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! File ended while scanning use of \IMOpaper

I've been trying to preview my paper but I keep getting the error: Runaway argument? { \par \title {An End-Height Criterion for NASA's All-Sky Fireball Ne\ETC. ! File ended while scanning use of ...
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\edef together with microtype generates an error [duplicate]

In a previous question, I asked why \edef produced an error when trying to expand commands that takes an argument in the belief that this was the cause of it. But in actuality, I've realized that the ...
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Getting gibberish in the PDF when compiling latex

I am seeing some gibberish paragraph that shows up on the PDF but it is not anywhere in the tex document: In the next lab we will be free to use address 00 for any design needs. Nam dui ligula, ...
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Option clash for package hyperref while Compiling in TexLive for arXiv submittal

I am getting the option clash error and I can't seem to figure out why. Here is my preamble: \documentclass[preprint]{elsarticle} \usepackage{amssymb} %for \mathbb{} \usepackage{amsmath} % for ...
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Lots of “Missing character: there is no ”x“ in font nullfont!” errors in a simple code

I am a new user of LaTeX, I'm using Miktex and TexnicCenter. I'm trying to build my tex file into pdf but even with a very simple code I get multiple errors. Here is my code: ...
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revtex4 with subfig: “Missing $ inserted” error after subfigure caption; no math in caption

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 ...
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Plugging a Mathematica code into a given template (before winter comes)

I have the following code sample, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings,xcolor} \lstset{language=Mathematica} \lstset{basicstyle={\sffamily\footnotesize}, ...
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\documentclass{tikz-qtree} Error Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands [closed]

Probably got some obvious error \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} % <- this wont work \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} ...
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Missing \endcsname inserted when trying to make subtables

I'm trying to make 2 subtables with 2 different captions inside of a table, but I keep getting the following error: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \relax l.9 ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown option `francais'

I recently updated my Operating system from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. Since then, I am facing difficulties compiling my tex code in which the french babel package is called. Please note that all ...
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compile timeout error message in table

I have this table in LaTex and it gives me a compile timeout error message and I don't know why. What is wrong with it? \begin{table}[h] \centering \begin{tabular}{|r|r|r|r|r|} \hline Tipo de sensor ...
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Error when parsing tikzpicture with a Greek letter in math mode

After trying to reparse a LaTeX document with another parser on another OS : \documentclass[ a4paper, 11pt, BCOR=12mm, DIV=18, abstract=on, ...
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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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Reducing stretching of a caption gives an error

I get an error when I add the stretch=0.80 command to the caption-package as here: \usepackage[font={color=red,footnotesize,% stretch=0.80},labelsep=quad]{caption} The caption is a simple ...
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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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How to get rid of “c-cedilla” in math mode?

This code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \providecommand{\c}{\mathrm{c}} \begin{document} Complement of $A$: $A^\c$. \end{document} Produces the following error: ! Missing { inserted. <to be read ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@@boxput [on hold]

When I try to compile \boxput*(0,1){\colorbox{white}{Titre de la boite}}{ \setlength{\fboxsep}{6pt} \fbox{\begin{minipage}{8cm} Bla \\ Bla \\ Bla \end{minipage}} I obtain the error message : File ...
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Bibtext Citation displayed wrong in PDF

got a problem with a citation being displayed wrong in the pdf. This is the MWE \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{scrpage2} ...
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Error when using greek symbol in subscript in beamer presentation

I am working on a beamer presentation which will include many mathematical symbols. I use MiKTeX 2.9 and the TeXstudio IDE. I have run into a problem when I attempt to use certain mathematical ...
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Problem witch \include and \chapter

I am including the chapters of my thesis with the \include command. The chapters start with \chapter. This worked until last week, but suddenly TeXStudio won't compile. I get an ! extra \else error. ...
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sharelatex: PDF inclusion: required page does not exist <5>

I checked the other question similar to this issue yet I could not find a proper solution for the issue I am facing for including an .svg file which is converted using inkscape with pdf+latex option ...
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Why does my Latex want multiple \end(document)s?

My Latex document wants multiple instances of \end{document} even though I only have one begin{document}. Without the extra \end{document}s, I get the error: Compile Error. Sorry your LaTeX code ...
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I can't find file `supp-mis.tex

As I was to compile using MikTeX and TeXstudio I got the message: "I can't find file 'supp-mis.tex'. \input supp-mis.tex Emergency stop. \input supp-mis.tex Option `pagecolor' is not available ...
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Trace errors when using \include

I'm writting my thesis and decided to divide my main .tex file into different files containing the chapters using \include. However, when I compile my main file the error logs don't take me to the ...
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Conflict between TikZ and university dissertation *.cls file

When compiling a document using my university's dissertation class file and the TikZ package I receive 3 error messages: 1) Missing number, treated as zero [\xdef], 2) Undefined control sequence. ...
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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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‘\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink’ error with current version of hyperref

