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Error when setting a label in an alignat-environment which is embedded in a figure-environment

I want to label equations in a alignat-environment which is embedded in a figure-environment and it won't compile. Example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Cannot start AcrobatReader or open the document - Winshell

When i try to PDFView Command in Winshell I'm getting the below error. I'm using Winshell 3.3.2.4
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How to represent this superscript?

I am trying to write this command below but it doesnt work. $$\triangle$^m$
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Missing $ error in math mode

I have the following LaTeX code (beginning from line 80): \begin{definition} $\hat{n}_{v}$ = \begin{cases} $n_{v}$ & \text{ if } $v \in$ \text{connected component of size} $< ...
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Missing \endgroup error for Beamer standalone with subpreambles option [closed]

I am trying to use Martin Scharrer's nifty standalone package to put a Beamer animation into a standalone file. Here is a minimal example that demonstrates the error I am running into. The subfile, ...
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Latex tabbing: Undefined tab position

I am getting error"! LaTeX Error: Undefined tab position." for the following snippet of latex code. \begin{tabbing} \> \>$n$ = Some data\\ \> \>$B$ = Another Statement\\ \> \>$N$ = ...
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Undefined control sequence math operators

I have an algorithm defined under figure container. For some reason I am getting a strange error in the conditional expression of the second If block statement. \begin{figure} \begin{flushleft} ...
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Problem with pdfpages due to everyshi related error

I just want to add individual .pdf pages to my final latex document. A snippet of the code is presented below: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, twoside]{book} \usepackage[top=1.50in, bottom=1.50in, ...
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Problem with \maketitle in moderncv

I downloaded the moderncv template for LyX, I tried to compile it but this error appears: \maketitle Your command was ignored. Type I to replace it with another command, or to ...
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Europass logo cannot be found compiling simple CV [closed]

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXstudio 2.4 on Windows with europecv package but there's something wrong trying to load the europasslogo file. My .tex document is pretty simple so far: ...
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Getting error while inserting image

I am trying to insert a image which is in .eps format from my computer into latex file. But I always get an error if I add the scale part but works fine without scale. Here is my code below. Works ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]

I am on Mac OS X Lion latest, and get the error trying to compile my large multi-page project. This happens after adding one more code listing (shown below). The full error is: TeX capacity ...
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How can I get utf8 character

I want to make cross references for sections to be symbols but after using the description given I got error report saying keyboard character used is undefined in inputencoding 'utf8'. What might be ...
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Word not hyphenated when surrounded by $ signs, and causing errors without $ signs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Despite using backslash dollar sign, error persists I don't know why, but the word kAudioUnitSubType_RemoteIO is causing problems for me when I type it. I tried ...
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Misplaced \omit. \multispan with \newcommand

I'm trying to build my own cookbook-style, which has an ingredient makro. Sometimes the ingredients should be seperated and have a headline, so I tryed with an optional argument. A minumum example ...
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Biber fails at supporting { } in author names

I have a bug using Biber and LaTeX: Here is my MNWE: test.bib: @misc{citation1, title = {Any title}, author = {{{Foo} bar}}, }, test.tex: \documentclass{book} ...
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Constant errors for missing symbols in equation environment

I realise this sounds like a daft question, but I have a lot of missing symbols coming up in my work, but they are there! One such example is \begin{equation} \label{eq:rgbtohsb} \begin{center} $Hue ...
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Why doesn't LaTeX allow me to import my .eps file when I compile it?

Everything works perfectly except until the error below. I'm slightly new at LaTeX and perhaps I'm missing a package, but I already have the graphicx package. Any help will be greatly appreciated! ! ...
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Natbib package error? Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I'm trying to write an article for a journal using it's LaTeX class and there seems to be an issue with the bibliography. I'm getting the following error message: Package natbib Error: ...
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PSTricks error “Undefined control sequence <recently read> \c@lor@to@ps”

I have a problem with this file tex: \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(1,3.8) \psline{-<}(0,0)(0,.2) \psline{-}(0,.2)(0,.4) \psline{*->}(0,.4)(0,.9) ...
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Runaway argument in algorithm

\begin{algorithm} \caption{Partial Sum Update Algorithm}\label{alg:usline} \begin{algorithmic}[1] \State $\mathcal{N}^*\gets$ bitreverse$(\mathcal{N})$ \If{$i(s)=0$}\Comment{The $s^{th}$ LSB in the ...
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Undefined control sequence Error with moderncv+Hebrew

I would like to use modernv to create a right-to-left CV document in Hebrew. I have downloaded and installed culmus-latex, and Hebrew+English LaTex documents compile without a problem. I took ...
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“File `realcalc.tex' not found” - after texlive-generic-extra installed?

