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Change temporary or locally error behaviour suppress undefined errors

I googled about this problem with no result yet. You might discourage this, but is there a way to suppress errors? This is an example how it should work. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Impossible to save LaTeX file in Texmaker on Windows

Yesterday, I downloaded the latest version of MiKTeX and Texmaker and started using XeLaTeX. Today, I am no longer able to compile or save any .tex file. When I try to do so, a message pops up: “The ...
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Misplaced noalign when using rowcolor

I am trying to create a table with colored rows and colored hrules between the rows, but I am getting a "Misplaced \noalign. \rowcolor" error. The following example reproduces this problem: ...
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tcolorbox with fancy text

Driven from Let's get fancy: Text like tag? , I wrote this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \definecolor{mycolor}{rgb}{0.122, 0.435, 0.698} ...
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General error caused by accent or apostrophe?

I wrote the thesis in Microsoft Word and now I want do the same on LaTeX. I'm using TeXStudio. I already wrote the introduction without problem and now I was going to write the first chapter but when ...
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Texshop does not produce PDF files from Eps files

My Texshop works properly in compiling my tex file, until I add a new eps file to my tex file. Then I receive the following error: Error: Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input: gs -q -dSAFER - ...
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After MiKTeX update when using LuaLaTeX: Package pgf Error: Driver file ``pgfsys-luatex.def'' not found

I just updated my MiKTeX instance to the latest packages and am using the LuaLaTeX compiler. Whenever a document relies on pgf I get the following error: ! Package pgf Error: Driver file ...
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Paragraph ended before \T@ref was complete Error [on hold]

I am having troubles with the Paragraph ended before \T@ref was complete error. Texmaker throws it on the hyphenation line and I don't unterstand why. I googled and found out, that the error may ...
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tikz text width causes error

What am i doing wrong to have this error in my thesis report ? ./Chapter1.tex:666: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/width', to which you passed '12cm', and I am going to ignore ...
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How can I remove rectangular brackets around definition optional title?

I am fairly new to latex, so i am using a "base" i got, to write my thesis in. At the beginning of the tex file, the following lines are placed, to define theorems and definitons: ...
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Unable to generate PDF by using MikTeX/Doxygen

I have basic-miktex-2.9.5872-x64 installed in my system. I use Doxygen to generate online help files. By using Miktex, I want to generate .pdf files from the online help files. But I get the ...
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isolate source of error

What is the best way to find the source of error Paragraph ended before \underline was complete.? As far as I know this could be any missing parentheses whatsoever. I got several files for text that I ...
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Problems compiling outside of sharelatex

My tex file compiles in sharelatex, with a few minor errors, but it works. The problem is that when I try to download the project file and compile it in texmaker it has a huge list of errors. These ...
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Runaway argument at \begin{document}

I got this error, probably because I inserted a wrong table. Now I removed the table, but the error remains. I read something about removing the aux. file, but I don't even see this file. And there ...
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Why does my document 'error' when using '%' [duplicate]

I am designing gamecards in LaTeX Everything is going pretty ok so far but when i try to insert the %-sign for a question about percentages my file keeps giving errors. I tried putting the ...
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soul package \hl with \cite gives error: “@citex has an extra }”

The following MWE gives me an error. This should work, shouldn't it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color,soul} \begin{document} \hl{A statement \cite{hong_groups_2004}} \end{document} Here's ...
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TeX-based solution to Google Drive sync problems

When files are stored locally in Google Drive, and sync is turned on, problems can occur when compiling a TeX file. For example, using Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 10 to build Thesis.tex, I get ...
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Recover unsaved Texmaker file following blue screen

So I decided to do some work while walking around the city today and copied part of my thesis into a blank .tex file. I ended up getting a fair amount of work done over the course of the day, however ...
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Error message using pdflatex on “R's Multiple Sequence Alignment” Package

I am new to using R-studio and the Multiple Sequence Alignment package. I am trying to generate a PDF of the outputs from an alignment result, but I keep getting an error message. I am inputting ...
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Sharelatex: Recompile seems to be using a cached version

To fix compile errors, I'm changing the source file and clicking 'Recompile'. It goes away for a second or two and then shows the same error, regardless of fixes. Since the error shows the filename ...
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Package bbold not working

I've been trying to use the bbold package for the indicator function but I get the following error: Process started This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (C: ...
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Lyx can no longer find images

I have update a number of images in lyx and changed the contents of images but not their path. I import images as follows: \begin{figure} ...
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I don't really know what's wrong.. can someone please help me!

