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Compiling error with \end{frame} in LaTeX beamer mode for poster

I'm having a problem compiling a LaTeX file for a poster (beamer), it keeps giving an error at \end{frame} Any help would be very much appreciated! end{column} % End of the third column ...
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Problem with includestandalone of a tikz graphics

From my post (Circuitikz: arrows on the path and changing directions of arrow with variable resistor), Gonzalo Medina helped correct a variable resistor. However, when I use include standalone in my ...
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Why is Biblatex not working and showing “Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item”

I have this LaTeX document thesis.tex: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[ backend=biber, babel=other ]{biblatex} ...
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No shape is known for just created foreach nodes

This can be similarly formulated to Why are just-created TikZ shapes "unknown"?; but its slightly different. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[% 12pt, journal, onecolumn, twoside, draftcls, ...
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Gantt chart is not drawn and give “! LaTeX Error: Environment gantt undefined.” [on hold]

I am writing a report for FYP in Ubuntu 13.10 in TexMaker, with document class and use different files use for chapters. I write the code below in the chapter1.tex for draw a gantt chart ...
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Debub .bbl for missing right brace

I have a long .bbl which is generating an error when compiling with LaTeX. The error message is ERROR: Paragraph ended before \name was complete. --- TeX said --- <to be read again> ...
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Problem with using TikZ pictures as subfigures

I tried to create a figure which consists of two subfigures, each of which is a TikZ picture. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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No pdf output in Auctex

I reinstall texlive but I auctex don't produce the pdf output. I tried texwork and its works fine. I'm on fedora 19 I'm asking a question following this one, Local font installation problems. I ...
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This elliptical-orbit diagram compiled fine with TikZ 2.10 but fails with TikZ 3.0. Why?

I borrowed some code on Kepler's 2nd Law from the linked post here on TeX answered by Tosco. I haven't compiled the document it is in awhile but needed today. When I did, I was told dimension too ...
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Error \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than > \pdfstartlink

When compiling this tex file in ShareLaTeX, I get the following error: Error in English1213/LaTeX_English_def.tex (line 96): pdfTeX error (ext4): \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level ...
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Lyx error: Could not find bind file: ertWarning

I use Lyx 2.0.2 under Linux and I've never hat problems. Since yesterday Lyx does not recognize short cuts. Every time when I try to configure Lyx using the Lyx gui (tools - new configuration) I get ...
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Biber error after MiKTeX update

After having updated Biber from 1.5 version to 1.8, while the build time, I'm getting errors on the \begin{document} of my latex code telling that File ended while scanning use of \field.. I've tried ...
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! File ended while scanning use of \@xs@testcase

my script produces this error: Runaway argument? \section *{Serumnatrium} \par \ib {Zweck}{ \el { * Wasserverteilung *\ETC. ! File ended while scanning use of \@xs@testcase. <inserted text> ...
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How can I remedy a 'TeX capacity exceeded, sorry' error?

I'm trying to write a report that contains many tikz figures (originating from Matlab, if that matters). When I compile my document, I get the following error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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“pdflatex: ! Core one to three” error [closed]

I used a javascriptprogram to generate a rather long .tex file (8500 lines), but whenever I try to compile it, it gives me an `pdflatex: ! Core one to three` error. The error doesn't seem to do ...
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TeXStudio: Any command is an “Undefined control sequence” [duplicate]

I'm trying to configure TeXStudio (using Windows) with MiKTeX. I configured the path to latex.exe and pdflatex.exe in Options\Commands and still I get errors compiling any .tex. Every command (like ...
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Beamer missing section causing Undefined control sequence error

I ran onto this error today, here is a minimum example: \documentclass[]{beamer} \begin{document} % \section{A section} \subsection{A subsection} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Cursed frame} This is ...
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What is the /tikz/center error that keeps popping up every time I compile my master tex file? How do I remove it? [closed]

I'm making a two-page TeX document that contains a few titles and figures. Here's the code to the document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,final,oneside]{report} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Error: “Dimension too large…” when plotting EXPONENTIALS with TikZ

Despite having read answers to 4-5 relate questions, I still can't get why my code does not compile. Here it is: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[paperheight=24cm, paperwidth=35cm, ...
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Problem with plain text

I would like to use something like this in my LaTeX document: P29_Ampl_1. After this I have got an error because I use _. I can solve it by insertign $ between the P29_Ampl_1 -> $P29_Ampl_1$. It cause ...
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Fatal error, "Can't write on file 'test.pdf'

I am not the most experienced latex user, so I hope I can describe the problem accurately. When I compile my tex document I get following message: ! I can't write on file `test.pdf'. Please type ...
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Error for nomenclature: Paragraph ended before \@@@nomenclature was complete

I am facing the same problem. I always get the the error: ! Paragraph ended before \@@@nomenclature was complete. I am using this nomenclature: \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{paralist} ...
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Error using split within an equation [duplicate]

I am getting multiple errors for using split within an equation. I use this command in a number of other places throughout my LaTeX document, but there is one case in which many errors are given ...
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inputenc errors caused by different LaTeX environments?

