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! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000] [closed]

I wrote a C++ code, which will create a LaTeX file with Tikz commands. The tex file the code creates is pretty long i.e. around 43,000 lines. However, when I try to compile it gives me the following ...
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MiKTeX can't write on pdf file [closed]

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I'm getting the error: "can't write on pdf file." The pdf doesn't reflect what I wrote. What did I do wrong? My input: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Silent problems: bugs that do not result in an error or warning

If you do not use the inputenc package and have non-ascii characters in your source, this does not generate a error or warning. It does generate a Missing character: There is no ▒ in font cmr7! ...
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pgf math error, division by zero

I have a valid gnuplot function (plots fine in gnuplot), with pgfplots fails to use: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] ...
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\newline causing TeX capacity exceeded error

I'm rigging up some code so that I get the references cited on a slide displayed directly in the footline of my beamer presentation, and I've run into an error that mystifies me. The code I have ...
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Tablor package error

Please what's the error in this code, it didn't work: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pst-eps} \usepackage[french]{babel} ...
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Changing the default TeXlipse compiler to PDFLatex

I just installed TeXlipse, and want to make my .tex-file alongside my Java-code (in the same Java-project). Right now, I can compile, but only to .dvi, which I dislike because of the bad viewer. Is ...
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error with tikz (bounding box) on ubuntu [closed]

I created a latex beamer presentation on my Mac OSX and there I included some pictures using tikz. Due to my job I migrated to Ubuntu and now I want to use that presentation with Texmaker (Latex via ...
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Using full stops in figure name to replace spaces: error (confusion of file extension)

I am not sure this has been asked before, but I couldn't find it and I am hoping to get a solution or at least a good explanation of why this is a bad idea. (there are questions about using underscore ...
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Error messages with diagonal arrows [closed]

When I copy and paste the corrected code for example in this question, I get the following error message: xymatrix 2x2 ! Missing number, treated as zero. to be read again \/ ...
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Trouble with Japanese characters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: miktex can't find udmj.cfg I've tried to write japanese characters in LaTeX, but it generates errors, this is what I've done (realy, this is from this from this link ...
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\openin error using \includecollection from package collect

I'm writing a package for a software design document. There is a section related to software interfaces between modules, and another section to describe each module. Here there is a summary of ...
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My symbols are rendered as ff. Have I ran out of memory?

I have been trying to solve a 4x4 matrix and have done a hell a lot of writing. Now I am near the end and I am not getting the requested output out of the LaTeX compiler. When I write for example: ...
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biblatex: bbl wrong format version [closed]

I am using texlive 2012, and both pdflatex and biber are executed with full path to ensure the correct binary. biblatex has version 2.2, biber 0.9.9. If I run pdflatex, biber, pdflatex I get the ...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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Error message and newline

In the following, why is the exclamation mark (!) repeated in the error message? \def\error#1#2{% \begingroup \errhelp{#2}% \errmessage{^^J! package Error: #1^^J}% \endgroup } \error{Stop ...
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error at \ifnum\luatexversion<68

The following code (minimal example taken from here) \documentclass{article} % Both of these are require to duplicate the problem \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage[splitindex]{imakeidx} ...
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“! Missing } inserted.” error when using the xeindex packege

In the following example, when I use the word foo in the \IndexList command (with some other words, not lonely), I'll get the following error: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> ...
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Fancy cloud quote-Arithmetic overflow

I ws trying to make a fancy quote...(Any ideas?) I couldn't find annything, so I thought of using a cloud... My code is \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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MLA Package and Thumbpdf

I'm currently trying to set up a template for MLA format. There's one warning that never goes away, however: Package thumbpdf Warning: Thumbnail data file `Project*Name.tpt' not found. Does ...
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Problem using mmap, mathpazo and siunitx

I have these packages in my preamble: siunitx, mmap, mathpazo that somehow seem to mess things up. A minimum working example that shows the error: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{mmap} ...
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PDF Analyser or repair tool [closed]

I got one PDF that is resultant file after conversion and merging of 17 documents(few documents were already converted to PDF) however resultant file has been converted and merged using activePDF. ...
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LaTeX Command line in OS X

I need to run latex from command line for a project on OS X. LaTeX is installed in: /usr/local/texlive/2010 in the bin folder there are three folders: ...
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\emph in math mode

I am new to LaTeX and have a problem with the line The difference is that the signing key \emph{x} is split into two pieces, \begin{math} \emph{x_{L}}\end{math} and ...
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\( \) don't work with TOC?

