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Usepackage english babel - default.sty not found?

I am totally new to latex. I have downloaded Miktex (for Windows) and installed it to the root directory of my local hard drive. I have a predefined latex template. When I try to compile this ...
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Generating file associations on Windows Part II: DVI

This is going to be a simple addendum to my previous question (detailed enough I think, with image proofs) on how to set properly file associations on my machine; OS: Windows 7 64 bit Professional, ...
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pdflatex custom command for texstudio only run in cmd

I've just installed MikTex by which TexStudio came aswell as the editor. So far the editor seems fine. My only problem arises once I have to compile and actually look at what I've created. For now ...
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How to sort references in alphabetical order? [duplicate]

How would I sort this bibliography in alphabetical order? \begin{thebibliography}{99} \bibitem{laz}{\textbf{L.A.Zadeh}, ``\textit{Fuzzy Sets}", Information and Control, 8: 1965, 338 -- 353.} ...
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Beamer doesn't compile on windows using minted

Have the same problem than him: Beamer presentation fails to compile after TeX Live upgrade I'm on windows using miktex (texworks), compiling with --shell-escape. I have the same message: LaTeX ...
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Installing EB Garamond for pdfLaTeX (encore)

At the moment I try to get the EB Garamond font to work on my windows machine (under MikTeX 2.9), but I failed. By searching TeX.SX I found this two questions: EB Garamond on LaTeX Installing ...
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MiKTeX install fails [closed]

I'm trying to install Basic MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 to the default location and I'm receiving the following error: Has anyone seen this issue before? The message says The operation could not ...
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MinionPro on Windows 7 does not have \epsilon [duplicate]

I have installed MinionPro fonts under Windows 7 using Miktex 2.9 by following the steps in the instruction you can read online on Scribd (mpro_installation_miktex_windows_machine.pdf) and load down ...
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How can I get hieroglyphics in my MiKTeX 2.9 TeXworks application?

I am to write an essay which involves the use of several mathematical hieroglyphs (e.g. 1, 10..., 1,000,000, +, -, Fractions). I have tried very hard to follow (relatively) technical instructions ...
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MiKTeX savesym package not found

Using MiKTeX 2.9 package manager (mpm.exe) I try to install savesym.sty. It is listed in the mpm window, I can right click it and choose 'Install'. But when mpm tries to install it aborts with a "not ...
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Use package listing error: Listing.sty not found

I want to use the listings package, but every time I compile my document in Texmaker I get the following error: !LaTeX Error: File `listings.sty' not found. Before this happens Texmaker displays me ...
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How to get the proper position for eps graphs using dvipdfm? [closed]

After a MikTeX update in the middle of October, the dvipdfm utility does not put eps graphs to correct place. The graphs are shifted with respect to their captions, parts of graphs may disappear. The ...
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Configuration of Texmaker to work with MiKTeX Portable

I have MiKTeX Portable on my USB, and I've installed Texmaker on my machine with Windows XP. I cannot find a way to configure Texmaker so that it compiles with MiKTeX portable. It just prompts me ...
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MikTeX difference between Maintenance and Maintenance (Admin) [duplicate]

What's the difference between this to options to install and manage packages? And which one is better to use for regular LaTeX typesetting?
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MiKTeX 2.9 (for x86), Win 7 (x64): biber not running as if not installed [closed]

I installed biber through MiKTeX's package manager but when trying to compile my references, nothing happens, as if biber was not installed when, in fact, its .exe is present under C:\Program Files ...
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tex4ht on MiKTeX fails on the simplest document

Document: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This is just some sample text. \end{document} Error: mk4ht oolatex nodecolon mk4ht (Version 1.1) htlatex nodecolon "xhtml,ooffice" "ooffice/! ...
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How to install (automatically) a new document class in Texmaker through MiKTeX?

I am trying to install a new document class style in Texmaker for a scientific journal. There is any direct way to install on Texmaker? This post discusses How can I manually install a package on ...
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XeTeX loads Lido STF incorrectly

This is a followup to Are the Lido STF font installation instructions up-to-date?. I have the Lido STF fonts installed as described there. I also have them installed in OpenType format in ...
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Does oberdiek bundle actually contain ifpdf package?

From the installation chapter of the ifpdf documentation, it sounds like having the oberdiek package means you have the ifpdf package. When I use the MiKTeX 2.9 package manager, oberdiek shows up as ...
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Error on including large videos with media9 [closed]

I am trying to include a video of 17MB using the media9 package in a beamer presentation (I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{media9} ...
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MikTex Download Failure - toptesi.tar.lzma

I try to install Complete MiKTeX 2.9 But there is this: Error: The operation could not be completed because the following file failed verification: C:...\mikTex\toptesi.tar.lzma There is the same ...
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MikTex Download Failure - toptesi.tar.lzma

I try to install Complete MiKTeX 2.9 But there is this: Error: The operation could not be completed because the following file failed verification: C:\...\mikTex\toptesi.tar.lzma There is the ...
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Texworks compiling acting non-deterministic. Difficulty adding images to document [closed]

I am trying to add some png graphics to a document. The figure section on its own compiles, as does the remainder of the document. Combined, it always errors out the first time but sometimes just re ...
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MiKTeX graphicx package missing

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and tryng to install the graphicx package. But it is not available on the package manager: Could anyone help on this? I found MiKTeX 2.9 doesn't find the includegraphics ...
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Quick build options in Texmaker

I'm working with Texmaker 4.1 and Miktex 2.9. My document consists of 4 files, 3 section tex-files and 1 main tex-file. When working in the sections it always upsets me that I have to change the view ...
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Cannot build .tex file

