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PDFLaTeX Undefined control sequence documentclass ^^@

I've just started playing with texmaker today and I can't get a .tex file to compile, even for a simple helloworld file. Upon running the pdflatex command, I get a log file where the first error is: ...
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How to generate these “subframes” in tex?

Below is a picture in a double-column paper. Essentially I want to generate a picture like this, putting my four figures into it. So here is my quick question, how to generate the "frame" structures ...
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Some non-english alphabets are missing after compilation

There are some non-English alphabets in my document, and these alphabets displays well in my Emacs (Ubuntu). But after i compiled using pdflatex, these alphabets are missing. I tried in the Window, ...
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Latex in R getting error after putting code

I am getting this error in R ...after putting code for latex document Undefined control sequence Overfull\hbox(7.71355pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 16--16 Code is below ...
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LaTex to unicode conversion

Wikipedia page equation is in Latex format. How can i convert this latex format to unicode for the whole page? Please suggest me .
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PDFLatex related question

We are also using PDFLatex for generating the PDF files. My question here is, one of my customer requesting the Graphics DPI as mentioned below For Grayscale - Maixmum DPI is 300 and Minimum DPI is ...
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How to automate typeset proceess? [duplicate]

I am currently using Texworks + Linux. To compile the PDF I hit pdflatex + bibtex + pdflatex + pdflatex. Is there a way so that I create a new typeset that does that in one click? Found the easy ...
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Scaling Computer Modern width using Metafont [duplicate]

I am looking for a broader, fatter Computer Modern and I already found out that the only way to do this correctly is to use MetaFont to create a different version of Computer Modern. The idea is now ...
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Locally disabling en and em dash ligatures

A programming tool that I use (coqdoc) generates LaTeX documentation from my source code. Parts of the manual include pretty-printed code listings and math proofs. These listings and proofs are ...
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Which common LaTeX Fonts come prepackaged with specific settings for Microtype?

For anyone interested in achieving the very best microtypography: Some fonts apparently come with microtype specific settings, other fonts don't, in which case microtype applies "Default" settings ...
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how to protect pdf geneated from pdflatex and xelatex [duplicate]

I've a .tex file. Most of the times, we use pdflatex to convert .tex to required .pdf. Some times, we use xelatex to convert .tex to required .pdf These pdfs are editable using various tools; is ...
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Minted not working

I'm trying to use the minted package on Windows 8. I installed python and Pygment, added C:\Python34 and C:\Python34\Scripts on my path. When I try to compile the following latex code: ...
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Is this the best way to put unicode in a non-UTF-8 source?

I want to put the following phrase into a book. Khabarovsk (Russian: Хабаровск) is located 30 kilometers (19 mi) from the Chinese border. The source is NOT UTF-8 and I don't have the option to ...
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What can I do to align svmono's gray box to be aligned properly?

I am using the document class svmono.cls, version v5.5 of 2009/12/17, to write a book. I am having problems getting the svgraybox environment to produce gray boxes whose edges are aligned to the edges ...
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Bad image size on only some images when using bb argument of \includegraphics?

I've had a snippet of code, that I've used (apparently) with tex4ht (which compiles with latex) to obtain an html document - and as far as I can remember (was some time ago) it worked without a ...
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How to change the behavior of pdflatex regarding the creation of auxiliary files (*.aux, *.out, *.log)? [duplicate]

When I run pdflatex on a tex file foo.tex it creates the following files foo.aux foo.log foo.out foo.pdf and it always bothers me that the *.aux, *.out and *.log files mess up my directories. ...
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Missing \begin{document} error on using pdfpages package with pdflatex

Here is my .tex document and i am compiling to pdf format using pdflatex a.tex. It throws an error, ! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document} and after i give R to continue, it gives a lot of errors ...
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why all the bibliography files are not showing in the pdf?

I have 10 references and im using TeXmaker but only 6 are showing after compiling it.Here is my tex file \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{url} ...
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How to make a chapter heading like this in latex [duplicate]

How can I make a chapter heading like this in latex?
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Configure forward and inverse search with Notpad++ and SumatraPDF

Here is a way to Use Notepad++ with MiKTeX on Windows. Using Notepad++ with MiKTeX on Windows I am wondering how to enable forward and inverse search in Notpad++ using SumatraPDF. Should I insert ...
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minipage inside long table gives extra new line

I defined a new environments to add top and bottom padding to a minipage and to be used inside a lone table cell (I have used \linewidth to specify the width of the minipage in the new environment). ...
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Change engine for “latex” command on terminal

First of all I'm working with ePiX For those who have never heard about, epix uses Latex. To compile, ePiX runs latex command on terminal. I'm always getting a message saying I've got memory limit. ...
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How to ignore undefined references (e.g. when temporarily commenting out whole chapters)?

