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Include multipage PDF using XML

I'm new in XSL and LaTeX. I have a project, where I need to include some PDF files. I'm using \usepackage{pdfpages}. Everything runs OK, but the main problem is when I want to include a PDF file ...
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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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Extra alignment tab?

I used \begin{matrix} \ldots & 1 & 0 & 0 & 2 & 1 & | & 2 & 0 & 0 & 1 & \ldots \\ \ldots & & & & & 0 & | & 1 & ...
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Error while compiling: “Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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Generating a template

My professor gave me a template which I compiled but it gave me lots of errors. The code is: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{rotating,graphics,psfrag,epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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xypic error at macro @!

Here is an example of the problem I encounter with xypic \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,french,oneside]{amsbook} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[applemac]{inputenc} ...
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File SVG not found in windows texstudio

I was using latex for a while on Linux and I was using SVG. I remember it was a very hard time to fix the errors specially the one saying File "./somesvg" not found Now, installed TeXStudio and ...
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Cant open .pdf file after saving .tex file [closed]

I simply can't open a .tex file I wrote and saved as a .pdf file. Here is what I wrote: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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! Output loop---1000 consecutive dead cycles.<everypar>{\setbox \z@ \lastbox } \bwe

my tex file was compiling well, and then it started to give the error that I copypasted into the title. Any ideas what is that and how to overcome it? In case it matters, I use Texmaker. Thanks and ...
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texstudio shows no errors

so when I hit the compile button or even build&view, texstudio will only display the pdf if there are no errors. It will not however, tell me where the errors are, let alone what they are. ...
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LaTeX read permission

I am currently writing my master's dissertation in LaTeX on a mac (using texmaker). I have created a LaTeX document with a main file and linked each chapter to the main file using \input{chapter}. ...
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Texmaker Sty-File in Subfolder

I have many sty-files in a subfolder next to my tex-file: When I run pdfLaTeX it doesn't find the sty-files. I found the solution with export TEXINPUTS=".:./sty:" But where I can include that in ...
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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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Error: 'I can't write on file 'Main.pdf'

I suddenly keep getting the error message in the title. I have no idea what I did wrong as I did not have this problem before. I know this error can occur if the corresponding pdf file is opened, but ...
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How to include input filename in error message?

I want to add an error message to a class I'm building for when the user (which will generally be me...) forgets or messes up a macro call sequence. I can do this: ...
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Compiling .Rnw file into PDF in RStudio (Error: No file or directory)

I have a .Rnw file. I usually can "Compile" it into a PDF file in RStudio. However, I recently upgraded my R Version to 3.2.0. Now, when I try to "Compile" my .Rnw file I get an error: ...
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Rigorous compiler similar to Arxiv's

As you might know, Arxiv's compiler (I believe Texlive) will halt for math errors such as \partia instead of \partial. Because I have chromeOS, I can only work with online editors (Sharelatex in my ...
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What is causing my Undefined control sequence? [duplicate]

Automata1.tex 8 Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \c@lor@to@ps l.8 \begin{VCPicture}{(0,0)(12,10)} My Code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{vaucanson-g} \begin{document} ...
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“pdf-in-usb-drive” call in beamer's bibliography

I want to include in the bibliography some pdfs I have in the same directory than the presentation. All the packages and things I use... I know I have "miswritten", but my program is sooo long that i ...
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Undefined control sequence \reset@newl@bel

\relax \reset@newl@bel \select@language{english} \@writefile{toc}{\select@language{english}} \@writefile{lof}{\select@language{english}} \@writefile{lot}{\select@language{english}} ...
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Extra }, or forgotten $ \end{frame} & Missing $ inserted \end{frame}

I am trying after long hours to compile this, until now. And this errors appear: Missing $ inserted \end{frame} Extra }, or forgotten $ \end{frame} Missing $ inserted \end{frame} Missing $ inserted ...
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Package TikZ Error: Problem Compiling in Ubuntu [closed]

I get the following error Package tikz Error: Giving up on this path. Did you forget a semicolon?. when compiling this TikZ code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Bad math delimiter in Scientific WorkPlace

I have a .tex file that I created in Texshop, but I need to open and compile it into pdf in Scientific Workplace. It can compile no problem in Texshop, but I receive the Bad math delimiter error when ...
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package pdftex.def error file vanderPol-eps-converted-to.pdf not found

I'm trying to add eps files to my latex file, but I get this error. I added \usepackage{graphicx} and \usepackage{epstopdf} and wrote \includegraphics[scale=0.35]{vanderPol.eps} but It gives me this ...
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The escape character before % is giving the ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ error

I am trying to include link in my references. The link contains % character in it. In order for % to behave as normal character I am escaping it with \ character. But I am getting an ! Missing $ ...
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\pic: undefined control sequence [closed]

