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\@ title and You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do \makeatletter and \makeatother do? I'm trying to use a template with the following content: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,10.5pt]{report} \usepackage{a4wide} \...
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Trying to typset Persian(Farsi) with MikTeX - expl3.sty not found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Latest MiKTeX-Update broke XeLaTeX with fontspec I am a new user of LaTeX. I have installed MikTeX 2.9 and my editor is: TeXnic. Actually, I installed the xepersian package ...
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Lost labels using intertext with varioref and hyperref

I have a problem using \intertext together with \vref when hyperref is also used. Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, varioref} \usepackage{...
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How to quickly troubleshoot errors caused by missing closing brackets?

Perhaps the most common mistake I make is to forget to place a closing bracket, i.e. }, or closing command, e.g. \end{description}. When compiling, such mistakes usually do not say, "\begin{...
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Bibliography is shown on partially

In the References list at the end of my latex document, only the first 14 references are shown, while the others are not (I use a bib file with around 50 references). The error is: ! TeX capacity ...
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Which are your “favourite” confusing error messages?

This question: \addvspace can't replace \vspace shows a situation in which an error message can be confusing. If \addvspace is used when not in vmode the error message obtained is ! LaTeX Error: ...
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help with textgreek package [closed]

I can't seem to get textgreek to work on my system and I am out of ideas where to try next to fix it. I'm using LyX to write my thesis, so the TeX output is autogenerated. That said, I am perfectly ...
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Runaway argument

The following code: \begin{align*} \lim_{u\rightarrow\infty}\frac{\psi(u)}{\overline{F_I}(u)}&=\left(\frac{\rho}{1+\rho}\right)\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}n(1+\rho)^{-n}\\ &=\left(\frac{\rho}{1+\rho}\...
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LaTeX Error: “cmap.sty” not found [closed]

Could anybody help me with my situation. When I try to see my Lyx document in pdf Lyx write this Error note "LaTeX Error: "cmap.sty" not found" and in description "*** (cannot \read from ...
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Error with \foreach in TikZ

In the MWE below \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \foreach \i in {0, 1, 2, 3} \draw (\i, 0) rectangle +(0.5, 0.5); % \draw (\i, 1) rectangle +(...
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lualatex error with Brazilian Portuguese babel option

It seems that lualatex does not known the Brazilian dialect of the Portuguese language with the babel package. When compiling the simple document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} ...
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error when patching with etoolbox \apptocmd: “the patching command seems to be nested in the argument to some other command”

The \apptocmd command from etoolbox is giving me an error I don't understand. I know how to work around the error in this particular case, but I'd like to understand what it's complaining about so ...
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Image has invalid character? Trouble with graphicx

I'm sort of stumped on this one. I'm trying to include some graphics that I created with Stata in a document. I'm using pdfLaTeX and graphicx. When I try to compile, I get the error message: ERROR:...
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Adjust line numbers in error messages

Question Is there any way I can alter the line-numbers reported by TeX and friends in error messages? This is almost an identical question to Add offset to line number (in error message) when using ...
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Problem with using scale while using \includegraphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \usepackage[turkish]{babel} and \includegraphics inconcistency I previously imported many figures to TEX files and simply use the corresponding parameters without any ...
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afterpage + list = missing \item

I'm trying to use the afterpage package to automatically insert text at the top of each page (please see my other question Section reminders at the top of each page?) but I'm having trouble. ...
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ntheorem conflicting with subfig

When I try to add a figure that consists of two subfigures to my document with the following piece of code \begin{figure}[h] \centering \subfloat[Locally confluent]{ \begin{tikzpicture}[>=stealth,...
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How do I put a musical clef in a memoir-class document?

I've got a lot of questions about preparing a book layout, but as I'm slowly going through the various books and other documents out there, I think most of the questions are being answered. However, ...
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Algorithms \And boolean operator casuing “Undefined Control Sequence” error

I'm writing some algorithms using the algorithmicx package. I'm trying to create an if statement with an And boolean operator but using \And is causing an Undefined Control Sequence error \...
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Move .tex files from TeXlipse to TeXShop

I am a newbie at LaTeX/TeXlipse/TeXShop. I am currently writing a LaTeX document using TeXlipse plugin in Ubuntu. Due to hardware issues on the Ubuntu machine I need to port the .tex files to TeXShop ...
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Error when using \begin{RÉSUMÉ}

I write a paper in French, I add a package \usepackage[english,francais]{babel} to use a French but when I write: \begin{RÉSUMÉ} abstract in french \end{RÉSUMÉ} I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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How to increase the node memory size in ConTeXt?

