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How to make pdflatex in (MikTeX) write only the error messages to the log file

I've MikTeX installation on my Windows 8.1. When I generate a PDF from a tex file using pdflatex command it generates lots of content in the corresponding log file from which it's hard to read errors ...
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No PDF file found

I am using TeXStudio and MikTex 2.9 (Windows 10). My file was working properly until today and I did not change anything. I've already tried renaming the file and change permissions (allow all ...
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fsnode, ssnode on MiKTeX

I am trying to create a bipartite graph using tikz, however, it doesn't seem to recognize the keys fsnode and ssnode on my Windows MiKTeK installation (works fine in Ubuntu). Line: \foreach \i in ...
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“Goto Source” opens pgflibraryfadings.code.tex

Edit: Seems to be a problem with SyncTeX, as TeXworks reacts the same. Edit2: same problem with texlive in Win7. I have a similiar problem as described in TeXstudio Bugreport 1225 but with ...
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(Problem no longer exists) Cannot update MikTex [closed]

[Update:21 March 2016] Just to say that on my particular machine at this time of post, the "Update(Admin)" program works fine now. I think it failed yesterday due to a server error? But if you ...
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Running TexWorks on Ubuntu

I'm very confused about how I should be using TexWorks on Ubuntu, and what the difference is between TexWorks, TexLive, and MikTex. So, I installed the TexLive package with sudo apt-get install ...
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MikTex 0 TexWorks - Beamer - BibTex - Show URL in the bibliography [on hold]

I make a presentation, I want to use APA style for Bibliography. The problem is that the URL in my bib file do not show. How can I fix that. This is the beging bibliographie.bib file : ...
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Where should I put the ( .sty) files to make packages work? [duplicate]

I'm using miktex and there are few packages that I don't have on my pc so I downloaded them , where should I put them to make them functional ( the folder name).
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Installing cm-unicode font family on miktex for use with xelatex

I've been trying to install the font family cm-unicode on my MikTeX distribution (Windows 10). I'm new to XeLaTeX, and can't seem to find proper documentation on the installation of entire TrueType ...
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Problems using pstool with miktex

I am recently writing my thesis. To get nice plots I use the matlabfrag-option in Matlab to create a .tex and .eps File. With the help of \psfragfig I include the Matlab-Figure in Latex. I use ...
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pgf-pie package [duplicate]

I've normally been able to just use packages without much thought: \usepackage{tikz} and things have worked just fine. However I've tried to include the pgf-pie package and I get: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Why does Texmaker and synctex pdflatex doesn't work?

I'm using Texmaker 4.4.1, and I want to be able to jump to pdf (Ctrl+RClick) from the tex script, and vice versa. I tried to use the tips of -synctex=1 in the PDFLatex command, but it doesn't seem ...
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Lualatex don't work after update [duplicate]

After I did an update of MikTeX of packages lualatex won't compile anymore. I tried this solution Why does Lualatex crash after a recent update?, but no luck. I got this error file: Creating the ...
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Abbreviated author names with initials at the end in the reference list [duplicate]

I use TexMaker with TeXworks to write a paper. The comments I use are given below. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[numbers,sort & compress]{natbib} \begin{document} ...
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how to remove duplicated sections in the generated pdf using MikTex and how to use \keyword command

For the following .tex I got an error on \keyword tag and after commented it I got another problem at the generated pdf file which is a dublication for the abstract at the end of the document as in ...
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XeLaTex - Include PDF of version 1.6 or higher as picture

I want to include PDFs of version 1.6 (or higher) as pictures in my document. First I got the usual version-warnings, which I got rid of by changing dvipdfmx.cfg ('V 5' to 'V 6'). So now a PDF is ...
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Trouble installing MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 10

I have PC with fresh install of Windows 10. I am now trying to install the version of MiKTeX 2.9, but am running into same installation problem. The install starts fine (Net install, basic install, ...
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MiKTeX Package Manager randomly failing

I am developing a songbook compilation software, that is being automatically tested on AppVeyor (windows environment). Before testing my software, AppVeyor needs to install MikTex and some packages: ...
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LaTeX keep calling my tables Tab. 0.1 instead of Table 1

I'm trying to draw a table in my thesis. Although I made it, but I have difficulty to enumerate that. I want to call it Table 1, but \LaTeX keeps calling it Tab. 0.1. This is the piece of code that ...
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Problems compiling math w/Beamer when running as non-administrator

I am having problems compiling a Beamer-presentation w/math symbols when running as non-administrator under Win7-64. (I use TeXStudio 2.10.8 with a complete install of MiKTeX 2.9.) To give an example, ...
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Wrong math symbols using LuaLaTeX after updating MikTeX

Last week, I updated my MikTeX distribution (both as administrator and user). When using the LuaLaTeX compiler, the resulting math symbols are incorrect. The same has been noticed before when using ...
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MiKTeX - Compile Error during Installation

I have been trying to install MiKTeX on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, I have been following the instructions from http://miktex.org/howto/build-unx. After several obstacles and installing the mentioned ...
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Can't compile in Texmaker “Sorry, but pdfLaTeX did not succeed”

When working on a university project we use Texmaker as our editor. We share our documents and compile our master in a dropbox folder. Now when I try to quickbuild the master document I get this ...
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How to install forest package with MikTeX?

I am using Latex trough TeXnicCenter with core of MikTeX...in this week news I've found something about tree graphs and I wanted to try it by myself but when I used appropriate code (copied from the ...
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Moderncv template.tex is not compilable after MikTex and moderncv update

I wrote my CV using the \moderncv package just recently. All worked fine until I updated MikTex and the moderncv package (via the MikTex package manager). Now I use MikTex 2.9 and moderncv 2.0.0 on a ...
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Why isn't my LaTeX compiling to pdf?

