{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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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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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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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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Texmaker: showing the same old pdf

I recently installed Mepis on my computer, so I had to install LiveTex, TeXmaker, etc. from scratch. Everything works fine in TeXmaker, except for the .pdf. Every time I compile and want to see the ....
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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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Customize vim-latex to write file prior to compilation

<leader>ll compiles the current file, but I'd like it to also write the current file before it does that. Personally, I don't understand why this is not default behavior. When would one ever ...
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Compiling small part of text

I'm using winedt for Latex. sometimes I'm only working on a section of my paper and want to recompile to PDF without going through the whole time-consuming compilation. Is there a way I can tell Latex ...
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Is there any way to get real-time compilation for LaTeX?

I would really love to have a software or tool which provided real time compilation of my LaTeX document (to be able to see the final pdf or dvi document as I type the latex code), especially for when ...
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LaTeX stopped compiling after insert table [closed]

I was writing my thesis and needed to insert a table in my document. Everything was fine, but when I inserted the table the LaTeX stopped compiling (actually, it hangs on forever in the message "...
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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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ShareLaTeX suddenly not compiling [closed]

For a project we are working simultaneously on a report in ShareLaTeX. Suddenly the code didnt compile anymore, while we only added some text. First time I got an error about some error in the .aux ...
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Post-commit service hook for GitHub repository containing LaTeX?

This question is related to Compiling documents online. I store my LaTeX documents in a git repository on GitHub. Is there a web service which offers a post-commit hook for GitHub which automatically ...
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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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LEd is not compiling

After 4 years I decided to take up again LEd, which I used for my bachelor thesis. It was alright until I decided to compile to see the PDF. The error was: 21-07-2015 08:27:48: START /b/c1/c"C:\...
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Partial compilation commands/environment?

In the interest of speeding up compilation times of large documents, I got interested in partial compilation. (I'm already aware of "pre-compiling" preamble format fmt files and intend to use that as ...
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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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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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Reproducible LaTeX builds - compile to a file which always hashes to the same value

I am interested in using LaTeX in a way such that when I compile twice, I get the very same resulting file. My test.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello, World! \end{document} ...
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LaTeX with Sublime Text 2

I recently (2 days back) started using LaTeX, I use Sublime Text 2 (ST2) for most of the programming. I found that ST2 has LaTeX package. So what I am doing is write the document with ST2 and run it ...
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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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Control the output of TexMaker

I am quite new in LaTeX and I am using TexMaker. How can I remove some of its output (such as .aux, .out, .synctex) and just see the .tex and .pdf files?
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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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Speed up compilation by (pre-)compiling chapters separately?

I am writing a long document with many chapters. They are all included from a root document using \input{chapterX.tex} etc. Compiling everything takes pretty long. As a workaround to make compilation ...
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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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Problem with last version of font awesome in moderncv

After updating fontawesome package I can't comile my moderncv-document. It works without \moderncvicons{awesome}. % !TeX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \...
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How do I close a busy synctex.gz file?

I tried to compile a file, and LaTeX didn't like something (I have no idea what). Now, when I try to compile, I am told that "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another ...
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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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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

%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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to customize Latexian to use other TeX engines or biber?

The Mac editor Latexian has built in methods for compiling using latex+dvips, pdflatex and xelatex. Furthermore, it assumes bibtex and makeindex to deal with bibliographies and indexes, respectively. ...
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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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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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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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Unclean .aux file causes “file ended while scanning use of \@newl@bel” error. Why is it not purged?

I am working on TeX Live 2013 with TeXShop (MacTex2013 distribution) Expected behavior is, that in the case an error occurs during compilation the .aux file is purged. Subsequent compilation must ...
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TeX Live not compiling from TeXnicCenter

Due to problems with psfragfig and MiKTeX I wanted to switch to TeX Live and TeXnicCenter instead (on Windows 8). However it does not compile even the smallest MWE in TeXnicCenter. I always get the ...
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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, ...