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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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Can't 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 folders and I don't 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 ...
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Install/uninstall both are disabled for pgf package in MPM

I was trying to create some tikz-cd figure for my lecture notes and I found that I have to update my pgf package.. When I am checking Miktex Package manager, it shows that pgf 3.0.1a is installed and ...
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How to reference a whole library in Latex using different directory?

I have been trying to use a whole library and then use the in-text citation method to compile a reference section. I am getting stuck when I try to reference the whole library which is in a different ...
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when I try to create a table of content it is giving me an error but when I remove it, it works fine [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{ {images/}} \title{PYTHON RANDOM TESTER (PRAT) MODULE CODE: COM3600} \date{27/10/2015} \author{Daniel Ayeni} \begin{document} ...
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How do I make the title page and signed declaration appear in the table of contents

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{ {images/}} \title{PYTHON RANDOM TESTER (PRAT) MODULE CODE: COM3600} \date{27/10/2015} \author{Daniel Ayeni} \begin{document} ...
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References not updating

OK, this is a bit of a weird one. I have the following: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,notitlepage]{article} \begin{document} \ref{rnalg} \end{document} Obviously, this should give an undefined ...
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Texmaker and Polish template

I have downloaded the template for our diploma from my university website Zip file here. The problem is I cannot compile it on my PC (Win 7) with MiKTeX and Texmaker. Funny thing is I did compile it ...
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Some (not all) hyphenated words contain “return” character [closed]

In a document being built with MikTeX, some auto hyphenation is being done with a "return" character (a left pointing arrow with a riser at the right end) instead of a hyphen. This seems to happen ...
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how to update language.dat.lua without tlmgr

I'm running W32TeX, and though it is also TL2015 based, it doesn't seem to include tlmgr, which seems to be required to regenerate language.dat.lua. How can I regenerate it with, say, a lua script? ...
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Running Two Versions of TeX - Is It Possible?

I currently am using Tecniccenter with Miktex, and creating conventional LaTeX files. I would like to learn Context. I have read on the contextgarden.net site that it is not advisable to to use Miktex ...
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MikTex 2.9 fails to install on windows 8.1

I tried to install MikTex 2.9 on windows 8.1, but the operation failed with the following error: MikTex setup wizard The operation failed for some reason Details: C:\Program Files ...
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New font file not found with MiKTeX installation

I am trying to use Latin Modern fonts in my document (using MikTeX in Windows 10, 64-bit). I have the following in my header: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Problem with texindy under miktex2.9 with portable perl interpreter

I want to use miktex's texindy with portable miktex and portable perl interpreter (Win8.1). Fist: I create texindy.bat @echo off REM batch file to run "texindy.exe" after adding path to portable ...
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\hyperref fails when cross-referencing between different files

I am working on a multi-volume project where different volumes contain hyperlinks to other volumes. I use a technique described on this web-site in a number of posts, see e.g., Cross-referencing ...
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socket failed in tcp_connect [closed]

I have the same problem as this guy. All the screenshots are applicable to me too. However, he seems to have solved it by putting in his proxy details. I am not behind a proxy for sure. I have ...
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problems installing MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 10 (64 bit) [on hold]

I am trying for a couple of days now to install MiKTeX 2.9 but every time i'm starting to download the files on my laptop (currently running on win 10) it tell me : the operation could not be ...
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Tex Live Package Security

To what extent is the code of the packages included in tex distributions reviewed with respect to malicious code. This is with respect to what is posted in documentation as well as what is actually ...
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\usepackage{graphicx} breaks document in Texmaker / MiKTeX

I use Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 7. So far everything worked fine during the creation of a 30+ pages document. Now I would like to include one JPG, but as soon as I \usepackage{graphicx} the ...
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Cannot re-install MikTex on Windows 7 [closed]

I uninstalled MikTex 2.9, 64 bits, because TexMaker 32 bits was not working properly. I uninstalled both MikTex and TexMakder but I cannot install MikTex (32 or 64 bits) on my Windows 7 system ...
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How to reduce number of hyphenation patterns preloaded in MikTeX?

MikTeX comes with 69 languages preloaded as reported at compilation time: This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (preloaded format=xelatex 2015.11.9) 13 NOV 2015 10:35 ...
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Can't find ocgbase.sty while using animate

I am trying to learn the animate package. While I was trying to compile some example codes, I always run into the problem that **LaTex Error: File `ocgbase.sty' not found.** I am using Miktex ...
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Miktex pdflatex no longer compiles pstricks commands

I have been using MikTex 2.9's pdflatex for several years with sample code similar to: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-all} \begin{document} ...
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MiKTeX - broken package combination fontspec / expl3 [duplicate]

I have some problems after installing the latest 64bit-MiKTeX as well as the latest packages through the package manager. It seems that there is a problem with the combination of fontspec and expl3 ...
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Spelling syntax colouring

Is there a way to change the syntax colouring for spelling in TexWorks? Currently red for comments and underlined red for mispelled words doesn't really stand out.