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Writing new document - log file not found

I've been writing for many months already a thesis using Latex and until not no real problem. I'm trying to write a new report, in a separate directory to my thesis, only the error I'm receiving is ...
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empty ’thebibliography' environment

I get this error and I really don't know how to handle it. I saw similar questions here and I've tried the solutions, but it didn't work. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,fleqn]{book} %{scrartcl} \...
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Overleaf compile Error

I'm new with Latex and Overleaf and Im getting a compile error without error message while compiling the following code: \documentclass[a4paper, oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage[clearempty]{titlesec} \...
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! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine until I added the following URL reference to my references.bib file. The URL reference is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of \...
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Table formatting error extra alignment tab

\begin{table}{ht} \begin{tabular}{|cc|} \hline 10g & Tryptone // 5g & Yeast extract // 5g & NaCl // 10g & Agar // 1ml & Ampicllin (100ng/ml) /hline \end{tabular} \caption{...
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TikZ Poster Turning Blank?

I was using TikZ to create a conference poster and all of a sudden, the display built into ShareLaTeX displayed a blank green page. I can't seem to attribute the sudden change to a single source. The ...
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Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Why do I get an ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue. error for this entry: @Misc{TSG-SA-WG3-44-Apr, Title = {{3GPP TSG SA WG3 (Security) meeting #44 S3-...
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Why do I only get this error on one of my computers and not the rest?

I was writing a chemistry lab report earlier and when I went to compile , I got an error I have never seen before. The error is in part of the template I use for all my papers, so I tried compiling ...
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Command + T is not working in TeXShop

The following screen comes out when I press CMD+T in TeXShop. I am using OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan.
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Error: Could not start the command pdflatex.exe

Whenever I work on TeX, first time it works normal and gives output but later it makes problems and can not give output. Mostly it gives error like this "Error: Could not start the command: C:/Users/...
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LaTeX starts the new line at different points

We need to minimize: $z=\sum_{i=1}^{15}x_i$ \\\\\\\\ Subject to:\\\\ $x_{door,1}+x_{door,4}+x_{room,A \, \geq \, 2}$ (Room $A$) \\\\ $x_{door,3}+x_{door,8}+x_{room,B} \, \geq \, 1 $ (room B) So i ...
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Undefined control sequence caption

When I compile document that has such code: \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \DeclareCaptionLabelSeparator{emdash}{~--- } \captionsetup[figure]{labelsep=emdash,font=onehalfspacing,...
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Importing a .png file into .tex file

I've been trying to input a graph into my .tex file, but it won't work. I've put the .png file in the same folder as the .tex file and a part of my code looks like: \documentclass[16pt, a4paper]{...
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Getting the error: “! Argument of \MT@res@a has an extra }.” [closed]

I'm writing a submission for an ACM conference, using the ACM's acm_proc_article-sp document class. Now, this is a document I transitioned from another document class, so the LaTeX in the body of ...
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Biber exits with “WARN - No data sources defined!”

I am trying to use biber with XeTeX. Whenever I try to run biber against my .bcf file (generated via biblatex with the biber backend properly stated), I have the following output: INFO - This is ...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn [closed]

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle \end{@...
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LaTeX 'Cannot execute this comand'

working first time with TeX, installed TexNicCenter and MikTeX. I got some .tex files which I want to convert to .pdf just to make sure everything is installed properly and it works so I can stark ...
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Error: PDF File not found after compiling

I'm using TeXmaker on a Mac. I created my .tex file. I compiled it and the editor tells me that the .log file is created and the PDF file is written. Then, when I click on view PDF, it gives me the ...
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conflicting packages -

I need help figuring out which packages are conflicting in my document. I get the error message at the lines 35 and 44: \T already defined' and \U already defined' My preamble includes: \...
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Extra } or forgotten $ with biblatex and biber

I'm relatively baffled by the behavior of the following MWE. As far as I can tell, there is nothing wrong with the .bib entries. However, trying to compile this document (biblatex v3.3 and biber v2.4) ...
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My LateX doesn't work anymore [closed]

My LateX did work the whole time without problems. Now I just started my project and it didn't work anymore and i don't know what is wrong. I use TeXmaker and I installed TeXLive and MikteX. The ...
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\scalebox doesn't compile

I want to scale down an equation and after trying lots of examples found on the internet I still cannot compile or see what is wrong. My code looks like: \usepackage{graphicx} .... \scalebox{0.7}{ \...
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LatexIt not rendering properly

I've been trying to figure out how latexit works, however, when I enter this simple piece of code, I get a long message of different errors as "LaTeX Error Bad environment delimiter", "You can't use `\...
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\subsection{$\x_0$} and undefined control sequence

I have \subsection{$\x_0$} in my document and it doesn't compile because of error undefined control sequence. Why is that?
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Error when using eps2pgf [closed]

