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Justify the “Abstract” in iEEE Transaction computer society

How to justify (both left and right) the abstract in IEEETrans ? when I generate the pdf using the standard template provided by ieee computer society transaction, I get the abstract in the left ...
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How to use Miktex's Xindy package?

Using the package manager one can install a package titled tex2xindy binaries. However, the executable tex2xindy.exe is installed to miktex\bin\x64\internal\ and is thus not added to the system path. ...
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Miktex package installation Dongle TCP failure

Trying to instal tabu.sty -during respository specification as internet - TCP communication problem (using a internet dongle so cannot specify address) any way out?
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You have requested package `moderncvbodyi', but the package provides `moderncvbodyi' [duplicate]

I'm working with moderncv and keep getting the following warnings: C:\Users\USER\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9\tex\latex\moderncv\moderncvheadii.sty: LaTeX Warning: You have requested package ...
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MiKTeX empty remote repository list (connection problem?)

I installed the latest version of MiKTeX 64bit on windows 10. I am trying to change the remote repository without success. The wizard does not show any suggestion as shown in the capture below. I ...
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Start package manager in Windows 10

In Windows 10 there is no Start → Program anymore so this method doesn't work anymore. Can you tell me the path of the package manager? I can't find it.
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Converting .tex file written in TeXShop (on a Mac) to .tex file which compiles correctly in TeXworks

I am currently switching from a Mac to a Windows Pc. My work on the Mac was written with TeXShop, when I open my .tex file with TeXworks (miktex 2.9) ALL letters with accents or hats are replaced by a ...
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How to point miktex to load a moderncv template

My question is related to this one. I have run mktexlsr from a command prompt as administrator and the operation completed successfully. But when I try to compile the CV into a .pdf the following ...
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Segmentation fault: lualatex -recorder

I installed a 64bit MikTeX on Windows 10 and trying to get my tex-files compiling again. I'm using luatex as compiler together with latexmk and a simple latexmkrc file. $pdflatex = 'lualatex %O %S'; ...
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Failed to create pdf file

My sister is currently writing her thesis and at mid work an error occurred at creating the pdf file. Since I don't have that much experience with Latex myself I can't really help her much with it. ...
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Problem with input encoding (?) after MiKTeX update

I ran MiKTeX's update utility today and received >150 updates -- most of them related to the MiKTeX base. Now that I did that, I am not able anymore to compile my TeX document using TeXnicCenter. The ...
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MikTex+LyX .dll error

It all started when I tried to include a new package for MikTex to be used together with LyX. Due to errors in LyX's Reconfigure command (which I needed to use in order for LyX to recognize the ...
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includegraphics throw error with eps file

I want to use the ACM Latex proceeding template available at: http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template I have downloaded all the needed files that are defined on the LaTeX2e section, and ...
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Font not loadable: metric data not found or bad

Okay, I'm having the following issue that resembles an issue other people have reported. But, I haven't seen any problem that is as simple as mine or any solution that's for my operating system. I am ...
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XeLaTeX Polyglossia does not load language

I try to use XeLaTex with localisation to another language, in my case German. But when I compile the following minimal code \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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Latex Error: Command crashed: biber.exe

I am getting an error when running Bibliography on Windows 10, using MikTex 2.9 and TexStudio 2.10, running biblatex 3.1 and biber 2.2, all 64 bit. Process started: biber.exe "MWE" Error: Command ...
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png, jpeg, etc not being found

I just did a clean install of windows 10, and I'm trying to get latex up and running again. I just installed the basic MikTex 2.9 package and TexMaker. I gave MikTex the authority to install ...
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Error: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution

I just installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio. I opened TeXstudio and recieved the following message when I tried to compile: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution e.g. MiKTeX or TeX Live, ...
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No file error when including png image

Installed MikTex2.9 from scratch on Windows and started getting an \syntaxerror from gs for the below png image. MWE: \begin{figure*}% ...
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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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Windows 10 - MikTex 2.9 FATAL miktex-maketfm - No creation rule for font jkpmn8t+10

I had to reinstall my Windows 10 machine and now the Tex document that I'm working does not compile and I have the error source file not found. I tried to : Remove and ReInstall Miktex (32 or 64 ...
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XeLaTeX doesn't compile on MikTeX

On TeXLive when I tried to test xelatex and wrote simple code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ Path = /home/giorgi/Desktop/Some Files/mytex/, Extension = .ttf, ...
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what is the proxy-server for MikTex

I installed MikTex 2.9.582xxx and it seems it installed without language package "babel-english". When I try to run the latex code I wrote in TexMaker I receive the following error Package babel ...
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language option has not specified error

i have been wiorking with Texmaker on my laptop and it was working fine..now i have just installed texMaker on another machine and when i tried to open the same document i received the below message ...
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Cant open latex on windows 10 [duplicate]

I have installed MikTex2.9 on my PC using Windows 10. Now I want to use latex so I can create a document, but I have so many folder's and I dont understand which file I should open.
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How did I ruin my MikTeX installation and how can I fix this?

