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Undefined control sequence \pgfmath@

Why does the following code give me this error message? Error ERROR: Undefined control sequence. --- TeX said --- \pgfmath@dimen@ ...men@@ #1=0.0pt\relax \pgfmath@ l.28 \draw ...
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Error when compiling (pdfLaTeX)

I wrote some lines and I wanted to view the pdf, so I compiled and built but I have this error message: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) pdflatex.EXE: The memory ...
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A list of pairs in pgfkeys

Having learnt a lot about the pgfkeys package as a result of my last question, I'm now trying to do some more adventurous things. Let's say I have a command called \blob, whose value is the ...
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Disappearing Lines?

I have a strange (and serious) problem. For some reason, text that is showing up in the pdf of my file (I'm using TeXworks) ... is no longer showing up in the file itself. And when I go to the line ...
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Why does TeX attempt to insert 'missing' tokens?

"Missing \cr inserted", but it looks to me like it's already there! Missing $ inserted ... Why does TeX attempt to insert missing tokens? Why doesn't it simply throw up and die? ...
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latexmk pointing to a line of code with an error that I don't see [closed]

When trying to compile my code, latexmk keeps hitting me with an undefined control sequences. I have checked above, below, and the line it says is causing the issue, but I don't see anything wrong. ...
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LaTeX getting “Missing } inserted” error

I'm getting "Missing } inserted" error, when compiling with pdflatex and I really don't understand why. This is occurring in a beamer frame. Maybe someone comes up with something useful. ...
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epstopdf : “No appropriate script or program found: epstopdf”

I have a paper I am trying to submit to a journal, but my advisor is unable to get it to compile on his computer. He has Windows XP. It compiles on my Mac, and I also compiled it on Windows Vista ...
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Runaway argument [closed]

Where is my fault here: \text{Genom att undersöka var kurvan $f_{A}(x)$ skär linjen $T=20$ ser vi att $x\approx {4.3}$ då $f_{A}(x) = 20$. Error message "Runaway argument".
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“Missing $ inserted” although I have $

I have problem with this $ \text{bredden = x \Leftrightarrow längden = 3 \cdot bredden = 3x} $ I get a Missing $ inserted error, although I have $.
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Opaque error messages given by common environments

This is a public-interest question. The title of the question Why does this error keep popping up even though I clearly fixed it? poignantly expresses a fundamental truth of LaTeX usage: sometimes ...
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'slashbox.sty' not found [duplicate]

I am not the best when it comes to working with programs like LaTeX and I am unable to open a .tex document, or rather 'LaTeX it' since it keeps coming up with this error. I have downloaded ...
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Writing multiplication dots

I try to write a multiplication dot and use \cdot, 4 = 2/cdot{2}. But I get the error message Missing $ inserted. What have I forgotten?
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Problem when using hyperref together with cleveref [duplicate]

As it says in the cleveref documentation hyperref must be loaded before cleveref. But at me I have to load at least one package between them and I would really like to know why. The not working ...
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Unable to compile TeXmaker 4.0.2 with MiKTeX 2.9

I just downloaded first MiKTex 2.9 and then TeXmaker 4.0.2. However, I am having a hard time getting it to compile. I always get the info box saying Can't detect the file name followed by the info box ...
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How to subtract both very large numbers and numbers smaller than one?

In the context of Scientific Notation Only For Large Numbers have we been looking for a way to handle large numbers, as pgfmathparse can't cope with these. The only package we could find was ...
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Ghostscript Error “undefined in H.S”

I downloaded a thesis proposal template. When I compile it no error appears, but to display dvi, I got the following error. So what is the problem and how to fix it? Error: /undefined in H.S Operand ...
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Error when using minted package and -output-directory option

I am having problem when I use the -output-directory option while I am using minted. It does not move the .out.pyg and .pyg file to the output directory and it gives me an error. I there any ...
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Error while printing chinese character

I am printing a document with Chinese and getting some errors. Below is a MWE with the character causing problems. \documentclass[11pt,table,a5paper]{article} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} ...
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Custom class causing errors [closed]

I am using a custom class for my thesis. It is causing errors whenever I try to make a chapter (the class is based on report). I have tracked down that this piece is the one causing the error: ...
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dvipng error when using htlatex on eps file. includegraphics Unrecoverable error 36096

I am hoping someone here can give me a hint about this error. I am not really sure this is latex problem, but part of the software that I am using to process the latex document. The setup is very ...
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includegraphics stopped working after including another graphic [closed]

Currently using Texmaker and using this line of code: \begin{figure}[h!] \includegraphics[scale=.5]{Figures/Blah} \caption{\label{Blah} BLAH BLAH} \end{figure} Everything worked with several other ...
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Why can I compile a tikzpicture perfectly in one chapter but not in another? [closed]

I am having trouble with including a tikz flow chart in my code. In my preamble I have included \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} and this is the flow chart: ...
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Error message: LaTeX can't find ieeetrans.sty

My code is \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{Classes/VTU} \title{TITLE OF THE THESIS} \author{by \\ \vspace{2mm}NAME OF CANDIDATE \vspace{5mm}} \collegeordept{Department Name} \university{College Name} ...
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Missing \item when compiling my resume

I've building my resume using resume.cls, and I keep getting an error. However, it doesn't seem to be consistent: \documentclass{resume} % Use the custom resume.cls style ...
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problem with footnote in xepersian : “ Undefined control sequence \small By me\footnote”

