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After MiKTeX update when using LuaLaTeX: Package pgf Error: Driver file ``pgfsys-luatex.def'' not found

I just updated my MiKTeX instance to the latest packages and am using the LuaLaTeX compiler. Whenever a document relies on pgf I get the following error: ! Package pgf Error: Driver file ``pgfsys-...
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Changing the font style for chapters, sections and subsections

Can anyone please help me change the font style (say the LaTeX font: accanthis) only for the chapter name while the text in the article still has a palatino font (I am using \usepackage{palantino}). ...
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Failing with '=“”' when updating MiKTeX packages

I have some problem with my MiKTeX and I want to now update some packages. But it seems I cannot connect to the server. At the same time, I find I cannot connect to http://miktex.org/ either. ...
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MikTeX installation error, “The member could not bex extracted from the cabinet file”

MiKTeX Setup 2.9.5870 Report Date: Monday, May 09, 2016 Time: 10:28:25 OS version: Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit, Service Pack 3, build 7600 SystemAdmin: yes PowerUser: false SharedSetup: false Setup ...
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PdfLatex stops compilling

when I add 'numbers' option for package natbib and compile files, pdflatex starts compiling and stop at the middle of the processs (and cpu is at 25%), maybe an infinite loop... I'm using MikTex 2.7 ...
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PDFLatex throws errors, undefined control sequence, use of \sortlist doesn't match it's definition, etc [closed]

I recently asked a question about using biblatex, but that didn't seem to be a problem. I now used some code which should work fine, but I'm still getting errors. Here is the code I used: \...
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Problem with installing MiKTeX

I was trying to install MiKTeX 2.8.35553 and landed up with the following error. Can anybody tell me the exact installation source ? Thanks in advancce...
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MiKTeX and initexmf - Change user root priority without using settings GUI

When running MiKTeX as non-admin, packages get automatically installed in AppData; sometimes, however, you want to manually install a version of a package in another root folder without removing the ...
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LaTeX bug; my text is'nt showing at all [closed]

This is a noob question, but for some reason, after compiling the rest of my document wont show up. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{flushleft} Proof: It suffices to construct ...
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MIKTEX - The XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base source file could not be found. Running ttf2pk.exe

I am trying to build a CV with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. The error is as follows: Trying to make PK font XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base at 720 DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-...
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LuaTeX bug? Abrupt stop

I'm on Windows, with latest and fully updated MiKTeX. I try to compile a document with lualatex test.tex where test.tex is \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} code \end{...
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Where to put plain TeX macros so MiKTeX finds them

I have MiKTeX 2.9 working except it can't find the files (.tex macros) when the source file (always plain TeX) refers to them as in \input mac2 I do have a TDS-compliant directory called \...
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“Wedding” font in plain TeX

I have a plain-TeX source file ready to go that makes a nice wedding program. But I need a script font for the headings. Something like Windows Edwardian Script (Open Type) which comes in a file ...
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Problem with citation in latex Springer journal template

I am writing an article in springer using svjoul3.cls. I have imported all my reference detail to bibfile. Any time use the fallowing command in MiKTeX, I confront with an error. any suggestion? \...
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Setting MikTeX proxy from batch file

I am trying to automate the installation of MikTeX on Windows 7 machines but fail when it comes to proxy definition. Manual definition using the GUI works well, but not the batch file based ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec gives “Undefined control sequence” error after MiKTeX update - volume 2

I have the very same problem as in XeLaTeX with fontspec gives "Undefined control sequence" error after MiKTeX update. But in my case, repeatedly running the two MiKTeX updaters does not ...
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Error: Could not start the command pdflatex.exe

Whenever I work on TeX, first time it works normal and gives output but later it makes problems and can not give output. Mostly it gives error like this "Error: Could not start the command: C:/Users/...
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kpsewhich returns blank line

When I run kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFHOME in the command prompt on Windows 10, a blank line is returned (i.e. two blank lines between the command and the next prompt). It is not an error (kpsewhich ...
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psvectorian package

I work with Miktex2.9 . In a template code I downloaded , their is something called a psvectorian package. i.e. it uses \usepackage{psvectorian} .However I searched the Miktex package manager, but ...
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About error “ could not start default compiler : PdfLaTex ”

Recently I install texstudio. (My mitex is version 2.9) But when I compile the the following popup appears could not start default compiler : PdfLaTex : pdflatex.exe - synctex =1 - interaction=...
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How to include eps figure MiKTeX 2.9, pdfLaTeX, shared Windows computer

I've finally managed to get my file to compile, but the image I want to include isn't showing up. I get a big bit of blank space. Without all the actual text stuff going on, this is what I've got: \...
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Adding a Windows TrueType font to MiKTeX

I just installed MikTeX v. 2.9 I have used MFTI 0.60 with older versions of MikTeX with no problem.. MikTeX 2.9 did away with localtexmf and texmf directories. I tried to figure what to use for ...
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MiKTeX spelling check red underline

I have MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit on a Windows 10, and I can't get the red underline in misspelled words to appear. I tried to install in different folders, but no success. If I right-click on a misspelled ...
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where are the circuitikz keys located within a miktex install?

I am looking for the circuitikz source files in my miktex installation (Windows 7) so I can Use the Source to determine which scaling factors do what. (since there isn't really any specific ...
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ocgbase.sty and ocgx2.sty packages not found

I'm using Miktex 2.9 and texmaker on a windows 7 OS. I'm getting the error message "! LaTeX Error: File `ocgbase.sty' not found. (...)" I found out that installing the ocgx2.sty package would solve my ...
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Glossaries - how to deal with auxiliary files in another directory using MikTeX?

