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How to enter symbols and align equations [closed]

1)I wrote an equation and when I hover my mouse over it it shows perfectly as I want it to but when I am knitting to pdf I get the error 1 : Code used for error1: $var(u_{t}) = {\delta}_{u}^2 < \...
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tlmgr Configured to TinyText (R) Instillation and Not TeX Live 2023

I am trying to compile a PDF file from a Jupyter Notebook, but my local LaTeX is having trouble with a particular package. When I go to rectify this problem through the tlmgr command in the Terminal, ...
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Install and use MingLiU and Noto Sans font with TinyTeX

I use TinyTex via Quarto. The latter automatically install missing fonts itself. However, it seems that these two fonts are not available. I have the following Quarto file: --- title: "...
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TinyTex from RStudio Rmarkdown knitting to pdf. "Approximately" sign in ggplot annotate throws error

Reproducible example: require(ggplot2) myggplot <- ggplot(data.frame(x=1:2, y=1:2), aes(x=x,y=y)) + geom_point() z <- 16.9 myggplot <- myggplot + annotate(geom="text", x= 1.5, ...
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Biber installed via tlmgr, but not found on command

On Ubuntu 22.04, I have installed TexLive (actually, TinyTeX) and have installed biber and biblatex packages. Command tlmgr info biber returns package: biber category: Package shortdesc: A ...
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Error when iterating an RMarkdown using kableExtra::column_spec()

This is my best shot at a minimum example, but it's still a little long and convoluted. I've created an RMarkdown that generates a PDF of the cars dataset using Pandoc and LaTeX. I want the width of ...
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Tinytex and TeXstudio (Mac)

How can I connect the LaTex distribution that I installed with Tinytex with TeXstudio? I have downloaded Tinytex from Rstudio (following the instructions here). From Rstudio I am now able to compile ....
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How can I make dvisvgm calling kpathsea find the texmf.cnf file in a nonstandard directory?

dvisvgm calling kpathsea cannot find the texmf.cnf file, but this does exist, though at a presumably nonstandard directory location. What to do to let the texmf.cnf file be located? To convert a .dvi ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `polyglossia.sty' not found [duplicate]

I get error as "! LaTeX Error: File `polyglossia.sty' not found. ! Emergency stop. <read *> Error: LaTeX failed to compile ase.tex. See https://yihui.org/tinytex/r/#debugging for ...
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Is there an equivalent to texlive-science package on Mac?

I need to install several packages from texlive-science. However, I don't know how many or which ones, since every time I compile my document it says another package is missing. I could install one by ...
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Undefined control sequence for \NormalTok or \SpecialCharTok

I am using a template to write my thesis (https://github.com/ryanpeek/aggiedown) in latex. I have everything installed however, when I run bookdown (bookdown::render_book('index.Rmd', aggiedown::...
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Configuring TinyTex to work with LyX

I decided to migrate my texlive-full installation to something more lightweight,such as TinyTex. I usually like to write documents in LyX. I ran sudo apt remove texlive-full and successfully ...
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Error in the code after loading a library in an R code

I have been writing a code in RStudio and using TinyTex to compile my pdf. I wrote the following code in an RSweave file in RStudio: \documentclass[12 pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Cannot fix: ! LaTeX Error: File `pdflscape.sty' not found

I am using tinytex, Windows 10, R Studio install.packages("tinytex") tinytex::install_tinytex() and keep seeing the following error when I try to run a .Rmd file which contains \usepackage{...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \tocchapter undefined - no solution found

I am trying to convert on a Mac (IOS 11.5.2.) in R Markdown a code to a pdf file but since I enteder a code junk (importing a csv. file and producing a table) I get following error msg: I was unable ...
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Pdflatex does not find packages installed with tlmgr

I installed TinyTeX on Mac OS Mojave. After I compiled some tex file, I got missing package error, though I installed it correctly using "tlmgr" command. I compiled with PDFLaTex and got ...
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Using bst files with TinyTex

I am using TinyTex in Ubuntu. I like the "small and simple" philosophy of TinyTex, and it works really well with R and RStudio using RMarkdown. But I have some documents I'd like to work ...
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Local TeX Live (2020) is older than remote repository (2021)

I installed MacTex 2021, and in /usr/local/texlive, there is only 2021 file. But when I tried to install a package in terminal, it still says " Local TeX Live (2020) is older than remote ...
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How to write "latex-workshop.latex.tools" in VScode settings.json if I'm a tinytex user

My os is manjaro and I'm quite tired of downloading and installing texlive (5G or even bigger), because I'm familiar with R so I try tinytex instead. I found the tinytex version "latex-workshop....
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LaTeX Error: File `suffix.sty` not found

I would like my R Sweave file to run smoothly in Rstudio. I have tried to compile the following: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,natbib} %\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Why doesn't TinyTex include biber?

TinyTeX is very useful for installing LaTeX for continuous integration environments. I am surprised to see that biber is not part of the distribution. Is there a reason for this, or am I missing ...
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Outdated L3 programming layer for expl3.sty

Running pdflatex with .TinyTex I get the following error message: ! LaTeX3 Error: Mismatched LaTeX support files detected. (LaTeX3) Loading 'expl3.sty' aborted! (LaTeX3) (LaTeX3) ...
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Using eso-pic to add a watermark text in front of everything

I'm trying to get a very simple watermark/draft text spanning my latex file pages. I was using draftwatermark package but after I needed it to stay on top of some plot images I have, so i tried ...
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Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files to get them working with TinyTeX?

I used to have my local .sty and .cls files in /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/some_folder/ which worked for the default pdflatex of TeX Live just fine. After an installation of TinyTeX, these files are ...
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