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Questions tagged [errors]

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

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TeXnicCenter error? What's wrong with this?

What's wrong with this? Error message: "! Missing \right. inserted." (But I don't see it. Everythink works!) \begin{multline} U=\sum\limits_{n=0}^{\infty}\sum\limits_{k=0}^{\infty}\left[(a_{nk}\cos ...
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Problem with side by side equation tag and custom tag style

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsmath} \newtagform{brackets}{[}{]} \usetagform{brackets} \AtBeginDocument{\let\latexlabel\label} \...
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Tikzmark - Error Message

I wrote the following equation \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{newunicodechar} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[...
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Pdf does not compile

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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Using \color in varwidth environment produces warning and does not work as intended

Trying to use color in a varwidth environment, I stumbled upon a warning from the varwidth package. Inspecting the issue and trying the same with \parbox and the minipage environment lead to the ...
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I don't know what's wrong this LaTeX coding

I just Installed LaTeX basic and only downloaded the packages in the coding; it is a coding for a Journal I wanted to its format. However, I keep getting error messages whenever I want to execute the ...
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file ended while scanning use of @\item

My code gives no errors until I write this: \begin{enumerate}[(i)] \item (a,b) $\ncong$ [c,d), \item (a,b) $\ncong$ [c,d], and \item [a,b) $\ncong$ [c,d). \end{enumerate} The error ...
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Errors relating to \xrfill

I'm new to using LaTeX and am unsure of how to resolve errors that arise when trying to insert a line broken by text (as a header) into a bibliography. However, it does also happen at any other point ...
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Defined command only works in preamble

I'm writing a class, and when using it I want to use small caps with a font that doesn't have small caps defined (I know – not as good as the real thing). I found this answer Fake small caps with ...
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I'm not able to \begin or \end{document} in my article on TexStudio

This is the MWE of the code I have used (I'm using APA6 package to make an apa formatted document for my research article so have used that as the document class rather than article). When I try to ...
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A symbol imported from the ifsym package is not recognized

I found a symbol that I am interested in in the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbols list, where it is noted that the symbol is part of the ifsym package. However, when I try to use the symbol, thus: \...
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Compilation Error: Fontawesome5 package

I'm trying to use the FA5 package, but I've run into an error my google-fu has yet to find a solution to. This is what I get at the end of my log file. !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file fa5free0solid)...
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LyX - external program error - where to check the logs?

When I hit Ctrl + R, I get this error: The external program ... finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external program's error (check the logs). What is this external ...
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Decoration of tikz-3dplot function: Error without effect

I created a 3D plot with tikz-3dplot and tried to add text along a path created by the function tdplotdrawarc by using a text decoration. The appended MWE works as intented, but displays the error ...
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xparse - \NewDocumentCommand definition behaves different if defined in preamble [closed]

I encountered a very strange behavior for the \NewDocumentCommand command in the xparse package related to the point of definition. The following code works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Changing the column order breaks tabularx

Why does the following table breaks with TeX saying that ! Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr. <recently read> \endtemplate l.9 \end{tabularx} ? If I change the column ...
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Unicode error in inputenc package char − (U+2212)

When I compile the texfile on my laptop, everything is fine. however, When I compile same file on PC, with same version of TexMaker I am getting this error: Unicode error in inputenc package char ...
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Why does latex throw an error when there is empty lines inside the caption environment

Here is an effect i've irritated me on for a while. When creating a figure environment with a caption like the one below \begin{figure}[ht] %%%Some figure \caption{Some text some more text some ...
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Bibtex file with Lyx errors in file

I been trying for hours to fix my bibliography in Lyx but with no result.I inserted bib file to LYx but the compiler gives me errors like : ...2003,fari_navarro_param_2008,vitter_1987} ...
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package update without proxysever

I cannot automaticall update packages at the Moment and i Have directacces, i.e., no Proxy Server I could define in the MiXTeX package Manager. What else can I do? The Manual Installation seems quite ...
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Modifying A Specific Example of Interlinear Text and Running it on Tex Live 2018

I am trying to modify this specific solution to interlinear texts, which I found here. % !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \...
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big problem- transformation tex file to binary file?

Worked on those documents in the TeXworks, took a break and tried to open his document again and saw nothing in the TeX code, but PDF output was correct. I tried to see the code of my own file, but ...
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Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (Z): `c' used

I got a package array error for "Z" and "\toprule". It shows "Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (Z): `c' used" and "Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (Z): `\toprule' used". I ...
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TikZ controls cause false alarms about overfull \hboxes

The following code Then $e+F$ acts in the standard representation (on $\mathbb C^{mn+k}$) in such a way that we can decompose this action into the following pieces: for even $m$, $$ \begin{...
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Hyphenation for package polski

I've tried to solve that issue with answers I found in the web but failed to succeed. How do I enable (or get any) hyphenation for that package? I'm constantly getting an error: Package polski Error: ...
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Can't compile Hebrew LyX (2.3) files since the new Miktex 2.9

I have recently installed LyX 2.3.1-1 on a fresh PC running Windows 10 Pro (64bit), following the instructions here: https://wiki.lyx.org/Windows/Hebrew I have installed the latest Miktex 2.9 (dated ...
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! Missing \endcsname inserted.<to be read again>\def \begin{

\documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{report} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \newcommand{\en}{\selectlanguage{english}} \newcommand{\gr}{\selectlanguage{...
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Conflict between diffcoeff and mhchem

I notice recently a conflict between the packages diffcoeff and mhchem. For this file : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{diffcoeff} \...
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My code is giving my this error: BibTeX I was expecting a `,' or a `}' : : But I can't find it!

