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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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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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.sty of installed package not found

I've newly installed TeXLive 2013 (following steps on http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html) on Fedora 19. Using pdflatex on a test .tex, I encounter lots of error messages saying various .sty ...
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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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preview generates error

when attempting to view a latex document in texniccenter I get MiKTeX Problem Report Message: Some PostScript specials could not be rendered. Data: Error: /undefined in H.S Operand stack: ...
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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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Error \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than > \pdfstartlink

When compiling this tex file in ShareLaTeX, I get the following error: Error in English1213/LaTeX_English_def.tex (line 96): pdfTeX error (ext4): \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level ...
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Problem with plain text

I would like to use something like this in my LaTeX document: P29_Ampl_1. After this I have got an error because I use _. I can solve it by insertign $ between the P29_Ampl_1 -> $P29_Ampl_1$. It cause ...
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inputenc errors caused by different LaTeX environments?

On my iMac, \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} get's me Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined. I don't get this error on my MacBook. Conversely, \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Error when installing TexLive from the internet. Unexpected EOF in archive

I'm a new user of Texlive, and I'm trying to download it from the internet using the first link provided by this page: https://www.tug.org/texlive/ When I get to the installation of the cm-super ...
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Error kile 3 beta on ubuntu 12.10

I've installed the new kile 3 beta (on ubuntu) but now it shows this problem: [Kile] Unknown tool preview-PDFLaTeX.. How can i fix it or downgrade kile from 3 beta to 2.1?
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Texmaker can't find my bibtex file

First of al I'm working with texmaker So I made a bibliography.bib file and I've put in in the same folder as my .tex files (I've tried making a .bib file by hand and with BibDesk, but neither ...
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MiKTeX missing error message

I used the command to suppress the screen output latex -quiet foo.tex --quiet is implemented in MiKTeX's executables and removes all the stuff from the output stream except for the errors. It ...
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siunitx table leading zeros

How to preserve the leading zeros of the errors in a table using siunitx' S column type. \documentclass[ngerman,english]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} ...
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Harvard style biblatex commands already defined

I'm very new to this so I'm probably missing something obvious but I can't find the answer anywhere. I'm trying to use Harvard style citations and even the following won't work: ...
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TeX capacity exceeds, when adding a single line [input stack size]

I get a strange error which unfortunately seems to be impossible make into a MWE – so I know we all prefer answers with compilable code, but maybe some one can help me sole it without … This is how ...
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TeX Live not compiling from TeXnicCenter

Due to problems with psfragfig and MiKTeX I wanted to switch to TeX Live and TeXnicCenter instead (on Windows 8). However it does not compile even the smallest MWE in TeXnicCenter. I always get the ...
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Vim complains of Whitespace error with \hspace

When I type the following line in Vim: \hrule height .1mm Why do I get the following error in the Vim Location List: foo.tex|258 error| Whitespace before punctation mark in " ." NOTE: It ...
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Inserting simple figures in a document

I am simply trying to insert some figures in my tex document. I know this is very basic, I also have been following a latex guide, searching for question on stackexchange and asked around. I wrote ...
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“File ended while scanning use of \@ref.” error in LaTeX

I am using the MikTex distribution of LaTeX and the Eledmac package for line numbering of a critical edition. No previous problems with this setup -- until today. WHEN I USE THE \beginnumbering ...
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Feynmf problem with OSX

i found a problem using the package feynmf on OSX 10.6.8 using MacTeX-2013 distribution. I've checked the presence of the two packages feynmf and feynmp using the utility, but when compiling the ...
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dot2texi cannot handle large graphs

I'm trying to create a graph like this, but bigger: . That's generated from radius2.tex using dot2texi (under MiKTeX on WinXP). However, when I try to make the graph any larger, as in ...
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Chapterbib is working but keeps giving me errors. Any way to silence it?

I'm using Chapterbib to write my bibliography separately after each chapter. It does work but bibtex is still giving me plenty of errors and warnings: Illegal, another \bibstyle command I'm skipping ...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...
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Error With modiagram

I am trying to compile the following code from the modiagram Manual: \begin{MOdiagram}[names] \atom[\lewis{0.,F}\hspace*{5mm}\lewis{4.,F}]{left}{1s=.2;up,up-el-pos={1sleft=.5}} ...
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GuiViewSource.cpp (208): Can't find format for backend pdflatex!

I am new lyx user and I have miktex 2.9 installed on my machine. I cannot convert my lyx document to pdf. When I look at the debug messages this is what I get 01:13:21.694: Enter characters to filter ...