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Questions tagged [miktex]

MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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Path & Compilation issue | Texmaker MikteX

I've just installed MiKTeX and TeXMaker on my PC (previously worked on Overleaf which is fine until you have to write a whole master thesis). I have trouble while trying to compile a document, cf. ...
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Error in tables when compiling project using Texstudio/Miktex

I am a beginner with LaTeX. I am using TeX studio with MikTeX, on windows 7 x64. I am trying to build some tables on my paper. I used existing papers from another paper as a sort of "template". ...
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MikTex - how to uninstall

How to uninstall MiKTeX 2.9. please? First I want to reinstall it because of update, however, when I click on ununstall bottom nothing happend. So I deleted the folder of MiKTeX and I install it ...
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Problem using ref for figures [closed]

I have an article I'm working on with 11 figures in total and 60 equations. They are all properly labeled, and I made sure to put \label after \caption in my figures. (Using ) Whenever I reference an ...
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How to integrate my macros in ProTEXT

I installed ProTEXT from the TeXLive 2017 CD on a Windows 10 system  and am using TeXWorks. I use plain TeX coding and the XeTeX format. I have it working except that I have to include my macros and ...
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How can I fix this weird error related to pdflatex? [on hold]

Recently, I installed texstudio and miktex on a computer where neither has been installed before. Upon trying to compile a tex file on this new computer, I was prompted with an error: Error: Command ...
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Updating MiKTex Distributions [closed]

Very short question tonight: I noticed on my newer computers everything updates nicely with the MiKTex Console. When I trying updating on the older computer purchased in 2015 the MiKTex has issues ...
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Error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry - MiKTeX

I have a large document that used to compile well some 3 years ago. I came back to it and every time I try compiling it I get ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=50000]. I tried to follow any ...
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Insert pseudocode into Word through Aurora and mikTex

Using Microsoft Word 2013, Windows 10 Here is my code: \renewcommand{\thealgorithm}{2} \begin{algorithm}[H] \caption{*******************************************} \label{ABCLFRS} \begin{algorithmic}...
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Miktek update : SSL connect error

in advance I am well aware that I am asking a question that has already been asked but I can not solve the problem and I would like a more basic description of the resolution of the problem. I wanted ...
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Starting TexStudio from batch file doesn't compile

I'm using MikTex portable and TexStudio on a USB drive. On the top most folder level I placed a batch file starting the texstudio.exe. When I try to compile any document, it doesen't run the command ...
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Is it possible to install MiKTeX or TeX Live on Windows using portable version as a local repository?

Assume there is a computer running Windows 7+. I have an external drive with a bunch of portable programs, among which there happen to be two directories with complete portable versions of MiKTeX and ...
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Reinstalled MikTeX and now latex.exe doesn't work on simple document

I reinstalled just now (updating packages seemed broken) in order to help look at fixing another question I posted. \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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How to use LaTeX on VS Code?

I am very new to using VS Code and am very lost in it. I would like to edit and preview tex documents in VSC like I can on overleaf. I Installed LaTeX Workshop through VSC, but I can't see any preview....
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How to install a package from a local repository?

I am unable to connect to the package repository server using MiKTeX due to a proxy error. How would I go about installing a package from a local repository? I am trying to install the package beamer. ...
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TeXstudio configuration confusions

I am trying to configure TeXstudio with MikTeX 2.9 but I am not sure about a few of the commands and the relevant exe for these commands. Can anyone help me how to configure it and where can I find ...
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MikTeX update packages

How to update MikTeX please? In the second picture I tried this opportunity and the update not succed. I read that admin update help, but I cannot it open. I have nothing ticked and select all is grey....
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Is there a bug with the `lipsum` package in the last update of MikTeX?

I have the full version of MikTeX updated today. When testing the code on page 396 of the following tcolorbox manual 4.14, it is requested to install the lipsum package which is normally included in ...
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Trapezoid box width changes beyond bounds

I have made a flowchart in Tikz, where for the trapezoid (in/output) box I used the following command: \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows} \tikzstyle{io} = [trapezium, ...
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MiKTeX update failed, now pdflatex.exe not working and files don't compile [duplicate]

I have the new MiKTeX with the new Console, running Admin mode. Clicked 'Check for updates' and then 'Update now', but the update process crashed halfway, with the following error message (from the ...
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Package installed with MiKTex Console but Texmaker .sty not found [closed]

I install 'physics.sty' through MiKTex but when I compile in Texmaker it says 'physics.sty' not found. I try refresh filename database but it dose not work. What shall I do?
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MikTeX update from basic install (2.9.6850) fails with fatal error

Windows 7 Pro (64bit), account with admin rights: Installing "for all" basic MiKTeX 2.9.6850 works okay, all settings as per default. However, when I try to update it using MiKTeX Console (Admin), I ...
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Pdf does not compile [closed]

I am seeing this in miktex/logs/ pdflatex.log: starting with command line: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode ModBook.tex 2018-11-18 08:04:04,769-0800 INFO pdflatex - allowing known ...
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MikTex installation error [closed]

The following error occurs and I cannot understand what this means. I try again and again with deletion of the MikTeX file, but the error is same. An error occurred: source file: Libraries\MiKTeX\...
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Spacing between lines + unable to install package

I need to increase the spacing between lines for my thesis. It seems like "setspace" is what I have to use (\usepackage{setspace}) but i get... The required file tex\latex\setspace\setspace.sty is ...
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I installed MiKTeX but I can't compile the file

