MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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Direct link to MiKTeX 2.9.5505

Where can I directly download the latest version 2.9.5505 of MiKTeX? The main page does not have the latest version but you can upgrade it.
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“Windows api error 5” when trying to install MikTex [duplicate]

I tried to install basic-miktex-2.9.5105 (system: Windows 7), but always got the error message "Windows API error 5: Access denied info: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe". I ...
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Error building MikTeX format “csplain”

I am trying to build new MikTeX format "csplain". The reason is that after unpacking MikTeX portable csplain is not enabled by default. The sequence of steps can be seen in following screenshots: 1. ...
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How to add corresponding authors footnote in a two column title page elsevier

I wonder how to create corresponding authors footnote in a title page, in a two column format of elsevier, knowing that I use the elsevier template suggested for this journal. I work on shareLatex. I ...
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Bit information

I have MikTeX 2.9.4533 installed in my computer. Is it 64 bit software or 32 bit? How will I find out whether an application installed is 64 bit or 32 bit supporting? I have 64 bit machine. The editor ...
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Can openout handle a filename with spaces?

With pdflatex, can \openout handle a filename with a space in it? (We're using MiKTeX and our users seem to think it's clunky to restrict them in this way. We also have tons of legacy TeX files and ...
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how to add a reference with two parts in Bibliography in Latex?

For normal case I was using @article{abc, Author={ Author}, Journal={J. Physics}, Number={1}, Pages={1}, Year={1900} } The result is Author. J. Physics. (1):1,1900. ...
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How to apply aux directory to MiKTeX: putting *.aux files in separate folder

This is a rookie follow up question to the question here: Need *.aux file in separate folder The answer says: "In MiKTeX you can additionally set --aux-directory=dir which will put only the auxiliary ...
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Install make4ht with MiKTeX

I am trying to install make4ht on a system running MiKTex. The recommended instructions ...
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.bbl clears itself after compiling

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 with pdfLaTeX, MakeIndex and BibTeX and I'm trying to create a bibliography at the end. Here is my problem: I put the sources into my bibliography (it is in a separate ...
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\newcommand in imsart package

I am currently using the imsart package provided by http://www.e-publications.org/ims/support/ims-instructions.html However, it seems the pdfLatex/Latex/pdfTex/pdfTexify compilers cannot read one ...
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LyX say that no classes are available

I'm using LyX for some Maths coursework, I've installed LyX with MiKTeX twice now (re-installed after first encountering this problem) but I'm still getting the same problems. Basically none of the ...
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How to install language modules for the glossaries package

I've updated to the latest version (v 4.12) of the glossaries package on a miktex installation under windows. Now I get two warnings from the glossaries package: Package glossaries Warning: No ...
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Creating a Beamer Poster

I am trying to create a Beamer poster. I'm using Texnic Center and normally packages install on the fly. When I tried to copy a paste a beamer template into Texnic Center, I got an emergency stop. ...
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Why does the same TeX file generate PDF file with different page margins?

I installed MiKTeX and Texmaker on office and personal computers, but the two computers generate different top page margins .pdf file using the same .tex file? The office computer generates the ...
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LaTeX compiling very slow when internet is connected [closed]

LaTex compiler in my system taking unusual time to build pdf when connected to internet. But it is running normally when PC is not connected with internet. Mine is MiKTeX 2.9.5105, windows 32 bit ...
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pdflatex cannot find my .tex file

For some strange reason pdflatex.exe apparently can't find the .tex file I'm trying to process in the Windows terminal. I open the terminal, navigate to the appropriate folder and enter the ...
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Installing Mathematica Fonts in MikTeX

I would like to use Mathematica fonts with pdfLaTex in Miktex, but I'm having trouble installing them. I have only found guides as to how to install them in TexLive and I don't know how to alter the ...
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IEEEtrantools not found by TeXstudio but IEEEtrantools.cwl is in AppData (and file compiles ok using MikTeX)

Newbie here. I'm running MikTeX 2.9 on Win8.1 and I'm trying to setup TeXstudio to implement some of the suggestions in "The not so short intro..." by Oetiker et al. Since IEEEtrantools aren't in ...
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Tikz Externalize with LualateX - Fontspec?

There are several questions already posted about issues externalizing tikz with the Lualatex engine. However, most of these are dead ends with no correct answer. The reasons for externalizing are ...
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basic intro question [duplicate]

I am a total newbie. I've installed MikTex 2.9. But I have no clue how to actually use this. What I am looking to accomplish is use the "convert" command to adjust pdf documents that I see referenced ...
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Babel Package Installation Problems

At an earlier time babel package is functioning normally. But now, when compiling tex files, MikTeX asked to install the babel package, even after it's installed again and again. The required file ...
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MiKTeX Problem Report

I am getting the following MiKTeX Problem Report when trying to compile LaTeX->DVI. The problem occurs with random documents (other documents compile just fine) and seems to be a YAP rendering issue. ...
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Problem T1 fontenc and microtype?

