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pdf_tex file not found

I'm trying to include an image (edited in Inkscape) in my document. However, everytime I run the file , it says "File not found". In Inkscape i have saved the document as .pdf and used the latex ...
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BibLatex warning as below. Any clue? Thanks [closed]

Here is what I want to accomplish, i.e., apa-style citation \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=apa]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{american}{american-apa} But I received ...
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MnSymbol fails with `\mathcal`?

Let me first give you this minimal example: \documentclass[11pt]{minimal} \usepackage[retainmissing, abx]{MnSymbol} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \[ \mathcal{ABC 123} \] \end{document} ...
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“exsheets” package: How to use “chapter-hook” when using \printsolutions[all]?

I'm writing a book which includes exercises spreaded through its chapters. To typeset the exercises I'm using the exsheets package. I want to make an appendix with all the solutions listed per chapter ...
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Strange error when compiling in texmakerE

Recently I've started getting a weird error in Texmaker I can't understand. To make it worse, it seems to disappear at the slightest change. On the good side, it doesn't prevent compilation. On the ...
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\input problem 'missing $' 'extra }'

I'm writing my thesis and I'm stuck on a problem \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \input{./inc/Intro/intro.tex} When compiling I get tons of "Missing $", "Missing {", ...
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Compiling multiple tex files into a single file

I was writing my masters' thesis using Latex and have written 4 chapters in 4 different .tex files. Now I wish to combine all these chapters into a single .pdf file. For this I wrote a main .tex file ...
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pdflatex error: I can't find file `../6001mac'

I run into this error when I try to use pdflatex to compile a tex file. I got the file from this site: http://mitpress.mit.edu/sicp/psets/ps1/readme.html If it matters, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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How to debug the “Argument of \XC@definec@lor has an extra }” error in Foreach statement? [duplicate]

First, I draw three nodes each of which has three parts. Everything is OK. The code and the image are as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[]{tikz} ...
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Documents with typical LaTeX errors

I am giving a LaTeX course and have the idea to let the students find and solve problems within a few documents. Basically they shall learn how to create minimal examples and read error messages. ...
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How can I use \centerdot while defining type of bullet?

The problem: I get an undefined control sequence error when trying to define the bullet type of the second-level items. I'm using: \renewcommand{\labelitemii}{$\centerdot$} Notes: I've read in ...
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Error message for incomplete fonts? [closed]

Can I get TeX (and particularly LuaTeX) issue an error when a font does not contain a glyph of the required type (roman, italic, etc.) for a character in the document being processed? A particular ...
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How to see errors and warnings in WinEdt

I am writing my thesis and I want to check my warnings and errors. How I can run pdf by command prompt ? I want to see my errors and warnings.
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\newcommand for tabular entries using keyval

I am trying to define a command for tabular entries using keyval. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{keyval} \makeatletter \define@key{tabularEntryKeys}{a}[\dots]{#1 & } ...
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Compiling with texmaker fails, compiling on commandline works

Hi I can compile my latex document using pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode -shell-escape Masterthesis.tex When I hit the quick compile button in textmaker however nothing happens. I ...
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\begin{document} ended by \end{figure}

I have this error when I try to insert a figure, even if I insert just the \begin{figure} \end{figure} with nothing inside. What might be happening? I use the following packages: ...
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pagebackref showing an error in article preparation

I am getting an error while using pagebackref=true. When I dont use pagebackref=true, the program works as expected. This is Central European Journal of Computer Science article. Is there any other ...
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`edge quotes mid` TikZ issue

When I render this with LuaLaTex: \documentclass[border=4mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing,graphs} \usegdlibrary{layered,trees,circular,force} \begin{document} \tikz ...
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why do I get 'Undefined control sequence' for KOMAoptions?

I am trying to include A3 pages in an A4 LaTeX document (following this answer) but get the following when I run pdflatex: Chapter 1. [1{/var/lib/texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map}] [2] ! ...
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Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size = 5000]

This is the error I am getting since I have added some new references to my .bib file. I think is more than a filled stack. Any ideas? references.bib It was requested a minimum working example but I ...
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After upgrading ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, latex compiling errors

After upgrading the ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, when I try the following command in terminal $ latex *.tex or $ pdflatex *.tex . I give the following error with MWE: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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Error Updating TexShop

I am currently running TeXShop Version 2.47 on OSX 10.9.2, and whenever I click TeXShop > Check for Updates, I receive the message "An error occurred in retrieving update information. Please try ...
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Problem with an environment definition

I know it is an easy and quite specific request but I've been on it all day and I cannot really understand what's wrong! \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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TeXstudio Compile: Error: Could not start the command: pdflatex.exe

I'm trying write a report in LaTeX but TeXstudio won't let me. All I have is this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Problem with using tikZ in Texmaker

I seem unable to use any TikZ command in TeXmaker. Whenever I use such command, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,or ...
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Missing $ inserted

When I use this code I get the ! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ R and ! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ \bottomrule errors on the 3rd and 4th last lines. How can I fix my code so ...
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How to deal with macro expansion and 'TeX capacity exceeded' when using write18?

