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Questions tagged [miktex]

MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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PdfLaTeX in Texmaker doesn't work: Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I installed MiKTeX 2.9 and afterwards Texmaker 5.0.3 on Windows 10 and i am trying to "Quick build" a simple file to test it. The file: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \begin{document} Hello world! \...
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MikTeX + TeXstudio Portable

I have a new problem. I would like to use MikTeX and TeXstudio as portable version. But I have a problem and you can help me with Stutkur -Latex --Miketex ---texmfs ---TexStudio ---miktex-portable....
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MiKTeX update error (Windows API error 32): MiKTeX console already in use

I just downloaded MiKTeX with the goal of using TeXstudio. My laptop is running Windows 10 Pro. After installing MiKTex 2.9.6942, when I try to install updates using the MiKTeX Console (as per the ...
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Miktex installation failure?

I have tried to install MikTeX using the Net Installer (setup-2.9.6942-x64) from a local repository that has the update of the 13 February but I am getting this error: An error occurred: source ...
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fontspec fails after MikTeX Update on Windows 10 x64

I have just updated my MikTeX installation to 2.9.6942 and Tex Studio to 2.12.14. I'm running on Windows 10 64-bit. The following code is in just about everything I write in LaTeX and it now breaks \...
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Vim-Latex is not compiling

I started using vim as my latex text editor. But when I try to compile my .tex file i get this message: || I can't find file `example'. example.tex || Emergency stop Any suggestion? Also, I don't ...
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texmaker does not recognize the new package

(See my working and system context below) I have downloaded a package (genealogytree) and added it to the texmf folder in MikTex 2.9 in the appropriated subfolders. Have run initexmf --update-fndb ...
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Sorry, but “MiKTeX Compiler Driver” did not succeed. eX going again

My bibtex works properly. But in my main file when I chose pdflatex+makeindex+bibtex, it gives me this error: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Compiler Driver" did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the ...
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Latex problem when i update there packages and unstall it [closed]

how to i Uninstall then install latex ...because problem with us...and where is there remaining folder in system that i will remove from system when i Uninstall Latex. You may want to visit the MiKTeX ...
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Latex poster (baposter package): footnote

Using the baposter package in Latex to create a poster, I have issue to create a footnote. I created a headerbox, but as you can see on the figure below, space between the first and second line is ...
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In psplot some dotsyles are not working

in psplot the following dotstyles are not working anymore (after miktex installation on new Computer): dotstyle=x, dotstyle=oplus, dotstyle=otimes In "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\generic\pstricks\...
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MiKTeX problem after update on Linux Mint 18.3

I'm using MiKTeX on Linux Mint 18.3. Recently, every time I update the MiKTeX package some error occurs. It happened 2 times already, and every time I had to reinstall it again. Today it happened for ...
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reinstalling MiKTeX

After a few problems with MiKTeX (see here, here and here) I decided to delete the current MiKTeX and reinstall it. I uninstalled MiKTeX from MiKTeX Console, but some folders named "miktex" (in ...
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problem with MiKTeX and MiKTeX Console

I had a problem with MiKTeX after updating (see here). I suggested to do something with MiKTeX Console, but I couldn't find anywhere MiKTeX Console. So I decided to reinstall MiKTeX. Then MiKTeX ...
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problem with MiKTeX after updating

I use Windows 10 Pro and I updated MiKTeX for solving that problem. The problem now is that when I select: MiKTeX package manager, system says that mpm_mfc_admin.exe can't be found, MiKTeX settings, ...
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verapdf PDF/A-1B validation errors

I am trying to prepare my thesis for publication and one the requirements is to generate a PDF/A-1B compatible file out of it. I am using verapdf software to validate my final PDF file and got these ...
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Can't install packages. Problem report =“get host by name failed in tcp_connect()”

I was trying to install beamer package from Miktex Package Manager but it appears a message Miktex Problem report ="get host by name failed in tcp_connect()". If I try Sychronize I have the same ...
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Error: MikTex console already running

When I try opening the MikTex console I get an error window saying "MiKTeX Console is already running". I tried closing literally every program, and I still get it. I opened Task Manager to see if it ...
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Esint package - proper \oiint symbol (not bitmap) on MikTeX and Windows

When I want to print integral symbols such as \oiint using the esint package, the integral signs look ugly: MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{...
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MikTex 2.9 Portable - Error Compiling - 'miktex-pdftex.exe did not succeed'

I decided to try the MikTex 2.9 portable. Its my first time using this software. I downloaded and extracted the contents on logical partition E:. I am having a problem to compile the code. I have ...
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Vertical spacing with beamer and pstricks using Miktex

I have some old files which I haven't used for a long time. They now produce different vertical layouts in beamer. MWE (test.tex): \documentclass[dvips]{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} \psset{unit=...
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XeLaTex to PDF rendering ampersands incorrectly (Windows 10 / MikTex / TexMaker)

I'm new to Latex and related topics but I'm learning quickly and really loving it. I'm taking a crack at adapting my CV to Dario Taraborelli's cvtex template for XeTex, and while I've gotten it to ...
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Biber and biblatex version mismatch despite correct versions installed [duplicate]

So, after a biber update a few days back I get the following message: ERROR - Error: Found biblatex control file version 3.4, expected version 3.5. This means that your biber (2.12) and ...
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Problem with Texstudio in Ubuntu 18.04

I am new to Ubuntu (I have Ubuntu 18.04) and I have tried to install Texstudio for three days, but I have always had problems. I have tried EVERYTHING what I found on the Internet, but NOTHINGS works. ...
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Incompatibility between pgfplots and xcolor since last MiKTeX update [duplicate]

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \PassOptionsToPackage{prologue,usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table}{xcolor} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{...
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How to import my R codes in TeXnicCenter

This package is basically writting R codes in LaTeX but I am typing codes in TeXnicCenter when I use this command it doesn't work to copy codes from R. Please tell me how I can write my R codes in ...
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What is a “TDS conform” directory? (MikTeX on WIndows)

in many answers and hints to LaTeX questions regarding fonts, there is always the requirement for installing new fonts, to create a "TDS compliant" root directory. If i follow these instructions and ...
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Glossary example not working?

