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Undefined control sequence \Hy@MakeCurrentHrefAuto when using tex4ht

I'm producing a small encyclopedia with the memoir class which relies fairly heavily on \nameref. If it's relevant, I have my project directory set up so that I have a folder called articles/ which ...
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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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What causes this \discretionary error?

I would like to compile my old LaTeX thesis to PDF. The text was created in 1999 (emTeX, I believe) when the computers and the tools were a bit different -- read it, I am returning to LaTeX after 14 ...
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Automating Error Detection of pfdlatex

Background: I have numerous individual files that need to be compiled, so am using a script to do that with the following options: set PDFLATEX_OPTIONS = "\ --file-line-error \ ...
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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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Navigator package error: ‘I can't find file `yax' \input yax’

With TeXLive 2013, under Linux Mint KDE 16, when I try to embed a file with the navigator package, I get the following errors pointing to navigator.tex and the source won't compile: line 14: I can't ...
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bigfoot - Dimension too large (I can't work with sizes bigger than about 19 feet.)

My MWE is below. I can produce the following output in nonstopmode... ... but I see these errors in the log: ! Dimension too large. \FN@normaloutput ...\tw@ \fi \fi \ifdim \FN@vsize ...
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Problem compiling TikZ diagram using template

This is my first input here. I have a problem compiling this document, where particularly the TikZ graph comes messed up (no graphics at all and labels superimposed). I am using TeXstudio with MiKTex ...
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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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pdflatex: How to automatically quit on compile error?

See also this question on Reddit. I want to automate running pdflatex over and over with make and guard. However, when pdflatex encounters a syntax error, it hangs, preventing guard from being able ...
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semibold Linux Libertine broken?

I've just updated to the latest TeX Live (on a Mac, i.e. sudo tlmgr update --self --all says no updates available) and am now getting errors when trying to use semibold fonts with the libertine ...
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Getting the filename of the current input from within “show_error_hook”

In the luatex reference guide, status.filename is described to return "the name of the current input file". The luatex wiki describes how to use this along with show_error_hook to produce better error ...
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pageslts error: very old endfloat in texlive 2013

The package pageslts complains about "very old endfloat package detected", but the recent endfloat version 2.5d is loaded. A minimum working example showing this error is: \documentclass{article} ...
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MiKTeX Package Manager Crashes

Whenever I try to install some package from MiKTeX Package Manager, the packet manager crashes. Why would this be happening? Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ...
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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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“Cannot open log file” - Kile is not able to identify log file location

I am using kile for my latex documentation. I wanted to keep the top level directory of tex files clean, so I have created a folder named "tmp" in the current directory and added the option to ...
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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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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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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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Downdated TeX-Files?

Question: Hey everyone. I tried to install some packages (subfigure/subfig and mcode), but destroyed my whole TeX. I am running Kubuntu 12.04, downloaded the files, created the .sty-Files and put ...
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Mysterious Undefined control sequence errors

I am using the texlive distribution on Ubuntu 14.04 and use the Texmaker IDE. I implement latex using the quickstart function configured to pdflatex -> bibtex -> pdflatex -> pdflatex -> View pdf ...
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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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How can I remedy a 'TeX capacity exceeded, sorry' error?

I'm trying to write a report that contains many tikz figures (originating from Matlab, if that matters). When I compile my document, I get the following error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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Latex, can't compile .bib file — “Emergency stop”

I can't compile even a very short .bib file: @article{Adams1994, author = {Adams, R. and Bischof, L.}, title = {Seeded Region Growing}, journal = {Ieee Transactions on Pattern Analysis and ...
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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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Package PGF Math Error: Unknown function 'north' (in 'north west')

I have created the following shape (it has some more features but the error is always the same), based on a rectangle. \pgfdeclareshape{set}{ %Like in rectangle but without all the separators ...
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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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How to get better error messages?

When running XeLaTeX on my document, I frequently get error messages like this: ) Runaway argument? ! File ended while scanning use of \next. <inserted text> \par <*> ...
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TeXnicCenter reports error despite correct execution

I've not had any particular issues with TeXnicCenter until recently. This past week it has been reporting an error in all compiled documents. The error is from the first line of the output, which ...
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TikZ externalize causing problems with template

I have a large document (I'm using pdflatex with Eclispe and TeXlipse) with many (many) TikZ graphics (math function plots, most of them). In order to reduce (drastically I hope) compilation time I ...
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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 ...
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Bug with Tikz arrows.meta?

I am using the new Tikz arrows.meta library. Here is my minimum working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{pgfcore} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \begin{document} ...
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Sweave (using R Studio) with AEA class

Apologies for the newbie question! I've been having some problems trying to get a minimal working example using Sweave with a the AEA document class. My minimal example works as a .tex file, but the ...
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Molecular Biology and Evolution template - help fix bit rotted font definitions (and other things)

I am trying to get the Molecular Biology and Evolution journal article template to build. I have limited experience with LaTeX except as a consumer of existing packages. The linked zip file contains ...
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Errors from \sfrac (xfrac package): “missing number” and “illegal unit of measurement”

When I attempt to use \sfrac (from the xfrac package), multiple missing number, treated as zero and illegal unit of measurement (pt inserted) errors are generated. Example document: ...
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Undefined control sequence \subsetneq

\documentclass[a4paper,oneside,titlepage,12pt]{article} \usepackage[cm-default,no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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apacite not working in tex

I've been requested to change the bibliographic reference style of one of my papars to APA style, but when using the apacite command the document is not compiling. A MWE is shown below. My problems ...
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htlatex on file including files from subdirectories, and output directory

Parts of my issue has already been answered in different questions on this site and elsewhere, however none of them solves my problem as a whole. A question about just specifying the output directory ...
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About LaTeX for a beginner

Hullo, Im just starting up with LaTeX. I keep getting error messages even though I feel as though everything has been done correctly. I am just doing the intro exercise which is shown from the help ...
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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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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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Basic Document Set up and use of fuzz

I am very new to using Latex and am using TexStudio. I am trying to answer my latest university assignment about Z notation formal specification but am getting a couple of errors: 1) I get the error ...
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Untyped character at the end of chapter

Although there is no "f" typed, there exists a "f" character at the end of the chapter when pdf is created. What can be the problem? I can't find it! Even I delete all the text, and just type a ...
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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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ERROR After Updated Modules at ConTeXt?

I have problem after update modules at ConTeXt and I can’t use module at my document before I can. My MWE from this link : http://downloads.ziddu.com/download/23836664/Vektor.rar.html You can see my ...
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I try to compile (XeLaTeX) and Texmaker goes on endless loop

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,fleqn]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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texstudio: automatically close log if no errors

I would like the texstudio message window automatically hides if a compilation finishes without errors. I managed to find the way to do it in some old version, but forgot it now. Could you please ...
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Strange error when compiling in texmakerE

Recently I've started getting a weird error in Texmaker I can't understand. To make it worse, it seems to disappear at the slightest change. On the good side, it doesn't prevent compilation. On the ...
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Error Updating TexShop

I am currently running TeXShop Version 2.47 on OSX 10.9.2, and whenever I click TeXShop > Check for Updates, I receive the message "An error occurred in retrieving update information. Please try ...