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! Missing endcsname inserted to be read again and \relax \relax }{figure.caption.33}{}} errors

I am new in latex can you help me please. I start writing my first chapter in my thesis and near to finish but suddenly this error appears: LaTeX Warning: Label `eq4' multiply defined. ! Missing ...
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Latex error while compiling

While compiling the tex file I am getting the following error message Missing number treated as zero. (to be read again) \hfil 1.69 \newpage
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“fatal error occurred, no output pdf produced”

I am trying to run my LaTeX file but it keeps coming up with the message above. All I tried to do was insert an equation and it all of a sudden happened. I haven't got the pdf open and my document ...
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Error message: the literal stack isn't empty for entry XXX

I am struggling with an error message that I don't understand: ---the literal stack isn't empty for entry ladershortgershuny while executing---line 5227 of file apacite.bst (There was 1 error ...
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Weird “Something is wrong - perhaps a missing item”

currently, LaTeX drives me wild on a very weird "Something is wrong - perhaps a missing item" It happens in line 3 of the following document, although it only imports the scrpage2-package. ...
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Package incompatibility?

I have a book written in LaTeX (WinEdt 9, Windows 7) that I cannot compile after I switched to a new computer (worked perfectly before). The error is You can't use prefix with "\begingroup on one of ...
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All of a sudden, many error messages with a file that worked perfectly before

I am working on my thesis and use latex for the first time for this matter. So I am new to the program. I am working with TexShop and have the following problem: Everything with Latex worked fine for ...
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Cannot insert .eps figure into LuaLaTeX compilation [duplicate]

I'm trying to insert a .eps figure into my document. I'm using LuaLaTeX. I have already tried to remove the ".eps" extension from the \includegraphics{} command, but it didn't work. Makes no ...
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Cv tex doesn t work

% Exemple de CV utilisant la classe moderncv % Style classic en bleu % Article complet : http://blog.madrzejewski.com/creer-cv-elegant-latex-moderncv/ \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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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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\( \) don't work with TOC?

If I write this line of code \subsection{Ranger \( n \) boules distinguables dans \( M \) boîtes} I obtain an error over the second \) (./Probabilité.toc ./Probabilité.toc:8: LaTeX Error: Bad ...
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Error message when using biber

Great site here. I have a question regarding Biblatex and Biber. My current .tex file structure looks like this in TeXworks: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{inputenc} ...
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LaTeX gives Missing { inserted error

I have written this: \textcolor{blue}{? scalar alpha = 1\\ Generated scalar alpha = 1\\ ? scalar omega = 1\\ Generated scalar omega = 1\\ ? scalar beta1= 0.0\\ Generated scalar beta1 = 0\\ ? scalar ...
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How to diagnose unclosed (incomplete) \iftrue or \ifnum?

I'm working on a large LaTeX document (over 1000 pages). I'm using \include liberally, and there are 47 .tex files in play. At the end of the run I get these diagnostics: (\end occurred when ...
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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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Text turned into squares [closed]

I finished a previous LaTeX session with correct working file. When I opened it in the next time, all letters turned into squares. There is no .bac file in the directory. Is it possible to turn back ...
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writing in Sharelatex, got “File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef.” error

While trying to compute my report in ShareLaTeX I got the error stating "File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef." I've tried looking through the document for an error in curly bracketing {} ...
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LaTeX Error using thmtools: Missing \begin{document}

Starting to use the thmtools package, I encountered a LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. in the following minimal example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{thmtools} ...
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Google docs to TeX and pdf shell script produces a blank first page, and gives me a “! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}.” error

I made a shell script, Ubuntu 14.04 (taking ideas from google docs as team editor) to grab a google docs file and convert it to LaTeX, compile with LaTeXmk to PDF and then open the pdF with evince as ...
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Problem with contour in pgfplots (error)

I'm trying make the same that in pgfplots contour example error The difference is I have gnuplot installed. But appears error: ! Package pgfplots Error: sorry, plot file{avanzado_contourtmp0.table} ...
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yfont.sty not found - What to do?

I have been using LaTeX now for some time without encountering any problems. But then, since yesterday, I have been unable to use it due to an error that reads ! LaTeX Error: File `yfonts.sty´not ...
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Layout problem message [closed]

I get the following message, when I try to open a .tex file, after installing updates on my miktex 2.9: A problem occured while laying out the loaded document in the editor. This is caused by an ...
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revtex4 with subfig: “Missing $ inserted” error after subfigure caption; no math in caption [closed]

I am using the document class revtex4, and packages graphicx and subfig (with option caption=false). I want to make a figure with two subfigures. While I would ideally like to have captions for the ...
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multicolumn in titlepage with titling package

I want to use the multicolumn command in the author environment, but it creates the error incomplete }iffalse, all text was ignored after line x \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,ngerman]{article} ...
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Document class problem? [duplicate]

