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Conditional equations with with one curly bracket in LaTex?

How would I code something like this I've got the code \begin{equation} L = \begin{cases} 1 & \text{if $i = j$ and $deg_j \neq 0 $} \\ stuff & ...
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No color profile found for RGB screen colors

I am using Texmaker and when building tex file I get the following error: No color profile found for RGB screen colors The files is compiled correctly, it seems that the Texmaker has issue with ...
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I can't get TeXworks to work

I installed the basic Miktex 2.9 Version (64-bit) on a new Computer (Windows 10). I opened 'new from template', chose 'Basic LaTeX documents' and then 'article.tex'. When I want to compile the ...
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Can not compile my latex file with \urldef

I have the following line in my latex file: \documentclass[runningheads,a4paper]{llncs} \usepackage{amssymb} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{url} ...
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Trident sign showing up unwanted when itemizing

When itemizing, I have found unwanted Trident-like signs being produced in the output. Moreover, it is giving error messages for the said section. The whole document is rather short, and runs as ...
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Failed to create pdf file

My sister is currently writing her thesis and at mid work an error occurred at creating the pdf file. Since I don't have that much experience with Latex myself I can't really help her much with it. ...
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includegraphics throw error with eps file

I want to use the ACM Latex proceeding template available at: http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template I have downloaded all the needed files that are defined on the LaTeX2e section, and ...
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How to change chapter name to something else without triggering “LaTeX Error: Command \footruleskip already defined” with memoir class?

I tried the first and second solution proposed here Change the word "Chapter" to something else . But once I replaced book by memoir class. It triggered an error. The first solution was ...
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New editor and undefined control sequence error

For the past few years I have been using Texniccenter, but I recently changed over to Texstudio. I like the look of it a bit more. Anyway, I have run into an issue that I have no idea how to fix. The ...
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Error when using align ''Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } l.47 \end{align}''

I get ''Missing } inserted. } l.47 \end{align}'' when i'm using the align function to align multiple equations. The code works if i remove \begin{align} , \end{align} and the & symbols before ...
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(??) when citing, error message during Latex typesetting!

I use \cite commands and recently, only from a certain line in my document, the references are written as (?) but the full references are found at the end of my document like previously.. Error ...
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Compilation of a Springer paper using svjour3 and BibTex for a TEX absolute beginner

this is the first time I have tried using the TEX code. I cannot compile my text. I use Windows 10, and the code below yields error messages that I transcribe in the console output. Can anybody be ...
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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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Error 256 (driver return code): No pdf produced

I have been merrily going along proofreading and typesetting, but now this: (./id003.aux) xdvipdfmx:fatal: CID count > 65535 Output file removed. ) Error 256 (driver return code) generating ...
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TexMaker is not producing a PDF file after compiling resulting in “File Not Found”

This is my first time posting a questions, so I apologize if I don't do this correctly. I know this question has been posed before, so I apologize for asking again, but I have not been able to ...
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Using label to indicate which pages should have watermark in xwatermark pages

\newwatermark command in xwatermark package has an option pagex which allows to to insert the watermarks only on selected pages. However, it requires me to put hard-coded page numbers for example. ...
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Problem with ShareLaTeX

I have a problem using ShareLaTeX with a template for a thesis. I did not change the template at all, compiling it on my computer worked properly. However, if I compile the template on ShareLaTeX I ...
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TeXShop does not compile on Mac OS El Capitan (pdflatex not found)

I am having trouble typesetting with TeXShop (using the latest 2015 version for Mac) in OS X El Capitan. When I try I get the following error message: Library/TeX/texbin /Library/TeX/texbin ...
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'Missing }' with phonrule package

My first time messing around with the phonrule package, but I kept getting the same error in my larger, more complicated document to I recreated the diagram in this super-simple document - compiled ...
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Troubleshooting for biber

I'm trying to switch from BibTeX to biber and ran into the problem that biber does not produce any output file. I noticed several questions about problems with biber e.g., Biblatex/biber does not ...
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Why does this listings command keep giving me this error?

\documentclass[titlepage]{article} \author{foobar} \title{foofoofoo} \usepackage{syntonly} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \maketitle \newpage ...
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Doesn't the acronym package define \aclabelfont?

I am trying to build this minimalistic document which only imports the acronym package and attempts to redefine the \aclabelfont macro: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{acronym} ...
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Error: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution

I just installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio. I opened TeXstudio and recieved the following message when I tried to compile: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution e.g. MiKTeX or TeX Live, ...
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xcolor gives me 101 errors

I wanted to use the xcolor package to get the possibility of creating different shades of certain colors, in this case black!90. After including xcolor in my document I suddenly get 101 errors. I have ...
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Oops! you have loaded package pgf after bidi package

I keep getting this error in my TeXStudio: Package bidi Error: Oops! you have loaded package pgf after bidi package. Pleocument again. \begin{document} What does it mean?
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Huge number of errors in Texstudio on Ubuntu, none in Windows [closed]

If I try to compile the following in Texstudio on Linux: \documentclass[fleqn]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{breqn} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Inserting hat and subscript

! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.121 \^{p_{ijk}} = \^{\pi}_{ijk} = \fract{y_{ijk}}{n}
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Windows 10 - MikTex 2.9 FATAL miktex-maketfm - No creation rule for font jkpmn8t+10

I had to reinstall my Windows 10 machine and now the Tex document that I'm working does not compile and I have the error source file not found. I tried to : Remove and ReInstall Miktex (32 or 64 ...
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floatrow throws the error “No room for a new \count” [duplicate]

I wanted captions on the side of figures, so, following this answer, I tried the floatrow package. This, however, resulted in the following error: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX ...
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Blank pages getting inserted between figures

I have been trying with no success to find out what is causing this problem, im using \documentclass{report} \usepackage{appendix} \renewcommand{\appendixname}{APÉNDICE} ...
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How can I convince texcount that my use of \newcolumntype is perfectly valid syntax?

Note that not counting words is not an option. All journals in my discipline require a word count on submission, as do most anthology editors, conference organisers and other institutional powers. ...
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xgalley doesn't like \addvspace

The following minimal example produce the typical "Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item" error. I can't understand what's wrong with loading xgalley together with the use of \addvspace... ...
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LaTeX Error: rewrite undefined

Any ideas on what could fix this error? Running pdflatex -shell-escape "paper.tex" This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live 2009/Debian) \write18 enabled. entering extended mode ...
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! Missing endcsname inserted to be read again and \relax \relax }{figure.caption.33}{}} errors

I am new in latex can you help me please. I start writing my first chapter in my thesis and near to finish but suddenly this error appears: LaTeX Warning: Label `eq4' multiply defined. ! Missing ...
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Error message: the literal stack isn't empty for entry XXX

I am struggling with an error message that I don't understand: ---the literal stack isn't empty for entry ladershortgershuny while executing---line 5227 of file apacite.bst (There was 1 error ...
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Weird “Something is wrong - perhaps a missing item”

currently, LaTeX drives me wild on a very weird "Something is wrong - perhaps a missing item" It happens in line 3 of the following document, although it only imports the scrpage2-package. ...
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Can't find LaTex font phvb on mac

I was compiling a latex document on mac osx and getting this error: This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded base=mf) kpathsea: Running mktexmf phvb ! I can't find file `phvb'. ...
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All of a sudden, many error messages with a file that worked perfectly before

I am working on my thesis and use latex for the first time for this matter. So I am new to the program. I am working with TexShop and have the following problem: Everything with Latex worked fine for ...
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Cv tex doesn t work

% Exemple de CV utilisant la classe moderncv % Style classic en bleu % Article complet : http://blog.madrzejewski.com/creer-cv-elegant-latex-moderncv/ \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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Cannot insert .eps figure into LuaLaTeX compilation [duplicate]

I'm trying to insert a .eps figure into my document. I'm using LuaLaTeX. I have already tried to remove the ".eps" extension from the \includegraphics{} command, but it didn't work. Makes no ...
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LaTeX gives Missing { inserted error

I have written this: \textcolor{blue}{? scalar alpha = 1\\ Generated scalar alpha = 1\\ ? scalar omega = 1\\ Generated scalar omega = 1\\ ? scalar beta1= 0.0\\ Generated scalar beta1 = 0\\ ? scalar ...
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How to diagnose unclosed (incomplete) \iftrue or \ifnum?

I'm working on a large LaTeX document (over 1000 pages). I'm using \include liberally, and there are 47 .tex files in play. At the end of the run I get these diagnostics: (\end occurred when ...
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LaTeX Error: File `lastpage.sty' not found

I'm using a LaTeX template for a research article I've converted the .tex file to a minimal example: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{SelfArx} \begin{document} \subsection*{Results} \end{document} ...
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writing in Sharelatex, got “File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef.” error

While trying to compute my report in ShareLaTeX I got the error stating "File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef." I've tried looking through the document for an error in curly bracketing {} ...
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Package incompatibility?

I have a book written in LaTeX (WinEdt 9, Windows 7) that I cannot compile after I switched to a new computer (worked perfectly before). The error is You can't use prefix with "\begingroup on one of ...
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LaTeX Error using thmtools: Missing \begin{document}

Starting to use the thmtools package, I encountered a LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. in the following minimal example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{thmtools} ...
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Google docs to TeX and pdf shell script produces a blank first page, and gives me a “! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}.” error

I made a shell script, Ubuntu 14.04 (taking ideas from google docs as team editor) to grab a google docs file and convert it to LaTeX, compile with LaTeXmk to PDF and then open the pdF with evince as ...
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Problem with contour in pgfplots (error)

I'm trying make the same that in pgfplots contour example error The difference is I have gnuplot installed. But appears error: ! Package pgfplots Error: sorry, plot file{avanzado_contourtmp0.table} ...
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yfont.sty not found - What to do?

I have been using LaTeX now for some time without encountering any problems. But then, since yesterday, I have been unable to use it due to an error that reads ! LaTeX Error: File `yfonts.sty´not ...
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“! You can't use `\raise' in internal vertical mode” error

I used the command \raise to superimpose a title to a writing. I got the error ! You can't use `\raise' in internal vertical mode which puzzled me for a while. For those interested, here is my ...