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“Undefined control sequence” error with fontspec

As a result of the most recent TeXLive update, an XeTeX document I'm working on no longer compiles. I've narrowed down the problem to the "Color" declaration of a font I define. Here is a minimal ...
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Error message because of eqnarray, footnotes, tables or caption?

I know this is not a minimal example, but I have to have this much code, in order to create my error. I had this error already several times and I cannot get rid of it?! I don't know where the problem ...
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Error when compiling a 'minted' listings inside a 'memoir' subfloat

I'm trying to compile the following minimal example: \documentclass{memoir} % Enable subfloats within figures \newsubfloat{figure} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \subbottom{% ...
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Problem when using \nocite together with the standalone package

Given: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{standalone} \begin{document} \input{inclusion} \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{test} \end{document} With: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Why doesn't \mathord work to turn an Acc atom into Ord?

Writing ${\dot X^a}^b$ produces a very cryptic "double superscript" error: this has been explained here on this forum: the reason is that {\dot X}^a generates an Acc atom and that, for a reason that ...
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File error in non stop mode [closed]

I am trying to make a feynman diagram using feynmf. My code is \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{amsthm} \theoremstyle{definition} \newtheorem{exe}{Exercise} ...
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Quickest way of applying thesis to tex template

I am trying to apply my thesis to a TeX template. I have pdflatex installed on a Linux box (in my university), but cannot get it to work. When I point to my TeX file as below, it gives an error: ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:äöü not set up for use with Latex — is my latex broken [duplicate]

When trying to compile the following document with xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \begin{document} äöüÄÖÜ ...
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Too many math alphabets used in version normal error when using chemmacros package [closed]

When I load package chemmacros, suddenly the following error occurs: Too many math alphabets used in version normal. I've already made sure that I've updated my MikTeX distribution. Edit: my code ...
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Problem with using multline and align

I am LaTeX begginer and when I run this equation, I am getting the error: ! Argument \align* has an extra {. Here is the equation. \begin{multline} \begin{align*} C_s & = \displaystyle ...
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error of Cannot determine size of graphic [duplicate]

I compile my LaTeX code as LaTeX ,it give an error Error: LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in scope.jpg (no BoundingBox). If I compile as PdfLateX not errors...i need my output as a ...
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Problem with \maketitle: “there's no line here to end”

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and i'm new to TeX. Simplified, I have this code: \newcommand{\aone}{Anna} \newcommand{\atwo}{Bob} \newcommand{\topic}{Tpoic} \subject{University \\ Paper} \title{ \\topic\\ ...
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Hyperref option clash error because unknown package requires/loads it too

I am currently hunting for errors in my template and these two I cannot solve after reading the log and researching: ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package hyperref. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX ...
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Problem regarding Errors after Theoremdefinition using thmtools

I am currently hunting for errors in my template and these two I cannot solve after reading the log and researching: First: ! Argument of \strip@prefix has an extra }. <inserted text> ...
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No %.aux file in a particular directory

I have the following line in my report.tex \include{intro/introduction} \include{prlm/preliminary} \include{svy/survey} and the corresponding directory structure. The directory structure is ...
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Consecutive longtables giving “…alignment error…”

in the appendices of my thesis I have two long tables for which I use the longtable package. Separately they work fine, no errors, but when I have after each other I get errors such as: Extra ...
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MikTex can't find \begin(document} [duplicate]

I'm running into an error recently and am unsure why I get it. Running this script: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello \end{document} I get this error message (question being how do ...
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A package (installed according to TeX Live Utility) doesn't run [duplicate]

This is an example : I've found here (What package allows Elvish in TeX?) that there existed a package called tengwarscript. I want to use it and when I used TeX Live Utility in order to download it, ...
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Code in \lstlisting breaks document (compile error)

I want to show a JSON object in my document. If I do the following, it works: \begin{lstlisting} { "id": "5", "key": "discardedCard" } \end{lstlisting} But if I extend the code to the ...
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“Dimension too large” error with XY-pic

What's wrong with the following? \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \xymatrix{ \text{Long string of text that causes an error during the compilation of this ...
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How to right align content of pbox?

Lets have simple \pbox example like this: \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{pbox, calc} \begin{document} \noindent\fbox{\pbox{\textwidth}{Some text\\Text}} \end{document} Here is printed ...
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Which version of LaTeX permits more than 16 alphabets?

Sometimes I receive a message: ! LaTeX Error: Too many math alphabets used in version normal. I know that there is a limit of 16 alphabets at most allowed to one article. However this message ...
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Can anyone solve my error and make the long multiline equation multiline please?

