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Need help with multicolumn error

I am having difficulties with what I assume to be a simple issue. I'm in the process of learning LaTeX, and currently having STATA output most of my LaTeX code, which I then insert into TeXworks in ...
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Amsbook \part error

In my tex file I have \documentclass[11pt]{amsbook} \usepackage{amsmath,caption,fancyhdr,multirow,booktabs,lscape,pbox} \usepackage{amssymb,nomencl,todonotes,framed,booktabs,graphicx} ...
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Error in a math expression

I have a problem with this expression: $$n \geq \Bigg\lvert \bigcup_{l \leq |A_{i}| \leq 2l} |A_{i}| \Bigg\rvert \geq \sum_{i = 1}^{N_{l}}\Bigg\lvert A_{i} \Biggl \bigcup_{j =1}^{i-1} A_{j}\Biggr ...
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YAP: Permission denied after recompilation

Some time ago I installed MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXnicCenter 2.0 beta (64bit) and YAP 2.9.4206. Since then I've had a problem with recompiling. That is, if YAP is already running and displaying my ...
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siunitx table leading zeros

How to preserve the leading zeros of the errors in a table using siunitx' S column type. \documentclass[ngerman,english]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} ...
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“Undefined control sequence” on auto-generated tex files [closed]

I'm using ipython-notebook to convert my code to tex file and then to a pdf file, and an issue occurred when converting from the generated tex file to pdf (I've posted an issue here). The whole ...
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Weird output in tabular environment

I created a table and I didn't use \\ in the last line before the final \hline (which I know is wrong) and in the last cell with its contents was also a word "height". Where did that word come from? ...
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Package calc Error: '!' invalid at this point

I "inherited" a huge manual written in tex. I should now update some lines. Unfortunately I am not a tex expert and get the following error not nailed down: I get the Error Message: Package calc ...
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Harvard style biblatex commands already defined [closed]

I'm very new to this so I'm probably missing something obvious but I can't find the answer anywhere. I'm trying to use Harvard style citations and even the following won't work: ...
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scanning definition\LT@i error

(\\ksshome02\users02\mips\gianreto.kleger\wprg\Desktop\diplomarbeit\diplomarbei t.text\Diplomarbeit.aux) Runaway definition? -> ! File ended while scanning definition of \LT@i. <inserted ...
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Errors when running texmaker

I just downloaded texmaker, and when I try to "Quick Build" a template, I receive either of the following error messages: ! LaTeX Error: File `revtex4.cls' not found.Type X to quit or <RETURN> ...
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Problem with abbreviation of `\multirow` and `\multicolumn` (LaTeX)

I have had to typeset several block matrixes lately. So I thought of defining abbreviations of \multirow and \multicolumn so as to avoid having to remember the former needs {*} and the latter {r} and ...
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\begin{equation}: “Display math should end with $$” error?

I'm pretty new to LaTeX, completely new actually, and there is one thing I can't quite understand. I get the error "Display math should end with $$" when writing an equation like this: ...
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Drawing phase plane with mfpic4ode

I'm trying to draw a phase portrait with mfpic4ode and getting problems with it. I'm not sure it is installing properly. I tried installing it with MikTex package manager as admin and non-admin. When ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 bugs between xkeyval or dstroke

Please help a not installation expert. I just upgraded from MiKTeX 2.8 to MiKTeX 2.9 and I use TeXnicCenter 2.02. The compilation "hangs" whith the line "MiKTeX ...
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TexStudio cannot compile presentation [closed]

I have been using TexStudio for a long time with no problem in creating pdf files. But now I have to make a presentation with LaTeX and it does not compile. I tried every tutorial that appears when ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX \printbibliography causes “undefined control sequence” in the proceeding line

I'm using biblatex with biber as the backend to write my document. Without \printbibliography, all the citations work perfectly well, and appear in the document, so I assume that my bibliography.bib ...
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LaTex: Error: Too many math alphabet used in version kurier

I can not solve this problem. I did all others comments, it it is still not working. The point is, there were no problem last year. I use these package \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{pdfpages} ...
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WriteLatex utf-8 ģ symbol problem

I need to use ģ symbol in my presentation. This symbol has 0123 utf-8 code. But when I am typing it in writeLatex it compiles with error: Package ucs Error: Unknown Unicode character 291 = U+0123, ...
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Package rerunfilecheck Warning: File `******.out' has changed

The warning continually appears and I always ignore it, but today I want to know how to deal with it. My MWE is \documentclass[14pt]{beamer}% http://ctan.org/pkg/beamer \let\Tiny\tiny% ...
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Error in compiling

I'm starting to use latex, my code is \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} The ...
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Using language Portuguese on Appendices throws unsupported control sequence

I am trying to compile my work under MikTex 2.9 windows 7 and/or Kyle 2.1.2 The appendices are throwing an unsupported control sequence error when I try to compile with the langage set to Portuguese. ...
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Package PGF Math Error: Unknown function 'north' (in 'north west')

I have created the following shape (it has some more features but the error is always the same), based on a rectangle. \pgfdeclareshape{set}{ %Like in rectangle but without all the separators ...
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Disable “Auto remove aux files” dialog in TeXworks

Every time LaTeX happens to generate a corrupted .aux file for whatever reason, the following dialog appears, reading _Whil tupesetting, a corrupt .aux file from a previous run was detected. You ...
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A little problem with pst-plot [duplicate]

I am getting error with this code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[ukrainian]{babel} \usepackage{fontenc} \usepackage{inputenc} ...
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Why is apa6 ('jou' mode) cutting off the end of my paper?

