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Is it ok to load a package twice (as long as no extra options are given)?

In Loading package twice with \RequirePackage causes "option clash" and Loading a package more than once we see that a package can be loaded multiple times, as long as no options or no ...
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Problems Installing MikTeX on Linux

I am trying to install MiKTeX on Linux Mint following this guide. Unfortunately, I get an error message after executing the command: cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" Here is the output: CMake Error at ...
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missing accented characters lualatex in texlive2016

If I process the following beamer class with lualatex (texlive 2016), the Á charactert is missing in the output pdf, but í appears correctly. This problem is not showing with laulatex of texlive 2015. ...
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Cryptic (to me) error message

I got this error message: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to get MiKTeX going again: C:/Users/Yarb/AppData/...
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Permission denied: path="C/program Files/MiKTeX 2.9\doc/bibitex/apalike/apalike.doc

While installing MiKTeX this error is coming: Permission denied: path="C/program Files/MiKTeX 2.9\doc/bibitex/apalike/apalike.doc My OS version is Windows 7 Ultimate and I downloaded complete ...
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Biblatex and Beamer and IEEE problems [duplicate]

I am not entirely sure if this is unique to the beamer class, but I am running into a plethora of errors with a variety of biblatex commands when I use the ieee style (I am relatively sure that it's a ...
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\bbl@main@language error in biblatex

Here is a simple document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[% backend = biber, bibstyle = biblatex-sp-unified, ]{biblatex} \addbibresource{test.bib} \begin{document} \cite{test} \...
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cm - illegal unit of measure in tabular?

I wanted to created a table and I get an illegal unit of measure error, but I use cm, which works great normally.... I don't know why but sometimes I get this error and sometimes it works great... \...
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Label `split of ad' multiply defined

I’m receiving the following warning in Line 1: Label split of ad multiply defined. I don't know what it means since in line 1 there is only \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article}
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Beamer problem! [on hold]

I am trying to test this example 1 in following link: http://www2.informatik.uni-freiburg.de/~frank/ENG/beamer/example/Beamer-class-example1.tex I received this sequence of errors related to beamer: ...
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Locate the file generating a compilation error from terminal output

Consider the following files: test1.tex: \documentclass{article} \input{test2} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} test2.tex: \usepackage{badpak} In MikTeX with: pdflatex -interaction=...
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TexMaker - “File not found” when selecting section in structure view

I'm currently having a problem using TexMaker. When I'm selecting a section of the document in the structure view, TexMaker jumps to this specific section within the tex document but also displays ...
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isolate source of error

What is the best way to find the source of error Paragraph ended before \underline was complete.? As far as I know this could be any missing parentheses whatsoever. I got several files for text that I ...
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TeXmaker not compiling on OSx El Capitan (error: log file not found)

When I try to compile pdfLaTeX on TeXmaker, it doesn't seem to be working. It used to work on Yosemite before I updated the operating system to OSx El Capitan. I have changed all the /usr/texbin ...
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A macro that processes and hides text?

I'm writing a solutions manual for a text. Some of the solutions are only supposed to be visible to the instructor, so I've written a macro \newcommand{\instructor}[1]{} which hides its argument. ...
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Undefined control sequence \Elsif

The below code is giving me the error: "Undefined control sequence.l.36 \Elsif {$ -3 <=$ polarity of $car_dictionary[fd] < -2 $}:" in multiple else if case in latex. Please help me ...
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transparent package not working in LaTeX

I've been working on a document which involves the transparent package. It compiles fine with pdfLaTeX, but when I try bare LaTeX (I want to get a DVI file) it generates an Undefined control sequence ...
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\includegraphics from tikzscale spitting out garbled paths

I want to include an external tikz-file scaled to size with tikzscale via its version of \includegraphics. However, on top of the picture a lot of garbled paths appear: It looks like \...
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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, 10.1007/978-0-387-68772-...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX

I am using BibTex for referencing and when I added a new reference I got the following error message: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX., which seems to occur ...
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not showing define colour

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{array, xcolor,graphicx} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{\bfseries\textbf\textit\underline{Anum Naeem Nagra}} \author{anaumnagra@...
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babel/plain.def : ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \@yargdef

I tried to generate plain TeX cyrillic format files using makefmts.sh script from cyrplain package, here is the content of this script: #!/bin/sh tex -ini -fmt=cyrtex -progname=tex cyrtex.ini tex -...
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Latex can't find tabularx even though it's installed [closed]

Description of Problem When I use latexmk to compile a project to PDF I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tablularx.sty' not found. I am then prompted to "Enter file name". If I then ...
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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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MiKTeX installation error “Too many open files”

I tried to install MiKTeX 2.9. Some information: OS: Windows 7, Intel i7, 8 GB RAM. MiKTeX install file: setup-2.9.5987.exe Install from: local repository (downloaded first), full install. ...
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“! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ \printbibliography[heading=bibintoc]” error

this is my main.tex . I am getting crazy finding where the problem is. Till a couple of hours ago everything was working well because I was putting my hands only on the "Chapter1.tex", included in ...
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\usepackage{graphicx} Error: ! Paragraph ended before \Gin@ii was complete [duplicate]

