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LaTex: Small table, that should be flush left, is indenting to the right

I have an errata document. For each errata item, I use a small table, with no borders, to list the Errata ID, Area of operation, Components affected, and Severity. Using a table this way, works, but I ...
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Pandoc and MikTeX

I'm using Windows 10 and MikTeX 2.9. If I install Pandoc into the same system, are both clause? Need advise in this regard.
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MikTex update destroy the installation

If you install Miktex 24.1 (Windows) and call up "Check for updates" and "Update now" via the console, the update runs until approx. 42% then the process starts to corrupt the ...
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texlive miktex conflict - texhash

I'm working with Ubuntu 22.04 and texlive (I'm using the Ubuntu texlive from tug.org). I tried to install miktex but gave up because I could not finalize the installation of the miktex console, which ...
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Installing Literaturnaya Font on Miktex

I am trying to install the Literaturnaya font (https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/cyrillic/literat/) to be used with miktex. I have seen a response for how to do it on TeXlive etc, but canoot ...
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Reinstalling MiKTeX in Windows 11

It shows me the following error when installing MiKTeX, I have used it before, and I don't know why it is giving me errors, I use Windows 11
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How to use MiKTeX without admin access? [closed]

So, a collegue of mine has TeXstudio with MiKTeX on her work computer, which is running Windows 10. She didn't have to tex anything in a while, but recently needed to do so again. Obviously, when ...
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Error while compiling multiple tex files on TeXworks [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis using a multiple.tex file. I have a main file that calls different subtex files. The main file works properly while compiling. However, when I am trying to compile the subfile, ...
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MiKTeX Console fails to start after update of package miktex-qt5-bin-x64 [closed]

I am having trouble with the installation of MikTeX. Specifications: I am using Windows 11 (Version 22H2 (Build 22621.3527)). The problem is this: Yesterday I installed MikTeX according to (the ...
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Problematic install of babel-scottish

Here are two failed attempts to install the downloaded (by MiKTeX) files for babel-scottish. It seems to revolve around the missing file hilatex-dev.fmt presumably needed for XeLaTeX. The internet ...
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File `multirow.sty' not found. \usepackage

I am trying to execute this line of code(below) and getting the error above \usepackage[section]{placeins} Please assist
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File `logreq.sty' not found on TeXstudio

I am trying to use biblatex on TeXstudio. This is the code I used and tried to run it. \usepackage[backend=biber, style=alphabetic, sorting=ynt]{biblatex}\addbibresource{bib.bib} But the error I got ...
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texify: How to define a macro from the command line

I'm using texify and am trying to set a macro from the command line. Here is my sample .tex file: \documentclass{article} %\newcommand{\version}{1.3} \title{test \version} \begin{document} \...
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Updated MikTex Broke hyperref [7.01h] on LuaLaTex [Version 1.18.1]

When attempting to compile the following input under either pdflatex (MiKTeX-pdfTeX 4.19 (MiKTeX 24.3.31)) or lualatex (LuaHBTeX, Version 1.18.1 (MiKTeX 24.3.31)), I got errors thrown by something to ...
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Intext citations are not numbered correctly in Texstudio with Miktex, windows 11

I am writing a scientific document in Texstudio and Miktex in Windows 11 X64. The only problem that I have is that, when I compile my document, the references do not appear with the correct order. ...
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Text disappearing in MiKTeX

This is about a hard-to-reproduce problem that has plagued me intermittently for years. I reported it earlier, but to no avail. I was now finally able to boil it down to a very small test case and I ...
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Install older miktex versions

I had a MiKTeX installation(2.9) which was using a local package repository that I had from a long time ago. Now I had to reinstall the MiKTeX, but when I installed the new version of MiKTeX(24.1), I ...
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Powershell's Get-Clipboard slow output in TeXStudio Script

I am currently trying to run a TeXStudio script that calls a Powershell Script that outputs to the Messages Section of TeXStudio the contents of the clipboard. This is the script I have in TeXStudio's ...
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Error message when trying to use Tufte-book

I am just using, \documentclass{tufte-book} \title{My Tufte Book} \author{Your Name} \begin{document} \frontmatter \maketitle \tableofcontents \listoffigures \listoftables \mainmatter \chapter{...
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Latex font catalog heuristic font error

I was using my latex file normally, but I formatted my PC and when I installed miktex and testudio again, this error message appeared. !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (zut_5b7xz5.enc file): cannot open ...
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Alter the position of barcode in \begin{pspicture} within a rmarkdown document

I'm trying to alter the position of a barcode in a document, but so far I have found nothing... This is my Rmd file (with the YAML header between these two ---)... --- geometry: paperheight = 8cm, ...
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Barcode output in rmarkdown document

I want to have a barcode like given in this answer Can't generate code128 barcode There also stands that it doesn't work with pdflatex engine - it has to be changed to the xelatex engine and that's ...
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Snapshot/backup of CTAN Miktex packages as of 2020

Ten years ago, some distributors (such as MikTex) provided a download link for an ISO DVD containing a snapshot of all CTAN MikTex packages. For some reasons, I would like a snapshot of (possibly all) ...
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MikTex "SSL connect error" on a Windows 7 + MikTex 2.9.7364 computer

I temporarily need to add some packages to an old computer with Win7 + MikTex 2.9.7364. I have already tried all the steps from MIKTex 2.9.6161 ssl error when trying to update, and added both ...
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Updated MiKTeX (2024-03-12), lua debug function not working

The MWE below works with Overleaf (TeXLive 2023), but does not with MiKTeX as debug.getinfo is nil -- perhaps this library is not loaded properly in the new update? I have relayed the issue to MiKTeX'...
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Unable to generate hypdoc.sty [duplicate]

