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Error 256 (driver return code): No pdf produced

I have been merrily going along proofreading and typesetting, but now this: (./id003.aux) xdvipdfmx:fatal: CID count > 65535 Output file removed. ) Error 256 (driver return code) generating ...
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TexMaker is not producing a PDF file after compiling resulting in “File Not Found”

This is my first time posting a questions, so I apologize if I don't do this correctly. I know this question has been posed before, so I apologize for asking again, but I have not been able to ...
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Using label to indicate which pages should have watermark in xwatermark pages

\newwatermark command in xwatermark package has an option pagex which allows to to insert the watermarks only on selected pages. However, it requires me to put hard-coded page numbers for example. ...
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Problem with ShareLaTeX

I have a problem using ShareLaTeX with a template for a thesis. I did not change the template at all, compiling it on my computer worked properly. However, if I compile the template on ShareLaTeX I ...
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TeXShop does not compile on Mac OS El Capitan (pdflatex not found)

I am having trouble typesetting with TeXShop (using the latest 2015 version for Mac) in OS X El Capitan. When I try I get the following error message: Library/TeX/texbin /Library/TeX/texbin ...
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'Missing }' with phonrule package

My first time messing around with the phonrule package, but I kept getting the same error in my larger, more complicated document to I recreated the diagram in this super-simple document - compiled ...
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Troubleshooting for biber

I'm trying to switch from BibTeX to biber and ran into the problem that biber does not produce any output file. I noticed several questions about problems with biber e.g., Biblatex/biber does not ...
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Why does this listings command keep giving me this error?

\documentclass[titlepage]{article} \author{foobar} \title{foofoofoo} \usepackage{syntonly} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \maketitle \newpage ...
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Doesn't the acronym package define \aclabelfont?

I am trying to build this minimalistic document which only imports the acronym package and attempts to redefine the \aclabelfont macro: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{acronym} ...
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Error: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution

I just installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio. I opened TeXstudio and recieved the following message when I tried to compile: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution e.g. MiKTeX or TeX Live, ...
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xcolor gives me 101 errors

I wanted to use the xcolor package to get the possibility of creating different shades of certain colors, in this case black!90. After including xcolor in my document I suddenly get 101 errors. I have ...
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Oops! you have loaded package pgf after bidi package

I keep getting this error in my TeXStudio: Package bidi Error: Oops! you have loaded package pgf after bidi package. Pleocument again. \begin{document} What does it mean?
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Huge number of errors in Texstudio on Ubuntu, none in Windows [closed]

If I try to compile the following in Texstudio on Linux: \documentclass[fleqn]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{breqn} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Inserting hat and subscript

! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.121 \^{p_{ijk}} = \^{\pi}_{ijk} = \fract{y_{ijk}}{n}
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Windows 10 - MikTex 2.9 FATAL miktex-maketfm - No creation rule for font jkpmn8t+10

I had to reinstall my Windows 10 machine and now the Tex document that I'm working does not compile and I have the error source file not found. I tried to : Remove and ReInstall Miktex (32 or 64 ...
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floatrow throws the error “No room for a new \count” [duplicate]

I wanted captions on the side of figures, so, following this answer, I tried the floatrow package. This, however, resulted in the following error: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX ...
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Blank pages getting inserted between figures

I have been trying with no success to find out what is causing this problem, im using \documentclass{report} \usepackage{appendix} \renewcommand{\appendixname}{APÉNDICE} ...
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How can I convince texcount that my use of \newcolumntype is perfectly valid syntax?

Note that not counting words is not an option. All journals in my discipline require a word count on submission, as do most anthology editors, conference organisers and other institutional powers. ...
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xgalley doesn't like \addvspace

The following minimal example produce the typical "Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item" error. I can't understand what's wrong with loading xgalley together with the use of \addvspace... ...
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LaTeX Error: rewrite undefined

Any ideas on what could fix this error? Running pdflatex -shell-escape "paper.tex" This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live 2009/Debian) \write18 enabled. entering extended mode ...
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! Missing endcsname inserted to be read again and \relax \relax }{figure.caption.33}{}} errors

I am new in latex can you help me please. I start writing my first chapter in my thesis and near to finish but suddenly this error appears: LaTeX Warning: Label `eq4' multiply defined. ! Missing ...
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Error message: the literal stack isn't empty for entry XXX

I am struggling with an error message that I don't understand: ---the literal stack isn't empty for entry ladershortgershuny while executing---line 5227 of file apacite.bst (There was 1 error ...
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Weird “Something is wrong - perhaps a missing item”

currently, LaTeX drives me wild on a very weird "Something is wrong - perhaps a missing item" It happens in line 3 of the following document, although it only imports the scrpage2-package. ...
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Can't find LaTex font phvb on mac

I was compiling a latex document on mac osx and getting this error: This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded base=mf) kpathsea: Running mktexmf phvb ! I can't find file `phvb'. ...
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All of a sudden, many error messages with a file that worked perfectly before

I am working on my thesis and use latex for the first time for this matter. So I am new to the program. I am working with TexShop and have the following problem: Everything with Latex worked fine for ...
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Cv tex doesn t work

% Exemple de CV utilisant la classe moderncv % Style classic en bleu % Article complet : http://blog.madrzejewski.com/creer-cv-elegant-latex-moderncv/ \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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Cannot insert .eps figure into LuaLaTeX compilation [duplicate]

I'm trying to insert a .eps figure into my document. I'm using LuaLaTeX. I have already tried to remove the ".eps" extension from the \includegraphics{} command, but it didn't work. Makes no ...
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LaTeX gives Missing { inserted error

I have written this: \textcolor{blue}{? scalar alpha = 1\\ Generated scalar alpha = 1\\ ? scalar omega = 1\\ Generated scalar omega = 1\\ ? scalar beta1= 0.0\\ Generated scalar beta1 = 0\\ ? scalar ...
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How to diagnose unclosed (incomplete) \iftrue or \ifnum?

I'm working on a large LaTeX document (over 1000 pages). I'm using \include liberally, and there are 47 .tex files in play. At the end of the run I get these diagnostics: (\end occurred when ...
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LaTeX Error: File `lastpage.sty' not found [duplicate]

I'm using a LaTeX template for a research article I've converted the .tex file to a minimal example: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{SelfArx} \begin{document} \subsection*{Results} \end{document} ...
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writing in Sharelatex, got “File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef.” error

While trying to compute my report in ShareLaTeX I got the error stating "File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef." I've tried looking through the document for an error in curly bracketing {} ...
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Package incompatibility?

I have a book written in LaTeX (WinEdt 9, Windows 7) that I cannot compile after I switched to a new computer (worked perfectly before). The error is You can't use prefix with "\begingroup on one of ...
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LaTeX Error using thmtools: Missing \begin{document}

Starting to use the thmtools package, I encountered a LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. in the following minimal example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{thmtools} ...
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Google docs to TeX and pdf shell script produces a blank first page, and gives me a “! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}.” error

I made a shell script, Ubuntu 14.04 (taking ideas from google docs as team editor) to grab a google docs file and convert it to LaTeX, compile with LaTeXmk to PDF and then open the pdF with evince as ...
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Problem with contour in pgfplots (error)

I'm trying make the same that in pgfplots contour example error The difference is I have gnuplot installed. But appears error: ! Package pgfplots Error: sorry, plot file{avanzado_contourtmp0.table} ...
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yfont.sty not found - What to do?

I have been using LaTeX now for some time without encountering any problems. But then, since yesterday, I have been unable to use it due to an error that reads ! LaTeX Error: File `yfonts.sty´not ...
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“! You can't use `\raise' in internal vertical mode” error

I used the command \raise to superimpose a title to a writing. I got the error ! You can't use `\raise' in internal vertical mode which puzzled me for a while. For those interested, here is my ...
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Layout problem message [closed]

I get the following message, when I try to open a .tex file, after installing updates on my miktex 2.9: A problem occured while laying out the loaded document in the editor. This is caused by an ...
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Using TeXstudio, I can't find file error

Every time I try to compile my work, it asks me to install packages and that's what I do but this time it insisted without installing anything and then it wrote I can't find file switch.def please ...
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Error message on file

! LaTeX Error: File `titlesec.sty' not found. The above message comes up and anyone help me fix this? Thank you
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paragraph ended before \pgffor@next was complete

I don't know why my program is not running ok and the error message is this : paragraph ended before \pgffor@next was complete Every idea helps thx!!! This is the code: % Pie chart with colors ...
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problems with xcolor package [duplicate]

I am getting the following error with the example given at the end: Option clash for package xcolor. Example: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} ...
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How do I get rid of this error while compiling my \latex document?

I'm using MikeTeX 2.9.5823 release, with WinEdit 2.91 as my front-end text editor, on a Windows XP Service Pack 2 computer. I'm using the amsart document class. I've inserted several numbered ...
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minted fails with breaklines and obeytabs

The following example with a minted enviroment fails with the error message _minted-test/7587C145B52367AE51CACC4AFB0EC13D2F785CCAC2A2CC760CA216BD1781DF79.pygtex:3: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. [ ...
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Undefined control sequence with chemistry [closed]

I have the error undefined control sequence for the \reactarrow, the strange thing is that the first arrow of the first reaction has no error, but the compiler gives me an error for the next two. ...
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Errors when attempting to run template from College Mathematics Journal

I am relatively new to LaTeX. I downloaded a LaTeX template from the magazine College Mathematics Journal, and when running it I get a string of messages: ! Package pdftex.def Error: File ...
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What causes this \endcsname error? [closed]

I am a beginner to LaTeX, and I don't understand what's going wrong here. I didn't change anything, and all of a sudden, the code won't run. Can you please help me? ) (./Final_Halper_410Latex.aux ! ...
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How do I clear biber's cache? [duplicate]

From time to time I have some trouble using biber as a backend for biblatex. I did some reading and found out that I have to clear the cache from time to time... I am a beginner at this. How can I do ...
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TeX Capacity Exceeded. Why? [closed]

I am getting an error message of some capacity being exceeded and I'm not sure why as the new code compiles just fine in overleaf.com but does not compile on my computer when I copy/paste it in. ...
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Undefined control sequence error on empty line [duplicate]

This is the start of my document: \documentclass[pdftex,a4paper,11pt]{minimal} \usepackage[a4paper,left=2.54cm,right=2.54cm,top=2.54cm,bottom=2.54cm]{geometry} \usepackage{mathtools} ...