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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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Problem with utf8 adding color headers with fancyhdr

I'm making a book of poems and I'd like to add some specif style to the pages. So I use fancyhdr And everything goes right until I add \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} This is the code I use ...
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What is MikTex? Have I installed it?

I am confused about installing/using the programme. I thought I had installed MikTex, but it shows up as TexWorks. How do I find out if I have MikTex?
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MikTeX Package Manager keeps the download status as 'downloading' even after the package had finished downloading and installing

For example while installing the 'cancel' package the package had finished downloading and installing but the download dialogbox keeps showing the status as downloading as shown below in my Windows ...
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pdflatex claims it is missing MiKTeX209-core.dll

I am using Win8.1 with all updates and Winedt 9 and when compiling using the Winedt console, I get the following message:impossible to start the program because MiKTeX209-core.dll is missing. Please ...
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Why is this giving the error “Missing number, treated as zero”?

I cannot understand why on earth the following latex code is giving error. Nothing seems wrong to me. Could you please find why this error occurring? I have added an image to show the error message. I ...
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“Process failed to start: Access denied” whilst attempting to compile PDF

I have just installed TeXworks, and MiKTeX on my home PC to continue work from university. I configured TeXworks to compile using MiKTeX, however once I opened my university work in TeXworks, and ...
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Synchronization is not working

This is the same question as this one but as far as I see, I do have the "synctex=1" command and I have reinstalled both TexMaker and MikTex. I checked the synchronization on a new .tex file with ...
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mathsf font incorrect in ShareLaTeX using XeLaTeX

The mathsf font does not seem to be implemented correctly in ShareLaTeX when you compile in XeLaTeX. I selected as main text font Arial, which is correctly displayed for the normal text in my ...
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Unable to package in MikTeX (l3kernel)

TeXmaker told me l3kernel is too old, so I searched in here and found that somebody solved the problem by unistall l3kernel and reinstall it. but I am not able to install it Error info: MiKTeX ...
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.tex not compiling into pdflatex [closed]

So I put in the following text \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} Some text here \end{document} and I get the following error message when I tried ...
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aeb-pro / example sign

I using MikTeX 2.9. Right now I'm looking at Digitally signing the generated pdf. I ran accross the AcroTeX Education Bundle and am attempting to compile the example sign.tex from the aeb-pro ...
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miktex-makemf source file not found(subfont hbf2gf)

I was writing in TexMaker when an error suddenly occurred after i compiled. The error that shows up on every build is: Process started Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The ...
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Custom compiling order in miktex

I'm writing my master thesis and to get all refrences I need to run the order: PdfLaTeX Bibtex Makeindex PdfLaTeX PdfLaTeX (view pdf) I'm using miktex 2.9 (64bit) on windows ...
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Problem in TexLive with bibentry for entries with ISBN and URL fields

(Thanks on advance for your feedback!) I've a problem when using \bibentry for bibliographic entries that include an ISBN or URL field. My document works fine with MikTex on Win7 x64, but breaks with ...
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PDFLateX doesn't work the second time

I just installed MiKTeX and Texmaker. I am Using Windows 7, Texmaker 4.2 and MiKTeX 2.9. However, I have he following problem: If there is just the .tex file and the files for included pictures in ...
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pdflatex failed for some reason (but which? and how can this be repaired?)

pdflatex is giving me problems since Friday 3rd, October 2015. Apparently babel and some font definitions are making it stall. From the pdflatex.log I copied the following message: 2015-10-05 ...
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Qt platform plugin not found since updating MiKTeX

I use both Win7 and Win8.1 on 2 different machines. This morning I upadated the MiKTeX packages in admin. Since, I have trouble compiling documents that used to be compilable as late as yesterday. On ...
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EINVAL Error in Lyx

When I am typing text in the Lyx main editor window the following message keeps appearing in the Progress/Debug Message pane: Error returned from iconv_open EINVAL The conversion from UCS-4LE to UTF8 ...
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Installing the 'mathabx' package [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the mathabx package and am having some troubles. I am using MixTek 2.9 and running TexWorks. I have tried typing \usepackage{mathabx} into the console as usual before I ...
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Can't use Acro Package, .sty stored in appdata\ [closed]

I wanted to manage my acronyms with the acro package, because it lists them in alphabetical order. However, everytime i try to compile, it gives me a bunch of these errors. Zeile 447: LaTeX error: ...
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Working on same project from different machines

Is it possible to work on a project from different machines? I usually work on my thesis at home, but I'm considering to go to a library to work from there with their computers. At home I use ...
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Package not found in MiKTeX despite already installed

I am just in the beginning of using MiKTeX to compile tex file. This whole time I have been using online compiler until I realize that their compilation time is limited for free user, so I switch to ...
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Subfig causing a mess in List of Tables/Figures [duplicate]

