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Formatting issue with includegraphics [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX and currently trying to write myself a report template that I can use for future work. Anyway, here is a MWE showing the error: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{article} ...
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What does this error mean in TexMaker?

I am new with Texmaker and earlier only typed with overleaf. In my project as I tried to quick build it , Tex maker shows this error- {! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack ...
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quotmark error message

Does anybody know why I get an error message when I use \tqt in \section{}? How can the issue be rectified? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Footnote in input file - missing number treated as zero

Let's say I have a document Foo.tex: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,titlepage]{article} %... %%Packages \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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no compilation possible after upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

since upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04 the compilation of .tex-files in Kile does not work anymore. Everytime when I try to do 'PDFLatex' I get the following error: [PDFLaTeX] finished with ...
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Missing-\endcsname-error in a equation environment

My code won't compile properly: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \frac{d\phi}{dx} = \sqrt{\lambda}\bigg( -c_1sin\sqrt{\lambda}x + ...
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Missing { inserted <to be read again>

I have looked through the code on the line specified time after time and I cannot for the life of me figure out what is wrong. "! Missing { inserted. <to be read again> ...
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Accents generate errors with moderncv class [closed]

When using accented characters (e.g. ë) I get the following error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:ële not set up for use with LaTeX. A minimal working example is given below. To the best ...
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Error installing “vanilla” TexLive on Ubuntu 14.04

I've read all answers on "How to install "vanilla" Tex Live on Debian or Ubuntu?" and used scottkosty's script to do so. I'm getting an error at the end of installation process: install-tl-ubuntu: ...
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! Use of doesn't match its definition. l.10 Error

I was working on this thesis template which was compiling fine until I used a \verb command in my code. From then code is showing countless errors like the one given below:- ! Use of doesn't match ...
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undefined control sequence for integral [duplicate]

l.28 \oiint \phi \cdot \hat{nmath} dS, ? This is my error. I cannot figure out what is wrong. This equation is nested in a \begin{equation} \end{equation}, so that is why i do not ...
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! Paragraph ended before \@optionaltemp was complete

I'm desperate, can't figure out what's going on... So here's my code for a gloosed example: \a \begingl \gla nie ale jeśli ją \underline{pan} \underline{zobaczy} \underline{będzie} \underline{pan} ...
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compilation errors in powerdot. Can some one help? [duplicate]

\documentclass[mode=present,style=elcolors]{powerdot} \pdsetup{ lf=my first presentation, rf=for some conference, trans=wipe, theslide=\english{slide}, randomdots,dmaxdots=80 } \begin{document} ...
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Why doesn't this example from the pgfplots manual compile?

I copied this example from page 134 of the pgfplots manual (version 1.12.1): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width=7cm,compat=1.12} \usepgfplotslibrary{patchplots} ...
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What's wrong with the expression?

P(S_t) = \frac{1}{\sqrt{2 \pi t S_t} \sigma} e^\left [ -\frac{1}{2t} \left ( \frac{\log \left ( \frac{St}{S_0} \right ) - \mu t }{\sigma} \right ) ^2 \right ] Log: Missing { inserted. ...
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Please help me finding what is wrong? [closed]

I am so sorry that I ask something not particularly helpful for future users. I am very new to Latex. I use a template for my report. When I typeset (Ctrl + T), I got an error. I looked up previous ...
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suddenly stopped compiling

I'm working on multiple chapters of my thesis. One of the chapters suddenly has stopped compiling and many warning massages started to appear and i can not view the PDF file "File not found message". ...
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Error: Missing } inserted after using package {tocloft}

The compiling was fine before I added \usepackage[subfigure]{tocloft}. But Once I used it, the error showed as: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } 1.60 ...
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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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Chapterbib is working but keeps giving me errors. Any way to silence it?

I'm using Chapterbib to write my bibliography separately after each chapter. It does work but bibtex is still giving me plenty of errors and warnings: Illegal, another \bibstyle command I'm skipping ...
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No italics in PDF

Suddenly, all my text that should be italics is appearing as normal text in my PDF. I've no idea what has caused this issue, so short of posting all my files, I'm unable to include a MWE just now. ...
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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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suppress debug in console

I am writing my thesis in latex and I am having trouble with the console output. Everything compiles properly, but I have pages and pages of debug messages in the console. Although not a huge issue, ...
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babel/plain.def : ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \@yargdef

I tried to generate plain TeX cyrillic format files using makefmts.sh script from cyrplain package, here is the content of this script: #!/bin/sh tex -ini -fmt=cyrtex -progname=tex cyrtex.ini tex ...
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Using BibTeX with LyX: errors in auto-generated .bbl

I've been puzzling with this for hours now and I can't solve it. I'm using LyX for my article and I made a BibTeX file with JabRef. I inserted the BibTeX bibliography into LyX, but when I try to ...
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bibtex can't open or find source.bib [closed]

I've looked over other questions, but none of them seem to solve my problem. I have a document and would like to do the following with biblatex: Use the bibtex backend Compile my (long) ...
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How can i get rid of pdf file generation error?

