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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: ...
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Why do I get this error when using babel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \tableofcontents encoding issue with lualatex I tried adding babel package to my file - to get proper hyphenation for my language. But I get strange error, related ...
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Where are all these errors coming from?

With the following document, I get a lot of errors around line 38. I can't tell where these come from, but the resulting output looks fine. For the sake of good practice, what am I doing wrong here? ...
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Error caused by interaction between minted, footnotes, babel and "(double quote)

I'd like to put some inline code using minted but when I try to typesent the empty string "" I get an "undefined control sequence" error. Sample code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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LaTeX wants a $ where there shouldn't be one

I have a variable name that I need to include mid-paragraph. The variable is called "oral_read_score". LaTeX seems to think that I meant the "r" and "s" to be subscripts, and gives an error unless I ...
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Conflict between xeCJK and hyperref in TeXLive 2012

I find that in the presence together of packages hyperref and xeCJK, in either order, raises an Improper alphabetic constant error with an em-dash in commands \section, \subsection, etc. This happens ...
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Missing number, treated as zero. What is wrong in here? [closed]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[dutch]{babel} % Quotes won't work without babel \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % This is very important! \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX

This is with ref to my previous question Package clash in multilingual report. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Epstopdf does not compile *.eps

I work in WinEdt + MikTex 2.8 and mostly compile the source through PdfTexify. In order to compile eps figures in this mode I used the package epstopdf, but recently it stopped working. This is quite ...
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How to insert pdf (as a graphic file) in LaTeX [closed]

I am trying to insert some ready image-pdf files to my LaTeX code. (I use pdfLaTeX and my distributor is TeXnicCenter.) But I will get this error: Package pdftex.def Error: File 'fig1.pdf' not ...
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TeXShop gives “(null) does not exist” error when compiling postscript [closed]

Mac: 10.7.3 TeXShop version: 2.47 When I try to compile .tex into a Post Script file, TeXShop gives me an error as follows: (null) does not exist. Perhaps TeXLive was not installed or was ...
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Error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found! [closed]

My TeXworks doesn't let me compile my documents anymore due to the error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found!: It is OK in TeXnicCenter but not here. I looked up the net to download the ...
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Latex Quit: ! Undefined control sequence. l.62 \@writef [closed]

I was updating my tutor handouts for calculus and suddenly the whole thing refuses to compile. I have no idea what is wrong or why it is saying this. All I changed were some equations and I added a ...
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PGFPlots fixed number formatting fails on small numbers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you remove the axis multiplier? I have a problem getting fixed (as opposed to scientific) number formatting on my axes in PGFPlots. The following example: ...
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How to get error messages from pdflatex tool (specially running from php)

I am executing pdflatex from php script and it gives me very long list of log entries mixed with errors e.g system('/usr/texbin/pdflatex -output-directory=./temp/tex '.$tex_output . " 1> ...
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LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document} [closed]

While i wrote \begin{document} but it gives me the error what should i do? You can see my template below: \documentclass{res}‎ ‎\newsectionwidth{0pt} ‎\setlength{\textheight}{10.2in} ...
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How to insert a JPEG picture using LaTeX

I try to insert a picture using the code below \usepackage{pgf} \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=2.5in]{image/Test} \caption{Example TA} \label{fig:Reinforcement} \end{figure} ...
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mktextfm failed to make igo10.tfm

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, and need to install the package at http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/igo to compile a document I have received the tex source of. I am trying to follow the instructions ...
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Undefined control sequence on legitimate LyX macro

I'm trying to define a LyX macro, Insert -> Math -> Macro on the menus. It's a very simple macro. Source code under View -> View Source: \global\long\def\Z{\mathbb{Z}} The file compiles nicely if I ...
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Error in installing packages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix the error “GUI framework cannot be initialized” with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX? I am using window7 and MiKTeX2.9. I want to install new packages which is not ...
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How to raise a LaTeX warning from within Lua code?

