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Runaway argument

The following code: \begin{align*} \lim_{u\rightarrow\infty}\frac{\psi(u)}{\overline{F_I}(u)}&=\left(\frac{\rho}{1+\rho}\right)\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}n(1+\rho)^{-n}\\ &=\left(\frac{\rho}{1+\rho}\...
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Error in tabular code generated from Excel2LaTeX

I used Excel2LaTeX to create a table in LaTeX and here is the code that gives me an error. % Table generated by Excel2LaTeX from sheet 'Sheet1' \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \caption{Add caption}...
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Troubleshooting font problems with XeTeX

When using XeTeX, I sometimes get errors like this: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `EU1/AdobeSongStd(0)/m/sc' undefined (Font) using `EU1/AdobeSongStd(0)/m/n' instead on input line 181. ...
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Can't find Metrics for opentype font; why does XeTeX need them?

I want to use an OpenType font for a document, so I'm trying to compile it with xelatex. I followed the answers on this question: How do I use an OpenType font with my LaTeX document? However, when ...
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Why does pdfLaTeX fail when I try to use `begin{lstlisting}` inside a user-defined environment?

I'm having trouble with the listings package. I can't compile the following minimal example through pdfLaTeX: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, twoside, openright, english]{memoir} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Typeset in TextMate has a PATH error

I downloaded Textmate (1.5.10) on a new MacBookPro (MacOSX 10.6.7) after using it to typeset LaTeX on my old MacBook. I saved my document folders on my new computer in the same document folder ...
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How to fix the MiKTeX bug about uni-wtal-ger / uni-wtal-get? [closed]

I encountered the exact problem as MikTeX 2.9 without list of packages in settings program. Now I figure out it may be a bug of MiKTeX. It misnamed one package. The correct package should be uni-...
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Enumerate and itemize undefined + captions not working

I am trying to recompile a document in kwrite; I previously compiled it all OK under debian squeeze about 6 months ago, but I now have an opensuse 11.2 (kwrite-4.3.5-0.1.1.x86_64). A few problems ...
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transparent package not working in LaTeX

I've been working on a document which involves the transparent package. It compiles fine with pdfLaTeX, but when I try bare LaTeX (I want to get a DVI file) it generates an Undefined control sequence ...
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Beamer Presentation compile error

I'm trying to do a presentation doing a Beamer template. I've loaded the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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kpsewhich problem after updating to “El Capitan”

I'm having this problem which was discussed in other topics, but I think I'm not following the steps to solve it correctly. Problem when compiling in Textmate: This command requires ‘kpsewhich’ ...
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Problem Compiling

Forgive me if this off topic, but I am not sure where else to ask. I have a large document of report class. It consists of various chapters, all in separate files. Everything has been going fine, with ...
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What does this error in an equation mean !missing} inserted

\\ $=\frac { { b }^{ 4 } }{ { n }^{ 4 } } \left.( \frac { { n }^{ 2 }+2n+1 }{ 4 } \right.) =\frac { { b }^{ 4 } }{ 4 } \left.( \frac { { n }^{ 2 }+2n+1 }{ 4 } \right.) } } } I have a problem ...
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PDF/Braids undefined control sequence

I'm trying to compile my script to make a simple braid diagram using the 'braids' package, using the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[a4paper, margin=2.5cm, top=4cm]{...
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! File ended while scanning use of \next. Article format

The following error File ended while scanning use of \next. <inserted text> \par appear to me when I compile the following code: How do I make compile this .tex? \...
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Compile error Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again>

Please I have no idea what's wrong with the code I've been trying everything. ./main.aux:9: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \unhbox l.9 \newlabel{tab:Correlaci\IeC {\'o}n}{{1}{...
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Error unknown function in q_0 as in q_0 [duplicate]

\begin{tikzpicture}[shorten >=1pt,node distance=2cm,on grid,auto] \node[state,initial] (q_0,q_2) {$q_0,q_2$}; \node[state] (q_1) [above right=of q_0,q_2] {$q_1$}; \node[state] (q_3) [...
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List of the most common causes and solutions to bugs compiling bibliographies in TeX

I start using the Texmaker on my home PC, when I try to run my files I get an error message from this type: INFO - This is biber 0.9.2 INFO - Logfile is 'bibertest.blg' FATAL - Cannot find control ...
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Unexpected latex error: Text line contains an invalid character

My latex started showing this error: Error | line 3|! Text line contains an invalid character. out of nowhere. Actually, it shows 100 of this errors, all in the same line. I started to investigate ...
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Turn a warning (“Unused label”) into an error

The following example, a follow-up of Give an error if I dont reference a label, generates a warning: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{refcheck} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Undefined control sequence with \delete and the changes package

I keep on getting the following error message when I attempt to compile my source code: ! Undefined control sequence Before, I was unable to compile and saw another question that had been answered ...
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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 P^{-1}\mathhat{x}&...
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I need to write the formulas in the shared link

Please help me to write the formulas in this link (from Math.StackExchange)?
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missing $ inserted error for equation

I get the missing $ inserted error for the following code: \begin{equation} C = $ \frac{2}{\omega^2N^2\mu\pia} $ \end{equation} I have tried out different changes based on Googling for this error,...
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Argument of \@item has an extra }

I get the error ! Argument of \@item has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.135 \emph{class} \bfcode{C}} when translating a LaTeX file generated by Sphinx documentation ...
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File ended while scanning use of \Gscale@box@dd

I am getting this error for a while now, and I can't seem to fix it?! Here is my code - my table won't even load because of this error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{...
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Errors when trying to use chemfig

When trying to use chemfig I get two errors.First there is a "two documentclass" error and second a "undefined control sequence \chemfig".What can be done about this? Uninstall/reinstall doesn't help.
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Error in compiling

I'm starting to use latex, my code is \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} The ...
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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={&gt;=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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Are m column type and makecell incompatible?

In preparing answer to question I was surprised that this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,makecell} \renewcommand\theadfont{\bfseries\normalsize} \begin{document} \begin{table} ...
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Questions about TEX when I try to Constuct a tablet

Excuse ME, when I try to construct a tablet in LaTeX, I got the following error message: !Missing \endgroup inserted. <inserted text> \endgroup 1.141 &...
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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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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.}...