I am experiencing the hyperref split-link issue described in previous questions. I tried to update the hyperref package as recommended as well as the oberdiek package which also seems to have some ...
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Missing $ inserted Error without using any $

Hi I am getting it in the lines: Missing $ inserted. $ I never used any $ . [13] Chebrolu, Kameswari, Bhaskaran Raman, and Ramesh R. Rao. "A network layer approach to enable TCP ...
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“Missing number, treated as zero” error (begin{papers} …)

\documentclass[journal,12pt,makeidx,twoside]{combine} \usepackage[size=journal,trim,noicc,bleed,inner=1.53cm,outer=1.23cm,top=1.25cm,bottom=1.25cm]{createspace} ...
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Here is how much of TeX's memory you used:

Here is how much of TeX's memory you used: 5 strings out of 493109 133 string characters out of 6135010 52967 words of memory out of 5000000 3570 multiletter control sequences out of 15000+600000 ...
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LaTeX Error: File `kbordermatrix.sty' not found

I have the code for a transition matrix that compiles fine with a desktop editor like TeXstudio, however fails to compile in cloud-based LaTeX editors like ShareLaTeX or Overleaf: ...
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Error in \begin{document}

I have got \begin{document} error. It says Runaway argument? {1 !File ended while scanning use of @writefile. <inserted text> \par 1.7 \begin{document} ? I am writing thesis of MPhil and ...
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What is causing undefined control sequence?

I'm getting this error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.64 ...p(- \frac{E_j - E_i}{k_B T}) & \quad \text {: E_j > E_i}\\ ? ! Undefined ...
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Error: Missing $

I have bla $ H $ bla bla $ 2 \times 2 $ . blabla: \begin{equation} H = \theta \textbf{I} + \textbf{ \tau } \cdot \textbf{a}, \end{equation} Why does it give me the following error: ! Missing $ ...
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I'm getting a “missing $ inserted” error even though it's plaintext. What did I do wrong? [closed]

Here is the text that generates the error. SaaS is een afkorting voor ``Software as a Service". Dit houdt in dat de klant tegen een doorlopende vergoeding online gebruik kan maken van de software ...
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A file does not compile (with enumitem.sty)

The following does not compile. What is the error? \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{wideenum}{enumerate}{4} \setlist[wideenum]{wide} \begin{document} ...
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Error with Chemgreek

I have windows 8.1 pro with texworks and miktex when I run the template I have, I got error with chemgreek file. when I installed texlive I run it without error Undefined control sequence. ...
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LaTeX minted Error

I receive the following errors: ! Package minted Error: You must invoke LaTeX with the -shell-escape flag. ! Package minted Error: You must have `pygmentize' installed to use this packag in ...
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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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undefined control sequence - \@rllanguagename

I've been using LyX for a while for math typing. So far I was using the "standard article" class, and everything worked well. But when I'm trying to use an AMS article class, I get this error (even if ...
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Latex Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item for labeling environment

\begin{labeling} \item[ Frequency range: \SI{200}{\mega\hertz} to \SI{1000} {\mega\hertz} in steps of \SI{1}{\mega\hertz}] \item[ Stirrer positions: 36 ] ...
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Help locating conflicting options error

I have a conflicting options error message, and I can't figure out what is causing it. Please see my set-up below. I realise this a pretty complex set-up, so I'm not looking for a full analysis of it; ...
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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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\textsubscript not working anymore after update

I ran into a weird problem after a recent MikTeX update. I used to use \usepackage{fixltx2e} to get the command \textsubscript{}. However, if I do this now I get the warning Package fixltx2e Warning: ...
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How can I ignore pdflatex missing package errors while compiling (pdflatex)?

My question is related to How can I ignore latex error while compiling?. I have a document (for testing purposes) which uses mathbx package. Unfortunately my Miktex distribution is old (but I am happy ...
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How to overcome Acrobat Reader error 131 with a pdfLaTeX doc?

I'm generating a PDF document with pdflatex (more precisely, latexmk invoked from TexMaker 3.4. My LaTeX install is TeXLive 20120719). I can read the document fine in Okular and Gmail's attachment ...
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LaTeX Error: Command \openbox already defined

Please Help me to get rid of the following error: ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\mytheorem\demonstration.sty" Package: demonstration ! LaTeX Error: Command \openbox already defined. ...
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Command \* already defined … see p.192 of the manual

My code had: \newtheorem*{theI}{Thesis I} And it gives me the error: Command \* already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. 1.16 \newtheorem*{theI}{ ...
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Cleveref's \cpageref{} command leads to “Missing number, treated as zero” error, when used in a document using (at least) two page numbering schemes

Update: I have updated this question & the corresponding code. The minimal working example code was overhauled after receiving some valuable suggestions from @Johannes_B regarding how to make it ...
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the memory dump file could not be found

I'm using MiKTex on Windows 8. Using the simplest tex file would bring about the error. pdflatex.exe: the memory dump file could not be found. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...