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Error in adding parts to the question

I am new to Latex and trying to add parts to main question by using \begin{parts}. When I run my code, I get the error "!LaTeX error: Environment parts undefined" \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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What does this input encoding error mean?

! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding `utf8'. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H for ...
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Missing \begin{document} in dantelogo.sty? Viccuad-CV [closed]

I am trying to recompile my CV using the Viccuad-CV template on a new PC, but I keep running into bugs. I downloaded the template again and I am using the empty example to compile it but it keeps ...
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A strange Missing $ inserted error

For the following text snippet in my document: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{quotes} \usepackage{amsmath} \say{For vertical axes deployment, $\theta_t$ = $\theta_r$ = 0 and for ...
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Tikz: Error “dimension too large” when decorating arc [closed]

I'm drawing circles with arrows on in 3D. To do this I'm using decorations, and drawing the circles in halves so that I could change the colours later and draw an arrow penetrating them while keeping ...
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Why doesn't “/documentclass{article}” work (forward slash vs. backslash) [closed]

I am new to LaTex. I am reading the book "Latex" by Stefan Kottwitz, but under "creating our first document" I was supposed to write the following: /documentclass{article} /begin{document} This is ...
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PGF : no legal \end found [closed]

I am trying to make a gauge, based on an answer I saw on this website, yet I am struggling with an error I can't solve. I have been looking at my document for more than 1 hour now, and I can't find ...
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Forbid building a file when it's not used in \input [duplicate]

I have two files, main.tex and chapter.tex, organized as follows: %main.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{chapter} \end{document} and %chapter.tex \section{Hello world!} $2 + 2$ ...
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Package keyval Error 15 undefined

When I try to compile the following code on Windows using MikTeX and TexWorks, i get this error : ! Package keyval Error: 15 undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation. Type H ...
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TeX Live error on Ubuntu 10.04: pdflatex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 over-top of Ubuntu 9.04, preserving my /home partition, but aside from that partition, it was a fresh install. I installed the texlive package (2009-7) from Ubuntu's ...
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Fixing JAIR style

According to the Eigenfactor ranking of journals, the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) is a leading open-access journal in AI. Unfortunately, the JAIR style files are twenty years ...
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Compiling issue with amsfonts and amssymb

I've been racking my brain for hours about this and am no closer to figuring out how to fix this. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Basically I'm running Texpad and trying to use the packages ...
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How to get this recommendation letter template to work

I'm trying to get the recommendation letter template from the following site to work, but I'm too stupid to get it to compile correctly. tedsider.org I downloaded all the latex related files: ...
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Inserting Images [closed]

I'm having troubles inserting an image in LaTex. This is what I wrote: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.3]{hi} {desktop/hi.jpg} \caption{Placering og budget} ...
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“Could not start the command.” Error message Ubuntu TeXmaker

I've been having some technical issues with LaTeX lately. I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to make a LaTeX file. Here's my code: When I press the arrow to the left of "quick build" I get: ...
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Getting “Missing \endcsname inserted” Error but don't know why

i'm currently working on my master thesis and get always the following error on my first run ./Thesis.tex:4: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \endgroup l.4 ...
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wrapfigure gives : wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment + ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted)

I'm getting the following error message Package wrapfig Warning: wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment on in put line 2696. ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). <to be read ...
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permission deny

This is what I write: \documentclass [a4paper, 12pt] {article} \usepackage {amsmath} \usepackage {mathptmx} \usepackage[12pt] {moresize} \begin{document} \section{2.7 Derivatives} The ...
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minutes.sty (1.8d) stopped working (in texlive 2014)

Up until recently minutes.sty worked like it should. But now the \topic{} macro throws errors like this: \topic{A} ! Extra \else. \stc@sect ...csname the#1\endcsname }\fi #7}\else ...
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Strange error caused by some weird interaction

The following short document prints a scoresheet for a simple dice game called kinderyahtzee. It is close to what I want: %%%%% Kinder-yatzee scoresheet in \LaTeX ...
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How can I remedy a 'TeX capacity exceeded, sorry' error?

