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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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Getting an error when trying to use 'xstring' commands in my macro

When I try to compile the minimal example below, I get an error: ! Argument of \@xs@StrLeft has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.33 \setInSCCF{abcdef} If I switch the ...
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Laprint causing end of file during psfrag call

I am attempting to create and use file in my TeX document using laprint.m. The laprint function call produces the .tex and .eps files as expected. When I try to use \input{filename} though I get an ...
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Why am I getting this “Missing $ inserted” error in an algorithm figure just like all my other algorithm figures?

I'm writing a paper in LaTeX, and I'm getting a strange "Missing $ inserted" error when I try to compile the paper using pdflatex, but only if it contains the following code. \begin{algorithm*}[tbh] ...
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Beamer: Missing $ in frame

Trying to compile the following code in a beamer presentation: \subsection{I servizi LBS oggi} \begin{frame} \frametitle{La privacy negli odierni servizi LBS} \begin{block}{Cosa ci dicono gli studi} ...
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biber breaks when it's run [closed]

I'm trying to use biber with biblatex under windows xp. However, when I run it with any argument including biber --help it breaks with the same error message: Biber/Utils.pm did not return a true ...
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package footbib error: missing \bibitem, when using plainnat style

I use the footbib package to do references for an acknowledgment page. This keeps the references self contained in a footnote. If I use the plainnat style then it breaks. I have a working example ...
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Problem uploading packages

I am using WinEdt 8.2 at the university computer. Since a while ago it started giving me some errors (copy of log below) like *! LaTeX Error: File `relsize.sty' not found.* *! LaTeX Error: File ...
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LaTeX Error using thmtools: Missing \begin{document}

Starting to use the thmtools package, I encountered a LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. in the following minimal example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{thmtools} ...
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Springer svjour3

I had been already using LaTeX. Now I want to send my article to a Springer journal. Therefore I am using the svjour3 template, but it gives me an error. It is like this: LOG FILE : This is pdfTeX, ...
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Error with figure numeration with abntex2 package [duplicate]

I am having some problems with the figures numeration in my text. The code is what follows. \documentclass[brazil,sumario=tradicional]{abntex2} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Can be used only in preamble occurs when using \usepackage command

Whenever I am trying to use the subfigure or the algorithm2e package using \usepackage command, it is showing LaTeX Error: Can be used only in preamble. What is the problem and how to get rid of ...
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Figure textwidth and badbox

I am using a documentclass requried by a journal, which also defines the format of a picture. I am using the following code for expanding the figures to the page width and getting badbox error. What ...
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Sublime LaTexTools - Go to first error keybinding

I am using Sublime Text 3 on Mac OS X 10.11.1 and the latest version of LaTexTools. I can't find a keybinding that goes to the first error. Does it exist? If not can it be created in a simple way or ...
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Problem with IEEEeqnarray

I installed Miktex 2.9 on a new machine, but it seems I cannot use IEEEeqnarray. I followed the instructions on this answer to Using IEEEtrantools to install IEEEtranstools.sty but it is not working. ...
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Troubles with opening a project made in BaKoMa

I've faced the situation where I should open a tex project which consists of a number of chapters and parts. There are a lot of files in a huge number of folders. As I understand they can be compiled ...
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File “enumitem.sty”not found error is comming

I am using MikTex 2.9 with TeXworks for composing project report on windows 8. The errors are coming: ! LaTeX Error: File `enumitem.sty' not found. ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz.sty' not found. ! LaTeX ...
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latexmk says fontspec/Path is unknown

I have the following document, which uses fonts stored in a fonts/ directory (specifically several subdirectories of fonts/), as well as defined font subfamilies. I'm trying to compile it into a PDF ...
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“makeglossaries: Invalid argument” without any arguments

I have a MikTeX installation on a Windows 7, and just downloaded and installed ActiveState Perl to be able to run the makeglossaries script. Unfortunately, something is wrong, since even trying to ...
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Error when compiling using tikzmath

I am trying to learn how to use Tikz and its library Tikzmath to make graphics. I am trying to practice by drawing a series of circles along a line. My code is as follows: ...
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What does this error mean in TexMaker?

