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Question: Tex Printing


I have a pdf document that I created in TeX but when I print it the text appears totally different from the pdf. When I upload the pdf directly to the printer it prints correctly. I have tried printing it on my mac using Acrobat, Preview, and google, but they all lead to the same failed printout.

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Nov 12, 2017 11:45 AM in response to Jesper Haraldsson In response to Jesper Haraldsson

I don't know how you are using Tex to create the PDF. While using Tex are you able to load the Tex document and display it as it should print? If so then you might just print the document. When the system print panel appears you should see a drop-down menu on the bottom left labeled, PDF. Select Save as PDF from the options menu. Save it to your Desktop. Print the result which should appear as you expect.

Nov 12, 2017 11:45 AM

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Nov 12, 2017 12:02 PM in response to Kappy In response to Kappy

The below image shows the issue I am having. So your recommendation seems to work for printing my own TeX files, however, our professor emails them too. Heere your workaround doesn't help. As seen below you can note that the spacing is altered and the alpha symbol is missing. Any ideas?

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Nov 12, 2017 12:02 PM

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Nov 12, 2017 12:17 PM in response to Jesper Haraldsson In response to Jesper Haraldsson

Should I assume that the equations don't print correctly? Likely because the special codes used cannot be interpreted in the PDF?

I have never used Tex or LaTex. I have used MS Word which can produce equations. Are you bound to using Tex for your school work?

Nov 12, 2017 12:17 PM

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