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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Subcaption compatibility with ACM document class

I'm currently working on a paper for an ACM conference and they require me to use the sigplanconf.cls I want to use subcaption, but if I add \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} then I get ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Option clash for package xcolor

Im doing a report, and having a rather large table in my appendix. And want to emphasize some specific values by coloring some single cells. I'm trying to do it with xcolor. But receiving the error: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...