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

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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MikTeX error: Invalid control sequence

I've recently installed MikTeX 2.9 for Windows 7, 64. After installation I try to compile an IEEE template downloaded from their website. I get the following error: miktex-pdftex.exe: Invalid control ...
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How to work on the same LaTeX files on both Windows and MacOS X?

I'm very new to LaTeX, so apologies for my ignorance... I am beginning to write my thesis, and would like to use LaTeX for this. A friend set up MiKTex and Texmaker on my office computer (running ...
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Umlauts in filenames using the grffile package

"Never ever use non-ASCII characters and spaces in your filenames. Never!" That's what I'm telling my students for years. But if for any reasons there is an urgent need to include an image file with ...
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Color each letter in document

I am trying to define a command that changes the color of every letter in the whole document to a specified color. I already tried different approaches from this thread, but I was not able to color ...
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Can't write on file in Xelatex [duplicate]

The code is: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} WinEdt in WIN7 Error messages: Command Line: xelatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=1 ...
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Question About Moderncv + Miktex Portable + Fontawesome

i want to integrate the new characters of Fontawesome to my moderncv curriculum but am unable to get the newer release of fontawesome working on it. I copied the Fonts file to the right path. Any ...
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installing *.CLS (e.g., ASL.CLS) with MikTex on windows 7 pro [duplicate]

when I try to compile \documentclass[bibother]{asl} \begin{document} foo bar baz \end{document} I get the error: "file 'asl.cls' not found". According to some postings it seems that asl.cls must ...
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Put a box and shade it around aligned equations

Given: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amssymb} \author{Sam Keene} \title{Notes} ...
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Certain EPS files don't convert with epstopdf

I seem to be having problems with certain EPS files, generated by Matlab. Using epstopdf, it generates an empty pdf file (which it then inserts into the document, leaving a void there). It seems ...
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Urdu typing in WinEdt (using Miktex)

This may sound duplicate question but i am really new to the TeX system. I have gone through following steps: Installed MiKTeX 2.9 Installed WinEdt 9.0 WinEdt automatically picked up Miktex and I ...
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Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file in Windows

Mine is closely related to this one: Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file I ask the same question but with a solution for Windows. The mentioned solutions ...
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How do I use a font installed with MikTex

I know this is a newbie question, but for the life of me, I can't figure out how to use Lucida Calligraphy on my Windows 7 installation of MikTex. It looks like all I should have to do is ...
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XeLaTeX, Texlipse, polyglossia german language issue

I'm trying to set up an Eclipse Environment with TexLipse using XeLaTex which is throwing the following error during "build": xelatex.exe> ("C:\Program ...
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OTF installation - error - files must be included entirely

Argh! Maybe the fonts I got are useless? I got a set of OTF fonts and am trying to install them for use with MikTeX pdflatex. (Yes I know about XeTeX and LuaTeX and that it could be easier with them. ...
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TeXLive 2014 + Presentations doesn't compile

G'day everyone, I've just installed TeXLive 2014 (full install) and trying to run some test files using TeXStudio (Windows). All running smoothly so far (PDFLaTex), until I hit a problem with ...
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Everything in small caps with fontspec and XeTeX

I seem to be having the opposite problem from everyone else. I am using fontspec and would like only the title and section headings to be small caps yet everything is unless I specify textbf or textit ...
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\footcite only printing BibTeX key [duplicate]

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXworks. When I compile the beamer document with footnote references it only returns the text that's in the braces for the \footnote command in the footnote and not an actual ...
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different directory for tex, pdf and aux files

I am using texstudio, miketex and windows 7. I would like to specify different default directory for all but .tex and .pdf files so that I could keep working directory clean. But I donot want to use ...
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error while attempting to change aux directory

I used following command to change the directory of the aux and output directory Specifying the Directory for Auxiliary Files The option `--aux-directory=dir` causes TeX to create auxiliary files in ...
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Is there any incompability between MikTex 2.9 and Texmaker 4.3?

I've installed MikTeX 2.9 and TeXmaker 4.3. I was able to compile an existing .tex file, but now I have made some changes (add text and figures) and even after I've corrected the Errors/Warnings in ...
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Error during luaotfload font name database creation

I got an error on a new MiKTeX 2.9 win7 64-bit install while running the luaotfload tool. luaotfload | Updating the font names database: luaotfload | Font names database not found, generating new ...
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Error : Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined

I was adding references to my .bib file and everything was just working fine. I came acroos a document ...
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miktex-makepk consistently fails to install fonts

I'm trying to use new typefaces with TeXstudio/MiKTeX, but every single time I try to use one from TeXLive that I install (which is done automatically for any package I include in the preamble that's ...
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\special commands result in Acrobat being unable to display PDF correctly

I'm currently using TeXworks 0.4.5 with Windows 7 SP1 and MikTeX 2.9 to compile a thesis template that was constructed by a colleague. (If you would like to see the template, click here). This ...
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More problems with acro package and MikTeX 2.9: l3sort and l3kernel packages

Well, yesterday I posted here this question. I could solve that problem on my WS with Windows 7 and MikTeX 2.9 (64 bits) with the trick suggested by Mark Birtwistle. Nevertheless, today, working on my ...
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MiKTeX: file .sty not found [closed]

