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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem with letltxmacro and hyperref

I am facing an issue in in TeXstudio. This file worked fine for me in the past, but suddently I am facing this issue. Initially I had a problem with pdfescape.sty, but it was rectified by solution ...
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Tex Capacity Exceeded with csname and recursion

I would like to try to do some input with relative paths (like in the import package but I would like to write it) When I compile I have a Tex Capacity exceeded. Could you maybe help me with this ...
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Error in PSTricks package

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} Test. \end{document} I compile my document using latex --> dvips --> ps2pdf. When I come to the ...
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How to compile Overleaf LaTeX template in VS code using LaTeX workshop?

I am trying to compile the following template : https://www.overleaf.com/articles/ismail-shaikhs-business-cv/hwqzkdzjtpcb on VS code version with LaTeX workshop version 8.4.1. The .tex file compiles ...
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Let arara continue upon failure

I have a document which throws some errors, but I am satisfied with the end result. To avoid stopping at these harmless errors, I execute the following commands: pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode ...
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LaTeX Error: Command \numberline@prefix already defined

I was using TexnicsCenter for my thesis and now I changed to Bakoma. But since then I having a lot of new errors: "LaTeX Error: Command \numberline@prefix already defined. Or name \end... illegal, ...
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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 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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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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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 ...
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Won't compile with Hebrew in the path

Description of the problem Fails to export to PDF (and other formats) when there is Hebrew in the path. On Ubuntu 16.04 with LyX 2.3 I get this error message: On Ubuntu 18.04 with LyX 2.2.3 I get ...
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“Enter filename”warning while running a tex code with MiKTeX

I am using latex code to generate my CV, and while using that it is showing following error. I am getting this warning for particular this tex file. All other tex files are running smoothly. PS: I ...
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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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: “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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Compilation errors using miktex 2.9 and texstudio 2.12.18

During compilation, I am encountering strange errors. I believe the error is due to version mismatch of pdftexcmds.sty which is of version 2019/11/24 v0.31 on my PC as a part of Miktex distribution. ...
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pdfescape not found yet it's installed with the oberdiek package

I'm using MikTeK to compile a document I made about year ago. It compiled fine at the time, but does not now. The error I get is that pdfescape.sty can't be found, yet it seems to be part of the ...
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epstopdf.exe - System error

I tried to run the tex template from Springer Book and the following error message appears: Epstopdf.exe - System error The code execution cannot proceed because runscript.dll was not found Did ...
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Latex3 drivers question

I wrote a few packages almost a year ago and they used to work just fine, as far as I can remember. Today I decided to start getting back into LaTeX again, and I updated my Miktex installation and ...
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The requested package is unknown

I used these packages: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mathtext} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage{sidecap} \usepackage[cp1251]{inputenc} \usepackage[bulgarian,...
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ifluatex.sty not found

While investigating the path described in the error, I found the ifluatex.sty file in the folder. How to proceed in this case?
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Errors with the iftex package in combination with the hyperref package

this question seems to be related to this one: hyperref gives error with ltugboat document class It seems that the problem is not completely fixed yet. If I try to compile the following "MWE" (which ...
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Error pops up when I want to compile it

xelatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex Does anyone know what this means. I can not open any preview? I use Texmaker on Windows.
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\includegraphics giving error

\begin{figure}[!h] \includegraphics[scale=1]{figs/bogie_acc.jpg} \caption{Rolling of coach in oscillation trial and SIMPACK} \label{FIG:1} \end{figure} Argument of @tempa has ...
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“Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup” with no apparent reason

I get this error upon compile. I know this kind of question reoccurs a lot. But I tried to rule out several cases: checked that the curly braces in aux file are closed. No strange symbols in tex ...
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Latex error : missing number, treated as zero

Trying hard to find the solution. Implemented various techniques but not successful. Could you please help me. \begin{algorithm} \caption{Interior Point Method} \begin{algorithmic} \STATE {Choose ...
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changing \def to \edef causes error **job aborted, no legal \end found

Edit: Sorry forgot to add the intention: So my understanding is that \def expands the current definition, so I wanted to try using \edef which I believe is meant to fully expand the command even after ...
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Marie Curie template

1- Can anyone please let me know how I can reduce the top and bottom margins in the posted code? Which part do I need to edit? 2- Can anyone help me please for the following LATEX code? Main code ...
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“! Misplaced alignment tab character &.” even after backslash

I have the following reference in my .bib file: @article{Zander_et_al_2012, title = {The Finite Cell Method for linear thermoelasticity}, journal = {Computers \& Mathematics with ...
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tabu+makecell+xcolor = Improper \prevdepth

The packages tabu, makecell and xcolor seems to interact in incompatible ways: MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{makecell} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{...
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Lualatex buffer overflow

I want to compile one document on two different computers: one with Ubuntu 16 and lualatex 0.8.0.0, and another with Ubuntu 18 and lualatex 1.0.4 On the first computer I got an error: !LuaTeX error:...
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Why do I get this error with \includepdf: “(\pdfsetmatrix): Unrecognized format”?

This MWE produces a compile error: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage{lipsum} \title{My Title} \author{First M. Last} \begin{document} \maketitle \lipsum ...