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TexStudio cannot compile presentation [closed]

I have been using TexStudio for a long time with no problem in creating pdf files. But now I have to make a presentation with LaTeX and it does not compile. I tried every tutorial that appears when ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 bugs between xkeyval or dstroke

Please help a not installation expert. I just upgraded from MiKTeX 2.8 to MiKTeX 2.9 and I use TeXnicCenter 2.02. The compilation "hangs" whith the line "MiKTeX ...
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dvipdfm.def not found

Recently, I had to flash my hard drive and reinstall the operating systems. I chose to install Ubuntu 13.10. However, when I compile my latex document, I get the following error: "! LaTeX Error: File ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found on Ubuntu 10.04.2

I have install $ sudo apt-get install texlive-full on Ubuntu 10.04.2 but when I run I got this error about adjustbox. ! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found Is there anyone know how to ...
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Which package do I need for TACL template?

I've downloaded the following files from http://www.transacl.org/submission/ and placed them in the same directory: acl2012.tex acl2012.sty acl2012.pdf acl.bst but when i tried to compile the .tex ...
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Drawing phase plane with mfpic4ode

I'm trying to draw a phase portrait with mfpic4ode and getting problems with it. I'm not sure it is installing properly. I tried installing it with MikTex package manager as admin and non-admin. When ...
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tlmgr cannot setup TLPDB

I'm trying to update my installation of texlive 2013 under Ubuntu 13.10. However, I followed the instruction on this answer, but I get an error (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) ...
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WriteLatex utf-8 ģ symbol problem

I need to use ģ symbol in my presentation. This symbol has 0123 utf-8 code. But when I am typing it in writeLatex it compiles with error: Package ucs Error: Unknown Unicode character 291 = U+0123, ...
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LaTex: Error: Too many math alphabet used in version kurier

I can not solve this problem. I did all others comments, it it is still not working. The point is, there were no problem last year. I use these package \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{pdfpages} ...
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Package rerunfilecheck Warning: File `******.out' has changed

The warning continually appears and I always ignore it, but today I want to know how to deal with it. My MWE is \documentclass[14pt]{beamer}% http://ctan.org/pkg/beamer \let\Tiny\tiny% ...
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Error in compiling

I'm starting to use latex, my code is \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} The ...
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Disable “Auto remove aux files” dialog in TeXworks

Every time LaTeX happens to generate a corrupted .aux file for whatever reason, the following dialog appears, reading _Whil tupesetting, a corrupt .aux file from a previous run was detected. You ...
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Using language Portuguese on Appendices throws unsupported control sequence

I am trying to compile my work under MikTex 2.9 windows 7 and/or Kyle 2.1.2 The appendices are throwing an unsupported control sequence error when I try to compile with the langage set to Portuguese. ...
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Package PGF Math Error: Unknown function 'north' (in 'north west')

I have created the following shape (it has some more features but the error is always the same), based on a rectangle. \pgfdeclareshape{set}{ %Like in rectangle but without all the separators ...
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A little problem with pst-plot [duplicate]

I am getting error with this code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[ukrainian]{babel} \usepackage{fontenc} \usepackage{inputenc} ...
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Why is apa6 ('jou' mode) cutting off the end of my paper?

The Issue I am using the apa6 style package with Kile on ubuntu 13.10. For some reason, when I use the jou document mode, my writing is cut off. This is annoying because I find the jou option to be ...
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Shared counter (between description environments) results in “undefined control sequence” [closed]

The objective is to share the counter SharedCTR1 across the description environments. The following code works with only one description environment, but not with both. \documentclass{report} ...
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(Incomplete \iffalse) with enumerate and Hebrew

I get the same error as reported here. An update of miktex did not help so I am at a loss as to how to proceed. The example works just fine on a different machine. \documentclass{article} ...
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TEXMAKER when compiling gives me error misplaced alignment [duplicate]

! Misplaced alignment tab character &. <argument> ...d/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78751524824& partnerID=40&md5=4144bdb06... l.76 ...D=40&md5=4144bdb064f723bb3e27d5ff60673d79} I ...
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I'm using apa6 and BibTeX in Kile; what's wrong with my bib links?

The Question Why are the links in the Works Cited breaking like that? How can I remedy that? Main File \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{Web-based IDEs: A Brief ...
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Errors in LaTeX source [on hold]

I keep getting this error when I try to compile my tex file. Here's my tex file: \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} % A4 paper and 11pt font size \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % Use 8-bit ...
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Problems compiling arXiv LaTeX source files

I use LaTeX to write papers. I'm using TeXworks/MiKTeX on a Windows XP computer. When I write the LaTeX code, I can compile it without any problems using "pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX". But if I ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown option `ngerman' [duplicate]

I've tried to create German quotation marks in LaTeX, but after compiling with \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}, I get this error: ! Package babel Error: Unknow option `ngerman'. Either you misspelled it ...
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LaTex error: missing \endcsname inserted [closed]

I am one week into writing my thesis. We have a Latex template at our university. My latex was working fine and suddenly I got this error missing \endcsname inserted. I have even tried to disable the ...
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TeX capacity exceeds, when adding a single line [input stack size]

