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Integral symbol in Lyx yields errors

I get errors when trying to use the integral math symbol in Lyx document using the report class. I am usig LyX Version 2.1.3. Code and errors below: #LyX 2.1 created this file. For more info see ...
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Bug or feature of floats mechanism

If I type $\section{Second section}$ or \begin{enumerate} \item first bla bla \item second bla bla $\item last bla bla$ \end{enumerate} I get the error message ! Missing $ inserted... or ! LaTeX ...
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Unexpected latex error: Text line contains an invalid character

My latex started showing this error: Error | line 3|! Text line contains an invalid character. out of nowhere. Actually, it shows 100 of this errors, all in the same line. I started to investigate ...
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Change structure of itemize/enumerate

I have the following code, which runs and formats nicely. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{classicthesis} ...
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Undefined Control Sequence \institute

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm using a template provided by Springer. I'm running their default template known as author.tex and I'm provided an error message that says \institute is an undefined control ...
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why lualatex gives erorr “Too many open files” but pdflatex does not on same latex file?

Using TL 2015 on Linux. I have a latex file which includes graphics, all in pdf format. All the images are included using the call ...
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Accessing value in forloop

This code is not compiling and creates an error "Missing number, treated as zero". \newcounter{x} \forloop{x}{0}{\value{x} < 5}{ value is \value{x} \\ } How can the value of x be printed ...
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using framed within itemize or enumerate

I have the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{classicthesis} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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“Kernel_Property unknown”… The key property '.choice_code:n' [on hold]

I was just using some primary versions of MikTeX 2.9 and had below error within using both LuaLaTeX & XeLaTeX: `Enter file name: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9.5105>lualatex.exe ...
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Error when putting code for setting figure side by side

I'm new in LaTeX and trying to help my friend to fix her document. I use Texmaker 4.1.1. The LaTeX code of her document is as follows Main Document: (Main Document.tex) ...
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'undefined control sequence' in beamer [on hold]

Can you please check out the following code for me? \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} \mode<beamer>{% \usetheme{CambridgeUS} } \title{\textbf{MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC POISEUILLE FLOW OF ...
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Bibliography not compiling 10

Does anyone solve the following problem, finally? Beforehand thank you! Thesis_Final_ps_11142012a.blg This is BibTeX, Version 0.99c (TeX Live 2009/Debian) The top-level auxiliary file: ...
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latex.exe - system error. QtGui4.dll missing from your computer

For several years I have worked with WinEdt under Windows. I currently work with WinEdt 9.1 and MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 7 64bit. Having paused my job a few months ago, now I see that I can not ...
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Why am I getting “\dictumrule undefined.” or “Undefined control sequence. \dictumrule” error?

I realize this is a bit specific, but this is the only KOMA-Script command that has consistently produced an error, and it's driving me nuts because I can't find a solution anywhere (and I'm usually ...
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help in debugging [closed]

I was working on a table and wanted a line break within a cell. I used one of the answers in a post where it was suggested to use tabularx environment and then use \newline command. As soon as i ...
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Undefined control sequence using tcolorbox in TOC

I get an toc error when I use the tcolorbox for getting a grey background in the contentline of the Parts. Despite the error, the pdf is created correctly. Undefined control sequence. \contentsline ...
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(error) \tightlist (converting .md file into .pdf using pandoc)

I was converting 'lecture1.md' file I made via Rstudio into 'lecture1.pdf' using Pandoc at Mac Terminal. and I got this error message : ! Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \tightlist ...
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pdflatex entered extended mode

I am getting crazy with texmaker and texstudio. I am trying to compile a document and I cannot because it says pdfLaTeX entered extended mode. I did everything: I tried once with Texmaker, then with ...
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Error when compiling using tikzmath

I am trying to learn how to use Tikz and its library Tikzmath to make graphics. I am trying to practice by drawing a series of circles along a line. My code is as follows: ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \bb already defined

i am using \bb for writing bold letter 'b' using \newcommand{\bb}{\boldsymbol{b}} and its showing error given below ! LaTeX Error: Command \bb already defined.
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What in Heavens is this error complaining about? [closed]

Okay, I am quite frustrated with LateX to the point I had to curse at my computer which, obviously, has no ears no intelligence to understand where my frustration comes from. Anyway, it is now giving ...
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Xelatex doesn't find any font

I downloaded a .cls file from the internet, which contains a lot of templates for generating a fantasy-style document. Requirement for generating the document is XeLaTeX, other than pdfLaTeX which I ...
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Missing $ inserted as error message, but it's not that

I'm getting the error message "Missing $ inserted" even though everything is fine in my latex file. I copied all of my document into another template and it works. However, if I make a (whatever) ...
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Elusive bug when using mathalfa with amsart

I got a strange bug using the two aforementioned packages when I try to build the TOC. The bug happens only after I typeset twice with pdfLaTeX and forbids me to build the TOC. Here is my MWE: ...
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! Package amsmath Error: \begin{aligned} allowed only in math mode. Althought the display pdf is proper!

