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Numbering equation error

\bigskip \begin{equation} $\phantom{SPACE}$ $C_{n}$ = $ \dfrac {4i(-1)^{n}n}{(n^2 - 1)^2} $ \end{equation} Will not number the equation, or even allow me to view the PDF. I am just looking for an ...
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TikZ externalize causing problems with template

I have a large document (I'm using pdflatex with Eclispe and TeXlipse) with many (many) TikZ graphics (math function plots, most of them). In order to reduce (drastically I hope) compilation time I ...
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How to deal with macro expansion and 'TeX capacity exceeded' when using write18?

this thing is driving me nuts. ever since the friendly and knowledgeable people here on tex SE have guided me to doing multiple string replacements the proper way, i've been trying to incorporate that ...
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Continuous error messages despite positive results when checked with minimal working example! [closed]

I get following error messages, I ran several checks, but just can't figure out where they're comming from! I use MikTex 2.9 and Biber 1.7. These are the error messages: Line255: File ended while ...
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Tex capacity exceeded (string characters) (well it's about to be exceeded)

As per my earlier question TeX capacity exceeded (save size), I am generating a fairly large index of .txt, .tex, and .pdf files. This process has worked for a long time, and the size of the index is ...
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Problem inserting pages from a PDF into a Lyx document

I want to insert one page from a PDF file into my Lyx presentation file. I use Insert-->File-->External, PDFPages, select the PDF file, then I go to Options and type 'pages={1}' to select the first ...
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\textbackslash shows error “undefined control sequence”

I am typing the equation with \textbackslash inside as follows. It displays error "underfined control sequence". Can anyone explain me what the problem is? Thanks. Here $x\in [0,\infty]^n$ ...
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Missing $ inserted, any ideas where?

I have been staring at the screen for what seems like hours trying to understand this error. I cannot see why it's giving me an error message. It's more than likely that I have been staring at the ...
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Why do I get this error with pdflatex?

First, apologies for not having an MWE, I know it makes things harder. I am unable to replicate the problem on a small example. I suspect there is some kind of bug with multirow and pdflatex. I keep ...
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Keep getting an error with the code for this equation!

I've been trying to get this to work, but I keep getting errors saying Paragraph ended before \end was complete. I can't see where the issue is though. Could someone help? \documentclass[12pt, ...
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A warning and an unknown command (XeTeX)

Why does \T{foo} yield LaTeX Warning: Command \m invalid in math mode on input line 456.? And what is \C, which yields LaTeX Error: Command \C unavailable in encoding EU1.? What is that \m the warning ...
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How to use StyleSlide at Simpleslides ? (ConTeXt)

I am very interesting use Simpleslides and My MWE like this : \usemodule[visualcounter] \usemodule[simpleslides][style=Swoosh] \setupTitle [ title={Simple Slides?}, author={Hirwanto}, ...
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classics package throws weird error message

I can't get any documents built with the classics package to compile at all, including the package documentation source file. I have the package (v0.1 2013/02/02) installed correctly in my tex distro ...
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Error when compile Simple Slide at ConTeXt ? (ConTEXt)

I have problem about compile Simple Slide at ConTeXt, and my MWE like this \usemodule[simpleslides][style=Boxed,color=red] \setupTitle [ title={Title of the presentation}, author={Name of ...
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Poetrytex package

I'm trying to create a poetry anthology using the poetrytex package. I'm following the instructions in the poetrytex manual on CTAN and so far my code is \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Undefined control sequence,amsfonts

During compilation of my document I get the following error: ............. (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsfonts/amssymb.sty (/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/misc/amsfonts.sty ! Undefined ...
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Compilation error with LuaLaTeX (luaotfload- database.lua)

This file does not compile after updating TeXLive 2013 : \RequirePackage{ifluatex} \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \ifluatex \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} ...
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Typesetting problem (XeTeX) [closed]

Capitolo 2. ./Preambolo consigliato.tex:660: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [semantic nest size=500]. <recently read> { l.660 \jg &j\\ an error I've just gotten out of typesetting the ...
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AUCTex Installation

I installed Emacs with AUCTex using the following code in Ubuntu 13.10: sudo apt-get install texlive-base emacs23 auctex preview-latex I followed these instructions, but the Code that should be ...
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pdf/Tikz Undefined Control Sequence

I am drawing a Picture using TikZ with two \draw commands. The first one works but on the second LaTeX claims ! Undefined control sequence. l.44 \draw (0,2) -- (-.5,2); What can I do to fix ...
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Adjusting the summation sign: [duplicate]

I would like the limits to be vertically above and below the summation sign. I also need a larger summation sign... This is currently what I have: $x^2sin(x) = \sum_{n=-\infty\atop n\ne \pm ...
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I'm getting “Missing \begin{document}” error but I have it [closed]

\documentclass[25pt,extrafontsizes]{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{relsize} %\usepackage{exscale} use to make larger ...
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What causes this \discretionary error?

I would like to compile my old LaTeX thesis to PDF. The text was created in 1999 (emTeX, I believe) when the computers and the tools were a bit different -- read it, I am returning to LaTeX after 14 ...
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Strange error related to theorem name (XeTeX)

Trying to have a theorem with [name=Dominio e codominio dell'operatore $D^{\vct{q}}$,label=thm:oss:DomCodomDq] gives the following error: The error is given by the following MWE: ...
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BibTex Referncing Number order based on appearence

Today while i tried to add bibliography in bibtex I found problems with sorting like the figure How to solve this kind of error .. I tried to sort based on appearance but failed .. What should i add ...
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\begingroup, \endgroup expansion problem “Undefined control sequence.”