I am very new to LateX and am having a hard time inserting a figure. The line pointed out with the error is that which uses \includegraphics \begin{figure}[!htbp] \label{fig:Base Model} \...
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Why am I getting the format of the image as caption? [duplicate]

I wrote the following code \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{Law 2.png} \end{center} The name of the image is Law 2 and its format is png. I cannot get rid of the 2.png which keeps ...
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Texstudio external viewer Error: Could not start the command: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe/Reader 11.0/Reader/AcroRd32.exe”

Today just update with TeXstudio 2.11.0 and new Adobe "Acrobat reader DC" AcroRd32. Don't know why now my Texstudio external viewer failed. Shown: Error: Could not start the command: "C:\Program Files ...
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File ended while scanning use of \frac [2] [closed]

The equation I'm trying to write is as follows: The Latex Code I've written is: $\text{I.F.}= \frac{1}{Mk+Nt}= \frac{1}{k \sqrt{t^2+k^2}+kt-kt}= \frac{1}{k\sqrt{t^2+k^2}}$ I keep getting the ...
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Can't compile with BibTeX

I'm creating a document in LaTeX with the bibliography in a separated BibTeX file. When I compile the document without any reference to the bibliography it runs correctly, but when I add references ...
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After using bibtex & biber begin document becomes undefined

After putting biblatex into my document und running biber I tried to create a PDF but I get the following error message: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> ... docsvlist \expandafter{\bbl@...
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Sharelatex: Recompile seems to be using a cached version

To fix compile errors, I'm changing the source file and clicking 'Recompile'. It goes away for a second or two and then shows the same error, regardless of fixes. Since the error shows the filename ...
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Error while compiling XeLaTeX document

Have been trying to compile a XeLaTeX document, and have been getting the following error: ! Package ucharcat Error: \Ucharcat is defined in xetex releases from 2015 only The odd thing is that I ...
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TeXstudio (2.9.4): Doesn't stop rerunning for references and citations

I am using TeXstudio 2.9.4 as my LaTex editor. Most of time I just re-compile (using F6) but once every while I re-built (using F1) the whole project. This was working until now. Whereas compiling ...
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LEd is not compiling

After 4 years I decided to take up again LEd, which I used for my bachelor thesis. It was alright until I decided to compile to see the PDF. The error was: 21-07-2015 08:27:48: START /b/c1/c"C:\...
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'Missing }' with phonrule package [closed]

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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Missing $ inserted in tabular equation environment

Been trying to this lines, but getting the error of Missing $ inserted , \begin{equation} \left \{ \begin{tabular}{ccc} R_{e_1,...,e_k} & when T_{e_1,...,e_k} > 0 & and BEL(R_{e_1,...,e_k}...
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Equations not working in beamer

I'm trying to include equations into my beamer presentation, however every time i do it says that it has exited with errors. I have tried using \begin{equation} and \end{equation} and have also ...
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MikTeX Update wizard not working [on hold]

I am facing problem to update my MikTeX 2.9 database. I am getting the following error. I changed the mirror sites to others still the same problem. But the Package Manager is working fine. The log ...
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Bibliography style of LNCS - how to get it works?

I'm discovering the Lecture Note in Computer Science (LNCS) LATEX template, and I'm in trouble with their bibliography system. When reading their documentation and example, it appears that I only ...
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authoryear not working when using elsarticle template or own original tex file

I am trying to use the elsarticle.cls for a journal that needs (author, year) format for the citations. I have tried the following: \documentclass{elsarticle} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} This ...
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No counter defined error

When I try to compile in my laptop a (synced) tex file wich is perfectly compiling in my desktop computer I get the message: "! LaTeX Error: No counter 'd' defined." I reinstalled and updated MikTeX ...
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Beamer Presentation compile error

I'm trying to do a presentation doing a Beamer template. I've loaded the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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LaTeX Error: File `../classicthesis.sty' not found

I downloaded a LyX template that uses the style called classicthesis. The file was installed from the 'package manager' as an admin and the classicthesis.sty file is located in the same folder as my ...
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problems on compling multiple tex files [closed]

\begin{minipage}{\linewidth} \vspace{1em} \centering % \label{tab:name} \begin{tabular}{c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c} % \hline t & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & ...
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One \cite crash all

I'm new to this. And I understand nothing. Please, explain me what happen. I use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, natbib=true, ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package graphicx [on hold]

I have been trying to implement the solution that is mentioned here to solve the error, "Cannot determine size of graphic". However when I want to add \usepackage[dvipdfmx]{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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How do I fix a Cannot Run error?

So I am trying to preview my Latex file as a pdf, so when I click pdf preview, an warning pops up stating, Cannot run: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Maxthon\Bin\Maxthon.exe" "C:\Users\Joe\Documents\Sample(...
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Error when implementing TikZ-Feynman package

Today I downloaded and installed the new TikZ-Feynman package to draw Feynman diagrams. I included the packages \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-feynman} \tikzfeynmanset{compat=1.0.0} \...