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The error “there is no line to end here” when using \\~\\ or \newline

When I want to have a space between lines I use \\~\\ or \newline For example Hello this is an example \\~\\ Goodbye I get the error there is no line to end here. What am I doing ...
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matlab2tikz Invalid Code (13x)

I have a question or rather a significant problem with matlab2tikz. When I insert the resulting tikz file into my document and try to compile a get a large number of ! Invalid code (13x), should be ...
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Undefined control sequence error with \includegraphics

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \date{25/07/2016} \begin{document} 4541 \includegraphics[scale = 1]{poi.eps} \end{document} It gives error as below ./test1.tex:9:...
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Key property is unknown

i just updated my Linux distro (Linux Mint 17.3 -> Linux Mint 18) and from TeX Live 2014 to 2016. I have a (large) selfmade documentclass writte in LaTeX3. Now I tried to compile a document using my ...
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Missing \begin{document} and undefined control sequence for a custom CV class

I am in the process of writing my own class for CV/Resume purposes, with the help of this website. However, when I compile cv.tex I get an error of undefined control sequence and also a missing \...
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Trying to understand how \@cdr…\@nil works in relation to \expandafter

I am trying to define a macro \@ifnextchars with three arguments, the first argument being a list of characters, which expands to either the second or the third argument depending on whether one of ...
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Compile error with catchfilebetweentags

I tried to test the package catchfilebetweentags with the following minimal example, but get a compile error. What's wrong here and how to fix it? Contents of catch_main.tex \documentclass{article}% ...
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I can't get rid of this errors. I use TexMaker (linux)

! Font T1/cmr/m/n/10=ecrm1000 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found.<to be read again>relax \fontencoding\encodingdefault\selectfont ! Package babel Error: Unknown option `spanish'...
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LYx 2.2. (Cannot view the file pdf)

I get this error when trying to view the file: The external program pdflatex finished with an error ... check the logs. (I am using LyX 2.2.0 Windows 7)
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! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]

I am working in a large spreadsheet using spreadtab package. The spreadsheet is basically a billing list with individual prices; quantities and total price for all items. Even with a high number of ...
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Texmaker is Not installing?

I am getting Error while installing Texmaker in ubantu 14.04. Error is Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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Problems using the fontspec package compiled with the XeLatex option

I'm new using Latex and I'm trying using the fontspec package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} I used to compile the XeLaTeXand the ...
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Latex errors with \begin{theorem}

I am trying to create a new theorem in a tex document, but I keep getting an error. Here is the code I am currently using \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \...
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! LaTeX Error: Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands

I had made below tex file which include different tex files. Latex code of the file is: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[print,nopanel]{pdfscreen} %\begin{print} \usepackage{lipsum}% http://ctan....
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Class moderncv: renewcommand makecvtitle results in undefined control sequence error

This question relates to another one asked here a few years ago. The goal back then was to set the contact details below the name in a classic cv made with moderncv. I simply tried to copy the code: ...
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Undefined control sequence “ibnameprefix {de}\isdot \ifprefchar” [on hold]

I'm sorry if this question is vague, but I have no idea how to phrase it otherwise. I'm compiling a large scientific paper and am encountering the following error on compiling: [65] [66] [67] ! ...
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PSTricks compilation problem

The following problems occurred a week ago. Everything was fine before and the TeX file does compile on my friends computer but does not compile anymore on mine. When I compile my TeX file I get ...
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Im getting an Undefined Control Sequence with BibTex [on hold]

I made this work again, the undefined control sequence with \begin was because my old file was somehow corrupted I think. I copied the main files and switched to biber. Now my setup is finally working ...
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Not a valid EPS File

I am using the package \usepackage{epstopdf} and the error Not a valid EPS File continues to occur for a particular .eps figure. However if I save a simple .eps file and compile my document the ...
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Error 1 (driver return code) — Works on old computer but not new one

I have MikTex 2.9.6022 and TeXMaker 4.5 installed on three different machines. All updated to the latest win10 build of 1511. I have two older machines that I have used for years and my resume ...
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What causes the problem when compiling a displayed equation with \overbrace and \underbrace?

$$ \left( \begin{array}{c} m+n\\ m \end{array} \right) = \frac{(m+n)!}{m!n!} = \frac{\overbrace{(m+n)(m+n-1)\cdots(n+1)}^\mbox{$m$ factors}}{\underbrace{m(m-1)\cdots 1}_\mbox{$m$ factors}} $$ I am ...
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Compile Error (tableofcontenents, maketitle) [closed]

I'm trying to compile this file: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{book} \usepackage{doc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \begin{document} \pagestyle{headings} \author{Me} \title{Test} \date{\today} \...
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Are m column type and makecell incompatible?

