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very slow compilation

Postby afa0011 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:27 pm

Hello All,

I am writing my thesis which is about 150 pages, and includes ~70 figures. It takes too long to compile even it fails to compile same times. The error code is below.

File ended while scanning use of \@writefile. \begin{document}

Any sugestion how to speed up latex?

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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:18 pm

Make a backup copy of your full thesis folder before doing anything.

This error message

File ended while scanning use of \@writefile. \begin{document}

probably refers to an error in the .aux file (or .toc or .lof or .lot or another one, but I guess .aux since it comes at the beginning).

You can delete the .aux file and try again compiling. It will be re-generated.

Perhaps post the complete .log file or the complete error message, something is missing.

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