I'm trying to write a report that contains many tikz figures (originating from Matlab, if that matters). When I compile my document, I get the following error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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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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What is the meaning of \+ in doxygen-generated latex? [closed]

When compiling a software reference manual with doxygen and latex output, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.2 ... Modular System for Shelves and Coasts (M\+ ...
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Texmaker shifts view to start of document when compilation fails

Whenever I get a compilation error on Texmaker on Ubuntu, it would shift my view all the way to the start of the document. This gets extremely irritating as I'm working on a rather long presentation ...
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slashbox.sty not found after download from CTAN [duplicate]

I am using Mac OSX and when compiling using TeXShop I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File 'slashbox.sty' not found. I have downloaded slashbox.zip from CTAN and placed it in my ~/Applications/Tex ...
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Problem with using TikZ in Texmaker

I seem unable to use any TikZ command in Texmaker. Whenever I use such command, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,or ...
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picinpars and ragged2e appear to create a capacity exceeded error when switching alignment

I have an odd issue that appears to stem from the ragged2e package. I need to be able to have an image shown on the right with right aligned wrapped text around it. However, when I have to switch the ...
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What is the cause of the error “Package keyval Error: orientation undefined”

When I try to compile the following code on Windows using MikTeX and TexWorks, I get the error "Package keyval Error: orientation undefined". I understand that it is referring to line 69, which ...
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Custom .sty warning on specific command

I am writing a custom .sty file and I notice that it can break if a certain command, native in Latex, is called. I would like to throw a warning to the user and say "Don't use this command!". I know ...
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Linguex and Tipa

The numbering of the sentences shows as underlined dots when using \ag. \a. \b. of linguex and tipa . \bg. works fine but starts numbering from (a.) ...
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MikTeX suddenly stopped compiling

PDFlatex suddenly stopped generating the PDF and started returning a bunch of errors. C:\fithesis2.cls:103: Font \filogo=fi-logo at 113.81102pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. ...
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LaTeX Error: File `or8.sty' not found

when I compile this file I see this massage LaTeX Error: File `or8.sty' not found. please help me , thanks ...
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What's wrong here? ! Extra }, or forgotten \right.<template> }$}\ifmeasuring@ \savefieldlength@ \fi \set@field \endtemplate \end{align}

This Error-Message is not understandable for me, what's wrong here? ! Extra }, or forgotten \right.<template> }$}\ifmeasuring@ \savefieldlength@ \fi \set@field \endtemplate \end{align} The ...
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How to use tikz with memoir

I have used the following code after suggestion from an answer here. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=1.2em] 0 \arrow[r] ...
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Turkish characters to uppercase then another problem [duplicate]

My MWE \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \addto\extrasturkish{% \uccode`i=\string"9D ...
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biblatex and autonum don't work together

biblatex and autonum don't seem to work together in the newest version. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Change page numbering style in moderncv document

I am working with a \moderncvstyle{casual} template to create my CV. The template includes automatic page numbering, which is styled like this: 1/5, 2/5, 3/5 .... I don't want this style, ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package inputenc!

I'm getting this problem and I can't find a fix for it. Tried searching but still couldn't find a solution. Here's how the file begins: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{llncs} ...
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tlmgr cannot setup TLPDB

I'm trying to update my installation of texlive 2013 under Ubuntu 13.10. However, I followed the instruction on this answer, but I get an error (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) ...
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Problem with align inside tabular environment when using xcolor

I'm trying to build a table with multiple numbered equations inside, hence I used the align environment. On the other hand, I need to color some cells, so I included the xcolor package with the table ...
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Encoding compilation problem with Bibtex Texmaker and LinuxMint

I had absolutely no problem until my last compilation, and I got no idea why I got this error now, because I didn't absolutely touch this line of code nor this page... Here is the error I get : ...
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How to divide underline with ULEM package?

In some Chinese books, proper nouns were underlined uncontinuously. How to divide underline with ULEM package, as in the first pic? I changed the ulem package, and want to seperate some words, ...
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Compilation error “Error: Missing \begin{document}.” [closed]

I declared my document in this manner and have been working successfully with it for a while. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,bibtotoc]{scrreprt} \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} ...
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Struggling to get moderncv files to compile

I'm a real novice on LaTex, having only used it previously a small amount at University but not for a while. I've decided I'd quite like to transfer my CV to the LaTex moderncv style. I downloaded ...
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Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `eu2enc.def' not found

I got this error while running my tex file in XeLaTeX. For recovering this i install fonts by running following code : sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get install ...
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Errors in authorinfo in ACM template

In a submission to a ACM conference with double blind review process, I'm getting errors while compiling my tex file. The error says "No authors were specified for this paper" if I try to comment out ...
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How to solve the Arithmetic overflow problem?

I was making an article and everything was going alright, when suddenly I got an error: The error: Arithmetic overflow. \calc@Acount l.78 ...qwe dqweqwrwf qewrfrQ aRF EFCas drfFR}{62} My article ...
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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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Animate Options label,nomouse,step

it seems that i have some problems with the animate-package. Some of the options from the manual like nomouse, step or label=* are producing errors: Package keyval Error: nomouse undefined I am ...
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$327.68 Knuth reward check

I know something about $327.68 Knuth reward check. However, I cannot find a comprehensive list of people rewarded for finding errors in TeX. I do know, that among them is Bogusław Jackowski (Twice, ...