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Why am I getting a double subscript error?

The following compiles just fine: ${a_b}_c$. But when I try to add an accent over the 'a', as in ${\hat a_b}_c$, I get an error message: ? ! Double subscript. l.1187 ${\hat a_b}_ ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 missing dll?

Since yesterday's (22.6.2015) update, my MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8.1 64-bit repeatedly crashes with an error message that is something like: missing Qt5WinExtras.dll. This file is not present either in ...
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\endhead in tabulary: “Undefined control sequence. \end{tabulary}”

I am using the packages tabulary, booktabs and longtable. However when using \endhead I get the stated error. \begin{tabulary}{\linewidth}{RRRR} \toprule $U$ [kV] & $\lambda$ [$10^{-11}\,$m] ...
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“pages” useless backref in the end of bibliography section compiled with pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9)

Got an odd misprint at end of thebibliography enviroment, how to get rid of it and don't get an error with too many citations. Having only five of them I got an error of compilation "File ended while ...
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Getting a “missing } inserted” error when I can't find a mismatch

I've got \documentclass{article} \usepackage{comment} % enables the use of multi-line comments (\ifx \fi) \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Fixing a class file

This may be a problem with too narrow an audience for this forum, but I'm rather stuck at the moment. I'm attempting to build my dissertation document. My school's style guide is decidedly ...
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Fatal format file error; stymied. fmtutil: infinite recursion

I'm using texlive / ConTeXt / Xetex, but I don't know which of those might be relevant to the problem. The summary is that when I run TeX, I get a "Fatal format file error; I'm stymied" message. ...
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Biblatex/biber fails with a strange error about missing recode_data.xml file

I'm trying to use biblatex and when I compile my document I get an error like the following: Windows data source C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp\par-5061756c\ ...
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Undefined Control Sequence?

I have a problem while practicing latex here. Actually, I am newbie in using this application. I found Where my code is here : Does anyone know what the matter here ? And what should I do to make ...
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Fixing a Run-On Equation

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{etoolbox, ifxetex, ifluatex} \ifboolexpr{bool{xetex} or bool{luatex}}{ \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Error Floatrow package? [duplicate]

I have problem with floatrow package after updated package and you can see like this : Command Line: xelatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=-1 "msb.tex" Startup Folder: D:\Tutorial ...
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MikTex 2.9 Error by using footnote

I have a problem using footnote. If I enter this command, then no pdf-file is created. Here is the last part of die Logfile. At the end it says that some kind of font isn't found. How can I solve this ...
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! File ended while scanning use of \IMOpaper

I've been trying to preview my paper but I keep getting the error: Runaway argument? { \par \title {An End-Height Criterion for NASA's All-Sky Fireball Ne\ETC. ! File ended while scanning use of ...
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\edef together with microtype generates an error [duplicate]

In a previous question, I asked why \edef produced an error when trying to expand commands that takes an argument in the belief that this was the cause of it. But in actuality, I've realized that the ...
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Getting gibberish in the PDF when compiling latex

I am seeing some gibberish paragraph that shows up on the PDF but it is not anywhere in the tex document: In the next lab we will be free to use address 00 for any design needs. Nam dui ligula, ...
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Extra }, or forgotten $ \thispagestyle [closed]

I'm writing a protocol and everything was going fine until I did something (I guess) and I started getting these 4 errors \molspek.tex:101 Missing $ inserted \thispagestyle \molspek.tex:101 Extra }, ...
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Option clash for package hyperref while Compiling in TexLive for arXiv submittal

I am getting the option clash error and I can't seem to figure out why. Here is my preamble: \documentclass[preprint]{elsarticle} \usepackage{amssymb} %for \mathbb{} \usepackage{amsmath} % for ...
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Lots of “Missing character: there is no ”x“ in font nullfont!” errors in a simple code

I am a new user of LaTeX, I'm using Miktex and TexnicCenter. I'm trying to build my tex file into pdf but even with a very simple code I get multiple errors. Here is my code: ...
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revtex4 with subfig: “Missing $ inserted” error after subfigure caption; no math in caption

I am using the document class "revtex4", and packages graphicx and subfig (with option "caption=false"). I want to make a figure with two subfigures. While I would ideally like to have captions for ...
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Plugging a Mathematica code into a given template (before winter comes)

I have the following code sample, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings,xcolor} \lstset{language=Mathematica} \lstset{basicstyle={\sffamily\footnotesize}, ...
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\documentclass{tikz-qtree} Error Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands [closed]

Probably got some obvious error \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} % <- this wont work \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} ...
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Missing \endcsname inserted when trying to make subtables

I'm trying to make 2 subtables with 2 different captions inside of a table, but I keep getting the following error: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \relax l.9 ...
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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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compile timeout error message in table

I have this table in LaTex and it gives me a compile timeout error message and I don't know why. What is wrong with it? \begin{table}[h] \centering \begin{tabular}{|r|r|r|r|r|} \hline Tipo de sensor ...
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Error when parsing tikzpicture with a Greek letter in math mode

After trying to reparse a LaTeX document with another parser on another OS : \documentclass[ a4paper, 11pt, BCOR=12mm, DIV=18, abstract=on, ...
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Error message when using biber

Great site here. I have a question regarding Biblatex and Biber. My current .tex file structure looks like this in TeXworks: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{inputenc} ...
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Reducing stretching of a caption gives an error

I get an error when I add the stretch=0.80 command to the caption-package as here: \usepackage[font={color=red,footnotesize,% stretch=0.80},labelsep=quad]{caption} The caption is a simple ...
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! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode

I am using an image within minipage and getting error message. ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. Below is minimal working example. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} ...
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How to get rid of “c-cedilla” in math mode?

