the respective funtionality and the tag on the right upper side? *** Number 5 :B_example: :...
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Export resume.org to both pdf and html

I've been maintaining my resume in orgmode for some time now, with export to pdf. I just decided it would be nice to also export to html which has uncovered a problem. I'm using headings to list my ...
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Using org-ref to download pdfs using sci-hub as a fallback

I've developed a solution that allows to download pdfs from sci-hub as a fallback option to the functions provided by org-ref. I am a newbie to elisp, so please feel free to update this answer as ...
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Display zoom percentage in pdfview

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 running on Emacs 26.3. I use pdf-tools. When I compile a Latex document, the resultant PDF file is displayed in an adjacent window. I can zoom in, out, etc. One thing I ...
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Display latex output natively in emacs in a vertically split window

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 26.3. Currenly, when I do TeX-command-run-all on a tex file, it opens the output in okular pdf viewer in a separate KDE window. I was wondering if it is possible to ...
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Edit PDF page labels in pdf-tools?

Q: how can I change PDF page labels with pdf-tools? pdf-tools has the capacity to annotate PDFs, which is great. Can it also change the page labels as well? That is, not the raw page number, but the ...
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Get position in a pdf-page by clicking for annoting a pdf with latex

In https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/85676/4011, it is illustrated of how to annotated a pdf by using the latex package pdfpages, loading the pdf as a background layer and then use tikz nodes to make ...
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If text is copied from pdf on yank run unfill-paragraph

It's similar problem Copy and Paste From PDF to Emacs as Plain Text When I copy text from pdf and yank to org mode I have to run manually unfill-paragraph function to remove unnecessary newlines & ...
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How to include headers when exporting a message as PDF?

As a follow-up to this question about exporting as PDF, I want to export a message as a PDF. One answer in that thread views the message in a browser window and I can then save as a PDF from the ...
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How to avoid export org-mode header title

I am translating a quite flat document (only has a title as a level 1 heading). I am using org-mode and I am creating a level 2 heading for each page to easily find the content when I am reviewing the ...
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export org to pdf not working: PDF was not produced

installed emacs and Latex ()texlive and texlive-latex-extra) on ubuntu. Exported an Org file to PDF with no success. Exporting via org-export-dispatch and selected [l] export to latex and [O] as PDF ...
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Hide empty margins in pdf

My screen is a bit small and dividing it in two vertically to see a pdf while editing it leaves a lot to be desired. However, if pdf-tools or pdf-view mode had the option to hide a % of the empty ...
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Exporting Org to PDF while displaying Regex literal strings

I've been searching for the past couple of days to a solution to an issue I'm having. Hoping somebody who is more apt with emacs/exporting could provide some insight. Upon exporting an .org file (C-...
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Select a word in a PDF by double-clicking on it (with pdf-tools)

I use pdf-tools in Emacs to view PDF documents. I would like to be able to select words (mark their region and then copy them to the kill-ring) in the PDF by double-clicking on them. Is there a ...
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How can I reliably create latex classes in org mode?

I'm trying to modify my .emacs to create my own classes, I tried this article and using org-latex rather than ox. I also tried this different approach. I tried enclosing the above classes with ...
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How can I capture selected text in a pdf-view buffer with org-capture?

I would like to capture the selected text (selected with the mouse) in a PDF document (opened in PDFView Mode) with an org capture template. When I evaluate the expression (car (pdf-view-active-...
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org-mode: Remove loading message when exporting HTML and then converting to PDF

My goal is to export an HTML document and convert it to a PDF so I can have some of the advanced syntax highlighting and source code background coloring options in a PDF file. It seems to be working ...
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Auto-reverting only renderable PDF buffers

I'm using pdf-view mode and the global auto-revert mode with LaTeX and latexmk. This works fine, except that, a couple of times during the compilation, the PDF is in a useless state and the PDF ...
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How to prevent preview-latex to manipulate and delete the pdf created by latex

Running latex-preview manipulates and then deletes the pdf created by latex. If skim is open as pdf-viewer the pdf gets sliced into the images created by latex-preview. Running latex again doesn't ...
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How to (mostly) get rid of doc-view?

Since I moved to emacs 25 (25.3.2 at the moment) in every context (org-mode, gnus, latex, browsing url, direct access to file) I access pdf-files in emacs, they are displayed in doc-view. I basically ...
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TeX-evince-sync-view locking up with this file

This file when I compile it with AUCTeX, and then try to view it, using TeX-evince-sync-view, shows that one page has been compiled, but then shows a blank view. After I kill it, TeX-evince-sync-view ...
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mu4e: open PDFs with pdf-tools

I've just set up mu4e, and have noticed that when opening an attachment with the o key it will open with MuPDF. Pressing A w to open-with doesen't seem to help either, since it prompts for an external ...
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How can I change what happens when I click on a pdf-tools link?

I read pdfs with pdf-tools, but I think what I'm asking may apply to more than pdf-tools alone. In any case, as an example, some research paper pdfs have references with clickable links - say a link ...
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Org Mode. Set separation length between elements of a list

I have noticed there is a big gap between the elements of a list when exporting to PDF. Is there a way to modify it?
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How to export a pdf in landscape rotation

Following example.org is expected to be exported in landscape though the generated pdf remains in portrait. What should I change? ** A3 PDF Landscape #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[a3paper]{geometry} ...
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Emacs26 — (1) view PDF with Okular; (2) compile TEX file silently

I am running Emacs 26 built with GTK toolkit. AUCTeX has been successfully installed. 1) How to force Emacs to open an Okular session to view the PDF file, instead of opening another window within ...
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how to enable pdflatex --shell-escape switch in org-export dispatcher interface

I would like to add a switch when invoking the org-export dispatcher interface for latex-pdf exports. I'm trying to render an SVG image but the *Org PDF LaTeX Output* buffer errors out because of a ...
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Windows: org not exporting pdf

I am trying to get emacs org-mode to export to pdf. To this end I've installed tex-live and added the path to the bin folder to my emacs path. I've added the tex-live folder to my OS $PATH. When I try ...
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exporting .svg images to .pdf in org-mode

I have a set of .svg images that I need to export to pdf by using org-mode. Even though I can see the images inside emacs, I cannot export them to .pdf. On the other hand, if I export my .org file to ...
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Export to PDF with index bookmarks and unnumbered sections

I want to export my .org file to pdf, with a table of contents. But I don't want the table of contents to be printed in the first page of the document. Rather I want the table of contents to be ...
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Don't focus on evince, when compiling pdf from org-mode

I'm using Evince as my Pdf-Viewer (In a split-screen-setup) whenever i write something in org-mode and compile it as a pdf. To achieve this, i've added (add-to-list 'org-file-apps '("pdf" . "evince %...
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Changing default font size in org latex export

Org exports latex with default font size of 11 pts. Is it possible to make this font size to 10 pts and also reduce spacing to one and half space ? Regards
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Custom ID is rendered in LaTex with org mode

I'm a noob in Emacs org mode. I convert a note of my friend's from .lyx to .tex with lyx then I use pandoc to convert it into .org. As default under heading I find: :PROPERTIES: :CUSTOM_ID: title-of-...
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Undefined control sequence \uline in exporting org-mode with underline markup to PDF using xelatex

For the following sample, #+LATEX_CMD: xelatex #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage{xltxtra} #+OPTIONS: ^:nil This is a _test_ The export to PDF uses xelatex would produce the following error: ! Undefined ...
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Printing/exporting to PDF from text-mode

I have been googling and searching for the answer to this question for a while but cannot find a definitive solution. In fact I am more confused than ever. I have no doubt that I am not the first ...