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Questions tagged [incompatibility]

{incompatibility} is for questions about packages and document classes that are not compatible with each other or that need to be loaded in a specific order.

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Why \secref command in memoir with cleveref and nomencl no longer works

The document below, with a chapter/section scheme in a memoir class document, uses a custom \secref command. This command allows reference to a section in the shorter form "section s" that would ...
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Macro with logic and longtable

I need to create a macro, like \newcommand, but with logic. The logic has to chose the table that must be created. For this I've found an useful package that is xparse. The problem is that this ...
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LaTeX Error: Command `\corresponds' already defined

I am compiling a text with the following preamble: \documentclass{revtex4-2} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[babel]{csquotes} \...
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Incompatibility between PGF and PStricks

With the new packages, I get an error message for every tex-file using PStricks. It seems to be a compatibility problem between new versions of pgf and pstricks. I tried to solve the problem by using ...
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How to color hyperref links so that it works in Chrome/Chromium?

The actual usecase: I'm writing a resume in LaTeX, so I defintely want the reader to know that the hyperlinks are there and there are just too many people using Chrome. In my real usecase I'm using ...
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hyperref / etextools incompatibility?

My document uses both hyperref and etextools. Up until today, they appeared to be playing nicely; however a new command seems to have introduced a conflict somewhere. The MWE below is a greatly ...
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Switching lines in preamble causes error/NO error

I have 2 almost idenctical lines of LaTeX source. They differ only in switching order of these two lines \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} One causes error and the other one ...
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pgf package + pstricks | MikTeX | still 'broken' [duplicate]

So, after waiting until today (Jan. 8) to try updating pgf for my MikTeX install(s), went ahead and gave it a try (first after backing everything up in my MikTeX root directories). Install pgf using ...
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Conflict with \fi in figure captions

I have the following preamble: \documentclass[11pt]{book} % PACKAGES % graphics packages \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} % negative phantoms (\nphantom, \nhphantom, \...
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incompatible mcexam and comment packages?

I need a help in the following code> I don't know what is the issue exactly !! \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{comment} % set fonts \...
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makecell conflicts with xcolor [duplicate]

In this minimum working example, makecell conflicts with the table option inside the xcolor package. However, it does not conflict on the system of one of my friends although we have exactly the same ...
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conflict between \include and the \hyperref package

In the MWE below, an error is thrown by the command sequence pdflatex mwe ; pdflatex mwe when mwe.tex is \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{hyperref} \includeonly{} \begin{document} \include{refFile} ...
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Is there an incompatibility between the packages calc and siunitx? (\GenericError […])

The following code does not compile: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{.5cm}p{\widthof{\textbf{AAAAAAAAA}}}l} &\textbf{...
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How to add subcaption to tikz

I need to place three tikz pictures side by side, and assign one caption to the triple and a subcaption to each tikz. I currently use subcaption package and it works well. However, I need migrate to ...
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babel + textcomp + redefining \LaTeX

I see this with TeXLive 2018, which includes version 3.26 of babel.sty (2018/10/16 3.26"). I think this works with some earlier versions of babel.sty, but I'm not sure where the cutoff is. \...
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Incompatibility between babel-french and tasks

There seems to be an incompatibility between these two packages. Look at these two MWE: The right one \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} %\usepackage[french]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{...
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compatibility between picinpar and hvfoat

I updated recently my packages. Since this update, I have an error when I try to use the environment figwindow from the package picinpar with the package hvfloat. I get the following error message: ...
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Czech babel and chemmacros clash - reaction arrow not displayed

Clash between czech babel and chemacros in displaying reaction arrows, resulting in chemformula error: "unknown-arrow" The arrow type <-> doesn't exist on line 19. If czech babel is switched ...
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xparse/command-already-defined

Hello I am trying to use the following class (yReport.cls) from this link https://github.com/HarveySheppard/yLaTeX I am using MikTex 2.9 and I have installed the relevant packages, fonts and cls ...
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Subcaption incompatible with babel-farsi

I am trying to use some farsi words in my text. I also have to use subcaption for my pics. But I am getting the following error: ! Package caption Error: The `subcaption' package does not work ...
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Conflict between breqn and newtxmath packages

I was typesetting a document. I have imported the breqn package and everything is working just fine. I decided that I did not like the default Computer Modern math font, so I wanted to change it to ...
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Not able to use images if I call gb4e.sty

My tags are follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{gb4e,qtree,skull} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{../74934_Art/Hackl.jpg} \caption{...
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Combining calc and perpendicular coordinates in tikz

As it is described there, the following does not compile: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node at (0, 0) (node1) {Hello}; \node ...
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Tikz coordinates relative to one node

Using both calc and |- would be a convenient way to refer to "inner, relative coordinates" of a node, with (0, 0) meaning node.center, (0, 1) meaning node.east and (.3, -.5) meaning somewhere precise ...
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Is there any site that shows me what are older packages which are replaced by newer ones? [duplicate]

Currentyl I am using a template from our university which is from 2010. I added some packages etc. but now I am not sure if there are "duplicates" of packages I am using. For example I have \...
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Why `parskip` package makes margin notes misaligned?

I have to merge two lengthy files, one of which is using the marginnote package and the other needs the parskip package. If I use them at the same time the command I use to label years in the margin, ...
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Footnotes are not correctly linked

I'm writing my thesis and using a lot of packages. When I create a \footnote, the number appears with a link, but when I click the document goes to the first page. I read about some packages that ...
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tufte-book and gb4e and footnotes / sidenotes

When using the tufte-book class (and other tufte classes, I imagine), footnotes / sidenotes seem to break the instant you load the gb4e package. This compiles correctly, and displays a sidenote as ...
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Problem with appendix using article and twoside

I am currently finishing my thesis and struggling with an issue in my appendix. Today, I noticed that there is a problem if I use [twoside] together with the article class (I know, this is already ...
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glossary-extra's autoindex and polyglossia

The following example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{german} \usepackage{glossaries-extra} \makeglossaries \makeindex \...
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How to find the packages causing an apparent incompatibility problem?

I am intending to change a document to use the glossaries-extra package. When I add \usepackage{glossaries-extra} to my preamble (or rather a file loaded with \input supposed to contain the \...
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Biblatex and newtxmath are not working together

I want use biblatex and newtxmath. But using both gives me following warning Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'etextools'. \begin{document} and a number of errors. It seems that newtxmath ...
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How to solve subcaption package compatibility issue when using babel package with arabic option?

I am trying to include some Arabic text but I am getting the following error: ! Package caption Error: The `subcaption' package does not work correctly (caption) in compatibility mode. ...
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Changebar and newfloat, other placement than [H]: missing } inserted

When using the changebar package in conjunction with float's \newfloat, only the [H] placement seems to work. In the below example, an error is thrown: ! Missing } inserted. ...
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blank page after includeonly

Following this previous post regarding a conflict between \includeonly and the hyperref package, here is another problem I found with \includeonly. With the following mwe,a first compilation ...
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biber and biblatex are incompatible [closed]

I am new to LaTeX and am writing my thesis in TexMaker and MiKTeX. I am having an issue with incompatible biber and biblatex versions. I have gone through several other threads here and am pretty ...
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Is there a workaround for Packages Comment and Sagetex incompatibility?

I use the "Comment package" to write exercises with or without solutions. But I also want to use the "Sagetex package" to write the solution without typos. There seems to be an incompatibility between ...
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package conflict between polyglossia and arabTeX

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{french} \begin{document} \setarab \fullvocalize \transtrue \arabtrue ...
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Has anyone kept a copy of LamsTeX version 1?

I wrote my PhD thesis (back in spring 1990) in LamsTeX version 1 (version 2 came out in 1991). I would like to recompile my thesis manuscript but on CTAN only version 2.01 is available (and I noticed ...
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Pkg 'labbook' incompatible with pkg 'subcaption'?

Disclaimer: I know this is a question drawing opinionated answers. I still want to ask it, as I don't know how else I should proceed and am looking for advice. I use labbook to write - you guessed it ...
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After successfully downloading Mactex on OS 10.13.1 machine and successfully installing, cannot run TeXShop

I am new to LaTeX. After successfully downloading Mactex on new OS 10.13.1 (=High Sierra) machine (md5 were identical) and successfully installing, I cannot run TeXShop. I get this error message: ...
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Difficulties using KOMA and titlesec

I am using scrreprt KOMA and have difficulties with compatibility. I had titlesec and fancyhdr but those are bad with KOMA as I know now. I changed fancyhdr for scrlayer-scrpage and have my headers ...
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Workaround for refcheck with subcaptions

This question mentions a conflict between refcheck, subcaption and hyperref, and proposes a patch to help deal with some issues due to hyperref. I would like to know if there is a workaround for the ...
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Conflict between marvosym and mathabx

in this minimal example code, I want to use this commands: \divides from mathabx and \MVAt from marvosym. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{mathabx} \usepackage{marvosym} \begin{document} $a\...
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physics and braket packages with different \braket commands

I am using the \usepackage{physics} package and want to write something using bra-ket notation but with a double bar in the middle (physicist's notation in Quantum Chemistry). It can be written as \...
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How to convert (downgrade) a .bib from Jabref-4.x back to Jabref-3.8.2 format?

Jabref-4.1 is still not as stable as Jabref-3.8 was. Jabref stores some metadata such as groups in comments of the Bibtex database. Jabref-4.x changed the file format unfortunately. I am not sure, if ...
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Strange interaction between fontspec and mhchem

I use the mhchem package for chemical formulas (with XeTeX). For one year or so, I’ve been experiencing some really strange bugs, seemingly without reason. Some characters in the chemical formulas, ...
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Strange behaviour of \FPeval

I have a piece of code, which sometimes compiled correctly, other times it gives an error. Is it possible that the package fp is unstable? Or might another package conflict with fp? How could I fix ...
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Why there is a huge extra blank space at the beginning of this document? [duplicate]

After compiling following document, there is an extra blank space at the beginning of each page. I suspect there is an incompatibility between the lineno and pdfsync package. Is there a way to fix ...
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Awkward conflict between lastpage, hyperref, amsthm and tikz-external

The following code cannot correctly produce the external .pdf file of the tikzpicture. Removing any of \usepackage{amsthm}, \usepackage{lastpage}, \usepackage{hyperref} solves the issue: the auxiliary ...