I wrote a pretty basic LaTeX code to get myself familiar with LaTeX again as it's been a while since I used it. The code is simply: \documentclass[10pts]{article} \begin{document} \title{THE ...
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File 'lipsum.sty' not found

I downloaded a LaTeX template to start writing my report, and as a first-timer in LaTeX, I get the error message LaTeX error: File lipsum.sty not found along with two other messages (Emergency ...
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MikTex 2.9 Package Repository woes

After trying (unsuccessfully) to install the mathtools package it now seems my entire package manager is broken. I can no longer get to a point where I can select a mirror from the list. Automatic ...
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Latexdiff not working in Windows (Unescaped left brace in regex)

Because the miktex repo is down today, I tried installed the latexdiff package manually. I am using windows 10 by the way. Here are the steps I followed. Installed strawberry perl from ...
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Question on downloading packages/is Miktex package Repository (and Miktex.org, latex-projetct.org websites) down? [closed]

I was trying to include URL references in my BibTeX bibliography using a suggestion I have found on various websites - using, for example: @misc{citationLabel, title = {Page Title}, howpublished = ...
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TexStudio: Biber claims biblatex version is wrong

I use MiKTeX 2.9 and TexStudio 2.10.8 as my editor. And I try to use biblatex/Biber I have installed Biber with the packackge manager of MiKTeX and configured TexStudio to use Biber. This is the ...
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MiKTeX gives error upon attempting to typeset

I am a Mac user of LaTeX who is forced to use Windows at work, so I'm clueless when things go wrong. I've been using MiKTeX quite successfully until yesterday, when I all of a sudden had 2 MiKTeX ...
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Simple plot in LaTeX using gnuplot

I would like to plot sin(x) on a LaTeX document (an article) by using gnuplot commands programmatically inside the document. I am aware that you can save the plot as a .tex file and then insert it in ...
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Fontspec / Polyglossia error after windows 10 update

I have recently (about a week) updated the operating system from windows 7 to windows 10. As for this moment, any use of the fontspec or polyglossia packages won't compile. After the problem ...
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List all installed packages and their versions from the command line

How can I generate a list of all installed LaTeX packages, classes, and fonts on the command line with MikTeX? Raw output is fine for my use case. Related, with a TeXlive solution: Diagnostics about ...
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BibTeX failed for some reason after last MikTeX update [duplicate]

I just updated the MikTeX files but now i get an error regarding BibTeX. To add more : PdfLatex works fine, but PdfTexify returns the error:BibTeX failed for some reason FATAL texify - Source: ...
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MiKTeX: can't install glossaries. “mfirstuc.sty not found”

I know, this question has already been asked but none of the solutions work for me. I've put the packages mfirstuc and glossaries in my preamble but I get an error: ! LaTeX Error: File ...
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Error with BibTeX when compiling in MiKTeX

I recently installed MiKTeX on my laptop, and when I try to typeset some of my (old) TeX files, all my references show as [?] in the pdf. I get the following error message from the console: Sorry, ...
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Problem with pdfcrop on Windows 10

I've been using pdfcrop (MiKTeX) from time to time without problems. But I recently moved to a windows 10 machine and now I get an error when pdfcrop is executed: The error shown is: ...
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After recent updates, bibtex/texify no longer work with my custom .bst file

I'm using the TeXworks editor, version 0.4.6, with MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit. Other people relying on my .bst file started complaining it no longer works. I tested it this morning and it was fine; I then ran ...
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MikTeX 2.9 does not respond under Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

Two weeks ago I installed MiKTeX 2.9 64 bit on my laptop with OS Windows 10 Pro 64 bit. When working a while on a document (article) MiKTeX all of a sudden no longer responds. This invariably happens ...
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In Miktex (Latex), how do I rotate figure and fill the entire page with it?

I have a horizontal (say A3 page) .eps figure which I want to import into Miktex generated text, rotating it so that it will fill the entire A4 page rather than occupy only it's say 30% when imported ...
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The directory when you install TeXnicCenter

My whole problem started when I upgraded Adobe Reader to the version DC, it crashed down my LaTeX, I replaced the DC version by the older one. I remove MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter and installed them ...
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.synctex.gz(busy)

I am trying to compile a tex file using texstudio. All settings/configuration seem to be OK. I am using a local repository with all packages I need. However, when attempting at compiling I get this ...
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Having trouble using fontspec package with LuaLaTex in TexWorks

I am trying to compile the following code in TexWorks with LuaLaTex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} It works without the line: ...
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mpm manual installation, file failed verification

I am trying to install packages manually from a local folder with MikTeX. I have a folder with files downloaded from CTAN like: folder/ biblatex.zip pgfplots.tar.lzma acronym.tar.lzma ... ...
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MiKTeX and new package signchart [closed]

I noticed that the 2/2/2016 update of the MiKTeX package repository has a new package, signchart. I updated my MiKTeX distribution, but the signchart package is unavailable. Is there a delay between ...
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Bug causing undefined control sequnce error with XeLaTeX, unicode-math and XITS Math [duplicate]

I am suffering from a bug in unicode-math whose TeX Live solution I have found, but I am using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows. Updating all eligible packages in MikTeX hasn't helped. The following "MWE" ...
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No pdf is being produced while using moderncv (most likely because of special icons)

I'm trying to write a résumé using modern CV. The problems I encouter are strangely similar to those tackled here. I tried the solution suggested there, to no avail, hence this post. Here is what I am ...
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10 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000)

can someone explain me the message that appears in PDF statistics log file, if it is important how to avoid it ? 10 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000) I am using ...