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Unsaved TeX file lost after TeXStudio crash

I was compiling a TeX file and I forgot to save it, I executed several times before TeXStudio crashes and I could not find my document anymore, both .tex or PDF version. Any chances I can recover my ...
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Package mhchem Gives an Error

I recently tried to use mhchem and it works for some commands, but not for some. Here is a sample code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{X-X} ...
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“Windows api error 5” when trying to install MikTex [duplicate]

I tried to install basic-miktex-2.9.5105 (system: Windows 7), but always got the error message "Windows API error 5: Access denied info: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe". I ...
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package keyval error: current slide undefined

I'm trying to prepare a presentation using latex but it gives an error: "package keyval error: current slide undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation.Type H for ...
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error on adding item list in sidecaption using memoir

I try to add an item legend using tikz drawed bullet in sidecaption with memoir, using Texlive 2013 updated, and xelatex, to this working MWE \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt,twoside, openright]{memoir} ...
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LaTex error- !Paragraph ended before \split was complete

I am using amsmath package but keep getting errors with the following: \begin{split} \[ A_R&=\frac{4}{9}+\frac{20}{81}+\frac{100}{729}+\frac{500}{6561}+\dots \\ ...
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Why is pdfpages' addtotoc option giving me «Illegal parameter number in definition of \AM@temp» error message?

I am trying to add a few pdf pages in my LaTeX file and have them shown in the table of contents. My file is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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auto-pst-pdf and ucl thesis style

I have a problem with compiling my thesis which uses the ucl latex template style. While I've tried to reduce it to a minimal working example, I'm not sure whether it's still relevant. The error I get ...
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Graph a function in TeXStudio [duplicate]

I want to know how do graph a vector field and a function in TeXStudio. So far, I have tried: \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot} \psset{algebraic,plotpoints=300} ...
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Can't use \circledast nor ^{º}

sorry if this is a simple question, but I'm new to LaTeX and I'm willing to learn. I want to write this expression: $r^{º}_{xy}[m]= \lbrace x \circledast \overline{y}^{-} \rbrace$ but I get an ...
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hobby: TeX capacity exceeded (parameter stack size?) error, when using tangency information at a point to draw a path

I am getting a TeX capacity exceeded error when running the following example code (which comes from the answer to this question: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Tabulate text within caption

I would like to tabulate text within a caption. See below what I obtain with my code: \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=6in]{topfigure.png} ...
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! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine untill I added the following URL refernce to my referneces.bib file. The URL refernce is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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Beamerarticle problem

I think I can apply for the award of shortest MWE. This MWE compiles and runs OK, but if I comment out the second line (i.e. use beamerarticle) I receive error messages about xcolor clash, already ...
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Throw error if font is not defined

I need to throw an error, should a certain font not be installed. I have a font in a subfolder: /font/NinjaFont.ttf. This must be installed via certain commands (not important for this - but here: ...
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Latexmk: Stop processing on pdflatex error

If my tex-files contain an error (such as an undefined control sequence), latexmk will present a prompt and ask for manual input before continuing. Now, of course it is possible to force further ...
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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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Error in adding parts to the question

I am new to Latex and trying to add parts to main question by using \begin{parts}. When I run my code, I get the error "!LaTeX error: Environment parts undefined" \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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What does this input encoding error mean?

! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding `utf8'. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H for ...
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Missing \begin{document} in dantelogo.sty? Viccuad-CV [closed]

I am trying to recompile my CV using the Viccuad-CV template on a new PC, but I keep running into bugs. I downloaded the template again and I am using the empty example to compile it but it keeps ...
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A strange Missing $ inserted error

For the following text snippet in my document: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{quotes} \usepackage{amsmath} \say{For vertical axes deployment, $\theta_t$ = $\theta_r$ = 0 and for ...
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Tikz: Error “dimension too large” when decorating arc [closed]

I'm drawing circles with arrows on in 3D. To do this I'm using decorations, and drawing the circles in halves so that I could change the colours later and draw an arrow penetrating them while keeping ...
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Why doesn't “/documentclass{article}” work (forward slash vs. backslash) [closed]

I am new to LaTex. I am reading the book "Latex" by Stefan Kottwitz, but under "creating our first document" I was supposed to write the following: /documentclass{article} /begin{document} This is ...
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Forbid building a file when it's not used in \input [duplicate]

I have two files, main.tex and chapter.tex, organized as follows: %main.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{chapter} \end{document} and %chapter.tex \section{Hello world!} $2 + 2$ ...
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PGF : no legal \end found [closed]

I am trying to make a gauge, based on an answer I saw on this website, yet I am struggling with an error I can't solve. I have been looking at my document for more than 1 hour now, and I can't find ...
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Package keyval Error 15 undefined

When I try to compile the following code on Windows using MikTeX and TexWorks, i get this error : ! Package keyval Error: 15 undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation. Type H ...
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Auxiliary files in diferent folder TexMaker

In TexMaker I go to Quick Build and in User I write --output-directory=files. Then when I run it the auxiliary files are properly saved in the files directory but I get I couldn't open file name ...
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How to get this recommendation letter template to work

I'm trying to get the recommendation letter template from the following site to work, but I'm too stupid to get it to compile correctly. tedsider.org I downloaded all the latex related files: ...
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wrapfigure gives : wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment + ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted)

I'm getting the following error message Package wrapfig Warning: wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment on in put line 2696. ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). <to be read ...
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Strange error caused by some weird interaction

The following short document prints a scoresheet for a simple dice game called kinderyahtzee. It is close to what I want: %%%%% Kinder-yatzee scoresheet in \LaTeX ...
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minutes.sty (1.8d) stopped working (in texlive 2014)

Up until recently minutes.sty worked like it should. But now the \topic{} macro throws errors like this: \topic{A} ! Extra \else. \stc@sect ...csname the#1\endcsname }\fi #7}\else ...
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Texmaker shifts view to start of document when compilation fails

Whenever I get a compilation error on Texmaker on Ubuntu, it would shift my view all the way to the start of the document. This gets extremely irritating as I'm working on a rather long presentation ...
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slashbox.sty not found after download from CTAN [duplicate]

I am using Mac OSX and when compiling using TeXShop I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File 'slashbox.sty' not found. I have downloaded slashbox.zip from CTAN and placed it in my ~/Applications/Tex ...
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picinpars and ragged2e appear to create a capacity exceeded error when switching alignment

I have an odd issue that appears to stem from the ragged2e package. I need to be able to have an image shown on the right with right aligned wrapped text around it. However, when I have to switch the ...
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Usage of library advnodes of the tikz-timing package causes “Undefined control sequence”-error

I have a problem with the "advnodes" library of the "tikz-timing" package. The sample code below generates following error message and points to the ".sty"-file of the advnodes-library: Package: ...
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Linguex and Tipa

The numbering of the sentences shows as underlined dots when using \ag. \a. \b. of linguex and tipa . \bg. works fine but starts numbering from (a.) ...
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Custom .sty warning on specific command

I am writing a custom .sty file and I notice that it can break if a certain command, native in Latex, is called. I would like to throw a warning to the user and say "Don't use this command!". I know ...
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MikTeX suddenly stopped compiling

PDFlatex suddenly stopped generating the PDF and started returning a bunch of errors. C:\fithesis2.cls:103: Font \filogo=fi-logo at 113.81102pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. ...
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LaTeX Error: File `or8.sty' not found

when I compile this file I see this massage LaTeX Error: File `or8.sty' not found. please help me , thanks ...
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What's wrong here? ! Extra }, or forgotten \right.<template> }$}\ifmeasuring@ \savefieldlength@ \fi \set@field \endtemplate \end{align}

This Error-Message is not understandable for me, what's wrong here? ! Extra }, or forgotten \right.<template> }$}\ifmeasuring@ \savefieldlength@ \fi \set@field \endtemplate \end{align} The ...
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How to use tikz with memoir

I have used the following code after suggestion from an answer here. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=1.2em] 0 \arrow[r] ...
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Turkish characters to uppercase then another problem [duplicate]

My MWE \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \addto\extrasturkish{% \uccode`i=\string"9D ...
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biblatex and autonum don't work together

biblatex and autonum don't seem to work together in the newest version. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Change page numbering style in moderncv document

I am working with a \moderncvstyle{casual} template to create my CV. The template includes automatic page numbering, which is styled like this: 1/5, 2/5, 3/5 .... I don't want this style, ...
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Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `eu2enc.def' not found

I got this error while running my tex file in XeLaTeX. For recovering this i install fonts by running following code : sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get install ...
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Animate Options label,nomouse,step

it seems that i have some problems with the animate-package. Some of the options from the manual like nomouse, step or label=* are producing errors: Package keyval Error: nomouse undefined I am ...
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How to solve the Arithmetic overflow problem?

I was making an article and everything was going alright, when suddenly I got an error: The error: Arithmetic overflow. \calc@Acount l.78 ...qwe dqweqwrwf qewrfrQ aRF EFCas drfFR}{62} My article ...
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Unable To Display Image using Fly-Latex

I have setup a Fly Latex server which is running perfect. Now, I want to add images to it and whenever I add the image name using proper syntax, I always end up getting a box with the image name ...
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Biblatex error can't use file + pdf

For my bibliography, I'm often getting an error message like: Package biblatex Warning: BibTeX reported the following issues (biblatex) with 'Olevsky2000': (biblatex) - ...
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! Dimension too large in pgf

I have no familiarity with TEX, PGF, etc -- but somebody was kind enough to offer me code to produce something I'd like to use. Unfortunately, I get a Dimension too large error when I run the ...