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Best approach to detect whether hierarchy of sectioning commands is respected?

Is there a package that checks whether each subsection lies in a parent section, each subsubsection lies in a parent subsection, etc. and issues a warning or error otherwise? Not to my knowledge, but ...
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Errors in passing a previously concatenated string to foreach

Motivation While attempting to answer Pie chart with values as angles not percent, I stucked on passing a string to a foreach. The context To makes things clear, I briefly introduce the context. ...
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Undefined control sequence \end{frame} [closed]

I'm having trouble woking with this code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Class options include: notes, notesonly, handout, trans, % ...
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Getting strange misplaced \noalign error

I'm trying to add a horizontal line to my document, like so: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage, graphicx, url} \usepackage{dsfont} \begin{document} $ \mathds{C}$ \hline \end{...
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adjustbox and lstnewenvironment

I'm trying to use adjustbox to make a frame around listings (I know that listings itself can do this, but its implementation produces sub-optimal results when the line heights are not equal throughout ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found on Ubuntu 10.04.2

I have install $ sudo apt-get install texlive-full on Ubuntu 10.04.2 but when I run I got this error about adjustbox. ! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found Is there anyone know how to ...
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How to use the \L command in LaTeX

While Using the command \L in LaTeX Error Display: latex error mathcal allowed only in math mode
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LaTex error : ! LaTeX Error: Command \ecircumflex unavailable in encoding T1

I get a trouble in compiling LaTex. I used Texlive and Texmaker(in Xubuntu 13.04) for writing LaTex, the error says : LaTeX Error: Command \ecircumflex unavailable in encoding T1. note that in window ...
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bigfoot - Dimension too large (I can't work with sizes bigger than about 19 feet.) [closed]

My MWE is below. I can produce the following output in nonstopmode... ... but I see these errors in the log: ! Dimension too large. \FN@normaloutput ...\tw@ \fi \fi \ifdim \FN@vsize ...
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Compiling a given latex file

I'm trying to compile BPI.tex here because, as you can see, the given compiled file has the lower end of each page cut off. The problem is: I get lots of "undefined control sequence" errors but if I ...
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How to easily determine the full name of the latex file when a build error occurs?

I have recursive makefiles that I run to build my large tree which has many 100's of latex files (I use latex for everything). These makefiles travel the tree and build pdf's and generate HTML files ...
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Expansion of commands in errmessage

When I run \documentclass{article} \def\pet{dog} \errmessage{My \pet\ is {sick}} \begin{document} My \pet\ is {sick}. \end{document} the error message is: My dog\ is {sick}. but the PDF ...
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XeLaTeX problem? Undefined control sequence.

I'm new to LaTeX. I downloaded a template for making a CV. here It says to be compiled with biber and XeLaTeX Im trying with xelatex vc_10.tex but always getting errors, fixed them by searching ...
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void-variable latex-mode-abbrev-table

I'm using auctex + Emacs(OSX) Problem: If I open an LaTeX file, it works right. But if I open an plain tex file, it complains. Debugger entered--Lisp error: (void-variable latex-mode-abbrev-table) ...
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Weird “\bfseries invalid in math mode” problem

I am compiling an Appendix file as part of my report. I have the file complete and the funny thing is when I compile the main file, it works fine, but if I make a mistake that somehow leads to '...
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Conflict between TikZ and *.cls file

I am attempting to convert a document from one class to another. In the original class, I am able to use TikZ and PGFPlots for my graphics. However, in the new class, I receive the following error: ...
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Nodes near coords gives Undefined Control Sequence

I have the following example of a graph. I want to place the items in the table "Restart" next to the nodes. Everything works until I add "nodes near coords", I get a bunch of errors saying "Undefined ...
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xstring substitution with font commands fails in error

I want to substitute some spaces with normal font \dots in between name parts typeset in \ttfamily. Below example works except for the commented part which fails miserably with the error: TeX ...
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Temp file fails verification every time I try to update MiKTeX [closed]

I have been using TeX for two years now, mostly as a replacement for Word. I'm an academic and I like the typesetting capability, especially when I need to use math, but am not an advanced user. I ...
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Multi-line text retrieved from file via \input, within a newcommand declaration, passing newly declared command as argument of standard letter class

I have put together a minimum working example consisting of a number of files mwe.tex % instance of personal letter address.tex % full address of individual being addressed in mwe.tex C:\LocalTeX\...
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How to mitigate “same number of coordinates” error?

