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Problems with language?

I don't know why this code doesn't work: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Teorema} ...
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Why my LaTeX doesn't compile?

In my preamble, you'll find: \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage[sfmath]{kpfonts} \usepackage[mathrmOrig]{sfmath} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Own command works not with all LaTeX distributions and LaTeX document classes

A new defined command (see below) works on my windows with MiKTeX 2.9 and on a Mac with MacTeX. On another windows (running in a Mac) with an absolute fresh installed MiKTeX and on the same Mac in Mac ...
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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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Coloring tables without xcolor, colortbl and tabu while using listings package

currently, I want to color my tables. However, presumably since I'm using the listings package, I can't apply the abovementioned packages, as they totally mess up the default table looks (lines ...
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Problem with Dense distribution

What is poisson.sty? and how can i fix this problem because I want to run the below code but there is an error ( poisson.sty not found) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{poisson} ...
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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty

When I try to compile my paper I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `mathtools.sty' not found. Other packages are successfully found and automatically installed, but mathtools.sty is not. I just ...
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Argument of \@item has an extra }

I get the error ! Argument of \@item has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.135 \emph{class} \bfcode{C}} when translating a LaTeX file generated by Sphinx documentation ...
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Tex capacity exceeded by using renewcommand to add arguments into a list

I was working on a small macro in which I create a \newcommand with two arguments. The second argument is just a name. I want to use this \newcommand more than once and at the end I would like to have ...
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How to Use BOONDOX Latex Calligraphic Font

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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Strange temporary compilation error

I get a very weird "error" just momentarily when I compile my document but when the compilation is finished it disappears and I have no errors or warnings. As you can see the "error" is huge and it ...
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How to properly expand an argument to the \url or \path macro?

In the following MSE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \newcommand{\rootDir}{\$ROOTDIR} \newcommand{\myDir}{my/dir} \newcommand{\makeFilePaths}[3]{% ...
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Beamer: Column Env

I could not find why column environment is not working. Here is MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column \begin{itemize} \item Conduction \item ...
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\label is Undefined when used in \afterpage?

I am trying to force a figure and an image to show up on the same page back to back. I read the solution of using the \afterpage which works great. Except now the \label is undefined and I cannot ...
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Mac 10.9.4 & MacTeX (Installation of .sty file)

I hope you can help. I was a fairly regular user of LaTeX, only for Open University assignments (even attended a TUG course in London!!) but have had about 18 months off and returned with a new ...
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Error adding new value to LaTeX-math-list with custom function

I am using Auctex with math mode enabled. One of my favorite features is insert \mathcal with the key sequence "[backtick] c". I decided to try and customize the variable LaTeX-math-list so I can do ...
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keyval error for listings/color? [closed]

When I try to compile this in my code, the compiler tells me Package keyval Error: backgroudcolor undefined. I really don't understand why it is telling me that when I know the package is installed. I ...
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tikz-cd: error stating I can only use specific letters for \arrow command, even when I use the correct letters [closed]

I am having trouble beginning to use the tike-cd package for commutative diagrams. Whenever I use the \arrow or \ar command for an arrow, I come up with the errors: "! Package tikz-cd Error: Arrow ...
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Bad Character code (256)/ \select@language{greek}

I was trying to install minted package in TeXLive. I installed it and then run sudo tlmgr update --all. It was running slow so I stopped it using Ctrl+Z in an ubuntu terminal and then I run sudo tlmgr ...
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Can't Get Any LaTeX Editor To Run

I just build a desktop and seem to be having issues getting LaTeX to run. Important Information: Windows 7 (64-bit) Asus Radeon R9 290 All LaTeX-related software is saved on the non-OS drive ...
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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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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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What does the following error message mean? `Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@Keywords l.4319 \ProcessKeyvalOptions{Hyp}`

I got the following error message (Setup: Ububtu 14 LTS, TeXmaker, TeX Live 2013/Debian, pdfLaTeX): log-file says: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@Keywords l.4319 ...
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Issues when including matlab code in Latex

I am currently trying to implement my Matlab-Code into TeX. Weird enough, when programming a minimum working example, everything works pretty fine. However, when I use my real document, I only get ...
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\choose in \frac doesn't work

I'm trying to type following: \sum_{i=1}^{m}\frac{1}{{n-1} \choose {|A_i|-1}} \leq 1 But complier alerts: Package amsmath Warning: Foreign command \atopwithdelims; (amsmath) \frac ...
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cannot determine size of graphic in (no boundingbox) pdf images

I know that this may seem duplicated. But the problem is my code is running perfectly on my laptop. I just got this new PC in my office. Installed MiKTeX and then TeXmaker. And now that I'm running ...
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Latexian- difference live preview and pdf export in error reporting?

