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Code compilation problem - example on Tikz vectors

I would like to use the following code segment: Code \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{tikzpicture}[line/.style={>=latex}] \coordinate (V1) at (1, 1.3); \coordinate (V2) ...
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! Text line contains an invalid character [closed]

My Compiler gives hundreds of “invalid character” like this: > !ltext line contains an invalid character pfdlatex > 1.1 Can anyone please help me to solve this matter.
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File ended while scanning use of \textit

I tried deleting the aux file but that did not work, there is no } or $ missing. Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage[...
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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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Weird compilation error

Why is it that \[ f\langle s,t \rangle = \sum_\substack{v,w \in E \\ v \in S, w \in T}}f(v,w) \\ \] compiles for me, despite the extra }, but \[ f\langle s,t \rangle = \sum_\substack{v,w \...
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harvard-thesis template and error using bm package

I have a following problem. I use harvard-thesis package to write my thesis and I have a problem, when I want to use a package bm. Here is a minimal example. Using this code: %!TEX TS-program = ...
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How to right align content of pbox?

Lets have simple \pbox example like this: \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{pbox, calc} \begin{document} \noindent\fbox{\pbox{\textwidth}{Some text\\Text}} \end{document} Here is printed ...
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LuaTeX: tex-text at 10 pt not loadable [closed]

I am trying to use LuaTeX with Linux Biolinum. It works fine with XeLaTeX, but when I'm running LuaLaTex, it gives me the following error: ! Font \EU1/lmr/m/n/10=[lmroman10-regular]:mapping=tex-...
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Lyx and kerkis font error

I am a LyX and Ubuntu user. I am trying to use a Greek font named kerkis. I have installed the needed packages in order to enable xelatex in LyX and Greek language: texlive-xetex texlive-lang-greek ...
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Figure inside leftbar environment generates error “Not in outer par mode”

! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. I seek a solution to be able to make this figure inside leftbar environment work: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{framed} \...
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matching comment environments, no longer able to comment out text

I have a long LaTeX document and I am trying to comment out lines of text using \begin{comment} text \end{comment} and while compiling the document I have the interpreter giving out: <recently ...
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Setspace package not working

I've tried searching, and I couldn't find my answer, so I hope I'm not re-asking stupid stuff. That being said, I'm a total noob to LaTeX. As such, this question is probably ridiculous and stupid. I'...
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\subparagraph{name} not recognized in IEEEtrans document.

The information I have found on the web indicates that the \subparagraph level should be available in an IEEEtrans article. I'm using TeXLive 2009, pdflatex. The relevant preamble line: \...
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Latex can't find tabularx even though it's installed [closed]

Description of Problem When I use latexmk to compile a project to PDF I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tablularx.sty' not found. I am then prompted to "Enter file name". If I then ...
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Theorem Numbering problem - Lettered subsections

I am trying to write theorems that will number based on section and subsection. I know this is the default when you enter, for example: \newtheorem{defn}{Definition}[subsection] but when I do ...
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TeX-based solution to Google Drive sync problems

When files are stored locally in Google Drive, and sync is turned on, problems can occur when compiling a TeX file. For example, using Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 10 to build Thesis.tex, I get ...
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Undefined control sequence \eq

I am just starting using LaTeX and there's a problem I cannot solve. See, I want to make a plan so I use this code : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,landscape]{slides} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \...
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Illegal unit of measure for pdfpages package

I am having some trouble with an error message that I am receiving and was hoping that someone could provide some advice. The code is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[grid, ...
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Multiple errors when compiling standalone document

I reinstalled my Windows 7 without loosing most software (including MiKTeX) and hopefully most settings. With my new OS I can build LaTeX files with no problem (I use MiKTeX, xelatex compiler). The ...
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\int command skipped in compilation [closed]

If I am writing like this: \int_a^b or \int_{a}^{b} it skip the \int and writing only a to the power b but when I am writing only \int without limits it is showing the following error: ! Missing \...
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Missing control sequence inserted when using LuaLaTex

When I try to compile my LuaLaTex template file, I get the following error. ./fi-lualatex.toc:33: Missing control sequence inserted. <inserted text> \inaccessible l.33 ...} sectioning commands.}...
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TeXStudio doesn't recognize self-defined commands in external file

