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LuaTeX bug? Abrupt stop

I'm on Windows, with latest and fully updated MiKTeX. I try to compile a document with lualatex test.tex where test.tex is \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} code ...
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Where to put plain TeX macros so MiKTeX finds them

I have MiKTeX 2.9 working except it can't find the files (.tex macros) when the source file (always plain TeX) refers to them as in \input mac2 I do have a TDS-compliant directory called ...
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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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“Wedding” font in plain TeX

I have a plain-TeX source file ready to go that makes a nice wedding program. But I need a script font for the headings. Something like Windows Edwardian Script (Open Type) which comes in a file ...
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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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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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Problem with citation in latex Springer journal template

I am writing an article in springer using svjoul3.cls. I have imported all my reference detail to bibfile. Any time use the fallowing command in MiKTeX, I confront with an error. any suggestion? ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec gives “Undefined control sequence” error after MiKTeX update - volume 2

I have the very same problem as in XeLaTeX with fontspec gives "Undefined control sequence" error after MiKTeX update. But in my case, repeatedly running the two MiKTeX updaters does not ...
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what is the proxy-server for MikTex

I installed MikTex 2.9.582xxx and it seems it installed without language package "babel-english". When I try to run the latex code I wrote in TexMaker I receive the following error Package babel ...
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Error: Could not start the command pdflatex.exe

Whenever I work on TeX, first time it works normal and gives output but later it makes problems and can not give output. Mostly it gives error like this "Error: Could not start the command: ...
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kpsewhich returns blank line

When I run kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFHOME in the command prompt on Windows 10, a blank line is returned (i.e. two blank lines between the command and the next prompt). It is not an error (kpsewhich ...
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psvectorian package

I work with Miktex2.9 . In a template code I downloaded , their is something called a psvectorian package. i.e. it uses \usepackage{psvectorian} .However I searched the Miktex package manager, but ...
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About error “ could not start default compiler : PdfLaTex ”

Recently I install texstudio. (My mitex is version 2.9) But when I compile the the following popup appears could not start default compiler : PdfLaTex : pdflatex.exe - synctex =1 - ...
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MiKTeX spelling check red underline

I have MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit on a Windows 10, and I can't get the red underline in misspelled words to appear. I tried to install in different folders, but no success. If I right-click on a misspelled ...
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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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installing Luatex in Miktex

How to install Luatex win 32 luatex version in Miktex 2.7, see http://www.luatex.org/download.html , my operating system is Windows XP, it seems that the luatex package is not complete, it doesn't ...
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How to include eps figure MiKTeX 2.9, pdfLaTeX, shared Windows computer

I've finally managed to get my file to compile, but the image I want to include isn't showing up. I get a big bit of blank space. Without all the actual text stuff going on, this is what I've got: ...
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The SumatraPDF Inverse-Search for any arbitrary Editor

I wanna use texmaker+sumatra, winEdt8+sumatra and texnic Center+sumatra together. I set the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search option on all editors. But the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search does not work on WinEdt ...
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How to use Miktex's Xindy package?

Using the package manager one can install a package titled tex2xindy binaries. However, the executable tex2xindy.exe is installed to miktex\bin\x64\internal\ and is thus not added to the system path. ...
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MiKTeX gives error upon attempting to typeset

I am a Mac user of LaTeX who is forced to use Windows at work, so I'm clueless when things go wrong. I've been using MiKTeX quite successfully until yesterday, when I all of a sudden had 2 MiKTeX ...
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Package repository down, how to relocate?