I have problem in using xepersian package. When I use footnote, it come with the error Undefined control sequence \end but without xepersian it works properly. I use MiKTeX 2.9 here is the code ...
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Latex compile errors with copernicus discussions template

I'm trying to compile a paper using the template for Copernicus publishing. In particular, I'm trying to use the Ocean Science Discussion option. Here is a code snippet: \documentclass[osd, ...
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Unable to generate pdf

I use TeXnicCenter and get the following error window after I try to compile Even TexMaker is unable to create the pdf file. No error is detected in the window below after compilation.
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Illegal parameter number in definition of \abx@field@abstract? [closed]

I'm using TexMaker, and today I added one cite that (I think) apparently screwed up my files. This is my document: \documentclass[spanish,11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Permite ...
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bibliography entry missing [closed]

I have got a problem with BibTeX: For exhibition catalogues I have used the misc entrytype in Jabref and for sorting I have added a key = {Ausst.Kat. place}. This works fine. Only one entry always ...
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moderncv LaTeX error: File `suffix.sty' not found

I'm a LaTeX noob and i'm trying to create CV with moderncv package. I installed it via Tex Live Utility and then tried to start creating my own cv with cv_7.tex template ...
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MiKTeX: […] does not seem to be a local package repository

I used MiKTeX 2.9 on windows. I have downloaded a package I want to install from the internet (manually, not through MiKTeX). The archive (*.lmza) containing the package was saved to a directory on my ...
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Beamer: error ! ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!

Having problems with LaTeX. The PDF file isn't being created and I have looked numerous times online. I think the problems lies in the user packages. Here is the end the log code: Package pdftex.def ...
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TeXMaker compilation error, Font OT1/ptm/bx/n/20.74=ptmb7t at 20.74pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

when I am compiling any TeX document in my TeXMaker, it is giving me the following error message. Font OT1/ptm/bx/n/20.74=ptmb7t at 20.74pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. I am using ...
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Some errors with a little document [closed]

I have some errors with my paper in LaTeX, and I don't understand how to fix the problems : The first is : pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the sa me identifier (name{page.1}) has been ...
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“Undefined control sequence” errors with moderncv (official template)

When simply trying to compile the CTAN template.tex available here http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/moderncv/examples I receive the following errors after compiling: ! ...
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Error compiling modiagram [closed]

EDIT: This question has been identified as a bug Consider the following MWE as t.tex from the modiagram manual: \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{modiagram} \begin{document} ...
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Cases equation problem - ! Missing { inserted [closed]

I am trying to compile this equation \beta\_t^i= \begin{cases} \overline{\beta}-i\cdot\sigma\_{\beta} & 0\leq i\leq 4\\ 0.0 & 5\leq i\leq7 \end{cases} and I am still ...
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Gnuplottex fails with 'undefined control sequence' when choosing different font size [duplicate]

I encounter a very strange problem when using gnuplottex on my Win 7 32 bit system with MiKTeX 2.9 - gnuplot 4.6.3 & the latest gnuplottex release: \documentclass[dvips]{minimal} ...
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Command \* already defined … see p.192 of the manual

My code had: \newtheorem*{theI}{Thesis I} And it gives me the error: Command \* already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. 1.16 \newtheorem*{theI}{ ...
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Issues with APACite package undefined control sequence \bibitem

I get the following errors when I try to cite with apacite Undefined control sequence \bibitem{GDP:2012} You can't use `\relax' after \the \bibitem{GDP:2012} Citation `GDP:2012' undefined There were ...
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Cannot compile using the newpx package

As basic as: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{newpxtext} \begin{document} test \end{document} does not compile. It issues an error: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ...
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Automatically created Sub-folder

I've problem for days but I can't find the solution After compiling, the DVI file couldn't opened. a folder named BUILD auto created on the same directory, it contains all the other files like .aux, ...
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Mac vs Ubuntu LaTeX error [duplicate]

I'm getting a very strange error. I have a LaTeX document that I compile with a Makefile (below), when I compile it on my Ubuntu machine everything is fine, but when I compile it on my mac the first ...
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Error message with hobby package

I am trying to use the hobbypackage with this minimal example from the manual: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{hobby} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=.5,use Hobby ...
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$327.68 Knuth reward check

I know something about $327.68 Knuth reward check. However, I cannot find a comprehensive list of people rewarded for finding errors in TeX. I do know, that among them is Bogusław Jackowski (Twice, ...
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How to stop Latex from inserting $ in my URLs? [duplicate]

When I type this \footnote{ http://www.cems.uvm.edu/~tlakoba/math337/notes_12.pdf. Page 3.} LaTeX inputs $ $ in for me when I do not want them. How can I stop this from happening?
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Unknown graphics extension: .1.png

I have a file called xxxx_0.1.png, and want to import it as an image in my document. I am using graphicx with the following command: \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{images/xxxx_0.1.png} and ...
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Error adding smartdiagram [closed]

I have encountered the following error when trying to use smartdiagram "! Package smartdiagram Error: I did not find the smartdiagram library 'core.definitions'.." Here is MWE: ...
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Illegal pream-token in tabular

I'm having trouble constructing a tabular environment and compiling it with pdflatex. Here's what I'm trying to do: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} ...