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How may I discard the following error (undefined control sequence)?

Please note that this error does not affect for I could always ignore it and proceed, BUT I cannot figure out what causes it to occur. Error occurs at the last line; \end{flalign} ...
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Code wont't work in my version of TeX

I have this code: \documentclass[seceq]{iis} %%\documentclass[seceq,review]{iis} \subjclass{Primary 62F12, Secondary 62F05.} %A mathematical paper should be accompanied by the Mathematics Subject ...
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Undefined control sequence for $ \left\{ f\in \mathbb{R} :f\neq 0\right\}$ [duplicate]

Undefined control sequence for $ \left\{ f\in \mathbb{R} :f\neq 0\right\}$ and for $\left\{ x\in \mathbb{R} :\neq -1\right\}$.
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Error missing $ [duplicate]

Hello I've been having a "Missing $ inserted" on my latex document and i'm not sure what to do. I've tried asking previously but wasn't able to fix it. I'm not sure at all what I'm doing wrong but i ...
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Command \newtheorem* not working [on hold]

In my document I can't use the command \newtheorem* because I get the error: *! LaTeX Error: Command \ * already defined.* By the way the command \newtheorem is working well, so I can't understand ...
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Bibliography style of LNCS - how to get it works?

I'm discovering the Lecture Note in Computer Science (LNCS) LATEX template, and I'm in trouble with their bibliography system. When reading their documentation and example, it appears that I only ...
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Error when compiling [on hold]

I added text to a .tex file that I have previously had no problems with. Now I'm getting this message when I try to compile or build & view I get the message Error: Could not start the command: ...
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Debugging help, something about an end note

I am getting this error [275 ] ! Argument of \@doanenote has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.726 {citation} ? This raises a number of questions: What is causing ...
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resolving an error in tikz library

I am using the following program written by Mark Wibrow: \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} %%%< \usepackage{verbatim} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} ...
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Trying to use \frac with ω

I am trying to post in our wordpress blog and reproduce some formulas from this paper: http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue69/Varoufakis69.pdf In page 5, when he talks about "Law 2" he says: ‘Law’ ...
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Problem with 'shrink'

I have a very basic problem. When I use shrink command I receive an error page as below. Here is my code % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> ...
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TeX. Problem with input stack size

When I try compile my TeX file, I get a error Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size = 5000]. What may be the cause of this? TeX file is from Lyx editor. I search for unclosed brackets, ...
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bflabel undefined

After updating LaTeX (MacTex) with Tex Live Utility the other day I've had trouble compiling using \bflabel: ! LaTeX Error: \bflabel undefined. The document I'm trying to compile is a modified ...
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Wrapfig in LyX causing error “You can't use a prefix with '\begingroup'”

I'm experiencing an annoying issue concerning a book inside LyX with multiple files (one per chapter) and the use of wrapfig. The file ch4.lyx contains wrapfigure floats. When processing this file ...
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Using \snoc as macro name inside mathpar

I'm able to define a macro called \snoc but unable to use it inside a mathpar environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathpartir} \newcommand{\snoc}{hi} \begin{document} \begin{mathpar} ...
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Bad \line or \vector when attempt to use `\layout`

When I attempt to use \layout with the MWE below I get: LaTeX Error: Bad \line or \vector argument. Commenting out \layout works fine and the file list is: article.cls 2007/10/19 v1.4h ...
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Error Asymptote when compilling file ?

I try install program Asymptote at My computer and i follow all instructions from this, when i am compile my file like this : \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Use this form to include EPS (latex) or ...
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Latex error while compiling

While compiling the tex file I am getting the following error message Missing number treated as zero. (to be read again) \hfil 1.69 \newpage
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Overfull \hbox and Underfull \hbox

These errors appear in sections that previously compiled without issue. So, they seem to trigger without any reason. In all my experience using tex, this has never happened. These errors are ...
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How to make listing program ConTeXt at LaTeX ?

I want make listing program Context at LaTeX, my MWE like this : \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \lstset { frame=single, framesep=\fboxsep, ...
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Error again, Simplesildes at Context after updated 2014.10.16?

I have a problem again with Simpleslides at ConText after updated modules. I have MWE like this : \usemodule[simpleslides] [style=BottomSquares] \setupTitle [ title={Title of the ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package inputenc!

I'm getting this problem and I can't find a fix for it. Tried searching but still couldn't find a solution. Here's how the file begins: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{llncs} ...
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error message [DocOpen(“%bm.pdf”)][FileOpen(“%bm.pdf”)] [on hold]

If I want to create a pdf-file, the following error message appears "[DocOpen("%bm.pdf")][FileOpen("%bm.pdf")] the command could not be executed" In this file I have only written a title and the ...
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Anybody ever encountered “arithmetic: number too big” when importing an image?