I am trying to follow a latexebook tutorial but its own example does not seem to work. I have followed the guide doing a basic glossary but I must be doing something wrong that I am missing. I am ...
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MikTeX Console stop working [closed]

Two weeks ago i observe that in recent days (after last Windows upgrade at January 1st ?) the MikTeX Console stop works. Clicking on its icon show some activities that it (try to) start, but its ...
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Error when trying to install listings package in MikTex [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the 'listings' package through MiKTeX package manager and I get the following error: MiKTeX Problem Report Message: parse error - unexpected end of input; expected '}' MiKTeX: 2....
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Bug in pscircle? Mismatched radius for thicker line

for a simple pscircle I get a mismatched radius for thicker line. The small red circle in the left picture shows the mismatch with linewidth=1pt. In the right picture the small green circle shows that ...
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How to use LaTeX in Anki on Windows with MiKTeX?

I installed MikTeX, updated everything, downloaded the passivetex package, ran everything as admin, checked the depositories and everything, and yet I cannot get LaTeX to work with Anki. Here is the ...
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LuaLaTeX + fontspec + IM FELL not providing long s

I'm attempting to get a font (any font) which automatically switches s for ſ in the middle of words. Following a number of suggestions I've found on StackExchange, I'm using IM FELL DW Pica PRO (from ...
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The executed process did not succeed. info: fileName=“C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\initexmf.exe”, exitCode=“1” on Windows 7

when i had old version miktex and i was updating to new miktex it stoped and i could not do anything then i uninstall and when i was trying to install miktex appeared this 'The executed process did ...
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Undesired extra space on the left

Hello I am using MikTex in TexStudios and I have this document: \documentclass[paper=letter,fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} % KOMA-article class \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \...
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Identify basic packages required to create PDF from tex file without installing MikTex software

My product has a requirement for latex support. I do not want to install MikTex on the client machine(because if I include it, the setup size is too large). I want to identify the basic set of files ...
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How to use other fonts in plain tex using MikTeX?

I've been reading Donald Knuth's Computers & Typesetting and in chapter 4 the author says that one can specify a font using \font\cs=<external font name>. What I would like to know is how ...
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Problem with miktex-2.9.6942-x64 and lualatex/luatex

I am running MiKTeX 2.9 in windows 10 x64. After making an fresh basic install with basic-miktex-2.9.6942-x64.exe (to keep the old) I run into a problem with a lualatex program. (correction of ...
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Writing in chinese with miktex and pdflatex : ttf2pk: ERROR: Cannot find `simsun.ttc'

I recently switched from texlive to miktex on an ubuntu machine and I'm trying to use japanese characters in my PDF. Here is my latex code : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{...
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pdfLaTeX not accepting shell commands despite shell-escape option

I am testing the shell escape option, but I am stuck on a very early level -trying to do: \input{|"time /t"}}. My pdfLaTeX is complaining: ! LaTeX Error: File `|"time /t".tex' not found. As far as I ...
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Will my Revtex Latex file, created in Overleaf, upload to Windows Miktex?

I created a physics article (Revtex Latex) in Overleaf. Overleaf downloads a (.tex) file. However, a particular journal requires that I submit my article in a ".tex file created in Windows Miktex". I ...
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pgf package + pstricks | MikTeX | still 'broken' [duplicate]

So, after waiting until today (Jan. 8) to try updating pgf for my MikTeX install(s), went ahead and gave it a try (first after backing everything up in my MikTeX root directories). Install pgf using ...
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pgf/tikz no longer works after update

I use Texstudio and Miktex on Win 7 as a portable version. Today i updated my miktex-packages and everything worked fine except the "\usepackage{tikz}" command. I made a fresh reinstall with the ...
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itemize and equation in beamer [duplicate]

I am not able to get the output of this file, however the same code was running successfully in my office computer but in my personal laptop (even though no error is displayed in red color), I am not ...
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MiKTeX installation error: access violation issue

I have an issue on installing MiKTeX. I removed it from for some reason and tried to reinstall. I deleted the installation folder after the uninstall; and restarted my PC. I have tried many times, ...
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An error comes out when building in texmaker, “I can't find file `glyphtounicode-ntx.tex”

After I click build in texmaker (PDFLaTeX) this error comes out. I have checked the path and I do have glyphtounicode-ntx.tex in there. What should I do? Also, I'm very new to this so I don't what ...
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cannot install MikTex 2.9 on Windows 10 Pro N (64 bit)

I had to uninstall MikTex, because it stopped working properly. Then I failed to install MikTex 2.9 on Windows 10 Pro N (64 bit). The message was: This app can't run on your PC. To find a version for ...
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Datamatrix not generated on Mac

When I compile the following file on my Mac, the datamatrix is not generated. When I compile the same file on a Linux server, the datamatrix is shown. Do you have any idea how this datamatrix can be ...
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Is there a new problem with mathrsfs?

A problem arose after updating today, and I traced it to the package mathrsfs. This file works fine with \usepackage{mathrsfs}commented out, but fails when \usepackage{mathrsfs} is put back in \...
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Miktex/XeLaTeX - non-working wrapped images (wrapfigure)

I've searched hundereds forums of the same question, but without any working solution. I'd like to insert images to my document to the right side of the page and my text shall wrap them from the left....