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How to solve “! LaTeX Error: File `todonotes.sty' not found” in Linux?

I'm running Fedora 20 and trying to compile the following simple document: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Error with \begin{equation} and \end{equation} [duplicate]

I am writing a document on writelatex.com and I get an error with this: \begin{equation} [any text here returns an error] \end{equation} The error message is Display math should end with $$. ...
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multibib package gving me an error “Extra \fi”

I'm trying to use the multibib package and my MWE is pretty much identical to the one in the manual but I keep getting an error. It says ! Extra \fi The weird thing is, even I don't do anything in ...
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Missing $ inserted, any ideas where?

I have been staring at the screen for what seems like hours trying to understand this error. I cannot see why it's giving me an error message. It's more than likely that I have been staring at the ...
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pdf/Tikz Undefined Control Sequence

I am drawing a Picture using TikZ with two \draw commands. The first one works but on the second LaTeX claims ! Undefined control sequence. l.44 \draw (0,2) -- (-.5,2); What can I do to fix ...
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BibTex Referncing Number order based on appearence

Today while i tried to add bibliography in bibtex I found problems with sorting like the figure How to solve this kind of error .. I tried to sort based on appearance but failed .. What should i add ...
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Error in LaTeX file

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath}\usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{rotating} ...
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undefined control sequence in equation

I have loaded the amsmath package. I am not able to get the mass function of a negative binomial distribution. The code is: \begin{equation*} f(count_{i,t}|\lambda_{i,t},\theta_i) = ...
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Constantly have to delete aux.file

Everytime I press Typeset, I get a notification of Runaway argument. l.30\begin{document} I read that I would solve it by deleting the aux.file of the document. Any idea what to do? I have ...
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Embedding PDF graphics with TeXShop causes issues

I'm trying to import PDF graphics (created in Illustrator CS3) into a TeX document. Here is the code for including the figure: \begin{figure}[htbp] % figure placement: here, top, bottom, or page ...
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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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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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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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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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MikTex can't find \begin(document} [duplicate]

I'm running into an error recently and am unsure why I get it. Running this script: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello \end{document} I get this error message (question being how do ...
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Bakoma - how to view errors

When my latex doc has errors, Bakoma displays the arrows at the bottom right corner used to navigate between errors, but I cannot see what is the actual error - I do not see a console window and do ...
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Problems using \nocite with multibbl

I get some problems with package multibbl. On one hand, if I write \bibliographystyle{ref}{alpha} \bibliography{ref}{books} and anything more until \appendix, a new section or \end{document} I get ...
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How to get error messages from pdflatex tool (specially running from php)

I am executing pdflatex from php script and it gives me very long list of log entries mixed with errors e.g system('/usr/texbin/pdflatex -output-directory=./temp/tex '.$tex_output . " 1> ...
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Using \SplitArgument with r() arguments in xparse

I have been experimenting with using the xparse package for custom document macros with a Markdown-like syntax. For example, I used to write \cut{x}{P}{Q} to produce . With the help of xparse, I ...
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“File `realcalc.tex' not found” - after texlive-generic-extra installed?

Disclosure: my knowledge of LaTeX is extremely limited I am trying to use pdflatex to convert foo.tex to foo.pdf. When I first tried this I got error messages saying I was missing calc.sty so I ...
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Setting up paragraphing of subsections using code from memman.pdf results in mysterious compilation error

I was trying to emulate the style of the long table of contents in the memoir manual. Specifically, the effect I want to achieve is to have all subsections names and page numbers in the same ...
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latex: Undefined control sequnce [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Command for argmin or argmax? For the following piece of LaTeX code, {\hat \theta} = { \argmin_{\theta \in \Theta}} I got following error: undefined control ...
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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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Bibtex references not compiling because of LastPage package?

I am trying to compile an essay and it has references in it. I am using BibTeX and XeLaTeX. Here are the last few lines of the log LaTeX Warning: Reference `LastPage' on page 4 undefined on input ...
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mdframed causes “too many floats” error

I defined a new environemnt examples for a book I am writing. I would like examples to be with a framed grey box, and use the following construct ...
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XeLaTeX does not find fontspec any longer after TeXLive update

I am using XeLaTeX in TeX Live suites 2010 and everything was going well before I did an upgrade via TeX Live Manager minutes ago. Now every document I compile gets a "File not found" error as the ...
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Package bbold not working

I've been trying to use the bbold package for the indicator function but I get the following error: Process started This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (C: ...
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Adding Matlab plots to a template Book with no errors?