In preparing answer to question I was surprised that this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,makecell} \renewcommand\theadfont{\bfseries\normalsize} \begin{document} \begin{table} ...
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How can we make a \multicolumn row the same as the others?

How can we make the first row, which uses \multicolumn, to look the same as the second row? \begin{table}[H] \caption{Pronombres personales.} \label{tab:personales} \centering \begin{tabular}{| >...
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Package mhchem Gives an Error

I recently tried to use mhchem and it works for some commands, but not for some. Here is a sample code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{X-X} \ce{C\bond{...
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Passing values from a tabular to an other with spreadtab

I have two spreadtab tabulars, and I want some of the values calculated in the first one to be reused in the second one. I like the tag(savedValue) method that allows me to save values from the ...
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why is sharelatex not compiling and giving this error?

"Sorry, your LaTeX code couldn't compile for some reason. Please check the errors below for details, or view the raw log."
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After using bibtex & biber begin document becomes undefined [closed]

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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Why does adding {12pt} cause a compiler error? [on hold]

\documentclass{12pt}{article} \title{Testing} \author{Bob } \date{July 2016} \begin{document} \maketitle \end{document} I am compiling using sharelatex.com, but I am getting a compiler error ...
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How print error or warning messages in the main document with LaTeX without using TeX code?

I simply want to print out some warning and error messages in some cases. I only find solutions using TeX-code (makeatletter...) or inside package code (\PackageError). For the latter one I wasn't ...
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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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character ö with gfsartemisia-euler

I am using gfsartemisia-euler and I would like to use ö but intead I get something strange. MWE \documentclass[a4paper,openright,12pt]{book} \usepackage[a4paper, total={165mm, 240mm}]{geometry} \...
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minted fails with breaklines and obeytabs

The following example with a minted enviroment fails with the error message _minted-test/7587C145B52367AE51CACC4AFB0EC13D2F785CCAC2A2CC760CA216BD1781DF79.pygtex:3: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. [ ...
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Error: File 'circuitikz.sty' not found

When using circuitikz to draw circuits using the following command \usepackage{circuitikz} gives LaTeX Error: File 'circuitikz.sty' not found.
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tcolorbox: Breakable option not working

I am currently trying to write a roadmap for my master thesis, with a nice design. I want to use multiple tcolorbox boxes for each chapter and stack them. The boxes should break at the end of each ...
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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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Isotopes module with chemmacros [closed]

I'm trying to use the Isotopes module in chemmacrospackage but it doesn't work. My preamble has: \usepackage{chemmacros} and my documment itself: \isotope{28,Si}. I'm using the version 5.7a of ...
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Pseudo code errors in LaTeX

Can you correct my code plz ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage[noend]{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Algorithme Branch \&...
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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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I can't export LaTeXiT equation to pdf with outlined fonts

I recently updated to the new version of MacTeX and now LaTeXiT is giving me problems. I normally export the symbols as "PDF with outlined fonts" and just drag/drop them in Illustrator, but now when I ...
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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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Trouble with displayquote and page numbers for citations

I have a problem trying to get a citekey to work properly in a blockcitation. I have a nested file setup via the subfiles package and using csquotes to generate the block quote as follows: In the ...
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\mathplus fails to render

I'm new to LaTeX - can anyone suggest why the $\mathplus$ is not rendering as +? It can be seen in the bibliography entry of another question, publisher = {Springer Science $\mathplus$ Business ...
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How to fix this error? [duplicate]

[* MWE ADDED AT BOTTOM *] I need help understanding the error I am getting on the line with only }. They are marked below...While it doesn't affect anything when I compile it, I would like to fix it,...
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Lots of Errors Trying to Create Invoice

I will preface this by saying I do know there is an invoice package. It wasn't working with my setup and I wished to have a little more customization. So, in order to replicate that package I created ...
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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: \newtheorem{theorem}...
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Stack error using commands in argument

I want to add figures into my dissertation, and alot of them will have the same need to be cropped. So I wanted to use the trim function of includegraphics. However, because the number of figures will ...
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LaTeX compilation problem [duplicate]

I am getting this while trying to compile literally my first document This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded format=latex) restricted \write18 enabled. entering ...
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Error in creating AMA style references

I am a very beginner in LaTeX trying to generate references using style AMA (American Medical Association) and here is sample code. UM.bib contains reference p1. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \...
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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 ...