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PDF/Braids undefined control sequence

I'm trying to compile my script to make a simple braid diagram using the 'braids' package, using the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[a4paper, margin=2.5cm, ...
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lualatex and polyglossia error “Missing number, treated as zero.”

I just happened upon the strangest error with lualatex and polyglossia. I'm trying to compile a very easy file, here goes: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \begin{document} ...
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how to correct broken pipe and bad range specification [closed]

I am getting broken pipe and bad range specifications all morning today. Everything worked fine and today I am updating my latex files by splitting chapter and sections to different files. I didn't ...
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How to include input filename in error message?

I want to add an error message to a class I'm building for when the user (which will generally be me...) forgets or messes up a macro call sequence. I can do this: ...
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Getting the filename of the current input from within “show_error_hook”

In the luatex reference guide, status.filename is described to return "the name of the current input file". The luatex wiki describes how to use this along with show_error_hook to produce better error ...
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What causes this \discretionary error?

I would like to compile my old LaTeX thesis to PDF. The text was created in 1999 (emTeX, I believe) when the computers and the tools were a bit different -- read it, I am returning to LaTeX after 14 ...
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Misplaced alignment tab character &

I've been getting the error: 'Misplaced alignment tab character & ...' even in sentences where the &-character is not used. It says it in sentences where I am citing. \documentclass{article} ...
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no room for new \count error

Why am I getting this error? This is my preamble which I include in the main document. My document is EMPTY. This worked before, but then I had to do a system restore and reinstall miktex and ...
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Errors when loading a package with AtEndPreamble hook

Consider the following (not so) MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \makeatletter % Load xpatch and ...
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Problem compiling TikZ diagram using template

This is my first input here. I have a problem compiling this document, where particularly the TikZ graph comes messed up (no graphics at all and labels superimposed). I am using TeXstudio with MiKTex ...
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LuaLaTeX + fontspec: Font not found

This refers to my previous thread How to use the calibri font. I am using the Calibri font with lualatex. MWE: \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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! File ended while scanning use of \next. Article format

The following error File ended while scanning use of \next. <inserted text> \par appear to me when I compile the following code: How do I make compile this .tex? ...
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Corrupt .tex file

I am a recently new latex user and i'm having some problems with my .tex files. Here's the actual code, totally corrupt and i don't know why TeX 2.9\tex\latex\graphics\trig.sty" Package: trig ...
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Error making my first Texworks document

I was trying to make my first document using Texworks but in the moment of saving I got this error message: C:/Users/Nicolò Ruggeri/AppData/Local/MiKTeX/2.9/miktex/log/initexmf.log You may want to ...
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error postscript file “Couldn't find header file”

I have a huge LaTex file with lots going on. Not sure how I can share a reproducible example. But this is the error I'm getting and it's driving me crazy! I don't even know where to start to look. It ...
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Error with figure numeration with abntex2 package [duplicate]

I am having some problems with the figures numeration in my text. The code is what follows. \documentclass[brazil,sumario=tradicional]{abntex2} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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jucs bibliography formatting

I wish to submit in JUCS, and they haven't provided with any bibliography style just that they follow ACM's format. For that, I used ACM-Reference-Format-Journals but it's giving me something like ...
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New command causes undefined control sequence [duplicate]

I want to create a new command to set the column colour, but it's causing the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. \redcolumn ->\columncolor {red} l.10 A & ...
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What does this input encoding error mean? [closed]

! 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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How to fix missing begin{document} error?

I am a very beginners of LyX. Whenever I want to export a document in to a pdf, i get the error as missing begin{document}. Even if i export the example documents. Please help.
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How to get gnuplot error messages displayed when using gnuplottex?

I use gnuplottex in LaTeX documents all the time, as I enjoy having the gnuplot scripts directly embedded in the LaTeX document. The main problem with gnuplottex is however, that the gnuplot error ...
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Biber can't call method “get_field” on an undefined value [closed]

Is this a bug, has the behaviour changed (i.e. it is a new 'feature') or is the end user simply an idiot? When I try to run Biber on code which compiled just fine until quite recently (i.e. prior to ...
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latex showing missing $ [duplicate]

f ( r ) : f ( I ) $\rightarrow$ f ( A ) {one to many mapping}
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latex problem showing $ missing [closed]

f \left( O \right.) $\rightarrow$ f \left( I \right.)
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What package or class defines an \email macro?

A colleague sent to me a manuscript written in Ubuntu. I am using Mac OS X Snow Leopard and I only have trouble when I compile the document due to the latex command \email. It seems it is not ...
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Windows API error 5: “Access is denied” when trying to compile TikZ picture

I installed PGF but are unable to compile the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) --(1,2); \end{tikzpicture} ...
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Beamer error driving me nuts

OK, I've been staring at this for an hour. I know there's an error in this frame, as the document compiles fine if I put \end{document} in the frame before this. But this frame gives an error File ...
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What is the meaning for “Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option ”

I load the following packages: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, amscd} \usepackage[dvipdfm]{hyperref} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{eucal} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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How to solve the error related with grid placement in pgf?

I have been trying to generate a graph, but encountered the following error for the code mentioned below. Where I am going wrong? Please kindly help. Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key ...
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Some text lines are italicized with no spaces between words

Some lines in my document are italicized, with no spaces between words, and continue after the edge of the document. The rest of the document is fine. Here is the beginning: ...
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Why am I getting those pgfkeys errors?

Suddenly, most of the figures don't appear in the document and the first error is ! package pgfkeys error: choice '1.8' unknown in key '/pgfplots/compat/anchors' Another error: ! package pgfkeys ...
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TeX Live 2015 tlmgr update --self error?

I have been setting up TeX Live 2015 on a x86_64-Linux architecture. After installing I tried to update tlmgr and got the following error: $ tlmgr update --self ...
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TeXmaker not compiling on OSx El Capitan (error: log file not found)

When I try to compile pdfLaTeX on TeXmaker, it doesn't seem to be working. It used to work on Yosemite before I updated the operating system to OSx El Capitan. I have changed all the /usr/texbin ...
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error ! Argument of \@firstoftwo has an extra } while using table environment

I have one mainfile thesis: \documentclass{report} In this file I load a package for the set up, made by my University. I also load other standard packages. Furthermore I load a subfile called ...
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ACM Conference Paper Error

HI I am using the ACM template from http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/proceedings-template.html . I get the error: The font size command \normalsize is not defined: there is probably ...
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Paragraph ended before \math@egroup was complete (and other fun) [closed]

I was working on my thesis which is due in a week when all of a sudden I started getting errors on my title page, specifically Paragraph ended before \math@egroup was complete Missing $ inserted ...
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How to find initial (not default) settings of MacTex TexShop 2014 (3.52) that won't typeset?

I was looking to adjust some of the settings in TexShop and decided to reset my changes. I opened the 'Set Default Values' checkbox and clicked 'Regular' believing my changes would be reversed. ...
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! Extra }, or forgotten $. error [closed]

After adding a table into a document, I compiled everything just to make sure the table worked correctly. It did. After this I scrolled up (on the PDF compiled version) to make sure the table appeared ...
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Is there a way to systematically ignore specific error messages?

When I compile my documents with a lot of trees, I often get the following error code: ! Dimension too large. <recently read> \pgf@xa l.1042 }} This error is due to some temporary ...
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Static analysis of LaTeX documents?

For programming languages like C, C++, C#, Java and so on there always exist some kind of static analysers, tools that check the sourcecode for unreachable code, unused variables, memory leaks and ...
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How to print “LaTeX” as shown in many tutorials and books? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to write (La)TeX (with braces) [or any other TeX-related logo] I came across the tug tutorial, and writing down the very first basic example of printing simple ...
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Is there any way to generate custom errors/warnings in LaTeX?

I want something like \ifmmode\else\GenerateWarning{The command \backslash uzuka is supported only in math mode.}\fi, which is supposed to generate a warning "The command \uzuka is supported only in ...
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Compile error Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again>

Please I have no idea what's wrong with the code I've been trying everything. ./main.aux:9: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \unhbox l.9 \newlabel{tab:Correlaci\IeC ...
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\tikzexternalize causing problems with template

I have a large document (I'm using pdflatex with Eclispe and TeXlipse) with many (many) TikZ graphics (most of them math function plots). Hoping to reduce compilation time drastically, I read about ...
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Texmaker for mac no starting command

I have been an avid latex user for a long while, especially on texmaker. I just got a macbook pro and i have downloaded texmaker on it to continue papers i did for my windows based texmaker. I have ...
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texstudio shows no errors

so when I hit the compile button or even build&view, texstudio will only display the pdf if there are no errors. It will not however, tell me where the errors are, let alone what they are. ...
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How to Fix MiKTeX209-net-log4cxx.dll?

I have a problem after updated package LaTeX from MikTeX Update and this screenshoot like this : How to Fix it ?
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LaTeX program isnt working and i need help

\begin{document} \maketitle \pagebreak \section* {question 1} A set S along with a binary operator $\star$ to be a group means that given any two elements x and y that belongs to set S "combines" to ...
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I am using Texniccenter and facing an error for missing { in figure caption while every thing is looking fine

I got a message for missing { inserted in caption \caption{Schematic of band alignment due to the contact formation between metal and n-type semiconductor. Here, $\phi_{MS}$ is the difference of ...
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“I can't write on file”

I don't get this mistake. This occured from nowhere. Any help would be appreciated