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Special effects in TikZ leads to unprintable PDF

So I recently made a picture of the Mexican Hat Potential (related to the Brout-Englert-Higgs Mechanism of particle physics). I am more than satisfied with the graph and everything, but I noticed ...
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Error when using selnolig and lua-check-hyphen: attempt to index global 'debug' (a boolean value)

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % required for selnolig \usepackage{selnolig} \usepackage{lua-check-hyphen} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} Using my two favorite lualatex packages ...
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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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Characters missing when embedding PDF with pdftex

I have the feeling this must have been asked before, but I couldn't find it with search... When I run the following test file \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % ...
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Fill pattern for time series with bounds (tikz pgfplots) generates corrupt PDF

I have used the answer from another post, but the generated PDF seems to be corrupted using the suggested code. This post refers to question: Fill pattern for time series with bounds (tikz pgfplots) ...
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XeLaTeX and ifplatform/catchfile (loaded by “minted”): Errors on compilation

I'm using minted along with XeLaTeX, but recently I've run into strange problems. To illustrate what I mean, consider the following MWE (the filename is main.tex): \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Damaged file in acroread when include .pdf graphic with other graphics that are clipped

I came across a weird issue when you include multiple graphics files when one is a non-clipped .pdf and the others are clipped non-pdf. I'm running pdflatex and the resulting pdf is created and can be ...
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Nil value error in LuaTeX when \bullet is replaced with text

I'm trying to draw a spectral sequence using luasseq, and getting the following error message: LuaTeX error /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/scripts/luasseq/luasseq.lua:377: attempt to index field ...
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Matplotlib pgf backend returns “LaTeX returned an error, probably missing font or error in preamble” for all plots

I've spent the last few hours trying to get PGF backend to work. I was trying to use xelatex, but it wouldn't run at all. Now I have made this example: # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import matplotlib as ...
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Tikz graphdrawing library with tree layout throws error

When I compile the following snippet \documentclass[tikz,border=0pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.misc} \usegdlibrary{trees} ...
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How to align Matrix and Tikzpicture on the same horizontal line

I'm using subfloat to try to align my diagram with the matrix array. I want them to be next to each other, and per suggestion, used the subfloats to try to align them. I'm getting error messages. ...
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\tikzexternalize causing problems with template

I have a large document (I'm using pdflatex with Eclispe and TeXlipse) with many (many) TikZ graphics (most of them math function plots). Hoping to reduce compilation time drastically, I read about ...
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How to debug error message from luaotfload-database.lua

I am beginning to think it was a really bad idea to update to TeXLive 2013. Since this update almost none of my old documents compile any longer. Does anyone have any idea what LuaLaTeX is trying to ...
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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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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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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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All of a sudden, many error messages with a file that worked perfectly before

I am working on my thesis and use latex for the first time for this matter. So I am new to the program. I am working with TexShop and have the following problem: Everything with Latex worked fine for ...
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LyX installation error- text class not found- 'Reconfigure' or 'use without latex' option coming

I use win-7, 64 bit. I downloaded lyx bundle 2.1.4 packaged along with miktex 2.9. After installation, when I ran the program , a pop-up appears saying- 'lyx: no textclass found'. In detail, it tells- ...
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problem with apacite "while executing---line 5079 of file apacite.bst

there's an error message in my file which i do not understand. I'm using TeXnicCenter and JabRef/bibtex with the apacite-package. I get an pdf but there is a space line in between the bibliography. ...
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Errors with the moderncv template used with w32tex

I want to prepare my resume using the moderncv package. I am using w32tex (installed on this September), which includes the moderncv package. I downloaded the template from CTAN ...
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My document won't typeset, i did something wrong

I accidentally tried to typeset my document by pressing shift+alt+t (mac), and i know it's only supposed to be just cmd+t, but a lot of my other key bindings are done through shift+alt+(something). ...
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epstpdf package acting funny?

