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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}} & $\mathbf{T^x_{EO}}$ & $\mathbf{T^y_{EO}}$ & $\mathbf{T^...
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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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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 (x86)\MikTex2.9\...
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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} \usepackage{lmodern}...
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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) [closed]

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 anymore....
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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 2.9,...
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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} \psset{xunit=...
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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.
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glossaries installation issue [closed]

I am having issues with installation of glossaries using MikTex and TexnicCentre on my PC (laptop is OK!). My log files says: INFO latex - running 'initexmf --quiet --update-fndb' to refresh the ...
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pdfTeX error font ppl8r not found

I am receiving the following error message from pdfTeX: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file pplr8r): Font pplr8r at 600 not found ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced! when I ...
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pspicture-eps picture

I am having problems to compile eps picture and pspicture to Pdf simultaneously. I am using Miktex 2.9-winedit32. I tried Latex-dvips-pspdf and it gives me an error. I would like to know if there is ...
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Texworks is not compiling!

I've installed the MikTeX and Texworks in a new computer, but when I run my project here it doesn't work... The error message that I got is the following: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" ...
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Providing a local package repository on a web server

We have some problems with installing TEX packages due to firewalls and strict IT-regulations in our organization, and I'm trying to overcome some of the issues by offering the necessary MiKTeX ...
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TeXStudio and GSview problem: file .ps does not exist

I have updated TeXStudio and now, when I compile, all work without errors. But If I "compile and view" or simple "view" The answer is: File 'path\paper.ps' does not exist from GSview. Till ...
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How to use an unlisted CTAN mirror URL in MikTeX?

Is there any way to manually enter the URL of a CTAN mirror in MikTeX, if that URL is not part of the official repository list? Unfortunately company guidelines won't allow me to run an official ...
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Can't 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? [closed]

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 [closed]

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 8....
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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 document....
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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 examples....
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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 [closed]

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 ...