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Bug or feature of floats mechanism

If I type $\section{Second section}$ or \begin{enumerate} \item first bla bla \item second bla bla $\item last bla bla$ \end{enumerate} I get the error message ! Missing $ inserted... or ! LaTeX ...
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Unexpected latex error: Text line contains an invalid character

My latex started showing this error: Error | line 3|! Text line contains an invalid character. out of nowhere. Actually, it shows 100 of this errors, all in the same line. I started to investigate ...
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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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Change structure of itemize/enumerate

I have the following code, which runs and formats nicely. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{classicthesis} ...
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tlmgr cannot setup TLPDB

I'm trying to update my installation of texlive 2013 under Ubuntu 13.10. However, I followed the instruction on this answer, but I get an error (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) ...
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Why am I getting “\dictumrule undefined.” or “Undefined control sequence. \dictumrule” error?

I realize this is a bit specific, but this is the only KOMA-Script command that has consistently produced an error, and it's driving me nuts because I can't find a solution anywhere (and I'm usually ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, input stack size=5000

This is an error I am getting when trying to compile the document. Oddly, if i remove the text for either section and limit it to only one of the sections it compiles just fine but adding text causes ...
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Automating Error Detection of pdflatex

Background: I have numerous individual files that need to be compiled, so am using a script to do that with the following options: set PDFLATEX_OPTIONS = "\ --file-line-error \ ...
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why lualatex gives erorr “Too many open files” but pdflatex does not on same latex file?

Using TL 2015 on Linux. I have a latex file which includes graphics, all in pdf format. All the images are included using the call ...
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Biblatex/biber fails with a strange error about missing recode_data.xml file

I'm trying to use biblatex and when I compile my document I get an error like the following: Windows data source C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp\par-5061756c\ ...
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“Kernel_Property unknown”… The key property '.choice_code:n' [on hold]

I was just using some primary versions of MikTeX 2.9 and had below error within using both LuaLaTeX & XeLaTeX: `Enter file name: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9.5105>lualatex.exe ...
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Accessing value in forloop

This code is not compiling and creates an error "Missing number, treated as zero". \newcounter{x} \forloop{x}{0}{\value{x} < 5}{ value is \value{x} \\ } How can the value of x be printed ...
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Error when compiling using tikzmath

I am trying to learn how to use Tikz and its library Tikzmath to make graphics. I am trying to practice by drawing a series of circles along a line. My code is as follows: ...
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using framed within itemize or enumerate

I have the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{classicthesis} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Error when putting code for setting figure side by side

I'm new in LaTeX and trying to help my friend to fix her document. I use Texmaker 4.1.1. The LaTeX code of her document is as follows Main Document: (Main Document.tex) ...
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Undefined control sequence using tcolorbox in TOC

I get an toc error when I use the tcolorbox for getting a grey background in the contentline of the Parts. Despite the error, the pdf is created correctly. Undefined control sequence. \contentsline ...
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'undefined control sequence' in beamer [on hold]

Can you please check out the following code for me? \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} \mode<beamer>{% \usetheme{CambridgeUS} } \title{\textbf{MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC POISEUILLE FLOW OF ...
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Bibliography not compiling 10

Does anyone solve the following problem, finally? Beforehand thank you! Thesis_Final_ps_11142012a.blg This is BibTeX, Version 0.99c (TeX Live 2009/Debian) The top-level auxiliary file: ...
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latex.exe - system error. QtGui4.dll missing from your computer

For several years I have worked with WinEdt under Windows. I currently work with WinEdt 9.1 and MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 7 64bit. Having paused my job a few months ago, now I see that I can not ...
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help in debugging [closed]

I was working on a table and wanted a line break within a cell. I used one of the answers in a post where it was suggested to use tabularx environment and then use \newline command. As soon as i ...
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How to find the lost text part when having “Float(s) lost” error

I've lost some text. I don't know if theres something missing, so how can I find it? I'm not in the mood to compare the chapter1.tex to the pdf file by reading both. Chapter 1 (chapter1.tex) is rather ...
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pdflatex entered extended mode

I am getting crazy with texmaker and texstudio. I am trying to compile a document and I cannot because it says pdfLaTeX entered extended mode. I did everything: I tried once with Texmaker, then with ...
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Shortest code causing “Emergency stop.” error

This question is purely academic. TeXing a file containing \valign{\halign#\cr! causes an ! Emergency stop. error. Is that the shortest code which produces a fatal error in TeX?
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What in Heavens is this error complaining about? [closed]

Okay, I am quite frustrated with LateX to the point I had to curse at my computer which, obviously, has no ears no intelligence to understand where my frustration comes from. Anyway, it is now giving ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \bb already defined

i am using \bb for writing bold letter 'b' using \newcommand{\bb}{\boldsymbol{b}} and its showing error given below ! LaTeX Error: Command \bb already defined.
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Elusive bug when using mathalfa with amsart

I got a strange bug using the two aforementioned packages when I try to build the TOC. The bug happens only after I typeset twice with pdfLaTeX and forbids me to build the TOC. Here is my MWE: ...
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Latex report \usepackage{pdfpages} does not work

I am trying insert a PDF file as an appendix to a report. I am making it using Latex. I came across the command \usepackage{pdfpages} to do this, but it does not work. Here is how the latex file ...
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Xelatex doesn't find any font

I downloaded a .cls file from the internet, which contains a lot of templates for generating a fantasy-style document. Requirement for generating the document is XeLaTeX, other than pdfLaTeX which I ...
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Missing $ inserted as error message, but it's not that

I'm getting the error message "Missing $ inserted" even though everything is fine in my latex file. I copied all of my document into another template and it works. However, if I make a (whatever) ...
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permission deny

This is what I write: \documentclass [a4paper, 12pt] {article} \usepackage {amsmath} \usepackage {mathptmx} \usepackage[12pt] {moresize} \begin{document} \section{2.7 Derivatives} The ...
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! Package amsmath Error: \begin{aligned} allowed only in math mode. Althought the display pdf is proper!

The display pdf is ok but i receive the following error message : ! Package amsmath Error: \begin{aligned} allowed only in math mode. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} ...
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Hyperref causes error in auto-pst-pdf (used by chemstyle)

While waiting for useful tips to improve my other question, I'm facing another problem with chemstyle package: the MWE of my other question does work with the explicit [TMP1] optional argument passed ...
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I'm getting the error: missing $ inserted

This code is giving me the error mentioned in the title: P(Ci\mid X)\gg P (Cj\mid X), 1<=j<=m, j\neq i. P (Ci \mid X) && \textrm{ should be maximized}. The class Ci for which ...
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Abstract problem

Whenever I try to copy the abstract it gives me the following error: (Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:α not set up for use w ith LaTeX. See the inputenc package documentation for ...
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what does this error message suggest?

An error just prompted up when I process an .Rnw file using RSudio: Loading required package: knitr Warning message: package ‘knitr’ was built under R version 3.1.2 processing file: ...
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pdfTeX error: cannot open Type 1 font file for reading

Environment OS: Mac OS X 10.10.4 TeX Live: 2015 Basic Editor: Sublime Text 3 w/ LaTeXTools Preamble of tex file \documentclass[12pt,MSc,twoside]{muthesis} % The tex template of University of ...
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Undefined control sequence in Latex using programming code

Problem: Getting the error message Undefined control sequence. (\end{document}..). This occurs when I include the following code that prints out formatted programming code. If I remove this code the ...
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Texmaker (Windows version) - first use - Error: Log file not found!

This is my first time using a LaTeX editor. I installed the Windows version of Texmaker changing the C drive to D and leaving the rest of the install path the same. Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit ...
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! Undefined control sequence. appearing in the citation

I am using Texmaker 4.1 in Ubuntu 14.04. This is part of my .tex file. \documentclass[useAMS,usenatbib]{mn2e} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{color} ...
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Undefined control sequence with \delete and the changes package

I keep on getting the following error message when I attempt to compile my source code: ! Undefined control sequence Before, I was unable to compile and saw another question that had been answered ...
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Calculator package and Math Times Pro 2

When I try to use the calculator the mtpro2 package at the same time I get an error message. Recently I found out that this issue has something to do with the \SQRT command. ...
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can't figure out why this code won't compile

I can't figure out what is wrong with this code, it would be great if someone could help me out: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \begin{document} \def \Alt{\mathrm{Alt}} \begin{align*} ...
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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 ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment DoxyRefList undefined. DoxyRefList

Im trying to generate pdf with doxygen. Already I have tex file generates, like "refman.tex". I can't compile with latex, or pdflatex. Here is the obtained error: *latex refman.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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missing $ error when creating a table

I am going to create a table using the following commands. I use the xepersian package. \begin{latin} \begin{table}[h!] \centering \begin{tabular}{|c c c|} \hline p & q & \varphi_q^p(x)\\ ...
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Algorithm environment problem

I am doing my master thesis and need to include an algorithm into my LaTeX code. I have been trying for hours now, but I still have several errors that always show up. It is my first time using the ...
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LaTeX compilation error [duplicate]

Given below is the snippet of the code for a small sample and I am finding that there are errors during the compilation of the code. Not sure why it is happening. I am getting errors in line # 6. ...
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! LaTeX Error: Unknown float option `d'

I have two tables in an article written by somebody else which compiles fine with TeXLive 2013, but after an upgrade to the 2015 version xelatex hangs at them. Pressing enter the file still compiles ...
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Formatting issue with includegraphics [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX and currently trying to write myself a report template that I can use for future work. Anyway, here is a MWE showing the error: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{article} ...
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What does this error mean in TexMaker?

I am new with Texmaker and earlier only typed with overleaf. In my project as I tried to quick build it , Tex maker shows this error- {! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack ...