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Problem with pgfplots/pgfkeys: “I do not know the key '/tikz/use units'”

Problem in short: I'm using pgfplots but I can't use units in the labels. I tried this minimal example (from http://pgfplots.sourceforge.net/gallery.html) and get an error message: ...
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How to activate Autocomplete [closed]

I just downloaded TeXmaker and found, that my autocomplete does not work. Do I have to configure it? And if so, how? Thank you for the information!
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recover or prevent disaster from happening?

I love to use Latex but as a new comer, I have encountered the following silly problem a few times: I push a key pad accidentally, and the next time I try to pdf the tex file, it says .... or the ...
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\lstlistoflistings causing error

my problem is, I added some listings to my Tex document. On the first run everything went fine and all was shown. After the second rerun, it does not compile anymore. Error: !Paragraph ended before ...
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TeXstudio error

I'm using TeXstudio IDE. I'm currently facing a problem in the first page of presentation. The IDE throws an error saying the image is not found. The code as follows: \title{\textbf{Design, ...
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Newenvironment wrapper around widetable

I'm trying to create a custom environment figs based on widetable, using \newenvironment. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{widetable} ...
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Mysterious Undefined control sequence errors

I am using the texlive distribution on Ubuntu 14.04 and use the Texmaker IDE. I implement latex using the quickstart function configured to pdflatex -> bibtex -> pdflatex -> pdflatex -> View pdf ...
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Biblatex sentence case and math mode not working together

Short version: how can I get maths/subscripts working with title case in biblatex without errors? This question and its answer describe making sentence case titles using biblatex (handy when your ...
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biblatex debugging

Background: Something I did recently has caused me to get loads of "missing { inserted" errors when I compile after running biber, as pdflatex typesets the bibliography. It's not as many as one per ...
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TeX capacity exceeded + Semantics package [closed]

I get the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. \do #1#2#3->\mathcode `#1 ="8000 l.14 ..._{1}\; a_{2} -> v_{2}}{a_{1} - a_{2} -> v} ! ...
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Missing $ inserted

When I use this code I get the ! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ R and ! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ \bottomrule errors on the 3rd and 4th last lines. How can I fix my code so ...
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pagebackref showing an error in article preparation

I am getting an error while using pagebackref=true. When I dont use pagebackref=true, the program works as expected. This is Central European Journal of Computer Science article. Is there any other ...
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question regarding comment section{\usepackage{rotating}}

My program is showing error at 1.29 line section{\usepackage{rotating}}. What should i do? my code is \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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LaTeX Error: File `scrextend.sty' not found

I got this error when compiling: "" ! LaTeX Error: File `scrextend.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) Enter file name: "" It was alright, ...
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carriage return symbol, new command

When I define this: \newcommand{\return}{\raisebox{1.2pt}{\setlength{\fboxsep} {2pt}\ovalbox{$\hookleftarrow$} }} In output compiler types: Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...
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Automatically highlight undefined references

Is there a way to force LaTeX to automatically change the formatting of the ?? that gets typeset in place of an undefined reference? For example, can one make LaTeX draw a yellow "highlight" ...
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Cleverref does not use default language after \foreignlanguage

I have the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} % PACKAGES \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{varioref} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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When using the accents package: underaccent greek symbol in caption of a table gives error

I am using the accents package to place a bar under math symbols. This works very well when using it in equations, and also in normal text (obviously still in the math environment $...$). However, ...
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Eqnarray nested matrices produces alignment error

I wrote the following equation array. \begin{eqnarray} w_{0} & < & 1 \\ w^{m}_{i} & = & \left \{ \begin{matrix} w_{0} & i = 0 \\ ...
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Cleveref displays ?? 3.2.2 instead of the correct reference name

I'm trying to use cleverref for my references but up to now it does not work for me. Currently my setup looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} % PACKAGES ...
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\newcommand{\noopsort}[1]{} \ifx\undefined\allcaps\def\allcaps#1{#1}\fi

I am creating a "memoir" or "book" class document. Yet, I always get the error message "\newcommand{\noopsort}[1]{} \ifx\undefined\allcaps\def\allcaps#1{#1}\fi..". I have no idea of what this is ...
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Help! Paragraph ended before \align* was complete [closed]

\begin{align*} &A = \pi r^2 \\ {\therefore}\ &V = \int_{-3}^2 \pi (6 - x - x^2)^2\ dx \\ &=\pi \int_{-3}^2 (36-6x-6x+x^2+x^3-6x^2+x^3+x^4)\ dx \\ &=\pi \int_{-3}^2 ...
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Weird error “Missing number treated as zero”

I am preparing a PhD dissertation using the report document class. I'm using TexMaker. I keep getting an error message for this table: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,onesided]{report} ...
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inserted graphics appears out of the page!

This is my code: \begin{figure} \begin{center} \includegraphics[scale=1]{C:/Users/Prathmesh/Desktop/research papers/runoff water harvesting/LaTex/waterpan.png} \caption{SILT TRAP} \end{center} ...
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How can I control which file errors are reported in?

