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After fixing MiKTeX 2.9 Portable update corruption the command window won't appear

Today I installed MikTeX 2.9 portable. After closing it once I couldn't open the taskbar icon again. An error window appeared stating: Windows API error 2: could not find file I followed the ...
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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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Include .tex file from texmf folder

Suppose I have the following files in texmf/tex/latex/ myclass.cls mystyle.sty mydoc.tex What I would like to do is % file.tex \documentclass{myclass} \usepackage{mystyle} \begin{document} ...
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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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miktex - update and (re)install previously installed packages

I would like to update my MikTeX 2.9 portable. I originally installed it in 2011. What I'd like to do is: Get a list of packages installed in the old System Install a new System somewhere Use my ...
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MikTeX Update corrupts the installation

I tried to Update MikTex as I have done before, with the Update (admin) console. I get a window with a few items checked and grayed out "Select All" and "Select None" buttons. I clicked on Next and ...
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latex.exe - system error. QtGui4.dll missing from your computer

For several years I have worked with WinEdt under Windows. I currently work with WinEdt 9.1 and MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 7 64bit. Having paused my job a few months ago, now I see that I can not ...
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Adding a custom .bst to TexMaker in Windows

In order to get the required bibliography style for my dissertation, unable to find a correct one, I used makebst to create a custom one. However, I find myself unable to use it, my program just says: ...
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Errors with MiKTeX [duplicate]

Related to this question, last week my portable installation of MikTex starting throwing errors. When I try to update packages, I receive the following error message... The operation could not be ...
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Using MikTex, adding bibliography, getting a “Undefined Control Sequence”

I'm using MikTex v2.9 for homework in the subject computergraphics at university. I'm using the acmsiggraph layout. \documentclass[tog]{acmsiggraph} So my problem is, I'm trying to use BibTex for ...
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Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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scrbook.cls missing even though koma-script is installed

i'm writing my master's thesis with texmaker and miktex. everything worked fine since two days ago. every time when i want to generate my tex-file the package-installation window pops up telling me ...
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Rule of thumb for synchronizing/updating Tex distributions

Some companies will not update their tex distribution regularly. What is a practical length of time to allow to pass before failing to resynchronize Tex Live or Miktex could reasonably become a ...
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Long filename causes crash after compilation

xxxxxxxxxxxx.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} LaTeX/MiKTeX compiles the file just fine, but it crashes at the end: When I shorten the file name, then the ...
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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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How to install (automatically) a new document class in Texmaker through MiKTeX? [closed]

I am trying to install a new document class style in Texmaker for a scientific journal. There is any direct way to install on Texmaker? This post discusses How can I manually install a package on ...
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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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Achemso installing problems, Windows

I will try to explain where my problems are, where after hours of trial and error I still do not get achemso running. Maybe its an MiKTeX Package problem I have or I really do not know anymore, thats ...
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Which Perl to install for Xindy with MiKTeX (on Windows)?

Please, read the question before marking it as duplicate. Since June 2015, xindy is finally included in the MiKTeX distribution for Windows. Unfortunately, this does not mean that you can use xindy ...
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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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I am trying to use lettergothic font in my document. I am getting an error “The ulgb8r source file could not be found.”

I am using pdflatex compiler. This is a sample document. After installing font manually as directed in the README.lettergothic, I have performed "Refresh FNDB" and "Update Formats" of my Miktex 2.9 ...
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latex and pdftex hangs when compiling

I just updated my MiKTeX and now nor latex, neither pdflatex not compiling my tex. Even if it contains only \begin{document} \end{document} No error messages are shown, no files are created. It ...
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Add bst file with LaTeX / MiKTeX

I'm trying to use elsarticle-num-ident.bst, an exact copy of C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\bibtex\bst\elsarticle\elsarticle-num.bst but every time I run LyX, I get the bibtex error I couldn't ...
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Cannot compile xelatex template

I try to create my CV using the following template two-columns, one page. I manage to find the fonts in .ttf format and installed them in my win7 system. However, I get an error of "font-not-found" ...
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TexMaker: second “quick build” does not produce correct formulas [closed]

