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hobby: TeX capacity exceeded (parameter stack size?) error, when using tangency information at a point to draw a path

I am getting a TeX capacity exceeded error when running the following example code (which comes from the answer to this question: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Throw error if font is not defined

I need to throw an error, should a certain font not be installed. I have a font in a subfolder: /font/NinjaFont.ttf. This must be installed via certain commands (not important for this - but here: ...
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! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine untill I added the following URL refernce to my referneces.bib file. The URL refernce is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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Tabulate text within caption

I would like to tabulate text within a caption. See below what I obtain with my code: \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=6in]{topfigure.png} ...
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Beamerarticle problem

I think I can apply for the award of shortest MWE. This MWE compiles and runs OK, but if I comment out the second line (i.e. use beamerarticle) I receive error messages about xcolor clash, already ...
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Latexmk: Stop processing on pdflatex error

If my tex-files contain an error (such as an undefined control sequence), latexmk will present a prompt and ask for manual input before continuing. Now, of course it is possible to force further ...
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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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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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Error in adding parts to the question

I am new to Latex and trying to add parts to main question by using \begin{parts}. When I run my code, I get the error "!LaTeX error: Environment parts undefined" \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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What does this input encoding error mean?

! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding `utf8'. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H for ...
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Missing \begin{document} in dantelogo.sty? Viccuad-CV

I am trying to recompile my CV using the Viccuad-CV template on a new PC, but I keep running into bugs. I downloaded the template again and I am using the empty example to compile it but it keeps ...
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A strange Missing $ inserted error

For the following text snippet in my document: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{quotes} \usepackage{amsmath} \say{For vertical axes deployment, $\theta_t$ = $\theta_r$ = 0 and for ...
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Beamer Presentation Errors [on hold]

I have what appears to me to be a rather simple template code to produce a presentation using the Beamer package: \documentclass{beamer} \title{Presentation Title} \subtitle{Presentation Subtitle} ...
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Tikz: Error “dimension too large” when decorating arc

I'm drawing circles with arrows on in 3D. To do this I'm using decorations, and drawing the circles in halves so that I could change the colours later and draw an arrow penetrating them while keeping ...
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Why doesn't “/documentclass{article}” work (forward slash vs. backslash) [on hold]

I am new to LaTex. I am reading the book "Latex" by Stefan Kottwitz, but under "creating our first document" I was supposed to write the following: /documentclass{article} /begin{document} This is ...
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PGF : no legal \end found

I am trying to make a gauge, based on an answer I saw on this website, yet I am struggling with an error I can't solve. I have been looking at my document for more than 1 hour now, and I can't find ...
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Forbid building a file when it's not used in \input [duplicate]

I have two files, main.tex and chapter.tex, organized as follows: %main.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{chapter} \end{document} and %chapter.tex \section{Hello world!} $2 + 2$ ...
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Error with glossary package [on hold]

I'm currently writing my PhD thesis on LaTeX, and I have a problem with the glossary. I'm working on windows 7. I have one file (preambule.tex) which has all the commands. About the glossary, I wrote ...
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Package keyval Error 15 undefined

When I try to compile the following code on Windows using MikTeX and TexWorks, i get this error : ! Package keyval Error: 15 undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation. Type H ...
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Auxiliary files in diferent folder TexMaker

In TexMaker I go to Quick Build and in User I write --output-directory=files. Then when I run it the auxiliary files are properly saved in the files directory but I get I couldn't open file name ...
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TeX Live error on Ubuntu 10.04: pdflatex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 over-top of Ubuntu 9.04, preserving my /home partition, but aside from that partition, it was a fresh install. I installed the texlive package (2009-7) from Ubuntu's ...
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Fixing JAIR style

According to the Eigenfactor ranking of journals, the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) is a leading open-access journal in AI. Unfortunately, the JAIR style files are twenty years ...
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Problem creating 2 subsections within the same section

I have a document Latex that contains many sections. In a given section I want to create two subsections that contain each different subparagraphs. I don't know why I get an error when compiling it (! ...
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Compiling issue with amsfonts and amssymb

I've been racking my brain for hours about this and am no closer to figuring out how to fix this. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Basically I'm running Texpad and trying to use the packages ...
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:0 Undefined control sequence

I am a beginner in LaTeX. I wrote a .tex file and compiled it (pdflatex, latexmk, xelatex). I am getting compilation error that is shown below. E: \\homedir.mtu.edu\home\Desktop\LaTeX\Anderson ...
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How to get this recommendation letter template to work

I'm trying to get the recommendation letter template from the following site to work, but I'm too stupid to get it to compile correctly. tedsider.org I downloaded all the latex related files: ...
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Inserting Images [closed]

