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:0 Undefined control sequence

I am a beginner in LaTeX. I wrote a .tex file and compiled it (pdflatex, latexmk, xelatex). I am getting compilation error that is shown below. E: \\homedir.mtu.edu\home\Desktop\LaTeX\Anderson ...
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Problem with LaTeX [on hold]

\documentclass[10pt,A4paper, twoside]{report} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table]{xcolor} ...
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Inserting Images

I'm having troubles inserting an image in LaTex. This is what I wrote: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.3]{hi} {desktop/hi.jpg} \caption{Placering og budget} ...
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“Could not start the command.” Error message Ubuntu TeXmaker

I've been having some technical issues with LaTeX lately. I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to make a LaTeX file. Here's my code: When I press the arrow to the left of "quick build" I get: ...
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$327.68 Knuth reward check

I know something about $327.68 Knuth reward check. However, I cannot find a comprehensive list of people rewarded for finding errors in TeX. I do know, that among them is Bogusław Jackowski (Twice, ...
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Unable To Display Image using Fly-Latex

I have setup a Fly Latex server which is running perfect. Now, I want to add images to it and whenever I add the image name using proper syntax, I always end up getting a box with the image name ...
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Biber/BibLaTaX problem: no such file or directory in cache

I am having a problem using biber/biblatex, that I just can't seem to solve. The first problem was Biber complaining about finding the wrong version of biblatex control file (2.6 instead of 2.5), ...
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Biblatex error can't use file + pdf

For my bibliography, I'm often getting an error message like: Package biblatex Warning: BibTeX reported the following issues (biblatex) with 'Olevsky2000': (biblatex) - ...
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Compilation error with \@xxivpt [on hold]

I want to use in a LaTeX document following templates: Vertical Line Title page Diary Template (Edit 1 version) For vertical line title page I've files title_main.tex and title_commands.tex. If I ...
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Problems aligning text in a table

I am having problems with a table. It seems that I am unable to align my table correctly. The text between the second and third row should be aligned; also the text is very close to the top bar. Is ...
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! Dimension too large in pgf

I have no familiarity with TEX, PGF, etc -- but somebody was kind enough to offer me code to produce something I'd like to use. Unfortunately, I get a Dimension too large error when I run the ...
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Starting Wiley Template

I have downloaded the Wiley Book Style template, moved the complete file to my latex folder, then extracted the zip. Upon trying to generate a PDF, using MiKTEX, for w-bksamp.tex I return the error ...
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Combining two files - document class error

I want to combine several latex files. I started with 'combine' package. I encounter a error of \newcounter{par}. Then I moved to using input or include, but then I faced unrecognized document class. ...
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XeTeX error for PDF version and Image color?

I have problem about pdf version and color image with XeTeX. I get error like this : ** WARNING ** Version of PDF file (1.6) is newer than version limit specification. ** WARNING ** Color stack ...
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error in using pgfornament package

I hope that someone can help me about this: I have installed all necessary files of pgfornament in texmf/tex/latex and texmf/tex/generic. But when I run even a very simple code (like one below), I ...
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How to make XeLaTeX display nothing except warnings and errors?

When I run XeLaTeX XeLaTeX --max-print-line=2048 --c-style-errors --interaction=nonstopmode "C:\Report.tex" I get this output This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) ...
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Tree with tikz looks the way it's meant to look but still errors are popping up

I just started learning LaTeX and to do so I tried to create a PDF of my last logic assignment. Therefore I had to create a resolution tree. After Googling I found some examples for using tikz-trees ...
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error: pdflatex.exe: the memory dump file could not be found

I've seen this question on a closed post on this forum, but the answer given there does not solve my problem. I'm an unexperienced LaTeX user, using TeXnicCenter, and MikTeX 2.9 on 64-bit Windows 7. ...
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sn edges and nice empty nodes styles in forest lead to dividing by zero; what's going on?

The forest manual defines two styles: sn edges and nice empty nodes. They are defined as: sn edges/.style={for tree={parent anchor=south, child anchor=north}} and nice empty nodes/.style={for ...
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The system cannot find the file specified

I have just downloaded WinEdt and written my first code, but it will not run because I keep getting the following error. I am at a loss as to how to fix this. Error launching Console Application ...
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Problem in Bibfile - I assume so [on hold]

Everything was working fine, until-I don_t know what happened but I get 665 errors and no output. I assume it must be because of my Biblatex-file as I get millions of errors on unfound references. ...
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How to edit errors instantaneously in TEX

I would like to know how to edit the errors indicated by the TEX compiler instataneously using the i option as said in wikibooks.I know that there would be no error if you edit the file and replace ^i ...
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How can I get latex to show an error message if there are too many pages?

