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I need to save/compile a few times and a bunch of weird files (like foo.tex.Ak6664) appear in my Dropbox folder each time

I need to compile between two and four times before I see changes I make in the editor (TeXstudio) and each time I compile, a new .tex file is created with random letters and numbers at the end. For ...
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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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Incompatibility with mathtools and unicode-math in xelatex?

I find unexpected behaviour in using mathtools in conjunction with unicode-math, which shows up if the 'range' command is used. Some incompatibilities have been noted before, so perhaps this is ...
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\clipbox of a \scalebox not working properly in xelatex

Using xelatex... when I apply a \clipbox upon a \scalebox of a box that uses the optional argument, the clip is not performed properly. The problem goes away if: using pdflatex, the optional ...
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TeX Live 2016: minted doesn't work with LuaLaTeX (bug fixed in June 2016)

I've installed TeX Live 2016 as it was released today (thanks to the developers for that). Now I have the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{minted}{...
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How to place a dot below for example: e?

After I updated my TL2016 (Windows) environment (10 minutes ago) compiling documents containing for example \d{e} or \d e throws an error message. The following MWE should demonstrate this: \...
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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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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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Be careful with latest MikTeX update: MSVCP140_CODECVT_IDS.dll missing [closed]

I noticed that almost all of the MikTeX binaries were updated (looks like they were released today). After backing up my install (if you don't do this before applying updates, you should...), I ...
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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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pgfplots on tikzmath function with conditionals returns an error

Plotting with pgfplots a function defined using the tikzmath function syntax does not seem to work. The error message : ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). <to be read again> ...
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Unexpected behavior of the “knots” tikz library when a crossing is close to another (thick) line: What's going on?

I recently tried to draw some Olympic rings using the tikz library "knots", and ran into some unexpected behavior. As can be seen in the linked answer, the lower crossing of the black and green rings ...
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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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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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Set precise font size in memoir class

It seems, that there is a problem with font sizes in memoir class. In the manual of the memoir class, p. 48, it is written that for example using class option 14 pt we'll get \normalsize = 14 pt. ...
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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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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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Crossings for small knots: I can't seem to manage to flip one of two very close crossings

This question is related to this one on small knots, but the solution there does not help (though it is needed in order for the intersections to appear at all. My problem is the following: I'm ...
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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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How can I correct for a bug in ArabXeTeX that causes problems in left-to-right text?

There seems to be a bug in the arabxetex package that came with the new MacTeX 2016 distribution. The problem I have noticed is not in Arabic text but rather in ordinary left-to-right text. In ...
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BibTeX name letter problem

I am using BibTeX with a slightly modified acm.bst file. In the bibliography section, all names should be presented in this kind of fashion: For John Doe: Doe J., ... This generally works just fine,...
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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 ...