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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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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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Start package manager in Windows 10

In Windows 10 there is no Start → Program anymore so this method doesn't work anymore. Can you tell me the path of the package manager? I can't find it.
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How to use \graphicspath on Windows? (Miktex)

On Linux, to specify a path to use across the document with \includegraphics I simply use \graphicspath{{/home/John\ Francis/Desktop/Report/Pictures/}} I am currently using a Windows machine and ...
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MikTex 2.9 fails to install on windows 8.1

I tried to install MikTex 2.9 on windows 8.1, but the operation failed with the following error: MikTex setup wizard The operation failed for some reason Details: C:\Program Files (x86)\MikTex2.9\...
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Texworks is not compiling!

I've installed the MikTeX and Texworks in a new computer, but when I run my project here it doesn't work... The error message that I got is the following: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" ...
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Compilation problem with miktex 2.9 on windows 8.1

I install MikTeX 2.9 on my Windows 8.1 but compilation always fails. Which version of MikTeX is compatible with Windows 8.1? when i launch a document compilation, i always have the error message ...
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pdflatex claims it is missing MiKTeX209-core.dll

I am using Win8.1 with all updates and Winedt 9 and when compiling using the Winedt console, I get the following message:impossible to start the program because MiKTeX209-core.dll is missing. Please ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 (from proTeXt) fails to install on Windows 8.1 (x64) with the following error: Windows API error 2

MiKTeX 2.9 (from the proTeXt DVD) fails to install on a fully patched Windows 8.1 Pro (x64) with the following error: --------------------------- MiKTeX Setup Wizard --------------------------- The ...
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How to execute commands with TeXnicCenter (MiKTeX, Windows)?

A very basic question: I am a beginner using MiKTeX with Windows (8.1). I only know how to edit and compile with TeXnicCenter. Now and then I learn from this very helpful TeX-forum that it is ...
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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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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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Caption position in LaTeX

I have a figure in which i have labelled axes manually. \begin{figure}[H] \centering \setlength{\unitlength}{0.1\textwidth} \begin{picture}(5,3.5) \put(-0.1,0.1){$0$} \put(-0.1,3){$1$} \put(-1....
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How to compile latex even when pdf is open in windows using MiKTeX?

In Linux, you can edit the source .tex file and on compilation the changes reflect in the pdf file even if pdf file is open in some pdf viewer. I tried this on kile. But the same doesn't happen in ...
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LyX say that no classes are available

I'm using LyX for some Maths coursework, I've installed LyX with MiKTeX twice now (re-installed after first encountering this problem) but I'm still getting the same problems. Basically none of the ...
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Starting Wiley Template

I have downloaded the Wiley Book Style template, moved the complete file to my latex folder, then extracted the zip. Upon trying to generate a PDF, using MiKTEX, for w-bksamp.tex I return the error ...
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gnuplottex with windows 8.1

I am having difficulties setting up my system right in order to add the gnuplottex abbility. I followed this tutorial: adding gnuplot capability to latex and also used the mwe posted in this thread. ...
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How to get bibtex working

I am new with LaTeX and MiKTeX, so the answer may be very simple. Tried several things, copy pasted some examples, but can't get it. .Tex file \documentclass[]{report} \usepackage{times} \usepackage[...
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How to Save the Changes of File

I am using MikTeX and TeXnicCenter. This is intended to save the file changes. How to compile the LaTeX files, for example file.tex, to be indexed pdf files. For the first time will be compiled ...
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YAP: Permission denied after recompilation

Some time ago I installed MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXnicCenter 2.0 beta (64bit) and YAP 2.9.4206. Since then I've had a problem with recompiling. That is, if YAP is already running and displaying my .dvi-file,...
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Cannot install \usepackage{url} [closed]

Can you just guide me out with how to install package from the MiKTeX Package Manager. I cannot install it.
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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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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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Problem updating miktex - arctrl-bin

My miktex (32 Bit) 2.9 installation (on windows 7, 64 Bit) doesn't update (GUI and console). I recognized the problem first on 2013-07-01. It seems to be caused by the package miktex-arctrl-bin-2.9 as ...
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epstopdf : “No appropriate script or program found: epstopdf”

I have a paper I am trying to submit to a journal, but my advisor is unable to get it to compile on his computer. He has Windows XP. It compiles on my Mac, and I also compiled it on Windows Vista (...
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How do I install TikZ into my MiKTeX

How do I install the TikZ package to my current MiKTeX?
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Updating MikTeX fails: “Windows API error 5: Acces denied.” [duplicate]

I've been using the "basic stuff" from LaTeX for slightly more than a year for university, but now I try to use a template from LaTeX Templates. When I try to compile the downloaded TeX file, I get a ...
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dvips has problems finding a font

The following mystery/error baffles me. OS: Windows 7 SW: MikTeX 2.9.3888, WinEdt 7.0 Problem: While running divps, the following messages appear in the console Trying to make PK font ecbx1200 at ...
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memoir download

