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The following code produces an error. If the mathtools package is removed, it works. Why?








\chapter{Test Appendix}


This question is related to an earlier question of mine.

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mathtools loads the calc package, which change the \setcounter command. You now have to protect it too:

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Perfect. Thanks. –  lpdbw Jul 28 '12 at 14:55
For reference I add the following link: tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=protect –  lpdbw Jul 28 '12 at 15:01

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