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setspace.sty not found \onehalfspacing

On my TeXstudio, a LaTex document I worked on some time ago is not 'running' again. I got the error below: File `setspace.sty' not found. \onehalfspacing However, some other files are running, with no ...
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subfiles "Command already defined" problem

I have the following problem: Using a combination of the subfiles package, 4 files, a subdirectory, and input in the preambles, and where the 'outer' file subfile-imports the 'inner' file in the ...
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Error while merging and converting two markdown files to pdf using pandoc

I'm using to pandoc to create pdf via following command: pandoc -s -o analysis.pdf latex_header.md Analysis.md The following error is shown : Error producing PDF. ! Undefined control sequence. l....
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Overleaf Why PDF Rendering Error for any projects?

I am facing the issue of PDF Rendering Error for basically any projects I am making in Overleaf, including blank proejcts. This is the source code I am using: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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First page generated empty or not depending of the directory in which I am

I have a strange issue which coud seem to be crazy : depending on a directory containing the same files .tex, .cls and other .sty , I have a first page or not. It is very strange, I don't know what to ...
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Fatal Error in Overleaf

I have been using LaTeX Overleaf for around one year now, and I am currently working on an English project, but after I made some subsubsubsections, suddenly the compiler crashed, and when I undid the ...
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LaTeX Error: Command \authorname already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual

I have the following source main.tex whose content is empty excepted the first cover page : %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % Masters/Doctoral Thesis % LaTeX Template % Version 2.5 (27/8/17)...
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Error when using mtpro2 package

Here is the code copied from my last question given by M. Logic. \documentclass[leqno]{book} %%%fonts setting%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %text fonts setting----------------------------------- \usepackage[...
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Why compiling errors disappear after deleting cache?

I am working on my thesis and, all of sudden, overleaf didn't want to compile and showed a lot of compiling errors. I deleted the cache clicking on the option in the bottom right corner and then it ...
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Several problems in labeling commutative diagram

I am just trying to put some labels on the right side of some commutative diagrams in order to later reference them. Since I am not labeling all diagrams, as I only need to reference two of them, I ...
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Overleaf: PDF causing compilation timeout (due to an infinite loop)

I just added a PDF in my Overleaf project (created by myself from Samsung Notes, never had a problem before) and adding this pdf using \includepdf[pages=-]{Tp12.pdf} (see pictures below) with \...
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Problems compiling when using \include

I decided to create an extra .tex file in my Overleaf project, called "portada.tex", where is written the cover of the "main.tex". It works perfectly, but now, when I compile the &...
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"Emergency stop" error in an original document after copying it (Overfleaf)

I have a big problem with my LaTeX project. I haven't modified it for 15 hours (worked before !), just copied it to get the same template in another project, and now the original document stopped ...
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Why does my project copy not compile?

I want to copy an old project in overleaf as I'd like to keep the old version as it is. When I copy the entire project, the unchanged exact copy fails to compile a pdf. The only difference I found is ...
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Error with pdfx package compiled with lualatex

I need to compile my thesis as a PDF/A-compliant document. Therefore I use the pdfx package. Reacently (due to many many tikz figures) I have changed from pdflatex to lualatex (TeX memory - ...
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TeXstudio no longer compiles properly/at all nor downloads packages after fresh install on new HDD

To keep it short: I installed a new HDD into my computer, installed Win10 on that HDD and brought all my data over from my old drive onto the new one. I did a clean reinstall of TeXstudio and MiKTeX ...
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Read data from different files for each frame (animateinline)

I wish to create a plot of data stored in different files and make an animation of it. But I am getting a Missing \endcsname inserted error. Since I'm using "non-text" components in a field ...
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Issues with a sty file

While trying to compile a TeX file that is designed with a customized class I get the following error message: File `redirect.sty' not found. \RequirePackage I tried to install the redirect.sty ...
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Using a new LaTeX package

I downloaded a new package (quiver) for making commutative diagrams on latex from this link. I use LaTeX on VS Code (Visual Studio Code). To prevent from having to copy and paste my packages every ...
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Converting an overleaf text into Latex [duplicate]

I have written a paper in Overleaf. I can't convert it into a LaTeX file. Is there any special way to do that. For example the document class is \documentclass[graybox]{svmult} but in LaTeX it has not ...
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Error in pgfcorearrows.code.tex file [duplicate]

Forgive me if the title that I've given to this post isn't appropriate. I am just an average latex user who knows how to write few basic latex codes, and don't know much about the technicalities. ...
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pdflatex: Command for pdflatex gave return code 1, but not error in log file

When I build my project using a Makefile I get this: (see the transcript file for additional information) Output written on build/report.pdf (51 pages). SyncTeX written on build/report.synctex.gz. ...
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\’e to represent é causing error (utf8x and undefined control sequence error)

I am writing and using \'e to represent é as in Lévy. This method is giving me a few error messages (including the utf8x Error) using overleaf as I have shown below. Is there perhaps a package that ...
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Overleaf error messages when compiling with \begin{align*} and \end{align*} and using \bm{\varphi}

I'm getting error messages in overleaf such as "Missing } inserted.", "Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup.", "Misplaced alignment tab character &.", "Misplaced ...
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Compilation error: Argument of \put has an extra }

I recently installed the latest version of MacTex, and whenever I try to compile any of my files which uses the tikz package I get the following error: Argument of \put has an extra } I have tried ...
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hyperref stopped working abruptly