I am trying to convert an eps file to pgf code, using the Java command line tool Eps2pgf. I have an eps file called cuspsurface, which is saved in the same folder as Eps2pgf. When I enter the line ...
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How to skip latex error and generate document

I am trying to generate image formula from latex (Formulas given by a third side). First of all i am writing a tex document, like: \documentclass[12pt,border=5pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Error about paper PDF file [closed]

I am trying to upload an article (written using LaTeX) on the website of a IEEE conference. The error I get when uploading is the following: The paper PDF file cannot be accepted: The paper is a ...
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BibLaTeX not working with MikTeX, TeXMaker [closed]

I am using the latest version of both MikTeX and TexMaker (fresh install about two weeks ago). I am getting very frustrated because I am completely unable to use BibLatex in any of my documents. Here'...
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Errors (1) missing \endcsname, (2) TeX capacity exceeded when including audio with media9

I'm trying to include sound clips in my .tex file. In a minimal file, I have no problems: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \section{Lyd} \includemedia[...
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“I found no \citation commands while reading myFile.aux”

I'm trying to compile myFile.tex, a program which draws on bibtex and biber \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[style=authoryear,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{...
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LaTeX program isn't working and I need help

\begin{document} \maketitle \pagebreak \section* {question 1} A set S along with a binary operator $\star$ to be a group means that given any two elements x and y that belongs to set S "combines" to ...
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Error 32512 (driver return code)

I'm using XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 I'm creating tex file using PHP and storing it on linux server. [ex: abc.tex] Then creating .sh file with command to execute *.tex file using xelatex [ex:...
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Using color in expex gives “Missing \cr” error

Update: The expex developer, John Frampton, has added color functionality to a pre-release version. Those interested in beta-testing should email him for the code. Original Question: Trying to print ...
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Error message: '\spacefactor' in vertical mode

I'm fairly new to Latex and have run across an error message reading: 'You can't use '\spacefactor' in vertical mode. \@ ->\spacefactor \@m{}' I am really unsure of what this means. ...
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Problem with \@makecaption [closed]

I can compile a .tex file on my own system but when I transfer the folder to an external server and run the same file, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: \@makecaption undefined. followed by ...
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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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pgfforeachungrouped with three arguments

This is a follow-up to a previous question of mine, with a slight addition. I would like to loop over data in a file and give the plot styles as a list. In the old question I gave only a color and an ...
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.synctex.gz(busy)

I am trying to compile a tex file using texstudio. All settings/configuration seem to be OK. I am using a local repository with all packages I need. However, when attempting at compiling I get this ...
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PDFTeXify+preview in WinEdt 9.0

Until several hours ago, when I was clicking Shift+Ctrl+P in WinEdt 9.0, it did both the compilation and gave the preview of the pdf file. However, now it only does the PDFTeXify processing. How can ...
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Latex Missing $ Help

How much glucose $(C_6H_{12}O_6)$ per liter should be used for an intravenous solution to match the $7.65$ atm at $37 °C$ osmotic pressure of blood? What's wrong with this LaTeX Code? I can't figure ...
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Give an error if I don't reference a label

I would like to have LaTeX compilation (I use pdflatex) give an error if there exists one label in my document that I do not reference. Is this possible? This is to ensure that I mention every table ...
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Error: Package keyval Error: standout undefined (Beamer)

I am using Metropolis theme Minimal example: tex file \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{metropolis} % Use metropolis theme \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \maketitle \begin{frame}[...
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How to find the lost text part when having “Float(s) lost” error

I've lost some text. I don't know if theres something missing, so how can I find it? I'm not in the mood to compare the chapter1.tex to the pdf file by reading both. Chapter 1 (chapter1.tex) is rather ...
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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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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.}...
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! Undefined control sequence [closed]

I am continually receiving ! Undefined control sequence. 3. $f(x) = -3x^{2} -5x +7$\\ $-3x^{2} - 5x +7$\\ $-3x^{2} - 5x = -7$\\ $x^{2} - 5/3x = -7/3$\\ $x^{2} - 5/3x +25/36 = -7/3 + 25/3$\\ $(x+ -5/...
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How to make bpchem/auto-pst-pdf work with hyperref?

I'm using the bpchem package along with the auto-pst-pdf package to do molecules numbering in .eps chemdraw files (as well as in the bulk document) and I noticed that it does not work when 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 $ Inserted error, although the error is related to something else

I have used a website as a datasource, and tried including it as a reference on my BibTex file. I am working with TexMaker, which was unable to compile it. I have since deleted the citation both from ...
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“Found no citation” etc. BibTeX error when I have no bibliography

Here is an extremely minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello, World! \end{document} Using TeXMaker, quick compiling (PDFLaTeX + BibTeX + PDFLaTeX * 2) this ...