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Questions tagged [errors]

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

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Special effects in TikZ leads to unprintable PDF

So I recently made a picture of the Mexican Hat Potential (related to the Brout-Englert-Higgs Mechanism of particle physics). I am more than satisfied with the graph and everything, but I noticed ...
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Suppress a low-level error message in LuaTeX

Using LuaTeX it is possible to customize low-level error messages produced directly by TeX, such as the undefined control sequence error, or bad number etc. Here is the code that David Carlisle wrote ...
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Characters missing when embedding PDF with pdftex

I have the feeling this must have been asked before, but I couldn't find it with search... When I run the following test file \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % \pdfmapfile{+rotis....
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Damaged file in acroread when include .pdf graphic with other graphics that are clipped

I came across a weird issue when you include multiple graphics files when one is a non-clipped .pdf and the others are clipped non-pdf. I'm running pdflatex and the resulting pdf is created and can be ...
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Error when using selnolig and lua-check-hyphen: attempt to index global 'debug' (a boolean value)

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % required for selnolig \usepackage{selnolig} \usepackage{lua-check-hyphen} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} Using my two favorite lualatex packages ...
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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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MikTeX Console cannot check for updates with error message below

MiKTeX Problem Report Message: The package definition file could not be parsed. Data: path="C:\Users\my_user_name\AppData\Local\Temp\mik19571\cellprops.tpm", column="1124", line="2" BTW, I cannot ...
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TL update affects fixme handling of options?

A few hours ago, the following code worked fine (albeit in a larger document): \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{xkvltxp} \RequirePackage[draft,envface=\itshape,marginface={\footnotesize\...
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An Error in Math mode

What is the meaning of \mathcal allowed only in math mode What sign should I use to fix this error?**
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Unable to use display math inside starred enumerate: Missing $ inserted / Bad math environment delimiter

Trying to use display math \[ \] inside a starred enumerate* environment gives an error Bad math environment delimiter or Missing $ inserted. I can imagine this is by design, and that the idea ...
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Texlive 2017 texhash not working

After I added some fonts to tex distribution I wanted to run texhash, unfortunately the error below is showing up. I installed texlive manually using ISO image of 2017 TexLive, I used sudo to install ...
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I installed basic miktex and failed to synchronize from Miktex pkg mgr

Miktex problem report dialog box provides following error. However the file is present. Invalid argument: path="C:\Users\swati\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex/data/le\df2c24cb21984fa85003c1ecc818ff83....
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Completely different line break with different fonts

reledmac feature under development I am building a new footnote arrangement for footnotes in reledmac (with the help of the maintainer). reledmac can typeset footnotes in two columns or in "paragraph ...
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unable to produce a tikzpicture with less than 2000 line segments

I'm using another language to generate a latex file, specifically a document with a tikz picture. The picture contains about 2000 straight line segments, (+ nodes) but it produces the error ! TeX ...
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error: PDF2DSC sentinel: Wrong type argument: arrayp, nil

I am trying to get AUCTeX on Emacs to preview formulas but it doesn't seem to work and when I click preview, it produces the following error: PDF2DSC sentinel: Wrong type argument: arrayp, nil I ...
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Can hyper be used in TikZ graphs and, if so, how?

I am trying to compile the example from page 390 of the TikZ manual. \RequirePackage{luatex85} \documentclass[border=10pt,multi,tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing,graphs} \begin{document} ...
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No counter defined error

When I try to compile in my laptop a (synced) tex file wich is perfectly compiling in my desktop computer I get the message: "! LaTeX Error: No counter 'd' defined." I reinstalled and updated MikTeX ...
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Texmaker error “File not found” when using a “build” subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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Windows 10 - MikTex 2.9 FATAL miktex-maketfm - No creation rule for font jkpmn8t+10

I had to reinstall my Windows 10 machine and now the Tex document that I'm working does not compile and I have the error source file not found. I tried to : Remove and ReInstall Miktex (32 or 64 ...
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Trace errors when using \include

I'm writting my thesis and decided to divide my main .tex file into different files containing the chapters using \include. However, when I compile my main file the error logs don't take me to the ...
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Error while compiling: “Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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! Dimension too large in pgf

I have no familiarity with TEX, PGF, etc -- but somebody was kind enough to offer me code to produce something I'd like to use. Unfortunately, I get a Dimension too large error when I run the ...
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Why does ConTeXt fail to compile when using custom fonts and a bulleted list?

\starttypescript[serif] [titillium] \definefontsynonym[Serif] [file:Titillium-Regular] \definefontsynonym[SerifBold] [file:Titillium-Bold] \...
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Save size exceeded 80000 - which texmf.cnf to edit?

This started as a comment on David Carlisle's answer https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/134599/37570 Running under Windows, I see 2 texmf.cnf files: under \texlive\2013 and \texlive\2013\texmf-dist\...
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Change with Adobe Pro a PDF document generated with LaTeX

I have produced a PDF with LaTeX and now need to change something within Adobe Pro (being able to do so is a requirement by an editor). If I open the document within Adobe Pro and want to change some ...
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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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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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What causes fatal errors and why TeX cannot produce any file if it occurs?

