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titlesec error “undefined control sequence”

I'm new to titlesec and LaTeX in general, trying to use it to achieve chapters in a {book} class that are medium-sized and on the same line, viz: Chapter 1: An Unlikely Event Here's a minimized ...
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Give an error if I dont reference a label

I would like to have LaTeX compilation (I use pdflatex) give an error if there exists one label in my document that I do not reference. Is this possible? This is to ensure that I mention every table ...
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Fundamental problem with biblatex

I've looked over other questions, but none of them seem to solve my problem. I have a document and would like to do the following with biblatex: Use the bibtex backend Compile my (long) ...
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Proof environment too long [on hold]

I was writing a proof in LaTeX and tried to run it, when I suddenly got an error. It seems like my proof is too long. Is it possible to allow the proof environment to be longer than usual?
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Why doesn't my \csname-based glossary macro work inside \section and \caption?

I'm a LaTeX newbie. I have a custom macro called \gloss that decorates its argument in a certain way - let's say that it adds a star symbol for the purpouse of the MWE. I have wrapped it around a ...
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Why does including brackets in a TikZ datavisualization label give me an error?

My questions concerns the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{datavisualization} \usetikzlibrary{datavisualization.formats.functions} \begin{document} ...
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File ended while scanning use of \NAT@palk

I would like to know why can't I proceed compiling my tex file? It gives me this kind of message: Runaway Argument? S. and A. Celisse. \newblock 2010. \newblock A survey of cross-valida\ETC ! File ...
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Tikz and ctable incompatibility, gives error when printing

When I print a report I get an error: An error exists on this page. Acrobat may not display the page correctly. Please contact the person who created the PDF document to correct the problem ...
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Help in debugging the code [on hold]

Apologies for the previous post. I am writing a code for a thesis manual where I have a class file and a main file. I have created separate file for the content of thesis like Cover page, Abstract, ...
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No room for a new \dimen

I have this error message: ! No room for a new \dimen . \ch@ck ...\else \errmessage {No room for a new #3} \fi which I can not find a cure for.
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inputenc causing “Error: Unicode char \u8:Ø\isdot not set up for us”

In the text below, the line \RequirePackage[utf8]{inputenc} is causing this error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:Ø\isdot not set up for us It's something to with the {\O} in the bib file. ...
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Beamer breakdown package hyperref message: driver (autodetected): hpdftex

I use pdflatex to compile a beamer file. It generally runs OK. However, if I could not run it after any new lines, then I would fail even I comment the 'new lines'. I have to open a new tex file and ...
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Undefined Control Sequence-Equation

there, I am trying to work on a definition which includes equations like below, \begin{definition}[Weak Formulation] To get Weak Formulation, multiplying...............to get\\ ...
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Undefined control sequence in \printbibliography (biblatex)

EDIT: On a suggestion I added: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and changed \bibliography{citations.bib} into \addbibresrouce{citations.bib} This solved this specific problem, even though I now ...
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Updating Formats

I'm trying to update formats on MikTex 2.9 and receive the following error message: miktex-makefmt.exe: Invalid control sequence. initexmf.EXE: The operation failed for some reason. initexmf.EXE: ...
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LaTex capacity exceeded - pdf latex [on hold]

Using pdflatex on Ubuntu 14.04 to produce a large PDF file. I get the capacity exceeded error. The error has appeared all of a sudden - I was able to produce 200 MB file before. I have changed the ...
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Why am I getting a double subscript error?

The following compiles just fine: ${a_b}_c$. But when I try to add an accent over the 'a', as in ${\hat a_b}_c$, I get an error message: ? ! Double subscript. l.1187 ${\hat a_b}_ ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 missing dll?

Since yesterday's (22.6.2015) update, my MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8.1 64-bit repeatedly crashes with an error message that is something like: missing Qt5WinExtras.dll. This file is not present either in ...
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\endhead in tabulary: “Undefined control sequence. \end{tabulary}”

I am using the packages tabulary, booktabs and longtable. However when using \endhead I get the stated error. \begin{tabulary}{\linewidth}{RRRR} \toprule $U$ [kV] & $\lambda$ [$10^{-11}\,$m] ...
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“pages” useless backref in the end of bibliography section compiled with pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9)

Got an odd misprint at end of thebibliography enviroment, how to get rid of it and don't get an error with too many citations. Having only five of them I got an error of compilation "File ended while ...
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Getting a “missing } inserted” error when I can't find a mismatch

I've got \documentclass{article} \usepackage{comment} % enables the use of multi-line comments (\ifx \fi) \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Fixing a class file

This may be a problem with too narrow an audience for this forum, but I'm rather stuck at the moment. I'm attempting to build my dissertation document. My school's style guide is decidedly ...
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Fatal format file error; stymied. fmtutil: infinite recursion

I'm using texlive / ConTeXt / Xetex, but I don't know which of those might be relevant to the problem. The summary is that when I run TeX, I get a "Fatal format file error; I'm stymied" message. ...
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Biblatex/biber fails with a strange error about missing recode_data.xml file

I'm trying to use biblatex and when I compile my document I get an error like the following: Windows data source C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp\par-5061756c\ ...
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Undefined Control Sequence?

