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Error with IJCA article

I am writing an conference paper for IJCA. I did the initial steps. But I am getting some errors which I am not able to unerstand. I am attaching the code below. Can somebody help me out. ...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...
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Importing a .png file into .tex file

I've been trying to input a graph into my .tex file, but it won't work. I've put the .png file in the same folder as the .tex file and a part of my code looks like: \documentclass[16pt, ...
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Critical Error after blue-screen / system crash - Thesis

My PC crashed and somehow the thesis.tex file is not compilable anymore! Actually directly after the blue-screen it was it was blank. Because it was stored on a DropBox folder I changed the file with ...
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Error With modiagram

I am trying to compile the following code from the modiagram Manual: \begin{MOdiagram}[names] \atom[\lewis{0.,F}\hspace*{5mm}\lewis{4.,F}]{left}{1s=.2;up,up-el-pos={1sleft=.5}} ...
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“Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup” error with natbib package and plos2009 bibliography style

I'm preparing a manuscript for PLoS one Computer and information sciences Journal, which requires me to use their own special bibliography style (plos2009.bst[1]) This style is generating the ...
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Problems with amsbook, lstdoc, and sections

The code \documentclass{amsbook} \usepackage{lstdoc} \begin{document} \chapter{Chapter} \section{Section} \end{document} produces the error messages Missing } inserted. [\section{Section}] and or ...
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Trying to add the cbgreek package causes TeXstudio and/or MiKTeX to hang (large package download issue)

I am using TeXstudio 2.6.6 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I have recently tried adding the textgreek package to one of my files; this package was not installed, so when I tried to compile my document I ...
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Error with \framebox inside $$

I'm new to LaTeX, and I'm having an issue with using \framebox inside an equation (denoted with $$ signs at the beginning and the end). The text that I'm trying to box is the following: 1.5 \times ...
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Odd behavior generating TOC, perhaps a LaTeX bug

Compiling a Table of Contents for my article, has led to a very strange behavior. After the second compile to produce the TOC, I get the following Error: LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a ...
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The TPM file could not be parsed (MiKTeX) [closed]

Today i wanted to continue working on my paper on a different machine. I installed MiKTex and TexnicCenter the same way i did on my first machine. After loading the project i tried to compile it. I ...
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LaTeX packages minted and scrhack

I'd like to use the minted package and the scrhack package in the same LaTeX document, that is: \usepackage{scrhack} \usepackage{minted} However, I get the following error: ...
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What is the error in this latex code

I am not able to understand why I am getting an error on line 40, though I can see nothing wrong here. Please help. I understand this question may be withheld 'as it may not be useful to others'. ...
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GuiViewSource.cpp (208): Can't find format for backend pdflatex!

I am new lyx user and I have miktex 2.9 installed on my machine. I cannot convert my lyx document to pdf. When I look at the debug messages this is what I get 01:13:21.694: Enter characters to filter ...
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TeXShop cannot print hello world

I'm running TeXShop on a mac. My latex environment somehow has somehow stopped working and can no longer even print hello world. Here's my complete latex document: \documentclass{article} ...
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Tikz: Problem using “of” on subsequent Beamer frames

Compiling this MWE yields the desired result: a beamer frame with two nodes positioned relative to each other. \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Error: PDF File not found after compiling

I'm using TeXmaker on a Mac. I created my .tex file. I compiled it and the editor tells me that the .log file is created and the PDF file is written. Then, when I click on view PDF, it gives me the ...
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TeXnicCenter reports error despite correct execution

I've not had any particular issues with TeXnicCenter until recently. This past week it has been reporting an error in all compiled documents. The error is from the first line of the output, which ...
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New to LaTeX, getting bunch of errors and not sure how to fix them

I started learning LaTeX just today. I'm trying to write some of my notes in TeX form, but when I try to build this I'm getting a bunch of errors. Can you take a look at it and see what's wrong? ...
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Tikz: Using \pgfmathwidth (or \widthof) with \Large text causes crash

I;m trying to utilise this method for putting a box around text: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/20326/17049 But it doesn't work with large text... MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier

I have little experience with latex but am using it to write my undergraduate project, recently the error messages have come up and it wont allow me to build my pdf and comes up with the following ...
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Suppress lacheck error

How can I suppress a lacheck error on a single line of a file? Using chktex, I know that I can add a comment at the end of a line to suppress a particular warning. For instance, if I want to suppress ...
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How to Insert a Figure Properly?

