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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? ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown option `francais'

I recently updated my Operating system from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. Since then, I am facing difficulties compiling my tex code in which the french babel package is called. Please note that all ...
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md-chr7y source file could not be found

I am trying to build a document with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. It seems to be the used font on the title page. The error is as follows: miktex-makemf: The md-chr7y source file could not be ...
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Strange endgroup errors and enumerate errors are everywhere

I am writing a document. Problem with equations After I tried to put two equations into the document, LaTeX started giving me a whole bunch of errors such as: \begin{document} ended by ...
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How to ignore undefined references (e.g. when temporarily commenting out whole chapters)?

I'm working on a fairly large document, and compilation times are somewhat annoying. My general workflow is to use: latexmk in continuous mode to compile the document (pdflatex), and rubber-info on ...
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How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt?

I have a problem " How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt ? And my MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \luaexec{ tp=tex.print ...
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Longtable not working

so I'm trying to create a longtable over several pages - however it doesn't produce it over two pages when it compiles. Can anyone help me out? Thanks in advance! \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Why can't I compile the simplest TeX file of only 6 lines?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[adobefonts]{ctex} \usepackage[os=win]{menukeys} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \end{document} The simplest TeX file above cannot be compiled with ...
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LaTeX Error-Missing Begin Document

Below is the LaTeX code for which I am getting the LaTeX error missing \begin document{}. How can I resolve this error? \documentclass{acm_proc_article-sp} \usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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Trace problematic citation in BibLaTeX

I already found some entries concerning the same general problem (here, here, and here) but none of them helped me to solve my problem. I am compiling my literature list into a pdf using BibLaTeX ...
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what's probably the error?

Can anyone help me with latex.. This is my main report I was entering reference for report and its giving me error in bibliography \documentclass[fleqn,12pt]{report} \bibliographystyle{ieeetran} ...
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Citation link not split for page break, again

I have stumbled over a rare case of the notorious \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink error on an up to date system (Ubuntu 14.10, hyperref 6.83m). It occurs if all of ...
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Wrap natbib macros \citep and \citet

How can I patch the natbib commands \citep, \citet and the like? I have tried xparse (MWE below), etoolbox (the \pretocmd and \apptocmd commands) and xpatch (the \xpretocmd and \xapptocmd commands) ...
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\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink

I started using showkeys in one of my documents and see this error \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink A bit of google suggests that this "happens when hyperref is ...
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An equivalent of -file-line-error for warnings

The -file-line-error command line flag for tex, latex, etc., is very effective. When you have a large project with plenty of files, the error message indicates very clearly not only the line number, ...
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Why does Lualatex crash after a recent update?

After updating packages of MiKTEX 2.9 lualatex stopped working. I execute this code: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[] at (0,0) {A}; ...
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Why is adding \usepackage{physics} causing an error with \let\left\relax

The following small MWE gives an error, TeX Live 2014 \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{physics} \let\left\relax \let\right\relax \begin{document} $\frac{a^2 ...
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Windows API error 5: “Access is denied” when trying to compile TikZ picture

I installed PGF but are unable to compile the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) --(1,2); \end{tikzpicture} ...
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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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pdfLatex error compiling [closed]

Hello I have the following error: "\documentclass[a4paper]{article}" % This file was converted to LaTeX by Writer2LaTeX ver. 1.2.1 % see http://writer2latex.sourceforge.net for more info ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:�\expandafter not set up for use wit h LaTeX

I'm having problem with generating pdf file from my tex file. When I use \documentclass with draft option, it generates pdf file with images as boxes without errors, so it's fine. But when I change ...
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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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Problem creating 2 subsections within the same section

I have a document Latex that contains many sections. In a given section I want to create two subsections that contain each different subparagraphs. I don't know why I get an error when compiling it (! ...
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Problems with endfloat package

A minimal example using the endfloat package fails to compile. Before filing a bug report with the maintainer, please, could you take a look if I'm using it correctly? Perhaps you know a workaround? ...
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natbib package error

I have been using the regular \cite command for my citations all the time. But now I used the 'natbib' package and instead used \citep and \citet, but this keeps giving me errors in the natbib.sty ...
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Why does BaKoMa sometimes keep working on LaTeX MS despite errors, and sometimes stop?

BaKoMa is my favorite WYSIWYG LaTeX editing software. Sometimes it keeps running despite errors in the .tex manuscript. Sometimes it quits---there is not "r" code. Why does it run sometimes and why ...
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siunitx: why is there a value in \num{} with empty argument?

