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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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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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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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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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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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! 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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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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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 = \dis(\mathbf{p},\mathbf{...
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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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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 DELTA-...
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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: \usepackage{...
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Error message using pdflatex on “R's Multiple Sequence Alignment” Package

I am new to using R-studio and the Multiple Sequence Alignment package. I am trying to generate a PDF of the outputs from an alignment result, but I keep getting an error message. I am inputting ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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hyperref not working when a citation cross a page boundary [on hold]

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 auto-...
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LaTeX CV template not working probably

Sadly, I wasn't able to copy more than just the first of two errors: ! Package unicode-math Error: Cannot be run with pdfLaTeX! (unicode-math) Use XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX instead.. See the unicode-math ...
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I am using WinEdit 8.2. The following code is not running and making pdf. Can someone suggest what is the problem. Please

\documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec,emptypage} \usepackage[left=1.5in,right=1.0in,top=1.25in,bottom=1.25in,a4paper,portrait]{geometry} \usepackage{setspace,array} \newcolumntype{P}[1]{>{...
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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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Error When Using \yinipar [duplicate]

I am trying to create a nice drop cap for a story I am writing. Trying to use yfonts, I get the following error: Font U/yinitas/m/n/12=yinitas at 46.39pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. ...
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I keep getting an error message that report.cls was not found

I tried reading older posts but they all seem irrelevant. For some reason when I try to compile ANY document in TeXworks I get the error: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-...
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Numbering exercises, Error: Missing number, treated as zero

I'm trying to horizontally number some exercises for a problem set, and I'm getting an error "Missing number, treated as zero." on the two lines after "\multicolumn" shown here: \documentclass[...
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nice empty nodes broken by forest 2.0?

I've been using the "nice empty nodes" style from the forest manual for trees for quite a while now. Today I updated the package, and now it throws an error (though the output still seems to work). ...
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Can't open American Astronomical Society class document [on hold]

I'm having trouble previewing my LyX document as a .pdf, regardless of .pdf viewer, when the class is set to American Astronomical Society. This isn't a critical issue since I'm just using the class ...
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Not a valid EPS File

I am using the package \usepackage{epstopdf} and the error Not a valid EPS File continues to occur for a particular .eps figure. However if I save a simple .eps file and compile my document the ...
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argdef-error with A&A template (renewcommand) [closed]

I have two issues with the aa.cls, which can be downloaded from this site. It produces the error ! File ended while scanning use of \@argdef. <insert text> \par 1.267 \...
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How to use \verb or something similar inside a \newcommand

The command \displaygraphics[width-1in]{figure=some_fig.pdf} will display a graphic. Sometimes I want to typeset when I do not have the graphics files available, so I want to do something like: \...
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No information from the .log file about unresolved references

In October 2013 (question 136902), it was asked where one can explicitly find unresolved references in one's LaTeX encoding. The reply was: in your .log file. This used to be the correct and helpful ...
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Package biblatex Error: File '“FILENAME”.bbl' not created by biblatex. \begin{document}

I an new to LaTeX.. My question is about the error I get Package biblatex Error: File '"FILENAME".bbl' not created by biblatex. \begin{document}. I have tried to read the guide to biblatex but ...
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How to solve error in latex beamer compilation

When I was making my presentation using LaTeX and Beamer, suddenly I found an error in compiling: Text line contains an invalid character. Line number is given and it shows the error is in the ...
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Argument of \@sect has an extra }. \protect does not work

I have a problem using a command "\greek" in section. Here is an example of using the command \greek in normal text, which works fine. \documentclass[polutonikogreek, oneside,11pt]{CUEDthesisPSnPDF} ...
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TikZ (tikzexternalize) + subcaptionbox error

Update The error comes up only if I change the pictures themselves or insert/delete a picture that occurs before them in the document. As a dirty workaround, I defined a command \newcommand{\...
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Figure environments randomly not appearing based on layout

I'm including figures the same way I always have (previously without error), something like: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{../figures/fig21_total} \caption{} \label{...
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kpsewhich problem after updating to “El Capitan”

I'm having this problem which was discussed in other topics, but I think I'm not following the steps to solve it correctly. Problem when compiling in Textmate: This command requires ‘kpsewhich’ ...
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Tables with error message

I am trying to make a table (which has worked perfectly before, I'm only using slightly different column headings). \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|p{1.8m}|p{1.2cm}|p{1.2cm}...
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Adobe Garamond Pro cannot be found, Mac xelatex

I am using Mac, and following a template .tex file. I have tried to run xelatex myFile.tex, but I receive the error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! fontspec error: "font-not-...
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Can't compile file with cyrillic name

When I try to compile file with cyrillic name in XeTeX it shows the following: : Invalid argument: "Сочинение к 08.02.2016".log xelatex.exe: Data: "Сочинение к 08.02.2016"....
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URL causes Missing $ inserted error

I'm trying to add this to my bibliography: \bibitem{nasa}Alliance, N.P.A.R.C. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) verification and validation web site: http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/wind/valid/lamcyl/...
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Error compiling the unmodified Legrand Orange Book template [closed]

I just downloaded the Legrand Orange Book template from: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/the-legrand-orange-book I didn't modify it yet. However, I get the following error when trying to ...
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.synctex.gz(busy)

I am trying to compile a tex file using texstudio. All settings/configuration seem to be OK. I am using a local repository with all packages I need. However, when attempting at compiling I get this ...
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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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Layered Graph from Tikz Manual

I suppose I have quite some experience with vanilla latex (which I have used to write several documents), but I am making my first baby steps with tikz. In particular, I am trying to reproduce the ...
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Why does Babel cause an error when used with PSPicture and LuaLaTeX?

The MWE showed below only compiles if the line \usepackage[greek,brazilian]{babel} is removed. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \ifpdf\else \usepackage{pst-...