My text in thesis is as below: %\documentclass[croppedpdf,pagebackref,showinstructions,showtodo]{adsphd} ...
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Font U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I am getting this error message: (C:\Users\Δημήτρης\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9\tex\latex\esint\uesint.fd )miktex-maketfm.exe: Permission denied: C:\Users\EE49~1\AppData\Local\Temp\mik44600 ...
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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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Using TeXstudio, I can't find file error

Every time I try to compile my work, it asks me to install packages and that's what I do but this time it insisted without installing anything and then it wrote I can't find file switch.def please ...
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Odd graphics error — “division by 0”

When I compile this code in xelatex... \documentclass[letterpaper]{texMemo} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \memoto{You} \memofrom{Me} \memodate{\today} \memosubject{Some stuff} ...
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Nil value error in LuaTeX when \bullet is replaced with text

I'm trying to draw a spectral sequence using luasseq, and getting the following error message: LuaTeX error /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/scripts/luasseq/luasseq.lua:377: attempt to index field ...
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pageslts error: very old endfloat in texlive 2013 [closed]

The package pageslts in TeX Live 2013 complains about "very old endfloat package detected", but the recent endfloat version 2.5d is loaded. A minimum working example showing this error is: ...
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minted fails with breaklines and obeytabs

The following example with a minted enviroment fails with the error message _minted-test/7587C145B52367AE51CACC4AFB0EC13D2F785CCAC2A2CC760CA216BD1781DF79.pygtex:3: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. [ ...
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Font isn't found though properly installed

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Error message on file

! LaTeX Error: File `titlesec.sty' not found. The above message comes up and anyone help me fix this? Thank you
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How to fix the “Sorry, but C:\…\miktex-pdftex.exe did not succeed. ” error?

I just installed MikTex 2.9 and tried just making a simple table: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h!] \begin{center} \caption{Caption for the table.} ...
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paragraph ended before \pgffor@next was complete

I don't know why my program is not running ok and the error message is this : paragraph ended before \pgffor@next was complete Every idea helps thx!!! This is the code: % Pie chart with colors ...
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problems with xcolor package [duplicate]

I am getting the following error with the example given at the end: Option clash for package xcolor. Example: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} ...
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How do I get rid of this error while compiling my \latex document?

I'm using MikeTeX 2.9.5823 release, with WinEdit 2.91 as my front-end text editor, on a Windows XP Service Pack 2 computer. I'm using the amsart document class. I've inserted several numbered ...
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Undefined Control Sequence \maketitle … par

I'm new to LateX (first day playing around with it). Downloaded a sample (for a thesis) and I get the following error: I've tried googling around, but it seems like undefined control sequence could ...
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Undefined control sequence with chemistry [closed]

I have the error undefined control sequence for the \reactarrow, the strange thing is that the first arrow of the first reaction has no error, but the compiler gives me an error for the next two. ...
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Errors when attempting to run template from College Mathematics Journal

I am relatively new to LaTeX. I downloaded a LaTeX template from the magazine College Mathematics Journal, and when running it I get a string of messages: ! Package pdftex.def Error: File ...
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What causes this \endcsname error? [closed]

I am a beginner to LaTeX, and I don't understand what's going wrong here. I didn't change anything, and all of a sudden, the code won't run. Can you please help me? ) (./Final_Halper_410Latex.aux ! ...
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lastpage package: incompatibility with nameref package

When I try to use the nameref package together with the lastpage package (version earlier than 2013/01/28, of course) I have following two errors: ! Package lastpage Error: no auxiliary file allowed ...
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How do I clear biber's cache? [duplicate]

From time to time I have some trouble using biber as a backend for biblatex. I did some reading and found out that I have to clear the cache from time to time... I am a beginner at this. How can I do ...
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TeX Capacity Exceeded. Why? [closed]

I am getting an error message of some capacity being exceeded and I'm not sure why as the new code compiles just fine in overleaf.com but does not compile on my computer when I copy/paste it in. ...
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Undefined control sequence error on empty line [duplicate]

This is the start of my document: \documentclass[pdftex,a4paper,11pt]{minimal} \usepackage[a4paper,left=2.54cm,right=2.54cm,top=2.54cm,bottom=2.54cm]{geometry} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Latex Error: File `siam10.clo' not found when I compile with Texify and PDFTexify

recently I had installed Miktex 2.9.3972 because I have an old PIII running Windows XP service pack 3, but when I try to compile the Proof.tex file, PC gives this result: Command Line: texify.exe ...
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Insert Figures Error: Not in outer par mode

this is my first time that i use latex but im trying to put some pngs and eps image files but i get the error "Error: Not in outer par mode. " please help. \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} ...
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Miktex by Texwork

I am a new latex user and facing problem. I am not able to include any package in my format or make any change. This format is provided by our institution. \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % This defines ...
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“kpsewhich” error when trying to build from Textmate

I'm using LaTeX pdfTeX 3.1415926-1.40.9-2.2 on Mac OSX 10.6. When I try to build from TextMate (Ctrl+R) I get the following error: Please add the directory containing “kpsewhich” to PATH in ...