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Post-filtering output that I can't seem to pre-filter with silence package

I have a book that was producing 20,000 lines of output to stdout when I compiled it with pdflatex. I did the following to reduce the output: \RequirePackage{silence} ...
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Why does TexWorks in MikTex only compile documents from a single directory? [on hold]

Using Portable MikTex on a Windows7 machine, my document compiles only when I save the document in my c:\users\temp folder. If I save the same file to my thumb drive e.g. G:\useraa\downloads\drafts\ ...
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Undefined control sequence in TikZ braces

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1] \foreach \i[count=\t from 0] in {16,...,23} { \path (\t+0.25,1) ...
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Undefned control sequence problem

I am typing \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,fleqn,leqno,oneside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\R}{\mathds{R}} \begin{document} \title{M} \author{Y} \date{September 4, 2014} ...
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Hello, could you help me to understand the next error? texmaker (Mac) [duplicate]

This is the error!: Overfull \hbox (12.10773pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 13--19 I don´t understand it! It has apareces when i try to compilate with the next document: ...
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Glossaries and custom section headings broken

I've a document, where I use the glossaries to manage acronyms for me. Sometimes, I use a \gls{} command inside a section heading, and I have defined page headers to have the current section heading. ...
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Problem with \begin{cases} -\end{cases}

I was reading some other questions about people getting problems with the environment cases and the solution was to install the package amsmath, which I did, but now I got this error message: 1.53 ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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How to align Matrix and Tikzpicture on the same horizontal line

I'm using subfloat to try to align my diagram with the matrix array. I want them to be next to each other, and per suggestion, used the subfloats to try to align them. I'm getting error messages. ...
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WinEdt error after compilation : No PDF Output [on hold]

Error reported is: no output PDF file produced
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]

I am on Mac OS X Lion latest, and get the error trying to compile my large multi-page project. This happens after adding one more code listing (shown below). The full error is: TeX capacity ...
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How to increase the memory if I get this error TeX capacity exceeded

I am using the following codes to input DNA sequences from fasta format (177 sequences with 1140 base pair long) Using texshade package but I had the following error: my system is: Windows 7 (64 bit) ...
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NewChemPhase is undefined control sequence

I'm trying to use the \NewChemPhase command from Chemmacros in a document. Previously this document compiled as it should. However after updating my MikTeX-installation, it returns ! Undefined control ...
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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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Adding hyperlink to fancy slides presentation

I will admit that I'm a newcomer to LaTeX, especially presentations. I'm trying to add a hyperlink to slide in my presentation and I keep getting the error: Argument of \frame has an extra }. I've ...
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compiler complains about apacite

I use the following packages in my document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside,BCOR=10mm]{scrbook} % Packages \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[icelandic, english]{babel} ...
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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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Undefined Control Sequence : \caption@ifamsclass {%

Using pdfTeX Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live 2009/Debian). Something in the subfig package is causing this error. E.g. compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} ...
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Error when move program from laptop to desktop (the program has an image created by tikz) [closed]

I have a program which include latex code to produce PDF. The program works fine in my laptop, but when i move the program to my desktop, error comes! Actually I move the program between laptop and ...
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listings package: problem with underscores in single line comments [closed]

I'm having trouble when including sourcecode (c / c++ / assembler) to my document with \lstinputlisting. sourcecode containing single line comments with underscores (see simplified example below) ...
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How to render LaTeX code without having to press return a lot of times? [on hold]

I am trying to use Tufte's Template for LaTeX. When I try to compile it on Texmaker, I am required to press Return a lot of times: But I have no idea why this happens. Is there a way to render it ...
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Windows API error 5: “Access is denied” when trying to compile TikZ picture

I installed PGF but are unable to compile the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) --(1,2); \end{tikzpicture} ...
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titling: Renewing \maketitle with defaults from manual causes compilation error though just using the defaults does not

titling includes this helpful information on page 4: The \maketitle command as defined by the titling package is essentially \renewcommand{\maketitle}{% \vspace*{\droptitle} \maketitlehooka ...
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Why does `! Missing $ inserted.` occur when using \verb in beamer?

When I use \verb+...+ within beamer I get ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.6 \end{frame} ? What is going wrong and how do I fix this problem? A minimal example is ...
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Why doesn't LaTeX allow me to import my .eps file when I compile it?

