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Tex4ht under MiKTeX: How to convert multiple tex files

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and installed the miktex-tex4ht-base2.9 in order to convert my LaTeX files into HTML. I just updated everything before starting so I should have the latest packages for ...
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How to hyphenate Portuguese in plain TeX?

I'd like to use plain TeX in Portuguese, but I don't know how to hyphenate in this language, or in any other language than English. What do I have to do?
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How can I install a .cls file with MikTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I manually install a package on MiKTeX (Windows) I am new to LaTeX, but need to write up a report pretty soon. Anyway, the instruction for authors state that I ...
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SyncTeX wrongly placed when XeTeX called with -aux-directory [closed]

I am using MikTeX 2.9 and compiling "hello.tex" containing: \documentclass{minimal} \begin{document} text \end{document} with: xelatex --synctex=1 --aux-directory=auxdir hello.tex produces a ...
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Getting strange error with MiKTeX when trying to use “kpfonts” package

I'm getting the following error when trying to compile the following very minimal example with MiKTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{kpfonts} \begin{document} test ...
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No building file; No LaTeX=>PDF

I installed MiKTeX 2.8 and TeXnicCenter on a friend's PC. There seems to be a quite weird issue. There seems to be missing the option "LaTeX=>PDF". Clicking on the arrow to select the output file ...
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Using MiKTeX and TeX Live on the same computer?

Is there anything I should be aware of if I want to install MiKTeX and TeX Live on the same computer? Are there any problems, any incompatabilities? Is it even possible? I imagine there could be some ...
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problem with polyglossia after update of MiKTeX 2.9 packages [closed]

I updated all MiKTeX packages today (2011-10-11) and my files no longer compile. I traced the problem to the polyglossia package. Even an empty file won't compile: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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pdfTex Miktex/Tex Live 2010 version difference

We are having difficulties running PDF-XChange Viewer with pdflatex. With configuration MiKTeX the viewer works fine but with TeX Live 2010 the viewer crashes on windows xp sp3. Any ideas what the ...
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beamer class on MikTex2.9

I'm having a hard time getting MikTex ready to produce \documentclass{beamer} Documents. The MikTex-package-manager says that "beamer" is already installed. I de-installed and installed it again, ...
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Which IDE/Editor and “compiler” do you use for TeX/LaTeX? - How do macros work? [closed]

I've been using LaTeX for a few weeks now, with TeXworks, and have found it quite frustrating. I'm running MiKTeX 2.8 on Windows 7 x64 with TeXworks 0.3. Reasons why I find TeX frustrating: Very ...
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Problem including PDF 1.6 files in XeTeX with MikTeX

Here's the MWE for my problem: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Adobe Garamond} \begin{document} text \begin{figure} \centering ...
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“Yap: revival of the MiKTeX 2.4 render method”

I see on the MiKTeX page, that "Yap: revival of the MiKTeX 2.4 render method" is planned. What does this mean?
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How to get the algorithm2e package?

I am trying to compile a document I built on another computer using algorithm2e. I keep getting errors when I try to build it with TeXworks. I suspect I get those errors because it cannot find the ...
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How to fix the MiKTeX bug about uni-wtal-ger / uni-wtal-get?

I encountered the exact problem as MikTeX 2.9 without list of packages in settings program. Now I figure out it may be a bug of MiKTeX. It misnamed one package. The correct package should be ...
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Graphicspath for MikTeX

Is there a way to specify a \graphicspath that includes all sub-directories? I know I could put all my graphics in a texmf tree, but I'd like to have them in another directory tree. As far as I can ...
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XeLaTeX compilation of Alessandro Plasmati's CV example fails

I am trying to compose a CV of mine like this resource link here!, but facing issues with compilations. Could you pls help me out? Related known question-in-stackexchange. On Win XP, MikTex 2.9 and ...
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beamer doesn't work after upgrading to MiKTeX 2.9 – 20 error messages

After upgrading to MiKTeX 2.9 my beamer files stopped working. The code: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Hello \end{frame} \end{document} Gives some 20 errors and two ...
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Get MiKTeX dvips to embed fonts found in EPS file [closed]

I have some EPS figures embedded in a LaTeX document. When I run dvips on the .dvi file I get complaints like this: dvips.exe: Font TimesTen-Roman used in file ./fig01-01.eps is not in the mapping ...
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How can I generate PDF metadata from LaTeX?

I am writing a document using LaTeX and generating PDF. Can anybody tell me how I can generate the PDF metadata, e.g. author or title, from LaTeX? On Windows XP, I am using MikTex's texify to ...
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How to get a list of all available (TTF-) Fonts with XeTeX?

Very neat that I can use any available Truetype font on my Windows machien with MikTex and XeTeX. %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[]{article} ...
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Can't compile LaTeX document when glossaries package is used (fatal error) [closed]

I just followed the instructions for setting up TeXnicCenter to work with the glossaries package as described at latex-community.org. I am trying to create a list of acronyms, however, I will not be ...
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How to constrain text to a rectangle in tikzpicture?

