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Shows “beamer.cls” not found, “pstcol.sty” not found and few more

I was doing my semester project work. I had completed it few weeks ago. Now I am supposed to make a presentation for it. For making the report I was using my old laptop. I had completed 50% of my ...
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Why this error shows up in this example? ! Incomplete \iffalse; all text was ignored after line

I do not see why this error shows up in this example below. When putting \iffalse to comment a section out, which has \cprotect around it, I get an error. When removing \iffalse, the error goes away....
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LaTeX Warning: Unused global option(s): [a4]

The file was working properly then suddenly it gives me this warning LaTeX Warning: Unused global option(s): [a4]. I tried to undo the last action but it didn't help and now I can't create the pdf ...
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Compile Error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack size=10000]. When I cite with a wikipedia url on Latex on Overleaf

I am working with macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 version and I am doing a project report on Latex on overleaf.com. I have the errors on Latex: "LaTeX Error: Option clash for package hyperref." and "TeX ...
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How to avoid this error defining a \newcommand?

I want to define this macro: \newcommand{stackonetwo}{\begin{smallmatrix} 1 \\ 2 \end{smallmatrix}} But I think the compiler doesn't like \\ inside the new command. It returns the error Missing ...
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!Undefined control sequence.\Description

I am using texmaker and I git this error: !Undefined control sequence.\Description The error is form the description in images I think. \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=\...
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Bibtex error “ I couldn't open file name `Texsaves/References.bib.aux' ”

I have a problem with bibtex... When I try to run the bibtex File, I incur in the following error. I couldn't open file name `Texsaves/References.bib.aux' This is my main file, I tried both with ....
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Figuring out where Underfull \hbox (badness) is hiding?

Is there a way to figure out where in a paragraph I need to add a hyphen to eliminate an Underfull \hbox (badness) message other than trial and error? FWIW, my messages are never about (badness 10000)—...
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Unexpected black lines at the right margin

I am very new to latex so I am working in overleaf and I dont know what causes my problem. I am writing my master's thesis and after compiling I get these big thick lines on the right sides of some ...
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Logical schema and flip flops using circuitikz

Im beginner in LaTex, I have problem to finish this shema. And I made this... I don't know where is problem, I don't have any books for this. Please, help! \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. even for a small text

I am getting this error message every time. I tried everything I know, this is only a small litter it is not that big... please help me. Here is my code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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Includepdf : issue with figures in addtolist

I am using the package pdfpages and I have troubles using the addtolist. I tested with tables and lstlisting (it worked) but for weird reasons, it didn't work with figures : MWE : \...
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Beamer \pause in tikz flowchart causing crash

everyone. Im using TexStudio with Texlive and pdfLatex compiler for this proejct. I want the flowcharts to be divided into 3 parts by \pasue, to show them in some order. The code without \pause works ...
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! Argument of \readlist_vii has an extra }

I have a LaTeX document which can be compiled by MiKTeX on my system without any problem. When I upload the document and its corresponding dependent files to ArXiv, it throws the following error ...
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! I can't write on file `.aux'

I'm having the following error message: pdflatex: Not writing to ../chap1_langFormels/chap1_langFormels.aux (openout_any = p). ! I can't write on file `../chap1_langFormels/chap1_langFormels.aux'. \@...
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Help regarding how to type a long equation

If we have a long equation, how to typeset it successfully? After running the following lines I am not able get any output: \documentclass[11]{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation} g(x)=\frac{...
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Error in latex code

! Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \unhbox I received the above error from my latex code. Heres my code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{eucal} \usepackage{...
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Missing number in \chapter declaration?

This MWE may be too M, but I kept reducing and reducing and this still produces the errors I'm getting and only the errors I'm getting. This code compiles, but throws two "missing number, treated as ...
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pdflatex: How do I print the help of a \PackageError or \ClassError text in non-interactive mode?

I run miktex's pdflatex using latexmk in a non-intaractive mode (-interaction=errorstopmode or -interaction=nonstopmode) (often calling it from make, etc). If an error occurs I get: Class XXX Error: &...
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Need help with improving this hashtable lookup code

This is based on this post originally: Capacity exceeded while implementing lookup table A very good solution was posted there. For my purposes, I wanted to enhance that original solution so that a ...
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pgfplots conflict

I am using this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{external} \tikzexternalize[prefix=figures/] \usepackage[theorems,skins]{tcolorbox} \tcbset{red eqbox/.style={...
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How not to number \newtheorem{example}{Example} in a Book

When the documentclass is article, I can do \newtheorem*{example}{Example} so examples are not numbered. But when the documentclass is a book it show me error that says "Command * is already defined". ...
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\csdef{} that reports error if command is already defined

Is there a version of \csdef{}{} that reports an error if the value is already defined? The MWE below compiles fine since no checking for the macro already being defined is done and yields: I want to ...
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Overleaf will not compile although there are no errors

This is for my dissertation and at the last second the pdf will not compile, and I don't understand why. Here is the url https://www.overleaf.com/read/jqqgfrrjzskv If anyone can help I would be so ...
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LaTeX Error: Missing \begin document

While I was working on my document after adding some lines of regular text and I tried to compile it to see how it looks like. Suddenly it stopped compiling properly and give me an error !LaTeX Error: ...
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How can I fix this “LaTeX3 Error” from the proof-at-the-end package?

