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Spanish language not working after update

I've recently updated my Lyx to the new 2.1 version. But when I try to compile my documents (in spanish language), I obtain the following "Undefined control sequence" error: \StartBabelCommands ...
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Copy-Paste error in LaTeX

When I try to copy some text from a Word page or pdf an paste it to LaTeX, I get the error below. Any idea how to fix this? PS: I am using LaTeX on a Mac While the text which I typed my self works ...
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Undefined control sequence error in using spy TikZ library

My minimal working example is as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{spy} ...
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File `graficx.sty' not found

I'm using LaTeX for a week now and I couldn't figure the problem is this error out, I have copied a CV template from internet and I made some changes, for sudden every time I make quick build in ...
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LaTeX is removing `fi` in words

I have this sentence in my LaTeX article : fraudulent financial. When complied it as pdf this is the output in my text: I'm using WinEdt and Miktex. Why I have this behavior? This is an IEEE ...
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'Undefined control sequence' error when typesetting table

The error is Undefined control sequence. Here is the code: \begin{table}[htb!!] \center \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Experiment} & Initial tip deflection ...
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UTF8 and BibTeX problems

I laid last hands on my project. I added some sources. But than everything just blew up. Hopefully you can help me! Here are the error(s): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:̈ not set up for ...
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bundledoc fails with subfolder paths (MiKTeX)

I would like to use bundledoc mainly in Windows with MiKTeX. However, I encounter a problem with subfolder paths that is annoying. I run the program as follows: bundledoc --config=miktex.cfg ...
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XML code is giving error [on hold]

\begin{CCSXML} 10002944.10011122.10002945 General and reference~Surveys and overviews 500 \end{CCSXML} \ccsdesc[500]{General and reference~Surveys and overviews}
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Problem using AMS package for TexMaker [on hold]

I am trying to figure out whether the AMS package is already installed or not. I tried running the AMS test file (ftp://ftp.ams.org/pub/tex/amslatex/math/testmath.tex) and it shows an error. (Error : ...
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dramatist can't make \act and \DramPer work

I'm new to the use of both LaTeX and dramatist, so I suppose I'm doing some very crude error here. I tried to get some example of dramatist code and copy paste, but I nevertheless have the problem. ...
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Unknown option `breakable' for package `tcolorbox'?

I am running TeXLive 2012 however when I run this... \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breakable]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{tcolorbox}[breakable, title=My breakable ...
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error: option clash for package xcolor

When trying to load I get the error message 'Option clash for package xcolor'. I have already understood that this is because other packages I loaded before also automatically load this package. All I ...
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Undefined Control Sequence l. 156 \NeedsTeXFormat [on hold]

I'm having trouble getting TeXworks to build. I downloaded what should be a working .cls file from my university, but can't get it to generate a pdf in texworks, even when I don't edit the file. This ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@argdef. \usepackage

I have this code \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm} \usepackage{tabu} ...
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Missing number treated as zero error

I have read several posts with a similar error, but cannot find where mine is. I have the following code to put in comments next to sequential inequalities in an alignat* environment. Unfortunately, ...
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PDFLaTeX Undefined control sequence documentclass ^^@

I've just started playing with texmaker today and I can't get a .tex file to compile, even for a simple helloworld file. Upon running the pdflatex command, I get a log file where the first error is: ...
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Why am I getting 'Undefined Control Space' error? [duplicate]

I've come across some issues whilst compiling. I am using TeXShop and everything was working just fine and then suddenly I got this block of code: Not sure what's wrong with it... :'( Any help ...
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Latex in R getting error after putting code

I am getting this error in R ...after putting code for latex document Undefined control sequence Overfull\hbox(7.71355pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 16--16 Code is below ...
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Error-Undefined control sequence

I occurred a problem recently, but, I donot know how to solve it? Error: Undefined control sequence. l.26 $$\eqalignno {P^{-1}&=P_{1}^{-1}+P_{2}^{-1}\cr ...
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Problems in recompiling different chaptersusing include

When I try to recompile my chapters (using include) in the main file, such as \include{Frontmatter/title} it shows this error: Can be used only in preamble. Note that my TEXT editor is TEXT MAKER. ...
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! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> error with makeglossaries

I'm getting these two errors after compile with makeglossary. If I compile my .tex file with PDFLatex->makeindex->PDFLatex runs without problem but if I change this command series to ...
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What would cause an error to only come up on one computer even when the files are identical?

I'm having an issue with the following code. The error is an undefined control sequence, the contents of the file does not matter on whether or not the error orcours. The error only exists on 1 ...
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error: could not start the command. lualatex -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I have just installed texmaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 64bit in my laptop. When I use pdflaTeX everything seems to be working fine, however when I try to switch to LuaLaTex I get the message shown in the ...
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Aligning an Expression - ! Missing } inserted

I am getting this error when I run this code. It all looks exactly like a different instance in which I was aligning stuff and had no problem: \begin{align} B \times B &= \lbrace ...
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Getting an error related to \prevdepth when using \caption on a figure with subfloats

I am writing a manuscript and I am using the subfloat package to include in a figure several figures, if I don't include a caption it compiles nicely, but when including the caption I get the error ! ...
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How to put \varinjlim in the section name?

