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Getting error with a dash “-” in \label{}

I want to have a dash symbol in my labels, such as \label{restapi-1}. Up until now that worked fine. However, just now I created another label: \label{diagram:dao-package} and I am getting compilation ...
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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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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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LaTeX program isn't working and I need help

\begin{document} \maketitle \pagebreak \section* {question 1} A set S along with a binary operator $\star$ to be a group means that given any two elements x and y that belongs to set S "combines" to ...
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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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Error 32512 (driver return code)

I'm using XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 I'm creating tex file using PHP and storing it on linux server. [ex: abc.tex] Then creating .sh file with command to execute *.tex file using xelatex ...
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Using color in expex gives “Missing \cr” error

Update: The expex developer, John Frampton, has added color functionality to a pre-release version. Those interested in beta-testing should email him for the code. Original Question: Trying to print ...
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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, ...
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Error message: '\spacefactor' in vertical mode

I'm fairly new to Latex and have run across an error message reading: 'You can't use '\spacefactor' in vertical mode. \@ ->\spacefactor \@m{}' I am really unsure of what this means. ...
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Problem with \@makecaption [closed]

I can compile a .tex file on my own system but when I transfer the folder to an external server and run the same file, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: \@makecaption undefined. followed by ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown option `francais'

I recently updated my Operating system from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. Since then, I am facing difficulties compiling my tex code in which the french babel package is called. Please note that all ...
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pgfforeachungrouped with three arguments

This is a follow-up to a previous question of mine, with a slight addition. I would like to loop over data in a file and give the plot styles as a list. In the old question I gave only a color and an ...
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.synctex.gz(busy)

I am trying to compile a tex file using texstudio. All settings/configuration seem to be OK. I am using a local repository with all packages I need. However, when attempting at compiling I get this ...
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PDFTeXify+preview in WinEdt 9.0

Until several hours ago, when I was clicking Shift+Ctrl+P in WinEdt 9.0, it did both the compilation and gave the preview of the pdf file. However, now it only does the PDFTeXify processing. How can ...
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Latex Missing $ Help

How much glucose $(C_6H_{12}O_6)$ per liter should be used for an intravenous solution to match the $7.65$ atm at $37 °C$ osmotic pressure of blood? What's wrong with this LaTeX Code? I can't figure ...
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Give an error if I don't reference a label

I would like to have LaTeX compilation (I use pdflatex) give an error if there exists one label in my document that I do not reference. Is this possible? This is to ensure that I mention every table ...
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Error: Package keyval Error: standout undefined (Beamer)

I am using Metropolis theme Minimal example: tex file \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{metropolis} % Use metropolis theme \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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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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Multiple errors when compiling standalone document

I reinstalled my Windows 7 without loosing most software (including MiKTeX) and hopefully most settings. With my new OS I can build LaTeX files with no problem (I use MiKTeX, xelatex compiler). The ...
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Missing control sequence inserted when using LuaLaTex

When I try to compile my LuaLaTex template file, I get the following error. ./fi-lualatex.toc:33: Missing control sequence inserted. <inserted text> \inaccessible l.33 ...} sectioning ...
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! Undefined control sequence [closed]

I am continually receiving ! Undefined control sequence. 3. $f(x) = -3x^{2} -5x +7$\\ $-3x^{2} - 5x +7$\\ $-3x^{2} - 5x = -7$\\ $x^{2} - 5/3x = -7/3$\\ $x^{2} - 5/3x +25/36 = -7/3 + 25/3$\\ $(x+ ...
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How to make bpchem/auto-pst-pdf work with hyperref?

I'm using the bpchem package along with the auto-pst-pdf package to do molecules numbering in .eps chemdraw files (as well as in the bulk document) and I noticed that it does not work when the ...
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\int command skipped in compilation [closed]

If I am writing like this: \int_a^b or \int_{a}^{b} it skip the \int and writing only a to the power b but when I am writing only \int without limits it is showing the following error: ! Missing ...
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Missing $ Inserted error, although the error is related to something else

I have used a website as a datasource, and tried including it as a reference on my BibTex file. I am working with TexMaker, which was unable to compile it. I have since deleted the citation both from ...
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Typeset problem and Texshop crash on Mac El Capitan

I recently downloaded LaTex to write my bachelor thesis. I tried it out using Yosemite and it seemed to work fine. Just updated to El Capitan and now I don't get a preview when I use the typeset and ...
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“Found no citation” etc. BibTeX error when I have no bibliography

Here is an extremely minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello, World! \end{document} Using TeXMaker, quick compiling (PDFLaTeX + BibTeX + PDFLaTeX * 2) this ...
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Multiple Compilation errors: Missing $ inserted

