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Error: “Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution”

I just installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio, but when I try to compile a document I get the following error: Error: One command expansion invalid. Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX ...
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TeXStudio and MiKTeX Portable - Could not start command

I have a problem with my TeXStudio. I am using a portable version (2.9.4) together with the latest MiKTeX. Everything used to work just fine and now that I have to finish my work from home instead of ...
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Some packages not recognised by TexStudio

Some of my packages are not recognised by TexStudio (examples: pdfpages, mathtools, ramsstyle and so on), but most of the packages I use are recognised. I have installed all of these packages with ...
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Error in pdf2latex compiling

Tell me, please, what is connected with the error? winedt+miktex
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Creating a Beamer Poster

I am trying to create a Beamer poster. I'm using Texnic Center and normally packages install on the fly. When I tried to copy a paste a beamer template into Texnic Center, I got an emergency stop. ...
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Converting Word or Excel tables to Latex

Is there a plug in or something that can convert Ms Word or Ms Excel tables exactly as they are (with borders etc) to Latex? I have used http://www.ctan.org/pkg/excel2latex but it removes the lines in ...
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getting error “ log file not found”

I have been getting the same error " log file not found" all the time. I have the MikTex installed and it is on the path. my input file has a correct name. I set all options in the configuration as it ...
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How to install MathTime Pro 2 fonts on MikTeX

I have been trying for a long time now to install the MathTime Professional II (mtpro2) fonts on my system. (I am running MikTeX 2.9 under Windows 7, but what likely matters is "recent MikTeX, under ...
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Convert TikZ to EPS using pdfLaTeX

I would like to convert my TikZ images to EPS format and save in a separate file while pdfLaTeX compiles my document, ideally. Note I am using MikTeX and TeXstudio. Otherwise, I would like to be able ...
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TeXWorks is displaying my *.tex files as Chinese

I am using MiKTeX on a Windows platform. I traditionally edit my *.tex files using Vim as I prefer it's interface for text editors. I have been doing this just fine for months (editing files in Vim, ...
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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty

When I try to compile my paper I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Filemathtools.sty' not found.` Other packages are successfully found and automatically installed, but mathtools.sty is not. I ...
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Biblatex/Biber issues (authoryear-icomp, MiKTeX/TexMaker) [duplicate]

I have some problems using Texmaker 4.4.1 with MiKTex 2.9, Biblatex 2.9a, biber 1.9 and Jabref. When compiling, there occur following errors (example): Citation 'ngrip2004' on page 4 undefined ...
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Latex error- file 'fancyvrb.sty' not found [duplicate]

I am using Miktex2.9 and Texniccenter and error is coming 'fancyvrb.sty' not found, so what to do can i download it , if yes after downloading where to put the file so that after running the ...
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texpath command returns empty array in Asymptote

when using the texpath command in Asymptote, I only get an empty path array. I'm using a miktex installation on a Windows 8 machine, ghostscript is installed. (I also have a TeX Live installation on a ...
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IEEEtrantools not found by TeXstudio but IEEEtrantools.cwl is in AppData (and file compiles ok using MikTeX)

Newbie here. I'm running MikTeX 2.9 on Win8.1 and I'm trying to setup TeXstudio to implement some of the suggestions in "The not so short intro..." by Oetiker et al. Since IEEEtrantools aren't in ...
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How to install mathtools package?

I'm new to Latex so forgive me if the questions are dumb... I was trying to right left-top corner superscript, someone recommended mathtools package on this forum: Left and right subscript. So I ...
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pdflatex error when rendering TeX as PDF in TeXstudio on Windows 7

I installed TeX using MiKTeX and installed TeXstudio using the basic installer, but whenever I compile a TeX file (.tex) using pdflatex in TeXstudio I receive this error: TeXworks (which came ...
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Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
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pst-barcode with MikTeX portable

I have the following problem: Rendering QR codes & Barcodes via psbarcode using Xelatex from Miktex portable just seems to work if the Windows path environment variable is set to MikTeX Portable ...
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the memory dump file could not be found

I'm using MiKTex on Windows 8. Using the simplest tex file would bring about the error. pdflatex.exe: the memory dump file could not be found. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Error: TexStudio “Could not start command”

I just installed TeXstudio 2.5.2 and compiled the following \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \end{document} but I get this error Error: Could not start the command: "/usr/texbin/pdflatex" ...
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Texmaker portable with Miktex portable

I am trying to setup texmaker portable to work with Miktex portable. I found instructions here: http://jimstitzel.com/2010/01/configuring-texmaker-usb-with-miktex-portable/. Updating of Miktex ...
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File Not Found - Problem With \includegraphics

I'm having a great deal of difficulty adding figures into a LaTeX template I downloaded. I downloaded and unzipped the template folder to a new folder, and am attemping to integrate a picture called ...
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plot not showing legend when used in Miktex

A have density plot in Mathematica as ShowLegend[ DensityPlot[Sin[x y], {x, 0, \[Pi]}, {y, 0, \[Pi]}, Mesh -> False, PlotPoints -> 30], {ColorData["LakeColors"][1 - #1] &, 10, " 1", ...
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BibTex There were undefined references [duplicate]

This is the first time I try to use Bibtex for my thesis and I am quite desperate because I cannot get it running. Despite the many post about the undefined references error in this forum, I still am ...
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PSTricks algebraic coordinates going from MikTeX to TeXLive

