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How can I use \centerdot while defining type of bullet?

The problem: I get an undefined control sequence error when trying to define the bullet type of the second-level items. I'm using: \renewcommand{\labelitemii}{$\centerdot$} Notes: I've read in ...
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1answer
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XeLaTeX hang when using specific math symbols

I am using XeLaTeX in conjunction with amsmath and unicode-math for my reports. After a while, I ran into a weird problem in which compilation would just hang indefinitely. I found out the culprit was ...
5
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1answer
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standard \cup vs musixtex's \cup

I'm using the musixtex package and it contains a \cup command (command for a dotted note). Unfortunately, I need the usual \cup command (command for the union of sets). Now, LaTeX doesn't recognize ...
2
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359 views

Undefined control sequence \subsetneq

\documentclass[a4paper,oneside,titlepage,12pt]{article} \usepackage[cm-default,no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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1answer
681 views

Natural numbers symbol causes an error

My latex code is $(X_i)_{i \in \N}$ and I get this error: ! Undefined control sequence. of $(X_i)_{i \in \N Can anybody tell me why? I have included the amssymb package: \usepackage{amssymb}
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1answer
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Undefined control sequence \coloneqq

I'm trying to export a PDF of a LyX document (it has never caused a problem before). Below I have posted pictures of the error message along with the equation LyX highlighted for me. I don't know what ...
5
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2answers
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LaTeX wants a $ where there shouldn't be one

I have a variable name that I need to include mid-paragraph. The variable is called "oral_read_score". LaTeX seems to think that I meant the "r" and "s" to be subscripts, and gives an error unless I ...
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1answer
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My symbols are rendered as ff. Have I ran out of memory?

I have been trying to solve a 4x4 matrix and have done a hell a lot of writing. Now I am near the end and I am not getting the requested output out of the LaTeX compiler. When I write for example: ...
5
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1answer
207 views

How can I get to use the sideset command on unusual symbols without an error message

I would like to use the command, $\sideset{_\sigma}{_f}\times$ without an error message. This command renders the way I want it to, (a times with a left subscript of \sigma, and a right subscript of ...
2
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1answer
376 views

Issues with Greek letters, bolding, and font packages

I am trying to write an exam for multivariable calculus, with \usepackage{bookman,eulervm} and I am running into some very, very stange errors: When I try to use \mathbf{} on a Greek letter (e.g. ...
3
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1answer
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Package listings: Error “Undefined control sequence.” because of single-quote-symbol?

I'm using the package listings and came across a problem displaying an SQL statement within an java environment. This is the MWE. \documentclass[]{report} \usepackage{listings} ...
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\mathbb{Z} yields undefined control sequence error

I am using WinEdt 6 for compiling my TeX documents. I am getting an error with contains the line $\mathbb{Z}$ showing that it is undefined control sequence. How should I rectify it? Should I include ...
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1answer
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Any reason why \blacksquare and \box are causing errors?

I am using the amsmath package. I just want a black box at the end of a proof, right-justified. \blacksquare and \box both cause errors. Actually, I'd prefer a musical quarter note if that's ...
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Despite using backslash dollar sign, error persists

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{Kubuntu Setup} Don't forget your architecture is not i386, but x86_64. Better to use {\tt \$(uname -i)} instead of manually specifying ...
2
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1answer
816 views

svjour3 undefined control sequence

I am using svjour3 template to submit a paper. My problem is LaTeX faces these errors: Undefined control sequence \mathbb{} . Similarly Undefined control sequence \mathfrac{} .
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4answers
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Missing $ inserted

I am new to latex. I am trying to compile someone else's document. I have all the correct packages installed, but I get the following error: *Overfull \hbox <37.8394pt too wide> in paragraph ...