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uppercase greek letters in mhchem formulas gives error when compiling [duplicate]

I tried compiling a ~1 year old document today and noticed that I got an error when using a uppercase greek letter in a chemical reaction. Here's an MWE (with an example from the mhchem manual): ...
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Texmaker error “File not found” when using a “build” subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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Including Subindex in Figure Caption

I'm trying to include a subindex in a figure caption as: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{./Image_2.png} \caption{Some text in the caption with ...
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Table inside figure environment

I want two tables in the same line. I insert them using a figure environment and then minipages, inside each minipage I include one table. The trouble is that it doesn't allow me to include the ...
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Babel Spanish.ldf error

I have Windows 8.1 operation system and I installed Miktek 64 bits version for windows and TeXnicCenter 64 bits version. These is basically the main file: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{quotes} ...
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mhchem ver.4 not working after update! Control sequence undefined

I updated MikTex 2.9 Monday, and now can't compile while loading 'mhchem'. I'm using pdflatex [Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit)] to compile the following: \documentclass{article} ...
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Package pgfkeys Error(s)

I am searching for a solution of 5 package pgfkeys errors. I think the root of the problem is the same. Preliminary I tested if the pgfplot version is the same I have installed (v1.13) and I used in ...
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Question regarding limited number of pages

I am quite new to latex and have a question that might seem a little silly: My report that i wrote would have just reached page nr. 10 if compiled. For some reason though the program stops at page 9 ...
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Pdftex.def Error, Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input: gs

I can compile my latex document from mac terminal using pdflatex mydocument.tex However, Texshop fails to compile my file. More precisely, Texshop cannot convert .eps files to pdffile. The ...
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Errors with the moderncv template used with w32tex

I want to prepare my resume using the moderncv package. I am using w32tex (installed on this September), which includes the moderncv package. I downloaded the template from CTAN ...
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acronym not found but installed

I use Tex Live on Windows. I try to include the package acronym, Tex Live Manager says it is installed, but the compiler (PdfLatex as well as LuaLatex) outputs the error it is not found: File ...
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How to fix the error : moderncvcoloroptions.sty not found? [closed]

I am trying to make a CV using the package moderncv in the Classic theme. On compiling I get an error message : 'moderncvcoloroptions.sty not found'. I tried googling this file on the internet but can ...
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LyX document compiled in OSX?

LyX is a wysiwyg LaTeX editor that I find useful to write exercises fast instead of TextMate that I use for long-term projects. So the below shows an exercise that I would like to print as PDF: ...
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Underfull\hbox (badness10000) in paragraph at lines 31--43

a.) Probetas de acr\'ilico transparente, con escala de alturas graduada y con tap\'on de hule.\\ b.) Tubo irrigador de acero inoxidable, provisto de un tramo de manguera de hule y con un sif\'on.\\ ...
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subscript appearing properly but following character are italic

To write subscript say, x subscript 1 , I am writing x_1. However, the problem is that anything following 1 appears to be italic. Why is it so? I am using Kile as editor.
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error couldn't find the 'fopn_foweb' security handler

I use LaTex to compile .pdf files together, but I have the types of files that requires "Fileopen adobe plug-in" to be installed to open them. I have installed the plug-in and am able to open them ...
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Documents with typical LaTeX errors

I am giving a LaTeX course and have the idea to let the students find and solve problems within a few documents. Basically they shall learn how to create minimal examples and read error messages. ...
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\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink

I started using showkeys in one of my documents and see this error \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink A bit of google suggests that this "happens when hyperref is ...
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Can't find LaTex font phvb on mac

I was compiling a latex document on mac osx and getting this error: This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded base=mf) kpathsea: Running mktexmf phvb ! I can't find file `phvb'. ...
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Missing \begin{document} error when using .sty file

I am a fairly new LaTeX-user and I've come across a problem I can't solve related to a custom style. I keep getting a Missing \begin{document} error among others and I have no idea why. I am using ...
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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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LaTeX throws a missing } error, but I can't see the issue

Just as the title says, I really don't see how there's a missing brace anywhere. I'm a rookie with LaTeX so I don't know if there's some other cause for this kind of error. I have amsmath included for ...
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What is causing LaTeX error: Undefined control sequence

I'm trying to show this Matlab text, but apparently there is an error in the line title('z(x)=1+e^(-2x)*cos(\omegax)'); I thought anything I put between $..$ LaTeX would read as an mathematical ...
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I can't find the missing } [duplicate]

I just can't find the missing }. Or that is at least what the compiler tells me is wrong. Can you help, thanks? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow, tabularx} \usepackage{xparse} ...
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File `subfigure.sty' not found

File subfigure.sty not found. How can I fix this error? I compile my .tex file without any error with my laptop but I get this error when I compile with my office PC.
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‘\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink’ error with current version of hyperref

I am experiencing the hyperref split-link issue described in previous questions. I tried to update the hyperref package as recommended as well as the oberdiek package which also seems to have some ...
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LaTeX Error: File `lastpage.sty' not found [duplicate]