Here is (almost) minimal example of the file, which gives the error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \section{Section name with varinjlim: ...
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Error invoking LaTeX from within WinEdt

this is my work environment...
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Why can the 7-line TeX file not be compiled? [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \newenvironment{Figure}[1]{\begin{figure}}{\caption{#1}\end{figure}} \begin{document} \begin{Figure}{This is a caption.} \end{Figure} \end{document} ...
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! Undefined control sequence. why

Noob here: first time using Latex and can't seem to write one line of code without getting ! Undefined control sequence. error. Here is the line it has a problem with: $$ \left \{ ...
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Having trouble on why this latex code is outputting gibberish. Can someone help me fix it please?

Having trouble finding why this isn't outputting correctly. $ \text{ Let there be a right triangle with angle A (not with measurement 90 deg) } \\ \text{ whose adjacent has measurement } 3 \text{ ...
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incomplete \ifodd , all text was ignored… error

shall you please help me to know why here I have got an error ? : \begin{document} \begin{equation}\label{3-6} \begin{aligned} \overline{\epsilon}_{ij} = \frac{1}{V} \int_V \epsilon}_{ij} dV\\ ...
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Simplest way to extract errors from log files

When running pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode I am looking for: Ways to detect whether there were errors solely based on the log files (assume we don't have access to the process exit code). ...
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What is the meaning for “Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option ”

I load the following packages: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, amscd} \usepackage[dvipdfm]{hyperref} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{eucal} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Getting some latex error

I am getting the following two errors due to a line (\ref{diffin}) with $\theta(0) =\theta_0$ in my .tex file Font OT1/cmr/m/n/3.5=cmr3 at 3.5 pt not loadable Metric(TFM) file not found. \scriptfont ...
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Natbib errors: find which entry is causing them

When one is pestered with the all too familiar error message ! Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, how does one find which entry is causing the problem? ...
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Strange endgroup errors and enumerate errors are everywhere

I am writing a document. Problem with equations After I tried to put two equations into the document, LaTeX started giving me a whole bunch of errors such as: \begin{document} ended by ...
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How to ignore undefined references (e.g. when temporarily commenting out whole chapters)?

I'm working on a fairly large document, and compilation times are somewhat annoying. My general workflow is to use: latexmk in continuous mode to compile the document (pdflatex), and rubber-info on ...
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Error: 'getmapdl' is not recognized as an internal or external command

I'm trying to get the map of Africa using this commands but Texnicenter (editor) keeps bring up this error after compiling. I have updated getmaps in MikTex manager but I continue to receive this ...
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“Log file not found” error for new files

I use Texmaker 4.1 under Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I have to reinstall all LaTeX distributions (LaTeX itself, TeXmaker, additional packages). There are no problems to compile a file that was previously ...
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Longtable not working

so I'm trying to create a longtable over several pages - however it doesn't produce it over two pages when it compiles. Can anyone help me out? Thanks in advance! \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Why can't I compile the simplest TeX file of only 6 lines?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[adobefonts]{ctex} \usepackage[os=win]{menukeys} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \end{document} The simplest TeX file above cannot be compiled with ...
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How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt?

I have a problem " How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt ? And my MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \luaexec{ tp=tex.print ...
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what's probably the error?

Can anyone help me with latex.. This is my main report I was entering reference for report and its giving me error in bibliography \documentclass[fleqn,12pt]{report} \bibliographystyle{ieeetran} ...
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Citation link not split for page break, again

I have stumbled over a rare case of the notorious \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink error on an up to date system (Ubuntu 14.10, hyperref 6.83m). It occurs if all of ...
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Wrap natbib macros \citep and \citet

How can I patch the natbib commands \citep, \citet and the like? I have tried xparse (MWE below), etoolbox (the \pretocmd and \apptocmd commands) and xpatch (the \xpretocmd and \xapptocmd commands) ...
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Trace problematic citation in BibLaTeX

I already found some entries concerning the same general problem (here, here, and here) but none of them helped me to solve my problem. I am compiling my literature list into a pdf using BibLaTeX ...
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pdfLatex error compiling [closed]

Hello I have the following error: "\documentclass[a4paper]{article}" % This file was converted to LaTeX by Writer2LaTeX ver. 1.2.1 % see http://writer2latex.sourceforge.net for more info ...
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An equivalent of -file-line-error for warnings

The -file-line-error command line flag for tex, latex, etc., is very effective. When you have a large project with plenty of files, the error message indicates very clearly not only the line number, ...
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Why does Lualatex crash after a recent update?

After updating packages of MiKTEX 2.9 lualatex stopped working. I execute this code: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[] at (0,0) {A}; ...