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Questions tagged [errors]

{errors} is for questions regarding or including compilation or similar errors.

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Can't view pdf after compiling

EDIT: I solved this by replacing 'figure' with 'figure*'. Thank you all for your input. I'm using Texmaker and MiKTeX on Windows 10. The file compiles without any issues but the pdf isn't available. ...
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Problems packages

Please suggest me why I got these errors. Here is my code: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{subfigure} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Problem with unclear error message

\begin{align*} P(A) \cap P(B) & = \lbrace x \mid x \in P(A) \and x \in P(B) \rbrace \\ & = \lbrace x \mid x \subseteq A \and x \subseteq B \rbrace \\ & = \...
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How to shift text to left?

I want to align these two. Or shift the text to left. how can it be done?
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Compile error when using \textit in \makecell

I am modifying the moderncv resume template and I'm running into a compile error when using \textit within a \makecell. Here is my redefinition of cventry. The error is happening on line 4, within ...
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Compilation error when trying to use LuaTeX

I have recently been made aware of luatex as an option get all calibri font in my latex project (both text and math). I did a run some time ago, and as I remember it was fine. Looked like I expected ...
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missing endgroup error

Im trying to print piecewise function: \begin{equation} f(n)=\begin{cases} 1, \& if $x<0$\\ 0, \& otherwise \end{cases} \end{equation} However, it keeps raising this ...
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Bibliography questions [duplicate]

As I write my Bachelor thesis at the moment I tried to teach myself how to use Latex. But I am struggling a lot with my bibliography as I can not find a way to program it the way I want to: ...
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File ended while scanning use of \substack

Everything was fine when I changed external pdf from default to adobe reader. after that it never meant to run again indicating the above error. Frustrating \documentclass[12]{article} \usepackage{...
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\verb illegal in command argument in \begin{align*}

I am trying to generate a set of aligned equations that looks like, (note: random and variable are supposed to be pseudo-code) However, instead I got this along with an error, that says, \verb ...
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! Package PGF Math Error: I cannot calculate the logarithm of `-0.01501' (in '{

I'm coping with the following error: ! Package PGF Math Error: I cannot calculate the logarithm of -0.01501' (in '{ ( 3 * (-0.9975)^2 - 3 )^(1/2)}') My code line is as follows: \draw[domain=-2:2 ,...
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Undefined Reference and or Citation … suddenly appear [duplicate]

I've been doing my thesis using latex. It was fine at first, just some of the figures not in the right place. Just 2 or 3. And so, I continued typing what I want.. then compiled it.. and boom! ...
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Minimal debian latex installation and errors compiling simple file

Really new to latex (2 hours, and google was not my friend). I installed latex with: # aptitude install texlive-base lmodern+M texlive-lang-portuguese+M (had to manually install texlive-lang-...
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package inputenc error: invalid utf-8 byte 146

I installed MikTeX(2.9.6813) and TeXmaker(5.0.2). when I compile the file in the TeXmaker, the error message shows. The following below are the packages I used. \usepackage{latexsym} \usepackage[...
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LaTeX Error: Lonely \item--perhaps a missing list environment [closed]

I am new in LaTeX. I am getting an annoying error. "LaTeX Error: Lonely \item--perhaps a missing list environment." please help me how to solve it. I couldn't figure that out. I am attaching a picture ...
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If my Tufte problem persists, are there other good book class to use?

I have seen many pages dedicated to solving this problem with tufte. None of these solutions work for me. I tried several simple .tex files using tufte. All have the same problem. "Argument of \...
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I'm getting an error with the $\frac$ function and can't seem to figure out what the issue is

I am trying to get a fraction to show up that has multiple terms in the numerator and only one term in the denominator. I would like the numerator to be "2pi(12,500mi)" and the denominator to be "2pi....
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LaTeX error: illegal parameter number in definition of \pgffor@b

I am trying to use a loop. The following does not work: \foreach \a in {no,has}{ \begin{table}[H] \footnotesize \captionsetup{width=.9\linewidth} \caption{text} \vspace{-22pt} ...
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How do I fix these errors in Overleaf?

I'm using a forked version of this resume template (huge thanks to posquit0!). I am a TeX noob, knowing only enough to muck up this beautiful resume template with my petty customizations! I want the ...
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Multiple images ok, but index of figures wrong

I'm triyng to put multiple images together and succeeded, but the problem comes when latex creates automatically the list of figures, it makes stranger things.... Edited adding a MWE \documentclass[...
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Packages option breakall not compatible with ctex

I am having this weird issue where the option breakall of package truncate is not compatible with package ctex. Below is the code \documentclass[UTF8]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[UTF8]{...
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Undefined control sequence for basic commands

I have just installed TeXmaker and MikTeX, but I cannot seem to make it work. I get the error "! Undefined control sequence" after every statement in my document. I cannot get \input{...}, \...
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Latex and SymPy error

I try to make some calculations inside Latex. Therefore I want to use Sympy. So I put \usepackage{sympytex} to the header and compile wit pdfLatex. After compiling there occurse a .sympy file. The ...
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Example of addmargin - Error

I'm trying to learn how to use addmargin command. To do this I wrote the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \listfiles \begin{document} \begin{addmargin}[-1cm]{-3cm} ...
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TeX capacity exceeded on template

I am new to LaTeX and am currently working on a thesis. I was sent a template to create the thesis with so I assume that it works on other configurations. I installed MikTex and told it to install ...
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Column vectors alignment

I am trying to reproduce the column vectors in the figure but I have problems in aligning them. Is there anybody who could help?
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How to de-italicize text after using \therefore?

