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LuaTeX cannot find existing font

My Fedora 17 LuaLaTeX (2012) system just keeps complaining about some particular (of course existing) font not existing. It can't spit out any PDF from a TeX file using that font. This is the error I ...
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Improper alphabetic constant

I'm using two counters (linefrom and lineto) to specify the range of lines to be printed in my listing: \setcounter{linefrom}{1} \setcounter{lineto}{5} The following passes compilation and ...
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Error Latex TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]

I want to test this template http://students.engr.scu.edu/~sschaeck/latexforthesis/. when i run the makefile i get this error .Please what does it mean this error here the code : ...
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No Counter Theorem1 is defined

I got an exception in the following latex code: "No Counter Theorem1 is defined", what is the problem? \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \newtheorem{definition}[theorem1]{Definition} ...
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Increasing the size of the memory: not all files are built successfully

I am trying to compile a large file which contains a tikz picture with more data points than tex can handle. Following the questions here and here I set to increase the capacity of tex by changing ...
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vim-latex: “I can't write on …” error

I am using vim-latex. I compile TeX document using \ll command, then \lv to view it. It generates a PDF file. So far, so good. The problem starts when I try to modify my TeX file and compile it again ...
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Coloring lines in an algorithm

I am using Beamer for creating a presentation and I am trying to highlight some lines in an algorithm. I am actually using algcompatible. I found a solution here and created a couple of new commands ...
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Error when using REVTeX 4.1

I've tried to upgrade to REVTeX 4.1 but am getting compile error even with the simplest document: \documentclass{revtex4-1} \filelist \begin{document} test \end{document} produces: ...snip... ! ...
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Passing arguments to nested newcommands

I thought that doubling hashes was sufficient to pass arguments to nested \newcommand. \newcommand{\notice}[1]{ \vspace{10px} \textbf{#1:} \begin{quotation} ##1 \end{quotation}} ...
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How to overcome Acrobat Reader error 131 with a pdfLaTeX doc?

I'm generating a PDF document with pdflatex (more precisely, latexmk invoked from TexMaker 3.4. My LaTeX install is TeXLive 20120719). I can read the document fine in Okular and Gmail's attachment ...
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latexdiff produces invalid output from changes to \multirow

A co-worker and I are hoping to start using latexdiff for tracking changes in a document he is writing and I am proofreading. I've run into a spot where latexdiff seems to be generating invalid ...
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Brackets in first column in table give “Missing number, treated as zero” error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error with table I'm writing a table with 4 columns and 1 row. The first column starts with a bracket. It compiles without issues: \documentclass{article} ...
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Texmaker (Windows version) - first use - Error: Log file not found!

This is my first time using a LaTeX editor. I installed the Windows version of Texmaker changing the C drive to D and leaving the rest of the install path the same. Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit ...
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Interference between \includeonlyframes and \onslide across tabular row

I seem to have run into a strange interference between \includeonlyframes and use of \onslide to uncover a row in a tabular environment. Consider the following: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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mysterious error: \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink

I ran into the "mysterious" \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink error. According to http://www.tug.org/errors, "this happens when hyperref is used under pdftex and a ...
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My newcommand does not work within other environments (align*)

Minimal Example that demonstrates the problem: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} %%% variable declaration: \newlength{\temp}% \newlength{\tempp}% \newlength{\Flinewidth}% ...
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Undefined control sequence when using \setupinteraction and \externalfigure

When I use \externalfigure after \setupinteraction[state=start], I get an error message about an Undefined control sequence. Here is a minimal working example (filename prob.tex): \starttext ...
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Problems with endfloat package

A minimal example using the endfloat package fails to compile. Before filing a bug report with the maintainer, please, could you take a look if I'm using it correctly? Perhaps you know a workaround? ...
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\usepackage{enumitem} produces “Environment description undefined” error

If I run pdflatex on the following: \documentclass[class=minimal,border=0pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{varwidth} \usepackage{upquote} % \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Problems using achicago package to create a bibliography

I've been having trouble using achicago package, I tried to run this example: \documentclass[15pt]{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{dialogue} \usepackage{achicago} \usepackage{attrib} ...
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conflict tkz-euclide and nag?

Am I doing something wrong and is this meant to happen? %\documentclass{minimal} edit: should not be used \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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hanging package chokes on apostrophes

I'm writing a file in LaTeX2e with TeXshop in which I'd like some paragraphs where all lines of a paragraph after the first line are intended (as with dictionary entries). I found out about the ...
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Unexpected Error in IEEEtrans.cls [closed]

I am new to LaTeX. I have been working on a .tex file and very unexpectedly, encountered the following error: Error message - **There is a '}' missing: unexpected end of line.** in the following ...
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TeX complains about a “Package inputenc Error” [closed]

Compiling a simple document, I get the following error: On the line 166, there is a \begin{itemize} environment. I tried commenting it out and the error goes away, but there doesn't seem to be ...
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Strange compilation problem using adjustwidth environment from changepage package

The following code gives a compilation error. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{changepage} \begin{document} \chapter{Text1} \begin{adjustwidth}{1cm}{2cm} \section{Text2} Text3 \begin{quote} ...
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Issues with Greek letters, bolding, and font packages

