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about undefined LaTeX document entities such as control sequences, citations and references. May be used along with the {error} tag.

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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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! Underfined control sequence.\backrefalt …to.\or Citado na página (…)

I'm really confused why this is happening in my file. This error have shown up right before I have finished my paper. And I have no clue of what is going on.
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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

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 ...
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Package siunitx gives undefined control sequence

So, here is my minimal working example; \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \title{The mysterious case of the disappearing units.} \author{Touchstone} \...
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LaTeX table undefined control sequence

I know this is a very common occurence of the tables-related error, so thank you in advance for any help (I am getting very tired :-)). I have this table that for some some reason refuses to compile. ...
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Undefined Control Sequence using align*

I'm trying to create a pdf of formulas for a class I'm taking. I have many code snippets as follows, one of which I've presented as a subset of my document below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Mhchem errors in LyX: kernel/command not defined and undefined control sequence

I'm using MiKTeX (Console) 2.9.6673 on a Windows 10 Pro. Consider the following minimal-not-working-example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{H2O} \end{document} ...
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Figure environment undefined

I am trying to use \begin{figure} \end{figure} however I get the error that it is undefined. I am using \usepackage{float, graphicx} in the beginning in the doc. It is important to mention that i am ...
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Writing report in Winedt: Forced to use “Erase Output Files” after each mistake

I'm writing my thesis using MiKTeX and WinEdt 9 for Windows. I write the different chapters individually, and then I have a "masterfille" with the documentclass "report" where I use the command "input"...
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Getting error “Undefined control sequence” for \acmBookTitle

I'm using Overleaf and I used the ACM template provided for submission to a conference. It's my first time with LaTeX and with OverLeaf. I'm getting an error "Undefined control sequence" for the ...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `gold'

When I compile this document using pdflatex, my chapter's (and sections and subsections, too) titles are, respectively, blue (here defined as 'azzurro') and gold. I would like that all titles and ...
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Define global commands in aux file

I'm writing a long document and, to make my life easier, I like to define quantites I use as macros so that I just have to update them in one place when they change. For me, it makes sense to define ...
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Undefined control sequence in listings

I'm trying to use the listings package to format my code to look like Java code. This is MWE I try to use: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % utf8 \usepackage[T1]{...
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undefined control sequence with empheq package

i am new in this community and tex. I am trying to add some equations in my tex file with empheq package, I assume something is going on with the installation of the package, I am using kile KDE ...
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Get citation undefined just in Texmaker

I need to use the predefined and created Latex project. When I run the project in Texmaker I got the warning Citation on page 1 undefined for the new reference that I added and the reference is not ...
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ebproof undefined control sequence \hypo

I'm trying to use the ebproof package with the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{ebproof} \begin{document} \begin{prooftree} \hypo{...
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Problem with include command and bibtex in beamer [Metropolis theme]

I have a problem with references in beamer (metropolis theme) and the use of include commands. Indeed, my presentation consists of several files. Each file is included via the include command. The ...
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Undefined control sequence in moderncv latex class [duplicate]

I am trying to use a user-defined command \mnras from a style file in a moderncv document, but I keep getting an Undefined control sequence error. Undefined control sequence. \ref@jnl #1->{\jnl@...
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Printindex wihin KOMA script class without declare deprecated commands like \bf

I'm using the document class scrartcl and want to have an index. This worked fine in the previous years using this source: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}...
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sharelatex undefined control sequence when compiling normal mode but not in draft [duplicate]

I get this error when I compile on sharelatex, but the strange thing is that it appears only when I'm compiling in normal mode and instead it works fluently when I'm compiling in draft mode (with ...
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Conversion to PDF Fails

While running "pdflatex refman", I see some errors due to one of the text file. The error that I get on console is: ! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) ...
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LaTeX Error: Environment Checklist undefined

I am trying to make a checklist using the typed-checklist package. When I compile the .tex file, latex gives me the error: "Environment Checklist undefined". I get this error when compiling the file ...
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Including xifthen package breaks macro expansion in header

In the following MWE, I build a 'database' which I then query later in body text and in headers. It works fine until I load the xifthen package. This is not used in the MWE, but I do use the \isempty{...
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What is wrong with my \begin{definition}?

I am completely new in LaTeX. I wrote this below code in TeXworks but it doesn't work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \begin{document} \section{Introduction} In this section I introduce ...
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Undefined control sequence with nested fraction [closed]

I got a block like this \hspace*{\fill} \text {$O(R\mid \vec{x} ,\vec{q} $ = $\cfrac{P(R=1\mid \vec{x},\vec{q})}{P(R=0\mid \vec{x},\vec{q})}$ = $\cfrag{\cfrag{P(R=1\mid \vec{q})P(\vec{x} \...
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Undefined control sequence. missing \begin document

Can someone help me on this error. As I am new to latex. Throwing an error message at \setlength{\cftbeforelostitleskip}{-64.0truept} % Dissertation style file by John Shumway. % Attempts to meet ...
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undefined control sequence problem \listoffigures and \listoftables

I am using the LaTeX template given in this link: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?show=instructions&journalCode=rquf20#Formatting_and_templates This journal requires a list of ...
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Undefined control sequence error when using biblatex

I am getting the common "undefined control sequence" error and I have been searching its cause for hours now. My Tex-Header reads like this : %_Allgemeine ...
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Classic thesis “Undefined control sequence. […\relax }}{12}{figure.caption.8}]” error when generating list of figures

I'm using the classic thesis template and I get the following errors on generation of the List of Figures: /home/report/report.lof:13: Undefined control sequence. [...\relax }}{12}{figure.caption.8}]...
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LaTeX error file and Undefined Control Sequence

Hello all im fairly new to LaTeX so any help would be appreciated. I have my code below and for some reason, I cannot get it to run due to many errors (mostly due to error files and undefined control ...
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A Command works fine when (defined) outside of a LaTeX3 Environment, but yields “Undefined control sequence” when (defined) inside the Environment

A Command, e.g. \Subentry, works fine when defined outside a LaTeX3 Environment, e.g. {mainentry}, but as soon as one would like to put its definition inside the (definition of the) mentioned ...