I am trying to compile (on a Windows machine with TeXworks and MiKTeX 2.8) a TeX file which needs the package circuitikz. Unfortunately I get the error: the required file ...
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TexStudio won't compile

I just installed protext for my win 7 (64bit) OS. I have mixtex sucessfully installed and TeXstudio. For some reason I can't compile documents with TeXstudio. If I write minimal tex document and ...
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line spacing in the 'amsart' document class

In the 'amsart' document class, the 'setspace' package doesn't work. The 'linespread' command, in the preamble, does work, but I don't want the same line spacing throughout my document (i.e. I want ...
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Combine multiple scripts

I have added the makeglossaries script to the list of scripts available in miktex. It's working fine, but the problem is that it first requires pdflatex to run. Also makeIndex and bibtex should be run ...
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Missing package for creating beamer presentation by TexWorks

How can I solve the following problem in TexWorks?
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Animate package problem with Ghostscript version

I am using the animate package to make an animation in my beamer presentation. While compiling I use Latex -> dvi2ps -> ps2pdf When I do ps2pdf there is an error telling me that my Ghostscript ...
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Lyx, MiKTeX, yfonts

I have \usepackage{yfonts,color} in my LyX preamble. The chapter begins with (inserted tex code) \yinipar{\color{darkgray}B} When I try to get a PDF output I get this error: Font ...
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Issues with Bibtex in elsarticle

I am facing some issues with bibtex in elsarticle. Below is the bibtex file- @misc{EducationData, title = {Education}, howpublished = ...
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How to renumber the cases?

What is the procedure to renumbering the case inside a theorem? I am discussing different cases for each theorem in my article. So I need to renumbering my cases. But it coming runningly. That is ...
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Mathtools.sty not found 'latex error' [duplicate]

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter to compose and execute my LaTeX file(s) on Windows 8. When compiling, my code has this error: Mathtools.sty not found What should I do? How can I add this ...
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Align and boxed dont work together

When I try to input: \begin{eqnarray*} w(t) &=& \frac{1}{2}Cv^2(t)\\ \boxed{w(t) &=& \frac{1}{2}C \frac{q(t)^2}{C^2}}\\ w(t) &=& \frac{1}{2}\frac{q(t)^2}{C}\\ w(t) &=& ...
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PGFplots (windows and linux) compile problem

So I am writing a report with a group where I am using Debian with texlive and my groupmates are on both Win 7 and Win 8 with miktex. I have made some plots using PGFplot on my machine, looks like ...
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MiKTeX installation permission error [closed]

I'm trying to install MiKTeX but I'm getting an error with mfc100.dll permission denied: The operation could not be completed for the following reason: Permission denied: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX ...
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The title font change my body font

I'm writing a PS and like some professional papers, the title font is different from that of content. I'm trying to mimic that and got a template from internet and did some modifications. However, ...
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The text in pdf is not smooth [duplicate]

I am using TeXstudio to edit Latex and create pdf files. The text is not smooth in the pdf files created by TeXstudio in my computer. When I zoom in, it will be But if I use my friend's computer to ...
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Charter font with Xelatex

On my Mac with TexLive, I am able to use the Charter font by simply having \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Charter} On my PC (using Miktex), the same file complains that it is unable to find the ...
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Why is MiKTeX not pronounced as Miktek and is the former an allusion to the latter? [duplicate]

I recently watched a video of a singer introducing her new equipment, the Miktek CV4 microphone. It dawned on me that the spelling bears resemblance to MiKTeX and I became curious if MiKTeX is an ...
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Graphics not centering properly

I am inserting an image into my document using \begin{figure}[!htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.7\textwidth,natwidth=338,natheight=176]{images/cloud_stack.png} \caption{Service model stack} ...
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Which constructs would cause a long compile time in a Document?

I have a friend which writes a rather long document. By now he has about 130 (PDF) Pages. He uses TexWorks on Windows and his document takes sometimes up to 2 - 3 minutes until it is compiled. I'm ...
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Am I missing the lualatex format source?

I am trying to get lualatex to run on my MikTeX 2.9 installation. When I attempt to create the format, I get the following error message (via mo.exe): Creating the lualatex format file... ...
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How to automatically draw a graph?

Is there a simple package for which I can input an abstract graph and it returns a drawing? A similar question was asked in 2010, it did not receive any answers relevant to my question. I want no ...
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Feynmp-auto: why is the diagram not included in the pdf file?

When trying to draw a Feynman diagram using the feynmp-auto package, there simply is no result, the pdf comes out as a blank page. I use TeXstudio and MikTeX, and run the file with pdflatex. I have ...
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\includegraphics Error “File not found” but other images work fine

I'm using TexMaker and MikTex. I want to use an image using \documentclass[DIV10, parskip*, headings=big, twopage, pdftex, 10.5pt, cleardoublepage=plain, bibliography=totoc, liststotoc, ...
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Can MikTeX and TeXLive share a common package installation tree?

I am wondering whether it would be possible to use MikTeX and TeXLive reference the same TDS tree? Then I could use both whenever I like without wasting space and worrying whether both has the ...