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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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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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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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How to use tkz-graph and tikz-qtree without conflict?

It seems that the tikz-qtree and tkz-graph packages both define (or redefine) the \edge macro... I'd like to use both, but it doesn't seem possible: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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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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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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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Incompatibility between verbatim and tabu? (Danger of using \scantokens in a package)

With the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{tabu} \makeatletter \renewcommand\verbatim@processline {% \begin{tabu}to\textwidth{|l|X[-1,l]|} ...
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algorithmicx + babel + Hebrew incompatibility

When trying to create any document with babel and algorithmicx, e.g.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[hebrew,english]{babel} \usepackage{algorithmicx} \begin{document} Hello, world. ...
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setspace and quoting environment result in superfluous empty line

I was trying to set up the quoting environment by the package of the same name, which included single line spacing for block quotes as opposed to one and a half line spacing for normal text. The ...
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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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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, ...
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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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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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Cleveref and breqn packages don't play nice together

I have been using the breqn and cleveref packages independently, and I think they are both excellent packages; but recently I have tried using them together, but it appears that cleveref cannot ...
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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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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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Incompatibilities between KOMA-Script and titlesec

This is a complementary question to About memoir and titlesec incompatibility. The titlesec manual states (p. 2) that the package [...] works with the standard classes and with many others, ...
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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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memoir class with subcaption and hyperref packages

This is similar to this question about using subfigures in memoir class and this one about using subfigure memoir and hyperref together Is it possible to use memoir class with sucaption package? I ...
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How can I update the array package? Warning from tabu

I am trying to use the tabu package, but it returns a warning which does not seem like a good sign. Does anyone know how to resolve the following issue? LaTeX Warning: You have requested, on input ...
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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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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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xelatex and pgfpages compatibility

I've just switched from pdflatex to xelatex for my lectures to take advantage of the unicode-math package so that I can change the colours of all my mathematics. When compiling the "handout" version ...
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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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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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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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About memoir and titlesec incompatibility

In page 2 of the titlesec documentation, Javier Bezos writes titlesec works with the standard classes and with many others, including the AMS ones, and it runs smoothly with hyperref. ...
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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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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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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: ...
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Incompatibility between 'flushend' and 'lineno' packages!

I have observed when using flushend package to balance the references at the last page, if at the same time the package linenois loaded, the last page of reference will not be displayed. I have ...
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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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brace in cases environment being displayed incorrectly because of package yhmath

Could someone please explain why I get this when using a cases environment? The code behind this is $$ \underbrace{\mathrm{u}(\tau )}_{\substack{=1\\ \text{για}\ \tau >0}} ...
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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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Problem using thmtools, hyperref and showkeys all together

When I use \eqref (from amsmath) in the optional argument to the proof environment (from amsthm) and the three packages thmtools, hyperref, and showkeys are loaded, TeX runs into an infinite loop. ...