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### Where does BasicTeX put the texmf directory on OSX?

I have just installed BasicTeX on OSX 10.5 and I'm trying to locate the texmf directory to copy the llncs (LaTeX .cls and .sty files) folder into. According to the install log the location should be ...
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### Using MikTex Portable, TexMaker, and Asymptote from a USB drive [closed]

I installed MikTex Portable on a USB drive, along with Texmaker. These are configured properly (TexMaker uses MikTex to compile LaTeX documents to PDF's). Now, I'm trying to install Asymptote as well, ...
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### Is it possible now to use microtype with opentype fonts?

LuaTeX has limited support for microtypograhpy now, and it can be invoked if only type1 fonts are used. But is it possible for microtype to work with opentype fonts loaded with fontspec now? I have ...
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### Avoid pagebreak in landscape

I'm using the lscape package to landscape certain pages of the document. These pages basically are a section/subsection heading plus a table that must be landscaped. The problem is that entering ...
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After my old computer broke down, i have installed latex again on my new computer with 64-bit windows 7. However, when I try to compile a simple example that alaways worked before, i always get the ...
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### Aligning equations with using fleqn

I use fleqn as a document class, but now I solve problem, how to align few equations to the center and few to the right. I've tried \setlength{\mathindent}{1cm} but after that is the problem that I ...
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### How do I install TikZ into my MiKTeX

How do I install the TikZ package to my current MiKTeX?
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I'm trying to compile simple thesis example using TexMaker with MiKTeX 2.9. I need pdfpages package in order to include pdf as the title page. Without the following line the code compiles fine: ...
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### How to type multiple choice questions with more than one correct choice

I want to type multiple choice question (which may have two or more answer) book using exercise package such as \begin{questions} \question This is the first question \choice Wrong answer ...
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### Enumerate Package

I'm trying to write an exam paper using LaTeX. I use the enumerate package, e.g. \begin{enumerate} \item This question is about balloons. \begin{enumerate} \item What shape are balloons? ...
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### LaTeX finds .cls file but not .sty file in ~/texmf directory

I'm writing a paper that depends on a file elsarticle.cls and also a file clrscode3e.sty (they're for two different things - not related). I have placed both files in my ~/texmf directory. When I ...
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### Where is amsfont.sty and how do I install it for MiKTeX? [closed]

I am trying to use \mathbb. It seems that this command requires \usepackage{amsfont}. But as soon as I use this package, my MikTeX 2.9 installation complains that it doesn't find amsfont.sty. So ...
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### Update a package after TeX live freeze?

I realized that I want/have to update a package (moderncv). The problem is that TeX Live went frozen – so there are no more updates. Is the only thing to do is wait till the release of the next TeX ...