I am trying to write a normal statement after using the therefore symbol. \therefore The mixed strategies (\frac{23}{27},\frac{4}{27}), (\frac{23}{27},\frac{4}{27}) are a Nash Equilibrium. It gives ...
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Issue with alignment in LaTex

I just started using LaTeX, and have run into a bit of an error. Here is the document as follows: \documentclass{article} %preamble% \usepackage{amsmath} \title{An Introduction to Functions and ...
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Disappearing references replaced with [?] and errors in the bibliography due to style file definition errors

Hi, This is my first time using LaTeX and Bibtex. This is the link to my document, ; LaTeX file on Overleaf It is giving the following error messages; (no line number): This is BibTeX, Version 0....
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Problems with LuaTeX 1.08 even on a very simple document

I just installed luatex 1.08 released yesterday (the installation is a manual process and replaces the original luatex v1.07 that ships with Texlive 2018) on my on GNU/Linux x86_64 machine and re-...
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Why Element sign is not showing up in texstudio?

Why Element sign is not showing up in texstudio? I used \in and it's just not showing up (No error occurred though)and once I use \subset, subset sign is showing! Thanks in advance.
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Texstudio can't generate the .pdf file

i'm new here and also in the lateX world, i'm sorry for my english (i'm italian) i'll try my best. few days ago i installed for the first time latex downloading miktex from the original site, then i ...
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TexMaker doesn't create .aux and other needed files

I've just gotten a new computer and installed MikTex and TexMaker on it. I've been using these programs on an old computer, and don't remember having the same problem when I started using Tex on the ...
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update went wrong

I updated today to the last MikTex (with the update manager). Since then I can't compile. The update ended with this error: What can I do? I'm not a wizard and I'm lost. Thanks
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Arara Automation Tool script not found

I recently installed the tool Arara via Miktex and integrate it in Kile. When using the command it should just use pdflatex to compile the main file. However, I receive the error: ***** ***** ...
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Problems with TeXstudio

I updated my system to Ubuntu 18.04 and now I've got problems with TeXstudio. The error message looks like this I did try to reinstall texstudio (a lot times) and run all the purge and cleaning ...
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Externalize Tikz picture result in error 'pdflatex -holt-on-error but shell escape is used

I am trying to externalize tikz-picture by using the externalize library. I am using Miktex 2.9. I activate the external feature by using \tikzexternalize and also tried \tikzexternalize[shell ...
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Can't create bibliography while using an elsevier template

I am using Texmaker 5.0.2. I have downloaded "Elsevier reference styles" sample manuscript from https://www.elsevier.com/authors/author-schemas/latex-instructions However, I get the following error ...
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Missing number, treated as zero in section

On Windows it works perfectly, in Ubuntu I get this error Missing number, treated as zero. \section{Definition} and this here Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). \section{Definition} these ...
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“Missing number treated as zero” error

I got this error and could not really get why it occurs... can somebody help me? I saw this is commonly happening error but couldn't really solve it. Many Thanks for your help in advance! \section{...
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PGF fpu “ill-formatted floating point number” using shapes.symbols library

I was trying to draw a Pierson-Moskowitz wave spectrum in TikZ and had to load the PGF's fpu library to do some of the calculations. Lots of errors! What surprised me is that one of them doesn't ...
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How to specify xtick={<>} when using x-coordinate in DATE-format and not using [date coordinates in = x]?

Depending on this question how to plot regression on DATE x-axes I post the MWE from Christian Feuersänger: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{dateplot} \begin{...
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tikz/pgf error, when I generate code from app to draw a graph

I'm coding for my teaching documents, and I use code which is generated from GeoGebra to draw a graph as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz,pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.15}...
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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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Error while trying to input external pstricks files

I am trying to use \input{.} to import externally created pstricks graphics. These .tikz pictures are created by inkscape. When I try to import the picture using \input, I get this following error ...
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How to change save size for a LyX installation? (“TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]” error)

I am suffering from a "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]" error. From similar questions (1, 2, 3, 4), I know one fix is to edit a file called "texmf.cnf" and change the "save_size" ...
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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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Problems using mdsymbol (\mid and \surd already defined errors)

I'm trying to use Minion Pro and Myriad Pro in some of my documents and to use the accompanying mdsymbol package for math fonts. I'm getting the following errors when compiling a basic document: ! ...
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compile errors after transferring files from one machine to another

i have recently changed laptop, transferred all of my .tex files - mostly resumes and cover letters - from the older machine but cannot compile any of them on the new one for each file, the editor - ...
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Problem with absolute path and [ngerman] babel?

I want to get rid of relative paths and defines a new command which point to the root folder of my project: \providecommand{\myPath}{C:/Users/xxx/Google Drive/WS_1819/Bachelorarbeit/_new/} However, ...