[OS X TeX] Missing \begin{document} error

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Oct 16 23:12:07 CEST 2010

On Oct 16, 2010, at 3:56 PM, Josep Maria Font wrote:

> El 16/10/2010, a les 22:11, Don Green Dragon ha escrit:
>> LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}.
> Yes, 99% of the times, this error is due to an unwanted "typesettable" character in the preamble, i.e., before the actual \begin{document} has been reached. Improving the error message to something similar to "No \begin{document} found before this point" might be advisable.
> JMaF


... or some other problem in the preamble such as a missing `}' so TeX is continuing to scan.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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