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What does <recently read> etc. mean in TeX's error message

TeX will encounter an error with the following code: \documentclass{article} \test \begin{document} \end{document} It will give a message as: ! Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \...
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Moderncvhead and moderncvbodyi warnings - ModernCV

I did my CV by using Texmaker on a PC; when I open the file on another PC it does not work, in particular the software gives me the following messages (I downloaded and updated MikTek as well): %-----...
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! Undefined control sequence for definition inside a definition

In the following code \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \begin{document} %\def\pocz#1--#2.{#1 do #2} \def\zakres#1{\def\poko##1{#1.} #1 and \poko{} } %\poko \zakres{11--34} \end{document} ...
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LaTeX error after killing 'latexpdf': text line contains invalid character

After forcing TeXstudio to shut down in the midst of writing my thesis (due to some unlucky circumstances beyond my control), I tried to reopen the files that I had been working on in the previous ...
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Can't Build my PDF

I am trying to build my pdf but this issue comes up, " Error : could not start the command : pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "4.6 notes variation of parameters".tex " I may have ...
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Not able to uninstall MiKTeX after an interrupted deinstallation

I have unfortunately interrupted the uninstallation process and now I am not able to deinstall the MiKteX from my computer. I get the following message: I went to the C directory and deleted all the ...
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LYX debugging does not allow going to error in document

Lyx produces an error message when compiling, but I cannot find where the error is in the document. When hovering over the errors it says clicking it would take me to the error in the document but it'...
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Texlive not working on Windows

I recently installed Texlive 2018 in my pc in order to move from Miktex to Texlive. The moment that the installation was finished I tried to compile the following MWE \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{...
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tabu+makecell+xcolor = Improper \prevdepth

The packages tabu, makecell and xcolor seems to interact in incompatible ways: MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{makecell} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{...
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Error when using a block inside a frame in a beamer class document

The piece of code in question (I am using the "physics" package for bras and kets): \begin{block} \begin{equation*} \ket{\psi_{n\bm{k}}} = \frac{1}{\sqrt{N}}\sum_{\bm{R}}e^{i\bm{k}\cdot\bm{R}}\ket{\...
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How to avoid defining something inside of a macro that uses '\csname \endcsname'?

The following code gives no error and works fine: \documentclass{memoir} \def\ThingyFred {This is the thingy named Fred} \begin{document} \chapter{Fred} \ThingyFred \end{document} And the ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. …coe/prognostic-data-repository/\#battery}}

My Master's thesis has a problem with citing a certain entry. It gives me the following error: "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. ...coe/prognostic-data-repository/#battery}}" My ....
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Root document is not readable

I'm receiving this message "Root document is not readable" when I try to run a document that I've created in TeXworks. (MiKtex) The document type is a report and has several pages of tables with ...
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Capacity exceeded error while using cleveref package with svjour3 (Springer) class

similiar to Capacity exceeded error while using cleveref package with ifacconf class, the class svjour3 by Springer crashes together if the cleveref package is used. (/compile/main.tex ! TeX capacity ...
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MiKTeX unexpectedly stops; problem with dictionary?

I just installed the latest MiKTeX on a Windows 10 and installed the latest WinEdt. I have used them before on a different machine (which broke down) quite some time ago. I tried to compile an example ...
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Why am I getting these inverted question marks when I add figure? [closed]

Hi, below is my code to insert figure: \begin{table}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{table1.png} \caption{Four major oil spills in the world resulted from tanker accidents. ...
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Adjust the Table

I use generating table web https://www.tablesgenerator.com/ but it shows undefined control sequence } after \end{tabular}%. I tried to delete it but resulting a more error. Do you have any ...
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Operator hats with simpler-wick package

I am using the simpler-wick package for Wick contractions. A simple contraction could be written as: \wick{\c A \c B} This works fine, but I would like to have operator hats on the operators I am ...
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Moderncv - errors on sty and tex files

I have successfully used the moderncv package for several years. A few months ago, the following errors appeared out of the blue : Command \mobilesymbol undefined. \renewcommand*{\mobilesymbol} ...
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How to refer a rotated full size image as table?

I use a big excel generated table screenshoted in my latex document. I need to lable it as table but I always get an error. \begin{sidewaysfigure}[ht] \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{p1....
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error about stack

to picture why latex give error.thanks \documentclass[11pt]{article} %\usepackage{xepersian} %\settextfont{Yas} %\setdigitfont{Yas} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \sum_{\substack { i \in \cal A \\ ...
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Error when graphing exponential function in pgfplots: Package PGF Math Error: Could not parse input '' as a floating point number

I'm attempting to graph the following function: y = 0.00001096897 + 0.0003330018 * e ^ (−2.521376 * x) However, I keep getting the error message: Package PGF Math Error: Could not parse input '' ...
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How to find and remove an “Overfull \hbox”

In my log output I get the following 5 warnings: Overfull \hbox (1.18692pt too wide) detected at line 81 []\T1/lmr/m/sc/10.95 100 \hbox(6.90094+0.0)x16.97252 .\glue 0.0 plus 1.0fil .\pdfcolorstack ...
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A & B inside tikzcd inside environ problem [duplicate]

Why does the following code produce an error and how can I avoid it? (tested in Overleaf) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \usepackage{environ} \newif\ifDraft \NewEnviron{Details}{\...
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Strange error in Latex with curly brackets

I cannot solve this problem. I write: $[i\delta, 1/2\sqrt{3}+i(1+2\delta)/2}]$ and $[i(1+\delta), 1/2\sqrt{3}+i(1+2\delta)/2]$ and overleaf tells me: Extra }, or forgotten $. l.210 ...ts $[i\...
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TeX Live Manager Error

After updating some packages I am receiving this error: Error: can't read "::active_cls": no such variable How can this be corrected? I uninstalled TeX Live and reinstalled, and received the same ...
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Missing { inserted. \bar when writing an equation

I would like to write the following equation: For that, I have the following snippet: \begin{equation} s_i = \left\{\begin{matrix} \bar{1}, & \text{if } x < -\epsilon \\ 0, &...
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latex equation missing { inserted on end split

I looked up and tried many previous posts on the matter with no success, any help would be great! I am getting the error message : “latex missing } inserted” error message in equation" \begin{...
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'missing \item' error when using `\addtocontents` to insert a new line in the table of figures

According to the requirements of my school, the List of Tables and List of Figures must have an underlined Table and Page headings right above the columns of table of contents A “Page” column ...
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How do I get biblatex to skip over incorrect BibTeX entries like bibtex always has?

