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Image has invalid character? Trouble with graphicx

I'm sort of stumped on this one. I'm trying to include some graphics that I created with Stata in a document. I'm using pdfLaTeX and graphicx. When I try to compile, I get the error message: ...
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md-chr7y source file could not be found

I am trying to build a document with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. It seems to be the used font on the title page. The error is as follows: miktex-makemf: The md-chr7y source file could not be ...
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tikz example from manual fails

I have copied an example from the tikz manual, but it fails to compile \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{circuits} \usetikzlibrary{circuits.logic.IEC} ...
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How do you put multiple paragraphs in a caption?

I have a really long caption for a figure in a LaTeX document. I would like to break the caption into a few paragraphs. How do I do that? As per the request below, I removed everything I could ...
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Can I redefine an environment to generate an error?

I know how to use \renewenvironment to redefine an environment, but instead of changing formatting, I'd like to have any use of the environment generate an error (log and abort). Is there a way to do ...
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Error when using \bm in *numbered* section title, when hyperref is loaded

I am getting an error when I use the command \bm in a section title that is numbered, when the package hyperref is loaded. Here is the error: ERROR: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack ...
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bbm package error

I am not sure if this should be here or whether I should create a bug report. I am trying to use the bbm package as per this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bbm} \begin{document} ...
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Meaning of fontspec related error

I've edited a document. The edited document works well on my system, but apparently reports this error on another system: Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...ontspec_tmp_int\endcsname ...
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Adobe reader tells me error when opening my PDF

I'm transfering Master thesis from Word to LaTex (and I'm not expert in this). I have to use template, which we have from school. I pasted it here on pastebin.com. What was my problem: When I create ...
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Add offset to line number (in error message) when using input files

I am compiling a latex document, and when I have errors, I get nice messages like l.1041 \end{frame} which tells me that there is an error somewhere before line 1041. So far, so good. I can use my ...
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A0 poster error code [closed]

I submit to the wisdom of forumers this request. I'm very disturbed by this error code: ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package color. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. ...
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lualatex error with Brazilian Portuguese babel option

It seems that lualatex does not known the Brazilian dialect of the Portuguese language with the babel package. When compiling the simple document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} ...
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Siunitx: how to deal with invalid numerical input '-'?

Thanks to you all, I found siunitx for decimal alignment. However, some of the columns in my correlation matrix don't have any numbers and have "-" instead. siunitx gives me an error about invalid ...
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Arithmetic overflow error using custom theme in pdfLaTex

I am attempting to compile a 70 frame beamer presentation in TeXworks (on Ubuntu 11.10). The theme I am using is called beamer-goddard (located at the bottom of This Page) . When I compile I ...
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kpfonts, MnSymbol, eufrak and too many math alphabets

I'm having problems with kpfonts' \mathfrak and MnSymbol. This example produces the "too many math alphabets" error: \documentclass{amsart} \newcommand{\PrintMathFonts}{% \typeout{*** Math fonts ...
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Too many unprocessed floats

I'm trying to a large number of figures. The code is \begin{figure} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{m2T4.pdf} \caption{M2T, Problem Size 513} \end{figure} I'm not able to compile, I get the error ! ...
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“TeX capacity exceeded” with harvard package and url fields in bib file

When I try to compile the attached test document with MikTeX 2.9 updated to the latest packages, I get a ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. error. I finally tracked down the ...
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Problem with spanish and babelbib

I'm not an English native speaker. All the documents I write are in Spanish. To handle this I use some packages like babel and babelbib for bibliographies. However, this can cause some troubles of ...
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Error when using colour in \author

I am getting an error when I try to use \color{} in the the author field with beamer, even though the file compiles and I get the the words I want coloured in the author field. This is the error ...
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TexMaker - “File not found” when viewing as pdf

At the moment I'm having a problem when trying to view my LaTeX file as a PDF. Whether I do it internal or external I both the error "File not found.". I have no idea what file it means. I've read ...
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Problems with algoritmicx package

However I turn and twist it, for some reason I can't get the two lines I have commented out to work. It keeps giving me the error: "Undefined control sequence." \begin{algorithm} ...
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Environment not working inside \multido using standalone document class

I have the following code \documentclass[multi={image},crop,ignorerest]{standalone}% \usepackage{multido} \begin{document} \multido{\iframe=1+1}{2}{ \begin{image} \iframe \end{image} } \end{document} ...
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Output routine footbib error

This is my preamble \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt,openright,final,oldfontcommands]{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{import} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{algorithm} ...
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Error with inputenc and UTF-8 non-breaking space

This is a follow up to How to make non-breaking spaces (ties) in Org-mode that exports properly to LaTeX. One answer to the question is a solution that uses UTF-8 non-breaking spaces but these cause ...
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tikz-uml sequence diagram “Extra \or” error

I was compiling the following code which uses the tikz-uml package. \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{pgf} %\usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-uml} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Compilation error when a command argument contains a math formula with a bracket ]

When I try to compile the following document: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{modelDefinitions}{% \begin{description} }{% \end{description} } \newcommand{\modelDef}[2]{\item[#1] \hfill ...
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Problem to include EPS file with file name containing “#”

I have problem including EPS in LaTeX document. I am using latex->dvips->ps2pdf workflow to compile LaTeX document file. Error is thrown as Illegal parameter number in definition The EPS file ...
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Does LaTeX allow for namespaces to eliminate the risk of package clashes?

