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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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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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Which packages can produce conflicts with Tikz (opacity) [on hold]

I'm creating a plot with Tikz and have the problem of missing opacity. Apparently this is a common issue and the proper way to fix it is to avoid conflicting packages: Tikz opacity does not work with ...
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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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Automatically determine the height of header and footer in the presence of the `calc` package

I am trying to automatically correct the \headheight and \footskip using the fancyhdr package. This has already been asked in this question. The accepted answer proposes the following solution \...
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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 ...
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Tiny lstlisting in multicols makes columns unbalanced

I stumbled along a strange effect. Consider the following example of two columns of numbers: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{listings} ...
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LaTeX it! won't compile simple code

I just dowloaded the add-on LaTeX it! for Thunderbird. I'm a one-hour beginner. Something must be very wrong with me or with LaTeX it!. Indeed, I wanted to compile, inside Thunderbird, a text ...
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Macro definition not working when using LuaLaTeX and polyglossia (with `\setmainlanguage{german}`)

I'm compiling the following MWE with LuaLaTeX in an updated TexLive 2017 installation on Ubuntu: % !TeX program=lualatex \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside=semi,openright]{scrbook} \usepackage{...
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Does the standalone package not play well with the exam class?

Here is a very minimal example: \documentclass[class=exam]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question Text. \end{questions} \end{document} It produces the error: !...
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mathabx package preventing \not inside subsection title

I'm writing an article in which I want the title of one of my subsections to be $n\not\equiv_41$. When I put that in though, I get the error message Undefined control sequence. \not #1->\let \@@...
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Conflict between cancel and align

It seems that the cancel package does not behave well as one needs to cross out 'large' amount of text as the bar crosses the next line, and the result clearly seems unacceptable. \documentclass{...
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Using package enumitem with my header causes enumerate list to not compile

I am trying to implement to solution to this problem Indentation on items but something is not working together with my header. This compiles and looks like I want it to, but doesn't have the ...
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Illegal unit of measure error when using hyperref in the ifacconf class

I'm trying to submit an article to an IFAC conference by using their template: https://www.ifac-control.org/events/author-guide/copy_of_ifacconf_latex.zip/view. I also want to use the hyperref package ...
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How can I defer the loading of the bidi package?

I'm maintaining a document class which loads the bidi package. bidi is very picky about loading order, and must be loaded after: float, graphics, ntheorem and a bunch of others. The thing is, my ...
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Incompatibility of sagej and polyglossia Hebrew: no custom \titlepage

I am using the sagej class from here (web page) for an article that contains Hebrew text. For this, I use XeLaTeX with polyglossia to \setotherlanguage{hebrew}. Normally, the sagej class redefines \...
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xcolor package disables cellspace package

I'm trying to add a vertical space in a table after each row. Currently I have the following files where the spacing works. My main file: % table-sep.tex \documentclass{table-sep} \begin{document} ...
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Incompatibility between 'tikzscale' and tikz 'circuits' library

I want to include a figure containing an electrical circuit in my file. To ensure the correct filesize I use tikzscale includegraphics command. However, this yields an error for some of the elements ...
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Incompability of the revtex4 class with the abstract package

I'm trying to change the width of the abstract with \absleftindent and \absrightindent, using the abstract package. But when compiling the document I get the following error message I installed the ...