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Illegal pream-token in tabular

I'm having trouble constructing a tabular environment and compiling it with pdflatex. Here's what I'm trying to do: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} ...
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Can't install LyX through package installer [closed]

There once was a question that popped up and was closed without an answer...well, I have the same problem, and the same amount of answers as Iszi. LyX & MiKTeX installation problems on Windows 7 ...
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The system cannot find the file specified (error) [duplicate]

I have been using Windedt with Texlive since many days. But I stopped using it for a while, and when I now compile a tex file, its giving error "The system cannot find the file specified". I don't ...
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Font not loadable [closed]

I don't have much experience with font usage, so I'm a bit perplexed about this error that I'm getting. The following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Double subscript error with \newcommand?

Disclaimer: I know of Defining a newcommand with sub- or superscript and avoiding "double subscript" error but this only gives a work-around, but no explanation to my question. Here's a ...
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PGFPlots error “Dimension too large” when plotting .csv data

I did search on here for a solution and I did read the manual, but i couldn't find an answer (or at least one that I understood). I am plotting some data in a .csv file and for some reason when the x ...
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I can't find file “gbsnuf9”

I'm generating one chinese report and getting following error. Part of my code: \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} ...
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Double subscript error using tensor package

I have been attempting to typeset tensors using the tensor package and have come across an error when attempting to create subscripts on the subscripts of my tensors. An example of this would be the ...
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“! Missing number, treated as zero.” error in an array

\documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} % change later to \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Underfull \hbox badness 10000 \textbf

Simple code (new to LaTeX). Receiving these errors: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 13--14 Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 15--26 Underfull \hbox (badness ...
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Static analysis of LaTeX documents?

For programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java and so on there always exist some kind of static analysers, tools that check the sourcecode for unreachable code, unused variables, memory leaks and ...
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Error using Minted for syntax highlighting in custom document class

I am writing Master thesis in LaTeX and want to use minted package for source code syntax highlighting. I have installed it successfully and minimal example from minted documentation works just fine. ...
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Undefined Control Sequence. 1.60 \@writefi

Im having this weird error that says: Underfined Control Sequence. 1.60 \@writefi I can press [s] on the command line and the message is ignored, and the code still runs ... What can be causing ...
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Tex capacity exceeded sorry input stacksize=5000

I am getting this error while trying to build my tex file. As soon as I include the cleveref package, I get this error and it shows cleveref.sty with the cursor at the bolded part of the file. ...
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knitr problem after update to R 3.0.0

I just updated R to 3.0.0. I couldn't compile PDF from my .Rnw file, which I could do with R 2.15. Here is the error I got: ! Undefined control sequence. l.192 \SweaveOpts ...
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BibLaTeX and babel - strange errors

I' m writing my MA thesis using LaTeX + BibLaTeX for bibliography. Sadly it seems that BibLaTeX paired with babel results in a number of strange errors: \extraspolutonikogreek ...unct ...
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“!Missing $ inserted.” when using svn $Id$ keyword substitution

I'd like to to surface subversion revision numbers for use in the contents of my document. svninfo and svn packages rely on svn keyword substitution to accomplish this, but I get this error when I ...
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Unicode char \u8:动 not set up for use with LaTeX [duplicate]

I m generating one chinese report and getting following error. Unicode char \u8:动 not set up for use with LaTeX. i m using including following packages. \usepackage[LGRx,T1]{fontenc} ...
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control package not found

I'd like to control the LaTeX Error File fictitiuspack.sty not found, for example. This is a MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fictitiuspack} \begin{document} Hello world \end{document} ...
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Undefined control sequence from template

I have problem with my template. Whenever I want to include one of object from my template it gives me a problem; Undefined control sequence My file.tex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Using {tabu} to make thick table lines in header generates errors

I want to place a thick vertical line next to my page number in the header of every page. I have chosen to build a small table and add the line to it. It works fine, until I add the option (part of ...
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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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“Display math should end with $$” error

I'm trying to write math in a code listing, like so : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin[mathescape]{lstlisting} $\infty$ \end{lstlisting} \end{document} I get ...
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Undefined \printindex

tex/.../supp-pdf.tex tex/.../supp-mis.tex loading : Context Support Macros / Miscellaneous (2004.10.26) ) loading : Context Support Macros / PDF (2004.03.26) ) tex/latex/hyperref/nameref.sty) ! ...
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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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LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item [closed]

I am writing my thesis using a LaTeX template. When I tried to import my references, I got the following errors when I texifyed my thesis.tex: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) The ...
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xdvi not showing pages of tex file