I'm trying to insert an image, which I've done probably a thousand times before, but I'm having issues with this one. The image is a jpg I just created in Paint - it's not excessively large or high ...
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“go to error” command sends me to an .fff file

After typesetting a LaTeX document and seeing an error notice in the console, why does "Go To Error" command sends me to an .fff file?
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undefined control sequence when i try to view in pdf

akerlof} The control sequence at the end of the top line of your error message was never \def'ed. If you have misspelled it (e.g., `\hobx'), type `I' and the correct spelling (e.g., `I\hbox'). ...
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Tikz graphdrawing library with tree layout throws error

When I compile the following snippet \documentclass[tikz,border=0pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.misc} \usegdlibrary{trees} ...
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Weird Error from \midrule

I am getting a weird error code: \expandafter \let \cmrsideswitch \@tempa \fi \fi? Strange error in my table The question above had the same code and it was liked to his use of \cmidrule. I am ...
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\usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} leads to error: Argument of \UTFviii@three@octets has an extra }

I have a problem with \usepackage[UTF8]{vietnam}. \documentclass[clock,fragile]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts, mathrsfs,bm,mathpazo} %\usepackage{amsfonts,fouriernc} ...
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\newcommand Error Either Way [closed]

I have two documents, both starting with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{Macros} \begin{document} where Macros is my own style file. There are no other packages or definitions in either of the ...
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MiKTeX installation permission error [on hold]

I'm trying to install MiKTeX but I'm getting an error with mfc100.dll permission denied: The operation could not be completed for the following reason: Permission denied: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX ...
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Strange error: Missing \begin{document}

Why does this: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{mathptmx} \DeclareMathSymbol{\coprod@}{\mathop}{largesymbols}{"60} \gdef\coprod{\DOTSB\coprod@\slimits@} \let\DOTSB\relax ...
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empty ’thebibliography' enviroment

I get this error and I really don't know how to handle it. I saw similar questions here and I've tried the solutions, but it didn't work. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,fleqn]{book} %{scrartcl} ...
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Missing $ inserted inside matrix

I'm getting "missing $ inserted" (along with a lot of other nearby errors, but that's the first one) on this snippet: $$ (\tilde A-\lambda)^m = \begin{blockarray}{(cccc)} ...
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document with string having ff and fi converting to null or empty characters

I have a small document with string starting with ff and fi and they are converting to null or empty characters.. Doing HTML looks good but when I convert to latex it shows empty characters. I'm on ...
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Script error in latex and appendix subsections

I have two queries; I need to put a 628 line script in Latex which contains special characters(!,_). For example, !M11 is M_theta (moment about meridian(2) axis) but this gives me ERROR: ...
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Error in latex compiling

Latex won't compile properly, here is the error and the actual file See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help. ... ...
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Errors when loading a package with AtEndPreamble hook

Consider the following (not so) MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \makeatletter % Load xpatch and ...
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What is wrong in these definitions in halt-mode

I run pdflatex -interaction nonstopmode -halt-on-error -file-line-error test.tex which notices some errors in my file of the line 75 /Users/masi/Dropbox/bin/test.tex:75: ==> Fatal error ...
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Problem with “\newlist” of the “enumitem” package

I don't know why this code generates an error. ! Package enumitem Error: Undefined label. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{mylist}{enumerate}{1} \begin{document} ...
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Why does BaKoMa sometimes keep working on LaTeX MS despite errors, and sometimes stop?

BaKoMa is my favorite WYSIWYG LaTeX editing software. Sometimes it keeps running despite errors in the .tex manuscript. Sometimes it quits---there is not "r" code. Why does it run sometimes and why ...
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Strange error with \mathbb in \xdef

Developing a complex piece of code, I got the following cryptic error: ./error@test.tex:5: Undefined control sequence. \GenericError ... ...
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always showing this error

From the beginning it was not working. I first checked the commands pannel in the configuration and corrected it but to no avail. I selected my file in the pdflatex in the commands panel but there was ...
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Package `fixltx2e` conflicts with `float` and cannot be resolved in Lyx

The latex package fixltx2e conflicts with float and prevents using the option H for floats. This can be solved in LaTeX if fixltx2e is loaded prior to float. However, this doesn't work in Lyx, and an ...
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“Could not start the command.” Error message Ubuntu TeXmaker

I've been having some technical issues with LaTeX lately. I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to make a LaTeX file. Here's my code: When I press the arrow to the left of "quick build" I get: ...
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Why is \item allowed in proof environments?

The other day I was typing up a proof containing a list and I accidentally wrote \item inside the proof environment (from the amsthm package) but outside of any list environment. To my surprise, LaTeX ...
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sn edges and nice empty nodes styles in forest lead to dividing by zero; what's going on?

The forest manual defines two styles: sn edges and nice empty nodes. They are defined as: sn edges/.style={for tree={parent anchor=south, child anchor=north}} and nice empty nodes/.style={for ...
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latex inserts the text resume= ,, in output document

I have a LaTeX file that was compiling without error but I have recently upgraded my system and now I am getting some unwanted text in the pdf output. When I open the pdf file the unwanted text ...
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Error when commenting out code

\begin{entrylist} \entry {entry1} {entry2} {entry3} % {\emph{entry4}} \end{entrylist} Deleting the line works however when commenting it out I get: ! Missing number, ...
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Lyx 2.x: Document Class Not Available - Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite PB 3

I'm running the latest Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta, and I ran into a problem installing MacTeX (2014) and LyX (2.1.2). Upon successful installation of both, LyX would launch with an error: "Document ...