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How to find the lost text part when having “Float(s) lost” error

I've lost some text. I don't know if theres something missing, so how can I find it? I'm not in the mood to compare the chapter1.tex to the pdf file by reading both. Chapter 1 (chapter1.tex) is rather ...
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pdflatex entered extended mode

I am getting crazy with texmaker and texstudio. I am trying to compile a document and I cannot because it says pdfLaTeX entered extended mode. I did everything: I tried once with Texmaker, then with ...
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Shortest code causing “Emergency stop.” error

This question is purely academic. TeXing a file containing \valign{\halign#\cr! causes an ! Emergency stop. error. Is that the shortest code which produces a fatal error in TeX?
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Error when compiling using tikzmath

I am trying to learn how to use Tikz and its library Tikzmath to make graphics. I am trying to practice by drawing a series of circles along a line. My code is as follows: ...
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What in Heavens is this error complaining about? [on hold]

Okay, I am quite frustrated with LateX to the point I had to curse at my computer which, obviously, has no ears no intelligence to understand where my frustration comes from. Anyway, it is now giving ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \bb already defined

i am using \bb for writing bold letter 'b' using \newcommand{\bb}{\boldsymbol{b}} and its showing error given below ! LaTeX Error: Command \bb already defined.
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Elusive bug when using mathalfa with amsart

I got a strange bug using the two aforementioned packages when I try to build the TOC. The bug happens only after I typeset twice with pdfLaTeX and forbids me to build the TOC. Here is my MWE: ...
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Latex report \usepackage{pdfpages} does not work

I am trying insert a PDF file as an appendix to a report. I am making it using Latex. I came across the command \usepackage{pdfpages} to do this, but it does not work. Here is how the latex file ...
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Xelatex doesn't find any font

I downloaded a .cls file from the internet, which contains a lot of templates for generating a fantasy-style document. Requirement for generating the document is XeLaTeX, other than pdfLaTeX which I ...
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Missing $ inserted as error message, but it's not that

I'm getting the error message "Missing $ inserted" even though everything is fine in my latex file. I copied all of my document into another template and it works. However, if I make a (whatever) ...
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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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! Package amsmath Error: \begin{aligned} allowed only in math mode. Althought the display pdf is proper!

The display pdf is ok but i receive the following error message : ! Package amsmath Error: \begin{aligned} allowed only in math mode. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} ...
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Hyperref causes error in auto-pst-pdf (used by chemstyle)

While waiting for useful tips to improve my other question, I'm facing another problem with chemstyle package: the MWE of my other question does work with the explicit [TMP1] optional argument passed ...
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I'm getting the error: missing $ inserted

This code is giving me the error mentioned in the title: P(Ci\mid X)\gg P (Cj\mid X), 1<=j<=m, j\neq i. P (Ci \mid X) && \textrm{ should be maximized}. The class Ci for which ...
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Abstract problem

Whenever I try to copy the abstract it gives me the following error: (Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:α not set up for use w ith LaTeX. See the inputenc package documentation for ...
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what does this error message suggest?

An error just prompted up when I process an .Rnw file using RSudio: Loading required package: knitr Warning message: package ‘knitr’ was built under R version 3.1.2 processing file: ...
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pdfTeX error: cannot open Type 1 font file for reading

Environment OS: Mac OS X 10.10.4 TeX Live: 2015 Basic Editor: Sublime Text 3 w/ LaTeXTools Preamble of tex file \documentclass[12pt,MSc,twoside]{muthesis} % The tex template of University of ...
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Undefined control sequence in Latex using programming code

Problem: Getting the error message Undefined control sequence. (\end{document}..). This occurs when I include the following code that prints out formatted programming code. If I remove this code the ...
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Texmaker (Windows version) - first use - Error: Log file not found!

This is my first time using a LaTeX editor. I installed the Windows version of Texmaker changing the C drive to D and leaving the rest of the install path the same. Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit ...
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! Undefined control sequence. appearing in the citation

I am using Texmaker 4.1 in Ubuntu 14.04. This is part of my .tex file. \documentclass[useAMS,usenatbib]{mn2e} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{color} ...
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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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Calculator package and Math Times Pro 2

When I try to use the calculator the mtpro2 package at the same time I get an error message. Recently I found out that this issue has something to do with the \SQRT command. ...
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can't figure out why this code won't compile

I can't figure out what is wrong with this code, it would be great if someone could help me out: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \begin{document} \def \Alt{\mathrm{Alt}} \begin{align*} ...
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LEd is not compiling

After 4 years I decided to take up again LEd, which I used for my bachelor thesis. It was alright until I decided to compile to see the PDF. The error was: 21-07-2015 08:27:48: START ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment DoxyRefList undefined. DoxyRefList

