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ConTeXt: Enumeration, Comments cause undefined control sequence startformula error

I'm a LaTeX user working through some ConTeXt tutorials, and hit a brick wall pretty early. It makes me wonder if something is wrong with my setup, or if I'm not understanding something pretty ...
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Subfigure captioning

I have a figure with several subfigures. The figure has a \caption, which is messy in the List of Figures. I'd prefer to put \captions on each of the \subfigures. The code I'm using at the moment: ...
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Authors Suppressed Due to Excessive Length

How can one avoid the error message "Authors Suppressed Due to Excessive Length" using LNCS (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) template? Would it be possible to change it to First Author et al. or ...
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cventry using moderncv class

I am quite new in LaTeX. Actually, I want to use cventry using moderncv class. I faced with lots of errors while I am using multiple \cventry. \section{Experience} \subsection{Vocational} ...
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Error compiling algpseudocode example

Compiling this piece of code (which I took from the guide of the algorithmicx package) I get a lot of errors and do not understand why. I think it is probably some stupid typo I can't see but this is ...
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Bibtex could not find .tex.aux

I'm getting the following error message from bibtex. $ bibtex test.tex I couldn't open file name `test.tex.aux' What is causing this? [NB. I'm about to write an answer to this question.]
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Incompatibility between verbatim and tabu? (Danger of using \scantokens in a package)

With the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{tabu} \makeatletter \renewcommand\verbatim@processline {% \begin{tabu}to\textwidth{|l|X[-1,l]|} ...
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LatexIt not rendering properly

I've been trying to figure out how latexit works, however, when I enter this simple piece of code, I get a long message of different errors as "LaTeX Error Bad environment delimiter", "You can't use ...
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Name clash, “\ifpdf is already defined” between JHEP3.cls and ifpdf.sty [closed]

You might be interested that there seems to be a clash between JHEP3.cls version 3.1.5 (from http://jhep.sissa.it/jhep/help/JHEP/TeXclass/tools_JHEPlog.html) and the ifpdf package. I think both ...
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Error on grouping level [closed]

I'm trying to create a graph from a big file with pgfplots. This is the code I use: \begin{figure} \makebox[\textwidth][c]{ \subfloat[] { ...
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\underbrace error [closed]

I'm trying to write an equation, but I keep getting an "Undined control sequence error on the line my equation is one, and I can't seem to figure out what the error is. Can any of you guys seen an ...
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tikz-timing package gives up on path after 25 clock cycles

I'm using the tikz-timing package to do some timing diagrams, but it seems that it has an upper limit of 25 clock cycles. While \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz-timing} ...
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Associating error messages with tex input

I'm compiling a paper that someone else started and I have to fix some error messages associated with text that I've never read before. When I compile the paper sometimes it gets to an error and I ...
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LaTeX is compiling the file from before changes

I'm using LaTeX under OSX 10.8.2, TeXworks as an editor. Searching solution for my problem I'm trying to compile differet codeds posted here in questions or answers. I've created few test files where ...
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Runaway argument with linguex

Compiling some linguex code gives me: Runaway argument? \newgll [CP Ceapann tú [CP go bhuailfidh an píobaire an t-amhrán \ETC. ! File ended while scanning use of \ai. <inserted text> ...
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** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. with tikz-qtrees in xelatex

I've got a snippet of tikz-qtree which causes ** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. when compiling with xelatex, but works fine with pdflatex. But I need xelatex because I've got a lot of unicode ...
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No room for a new \mathgroup

Using MnSymbol, bm and pxfonts together causes No room for a new \mathgroup MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{pxfonts} \begin{document} ...
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“Missing $ inserted” errors generated in tabular figure

I've compiled my LaTeX document into a PDF using the website ScribTeX, and everything seems to look fine, but I keep getting the following errors: Similar errors happen every time I use a table. ...
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Multicolumn misplaced \omit problem

Okay, I know there are a few questions already about this but I looked at them and tried to get it to work but couldn't, I'm kinda new at this so I dont really have a clue what I'm doing. Anyway ...
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Undefined control sequence \url error [closed]

I got this error while trying to run the latex command: ! Undefined control sequence. l.10 \newblock Available from: \url {http://www.google.com}. ? Why is it an ...
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Errors with multicolumn-equations inside tabular (inside tcolorbox)

I try to rebuild a fairly complicated math-table, and I'm almost satisfied with the result. The MWE actually compiles to the table I want, but with error messages. When I include the table in my real ...
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Uppercase Accents [closed]

My name is Sebastián and I'm doing my thesis in LaTeX. The last part of my work is the cover, but I have a problem compiling it. I have some uppercase letters with accents in the cover, and I get the ...
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Can't install MacTeX error on validating packages [closed]

I am trying to install MacTex that i downloaded from http://www.tug.org/mactex/ but when i am installing it gets a error message "The installation failed" i don't know what to do.
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Unhelpful, misleading errors in amsmath environments

With the simple equation environment; \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} a \foo b \end{equation} \end{document} you can see a helpful error message, ...
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Compiler gives hundreds of “invalid character” suddenly

I am writing my latex document in TexMaker and suddenly in one of the thousands of compilations I make there is a error and I cant get rid of it. The error is: ! Text line contains an invalid ...
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Algorithm spanning two columns error with \prevdepth [closed]

I am trying to use the algorithm command to display an algorithm that spans two columns in a two column document. However, I am getting an error message with \prevdepth that I do not understand. Below ...
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l3names error in lualatex (\reserveinserts{32})

I have the following 'test file' in which I am working, works without problems when compiling with '(La/Xe/pdf) TeX' but throws an error when compiling with 'LuaLaTeX': Package: l3names 2012/09/24 ...
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Are nath and xcolor incompatible?