With a very large document, after about 30 minutes of compiling with context, I get this error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [node memory size=100987760]. I added a line to texmf.cnf which says ...
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Showing listings of code side by side error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I put lstlisting block into subfloat block? Running this code gives me an error that ! Paragraph ended before \lst@next was complete. \begin{figure} \subfloat[...
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Using Kile@Ubuntu and getting “*.cls file not found. \begin”

I've just started using LaTeX for an assignment and got this error: File 'assignment_1.cls' not found. ^^M What can I do about this?
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Lyx - Missing $ inserted repeatedly [closed]

I'm lost in the next problem. I am using the last version (2.0) of Lyx to write up one of my final degree projects full of maths formulas, images, drawings and tables. But at the point I'm on right ...
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Using a macro as value of addtotoc in \includepdf

I would like to include pages from an external PDF file into my document, using the pdfpages package. The following works for me: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \...
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Latex compile reduce command line output [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reducing the console output of LaTeX Any time I compile a tex document I get a ton of command line outputs about loading sty's and other useless information for me. How can ...
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Weird error with eqnarray

The following piece of code \begin{eqnarray*} \expval[\mathcal{N}] &= \frac{\rho_0}{\rho_1} ~, & \var(\mathcal{N}) &= \frac{\rho_0}{\rho_1} + 0.280 \, \frac{\rho_0^2}{\rho_1^2} ~, \\ \...
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Formatting raggedright in booktabs. Why am I getting a \noalign error?

I have a \sidewaystable that is also a \threeparttable. I'm trying to produce it using booktabs. In the shape columns there are words with more than 8 letters that TeX keeps hyphenating. The column ...
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How can I fix the path to LaTeX fonts?

I'm using LaTeX on osx via TexLive 2011 and the TextMate bundle. Currently I'm trying to list some code in a document (using verbatim), but I get this error: ! I can't find file `pcrr7t'. ! ...
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Problem regarding parcolumns package

I needed to use parcolumns packages which was not available on my system. I installed it and now am having some trouble. I followed following steps: Locate the package sauerj on CTAN website. I ...
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LaTeX algorithmic package: Undefined Control Sequence in for-Loop

I'm trying to specify an algorithm in pseudocode in a LaTeX document, but I'm having trouble with the for-Loop. My statement: \for{$bin=0 to binCount$} \item blablabla \endfor keeps on generating ...
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TeX Live 2011: tlmgr not using xz after system upgrade [closed]

I have moved my TeX Live installation directories from one computer to another when I bought a newer system. I simply did a tar cfj texlive.tbz /texlive/ (the root directory where I had put TeX Live) ...
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\thelstlisting undefined for nostarch

I'm trying to get nostarch working and it won't even get out of the gate. I'm just a lowly user so these kinds of errors leave me quite clueless. The sample doc in the distribution nssample.tex ...
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Missing $ inserted

I am new to latex. I am trying to compile someone else's document. I have all the correct packages installed, but I get the following error: *Overfull \hbox <37.8394pt too wide> in paragraph ...
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Problem with spanish babel package

I'm trying to use package amscd for a commutative diagram. Everything goes smoothly if I write: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amscd} \begin{document} $\begin{CD} A ...
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Too many unprocessed floats with marginpar

I'm updating my CV, which is written by modifying this template. I have always been very happy with the result, but now I'm getting a Too many unprocessed floats error. For those who do not want to ...
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Problem with updmap

I'm running into a problem similar to this one. I'm running Arch Linux and have installed TexLive from their repository. I noticed that I had some configuration files (texmf.cnf and updmap.cfg) that ...
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You've lost some text [closed]

I had several figures included in my .tex file with the use of \usepackage{graphicx} written like the following: \begin{figure}[ht] \center \includegraphics{compton.jpg} \caption{Compton scattering} ...
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LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found

It appears when I try to build file in MiKTeX 2.9 I get LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name.(Default extension:cls)) Enter file ...
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tikz example from manual fails

I have copied an example from the tikz manual, but it fails to compile \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{circuits} \usetikzlibrary{circuits.logic.IEC} \...
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Can I redefine an environment to generate an error?

I know how to use \renewenvironment to redefine an environment, but instead of changing formatting, I'd like to have any use of the environment generate an error (log and abort). Is there a way to do ...
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Meaning of fontspec related error

I've edited a document. The edited document works well on my system, but apparently reports this error on another system: Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...ontspec_tmp_int\endcsname 255*...
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Adobe reader tells me error when opening my PDF

I'm transfering Master thesis from Word to LaTex (and I'm not expert in this). I have to use template, which we have from school. I pasted it here on pastebin.com. What was my problem: When I create ...
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Add offset to line number (in error message) when using input files

I am compiling a latex document, and when I have errors, I get nice messages like l.1041 \end{frame} which tells me that there is an error somewhere before line 1041. So far, so good. I can use my ...
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A0 poster error code [closed]

I submit to the wisdom of forumers this request. I'm very disturbed by this error code: ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package color. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. ...
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MiKTeX and Sphinx : problems on complex TeX output

I've installed the complete package of MiKTeX 2.8 because I have to manage the PDF rendering of a TeX file generated by Sphinx 1.0.4 (Python 2.6) from a ReST source file. I underline that the HTML ...
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Siunitx: how to deal with invalid numerical input '-'?

Thanks to you all, I found siunitx for decimal alignment. However, some of the columns in my correlation matrix don't have any numbers and have "-" instead. siunitx gives me an error about invalid ...
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Arithmetic overflow error using custom theme in pdfLaTex

I am attempting to compile a 70 frame beamer presentation in TeXworks (on Ubuntu 11.10). The theme I am using is called beamer-goddard (located at the bottom of This Page) . When I compile I ...
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Problem with spanish and babelbib

I'm not an English native speaker. All the documents I write are in Spanish. To handle this I use some packages like babel and babelbib for bibliographies. However, this can cause some troubles of ...