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Texmaker taking a long time

Texmaker takes really long to do pdflatex now like I've been running it for 10 minutes and it has not compiled used to compile in like 10 secs and I only added a few lines. Anyone have ideas on how to ...
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Mystery of finding a class file stored remotely

I store all my work files on a remote system, so when I log on to any computer at my institution I can see my files. Previously, when I ran the following .tex file there was no issue. (I am using ...
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After MiKTeX update when using LuaLaTeX: Package pgf Error: Driver file ``pgfsys-luatex.def'' not found

I just updated my MiKTeX instance to the latest packages and am using the LuaLaTeX compiler. Whenever a document relies on pgf I get the following error: ! Package pgf Error: Driver file ...
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How to use adforn package? [on hold]

I would like to insert a single ornament on the titlepage of my thesis, something like this: I have found the adforn package on CTAN and it has the exact glyph I was looking for. However, after I ...
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Re-installed LyX; pdf preview doesn't work

I have re-installed LyX on my laptop (Windows 8), and now the pdf preview doesn't work. At first, it was popping up an error message (something to the effect that it couldn't find some sort of MiKTeX ...
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Setting MikTeX proxy from batch file

I am trying to automate the installation of MikTeX on Windows 7 machines but fail when it comes to proxy definition. Manual definition using the GUI works well, but not the batch file based ...
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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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How to run shell command with \write18?

I want to use the command \write18 with shell or other excutables rather than only a restricted list of programs as it says here: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/20446/92620 How can i bypass the ...
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Bibtex entries with last names first and year after authors

I know that this question has already been asked and I tried to use the answer of this question Biblatex entries with last names first and year after authors but is not working :( my code is: ...
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Package bbold not working

I've been trying to use the bbold package for the indicator function but I get the following error: Process started This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (C: ...
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fsnode, ssnode on MiKTeX

I am trying to create a bipartite graph using tikz, however, it doesn't seem to recognize the keys fsnode and ssnode on my Windows MiKTeK installation (works fine in Ubuntu). Line: \foreach \i in ...
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Prevent pdflatex.ini repair when updating packages in miktex

I've installed Miktex for the local user only so it is installed in C:\Users\~\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX 2.9. I had to add save_size=80000 to pdflatex.ini in ..\miktex\config to avoid errors when ...
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Wrapfig: No image after section

I am trying to figure out why I am getting no image and no error message in the log when using wrapfigure environment right after a sectioning command. The only way how I was able to force wrapfigure ...
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pdflatex on linux gives error, pdflatex on windows no error. You can't use `\spacefactor' in math mode

Could someone please explain why this file compiles OK on MikTex on windows with no error, but on Linux with TexLive 2015 it gives an error? \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts even with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

According to this question: On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package, to get rid of the error, a scalable font must be loaded. Package ...
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What is the Windows MikTeX equivalent to “updating pdftex.map by running initexmf --mkmaps”? [duplicate]

I have been having this problem: pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts even with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} My most recent trouble-shooting step is what ...
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Video in Beamer using multimedia package

I am trying to put a video (.mp4 or .avi) in my Beamer presentation, preferably to start on click, using the multimedia package. Code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} ...
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Error with BibTeX when compiling in MiKTeX

I recently installed MiKTeX on my laptop, and when I try to typeset some of my (old) TeX files, all my references show as [?] in the pdf. I get the following error message from the console: Sorry, ...
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MiKTeX installer no longer connects to any server

I am using the MiKTeX Update Wizard. It has been working fine until my last attempt to update. I am getting the following error: Sorry, but something went wrong: The remote package repository ...
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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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MiKTeX updater fails [closed]

The updater on a completely fresh MiKTeX install fails with the log file: 2016-05-15 11:56:25,964+0200 INFO initexmf - starting: MiKTeX Configuration Utility 2.9.5900 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) 2016-05-15 ...
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Can't uninstall MikTeX

I go to my MikTex 2.9 directory, search for uninstall_admin.exe. I run it, the uninstallation bar does not move and it allows me to press next. It does not remove the folder or do anything. My ...
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TexWorks from MiKTeX vs new version of TexWorks

I have installed the TeXworks 0.6.1, the lastest version. Now I have this new Texworks version and the version from MiKTex. My question is, what is the best way to procede: Update the Texworks ...
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tex capacity exceeded using the lstlisting package [duplicate]

Using the lstlisting package on a large number of items (200 +) I get ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [pool size=3174358].<argument> \XC@@tmp \FPsub{\scratch}{1}{\scratch} % I have absolutely ...
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Random errors using pdfLaTeX in Texmaker

