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Texmaker does not compile but indicates success

I am using a Texmaker-Miktex setup. Usually everything is working fine. My code is okay, I know that. But sometimes, if I click on compile, in the log file window, the success-indicating blue lines ...
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How can I determine the TeX distribution or OS a tex file is being built in?

I have this problem where a bibliography .sty file is possibly named differently between Windows (Miktex) and MacOS (Mactex). (Edit: I mean .bst file) I can't verify this is the root of the issue ...
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wxLua in LuaLaTeX

I have some problems using wxLua in LuaLateX. This works: lua simpleui.lua (print instead of tex.print) But if i try this: lualatex wx.tex it doesn't work. \documentclass{article} ...
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“\No”: “Undefined control sequence” in TeXStudio (TeXLive)

! Undefined control sequence. \@title ->Home work \\ Economics \No ~2 l.16 \maketitle Today, I tried to change my text-editor from TeXworks to TeXStudio (and MiKTeX to ...
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Install Adobe Garamond (pfb, afm) for MikTeX

I'd like to replace the URW-Garamond in my document with Adobe Garamond. I got the 6 pfb- and pfm-files and couldn't find a way to install it for MikTex.
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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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Latex Fonts error

I just downloaded MikTex and Texmaker, in order to write an article. But the compiler cannot compile mathematical formulas. When I put \begin{equation} 'formula' \end{equation}, I get the following ...
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Cannot find dvipng.sty but MikTeX installed package

I am trying to use Iguanatex, but the program cannot access dvipng. According to the MikTeX package manager, mixtex-dvipng-bin-2.9 has been installed and I see dvipng.exe in the MikTeX 2.9 ...
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MikTeX proxy settings

My computer connects to the internet through a proxy server, for which I have the username and password, but for the life of me I cannot find the location in MikTeX preferences to enter the proxy ...
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How to modify the LaTeXTools.sublime-settings to make it work in Windows (MiKTEX)

First, I use Windows XP and MiKTeX. As a thoroughly new-user of LaTeX, I don't know how to modify LaTeXTools.sublime-settings to make the ST3 comply the LaTeX code. Even after reading the ...
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MiKTeX 2.9, latest package update broke biblatex bibliography

I have strange problem with bibliography after the latest MiKTeX 2.9 base packages update. In the document I use biblatex package with backend option either bibtex8 or biber. Before, bibliography was ...
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Configuring command line editing for MiKTeX

I just started using MiKTeX 2.9. I set up the Makefile to produce the pdf and it works good. However, how do I set up command line editing of my .tex file. I have the downloaded the Emacs editor and ...
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TeX Live and MiKTeX: underlying basic difference

The two standard distributions for (La)TeX, MiKTeX and TeX Live. Just to know the difference between them I searched this site and came across a variety of differences, some of them being MiKTeX is ...
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Bibliography in LaTeX with Biblatex and Biber as backend [duplicate]

I am not able to create a bibliography with biblatex and can't figure out what the problem might be. Below are the steps I have taken which I thought would work. What am I doing wrong? I am using: ...
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balance package not found

I am getting following error in LaTeX Windows version in Wineditor: ! LaTeX Error: File `balance.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: ...
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How do I use Notepad++ with MiKTeX and Sumatrapdf

This identical question has been answered, but unfortunately the answer is a bit over my head :( EDIT: way over my head. I need a very basic explanation - preferably in English not computersciencese ...
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biblatex with APA problem [closed]

Hi I basically want to use biblatex instead of apacite. When I try run the following code, it just doesn't run: \begin{filecontents}{myref.bib} @ARTICLE{ref1, author = "A. E. Gill", title ...
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Clip image to drawing area

I have a vector graphic that I need to include in a LaTeX file. Since LaTeX doesn't support SVG, I attempted to include it as a PDF. The problem is, that there are some elements of the image that ...
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Using ITRANS postscript fonts with MikTeX2.9

I have followed John Washburn's instructions from the document ITRANS53 Installation Notes with MiKTEX 2.9 (http://www.aczoom.com/files/itrans/mirror/itransi-MiKTeX/itransi-MiKTeX.pdf). I can ...
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Eclipse-Latex-Building problem

I've just installed MikText and the TeXlipse 1.5.0 plugin on Eclipse. On this photo you can see the Builder settings: Im getting this error, when I try to build the file: I am also getting en ...
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Verbments file *.pyg.vrb not found

I am using Verbments package in texworks from MiKeTeX and I have added -shell-escape to the argument list but I keep getting this error ! LaTeX Error: File `untitled-2.pyg.vrb' not found. here is ...
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Makeindex stops at scanning input file stdin