I am trying to write an exam for multivariable calculus, with \usepackage{bookman,eulervm} and I am running into some very, very stange errors: When I try to use \mathbf{} on a Greek letter (e.g. ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `uarial.sty' not found

I am gettting the below error. ! LaTeX Error: File `uarial.sty' not found. How to fix this? Thanks
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Apparent conflict between hyperref and tex4ht packages

I am trying to use both the hyperref and tex4ht packages to format a textbook into a web textbook. Everything works except if I comment out chapter one, but if I include chapter one in the document, ...
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Hebrew TeXLive on Ubuntu 12.04 missing fonts

The installation is TeXLive on Ubuntu 12.04. I've been using a variety of source files, some of them extremely simple. I can post if necessary, but thought it might be irrelevant given the seeming ...
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fancyvrb ShortVerb and tikz incompatibity

I've been working on a document that has a lot of little verbatim bits so I'm using fancyvrb \DeflneShortVerb{\|}. Now I want to add a tikz picture, and the whole thing fails. It there a simple way ...
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Why does fitting fail in TikZ in the second image?

I have a document with two tikz pictures, both use the fit library. As long as I only have one picture everything works fine: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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How does “missing \begin{document}” work?

I would like to know how does LaTeX invoke the error Missing \begin{document}. I would like to reproduce it in the sense of the following MWE (it will become a part of my own document class): ...
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Error occurs when I rerun a tex file without closing the pdf file

When we make a file, we write a tex file, run it, check the pdf file, fix the tex file, rerun it, and check the pdf file again. Whenever I rerun the file without closing previous version of pdf file, ...
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Packages hyperref together with subfig break when \renewcommand{\thefigure}{…} is used

The following code compiles and acts as you would expect: \documentclass[12pt]{report} %\usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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error in table output

I am using stata, a statistical software. It has a program called -tabout-, that generates output (basically tables containing descriptive statistics incl means of variables etc) code for TeX. ...
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How to find error when the only error you are getting is an “Emergency Stop” in line 0? [closed]

How does one go about finding the problem with a document when the only errors is "Emergency Stop" in line 0. I have a rather long document and I fixed all of the other problems it told me to fix but ...
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Nested \xygraph in \xymatrix [closed]

I am nesting an \xygraph in an \xymatrix like so: %\documentclass{article} \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage{chemarr} ...
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latex: Undefined control sequnce [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Command for argmin or argmax? For the following piece of LaTeX code, {\hat \theta} = { \argmin_{\theta \in \Theta}} I got following error: undefined control ...
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Errors when trying to draw a commutative diagram using an xymatrix

Why is the following code not compiling? \[ \xymatrix{ A \ar[rd]^{g \circ f} \ar[r]^f & B \ar[d]^g\\ C} \] I'm trying to get a commutative diagram with 3 objects (A, B and C) ...
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Why are just-created TikZ shapes “unknown”?

I'm using TikZ's \foreach iterator to create a series of nodes and then draw edges between them. First I iterate to create the nodes; then I iterate through the nodes to link them to each other. ...
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Loading package twice with \RequirePackage causes “option clash”

I thought that loading a package twice with the same options cannot lead to option clash, still I get a clash in the following simple example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Texmaker Error “File not found”

When I open my Thesis.tex file I get "File not found" Worst error description ever!? This first occured when I opened the .tex file yesterday from my USB. My USB was suddenly write protected ...
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error when generating index

The .ilg file is fulll of errors, and no \index command is accepted. This is makeindex, version 2.15 [TeX Live 2011] (kpathsea + Thai support). Scanning input file thesis.idx... !! Input index error ...
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Illegal parameter number with \docsvlist

I'm trying to define a macro that take as an input a CSV list and create an item list. etoolbox comes just handy for this and the macro I'm using is \begin{itemize} \renewcommand*{\do}[1]{\item[] ...
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Can't get \fancyheadoffset to work

I have loaded the fancyhdr package and I want to make the headers and footers wider (clamp them to the margin), so I inserted the following line after the package has loaded: ...
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Misplaced alignment tab character when building a matrix

I'm still new to latex. I've been having a problem with building a matrix and I have no idea what I'm doing (or what I'm doing wrong), so be gentle please :) \begin{matrix} 5 & 6 & 7 \\ 4 ...
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Strange PDF issue for Adobe Acrobat on Linux reading a document produced in latex

This is probably a well known bug or error, but I don't really know how to search for it. I have a PDF, which I have created on my computer running os X (10.6) in texshop. There are various figures ...
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What does “you have forgotten to use \caption” mean?

I'm stumped by an error I'm getting, when I try to render a Tufte-LaTeX document using hypcap and hyperref. For example, even a minimal document consisting of \documentclass[nohyper]{tufte-handout} ...
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error in mathematical expression

I type in the code shown below for a displayed formula. However the output is not what it should be. Can you tell me what is the mistake over here? $$ \frac{(1-a)\frac{$q_{f}$}{{$q_{n}$}^a}}{$p_{n}$} ...
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Undefined \pgfsetpath: is tikz or Miktex update responsible [closed]

I run the following simple example using MikTeX 2.9 (complete installation) that is regularly updated (this is one of the first examples in TikZ manual): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...