I am new with Texmaker and earlier only typed with overleaf. In my project as I tried to quick build it , Tex maker shows this error- {! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack ...
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compilation errors in powerdot. Can some one help? [duplicate]

\documentclass[mode=present,style=elcolors]{powerdot} \pdsetup{ lf=my first presentation, rf=for some conference, trans=wipe, theslide=\english{slide}, randomdots,dmaxdots=80 } \begin{document} ...
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Can't get Glossaries to work (Beginner)

I'm honestly sorry for my stupid question but i just cannot get glossaries to function. I'm constantly reading that I should execute some sort of pearl script where i need a pearl processor or ...
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Error with Chemgreek

I have windows 8.1 pro with texworks and miktex when I run the template I have, I got error with chemgreek file. when I installed texlive I run it without error Undefined control sequence. ...
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Fixing a class file

This may be a problem with too narrow an audience for this forum, but I'm rather stuck at the moment. I'm attempting to build my dissertation document. My school's style guide is decidedly ...
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titlesec error “undefined control sequence”

I'm new to titlesec and LaTeX in general, trying to use it to achieve chapters in a {book} class that are medium-sized and on the same line, viz: Chapter 1: An Unlikely Event Here's a minimized ...
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Error line11 ! Text line contains an invalid character

I have come to this problem that I can not figure out the solution. Error line11 ! Text line contains an invalid character These are lines 1 to 16 do not see any invalid character ...
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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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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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Error-Undefined control sequence

I occurred a problem recently, but, I donot know how to solve it? Error: Undefined control sequence. l.26 $$\eqalignno {P^{-1}&=P_{1}^{-1}+P_{2}^{-1}\cr ...
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Natbib errors: find which entry is causing them

When one is pestered with the all too familiar error message ! Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, how does one find which entry is causing the problem? ...
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“fatal error occurred, no output pdf produced”

I am trying to run my LaTeX file but it keeps coming up with the message above. All I tried to do was insert an equation and it all of a sudden happened. I haven't got the pdf open and my document ...
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\end{enumerate} error

\documentclass[14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage{lineno} \linenumbers \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{sectsty} ...
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How to insert commas as value of \addtotoc in \includepdf command?

I would like to include an external PDF file into my document, using the pdfpages package. Here is my root file which works fine: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{pdfpages} ...
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File ended while scanning use of \newrgbcolorx

I am working on a LaTeX document for poster presentation. I use: Mac Version 10.8.5 and TexShop version 3.50. The code I use is here: \documentclass[portrait,a0,final]{a0poster} ...
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Error running Context texexec on Mac OSX 10.10, Ruby 2.2.0 Stable

When I try to run texexec on my context file I get the following error: texexec va.ctx /Users/davidsmith/context/tex/texmf-context/scripts/context/ruby/base/ctx.rb:120:in `manipulate': invalid byte ...
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Latex removes whitespaces

Hello I have a problem with whitespaces. I don't know why but they are removed as you can see in the image. Does anybody know why? thank you! Here is the log: Missing $ inserted. <inserted ...
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error “ps2pdf returned exit code 1”

I´m trying to compile a doc with an .eps. I use Winedt 9, and I use LATEX + DVI2PS + PS2PDF All runs well with LATEX compilation, and with DVI2PS, BUT... when I use PS2PDF I obtain this message: ...
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Message error with tkz-fct

I have a problem with the tkz-fct package. I now have this error message when compiling: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \tkz@tmp@xa l.15 \tkzFct{\x} ? This is the code: ...
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Problems with latex in word 2010

I`m trying to insert LaTex into Word 2010. I`m following the method that the user David Carlisle described here in an answer: Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word I`m trying the following ...
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Missing $ error with matrix

The code below produces the mistake in the picture. Any idea why? % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Latex error while compiling

While compiling the tex file I am getting the following error message Missing number treated as zero. (to be read again) \hfil 1.69 \newpage
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PSTricks compilation problem

The following problems occurred a week ago. Everything was fine before and the TeX file does compile on my friends computer but does not compile anymore on mine. When I compile my TeX file I get ...
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Problem with bibliography compiling

I'm using Elsevier's elsarticle class to prepare my paper. There is a problem with compiling URL in bibliography. I have inserted the url with this format in .bib file(I'm using bibtex): @misc{A23, ...
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Problems with language?

I don't know why this code doesn't work: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Teorema} ...
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Adding hyperlink to fancy slides presentation

I will admit that I'm a newcomer to LaTeX, especially presentations. I'm trying to add a hyperlink to slide in my presentation and I keep getting the error: Argument of \frame has an extra }. I've ...
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Citations undefined - Bibliography not compatible with with author-year [closed]

NOTE: Edited changes to bibliographystyle --> now \bibliographystyle{acm} \documentclass{report} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{fixltx2e} ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \textcurrency unavailable in encoding T1

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside,]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} ...
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“Misplaced \omit” error in automatically generated table

Firstly, I have read Werner's answer to "! Misplaced \omit" error but my problem is not solved there. A few days ago I made a table very similar to the one below, except that one had one ...