Everything works perfectly except until the error below. I'm slightly new at LaTeX and perhaps I'm missing a package, but I already have the graphicx package. Any help will be greatly appreciated! ! ...
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how to download and install hobby package for this latex scheme [duplicate]

I get this following scheme but it doesn't work in my laptop, i work using texmaker and miKteX 2.9, i always get the error I can't find tikzlibraryhobby.code.tex, i enter the package manager to ...
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Undefined Control Sequence occurs at: \begin{document} [closed]

I wasn't having any problem with my .tex file, but after compiling a separate document - which used a different document class - my current file no longer loads. Specifically, I was using the imsart ...
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Odd graphics error — “division by 0”

When I compile this code in xelatex... \documentclass[letterpaper]{texMemo} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \memoto{You} \memofrom{Me} \memodate{\today} \memosubject{Some stuff} ...
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tlmgr cannot setup TLPDB

I'm trying to update my installation of texlive 2013 under Ubuntu 13.10. However, I followed the instruction on this answer, but I get an error (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) ...
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progressbar Beamer theme: Errors trying to build an adapted example

I'm very new to LaTeX, so sorry, if this question is too trivial. I'm using the following code to build a sample presentation, based on the 'progressbar' Beamer theme and its demo code: ...
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Why does \mathbb{R} cause '! Undefined control sequence. - \GenericError'?

When I compile the following document, I get ! Undefined control sequence. \GenericError ... #4 \errhelp \@err@ ...
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Using language Portuguese on Appendices throws unsupported control sequence [duplicate]

I am trying to compile my work under MikTex 2.9 windows 7 and/or Kyle 2.1.2 The appendices are throwing an unsupported control sequence error when I try to compile with the langage set to Portuguese. ...
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TL update affects fixme handling of options?

A few hours ago, the following code worked fine (albeit in a larger document): \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{xkvltxp} ...
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Latex distribution new installed, error undefined control sequence always occurs when moderncv is used [closed]

I installed protext distribution on another pc and tried to edit my cv. Unfortunately this error message does appear and I do not know why? *geometry* driver: auto-detecting *geometry* detected ...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} get error: Metric File not found [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my PC and tried to set up a LaTeX Editor. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %\usepackage[latin]{fontenc} If I uncomment the last line, I get the ...
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Error - Missing number treated as zero

I'm getting this error when trying to combine chapters in my thesis: Chapter 1. ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> } l.13 ...on{BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT OF ...
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Find error in multifile document

I am receiving the following error when I try to compile my multifile document: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. l.335 Which of course happens from time to time. However, the log does not show in ...
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Can't get a MWE to work in Lyx

I'm a newbie and have jumped in at the deep by trying to get this MWE to work. I'm using Lyx 2.1.1. I've left out the first line from the MWE \documentclass{article} Lines 2 - 28 I've inserted ...
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Conflict between my modified .sty file and babel's ngerman?

There is some conflict or error I don't understand. I can skip it and nothing visible happens. The output is okay and everything seems to be fine. Still I would like to get rid of the error message. ...
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Strange error - \@writ

What may be the reason of the following error? The code doesn't want to compile. > ! Undefined control sequence. > l.67 \@writ
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How to color text and fill cells with color in a table/subtable environment

I have a question related to making posters using LaTeX. I am using the following website for the poster. Everything is OK, but I am stuck at a point where I want to insert 2 tables next to each ...
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mtpro2: PARENS environment error

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[lite]{mtpro2} ...
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SCfigure won't compile, shows a runaway argument error

I'm trying to create an SCfigure, but the formatting doesn't seem to be working. I have used this same code and it worked fine, but I tried to compile again in a new session and this error showed. ...
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pstool fails where preamble in document works

In my template I make us of a command \ExecuteAfterPackage defined in templatetools. If I use that I get in trouble with the way pstools loads the preamble. For example this code ...
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pstool not working with grffile

An error report regarding my template and pstool not working made me look at the problem which seems to be a principle problem of pstool together with grffile I created a matlabfraq file using ...
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Avoid splitting/wrapping error message when using pdflatex

When compiling with pdflatex and using the file-line-error option if I have a long pathname and there is an error, that error is split at 80 characters in the log file (see image below) Is one (or ...
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How to add footnotes in htlatex via fn-in?

In the html code that is generated by htlatex I want to have footnotes appear on the same page instead of a new one (just like in the .pdf that is generated by pdflatex). So I read about the fn-in ...
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htlatex will not include files properly

My Latex project has one main.tex file which includes several other .tex files which again may do the same. When I run htlatex main.tex the generated main.html does not contain anything from the ...
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Conversion of latex to html for Word does not work

In order to get html code that is appropriate for Word I used the following command that I found on a TUG page: htlatex filename "html,word" "symbol/!" "-cvalidate" If I do this in Cygwin I get the ...