I am new to MikTex. Although I have learnt how to create .sty files and to install them manually, I am unable to generate the hypdoc.sty file. I downloaded the CTAN package which doesn't contain that ...
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gb4e and leipzig not working together: TeX capacity exceeded

I'm on Windows 11 using MikTex as my LaTeX manager. I'm trying to make good-looking linguistic glosses using gb4e and leipzig, but they don't seem to be compatible together for some reason on my ...
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Hyperref stopped working after updates [closed]

After the latest round of updating packages with MiKTeX 4.11, the hyperref package stopped working. It throws an ! Emergency stop. \Hy@AtEndOfPackageHook ...color}\fi \fi \fi \else ...
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LaTeX can't find fontsetup non-free .sty files - MiKTeX

I was trying to recompile a document I have already used in the past, and I found that my miktex installation can't find fontsetup non-free files (.sty). I am using MiKTeX on Windows 10. This is my ...
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How to prevent combination of i and j into a diagraph ij in PDF [duplicate]

I use the package fontenc to manage letters with diacritics as one glyph. However, the package newtx has the unpleasant side effect that it manages the combination of i and j as a glyph ij. This is ...
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todonotes - listoftodos always outdated?

I am using the package todonotes and its command \missingfigure to indicate where to place missing graphics for another editor of a user manual. Unfortunately it seems that the \listoftodos only ever ...
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Error message about Windows 10 even though I'm on Windows 10

I'm trying to use pdfinfo, but when I run it, I get the following error message: MiKTeX requires Windows 10 (or greater): https://miktex.org/announcement/legacy-windows-deprecation This is odd since ...
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Requesting advice on using package "svg" with MikTex

I have spend a good chunk of today reading up on how to implement vector graphics in LaTeX and still cannot get it to work. I have: Installed the svg-package Installed Inkscape Added Inkscape's bin-...
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Miktex file is empty

I use Miktex editor to write latex code. It suddenly gives me the error about it cannot save file and ask whether I want to save a copy. Unfortunately, I did not save a copy close the editor and try ...
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Latex errors at special character

I have a special unicode character "𝌠" in LyX. When language is set to czech (as is the actual text) and encodung set to "standard for given language" and "standard" ...
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How to determine where does `\input{}` search for a file?

I have some file foo-<YYYY>.tex which I update every year and is located in the following path: C:\Git\directory\texmf\tex\latex\folder My MiKTeX configuration contains the previous path in its ...
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MikTex Problems on Mac

For about a month now my MikTex app isn't working on the Mac. I think it was after ugrading the OS, but not sure. My TexWorks wont access it when I try to run a LaTeX file, and I can't even open the ...
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Mismatched LaTeX support files detected in bibliography

I have run into an issue while runnung a test code in an attempt to create a bibliography. Specifications: I am using TeXMaker (Version Texmaker 5.1.4) and MiKTeX (Version (23.12)) on Windows 11 (...
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UPDMAP file missing? Trying to install cm-super on MikTeX

I am going through the painful process of trying to install cm-super. I'm following the instructions on the install file. Here is the one I am stuck on: 4.1) [not for VTeX/Free] Instruct dvips and ...
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Error with `initexmf --mklinks --force` in MiKTeX: "Security Risk" and Failure to Execute

I've encountered an issue with MiKTeX on my system, and I'm seeking some guidance to resolve it. I am running the command: initexmf --mklinks --force in an elevated cmd command prompt (as ...
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MikTeX | PDFLatex works, PDFTexfiy no longer does

Current primary setup is latest MikTeX, using WinEdt 9.1 as the front end (recently did a minor upgrade from WinEdt 8.xx -> 9.1. I know its not the most recent, but...). At any rate, very simple ...
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Install MiKTeX packages copy/pasting

I don't have admin rights, getting the repository online is blocked and are not allowed to bypass it and I cannot put a USB drive on my computer. I do have MiKTeX installed (but basic so no package ...
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Compiling problem when using minted

I want to highlight Python code in a Latex document and I tried to reproduce this example, but I get several errors, I cannot even put all of them here as they are a lot... An example is: graphics\...
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This required file could not be found: geometry.sty

I am trying to set up LaTeX on my PC using TeXworks. I'm trying to run the ejc-sample.tex template from the Electronic Journal of Combinatorics: https://www.combinatorics.org/ojs/index.php/eljc/about/...
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texstudio error: miktex-maketfm did not succeed

I trying to compile a pdf on texstudio that use xelatex and getting following error on the message console: Sorry, but miktex-maketfm did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information ...
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Problem with moderncv

I have been trying to write a CV with LaTeX following this tutorial : https://www.baeldung.com/cs/latex-moderncv-resume The commands given in the tutorial to install MiKTeX didn't work in my command ...
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how to intall Miktex for windows 8 64 bite

I'm trying to install Latex so i understand that i need to install MikTex first then install Texmaker or TeXstudio so try all version of Miktex but in install they gives " MikTex requires windows ...
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how to get list of TeX tree roots programatically in MiKTeX

Is there a way to get the list of all TeX tree roots from a command line? I thought that initexmf --show-config-value could do it, given that miktex.ini is supposed to include keys like CommonRoots, ...
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MikTeX compilation failing

I've got a following problem with my MikTeX: It is set up for CI in a docker container that runs a weekly build. Up until last week it was working perfectly fine, but now it is failing (no changes to ...
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How do I fix an error with l3backend-pdftex.def in Texmaker

Here is what I believe relevant to my problem (taken from the log file of Texmaker): ....................................................... This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-1.40.25 (MiKTeX 23....
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