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Stopping Texmaker from moving the cursor from current line to another place of the document in errors

I've faced numerous times that Texmaker moves the cursor from the current line to the top of the document if there is a compilation error. Is there a way to stop this functionality? EDIT: Texmaker ...
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“! Misplaced \noalign. \hline ->\noalign” error while adding 3rd row in tabulary

I'm preparing a business strategy report which has been divided into multiple tex files. One section is about competitor analysis, and I would like to make it with a table. The declarations in ...
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Error Latex TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]

I want to test this template http://students.engr.scu.edu/~sschaeck/latexforthesis/. when i run the makefile i get this error .Please what does it mean this error here the code : ...
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Random errors using pdfLaTeX in Texmaker

I cannot use pdfLaTeX in Texmaker on my laptop. It was working on my desktop with windows 7, and I installed MiKTeX and Texmaker on my laptop with windows 10 and opened the same file and now it gives ...
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TeXShop Paste Spreadsheet Cells macro does not work with special characters

Texshop (3.61) menu: Macros -> Paste Spreadsheet Cells does not work when the original Excel spreadsheet has special characters and diacritics. This is the code I use in the beginning: ...
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cannot get a navigation newcommand correct

Sorry, I did not read up extensively as I guess this will be easy for people experienced with newcommand. If you prefer to point to the problem and not right away solve it, thanks too. ...
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Undefined control sequence \eq

I am just starting using LaTeX and there's a problem I cannot solve. See, I want to make a plan so I use this code : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,landscape]{slides} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Can't open .pdf file after saving .tex file [closed]

I simply can't open a .tex file I wrote and saved as a .pdf file. Here is what I wrote: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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I downloaded a package because Latex said it needed it, and now my computer keeps crashing

I am very new to Latex but I have been slogging through teaching myself to use it. Recently I was working on an assignment and I wanted to add a figure to my document (which was an article). I found ...
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Video in Beamer with multimedia, undefined control sequence

./demo.vrb:4: Undefined control sequence. \pdfmark [{\box \@tempboxa }]{pdfmark=/ANN,Subtype=/Movie,Movie=<... l.4 ...[width=\textwidth]{CNT2.png}}{CNTvideo.mov} this ...
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undefined control sequence \textquote

I have written a complet thesis using Latex and TexStudio. Everything was working fine, suddenly, TexStudio have lost all my defined profile and I get the following error for my bibliography: ...
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Error: Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \mathplus

i am new to LaTeX and i have a problem. This is my tex file: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Unbelievable error [closed]

I have a very long document. If I add this code Si chiama spazio misurabile ogni coppia $(\Omega ,\mathcal{A})$, dove $\Omega\neq\emptyset$ e $\mathcal{A}$ è una $\sigma$-algebra in $\Omega$­. Gli ...
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“There's no line here to end” in custom command

I am working on creating a resume in LaTeX and have defined a command that allows me to input my work experience. The only problem is that whenever I try to use an itemized list, as seen below, I get ...
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Font isn't found though properly installed

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Latex Error: File `siam10.clo' not found when I compile with Texify and PDFTexify

recently I had installed Miktex 2.9.3972 because I have an old PIII running Windows XP service pack 3, but when I try to compile the Proof.tex file, PC gives this result: Command Line: texify.exe ...
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Glossaries and custom section headings broken

I've a document, where I use the glossaries to manage acronyms for me. Sometimes, I use a \gls{} command inside a section heading, and I have defined page headers to have the current section heading. ...
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Caron accent in the bibliography causes a microtype error

I'm getting the microtype-related error ! Argument of \MT@res@a has an extra }. when trying to compile a BibLaTeX bibliography that contains a caracter with a caron accent (\v{a}, i.e., ǎ). Here's a ...
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tikz cannot find a node for use as a baseline

Minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass[tikz,border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{accsupp,xparse,hyperref} \usetikzlibrary{calc,fadings} ...
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List of algorithms not working with amsbook document class

I am using \listofalgorithms in a document with \documentclass{amsbook}. It seems the two clash for some reason. When I run pdflatex, I get the following error message: (./main.loa ! Undefined ...
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Strangely LaTeX error for using \boldsymbol command

The LaTeX's compiler, errors for bolding the mathematic formula very strangely! To blacken the mathematic characters, I've frequently used the \boldsymbol command, but after some certain point ...
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PDFLatex throws errors, undefined control sequence, use of \sortlist doesn't match it's definition, etc [closed]

I recently asked a question about using biblatex, but that didn't seem to be a problem. I now used some code which should work fine, but I'm still getting errors. Here is the code I used: ...
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Error: Could not start the command: pdflatex.exe [closed]

