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You can't use `\eqno' in math mode [closed]

Pls help me! I got some error message in TeXniCenter about this equation. I tried to look for errors in parentheses, but could not find. \begin{equation} ...
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MLA Package and Thumbpdf

I'm currently trying to set up a template for MLA format. There's one warning that never goes away, however: Package thumbpdf Warning: Thumbnail data file `Project*Name.tpt' not found. Does ...
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Cant open .pdf file after saving .tex file [closed]

I simply can't open a .tex file I wrote and saved as a .pdf file. Here is what I wrote: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Undefined control sequence \reset@newl@bel

\relax \reset@newl@bel \select@language{english} \@writefile{toc}{\select@language{english}} \@writefile{lof}{\select@language{english}} \@writefile{lot}{\select@language{english}} ...
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ERROR: Please use \mathaccent for accents in math mode

Why do I get an "ERROR: Please use \mathaccent for accents in math mode." for the following code? \[c=439 450\times10^6\frac{\mathrm{millimètre}}{\mathrm{seconde}}\] I am guessing ...
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latexmk pointing to a line of code with an error that I don't see [closed]

When trying to compile my code, latexmk keeps hitting me with an undefined control sequences. I have checked above, below, and the line it says is causing the issue, but I don't see anything wrong. ...
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Updating packages in TeXLive 2011

I have TeXLive 2011 distribution on my Windows 7. I haven't updated it before. I downloaded it as an iso file. Anyway, I tried to use the mdframed package in an example document like below: ...
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Strange error in my table

I need help with an error: \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{@{}ccp{8cm}@{}} \toprule Valor DOP & Calificación & Descripción \\ \cmidrule(c){1-1}\cmidrule(c){2-2}\cmidrule(p){3-3} ...
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Help! How to get the PDF-File? Error & Warnings lead to no pdf-file

I have a big problem. I am writing my phd thesis and started to use latex recently. I developed some basic skills that helped out me most time. But at the moment I dont know how to solve the problem. ...
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Error with hrule

So I'm trying out this code from here, but I keep getting this image: What is happening? I copy-and-pasted the code.
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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 Error: Missing \begin{document}

I am doing an empirical work on STATA and I used the command sutex in order to obtain the LaTeX code for summary statistics tables. I am just copying and pasting it on TeXworks (pdfLaTeX file) as said ...
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Texmaker - Where to type 'H' for help?

I'm trying to resolve an error in my latex document. The box at the bottom of texmaker says: Type H <return> for immediate help. Where exactly do I type this? I tried typing 'H' at the end of ...
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Why is pdfpages' addtotoc option giving me «Illegal parameter number in definition of \AM@temp» error message?

I am trying to add a few pdf pages in my LaTeX file and have them shown in the table of contents. My file is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Strange temporary compilation error

I get a very weird "error" just momentarily when I compile my document but when the compilation is finished it disappears and I have no errors or warnings. As you can see the "error" is huge and it ...
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“Undefined Control Sequence” error for several lines

I get "undefined control sequence" error message for several lines: "undefined control sequence" (after "\pagebreak", where I pressed ENTER for an empty line), "undefined control sequence \section", ...
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Placing the rows in tables

I have code for creating a table but I came up with a problem: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, twoside]{Thesis} % Paper size, default font size and one-sided paper \graphicspath{{./Pictures/}} % ...
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XeTeX fails with undefined control sequence in texlive 2012/dev

I'm using XeTeX, and I'm trying to compile a document using the following command: xelatex mydoc.tex I'm getting the following error: ...
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Missing } inserted. <inserted text> Really struggling!

First time using Latex, I have searched the whole document for an extra { or a missing }, to no avail. \documentclass[oneside,12pt,a4paper]{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0mm} ...
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Blockarray errors

After inserting a second blockarray-environment in front of a first one I get a dozen error messages for lines where none appeared before. It seems to have to do with the inserted ...
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biber: Caught signal - SEGV - how to find the problematic bibtex entry?

I'M still trying to make biber work after switching my bibtex .tex files to UTF-8 and importing some new entries. INFO - This is Biber 1.9 INFO - Config file is '/Users/myname/.biber.conf' INFO - ...
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biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong?

