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Automatic Errors in already completed latex file

Before two month, I type my research paper using WinEdt, at the time I am not crossing any errors in commands and word text, my LaTeX file complied completely without error. But now I am opening the ...
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Missing delimiter (. inserted). error

I'm trying to type up a fairly annoying closed form, and I don't understand why it isn't letting me typeset it. The equation is this: ...
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PSTricks compilation problem

The following problems occurred a week ago. Everything was fine before and the TeX file does compile on my friends computer but does not compile anymore on mine. When I compile my TeX file I get ...
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natbib citet does not give me year for every reference

I am using package \usepackage[square,sort]{natbib} and \citet{}, which is working fine for some of my references, but for few it just gives me the authors without year... I can't see any ...
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Error when using selnolig and lua-check-hyphen: attempt to index global 'debug' (a boolean value)

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % required for selnolig \usepackage{selnolig} \usepackage{lua-check-hyphen} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} Using my two favorite lualatex packages ...
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newbie question: how to use $$ in TeXworks?

I first tired to type up some maths without using any $$. And there was a ! Missing $ inserted warning message. So I've added the $$ at the beginning and at the end of each line like this ...
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apacite not working in tex

I've been requested to change the bibliographic reference style of one of my papars to APA style, but when using the apacite command the document is not compiling. A MWE is shown below. My problems ...
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Problem with bibliography compiling

I'm using Elsevier's elsarticle class to prepare my paper. There is a problem with compiling URL in bibliography. I have inserted the url with this format in .bib file(I'm using bibtex): @misc{A23, ...
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Problems with language?

I don't know why this code doesn't work: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Teorema} ...
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Own command works not with all LaTeX distributions and LaTeX document classes

A new defined command (see below) works on my windows with MiKTeX 2.9 and on a Mac with MacTeX. On another windows (running in a Mac) with an absolute fresh installed MiKTeX and on the same Mac in Mac ...
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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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Coloring tables without xcolor, colortbl and tabu while using listings package

currently, I want to color my tables. However, presumably since I'm using the listings package, I can't apply the abovementioned packages, as they totally mess up the default table looks (lines ...
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Problem with Dense distribution

What is poisson.sty? and how can i fix this problem because I want to run the below code but there is an error ( poisson.sty not found) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{poisson} ...
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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty

When I try to compile my paper I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `mathtools.sty' not found. Other packages are successfully found and automatically installed, but mathtools.sty is not. I just ...
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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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Tikz code not working in LyX but working in pure Tex

I'm trying to add a TikZ picture in my LyX document. To do this, I organize the TikZ tex code in Texmaker (a friend sent me a tikz code model in a .tex file) and then I copy it to a ERT in LyX (making ...
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Tex capacity exceeded by using renewcommand to add arguments into a list

I was working on a small macro in which I create a \newcommand with two arguments. The second argument is just a name. I want to use this \newcommand more than once and at the end I would like to have ...
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How to Use BOONDOX Latex Calligraphic Font

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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TL update affects fixme handling of options?

A few hours ago, the following code worked fine (albeit in a larger document): \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{xkvltxp} ...
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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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How to properly expand an argument to the \url or \path macro?

In the following MSE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \newcommand{\rootDir}{\$ROOTDIR} \newcommand{\myDir}{my/dir} \newcommand{\makeFilePaths}[3]{% ...
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Beamer: Column Env

I could not find why column environment is not working. Here is MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column \begin{itemize} \item Conduction \item ...
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Post-filtering output that I can't seem to pre-filter with silence package

I have a book that was producing 20,000 lines of output to stdout when I compiled it with pdflatex. I did the following to reduce the output: \RequirePackage{silence} ...
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\label is Undefined when used in \afterpage?

I am trying to force a figure and an image to show up on the same page back to back. I read the solution of using the \afterpage which works great. Except now the \label is undefined and I cannot ...
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Mac 10.9.4 & MacTeX (Installation of .sty file)

I hope you can help. I was a fairly regular user of LaTeX, only for Open University assignments (even attended a TUG course in London!!) but have had about 18 months off and returned with a new ...
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Error adding new value to LaTeX-math-list with custom function

I am using Auctex with math mode enabled. One of my favorite features is insert \mathcal with the key sequence "[backtick] c". I decided to try and customize the variable LaTeX-math-list so I can do ...
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Can't compile with most recent version of TeX Live (2013)

I have used a tex template for my CV for years. But I recently migrated everything to a new Mac running OS 10.8.4 and the document will no longer compile. I have confirmed that the file compiles ...
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keyval error for listings/color? [closed]

