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Questions tagged [errors]

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

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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 ...
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Minimal debian latex installation and errors compiling simple file

Really new to latex (2 hours, and google was not my friend). I installed latex with: # aptitude install texlive-base lmodern+M texlive-lang-portuguese+M (had to manually install texlive-lang-...
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LaTeX Error: Lonely \item--perhaps a missing list environment [closed]

I am new in LaTeX. I am getting an annoying error. "LaTeX Error: Lonely \item--perhaps a missing list environment." please help me how to solve it. I couldn't figure that out. I am attaching a picture ...
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If my Tufte problem persists, are there other good book class to use?

I have seen many pages dedicated to solving this problem with tufte. None of these solutions work for me. I tried several simple .tex files using tufte. All have the same problem. "Argument of \...
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I'm getting an error with the $\frac$ function and can't seem to figure out what the issue is

I am trying to get a fraction to show up that has multiple terms in the numerator and only one term in the denominator. I would like the numerator to be "2pi(12,500mi)" and the denominator to be "2pi....
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LaTeX error: illegal parameter number in definition of \pgffor@b

I am trying to use a loop. The following does not work: \foreach \a in {no,has}{ \begin{table}[H] \footnotesize \captionsetup{width=.9\linewidth} \caption{text} \vspace{-22pt} ...
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How do I fix these errors in Overleaf?

I'm using a forked version of this resume template (huge thanks to posquit0!). I am a TeX noob, knowing only enough to muck up this beautiful resume template with my petty customizations! I want the ...
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Multiple images ok, but index of figures wrong

I'm triyng to put multiple images together and succeeded, but the problem comes when latex creates automatically the list of figures, it makes stranger things.... Edited adding a MWE \documentclass[...
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Packages option breakall not compatible with ctex

I am having this weird issue where the option breakall of package truncate is not compatible with package ctex. Below is the code \documentclass[UTF8]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[UTF8]{...
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Latex and SymPy error

I try to make some calculations inside LaTeX. Therefore I want to use Sympy. So I put \usepackage{sympytex} to the header and compile wit pdflatex. After compiling there occurs a .sympy file. The ...
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Example of addmargin - Error

I'm trying to learn how to use addmargin command. To do this I wrote the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \listfiles \begin{document} \begin{addmargin}[-1cm]{-3cm} ...
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Column vectors alignment

I am trying to reproduce the column vectors in the figure but I have problems in aligning them. Is there anybody who could help?
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How to de-italicize text after using \therefore?

I am trying to write a normal statement after using the \therefore symbol. \therefore The mixed strategies (\frac{23}{27},\frac{4}{27}), (\frac{23}{27},\frac{4}{27}) are a Nash Equilibrium. It gives ...
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Issue with alignment in LaTex

I just started using LaTeX, and have run into a bit of an error. Here is the document as follows: \documentclass{article} %preamble% \usepackage{amsmath} \title{An Introduction to Functions and ...
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Disappearing references replaced with [?] and errors in the bibliography due to style file definition errors

Hi, This is my first time using LaTeX and Bibtex. This is the link to my document, ; LaTeX file on Overleaf It is giving the following error messages; (no line number): This is BibTeX, Version 0....
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Problems with LuaTeX 1.08 even on a very simple document

I just installed luatex 1.08 released yesterday (the installation is a manual process and replaces the original luatex v1.07 that ships with Texlive 2018) on my on GNU/Linux x86_64 machine and re-...
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update went wrong

I updated today to the last MikTex (with the update manager). Since then I can't compile. The update ended with this error: What can I do? I'm not a wizard and I'm lost. Thanks
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Arara Automation Tool script not found

I recently installed the tool Arara via Miktex and integrate it in Kile. When using the command it should just use pdflatex to compile the main file. However, I receive the error: ***** ***** ...
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Problems with TeXstudio

I updated my system to Ubuntu 18.04 and now I've got problems with TeXstudio. The error message looks like this I did try to reinstall texstudio (a lot times) and run all the purge and cleaning ...
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Externalize Tikz picture result in error 'pdflatex -holt-on-error but shell escape is used

I am trying to externalize tikz-picture by using the externalize library. I am using Miktex 2.9. I activate the external feature by using \tikzexternalize and also tried \tikzexternalize[shell ...
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Can't create bibliography while using an elsevier template

I am using Texmaker 5.0.2. I have downloaded "Elsevier reference styles" sample manuscript from https://www.elsevier.com/authors/author-schemas/latex-instructions However, I get the following error ...
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PGF fpu “ill-formatted floating point number” using shapes.symbols library

I was trying to draw a Pierson-Moskowitz wave spectrum in TikZ and had to load the PGF's fpu library to do some of the calculations. Lots of errors! What surprised me is that one of them doesn't ...
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How to specify xtick={<>} when using x-coordinate in DATE-format and not using [date coordinates in = x]?

