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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} ...
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TeXShop compilation issue on Mac OS El Capitan. Complete uninstallation and re-installation did not fix the problem

I am a basic user and sorry if I miss to state some important facts. I have similar problem raised here and also in many other pages. First, I followed the guides by Herbert Schulz, didn't work for ...
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No color profile found for RGB screen colors

I am using Texmaker and when building tex file I get the following error: No color profile found for RGB screen colors The files is compiled correctly, it seems that the Texmaker has issue with ...
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input index file not found

Dear experts I am using TeXnicCentre. After compiling, while I get an output pdf file, an error is found that says Could't find input index file *pathname* nor *pathname*.idx I am afraid I cant ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX

This is with ref to my previous question Package clash in multilingual report. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Error when compiling with lualatex file “ltluatex.tex”

In many cases, when compiling with lualatex I have this error (c:/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/ltluatex.tex File: ltluatex.tex 2015/10/03 v1.0f LuaTeX support for plain TeX (core) ...
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Problem uploading packages

I am using WinEdt 8.2 at the university computer. Since a while ago it started giving me some errors (copy of log below) like *! LaTeX Error: File `relsize.sty' not found.* *! LaTeX Error: File ...
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Acro Package does not bring any output

I'm trying print a list of acronyms in my thesis by using the acro package. I'm somehow getting the following errors though: Argument of \acro_print_list_short:nn has an extra }. ...
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How to find the lost text part when having “Float(s) lost” error

I've lost some text. I don't know if theres something missing, so how can I find it? I'm not in the mood to compare the chapter1.tex to the pdf file by reading both. Chapter 1 (chapter1.tex) is rather ...
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latex missing “\item” when using itemize

I am tryint to add a list of items in a latex document. I currently have this setup: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} % Default font size and paper size \begin{itemize} \Item this is not a ...
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Make entire equation sans-serif

So, I'm trying to use something like this: \begin{align*}\mathsf{ a & b & c }\end{align*} Unfortunately, I'm getting weird errors like this: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> ...
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\nocite{*} not working while using biblatex

I am trying to list all references on a paper I am writing, however only the cited documents are appearing. I have placed a \nocite{*} at the end of my document, and it is able to generate my ...
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Compilation of Latex document

When I tried to composite my Latex document, latex don't want to compile the document. Is anyone could help me to resolve this problem? Edit : I also obtain this problem
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Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `eu2enc.def' not found

I got this error while running my tex file in XeLaTeX. For recovering this i install fonts by running following code : sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get install ...
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Caption Error: “destination with the same identifier (name{figure.1}) has been already used” [duplicate]

I get the following error when compiling pdflatex: (/usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/omscmr.fd) [2pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{figure.1}) ...
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Problem Compiling

Forgive me if this off topic, but I am not sure where else to ask. I have a large document of report class. It consists of various chapters, all in separate files. Everything has been going fine, with ...
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What does this error in an equation mean !missing} inserted

\\ $=\frac { { b }^{ 4 } }{ { n }^{ 4 } } \left.( \frac { { n }^{ 2 }+2n+1 }{ 4 } \right.) =\frac { { b }^{ 4 } }{ 4 } \left.( \frac { { n }^{ 2 }+2n+1 }{ 4 } \right.) } } } I have a problem ...
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a 'file not found' error message!

I am a novice on LaTeX. This is what I have and it gave me a 'File Not Found' \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \title{The Report} \author{Kiem Ta} \end{document} this gave me a 'file ...
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“Log file not found” error for new files

I use Texmaker 4.1 under Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I have to reinstall all LaTeX distributions (LaTeX itself, TeXmaker, additional packages). There are no problems to compile a file that was previously ...
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i dont know how to fix my errors [duplicate]

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} ...
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Compiler-style output for latex errors

I am a programmer who is used to using command line tools to compile source code. One of the must-have features of these compilers is the ability to tell programmers where their errors are so they ...
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My LateX doesnt work anymore [on hold]

my LateX did work the whole time without problems. Now i just started my project and it didnt work anymore and i dont know what is wrong. I use TeXmaker and i installed TeXLive and MikteX. The error ...
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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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Error while displaying bold R \mathbb [duplicate]

Here's my sample code : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \pagenumbering{roman} \section*{Problem 1} Given that : \\ $$ x \epsilon \mathbb{R} (3,2) $$ ...
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Elusive bug when using mathalfa with amsart

I got a strange bug using the two aforementioned packages when I try to build the TOC. The bug happens only after I typeset twice with pdfLaTeX and forbids me to build the TOC. Edit : following ...
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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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Error in \title : Overleaf

