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\nocite{*} not working while using biblatex

I am trying to list all references on a paper I am writing, however only the cited documents are appearing. I have placed a \nocite{*} at the end of my document, and it is able to generate my ...
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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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Caption Error: “destination with the same identifier (name{figure.1}) has been already used” [duplicate]

I get the following error when compiling pdflatex: (/usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/omscmr.fd) [2pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{figure.1}) ...
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Problem Compiling

Forgive me if this off topic, but I am not sure where else to ask. I have a large document of report class. It consists of various chapters, all in separate files. Everything has been going fine, with ...
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What does this error in an equation mean !missing} inserted

\\ $=\frac { { b }^{ 4 } }{ { n }^{ 4 } } \left.( \frac { { n }^{ 2 }+2n+1 }{ 4 } \right.) =\frac { { b }^{ 4 } }{ 4 } \left.( \frac { { n }^{ 2 }+2n+1 }{ 4 } \right.) } } } I have a problem ...
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a 'file not found' error message!

I am a novice on LaTeX. This is what I have and it gave me a 'File Not Found' \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \title{The Report} \author{Kiem Ta} \end{document} this gave me a 'file ...
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i dont know how to fix my errors [duplicate]

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} ...
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Compiler-style output for latex errors

I am a programmer who is used to using command line tools to compile source code. One of the must-have features of these compilers is the ability to tell programmers where their errors are so they ...
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Error while displaying bold R \mathbb [duplicate]

Here's my sample code : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \pagenumbering{roman} \section*{Problem 1} Given that : \\ $$ x \epsilon \mathbb{R} (3,2) $$ ...
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Elusive bug when using mathalfa with amsart

I got a strange bug using the two aforementioned packages when I try to build the TOC. The bug happens only after I typeset twice with pdfLaTeX and forbids me to build the TOC. Edit : following ...
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siunitx table leading zeros

How to preserve the leading zeros of the errors in a table using siunitx' S-column type? \documentclass[ngerman,english]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} ...
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Error in \title : Overleaf

I am using Overleaf and am receiving the following error when I try setting the title to my file. Illegal parameter number in definition of \@title. <to be read again> 1 How ...
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Cannot determine size of graphic

I'm trying to include graphics in my Latex-file, which I compiled with latex+dvipdf on OS X. Latex however returns this error: "Cannot determine size of graphic" My graphic is exported from ...
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biblatex Error 'cite' undefined: autocite=footnote with biblatex-mla

I would like to use the MLA citation style in footenotes. The following mwe produces the expected result. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=mla]{biblatex} ...
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Add space between table and text

I'm trying to add some space between my table and the text but the command \setlength{\textfloatsep}{2cm} is not working ¿What is the problem? This is my code: ...
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no output PDF file produced

My question is about LaTeX. My paper is written as the same as my teacher. But I can't output the PDF file while my teacher do. I am very puzzled. !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file ptmr8r): Font ...
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Why is the following LaTeX code invalid?

I am trying to compile a document using lyx and the following line: $Encrypted(k_\left\{subcontractor,airplane\right\}, softwareBytes | HMAC(softwareBytes))$ gives an error as if the first and ...
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Undefined control sequence GNU C Library manual texinfo.tex

I am new to LaTeX. I wanted to compile the documentation file from GNU C Library texinfo.tex. There I encountered the following error message. Could someone please tell me how to fix it? To compile I ...
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why i keep seeing this text “mhchem-textmhchem-math”

everytime i compile i see the text at the top of the cover. I searched all the document looking for this text without luck. any help? \input{doc_config/doc_config} % Document Configurations ...
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Error After Updated Context ?

I have a problem again with Context after updated third modules, like this : Command Line: C:\context\tex\texmf-win64\bin\context.exe --synctex=-1 "vektor.tex" Startup Folder: D:\Master ...
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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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natbib: Error when citing paper with similar authors and same year

I get a strange error when I try cite two certain papers in the same document, when I use the natbib package (with numbers option enabled). If I trim the author list or change the year of either ...
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Turn a warning (“Unused label”) into an error

The following example, a follow-up of Give an error if I dont reference a label, generates a warning: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{refcheck} \begin{document} ...
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Can tcolorbox enhanced boxes be combined with TikZ externalisation and save boxes? If so, how? If not, what's the best workaround?

