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Is there an alternative to sgame compatible with array?

As noted in Christian Hupfer's answer, the package sgame is incompatible with array. Is there a more tolerant alternative for typesetting payoff matrices in game theory? MNWE: \documentclass{article}...
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Command \nr already defined (datetime2 and nccmath incompatibility)

It seems that the datetime2 and the nccmath packages are incompatible when I load the [useregional] option in the first (I get command \nr already defined). I used a solution for reducing spacing ...
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svg package failing to work after update

I can't compile the book I've been working on anymore after a general package update. I restricted the issue to a recent version of the svg package (Oct. 10). In this MWE: % !TeX spellcheck = it_IT % ...
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What should I do with the following error?

I'm getting this error while building a project I received from colleague. The document structure is defined in templates. Is it possible to read something from this errors: \@begindocumenthook ....
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! Missing } inserted error in equation/split

I have the following equation. \begin{equation} \begin{split} E_\textrm{el}&=\sum_{i}^{\textrm{occ.}}n_i\bra{\psi_i}H\ket{\psi_i}+\frac{1}{2}\sum_{\textrm{A,B}}^{}\sum_{l\textrm{(A)}}^{}\sum_{l'\...
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Missing font 'zplsups-Regular-t1' after Catalina update on macOS

I seem to be missing some fonts since the Catalina update. Minimal failing example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newpxtext} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} Error at footnote number ...
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How to insert an image and not get error message when resizing [duplicate]

Hi I am trying to insert an image in a document and have the width of the image be the same as the width of the text. I have included the following and cannot seem to get the display command to work....
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! File ended while scanning use of \caption@xdblarg. error

I wanted to compile my latex file and got an ! File ended while scanning use of \caption@xdblarg error without changing anything obviously in the code. I tried to look for missing brackets but couldn'...
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Bibtex errors when using Atom as LateX Editor

I have just moved to Atom as my main Latex Editor. I've installed MikTex and atom-latex. But in the first time I compiled my file, There was Atom's messenge that error(s) with Bibtex has occurred in ...
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Missing number, treated as zero for a \loop … \repeat

I'm trying to write simple macros, which functional is to print every n = n + k-th letter from the alphabet, where k and n are counters. So I need a \loop-\repeat construction. I use it, but it works ...
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How to define commands before loading the `hyperref` package, which is loaded by my document class?

On the question Missing number, treated as zero when renewing enumerate \item and using hyperref I learned I have to define my custom commands from the question How to recognize the enumerate ...
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Missing number, treated as zero when renewing enumerate \item and using hyperref [duplicate]

When I tried to integrate the answer for my question How to recognize the enumerate shortlabels in my custom environment? on my thesis document, latex throwed this error: main.tex:26: Missing number, ...
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Undefined control sequence “\includegraphics” [duplicate]

I recently got a weird error when I was trying to recompile an old document of mine. I am using the latest versions of MiKTeX and TeXstudio and I am using pdfLaTeX compiler. I made a minimum working ...
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tilesec error with babel

\documentclass[ukenglish,10pt,a4paper,openany]{book} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[pagestyles]{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}{\normalfont\Large}{\thechapter}{12mm}{}[\titlerule] \...
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Remove `Not in outer par mode` [closed]

I have a setup where I hack externalizing figures to reduce compile times. tikz externalize does not work as it gives errors when run on my specific code(I think related to some package conflicts). ...
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Illegal parameter number in definition of \enit@before. You meant to type ## instead of #, right?

I am trying to renew the \item command, inside the \setlist command for How to create a enumerate list adding a custom prefix before each item number?, but latex keeps telling me: test1.tex:22: ...
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Tengwar, tikz and decorations.text

I am trying to write a sentence in tengwar along a circle, and I'm trying to use tikz, with a code that looks something like \documentclass[11pt]{article} \pdfmapfile{=tengwarscript.map} \usepackage[...
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Why are Latex Error messages often so confusing? [closed]

I have been programming in LaTeX and some different languages for a few years. IMHO, LaTeX error messages are often more confusing than the error messages of other programming languages. Why is it ...
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How to mix characters from different languages in LaTeX?

I cannot mix characters from different languages ​​in one document. When I add \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}, there are problems with the cyrillic characters. When I add T2A, there are problems with other ...
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Display math should end $$. Missing $ inserted. Bad math environment delimiter

I have just started writing in Latex and I am getting the same errors constantly. No matter how hard I try to fix these errors, I am breaking some other part. Therefore, I wanted to ask you about my ...
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compilation problem with tif image converted to eps

I use a microscope which only allows saving images as .tiff. Thus, I need to convert them into .eps using an online converter. The compilation crashes and I don't understand the reason. Here is my ...
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How to remove bad box type error :- Overfull \vbox (17.18265pt too high) detected [duplicate]

Overfull \vbox (17.18265pt too high) detected on line 173 I want to remove this. Code is here: \documentclass[10pt,xcolor=svgnames]{beamer} %\documentclass{article} %usepackage[english]{babel} \...
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Having problem with figures since last update [duplicate]

I have updated the packages of miktex and now when I compile my file, the figures \includegraphics are not compiled and show only as a line of the figure name. I reinstalled both miktex and the ...
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linguex in uclathes [duplicate]

\exi. environment sends `undefined sequence' error. How can I fix it? Here is the code of the main tex file. \documentclass [PhD] {uclathes} \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \usepackage{linguex} \begin ...
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how to remove bad box type error :- Overfull \hbox (4.55623pt too wide) detected

Overfull \hbox (4.55623pt too wide) detected I want to remove this code is here: \documentclass[10pt,xcolor=svgnames]{beamer} %\documentclass{article} %usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{...
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how to remove these errors in my tex presentation slides?

