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Output is 0 pages

Whenever I add new packages using \usepackage, output shows as 0 Errors, 0 Warnings, 0 Bad boxes, 0 Pages. Hence pdf is not getting generated. In the settings of Miktex, i have selected on the fly ...
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Problem with impnattypo package

I'm using impnattypo package with nosingleletter option under TeXLive 2016. With no luck. I want to move last 'single letter' word to another line. Examples in one-letter word at the end of line ...
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Conditional “if a package is available”

I'd like to do something like the following (in pseudo-TeX) \ifpackageavailable{packagefoo} \usefoo \else \usefooreplacement \fi For example, I know that a template file I wrote is used by people ...
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Package installation issue - arabi

I am very new to Latex and I have a file I need to compile. When doing so I get the message: The required file tex\latex\arabi\bblopts.cfg is missing. It is a part of the following package: arabi". I ...
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Error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack size=10000]

Please do not mark this as duplicate question. I looked at previous posts and could not solve the problem. I have this line in my tex script: \includegraphics \includegraphics[width=\textwidth,...
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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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Getting Nomenclature To work

I know there are already several threads on this, but I've given everything a try, I was hoping to see if anyone had additional imput. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am trying to put this ...
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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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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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Which packages should I recommend to postgraduates in different academic disciplines?

I'm preparing a list of package recommendations for an intermediate workshop on LaTeX. I avoided providing such a list at the introductory workshop as the tendency is to then add packages without ...
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MikTex is unable to see a mapped drive for a local repository

I have 2 new instances of MikTex 2.9 on 2012 R2 and an older install on 2008 R2. My repository for all 3 is on a remote file server as these server cannot access the internet. On the old installation ...
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Windows, TeX Live and directory for personal packages

On Unix like system using TeX Live, the command kpsewhich --var-value=TEXMFLOCAL gives the path of the directory where to install homemade package. For example, on my Mac, I obtain the path /usr/local/...
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Unable to connect to repository in MiKTeX 2.9

In MiKTeX 2.9 Package manager, when I'm trying to synchronize it writes me a message: "The remote package repository is not online...", but I'know server is online (I can use FTP to download packages ...
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german.ldf not found

I use Texmaker and I used the assistant to start a new document. There I can choose some options, including a babel-package. I chose german, but when I compile the document, the compiler says "...
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Setting up BasicTex (Homebrew)

Just getting started with TeX and I think I'm missing something... I've installed BasicTex via Homebrew Cask (brew cask install basictex) which supposedly includes pdfTeX and a bunch of other tools (...
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Conflicting Packages with \begin{longtabu}? Why not breaking?

I am working on a very long document with countless formatting and package requirements. I am now all of a sudden having an issue with {longtabu} in a landscape environment. It is no longer breaking ...
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Inserting a Creative Commons Licence into a LaTeX document

I'd like to insert a CC license on a manuscript (a book or report). I've seen the page for downloading the CC icons, and also some questions asked in the forum CC logo and Generate CC information. ...
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Is there a way to use baskervald font and old style numbers for whole document?

Is there a way to use baskervald for text and old style numbers by default? I want to avoid customizing each number set. Also I want to have text with proper typography. I have a complete text of 138 ...
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authblk.sty not found on TexShop

I have the MacTex basic 2015 installed, and when I open a latex file using the command \usepackage{authblk}, TexShop says authblk.sty not found. I've also tried to change that command to \usepackage{...
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Partial compilation commands/environment?

In the interest of speeding up compilation times of large documents, I got interested in partial compilation. (I'm already aware of "pre-compiling" preamble format fmt files and intend to use that as ...
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Long Division of Polynomials in LyX

I look here for a way to show a long division of polynomials, and I read here about polynom.sty, but my question is if there is a way that I can write the whole division and not just give two ...
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Lyx: How to add option to package automatically load

I got the problem, that links in \url only break in LyX when there is a \ character in it. I found the solution to add \usepackage[hyphens]{url} to my preamble. But the problem is, LyX loads the ...
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Updating from an old enumitem package - Lubuntu

I've installed Texmaker on my netbook running LXLE (built on Lubuntu 12.04) and when I tried to compile a file I'd been working on with Texmaker on Windows, I get an error saying: Unknown option ...
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What is wrong with resizebox usage

Does anyone know why this is giving me errors? \begin{center} \resizebox{10cm}{7cm}{ \begin{tabular}{ | p{1cm} | p{1cm} | p{1cm} | p{1cm} |} \hline $n$ & $b(n)$ & $l(n)$ & $p(...
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How can i install Eukleides into my Texmaker on Mac?

I'm trying to install Eukleides, but nothing comes out of it. Unfortunately, I'm very new to TeX in general, but now I strongly need this package to build some geometric figures. I downloaded the ....
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Do I HAVE to re-install all self-installed packages when TeXLive/MacTeX update yearly?

Every year when TeXLive/MacTeX updated itself, I was in an agony because the dozens of self-installed packages had to be re-installed manually. Is there a simpler, automated way to do this? I use ...
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LaTex cannot find user installed packages

I just switched to a new laptop and am having trouble getting a few packages to work on the new machine. I installed Miktex 2.9 basic package and the style files I need to access are contained in the ...
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Coloredlettrine Error: Did any one have any luck using the coloredlettrine package?

http://tex.stackexchange.com/revisions/69271/1 ^Raphink created the coloredlettrine package (https://github.com/raphink/coloredlettrine). I have tried to compile it in XeLaTeX to no avail. I ...
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How to install TeX Live only with selected package before installation begins?

Because my computer uses 64GB SSD hard drive, I have very limited space. As you can see, my drive is almost full. Besides installing TeXLive, I also have to install Visual Studio addons, ...
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I cannot use a package although it is installed

I am using TeXstudio with MiKTeX 2.9 at a company's computer. When I want to use a package in the preamble like this: \usepackage{graphics} I get the following message in the 'Messages' window of ...
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I want to make notes. How can I make big document? [duplicate]

I am undergraduate mathematics student.I used latex I know all basic of latex. Right now I want to make my notes where I can collect my all Important Theorem,Lemma Definition on Latex. I want to make ...
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Automatic package install in linux?

In Windows, I run TexWorks, and when I include a package that I do not already have installed, it asks me if I want to install that package. In linux (Ubuntu), I have tried this in TexWorks, and ...
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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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Siamart0516 class and wrong hyperref driver

I'm using the siamart0516 document class and I keep getting errors like: Package hypdvips Error: Wrong hyperref driver `hxetex.def' selected! [ }] and LaTeX Error: Command \hc@orgtable already ...
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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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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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How to fix LaTeX Error: File `kantlipsum.sty' not found?

How to fix LaTeX Error: File `kantlipsum.sty' not found ?
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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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Gap between ket and bra by using the braket-package

I'm using the braket-package for using the braket notation. It works fine, but I've got some problems by using the package for writing a tensor product. There is always a big gap between the ket and ...
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Why does latex show that {unrecognized command } when I hover over this environment , \begin{IEEEeqnarray}{rCl}

To use this environment I have to load this package: \usepackage[retainorgcmds]{IEEEtrantools} I have the MiKTeX distribution and I didn't find this package in packages manager so I downloaded the ...
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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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LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae

If you have a TeX'ed resume, did you use a template or make your own? Are there any useful packages? What looks the most professional? How about special considerations for different areas of work (e.g....
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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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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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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!...