Questions tagged [miktex]

MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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wrong page number/link of Introduction in TOC

Please help, I have read and tried most of the solutions for a similar problem. Nothing worked. Introduction in TOC says it starts at page num 2, should be page num 1. When I click on introduction ...
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How to update package using files downloaded from CTAN? [on hold]

I was trying to use an option in the caption package in my latex file but I got an error saying that \RequirePackage{caption}[2018/05/01] % needs v3.3-147 or newer because there seems to be a clash ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 update packages and shortcut of MiKTeX

I have done a full update of the packages of MiKTeX 2.9, it worked fine, no error message and the too old package that was blocking the compilation do not block anymore my compilation Fine, BUT all ...
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MiKTeX cannot retrieve attributes for the directory 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\systemprofile'

I'm having trouble to run a fresh MiKTeX 2.9 install on my windows 10 system (single user). When I run TeXWorks or use the commands for the console it all works fine. But when I run the same command ...
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MiKTeX installation on multiple computers: how to synchronize them? [on hold]

I've installed basic-miktex-2.9.7031-x64 on my Windows 10 computer and started to develop a solution for a newsletter. This newsletter should be produced on the Windows computers of other people and ...
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Kile Live Preview Error Message

I have used Kile (in Windows 10 via MiKTeX) for a while and it was a nice experience. But I noticed that, since there is a lower bound for the response time, there would be occasionally an error ...
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Catching MikTeX errors while compiling Tex inside Microsoft C#.net

I can successfully compile a TeX file inside my Microsoft C#.net program - as explained in this forum here. Question: Is there a way to catch MikTeX errors in a C# program? I'm thinking MikTeX may ...
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xdvipdfmx:warning: Creating ToUnicode CMap failed for FontAwesome5*.otf

I am on latest miktex version with all packages (used by my latex file) installed automatically by miktex during building the project. Building my latex file (which uses fontawesome5) using latexmk ...
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Hyperref not jumping to headline [on hold]

I am using hyperref to link from my toc to some \addsecs, but when I click the link in the toc, it jumps under the headline of the \addsec rather than over the headline. I'm wondering if anyone else ...
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Problem while updating MiKTeX - How to solve?

I 'm trying to update MiKTeX packages by MiKTeX console (from here), but I get this error message: The remote package repository is not online. You have to choose another repository. Informations ...
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Direct links to all LaTeX packages

Because of proxy limitations in MiKTeX Console, I need to download each LaTeX package from a browser, and move it to my local repository. Most online CTAN mirrors are organized in a very cluttered ...
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“package.sty” not found error in Texmaker

I am doing my LaTeX using Texmaker, and any attempts to build pdf are being received with "package.sty" not found. I have been using Latex using TexMaker for a long time, and I have not had this issue ...
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When trying to install MiKTeX: Windows API error 5: Access is denied

I tried to download the current version (2.9(.7086)) of MiKTeX for Windows (64 bit). When I try to install it (no matter if only for one user or all, I tried both) it shows me the following error ...
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Pagenumbering is missing on pages without chapter start

I'm currently writing my thesis and found a problem with my pagenumbering. Only on pages where a new chapter starts, there is a page number, on the following pages the footer is missing. The pages ...
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References not getting listed when using Biblatex approach [duplicate]

I am a beginner when it comes to Latex. I am using MikTex TexWorks on Windows. I have already seen this post However it seems I am still missing something when it comes to Biblatex approach and that'...
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A miktex configuration file could not be loaded

And how do I fix this ? My Miktex can't download any packages.
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Package detection without installation in MiKTeX

Lately I've been using a Weirdindows machine, in which I installed MiKTeX. Finding my way through its automatic package installer I noticed that if I check the existence of a package file which I know ...
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Weird update behavior in portable MiKTeX version

Recently, I did a fresh installation of portable MiKTeX version "miktex-portable-2.9.6942.exe" on an USB stick; "miktex-portable-2.9.6942.exe" was downloaded from the MiKTeX website. After the first ...
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MetaPost not working

The recent update seems to have broken metapost. Anyone else having problems? The following is a MWE taken from the document that used to compile. Thanks for any help. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \...
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Textmaker does not generate a PDF file? [duplicate]

I have compiled so many source codes files in latex and it works perfectly. I downloaded another template and run but my texmaker could not generate the pdf of that file. Although I have tried this ...
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List of abbreviations using nomencl package in texmaker

For my thesis I would like to add a list for abbreviations. This is what I have so far: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[refpage]{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{document} \nomenclature{...
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Installing a .sty package in MiKTeK

I've spent two days trying to install manually the cite.sty package in MiKTeX when nothing worked except putting it in the same directory as my .tex file. I run windows. I found the MiKTeX options (...
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Automatically compile several .tex files to pdf

I have several .tex files in different folders. The files are named: name10.tex, name20.tex, ..., name200.tex and the folders: 10, 20, ..., 200, i.e. file name25.tex is in folder 25 and file name60....
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help with errors — to create a Portable install of LyX

SOLVED -- SEE AT BOTTOM I have a work computer that is completely locked down and I can't install most software in it (including LyX). Not much of a problem, I've discovered the world of "Portable ...
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I can´t install a new beamer theme in Miktek 2.9

(I´m sorry by my English mistakes) I needed to reinstall the Miktex. I had many others beamers themes, like progressbar, but can´t use these themes anymore because Miktek doesn't recognize these ...
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xcolor package problem

