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\usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} leads to error: Argument of \UTFviii@three@octets has an extra }

I have a problem with \usepackage[UTF8]{vietnam}. \documentclass[clock,fragile]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts, mathrsfs,bm,mathpazo} %\usepackage{amsfonts,fouriernc} ...
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\newcommand Error Either Way [closed]

I have two documents, both starting with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{Macros} \begin{document} where Macros is my own style file. There are no other packages or definitions in either of the ...
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MiKTeX installation permission error [closed]

I'm trying to install MiKTeX but I'm getting an error with mfc100.dll permission denied: The operation could not be completed for the following reason: Permission denied: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX ...
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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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empty ’thebibliography' enviroment

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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Strange error: Missing \begin{document}

Why does this: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{mathptmx} \DeclareMathSymbol{\coprod@}{\mathop}{largesymbols}{"60} \gdef\coprod{\DOTSB\coprod@\slimits@} \let\DOTSB\relax ...
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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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Missing $ inserted inside matrix

I'm getting "missing $ inserted" (along with a lot of other nearby errors, but that's the first one) on this snippet: $$ (\tilde A-\lambda)^m = \begin{blockarray}{(cccc)} ...
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htlatex interrupted at '\:temp{rm}'

Using TL2013, I cannot compile documents with htlatex anymore. For example, using: \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{document} test \end{document} I get: $ htlatex test.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, ...
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document with string having ff and fi converting to null or empty characters

I have a small document with string starting with ff and fi and they are converting to null or empty characters.. Doing HTML looks good but when I convert to latex it shows empty characters. I'm on ...
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htlatex converting all occurences of 'ff' and 'fi' to null characters in HTML output

I'm running MiKTeX under Windows 7, trying to compile some LaTeX to HTML using htlatex. htlatex appears to be converting every instance of 'ff' and 'fi' with a NUL byte in the HTML. Was wondering if ...
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Errors when loading a package with AtEndPreamble hook

Consider the following (not so) MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \makeatletter % Load xpatch and ...
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What is wrong in these definitions in halt-mode

I run pdflatex -interaction nonstopmode -halt-on-error -file-line-error test.tex which notices some errors in my file of the line 75 /Users/masi/Dropbox/bin/test.tex:75: ==> Fatal error ...
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Error in compiling

I'm starting to use latex, my code is \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} The ...
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pdflatex: How to automatically quit on compile error?

See also this question on Reddit. I want to automate running pdflatex over and over with make and guard. However, when pdflatex encounters a syntax error, it hangs, preventing guard from being able ...
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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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Package `fixltx2e` conflicts with `float` and cannot be resolved in Lyx

The latex package fixltx2e conflicts with float and prevents using the option H for floats. This can be solved in LaTeX if fixltx2e is loaded prior to float. However, this doesn't work in Lyx, and an ...
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Strange error with \mathbb in \xdef

Developing a complex piece of code, I got the following cryptic error: ./error@test.tex:5: Undefined control sequence. \GenericError ... ...
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always showing this error

From the beginning it was not working. I first checked the commands pannel in the configuration and corrected it but to no avail. I selected my file in the pdflatex in the commands panel but there was ...
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Can't Get Any LaTeX Editor To Run

I just build a desktop and seem to be having issues getting LaTeX to run. Important Information: Windows 7 (64-bit) Asus Radeon R9 290 All LaTeX-related software is saved on the non-OS drive ...
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permission deny

This is what I write: \documentclass [a4paper, 12pt] {article} \usepackage {amsmath} \usepackage {mathptmx} \usepackage[12pt] {moresize} \begin{document} \section{2.7 Derivatives} The ...
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error while drawing currents in circuitikz

This is my first complete circuit in circuitiks. I'm trying to draw a circuit to show Kirchoff's Law. I was able to draw the nodes and voltages, but putting currents with arrow is giving me trouble. ...
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Fatal error, "Can't write on file 'test.pdf' [closed]

I am not the most experienced latex user, so I hope I can describe the problem accurately. When I compile my tex document I get following message: ! I can't write on file `test.pdf'. Please type ...
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latex inserts the text resume= ,, in output document

I have a LaTeX file that was compiling without error but I have recently upgraded my system and now I am getting some unwanted text in the pdf output. When I open the pdf file the unwanted text ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@writefile \begin{document}: deleting .aux and recompiling doesn't change anything!

I am working on a LaTeX documents for a few weeks now, and everything has been perfect until this morning. I made some very small changes (editing the text in itself), and suddenlly I couldn't compile ...
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“Theres no line here to end” in custom command

I am working on creating a resume in LaTeX and have defined a command that allows me to input my work experience. The only problem is that whenever I try to use an itemized list, as seen below, I get ...
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TeXstudio Compile: Error: Could not start the command: pdflatex.exe

I'm trying write a report in LaTeX but TeXstudio won't let me. All I have is this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Table - Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr

What is the real problem with this table? \begin{table}[h] \centering \begin{tabular}{ c | c | c | c | c | c | c | c } B & F & P & C & $B \lor F$ & $P \lor C$ & $\neg(F ...
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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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dvipdfm.def not found

Recently, I had to flash my hard drive and reinstall the operating systems. I chose to install Ubuntu 13.10. However, when I compile my LaTeX document, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File ...
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Missing dollar inserted

What is the problem with this stupid table? \begin{table}[h] \centering{ \begin{tabular} {l l l l l l l l} \hline B & F & C & P & B \lor F & P \lor C & \lnot ...
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\includegraphics Error “File not found” but other images work fine

I'm using TexMaker and MikTex. I want to use an image using \documentclass[DIV10, parskip*, headings=big, twopage, pdftex, 10.5pt, cleardoublepage=plain, bibliography=totoc, liststotoc, ...
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How to add a picture to Legrand Orange Book's header and footer [closed]

I tried to put a picture to Legrand Orange Book's header and footer by slightly modifying the structure.tex. \usepackage{fancyhdr} % Required for header and footer configuration \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Why does using the amsmath package break the following code?

I am trying to find a way to hide expressions inside a math environment. I found a solution, provided by Steven B. Segletes at Hiding part of text leaving blank space However, when I add the amsmath ...
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Strange “Undefined control sequence” message

I am using biblatex for the first time. When I do quick compile on the document it compiles no problem, after that I run the BibTeX command and it also works. After that I try a quick compile again in ...
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How to get csquotes, polyglossia with german and hyperref work together?

I found a strange problem which seems to be unique to the combination of polyglossia with german language together with csquotes and hyperref. % XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} ...
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Error in installing MiKTEX: Permission denied mfc100.dll

I've been trying to install MiKTEX and I couldn't get thru because of this: Error: Permission denied: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin/mfc100.dll Does someone know how to fix this? I ...
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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 ...