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TeXmaker not compiling on OSx El Capitan (error: log file not found)

When I try to compile pdfLaTeX on TeXmaker, it doesn't seem to be working. It used to work on Yosemite before I updated the operating system to OSx El Capitan. I have changed all the /usr/texbin ...
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A macro that processes and hides text?

I'm writing a solutions manual for a text. Some of the solutions are only supposed to be visible to the instructor, so I've written a macro \newcommand{\instructor}[1]{} which hides its argument. ...
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Undefined control sequence \Elsif

The below code is giving me the error: "Undefined control sequence.l.36 \Elsif {$ -3 <=$ polarity of $car_dictionary[fd] < -2 $}:" in multiple else if case in latex. Please help me ...
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transparent package not working in LaTeX

I've been working on a document which involves the transparent package. It compiles fine with pdfLaTeX, but when I try bare LaTeX (I want to get a DVI file) it generates an Undefined control sequence ...
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\includegraphics from tikzscale spitting out garbled paths

I want to include an external tikz-file scaled to size with tikzscale via its version of \includegraphics. However, on top of the picture a lot of garbled paths appear: It looks like \...
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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, 10.1007/978-0-387-68772-...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX

I am using BibTex for referencing and when I added a new reference I got the following error message: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX., which seems to occur ...
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not showing define colour

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{array, xcolor,graphicx} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{\bfseries\textbf\textit\underline{Anum Naeem Nagra}} \author{anaumnagra@...
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babel/plain.def : ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \@yargdef

I tried to generate plain TeX cyrillic format files using makefmts.sh script from cyrplain package, here is the content of this script: #!/bin/sh tex -ini -fmt=cyrtex -progname=tex cyrtex.ini tex -...
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Latex can't find tabularx even though it's installed [closed]

Description of Problem When I use latexmk to compile a project to PDF I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tablularx.sty' not found. I am then prompted to "Enter file name". If I then ...
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Error when using SciTE

I get the following error when trying to compile a file using SciTE for ConTeXt: mtxrun | kpse fallback with progname 'context' initialized in 0.381 seconds>Exit code: 1 I followed all ...
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MiKTeX installation error “Too many open files”

I tried to install MiKTeX 2.9. Some information: OS: Windows 7, Intel i7, 8 GB RAM. MiKTeX install file: setup-2.9.5987.exe Install from: local repository (downloaded first), full install. ...
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“! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ \printbibliography[heading=bibintoc]” error

this is my main.tex . I am getting crazy finding where the problem is. Till a couple of hours ago everything was working well because I was putting my hands only on the "Chapter1.tex", included in ...
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\usepackage{graphicx} Error: ! Paragraph ended before \Gin@ii was complete [duplicate]

I am very new to LateX and am having a hard time inserting a figure. The line pointed out with the error is that which uses \includegraphics \begin{figure}[!htbp] \label{fig:Base Model} \...
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Why am I getting the format of the image as caption? [duplicate]

I wrote the following code \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{Law 2.png} \end{center} The name of the image is Law 2 and its format is png. I cannot get rid of the 2.png which keeps ...
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Texstudio external viewer Error: Could not start the command: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe/Reader 11.0/Reader/AcroRd32.exe”

Today just update with TeXstudio 2.11.0 and new Adobe "Acrobat reader DC" AcroRd32. Don't know why now my Texstudio external viewer failed. Shown: Error: Could not start the command: "C:\Program Files ...
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File ended while scanning use of \frac [2] [closed]

The equation I'm trying to write is as follows: The Latex Code I've written is: $\text{I.F.}= \frac{1}{Mk+Nt}= \frac{1}{k \sqrt{t^2+k^2}+kt-kt}= \frac{1}{k\sqrt{t^2+k^2}}$ I keep getting the ...
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Can't compile with BibTeX

I'm creating a document in LaTeX with the bibliography in a separated BibTeX file. When I compile the document without any reference to the bibliography it runs correctly, but when I add references ...
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After using bibtex & biber begin document becomes undefined

After putting biblatex into my document und running biber I tried to create a PDF but I get the following error message: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> ... docsvlist \expandafter{\bbl@...
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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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Error while compiling XeLaTeX document

Have been trying to compile a XeLaTeX document, and have been getting the following error: ! Package ucharcat Error: \Ucharcat is defined in xetex releases from 2015 only The odd thing is that I ...
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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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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 /b/c1/c"C:\...
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'Missing }' with phonrule package [closed]

My first time messing around with the phonrule package, but I kept getting the same error in my larger, more complicated document to I recreated the diagram in this super-simple document - compiled ...
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Missing $ inserted in tabular equation environment