I have a rather complicated pgfplots graph mixing const plot with ybar stacked and it doesn't like the data sets I am importing due to coordinate mismatch. However the graphs are correct and exactly ...
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Use of \cals doesn't match its definition \calscommand

The following minimal working example employs a cals table in the document environment and works fine: \documentclass{article} %document encoding \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %geometry \...
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errors: esami package short answer questions

I am using the esami package to make a short answer exam. According to the documentation, I can use the following code in the variants file: This is the eachtest.tex file. \begin{problem} This is ...
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pdflatex nonstopmode with TikZ stops compiling

I compiled a TikZ code using pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode. Depending on code errors, compiling stops. I want to know what went wrong. Let me show you two cases, both of which involve a code error ...
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MiKTeX’s LuaLaTeX and minitoc: “I can't write on file …mtc”

When compiling the code below with LuaLaTeX I get the error: "I can't write on file 'test.mtc'". Any ideas on how to resolve this? (Btw, the file test.mtc is there and contains the word "Contents") \...
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I can't get LaTeX to recognize the Venndiagram package even though TeX Live says the package is installed [closed]

I am new to using LaTeX, I have not figured out how to properly install a package yet. I believe this is my issue, if someone could help guide me through the proper way of doing so I would appreciate ...
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Strange “missing \item” problem in enumerate [closed]

According to this website, the following should work: \begin{enumerate}[I] \item foobar \end{enumerate} Yet, I always get the same error, with any of the [] options: ! LaTeX Error: Something's ...
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Undefined control sequence \pgfmath@

Why does the following code give me this error message? Error ERROR: Undefined control sequence. --- TeX said --- \pgfmath@dimen@ ...men@@ #1=0.0pt\relax \pgfmath@ l.28 \draw (\...
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Error when compiling (pdfLaTeX)

I wrote some lines and I wanted to view the pdf, so I compiled and built but I have this error message: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) pdflatex.EXE: The memory ...
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A list of pairs in pgfkeys

Having learnt a lot about the pgfkeys package as a result of my last question, I'm now trying to do some more adventurous things. Let's say I have a command called \blob, whose value is the ...
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Disappearing Lines?

I have a strange (and serious) problem. For some reason, text that is showing up in the pdf of my file (I'm using TeXworks) ... is no longer showing up in the file itself. And when I go to the line ...
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Why does TeX attempt to insert 'missing' tokens?

"Missing \cr inserted", but it looks to me like it's already there! Missing $ inserted ... Why does TeX attempt to insert missing tokens? Why doesn't it simply throw up and die? More ...
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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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LaTeX getting “Missing } inserted” error

I'm getting "Missing } inserted" error, when compiling with pdflatex and I really don't understand why. This is occurring in a beamer frame. Maybe someone comes up with something useful. \...
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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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Runaway argument [closed]

Where is my fault here: \text{Genom att undersöka var kurvan $f_{A}(x)$ skär linjen $T=20$ ser vi att $x\approx {4.3}$ då $f_{A}(x) = 20$. Error message "Runaway argument".
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“Missing $ inserted” although I have $

I have problem with this $ \text{bredden = x \Leftrightarrow längden = 3 \cdot bredden = 3x} $ I get a Missing $ inserted error, although I have $.
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Opaque error messages given by common environments

This is a public-interest question. The title of the question Why does this error keep popping up even though I clearly fixed it? poignantly expresses a fundamental truth of LaTeX usage: sometimes ...
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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 slashbox....
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Writing multiplication dots

I try to write a multiplication dot and use \cdot, 4 = 2/cdot{2}. But I get the error message Missing $ inserted. What have I forgotten?
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Problem when using hyperref together with cleveref [duplicate]

As it says in the cleveref documentation hyperref must be loaded before cleveref. But at me I have to load at least one package between them and I would really like to know why. The not working ...
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Unable to compile TeXmaker 4.0.2 with MiKTeX 2.9

I just downloaded first MiKTex 2.9 and then TeXmaker 4.0.2. However, I am having a hard time getting it to compile. I always get the info box saying Can't detect the file name followed by the info box ...
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How to subtract both very large numbers and numbers smaller than one?

In the context of Scientific Notation Only For Large Numbers have we been looking for a way to handle large numbers, as pgfmathparse can't cope with these. The only package we could find was ...
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Ghostscript Error “undefined in H.S”

I downloaded a thesis proposal template. When I compile it no error appears, but to display dvi, I got the following error. So what is the problem and how to fix it? Error: /undefined in H.S Operand ...
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Error when using minted package and -output-directory option

I am having problem when I use the -output-directory option while I am using minted. It does not move the .out.pyg and .pyg file to the output directory and it gives me an error. I there any ...
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Error while printing chinese character

I am printing a document with Chinese and getting some errors. Below is a MWE with the character causing problems. \documentclass[11pt,table,a5paper]{article} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage{...
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Custom class causing errors [closed]

I am using a custom class for my thesis. It is causing errors whenever I try to make a chapter (the class is based on report). I have tracked down that this piece is the one causing the error: \...
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dvipng error when using htlatex on eps file. includegraphics Unrecoverable error 36096

I am hoping someone here can give me a hint about this error. I am not really sure this is latex problem, but part of the software that I am using to process the latex document. The setup is very ...
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includegraphics stopped working after including another graphic [closed]

Currently using Texmaker and using this line of code: \begin{figure}[h!] \includegraphics[scale=.5]{Figures/Blah} \caption{\label{Blah} BLAH BLAH} \end{figure} Everything worked with several other ...
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Why can I compile a tikzpicture perfectly in one chapter but not in another? [closed]

I am having trouble with including a tikz flow chart in my code. In my preamble I have included \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} and this is the flow chart: \...