This issue is driving me nuts. Ever since the friendly and knowledgeable people here on tex SE have guided me to doing multiple string replacements the proper way, I've been trying to incorporate that ...
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Problem with pgfplots/pgfkeys: “I do not know the key '/tikz/use units'”

Problem in short: I'm using pgfplots but I can't use units in the labels. I tried this minimal example (from http://pgfplots.sourceforge.net/gallery.html) and get an error message: ...
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How to activate Autocomplete

I just downloaded TeXmaker and found, that my autocomplete does not work. Do I have to configure it? And if so, how? Thank you for the information!
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recover or prevent disaster from happening?

I love to use Latex but as a new comer, I have encountered the following silly problem a few times: I push a key pad accidentally, and the next time I try to pdf the tex file, it says .... or the ...
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\lstlistoflistings causing error

my problem is, I added some listings to my Tex document. On the first run everything went fine and all was shown. After the second rerun, it does not compile anymore. Error: !Paragraph ended before ...
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Lyx error: Could not find bind file: ertWarning

I use Lyx 2.0.2 under Linux and I've never hat problems. Since yesterday Lyx does not recognize short cuts. Every time when I try to configure Lyx using the Lyx gui (tools - new configuration) I get ...
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TeXstudio error

I'm using TeXstudio IDE. I'm currently facing a problem in the first page of presentation. The IDE throws an error saying the image is not found. The code as follows: \title{\textbf{Design, ...
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Newenvironment wrapper around widetable

I'm trying to create a custom environment figs based on widetable, using \newenvironment. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{widetable} ...
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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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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, ...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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Mysterious Undefined control sequence errors

I am using the texlive distribution on Ubuntu 14.04 and use the Texmaker IDE. I implement latex using the quickstart function configured to pdflatex -> bibtex -> pdflatex -> pdflatex -> View pdf ...
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Biblatex sentence case and math mode not working together

Short version: how can I get maths/subscripts working with title case in biblatex without errors? This question and its answer describe making sentence case titles using biblatex (handy when your ...
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biblatex debugging

Background: Something I did recently has caused me to get loads of "missing { inserted" errors when I compile after running biber, as pdflatex typesets the bibliography. It's not as many as one per ...
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question regarding comment section{\usepackage{rotating}}

My program is showing error at 1.29 line section{\usepackage{rotating}}. What should i do? my code is \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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carriage return symbol, new command

When I define this: \newcommand{\return}{\raisebox{1.2pt}{\setlength{\fboxsep} {2pt}\ovalbox{$\hookleftarrow$} }} In output compiler types: Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...
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LaTeX Error: File `scrextend.sty' not found

I got this error when compiling: "" ! LaTeX Error: File `scrextend.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) Enter file name: "" It was alright, ...
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Automatically highlight undefined references

Is there a way to force LaTeX to automatically change the formatting of the ?? that gets typeset in place of an undefined reference? For example, can one make LaTeX draw a yellow "highlight" ...
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Cleverref does not use default language after \foreignlanguage

I have the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} % PACKAGES \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{varioref} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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When using the accents package: underaccent greek symbol in caption of a table gives error

I am using the accents package to place a bar under math symbols. This works very well when using it in equations, and also in normal text (obviously still in the math environment $...$). However, ...
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Eqnarray nested matrices produces alignment error

I wrote the following equation array. \begin{eqnarray} w_{0} & < & 1 \\ w^{m}_{i} & = & \left \{ \begin{matrix} w_{0} & i = 0 \\ ...
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Cleveref displays ?? 3.2.2 instead of the correct reference name

I'm trying to use cleverref for my references but up to now it does not work for me. Currently my setup looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} % PACKAGES ...
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\newcommand{\noopsort}[1]{} \ifx\undefined\allcaps\def\allcaps#1{#1}\fi

I am creating a "memoir" or "book" class document. Yet, I always get the error message "\newcommand{\noopsort}[1]{} \ifx\undefined\allcaps\def\allcaps#1{#1}\fi..". I have no idea of what this is ...
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Help! Paragraph ended before \align* was complete [closed]

\begin{align*} &A = \pi r^2 \\ {\therefore}\ &V = \int_{-3}^2 \pi (6 - x - x^2)^2\ dx \\ &=\pi \int_{-3}^2 (36-6x-6x+x^2+x^3-6x^2+x^3+x^4)\ dx \\ &=\pi \int_{-3}^2 ...