To keep my main folder clean, have redirected the auxiliary files using the -aux-directory=.\auxiliaries command in LaTeX and PdfLaTeX (1). However, when making the glossaries, TeXstudio gives the ...
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Porting MikTeX packages from one PC to another

I am using MikTeX on windows. I have installed lots of packages from online repositories. Now I have a new PC, where i have installed MikTeX again. But I don't want to reinstall all the packages ...
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BibLaTeX not working with MikTeX, TeXMaker [closed]

I am using the latest version of both MikTeX and TexMaker (fresh install about two weeks ago). I am getting very frustrated because I am completely unable to use BibLatex in any of my documents. Here'...
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How to convert pdf to eps

I know that this post provides a windows batch file conversion option, but after I run the batch file, a .cmd UI comes up, and I'm not sure what to do from there. I have tried entering the file name ...
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Tex document not building in new computer (fontspec)

I have a resume written in Tex that was working just fine. I had to change my HD drive due to a problem. I installed Miktex 2.9 and TexMaker again and configured the packages to download and install ...
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I want to compile a figure or a graph, and I couldn´t [closed]

I use the package graphicx; and I couldn´t compile, appear the text: this application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin. Reinstalling the application. ...
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How to use biblatex with miktex and texmaker [closed]

I try to write my thesis with LaTeX. I built a basic template which seems to work. But, now I want to use biblatex for autor-year citations. And this doesn't seem to work in my case. I'm getting ...
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XeLaTeX: mathtools, unicode-math and \text spoil \mathtt

I work on a big XeLaTeX document and encountered a rendering bug(?) with my MiKTeX installation (all packages are updated as per April 10, 2016). Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \...
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How to do clean reinstall?

After updating with the package manager, I can't compile any more, because I get the error "amsmath.sty not found". I'd like to do a complete new install of MiKTeX. I did an uninstall using Windows,...
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BibLaTeX – Remove Year Labels

I started using BibLaTeX with the APA style, and I noticed that if two dates are the same (including n.d.), a label will be added to the year (e.g. 2016b or n.d.-b). I would like to remove these. ...
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LaTeX Error: File `foo.ent' not found

I'm trying to compile the Latex template from there. The template use the endnote packages. When I compile the document I get this error from lualatex: ! LaTeX Error: File `main.ent' not found. ...
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Creating pdf using winshell and latex causes winshell to crash

I am running windows 7 trying to make latex files using winshell. I have used winshell's website and followed their instructions on the error, which was to find the correct directory for latex's ...
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LaTex cannot find user installed packages

I just switched to a new laptop and am having trouble getting a few packages to work on the new machine. I installed Miktex 2.9 basic package and the style files I need to access are contained in the ...
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Permission denied to install algorithm packages

I am trying to install the algorithm-package. I have created a folder in Local Disk C. Then I have copied the following files to the folder: miktex-zzdb1-2.9.tar.lzma miktex-zzdb2-2.9.tar.lzma. In ...
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Custom Build (Sublime Text, Latextools)

I'm trying to customise the build function on Sublime text 3 to include separate outputs for the build files and the pdf. I am using Miktex and xelatex (by adding %!TEX program = xelatex) at the top ...
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Algorithm package not found

I want to use the algorithm-package for writing pseudo code. Yesterday, I downloaded MiKTeX and now I am getting this message. But when I click install, nothing is happening. \documentclass{...
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! LaTeX Error: File `moderncv.cls' not found

I am trying to compile this simple file with the moderncv but I am getting the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File moderncv.cls not found. Then I clicked program --> MiKTeX 2.9 --> Maintenance --> ...
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configuring MiKTeX and asymptote

I recently installed and used MiKTeX successfully on a brand new Windows 10 laptop. However, I had trouble with Asymptote. The first time I ran Asymptote from the command line, I typed this: asy -f ...
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Specific font displays next letter instead of current

Problem is simple, when I write "a" it shows "b" and so on, but only for common letters (for example polish "ń" was left as it should be). Weird thing about it is that only one font in the family ...
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MikTeX: Package installation repair

I was compiling a TeX file with marvosym package - which was not installed in my computer. When it was automatically attempting to install the marvosym package, I force closed the program thinking ...
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PDFTeXify — cannot remove a .synctex file

I use WinEdt 9.1, MikTeX 2.9, and Windows 7 Enterprise SP1. Sometimes when I PDFTeXify my document (main.tex), I get the following error The pdflatex.log entries related to this specific ...
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upgrading MiKTeX to release 2014/05/01

I have the release 2011/06/27 of MiKTeX available on my laptop, but for a manuscript template, the release 2014/05/01 is requested in the warning message. I am worried about losing my old files, if I ...
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Package xparse continues to throw “Support package l3kernel too old”

I tried to compile a (flawlessly working) LaTeX document on a different computer, and suddenly was faced with the above error message printed by the xparse package (after that, many errors follow). I'...
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After failing to install media9, removing package from preamble continues giving error Support package l3kernel too old

I tried to install media9 by putting the following code in the preamble: \usepackage{media9,graphicx} This in order to be able to add sound files to my pdf, as this guy also asked help about. ...
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DVIPNG on MikTex

I know a similar question has been asked before for something want to get DVIPNG for their Iguanatex but it appears the question was never answered. Cannot find dvipng.sty but MikTeX installed package ...