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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty

When I try to compile my paper I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `mathtools.sty' not found. Other packages are successfully found and automatically installed, but mathtools.sty is not. I just ...
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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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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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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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Errors when loading a package with AtEndPreamble hook

Consider the following (not so) MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \makeatletter % Load xpatch and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to divide underline with ULEM package?

In some Chinese books, proper nouns were underlined uncontinuously. How to divide underline with ULEM package, as in the first pic? I changed the ulem package, and want to seperate some words, ...
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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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Latex error while compiling

While compiling the tex file I am getting the following error message Missing number treated as zero. (to be read again) \hfil 1.69 \newpage
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Anybody ever encountered “arithmetic: number too big” when importing an image?

I'm trying to insert an image, which I've done probably a thousand times before, but I'm having issues with this one. The image is a jpg I just created in Paint - it's not excessively large or high ...
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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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Insert Figures Error: Not in outer par mode

this is my first time that i use latex but im trying to put some pngs and eps image files but i get the error "Error: Not in outer par mode. " please help. \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MikTeX error: Invalid control sequence

I've recently installed MikTeX 2.9 for Windows 7, 64. After installation I try to compile an IEEE template downloaded from their website. I get the following error: miktex-pdftex.exe: Invalid control ...
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How to make listing program ConTeXt at LaTeX ?

I want make listing program Context at LaTeX, my MWE like this : \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \lstset { frame=single, framesep=\fboxsep, ...
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“go to error” command sends me to an .fff file

After typesetting a LaTeX document and seeing an error notice in the console, why does "Go To Error" command sends me to an .fff file?
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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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Spanish.ldf error

I just installed MiKTeX 2.9 x64 on my windows 8.1 laptop. I use Texmaker as a TeX editor. I'm trying to compile a document with these packages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...