I have a Windows 10 computer and try to use the minted package to insert vhdl code into my LaTeX file. I did install Python and Pygments and added Python/scripts to the path. I also change the command lines of TeXmaker with -shell-escape. When I try to run a little example like this :

    a4paper,            % Papierformat
    oneside,            % einseitiger Druck
    %twoside,           % zweiseitiger Druck
    12pt,               % Schriftgröße
    onecolumn,          % einspaltiger Text
    %twocolumn,         % zweispaltiger Text
    openright,          % Kapitel dürfen nur auf einer rechten Seite beginnen
    openany,            % Kapitel dürfen rechts oder links beginnen
    parskip=half,       % eine halbe Zeile Abstand zw. Absätzen
    headsepline,        % Kopfzeilenlinie
    footsepline,        % Fußzeilenlinie
    bibliography=totoc, % Bibliographie im Inhaltsverzeichnis
    %idxtotoc           % Index im Inhaltsverzeichnis
\begin{minted} {vhdl}
  CLK <= '1'; wait for 10 NS;
  CLK <= '0'; wait for 10 NS;
end process;

I get the error...

Undefined control sequence. \PYG #1#2->\FV@PYG
{#1}{\FancyVerbBreakStart #2\FancyVerbBreakStop } l.2 \PYG{k}{process}
The control sequence at the end of the top line of your error message
was never \def'ed. If you have misspelled it (e.g., `\hobx'), type `I'
and the correct spelling (e.g., `I\hbox'). Otherwise just continue,
and I'll forget about whatever was undefined.
  • Well this works for me. Which distribution do you run (MikTeX, Texlive)? – TeXnician Apr 29 '17 at 9:44
  • Works for me (TeX Live 2016, Pygments version 2.0.2). – egreg Apr 29 '17 at 9:44
  • MikTeX, and I have no clue what i did wrong... – s kop Apr 29 '17 at 9:49
  • Have you tried to update your distribution miktex.org/howto/update-miktex? – CarLaTeX Apr 29 '17 at 10:28
  • Thanks for this comment, but that didn't work either... – s kop Apr 29 '17 at 10:57

I had a similar issue in Linux and removing _minted* directory solved the problem. Other option could be include the minted package with the option cache=false.
Source: Github issue

  • And how do you add this option ? – ThePassenger Jul 31 '17 at 15:40
  • 2
    @Marine1 As written inside the GitHub issue: Write \usepackage[cache=false]{minted} instead of \usepackage{minted}. – epR8GaYuh Jul 31 '17 at 18:12

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