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MiKTeX Path refresh FNDB

I have several cls files and macros in a folder that is set as a root directory for MikTeX in Windows (The files are in C:/localtexmf/tex/latex/Macros and the root directory is set as C:/localtexmf). ...
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PS- to-PK converter has stopped working [closed]

I compile the latex file using miktex, during the preview in yap it shows PS- to-PK converter has stopped working error. There is no problem during compilation. Please suggest me the correct.
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Cannot install MiKTeX 2.9 after a new Windows installation [closed]

I used to have MiKTeX working well. I then recently had to reinstall Windows, hence I have to reinstall MiKTeX. It always stops during the installation and here is the log file: Loading package ...
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Install beamer in Windows [duplicate]

I am new to using LaTeX in Windows environment. Somehow I managed to install MiKTeX 2.9 in my system and the TeXworks editor. Now I want to install beamer. I found this link and installed TeXnicCenter ...
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initexmf error — to increase pdflatex memory [closed]

I am trying to increase main_memory for pdflatex compiler in win7 64. Using initexmf didn't work. This is the error I get: >initexmf --edit-config-file=pdflatex initexmf: Invalid argument. ...
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Tkz-fct can't run in another drive (Windows User)

I try to run tkz-fct in drive D with location D:\latexrun but it can not work. Then I notice that package only run well in drive C as my Miktex location in C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9 and in ...
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I have miktex but it can not recognize the xepersian package

I downloaded Miktex2.9 but when I try to type Farsi(persian) it does not recognize the xepersian package and give an error instead. I need to add the xepersian or other packages to my Miktex please ...
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Figures misplaced in recent version of MiKTeX

After a MiKTeX update, eps graphs were misplaced and appeared overlap with captions and text in pdf files. They worked perfect in earlier MiKTeX 2.9. Figures in dvi files worked fine as desired. ...
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preview generates error

when attempting to view a latex document in texniccenter I get MiKTeX Problem Report Message: Some PostScript specials could not be rendered. Data: Error: /undefined in H.S Operand stack: ...
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\graphicspath{<filepath>} Yielding Strange Errors

I am trying to use \graphicspath properly, and am having some issues. I am using MikTex 2.9 64-bit on a Lenovo X230. Here is my code: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} ...
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How can I find out whether I have 32bit or 64bit of MiKTeX installed?

I am trying to debug a problem with biber not being available. I know it's not in 64bit. So I need to find out what the machine's installation of MiKTeX has.
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How to install PGF/TikZ 3.0 in MikTeX?

Currently, the MiKTeX package manager does not know of the latest stable version of PGF/TikZ. I have made an attempt at installing it manually, following Stephan Kottwitz’ answer to question How can I ...
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How to write kanji characters in my document

I'm trying to type some japanese characters in my document. In particular, I'll have to write some movie's name this way: Godzilla (ゴジラ, Gojira, Ishirō Honda, 1954) I sadly found out that I just ...
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Compiler error “save size exceeded”

I have a problem with compiling my thesis. Due to a new plot I inserted, it lo longer compiles. According to this guide, i increased the limits for lualatex as follows: pool_size=5000000 ...
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Cannot use the hobby package with MiKTeX 2.9

I was directed to use the hobby package from a previous question of mine: Drawing a bent path as a loop in tikz However, I just don't seem to get the package to work. Here is an MWE: ...
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includegraphics error when scaling image

I have been using Latex for years now, and consider myself fairly fluent, but this error has me stumped. I am using Miktex 2.9 in Windows 7, and am encountering an error in something that up until now ...
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keyboard issues

Not sure if this problem is due to remote computer access. I am trying to run MikTex remotely. Never done that before. I was trying to convert an ipython file .ipynb to latex using Pandoc. When I ...
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Is there a cross-platform way to acquire the local package installation directory?

I'm making a small bundle of 'package-lets' for my classmates and need an easy way to register my package-lets with the local TeX installation. Only the following distributions will be 'supported': ...
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Problem with natbib installation on Windows 8

I am using Texstudio following it's installation from ProTeXt-3.1.3-060313.exe ona Windows 8 machine. For some reason, when I tried to install natbib, by following the instructions at ...
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package Update failure

I have installed MikTeX 2.9 in Windows. It does not allow to install new package, it fails...Even I tried to update(Admin)...It shows A connection Attempt failed....... A connection attempt ...
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Why can't I use Chinese in MiKTeX [duplicate]

This is my source code of a LaTeX file, I use the package CJK in the editor WinEdt, and MiKTeX, but the display result is bad, it cannot display Chinese characters. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to run MiKTex FNDB on Windows 8?

Apologies for the inane question, but I can't figure out how to run MiKTex FNDB on Windows 8. On Windows 7 and earlier, I simply followed: Start → Programs → MiKTeX 2.9 → Maintenance Of course the ...
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pdfLaTeX does not compile [closed]

I have Texmaker with MiKTeX 2.9. When I tried to run simple code with quick build ("PDFLaTeX + View PDF") such as \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} it starts ...
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pdflatex can't find aux file [closed]

I'm trying to automate the creation of PDF documents from tex files via command line. I use the command pdflatex C:\files\001.tex and files named 001.aux, 001.dvi, 001.log, 001.toc are created in ...
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Biber & Biblatex - getting errors when more than one citation

