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error when trying to italicize a word in the title

I'm trying to italicize (with the \textit{} command) a single word in my title. It doesn't work and give me this error: This compile didn’t produce a PDF. This can happen if: There is an ...
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How to correct latex error message , "ijfour, unknown METAFONT mode " when I compile my document in Winedt 5.4 [closed]

How I correct Error message that says "Ijfour, unknown METAFONT mode " when compiling Tex document from WinEdt 5.4
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LuaTeX & citeproc: attempt to concatenate a nil value

I am working with LuaTex and citeproc to generate formatted references using a custom CSL file. I have tried to compile both locally via my texlive installation (and using Kile) and online via ...
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Duplication of mathematical notations while auto-compiling of latex code in overleaf

For a latex code which compiles fine and works well for long time, sometimes, out of nowhere, it gives the following error while typing in overleaf. The error message is shown between the next two ...
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biblatex incompatible with natbib [duplicate]

I get this error: The 'natbib' package and biblatex are incompatible. I am not sure what I should do, your help is appreciated. \usepackage{textcomp}% \usepackage{manyfoot}% \usepackage{algorithm}% \...
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What's wrong with my new environment?

I'm trying to write this new environment, but produces this error when I use it: This is my code: \documentclass{article} \newcounter{questao} \newenvironment{questao}[1][]{ \ifx\relax#1\relax ...
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Immediately stop complation if any cross links missing in Tex file

How do I tell the latex compiler to immediately stop compiling file and alert me if any cross-links are missing in the TeX file?
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How can i fix the error on " Error line 191! Missing number, treated as zero.< to be read again>\[email protected]|Idf@finish\currentoption"

I need help. My text in Miktex + texmaker end on line 40 but I get an "Error line 191! Missing number, treated as zero. \I@English. 1.191\Idf@finish\currentOption". please help me to fix ...
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Problem with unnumbered theorem

I would like to include an unnumbered theorem in my text. According to what I read, one needs to define a theorem environment using \newtheorem* instead of the usual \newtheorem. However, this seems ...
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How do I locate the problems when my TexStudio compile is showing row upon row of unicode problems?

I got up this morning to work on my PhD dissertation, to be faced with:, .The file looked fine when I went to bed. I can't locate the problem. The start of the lines are: I'm working in TexStudio. How ...
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Latex not compiling tables correctly in Editorial Manager

I'm trying to submit to an Elsevier journal through the Editorial Manager. The latex file was created in Overleaf. It mostly compiles well, including two tables. The problem is that the tables appear ...
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Overleaf using Corrupted Standalone?

I have a long tex file on Overleaf that just started, out of nowhere, failing to compile. I simplified it down to a minimal working example here \documentclass{article} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% Pre-Load ...
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\DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2212}{-} does not work for LuaLatex Compiler

I am on overleaf where I can switch the compiler that I use. I am working on a poster and require the use of LuaLatex as a compiler. However, the line "\DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2212}{-}" ...
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XeLateX stopped compiling

I am using xelatex on vscode and i was working on a lab report when i set up some simple figures and now it doesnt generate the pdf anymore and no problems are detected. It worked perfectly before ...
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Itemize inside scontents produces error

Background The software xournal++ can use latex to visualize content. For that it uses a template standalone file and fills in user input into an scontents environment. I provide here their reduced ...
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Compilationerrors: (Command \c@days already defined, end{} environment ignored)

i am trying to create a calendar using the calendar.sty package (added below). For that i used knitr .rnw in R to loop over a matrix with the calendar parameters and created a .tex file. Im my eyes ...
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File `multirow.sty' not found. \usepackage

I am trying to execute this line of code(below) and getting the error above \usepackage[section]{placeins} Please assist
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Creating a yearly training log with calendar.sty and loops

I'm quite new to LaTeX and just playing around learning new things. So i want to create a PDF that i can print as a book to log my training and still be able to write some things with a pen. It should ...
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Error While using resizeboxx for a tikz plot

My code is expected to plot a function and a tangent, but I am getting an error. The idea is that if I removed resize box with its closure curly bracket, the plot goes fine, when I add it, I get ...
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`xdvipdfmx:fatal: Unrecognized paper format` after upgrading to TeXLive 2024

Can anyone tell me where to look to start diving into this situation? I upgraded my TeXLive and noticed that it's getting a big update (TeXLive 2024) and suddenly everything stops compiling. The log ...
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Compilation and output.lof errors when Figures are inserted

I am currently writing my thesis and all was going well until I reached a chapter that required a lot of pictures and little text. The majority of the pictures were placed next to each other with the ...
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How to use stix and unicode-math in latex

I want to switch to Neo Euler with its nice looking integral symbols. But I dont know what am I doing. After I added \usepackage{unicode-math} I gets errors that tells me it do not work with pdflatex. ...
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having error while inserting image

while applying this code, my output for image i have inserted is mixed pixels like blurry image is showing. Please help \documentclass[a4,12pt]{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext}...
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Latex overleaf error that I can't seem to solve

I'm working on my master's thesis, in which in want to use Overleaf Latex. I have some small experience in using Overleaf Latex, so I started by creating a new project and used a preamble one of my ...
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overleaf: 3 error compiling. I think is the same prob

on my .tex I receive 3 error (that do not compromise the compilation) that one: Unused global option(s): ‪./main.tex‬ Package fancyhdr Warning: \headheight is too small (85.35826pt): Make it at ...
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TeX capacity exceeded due to misuse of \l_tmpa_clist

I am trying to improve my package multifootnote, hoping that it could correctly place the footnote text on the corresponding pages when the footnote marks are distributed over several pages. For this, ...
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Unobvious behavior when adding a column to pgfplots table

I've noticed a peculiarity in pgfplots/table package. I don't know if it's a bug or a feature. Error code \documentclass[]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Error: Arithmetic overflow

Motivation I'm trying to calculate different probabilities 'automatically', given only some variables such as the number of cards in a sample and the number of cards drawn. Code The following code ...
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Local LaTeX won't compile: Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!