If i write this line of code \subsection{Ranger \( n \) boules distinguables dans \( M \) boîtes} I obtain an error over the second \) (./Probabilité.toc ./Probabilité.toc:8: LaTeX Error: Bad ...
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xelatex memory problem [closed]

I have problem while running xelatex: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=1500000]. I tried increasing memory limits in texmf.cnf (also ran fmtutil-sys), but I hit maximum allowed and it ...
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Undefined control sequence error in pspicture [closed]

I found this interesting question Draw closed curve in Tikz for which an even interesting answer was provided by the user Garbage Collector. Just for the fun of it, I tried compiling his answer on ...
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wrapfigure problem: text over figure

I am a relatively new LaTeX user, so bear with me. I am using wrapfigure to present figures in a grant application (read: space is at a premium). All of a sudden, one of my figures is being ...
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makebst 'initial error'

I'm trying to make a customized bibliography style, and I have downloaded makebst. I open the makebst.tex file in my TeXMaker-editor, and press LaTeX (F2) to compile. But then I get this error: ! ...
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ntheorem thref not working in section titles

When I try to refer to a theorem in a section title with thref, I get the error message at the end of this question. Is there a way to fix this? Latex Error: ./seppathq.tex:57 Argument of ...
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XELATEX error : l.52 make_char_active:n

I am using WinEdt 7.0 in WINDOWS 7. I was trying run a tex file using XeLaTeX. The error reads as follows: ! Undefined control sequence l.52 \char_make_active:n{"20}% Please suggest on this. ...
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How to solve Latex Error: DoxyEnumerate undefined

Using latex, I got this error message: Latex Error: Environment DoxyEnumerate undefined. How can this be fixed? I checked the refman.tex file, \usepackage{doxygen} is there. Below is what ...
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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, ...
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Writing Pseudocode in LaTeX

I cannot seem to get any of the LaTeX pseudocode packages to work correctly on my computer. For example, if I run this block of code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm}% ...
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Error when setting a label in an alignat-environment which is embedded in a figure-environment

I want to label equations in a alignat-environment which is embedded in a figure-environment and it won't compile. Example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Cannot start AcrobatReader or open the document - Winshell

When i try to PDFView Command in Winshell I'm getting the below error. I'm using Winshell 3.3.2.4
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How to represent this superscript?

I am trying to write this command below but it doesnt work. $$\triangle$^m$
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Missing $ error in math mode

I have the following LaTeX code (beginning from line 80): \begin{definition} $\hat{n}_{v}$ = \begin{cases} $n_{v}$ & \text{ if } $v \in$ \text{connected component of size} $< ...
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Missing \endgroup error for Beamer standalone with subpreambles option [closed]

I am trying to use Martin Scharrer's nifty standalone package to put a Beamer animation into a standalone file. Here is a minimal example that demonstrates the error I am running into. The subfile, ...
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Latex tabbing: Undefined tab position

I am getting error"! LaTeX Error: Undefined tab position." for the following snippet of latex code. \begin{tabbing} \> \>$n$ = Some data\\ \> \>$B$ = Another Statement\\ \> \>$N$ = ...
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Undefined control sequence math operators

I have an algorithm defined under figure container. For some reason I am getting a strange error in the conditional expression of the second If block statement. \begin{figure} \begin{flushleft} ...
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Problem with pdfpages due to everyshi related error

I just want to add individual .pdf pages to my final latex document. A snippet of the code is presented below: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, twoside]{book} \usepackage[top=1.50in, bottom=1.50in, ...
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Problem with \maketitle in moderncv

I downloaded the moderncv template for LyX, I tried to compile it but this error appears: \maketitle Your command was ignored. Type I to replace it with another command, or to ...
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Europass logo cannot be found compiling simple CV [closed]

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXstudio 2.4 on Windows with europecv package but there's something wrong trying to load the europasslogo file. My .tex document is pretty simple so far: ...
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Getting error while inserting image

I am trying to insert a image which is in .eps format from my computer into latex file. But I always get an error if I add the scale part but works fine without scale. Here is my code below. Works ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]

I am on Mac OS X Lion latest, and get the error trying to compile my large multi-page project. This happens after adding one more code listing (shown below). The full error is: TeX capacity ...
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How can I get utf8 character

I want to make cross references for sections to be symbols but after using the description given I got error report saying keyboard character used is undefined in inputencoding 'utf8'. What might be ...
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Word not hyphenated when surrounded by $ signs, and causing errors without $ signs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Despite using backslash dollar sign, error persists I don't know why, but the word kAudioUnitSubType_RemoteIO is causing problems for me when I type it. I tried ...
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Misplaced \omit. \multispan with \newcommand

I'm trying to build my own cookbook-style, which has an ingredient makro. Sometimes the ingredients should be seperated and have a headline, so I tryed with an optional argument. A minumum example ...
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Biber fails at supporting { } in author names

I have a bug using Biber and LaTeX: Here is my MNWE: test.bib: @misc{citation1, title = {Any title}, author = {{{Foo} bar}}, }, test.tex: \documentclass{book} ...