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Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/y error plus index'

I am having trouble compiling the attached mwe. I receive the following message: "Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/y error plus index' and I am going to ignore it. Perhaps you ...
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Trouble using an image in a Beamer presentation

I'm trying to include an image in my Beamer presentation, but I keep getting this error: !pdfTeX error: /usr/local/texlive/bin/i386-linux/pdflatex (file ./markov.jpeg): reading JPEG image failed ...
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image into framewithtitle environment (memoir class)

I need to add image or figure into boxes for my phd document, so i try using the framewithtitle environment defined in page 276 of memoir class documentation. % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % -*- ...
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Hyperref package is causing error message

I am trying to typeset my document, but the including the hyperref package gives me the following error: The required file tex\latex\url\url.sty is missing. Now my problem can probably be ...
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Index printing issue

I am writing an article with an index, and I'm using the makeidx package to do so. I have made sure to include the \makeindex command in my preamble, and I have included a \printindex command near ...
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Itemize in tabular // minipage resulting in `Missing \endcsname inserted` error

The minipage solution of this accepted answer is also what I'm looking for, that is, this one :-) not this one :-( The commented-out part of the MWE below tries to implement that minipage ...
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Basic Document Set up and use of fuzz

I am very new to using Latex and am using TexStudio. I am trying to answer my latest university assignment about Z notation formal specification but am getting a couple of errors: 1) I get the error ...
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What's wrong in directly using tikzcd environment? [closed]

I have a MikTeX 2.9 distribution installed on Windows 7 with PGF 2.10 and tikz and I get a hundred errors at compilation no matter how many dollar sings I use to surround the diagram environment: ...
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error in lyx compilation

I am trying to compatible a document using Koma-script document class, but it throws the following error, which I could not understand. \tableofcontents {} The control sequence ...
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Problem resizing an itemize environment with a \scalebox: “Something's wrong”

I have a \block containing a \itemize: \begin{block}{title} % \scalebox{0.8}{ \begin{itemize} \item 1... \item 2... \end{itemize} % } \end{block} I try to use \scaleboxand ...
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Problem with beamer and listings package, cannot obtain pdf [closed]

I want to use \usepackage{listings} in a beamer presentation. I obtain "Process exited normally" but it says "Error no file found". The process exits normally but texmaker doesn't find any pdf file. ...
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Untyped character at the end of chapter

Although there is no "f" typed, there exists a "f" character at the end of the chapter when pdf is created. What can be the problem? I can't find it! Even I delete all the text, and just type a ...
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Save size exceeded 80000 - which texmf.cnf to edit?

This started as a comment on David Carlisle's answer http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/134599/37570 Running under Windows, I see 2 texmf.cnf files: under \texlive\2013 and ...
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Latex not Working After Format!

I formatted my laptop because of a virus and now my latex doesn't work .... I downloaded latex along with some basic-miktex setup where I also checked the box that said install missing packages on ...
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Force latex to finish compiling regardless of error? (xelatex)

I have a reoccurring problem. I want to be able to force latex to finish compiling regardless of an error. I know that this error will occur several times in my script and it is a result of the ...
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Table formatting error extra alignment tab

\begin{table}{ht} \begin{tabular}{|cc|} \hline 10g & Tryptone // 5g & Yeast extract // 5g & NaCl // 10g & Agar // 1ml & Ampicllin (100ng/ml) /hline \end{tabular} ...
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Error \hfil while compiling .tex file [closed]

Whenever I am compiling my .tex file using writelatex web service or using the the Texworks on my own desktop. I am receiving the following error message. I have checked everything but could not find ...
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Problem compiling TikZ diagram using template

This is my first input here. I have a problem compiling this document, where particularly the TikZ graph comes messed up (no graphics at all and labels superimposed). I am using TeXstudio with MiKTex ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char -> from bibliography file [closed]

Recently I added a name in my bibliography file with the letter É. When I tried to compile, Texstudio gave me the following code: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:É. not set up for use ...
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RequirePackage and usepackage behave differently

I design exams which should contain code samples using pdflatex. In lecture scripts I successfully use the listings package. The general design is done via the exam document class. I created my own ...
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Compilation issue regarding ragged2e.sty

I'm trying to compile a tex file for my thesis and I keep getting a persistent error: [LaTeX] finished with exit code 1 /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/ms/ragged2e.sty:144:Undefined control sequence ...
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\subsection{AAA \Rey } error in beamer

My MWE is \documentclass[presentation]{beamer} \let\Tiny\tiny \usepackage{hyperref} \usetheme{Berkeley} \newcommand\Rey{\mbox{\textit{Re}}} \begin{document} \section{A section} ...
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Problem Update Module at ConTeXt? [duplicate]

From my question before : ERROR After Updated Modules at ConTeXt? Since I updated third party modules at ConTeXT, i get problem can't use modules at My ConTeXt document and I always get a message like ...
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ERROR After Updated Modules at ConTeXt?