I have for three decades now kept notes in my BibTeX file. Unfortunately, I have to use biblatex in order to get footcite. I just want biblatex to skip over anything, that is not a properly formatted ...
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Bibliography: latex error something's wrong--perhaps a missing item [duplicate]

I got always the error "latex error something's wrong--perhaps a missing item" in the two first items of my bibliography. In the output, the first item is not taken and the second one has two ...
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Cannot display mathematical symbols equal and \neq in thesis structure

The questions is easy but I have tried to solve it for over a week now and I do not understand what is wrong. Basically I cannot display in mathmode either = nor ≠. I have tried various different ...
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Error while converting to PDF

I am using Lyx 2.3.0. While writing a document, suddenly I couldn't convert the file to Pdf anymore (This happened after writing some paragraph, but if I delete the paragraph the file IS converting ...
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error file not found with simple example

I use Miktex 2.9 and Texmaker 5.0.3 I compiled pdflatex and Latex. No pdf file created (see image): only .aux, .dvi, .log, .tex Error: File not found with simple code. Minimal working code: \...
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Why does this prod_ render in Jupyter but as PDF with texlive?

In a Jupyter notebook, I have $$P' = \prod_\nolimits{i=0}^{m-1} \frac{(s-i)}{s}$$ which renders correctly (to me) in Jupyter as When I render the notebook as PDF, I get this on the console: ! ...
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My latex file is not working: document class not found

I am trying to run my latex file. I am getting the following error. I think it is something related to the document class. We create it "paper" and we put it in the same file. However, it is stated ...
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Error to compile a tex file

7 years ago I wrote a math thesis in LaTeX on Windows7 (x64), and now I had to compile again my .tex file, but I have a problem. On my personal computer (Windows 10 x64) everything is OK, but on my ...
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Argument of \@tempf has an extra }. Runaway argument?

In one of my figures I have the following caption, that calls the \citeasnoun command. Unfortunately that leads to a warning/error and I am not sure why. The latex code that I'm using: \caption{A ...
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TexLive 2019 lualatex doesn't compile document

I have a document that compiles fine under pdflatex. But when I use lualatex the compilation process ends without doing anything. The log file has just these line: This is LuaTeX, Version 1.10.0 (...
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how to deal with the Package lipsum Package expl3 too old error without loosing my work

i was compiling a template and i got this error : ! Package lipsum Package expl3 too old. so i was wondering if there is a way to update the expl3 package but without losing my previous work , since ...
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pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file jkpbne): Font jkpbne at 600 not found [duplicate]

I'm running the error : pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file jkpbne): Font jkpbne at 600 not found In my latex file, I already added \usepackage{lmodern}% http://ctan.org/pkg/lm I'm using MikTex 2.9 ...
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Graphing large functions in LaTeX

I want to graph a function with rather large values using the pgfplots package. The function is represented as (1375*(801-2.96*x)/(x*(18-0.1*x). The code I have currently is: \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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Command \textdiscount unavailable in encoding OT1. …ton exchange membranes and 10\textdiscount

Can anyone please solve the above error, I want to represent 10% in my paper. I used 10\textdiscount, 10$\textdiscount$, $10\textdiscount$. everything leads me to the above error. can anyone please ...
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Error: Paragraph ended before \@citex was complete

I know that this is a natbib error but I dont know how to solve it. I did not use the package \usepackage{cite} neither is an } missing. \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, titlepage, bibtotoc, liststotoc,...
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tex4ht not converting .eps images in converted_graphics folder to .png or .svg

Inside the latex file (.tex) the typical picture command is used: \includegraphics[bb=0 0 2100 1528,width=3.83in,height=2.79in,keepaspectratio]{summbetadiethist.eps} However, when running htlatex ...
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Much time to compile

Bonjour I was compiling this ridiculous stuff but It take too long to compile. Is there a way to perform it? \begin{align} \vert{1-2x}\vert+\vert{5x-3}\vert=4 & \iff{ \begin{cases} & x\...
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Sesamanuel and ifluatex

I usually work with sesamanuel to produce texts for my math classes, but in the new update of MacTeX, an error arises. ! Package ifluatex Error: Name clash, \ifluatex is already defined.See the ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character, for unknown characters

I have a problem that seems to be quite common. When I compile my document I get several unicode errors, In my case I get errors on the characters \global (U+2D1) and \egroup(U+2F2). By dumb luck I ...
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IEEEkeywords problem

I am trying to add keywords to my latex file. I used \begin{IEEEkeywords} ........ \end{IEEEkeywords} I added \usepackage{ieeetran} and then I received this error: ! LaTeX Error: File ieeetran....
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listofitems Error: the \expanded primitive is not provided by your TeX engine

Usually, I work LaTeX on Overleaf, but now I need to use it in my computer. I have TeXmaker and TeXStudio, but when I try to run the code that works perfectly in Overleaf, I get the error in the line ...