On my iMac, \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} get's me Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined. I don't get this error on my MacBook. Conversely, \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Error when installing TexLive from the internet. Unexpected EOF in archive

I'm a new user of Texlive, and I'm trying to download it from the internet using the first link provided by this page: https://www.tug.org/texlive/ When I get to the installation of the cm-super ...
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Latex, can't compile .bib file — “Emergency stop”

I can't compile even a very short .bib file: @article{Adams1994, author = {Adams, R. and Bischof, L.}, title = {Seeded Region Growing}, journal = {Ieee Transactions on Pattern Analysis and ...
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Error when using defs inside a macro to write a row in a table

For the following MWE \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\cmd}[5]{% \def\tA{#1}% \def\tB{#2}% \def\tC{#3}% \def\tD{#4}% \def\tE{#5}% \tA & \tB & \tC & \tD & \tE \\ } ...
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Error kile 3 beta on ubuntu 12.10

I've installed the new kile 3 beta (on ubuntu) but now it shows this problem: [Kile] Unknown tool preview-PDFLaTeX.. How can i fix it or downgrade kile from 3 beta to 2.1?
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Strange “Too many files” error with pdfTeX

That is the auto-pst-pdf message I get when I compile the MWE below with the pdfTeX engine. I have just (meaning, as of this post's date) reinstalled my entire MikTeX 2.9 system with a complete ...
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Texmaker can't find my bibtex file

First of al I'm working with texmaker So I made a bibliography.bib file and I've put in in the same folder as my .tex files (I've tried making a .bib file by hand and with BibDesk, but neither ...
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Latex error in my compilation

What's wrong with my code test ? I do this to \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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How to write a greek letter in a item list

I am trying to add the character "alpha" in the title of a list like this: \item \alpha value so that I see the bullet, a alpha letter and the word "value", all in the same row. Even though I ...
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MiKTeX missing error message

I used the command to suppress the screen output latex -quiet foo.tex --quiet is implemented in MiKTeX's executables and removes all the stuff from the output stream except for the errors. It ...
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Need help with multicolumn error

I am having difficulties with what I assume to be a simple issue. I'm in the process of learning LaTeX, and currently having STATA output most of my LaTeX code, which I then insert into TeXworks in ...
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Amsbook \part error

In my tex file I have \documentclass[11pt]{amsbook} \usepackage{amsmath,caption,fancyhdr,multirow,booktabs,lscape,pbox} \usepackage{amssymb,nomencl,todonotes,framed,booktabs,graphicx} ...
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Error in a math expression

I have a problem with this expression: $$n \geq \Bigg\lvert \bigcup_{l \leq |A_{i}| \leq 2l} |A_{i}| \Bigg\rvert \geq \sum_{i = 1}^{N_{l}}\Bigg\lvert A_{i} \Biggl \bigcup_{j =1}^{i-1} A_{j}\Biggr ...
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YAP: Permission denied after recompilation

Some time ago I installed MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXnicCenter 2.0 beta (64bit) and YAP 2.9.4206. Since then I've had a problem with recompiling. That is, if YAP is already running and displaying my ...
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siunitx table leading zeros

How to preserve the leading zeros of the errors in a table using siunitx' S column type. \documentclass[ngerman,english]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} ...
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“Undefined control sequence” on auto-generated tex files [closed]

I'm using ipython-notebook to convert my code to tex file and then to a pdf file, and an issue occurred when converting from the generated tex file to pdf (I've posted an issue here). The whole ...
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Weird output in tabular environment

I created a table and I didn't use \\ in the last line before the final \hline (which I know is wrong) and in the last cell with its contents was also a word "height". Where did that word come from? ...
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Package calc Error: '!' invalid at this point

I "inherited" a huge manual written in tex. I should now update some lines. Unfortunately I am not a tex expert and get the following error not nailed down: I get the Error Message: Package calc ...
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Harvard style biblatex commands already defined

I'm very new to this so I'm probably missing something obvious but I can't find the answer anywhere. I'm trying to use Harvard style citations and even the following won't work: ...
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scanning definition\LT@i error

(\\ksshome02\users02\mips\gianreto.kleger\wprg\Desktop\diplomarbeit\diplomarbei t.text\Diplomarbeit.aux) Runaway definition? -> ! File ended while scanning definition of \LT@i. <inserted ...
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Errors when running texmaker

I just downloaded texmaker, and when I try to "Quick Build" a template, I receive either of the following error messages: ! LaTeX Error: File `revtex4.cls' not found.Type X to quit or <RETURN> ...
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Problem with abbreviation of `\multirow` and `\multicolumn` (LaTeX)

I have had to typeset several block matrixes lately. So I thought of defining abbreviations of \multirow and \multicolumn so as to avoid having to remember the former needs {*} and the latter {r} and ...
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\begin{equation}: “Display math should end with $$” error?

I'm pretty new to LaTeX, completely new actually, and there is one thing I can't quite understand. I get the error "Display math should end with $$" when writing an equation like this: ...
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Drawing phase plane with mfpic4ode

I'm trying to draw a phase portrait with mfpic4ode and getting problems with it. I'm not sure it is installing properly. I tried installing it with MikTex package manager as admin and non-admin. When ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 bugs between xkeyval or dstroke

Please help a not installation expert. I just upgraded from MiKTeX 2.8 to MiKTeX 2.9 and I use TeXnicCenter 2.02. The compilation "hangs" whith the line "MiKTeX ...
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TexStudio cannot compile presentation [closed]

I have been using TexStudio for a long time with no problem in creating pdf files. But now I have to make a presentation with LaTeX and it does not compile. I tried every tutorial that appears when ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX \printbibliography causes “undefined control sequence” in the proceeding line

I'm using biblatex with biber as the backend to write my document. Without \printbibliography, all the citations work perfectly well, and appear in the document, so I assume that my bibliography.bib ...