I have a problem while practicing latex here. Actually, I am newbie in using this application. I found Where my code is here : Does anyone know what the matter here ? And what should I do to make ...
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Fixing a Run-On Equation

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{etoolbox, ifxetex, ifluatex} \ifboolexpr{bool{xetex} or bool{luatex}}{ \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Error Floatrow package? [duplicate]

I have problem with floatrow package after updated package and you can see like this : Command Line: xelatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=-1 "msb.tex" Startup Folder: D:\Tutorial ...
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MikTex 2.9 Error by using footnote

I have a problem using footnote. If I enter this command, then no pdf-file is created. Here is the last part of die Logfile. At the end it says that some kind of font isn't found. How can I solve this ...
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! File ended while scanning use of \IMOpaper

I've been trying to preview my paper but I keep getting the error: Runaway argument? { \par \title {An End-Height Criterion for NASA's All-Sky Fireball Ne\ETC. ! File ended while scanning use of ...
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\edef together with microtype generates an error [duplicate]

In a previous question, I asked why \edef produced an error when trying to expand commands that takes an argument in the belief that this was the cause of it. But in actuality, I've realized that the ...
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Getting gibberish in the PDF when compiling latex

I am seeing some gibberish paragraph that shows up on the PDF but it is not anywhere in the tex document: In the next lab we will be free to use address 00 for any design needs. Nam dui ligula, ...
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Option clash for package hyperref while Compiling in TexLive for arXiv submittal

I am getting the option clash error and I can't seem to figure out why. Here is my preamble: \documentclass[preprint]{elsarticle} \usepackage{amssymb} %for \mathbb{} \usepackage{amsmath} % for ...
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Lots of “Missing character: there is no ”x“ in font nullfont!” errors in a simple code

I am a new user of LaTeX, I'm using Miktex and TexnicCenter. I'm trying to build my tex file into pdf but even with a very simple code I get multiple errors. Here is my code: ...
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revtex4 with subfig: “Missing $ inserted” error after subfigure caption; no math in caption

I am using the document class "revtex4", and packages graphicx and subfig (with option "caption=false"). I want to make a figure with two subfigures. While I would ideally like to have captions for ...
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Plugging a Mathematica code into a given template (before winter comes)

I have the following code sample, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings,xcolor} \lstset{language=Mathematica} \lstset{basicstyle={\sffamily\footnotesize}, ...
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\documentclass{tikz-qtree} Error Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands [closed]

Probably got some obvious error \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} % <- this wont work \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} ...
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Missing \endcsname inserted when trying to make subtables

I'm trying to make 2 subtables with 2 different captions inside of a table, but I keep getting the following error: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \relax l.9 ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown option `francais'

I recently updated my Operating system from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. Since then, I am facing difficulties compiling my tex code in which the french babel package is called. Please note that all ...
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compile timeout error message in table

I have this table in LaTex and it gives me a compile timeout error message and I don't know why. What is wrong with it? \begin{table}[h] \centering \begin{tabular}{|r|r|r|r|r|} \hline Tipo de sensor ...
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Error when parsing tikzpicture with a Greek letter in math mode

After trying to reparse a LaTeX document with another parser on another OS : \documentclass[ a4paper, 11pt, BCOR=12mm, DIV=18, abstract=on, ...
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Error message when using biber

Great site here. I have a question regarding Biblatex and Biber. My current .tex file structure looks like this in TeXworks: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{inputenc} ...
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Reducing stretching of a caption gives an error

I get an error when I add the stretch=0.80 command to the caption-package as here: \usepackage[font={color=red,footnotesize,% stretch=0.80},labelsep=quad]{caption} The caption is a simple ...
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! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode

I am using an image within minipage and getting error message. ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. Below is minimal working example. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} ...
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How to get rid of “c-cedilla” in math mode?

This code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \providecommand{\c}{\mathrm{c}} \begin{document} Complement of $A$: $A^\c$. \end{document} Produces the following error: ! Missing { inserted. <to be read ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@@boxput

When I try to compile \boxput*(0,1){\colorbox{white}{Titre de la boite}}{ \setlength{\fboxsep}{6pt} \fbox{\begin{minipage}{8cm} Bla \\ Bla \\ Bla \end{minipage}} I obtain the error message : File ...
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Bibtext Citation displayed wrong in PDF

got a problem with a citation being displayed wrong in the pdf. This is the MWE \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{scrpage2} ...
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Accents generate errors with moderncv class

When using accented characters (e.g. ë) I get the following error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:ële not set up for use with LaTeX. A minimal working example is given below. To the best ...
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Error when using greek symbol in subscript in beamer presentation

I am working on a beamer presentation which will include many mathematical symbols. I use MiKTeX 2.9 and the TeXstudio IDE. I have run into a problem when I attempt to use certain mathematical ...
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Problem witch \include and \chapter

I am including the chapters of my thesis with the \include command. The chapters start with \chapter. This worked until last week, but suddenly TeXStudio won't compile. I get an ! extra \else error. ...
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sharelatex: PDF inclusion: required page does not exist <5>

I checked the other question similar to this issue yet I could not find a proper solution for the issue I am facing for including an .svg file which is converted using inkscape with pdf+latex option ...