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Permission denied: path="C/program Files/MiKTeX 2.9\doc/bibitex/apalike/apalike.doc

While installing Miktex this error is coming: Permission denied: path="C/program Files/MiKTeX 2.9\doc/bibitex/apalike/apalike.doc My OS version is Windows 7 Ultimate and I downloaded complete ...
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How to resolve the badboxes and other warningss

I'm new to LateX and these errors are giving me a tough time to understand what they are and not sure of fixing them. Please help me resolve below errors. bibdata.bib file compiled with no errors. ...
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How to configure inverse search with WinEdt + TeXworks viewer?

I am having trouble getting "jump to source" working properly with my new TeX set-up on my new computer. I installed WinEdt 10 with MikTex 2.9 on a new Windows 10 computer. I use pdftexify, and the ...
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Beamer with Miktex 2.7

I have 2.7 installed and do not want to update to anything else for now. Can you point to me everything needed for Beamer latex to work with 2.7 and guide me. I keep downloading this and that package ...
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TexWorks has stopped working for only one tex document

I searched far and wide for a solution to this, but the one topic that could have procured an answer was closed (which didn't make sense to me?). I have a .tex document in TexWorks that was installed ...
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Using texmaker on mac and windows simulataneosuly

I'm a latex novice so forgive my ignorance. I would greatly appreciate any help with an issue I am having. I created a basic template for my university reports and projects, on my mac laptop, with ...
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layout page problem when start miktex

Just installed miktex 2.9.5997 when I try to open a tex file I get the error message Layout problem. can somebody help? thanks
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Can't find .bib-file in created root using MiKTeX

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 installed on drive C:\. (win7-64bit) In MiKTeX options menu I added a new root under E:\drive\latexfiles\ This folder looks like /bibtex ../bib ../../misc ../bst ../.....
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Page formatting when using images [duplicate]

New Lyx user, not very good in page formatting. whenever i insert an image, the whole page formatting get messed up. like in the below figure. In my code the above paragraph was after the pic. but in ...
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Font ygoth at 720 not found

This is what happens when i try compile on miktex via pdflatex command my .tex file I have MikTex 2.9. This problem doesn't happen with it on another computer with MiKTex 2.9 Both miktex's are just ...
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MikTeX Update wizard not working

I am facing problem to update my MikTeX 2.9 database. I am getting the following error. I changed the mirror sites to others still the same problem. But the Package Manager is working fine. The log ...
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Converting Matlab arrays to LaTeX compatible Code

I was looking for ways to convert some MATLAB 2D arrays directly to LaTeX executable code that prints it nicely. While searching I came across this answer Including a Matlab table in document The ...
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How do I properly implement Biblatex with the Biber backend in Texmaker? [closed]

I believe I have everything configured correctly (having looked at other questions). I have replaced bibtex % with biber % in the Commands and I have selected PdfLaTex + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTex (x2) + ...
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MiKTeX installation error “Too many open files”

I tried to install MiKTeX 2.9. Some information: OS: Windows 7, Intel i7, 8 GB RAM. MiKTeX install file: setup-2.9.5987.exe Install from: local repository (downloaded first), full install. ...
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How do I fix a Cannot Run error?

So I am trying to preview my Latex file as a pdf, so when I click pdf preview, an warning pops up stating, Cannot run: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Maxthon\Bin\Maxthon.exe" "C:\Users\Joe\Documents\Sample(...
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Configuring arara in Texstudio on Windows

Following this answer, I fully installed arara from Github, then I tried to run the user command Arara from Texstudio menu on this simple code but I got an error Uh-oh, the configuration file ...
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MiKTeX and babel: missing file and useless package installation required

After not updating my MiKTeX 2.9 for a very long time, I did it a few days ago. I had pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16, LaTeX2e <2014/05/01>, babel <3.8m>, and now I have pdfTeX 3.14159265-...
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Cannot install any package using Miktex update manager

when using Miktex update manager, when I click install on any package, it open downloading windows but nothing happens, then the error report shows without a comment or message, just like that ...
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MikTeX Deployment for multiple users

We use mainly MikTeX/pdflatex 2.9. I'm wondering if the deployment scheme we have here is really the best. The way we deploy is as follows: Create a miktex 2.9 System with required packages for our ...
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What is the best (most robust) way to install a custom Xindy style?

I’m developing a (non-public) custom class which has a comparing Xindy style file (.xdy). I’m installing the class feels etc. according to TDS with a script (or by unzipping to the right directories). ...
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How to install natbib in MIkTeX

How can I install the natbib package for bibtex in MikTex. I already got the package from https://www.ctan.org/pkg/natbib but cannot find instructions to install within MikTeX.
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problem with bibliography perhaps a missing item

I am trying to produce a bibliography , using acl16 style. the code is the following: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{acl2016} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{latexsym} \...
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Downgrade biblatex and biber (due to change to name formats in biblatex 3.3)

I use the droit-fr class but it doesn't work anymore after the changes made to name formats in biblatex 3.3. I'll contact the developer, but the update is not trivial. In the meantime, what would be ...
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Could not start Default Compiler: PdfLaTeX

