The package repository shows that the packages can be installed from internet. But I need it to be installed from random package repository. How can I change it

Please help me

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    Please add to your question which distribution you use (texlive, miktex, mactex, ...) – Martin H May 21 '12 at 14:44
  • I use MixTex2.8 – Vidhya May 21 '12 at 14:48
  • As I couldnt instal packages from random package repository, I clicked on install from internet. But later on I instaled the packages and now I need to change the repository. Please tell me the path which should be browsed to change the repository – Vidhya May 21 '12 at 14:50

You can use the package manager for that. However, I would recommend you to update to MikTeX 2.9 if possible.

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Then you can go to the Repository Menu and select Change Repository option.

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After clicking next if you wish to have it updated from internet, you would get the list of available repositories.

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Note that, an available repository can be offline temporarily such that you can't download packages or update them.

  • Sir.. from the second dialog box i need to select second option and i need the path to b browsed for that.. i don want it to be installed from net because i hav already installed package in my system – Vidhya May 21 '12 at 15:15
  • @Vidhya That's also a possibility. You can also use the MikTeX update option to access these menus. Is there any further difficulties that I didn't understand from your comments? – percusse May 21 '12 at 15:18
  • thank u soooo much......it worked....i have been behind this for a week..really cracked my head – Vidhya May 21 '12 at 15:31
  • i used the package to right align the chapter but now the contents, list og figures etc also aligned right..i used \chapterfont{\raggedleft} code... – Vidhya May 21 '12 at 15:33
  • @Vidhya You should ask that as a new question with a minimum and compilable code such that others can have a look too. – percusse May 21 '12 at 16:02

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