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completely blank console

I've now reinstalled LaTeX several times on my Mac after upgrading to the El Capitan OS. I read the document on how to change directories and everything seems to be in the proper place. Except when ...
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Error compiling the unmodified Legrand Orange Book template

I just downloaded the Legrand Orange Book template from: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/the-legrand-orange-book I didn't modify it yet. However, I get the following error when trying to ...
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.synctex.gz(busy)

I am trying to compile a tex file using texstudio. All settings/configuration seem to be OK. I am using a local repository with all packages I need. However, when attempting at compiling I get this ...
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Ipe latex, error with pdflatex command

I have a problem with ipe. I recently reinstalled my system with Ubuntu 14.04. I installed texlive 2013 manually and ipe 7.1.4 by the package from the software center. When I start ipe using ipe. I ...
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IPE: An error occurred during the Pdflatex run

I have the same problem as here: Ipe latex, error with pdflatex command but I don't understand the answer :( Problem: When I run IPE, I get this error: "An error occurred during the Pdflatex run ...
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Layered Graph from Tikz Manual

I suppose I have quite some experience with vanilla latex (which I have used to write several documents), but I am making my first baby steps with tikz. In particular, I am trying to reproduce the ...
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Error when implementing TikZ-Feynman package

Today I downloaded and installed the new TikZ-Feynman package to draw Feynman diagrams. I included the packages \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-feynman} \tikzfeynmanset{compat=1.0.0} ...
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TeXShop compilation issue on Mac OS El Capitan. Complete uninstallation and re-installation did not fix the problem

I am a basic user and sorry if I miss to state some important facts. I have similar problem raised here and also in many other pages. First, I followed the guides by Herbert Schulz, didn't work for ...
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No color profile found for RGB screen colors

I am using Texmaker and when building tex file I get the following error: No color profile found for RGB screen colors The files is compiled correctly, it seems that the Texmaker has issue with ...
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input index file not found

Dear experts I am using TeXnicCentre. After compiling, while I get an output pdf file, an error is found that says Could't find input index file *pathname* nor *pathname*.idx I am afraid I cant ...
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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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Error when compiling with lualatex file “ltluatex.tex”

In many cases, when compiling with lualatex I have this error (c:/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/ltluatex.tex File: ltluatex.tex 2015/10/03 v1.0f LuaTeX support for plain TeX (core) ...
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Problem uploading packages

I am using WinEdt 8.2 at the university computer. Since a while ago it started giving me some errors (copy of log below) like *! LaTeX Error: File `relsize.sty' not found.* *! LaTeX Error: File ...
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Acro Package does not bring any output

I'm trying print a list of acronyms in my thesis by using the acro package. I'm somehow getting the following errors though: Argument of \acro_print_list_short:nn has an extra }. ...
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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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latex missing “\item” when using itemize

I am tryint to add a list of items in a latex document. I currently have this setup: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} % Default font size and paper size \begin{itemize} \Item this is not a ...
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Make entire equation sans-serif

So, I'm trying to use something like this: \begin{align*}\mathsf{ a & b & c }\end{align*} Unfortunately, I'm getting weird errors like this: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> ...
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\nocite{*} not working while using biblatex

I am trying to list all references on a paper I am writing, however only the cited documents are appearing. I have placed a \nocite{*} at the end of my document, and it is able to generate my ...
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Compilation of Latex document

When I tried to composite my Latex document, latex don't want to compile the document. Is anyone could help me to resolve this problem? Edit : I also obtain this problem
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Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `eu2enc.def' not found

I got this error while running my tex file in XeLaTeX. For recovering this i install fonts by running following code : sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get install ...
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Caption Error: “destination with the same identifier (name{figure.1}) has been already used” [duplicate]

I get the following error when compiling pdflatex: (/usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/omscmr.fd) [2pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{figure.1}) ...
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Problem Compiling

Forgive me if this off topic, but I am not sure where else to ask. I have a large document of report class. It consists of various chapters, all in separate files. Everything has been going fine, with ...
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What does this error in an equation mean !missing} inserted

\\ $=\frac { { b }^{ 4 } }{ { n }^{ 4 } } \left.( \frac { { n }^{ 2 }+2n+1 }{ 4 } \right.) =\frac { { b }^{ 4 } }{ 4 } \left.( \frac { { n }^{ 2 }+2n+1 }{ 4 } \right.) } } } I have a problem ...
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a 'file not found' error message!