An avid user of hyperref package here. I had been using it for almost all of my documents, and it had been working just fine, until today, when all of a sudden, all my files that have \usepackage{...
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No longer able to compile LuaLaTeX after MikTeX update

I just updated MikTeX from the console. Even with the following MWE (I guess MNWE in this case) \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \begin{document} I hate it here \end{document} I get the ...
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Check these errors

\documentclass[a4paper,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{multirow} %\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[left=1cm,right=1cm,top=0.5cm,...
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Beamer file not being compiled when in a folder on macair (MACOS BIG SUR 11.6.4

My beamer file gets compiled if I have it on my desktop. But if I place it in a folder on my desktop I get the the following error when I use TexShop: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (...
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Error "Extra \else" statement with "ceurart"

I am getting an error when I run pdflatex command on the following .tex document. \documentclass[ % twocolumn, % hf, ]{ceurart} \usepackage{minted} \setminted{breaklines=true} \def\UrlBreaks{\do\/\...
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Error : ! File ended while scanning use of \textit

I'm new to Latex and I have a problem with my code : everytime I try to compile it, it shows the same error : ! File ended while scanning use of \textit . inserted text \par l.61 \input{...
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Memoir twocolumn showtrims

Can someone please confirm that this code does not run? I cannot seem to get the memoir class showtrims and twocolumn options to work at the same time. I just get a whole bunch of ! A <box> was ...
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dimensions too large

I'm getting the error "Dimensions too large" while they are not. MWE: \documentclass[border=1mm]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[-latex] (-1,0) -- (...
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Compilation failing because 'fontawesome5.sty' is not found when using package 'fontawesome5

I am unable to use the package "fontawesome5" as my compilation fails with the following error: '! LaTeX Error: File `fontawesome5.sty' not found.' The compilation runs fine on my Windows ...
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Undefined control sequence: rowcolors, with newer beamer

I tried to recompile a LaTeX source that compiled seamlessly last week but that time it failed with: ! Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \rowcolors I made a minimal example: \...
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Semantic meaning of "There's no line here to end."

I often have the experience that LaTeX returns an error message "There's no line here to end.". Then, it gives the location of the error, showing a full line of text: ! LaTeX Error: There's ...
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How specifically do I make the 64bit binaries work on Windows 10?

This is a streamlined version of my previous question (LuaLaTeX 64 bit does not finish compilation). My setup: Windows 10 (or 11), current TeXStudio, TeXLive 2021. I attempt to use the 64bit binaries ...
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Extra \endgroup. \begin{document} Frustrations

UPDATE 27/02/2022: Question has been answered. See Comments below. Thank you everyone for your help. Same issue as quite a few here. Booted up my LaTex project after a few months hiatus and ... it ...
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\authornotemark "Undefined control sequence."

After downloading this acmart.cls file, and the sample-sigconf.tex from the ACM Primary Article Template I am getting the following error: /usr/share/texlive/texmf- dist/tex/latex/upquote/upquote.sty) ...
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Centering Command Works Fine Outside the TOC; but Inside is a Different Story

Consider the code \documentclass[openany]{book} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} {\centering\Large\bfseries HERE IS A LONG SENTENCE THAT WILL NOT FIT ON ONE LINE, AND SO IT WILL BE DISPLAYED ON ...
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Editorial manager outputs only log

I am submitting a paper to a journal via the Editorial Manager upload system. Even though the LaTeX file works without errors on my local machine, all that appears when I build the file is the log ...
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Type H <return> for immediate help does not work

I've never been able to figure out why this doesn't work. I recently tried to add the color package to use some different colors in my pdf output. I now get the following error: Error producing PDF. ! ...
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Cannot Compile CV When Using Hyperref

I'm editing my CV and the compilation goes through when I refrain from using the hyperref package. I want to use hyperref to add links, for example, to my email or a few pertinent websites. When I do, ...
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Error in the code after loading a library in an R code

I have been writing a code in RStudio and using TinyTex to compile my pdf. I wrote the following code in an RSweave file in RStudio: \documentclass[12 pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Interesting behavior of preview

If you compile this code (note that \begin{document} is commented): % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} %\begin{document} \...
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Texmaker does not compile and generate pdfs - "Could not start command" error

I have just downloaded on my personal computer the Texmaker editor. It seems like it won't compile any tex file, giving the following error: Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -...
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Error in package fancyvrb: Too many }'s

When I include the package fancyvrb via \usepackage{fancyvrb} or other packages that make use of that package (for example minted), I get the error Missing \endscname inserted (line 535 of fancyvrb....
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Compilation error since upgrade to Ubuntu 21.10

I get an error when I try to compile my LaTeX script. I did not make any change to the script. The only thing new (I guess) is that I upgraded my OS from Ubuntu 20.04 to Ubuntu 21.10. Below is the ...
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Incomplete \iffalse; all text was ignored after line 27

I am getting the above error while compiling the below code using Springer journal template available at Template The MWC is shared below \documentclass[sn-mathphys]{sn-jnl}% Math and Physical ...
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tikzlibrary: external file names with spaces issue

Hello there Currently trying to implement tikz's external library to a file named stack q.tex MWE: \newcommand\subfilename{"./stack q.tex"} \documentclass{article} % pgfplots \usepackage{...
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