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Portable LaTeX fail

I installed miktex on a Usb and I try to use TexMaker and TexStudio and I see how to configure. I spent a lot of time doing that and it work's a few times but now when I open miktex and the text ...
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Are there any LaTeX IDEs which provide useful error messages?

I was using TeXworks as my source code editor and I got my actual LaTeX compiler and packages through MikTeX. I executed the following code block: \begin {enumerate} % WEAK \item $G$ is a function ...
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Undefined control sequence in edef (with polynom)

For some reason, this code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{polynom} \newcommand{\calcRatFunc}[1]{ \edef\tmp{\polyfactorize{#1}} % The only difference } \begin{document} \...
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PSTricks: Newly introduced error in package

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} A \end{document} It produces the error Runaway argument? ] {pgffor.code.tex} ! Paragraph ended before \...
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! File ended while scanning use of \@writefile

I am getting below error when I am running the report to generate the PDF from GUI. I am using Texmaker 4.4.1. I also tried deleting aux files and other unwanted files. but, it is not helping me ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \url already defined

After compiling my tex file, I had the following message in the log file: ! LaTeX Error: Command \url already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. See the LaTeX ...
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Error in tables when compiling project using Texstudio/Miktex

I am a beginner with LaTeX. I am using TeX studio with MikTeX, on windows 7 x64. I am trying to build some tables on my paper. I used existing papers from another paper as a sort of "template". ...
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Error showing “ ! Missing delimiter (. inserted).” when I am using \bigg

This code is bringing an error: We get, $g\begin{pmatrix}r&0\\0&1/r\end{pmatrix}=\bigg\( g\begin{pmatrix}r&0\\0&1/r\end{pmatrix}\bigg\)^{-1}\Rightarrow g\begin{pmatrix}r&0\\0&...
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Display error messages in TeXstudio (--shell-escape)

In order to get three output files at the same time (by one compilation) I added the option --shell-escape and \ifx\conditionmacro\undefined \immediate\write18{% pdflatex --jobname="\jobname" ...
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Overleaf cannot render any LaTex [closed]

I'm new to overleaf and I'm trying to render a basic document and I get: "PDF Rendering Error Something went wrong while rendering this PDF." Does anyone know what might cause this? I have tried ...
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Strange behaviour using center, tcolorbox, listings and enumerate

I have a problem compiling the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tcolorbox} \begin{...
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Merge tex files in different folder

For example I have in the Folder "file1" the "file1.tex" \chapter{First chapter} \lipsum[1-20] in the Folder "file2" the "file2.tex" \chapter{Second chapter} \lipsum[1-20] In the folder "Main" ...
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Compilation Error: Fontawesome5 package

I'm trying to use the FA5 package, but I've run into an error my google-fu has yet to find a solution to. This is what I get at the end of my log file. !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file fa5free0solid)...
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I installed MiKTeX but I can't compile the file

I installed MiKTeX but I can't compile the file. This file worked perfectly on another computer This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (MiKTeX 2.9.6840 64-bit) entering extended mode (...
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Why does latex throw an error when there is empty lines inside the caption environment

Here is an effect i've irritated me on for a while. When creating a figure environment with a caption like the one below \begin{figure}[ht] %%%Some figure \caption{Some text some more text some ...
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The symbol `~` is not expanding as the %USERPROFILE%, a.k.a the HOME directory on windows 10

I've a few style files of my own that I store in a subdirectory of the $HOME (Linux) or %USERPROFILE% (Windows 10). I'm using the following command to import them: \usepackage{\string~/LaTeX/Styles/...
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“Esami” package: \randestrai and \sqrt not working together?

The \randestrai command from the "esami" package allows to define a set of elements to randomly choose within, such as a set of formulas. It works with formulas including latex commands inside, for ...
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Moderncv error ! Missing \endcsname inserted.<to be read again>\end@ \end [closed]

I'm very new to LaTeX and I have that same error while computing my resume and I can't find the solution anywhere on the web. I go two errors on the 44th line (the \end{document} line): ! Missing \...
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Reledpar Error: The left page has ended on a right page

I need to set a bilingual critical edition. The left side is in latin and right side is in german. The latin version has 4 levels of critical notes (a lot of notes) while the german side has none. ...
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Conflict between diffcoeff and mhchem

I notice recently a conflict between the packages diffcoeff and mhchem. For this file : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{diffcoeff} \...
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Option clash with package for hyperref usepackage when converting document to aomart

I am trying to convert a .tex document from \documentclass{article} to \documentclass[final]{aomart}. When I try to compile the document, I get the following error message: line 17 Option clash for ...
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Beamer presentation with itemize exceed text capacity [duplicate]

\documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{enumitem} \usetheme{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{...
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Problems with Miktex and Texlipse

I'm trying to work with Eclipse (Texlipse) and MikTex but I have problems to make a project. Console send me the next information: running: C:\miktex29\miktex\bin\x64\pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -...
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TeXmaker compilation error: File not found

I downloaded both MikTeX and TeXmaker yesterday to use LaTeX offline (as sometimes I don't get access to the Internet). I follow the instruction on the Internet. However, after coding, when compiling ...
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MiKTeX broken after uninstalling and reinstalling it, “pdflatex did not succeed”

I ran into some issues with MiKTeX 2.9 so I uninstalled and reinstalled it (using net installer), in the hopes that the issues would be resolved. Instead MiKTeX seems to be completely broken now; when ...
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Problem in framed theorems with the changed font

