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Texshop does not produce PDF files from Eps files

My Texshop works properly in compiling my tex file, until I add a new eps file to my tex file. Then I receive the following error: Error: Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input: gs -q -dSAFER - ...
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Change temporary or locally error behaviour suppress undefined errors

I googled about this problem with no result yet. You might discourage this, but is there a way to suppress errors? This is an example how it should work. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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tikz text width causes error

What am i doing wrong to have this error in my thesis report ? ./Chapter1.tex:666: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/width', to which you passed '12cm', and I am going to ignore it....
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Unable to generate PDF by using MikTeX/Doxygen

I have basic-miktex-2.9.5872-x64 installed in my system. I use Doxygen to generate online help files. By using Miktex, I want to generate .pdf files from the online help files. But I get the ...
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isolate source of error

What is the best way to find the source of error Paragraph ended before \underline was complete.? As far as I know this could be any missing parentheses whatsoever. I got several files for text that I ...
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Problems compiling outside of sharelatex

My tex file compiles in sharelatex, with a few minor errors, but it works. The problem is that when I try to download the project file and compile it in texmaker it has a huge list of errors. These ...
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Runaway argument at \begin{document}

I got this error, probably because I inserted a wrong table. Now I removed the table, but the error remains. I read something about removing the aux. file, but I don't even see this file. And there ...
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Why does my document 'error' when using '%' [duplicate]

I am designing gamecards in LaTeX Everything is going pretty ok so far but when i try to insert the %-sign for a question about percentages my file keeps giving errors. I tried putting the ...
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Recover unsaved Texmaker file following blue screen

So I decided to do some work while walking around the city today and copied part of my thesis into a blank .tex file. I ended up getting a fair amount of work done over the course of the day, however ...
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Package bbold not working

I've been trying to use the bbold package for the indicator function but I get the following error: Process started This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (C: \Users\somename\...
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Lyx can no longer find images

I have update a number of images in lyx and changed the contents of images but not their path. I import images as follows: \begin{figure} \centering\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figure_name_1}\caption{...
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I don't really know what's wrong.. can someone please help me! [closed]

I just started to use texmaker, so i don't know a lot of things aboit it. when i try to copile the errors in the image apeared and i don't know how to fix
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Sharelatex: Recompile seems to be using a cached version

To fix compile errors, I'm changing the source file and clicking 'Recompile'. It goes away for a second or two and then shows the same error, regardless of fixes. Since the error shows the filename ...
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soul package \hl with \cite gives error: “@citex has an extra }”

The following MWE gives me an error. This should work, shouldn't it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color,soul} \begin{document} \hl{A statement \cite{hong_groups_2004}} \end{document} Here's ...
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Tex capacity exceeded compiling only 50 lines latex file (pdftex), seg. fault (lualatex)

This is one of the strangest things I've seen in Latex (and I have seen many strange things). 50 lines of code, almost all of it is verbatim. Any small change to the verbatim can cause the error to ...
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\iftrue in \let “swallowing” the following \fi

I already searched for comparable questions, but found none with this problem. I have the following LaTeX formatting section to define inline and multiline comments that can be "in-commented" at one ...
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Programmatic Table Building Error

I am trying to build a variable size table programmatically. All the logic works separate from the table commands, and the table commands work separate from the programmatic logic, but somehow when I ...
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pdflatex on linux gives error, pdflatex on windows no error. You can't use `\spacefactor' in math mode

Could someone please explain why this file compiles OK on MikTex on windows with no error, but on Linux with TexLive 2015 it gives an error? \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Text Column Overfill (Non-Tabular)

I am working on a 2 column article and am getting warnings that some of my sections are "Overfilled" in specific places. In the preview I see some words spill over into the margins. This spill-over is ...
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\newcommand ! Undefined control sequence

I try to make a new command for quotation (know there're better way to do it, but I just want to know, why it's not working for me that way). In my preamble I wrote: \newcommand{\q}[1]{$\glqq$ #1 $\...
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Error compiling pfdLatex Document on ubuntu 14.01.1 while using the IEEEtran.cls

Am using IEEEtran.cls in my document but every time i try to compile i get the following error message kpathsea: Running mktexmf ptmr7t ! I can't find file `ptmr7t'. <*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; ...
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Theorem Numbering problem - Lettered subsections

I am trying to write theorems that will number based on section and subsection. I know this is the default when you enter, for example: \newtheorem{defn}{Definition}[subsection] but when I do ...
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TeX-based solution to Google Drive sync problems

When files are stored locally in Google Drive, and sync is turned on, problems can occur when compiling a TeX file. For example, using Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 10 to build Thesis.tex, I get ...
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Siunitx error: “Runaway argument? Paragraph ended before \SI was complete”

Do siunitx macros need special characters after them? The below code throws a 'runaway argument' error. But if I add a ; after [\$] the code complies. And if I add a ., the code compiles, but the . ...
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Problem with bibliography Missing $ inserted

What should I do to solve this error? Thank you in advance
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TeX Root incorrect, MiKTeX209-core.dll no entry, amstex.exe quarantined by Norton 360

I have a desktop computer in my office with Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) SP 1, and my private laptop with Windows Home (64 bit) SP 1. MikTeX 2.9 full 64 bit version is installed on both of them, ...
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Missing \begin{document} [duplicate]

I get the Missing \begin{document} error, with the document compiling with an extra page in the beginning. I have looked up as many as possible similar questions and it seems like the answer is ...
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Adding Matlab plots to a template Book with no errors?

I am working with a template available online i.e. https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/thesis/phd-mphil-thesis-of-university-of-cambridge I am trying to add Matlab figures using tikz. Before, doing ...
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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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bad mathchar (32768) error message in my regression table made with estatb in stata

I have imported a regression table made with esttab in stata in my LaTeX document using the packages booktabs and threeparttablex. To do so I follow the steps indicated in the post Regression tables ...
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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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I downloaded a package because Latex said it needed it, and now my computer keeps crashing [closed]

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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After MiKTeX update when using LuaLaTeX: Package pgf Error: Driver file ``pgfsys-luatex.def'' not found

I just updated my MiKTeX instance to the latest packages and am using the LuaLaTeX compiler. Whenever a document relies on pgf I get the following error: ! Package pgf Error: Driver file ``pgfsys-...
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Undefined control sequence \pgfmath@ in \node with text height or text depth

The below file gives this error when compiled with pdflatex (from TeX Live 2015). How do I fix it, and what have I done wrong? Error \pgfmath@dimen@ ...men@@ #1=0.0pt\relax \pgfmath@ l.27 .....
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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} \usepackage[...
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undefined control sequence \textquote [on hold]

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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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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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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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} \pgfkeys{/SS/nulx/size/.initial=0.25ex,/SS/nulx/size/....
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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 onwards,...
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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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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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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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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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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 [on hold]

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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“! 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 main....
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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} \usepackage[...