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Questions tagged [errors]

{errors} is for questions regarding or including compilation or similar errors.

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Why do I keep getting a “missing \begin{document}” error?

Sorry about the awful formatting, this is a screenshot from my mobile. I am an absolute beginner when it comes to Latex and I just can't understand why it keeps giving me such an error when I clearly ...
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Undefined control sequence \maketitle apa6 journal

I am making a journal with apa6 but when I make all the preamble, and put the make a \title command the editor says undefined control sequence line 11 (which is \maketitle). My code: \...
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Own defined color and pgfplots

My codes are follows: % Using spot colors with xcolor and pstricks. % process with: % $ latex xcpst % $ dvips -h tex.pro -h xcolor.pro -h spot.pro filename.dvi \begin{filecontents*}{PANTONE300C.pro} %...
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Error in bibliography, causing errors when adding new citations

Hi everybody I'm new here so I'm unsure on how to post properly but I am currently writing a report using Texmaker and it has been going fine, with references all working as intended, however today ...
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packages error \usepackage [Glenn]{fncychap}

When I compile my code I got this error. Someone could please suggest. A snapshot of log file is attached. %\documentclass{article} \documentclass[oneside]{book} %\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Mysterious “Two \documentclass or \documentstyle commands.”

The LaTeX code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} zzz \end{document} causes in latex and pdflatex the mysterious ...
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pdflatex compilation font error

I am using MikTeX 2.9 in windows 7, while running pdf latex I am getting following error. "(see the transcript file for additional information) !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file t1-formata-bold): ...
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Draw multiple arrows from one node to many others using a palette of colors

This is a continuation of a previous question: Draw a set of arrows using a palette of colors. What I want I want to draw multiple arrows starting from one node to more than one. Each arrow that ...
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Storing several macros in one command when they start with `\makeatletter`

I want to create beamer slides but I frequently need to change the margins of my frames using the commands (thanks to samcarter for providing the original code) % Page wide frame \makeatletter \...
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Why is my bibliography not working?

This is my references.bib file: @article{fakeref, title = {Fast-swimming sperm causes hurricanes in Africa}, volume = {7}, issn = {1234-5678}, shorttitle = {Sperm and hurricanes}, doi = {12.3456/j....
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Repetition of terms due to \cancel error

I'm writing the following equations \[k_f^\dagger k_f = M_f U_f^\dagger (y_f ^\dagger)^{-1}(y_f)^{-1}U_f M_f = M_f \cancel{U_f^\dagger} \cancel{(U_f^\dagger)^{-1}}(M_f^2)^{-1}\cancel{U_f^{-1}}\cancel{...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character

I have installed a clean version of MacOs and also a new versione of MacTex. While compiling a tex file, i get the following error Package inputenc Error: Unicode character γ (U+3B3)(inputenc) not ...
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Problem with xelatex in TeXMaker

The following code works for me in TeXMaker on Mac OS with XeLaTeX + ViewPDF: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{pst-3dplot} \newcommand{\C}{\mathbb{C}} %\usepackage{pstricks,auto-pst-pdf} \...
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Overleaf does not compile after using Biblatex

I have my PhD deadline on Monday and disaster has struck at the very last minute! Any assistance would be eternally appreciated. I'm using Overleaf (v2) to write my thesis - it's a very large file ...
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When I try to typeset pdflatex I get pdftex error on my output console

When I typeset my latex file with pdflatex, I get an output console with this error message: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded format=pdftex) restricted \...
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Huge amount of unicode in my document after running

I just installed TeX Live for the first time and tried to get it running. By default it was set to pdfLaTeX so I kept that, then I put \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} Test \end{...
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I get 'Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph”, how to fix?

\section{Experience} \begin{twenty} \twentyitem{2018-now}{PhD student, FWO-SB fellowship}{Ghent University}{The research mainly focused on the development of easy-read out nanofiber sensor ...
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How to resolve error of PUP book template?

I have downloaded PUP.cls book template from here and when I compile it by following default arguments \documentclass[6x9,contribtitle,thmnumcontwithchapter,WebLink,AddlevelTwoTOC,NumRef,BookEndNote]...
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\LaTeX logo in tufte-book

\LaTeX will not typeset as the designed logo in tufte-book. \documentclass[twoside,symmetric]{tufte-book} \begin{document} \title{My book} \author{me} \maketitle \chapter{First ...
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How to tell LaTeX to stop at the first error?

Similarly to this question, I get a misplaced \cr error, which is probably a symptom of a previous error. However, my file is very large and I do not see where the previous error is. Can I tell ...
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LaTeX used to compile a file, and now it doesn't, no error marked

I had a fully functional code working, and when I compiled it I noticed that I had erased the \tableofcontents, so, I added it again, and suddenly stop compiling, now it doesn't compile not even if I ...
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I am getting ! LaTeX Error: Command \beamer@@tmpop@page number in head/foot@default already defined error [closed]

I have tried all the answers of this question previously asked. I ain't able to generate ppt still Even the small code like: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Hello \end{frame} \...
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Wrapfigure unrecognized environment

TeXstudio has highlighted this for some time. same problem indicates it in the commands: \tikzmarknode{}, \eqdescbox, \dimexpr I have no problems in compiling the pdf file, I only see these things ...
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Incomplete \iffalse related listlisting, \textit and \textcolor

I've asked something similar before, but that specific issue has been solved (waiting for comment to be posted as answer as of 2.3.19 18:12 GMT+1). I have a LaTeX code which gives me these errors at ...
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Writing Cyrillic text to a file

could you explain, what is going on? I am using the latest MiKTeX 2.9.6960 64-bit version (installed just yesterday). I am trying to write some Cyrillic text to the separate file without using ...
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Error: Could not start the command: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode “texstudio_lN2796”.tex [duplicate]

If I try to build a new file on Tex Studio I get the following error message "Error: Could not start the command: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "texstudio_lN2796".tex" and ...
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microtype error with lualatex: “attempt to call field warning a nil value”

no answer needed, I'm adding the question as reference After todays update of luaotfload microtype gives an error when used with lualatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{microtype} \begin{...
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Can't install complete Miktex in Windows 10

When I try to install setup-2.9.6942-x64 from here https://miktex.org/2.9/setup on my Surface Pro with Windows 10 I get this error: I need the complete installation to knit with R studio. I tried ...
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argument of @sect has an extra run away argument

I am new to latex, so excuse me. I keep getting "argument of @sect has an extra run away argument" and I don't know how to fix it. Thanks \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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How to use \def to redefine \end{split}?

