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Error message when using biber

Great site here. I have a question regarding Biblatex and Biber. My current .tex file structure looks like this in TeXworks: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{inputenc} ...
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Reducing stretching of a caption gives an error

I get an error when I add the stretch=0.80 command to the caption-package as here: \usepackage[font={color=red,footnotesize,% stretch=0.80},labelsep=quad]{caption} The caption is a simple ...
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! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode

I am using an image within minipage and getting error message. ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. Below is minimal working example. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} ...
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How to get rid of “c-cedilla” in math mode?

This code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \providecommand{\c}{\mathrm{c}} \begin{document} Complement of $A$: $A^\c$. \end{document} Produces the following error: ! Missing { inserted. <to be read ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@@boxput

When I try to compile \boxput*(0,1){\colorbox{white}{Titre de la boite}}{ \setlength{\fboxsep}{6pt} \fbox{\begin{minipage}{8cm} Bla \\ Bla \\ Bla \end{minipage}} I obtain the error message : File ...
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Bibtext Citation displayed wrong in PDF

got a problem with a citation being displayed wrong in the pdf. This is the MWE \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{scrpage2} ...
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Accents generate errors with moderncv class

When using accented characters (e.g. ë) I get the following error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:ële not set up for use with LaTeX. A minimal working example is given below. To the best ...
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Error when using greek symbol in subscript in beamer presentation

I am working on a beamer presentation which will include many mathematical symbols. I use MiKTeX 2.9 and the TeXstudio IDE. I have run into a problem when I attempt to use certain mathematical ...
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Problem witch \include and \chapter

I am including the chapters of my thesis with the \include command. The chapters start with \chapter. This worked until last week, but suddenly TeXStudio won't compile. I get an ! extra \else error. ...
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sharelatex: PDF inclusion: required page does not exist <5>

I checked the other question similar to this issue yet I could not find a proper solution for the issue I am facing for including an .svg file which is converted using inkscape with pdf+latex option ...
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Why does my Latex want multiple \end(document)s?

My Latex document wants multiple instances of \end{document} even though I only have one begin{document}. Without the extra \end{document}s, I get the error: Compile Error. Sorry your LaTeX code ...
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I can't find file `supp-mis.tex

As I was to compile using MikTeX and TeXstudio I got the message: "I can't find file 'supp-mis.tex'. \input supp-mis.tex Emergency stop. \input supp-mis.tex Option `pagecolor' is not available ...
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Trace errors when using \include

I'm writting my thesis and decided to divide my main .tex file into different files containing the chapters using \include. However, when I compile my main file the error logs don't take me to the ...
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Conflict between TikZ and university dissertation *.cls file

When compiling a document using my university's dissertation class file and the TikZ package I receive 3 error messages: 1) Missing number, treated as zero [\xdef], 2) Undefined control sequence. ...
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Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size = 5000]

This is the error I am getting since I have added some new references to my .bib file. I think is more than a filled stack. Any ideas? references.bib It was requested a minimum working example but I ...
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‘\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink’ error with current version of hyperref

I am experiencing the hyperref split-link issue described in previous questions. I tried to update the hyperref package as recommended as well as the oberdiek package which also seems to have some ...
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Missing $ inserted Error without using any $

Hi I am getting it in the lines: Missing $ inserted. $ I never used any $ . [13] Chebrolu, Kameswari, Bhaskaran Raman, and Ramesh R. Rao. "A network layer approach to enable TCP ...
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Can't get Glossaries to work (Beginner)

I'm honestly sorry for my stupid question but i just cannot get glossaries to function. I'm constantly reading that I should execute some sort of pearl script where i need a pearl processor or ...
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“Missing number, treated as zero” error (begin{papers} …)

\documentclass[journal,12pt,makeidx,twoside]{combine} \usepackage[size=journal,trim,noicc,bleed,inner=1.53cm,outer=1.23cm,top=1.25cm,bottom=1.25cm]{createspace} ...
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Here is how much of TeX's memory you used:

Here is how much of TeX's memory you used: 5 strings out of 493109 133 string characters out of 6135010 52967 words of memory out of 5000000 3570 multiletter control sequences out of 15000+600000 ...
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LaTeX Error: File `kbordermatrix.sty' not found

I have the code for a transition matrix that compiles fine with a desktop editor like TeXstudio, however fails to compile in cloud-based LaTeX editors like ShareLaTeX or Overleaf: ...
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Error in \begin{document}

I have got \begin{document} error. It says Runaway argument? {1 !File ended while scanning use of @writefile. <inserted text> \par 1.7 \begin{document} ? I am writing thesis of MPhil and ...
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What is causing undefined control sequence?