I installed MiKTeX but I can't compile the file. This file worked perfectly on another computer This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (MiKTeX 2.9.6840 64-bit) entering extended mode (...
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How to \addbibresource all *.bib files from a directory with biblatex

I'm using biblatex with biber under MiKTeX on Windows. I have many .bib files in a directory (say $localtexmf/bibtex/bib) which I would like to \addbibresource all at once. Is there a built-in option ...
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Biber / Biblatex incompatible after Miktex update [duplicate]

I just updated my MikTex installation and now biber does not work anymore. INFO - This is Biber 2.12 INFO - Logfile is 'build\thesis.blg' INFO - Reading 'build\thesis.bcf' ERROR - Error: Found ...
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Font LHE/cmr/m/n/10=jerus10 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not fou nd

I'm trying to compile a mixed English and Hebrew document. When I try to compile (using WinEDT btw) I get an error massage saying- Sorry, but miktex-makemf did not succeed. The log file hopefully ...
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“MikTeX Compiler Driver did not succeed” Fatal texify

I started working with LaTeX a few weeks ago and out of a sudden, MikTeX does not work any more, even though I did not change anything from one compilation to the next. I tried everything - all ...
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Latexdiff output file diff.tex is blank/empty

My problem is that the diff.tex file which I generate, after running latexdiff, is empty/blank. I have installed Perl 5, version 28. I installed latexdiff from the miktex package manager I installed ...
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problem running LaTeX

in this moment i'm doing a text for a task, and when i run my code next one: I have problems about: Warning line 1 inputting 'fleqn.clo' instead of obsolete 'fleqn.sty' Warning line 1 running in ...
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Miktex update problem

After struggling to make to memoir class work again I suddenly cannot update MikTeX. I get the following error message: Invalid argument: path="C:\Users\pr\AppData\Local\Temp\mik49805\forms16be....
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Error on rendering mathematical symbol - getting source file of rfxlri-alt from newtx package

I'm running a miktex installation on an airgapped computer and have been installing latex packages manually. I've installed the newtx fonts but miktex is giving the following error: INFO miktex-...
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Problem with bib2gls @dualabbreviationentry

currently I am trying to use dualabbreviationentries in my glossary. I use the bib2gls package and JabRef for manageing my entries. I receive the following error: Package glossaries Error: ...
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How to even start learning MetaPost using Windows?

I got interested in learning MetaPost but for some reason i can't find any reliable source on where i am supposed to start. All the manuals and guides i found start literally out of nowhere and what's ...
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Problems with Miktex and Texlipse

I'm trying to work with Eclipse (Texlipse) and MikTex but I have problems to make a project. Console send me the next information: running: C:\miktex29\miktex\bin\x64\pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -...
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MiKTeX Couldn't connect to server

I am trying to install packages from the MiKTeX console. I keep getting an error that "Couldn't connect to server." I then went to "Packages" and tried to change the repository from "a random package ...
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Texmaker, log file not found. Miktex installed and path environment changed.

I have installed TexMaker and tried to process the file but received Error: Log file not found I have seen similar questions in here, suggesting that MikTeX should be installed and changing the path ...
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MikTeX can't to do updating

I try to do upadating MikTex version 6852 10/3/2018 and receive Miktex Error Report - MikTex console: The operation could not be completed because a required file failed verification. Details: ...
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Windows MikTeX can't find my .sty file

I posted a question like this earlier but I'm re-asking because I didn't ask properly before. I created a .sty file (preamble.sty) to help clean up my preamble but I'm having trouble actually using ...
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Unable to uninstall miktex from windows 8

I am not a highly technical computer person. Whenever I go to Control panel>Programs and features... and try to uninstall Miktex 2.9, miktex console appears, with two options (finish private set up/ ...
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MiKTeX broken after uninstalling and reinstalling it, “pdflatex did not succeed”

I ran into some issues with MiKTeX 2.9 so I uninstalled and reinstalled it (using net installer), in the hopes that the issues would be resolved. Instead MiKTeX seems to be completely broken now; when ...
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MiKTeX hyphenation not working on MacOS. (There is no hyphenation.)

I have just got my first Mac and I'm trying to setup Latex on my system. Everything seems to work fine, except that MiKTeX refuses to hyphenate words, and as a result my rows overflows the width of ...
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Local Package MikTeX

I had to uninstall my Laptops Windows, then re-installed the MikTex 2.9 and editors: TexStudio and TexMaker. However, in the first run, a notification window is popping my asking me to choose the ...
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How to run TeXStudio on a PC?

I have already downloaded MiKTeX and TeXStudio and I would like to know how to run them.
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Getting xindy to run from a directory with an umlaut in its path

I use a Windows 10 setup with MiKTeX and I am trying to use xindy for index generation (for use with tex4ebook and the helpers4ht package). The xindy script was installed at the following location: C:...
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Installing problem: API error 193

I've been trying to install basic miktex but at the end of install process, I am always ended up with an error detailed by the following log file: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex\log\initexmf_admin....
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memoir - Redefine quote environment to avoid splitting on page breaks

I am using the memoir class and need to ensure that the quote environment does not split across pages. In one of my usages of the environment, it has two lines, where the first one is at the bottom of ...
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Undefined control sequence in the Siunitx sty file

I get this error each time i use siunitx. I am using siunitx version 2.7s, with miktex and texworks on PC. % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk %% \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[...