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Unable to reference figure from one subfile to another subfile when compiling ONLY the subfile

I have the following files in Overleaf: main.tex in root directory: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{xr} \usepackage{subfiles} \begin{document} \section{Methodology} \label{...
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\umlassoc throwing missing number error in overleaf [on hold]

When I create an exam class document and draw a class diagram with an association, Overleaf shows me the error Undefined control sequence. Missing number treated as zero. If I comment the line with ...
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How to check for errors when creating package/class

Short: How can you find errors in a package/class without importing the .cls/.sty file to your project/without using the package? Note: I'm looking for a general way of checking package/class errors, ...
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Overleaf Project Coying

I copied a previous project from 2018 in overleaf, yet compilation of the documents gives different results. In the new document, the margins and tables are all shifted, and the spacing is extremely ...
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\mkdatezeros deprecated error - biblatex

I'm using LaTeX through overleaf, and if I include the year in my bibliography, the following error shows up: Package biblatex Warning: '\mkdatezeros' is deprecated. Please use '\mkyearzeros', '\...
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Overleaf Ctrl+/ doesn't work

I'm trying to comment multiple lines throughout my text using the shortcut Ctrl+/ (I'm using Overleaf). It doesn't work! Anyone knows why? Is there another command?
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Overleaf logo command (like \LaTeX)

I would like to make a command \overleaf which prints the Overleaf logo, just like \LaTeX prints the LaTeX logo. Here is a \link to the Overleaf logo. The link includes several examples of the logo ...
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Adding pictures from PDF

I am using Overleaf for PDF creation and I intend to upload pictures from .PDF but somehow the includegraphics is not working. I have used the \usepackage{graphicx} but still the error is dfTeX ...
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Image not showing in document

I am trying to include an image in an article in Overleaf, my source code is shown below, \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=80mm]{Appendix/Currents/C1.08current.png} \...
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job aborted no legal end found (emergency stop)

I have recently started latex and created a project on Overleaf. The text was working just fine until couple of days ago and since Saturday, I am having an issue. It does not compile and I do not see ...
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Uploading Files in Overlead in PDF

I have made pictures using Inkscape and I am trying to upload it in PDF or SVG format. Basically, any format that keeps the work intact. I tried using.PNG but the pixels are blotting. Anyone who can ...
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Editing Code Colors in the Editor

I am working in Overleaf right now and I am trying to determine if there is a way to change the colors of certain parts of the physical LaTeX code. For example, suppose I have the following code: \...
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Overleaf compiler crashing when trying to use multirow package

I'm making an graduation work in the Overleaf platform, everything is working properly instead of the multirow package. The problem is that i need to use the multirow command to adjust the vertical ...
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Type one character over another with Sanskrit - easier approach

My requirement is to compose text in Sanskrit with (roman or devanagri) numbers and symbols placed over the Sanskrit text. Before knowing anything about Latex, I asked this question in SU.SE - how-to-...
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Cross Referencing between two files in LaTex and Overleaf

I am writing my Post Graduate Thesis and managing my thesis chapters in the separate chapter files like chap1.tex, chap2.tex I have another main.tex file in which I want to reference some labels from ...
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Citation key changes when syncing Mendeley with Overleaf

I'm using Mendeley to manage references for a paper I'm writing in Overleaf. If I export a bibtex file from Mendeley, the citation keys match what I see in the program [AuthorYear]. However, if I sync ...
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How to download an Overleaf template?

Scientific Reports now links to a template on Overleaf. I don't feel too well about uploading the sourcecode of my paper to some website I hadn't heard about before. That's why I tried to simply use ...
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How to change new document initial contents on Overleaf [closed]

When you create a new 'main' document on Overleaf, it appears with some basic info filled in: document class, begin document, etc. . Is it possible to change what it automatically puts in this? Also, ...
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How to resize a figure inside /Figure caption in Latex

I am trying to adapt my paper into IEEE Access template in Overleaf. According to the documentation I have to define a figure by using \Figure tag instead of using \begin{figure} tag. Here is the ...
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Export Excel tables to Overleaf

Good morning everyone, I have been trying to export Excel tables to my Overleaf file. I have succeeded to some extent using \includegraphics command, but the problem with that is that the font size ...
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Upon the change of babel default language, errors appear

I used a template provided by my exchange university, where I learned to use LaTeX, changed the default language using babel package and where before I had 0 errors in the logs, now I have 7, without ...
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Cross referecing two documents to each other

I have two files which I want to cross-reference to each other. following this latexmk with external references this is what I did. I am compiling in overleaf. In file 1 I have the following: \...
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Overleaf autocomplete dropdown-list alternatives are not visible, but works when pressing enter

Whenever I begin any backslash command in overleaf I can see that the dropdown list want to appear, but none of the alternatives are visible. I can press enter and it will autocomplete my command, but ...
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changing background color of a letter template

I found the tuletter class in Overleaf (which loads the article class) and I've been using it for typing letters of correspondence. Now, I want to change the background color of the letter from the ...
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vim-latex on Overleaf

I'm a diehard vim user currently being forced to use overleaf for latex editing by various collaborators. Since overleaf has both a vim mode and support for keybindings, I was wondering if anyone had ...
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Copy of overleaf project no longer compiles (EPS file error?)

