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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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“There's no line here to end” error when pages break at unfortunate locations

I'm recieving seemingly random There's no line here to end errors at different parts in my code. At first I thought they were truly random and that I had some weird configuration error somewhere, but ...
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Missing control sequence inserted ressubheading

First-time LaTeX user here! I'm using Overleaf (used to be WriteLatex) and when trying to use one of their CV templates, I get an error without event typing a single letter in the code. Template: ...
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Unknown option `breakable' for package `tcolorbox'?

I am running TeXLive 2012 however when I run this... \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breakable]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{tcolorbox}[breakable, title=My breakable ...
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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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Why many BibTeX styles under LyX don't work?

I'm testing a well-formatted bib file with a single entry, @misc{various_authors_main_2015, title = {Main {Page}}, copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License}, url = ...
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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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LaTex error- !Paragraph ended before \split was complete

I am using amsmath package but keep getting errors with the following: \begin{split} \[ A_R&=\frac{4}{9}+\frac{20}{81}+\frac{100}{729}+\frac{500}{6561}+\dots \\ ...
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Can't use \circledast nor ^{º}

sorry if this is a simple question, but I'm new to LaTeX and I'm willing to learn. I want to write this expression: $r^{º}_{xy}[m]= \lbrace x \circledast \overline{y}^{-} \rbrace$ but I get an ...
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Auxiliary files in diferent folder TexMaker

In TexMaker I go to Quick Build and in User I write --output-directory=files. Then when I run it the auxiliary files are properly saved in the files directory but I get I couldn't open file name ...
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Starting Wiley Template

I have downloaded the Wiley Book Style template, moved the complete file to my latex folder, then extracted the zip. Upon trying to generate a PDF, using MiKTEX, for w-bksamp.tex I return the error ...
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How to edit errors instantaneously in TEX

I would like to know how to edit the errors indicated by the TEX compiler instataneously using the i option as said in wikibooks.I know that there would be no error if you edit the file and replace ^i ...
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Problem creating 2 subsections within the same section

I have a document Latex that contains many sections. In a given section I want to create two subsections that contain each different subparagraphs. I don't know why I get an error when compiling it (! ...
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Code wont't work in my version of TeX

I have this code: \documentclass[seceq]{iis} %%\documentclass[seceq,review]{iis} \subjclass{Primary 62F12, Secondary 62F05.} %A mathematical paper should be accompanied by the Mathematics Subject ...
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Debugging help, something about an end note

I am getting this error [275 ] ! Argument of \@doanenote has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.726 {citation} ? This raises a number of questions: What is causing ...
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always showing this error

From the beginning it was not working. I first checked the commands pannel in the configuration and corrected it but to no avail. I selected my file in the pdflatex in the commands panel but there was ...
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“Could not start the command.” Error message Ubuntu TeXmaker

I've been having some technical issues with LaTeX lately. I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to make a LaTeX file. Here's my code: When I press the arrow to the left of "quick build" I get: ...
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newbie question: how to use $$ in TeXworks?

I first tired to type up some maths without using any $$. And there was a ! Missing $ inserted warning message. So I've added the $$ at the beginning and at the end of each line like this ...
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Can't Get Any LaTeX Editor To Run

I just build a desktop and seem to be having issues getting LaTeX to run. Important Information: Windows 7 (64-bit) Asus Radeon R9 290 All LaTeX-related software is saved on the non-OS drive ...
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Find error in multifile document

I am receiving the following error when I try to compile my multifile document: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. l.335 Which of course happens from time to time. However, the log does not show in ...
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LaTeX: a4wide package and hungarian settings “input stack size” exceeds

I have a file that compiled on Ubuntu 12.04 and now (with Ubuntu 14.04, a fresh install, TeXLive 2013, packages from the Ubuntu repository) not. I purged the file, and I find that without a4wide ...
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Bad math environment delimiter in standalone class [duplicate]

Given a file master.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{standalone} \begin{document} \input{sub} \end{document} and a file sub.tex: \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \[ 0 ...
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\input problem 'missing $' 'extra }'

I'm writing my thesis and I'm stuck on a problem \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \input{./inc/Intro/intro.tex} When compiling I get tons of "Missing $", "Missing {", ...
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why do I get 'Undefined control sequence' for KOMAoptions?

