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adding one more figure with the exact same format causes unrecoverable latex error

If I try to add a figure to my appendix file, which already has 35 figures, latex returns multiple errors like Extra \endcsname etc. I made sure that everything is perfectly fine with my figure. \...
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Hi, How to solve this error (Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `'.) in my LATEX document?

The following error appears. I do not know how to fix it? I would be thankful if someone helps. Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `'. See the xcolor package documentation for explanation. Type H ...
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Error in Overleaf do not have right line number

Here is always some errors in the overleaf, but the line is not the right one. Where is the right line, and what exactly is the problem? I do not get it, since the document compiles the right way.What ...
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missing $ inserted (in a table)

I am using this code to generate a table in the document. It keeps giving me the error, Missing $ inserted. I am unable to figure out this error. \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \begin{tabular}{...
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Error when creating latexpf from Sphinx link

This is part of the Sphinx document I'm trying to generate a pdf for: Overview -------- Use this `Cookiecutter <https://cookiecutter.readthedocs.io>`_ template to generate an empty Python ...
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vhistory in report resulting in compiling error

I'm trying to add a history in a report file of mine. No matter how I try to implement the vhistory package into the file it runs several compiling errors, usually starting with a Error Line 6 ! ...
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How can I reduce the "Underfull \vbox badness" warning if I have a tcolorbox box that almost takes up an entire page?

I want to create a box using the tcolorbox package that almost takes up an entire page and here's my MWE of a document that I compiled using LuaLaTeX in a scrbook class. % !TeX program = lualatex % ...
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TexShop will not compile after upgrade to Mac OS Monterey

I just upgraded to Mac OS Monterey and when I attempt to LaTeX I get the following error This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-1.40.22 (TeX Live 2021) (preloaded format=pdflatex) restricted \write18 ...
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Error in generating pdf from .tex file

I am first time user of Latex. I have some .tex files which I need to read in pdf version. They have equations and figures attached in them. I was readin the first document of "about" but it ...
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"Undefined control sequence" when using footnote-to-endnote MWE

I'm seeing the following error "Undefined control sequence" when using MWE below ... ./Fnote.tex:15: Undefined control sequence. \hyper@normalise ...M{ }\catcode `%\active \let % @...
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VSCode not underlining error line in red when render fails (soft-question)

For some reason after re-installing windows and setting up LaTex on VSCode with the usual Latex workshop extension, when I have an error in my LaTex document there is no longer any squiggly underlined ...
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Extra \endgroup error after transforming \documentclass{article} into \documentclass{revtex4-2}

Can you please help me identify what is wrong with my coding? I've searched online for solutions but I couldn't find a working one. Before, I used article for my \documentclass to complete my thesis. ...
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Issue downloading Revtex using Texstudio and miktex

I am using TeXstudio as my editor, but am having trubles with the following document: \documentclass[aip]{revtex4-1} \begin{document} test \end{document} The MikTex package manager tries to ...
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Three Errors I don't understand (Overleaf and XeTeX)

I'm using overleaf for a QED and keep getting these errors. I had to use XeTeX to put it in times new roman (which is required) and I think that's why I'm getting all these errors. Also, how do I ...
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Missing number, treated as zero (\hspace, I think)

At the outset let me say I am not even a LaTeX beginner - I know almost nothing. I have an .tex file named title.tex which was developed on a Windows platform and is used in an R markdown document ...
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Concatenate a variable with a string in a loop

I want to use subfile within a loop to add new pages to a document, depending on the number of lines in a .txt file. The .txt may look like this: 000100020003 The .tex Subfiles are A0001.tex, A0002....
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Help with Formatting + Lots of Errors

I was typing up a small document of a few equations, and it was really messy trying to get what I wanted. I tried cleaning it up using the gather environment, but I don't know how to properly use it ...
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Removing Picture insertions for Chapters from Template

I'm got this template that gives me errors like this one: LaTeX Error: File `' not found. ‪main.tex, 74‬ The compiler cannot find the file you want to include. Make sure that you have uploaded the ...
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How can I make TeX stop on the first error, but do not stop on \show (or \tl_show:n)?

I want TeX to terminate on any error, because I only care about the first error and so that it finishes faster. Unfortunately, if I use either -interaction=errorstopmode (and run with </dev/null) ...
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Help, cant find 'undefined control sequence' error in tex script

Help, cant find 'undefined control sequence' error in tex script. I run my script frequently and thought I just added sentence and it now cant typeset the script, with error 'undefined control ...
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Delimiter error using nested commands [duplicate]

I'm not an expert on TeX and I've run into a problem. I've been able to condense it into the following minimal working (or rather not working) example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Error with length of list of listofitems and ... in \foreach

While I was answering another question, I found the error ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). only when I use ... in a \foreach with a simple operation of the list length: \documentclass{article}...
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Wrong release issue

I am trying to use the animate package, but whenever I include it I get the error You have requested release '2020-10-1' of LaTeX, but only release '2020-02-02' is available. I am using MikTex and ...
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Error producing PDF - Latex pandoc template

I'm writting a pandoc template inspired on iv054-homework-template. I want something like this: The code I use is: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{titlesec} \...
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LaTex error: missing \endcsname inserted. Cannot compile

while editing the citations in a chapter of my thesis I got dozens of errors like the following and can't compile the file to a pdf anymore: *Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> ...
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Vertical line causes 'dimension too large' error [duplicate]

