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Which package do I need for TACL template?

I've downloaded the following files from http://www.transacl.org/submission/ and placed them in the same directory: acl2012.tex acl2012.sty acl2012.pdf acl.bst but when i tried to compile the .tex ...
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What is the meaning of \+ in doxygen-generated latex?

When compiling a software reference manual with doxygen and latex output, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.2 ... Modular System for Shelves and Coasts (M\+ ...
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Strange errors while writing a package

This short document: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{gnu} \begin{document} \end{document} with the following package: %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \def\fileversion{2.7} ...
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Why is adding \usepackage{physics} causing an error with \let\left\relax

The following small MWE gives an error, TeX Live 2014 \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{physics} \let\left\relax \let\right\relax \begin{document} $\frac{a^2 ...
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I'm not able to add a figure

sorry if my english is not perfect, I'm writing in latex but I've a problem ... this is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,10 pt]{report} \usepackage[italian]{babel} ...
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Error: Builder (#2) for pdf output format has an invalid configuration

I have the following problem: The Builder pdflatex (tex2pdf) does not work. As a result of compilation I got the statement Error: Builder (#2) for pdf output format has an invalid configuration. The ...
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LaTeX cannot find a lot of packages!

When I try to compile a file, it gives errors and the output is only math accents. Plain text is not displayed. Here is the log file: kpathsea: Running mktextfm ecrm1200 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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File ended while scanning use of \Gscale@box@dd

I am getting this error for a while now, and I can't seem to fix it?! Here is my code - my table won't even load because of this error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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undefined control sequence <argument> [closed]

! Undefined control sequence. <argument> Non-linear version of \stabilized \ conforming nodal integration ... l.15 for Galerkin mesh-free methods} . The control sequence at the end of the top ...
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Error trying to align series of equations

I am new to LaTex and I am using TexWorks and PDFLaTeX. This is the following code that I am trying to compile. El Random Fores es muy basico y intuitivo:%$$ \begin{gather} \text{Dado que tienes el ...
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Why doesn't this code compile?

Why doesn't this code compile? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \GraphInit[vstyle=Classic] \SetGraphUnit{2} \Vertices{circle}{A,B,C,D} ...
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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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Conversion problem using standalone and imagemagick

I'm trying to convert a table to png format using Imagemagick \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,border=8pt,convert=true]{standalone} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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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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Bad interaction between alltt package and babel with the italian option

Given the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage{alltt} \begin{document} \begin{alltt} \(\sb{1,1}\) \end{alltt} \end{document} I get the error: TeX ...
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Why the tikzcd command does not compile

I try to make a diagram: \[ \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=small] &D^n \arrow{r}{e_\alpha^n} &X\arrow{r} &X/(X-e_\beta^{n-1}(B^{n-1}))\\ S^{n-1}\arrow{r}{\cong} ...
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Changing the default TeXlipse compiler to PDFLatex

I just installed TeXlipse, and want to make my .tex-file alongside my Java-code (in the same Java-project). Right now, I can compile, but only to .dvi, which I dislike because of the bad viewer. Is ...
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Using language Portuguese on Appendices throws unsupported control sequence

I am trying to compile my work under MikTex 2.9 windows 7 and/or Kyle 2.1.2 The appendices are throwing an unsupported control sequence error when I try to compile with the langage set to Portuguese. ...
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TL update affects fixme handling of options?

A few hours ago, the following code worked fine (albeit in a larger document): \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{xkvltxp} ...
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“! Missing $ Inserted” After writing an equation? [closed]

I've written the following lines, \begin{equation} FeTiO_{3} + 2H_{2}SO_{4} \rightarrow FeSO_{4} + TiOSO_{4} + 2H_{2}O \end{equation} After this, the resulting titanium oxygen sulphate is ...
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! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $

I am new to LaTeX and I am using it to write a report with several chapters (main page in which I include the other pages). I got this error: C:\Users\hussam\Desktop\thèse\latex\thèse\thèse.brf ! ...
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Debugging LaTeX Errors: how to isolate the problem [duplicate]

Using TeXWorks and TeXLive, usually errors display the relevant text, and I can go find the problem. Of course, it would be nice if there were a button I could click to go there, but it's not ...
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xy + overrightarrow = error

M(non-)WE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix{ \overrightarrow{C} } \] \end{document} produces "ERROR: Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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a very weird situation for the Latex Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item

I am using classicthesis download from latextemplate. It has main.tex and chapter01.tex. etc.... I got this error "Latex Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item" when I was writing in ...
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LaTeX error in the LaTeX compilation [closed]

For the last few days I have been facing some problems while trying to compile my LaTeX document. When I run it (shift+ctrl+L), the window compiles for some time; then it is stopped. It starts ...
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! LaTeX Error: File 'natbib.sty' not found [closed]

