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Font isn't found though properly installed

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Undefined control sequence in VTEX

I am using VTEX (visual Tex). When I run this program, it shows a error massage that is ! Undefined control sequence. \convertto #1#2->\strip@pt \dimexpr ...
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XML code is giving error [closed]

\begin{CCSXML} <ccs2012> <concept> <concept_id>10002944.10011122.10002945</concept_id> <concept_desc>General and reference~Surveys and overviews</concept_desc> ...
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Code in \lstlisting breaks document (compile error)

I want to show a JSON object in my document. If I do the following, it works: \begin{lstlisting} { "id": "5", "key": "discardedCard" } \end{lstlisting} But if I extend the code to the ...
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What am I doing wrong with the qtree function? [duplicate]

I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with my code, but no matter what I do it does not compile. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{tikz-qtree, qtree, graphicx} ...
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Building with asymptote: file-2.tex not found, null surface

I keep getting these weird errors when trying to compile with Asymptote. I compile with pdflatex, then asymptote, then pdflatex. The error is as stated in the title. For example, when building ...
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“I found no \citation commands while reading myFile.aux”

I'm trying to compile myFile.tex, a program which draws on bibtex and biber \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[style=authoryear,backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Spanish language not working after update [on hold]

I've recently updated my Lyx to the new 2.1 version. But when I try to compile my documents (in spanish language), I obtain the following "Undefined control sequence" error: \StartBabelCommands ...
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Missing } inserted. \end{alignat}? why this error keeps on popping up?

here is a part of my code, which I am trying to run. \begin{alignat}{2} [M]: \max_&Z ~ \label{eqnP27}\\ \mbox{s.t.}~ %capacity constraints & \sum_{k \in H} y_{k} \leq ...
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Missing control sequence inserted ressubheading

First-time LaTeX user here! I'm using Overleaf (used to be WriteLatex) and when trying to use one of their CV templates, I get an error without event typing a single letter in the code. Template: ...
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Spanish.ldf error

I just installed MiKTeX 2.9 x64 on my windows 8.1 laptop. I use Texmaker as a TeX editor. I'm trying to compile a document with these packages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Copy-Paste error in LaTeX

When I try to copy some text from a Word page or pdf an paste it to LaTeX, I get the error below. Any idea how to fix this? PS: I am using LaTeX on a Mac While the text which I typed my self works ...
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UTF8 and BibTeX problems

I laid last hands on my project. I added some sources. But than everything just blew up. Hopefully you can help me! Here are the error(s): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:̈ not set up for ...
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Usage of library advnodes of the tikz-timing package causes “Undefined control sequence”-error

I have a problem with the "advnodes" library of the "tikz-timing" package. The sample code below generates following error message and points to the ".sty"-file of the advnodes-library: Package: ...
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'Undefined control sequence' error when typesetting table

The error is Undefined control sequence. Here is the code: \begin{table}[htb!!] \center \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Experiment} & Initial tip deflection ...
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Undefined control sequence error in using spy TikZ library

My minimal working example is as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{spy} ...
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LaTeX is removing `fi` in words

I have this sentence in my LaTeX article : fraudulent financial. When complied it as pdf this is the output in my text: I'm using WinEdt and Miktex. Why I have this behavior? This is an IEEE ...
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File `graficx.sty' not found

I'm using LaTeX for a week now and I couldn't figure the problem is this error out, I have copied a CV template from internet and I made some changes, for sudden every time I make quick build in ...
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Texments/minted not working - Undefined control sequence

I'm trying to add some syntax highlighting to my code and found two packages: texments and minted. I tried to use them, but I'm getting errors while trying to build. I used following code to test both ...
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dramatist can't make \act and \DramPer work

I'm new to the use of both LaTeX and dramatist, so I suppose I'm doing some very crude error here. I tried to get some example of dramatist code and copy paste, but I nevertheless have the problem. ...
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bundledoc fails with subfolder paths (MiKTeX)

I would like to use bundledoc mainly in Windows with MiKTeX. However, I encounter a problem with subfolder paths that is annoying. I run the program as follows: bundledoc --config=miktex.cfg ...
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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty

When I try to compile my paper I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Filemathtools.sty' not found.` Other packages are successfully found and automatically installed, but mathtools.sty is not. I ...
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Problem using AMS package for TexMaker [closed]

I am trying to figure out whether the AMS package is already installed or not. I tried running the AMS test file (ftp://ftp.ams.org/pub/tex/amslatex/math/testmath.tex) and it shows an error. (Error : ...
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Unknown option `breakable' for package `tcolorbox'?

