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Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files?

I know how to define a package or a class, but how do I make it available (to myself) at all times? Say I have the package file commonstuff.sty (or myprettyclass.cls), that I want to be able to ...
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How to install mathtools package?

I'm new to Latex so forgive me if the questions are dumb... I was trying to right left-top corner superscript, someone recommended mathtools package on this forum: Left and right subscript. So I ...
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Standalone package installation [duplicate]

I want to include a table in a tex file and I get this error: ! LaTeX Error: File `standalone.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) Enter file ...
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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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Error: File 'pdfpages.sty' not found

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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Installing .zip packages with the MiKTeX package manager from a local repository [duplicate]

I'm in a network where I have to use local package repository. I would like to add some packages to this repository so that all computers using this repository can install it via the MiKTeX package ...
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'slashbox.sty' not found [duplicate]

I am not the best when it comes to working with programs like LaTeX and I am unable to open a .tex document, or rather 'LaTeX it' since it keeps coming up with this error. I have downloaded ...
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How to draw the cards of a deck?

How to draw the cards from a deck using a Latex package, as TikZ?
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How to install PGF/TikZ 3.0 in MikTeX?

Currently, the MiKTeX package manager does not know of the latest stable version of PGF/TikZ. I have made an attempt at installing it manually, following Stephan Kottwitz’ answer to question How can I ...
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Package breqn is broken since MiKTeX removed package mh

I just updated my MiKTeX 2.9 installation and the package mh was removed as is outdated. Now the package breqn won't compile. Whenever I compile my document with breqn active, I'm prompted to download ...
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Installing a class

I created a new class file to use. I have put the .cls file in the same directory as the original cls files (report, book etc) and im 100% sure the names match. The directory for me is: C:\Program ...
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About LaTeX for a beginner [closed]

Hullo, Im just starting up with LaTeX. I keep getting error messages even though I feel as though everything has been done correctly. I am just doing the intro exercise which is shown from the help ...
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Macro for moving hat symbol up

I use mathpazo font package and I think the hat symbol is too low. Can I make a macro to change behavior of all my hats? This question has a good example, but I don't want to have to retype all of ...

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