I have a list of rectangular blocks that have a text, color, and size (y start, y size, x start, and x size). I want the text to be in the center of the rectangle, such that it does not go outside of ...
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hyperref package - link boxes are too small (overlap the text)

The boxes the hyperref package creates around links in my document are too small, hiding out the characters. I'm using latex to get a DVI, then dvi2pdfm to get a PDF. Both from MikTex 2.8. ...
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MikTek Installation error = File name database capacity exceeded

Downloaded latest MikTEK July 7,2011. Attempted 'Complete' installation. Received the following error: "File name database capacity exceeded". I then attempted 'Basic' installation and was ...
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LuaTeX cyrillic hyphenation problems

I am trying to use LuaTeX (LuaLaTeX) in MiKTeX 2.9 and I'm stuck with getting it to load cyrillic hyphenation patterns. I'm quite new to LuaTeX, so maybe there's something special about hyphenation ...
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How do you use style sheets in TeXworks?

How do you choose which .sty file a document uses in TeXworks?
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Flashcards class installed incompletely on MiKTeX

I don't have much experience with low-level LaTeX. MiKTeX (my version is basic-miktex-2.9.3972) always installed needed packages "on-the-fly". Trying to compile a document using 1.0.1 version of ...
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How can I write greek in TexnicCenter with Miktex

Using the standard babel package is compeltely counter-intuitive as the letters in the keyboard do not match the babel package and also the accent is in a different key which makes it impossible to ...
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\addbibresource undefined control sequence with MikTex

I'm using the latest version of MikTex, which comes with biblatex, and I can't get biblatex to work. It breaks in the preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Problem with mk4ht [closed]

I'm trying to compile my .tex file to html, suitable for conversion to an ebook. I'm using the following command: C:\...\write-up>mk4ht htlatex diss.tex 'xhtml,charset=utf-8,pmathml' ' -cunihtf ...
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Why are all languages selected by default in MiKTeX's Settings (Admin)?

Why are all languages selected by default in the MiKTeX 2.9 Settings (Admin)? In my experience in the previous MiKTeX distributions, only a few languages were selected by default. Is there any ...
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Which Windows TeX package goes well with TexMaker ?

I'm trying to setup my Windows 7 box with LaTeX. I had installed TexMaker 3.0, but I later found out I had to install a TeX Package (like MikTeX/TeXLive) before installing TexMaker. My question is ...
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How to install Beamer in Windows XP using LyX

I installed LyX on Windows XP, but when I attempt to load a file which uses beamer it says MikTeX does not have it! What to do? (I have MikteX 2.7) I am trying to update MikTeX, but when ...
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How do I find which pgf version I have installed on Windows (MikTeX)?

I'm not sure how to find which version of pgf with MikTeX installed on my computer (Windows 7 - 64 bit).
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How do I use LuaTex in MikTeX?

I am using MikTeX 2.9 version and although the manual says I can use LuaTeX, there is nothing in the TeXworks menu. I can see all the other members of the TeX family but none for LuaTeX. Can someone ...
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Problem with running proTeXt.exe file in Windows Vista

I downloaded the self extracting proTeXt.exe file from http://ftp.sun.ac.za/ftp/CTAN/systems/windows/protext/ which finished after quite a while in Windows Vista. It went on well until almost the end ...
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How do I change styles in markdown2pdf?

I'm a markdown user, and am just getting my feet wet in latex for PDF creation. I'm using Pandoc and MikTex on Windows 7. The following command gives me a nice PDF document: markdown2pdf ...
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Oldstylenums with Latin Modern (MiKTeX 2.9)

I'd like do get the nice oldstyle-numbers in my entire document. (Would there be a reason not to want them anywhere in a literature paper?) I use pdfTeX 1.40.11 via MiKTeX 2.9 and Latin Modern ...
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Installation of GhostView needed before installing MiKTeX?

I want to install MiKTeX 2.9.3959 (on WinXP in order to create PS files). Do I need (or better, should I) install GhostScript and GhostView first, before installing MiKTeX?
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Adding language to MiKTeX installation

My native language is Serbian and it is included in MiKTeX distribution for Windows. However, there is only latin version of it, and I'd like to use cyrillic Serbian. I tried searching the Internet ...
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pdflatex.ini missing - but it's there (MikTeX) [closed]

When I try to compile the .tex-file, I get an error, telling me that the pdflatex.ini is missing in \tex\config\pdflatex.ini. I went looking into the directory - and the file is there. But TeXWorks ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 portable — Unavailable to complete the update

I have received several errors with MiKTeX 2.9, being portable or standard install, in which some files related to configuration, does not work well. In my laptop (Win XP, spanish), the user's ...
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Texmf tree with MikTeX + Vista32?

This post is a follow-up to my post Using subfiles package with .sty files. Answering that post, a couple people suggested I build a local texmf tree. I've hunted around and it seems that this is ...
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GUI framework error after Update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix the error "GUI framework cannot be initialized" with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX? Yesterday I updated all packages via the Miktex 2.8 update ...
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Is TeXLive 2010 faster than MiKTeX 2.9? [closed]

Some guys say that TeXLive 2010 compiles faster than MikTeX 2.9, while others say that this is not true and say that the speed of the two systems is similar. What do you think? Please explain your ...
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How does one invoke the MiKTeX port of “mft”?

I can see that MiKTeX 2.9 (of which I use the "Portable" version) has an executable for "mft", which (if run with no arguments) will crash and print: Usage: mft inputfile changefile stylefile ...
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How do I use feynmf or mf with miktex?

I am trying to use feynmf with miktex on my windows machine to make Feynman diagrams. When I follow the instructions in the template file that comes with feynmf, it does not produce the dvi file ...
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LaTeX error: can't write file

I'm using Miktex 2.9 on windows 7 x32, texniccenter as IDE. I encounter an error for a project that worked few days ago: when I compile, I get the message: ! I can't write on file `../preamble1.aux'. ...