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LaTeX font error: I can't find file `pzdr'

I was to use the package pifont to use \ding{52} in my document. However, when I use \usepackage{pifont}, I get the below error: /usr/local/texlive/2008basic/texmf-dist/tex/latex/psnfss/pifont.sty ...
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Showing listings of code side by side error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I put lstlisting block into subfloat block? Running this code gives me an error that ! Paragraph ended before \lst@next was complete. \begin{figure} ...
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Using Kile@Ubuntu and getting “*.cls file not found. \begin”

I've just started using LaTeX for an assignment and got this error: File 'assignment_1.cls' not found. ^^M What can I do about this?
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Lyx - Missing $ inserted repeatedly [closed]

I'm lost in the next problem. I am using the last version (2.0) of Lyx to write up one of my final degree projects full of maths formulas, images, drawings and tables. But at the point I'm on right ...
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How to increase the node memory size in ConTeXt?

With a very large document, after about 30 minutes of compiling with context, I get this error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [node memory size=100987760]. I added a line to texmf.cnf which says ...
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Using a macro as value of addtotoc in \includepdf

I would like to include pages from an external PDF file into my document, using the pdfpages package. The following works for me: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} ...
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Installing MinionPro in TeX Live 2011

I am having great difficulty to install the font MinionPro in TeX Live 2011. I followed all the steps in the README file on CTAN, but I get the following error when compiling the text: Process ...
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“Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup” error

Don't understand why this piece won't compile fluently. TeX file as following: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{chapter2/epjb/groups_0.pdf} ...
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Latex compile reduce command line output [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reducing the console output of LaTeX Any time I compile a tex document I get a ton of command line outputs about loading sty's and other useless information for me. How ...
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Weird error with eqnarray

The following piece of code \begin{eqnarray*} \expval[\mathcal{N}] &= \frac{\rho_0}{\rho_1} ~, & \var(\mathcal{N}) &= \frac{\rho_0}{\rho_1} + 0.280 \, \frac{\rho_0^2}{\rho_1^2} ~, \\ ...
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Formatting raggedright in booktabs. Why am I getting a \noalign error?

I have a \sidewaystable that is also a \threeparttable. I'm trying to produce it using booktabs. In the shape columns there are words with more than 8 letters that TeX keeps hyphenating. The column ...
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Problem regarding parcolumns package

I needed to use parcolumns packages which was not available on my system. I installed it and now am having some trouble. I followed following steps: Locate the package sauerj on CTAN website. I ...
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TeX Live 2011: tlmgr not using xz after system upgrade [closed]

I have moved my TeX Live installation directories from one computer to another when I bought a newer system. I simply did a tar cfj texlive.tbz /texlive/ (the root directory where I had put TeX Live) ...
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\thelstlisting undefined for nostarch

I'm trying to get nostarch working and it won't even get out of the gate. I'm just a lowly user so these kinds of errors leave me quite clueless. The sample doc in the distribution nssample.tex ...
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Problem with updmap

I'm running into a problem similar to this one. I'm running Arch Linux and have installed TexLive from their repository. I noticed that I had some configuration files (texmf.cnf and updmap.cfg) that ...
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You've lost some text [closed]

I had several figures included in my .tex file with the use of \usepackage{graphicx} written like the following: \begin{figure}[ht] \center \includegraphics{compton.jpg} \caption{Compton scattering} ...
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Image has invalid character? Trouble with graphicx

I'm sort of stumped on this one. I'm trying to include some graphics that I created with Stata in a document. I'm using pdfLaTeX and graphicx. When I try to compile, I get the error message: ...
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md-chr7y source file could not be found

I am trying to build a document with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. It seems to be the used font on the title page. The error is as follows: miktex-makemf: The md-chr7y source file could not be ...
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tikz example from manual fails

I have copied an example from the tikz manual, but it fails to compile \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{circuits} \usetikzlibrary{circuits.logic.IEC} ...
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How do you put multiple paragraphs in a caption?

I have a really long caption for a figure in a LaTeX document. I would like to break the caption into a few paragraphs. How do I do that? As per the request below, I removed everything I could ...
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Can I redefine an environment to generate an error?

I know how to use \renewenvironment to redefine an environment, but instead of changing formatting, I'd like to have any use of the environment generate an error (log and abort). Is there a way to do ...
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Error when using \bm in *numbered* section title, when hyperref is loaded

I am getting an error when I use the command \bm in a section title that is numbered, when the package hyperref is loaded. Here is the error: ERROR: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack ...
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bbm package error

I am not sure if this should be here or whether I should create a bug report. I am trying to use the bbm package as per this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bbm} \begin{document} ...
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Meaning of fontspec related error

I've edited a document. The edited document works well on my system, but apparently reports this error on another system: Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...ontspec_tmp_int\endcsname ...
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Adobe reader tells me error when opening my PDF

I'm transfering Master thesis from Word to LaTex (and I'm not expert in this). I have to use template, which we have from school. I pasted it here on pastebin.com. What was my problem: When I create ...
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Add offset to line number (in error message) when using input files

I am compiling a latex document, and when I have errors, I get nice messages like l.1041 \end{frame} which tells me that there is an error somewhere before line 1041. So far, so good. I can use my ...
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A0 poster error code [closed]

I submit to the wisdom of forumers this request. I'm very disturbed by this error code: ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package color. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. ...
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lualatex error with Brazilian Portuguese babel option

It seems that lualatex does not known the Brazilian dialect of the Portuguese language with the babel package. When compiling the simple document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} ...
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Siunitx: how to deal with invalid numerical input '-'?