So, my code is giving me this error and I can't find the reason for it. Below this line there are the lines from 241 to 259. In the log file, it says that the error is located on the line 252. It says:...
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TeX Capacity exceeded, semantic nest size

I'm having a problem that I have no idea what it can be caused by, the error it produces is the following "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [semantic nest size=500]. \end{align}" Using TeX studio and have ...
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Runaway Argument? File ended while scanning use of @\writefile

I am trying to run a 500 line code in Latex, which has the following parent codes: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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How to input a .lyx file through a .tex macro in LyX

I have a top level .lyx file that I am building with LyX. I have several LaTeX macros in the preamble, one of which is wrapper over the LaTeX \input{} macro. When I try to use this macro in an ERT in ...
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Getting more context about a a latex error [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Beamer to get a listing in a presentation. I'm getting a mysterious error message that looks like: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> \let ...
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Vancouver style file accuses me of popping an empty literal stack

This document (problem.tex) and bibliography (problem.bib) work as expected: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This.\cite{altman} \bibliography{problem}{} \bibliographystyle{plain} \end{...
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Undefined control sequence \titleformat

I am going to submit a paper to a journal, and I have been provided with a preset template, which is essentially the MWE you see below. This returns "Undefined control sequence. l.8 \titleformat ...
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Missing $ inserted. …3mm]{\includegraphics[width=4.002cm]{6a}}

I can not remove this error: Missing $ inserted. ... I have already used: \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{ {D:/Users/test/} } and my code is: \begin{figure}[t] \...
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Missing { inserted: but no parenthesis is missing

Good evening everybody, I already searched for this problem but didn't find a solution. When compiling my LaTeX file, the error "Missing { inserted" appears but everything seems to be ok with the ...
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\llbracket and \rrbracket Does not Work in TikZ

Why can’t I use \llbracket and \rrbracket in the following example? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,shapes,graphs,graphs.standard,quotes} \usepackage{stmaryrd} \...
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Correct way of using `\graphicspath` for multiple folders

I am trying to set path for mt .eps plots to multiple folders \graphicspath{{"D:/Mypaper/GraphicsFolder1/"}{"D:/Mypaper/GraphicsFolder2/"}{./Plots/}} If I include the quotes to the folder paths, ...
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Cover Letter Modern CV stack exceeded ?

in the past I used a template for a cover letter (modernCV style) I updated my Miktex a week ago. Now when I want to compile (Texmaker) I get the following Error: "Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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Command to bypass hyperref error explanation

I had warning in my project Package hyperref Warning: Option `pdfpagelabels' is turned off because \thepage is undefined. I used command before document class. \PassOptionsToPackage{pdfpagelabels=...
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Parsing multi-line warnings in console output

I am writing a parser for warnings. I have extended the width of LaTeX's output so that errors and warnings all occur on a single line. However, I have a problem with multi-line, formatted warn ...
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How to fix error Missing number, treated as zero

I know this must be a common title for a question, and I have done my research but I still can't figure out why i get this error with this block of code: \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage[...
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Why can I not put a fraction inside of a pmatrix? [closed]

So I'm trying to typeset a formula that contains a vector with two values that are fractions. This, unfortunately, is not working. Here is what I wrote: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath}...
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view .pdf file from subfolder

How can I view .pdf file from subfolder? Command "C:/Program Files/Adobe/Reader 11.0/Reader/AcroRd32.exe" ./subfolder/%.pdf doesn't work and I get: "Error: could not start the command" On the ...
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Latex error: “! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char Ṕ (U+1E54)”

"! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char Ṕ (U+1E54)" Does anyone know me explain what this error means and how to fix it? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Error warning for backward compatibility

Recently I have been using Overleaf and Texworks for my latex and I seem to be getting the error: Package pgfplots Warning: running in backwards compatibility mode (unsuitable tick labels; missing ...
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Problems with Miktex and Texlipse

I'm trying to work with Eclipse (Texlipse) and MikTex but I have problems to make a project. Console send me the next information: running: C:\miktex29\miktex\bin\x64\pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -...
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graphicx regression in TL 2018? \convertMPtoPDF undefined in preamble

Consider the following MNWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} % \input{supp-pdf.mkii} \newbox\mypic \sbox\mypic{\includegraphics[height=6.5ex]{moral-compass-lliw10}} \begin{document} ...
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Intercept error messages?

Is it possible to override error messages? The latex log sometimes makes it hard to tell, what file was being parsed when an error or warning was reported. Files are denotes by (FILENAME ...) in the ...