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No PDF file found

I am using TeXStudio and MikTex 2.9 (Windows 10). My file was working properly until today and I did not change anything. I've already tried renaming the file and change permissions (allow all ...
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Builder (#2) for pdf output format has an invalid configuration:

I am using eclipse cppMars, and I have installed texlipse. But I am getting error when I want to see the output: Builder (#2) for pdf output format has an invalid configuration: How can I solve this ...
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Will I miss something if I start using ConTeXt instead of pdfLaTeX/XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX+ TikZ?

I am fairly used to TikZ/pdfLaTeX. Only recently I have started using ConTeXt. I like context because of consistency of style in macros. TikZ support is also available in ConTeXt. I stand to gain from ...
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how to use figures in a right way in IEEE conference [duplicate]

I have a problem in latex and I have searched to solve it but I have got no solution for my problem which is as follows: when I put figures it does not appear in the right place, it often appears in ...
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Performance difference between different graphics formats in pdflatex

I have a very complex document with many pictures (jpg, png and pdf). In trying to improve compiling performance I tried to convert all pictures to jpg, then all pictures to png and then to pdf (with ...
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My document cannot draw angles

I have the following document which is just a figure and works as a standalone. When I copy the code and insert it in a larger document I get the following error: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. ...
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Figure and caption are not working together

I have trouble with figure in latex. I would like to put the caption at the bottom of figure. But result is always like that. Here is my code: \begin{figure}[t] \centering ...
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How to make pdflatex in (MikTeX) write only the error messages to the log file

I've MikTeX installation on my Windows 8.1. When I generate a PDF from a tex file using pdflatex command it generates lots of content in the corresponding log file from which it's hard to read errors ...
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Cyrillic monospaced fonts problem in beamer

Note: Please scroll down and see the UPD 2, which clarifies the problem. I need to use \texttt (or even \verbatim) in my presentation. Unfortunately, it looks like it doesn’t work with beamer at all. ...
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TexStudio Autosave Recovery Question

So I was using Texstudio to write an article and the computer just froze. I had to restart the computer, my 2 hour work was gone. I was stupid enough to not save it at all... Does anyone know if ...
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How to make groups of texts aligned in colums with unerline?

I want to make texts aligned in colums with unerlines as the above. What code should I use to make it? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} %what should I add? \end{document}
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Unknown option `x-1a1' for package `pdfx' error

I am trying to use pdfx package to generate PDF/X-1a:2001. According to its specification: The package can be loaded with the command: \usepackage[<option>]{pdfx} and x-1a: ...
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pdftooltip from pdfcomment package: Using LaTeX code in tooltip

I work as a Physics teacher and I am writing a "Problem-Solution-Book" with hyperlinks from problems to solutions and backreferencing -- all of it works pretty good. Now I wanted to introduce ...
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Package keyval Error: resolution undefined

when I tried to add resolution to my .eps file, I got an error like that "Package keyval Error: resolution undefined". Could anyone please help me to fix this problem? Thank in advance! ...
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How to add Hindi/Devnagari font in the document using sharelatex?

I am facing problem to embed Hindi font in my document. when I am using this http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/BIRP0Hot it works fine , but when I use http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/zdHxUMEb, it shows error. ...
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Run pdflatex.exe from LuaLaTeX document

My document-combiner combine pdf-files via package pdfpages using command \includepdf. But before including, a source tex compiling by pdflatex.exe to produce the pdf. But now I have a little ...
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“Goto Source” opens pgflibraryfadings.code.tex

Edit: Seems to be a problem with SyncTeX, as TeXworks reacts the same. Edit2: same problem with texlive in Win7. I have a similiar problem as described in TeXstudio Bugreport 1225 but with ...
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Footnoterule not working with mathdesign font

So I've been using pdfTeX, article documentclass. This is my footnote (apparently, it should stretch to the whole page in width): \renewcommand\footnoterule{\hrule width \textwidth\vspace*{0.3cm}} ...
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Frequently loaded packages: Differences between pdfLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

I'm in the process of switching my LaTeX document from pdflatex to lualatex. Similar to Frequently loaded packages: Differences between pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX I would like to know, what are typical ...
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Xy model without arrows in Metathesis file

First of all, I'm sorry if the question is bad, but I'm desesperate. I'm using the metathesis file that is in this link. The problem is that I entered in the thesis.tex file, and edited it, adding ...
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Using ConTeXts cow font with pdfTeX

So I have really become intrigued with the Cow font of context, however I really wish I would be able to use this with latex. I found a place, where it listed the steps on what to do, but it was ...
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Hyperref warning - Token not allowed in a PDF string

When compiling a beamer presentation and using the following \author command \author{Name \\ \texttt{my.email@domain.com}} I get the following hyperref warning in my logfile Package hyperref ...
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I don't succeed while i'm compiling a simple .tex with .bib

I have just two simple files one called "test.tex" and other called "references.bib" they are in the same directory. When I first use the command: pdflatex test.tex i receive this message: This is ...
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PDF inclusion error when using \input or \include

I have set up a LaTeX file for a book-type document with the following preamble: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} ...
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Latex to pdf is not working [duplicate]

I created a simple tex file: sample1.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} I used command: pdftex sample1.tex log file is: This is pdfTeXk, Version ...
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Open Data from Pdf-File with default Application