I am using Texmaker on Macbook but I have a problem with my code. When I run my code it always shows this message: "undefined control sequence \pic". \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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abntex2 package chapter creation not working

I am trying to compile this simple document using abntex2 class but for some strange reason I am receiving the following two errors: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> ...
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Output pdf missing last page with error “No result found around line X in file”

I am using REVTeX 4.1 on the twocolumn aps format. I have a four page document that compiles with no errors. When I add a line of text to the conclusion section, the pdf compiles with only the first ...
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! Paragraph ended before \keyw was complete

I'm getting this error while compiling. The line is supposedly 2298 although non of my chapters has that many lines. Other errors are always coming from enumerate or itemize sections of my chapters. ...
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Missing } inserted. <inserted text> Really struggling!

First time using Latex, I have searched the whole document for an extra { or a missing }, to no avail. \documentclass[oneside,12pt,a4paper]{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0mm} ...
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Undefined control sequence in VTEX

I am using VTEX (visual Tex). When I run this program, it shows a error message that is ! Undefined control sequence. \convertto #1#2->\strip@pt \dimexpr ...
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What am I doing wrong with the qtree function? [duplicate]

I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with my code, but no matter what I do it does not compile. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{tikz-qtree, qtree, graphicx} ...
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Font isn't found though properly installed

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Missing } inserted. \end{alignat}? why this error keeps on popping up?

here is a part of my code, which I am trying to run. \begin{alignat}{2} [M]: \max_&Z ~ \label{eqnP27}\\ \mbox{s.t.}~ %capacity constraints & \sum_{k \in H} y_{k} \leq ...
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Building with asymptote: file-2.tex not found, null surface

I keep getting these weird errors when trying to compile with Asymptote. I compile with pdflatex, then asymptote, then pdflatex. The error is as stated in the title. For example, when building ...
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Missing control sequence inserted ressubheading

First-time LaTeX user here! I'm using Overleaf (used to be WriteLatex) and when trying to use one of their CV templates, I get an error without event typing a single letter in the code. Template: ...
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Spanish language not working after update [closed]

I've recently updated my Lyx to the new 2.1 version. But when I try to compile my documents (in spanish language), I obtain the following "Undefined control sequence" error: \StartBabelCommands ...
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Copy-Paste error in LaTeX

When I try to copy some text from a Word page or pdf an paste it to LaTeX, I get the error below. Any idea how to fix this? PS: I am using LaTeX on a Mac While the text which I typed my self works ...
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Undefined control sequence error in using spy TikZ library

My minimal working example is as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{spy} ...
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File `graficx.sty' not found

I'm using LaTeX for a week now and I couldn't figure the problem is this error out, I have copied a CV template from internet and I made some changes, for sudden every time I make quick build in ...
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LaTeX is removing `fi` in words

I have this sentence in my LaTeX article : fraudulent financial. When complied it as pdf this is the output in my text: I'm using WinEdt and Miktex. Why I have this behavior? This is an IEEE ...
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'Undefined control sequence' error when typesetting table

The error is Undefined control sequence. Here is the code: \begin{table}[htb!!] \center \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Experiment} & Initial tip deflection ...
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UTF8 and BibTeX problems

I laid last hands on my project. I added some sources. But than everything just blew up. Hopefully you can help me! Here are the error(s): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:̈ not set up for ...
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bundledoc fails with subfolder paths (MiKTeX)

I would like to use bundledoc mainly in Windows with MiKTeX. However, I encounter a problem with subfolder paths that is annoying. I run the program as follows: bundledoc --config=miktex.cfg ...
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Problem using AMS package for TexMaker [closed]

I am trying to figure out whether the AMS package is already installed or not. I tried running the AMS test file (ftp://ftp.ams.org/pub/tex/amslatex/math/testmath.tex) and it shows an error. (Error : ...
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dramatist can't make \act and \DramPer work

I'm new to the use of both LaTeX and dramatist, so I suppose I'm doing some very crude error here. I tried to get some example of dramatist code and copy paste, but I nevertheless have the problem. ...
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Unknown option `breakable' for package `tcolorbox'?

I am running TeXLive 2012 however when I run this... \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breakable]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{tcolorbox}[breakable, title=My breakable ...
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error: option clash for package xcolor

When trying to load I get the error message 'Option clash for package xcolor'. I have already understood that this is because other packages I loaded before also automatically load this package. All I ...
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Missing number treated as zero error

I have read several posts with a similar error, but cannot find where mine is. I have the following code to put in comments next to sequential inequalities in an alignat* environment. Unfortunately, ...
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PDFLaTeX Undefined control sequence documentclass ^^@

I've just started playing with texmaker today and I can't get a .tex file to compile, even for a simple helloworld file. Upon running the pdflatex command, I get a log file where the first error is: ...