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Can I use (LaTeX?) packages from CTAN in plain TeX?

I have the following assumptions: TeX is a kind of language Plain TeX is the original environment for this language LaTeX (and other environments) is a set of compiled macros written using TeX ...
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Do I risk breaking documents by updating my TeX distribution?

I ran into a feature missing because its package was out to date and started the MikTeX update utility for the first time after installing MikTeX in February. The updater found dozens of packages that ...
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Problem with fourier package, the text disappears

I have decided to change font and heard about the fourier package. I thought I just had to type \usepackage{fourier} for it to work but the text then completely disappeared. Here is the document ...
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Install MiKTeX on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. Where can I get the Miktex for this platform ?. I could not find in any Ubuntu software sources.
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I have a running miktex 2.9 in windows vista, but i can't run chronosys package

I installed the chronosys package with Miktex Package Manager, but it crashes with the following at the end of the log file: ... ! I can't find file `chronosyschr.tex'. l.32 \input chronosyschr.tex ...
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Installing scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class in LYX

I am having problem with installation of scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class. I am unable to install it. I needed help on how to install it. I am using Windows Machine,my Miktex is located in the ...
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Error: “Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution”

I just installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio, but when I try to compile a document I get the following error: Error: One command expansion invalid. Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX ...
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Some packages not recognised by TexStudio

Some of my packages are not recognised by TexStudio (examples: pdfpages, mathtools, ramsstyle and so on), but most of the packages I use are recognised. I have installed all of these packages with ...
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Error in pdf2latex compiling [closed]

Tell me, please, what is connected with the error? winedt+miktex
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Converting Word or Excel tables to Latex

Is there a plug in or something that can convert Ms Word or Ms Excel tables exactly as they are (with borders etc) to Latex? I have used http://www.ctan.org/pkg/excel2latex but it removes the lines in ...
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TeXStudio and MiKTeX Portable - Could not start command

I have a problem with my TeXStudio. I am using a portable version (2.9.4) together with the latest MiKTeX. Everything used to work just fine and now that I have to finish my work from home instead of ...
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TeXWorks is displaying my *.tex files as Chinese

I am using MiKTeX on a Windows platform. I traditionally edit my *.tex files using Vim as I prefer it's interface for text editors. I have been doing this just fine for months (editing files in Vim, ...
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Convert TikZ to EPS using pdfLaTeX

I would like to convert my TikZ images to EPS format and save in a separate file while pdfLaTeX compiles my document, ideally. Note I am using MikTeX and TeXstudio. Otherwise, I would like to be able ...
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Biblatex/Biber issues (authoryear-icomp, MiKTeX/TexMaker) [duplicate]

I have some problems using Texmaker 4.4.1 with MiKTex 2.9, Biblatex 2.9a, biber 1.9 and Jabref. When compiling, there occur following errors (example): Citation 'ngrip2004' on page 4 undefined ...
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Latex error- file 'fancyvrb.sty' not found [duplicate]

I am using Miktex2.9 and Texniccenter and error is coming 'fancyvrb.sty' not found, so what to do can i download it , if yes after downloading where to put the file so that after running the ...
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pdflatex error when rendering TeX as PDF in TeXstudio on Windows 7

I installed TeX using MiKTeX and installed TeXstudio using the basic installer, but whenever I compile a TeX file (.tex) using pdflatex in TeXstudio I receive this error: TeXworks (which came ...
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pst-barcode with MikTeX portable

I have the following problem: Rendering QR codes & Barcodes via psbarcode using Xelatex from Miktex portable just seems to work if the Windows path environment variable is set to MikTeX Portable ...
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File Not Found - Problem With \includegraphics

I'm having a great deal of difficulty adding figures into a LaTeX template I downloaded. I downloaded and unzipped the template folder to a new folder, and am attemping to integrate a picture called ...
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texpath command returns empty array in Asymptote

when using the texpath command in Asymptote, I only get an empty path array. I'm using a miktex installation on a Windows 8 machine, ghostscript is installed. (I also have a TeX Live installation on a ...
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BibTex There were undefined references [duplicate]

This is the first time I try to use Bibtex for my thesis and I am quite desperate because I cannot get it running. Despite the many post about the undefined references error in this forum, I still am ...
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PSTricks algebraic coordinates going from MikTeX to TeXLive

I am using PSTricks and some tikz functions for preparing some sketches. This snipped worked perfectly fine MikTeX on Windows 7 \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amstext} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Error while compiling: “Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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Figures generate improper text spacing/breaking with IEEEtran and latexrelease package after MiKTeX update

After updating MiKTeX on 23-April-2015, compilation of my TeX files that use the fixltx2e.sty package was broken. According to the LaTeX News Issue 22 article, the fixltx2e package has become obsolete ...
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Adding a custom .bst to TexMaker in Windows

In order to get the required bibliography style for my dissertation, unable to find a correct one, I used makebst to create a custom one. However, I find myself unable to use it, my program just says: ...
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plot not showing legend when used in Miktex

A have density plot in Mathematica as ShowLegend[ DensityPlot[Sin[x y], {x, 0, \[Pi]}, {y, 0, \[Pi]}, Mesh -> False, PlotPoints -> 30], {ColorData["LakeColors"][1 - #1] &, 10, " 1", ...
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newtx seems to require newpx: “cannot open encoding file for reading”

