{compiling} is about the process you must go through to convert your TeX from .tex source files into your output document format, be it pdf, dvi, or something completely different.

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use latexmk with jobname option for compilation and rubber for log parsing

I use following command for compiling, so all files created during compilation is stored under build_files: latexmk -pdf -interaction=nonstopmode -jobname=./build_files/thesis thesis.tex Here I've ...
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compiling problem with MikTeX

I installed MikTeX 2.9a few days ago, and now I don't succeed to convert to PDF most of my documents. I don't think that there is a problem with documents themselves, since I compiled them previously, ...
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What are the limited resources in LaTeX/TeX?

I heard, that some resources (or maybe all) are limited. The number of lengths seems to be limited to 2^8 (1 byte). Are there any other limited resources and if yes, which are these or where can this ...
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Question marks in cross-referencing after using pdflatex command

I am working on a software, to automatically generate *.tex-files with some predefined and generated text inside. After generating the files, I am calling the Windows command line (CMD) and try to ...
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Auctex not compiling on C-c C-c, “TeX-master-file-ask: Master file already set” [closed]

I recently started using Emacs/Auctex on windows 10. I am trying to compile a latex document using the command C-c C-c and it does not compile and instead just reports "TeX-master-file-ask: Master ...
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What to do in case of !Output loop----100 consecutive dead cycles?

Recently I have faced the following problem: after compilation in LaTeX, I am getting following error: !Output loop-----100 consecutive dead cycles. \break -> penalty -\@m Hence the compilation is ...
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LaTeX template for thesis not compiling

I have been given a LaTeX template by my university. They just sent me this folder (see picture). They told me that diss.tex is the main file. I also put the error picture when compiling diss.tex. ...
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How to handle +300 pages document with index and large bibliography?

My latex document is becoming bigger and bigger. Today I no longer can compile it, it takes forever to compile but nothing changes. I wonder should I write each chapter in a separate independent ...
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WinEdt won't compile unless I rename and save

When I am editing with Winedt, occasionally the file won't compile - sometimes I haven't even made any changes. If I save the same work under a new .tex name and recompile it works. Example, ...
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Missing $ error when no math is being used

This line The variable names are HTTP_PROXY with the value http://myproxy:80 causes ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.91 The variable names are HTTP_PROXY with the ...
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How can I get pdflatex to perform multiple passes when compiling a document?

I have a number of files requiring several compiler passes because it has a table of contents. I usually set this up in my TeX editor, Latexian, without going through the command line; but now I'm ...
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split output into multiple files [duplicate]

Is there a way to automatically split the output into different PDF files? The reason is that I want to generate a document "paper.pdf" and a different document "supplementarymaterial.pdf", with ...
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Figure correctly compiled but TikzEdt gives an error

I'm using TikzEdt (version 0.2.3.0). I find it convenient since it produces .tikz files directly includable in the main document by an \input command. Everything works fine but, when I compile the ...
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Cast a custom warning during compilation [duplicate]

I want to have a command in (XeLa)TeX cast a warning when compiled, is there a way to do this? The following code should cast a warning like "User warned `text' in line 4" (the line reference is ...
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How do I install and--or use opmac using texlive?

I wanted to give opmac a try. It is supposed to be part of csplain, which is supposed to be part of texlive. I am running TeX, Version 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015) using debian from ubuntu 14.04. But ...
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Tell Latex to ignore ALL unicode errors?

I have a web interface that generates LaTeX-letters to customers. These letters are rendered dynamically. Some customers have some special characters in their names, that LaTeX can't translate, so I ...
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LuaTeX font database cannot be created in texlive (windows)

I'm trying to generate arabic article with a new package arabluatex, which requires lualatex engine, writing simple "hello world" example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabluatex} ...
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How can I get section titles show first letter capitalized?

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} %% General document %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.fractals} ...
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Different latex compilators don't get files and folders right

I'm working on my thesis and I decided to do it in LaTeX. I was using an amazing online service, ShareLatex, that allowed me to compile and edit my projects wherever I go (I use several computers in a ...
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How to fix this compilation error?

I am using WinEdit 9.1 along with Basic MikeTex 2.9.5845. On the Documents menu in WinEdit, I select the New Document ..." menu item. This results in the New Document dialog opening. In the list ...
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how to compile bibtex file using texmaker and XeLaTeX

I'm in doubt about the sequence latex, bibtex, latex, latex. Let's suppose I have a file called bibliography.bib, so it means that my sequence should be: latex bibliography.bib, bibtex ...
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`'not found .`\end{frame}`

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false},xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} ...
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Undefined control sequence \end{frame} in beamer document [duplicate]

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false},xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} ...
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latex, texmaker

I'm new on latex and I'm using texmaker. To teach myself I just followed the instructions I had from a video course on youtube and I tried it on my personal computer. First of all I created a .tex ...
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Command + T is not working in TeXShop

The following screen comes out when I press CMD+T in TeXShop. I am using OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan.
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No bibliography output

Code \usepackage{babelbib} ... \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{LV} I'm getting no output (bibliography). Installing the bibtex dependencies again for tex-live with no results. ...
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How to set the interactive editor in TeXLive? lualatex bug?

