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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty [duplicate]

When I try to compile my paper I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Filemathtools.sty' not found.` Other packages are successfully found and automatically installed, but mathtools.sty is not. I ...
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bflabel undefined

After updating LaTeX (MacTex) with Tex Live Utility the other day I've had trouble compiling using \bflabel: ! LaTeX Error: \bflabel undefined. The document I'm trying to compile is a modified ...
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A conflict between caption & longtable packages raises the “overfull \hbox” warning!

Note: This is not a duplicate, as I've already searched most of the suggested duplicates in search of an answer, but it proved to be of no avail! Therefore, please help! Problem: Overfull \hbox ...
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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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! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}

I am doing an empirical work on STATA and I used the command sutex in order to obtain the LaTeX code for summary statistics tables. I am just copying and pasting it on TeXworks (pdfLaTeX file) as said ...
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error in memoir: Command \newfloat already defined

Using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,a4paper,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{latexsym} ...
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Undefined control sequence with \delete and the changes package

I keep on getting the following error message when I attempt to compile my source code: ! Undefined control sequence Before, I was unable to compile and saw another question that had been answered ...
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Document class problem?

My text in thesis is as below: %\documentclass[croppedpdf,pagebackref,showinstructions,showtodo]{adsphd} ...
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Cannot set documentclass size parameter

I am using LaTeX to write a report, my header is : \documentclass[12pt]{extreport} %packages \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Tex error, completely lost [on hold]

I have LaTeX together with MiKTeX installed on my work laptop and on my personal desktop. I share these files over Dropbox, however Dropbox was playing up so I copied the files to my personal desktop. ...
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Error message: There's no line here to end

In a letter-class document that had no previous errors I am suddenly getting the error message: "There's no line here to end" \opening{text} I've used this file many times and today it starts ...
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Error in pdf2latex compiling

Tell me, please, what is connected with the error? winedt+miktex
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Unable to make pdf no error in console! [closed]

Suddenly today I couldn't create a file I had been working on earlier, and then it was working just fine. Then when I restarted the program I got the error "Underfull \hbox badness 10000 \textbf" and ...
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Font isn't found though properly installed

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Error compiling modiagram [closed]

EDIT: This question has been identified as a bug Consider the following MWE as t.tex from the modiagram manual: \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{modiagram} \begin{document} ...
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polyglossia error after MiKTeX update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: xelatex stopped working after TexLive2011 update 2 days ago Sorry, I don't know where I could report bug that appeared after MiKTeX Update. Here is a test file: % ...
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File ended while scanning use of \next

\documentclass[xcolor={dvipsnames}]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usecolortheme[named=NavyBlue]{structure} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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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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\texorpdfstring and \today

I was trying to put multiple author names in a beamer slide using \titlepage. I came across Beamer - Multiple Authors - Formatting the title page, which help me a lot. However, I couldn't understand ...
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Mendeley and equations in bibliography

I have a very large bibliography in Mendeley that I want to use for a Tex document. I have imported the bib-entries directly from the arxiv using the plug-in. The trouble is that the titles and ...
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getting error “ log file not found”

I have been getting the same error " log file not found" all the time. I have the MikTex installed and it is on the path. my input file has a correct name. I set all options in the configuration as it ...
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Undefined control sequence for \includegraphics

The packages I've used: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Spanish.ldf error [closed]

I just installed MiKTeX 2.9 x64 on my windows 8.1 laptop. I use Texmaker as a TeX editor. I'm trying to compile a document with these packages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Using silence package generates warning from silence.sty

the last warning shown in TexMaker, I cannot get rid of. Minimal working example: \documentclass[hyperref={unicode}]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Antibes} ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, input stack size=5000

This is an error I am getting when trying to compile the document. Oddly, if i remove the text for either section and limit it to only one of the sections it compiles just fine but adding text causes ...
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LaTeX Error: File `gnuplot-lua-tikz.sty' not > found

> ! LaTeX Error: File `gnuplot-lua-tikz.sty' not > found. This error keeps popping up. I have downloaded the file, but i have no idea where i should put this file on Mac Os X with MacTex ...
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UTF8 and BibTeX problems

