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Copy-Paste error in LaTeX

When I try to copy some text from a Word page or pdf an paste it to LaTeX, I get the error below. Any idea how to fix this? PS: I am using LaTeX on a Mac
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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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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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'Undefined control sequence' error when typesetting table

The error is Undefined control sequence. Here is the code: \begin{table}[htb!!] \center \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Experiment} & Initial tip deflection ...
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Undefined control sequence error in using spy TikZ library

My minimal working example is as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{spy} ...
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LaTeX is removing `fi` in words

I have this sentence in my LaTeX article : fraudulent financial. When complied it as pdf this is the output in my text: I'm using WinEdt and Miktex. Why I have this behavior? This is an IEEE ...
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File `graficx.sty' not found

I'm using LaTeX for a week now and I couldn't figure the problem is this error out, I have copied a CV template from internet and I made some changes, for sudden every time I make quick build in ...
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Texments/minted not working - Undefined control sequence

I'm trying to add some syntax highlighting to my code and found two packages: texments and minted. I tried to use them, but I'm getting errors while trying to build. I used following code to test both ...
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dramatist can't make \act and \DramPer work

I'm new to the use of both LaTeX and dramatist, so I suppose I'm doing some very crude error here. I tried to get some example of dramatist code and copy paste, but I nevertheless have the problem. ...
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bundledoc fails with subfolder paths (MiKTeX)

I would like to use bundledoc mainly in Windows with MiKTeX. However, I encounter a problem with subfolder paths that is annoying. I run the program as follows: bundledoc --config=miktex.cfg ...
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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty

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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XML code is giving error [on hold]

\begin{CCSXML} 10002944.10011122.10002945 General and reference~Surveys and overviews 500 \end{CCSXML} \ccsdesc[500]{General and reference~Surveys and overviews}
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Problem using AMS package for TexMaker [on hold]

I am trying to figure out whether the AMS package is already installed or not. I tried running the AMS test file (ftp://ftp.ams.org/pub/tex/amslatex/math/testmath.tex) and it shows an error. (Error : ...
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Unknown option `breakable' for package `tcolorbox'?

I am running TeXLive 2012 however when I run this... \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breakable]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{tcolorbox}[breakable, title=My breakable ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found on Ubuntu 10.04.2

I have install $ sudo apt-get install texlive-full on Ubuntu 10.04.2 but when I run I got this error about adjustbox. ! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found Is there anyone know how to ...
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error: option clash for package xcolor

When trying to load I get the error message 'Option clash for package xcolor'. I have already understood that this is because other packages I loaded before also automatically load this package. All I ...
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Undefined Control Sequence l. 156 \NeedsTeXFormat [on hold]

I'm having trouble getting TeXworks to build. I downloaded what should be a working .cls file from my university, but can't get it to generate a pdf in texworks, even when I don't edit the file. This ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@argdef. \usepackage

I have this code \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm} \usepackage{tabu} ...
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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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Missing number treated as zero error

I have read several posts with a similar error, but cannot find where mine is. I have the following code to put in comments next to sequential inequalities in an alignat* environment. Unfortunately, ...
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PDFLaTeX Undefined control sequence documentclass ^^@

I've just started playing with texmaker today and I can't get a .tex file to compile, even for a simple helloworld file. Upon running the pdflatex command, I get a log file where the first error is: ...
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Why am I getting 'Undefined Control Space' error? [duplicate]

I've come across some issues whilst compiling. I am using TeXShop and everything was working just fine and then suddenly I got this block of code: Not sure what's wrong with it... :'( Any help ...
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Latex in R getting error after putting code

I am getting this error in R ...after putting code for latex document Undefined control sequence Overfull\hbox(7.71355pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 16--16 Code is below ...
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! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> error with makeglossaries

I'm getting these two errors after compile with makeglossary. If I compile my .tex file with PDFLatex->makeindex->PDFLatex runs without problem but if I change this command series to ...
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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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Error-Undefined control sequence

I occurred a problem recently, but, I donot know how to solve it? Error: Undefined control sequence. l.26 $$\eqalignno {P^{-1}&=P_{1}^{-1}+P_{2}^{-1}\cr ...
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error: could not start the command. lualatex -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I have just installed texmaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 64bit in my laptop. When I use pdflaTeX everything seems to be working fine, however when I try to switch to LuaLaTex I get the message shown in the ...
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Problems in recompiling different chaptersusing include

