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Installation of packages

How can I install a package that doesn't exist in my MikTeX 2.9 package manager? I have downloaded it from CTAN and then created a folder named ucharclasses that contains the ucharclasses.sty and ...
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Latex font BrushScriptX and MiKTeX [closed]

I am a beginner in Latex. What I know is, how to type my papers. But recently I found out that I can change the fonts of Latex. Perhaps for you is nothing new but for me is really surprising. But ...
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texmaker 3.5 miktex portable 2.9 and epstopdf

I am using TeXMaker 3.5 (same problems in TeXMaker 3.4.1) and MikTeX 2.9. My source is: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to install “TeX Gyre Schola” font for MiKTeX?

I've followed the guide: http://www.tug.org/fonts/fontinstall.html and downloaded the font files from: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/tex-gyre/ Now there are 72 .map files under the map ...
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Compilation of LaTex in Windows? With TeXnicCenter or other software?

I am forced to use Windows -machine during certain classes, software provided by this party here. I have earlier compiled things through SSH but now trying to use Tex -softwares built for Windows ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 CJK Korean font not found error

After a day of trying to use Korean fonts in my LaTeX file, I ask this forum for some helpful insight. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 (just upgraded a few days ago from 2.7). So far, I have been able to use ...
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Problems installing LaTeX packages

I'm running TeXnicCenter 1.0 and have just started in LaTeX. I have managed to get text in, get a lot of the formatting commands working and have rendered to pdf. It's awesome. My problem is packages, ...
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How to have access to (or manage) bib files in MiKTeX?

I use Jabref to manage my bibliography database. I also use it with LyX and it's running well. But now I need to use it with MiKTeX and use TeXmaker as an editor. Using my MiKTeX settings I'm trying ...
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Problem with generating Reference list (no bbl file generated?)

I am just starting with LaTeX so I am sure I have made a bunch of silly mistake on the way. But as of yesterday I am stuck with no solution. So here is a bit of background: Win7, installed MikeTex ...
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fontspec LuaTeX error

I have installed "ProTeX" with "TeXstudio 2.3" & "Miktex 2.9". I get an error ! The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to function when I attempt to run \documentclass{article} ...
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How to replicate TeXify / Yap current page display behavior with PDFTeXify / Adobe Reader?

After TeXify finishes, Yap displays the same page it was on prior to the TeXify. How do I replicate this behavior with PDFTeXify / Adobe Reader so that it displays the same page I was on prior to ...
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Setting TEXMFHOME variable when using Miktex portable

Apparently Miktex sometimes doesn't properly set the TEXMFHOME variable, or rather leaves it empty, even though you manually add folders to the "root" list and refresh the file name database. So how ...
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Why can't I get pstricks with auto-pst-pdf (and cropping) running on MikTeX?

\documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-5.25,-5.25)(5.25,5.25)% \pscircle*[linecolor=cyan]{5} ...
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Purpose of local texmf trees

In Tex Live there are several local texmf trees (TEXMFLOCAL for admin and TEXMFHOME for user, compare comments and answers to What are TeXLive's four different texmf folders?), in MiKTeX I manually ...
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XeLatex: problem with aux-directory and include-directory options on TexLive?

I am trying to port some app from MikTex to TexLive (Windows to Ubuntu basically). The options that works perfectly fine with MikTex just ended up as not recognized for TexLive The options in ...
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Space between Hebrew letters larger with MacTeX than with MiKTeX [closed]

I'm writing LaTeX using LyX on Macintosh, and in Hebrew. My problem is that when exporting the document I get bigger spaces between my Hebrew letters than if compiling the same file on a Windows ...
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MikTex CJK Windows font issue

I usually use the MS Mincho font for doing Japanese stuff. However, with XeLatex the following creates gobbledegook: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} % Font should be available on windows ...
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MikTeX cannot find the file

Why is it that MikTeX's XeTeX cannot find my file? Dude, you're right there in the same directory as the file, why can't you see it?!
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Where can I find the official version of MiKTeX to download safely?

I just tried downloading a newer version of MiKTeX from the MiKTeX site and a huge amount of sketchy junk, including shop to win and blekko seemed to come with it, scaring me off. Is this safe? And ...
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MiKTeX where do I specify command line options?

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and I want to specify the command line option --shell-escape. The reason for this is that I'm trying to use an eps file and I get the error xxx-eps-converted-to.pdf' not ...
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Why can't MikTex find all of my style files?

I was wondering if you could help me please. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and WinEdt on Windows 7 and I've tried to add the style files that I need to use for a particular project to the search path for ...
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miktex does not autoinstall via texmaker

MikTeX on the command line automatically installs missing packages, but when I run latex via TeXMaker, it does not. How can I achieve that?
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7-2012 l3kernel & l3packages updates | 'broken'?

After installing recent updates to l3kernel and packages (both packaged 2012-07-19) on my MikTeX 2.9 system, several things seem to have broken: docs relying on unicode-math no longer compile ...
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IguanaTex doesn't access the LaTeX process [closed]

I run IguanaTex 32-bit in Office 2010 32-bit / Windows 7 SP1 64x with MikTeX 2.9 32-bit. When I try to compile some TeX things with IguanaTeX to PPT, I get the error "Could not start process 'latex ...
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Installing mincho font for MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 [closed]

I want to use Japanese Writing in my LateX document and for that I (think that) need to install the Mincho font, which is currently not fully available from mixTeX. My Problem is that I need to be ...
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pst-barcode, textpos and XeLaTeX

Please consider the following MWE, which shall place a QR code (pst-barcode package) at a fixed position on the page using the textpos package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-barcode} ...
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\makecvtitle doesn't work with moderncv in MiKTeX 2.9 [closed]

I have a problem with the following tex excerpt in relation to moderncv on MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I do not get the title of my CV. "! Undefined control sequence. l.44 \makecvtitle The control ...
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Recently installed Miktex 2.9 running slow. How to fix it? [closed]

I've recently installed WinEdt 7.0 and Miktex 2.9 on a new computer. But now when I attempt to compile a latex file, there is a delay of about 20 seconds before the compilation process begins (and the ...
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How to include graphics from parent directory using \graphicspath?