I am using Texstudio 2.6.4, Miktex 2.9, Biber 1.8 and Biblatex 2.9 on Win7x64. I switched from Natbib to Biblatex as I want to use some of the better citation options in my thesis. I kept getting ...
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Texworks syntax highlighting not working on windows 8 and 8.1

any latex code I want to view in TexWorks 0.4.5 r.1280 (Miktex 2.9) won't show the syntax highlighting. It compiles just fine but everything line is written in black. On very long documents the ...
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MikTeX unable to find installed ytableau package

I want to use ytableau package. I was using MikTex 2.8 and after trying to compile I recieved a message that it would not be possible to download packages for MikTex 2.8 any more. So, I have installed ...
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Installing packages with miktex 2.9

I tried to install the package mathalfa using the package manager (admin), it supposed that clicking on the plus sign everything is done, but when I call the package in my tex file and use the ...
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MiKTeX and Perl scripts (and one Python script)

Again and again here on TeX.SX users of MiKTeX ask a question having a problem with a package or included program, where it turns out, that a Perl script is involved, in particular glossaries (because ...
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CTAN Mirror Integrity - Miktex Update

Does the Miktex Updater ensure that the downloaded packages from a CTAN mirror are not corrupted in comparison to the original version? When looking up the update log there are messages about a ...
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Set certain fontsize for a certain part of my document

I'm embedding a figure into my document which contains several \put{}-commands to place texts and formulas over the PDF-figure. The code looks of BLA.pdf_tex looks like this: %% Creator: Inkscape ...
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Trying to add the cbgreek package causes TeXstudio and/or MiKTeX to hang (large package download issue)

I am using TeXstudio 2.6.6 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I have recently tried adding the textgreek package to one of my files; this package was not installed, so when I tried to compile my document I ...
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The TPM file could not be parsed (MiKTeX) [closed]

Today i wanted to continue working on my paper on a different machine. I installed MiKTex and TexnicCenter the same way i did on my first machine. After loading the project i tried to compile it. I ...
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Has anyone managed to use \glossaries with TeXstudio on Windows?

As a new LaTeX user, I have spent some time configuring my system and ironing the usual start-up mistakes. So far, I've been able to compile several documents with indices, graphics, etc. but now I'm ...
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Resetting a dictionary in TexStudio/MikTeX

I accidentally "always ignore"d a wrong wrong word. How do I undo it and make the old dictionary clean again?
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Using LaTeX to serve web requests in enterprise

I am looking for a solution to generate pdfs dynamically and serve the web requests. I have a couple of questions: Would it be a good solution to use LaTeX if I get input from web, fill LaTeX ...
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pdfpages can't find a file that's right there

I'm running Miktex 2.9 on Windows 7, and trying to use pdfpages to put two .pdf files together. I have set up a Miktex root directory at C:\Personal Data\mydirectory, and my .tex file and two .pdfs ...
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How can one install biber on miktex 64-bit? [duplicate]

I am using MikTex 64 bit. Unfortunetely it has no biber.exe. Is it possible to take biber from, e.g., MikTex 32 bit? If yes, how to do that? I've heard that biber.exe needs perl library.
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Embedding PDF while rewriting fonts in Latex

I have some PDF-files which I embed as graphic-objects into my latex-project. Those PDFs come from different sources. One I created in Powerpoint myself, then exported to PDF to make it vectorized and ...
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Embedded png-Images still result in small pdf-fielsize

I read much about embedding images and screenshots the correct way in the last few days to avoid skewed or blurry texts in the screens. I embed them like this: \begin{figure}[htb] \centering ...
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using references inside a table

I am trying to analyse my bibliography in a Tabular way, to obtain the following output: for this, I use the following piece of code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Getting MikTex on Windows 8 to run

I downloaded MiKtex 2.9 for windows 8 64 bit, but I can't find out how to run that software as there is no shortcut on desktop or on the APP page. If any one has used Miktex on windows 8 OS then ...
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makeglossaries call to xindy failed

I'm having trouble getting makeglossaries to run with xindy under MiKTeX. Take example.tex here: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage[xindy]{glossaries} ...
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How do I properly set up Latex-suite in Gvim?

I just installed Miktex, and downloaded Latex Suite latest snapshot. I extracted its files in both C:\Program files (x86)\Vim\vimfiles and C:\Program files (x86)\Vim\vim74 (I'm not sure why I have ...
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Problem with hyperref and bookmark

I use TeXnicCenter 2.02 Stable (32-bit) and MiKTeX 2.9.4533 (32-bit) on a 64-bit Windows 7. I just installed both the 32-bit softwares (uninstalling the 64-bit ones) to check wether the problem was ...
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Continuous error messages despite positive results when checked with minimal working example! [closed]

I get following error messages, I ran several checks, but just can't figure out where they're comming from! I use MikTex 2.9 and Biber 1.7. These are the error messages: Line255: File ended while ...
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Acronyms & Glossaries not being output in the PDF

I've used glossaries in the past running latest MikTex and Texniccenter on Windows 8.1 and now after 2 year I started to write a new paper using my old template and I got stuck using the glossaries. ...
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Installing MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8

I'm about to have my students use LaTeX. I'm a Mac user, so a simple install of MacTeX is very straightforward. I'm concerned about students installing MiKTeX on Windows 8 as the system requirements ...
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Adding command to LaTeX file using texify [duplicate]

A program I am using spits out LaTeT tables in LaTeT files (outreg2 command from STATA), which I run using texify to make pdfs of the tables. I crop these tables (using pdfcrop) and embed them ...
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Adding a command to LaTeX file using texify

A program I am using spits out LaTeX tables in LaTeX files (outreg2 command from Stata), which I run using texify to make pdfs of the tables. I crop these tables (using pdfcrop) and embed them ...