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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.
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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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How to Fix MiKTeX209-net-log4cxx.dll?

I have a problem after updated package LaTeX from MikTeX Update and this screenshoot like this : How to Fix it ?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Problem in TexLive with bibentry for entries with ISBN and URL fields

(Thanks on advance for your feedback!) I've a problem when using \bibentry for bibliographic entries that include an ISBN or URL field. My document works fine with MikTex on Win7 x64, but breaks with ...
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PDFLateX doesn't work the second time [closed]

I just installed MiKTeX and Texmaker. I am Using Windows 7, Texmaker 4.2 and MiKTeX 2.9. However, I have he following problem: If there is just the .tex file and the files for included pictures in ...
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pdflatex failed for some reason (but which? and how can this be repaired?)

pdflatex is giving me problems since Friday 3rd, October 2015. Apparently babel and some font definitions are making it stall. From the pdflatex.log I copied the following message: 2015-10-05 ...
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Qt platform plugin not found since updating MiKTeX

I use both Win7 and Win8.1 on 2 different machines. This morning I upadated the MiKTeX packages in admin. Since, I have trouble compiling documents that used to be compilable as late as yesterday. On ...
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EINVAL Error in Lyx

When I am typing text in the Lyx main editor window the following message keeps appearing in the Progress/Debug Message pane: Error returned from iconv_open EINVAL The conversion from UCS-4LE to UTF8 ...
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Installing the 'mathabx' package [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the mathabx package and am having some troubles. I am using MixTek 2.9 and running TexWorks. I have tried typing \usepackage{mathabx} into the console as usual before I ...
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Can't use Acro Package, .sty stored in appdata\ [closed]

I wanted to manage my acronyms with the acro package, because it lists them in alphabetical order. However, everytime i try to compile, it gives me a bunch of these errors. Zeile 447: LaTeX error: ...
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Working on same project from different machines

Is it possible to work on a project from different machines? I usually work on my thesis at home, but I'm considering to go to a library to work from there with their computers. At home I use ...
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Package not found in MiKTeX despite already installed

I am just in the beginning of using MiKTeX to compile tex file. This whole time I have been using online compiler until I realize that their compilation time is limited for free user, so I switch to ...
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Subfig causing a mess in List of Tables/Figures [duplicate]

OK, this was introduced with a very recent update to MikTeX but it is a big problem for me... - I narrowed it down to the subfig package - and yes, I need it for subfloats with numbering... however it ...
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Error when trying to compile tccv document class example

Downloaded the tccv document class and tried to compile one of the bundled examples using TeXMaker and MikTeX on Windows. First error I received for scrart.cls not being found, so I found a copy of ...
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LyX claims it's exporting a PDF, but it isn't

I recently reinstalled both LyX and MiKTeX (on Win10, if it matters), hoping to fix a longstanding error where I couldn't export to pdf via pdflatex. Now, instead, no pdf exports work. It reports that ...
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can't compile simple plain text in Lyx (lyx_tmpbuf2)

I have recently installed a portable Lyx 2.0.8 in Win7. I already run Miktex update and reconfigure Lyx. However, I just write a few lines on Lyx (plain text, no more) and cannot compile it on pdf. ...
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positioning a tree

I have drawn a simple tree. But this code creates a left-aligned tree. How can I position the whole tree in the center? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{gb4e} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Overfull box on \end{document} line

I have an "illogical" overfull warning under pdflatex+biblatex+memoir. Illogical because page range don't make sense and it happens at \end{document}. The warning is: Overfull \hbox (83.28351pt too ...
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Slight package bug about Babel/efrench

I was writing in LaTeX, and when I'm trying to complie with MikTex, this prints: ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\generic\e-french\french.cfg" ! Undefined control sequence. I believe it ...
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\usepackage{glossaries} won't work after Miktex-Update/-Reinstallation

I'm struggeling with the same error described in this post Problems on Latex Compiler Errors. Here's an MWE \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{glossaries} \begin{document} Lipsum \end{document} ...
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Is it possible to create a new format file with commonly used macros appended to latex.fmt (Miktex)

I use many macro defintions in my latex documents and many packages, which I want to be appended to the latex.fmt file. Is it possible to create a new format file with appended macros? And if it's ...
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Latex program do not work

I am quite new to LaTeX, but I have been working on this document for a couple of days and everything was going fine (I am using MiKTeX and TeXmaker). So suddenly in the middle of writing it did not ...