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MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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Counting words do not appear with texcount (using TeXstudio)

I am trying to get the words cumber per section using the following lines: \newcommand\wordcount{ \immediate\write18{texcount -sub=section \jobname.tex | grep "Section" | sed -e 's/+.*//...
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Simplest way to add a bibliography using a .bib file [duplicate]

I have written a little essay and tried to add a bibliography. I get all kinds of errors and searched the last 5 hours for solutions, only to find out how little I know about latex... I am using ...
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How to download MikTeX from a specific download site?

Trying to download MikTeX. Seems the download progress goes so that it uses the "nearest" available download site. But I have had problems already when downloading new packages: The site ftp....
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Writing a macro to display pdfs in plain TeX under current and future versions of MikTeX

Note: As documented in the question and answer here, I have, for the time being, solved this problem in a very ad hoc way. But the problem resurfaces every time I get a new computer, so I'd like to ...
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Can't get latexindent to work: “Could not open defaultSettings.yaml”

So. I would like to use latexindent. I use the 2.9 version of MiKTeX and I installed latexindent via the MiKTeX console. Every time I try to use latexindent (even from console) I get: Could not open ...
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pdftex with miniltx not working as expected

I have a four-year-old Windows 10 machine, with a four-year-old installation of MikTex 2.9, and a brand-new Windows 10 machine, with a brand-new installation of MikTex 2.9. On both machines, I have ...
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Debugging Badboxes

I am currently working on a document where I get a lot of badboxes, unfortunately I don't get any information on where does badboxes occur (apart form the file). How can I find these badboxes ...
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Slightly different positioning of graphics compiling with xelatex instead of pdflatex (MiKTeX)

Edited. Truly MWE at the bottom of this post. I am having troubles generating the identical PDF outputs from the following Asymptote source code: size(0, 40mm); draw(unitsquare); label("$1$",...
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How can I compile TikZ pgf manuals 1.01; 1.18; 2.10 and 3.0.1a?

My request to archive old TikZ manuals was closed on the grounds that it is sufficient to compile these manuals with the corresponding version of pgf. Archive old manuals? #903 It is specified that to ...
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Koma-script not installing in MikTex

I recently switched over to LaTeX in VSCode, so I'm kind of a noob at this stuff. I want to use a sty file that uses KOMA commands (if it matters, I'm trying to use evan.sty). But instead of ...
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Problem with MikTex installation?

I downloaded Net Installer from website, both 32bit and 64bit, downloaded complete MikTeX, started the wizard again but the moment I select Install MikTex and press Next wizard closes. Does anyone ...
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ctrl+alt+b command using build package in atom returns the following error:

Platform: win32; texpath: Processing file MA Report.tex (Modelling and Analysis 1D Report) in directory C:\Users\jyk\Documents\Report latexmk builder latexmk -cd -e -f -pdf -interaction=nonstopmode -...
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Version question of MiKTex along with TeXworks on Windows 10

Recently I downloaded MiKTeX on my Hewlett Packard laptop having Windows 10 operating system. But I don't know its version. How I can find it out? a) Is it necessary to install portable edition and ...
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Latex Warning After Update Miktex: Font shape `T1/lmr/m/scit' undefined (Font) using `T1/lmr/m/scsl' instead

I use \textit to italic words. Latex give me this warning. Font shape T1/lmr/m/scit' undefined (Font) using T1/lmr/m/scsl' instead. LaTeX After I change \textit to \textsl. The warning is gone. ...
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MikTeX crashes on LaTeX errors

I'm running MikTeX 2.9 (64-bit) on a new Windows 10 laptop. For some reason, when I run LaTeX (or PDFLaTeX), it terminates operation upon encountering any LaTeX errors (such as unknown commands), ...
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MiKTeX Error: Can't install koma-script Package “Transferred a partial file”

I'm trying to install the koma-script package using MiKTeX console, but the error occurred in the middle of installing. Why does it happen? I attached the screenshot and copy the error info below here....
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page numbering : reference and appendix ( fix: same title)

the file reference.tex looks : \cleardoublepage \ihead[]{References} \bibliographystyle{alphadin} \bibliography{bibfile} in the main.tex, which creates a pdf: ... \input{conclusion.tex} \input{...
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Missing the grtt10 font on MikTeX 2.9

Getting an error when running Latex. Here is an abbreviated output around where I believe the error is: Font metrics written on grtt10.tfm. Output written on grtt10.600gf (252 characters, 51904 bytes)....
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PDF output is different after copying code into new file and compling

I received a code for a CV from a professor of mine, which I intended to replace the information in and use as a template. Here is the code (after I replaced the original information with my own): \...
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Failed to add a package to MiKTeX

