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Update Biber 1.8 to 1.9

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 (32bit) and TeXstudio 2.8.8 on Windows 8.1. When compiling, I get an error message that I am using Biber 1.8 (which I installed via the Package Manager) but should use Biber 1.9. ...
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Problem in MikTex while I'm installing mh package

I'm trying to install mh package with MikTex Package Manager in windows. When I try to install it, i find thid error: Unknown archive file size. What is the problem? I've installed also other ...
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Labeling in Mathematica to match the font size same as in LaTeX

I have some plot Plot[a, {a, -6, 6}] I need to use it in Latex. However the problem is that labeling text style in Mathematica does not match with LaTeX text. So what I do, I copy the figure ...
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MiKTeX - error creating format for platex

I'm trying to add platex/pdfplatex to MiKTeX, but I can't seem to do it right. These are my steps: Enable the format (uncheck exclude) Rebuild (which fails) I don't understand what the ...
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includegraphics showing an incorrect, blank image

I can't get includegraphics to show up any images at all in the pdf I'm writing to. Here's a small document that produces a blank pdf for me: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[final]{graphicx} ...
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How do I redefine the QED symbol to be a Unicode character?

I want to redefine the default QED symbol to be some Unicode character from the big list, e.g. 26C4, a snowman. I wrote this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} ...
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Caption position in LaTeX

I have a figure in which i have labelled axes manually. \begin{figure}[H] \centering \setlength{\unitlength}{0.1\textwidth} \begin{picture}(5,3.5) \put(-0.1,0.1){$0$} \put(-0.1,3){$1$} ...
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problem with EPS format in output PDF file [duplicate]

I have a problem with EPS format. My miktex cannot produce EPS format to the output pdf file, although I have no problem with other format like JPG or PNG. I use miktex 2.9 64-bit and winedit 9. I ...
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saving output as .eps

How to save output of LaTeX file as .eps file rather than .pdf? I want to put a figure in LateX file and enter some text in it. Then I want to save output as .eps format rather than in form of .pdf. ...
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miktex - anaconda/python - nbconvert notebook to pdf error

I have the anaconda environment for python development. i installed pandoc, and miktex (for all users). When i try to convert my notebook using : ipython nbconvert notebook.ipynb --to latex --post ...
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how create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot [duplicate]

I am new in latex and i want to create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot just like the one below.I am using biblatex and natbib on texstudio any other useful package is well. Please any ideas
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Latex compile problem - 7 errors [closed]

I have installed Miktex, then TexnicCenter and then Sumatra Pdf for compiling latex files. In the first run, I get several errors. These errors are for all the files, so there should be a problem with ...
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How to compile latex even when pdf is open in windows using MiKTeX?

In Linux, you can edit the source .tex file and on compilation the changes reflect in the pdf file even if pdf file is open in some pdf viewer. I tried this on kile. But the same doesn't happen in ...
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Compiling tex file using pdflatex and cmd - strange behavior

I'm have a really strange problem here. I have a tex file which I compile to a pdf file using the pdflatex.exe which comes with MikTeX. The Problem is now that it seems a problem when the tex-file ...
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no pdf output - view command disabled in LyX [on hold]

I am working in LyX with documentclass{amsart} and all was doing well until MiKTeX Update made impossible to produce PDF output, error messages being amscls.sty not found or Undefined control ...
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MiKTeX class not found

I have to use a custom document class for my bachelor thesis but can't get it to work. I followed the MiKTeX manual on how to integrate local additions but without avail. What I did: move the class ...
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Trouble updating pgfplots on Windows/MikTeX

I'm trying to update to a newer version of pgfplots, preferably v1.12. I'm currently using v1.7. First, I opened Update (admin mode) with MikTeX and it didn't have any updates for pgfplots. Then I ...
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Direct link to MiKTeX 2.9.5505

Where can I directly download the latest version 2.9.5505 of MiKTeX? The main page does not have the latest version but you can upgrade it.
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“Windows api error 5” when trying to install MikTex [duplicate]

I tried to install basic-miktex-2.9.5105 (system: Windows 7), but always got the error message "Windows API error 5: Access denied info: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe". I ...
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Error building MikTeX format “csplain”

I am trying to build new MikTeX format "csplain". The reason is that after unpacking MikTeX portable csplain is not enabled by default. The sequence of steps can be seen in following screenshots: 1. ...
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How to add corresponding authors footnote in a two column title page elsevier

I wonder how to create corresponding authors footnote in a title page, in a two column format of elsevier, knowing that I use the elsevier template suggested for this journal. I work on shareLatex. I ...
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Bit information

I have MikTeX 2.9.4533 installed in my computer. Is it 64 bit software or 32 bit? How will I find out whether an application installed is 64 bit or 32 bit supporting? I have 64 bit machine. The editor ...
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Can openout handle a filename with spaces?

With pdflatex, can \openout handle a filename with a space in it? (We're using MiKTeX and our users seem to think it's clunky to restrict them in this way. We also have tons of legacy TeX files and ...
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how to add a reference with two parts in Bibliography in Latex?

