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The system cannot find the file specified

I have just downloaded WinEdt and written my first code, but it will not run because I keep getting the following error. I am at a loss as to how to fix this. Error launching Console Application ...
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can't type [replace] [duplicate]

I need to type some code in Latex, but when I type [replace] (as a part of the code) it says: "Missing number, treated as zero" Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[]{report} ...
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This NFSS system isn't set up properly

I encountered a problem when i compile my tex file. Indeed, the compiler displays this error messages: This NFSS system isn't set up properly Corrupted NFSS tables \ maketitle Math formula ...
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Error with hobbyconvexpath

The hobby examples given on TEX.SX don't seem to be working with texlive 2013 (at least for me. For example, copying an MWE produces an error: \documentclass[tikz,border=2bp]{standalone} ...
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Updating MiKTeX: again errors [duplicate]

After today's update of MiKTeX I got lot of errors like this: ! \textfont 192 is undefined (character ???). \beamer@doifinframe ...v 10^{13}\;\text {cm}^{-3}$ ...
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Bibtex error after updating to TeXLive 2013: style file not found

I have recently updated my TeXLive installation to the 2013 version (via MacTeX), and I am getting an error when trying to use the econometrica style from natbib. (The error comes from running Bibtex, ...
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Package babel Error: Unknow option `brazilian'

When trying to compile any document containing the line: \usepackage[brazilian]{babel} I get the following error: ! Package babel Error: Unknow option `brazilian'. Either you misspelled it (babel) ...
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Problem with newly defined command and special chars

I have the following problem. In my document, I defined a new command to save a few chars \renewcommand{\r}{r_\mathrm{max}} Additionally, since it is Swedish, it makes use of the special char å, ...
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Compiling error Runaway argument

Here is an error I get when compiling Processing: ./myaclatex.tex Document Class: article 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class Runaway argument? ./myaclatex.tex:47: Paragraph ended ...
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pdflatex has stopped working [closed]

It has been a little while now that every time I try to compile a document with pdflatex I get an error message wich says "pdflatex.exe ha dejado de funcionar" (in English "pdflatex has stopped ...
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There is no line here to end (figure) [closed]

I am having problems with: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.7]{img1} \caption{Elaboraci\'on propia en base a la ECH2011.} \end{figure} I get the error: Latex error: ...
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problem with mnotes package

I'd like to test the mnotes package but it does not seem to work. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mnotes} \begin{document} dummy text\MNOTE{text} \end{document} The user manual states ...
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Circuitikz works with ground but does not work for rground

If I try to plot the following circuitikz schematic it works: \begin{figure}[bth] \myfloatalign \begin{center} \begin{circuitikz}[american voltages] \draw (0,0) node[ground] ...
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Error using tkz-euclide and \tkzIntersectionCC[R]

The tkz-euclide and \tkzIntersectionCC[R] produces: FP error #1: "Logarithm of negative value!" The code: \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,14.5){centerClip} ...
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Undefined control sequence while using bib file for References

I'm using TexMaker, if it helps. I also have TeXnicCenter and TexWorks. The tex file is the following: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \begin{document} (...) \bibliographystyle{unrst} ...
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Make latexmk ignore errors and finish compiling

I like to use latexmk in command line this way: latexmk -pvc -pdf -xelatex foo.tex In the event of an error in the translation, I have to manually terminate the compilation in the command line (the ...
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Shutting down the pc while the program being executed!

My PC was turned off while I was running my TeX file on the LED (LaTeX editor). Indeed, it turned off before the execution of the file was finished. When I came back to my tex file it was turned into ...
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TeXMaker shows errors after compilation for deleted lines

I'm using an old TeX document as a template. As I did just copy the TeX related files and none of the pictures of the former document it always gave me errors for the "legacy chapters" of the ...
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Using \hyphenation and umlauts

I have included the ngerman package and I write \hyphenation{An-fangs-n"a-he-rung} into the preamble of my document. However, latex complains with !Improper \hyphenation will be flushed. ...
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Just installed ProText. Command paths all “unknown” [closed]

Installation went fine but I haven't been able to view a document. I have created and saved a sample document. If I click "build and compile" (the two green arrows) it says "Can't find C:\Users..." ...
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package textpos gives Runaway argument error

I am trying to position images in order to make a "stamp" pdf for use with pdftk. textpos looks like the perfect solution, but this code gives errors and no output: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Problem after copying text: inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‭ not set up for use with LaTeX

I have a LaTeX document, that can be compiled without any problems, but after copying some text into the document, I'm getting a huge amount of errors that say: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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Undefined control sequence for equation

I am running into the error message !Undefined control sequence with the below explanation and can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. I am using Mactex and Texmaker. I am new to LaTeX and would really ...
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Caption package error redux

I'm using the caption package, but it's not affecting the captions within my tables and figures. I've pasted my sample code below. How can it be fixed? \documentclass{article} ...
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Lists of Figures and Tables is not generated: error

Finishing my twosided article, I want to generate the LOF and LOT. The following error occurs over and over for a lot of figures (the first being: "Undefined control sequence" and the second being: ...
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Still can't compile with newpx

