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“Found no citation” etc. BibTeX error when I have no bibliography

Here is an extremely minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello, World! \end{document} Using TeXMaker, quick compiling (PDFLaTeX + BibTeX + PDFLaTeX * 2) this ...
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Multiple Compilation errors: Missing $ inserted

I'm a beginner when it comes to Latex so excuse my formatting if it is poor. Whenever I compile, I receive multiple Compilation errors: Missing $ inserted ans Extra } or forgotten endgroup. I've ...
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How to make the “doesn't divide” symbol in ShareLaTex [duplicate]

a divides b , $a \mid b$ \\ a doesn't divide b , $a \notmid b$ \\ a doesn't divide b , $a \notbackslash b$ I get ab without a crossed out vertical bar between the ...
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MikTeX: Package installation repair

I was compiling a TeX file with marvosym package - which was not installed in my computer. When it was automatically attempting to install the marvosym package, I force closed the program thinking ...
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Multiple Missing number, treated as zero. and Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). on \section

I'm writing with TeXStudio, and create pdfs with "pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Fallout Equestria - Torn Skies".tex" I updated with the MikTex. Before everything went just fine. ...
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Package xparse Error: Support package l3kernel too old. } [duplicate]

I am using a thesis template here : https://github.com/kks32/phd-thesis-template . I use texstudio and Mktek compiler. whatever i do i keep getting an incredible amount of errors starting with this ...
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Why does this use of \textwidth cause pdflatex to crash (not exit!)?

I ran into this problem when playing around with tables. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h!] 400 MHz \qquad 800MHz \centering \showthe\numexpr\textwidth\relax \tracingall ...
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I can't write on file `elsarticle-template.spl'

I'm trying to compile elsarticle with a fresh texlive ubuntu repository distribution. it worked flawlessly on windows so my file is in order. Linux texmaker complains that ...
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Strange error message due to xparse and \newenvironment

I get the following strange error when I compile my document: ! Incomplete \ifcase; all text was ignored after line 256. <inserted text> \fi l.256 \foo[ ...
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Error ! You can't use `\eqno' in math mode [duplicate]

\begin{equation} \label{Latent heat storage} E = m[{\int_{t_(i)}^{t_(m)} (c_{ps}dt }+\lambda + {\int_{t_(i)}^{t_(m)} (c_{pl})dt] \end{equation} The above code shows errors, please tell me what's ...
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Using color in expex gives “Missing \cr” error

Update: The expex developer, John Frampton, has added color functionality to a pre-release version. Those interested in beta-testing should email him for the code. Original Question: Trying to print ...
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Error in Compiling (Sometimes)

I am having an unusual error in trying to use the metropolis theme. Sometimes it compiles using Latexilla and sometimes it doesn't. I will give the code of the main tex file: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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foreach with colors leads to “undefined control sequence”

The following MWE works nicely when I remove the optional argument [\forcol] from the \addplotcommand or when I change it to red, for example. Though I would like the curves to have different colors ...
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Undefined control sequence. \begin{document} when compiling via Xelatex

This question has been asked several times before, but I think every individual's experience is a bit different. I have tried 3 latex templates, all of them giving the same error. Just for a ...
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Cannot find .cls file [closed]

I have a macbook pro and installed MacTeX a few days ago. Our teacher wants us to do a report using a model of it in cls format. The format is the same folder as the file that I created, however ...
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Issues with Systeme

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{systeme} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ... \[ \systeme*{(x+y)\sqrt{xy}=504,x^2+6xy+y^2=2016} \] ... \end{document} I'm getting a compiler error ...
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Sketching within a Solution Environment

I wish to sketch a set within a solution environment, but my attempts have led to the following error message: LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. How do I fix this? Here is a snippet of my code ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] in LyX Classicthesis

I use classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 I got this error message when I load hanging module into the parent document (probably my personal issue, as I tried it on the newly downloaded template, ...
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How to make pdflatex in (MikTeX) write only the error messages to the log file

I've MikTeX installation on my Windows 8.1. When I generate a PDF from a tex file using pdflatex command it generates lots of content in the corresponding log file from which it's hard to read errors ...
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Missing control sequence inserted when using LuaLaTex

When I try to compile my LuaLaTex template file, I get the following error. ./fi-lualatex.toc:33: Missing control sequence inserted. <inserted text> \inaccessible l.33 ...} sectioning ...
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Getting negative vspace to behave

My TeX code (including parameters in command definitions) that creates lyrics sheets and chord sheets of songs is generated dynamically by other code accessing database data and processing it line by ...
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How to lint for undefined control sequence?

So I'm beginning to learn LaTeX and often find myself mistyping control sequences like \idotsint. I use editor plugins which call lacheck and chktex on the document which helps catch some errors, but ...
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TeXStudio doesn't recognize self-defined commands in external file

I'd like to define some tables as commands (MWE) in an external .tex file, because there are a lot of settings for them. This external file gets included in the main document by the \input{} command. ...
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Passing alignment tab character to \ifx

I have the following macro \usepackage{xintexpr} \newcommand\seq[4] %length, delimiter, generating func, last term {% \def\s##1{\def\n{##1} #3} \xintListWithSep{#2} {% ...
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How can I put a hat on a subscript?