I've been using TeXstudio without any problems for a while. Now, whenever I try to compile some documents I get this error: "Could not start Default Compiler:PdfLaTeX: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -...
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compiling problem with MikTeX

I installed MikTeX 2.9a few days ago, and now I don't succeed to convert to PDF most of my documents. I don't think that there is a problem with documents themselves, since I compiled them previously, ...
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Undefined Reference Errors in Miktex

I have been getting weird undefined reference errors to 'Last Page' that point to the line corresponding to my end{document}. I have no idea what this means, but in any case, here is a minimum working ...
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TexMaker does not generate pdf (no error)

I was writing a document for months using TexMaker and everything worked fine. Today suddenly nothing (usefull) happened after quick build. I also tried pdfLatex and Latex commands and log file doesn'...
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How to downgrade Miktex? Where to find a roadmap of past versions?

Setting up a new system I just installed the newest version of Miktex (2.9.5987) without keeping track which version I actually had before. The newest version introduced some serious compatibility ...
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Texmaker taking a long time

Texmaker takes really long to do pdflatex now like I've been running it for 10 minutes and it has not compiled used to compile in like 10 secs and I only added a few lines. Anyone have ideas on how to ...
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How to use adforn package? [closed]

I would like to insert a single ornament on the titlepage of my thesis, something like this: I have found the adforn package on CTAN and it has the exact glyph I was looking for. However, after I ...
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Mystery of finding a class file stored remotely

I store all my work files on a remote system, so when I log on to any computer at my institution I can see my files. Previously, when I ran the following .tex file there was no issue. (I am using ...
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Re-installed LyX on Windows 8 laptop; pdf preview doesn't work

At first, LyX was popping up an error message (something to the effect that it couldn't find some sort of MiKTeX thing; I'm sorry I didn't write down the exact message). Anyway, I was able to fix ...
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How to run shell command with \write18?

I want to use the command \write18 with shell or other excutables rather than only a restricted list of programs as it says here: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/20446/92620 How can i bypass the ...
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How does one get the character “§” to appear in the main document text? [duplicate]

How does one get the character "§" to appear in the main document text?
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Package bbold not working

I've been trying to use the bbold package for the indicator function but I get the following error: Process started This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (C: \Users\somename\...
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Prevent pdflatex.ini repair when updating packages in miktex

I've installed Miktex for the local user only so it is installed in C:\Users\~\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX 2.9. I had to add save_size=80000 to pdflatex.ini in ..\miktex\config to avoid errors when ...
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pdflatex on linux gives error, pdflatex on windows no error. You can't use `\spacefactor' in math mode

Could someone please explain why this file compiles OK on MikTex on windows with no error, but on Linux with TexLive 2015 it gives an error? \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Wrapfig: No image after section

I am trying to figure out why I am getting no image and no error message in the log when using wrapfigure environment right after a sectioning command. The only way how I was able to force wrapfigure ...
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What is the Windows MikTeX equivalent to “updating pdftex.map by running initexmf --mkmaps”? [duplicate]

I have been having this problem: pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts even with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} My most recent trouble-shooting step is what ...
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pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts even with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

According to this question: On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package, to get rid of the error, a scalable font must be loaded. Package ...
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Video in Beamer using multimedia package

I am trying to put a video (.mp4 or .avi) in my Beamer presentation, preferably to start on click, using the multimedia package. Code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} \...
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MiKTeX installer no longer connects to any server

I am using the MiKTeX Update Wizard. It has been working fine until my last attempt to update. I am getting the following error: Sorry, but something went wrong: The remote package repository ...
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TeX Root incorrect, MiKTeX209-core.dll no entry, amstex.exe quarantined by Norton 360

I have a desktop computer in my office with Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) SP 1, and my private laptop with Windows Home (64 bit) SP 1. MikTeX 2.9 full 64 bit version is installed on both of them, ...
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TexWorks from MiKTeX vs new version of TexWorks

I have installed the TeXworks 0.6.1, the lastest version. Now I have this new Texworks version and the version from MiKTex. My question is, what is the best way to procede: Update the Texworks ...
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Bibtex entries with last names first and year after authors

I know that this question has already been asked and I tried to use the answer of this question Biblatex entries with last names first and year after authors but is not working :( my code is: \...
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tex capacity exceeded using the lstlisting package [duplicate]

Using the lstlisting package on a large number of items (200 +) I get ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [pool size=3174358].<argument> \XC@@tmp \FPsub{\scratch}{1}{\scratch} % I have absolutely ...
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Random errors using pdfLaTeX in Texmaker

I cannot use pdfLaTeX in Texmaker on my laptop. It was working on my desktop with windows 7, and I installed MiKTeX and Texmaker on my laptop with windows 10 and opened the same file and now it gives ...
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MikTeX: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found after the recent update

I just updated MiKTeX packages in my workstation, and TexWorks gives following error when I try to make pdf: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found The procedure entry point ?WideCharToUTF8@Utils@Core@...
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I downloaded a package because Latex said it needed it, and now my computer keeps crashing [closed]

I am very new to Latex but I have been slogging through teaching myself to use it. Recently I was working on an assignment and I wanted to add a figure to my document (which was an article). I found ...