I have an overleaf project with a number of EPS files. I use the graphicx package to include them in the final PDF. It compiles properly, and the figures look fine. I copied the whole project, and ...
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Overleaf not showing all references from Mendeley

I am using Mendeley to store my references and Overleaf to write my document. When I link both together I get a .bib file in Overleaf which is missing references despite having refreshed/synced both ...
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Image that I inserted is not displaying; shows filepath only instead with no compile error

I am currently writing notes using Overleaf for one of self-paced course and noticed that I can't seem to display the image correctly, despite having identical code from documentation. My current code ...
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Tiltle of a big table in overleaf

I am using overleaf latex website for my thesis. I am trying to write a title above a table; I have tried different way but I do not know how. Would you please help! \documentclass[12pt]{uthesis-...
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Overleaf back to v1

I am using Overleaf to edit my LaTeX documents. The problem for me is, I accidentally moved one project to v2. Now I can't take it back and I think v2 is still very wanting. Any idea?
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How to define a new hyperref for Functions?

My question relates to here. I am trying to define new commands for hyperref. For example, I want to have some equations to be called: Function, Constraint, or Constraint Set. To do it, I tried to ...
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Trouble with dates in biblatex-apa using biber

I was using the APA format citation for my thesis, which I am writing in Overleaf, which uses an old version of biblatex-apa. \RequirePackage[style=apa, backend=biber]{biblatex} My .bib file is: @...
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How can use garamond font in Overleaf?

I have seen several questions on how to enable the garamond font via downloading the garamondx or the mathdesign packages from ctan and copying the files to MikTeX directories in your own PC, but is ...
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What is a LaTeX editor that syncs automatically?

Basically something I could use to work on Overleaf docs when lost internet connectivity or Chrome is not responding. Oh and runs on windows. Pdf-code sync would be nice too.
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compiling the changes not all the document in Overleaf

I started Latex with Texstudio and there was an option that I could compile just the changes (which leads to much faster compiling time). Is there a similar option in Overleaf to avoid compiling the ...
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Basic R code yields errors of “unclosed $” in knitr

I cannot use R code in Overleaf Knitr, since any basic code which includes $ yields error of unclosed $. Even the sample file of knitr in Overleaf itself causes LaTeX error: https://www.overleaf.com/...
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how to change color of just the Content in tableofcontents

I wish to change just the color of heading 'Contents' in table of contents. I am using the simple \tableof contents command in my document This is the main page code \documentclass[titlepage]{...
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Overleaf shortcut: Put already written text in brackets

I am looking for a shortcut which puts already written text in curly brackets. I found this question but it doesn't work for Overleaf. I thought that I once have read something similar in an article ...
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How to create a fillable PDF in table format from MS word using Overleaf

I am looking to create a fillable PDF for a response sheet in table format as shown below. This is screenshot of how the response sheet looks like and I can't seem to find a way to enable people to ...
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eps file with hatch cannot be properly rendered in overleaf

I am currently writing with Overleaf and find this problem. I am using IEEEtran.cls and when I want to insert an eps figure which is created by Matplotlib in Python, the bar chart with hatch won't ...
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Is there a latex package for working with Rtex files locally

Working with Overleaf using .Rtex files and I love it. However, I just discovered that Overleaf does not support a lot of the R packages (e.g., tidyverse, sqldf) and does not work with large data sets....
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Cannot install packages in the Knitr environment Overleaf

I am trying to write my R code directly in my Overleaf document using knitR. However, this message pops up when I run the following code: <>= # Install relevant packages install.packages('...
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Newest references from Mendeley are not imported to Latex

In the beginning, the import of references from Mendeley worked well. However, now it does not import the newest references from Mendeley into Latex (overleaf). When I click on the refresh button in ...
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Editors with Rich Text viewing (similar to Overleaf?)

I'm wondering, are there any Latex editors or editor plugins which provide a "Rich-text" viewing mode for navigation, much like Overleaf provides? (source: overleaf.com) What I'm looking for: ...
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Using babel package to add Persian text into English document

I'm trying to add some Persian text into an English document (Springer style) using the babel package. Here is my tex file as follow: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass[smallextended]{svjour3} \...
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Alternative to Overleaf (realtime LaTeX collaboration) With the Ability to have Multiple Collaborators but with no Charge

I teach a class in which students write several lab reports in LaTeX, and up until very recently I required students to use Overleaf. This allowed groups of 3-4 to write lab reports in LaTeX with real-...
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Latex only letting me put 3 subsection per page, then the numbering starts pilling up unless I add a new page

I´m trying to make some specifications fit on one page, but the \subsection{} command keeps messing things up unless I create a \newpage. I'm using overleaf. When I do this: \documentclass[11pt, ...
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How to use Optima font in Overleaf with any compiler?

I'm a new LaTeX user with my first use case being math proofs. I want to use Optima font (which came installed on my Mac) for my proof, and as far as I can tell I have to use the XeLaTeX compiler to ...
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PDF created on LaTeX not opening

I have created a LaTeX document on Sublime Text. It also generates the PDF. However, when I try opening it on Skim, it produces an error stating the PDF cannot be opened. I then try to open it on ...
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What does this error message mean, and what is causing it?

immediately after I added the mhchem package (version 4) into my document on overleaf, this error message popped up. Does anyone have any ideas as to why this error occurring, and what it's saying? (...