I'm having trouble with the memoir template in LaTeX. Each time I build PDF with pdflatex, at the very beginning of the compilation it somehow tries to request something from the web, which isn't even ...
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Problem regarding Latexdiff, Perl and MikTex 2.9 on Win7 [closed]

I try to implement this interesting solution for latexdiff and multiple files. There are other questions regarding missing perl scripts but I cannot relate them or their solutions to my problem (i.e. ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `chronology.sty' not found

I'm trying to make a time-line using the chronology package, but get the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `chronology.sty' not found. Here's what I have, using an example I found on StackOverflow: \...
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Compiling *.ins files in MiKTeX 2.9

I am trying to install the hieroglf package on my PC. I am running MiKTeX 2.9. When I try to run latex hieroglf.ins I get an error message indicating that the file can not be found. I know the file ...
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Sweave: run a bat file in Windows 7

When I run a RNW file inside RStudio compilation is working. But when I try to run the same RNW file through a BAT file, compilation is not working. I am a Win 7 user, using MixTex... Actually my ...
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MiKTeX, nomencl - Couldn't find input index file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using package nomencl I was searching for this problem on this webpage and I found several related questions, however, with no accepted answer. I hope this entry will help ...
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How to replicate TeXify / Yap current page display behavior with PDFTeXify / Adobe Reader?

After TeXify finishes, Yap displays the same page it was on prior to the TeXify. How do I replicate this behavior with PDFTeXify / Adobe Reader so that it displays the same page I was on prior to ...
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How to set -dAutoRotatePages#/None in MikTeX

I'm using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I understand one needs to tell GS explicitly not to auto rotate pages by supplying: -dAutoRotatePages#/None as parameter to ps2pdf (or gswin32c, as indicated ...
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How to install titlesec and secsty packages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update my TeX distribution? How can I change the package repository? Please help me to install packages. When I install the options for random repository package ...
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GSView Open file's Error: /invalidfileaccess in /findfont

I use GSview to open a .ps file and got errors as: GSview 5.0 2012-01-17 GPL Ghostscript 9.05 (2012-02-08) Copyright (C) 2010 Artifex Software, Inc. All rights reserved. This software comes with NO ...
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What hyper referencing package is compatible with MiKTeX 1.20e?

I am looking for the basic functionality of the hyperref in a package that would be compatible with MiKTeX 1.20e. (This is needed for uploading files to an organization which supports MiKTeX 1.20e but ...
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Different color display between Adobe Reader and Yap

Today I have been realized some drawings for my scientific article using PGF. After converting the DVI to the PDF file I have noticed that my grid which has been supposed to be gray was somewhat ...
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Are there any good video tutorials for protex?

I just downloaded and installed MikTex and TexMaker today, and was wondering if you have any advice. I'm starting to read through various wikipedia tutorials, and other guides, but videos would be an ...
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beamer class on MikTex2.9

I'm having a hard time getting MikTex ready to produce \documentclass{beamer} Documents. The MikTex-package-manager says that "beamer" is already installed. I de-installed and installed it again, ...
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pgf install error - MiKTeX [closed]

i have this code taken from another question trying to produce a tree: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} \begin{document} \tikzset{edge from parent/.style= {draw, edge from parent path={...
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MiKTeX and Sphinx : problems on complex TeX output

I've installed the complete package of MiKTeX 2.8 because I have to manage the PDF rendering of a TeX file generated by Sphinx 1.0.4 (Python 2.6) from a ReST source file. I underline that the HTML ...
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Xelatex/LuaLatex build problem at Texmaker 4.5 in windows

I want to build with Xelatex, I run it by selecting Xelatex from the drop down menu. and it gives ! Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex"!! The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX ...
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Sharing documents with setmainfont breaks MikTeX's on the fly package installation

When I share a document that uses fontspec's \setmainfont and the other person hasn't got the used font installed, they get an error. If the other person is using MiKTeX they are used to packages ...
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MikTeK doesn't show an updated package

There is a new release of a fancytabs package. It can be seen in the mailing list and in this CTAN mirror. However, when I try to Update MikTeX (both Admin and non-admin - following advice in How do ...
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pgfsys-luatex.def'' not found error on Miktex with lualatex after updating [duplicate]

I updated Miktex last night, selected update all (as admin and also as user). Now I get an error ! Package pgf Error: Driver file ``pgfsys-luatex.def'' not found.. Here is the full screen log >...
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Cannot install any package using Miktex update manager

when using Miktex update manager, when I click install on any package, it open downloading windows but nothing happens, then the error report shows without a comment or message, just like that ...
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How to install natbib in MIkTeX

How can I install the natbib package for bibtex in MikTex. I already got the package from https://www.ctan.org/pkg/natbib but cannot find instructions to install within MikTeX.