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Ș and ș: the “character is uncodable in verbatim paragraphs” error

I am using LyX 2.1.2 and upon pressing ctrl+l to insert a new tex code and writing \title{Și e ușor} I got the error Character is uncodable in verbatim paragraphs referring to the two ...
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Passing values from a tabular to an other with spreadtab

I have two spreadtab tabulars, and I want some of the values calculated in the first one to be reused in the second one. I like the tag(savedValue) method that allows me to save values from the ...
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Error in running script

I am using Window 8. When I run any script in TeXmaker I found following error: Could not start the command. pdflate-synctex=1- interaction=nonstopmode % tex.
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Problems with latex in word 2010

I`m trying to insert LaTex into Word 2010. I`m following the method that the user David Carlisle described here in an answer: Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word I`m trying the following ...
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I'm getting the error “missing } inserted” in LaTeX

\documentclass [12pt,letterpaper]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amsfonts, amssymb, amscd, latexsym} \usepackage{type1cm} \usepackage{simplemath} \oddsidemargin 0.0in \evensidemargin 0.0in ...
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Undefined control sequence at: “\begin{document}”

When trying to compile this document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} \end{document} I get the following error message: ...
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'slashbox.sty' not found [duplicate]

I am not the best when it comes to working with programs like LaTeX and I am unable to open a .tex document, or rather 'LaTeX it' since it keeps coming up with this error. I have downloaded ...
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bigfoot - Dimension too large (I can't work with sizes bigger than about 19 feet.) [closed]

My MWE is below. I can produce the following output in nonstopmode... ... but I see these errors in the log: ! Dimension too large. \FN@normaloutput ...\tw@ \fi \fi \ifdim \FN@vsize ...
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missing $ inserted in arrays

this is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \clearpage \begin{center} \begin{minipage}{.6\textwidth} \begin{equation*} a^2 + b^2 = c^2\newline \end{equation*} ...
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Inserting command with optional argument as optional argument Problem

If I define the following two commands: \newcommand{\TestA}[1][]{a^{#1} aaa} \newcommand{\TestB}[1][]{#1} and then call it by $\TestA[\TestB[111]]$ I get the error: "Argument of \\TestB has an ...
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Really odd problem with bibliography length

Hey guys I have just had a really strange issue that took me over an hour to solve but I really have no idea how or why it happened and absolutely no idea why my fix actually worked. My error seems so ...
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Error: \usepackage{tikz} [closed]

I am using Win8.1 with TeXLive installed and TeXWorks as IDE. I want to make figures with Tikz but i always get said, that there is no package tikz when I try \usepackage{tikz}. When I look into my ...
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Strange “There's no line here to end” error

I am starting my adventure with LaTeX. I have following code on my preamble: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{setspace} \onehalfspacing \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{titlesec} On third and ...
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How to Use ModernCV Icons with Classic Style CV

I really like the style of this CV -- I am not sure if the style has a name, but I have seen it many times. Here is the source code for my CV: \documentclass[margin,line,pifont,palatino,courier]{res} ...
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Problem with 'feyn' package for 11pt font size

I need to draw several Feynman diagrams and I found the feyn package suitable enough for this purpose. I use MiKTeX to compile the tex-file. The problem is that for some strange reason it does not ...
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Unknown graphics extension: .1.png

I have a file called xxxx_0.1.png, and want to import it as an image in my document. I am using graphicx with the following command: \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{images/xxxx_0.1.png} and ...
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\mathplus fails to render

I'm new to LaTeX - can anyone suggest why the $\mathplus$ is not rendering as +? It can be seen in the bibliography entry of another question, publisher = {Springer Science $\mathplus$ Business ...
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TeXMaker can't find my own class file

I've been using TeXMaker for a while now and it usually works fine. A couple of months ago i wrote my own class and style files, started to use them and it worked fine. I had placed the .cls and .sty ...
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strange symbols appear after a citation

When I cite references in my document I get strange characters in the pdf file following the citation in the text. For instance: ...lipids and fatty acids [AWF64]âĄă. This shows up in the pdf ...
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Error: “Dimension too large…” when plotting EXPONENTIALS with TikZ

Despite having read answers to 4-5 relate questions, I still can't get why my code does not compile. Here it is: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[paperheight=24cm, paperwidth=35cm, ...
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Reassignment macro doesn't work inside title, if protected “works” but not styled

A handy macro egreg made works famously, but not so well in titles. \protecting it prevents TeX from dying, but then it seems to be hidden from \spacedallcaps. \documentclass{article} ...
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IEEEtran class, conference option and pdfusetitle in hyperref

Consider the following: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage %[pdfusetitle] {hyperref} \begin{document} \title{A simple test} \author{ \IEEEauthorblockN{Michael Shell} ...
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Undefined \printindex

tex/.../supp-pdf.tex tex/.../supp-mis.tex loading : Context Support Macros / Miscellaneous (2004.10.26) ) loading : Context Support Macros / PDF (2004.03.26) ) tex/latex/hyperref/nameref.sty) ! ...
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Problem with pause in beamer

When I use pause, a duplicate of the frame is produced. Any know how to fix this? Here is my minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[shrink=15] \begin{equation} ...
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Missing \begin{document} and auxiliary files