I'm trying to insert a figure in my report, I get an error each time when I try this: \begin{figure}[H] \hfill{}\includegraphics[width=15cm,height=16cm,bb = 0 0 200 100, draft, ...
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Loading language package fails [duplicate]

trying to use finnish language package. But this code only lets me use english. I get "Package babel Error: You haven't loaded the language english yet." error if i try to change ...
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Package keyval Error: pdfa undefined

I try to compile a friends project and get the following error message: ! Package keyval Error: pdfa undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation. Type H <return> for ...
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Argument of \begin has an extra }

I've been emailed a 'sample' document that I'm supposed to cut/copy/paste to my needs. However, it seems like it's full of problems. The first thing that keeps coming up is: ./testit.tex:9: Argument ...
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l3fp “Number too big” error

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{expl3} \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new_eq:NN \calc \fp_eval:n \ExplSyntaxOff ...
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“Can be used only in preamble” when using the “import” package

My code, which is actually supposed to work according to import's official readme if I understand it correctly: ./main.tex: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{import} \begin{document} ...
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Error showing latex file not found [closed]

I am writing the following steps in my gnu postscript file: reset set terminal epslatex color set output "pbspI=6.tex" set style data lines set size 1,1 set origin 0,0 set multiplot set size 1,1 ...
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Errors in LyX after outreg2 command (Stata)

Unfortunately, I know very little about TeX-coding and so don't know what's wrong with the code below. It is produced by the outreg2 command in Stata (which so far has always worked fine) and imported ...
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Extra \else error

I am wary of posting this as these extra \else posts seem to be getting closed, but here goes... I getting the following errors when compiling my .tex file: Line 243 is not being included in the ...
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miktex-makepk: PK font Alegreya-Regular-lf-t1--base could not be created

I just want to use Alegreya font with pdflatex. i had a question about an error before and got an answer. But it gives another error now. what should i do. error message: miktex-makepk: PK font ...
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Getting the filename of the current input from within “show_error_hook”

In the luatex reference guide, status.filename is described to return "the name of the current input file". The luatex wiki describes how to use this along with show_error_hook to produce better error ...
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Centering two images but aligning them left

How would I place two images below each other so that their left sides are aligned and the whole construction is centered? I tried like this: ...
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Undefined Control Sequence …entrycounter[]{page}\glsnumberformat{33}}}

I recently switched from MikTex to TexLive. At first, the document I had begun with miktex build just fine. But now I'm getting the error below: File: Document.gls Type: error line 15: ...
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German umlaut in the language-field in the bibliography

If I place a german umlaut like e.g. "ü" in the language-field of a biber entry, and if I then run biber & pdflatex the way I usually do, I get the following error: Missing \endcsname inserted ...
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How to solve a tex run problem'

I have tried the .tex file in WinEdt in Windows too. I want to run it using the KILE editor. The problem I got is showing below as log file. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live ...
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Error with tablefootnote in newest version (1.1a) of package

With the newest version of the package tablefootnote (version 1.1a), something is broken when using \tablefootnote within a table environment, something I discovered when a paper I am writing refused ...
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Missing control sequence inserted \def*

I download a new package (Alegreya). But it gave an error Missing control sequence inserted \def. How can i fix it. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} ...
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Problem with tikz plot in beamer

I'm trying to plot a function using this code \begin{tikzpicture} % Draw the log-normal distribution curve \draw[blue,smooth,thick] plot[id=f1,domain=0.001:6,samples=50] function ...
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dvipdfm.def not found

Recently, I had to flash my hard drive and reinstall the operating systems. I chose to install Ubuntu 13.10. However, when I compile my latex document, I get the following error: "! LaTeX Error: File ...
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TikZ 3 space between options and named angle in a label no more allowed

Release comparison In version 2.10 of TikZ you could write: \coordinate [label={[red] center:$P$}] (x) at (0,0); but in the latest release (version 3.0.0) you'll get an error (unknown function ...
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Tkz-euclide error “Undefined control sequence \tkzMarkAngle”

Note: While preparing the following question, I've spend about half an hour in trying to create a MWE. Then I solved the problem. So I rewrote the following to make it easy find this question with ...
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compilation error with `legend entries={…}` and `y filter/.code={…}` [duplicate]

The following example doesn't compile, unless I remove either the y filter/.code={...} or the [legend entries={...}] option: Is it a bug? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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multibib package gving me an error “Extra \fi”

I'm trying to use the multibib package and my MWE is pretty much identical to the one in the manual but I keep getting an error. It says ! Extra \fi The weird thing is, even I don't do anything in ...
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Numbering equation error

\bigskip \begin{equation} $\phantom{SPACE}$ $C_{n}$ = $ \dfrac {4i(-1)^{n}n}{(n^2 - 1)^2} $ \end{equation} Will not number the equation, or even allow me to view the PDF. I am just looking for an ...
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TikZ externalize causing problems with template

I have a large document (I'm using pdflatex with Eclispe and TeXlipse) with many (many) TikZ graphics (math function plots, most of them). In order to reduce (drastically I hope) compilation time I ...
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How to deal with macro expansion and 'TeX capacity exceeded' when using write18?

this thing is driving me nuts. ever since the friendly and knowledgeable people here on tex SE have guided me to doing multiple string replacements the proper way, i've been trying to incorporate that ...
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Continuous error messages despite positive results when checked with minimal working example! [closed]

I get following error messages, I ran several checks, but just can't figure out where they're comming from! I use MikTex 2.9 and Biber 1.7. These are the error messages: Line255: File ended while ...
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Tex capacity exceeded (string characters) (well it's about to be exceeded)

As per my earlier question TeX capacity exceeded (save size), I am generating a fairly large index of .txt, .tex, and .pdf files. This process has worked for a long time, and the size of the index is ...