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### Can't compile anymore after trying to install dsfont in MiKTeX 2.8

I'm currently writing my master thesis with MiKTeX 2.8. Now I wanted to install dsfont. But since 2.8 seems not to be supported anymore, I tried to install the package manually. I downloaded the ...
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### Cannot install pythontex

I have been trying to install pythontex on Windows 8 (64-bit) with MiKTeX installed. I have tried running "latex pythontex.ins" from the directory but it doesn't work. I have tried using the package ...
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### Why is the gap between the translation and the last line of the gloss so wide in my interlinear gloss?

I notice if I take away some letters, the translation line goes to where it should be, but this big block of white space is pretty untenable. Ideas? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} ...
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### How to install (automatically) a new document class in Texmaker through MikTex?

I am trying to install a new document class style in Texmaker for a scientific journal. There is any direct way to install on Texmaker? This post discusses How can I manually install a package on ...
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### Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files?

I know how to define a package - but how do I make it available (to myself) at all times? Say I have the package file commonstuff.sty, that I want to be able to include in any .tex file I create on ...
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### Using the xcolor package [duplicate]

When I use the command \usepackage{xcolor} I get an error saying xcolor.sty was not found. Even though other commands like \usepackage{amsmath} have worked. I am very new to LaTeX and am not sure why ...
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### Wanting to write units properly [duplicate]

Could anyone explain how I write units properly in LaTeX? In the form kg.s^-1. They come out all slanted and squished together when i use math mode and \frac.
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I'm on a uni campus pc which is pretty locked down without admin privileges so when my document requires a particular e.g. \usepackage{enumitem} file it never downloads it. Do I have to manually ...
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### Nested tabularx doesn't work with ltablex

This works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a5paper]{geometry} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{tabularx} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |X|} \hline ...
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I have downloaded a template named moderncv but don't know how to use it. As I am a beginner, please suggest me the pdf's describing the solution.
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I have this simple piece of code here: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \clearpage \section{Dummy section 1} \section{Dummy section 2} \end{document} And every time I ...
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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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I'm trying to develop a set of custom classes. They are all very similar, but each do slightly different things (a custom letter, article and report for example. Since they share things in common, I ...