To include graphics from parent directory I am using \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{../pop/}{../graph/}} This works fine for MiKTeX but seems to fail for TeX live installed on the same ...
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choosing package repository [closed]

I'm trying to install the floatflt package and I'm having trouble. I am using MikTex package manager and when I try to install the package, it says that "the remote package repository is not online. ...
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GraphViz and LaTeX; gives blank PDF

I've tried 4 different .sty files (most of which didn't work, some of which gave me errors on rendered page). Now trying with the dot2texi package, which is giving me a blank PDF. I have tried ...
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Package Won't Install

I'm using TexMakerX as part of Protext on Windows 7. I am trying to use the resume package, which I haven't used before so I downloaded an example TeX file. As I expected when I tried to use it, I ...
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how to use already-downloaded Miktex 2.8 packages?

After a lot of bother with setting up a Miktex-Texmaker-Adobe arrangement, I've now done a basic install of non-portable Miktex 2.8, which is working fine. But given the slowness of my internet ...
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Failure to quick build pdfs using Texmaker 3.3.4 and Miktex 2.9, both portable [closed]

I'd be grateful for advice regarding a failure to quick build .pdfs, using a set-up consisting of portable Texmaker 3.3.4 and portable MiKTeX 2.9. I got this set-up by following the instructions here, ...
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Using TeX in a report generator - Legal question

I would like to be able to generate a (dynamic) report automatically using TeX. My proposed solution is simple: A user clicks a button and The apropriate TeX code is generated (on runtime) and saved ...
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Windows API Error when running LaTeX over the web (MiKTeX installation) [closed]

I have installed MiKTeX 2.9 on a Windows Server 2003R2 with IIS. I have a CGI program that's internally running the command "latex filename" but this program is failing with an error message ...
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mpgraphics: Unable to compile using MikTex on Windows

This is an example from mpgraphics package documentation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mpgraphics} \begin{document} \begin{mpinline} draw (20,20)--(0,0)--(0,30)--(30,0)--(0,0) \end{mpinline} ...
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Unable to uninstall Miktex 2.9 on Windows 7 [closed]

I am trying to uninstall MikTex 2.9 on Windows 7, but it won't uninstall. The wizard stops working. What can be done to solve this issue? One of the reasons I want to uninstall is that I am getting ...
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How to set -dAutoRotatePages#/None in MikTeX

I'm using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I understand one needs to tell GS explicitly not to auto rotate pages by supplying: -dAutoRotatePages#/None as parameter to ps2pdf (or gswin32c, as indicated ...
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How to run latexmk with LuaTeX on Windows?

This is a bit of a follow-up question to: Is there latexmk functionality for LuaTeX? I am trying to setup latexmk on Windows 7 together with LuaTeX but it does not work for some unknown reason. ...
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How to install titlesec and secsty packages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update my TeX distribution? How can I change the package repository? Please help me to install packages. When I install the options for random repository ...
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Undefined \pgfsetpath: is tikz or Miktex update responsible [closed]

I run the following simple example using MikTeX 2.9 (complete installation) that is regularly updated (this is one of the first examples in TikZ manual): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to run updmap-sys after installing cm-super?

My original question was: How to improve rendering The answer that seems suitable to my cause is to install cm-super. I did that (using package manager [winxp 32 bit, MikTex installation 2.9 recently ...
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How do I make the command texdoc latex2e to open the PDF version by default?

I found a latex2e.pdf in my MiKTeX installation tree. How do I make texdoc latex2e open the PDF version by default? UPDATE: I tried renaming latex2e.html to something else, and now the PDF version is ...
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Luapath broke after upgrading miktex

I had my miktex 2.9 working fine with lualatex. I went in and somewhere modified some file so that I could add my own module paths. After upgrading some packages using the miktex upgrade tool my latex ...
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Stop non-English documentation returns from `mthelp`?

How do I stop non-English documentation returns from mthelp? mthelp graphicx returns a Polish manual. mthelp amsldoc returns an Italian manual. How do I stop this? How do I get a hold of the English ...
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Yap viewer getting slow [closed]

I switched recently from MikTeX 2.5 to MiKTeX 2.9 version for latex compilation. I'm getting the below issue with Yap viewer. Performance of Yap viewer is very slow in opening and browsing through ...
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How to force MikTeX' texdoc to open package manuals with a PDF reader rather than the DVI viewer?

I am working on a machine with MikTeX installed. When I want to open a certain package manual, I type texdoc packagename. However, I don't want to open it with Yap (the DVI viewer in MiKTeX). Acrobat ...
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colorlinks option of hyperref with TeXnicCenter doesn't work [closed]

I am new to the hyperref package. When I am not using the colorlinks option, it works well. (Loading other options like pdfborder presents no problem.) But, once I load the colorlinks option, the ...
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Problem using package 'algorithmic':: LaTeX-Result: 0 Error(s), 0 Warning(s), 0 Bad Box(es), 0 Page(s) [closed]

I am relatively new to LaTeX, and I am having problems with using the algorithmic package. Whenever I add the command, \usepackage{algorithmic} and try to build the document, the number pages ...