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achemso + chemmacros incompatibility

The combination of the achemso and chemmacros package used to work, but now I've upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (TeXLive 2013, I believe) and I get the following: \documentclass{achemso} ...
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Is there a conflict between memoir and sidenotes?

I am attempting to use the memoir package in conjuction with the sidenotes package, but when I attempt to compile, I get the following error: Option clash for package changepage and compilation ...
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Conflict between texMemo.cls and isodate.sty?

This compiles properly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english,cleanlook]{isodate} \begin{document} \title{ISO package test} \author{me} \date{\today} \maketitle \end{document} But this ...
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Option clash between TikZ, psplot, geometry, and hyperref [duplicate]

I know someone who is working on a LaTeX document requiring pst-plot, geometry, and hyperref, and I recently gifted him some TikZ improvements of diagrams that didn't seem to be working out for him. ...
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Createspace package with XeLaTeX

I'm getting this compilation error from the createspacepackage \PackageError{createspace}{no PDF supported engine detected}{recompile this document using PDFLaTeX} I'm using TeXShop typesetting ...
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A compatibility problem between the fontspec package and asymptote

Has anyone run across a compatibility issue between the fontspec package and asymptote? In the MWE below, commenting out the \usepackage{fontspec} allows for proper compilation and embedding of the ...
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Rd.sty throws ! LaTeX Error: Command \bold already defined.

I have to use Rd.sty package can be obtained from here in my .Rnw documents. Without using \usepackage{Rd} everything works fine. But the inclusion of \usepackage{Rd} throws the following error: ! ...
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Why is beamer+pstricks+preview no longer compatible now?

The following code is taken from Gonzalo Medina' answer here (click). At the time he posted the answer the code was compilable. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks-add} ...
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Use emulateapj/aastex with siunitx

I am trying to use siunitx in an emulateapj document, however it reports a conflict of command: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! LaTeX error: "xparse/command-already-defined" ! ! ...
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Making hhline work together with arydshln

I am trying to create Optimality Theory tableaux (a specific type of tables used in linguistics). These tableaux generally look like the following - the important thing is that both the first column ...
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Using a single symbol from an MnSymb package

I often face the following problem: I need just a single symbol from a package (currently \equalclosed from MnSymbol), however loading the whole package causes certain problems with already loaded ...
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Highlight line numbers in listings, conflict with hyperref package

I want to highlight the line numbers of the lines of the Listing to which I refer. See the question Highlight line numbers in Listings for details about how to highlight one line number. Now I want ...
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Incompatibility between pagesel and pgfgantt

The following code \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[-6,nonofiles]{pagesel} \usepackage{lipsum} %\usepackage{pgfgantt} \begin{document} \lipsum[1-100] \end{document} works fine, but if you ...
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pagenote and memoir: \printnotes undefined

If I understood it correctly, pagenote should work fine with the memoir class, yet it doesn't... If I change the documentclass to article, the example below compiles, but not with memoir. I'm feeling ...
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Conflict between mathdesign and Heuristica

When using the packages mathdesign and heuristica together, small caps don't render properly. Like so: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[utopia]{mathdesign} ...
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Wrong date format if datenumber is loaded after datetime

The date format is wrong when datetime and datenumber are used at the same time, datenumber being loaded after datetime. As can be tested with the following MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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conflict between mathabx and other packages

I need to write the symbol of the earth, which is found in the package mathabx. When I compile my script I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \iint already defined. Or ...
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How to detect if \thepage is undefined?

The sig-alternate class by default disables page numbers, which breaks mparhack (amongst other things). How can I include tex code only if \thepage is properly defined? I tried \ifcsname and ...
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How to get only one symbol from a symbol package?

I need to use the \Writinghand symbol from the package marvosym.sty. But, for some reason, loading this package raises an error: (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/latex/ifsym/ifsym.sty ...
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Something buggy between tcolorbox and invoice packages [duplicate]

The following MWE's compile as expected: Example 1: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{invoice} \address{My Name \\ My Street \\ My Zip\\ my@mail.com \\ etc} \signature{Fnord Prefake} \date{23. May ...
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etoc and memoir compatibility isuues

I was just doing some test with the etoc package and as soon as I changed the document class from book to memoir, errors appeared. This simple document %\documentclass{book} \documentclass{memoir} ...
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How to cope with version incompatibilities (i.e. binary units in siunitx)

I have to compile my dissertation on two machines with two different TeX Live versions (TeX Live 2009 on Ubuntu 12.04 and now TeX Live 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04). Unfortunately, the siunitx maintainer ...
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xwatermark in xepersian does not work together?

\documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[printwatermark]{xwatermark} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xepersian} ...
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Using tabularx and xcolor

Is tabularx compatible with xcolor? I did the following: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[svgnames,hyperref,]{xcolor} % colors for hyperref \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{1.00\linewidth}{X} ...
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This elliptical-orbit diagram compiled fine with TikZ 2.10 but fails with TikZ 3.0. Why?