So after i've ran out of compile time in overleaf, i started to use pycharm with textify to create latex documents. However, when i run the code, i get this: Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file ...
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tikz: Error that appears only in a certain order of two pictures

I have a very strange behaviour in the following simple code. The purpose is to draw two knots by using tikz, with tikzlibrary knots. \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{knots} \...
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"Undefined control sequence" for \section when using arXiv template - Why is it so?

\documentclass[10pt,leqno]{amsart} \usepackage{graphicx} \baselineskip=16pt \usepackage{indentfirst,csquotes} \topmargin= .5cm \textheight= 20cm \textwidth= 32cc \baselineskip=16pt \...
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Error with tableofcontents while using ngerman in Markdown

I am new here and I need some help with my Markwodn document. I encoutered a nasty problem: When I try to knit my PDF, it gives me this error: tlmgr.pl: Remote database (revision 69711 of the texlive-...
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File `perpage.sty' not found. \MakePerPage

I'm using TeXLive 2023 on Windows. I have the footmisc package installed, and use it like so: \usepackage[symbol,perpage]{footmisc} well, during document compilation, I'm getting: File `perpage.sty' ...
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Error when trying to add Pgfplots to figure environment

I am relatively new to LaTeX, but I have been attempting to write my Master's thesis using it. I have been creating several plots using the pgfplots package. However, when I attempt to insert these ...
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Branch to something when an expression cannot be evaluated by fpeval

I would like to design a \comparator expandable command that relies on fpeval that has 3 branches: true branch when the comparison is equal to 1 false branch when the comparison is equal to zero ...
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Biblatex/Memoize: Error if cited bib entry includes verbatim field

If Biblatex is used with the current version of Memoize, citing any entry containing a verbatim field results in compilation failure. I've reported this as a bug, but is it possible to workaround the ...
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Error during Overleaf compiling [closed]

I have never had this mistake during file compiling. Can anyone tell me why could it appear, please? Why missing $ inserted when I write \chapter{Simulation Setup}?
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Hebrew text won't compile even though I use babel

so I'm using overleaf and for some reason Hebrew text won't compile, even when I use code that was perfectly fine a couple months ago. Here's some problematic code: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{...
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Package hyperxmp Error: hyperref must be loaded before hyperxmp. }

I get a strange error message when using the command \begin{itemize}. At the same time, the text file is compiled on the Overleaf site without any problems, but I can't work with the free version of ...
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I'm getting an error for using "layout author" trying to compile a standard LyX document

started learning lyx this week for university, to familiarize myself with the program I've written a document that explains everything as I go, trying to understand everything I might use. there's a ...
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Cannot compile Latex file on journal system

I'm trying to submit my tex file to JMLR. Everything's fine on my overleaf and latexmk on my computer, however when I submit it to the production system, it doesn't work on JMLR's latexmk, which ...
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incompatibility of nohyperref and xifthen in specific situations

The following MWE compiles with hyperref but not with nohyperref: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xifthen} \usepackage{nohyperref} %with hyperref it compiles perfectly wihtout warnings \newcommand{...
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Special output for wrong commands

I'm curious if there is a way to make latex produce a specific output when a wrong command is entered, more specifically, say I have written \dfrak instead of \dfrac, is there a way I can make the ...
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!Argument of \MT@gobble@to@nil has an extra }

This is my first ever StackExchange question - please be gentle :) I have experience using Latex online on Overleaf but never locally, so I am completely new to this. I am trying to use my university'...
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Conflict between newtxmath and amsthm - \openbox already defined [duplicate]

I recently started getting \openbox already defined error from using newtxmath and amsmath together. I use TexMaker on mac and it still works fine on my previous documents but now I can't compile. The ...
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lambdalatex's tex live installation can't work with cyrillic [duplicate]

Latexmk fails to compile my document with cyrillic symbols. Terminal output: Rc files read: NONE Latexmk: This is Latexmk, John Collins, 6 Nov. 2023. Version 4.81. No existing .aux file, so I'll ...
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Issue an error when item is used outside itemize or enumerate

I sometimes erroneously type \item outside itemize or enumerate. It would be nice if LaTeX can help me catch such an error. Sometimes it correctly does so and issues an error Lonely \item--perhaps a ...
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Can I use \substitutecolormodel{hsb}{rgb} rather than \selectcolormodel{rgb} to draw PGF/TikZ paths with a hsb-defined colour series?

Consider the following MNWE: \documentclass{article} % \usepackage[rgb]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \definecolorseries{xcolor g2}{hsb}{grad}[hsb]{.575,1,1}{.987,-.234,0} \definecolorseries{xcolor s2}{...
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own \maketitle with multiple authors

I would like to create a latex template and define "\makefile" myself. Everything works until I define several authors with "\and". How can I change this? \renewcommand{\maketitle}{...
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`\endgroup` error with {dinbrief} and XeLaTeX [duplicate]

First, let's consider this minimal working example: \documentclass{dinbrief} \begin{document} \begin{letter} test \end{letter} \end{document} This document compiles sortof fine with PDFlatex and ...
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