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Include multipage PDF using XML

I'm new in XSL and LaTeX. I have a project, where I need to include some PDF files. I'm using \usepackage{pdfpages}. Everything runs OK, but the main problem is when I want to include a PDF file ...
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quotmark error message

Does anybody know why I get an error message when I use \tqt in \section{}? How can the issue be rectified? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Anybody ever encountered “arithmetic: number too big” when importing an image?

I'm trying to insert an image, which I've done probably a thousand times before, but I'm having issues with this one. The image is a jpg I just created in Paint - it's not excessively large or high ...
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Generating a template

My professor gave me a template which I compiled but it gave me lots of errors. The code is: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{rotating,graphics,psfrag,epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Cant open .pdf file after saving .tex file [closed]

I simply can't open a .tex file I wrote and saved as a .pdf file. Here is what I wrote: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Extra alignment tab?

I used \begin{matrix} \ldots & 1 & 0 & 0 & 2 & 1 & | & 2 & 0 & 0 & 1 & \ldots \\ \ldots & & & & & 0 & | & 1 & ...
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Error when using the python package

I am very new to LaTeX. I need to run python package in LaTeX but I can't. I use MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 7 but the programs gives me this error: Latex error: ! I can't find file ...
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Error while compiling: “Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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xypic error at macro @!

Here is an example of the problem I encounter with xypic \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,french,oneside]{amsbook} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[applemac]{inputenc} ...
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Compile error when using \bibliography: “can only use in preamble”

I have a main file and a references.bib file I want to use. The relevant code in my main file to my file is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ... \section{References} ...
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File SVG not found in windows texstudio

I was using latex for a while on Linux and I was using SVG. I remember it was a very hard time to fix the errors specially the one saying File "./somesvg" not found Now, installed TeXStudio and ...
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LuaLaTeX + fontspec: Font not found

This refers to my previous thread How to use the calibri font. I am using the Calibri font with lualatex. MWE: \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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! Output loop---1000 consecutive dead cycles.<everypar>{\setbox \z@ \lastbox } \bwe

my tex file was compiling well, and then it started to give the error that I copypasted into the title. Any ideas what is that and how to overcome it? In case it matters, I use Texmaker. Thanks and ...
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texstudio shows no errors

so when I hit the compile button or even build&view, texstudio will only display the pdf if there are no errors. It will not however, tell me where the errors are, let alone what they are. ...
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Package keyval error: Frametitle undefined

I'm trying to compile a beamer presentation template but it does not work. The structure of the code is as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgf,pgfpages} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Undefined control sequence in VTEX

I am using VTEX (visual Tex). When I run this program, it shows a error message that is ! Undefined control sequence. \convertto #1#2->\strip@pt \dimexpr ...
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LaTeX read permission

I am currently writing my master's dissertation in LaTeX on a mac (using texmaker). I have created a LaTeX document with a main file and linked each chapter to the main file using \input{chapter}. ...
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Too many unprocessed floats

I'm trying to a large number of figures. The code is \begin{figure} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{m2T4.pdf} \caption{M2T, Problem Size 513} \end{figure} I'm not able to compile, I get the error ! ...
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Texmaker Sty-File in Subfolder

I have many sty-files in a subfolder next to my tex-file: When I run pdfLaTeX it doesn't find the sty-files. I found the solution with export TEXINPUTS=".:./sty:" But where I can include that in ...
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LaTex minted Error

I receive the following errors: ! Package minted Error: You must invoke LaTeX with the -shell-escape flag. ! Package minted Error: You must have `pygmentize' installed to use this packag in ...
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Error: 'I can't write on file 'Main.pdf'

I suddenly keep getting the error message in the title. I have no idea what I did wrong as I did not have this problem before. I know this error can occur if the corresponding pdf file is opened, but ...
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How to include input filename in error message?