The Issue I am using the apa6 style package with Kile on ubuntu 13.10. For some reason, when I use the jou document mode, my writing is cut off. This is annoying because I find the jou option to be ...
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Shared counter (between description environments) results in “undefined control sequence” [closed]

The objective is to share the counter SharedCTR1 across the description environments. The following code works with only one description environment, but not with both. \documentclass{report} ...
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(Incomplete \iffalse) with enumerate and Hebrew

I get the same error as reported here. An update of miktex did not help so I am at a loss as to how to proceed. The example works just fine on a different machine. \documentclass{article} ...
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TEXMAKER when compiling gives me error misplaced alignment [duplicate]

! Misplaced alignment tab character &. <argument> ...d/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78751524824& partnerID=40&md5=4144bdb06... l.76 ...D=40&md5=4144bdb064f723bb3e27d5ff60673d79} I ...
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I'm using apa6 and BibTeX in Kile; what's wrong with my bib links?

The Question Why are the links in the Works Cited breaking like that? How can I remedy that? Main File \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{Web-based IDEs: A Brief ...
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Problems compiling arXiv LaTeX source files

I use LaTeX to write papers. I'm using TeXworks/MiKTeX on a Windows XP computer. When I write the LaTeX code, I can compile it without any problems using "pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX". But if I ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown option `ngerman' [duplicate]

I've tried to create German quotation marks in LaTeX, but after compiling with \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}, I get this error: ! Package babel Error: Unknow option `ngerman'. Either you misspelled it ...
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A problem with revtex4 and colortbl

I never ran into the following problem before, where every time I tried to use matrices, LaTeX generated an error; !undefined control sequence. I was very puzzled as to how does this error come ...
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LaTex error: missing \endcsname inserted [closed]

I am one week into writing my thesis. We have a Latex template at our university. My latex was working fine and suddenly I got this error missing \endcsname inserted. I have even tried to disable the ...
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Can't Compile Because I haven't loaded Babel - But I'm not using Babel? [duplicate]

I tried compiling a document with an included Hebrew word. I copy and pasted the \usepackage example loading English and French as an example. Since then, my document will not compile no matter what I ...
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KOMA-Script throws “! Extra \else” error

With a minimal document such as \documentclass{scrartcl} \pagestyle{headings} \begin{document} \section{Introduction} \end{document} I am getting the following error with latex filename.tex ! ...
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no Bounding Box

Using TexMaker I am compiling with PDFLaTex the following and I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in Figures/chl.png (no Bounding Box). \documentclass[draft,grl]{AGUTeX} ...
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How to create pdf with latex?

Sorry about asking a stupid question. I'm just trying to use this, but don't know anything. My problem is: I want to plot graph with python code. I run it in terminal (I'm using mac) by calling: ...
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LATEX: Error when use 'cline' in a table

I use latex to prepare exam sheets. I use the exam.cls package. In the cover page, I created a table to include the question categories and their points: \begin{table}[H] \centering \large ...
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What are the restrictions when using the TeX Live rpm distro?

I installed [root@magpie ~]# yum -q info texlive Installed Packages Name : texlive Arch : x86_64 Epoch : 3 Version : 2013 Release : 4.20131226_r32488.fc20 Size : ...
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standard \cup vs musixtex's \cup

I'm using the musixtex package and it contains a \cup command (command for a dotted note). Unfortunately, I need the usual \cup command (command for the union of sets). Now, LaTeX doesn't recognize ...
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Matrix creating “missing \item” error [closed]

I don't even have an enumerate nor an itemize in my document, but I'm getting a message that says "! LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item." I've searched here and elsewhere, and ...
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LaTeX error! Too many }'s. \color@endbox ->\color@endgroup

I am trying to input r code using the listing package. However, at the moment my file will not compile and returns the following error: ! Too many }'s. \color@endbox ->\color@endgroup \egroup I ...
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TeX Live not compiling from TeXnicCenter

Due to problems with psfragfig and MiKTeX I wanted to switch to TeX Live and TeXnicCenter instead (on Windows 8). However it does not compile even the smallest MWE in TeXnicCenter. I always get the ...
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Problem to show image. Error Bounding Box

I'm trying to add some images, but When i compile it, an error is shown, and in the PDF the images are not showed. Code I have used: \begin{figure}[!h] % h-here, t-top, b-bottom \begin{center} ...
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Strange Activity with TexStudio after Installing Package

I'm writing a program in TexStudio which includes an algorithm/pseudocode. I used the second post here to help write the pseudocode. After installing the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Undefined control sequence }

Latex compile my code and it's kinda ok, but I don't understand an error it gives me This is part of my code that doesn't work \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=12pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Why does LaTeX tell me that a { is missing?

Whenever I compile my document including the following code, it produces satisfactory output on the pdf, but gives me an error: 43 Missing { inserted. <to be read again> ...
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LaTex Error message: !Missing \endcsname inserted

I'm getting this error message when compliling my .tex file: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. \relax l.34 ... Preamble of my code is following: \documentclass ...
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Vim complains of Whitespace error with \hspace

When I type the following line in Vim: \hrule height .1mm Why do I get the following error in the Vim Location List: foo.tex|258 error| Whitespace before punctation mark in " ." NOTE: It ...