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Package PGF Math Error: Sorry, an internal routine of the floating point unit

This type of error (! Package PGF Math Error: Sorry, an internal routine of the floating point unit got an ill-formatted floating point number ...) arises when trying to use a predefined list for the \...
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Miktex runtime error!

When I compile latex for pdflatex for some times, the following error appears: Runtime Error! R6016 - not enough space for thread data. I use tex editor texmaker. After this error, the pdflatex ...
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curious xticklabel style error

I'm receiving the strangest error when trying to plot a simple graph. Let me show you - this works: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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Error with nested environment and forced linebreak inside tabbing

I reduced the offending code to this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,notitlepage]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \newenvironment{foo}{}{} \begin{...
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LaTeX suddenly not working

I'm submitting my Ph.D. thesis in 2 days - everything has been working fine for the last 3 years...now I get this: Typesetting “Montgomery_MM_India_v21.tex”… Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Using underline and strikethrough simultaneously in a table

I'm new to LaTeX and am currently using it to try and piece together a report on the orthography of the Armenian language. I'm trying to create a table where one column will display the printed ...
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Error: Can't find the format file pdflatex.fmt

I have TeX Live installed on my MacBook Pro running MacOSX 10.8 through macports. Recently on trying to compile a LaTeX file through pdflatex I got the error /opt/local/share/texmf-texlive/tex/...
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Trying to make PK font tfrupee at 657 DPI

I am getting an error of The tfrupee source file could not be found, which is a part of tfrupee package. I was trying to insert the rupee symbol. I am using MikTeX 2.9 + TeXmaker + Windows 7. I am ...
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Error using smartdiagram package:

I am trying to use the smartdiagram package and wanted to replicate an example in the documentation. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{smartdiagram} \begin{...
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error when using tcolorbox

I am trying to use the tcolorbox package and just by putting \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \begin{document} \end{document} into my code with no further ...
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Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced in php file [closed]

We are using following code in .php script for generate .pdf file. $result1 = exec("R CMD Sweave /var/www/html/r/r_latex_sweave.Rnw"); $result2 = exec("pdflatex /var/www/html/r/r_latex_sweave.tex"); ...
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pgfmolbio: Undefined control sequence \pmbchromatogram

I was trying to make a chromatogram today using pgfmolbio using pdfTeX from TeX Live 2013. The code I was using is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[chromatogram]{pgfmolbio} \pagestyle{empty} \...
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The attachfile2 package doesn't work when using \jobname

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit computer. I have been experimenting with using attachfile2 to make a link to an embedded LaTeX file. When I compile the following document, ...
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IEEEtran's \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts clashes with \maketitle [closed]

The heading of question says it all. \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts %% INFOCOM 2013 addition: \makeatletter \def\ps@headings{% \def\@oddhead{\mbox{}\...
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Missing $ inserted. [\begin{array}{|c|cccccccccc|}]

This latex code \begin{figure}[H] \centering \begin{array}{|c|cccccccccc|} \hline ~ & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 & 9 & 10 \\ \hline 1 & 1 & 2 & ...
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How to produce a list of frames with Beamer if frame titles have LaTeX tags in them?

Related to: Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer? The above method works if frame titles don't have tags such as \emph{} in them. However, if a frame title has such a tag, the error ...
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MikTeX Czech typeset

I use MikTeX and I need to get the Czech typeset (setting Czech characters), web advised me to use this: \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage[IL2]{fontenc} First two ...
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.sty of installed package not found [closed]

I've newly installed TeXLive 2013 (following steps on http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html) on Fedora 19. Using pdflatex on a test .tex, I encounter lots of error messages saying various .sty ...
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How to trace LaTeX errors efficiently?

One of the most annoying things about LaTeX is that handling errors can be cumbersome and nerve-racking. In fact, it is the main reason that keeps me from actively recommending LaTeX to most people (...
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Changing baseline to top for pspicture

I tried to align text with the top of a figure. The pstricks manual says that I can specify an option to the pspicture environment, but this somehow does not work. I get an error message. ! Package ...
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How to use pstricks package within beamer? I know the pure English typseting method using pstricks in beamer, but failed xelatex pstricks beamer

In order to display simple figure, I began to learn pstricks package. I copied a piece of sample code to a beamer file. When I compile it, something goes wrong. How can I fix it? Process latex->...
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After switching to TeX Live from MiKTeX, Kile's live preview feature doesn't work anymore [closed]

A few days ago I switched from MiKTeX to TeX Live in order to make both my Mac and Windows computer be on the same platform. I've been ripping my hair out trying to figure out why Kile suddenly ...
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TexStudio gives 'Could not start command' with my custom build script

I have a custom build script build.command that runs through the build steps necessary to convert my LaTex scripts into a .pdf (e.g. makeglossaries and so on). The script works fine. However when I ...
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Problem with compilation (color)

I have this code in LaTeX (the .cls file is HERE): \documentclass[thesis=B,czech]{FITthesis}[2012/06/26] \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{dirtree} \usepackage{amsmath,...
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After a mistake in Texmaker, it has to be restarted