I am struggling to write theorems, propositions and lemmas inside frames but my GFS Didot font makes me trouble. Have a look: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Let TexStudio play .wav after compiling failed

I just found out how to get reminded once TexStudio finishes compiling, see this question. But how do i achieve the same thing when TexStudio doesn't manage to compile? To be more specific, I dont ...
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Conflict between revtex4-1, lineno and siunitx: Improper \prevdepth

Compiling this MWE \documentclass{revtex4-1} \usepackage{lineno} \linenumbers \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} Compilation fails \end{document} fails: ! Improper \prevdepth. <recently ...
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Compile error on only some devices

This may be a basic question, but I don't have much knowledge about latex. There is a .tex file I'm trying to compile. However some of my colleagues are able to compile it without any error, I get ...
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Server error compiling big documents, ShareLatex

I am trying to compile a large document with several chapters in ShareLatex. Each Chapter compiles correctly with minor (often unavoidable) errors but when I try to compile more than 2 chapters ...
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Compile despite invisible 0x08 (Backspace) character

Working with LaTeX, I often have a compilation error when writing exponentials in mathematical expressions, even though the syntax is valid. Recently I discovered this was due to a 'Backspace' ...
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How can I compile my overleaf project from scratch

I have problem with my overleaf project. The compile error is the following: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2016/Debian) Capacity: max_strings=100000, hash_size=100000, hash_prime=85009 The ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ² (U+B2)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. \acro{I2C}[I²C]

Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ² (U+B2)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. \acro{I2C}[I²C]{Inter-Integrated Circuit} So I get this error I get when I try to compile my university ...
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How to insert pictures with LaTex + dvips + ps2pdf quick build?

I am using a quick build of "LaTex + dvips + ps2pdf + view PDF". What is the easiest way to insert (multiple) pictures? I am fairly comfortable with LaTeX but I have never done this before. So if ...
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Emergency Stop! Fatal Error Occurred in ShareLatex template report

I am a newbie when it comes to LaTex and I was trying to modify a template in ShareLaTeX. As soon as I opened it, I got the following error (before compilation): Emergency stop. <*> preamble....
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Pre-built preamble with LuaLaTeX and microtype

I have been trying to get super-fast compiles with LuaLaTeX by using a pre-built preamble for my documents. However, every time I try to compile, I get this error: No file main.aux. [\directlua]:1: ...
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Urgent: footnotes now not compiling

The problem is happening inside my paragraphs in ShareLatex. /paragraph{} Document class 12pt (report) Was fine until I added footnotes. Comes up with: \@sect has an extra } but I don’t see how \@...
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what does error 87 mean?

I have the following when running my code: Process started ERROR: Windows API error 87: ERROR: Line: 83 Sorry, but bibtex did not succeed. You may want to visit the MiKTeX project page, if you ...
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harvard bibliography, improper alphabetic constant

I am trying to make a Harvard style bibliography, using bibtex and the package natbib, for a journal which requires it, but the online facility I have to use won't take the .bib to process it. So I ...
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Package conflict: mdframed & dblfnote

I have a LaTeX document where I use the packages mdframed and dblfnote that seem to fight each other. Whenever I compile, I get the (non critical) log message: Package auxhook Warning: Cannot patch ...
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\comment (verbatim-package) inside \parbox throws errors - What is the problem?

I have defined my own environment - lets call it 'myenv' - which shows and hides its content based on some global settings. I'm using the \comment and \endcomment commands from the verbatim package, ...
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Font tcst1000 at 600 not found

I am using sweaver for inserting graphics into the pdf. After compiling the .Rnw file, I successfully get a .tex file. Then I start compiling it with pdflatex bit it gives me the error: !pdfTeX ...
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Subfiles failing with custom class

I'm writing a document using the AASTeX template, and would like to use the subfiles package to manage the sections. I'm following the ShareLatex example available here, and have modified it to use ...
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Axodraw drawings and .png images in the same document

I want to be able to put .png images in my document and as well drawings with the package axodraw2. The problem is that to draw a picture and see it in the document I have to compile with LaTeX + ...
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Vimtex: how to display error messages?

I'm using LaTeX in Vim with plugins vimtex from lervag (GitHub link), latexmk and neovim, and it works just fine as long as I'm making no mistakes. I press \ll and compile by writing (:w) and the ...
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Help understanding a latex error message

I don't understand which file has the missing brace. Can someone help me understand this error message? Is it complaining about the thesis.sta file? This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (...
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Text line contains an invalid character. l.1

I was working on my Latex file (that I have compiled many times and worked good), and suddenly with inattention I pressed the Return Key (or the one above it), After the compilation PDF->Latex it ...
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Soul “Argument of \xxx has an extra }” after registering custom command with \soulregister

I came across several similar questions and answers with a similar issue, like https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/20055 and https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/46871, but even after registering my custom ...
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Error when compiling with lualatex

I was using the mimosis documentclass available at https://github.com/Submanifold/latex-mimosis. Compiling the default Thesis template with lualatex gives an error: Following is an MWE: % !TeX ...
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tools package - “Installed file does not exist”

After updating all the packages in my MiKTeX 2.9 installation (the last update was 03/2018), the compilation of a document that apparently uses the tools package does not work anymore. The mpm ...