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comment Installation of TeX Live 2015 hangs at “package-specific postactions”
@GideonEbelebe sorry I do not understand your messages at all, I hope you find latex useful, but it's just not possible to answer such general questions but where did you find techexplorer that is positively ancient technology why did you install that now???? I honestly can not guess what you mean by "result through IE" internet explorer should not be involved at all (unless you mean you are using techexplorer, but that is not tex)
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comment Two tables (not hard-coded) side-by-side in LaTeX that will page break
sorry but I can't help with the knit/R issues, (and they are probably off topic for this site)
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comment Installation of TeX Live 2015 hangs at “package-specific postactions”
@JosephWright yes but then for an absolute beginner I'd advise start with something freely available or notepad or anything, I'd only pay once I knew that I definitely wanted to use tex.
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comment Installation of TeX Live 2015 hangs at “package-specific postactions”
@GideonEbelebe Your comment is very hard to understand. As a beginner avoid DVI (very few people use that, although it was the original output format of tex) (I do not understand your comment about internet explorer which is completely unrelated to tex) use pdflatex command on your latex files and you will get PDF output which you can view in acrobat or any other pdf viewer. latex files are just plain text so you can use any text editor that you like. Almost all tex related software is free so you should not be worrying about "grace periods" certainly start with the free software.
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comment Two tables (not hard-coded) side-by-side in LaTeX that will page break
you can't have two longtables side by side just as you can not have two paragraphs side by side if they are both part of the main page flow. Just have a single longtable (or supertab) and allow column and line breaking in two column mode. see tex.stackexchange.com/questions/45980/…
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comment Picture goes to a new page when inserted
Note that the only purpose of the figure environment is to allow latex to move the figure. (otherwise you could just use \includegraphics) but it is impossible to say why it is moving it in this particular case unless you complete the example so it can be reproduced.
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comment Picture goes to a new page when inserted
If you want people to see your problem, replace \includegraphics by \rule{2cm}{1cm} which will make a black rectangle, make it whatever size shows the problem.
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comment Textbf Not working
@UlrikeFischer ah I didn't read the top of the log file, just jumped to the font substitution warnings. You answer, I'll vote for you:-)
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comment Textbf Not working
It means the font is not available. However the standard ot1qtm.fd file does declare a bold font, so something odd. Make a small; complete example that you can add to ypur question that does not require linking to external files.
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comment Textbf Not working
The log makes this quite clear: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/qtm/b/n' undefined (Font) using `OT1/qtm/m/n' instead on input line 87. so your qtm family is not available in bold.
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answered Why does “fi” render to 㐌 when I compile my Latex to SVG using dvisvgm?
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comment LaTex capacity exceeded - pdf latex
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is a local error of stray % causing unbounded memory use.
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comment LaTex capacity exceeded - pdf latex
as I say you can increase the limit, if that works, it works. If it uses up any space you give, then you are probably looping, so then just classic search technique of trying to remove half your document at a time repeating the binary chop until you locate the error.
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comment Verbatim Frame Incompatibility
you need [fragile] option on the frame
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comment LaTex capacity exceeded - pdf latex
you can increase that in texmf.cnf (or use luatex which uses dynamic memory allocation) but it's an awful lot, are you sure you haven't got a loop somewhere
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answered Question about bolding math and text simultaneously
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comment \includegraphics command is “an undefined control sequence”?
@juanuni you might want to delete your comments about the figure option which are just confusing and clearly not relevant here.
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comment printf-style number formatting in LaTeX
you need % not \% at the lua side, so \directlua{tex.print(string.format("\@percentchar0.3f", 10.1234567))}
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comment Changing the font size of rotatebox
\large test text ? The font size is totally unrelated to the rotation.