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What is wrong with resizebox usage

Does anyone know why this is giving me errors? \begin{center} \resizebox{10cm}{7cm}{ \begin{tabular}{ | p{1cm} | p{1cm} | p{1cm} | p{1cm} |} \hline $n$ & $b(n)$ & $l(n)$ & $p(...
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Use pdfinterwordspaceon with pdflatex from MiKTeX on Windows

In Text copied from pdf is missing spaces with newtxtext, I have found out that I want to use \pdfinterwordspaceon, which is available as of TeX Live 2014, for example. I, however, am using MiKTeX (...
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input index file not found

Dear experts I am using TeXnicCentre. After compiling, while I get an output pdf file, an error is found that says Could't find input index file *pathname* nor *pathname*.idx I am afraid I cant ...
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MikTeX 2.8 Update Error “Windows API error 87”

I was happily updating packages when the following error appeared: Error: Windows API error 87: The parameter is incorrect. The full update report with this error at the very end is as follows: ...
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bm package doesn't work [duplicate]

I'm using lualatex 0.95 and up-to-date bm package. Before updating lualatex, I could always use \bm{} but I can't use it any longer. Compile seems to go with no problem. Here is the code. \...
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pageslts error : Label `pagesLTS.<scheme>.local' shall be overriddenalthough it does not yet exist

With the pageslts package, I get the 3 following errors: ! Package undolabl Error: Label `pagesLTS.roman.local' shall be overridden although it does not yet exist. See the undolabl package ...
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“Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!” - Kile jumps straight to my .aux file

As stated in the question, trying to produce a pdf, results in the above error, and Kile (my editor of choice) opens a new tab with the aux file. If I look at myfile.log, it ends with the following (...
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parser error : Extra content at the end of the document…citekey is the culprit [closed]

I was working on a thesis documentation.....I just added some double-dash signs so it would be readable when printed and I edited the contents in tex file. I didn't touch the bib file because I ...
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No PDF viewer installed error with LyX

Recently I reinstalled LyX under Windows 10. Even though I have installed foxit reader, I get a pop up message in preview that it says: "No PDF viewer is installed. Please install a PDF viewer such ...
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Tikz Error: ERROR ‘Dimension too large’

In answer of the question Origin and formation to the ERROR ‘Dimension too large’ is given only a hint, how the problem can be solved with package fp. Please could someone give a working solution, ...
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XeLaTeX and ifplatform/catchfile (loaded by “minted”): Errors on compilation

I'm using minted along with XeLaTeX, but recently I've run into strange problems. To illustrate what I mean, consider the following MWE (the filename is main.tex): \documentclass{minimal} \...
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! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $

I am new to LaTeX and I am using it to write a report with several chapters (main page in which I include the other pages). I got this error: C:\Users\hussam\Desktop\thèse\latex\thèse\thèse.brf ! ...
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Coloredlettrine Error: Did any one have any luck using the coloredlettrine package?

http://tex.stackexchange.com/revisions/69271/1 ^Raphink created the coloredlettrine package (https://github.com/raphink/coloredlettrine). I have tried to compile it in XeLaTeX to no avail. I ...
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Error message: ! File ended while scanning use of \language@active@arg"

the rest of the message is: \par \input{tex/discussion} The setup for this structure: \documentclass[norsk]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[norsk]{babel} \usepackage{parskip} \begin{...
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How do I avoid pdflatex error in TexMaker? [closed]

I'm new to TeX. I've downloaded TexMaker and trying to run "Quick Build" after simple code written. But I get that pdflatex-related error. Since my settings in "Options" -> "Configure Texmaker" -> "...
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Errors/Warnings in LaTeX Output

I use Vim to edit LaTeX documents and pdflatex to compile the documents. One problem with using pdflatex is that it takes time to go through the output to see if there is any warning/errors. Sometimes,...
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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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Beamer: error ! ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!

Having problems with LaTeX. The PDF file isn't being created and I have looked numerous times online. I think the problems lies in the user packages. Here is the end the log code: Package pdftex.def ...
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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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ERRORS Inserting a new theorem

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{...
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I get this error when compiling my file : line 154. text line contains an invalid character . I have no idea where to find the file .aux

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Compilation probleme

Hi I am using TeXmaker and I got this error during compilation ! LaTeX Error: File ccmap.sty not found.
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Problems Installing MikTeX on Linux [closed]

I am trying to install MiKTeX on Linux Mint following this guide. Unfortunately, I get an error message after executing the command: cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" Here is the output: CMake Error at ...
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Problem with pgfplots/pgfkeys: “I do not know the key '/tikz/use units'”

Problem in short: I'm using pgfplots but I can't use units in the labels. I tried this minimal example (from http://pgfplots.sourceforge.net/gallery.html) and get an error message: \documentclass{...
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Is it ok to load a package twice (as long as no extra options are given)?