When I try to compile this in my code, the compiler tells me Package keyval Error: backgroudcolor undefined. I really don't understand why it is telling me that when I know the package is installed. I ...
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tikz-cd: error stating I can only use specific letters for \arrow command, even when I use the correct letters [closed]

I am having trouble beginning to use the tike-cd package for commutative diagrams. Whenever I use the \arrow or \ar command for an arrow, I come up with the errors: "! Package tikz-cd Error: Arrow ...
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Bad Character code (256)/ \select@language{greek}

I was trying to install minted package in TeXLive. I installed it and then run sudo tlmgr update --all. It was running slow so I stopped it using Ctrl+Z in an ubuntu terminal and then I run sudo tlmgr ...
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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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Insert Figures Error: Not in outer par mode

this is my first time that i use latex but im trying to put some pngs and eps image files but i get the error "Error: Not in outer par mode. " please help. \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} ...
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Texmaker can't find my bibtex file [closed]

First of al I'm working with texmaker So I made a bibliography.bib file and I've put in in the same folder as my .tex files (I've tried making a .bib file by hand and with BibDesk, but neither ...
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Font U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I am getting this error message: (C:\Users\Δημήτρης\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9\tex\latex\esint\uesint.fd )miktex-maketfm.exe: Permission denied: C:\Users\EE49~1\AppData\Local\Temp\mik44600 ...
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“kpsewhich” error when trying to build from Textmate

I'm using LaTeX pdfTeX 3.1415926-1.40.9-2.2 on Mac OSX 10.6. When I try to build from TextMate (Ctrl+R) I get the following error: Please add the directory containing “kpsewhich” to PATH in ...
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siunitx table leading zeros

How to preserve the leading zeros of the errors in a table using siunitx' S column type. \documentclass[ngerman,english]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} ...
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I get this error: pdflatex.exe: A connection attempt failed because

Good day all. I am getting this error: pdflatex.exe: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed ...
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What does the following error message mean? `Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@Keywords l.4319 \ProcessKeyvalOptions{Hyp}`

I got the following error message (Setup: Ububtu 14 LTS, TeXmaker, TeX Live 2013/Debian, pdfLaTeX): log-file says: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@Keywords l.4319 ...
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\choose in \frac doesn't work

I'm trying to type following: \sum_{i=1}^{m}\frac{1}{{n-1} \choose {|A_i|-1}} \leq 1 But complier alerts: Package amsmath Warning: Foreign command \atopwithdelims; (amsmath) \frac ...
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Issues when including matlab code in Latex

I am currently trying to implement my Matlab-Code into TeX. Weird enough, when programming a minimum working example, everything works pretty fine. However, when I use my real document, I only get ...
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cannot determine size of graphic in (no boundingbox) pdf images

I know that this may seem duplicated. But the problem is my code is running perfectly on my laptop. I just got this new PC in my office. Installed MiKTeX and then TeXmaker. And now that I'm running ...
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Latexian- difference live preview and pdf export in error reporting?

I edit lecture slides for work and while the editor in the office runs on Linux (Kile), for home office I use Latexian. I noticed that I can get perfect live previews in Latexian without any ...
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when i was running my thesis following problem raised please help me

I was doing my article in latex it is showing the following error. Can any one help me? Package keyval Error: compat2 undefined. \ProcessOptionsKV[p]{Gm}
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Spanish.ldf error

I just installed MiKTeX 2.9 x64 on my windows 8.1 laptop. I use Texmaker as a TeX editor. I'm trying to compile a document with these packages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to draw Latex multiple bar chart with error bar

Can someone help me with putting error bars on multiple bar graphs. This is what I currently have and it doesn't look any good, so far :( \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ x tick label ...
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Undefined control sequence when including pdfpages package

Problem: I try to include the following packages in my .tex file: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pdfpages} For this I get the following errors: thesis.tex (line 186) Undefined control sequence ...
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Errors in table, missing \endgroup inserted <inserted text> \endgroup

Below is the latex example i am working on, it should generate two tables. One table with two columns, the other table is just one column. And i have a software program it makes any word in the table ...
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Why does TexWorks in MikTex only compile documents from a single directory? [closed]

Using Portable MikTex on a Windows7 machine, my document compiles only when I save the document in my c:\users\temp folder. If I save the same file to my thumb drive e.g. G:\useraa\downloads\drafts\ ...
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Undefined control sequence in TikZ braces

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1] \foreach \i[count=\t from 0] in {16,...,23} { \path (\t+0.25,1) ...
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Undefned control sequence problem

I am typing \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,fleqn,leqno,oneside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\R}{\mathds{R}} \begin{document} \title{M} \author{Y} \date{September 4, 2014} ...