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How to create a mathematics LaTeX document [duplicate]

Ok, this is a complete newbie question: How does one create a methematics paper using LaTeX for a PDF? Specifically, I need help knowing: What to write the document in How to render the Latex How to ...
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What is MikTeX?

I want to learn LaTeX. I was looking for some form of software when I found them at http://miktex.org/ It seems like it is free. They say easy to download. However, I don’t usually do stuff like ...
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TeX Live and MiKTeX: underlying basic difference

The two standard distributions for (La)TeX, MiKTeX and TeX Live. Just to know the difference between them I searched this site and came across a variety of differences, some of them being MiKTeX is ...
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How to install the package “slashbox” using tlmgr?

I'd like to install the package slashbox to my MacTex/TeXlive installation (on Mac OSX) using tlmgr. The package seems to be still available on CTAN, but my attempts to install it, failed: sudo tlmgr ...
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How to update LuaTeX binary (TeXLive on GNU/Linux)?

MikTeX provides access to the latest binaries through the miktex-nxt update channel. While being windows-only all these years, in 2018, it looks like Mr Schenk is extending his distribution to certain ...
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Errors using tikz-cd and TikZ

I was trying to install the tikz-cd package into my miktex in order to draw commutative diagram. However, I encountered the following error and I don't know how to solve it. The situation: In the ...
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Equivalent to TeXLive's --restricted-shell-escape for MiKTeX?

I often work on Windows, so need to use MiKTeX. I recently found the minted package, which needs to call the external command pygmentize. I currently call xelatex with the -shell-escape option to ...
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'beamer.cls' not found in TeXmaker [duplicate]

This sound very basic to some but I am confused here. I want to install TeXmaker on my PC (Windows Vista). I downloaded the software from http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/ Now when I try to compile ...
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what is the difference between pctex and miktex?

I've installed basic miktex and it runs nice, but there is another on the website that say pctex available for download, one thing that I know is pctex is trial version or purchase it.
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which should I install, protext or texlive?

I am a new member to TUG. But several years ago I used Latex and liked it very much. Now I would like to get back into it and not sure whether I should install protext or texlive. I think I'd like ...
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Converting a tex file to pdf

I use TexStudio to create a tex file and save it in my DropBox in the Cloud. I then use CloudConvert to make a pdf file, which I then save on my Windows Pc. This works OK, but isn't there a simpler, ...
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MikTex Installation Error - latex/acroflex/examples/afgraph.pdf Windows 10

I tried to install the downloaded version of MikTex 2.9 on my HP Demon laptop and I got the following error. I tried to change the installation folder but no success. Early help would be really ...
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Most reliable LaTeX distributions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the advantages of TeX Live over MiKTeX? I am new to LaTeX and I would like to know what is your opinion about the most reliable LaTeX distribution. I would like to ...
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--aux-directory simulation on Texlive [duplicate]

I use TeX Live and as you know --aux-directory works only on MiKTeX, is there any way to simulate --aux-directory=dir. Also I think that TeX Live and MiKTeX are the only distributions. Why are they ...
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Why MikTeX on Win10? [duplicate]

I see that there is a LaTeX package available for Windows. I was recommended to install MikTeX on my PC w/ Windows10. Why would one choose one over the other?

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