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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 ...
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Problems on Latex compiler Errors

File mfirstuc.sty not found. \RequirePackage, Any one can help me how to fix this error. I am importing all packages but I don't know what's going on?
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Latex Error : File “extsizes.sty” not found

While running the latex template for Nanoscale Journal, I face the following error: Latex Error : File"extsizes.sty" not found What is the reason and how can it be solved?
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My MikTex keep create corrupted .tex file

When I use MikTex + TexStudio, after sometime when I compile & build, it will came up this error message, then the file become corrupted and size is 0kb. I am not sure what happened. My ...
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Do I need to install MiKTEX on my system before installing Texmaker?

Do I need to install MiKTEX on my system before installing Texmaker or Texmaker will work even without installing MiKTEX?
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BibLatex keep producing errors in Lyx 2.1.4 with MikTex

As many people suggest to use BibLatex instead of BibTex, but I cannot get it working in Lyx 2.1.4 with MikTex. I have seen many webpages, but still confused. I followed the instruction in lyx wiki ...
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PdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ecbx0800): Font ecbx0800 at 600 not found

I am new to Latex and have been allowed to copy a Latex project in order to reuse it as a template for my thesis. I initially adjusted most the project's content and structure for my own thesis. The ...
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MiKTeX Setup on Windows - Error 404

I'm trying to install MiKTeX on Windows 7 (32 bits) and I get this error message: http://mirrors.tuna.tsinghua.edu.cn/CTAN/systems/win32/miktex/tm/packages/miktex-urct-bin-x64.tar.lzma (expecting ...
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Sorry, but “MiKTeX Configuration Utility” did not succeed [duplicate]

Earlier I posted this question. I finally found an installer that seemed to work. Now I have the TeXworks icon on my desktop. So I ran it on a .tex file. I got this console output: Sorry, but ...
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Problem in installing package through internet [closed]

I have tried to install packages from MiKtex2.9-- maintenance(admin)-- Miktex package manager(admin) but I got an error message: no connection could be made because the target machine actively ...
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MiKTex package update fails “Windows API error 87” [duplicate]

I have just installed MiKTex 2.9 in Windows 7. I had this problem and fixed it by deleting the .fndb files. The first time I try to compile a "hello world" .tex file , a window pops up titled Package ...
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Run MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have tried to install MiKTeX 2.9 on my Windows 8 laptop and the installation wizard was running fine and i had no problems. when I was compiling TeX the first time the following occurred: Sorry, ...
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Unable to install a missing package on-the-fly in MikTeX, 64 bit from WinEdt

It's strange but I am unable to compile beamer class documents under Windows 10. The following example \documentclass[ unicode,xcolor={dvipsnames,usenames} ]{beamer} ...
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“MiKTeX Configuration Utility” did not succeed [closed]

I have recently installed MiKTeX on my system. It worked well but after I updated it, it does not work and give this messages: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" did not succeed. The log file ...
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MiKTeX and TeX Live both installed?

I am new to LaTeX and I have started having errors that I cannot explain. The code works for a moment but then it fails without any changes made! So I have started thinking that it is because of the ...
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Latex error - is format correct? [closed]

I am using LaTeX for the first time and I think I am using the correct format, but for some reason I am getting this error that says: Could not start the command. pdflatex -synclatex=1 ...
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Sublime text 3 fails to compile

I am getting the following message after trying to build [Compiling C:\Users\my name\Desktop\TeX\untitled-1.tex] TraditionalBuilder: Engine: pdflatex -> pdftex. Invoking texify... COULD NOT ...
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MikTeX: Failing to compile in sublime text 3

When I compile in Sublime Text 3, a PDF does not appear, instead I get the following message: shell_cmd or cmd is required [cmd: None] I have already installed Latextools, and i've added SumatraPDF ...
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Error: Libraries\MiKTeX\UI\Qt\mikuiqt.cpp

I just updated MiKTeX and compiled some article with below header. \documentclass[preprint,review,12pt]{elsarticle} It does not show any error before updating but it failed shown below. ...
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XeLaTex - fontawesome: compiles without errors, but doesn't show symbols

I have trouble using fontawesome symbols with XeLaTex. Set up MikTex 2.9 on Windows 8.1 from scratch. Fontawesome installed properly. When I try to use fontawesome symbols with XeLaTex I don't get any ...
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MiKTeX: Two things did not succeed

I installed a new hard drive on my computer this summer and I'm trying to install MiKTeX on it now. There were no problems when I was using my old hard drive. My OS is Windows 8.1. I'm trying to ...
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MyriadPro and MiKTeX (FontPro)

I tried to install Myriad Pro as described by FontPro (XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX aren't an option) because I couldn't build the files via cygwin and used GNU/Linux to build all necessary files and copied ...
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Error Unable to update the static FcBlanks

After an update with MikTex 2.9 (Windows 7) I have the problem that some fonts are garbled. Running xelatex displays Unable to update the static FcBlank and I get the same error with the following ...
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MiKTeX won't typeset

I have just bought a new computer and downloaded MiKTeX onto it. When I try to typeset some of my old TeXworks files I get: "Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" did not succeed. The log file ...
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While downloading I get an error [duplicate]

While downloading MiKTeX downloading was not achieved and I get: "C:\Program Files (x86)\New folder (2)\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe" --update-fndb --admin --log-file="C:\Program Files (x86)\New folder ...
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How can I prevent Latex from doing something “bad” to my computer? [duplicate]

More precisely, I want to run PDFLatex on a server and let it accept arbitrary .tex source files from users, returning the compiled pdf to them. However, obviously this introduces a security threat ...
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German hyphenation in MiKTeX 2.9.5105 not working like in 2.9.3927 [closed]

I recently installed MiKTeX 2.9.5105 and noticed that german hyphenation was not working. Then I checked with my older MiKTeX Version (2.9.3927) and everything is working like a charm. I couldn't ...
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getting error message using movie15 package

I am trying to embed a \GIF image in my miktex.But it is showing the message that movie15.sty not found.What causing this problem?
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Error in Updating FNDB after last update

After updating packages this morning nothing works anymore (I am working under Windows 8). Particularly, compiling files with TeXWorks returns the message: running 'initexmf --quiet --update-fndb' to ...
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MikTeX not installing packages [closed]

I am using WinEdt and I wanted to install the package esint. When I compile my document to generate my pdf, it asks me if I want to install the package from online. However, nothing ever happens, ...
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Configuring the dvips driver. Can I modify the config.ps file?

I'm having some trouble with paper sizes when I use the sequence Latex->dvips->ps2pdf to compile my .tex file. I have figured out that the problem is with the dvips bit. I want a letter size ...
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Cell borders in table disappear in different zoom levels [duplicate]

I'm using Miktex 2.9 and TexnicCenter 2.02 and I would like to have a gray column in my table. I found some examples on the internet. They work, but if I use them, some of the cell borders (only in ...