In Loading package twice with \RequirePackage causes "option clash" and Loading a package more than once we see that a package can be loaded multiple times, as long as no options or no ...
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missing accented characters lualatex in texlive2016

If I process the following beamer class with lualatex (texlive 2016), the Á charactert is missing in the output pdf, but í appears correctly. This problem is not showing with laulatex of texlive 2015. ...
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Cryptic (to me) error message

I got this error message: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to get MiKTeX going again: C:/Users/Yarb/AppData/...
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Permission denied: path="C/program Files/MiKTeX 2.9\doc/bibitex/apalike/apalike.doc

While installing MiKTeX this error is coming: Permission denied: path="C/program Files/MiKTeX 2.9\doc/bibitex/apalike/apalike.doc My OS version is Windows 7 Ultimate and I downloaded complete ...
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Biblatex and Beamer and IEEE problems [duplicate]

I am not entirely sure if this is unique to the beamer class, but I am running into a plethora of errors with a variety of biblatex commands when I use the ieee style (I am relatively sure that it's a ...
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\bbl@main@language error in biblatex

Here is a simple document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[% backend = biber, bibstyle = biblatex-sp-unified, ]{biblatex} \addbibresource{test.bib} \begin{document} \cite{test} \...
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cm - illegal unit of measure in tabular?

I wanted to created a table and I get an illegal unit of measure error, but I use cm, which works great normally.... I don't know why but sometimes I get this error and sometimes it works great... \...
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Label `split of ad' multiply defined

I’m receiving the following warning in Line 1: Label split of ad multiply defined. I don't know what it means since in line 1 there is only \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article}
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Locate the file generating a compilation error from terminal output

Consider the following files: test1.tex: \documentclass{article} \input{test2} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} test2.tex: \usepackage{badpak} In MikTeX with: pdflatex -interaction=...
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TexMaker - “File not found” when selecting section in structure view

I'm currently having a problem using TexMaker. When I'm selecting a section of the document in the structure view, TexMaker jumps to this specific section within the tex document but also displays ...
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isolate source of error

What is the best way to find the source of error Paragraph ended before \underline was complete.? As far as I know this could be any missing parentheses whatsoever. I got several files for text that I ...
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TeXmaker not compiling on OSx El Capitan (error: log file not found)

When I try to compile pdfLaTeX on TeXmaker, it doesn't seem to be working. It used to work on Yosemite before I updated the operating system to OSx El Capitan. I have changed all the /usr/texbin ...
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A macro that processes and hides text?

I'm writing a solutions manual for a text. Some of the solutions are only supposed to be visible to the instructor, so I've written a macro \newcommand{\instructor}[1]{} which hides its argument. ...
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Undefined control sequence \Elsif

The below code is giving me the error: "Undefined control sequence.l.36 \Elsif {$ -3 <=$ polarity of $car_dictionary[fd] < -2 $}:" in multiple else if case in latex. Please help me ...
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transparent package not working in LaTeX

I've been working on a document which involves the transparent package. It compiles fine with pdfLaTeX, but when I try bare LaTeX (I want to get a DVI file) it generates an Undefined control sequence ...
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\includegraphics from tikzscale spitting out garbled paths

I want to include an external tikz-file scaled to size with tikzscale via its version of \includegraphics. However, on top of the picture a lot of garbled paths appear: It looks like \...
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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, 10.1007/978-0-387-68772-...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX

I am using BibTex for referencing and when I added a new reference I got the following error message: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX., which seems to occur ...
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not showing define colour

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{array, xcolor,graphicx} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{\bfseries\textbf\textit\underline{Anum Naeem Nagra}} \author{anaumnagra@...
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babel/plain.def : ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \@yargdef

I tried to generate plain TeX cyrillic format files using makefmts.sh script from cyrplain package, here is the content of this script: #!/bin/sh tex -ini -fmt=cyrtex -progname=tex cyrtex.ini tex -...
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Latex can't find tabularx even though it's installed [closed]

Description of Problem When I use latexmk to compile a project to PDF I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tablularx.sty' not found. I am then prompted to "Enter file name". If I then ...
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Error when using SciTE

I get the following error when trying to compile a file using SciTE for ConTeXt: mtxrun | kpse fallback with progname 'context' initialized in 0.381 seconds>Exit code: 1 I followed all ...
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MiKTeX installation error “Too many open files”

I tried to install MiKTeX 2.9. Some information: OS: Windows 7, Intel i7, 8 GB RAM. MiKTeX install file: setup-2.9.5987.exe Install from: local repository (downloaded first), full install. ...
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“! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ \printbibliography[heading=bibintoc]” error

this is my main.tex . I am getting crazy finding where the problem is. Till a couple of hours ago everything was working well because I was putting my hands only on the "Chapter1.tex", included in ...
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Why am I getting the format of the image as caption? [duplicate]

I wrote the following code \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{Law 2.png} \end{center} The name of the image is Law 2 and its format is png. I cannot get rid of the 2.png which keeps ...
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Texstudio external viewer Error: Could not start the command: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe/Reader 11.0/Reader/AcroRd32.exe”

Today just update with TeXstudio 2.11.0 and new Adobe "Acrobat reader DC" AcroRd32. Don't know why now my Texstudio external viewer failed. Shown: Error: Could not start the command: "C:\Program Files ...