When "quick building" the following simple file \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{document} $a+b=c$ \end{document} in the generated PDF I correctly get "a+b=c". When "quick building" a second time ...
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Windows API error 4350

I am rather new to Latex. When compiling my latex file using Texmaker I suddenly get the error: Windows API error 4350: This file is currently unavailable for use on this computer. pdflatex: Data: ...
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MiKTeX europecv (German) language

I'm translating a CV into German, under both OS X and Windows 7 with MiKTeX. The problem is that German doesn't work. I tried French, Italian, Dutch and they all work. Any idea where I should look for ...
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How to type hindi font with texmaker and miktex?

trying to type hindi font using Texmaker with Miktex. The hindi typing is done using hindi google input tools installed in the system. Please help in this regard. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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PStricks and TexMaker/MikTex returns empty or strange PDF

I am trying out pstricks as it contains some really nifty packages for electric and magnetic fields. However, I cannot get it to work quite yet. My setup is as follows: TexMaker 4.4.1 MiKTeX ...
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Cant install new packages after reinstalling miktex

I had to install miktex in a different location. I uninstalled it and reinstalled the complete miktex package. Wheneve I run pdf2latex I get this problem: installation directory: "C:\Program ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 (from proTeXt) fails to install on Windows 8.1 (x64) with the following error: Windows API error 2

MiKTeX 2.9 (from the proTeXt DVD) fails to install on a fully patched Windows 8.1 Pro (x64) with the following error: --------------------------- MiKTeX Setup Wizard --------------------------- 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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suddenly stopped compiling

I'm working on multiple chapters of my thesis. One of the chapters suddenly has stopped compiling and many warning massages started to appear and i can not view the PDF file "File not found message". ...
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MiKTeX package manager: service unavailable

I have a problem with the MiKTeX package manager. I receive the message: The MiKTeX web service has rejected your request. Possible reason: too many requests arriving from your IP address. and: ...
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Insert Pseudo-Code as Figure

this is my first post on tex.stackexchange, so please forgive any violations on proper question-asking. I'm currently writting a thesis about a project that contains a lot of coding. I would like to ...
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using references inside a table

I am trying to analyse my bibliography in a Tabular way, to obtain the following output: for this, I use the following piece of code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Problem in installing mathtools.sty

After performing above procedure Permission denied: C:\Users\Sheetal\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex/data/le\df2c24cb21984fa85003c1ecc818ff83.fndb is the error
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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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How to use \graphicspath?

I am using MikTex 2.9 and TeXstudio for my TeX preparation. I want to give a path to my figures folder containing all the figures, plots etc. required for my work. I used \graphicspath to give the ...
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Missing .dll file prevents MiKTeX package manager from opening

I recently installed MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 (64-bit; single-user installation), but shortly after I installed it, the Package Manager stopped opening. When I try to open it, I get the following ...
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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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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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Where to put mod­erncv class package after downloading it in Windows 7?

I got an error that moderncv.cls is missing. So, I have downloaded the complete package from here . But I don't understand where should I place it so that I won't get this error.
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tocloft.sty not found

I am confused by MiKTex installation. In my LaTeX document I used tocloft package (with no errors) but the Package Manager said it was not installed! I wanted to make some changes in tocloft.sty so I ...
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Syntax coloring stopped working after updating TeXworks to 0.4.6

Today I updated TeXworks editor (from the MikTeX 2.9 update tool) to version 0.4.6 and the syntax highlighting is not working any longer. Is there some workaround I may apply to solve the issue? ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 missing dll?

Since yesterday's (22.6.2015) update, my MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8.1 64-bit repeatedly crashes with an error message that is something like: missing Qt5WinExtras.dll. This file is not present either in ...
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Install RevTex 4.1 in MiKTeX 2.9

I am having a problem with installing/upgrading the revtex package in miktex. Using the upgrading feature leads nowhere because it seems that the new revtex package was not added on the update list. I ...
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How to execute commands with TeXnicCenter (MiKTeX, Windows)?

A very basic question: I am a beginner using MiKTeX with Windows (8.1). I only know how to edit and compile with TeXnicCenter. Now and then I learn from this very helpful TeX-forum that it is ...
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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 ...