I am running TeXLive 2012 however when I run this... \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breakable]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{tcolorbox}[breakable, title=My breakable ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found on Ubuntu 10.04.2

I have install $ sudo apt-get install texlive-full on Ubuntu 10.04.2 but when I run I got this error about adjustbox. ! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found Is there anyone know how to ...
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error: option clash for package xcolor

When trying to load I get the error message 'Option clash for package xcolor'. I have already understood that this is because other packages I loaded before also automatically load this package. All I ...
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Undefined Control Sequence l. 156 \NeedsTeXFormat [on hold]

I'm having trouble getting TeXworks to build. I downloaded what should be a working .cls file from my university, but can't get it to generate a pdf in texworks, even when I don't edit the file. This ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@argdef. \usepackage

I have this code \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm} \usepackage{tabu} ...
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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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Missing number treated as zero error

I have read several posts with a similar error, but cannot find where mine is. I have the following code to put in comments next to sequential inequalities in an alignat* environment. Unfortunately, ...
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PDFLaTeX Undefined control sequence documentclass ^^@

I've just started playing with texmaker today and I can't get a .tex file to compile, even for a simple helloworld file. Upon running the pdflatex command, I get a log file where the first error is: ...
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Why am I getting 'Undefined Control Space' error? [duplicate]

I've come across some issues whilst compiling. I am using TeXShop and everything was working just fine and then suddenly I got this block of code: Not sure what's wrong with it... :'( Any help ...
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Latex in R getting error after putting code

I am getting this error in R ...after putting code for latex document Undefined control sequence Overfull\hbox(7.71355pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 16--16 Code is below ...
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! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> error with makeglossaries

I'm getting these two errors after compile with makeglossary. If I compile my .tex file with PDFLatex->makeindex->PDFLatex runs without problem but if I change this command series to ...
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“Log file not found” error for new files

I use Texmaker 4.1 under Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I have to reinstall all LaTeX distributions (LaTeX itself, TeXmaker, additional packages). There are no problems to compile a file that was previously ...
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Error-Undefined control sequence

I occurred a problem recently, but, I donot know how to solve it? Error: Undefined control sequence. l.26 $$\eqalignno {P^{-1}&=P_{1}^{-1}+P_{2}^{-1}\cr ...
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error: could not start the command. lualatex -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I have just installed texmaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 64bit in my laptop. When I use pdflaTeX everything seems to be working fine, however when I try to switch to LuaLaTex I get the message shown in the ...
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Problems in recompiling different chaptersusing include

When I try to recompile my chapters (using include) in the main file, such as \include{Frontmatter/title} it shows this error: Can be used only in preamble. Note that my TEXT editor is TEXT MAKER. ...
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Aligning an Expression - ! Missing } inserted

I am getting this error when I run this code. It all looks exactly like a different instance in which I was aligning stuff and had no problem: \begin{align} B \times B &= \lbrace ...
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What would cause an error to only come up on one computer even when the files are identical?

I'm having an issue with the following code. The error is an undefined control sequence, the contents of the file does not matter on whether or not the error orcours. The error only exists on 1 ...
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Getting an error related to \prevdepth when using \caption on a figure with subfloats

I am writing a manuscript and I am using the subfloat package to include in a figure several figures, if I don't include a caption it compiles nicely, but when including the caption I get the error ! ...
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How to put \varinjlim in the section name?

Here is (almost) minimal example of the file, which gives the error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \section{Section name with varinjlim: ...
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incomplete \ifodd , all text was ignored… error

shall you please help me to know why here I have got an error ? : \begin{document} \begin{equation}\label{3-6} \begin{aligned} \overline{\epsilon}_{ij} = \frac{1}{V} \int_V \epsilon}_{ij} dV\\ ...
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Why can the 7-line TeX file not be compiled? [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \newenvironment{Figure}[1]{\begin{figure}}{\caption{#1}\end{figure}} \begin{document} \begin{Figure}{This is a caption.} \end{Figure} \end{document} ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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! Undefined control sequence. why

Noob here: first time using Latex and can't seem to write one line of code without getting ! Undefined control sequence. error. Here is the line it has a problem with: $$ \left \{ ...
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Having trouble on why this latex code is outputting gibberish. Can someone help me fix it please?

Having trouble finding why this isn't outputting correctly. $ \text{ Let there be a right triangle with angle A (not with measurement 90 deg) } \\ \text{ whose adjacent has measurement } 3 \text{ ...
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Strange Activity with TexStudio after Installing Package [closed]

I'm writing a program in TexStudio which includes an algorithm/pseudocode. I used the second post here to help write the pseudocode. After installing the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Simplest way to extract errors from log files

When running pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode I am looking for: Ways to detect whether there were errors solely based on the log files (assume we don't have access to the process exit code). ...