I'm working on a fairly large document, and compilation times are somewhat annoying. My general workflow is to use: latexmk in continuous mode to compile the document (pdflatex), and rubber-info on ...
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hyphenation for language ngerman doesn't work in TeXnicCenter/MiKTeX

Hello everyone! I have a problem writing my master's thesis and I hope someone can help. I am using TeXnicCenter 2.02 in combination with MiKTeX 2.9.4248. The Header of my document looks like this: ...
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How should I display a png file using pdftex

I has been over 10 years since I needed to display graphics using TeX. Previously I would use: \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} and later something like \includegraphics{Fig_02.png} \hfil Now, ...
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Making the width of a text section wider

I am writing my thesis is latex. My abstract section is almost exactly 2 pages long, but the final word falls on a thirds page. What would be the best way to make it all fit on 2 pages? I thought ...
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microtype: Customizing protrusion for ellipsis and multiplication symbols

I can’t bring microtype to set protrusion for the \times symbol as well as the … ellipsis symbol). I used the "XXXX ={} notation to refer to these symbols (with XXXX being the UTF-8 code), as ...
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Keeping section headers and rotated images on the same page

I have a similar problem like the one here: Problems with landscape mode and Title on the same page Unfortunately, I'm trying to include images, which doesn't seem to work this way. I've tried the ...
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Fancy header trouble when used with titletoc

In a very big and complex document using the book class (so I can't reporduce easily a MWE, sorry), I want to use the fancyhdr package to display chapter name and number on the top left of even pages ...
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what's probably the error?

Can anyone help me with latex.. This is my main report I was entering reference for report and its giving me error in bibliography \documentclass[fleqn,12pt]{report} \bibliographystyle{ieeetran} ...
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Workaround for too many pages when using preview with pgf or tikz

The following document produces a PDF with two pages, while only one is called for: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfcore} \usepackage[active]{preview} \begin{document} Text ...
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pdfpages / pdfbook for odd sizes paper

I have a book typeset with pages of 105mm x 180mm This needs to made into a booklet, in signatures, such that it prints on A4 portrait paper, with the original book pages side by side. (i.e. 105mm + ...
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How to give space after abstract section in elsevier format

Hi i have latex code in the following way after i run my abstract get overlap with introduction section. I want some space after abstract anybody please help. ...
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Error using beamer package

I'm trying to make a presentation with the beamer package, and my code was working fine yesterday. However today I'm getting a strange error. Below is my LaTeX code, which was working with TeXstudio, ...
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Latex text goes out of bottom margine and get clipped

Following is the code that gives the wired result. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt, oneside]{book} %enable linespacing commands% \usepackage{setspace} %set onehalf line spacing \onehalfspacing ...
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Insert text in-between rows in a table

I'm trying to achieve the following effect: +------------+---------+ | Col1 Col2 | | +------------+---------+ | Value 1 | Value 2 | | Value 3 | Value 4 | Text goes here... | Value 5 ...
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Lyx wrong numbering in figure and subfigure

the latex source is as follows: \begin{figure}[h] \begin{centering} \protect\caption{Accuracies comparision of different methods \label{fig:comparision}} \par\end{centering} ...
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Latex longtabu problem at page break

I am using longtabu for a table in a latex document. It gives a wired result at page break. Notice that the 'continue' part of the table is stuck in the page before the break. Page 14 shown in the ...
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How to get correct PDF metadata?

I am having trouble getting the PDF metadata to be created. I tried using the code below but the metadata is not created. \documentclass[15pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{url} ...
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Haskell minted environement - problems with brackets

After doing some research on the interweb - I finally made the switch to minted. As I need to document Haskell with Latex, I created the following listing according to examples found on this page. ...
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Show error message when using batchmode

Consider the following MWE (in a foo.tex file): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] \begin{document} \section{Foo} \begin{theorem*} Undefined star ...
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Get undefined proof variable with amsthm defined

I can't get over this problem. I have \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{mitthesis} \usepackage{lgrind} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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how can I create a chapter heading like this?

Hi I want to format my chapter of my thesis as shown in the figure. How can I do it? Can you suggest me some fancy latex templates for a phd thesis?
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Undefined error when trying to include .eps

\documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{epstopdf} \begin{document} \includegraphics*[50pt,500pt][400pt,750pt]{figs/ch3/pda_anbn.eps} \end{document} Error says the \includegraphics ...
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Typesetting a context-free grammar [duplicate]

Is there a latex package that can be used to produce a language grammar similar to the following figure? If yes, which package?
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Wrap text around with newenvironment

I am trying to create a new environment with a background color. The issue is that I want text to be wrapped around it but I can't do it. The minimum working example is as follows ...
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What's the odt file and why its content wasn't updated when using lettre package

I have a letter document that I have written on 23/12/2013. Today I have copied the directory that contains the tex file along all the other files generated after compilation. I have changed the tex ...
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Why might SetMathAlphabet{\mathit} not change the alphabet?

I'm trying to change the math alphabet. The following MWE compiles with neither error nor warning in my latex installation, but the math font is not actually changed. The math alphabet remains the ...
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Shell Escape in Miktex 2.9 for CSVsimple

I am quite new to LateX and I have been trying for the past few days to do a Shell escape in Miktex 2.9/ TeXworks in my pdflatex+Makeindex+bibtex typesetter so that I could be able to use the ...
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Do pdfTeX, XeTeX and LuaTeX share any code with Knuth's original TeX? [closed]

The title contains the entire question. The engines are different, but do they still share some code with Knuth's TeX, or are they "remakes" from scratch?