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Why does `! Missing $ inserted.` occur when using \verb in beamer?

When I use \verb+...+ within beamer I get ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.6 \end{frame} ? What is going wrong and how do I fix this problem? A minimal example is ...
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how to download and install hobby package for this latex scheme [duplicate]

I get this following scheme but it doesn't work in my laptop, i work using texmaker and miKteX 2.9, i always get the error I can't find tikzlibraryhobby.code.tex, i enter the package manager to ...
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progressbar Beamer theme: Errors trying to build an adapted example

I'm very new to LaTeX, so sorry, if this question is too trivial. I'm using the following code to build a sample presentation, based on the 'progressbar' Beamer theme and its demo code: ...
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Why does \mathbb{R} cause '! Undefined control sequence. - \GenericError'?

When I compile the following document, I get ! Undefined control sequence. \GenericError ... #4 \errhelp \@err@ ...
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Latex distribution new installed, error undefined control sequence always occurs when moderncv is used [closed]

I installed protext distribution on another pc and tried to edit my cv. Unfortunately this error message does appear and I do not know why? *geometry* driver: auto-detecting *geometry* detected ...
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Odd graphics error — “division by 0”

When I compile this code in xelatex... \documentclass[letterpaper]{texMemo} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \memoto{You} \memofrom{Me} \memodate{\today} \memosubject{Some stuff} ...
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\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} get error: Metric File not found [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my PC and tried to set up a LaTeX Editor. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %\usepackage[latin]{fontenc} If I uncomment the last line, I get the ...
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Error - Missing number treated as zero

I'm getting this error when trying to combine chapters in my thesis: Chapter 1. ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> } l.13 ...on{BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT OF ...
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Find error in multifile document

I am receiving the following error when I try to compile my multifile document: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. l.335 Which of course happens from time to time. However, the log does not show in ...
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Can't get a MWE to work in Lyx

I'm a newbie and have jumped in at the deep by trying to get this MWE to work. I'm using Lyx 2.1.1. I've left out the first line from the MWE \documentclass{article} Lines 2 - 28 I've inserted ...
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Strange error - \@writ

What may be the reason of the following error? The code doesn't want to compile. > ! Undefined control sequence. > l.67 \@writ
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mtpro2: PARENS environment error

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[lite]{mtpro2} ...
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SCfigure won't compile, shows a runaway argument error

I'm trying to create an SCfigure, but the formatting doesn't seem to be working. I have used this same code and it worked fine, but I tried to compile again in a new session and this error showed. ...
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pstool fails where preamble in document works

In my template I make us of a command \ExecuteAfterPackage defined in templatetools. If I use that I get in trouble with the way pstools loads the preamble. For example this code ...
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pstool not working with grffile

An error report regarding my template and pstool not working made me look at the problem which seems to be a principle problem of pstool together with grffile I created a matlabfraq file using ...
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How to add footnotes in htlatex via fn-in?

In the html code that is generated by htlatex I want to have footnotes appear on the same page instead of a new one (just like in the .pdf that is generated by pdflatex). So I read about the fn-in ...
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Conversion of latex to html for Word does not work

In order to get html code that is appropriate for Word I used the following command that I found on a TUG page: htlatex filename "html,word" "symbol/!" "-cvalidate" If I do this in Cygwin I get the ...
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Avoid splitting/wrapping error message when using pdflatex

When compiling with pdflatex and using the file-line-error option if I have a long pathname and there is an error, that error is split at 80 characters in the log file (see image below) Is one (or ...
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Sideways Table not created - Missing number, treated as zero

\documentclass[twoside,11pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[hang]{caption2} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{psboxit} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Don't have read permission [closed]

I installed mtpro2 manually but texstudio gave the error Trying to make PK font mt2mit at 720 DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The mt2mit source file could not be found. Running ...
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Error while writing equation

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper, total={6in, 8in}]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Upgrading hyperref to avoid error (\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink)

I'm running into the \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink error in my system (elementary OS 0.2, based on Ubuntu 12.04) The question mysterious error: \pdfendlink ended ...
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pgfplots - plusminus doesn't match its definition

I've been trying to make a ybar plot with error bar using pgfplots. I want to make this graph inside a tex template, but one weird thing has occurred - when I inserted the following code (be more ...
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Problem using T1 fontenc.sty

It appears an error in raw 100 of the file fontenc.sty. I don't understand why. I used it with Spanish babel. What can I do?
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LaTeX: a4wide package and hungarian settings “input stack size” exceeds

I have a file that compiled on Ubuntu 12.04 and now (with Ubuntu 14.04, a fresh install, TeXLive 2013, packages from the Ubuntu repository) not. I purged the file, and I find that without a4wide ...
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newcommand, section

