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Windows API error 1392 using hyperref

When I compile the following very M(N)WE with pdflatex I get the error message pdflatex: Windows API error 1392: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable. pdflatex: Data: C:\Program Files ...
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Labeling in Mathematica to match the font size same as in LaTeX

I have some plot Plot[a, {a, -6, 6}] I need to use it in Latex. However the problem is that labeling text style in Mathematica does not match with LaTeX text. So what I do, I copy the figure ...
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What is the preferable setup for MiKTeX to keep all packages up-to-date easily?

By default, MiKTeX is set up for all users to the folder C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9 However, packages added on-the-fly go to the folder C:\Users\CurrentUser\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9 (in case of ...
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saving output as .eps

How to save output of LaTeX file as .eps file rather than .pdf? I want to put a figure in LateX file and enter some text in it. Then I want to save output as .eps format rather than in form of .pdf. ...
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Problem in MikTex while I'm installing mh package

I'm trying to install mh package with MikTex Package Manager in windows. When I try to install it, i find thid error: Unknown archive file size. What is the problem? I've installed also other ...
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How do I redefine the QED symbol to be a Unicode character?

I want to redefine the default QED symbol to be some Unicode character from the big list, e.g. 26C4, a snowman. I wrote this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} ...
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MiKTeX - error creating format for platex

I'm trying to add platex/pdfplatex to MiKTeX, but I can't seem to do it right. These are my steps: Enable the format (uncheck exclude) Rebuild (which fails) I don't understand what the ...
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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){$1$} ...
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Problem when running babel

I am using babel installation (used Miktex 2.9 package manager to install) and the Culmus MiKTeX package (retrieved from http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html) ...
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Problem with \subfloat after re-installing MikTex

This summer I wrote my thesis (with a lot of this sites help). Last week I "renew" my computer and installed Latex again (MikTex and Texmaker). Since then I cannot run my code anymore. I always get ...
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problem with EPS format in output PDF file [duplicate]

I have a problem with EPS format. My miktex cannot produce EPS format to the output pdf file, although I have no problem with other format like JPG or PNG. I use miktex 2.9 64-bit and winedit 9. I ...
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How to make XeLaTeX display nothing except warnings and errors? [duplicate]

When I run XeLaTeX XeLaTeX --max-print-line=2048 --c-style-errors --interaction=nonstopmode "C:\Report.tex" I get this output This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) ...
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miktex - anaconda/python - nbconvert notebook to pdf error [duplicate]

I have the anaconda environment for python development. i installed pandoc, and miktex (for all users). When i try to convert my notebook using : ipython nbconvert notebook.ipynb --to latex --post ...
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how create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot [duplicate]

I am new in latex and i want to create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot just like the one below.I am using biblatex and natbib on texstudio any other useful package is well. Please any ideas
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Making MiKteX pdflatex on Windows available to cygwin

I currently have a project with a workflow that uses pandoc in its Makefile to convert text from Markdown to LaTeX to PDF. This requires that a LaTeX engine be present in my path, or specified with ...
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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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Compiling tex file using pdflatex and cmd - strange behavior [duplicate]

I'm have a really strange problem here. I have a tex file which I compile to a pdf file using the pdflatex.exe which comes with MikTeX. The Problem is now that it seems a problem when the tex-file ...
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MiKTeX class not found

I have to use a custom document class for my bachelor thesis but can't get it to work. I followed the MiKTeX manual on how to integrate local additions but without avail. What I did: move the class ...
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Trouble updating pgfplots on Windows/MikTeX

I'm trying to update to a newer version of pgfplots, preferably v1.12. I'm currently using v1.7. First, I opened Update (admin mode) with MikTeX and it didn't have any updates for pgfplots. Then I ...
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Installing pgfcore.sty

There is a problem with installing pgfcore.sty file for the beamer package. This file can not be installed from the internet (TeX says file not found) and when I plug this file manually into the ...
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Multiple builds at once

I'm currently using following combination: the latest TexnicCenter (2.01 Stable 32bit) MiKTeX 2.9 32 bit (all packages updated) pdflatex.exe biber (instead of biblatex) My problem is, that if a ...
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How can I fix the error “GUI framework cannot be initialized” with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX?

I don't know what I've done, but all of a sudden I am unable to compile any document which uses the geometry package. Minimal (non)-working example: \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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How to add corresponding authors footnote in a two column title page elsevier

I wonder how to create corresponding authors footnote in a title page, in a two column format of elsevier, knowing that I use the elsevier template suggested for this journal. I work on shareLatex. I ...
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pdflatex cannot find my .tex file

For some strange reason pdflatex.exe apparently can't find the .tex file I'm trying to process in the Windows terminal. I open the terminal, navigate to the appropriate folder and enter the ...
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Error building MikTeX format “csplain”

I am trying to build new MikTeX format "csplain". The reason is that after unpacking MikTeX portable csplain is not enabled by default. The sequence of steps can be seen in following screenshots: 1. ...
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“Windows api error 5” when trying to install MikTex [duplicate]

I tried to install basic-miktex-2.9.5105 (system: Windows 7), but always got the error message "Windows API error 5: Access denied info: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe". I ...
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TexStudio won't compile

I just installed protext for my win 7 (64bit) OS. I have mixtex sucessfully installed and TeXstudio. For some reason I can't compile documents with TeXstudio. If I write minimal tex document and ...
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Bit information

I have MikTeX 2.9.4533 installed in my computer. Is it 64 bit software or 32 bit? How will I find out whether an application installed is 64 bit or 32 bit supporting? I have 64 bit machine. The editor ...
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Can openout handle a filename with spaces?

