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pgfplots - plusminus doesn't match its definition

I've been trying to make a ybar plot with error bar using pgfplots. I want to make this graph inside a tex template, but one weird thing has occurred - when I inserted the following code (be more ...
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Problem using T1 fontenc.sty

It appears an error in raw 100 of the file fontenc.sty. I don't understand why. I used it with Spanish babel. What can I do?
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LaTeX: a4wide package and hungarian settings “input stack size” exceeds

I have a file that compiled on Ubuntu 12.04 and now (with Ubuntu 14.04, a fresh install, TeXLive 2013, packages from the Ubuntu repository) not. I purged the file, and I find that without a4wide ...
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newcommand, section

I just received a new task in LaTex with a predefined structure and predefined commands. There was also the command \mysection. I think it shouldn't show the text of the section in the document, but ...
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Citations undefined - Bibliography not compatible with with author-year [closed]

NOTE: Edited changes to bibliographystyle --> now \bibliographystyle{acm} \documentclass{report} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{fixltx2e} ...
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htlatex will not include files properly

My Latex project has one main.tex file which includes several other .tex files which again may do the same. When I run htlatex main.tex the generated main.html does not contain anything from the ...
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Why this error? Missing $ inserted [duplicate]

I've not opened any $.. and i'm not using any mathematical command (apart \pm but this is not the problem because it doesn't work the same). The first error is just after the first \end{tabular}. I ...
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Why does htlatex not work as expected?

I am trying to use htlatex to get an HTML version of my thesis. pdflatex just works when I compile the .tex files with TexStudio. So I ran the following command from the command line: htlatex ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \textcurrency unavailable in encoding T1

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside,]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} ...
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Errors for \subfloat environment

I am getting these errors (below) for each \subfloat when using this code. It has worked fine in the rest of my thesis, but suddenly there is a problem. Note that I exported all previous work from ...
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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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htlatex on file including files from subdirectories, and output directory

Parts of my issue has already been answered in different questions on this site and elsewhere, however none of them solves my problem as a whole. A question about just specifying the output directory ...
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About LaTeX for a beginner [closed]

Hullo, Im just starting up with LaTeX. I keep getting error messages even though I feel as though everything has been done correctly. I am just doing the intro exercise which is shown from the help ...
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Undefined Control Sequence / section

\begin \section{Logistic Regression} dfgfg \subsection{Background} Parent Class : \documentclass[12pt]{ociamthesis} % default square logo %load any additional packages \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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stix font error: PK font stix-mathrm could not be created

I can't compile the document with stix font. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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\par in the parameter text (as an argument delimiter) and \vbox{#1} in an \everypar macro

This is basically a question about TeX's error messages. I am confused by a cryptic error message that TeX gives me when I try to do the above. I have tried to isolate it, but have come no further ...
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Strange errors while writing a package

This short document: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{gnu} \begin{document} \end{document} with the following package: %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \def\fileversion{2.7} ...
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What is the meaning of \+ in doxygen-generated latex?

When compiling a software reference manual with doxygen and latex output, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.2 ... Modular System for Shelves and Coasts (M\+ ...
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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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I'm not able to add a figure

sorry if my english is not perfect, I'm writing in latex but I've a problem ... this is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,10 pt]{report} \usepackage[italian]{babel} ...
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LaTeX cannot find a lot of packages!

When I try to compile a file, it gives errors and the output is only math accents. Plain text is not displayed. Here is the log file: kpathsea: Running mktextfm ecrm1200 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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undefined control sequence <argument> [closed]

! Undefined control sequence. <argument> Non-linear version of \stabilized \ conforming nodal integration ... l.15 for Galerkin mesh-free methods} . The control sequence at the end of the top ...
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File ended while scanning use of \Gscale@box@dd

I am getting this error for a while now, and I can't seem to fix it?! Here is my code - my table won't even load because of this error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Error trying to align series of equations

I am new to LaTex and I am using TexWorks and PDFLaTeX. This is the following code that I am trying to compile. El Random Fores es muy basico y intuitivo:%$$ \begin{gather} \text{Dado que tienes el ...
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Why doesn't this code compile?

Why doesn't this code compile? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \GraphInit[vstyle=Classic] \SetGraphUnit{2} \Vertices{circle}{A,B,C,D} ...
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How do I fix 'org-reftex-citation: No bibliography defined in file' error?