I am getting the following compilation error when combining TikZ-enhanced boxes from tcolorbox with TikZ's externalisation: ! Argument of \tikzexternal@laTeX@collect@until@end@tikzpicture has an ...
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Error when using \include with higher-level directory

I have many separate documents in subfolders that each \include a *.tex file in the parent directory that contains macros. This worked fine the last time I compiled these files, about 10 years ago and ...
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Can be used only in preamble occurs when using \usepackage command

Whenever I am trying to use the subfigure or the algorithm2e package using \usepackage command, it is showing LaTeX Error: Can be used only in preamble. What is the problem and how to get rid of ...
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I don't understand the error and can someone please help? [closed]

I have done this, but I don't understand what does the line runaway argument? and file ended while scanning use. Now it doesn't allow me to get the pdf version and I'm terribly stuck. Any idea to ...
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errors while compiling the following codes [duplicate]

In the connection of my previous question. What is the problem in the codes? Codes: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper,top=1 in,bottom=1 in,left=0.7 in,right=0.7 ...
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Bibliography in latex apa problem

i am a passive follower of this forum for quite a time and it usually helped my but now i can't figure a probleme. I want to have a simple bibliography (prefered) in APA but it does not work. I tried ...
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How to say texstudio to come out from nonstop mode?

While working on texstudio, I am finding the following difficulty. Sometimes knowingly or unknowingly we are giving wrong commands which forces to go to the non-stop mode. At that time if we restart ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char (U+80)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

Hello I am very new to Latex and Texmaker I just started 3 Days ago. I am trying to set up my Library with Jabref. I just added Bib(la)tex and now I get the following Problem in the Log File: This ...
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Using \c{c} character in biocon package

I've created a new taxon, called popular, for use with the biocon package. However, it seems that the package does not accept the 'ç' character. A minimal working example follows: ...
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Error in \sum in state

I use the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{mathtools} \date{\today} \title{Some Title} \begin{document} ...
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Citation suddenly not working (! Argument of \@citex has an extra }.)

When using the following citation, I get the error: ! Argument of \@citex has an extra }. and no .pdf is produced. A bit of the text that causes the error: daily intake consists of ...
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Beamer: File ended while scanning use of \beamer@processframefirstline

I am encountering this and other similar errors any time I try to compile a beamer that contains code chunks which are printed in the document. For this example, I am using Yihui's sample beamer ...
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“Too many symbol fonts declared” error

I've had this problem for a while. When I try to add a new package, it says ! LaTeX Error: Too many symbol fonts declared. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H ...
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Problems with pdf compiler unavailable and document class {article}

I currently have some problems with my Lyx on the new version of Mac OS X (the version just right before the El Captain). These problems are: When I go into the Documents -> Settings -> Document ...
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Unable to include “large” code in lyx files

Following this question I was able to insert (Java) code into my lyx document. However, when I try to visualize (export it as a .pdf) the following error comes up: I can't work with sizes bigger than ...
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File QtGui4.dll missing

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and want to prepare presentation in beamer. My Latex works nornally when writing articles, however when trying using \documentclass[final]{beamer} \end{document} I am ...
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Conditional equations with with one curly bracket in LaTex?

How would I code something like this I've got the code \begin{equation} L = \begin{cases} 1 & \text{if $i = j$ and $deg_j \neq 0 $} \\ stuff & ...
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Error Latex TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]

I want to test this template http://students.engr.scu.edu/~sschaeck/latexforthesis/. when i run the makefile i get this error .Please what does it mean this error here the code : ...
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I can't get TeXworks to work

I installed the basic Miktex 2.9 Version (64-bit) on a new Computer (Windows 10). I opened 'new from template', chose 'Basic LaTeX documents' and then 'article.tex'. When I want to compile the ...
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“! You can't use `\raise' in internal vertical mode” error

I used the command \raise to superimpose a title to a writing. I got the error ! You can't use `\raise' in internal vertical mode which puzzled me for a while. For those interested, here is my ...
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Can not compile my latex file with \urldef

I have the following line in my latex file: \documentclass[runningheads,a4paper]{llncs} \usepackage{amssymb} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{url} ...
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Failed to create pdf file

My sister is currently writing her thesis and at mid work an error occurred at creating the pdf file. Since I don't have that much experience with Latex myself I can't really help her much with it. ...
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Trident sign showing up unwanted when itemizing

When itemizing, I have found unwanted Trident-like signs being produced in the output. Moreover, it is giving error messages for the said section. The whole document is rather short, and runs as ...
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includegraphics throw error with eps file

I want to use the ACM Latex proceeding template available at: http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template I have downloaded all the needed files that are defined on the LaTeX2e section, and ...
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Compilation of a Springer paper using svjour3 and BibTex for a TEX absolute beginner

this is the first time I have tried using the TEX code. I cannot compile my text. I use Windows 10, and the code below yields error messages that I transcribe in the console output. Can anybody be ...
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How to change chapter name to something else without triggering “LaTeX Error: Command \footruleskip already defined” with memoir class?

I tried the first and second solution proposed here Change the word "Chapter" to something else . But once I replaced book by memoir class. It triggered an error. The first solution was ...
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TeXShop does not compile on Mac OS El Capitan (pdflatex not found)

I am having trouble typesetting with TeXShop (using the latest 2015 version for Mac) in OS X El Capitan. When I try I get the following error message: Library/TeX/texbin /Library/TeX/texbin ...