I am trying to color the rows in a document. The code I am using is as below \documentclass[11pt,a4paper, twoside]{scrbook} \usepackage{longtable,tabu} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \definecolor{grey1}{...
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I use Miktex2.9. I have some problems with choosing a document-wide font size

I use Miktex2.9. I have some problems with font size. I have written \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt]{extarticle} but it doesn't work.
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MiKTeX missing latex.exe file

After downloading and installing MiKTeX, I went on to download LyX. I was then prompted to choose the path for my LaTeX distribution. I chose the path to where my MiKTeX is supposed to store its ...
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why does Miktex Console stop working just with one click?

why does Miktex Console stop working just with one click? \usepackage{listings} in Texworks couldn't work, so I was trying to install the listings package manually, but the console couldn't work, can ...
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Disable “Package Installation” dialogue on MiKTeX

I wish to provide a setup script to my colleagues which sets up a working MiKTeX environment. Installation is done in 'basic' mode without admin privileges -- so far using the registry: miktexsetup --...
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MiKTeX LuaLaTeX broken, probably font-related problems

When I updated my MiKTeX installation (on Windows 7) today, LuaLaTeX went broken. When I try this minimal example it compiles with PdfLatex and XeLaTeX but not LuaLaTeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Installing Lyx2.3.2 on ubuntu

I'm trying to install lyx 2.3.2 on ubuntu 18.10, so I installed miktex and donwloaded a lyx2.3.2 source file from the official site and builded it using cmake I maneged to exucte the app but only ...
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How to force pdflatex to compile in pdf mode? (I am using WinEdt to edit and compile my .tex file)

I have a very simple .tex file: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello \end{document} When I tried to compile this file with pdflatex, it generates a .dvi file instead of a pdf file. My ...
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TeXworks takes more than 20 minutes to start

I have a MiKTeX installation on Windows 10 on a relatively powerful machine. A few weeks ago, TeXworks started to hang on startup. It now takes up to 25 (!) minutes when starting and consumes about ...
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\begin {eqnarray} does not work properly, in the latest version of (La)Tex?

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \textwidth 160mm\textheight 235mm \oddsidemargin-2mm \evensidemargin-2mm\topmargin-10mm \UseRawInputEncoding \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{...
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MiKTeX won't download ogonek package

My MiKTeX won't download the ogonek package. I went to the A-Z list of MiKTeX packages, and ogonek isn't there. Should it be? FYI, I know that my MiKTeX automatically downloaded ogonek at some point. ...
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Trouble with the “initials” package [Solved]

EDIT: Many thanks to Bernard for solving the issue. I needed to refresh the font map files. I've been trying to experiment with using LaTeX for more than just math papers, and I thought I'd try using ...
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Why latex does not tell me which command is undefined?

From the beginning, took me a lot of time to come with the following minimal example: \PassOptionsToPackage{main=brazil,english,spanish,french}{babel} \documentclass[ 10pt, a5paper, ]{memoir} \...
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Unexpected error message (Undefined control sequence. l.18 \xwm@secstopagerange)

The following basic TikZ code is throwing the compilation error via PDFLaTeX: ("C:\fakepath\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX 2.9\tex/generic/pgf/frontendla yer/tikz/libraries\tikzlibrarytopaths.code.tex"...
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Miktex \printindex doesn`t work [duplicate]

I use MiKTeX 2.9 and use{imakeidx } for doing list of indexes in beamer. but I have the message in log: No file "DM2019_7 (2)".ind. [103 ] In texstudio it works . Please help. Example : \...
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how to use \define@ for additional xcookybooky-keys

I am starting to use the xcookybooky package and currently am trying to define additional keys to the headline, as in the documentation, where it say, for example, \define@key{headlines}{...
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How to report the --output-directory bug on pdflatex/latexmk on Tex Live?

As already reported on this other question I can't write on file 'foo.aux', when: Using the --output-directory option of both pdflatex and latexmk Using Tex Live 2017 on Linux The ...
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“I can't write on file …” when installing class from a .ins file [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the elsarticle class manually on MiKTeX 2.9 (Windows) from the .ins file. However, when I type latex .\elsarticle.ins, I get the following: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2....
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Warning about PDF version [duplicate]

Running PDFTeXify in MiKTeX Revision 2.9.6809 I sometimes get this warning about PDF versions. pdfTeX warning: pdflatex.exe (file ./Plato.pdf): PDF inclusion: found PDF version <1.6>, but at ...
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How can I install a package on MikTeX?

I need to install a LaTeX package on my MikTeX system. Specifically, I am trying to make biblatex work, but I always get the error message: ! LaTeX Error: File `biblatex.sty' not found. I have ...
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MiKTeX updates packages only partially

When I requested recently MiKTeX console to update my installation (portable version on Win10) I noticed that not all packages that have been updated in the package database are recognized to be ...
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Matlab prettifier problem with *

I'm trying to use the matlab-prettifier. Following code does not compile: \begin{lstlisting}[ style = Matlab-editor, basicstyle = \mlttfamily, ] ro=zeros(length(prec),length(prec)+length(h)-1); ...
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table* not visible in article

I have run into a really weird issue. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{here} \begin{document} Test \begin{table*}[H] \begin{tabular}{ll} A & B\\ \end{...
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usepackage{siunitx} produces error - texstudio

Im using TexStudio in UTF8. the following codes \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \num{0.12368455} \num[round-mode=places,round-precision=4]{0.12368455} \end{...
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Local package repository of MikTeX

What is a local packages repository and how to create a local package repository? I need to add some .sty and .cls files of my own, I follow the instructions from some users of this forum but whatever ...