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Error: File 'pdfpages.sty' not found

I'm trying to compile simple thesis example using TexMaker with MiKTeX 2.9. I need pdfpages package in order to include pdf as the title page. Without the following line the code compiles fine: ...
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Problem in Texmaker after reinstalling MiKTeX: 'the memory dump file could not be found'

I had MiKTeX, with TeXworks and Texmaker running fine on my Windows 7 machine, except the package manager crashed whenever I opened it. So I decided to uninstall and reinstall everything LaTeX on my ...
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miktex-makepk consistently fails to install fonts

I'm trying to use new typefaces with TeXstudio/MiKTeX, but every single time I try to use one from TeXLive that I install (which is done automatically for any package I include in the preamble that's ...
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How can I get my LaTeX set up on Emacs/AUCTeX to use the -file-line-error option when calling pdfTeX [duplicate]

I have been puzzling over this for the past few hours and can't quite figure it out. I am using AUCTeX 11.87 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Emacs 24.2 (obtained from Vincent Goulet with AUCTeX pre-packaged): I ...
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BibLaTeX won't work with MikTeX 2.9 on default settings and won't generate .bbl file

For whatever reason I'm unable to produce bibliography with the BibLaTeX package in MiKTeX. I'm running the 32-bit MiKTeX 2.9.5105 on Windows 7. I've conjured the simplest code I could think of and it ...
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problems installing mathtools

There have been a few questions regarding installing this package in the past, but they now seem to be out of date. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TexMaker. When I try \usepackage{mathtools} in TexMaker it ...
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Installing .zip packages with the MiKTeX package manager from a local repository [duplicate]

I'm in a network where I have to use local package repository. I would like to add some packages to this repository so that all computers using this repository can install it via the MiKTeX package ...
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MikTeX error: Invalid control sequence

I've recently installed MikTeX 2.9 for Windows 7, 64. After installation I try to compile an IEEE template downloaded from their website. I get the following error: miktex-pdftex.exe: Invalid control ...
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How to work on the same LaTeX files on both Windows and MacOS X?

I'm very new to LaTeX, so apologies for my ignorance... I am beginning to write my thesis, and would like to use LaTeX for this. A friend set up MiKTex and Texmaker on my office computer (running ...
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TeX engine can't write on hidden aux files in Windows

To make my latex folder clean, I tried to hide all auxiliary files with the following DOS command: attrib +S +H *.aux ...... attrib +S +H *.toc But when I tried to compile my latex file again, ...
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Can't write on file in Xelatex [duplicate]

The code is: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} WinEdt in WIN7 Error messages: Command Line: xelatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=1 ...
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Umlauts in filenames using the grffile package

"Never ever use non-ASCII characters and spaces in your filenames. Never!" That's what I'm telling my students for years. But if for any reasons there is an urgent need to include an image file with ...
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Color each letter in document

I am trying to define a command that changes the color of every letter in the whole document to a specified color. I already tried different approaches from this thread, but I was not able to color ...
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installing *.CLS (e.g., ASL.CLS) with MikTex on windows 7 pro [duplicate]

when I try to compile \documentclass[bibother]{asl} \begin{document} foo bar baz \end{document} I get the error: "file 'asl.cls' not found". According to some postings it seems that asl.cls must ...
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Question About Moderncv + Miktex Portable + Fontawesome

i want to integrate the new characters of Fontawesome to my moderncv curriculum but am unable to get the newer release of fontawesome working on it. I copied the Fonts file to the right path. Any ...
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Animate package problem with Ghostscript version

I am using the animate package to make an animation in my beamer presentation. While compiling I use Latex -> dvi2ps -> ps2pdf When I do ps2pdf there is an error telling me that my Ghostscript ...
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MiKTeX package management

When I first installed MiKTeX and started using it, I had to install a bunch of extra package that had been included in my .tex. I did this by using the MPM, etc. Now I'm about to uninstall MiKTeX ...
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Put a box and shade it around aligned equations

Given: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amssymb} \author{Sam Keene} \title{Notes} ...
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Certain EPS files don't convert with epstopdf

I seem to be having problems with certain EPS files, generated by Matlab. Using epstopdf, it generates an empty pdf file (which it then inserts into the document, leaving a void there). It seems ...
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Installation of TexStudio and MikTex in Ubuntu 12.04 LTE

I was using Microsoft Windows 7 and I had installed TeXStudioand Latex flavour MikTex. Both were installed according to the instructions given in this Ĺink. I developed a document there and now I am ...
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Urdu typing in WinEdt (using Miktex)

This may sound duplicate question but i am really new to the TeX system. I have gone through following steps: Installed MiKTeX 2.9 Installed WinEdt 9.0 WinEdt automatically picked up Miktex and I ...
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XeLaTeX, Texlipse, polyglossia german language issue

I'm trying to set up an Eclipse Environment with TexLipse using XeLaTex which is throwing the following error during "build": xelatex.exe> ("C:\Program ...
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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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Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file in Windows

Mine is closely related to this one: Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file I ask the same question but with a solution for Windows. The mentioned solutions ...
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How do I use a font installed with MikTex

