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Questions tagged [errors]

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

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Problem with side by side equation tag and custom tag style

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsmath} \newtagform{brackets}{[}{]} \usetagform{brackets} \AtBeginDocument{\let\latexlabel\label} \...
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Pdf does not compile [closed]

I am seeing this in miktex/logs/ pdflatex.log: starting with command line: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode ModBook.tex 2018-11-18 08:04:04,769-0800 INFO pdflatex - allowing known ...
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Using \color in varwidth environment produces warning and does not work as intended

Trying to use color in a varwidth environment, I stumbled upon a warning from the varwidth package. Inspecting the issue and trying the same with \parbox and the minipage environment lead to the ...
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I don't know what's wrong this LaTeX coding

I just Installed LaTeX basic and only downloaded the packages in the coding; it is a coding for a Journal I wanted to its format. However, I keep getting error messages whenever I want to execute the ...
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file ended while scanning use of @\item

My code gives no errors until I write this: \begin{enumerate}[(i)] \item (a,b) $\ncong$ [c,d), \item (a,b) $\ncong$ [c,d], and \item [a,b) $\ncong$ [c,d). \end{enumerate} The error ...
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Errors relating to \xrfill

I'm new to using LaTeX and am unsure of how to resolve errors that arise when trying to insert a line broken by text (as a header) into a bibliography. However, it does also happen at any other point ...
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Defined command only works in preamble

I'm writing a class, and when using it I want to use small caps with a font that doesn't have small caps defined (I know – not as good as the real thing). I found this answer Fake small caps with ...
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I'm not able to \begin or \end{document} in my article on TexStudio

This is the MWE of the code I have used (I'm using APA6 package to make an apa formatted document for my research article so have used that as the document class rather than article). When I try to ...
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A symbol imported from the ifsym package is not recognized

I found a symbol that I am interested in in the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbols list, where it is noted that the symbol is part of the ifsym package. However, when I try to use the symbol, thus: \...
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LyX - external program error - where to check the logs?

When I hit Ctrl + R, I get this error: The external program ... finished with an error. It is recommended you fix the cause of the external program's error (check the logs). What is this external ...
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Decoration of tikz-3dplot function: Error without effect

I created a 3D plot with tikz-3dplot and tried to add text along a path created by the function tdplotdrawarc by using a text decoration. The appended MWE works as intented, but displays the error ...
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xparse - \NewDocumentCommand definition behaves different if defined in preamble [closed]

I encountered a very strange behavior for the \NewDocumentCommand command in the xparse package related to the point of definition. The following code works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Changing the column order breaks tabularx

Why does the following table breaks with TeX saying that ! Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr. <recently read> \endtemplate l.9 \end{tabularx} ? If I change the column ...
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Why does latex throw an error when there is empty lines inside the caption environment

Here is an effect i've irritated me on for a while. When creating a figure environment with a caption like the one below \begin{figure}[ht] %%%Some figure \caption{Some text some more text some ...
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Modifying A Specific Example of Interlinear Text and Running it on Tex Live 2018

I am trying to modify this specific solution to interlinear texts, which I found here. % !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \...
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TikZ controls cause false alarms about overfull \hboxes

The following code Then $e+F$ acts in the standard representation (on $\mathbb C^{mn+k}$) in such a way that we can decompose this action into the following pieces: for even $m$, $$ \begin{...
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Can't compile Hebrew LyX (2.3) files since the new Miktex 2.9

I have recently installed LyX 2.3.1-1 on a fresh PC running Windows 10 Pro (64bit), following the instructions here: https://wiki.lyx.org/Windows/Hebrew I have installed the latest Miktex 2.9 (dated ...
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! Missing \endcsname inserted.<to be read again>\def \begin{

\documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{report} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \newcommand{\en}{\selectlanguage{english}} \newcommand{\gr}{\selectlanguage{...
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Conflict between diffcoeff and mhchem

I notice recently a conflict between the packages diffcoeff and mhchem. For this file : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{diffcoeff} \...
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My code is giving my this error: BibTeX I was expecting a `,' or a `}' : : But I can't find it!

So, my code is giving me this error and I can't find the reason for it. Below this line there are the lines from 241 to 259. In the log file, it says that the error is located on the line 252. It says:...
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TeX Capacity exceeded, semantic nest size

I'm having a problem that I have no idea what it can be caused by, the error it produces is the following "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [semantic nest size=500]. \end{align}" Using TeX studio and have ...
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Getting more context about a a latex error [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Beamer to get a listing in a presentation. I'm getting a mysterious error message that looks like: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> \let ...
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Vancouver style file accuses me of popping an empty literal stack

This document (problem.tex) and bibliography (problem.bib) work as expected: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This.\cite{altman} \bibliography{problem}{} \bibliographystyle{plain} \end{...
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Missing $ inserted. …3mm]{\includegraphics[width=4.002cm]{6a}}

I can not remove this error: Missing $ inserted. ... I have already used: \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{ {D:/Users/test/} } and my code is: \begin{figure}[t] \...
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Missing { inserted: but no parenthesis is missing

Good evening everybody, I already searched for this problem but didn't find a solution. When compiling my LaTeX file, the error "Missing { inserted" appears but everything seems to be ok with the ...
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Command to bypass hyperref error explanation

