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Chapterbib gives citation undefined and [?] when also using hyperref package, how to solve?

I am using the packages hyperref and chapterbib. The citations kept showing as [?], even though I could find the correct keys back in the aux and bbl files. After excluding packages one-by-one I found ...
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tkz-euclide “Undefined control sequence”

I've been trying to practice tkz-euclide by working through the documentation's examples. But I've been getting errors. Here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \...
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Keyboard character is undefined even though there's no exotic character

What could be causing this error? I see no exotic characters in my line 17. I'm new to TeX, this is my first document. Tried googling this error, but most of the time it is obvious with some exotic ...
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Can't compile document because of the geometry package

I hope you can help me with this little yet urgent problem: Whenever I try to compile a document containing the geometry package, no matter how simple it may be, I always get an error message. I've ...
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Fix the error in latex book

I get 'Undefined control sequence'. How to fix it. This is my environment. All the code I use, but only show the error \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{book} \usepackage{pdfpages} \...
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DeclareUnicodeCharacter: Undefined control sequence

The following code used to compile, but I noticed now that it doesn't anymore. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{00E4}{\"a} \begin{document} lorem ipsum \...
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beginner's problem with undefined control sequence \includegraphics

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{C:/Users/Raul/Desktop/Universidad/SEGUNDO/MECÁNICA CLÁSICA I/Práctica 1/informe/images}} \begin{document}...
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defining a command for fitted round brackets

I am recently using \left( and \right) too often, so I was wondering if there is already defined macro for a fitted round bracket in any package? Or if someone could help me define such a macro. I was ...
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Question with “! Undefined control sequence” using TeX [duplicate]

I have some problem using an old file, which worked totally fine previously. But now there is some problem regarding the ​ ! Undefined control sequence here. The code is shown below: \...
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Undefined reference for image

I am using the classic 2-columns acmart template, also available on overleaf. Here is the code: \documentclass[sigconf]{acmart} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{xcolor} \newcommand{\MYhref}[3][blue]...
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Undefined Control Sequence while using \itemize in beamer. If I change it from beamer to article, it works

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} .\\ \vspace{3.5cm} \centering{\Huge\textbf{DELIMITERS}} \newpage ....
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Error Undefined Control Sequence: \Ginclude@graphics … \Ginput@path [duplicate]

I have this error message (seen below) for every graphic i included in my document. Backround: I use jabref for citation. because there were an incompability problem i followed the instructions from ...
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Tikzscale undefined control sequence

I have been working on a revtex project for a while without this problem. Today I moved the project on a new laptop (Mac OS), and installed a fresh TeXShop and TeXLive utilities. When I try to compile ...
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Xelatex not recognizing fonts installed

I'm using Linux Mint, and I'm collaborating in a project of a book. There are many custom packages created, and one of them in respect of the fonts. The fonts defined are: \RequirePackage{ifthen} \...
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Package pgf Error: Undefined shading “beamer”

I am writing a slide using Latex beamer documentclass. I have encountered **Package pgf Errors**: **Undefined shading** "beamer@barshade", "beamer@aboveframetitle", "beamer@belowframetitle". I have ...
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Weird problem with ntheorem resulting from some particular combination of packages

The following problem arose in a larger document, which I stripped down to the following MWE. Let me stress that it really is a MWE – changing any line makes it work. Unfortunately I want to use all ...
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What causes Undefined control sequence errors in vrb files?

Compiling a beamer document with pdflatex I am getting dozens of error messages like this: >] (./presentation.vrb ! Undefined control sequence. l.8 \normal The .vrb file is generated by pdflatex ...
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Error with splitbib and natbib : Undefined control sequence

I am using {natbib} package for the bibliography style and {splitbib} package for separate my bibiography into categories at the end of my documents, for example : all articles in one group, all the ...
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titling package in beamer class gives error: “! Undefined control sequence. \if@titlepage”

Using the titling package for a beamer class document results in an error even for the simplest possible setup (see example below). I did not find any documentation that would rule out using titling ...
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Undefined Control Sequence after removing \thesisdraft

I am writing my master's thesis using the LaTeX template provided by my university. I have also created separate tex files for each chapter and am including them from the main thesis.tex file. On it, ...
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Undefined Citation natbib / Failing to print References

I am using the natbib package to manage my references for my thesis. Unfortunately the citations are undefined and it prints "?" in the pdf rather than the actual Citation from my bib file. Neither ...
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Randomly undefined citations, depending on order in .bib file

I'm using BibTex to build my bibliography. I have a lot of references and most of them work fine, but for some reason LaTeX claims some of them are undefined. Here's a part of my .bib file: @misc{...
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Undefined control sequence error while using \tagaddtext

\begin{equation}\begin{split} H(m_X) &= \sqrt{\frac{8\pi G}{3} \rho(x=1)}\\ %removed big before rho from here from here. \rho(x=1) &= \epsilon / c^2 &= \frac{g_*\pi^2}{30}\frac{K_b^4T_m^...
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Showidx gives “Undefined control sequence” error

The following MWE with showidx and imakeidx: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{showidx} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Test\index{xxxx} \printindex \end{document} generates the ...
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No counter 'chapter' defined. \begin{document} [duplicate]

Upon trying to insert Python code in my LateX document I ran into corresponding error message. Code, which recreates the error message and contains only the most vital parts of my documents: \...
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How can I fix the problem: !undefined control sequence with \begin{thebibliography}{100}

The detailed error information !undefined control sequence \@markboth -> \ttl@savemark \@gobbletwo 1.1 \begin{thebibliography}{100}
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Undefined Control Sequence for my 0-norm

I'm new to latex and am using some stuff from a document my professor sent out. I'm trying to define something in a paper I'm writing. Here is what I have: \documentclass[11pt]{amsart} \usepackage{...
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Undefined control sequence \maketitle apa6 journal

I am making a journal with apa6 but when I make all the preamble, and put the make a \title command the editor says undefined control sequence line 11 (which is \maketitle). My code: \...
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Why does `snotez` throw an error when trying to start a chapter?