Today, I started the MikTeX update program because I needed a newer version of some library. It first wanted to update the base installation and at some point it complained that it couldn't replace ...
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I cannot install MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 10

I am installing MiKTeX on windows 10, the installer continue till the end then it stops, this is the log file initializing setup service... starting installer... Loading package database... starting ...
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Importing Makefile project into TeXStudio

I'm on Windows 10 and I'm using the MiKTeX distribution. As editor I'm using TeXStudio. I have been given a LaTeX template containing a Makefile for building. However, I didn't manage to figure out ...
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WinEdt deletes log and dvi-files (or does not produce them)

I have done a fresh install of MikTex 2.4.1705 and WinEdt v5.4. I have used TeX for a long time in the past and I'm about to resurrect the old program. On my very old laptop (where it works), WinEdt ...
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TeXworks compilation error when using ^ as a plain text

In my TeXworks (MikTeX 2.9) editor, the following file compiles correctly. But when I change sin-1(x) to sin^-1(x) the following error occurs. I thought TeXworks would treat sin^-1(x) just as a plain ...
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Layout problem message [closed]

I get the following message, when I try to open a .tex file, after installing updates on my miktex 2.9: A problem occured while laying out the loaded document in the editor. This is caused by an ...
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How to install a (.sty) package on my MiKTeX?

I downloaded from "CTAN.org" a package called arabtex. I thought it's going to be a file, like arabtex.sty. But what happened actually was that it was a folder, and I don't know how to install it on ...
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LaTeX for surface 3 [duplicate]

I am planning to get a Microsoft surface 3. I am wondering that can I download MikTeX and TeXstudio or other LaTeX softwares. I found a same question at this post LaTeX for Microsoft Surface. But this ...
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On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package

According to this question pdftex-error-font-expansion-auto-expansion-is-only-possible-with-scalable To get rid of the error above, is to load a scalable font like lmodern \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Can I install MikeTex 2.9 on my Windows XP Service Pack 2 system?

I'm using an Pentium 4 desktop PC, with an Intel Celeron 1,8 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 40 GB of hard disk space, partitioned into C:, D:, and E: drives. I'm running Microsodt Windows XP ...
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How to use \graphicspath on Windows? (Miktex)

On Linux, to specify a path to use across the document with \includegraphics I simply use \graphicspath{{/home/John\ Francis/Desktop/Report/Pictures/}} I am currently using a Windows machine and ...
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How to format paper for research article?

I'm new to LaTeX, and am having trouble figuring out how to format my paper so that I'll have two columns of text. I also have some figures, which I'm including using \includegraphics[width=..]{file} ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 Net Installer (64-bit) on Windows 7 freezes up during the main task

Each time I've tried to install MiKTeX 2.9 the installation wizard has frozen at the main task. The last time I left it like that while I was away for a few days but nothing changed. It is still at ...
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Miktex font errors

I use miktex 2.9 \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{txfonts} \usepackage{pxfonts} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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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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Registering windows network path as local texmf directory in MiKTeX

I would like to add a Windows UNC network path (e.g. \\server\path\to\local\texmf) as local texmf directory to my MiKTeX installation. I know how to add a path that has a local drive letter (e.g. ...
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pdflatex fatal error because of Bad parameter value, font_mem_size

during plotting graphics with pgfplot I faced the problem of two many data points in one plot so I first tried to avoid it, but later I needed more data points. This question How to expand TeX's ...
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Problems with glossaries after miktex update

I recently updated my Miktex distribution. After that the makeglossaries command did not work anymore. I'm using WinEdt 9.1 to call makeglossaries. I reinstalled the whole Miktex distribution and ...
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Why can't I get my blackboard bold C to work?

I just downloaded MiKTeX today and \mathbb{C} won't work nor will \C. Can somebody explain what I need to do/or download? Thanks!
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Fatal error: Can't write file style related file [closed]

I am using a custom documentclass, which uses a couple .sty files. I get the following fatal error: Line 480 I can't write on file `Main.cb'. ...ediate\openout\cb@write=\jobname.cb\relax Line 480 ...
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Fontspec cannot read font names [closed]

XeLaTeX cannot compile the following MWE using fontspec. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello! \end{document} I get the following: ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX ...
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tabular format, vertical line format not included in header

I have the following table: \begin{table}[h!] \centering \begin{tabular}{ccccccccc} \toprule & \multirow{2}{*}{\textbf{ID}} & $\mathbf{T^x_{EO}}$ & $\mathbf{T^y_{EO}}$ & ...
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miktex-texworks.exe does not start

I dont know the exact reason why, but 2 days ago texworks in my pc (windows 8) stopped working. Everytime I wish to start the program I receive the following message:
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\alph shows strange symbols when used with xgreek package

I can assure you I searched a hell lot before posting this and I only post questions online if I have totally given up. :( I am new in LaTeX since I chose it to write my undergraduate thesis. I can ...
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Using PDFLaTeX inside C# .Net code does not load some math symbols

On my Windows 8.1 with MikTeK installed, the following C# code successfully generates a PDF file with Math expressions except for some Unicode codes such as plusminus sign: ProcessStartInfo startInfo ...