I just started to use texmaker, so i don't know a lot of things aboit it. when i try to copile the errors in the image apeared and i don't know how to fix
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babel: “No hyphenation patterns were loaded for the language 'Portuguese'”

I put in the preamble of my document: \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} When I compile as a PDF, I receive the output: "No hyphenation patterns were loaded for(babel) the ...
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Tex capacity exceeded compiling only 50 lines latex file (pdftex), seg. fault (lualatex)

This is one of the strangest things I've seen in Latex (and I have seen many strange things). 50 lines of code, almost all of it is verbatim. Any small change to the verbatim can cause the error to ...
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Programmatic Table Building Error

I am trying to build a variable size table programmatically. All the logic works separate from the table commands, and the table commands work separate from the programmatic logic, but somehow when I ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char - {U+2010)

I am encountering the following error and have no idea where to find the solution; Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ‐ (U+2010) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. See the ...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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\iftrue in \let “swallowing” the following \fi

I already searched for comparable questions, but found none with this problem. I have the following LaTeX formatting section to define inline and multiline comments that can be "in-commented" at one ...
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Errors when attempting to run template from College Mathematics Journal

I am relatively new to LaTeX. I downloaded a LaTeX template from the magazine College Mathematics Journal, and when running it I get a string of messages: ! Package pdftex.def Error: File ...
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pdflatex on linux gives error, pdflatex on windows no error. You can't use `\spacefactor' in math mode

Could someone please explain why this file compiles OK on MikTex on windows with no error, but on Linux with TexLive 2015 it gives an error? \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Text Column Overfill (Non-Tabular)

I am working on a 2 column article and am getting warnings that some of my sections are "Overfilled" in specific places. In the preview I see some words spill over into the margins. This spill-over is ...
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\newcommand ! Undefined control sequence

I try to make a new command for quotation (know there're better way to do it, but I just want to know, why it's not working for me that way). In my preamble I wrote: \newcommand{\q}[1]{$\glqq$ #1 ...
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Error compiling pfdLatex Document on ubuntu 14.01.1 while using the IEEEtran.cls

Am using IEEEtran.cls in my document but every time i try to compile i get the following error message kpathsea: Running mktexmf ptmr7t ! I can't find file `ptmr7t'. <*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; ...
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Troubleshooting for biber

I'm trying to switch from BibTeX to biber and ran into the problem that biber does not produce any output file. I noticed several questions about problems with biber e.g., Biblatex/biber does not ...
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How to make Biber also print the debug information in the log file?

I've switched from BibTeX to Biber and I was struggling with some errors. During those problems (see biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong? and biber: Caught ...
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Theorem Numbering problem - Lettered subsections

I am trying to write theorems that will number based on section and subsection. I know this is the default when you enter, for example: \newtheorem{defn}{Definition}[subsection] but when I do ...
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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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Siunitx error: “Runaway argument? Paragraph ended before \SI was complete”

Do siunitx macros need special characters after them? The below code throws a 'runaway argument' error. But if I add a ; after [\$] the code complies. And if I add a ., the code compiles, but the . ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX

This is with ref to my previous question Package clash in multilingual report. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Problem with bibliography Missing $ inserted

What should I do to solve this error? Thank you in advance
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TeXstudio (2.9.4): Doesn't stop rerunning for references and citations

I am using TeXstudio 2.9.4 as my LaTex editor. Most of time I just re-compile (using F6) but once every while I re-built (using F1) the whole project. This was working until now. Whereas compiling ...
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Unclean .aux file causes “file ended while scanning use of \@newl@bel” error. Why is it not purged?

I am working on TeX Live 2013 with TeXShop (MacTex2013 distribution) Expected behavior is, that in the case an error occurs during compilation the .aux file is purged. Subsequent compilation must ...
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TeX Root incorrect, MiKTeX209-core.dll no entry, amstex.exe quarantined by Norton 360

I have a desktop computer in my office with Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) SP 1, and my private laptop with Windows Home (64 bit) SP 1. MikTeX 2.9 full 64 bit version is installed on both of them, ...
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Error: extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr

I am using the ACM SIG template and trying to create a table of 4 columns. I get the error mentioned in the title of the question. I know the standard reasons why this error can occur. But my ...
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bad mathchar (32768) error message in my regression table made with estatb in stata

I have imported a regression table made with esttab in stata in my LaTeX document using the packages booktabs and threeparttablex. To do so I follow the steps indicated in the post Regression tables ...
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Undefined control sequence \pgfmath@ in \node with text height or text depth

The below file gives this error when compiled with pdflatex (from TeX Live 2015). How do I fix it, and what have I done wrong? Error \pgfmath@dimen@ ...men@@ #1=0.0pt\relax \pgfmath@ l.27 ...
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Adding Matlab plots to a template Book with no errors?

I am working with a template available online i.e. https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/thesis/phd-mphil-thesis-of-university-of-cambridge I am trying to add Matlab figures using tikz. Before, doing ...
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Missing \begin{document} [duplicate]

I get the Missing \begin{document} error, with the document compiling with an extra page in the beginning. I have looked up as many as possible similar questions and it seems like the answer is ...
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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 ...