The display pdf is ok but i receive the following error message : ! Package amsmath Error: \begin{aligned} allowed only in math mode. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} ...
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I'm getting the error: missing $ inserted

This code is giving me the error mentioned in the title: P(Ci\mid X)\gg P (Cj\mid X), 1<=j<=m, j\neq i. P (Ci \mid X) && \textrm{ should be maximized}. The class Ci for which ...
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Latex report \usepackage{pdfpages} does not work

I am trying insert a PDF file as an appendix to a report. I am making it using Latex. I came across the command \usepackage{pdfpages} to do this, but it does not work. Here is how the latex file ...
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Abstract problem

Whenever I try to copy the abstract it gives me the following error: (Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:α not set up for use w ith LaTeX. See the inputenc package documentation for ...
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Hyperref causes error in auto-pst-pdf (used by chemstyle)

While waiting for useful tips to improve my other question, I'm facing another problem with chemstyle package: the MWE of my other question does work with the explicit [TMP1] optional argument passed ...
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pdfTeX error: cannot open Type 1 font file for reading

Environment OS: Mac OS X 10.10.4 TeX Live: 2015 Basic Editor: Sublime Text 3 w/ LaTeXTools Preamble of tex file \documentclass[12pt,MSc,twoside]{muthesis} % The tex template of University of ...
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Undefined control sequence in Latex using programming code

Problem: Getting the error message Undefined control sequence. (\end{document}..). This occurs when I include the following code that prints out formatted programming code. If I remove this code the ...
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can't figure out why this code won't compile

I can't figure out what is wrong with this code, it would be great if someone could help me out: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \begin{document} \def \Alt{\mathrm{Alt}} \begin{align*} ...
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Calculator package and Math Times Pro 2

When I try to use the calculator the mtpro2 package at the same time I get an error message. Recently I found out that this issue has something to do with the \SQRT command. ...
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missing $ error when creating a table

I am going to create a table using the following commands. I use the xepersian package. \begin{latin} \begin{table}[h!] \centering \begin{tabular}{|c c c|} \hline p & q & \varphi_q^p(x)\\ ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment DoxyRefList undefined. DoxyRefList

Im trying to generate pdf with doxygen. Already I have tex file generates, like "refman.tex". I can't compile with latex, or pdflatex. Here is the obtained error: *latex refman.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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LaTeX compilation error [duplicate]

Given below is the snippet of the code for a small sample and I am finding that there are errors during the compilation of the code. Not sure why it is happening. I am getting errors in line # 6. ...
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Algorithm environment problem

I am doing my master thesis and need to include an algorithm into my LaTeX code. I have been trying for hours now, but I still have several errors that always show up. It is my first time using the ...
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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 ...
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Formatting issue with includegraphics [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX and currently trying to write myself a report template that I can use for future work. Anyway, here is a MWE showing the error: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{article} ...
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! LaTeX Error: Unknown float option `d'

I have two tables in an article written by somebody else which compiles fine with TeXLive 2013, but after an upgrade to the 2015 version xelatex hangs at them. Pressing enter the file still compiles ...
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What does this error mean in TexMaker?

I am new with Texmaker and earlier only typed with overleaf. In my project as I tried to quick build it , Tex maker shows this error- {! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack ...
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Footnote in input file - missing number treated as zero

Let's say I have a document Foo.tex: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,titlepage]{article} %... %%Packages \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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proper display but error shows during compile

I havewritten the following code, the display is correct but the texmaker shows errors such us "missing $ inserted" and "display math should end with $$". \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} ...
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no compilation possible after upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

since upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04 the compilation of .tex-files in Kile does not work anymore. Everytime when I try to do 'PDFLatex' I get the following error: [PDFLaTeX] finished with ...
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Missing { inserted <to be read again>

I have looked through the code on the line specified time after time and I cannot for the life of me figure out what is wrong. "! Missing { inserted. <to be read again> ...
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Missing-\endcsname-error in a equation environment

My code won't compile properly: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \frac{d\phi}{dx} = \sqrt{\lambda}\bigg( -c_1sin\sqrt{\lambda}x + ...
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Error installing “vanilla” TexLive on Ubuntu 14.04

I've read all answers on "How to install "vanilla" Tex Live on Debian or Ubuntu?" and used scottkosty's script to do so. I'm getting an error at the end of installation process: install-tl-ubuntu: ...
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! Use of doesn't match its definition. l.10 Error

I was working on this thesis template which was compiling fine until I used a \verb command in my code. From then code is showing countless errors like the one given below:- ! Use of doesn't match ...
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undefined control sequence for integral [duplicate]

l.28 \oiint \phi \cdot \hat{nmath} dS, ? This is my error. I cannot figure out what is wrong. This equation is nested in a \begin{equation} \end{equation}, so that is why i do not ...
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compilation errors in powerdot. Can some one help? [duplicate]

\documentclass[mode=present,style=elcolors]{powerdot} \pdsetup{ lf=my first presentation, rf=for some conference, trans=wipe, theslide=\english{slide}, randomdots,dmaxdots=80 } \begin{document} ...