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MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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miktex fails with a bizarre error after update on windows 10

I am running miktex and using texStudio. This is a file that used to compile fine. I updated my miktex and this is what I get now. Thank you in advance for any responses. 2022-05-21 12:03:12,774-0400 ...
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MiKTeX consistently failing macOS

I am trying to install MiKTeX on a new macOS system. Each time that I try to compile any .tex file, I get the following error: jwalsh23@Jacks-MacBook-Pro-14 $ pdflatex CV.tex This is pdfTeX, Version 3....
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MiKTeX 22.3 TeXworks syntax coloring

How do I set the colors for TeXworks (in MiKTeX 22.3) to use for syntax coloring? My earlier installation of MiKTeX 2.9 had a file C:\Users\R\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\TeXworks\0.6\configuration\...
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Call LaTeX (not PDFLaTeX) in Miktex

I am a bit confused because in the "good old days", the command latex seemed to create a dvi document. Now, when I run latex, obviously pdflatex is run, even if I specify an output format: C:...
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Blank output using feynmp package [duplicate]

Using all the code of feynmp package in my recent distribuition of MikTeX for W10 I have not see nothing. Why? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{feynmp} \begin{document} \...
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Is MikTeX 22.3 the latest version for Windows LaTeX?

Dear friends: Due to some reasons, I am trying to reinstall LaTeX in my Windows.. I got MikTeX 22.3 (64 bit). Basic install I am using. Is it the latest version? I need the full package, but I hope ...
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Overleaf works fine/ TexStudio doesn't: Getting ghsystem/chemmacros to work in TeXStudio [duplicate]

So due to an abundance of projects and needing a folder structure, I am finally migrating from overleaf. I had this project working fine in overleaf and managed to get as far as to find out that some ...
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TeXstudio no longer compiles properly/at all nor downloads packages after fresh install on new HDD

To keep it short: I installed a new HDD into my computer, installed Win10 on that HDD and brought all my data over from my old drive onto the new one. I did a clean reinstall of TeXstudio and MiKTeX ...
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How to prevent XeLaTex from creating .log file

Each time I compile my .tex file by XeLaTex from Miktex, a .log file is always created. My question is: How to prevent XeLaTex from creating .log file.
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Texmaker - LaTeX Error: File `bm.sty' not found

I was trying to use pstricks in Texmaker and wanted to manually install a package. However, since it didn't work I downloaded MiKTeX and I must have accidentally destroyed my settings and the paths. ...
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Draw in latex without downloading the pdf

A query I am trying to write in latex and attach this image. I did it separately, downloaded the pdf file to keep its resolution and attached it to my latex file. Is there a way to do it directly ...
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Problems when compiling tex file in sublime text

I'm trying to write an article by latex in sublime this morning, but the version of my MiKTeX is too old so I install a new one in the same direction, and then the xelatex builder couldn't work. When ...
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Swapping between two latex Files

I am working on two Latex files opened simultaneously. I am copying from one file and pasting it into another file. However, whenever I swap between two files, the mouse cursor always goes to the end ...
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MikTeX update CLI deprecated

I have a Task Scheduler in Windows 10 to update MikTeX weekly. mpm --update And now I get this warning: Warning: --update: this option has been deprecated; it will be removed from a future version of ...
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hyperref stopped working abruptly

An avid user of hyperref package here. I had been using it for almost all of my documents, and it had been working just fine, until today, when all of a sudden, all my files that have \usepackage{...
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Chemformula giving Missing number, treated as zero error

I've recently installed TeXstudio and MiKteX on a new Windows 11 machine and have been trying to compile some of my old .tex files which uses chemformula: \documentclass[answers, 12pt]{exam} \...
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Compilation errors with MikTex 22.3 + xetex

I am a long-time user of MikTeX, with much happiness. But not today. It seems there is something messed up in MikTeX 22.3. I have tried updates, downgrades, reinstalls, nothing is working. I tried to ...
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Will an "old" MiKTeX version receive the "new" LaTeX?

I just moved from Mac to Windows and have to adjust a little bit. I am forced to use MiKteX 21.2 now (even though 22.3 is out already). Will this distribution install the new 2022 version of LaTeX ...
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Miktex Compiler is not able to compile after adding some math environment

I was using the baposter class for making a poster for some conference. Initially, I was using the overleaf and was getting the timeout message, then I shifted to my MiKTeX compiler on my computer and ...
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pdflatex.exe --interaction=errorstopmode --synctex=-1 "0-Definitions_Etudiant.tex"

I tried to compile a tex file. The error is not clear and I cannot find what is causing it. I have searched in other forums but mostly it was because Miktek was not downloaded. Hence, I have made sure ...
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No longer able to compile LuaLaTeX after MikTeX update

I just updated MikTeX from the console. Even with the following MWE (I guess MNWE in this case) \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \begin{document} I hate it here \end{document} I get the ...
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XeLaTeX engine in MikTeX broken?

