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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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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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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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Best practice for fixing a clash between packages without altering the .sty files?

Here is another casualty of TeX's flat namespace and another reason to start using LaTeX3... I noticed today that the algorithm2e and keystroke packages clash. More specifically, they both define a ...
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Latex already defined clash between cls file and multiple packages

I am using sjvour3.cls provided by springer which define \keywords command. Many other packages also define this command and when compiling with latex, I get this error. ! LaTeX Error: Command ...
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Pretending a package has been loaded

I am trying to use imakeidx and the regexpatch package in the same class. Since imakeidx depends on the xpatch package and xpatch provides the same commands (same names, improved implementation) as ...
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Methods for debugging package conflicts

... that don't make me want to pull my (remaining) hair out. I'm preparing a long journal article with a wide array of necessary packages and a publisher-specific class file. In this specific case, ...
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! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package color in MiKTeX

I'm so new to LaTeX. Using MiKTeX I have following problem with its portable version. I write down here the code and the final error: \documentclass[cover]{isas-seminar} \usepackage{subfigure} ...
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Conflict between program and todonotes package

I want to add some pseudo-like code to my document using the program package, but when I add the package to my document, I get the following errors. I found out the problem being caused by a conflict ...
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1answer
754 views

Using mathabx and MnSymbol in the same document

I'm not a computer expert, so when I simply include the lines \include{mathabx, MnSymbol} in a .tex file, compile it, and it gives me a bunch of errors, I don't know what to do... I'm running ...
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Clash between alltt and semantic and minus sign

Why does this code... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{alltt} \usepackage{semantic} \begin{document} \begin{alltt} \(x-y\) \end{alltt} \end{document} ...give this error? ERROR: TeX capacity ...
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Package conflict when using the combine document class

The following code demonstrates two types of errors, which I think are fundamentally the same. The code should format as is; now remove the % in front of \usepackage{semantic}. Reformatting fails to ...
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(Nonfatal but Symptomatic) Conflict of amsmath and mathstyle Packages

This was brought to my attention by our colleague, Lover of Structure, but since it affects my scalerel package (which began using the mathstyle package to detect the current math style, as of version ...
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Conflict between ifxetex and ucs under pdflatex/xelatex - why?

I use TexLive 2012 (on Mac) and the following minimal example does not work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifxetex} \usepackage[mathletters]{ucs} % Need newline here! \ifxetex \else \fi ...
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How to undo \usepackage?

I would like to use two packages which conflict with each others. I hope I can apply them separately whenever I need and then cancel them so as to solve the problem. Is it possible? For example, I ...
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Creating a dependency tree (\RequirePackage) for packages used in my document

Is there a way of creating a dependency tree for packages \RequirePackageing each other for those packages used in my document, ideally with the respective required options and version numbers? Are ...
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What to do when a package conflicts with a development version of another one?

I'm not sure about making this question here but I don't know where to do it. I'm using cvs version of TikZ and from time to time I found it incompatible with some other packages based on its ...
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In which order should I load inputenc and fontenc?

When I’m using pdfLaTeX, my preamble usually contains \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} Should these two be loaded in any particular order? What problems could arise if ...
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Conflict between ntheorem and amsthm

I am using etoolbox and ntheorem packages to have a custom numbering of theorems and equations. Everything works but these side errors occur: \qedhere command is unknown (EDIT: following some ...
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1answer
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Incompatibilty between siuintx and linguex?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{linguex} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} This MWE produces a plethora of error messages, regardless of the order in which those two ...
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Could using different packages cause a contradiction for the compiler?

If I am writing a pdf with LaTeX, I would like to use commands from different packages for figures or tables or what so ever ... and I just use all the packages i need, could this lead to a ...
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Package options and \RequirePackage: order of commands and option conflicts?

How do the options of a \RequirePackage command interact with options specified for that same package elsewhere? Here is an example: The pdfx package, if loaded with the a-1b-option, executes the ...
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Is there a guide to the various theorem packages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Theorem packages: which to use, which conflict? I'm relatively new to LaTeX, and a complete novice when it comes to theorems in LaTeX. But I need to put some some ...
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endfloat and ctable are incompatible?