I am using PSTricks and some tikz functions for preparing some sketches. This snipped worked perfectly fine MikTeX on Windows 7 \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amstext} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Error when using the python package

I am very new to LaTeX. I need to run python package in LaTeX but I can't. I use MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 7 but the programs gives me this error: Latex error: ! I can't find file ...
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Error while compiling: “Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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Figures generate improper text spacing/breaking with IEEEtran and latexrelease package after MiKTeX update

After updating MiKTeX on 23-April-2015, compilation of my TeX files that use the fixltx2e.sty package was broken. According to the LaTeX News Issue 22 article, the fixltx2e package has become obsolete ...
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newtx seems to require newpx: “cannot open encoding file for reading”

A specific MikTeX installation shows the following error for a document that includes newtxtext and newtxmath: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ntx-ecth-tlf.enc): cannot open encoding file for reading ...
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Error using lualatex and tikzexternalize to compile document with PGFPlots

I have a fairly large document with a number of pgfplots diagrams and due to memory capacity limits in PDFLaTeX I am now using LuaLaTeX to compile. While this works well, it takes forever to produce ...
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Show error message when using batchmode

Consider the following MWE (in a foo.tex file): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] \begin{document} \section{Foo} \begin{theorem*} Undefined star ...
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How to migrate MikTeX to TeXLive/MacTeX

I was pretty comfortable in using ProTeXt distro of MikTeX (2013) in my Windows-7 netbook. When I switched over to a MacBook, I installed MacTeX, Mac variant of TeXLive (2014). In spite of its huge ...
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How do I launch MiKTeX

I just downloaded and installed MiKTeX 2.9. But I don't know how to launch MiKTeX. There is no icon on my desktop.
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miktex-makepk consistently fails to install fonts

I'm trying to use new typefaces with TeXstudio/MiKTeX, but every single time I try to use one from TeXLive that I install (which is done automatically for any package I include in the preamble that's ...
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\newcomand causes failure [duplicate]

im new to Latex, so pleas make explenation easy ;) im working with latest latex version on miktex i tried some \newcommand today and caused an error with this command: \newcommand{\N0}{ n_{0} }. when ...
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Why is my TeXnicCenter not compiling and producing any output in PDF?

Today I have just downloaded Basic MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter 2.0 Beta (latest version from the website). But my TeXnicCenter is not compiling and producing any output in PDF. It happened before ...
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Can MiKTeX texmf trees contain the equivalent of a “symbolic link”?

I have a few personal class and style files that I keep in a Git repository as they change often. On UNIX-based systems, I simply insert a symbolic link in my texmf tree that points to these files: ...
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Where and how to enable '--shell-escape' or '--enable-write18' of pdflatex.exe in LaTeXTools of Sublime Text?

I know how to deal with the problem with the older version of LaTeXTools. But recently LaTeXTools has been updated, which turn out to deprive me of knowing what to do. I use Windows+MikTex, by the ...
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Install Biber in MiKTeX on a 64-bit version of Windows

The question Biblatex + Biber + Texmaker + MiKTeX describe how to use Biber with MiKTeX. But on the 64-bit version of MiKTeX Biber isn't installed. How it is possible to install Biber on a 64-bit ...
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Animate package problem with Ghostscript version

I am using the animate package to make an animation in my beamer presentation. While compiling I use Latex -> dvi2ps -> ps2pdf When I do ps2pdf there is an error telling me that my Ghostscript ...
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Certain EPS files don't convert with epstopdf

I seem to be having problems with certain EPS files, generated by Matlab. Using epstopdf, it generates an empty pdf file (which it then inserts into the document, leaving a void there). It seems ...
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Typesetting system question related to amsmath [duplicate]

After consulting the existing questions and answers related to packages for Mathematical Equations, I found this recommendation, given by @cmhughes, advising to use amsmath. After including it in the ...
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Miktex 2.9 error creating fonts

I got a set of Latex files from someone else who, like me, is using Miktex 2.9. When I tried to compile one of them I got the following error. Trying to make PK font mathscr at 480 DPI... Running ...
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bundledoc fails with subfolder paths (MiKTeX)

I would like to use bundledoc mainly in Windows with MiKTeX. However, I encounter a problem with subfolder paths that is annoying. I run the program as follows: bundledoc --config=miktex.cfg ...
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Importing a pdf file that has filled in forms [duplicate]

I have a pdf file myfile.pdf in which I have filled in some forms. I'm trying to include that pdf file in a larger latex document using: \usepackage{pdfpages} ... \includepdf[pages={1}]{myfile.pdf} ...
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How can I generate PDF metadata from LaTeX?

I am writing a document using LaTeX and generating PDF. Can anybody tell me how I can generate the PDF metadata, e.g. author or title, from LaTeX? On Windows XP, I am using MikTex's texify to ...
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MikTeX package manager not installing BibTeX

I am new to LaTeX and I have installed MikTex distribution and I am using Texmaker. When I compile the simple code shown below I get an error: %_________________Preamble ...
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MikTex Packages Download Failure

I've just installed the Basic version of MikTex 2.9 When i compile a file using pdflatex , it attempts to download the package "miktex-zzdb1-2.9.tar.lzma" . It takes about 2-3 mins . Then it proceeds ...
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TexStudio Then Miktex Installed in Wrong Order

I installed TexStudio on my laptop without realizing I first needed Miktex (or texlive) I installed Miktex but the paths were not automatically recognized. I uninstalled TexStudios and reinstalled it ...