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# Errors

throws up errors as it finds them. Typical errors are missing closing brackets and mis-spelt commands. For example, the following error message was produced because of a mis-spelling of the itemize environment:

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LaTeX error.  See LaTeX manual for explanation.
Type  H <return>  for immediate help.
! Environment itemise undefined.
\@latexerr ...for immediate help.}\errmessage {#1}
\endgroup
l.226 \begin{itemise}

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1.3The ? at the end of the error message indicates that has suspended processing. It is possible to introduce a patch dynamically, however, this does not effect the source file which must also be modified. The interested reader is referred to chapter 6 of the manual for more details. By simply pressing the return key is instructed to skip over the error and continue processing the input. Note that a single error may cause many spurious errors. It is sensible to press on and identify as many errors as possible before going back to modify the source file. If you do want to terminate before it is finished then type the character e followed by the `return' character in response to the ? prompt. A log (.log) file is generated which records the details of a text processing run and provides a permanent record of error messages.

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