I want to raise a warning from within Lua code. With advice from the LuaTeX wiki and LaTeX 2𝜀 for class and package writers, I arrived at the following (working) solution: \documentclass{article} ...
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You can't use `\eqno' in math mode [closed]

Pls help me! I got some error message in TeXniCenter about this equation. I tried to look for errors in parentheses, but could not find. \begin{equation} ...
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lingmacros alignment causes compile failure

Without & for alignment, it works perfectly fine. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{lingmacros} \begin{document} \enumsentence{\shortex{3} {Taroo$_i$-ga Yo$_j$-o zibun$_{i/*j}$-no ...
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Problems installing MiKTeX

I have managed to download the ProTeX package and install TeXstudio. However, I keep failing in installing MiKTeX. (I have tried to download it several times from different places to insure that it ...
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subfigure.sty and acronym.sty not found

After my old computer broke down, i have installed latex again on my new computer with 64-bit windows 7. However, when I try to compile a simple example that alaways worked before, i always get the ...
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Get current source line number

How can I get the current .tex source line number? I want to use it to generate useful error messages in a package I am writing. There are some errors that can only be detected at the end of the ...
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the memory dump file could not be found

I'm using MiKTex on Windows 8. Using the simplest tex file would bring about the error. pdflatex.exe: the memory dump file could not be found. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Error line inside a package

I've created my own package, but, when I use it in a new document, and pdflatex find an error using a custom command (defined in my own package), it shows me only the error line where this command was ...
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Using \SplitArgument with r() arguments in xparse

I have been experimenting with using the xparse package for custom document macros with a Markdown-like syntax. For example, I used to write \cut{x}{P}{Q} to produce . With the help of xparse, I ...
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Fatal format file error; stymied. fmtutil: infinite recursion

I'm using texlive / ConTeXt / Xetex, but I don't know which of those might be relevant to the problem. The summary is that when I run TeX, I get a "Fatal format file error; I'm stymied" message. ...
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What does this error mean and why does it keep moving?

The following MWE gives me an error: %Page layout here \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{kantlipsum} %Font stuff here \usepackage{tgtermes} \begin{document} \kant ...
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error with math mode

Given a curve $\mathcal{L}$, define two functions of distance transform $\kappa_{+}$ and $\kappa_{-}$ on \mathbb{R}^{2} as $\kappa_{+}(x) = d(x,\mathbb{R}^{2}\D), x \in \mathbb{R}^{2}, ...
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Make latexmk and pdfviewer robust against latex errors [closed]

Sometimes latexmk fails because the file was saved premature. For example the user forgets to close a { bevore he saves the .tex file. The user has to get latexmk back on the road again and usually ...
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Why does this Tex refuse to compile? [closed]

The following won't compile under pdfLaTeX, I'm thinking due to some sort of infinite loop error: Comparing these spectral radiuses, we can say that the Gauss-Seidel method will converge ...
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bashrc export TEXEDIT emacs

If PDFLaTeX fails to compile with See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H for immediate help. I want to press e to get an instance of Emacs. The cursor should be on ...
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Bibtex fails: Process exited with error(s) [closed]

So, I just installed the latest TeX Live manually from the website on an Ubuntu 11.10 64bit. I left every path on the default one, I installed all the packages. Then I installed the latest version of ...
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Error: Extra }, or forgotten \right in align environment

I'm getting errors in the align environment that I'm not getting for the exact same line that compiles without error in the equation one and I can't figure it out. Can someone shed some light on this? ...
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Embedded parentheses giving the error: ! Missing { inserted.

I'm getting the above error and I can't figure out why. Here's the offending code. t\left(2^\left(m+1\right) \right)
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auctex 11.86 in emacs 24: Don't know how to compile nil

I run emacs 24.2.50.1 and auctex 11.86 on debian stable. When i open a tex file with $ emacs text.tex Emacs shows the following line 38 times in the Compile-Log buffer ...
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xeCJK l3-too-old

I started using XeTeX and whenever I use the xeCJK package I get the following error: ! Critical xeCJK error: "l3-too-old" ! ! ! Support package 'expl3' too old. ! ! Please update an up to date ...
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How to find the lost text part when having “Float(s) lost” error

I've lost some text. I don't know if theres something missing, so how can I find it? I'm not in the mood to compare the chapter1.tex to the pdf file by reading both. Chapter 1 (chapter1.tex) is rather ...
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Bibtex problem: It doesn't always work [closed]

My BibTeX just does not work after a certain citation. After this citation, every one is a question mark. @book{digital, author = {J.G.Proakis}, title = {Digital Transmission}, year = {2001}, ...
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Counter too large if number of alphabet chapters is more that 26 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error: Counter too large! with \alph{cntr} and cntr>26 I need Alphabetic numeration of my chapters. But if they are more than 26 LaTeX gives an error message. How I ...