I cannot use pdfLaTeX in Texmaker on my laptop. It was working on my desktop with windows 7, and I installed MiKTeX and Texmaker on my laptop with windows 10 and opened the same file and now it gives ...
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MikTeX: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found after the recent update

I just updated MiKTeX packages in my workstation, and TexWorks gives following error when I try to make pdf: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found The procedure entry point ...
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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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I downloaded a package because Latex said it needed it, and now my computer keeps crashing

I am very new to Latex but I have been slogging through teaching myself to use it. Recently I was working on an assignment and I wanted to add a figure to my document (which was an article). I found ...
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Changing the font style for chapters, sections and subsections

Can anyone please help me change the font style (say the LaTeX font: accanthis) only for the chapter name while the text in the article still has a palatino font (I am using \usepackage{palantino}). ...
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How do I run MikTeX update wizard on Windows 8?

I have MikTex 2.9. When I run MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\mpm_mfc.exe and click Task->Update Wizard it says "The update wizard could not be found." How do I update packages? Edit: The update wizard is ...
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Failing with '=“”' when updating MiKTeX packages

I have some problem with my MiKTeX and I want to now update some packages. But it seems I cannot connect to the server. At the same time, I find I cannot connect to http://miktex.org/ either. ...
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MiKTeX: connect failed in tcp_connect [closed]

I already read these threads: 1, 2, 3 and 4 which address the connection error connect failed in tcp_connect(). I found out that the address I can't connect to is 178.77.68.21 but there is nothing ...
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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 installation error, “The member could not bex extracted from the cabinet file”

MiKTeX Setup 2.9.5870 Report Date: Monday, May 09, 2016 Time: 10:28:25 OS version: Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit, Service Pack 3, build 7600 SystemAdmin: yes PowerUser: false SharedSetup: false Setup ...
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PdfLatex stops compilling

when I add 'numbers' option for package natbib and compile files, pdflatex starts compiling and stop at the middle of the processs (and cpu is at 25%), maybe an infinite loop... I'm using MikTex 2.7 ...
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PDFLatex throws errors, undefined control sequence, use of \sortlist doesn't match it's definition, etc [closed]

I recently asked a question about using biblatex, but that didn't seem to be a problem. I now used some code which should work fine, but I'm still getting errors. Here is the code I used: ...
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LaTex cannot find user installed packages

I just switched to a new laptop and am having trouble getting a few packages to work on the new machine. I installed Miktex 2.9 basic package and the style files I need to access are contained in the ...
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esint - Step-by-step instructions for editing space between integral signs

I just don't know how to proceed in order to change the horizonal space between integral signs, when adding \iintor similar commands. I've read the documentation, but my knowledge of TeX structure ...
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Custom Build (Sublime Text, Latextools)

I'm trying to customise the build function on Sublime text 3 to include separate outputs for the build files and the pdf. I am using Miktex and xelatex (by adding %!TEX program = xelatex) at the top ...
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Why does Texmaker and synctex pdflatex doesn't work?

I'm using Texmaker 4.4.1, and I want to be able to jump to pdf (Ctrl+RClick) from the tex script, and vice versa. I tried to use the tips of -synctex=1 in the PDFLatex command, but it doesn't seem ...
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I cannot install MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 10

I am installing MiKTeX on windows 10, the installer continue till the end then it stops, this is the log file initializing setup service... starting installer... Loading package database... starting ...
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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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Can't open latex on windows 10 [duplicate]

I have installed MikTex2.9 on my PC using Windows 10. Now I want to use latex so I can create a document, but I have so many folders and I don't understand which file I should open.
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Problem with installing MiKTeX

I was trying to install MiKTeX 2.8.35553 and landed up with the following error. Can anybody tell me the exact installation source ? Thanks in advancce...
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MiKTeX and initexmf - Change user root priority without using settings GUI

When running MiKTeX as non-admin, packages get automatically installed in AppData; sometimes, however, you want to manually install a version of a package in another root folder without removing the ...
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LaTeX bug; my text is'nt showing at all [closed]

This is a noob question, but for some reason, after compiling the rest of my document wont show up. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{flushleft} Proof: It suffices to construct ...
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MIKTEX - The XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base source file could not be found. Running ttf2pk.exe

I am trying to build a CV with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. The error is as follows: Trying to make PK font XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base at 720 DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... ...
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where are the circuitikz keys located within a miktex install?

I am looking for the circuitikz source files in my miktex installation (Windows 7) so I can Use the Source to determine which scaling factors do what. (since there isn't really any specific ...
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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 ...