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Writing class file

I am trying to learn how to write a class file. I know it is not going to be easy, but I am determined to learn that skill. What I did was to choose a simple document to create, namely, a personal ...
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Tabularx, csvsimple and multicol on first row lead to \omit error

I've been breaking my head over this, obviously must be missing something. I'm trying to get a table built from a csv with the first columns acting as a header as long is it stays the same, pretty ...
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TeXMaker - log file not found

I'm using TeXMaker and MiKTeX on Mac. I recently had issues with compiling. I sometimes get the error message "Log file not found" and "Check writing permission". However, when I save the code under a ...
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LaTeX compiler giving “Illegal seek” error

I have TexStudio installed, whenever I try to compile the .tex file, the compiler runs for a bit, then I get the abovementioned error. This happens in TexStudio, as well as in Terminal using pdflatex. ...
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Is there a workaround package comment's need for no space at the start of the line?

I am writing a small set of macros for a few colleagues and I, and I want to use the comment package (but I'm open to alternatives offering similar functionality). Consider the following MWE. In an ...
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cloze multichoice question in the latex using the package 'moodle'

I use both Moodle and latex to write all my quizzes. but, I use latex to generate formula rich questions in moodle. The latex package Moodle can do this. Then I import it as XML file to moodle. This ...
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Does HEVEA convert latex to mathml?

I am using Hevea to convert latex to html. As per Hevea manual, I used -mathml option to convert. It always failed to convert.
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Compilation ok with latexmk, file-not-found with pdflatex

In short: I stumbled upon a case where latexmk runs fine, but pdflatex fails, using the command outputted by latexmk. Some details: my setup is gently exotic but I can't get why this could interfere ...
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Compile/referencing error with input and standalone

I'm trying to break up a large project into chapters, and include all the chapters in a single file that I can compile at the end, using standalone.sty to strip the individual files of their preambles....
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Lastpage conflicts with glossaries-extra [Solved - see comment Ulrike Fisher]

When I use the stylish article template class by M. Legrange (see https://www.latextemplates.com/template/stylish-article), I encounter two problems using this class together with the glossaries or ...
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How to add `more text` to an error message?

For the mwe below, I was expecting: ERROR: Package foo Error: text bar more text baz Instead: ERROR: Package foo Error: text bar Why the discrepancy? \documentclass{report} \...
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Latex not in outerpar mode

Sorry if this is stupid, have no idea what latex is complaining about now \newif\ifhandout \input{mytalk11.tex} \setbeamertemplate{itemize items}[square] % change to default circle later %\...
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Help with a compilation error

I am trying to compile my latex file in order to view my PDF file but this is the error they give me and the pdf file is not generated. File ended while scanning use of \@writefile. \begin{document}
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why won't my file containing nexist compile

I am trying to use the 'does not exist' symbol in latex as it is defined here. I am using TeXstudio for mac. This Latex file compiles fine: \documentclass{article}\usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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How to read and fix latex errors?

So if I get an error of the form Argument of \beamer@decodegobble has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.309 \end{frame} I've run across a `}' that doesn't seem to match ...
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Compilation using the subfile package

I have a huge document which is divided into a number of smaller files. I used the subfile package to divide such document into smaller files (Subfiles). Each of the subfiles is about 9 MB in size,at ...
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biblatex Error: Patching 'babel' package failed with Spanish and activeacute

I tried to add a bibliography to my project like this: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[activeacute,spanish]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[style=alphabetic, ...
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What is the solution to this overfull \hbox error?

This is my code \usepackage[eulerchapternumbers,pdfspacing]{classicthesis} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Let there be 2 points.$z_{0}$ and $z_{0}^{\prime}$ in a \textit{\textbf{ complex ...
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Hebrew causes tikz-uml to not work

The following code works: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage{tikz-uml} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{...
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tkz-base errors - file tkz-tools-math.tex not found

While compiling the file \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-base} \begin{document} aa \end{document} I get an error (...
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cannot \read from terminal in nonstop modes error - ( Live Tex | TexMaker)

Whatever tex file i am trying to compile i get the same error. I am using Live Tex and TexMaker. Any ideas on what to do to solve this problem? ! Emergency stop. <read 4> l.33 \begin{document} ^...
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cannot build a file

I had been already using LaTeX. Now I want to send my article to a Springer journal. Therefore I am using the SVJour3 template. manual said use like \documentclass [<format,other options>] {...
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can't figure out where are Errors compilations in apa7 or apa6 [duplicate]

I can't figure out where are the errors during the compilation in latex here is a sample with my preambule. \documentclass[man]{apa7} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{amsfonts,...
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Why can't I start two lines in a row with a bracket (“[”) in the tabular environment?

