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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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latex and pdftex hangs when compiling

I just updated my MiKTeX and now nor latex, neither pdflatex not compiling my tex. Even if it contains only \begin{document} \end{document} No error messages are shown, no files are created. It ...
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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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MiKTeX package manager: service unavailable

I have a problem with the MiKTeX package manager. I receive the message: The MiKTeX web service has rejected your request. Possible reason: too many requests arriving from your IP address. and: ...
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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 ...
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GSView Open file's Error: /invalidfileaccess in /findfont

I use GSview to open a .ps file and got errors as: GSview 5.0 2012-01-17 GPL Ghostscript 9.05 (2012-02-08) Copyright (C) 2010 Artifex Software, Inc. All rights reserved. This software comes with NO ...
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Errors when using dot2texi in MikTeX

I receive errors in log file while trying to compile the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \usepackage{dot2texi} \begin{document} ...
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Problem with custom auxiliary file and tex4ht

I have a LaTeX file that's working very well with pdflatex. I want to turn it into HTML, so I'm using tex4ht (under MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7). I've already gotten around some problems (the old graphics ...
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Trying to typset Persian(Farsi) with MikTeX - expl3.sty not found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Latest MiKTeX-Update broke XeLaTeX with fontspec I am a new user of LaTeX. I have installed MikTeX 2.9 and my editor is: TeXnic. Actually, I installed the xepersian ...
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Install pbox with MikTex 2.9

I'm trying to install the pbox package on my MiKTeX 2.9 installation, and failing miserably. The miktex package manager fails with the message "Remote file not found". I got the package from ...
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Strange behaviour debugging a document with AUCTeX-GNUEmacs in math mode

When I try to compile this document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} A simple fraction with an error $\frac{a}{b$ \end{document} I obviously get an error because there ...
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Using Biber with latexmk

With version 4.22, latexmk claims to [s]upport the use of biber (with the biblatex package) as an alternative to bibtex for generating bibliographies, with automatic determination of whether to ...
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Problems with CJK in MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7

I have always had a problem with the proper configuration of the CJK package. Here is a sample file that I would normally try to compile. ...
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New to MiKTeX: Errors when updating and compiling [closed]

I've just migrated from MacTeX (on 10.7) to MiKTeX 2.9 (Windows 7) and I'm getting some pretty nonproductive errors. I'm using the "Basic" MiKTeX install (via basic-miktex-2.9.4407.exe) and I have ...
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LuaTeX stumbles over special characters in path names, is this a bug?

This bug in MiKTeX is fixed as of 29. March 2012. I looked briefly at the LuaTeX documenation but could not find any information whether LuaTeX has a problem with special characters in path names. ...
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LuaTeX font database cannot be created in MiKTeX 2.9 [closed]

Quite in a hurry I am trying to setup MiKTeX 2.9 on the computer of a friend of mine. We started with the portable version but the problem is the same in the normal install. Before the compilation ...
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Using the erdc with MiKTeX on Windows (trouble with mathgifg and font setup)

I'm trying to use the erdc class for a document I've been typesetting, which currently uses the memoir class. erdc depends on mathgifg, which in turn requires Fraklin Gothic and Georgia fonts, which ...
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How to add a custom .sty file to MiKTeX Portable?

How do I add a custom .sty file to MiKTeX Portable? Adding it to .\tex\latex\misc and then refreshing the database doesn't work -- Xetex still avoids searching for the file altogether, outside of the ...
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What hyper referencing package is compatible with MiKTeX 1.20e?

I am looking for the basic functionality of the hyperref in a package that would be compatible with MiKTeX 1.20e. (This is needed for uploading files to an organization which supports MiKTeX 1.20e but ...
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miktex can't find udmj.cfg

I'm trying very hard to compile the minimal document in this example. I just want to use CJK on my Windows install of Miktex and it always fails with this message: miktex-makemf: The udmj source file ...
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LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found

It appears when I try to build file in MiKTeX 2.9 I get LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name.(Default extension:cls)) Enter file ...
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Difference between - and -​- in compiling options

In running MiKTeX What is the difference between -shell=escape and --shell-escape What is the difference between -synctex=1, --synctex=1, and --synctex=-1
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texify or latexmk?

MiKTeX 2.9 comes with both and they apparently do the same thing. I was wondering what the difference between them is (if any) and which one is preferable for large documents.
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MiKTeX and Sphinx : problems on complex TeX output

I've installed the complete package of MiKTeX 2.8 because I have to manage the PDF rendering of a TeX file generated by Sphinx 1.0.4 (Python 2.6) from a ReST source file. I underline that the HTML ...
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I cannot run any cmd in WinEdt

I am using WinEdt(Build: 20110315 (v. 6.0)) with MiKTeX(2.9.4282). I have used it for years, it was all OK one hour ago. But now I cannot click the button to run the cmd. I do not know what I did any ...
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Why does TeX Live's pdflatex produce smaller PDFs than MiKTeX's pdflatex?

When building my master thesis, I've found that the size of the produced PDF differs if I use Tex Live on Ubuntu compared to MiKTeX on Windows; for the latter, the size is about 50% greater (from ...
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Windows 7: problem with TeXnicCenter, MiKTeX2.9

Please help! They have updated my computer to Windows 7, and I have tried to reinstall MiKTeX2.9 and TeXnicCenter. When I run a LaTeX program, it tries to install 412 files from CTAN, and I get the ...