Disclosure: my knowledge of LaTeX is extremely limited I am trying to use pdflatex to convert foo.tex to foo.pdf. When I first tried this I got error messages saying I was missing calc.sty so I ...
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Multicolumn within a newcommand error

I am new to writing packages and am coming across an error that I can't unravel, I would appreciate any help that you can provide. I am writing a few macros which are meant to be used within a tabular ...
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Problem resizing an itemize environment with a \scalebox: “Something's wrong”

I have a \block containing a \itemize: \begin{block}{title} % \scalebox{0.8}{ \begin{itemize} \item 1... \item 2... \end{itemize} % } \end{block} I try to use \scaleboxand ...
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How can I get to use the sideset command on unusual symbols without an error message

I would like to use the command, $\sideset{_\sigma}{_f}\times$ without an error message. This command renders the way I want it to, (a times with a left subscript of \sigma, and a right subscript of ...
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Makeindex error when ! used in \index in align environment

See MWE below. The symbol ! in the \index causes an error. This is only the case in align environments (not in equation). So it seems to have to do something with amsmath. If ! is put in an \mbox ...
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How can I define a macro that adds a row to a table that has not yet been printed?

I want to generate a list of technical abbreviations and acronyms that I use. Currently, I'm defining all acronyms with a macro I have designed. Now, I want the macro to call another macro, called ...
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Easy way to find the location of a compilation error?

When I compile my project with pdflatex, I get to see at which line the error has occurred, but the file is it claims the error has occurred in is incorrect since it always just says that it has ...
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Why is the picture not inserted?

When I pdflatex the text below it doesn't insert the picture, but writes the name of the file instead (pic). And the geometry line gives the error ! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. The ...
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How can I find a footnote by its number (Hfootnote.xx)?

I want to find out, which footnote is causing a warning message in my pdfoutput. I am using Miktex 2.9, my document is from the type "scrreprt" and I make usage of the package parnotes. I get the ...
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Possible package missing [closed]

I started using LaTeX yesterday and there's something I can't figure out: I've noticed that I don't have some commands, for example right now I'm trying to use \vphantom and \phantom, but when I type ...
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eforms puts out “0 0 0” [closed]

I've just intalled AcroTex, but it doesn't work correctly. \documentclass[12pt]{letter} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[pdftex]{eforms} ...
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pdftex and interaction=batchmode and xwatermark

I try to compile this file: \documentclass[10pt,openany,titlepage]{book}% \usepackage{lipsum}% \usepackage{xcolor}% \usepackage[printwatermark,default-first-page=10]{xwatermark}% ...
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How to insert line before if/while-clause using Algorithms2e?

When I insert more than one new line before the if-clause of an algorithm; or a new line between two if-clauses in an Algorithms-section, I get the following error: [] ! LaTeX Error: There's no line ...
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LaTeX Error: File `knitting.sty' not found - cannot get knitting package to run

I am using LaTeX to typeset instructions for a knitting pattern that I designed. Additionally, I would like to include a knitting chart to visualize the motif. I found the knitting package on CTAN ...
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Errors in tables then runaway argument at \begin{document}

I am new to LaTeX and keep having this re-occurring problem. I create a table and notice a mistake (incorrectly specifying the number of columns or something) because the pdf won't compile (I am using ...
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Lettrine, accentuated characters and htlatex

I use accentuated letters with the lettrine package like: \lettrine{É}{lisée} avait vu le pouvoir de Dieu sur la vie d'Élie. With luatex (which is my normal rendering engine), it works fine. ...
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Command \AtBeginEnvironment already defined

I am pretty new to LaTeX. With windows, Miktex/Texmaker pretty-much takes care of package installation whenever needed, but on Ubuntu I have been downloading needed packages from CTAN and installing ...
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Setting up paragraphing of subsections using code from memman.pdf results in mysterious compilation error

I was trying to emulate the style of the long table of contents in the memoir manual. Specifically, the effect I want to achieve is to have all subsections names and page numbers in the same ...
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Using permute with glossaries

There is a problem with using the package permute with glossaries. A minimal working example: (by the way a minimal working example to show how an "index of notation" can be created) ...
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! No room for a new \count . with showidx package

I'm getting an error when I try to \usepackage{showidx}: ! No room for a new \count . \ch@ck ...\else \errmessage {No room for a new #3} \fi l.41 ...
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Compilation error with media9 package

While using media9 package, I'm getting the following error : Argument of \bool_if:nTF has an extra } I'm unable to figure out where does the error come from. Here is the minimal example: ...
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IguanaTex doesn't access the LaTeX process [closed]

I run IguanaTex 32-bit in Office 2010 32-bit / Windows 7 SP1 64x with MikTeX 2.9 32-bit. When I try to compile some TeX things with IguanaTeX to PPT, I get the error "Could not start process 'latex ...
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Latex errors when compiling

I have a general question on reading latex errors. (I am not a very experienced latex user.) I guess I have two questions: When I compile a file with latex, it writes a lot of junk to my terminal. Is ...
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qed symbol error

I may have misunderstood the documentation, but I believe that if I use the amsmath package in the declaration, then typing \qed should give me a Q.E.D. symbol. When I do this, it crashes with ...
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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} ...