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Problem installing MiKTeX under Windows 8

I'm currently trying to install the Basic MikTeX 2.9 on a Windows 8 64-bit. It halts during the installation, saying that the operation could not be completed because of a "file failed verification". ...
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my MiKTeX can't find the package fancyhdr [on hold]

I have tried installing it but it just says not found like this LaTeX Error: File `fancyhdr.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) ...
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How do I use the beamer theme beamer 'themem' on Windows with MikTex?

My setup: Windows 7; MikTex 2.9; run from emacs; I do not have administrative rights on my machine (work) and so my packages are installed from a separate flash drive, in line with the advice here ...
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update FNDB under Miktex: one-button solution [on hold]

I'm looking for a one-button solution in order to update FNDB under Miktex 2.9 (Win 8.1), (always having to press “Win” then search and click the Miktex entry, then Maintenance, etc. is a waste of ...
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\usepackage{fouriernc} and \usepackage[utf8]{vietnam}

Yesterday, I downloaded MikTex 2.9.5105, 32 bit Version. I tried \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Windows API error 1392 using hyperref

When I compile the following very M(N)WE with pdflatex I get the error message pdflatex: Windows API error 1392: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable. pdflatex: Data: C:\Program Files ...
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Labeling in Mathematica to match the font size same as in LaTeX

I have some plot Plot[a, {a, -6, 6}] I need to use it in Latex. However the problem is that labeling text style in Mathematica does not match with LaTeX text. So what I do, I copy the figure ...
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Install Biber in MiKTeX on a 64-bit version of Windows

The question Biblatex + Biber + Texmaker + MiKTeX describe how to use Biber with MiKTeX. But on the 64-bit version of MiKTeX Biber isn't installed. How it is possible to install Biber on a 64-bit ...
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What is the preferable setup for MiKTeX to keep all packages up-to-date easily?

By default, MiKTeX is set up for all users to the folder C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9 However, packages added on-the-fly go to the folder C:\Users\CurrentUser\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9 (in case of ...
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saving output as .eps

How to save output of LaTeX file as .eps file rather than .pdf? I want to put a figure in LateX file and enter some text in it. Then I want to save output as .eps format rather than in form of .pdf. ...
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Update Biber 1.8 to 1.9

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 (32bit) and TeXstudio 2.8.8 on Windows 8.1. When compiling, I get an error message that I am using Biber 1.8 (which I installed via the Package Manager) but should use Biber 1.9. ...
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Problem in MikTex while I'm installing mh package

I'm trying to install mh package with MikTex Package Manager in windows. When I try to install it, i find thid error: Unknown archive file size. What is the problem? I've installed also other ...
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How do I redefine the QED symbol to be a Unicode character?

I want to redefine the default QED symbol to be some Unicode character from the big list, e.g. 26C4, a snowman. I wrote this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} ...
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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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MiKTeX - error creating format for platex

I'm trying to add platex/pdfplatex to MiKTeX, but I can't seem to do it right. These are my steps: Enable the format (uncheck exclude) Rebuild (which fails) I don't understand what the ...
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includegraphics showing an incorrect, blank image

I can't get includegraphics to show up any images at all in the pdf I'm writing to. Here's a small document that produces a blank pdf for me: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[final]{graphicx} ...
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Caption position in LaTeX

I have a figure in which i have labelled axes manually. \begin{figure}[H] \centering \setlength{\unitlength}{0.1\textwidth} \begin{picture}(5,3.5) \put(-0.1,0.1){$0$} \put(-0.1,3){$1$} ...
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Problem when running babel

I am using babel installation (used Miktex 2.9 package manager to install) and the Culmus MiKTeX package (retrieved from http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html) ...
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Problem with \subfloat after re-installing MikTex

This summer I wrote my thesis (with a lot of this sites help). Last week I "renew" my computer and installed Latex again (MikTex and Texmaker). Since then I cannot run my code anymore. I always get ...
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problem with EPS format in output PDF file [duplicate]

I have a problem with EPS format. My miktex cannot produce EPS format to the output pdf file, although I have no problem with other format like JPG or PNG. I use miktex 2.9 64-bit and winedit 9. I ...
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How to make XeLaTeX display nothing except warnings and errors? [duplicate]

When I run XeLaTeX XeLaTeX --max-print-line=2048 --c-style-errors --interaction=nonstopmode "C:\Report.tex" I get this output This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) ...
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miktex - anaconda/python - nbconvert notebook to pdf error

I have the anaconda environment for python development. i installed pandoc, and miktex (for all users). When i try to convert my notebook using : ipython nbconvert notebook.ipynb --to latex --post ...
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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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how create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot [duplicate]