I had to reinstall Windows on my pc, and therefore Latex too. It worked perfectly well before, and I don't understand why I have a problem now (I reinstall the complete miktex distribution). Here is ...
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Converting a tex file to pdf

I use TexStudio to create a tex file and save it in my DropBox in the Cloud. I then use CloudConvert to make a pdf file, which I then save on my Windows Pc. This works OK, but isn't there a simpler, ...
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TexStudio, MiKTeX and Sumatra; Compilation Issue

All is in place: latest version of TexStudio, latest version of MiKTeX (I chose the installation for my 64x windows 8.1), and latest version of SumatraPDF. I installed every package by hand which ...
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Undefined control sequence: \pgfmath@multiply@thousand [duplicate]

After updating my MiKTeX distribution, I suddenly got a compile error with a .tex file that compiled perfectly fine before. After removing everything that did not contribute to the error, I ended up ...
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Starting Wiley Template

I have downloaded the Wiley Book Style template, moved the complete file to my latex folder, then extracted the zip. Upon trying to generate a PDF, using MiKTEX, for w-bksamp.tex I return the error ...
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How to make XeLaTeX display nothing except warnings and errors? [duplicate]

When I run XeLaTeX XeLaTeX --max-print-line=2048 --c-style-errors --interaction=nonstopmode "C:\Report.tex" I get this output This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) ...
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How does one build MiKTeX on Windows?

I want to build MiKTeX (pdflatex specifically) to resolve this privacy issue with pdflatex by applying this change. I followed this howto. On a new Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit) install I installed: ...
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XeLaTeX and MiKTeX url package problems [duplicate]

I have experienced this problem every single time I have tried to compile using XeLaTeX with MiKTeX 2.9 on my windows 7 64-bit machine. I haven't been able to find a solution to my problem anywhere so ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `scrartcl.cls' not found. - TeXworks [duplicate]

Hye, I am new to Latex and using TeXworks software for document generations. It is working properly for simple article class but as soon as I added \documentclass{scrartcl}, it started giving me above ...
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How to configure WinEdt/MikTeX/ps2pdf to use a new version of Ghostscript when converting ps->pdf?

System: Win7, WinEdt 7.0, MikTeX 2.9 In order to include animations into my powerdot slide sets I was instructed to use the animate package. Installing that was no problem. Also I have my animation ...
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Installing true type fonts in MiKTeX and cannot find source file

I would like to use a TrueType font in pdfLatex. I am using MiKTeX 2.9. I am following these instructions: http://www.radamir.com/tex/ttf-tex.htm (If there are updated instructions, please let me ...
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BibLaTeX won't work with MikTeX 2.9 on default settings and won't generate .bbl file [duplicate]

For whatever reason I'm unable to produce bibliography with the BibLaTeX package in MiKTeX. I'm running the 32-bit MiKTeX 2.9.5105 on Windows 7. I've conjured the simplest code I could think of and it ...
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Problem with \subfloat after re-installing MikTex

This summer I wrote my thesis (with a lot of this sites help). Last week I "renew" my computer and installed Latex again (MikTex and Texmaker). Since then I cannot run my code anymore. I always get ...
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Installing .zip packages with the MiKTeX package manager from a local repository [duplicate]

I'm in a network where I have to use local package repository. I would like to add some packages to this repository so that all computers using this repository can install it via the MiKTeX package ...
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MikTeX error: Invalid control sequence

I've recently installed MikTeX 2.9 for Windows 7, 64. After installation I try to compile an IEEE template downloaded from their website. I get the following error: miktex-pdftex.exe: Invalid control ...
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How to work on the same LaTeX files on both Windows and MacOS X?

I'm very new to LaTeX, so apologies for my ignorance... I am beginning to write my thesis, and would like to use LaTeX for this. A friend set up MiKTex and Texmaker on my office computer (running ...
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Umlauts in filenames using the grffile package

"Never ever use non-ASCII characters and spaces in your filenames. Never!" That's what I'm telling my students for years. But if for any reasons there is an urgent need to include an image file with ...
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Color each letter in document

I am trying to define a command that changes the color of every letter in the whole document to a specified color. I already tried different approaches from this thread, but I was not able to color ...
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Can't write on file in Xelatex [duplicate]

The code is: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} WinEdt in WIN7 Error messages: Command Line: xelatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=1 ...
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Question About Moderncv + Miktex Portable + Fontawesome

i want to integrate the new characters of Fontawesome to my moderncv curriculum but am unable to get the newer release of fontawesome working on it. I copied the Fonts file to the right path. Any ...
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installing *.CLS (e.g., ASL.CLS) with MikTex on windows 7 pro [duplicate]

when I try to compile \documentclass[bibother]{asl} \begin{document} foo bar baz \end{document} I get the error: "file 'asl.cls' not found". According to some postings it seems that asl.cls must ...
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Put a box and shade it around aligned equations

Given: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amssymb} \author{Sam Keene} \title{Notes} ...
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Certain EPS files don't convert with epstopdf

I seem to be having problems with certain EPS files, generated by Matlab. Using epstopdf, it generates an empty pdf file (which it then inserts into the document, leaving a void there). It seems ...
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Urdu typing in WinEdt (using Miktex)

This may sound duplicate question but i am really new to the TeX system. I have gone through following steps: Installed MiKTeX 2.9 Installed WinEdt 9.0 WinEdt automatically picked up Miktex and I ...
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Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file in Windows

Mine is closely related to this one: Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file I ask the same question but with a solution for Windows. The mentioned solutions ...
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XeLaTeX, Texlipse, polyglossia german language issue

I'm trying to set up an Eclipse Environment with TexLipse using XeLaTex which is throwing the following error during "build": xelatex.exe> ("C:\Program ...
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OTF installation - error - files must be included entirely

Argh! Maybe the fonts I got are useless? I got a set of OTF fonts and am trying to install them for use with MikTeX pdflatex. (Yes I know about XeTeX and LuaTeX and that it could be easier with them. ...