It seems that endfloat and ctable are incompatible: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{endfloat} \usepackage{ctable} \begin{document} \ctable[caption = Queries available, pos = H, center, ...
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Option clash with xcolor and TikZ

I want to draw some coloured circles, so I loaded tikz in my preamble. However, now xcolor is telling me that it has an "option clash". How should I fix this? \documentclass{article} ...
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Using \BeforePackage to load a package before hyperref does not work

I am using the lipics document class, which includes hyperref. I want to load the float package, which should be loaded before hyperref, without changing the document class. As suggested in this ...
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Hyperref is loaded by the class, and I need to load packages that are supposed to be loaded before

I am using the lipics documentclass, which loads hyperref. Since I want my figures boxed, I added the following \usepackage{float} \floatstyle{boxed} \restylefloat{figure} The problem: I receive ...
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Conflict between amsthm and some other package

This is the preamble to a book I'm editing: \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{xspace} \usepackage{proof} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{xy} \xyoption{all} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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array package incompatible with stabular package

I am not allowed to create new tags yet, so I apologize for not tagging this with the names of the particular packages as instructed. I was trying to use both the array package and the stabular ...
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Load package after other package with \AfterPackage

I want to group packages together (in the real document, I load many more packages) and want to solve the sorting of the packages with commands like \AfterPackage from KOMA-Script. I am using this ...
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Math numerals and text numerals in mtpro2

I am using baskerville for my text font and mtpro2 for the math. But the numerals in text and in math are different. After looking at mtpro2 documentation I could not find an option for forcing the ...
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Cross-reference packages: which to use, which conflict?

Inspired by my earlier question Theorem packages: which to use, which conflict?, here is another similar question. There are many different packages for making cross references. Among them hyperref, ...
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Subcaption package: compatibility issue

There is a compatibility problem between the CIFA document class and the subcaption package. When I compile the following example (with PDFLaTex): \documentclass{cifa} ...
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Error using the package makeidx

My index is working smoothly with the command \makeindex alone. However, when I put \usepackage{makeidx}\makeindex compilation gives two errors as 1. Command \see already defined. ...
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1answer
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MTPro2 and amsbook conflict

I am using the MTPro2 fonts with amsbook class. However something strange happens when I activate the mtpfrak option for the alternate fraktur fonts. LaTeX simply ignores it! That is I see the old AMS ...
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1answer
386 views

Sorting preamble packages thematically while accounting for compulsory load orders

Within a document's preamble (or a custom "preamble" package), at times there's the need to take compulsory load orders for certain packages into account. Most packages must be loaded before the ...
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1answer
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How to resolve the conflict between TikZ and syntax packages?

If I add syntax package, the compiler will generate errors: Minimal Example \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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1answer
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program, algorithmic packages conflict

I want to use both the program and algorithmic packages in a paper; however, after adding \usepackage{program}, algorithmic is now broken. For a reduced example, \documentclass{article} ...
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Two conflicting packages in one document — doable?

I have two packages I want to use in the same document. Specifically musixtex and tengwarscript. However they do conflict. Both packages use some of the same commands, obviously for very different ...
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color package and float package collision

I'm writing a document and I wanted to colour some text parts. In the preamble I call float package and many others and it worked properly. until I called color package. Then LaTeX return errors at ...
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svn and titling conflict?

Somehow there is a strange conflict with the svn package and the titling package. The following code gives me an error on TeXLive 2010 (but on an old TeX distribution at my work computer, it compiles ...
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1answer
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Conflict between steinmetz.sty and cancel.sty. Is there a solution?

The two packages conflict, as can be seen in this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{steinmetz} \usepackage{cancel} \begin{document} $\cancelto{0}{a+b}$ \end{document} When the steinmetz ...
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2answers
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Conflict between gantt.sty and \framebox{}

I've recently been using the Edward Tufte inspired style file (the handout option) for my documents and a Gantt chart package. However, if I put \usepackage{gantt} in my preamble it prevents some code ...
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What's the right order when loading packages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Non-commutative packages I remember reading in some reference guide that the order of loading packages with \usepackage in principle doesn't matter. Real life, however, ...
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Packages that need to be included in a specific order

This isn't a real question, so I'm marking it community wiki. When I was new to LaTeX, I thought that the \usepackage command worked much like the #include command of the C language: just put ...
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Should the fontenc package be loaded before or after font packages?

I seem to recall reading somewhere that fontenc should be loaded either before or after the packages loading fonts, but I cannot remember which. I don't see differences between loading it before and ...
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Possible conflicts with fixltx2e?

I only recently came across the fixltx2e package. Given that it patches aspects of LaTeX, my spidey-sense begins to tingle out of a concern for possible package conflicts. Are there known conflicts? ...
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Which packages should be loaded after hyperref instead of before?

The hyperref documentation says: "Make sure it comes last of your loaded packages". The reason is that it redefines many LaTeX commands. It's a rule of thumb that helps to avoid errors. However, ...