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Log file not found [closed]

I've started working with latex a few weeks ago, and it's been working fine. When today I wanted to edit my file and suddenly I got the error: Log file not found. Of course I searched if this ...
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Complex latex document: how to locate offending package dependency [solved: was using dirty build] [closed]

For final distribution, certain appendix includes the pdfpages package. However, appendices should be skipped for normal "draft" versions, or while working on individual chapters. I am having ...
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Templates in TeXnicCenter 2 beta 1 [closed]

As recommended I have installed the TeXnicCenter 2 beta 1 over my TeXnicCenter RC 1 installation. In principle it works quite well, but if I try to open my templates (TeXnicCenter/Templates) ...
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How can I prevent pinlabel/postscript errors?

I would like to ask for help with an error caused by some interaction between the pinlabel package and (it seems) Adobe Illustrator CS2. I will describe the situation below; my question simply put is:...
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Beamer - Array problem

I encounter some trouble with the following array in the frame : \begin{frame} \frametitle{Measurability of - Third case} \begin{block}{Expression of } Let the unique solution of on :\\ \[ t^* =...
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Libertine/Biolinum suddenly missing/corrupted?

I'm working with Miktex 2.9 64 Bit on Windows 8 with Texniccenter. Up until yesterday I compiled all my documents without any problems. Today everything seems fine, too, I did not run any Miktex ...
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Error presenting an image [closed]

I want the third page of my document to include an image (JPEG) but I can't figure out what's wrong with my code. Here's the MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \title[Artificial Neural ...
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Strange “There's no line here to end” error

I am starting my adventure with LaTeX. I have following code on my preamble: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{setspace} \onehalfspacing \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{titlesec} On third and ...
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pgfplots contour example error

I'm reproducing the following example from pgfplots manual. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[view={0}{90}] \addplot3[contour gnuplot] {x*y}; \end{axis} \end{tikzpicture} But this code produces the ...
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TEXINPUTS ignored in ubuntu 12.04?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (default, no tweaking) and I am trying to use pdfLaTeX, like this: the file z.tex exists I am in the directory containing z.tex TEXINPUTS is a shell variable ...
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Language problems with biblatex and babel

I am trying to use biblatex with IEEEtran and babel, however I am having an error: Package babel Error: You haven't defined the language ENGLISH yet.. With regular Bibtex everything works as usual. ...
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image { } problem

\def \mic {\unit{\micro\meter}} \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics[scale=0.8]{C:/Users/21_12_test10} \caption[6 nozzles working in parallel at 40V with 20~\mic drop spacing.]{6 nozzles working in ...
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strange behavior with \centering

Based on what I had read here, I had expected that the use of \centering would be the right tool for the what I am doing in this code: \begin{equation*} \left( \frac{1}{1 \cdot 2} + \frac{1}{2 \...
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How can the following TeX file be run without errors? [closed]

I get an error : ! I can't find file `xdvipdfmx.cfg'. l.6 \input xdvipdfmx.cfg Please type another input file name and ! Emergency stop. l.6 \input xdvipdfmx.cfg I really wish to know what ...
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LaTeX poker package [closed]

I have downloaded this package that allows to me to include poker card symbols in my LaTeX document. I followed this post to install the new package, except that I installed the package into /usr/...
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Latex would not set because it fall over things like \begin{document} and other thing [closed]

I can't set my latex document. it stuck at l.22 \begin{document}. When i type H in the type area under the controle output, it says: I suspect you have forgotten a }, causing me to read past it when ...
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Problem randomizing answers in eqexam [closed]

I'm trying to use the eqexam package to randomize answers to multiple choice questions in an exam. The package works without options, but when I include the allowrandomize option needed for this ...
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TeX fails to generate output with Hebrew text: Jerusalem font metric file missing

I have MiKTeX installed on a Windows machine. I have this simple document, where I'm trying to use Hebrew: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{ucs} % package to add unicode support \...
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ConTeXt: Enumeration, Comments cause undefined control sequence startformula error

I'm a LaTeX user working through some ConTeXt tutorials, and hit a brick wall pretty early. It makes me wonder if something is wrong with my setup, or if I'm not understanding something pretty ...
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Subfigure captioning

I have a figure with several subfigures. The figure has a \caption, which is messy in the List of Figures. I'd prefer to put \captions on each of the \subfigures. The code I'm using at the moment: \...
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Authors Suppressed Due to Excessive Length

How can one avoid the error message "Authors Suppressed Due to Excessive Length" using LNCS (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) template? Would it be possible to change it to First Author et al. or ...
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cventry using moderncv class

I am quite new in LaTeX. Actually, I want to use cventry using moderncv class. I faced with lots of errors while I am using multiple \cventry. \section{Experience} \subsection{Vocational} \cventry{...
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Error compiling algpseudocode example

Compiling this piece of code (which I took from the guide of the algorithmicx package) I get a lot of errors and do not understand why. I think it is probably some stupid typo I can't see but this is ...
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Bibtex could not find .tex.aux

I'm getting the following error message from bibtex. $ bibtex test.tex I couldn't open file name `test.tex.aux' What is causing this? [NB. I'm about to write an answer to this question.]
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Incompatibility between verbatim and tabu? (Danger of using \scantokens in a package)

With the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{tabu} \makeatletter \renewcommand\verbatim@processline {% \begin{tabu}to\textwidth{|l|X[-1,l]|} foo&\the\...
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LatexIt not rendering properly

