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Anybody ever encountered “arithmetic: number too big” when importing an image?

I'm trying to insert an image, which I've done probably a thousand times before, but I'm having issues with this one. The image is a jpg I just created in Paint - it's not excessively large or high ...
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“go to error” command sends me to an .fff file

After typesetting a LaTeX document and seeing an error notice in the console, why does "Go To Error" command sends me to an .fff file?
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undefined control sequence when i try to view in pdf

akerlof} The control sequence at the end of the top line of your error message was never \def'ed. If you have misspelled it (e.g., `\hobx'), type `I' and the correct spelling (e.g., `I\hbox'). ...
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Tikz graphdrawing library with tree layout throws error

When I compile the following snippet \documentclass[tikz,border=0pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.misc} \usegdlibrary{trees} ...
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Weird Error from \midrule

I am getting a weird error code: \expandafter \let \cmrsideswitch \@tempa \fi \fi? Strange error in my table The question above had the same code and it was liked to his use of \cmidrule. I am ...
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\usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} leads to error: Argument of \UTFviii@three@octets has an extra }

I have a problem with \usepackage[UTF8]{vietnam}. \documentclass[clock,fragile]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts, mathrsfs,bm,mathpazo} %\usepackage{amsfonts,fouriernc} ...
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\newcommand Error Either Way [closed]

I have two documents, both starting with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{Macros} \begin{document} where Macros is my own style file. There are no other packages or definitions in either of the ...
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MiKTeX installation permission error [closed]

I'm trying to install MiKTeX but I'm getting an error with mfc100.dll permission denied: The operation could not be completed for the following reason: Permission denied: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX ...
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Strange error: Missing \begin{document}

Why does this: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{mathptmx} \DeclareMathSymbol{\coprod@}{\mathop}{largesymbols}{"60} \gdef\coprod{\DOTSB\coprod@\slimits@} \let\DOTSB\relax ...
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empty ’thebibliography' enviroment

I get this error and I really don't know how to handle it. I saw similar questions here and I've tried the solutions, but it didn't work. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,fleqn]{book} %{scrartcl} ...
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Missing $ inserted inside matrix

I'm getting "missing $ inserted" (along with a lot of other nearby errors, but that's the first one) on this snippet: $$ (\tilde A-\lambda)^m = \begin{blockarray}{(cccc)} ...
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document with string having ff and fi converting to null or empty characters

I have a small document with string starting with ff and fi and they are converting to null or empty characters.. Doing HTML looks good but when I convert to latex it shows empty characters. I'm on ...
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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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What is wrong in these definitions in halt-mode

I run pdflatex -interaction nonstopmode -halt-on-error -file-line-error test.tex which notices some errors in my file of the line 75 /Users/masi/Dropbox/bin/test.tex:75: ==> Fatal error ...
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Problem with “\newlist” of the “enumitem” package

I don't know why this code generates an error. ! Package enumitem Error: Undefined label. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{mylist}{enumerate}{1} \begin{document} ...
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Why does BaKoMa sometimes keep working on LaTeX MS despite errors, and sometimes stop?

BaKoMa is my favorite WYSIWYG LaTeX editing software. Sometimes it keeps running despite errors in the .tex manuscript. Sometimes it quits---there is not "r" code. Why does it run sometimes and why ...
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Strange error with \mathbb in \xdef

Developing a complex piece of code, I got the following cryptic error: ./error@test.tex:5: Undefined control sequence. \GenericError ... ...
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always showing this error

From the beginning it was not working. I first checked the commands pannel in the configuration and corrected it but to no avail. I selected my file in the pdflatex in the commands panel but there was ...
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Package `fixltx2e` conflicts with `float` and cannot be resolved in Lyx

The latex package fixltx2e conflicts with float and prevents using the option H for floats. This can be solved in LaTeX if fixltx2e is loaded prior to float. However, this doesn't work in Lyx, and an ...
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“Could not start the command.” Error message Ubuntu TeXmaker

I've been having some technical issues with LaTeX lately. I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to make a LaTeX file. Here's my code: When I press the arrow to the left of "quick build" I get: ...
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Why is \item allowed in proof environments?

The other day I was typing up a proof containing a list and I accidentally wrote \item inside the proof environment (from the amsthm package) but outside of any list environment. To my surprise, LaTeX ...
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sn edges and nice empty nodes styles in forest lead to dividing by zero; what's going on?

The forest manual defines two styles: sn edges and nice empty nodes. They are defined as: sn edges/.style={for tree={parent anchor=south, child anchor=north}} and nice empty nodes/.style={for ...
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latex inserts the text resume= ,, in output document

I have a LaTeX file that was compiling without error but I have recently upgraded my system and now I am getting some unwanted text in the pdf output. When I open the pdf file the unwanted text ...
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Lyx 2.x: Document Class Not Available - Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite PB 3

I'm running the latest Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta, and I ran into a problem installing MacTeX (2014) and LyX (2.1.2). Upon successful installation of both, LyX would launch with an error: "Document ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@writefile \begin{document}: deleting .aux and recompiling doesn't change anything!

I am working on a LaTeX documents for a few weeks now, and everything has been perfect until this morning. I made some very small changes (editing the text in itself), and suddenlly I couldn't compile ...
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“Theres no line here to end” in custom command

I am working on creating a resume in LaTeX and have defined a command that allows me to input my work experience. The only problem is that whenever I try to use an itemized list, as seen below, I get ...
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Table - Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr

What is the real problem with this table? \begin{table}[h] \centering \begin{tabular}{ c | c | c | c | c | c | c | c } B & F & P & C & $B \lor F$ & $P \lor C$ & $\neg(F ...
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Missing dollar inserted

What is the problem with this stupid table? \begin{table}[h] \centering{ \begin{tabular} {l l l l l l l l} \hline B & F & C & P & B \lor F & P \lor C & \lnot ...
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How to add a picture to Legrand Orange Book's header and footer [closed]

I tried to put a picture to Legrand Orange Book's header and footer by slightly modifying the structure.tex. \usepackage{fancyhdr} % Required for header and footer configuration \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Strange “Undefined control sequence” message

I am using biblatex for the first time. When I do quick compile on the document it compiles no problem, after that I run the BibTeX command and it also works. After that I try a quick compile again in ...
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Automatic Errors in already completed latex file

Before two month, I type my research paper using WinEdt, at the time I am not crossing any errors in commands and word text, my LaTeX file complied completely without error. But now I am opening the ...
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Error in installing MiKTEX: Permission denied mfc100.dll

I've been trying to install MiKTEX and I couldn't get thru because of this: Error: Permission denied: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin/mfc100.dll Does someone know how to fix this? I ...
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How to get csquotes, polyglossia with german and hyperref work together?

I found a strange problem which seems to be unique to the combination of polyglossia with german language together with csquotes and hyperref. % XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} ...
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Why does using the amsmath package break the following code?

I am trying to find a way to hide expressions inside a math environment. I found a solution, provided by Steven B. Segletes at Hiding part of text leaving blank space However, when I add the amsmath ...
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Missing delimiter (. inserted). error

I'm trying to type up a fairly annoying closed form, and I don't understand why it isn't letting me typeset it. The equation is this: ...
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PSTricks compilation problem

The following problems occurred a week ago. Everything was fine before and the TeX file does compile on my friends computer but does not compile anymore on mine. When I compile my TeX file I get ...
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Error when using selnolig and lua-check-hyphen: attempt to index global 'debug' (a boolean value)

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % required for selnolig \usepackage{selnolig} \usepackage{lua-check-hyphen} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} Using my two favorite lualatex packages ...
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newbie question: how to use $$ in TeXworks?

I first tired to type up some maths without using any $$. And there was a ! Missing $ inserted warning message. So I've added the $$ at the beginning and at the end of each line like this ...
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Problem with bibliography compiling

I'm using Elsevier's elsarticle class to prepare my paper. There is a problem with compiling URL in bibliography. I have inserted the url with this format in .bib file(I'm using bibtex): @misc{A23, ...
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Problems with language?

I don't know why this code doesn't work: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Teorema} ...
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Why my LaTeX doesn't compile?

In my preamble, you'll find: \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage[sfmath]{kpfonts} \usepackage[mathrmOrig]{sfmath} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Own command works not with all LaTeX distributions and LaTeX document classes

A new defined command (see below) works on my windows with MiKTeX 2.9 and on a Mac with MacTeX. On another windows (running in a Mac) with an absolute fresh installed MiKTeX and on the same Mac in Mac ...
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TeXMaker can't find my own class file

I've been using TeXMaker for a while now and it usually works fine. A couple of months ago i wrote my own class and style files, started to use them and it worked fine. I had placed the .cls and .sty ...
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Coloring tables without xcolor, colortbl and tabu while using listings package

currently, I want to color my tables. However, presumably since I'm using the listings package, I can't apply the abovementioned packages, as they totally mess up the default table looks (lines ...
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Problem with Dense distribution

What is poisson.sty? and how can i fix this problem because I want to run the below code but there is an error ( poisson.sty not found) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{poisson} ...
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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty

When I try to compile my paper I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `mathtools.sty' not found. Other packages are successfully found and automatically installed, but mathtools.sty is not. I just ...
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Argument of \@item has an extra }

I get the error ! Argument of \@item has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.135 \emph{class} \bfcode{C}} when translating a LaTeX file generated by Sphinx documentation ...
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Tex capacity exceeded by using renewcommand to add arguments into a list

I was working on a small macro in which I create a \newcommand with two arguments. The second argument is just a name. I want to use this \newcommand more than once and at the end I would like to have ...
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How to Use BOONDOX Latex Calligraphic Font

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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Strange temporary compilation error

I get a very weird "error" just momentarily when I compile my document but when the compilation is finished it disappears and I have no errors or warnings. As you can see the "error" is huge and it ...