Here is a class that can generate errors in two ways. It yields an error unless given one of two options, and also it has a command that always yields an error. \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} ...
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Misplaced alignment tab character & error while using bibliography

When I build my tex file, I get this error: ! Misplaced alignment tab character &. l.6 \newblock Chapman & Hall/CRC, six edition, 2003. I can't figure out why you would want to use a tab mark ...
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error lines, input files

My problem is debugging a large LaTeX project (a book) with several input files. The line of each error is referred to the current input file, but the name of the file is lost in the previous ...
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Tables: Missing $ inserted

I'm trying to learn how to use Latex so I've got a little bit of problems in understanding what is the mistake that I've made. In this case I'm compiling a Table containing multiple datas about ...
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Error persists after removing the code

I accidentally added an erroneous backslash to a code in the equation environment. Even after removing it - in fact even after removing the whole line - the error persists. ! Undefined control ...
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'Unknown option' for my own package

I create a package: one common file that includes others. In common package file (russian_post.sty) I define options: \DeclareOption{times}{\@seriffalse} \DeclareOption{landscape}{\@lscapetrue} ...
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No idea why this error is occurring “Runaway argument? Paragraph ended before \\cventry was complete”

\begin{document} \makecvtitle \section{Education} .... \cventry{2004}{Secondary School}{ABC School}{Cityname}{\textit{94.4/100}} ... WriteLatex gives me this error Runaway argument? Paragraph ...
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How can I put the vertical line using multicolumn?

How can I fix the vertical lines? \begin{landscape} \begin{table}[htbp] \caption{Cronograma de Actividades} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline ...
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\bm{p} in the section title or subsection title produces error?

When I do this it says (my file is named Test.tex): ./Test.tex:397: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. <to be read again> \HyPsd@@LetCommand l.397 ...
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Subfiles will not work ERROR: Missing \endcsname inserted

I downloaded this template (https://github.com/tlatsas/thesis-latex-template) for my thesis. The template uses subfiles, but when i try to run a pdf on the subfile chapter1.tex i get the following ...
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Using Algorithm2e package in Beamer

My MWE is \documentclass[pdf]{beamer} \usepackage[lined]{algorithm2e} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{algorithm} \DontPrintSemicolon \KwIn{Labels: set of all labels} \KwIn{F: combinatorial ...
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latexdiff error

I am pretty new in using latexdiff. Now trying to use it but continuously getting error from one of my equations. The following is the equation that I removed in the revised version: ...
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How does one get a psbarcode in a letter's title?

Here is what I'm working with thus far: \documentclass{letter} \newcommand*{\BottomLeftX}{1.0in+\hoffset+\oddsidemargin}% ...
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Encoding compilation problem with Bibtex Texmaker and LinuxMint

I had absolutely no problem until my last compilation, and I got no idea why I got this error now, because I didn't absolutely touch this line of code nor this page... Here is the error I get : ...
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newtxmath and can't find file 'zxxrl7z'

I use BasicTeX on OS X 10.9 Mavericks (for space problems on a Macbook Air). I usually manage to find the packages that I miss by interpreting pdflatex-errors, but this time I cannot find a clue to ...
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Tex file is no longer generating pdf

I am creating an article on tex works. I managed to generate a title page, contents and first section, everything compiled fine. I added a subsection and now the pdf will not update. It does not ...
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How to get `psfragfig` with sibling or super directories on windows?

Assume the following simple latex with some .eps file testeps.eps in the: same directory, the parent directory, and a subdirectory called testsub. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstool} ...
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Misplaced alignment tab character &

I've been getting the error: 'Misplaced alignment tab character & ...' even in sentences where the &-character is not used. It says it in sentences where I am citing. \documentclass{article} ...
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XeLaTeX hang when using specific math symbols

I am using XeLaTeX in conjunction with amsmath and unicode-math for my reports. After a while, I ran into a weird problem in which compilation would just hang indefinitely. I found out the culprit was ...
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Error with using \pdfpxdimen: “Undefined control sequence”

I am trying to change the DPI of the output PDF using \pdfpxdimen in the preamble, but it returns an error: "! Undefined control sequence \pdfpxdimen". I guess that is because I am using XeLaTeX ...
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How to rectify this error? When I used multirow tag its overlaps the next cell

\begin{tabular}{ p{2.2cm}p{2.2cm}p{2.2cm}p{7cm} } \hline \multicolumn{1}{c}{\bfseries Approach} & \multicolumn{1}{c}{\bfseries Technique Used} & \multicolumn{1}{c}{\bfseries Premise ...
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“Log File not found” error

I was coping a file from a friend and when I compiled the tex file under the name she saved it as it worked fine. Then I changed the title of the file and the "Log File not found" error popped up. ...
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Coloredlettrine Error: Did any one have any luck using the coloredlettrine package?

http://tex.stackexchange.com/revisions/69271/1 ^Raphink created the coloredlettrine package (https://github.com/raphink/coloredlettrine). I have tried to compile it in XeLaTeX to no avail. I ...
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babel problems: “Unknown option `danish'” [duplicate]

have problems with the babel options. I use Texmaker and: \usepackage[danish]{babel} and get this failure: ! Package babel Error: Unknown option `danish'. Either you misspelled it What to do? ...
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Emacs and AUCTeX not working as it was before a restart

I having being Emacs and AUCTeX for some time now. Today, after I restart my computer, indentation isn't working as it was. By this, I mean when I hit enter, the next line would indent ...
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Dimension too large with tcolorbox and fading paths

I have this "Dimension too large" error that I don't understand: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{skins} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,shadows} \newtcolorbox{mybox}{ ...