I have a rather big picture which I want to include into my LaTex document and respectively in the obtained pdf-File. Since the picture does only fit properly if I scale it to illegibility, I wonder ...
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Pagebreak problem with longtable and huge cells [duplicate]

I have a huge table which needs to be split among multiple pages. I tried to apply some solutions I found in various posts on t.SE but I cannot get it work properly. Unfortunately I had to remove 2 ...
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miktex-makepk: PK font Alegreya-Regular-lf-t1--base could not be created

I just want to use Alegreya font with pdflatex. i had a question about an error before and got an answer. But it gives another error now. what should i do. error message: miktex-makepk: PK font ...
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When is a bold font not bold? (Table of Contents)

I am using an external program which can generate an index from a pdf document based on words which display in bold. When I create my document in LaTeX, the article headings and ToC contain words in ...
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My document stops working when i put a second circuit in the document

I was wondering if one of you could help me with this terrible problem. I was putting my document together when all of a sudden Miktex, via TeXmaker, showed error: "can't write on pdf file" I tried ...
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Where to download pdflatex.exe?

I ran a Google search but nothing too clear showed up. I'm looking for a Windows 7 compatible version of pdflatex.exe to help me in typesetting some math I have in an Illustrator project. I heard ...
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MiKTeX graphicx package gives error

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 and as soon as I add \usepackage{graphicx}, I get errors and can't compile. Sorry, but pdflatex did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to ...
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Why does biber increase compilation time of pdflatex runs dramatically (factor 2.8!!)?

Since I am using biber, the compilation time for my document has increased dramatically. It's a dissertation with <300 pages and a full latexmk compilation suddenly needed 26 minutes which is not ...
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What is the font used by Nature magazine? How can we get the same or similar text font and math font in LaTex? [duplicate]

For example, in this paper: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7587/pdf/nature16961.pdf How can we get the same or similar text font and math font in LaTex?
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Arsclassica (pdflatex-dependent) and unicode symbols

I know that to use unicode symbols, I need unicode-math and that requires XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX. I have previously set up my own package (mostly macros) that uses unicode-math and runs on LuaLaTeX. ...
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Make left quote printed out as it is typed

I want to make the left quote, ` printed out with pdflatex exactly like the one above (it is also displayed like that when I typed on my Mac). I tried with following ones: ...
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Change page, section, figure, etc identifier avoiding duplicates

Imagine that you want to build a report composed by several papers. Before each paper the titlepage should be displayed. Also, the page number, section number, figure number, etc shall always be reset ...
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Dynamic Renaming LaTeX output

Is it possible to code into the .tex file a method for specifying its name. E.g. if I wanted it to be named based on the date, would it be possible to dynamically name as such: ...
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Need to restart TeXShop to use XeLaTeX

I have a document that must be compiled using XeLaTeX. If I open TeXshop and compile this file first, everything is fine and it works. However, if I open a different file that is normally compiled ...
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Inserting a \textdegree symbol in tikzpicture path decoration text

I'm displaying text along an arc in tikz and I want that text to contain the degree symbol (celcius). However, pdflatex seems to hang on my code. I've reduced my problem to a MWE and it reproduces. ...
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Why does the non-pdf latex engine behave differently from pdflatex?

In the question Enumerate after \label an admirable answer addresses the problem of how to label and link the theorem number when the theorem begins with an enumerated list, and while doing so, how to ...
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How To Centralise Multicolumn with Specific Column Width

Is there a way to force a multicolumn with column width specifiers to centre the context? For example, if I specify a new column type with a specific width, my column can still be centralised. ...
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aaai.sty problem with 'Abstract' section

The AAAI LaTeX style file 'aaai.sty' defines the abstract section as follows: \renewenvironment{abstract}{\centerline{\bf Abstract}\vspace{0.5ex}\begin{quote}\small}{\par\end{quote}\vskip 1ex} ...
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How to include a pandas boxplot in my document?

Usually, I include matplotlib plots in my tex document like that: I use matplotlib to plot and save the figure as vector graphic (svg) import matplotlib.pyplot as plt plt.figure(figsize=(15, 8)) ...
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Table of Contents navigation sidebar in non-beamer document classes

I am trying to create a sidebar like the one present in beamer documents, which lists the Table of Contents information for easy document navigation. Even better if it can automatically show only the ...
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How to write the following matrix requiring both case and block array environment?

I am trying to write the attached equation using block array environment. I am suppose to use both the case and block array environment for achieving the desire output. However, I have completed ...
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How to keep page break points when publishing the same content with two different styles?

I would like to publish two or more versions of the same document. The content is the same, the style is different and the page breaks should be the same too, so that I can refer to the same page ...
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Formatting of Tables in Latex, using multirow and multicolumn together

When I used this piece down, I got. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[inner=0.75in,outer=0.65in,top=0.75in,bottom=0.75in]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{url} ...
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Fatal error while running pdflatex on Fedora 20

I recently installed texlive-scheme-full on Fedora 20. When I run pdflatex on some a thesis report, I got the following error message: <to be read again> \rhm@arabic \addlanguage ...
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Cell color with horizontal rule in tabular environment

I am trying to draw the following figure in latex: However, some of my horizontal lines appear to be blurred by the cellcolor and some vertical lines don't show up at all. Anyone knows a way to get ...