{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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TOC and Subfiles: which TOC pkg for unique TOC compilation with each subfile?

The Subfiles package makes compiling individual parts of a LaTex document convenient. The package works so that each subfile inherits the master preamble main.tex and the user is able to compile ...
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How do I get rid of this error while compiling my \latex document?

I'm using MikeTeX 2.9.5823 release, with WinEdit 2.91 as my front-end text editor, on a Windows XP Service Pack 2 computer. I'm using the amsart document class. I've inserted several numbered ...
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automatically inject code into preamble in cascading manner

Is there a standard way to automatically inject certain files into a LaTeX preamble? Naturally I could write some patch code for this but I thought I should check if there's some "preferred" way to ...
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Wildcard insertions in arara compile instructions

Using arara I would like to know whether wildcard instructions can be passed in the instructions. I would like to have a dynamic compile of my bu*.aux files when I use bibunits, because as I comment ...
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Compiling with lilypond-book

The lilypond environment requires that you compile with lilypond-book, which in my case is found in the directory D:\Program Files (x86)\LilyPond\usr\bin\lilypond-book.py. I've added this directory to ...
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Using TexStudio and TexLive — Error: Could not start command

I'm fairly new to LaTex, and I'm having some trouble getting it up and running on my computer. I just installed TeX Live and TeXstudio 2.10.4 on my computer (which is running Windows 8). In TeXstudio, ...
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Find main.tex file in parent folder when using latexmk

I have the following file structure for my document: document ├── acronym.tex ├── bibliography.bib ├── chapters │   ├── some-chapter.tex │   └── another-chapter.tex ├── figures │   ├── ...
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Cannot view pdf file after quick build

I installed MikeTex & Texmaker on a windows 7 machine. I didnot change the default settings in TexMaker. When I compile a .tex file using Quick Build, it doesnot show pdf file. I have to click ...
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Troubles with fonts when compiling [closed]

When I compile document through terminal I get an error: pdflatex file.tex ... ! Font T2A/cmr/m/n/12=larm1200 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not fo und. <to be read again> ...
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LaTeX in intelliJ

I have installed the idea-latex plug-in in my IntelliJ IDEA. I have created a LaTeX file (but I have found no way to create a LaTeX project!). Some highlighting features work but I cannot find how to ...
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LYX 2.1.4 and El Capitan: Error converting eps and PDF

I installed LyX 2.1.4. on a Mac with El Capitan. When I insert a pdf or eps figure, LyX displays an error in converting the file; accordingly I can't see the figure in the software. The output PDF ...
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How can I increase the number of columns (characters on each line) of Tex compilation log (text output)? [duplicate]

The question is similar, but the answer here is more general. The log output width is limited to 80 characters. For example, this output: ...
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Problem using \includeonly

I have a problem using the \includeonly command. I have a large document and I wanted to split it up into sections- each section would be in its own file and I would compile only the current chapter ...
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Latex Command to Compile another Latex File

I am making a cover letter, where I add a CV to that letter. I currently use the command \includepdf[pages={-}]{CV.pdf} Using the package pdfpages to include another pdf file. This imply that ...
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Including compiled PDFs in documentation built by l3build

I am building a project with l3build. There are some examples I want to present in the documentation, showing their source code, annotated with DocStrip, as well as including the output they produce ...
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Recognizing TiKz elements from compiled source

I want to create (yet another) editor for TiKz pictures. In my editor I associate to each TiKz package the possibility of creating "TiKzObjects", (e.g.) archs or nodes. From each TiKzObject I could ...
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error compiling in prosper

Where is the error here : \documentclass[pdf,capsules,slideColor,colorBG]{prosper} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz} \title{Espace de Sobolev ...
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LaTeX files compiling with Texmaker on Mac El Capitan impossible [duplicate]

I can't compile my Tex files, can't view them as pdf and even can't save them normally on Mac El Capitan. The error I get when I want to compile is: "/usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 ...
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file.DVI No such file or directory

I use MekTeT2.9.7521 and TexMaker 4.5 I created a LaTeX file and I compiled it many times, and it was run perfectly.After that I was opening the pdf file from the folder where the compilation files ...
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Long time for compilation of latex file

I am compiling a single chapter of my thesis using iiscthesis style file given here. http://etd.ncsi.iisc.ernet.in/instructions/templates.htm While including the \begin {figure} \end {figure} the ...
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Compile error Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again>

Please I have no idea what's wrong with the code I've been trying everything. ./main.aux:9: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \unhbox l.9 \newlabel{tab:Correlaci\IeC ...
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Compiling old latex files - is it possible to go back in time?

I am trying to compile LaTeX sources from 10 years ago. Surprisingly, it doesn't succeed. Assuming it once did, I believe the problem is with updated packages that now collide, etc. Is it possible ...
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Simple .tex file not compiling using terminal [closed]

I am using Mac and I am trying to compile a .tex file using the terminal (it should work the same way as in linux, as far as I know). However, I have been trying to include a picture to my code but ...
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how to compile Lualatex from terminal?

