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Error in compiling

I'm starting to use latex, my code is \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} The ...
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Where and how to enable '--shell-escape' or '--enable-write18' of pdflatex.exe in LaTeXTools of Sublime Text?

I know how to deal with the problem with the older version of LaTeXTools. But recently LaTeXTools has been updated, which turn out to deprive me of knowing what to do. I use Windows+MikTex, by the ...
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Delete MiKTeX setup files

I just installed complete MiKTeX 64 bit. I noticed the setup files lie in my AppData/Local/Temp folder and it's taking up about 1 GB. Does it contain any important files for MiKTeX to run or can I ...
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MiKTeX: connect failed in tcp_connect [closed]

I already read these threads: 1, 2, 3 and 4 which address the connection error connect failed in tcp_connect(). I found out that the address I can't connect to is 178.77.68.21 but there is nothing ...
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File `datatool.sty' not found [closed]

I am making a latex document with class {article} I want to make a page for glossaries I added the below in my preamble \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage{datatool-base} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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Problems compiling arXiv LaTeX source files

I use LaTeX to write papers. I'm using TeXworks/MiKTeX on a Windows XP computer. When I write the LaTeX code, I can compile it without any problems using "pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX". But if I ...
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Good at using TeX, bad at installing it

I'm hoping you can help out a clueless person. As a former mathematical physicist, I've used Tex or LaTeX to typeset just about everything under the sun. But when it comes to installing the thing, I ...
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TikZ and auto-pst-pdf break Ghostscript

After profiting enormously from other people's questions here, I finally need to ask one myself: since I updated my MiKTeX 2.9 installation a week ago, I can't compile my PhD thesis anymore. I use ...
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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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including .eps figures

I'm trying to include .eps figures in my .tex file (I'm using MiKTeX 2.9). I need to include graphics in this particular way: \usepackage{graphics} % or graphicx ... \begin{figure} ...
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Does pgf 3.0.0 on ctan not have the arrows.meta tikz library?

Ever since upgrading to pgf 3.0.0 and tikz-cd 0.9b, I cannot load the tikz-cd package. The issue seems to be with the arrows.meta tikz library. The following MWE throws up 3 errors and a warning, also ...
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arrows.meta in tikz

I have an up-to-date MikTeX 2.9 installation with tikz/pgf 3.0, but trying to compile \documentclass[tikz,border=0.125cm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \begin{document} ...
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Using latexdiff in MiKTeX

I am trying to use latexdiff to compare two .tex files, producing a .pdf with a markup similar to the "track changes" function in Microsoft Word (see ...
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Font installation in LaTeX: otftotfm mktexupd failed

I'm using otftotfm tools with a Windows/MiKTeX 2.8 installation, when I run something like otftotfm -a --verbose -e ec -fkern -fliga Ubuntu-R.ttf T1--Ubuntu--Regular I receive an error message ...
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LaTeX file compiles on two computers but not on the third [closed]

I have tried to troubleshoot a problem for several days and cannot solve it. I have a LaTeX document that compiles on two computers but not on a third computer. (Other documents have compiled fine on ...
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! I can't find file `pgfutil-common-lists.tex'. \input pgfutil-common-lists.tex [closed]

I've recently run into the following error message that I have no idea on how to resolve: ! I can't find file `pgfutil-common-lists.tex'. \input pgfutil-common-lists.tex It occurs when I use the ...
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What happened to the mzlatex command?

I am using MiKTeX 2.9. I would like to convert a LaTeX file to HTML. I have seen here (http://access2science.com/latex/tutorial_txht.xhtml#x1-50001.2) that I can use the mzlatex command to convert ...
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what is the difference between pctex and miktex?

I've installed basic miktex and it runs nice, but there is another on the website that say pctex available for download, one thing that I know is pctex is trial version or purchase it.
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Setting latexmk or arara on Windows 7 and MikTeX to be used with TeXworks [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7, MikTeX and TeXworks. I would like to set up either latexmk or arara to achieve xelatex processing continuous preview of pdf removal of intermediate file. Kindly explain ...
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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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Missing character 1 in font bbold11

I have a problem with my (freshly updated) MiKTeX installation: I like to use \mathbbold{1} from the bbold package to obtain a blackboard bold 1. This works with TeX Live under Linux, but for font ...
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Installation of TexStudio and MikTex in Ubuntu 12.04 LTE

I was using Microsoft Windows 7 and I had installation of TeXStudioand Latex flavour MikTex. Both were installed according to the instruction in this Ĺink. I developed a document there and now I am ...
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Xindy cannot be executed [duplicate]

Trying to run \makeglossaries after I've already compiled the file with pdflatex gives me the error: **Call to xindy failed*** Check 'settings.glg' for details In the file 'settings.glg' this is ...
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Makeindex warning

During \makeglossaries run I get warning: Process started: makeglossaries "settings" makeglossaries version 2.12 (2014-01-20) added glossary type 'main' (glg,gls,glo) makeindex -s ...
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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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Migrating Texniccenter and Biber to a new computer fails [closed]

I had a running system with Miktex 2.9 and Biber as well as Texniccenter 1 on a W7 machine. Now I bought a new W7 machine and wanted to reproduce the system on this machine. I installed the same ...
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Error when using the tikz package [closed]