I want to add an error message to a class I'm building for when the user (which will generally be me...) forgets or messes up a macro call sequence. I can do this: ...
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Compiling .Rnw file into PDF in RStudio (Error: No file or directory)

I have a .Rnw file. I usually can "Compile" it into a PDF file in RStudio. However, I recently upgraded my R Version to 3.2.0. Now, when I try to "Compile" my .Rnw file I get an error: ...
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Rigorous compiler similar to Arxiv's

As you might know, Arxiv's compiler (I believe Texlive) will halt for math errors such as \partia instead of \partial. Because I have chromeOS, I can only work with online editors (Sharelatex in my ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX \printbibliography causes “undefined control sequence” in the proceeding line

I'm using biblatex with biber as the backend to write my document. Without \printbibliography, all the citations work perfectly well, and appear in the document, so I assume that my bibliography.bib ...
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Package TikZ Error: Problem Compiling in Ubuntu

I get the following error Package tikz Error: Giving up on this path. Did you forget a semicolon?. when compiling this TikZ code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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“pdf-in-usb-drive” call in beamer's bibliography

I want to include in the bibliography some pdfs I have in the same directory than the presentation. All the packages and things I use... I know I have "miswritten", but my program is sooo long that i ...
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What is causing my Undefined control sequence? [duplicate]

Automata1.tex 8 Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \c@lor@to@ps l.8 \begin{VCPicture}{(0,0)(12,10)} My Code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{vaucanson-g} \begin{document} ...
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Error: 'getmapdl' is not recognized as an internal or external command

I'm trying to get the map of Africa using this commands but Texnicenter (editor) keeps bring up this error after compiling. I have updated getmaps in MikTex manager but I continue to receive this ...
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Undefined control sequence \reset@newl@bel

\relax \reset@newl@bel \select@language{english} \@writefile{toc}{\select@language{english}} \@writefile{lof}{\select@language{english}} \@writefile{lot}{\select@language{english}} ...
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Extra }, or forgotten $ \end{frame} & Missing $ inserted \end{frame}

I am trying after long hours to compile this, until now. And this errors appear: Missing $ inserted \end{frame} Extra }, or forgotten $ \end{frame} Missing $ inserted \end{frame} Missing $ inserted ...
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Bad math delimiter in Scientific WorkPlace

I have a .tex file that I created in Texshop, but I need to open and compile it into pdf in Scientific Workplace. It can compile no problem in Texshop, but I receive the Bad math delimiter error when ...
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package pdftex.def error file vanderPol-eps-converted-to.pdf not found

I'm trying to add eps files to my latex file, but I get this error. I added \usepackage{graphicx} and \usepackage{epstopdf} and wrote \includegraphics[scale=0.35]{vanderPol.eps} but It gives me this ...
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Can't seem to align right the text in a tabular

Hello I am using "Extended Fancy CV Carmine Benedito" template and have a really hard time to allign the name of my school in the right... Please, anybody has an idea of what to do? Thank you in ...
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How to avoid exceeding TeX capacity when using multi-page tables?

I'm using the longtable package (together with xcolor for alternating row colors and booktabs for elegant table headers) to generate a huge table. And by huge, I mean it has more than 900 lines and ...
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All my negative signs, square root etc.. disappeared when I print my document

This my first time to print my latex documents, I wrote all my thesis which contains huge equations, and compile it to PDF, it runs fine. But unfortunately, all my negative signs, plus or minus \pm, ...
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The escape character before % is giving the ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ error

I am trying to include link in my references. The link contains % character in it. In order for % to behave as normal character I am escaping it with \ character. But I am getting an ! Missing $ ...
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Missing } inserted. <inserted text> Really struggling!

First time using Latex, I have searched the whole document for an extra { or a missing }, to no avail. \documentclass[oneside,12pt,a4paper]{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0mm} ...
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\pic: undefined control sequence [closed]

I am using Texmaker on Macbook but I have a problem with my code. When I run my code it always shows this message: "undefined control sequence \pic". \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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abntex2 package chapter creation not working

I am trying to compile this simple document using abntex2 class but for some strange reason I am receiving the following two errors: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> ...
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Meaningful error messages when using LaTeX instead of PDFLaTeX

When I have TikZ images or I include .png graphics, I need to use PDFLaTeX instead of plain vanilla LaTeX. (That is, I need to use PDFLaTeX all the time, rather than just when I want to produce the ...
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Output pdf missing last page with error “No result found around line X in file”

I am using REVTeX 4.1 on the twocolumn aps format. I have a four page document that compiles with no errors. When I add a line of text to the conclusion section, the pdf compiles with only the first ...
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! Paragraph ended before \keyw was complete

I'm getting this error while compiling. The line is supposedly 2298 although non of my chapters has that many lines. Other errors are always coming from enumerate or itemize sections of my chapters. ...
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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 [closed]

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: ...