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MikTex Download Failure - toptesi.tar.lzma

I try to install Complete MiKTeX 2.9 But there is this: Error: The operation could not be completed because the following file failed verification: C:...\mikTex\toptesi.tar.lzma There is the same ...
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MiKTeX install fails [closed]

I'm trying to install Basic MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 to the default location and I'm receiving the following error: Has anyone seen this issue before? The message says The operation could not ...
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MiKTeX and Perl scripts (and one Python script)

Again and again here on TeX.SX users of MiKTeX ask a question having a problem with a package or included program, where it turns out, that a Perl script is involved, in particular glossaries (because ...
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What is MikTeX?

I want to learn LaTeX. I was looking for some form of software when I found them at http://miktex.org/ It seems like it is free. They say easy to download. However, I don’t usually do stuff like ...
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Installing packages with miktex 2.9

I tried to install the package mathalfa using the package manager (admin), it supposed that clicking on the plus sign everything is done, but when I call the package in my tex file and use the ...
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How to use Xindy with MiKTeX?

As probably widely is known, the indexing tool Xindy is not included in the TeX distribution MiKTeX. Because MakeIndex does not work well with Unicode, but Xindy does, I therefore have a question: ...
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Can't create glossary with glossaries package,Perl Strawberry, error: makeglossaries:Need exactly one file argument [duplicate]

New to Stack Exchange, and using TeX for a week.. Trying to make glossaries work for a larger document, but this even fails with the first example document provided by the glossaries package.. I ...
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Using mathdesign for TeX Live 2012 with TeX Live 2013 and the latest MiKTeX

For some reason, I need the old version of mathdesign (the one shipped with TeX Live 2012) to work smoothly with TeX Live 2013. Ideally, I'd like to be able to switch from one version to the other. ...
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TeXstudio - Make recognition of bibliography changes work with output_directory parameter

I have a problem regarding TeXstudio (on a Windows machine, using MiKTeX) and the output_directory parameter of biber. I changed this parameter together with the pdflatex parameter aux-directory, so ...
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CTAN Mirror Integrity - Miktex Update

Does the Miktex Updater ensure that the downloaded packages from a CTAN mirror are not corrupted in comparison to the original version? When looking up the update log there are messages about a ...
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synctex.gz file is (busy) [closed]

I'm trying to compile my LaTeX file (an article), but I keep getting a Windows API error: my synctex file is busy - the filename has been changed and appended with (busy). I'm using TexMaker to ...
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Set certain fontsize for a certain part of my document

I'm embedding a figure into my document which contains several \put{}-commands to place texts and formulas over the PDF-figure. The code looks of BLA.pdf_tex looks like this: %% Creator: Inkscape ...
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Trying to add the cbgreek package causes TeXstudio and/or MiKTeX to hang (large package download issue)

I am using TeXstudio 2.6.6 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I have recently tried adding the textgreek package to one of my files; this package was not installed, so when I tried to compile my document I ...
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Has anyone managed to use \glossaries with TeXstudio on Windows?

As a new LaTeX user, I have spent some time configuring my system and ironing the usual start-up mistakes. So far, I've been able to compile several documents with indices, graphics, etc. but now I'm ...
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Installing MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8

I'm about to have my students use LaTeX. I'm a Mac user, so a simple install of MacTeX is very straightforward. I'm concerned about students installing MiKTeX on Windows 8 as the system requirements ...
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How can I update the array package? Warning from tabu

I am trying to use the tabu package, but it returns a warning which does not seem like a good sign. Does anyone know how to resolve the following issue? LaTeX Warning: You have requested, on input ...
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The TPM file could not be parsed (MiKTeX) [closed]

Today i wanted to continue working on my paper on a different machine. I installed MiKTex and TexnicCenter the same way i did on my first machine. After loading the project i tried to compile it. I ...
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Add templates to TeXworks

Using TeXworks 0.4.3 r.857 (MiKTeX 2.9) on Windows 7 I am trying to add an arbitrary folder containing a template so that it can be seen from TeXworks's New from Template... option. I can't figure out ...
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Resetting a dictionary in TexStudio/MikTeX

I accidentally "always ignore"d a wrong wrong word. How do I undo it and make the old dictionary clean again?
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Installing the comicsans package to MiKTeX

Consider this question theoretical in nature; an exercise to understand the TDS tree structure better. Assume one were attempting to install the comicsans package, which is part of neither of the two ...
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\printbibliography is always blank (warnings given)

I cannot get a bibliography working using biblatex. Even the most basic example doesn't work. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{refs.bib} @BOOK {KandR, ...
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Error compiling .Rnw in TeXstudio (knitr with PdfLaTeX)

I´ve been trying to get the minimal Demofile for knitr running and compiling in TeXstudio, but I keep getting errormessages. Here´s the info, mybe somebody can help me out about what I´m doing wrong: ...
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Using LaTeX to serve web requests in enterprise

I am looking for a solution to generate pdfs dynamically and serve the web requests. I have a couple of questions: Would it be a good solution to use LaTeX if I get input from web, fill LaTeX ...
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Embedding PDF while rewriting fonts in Latex

I have some PDF-files which I embed as graphic-objects into my latex-project. Those PDFs come from different sources. One I created in Powerpoint myself, then exported to PDF to make it vectorized and ...
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How can one install biber on miktex 64-bit? [duplicate]