When compiling a simple MWE like: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} test \end{document} I obtain an error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.1102 ...
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MiKTeX Path refresh FNDB

I have several cls files and macros in a folder that is set as a root directory for MikTeX in Windows (The files are in C:/localtexmf/tex/latex/Macros and the root directory is set as C:/localtexmf). ...
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PS- to-PK converter has stopped working [closed]

I compile the latex file using miktex, during the preview in yap it shows PS- to-PK converter has stopped working error. There is no problem during compilation. Please suggest me the correct.
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Cannot install MiKTeX 2.9 after a new Windows installation [closed]

I used to have MiKTeX working well. I then recently had to reinstall Windows, hence I have to reinstall MiKTeX. It always stops during the installation and here is the log file: Loading package ...
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Install beamer in Windows [duplicate]

I am new to using LaTeX in Windows environment. Somehow I managed to install MiKTeX 2.9 in my system and the TeXworks editor. Now I want to install beamer. I found this link and installed TeXnicCenter ...
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initexmf error — to increase pdflatex memory [closed]

I am trying to increase main_memory for pdflatex compiler in win7 64. Using initexmf didn't work. This is the error I get: >initexmf --edit-config-file=pdflatex initexmf: Invalid argument. ...
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Tkz-fct can't run in another drive (Windows User)

I try to run tkz-fct in drive D with location D:\latexrun but it can not work. Then I notice that package only run well in drive C as my Miktex location in C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9 and in ...
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I have miktex but it can not recognize the xepersian package

I downloaded Miktex2.9 but when I try to type Farsi(persian) it does not recognize the xepersian package and give an error instead. I need to add the xepersian or other packages to my Miktex please ...
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Figures misplaced in recent version of MiKTeX [closed]

After a MiKTeX update, eps graphs were misplaced and appeared overlap with captions and text in pdf files. They worked perfect in earlier MiKTeX 2.9. Figures in dvi files worked fine as desired. ...
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preview generates error [closed]

when attempting to view a latex document in texniccenter I get MiKTeX Problem Report Message: Some PostScript specials could not be rendered. Data: Error: /undefined in H.S Operand stack: ...
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\graphicspath{<filepath>} Yielding Strange Errors

I am trying to use \graphicspath properly, and am having some issues. I am using MikTex 2.9 64-bit on a Lenovo X230. Here is my code: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} ...
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How can I find out whether I have 32bit or 64bit of MiKTeX installed?

I am trying to debug a problem with biber not being available. I know it's not in 64bit. So I need to find out what the machine's installation of MiKTeX has.
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How to install PGF/TikZ 3.0 in MikTeX?

Currently, the MiKTeX package manager does not know of the latest stable version of PGF/TikZ. I have made an attempt at installing it manually, following Stephan Kottwitz’ answer to question How can I ...
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How to write kanji characters in my document

I'm trying to type some japanese characters in my document. In particular, I'll have to write some movie's name this way: Godzilla (ゴジラ, Gojira, Ishirō Honda, 1954) I sadly found out that I just ...
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Compiler error “save size exceeded”

I have a problem with compiling my thesis. Due to a new plot I inserted, it lo longer compiles. According to this guide, i increased the limits for lualatex as follows: pool_size=5000000 ...
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Cannot use the hobby package with MiKTeX 2.9

I was directed to use the hobby package from a previous question of mine: Drawing a bent path as a loop in tikz However, I just don't seem to get the package to work. Here is an MWE: ...
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includegraphics error when scaling image

I have been using Latex for years now, and consider myself fairly fluent, but this error has me stumped. I am using Miktex 2.9 in Windows 7, and am encountering an error in something that up until now ...
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keyboard issues

Not sure if this problem is due to remote computer access. I am trying to run MikTex remotely. Never done that before. I was trying to convert an ipython file .ipynb to latex using Pandoc. When I ...
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Is there a cross-platform way to acquire the local package installation directory?

I'm making a small bundle of 'package-lets' for my classmates and need an easy way to register my package-lets with the local TeX installation. Only the following distributions will be 'supported': ...
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Problem with natbib installation on Windows 8

I am using Texstudio following it's installation from ProTeXt-3.1.3-060313.exe ona Windows 8 machine. For some reason, when I tried to install natbib, by following the instructions at ...
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package Update failure

I have installed MikTeX 2.9 in Windows. It does not allow to install new package, it fails...Even I tried to update(Admin)...It shows A connection Attempt failed....... A connection attempt ...
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Why can't I use Chinese in MiKTeX [duplicate]

This is my source code of a LaTeX file, I use the package CJK in the editor WinEdt, and MiKTeX, but the display result is bad, it cannot display Chinese characters. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to run MiKTex FNDB on Windows 8?

Apologies for the inane question, but I can't figure out how to run MiKTex FNDB on Windows 8. On Windows 7 and earlier, I simply followed: Start → Programs → MiKTeX 2.9 → Maintenance Of course the ...
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pdfLaTeX does not compile [closed]

I have Texmaker with MiKTeX 2.9. When I tried to run simple code with quick build ("PDFLaTeX + View PDF") such as \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} it starts ...