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TexWorks has stopped working for only one tex document

I searched far and wide for a solution to this, but the one topic that could have procured an answer was closed (which didn't make sense to me?). I have a .tex document in TexWorks that was installed ...
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Beamer with Miktex 2.7

I have 2.7 installed and do not want to update to anything else for now. Can you point to me everything needed for Beamer latex to work with 2.7 and guide me. I keep downloading this and that package ...
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Using texmaker on mac and windows simulataneosuly

I'm a latex novice so forgive my ignorance. I would greatly appreciate any help with an issue I am having. I created a basic template for my university reports and projects, on my mac laptop, with ...
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layout page problem when start miktex

Just installed miktex 2.9.5997 when I try to open a tex file I get the error message Layout problem. can somebody help? thanks
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Can't find .bib-file in created root using MiKTeX

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 installed on drive C:\. (win7-64bit) In MiKTeX options menu I added a new root under E:\drive\latexfiles\ This folder looks like /bibtex ../bib ../../misc ../bst ../.....
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fsnode, ssnode on MiKTeX [duplicate]

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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How to use \graphicspath?

I am using MikTex 2.9 and TeXstudio for my TeX preparation. I would like to set the path to my figures folder containing all the figures, plots etc. required for my work. I used \graphicspath to set ...
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Page formatting when using images [duplicate]

New Lyx user, not very good in page formatting. whenever i insert an image, the whole page formatting get messed up. like in the below figure. In my code the above paragraph was after the pic. but in ...
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How to compile latex even when pdf is open in windows using MiKTeX?

In Linux, you can edit the source .tex file and on compilation the changes reflect in the pdf file even if pdf file is open in some pdf viewer. I tried this on kile. But the same doesn't happen in ...
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MiKTeX installation error “Too many open files”

I tried to install MiKTeX 2.9. Some information: OS: Windows 7, Intel i7, 8 GB RAM. MiKTeX install file: setup-2.9.5987.exe Install from: local repository (downloaded first), full install. ...
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Font ygoth at 720 not found

This is what happens when i try compile on miktex via pdflatex command my .tex file I have MikTex 2.9. This problem doesn't happen with it on another computer with MiKTex 2.9 Both miktex's are just ...
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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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Converting Matlab arrays to LaTeX compatible Code

I was looking for ways to convert some MATLAB 2D arrays directly to LaTeX executable code that prints it nicely. While searching I came across this answer Including a Matlab table in document The ...
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MikTeX Update wizard not working

I am facing problem to update my MikTeX 2.9 database. I am getting the following error. I changed the mirror sites to others still the same problem. But the Package Manager is working fine. The log ...
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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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pdflatex cannot find my .tex file

For some strange reason pdflatex.exe apparently can't find the .tex file I'm trying to process in the Windows terminal. I open the terminal, navigate to the appropriate folder and enter the ...
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How can I manually install a package on MiKTeX (Windows)

I'm new to LaTeX, investigating using it for some work projects. I'm using MiKTeX on Windows. My employer's locked-down network blocks the application's automatic installation function. I can take ...
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MikTeX Deployment for multiple users

We use mainly MikTeX/pdflatex 2.9. I'm wondering if the deployment scheme we have here is really the best. The way we deploy is as follows: Create a miktex 2.9 System with required packages for our ...
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How do I properly implement Biblatex with the Biber backend in Texmaker? [closed]

I believe I have everything configured correctly (having looked at other questions). I have replaced bibtex % with biber % in the Commands and I have selected PdfLaTex + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTex (x2) + ...
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How to install language modules for the glossaries package

I've updated to the latest version (v 4.12) of the glossaries package on a miktex installation under windows. Now I get two warnings from the glossaries package: Package glossaries Warning: No ...
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How do I fix a Cannot Run error?

So I am trying to preview my Latex file as a pdf, so when I click pdf preview, an warning pops up stating, Cannot run: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Maxthon\Bin\Maxthon.exe" "C:\Users\Joe\Documents\Sample(...
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MiKTeX and babel: missing file and useless package installation required

After not updating my MiKTeX 2.9 for a very long time, I did it a few days ago. I had pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16, LaTeX2e <2014/05/01>, babel <3.8m>, and now I have pdfTeX 3.14159265-...
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Configuring arara in Texstudio on Windows

Following this answer, I fully installed arara from Github, then I tried to run the user command Arara from Texstudio menu on this simple code but I got an error Uh-oh, the configuration file ...
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Downgrade biblatex and biber (due to change to name formats in biblatex 3.3)

I use the droit-fr class but it doesn't work anymore after the changes made to name formats in biblatex 3.3. I'll contact the developer, but the update is not trivial. In the meantime, what would be ...
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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 ...
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Cannot install any package using Miktex update manager

when using Miktex update manager, when I click install on any package, it open downloading windows but nothing happens, then the error report shows without a comment or message, just like that ...
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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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What is the best (most robust) way to install a custom Xindy style?

I’m developing a (non-public) custom class which has a comparing Xindy style file (.xdy). I’m installing the class feels etc. according to TDS with a script (or by unzipping to the right directories). ...
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Justify the “Abstract” in iEEE Transaction computer society

How to justify (both left and right) the abstract in IEEETrans ? when I generate the pdf using the standard template provided by ieee computer society transaction, I get the abstract in the left ...
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Re-installed LyX on Windows 8 laptop; pdf preview doesn't work

At first, LyX was popping up an error message (something to the effect that it couldn't find some sort of MiKTeX thing; I'm sorry I didn't write down the exact message). Anyway, I was able to fix ...
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How to install natbib in MIkTeX

How can I install the natbib package for bibtex in MikTex. I already got the package from https://www.ctan.org/pkg/natbib but cannot find instructions to install within MikTeX.
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problem with bibliography perhaps a missing item

I am trying to produce a bibliography , using acl16 style. the code is the following: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{acl2016} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{latexsym} \...
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TeX Root incorrect, MiKTeX209-core.dll no entry, amstex.exe quarantined by Norton 360

I have a desktop computer in my office with Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) SP 1, and my private laptop with Windows Home (64 bit) SP 1. MikTeX 2.9 full 64 bit version is installed on both of them, ...
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Could not start Default Compiler: PdfLaTeX

I've been using TeXstudio without any problems for a while. Now, whenever I try to compile some documents I get this error: "Could not start Default Compiler:PdfLaTeX: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -...
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Metapost labels do not work with MiKTeX 2.9

I have upgraded from MiKTeX 2.8 to 2.9. All the label commands that earlier worked in Metapost are not working anymore. I am using MiKTeX in conjunction with TeXnicCenter. The MetaPost version ...
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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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TexMaker does not generate pdf (no error)

I was writing a document for months using TexMaker and everything worked fine. Today suddenly nothing (usefull) happened after quick build. I also tried pdfLatex and Latex commands and log file doesn'...
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compiling problem with MikTeX

I installed MikTeX 2.9a few days ago, and now I don't succeed to convert to PDF most of my documents. I don't think that there is a problem with documents themselves, since I compiled them previously, ...
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Undefined Reference Errors in Miktex

I have been getting weird undefined reference errors to 'Last Page' that point to the line corresponding to my end{document}. I have no idea what this means, but in any case, here is a minimum working ...
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How to downgrade Miktex? Where to find a roadmap of past versions?

Setting up a new system I just installed the newest version of Miktex (2.9.5987) without keeping track which version I actually had before. The newest version introduced some serious compatibility ...
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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 ``pgfsys-...
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How to use adforn package? [closed]

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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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: \...