{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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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 [closed]

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 compiling a ...
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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 [closed]

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, e....
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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 -synctex=...
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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} ... \newwatermark[allpages,color=red!50,angle=45,scale=3,xpos=...
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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 ...
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LaTeX for facebook [closed]

If this is off-topic let me know and I will delete, Is it possible to use LaTeX in facebook? I have tried this tutorial, but I did not find the extension in my chrome.
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Generate oneside and twoside version at the same time

Is there a possibility that with compiling my latex document all the time two PDFs are created (a oneside and twoside version). So in my case only the first line would be different for the two ...
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Gummi won't compile document after compiling bibliography, table error [closed]

I'm new to this whole LaTeX thing, and I'm having a problem that I can't even begin to understand. I've written a great big document with several tables and images, and previously everything worked ...
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Run pdflatex.exe from LuaLaTeX document

My document-combiner combine pdf-files via package pdfpages using command \includepdf. But before including, a source tex compiling by pdflatex.exe to produce the pdf. But now I have a little ...
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Error after installing animate and now unable to compile! Is there a way out?

Please can someone help? Two error messages ! LaTeX Error: Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands.See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.Type H return> for immediate help.... ...
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Compiling Documents Based on Keywords in a Longer Text

I'm a teacher and I use LaTeX for all my exams. I would like to create a database of exam questions and attach multiple keywords to each question. Then, I would like to be able to generate a ...
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How can I distinguish between error in code and bug in package? [closed]

I keep getting an error upon compilation, but cannot find an error, even with a tiny reproducible example (below). I am exporting from Emacs org-mode to LaTeX and then PDF, I am receiving the well ...
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Font shape not available with `newpx`

Have a document with newpx and use bold, small caps and large text (with MikTeX 2.9). \documentclass{article} \usepackage[largesc]{newpxtext} \begin{document} Normal \textbf{Bold textbf} {\bfseries ...
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mhchem ver.4 not working after update! Control sequence undefined

I updated MikTex 2.9 Monday, and now can't compile while loading 'mhchem'. I'm using pdflatex [Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit)] to compile the following: \documentclass{article} \...
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How can I test if a .tex file is portable?

Say that I have a .tex file that I want to send to another person who should be able to compile it. On my working machine the compilation requires many many custom packages (not included in CTAN) that ...
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\subimport and \includegraphics compatibility issue

I am trying to \subimport a content.tex document into a larger thesis.tex document. All works well with importing text and tikz files, but I am getting the following error when trying to import \...
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TeXstudio + Latexmk won't compile (with OS X): “Error: Could not start command: …”

UPDATE: John reported the bug in the TeXstudio forum, and they fixed it. The development version TeXstudio 2.10.9 (hg 5929:7315f2e5eed3) works, when you change the Latexmk command to "latexmk -pdf -...
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LaTeX file compiles on my machines, but not through the arXiv process

I have been trying to understand the error log given to me by arXiv when trying to process my LaTeX file, but I don't understand what is wrong. Here is the log: http://pastebin.com/6mxULcmC The ...
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Difficulties compiling document, possibly related to moredefs

I'm having a lot of problems compiling a TeX document. Its behaviour appears to be completely random. First it compiled fine. Then it would only compile if divided into chunks. Now it does not compile ...
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Error: “Could not start Default Compiler: XeLaTeX”

Yesterday TexStudio worked fine, but today when I try to compile any document I get a "Could not start Default Compiler: XeLaTeX" error. \documentclass[11pt][openany]{book} \begin{document} \begin{...
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\mathbb{} not working [duplicate]

I am using TeXMaker, and I am trying to implement the expectations operator using \mathbb{E}. This should work, and does indeed work on LyX where I double checked, but is not working (compilation is ...
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Pdf File mysteriously deleted!

While compiling my LaTeX document on TeXmaker, I kept on getting an error message. I realized that this was a result of the fact that I had the pdf file open simultaneously. However, when I closed the ...
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Background compilation with notifications

I've started running while : ; do latexmk -lualatex main; sleep 1; done in the background to have my document recompiled whenever one of its files is saved. That works fine, but it would be nice to ...
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Problem with compiling: ! LaTeX Error: File `./fig/Q_a_x' not found

The folder fig is in the same directory as the .tex file, and the figure Q_a_x.eps is inside the folder fig. This problem happens when I compile it using pdflatex in linux. Is there any way to solve ...
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Use animateinline inside tikzpicture

I am doing a beamer presentation with animated tikzpicture environments. In the MWE, the top figure consists of a plot which never changes and a point moving on it. Since the plot is long to compile, ...
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Moderncv template.tex is not compilable after MikTex and moderncv update

I wrote my CV using the \moderncv package just recently. All worked fine until I updated MikTex and the moderncv package (via the MikTex package manager). Now I use MikTex 2.9 and moderncv 2.0.0 on a ...
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Why isn't my LaTeX compiling to pdf?

I wrote a pretty basic LaTeX code to get myself familiar with LaTeX again as it's been a while since I used it. The code is simply: \documentclass[10pts]{article} \begin{document} \title{THE DELTA-...
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Error “! Missing delimiter (. inserted).” in the same line, even if I change the document order

The error in the line 196 in the next code, always appear, even if I change the order of my document structure. This doesn't let me compile peacefully, ¿Where is the error? This is my code \...
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TeXStudio not compiling .Rnw properly with “scholar” R package

I'm working on making my CV with LaTeX, but I'm having an issue with including some R code. I'm using knitr and have made a user command for TeXStudio as follows: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/...