{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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TeXmaker is stuck on “Process Started”

I am using TeXmaker on a Mac running ElCapitan. My copy of TeXmaker worked just fine until I decided to reinstall it. Now, it fails to compile documents with pdflatex. It used to compile normally, but ...
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Gastex figure has text but missing all graphical elements

I'm having a strange problem with Gastex: the figure compiles, but all the nodes and arrows are missing, only the text shows up. The latex code should be okay because it works on other computers. An ...
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Help with setting Winedt 9.1 version

I would like some help in Winedt setup. I use the Winedt 9.1 version and in the others programs like that (Tex center, tex studio), when I compile some file, the program open the pdf file in the page ...
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\endframe error when using \textrm in Beamer

I have been using Beamer to write a presentation and have found strange behaviour when using \textrm in the equation environment. I write the following: \begin{frame}{Individual Wealth Processes} We ...
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Table of contents causes compilation timeout

Writing my master's thesis and changed how I define the sections from \section*{\centering sectionname} \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{sectionname} to simply section{sectionname} This was done ...
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Locate the file generating a compilation error from terminal output

Consider the following files: test1.tex: \documentclass{article} \input{test2} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} test2.tex: \usepackage{badpak} In MikTeX with: pdflatex -interaction=...
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How to compile only an specific chapter if all chapters are in the same file?

On beamer we can use \includeonly{label_of_frame} or when we split in several .tex files we can use \include. So is there anything similar of \includeonly for reports with chapters? Obs.: All ...
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Compile error with \href ToC and \apacite

I would like to edit my document but I have a compile error somewhere between the \href and the apacite but can't locate it. I've tried blocking out code and taking out references, with varying ...
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Dynamically create document chapters based on directory tree

For creating document structure I usually use something like this: \section{1} Text for chapter 1 \section{2} Text for chapter 2 \subsection{2.1} Text for chapter 2.1 \subsubsection{2....
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TOC depth and issue with bookmarks

I am experiencing a trouble when compiling my PDF file. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and Texmaker (PDFLaTeX) to get the file. I have the following MWE : \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[left=2cm,...
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Texstudio won't compile any document any longer [on hold]

What could be the reason that Texstudio doesn't compile my documents anymore? All I get is the error Could not start the command: ***.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "main".tex with *** ...
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TeXstudio doesn't display errors on compilation but freezes!

I am using a class file provided by a journal to typeset a paper. With this class file, I can happily compile and produce my document in TeXstudio if there are no errors. However, if there are any ...
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Compilation problems

When I compile my document with XeLaTex, I obtain errors messages I never had before upgrading my texlive distribution from 2015 to 2016. On the first page of my document, I have the mention "scrplain"...
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compiling problem pdflatex -synctex=1

I formated my laptop so after reinstalling miktex and texmaker I can't compile my files, this error message shown up: this is the test file I compiled: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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Texstudio compiling time

I have been using TexStudio for the past month and very much enjoy the program. I recently ran a 20 page long manuscript with 7 diagrams and 4 tables. Till about a couple of hours ago it was working ...
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No counter defined error

When I try to compile in my laptop a (synced) tex file wich is perfectly compiling in my desktop computer I get the message: "! LaTeX Error: No counter 'd' defined." I reinstalled and updated MikTeX ...
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Not able to compile … Command not started

\documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \chapter{X} \include{X} \end{document} It's not compiling at all. Giving me an error saying - pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=...
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Latex compile suddenly turned into status that never ends

I was using latex it worked properly, now when again I wanted to build the text, compiling never ends. from the step that it compiled normally to now that it does not finish compiling, I did not make ...
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Error : could not start the command : pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode

I have Ubuntu 14.04 , and a Texmaker. Trying to to compile: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} s \end{document} if i compile this file, the following error appears: Error : could ...
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How can I compile my .tex file into a .pdf in terminal?

I am probably trying to do the simplest thing with LaTeX, that is compile my test.tex file that I made in TeXShop into a .pdf so that I can view it as a pdf. I am running OS X El Capitan, which I ...
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Texlipse preprocessor as in TeXnicCenter [duplicate]

Is it possible to define a preprocessor in Texlipse as it is possible in TeXnicCenter? Basically what I want is that before compiling, it should run the Windows sort program on a specific file.
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Unable to compile latex file [on hold]

%This is a LaTeX document \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \begin{document} abc {bf abc} \end{document} This is my latex file and I saved this as test.tex Now while I try to compile this file ...
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Lualatex starts compiling but never finishes

I am trying to compile a standalone document with a lot of PGFPlots/Tikz code, making figures for a report. I am compiling with LuaTeX using texstudio (version 2.11.0). The process starts, but nothing ...
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Creating no pdf file, compiler reports no error

I am using the following code but it will create no pdf file. My Compiler report me no errors but won't create a pdf file:-( If I comment the parbox it works, but I need the parbox. \documentclass{...
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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. I'...
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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} \usepackage[...
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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 bibliography....
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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.