I suddenly got to the following error using TeXstudio 2.8.8 Error: Could not start the command: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "1".tex Here, "1" is the filename when I used for ...
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TeX does not show bibliography in pdf file

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \chapter{Introduction} fsdkjjfashgjfang jdfshlkj \cite{bar} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{biblio} \end{document} ...
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if-elseif-else throwing errors

I am trying to create a if elseif else algorithm but not its throwing me errors. The errors say: !Argument of \algosec@Elseselfstrip has an extra }.<inserted text> but cant see that I have ...
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Why am I getting an undefined control sequence error in this line? [duplicate]

This line is giving me an error which I have been unable to remove for the last hour. Let $a^i =p\times 10^{n+1} + r$ and $a^j =q\times 10^{n+1} + r$ be two such powers. Let $a^j \gt a^i$.
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How do I input phi(t) approaches 1 in latex?

How do I input φ(t) approaches 1 in LaTeX? I have tried $\phi(t)\to\1$ but I keep getting an error message.
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Illegal unit of measure for pdfpages package

I am having some trouble with an error message that I am receiving and was hoping that someone could provide some advice. The code is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[grid, ...
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wrapfigure problem: text over figure

I am a relatively new LaTeX user, so bear with me. I am using wrapfigure to present figures in a grant application (read: space is at a premium). All of a sudden, one of my figures is being ...
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Weird invalid character error [closed]

I get this weird error with this code and I have no idea why: ! Text line contains an invalid character. l.45 ^^@ ^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^... A funny ...
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problem in installing MikTex2.9

I met failing in installing MikTex2.9 and I can't solve it . MiKTeX Setup 2.9.4503 Report Date: Thursday, May 05, 2016 Time: 10:34:29 OS version: Microsoft Windows 8 Business Edition, 64-bit (build ...
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How to handle input strings in tables, when the input string has line breaks in it?

I have a document template I've written that has worked well until now. It includes input to define things like the name of the document, doc control numbers, etc. Unfortunately, I have a case of ...
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Struggling to get moderncv files to compile

I'm a real novice on LaTex, having only used it previously a small amount at University but not for a while. I've decided I'd quite like to transfer my CV to the LaTex moderncv style. I downloaded ...
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Is this character causing the graphics path error?

I have a graphics path: \graphicspath{{C:/Users/Username/Documents/Project 1 - Project Title/Project Writeup/Project/Graphics}} That is not working: File 'Figure' not found. ...
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Error “Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{”

There's a peculiar error when running biber. I have a .tex and .bib file that compile to a fine pdf on one pc, but give the error Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{ on the ...
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How can I get section titles show first letter capitalized?

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} %% General document %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.fractals} ...
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How to fix this compilation error?

I am using WinEdit 9.1 along with Basic MikeTex 2.9.5845. On the Documents menu in WinEdit, I select the New Document ..." menu item. This results in the New Document dialog opening. In the list ...
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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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`'not found .`\end{frame}`

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false},xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} ...
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Undefined control sequence \end{frame} in beamer document [duplicate]

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false},xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} ...
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I encountered an 'errorUnknown graphics extension: .eps.'

I tried to load an .eps picture, but an error occured, errorUnknown graphics extension: .eps.
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Errors in cventry

I run the following Latex code (I am writing a CV using moderncv): \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} \moderncvcolor {black} ...
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“Missing { inserted” in align* environment

I have this bit of code: \begin{align*} P(\omega_{k}|x) \approx \hat{y_k}(x) = \frac{exp(w^{T}_{k}x^')}{\sum^{q}_{j=1}exp(w^{T}_{j}x^')} \\ where \quad x^' = [1, x_1, x_2,...,x_p]^T\quad\\ with ...
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# hash character in image path for \includegraphics [duplicate]

I am trying to include a figure from a path that has a hash (#) character in it, and failing. I've looked at these documents and did not manage to implement a working solution from any of them… one, ...
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! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode

My document was working fine, but now I keep getting this error after I plugged in a few more pictures and citations. ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion ...
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Writing new document - log file not found

I've been writing for many months already a thesis using Latex and until not no real problem. I'm trying to write a new report, in a separate directory to my thesis, only the error I'm receiving is ...
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empty ’thebibliography' environment

I get this error and I really don't know how to handle it. I saw similar questions here and I've tried the solutions, but it didn't work. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,fleqn]{book} %{scrartcl} ...
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Overleaf compile Error

I'm new with Latex and Overleaf and Im getting a compile error without error message while compiling the following code: \documentclass[a4paper, oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage[clearempty]{titlesec} ...
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! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine until I added the following URL reference to my references.bib file. The URL reference is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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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} ...