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How to remove citations from References section which are not in the documents

I was writing my thesis and encountered a problem. The references section shows 280 citations where as in the documents there are less than hundred in total. My code is as follows: % thesis.tex % %==...
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Random First Page

Every tex files output pdf has a strange first page. I am also including a mwe \documentclass{aims} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{txfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{...
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Picture from another subsection appears in another

Im trying to put my pictures accordingly to the content of my subsection but until one part where i had a figure in 2.1 subsection appears after the content as i want but my 2.2 subsection figures pop ...
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How do I put two tables next to each other

I've tried to use \quad and \subfloat but I'm still struggling to make it work. Below is the code that I wrote. \begin{table}[h!] \ centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline \textbf{Dimer ...
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Problem with bibliography in Ph.D template

I am currently working with the Ph.D. template available in this link. I, however, am having trouble with the bibliography. I have a .bib file in which I store my references and is in the same folder ...
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I dont understand my error

The error that comes up is that I must insert a $ but I dont know where to insert the $. Below is what I wrote in Overleaf. \subsection{BCA Protein Assay} \textbf{Calibration curve} To create a ...
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problem with xetex after updating to ubuntu 22.04.01 LTS

Xetex doesn't work if I try to use tex->pdf. I suppose the problem comes from compatiblity issues. I have no idea what "L3 programming layer" is. This is XeTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-0....
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Trying to reinstall TeXLive 2022 on win 10 I get an error

When I was trying to reinstall the texlive 2022 on win 10 , from instal-tl-windows.bat I got errors and the installation was aborted, the error message was : Installing to: C:/texlive/2022 Installing [...
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RenewCommandCopy raises an error with leavevmode

Why I get an error with \RenewCommandCopy and \leavevmode? How can I fix it? But with \def I have no error. \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\foo}{Something} \NewCommandCopy{\originfoo}{\foo} \...
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biber not working after updating XCode

This is such a niche question and I've found an answer on the Apple SE site, but since I encountered the problem trying to use biber I'm asking it here and providing an answer in case other TeX users ...
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missing delimeter (.inserted) error

I am entering this formula with this code: \begin{equation} P (Y\bigg\mid X) = \frac{P(X\bigg\mid Y)*P(Y)}{P(X)} \end{equation} and i am getting the error above. Thanks for your help. Tal
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LaTeX tells me there's a brace mismatch with \fbox even though I removed all fboxes [closed]

I'm getting the error that there is an extra '}' brace with a \fbox in a lstlisting even though I removed all \fboxes in order to resolve this issue. So far I've only got one lstlisting. Checked it ...
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How to define \newcommand for mappings efficiently

I'm having trouble defining a new command for latex. What I want to do? Define a \newcommand to define mappings like in this: \documentclass[english]{scrreprt} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb}...
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Why can't I write this matrix? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write this 3x12 matrix, but when compiling I get the following: "Additional alignment tab has been changed to \cr" I don't know what's going on, I'll leave here what I have in ...
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luapstricks error

Consider the following non-MWE: \documentclass[ a4paper, landscape, 12pt ]{article} \usepackage[margin = 2.4cm]{geometry} \usepackage[version = 4]{mhchem} \usepackage{pstricks} \def\runding{0....
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BibTex Error no \bibdata command

I am looking for a solution and have read a lot on the Internet, which has not helped me further. Here is my Latex \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Write function on Latex?

I tried to write this code in Latex but after the Exist symbol its all /em and together.
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Not in outer par mod - Figure inside footnote

I'm wondering how I can fix the error "not in outer par mode" in the following code. I'm adding a figure inside a footnote (I did it many times without any problem). \documentclass{article} ...
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Moderncv package provides error for optional arguments: why?

So I'm writing my CV using moderncv from TeXLive on Arch Linux. Note that I am on Emacs, where an expanding snippet for cventry gives me this suggestion: \cventry{year}{job}{employer}{city}{...
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Error in a piece of code written by expl3 (correct usage of { O{} m })

Consider the following piece of code that I copied and modified it from cas-common.sty: \tl_new:N \g_stm_mydate_day_tl \tl_new:N \g_stm_mydate_year_tl \cs_new:Npn \date_parse:n #1 { \date_parse_aux:w ...
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Texstudio is not open and working

I am trying to use texStudio on windows 8, I have download texstudio-4.3.0-win-qt6.exe and install that. But when I open that then I found the error as "the procedure entry point crerated ...
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Overleaf warning: \declareDelimAlias* is deprecated. How to fix that?

I'm working with overleaf on a Mac and I recently got a new yellow warning which I don't quite understand. It says Package biblatex Warning: The starred command '\DeclareDelimAlias*' is deprecated. ...
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Unicode character (U+F8F1) not set up for use with LaTeX. \end{align*}

A LaTeX PDF doesn't have any errors before formatting. After formatting and setting in LaTeX, I get this error : Unicode character  (U+F8F1) not set up for use with LaTeX. \end{align*} I don't use ...
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Problem Installing minted on Windows 11

I tried to install the minted package in LaTeX. I followed the instructions on https://alipourmousavi.com/blog/index.php/2018/02/08/using-minted-package-in-latex-to-format-codes/, except the part ...
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Error when using \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric,autocite=plain,sorting=none]{biblatex}