I am writing my phd thesis now, and all these while I have used texshop in mac os X (mavericks). I have compiled in Lualatex through texshop (or even texworks) and the file compiles fine, but I have a ...
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Compile multiple .tex files to one file

I am making a math formulary collection but the file is getting too big and too long! So i was wondering if it is possible to make a .tex for for multiplication and one .tex file for division. And ...
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pdfTeX error font ppl8r not found

I am receiving the following error message from pdfTeX: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file pplr8r): Font pplr8r at 600 not found ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced! when I ...
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C style compilation of tex document

Would it be possible to implement a C style compilation model for tex documents? That is latex -S file_1.tex file_2.tex file_3.tex #produce some kind of object files with "Undefined references" ...
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Suddenly TexShop won't compile anything. What to do?

I use TexShop in a Mac computer. Suddenly (after I transferred some file I compile with another program in another computer) TexShop won't compile anything. I include the picture with its message. ...
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Gummi: Error compiling bibliography file; where's the log? [closed]

I'm using bibliography with Gummi, and when I git "Detect" in the "Bibliography" menu it works and shows all my references. However when I hit "Compile" I get "Error compiling bibliography file," ...
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Why do we need to compile twice to see the changes in table of contents? [duplicate]

I'm using Texmaker 4.4.1 as an editor and MiKTeX 2.9 as a compiler. When ever I create table of contents (\tableofcontents), table of figures (\tableoffigures) and table of tables (\tableoftables); I ...
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How to get bibtex to work after El Capitan update [duplicate]

After the El Capitan update I had to go through my preferences and change the path files for LaTeX to compile but my references are still not working. Trying to compile gives the following warning: ...
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How to Compile with Embedded Font in Latex and Preserve Figures?

Using kile in linux platform and IEEE Transaction document type. I need to include some figures from matlab eps format, with complicated formattings inside the figures. So I am using a command like ...
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Texstudio stopped being able to build the pdf files

I worked on my Macbook Air for sometime using Texstudio when suddenly it can no longer build the PDF files and I am uncertain why, I have tried updating, I have tried looking around and quite frankly ...
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Compilation Emergency Error due to preamble (ShareLatex)

I'm fairly new to Sharelatex but I've made a fourth semester project in it before but this time the preamble seems to not be working at all even though I copied the exact sources from my fourth ...
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Texworks is not compiling!

I've installed the MikTeX and Texworks in a new computer, but when I run my project here it doesn't work... The error message that I got is the following: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" ...
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TeXstudio slow compilation

Using command: Process started: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Skripsie".tex Compilation in TeXstudio takes very long (3-5 minutes). The document is only 12 pages long ...
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Compilation of main document, if subdocuments are compiled

I have a main latex document, and many other files included with \input{...}, e.g. by chapter. Often, I just work on a subfile and my idea is now, that I want to compile the main document if I start ...
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When and why should I use % !Mode:: “TeX:UTF-8” directive?

I often see the following lines are included at the beginning of the tex files: % !TEX TS-program = xelatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !Mode:: "TeX:UTF-8" Directives started with % !TEX are ...
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generate PDF from command line does not insert references

I'm trying to make a function that compiles my latex documents from the command line. My problem is that the references never show up on the first run so I usually end up running this function ...
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compiling book template 3 times!

I found the The Legrand Orange Book but it needs to be compiled 3 times in order to see the final output. Is there a way to get around this?
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How to add more sty and cls locally?

Please be warned, despite this sounding very similar to Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files? it is a different problem. I need to generate PDF as ...
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Will arara be able to handle this non-linear compile sequence?

I have been reading and playing arara now since the summer and I LOVE IT!!!! Prior to arara I used batch and script files that were operating system specific. Thank you arara for removing this ...
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Problem with Thesis Template

I'm starting to write my PhD thesis and I want to use this template by Lorenzo Pantieri: http://www.lorenzopantieri.net/LaTeX_files/TesiModerna.zip So I downloaded the file and I opened it on ...
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XeLaTeX --shell-escape loses operating system commands output

A serious problem has been nagging me since I installed TeX Live 2015 in my computer with Xubuntu 15.04. It all started with this question. From time to time, whenever I use XeLaTeX to typeset ...
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What type of plain text should the latex code be?

I know that one writes the LaTeX code in a text editor as plain text. One then saves this file as a .tex file ad compiles using latex (or pdflatex, or ...). From what I understand, there are ...
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One source, multiple outputs

I built a CV using the kjh-vita LaTeX template (based on memoir and the template's custom stylings). I use(d) extensively end-notes via the enotez package. Then, I derive(d) a short version without ...
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Custom compiling order in miktex

I'm writing my master thesis and to get all refrences I need to run the order: PdfLaTeX Bibtex Makeindex PdfLaTeX PdfLaTeX (view pdf) I'm using miktex 2.9 (64bit) on windows ...
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Compilation Process: Flow Chart

I am searching for a flow chart of the compilation process for LuaLaTeX (or pdfLaTeX). The chart should include packages like hyperref, varioref, etc. that use additional calls of lualatex.exe. ...
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Reconfiguring TexStudio after upgrade to OS X El Capitan

Texstudio doesn't work for me anymore after updating to Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. I have the latest version of TexStudio installed (2.10.2). As pointed out by Herbert Schulz, this is due to a change ...
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Can glossaries provide warnings when a glossary entry is used but not included in the glossary?

glossaries supports cross-referenced entries. In particular, if I use one glossary entry in another and only include the second explicitly in my document, glossaries can still figure out that it ...