I accidentally stumbled upon the following Problem: If I use the \num command of the siunitx package and leave the argument empty like \num{}, I get a value in my pdf output and it seems to ...
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Package xthesis [closed]

\usepackage{xthesis} error messages: command\properpagestyle already defined. ...yle{myheadings}\markboth{}{}\markright{}} command\dedication already defined.{\vfill\end{center}} This errors ...
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Forest causing PdfLatex to run out of memory

I asked this question almost a year ago but did not have much luck. MikTex's PDFLaTeX has been updated since, but the error is still there: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]. Full ...
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Reference title does not show properly

My latex file works fine until I inserted an algorithm to the document. Then the tile of the bibliography did not show up properly. \documentclass[ijoc,nonblindrev]{informs3} ...
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Why do I get this error when using listings' Algol language, and how can I fix it?

Using the listings package, I am trying to extend an existing language definition (Algol) with an additional keyword. It seems to be working (I get a desired result), but it produces an error during ...
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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 in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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Nil value error in LuaTeX when \bullet is replaced with text

I'm trying to draw a spectral sequence using luasseq, and getting the following error message: LuaTeX error /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/scripts/luasseq/luasseq.lua:377: attempt to index field ...
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“fatal error occurred, no output pdf produced”

I am trying to run my LaTeX file but it keeps coming up with the message above. All I tried to do was insert an equation and it all of a sudden happened. I haven't got the pdf open and my document ...
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No output using MetaUML and emp

I tried using MetaUML to create UML diagrams for my LaTeX file, but for some reason, I do not get an output. Still, TEXnicCenter 2.02 (64bit) compiles without error. I already tried a previous ...
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\end{enumerate} error

\documentclass[14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage{lineno} \linenumbers \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{sectsty} ...
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Fira Sans font package errors

Why do I get errors when loading the Fira Sans font package (e.g. \usepackage[thin]{FiraSans}) or when using the built-in font selection macros (e.g. \firaextrabold), except when using medium or ...
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includepdf does not find file with comma

I am already using grffile to ensure that all files are found on the file system (windows 7), but now I have an example where the second file is not found. \documentclass[]{scrbook} % \usepackage[% ...
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'Illegal parameter number' error using underbrace in QCircuit environment

Using QCircuit, the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{qcircuit} \usepackage{braket} \begin{document} \Qcircuit @C=0.5cm @R=.2cm { \lstick{\ket{0}_n} & ...
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How can I define a macro, so that is does not have to be preceded by \protect in headings, captions etc.?

I tried to define a macro myself, which outputs different strings according to the input variable (like select-case statements in other programming languages). The problem: If I use the code in ...
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Why many BibTeX styles under LyX don't work?

I'm testing a well-formatted bib file with a single entry, @misc{various_authors_main_2015, title = {Main {Page}}, copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License}, url = ...
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Kile script that processes TeX output

If one creates a .tex document in Kile, and compiles it, one can use the Log and Messages mode to generate a list of errors, this list filters out the "noise" that ships with the pdflatex (and other) ...
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Getting started with cls file

I am a newbie with LaTex, and today I need to start with CPE journal. I downloaded their document guidelines, which included a CLS, a TEX, a PDF and readme file. (you can get it from: ...
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How to insert commas as value of \addtotoc in \includepdf command?

I would like to include an external PDF file into my document, using the pdfpages package. Here is my root file which works fine: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{pdfpages} ...
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File ended while scanning use of \newrgbcolorx

I am working on a LaTeX document for poster presentation. I use: Mac Version 10.8.5 and TexShop version 3.50. The code I use is here: \documentclass[portrait,a0,final]{a0poster} ...
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Add space between table and text

I'm trying to add some space between my table and the text but the command \setlength{\textfloatsep}{2cm} is not working ¿What is the problem? This is my code: ...
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Missing font for friggeri cv (despite installation)

For my cv I'm using the friggeri-cv template, which was already was reason for serveral threads here. The template is heavily build on HelveticaNeue, which is installed on my system ...
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problem running document with IEEEtran class

I have installed miktex and winedt on my laptop. when I am trying to compile my files the below errors are appeared. Basically, I am sure that there is nothing wrong with my files since I can run and ...
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Including Graphics: Only working for some images

In LaTeX I am unable to compile all of the graphics. I have two pdf files that I want to compile. The one file works fine with \includegraphics{file} while the other returns the message: "File "y" not ...