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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} \usepackage{...
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How to configure TeXnicCenter 2.0 with Sumatra (2013--2016 version)

Despite having gone through Configure TexnicCenter with something else than Adobe Reader X and having looked at the TeXnicCenter + Sumatra Tutorial, there seems to some little changes for ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Acrobat 10

I already tried Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Sumatra PDF but all doesn't work.. The first time if I use latex -> pdf output profile it works. But if something is changed I still get the ...
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*.sty file not found

This question is very similar to a previous post: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter to compose and execute my ...
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Configure TexnicCenter with something else than Adobe Reader X

My Adobe decided it should be version X now, and it misbehaves in so many ways. One way is that it is impossible to get it to open a pdf document from within TexnicCenter (or I missed something...) ...
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How to copy/paste multiple spaces from lstlistings?

This is a continuation of a question that I asked already: How to copy/paste from lstlistings?. The solution presented there does not work if the text within the lstlistings environment contains ...
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MiKTeX / TeXnicCenter / Adobe Reader: No pdf produced

I know this post may be related to others on MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter, I read most of those. Yet, my problem is still unsolved. Any help would be awesome! I used to work on TeXnicCenter on another ...
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media9.sty not found

I've trying to install media9 package, but I continue to get the error: pdflatex> ! LaTeX error: File 'media9.sty' not found I tried all that was suggested for *.sty file not found, but I just ...
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BibLaTeX Biber in TeXnicCenter does not produce bibliography

I recently changed to backend=biber after some problems with encoding in bibtex8 ( Biblatex encoding ). Everything seemed to work fine until I added some references and updated the bibliography file. ...
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work on documents on Linux and Windows (umlaut, newline)

We work on a latex document with three persons using emacs on linux, emacs on windows and texniccenter on windows. We encountered problems with umlauts and linebreaks. I would like to know: We ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC

How to configure TeXnicCenter to work with Adobe Reader DC? When I building and view current file .tex the following error "Can not execute the command" shows up and the PDF is not generated. If ...
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Texmaker and TeXnicCenter.

What are relative merits of these two Latex editors: TeXnicCenter and Texmaker? What are their shortcomings to prefer one over other? Inspired by this SO question.
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\usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} does not work, backend=bibtex works

When using the backend=biber option, I get a warning: package Biblatex warning: Please (re)run Biber on the file: (biblatex) myproject Result: References are not recognized. Yes. A similar ...
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TexnicCenter: Multiple tabs in ONE window instead of Multiple Instances (Multiple Windows)?

I now have the new TexnicCenter 2.0 Alpha 4 and my problem is that I want the .tex files to open in tabs in one window, instead of multiple instances. This always fills my entire Taskbar as I work ...
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How to compile a document with EPS images using TeXnicCenter?

I have all my input images in EPS format. I am using TeXnicCenter. When I use latex->dvi output profile, all of the EPS images show up fine. However when I want to take the final output by using ...
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How to change the text encoding of a TeXnicCenter project? [duplicate]

I was trying to collaborate with another person on a LaTeX project. Unfortunately we have a text encoding problem. He cant use my ANSI coded files. Now I need to change all my files to UTF8. Is there ...
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How to add new auto-complete options in TeXnicCenter?

When I type "ite" in TeXnicCenter, I see the autocomplete option: \begin{itemize} \item \end{itemize} Pressing ctrl+space will activate the auto-completion. How do I add additional auto-...
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Makeindex in TeXnicCenter

I need to create an index in my document, so I put the following lines in my preambel \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{showidx} \makeindex So, when compiling with TeXnicCenter, I noticed the ...
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Is there a way to avoid repetitive compiler warning messages?

I use TeXnicCenter, and use the very convenient 'Compilation Results' window (see screenshot below). I have a number of identical warning* messages (not strictly identical of course, as they point to ...
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Problem in TeXnicCenter

I have a problem in TeXnicCenter. So I have built the .tex file with Ctrl+F7. I have 0 errors, and now how can I generate the PDF file? That button - Build Output (F7) is disabled. Why? When I press ...
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Installation of TeXnicCenter dictionary

I downloaded the Portuguese dictionary from OpenOffice repository. Following the instructions provided in the TeXnicCenter documentation, I moved the .aff and .dic files to the language folder of the ...
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Editing TeXnicCenter source code for {align}

Is there a simple way to change the TeXnicCenter source code so that the equation array button pops out:- \begin{align*} \end{align*} instead of \begin{align} \end{align} Only I find I ...
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How to add another dictionary in LaTeX/TeXnicCenter?

In the options menu in TexnicCenter you can go to the tab Spelling. There is the option to download a dictionary. I did that, but I still cannot choose this dictionary as default language. How can I ...
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TeXnicCenter on Windows: Building Problems

I'm having problems building a book file (using the memoir class) in the latest version of TeXnicCenter on Windows 7: I have a main file which uses \includefrom{} to include each chapter; ...
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biblatex in TeXnicCenter?

How do I "install" biblatex in texniccenter? The editor has either an option to use "BibTex" or not. How do I "hook" biblatex into it instead? Sorry I am completely lost in what I am doing here.
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Is there a reason shift+' writes “ ' instead of just ”?