For the following plot (with time axis) I would like to add a bold, red vertical line at index 2010-01-01. But I always run into a Dimension too large error. How can I solve this issue? Here is the ...
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Errors using \bottomrule when inserting table

EDIT: Added preamble, and it seems \input table worked! When I manually insert the table, rather than input it, I do not get any errors, and it looks nice. However, when I use \input{table.tex}, I get ...
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Argument of \ttl@gmk has an extra }. \begin{thebibliography}{112}

I have this errors that is making me mad: Argument of \ttl@gmk has an extra }. \begin{thebibliography}{112} and then also Paragraph ended before \ttl@gmk was complete. \begin{thebibliography}{112}. ...
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texshade: Error ! Paragraph ended before \inf@@get was complete

I am trying to get multiple alignments to render with texshade but it seems that there is a problem with the package. When trying to use a file the following is output to the console: Runaway ...
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suppress small hbox errors

I would like to get a list of the really bad hbox errors (say 20pt + too wide) in my document. Is there a way to suppress the smaller errors? I have a really large file and looking through the log ...
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Compiling problems with TeXstudio

Recently TeXstudio shows a strange behavior: It always jumps to the last page of the document after compiling in dthe preview. This behaviour is new, how can I turn it off? Also very annoying: When I ...
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Error message: undefined control sequence \includegraphics

I am running the following code in R: tmp <- mtcars[, c("mpg", "hp")] # create a list with individual variables # remove missing and rescale tmp_list <- lapply(tmp, na.omit) ...
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How to force LaTeX to error when an \include file is missing/misspelled?

The only file which was meant to be compiled in my Main.tex was specified by the following line: \include{transformtaion} It was compiled without any error using the following command: pdflatex -...
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Error on Launch - MikTeX Console not working

I just re-installed MiKTeX for the same reason, when I try to launch the console I'm prompted with this message: "MiKTeX cannot retrieve attributes for the directory 'G:\USER\program\Instaled\...
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TeX capacity exceeded with several \input in a spreadtab

I use several \input in a spreadtab using the method from this answer in my document until I got this error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [text input levels=15]. I read in the Internet that I can ...
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There is no output in the following LaTeX code

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsbsy} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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hyperref warning: token not allowed in pdf string (Math in section titles)

At the risk of being attacked for asking one of these questions again: Ways to avoid 'Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string' warning Hyperref warning - Token not allowed ...
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Missing { inserted. & Missing } inserted

The code works fine and displays the equations I want but it says that I'm missing "{" and "}" in the \end{align*} line. And I can not find any solutions to it. \begin{align*} ...
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\newfontfamily undefined control sequence

I am producing a latex document in rmarkdown. I want to change the typeface used in the tables. I am following this answer on stack overflow : https://stackoverflow.com/questions/54720299/rmarkdown-...
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Unwanted bold text?

I get bold text without using "\textbf{}", how to resolve that?! P.S. I'm using "overleaf" \\ \textbf{"\textbackslash end\{titlepage\}"}:\\ C'est pour << fin de la ...
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understanding mistake: paragraph indentation in newcommand environment [duplicate]

I am fairly new to using Tex, and am encountering the following error that I don't understand. I define the following new environment to list selection criteria for a job: \newcommand*{\selcrit}[2] { ...
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tcolorbox inside footnote

I'm wondering if it's possible to put a tcolorbox environment inside a footnote. If I do it, I'll get the error: ! LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. The code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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latex error(can only be used in preamble,example of the code) [duplicate]

This is an exemple of the code below. \begin{center} \textbf{UNIVERSITY OF BUEA} \end{center} \vspace{1cm} \noindent \textbf{FACULTY OF SCIENCE \hspace{2.5cm} DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS} \...
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latex error(can only be used in preamble)

goodevening to everyone. please when i try running this code below i always have can only be used at the preamble.Please need your help. \documentclass[12pt,A4,english]{report} \usepackage{setspace} \...
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LyX installation error - Error opening file for writing: C:\Program Files\LyX 2.3\Python\python.exe

trying to install LyX, MikTeX and culmusmiktex and it gives me this error in a pop up window while it tries to install. also when im trying to install culmus, it says installing in progress, then ...
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Texstudio Often Crashes When Scrolling Quickly Through Large Documents

I am currently working on a large document (over 1000 pages). It sometimes happens that when I scroll through the PDF pages quickly, many of the pages on the viewing screen go blank---and this is ...
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xkeyval error when using the changes package

I am working on an Analysis textbook with a friend, and am using the changes package, but keep getting the following error: Package xkeyval Error: `remark' undefined in families `Changes@added'. ... \...
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Texstudio returns error

I try to run this beamer in Texstudio. But I encounter, "Undefined control sequence. \end{frame}." The beamer compiles in overleaf but not in Texstudio. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{...
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main.tex .....Missing \endcsname inserted , Extra \endcsname

I tried creating a multi-file project as described in overleaf here, but I get this message main.tex .....Missing \endcsname inserted and this message main.tex... Extra \endcsname for the line ...
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Getting multiple errors using ACM small class in Latex

I am using the following packages (copied from my IEEETransaction latex template): \documentclass[format=acmsmall, review=false, screen=true]{acmart} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{...

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