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Why is apa6 ('jou' mode) cutting off the end of my paper?

The Issue I am using the apa6 style package with Kile on ubuntu 13.10. For some reason, when I use the jou document mode, my writing is cut off. This is annoying because I find the jou option to be ...
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Shared counter (between description environments) results in “undefined control sequence” [closed]

The objective is to share the counter SharedCTR1 across the description environments. The following code works with only one description environment, but not with both. \documentclass{report} ...
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(Incomplete \iffalse) with enumerate and Hebrew

I get the same error as reported here. An update of miktex did not help so I am at a loss as to how to proceed. The example works just fine on a different machine. \documentclass{article} ...
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TEXMAKER when compiling gives me error misplaced alignment [duplicate]

! Misplaced alignment tab character &. <argument> ...d/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78751524824& partnerID=40&md5=4144bdb06... l.76 ...D=40&md5=4144bdb064f723bb3e27d5ff60673d79} I ...
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I'm using apa6 and BibTeX in Kile; what's wrong with my bib links?

The Question Why are the links in the Works Cited breaking like that? How can I remedy that? Main File \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{Web-based IDEs: A Brief ...
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Problems compiling arXiv LaTeX source files

I use LaTeX to write papers. I'm using TeXworks/MiKTeX on a Windows XP computer. When I write the LaTeX code, I can compile it without any problems using "pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX". But if I ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown option `ngerman' [duplicate]

I've tried to create German quotation marks in LaTeX, but after compiling with \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}, I get this error: ! Package babel Error: Unknow option `ngerman'. Either you misspelled it ...
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A problem with revtex4 and colortbl

I never ran into the following problem before, where every time I tried to use matrices, LaTeX generated an error; !undefined control sequence. I was very puzzled as to how does this error come ...
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LaTex error: missing \endcsname inserted [closed]

I am one week into writing my thesis. We have a Latex template at our university. My latex was working fine and suddenly I got this error missing \endcsname inserted. I have even tried to disable the ...
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Can't Compile Because I haven't loaded Babel - But I'm not using Babel? [duplicate]

I tried compiling a document with an included Hebrew word. I copy and pasted the \usepackage example loading English and French as an example. Since then, my document will not compile no matter what I ...
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KOMA-Script throws “! Extra \else” error

With a minimal document such as \documentclass{scrartcl} \pagestyle{headings} \begin{document} \section{Introduction} \end{document} I am getting the following error with latex filename.tex ! ...
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no Bounding Box

Using TexMaker I am compiling with PDFLaTex the following and I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in Figures/chl.png (no Bounding Box). \documentclass[draft,grl]{AGUTeX} ...
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How to create pdf with latex?

Sorry about asking a stupid question. I'm just trying to use this, but don't know anything. My problem is: I want to plot graph with python code. I run it in terminal (I'm using mac) by calling: ...
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LATEX: Error when use 'cline' in a table

I use latex to prepare exam sheets. I use the exam.cls package. In the cover page, I created a table to include the question categories and their points: \begin{table}[H] \centering \large ...
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What are the restrictions when using the TeX Live rpm distro?

I installed [root@magpie ~]# yum -q info texlive Installed Packages Name : texlive Arch : x86_64 Epoch : 3 Version : 2013 Release : 4.20131226_r32488.fc20 Size : ...
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standard \cup vs musixtex's \cup

I'm using the musixtex package and it contains a \cup command (command for a dotted note). Unfortunately, I need the usual \cup command (command for the union of sets). Now, LaTeX doesn't recognize ...
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Matrix creating “missing \item” error [closed]

I don't even have an enumerate nor an itemize in my document, but I'm getting a message that says "! LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item." I've searched here and elsewhere, and ...
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LaTeX error! Too many }'s. \color@endbox ->\color@endgroup

I am trying to input r code using the listing package. However, at the moment my file will not compile and returns the following error: ! Too many }'s. \color@endbox ->\color@endgroup \egroup I ...
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TeX Live not compiling from TeXnicCenter

Due to problems with psfragfig and MiKTeX I wanted to switch to TeX Live and TeXnicCenter instead (on Windows 8). However it does not compile even the smallest MWE in TeXnicCenter. I always get the ...
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Problem to show image. Error Bounding Box

I'm trying to add some images, but When i compile it, an error is shown, and in the PDF the images are not showed. Code I have used: \begin{figure}[!h] % h-here, t-top, b-bottom \begin{center} ...
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Strange Activity with TexStudio after Installing Package

I'm writing a program in TexStudio which includes an algorithm/pseudocode. I used the second post here to help write the pseudocode. After installing the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Undefined control sequence }

Latex compile my code and it's kinda ok, but I don't understand an error it gives me This is part of my code that doesn't work \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=12pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Why does LaTeX tell me that a { is missing?

Whenever I compile my document including the following code, it produces satisfactory output on the pdf, but gives me an error: 43 Missing { inserted. <to be read again> ...
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LaTex Error message: !Missing \endcsname inserted

I'm getting this error message when compliling my .tex file: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. \relax l.34 ... Preamble of my code is following: \documentclass ...
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Vim complains of Whitespace error with \hspace

When I type the following line in Vim: \hrule height .1mm Why do I get the following error in the Vim Location List: foo.tex|258 error| Whitespace before punctation mark in " ." NOTE: It ...
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Texnicle on mac can't find file with pdflatex

I've been looking for couple hours now and I haven't found a solution for my problem yet. I am trying to build a PDF using Texnicle. I have set up pdflatex and its always giving me this: This is ...
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TexMaker - “File not found” when selecting section in structure view

I'm currently having a problem using TexMaker. When I'm selecting a section of the document in the structure view, TexMaker jumps to this specific section within the tex document but also displays ...
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How do I use IfStrEqCase within a siunitx command?

I am having trouble using \IfStrEqCase from xstring inside \num from siunitx: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xstring} \usepackage{siunitx} \newcommand{\bla}[1]{% \IfStrEqCase{#1}{{a}{1}% ...
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'Runaway argument? ' error when using the wx-ijcis class

I get the following error message when compiling for a journal article: Runaway argument? \relax \ifmmode \@badmath \else \bgroup \let \eqnnum \relax \let \refstepeqcnt \ETC. ! Paragraph ended ...
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Occasional counter too large error despite \MakePerPage

I am using the bigfoot package to generate two styles of footnotes, which I signal using either the normal \footnote or my new \footnoteB. FootnoteB uses alphabetical numbering but the count is reset ...
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Why am I getting a 'missing $ inserted' error? [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile this: \documentclass[11pt,fleqn]{book} \usepackage[top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=3.2cm,right=3.2cm,headsep=10pt,a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Missing $ inserted in maths mode

Been trying to this line to parse for a good 20mins, but all attempts have failed: \beta = $-$0.84, t = $-$2.09, P = 0.04 Could anyone tell me why I'm getting a Missing $ inserted error here?
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Code compilation problem - example on Tikz vectors

I would like to use the following code segment: Code \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{tikzpicture}[line/.style={&gt;=latex}] \coordinate (V1) at (1, 1.3); \coordinate (V2) ...
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Inserting simple figures in a document

I am simply trying to insert some figures in my tex document. I know this is very basic, I also have been following a latex guide, searching for question on stackexchange and asked around. I wrote ...
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Compilation error: missing $ inserted

I'm trying to compile this: %\chapterimage{m2summary.pdf} \chapter{Respostas e soluções} \begin{multicols}{2} \section*{\textcolor{ocre}{1. Matrizes}} \subsection*{Exercícios de fixação} ...
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Navigator package error: ‘I can't find file `yax' \input yax’

With TeXLive 2013, under Linux Mint KDE 16, when I try to embed a file with the navigator package, I get the following errors pointing to navigator.tex and the source won't compile: line 14: I can't ...
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! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color model `blue'

I'm having this error message: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color model `blue'. No threads on tex.stackexchange were able to be helpul to me. I use a modified version of sharelatex.sty ...
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Permanent “Undefined Control Sequence?”

I'm incredibly confused, and I have absolutely no explanation for this whatsoever. I was happily going about writing my document, which had compiled just fine for weeks beforehand, when I added ...
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\scalebox doesnt compile

I want to scale down an equation and after trying lots of examples found on the internet I still cannot compile or see what is wrong. My code looks like: \usepackage{graphicx} .... \scalebox{0.7}{ ...
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“Undefined Control Sequence” error for several lines

I get "undefined control sequence" error message for several lines: "undefined control sequence" (after "\pagebreak", where I pressed ENTER for an empty line), "undefined control sequence \section", ...
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“Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup” when combining “fixltx2e” and “preview” packages

In a two-column document with figure* floats, where the preview package is set up to preview floats, compilation seems to fail if the fixltx2e package is loaded: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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Latex! not in outer par mode - includegraphics - figure

I'm getting that after certain number of figures, with few ones it works but went I add the last seven ones, I got this, please help. Here is the structure of each figure, and here the link to the ...
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“File ended while scanning use of \@ref.” error in LaTeX

I am using the MikTex distribution of LaTeX and the Eledmac package for line numbering of a critical edition. No previous problems with this setup -- until today. WHEN I USE THE \beginnumbering ...
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Error when using the tikz package [closed]

When compiling a simple MWE like: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} test \end{document} I obtain an error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.1102 ...
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What does this error mean in Mathtools-colon?

I have not been able to produce the minimal example, but I get this error * LaTeX warning: "xparse/redefine-command" * * Redefining document command \oldstylenums with arg. spec. 'm' on line 128. ...
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How to get better error messages?

When running XeLaTeX on my document, I frequently get error messages like this: ) Runaway argument? ! File ended while scanning use of \next. <inserted text> \par <*> ...
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Undefined Control Sequence \maketitle … par

I'm new to LateX (first day playing around with it). Downloaded a sample (for a thesis) and I get the following error: I've tried googling around, but it seems like undefined control sequence could ...
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TikZ not working with university thesis class (another question)

For some reason, the TikZ arrow command \draw[->] and any thing similar like \draw[<<->] are not working with the university class file shown below. Can anybody figure out why? The ...
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Characters missing when embedding PDF with pdftex

I have the feeling this must have been asked before, but I couldn't find it with search... When I run the following test file \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % ...
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\relax undefined in tocloft \cftchapaftersnum

I found this error while try to compile latex document in my new machine: ! LaTeX Error: \relax undefined. l.35 \renewcommand {\cftchapaftersnum}{.} It didn't appear in my previous ...