{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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“Missing input file: 'mem110.clo'” on Travis CI build

I'm trying to build this repo with Travis CI, using latexmk and pdflatex. Works fine locally, but when it tries to compile on Travis, I get the following error message (entire log): ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Input file appearing more then once after compiling?

I am using the function given in this answer http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/7657/110509 (with a minor alteration of ls #1*.tex to ls #1*/*/*.tex #1*/*.tex so files in subdirectories also get included)....
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\begingroup\def trick vs. macro delimiters vs. conditionals

In this MWE, combining newtxtext and microtype leads to a compilation error (Extra \else). This particular example is inspired by the svjour3 document class, but I reduced it to the article class and ...
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Set correct path for BibTeX via Rubber

Setup I am using Rubber to compile my LaTeX document. In my root folder I have main.tex, mybib.bib (both coming from here) and Makefile. main.tex \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{cite} \...
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ps2pdf compilation not working with TeXstudio/El Capitan

I bought a new iMac this week, running El Capitan OSX 10.11.5. I downloaded the latest MacTeX package and the latest version TeXstudio 2.11, which upon first launch has a pop-up invite offering to ...
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why is sharelatex not compiling and giving this error?

"Sorry, your LaTeX code couldn't compile for some reason. Please check the errors below for details, or view the raw log."
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Why does adding {12pt} cause a compiler error? [closed]

\documentclass{12pt}{article} \title{Testing} \author{Bob } \date{July 2016} \begin{document} \maketitle \end{document} I am compiling using sharelatex.com, but I am getting a compiler error ...
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beamer only compiles once

I am making changes to a beamer file, it will compile once, but then not a second time. It gives all sorts of different errors each time. Ex. It says : I can't write on file '___.pdf' Ex. ...
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Easiest way to quickly include or exclude all images from Latex file [duplicate]

I have several images saved in pdf. However, due to the way they are generated, each are 800 Kb each. (The maximum size I worked with previously was 200Kb) Each figure is included in the file in the ...
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Complete bibtex breakdown

I use TexShop, the latest version. I created a new document and used all my usual settings, but when I tried to insert references, I got an error message. So I made a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]...
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Compile same content with different preambles

I've written notes for my students and I want to create different versions of them: a short one, to print, and a long one, to distribute them through internet. So for the same content, and I want to ...
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Texstudio compiling issues

I've downloaded Texstudio (after I downloaded Miktex and Texworks), and it won't compile anything. I tried all of the solutions given on similar questions posted and nothing helps. I always get the ...
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How to get Texmaker to place all files into a folder upon compile [duplicate]

Mac user here. I'm getting too many files whenever I compile a latex document, and so often each time a make a new file I have to make a folder with the same name to put all of the .pdf, .tex, .aux, ...
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TexMaker 4.5 version does not run Quick Build and gives error message

I have just downloaded and installed TeXmaker 4.5 version on my new laptop (Windows 10). When I try to run Quick Build (Key F1), I get the error message: "Could not start the command. pdflatex-...
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From `article` to `book` (in a modular document)

I am trying to compile a list of articles (in the sense that these texts are originally written and compiled using the article class) with the book class in a modular way. However, for reasons not ...
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Compilation probleme

Hi I am using TeXmaker and I got this error during compilation ! LaTeX Error: File ccmap.sty not found.
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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 [closed]

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 on TeXstudio 2.11 on OS X El Capitan and 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 ...
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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 [closed]

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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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 ...