I am a novice on LaTeX. This is what I have and it gave me a 'File Not Found' \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \title{The Report} \author{Kiem Ta} \end{document} this gave me a 'file ...
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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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i dont know how to fix my errors [duplicate]

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} ...
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Compiler-style output for latex errors

I am a programmer who is used to using command line tools to compile source code. One of the must-have features of these compilers is the ability to tell programmers where their errors are so they ...
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My LateX doesnt work anymore [closed]

my LateX did work the whole time without problems. Now i just started my project and it didnt work anymore and i dont know what is wrong. I use TeXmaker and i installed TeXLive and MikteX. The error ...
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Can't find LaTex font phvb on mac

I was compiling a latex document on mac osx and getting this error: This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded base=mf) kpathsea: Running mktexmf phvb ! I can't find file `phvb'. ...
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Error while displaying bold R \mathbb [duplicate]

Here's my sample code : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \pagenumbering{roman} \section*{Problem 1} Given that : \\ $$ x \epsilon \mathbb{R} (3,2) $$ ...
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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. Edit : following ...
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siunitx table leading zeros

How to preserve the leading zeros of the errors in a table using siunitx' S-column type? \documentclass[ngerman,english]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} ...
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Error in \title : Overleaf

I am using Overleaf and am receiving the following error when I try setting the title to my file. Illegal parameter number in definition of \@title. <to be read again> 1 How ...
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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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biblatex Error 'cite' undefined: autocite=footnote with biblatex-mla

I would like to use the MLA citation style in footenotes. The following mwe produces the expected result. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=mla]{biblatex} ...
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Add space between table and text

I'm trying to add some space between my table and the text but the command \setlength{\textfloatsep}{2cm} is not working ¿What is the problem? This is my code: ...
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LaTeX Error: File `lastpage.sty' not found

I'm using a LaTeX template for a research article I've converted the .tex file to a minimal example: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{SelfArx} \begin{document} \subsection*{Results} \end{document} ...
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no output PDF file produced

My question is about LaTeX. My paper is written as the same as my teacher. But I can't output the PDF file while my teacher do. I am very puzzled. !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file ptmr8r): Font ...
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Why is the following LaTeX code invalid?

I am trying to compile a document using lyx and the following line: $Encrypted(k_\left\{subcontractor,airplane\right\}, softwareBytes | HMAC(softwareBytes))$ gives an error as if the first and ...
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Undefined control sequence GNU C Library manual texinfo.tex

I am new to LaTeX. I wanted to compile the documentation file from GNU C Library texinfo.tex. There I encountered the following error message. Could someone please tell me how to fix it? To compile I ...
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Error: can't write on file `MyReport.pdf'

I tried to compile and everything worked great previously, but now I can't get the pdf to be generated. ! I can't write on file `MyReport.pdf'.Please type another file name for output! Emergency ...
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why i keep seeing this text “mhchem-textmhchem-math”

everytime i compile i see the text at the top of the cover. I searched all the document looking for this text without luck. any help? \input{doc_config/doc_config} % Document Configurations ...
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Sublime Text and Skim: Can't build PDF

I used to be able to build PDF's just fine, but I haven't done any LaTeX-ing in the past few weeks. I opened up an old .tex file today and tried make some changes, only to see at bottom of the status ...
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Error After Updated Context ?

I have a problem again with Context after updated third modules, like this : Command Line: C:\context\tex\texmf-win64\bin\context.exe --synctex=-1 "vektor.tex" Startup Folder: D:\Master ...
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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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natbib: Error when citing paper with similar authors and same year

I get a strange error when I try cite two certain papers in the same document, when I use the natbib package (with numbers option enabled). If I trim the author list or change the year of either ...
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Turn a warning (“Unused label”) into an error

The following example, a follow-up of Give an error if I dont reference a label, generates a warning: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{refcheck} \begin{document} ...
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Can tcolorbox enhanced boxes be combined with TikZ externalisation and save boxes? If so, how? If not, what's the best workaround?

I am getting the following compilation error when combining TikZ-enhanced boxes from tcolorbox with TikZ's externalisation: ! Argument of \tikzexternal@laTeX@collect@until@end@tikzpicture has an ...
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Error when using \include with higher-level directory

I have many separate documents in subfolders that each \include a *.tex file in the parent directory that contains macros. This worked fine the last time I compiled these files, about 10 years ago and ...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...