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Sketching within a Solution Environment

I wish to sketch a set within a solution environment, but my attempts have led to the following error message: LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. How do I fix this? Here is a snippet of my code \...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] in LyX Classicthesis

I use classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 I got this error message when I load hanging module into the parent document (probably my personal issue, as I tried it on the newly downloaded template, ...
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How to make pdflatex in (MikTeX) write only the error messages to the log file

I've MikTeX installation on my Windows 8.1. When I generate a PDF from a tex file using pdflatex command it generates lots of content in the corresponding log file from which it's hard to read errors (...
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Missing control sequence inserted when using LuaLaTex

When I try to compile my LuaLaTex template file, I get the following error. ./fi-lualatex.toc:33: Missing control sequence inserted. <inserted text> \inaccessible l.33 ...} sectioning commands.}...
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Getting negative vspace to behave

My TeX code (including parameters in command definitions) that creates lyrics sheets and chord sheets of songs is generated dynamically by other code accessing database data and processing it line by ...
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How to lint for undefined control sequence?

So I'm beginning to learn LaTeX and often find myself mistyping control sequences like \idotsint. I use editor plugins which call lacheck and chktex on the document which helps catch some errors, but ...
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TeXStudio doesn't recognize self-defined commands in external file

I'd like to define some tables as commands (MWE) in an external .tex file, because there are a lot of settings for them. This external file gets included in the main document by the \input{} command. ...
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Passing alignment tab character to \ifx

I have the following macro \usepackage{xintexpr} \newcommand\seq[4] %length, delimiter, generating func, last term {% \def\s##1{\def\n{##1} #3} \xintListWithSep{#2} {% \xintApply{\s}{\...
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How can I put a hat on a subscript?

I want to put a hat in a subscript like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $x_\hat{z}$ \end{document} Unfortunately, this results in the errror pdflatex> ! Missing { inserted. ...
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Gummi won't compile document after compiling bibliography, table error [closed]

I'm new to this whole LaTeX thing, and I'm having a problem that I can't even begin to understand. I've written a great big document with several tables and images, and previously everything worked ...
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Including pdf, error “Undefined control sequence”

I want to insert .pdf files into my pdf file using pdflatex (System is Texlive), but it doen't work neither with \includegraphics nor with \includepdf function (of course, all necessary packages I've ...
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Error after installing animate and now unable to compile! Is there a way out?

Please can someone help? Two error messages ! LaTeX Error: Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands.See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.Type H return> for immediate help.... ...
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Exporting an inkscape drawing to latex

I need help please, I'm new to using latex and inkscape. I saved my image from inkscape as a pdf_latex file, in the same directory as my latex document. Then in my latex document I added the following ...
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Why did TeXstudio suddenly highlight some commands with red background?

I tried to compile from a .tex file included by master. TeXstudio didn't infere that master.tex, which was also open in Texstudio was the master. I received a lot of error messages, and as a result, ...
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Runaway Argument Error even with closed brackets [closed]

I am trying to typeset using MacTeX. Every now and then I make a mistake and get an error; this is fine, I can correct this. But sometimes even when I correct and attempt to recompile I get a Runaway ...
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My latex table does not work as it should

I am trying to solve this issue but I keep getting an error that I cannot get rid of. However the code works fine and compiles every time with the changes. The error: Missing $ inserted. ...
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Animate gives errors when I also use bigfoot or cprotect

I get some errors trying to use the animate package with the cprotect or/and bigfoot packages. When I use the cprotect package in: \documentclass[10pt, oneside, openany]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} %...
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Graphic package

Please help, i'm going crazy =) I have new computer and I downloaded Latex and from the old computer I got my "script" in Latex. When I run it on new computer there are bunch of errors. The one I can ...
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You can't use a prefix with `\begingroup' error with Tex live 2013

Minimum not working example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} % Times New Roman \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{hyperref} % clickable links \...
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After using \newcommand, Undefined control sequence error persists

I am using IEEEtran for a conference paper. When I try to define the \vicon seen in the code, I get an Undefined control sequence error. Although not shown in this code, the same error pops up for ...
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Getting the error: “! Argument of \MT@res@a has an extra }.” [closed]

I'm writing a submission for an ACM conference, using the ACM's acm_proc_article-sp document class. Now, this is a document I transitioned from another document class, so the LaTeX in the body of ...
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mnsymbol.sty is installed but latex cannot find the .sty file - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Texlive 2015. I installed Texlive using tl-install-ubuntu found here. Everything seems to be working except that I receive the following error when trying to use the ...
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Figure problem with catchfilebetweentags

This question is a follow up and based on this answer by touhami Situation I would like to create an excerpt from a script that I have TeX'ed as a compendium of the most important statements (...
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Why are missing characters reported as warnings and not errors?