I am trying to include A3 pages in an A4 LaTeX document (following this answer) but get the following when I run pdflatex: Chapter 1. [1{/var/lib/texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map}] [2] ! ...
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YAP: Permission denied after recompilation

Some time ago I installed MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXnicCenter 2.0 beta (64bit) and YAP 2.9.4206. Since then I've had a problem with recompiling. That is, if YAP is already running and displaying my ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX \printbibliography causes “undefined control sequence” in the proceeding line

I'm using biblatex with biber as the backend to write my document. Without \printbibliography, all the citations work perfectly well, and appear in the document, so I assume that my bibliography.bib ...
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LATEX: Error when use 'cline' in a table

I use latex to prepare exam sheets. I use the exam.cls package. In the cover page, I created a table to include the question categories and their points: \begin{table}[H] \centering \large ...
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TeXShop cannot print hello world

I'm running TeXShop on a mac. My latex environment somehow has somehow stopped working and can no longer even print hello world. Here's my complete latex document: \documentclass{article} ...
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wxmaxima latex code gives me error when I use tcolorbox package

I copy the latex code that wxmaxima gives me and I obtain minipage error The code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,oneside,spanish]{article} \usepackage[spanish,es-nodecimaldot]{babel} ...
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Error message while compiling labeled equation in align in newenvironment. It says some other labels will be lost

\newenvironment{pfof10}[1]{\vspace{1ex}\noindent{\bf Proof of Theorem $\ref{n}$}\hspace{0.5em}}{\hfill\qed\vspace{1ex}} \begin{pfof10} \\ soooooooo \begin{align}\label{part3} x&=y \\ \end{align} ...
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Thesis class file, signing page not showing up

http://grad.ucalgary.ca/current/thesis/latex-template For some reason the signing page (under Substitute List of Examiners) doesn't show up when you compile. The class file looks like this. I'm ...
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Epstopdf BoundingBox not found

Please, i need to convert some eps figures to pdf for use with pdflatex. But, i have this warning: epstopdf curve.eps ==> Warning: BoundingBox not found Have you an idea please ? Thank you ...
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MacTeX 2012 to 2013; NFSS system error, encoding scheme LGR

I used MacTeX, 2012. After I had been playing the 2013 version, I get the following error messages that have never occurred in the 2012 version: 1 This NFSS system Is not set up properly. 2 For the ...
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LaTeX 'Cannot execute this comand'

working first time with TeX, installed TexNicCenter and MikTeX. I got some .tex files which i want to convert to .pdf just to make sure everything is installed properly and it works so i can stark ...
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TexStudio gives 'Could not start command' with my custom build script

I have a custom build script build.command that runs through the build steps necessary to convert my LaTex scripts into a .pdf (e.g. makeglossaries and so on). The script works fine. However when I ...
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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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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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Updating MikTeX fails: “Windows API error 5: Acces denied.” [duplicate]

I've been using the "basic stuff" from LaTeX for slightly more than a year for university, but now I try to use a template from LaTeX Templates. When I try to compile the downloaded TeX file, I get a ...
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\spinemargin and \footskip error with memoir

I get the following errors when I am using memoir. ! Class memoir Error: \spinemargin (97.26999pt) and/or \textwidth (271.73482pt) ! Class memoir Error: \footskip (27.46295pt) is too large for ...
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Texmaker on Mac doesn't like my \section{}s [closed]

I have just made a clean install on a Mac I'm using at the moment. Everything seems good except when I compile, I have the error Missing number, treated as zero. s The error tells me that this ...
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Spacing Characters appearing in bibtex output

BibTeX has been giving me a weird output. I have the following entry in my .bib file: @book{nathanson, Author = {Melvyn B. Nathanson}, Title = {Additive Number Theory: the Classical Bases}, ...
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Error message because of eqnarray, footnotes, tables or caption?

I know this is not a minimal example, but I have to have this much code, in order to create my error. I had this error already several times and I cannot get rid of it?! I don't know where the problem ...
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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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! LaTeX Error: File `arial.sty' not found [duplicate]

i m using following command. \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage{arial} but getting error message: ! LaTeX Error: File `arial.sty' not found. How can i fix this error. Regards
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Display LaTeX code in a document [duplicate]

I have a LaTeX document in which I want to display in the main document the way a LaTeX function is used, for example: \documentclass{name} is bla bla bla the thing is that LaTeX always ...
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BibTeX can't open file `myfile.bib.aux'

I have created a document called "myfile.tex" with the following code. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} As we can see in \cite{goossens93}... \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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Latex Quit: ! Undefined control sequence. l.62 \@writef [closed]

I was updating my tutor handouts for calculus and suddenly the whole thing refuses to compile. I have no idea what is wrong or why it is saying this. All I changed were some equations and I added a ...
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XELATEX error : l.52 make_char_active:n

I am using WinEdt 7.0 in WINDOWS 7. I was trying run a tex file using XeLaTeX. The error reads as follows: ! Undefined control sequence l.52 \char_make_active:n{"20}% Please suggest on this. ...
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Error when using REVTeX 4.1

I've tried to upgrade to REVTeX 4.1 but am getting compile error even with the simplest document: \documentclass{revtex4-1} \filelist \begin{document} test \end{document} produces: ...snip... ! ...
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Getting “\andnext undefined” errors compiling latex code

When I try to use pdflatex to compile the following latex code, it throws errors: [steevmi1@phusca-L24500][21:01] [~/] % cat ./bar.tex % Created 2012-05-02 Wed 20:57 \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...