I am trying to add bibliography to my code by typing: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric,autocite=plain,sorting=none]{biblatex} Here is how my .tex file looks like: \documentclass[...
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Missing $ inserted. LaTeX Error: There's no line here to end [closed]

I'm new to LaTeX. I wrote my code by modifying the example template. I find out a few errors, but I don't know why. "Missing $ inserted. LaTeX Error: There's no line here to end." This ...
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Footer text on page incorrectly displaying footer text from different page

I am typesetting a book and have encountered what appears to be a bug in the footer on the book's final page. All footers in the book are correct except the last footer, which displays the correct ...
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`nomencl`: error "Undefined control sequence. <argument> \list@fname"

I am writing a large document with a nomenclature using nomencl. Some \nomenclature{foo}{bar} entries cause the following error: Undefined control sequence. <argument> \list@fname I am trying ...
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texlive installation problem

problem installing files with win32 extension (see screenshot). How can i fix it?
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Fresh TexLive 2022 install: biblatex "Patching \MakeUppercase failed" error

I have just made a fresh install of TexLive 2022 following the quickinstall guide (https://tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html) including adding the paths to their corresponding variables. I am not ...
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Math mode error in Shortunderstack

I'm getting some red dot errors like this from Overleaf while it still compliles good without any problem. After narrowing down the problem, I see that it's because of using the math mode inside ...
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Text mysteriously disappears

I have occasionally encountered a very mysterious problem that really bugs me and is also kind of dangerous if one creates a large document. However, although I have tried very hard, I'm not able to ...
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Error when trying to build a table

When I try to implement this code: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tabularray} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath}% optional; changes font to more like image \...
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TeX Live issue after installation: Use of uninitialized value $ver in scalar chomp

I recently updated TeX Live to the following version This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-1.40.24 (TeX Live 2022) (preloaded format=latex) restricted \write18 enabled. and cannot compile any file ...
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Undefined control sequence using a custom environment using overleaf

I'm trying to define a custom environment in the following manner: \begin{center} \begin{rqbox} \textbf{RQ2.} \emph{ How do source .....? } \end{rqbox} \end{center} \smallskip However, I ...
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Compilation fails with any table option

I have I problem that I fail to debug. It happens, but disappears after additional compilations. I cannot find out which minimal code produces it because I cannot reproduce it. The code I load is my ...
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How do you properly print a fraction number with unit in siunitx? [duplicate]

I was basically trying to replicate the answer to this question: Print \frac{4}{3} m/s using the SI unit package In doing so, I hope to achieve a proper output of minus one third (as a fraction) the ...
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"Argument has an extra }" error when using reference command with optional argument in theorem note

I'm trying to add a reference (with optional argument) in the theorem note. Below is a MWE. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{amsthm,create-theorem} \CreateTheorem{...
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Compilation never ends with modified \pmod after recent update

In this answer, @egreg provided a modified \pmod with a starred variant. However, after some recent update to the TeX distribution this modification no longer works (the last time I used this command ...
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Problem compiling Lyx document - "you are using at least one layout intended for the title after using non-title layouts"

I am trying to compile a Lyx document (written in Hebrew, if it matters), and when I try to compile I get the following message: And after a while of trying to compile it puts out the following error:...
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A problem in downloading a package

I have a problem in downloading the package fullpage, using the command \usepackage{fullpage}. I was doing this while watching a tutorial on Youtube about LaTeX. I will upload all the pictures for ...
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Overleaf error: "LaTeX Error: File `size0.clo' not found"

When insering the following code in overleaf: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,xcolor,extsizes,moresize,background,lipsum} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[top=...
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No line gap between \paragraph{} and text

I have used all of my \subsection{} headers so using \paragraph{} with \setcounter{tocdepth}{4} and \setcounter{secnumdepth}{4} in the contents. The subheading is showing up just fine but the text of ...
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Bibliography in book

I write a book. I need to create a list of bibliography. I follow the manual recommendations and don't succeed. In the part of the declarations I use \usepackage{biblatex}. Then, I cite some reference ...
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marginnote and framed - workaround fails with lualatex

I have this code in my 12 year old Tex files that I currently like to upgrade such that they work with lualatex. I load this code in order to fix a problem with marginnote and framed. Unfortunately I ...
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datetime2 "number too big" error when eliminating separators

I'm trying to produce a date/time output as a string of numbers without any separators: yyyymmddHHMMss. I was able to use the yearmonthsep= and other options in datetime2 to eliminate any colons or ...
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Compilation error when using &

Code Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{xcolor} \newcommand{\tegn}[1]{\mathcolor{red}{#1}} \begin{document} \begin{align} 1 &= 1 \\ ...
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MikTeX can't write on 'filename.pdf' [duplicate]

I'm using MiKTeX 22.7 on windows 10 and when I try to compile any file I get the error: "can't write on filename.pdf". I'm aware this question has already been asked, such as here or here, ...
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"undefined control sequence" error message in tex file [duplicate]

When I run my .tex, this message appears. But my .pdf file is fine. What can i do? This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014/W32TeX) (preloaded format=pdftex) restricted \write18 ...
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Where do I get the "undefined control sequence" from?

I tried to compile my latex document and I am getting an undefined control sequence error, but I dont know where it comes from. I get this error message in line 13: ! Undefined control sequence. l.13 \...
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