I just created an answer that uses a temporary variable with \write\@auxout and thought it would be good idea to scope with \begingroup, \endgroup. For some Reason this results in: ! Undefined ...
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Alignment issue?

I am trying to align the 2 equals signs and the minus sign at the beginning of each line of the following code, but no matter what I do, it won't work. $C_{n}$ = $ \dfrac{1}{4\pi{i}} $ $ ...
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What's the shortest input that makes TeX and/or TeX-based systems go into a loop? [duplicate]

The following 12-character input causes TeX to go into a loop. \def\x{\x}\x It won't crash, it won't produce an error message, it'll just sit there for ever, trying to compile the document (but not ...
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Referring to .bib-file with subscript

I can't compile after I referred to my .bib-file with the reference: title = {{Modeling O₂ transport as an integrated system limiting V(O₂MAX}}, Any help?
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Beamer not working at all!

Suddenly I am getting the cryptic "Text line contains an invalid character" errors (100 of them) on all my beamer files. Even this MWE doesn't work right: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Run LaTeX with the equivalent of pdflatex -shell-escape [duplicate]

I edited a document with LyX and clicked Ctrl+R in order to convert it to PDF. I got the following error message: "You need to run LaTeX with the equivalent of "pdflatex -shell-escape" Or turn off ...
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Using \begin{collect*} in a new \newenviroment

I'm not terrible experienced with latex, an I'm trying to wrap up the \begin{collect*} command with some common arguments used into its own enviroment, but I'm having trouble getting the whole thing ...
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LaTeX error in the LaTeX compilation [closed]

For the last few days I have been facing some problems while trying to compile my LaTeX document. When I run it (shift + ctrl + L), the window compiles for some time; then it is stopped. It starts ...
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Some problem with `hepthesis` document class [closed]

Why, when I use hepthesis document class, do I get some error like this: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup \end{figure}
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Error when using SciTE

I get the following error when trying to compile a file using SciTE for ConTeXt: mtxrun | kpse fallback with progname 'context' initialized in 0.381 seconds>Exit code: 1 I followed all ...
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Missing $ error for align*

\begin{align*} P_n(x+1) &=\lim_{\epsilon\to 0} \frac{1}{2^2 n!}~\frac{d^n}{d\epsilon^n}[\epsilon^n(2+\epsilon)^n]\\ &=\lim_{\epsilon \to 0} \frac{1}{2^2 n!}~\frac{d^n}{d\epsilon^n} [ ...
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LaTeX Resume Templates Modifications

I was using the LaTeX resume template from http://www.constantinos.us/blog/2006/04/12/latex-resume-template site.. Then i have modified accordingly given below .. But unfortunately it is showing some ...
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Error in LaTeX file

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath}\usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{rotating} ...
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! LaTeX Error: File 'natbib.sty' not found

I have a problem compiling an article using natbib. I am using WinEdt to compile, for example this what I found online: \begin{filecontents*}{bibtest.bib} @book{goossens93, author = "Michel ...
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mdframed error missing begin{document}

I'm trying to use mdframed package. I had a problem running the file Makefile on ubuntu but I found and installed the md-frame-0-1-2-3.mdf files from another pc along with the .cls file my code is ...
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Getting missing $ error but I don't know where to put it

Newbie in LaTeX here. On this the line I'm getting "missing $" error but I don't know where exactly it wants me to put it: $g_2 $= $N_2${$f_2$ - (\underbrace($\int_a^b g_1^{*}f_2dx$)_{$g_1^t\cdot ...
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LaTeX Error: \begin{eqnarray} on input line 186 ended by \end{document}?

With this set up (let me know if I've missed something out) \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, oneside]{Thesis} \graphicspath{{Pictures/}} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[square, ...
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How to solve problem with url and hyperref packages?

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \usepackage[colorlinks=true,urlcolor=blue]{hyperref} %Hyperlinks \begin{document} Fatal error: Call to undefined method ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `\unskip ' not found

I appear to be having a problem with embedding images in a tabular enviroment. I getting the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `\unskip ' not found. and here is the offending piece of code. The ...
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\renewcommand for \forall to add a parameter

Hi I'm trying to redefine the \forall command so that it accepts an argument instead of using the regular juxtaposition. What it looks like at the moment is ...
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Trouble using an image in a Beamer presentation

I'm trying to include an image in my Beamer presentation, but I keep getting this error: !pdfTeX error: /usr/local/texlive/bin/i386-linux/pdflatex (file ./markov.jpeg): reading JPEG image failed ...
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Bug with Tikz arrows.meta?

I am using the new Tikz arrows.meta library. Here is my minimum working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{pgfcore} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \begin{document} ...
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Error: Argument of \\cventry has an extra } [closed]

I've just begun to learn LaTeX and I want to write my CV with it. But there are always some errors and I have no idea how to correct them. Here's my code: and here's the error: Actually I ...
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How to find why code that works in one document does not work in another until the fifth compile

I have a rather complicated multifile document built around probsoln. Everything works fine until I introduce a template for division which works fine everywhere else: \newdimen\digitwidth ...
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`missing $ inserted` Error when not putting $ before and after array environment

Considering this answer I added $ before and after the array, i. e. before \begin{array} and after \end{array} in the following code. Then the former missing $ inserted Error was gone. ...