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Script error in latex and appendix subsections

I have two queries; I need to put a 628 line script in Latex which contains special characters(!,_). For example, !M11 is M_theta (moment about meridian(2) axis) but this gives me ERROR: ...
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How do I fix 'org-reftex-citation: No bibliography defined in file' error?

I am using Debian Wheezy with Emacs24.4.50.1 and Org-Mode 8.2.6. I am using Kieren Healy's Emacs Starter Kit for the Social Science. http://kieranhealy.org/resources/emacs-starter-kit/ With this ...
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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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Problem with bibliography (latin1) - how to find the exact place

I've got a problem with my bibliography. After running my tex-file I get the error messages: ! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding ...
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pdflatex in terminal - how to define editor to jump to (instead of vim)?

When using pdflatex or latexmk in the Terminal (OS X) I can use the key "E" to jump to an error position in the sourcecode, if compiling hangs. However, this opens vim in Terminal and I'm not ...
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Problem with scaling

The code below work without [scale=0.5]. Any idea how to get it to work with [scale=0.5]? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{logo.jpg} ...
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Why : Error Minted package with rule color?

I have problem about use minted package, my mwe like this : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{Rub}{HTML}{061089} \begin{document} ...
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pdfTeX font expansion error during compilation

Background I am using Miktex 2.9 and TeXworks on top of that on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. To write my paper I have to use a provided template by 3rd party. However, I am not very experienced with ...
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Problem with “\newlist” of the “enumitem” package

I don't know why this code generates an error. ! Package enumitem Error: Undefined label. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{mylist}{enumerate}{1} \begin{document} ...
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missing $ inserted error for equation

I get the missing $ inserted error for the following code: \begin{equation} C = $ \frac{2}{\omega^2N^2\mu\pia} $ \end{equation} I have tried out different changes based on Googling for this ...
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Why is \item allowed in proof environments?

The other day I was typing up a proof containing a list and I accidentally wrote \item inside the proof environment (from the amsthm package) but outside of any list environment. To my surprise, LaTeX ...
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Package pdftex.def error PDF mode expected

Took me 6 hours today and still doesn't work, the error is : Package pdftex.def error PDF mode expected mf-texlive/tex/latex/pdftex-def/pdftex.def Example document: \documentclass{article} ...
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Missing $ error with matrix

The code below produces the mistake in the picture. Any idea why? % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Error: usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

Recently I'm getting an error on my macbook air since i've upgraded to Yosemite: usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex Anybody who knows how I can solve this?
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Language problems with biblatex and babel

I am trying to use biblatex with IEEEtran and babel, however I am having an error: Package babel Error: You haven't defined the language ENGLISH yet.. With regular Bibtex everything works as usual. ...
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How can I fix this problem: “Cannot determine size of graphic” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MikTex error for PNG images when trying to produce DVI I have the following line in my tex file: \includegraphics[width=1.0\textwidth]{pic.png} There is no error ...
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Unexplainable MetaPost Errors with drawarrow & math

I've run into some trouble with MetaPost's unhelpful errors, and cannot figure out why the snippet below kicks the following error: ! Extra tokens will be flushed. to be read again ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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Removing Title in baposter class

I am making a poster with the baposter.cls class. The class is a bit weird, and the title is inputed in the following: {\sf\bf (Poster title)} I would like to remove the title and have the boxes ...
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<Database entry “.”> error randomly appears and disappears

My document using BibTeX with the "jmb" bibliography style runs great usually. However, BibTeX started giving the error: Warning--I didn't find a database entry for "." Thinking I'd accidentally ...
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trend line in pgf plot

I have been trying to fit a trend line using pgf plot for my data and unfortunately can't seem to hit the right spot with the code. I have looked in the manual for examples of linear regression and ...
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Is there really no better solution to “Overfull \hbox” than adding a line break?

I am going through a rather long book to resolve the Overfull \hbox problem. Here is an example: varies greatly from organization to organization, team to team, and manager to manager. Innovation ...
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Undefined error when plotting from data

I have been trying to create a LaTeX plot for my own data. To get me started I have copied the code from this website (ShareLaTeX) into my TeX editor. All the graphs come out exactly like they look on ...
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\special commands result in Acrobat being unable to display PDF correctly

I'm currently using TeXworks 0.4.5 with Windows 7 SP1 and MikTeX 2.9 to compile a thesis template that was constructed by a colleague. (If you would like to see the template, click here). This ...
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I am getting $C$ instead of $\mathbb{C}$ in kile

I am using this header file while writing in kile, but I am getting $C$ instead of $\mathbb{C}$, could anyone tell me whether the below header file is sufficient for writing advanced mathematical ...
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Missing number treated as zero and illegal unit of measure

We get error Missing number treated as zero and illegal unit of measure if we write following code \centering \includegraphics[width=150mm,height=50mm]{forum.jpg} % forum.jpg: 1065x236 pixel, ...
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How to divide underline with ULEM package?