Depending on this question how to plot regression on DATE x-axes I post the MWE from Christian Feuersänger: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{dateplot} \begin{...
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tikz/pgf error, when I generate code from app to draw a graph

I'm coding for my teaching documents, and I use code which is generated from GeoGebra to draw a graph as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz,pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.15}...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ² (U+B2)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. \acro{I2C}[I²C]

Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ² (U+B2)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. \acro{I2C}[I²C]{Inter-Integrated Circuit} So I get this error I get when I try to compile my university ...
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Error while trying to input external pstricks files

I am trying to use \input{.} to import externally created pstricks graphics. These .tikz pictures are created by inkscape. When I try to import the picture using \input, I get this following error ...
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How to change save size for a LyX installation? (“TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]” error)

I am suffering from a "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]" error. From similar questions (1, 2, 3, 4), I know one fix is to edit a file called "texmf.cnf" and change the "save_size" ...
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How to insert pictures with LaTex + dvips + ps2pdf quick build?

I am using a quick build of "LaTex + dvips + ps2pdf + view PDF". What is the easiest way to insert (multiple) pictures? I am fairly comfortable with LaTeX but I have never done this before. So if ...
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Problems using mdsymbol (\mid and \surd already defined errors)

I'm trying to use Minion Pro and Myriad Pro in some of my documents and to use the accompanying mdsymbol package for math fonts. I'm getting the following errors when compiling a basic document: ! ...
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Problem with absolute path and [ngerman] babel?

I want to get rid of relative paths and defines a new command which point to the root folder of my project: \providecommand{\myPath}{C:/Users/xxx/Google Drive/WS_1819/Bachelorarbeit/_new/} However, ...
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Image not found in leadsheets/song environment

I am trying to include a png with a tablature in a song in my chord book which uses the leadsheets package. However, the file fails to compile once I add \includegraphics inside the song environment. ...
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Hangs on first line [duplicate]

I frequently get this with no way to go on: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (MiKTeX 2.9.6730 64-bit) entering extended mode (C:/Users/Eckert/Documents/texzeta.txt ! Undefined control ...
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Undefined control sequence \textb [closed]

I used the following code to create newpage and bold the subject that is start in the new page. \newpage{\textb{Appendix B}} But I don't know why I got the following error: ! Undefined control ...
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LaTeX ERROR: File `styles/se-wa-input-styles-v0972.tex' not found. (But I have it?!)

I tried to write a new table but I got this Error. I deleted the table but the error is still there... The Link: https://de.sharelatex.com/read/rkvpkdzfrcbv Logs: This is pdfTeX, Version 3....
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Add Caption below algorithm environment

I want to add a caption below algorithm environment that spans over two column page in \documentclass[10pt, conference, compsocconf]{IEEEtran}. I use the following: \usepackage[Algorithm,ruled]{...
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missing $ inserted error for eqnarray

I get the missing $ inserted error(and many other errors like "missing } inserted") for the following code: \documentclass[11pt,oneside,onecolumn]{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \...
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Custom function stopped working for no reason

I defined an operator \DeclareMathOperator{\s2}{s_{2}} And the second time I use it, it tells me "!Use of \s doesn't match its definition. \s 2..." In another instance of the document, it works ...
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Where, if anywhere, can I find the version of vectorian176.pgf, used to compile pgfornament's manual?

Is there a corrected version of vectorian176.pgf around somewhere? As it is shown in pgfornament's manual, I guess there should be, but the one in TL 2018 gives an error. (/usr/local/texlive/2018/...
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Longtable Issues - Can't compile in sharelatex and it doesn't work well

Good evening, I was trying to create a longtable with this kind of format. However, every time I try to compile the file with this table, I get a runout error in ShareLatex. What's weirder is that I ...
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How to insert figure into a footnote in LaTeX?

I want to insert a small figure into a footnote. However, LaTeX gives an error. My code is: \footnote{Bla-bla-bla \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[width=\linewidth,height=\textheight,...
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Extra fi error when compiling LateX file on a different OS

This is my first time posting on stackoverflow, I hope I'm doing this right. I had a LateX file on a windows 7 computer at university. It used to compile perfectly with TeXMaker. Recently, because of ...
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I get an error - may be from pagebackref

I get an error as follows. Package l3regex /usr/local/texlive/2017/texmf-dist/tex/latex/l3kernel/l3regex.sty, line 42 Warning: This package is obsolete --- use 'expl3' instead on input line 42. My ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ☯ (U+262F)

I encountered this error while trying to compile my thesis. Before I did not have this error. Any idea how I can find this Unicode character in my LaTeX document, or solve this issue?
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Face cards do not show up on poker package (pst-poker)

My .tex looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-poker} \begin{document} \crdQs \Qs \crdAs \As \end{document} Everything compiles great except for \crdQs. I am getting the ...
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Can't locate input line for an error

I'm trying to debug my thesis and found this warning in the error log: Package hyperref Warning: Difference (2) between bookmark levels is greater (hyperref) than one, level fixed on input line 161....
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Question regarding utf8 inputenc

I was working on a project and all of a sudden it stopped compiling, showing lots of errors in unicode characters, unicode sequences and such. All pointing to utf8 inputenc in my preamble. Is it a ...
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Urgent: footnotes now not compiling

The problem is happening inside my paragraphs in ShareLatex. /paragraph{} Document class 12pt (report) Was fine until I added footnotes. Comes up with: \@sect has an extra } but I don’t see how \@...
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what does error 87 mean?

I have the following when running my code: Process started ERROR: Windows API error 87: ERROR: Line: 83 Sorry, but bibtex did not succeed. You may want to visit the MiKTeX project page, if you ...