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Figures generate improper text spacing/breaking with IEEEtran and latexrelease package after MiKTeX update

After updating MiKTeX on 23-April-2015, compilation of my TeX files that use the fixltx2e.sty package was broken. According to the LaTeX News Issue 22 article, the fixltx2e package has become obsolete ...
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Adding a custom .bst to TexMaker in Windows

In order to get the required bibliography style for my dissertation, unable to find a correct one, I used makebst to create a custom one. However, I find myself unable to use it, my program just says: ...
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plot not showing legend when used in Miktex

A have density plot in Mathematica as ShowLegend[ DensityPlot[Sin[x y], {x, 0, \[Pi]}, {y, 0, \[Pi]}, Mesh -> False, PlotPoints -> 30], {ColorData["LakeColors"][1 - #1] &, 10, " 1", ...
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newtx seems to require newpx: “cannot open encoding file for reading”

A specific MikTeX installation shows the following error for a document that includes newtxtext and newtxmath: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ntx-ecth-tlf.enc): cannot open encoding file for reading ...
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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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How do I launch MiKTeX

I just downloaded and installed MiKTeX 2.9. But I don't know how to launch MiKTeX. There is no icon on my desktop.
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\newcomand causes failure [duplicate]

im new to Latex, so pleas make explenation easy ;) im working with latest latex version on miktex i tried some \newcommand today and caused an error with this command: \newcommand{\N0}{ n_{0} }. when ...
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Typesetting system question related to amsmath [duplicate]

After consulting the existing questions and answers related to packages for Mathematical Equations, I found this recommendation, given by @cmhughes, advising to use amsmath. After including it in the ...
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Miktex 2.9 error creating fonts

I got a set of Latex files from someone else who, like me, is using Miktex 2.9. When I tried to compile one of them I got the following error. Trying to make PK font mathscr at 480 DPI... Running ...
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bundledoc fails with subfolder paths (MiKTeX)

I would like to use bundledoc mainly in Windows with MiKTeX. However, I encounter a problem with subfolder paths that is annoying. I run the program as follows: bundledoc --config=miktex.cfg ...
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Importing a pdf file that has filled in forms [duplicate]

I have a pdf file myfile.pdf in which I have filled in some forms. I'm trying to include that pdf file in a larger latex document using: \usepackage{pdfpages} ... \includepdf[pages={1}]{myfile.pdf} ...
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MikTeX package manager not installing BibTeX

I am new to LaTeX and I have installed MikTex distribution and I am using Texmaker. When I compile the simple code shown below I get an error: %_________________Preamble ...
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TexStudio Then Miktex Installed in Wrong Order

I installed TexStudio on my laptop without realizing I first needed Miktex (or texlive) I installed Miktex but the paths were not automatically recognized. I uninstalled TexStudios and reinstalled it ...
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LuaLaTeX produces no output

I've decided to switch to LuaLaTeX for superior font support and built-in programming capabilities, but I cannot produce any output. It does not even generate a .log or .aux file. I've come across the ...
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error: could not start the command. lualatex -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I have just installed texmaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 64bit in my laptop. When I use pdflaTeX everything seems to be working fine, however when I try to switch to LuaLaTex I get the message shown in the ...
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Theorem numbering with sub-theorems issue

I have a small project for my mathematics degree and have run up against a small problem. I want to have nested levels of theorems/definitions, for instance in the following code it should produce ...
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Unable to reach MikTeX items from Start Menu

I would like to have MikTeX (the tex compiler) know of a *.sty file for purpose of displaying Stata output. (Basically, I would need to have MikTeX source the a "texmf" directory in which there is a ...
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Figures missing from the list of figures when using hvfloat package

I'm using the hvfloat-Package to include figures. Unfortunately, some of them are missing from the list of figures. As soon as I set the nonFloat option to true, they reappear. As this looks ugly, it ...
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How should I display a png file using pdftex

I has been over 10 years since I needed to display graphics using TeX. Previously I would use: \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} and later something like \includegraphics{Fig_02.png} \hfil Now, ...
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How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt?

I have a problem " How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt ? And my MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \luaexec{ tp=tex.print ...
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Error using beamer package

I'm trying to make a presentation with the beamer package, and my code was working fine yesterday. However today I'm getting a strange error. Below is my LaTeX code, which was working with TeXstudio, ...
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MikTex installing packages into the user's folder

Is it at all possible to configure MikTex to install the packages into the main program folder instead of into each and every user's home folder hierarcy? I appreciate that there may be permission ...
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Show error message when using batchmode

Consider the following MWE (in a foo.tex file): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] \begin{document} \section{Foo} \begin{theorem*} Undefined star ...
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TeXstudio has no commands

Unfortunately I had to reinstall my Windows and I installed MiKTeX using the 64 bit installer and everything went fine including running TeXworks and compiling something (so I assume everything is ...
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Why does Lualatex crash after a recent update?

