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MiKTeX: […] does not seem to be a local package repository

I used MiKTeX 2.9 on windows. I have downloaded a package I want to install from the internet (manually, not through MiKTeX). The archive (*.lmza) containing the package was saved to a directory on my ...
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Beamer: error ! ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!

Having problems with LaTeX. The PDF file isn't being created and I have looked numerous times online. I think the problems lies in the user packages. Here is the end the log code: Package pdftex.def ...
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TeXMaker compilation error, Font OT1/ptm/bx/n/20.74=ptmb7t at 20.74pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

when I am compiling any TeX document in my TeXMaker, it is giving me the following error message. Font OT1/ptm/bx/n/20.74=ptmb7t at 20.74pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. I am using ...
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Some errors with a little document [closed]

I have some errors with my paper in LaTeX, and I don't understand how to fix the problems : The first is : pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the sa me identifier (name{page.1}) has been ...
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“Undefined control sequence” errors with moderncv (official template)

When simply trying to compile the CTAN template.tex available here http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/moderncv/examples I receive the following errors after compiling: ! ...
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Error compiling modiagram [closed]

EDIT: This question has been identified as a bug Consider the following MWE as t.tex from the modiagram manual: \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{modiagram} \begin{document} ...
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Cases equation problem - ! Missing { inserted [closed]

I am trying to compile this equation \beta\_t^i= \begin{cases} \overline{\beta}-i\cdot\sigma\_{\beta} & 0\leq i\leq 4\\ 0.0 & 5\leq i\leq7 \end{cases} and I am still ...
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Gnuplottex fails with 'undefined control sequence' when choosing different font size [duplicate]

I encounter a very strange problem when using gnuplottex on my Win 7 32 bit system with MiKTeX 2.9 - gnuplot 4.6.3 & the latest gnuplottex release: \documentclass[dvips]{minimal} ...
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Command \* already defined … see p.192 of the manual

My code had: \newtheorem*{theI}{Thesis I} And it gives me the error: Command \* already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. 1.16 \newtheorem*{theI}{ ...
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Issues with APACite package undefined control sequence \bibitem

I get the following errors when I try to cite with apacite Undefined control sequence \bibitem{GDP:2012} You can't use `\relax' after \the \bibitem{GDP:2012} Citation `GDP:2012' undefined There were ...
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Cannot compile using the newpx package

As basic as: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{newpxtext} \begin{document} test \end{document} does not compile. It issues an error: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ...
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Automatically created Sub-folder

I've problem for days but I can't find the solution After compiling, the DVI file couldn't opened. a folder named BUILD auto created on the same directory, it contains all the other files like .aux, ...
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Mac vs Ubuntu LaTeX error [duplicate]

I'm getting a very strange error. I have a LaTeX document that I compile with a Makefile (below), when I compile it on my Ubuntu machine everything is fine, but when I compile it on my mac the first ...
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Error message with hobby package

I am trying to use the hobbypackage with this minimal example from the manual: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{hobby} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=.5,use Hobby ...
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$327.68 Knuth reward check

I know something about $327.68 Knuth reward check. However, I cannot find a comprehensive list of people rewarded for finding errors in TeX. I do know, that among them is Bogusław Jackowski (Twice, ...
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How to stop Latex from inserting $ in my URLs? [duplicate]

When I type this \footnote{ http://www.cems.uvm.edu/~tlakoba/math337/notes_12.pdf. Page 3.} LaTeX inputs $ $ in for me when I do not want them. How can I stop this from happening?
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Unknown graphics extension: .1.png

I have a file called xxxx_0.1.png, and want to import it as an image in my document. I am using graphicx with the following command: \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{images/xxxx_0.1.png} and ...
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Error adding smartdiagram [closed]

I have encountered the following error when trying to use smartdiagram "! Package smartdiagram Error: I did not find the smartdiagram library 'core.definitions'.." Here is MWE: ...
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Illegal pream-token in tabular

I'm having trouble constructing a tabular environment and compiling it with pdflatex. Here's what I'm trying to do: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} ...
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Can't install LyX through package installer [closed]

There once was a question that popped up and was closed without an answer...well, I have the same problem, and the same amount of answers as Iszi. LyX & MiKTeX installation problems on Windows 7 ...
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The system cannot find the file specified (error) [duplicate]

I have been using Windedt with Texlive since many days. But I stopped using it for a while, and when I now compile a tex file, its giving error "The system cannot find the file specified". I don't ...
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Font not loadable [closed]

I don't have much experience with font usage, so I'm a bit perplexed about this error that I'm getting. The following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Double subscript error with \newcommand?

Disclaimer: I know of Defining a newcommand with sub- or superscript and avoiding "double subscript" error but this only gives a work-around, but no explanation to my question. Here's a ...
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PGFPlots error “Dimension too large” when plotting .csv data

I did search on here for a solution and I did read the manual, but i couldn't find an answer (or at least one that I understood). I am plotting some data in a .csv file and for some reason when the x ...
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I can't find file “gbsnuf9”

I'm generating one chinese report and getting following error. Part of my code: \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} ...
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Double subscript error using tensor package

I have been attempting to typeset tensors using the tensor package and have come across an error when attempting to create subscripts on the subscripts of my tensors. An example of this would be the ...
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“! Missing number, treated as zero.” error in an array

\documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} % change later to \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Underfull \hbox badness 10000 \textbf

Simple code (new to LaTeX). Receiving these errors: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 13--14 Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 15--26 Underfull \hbox (badness ...
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Static analysis of LaTeX documents?

For programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java and so on there always exist some kind of static analysers, tools that check the sourcecode for unreachable code, unused variables, memory leaks and ...
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Error using Minted for syntax highlighting in custom document class

I am writing Master thesis in LaTeX and want to use minted package for source code syntax highlighting. I have installed it successfully and minimal example from minted documentation works just fine. ...
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Undefined Control Sequence. 1.60 \@writefi

Im having this weird error that says: Underfined Control Sequence. 1.60 \@writefi I can press [s] on the command line and the message is ignored, and the code still runs ... What can be causing ...
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Tex capacity exceeded sorry input stacksize=5000

I am getting this error while trying to build my tex file. As soon as I include the cleveref package, I get this error and it shows cleveref.sty with the cursor at the bolded part of the file. ...
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knitr problem after update to R 3.0.0

I just updated R to 3.0.0. I couldn't compile PDF from my .Rnw file, which I could do with R 2.15. Here is the error I got: ! Undefined control sequence. l.192 \SweaveOpts ...
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BibLaTeX and babel - strange errors

I' m writing my MA thesis using LaTeX + BibLaTeX for bibliography. Sadly it seems that BibLaTeX paired with babel results in a number of strange errors: \extraspolutonikogreek ...unct ...
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“!Missing $ inserted.” when using svn $Id$ keyword substitution

I'd like to to surface subversion revision numbers for use in the contents of my document. svninfo and svn packages rely on svn keyword substitution to accomplish this, but I get this error when I ...
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Unicode char \u8:动 not set up for use with LaTeX [duplicate]

I m generating one chinese report and getting following error. Unicode char \u8:动 not set up for use with LaTeX. i m using including following packages. \usepackage[LGRx,T1]{fontenc} ...
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control package not found

I'd like to control the LaTeX Error File fictitiuspack.sty not found, for example. This is a MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fictitiuspack} \begin{document} Hello world \end{document} ...
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Undefined control sequence from template

I have problem with my template. Whenever I want to include one of object from my template it gives me a problem; Undefined control sequence My file.tex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Using {tabu} to make thick table lines in header generates errors

I want to place a thick vertical line next to my page number in the header of every page. I have chosen to build a small table and add the line to it. It works fine, until I add the option (part of ...
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Weird compilation error

Why is it that \[ f\langle s,t \rangle = \sum_\substack{v,w \in E \\ v \in S, w \in T}}f(v,w) \\ \] compiles for me, despite the extra }, but \[ f\langle s,t \rangle = \sum_\substack{v,w ...
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“Display math should end with $$” error

I'm trying to write math in a code listing, like so : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin[mathescape]{lstlisting} $\infty$ \end{lstlisting} \end{document} I get ...
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Undefined \printindex

tex/.../supp-pdf.tex tex/.../supp-mis.tex loading : Context Support Macros / Miscellaneous (2004.10.26) ) loading : Context Support Macros / PDF (2004.03.26) ) tex/latex/hyperref/nameref.sty) ! ...
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Updating MikTeX fails: “Windows API error 5: Acces denied.” [duplicate]

I've been using the "basic stuff" from LaTeX for slightly more than a year for university, but now I try to use a template from LaTeX Templates. When I try to compile the downloaded TeX file, I get a ...
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LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item [closed]

I am writing my thesis using a LaTeX template. When I tried to import my references, I got the following errors when I texifyed my thesis.tex: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) The ...
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xdvi not showing pages of tex file

I am using the commands: latex <filename>.tex xdvi <filename>.dvi The document is compiling fine but in the xdvik viewer only the first page is visible. I am unable to understand why is ...
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\spinemargin and \footskip error with memoir

I get the following errors when I am using memoir. ! Class memoir Error: \spinemargin (97.26999pt) and/or \textwidth (271.73482pt) ! Class memoir Error: \footskip (27.46295pt) is too large for ...
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Why is LaTeX telling me I have an error to do with @Arabic and c@page? [closed]

I don't understand why LaTeX is giving me this error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@Arabic \c@page l.1 ...berline {1}Introduction}{\@Arabic \c@page }
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Long LaTeX file causes a strange error [closed]

I have a long LaTeX article (1000 lines, single file) which also has a lot of figures and a few tables. \documentclass[english]{egpubl} ...
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\endcsname and multiply-defined labels. [closed]

I am fairly new to latex but have written a few documents using it, with no major errors. I am currently writing my dissertation and after inserting a figure I generate an error. Here is the code ...
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LaTeX Error: File `isodate.sty' not found [closed]

I just started to use LaTeX and I have the following error running the blank university template using TeXworks: ! LaTeX Error: File `isodate.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, ...