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Error with \topic while using the minutes package in LateX

I am using the minutes package in LaTeX, and everything works just fine, except that the command \topic doesn't work. \subtopic works just fine, but when I use \topic it gives the following error: ...
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Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/y error plus index'

I am having trouble compiling the attached mwe. I receive the following message: "Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/y error plus index' and I am going to ignore it. Perhaps you ...
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Struggling to get moderncv files to compile

I'm a real novice on LaTex, having only used it previously a small amount at University but not for a while. I've decided I'd quite like to transfer my CV to the LaTex moderncv style. I downloaded ...
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texstudio: automatically close log if no errors

I would like the texstudio message window automatically hides if a compilation finishes without errors. I managed to find the way to do it in some old version, but forgot it now. Could you please ...
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“exsheets”: How to produce a list of questions in two or more columns?

I've come across some problems regarding the exsheets package and the use of multicols. When I try to enclose a series of questions, as seen in the provided example, the columns aren't typesetted as ...
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Question about seemingly random indentations after compiling [closed]

So I have been working on a large, 360+ page document, and after working on a few pages of tables, the tables have begun to indent with no apparent reason. Now I don't consider myself a nooby here, ...
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Why am I getting this “Couldn't load requested aspect” error?

I want to include some Matlab scripts in my thesis. Unfortunately, I can't get listings to work properly. If I try to compile the following code, \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Downdated TeX-Files?

Question: Hey everyone. I tried to install some packages (subfigure/subfig and mcode), but destroyed my whole TeX. I am running Kubuntu 12.04, downloaded the files, created the .sty-Files and put ...
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pdf_tex file not found

I'm trying to include an image (edited in Inkscape) in my document. However, everytime I run the file , it says "File not found". In Inkscape i have saved the document as .pdf and used the latex ...
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“exsheets” package: How to use “chapter-hook” when using \printsolutions[all]?

I'm writing a book which includes exercises spreaded through its chapters. To typeset the exercises I'm using the exsheets package. I want to make an appendix with all the solutions listed per chapter ...
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Strange error when compiling in texmakerE

Recently I've started getting a weird error in Texmaker I can't understand. To make it worse, it seems to disappear at the slightest change. On the good side, it doesn't prevent compilation. On the ...
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\input problem 'missing $' 'extra }'

I'm writing my thesis and I'm stuck on a problem \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \input{./inc/Intro/intro.tex} When compiling I get tons of "Missing $", "Missing {", ...
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MnSymbol fails with `\mathcal`?

Let me first give you this minimal example: \documentclass[11pt]{minimal} \usepackage[retainmissing, abx]{MnSymbol} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \[ \mathcal{ABC 123} \] \end{document} ...
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BibLatex warning as below. Any clue? Thanks [closed]

Here is what I want to accomplish, i.e., apa-style citation \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=apa]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{american}{american-apa} But I received ...
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Compiling multiple tex files into a single file

I was writing my masters' thesis using Latex and have written 4 chapters in 4 different .tex files. Now I wish to combine all these chapters into a single .pdf file. For this I wrote a main .tex file ...
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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} ...
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How to debug the “Argument of \XC@definec@lor has an extra }” error in Foreach statement? [duplicate]

First, I draw three nodes each of which has three parts. Everything is OK. The code and the image are as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[]{tikz} ...
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pdflatex error: I can't find file `../6001mac'

I run into this error when I try to use pdflatex to compile a tex file. I got the file from this site: http://mitpress.mit.edu/sicp/psets/ps1/readme.html If it matters, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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How can I use \centerdot while defining type of bullet?

The problem: I get an undefined control sequence error when trying to define the bullet type of the second-level items. I'm using: \renewcommand{\labelitemii}{$\centerdot$} Notes: I've read in ...
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Error message for incomplete fonts? [closed]

Can I get TeX (and particularly LuaTeX) issue an error when a font does not contain a glyph of the required type (roman, italic, etc.) for a character in the document being processed? A particular ...
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How to see errors and warnings in WinEdt

I am writing my thesis and I want to check my warnings and errors. How I can run pdf by command prompt ? I want to see my errors and warnings.
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\newcommand for tabular entries using keyval

I am trying to define a command for tabular entries using keyval. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{keyval} \makeatletter \define@key{tabularEntryKeys}{a}[\dots]{#1 & } ...
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\begin{document} ended by \end{figure}

I have this error when I try to insert a figure, even if I insert just the \begin{figure} \end{figure} with nothing inside. What might be happening? I use the following packages: ...
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undefined control sequence in latex

I snippet of my code is presented here.I do not understand why I'm getting the error undefined control sequence.I have also included the package amsmath. \subsection{Logistic Regression} \noindent ...
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`edge quotes mid` TikZ issue

When I render this with LuaLaTex: \documentclass[border=4mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing,graphs} \usegdlibrary{layered,trees,circular,force} \begin{document} \tikz ...
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why do I get 'Undefined control sequence' for KOMAoptions?

I am trying to include A3 pages in an A4 LaTeX document (following this answer) but get the following when I run pdflatex: Chapter 1. [1{/var/lib/texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map}] [2] ! ...
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Error Updating TexShop

I am currently running TeXShop Version 2.47 on OSX 10.9.2, and whenever I click TeXShop > Check for Updates, I receive the message "An error occurred in retrieving update information. Please try ...
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texlive debian package error

Can anybody answering why the error - Encoding file `utf8enc.def' not found is? 111.tex input file : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[utf8]{fontenc} ...
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Problem with an environment definition

I know it is an easy and quite specific request but I've been on it all day and I cannot really understand what's wrong! \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Compilation issue regarding ragged2e.sty

I'm trying to compile a tex file for my thesis and I keep getting a persistent error: [LaTeX] finished with exit code 1 /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/ms/ragged2e.sty:144:Undefined control sequence ...
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Hyperref package is causing error message

I am trying to typeset my document, but the including the hyperref package gives me the following error: The required file tex\latex\url\url.sty is missing. Now my problem can probably be ...
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Problem with using tikZ in Texmaker

I seem unable to use any TikZ command in TeXmaker. Whenever I use such command, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,or ...
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\subsection{AAA \Rey } error in beamer

My MWE is \documentclass[presentation]{beamer} \let\Tiny\tiny \usepackage{hyperref} \usetheme{Berkeley} \newcommand\Rey{\mbox{\textit{Re}}} \begin{document} \section{A section} ...
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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} ...