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A TeX translation of old C code - Evaluating elements of an array *inside* a foreach loop

I'm trying to translate a conceptually simple part of an algorithm, from the original source for the R-engine (written in C) to TeX. This shouldn't take more than some logic trees and for/while loops. ...
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TikZ/PGF: compilation hangs when using macro

When compiling the following code using pdflatex, \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fpu} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \def\dim#1{ ...
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TikZ/PGF: dimension too large even though below \maxdimen

Why does the following code trigger the error ! Dimension too large. when compiling it with pdflatex, even though the dimension should only be 11in (which is below \maxdimen)? ...
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pgfplots: Plot inverse function (function of y)

I am trying to plot the Ramberg-Osgood-relationship for a specific material with pgfplots. The relationship describes the stress-strain-curve, that is the stress as a function of the strain. The ...
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Avoiding `Dimension too large' and `ill-formatted floating point' errors in tikz

I am attempting to draw some pictures using tikz, with the decorations library, and am encountering a `Dimension too large' error. I have read the 20+ other questions/answers about this error, and ...