I borrowed some code on Kepler's 2nd Law from the linked post here on TeX answered by Tosco. I haven't compiled the document it is in awhile but needed today. When I did, I was told dimension too ...
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Problems compiling antiquated code using the epic and eepic packages

I was given an extremely large tex file I need to compile, but when trying to compile it, I repeatedly get a non-pdf special ignored error followed by the document without any of the figures included. ...
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pstool + pgfplots + parskip conflict

I've recently observed extremely strange latex bug if pstool + pgfplots + parskip packages are used at the same time. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstool} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Adding “\usepackage{subfig}” (no other changes in file) throws error

I want to use the subfig package to have a neat row of figures with captions for each one of them. However, as soon as I add the line \usepackage{subfig}, pdfLaTeX fails with the following error: ! ...
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Index heading style is different

I have document like this (MWE): \documentclass[10pt,twoside,final]{book} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Since adding natbib, my tikz nodes are misplaced

Sorry! My "solution" at the bottom didn't actually fix the problem, and the reasons I thought it did are too embarrassing to post. I did manage to solve the problem, by having a total of FOUR TeX ...
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Compilation error when including enumitem and paralist packages

I encounter an error when I compile a LaTeX document which includes both the enumitem and the paralist packages. Here is my MWE code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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How to use showkeys with hyperref?

The "ChangeLog for hyperref bundle" file claims that support for the showkeys package was added to hyperref in various stages on 2000-05-08, 2001-01-27, and 2007-05-29. However, there still seem to ...
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Problem using invoice and wallpaper packages together

For some reason that I don't understand, it seems that I cannot use the invoice package and the wallpaper package at the same time. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Memoir class conflict with datetime

Hi I'm running into a warning when trying to call the datetime package within a document using the memoir class. MWE is: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{datetime} \begin{document} Hello World ...
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pdf option for pstricks conflicts with babel french option

Today I had this error message on compiling a document: ! Package babel Error: The character '"' is not a shorthand character in french After commenting a lot of things I finally identified the ...
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\vec conflict between llncs.cls and MnSymbol

I would like to use MnSymbol alongside Springer's LNCS class file, llncs.cls, which can be found in this zip file and in many other places on the web. \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{MnSymbol} ...
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Why won't I see the table of contents?

I tried to write table of contents to my book but encountered a problem, as it prints "Sisältö" but there is no table of contents. What is the mistake I made? ...
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Spanish babel and chemformula package

I need to write a chemical reaction. I use to make this with mhchem, but I discover chemformula. All it is right but no the arrows when I use the package babel in spanish. There are a problem with ...
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Incompatibility between fixltx2e, subfigure and figure* [closed]

This minimal example: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{subfigure} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \begin{document} \begin{figure*} asdf \end{figure*} \end{document} gives the error: Extra }, ...
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Conflict between stackengine and babel with spanish option

When pdfLaTeXing the MWE below I get a Missing \endcsname inserted error message. The compilation proceeds with no errors as soon as the babel package is not loaded with the spanish option (well, to ...
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greek macros: teubner.sty's \og-macro doesn't work at all

Before the latest update of teubner.sty (with GlyphNames) one could use the \og-macro (ὸ) as long as babel's french wasn't loaded (page 15 n. 1 of teubner-doc.pdf). Now, the \og-macro doesn't work at ...
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Should babel package call be placed at the end of the preamble?

I remember to have read few year ago1 that babel line2 should be placed at the end of the preamble in order to avoid problems with other packages. (I believe hyperref package should also be placed at ...
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Incompatible color definition when using tikz with color package

I am using the tikz package to draw some diagrams. In addition, I need the color package for some highlighting. As the wikibooks page of the color package states, it has to be used before the tikz ...
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revtex incompatible with stfloats?

Very similar to this one: revtex incompatible with dblfloatfix? Is revtex known to be incompatible with stfloats? In this MWE, the second figure is just gone (with a "Float cannot be placed" ...
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Option clash for package color. \RequirePackage

I'm very new to LaTeX, and I'm having a problem which seems to originate from the following lines of code. \RequirePackage[usenames]{color} \RequirePackage{fancyhdr} \RequirePackage{nomencl} ...
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siamltx + amsthm: “LaTeX Error: No counter 'Theorem' defined.”

When using the LaTeX class siamltx (from the SIAM page) together with amsthm (which I need for its theoremstyle command), I'm getting the error message ! LaTeX Error: No counter 'Theorem' defined. ...
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The package marvosym seems to clash with the moderncv class. What can I do?

I would like to use both the marvosym package and the moderncv package. LaTeX throws an error that \fax was already defined. While this isn't a problem on MikTeX, I'm currently editing a joint ...
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How “safe” is it to use LaTeX3 (l3packages, l3kernel)?

Are l3kernel and l3packages present in most of the LaTeX distributions? Are they "stable enough"? I am asking this because I am preparing a .tex document for a client. I have found convenient to use ...
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Best compiler for writing a thesis? [duplicate]

Which LaTeX compiler supports best writing a thesis? Which one provides the best compatibility with commonly used classes and packages? The compilers that I frequently use are: latex pdflatex ...
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Package conflict in `subfig` and `ifthen`

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{ifthen} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \subfloat[\ifthenelse{1>0}{foo}{bar}]{\rule{3cm}{3cm}} \end{figure} \end{document} Error msg: ...