I am new in latex and i want to create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot just like the one below.I am using biblatex and natbib on texstudio any other useful package is well. Please any ideas
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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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Making MiKteX pdflatex on Windows available to cygwin

I currently have a project with a workflow that uses pandoc in its Makefile to convert text from Markdown to LaTeX to PDF. This requires that a LaTeX engine be present in my path, or specified with ...
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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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Compiling tex file using pdflatex and cmd - strange behavior

I'm have a really strange problem here. I have a tex file which I compile to a pdf file using the pdflatex.exe which comes with MikTeX. The Problem is now that it seems a problem when the tex-file ...
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MiKTeX class not found

I have to use a custom document class for my bachelor thesis but can't get it to work. I followed the MiKTeX manual on how to integrate local additions but without avail. What I did: move the class ...
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no pdf output - view command disabled in LyX [on hold]

I am working in LyX with documentclass{amsart} and all was doing well until MiKTeX Update made impossible to produce PDF output, error messages being amscls.sty not found or Undefined control ...
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Trouble updating pgfplots on Windows/MikTeX

I'm trying to update to a newer version of pgfplots, preferably v1.12. I'm currently using v1.7. First, I opened Update (admin mode) with MikTeX and it didn't have any updates for pgfplots. Then I ...
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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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Installing pgfcore.sty

There is a problem with installing pgfcore.sty file for the beamer package. This file can not be installed from the internet (TeX says file not found) and when I plug this file manually into the ...
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Multiple builds at once

I'm currently using following combination: the latest TexnicCenter (2.01 Stable 32bit) MiKTeX 2.9 32 bit (all packages updated) pdflatex.exe biber (instead of biblatex) My problem is, that if a ...
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How can I fix the error “GUI framework cannot be initialized” with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX?

I don't know what I've done, but all of a sudden I am unable to compile any document which uses the geometry package. Minimal (non)-working example: \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Direct link to MiKTeX 2.9.5505

Where can I directly download the latest version 2.9.5505 of MiKTeX? The main page does not have the latest version but you can upgrade it.
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How to add corresponding authors footnote in a two column title page elsevier

I wonder how to create corresponding authors footnote in a title page, in a two column format of elsevier, knowing that I use the elsevier template suggested for this journal. I work on shareLatex. I ...
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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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Error building MikTeX format “csplain”

I am trying to build new MikTeX format "csplain". The reason is that after unpacking MikTeX portable csplain is not enabled by default. The sequence of steps can be seen in following screenshots: 1. ...
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“Windows api error 5” when trying to install MikTex [duplicate]

I tried to install basic-miktex-2.9.5105 (system: Windows 7), but always got the error message "Windows API error 5: Access denied info: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe". I ...
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Windows API error 5: “Access is denied” when trying to compile TikZ picture

I installed PGF but are unable to compile the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) --(1,2); \end{tikzpicture} ...
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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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IEEEtrantools not found by TeXstudio but IEEEtrantools.cwl is in AppData (and file compiles ok using MikTeX)

Newbie here. I'm running MikTeX 2.9 on Win8.1 and I'm trying to setup TeXstudio to implement some of the suggestions in "The not so short intro..." by Oetiker et al. Since IEEEtrantools aren't in ...
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Bit information

I have MikTeX 2.9.4533 installed in my computer. Is it 64 bit software or 32 bit? How will I find out whether an application installed is 64 bit or 32 bit supporting? I have 64 bit machine. The editor ...
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Can openout handle a filename with spaces?

With pdflatex, can \openout handle a filename with a space in it? (We're using MiKTeX and our users seem to think it's clunky to restrict them in this way. We also have tons of legacy TeX files and ...
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Why does \jobname give asterisks/stars instead of spaces, and how do I fix this?

When I LaTeX a file named test 1.tex with the code \edef\temp{\jobname.txt}\show\temp, I get > \temp=macro: ->test*1.txt. This seems to work fine with LaTeX's internal commands, but if I then ...
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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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How to apply aux directory to MiKTeX: putting *.aux files in separate folder

This is a rookie follow up question to the question here: Need *.aux file in separate folder The answer says: "In MiKTeX you can additionally set --aux-directory=dir which will put only the auxiliary ...
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how to add a reference with two parts in Bibliography in Latex?

For normal case I was using @article{abc, Author={ Author}, Journal={J. Physics}, Number={1}, Pages={1}, Year={1900} } The result is Author. J. Physics. (1):1,1900. ...
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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 ...