I'd like to define some tables as commands (MWE) in an external .tex file, because there are a lot of settings for them. This external file gets included in the main document by the \input{} command. ...
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Package pgfkeys Error(s)

I am searching for a solution of 5 package pgfkeys errors. I think the root of the problem is the same. Preliminary I tested if the pgfplot version is the same I have installed (v1.13) and I used in ...
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no output PDF file produced

My question is about LaTeX. My paper is written as the same as my teacher. But I can't output the PDF file while my teacher do. I am very puzzled. !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file ptmr8r): Font ...
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Stopping Texmaker from moving the cursor from current line to another place of the document in errors

I've faced numerous times that Texmaker moves the cursor from the current line to the top of the document if there is a compilation error. Is there a way to stop this functionality? EDIT: Texmaker ...
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Counter too large error with \item

I am a new LaTeX user. I already searched through the topic and I have not found an answer yet. I am using the exercise package to build a large Multiple Choice math question set complete with an ...
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Capacity exceeding error with \renewcommand

When I write the command, \in I many times need to add a \nolinebreak and so I wrote in the preamble \renewcommand{\in}{\in \nolinebreak}, but this resulted in an error message {see bellow}. I suspect ...
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Error Message - Undefined control sequence

I am using the Overleaf web site to put together an article, and this uses this code. I am getting the error I posted below and have not idea what to, any help would be great, not sure why even need ...
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Illegal Parameter with Biblatex

I am getting some Error when I try to compile my Latex File and I have no clue why. ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue.<to be read again>W ...Documentation (last accessed: ...
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PDFTeXify+preview in WinEdt 9.0

Until several hours ago, when I was clicking Shift+Ctrl+P in WinEdt 9.0, it did both the compilation and gave the preview of the pdf file. However, now it only does the PDFTeXify processing. How can ...
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Latex error: Control sequence \c_backslash_str already defined - l3str.sty

Two days ago I updated my miktex packages(using the auto update), as well as my editor (TeXstudio). After the update a document of mine simply stops rendering. On another PC of mine that wasn't ...
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Top of cover page has ??4.414 and I don't know why?

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{ {c:/User/Images/} } \usepackage{soul} %\usepackage{biblatex} \usepackage{listings} %\...
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Error while trying to left align the author section

I would like to left align the \author section in an article without using the memoir-package so that it looks like this: Author1 name Author2 name Author1 mail Author2 mail ...
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How to make Biber also print the debug information in the log file?

I've switched from BibTeX to Biber and I was struggling with some errors. During those problems (see biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong? and biber: Caught ...
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{lslide} {bbding} ERROR dvipdf

I have the following problem.When I use lslide package togeahther with bbding (to be able to use \RightHand character) I get the following error when translating from dvi to pdf. $ dvipdf random.dvi ...
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Inserting command with optional argument as optional argument Problem

If I define the following two commands: \newcommand{\TestA}[1][]{a^{#1} aaa} \newcommand{\TestB}[1][]{#1} and then call it by $\TestA[\TestB[111]]$ I get the error: "Argument of \\TestB has an ...
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! File ended while scanning use of \@xs@testcase

my script produces this error: Runaway argument? \section *{Serumnatrium} \par \ib {Zweck}{ \el { * Wasserverteilung *\ETC. ! File ended while scanning use of \@xs@testcase. <inserted text> ...
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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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What are the restrictions when using the TeX Live rpm distro?

I installed [root@magpie ~]# yum -q info texlive Installed Packages Name : texlive Arch : x86_64 Epoch : 3 Version : 2013 Release : 4.20131226_r32488.fc20 Size : 0....
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! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color model `blue'

I'm having this error message: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color model `blue'. No threads on tex.stackexchange were able to be helpul to me. I use a modified version of sharelatex.sty ...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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 that......
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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} \newcommand{\...
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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) = {\Gamma(\...
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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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strange error in \end{document}

I am using ACM template to write a paper for a conference. This is my main document structure: ..... ...... \section{Introduction} \label{sec:Introduction} \input{introduction} \section{Related Work}...