[texworks] Help!

Dona Strauss D.Strauss at hull.ac.uk
Mon Jan 7 15:27:09 CET 2013

Thank you very much indeed. I feel very stupid. I should have found this mistake, since I was alerted to there being a problem on line 32.


From: texworks on behalf of Herbert Schulz
Sent: Mon 07/01/2013 13:55
To: Discuss the TeXworks front end.
Subject: Re: [texworks] Help!

On Jan 7, 2013, at 7:33 AM, Dona Strauss <D.Strauss at hull.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dear Philip,
>     Many thanks for your prompt reply.
>     I am enclosing a copy of the file which is causing problems, together with a file of definitions that I always use,
> which will be needed to compile my file.
>     Regards,
>        Dona
> From: Philip TAYLOR on behalf of Philip TAYLOR
> Sent: Mon 07/01/2013 12:35
> To: Dona Strauss
> Cc: Discuss the TeXworks front end.
> Subject: Re: [texworks] Help!
> Dona Strauss wrote:
> > Hi!
> >     I'd be very grateful if you could help me with a problem. I'm typing a file in plaintex and I can't compile it because texworks states that there are errors when I am sure that there are none. For example, texworks
> > does not accept $f_{-p}$ or $\langle x_{n_t}\rangle$. I have carefully examined these expressions, and tried retyping them. I do not understand how they can contain errors.
> >
> /Ex nihilo/, they are fine; I imagine that it is in the context in
> which they are being used.  Strip down your code to the shortest
> complete TeX program that demonstrates the problem, then post
> it here : someone will then be able to explain the source of the problem.
> Philip Taylor


You are missing a closing $ on the previous equation: ``$\langle x_n\rangle is monochrome...''

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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