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Functionality of section titles over pdf images only valid in non stop mode

UPDATED. The following code is functional, but the pdf only gets generated if Enter key is pressed when warning messages appear. My solution at the moment is to run it in non stop mode, such: open cmd ...
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Why won't this compile? Argument of \h has an extra {

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \newcommand{\x}[1][1]{\ensuremath{a_{n-#1}}} \newcommand{\e}[1][\left(1+\dfrac{1+\sqrt{5}}{2}\right)-\left(\dfrac{1-\sqrt{5}}{2}\right)^{...
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pgffor.code.tex Error?

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} \...
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Error when citing in equation

I have a weird problem with one equation in my document: whenever I clear the output files to do a fresh re-compilation, all bibliography-related files have to be regenerated too, and this piece of ...
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Error runaway argument, missing }

I suddenly have several runaway arguments in several figures, while I don't think that I am missing something. These are the lines of my script: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \...
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Remove the name of picture [duplicate]

Why the name of picture can not to be removed? This is my code: > \begin{figure} > \centering > \includegraphics[scale=0.7]{One Step Multi Step.png}\\ > \caption{...
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Unable to compile basic tikz codes from pgfmanual

In last semester, I started using LaTeX just for assignments and homework but now I wanted to take to the next level. I started with the tikz library following the pgfmanual. Everytime I try to ...
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Document compiling when compiling with macos and overleaf, but fails when compiling with linux based system

I am unable to compile a quiz document specifically only on linux machines. My code looks like: %% Language and font encodings \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]...
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MikTeX, Anki and Latex in Windows 10. Error executing dvipng. Sorry, but dvipng did not succeed

I have installed Anki and MikTeX in Windows 10 to create anki flashcards with LaTeX. I have installed MikTeX because I read that it's the best way to install dvipng and dvisvgm. After creating a ...
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Error trying to generate dashed grid with latexmk and pdfluatex

Because when I start the following style \ tikzset {mygridstyle / .style = {dash pattern = on 5pt off 3.5pt on 7pt}} with the "off" option instead of starting with the "on" option, does this not work? ...
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Why does adding a \Bar in a differential equation cause all these errors?

The line in question: B &= \diffp* { f(x, \Bar{\mu}) } { \Bar{\mu} } { x_{eq}, \Bar{\mu}_{eq} } The second \Bar{\mu} (bolded for clarity) seems to throw everything awry. Omitting the \Bar (just ...
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How to Make the Following CV template compile

I know how to use TeX, but I know nothing about coding. I am trying to write an academic CV for a conference application due tomorrow. At the following link, https://www.math.nyu.edu/student_resources/...
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Vim-Latex is not compiling

I started using vim as my latex text editor. But when I try to compile my .tex file i get this message: || I can't find file `example'. example.tex || Emergency stop Any suggestion? Also, I don't ...
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Blank Boxes with mfpic in exam class

I'm working on a document that uses mfpicand would like to compile without having to do mpost every time. I tried to use the code given in this post, but have been unsuccessful. MWE: \...
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Fontspec crash with xelatex

I'm having a crash with XeLaTeX on any file that uses the fontspec package. I get this as the error: ! LaTeX error: "kernel/invalid-variant" ! ! Variant form 'e' invalid for base form '\...
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! Missing } inserted

I'm writing a report in latex for school for several months and everything was fine. But recently out of nowhere it stopped compiling and give a lot errors like the following one: ! Missing } ...
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Declaration of a font/change of parameters/compilation error is missing

I would like to know what in here \DeclareMathAlphabet\stixcalE{LS2}{stixcalE}{m}{n} the parameters LS2,m and n stand for, and to what values I can correctly change them? Whenever I type an ...
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Switching lines in preamble causes error/NO error

I have 2 almost idenctical lines of LaTeX source. They differ only in switching order of these two lines \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} One causes error and the other one ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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 ...