{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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Problem getting expression of formula to compile

I am trying to write a line of a formula as follows: {\emph{P}($\emph{c}\mid\emph{d}$) =} \emph{P}(\emph{c})\prod \textsubscript{\emph{w}\in$\emph{d}}\emph{P}($\emph{w}\mid\emph{c}$) ...
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What options to use with pdflatex and when

Reading this question arara: show warnings only in the last compilation step made me realize that I can probably save some compile time by changing the options I use with pdflatex. For a "typical" ...
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How to compile \nomencl in order to have a list of abbreviation?

I am quite new in LaTeX and I am using it to write my master thesis. Everything works quite fine until I wanted to make a list of abbreviations. I read most I could, including the nomencl package ...
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Content in TOC not printed during first compilation: due to Subfiles package?

I am writing a report consisting of 3 separate files, each include a self-contained mathematical text. I work with the subfiles package. I have created three chapters in 3 separate files and included ...
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Installed LyX and now TeXMaker won't compile

I have been using LaTeX for a while with no problems. I tend to just copy and paste the preamble from past reports into new ones, and that usually works fine (as you'd expect). However, I have a new ...
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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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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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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 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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WriteLatex utf-8 ģ symbol problem

I need to use ģ symbol in my presentation. This symbol has 0123 utf-8 code. But when I am typing it in writeLatex it compiles with error: Package ucs Error: Unknown Unicode character 291 = U+0123, ...
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LaTexTools stops compiling in Sublime Text

I have been using LaTexTools for a while, and it works fine. After installing the public beta of Yosemite, Sublime Text + LatexTools stops working: the build command brings up output window showing NO ...
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Compilation 'pauses' and expects input, but there is no error message

When I try to compile the MWE below with xelatex, I get the following: *geometry* detected driver: pdftex ) * The * seems to be a prompt: pressing ENTER gives * (Please type a command or say ...
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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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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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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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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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TeXnicCenter custom build

Is there a possibility to setup custom build for TeXnicCenter? Now all compilation is done using custom make/build cmd bat, however it would be much more convenient to have all this in TeXnicCenter.
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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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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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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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Hyperref links in bibliography do not work

I added the hyperref package and got some errors. Thus I deleted the auxiliary files and compiled again. This time there were no errors, and the links work except in the cites (bibliography), where I ...
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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 [on hold]

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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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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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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How do LaTeX macros interact with the TeX engine?

From wiki on LaTeX the basic requirement is to have a TeX compiler (which is used to generate output files from source), fonts, and the LaTeX macro set. Assuming I have a TeX engine and I ...
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Where can I find a list of the LaTeX command line options?

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows, and am working with TeXnicCenter. I can see in the build profiles that LaTeX can take command-line options, for instance: --src -interaction=nonstopmode Try as I ...
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How LaTeX compiler is written

Looking for some introductory materials on LaTeX compiler. I would like to know more about how a LaTeX compiler is built
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Static analysis of LaTeX documents?

For programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java and so on there always exist some kind of static analysers, tools that check the sourcecode for unreachable code, unused variables, memory leaks and ...
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Environment \pspicture only works with single slide in beamer?

I'm trying to use pstricks in beamer, and need to compile it with pdflatex. Weirdly, the code works when I have a single frame (see MWE below) but as soon as I add a second frame (i.e. uncomment line ...
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Diagram / Infographic of TeX & friends?

So, I recently delved into LaTeX for a project at work. But I’m come from the XML+XSL world, and some of LaTeX’s design is kind of difficult for me to grok. (I’m not interested in debating the ...
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Is there any way to generate custom errors/warnings in LaTeX?

I want something like \ifmmode\else\GenerateWarning{The command \backslash uzuka is supported only in math mode.}\fi, which is supposed to generate a warning "The command \uzuka is supported only in ...
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Best way to compile a LaTeX project

Quite long time ago I was extensively using LaTeX with a Makefile that I have found on internet. This allowed me to automatically build/rebuild my project as many time as it was needed to get ...
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Make two PDF's from one Latex file where one is in a different directory

so I have been trying to learn how to compile multiple files into a single pdf using Latex. I am working on Windows 10, with TexMaker. I have the organized in the following manner: Dropbox ...
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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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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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texstudio shows no errors

so when I hit the compile button or even build&view, texstudio will only display the pdf if there are no errors. It will not however, tell me where the errors are, let alone what they are. ...
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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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How to Save the Changes of File

I am using MikTeX and TeXnicCenter. This is intended to save the file changes. How to compile the LaTeX files, for example file.tex, to be indexed pdf files. For the first time will be compiled ...
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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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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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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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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," ...