In case it matters, I'm using win edit as editor. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath}\usepackage{amssymb} \textwidth=16.5cm \oddsidemargin=-0.10cm \evensidemargin=-0.10cm ...
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\uline within a pgfmath expression produces an error

Why does using \uline within a pgfmath expression result in an error? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \pgfmathparse{width("\uline{blabla}")} ...
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Could not compile pdf after updated [duplicate]

I have updated my MiKTeX to 2.9. But unfortunately it cannot compile pdf file by either PdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX. When use XeLaTeX it lag at the begining, and for PdfLaTeX it returns errors: Command ...
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Error during installation of TeXLive 2012 in Fedora [duplicate]

I am facing problems while trying to install TeXLive 2012 on fedora. I did the following- Unzipped the package. Navigated to the location of install-tl. Typed in ./install-tl I got the following ...
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What' wrong with this article? It failed in compilation via XeLaTeX [closed]

I wrote an article as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Asana Math} \setmainfont{Bitstream Vera Serif} ...
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`macro parameter character #' in horizontal mode - Texmaker [closed]

I use Texmaker and I keep getting this error: ! You can't use `macro parameter character #' in horizontal mode. However I can force compile it using cmdline as pdflatex foo.tex. Any idea what the ...
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Bakoma - how to view errors

When my latex doc has errors, Bakoma displays the arrows at the bottom right corner used to navigate between errors, but I cannot see what is the actual error - I do not see a console window and do ...
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Why do i have error by removing this `>{\stepcounter{tfno}\thetfno.}`

i followed the instructions by this link: Remove the automatic generation of number? and happily satisfied when it really prevented the automatic numbering of the text. But why is when i changed the ...
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How do I debug the message “Argument of \XC@definec@lor has an extra }” [closed]

Can anyone provide me with some intuition about what might cause an error like this? Argument of \XC@definec@lor has an extra } I am unable to produce an MWE that demonstrates the error, as it ...
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How to use abundant math font features in one article in XeLaTeX? [duplicate]

It sounds like XeLaTex does not have limit to at most 16 alphabets. However when I declared some alphabets and included many fonts(I indeed included fontspec), the message "Too many math alphabets..." ...
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PS not rendering

Update 2: I've found the same error report here: http://latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=11957&f=19 However this individual is using LyX and I'm using TeXWorks. So "So it seems the error ...
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amsmath.sty not found [closed]

I have been using LaTeX for a long time now. It has suddenly stopped working: amsmath.sty not found I downloaded that and similar files to the same directory. Now it gives the error ...
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Windows API error 32

I'm brand new to LaTeX; any idea how to overcome this error message? "texify.exe: Windows API error 32: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. texify.exe: ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `arial.sty' not found [duplicate]

i m using following command. \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage{arial} but getting error message: ! LaTeX Error: File `arial.sty' not found. How can i fix this error. Regards
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I am trying to use circuitikz, but this error pops up whenever I compile

I am currently trying to run some examples in the circuitikz library, and I keep getting the following error and the document will not compile: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key ...
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ArsClassica Error (rm-iwonar not found), Iwonar Package Installed

I'm trying to use the arsclassica package for my document, and have some problem. Here's the simplest form of the document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrbook} ...
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Why does (La)TeX give errors now and again for seemingly no reason? [closed]

Now and again, when I've written some new 'code' (plain text, equations, special commands etc.) in my LaTeX editor and I compile the file, I get an error. Normally when I get an error, I check the ...
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Another “Dimension too large” question: PSTricks plot

I'm currently using Pstricks to plot a datafile into a basic x-y figure. My actual code is: \psset{xunit=.07cm,yunit=0.00025cm} \begin{pspicture}(1915,10000)(2015,30500) ...
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Strange Error with Libertine and pdfpages [duplicate]

Frequently I have to make a compilation of documents. Each document has been produced with pdfLaTeX, and the compilation is done with pdfLaTeX and the package pdfpages. MWE of my file ...
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Natural numbers symbol causes an error

My latex code is $(X_i)_{i \in \N}$ and I get this error: ! Undefined control sequence. of $(X_i)_{i \in \N Can anybody tell me why? I have included the amssymb package: \usepackage{amssymb}
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TeXstudio Compile: Error: Could not start the command: pdflatex.exe

I'm trying write a report in LaTeX but TeXstudio won't let me. All I have is this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Context - Error creating boxes in loop

The following code creates an array of boxes to represent an array. \startMPinclusions input boxes ; \stopMPinclusions \starttext \startluacode function createGraphic(k,c,indH) local i=1 ...
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Making sense of compile error logs

Is there a documentation somewhere which gives a gentle guidance on interpreting error logs? Sometimes it is really hard to figure out how to correct something judging by the log and it would be ...
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Why does xcolor not like \fbox (or vice versa)?

This document would not compile and a rather cryptic ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) pops up. Here's the MnWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \renewcommand{\fboxrule}{0.9pt} ...
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How do you signal an error from within an expandable function?

I would like to do some error checking from within an expandable function. But my attempts at signalling an error are not processed correctly, but rather returned to the input stream---contrary to my ...
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LuaLaTeX + fontspec: Font not found

This refers to my previous thread How to use the calibri font. I am using the Calibri font with lualatex. MWE: \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Display LaTeX code in a document [duplicate]

I have a LaTeX document in which I want to display in the main document the way a LaTeX function is used, for example: \documentclass{name} is bla bla bla the thing is that LaTeX always ...
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TeXLive problem with the default MLA package, \ifpdf seems to be undefined

As I'm compiling an example document to a PDF, which worked on the Ubuntu repository's version of TeXLive, but now on the install that I ran last night, things are broken. This is the output I get ...