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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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Trouble installing MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 10

I have PC with fresh install of Windows 10. I am now trying to install the version of MiKTeX 2.9, but am running into same installation problem. The install starts fine (Net install, basic install, ...
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Insert eps graphics with graphicx (file not found)

When I run Andrew Robert's import.tex in MikTeX I get an error message saying that the image file is not found: ! LaTeX Error: File `chick' not found. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for ...
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Fatal fontspec error: “cannot-use-pdftex”

Good evening to everyone, I'm facing a problem while attempting to write my CV on TexStudio. I was used to write it following this template: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %A Few Useful ...
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Trying to use reledmac with luatexja

I am using MikTeX 2.9, and trying to get the reledmac package working with luatexja. Both packages work fine if I try to use them on their own, but if I combine them I get the same error whether or ...
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Miktex xetex-def package installation

Miktex wants to install xetex-def package in order to compile. It cannot be installed automatically from package depository because of server error (error response from server:404). Package files can ...
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Xelatex/LuaLatex build problem at Texmaker 4.5 in windows

I want to build with Xelatex, I run it by selecting Xelatex from the drop down menu. and it gives ! Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex"!! The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX ...
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Using TeXMaker on Mac and Windows simultaneously

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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LuaLaTeX Variable Expansion

I've run into an issue with variable expansion in the different distributions of LuaLaTeX (chiefly MikTeX and TeXLive). In TeXLive (both 2014 and 2016), I can use the following to reference my home ...
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TikZ externalization with absolute path and MiKTeX distribution

This code: \documentclass[11pt,openright]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} \tikzexternalize[prefix=...
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Sharing documents with setmainfont breaks MikTeX's on the fly package installation

When I share a document that uses fontspec's \setmainfont and the other person hasn't got the used font installed, they get an error. If the other person is using MiKTeX they are used to packages ...
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Uninstalling MiKTeX 2.9

I installed MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 7 but I was not able to compile files in Texmaker. Then I installed TeX Live, which is working fine. Now when I try to uninstall MiKTeX from Control panel, it gives ...
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Class moderncv: renewcommand makecvtitle results in undefined control sequence error

This question relates to another one asked here a few years ago. The goal back then was to set the contact details below the name in a classic cv made with moderncv. I simply tried to copy the code: ...
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Error 1 (driver return code) — Works on old computer but not new one

I have MikTex 2.9.6022 and TeXMaker 4.5 installed on three different machines. All updated to the latest win10 build of 1511. I have two older machines that I have used for years and my resume ...
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newtxmath + libertine won't compile on pdfLaTeX (error: “fxlri-5letters could not be found”)

I've been using the memoir class to design the layout of my thesis. I opted for the libertine font and, accordingly, would like to implement the {libertine}[newtxmath] style available for the math ...
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Unable to connect to repository in MiKTeX 2.9

In MiKTeX 2.9 Package manager, when I'm trying to synchronize it writes me a message: "The remote package repository is not online...", but I'know server is online (I can use FTP to download packages ...
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Is there a website providing LaTeX source files to guide beginners?

I am learning LaTeX by using the book More math into latex. So I want to find some good LaTeX source files teaching the syntax. This way, I think I can master basic rules of LaTeX in a faster approach....
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Installation of RevTex-4.1 in MikTex

I have created a directory containing revtex-4.1 and added it's path to the Roots section under Settings of MikTex. Thereafter, on looking up on the package manager, I see no sign of it. How does the ...
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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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Using .bib files in central directory in MikTex 2.9 on Windows 7

I am very new at LaTeX, so please bear with me if I am re-posting something. I have found a lot of info online, but nothing simple enough for me to duplicate it. I am trying to set-up my document to ...
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Why is TeXWorks generating corrupted pdfs?

