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I have a settings.tex file that looks like this:

\documentclass{letterpaper, 12pt, amsart}
\usepackage{ifthen}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{amsthm}
\usepackage{tikz}

And I file test.tex that looks like:

\input{settings.tex}
\begin{document}
hi
\end{document}

When I run pdflatex test.tex I get an error saying I am missing \begin{document}. What gives?

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    Your documentclass is the problem. letterpaper and 12pt are optional arguments and should go in [], so you need \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{amsart} – Henk Metselaar May 10 '19 at 2:27
  • Thanks, godbless. – mtheorylord May 10 '19 at 2:34
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    @HenkMetselaar Could you put your comment as an answer? This indeed seems to be the solution to the problem! – Herthog May 10 '19 at 9:40
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Your documentclass is the problem. letterpaper and 12pt are optional arguments and should go in [], so you need \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{amsart}

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