I'm a "noobish" TeX/LaTeX user and I was getting the Missing \begin{document} error. I've tried pdflatex, xelatex, xetex, luatex... nothing worked. Actually I SOLVED this (turned around at least) by ...
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Getting undefined control sequence with a simple \color{red}\sout{text}} command

I'm running the following simple code which contains two commands that are pretty much the same ({\color{red}..). However, I can't figure out why the second one gives an "undefined control sequence" ...
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Error: Could not start the command

![enter image description here][1]I just installed MiKTeX 2.9 and Texmaker 4.3. The system is Windows 8.1. Following error appears whenever I run texmaker Quick Build: Error: Could not start the ...
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! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode

I am using an image within minipage and getting error message. ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. Below is minimal working example. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} ...
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! File ended while scanning use of \entry

I am a newbie trying to compile Friggeri's resume template using XeLaTeX. The attached file compiled perfectly on first couple of occasions. However, I continued to make some changes to the content ...
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Limit notation causes leaders not followed by proper glue error

I am a beginner at Latex, and I am trying to learn it to use for my math courses. Following is a minimal example of what's causing the problem. This works fine without Nath, but I want Nath to get ...
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Problem with bibliography (latin1) - how to find the exact place

I've got a problem with my bibliography. After running my tex-file I get the error messages: ! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding ...
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pdflatex in terminal - how to define editor to jump to (instead of vim)?

When using pdflatex or latexmk in the Terminal (OS X) I can use the key "E" to jump to an error position in the sourcecode, if compiling hangs. However, this opens vim in Terminal and I'm not ...
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Problem with scaling

The code below work without [scale=0.5]. Any idea how to get it to work with [scale=0.5]? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{logo.jpg} ...
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Why : Error Minted package with rule color?

I have problem about use minted package, my mwe like this : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{Rub}{HTML}{061089} \begin{document} ...
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pdfTeX font expansion error during compilation

Background I am using Miktex 2.9 and TeXworks on top of that on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. To write my paper I have to use a provided template by 3rd party. However, I am not very experienced with ...
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Problem with “\newlist” of the “enumitem” package

I don't know why this code generates an error. ! Package enumitem Error: Undefined label. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{mylist}{enumerate}{1} \begin{document} ...
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missing $ inserted error for equation

I get the missing $ inserted error for the following code: \begin{equation} C = $ \frac{2}{\omega^2N^2\mu\pia} $ \end{equation} I have tried out different changes based on Googling for this ...
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Why is \item allowed in proof environments?

The other day I was typing up a proof containing a list and I accidentally wrote \item inside the proof environment (from the amsthm package) but outside of any list environment. To my surprise, LaTeX ...
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Package pdftex.def error PDF mode expected

Took me 6 hours today and still doesn't work, the error is : Package pdftex.def error PDF mode expected mf-texlive/tex/latex/pdftex-def/pdftex.def Example document: \documentclass{article} ...
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Missing $ error with matrix

The code below produces the mistake in the picture. Any idea why? % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Error: usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

Recently I'm getting an error on my macbook air since i've upgraded to Yosemite: usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex Anybody who knows how I can solve this?
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Language problems with biblatex and babel

I am trying to use biblatex with IEEEtran and babel, however I am having an error: Package babel Error: You haven't defined the language ENGLISH yet.. With regular Bibtex everything works as usual. ...
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How can I fix this problem: “Cannot determine size of graphic” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MikTex error for PNG images when trying to produce DVI I have the following line in my tex file: \includegraphics[width=1.0\textwidth]{pic.png} There is no error ...
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Unexplainable MetaPost Errors with drawarrow & math

I've run into some trouble with MetaPost's unhelpful errors, and cannot figure out why the snippet below kicks the following error: ! Extra tokens will be flushed. to be read again ...
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Removing Title in baposter class

I am making a poster with the baposter.cls class. The class is a bit weird, and the title is inputed in the following: {\sf\bf (Poster title)} I would like to remove the title and have the boxes ...
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<Database entry “.”> error randomly appears and disappears

My document using BibTeX with the "jmb" bibliography style runs great usually. However, BibTeX started giving the error: Warning--I didn't find a database entry for "." Thinking I'd accidentally ...
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trend line in pgf plot

I have been trying to fit a trend line using pgf plot for my data and unfortunately can't seem to hit the right spot with the code. I have looked in the manual for examples of linear regression and ...
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Is there really no better solution to “Overfull \hbox” than adding a line break?

I am going through a rather long book to resolve the Overfull \hbox problem. Here is an example: varies greatly from organization to organization, team to team, and manager to manager. Innovation ...
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Undefined error when plotting from data

I have been trying to create a LaTeX plot for my own data. To get me started I have copied the code from this website (ShareLaTeX) into my TeX editor. All the graphs come out exactly like they look on ...
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\special commands result in Acrobat being unable to display PDF correctly

I'm currently using TeXworks 0.4.5 with Windows 7 SP1 and MikTeX 2.9 to compile a thesis template that was constructed by a colleague. (If you would like to see the template, click here). This ...