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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 ...
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Error in latex: [3Broken pipe [closed]

Yesterday, I compiled my LaTeX document in this computer and everything was fine. Then, I compiled the same document in another computer and again fine. Today, I tried to compile without doing any new ...
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Compiling with texmaker fails, compiling on commandline works

Hi I can compile my latex document using pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode -shell-escape Masterthesis.tex When I hit the quick compile button in textmaker however nothing happens. I ...
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'Undefined control sequence \setkomavar'

I ran into the error: 'Undefined control sequence l.12 \setkomavar{subject}{Regarding: Code 123.456}' My document preamble looks like this: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[...
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Blank .tex file after windows blue screen [closed]

I was working on a .tex file using TeXMaker and suddenly got a blue screen! I restarted my computer and the file I was working with appears blank on TeXmaker, although it is full of NULL characters in ...
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Missing } when using \begin{align*}

I have scoured my code and tried it out without the alignment. There is nothing i can see wrong with the code, but when I try to use align or eqnarray, I always get some error message. Here's the code ...
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Error in TikZ pgfplots with timestamps on axis

I get the following error message when I try to compile the attached code. I tried everything, but can't find the error. Runaway argument? \pgfplots@calender@ZEROSHIFT \relax \ifx \pgfplotstemptime \...
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File `subfigure.sty' not found

File subfigure.sty not found. How can I fix this error? I compile my .tex file without any error with my laptop but I get this error when I compile with my office PC.
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Miktex amsfont problem: \scriptfont is undefined [duplicate]

Today, After updating Miktex system, I have trouble with error \scriptfont is undefined. So I tried to reinstall Miktex 2.9.4813 (32 bit version). Everything OK, but again after updating, problem is ...
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How to generate “You can't use \unskip in vertical mode”?

We all know (or believe so) that \unskip is not possible in main vertical mode and this statement can be found in various answers on the site. And yes LaTeX does a lot of gymnastics in \addvspace or \...
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Errata in the Manuals

After discovering quite a few errata in a to-be-anonymous manual, I really want to be helpful and point them out... Is it appropriate to email the maintainer with a list of errata and inherently ...
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Installing handlatex in miktex 2.9 [duplicate]

I’ve been trying to get handlatex (http://code.google.com/p/handlatex/) to work with miktex 2.9 and texnicCenter on windows 7. I tried copying it in the miktex directories: tex/latex and tex/xelatex ...
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Is it possible to tell pdflatex to terminate after the first error?

In case of a syntax error, pdflatex usually (in \errorstopmode) gets interactive and asks you what to do. I know I can press: X to terminate S to enter \scrollmode (continue processing without ...
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Why does something work in one editor but not the other? [closed]

I have a Windows desktop at home, running TeXniccenter, and a Linux netbook running Texstudio. I would compile the PDF in Texniccenter without any error, but on Texstudio, I'd get errors. It works the ...
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The system cannot find the file specified

I have just downloaded WinEdt and written my first code, but it will not run because I keep getting the following error. I am at a loss as to how to fix this. Error launching Console Application ...
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can't type [replace] [duplicate]

I need to type some code in Latex, but when I type [replace] (as a part of the code) it says: "Missing number, treated as zero" Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[]{report} ...
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This NFSS system isn't set up properly

I encountered a problem when i compile my tex file. Indeed, the compiler displays this error messages: This NFSS system isn't set up properly Corrupted NFSS tables \ maketitle Math formula ...
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Error with hobbyconvexpath

The hobby examples given on TEX.SX don't seem to be working with texlive 2013 (at least for me. For example, copying an MWE produces an error: \documentclass[tikz,border=2bp]{standalone} \...
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Updating MiKTeX: again errors [duplicate]

After today's update of MiKTeX I got lot of errors like this: ! \textfont 192 is undefined (character ???). \beamer@doifinframe ...v 10^{13}\;\text {cm}^{-3}$ ...
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Bibtex error after updating to TeXLive 2013: style file not found

I have recently updated my TeXLive installation to the 2013 version (via MacTeX), and I am getting an error when trying to use the econometrica style from natbib. (The error comes from running Bibtex, ...
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Package babel Error: Unknow option `brazilian'

When trying to compile any document containing the line: \usepackage[brazilian]{babel} I get the following error: ! Package babel Error: Unknow option `brazilian'. Either you misspelled it (babel) ...
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Problem with newly defined command and special chars

I have the following problem. In my document, I defined a new command to save a few chars \renewcommand{\r}{r_\mathrm{max}} Additionally, since it is Swedish, it makes use of the special char å, ...
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Compiling error Runaway argument

