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Tree with tikz looks the way it's meant to look but still errors are popping up

I just started learning LaTeX and to do so I tried to create a PDF of my last logic assignment. Therefore I had to create a resolution tree. After Googling I found some examples for using tikz-trees ...
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How to edit errors instantaneously in TEX

I would like to know how to edit the errors indicated by the TEX compiler instataneously using the i option as said in wikibooks.I know that there would be no error if you edit the file and replace ^i ...
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Biber/BibLaTaX problem: no such file or directory in cache [duplicate]

I am having a problem using biber/biblatex, that I just can't seem to solve. The first problem was Biber complaining about finding the wrong version of biblatex control file (2.6 instead of 2.5), ...
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How can I get latex to show an error message if there are too many pages?

I have a series of pdf files that I'm combining. I'd like to include as many of them as possible in the finished document, but for logistical reasons I cannot have a total of more than 50 pages. Is ...
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Using siunitx package with Optics Express journal template

Drafting a manuscript for Optics Express, using a template provided by the Optical Society of America, I stumbled on following incompatibility with the package siunitx. Namely, ...
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Missing $ inserted error using smaller than and smaller equal

I have a compilation error trying to use the math symbols <= <, etc. the error looks like this: ./chapters/intro.tex:49: Missing $ inserted. [Delta & \delta], ./chapters/intro.tex:49: ...
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Find where missing } is? Compiler has no clue. Any way of narrowing search down?

So I'm making a beamer document. And sometimes I will forget to add a } somewhere. When I do this, the compiler complains that there is a missing }, but it has no idea where it is. Narrowing it down ...
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Error of “cannot determine size of graphics”

I know this topic is covered elsewhere in this forum, so I would not ask if I was not desperate and had tried everything I could already. I have a large PhD thesis with over a hundred images in it ...
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{lslide} {bbding} ERROR dvipdf

I have the following problem.When I use lslide package togeahther with bbding (to be able to use \RightHand character) I get the following error when translating from dvi to pdf. $ dvipdf random.dvi ...
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\hline problem, get all kind of error

\begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline Period & Expected yearly rate of return %\\ \hline Renaissance & $6.1$\\\\ Neoclassicism & $5.0$\\\\ Romanticism & ...
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Mysterious error when trying to include a vertical fill inside a tabular

I am trying to make a frontpage (for an exam), and must follow an official norm. I am using a tabular environment, but need to have some large vertical whitespace within the table filled out. I try to ...
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Windows API error 5 with “intexmf.exe” [duplicate]

I consistently get this error when running PDFLaTex in MikTex. initexmf.exe: Windows API error 5: Access is denied. initexmf.exe: Data: C:\ miktex-pdftex.exe: The operation failed for some reason. ...
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Undefined control sequence in \documentclass? [closed]

Hello I'm running TexWorks from the MiKTeX & consistently getting this error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.6 \documentclass ...
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Why does ConTeXt fail to compile when using custom fonts and a bulleted list?

\starttypescript[serif] [titillium] \definefontsynonym[Serif] [file:Titillium-Regular] \definefontsynonym[SerifBold] [file:Titillium-Bold] ...
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Latex starts the new line at different points

We need to minimize: $z=\sum_{i=1}^{15}x_i$ \\\\\\\\ Subject to:\\\\ $x_{door,1}+x_{door,4}+x_{room,A \, \geq \, 2}$ (Room $A$) \\\\ $x_{door,3}+x_{door,8}+x_{room,B} \, \geq \, 1 $ (room B) So i ...
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I keep getting ''missing number treated as zero'' and ''illegal unit of measure (pt. inserted)'' error :(

\begin{wrapfigure}{r} \centering \includegraphics{DoorNumbers.png} \caption{Door assignment} \end{wrapfigure} Can anyone tell me what im doing wrong? i get it at the \centering line. thanks in ...
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What is causing undefined control sequence

I'm getting this error: Undefined control sequence 1.67 ....ideology function $v_1 : A \to \R$, that represents.... which is from: $v_i : A \to \R$ And this is my header: ...
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error “ps2pdf returned exit code 1”

I´m trying to compile a doc with an .eps. I use Winedt 9, and I use LATEX + DVI2PS + PS2PDF All runs well with LATEX compilation, and with DVI2PS, BUT... when I use PS2PDF I obtain this message: ...
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Message error with tkz-fct

I have a problem with the tkz-fct package. I now have this error message when compiling: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \tkz@tmp@xa l.15 \tkzFct{\x} ? This is the code: ...
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Biblatex issues: citation nicknames showing up in document and no reference section being produced [closed]

I am receiving this error message whenever I compile by LaTeX document: I found no \citation commands---while reading file Final Paper.aux I found no \bibdata command---while reading file Final ...
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Inputenc error pgfplotsset

When I try to compile my code throw me an error between inputenc and pgfplots. I compile the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Why am I suddenly getting a “compile error” on Writelatex and how do I stop it?

