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TeXLive and MikTeX behave differently in handling BOM

It is a followup of my answer that has been converted to comment (click) posted several decades ago. Shortly speaking, MikTeX does not remove leading BOM but TeXLive does as shown in the following ...
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miktex configuration - editor

I would like to alter the configuration on my MikTeX 2.9 system. I'm using the portable version. A problem I have is that when I run initexmf it always uses Microsoft notepad to read configuration ...
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How can I output the PDF to a different folder? [duplicate]

I am using TexStudio on Windows 7 with Miktex. Currently, the output PDF of my document is generated in the same folder as my .tex files. How can I output it elsewhere?
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Output temporary files in a different directory [duplicate]

TexStudio currently dumps all intermediate files into the same directory that my .tex files were in. It makes a lot of clutter. Can these be put into their own directory? How? I'm using Miktex on ...
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Tikzexternalize not compatible with Miktex 2.9 abntex2 package

The folowing code works correctly inside Texlipse together with Miktex 2.9 x64. The tikzexternalize option is used to speed up the compilation process, just make sure the shell-escape mode is enables ...
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Bibtex installed on MikTeX, but does not work on another .sty file

I am currently transferring all of my work that is written for article publication format (different .tex) to dissertation .tex (using a .sty class given by school). For my article, the class file ...
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Disable MiKTeX proxy setting on the command line?

I am using the latest version of MiKTeX (updated a few days ago) on Windows XP (yeah, I know...). Usually I am connecting from work via an internal proxy. Now I am off the corporate network for a few ...
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could not start the command or log file not found

I get the error could not start the command when compiling with Quickstart and I get log file not found when compiling with PDFLaTeX. Can any one help me with this issue? Please, see the screen ...
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TeXnicCenter and WinEdt not working but Texmaker working fine?

I am able to generate pdf output of my report in Texmaker without any error but both TeXnicCenter and WinEdt(7 & 8) are unable to produce output of the same file. Personally I prefer WinEdt 8. Can ...
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Bioinfo.cls leads to strange ignoring of header

...as you may observe: Here is my LaTeX code: \documentclass{bioinfo} \pubyear{2014} \copyrightyear{2014} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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Installing pfgornament? [closed]

Note: I have already searched through this site on how to do this but a lot of the things explained make little to no sense to me, I am a novice at this stuff so I was wondering if could get a little ...
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Metapost labels do not work with MiKTeX 2.9

I have upgraded from MiKTeX 2.8 to 2.9. All the label commands that earlier worked in Metapost are not working anymore. I am using MiKTeX in conjunction with TeXnicCenter. The MetaPost version ...
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How to get bibtex working

I am new with LaTeX and MiKTeX, so the answer may be very simple. Tried several things, copy pasted some examples, but can't get it. .Tex file \documentclass[]{report} \usepackage{times} ...
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Always a problem with the last update [closed]

I have done the last update today. The update have removed the package "latex-base". Consequently, I cannot compile any tex document. I have always the same message: article.cls not found.
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Installing pdflatex

I've been working with miktex for a while, recently I installed texlive instead, and found pdflatex for each manager is different, I'd like to unninstall pdflatex from the texlive manager and install ...
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Which one to choose? Update (Admin) or Update, Settings (Admin) or Settings?

I am green on MikteX, and would like to have a try on this suprior tool. Environment: Windows 8.1, ProteXt\MikteX 2.9.4533. My Windows 8.1 has two accounts, namely the administrator account and the ...
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article.cls not found after last update [closed]

Latex work fine till I do the last update today. When compiling a text, document, I have an error : article.cls not found Samething for book and report class. Any idea ? Thanks.
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MikTeX problem after last update

After my last update on May 20th 2014, the Miktex Update Wizard give me this error: The `.tmp` file could not be parsed. Details: C:\User\xxx\AppData\Local\Temp\mik13840\pstool.tmp I think ...
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Compiling LaTeX document empties .bbl file

I'm trying out biblatex for the document I'm compiling, using the biber backend on my miktex distribution. Everything, including biber, should be up to date, assuming the MiKTeX repository currently ...
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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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Problem with using TikZ in Texmaker

I seem unable to use any TikZ command in Texmaker. Whenever I use such command, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,or ...
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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} ...