I would like to use the function of TeXnicCenter 1.0, where is automatically downloads missing packages used. The problem is, that the repository it wants to download from does not exist anymore (the ...
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Adding a Windows TrueType font to MiKTeX

I just installed MikTeX v. 2.9 I have used MFTI 0.60 with older versions of MikTeX with no problem.. MikTeX 2.9 did away with localtexmf and texmf directories. I tried to figure what to use for ...
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MikTeX 2.9 does not respond under Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

Two weeks ago I installed MiKTeX 2.9 64 bit on my laptop with OS Windows 10 Pro 64 bit. When working a while on a document (article) MiKTeX all of a sudden no longer responds. This invariably happens ...
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How to use biblatex with miktex and texmaker

I try to write my thesis with LaTeX. I built a basic template which seems to work. But, now I want to use biblatex for autor-year citations. And this doesn't seem to work in my case. I'm getting ...
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BibLaTeX not working with MikTeX, TeXMaker [closed]

I am using the latest version of both MikTeX and TexMaker (fresh install about two weeks ago). I am getting very frustrated because I am completely unable to use BibLatex in any of my documents. ...
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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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ocgbase.sty and ocgx2.sty packages not found

I'm using Miktex 2.9 and texmaker on a windows 7 OS. I'm getting the error message "! LaTeX Error: File `ocgbase.sty' not found. (...)" I found out that installing the ocgx2.sty package would solve my ...
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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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Abbreviated author names with initials at the end in the reference list [duplicate]

I use TexMaker with TeXworks to write a paper. The comments I use are given below. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[numbers,sort & compress]{natbib} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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Glossaries - how to deal with auxiliary files in another directory using MikTeX?

To keep my main folder clean, have redirected the auxiliary files using the -aux-directory=.\auxiliaries command in LaTeX and PdfLaTeX (1). However, when making the glossaries, TeXstudio gives the ...
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Porting MikTeX packages from one PC to another

I am using MikTeX on windows. I have installed lots of packages from online repositories. Now I have a new PC, where i have installed MikTeX again. But I don't want to reinstall all the packages ...
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LaTeX Error: File `foo.ent' not found

I'm trying to compile the Latex template from there. The template use the endnote packages. When I compile the document I get this error from lualatex: ! LaTeX Error: File `main.ent' not found. ...
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How to convert pdf to eps

I know that this post provides a windows batch file conversion option, but after I run the batch file, a .cmd UI comes up, and I'm not sure what to do from there. I have tried entering the file name ...
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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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Tex document not building in new computer (fontspec)

I have a resume written in Tex that was working just fine. I had to change my HD drive due to a problem. I installed Miktex 2.9 and TexMaker again and configured the packages to download and install ...
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I want to compile a figure or a graph, and I couldn´t [closed]

I use the package graphicx; and I couldn´t compile, appear the text: this application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin. Reinstalling the application. ...
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After failing to install media9, removing package from preamble continues giving error Support package l3kernel too old

I tried to install media9 by putting the following code in the preamble: \usepackage{media9,graphicx} This in order to be able to add sound files to my pdf, as this guy also asked help about. ...
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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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.synctex.gz(busy)

I am trying to compile a tex file using texstudio. All settings/configuration seem to be OK. I am using a local repository with all packages I need. However, when attempting at compiling I get this ...
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XeLaTeX: mathtools, unicode-math and \text spoil \mathtt

I work on a big XeLaTeX document and encountered a rendering bug(?) with my MiKTeX installation (all packages are updated as per April 10, 2016). Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to do clean reinstall?

After updating with the package manager, I can't compile any more, because I get the error "amsmath.sty not found". I'd like to do a complete new install of MiKTeX. I did an uninstall using ...
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How to preview images generated by MetaPost?

I use the old MetaPost program to create graphics. My problem is that, to see the result of my MetaPost figures, I have to compile first the .mp file and then the .tex file where I've inserted them. ...
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How to compare two TeX codes and mark differences with color

I would like to find easy tool, which compares two TeX codes and generates a PDF file of the first code, in which the differences from the second code are marked by a given color. I use winedt 7.0 ...
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BibLaTeX – Remove Year Labels

I started using BibLaTeX with the APA style, and I noticed that if two dates are the same (including n.d.), a label will be added to the year (e.g. 2016b or n.d.-b). I would like to remove these. ...
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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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Creating pdf using winshell and latex causes winshell to crash

I am running windows 7 trying to make latex files using winshell. I have used winshell's website and followed their instructions on the error, which was to find the correct directory for latex's ...
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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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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 ...