I am using Texmaker to write my thesis. Whenever I make a mistake, let's say misspell a command, the program stops working. It means I have to restart Texmaker. It so frustrating. I was wondering if ...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined colors “Maroon”/“Royal Blue” when master has PDF included classicthesis 3.1

I am using classicthesis 3.1 in Lyx 2.0.6. When I include PDFs in the master document, I receive the following error: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `Maroon'. See the xcolor package ...
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“\end\end” causes “TeX capacity exceeded”

I know this is invalid LaTeX code, but the code \end\end results in the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. \end #1->\csname end#1 \...
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! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode

I am using an image within minipage and getting error message. ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. Below is minimal working example. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{...
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pdflatex error: latex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool

I'm having some problems trying to get a portable TeX Live installation working. It started off great, but I tried to use tlmgr to add some packages and now whenever I run pdflatex I get a weird ...
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Uninformative error message when using AUCTeX

I often have this error when using AUCTeX: TeX-error: Error occured after last TeX file closed However, when running for instance pdflatex on the command line, I have a proper error message. But the ...
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Error typesetting large bracket with multiple lines

I was following a Wikibooks section to create multiple lines within a single large bracket. Something like this. The problem is that when I type in the given code, which is \[ u(x) = \begin{cases}...
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Geometry package causes LaTeX to raise strange error

I'm trying to submit my PhD thesis and everything is OK but the page layout. When I try to use geometry package by issuing \usepackage[top=3cm, bottom=3cm, left=3.5cm, right=2.5cm]{geometry} but it ...
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TeXLive 2013 (on Linux/Ubuntu) - tcfmgr & fmtutil not found

When I try to update packages via tlmgr (or run fmtutil-sys --all directly), TeXLIve reports: /usr/local/texlive/2013/bin/i386-linux/fmtutil: 395: /usr/local/texlive/2013/bin/i386-linux/fmtutil: /usr/...
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Troubleshooting Code for 'Cases'

I was trying to do the following: $$ \begin{cases} a, & n=1\\ $\Phi^{-1}x(n-1)$, & x(n)=x(n-1) $\Phi^{-1}\x(n-1)+c$, & x(n)=x(n-1)+1 \end{cases} $$ But I keep getting errors. Is ...
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etex.sty not found!

I copy .tex file from MikTeX to Scientific Word; in MikTeX, everything is fine; but in SW, I got etex.sty not found. error. I copy the file stex.sty from MikTeX to SW; then I go the following error ...
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Error compilation tikz, intersection & foreach

I want to compile this code (using PDFLaTeX) \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{color} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,shapes,...
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! LaTeX Error: Environment execsummary undefined

I just need help with this problem that I couldn't find the right answer for about a month now. execsummary is my file name and this it the code in this file: \begin{execsummary} Write your ...
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Error using package bashful

Even in the simplest MWE executed on a linux distribution, the command latex -shell-escape test.tex returns me the error message: Use of \bashIII doesn't match its definition. MWE: \documentclass{...
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\noindent after figure not working

Consider the following example: \documentclass[danish,a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[hmargin=2.4cm,vmargin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{...
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How to find the exact location of Type 3 fonts in PDF?

While generating PDFs, we often ends up with some Type 3 fonts. We can find the existence of Type 3 fonts in a PDF by providing pdffonts <filename.pdf>. Also, can find the exact page by giving ...
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TikZ code doesn't compile anymore [duplicate]

Consider the following code (which originates from this post): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{ hobby, shapes.geometric, decorations, decorations.shapes, shapes....
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Error when compiling xcolor.ins in TeXmaker to generate xcolor.sty file

I have downloaded xcolor.ins and xcolor.dtx from http://kern.heimat.eu/tex/xcolor.html These two files are in the same folder. When I run the .ins file I get the error message Log file not found. ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [semantic nest size=500]

Reading through tex.web, I note that there is a difference between grouping levels and semantic nesting (i.e., the nesting of math, horizontal, and vertical modes). I can think of commands which ...
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ogctools in combination with beamer

I try to use ocgtools in a beamer presentation, which worked for me some time ago. But now (TeXLive 2013) this seems not wo work anymore. As soon as I include the ocgtool package there are errors ...
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Why does the compiler say abstract environment not defined?

\documentclass [10pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage [utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=...
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Japanese Text not writable

This is the code I am trying to run: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, german]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %... \usepackage{CJK} \newcommand{\jap}[1]{\...
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Automating Error Detection of pdflatex

Background: I have numerous individual files that need to be compiled, so am using a script to do that with the following options: set PDFLATEX_OPTIONS = "\ --file-line-error \ --shell-...
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Accents package incompatible with bm?

Reading egreg's answer to Decrease length of underline in math, I wanted to use the accents package for lower bars in math mode. It seem however that the package is incompatible with the bm package. ...
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! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. \maketitle [closed]

I have seen many threads about this error, but none seems to help with my particular issue. This is my code, which including suggestions for the required packages, I intend for it to be the minimum ...
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PythonTeX - duplicate entry in .pytxcode file

I have started using pythontex with latex and have run into a situation where it appears that when the code is stripped out of the tex document there is some sort of numbering issue. Here is a ...