Can somebody help in removing errors from this file? \documentclass[10pt,xcolor=svgnames]{beamer} %\documentclass{article} %usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Possible conflict between BibLaTeX and navigator packages

I'm having trouble using both the biblatex package (to manage the bibliography) and the navigator package (to embed a file into the PDF). Here is a minimum example: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,...
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Error with pdfTeX after updating to Mac OS Catalina

I am getting the following error now when I compile with TeXShop. "This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded format=pdflatex) restricted \write18 enabled. entering ...
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MikTeX issue after update: initexmf.exe

I have the same problem as stated in this post. After updating MikTeX I am unable to compile LaTex files that contain \includegraphics{}. The temporary fix from Joseph Wright solved the problem. My ...
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tikz-qtree and tufte-book

I want to use tikz-qtree to add trees to a book formatted with tufte-book. For the most part, they work. However, one example does not. Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{tufte-...
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The error occurred after the last update

After latest update of TeXLive2019 I get an error with my code, thet previously worked fine. I associate this error with the latest update, possible some conflict of hyperref and answers packages, or ...
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LaTeX Error: LaTeX Error: \tocsection undefined

I am working on a .docx to .pdf script that use pandoc and latex, I got requested to use the following improvement: \usepackage{etoolbox} \makeatletter %suppression des \vbox underfull badness \def\...
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New environment (with nested environments, i.e. tcolorbox and tabularx)

This is my code: % XeLaTeX \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage{environ} \setlength\parindent{0pt} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{...
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error: Font \TU/LatinModernRoman(0)/bx/n/10=LatinModernRoman

Everything was working fine in my main document before trying to embed this answer in my code. However, I don't quite understand the steps needed to resolve this according to this solution. The error ...
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Error Undefined Control Sequence: \Ginclude@graphics … \Ginput@path [duplicate]

I have this error message (seen below) for every graphic i included in my document. Backround: I use jabref for citation. because there were an incompability problem i followed the instructions from ...
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“There's no line to end” with math equations

I think the best way to describe what is going on is just show an example of where I am seeing these errors. \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage[top=2cm, ...
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Can't Figure Out What Is Causing Missing \item Error

I am writing a paper using a template provided by the professor and I am getting the "something's wrong---perhaps a missing \item error" at three places and I can't figure out what is causing them. ...
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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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Execute code with strange * symbol from package: catchfilebetweentags

I would like to execute a specific command from the CTAN package CatchFileBetweenTags (see https://ctan.math.illinois.edu/macros/latex/contrib/catchfilebetweentags/catchfilebetweentags.pdf) which ...
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How to compile example from tcolorbox documentation with current TL (2019)?

The definition for marker below is from tcolorbox.doc.s_main.sty. With earlier versions of Texlive (and tcolorbox), this worked fine, but with updated Texlive, it does not. \documentclass{article} \...
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error command \iint already defined

I constantly receive this message, but I do not use the amsmath pacakge /usr/local/texlive/2018/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsmath/amsmath.sty, line 645 LaTeX Error: Command \iint already defined. Or ...
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Getting a double subscript error - Code review [closed]

I'm getting a double subscript error from the following simple code: Consider a sample drawn from the population consisting of the set $\{ e_{1}, e_{2},\cdots, e_{n} \} $. This sample can be selected ...
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Invalid character in my array of a function…Code Check

I'm getting an invalid character error from the following array that I'm entering in my document. I don't see any characters that could be invalid: \begin{equation*} f(\textbf{x}) = \left[\begin{...
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Error after adding bibliography

I'm writing a thesis with Texmaker and for my bibliography I work with Mendeley in combination with biber 2.12. So far, I wrote my text and added a lot of sources with the command \cite{example2019}. ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. with \label command in macro

i try to write a macro which must put one or two label depending of the input parameter: input=⟨test1⟩ must write one label: \label{sec:test1} input=⟨test1,test2⟩ must ...
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I need to solve the problem of Missing delimiter (. inserted)?

{\small \begin{multline} \label{eq:kinem} ^{i-1}\mathit{T}_i = \left[ \begin{matrix} \cos^2\phi_i(\cos\kappa_i s_i -1)+1 \\ \sin\phi_i \cos\phi_i (\cos\kappa_i s_i -1) \\ \cos\phi_i \sin\kappa_i s_i\...
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error in \address and change error when i delete this

I create a Journal format, i have error in \address, but when i delete this, error change to next. please help me. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[top=40mm, bottom=25mm, left=25mm, right=25mm,...
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How can I set \l_file_search_path_seq so \file_input:n finds files in Texlive 2019 as it did in Texlive 2018?

I have code which used to use \file_path_include:n, but now tries to adjust \l_file_search_path_seq as follows. With Texlive 2018, this works, but with Texlive 2019, it doesn't. What am I missing? ...
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Trouble with pfgkeys and CircuiTikz (with dipchips)

I have trouble printing ICs with CircuiTikz. Most parts work fine but I can't set \ctikzset options as well as dipchips. Any ideas? Thanks a lot! MWE (copy-paste 1st example, p. 91 of the manual) \...
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error at line 148 on begin{center}--why is it happening?

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{letter} %inter office note /cover page vertical line template \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \...