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strange symbols appear after a citation

When I cite references in my document I get strange characters in the pdf file following the citation in the text. For instance: ...lipids and fatty acids [AWF64]âĄă. This shows up in the pdf ...
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Reassignment macro doesn't work inside title, if protected “works” but not styled

A handy macro egreg made works famously, but not so well in titles. \protecting it prevents TeX from dying, but then it seems to be hidden from \spacedallcaps. \documentclass{article} ...
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missing $ inserted in arrays

this is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \clearpage \begin{center} \begin{minipage}{.6\textwidth} \begin{equation*} a^2 + b^2 = c^2\newline \end{equation*} ...
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Problem with pause in beamer

When I use pause, a duplicate of the frame is produced. Any know how to fix this? Here is my minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[shrink=15] \begin{equation} ...
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Missing \begin{document} and auxiliary files

I'm a "noobish" TeX/LaTeX user and I was getting the Missing \begin{document} error. I've tried pdflatex, xelatex, xetex, luatex... nothing worked. Actually I SOLVED this (turned around at least) by ...
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Getting undefined control sequence with a simple \color{red}\sout{text}} command

I'm running the following simple code which contains two commands that are pretty much the same ({\color{red}..). However, I can't figure out why the second one gives an "undefined control sequence" ...
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IEEEtran class, conference option and pdfusetitle in hyperref

Consider the following: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage %[pdfusetitle] {hyperref} \begin{document} \title{A simple test} \author{ \IEEEauthorblockN{Michael Shell} ...
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Passing values from a tabular to an other with spreadtab

I have two spreadtab tabulars, and I want some of the values calculated in the first one to be reused in the second one. I like the tag(savedValue) method that allows me to save values from the ...
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! File ended while scanning use of \entry

I am a newbie trying to compile Friggeri's resume template using XeLaTeX. The attached file compiled perfectly on first couple of occasions. However, I continued to make some changes to the content ...
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Error: Could not start the command

![enter image description here][1]I just installed MiKTeX 2.9 and Texmaker 4.3. The system is Windows 8.1. Following error appears whenever I run texmaker Quick Build: Error: Could not start the ...
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Typesetting Japanese in LaTeX errors because of gb4e

I'm trying to include Japanese and English text in the bibliography of LaTeX document while also using the package gb4eand no matter what Japanese text I input it comes out in the pdf as ...
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Limit notation causes leaders not followed by proper glue error

I am a beginner at Latex, and I am trying to learn it to use for my math courses. Following is a minimal example of what's causing the problem. This works fine without Nath, but I want Nath to get ...
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Problem with scaling

The code below work without [scale=0.5]. Any idea how to get it to work with [scale=0.5]? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{logo.jpg} ...
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pdflatex in terminal - how to define editor to jump to (instead of vim)?

When using pdflatex or latexmk in the Terminal (OS X) I can use the key "E" to jump to an error position in the sourcecode, if compiling hangs. However, this opens vim in Terminal and I'm not ...
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Problem with bibliography (latin1) - how to find the exact place

I've got a problem with my bibliography. After running my tex-file I get the error messages: ! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding ...
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Why : Error Minted package with rule color?

I have problem about use minted package, my mwe like this : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{Rub}{HTML}{061089} \begin{document} ...
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pdfTeX font expansion error during compilation

Background I am using Miktex 2.9 and TeXworks on top of that on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. To write my paper I have to use a provided template by 3rd party. However, I am not very experienced with ...
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missing $ inserted error for equation

I get the missing $ inserted error for the following code: \begin{equation} C = $ \frac{2}{\omega^2N^2\mu\pia} $ \end{equation} I have tried out different changes based on Googling for this ...
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Missing $ error with matrix

The code below produces the mistake in the picture. Any idea why? % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Error: usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

Recently I'm getting an error on my macbook air since i've upgraded to Yosemite: usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex Anybody who knows how I can solve this?
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Unexplainable MetaPost Errors with drawarrow & math

I've run into some trouble with MetaPost's unhelpful errors, and cannot figure out why the snippet below kicks the following error: ! Extra tokens will be flushed. to be read again ...
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<Database entry “.”> error randomly appears and disappears

My document using BibTeX with the "jmb" bibliography style runs great usually. However, BibTeX started giving the error: Warning--I didn't find a database entry for "." Thinking I'd accidentally ...
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Removing Title in baposter class

I am making a poster with the baposter.cls class. The class is a bit weird, and the title is inputed in the following: {\sf\bf (Poster title)} I would like to remove the title and have the boxes ...
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trend line in pgf plot

I have been trying to fit a trend line using pgf plot for my data and unfortunately can't seem to hit the right spot with the code. I have looked in the manual for examples of linear regression and ...
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Undefined error when plotting from data

I have been trying to create a LaTeX plot for my own data. To get me started I have copied the code from this website (ShareLaTeX) into my TeX editor. All the graphs come out exactly like they look on ...
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\special commands result in Acrobat being unable to display PDF correctly

I'm currently using TeXworks 0.4.5 with Windows 7 SP1 and MikTeX 2.9 to compile a thesis template that was constructed by a colleague. (If you would like to see the template, click here). This ...
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I am getting $C$ instead of $\mathbb{C}$ in kile

I am using this header file while writing in kile, but I am getting $C$ instead of $\mathbb{C}$, could anyone tell me whether the below header file is sufficient for writing advanced mathematical ...
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Missing number treated as zero and illegal unit of measure

We get error Missing number treated as zero and illegal unit of measure if we write following code \centering \includegraphics[width=150mm,height=50mm]{forum.jpg} % forum.jpg: 1065x236 pixel, ...
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How to divide underline with ULEM package?

In some Chinese books, proper nouns were underlined uncontinuously. How to divide underline with ULEM package, as in the first pic? I changed the ulem package, and want to seperate some words, ...
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Is there really no better solution to “Overfull \hbox” than adding a line break?

I am going through a rather long book to resolve the Overfull \hbox problem. Here is an example: varies greatly from organization to organization, team to team, and manager to manager. Innovation ...
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How may I discard the following error (undefined control sequence)?

Please note that this error does not affect for I could always ignore it and proceed, BUT I cannot figure out what causes it to occur. Error occurs at the last line; \end{flalign} ...
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Code wont't work in my version of TeX

I have this code: \documentclass[seceq]{iis} %%\documentclass[seceq,review]{iis} \subjclass{Primary 62F12, Secondary 62F05.} %A mathematical paper should be accompanied by the Mathematics Subject ...
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Undefined control sequence for $ \left\{ f\in \mathbb{R} :f\neq 0\right\}$ [duplicate]

Undefined control sequence for $ \left\{ f\in \mathbb{R} :f\neq 0\right\}$ and for $\left\{ x\in \mathbb{R} :\neq -1\right\}$.
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Error missing $ [duplicate]

Hello I've been having a "Missing $ inserted" on my latex document and i'm not sure what to do. I've tried asking previously but wasn't able to fix it. I'm not sure at all what I'm doing wrong but i ...
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Bibliography style of LNCS - how to get it works?

I'm discovering the Lecture Note in Computer Science (LNCS) LATEX template, and I'm in trouble with their bibliography system. When reading their documentation and example, it appears that I only ...
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Debugging help, something about an end note

I am getting this error [275 ] ! Argument of \@doanenote has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.726 {citation} ? This raises a number of questions: What is causing ...
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Problem with 'shrink'

I have a very basic problem. When I use shrink command I receive an error page as below. Here is my code % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> ...
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TeX. Problem with input stack size

When I try compile my TeX file, I get a error Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size = 5000]. What may be the cause of this? TeX file is from Lyx editor. I search for unclosed brackets, ...
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bflabel undefined

After updating LaTeX (MacTex) with Tex Live Utility the other day I've had trouble compiling using \bflabel: ! LaTeX Error: \bflabel undefined. The document I'm trying to compile is a modified ...
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Wrapfig in LyX causing error “You can't use a prefix with '\begingroup'”

I'm experiencing an annoying issue concerning a book inside LyX with multiple files (one per chapter) and the use of wrapfig. The file ch4.lyx contains wrapfigure floats. When processing this file ...
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Using \snoc as macro name inside mathpar

I'm able to define a macro called \snoc but unable to use it inside a mathpar environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathpartir} \newcommand{\snoc}{hi} \begin{document} \begin{mathpar} ...
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Bad \line or \vector when attempt to use `\layout`

When I attempt to use \layout with the MWE below I get: LaTeX Error: Bad \line or \vector argument. Commenting out \layout works fine and the file list is: article.cls 2007/10/19 v1.4h ...
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Error Asymptote when compilling file ?

I try install program Asymptote at My computer and i follow all instructions from this, when i am compile my file like this : \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Use this form to include EPS (latex) or ...
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Latex error while compiling

While compiling the tex file I am getting the following error message Missing number treated as zero. (to be read again) \hfil 1.69 \newpage
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Overfull \hbox and Underfull \hbox

These errors appear in sections that previously compiled without issue. So, they seem to trigger without any reason. In all my experience using tex, this has never happened. These errors are ...
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How to make listing program ConTeXt at LaTeX ?

I want make listing program Context at LaTeX, my MWE like this : \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \lstset { frame=single, framesep=\fboxsep, ...
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Error again, Simplesildes at Context after updated 2014.10.16?

I have a problem again with Simpleslides at ConText after updated modules. I have MWE like this : \usemodule[simpleslides] [style=BottomSquares] \setupTitle [ title={Title of the ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package inputenc!

I'm getting this problem and I can't find a fix for it. Tried searching but still couldn't find a solution. Here's how the file begins: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{llncs} ...
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Anybody ever encountered “arithmetic: number too big” when importing an image?

I'm trying to insert an image, which I've done probably a thousand times before, but I'm having issues with this one. The image is a jpg I just created in Paint - it's not excessively large or high ...
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“go to error” command sends me to an .fff file

After typesetting a LaTeX document and seeing an error notice in the console, why does "Go To Error" command sends me to an .fff file?