I am using MikTex 64 bit. Unfortunetely it has no biber.exe. Is it possible to take biber from, e.g., MikTex 32 bit? If yes, how to do that? I've heard that biber.exe needs perl library.
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\printglossaries is not generating anything for me

I'm using the glossaries package with MikTeX 2.9 (using TeXnicCenter as my editor) and my document is setup as follows: \documentclass[ebook,11pt,openany]{memoir} \usepackage{color} ...
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pdfpages can't find a file that's right there

I'm running Miktex 2.9 on Windows 7, and trying to use pdfpages to put two .pdf files together. I have set up a Miktex root directory at C:\Personal Data\mydirectory, and my .tex file and two .pdfs ...
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Add nomenclature to TeXworks

How do you add nomenclature typesetting tool to TeXworks? I use pdfLaTeX + MakeIndex + BibTeX It produces .nlo file but does not put the nomenclature list in the document.
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How to install MathTime Pro 2 fonts on MikTeX

I have been trying for a long time now to install the MathTime Professional II (mtpro2) fonts on my system. (I am running MikTeX 2.9 under Windows 7, but what likely matters is "recent MikTeX, under ...
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mtpro package installation for MiKTeX [duplicate]

I want to use upright greek letters in times text. I am unable to install mtpro package installation for MikTex 2.9
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makeglossaries call to xindy failed

I'm having trouble getting makeglossaries to run with xindy under MiKTeX. Take example.tex here: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage[xindy]{glossaries} ...
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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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using references inside a table

I am trying to analyse my bibliography in a Tabular way, to obtain the following output: for this, I use the following piece of code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Getting MikTex on Windows 8 to run

I downloaded MiKtex 2.9 for windows 8 64 bit, but I can't find out how to run that software as there is no shortcut on desktop or on the APP page. If any one has used Miktex on windows 8 OS then ...
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Problem with hyperref and bookmark

I use TeXnicCenter 2.02 Stable (32-bit) and MiKTeX 2.9.4533 (32-bit) on a 64-bit Windows 7. I just installed both the 32-bit softwares (uninstalling the 64-bit ones) to check wether the problem was ...
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How do I properly set up Latex-suite in Gvim?

I just installed Miktex, and downloaded Latex Suite latest snapshot. I extracted its files in both C:\Program files (x86)\Vim\vimfiles and C:\Program files (x86)\Vim\vim74 (I'm not sure why I have ...
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Error on including large videos with media9 [closed]

I am trying to include a video of 17MB using the media9 package in a beamer presentation (I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{media9} ...
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Continuous error messages despite positive results when checked with minimal working example! [closed]

I get following error messages, I ran several checks, but just can't figure out where they're comming from! I use MikTex 2.9 and Biber 1.7. These are the error messages: Line255: File ended while ...
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Adding a command to LaTeX file using texify

A program I am using spits out LaTeX tables in LaTeX files (outreg2 command from Stata), which I run using texify to make pdfs of the tables. I crop these tables (using pdfcrop) and embed them ...
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Acronyms & Glossaries not being output in the PDF

I've used glossaries in the past running latest MikTex and Texniccenter on Windows 8.1 and now after 2 year I started to write a new paper using my old template and I got stuck using the glossaries. ...
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Adding command to LaTeX file using texify [duplicate]

A program I am using spits out LaTeT tables in LaTeT files (outreg2 command from STATA), which I run using texify to make pdfs of the tables. I crop these tables (using pdfcrop) and embed them ...
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Latex Error: 'Sweave.sty' not found?

I downloaded the most recent version of Miktex Basic Installer (2.9.5105). After following the Miktex's instructions, I began working through Nicola Satori's Sweave Tutorial. The R portion of ...
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Bibtex files not found in Miktex texify

I want to run texify (the combination of pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX) in the command line, so I can add my own options and don't have to open texworks. To clean up my directory I tried to move the ...
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Problems with fonts

I'm an average user of LaTeX, but not proficiency. I'm trying to learn from book templates I've found on the web, but I get this error message: Trying to make PK font ccicons at 1493 DPI... Running ...
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Using .bib files in central directory in MikTex 2.9 on Windows 7

I am very new at LaTeX, so please bear with me if I am re-posting something. I have found a lot of info online, but nothing simple enough for me to duplicate it. I am trying to set-up my document to ...
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\cupdot gives “Undefined control sequence” with MikTek on Windows 7

I am using MikTek 2.9 on Windows 7. When I try to use \cupdot, in math mode, I get an "Undefined control sequence" error message. Is there a package that I need to include to use \cupdot?
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Install package in MiKTeX

I'm trying to install new packages on my MiKTeX session with the following path: Package Manager(admin) from the menu of my computer --> In the box Name I write the name of the package, let say for ...
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glossaries texstudio and miktex portable

I am not quite sure if this question is on the right sx site but since it is heavily tex related I figured I ask here. My setup consists of a windows machine with texstudio and miktex, both in the ...
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Windows 8, cannot find MiKTeX Options after I unpinned them from Start

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8 and I need to install a package by hand. Looking at their documentation page I copy my input files to the correct directory and then need to register the new package ...
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How do I install LaTeX package on-the-fly on Mac?

I am trying to use the resume document class res.cls but Texmaker is throwing an error that the file is not found. I am new to Mac, when I was using Windows MiKTeX helped me install packages ...