After some research we determined this is a problem inherent to lualatex. If you have a solution for this problem in LuaLaTeX please post it below and I will accept you answer. When ...
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Error about paper PDF file [closed]

I am trying to upload an article (written using LaTeX) on the website of a IEEE conference. The error I get when uploading is the following: The paper PDF file cannot be accepted: The paper is a ...
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Paralle Building for LaTex document under TexStudio

I have a large document. At the beginning, I have split my document to several small parts, so i can quickly compile only the part I am working on. This worked very well. Now I arrived to the stage ...
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Empty Bibliography error despite implementing multiple fixes?

I have been trying to sort this out for almost a straight day and any fix I find for similar problems doesn't seem to work. I am using TeXStudio to write my thesis and my bibliography isn't being ...
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Why is the \bye command not used by LaTeX?

Is there a technical reason why the \bye TeX command was replaced in LaTeX by \begin{document} and \end{document}? I suspect there must be a good technical reason behind this, as otherwise it would ...
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How to erase .lof file in Overleaf?

I am working on the Overleaf collaborative platform. I am facing the following error code : ./main.lof:18: Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.18 ...some figure_name}}{23}{figure.17} ...
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How to make TexWorks automatically compile pdfLaTeX --MakeIndex — BibTex — pdfLaTeX — pdfLaTeX

I'm trying to make some settings which automates the compiling of my files, so the references are appearing as they should, without me manually compiling 5 times. I'm using TexWorks, and I believe I ...
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PdfLatex build does not find .aux file

I am building a very simple file in Latex. I am using TexMaker and my quickbuild settings are: PdfLatex + BibLatex + PdfLatex (x2) + View Pdf. When I run the quickbuild, I get an error: ! I can't ...
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compile timed out

I hope you can help me, I'm so depressed. When I try to compile my report it show me the message posted below. How can I solve this problem please?
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How to get the pdf of a compiled table only

I would like to generate a pdf document by compiling a table using pdflatex. For that I checked this but the result there is a complete a4 page. is there a way to generate a pdf that has the size of ...
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\int command skipped in compilation [closed]

If I am writing like this: \int_a^b or \int_{a}^{b} it skip the \int and writing only a to the power b but when I am writing only \int without limits it is showing the following error: ! Missing ...
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ShareLaTeX - Avoid changing main document when using the input command

In ShareLaTeX when I write a single document with the preamble in it, then no matter which is the main document I just press compile and the output is produced. On the other hand when I place the ...
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please help me to resolve item problems

I have many problems with items. Please help me: As shown, the first item doesn't appear, the text is not formatted and after the items the paragraph doesn't begin from the begin. Here is the code ...
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Parallel compiling of *slides* with beamer?

I understand that LaTeX cannot parallel process a whole document because of the layout algorithm which is intrinsiquely linear. However, in my understanding, the overlay specifications of successive ...
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Multiple Compilation errors: Missing $ inserted

I'm a beginner when it comes to Latex so excuse my formatting if it is poor. Whenever I compile, I receive multiple Compilation errors: Missing $ inserted ans Extra } or forgotten endgroup. I've ...
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Conditional preamble and pstricks problem \psTilt and \PstLightThreeDText

Look at the following MWE. \PassOptionsToPackage{export}{adjustbox} \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \newcounter{psextern} \makeatletter ...
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Compilation of several projects at once

I search a way to (re)compile several different projects at once (all assumed to be compile individually without error). Here, I present the context and the problem. The context: I have a topic, ...
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Compiling Problems [closed]

I just installed Texstudio on a new computer. I am trying to compile a file that compiled before. Now I am getting the error massages before. What should I do? Process started: pdflatex.exe ...
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Additional 'Draft' watermark using printwatermark and xwatermark packages

I am using the packages printwatermark and xwatermark to add a watermark in background this way: \usepackage[printwatermark]{xwatermark} ... ...
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\typein and user-friendliness: how can I prevent errors from occurring if the user presses arrow keys or delete?

I'm writing a document for my friend Sir Galahad to compile, and I'm using \typein to customize it: I'll give him the file bridge.tex, he will run pdflatex bridge.tex, and during compilation the ...
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figure not shown or causes undefined control sequence

I am using TexStudio but when I tried to compile my file with pdflatex I had the same issues. Only one of my figures is not displayed in the pdf file. All figures are .png. I have tried to switch to ...
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LatexMK incorrectly tries to build files used by minted

I am using LatexMK from a Makefile with the -use-make option. A really great tool to automatically compile my document while making sure all images are up-to-date. When trying to compile a document ...
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How should I import tikz-uml package in ShareLatex?

I am using ShareLatex (I am new in Latex) and I want to include a UML Class Diagram. I found that tikz-uml package should fit my needs. However, I keep having the following error whenever I try to ...
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Sublime Text 3 texlive output from compilation:

I am trying to run sublime text 3 texlive on a windows 10 x64 system. When I compile I get the following message: [Compiling C:\Users\devin\Documents\LEGrp\tex\setup_instructions\ISUR setup ...