Here is an error I get when compiling Processing: ./myaclatex.tex Document Class: article 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class Runaway argument? ./myaclatex.tex:47: Paragraph ended ...
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pdflatex has stopped working [closed]

It has been a little while now that every time I try to compile a document with pdflatex I get an error message wich says "pdflatex.exe ha dejado de funcionar" (in English "pdflatex has stopped ...
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There is no line here to end (figure) [closed]

I am having problems with: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.7]{img1} \caption{Elaboraci\'on propia en base a la ECH2011.} \end{figure} I get the error: Latex error: ...
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problem with mnotes package

I'd like to test the mnotes package but it does not seem to work. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mnotes} \begin{document} dummy text\MNOTE{text} \end{document} The user manual states ...
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Circuitikz works with ground but does not work for rground

If I try to plot the following circuitikz schematic it works: \begin{figure}[bth] \myfloatalign \begin{center} \begin{circuitikz}[american voltages] \draw (0,0) node[ground] {}...
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Error using tkz-euclide and \tkzIntersectionCC[R]

The tkz-euclide and \tkzIntersectionCC[R] produces: FP error #1: "Logarithm of negative value!" The code: \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,14.5){centerClip} \tkzDrawCircle[R,color=red](...
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Undefined control sequence while using bib file for References

I'm using TexMaker, if it helps. I also have TeXnicCenter and TexWorks. The tex file is the following: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \begin{document} (...) \bibliographystyle{unrst} \...
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Make latexmk ignore errors and finish compiling

I like to use latexmk in command line this way: latexmk -pvc -pdf -xelatex foo.tex In the event of an error in the translation, I have to manually terminate the compilation in the command line (the ...
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Shutting down the pc while the program being executed!

My PC was turned off while I was running my TeX file on the LED (LaTeX editor). Indeed, it turned off before the execution of the file was finished. When I came back to my tex file it was turned into ...
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TeXMaker shows errors after compilation for deleted lines

I'm using an old TeX document as a template. As I did just copy the TeX related files and none of the pictures of the former document it always gave me errors for the "legacy chapters" of the document,...
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Using \hyphenation and umlauts

I have included the ngerman package and I write \hyphenation{An-fangs-n"a-he-rung} into the preamble of my document. However, latex complains with !Improper \hyphenation will be flushed. \grmn@...
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Just installed ProText. Command paths all “unknown” [closed]

Installation went fine but I haven't been able to view a document. I have created and saved a sample document. If I click "build and compile" (the two green arrows) it says "Can't find C:\Users..." ...
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package textpos gives Runaway argument error

I am trying to position images in order to make a "stamp" pdf for use with pdftk. textpos looks like the perfect solution, but this code gives errors and no output: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \...
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Problem after copying text: inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‭ not set up for use with LaTeX

I have a LaTeX document, that can be compiled without any problems, but after copying some text into the document, I'm getting a huge amount of errors that say: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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Undefined control sequence for equation

I am running into the error message !Undefined control sequence with the below explanation and can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. I am using Mactex and Texmaker. I am new to LaTeX and would really ...
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Caption package error redux

I'm using the caption package, but it's not affecting the captions within my tables and figures. I've pasted my sample code below. How can it be fixed? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[format=hang,...
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Lists of Figures and Tables is not generated: error

Finishing my twosided article, I want to generate the LOF and LOT. The following error occurs over and over for a lot of figures (the first being: "Undefined control sequence" and the second being: "...
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Still can't compile with newpx

I have the same problem as this question: Cannot compile using the newpx package But the solution there doesn't work for me. After running updmap several times I still can't compile even the simple \...
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Clear Option Clash error [closed]

I'm working with a template to create a course syllabus. The package requires an .sty file, which I have in the same folder. No matter what I try, I can't clear an error: "Option clash for package ...
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I have to make an article with lms.cls but I am not able to proceed as there is the error “lms.cls does not exist”

I have to make an article with lms.cls. But I am not able to proceed, as there is error when compiling which is “lms.cls does not exist”.
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Mimic mathjax behavior on undefined control sequences

I recently posted something on math.stackexchange.com, and was astonished by the behavior of the auto-renderer on undefined sequences. Instead of stopping the compilation right here, it would display ...
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Different errors while compiling, depending on distribution [closed]

When compiling my TeX document in PCTeX the _ in the bibliography url's appear as “˙. When compiling it in TeXworks the _ appears fine, but all the table references appear as ??. Any ideas to how I ...