I have a problem compiling an article using natbib. I am using WinEdt to compile, for example this what I found online: \begin{filecontents*}{bibtest.bib} @book{goossens93, author = "Michel ...
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too big latex document [closed]

I am facing a problem again. I am using Miktex2.9 with Texnic center 2.02. The document I want to compile has almost 160000 line of code and almost 6000 pictures. The code was generated automatically ...
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texlive debian package error

Can anybody answering why the error - Encoding file `utf8enc.def' not found is? 111.tex input file : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[utf8]{fontenc} ...
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Adding alignment marker & gives: Error: Extra }, or forgotten \right \end{align}

I have a weird problem with the Align environment in combination with brackets spanning more than 1 line. When I add alignment markers (&) to my equation in the Align environment I suddenly get an ...
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loop macro fails if wrapped in conditional

The following code is a subset of the answer in this question. The code provided in the answer works fine, but fails if I add a conditional \IfPackageLoaded. I post this error as a new question, ...
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Struggling to get moderncv files to compile

I'm a real novice on LaTex, having only used it previously a small amount at University but not for a while. I've decided I'd quite like to transfer my CV to the LaTex moderncv style. I downloaded ...
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TeXLive problem with the default MLA package, \ifpdf seems to be undefined

As I'm compiling an example document to a PDF, which worked on the Ubuntu repository's version of TeXLive, but now on the install that I ran last night, things are broken. This is the output I get ...
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auto-pst-pdf throws 'MiKTeX GPL Ghostscript 9.05: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1'

In a machine with freshly installed MikTex 2.9 the below error is generated every time a file is compiled which uses auto-pst-pdf package, but then PDF is produced fine. Does this require any ...
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error while compiling a thesis template [duplicate]

I use Basic MikteX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter, just updated my MikteX (downloaded all packages), and have just downloaded a thesis template. When I try to compile main.tex, the following error message ...
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tikz-uml sequence diagram “Extra \or” error

I was compiling the following code which uses the tikz-uml package. \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{pgf} %\usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-uml} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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! LaTeX Error: Undefined color `BLACK'

i have written all the text in black color, but i get this error several times in the same page: ! LaTeX Error: Undefined color `BLACK'. i tried to solve it by writting this: ...
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Double Superscript error with primes

Simple question, Why does the following cause a double superscript error? $$ H^{' '} $$ Removing the spaces $$ H^{''} $$ produces the expected output.
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Min/Max of pgfplots@data@xmin and \pgfkeysvalueof{/pgfplots/xmin}

Following example does not work: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} \begin{document} \makeatletter \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} \addplot coordinates ...
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How to increase (relevant) verbosity of compilation errors with Emacs+AucTeX?

I often debug LaTeX files and Emacs+AUCTeX does not show many informations about errors. I always have the following message in the minibuffer: LaTeX errors in `*~/my/file output*'. Use C-c ` to ...
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Command \longtable* already defined

When I compiling latex the following error occurred. Can any one help on this? ! LaTeX Error: Command \longtable* already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. ...
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Using ShareLatex my Bibliography crashed

I learned Latex using ShareLatex. So far, everything went just fine up until some point when suddenly my latex document gave me error messages that my citations cant be found. I really need help ...
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Compilation of bibliography

I have a latex document which is compiling properly. The message on compiling is Process started: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "template_Book_23June2014_V2".tex This is ...
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“Misplaced \omit” error in automatically generated table

Firstly, I have read Werner's answer to "! Misplaced \omit" error but my problem is not solved there. A few days ago I made a table very similar to the one below, except that one had one ...
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“Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted)” using arithmetic in TikZ foreach

I am using a \foreach loop in TikZ with \i in {2,3,..,5} and I'd like to be able to use the value \i-1. However, every approach I have tried gives me a Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) error. ...
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mktextfm error with mathpazo [duplicate]

I just set up a fresh TeXLive 2014 install on Linux, following the Wikibooks minimal install guide all the way through installing LaTeX. Now I'm trying to get the URW Palladio fonts working. I've ...
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error with multline, but not equation

I am working with the first of 3 very long equations and am trying to get it where it will be relatively easy to read. However I get the following error ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> ...
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Forest with ~500 nodes runs out of TeX memory

When using Forest package to chart an organizational structure, I have to limit it to 4-5 hierarchy levels, as both pdflatex or lualatex throw an error ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save ...
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Error using russian letters for appendix counter with hyperref and subfig

I'm preparing a text in russian with pdflatex. According to standard appendices must be numbered with russian uppercase letters. But I've found that if subfloats used in appedix, the hyperref ...
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undefined control sequence in latex

I snippet of my code is presented here.I do not understand why I'm getting the error undefined control sequence.I have also included the package amsmath. \subsection{Logistic Regression} \noindent ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX \printbibliography causes “undefined control sequence” in the proceeding line

I'm using biblatex with biber as the backend to write my document. Without \printbibliography, all the citations work perfectly well, and appear in the document, so I assume that my bibliography.bib ...