I often get conflicts between distinct sty files, due to things as simple as variable names. The latest one was between proof.sty (which permits to more proofs automatically to the appendix) and ...
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Missing $ inserted in block environment

I tried to compile the following using the beamer class: \begin{block} $$T(\mathcal{P})=\mathbb{R}$$ and $$\mathrm{M}(\mathcal{P})=\mathbb{R}_{+}^{3}/ \mathrm{S}_3$$ \end{block} If I complie ...
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LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found

It appears when I try to build file in MiKTeX 2.9 I get LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name.(Default extension:cls)) Enter file ...
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Skipping blank fields for address labels using datatool and envlab [closed]

I am trying to process the following into Avery 5160 mailing labels, using the \skipblank code that someone else posted on this site to suppress blank lines: \documentclass[10pt]{letter} ...
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How to avoid the “perhaps a missing \item.” message in itemize/enumerate

If one has a itemize environment, with no items inside : \begin{itemize} \end{itemize} the compilation will complain "perhaps a missing \item". I would like to modify the environment itemize (or ...
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Fixing JAIR style

According to the Eigenfactor ranking of journals, the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) is a leading open-access journal in AI. Unfortunately, the JAIR style files are twenty years ...
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Error with \newcommand and \section

I'm trying to typeset an article. In the preamble, I defined these two things: \newcommand{\leftexp}[2]{{\vphantom{#2}}^{#1}{#2}} \newcommand{\hr}{\leftexp{*}{\mathbb{R}}} However, when I try to ...
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How can I fix the path to LaTeX fonts?

I'm using LaTeX on osx via TexLive 2011 and the TextMate bundle. Currently I'm trying to list some code in a document (using verbatim), but I get this error: ! I can't find file `pcrr7t'. ! ...
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Apparent conflict when using hyperref and pdfcomment together

There appears to be a conflict with using the hyperref package and pdfcomment. Take the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex,hidelinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{pdfcomment} ...
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An error produced when using the caption package

My .tex file: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,portrait,12pt,openright,final,pdflatex]{report} \usepackage[bindingoffset=8mm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage{utf8} ...
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Undefined control sequence undetectable [closed]

I came across the following error message: ! Undefined control sequence. l.206 ...quad a_k > \displaystyle\sum_{{\substrack {j=1 \\ j \neq ...
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Reference undefined

I receive the a Reference "LastPage" undefined error when trying to compile a document with this syntax: \fancyfoot[R]{\thepage/\pageref{LastPage}} What is necesarry to prevent this error? I'm ...
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why does latex report errors when using styles in a tikz pgf picture?

I get three errors when attempting to build the following example (with the tikzpicture taken from the tikz pgf manual). Why does this happen, and what am I doing wrong? \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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LaTeX Error: Command \openbox already defined

Please Help me to get rid of the following error: ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\mytheorem\demonstration.sty" Package: demonstration ! LaTeX Error: Command \openbox already defined. ...
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Looking for an error [closed]

Let me thank those who have already replied to my request in this post. In particular Mr Lokstep who suggest me to rest this question in a new topic. actually I have the log file This is ...
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Simplest example from pfgplots documentation not working

I get a lot of errors when I try to compile even the simplest examples with pgfplots. The following is taken from the documentation of the package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Getting xetex to complain when a character is missing

Consider the following minimal document: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} tām आ ṁ \end{document} If you compile it with xelatex se.tex, you get something normal and innocuous, like: This ...
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Undefined control sequence with xparse

I just installed the texlive-latex3 package and tried running pdflatex on the following (copied directly from another question posted here): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \ExplSyntaxOn ...
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! Bad space factor (0)

When trying to compile my .tex file using the latexmk -latex=xelatex command, I receive the following error: ! Bad space factor (0). <recently read> \@savsf l.39 \end{seriate} ? Then, if ...
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Sphinx error in converting latex to pdf

I'm trying to convert latex to pdf of CherryPy docs for offline usage. After I generated the latex I changed into build/latex directory and run "make all-pdf" and error happened. Sorry I don't know to ...
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Hebrew words causes strange errors with ConTeXt IV / LuaTeX

I am experiencing strange problems with ConTeXt IV / LuaTeX. I have some hebrew words which continues to throw following errors: error: /usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/font-otn.lua:1809: attempt to ...
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What is causing undefined control sequence?

I'm getting this error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.64 ...p(- \frac{E_j - E_i}{k_B T}) & \quad \text {: E_j > E_i}\\ ? ! Undefined ...
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How to make Sanskrit Title in Devanagari Package

I generally type sanskrit using the "devnag" preprocessor. But when making a sanskrit title it is showing an error. Can you please help me in rectifying this. My input vivekachoodamani.dn file is ...