Questions tagged [compiling]

{compiling} is about the process you must go through to convert your TeX from .tex source files into your output document format, be it pdf, dvi, or something completely different.

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Post break hook Arrows not working on native mac LaTex Clients

I tend to use overleaf for most of my latex porjects, but recently have been forced to work on a local tex editor. I work a lot with R code and use the following settings on overleaf: \usepackage{...
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Incomplete \iffalse related listlisting, \textit and \textcolor

I've asked something similar before, but that specific issue has been solved (waiting for comment to be posted as answer as of 2.3.19 18:12 GMT+1). I have a LaTeX code which gives me these errors at ...
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Incomplete \iffalse in specific lstlisting regardless of contents

I have a LaTeX code which gives me these errors at a specific line : Incomplete \iffalse; all text was ignored after line 140. Forbidden control sequence found while scanning text of \write. at line ...
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Compiling stuck in an infinite loop?

I'm using TeXstudio. Today, I added a couple of lines to my paper, went to compile it, and now TeXstudio is stuck in an infinite loop, where there's just that constant blue circle rotating. Even ...
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Document will compile on TeXworks but not TeXstudio

I have a small problem with a document I am trying to compile. The following code will compile in TeXworks without any errors, but bleats about missing packages tqft, and missing .sty files for wasysm,...
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Setting up LaTeX compiling protocol in VSCode (LaTeX-Workshop)

I apologize if this is not really a question, but more of a call for help because I'm really lost in how to use LaTeX command tools and all that sort of stuff and I don't really have time to ...
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How to configure the environment for AMS-tex?

I installed the Miktex, Winedt, and Texmaker in my PC. And I saw that there is amstex in MikTex package manager. Unfortunately, I still can not successfully compile the files written in ams-tex, such ...
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References to uncompiled sections

Im writing my thesis with latex and I used different files for the chapters, inserted in the main one with the \input command. Sometimes, I need to compile just 1 chapter (to send it to a reader, or ...
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How to solve saving failed with TeXstudio?

when I try to compile or save my document appears the following message: "Could not get write permissions on file ... Perhaps it is read-only or opened in another program?" I'm using TexStudio, and ...
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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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compile one time for all file pdf/tex and combine to one file

i use TexMaker 5.0.3 i have 6 file tex (file 1,2...6), and i must compile 6 times of 6 file .tex to create 6 file pdf. Then in main.tex, i combine 6 file pdf to only one pdf. Total: 7 times to create ...
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\shortstack in table throwing Compile Error

I am trying to put some cell text such as "Measurement type" and "Event labels" into multirow cells of two lines, where the aforementioned names would be split into two lines. \begin{table*}[t] ...
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Build one single .tex file from a .tex file with multiple \input

Edit: I think this question is sufficiently distinct from this question because I am specifically asking for a method within TeX itself, i.e. not running some Perl script separately to do this, but ...
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Output formatting within \message

Is there a list or overview of character codes that can be used within \message or \typeout to format the printed string in pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-… (TeX Live 2017)? I know of ^^J which does a ...
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mail merge and create multiple pdfs

I have a .csv file called sbriefdata with some data in it, for example A;B;10 C;D;20 E;F;30 G;H;40 and I want a separate .pdf file for each of the rows in the .csv file. I know how to do a mail ...
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VimLatex-suite SageTex compile shortcut

I am using LaTeX in Vim with VimLaTeX-Suite and i just started using Sage and i want to implement SageTex in my documents, but everytime i want to compile a have to follow this process in the terminal ...
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What is wrong with my code? [duplicate]

In a long document I am writing, I wrote $$\left\{ \Gamma_Y: \mathcal{L}_\mathbb{K} (C_\hat{L}(Y)) \longrightarrow \mathcal{L}_\K (C_G(Y), e^{C_G(Y)})) \right\}_\{Y \in X\}$$ It does not compile, ...
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Texstudio does not show error

For some reason my Texstudio stopped showing error messages. Instead the compiling never stops now. For example, for the following code \documentclass[]{article} %opening \title{} \author{} \begin{...
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Missing = inserted for \ifnum. \usepackage

I am trying to execute my code, but I am getting two errors. The main thing is that I want to keep the format of the document to be produced. It is giving a lot of Missing = inserted for \ifnum. \...
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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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LaTeX creating unwanted files in Temp folder

My problem is the following: every time I compile a document, strange-named .tex files (+ their .log files) appear in my c:\Temp directory (the file names are always 2 letters + 4 numbers). These ...
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Error: file ended while scanning use of \@writefile

Everytime I make an error in the coding, the terminal tells me where it is when I compile it. But, after correcting it and running it again, this appears: And I have to erase the .log and .aux files ...
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torn paper problem compile [closed]

I read this article about how to make a torn paper effect. So I tried the code below, but some errors arise. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} % To generate test text \...
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Portable LaTeX fail [closed]

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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tikzpicture won't render 'usable' PS code

I use tikz (and tikzpicture) a fair bit, but files that used to compile fine before the latest slew of updates to pgf, and pstricks, no longer seem to do so (at least, on my MikTeX installation). The ...
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Compiling a .tex file into many pdf without include?

I would like to have a single .tex file, with a main section and an appendix. I would want however to compile it into two distinct pdfs. There are solutions using \include, see How to create ...
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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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! 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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document not compiling with custom .cls

I copied my thesis from my work computer to write on it from home. But the compiler is telling me it can not open the style file even though its in the same folder as the .tex file. It compiles fine ...
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Conflict with \fi in figure captions

I have the following preamble: \documentclass[11pt]{book} % PACKAGES % graphics packages \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} % negative phantoms (\nphantom, \nhphantom, \...
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restore .tex and structure fles after turn off wile compiling [duplicate]

i'm working with a large document when battery´s low charge forced to turn off the laptop just when i was compiling. It seems that all structure is damaged, and i can´t open any documen but only the ...
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\write 18 compilation issue

I am submitting my work to a journal. My latex source has several sub files (images) created in latex. I have attached attached all the required files and when the journal's submission system try to ...
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TeXShop console freezes when compiling large files (intermittent)

About once out of every four times that I compile a large LaTeX project (about 780 pages) in TeXShop, the console freezes and stops the compiling. The content of the LaTeX files does not seem to ...
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Why am I getting Unidcode Error for some equations after updating Microsoft Windows from 7 to 10?

I have upgraded Windows from 7 to 10. When I am compiling some latex files, which were already built in Windows 7 and used to work fine - now in Windows 10 I am getting this error message for some ...
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Compilation options in ConTeXt document

Is there a way to supply compilation options from within the document in ConTeXt? For example the arrange option in the following example: There is a documented caveat in imposition mode, where the ...
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Starting TexStudio from batch file doesn't compile

I'm using MikTex portable and TexStudio on a USB drive. On the top most folder level I placed a batch file starting the texstudio.exe. When I try to compile any document, it doesen't run the command ...
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Error compiling, maybe due to cls file?

I have a file that's like the following, which uses the .cls file from here: \documentclass[twocolumn]{aastex62} \pdfoutput=1 %for arXiv submission \usepackage{amsmath,amstext} \usepackage[T1]{...
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PDF views stopped updating, no longer detecting errors

Using windows 10, MikTex and TeXmaKer. Have been using Latex for a while to make simple documents without many problems. I was starting to learn how to use the wrapfigure environment. When i loaded \...
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Alternatives to writing greek letters. Write directly in greek letters

When dealing with equations, I often end up writing a lot of mathematical symbols using greek letters. This makes the equations very long and a bit hard to read in my editor. Assuming I could write ...
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LaTeX journal article not compiling

Case: I've prepared an article for a journal using a template on Overleaf. It compiles fine on Overleaf, looks great, and is ready for submission. I pulled off the zip file, followed their upload ...
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Sumatra PDF Forward and Inverse search emacs

I have spent so much time trying to find a way to do both forward and inverse search on Emacs-Sumatra on a windows 10 computer. Whenever I do C-c C-c, I would like to be sent to the part of the PDF ...
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Beamer problem - undefined control sequence enumerate - no enumerates used in presentation

I get the following error when trying to compile a presentation that compiled fine before: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> .../enumerate \beameritemnestingprefix ...
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Pdf does not compile [closed]

I am seeing this in miktex/logs/ pdflatex.log: starting with command line: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode ModBook.tex 2018-11-18 08:04:04,769-0800 INFO pdflatex - allowing known ...
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LaTeX Table not Compiling

I am trying to compile the following table in LaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h] \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{| c | c | c |} \toprule ...
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Avoid scrolling to document beginning on compiling?

Each time I compile Kile scrolls back to the beginning of the document. I would like to avoid this, it makes it very hard to write text as I need to browse back to the section I am editing each time. ...
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Compiling (La)TeX files automatically with GitLab CI

Inspired by this question about compiling LaTeX files with Travis CI: How can GitLab's integrated CI feature be used to build (La)TeX documents?
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Slow in compilation of Chess games

MWE: \documentclass[12pt,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{chessboard} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage[headheight=15pt,top=1.5cm,nofoot,bottom=0cm,left=1cm,right=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{...
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! Misplaced \omit. in doxygen autogenerated output

I am feeding following input into doxygen -> generate latex (this is simple CANVAS board): @section book_canvas CANVAS analysis <center><table> <tr><th colspan="2">Key ...
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Citations with biblatex/biber and jabref stoped working. Only showing bibkey in bold

I have used quite some time searching for a solution to my compile problem. The document worked fine untill yesterday. After adding some new references, compiling stoped working properly. I have ...
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LuaLaTeX not recognised as a VS Code tool

I've been trying to adopt VS Code as my LaTeX editior of choice, since it has all of the features Atom has but more, once the extension LaTeX Workshop has been installed. My only gripe with it is that ...

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