MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
27 views

After fixing MiKTeX 2.9 Portable update corruption the command window won't appear

Today I installed MikTeX 2.9 portable. After closing it once I couldn't open the taskbar icon again. An error window appeared stating: Windows API error 2: could not find file I followed the ...
3
votes
1answer
48 views

Include .tex file from texmf folder

Suppose I have the following files in texmf/tex/latex/ myclass.cls mystyle.sty mydoc.tex What I would like to do is % file.tex \documentclass{myclass} \usepackage{mystyle} \begin{document} ...
1
vote
0answers
224 views

MikTeX Update corrupts the installation

I tried to Update MikTex as I have done before, with the Update (admin) console. I get a window with a few items checked and grayed out "Select All" and "Select None" buttons. I clicked on Next and ...
0
votes
0answers
235 views

latex.exe - system error. QtGui4.dll missing from your computer

For several years I have worked with WinEdt under Windows. I currently work with WinEdt 9.1 and MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 7 64bit. Having paused my job a few months ago, now I see that I can not ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

miktex - update and (re)install previously installed packages

I would like to update my MikTeX 2.9 portable. I originally installed it in 2011. What I'd like to do is: Get a list of packages installed in the old System Install a new System somewhere Use my ...
1
vote
1answer
117 views

Using MikTex, adding bibliography, getting a “Undefined Control Sequence”

I'm using MikTex v2.9 for homework in the subject computergraphics at university. I'm using the acmsiggraph layout. \documentclass[tog]{acmsiggraph} So my problem is, I'm trying to use BibTex for ...
2
votes
0answers
165 views

Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
1
vote
0answers
86 views

scrbook.cls missing even though koma-script is installed

i'm writing my master's thesis with texmaker and miktex. everything worked fine since two days ago. every time when i want to generate my tex-file the package-installation window pops up telling me ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

Creating work breakdown structure

I have a diagram that I want to convert into latex format. The diagram is as follows: can someone please tell me how to draw it in Work Breakdown Structure format??
10
votes
1answer
238 views

Rule of thumb for synchronizing/updating Tex distributions

Some companies will not update their tex distribution regularly. What is a practical length of time to allow to pass before failing to resynchronize Tex Live or Miktex could reasonably become a ...
2
votes
0answers
109 views

Long filename causes crash after compilation

xxxxxxxxxxxx.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} LaTeX/MiKTeX compiles the file just fine, but it crashes at the end: When I shorten the file name, then the ...
4
votes
1answer
100 views

Which Perl to install for Xindy with MiKTeX (on Windows)?

Please, read the question before marking it as duplicate. Since June 2015, xindy is finally included in the MiKTeX distribution for Windows. Unfortunately, this does not mean that you can use xindy ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

Achemso installing problems, Windows

I will try to explain where my problems are, where after hours of trial and error I still do not get achemso running. Maybe its an MiKTeX Package problem I have or I really do not know anymore, thats ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

I am trying to use lettergothic font in my document. I am getting an error “The ulgb8r source file could not be found.”

I am using pdflatex compiler. This is a sample document. After installing font manually as directed in the README.lettergothic, I have performed "Refresh FNDB" and "Update Formats" of my Miktex 2.9 ...
1
vote
2answers
93 views

Add bst file with LaTeX / MiKTeX

I'm trying to use elsarticle-num-ident.bst, an exact copy of C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\bibtex\bst\elsarticle\elsarticle-num.bst but every time I run LyX, I get the bibtex error I couldn't ...
1
vote
1answer
134 views

Cannot compile xelatex template

I try to create my CV using the following template two-columns, one page. I manage to find the fonts in .ttf format and installed them in my win7 system. However, I get an error of "font-not-found" ...
2
votes
0answers
410 views

Errors with MiKTeX [duplicate]

Related to this question, last week my portable installation of MikTex starting throwing errors. When I try to update packages, I receive the following error message... The operation could not be ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

How to type hindi font with texmaker and miktex?

trying to type hindi font using Texmaker with Miktex. The hindi typing is done using hindi google input tools installed in the system. Please help in this regard. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
1
vote
0answers
97 views

PStricks and TexMaker/MikTex returns empty or strange PDF

I am trying out pstricks as it contains some really nifty packages for electric and magnetic fields. However, I cannot get it to work quite yet. My setup is as follows: TexMaker 4.4.1 MiKTeX ...
0
votes
0answers
190 views

Cant install new packages after reinstalling miktex

I had to install miktex in a different location. I uninstalled it and reinstalled the complete miktex package. Wheneve I run pdf2latex I get this problem: installation directory: "C:\Program ...
0
votes
1answer
383 views

MiKTeX 2.9 (from proTeXt) fails to install on Windows 8.1 (x64) with the following error: Windows API error 2

MiKTeX 2.9 (from the proTeXt DVD) fails to install on a fully patched Windows 8.1 Pro (x64) with the following error: --------------------------- MiKTeX Setup Wizard --------------------------- The ...
1
vote
1answer
142 views

Insert Pseudo-Code as Figure

this is my first post on tex.stackexchange, so please forgive any violations on proper question-asking. I'm currently writting a thesis about a project that contains a lot of coding. I would like to ...
0
votes
0answers
191 views

Problem in installing mathtools.sty

After performing above procedure Permission denied: C:\Users\Sheetal\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex/data/le\df2c24cb21984fa85003c1ecc818ff83.fndb is the error
2
votes
1answer
99 views

suddenly stopped compiling

I'm working on multiple chapters of my thesis. One of the chapters suddenly has stopped compiling and many warning massages started to appear and i can not view the PDF file "File not found message". ...
1
vote
1answer
174 views

Where to put mod­erncv class package after downloading it in Windows 7?

