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Compilation probleme

Hi I am using TeXmaker and I got this error during compilation ! LaTeX Error: File ccmap.sty not found.
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How to fix LaTeX Error: File `kantlipsum.sty' not found?

How to fix LaTeX Error: File `kantlipsum.sty' not found ?
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Is it ok to load a package twice (as long as no extra options are given)?

In Loading package twice with \RequirePackage causes "option clash" and Loading a package more than once we see that a package can be loaded multiple times, as long as no options or no ...
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tlmgr unknown directive error with upstream Tex Live 2016

I have installed Tex Live 2016 following the instructions from the tex live quick install instruction for linux, running the install-tl installer. I am on Linux Mint 17.3. Trying to use tlmgr, I got ...
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Add \place using your computer location?

Is there a package that gives the \place using your computer location?
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The Bra-Ket Notation in LaTeX

I want to write the following symbol in LaTeX: I'm using the following (minimal) code: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{...
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Figcaps and special characters

I'm trying to use the figcaps package in an article to keep all figures at the end of the document. When I compile the following TeX code using pdflatex I get the following error message: ! Package ...
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How do I update minitoc

I'm desperatly trying to update my minitocs I added in the beginning of every chapter. To do so, I've tried compiling several times, and I've tried to delete my "\minitoc and my \dominitoc in my code. ...
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gnuplottex and ngerman

A while ago, I asked a question about always occurring errors from the gnuplottex package. /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/gnuplottex/gnuplottex.sty:79: Argument of " has an extra }. [...te\...
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Lost word in first page

I have a matter with an article, in the first page it appears caption, as word, alone. The rest of the pdf looks as I want. I have searched everywhere but I do not know where does it come from. I ...
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Anyone knows any “automatic” package to draw graphs of posets (the Hasse diagrams)?

anyone knows any "automatic" package to draw graphs of posets (the Hasse diagrams)? I know TikZ, but I wanted something faster (automatic). Thank you.
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Disabling automatic dissimilarity coding in texshade

The package texshade provides an environment to typeset nucleotide and aminoacid alignments. This otherwise great package has a default setting, which I would like to turn off: By default, texshade ...
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Cross-reference and tikzpicture conflict?

When I Include this diagram to my memoir document % Requires \usetikzlibrary{shadows,positioning,backgrounds} \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[x=11.8mm,y=8mm] % some colors \colorlet{even}{cyan!60!...
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expl3 2016 .dtx files to .sty

I have a very similar problem to this old one, closed for being too specific: File expl3.sty not found when trying to compile a *.tex file with XeLaTeX But I have read a few people having it with no ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX

I am using BibTex for referencing and when I added a new reference I got the following error message: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX., which seems to occur ...
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Packages for string diagrams

What TeX packages exist specifically for drawing string diagrams, e.g. like these: (or with similar styles)?
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todonotes error on TeX Live 2016

I just upgraded to Tex Live 2016 on a Mac and doing a pdflatex on any document that includes the todonotes package (whether actually used or not) now throws this error: (/usr/local/texlive/2016/texmf-...
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How can I change the build system of python.sty from Python2 to Python3?

I am using the python.sty package, downloaded here. I found the default build path is to use Python2.7: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{python} \begin{document} \begin{python}% import sys print (...
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Where is \noident defined? [closed]

As always, I have the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} %∑ \usepackage{hyperref} %clickable x-ref-s \usepackage{url} %\usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage[margin=...
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TeXlive 2016 error with literat (Literaturnaya) font

It is so strange that no questions on the whole website are dedicated to the Literaturnaya font (despite its frequent use in Russian documents 10 years ago or so), and only two questions reference it! ...
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Add footer info to a .sty or the .tex itself?

I can add footer information with the fancyhdr package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \lfoot{\copyright\hspace*{.1em}\the\year\hspace*{.1em}This ...
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Update preinstalled packages at ShareLaTeX

I am using ShareLaTeX who have already preinstalled many packages. Is it possible to manually update these packages to newer versions?
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I do have a c.sty file required for copernicus.cls where can I find it?

This is the output I got in TeXstudio: File `c.sty' not found. \usepackage co
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Package babel Error: Unknown language `french' still exists after installing texlive-lang-french

I use a latex template on sharelatex and it works fine. However, I encounter the following issue when building it on my laptop (Ubuntu + Texmarker), ! Package babel Error: Unknown language `french'. ...
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TexStudio in Mac OSX El Capitan Error: package not found

Why if I want to use eskd or eskdx packages does TeXStudio show me an error message: "not found eskd.sty"? I installed MacTeX and TeXStudio with default settings, and moved project from PC. But when ...
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Biblatex causing undefined control sequence error at \begin{document}

I've been having this problem for quite some time now but can't figure it out and it's driving me crazy. I'm new to latex and can't find any already answered question that can help me sort it out, so ...
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Configuring Texmaker for Tex Live