Thanks to you all, I found siunitx for decimal alignment. However, some of the columns in my correlation matrix don't have any numbers and have "-" instead. siunitx gives me an error about invalid ...
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Arithmetic overflow error using custom theme in pdfLaTex

I am attempting to compile a 70 frame beamer presentation in TeXworks (on Ubuntu 11.10). The theme I am using is called beamer-goddard (located at the bottom of This Page) . When I compile I ...
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kpfonts, MnSymbol, eufrak and too many math alphabets

I'm having problems with kpfonts' \mathfrak and MnSymbol. This example produces the "too many math alphabets" error: \documentclass{amsart} \newcommand{\PrintMathFonts}{% \typeout{*** Math fonts ...
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Too many unprocessed floats

I'm trying to a large number of figures. The code is \begin{figure} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{m2T4.pdf} \caption{M2T, Problem Size 513} \end{figure} I'm not able to compile, I get the error ! ...
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“TeX capacity exceeded” with harvard package and url fields in bib file

When I try to compile the attached test document with MikTeX 2.9 updated to the latest packages, I get a ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. error. I finally tracked down the ...
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Problem with spanish and babelbib

I'm not an English native speaker. All the documents I write are in Spanish. To handle this I use some packages like babel and babelbib for bibliographies. However, this can cause some troubles of ...
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Error when using colour in \author

I am getting an error when I try to use \color{} in the the author field with beamer, even though the file compiles and I get the the words I want coloured in the author field. This is the error ...
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TexMaker - “File not found” when viewing as pdf

At the moment I'm having a problem when trying to view my LaTeX file as a PDF. Whether I do it internal or external I both the error "File not found.". I have no idea what file it means. I've read ...
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Problems with algoritmicx package

However I turn and twist it, for some reason I can't get the two lines I have commented out to work. It keeps giving me the error: "Undefined control sequence." \begin{algorithm} ...
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Environment not working inside \multido using standalone document class

I have the following code \documentclass[multi={image},crop,ignorerest]{standalone}% \usepackage{multido} \begin{document} \multido{\iframe=1+1}{2}{ \begin{image} \iframe \end{image} } \end{document} ...
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Output routine footbib error

This is my preamble \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt,openright,final,oldfontcommands]{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{import} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{algorithm} ...
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Error with inputenc and UTF-8 non-breaking space

This is a follow up to How to make non-breaking spaces (ties) in Org-mode that exports properly to LaTeX. One answer to the question is a solution that uses UTF-8 non-breaking spaces but these cause ...
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tikz-uml sequence diagram “Extra \or” error

I was compiling the following code which uses the tikz-uml package. \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{pgf} %\usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-uml} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Compilation error when a command argument contains a math formula with a bracket ]

When I try to compile the following document: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{modelDefinitions}{% \begin{description} }{% \end{description} } \newcommand{\modelDef}[2]{\item[#1] \hfill ...
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Problem to include EPS file with file name containing “#”

I have problem including EPS in LaTeX document. I am using latex->dvips->ps2pdf workflow to compile LaTeX document file. Error is thrown as Illegal parameter number in definition The EPS file ...
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Does LaTeX allow for namespaces to eliminate the risk of package clashes?

I often get conflicts between distinct sty files, due to things as simple as variable names. The latest one was between proof.sty (which permits to more proofs automatically to the appendix) and ...
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Missing $ inserted in block environment

I tried to compile the following using the beamer class: \begin{block} $$T(\mathcal{P})=\mathbb{R}$$ and $$\mathrm{M}(\mathcal{P})=\mathbb{R}_{+}^{3}/ \mathrm{S}_3$$ \end{block} If I complie ...
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LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found

It appears when I try to build file in MiKTeX 2.9 I get LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name.(Default extension:cls)) Enter file ...
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Skipping blank fields for address labels using datatool and envlab [closed]

I am trying to process the following into Avery 5160 mailing labels, using the \skipblank code that someone else posted on this site to suppress blank lines: \documentclass[10pt]{letter} ...
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How to avoid the “perhaps a missing \item.” message in itemize/enumerate

If one has a itemize environment, with no items inside : \begin{itemize} \end{itemize} the compilation will complain "perhaps a missing \item". I would like to modify the environment itemize (or ...
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Fixing JAIR style

According to the Eigenfactor ranking of journals, the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) is a leading open-access journal in AI. Unfortunately, the JAIR style files appear to be ...
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Error with \newcommand and \section

I'm trying to typeset an article. In the preamble, I defined these two things: \newcommand{\leftexp}[2]{{\vphantom{#2}}^{#1}{#2}} \newcommand{\hr}{\leftexp{*}{\mathbb{R}}} However, when I try to ...