When I compile a test.tex file, I can immediately generate a nice handsome pdf. This happens only when there is no test.pdf file. So when I try to compile again, it seems to take about 50 or so times ...
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Undefined Control Sequence \institute

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm using a template provided by Springer. I'm running their default template known as author.tex and I'm provided an error message that says \institute is an undefined control ...
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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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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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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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Getting TikZ to work on Elementary OS (Ubuntu)

I'm running Elementary OS (which is a fork of Ubuntu 12.04), and am having troubles getting a LaTeX installation to work. Code that worked on my old installation on Windows, doesn't appear to work ...
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Error while compiling: “Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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error: could not start the command. lualatex -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I have just installed texmaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 64bit in my laptop. When I use pdflaTeX everything seems to be working fine, however when I try to switch to LuaLaTex I get the message shown in the ...
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Error: 'getmapdl' is not recognized as an internal or external command

I'm trying to get the map of Africa using this commands but Texnicenter (editor) keeps bring up this error after compiling. I have updated getmaps in MikTex manager but I continue to receive this ...
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Citation link not split for page break, again

I have stumbled over a rare case of the notorious \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink error on an up to date system (Ubuntu 14.10, hyperref 6.83m). It occurs if all of ...
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auto-pst-pdf and ucl thesis style

I have a problem with compiling my thesis which uses the ucl latex template style. While I've tried to reduce it to a minimal working example, I'm not sure whether it's still relevant. The error I get ...
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Throw error if font is not defined

I need to throw an error, should a certain font not be installed. I have a font in a subfolder: /font/NinjaFont.ttf. This must be installed via certain commands (not important for this - but here: ...
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How to use tikz with memoir

I have used the following code after suggestion from an answer here. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=1.2em] 0 \arrow[r] ...
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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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Eps file looks funny in compiled pdf

I'm trying to include an eps file in my tex file. The tex file compiles fine, but the image in the pdf is only a small part of the actual image. The strange thing is that there are other eps files ...
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Bibliography style of LNCS - how to get it works?

I'm discovering the Lecture Note in Computer Science (LNCS) LATEX template, and I'm in trouble with their bibliography system. When reading their documentation and example, it appears that I only ...
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Problem with Dense distribution

What is poisson.sty? and how can i fix this problem because I want to run the below code but there is an error ( poisson.sty not found) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{poisson} ...
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Error adding new value to LaTeX-math-list with custom function

I am using Auctex with math mode enabled. One of my favorite features is insert \mathcal with the key sequence "[backtick] c". I decided to try and customize the variable LaTeX-math-list so I can do ...
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Conversion of latex to html for Word does not work

In order to get html code that is appropriate for Word I used the following command that I found on a TUG page: htlatex filename "html,word" "symbol/!" "-cvalidate" If I do this in Cygwin I get the ...
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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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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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Save size exceeded 80000 - which texmf.cnf to edit?

This started as a comment on David Carlisle's answer http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/134599/37570 Running under Windows, I see 2 texmf.cnf files: under \texlive\2013 and ...
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Misplaced alignment tab character & error while using bibliography

When I build my tex file, I get this error: ! Misplaced alignment tab character &. l.6 \newblock Chapman & Hall/CRC, six edition, 2003. I can't figure out why you would want to use a tab mark ...
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Encoding compilation problem with Bibtex Texmaker and LinuxMint

I had absolutely no problem until my last compilation, and I got no idea why I got this error now, because I didn't absolutely touch this line of code nor this page... Here is the error I get : ...
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Eclipse-Latex-Building problem

I've just installed MikText and the TeXlipse 1.5.0 plugin on Eclipse. On this photo you can see the Builder settings: Im getting this error, when I try to build the file: I am also getting en ...
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Drawing phase plane with mfpic4ode

I'm trying to draw a phase portrait with mfpic4ode and getting problems with it. I'm not sure it is installing properly. I tried installing it with MikTex package manager as admin and non-admin. When ...
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(Incomplete \iffalse) with enumerate and Hebrew

I get the same error as reported here. An update of miktex did not help so I am at a loss as to how to proceed. The example works just fine on a different machine. \documentclass{article} ...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier

I have little experience with latex but am using it to write my undergraduate project, recently the error messages have come up and it wont allow me to build my pdf and comes up with the following ...
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Error when using SciTE

I get the following error when trying to compile a file using SciTE for ConTeXt: mtxrun | kpse fallback with progname 'context' initialized in 0.381 seconds>Exit code: 1 I followed all ...