I've been trying to figure out how latexit works, however, when I enter this simple piece of code, I get a long message of different errors as "LaTeX Error Bad environment delimiter", "You can't use `\...
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Name clash, “\ifpdf is already defined” between JHEP3.cls and ifpdf.sty [closed]

You might be interested that there seems to be a clash between JHEP3.cls version 3.1.5 (from http://jhep.sissa.it/jhep/help/JHEP/TeXclass/tools_JHEPlog.html) and the ifpdf package. I think both ...
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\underbrace error [closed]

I'm trying to write an equation, but I keep getting an "Undined control sequence error on the line my equation is one, and I can't seem to figure out what the error is. Can any of you guys seen an ...
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tikz-timing package gives up on path after 25 clock cycles

I'm using the tikz-timing package to do some timing diagrams, but it seems that it has an upper limit of 25 clock cycles. While \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz-timing} \begin{...
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Associating error messages with tex input

I'm compiling a paper that someone else started and I have to fix some error messages associated with text that I've never read before. When I compile the paper sometimes it gets to an error and I ...
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LaTeX is compiling the file from before changes

I'm using LaTeX under OSX 10.8.2, TeXworks as an editor. Searching solution for my problem I'm trying to compile differet codeds posted here in questions or answers. I've created few test files where ...
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Runaway argument with linguex

Compiling some linguex code gives me: Runaway argument? \newgll [CP Ceapann tú [CP go bhuailfidh an píobaire an t-amhrán \ETC. ! File ended while scanning use of \ai. <inserted text> ...
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** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. with tikz-qtrees in xelatex

I've got a snippet of tikz-qtree which causes ** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. when compiling with xelatex, but works fine with pdflatex. But I need xelatex because I've got a lot of unicode ...
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No room for a new \mathgroup

Using MnSymbol, bm and pxfonts together causes No room for a new \mathgroup MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{pxfonts} \begin{document} \end{...
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“Missing $ inserted” errors generated in tabular figure

I've compiled my LaTeX document into a PDF using the website ScribTeX, and everything seems to look fine, but I keep getting the following errors: Similar errors happen every time I use a table. ...
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Multicolumn misplaced \omit problem

Okay, I know there are a few questions already about this but I looked at them and tried to get it to work but couldn't, I'm kinda new at this so I dont really have a clue what I'm doing. Anyway here'...
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Undefined control sequence \url error [closed]

I got this error while trying to run the latex command: ! Undefined control sequence. l.10 \newblock Available from: \url {http://www.google.com}. ? Why is it an ...
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Errors with multicolumn-equations inside tabular (inside tcolorbox)

I try to rebuild a fairly complicated math-table, and I'm almost satisfied with the result. The MWE actually compiles to the table I want, but with error messages. When I include the table in my real (...
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Uppercase Accents [closed]

My name is Sebastián and I'm doing my thesis in LaTeX. The last part of my work is the cover, but I have a problem compiling it. I have some uppercase letters with accents in the cover, and I get the ...
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Can't install MacTeX error on validating packages [closed]

I am trying to install MacTex that i downloaded from http://www.tug.org/mactex/ but when i am installing it gets a error message "The installation failed" i don't know what to do.
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Unhelpful, misleading errors in amsmath environments

With the simple equation environment; \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} a \foo b \end{equation} \end{document} you can see a helpful error message, ...
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Compiler gives hundreds of “invalid character” suddenly

I am writing my latex document in TexMaker and suddenly in one of the thousands of compilations I make there is a error and I cant get rid of it. The error is: ! Text line contains an invalid ...
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Algorithm spanning two columns error with \prevdepth [closed]

I am trying to use the algorithm command to display an algorithm that spans two columns in a two column document. However, I am getting an error message with \prevdepth that I do not understand. Below ...
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l3names error in lualatex (\reserveinserts{32})

I have the following 'test file' in which I am working, works without problems when compiling with '(La/Xe/pdf) TeX' but throws an error when compiling with 'LuaLaTeX': Package: l3names 2012/09/24 ...
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Are nath and xcolor incompatible?

I have a file that compiles fine. It uses nath and color packages: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{nath} \delimgrowth=1 \begin{document} \begin{equation} A \...
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How can I set default font size to [bp] instead of [pt] in order to use Lyx with XeTex?

I want to use the [bp] font size for the whole document in Lyx 2.0.4 for compilation with XeLatex. My LaTex preamble looks like this: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} \...
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Updating packages in TeXLive 2011

I have TeXLive 2011 distribution on my Windows 7. I haven't updated it before. I downloaded it as an iso file. Anyway, I tried to use the mdframed package in an example document like below: \...
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LaTeX - using HA-prosper - Error : \ProcessKeyvalOptions{Hyp}

I have started using the HA-Prosper packages with a very simple code, but I get an error, here is the code: \documentclass{prosper} \usepackage{HA-prosper} \title{Internet Traffic} \author{A.B} \...
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Warnings and errors highlighting when compiling in Bash environment

I'm processing a large document, using Latexmk in a Bash environment. It would be very helpful if error and warning messages were somehow highlighted or coloured, in order to facilitate spotting them. ...
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How to create command for a box where text inside the box can automatically adjust?

I have a problem on how I can make my command right. I created a box where the text will be inside it when used but something went wrong when I prolong the text it turn out like this: Code: \...