I have a series of pdf files that I'm combining. I'd like to include as many of them as possible in the finished document, but for logistical reasons I cannot have a total of more than 50 pages. Is ...
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** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. with tikz-qtrees in xelatex

I've got a snippet of tikz-qtree which causes ** ERROR ** DVI stack exceeded limit. when compiling with xelatex, but works fine with pdflatex. But I need xelatex because I've got a lot of unicode ...
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Using siunitx package with Optics Express journal template

Drafting a manuscript for Optics Express, using a template provided by the Optical Society of America, I stumbled on following incompatibility with the package siunitx. Namely, ...
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Missing $ inserted error using smaller than and smaller equal

I have a compilation error trying to use the math symbols <= <, etc. the error looks like this: ./chapters/intro.tex:49: Missing $ inserted. [Delta & \delta], ./chapters/intro.tex:49: ...
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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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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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Amsbook \part error

In my tex file I have \documentclass[11pt]{amsbook} \usepackage{amsmath,caption,fancyhdr,multirow,booktabs,lscape,pbox} \usepackage{amssymb,nomencl,todonotes,framed,booktabs,graphicx} ...
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Problem with using tikZ in Texmaker

I seem unable to use any TikZ command in TeXmaker. Whenever I use such command, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,or ...
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Find where missing } is? Compiler has no clue. Any way of narrowing search down?

So I'm making a beamer document. And sometimes I will forget to add a } somewhere. When I do this, the compiler complains that there is a missing }, but it has no idea where it is. Narrowing it down ...
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Error of “cannot determine size of graphics”

I know this topic is covered elsewhere in this forum, so I would not ask if I was not desperate and had tried everything I could already. I have a large PhD thesis with over a hundred images in it ...
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LaTeX Error: File `marvosym.sty' not found.

I am trying to get moderncv working. I just installed it and % kpsewhich moderncv.cls1 finds it. When I compile this tex document: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} (one line document). ...
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How do I fix 'org-reftex-citation: No bibliography defined in file' error?

I am using Debian Wheezy with Emacs24.4.50.1 and Org-Mode 8.2.6. I am using Kieren Healy's Emacs Starter Kit for the Social Science. http://kieranhealy.org/resources/emacs-starter-kit/ With this ...
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{lslide} {bbding} ERROR dvipdf

I have the following problem.When I use lslide package togeahther with bbding (to be able to use \RightHand character) I get the following error when translating from dvi to pdf. $ dvipdf random.dvi ...
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\hline problem, get all kind of error

\begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline Period & Expected yearly rate of return %\\ \hline Renaissance & $6.1$\\\\ Neoclassicism & $5.0$\\\\ Romanticism & ...
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Using \hyphenation and umlauts

I have included the ngerman package and I write \hyphenation{An-fangs-n"a-he-rung} into the preamble of my document. However, latex complains with !Improper \hyphenation will be flushed. ...
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Mysterious error when trying to include a vertical fill inside a tabular

I am trying to make a frontpage (for an exam), and must follow an official norm. I am using a tabular environment, but need to have some large vertical whitespace within the table filled out. I try to ...
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Undefined control sequence in \documentclass? [closed]

Hello I'm running TexWorks from the MiKTeX & consistently getting this error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.6 \documentclass ...
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Why does ConTeXt fail to compile when using custom fonts and a bulleted list?

\starttypescript[serif] [titillium] \definefontsynonym[Serif] [file:Titillium-Regular] \definefontsynonym[SerifBold] [file:Titillium-Bold] ...
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Windows API error 5 with “intexmf.exe” [duplicate]

I consistently get this error when running PDFLaTex in MikTex. initexmf.exe: Windows API error 5: Access is denied. initexmf.exe: Data: C:\ miktex-pdftex.exe: The operation failed for some reason. ...
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Latex starts the new line at different points

We need to minimize: $z=\sum_{i=1}^{15}x_i$ \\\\\\\\ Subject to:\\\\ $x_{door,1}+x_{door,4}+x_{room,A \, \geq \, 2}$ (Room $A$) \\\\ $x_{door,3}+x_{door,8}+x_{room,B} \, \geq \, 1 $ (room B) So i ...
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Message error with tkz-fct

I have a problem with the tkz-fct package. I now have this error message when compiling: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \tkz@tmp@xa l.15 \tkzFct{\x} ? This is the code: ...
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I keep getting ''missing number treated as zero'' and ''illegal unit of measure (pt. inserted)'' error :(

\begin{wrapfigure}{r} \centering \includegraphics{DoorNumbers.png} \caption{Door assignment} \end{wrapfigure} Can anyone tell me what im doing wrong? i get it at the \centering line. thanks in ...
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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 “ps2pdf returned exit code 1”

I´m trying to compile a doc with an .eps. I use Winedt 9, and I use LATEX + DVI2PS + PS2PDF All runs well with LATEX compilation, and with DVI2PS, BUT... when I use PS2PDF I obtain this message: ...
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What is causing undefined control sequence

I'm getting this error: Undefined control sequence 1.67 ....ideology function $v_1 : A \to \R$, that represents.... which is from: $v_i : A \to \R$ And this is my header: ...
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Typesetting Japanese in LaTeX errors because of gb4e

I'm trying to include Japanese and English text in the bibliography of LaTeX document while also using the package gb4eand no matter what Japanese text I input it comes out in the pdf as ...
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Biblatex issues: citation nicknames showing up in document and no reference section being produced

I am receiving this error message whenever I compile by LaTeX document: I found no \citation commands---while reading file Final Paper.aux I found no \bibdata command---while reading file Final ...
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Inputenc error pgfplotsset

When I try to compile my code throw me an error between inputenc and pgfplots. I compile the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...