I have installed MikTeX and TeXWorks on my Windows 7 PC. When I edit a .tex file in TexWorks and then save the file as a pdf, the pdf created cannot be opened by Adobe Reader; Reader complains that ...
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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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MikTeX: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found after the recent update

I just updated MiKTeX packages in my workstation, and TexWorks gives the following error when I try to make pdf: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found The procedure entry point ?WideCharToUTF8@...
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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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Use pdfinterwordspaceon with pdflatex from MiKTeX on Windows

In Text copied from pdf is missing spaces with newtxtext, I have found out that I want to use \pdfinterwordspaceon, which is available as of TeX Live 2014, for example. I, however, am using MiKTeX (...
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MikTeX 2.8 Update Error “Windows API error 87”

I was happily updating packages when the following error appeared: Error: Windows API error 87: The parameter is incorrect. The full update report with this error at the very end is as follows: ...
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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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Configuring portable TeXstudio to use MiKTeX portable

I have downloaded and installed the portable versions of TeXstudio and MiKTeX for Windows. I assume I now have to map the commands in TeXstudio to the binaries (or the batch files) in MiKTeX. However, ...
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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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Charter font with Xelatex

On my Mac with TexLive, I am able to use the Charter font by simply having \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Charter} On my PC (using Miktex), the same file complains that it is unable to find the ...
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Align and boxed don't work together

When I try to input: \begin{eqnarray*} w(t) &=& \frac{1}{2}Cv^2(t)\\ \boxed{w(t) &=& \frac{1}{2}C \frac{q(t)^2}{C^2}}\\ w(t) &=& \frac{1}{2}\frac{q(t)^2}{C}\\ w(t) &=& ...
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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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The directory when you install TeXnicCenter

My whole problem started when I upgraded Adobe Reader to the version DC, it crashed down my LaTeX, I replaced the DC version by the older one. I remove MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter and installed them ...
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How to make pdflatex in (MikTeX) write only the error messages to the log file

I've MikTeX installation on my Windows 8.1. When I generate a PDF from a tex file using pdflatex command it generates lots of content in the corresponding log file from which it's hard to read errors (...
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How to configure inverse search with WinEdt + TeXworks viewer?

I am having trouble getting "jump to source" working properly with my new TeX set-up on my new computer. I installed WinEdt 10 with MikTex 2.9 on a new Windows 10 computer. I use pdftexify, and the ...
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MikTeK doesn't show an updated package

There is a new release of a fancytabs package. It can be seen in the mailing list and in this CTAN mirror. However, when I try to Update MikTeX (both Admin and non-admin - following advice in How do ...
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Problems Installing MikTeX on Linux [closed]

I am trying to install MiKTeX on Linux Mint following this guide. Unfortunately, I get an error message after executing the command: cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" Here is the output: CMake Error at ...
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How to configure WinEdt/MikTeX/ps2pdf to use a new version of Ghostscript when converting ps->pdf?

System: Win7, WinEdt 7.0, MikTeX 2.9 In order to include animations into my powerdot slide sets I was instructed to use the animate package. Installing that was no problem. Also I have my animation ...
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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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pgfsys-luatex.def'' not found error on Miktex with lualatex after updating [duplicate]

I updated Miktex last night, selected update all (as admin and also as user). Now I get an error ! Package pgf Error: Driver file ``pgfsys-luatex.def'' not found.. Here is the full screen log >...
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TexMaker not working

I've been using LaTeX for some years now, and I've never really had a problem. However, since two days ago, I have not been able to generate PDFs using TeXmaker. The problem started after I used ...
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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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Permission denied: path="C/program Files/MiKTeX 2.9\doc/bibitex/apalike/apalike.doc

While installing MiKTeX this error is coming: Permission denied: path="C/program Files/MiKTeX 2.9\doc/bibitex/apalike/apalike.doc My OS version is Windows 7 Ultimate and I downloaded complete ...
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How to resolve the badboxes and other warningss

I'm new to LateX and these errors are giving me a tough time to understand what they are and not sure of fixing them. Please help me resolve below errors. bibdata.bib file compiled with no errors. ...
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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 [closed]

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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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 ...