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LaTeX Resume Templates Modifications

I was using the LaTeX resume template from http://www.constantinos.us/blog/2006/04/12/latex-resume-template site.. Then i have modified accordingly given below .. But unfortunately it is showing some ...
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How can I fix the error “GUI framework cannot be initialized” with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX?

I don't know what I've done, but all of a sudden I am unable to compile any document which uses the geometry package. Minimal (non)-working example: \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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mathclap: undefined control sequence

In my preamble I have loaded the amsmath and geometry package and many others that I read are useful when using \mathclap. This is my preamble \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,abstracton]{scrartcl} ...
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Unsaved TeX file lost after TeXStudio crash

I was compiling a TeX file and I forgot to save it, I executed several times before TeXStudio crashes and I could not find my document anymore, both .tex or PDF version. Any chances I can recover my ...
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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} ...
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“Windows api error 5” when trying to install MikTex [duplicate]

I tried to install basic-miktex-2.9.5105 (system: Windows 7), but always got the error message "Windows API error 5: Access denied info: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe". I ...
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Windows API error 5: “Access is denied” when trying to compile TikZ picture

I installed PGF but are unable to compile the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) --(1,2); \end{tikzpicture} ...
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package keyval error: current slide undefined

I'm trying to prepare a presentation using latex but it gives an error: "package keyval error: current slide undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation.Type H for ...
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auto-pst-pdf and ucl thesis style

I have a problem with compiling my thesis which uses the ucl latex template style. While I've tried to reduce it to a minimal working example, I'm not sure whether it's still relevant. The error I get ...
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error on adding item list in sidecaption using memoir

I try to add an item legend using tikz drawed bullet in sidecaption with memoir, using Texlive 2013 updated, and xelatex, to this working MWE \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt,twoside, openright]{memoir} ...
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Getting overfull hbox whenever I use an escaped math symbol

Very new to Latex, and I'm getting an "overfull hbox" error when I try to compile (correct terminolgy?) this line: (AF1) \in \{(R1), (R2), (R3), (R4)\} Which works fine if I get rid of the "\in" ...
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LaTex error- !Paragraph ended before \split was complete

I am using amsmath package but keep getting errors with the following: \begin{split} \[ A_R&=\frac{4}{9}+\frac{20}{81}+\frac{100}{729}+\frac{500}{6561}+\dots \\ ...
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Why is pdfpages' addtotoc option giving me «Illegal parameter number in definition of \AM@temp» error message?

I am trying to add a few pdf pages in my LaTeX file and have them shown in the table of contents. My file is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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textcomp's \textmusicalnote doesn't work: “cannot open encoding file for reading”

I'd like to put a music note as an icon next to notes in my document. I discovered the \textmusicalnote symbol in the textcomp package, but it doesn't seem to render. I suspect I'm doing something ...
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LaTex Error message: !Missing \endcsname inserted

I'm getting this error message when compliling my .tex file: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. \relax l.34 ... Preamble of my code is following: \documentclass ...
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Graph a function in TeXStudio [duplicate]

I want to know how do graph a vector field and a function in TeXStudio. So far, I have tried: \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot} \psset{algebraic,plotpoints=300} ...
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Can't use \circledast nor ^{º}

sorry if this is a simple question, but I'm new to LaTeX and I'm willing to learn. I want to write this expression: $r^{º}_{xy}[m]= \lbrace x \circledast \overline{y}^{-} \rbrace$ but I get an ...
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hobby: TeX capacity exceeded (parameter stack size?) error, when using tangency information at a point to draw a path

I am getting a TeX capacity exceeded error when running the following example code (which comes from the answer to this question: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Throw error if font is not defined

I need to throw an error, should a certain font not be installed. I have a font in a subfolder: /font/NinjaFont.ttf. This must be installed via certain commands (not important for this - but here: ...
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! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine untill I added the following URL refernce to my referneces.bib file. The URL refernce is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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Tabulate text within caption

I would like to tabulate text within a caption. See below what I obtain with my code: \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=6in]{topfigure.png} ...
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Beamerarticle problem

I think I can apply for the award of shortest MWE. This MWE compiles and runs OK, but if I comment out the second line (i.e. use beamerarticle) I receive error messages about xcolor clash, already ...
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Latexmk: Stop processing on pdflatex error

If my tex-files contain an error (such as an undefined control sequence), latexmk will present a prompt and ask for manual input before continuing. Now, of course it is possible to force further ...
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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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Error in adding parts to the question

I am new to Latex and trying to add parts to main question by using \begin{parts}. When I run my code, I get the error "!LaTeX error: Environment parts undefined" \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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What does this input encoding error mean?

! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding `utf8'. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H for ...
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Missing \begin{document} in dantelogo.sty? Viccuad-CV

I am trying to recompile my CV using the Viccuad-CV template on a new PC, but I keep running into bugs. I downloaded the template again and I am using the empty example to compile it but it keeps ...
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A strange Missing $ inserted error

For the following text snippet in my document: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{quotes} \usepackage{amsmath} \say{For vertical axes deployment, $\theta_t$ = $\theta_r$ = 0 and for ...
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Tikz: Error “dimension too large” when decorating arc

I'm drawing circles with arrows on in 3D. To do this I'm using decorations, and drawing the circles in halves so that I could change the colours later and draw an arrow penetrating them while keeping ...
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Why doesn't “/documentclass{article}” work (forward slash vs. backslash) [closed]

I am new to LaTex. I am reading the book "Latex" by Stefan Kottwitz, but under "creating our first document" I was supposed to write the following: /documentclass{article} /begin{document} This is ...
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PGF : no legal \end found [on hold]

I am trying to make a gauge, based on an answer I saw on this website, yet I am struggling with an error I can't solve. I have been looking at my document for more than 1 hour now, and I can't find ...
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Forbid building a file when it's not used in \input [duplicate]

I have two files, main.tex and chapter.tex, organized as follows: %main.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{chapter} \end{document} and %chapter.tex \section{Hello world!} $2 + 2$ ...
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Package keyval Error 15 undefined

When I try to compile the following code on Windows using MikTeX and TexWorks, i get this error : ! Package keyval Error: 15 undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation. Type H ...
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TeX Live error on Ubuntu 10.04: pdflatex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 over-top of Ubuntu 9.04, preserving my /home partition, but aside from that partition, it was a fresh install. I installed the texlive package (2009-7) from Ubuntu's ...
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Fixing JAIR style

According to the Eigenfactor ranking of journals, the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) is a leading open-access journal in AI. Unfortunately, the JAIR style files are twenty years ...
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Compiling issue with amsfonts and amssymb

I've been racking my brain for hours about this and am no closer to figuring out how to fix this. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Basically I'm running Texpad and trying to use the packages ...
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How to get this recommendation letter template to work

I'm trying to get the recommendation letter template from the following site to work, but I'm too stupid to get it to compile correctly. tedsider.org I downloaded all the latex related files: ...
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Inserting Images [closed]

I'm having troubles inserting an image in LaTex. This is what I wrote: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.3]{hi} {desktop/hi.jpg} \caption{Placering og budget} ...
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“Could not start the command.” Error message Ubuntu TeXmaker

I've been having some technical issues with LaTeX lately. I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to make a LaTeX file. Here's my code: When I press the arrow to the left of "quick build" I get: ...
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Getting “Missing \endcsname inserted” Error but don't know why

i'm currently working on my master thesis and get always the following error on my first run ./Thesis.tex:4: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \endgroup l.4 ...
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wrapfigure gives : wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment + ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted)

I'm getting the following error message Package wrapfig Warning: wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment on in put line 2696. ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). <to be read ...
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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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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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minutes.sty (1.8d) stopped working (in texlive 2014)

Up until recently minutes.sty worked like it should. But now the \topic{} macro throws errors like this: \topic{A} ! Extra \else. \stc@sect ...csname the#1\endcsname }\fi #7}\else ...
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Strange error caused by some weird interaction

The following short document prints a scoresheet for a simple dice game called kinderyahtzee. It is close to what I want: %%%%% Kinder-yatzee scoresheet in \LaTeX ...
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How can I remedy a 'TeX capacity exceeded, sorry' error?

I'm trying to write a report that contains many tikz figures (originating from Matlab, if that matters). When I compile my document, I get the following error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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Problems installing MiKTeX

I have managed to download the ProTeX package and install TeXstudio. However, I keep failing in installing MiKTeX. (I have tried to download it several times from different places to insure that it ...
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What is the meaning of \+ in doxygen-generated latex? [closed]

When compiling a software reference manual with doxygen and latex output, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.2 ... Modular System for Shelves and Coasts (M\+ ...
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Texmaker shifts view to start of document when compilation fails

Whenever I get a compilation error on Texmaker on Ubuntu, it would shift my view all the way to the start of the document. This gets extremely irritating as I'm working on a rather long presentation ...
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slashbox.sty not found after download from CTAN [duplicate]

I am using Mac OSX and when compiling using TeXShop I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File 'slashbox.sty' not found. I have downloaded slashbox.zip from CTAN and placed it in my ~/Applications/Tex ...