I have problem after update modules at ConTeXt and I can’t use module at my document before I can. My MWE from this link : http://downloads.ziddu.com/download/23836664/Vektor.rar.html You can see my ...
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My TeX file can not reat \qatop and \func

I want to open a latex file but it gives error , it can not understand \QATOP and \func \begin{equation} Li_{-r}\left( x\right) =\frac{\sum_{j=0}^{r}\left\langle \QATOP{r}{j}% ...
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usage of \lipsum[] leads to fake examples

This is more a comment than a question. I've tried several hours to wrap text around a picture using the wrapfig package. Among others, I have relied on Adjusting left/right margins of a wrapfig ...
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Trouble with the hyperref package in TexWorks

I'm writing my thesis with TeXworks and I'd like to use the hyperref package. I've downloaded the package from the internet but it doesn't seem to be working. This is my preamble: ...
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I try to compile (XeLaTeX) and Texmaker goes on endless loop

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,fleqn]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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Fatal error, "Can't write on file 'test.pdf'

I am not the most experienced latex user, so I hope I can describe the problem accurately. When I compile my tex document I get following message: ! I can't write on file `test.pdf'. Please type ...
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weird underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph error [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked dozen of times, but I cannot find any with a problem like mine: I'm working on this document, which compiled fine yesterday (I still have the old version and it is ...
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Undefined Control Sequence - setmarginsrb

I wanted to modify the margins of my LaTeX document. Here's the commande I wrote: % Margins \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \setmarginsrb{4.5cm}{2.5cm}{3.5cm}{2.5cm}{0pt}{0pt}{0pt}{0pt} ...
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Bad math environment delimiter in standalone class [duplicate]

Given a file master.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{standalone} \begin{document} \input{sub} \end{document} and a file sub.tex: \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \[ 0 ...
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TeX capacity exceeded + Semantics package [closed]

I get the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. \do #1#2#3->\mathcode `#1 ="8000 l.14 ..._{1}\; a_{2} -> v_{2}}{a_{1} - a_{2} -> v} ! ...
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ellipsis+titletoc+…(utf character) : does it also cause a bug and how to solve it?

The error In the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{titletoc, ellipsis} \begin{document} \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{So…} \end{document} I get the error ...
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Error with \topic while using the minutes package in LateX

I am using the minutes package in LaTeX, and everything works just fine, except that the command \topic doesn't work. \subtopic works just fine, but when I use \topic it gives the following error: ...
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Error viewing dvi file: Postscript specials could not be rendered

How to rectify this error while viewing .dvi file, ******* Error: /undefined in H.S Operand stack: --nostringval-- PermitFileReading --nostringval-- PermitFileWriting --nostringval-- ...
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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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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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texstudio: automatically close log if no errors

I would like the texstudio message window automatically hides if a compilation finishes without errors. I managed to find the way to do it in some old version, but forgot it now. Could you please ...
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“exsheets”: How to produce a list of questions in two or more columns?

I've come across some problems regarding the exsheets package and the use of multicols. When I try to enclose a series of questions, as seen in the provided example, the columns aren't typesetted as ...
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Font name in LuaTeX's fontspec

I have a document using fontspec which works fine with XeTeX, but a the Linux Libertine Initialis O font is not found when compiling with LuaTeX: Here is a MWE reproducing the problem: ...
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Question about seemingly random indentations after compiling [closed]

So I have been working on a large, 360+ page document, and after working on a few pages of tables, the tables have begun to indent with no apparent reason. Now I don't consider myself a nooby here, ...
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Why am I getting this “Couldn't load requested aspect” error?

I want to include some Matlab scripts in my thesis. Unfortunately, I can't get listings to work properly. If I try to compile the following code, \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Downdated TeX-Files?

Question: Hey everyone. I tried to install some packages (subfigure/subfig and mcode), but destroyed my whole TeX. I am running Kubuntu 12.04, downloaded the files, created the .sty-Files and put ...
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pdf_tex file not found

I'm trying to include an image (edited in Inkscape) in my document. However, everytime I run the file , it says "File not found". In Inkscape i have saved the document as .pdf and used the latex ...
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BibLatex warning as below. Any clue? Thanks [closed]

Here is what I want to accomplish, i.e., apa-style citation \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=apa]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{american}{american-apa} But I received ...
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MnSymbol fails with `\mathcal`?

Let me first give you this minimal example: \documentclass[11pt]{minimal} \usepackage[retainmissing, abx]{MnSymbol} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \[ \mathcal{ABC 123} \] \end{document} ...
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“exsheets” package: How to use “chapter-hook” when using \printsolutions[all]?

I'm writing a book which includes exercises spreaded through its chapters. To typeset the exercises I'm using the exsheets package. I want to make an appendix with all the solutions listed per chapter ...
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Strange error when compiling in texmakerE

Recently I've started getting a weird error in Texmaker I can't understand. To make it worse, it seems to disappear at the slightest change. On the good side, it doesn't prevent compilation. On the ...
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\input problem 'missing $' 'extra }'

I'm writing my thesis and I'm stuck on a problem \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \input{./inc/Intro/intro.tex} When compiling I get tons of "Missing $", "Missing {", ...