I have a file that compiles fine. It uses nath and color packages: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{nath} \delimgrowth=1 \begin{document} \begin{equation} A ...
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How can I set default font size to [bp] instead of [pt] in order to use Lyx with XeTex?

I want to use the [bp] font size for the whole document in Lyx 2.0.4 for compilation with XeLatex. My LaTex preamble looks like this: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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Updating packages in TeXLive 2011

I have TeXLive 2011 distribution on my Windows 7. I haven't updated it before. I downloaded it as an iso file. Anyway, I tried to use the mdframed package in an example document like below: ...
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LaTeX - using HA-prosper - Error : \ProcessKeyvalOptions{Hyp}

I have started using the HA-Prosper packages with a very simple code, but I get an error, here is the code: \documentclass{prosper} \usepackage{HA-prosper} \title{Internet Traffic} \author{A.B} ...
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Warnings and errors highlighting when compiling in Bash environment

I'm processing a large document, using Latexmk in a Bash environment. It would be very helpful if error and warning messages were somehow highlighted or coloured, in order to facilitate spotting them. ...
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How to create command for a box where text inside the box can automatically adjust?

I have a problem on how I can make my command right. I created a box where the text will be inside it when used but something went wrong when I prolong the text it turn out like this: Code: ...
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Why do I get this error when using babel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \tableofcontents encoding issue with lualatex I tried adding babel package to my file - to get proper hyphenation for my language. But I get strange error, related ...
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Where are all these errors coming from?

With the following document, I get a lot of errors around line 38. I can't tell where these come from, but the resulting output looks fine. For the sake of good practice, what am I doing wrong here? ...
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Error caused by interaction between minted, footnotes, babel and "(double quote)

I'd like to put some inline code using minted but when I try to typesent the empty string "" I get an "undefined control sequence" error. Sample code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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LaTeX wants a $ where there shouldn't be one

I have a variable name that I need to include mid-paragraph. The variable is called "oral_read_score". LaTeX seems to think that I meant the "r" and "s" to be subscripts, and gives an error unless I ...
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Conflict between xeCJK and hyperref in TeXLive 2012

I find that in the presence together of packages hyperref and xeCJK, in either order, raises an Improper alphabetic constant error with an em-dash in commands \section, \subsection, etc. This happens ...
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Missing number, treated as zero. What is wrong in here? [closed]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[dutch]{babel} % Quotes won't work without babel \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % This is very important! \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX

This is with ref to my previous question Package clash in multilingual report. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Epstopdf does not compile *.eps

I work in WinEdt + MikTex 2.8 and mostly compile the source through PdfTexify. In order to compile eps figures in this mode I used the package epstopdf, but recently it stopped working. This is quite ...
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How to insert pdf (as a graphic file) in LaTeX [closed]

I am trying to insert some ready image-pdf files to my LaTeX code. (I use pdfLaTeX and my distributor is TeXnicCenter.) But I will get this error: Package pdftex.def Error: File 'fig1.pdf' not ...
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TeXShop gives “(null) does not exist” error when compiling postscript [closed]

Mac: 10.7.3 TeXShop version: 2.47 When I try to compile .tex into a Post Script file, TeXShop gives me an error as follows: (null) does not exist. Perhaps TeXLive was not installed or was ...
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Error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found! [closed]

My TeXworks doesn't let me compile my documents anymore due to the error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found!: It is OK in TeXnicCenter but not here. I looked up the net to download the ...
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Latex Quit: ! Undefined control sequence. l.62 \@writef [closed]

I was updating my tutor handouts for calculus and suddenly the whole thing refuses to compile. I have no idea what is wrong or why it is saying this. All I changed were some equations and I added a ...
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PGFPlots fixed number formatting fails on small numbers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you remove the axis multiplier? I have a problem getting fixed (as opposed to scientific) number formatting on my axes in PGFPlots. The following example: ...
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How to get error messages from pdflatex tool (specially running from php)

I am executing pdflatex from php script and it gives me very long list of log entries mixed with errors e.g system('/usr/texbin/pdflatex -output-directory=./temp/tex '.$tex_output . " 1> ...
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LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document} [closed]

While i wrote \begin{document} but it gives me the error what should i do? You can see my template below: \documentclass{res}‎ ‎\newsectionwidth{0pt} ‎\setlength{\textheight}{10.2in} ...
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How to insert a JPEG picture using LaTeX

I try to insert a picture using the code below \usepackage{pgf} \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=2.5in]{image/Test} \caption{Example TA} \label{fig:Reinforcement} \end{figure} ...
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mktextfm failed to make igo10.tfm

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, and need to install the package at http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/igo to compile a document I have received the tex source of. I am trying to follow the instructions ...