I am using the commands: latex <filename>.tex xdvi <filename>.dvi The document is compiling fine but in the xdvik viewer only the first page is visible. I am unable to understand why is ...
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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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Why is LaTeX telling me I have an error to do with @Arabic and c@page? [closed]

I don't understand why LaTeX is giving me this error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@Arabic \c@page l.1 ...berline {1}Introduction}{\@Arabic \c@page }
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Long LaTeX file causes a strange error [closed]

I have a long LaTeX article (1000 lines, single file) which also has a lot of figures and a few tables. \documentclass[english]{egpubl} ...
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\endcsname and multiply-defined labels. [closed]

I am fairly new to latex but have written a few documents using it, with no major errors. I am currently writing my dissertation and after inserting a figure I generate an error. Here is the code ...
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LaTeX Error: File `isodate.sty' not found [closed]

I just started to use LaTeX and I have the following error running the blank university template using TeXworks: ! LaTeX Error: File `isodate.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, ...
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pdflatex “Required Page Does Not Exist” error with beamerarticle

I have several beamer tex files and need to create a manual (using beamerarticle) that incorporates all of the beamer files (with their notes) as one document. The original basis of the articlebeamer ...
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help in finding errors

I have written this code, but it does not come out as pdf. I need help in find errors or maybe the problem is in my acrobat reader. This is the code \documentclass{article} ...
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Latex: conflict titlesec and tikz packages [duplicate]

I am using the IEEEtran class and I also call in my preamble the titlesec and tikz packages. If tikz is not called my code runs fine. Otherwise, (when calling the tikz package) I am given this error ...
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LaTeX error when using Lyx: Bad mathchar (32768) [closed]

I have been getting this error message when ouputing my LyX document: Bad mathchar (32768), with the following explanation: "A mathchar number must be between 0 and 32767. I changed this one to ...
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Fragile error on robust command using relsize

I created a supposedly robust command through \DeclareRobustCommand{\plusplus}{\relsize{-3}{++}} that modifies some ++ sign, and I use it in the document. However, when I use the \relsize and the ...
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Error: ! Font \csname\endcsname=psyr at 10.95pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I'm a LaTeX beginner and I tried to compile a LaTeX document without results. The error displayed is: Couldn't find `ps.cfg' miktex-maketfm: No creation rule for font psyr. ! Font ...
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Unknown graphics extension: .eps with epstopdf [duplicate]

Well, this is just an explanation about how I solved this problem. I was trying to include an EPS file. 1) First of all you need the epstopdf package. There are a lot of discussion about that, but ...
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I can't save a tex file [duplicate]

I'm really new to Texmaker but I already know the basics. The problem is that I can't even save my file, so I can't compile it. It says The file could not be saved. Please check if you have write ...
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Using 'caption' package with 'thesis' class - undefined control sequence [closed]

I am trying to compile my PhD thesis. It worked a while ago (a few months or so) but something has somehow changes since then because I get an undefined control sequence error relating to the ...
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Impossible to save LaTeX file in Texmaker on Windows

Yesterday, I downloaded the latest version of MiKTeX and Texmaker and started using XeLaTeX. Today, I am no longer able to compile or save any .tex file. When I try to do so, a message pops up: “The ...
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Strange error when combining Beamer, Animate, Tikz and Listings

I'm working on some slides where I show how code is actually executed in Java. Therefore I'm working with the animate package to generate animations. Without going into details, I've written a macro ...
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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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Problem using align* using [ ] and ( ) [closed]

i'm having trouble with align* when i'm using any type of parenthesis. Here is the code: \begin{align*} V_o^\prime &= A(V_2^+ -V_2^-) \\ &= ...
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How to put label and voltage on same object in CircuiTikZ?

If I type the following code there is no problem: \begin{circuitikz}[american] \draw (0,0) to[R, l^=$R_4$, v=$V_1^+$, -*] (0,2) --(0,4); \end{circuitikz} But the polarity is not the one I need. And ...
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Inputenc error with spanish

I'm currently writing my final thesis in TeXstudio and for a better organization I'm writing each chapter in a different text file. I'm also writing in Spanish and as far as I know, the inputenc ...
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! Improper \halign inside $$'s [duplicate]

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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! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=30000]

Below is part of my code. \documentclass[11pt,table,a5paper]{article} \usepackage{array,ragged2e} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[framemethod=TikZ]{mdframed} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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cases environment inside an array

LyX is giving a lot of error messages for my Latex code which runs in other places. \[ \begin{array}{rl} p_{Y \mid H_1}(y \mid H_1) & = f_X(g^{-1}(y))\left| \dfrac{dg^{-1}(y)}{dy} \right| \\ \\ ...