I edit lecture slides for work and while the editor in the office runs on Linux (Kile), for home office I use Latexian. I noticed that I can get perfect live previews in Latexian without any ...
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when i was running my thesis following problem raised please help me

I was doing my article in latex it is showing the following error. Can any one help me? Package keyval Error: compat2 undefined. \ProcessOptionsKV[p]{Gm}
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Spanish.ldf error

I just installed MiKTeX 2.9 x64 on my windows 8.1 laptop. I use Texmaker as a TeX editor. I'm trying to compile a document with these packages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Undefined control sequence when including pdfpages package

Problem: I try to include the following packages in my .tex file: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pdfpages} For this I get the following errors: thesis.tex (line 186) Undefined control sequence ...
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How to draw Latex multiple bar chart with error bar

Can someone help me with putting error bars on multiple bar graphs. This is what I currently have and it doesn't look any good, so far :( \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ x tick label ...
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Errors in table, missing \endgroup inserted <inserted text> \endgroup

Below is the latex example i am working on, it should generate two tables. One table with two columns, the other table is just one column. And i have a software program it makes any word in the table ...
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Post-filtering output that I can't seem to pre-filter with silence package

I have a book that was producing 20,000 lines of output to stdout when I compiled it with pdflatex. I did the following to reduce the output: \RequirePackage{silence} ...
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Why does TexWorks in MikTex only compile documents from a single directory? [closed]

Using Portable MikTex on a Windows7 machine, my document compiles only when I save the document in my c:\users\temp folder. If I save the same file to my thumb drive e.g. G:\useraa\downloads\drafts\ ...
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Undefined control sequence in TikZ braces

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1] \foreach \i[count=\t from 0] in {16,...,23} { \path (\t+0.25,1) ...
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Undefned control sequence problem

I am typing \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,fleqn,leqno,oneside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\R}{\mathds{R}} \begin{document} \title{M} \author{Y} \date{September 4, 2014} ...
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Hello, could you help me to understand the next error? texmaker (Mac) [duplicate]

This is the error!: Overfull \hbox (12.10773pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 13--19 I don´t understand it! It has apareces when i try to compilate with the next document: ...
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Glossaries and custom section headings broken

I've a document, where I use the glossaries to manage acronyms for me. Sometimes, I use a \gls{} command inside a section heading, and I have defined page headers to have the current section heading. ...
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Problem with \begin{cases} -\end{cases}

I was reading some other questions about people getting problems with the environment cases and the solution was to install the package amsmath, which I did, but now I got this error message: 1.53 ...
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How to align Matrix and Tikzpicture on the same horizontal line

I'm using subfloat to try to align my diagram with the matrix array. I want them to be next to each other, and per suggestion, used the subfloats to try to align them. I'm getting error messages. ...
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NewChemPhase is undefined control sequence

I'm trying to use the \NewChemPhase command from Chemmacros in a document. Previously this document compiled as it should. However after updating my MikTeX-installation, it returns ! Undefined control ...
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How to increase the memory if I get this error TeX capacity exceeded

I am using the following codes to input DNA sequences from fasta format (177 sequences with 1140 base pair long) Using texshade package but I had the following error: my system is: Windows 7 (64 bit) ...
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Adding hyperlink to fancy slides presentation

I will admit that I'm a newcomer to LaTeX, especially presentations. I'm trying to add a hyperlink to slide in my presentation and I keep getting the error: Argument of \frame has an extra }. I've ...
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compiler complains about apacite

I use the following packages in my document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside,BCOR=10mm]{scrbook} % Packages \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[icelandic, english]{babel} ...
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Undefined Control Sequence : \caption@ifamsclass {%

Using pdfTeX Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live 2009/Debian). Something in the subfig package is causing this error. E.g. compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} ...
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titling: Renewing \maketitle with defaults from manual causes compilation error though just using the defaults does not

titling includes this helpful information on page 4: The \maketitle command as defined by the titling package is essentially \renewcommand{\maketitle}{% \vspace*{\droptitle} \maketitlehooka ...
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Why does `! Missing $ inserted.` occur when using \verb in beamer?

When I use \verb+...+ within beamer I get ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.6 \end{frame} ? What is going wrong and how do I fix this problem? A minimal example is ...
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how to download and install hobby package for this latex scheme [duplicate]

I get this following scheme but it doesn't work in my laptop, i work using texmaker and miKteX 2.9, i always get the error I can't find tikzlibraryhobby.code.tex, i enter the package manager to ...
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progressbar Beamer theme: Errors trying to build an adapted example

I'm very new to LaTeX, so sorry, if this question is too trivial. I'm using the following code to build a sample presentation, based on the 'progressbar' Beamer theme and its demo code: ...
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Why does \mathbb{R} cause '! Undefined control sequence. - \GenericError'?

When I compile the following document, I get ! Undefined control sequence. \GenericError ... #4 \errhelp \@err@ ...