I'm having troubles inserting an image in LaTex. This is what I wrote: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.3]{hi} {desktop/hi.jpg} \caption{Placering og budget} ...
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“Could not start the command.” Error message Ubuntu TeXmaker

I've been having some technical issues with LaTeX lately. I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to make a LaTeX file. Here's my code: When I press the arrow to the left of "quick build" I get: ...
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Getting “Missing \endcsname inserted” Error but don't know why

i'm currently working on my master thesis and get always the following error on my first run ./Thesis.tex:4: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \endgroup l.4 ...
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wrapfigure gives : wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment + ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted)

I'm getting the following error message Package wrapfig Warning: wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment on in put line 2696. ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). <to be read ...
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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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Anybody ever encountered “arithmetic: number too big” when importing an image?

I'm trying to insert an image, which I've done probably a thousand times before, but I'm having issues with this one. The image is a jpg I just created in Paint - it's not excessively large or high ...
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minutes.sty (1.8d) stopped working (in texlive 2014)

Up until recently minutes.sty worked like it should. But now the \topic{} macro throws errors like this: \topic{A} ! Extra \else. \stc@sect ...csname the#1\endcsname }\fi #7}\else ...
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Strange error caused by some weird interaction

The following short document prints a scoresheet for a simple dice game called kinderyahtzee. It is close to what I want: %%%%% Kinder-yatzee scoresheet in \LaTeX ...
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How can I remedy a 'TeX capacity exceeded, sorry' error?

I'm trying to write a report that contains many tikz figures (originating from Matlab, if that matters). When I compile my document, I get the following error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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Problems installing MiKTeX

I have managed to download the ProTeX package and install TeXstudio. However, I keep failing in installing MiKTeX. (I have tried to download it several times from different places to insure that it ...
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What is the meaning of \+ in doxygen-generated latex? [closed]

When compiling a software reference manual with doxygen and latex output, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.2 ... Modular System for Shelves and Coasts (M\+ ...
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Texmaker shifts view to start of document when compilation fails

Whenever I get a compilation error on Texmaker on Ubuntu, it would shift my view all the way to the start of the document. This gets extremely irritating as I'm working on a rather long presentation ...
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slashbox.sty not found after download from CTAN [duplicate]

I am using Mac OSX and when compiling using TeXShop I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File 'slashbox.sty' not found. I have downloaded slashbox.zip from CTAN and placed it in my ~/Applications/Tex ...
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Problem with using TikZ in Texmaker

I seem unable to use any TikZ command in Texmaker. Whenever I use such command, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,or ...
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picinpars and ragged2e appear to create a capacity exceeded error when switching alignment

I have an odd issue that appears to stem from the ragged2e package. I need to be able to have an image shown on the right with right aligned wrapped text around it. However, when I have to switch the ...
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Usage of library advnodes of the tikz-timing package causes “Undefined control sequence”-error

I have a problem with the "advnodes" library of the "tikz-timing" package. The sample code below generates following error message and points to the ".sty"-file of the advnodes-library: Package: ...
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What is the cause of the error “Package keyval Error: orientation undefined”

When I try to compile the following code on Windows using MikTeX and TexWorks, I get the error "Package keyval Error: orientation undefined". I understand that it is referring to line 69, which ...
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error:! Text line contains an invalid character

Can someone help me to find a solution to this error?. I have not compiled the file for almost two weeks and when I tried to compile it now, it gave this error?. It says in the first line and I have ...
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Custom .sty warning on specific command

I am writing a custom .sty file and I notice that it can break if a certain command, native in Latex, is called. I would like to throw a warning to the user and say "Don't use this command!". I know ...
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Linguex and Tipa

The numbering of the sentences shows as underlined dots when using \ag. \a. \b. of linguex and tipa . \bg. works fine but starts numbering from (a.) ...
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MikTeX suddenly stopped compiling

PDFlatex suddenly stopped generating the PDF and started returning a bunch of errors. C:\fithesis2.cls:103: Font \filogo=fi-logo at 113.81102pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. ...
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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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LaTeX Error: File `or8.sty' not found

when I compile this file I see this massage LaTeX Error: File `or8.sty' not found. please help me , thanks ...
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What's wrong here? ! Extra }, or forgotten \right.<template> }$}\ifmeasuring@ \savefieldlength@ \fi \set@field \endtemplate \end{align}

This Error-Message is not understandable for me, what's wrong here? ! Extra }, or forgotten \right.<template> }$}\ifmeasuring@ \savefieldlength@ \fi \set@field \endtemplate \end{align} The ...