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MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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Why TeXstudio closes immediately after updating packages with MiKTeX?

I´m having this problem. After updating packages with MiKTeX (because TeXstudio was not showing the reference page with the \printbibliography command) I restart my laptop. Now when I clik on ...
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miktex package manager suddenly not working

Texworks suddenly does not compile my documents (it worked up until one month ago, the last time I used it). It asks for Miktex Package Manager installation each time I run the application and then it ...
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Is there any way to install all the packages at once in MikTex package manager?

Every time I compile some files. I always need to add some specific packages. Some times, the Winedit will tell me which .sty file is missing yet the corresponding package name is not the same. Then I ...
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command crashed

I'm agetting this message when running file: "pdflatex.exe: Unknown MiKTeX exception. Error: Command crashed: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "tagged neutron".tex Process exited ...
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MiKTeX: File 'memoir.cls' not found

With the code as below, I can not read PDF from my TeX. \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{...
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MikTeX package manager disappeared in Windows 10

At one point I start having problems installing automatically new packages. If I go from the start menu into "MikTeX 2.9" and try to open the package manager I get the message saying that the element "...
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MiKTeX makepk did not succeed

I have stable code that always ran with MiKTeX. The last successful version I installed was MiKTeX 2.9.7269-x64. However today I uninstalled MiKTeX and installed 2.9.7342-x64 (with all pending updates)...
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miktex-makepk did not succeed because of MEGAFONT

Sorry, but miktex-makepk did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to get MiKTeX going again: C:\Users\sndr\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex\log\miktex-makepk.log In the end ...
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miktex strange error

I'm using Miktex with Texstudio on Windows 10. Suddenly without any changes or settings changed, MiKTeX started throwing errors when new packages were requested. Texstudio simply says: Process ...
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Blank page insertion not always working

In my document I need: - Cover page - Blank page - Thanks page - Blank page - Then content starts I successfully instead the first blank page, but the second blank page after Thanks page doesn't want ...
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Document language messing with line spacing

I'm new to LaTeX. I need my document in French. I need things like "Table des matières" instead of "Contents", "Chapitre" instead of "Chapter"... From some research, I've added french in \...
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Table size, alignment and columns alignment

I'm new with LaTeX. I want to have two tables. The first table renders fine. For the second table, I want it to take full page width and I want text from first column to be aligned left and text from ...
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MikTeX 2.9.7300 problem pmboxdraw.sty & kvdefinekeys.sty missing from oberdiek

Is there a problem with MikTeX or the oberdiek package? I'm running pdflatex, which never finishes, and this is the end of the miktex-pdftex.log: 2020-02-11 18:46:15,318-0500 INFO miktex-pdftex - ...
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Are previous releases of MiKTeX available?

The last release broke one of the styles I rely on and reverting MiKTeX seems to be faster than fixing the style. I asked this question as I was looking for a way to binary search through releases to ...
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Error: metric file not found [duplicate]

I am in one of those annoying situations in which I try to compile a file that I compiled several times in the past (without problems), but which gives me an error message now. Under MiKTeX, if I ...
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Missing hyperref.cfg file

I use MiKTeX and recently I have updated my packages. And now I have a problem. Suppose that I compile a LaTeX file which uses the hyperref package, such as this one: \documentclass{article} \...
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Required file tex/generic/elhyphen\grahyph.tex missing from the elhyphen package, and installing never finishes - how to solve this issue?

I installed TeXmaker and TeXLive/TeXStudio and MikTeX in my Windows 10 laptop, and trying to run a LaTeX file from TexLive that runs with no difficulty and with no error on ShareLaTeX/OverLeaf ...
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Miktex update and Process Crashed on Texwork

I have just updated miktex (on windows 10) this morning and I obtain an error with texwork when I compile a simple document as this one \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{...
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Having issues with beamer. Error: Sorry, but miktex-maketfm did not succeed

I have been trying to compile a beamer presentation and have tried everything: reinstalling (MikTeX) and running updmap.exe etc... but to no avail. I keep getting this message. I will appreciate any ...
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basic-miktex-2.9.7269 32 bit installation problem

I am installing the basic-miktex-2.9.7269 32 bit on my laptop pc brand hp probook 6450b with the operating system windows 10. The program says: "The specified installation directory not empty" when I ...
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It is possible to use ctex in MikTeX/TeXworks?

I have been using MikTeX/TeXworks for a while and have really enjoyed its universality and facility. I usually compile laTeX documents with XeLaTeX or pdfLaTeX. However, I was not able to input ...
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How to use miktex with texlive on manjaro linux?

I always used miktex on windows, but when I tried to migrate to manjaro linux, I couldn't. I installed miktex and then tried to install texmaker. It turns out that texmaker demands texlive, which ...
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Is there a problem with hyperref?