I am using Overleaf and am receiving the following error when I try setting the title to my file. Illegal parameter number in definition of \@title. <to be read again> 1 How ...
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Cannot determine size of graphic

I'm trying to include graphics in my Latex-file, which I compiled with latex+dvipdf on OS X. Latex however returns this error: "Cannot determine size of graphic" My graphic is exported from ...
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biblatex Error 'cite' undefined: autocite=footnote with biblatex-mla

I would like to use the MLA citation style in footenotes. The following mwe produces the expected result. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=mla]{biblatex} ...
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Add space between table and text

I'm trying to add some space between my table and the text but the command \setlength{\textfloatsep}{2cm} is not working ¿What is the problem? This is my code: ...
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Black boxes in my computer [closed]

Please, can someone tell me why black boxes suddenly appear in Ubuntu 14.04? How can I fix this problem ? Thanks. Marta
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LaTeX Error: File `lastpage.sty' not found

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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no output PDF file produced

My question is about LaTeX. My paper is written as the same as my teacher. But I can't output the PDF file while my teacher do. I am very puzzled. !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file ptmr8r): Font ...
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Why is the following LaTeX code invalid?

I am trying to compile a document using lyx and the following line: $Encrypted(k_\left\{subcontractor,airplane\right\}, softwareBytes | HMAC(softwareBytes))$ gives an error as if the first and ...
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Undefined control sequence GNU C Library manual texinfo.tex

I am new to LaTeX. I wanted to compile the documentation file from GNU C Library texinfo.tex. There I encountered the following error message. Could someone please tell me how to fix it? To compile I ...
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Error: can't write on file `MyReport.pdf'

I tried to compile and everything worked great previously, but now I can't get the pdf to be generated. ! I can't write on file `MyReport.pdf'.Please type another file name for output! Emergency ...
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why i keep seeing this text “mhchem-textmhchem-math”

everytime i compile i see the text at the top of the cover. I searched all the document looking for this text without luck. any help? \input{doc_config/doc_config} % Document Configurations ...
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Sublime Text and Skim: Can't build PDF

I used to be able to build PDF's just fine, but I haven't done any LaTeX-ing in the past few weeks. I opened up an old .tex file today and tried make some changes, only to see at bottom of the status ...
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Error After Updated Context ?

I have a problem again with Context after updated third modules, like this : Command Line: C:\context\tex\texmf-win64\bin\context.exe --synctex=-1 "vektor.tex" Startup Folder: D:\Master ...
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permission deny

This is what I write: \documentclass [a4paper, 12pt] {article} \usepackage {amsmath} \usepackage {mathptmx} \usepackage[12pt] {moresize} \begin{document} \section{2.7 Derivatives} The ...
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natbib: Error when citing paper with similar authors and same year

I get a strange error when I try cite two certain papers in the same document, when I use the natbib package (with numbers option enabled). If I trim the author list or change the year of either ...
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Turn a warning (“Unused label”) into an error

The following example, a follow-up of Give an error if I dont reference a label, generates a warning: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{refcheck} \begin{document} ...
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Can tcolorbox enhanced boxes be combined with TikZ externalisation and save boxes? If so, how? If not, what's the best workaround?

I am getting the following compilation error when combining TikZ-enhanced boxes from tcolorbox with TikZ's externalisation: ! Argument of \tikzexternal@laTeX@collect@until@end@tikzpicture has an ...
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Error when using \include with higher-level directory

I have many separate documents in subfolders that each \include a *.tex file in the parent directory that contains macros. This worked fine the last time I compiled these files, about 10 years ago and ...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...
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Can be used only in preamble occurs when using \usepackage command

Whenever I am trying to use the subfigure or the algorithm2e package using \usepackage command, it is showing LaTeX Error: Can be used only in preamble. What is the problem and how to get rid of ...
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I don't understand the error and can someone please help? [closed]

I have done this, but I don't understand what does the line runaway argument? and file ended while scanning use. Now it doesn't allow me to get the pdf version and I'm terribly stuck. Any idea to ...
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errors while compiling the following codes [duplicate]

In the connection of my previous question. What is the problem in the codes? Codes: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper,top=1 in,bottom=1 in,left=0.7 in,right=0.7 ...
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Bibliography in latex apa problem

i am a passive follower of this forum for quite a time and it usually helped my but now i can't figure a probleme. I want to have a simple bibliography (prefered) in APA but it does not work. I tried ...
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How to say texstudio to come out from nonstop mode?

While working on texstudio, I am finding the following difficulty. Sometimes knowingly or unknowingly we are giving wrong commands which forces to go to the non-stop mode. At that time if we restart ...