I am running MikTex 2.9 and I'm facing a problem. When i try to edit a tex file it keeps building for ever. I've noticed that in Task Manager there is a process that's running, miktex-maketfm.exe. ...
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mptopdf package for graphicx [closed]

I'm writing up some mathematics notes in LaTeX using Texmaker, and want to include some diagrams (from image files). When I include the graphicx package, I keep getting a pop-up entitled 'Package ...
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How to “cleanly” update TeXworks under MikTeX 2.9

A while ago I was struggling to obtain TeXworks working correctly with MikTeX 2.9.4521-x64 under Windows 7-x64; and after a marathon I managed to correctly match the appropriate extensions with the ...
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BibTeX suddenly failed mysteriously

This is my first question here. I have a problem that bibtex just suddenly failed me. I get the following error message in the console but it doesn't help me much. What does "This operation is ...
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MikTex doesn't accept “ù” character [closed]

I'm using MikTex and pdfLatex. In the preamble I'm using \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} because I'm writing in italian, and the text is coded in UTF-8. This works nicely for every type of ...
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“Empty bibliography”

For some reason, BibLaTeX doesn't work. Here's my minimal example. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{csquotes} \RequirePackage{filecontents} ...
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Bundledoc tool showing error in OS Windows 7

As per the documentation of bundledoc, I have used a simple Tex file as mentioned in the document \RequirePackage{snapshot} \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello, world! \ref{sec2} ...
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Configure TexStudio for first use

I am trying to configure TexStudio for first use. If it makes any difference I downloaded Protex onto a machine running Windows-XP. Under Options Configure TexStudio on the left I click Commands when ...
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How to use \graphicspath?

I am using MikTex 2.9 and TeXstudio for my TeX preparation. I want to give a path to my figures folder containing all the figures, plots etc. required for my work. I used \graphicspath to give the ...
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MikTeX update caused compilation problems (Oct 2013)

I just updated all my MikTeX packages in an attempt to deal with the problem posed in this question: Biblatex citation and bibliography misbehaving in Texmaker - help!. Now TeXworks and TeXmaker both ...
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TeXnicCenter hangs on pdf build [closed]

I am having the issue that when I try to build any file that includes => pdf, teXnicCenter immediately hangs, eventually builds, hangs again, eventually opens Adobe, hangs again, eventually opens the ...
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How to reinstall MiKTeX

I want to re-install my MiKTeX distribution on my computer. What would be the most advisable way of doing it? What is the process of uninstalling the previous version safely and installing the new ...
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Package Manager MikTex 2.9 crashes if you install any script [duplicate]

I tried installing any script from the Package Manager of latest version of MikTeX but when you try any script, the package manager crashes. I have tried it with and without the admin mode. Moreover, ...
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Error compiling .Rnw in TeXstudio (knitr with PdfLaTeX)

I´ve been trying to get the minimal Demofile for knitr running and compiling in TeXstudio, but I keep getting errormessages. Here´s the info, mybe somebody can help me out about what I´m doing wrong: ...
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MiKTeX Package Manager not installing subfigure package [closed]

I am trying to install subfigure package in MiKTeX using: mpm --verbose --install subfigure But when I run this command in cmd in Windows 7, the crash notification comes up saying: MiKTeX Package ...
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Install packages in texworks missing style files

So I am trying to install the pgfplots package in LaTeX on my Windows 7 machine. I usually did this by just running the LaTeX file with \usepackage{pgfplots}, and then the computer asks me if I want ...
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Using Open Sans font with LaTeX: Alphabetic chars right, numeric chars wrong

I've downloaded the Open Sans font from CTAN for use in MiKTeX on Windows (using pdfLaTeX). After the download, I just copied all the files into the MiKTeX root directory (= texmf). As described ...
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TeXworks won't open *.cls extensions

I've always used MikTeX as the main LaTeX base to compile/write my *.tex/*.sty/*.cls files, so I downloaded the specific version 2.9.4521-x64 on my first computer (running Windows 7 Professional); and ...
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Lightweight xelatex

On my winXP machine MikTEX installation folder is almost 500M. That's ok when I use it myself. I want to bundle installation package or pre-installed latex distribution (I need xeLaTeX especially) in ...
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Biblatex no .bib inserted and no .bbl file created - using TeXnicCenter

I tried to use biblatex for the first time, instead of BibTeX, which was fine, however LaTeX is obviously unable to insert the .bib file because the warning messages stay the same if I intentionally ...
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LyX - undefined control sequence but package seems to be added

I am using LyX with MikTeX and I am trying to use the following command \oiiint but I am getting the following error: \oiiint The control sequence at the end of the top line of your error message ...
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Biber doesn't work anymore (with biblatex-apa in TeXnicCenter) [duplicate]

Today I encountered an issue with biblatex and it seemed I had to update the biblatex package to the newest version to fix this. So I went for a complete update of my MikTeX installation (installed ...
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Sweave on Windows 7 - using Texmaker

So I've tried to configue Sweave on Texmaker following these instructions: http://arts.uwaterloo.ca/~tmparker/722/hw/Setup_Sweave_in_Texmaker.pdf When I go to run this example: ...
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MikTeX package manager unable to download any packages [duplicate]

I used to be able to download packages but recently I have been unable to do so for quite sometime now. It gives the message: get proxy host by name failed in tcp_connect() I don't remember doing ...
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Import and Export LaTeX presentations in graphical presentation editor

I want to find (or create) a graphical presentation editor (or say Winedt macros) that allows text, graphics images and latex formulas to be inserted and formatted interactively. It should also allow ...