I'm using a LaTeX template for a research article I've converted the .tex file to a minimal example: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{SelfArx} \begin{document} \subsection*{Results} \end{document} ...
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MiKTeX - Compile Error during Installation

I have been trying to install MiKTeX on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, I have been following the instructions from http://miktex.org/howto/build-unx. After several obstacles and installing the mentioned ...
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Can't compile in Texmaker “Sorry, but pdfLaTeX did not succeed”

When working on a university project we use Texmaker as our editor. We share our documents and compile our master in a dropbox folder. Now when I try to quickbuild the master document I get this ...
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! Missing $ inserted

im experiencing a kind of weird error. I receive the "! Missing $ inserted." error message for line 727. The problem: the line is empty! In the error message he seems to load an R document that I ...
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Why is escaped # breaking my command?

I have created the following two commands: \newcommand{\termExplanation}[1]{\item[#1]\label{#1}} \newcommand{\newTerm}[1]{\hyperref[#1]{\emph{#1}}} In my text, I use \newTerm{Term 3}, and somewhere ...
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Error: Missing \begin{document}

I wanted to make a command that outputs a number in math mode. This is how my file looks like: \documentclass{scrartcl} %\usepackage{epsdice} %\newcommand{dice}[1]{\epsdice{#1}} ...
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IPE: An error occurred during the Pdflatex run

I have the same problem as here: Ipe latex, error with pdflatex command but I don't understand the answer :( Problem: When I run IPE, I get this error: "An error occurred during the Pdflatex run ...
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Undefined control sequence error using a command

Dear All, I am using below code in my Latex file but getting the error of undefined control sequence The code is \begin{equation} \lVert \mathbf{p} \rVert = ...
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Sublime Text and Skim: Can't build PDF

I used to be able to build PDF's just fine, but I haven't done any LaTeX-ing in the past few weeks. I opened up an old .tex file today and tried make some changes, only to see at bottom of the status ...
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Why isn't my LaTeX compiling to pdf?

I wrote a pretty basic LaTeX code to get myself familiar with LaTeX again as it's been a while since I used it. The code is simply: \documentclass[10pts]{article} \begin{document} \title{THE ...
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“Undefined control sequence” error for a symbol to `\setbox` while resetting beamer headline

In my beamer presentation I wanted to have infolines outertheme’s footline and tree outertheme’s headerline but with it displaying subtitle instead of title on the first line. So I took infolines as ...
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minipage environment keep parskip

I've tried to create a new environment using minipage, which has the same vertical space between paragraphs as would be there when not using the minipage. What I have so far is: ...
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Error “! Missing delimiter (. inserted).” in the same line, even if I change the document order

The error in the line 196 in the next code, always appear, even if I change the order of my document structure. This doesn't let me compile peacefully, ¿Where is the error? This is my code ...
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LaTex Error: \begin{center} on input line 129 ended by \end{document}? [duplicate]

I am getting the error I mentioned in the heading. I included both \begin{document} and \end{document}. But it is not running. The code is attached here. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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“Undefined control sequence \maketitle” & “Paragraph ended before \abstract was complete” errors

I am using this bioinformatics template. I am trying to compile it but can't seem to resolve these two errors. About the undefined control sequence error, it seems it is caused by a wrong command. ...
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How to fix error which says “Couldn't start the command”?

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{latexsym,amsmath} \usepackage[dvips]{graphicx} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{color} %\usepackage{subfigure} %\usepackage{subfig} \newtheorem{lemma}{Lemma} ...
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Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'cite'

I am trying to use biblatex package: \usepackage{biblatex} I get the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'cite'. Can someone help me how can I resolve this issue? ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph despite using tabular in wizard

I've read the other topics on this but I really cannot understand why I'm getting it in my case when it has been made by the wizard rather than by hand. I have \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr" error [closed]

I am receiving the "extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr" error in producing a complicated table in LaTeX. The minimalist table below should replicate the error. I have read the other answers ...
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“Missing number, treated as zero” error adding subfigures

I was ok doing my college work, then I needed to put figures on it. I looked at the Wikipedia's example where it used subfigures, so I tried to use in my work. The following block is public at my ...
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hyperref not working when a citation cross a page boundary

When I compile my LaTeX file with hyperref enabled I'm receiving a bunch of the following errors: Citation `xxx' on page \thepage undefined This error shows up I if use \clearpage before the ...
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pstricks does not work with MiKTeX

I have MikTex 2.9 installed on my computer, it is working perfectly. But when I use any pstricks script, a blank area is displayed. How can this be fixed? For example, I have the following code ...
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MikTeX 2.8 Update Error “Windows API error 87”

I was happily updating packages when the following error appeared: Error: Windows API error 87: The parameter is incorrect. The full update report with this error at the very end is as follows: ...
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Using Forest Package in Newenvironment

I'm trying to use the forest package to draw circuits, so I want to define a "circuit" environment that is a wrapper around the forest environment. But defining a newenvironment runs into problems. ...