I'm a beginner when it comes to Latex so excuse my formatting if it is poor. Whenever I compile, I receive multiple Compilation errors: Missing $ inserted ans Extra } or forgotten endgroup. I've ...
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MikTeX: Package installation repair

I was compiling a TeX file with marvosym package - which was not installed in my computer. When it was automatically attempting to install the marvosym package, I force closed the program thinking ...
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How to make the “doesn't divide” symbol in ShareLaTex [duplicate]

a divides b , $a \mid b$ \\ a doesn't divide b , $a \notmid b$ \\ a doesn't divide b , $a \notbackslash b$ I get ab without a crossed out vertical bar between the ...
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Multiple Missing number, treated as zero. and Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). on \section

I'm writing with TeXStudio, and create pdfs with "pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Fallout Equestria - Torn Skies".tex" I updated with the MikTex. Before everything went just fine. ...
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Package xparse Error: Support package l3kernel too old. } [duplicate]

I am using a thesis template here : https://github.com/kks32/phd-thesis-template . I use texstudio and Mktek compiler. whatever i do i keep getting an incredible amount of errors starting with this ...
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I can't write on file `elsarticle-template.spl'

I'm trying to compile elsarticle with a fresh texlive ubuntu repository distribution. it worked flawlessly on windows so my file is in order. Linux texmaker complains that ...
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\end{enumerate} error

\documentclass[14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage{lineno} \linenumbers \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{sectsty} ...
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Why does this use of \textwidth cause pdflatex to crash (not exit!)?

I ran into this problem when playing around with tables. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h!] 400 MHz \qquad 800MHz \centering \showthe\numexpr\textwidth\relax \tracingall ...
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Strange error message due to xparse and \newenvironment

I get the following strange error when I compile my document: ! Incomplete \ifcase; all text was ignored after line 256. <inserted text> \fi l.256 \foo[ ...
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Error in Compiling (Sometimes)

I am having an unusual error in trying to use the metropolis theme. Sometimes it compiles using Latexilla and sometimes it doesn't. I will give the code of the main tex file: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Error ! You can't use `\eqno' in math mode [duplicate]

\begin{equation} \label{Latent heat storage} E = m[{\int_{t_(i)}^{t_(m)} (c_{ps}dt }+\lambda + {\int_{t_(i)}^{t_(m)} (c_{pl})dt] \end{equation} The above code shows errors, please tell me what's ...
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Any reason why \blacksquare and \box are causing errors?

I am using the amsmath package. I just want a black box at the end of a proof, right-justified. \blacksquare and \box both cause errors. Actually, I'd prefer a musical quarter note if that's ...
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xeCJK l3-too-old

I started using XeTeX and whenever I use the xeCJK package I get the following error: ! Critical xeCJK error: "l3-too-old" ! ! ! Support package 'expl3' too old. ! ! Please update an up to date ...
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Undefined control sequence. \begin{document} when compiling via Xelatex

This question has been asked several times before, but I think every individual's experience is a bit different. I have tried 3 latex templates, all of them giving the same error. Just for a ...
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foreach with colors leads to “undefined control sequence”

The following MWE works nicely when I remove the optional argument [\forcol] from the \addplotcommand or when I change it to red, for example. Though I would like the curves to have different colors ...
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Cannot find .cls file [on hold]

I have a macbook pro and installed MacTeX a few days ago. Our teacher wants us to do a report using a model of it in cls format. The format is the same folder as the file that I created, however ...
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Issues with Systeme

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{systeme} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ... \[ \systeme*{(x+y)\sqrt{xy}=504,x^2+6xy+y^2=2016} \] ... \end{document} I'm getting a compiler error ...
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Including pdf, error “Undefined control sequence”

I want to insert .pdf files into my pdf file using pdflatex (System is Texlive), but it doen't work neither with \includegraphics nor with \includepdf function (of course, all necessary packages I've ...
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Sketching within a Solution Environment

I wish to sketch a set within a solution environment, but my attempts have led to the following error message: LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. How do I fix this? Here is a snippet of my code ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] in LyX Classicthesis

I use classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 I got this error message when I load hanging module into the parent document (probably my personal issue, as I tried it on the newly downloaded template, ...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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How to lint for undefined control sequence?

So I'm beginning to learn LaTeX and often find myself mistyping control sequences like \idotsint. I use editor plugins which call lacheck and chktex on the document which helps catch some errors, but ...
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How to make pdflatex in (MikTeX) write only the error messages to the log file

I've MikTeX installation on my Windows 8.1. When I generate a PDF from a tex file using pdflatex command it generates lots of content in the corresponding log file from which it's hard to read errors ...
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Getting negative vspace to behave

My TeX code (including parameters in command definitions) that creates lyrics sheets and chord sheets of songs is generated dynamically by other code accessing database data and processing it line by ...