I am trying to compile my document but can not do it. It says that you have some error in line 10 but when i open it i do not find it anything wrong. Also i can not see the Pdf source view too. I ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX

This is with ref to my previous question Package clash in multilingual report. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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problems about “Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup”

I got the error said that: ./Untitled.tex:34: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. \@endfloatbox ...pagefalse \outer@nobreak \egroup \color@endbox ...
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Compile Error (no output PDF file produced) on my “overleaf” [closed]

As you can see, even without any code, I get this compile error below. Of course, with some codes, it throws me the same compile error. This is the full warning I got from the latex log: This ...
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Give an error if I dont reference a label

I would like to have LaTeX compilation (I use pdflatex) give an error if there exists one label in my document that I do not reference. Is this possible? This is to ensure that I mention every table ...
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Turn a warning (“Unused label”) into an error

The following example, a follow-up of Give an error if I dont reference a label, generates a warning: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{refcheck} \begin{document} ...
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titlesec error “undefined control sequence”

I'm new to titlesec and LaTeX in general, trying to use it to achieve chapters in a {book} class that are medium-sized and on the same line, viz: Chapter 1: An Unlikely Event Here's a minimized ...
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Why doesn't my \csname-based glossary macro work inside \section and \caption?

I'm a LaTeX newbie. I have a custom macro called \gloss that decorates its argument in a certain way - let's say that it adds a star symbol for the purpouse of the MWE. I have wrapped it around a ...
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Why does including brackets in a TikZ datavisualization label give me an error?

My questions concerns the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{datavisualization} \usetikzlibrary{datavisualization.formats.functions} \begin{document} ...
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File ended while scanning use of \NAT@palk

I would like to know why can't I proceed compiling my tex file? It gives me this kind of message: Runaway Argument? S. and A. Celisse. \newblock 2010. \newblock A survey of cross-valida\ETC ! File ...
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Tikz and ctable incompatibility, gives error when printing

When I print a report I get an error: An error exists on this page. Acrobat may not display the page correctly. Please contact the person who created the PDF document to correct the problem ...
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No room for a new \dimen

I have this error message: ! No room for a new \dimen . \ch@ck ...\else \errmessage {No room for a new #3} \fi which I can not find a cure for.
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Beamer breakdown package hyperref message: driver (autodetected): hpdftex

I use pdflatex to compile a beamer file. It generally runs OK. However, if I could not run it after any new lines, then I would fail even I comment the 'new lines'. I have to open a new tex file and ...
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Undefined Control Sequence-Equation

there, I am trying to work on a definition which includes equations like below, \begin{definition}[Weak Formulation] To get Weak Formulation, multiplying...............to get\\ ...
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Undefined control sequence in \printbibliography (biblatex)

EDIT: On a suggestion I added: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and changed \bibliography{citations.bib} into \addbibresrouce{citations.bib} This solved this specific problem, even though I now ...
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Updating Formats

I'm trying to update formats on MikTex 2.9 and receive the following error message: miktex-makefmt.exe: Invalid control sequence. initexmf.EXE: The operation failed for some reason. initexmf.EXE: ...
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LaTex capacity exceeded - pdf latex [closed]

Using pdflatex on Ubuntu 14.04 to produce a large PDF file. I get the capacity exceeded error. The error has appeared all of a sudden - I was able to produce 200 MB file before. I have changed the ...
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Why am I getting a double subscript error?

The following compiles just fine: ${a_b}_c$. But when I try to add an accent over the 'a', as in ${\hat a_b}_c$, I get an error message: ? ! Double subscript. l.1187 ${\hat a_b}_ ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 missing dll?

Since yesterday's (22.6.2015) update, my MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8.1 64-bit repeatedly crashes with an error message that is something like: missing Qt5WinExtras.dll. This file is not present either in ...
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\endhead in tabulary: “Undefined control sequence. \end{tabulary}”

I am using the packages tabulary, booktabs and longtable. However when using \endhead I get the stated error. \begin{tabulary}{\linewidth}{RRRR} \toprule $U$ [kV] & $\lambda$ [$10^{-11}\,$m] ...
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“pages” useless backref in the end of bibliography section compiled with pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9)

Got an odd misprint at end of thebibliography enviroment, how to get rid of it and don't get an error with too many citations. Having only five of them I got an error of compilation "File ended while ...
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Getting a “missing } inserted” error when I can't find a mismatch

I've got \documentclass{article} \usepackage{comment} % enables the use of multi-line comments (\ifx \fi) \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Fixing a class file

This may be a problem with too narrow an audience for this forum, but I'm rather stuck at the moment. I'm attempting to build my dissertation document. My school's style guide is decidedly ...
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Fatal format file error; stymied. fmtutil: infinite recursion

I'm using texlive / ConTeXt / Xetex, but I don't know which of those might be relevant to the problem. The summary is that when I run TeX, I get a "Fatal format file error; I'm stymied" message. ...