After updating packages of MiKTEX 2.9 lualatex stopped working. I execute this code: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[] at (0,0) {A}; ...
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How two draw a two-head vector and curly brace in picture environment?

I want to insert a two-head vector, and a curly brace of length of my choice, as shown in figure below in the picture environment and want to put it on the specified location. Unable to find any ...
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Tikz-externalization and portable MiKTeX

I have TeXStudio with portable Miktex 2.9.5105 on Windows 8.1. I'd like to use tikzexternalize and my MWE is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} % \usepgfplotslibrary{external} ...
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MikTeX Update and LuaTeX [duplicate]

Since the Miktex Update yesterday LuaTeX doesn't work any longer. Running from command line, I only get the following output: >lualatex Main.tex This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.79.1 (MiKTeX 2.9 ...
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Undefined error when trying to include .eps

\documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{epstopdf} \begin{document} \includegraphics*[50pt,500pt][400pt,750pt]{figs/ch3/pda_anbn.eps} \end{document} Error says the \includegraphics ...
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Forest causing PdfLatex to run out of memory

I asked this question almost a year ago but did not have much luck. MikTex's PDFLaTeX has been updated since, but the error is still there: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]. Full ...
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Shell Escape in Miktex 2.9 for CSVsimple

I am quite new to LateX and I have been trying for the past few days to do a Shell escape in Miktex 2.9/ TeXworks in my pdflatex+Makeindex+bibtex typesetter so that I could be able to use the ...
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Updating MiKTeX package - newest not found, directory incorrect?

I'm using TeXnicCenter 2.02 and MiKTeX 2.9, and I'm trying to update the 'glossaries' package to the latest version, 4.14. Currently it seems to be 4.12. First, the 'MiKTeX Update' program does not ...
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Should the Roaming directory for MikTex be removed?

I am on a Windows system using MikTeX and TexStudio as my editor. The other day while doing some styling on my scrreprt class it was suggested that I use the new functions from the new KOMA-script ...
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\citeauthor does not work with natbib alpha style

I have this document \documentclass[pdftex,a4paper,twoside,parskip]{scrbook} \usepackage[square, numbers, comma, sort&compress]{natbib} %other packages and stuffs \begin{document} bla bla bla ...
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miktex/xelatex & fontspec

Well I follow the suggestion here. I made sure l3kernel and l3package are activated. And the other two are uninstalled. However the error as described there still exists, so that answer is no longer ...
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How can I tell which Latex (MikTex or TexLive) I have installed on Ubuntu?

I have installed TexMaker, and the compilation works. But my memory is weak and I don't recall which Latex I have installed. All this is too taxing on my memory...
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Microtype causes error in combination with system call LuaLaTeX

I'm trying to plot some figures based on measurements with tikz because the number of data points is to large for LaTeX I'm using a 'system call' to use LuaLaTeX for them. As long I do not load ...
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TeX capacity exceeded despite system call LuaLaTeX [closed]

I'd like to plot some measured values with TikZ, but despite "calling" LuaLaTeX I get the error message that TeX's main memory is exceeded. I can compile the plots under LuaLaTeX but it doesn't work ...
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RStudio Can't Find pdflatex On Windows 7

I'm running RStudio (0.98.1091) and Texworks MiKTeX (2.9 64 bit) on Windows 7. My PATH environment variable is set and includes the complete path to the MiKTeX directory where pdflatex lives: ...
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Use Microtype beta from TLContrib with Miktex [duplicate]

I would like to test Microtype 2.5 (b08) with Lualatex. I've seen here that TLContrib has been cited as a way to get and install this version, but I only found solutions to use it as a repository ...
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inputenc -w- \scantokens \expandafter

Sorry to bother everyone again - this is a followup question to my earlier question: Can openout handle a filename with spaces? (I suppose I can combine this with the earlier question, but this ...
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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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my MiKTeX can't find the package fancyhdr [closed]

I have tried installing it but it just says not found like this LaTeX Error: File `fancyhdr.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) ...
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How do I use the beamer theme beamer 'themem' on Windows with MikTex?

My setup: Windows 7; MikTex 2.9; run from emacs; I do not have administrative rights on my machine (work) and so my packages are installed from a separate flash drive, in line with the advice here ...
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\usepackage{fouriernc} and \usepackage[utf8]{vietnam}

Yesterday, I downloaded MikTex 2.9.5105, 32 bit Version. I tried \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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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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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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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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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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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} ...