I am working with a template available online i.e. https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/thesis/phd-mphil-thesis-of-university-of-cambridge I am trying to add Matlab figures using tikz. Before, doing ...
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Command + T is not working in TeXShop

The following screen comes out when I press CMD+T in TeXShop. I am using OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan.
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MikTeX: Package installation repair

I was compiling a TeX file with marvosym package - which was not installed in my computer. When it was automatically attempting to install the marvosym package, I force closed the program thinking ...
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Multiple Missing number, treated as zero. and Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). on \section

I'm writing with TeXStudio, and create pdfs with "pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Fallout Equestria - Torn Skies".tex" I updated with the MikTex. Before everything went just fine. ...
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Sketching within a Solution Environment

I wish to sketch a set within a solution environment, but my attempts have led to the following error message: LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. How do I fix this? Here is a snippet of my code ...
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Graphic package

Please help, i'm going crazy =) I have new computer and I downloaded Latex and from the old computer I got my "script" in Latex. When I run it on new computer there are bunch of errors. The one I can ...
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LaTeX throws a missing } error, but I can't see the issue

Just as the title says, I really don't see how there's a missing brace anywhere. I'm a rookie with LaTeX so I don't know if there's some other cause for this kind of error. I have amsmath included for ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph despite using tabular in wizard

I've read the other topics on this but I really cannot understand why I'm getting it in my case when it has been made by the wizard rather than by hand. I have \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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LaTeX CV template not working probably

Sadly, I wasn't able to copy more than just the first of two errors: ! Package unicode-math Error: Cannot be run with pdfLaTeX! (unicode-math) Use XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX instead.. See the unicode-math ...
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Using \c{c} character in biocon package

I've created a new taxon, called popular, for use with the biocon package. However, it seems that the package does not accept the 'ç' character. A minimal working example follows: ...
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“Too many symbol fonts declared” error

I've had this problem for a while. When I try to add a new package, it says ! LaTeX Error: Too many symbol fonts declared. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H ...
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Error when using align ''Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } l.47 \end{align}''

I get ''Missing } inserted. } l.47 \end{align}'' when i'm using the align function to align multiple equations. The code works if i remove \begin{align} , \end{align} and the & symbols before ...
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Cv tex doesn t work

% Exemple de CV utilisant la classe moderncv % Style classic en bleu % Article complet : http://blog.madrzejewski.com/creer-cv-elegant-latex-moderncv/ \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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writing in Sharelatex, got “File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef.” error

While trying to compute my report in ShareLaTeX I got the error stating "File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef." I've tried looking through the document for an error in curly bracketing {} ...
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Table error - Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr

Where I did wrong? \begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{YYYYYYY} \toprule \textbf{Style} & \multicolumn{2}{c}{\textbf{Yarn}} & & \multicolumn{2}{c}{\textbf{Count}} ...
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Error: Missing } inserted. How can I find the problem and resolve it?

I need help as soon as possible with the following error code on line 15 of my paper. I'm not sure what error it is, and I tried fixing it, but sadly nothing has worked. I've posted line 15 and the ...
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Error when trying to compile tccv document class example

Downloaded the tccv document class and tried to compile one of the bundled examples using TeXMaker and MikTeX on Windows. First error I received for scrart.cls not being found, so I found a copy of ...
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Error when creating table with more than 9 columns using {*} shortcut [duplicate]

I can't imagine that this hasn't been asked before, but googling doesn't help me find the answer. Creating a table with 9 columns using the shortcut {*9{l}} works fine: \documentclass{article} ...
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Double subscript error in align

What's the reason for the double superscript error? \nabla = \frac{\partial}{\partial r} \hat{\textbf{\r}} + \frac{1}{r} \frac{\partial}{\partial \phi} \hat{\textbf{\phi}} + ...
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Conflict with glossaries package

I was using the glossaries package without problem but now I'm receiving an error that I can't understand. I going to reduce my code as much as possible, sorry if it is not short enough. Main File: ...
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Why am I getting “\dictumrule undefined.” or “Undefined control sequence. \dictumrule” error?

I realize this is a bit specific, but this is the only KOMA-Script command that has consistently produced an error, and it's driving me nuts because I can't find a solution anywhere (and I'm usually ...
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can't figure out why this code won't compile

I can't figure out what is wrong with this code, it would be great if someone could help me out: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \begin{document} \def \Alt{\mathrm{Alt}} \begin{align*} ...
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\endhead in tabulary: “Undefined control sequence. \end{tabulary}”

I am using the packages tabulary, booktabs and longtable. However when using \endhead I get the stated error. \begin{tabulary}{\linewidth}{RRRR} \toprule $U$ [kV] & $\lambda$ [$10^{-11}\,$m] ...