When I use \def to redefine \end{split}, there is an error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \def\be{\begin{equation}} \def\ee{\end{equation}} \def\bs{\begin{split}} \...
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Error: Paragraph ended before \ProvidesPackageRCS@i was complete.\par [duplicate]

\documentclass[11pt]{report} %\pagestyle{myheadings} %% Generan la fuente del doumento, Arial %\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %\usepackage[scaled]{uarial} %\renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} %% Only ...
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Inserting a PDF File Into a LaTeX Document

I cannot insert a PDF file into the LaTeX document with the following code. When I run the following code, I get an error message in the log file like this: "! Undefined control sequence. \@calc@...
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Error simply by including the pstricks-add package [duplicate]

This is a minimal working example of my code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} test \end{document} By removing the \usepackage{pstricks-add}, everything works ...
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How do you remove the Unicode character U+2B9 error?

Every time I try to compile and run my Latex document I get the following error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ʹ (U+2B9)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX.See the inputenc package ...
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Trying to draw a picture w/ this code on tikz but keep getting an undefined control sequence error at the start of the 'node' line? Anyone know why?

I have tikz loaded in the preamble with these libraries \usetikzlibrary{automata, positioning, arrows, positioning, calc} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzset{level distance=15pt} \foreach \r in {0.5,1,1....
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Wrong numbering for subsections and subsubsections for Elsevier template single column [duplicate]

I have a weird problem when I am adding subsection and subsubsection in the Elsevier template. Basically, when I am compiling the document, I realized that they ignore the commands of subsection and ...
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Why does adding a \Bar in a differential equation cause all these errors?

The line in question: B &= \diffp* { f(x, \Bar{\mu}) } { \Bar{\mu} } { x_{eq}, \Bar{\mu}_{eq} } The second \Bar{\mu} (bolded for clarity) seems to throw everything awry. Omitting the \Bar (just ...
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How to give multiple axis the same style/options

I would like to pick your brains again on a small issue. I want to use tikzstyle to describe the style of multiple plots but when I copy and paste the style I use on my plot, I get a compilation ...
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! Undefined control sequence. \u8:´ ->\IeC {\textasciiacute }

I just get this error between my abstract and introduction. ! Undefined control sequence. \u8:´ ->\IeC {\textasciiacute } l.96 \keywords {asteroid -- ...
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make bold text followed by normal text gives error as can be used only in preamble?

I want to create text like this using latex. Bold Text1: Normal Text1 Bold Text2: Normal Text2 Bold Text3: Normal Text3 Bold Text4: Normal Text4 So I tried creating my new commands something like ...
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\shortstack in table throwing Compile Error

I am trying to put some cell text such as "Measurement type" and "Event labels" into multirow cells of two lines, where the aforementioned names would be split into two lines. \begin{table*}[t] ...
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Latex package for French words

One of our references is from a French writer. When loading a Latex file, because this reference is in the file, system's journals prints with a lot of errors. What is a package in LaTeX for French ...
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Wrong page numbers listed in ToC (LaTeX)

I am struggling with a problem with ToC page numbering visible in a document. I've tried several possible solution, including \phantomsection, \clearcoublepage, and other similar. Nothing helps. What ...
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Strange csvsimple output when the line starts with an accented character

The code example below produces an undesirable result, where an Omega appears on the 5th line and all data from the 6th line appears glued to the last cell in the 5th line. Does anyone knows what ...
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MiKTeX problem after update on Linux Mint 18.3

I'm using MiKTeX on Linux Mint 18.3. Recently, every time I update the MiKTeX package some error occurs. It happened 2 times already, and every time I had to reinstall it again. Today it happened for ...
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fixes excel to latex = Undefined control sequence. …ecto\\ para cada integrante\end{tabular}}} [duplicate]

\documentclass\[xcolor=table\]{beamer}% If you use beamer only pass "xcolor=table" option, i.e. \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{lllllllllllllll} \hline \multicolumn{1}{|l|}{\textbf{Numero de Actividad}}...
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fixes more = Missing \begin{document}. \begin{table}[] Undefined control sequence. … & \multicolumn{1}{l|}{}

\usepackage{multirow} \usepackage[table,xcdraw]{xcolor} \documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer}% If you use beamer only pass "xcolor=table" option, i.e. \begin{table}[] \begin{tabular}{lllllllllllllll} ...
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\begin{titlepage} on input line 9 ended by \end{document}

I get the error message \begin{titlepage} on input line 9 ended by \end{document} with the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,openright,12pt]{report} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} % espanol \...
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error paragraph ended before \ProvidesPackageRCSi was complete [duplicate]

I'm new using LaTeX and in this moment I have a problem with the next code, i appreciate your helping, next I will show u my code and then my error: code \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \...
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subsection and subsubsection aren't working in elsevier template

I am working on Elsevier template with a single column format, I am facing an issue with subsections and subsubsections as they are displayed like a normal section with wrong numbering, for example ...