On my Ubuntu machine, I have just downloaded Texmaker and Tex Live. I now want to compile a Latex file which uses the tcolorbox package. From what I have read, this package should come with Tex Live (...
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Using TeX Live with Texmaker

On Ubuntu, I downloaded Texmaker (sudo apt-get install texmaker), but this did not come with the packages which I needed. So, I also downloaded TeX Live (sudo apt-get install texlive-full), which ...
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Installing TexMaker with all packages

I have installed TexMaker on Ubuntu (via Software Center), only to find that some of the packages, is to run sudo apt-get install texlive-full, which apparently comes with all the packages. However, I ...
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Issue with miktex installation - loading package database

I am trying to install miktex 2.9 with the Net installer. But the setup is stuck on "loading package database" The packages are in 'Miktex 2.9 local package repository' to be installed in the folder '...
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What should i include for enabling \smallfigscale [closed]

I am having a issue with width = \smallfigscale which used for \includegraphics. I think I have the package included, but not installed. What package do I need to install to make it run? example of ...
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Prevent Lyx from automatically including packages

Lyx question here, I think it applies to no particular version. When I include external graphics, Lyx automatically adds \usepackage{graphicx} to the beginning of the generated TEX file. However, ...
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A lot of files are installed but not found by TexnicCenter

I have a classic install of MikTex, with all basic packages, but a lot are not found. Some managed to be found via the "package installation" window at compilation, but xcolor.sty just doesn't want to ...
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Problem with the installation of libertinust1math package

I would like to use the Linux Libertine Font for my document; as suggested here I have inserted this 3 code lines in the preamble of the input file \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{libertinust1math}...
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Colorful undirected graphs in Tikz to demonstrate equivalence classes?

I would like to learn to create this kind of pictures as below with colored vertices in Tikz. The vertex sizes can be the same. This is a graph demonstration (CC BY-SA 3.0) for equivalence classes ...
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How to include any .sty file in circuit_macros?

My circuit_macros M4 code .PS #\usepackage{steinmetz} #include(steinmetz) #s_init(steinmetz) scale=25.4 source(up_,AC);llabel(,120\angle 50{^{\circ}},) .PE output And that I want image, That ...
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Encoding problem with accents and inputenc package

I have this problem, it seems i'm doing something wrong while writing letters with accents like "è", on that line the compiler says: package inputenc Error: unicode char \u8:èun not set up for use. ...
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Journal template flushing down logos

I have a journal template that does not compile exactly as the example template. The provided pdf looks like this: Compiling with pdflatex produces this: As you can see the logos and the ...
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tikz text width causes error

What am i doing wrong to have this error in my thesis report ? ./Chapter1.tex:666: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/width', to which you passed '12cm', and I am going to ignore it....
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Compatibility parnotes – csquotes: Some things typeset twice — Ways to solve it automatically

If you want to quote a text with footnotes, and want to place/position the notes just after the quotation paragraph : — It works perfectly with \enquote, \textquote… — It doesn't work well with \...
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vim-latex suite doesn't expand packages

Recently I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 (after having too many problems with 16.04) and everything else I need. I used Vim-latex to write, compile and view tex documents, and it was so easy to press F5 ...
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Show in draft mode, hide in final mode

I am writing a paper which has some parts which I want to hide in the final pdf output but displayed in draft pdf output (that is when I am working on the paper). So I need an environment which is ...
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Include a package in one chapter only

I have this package that removes the header from the pages \fancypagestyle{noheadrule}{ \fancyhf{} \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0pt} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} } \pagestyle{...
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Writing inverse Greek letters

Is there any package that allows to write inverse Greek letters? Kind like nabla is inverted delta, but with all of the letters.
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How to tell latex to write as the text in texmaker?

I intend to attach my C code in my report. However, the code has a lot of special characters that create an error in compilation {, # and so on. Any package to circumvent this issue. For example: \...
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leadsheets and realbookchords

I'm looking for a way, to write my leadsheets and found two .sty from you. Both look very cool, but there are also two questions. First the leadsheets: How can I change the fontsize? If I'm writing e....
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What is a template?

Regarding LaTeX I understand terms such as class, package, and so on but I don't understand the meaning of template as used by many questioners. Is it what is traditionally called a package or class ...
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In the youngtab package, how can I achieve a skew hook tableau, without the content?

I have \usepackage[enableskew]{youngtab} in my preamble. And I can write something like \young(abcd,:cd,:c) which gives the output The problem is that I need to create a version of that in which the ...
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Is there any way for LaTeX to provide a file context for better log messages?

UPDATE: In hindsight, I realize that this question is really, "Is there any way for LaTeX to keep the file context and warning/error message on the same line?" This would be fore the purpose of ...
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bad mathchar (32768) error message in my regression table made with estatb in stata

I have imported a regression table made with esttab in stata in my LaTeX document using the packages booktabs and threeparttablex. To do so I follow the steps indicated in the post Regression tables ...