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When I add table of contents, I get an error but when I remove it, it works fine

\documentclass{article} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{0} \setcounter{tocdepth}{4} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{ {images/}} \title{PYTHON RANDOM TESTER (PRAT) MODULE CODE: COM3600} ...
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Texmaker and Polish template

I have downloaded the template for our diploma from my university website Zip file here. The problem is I cannot compile it on my PC (Win 7) with MiKTeX and Texmaker. Funny thing is I did compile it ...
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Running Two Versions of TeX - Is It Possible?

I currently am using Tecniccenter with Miktex, and creating conventional LaTeX files. I would like to learn Context. I have read on the contextgarden.net site that it is not advisable to to use Miktex ...
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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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MikTeX 2.8 Update Error “Windows API error 87”

I was happily updating packages when the following error appeared: Error: Windows API error 87: The parameter is incorrect. The full update report with this error at the very end is as follows: ...
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MyriadPro and MiKTeX (FontPro)

I tried to install Myriad Pro as described by FontPro (XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX aren't an option) because I couldn't build the files via cygwin and used GNU/Linux to build all necessary files and copied ...
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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 ...
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Problem with texindy under miktex2.9 with portable perl interpreter

I want to use miktex's texindy with portable miktex and portable perl interpreter (Win8.1). Fist: I create texindy.bat @echo off REM batch file to run "texindy.exe" after adding path to portable ...
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socket failed in tcp_connect [closed]

I have the same problem as this guy. All the screenshots are applicable to me too. However, he seems to have solved it by putting in his proxy details. I am not behind a proxy for sure. I have ...
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Long filename causes crash after compilation

xxxxxxxxxxxx.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} LaTeX/MiKTeX compiles the file just fine, but it crashes at the end: When I shorten the file name, then the ...
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Problems on Latex compiler Errors

File mfirstuc.sty not found. \RequirePackage, Any one can help me how to fix this error. I am importing all packages but I don't know what's going on?
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MikTeX problem after last update

After my last update on May 20th 2014, the Miktex Update Wizard give me this error: The `.tmp` file could not be parsed. Details: C:\User\xxx\AppData\Local\Temp\mik13840\pstool.tmp I think ...
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problems installing MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 10 (64 bit)

I am trying for a couple of days now to install MiKTeX 2.9 but every time i'm starting to download the files on my laptop (currently running on win 10) it tell me : the operation could not be ...
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\usepackage{graphicx} breaks document in Texmaker / MiKTeX

I use Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 7. So far everything worked fine during the creation of a 30+ pages document. Now I would like to include one JPG, but as soon as I \usepackage{graphicx} the ...
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\usepackage{glossaries} won't work after Miktex-Update/-Reinstallation

I'm struggeling with the same error described in this post Problems on Latex Compiler Errors. Here's an MWE \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{glossaries} \begin{document} Lipsum \end{document} ...
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TeXStudio and MiKTeX Portable - Could not start command

I have a problem with my TeXStudio. I am using a portable version (2.9.4) together with the latest MiKTeX. Everything used to work just fine and now that I have to finish my work from home instead of ...
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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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Cannot re-install MikTex on Windows 7

I uninstalled MikTex 2.9, 64 bits, because TexMaker 32 bits was not working properly. I uninstalled both MikTex and TexMakder but I cannot install MikTex (32 or 64 bits) on my Windows 7 system ...
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How to reduce number of hyphenation patterns preloaded in MikTeX?

MikTeX comes with 69 languages preloaded as reported at compilation time: This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (preloaded format=xelatex 2015.11.9) 13 NOV 2015 10:35 ...
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Download MiKTeX + all packages

I would like to know where I could find an installer for MiKTeX embedding all existing LaTeX packages (if it exists). I am going to install LaTeX on a computer which will not ever be connected to ...
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Miktex pdflatex no longer compiles pstricks commands

I have been using MikTex 2.9's pdflatex for several years with sample code similar to: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-all} \begin{document} ...
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Windows API error 5: “Access is denied” when trying to compile TikZ picture

I installed PGF but are unable to compile the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) --(1,2); \end{tikzpicture} ...
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MiKTeX - broken package combination fontspec / expl3 [duplicate]

I have some problems after installing the latest 64bit-MiKTeX as well as the latest packages through the package manager. It seems that there is a problem with the combination of fontspec and expl3 ...
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pdfTeX error font ppl8r not found

I am receiving the following error message from pdfTeX: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file pplr8r): Font pplr8r at 600 not found ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced! when I ...
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Spelling syntax colouring

Is there a way to change the syntax colouring for spelling in TexWorks? Currently red for comments and underlined red for mispelled words doesn't really stand out.
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Using TeX in a report generator - Legal question

I would like to be able to generate a (dynamic) report automatically using TeX. My proposed solution is simple: A user clicks a button and The apropriate TeX code is generated (on runtime) and saved ...
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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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I installed TeXStudio and MiKTeX in the wrong order. How can I do a clean install again?