I know this is a newbie question, but for the life of me, I can't figure out how to use Lucida Calligraphy on my Windows 7 installation of MikTex. It looks like all I should have to do is ...
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OTF installation - error - files must be included entirely

Argh! Maybe the fonts I got are useless? I got a set of OTF fonts and am trying to install them for use with MikTeX pdflatex. (Yes I know about XeTeX and LuaTeX and that it could be easier with them. ...
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TeXLive 2014 + Presentations doesn't compile

G'day everyone, I've just installed TeXLive 2014 (full install) and trying to run some test files using TeXStudio (Windows). All running smoothly so far (PDFLaTex), until I hit a problem with ...
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Everything in small caps with fontspec and XeTeX

I seem to be having the opposite problem from everyone else. I am using fontspec and would like only the title and section headings to be small caps yet everything is unless I specify textbf or textit ...
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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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\footcite only printing BibTeX key [duplicate]

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXworks. When I compile the beamer document with footnote references it only returns the text that's in the braces for the \footnote command in the footnote and not an actual ...
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music tex needed after package update?

I did a clean installation of MiKTeX (latest version). Then I did a package update --- believe it or not, there were packages to update. After the update, I tried running "Update Formats" from 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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Is there any incompability between MikTex 2.9 and Texmaker 4.3?

I've installed MikTeX 2.9 and TeXmaker 4.3. I was able to compile an existing .tex file, but now I have made some changes (add text and figures) and even after I've corrected the Errors/Warnings in ...
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error while attempting to change aux directory

I used following command to change the directory of the aux and output directory Specifying the Directory for Auxiliary Files The option `--aux-directory=dir` causes TeX to create auxiliary files in ...
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different directory for tex, pdf and aux files

I am using texstudio, miketex and windows 7. I would like to specify different default directory for all but .tex and .pdf files so that I could keep working directory clean. But I donot want to use ...
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Installing EB Garamond for pdfLaTeX (encore)

At the moment I try to get the EB Garamond font to work on my windows machine (under MikTeX 2.9), but I failed. By searching TeX.SX I found this two questions: EB Garamond on LaTeX Installing ...
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Error during luaotfload font name database creation

I got an error on a new MiKTeX 2.9 win7 64-bit install while running the luaotfload tool. luaotfload | Updating the font names database: luaotfload | Font names database not found, generating new ...
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Error : Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined

I was adding references to my .bib file and everything was just working fine. I came acroos a document ...
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I have miktex but it can not recognize the xepersian package

I downloaded Miktex2.9 but when I try to type Farsi(persian) it does not recognize the xepersian package and give an error instead. I need to add the xepersian or other packages to my Miktex please ...
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\special commands result in Acrobat being unable to display PDF correctly

I'm currently using TeXworks 0.4.5 with Windows 7 SP1 and MikTeX 2.9 to compile a thesis template that was constructed by a colleague. (If you would like to see the template, click here). This ...
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Using Notepad++ with MiKTeX on Windows

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows. So far I've been using LeD to compile my PDFs (using pdflatex). I want to start using Notepad++ to compile my LaTeX PDFs as I've lately become very fond of this ...
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MiKTeX Options submenu is greyed out in WinEdt 6.0

I have included the package mtpro2 in my latex document using \usepackage[lite,subscriptcorrection,slantedGreek,nofontinfo]{mtpro2} as recommended here. The main reason is that I need very wide ...
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More problems with acro package and MikTeX 2.9: l3sort and l3kernel packages

Well, yesterday I posted here this question. I could solve that problem on my WS with Windows 7 and MikTeX 2.9 (64 bits) with the trick suggested by Mark Birtwistle. Nevertheless, today, working on my ...
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MiKTeX: file .sty not found [closed]

I am trying to compile (on a Windows machine with TeXworks and MiKTeX 2.8) a TeX file which needs the package circuitikz. Unfortunately I get the error: the required file ...
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TexStudio won't compile

I just installed protext for my win 7 (64bit) OS. I have mixtex sucessfully installed and TeXstudio. For some reason I can't compile documents with TeXstudio. If I write minimal tex document and ...
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line spacing in the 'amsart' document class

In the 'amsart' document class, the 'setspace' package doesn't work. The 'linespread' command, in the preamble, does work, but I don't want the same line spacing throughout my document (i.e. I want ...
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Feynmp-auto: why is the diagram not included in the pdf file?

When trying to draw a Feynman diagram using the feynmp-auto package, there simply is no result, the pdf comes out as a blank page. I use TeXstudio and MikTeX, and run the file with pdflatex. I have ...
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Combine multiple scripts

I have added the makeglossaries script to the list of scripts available in miktex. It's working fine, but the problem is that it first requires pdflatex to run. Also makeIndex and bibtex should be run ...
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Lyx, MiKTeX, yfonts

I have \usepackage{yfonts,color} in my LyX preamble. The chapter begins with (inserted tex code) \yinipar{\color{darkgray}B} When I try to get a PDF output I get this error: Font ...