I was writing something about using Moebius inversion, and to get the correct symbol I write \"{o} to get the umlaut over the o. However, in TeXnicCenter, shift+' automatically writes "' instead of ...
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Unable to generate pdf

I use TeXnicCenter and get the following error window after I try to compile Even TexMaker is unable to create the pdf file. No error is detected in the window below after compilation.
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Bibliography in TeXnicCenter

How can I compile a project in TeXnicCenter, so that I'll get the bib references correctly. In a default installation of TeXnicCenter I don't see usage of BibTeX in any of the output profiles (Alt+F7)....
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Acronyms & Glossaries not being output in the PDF

I've used glossaries in the past running latest MikTex and Texniccenter on Windows 8.1 and now after 2 year I started to write a new paper using my old template and I got stuck using the glossaries. ...
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Windows 7: problem with TeXnicCenter, MiKTeX2.9

Please help! They have updated my computer to Windows 7, and I have tried to reinstall MiKTeX2.9 and TeXnicCenter. When I run a LaTeX program, it tries to install 412 files from CTAN, and I get the ...
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TeXnicCenter cannot automatically open PDF in Adobe Reader [duplicate]

I am attempting to automatically open a PDF after recompilation using TeXnicCenter. If I compile using Ctrl + F7, I can go into the directory of the PDF and it opens fine, but if I use Ctrl + Shift + ...
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MiKTeX: “Font ccicons at 600 not found”

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter 1.0-RC1 (Windows 7) and try to compile the following minimal code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{ccicons} \begin{document} \...
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How to get TeXnicCenter to remember the last page viewed in output PDF (as done automatically by TeXworks)

I am using LaTeX=>PDF. When using TeXworks if I change the source .tex file the PDF viewer remembers the last page which was viewed and shows that page in the output PDF. Whilst using ...
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TeXnicCenter - Forward search issue [closed]

I have been facing this intermittent problem with TeXnicCenter [TC] forward search. I have gone through many posts in TeX.SX and I have followed what is to be done. It works at times and at times ...
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Compilation of LaTex in Windows? With TeXnicCenter or other software?

I am forced to use Windows -machine during certain classes, software provided by this party here. I have earlier compiled things through SSH but now trying to use Tex -softwares built for Windows ...
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portable PS-viewer with forward and inverse-search

I am using a portable Latex (Miktex, Texniccenter & Sumatrapdf) from my flashdrive and all works good. But I found no possibility to search in *.ps files through forward or inverse-search. I use ...
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Feynmf doesn't produce feynman diagram at all in TXC

I am trying to draw a feynman diagram using feynmf in TXC. I use the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{feynmf} \begin{document} \unitlength = 1mm % determine the ...
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Global Find and Replace in TeXnicCenter

I have multiple files open in tabs in TeXnicCenter, and I want to run a find-and-replace on every file simultaneously. Is there an easy way to do this? Currently, I am using Ctrl+H in each file ...
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Confusing code auto-completion in TeXnicCenter yields double \begin

I have experience in programming Python in NetBeans and using the code hints with Ctrl+Space or Tab is a breeze. Here is my experience with using the code hints in TeXnicCenter: When I type the ...
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Adding a keyboard shortcut to the compile process in TeXnicCenter

I am using TeXnicCenter, and have just updated to Adobe Reader X. All in all I'm doing okay with the change, but I have one minor tweak that I'd want to make: I prefer the "Read Mode" view in Adobe ...
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How to change encoding in TeXnicCenter 2.0?

It is not a duplicate of How do I change the encoding of my files? or How to change the text encoding of a TeXnicCenter project?. I haven't found an answer there. Is there any possibility of changing ...
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How to get a 1-click compilation of XeLaTeX with Biber using arara?

I want to use XeLaTeX as typesetting engine and Biber for my references. I want to have a 1-click-compilation setup, preferably in a GUI editor. I work on Windows, thus a solution for TeXworks or ...
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How to navigate TeXnicCenter documents

I use TeXnicCenter to write my LaTeX documents and usually have big files open; I navigate up and down extensively. For example, I am writing something, I move to the beginning of the document to ...
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\usepackage{tikz} not working

I'm using MikTex and am trying to import the TikZ package to draw some graphics in LaTeX. When the pdf builds however it doesn't recognise the package TikZ and fails. Every other package I am using ...
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How to get " in TeXnicCenter with auto-replacement for quotation marks enabled

I usually appreciate TeXnicCenter's feature of automatically replacing " with `` and '', but sometimes I actually need " in the source, e.g. in "| to prevent a ligature. Is there a clever way (like a ...
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Snippet Manager in TeXnicCenter

I was wondering how do one find/use snippet manager for LaTeX code snippets in TeXnicCenter? I want to be able to define keyboard shortcuts such as for e.g., keystrokes: shift + $+$ ⇒ \[ <cursor&...
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How can I write greek in TexnicCenter with Miktex

Using the standard babel package is compeltely counter-intuitive as the letters in the keyboard do not match the babel package and also the accent is in a different key which makes it impossible to ...
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LuaLaTeX: No error but no output files

I am trying to use LuaLaTeX in TeXnicCenter (or TeXworks as well), due to TeX capacity issues. However, no output files are produced (.log, .pdf), and I cannot see any error in the build output; I ...
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how to produce output with Texnic center 2.02?

I installed TXCSetup_2.02Stable_x64 and basic miktex-2.9.5105-x64 in my computer. The installation was successful. But when I tried to build a project I already made with my previous version ...
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Using TeXcount with TeXnicCenter [closed]

I am trying to run TeXcount with TeXnicCenter on Windows but cannot find any clear instructions as to how to do this. I have so far installed active perl and TeXcount. In TeXnicCenter I have defined ...