Been trying to this lines, but getting the error of Missing $ inserted , \begin{equation} \left \{ \begin{tabular}{ccc} R_{e_1,...,e_k} & when T_{e_1,...,e_k} > 0 & and BEL(R_{e_1,...,e_k}...
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Equations not working in beamer

I'm trying to include equations into my beamer presentation, however every time i do it says that it has exited with errors. I have tried using \begin{equation} and \end{equation} and have also ...
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MikTeX Update wizard not working

I am facing problem to update my MikTeX 2.9 database. I am getting the following error. I changed the mirror sites to others still the same problem. But the Package Manager is working fine. The log ...
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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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authoryear not working when using elsarticle template or own original tex file

I am trying to use the elsarticle.cls for a journal that needs (author, year) format for the citations. I have tried the following: \documentclass{elsarticle} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} This ...
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No counter defined error

When I try to compile in my laptop a (synced) tex file wich is perfectly compiling in my desktop computer I get the message: "! LaTeX Error: No counter 'd' defined." I reinstalled and updated MikTeX ...
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Beamer Presentation compile error

I'm trying to do a presentation doing a Beamer template. I've loaded the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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LaTeX Error: File `../classicthesis.sty' not found

I downloaded a LyX template that uses the style called classicthesis. The file was installed from the 'package manager' as an admin and the classicthesis.sty file is located in the same folder as my ...
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problems on compling multiple tex files [closed]

\begin{minipage}{\linewidth} \vspace{1em} \centering % \label{tab:name} \begin{tabular}{c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c} % \hline t & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & ...
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One \cite crash all

I'm new to this. And I understand nothing. Please, explain me what happen. I use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, natbib=true, ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package graphicx

I have been trying to implement the solution that is mentioned here to solve the error, "Cannot determine size of graphic". However when I want to add \usepackage[dvipdfmx]{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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How do I fix a Cannot Run error?

So I am trying to preview my Latex file as a pdf, so when I click pdf preview, an warning pops up stating, Cannot run: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Maxthon\Bin\Maxthon.exe" "C:\Users\Joe\Documents\Sample(...
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Error when implementing TikZ-Feynman package

Today I downloaded and installed the new TikZ-Feynman package to draw Feynman diagrams. I included the packages \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-feynman} \tikzfeynmanset{compat=1.0.0} \...
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Not able to compile … Command not started

\documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \chapter{X} \include{X} \end{document} It's not compiling at all. Giving me an error saying - pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=...
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Dimension too large when changing y axis mode

I am using tikz to plot a figure in x-y plane, however when I change the y axis mod to logarithmic scale, I face to an error "Dimension too large". I searched in this website, but there were the same ...
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Multiple Missing number, treated as zero. and Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). on \section

I'm writing with TeXStudio, and create pdfs with "pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Fallout Equestria - Torn Skies".tex" I updated with the MikTex. Before everything went just fine. ...
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Error “Undefined control sequence” [duplicate]

I need help. I'm building a table but I always get this error. Here's my code: % Table generated by Excel2LaTeX from sheet 'Sheet1' \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Package babel Error: Unknow option `brazilian'

When trying to compile any document containing the line: \usepackage[brazilian]{babel} I get the following error: ! Package babel Error: Unknow option `brazilian'. Either you misspelled it (babel) ...
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Forcing $ unescaped to error, not use math-mode

I am copying and pasting paragraphs into a LaTeX document from a report that contains frequent $ signs. I would like any unescaped $ to result in an error and perhaps a reminder to escape them. (Math ...
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Using animate package in LyX

I'm trying to add some animations to my beamer presentation. I work with LyX. Today I've donwloaded the animate package, and I wrote, in my LyX preamble, \usepackage{animate} I havent used any of ...
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improper alphabetic constant with glossaries

I've come through an issue while using the glossaries package which returns the "improper alphabetic constant" error when trying to add an entry like \newglossaryentry{CSV} { name={\emph{comma ...
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TIPA problem with the symbol n with right leg

I can type all symbols with the TIPA package but not the n with the right leg. I usually use \textipa{code of the symbol} and it works with all codes I tried in the TIPA manual but not with the \...
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Debugging an error in the enumerate environment linked to {\quote text}

The following is a minimal working example of my document that is giving an error. Whenever I delete or comment out one of the {\quote text} lines, the error goes away. The line that LaTeX says is ...
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Semantic nesting error from underscores with `listings` while `syntax` is loaded

I use XeLaTeX and have TeXLive 2015 installed. I want to use both the listings package for printing code and the syntax package for printing grammars. For code, I also want to expand certain symbols ...
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LyX fails with pdflatex error [on hold]

When attempting to "View" (as PDF) LyX documents since updating to 2.2.0, I get The external program pdflatex finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external program'...