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Bugs in TeX related programs

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Which fixes from mathtools were merged to the AMS packages already?

mathtools aims to fix bugs and problems with the AMS package set. Quote from the AMS site http://www.ams.org/publications/authors/tex/amslatex: In 2016, LuaTeX version 1 was released, and ...
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\AtEndOfEveryFile is executed in \begin{itemize}

I was quite surprised that the \AtEndOfEveryFile hook defined by the filehook package is executed in \begin{itemize}. Is this behaviour intended? If not, how and where do I file a bug report? \...
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Gmail built in pdf viewer omits last symbol in an url, any idea why? [closed]

Using amsrefs, I want to refer to an answer on mathoverflow. That site has automated amsrefs entry creation option. When I use it, everything goes fine, and the pdf file contains correct link. However ...
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Wrong position of arrows in Tikz with pgfplots version 1.3

I use the following code to draw an arrow in Tikz with \pgfplotsset{compat = 1.3}: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat = 1.3} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}...
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Can't use “if” in tikzmath - undefined control sequence “ifpgfmathfloatparseactive”

MWE (copied from TikZ manual): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{math} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzmath{ int \x; for \k in {0,10,...,350}{ if \k&...
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'Dimension too large' error when \setmathfont has the option Scale=MatchLowercase

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Georgia} \setmathfont[Scale=MatchLowercase]{Cambria Math} \begin{document} n $n \sqrt[n]{n}$ \end{document} The above code when typeset ...
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LaTeX3 Error in MOdiagram package

I try to compile empty document with MOdiagram package (38448 (0.2g)) and get an LaTeX3 error ! LaTeX3 Error: Variant form 'cNc' deprecated for base form (LaTeX3) '\dim_compare:nNnTF'. One ...
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TeXmaker crashes when typing a left curly brace

Whenever I type a left curly brace in my LaTeX document, the editor crashes. It crashes when copy-pasting the curly brace, too. This happens on two different computers, with just one file. I've tried ...
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Getting errors using Acro for abbreviations and acronyms: Undefined Control Sequence in acro.sty

I've been trying to use acro for abbreviating terms in a report. It mostly works but each compile requires intervention to complete and does something to my first page, leaves an =1 and a page break. ...
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Why Does fancyvrb Turn Comments into Non-comments?

When I execute the following code, I get a nice .pdf as a Result: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \begin{document} \begin{Verbatim} sdfsdfs \end{Verbatim} \end{document} Below is the ...
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Gibberish string prepended to deleted text in the PDF obtained by compiling 'diff' file generated by latexdiff

I am using latexdiff for marking up corrections requested by the examiners to my PhD thesis. I have a strange issue with this. Upon compiling the diff.tex file, I get a specific string 4.0pt=-.55ex ...
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Incompatibility between babel-french and tasks

There seems to be an incompatibility between these two packages. Look at these two MWE: The right one \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} %\usepackage[french]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Second line of paragraphs indented in source, TeXShop 4.12 OSX

After updating to the latest version of TeXShop, every paragraph in my source displays with the second and subsequent lines indented. This is true for new and old documents. How do I disable this ...
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Missing line (its vertical skip) after \multirow command

I am creating a table that will use \multirow (and \multicolumn) command(s). Before compilation, I can imagine what I expect and it is this: So, my code look like this: \documentclass{article} \...
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Text on one page is different color than other pages

I'm writing an article and as I was editing it I noticed that sometime within the last half hour the text on one of the pages had turned blue. I wasn't doing anything other than adding/removing text, ...
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bug in frankenstein?

I cannot get includedocskip in the newclude package to work. As far as I can tell, it requires the allocate option, but this option loads allocate.sto, which uses an InitWheel command that has not ...
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Question Mark Boxes (⍰) in LyX menus

I am running LyX 2.3.1 on OS X 10.13.6 with the latest MacTex distribution. I've also updated the installed packages with TeX Live Manager recently. Question mark boxes appear next to some menu items ...
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Package xcolor Error: “Undefined colors when master (classicthesis 3.1) has PDF included” even though the PDF has been deleted from the document

I think this is a bug I've stumbled upon and it's driving me up the wall. Referring to this question, I've got the same setup: Package xcolor Error: Undefined colors “Maroon”/“Royal Blue” when master ...
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Shell command error when compiling with LuaLaTeX shell-escape in Fedora 28 [closed]

When compiling this minimal TeX file with lualatex --shell-escape test.tex I get an initial shell error (that is output to stderr), sh: all: command not found (check in the 7th line). The error doesn'...
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Bug with curly braces and \fontsize? [duplicate]

I've noticed that the second argument of \fontsize appears to get ignored sometimes when wrapped in curly braces. Instead, the text appears to be set with minimal leading. Example 1: \fontsize{18}{...
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Why does TeXstudio crash after the second compilation of this file? [closed]

I'm working on the following file, whose main structure is borrowed from the @Tom Bombadil's answer. \documentclass[12pt,letter]{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage[left=1in, ...
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Incorrect output with algorithm2e when using “newtxtext” package

I have a LaTeX document displaying an algorithm and the output is incorrect when I use the package newtxtext with algorithm2e. Here is the minimum working example that shows this problem. \...
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Automatic setting of greek letters in \begin{} environment

I am not quite sure, what happened, but I was working on some equations, and all of a sudden, TexStudio became buggy. It automatically writes all I write in the \begin{} statement in greek letters (...
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Spacing issue with literate in listings

I answered this question and OP showed me a problem with the answer. The code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{ % keepspaces, % Apparently this ...
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The “max” function on Tikz being annoying, help?