Im trying to generate pdf with doxygen. Already I have tex file generates, like "refman.tex". I can't compile with latex, or pdflatex. Here is the obtained error: *latex refman.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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missing $ error when creating a table

I am going to create a table using the following commands. I use the xepersian package. \begin{latin} \begin{table}[h!] \centering \begin{tabular}{|c c c|} \hline p & q & \varphi_q^p(x)\\ ...
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Algorithm environment problem

I am doing my master thesis and need to include an algorithm into my LaTeX code. I have been trying for hours now, but I still have several errors that always show up. It is my first time using the ...
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LaTeX compilation error [duplicate]

Given below is the snippet of the code for a small sample and I am finding that there are errors during the compilation of the code. Not sure why it is happening. I am getting errors in line # 6. ...
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! LaTeX Error: Unknown float option `d'

I have two tables in an article written by somebody else which compiles fine with TeXLive 2013, but after an upgrade to the 2015 version xelatex hangs at them. Pressing enter the file still compiles ...
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Formatting issue with includegraphics [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX and currently trying to write myself a report template that I can use for future work. Anyway, here is a MWE showing the error: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{article} ...
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What does this error mean in TexMaker?

I am new with Texmaker and earlier only typed with overleaf. In my project as I tried to quick build it , Tex maker shows this error- {! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack ...
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quotmark error message

Does anybody know why I get an error message when I use \tqt in \section{}? How can the issue be rectified? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Footnote in input file - missing number treated as zero

Let's say I have a document Foo.tex: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,titlepage]{article} %... %%Packages \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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proper display but error shows during compile

I havewritten the following code, the display is correct but the texmaker shows errors such us "missing $ inserted" and "display math should end with $$". \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} ...
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no compilation possible after upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

since upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04 the compilation of .tex-files in Kile does not work anymore. Everytime when I try to do 'PDFLatex' I get the following error: [PDFLaTeX] finished with ...
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Missing-\endcsname-error in a equation environment

My code won't compile properly: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \frac{d\phi}{dx} = \sqrt{\lambda}\bigg( -c_1sin\sqrt{\lambda}x + ...
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Missing { inserted <to be read again>

I have looked through the code on the line specified time after time and I cannot for the life of me figure out what is wrong. "! Missing { inserted. <to be read again> ...
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Accents generate errors with moderncv class [closed]

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 installing “vanilla” TexLive on Ubuntu 14.04

I've read all answers on "How to install "vanilla" Tex Live on Debian or Ubuntu?" and used scottkosty's script to do so. I'm getting an error at the end of installation process: install-tl-ubuntu: ...
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! Use of doesn't match its definition. l.10 Error

I was working on this thesis template which was compiling fine until I used a \verb command in my code. From then code is showing countless errors like the one given below:- ! Use of doesn't match ...
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undefined control sequence for integral [duplicate]

l.28 \oiint \phi \cdot \hat{nmath} dS, ? This is my error. I cannot figure out what is wrong. This equation is nested in a \begin{equation} \end{equation}, so that is why i do not ...
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! Paragraph ended before \@optionaltemp was complete

I'm desperate, can't figure out what's going on... So here's my code for a gloosed example: \a \begingl \gla nie ale jeśli ją \underline{pan} \underline{zobaczy} \underline{będzie} \underline{pan} ...
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compilation errors in powerdot. Can some one help? [duplicate]

\documentclass[mode=present,style=elcolors]{powerdot} \pdsetup{ lf=my first presentation, rf=for some conference, trans=wipe, theslide=\english{slide}, randomdots,dmaxdots=80 } \begin{document} ...
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Why doesn't this example from the pgfplots manual compile?

I copied this example from page 134 of the pgfplots manual (version 1.12.1): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width=7cm,compat=1.12} \usepgfplotslibrary{patchplots} ...
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What's wrong with the expression?

P(S_t) = \frac{1}{\sqrt{2 \pi t S_t} \sigma} e^\left [ -\frac{1}{2t} \left ( \frac{\log \left ( \frac{St}{S_0} \right ) - \mu t }{\sigma} \right ) ^2 \right ] Log: Missing { inserted. ...
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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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Please help me finding what is wrong? [closed]

I am so sorry that I ask something not particularly helpful for future users. I am very new to Latex. I use a template for my report. When I typeset (Ctrl + T), I got an error. I looked up previous ...
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Missing characters in axis captions

I draw this picture with gnuplot. The x axis is the fixed sum of RGB and the y axis is accuracy. When I insert the picture by employing subfigure and \includegraphics some characters are missing. ...
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suddenly stopped compiling

I'm working on multiple chapters of my thesis. One of the chapters suddenly has stopped compiling and many warning massages started to appear and i can not view the PDF file "File not found message". ...
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Error: Missing } inserted after using package {tocloft}

The compiling was fine before I added \usepackage[subfigure]{tocloft}. But Once I used it, the error showed as: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } 1.60 ...