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Problem in compiling a latex file in Dropbox

When I am compiling a .tex file in my laptop then it is fine but after attaching this file in Dropbox and compiling in Dropbox then it is not compiling and above message is shown. Please help.
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What is a LaTeX editor that syncs automatically?

Basically something I could use to work on Overleaf docs when lost internet connectivity or Chrome is not responding. Oh and runs on windows. Pdf-code sync would be nice too.
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latexmk creates multiple .fls files in dropbox

I use the lightweight Gummi Tex editor on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and I'm having a very weird problem. It creates multiple .FLS files automatically when I meet these two conditions: 1 - When I'm working on ...
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Syncing Overleaf to access .tex files in Dropbox

I'm writing a paper in Overleaf. I'm running the analysis in R, using stargazer to output latex code in a .tex file that is stored in Dropbox. Is it possible to get Overleaf to sync with the .tex ...
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Umlaut not correctly displayed after Dropbox synchronisation

I want to work on my LaTeX Project on two different Mac Computers (using OS 10.12.5 and 10.11.6) and synchronise my files using Dropbox. My supervisor is controlling them using a Windows Computer. ...
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A lot of files created when saving [duplicate]

Each time I save (sometimes I have to press save more than once to actually save the document) one aditional file is created "document.tex.something". Does anybody know why this happens? How can I ...
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Parse JSON for Dropbox path

I keep all my tex files in a Dropbox directory, but different computers (all Windows-based) have different user names, so I would like to define a command in my template that is the Dropbox path, to ...
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Files won't save unless force is applied [duplicate]

I'm currently working on my Thesis in LaTex and have successfully used TexStudio (2.11.2) and MiKTeX (2.9.6069-x64) for two years now. Since a couple of days TexStudio always needs to be forced to ...
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TexStudio or MikTex problem: extra files (not the normal ones) [duplicate]

A few days ago, my TexStudio (which I have used without difficulty for years) started being slow compiling, not compiling when I hit the "build and view" and "build buttons", and ...
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I need to save/compile a few times and a bunch of weird files (like foo.tex.Ak6664) appear in my Dropbox folder each time

I need to compile between two and four times before I see changes I make in the editor (TeXstudio) and each time I compile, a new .tex file is created with random letters and numbers at the end. For ...
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Is it worth switching from Dropbox to a “real” versioning system? [duplicate]

I currently use Dropbox for storing my TeX projects, but have been tempted to switch to a "real" revision control system, like Mercurial or Git, lately. If it is worthwhile to switch, what would be ...
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Paths to bib-file on Win and OSX

I use Windows at home and OSX at the University. My tex files are synchronized via Dropbox. However, the path rules are, evidently, different in these systems. As a result, I have to write something ...
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TexShop integration with Dropbox problem

I store my .tex files in Dropbox and use a TexShop at mac in my office and WinEdt at PC at home for editing them. I leave my .tex files open (but saved) on both computers. When I come home and make a ....
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Latex editor and online sharing [duplicate]

Are there some Latex editors that allow the online sharing? I mean an editor that when a shared file is opened by two users (for example using dropbox), each person can see on time what the other ...
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How to set a new clean arara rule that circumvents Dropbox interference in Windows?

arara is a cool tool for LaTeX automation, it works by setting your directives (i.e., a code line in tex document) to tell arara what to run next in a specific order that best suits your LaTeX ...