A specific MikTeX installation shows the following error for a document that includes newtxtext and newtxmath: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ntx-ecth-tlf.enc): cannot open encoding file for reading ...
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How to migrate MikTeX to TeXLive/MacTeX

I was pretty comfortable in using ProTeXt distro of MikTeX (2013) in my Windows-7 netbook. When I switched over to a MacBook, I installed MacTeX, Mac variant of TeXLive (2014). In spite of its huge ...
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How do I launch MiKTeX

I just downloaded and installed MiKTeX 2.9. But I don't know how to launch MiKTeX. There is no icon on my desktop.
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\newcomand causes failure [duplicate]

im new to Latex, so pleas make explenation easy ;) im working with latest latex version on miktex i tried some \newcommand today and caused an error with this command: \newcommand{\N0}{ n_{0} }. when ...
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Typesetting system question related to amsmath [duplicate]

After consulting the existing questions and answers related to packages for Mathematical Equations, I found this recommendation, given by @cmhughes, advising to use amsmath. After including it in the ...
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Miktex 2.9 error creating fonts

I got a set of Latex files from someone else who, like me, is using Miktex 2.9. When I tried to compile one of them I got the following error. Trying to make PK font mathscr at 480 DPI... Running ...
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bundledoc fails with subfolder paths (MiKTeX)

I would like to use bundledoc mainly in Windows with MiKTeX. However, I encounter a problem with subfolder paths that is annoying. I run the program as follows: bundledoc --config=miktex.cfg ...
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Importing a pdf file that has filled in forms [duplicate]

I have a pdf file myfile.pdf in which I have filled in some forms. I'm trying to include that pdf file in a larger latex document using: \usepackage{pdfpages} ... \includepdf[pages={1}]{myfile.pdf} ...
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MikTeX package manager not installing BibTeX

I am new to LaTeX and I have installed MikTex distribution and I am using Texmaker. When I compile the simple code shown below I get an error: %_________________Preamble ...
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TexStudio Then Miktex Installed in Wrong Order

I installed TexStudio on my laptop without realizing I first needed Miktex (or texlive) I installed Miktex but the paths were not automatically recognized. I uninstalled TexStudios and reinstalled it ...
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LuaLaTeX produces no output

I've decided to switch to LuaLaTeX for superior font support and built-in programming capabilities, but I cannot produce any output. It does not even generate a .log or .aux file. I've come across the ...
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error: could not start the command. lualatex -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I have just installed texmaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 64bit in my laptop. When I use pdflaTeX everything seems to be working fine, however when I try to switch to LuaLaTex I get the message shown in the ...
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Theorem numbering with sub-theorems issue

I have a small project for my mathematics degree and have run up against a small problem. I want to have nested levels of theorems/definitions, for instance in the following code it should produce ...
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Unable to reach MikTeX items from Start Menu

I would like to have MikTeX (the tex compiler) know of a *.sty file for purpose of displaying Stata output. (Basically, I would need to have MikTeX source the a "texmf" directory in which there is a ...
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Figures missing from the list of figures when using hvfloat package

I'm using the hvfloat-Package to include figures. Unfortunately, some of them are missing from the list of figures. As soon as I set the nonFloat option to true, they reappear. As this looks ugly, it ...
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How should I display a png file using pdftex

I has been over 10 years since I needed to display graphics using TeX. Previously I would use: \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} and later something like \includegraphics{Fig_02.png} \hfil Now, ...
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How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt?

I have a problem " How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt ? And my MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \luaexec{ tp=tex.print ...
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Error using beamer package

I'm trying to make a presentation with the beamer package, and my code was working fine yesterday. However today I'm getting a strange error. Below is my LaTeX code, which was working with TeXstudio, ...
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MikTex installing packages into the user's folder

Is it at all possible to configure MikTex to install the packages into the main program folder instead of into each and every user's home folder hierarcy? I appreciate that there may be permission ...
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Show error message when using batchmode

Consider the following MWE (in a foo.tex file): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] \begin{document} \section{Foo} \begin{theorem*} Undefined star ...
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TeXstudio has no commands

Unfortunately I had to reinstall my Windows and I installed MiKTeX using the 64 bit installer and everything went fine including running TeXworks and compiling something (so I assume everything is ...
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Why does Lualatex crash after a recent update?

After updating packages of MiKTEX 2.9 lualatex stopped working. I execute this code: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[] at (0,0) {A}; ...
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How two draw a two-head vector and curly brace in picture environment?

I want to insert a two-head vector, and a curly brace of length of my choice, as shown in figure below in the picture environment and want to put it on the specified location. Unable to find any ...
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Tikz-externalization and portable MiKTeX

I have TeXStudio with portable Miktex 2.9.5105 on Windows 8.1. I'd like to use tikzexternalize and my MWE is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} % \usepgfplotslibrary{external} ...
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MikTeX Update and LuaTeX [duplicate]

Since the Miktex Update yesterday LuaTeX doesn't work any longer. Running from command line, I only get the following output: >lualatex Main.tex This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.79.1 (MiKTeX 2.9 ...