I had warning in my project Package hyperref Warning: Option `pdfpagelabels' is turned off because \thepage is undefined. I used command before document class. \PassOptionsToPackage{pdfpagelabels=...
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Parsing multi-line warnings in console output

I am writing a parser for warnings. I have extended the width of LaTeX's output so that errors and warnings all occur on a single line. However, I have a problem with multi-line, formatted warn ...
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How to fix error Missing number, treated as zero

I know this must be a common title for a question, and I have done my research but I still can't figure out why i get this error with this block of code: \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage[...
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Why can I not put a fraction inside of a pmatrix? [closed]

So I'm trying to typeset a formula that contains a vector with two values that are fractions. This, unfortunately, is not working. Here is what I wrote: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath}...
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view .pdf file from subfolder

How can I view .pdf file from subfolder? Command "C:/Program Files/Adobe/Reader 11.0/Reader/AcroRd32.exe" ./subfolder/%.pdf doesn't work and I get: "Error: could not start the command" On the ...
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Latex error: “! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char Ṕ (U+1E54)”

"! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char Ṕ (U+1E54)" Does anyone know me explain what this error means and how to fix it? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Error warning for backward compatibility

Recently I have been using Overleaf and Texworks for my latex and I seem to be getting the error: Package pgfplots Warning: running in backwards compatibility mode (unsuitable tick labels; missing ...
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Problems with Miktex and Texlipse

I'm trying to work with Eclipse (Texlipse) and MikTex but I have problems to make a project. Console send me the next information: running: C:\miktex29\miktex\bin\x64\pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -...
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graphicx regression in TL 2018? \convertMPtoPDF undefined in preamble

Consider the following MNWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} % \input{supp-pdf.mkii} \newbox\mypic \sbox\mypic{\includegraphics[height=6.5ex]{moral-compass-lliw10}} \begin{document} ...
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Intercept error messages?

Is it possible to override error messages? The latex log sometimes makes it hard to tell, what file was being parsed when an error or warning was reported. Files are denotes by (FILENAME ...) in the ...
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Package natbib Warning: Undefined Citation Warning

After hours of trying to figure it out, I finally decided to ask for help. I checked various related answers but I am new to Natbib and couldn't figure out the problem if you might please be able to ...
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Using the environment example from the collect package results in an error [duplicate]

I am writing a manual and I want to include tips and tricks trough out the chapters. A last chapter will collect all the tips and tricks that I included in the book. So I found the package collect. It ...
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Warning message after creating the bibliography

My code as are follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{wasysym} %ch06 - $\currency$ \usepackage{multirow} %ch10 - table4 \usepackage{amssymb} %ch12 - \thicksim \usepackage[...
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Array command in Latex

I wonder may I ask about why I received the error note from R-Markdown that ! LaTeX Error: \begin{array} on input line 569 ended by \end{equation*}. #1, Let X = \[ \left(\begin{array}{cc} 1 &...
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Implicit error with matplotlib2tikz thisrow already exists

The conversion from Python 3.7 into LaTeX code worked well with matplotlib2tikz v0.6.18. The only exceptions are some ignored parameters which seems reasonably discarded for me (aspect ratio and tick ...
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Error message with multiple equations: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } l.231 \end{align}

I am working on an equation set with some long equations. I use split to divide the long equations into multiple lines. However, I keep getting the error. ! Missing } inserted. } l....
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How to define a comma separated list of arguments for includegraphics

I have a large set of pictures, and I want to apply predefined settings to each using the optional argument of the \includegraphics macro from the graphicx package. I would like to define the ...
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LaTeX Error: File `makecellcaption.sty' not found

I´m having this error whith some makecellcaption file I do not know. I´m using overleaf. This is my code (just post the packages, I have tables, graphs but my full document is big): Thanks \...
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Inserting bibliography .bbl directly into .tex file causes Undefined control sequence

I'm trying to submit a paper online, and it causes errors BibTex since the online compiler only runs a single pass of pdfLaTeX. The journal recommends including the .bbl directly into the .tex file, ...
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Can't view pdf after compiling

EDIT: I solved this by replacing 'figure' with 'figure*'. Thank you all for your input. I'm using Texmaker and MiKTeX on Windows 10. The file compiles without any issues but the pdf isn't available. ...
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Problem with unclear error message

\begin{align*} P(A) \cap P(B) & = \lbrace x \mid x \in P(A) \and x \in P(B) \rbrace \\ & = \lbrace x \mid x \subseteq A \and x \subseteq B \rbrace \\ & = \...
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Compile error when using \textit in \makecell

I am modifying the moderncv resume template and I'm running into a compile error when using \textit within a \makecell. Here is my redefinition of cventry. The error is happening on line 4, within ...
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Bibliography questions [duplicate]

As I write my Bachelor thesis at the moment I tried to teach myself how to use Latex. But I am struggling a lot with my bibliography as I can not find a way to program it the way I want to: ...
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File ended while scanning use of \substack

Everything was fine when I changed external pdf from default to adobe reader. after that it never meant to run again indicating the above error. Frustrating \documentclass[12]{article} \usepackage{...
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\verb illegal in command argument in \begin{align*}

I am trying to generate a set of aligned equations that looks like, (note: random and variable are supposed to be pseudo-code) However, instead I got this along with an error, that says, \verb ...