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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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Multiple Missing number, treated as zero. and Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). on \section

I'm writing with TeXStudio, and create pdfs with "pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Fallout Equestria - Torn Skies".tex" I updated with the MikTex. Before everything went just fine. ...
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Install Biber in MiKTeX on a 64-bit version of Windows

Update: As of summer 2015 Biber is also included in the 64-bit repositories for MikTeX. There is no need to install Biber manually any more, it can simply be installed via the Package Manager just ...
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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). ...
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installing FontPro (support for Minion Pro, Myriad Pro, & Cronos Pro) with MiKTeX 2.9

The Minion Pro distribution available on CTAN seems to be out of date. One issue with pdftex was reported on this question ($\epsilon$ is undefined using MinionPro). The most up-to-date scripts (see ...
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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 ...
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xeCJK l3-too-old

I started using XeTeX and whenever I use the xeCJK package I get the following error: ! Critical xeCJK error: "l3-too-old" ! ! ! Support package 'expl3' too old. ! ! Please update an up to date ...
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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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ST3, LaTeXTools, No Build System?

I'm getting a No Build System error when I try to build a .tex file. This only happens when I create a new file and physically type the following lines into the file (or when I just try to create a ...
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using Asymptote with Miktek, Texmaker, Windows7, ASYalign undefined

I'm am new to Latex and Texmaker, and loving it. I'm using the MikTek distribution on Windows 7. Now I want to integrate Asymptote figures into my documents. I installed Asymptote from here: ...
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Uninstalling MiKTeX 2.9

I installed MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 7 but I was not able to compile files in Texmaker. Then I installed TeX Live, which is working fine. Now when I try to uninstall MiKTeX from Control panel, it gives ...
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How to use table in right way in ltex using IEEE conference [duplicate]

I have a problem with this code snippet: \begin{table}[!h] \caption{Top three primes accounted by 97\% that support \texttt{DHE\char`_EXPORT}} % title of Table \centering % used for centering table ...
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how to use figures in a right way in IEEE conference [duplicate]

I have a problem in latex and I have searched to solve it but I have got no solution for my problem which is as follows: when I put figures it does not appear in the right place, it often appears in ...
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\makecvtitle doesn't work with moderncv in MiKTeX 2.9 [closed]

I have a problem with the following tex excerpt in relation to moderncv on MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I do not get the title of my CV. "! Undefined control sequence. l.44 \makecvtitle The control ...
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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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Syncing feature between editor and pdf viewer not working

I'm using TeXStudio on Windows 7 with MikTeX. I don't know how to get the "Jump to source" command that appears in the mouse right-click menu, in the pdf viewer, once I compile a *.tex file with Quick ...
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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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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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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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(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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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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MikTex 0 TexWorks - Beamer - BibTex - Show URL in the bibliography [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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Sublime Text 3 LatexTools “Sorry, but texify did not succeed.”

I made an update of my miktex packages MiKTeX update (admin). Now with Sublime Text 3 and LaTeXTools I get the message 2015-12-14 18:41:15,276+0100 FATAL texify - MiKTeX encountered an internal ...
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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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How can I balance uniformity of style files against modularity?

I'm using Windows/TeXworks/MiKTeX, and I would like to have one style file I can use anywhere in any document in my top-level folder. If I want to add a new command or renew an old one, I'd like that ...
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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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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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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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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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How to migrate MikTeX to TeXLive/MacTeX

I was pretty comfortable in using ProTeXt distro of MikTeX (2013) in my Windows-7 netbook. When I switched over to a MacBook, I installed MacTeX, Mac variant of TeXLive (2014). In spite of its huge ...
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MikTeX: Failing to compile in sublime text 3

When I compile in Sublime Text 3, a PDF does not appear, instead I get the following message: shell_cmd or cmd is required [cmd: None] I have already installed Latextools, and i've added SumatraPDF ...
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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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Missing .dll file prevents MiKTeX package manager from opening

I recently installed MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 (64-bit; single-user installation), but shortly after I installed it, the Package Manager stopped opening. When I try to open it, I get the following ...
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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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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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How to reinstall MiKTeX

I want to re-install my MiKTeX distribution on my computer. What would be the most advisable way of doing it? What is the process of uninstalling the previous version safely and installing the new ...
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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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Installation/usage of latexdiff on Windows 7

Description I'm new to both Perl and latexdiff. I'd like to use latexdiff to track changes between versions of my LaTeX documents. However I couldn't get it to work. I have MikTeX 2.9, and ...
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MikTex Crashes on Update

I've recently started writing a long academic paper and some other problems forced me to update MikTex to a current version. I ran the Updater (Admin) several times. Now I have two issues. The ...
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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 ...