In some Chinese books, proper nouns were underlined uncontinuously. How to divide underline with ULEM package, as in the first pic? I changed the ulem package, and want to seperate some words, ...
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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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bflabel undefined

After updating LaTeX (MacTex) with Tex Live Utility the other day I've had trouble compiling using \bflabel: ! LaTeX Error: \bflabel undefined. The document I'm trying to compile is a modified ...
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How may I discard the following error (undefined control sequence)?

Please note that this error does not affect for I could always ignore it and proceed, BUT I cannot figure out what causes it to occur. Error occurs at the last line; \end{flalign} ...
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Misplaced alignment tab character & error while using bibliography

When I build my tex file, I get this error: ! Misplaced alignment tab character &. l.6 \newblock Chapman & Hall/CRC, six edition, 2003. I can't figure out why you would want to use a tab mark ...
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Code wont't work in my version of TeX

I have this code: \documentclass[seceq]{iis} %%\documentclass[seceq,review]{iis} \subjclass{Primary 62F12, Secondary 62F05.} %A mathematical paper should be accompanied by the Mathematics Subject ...
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\mathbb{Z} yields undefined control sequence error

I am using WinEdt 6 for compiling my TeX documents. I am getting an error with contains the line $\mathbb{Z}$ showing that it is undefined control sequence. How should I rectify it? Should I include ...
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Undefined control sequence for $ \left\{ f\in \mathbb{R} :f\neq 0\right\}$ [duplicate]

Undefined control sequence for $ \left\{ f\in \mathbb{R} :f\neq 0\right\}$ and for $\left\{ x\in \mathbb{R} :\neq -1\right\}$.
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Error missing $ [duplicate]

Hello I've been having a "Missing $ inserted" on my latex document and i'm not sure what to do. I've tried asking previously but wasn't able to fix it. I'm not sure at all what I'm doing wrong but i ...
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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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Debugging help, something about an end note

I am getting this error [275 ] ! Argument of \@doanenote has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.726 {citation} ? This raises a number of questions: What is causing ...
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Beamer not working at all!

Suddenly I am getting the cryptic "Text line contains an invalid character" errors (100 of them) on all my beamer files. Even this MWE doesn't work right: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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resolving an error in tikz library

I am using the following program written by Mark Wibrow: \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} %%%< \usepackage{verbatim} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} ...
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Trying to use \frac with ω

I am trying to post in our wordpress blog and reproduce some formulas from this paper: http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue69/Varoufakis69.pdf In page 5, when he talks about "Law 2" he says: ‘Law’ ...
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Problem with 'shrink'

I have a very basic problem. When I use shrink command I receive an error page as below. Here is my code % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> ...
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Wrapfig in LyX causing error “You can't use a prefix with '\begingroup'”

I'm experiencing an annoying issue concerning a book inside LyX with multiple files (one per chapter) and the use of wrapfig. The file ch4.lyx contains wrapfigure floats. When processing this file ...
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TeX. Problem with input stack size

When I try compile my TeX file, I get a error Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size = 5000]. What may be the cause of this? TeX file is from Lyx editor. I search for unclosed brackets, ...
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Lyx 2.x: Document Class Not Available - Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite PB 3

I'm running the latest Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta, and I ran into a problem installing MacTeX (2014) and LyX (2.1.2). Upon successful installation of both, LyX would launch with an error: "Document ...
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Using \snoc as macro name inside mathpar

I'm able to define a macro called \snoc but unable to use it inside a mathpar environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathpartir} \newcommand{\snoc}{hi} \begin{document} \begin{mathpar} ...
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Make latexmk ignore errors and finish compiling

I like to use latexmk in command line this way: latexmk -pvc -pdf -xelatex foo.tex In the event of an error in the translation, I have to manually terminate the compilation in the command line (the ...
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Bad \line or \vector when attempt to use `\layout`

When I attempt to use \layout with the MWE below I get: LaTeX Error: Bad \line or \vector argument. Commenting out \layout works fine and the file list is: article.cls 2007/10/19 v1.4h ...
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Weird Error from \midrule

I am getting a weird error code: \expandafter \let \cmrsideswitch \@tempa \fi \fi? Strange error in my table The question above had the same code and it was liked to his use of \cmidrule. I am ...
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Error Asymptote when compilling file ?

I try install program Asymptote at My computer and i follow all instructions from this, when i am compile my file like this : \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Use this form to include EPS (latex) or ...
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Latex error while compiling

While compiling the tex file I am getting the following error message Missing number treated as zero. (to be read again) \hfil 1.69 \newpage