After a fresh installation of MiKTeX 22.3 portable on a Win 10 machine I can no longer compile the following simple document: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[times]{fontsetup} \usepackage{...
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I'm facing a problem with mtpro2

I appreciate efforts of those that aided me on my newtxtext, newtxmath problem. I have now updated my TeX distribution (MiKTeX) and now I was able to run the code as edited here which didn't initially ...
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MikTeX broken after update; compiler seems to be dead

I use the latest Windows 10. One month ago, my TeXnicCenter was working completely fine with MikTeX. Now, it occurred to me that MikTeX was slightly outdated. I had not updated it for about six months,...
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How to update MiKTeX to utilize MiKTeX Console

My current installation MiKTeX 2.9 uses the old Package Manager/Settings/Update system, which doesn't seem to be functioning smoothly. How do I safely update my system so that I have access to the ...
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Draw a bordered box around a filled box with TikZ

I am desperately trying to draw two boxes, with some right aligned text which should eventually resemble a progress bar. My problem is that there is some space between the outer and the inner ...
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Miktex and Texmaker on MacOs12.2

I have installed MikTex followed by texmaker on my mac. Somehow texmaker is not able to detect the presence of miktex. It keep on throughing one or another error like this - Could not start the ...
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Override MiKTeX-bundled Ghostscript with a separate installation

It looks like https://miktex.org/packages/miktex-ghostscript-bin still uses a far outdated (more than 3 years old) GPL Ghostscript for Windows. This is tremendously annoying for certain ...
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Which length still creates the distance between the 2 boxes

I try to place 2 boxes on top of each other. I would like to define the height of the lower box and a potential gap between the boxes and the top box should use the remaining space. As you can see in ...
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Compilation Difference When Using TexLive Instead of Miktex

I'm a long time MikTex user since I love their on-the-fly installation philosophy and tools and I'm happy with it. For job reasons I have to start to use R programming language and, for some reason, ...
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WinEdt cannot find MiKTeX

I installed MiKTeX. It works with TeXworks. Then I installed WinEdt and WinEdt did not recognize MikTeX. I did this many times before and WinEdt always recognized the location of MikTeX. The location ...
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Mmiktex-makepk did not succeed

Following the previous problem (Biber not working with Biblatex after the update - Mac OS/MikTex/TexStudio), MikTex has been updated and there is no visible conflict between Biblatex and Biber. ...
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miktex-makemf error: source file could not be found

After I updated MiKTeX (on Windows 10) im am no longer able to process a LaTeX file with a custom font that I had installed myself. I receive the infamous "Font ... not found" error. In my ...
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How to open MiKTeX console from terminal in Linux?

I am using Linux and trying install some packages for my LaTeX files. When I google, people say that we should open MiKTeX first, but I don't know how to open it! Could anyone help? Thanks!
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Biber not working with Biblatex after the update - Mac OS/MikTex/TexStudio [closed]

I have updated all my Latex software, and basically, nothing is working. Software versions are: TeXstudio 4.2.1 (git 4.2.1); Using Qt Version 6.2.2, compiled with Qt 6.2.2 R; MiKTeX 22.1; Mac OS ...
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Comic Sans in Windows MiKTeX

All I have done is write a code like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{comicsans} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} The output consists of empty black-...
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GFtoPK (MikTeX, Metafont) crashes in supre mode for fonts in certain optical sizes

Certain pk files are not produced by GFtoPK, but I get the problem only in supre mode. When I remove this mode, every font works, but the bitmaps are ungly then. MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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Graphviz Package Don't Work Under Windows?

I use MikTeX under windows. pdflatex needs tow execution to draw the graph. LateX code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[pdf]{graphviz} \ShellEscape{where dot > test.log} \begin{document} ...
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Cannot install MiKTeX in 2022 on a new PC under Windows 10 or Windows 11

I have been installing various versions of MiKTeX for nearly 10 years without any trouble at all… until three months ago, when I built a new PC. Hardware: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X11 HERO – wi-fi ...
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TeXstudio/MiKTeX vs. TeXstudio/TeXlive. Which option is potentially less troublesome on Linux?

A few years ago I installed TeXstudio alongside with either MiKTeX or TeXlive on Linux. I remember it required so much tweaking to get it working with TeXstudio that I finally gave up and installed ...
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How do I link MiKTeX and TeXStudio?

I am running these applications on my Mac, having installed MiKTeX before TeXStudio. Error message saying "No LaTeX distribution was found on your system". I have upgraded and downloaded ...
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LaTeX distributor and editor downloaded, not showing there is a LaTeX distributor on my system

I am new to LaTeX and am trying to use it to create lecture notes in my mathematics lectures. Specifically, my problem has become that TeXStudio is showing that there are no LaTeX distributions on my ...
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MikTeX initexmf pdflatex error (initexmf --dump=pdflatex)

I use Windows 10 21H1 and MikTeX (basic-miktex-21.12-x64.exe). I just installed it and get the following problem* in the miktex-makefmt.log file after I do this on the command line: initexmf --edit-...
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WinEdt is saving files under the wrong type

I am using MiKTeX console 4.6, in WinEdt 10.  I believe some setting got accidentally re-set but I have no idea what setting that would be. Starting yesterday, when I have a TeX document open I can go ...
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Minted tango style with MiKTeX : Unaligned code

When using tango style of minted package with MiKTeX (under windows), the code is not properly aligned: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{minted} \...
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Unable to insert image in latex on Windows 10 ,getting error- ! Package pdftex.def Error: File `.jpg' not found: using draft se

I have used the following packages- \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{report} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage[ruled, vlined]{algorithm2e} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Unable to compile any files using MikTex on Mac

As of this morning, I have been unable to compile any latex files on my computer. Any attempt to compile a tex file gives me the following console output: libc++abi: terminating with uncaught ...
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Synctex is not working with pyluatex (using latexmk in TeXworks, MiKTeX, Windows 10)

I have recently started to experiment with the pyluatex package (which lets you include Python 3 code in a .tex document, and have it run during the .tex compilation process). https://www.ctan.org/pkg/...
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Compress heavy pdf

I am writing my thesis but due to the quantity and quality of images, the pass comes out at 26MB. The platform where I have to upload my document only allows me up to 5MB, so I need to compress my ...
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mathtools.sty does not install

I seem to be having a problem mathtools.sty. I'm attaching the exact error message below, but any help is appreciated. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-1.40.24 (MiKTeX 21.12) (preloaded format=...
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