I've been using LaTeX for 7 years and I can't figure this one out. This compiles: \begin{tabular}{ |c|c| } \hline [TCTA]10 & 2637 \\ \hline \end{tabular} \end{center} This also compiles (I ...
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translate xlop-doc.fr.tex

Good night I use Debian 10 and I have installed texlive-full. I'm trying to translate the file 'xlop-doc-fr.tex' (https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/generic/xlop) to PT_BR and I come across the ...
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basic syntax for .sty file

I'm trying to make a .sty file with all the packages and things that I use often, but I'm getting an egregious number of errors. Most of them are to do with the specific packages I am using (for ...
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Package biblatex Error: Patching 'babel' package failed. \begin{document} [duplicate]

I am getting following error when trying to use external bibliography library: Package biblatex Error: Patching 'babel' package failed. \begin{document} From what I know, this is probably caused by ...
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Overleaf: file not found in \includegraphics (when just a few days ago it was working)

I have a paper I'm working on in Overleaf, where I need to insert some images. Up until last week the compilation was perfectly fine (I haven't changed anything in the meanwhile). Now, when I opened ...
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Conflict between beamer and forest

There appears to be a conflict when I'm using the forest package to build trees in a beamer presentation. Whenever I use the delay option (possibly only in combination with content, have not used it ...
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MusiXTex Error: “Emergency Stop.<read 1> \startpiece”

I am currently trying to use MusiXTeX for typesetting music notes. \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[a5paper, twoside, left=1.5cm, top=2cm]{geometry} \input ...
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Not compile and time out message on Overleaf

I got this message: Timed out. Sorry, your compile took too long to run and timed out. This may be due to a LaTeX error, or a large number of high-res images or complicated diagrams. I have high ...
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Recovering Latex Compilation Errors

I have a program to write a text and when I click on the 'compile' button, it compiles to latex, converts to pdf and displays it on my application. The problem is that when I have a compilation error, ...
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AUCTeX not compiling: Returning “Master file already set”

I'm writing a thesis with AUCTeX. I have one main document (master.tex) and several chapter files (chapter1.tex, chapter2.tex, etc.) that are included in the master file using the \include command. ...
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I am having issues compiling my code. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

My school gave me a latex template to follow and for the last few weeks have had no issues compiling or running anything. However, I have recently run into an error that I can not seem to fix. This is ...
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pdflatex error but nothing in log file

I have a file that exhibits a strange behavior: $ pdflatex --interaction=batchmode myfile.tex This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.18 (TeX Live 2017) (preloaded format=pdflatex) restricted \...
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LuaLaTeX unrecognized option -max-print-line=120

I am using TeXnicCenter and I am trying to compile a file using as output profile "LuaLaTeX => PDF". However, the compilation stops almost immediately after a few lines (4 in total), the first of ...
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Misunderstanding reactions environment of chemmacros v. 5.10

I wanted to give my answer to this question How to align chemical reactions in multiple environments? with the environment reactions into the manual of chemmacros. I think always that my low level ...
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compiling with Bibtex a .bst file, error "the compiler is having troubles understanding

I am trying to use for my bibliography a style from the Nature mag. However, it doesn't compile. I have made a minimal example, I am using the packages subfolders and bibunits. I mention it because on ...
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TeXstudio: Could not start default compiler: PdfLaTeX

\documentclass{report} \author{AAA} \title{BBB} \begin{document} \chapter{Introduction} Quick Brown Fox \section{Assumptions} Cannot Jump \begin{itemize} \item ww. ...
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Unable to compile current and previous versions of project

I am currently working on a project report and suddenly, the report stopped compiling. Overleaf gives me the following message: Emergency stop. <*> preamble.tex *** (job aborted, no legal \...
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LaTeX error using LyX: Missing \begin{document}

I am using LyX as a LaTeX editor. I have a little file in my computer compiling normally in an old LyX version. Now I have a new computer and installed the latest LyX version (Lyx 2.3.4, 12 Jan 2020). ...
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Why am I getting an “Undefined control sequence” error with \includegraphics?

Here is the MWE that I would expect to compile and view as a pdf: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{epstopdf} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htb] \...
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Error: ! Font OT1/mathkerncmss/m/sl/10.95=mathkerncmssi10 at 10.95pt not loadable: Met ric (TFM) file not found

I am encountering the following problem with Beamer. With the following preamble: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage{booktabs} % Allows the use of \ \usepackage[ngerman,...
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trouble with packages dsfont and minted with using vimtex

I'm trying to use vim / nvim as text editor in a (long) .tex file containing both minted and dsfont package. Here is an example: % !TeX document-id = {f2e9e8a7-1386-4a73-9989-55350ce6c529} % !TeX TXS-...
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Random errors while compiling a large document with LuaLaTeX via Latexmk

I'm working on a rather large (200 pages) document. Once or twice a day, I get a compile error which references a line that does not exist in my code. That is, the line does exist, but the error ...
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Error: “pdflatex” -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode

I am working with TEXMaker, Trying to to a Quick Build>View as PDF. But I keep getting the error: Error : could not start the command : "pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "XYZ".tex The ...
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Fontspec {cannot-use-pdftex}

\documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} %\documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Compiling with TeXmaker: error

What does TeXmaker mean by 'I can't file' when compiling lines of code? \begin{titlepage} \title{\huge\bfseries{ZIBSIP Mathematics Content Module 101}} \author{JMM Sensele} \date{\today} \maketitle \...
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“no line here to end” and “missing $ inserted”

at the moment I get a pretty simple tex error, but I don't know how to handle it: the following code (an excerpt of a larger thing but with the same error) gives me those three errors: 6: LaTeX Error:...
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Problem with biblatex /printbibliography[heading=bibintoc]

I get the following error: Undefined control sequence <recently read> \less l.58 \printbibliography[heading=bibintoc] I am using Overleaf. My main.tex file is the following: \...

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