Besides the regular errors, there are fatal errors, like Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced! I have seen them happen when TeX capacity exceeds, the mysterious seac (see Automatically ...
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How to “set format x” to have the format valid with gnuplot+cairolatex

My gnuplot.plt is set up like this set term cairolatex pdf set output "data.tex" set nokey plot 'data.csv' using 1:2 with lines, And I use the output from gnuplot in my latex like this \begin{...
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TikZ manual example not working with XeTeX 0.99996 TexLive2016

Example from TikZ manual v 3.0.1a (which is the version I'm using), p118: My minimal example code (a straight copy and paste from the manual, except that I inserted \usetikzlibrary{angles} in the ...
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Missing \endcsname inserted. when \foreach{\nextgroupplot}

I try to generate a lot of plots, organized in a groupplot, automatically. Unfortunately, \foreach seems to have a problem with the \nextgroupplot macro. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{...
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PK font rtxmi could not be created

I am trying to compile an article for an AIP (physics) journal using the follow MWE: \documentclass[aip,jcp, floatfix, preprint, 12pt, noshowpacs, superscriptaddress]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{graphics}...
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Adding dynamic tikzpicture with newcommand inside new command

I have a side block command that lets me add content on the side of the page very easily but now I want to have the choice to add some kind of chart or dynamic graphic content in it too. Lets say I ...
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Installing mtpro2 with mactex on os x sierra

I'm trying to install mtpro2 fonts. I followed directions on http://www.pctex.com/kb/74.html Here's what happened. Any suggestions? Brians-iMac:~ brianhons$ sudo texhash Password: texhash: ...
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Stix package doesn't work even in simple examples

I have been trying to get some of the symbols from the stix package to work, but for some reason I get errors even in simple toy examples, where there obviously cannot be any clashes with other ...
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listings package's \lstlistoflistings command generates an error

Processing the following .tex file with LaTeX: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{lstlisting}[caption={An example}] Hello, world! \end{lstlisting} \...
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I'm not able to make use of cjk package for korean language

I have written a table of all the consonant/vowel combinations in korean and noticed that I needed a package in order to show them. So now I'm trying to use the cjk package and I've seen that I should ...
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Wrong colormap when using matlab2tikz for 2D surface plot

I am currently using matlab2tikz, trying to import a Matlab surf plot, where I view only two-dimensions: I am using a custom colormap, but the error occurrs even with the standard colormap. The ...
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Installation does not complete, cannot connect to server

I'm installing MikTex 2.9 (basic-miktex-2.9.6236-x64 from miktex.org) on a Windows 7 64-bit OS, it simply does not complete installation neither reports an error code - i.e. installation continues ...
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Usage of \pgfkeysvalueof leads to 'Dimension too large'

As the title already says, I got the problem that the Usage of \pgfkeysvalueof leads to an 'Dimension too large' error. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{...
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R and LaTeX: Why does white-space character disappear from path?

I'm creating a manual for an R package using LaTeX, and I have to follow a specific latex style . So, I want to create PDF using well known pdflatex, starting form .tex file generated by 'knitr'. ...
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How to fix this error “I can't write on file 'contents/Cabstract.aux'…” when compile scripts

the thesis file is like this : % !Mode:: "TeX:UTF-8" \documentclass[master]{uestcthesis} \title{abc} \author{kevin} \date{2016}{12}{11} \begin{document} \include{chapters/ChapterA} \include{chapters/...
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LYx 2.2. (Cannot view the file pdf)

I get this error when trying to view the file: The external program pdflatex finished with an error ... check the logs. (I am using LyX 2.2.0 Windows 7)
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“Runaway argument? File ended while scanning use of \abx@aux@page.”

I am facing an annoying problem with LaTeX which has occurred just recently. LaTeX refuses to compile and gives me the following error message: "Runaway argument? File ended while scanning use of \...
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Error 256 (driver return code): No pdf produced

I have been merrily going along proofreading and typesetting, but now this: (./id003.aux) xdvipdfmx:fatal: CID count > 65535 Output file removed. ) Error 256 (driver return code) generating ...
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Fill pattern for time series with bounds (tikz pgfplots) generates corrupt PDF

I have used the answer from another post, but the generated PDF seems to be corrupted using the suggested code. This post refers to question: Fill pattern for time series with bounds (tikz pgfplots) ...
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EINVAL Error in Lyx

When I am typing text in the Lyx main editor window the following message keeps appearing in the Progress/Debug Message pane: Error returned from iconv_open EINVAL The conversion from UCS-4LE to UTF8 ...
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Conflict between mathabx and accents packages

I'm having problems with the mathabx package, which I use for the \widecheck symbol. When I try to compile it interrupts the process and sends me to the package documentation, specifically referencing ...
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Installed package is still missing

I need MnSymbol.sty in a template I use. During the build I got this: ! LaTeX Error: File `MnSymbol.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name. (Default ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment DoxyRefList undefined. DoxyRefList

Im trying to generate pdf with doxygen. Already I have tex file generates, like "refman.tex". I can't compile with latex, or pdflatex. Here is the obtained error: *latex refman.tex This is pdfTeX, ...