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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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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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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} \RequirePackage[draft,envface=\itshape,marginface={\footnotesize\...
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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} % \pdfmapfile{+rotis....
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Getting negative vspace to behave

My TeX code (including parameters in command definitions) that creates lyrics sheets and chord sheets of songs is generated dynamically by other code accessing database data and processing it line by ...
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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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Key property is unknown

i just updated my Linux distro (Linux Mint 17.3 -> Linux Mint 18) and from TeX Live 2014 to 2016. I have a (large) selfmade documentclass writte in LaTeX3. Now I tried to compile a document using my ...
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No counter defined error

When I try to compile in my laptop a (synced) tex file wich is perfectly compiling in my desktop computer I get the message: "! LaTeX Error: No counter 'd' defined." I reinstalled and updated MikTeX ...
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Biber exits with “WARN - No data sources defined!”

I am trying to use biber with XeTeX. Whenever I try to run biber against my .bcf file (generated via biblatex with the biber backend properly stated), I have the following output: INFO - This is ...
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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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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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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 'wd'...
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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} \begin{...
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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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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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pageslts error : Label `pagesLTS.<scheme>.local' shall be overriddenalthough it does not yet exist

With the pageslts package, I get the 3 following errors: ! Package undolabl Error: Label `pagesLTS.roman.local' shall be overridden although it does not yet exist. See the undolabl package ...
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How to make bpchem/auto-pst-pdf work with hyperref?

I'm using the bpchem package along with the auto-pst-pdf package to do molecules numbering in .eps chemdraw files (as well as in the bulk document) and I noticed that it does not work when the ...
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Texmaker error “File not found” when using a “build” subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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Can't compile in Texmaker “Sorry, but pdfLaTeX did not succeed”

When working on a university project we use Texmaker as our editor. We share our documents and compile our master in a dropbox folder. Now when I try to quickbuild the master document I get this ...
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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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Why does Babel cause an error when used with PSPicture and LuaLaTeX?

The MWE showed below only compiles if the line \usepackage[greek,brazilian]{babel} is removed. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \ifpdf\else \usepackage{pst-...
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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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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: '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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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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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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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 \texlive\2013\texmf-dist\web2c....
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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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Change with Adobe Pro a PDF document generated with LaTeX

I have produced a PDF with LaTeX and now need to change something within Adobe Pro (being able to do so is a requirement by an editor). If I open the document within Adobe Pro and want to change some ...
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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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How to find the error line in a multi file document

How can I find the error line in a multi file document? Usually WinEdt5 goes to the error line when double clicking on an error (at least with single files). When I include files, this is not working ...
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I can't get rid of this errors. I use TexMaker (linux)

! Font T1/cmr/m/n/10=ecrm1000 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found.<to be read again>relax \fontencoding\encodingdefault\selectfont ! Package babel Error: Unknown option `spanish'...
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tcolorbox: Breakable option not working

I am currently trying to write a roadmap for my master thesis, with a nice design. I want to use multiple tcolorbox boxes for each chapter and stack them. The boxes should break at the end of each ...
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LYx 2.2. (Cannot view the file pdf)

I get this error when trying to view the file: The external program pdflatex finished with an error ... check the logs. (I am using LyX 2.2.0 Windows 7)
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ERRORS Inserting a new theorem

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{...