A document that had been working recently will not work today and i narrowed the problem down to this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} d \end{document} If I cut ...
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Recently installed MikTeX and TeXmaker and am getting an error when I try to build

When I try to build a file I get the following error: Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex Do I need to some how link MikTex to my editor?
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Compile Failures After Fontspec Update

I updated packages (Windows 10 / MikTex 2.9), which included a January 26, 2020 update to fontspec. On my first compile (LuaTex) after the update, a file that compiled fine immediately before the ...
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XeLaTeX unable to find fonts after reinstall of MiKTeX

Dear problem solvers, After reinstalling Windows on my computer and subsequently reinstalling MiKTeX 2.9, I've been unable to compile with XeLaTeX (PDFLaTeX does work). I had no problems before. ...
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sudden issue with METAfont | MikTeX

So, nary a problem for quite a while, but for some reason, today, when I try to use yap in MikTeX to look at a .dvi file, yap throws the following error, suggesting that modes.mf is missing. [Using 64-...
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MiKTeX: File hyperref.cfg is missing

After updating my MiKTeX-Installation (dated 2020-01-29) I am unable to compile my LaTeX-files. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \href{www.google.com}{...
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File hycolor.sty not found

Update: The error has been fixed. Update your miktex installation (hycolor) to fix the problem. Old: After updating my miktex installation (windows) today, i can't compile any document containing ...
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Runaway argument? { \end {thebibliography} ! File ended while scanning use of \BRorg@thebibliography

I'm entirely new to LaTex. Have very little idea about things. So our university gave us a sample of report and I'm modifying the content. Whenever I try to do bibliography & citation, it gives me ...
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How to query font info/features using MiKTeX? [equivalent to otfinfo]

In this answer, the command otfinfo, coming with TeXLive, was used to query the font information. However, I wonder if there is an equivalent one to be used in case of MiKTeX.
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Suddenly missing mpm-mfc.exe

Suddenly, no updates upon MIKTEX neither package manager nor LATEX that I am aware of. I did a where on a CMD and the aforementioned .exe is gone from the file system. Does imply a reinstallation ...
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Need help adding AMSTeX fonts to compile a 35-year old document

I have a 100-page document (my Ph.D. dissertation) that I created in the 1984-1985 time frame that I need to create a PDF from. I have not used TeX since about 1990 so my TeX knowledge is extremely ...
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Latex Titlepage splitted in 2 pages

I have a problem with a book in Latex. I'm writing a thesis in Latex, using Miktex and TexnikCenter. My problem is that the titlepage is splitted in 2 pages instead being fitted in a single page as ...
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Stix2 displays wrong symbols

I just recently switched from Windows 7 tu Ubuntu 18.04. Bevor i was working on a TeX document which worked all fine. But after i changed the OS and set MikTeX up again the stix2 package was causing ...
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Why is superscript not displaying correctly in lyx?

Why is it that whatever I type in the superscript turns into gibberish?
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Installing MikTeX, missing executables when using miktexsetup

I'm installing MikTeX on appveyor CI, but I get the impression that the executables like bibtex and latex are not present anymore. The used procedure is: appveyor-retry appveyor DownloadFile https://...
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I can't update MiKTeX package-manifests.ini invalid value definition

I get an error in TeX Studio for File `polynom.sty' not found. When I open MiKTeX Console to Check for Updates or Update package database I get an error message, then sometimes MiKTeX Console crashes....
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Figure out which packages have been downloaded (vs. installed by default)

Similar to this question, I would like to figure out which packages I am using, with a twist - I'd like to know which of these are not included in the generic Miktex distribution, so I can download ...
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LyX cant use “view” button. exporting PDF works flawlessly

I installed recently LyX with MiKTeX and executed an external program that changed the definitions so that i can export with foreign languages. while exporting (using "pdflatex") works great the view ...
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METAFONT failed for some reason, unable to find transcript file

A simple latex document of mine is attempting to invoke the following, which fails $ miktex-makepk --verbose tcit0800 525 600 0+525/600 Trying to make PK font tcit0800 at 525 DPI... The METFAONT mode ...
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Install all missing packages under MiKTeX

When I install MiKTeX on a computer, I always choose the option of installing all packages. Of course, as time goes by, new packages appear on CTAN. Is there any way of telling MiKTeX to install all ...
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generate latex table online and then use them in latex in TeXstudio

I made the table in latex for my project in latex from the following website : https://www.tablesgenerator.com/latex_tables# The code generated is : % Please add the following required packages to ...
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Problem compiling latex document: invalid STOI argument (Miktex, pst-optexp)

I've been trying to produce optics figures using the pst-optexp package in latex, however something has gone wrong meaning I can't compile anything in latex now using texworks and miktex. I'm working ...
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How to setup OTFTOTFM in MiKTeX?

I am trying to convert OTF font to be used with pdflatex, using otftotfm. Following direction from these links How do I use TrueType Fonts with PDFTeX using otftotfm? and Installing OpenType Fonts in ...
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Mysterious Error and Text In Latex Document

When running Latex Document, multiple errors are coming given below. And at the first page of PDF document mysterious and miscellaneous text are coming given below.
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error while using diacritical marks in matlab code in latex [duplicate]

I'm very new to latex and I'm trying to write a latex document in polish. It contains diacritical marks such as "ą" or "ś" and it all works fine until I try to add some Matlab code to the document. My ...
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Lualatex produces no output (MiKTeX)

My lualatex on MiKTeX seems to be somehow broken: If I compile any document, like the following, LuaLaTeX produces no output at all (no .pdf, .aux, .log, ...). \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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Absurd error message when running LuaLaTeX from MikTeX bundle [closed]

From time to time I get a compilation stop for a fifteen-page article when using LuaLaTeX with an absurd diagnostics. LuaLaTeX reports that he did not have enough memory. At the same time, the task ...
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The executed process did not succeed

I did the update on December 21, but I found myself confronted with the obderdiek package, on my MikTex 64 bit installation. My easily compiling files generate the error: ! LaTeX error: file “auxhook....

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