I use snotez to write margin notes and it works very well unless I use I use the command \chapter. If I used it, the editor (TeXStudio) throws and error by pointing to the end of document lineand it ...
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Can't use “if” in tikzmath - undefined control sequence “ifpgfmathfloatparseactive”

MWE (copied from TikZ manual): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{math} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzmath{ int \x; for \k in {0,10,...,350}{ if \k&...
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PGF Plots Ternary Diagram - Undefined control sequence

I am going through the PGFPLOTS manual and copied the first code example from Section 5.13 Ternary Diagrams which I have placed into a document on overleaf.com. The code is as follows: \documentclass{...
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Macro defining macro defining global macro (similar to `\author` or `\title` fields)

I have already seen these posts Macro defining macro and Macros that define other macros, which also define other macros but unfortunately I didn't manege to figure it out how to correct my attempt to ...
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Undefined control sequence in edef (with polynom)

For some reason, this code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{polynom} \newcommand{\calcRatFunc}[1]{ \edef\tmp{\polyfactorize{#1}} % The only difference } \begin{document} \...
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Undefined citations with BibTeX file exported from Mendeley

I use biblatex with biber backend to cite BibTeX entries exported from Mendeley Desktop. Every time I try to render a citation with \cite or \printbibliography or anything else, I get warnings like ...
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Beamer problem - undefined control sequence enumerate - no enumerates used in presentation

I get the following error when trying to compile a presentation that compiled fine before: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> .../enumerate \beameritemnestingprefix ...
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LaTeX : undefined control sequence while using outline package [closed]

I am getting this error in LaTeX while using the outline package. line 7 Undefined control sequence. \item line 7: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \item line 7: Something's wrong--...
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Latex cannot find my .bib file

I am using Texmaker in combination with Miktex and I am writing an article, but Latex can't find my .bib file. The .bib file is located in the same directory as my article latex file. I made .bib ...
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\addbibresource yields undefined control sequence with Beamer

I am making a handout with beamer, and I get the error message undefined control sequence when I add the \addbibresource command to the preamble. This seems to happen only when document class is ...
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Inserting bibliography .bbl directly into .tex file causes Undefined control sequence

I'm trying to submit a paper online, and it causes errors BibTex since the online compiler only runs a single pass of pdfLaTeX. The journal recommends including the .bbl directly into the .tex file, ...
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chemfig package - Undefined control sequence \setchemfig

I was trying to produce a reaction scheme with chemfig, but when I use the \setchemfig command I get the error message: Undefined control sequence \setchemfig Here's my code: \documentclass[12pt,...
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Embedding an eps image into LaTeX

I'm having trouble embedding an eps image into a LaTeX document. I tried this with an example image, and it works fine, so I know it has to do with the file path or something? I'm getting an error ...
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clearpage with appendices

I am compiling my dissertation chapters. When I wrote a chapter in a standalone Latex file, the file did compile without any error. However, when I copied the text body from the standalone to an "...
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\oddfoot error message

I began to receive the following error message, which I do not recognise or understand, nor can I intuit how to begin debugging it, so I'm asking for pointers. ./MPD-M5-immersion.tex:102: Undefined ...
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Undefined old font command \sc in bibliography [duplicate]

got an issue with latex in the bibliography. Im using this template I got from my university (yeah its old and stuff but thats not the point, we have to use it no matter what...). Template: %% ------...
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Undefined sequence error [duplicate]

I installed winedit 3 and miktex and whenever I run the program there is undefined control sequence <argument> \g__prg_map_int" error. What should I do? the line causing the error is: \...
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Thmtools declaretheoremstyle usage leads to undefined error

When using thmtools to define my own theorem style as follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{mdframed} \usepackage{thmtools} \definecolor{thmBgColor}{RGB}{250,250,250} \...
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Why is `gathered` undefined?

Using the gathered environment causes my ide (TexStudio) to report an error Error: Undefined control sequence. \begin{gathered} even though I'm using the package mathtools (I also tried it with ...
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\newcommand causes undefined control sequence in section [duplicate]

I am currently writing my CV using a modified version of a LaTeX template from here: http://deesaster.org/blog/index.php?/archives/1789 When I list my programming experiences, I formatted the CSharp ...
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undefined control sequence. \bstctlcite

I just want to change how the URL is displayed in IEEEtran style. Therefore I added the following to my bibliography file Literaturverzeichnis.bib: @IEEEtranBSTCTL{IEEEexample:BSTcontrol, ...
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“Undefined control sequence” Regression table from Stata

I am completely new to LaTeX. I work in the TeXworks editor. I would like to create regression tables with results from Stata for my master's thesis. Using the Stata command "esttab", I created a .tex ...