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error:The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to function }

hi every body please help me i got this error: The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to function } how i can handle it?
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Unexplainable MetaPost Errors with drawarrow & math

I've run into some trouble with MetaPost's unhelpful errors, and cannot figure out why the snippet below kicks the following error: ! Extra tokens will be flushed. to be read again ...
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<Database entry “.”> error randomly appears and disappears

My document using BibTeX with the "jmb" bibliography style runs great usually. However, BibTeX started giving the error: Warning--I didn't find a database entry for "." Thinking I'd accidentally ...
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Removing Title in baposter class

I am making a poster with the baposter.cls class. The class is a bit weird, and the title is inputed in the following: {\sf\bf (Poster title)} I would like to remove the title and have the boxes ...
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trend line in pgf plot

I have been trying to fit a trend line using pgf plot for my data and unfortunately can't seem to hit the right spot with the code. I have looked in the manual for examples of linear regression and ...
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Undefined error when plotting from data

I have been trying to create a LaTeX plot for my own data. To get me started I have copied the code from this website (ShareLaTeX) into my TeX editor. All the graphs come out exactly like they look on ...
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\special commands result in Acrobat being unable to display PDF correctly

I'm currently using TeXworks 0.4.5 with Windows 7 SP1 and MikTeX 2.9 to compile a thesis template that was constructed by a colleague. (If you would like to see the template, click here). This ...
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I am getting $C$ instead of $\mathbb{C}$ in kile

I am using this header file while writing in kile, but I am getting $C$ instead of $\mathbb{C}$, could anyone tell me whether the below header file is sufficient for writing advanced mathematical ...
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Missing number treated as zero and illegal unit of measure

We get error Missing number treated as zero and illegal unit of measure if we write following code \centering \includegraphics[width=150mm,height=50mm]{forum.jpg} % forum.jpg: 1065x236 pixel, ...
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How to divide underline with ULEM package?

In some Chinese books, proper nouns were underlined uncontinuously. How to divide underline with ULEM package, as in the first pic? I changed the ulem package, and want to seperate some words, ...
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Is there really no better solution to “Overfull \hbox” than adding a line break?

I am going through a rather long book to resolve the Overfull \hbox problem. Here is an example: varies greatly from organization to organization, team to team, and manager to manager. Innovation ...
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Verbose-ibid Error:\bibhang already defined

I would like to use the following command line such that only the first citation on each page is provided in full, the rest reading `ibid' instead: ...
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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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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”)] [closed]

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 [closed]

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 ...