I get a strange error which unfortunately seems to be impossible make into a MWE – so I know we all prefer answers with compilable code, but maybe some one can help me sole it without … This is how ...
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A problem with revtex4 and colortbl

I never ran into the following problem before, where every time I tried to use matrices, LaTeX generated an error; !undefined control sequence. I was very puzzled as to how does this error come ...
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Can't Compile Because I haven't loaded Babel - But I'm not using Babel? [duplicate]

I tried compiling a document with an included Hebrew word. I copy and pasted the \usepackage example loading English and French as an example. Since then, my document will not compile no matter what I ...
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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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KOMA-Script throws “! Extra \else” error

With a minimal document such as \documentclass{scrartcl} \pagestyle{headings} \begin{document} \section{Introduction} \end{document} I am getting the following error with latex filename.tex ! ...
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LATEX: Error when use 'cline' in a table

I use latex to prepare exam sheets. I use the exam.cls package. In the cover page, I created a table to include the question categories and their points: \begin{table}[H] \centering \large ...
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How to create pdf with latex?

Sorry about asking a stupid question. I'm just trying to use this, but don't know anything. My problem is: I want to plot graph with python code. I run it in terminal (I'm using mac) by calling: ...
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Incompatibility between verbatim and tabu? (Danger of using \scantokens in a package)

With the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{tabu} \makeatletter \renewcommand\verbatim@processline {% \begin{tabu}to\textwidth{|l|X[-1,l]|} ...
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no Bounding Box

Using TexMaker I am compiling with PDFLaTex the following and I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in Figures/chl.png (no Bounding Box). \documentclass[draft,grl]{AGUTeX} ...
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I can't find/fix the errors in order to be able to compile it

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $These are two truth tables for the following: $\neg (p \vee q)$ is logically equivalent to $(\neg p) \wedge (\neg q)$ ...
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What are the restrictions when using the TeX Live rpm distro?

I installed [root@magpie ~]# yum -q info texlive Installed Packages Name : texlive Arch : x86_64 Epoch : 3 Version : 2013 Release : 4.20131226_r32488.fc20 Size : ...
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standard \cup vs musixtex's \cup

I'm using the musixtex package and it contains a \cup command (command for a dotted note). Unfortunately, I need the usual \cup command (command for the union of sets). Now, LaTeX doesn't recognize ...
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package keyval error: compat2 undefined

I am using MiKTeX 2.9, geometry v5.6. I am getting the following error package keyval error: compat2 undefined. The LaTeX code is attached here: \documentclass[phD,synopsis,a4paper]{iitmdiss} ...
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Vim complains of Whitespace error with \hspace

When I type the following line in Vim: \hrule height .1mm Why do I get the following error in the Vim Location List: foo.tex|258 error| Whitespace before punctation mark in " ." NOTE: It ...
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TeX Live not compiling from TeXnicCenter

Due to problems with psfragfig and MiKTeX I wanted to switch to TeX Live and TeXnicCenter instead (on Windows 8). However it does not compile even the smallest MWE in TeXnicCenter. I always get the ...
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Matrix creating “missing \item” error [closed]

I don't even have an enumerate nor an itemize in my document, but I'm getting a message that says "! LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item." I've searched here and elsewhere, and ...
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Is there a list of common misleading errors and how to go about debugging the real problem

Yesterday I posted a question "My attempt to local redefine a command is failing and not sure why" which I really knew the answer to. But I was thrown by the error message I was getting and after ...
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LaTeX error! Too many }'s. \color@endbox ->\color@endgroup

I am trying to input r code using the listing package. However, at the moment my file will not compile and returns the following error: ! Too many }'s. \color@endbox ->\color@endgroup \egroup I ...
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How to trace LaTeX errors efficiently?

One of the most annoying things about LaTeX is that handling errors can be cumbersome and nerve-racking. In fact, it is the main reason that keeps me from actively recommending LaTeX to most people ...
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Undefined control sequence }

Latex compile my code and it's kinda ok, but I don't understand an error it gives me This is part of my code that doesn't work \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=12pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Problem to show image. Error Bounding Box

I'm trying to add some images, but When i compile it, an error is shown, and in the PDF the images are not showed. Code I have used: \begin{figure}[!h] % h-here, t-top, b-bottom \begin{center} ...
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pdflatex bash script to supress all output except error messages?

I have a bash script which I use to compile a file with pdflatex twice (to make sure it sorts out references properly, etc.). This is the 'latexbuild' script I use: module load ctan pdflatex ...
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Strange Activity with TexStudio after Installing Package

I'm writing a program in TexStudio which includes an algorithm/pseudocode. I used the second post here to help write the pseudocode. After installing the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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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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Why does LaTeX tell me that a { is missing?

Whenever I compile my document including the following code, it produces satisfactory output on the pdf, but gives me an error: 43 Missing { inserted. <to be read again> ...
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Texnicle on mac can't find file with pdflatex

I've been looking for couple hours now and I haven't found a solution for my problem yet. I am trying to build a PDF using Texnicle. I have set up pdflatex and its always giving me this: This is ...