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MikTex Download Failure - toptesi.tar.lzma

I try to install Complete MiKTeX 2.9 But there is this: Error: The operation could not be completed because the following file failed verification: C:\...\mikTex\toptesi.tar.lzma There is the ...
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Texworks compiling acting non-deterministic. Difficulty adding images to document [closed]

I am trying to add some png graphics to a document. The figure section on its own compiles, as does the remainder of the document. Combined, it always errors out the first time but sometimes just re ...
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How to “cleanly” update TeXworks under MikTeX 2.9

A while ago I was struggling to obtain TeXworks working correctly with MikTeX 2.9.4521-x64 under Windows 7-x64; and after a marathon I managed to correctly match the appropriate extensions with the ...
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MiKTeX graphicx package missing

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and tryng to install the graphicx package. But it is not available on the package manager: Could anyone help on this? I found MiKTeX 2.9 doesn't find the includegraphics ...
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TeXworks won't open *.cls extensions

I've always used MikTeX as the main LaTeX base to compile/write my *.tex/*.sty/*.cls files, so I downloaded the specific version 2.9.4521-x64 on my first computer (running Windows 7 Professional); and ...
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mptopdf package for graphicx [closed]

I'm writing up some mathematics notes in LaTeX using Texmaker, and want to include some diagrams (from image files). When I include the graphicx package, I keep getting a pop-up entitled 'Package ...
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Cannot build .tex file

I am running MikTex 2.9 and I'm facing a problem. When i try to edit a tex file it keeps building for ever. I've noticed that in Task Manager there is a process that's running, miktex-maketfm.exe. ...
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BibTeX suddenly failed mysteriously

This is my first question here. I have a problem that bibtex just suddenly failed me. I get the following error message in the console but it doesn't help me much. What does "This operation is ...
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MikTex doesn't accept “ù” character [closed]

I'm using MikTex and pdfLatex. In the preamble I'm using \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} because I'm writing in italian, and the text is coded in UTF-8. This works nicely for every type of ...
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Different package manager: Why? [closed]

I was wondering why do we need different package managers in TeXLive and MiKTex? Would it not be better and less work for both authors if there was a common approach and even other persons taking ...
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Configure TexStudio for first use

I am trying to configure TexStudio for first use. If it makes any difference I downloaded Protex onto a machine running Windows-XP. Under Options Configure TexStudio on the left I click Commands when ...
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TeXnicCenter hangs on pdf build [closed]

I am having the issue that when I try to build any file that includes => pdf, teXnicCenter immediately hangs, eventually builds, hangs again, eventually opens Adobe, hangs again, eventually opens the ...
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MikTeX update caused compilation problems (Oct 2013)

I just updated all my MikTeX packages in an attempt to deal with the problem posed in this question: Biblatex citation and bibliography misbehaving in Texmaker - help!. Now TeXworks and TeXmaker both ...
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Sweave on Windows 7 - using Texmaker

So I've tried to configue Sweave on Texmaker following these instructions: http://arts.uwaterloo.ca/~tmparker/722/hw/Setup_Sweave_in_Texmaker.pdf When I go to run this example: ...
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Package files not downloading on an account without privileges

I'm on a uni campus pc which is pretty locked down without admin privileges so when my document requires a particular e.g. \usepackage{enumitem} file it never downloads it. Do I have to manually ...
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Package Manager MikTex 2.9 crashes if you install any script [duplicate]

I tried installing any script from the Package Manager of latest version of MikTeX but when you try any script, the package manager crashes. I have tried it with and without the admin mode. Moreover, ...
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MiKTeX Package Manager not installing subfigure package [closed]

I am trying to install subfigure package in MiKTeX using: mpm --verbose --install subfigure But when I run this command in cmd in Windows 7, the crash notification comes up saying: MiKTeX Package ...
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MikTeX package manager unable to download any packages [duplicate]

I used to be able to download packages but recently I have been unable to do so for quite sometime now. It gives the message: get proxy host by name failed in tcp_connect() I don't remember doing ...
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Using Open Sans font with LaTeX: Alphabetic chars right, numeric chars wrong

I've downloaded the Open Sans font from CTAN for use in MiKTeX on Windows (using pdfLaTeX). After the download, I just copied all the files into the MiKTeX root directory (= texmf). As described ...
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LyX - undefined control sequence but package seems to be added

I am using LyX with MikTeX and I am trying to use the following command \oiiint but I am getting the following error: \oiiint The control sequence at the end of the top line of your error message ...
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Biber doesn't work anymore (with biblatex-apa in TeXnicCenter) [duplicate]

Today I encountered an issue with biblatex and it seemed I had to update the biblatex package to the newest version to fix this. So I went for a complete update of my MikTeX installation (installed ...
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Import and Export LaTeX presentations in graphical presentation editor

I want to find (or create) a graphical presentation editor (or say Winedt macros) that allows text, graphics images and latex formulas to be inserted and formatted interactively. It should also allow ...
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Example code of PSTricks in MikTeX

everyone, in the past one hour, I have been fighting with the PSTricks package in MikTeX. I found a lot of example code here. For example, I downloaded the gliding ball example tex and I ran it in ...
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TexWorks giving error message

I have this code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Antibes} \usecolortheme[named=Green]{structure} \title[Training And Placement Cell]{Training And ...
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siunitx in scrreprt - problems with beamer class

I want to use the usepackage siunitx for my thesis (scrreprt). MikTeX asks for installing the documentclass beamer each time when I compile my document (and then freezes while installing). When I ...
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An issue when using TeXnicCenter Alpha and Adobe Reader 10