I have the same problem as this question: Cannot compile using the newpx package But the solution there doesn't work for me. After running updmap several times I still can't compile even the simple ...
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Clear Option Clash error [closed]

I'm working with a template to create a course syllabus. The package requires an .sty file, which I have in the same folder. No matter what I try, I can't clear an error: "Option clash for package ...
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I have to make an article with lms.cls but I am not able to proceed as there is the error “lms.cls does not exist”

I have to make an article with lms.cls. But I am not able to proceed, as there is error when compiling which is “lms.cls does not exist”.
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Mimic mathjax behavior on undefined control sequences

I recently posted something on math.stackexchange.com, and was astonished by the behavior of the auto-renderer on undefined sequences. Instead of stopping the compilation right here, it would display ...
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Different errors while compiling, depending on distribution [closed]

When compiling my TeX document in PCTeX the _ in the bibliography url's appear as “˙. When compiling it in TeXworks the _ appears fine, but all the table references appear as ??. Any ideas to how I ...
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pdflatex quit compiling — removed offending code but still get error with .lof

I added something like this to my tex document: \begin{figure}%[!htbp] \begin{center} \iftoggle{isPrintingBigPictures} { \includegraphics[width=1\textwidth]{images/simResults/hiLo/hiLoDynamic.png} ...
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Robust processing of autogenerated LaTeX files that contain many errors

I use knitr to generate pretty reports, with pdflatex as backend. Everything works fine if the R code runs without error. However, if the R code fails, the autogenerated file is sometimes invalid in ...
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Option clash for package placeins

I am using following set of packages for my LaTeX file but I am getting following error. ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package placeins. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. ...
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pgfplots “dimension too large” with 3D graphic from external source

I want to include a 3D plot that I created in R. The plot is prepared according to the example given for Matlab in the pgfplots manual. I cropped the whitespace around the saved png, added ...
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Problem between opticals and minionint options in the MinionPro package

I've already told the author of the MinionPro package about this. But I post it here to see if somebody solves it before him: This document: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Error after TeX Live 2012 update: “I can't write on file 'texsys.aux'”

I was previously able to run LaTeX with TeX Live 2011, but since installing TeX Live 2012, I get the error message ! I can't write on file 'texsys.aux'. This is a Windows 7 operating system. I have ...
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\line(1,0){5cm} gives error

I am trying to create a signature line, like this: \begin{flushright} \line(1,0){5cm} Dženan Zukić \end{flushright} However, latex gives me the following error messages for the second line: ...
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Error: could not start the command in Texmaker when I run makeindex

I'm trying to create a nomenclature but I'm getting the following error when I run makeindex: Error: Could not start the command This error appears even with this basic example: ...
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first LaTeX file

I installed MiKTeX and ran a test file on TeXworks, but am getting an error message. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This is some sample text. \end{document} I get this error message when ...
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pstricks in MacTeX

I got a new Mac with OS X 10.8.3 and installed MacTeX-2012, but pstricks doesn't seem to work now. Before I used (plain) TeX and chose the TeX and DVI typesetting option. When I looked for help in ...
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When I try to add a new page it gives me an error [closed]

I'm using LaTeX to make a document for the first time, so I started off by just using a template and just editing text to make it as easy as possible for me. However, I've stumbled across a problem. ...
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package xkeyval error in ytableau package

I'm using the ytableau package to draw young tabs in Lyx. I loaded ytableau package in the preamble and I had no problems in drawing standard young tableaus/ferrers diagrams. My problem is when I ...
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Best approach to detect whether hierarchy of sectioning commands is respected?

Is there a package that checks whether each subsection lies in a parent section, each subsubsection lies in a parent subsection, etc. and issues a warning or error otherwise? Not to my knowledge, but ...
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Errors in passing a previously concatenated string to foreach

Motivation While attempting to answer Pie chart with values as angles not percent, I stucked on passing a string to a foreach. The context To makes things clear, I briefly introduce the context. ...
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Undefined control sequence \end{frame} [closed]

I'm having trouble woking with this code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Class options include: notes, notesonly, handout, trans, % ...
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Getting strange misplaced \noalign error

I'm trying to add a horizontal line to my document, like so: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage, graphicx, url} \usepackage{dsfont} \begin{document} $ \mathds{C}$ \hline ...
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adjustbox and lstnewenvironment

I'm trying to use adjustbox to make a frame around listings (I know that listings itself can do this, but its implementation produces sub-optimal results when the line heights are not equal throughout ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found on Ubuntu 10.04.2

I have install $ sudo apt-get install texlive-full on Ubuntu 10.04.2 but when I run I got this error about adjustbox. ! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found Is there anyone know how to ...
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How to use the \L command in LaTeX

While Using the command \L in LaTeX Error Display: latex error mathcal allowed only in math mode
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LaTex error : ! LaTeX Error: Command \ecircumflex unavailable in encoding T1

I get a trouble in compiling LaTex. I used Texlive and Texmaker(in Xubuntu 13.04) for writing LaTex, the error says : LaTeX Error: Command \ecircumflex unavailable in encoding T1. note that in window ...