I want to put a hat in a subscript like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $x_\hat{z}$ \end{document} Unfortunately, this results in the errror pdflatex> ! Missing { inserted. ...
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Gummi won't compile document after compiling bibliography, table error

I'm new to this whole LaTeX thing, and I'm having a problem that I can't even begin to understand. I've written a great big document with several tables and images, and previously everything worked ...
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Including pdf, error “Undefined control sequence”

I want to insert .pdf files into my pdf file using pdflatex (System is Texlive), but it doen't work neither with \includegraphics nor with \includepdf function (of course, all necessary packages I've ...
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Error after installing animate and now unable to compile! Is there a way out?

Please can someone help? Two error messages ! LaTeX Error: Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands.See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.Type H return> for immediate help.... ...
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Exporting an inkscape drawing to latex

I need help please, I'm new to using latex and inkscape. I saved my image from inkscape as a pdf_latex file, in the same directory as my latex document. Then in my latex document I added the following ...
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Why did TeXstudio suddenly highlight some commands with red background?

I tried to compile from a .tex file included by master. TeXstudio didn't infere that master.tex, which was also open in Texstudio was the master. I received a lot of error messages, and as a result, ...
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Runaway Argument Error even with closed brackets [closed]

I am trying to typeset using MacTeX. Every now and then I make a mistake and get an error; this is fine, I can correct this. But sometimes even when I correct and attempt to recompile I get a Runaway ...
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My latex table does not work as it should

I am trying to solve this issue but I keep getting an error that I cannot get rid of. However the code works fine and compiles every time with the changes. The error: Missing $ inserted. ...
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Animate gives errors when I also use bigfoot or cprotect

I get some errors trying to use the animate package with the cprotect or/and bigfoot packages. When I use the cprotect package in: \documentclass[10pt, oneside, openany]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Graphic package

Please help, i'm going crazy =) I have new computer and I downloaded Latex and from the old computer I got my "script" in Latex. When I run it on new computer there are bunch of errors. The one I can ...
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You can't use a prefix with `\begingroup' error with Tex live 2013

Minimum not working example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} % Times New Roman \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{hyperref} % clickable links ...
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After using \newcommand, Undefined control sequence error persists

I am using IEEEtran for a conference paper. When I try to define the \vicon seen in the code, I get an Undefined control sequence error. Although not shown in this code, the same error pops up for ...
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Getting the error: “! Argument of \MT@res@a has an extra }.” [closed]

I'm writing a submission for an ACM conference, using the ACM's acm_proc_article-sp document class. Now, this is a document I transitioned from another document class, so the LaTeX in the body of ...
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mnsymbol.sty is installed but latex cannot find the .sty file - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Texlive 2015. I installed Texlive using tl-install-ubuntu found here. Everything seems to be working except that I receive the following error when trying to use the ...
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Figure problem with catchfilebetweentags

This question is a follow up and based on this answer by touhami Situation I would like to create an excerpt from a script that I have TeX'ed as a compendium of the most important statements ...
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Why are missing characters reported as warnings and not errors?

In the following example, the PDF compiles without error using xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} ...
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uppercase greek letters in mhchem formulas gives error when compiling [duplicate]

I tried compiling a ~1 year old document today and noticed that I got an error when using a uppercase greek letter in a chemical reaction. Here's an MWE (with an example from the mhchem manual): ...
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PDF inclusion error when using \input or \include

I have set up a LaTeX file for a book-type document with the following preamble: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} ...
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One \cite crash all

I'm new to this. And I understand nothing. Please, explain me what happen. I use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, natbib=true, ...
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Including Subindex in Figure Caption

I'm trying to include a subindex in a figure caption as: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{./Image_2.png} \caption{Some text in the caption with ...
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Texmaker error “File not found” when using a “build” subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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Table inside figure environment

I want two tables in the same line. I insert them using a figure environment and then minipages, inside each minipage I include one table. The trouble is that it doesn't allow me to include the ...
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mhchem ver.4 not working after update! Control sequence undefined

I updated MikTex 2.9 Monday, and now can't compile while loading 'mhchem'. I'm using pdflatex [Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit)] to compile the following: \documentclass{article} ...
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Babel Spanish.ldf error

I have Windows 8.1 operation system and I installed Miktek 64 bits version for windows and TeXnicCenter 64 bits version. These is basically the main file: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{quotes} ...
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Package pgfkeys Error(s)

I am searching for a solution of 5 package pgfkeys errors. I think the root of the problem is the same. Preliminary I tested if the pgfplot version is the same I have installed (v1.13) and I used in ...
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Question regarding limited number of pages

I am quite new to latex and have a question that might seem a little silly: My report that i wrote would have just reached page nr. 10 if compiled. For some reason though the program stops at page 9 ...