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Error-Undefined control sequence

I occurred a problem recently, but, I donot know how to solve it? Error: Undefined control sequence. l.26 $$\eqalignno {P^{-1}&=P_{1}^{-1}+P_{2}^{-1}\cr ...
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Problems in recompiling different chaptersusing include

When I try to recompile my chapters (using include) in the main file, such as \include{Frontmatter/title} it shows this error: Can be used only in preamble. Note that my TEXT editor is TEXT MAKER. ...
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! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> error with makeglossaries

I'm getting these two errors after compile with makeglossary. If I compile my .tex file with PDFLatex->makeindex->PDFLatex runs without problem but if I change this command series to ...
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What would cause an error to only come up on one computer even when the files are identical?

I'm having an issue with the following code. The error is an undefined control sequence, the contents of the file does not matter on whether or not the error orcours. The error only exists on 1 ...
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error: could not start the command. lualatex -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I have just installed texmaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 64bit in my laptop. When I use pdflaTeX everything seems to be working fine, however when I try to switch to LuaLaTex I get the message shown in the ...
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Aligning an Expression - ! Missing } inserted

I am getting this error when I run this code. It all looks exactly like a different instance in which I was aligning stuff and had no problem: \begin{align} B \times B &= \lbrace ...
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Getting an error related to \prevdepth when using \caption on a figure with subfloats

I am writing a manuscript and I am using the subfloat package to include in a figure several figures, if I don't include a caption it compiles nicely, but when including the caption I get the error ! ...
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How to put \varinjlim in the section name?

Here is (almost) minimal example of the file, which gives the error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \section{Section name with varinjlim: ...
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Error invoking LaTeX from within WinEdt

this is my work environment...
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Why can the 7-line TeX file not be compiled? [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \newenvironment{Figure}[1]{\begin{figure}}{\caption{#1}\end{figure}} \begin{document} \begin{Figure}{This is a caption.} \end{Figure} \end{document} ...
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! Undefined control sequence. why

Noob here: first time using Latex and can't seem to write one line of code without getting ! Undefined control sequence. error. Here is the line it has a problem with: $$ \left \{ ...
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Having trouble on why this latex code is outputting gibberish. Can someone help me fix it please?

Having trouble finding why this isn't outputting correctly. $ \text{ Let there be a right triangle with angle A (not with measurement 90 deg) } \\ \text{ whose adjacent has measurement } 3 \text{ ...
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incomplete \ifodd , all text was ignored… error

shall you please help me to know why here I have got an error ? : \begin{document} \begin{equation}\label{3-6} \begin{aligned} \overline{\epsilon}_{ij} = \frac{1}{V} \int_V \epsilon}_{ij} dV\\ ...
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Simplest way to extract errors from log files

When running pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode I am looking for: Ways to detect whether there were errors solely based on the log files (assume we don't have access to the process exit code). ...
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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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Natbib errors: find which entry is causing them

When one is pestered with the all too familiar error message ! Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, how does one find which entry is causing the problem? ...
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Strange endgroup errors and enumerate errors are everywhere

I am writing a document. Problem with equations After I tried to put two equations into the document, LaTeX started giving me a whole bunch of errors such as: \begin{document} ended by ...
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How to ignore undefined references (e.g. when temporarily commenting out whole chapters)?

I'm working on a fairly large document, and compilation times are somewhat annoying. My general workflow is to use: latexmk in continuous mode to compile the document (pdflatex), and rubber-info on ...
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Error: 'getmapdl' is not recognized as an internal or external command

I'm trying to get the map of Africa using this commands but Texnicenter (editor) keeps bring up this error after compiling. I have updated getmaps in MikTex manager but I continue to receive this ...
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“Log file not found” error for new files

I use Texmaker 4.1 under Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I have to reinstall all LaTeX distributions (LaTeX itself, TeXmaker, additional packages). There are no problems to compile a file that was previously ...
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Longtable not working

so I'm trying to create a longtable over several pages - however it doesn't produce it over two pages when it compiles. Can anyone help me out? Thanks in advance! \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Why can't I compile the simplest TeX file of only 6 lines?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[adobefonts]{ctex} \usepackage[os=win]{menukeys} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \end{document} The simplest TeX file above cannot be compiled with ...
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How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt?

I have a problem " How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt ? And my MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \luaexec{ tp=tex.print ...
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what's probably the error?

Can anyone help me with latex.. This is my main report I was entering reference for report and its giving me error in bibliography \documentclass[fleqn,12pt]{report} \bibliographystyle{ieeetran} ...
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Citation link not split for page break, again

I have stumbled over a rare case of the notorious \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink error on an up to date system (Ubuntu 14.10, hyperref 6.83m). It occurs if all of ...
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Wrap natbib macros \citep and \citet

How can I patch the natbib commands \citep, \citet and the like? I have tried xparse (MWE below), etoolbox (the \pretocmd and \apptocmd commands) and xpatch (the \xpretocmd and \xapptocmd commands) ...
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Trace problematic citation in BibLaTeX

I already found some entries concerning the same general problem (here, here, and here) but none of them helped me to solve my problem. I am compiling my literature list into a pdf using BibLaTeX ...
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pdfLatex error compiling [closed]

Hello I have the following error: "\documentclass[a4paper]{article}" % This file was converted to LaTeX by Writer2LaTeX ver. 1.2.1 % see http://writer2latex.sourceforge.net for more info ...
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An equivalent of -file-line-error for warnings

The -file-line-error command line flag for tex, latex, etc., is very effective. When you have a large project with plenty of files, the error message indicates very clearly not only the line number, ...
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Why does Lualatex crash after a recent update?

After updating packages of MiKTEX 2.9 lualatex stopped working. I execute this code: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[] at (0,0) {A}; ...
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Latex error: Control sequence \c_backslash_str already defined - l3str.sty

Two days ago I updated my miktex packages(using the auto update), as well as my editor (TeXstudio). After the update a document of mine simply stops rendering. On another PC of mine that wasn't ...
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I need to write the formulas in the shared link

Please help me to write the formulas in this link (from Math.StackExchange)?
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natbib package error

I have been using the regular \cite command for my citations all the time. But now I used the 'natbib' package and instead used \citep and \citet, but this keeps giving me errors in the natbib.sty ...
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Package xthesis [closed]

\usepackage{xthesis} error messages: command\properpagestyle already defined. ...yle{myheadings}\markboth{}{}\markright{}} command\dedication already defined.{\vfill\end{center}} This errors ...
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siunitx: why is there a value in \num{} with empty argument?

I accidentally stumbled upon the following Problem: If I use the \num command of the siunitx package and leave the argument empty like \num{}, I get a value in my pdf output and it seems to ...
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Reference title does not show properly

My latex file works fine until I inserted an algorithm to the document. Then the tile of the bibliography did not show up properly. \documentclass[ijoc,nonblindrev]{informs3} ...
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Forest causing PdfLatex to run out of memory

I asked this question almost a year ago but did not have much luck. MikTex's PDFLaTeX has been updated since, but the error is still there: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]. Full ...
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Why do I get this error when using listings' Algol language, and how can I fix it?

Using the listings package, I am trying to extend an existing language definition (Algol) with an additional keyword. It seems to be working (I get a desired result), but it produces an error during ...
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Top of cover page has ??4.414 and I don't know why?

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{ {c:/User/Images/} } \usepackage{soul} %\usepackage{biblatex} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Nil value error in LuaTeX when \bullet is replaced with text

I'm trying to draw a spectral sequence using luasseq, and getting the following error message: LuaTeX error /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/scripts/luasseq/luasseq.lua:377: attempt to index field ...
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“fatal error occurred, no output pdf produced”

I am trying to run my LaTeX file but it keeps coming up with the message above. All I tried to do was insert an equation and it all of a sudden happened. I haven't got the pdf open and my document ...
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No output using MetaUML and emp

I tried using MetaUML to create UML diagrams for my LaTeX file, but for some reason, I do not get an output. Still, TEXnicCenter 2.02 (64bit) compiles without error. I already tried a previous ...
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\end{enumerate} error

\documentclass[14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage{lineno} \linenumbers \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{sectsty} ...
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Fira Sans font package errors

Why do I get errors when loading the Fira Sans font package (e.g. \usepackage[thin]{FiraSans}) or when using the built-in font selection macros (e.g. \firaextrabold), except when using medium or ...
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'Illegal parameter number' error using underbrace in QCircuit environment

Using QCircuit, the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{qcircuit} \usepackage{braket} \begin{document} \Qcircuit @C=0.5cm @R=.2cm { \lstick{\ket{0}_n} & ...
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Why many BibTeX styles under LyX don't work?

I'm testing a well-formatted bib file with a single entry, @misc{various_authors_main_2015, title = {Main {Page}}, copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License}, url = ...
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How can I define a macro, so that is does not have to be preceded by \protect in headings, captions etc.?

I tried to define a macro myself, which outputs different strings according to the input variable (like select-case statements in other programming languages). The problem: If I use the code in ...
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Kile script that processes TeX output

If one creates a .tex document in Kile, and compiles it, one can use the Log and Messages mode to generate a list of errors, this list filters out the "noise" that ships with the pdflatex (and other) ...
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Getting started with cls file

I am a newbie with LaTex, and today I need to start with CPE journal. I downloaded their document guidelines, which included a CLS, a TEX, a PDF and readme file. (you can get it from: ...
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How to insert commas as value of \addtotoc in \includepdf command?

I would like to include an external PDF file into my document, using the pdfpages package. Here is my root file which works fine: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{pdfpages} ...