When I try to recompile my chapters (using include) in the main file, such as \include{Frontmatter/title} it shows this error: Can be used only in preamble. Note that my TEXT editor is TEXT MAKER. ...
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Aligning an Expression - ! Missing } inserted

I am getting this error when I run this code. It all looks exactly like a different instance in which I was aligning stuff and had no problem: \begin{align} B \times B &= \lbrace ...
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What would cause an error to only come up on one computer even when the files are identical?

I'm having an issue with the following code. The error is an undefined control sequence, the contents of the file does not matter on whether or not the error orcours. The error only exists on 1 ...
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Getting an error related to \prevdepth when using \caption on a figure with subfloats

I am writing a manuscript and I am using the subfloat package to include in a figure several figures, if I don't include a caption it compiles nicely, but when including the caption I get the error ! ...
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How to put \varinjlim in the section name?

Here is (almost) minimal example of the file, which gives the error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \section{Section name with varinjlim: ...
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incomplete \ifodd , all text was ignored… error

shall you please help me to know why here I have got an error ? : \begin{document} \begin{equation}\label{3-6} \begin{aligned} \overline{\epsilon}_{ij} = \frac{1}{V} \int_V \epsilon}_{ij} dV\\ ...
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Why can the 7-line TeX file not be compiled? [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \newenvironment{Figure}[1]{\begin{figure}}{\caption{#1}\end{figure}} \begin{document} \begin{Figure}{This is a caption.} \end{Figure} \end{document} ...
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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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! Undefined control sequence. why

Noob here: first time using Latex and can't seem to write one line of code without getting ! Undefined control sequence. error. Here is the line it has a problem with: $$ \left \{ ...
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Having trouble on why this latex code is outputting gibberish. Can someone help me fix it please?

Having trouble finding why this isn't outputting correctly. $ \text{ Let there be a right triangle with angle A (not with measurement 90 deg) } \\ \text{ whose adjacent has measurement } 3 \text{ ...
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Strange Activity with TexStudio after Installing Package [on hold]

I'm writing a program in TexStudio which includes an algorithm/pseudocode. I used the second post here to help write the pseudocode. After installing the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Simplest way to extract errors from log files

When running pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode I am looking for: Ways to detect whether there were errors solely based on the log files (assume we don't have access to the process exit code). ...
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What is the meaning for “Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option ”

I load the following packages: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, amscd} \usepackage[dvipdfm]{hyperref} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{eucal} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Getting some latex error

I am getting the following two errors due to a line (\ref{diffin}) with $\theta(0) =\theta_0$ in my .tex file Font OT1/cmr/m/n/3.5=cmr3 at 3.5 pt not loadable Metric(TFM) file not found. \scriptfont ...
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Natbib errors: find which entry is causing them

When one is pestered with the all too familiar error message ! Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, how does one find which entry is causing the problem? ...
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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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md-chr7y source file could not be found

I am trying to build a document with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. It seems to be the used font on the title page. The error is as follows: miktex-makemf: The md-chr7y source file could not be ...
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Error: 'getmapdl' is not recognized as an internal or external command

I'm trying to get the map of Africa using this commands but Texnicenter (editor) keeps bring up this error after compiling. I have updated getmaps in MikTex manager but I continue to receive this ...
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Strange endgroup errors and enumerate errors are everywhere

I am writing a document. Problem with equations After I tried to put two equations into the document, LaTeX started giving me a whole bunch of errors such as: \begin{document} ended by ...
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Compile error when using \bibliography: “can only use in preamble”

I have a main file and a references.bib file I want to use. The relevant code in my main file to my file is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ... \section{References} ...
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How to ignore undefined references (e.g. when temporarily commenting out whole chapters)?

I'm working on a fairly large document, and compilation times are somewhat annoying. My general workflow is to use: latexmk in continuous mode to compile the document (pdflatex), and rubber-info on ...
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How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt?

I have a problem " How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt ? And my MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \luaexec{ tp=tex.print ...