For normal case I was using @article{abc, Author={ Author}, Journal={J. Physics}, Number={1}, Pages={1}, Year={1900} } The result is Author. J. Physics. (1):1,1900. ...
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How to apply aux directory to MiKTeX: putting *.aux files in separate folder

This is a rookie follow up question to the question here: Need *.aux file in separate folder The answer says: "In MiKTeX you can additionally set --aux-directory=dir which will put only the auxiliary ...
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Install make4ht with MiKTeX

I am trying to install make4ht on a system running MiKTex. The recommended instructions ...
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.bbl clears itself after compiling

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 with pdfLaTeX, MakeIndex and BibTeX and I'm trying to create a bibliography at the end. Here is my problem: I put the sources into my bibliography (it is in a separate ...
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\newcommand in imsart package

I am currently using the imsart package provided by http://www.e-publications.org/ims/support/ims-instructions.html However, it seems the pdfLatex/Latex/pdfTex/pdfTexify compilers cannot read one ...
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LyX say that no classes are available

I'm using LyX for some Maths coursework, I've installed LyX with MiKTeX twice now (re-installed after first encountering this problem) but I'm still getting the same problems. Basically none of the ...
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How to install language modules for the glossaries package

I've updated to the latest version (v 4.12) of the glossaries package on a miktex installation under windows. Now I get two warnings from the glossaries package: Package glossaries Warning: No ...
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Creating a Beamer Poster

I am trying to create a Beamer poster. I'm using Texnic Center and normally packages install on the fly. When I tried to copy a paste a beamer template into Texnic Center, I got an emergency stop. ...
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Why does the same TeX file generate PDF file with different page margins?

I installed MiKTeX and Texmaker on office and personal computers, but the two computers generate different top page margins .pdf file using the same .tex file? The office computer generates the ...
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LaTeX compiling very slow when internet is connected [closed]

LaTex compiler in my system taking unusual time to build pdf when connected to internet. But it is running normally when PC is not connected with internet. Mine is MiKTeX 2.9.5105, windows 32 bit ...
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pdflatex cannot find my .tex file

For some strange reason pdflatex.exe apparently can't find the .tex file I'm trying to process in the Windows terminal. I open the terminal, navigate to the appropriate folder and enter the ...
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Installing Mathematica Fonts in MikTeX

I would like to use Mathematica fonts with pdfLaTex in Miktex, but I'm having trouble installing them. I have only found guides as to how to install them in TexLive and I don't know how to alter the ...
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IEEEtrantools not found by TeXstudio but IEEEtrantools.cwl is in AppData (and file compiles ok using MikTeX)

Newbie here. I'm running MikTeX 2.9 on Win8.1 and I'm trying to setup TeXstudio to implement some of the suggestions in "The not so short intro..." by Oetiker et al. Since IEEEtrantools aren't in ...
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Tikz Externalize with LualateX - Fontspec?

There are several questions already posted about issues externalizing tikz with the Lualatex engine. However, most of these are dead ends with no correct answer. The reasons for externalizing are ...
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basic intro question [duplicate]

I am a total newbie. I've installed MikTex 2.9. But I have no clue how to actually use this. What I am looking to accomplish is use the "convert" command to adjust pdf documents that I see referenced ...
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Babel Package Installation Problems

At an earlier time babel package is functioning normally. But now, when compiling tex files, MikTeX asked to install the babel package, even after it's installed again and again. The required file ...
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MiKTeX Problem Report

I am getting the following MiKTeX Problem Report when trying to compile LaTeX->DVI. The problem occurs with random documents (other documents compile just fine) and seems to be a YAP rendering issue. ...
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Problem T1 fontenc and microtype?

I had to reinstall Windows on my pc, and therefore Latex too. It worked perfectly well before, and I don't understand why I have a problem now (I reinstall the complete miktex distribution). Here is ...
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Converting a tex file to pdf

I use TexStudio to create a tex file and save it in my DropBox in the Cloud. I then use CloudConvert to make a pdf file, which I then save on my Windows Pc. This works OK, but isn't there a simpler, ...
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TexStudio, MiKTeX and Sumatra; Compilation Issue

All is in place: latest version of TexStudio, latest version of MiKTeX (I chose the installation for my 64x windows 8.1), and latest version of SumatraPDF. I installed every package by hand which ...
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Undefined control sequence: \pgfmath@multiply@thousand [duplicate]

After updating my MiKTeX distribution, I suddenly got a compile error with a .tex file that compiled perfectly fine before. After removing everything that did not contribute to the error, I ended up ...
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Starting Wiley Template

I have downloaded the Wiley Book Style template, moved the complete file to my latex folder, then extracted the zip. Upon trying to generate a PDF, using MiKTEX, for w-bksamp.tex I return the error ...
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How to make XeLaTeX display nothing except warnings and errors? [duplicate]

When I run XeLaTeX XeLaTeX --max-print-line=2048 --c-style-errors --interaction=nonstopmode "C:\Report.tex" I get this output This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) ...
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How does one build MiKTeX on Windows?

I want to build MiKTeX (pdflatex specifically) to resolve this privacy issue with pdflatex by applying this change. I followed this howto. On a new Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit) install I installed: ...
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XeLaTeX and MiKTeX url package problems [duplicate]

I have experienced this problem every single time I have tried to compile using XeLaTeX with MiKTeX 2.9 on my windows 7 64-bit machine. I haven't been able to find a solution to my problem anywhere so ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `scrartcl.cls' not found. - TeXworks [duplicate]

Hye, I am new to Latex and using TeXworks software for document generations. It is working properly for simple article class but as soon as I added \documentclass{scrartcl}, it started giving me above ...
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How to configure WinEdt/MikTeX/ps2pdf to use a new version of Ghostscript when converting ps->pdf?

System: Win7, WinEdt 7.0, MikTeX 2.9 In order to include animations into my powerdot slide sets I was instructed to use the animate package. Installing that was no problem. Also I have my animation ...