I'm getting this error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.64 ...p(- \frac{E_j - E_i}{k_B T}) & \quad \text {: E_j > E_i}\\ ? ! Undefined ...
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Error Updating TexShop

I am currently running TeXShop Version 2.47 on OSX 10.9.2, and whenever I click TeXShop > Check for Updates, I receive the message "An error occurred in retrieving update information. Please try ...
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Error: Missing $

I have bla $ H $ bla bla $ 2 \times 2 $ . blabla: \begin{equation} H = \theta \textbf{I} + \textbf{ \tau } \cdot \textbf{a}, \end{equation} Why does it give me the following error: ! Missing $ ...
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I'm getting a “missing $ inserted” error even though it's plaintext. What did I do wrong? [closed]

Here is the text that generates the error. SaaS is een afkorting voor ``Software as a Service". Dit houdt in dat de klant tegen een doorlopende vergoeding online gebruik kan maken van de software ...
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A file does not compile (with enumitem.sty)

The following does not compile. What is the error? \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{wideenum}{enumerate}{4} \setlist[wideenum]{wide} \begin{document} ...
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Error with Chemgreek

I have windows 8.1 pro with texworks and miktex when I run the template I have, I got error with chemgreek file. when I installed texlive I run it without error Undefined control sequence. ...
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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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question regarding comment section{\usepackage{rotating}}

My program is showing error at 1.29 line section{\usepackage{rotating}}. What should i do? my code is \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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undefined control sequence - \@rllanguagename

I've been using LyX for a while for math typing. So far I was using the "standard article" class, and everything worked well. But when I'm trying to use an AMS article class, I get this error (even if ...
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Latex Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item for labeling environment

\begin{labeling} \item[ Frequency range: \SI{200}{\mega\hertz} to \SI{1000} {\mega\hertz} in steps of \SI{1}{\mega\hertz}] \item[ Stirrer positions: 36 ] ...
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Help locating conflicting options error

I have a conflicting options error message, and I can't figure out what is causing it. Please see my set-up below. I realise this a pretty complex set-up, so I'm not looking for a full analysis of it; ...
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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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\textsubscript not working anymore after update

I ran into a weird problem after a recent MikTeX update. I used to use \usepackage{fixltx2e} to get the command \textsubscript{}. However, if I do this now I get the warning Package fixltx2e Warning: ...
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How can I ignore pdflatex missing package errors while compiling (pdflatex)?

My question is related to How can I ignore latex error while compiling?. I have a document (for testing purposes) which uses mathbx package. Unfortunately my Miktex distribution is old (but I am happy ...
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! Undefined control sequence. appearing in the citation

I am using Texmaker 4.1 in Ubuntu 14.04. This is part of my .tex file. \documentclass[useAMS,usenatbib]{mn2e} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{color} ...
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How to overcome Acrobat Reader error 131 with a pdfLaTeX doc?

I'm generating a PDF document with pdflatex (more precisely, latexmk invoked from TexMaker 3.4. My LaTeX install is TeXLive 20120719). I can read the document fine in Okular and Gmail's attachment ...
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LaTeX Error: Command \openbox already defined

Please Help me to get rid of the following error: ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\mytheorem\demonstration.sty" Package: demonstration ! LaTeX Error: Command \openbox already defined. ...
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Command \* already defined … see p.192 of the manual

My code had: \newtheorem*{theI}{Thesis I} And it gives me the error: Command \* already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. 1.16 \newtheorem*{theI}{ ...
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Cleveref's \cpageref{} command leads to “Missing number, treated as zero” error, when used in a document using (at least) two page numbering schemes

Update: I have updated this question & the corresponding code. The minimal working example code was overhauled after receiving some valuable suggestions from @Johannes_B regarding how to make it ...
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the memory dump file could not be found

I'm using MiKTex on Windows 8. Using the simplest tex file would bring about the error. pdflatex.exe: the memory dump file could not be found. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Listings package couldn't load Mathematica

I have the following code sample, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings,xcolor} \lstset{language=Mathematica} \lstset{basicstyle={\sffamily\footnotesize}, ...
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longtable+ltxtable = ! Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr

How to fix it? I lost any & or newline ? The error: ! Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr. <recently read> \endtemplate l.16 h1 & h2 & h3 \\ The ...
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How to use Boondox calligraphic font in LaTeX without replacing \mathcal command

This is a follow-up question to a previous question I asked about how to use the Boondox calligraphic font alongside the standard \mathcal font. The solution involved getting the \mathalfa package ...
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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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Getting TikZ to work on Elementary OS (Ubuntu)

I'm running Elementary OS (which is a fork of Ubuntu 12.04), and am having troubles getting a LaTeX installation to work. Code that worked on my old installation on Windows, doesn't appear to work ...
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Problem after copying text: inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‭ not set up for use with LaTeX

I have a LaTeX document, that can be compiled without any problems, but after copying some text into the document, I'm getting a huge amount of errors that say: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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Scandinavian letters (ä and ö)

I've been working on my thesis with MikTex, and I've had a problem for some time now. Every Ä and Ö letter is marked a black box of sort or as ?. I've looked around the internet and I know that you ...
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MikTeX Error Results from Boondox / Mathalfa LaTeX Font Package

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...