I got an error that moderncv.cls is missing. So, I have downloaded the complete package from here . But I don't understand where should I place it so that I won't get this error.
0
votes
0answers
137 views

tocloft.sty not found

I am confused by MiKTex installation. In my LaTeX document I used tocloft package (with no errors) but the Package Manager said it was not installed! I wanted to make some changes in tocloft.sty so I ...
2
votes
0answers
154 views

Syntax coloring stopped working after updating TeXworks to 0.4.6

Today I updated TeXworks editor (from the MikTeX 2.9 update tool) to version 0.4.6 and the syntax highlighting is not working any longer. Is there some workaround I may apply to solve the issue? ...
1
vote
0answers
432 views

Install RevTex 4.1 in MiKTeX 2.9

I am having a problem with installing/upgrading the revtex package in miktex. Using the upgrading feature leads nowhere because it seems that the new revtex package was not added on the update list. I ...
0
votes
1answer
202 views

How to execute commands with TeXnicCenter (MiKTeX, Windows)?

A very basic question: I am a beginner using MiKTeX with Windows (8.1). I only know how to edit and compile with TeXnicCenter. Now and then I learn from this very helpful TeX-forum that it is ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

Spell check not working in frame title and block title?

I am using beamer to make my presentation. However spell check is not checking the spellings in frame titles and block titles. How to fix it?
1
vote
0answers
258 views

Package repositories not showing up when updating Miktex

I'm trying to update Miktex and when I select the option "Let me choose a remote package repository", no package repository is showing up. Instead, I just see this: Updating also fails when I ...
4
votes
1answer
79 views

XeLatex generating “! Missing } inserted” error (Arabic Fonts)

I am trying to embed 'Arabic Word' in a paper with main language as English. I have gone through following steps:- Installed Scheherazade Font Downloaded polyglossia Package I tried code from ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

MikTex 2.9 Error by using footnote

I have a problem using footnote. If I enter this command, then no pdf-file is created. Here is the last part of die Logfile. At the end it says that some kind of font isn't found. How can I solve this ...
3
votes
1answer
132 views

Xindy and MiKTeX: empty raw index file

I try to use xindy in MiKTeX. When I compile \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} test\index{test}\index{text} \printindex \end{document} with latex ...
1
vote
0answers
82 views

Compiling: Log file not found

I have installed MikTex and Texmaker (also TexStudio if that is better) on my Windows 8.1. PC and when trying to compile, I get the error message "Log file not found". I am pretty sure that I just got ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

Scope problem with Standalone package in grandchild \input{styles}

[MiKTeX on Win7] I have my document subdivided into various files according to chapters, and I have a series of code snippets in TeX format which I've generated using the Highlight package on ...
1
vote
3answers
403 views

Missing .dll file prevents MiKTeX package manager from opening

I recently installed MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 (64-bit; single-user installation), but shortly after I installed it, the Package Manager stopped opening. When I try to open it, I get the following ...
6
votes
1answer
213 views

MiKTeX 2.9 missing dll?

Since yesterday's (22.6.2015) update, my MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8.1 64-bit repeatedly crashes with an error message that is something like: missing Qt5WinExtras.dll. This file is not present either in ...
5
votes
1answer
663 views

MiKTeX 2.9 Portable update corruption

Since yesterday's (22.6.2015) update my MiKTeX 2.9 on a USB stick no longer works. Trying to start it on a Windows 7 desktop returns the error Windows API error 2: could not find file The only ...
1
vote
0answers
196 views

How to set PATH variable in portable miktex to be used with texmaker

When I perform ps->pdf or XeLaTeX I get error 'mgs.exe' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. The solution for this is to add ...
4
votes
0answers
849 views

Unable to connect to repository in MiKTeX 2.9

In MiKTeX 2.9 Package manager, when I'm trying to synchronize it writes me a message: "The remote package repository is not online...", but I'know server is online (I can use FTP to download packages ...
7
votes
1answer
530 views

MiKTeX and Xindy problems

Today's updates of MiKTeX include Xindy (at last!). This is great news, but unfortunately I can't get it to work. With the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Latest MiKTeX update breaks XeLaTeX + fleqn [duplicate]

I updated the MiKTeX on my system two days ago. After that, compiling my codes using XeLaTeX gives the following error: ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\base\fleqn.clo" File: fleqn.clo ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Weird first page with cryptic content [duplicate]

TeXworks 0.4.5 r.1280 (MiKTeX 2.9) portable typesetting with pdfLaTeX Hi all, I have a weird problem with my latex document. Everything was fine so far until today a new page appears before my ...
4
votes
1answer
130 views

TexMaker: second “quick build” does not produce correct formulas [closed]

When "quick building" the following simple file \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{document} $a+b=c$ \end{document} in the generated PDF I correctly get "a+b=c". When "quick building" a second time ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Bibliography only printing the authors issue

I am having a slight issue whilst trying to do my bibliography for my project. I am seeing the following when I am printing my bibliography: as seen above, the title the year- literally nothing ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Glossaries Acronyms Not Displaying issue

I am going absolutely insane trying to create a simple list of acronyms for my dissertation and was wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and texworks. I followed ...
1
vote
1answer
109 views

Windows API error 4350

I am rather new to Latex. When compiling my latex file using Texmaker I suddenly get the error: Windows API error 4350: This file is currently unavailable for use on this computer. pdflatex: Data: ...
1
vote
0answers
247 views

Error downloading on Windows 8

We are unable to fully install the program - see error below.
6
votes
1answer
142 views

The LaTeX \obeylines command not working for the entire document if document contains a table

I'm using MikTeX 9.6.0.5 on windows 8.1. The following displays all the four lines in a new line, as expected: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{obeylines} This is first line. And the ...