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Why is LaTeX refusing to create a new page to place content?

Ihave stumbled upon strange behavior (at least for me). I am generating a document composed of a set of blank framed boxes, each with a text attached above, and it will always be most likely necessary ...
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\pgfmathsetmacro - dimension too large (biggest value allowed?)

I want to import some data with parameters to parametrize some plots. After importing a table, I assign specific variables of the table to a placeholder by using \pgfplotstablegetelem. And it works ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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Aligned Table of Notation Sybmols - Works but with Errors

I am getting a four (4) errors and 1 Bad Box with the code below. However, the output is the way I need in the PDF. Any ideas why I am getting the errors? And if so, how I can fix it. The error is ...
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A problem with thmtools

I updated my TeXLive yesterday and thmtools is being problematic... Running pdflatex on the following minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{thmtools} \begin{document} Hello ...
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can't get lato fonts to work in texlive 2011

This is my first post - so I hope you can help me; and I haven't missed anything obvious. I am interested in using Lato fonts an am using texlive 2011 on Windows 7. My minimal example is: ...
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How to use the “mover” command in Skak

I teach after school chess, and installed LaTeX on my computer just to make chess worksheets. I'm using skak. My documents start: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{chess-workshop-symbols} ...
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Getting “\andnext undefined” errors compiling latex code

When I try to use pdflatex to compile the following latex code, it throws errors: [steevmi1@phusca-L24500][21:01] [~/] % cat ./bar.tex % Created 2012-05-02 Wed 20:57 \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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\@ title and You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do \makeatletter and \makeatother do? I'm trying to use a template with the following content: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,10.5pt]{report} \usepackage{a4wide} ...
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Trying to typset Persian(Farsi) with MikTeX - expl3.sty not found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Latest MiKTeX-Update broke XeLaTeX with fontspec I am a new user of LaTeX. I have installed MikTeX 2.9 and my editor is: TeXnic. Actually, I installed the xepersian ...
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Error when using the python package

I am very new to LaTeX. I need to run python package in LaTeX but I can't. I use MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 7 but the programs gives me this error: Latex error: ! I can't find file ...
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How to quickly troubleshoot errors caused by missing closing brackets?

Perhaps the most common mistake I make is to forget to place a closing bracket, i.e. }, or closing command, e.g. \end{description}. When compiling, such mistakes usually do not say, ...
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help with textgreek package [closed]

I can't seem to get textgreek to work on my system and I am out of ideas where to try next to fix it. I'm using LyX to write my thesis, so the TeX output is autogenerated. That said, I am perfectly ...
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Bibliography is shown on partially

In the References list at the end of my latex document, only the first 14 references are shown, while the others are not (I use a bib file with around 50 references). The error is: ! TeX capacity ...
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Runaway argument

The following code: \begin{align*} \lim_{u\rightarrow\infty}\frac{\psi(u)}{\overline{F_I}(u)}&=\left(\frac{\rho}{1+\rho}\right)\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}n(1+\rho)^{-n}\\ ...
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LaTeX Error: “cmap.sty” not found [closed]

Could anybody help me with my situation. When I try to see my Lyx document in pdf Lyx write this Error note "LaTeX Error: "cmap.sty" not found" and in description "*** (cannot \read from ...
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! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $

I am new to LaTeX and I am using it to write a report with several chapters (main page in which I include the other pages). I got this error: C:\Users\hussam\Desktop\thèse\latex\thèse\thèse.brf ! ...
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Problems using `\left\{` in array environment

I am trying to define a matrix in segments by enclosing the entries of the matrix in boxes, and also using the open and closed braces to label those segments. So far I have developed the following ...
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Error: Counter too large! with \alph{cntr} and cntr>26

I would like to have \alph{counter} for values larger than 26. The following MnWE gives me the error ! LaTeX Error: Counter too large. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} ...
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Why doesn't latexmk handle errors in the preamble?

Today I discovered that if I have an error in the preamble of my tex file then Latexmk produce an error only once. Precisely, for example if my file looks like this \documentclass{article} ...
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Error with \foreach in TikZ

In the MWE below \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \foreach \i in {0, 1, 2, 3} \draw (\i, 0) rectangle +(0.5, 0.5); % \draw (\i, 1) rectangle ...
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error when patching with etoolbox \apptocmd: “the patching command seems to be nested in the argument to some other command”

The \apptocmd command from etoolbox is giving me an error I don't understand. I know how to work around the error in this particular case, but I'd like to understand what it's complaining about so ...
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Windows API error 5: “Access is denied” when trying to compile TikZ picture

I installed PGF but are unable to compile the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) --(1,2); \end{tikzpicture} ...
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Lost labels using intertext with varioref and hyperref

I have a problem using \intertext together with \vref when hyperref is also used. Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, varioref} ...
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Adjust line numbers in error messages

Question Is there any way I can alter the line-numbers reported by TeX and friends in error messages? This is almost an identical question to Add offset to line number (in error message) when using ...
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textcomp's \textmusicalnote doesn't work: “cannot open encoding file for reading”

I'd like to put a music note as an icon next to notes in my document. I discovered the \textmusicalnote symbol in the textcomp package, but it doesn't seem to render. I suspect I'm doing something ...
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Conflict between my modified .sty file and babel's ngerman?

There is some conflict or error I don't understand. I can skip it and nothing visible happens. The output is okay and everything seems to be fine. Still I would like to get rid of the error message. ...
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Problem with using scale while using \includegraphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \usepackage[turkish]{babel} and \includegraphics inconcistency I previously imported many figures to TEX files and simply use the corresponding parameters without any ...
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afterpage + list = missing \item

I'm trying to use the afterpage package to automatically insert text at the top of each page (please see my other question Section reminders at the top of each page?) but I'm having trouble. ...
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ntheorem conflicting with subfig

When I try to add a figure that consists of two subfigures to my document with the following piece of code \begin{figure}[h] \centering \subfloat[Locally confluent]{ ...
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Dimension too large on a PNG figure under xelatex and beamer

I have PNG image I want to introduce into my presentation. The figure is black and white and the edges are small. When I compile the file in pdflatex everything is fine but when I Compile it with ...
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How do I put a musical clef in a memoir-class document?

I've got a lot of questions about preparing a book layout, but as I'm slowly going through the various books and other documents out there, I think most of the questions are being answered. However, ...
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Algorithms \And boolean operator casuing “Undefined Control Sequence” error

I'm writing some algorithms using the algorithmicx package. I'm trying to create an if statement with an And boolean operator but using \And is causing an Undefined Control Sequence error ...
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Error in tabular code generated from Excel2LaTeX

I used Excel2LaTeX to create a table in LaTeX and here is the code that gives me an error. % Table generated by Excel2LaTeX from sheet 'Sheet1' \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \caption{Add ...
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Move .tex files from TeXlipse to TeXShop

I am a newbie at LaTeX/TeXlipse/TeXShop. I am currently writing a LaTeX document using TeXlipse plugin in Ubuntu. Due to hardware issues on the Ubuntu machine I need to port the .tex files to TeXShop ...
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Error when using \begin{RÉSUMÉ}

I write a paper in French, I add a package \usepackage[english,francais]{babel} to use a French but when I write: \begin{RÉSUMÉ} abstract in french \end{RÉSUMÉ} I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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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 ...