With pdflatex, can \openout handle a filename with a space in it? (We're using MiKTeX and our users seem to think it's clunky to restrict them in this way. We also have tons of legacy TeX files and ...
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Why does \jobname give asterisks/stars instead of spaces, and how do I fix this?

When I LaTeX a file named test 1.tex with the code \edef\temp{\jobname.txt}\show\temp, I get > \temp=macro: ->test*1.txt. This seems to work fine with LaTeX's internal commands, but if I then ...
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How to apply aux directory to MiKTeX: putting *.aux files in separate folder

This is a rookie follow up question to the question here: Need *.aux file in separate folder The answer says: "In MiKTeX you can additionally set --aux-directory=dir which will put only the auxiliary ...
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how to add a reference with two parts in Bibliography in Latex?

For normal case I was using @article{abc, Author={ Author}, Journal={J. Physics}, Number={1}, Pages={1}, Year={1900} } The result is Author. J. Physics. (1):1,1900. ...
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TeX engine can't write on hidden aux files in Windows

To make my latex folder clean, I tried to hide all auxiliary files with the following DOS command: attrib +S +H *.aux ...... attrib +S +H *.toc But when I tried to compile my latex file again, ...
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Install make4ht with MiKTeX

I am trying to install make4ht on a system running MiKTex. The recommended instructions ...
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.bbl clears itself after compiling

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 with pdfLaTeX, MakeIndex and BibTeX and I'm trying to create a bibliography at the end. Here is my problem: I put the sources into my bibliography (it is in a separate ...
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Problems rendering BeamerTex Postscript specials in WinEdt 6.0

I have a beamer .tex file which I know works perfectly on TexShop. However, when I texify the same document on WinEdt 6.0, the document does not display properly. No images appear, and anytime I try ...
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\newcommand in imsart package

I am currently using the imsart package provided by http://www.e-publications.org/ims/support/ims-instructions.html However, it seems the pdfLatex/Latex/pdfTex/pdfTexify compilers cannot read one ...
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Why does the same TeX file generate PDF file with different page margins?

I installed MiKTeX and Texmaker on office and personal computers, but the two computers generate different top page margins .pdf file using the same .tex file? The office computer generates the ...
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How to manually configure TeXstudio for Windows in the CTAN package “ProTeXt-3.1.4-020114.exe”?

I just downloaded MiKTeX and TeXstudio from CTAN as a zip file ProTeXt-3.1.4-020114.exe I then installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio. But the TeXstudio can not compile/build/view after I created/save a ...
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Quick build options in Texmaker

I'm working with Texmaker 4.1 and Miktex 2.9. My document consists of 4 files, 3 section tex-files and 1 main tex-file. When working in the sections it always upsets me that I have to change the view ...
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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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LaTeX compiling very slow when internet is connected [closed]

LaTex compiler in my system taking unusual time to build pdf when connected to internet. But it is running normally when PC is not connected with internet. Mine is MiKTeX 2.9.5105, windows 32 bit ...
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Installing Mathematica Fonts in MikTeX

I would like to use Mathematica fonts with pdfLaTex in Miktex, but I'm having trouble installing them. I have only found guides as to how to install them in TexLive and I don't know how to alter the ...
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Problems installing MiKTeX

I have managed to download the ProTeX package and install TeXstudio. However, I keep failing in installing MiKTeX. (I have tried to download it several times from different places to insure that it ...
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Tikz Externalize with LualateX - Fontspec?

There are several questions already posted about issues externalizing tikz with the Lualatex engine. However, most of these are dead ends with no correct answer. The reasons for externalizing are ...
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Problem with using TikZ in Texmaker

I seem unable to use any TikZ command in Texmaker. Whenever I use such command, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,or ...
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basic intro question [duplicate]

I am a total newbie. I've installed MikTex 2.9. But I have no clue how to actually use this. What I am looking to accomplish is use the "convert" command to adjust pdf documents that I see referenced ...
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How to install arara with MiKTeX / Windows?

Arara is a tool to automate your LaTeX workflow. It comes pre-installed with TeXLive 2012. However, I could not find any reference on how to install it on MikTeX / Windows. In the documentation it ...
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miktex-makemf: The source file could not be found

I m trying to compile file using TeXworks. I use fithesis class because its pre-set class by my university for creating documents. \documentclass[12pt,oneside,final]{fithesis} \usepackage[latin2] ...
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MikTeX 2.9, install packages on the fly?

I set the Install Packages on the Fly setting to Yes and try to compile my document in Texmaker, but I still get the error File [...] not found, where [...] is the package I need. Basically, I need to ...