I copied proof-at-the-end.sty into my working directory and created a simple LaTeX file called mcve.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{proof-at-the-end} \begin{document} Hello, world! \end{...
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Compile errors in document: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips`

Preface: I am not good with Latex. Nor do I know the proper formatting for this type of inquiry. Someone has sent me some source code, and I am getting this error when I try to create the PDF: ! ...
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Unknown problem with reference

My title is not informative as I do not really know what is the problem. I started to get an error as [4] (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsfonts/ueuf.fd) [5] ! Missing $ inserted. <...
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multicolumn missing $ inserted on tabular environment

Good morning. I've installed the latest miktex package on a new computer with fresh windows 10 copy. I need use some latex documents to rewrite code but with this LaTeX code I get "missing $ inserted" ...
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Fixing Beamer Turkish Translation

the document translator-numbers-dictionary-Turkish.dict contains a typo in the command \providetranslation{Four}{D\"[o}rt} which should be corrected as \providetranslation{Four}{D\"{o}rt} It is ...
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Latex to html conversion - ! Undefined control sequence

I currently installed tex4ht and tried to convert tex to html by using the command: mzlatex test1_testing.tex "html,mathplayer" In input tex file contains the below line: \figsupp[Histological ...
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error: 'missing $ inserted' even though all $ are paired

The error is coming up even when the \newcommand 's (and \QQ 's) are removed. I'm very new to LaTeX so simple explanations would be really appreciated. Thanks!
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Error from generated code PGF/ Tikz Code Geogebra [closed]

I generated code from Geogebra, but my tex doesn't compile. It says some error in it. Anyone can help? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz,pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.15} \...
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Compile/referencing error with input and standalone

I'm trying to break up a large project into chapters, and include all the chapters in a single file that I can compile at the end, using standalone.sty to strip the individual files of their preambles....
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generate latex document with generated code?

Hi i generate my latex code but i run in Mitex it throw this error ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ <to be read again> _ l.1 {"rows_ ...
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Misplaced alignment tab error [duplicate]

Im getting this error, on a simple code, and i dont understand it. \printbibliography[heading=none] it shows up on this line. It says: You have placed an alignment tab character '&' in the ...
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LaTeX Error: File `scrpage2.sty' not found

Can someone explain how to solve this problem: LaTeX Error: File `scrpage2.sty' not found? I read all the answers but didn't understand what to do. Today I install miktex 2.9 and winedt 10.3.
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CAS bundle (an Elsevier document class) - pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts

I'm writing a scientific article using CAS bundle from Elsevier, which is a double-column format. This how my document looks. \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-dc} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \...
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Missing number, treated as zero; Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted)

I just encountered this problem Missing number, treated as zero. [ \begin{Cauchy} ] and this Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). [ \begin{Cauchy} ] I know that somebody has already met this problem ...
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Error: xindy ask for libncurses.so.5

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 (fresh install) and installed texlive 2020. I got this error in xindy Process started: texindy "XxxxXxxx".idx /usr/local/texlive/2020/bin/x86_64-...
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Strange errors when using math environments

When working with the document below I am always getting some strange errors like messages like "Bad math environment delimeter.$$[" when using a math environment. The full list can be seen below. ...
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Error when enumerate differently a special theorem

I have the following code in the beginning of the file: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[finnish]{babel} % Kieli: Suomi \...
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Latex not in outerpar mode

Sorry if this is stupid, have no idea what latex is complaining about now \newif\ifhandout \input{mytalk11.tex} \setbeamertemplate{itemize items}[square] % change to default circle later %\...
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ifdraft package stops page compilation after upgrade to TexLive 2020

I've been preparing a document, which uses the ifdraft package to include a watermark. Compilation has been fine up until today before I upgraded my installation from TexLive 2019 to TexLive 2020 ...
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How to write double values in lower limit of integral perfectly

I am using this code but cannot get a desired output so please anyone help me out to make it correct \int_{\smash[b]{\substack{\left | x-y \right |\leqslant 4t,{\left | y \right |\leqslant 2^{j+3}}}}...
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Incompatibility between commath and babel packages

When writing a semicolon in math mode while using commath and babel, like in the following code, the PDF does not compile and outputs a timeout error. I reduced my preamble and my code as much as I ...
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Subfiles package - not compiling subfile when main file name has spaces

I am trying to make some linear algebra notes which will be comprised of a main file loading subfiles for each chapter. All of my files have spaces in the file names, which has worked fine for most ...
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Need help correcting error message

I've been trying to run this on TexMaker but keep getting this error message when I try to compile the tex document to pdf: Error : could not start the command : pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in alignment

In my thesis I wanted to have the members of the equations as following: So I found this way of creating it: \newlength{\conditionwd} \newenvironment{variables}[1][on\quad] {% #1\tabularx{\...
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How can I throw an error if --shell-escape isn't enabled?

I'm writing a document that makes heavy use of \includesvg; that in turn requires --shell-escape so it can call inkscape. I'm compiling (as always) from the terminal, and don't really want to alias ...

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