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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

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 ...
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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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`'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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I remove rectangular brackets around definition optional title?

I am fairly new to latex, so i am using a "base" i got, to write my thesis in. At the beginning of the tex file, the following lines are placed, to define theorems and definitons: ...
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Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Why do I get an ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue. error for this entry: @Misc{TSG-SA-WG3-44-Apr, Title = {{3GPP TSG SA WG3 (Security) meeting #44 ...
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Why do I only get this error on one of my computers and not the rest?

I was writing a chemistry lab report earlier and when I went to compile , I got an error I have never seen before. The error is in part of the template I use for all my papers, so I tried compiling ...
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TikZ Poster Turning Blank?

I was using TikZ to create a conference poster and all of a sudden, the display built into ShareLaTeX displayed a blank green page. I can't seem to attribute the sudden change to a single source. The ...
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Command + T is not working in TeXShop

The following screen comes out when I press CMD+T in TeXShop. I am using OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan.
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Undefined control sequence caption

When I compile document that has such code: \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \DeclareCaptionLabelSeparator{emdash}{~--- } ...
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Error: Could not start the command pdflatex.exe

Whenever I work on TeX, first time it works normal and gives output but later it makes problems and can not give output. Mostly it gives error like this "Error: Could not start the command: ...
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Biber exits with “WARN - No data sources defined!”

I am trying to use biber with XeTeX. Whenever I try to run biber against my .bcf file (generated via biblatex with the biber backend properly stated), I have the following output: INFO - This is ...
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conflicting packages -

I need help figuring out which packages are conflicting in my document. I get the error message at the lines 35 and 44: \T already defined' and \U already defined' My preamble includes: ...
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Extra } or forgotten $ with biblatex and biber

I'm relatively baffled by the behavior of the following MWE. As far as I can tell, there is nothing wrong with the .bib entries. However, trying to compile this document (biblatex v3.3 and biber v2.4) ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char - {U+2010)

I am encountering the following error and have no idea where to find the solution; Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ‐ (U+2010) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. See the ...
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\subsection{$\x_0$} and undefined control sequence

I have \subsection{$\x_0$} in my document and it doesn't compile because of error undefined control sequence. Why is that?
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Error when using eps2pgf [closed]

I am trying to convert an eps file to pgf code, using the Java command line tool Eps2pgf. I have an eps file called cuspsurface, which is saved in the same folder as Eps2pgf. When I enter the line ...
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How to skip latex error and generate document

I am trying to generate image formula from latex (Formulas given by a third side). First of all i am writing a tex document, like: \documentclass[12pt,border=5pt,varwidth]{standalone} ...
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Error about paper PDF file [closed]

I am trying to upload an article (written using LaTeX) on the website of a IEEE conference. The error I get when uploading is the following: The paper PDF file cannot be accepted: The paper is a ...
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Errors (1) missing \endcsname, (2) TeX capacity exceeded when including audio with media9

I'm trying to include sound clips in my .tex file. In a minimal file, I have no problems: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \section{Lyd} ...
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Getting error with a dash “-” in \label{}

I want to have a dash symbol in my labels, such as \label{restapi-1}. Up until now that worked fine. However, just now I created another label: \label{diagram:dao-package} and I am getting compilation ...
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authoryear not working when using elsarticle template or own original tex file

I am trying to use the elsarticle.cls for a journal that needs (author, year) format for the citations. I have tried the following: \documentclass{elsarticle} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} This ...
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BibLaTeX not working with MikTeX, TeXMaker [closed]

I am using the latest version of both MikTeX and TexMaker (fresh install about two weeks ago). I am getting very frustrated because I am completely unable to use BibLatex in any of my documents. ...
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Error message: '\spacefactor' in vertical mode

I'm fairly new to Latex and have run across an error message reading: 'You can't use '\spacefactor' in vertical mode. \@ ->\spacefactor \@m{}' I am really unsure of what this means. ...
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Problem with \@makecaption [closed]

I can compile a .tex file on my own system but when I transfer the folder to an external server and run the same file, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: \@makecaption undefined. followed by ...
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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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pgfforeachungrouped with three arguments

This is a follow-up to a previous question of mine, with a slight addition. I would like to loop over data in a file and give the plot styles as a list. In the old question I gave only a color and an ...
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Latex Missing $ Help

How much glucose $(C_6H_{12}O_6)$ per liter should be used for an intravenous solution to match the $7.65$ atm at $37 °C$ osmotic pressure of blood? What's wrong with this LaTeX Code? I can't figure ...
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Error: Package keyval Error: standout undefined (Beamer)

I am using Metropolis theme Minimal example: tex file \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{metropolis} % Use metropolis theme \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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Multiple errors when compiling standalone document

I reinstalled my Windows 7 without loosing most software (including MiKTeX) and hopefully most settings. With my new OS I can build LaTeX files with no problem (I use MiKTeX, xelatex compiler). The ...
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! Undefined control sequence [closed]

I am continually receiving ! Undefined control sequence. 3. $f(x) = -3x^{2} -5x +7$\\ $-3x^{2} - 5x +7$\\ $-3x^{2} - 5x = -7$\\ $x^{2} - 5/3x = -7/3$\\ $x^{2} - 5/3x +25/36 = -7/3 + 25/3$\\ $(x+ ...
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How to make bpchem/auto-pst-pdf work with hyperref?

I'm using the bpchem package along with the auto-pst-pdf package to do molecules numbering in .eps chemdraw files (as well as in the bulk document) and I noticed that it does not work when the ...
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\int command skipped in compilation [closed]

If I am writing like this: \int_a^b or \int_{a}^{b} it skip the \int and writing only a to the power b but when I am writing only \int without limits it is showing the following error: ! Missing ...
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Missing $ Inserted error, although the error is related to something else

I have used a website as a datasource, and tried including it as a reference on my BibTex file. I am working with TexMaker, which was unable to compile it. I have since deleted the citation both from ...
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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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“Found no citation” etc. BibTeX error when I have no bibliography

Here is an extremely minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello, World! \end{document} Using TeXMaker, quick compiling (PDFLaTeX + BibTeX + PDFLaTeX * 2) this ...
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Multiple Compilation errors: Missing $ inserted

I'm a beginner when it comes to Latex so excuse my formatting if it is poor. Whenever I compile, I receive multiple Compilation errors: Missing $ inserted ans Extra } or forgotten endgroup. I've ...