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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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delarray and colortbl issue

There seems to have a compatibility issue between the colortbl and delarray packages because when compiling the following code : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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BPChem's \IUPAC conflicting with hyperref

I can't compile when attempting to use \IUPAC inside a heading; outside a heading works fine. Minimal working example: uncomment \section to see the error. \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, ...
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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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Incompatibility between mdframed and todonotes?

Is there an incompatibility between mdframed and todonotes? For example, try this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mdframed} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} \begin{mdframed} x\todo{y} ...
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Follow up to underline subsections - incompatibility between lineno, sectsty, and ulem

In answering the question Underline subsections, I provided an answer which relied on the sectsty package (as compared to @GonzaloMedina's answer, which used the titlesec package). Ultimately, ...
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mdframed incompatible with paralist

Compare mdframed with boxed minipage in the following example: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[neveradjust]{paralist}% \usepackage{boxedminipage} \usepackage{mdframed} \begin{document} ...
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Error “Illegal unit of measure” occuring when using PSTricks

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \newcommand*\sleep[3]{% \psframe[fillstyle=crosshatch*](6 #1 mul 37 sub 0.5)(6 #1 mul 36 sub 0.5 5 #2 div add) ...
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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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Automated management of package options and loading order

This question led to a new package: pkgloader(CTAN, Github) LaTeX package conflicts are a common source of frustration: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6). To quote Freek Dijkstra: Package conflicts ...
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Error when using pschart with LaTeX

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pstricks-add} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \psset{ unit=4cm, ...
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Accents package incompatible with bm?

Reading egreg's answer to Decrease length of underline in math, I wanted to use the accents package for lower bars in math mode. It seem however that the package is incompatible with the bm package. ...
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Why does leftidx not work in a figure caption?

I use the leftidx package to get left subscripts typeset acceptably, however, when I tried to use the \leftidx command within a figure caption (\caption) command I get errors compiling. Here is a MWE: ...
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hyperref, babel and subequations conflict [closed]

I am trying to use subequations in a document. Playing around with my preamble I found out that if I use babel and hyperref package at the same time, a fatal error is occured and no .pdf is produced. ...
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How to use polyglossia with biblatex?

Using polyglossia and biblatex together leads to an error: ! Package biblatex Error: Patching 'babel' package failed. See the biblatex package documentation for explanation. Type H <return> ...
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How to make tipa compatible with braket?

The following minimal working example generates an error if you remove the per cent sign. \documentclass{amsart} %\usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{braket} \begin{document} \[ \Set{x|y} \] \end{document} ...
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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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Export Graphs from OriginPro with LaTeX Typesetting

I've looked online for an answer to my question, but I was wondering if it's possible to export graphs from OriginPro for inclusion into a LaTeX document using LaTeX typesetting? I'm using PDFLaTeX ...
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Incompatibility between memoir and appendix package option titletoc

I'm trying to get "Appendix A" instead of just "A" for my appendix in the table of contents, and one solution to this seems to be \usepackage[titletox]{appendix}. However, it doesn't work with memoir. ...
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Titlesec and Babel incompatibility?

I cannot find a way to change chapter style with babel included (for hungarian language). Here is the example: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[magyar]{babel} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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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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revtex incompatible with dblfloatfix?

This minimal example makes my latex/pdflatex from MiKTeX (or TeX Live of a colleague) crash: \documentclass{revtex4-1} \usepackage{dblfloatfix} \begin{document} Hello World! \begin{figure} ...
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Conflicting commands in preamble [closed]

I am using the class IEEEtran for writing a journal. I have two conflicting commands in my preamble. The first command has been used by me for some time, though I have no idea why it should be there. ...
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How to disable \renewcommand

I've got a custom class derived from report. I defined some standard commands inside of it to reflect its specific, so they look like: \newcommand\contentsname{Custom Content} ...
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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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Chemfig package compatibility

Looking for help on the following problem: I am trying to use chemfig package in my document, however after initial insertion had the following error: !No room for a new \dimen. I found No room ...
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enumitem conflict with french babel

The following crashes with the error: ! LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} ...
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Concatenating book chapters at the PDF level

There are some LaTeX packages which conflict with each other. When assembling a book from different chapters provided by different contributors, it might be not too easy to resolve these conflicts. In ...
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Dashed hline in longtabu (arydshln conflicts, does not work?)

I have a large table with the following requirements: Spans multiple pages (currently using longtable) The last column's text must wrap (using tabu's longtabu environment as tabularx does not ...
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Babel spanish option and fancyvrb incompatibility

The following MWE compiles without problems \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \begin{document} \SaveVerb{x>y}|x > y| ...
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Use of \GetIdInfoAuxI doesn't match its definition and other errors

I have several errors reported with this minimal example (latest TeX Live 2012). The errors were introduced with recent TeX Live updates. \RequirePackage[l2tabu, orthodox]{nag} ...
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Loading index package with memoir

The standard makeidx package writes ind/idx in LaTeX's internal representation file. The index package writes in utf-8 and works fine with the book, article, report standard classes. But when trying ...
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glossaries vs hyperref conflict [closed]

I'm writing my thesis and I'm having some trouble with the package glossaries and some strange conflict with hyperref package. If I load hyperref before glossaries in order to have links I cannot ...
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Incompatibilities with and alternatives to nath

I just discovered the existence of nath to auto-size mathematical expressions. But I also read that it has many incompatibilities and it also doesn't seem to be maintained anymore (last update was ...
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Incompatibility of the ocg-p package with the ocgcolorlinks option of the hyperref package

When I use the option ocgcolorlinks of the hyperref package together with the package ocg-p (MiKTeX + pdflatex), it looks like the ocgcolorlinks option becomes not working anymore (independently of ...
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Conflict between expl3.sty and breqn [duplicate]

I've encountered some problems using the breqn-package. I've allready read most of the topics on this forum about breqn but didn't find a solution. When I use the breqn-package, the log-file produces ...
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soul package does not work with user-defined language shorthands

Using \caps from the soul package with user-defined language shorthands generates an error. However, it works fine with language shorthands defined by babel itself, e.g. by using ...
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Incompatibility between amsrefs and memoir?

I am having trouble trying to use amsrefs together with the memoir class. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} Some text. \end{document} LaTeX ...
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How to fix this amsmath warning about redefining \vec

I am using the pss(b) template, which starts with, \documentclass[pss]{wiley2sp} % provides pss two-column style \usepackage{amsmath} %\usepackage{bm} % uncomment these two packages if ...
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nath and biblatex incompatibility

I try to use nath and couldn't get it to work within my document. So I started to track down the error with a minimal and adding all packages that I use after and after. I saw that I can load every ...
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A problem with beamer, tikz and fonts

I am having a weird problem with beamer and tikz. The following MWE doesn't compile. Removing the \alert from the author line, or the \usepackage{tikz} or the math content in the frame is enough to ...
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Why do I need \newrefsegment when I already specify refsegment=section?

The following works well and shows exactly what I want. I am just wondering about this: Why do I have to use \newrefsegment, if I already specified refsegment=section? I expected everything to work ...
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What are best practices for package authors to deal with package conflicts?

One occasionally encountered problem with LaTeX is incompatibility between packages. What are best practices for package authors to deal with package conflicts? For example: What is the best way to ...
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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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Problems shrinking margins with fncychap and memoir class

Hullo all. I am typing/editing a doc using the memoir class and Bjornstrup fancy chapter headings. Whenever I try to adjust [shrink] the margins using the geometry package, 'odd' things happen: the ...
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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 ...