In the following example, the PDF compiles without error using xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} \...
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uppercase greek letters in mhchem formulas gives error when compiling [duplicate]

I tried compiling a ~1 year old document today and noticed that I got an error when using a uppercase greek letter in a chemical reaction. Here's an MWE (with an example from the mhchem manual): \...
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PDF inclusion error when using \input or \include

I have set up a LaTeX file for a book-type document with the following preamble: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} ...
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One \cite crash all

I'm new to this. And I understand nothing. Please, explain me what happen. I use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, natbib=true, ...
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Including Subindex in Figure Caption [closed]

I'm trying to include a subindex in a figure caption as: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{./Image_2.png} \caption{Some text in the caption with $Sub_{...
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Texmaker error “File not found” when using a “build” subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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Table inside figure environment

I want two tables in the same line. I insert them using a figure environment and then minipages, inside each minipage I include one table. The trouble is that it doesn't allow me to include the ...
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mhchem ver.4 not working after update! Control sequence undefined

I updated MikTex 2.9 Monday, and now can't compile while loading 'mhchem'. I'm using pdflatex [Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit)] to compile the following: \documentclass{article} \...
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Babel Spanish.ldf error

I have Windows 8.1 operation system and I installed Miktek 64 bits version for windows and TeXnicCenter 64 bits version. These is basically the main file: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{quotes} \...
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Package pgfkeys Error(s)

I am searching for a solution of 5 package pgfkeys errors. I think the root of the problem is the same. Preliminary I tested if the pgfplot version is the same I have installed (v1.13) and I used in ...
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Question regarding limited number of pages

I am quite new to latex and have a question that might seem a little silly: My report that i wrote would have just reached page nr. 10 if compiled. For some reason though the program stops at page 9 ...
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Pdftex.def Error, Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input: gs

I can compile my latex document from mac terminal using pdflatex mydocument.tex However, Texshop fails to compile my file. More precisely, Texshop cannot convert .eps files to pdffile. The ...
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acronym not found but installed

I use Tex Live on Windows. I try to include the package acronym, Tex Live Manager says it is installed, but the compiler (PdfLatex as well as LuaLatex) outputs the error it is not found: File `...
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How to fix the error : moderncvcoloroptions.sty not found? [closed]

I am trying to make a CV using the package moderncv in the Classic theme. On compiling I get an error message : 'moderncvcoloroptions.sty not found'. I tried googling this file on the internet but can ...
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Underfull\hbox (badness10000) in paragraph at lines 31--43

a.) Probetas de acr\'ilico transparente, con escala de alturas graduada y con tap\'on de hule.\\ b.) Tubo irrigador de acero inoxidable, provisto de un tramo de manguera de hule y con un sif\'on.\\ c....
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subscript appearing properly but following character are italic

To write subscript say, x subscript 1 , I am writing x_1. However, the problem is that anything following 1 appears to be italic. Why is it so? I am using Kile as editor.
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error couldn't find the 'fopn_foweb' security handler

I use LaTex to compile .pdf files together, but I have the types of files that requires "Fileopen adobe plug-in" to be installed to open them. I have installed the plug-in and am able to open them ...
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LyX document compiled in OSX?

LyX is a wysiwyg LaTeX editor that I find useful to write exercises fast instead of TextMate that I use for long-term projects. So the below shows an exercise that I would like to print as PDF: ...
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Missing \begin{document} error when using .sty file

I am a fairly new LaTeX-user and I've come across a problem I can't solve related to a custom style. I keep getting a Missing \begin{document} error among others and I have no idea why. I am using ...
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LaTeX throws a missing } error, but I can't see the issue

Just as the title says, I really don't see how there's a missing brace anywhere. I'm a rookie with LaTeX so I don't know if there's some other cause for this kind of error. I have amsmath included for ...
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What is causing LaTeX error: Undefined control sequence

I'm trying to show this Matlab text, but apparently there is an error in the line title('z(x)=1+e^(-2x)*cos(\omegax)'); I thought anything I put between $..$ LaTeX would read as an mathematical ...
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I can't find the missing } [duplicate]

I just can't find the missing }. Or that is at least what the compiler tells me is wrong. Can you help, thanks? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow, tabularx} \usepackage{xparse} \...
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MiKTeX - Compile Error during Installation

I have been trying to install MiKTeX on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, I have been following the instructions from http://miktex.org/howto/build-unx. After several obstacles and installing the mentioned ...
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! Missing $ inserted

im experiencing a kind of weird error. I receive the "! Missing $ inserted." error message for line 727. The problem: the line is empty! In the error message he seems to load an R document that I ...
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Why is escaped # breaking my command?

I have created the following two commands: \newcommand{\termExplanation}[1]{\item[#1]\label{#1}} \newcommand{\newTerm}[1]{\hyperref[#1]{\emph{#1}}} In my text, I use \newTerm{Term 3}, and somewhere ...
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Can't compile in Texmaker “Sorry, but pdfLaTeX did not succeed”

When working on a university project we use Texmaker as our editor. We share our documents and compile our master in a dropbox folder. Now when I try to quickbuild the master document I get this ...
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Undefined control sequence error using a command

Dear All, I am using below code in my Latex file but getting the error of undefined control sequence The code is \begin{equation} \lVert \mathbf{p} \rVert = \dis(\mathbf{p},\mathbf{...