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Ok, so I started using Texmaker to make PDF files, and I am being repeatedly stymied by missing packages. (Windows 7 OS here).

Apparently, there is supposed to be a way for them to be downloaded automatically, but this does not seem to be the case for me. I have tried googling around for how to make it automatically add packages but I cannot seem to find anything, and the terminology is very, very confusing. Yes it is using MikTeX. Yes, I am using Texmaker.

Currently just adding the {mcode} package has become a full day project. Why is this so hard? How do I go about making Texmaker just download whatever package it needs?

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The mcode package does not form part of any distribution and therefore requires manual installation. Download mcode and put the .sty where TeX can find it and recompile.

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Thank you after some struggling that worked. – TyranaSaur Oct 1 '13 at 3:58

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