I'am trying to make a nomenclature in documentclass mscThesis, but when I try to use makeindex I can't go any further. Makeindex says: This is C:\Users\Rob van ...
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How do I get TeXCount working in TeXnicCenter

Sorry this is a bit specific, but I could really use some help. I am trying to work out a good way of getting a word count for my thesis. I do most of my editing on windows, via TeXnicCenter v1 and ...
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HTTP Error when trying to change repository [closed]

Today I wanted to install some new packages in the Package Manager. I got an error message saying: "MiKTeX Problem Report Message: HTTP Error Data: HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently" I checked and ...
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Biber error after MiKTeX update

After having updated Biber from 1.5 version to 1.8, while the build time, I'm getting errors on the \begin{document} of my latex code telling that File ended while scanning use of \field.. I've tried ...
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TeXStudio: Any command is an “Undefined control sequence” [duplicate]

I'm trying to configure TeXStudio (using Windows) with MiKTeX. I configured the path to latex.exe and pdflatex.exe in Options\Commands and still I get errors compiling any .tex. Every command (like ...
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MiKTeX package repository down for maintenance, Info available? / How to switch repositories? [closed]

Does anyone know anything about that? How long will this take? Does this affect ALL repositories? If not, how can i change the repository (it won't work from the Package Manager)? Thanks! Edit: I ...
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How to use forward slash (/) as a path separator in texniccenter [duplicate]

I am working on a collaborative Latex project which is hosted on a svn server. The project uses forward slash as the path separator in the tex source. e.g, ...
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connect to mysql

I try to run nlatexdb to connect to mysql. I'm using Miktex on Windows 7 with TexnicCenter In MySql I have a database called 'world'. In 'world' there is a table called 'city'. The table 'city' ...
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First try in TeX problem

I have just installed MikTeX and WinEdt and i try this code in WinEdt: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage[electronic]{ifsym} ...
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MiKTeX missing error message

I used the command to suppress the screen output latex -quiet foo.tex --quiet is implemented in MiKTeX's executables and removes all the stuff from the output stream except for the errors. It ...
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MakeIndex Style and pdfLaTeX Format Not Found

When I try to compile my document I get the following errors: Index style file PhD_Research_Proposal.ist not found pdflatex.exe: The memory dump file could not be found texify: pdflatex.exe failed ...
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Error using lualatex and tikzexternalize to compile document with PGFPlots

I have a fairly large document with a number of pgfplots diagrams and due to memory capacity limits in PDFLaTeX I am now using LuaLaTeX to compile. While this works well, it takes forever to produce ...
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Whitespaces in arguments in aux file

I am using document template provided here: http://iel.ucdavis.edu/code/ASME/conf-1.7b.html. My MWI is the tex file supplied with the template itself. All I have done is to change author name, ...
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Why would esvect produce pixelated arrows?

When using esvect (MiKTeX, pdflatex) I get the following undesirable result: From this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{esvect} \begin{document} \[\vv{u}\] \end{document} The arrows are ...
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Where do I find documentation for packages in a MiKTeX installation?

Is there a systematic way to find documentation for latex packages (e.g. beamer, TikZ, amsmath) on a windows machine with a MiKTeX/TeXnicCenter installation? It seems the package user manuals (pdf ...
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YAP: Permission denied after recompilation

Some time ago I installed MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXnicCenter 2.0 beta (64bit) and YAP 2.9.4206. Since then I've had a problem with recompiling. That is, if YAP is already running and displaying my ...
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Latex Error File `x.sty` not found [duplicate]

I am using MikTex and WinEdt 8.1 on Win8.1 X64. I am trying to compile a tex file which was previous complied on another PC without any problem. But I am having multiple LaTex Error: File ...
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Acquiring YAP without MiKTeX

It's a very trivial question, but where I can to download YAP without MiKTeX? I have begun to use TeX Live instead if MiKTeX, however, I want to keep YAP. In TeX Live, there is only DVIOUT ...
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How to compile files with non-ASCII paths?

I cannot compile files with non-ASCII paths. I am using XeLaTeX from MikTex and TexStudio on Windows. Is it possible to read paths as utf8? The specific path contains Chinese. If I change what ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 bugs between xkeyval or dstroke

Please help a not installation expert. I just upgraded from MiKTeX 2.8 to MiKTeX 2.9 and I use TeXnicCenter 2.02. The compilation "hangs" whith the line "MiKTeX ...
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Issue with `pgflibrary` and MiKTeX

After reading "Tikz shape similar to rectangle with selective drawing of borders," I tried to compile the following code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{chains} ...
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Miktex randomly fails on install [closed]

Everytime I try to install miktex it fails, but in different places. I tried restarting the computer, running admin, nothing works. The TexStudio installs fine, but doesnt compile the document (i ...
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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 ...