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After recent updates, bibtex/texify no longer work with my custom .bst file

I'm using the TeXworks editor, version 0.4.6, with MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit. Other people relying on my .bst file started complaining it no longer works. I tested it this morning and it was fine; I then ran ...
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MikTeX 2.9 does not respond under Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

Two weeks ago I installed MiKTeX 2.9 64 bit on my laptop with OS Windows 10 Pro 64 bit. When working a while on a document (article) MiKTeX all of a sudden no longer responds. This invariably happens ...
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The directory when you install TeXnicCenter

My whole problem started when I upgraded Adobe Reader to the version DC, it crashed down my LaTeX, I replaced the DC version by the older one. I remove MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter and installed them ...
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.synctex.gz(busy)

I am trying to compile a tex file using texstudio. All settings/configuration seem to be OK. I am using a local repository with all packages I need. However, when attempting at compiling I get this ...
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Having trouble using fontspec package with LuaLaTex in TexWorks

I am trying to compile the following code in TexWorks with LuaLaTex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} It works without the line: ...
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mpm manual installation, file failed verification

I am trying to install packages manually from a local folder with MikTeX. I have a folder with files downloaded from CTAN like: folder/ biblatex.zip pgfplots.tar.lzma acronym.tar.lzma ... ...
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MiKTeX and new package signchart

I noticed that the 2/2/2016 update of the MiKTeX package repository has a new package, signchart. I updated my MiKTeX distribution, but the signchart package is unavailable. Is there a delay between ...
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Bug causing undefined control sequnce error with XeLaTeX, unicode-math and XITS Math [duplicate]

I am suffering from a bug in unicode-math whose TeX Live solution I have found, but I am using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows. Updating all eligible packages in MikTeX hasn't helped. The following "MWE" ...
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No pdf is being produced while using moderncv (most likely because of special icons)

I'm trying to write a résumé using modern CV. The problems I encouter are strangely similar to those tackled here. I tried the solution suggested there, to no avail, hence this post. Here is what I am ...
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10 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000)

can someone explain me the message that appears in PDF statistics log file, if it is important how to avoid it ? 10 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000) I am using ...
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using the elsarticle template from Elsevier

I'm new to LaTeX. I just downloaded the elsarticle.zip folder from ctan.org but I don't understand how to use it. the zip folder has a .dtx, .ins, and .tex files. The documentation said to run the ...
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Lualatex giving a lot of error [on hold]

I am compiling my tex file using Lualatex giving a lot of errors with each and every package i included. It is showing the error of String not matched UTF-8. If i am using externalnize package again ...
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Conversion to *.odt - error in odt's styles.xml

I'm trying to turn my latex document into an odt file to be able to open it with LibreOffice (to then be able and save it as MS Word file so colleagues can open and comment on it). Although the file ...
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Loading MPS to PDF converter

I'm using MikTex to write a report. But when I want to convert that to PDF it gets stuck at [Loading MPS to PDF converter] for a while. Nothing would happen and then I have to cancel that. This is my ...
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How do I run MikTeX update wizard on Windows 8?

I have MikTex 2.9. When I run MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\mpm_mfc.exe and click Task->Update Wizard it says "The update wizard could not be found." How do I update packages? Edit: The update wizard is ...
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which package should i use for that code given below

V_{i_{k}} = X_{i_{k}}+\Phi_{i_{k}}\times (X_{i_k}-X_{j_k}) This is not working in LaTeX. Which additional package should be used?
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Justify the “Abstract” in iEEE Transaction computer society

How to justify (both left and right) the abstract in IEEETrans ? when I generate the pdf using the standard template provided by ieee computer society transaction, I get the abstract in the left ...
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How to use Miktex's Xindy package?

Using the package manager one can install a package titled tex2xindy binaries. However, the executable tex2xindy.exe is installed to miktex\bin\x64\internal\ and is thus not added to the system path. ...
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Miktex package installation Dongle TCP failure

Trying to instal tabu.sty -during respository specification as internet - TCP communication problem (using a internet dongle so cannot specify address) any way out?
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You have requested package `moderncvbodyi', but the package provides `moderncvbodyi' [duplicate]

I'm working with moderncv and keep getting the following warnings: C:\Users\USER\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9\tex\latex\moderncv\moderncvheadii.sty: LaTeX Warning: You have requested package ...
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MiKTeX empty remote repository list (connection problem?)

I installed the latest version of MiKTeX 64bit on windows 10. I am trying to change the remote repository without success. The wizard does not show any suggestion as shown in the capture below. I ...
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Start package manager in Windows 10

In Windows 10 there is no Start → Program anymore so this method doesn't work anymore. Can you tell me the path of the package manager? I can't find it.
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Converting .tex file written in TeXShop (on a Mac) to .tex file which compiles correctly in TeXworks

I am currently switching from a Mac to a Windows Pc. My work on the Mac was written with TeXShop, when I open my .tex file with TeXworks (miktex 2.9) ALL letters with accents or hats are replaced by a ...
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How to point miktex to load a moderncv template

My question is related to this one. I have run mktexlsr from a command prompt as administrator and the operation completed successfully. But when I try to compile the CV into a .pdf the following ...
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Segmentation fault: lualatex -recorder