I laid last hands on my project. I added some sources. But than everything just blew up. Hopefully you can help me! Here are the error(s): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:̈ not set up for ...
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referring to a local pdf in latex error

I'm trying to link a local pdf in my latex document, I'm using the hyperref package and \href{run: Operation.pdf } command, in the output pdf when i click on the link, I get this error message: ...
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Uninformative error message when using AUCTeX

I often have this error when using AUCTeX: TeX-error: Error occured after last TeX file closed However, when running for instance pdflatex on the command line, I have a proper error message. But the ...
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todonotes crashes because too many on list

I am been using the package \usepackage{todonotes} but have ran into a problem with the \listoftodos.. My list has become above one page, and it seems to to not compile when it goes above this ...
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Trouble with pgfmoduledecorations.code.tex

I used \usepackage{pgfplots} last december. Now I try to modify my former work, but it doesnot work. The last update of the pgfplots is february 28th 2015. I obtain the following message: ...
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Illegal Parameter with Biblatex

I am getting some Error when I try to compile my Latex File and I have no clue why. ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue.<to be read again>W ...Documentation (last accessed: ...
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Why am I getting those pgfkeys errors?

Suddenly, most of the figures don't appear in the document and the first error is ! package pgfkeys error: choice '1.8' unknown in key '/pgfplots/compat/anchors' Another error: ! package pgfkeys ...
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toprule and bottomrule next to align within table - errors & spacing problems

The following table gives 2 errors: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[intlimits]{amsmath} \usepackage{floatflt} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{listliketab} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Missing \endcsname inserted

I'm almost getting crazy with this TeX error, but however I can't find any effective method to solve this. Here is a mini example which cause the problem, and which i really need in my codes: ...
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option clash for package natbib

as I use the command: \usepackage [square]{natbib}, I get the following error: Option clash for package natbib. How I can solve this problem.
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Texmaker - Where to type 'H' for help?

I'm trying to resolve an error in my latex document. The box at the bottom of texmaker says: Type H <return> for immediate help. Where exactly do I type this? I tried typing 'H' at the end of ...
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Why doesn't “/documentclass{article}” work (forward slash vs. backslash) [closed]

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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Error line11 ! Text line contains an invalid character

I have come to this problem that I can not figure out the solution. Error line11 ! Text line contains an invalid character These are lines 1 to 16 do not see any invalid character ...
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File not found with Texmaker

I used to work on Ubuntu, but now I changed to Windows 8.1. I installed both MiKTeX and Texmaker but I keep getting this error when I click on the pdf viewer: File not found
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I keep having compile error even on a new blank document. Any suggestions?

I've started a new blank document and it shows a compile error even though it's a blank document. Any suggestions on why it's doing that?
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Problem with newly defined command and special chars

I have the following problem. In my document, I defined a new command to save a few chars \renewcommand{\r}{r_\mathrm{max}} Additionally, since it is Swedish, it makes use of the special char å, ...
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xelatex problem with datetime

I have a datetime problem if I try to compile my latex file. It is something with datetime, but I cant figured it out, what it is. I have append the log How Can solve the problem of solving the ...
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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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Error Updating TexShop

I am currently running TeXShop Version 2.47 on OSX 10.9.2, and whenever I click TeXShop > Check for Updates, I receive the message "An error occurred in retrieving update information. Please try ...
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PDFTeXify+preview in WinEdt 9.0

Until several hours ago, when I was clicking Shift+Ctrl+P in WinEdt 9.0, it did both the compilation and gave the preview of the pdf file. However, now it only does the PDFTeXify processing. How can ...
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Tex capacity exceeded sorry input stacksize=5000

I am getting this error while trying to build my tex file. As soon as I include the cleveref package, I get this error and it shows cleveref.sty with the cursor at the bolded part of the 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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Multicolumn - Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr [closed]

I'm trying to build the following table, but I get the error in the title. I'm sure it has something to do with the \multicolumn function, but I can't see what's wrong with it. Help? \begin{table} ...
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latex error lonely item--perhaps a missing list environment in the bibliography

I'm using the thebibliography environment for listing the references in a report LaTeX file. This error appear in each \bibitem sentence \begin{thebibliography} \bibitem {Cluster} ...