I am using Debian Wheezy with Emacs24.4.50.1 and Org-Mode 8.2.6. I am using Kieren Healy's Emacs Starter Kit for the Social Science. http://kieranhealy.org/resources/emacs-starter-kit/ With this ...
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Bad interaction between alltt package and babel with the italian option

Given the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage{alltt} \begin{document} \begin{alltt} \(\sb{1,1}\) \end{alltt} \end{document} I get the error: TeX ...
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Why the tikzcd command does not compile

I try to make a diagram: \[ \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=small] &D^n \arrow{r}{e_\alpha^n} &X\arrow{r} &X/(X-e_\beta^{n-1}(B^{n-1}))\\ S^{n-1}\arrow{r}{\cong} ...
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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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Error: Builder (#2) for pdf output format has an invalid configuration

I have the following problem: The Builder pdflatex (tex2pdf) does not work. As a result of compilation I got the statement Error: Builder (#2) for pdf output format has an invalid configuration. The ...
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“! Missing $ Inserted” After writing an equation? [closed]

I've written the following lines, \begin{equation} FeTiO_{3} + 2H_{2}SO_{4} \rightarrow FeSO_{4} + TiOSO_{4} + 2H_{2}O \end{equation} After this, the resulting titanium oxygen sulphate is ...
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Debugging LaTeX Errors: how to isolate the problem [duplicate]

Using TeXWorks and TeXLive, usually errors display the relevant text, and I can go find the problem. Of course, it would be nice if there were a button I could click to go there, but it's not ...
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xy + overrightarrow = error

M(non-)WE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix{ \overrightarrow{C} } \] \end{document} produces "ERROR: Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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a very weird situation for the Latex Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item

I am using classicthesis download from latextemplate. It has main.tex and chapter01.tex. etc.... I got this error "Latex Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item" when I was writing in ...
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too big latex document [closed]

I am facing a problem again. I am using Miktex2.9 with Texnic center 2.02. The document I want to compile has almost 160000 line of code and almost 6000 pictures. The code was generated automatically ...
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Adding alignment marker & gives: Error: Extra }, or forgotten \right \end{align}

I have a weird problem with the Align environment in combination with brackets spanning more than 1 line. When I add alignment markers (&) to my equation in the Align environment I suddenly get an ...
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loop macro fails if wrapped in conditional

The following code is a subset of the answer in this question. The code provided in the answer works fine, but fails if I add a conditional \IfPackageLoaded. I post this error as a new question, ...
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error while compiling a thesis template [duplicate]

I use Basic MikteX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter, just updated my MikteX (downloaded all packages), and have just downloaded a thesis template. When I try to compile main.tex, the following error message ...
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Double Superscript error with primes

Simple question, Why does the following cause a double superscript error? $$ H^{' '} $$ Removing the spaces $$ H^{''} $$ produces the expected output.
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! LaTeX Error: Undefined color `BLACK'

i have written all the text in black color, but i get this error several times in the same page: ! LaTeX Error: Undefined color `BLACK'. i tried to solve it by writting this: ...
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Min/Max of pgfplots@data@xmin and \pgfkeysvalueof{/pgfplots/xmin}

Following example does not work: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} \begin{document} \makeatletter \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} \addplot coordinates ...
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Command \longtable* already defined

When I compiling latex the following error occurred. Can any one help on this? ! LaTeX Error: Command \longtable* already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. ...
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Using ShareLatex my Bibliography crashed

I learned Latex using ShareLatex. So far, everything went just fine up until some point when suddenly my latex document gave me error messages that my citations cant be found. I really need help ...
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Compilation of bibliography

I have a latex document which is compiling properly. The message on compiling is Process started: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "template_Book_23June2014_V2".tex This is ...
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“Misplaced \omit” error in automatically generated table

Firstly, I have read Werner's answer to "! Misplaced \omit" error but my problem is not solved there. A few days ago I made a table very similar to the one below, except that one had one ...
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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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mktextfm error with mathpazo [duplicate]

I just set up a fresh TeXLive 2014 install on Linux, following the Wikibooks minimal install guide all the way through installing LaTeX. Now I'm trying to get the URW Palladio fonts working. I've ...
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error with multline, but not equation

I am working with the first of 3 very long equations and am trying to get it where it will be relatively easy to read. However I get the following error ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> ...
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Forest with ~500 nodes runs out of TeX memory

When using Forest package to chart an organizational structure, I have to limit it to 4-5 hierarchy levels, as both pdflatex or lualatex throw an error ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save ...
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“Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted)” using arithmetic in TikZ foreach

I am using a \foreach loop in TikZ with \i in {2,3,..,5} and I'd like to be able to use the value \i-1. However, every approach I have tried gives me a Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) error. ...