I just received a new task in LaTex with a predefined structure and predefined commands. There was also the command \mysection. I think it shouldn't show the text of the section in the document, but ...
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Citations undefined - Bibliography not compatible with with author-year [closed]

NOTE: Edited changes to bibliographystyle --> now \bibliographystyle{acm} \documentclass{report} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{fixltx2e} ...
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htlatex will not include files properly

My Latex project has one main.tex file which includes several other .tex files which again may do the same. When I run htlatex main.tex the generated main.html does not contain anything from the ...
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Why this error? Missing $ inserted [duplicate]

I've not opened any $.. and i'm not using any mathematical command (apart \pm but this is not the problem because it doesn't work the same). The first error is just after the first \end{tabular}. I ...
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Why does htlatex not work as expected?

I am trying to use htlatex to get an HTML version of my thesis. pdflatex just works when I compile the .tex files with TexStudio. So I ran the following command from the command line: htlatex ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \textcurrency unavailable in encoding T1

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside,]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} ...
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Errors for \subfloat environment

I am getting these errors (below) for each \subfloat when using this code. It has worked fine in the rest of my thesis, but suddenly there is a problem. Note that I exported all previous work from ...
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apacite not working in tex

I've been requested to change the bibliographic reference style of one of my papars to APA style, but when using the apacite command the document is not compiling. A MWE is shown below. My problems ...
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htlatex on file including files from subdirectories, and output directory

Parts of my issue has already been answered in different questions on this site and elsewhere, however none of them solves my problem as a whole. A question about just specifying the output directory ...
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About LaTeX for a beginner [closed]

Hullo, Im just starting up with LaTeX. I keep getting error messages even though I feel as though everything has been done correctly. I am just doing the intro exercise which is shown from the help ...
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Undefined Control Sequence / section

\begin \section{Logistic Regression} dfgfg \subsection{Background} Parent Class : \documentclass[12pt]{ociamthesis} % default square logo %load any additional packages \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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stix font error: PK font stix-mathrm could not be created

I can't compile the document with stix font. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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\par in the parameter text (as an argument delimiter) and \vbox{#1} in an \everypar macro

This is basically a question about TeX's error messages. I am confused by a cryptic error message that TeX gives me when I try to do the above. I have tried to isolate it, but have come no further ...
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Strange errors while writing a package

This short document: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{gnu} \begin{document} \end{document} with the following package: %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \def\fileversion{2.7} ...
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What is the meaning of \+ in doxygen-generated latex?

When compiling a software reference manual with doxygen and latex output, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.2 ... Modular System for Shelves and Coasts (M\+ ...
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Why is adding \usepackage{physics} causing an error with \let\left\relax

The following small MWE gives an error, TeX Live 2014 \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{physics} \let\left\relax \let\right\relax \begin{document} $\frac{a^2 ...
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I'm not able to add a figure

sorry if my english is not perfect, I'm writing in latex but I've a problem ... this is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,10 pt]{report} \usepackage[italian]{babel} ...
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LaTeX cannot find a lot of packages!

When I try to compile a file, it gives errors and the output is only math accents. Plain text is not displayed. Here is the log file: kpathsea: Running mktextfm ecrm1200 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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undefined control sequence <argument> [closed]

! Undefined control sequence. <argument> Non-linear version of \stabilized \ conforming nodal integration ... l.15 for Galerkin mesh-free methods} . The control sequence at the end of the top ...
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File ended while scanning use of \Gscale@box@dd

I am getting this error for a while now, and I can't seem to fix it?! Here is my code - my table won't even load because of this error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Error trying to align series of equations

I am new to LaTex and I am using TexWorks and PDFLaTeX. This is the following code that I am trying to compile. El Random Fores es muy basico y intuitivo:%$$ \begin{gather} \text{Dado que tienes el ...
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Why doesn't this code compile?

Why doesn't this code compile? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \GraphInit[vstyle=Classic] \SetGraphUnit{2} \Vertices{circle}{A,B,C,D} ...
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How do I fix 'org-reftex-citation: No bibliography defined in file' error?

I am using Debian Wheezy with Emacs24.4.50.1 and Org-Mode 8.2.6. I am using Kieren Healy's Emacs Starter Kit for the Social Science. http://kieranhealy.org/resources/emacs-starter-kit/ With this ...
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Bad interaction between alltt package and babel with the italian option

Given the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage{alltt} \begin{document} \begin{alltt} \(\sb{1,1}\) \end{alltt} \end{document} I get the error: TeX ...
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Why the tikzcd command does not compile

I try to make a diagram: \[ \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=small] &D^n \arrow{r}{e_\alpha^n} &X\arrow{r} &X/(X-e_\beta^{n-1}(B^{n-1}))\\ S^{n-1}\arrow{r}{\cong} ...