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What's wrong in directly using tikzcd environment? [closed]

I have a MikTeX 2.9 distribution installed on Windows 7 with PGF 2.10 and tikz and I get a hundred errors at compilation no matter how many dollar sings I use to surround the diagram environment: ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:�\expandafter not set up for use wit h LaTeX

I'm having problem with generating pdf file from my tex file. When I use \documentclass with draft option, it generates pdf file with images as boxes without errors, so it's fine. But when I change ...
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File ended while scanning use of \textit

I tried deleting the aux file but that did not work, there is no } or $ missing. Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Undefined control sequence in \printbibliography (biblatex)

EDIT: On a suggestion I added: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and changed \bibliography{citations.bib} into \addbibresrouce{citations.bib} This solved this specific problem, even though I now ...
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Can not plot x^4, sqrt(x) or x^3 + 5x^2 using pgf/tikz

I have recently started using LateX, and I am beginning to use pgf/tikz to create plots. But I have encountered some problems with the functions stated above. I can plot the function f(x)=x^3, but ...
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Undefined color error in Section after defining the color

In the following MWE, \documentclass[twocolumn,showpacs,preprintnumbers,amsmath,amssymb,superscriptaddress]{revtex4} \usepackage[dvips]{graphicx} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} % in order ...
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Error when using AASTeX in LyX [closed]

I am getting an error whenever I am trying to view the document in Preview. The two errors are "LaTeX Error: Command \singlespace already defined." and "LaTeX Error: Command \doublespace ...
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Error: “A document must be saved with an extension (and without spaces or accents in the name) before being used by a command”

I am new to LaTeX and was trying out this today: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{Latex} \maketitle \end{document} But as I run it, it says Error: A document must be saved with ...
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Why aren't the braces showing

I have this tex: \(\mu_{A}\left(x\right)\in \[0,1 \right\]\) The issue here is that [ and ] are not showing around 0,1, why is that? Thanks.
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pdflatex error in Inlage Editor - Command line compiler

I have installed MikTeX and Inlage LaTeX editor for intellisense LaTeX programming. To convert it to pdf when I click the convert icon, it displays me pdflatex.exe not found. I changed the path of the ...
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Using pdflatex.exe to Convert TeX to PDF within a C#

I have my TeX file (only firstExample.tex inside my folder) document and I want to convert it to PDF and display it within the application. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} this is only ...
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SF298 package giving undefined control sequence error

I am trying to use the SF298 package for latex and it gives an undefined control sequence error. The error is as follows: ! Undefined control sequence. \ExecuteOptions ...eserved@a \CurrentOption ...
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wxmaxima latex code gives me error when I use tcolorbox package

I copy the latex code that wxmaxima gives me and I obtain minipage error The code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,oneside,spanish]{article} \usepackage[spanish,es-nodecimaldot]{babel} ...
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package calc Error :\gdef invalid at this point \title

I get the following error message when I try to compile the code below. package calc Error :'\gdef' invalid at this point \title What am I doing wrong? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} ...
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Compilation problems BootCamp Miktex. Missing \item perhaps

I have a document which currently compiles on my pure windows machine but I have problems compiling on a mac which uses bootcamp and runs windows 8.1. I get the same error at strange places in the ...
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Usepackage english babel - default.sty not found?

I am totally new to latex. I have downloaded Miktex (for Windows) and installed it to the root directory of my local hard drive. I have a predefined latex template. When I try to compile this ...
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tikzpicture “There is no … in font nullfont”, but no extraneous text

While looking at the log file of my document, I see a lot of paired error message lines that look like this (there might be slight inaccuracies, I am typing this on another computer for reasons I ...
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error message in beamer

I am making slides for a presentation on beamer and everything was going perfect. However, all of a sudden I cannot compile and I get the following error messsage: "! Text line contains an invalid ...
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Error when inserting a table in LyX [closed]

I am preparing a research proposal and everything was going very well until I inserted a table. It gives me this error. Even if I use the code mode, I get the same error. I believe its a package ...
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Changing the itemize label causes an error

I need to change the itemize symbols. Firstly I tried this: \renewcommand{\labelitemi}{\cdot} which led to an error: "! Missing $ inserted". Then I tried this one: ...
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Problem with matrix dots

Why do I have the following problem? I've tried \cdots.
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Not making space?

The system of linear equations \[6x_1 + 4x_2 = 9 \\ x_1 + 5x_2 = 0 \] can be also depicted as \[ \left( \begin{array}{ccc} 6 & 4 & 9 \\ 1 & 5 & 0 \end{array} \right). \] When ...
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Cannot find where I made a mistake

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \newcommand{\tab}{\hspace*{2em}} \center{\huge{\emph{Calcul théorique de la propulsion éléctromagnetique de ...
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Beamer doesn't compile on windows using minted [closed]

Have the same problem than him: Beamer presentation fails to compile after TeX Live upgrade I'm on windows using miktex (texworks), compiling with --shell-escape. I have the same message: LaTeX ...
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MiKTeX install fails [closed]

I'm trying to install Basic MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 to the default location and I'm receiving the following error: Has anyone seen this issue before? The message says The operation could not ...
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LaTeX error ! Too many }'s. \color@endbox ->\color@endgroup \egroup [closed]