I started writing a lab report using Writelatex and it was working fine for a few weeks and I added images etc. Then one day I tried adding a new image and got a "compile error" and couldn't insert ...
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When including a graphic using text in LaTeX, “fi” and “ff” are not printed after compiling. How can I change this? [duplicate]

In my study, I include PDF graphics as images in order to receive high resolution graphics. These PDF graphics are initially created in Power Point, printed as PDF there, and then included in the ...
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Compilation error “Error: Missing \begin{document}.” [closed]

I declared my document in this manner and have been working successfully with it for a while. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,bibtotoc]{scrreprt} \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} ...
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Eps file looks funny in compiled pdf

I'm trying to include an eps file in my tex file. The tex file compiles fine, but the image in the pdf is only a small part of the actual image. The strange thing is that there are other eps files ...
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LaTeX Error: File 'amsthm.sty' not found. Using LyX, and despite all MikTeX ams packages having been installed and updated

I've been using LyX to produce several documents since its last update (2.1.2), and I've always used what is referred to as "AMS Theorems" module in the modules settings, particularly in order to use ...
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MikTeX error: Invalid control sequence

I've recently installed MikTeX 2.9 for Windows 7, 64. After installation I try to compile an IEEE template downloaded from their website. I get the following error: miktex-pdftex.exe: Invalid control ...
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Matrix environments not being typeset

Why does LaTeX seem to have a problem with the matrix environment, and why does it tell me something about \hbox badness 10000? \documentclass[12pt,fleqn]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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noframenumbering does not seem to work

I have an issue in Kile 2.0.85 (It's my institute's computer, so I can't update it myself). I have a beamer project for a presentation. I write: \begin{frame}[noframenumbering]{2 Inputs} and it ...
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Problem creating 2 subsections within the same section

I have a document Latex that contains many sections. In a given section I want to create two subsections that contain each different subparagraphs. I don't know why I get an error when compiling it (! ...
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Ș and ș: the “character is uncodable in verbatim paragraphs” error

I am using LyX 2.1.2 and upon pressing ctrl+l to insert a new tex code and writing \title{Și e ușor} I got the error Character is uncodable in verbatim paragraphs referring to the two ...
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Error in running script

I am using Window 8. When I run any script in TeXmaker I found following error: Could not start the command. pdflate-synctex=1- interaction=nonstopmode % tex.
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Problem with align inside tabular environment when using xcolor

I'm trying to build a table with multiple numbered equations inside, hence I used the align environment. On the other hand, I need to color some cells, so I included the xcolor package with the table ...
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Problems with latex in word 2010

I`m trying to insert LaTex into Word 2010. I`m following the method that the user David Carlisle described here in an answer: Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word I`m trying the following ...
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I'm getting the error “missing } inserted” in LaTeX

\documentclass [12pt,letterpaper]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amsfonts, amssymb, amscd, latexsym} \usepackage{type1cm} \usepackage{simplemath} \oddsidemargin 0.0in \evensidemargin 0.0in ...
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Undefined control sequence at: “\begin{document}”

When trying to compile this document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} \end{document} I get the following error message: ...
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Inserting command with optional argument as optional argument Problem

If I define the following two commands: \newcommand{\TestA}[1][]{a^{#1} aaa} \newcommand{\TestB}[1][]{#1} and then call it by $\TestA[\TestB[111]]$ I get the error: "Argument of \\TestB has an ...
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Really odd problem with bibliography length

Hey guys I have just had a really strange issue that took me over an hour to solve but I really have no idea how or why it happened and absolutely no idea why my fix actually worked. My error seems so ...
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Error: \usepackage{tikz} [closed]

I am using Win8.1 with TeXLive installed and TeXWorks as IDE. I want to make figures with Tikz but i always get said, that there is no package tikz when I try \usepackage{tikz}. When I look into my ...
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Inserting Images [closed]

I'm having troubles inserting an image in LaTex. This is what I wrote: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.3]{hi} {desktop/hi.jpg} \caption{Placering og budget} ...
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How to Use ModernCV Icons with Classic Style CV

I really like the style of this CV -- I am not sure if the style has a name, but I have seen it many times. Here is the source code for my CV: \documentclass[margin,line,pifont,palatino,courier]{res} ...
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Problem with 'feyn' package for 11pt font size

I need to draw several Feynman diagrams and I found the feyn package suitable enough for this purpose. I use MiKTeX to compile the tex-file. The problem is that for some strange reason it does not ...
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\mathplus fails to render

I'm new to LaTeX - can anyone suggest why the $\mathplus$ is not rendering as +? It can be seen in the bibliography entry of another question, publisher = {Springer Science $\mathplus$ Business ...
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strange symbols appear after a citation

When I cite references in my document I get strange characters in the pdf file following the citation in the text. For instance: ...lipids and fatty acids [AWF64]âĄă. This shows up in the pdf ...
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Reassignment macro doesn't work inside title, if protected “works” but not styled

A handy macro egreg made works famously, but not so well in titles. \protecting it prevents TeX from dying, but then it seems to be hidden from \spacedallcaps. \documentclass{article} ...
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missing $ inserted in arrays

this is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \clearpage \begin{center} \begin{minipage}{.6\textwidth} \begin{equation*} a^2 + b^2 = c^2\newline \end{equation*} ...
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Problem with pause in beamer

When I use pause, a duplicate of the frame is produced. Any know how to fix this? Here is my minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[shrink=15] \begin{equation} ...
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Missing \begin{document} and auxiliary files

I'm a "noobish" TeX/LaTeX user and I was getting the Missing \begin{document} error. I've tried pdflatex, xelatex, xetex, luatex... nothing worked. Actually I SOLVED this (turned around at least) by ...
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Getting undefined control sequence with a simple \color{red}\sout{text}} command

I'm running the following simple code which contains two commands that are pretty much the same ({\color{red}..). However, I can't figure out why the second one gives an "undefined control sequence" ...
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IEEEtran class, conference option and pdfusetitle in hyperref

Consider the following: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage %[pdfusetitle] {hyperref} \begin{document} \title{A simple test} \author{ \IEEEauthorblockN{Michael Shell} ...