So i am a noob at any kind of TeX. I quickly wanted to get up and running and downloaded protex.exe. I installed TeXStudio first, then MiKTeX, which is obviously wrong. The problem is that when you ...
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Could not start the command pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I am using TexMaker Texmaker 4.5 (compiled with Qt 5.2.1 and Poppler 0.26.5) I am trying to create and compile one simple file. But when I am trying to "Quick Build" , I get one error window with ...
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glossaries installation issue [closed]

I am having issues with installation of glossaries using MikTex and TexnicCentre on my PC (laptop is OK!). My log files says: INFO latex - running 'initexmf --quiet --update-fndb' to refresh the ...
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How to Fix MiKTeX209-net-log4cxx.dll?

I have a problem after updated package LaTeX from MikTeX Update and this screenshoot like this : How to Fix it ?
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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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What are the advantages of TeX Live over MiKTeX?

I have been using MiKTeX for a couple of years. I don't know whether it is "wise" to insist on using it. Could you give me a list of advantages of TeX Live over MiKTeX?
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pspicture-eps picture

I am having problems to compile eps picture and pspicture to Pdf simultaneously. I am using Miktex 2.9-winedit32. I tried Latex-dvips-pspdf and it gives me an error. I would like to know if there is ...
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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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MikTex error with pdfLaTex

I've update my glossary package in MikTex Update (Admin) folder. Also, I've adjusted the settings in the Setting (Admin) Folder. However, I get the following error: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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TeXworks pdflatex compilation does not work because of babel

I'm a new user, and I would like to convert my latex file to a pdf, but I had some problems. So, I tried to do it, but on my screen appears a message saying the following: The required file ...
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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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Error Unable to update the static FcBlanks

After an update with MikTex 2.9 (Windows 7) I have the problem that some fonts are garbled. Running xelatex displays Unable to update the static FcBlank and I get the same error with the following ...
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Providing a local package repository on a web server

We have some problems with installing TEX packages due to firewalls and strict IT-regulations in our organization, and I'm trying to overcome some of the issues by offering the necessary MiKTeX ...
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How to use an unlisted CTAN mirror URL in MikTeX?

Is there any way to manually enter the URL of a CTAN mirror in MikTeX, if that URL is not part of the official repository list? Unfortunately company guidelines won't allow me to run an official ...
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TeXStudio and GSview problem: file .ps does not exist

I have updated TeXStudio and now, when I compile, all work without errors. But If I "compile and view" or simple "view" The answer is: File 'path\paper.ps' does not exist from GSview. Till ...
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Package tab on MiKTeX Setting does not show the list of package

After installing MikTeX, when I open the Package tab on MiKTeX Setting I get this: and when I clik OK button I get this: Changing Package Repository gives the same. MiKTeX version as written in ...
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Computer crashes when trying to install MiKTeX

So, I recently had to format my computer because of an unexpected error, and LaTeX got deleted during the process. After that I tried to reinstall MiKTeX, but the installation program crashes whenever ...
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Cant find package Roboto font [closed]

To get things to look according to the house style defined by the university they've created a latex style. I'm trying to implement this but get the error: File `roboto.sty' not found. \RequirePackage ...
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Miktex Windows API error 32

I am trying to install the glossaries package but it keeps failing with error 32 (file in use). There is no other process using the file, unless miktex itself uses separate processes to download and ...
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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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How to fix “LaTeX Error: File `somepackage.sty' not found”?

I am using TeXworks 0.4.5 r1280 with MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 64-bit. When I add \usepackage{datetime} and try to typeset the document, I get a dialog window like this: I select "Install", ...
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Configuration of Texmaker to work with MiKTeX Portable

I have MiKTeX Portable on my USB, and I've installed Texmaker on my machine with Windows XP. I cannot find a way to configure Texmaker so that it compiles with MiKTeX portable. It just prompts me ...
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MiKTeX: Two things did not succeed

I installed a new hard drive on my computer this summer and I'm trying to install MiKTeX on it now. There were no problems when I was using my old hard drive. My OS is Windows 8.1. I'm trying to ...