I installed a 64bit MikTeX on Windows 10 and trying to get my tex-files compiling again. I'm using luatex as compiler together with latexmk and a simple latexmkrc file. $pdflatex = 'lualatex %O %S'; ...
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Failed to create pdf file

My sister is currently writing her thesis and at mid work an error occurred at creating the pdf file. Since I don't have that much experience with Latex myself I can't really help her much with it. ...
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Problem with input encoding (?) after MiKTeX update

I ran MiKTeX's update utility today and received >150 updates -- most of them related to the MiKTeX base. Now that I did that, I am not able anymore to compile my TeX document using TeXnicCenter. The ...
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MikTex+LyX .dll error

It all started when I tried to include a new package for MikTex to be used together with LyX. Due to errors in LyX's Reconfigure command (which I needed to use in order for LyX to recognize the ...
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includegraphics throw error with eps file

I want to use the ACM Latex proceeding template available at: http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template I have downloaded all the needed files that are defined on the LaTeX2e section, and ...
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Title and upper pdf image is not loaded

I have problem with loading title and every page upper banner,when generating pdf picture(which is the same picture) picture in pdf . It is my logo. I had this problem since first day when I started ...
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Font not loadable: metric data not found or bad

Okay, I'm having the following issue that resembles an issue other people have reported. But, I haven't seen any problem that is as simple as mine or any solution that's for my operating system. I am ...
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XeLaTeX Polyglossia does not load language

I try to use XeLaTex with localisation to another language, in my case German. But when I compile the following minimal code \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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Latex Error: Command crashed: biber.exe

I am getting an error when running Bibliography on Windows 10, using MikTex 2.9 and TexStudio 2.10, running biblatex 3.1 and biber 2.2, all 64 bit. Process started: biber.exe "MWE" Error: Command ...
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png, jpeg, etc not being found

I just did a clean install of windows 10, and I'm trying to get latex up and running again. I just installed the basic MikTex 2.9 package and TexMaker. I gave MikTex the authority to install ...
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Error: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution

I just installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio. I opened TeXstudio and recieved the following message when I tried to compile: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution e.g. MiKTeX or TeX Live, ...
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No file error when including png image

Installed MikTex2.9 from scratch on Windows and started getting an \syntaxerror from gs for the below png image. MWE: \begin{figure*}% ...
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MikTex Crashes on Update

I've recently started writing a long academic paper and some other problems forced me to update MikTex to a current version. I ran the Updater (Admin) several times. Now I have two issues. The ...
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Windows 10 - MikTex 2.9 FATAL miktex-maketfm - No creation rule for font jkpmn8t+10

I had to reinstall my Windows 10 machine and now the Tex document that I'm working does not compile and I have the error source file not found. I tried to : Remove and ReInstall Miktex (32 or 64 ...
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XeLaTeX doesn't compile on MikTeX

On TeXLive when I tried to test xelatex and wrote simple code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ Path = /home/giorgi/Desktop/Some Files/mytex/, Extension = .ttf, ...
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what is the proxy-server for MikTex

i installed mikTex 2.9.582xxx and it seems it is installed without the language packages "bable-english" and when i try to run the latex code i wrote in TexMaker i receive the following error ...
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language option has not specified error

i have been wiorking with Texmaker on my laptop and it was working fine..now i have just installed texMaker on another machine and when i tried to open the same document i received the below message ...
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Cant open latex on windows 10 [duplicate]

I have installed MikTex2.9 on my PC using Windows 10. Now I want to use latex so I can create a document, but I have so many folder's and I dont understand which file I should open.
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How did I ruin my MikTeX installation and how can I fix this?

Today, I started the MikTeX update program because I needed a newer version of some library. It first wanted to update the base installation and at some point it complained that it couldn't replace ...
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I cannot install MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 10

I am installing MiKTeX on windows 10, the installer continue till the end then it stops, this is the log file initializing setup service... starting installer... Loading package database... starting ...
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Importing Makefile project into TeXStudio

I'm on Windows 10 and I'm using the MiKTeX distribution. As editor I'm using TeXStudio. I have been given a LaTeX template containing a Makefile for building. However, I didn't manage to figure out ...
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WinEdt deletes log and dvi-files (or does not produce them)

I have done a fresh install of MikTex 2.4.1705 and WinEdt v5.4. I have used TeX for a long time in the past and I'm about to resurrect the old program. On my very old laptop (where it works), WinEdt ...
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TeXworks compilation error when using ^ as a plain text

In my TeXworks (MikTeX 2.9) editor, the following file compiles correctly. But when I change sin-1(x) to sin^-1(x) the following error occurs. I thought TeXworks would treat sin^-1(x) just as a plain ...
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Layout problem message [closed]

I get the following message, when I try to open a .tex file, after installing updates on my miktex 2.9: A problem occured while laying out the loaded document in the editor. This is caused by an ...
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How to install a (.sty) package on my MiKTeX?

I downloaded from "CTAN.org" a package called arabtex. I thought it's going to be a file, like arabtex.sty. But what happened actually was that it was a folder, and I don't know how to install it on ...
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LaTeX for surface 3 [duplicate]

I am planning to get a Microsoft surface 3. I am wondering that can I download MikTeX and TeXstudio or other LaTeX softwares. I found a same question at this post LaTeX for Microsoft Surface. But this ...