I use TeXnicCenter Alpha, DDE control TeXnicCenter, MikteX 2.7, Adobe Reader 10, and Windows 7. Whenever I build, the log file reads "undefined !control sequence" and whenever I output the file, the ...
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Biblatex, Biber pdflatex: undefined references

I'm tring to use biblatex with biber (Miktex 2.9 32bit on Win7 64bit), but I can't get it to work: Here is my MWE: \listfiles % shows used packages in a list in log file ...
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After switching to TeX Live from MiKTeX, Kile's live preview feature doesn't work anymore [closed]

A few days ago I switched from MiKTeX to TeX Live in order to make both my Mac and Windows computer be on the same platform. I've been ripping my hair out trying to figure out why Kile suddenly ...
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error “latexdiff: The Perl Script could not be found.” [duplicate]

I have MikTeX 2.9 installation and Strawberry Perl 5.10.1.5. All the latexdiff, latexdiff-fast, latexidff-so paths seem to be present in the scripts.ini file and their .exe files in the ...
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No space between vertical rule and image

I want to design a titlepage for a beamer presentation (XeLaTeX, Miktex 2.9-64, Win7-64) and need to reduce the space between a rule and a graphic to 0. My code: \setbeamertemplate{background} ...
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How can I avoid that a functions argument touches the brackets using unicode-math?

Maybe, I am doing something wrong, but please have a look on the alignment in this formula: % arara: lualatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[% ,math-style=ISO ...
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Inconsolata missing after MiKTeX update

I just ran the MiKTeX Updater and there was an update for Inconsolata. I also refreshed the FNDB and it is listed as installed in the Package Manager, but when I try to compile my documents that have ...
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Cannot edit .tex file unless delete produced files [closed]

I have just upgraded to MiKTeX 2.9from v2.8, where I was using TeXnic Center as my main tex editor. Now I am trying to build a simple document to check if basic packages are loaded as well as test ...
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“Misplaced allignment tab character” line 53 [duplicate]

\documentclass [12pt]{article} \oddsidemargin=0pt \topmargin=0pt \textwidth=6.5in \textheight=8.5in \begin{document} \begin{center} {\large\bf\LaTeX\ Example 7} \end{center} This example demostrates ...
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wrong page size using LyX and Koma Script

First of all I am new to using Tex so please excuse any obvious things which will not be included in this question. But to the point: I am using LyX 2.0.6 (with Miktex 2.9). I am writing a thesis in ...
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MiKTeX Update: Error `\textfont is undefined` with Package `url`

The following MWE does not compile with XeLaTeX anymore after a MiKTeX update today: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setromanfont[Path=./]{LinLibertine_R.otf} \usepackage{url} ...
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How to install Type 1 font in MiKTeX 2.9

What is the procedure to install Type 1 font in MiKTeX 2.9? Can anybody help me?
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*.sty file not found

This question is very similar to a previous post: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter to compose and execute my ...
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Japanese Text not writable

This is the code I am trying to run: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, german]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %... \usepackage{CJK} ...
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How to use local beamer theme in project source folder

Is it possible to use a local theme placed in the the same folder as your current beamer project? I.e. having a them in /project-name/theme/ that you can make updates to and get the changes instantly ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 problem with XeLaTeX and a Bengali script

I wanted to create a Bengali document using Latex. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 in windows XP. I installed all the fonts and the packages for MiKTeX 2.9. I copied the code given here and here. Both of them ...
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HtLaTeX - problem when using relative paths

I'm currently working on a little thing I called offline blog engine. The idea is to write my articles in simple (La)TeX files and create some static HTML files which contains the blog posts. The ...
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Error when compiling (pdfLaTeX)

I wrote some lines and I wanted to view the pdf, so I compiled and built but I have this error message: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) pdflatex.EXE: The memory ...
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MikTeX 2.9 installs polyglossia in a different location than where it looks for it

I recently did a complete reinstall of Windows 7, installed all updates, and reinstalled all of my programs, including MikTeX using the 2.9 64-bit version. I ran a XeLaTeX document I had created and ...
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Facing the problem in starting the PDFTexify or any other mode [duplicate]

My WinEdt8.0 was going well with MikTex 2.9 yesterday and now after booting my computer it is showing this error, Please Help me to solve it: Error Launching Console Application PDFTexify......... ...
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How to solve the error: everyshi.sty is missing

I'm trying to get a Beamer-Presentation in Latex. My Windows is 7 PC. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9. At first, when I open the .tex file in the editor I don't get a preview at all. It is appeared this window: ...
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MikTex 2.9 Portable. Cannot update and install packages

I have a company laptop running windows 7 enterprise edition 32bit without admin rights (resp. almost no rights to anything at all). I put the current version of MiKTex 2.9.4757 and Texmaker onto my ...
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Equivalent to TeXLive's --restricted-shell-escape for MiKTeX?

I often work on Windows, so need to use MiKTeX. I recently found the minted package, which needs to call the external command pygmentize. I currently call xelatex with the -shell-escape option to ...
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Read file without file extension from hidden directory

I'm trying to read some data from a file and use the following approach: \documentclass{minimal} \newcommand{\file}{./.dir/.testFile} \begin{document} \newread\myread \openin\myread=\file\relax \loop ...
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File `imakeidx.sty' not found

Since the last update of MiKTeX, I am experiencing an issue when compiling my work : it stops and the log file says : ! LaTeX Error: File `imakeidx.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> ...