This code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \providecommand{\c}{\mathrm{c}} \begin{document} Complement of $A$: $A^\c$. \end{document} Produces the following error: ! Missing { inserted. <to be read ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@@boxput

When I try to compile \boxput*(0,1){\colorbox{white}{Titre de la boite}}{ \setlength{\fboxsep}{6pt} \fbox{\begin{minipage}{8cm} Bla \\ Bla \\ Bla \end{minipage}} I obtain the error message : File ...
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Bibtext Citation displayed wrong in PDF

got a problem with a citation being displayed wrong in the pdf. This is the MWE \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{scrpage2} ...
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Accents generate errors with moderncv class

When using accented characters (e.g. ë) I get the following error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:ële not set up for use with LaTeX. A minimal working example is given below. To the best ...
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Error when using greek symbol in subscript in beamer presentation

I am working on a beamer presentation which will include many mathematical symbols. I use MiKTeX 2.9 and the TeXstudio IDE. I have run into a problem when I attempt to use certain mathematical ...
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Problem witch \include and \chapter

I am including the chapters of my thesis with the \include command. The chapters start with \chapter. This worked until last week, but suddenly TeXStudio won't compile. I get an ! extra \else error. ...
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sharelatex: PDF inclusion: required page does not exist <5>

I checked the other question similar to this issue yet I could not find a proper solution for the issue I am facing for including an .svg file which is converted using inkscape with pdf+latex option ...
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Why does my Latex want multiple \end(document)s?

My Latex document wants multiple instances of \end{document} even though I only have one begin{document}. Without the extra \end{document}s, I get the error: Compile Error. Sorry your LaTeX code ...
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I can't find file `supp-mis.tex

As I was to compile using MikTeX and TeXstudio I got the message: "I can't find file 'supp-mis.tex'. \input supp-mis.tex Emergency stop. \input supp-mis.tex Option `pagecolor' is not available ...
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Trace errors when using \include

I'm writting my thesis and decided to divide my main .tex file into different files containing the chapters using \include. However, when I compile my main file the error logs don't take me to the ...
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Conflict between TikZ and university dissertation *.cls file

When compiling a document using my university's dissertation class file and the TikZ package I receive 3 error messages: 1) Missing number, treated as zero [\xdef], 2) Undefined control sequence. ...
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Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size = 5000]

This is the error I am getting since I have added some new references to my .bib file. I think is more than a filled stack. Any ideas? references.bib It was requested a minimum working example but I ...
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‘\pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink’ error with current version of hyperref

I am experiencing the hyperref split-link issue described in previous questions. I tried to update the hyperref package as recommended as well as the oberdiek package which also seems to have some ...
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Missing $ inserted Error without using any $

Hi I am getting it in the lines: Missing $ inserted. $ I never used any $ . [13] Chebrolu, Kameswari, Bhaskaran Raman, and Ramesh R. Rao. "A network layer approach to enable TCP ...
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Can't get Glossaries to work (Beginner)

I'm honestly sorry for my stupid question but i just cannot get glossaries to function. I'm constantly reading that I should execute some sort of pearl script where i need a pearl processor or ...
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“Missing number, treated as zero” error (begin{papers} …)

\documentclass[journal,12pt,makeidx,twoside]{combine} \usepackage[size=journal,trim,noicc,bleed,inner=1.53cm,outer=1.23cm,top=1.25cm,bottom=1.25cm]{createspace} ...
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Here is how much of TeX's memory you used:

Here is how much of TeX's memory you used: 5 strings out of 493109 133 string characters out of 6135010 52967 words of memory out of 5000000 3570 multiletter control sequences out of 15000+600000 ...
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LaTeX Error: File `kbordermatrix.sty' not found

I have the code for a transition matrix that compiles fine with a desktop editor like TeXstudio, however fails to compile in cloud-based LaTeX editors like ShareLaTeX or Overleaf: ...
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Error in \begin{document}

I have got \begin{document} error. It says Runaway argument? {1 !File ended while scanning use of @writefile. <inserted text> \par 1.7 \begin{document} ? I am writing thesis of MPhil and ...
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What is causing undefined control sequence?

I'm getting this error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.64 ...p(- \frac{E_j - E_i}{k_B T}) & \quad \text {: E_j > E_i}\\ ? ! Undefined ...
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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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Error: Missing $

I have bla $ H $ bla bla $ 2 \times 2 $ . blabla: \begin{equation} H = \theta \textbf{I} + \textbf{ \tau } \cdot \textbf{a}, \end{equation} Why does it give me the following error: ! Missing $ ...