OK, this was introduced with a very recent update to MikTeX but it is a big problem for me... - I narrowed it down to the subfig package - and yes, I need it for subfloats with numbering... however it ...
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Error when trying to compile tccv document class example

Downloaded the tccv document class and tried to compile one of the bundled examples using TeXMaker and MikTeX on Windows. First error I received for scrart.cls not being found, so I found a copy of ...
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LyX claims it's exporting a PDF, but it isn't

I recently reinstalled both LyX and MiKTeX (on Win10, if it matters), hoping to fix a longstanding error where I couldn't export to pdf via pdflatex. Now, instead, no pdf exports work. It reports that ...
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can't compile simple plain text in Lyx (lyx_tmpbuf2)

I have recently installed a portable Lyx 2.0.8 in Win7. I already run Miktex update and reconfigure Lyx. However, I just write a few lines on Lyx (plain text, no more) and cannot compile it on pdf. ...
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positioning a tree

I have drawn a simple tree. But this code creates a left-aligned tree. How can I position the whole tree in the center? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{gb4e} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Typeset does not work

I cannot use the typeset function of MikTex. I tried to reinstall again but the problem could not be solved. I found a post suggesting open package manager and install all package named "miktex-....." ...
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Overfull box on \end{document} line

I have an "illogical" overfull warning under pdflatex+biblatex+memoir. Illogical because page range don't make sense and it happens at \end{document}. The warning is: Overfull \hbox (83.28351pt too ...
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Slight package bug about Babel/efrench

I was writing in LaTeX, and when I'm trying to complie with MikTex, this prints: ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\generic\e-french\french.cfg" ! Undefined control sequence. I believe it ...
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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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Is it possible to create a new format file with commonly used macros appended to latex.fmt (Miktex)

I use many macro defintions in my latex documents and many packages, which I want to be appended to the latex.fmt file. Is it possible to create a new format file with appended macros? And if it's ...
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Latex program do not work

I am quite new to LaTeX, but I have been working on this document for a couple of days and everything was going fine (I am using MiKTeX and TeXmaker). So suddenly in the middle of writing it did not ...
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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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Latex Error : File “extsizes.sty” not found

While running the latex template for Nanoscale Journal, I face the following error: Latex Error : File"extsizes.sty" not found What is the reason and how can it be solved?
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My MikTex keep create corrupted .tex file

When I use MikTex + TexStudio, after sometime when I compile & build, it will came up this error message, then the file become corrupted and size is 0kb. I am not sure what happened. My ...
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Do I need to install MiKTEX on my system before installing Texmaker?

Do I need to install MiKTEX on my system before installing Texmaker or Texmaker will work even without installing MiKTEX?
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BibLatex keep producing errors in Lyx 2.1.4 with MikTex

As many people suggest to use BibLatex instead of BibTex, but I cannot get it working in Lyx 2.1.4 with MikTex. I have seen many webpages, but still confused. I followed the instruction in lyx wiki ...
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PdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ecbx0800): Font ecbx0800 at 600 not found

I am new to Latex and have been allowed to copy a Latex project in order to reuse it as a template for my thesis. I initially adjusted most the project's content and structure for my own thesis. The ...
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MiKTeX Setup on Windows - Error 404

I'm trying to install MiKTeX on Windows 7 (32 bits) and I get this error message: http://mirrors.tuna.tsinghua.edu.cn/CTAN/systems/win32/miktex/tm/packages/miktex-urct-bin-x64.tar.lzma (expecting ...
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Load “style” file for particular .tex file in MiKTeX

I'm a real latex newbie. I installed MiKTex on my windows 7 home starter laptop. There is a file called practica-3.tex. I opened this file by executing TeXWorks, then file/open and then I selected the ...
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Sorry, but “MiKTeX Configuration Utility” did not succeed [duplicate]

Earlier I posted this question. I finally found an installer that seemed to work. Now I have the TeXworks icon on my desktop. So I ran it on a .tex file. I got this console output: Sorry, but ...
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Problem in installing package through internet

I have tried to install packages from MiKtex2.9-- maintenance(admin)-- Miktex package manager(admin) but I got an error message: no connection could be made because the target machine actively ...
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MiKTex package update fails “Windows API error 87” [duplicate]

I have just installed MiKTex 2.9 in Windows 7. I had this problem and fixed it by deleting the .fndb files. The first time I try to compile a "hello world" .tex file , a window pops up titled Package ...
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Run MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have tried to install MiKTeX 2.9 on my Windows 8 laptop and the installation wizard was running fine and i had no problems. when I was compiling TeX the first time the following occurred: Sorry, ...
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Unable to install a missing package on-the-fly in MikTeX, 64 bit from WinEdt

It's strange but I am unable to compile beamer class documents under Windows 10. The following example \documentclass[ unicode,xcolor={dvipsnames,usenames} ]{beamer} ...