I switched my .bib files to UTF-8 encoding and want to use biber for creating my bibliography (up to now I used bibtex). Currently, I do not get a bibliography for my thesis in the pdf, so I'm trying ...
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What is causing undefined control sequence

I'm getting this error: Undefined control sequence 1.67 ....ideology function $v_1 : A \to \R$, that represents.... which is from: $v_i : A \to \R$ And this is my header: ...
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Why my LaTeX doesn't compile?

In my preamble, you'll find: \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage[sfmath]{kpfonts} \usepackage[mathrmOrig]{sfmath} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Error while writing equation

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper, total={6in, 8in}]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Compiling multiple tex files into a single file

I was writing my masters' thesis using Latex and have written 4 chapters in 4 different .tex files. Now I wish to combine all these chapters into a single .pdf file. For this I wrote a main .tex file ...
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Error message for incomplete fonts? [closed]

Can I get TeX (and particularly LuaTeX) issue an error when a font does not contain a glyph of the required type (roman, italic, etc.) for a character in the document being processed? A particular ...
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pagebackref showing an error in article preparation

I am getting an error while using pagebackref=true. When I dont use pagebackref=true, the program works as expected. This is Central European Journal of Computer Science article. Is there any other ...
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How to rectify this error? When I used multirow tag its overlaps the next cell

\begin{tabular}{ p{2.2cm}p{2.2cm}p{2.2cm}p{7cm} } \hline \multicolumn{1}{c}{\bfseries Approach} & \multicolumn{1}{c}{\bfseries Technique Used} & \multicolumn{1}{c}{\bfseries Premise ...
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! Missing number, treated as zero. problem

I just want to have the following simple equation. But the latex told me "! Missing number, treated as zero. problem" I have no idea what's going on here \[L\mathaccent N(\mu ,{\sigma ^2})\] Error ...
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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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no Bounding Box

Using TexMaker I am compiling with PDFLaTex the following and I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in Figures/chl.png (no Bounding Box). \documentclass[draft,grl]{AGUTeX} ...
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How to create pdf with latex?

Sorry about asking a stupid question. I'm just trying to use this, but don't know anything. My problem is: I want to plot graph with python code. I run it in terminal (I'm using mac) by calling: ...
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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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\textbackslash shows error “undefined control sequence”

I am typing the equation with \textbackslash inside as follows. It displays error "underfined control sequence". Can anyone explain me what the problem is? Thanks. Here $x\in [0,\infty]^n$ ...
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Package not found while compiling my document

The package paralist.sty gave me a problem (as seen in the image below): This occurred every time I compile my document, please can you provide a feedback?
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Debugging bibtex

I am using a home-made thesis template available here. The example is using plain bibliography style, I need apa though. After writing a few pages of introduction and changing the style, I get the ...
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Undefined control sequence argument [closed]

\begin{algorithm} \SetKwData{Candidates}{candidates} \SetKwData{Links}{links} \SetKwData{Visited}{visited} \SetKwData{URL}{URL} \SetKwData{TraversalDepth}{traversalDepth} ...
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etex.sty not found!

I copy .tex file from MikTeX to Scientific Word; in MikTeX, everything is fine; but in SW, I got etex.sty not found. error. I copy the file stex.sty from MikTeX to SW; then I go the following error ...
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! LaTeX Error: Environment execsummary undefined

I just need help with this problem that I couldn't find the right answer for about a month now. execsummary is my file name and this it the code in this file: \begin{execsummary} Write your ...
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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} ...
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'slashbox.sty' not found [duplicate]

I am not the best when it comes to working with programs like LaTeX and I am unable to open a .tex document, or rather 'LaTeX it' since it keeps coming up with this error. I have downloaded ...
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Does Winedt 6.0 jump to the line with error?

Is it possible for Winedt 6.0 to highlight the line with error? How may I turn such feature on? EDIT: Thank you for your help! My settings are the same as default, so the problem seems to be that I ...
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\newline causing TeX capacity exceeded error

I'm rigging up some code so that I get the references cited on a slide displayed directly in the footline of my beamer presentation, and I've run into an error that mystifies me. The code I have ...
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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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“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? ...