I am getting an endgroup error. i.e. too many } causing an early closing of the document with the below code. I use sideways tables and floats later on in the document, not sure if this is causing the ...
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amsmath bibliography conflict

Edit: I found a solution. I used the tocbibind package and replaced the line in the template with \settocbibname{Bibliography} I'm working on my thesis and my university has a LaTeX template ...
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Error message while compiling labeled equation in align in newenvironment. It says some other labels will be lost

\newenvironment{pfof10}[1]{\vspace{1ex}\noindent{\bf Proof of Theorem $\ref{n}$}\hspace{0.5em}}{\hfill\qed\vspace{1ex}} \begin{pfof10} \\ soooooooo \begin{align}\label{part3} x&=y \\ \end{align} ...
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Error with line-breaking in cvlistdoubleitem in moderncv

I'm experiencing a strange asymmetry in how moderncv's \cvlistdoubleitem command handles line-breaking. This code compiles perfectly. \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} ...
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Getting “! Missing $ inserted” error

I try to write a math formula but i get many errors and a bad display. Here's the code : \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Suite de Syracuse : $\forall U_0\ge 1, ...
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undefined control sequence in equation

I have loaded the amsmath package. I am not able to get the mass function of a negative binomial distribution. The code is: \begin{equation*} f(count_{i,t}|\lambda_{i,t},\theta_i) = ...
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Sweave (using R Studio) with AEA class

Apologies for the newbie question! I've been having some problems trying to get a minimal working example using Sweave with a the AEA document class. My minimal example works as a .tex file, but the ...
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TeX doesn't recognize built-in control sequences?

I'm trying to learn to build things from the ground-up with TeX (not LaTeX---I've used LaTeX before, so I know how easy a solution "\usepackage{amsthm}+\begin{theorem}" is) and I'm trying to build my ...
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Molecular Biology and Evolution template - help fix bit rotted font definitions (and other things) [closed]

I am trying to get the Molecular Biology and Evolution journal article template to build. I have limited experience with LaTeX except as a consumer of existing packages. The linked zip file contains ...
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Can someone explain how to fix this error when trying to add a picture?

I am trying to add a picture using: \begin{figure}[!h!t] \centering \includegraphics[width=90mm]{Hollywood and Beverly Hills} \caption{Hollywood and Beverly Hills} \label{fig: ...
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How can I wipe TeX's memory of a user-defined control sequence?

I know I can redefine a control sequence to be empty or \relax, as in my example below. However, doing so doesn't prevent one from using that control sequence , because it is still defined. To add ...
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Problems with siunitx package?

Once I use the siunitx package, this error message prompts: ! File ended while scanning use of \__siunitx_table_rewrite_create_aux:w. <inserted text> \par <*> paper.tex I suspect ...
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Package babel Error: You haven't loaded the language french yet [duplicate]

I just got LaTeX up and running and started following some basic instructions. The first time I followed the beginning over here: http://ftp.ctex.org/pub/tex/tools/editors/TeXworks/manual.pdf ...
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Too deeply nested error with beamer

in this code I get a too deeply nested error I used this command \usepackage[loadonly]{enumitem} to fix error,but all items become on the same level. Any help please? ...
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File ended while scanning the use of \@newenv

I am trying to create a diary in LaTeX. I have found a relevant question using latex to keep a diary. I believe that ferahfeza gave a prety answer however there are some points that are not working. ...
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Environment aligned undefined when trying to write a system of equations

I'm trying to write a system of equations in LaTeX. From the Wiki page Advanced Mathematics I took this example: \begin{equation} \left.\begin{aligned} B'&=-\partial \times E,\\ ...
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Errors from \sfrac (xfrac package): “missing number” and “illegal unit of measurement” [closed]

When I attempt to use \sfrac (from the xfrac package), multiple missing number, treated as zero and illegal unit of measurement (pt inserted) errors are generated. Example document: ...
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How to insert tikzpicture in beamer?

I want to run this slide in beamer. I tried lot of things but always getting the errors for package clashes. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{AnnArbor} \usecolortheme{beaver} ...
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“]” not working [duplicate]

I tried to compile something like the following but it is not compiling: $$ \begin{array}{ccc} [u,v]=0&,&\text{if bla}\\ [u,v]=0&,&1 \end{array} $$ I also tried ...
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Error using the align environment [closed]

What is the origin of the error LaTeX detects when compiling the code below? It produces the correct diagram, but tells me there is an error with `aligned'. \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Errors in authorinfo in ACM template

In a submission to a ACM conference with double blind review process, I'm getting errors while compiling my tex file. The error says "No authors were specified for this paper" if I try to comment out ...
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Errors using chemstyle in LaTeX [closed]

I am a total novice with no TeX or programming experience, trying to learn how to use LaTeX in general, but specifically attempting to use the 'chemstyle' package, so as to allow for automated ...
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Error on including large videos with media9 [closed]

I am trying to include a video of 17MB using the media9 package in a beamer presentation (I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{media9} ...
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Which package do I need for TACL template?

I've downloaded the following files from http://www.transacl.org/submission/ and placed them in the same directory: acl2012.tex acl2012.sty acl2012.pdf acl.bst but when i tried to compile the .tex ...
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.bib file causing bibtex to crash using vancouver style, no errors in log

I am currently writing a thesis using the vancouver style, and I have encountered an error. When I add any more citations to my .bib file (using jabref or otherwise), when I next go to compile, ...