I used Tikz to chart the following function. This is fine, except that I want the function to equal 0 instead of negative values. So I tried using "max(0,f(x))", where f(x) is my function (specified ...
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Is PSTricks breaking LaTeX?

Sorry for the newspaper headline title :P I have a document in which I (ab)use LaTeX's control structures, namely \@for. Naturally, the contents of some of these loops contain \par agraph breaks. I ...
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Weird arrows with mhchem - Bug in package, font or LuaTeX?

I am using the mhchem package with the Libertinus font family in my PhD thesis. When typesetting with LuaTeX, there are some weird issues with arrows depicting reactions. Here is the MWE to ...
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Bug in colaction for nested multicols environments?

I found this bug related to the colaction feature of multicol : The "column number indicator" doesn't switch back to 1 after the "inner" two-column multicols environment ends. (The bold number ...
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Texstudio throws compilation error if a custom output directory is selected

I am using Texstudio with texlive-most on Arch Linux. I have modified the pdflatex command to save all auxillary files in a separate directory using: pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode --...
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all option breaks xy package

I've been trying to load xy with the all option, but I get the error ! LaTeX Error: Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H &...
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Transparency and PDF: Wrong Colors (Bug / Feature Request) [closed]

There are some questions regarding rendering problems (color shifts) in Adobe Acrobat Reader when using transparency in tikz and friends or transparent PNGs. The solutions (that work for me so far) ...
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How can I use \appendix with Beamer's ignorenonframetext option?

I am almost certain that the following used to work just fine. However, it certainly doesn't work any more. I have workshop materials (based on UK TUG's) which use wrappers to input a common file ...
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Texmaker crashes as soon as I open an “environment” \begin{}

I have reinstalled Windows 10 and I'm now having trouble with the last version of Texmaker (5.0.2). I'm working on quite a long .tex file (300 pages) and Texmaker crashes as soon as I write \begin{ ...
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“Undefined control sequence” heisenbug

I'm editing the file below and I started getting an "Undefined control sequence" error. The thing is, I don't think there is an error with the code. In fact, in item 6, the second math display is ...
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biblatex broken overnight

As late as last week my setup for biblatex worked fine. Going back to the same project today not even a minimal file compiles: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} %\addbibresource{...
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something went wrong with mdframed package when tikz is applied [closed]

The following is the code I downloaded from the Internet: a ordinary environment of theorem. \documentclass{ctexart} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[framemethod=tikz]{mdframed} \usepackage{amsthm} %%%...
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How to fix hypertargets directing links to the line after the target? It looks like a bug

If the hypertarget is in a text-mode location, links to it work normally (they show the target line at the top of the page). However, if the hypertarget is in math mode (of any kind: in-line or in ...
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Bug in using listing, an “é” pop at the first line

Currently using \usepackage{listings} and since I did not have any trouble. But my last two insertion I have a bug : an "é" is inserted at the first line. I am using Overleaf and here is the context : ...
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bug in latest build of PSTricks? [duplicate]

Earlier today, I tried applying the update (on my MkTeX system, running under Win7 Pro) for PSTricks from 2.78 (27-Nov-17 build date) to 2.80a (31-Dec-2017 build date), and doing so caused a ...
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TeXMaker, LaTeX problem or memory?

If I want to compile in Ubuntu TexLive2013 tex file with "ł" in proof enviroment, if "ł" is outside, then is OK: Underfull \hbox (badness 7558) in paragraph at lines 17--18 \OT4/cmr/m/n/10.95 ho-mo-...
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Problem/bug with Beamer and multimedia package

EDIT: This is indeed a bug that has been fixed in https://github.com/josephwright/beamer/issues/437#event-1377360577 and should be available soon. Since updating Miktex today (12/7/2017) I cannot ...
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TeXStudio throws an error when using build and view once the file is saved [closed]

I have this "Could not start the command: Build & View" error, with the difference to the existing questions, that it works for old files I created in the past. And for unsaved files. But once I ...
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undefined control sequence \OT when ß appears in TOC [closed]

I use the command \addtocontents \documentclass[a5paper, 11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{helvet} \usepackage{tocloft} \usepackage{scrpage2} \begin{...
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Inside a minipage centering or flushing environments disables \color command (Is it a bug?) [closed]

The next is the MWE that demonstrates the failure of pdflatex and LaTeX to color text that is inside minipage in a center or flushleft/flushright environment using command \color. XeLaTeX works fine ...
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latexmk -recorder doesn't find .fls file containing pdflatex process ID in its name

I've started editing LaTeX documents using VS Code's Latex Workshop extension, which uses the very flexible latexmk and its -recorder option under the hood. This is nice, but I've noticed that files ...
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hfill works different after syllabification

I realized that hfill only flushes the first word to the right if the line started with the second half of a syllabification. If there is a manual linebreak afterwards the problem does not occure: \...
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Comma as decimal separator in exsheets package broken

If I want to allow a comma as a decimal separator for points in exams I usually use the solution proposed by @clemens in a comment here as in the example below. However since I updated to texlive ...
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Using second optional scale for chemfig causes bug in ring with circle [duplicate]

I found a bug in chemfig: If you use the second optional argument in \chemfig[][scale=0.5] the circle in the ring is not resized: \documentclass[captions=tableabove,ngerman]{scrreprt} \usepackage{...
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How can I change the distance between the dots in the leader ToC memoir 3.7f ? (bug in \@dotsep)

I use memoir 3.7f and I can not change \@dotsep. The bug was tested in two PCs. How can I change the disctance between the dots now? memoir documentation citations: p.142 The distance, in math ...
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Where to report bugs in the LaTeX3 documentation?

Where can I report bugs in the LaTeX3 documentation, e.g. in The LaTeX3 Interfaces document?