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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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Using texmaker on mac and windows simulataneosuly

I'm a latex novice so forgive my ignorance. I would greatly appreciate any help with an issue I am having. I created a basic template for my university reports and projects, on my mac laptop, with ...
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layout page problem when start miktex

Just installed miktex 2.9.5997 when I try to open a tex file I get the error message Layout problem. can somebody help? thanks
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MikTeX Update wizard not working

I am facing problem to update my MikTeX 2.9 database. I am getting the following error. I changed the mirror sites to others still the same problem. But the Package Manager is working fine. The 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.
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Could not start Default Compiler: PdfLaTeX

I've been using TeXstudio without any problems for a while. Now, whenever I try to compile some documents I get this error: "Could not start Default Compiler:PdfLaTeX: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -...
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compiling problem with MikTeX

I installed MikTeX 2.9a few days ago, and now I don't succeed to convert to PDF most of my documents. I don't think that there is a problem with documents themselves, since I compiled them previously, ...
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Mystery of finding a class file stored remotely

I store all my work files on a remote system, so when I log on to any computer at my institution I can see my files. Previously, when I ran the following .tex file there was no issue. (I am using ...
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How does one get the character “§” to appear in the main document text? [duplicate]

How does one get the character "§" to appear in the main document text?
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Video in Beamer using multimedia package

I am trying to put a video (.mp4 or .avi) in my Beamer presentation, preferably to start on click, using the multimedia package. Code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} \...
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MikTeX: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found after the recent update

I just updated MiKTeX packages in my workstation, and TexWorks gives following error when I try to make pdf: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found The procedure entry point ?WideCharToUTF8@Utils@Core@...
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I downloaded a package because Latex said it needed it, and now my computer keeps crashing [closed]

I am very new to Latex but I have been slogging through teaching myself to use it. Recently I was working on an assignment and I wanted to add a figure to my document (which was an article). I found ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...