I try to add a package (foiltex) to my MiKTeX Installation - without success so far. I have run the required latex foiltex.ins and latex foiltex.dtx. What I have tried: Added foiltex to ...
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Texmaker/MiKTeX not creating PDF file [closed]

After installing an update on Windows 10, Texmaker is no longer compiling or showing the PDF file. I read the solutions provided here and here, but these are not my situation. I do not have avast and ...
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Can't write on file *.pdf

I can no more compile any of my tex files, they all generate an error "can't write on file *.pdf". I suspect a Windows update (it occurred just after that) but I am not sure and I cannot ...
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MiKTeX: Error Invalid argument Function: putc

After recently having updated my MiKTeX installation I am unable to compile a large document written in german any more. Luckily I was able to reduce the problematic document to the following 7 line ...
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MiKTeX not compiling

MiKTeX stopped compiling. Originally it was only pdfLaTeX + MakeIndex + BibTeX that wasn't working, pdfLaTeX worked just fine. I tried a complete reinstall and now nothing works (including LuaLaTeX ...
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Latex code error when I want to build

What is this error? Could not start the command : "C:/Program Files/MiKTeX 2.9/miktex/bin/x64/pdflatex.exe" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "azam1".tex C:\Users\a>pdflatex-...
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Please help me to run latex in mac

When I run my file then I get this error message : Process started: pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Bab7TeknikIntegrasi".tex log4cxx: setFile(/Users/mukhammadsolikhin/...
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How can I do a \forall look bigger?

When I am using the math mode and I'm writing, for example, the lipschitz function definition: $$ d'(f(x), f(y)) \leq L d(x,y) \forall x,y \in X $$ then I run it and the \forall looks small... What ...
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FATAL miktex-makefmt - miktex-pdftex.exe failed on pdflatex.ini

I had an error with l3backend. After spending too much time trying and failing, I decided to re-install MiKTeX2.9. Now the error changed to pdflatex not succeed. I searched again and tried and failed ...
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MikTeX error “Some Postscript specials could not be rendered” when using package prerex

As part of a larger project I am using package prerex to generate a chapter dependency chart. Within MiKTeX I am running latex --src -specials on what is essentially the following code: \...
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What is wrong with this latex code? [closed]

please help me, I am trying to nest tabular. \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|p{2.5cm}|p{6.0cm}|p{8.5cm}|p{1.8cm}|} \hline \centering{\textbf{Year}} & \centering{\textbf{Degree/Certificate}} & \...
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Installing/Upgrading MikTeX without TeXworks

Is it possible to install/upgrade MikTeX without TeXworks? I'm using other tex editor for LaTeX and I think that I don't need the TeXworks. I have uninstalled TeXworks using the MikTeX console, but ...
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How might one treat hyphens as hyphens (not minus) in in-line math?

How might one treat hyphens as hyphens (not minus) in in-line math? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{parskip} \renewcommand\...
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How can I change the font style of the bibliography? (Arial Narrow 10pt)

I'm new here and I don't know how it really works. I was searching a lot about how to solve my problem but I couldn't find any solution. I'm currently doing my Master's thesis in LaTeX and I don't ...
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MiKTeX gets no connection with a server. This happened after a massive updating or crash at the beginning of July

The updating procedure finished normally, but after that no more package updates are available. Please, provide any solution not involving reinstalling all from scratch.
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Latex oneline problem

I need to do same layout as at the picture: How can i arrange elements like that? I made a bordered-paragraph with a framebox{\parbox} commands. But i can't place numbers at left from paragraph.
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Can somebody please help me every time i try to compile my document this show up

This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.21 (MiKTeX 20.6 32-bit) Sorry, but "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\miktex\bin\miktex-pdftex.exe" did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the ...
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Configuration error: no conversion from undefined configuration value to string

I've updated the MiKTeX Console on admin this morning with all of the new updates. After this update, I haven't been able to do anything within the console. I've tried installing packages which fails ...
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Error when installing any MiKTeX package: file=“…\mpm.ini”, line=“19732”, error=“the configuration file is not signed”

When trying to install a package (specifically lastpage but it's the same with any I've tried to install), I get an error. In the error report I get: "A MiKTeX configuration file could not be ...
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Texworks - the error line is not correct in a private subsubsection

I am using Texworks but I have a problem to find out where is the error directly. I have defined a private subsubsection using \newcommand. If I use \subsubsection, I am able see the error line ...
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miktex total crash

After Sunday June 28 massive update, miktex started working bad namely both latex and pdflatex working in total crash way (no interaction at all, with no hint of mistake). Today, I tried to reinstall ...
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Why can't lualatex in MiKTeX find stmaryrd fonts unless pdflatex is run first? [duplicate]

MNWE: \documentclass{acmart} \usepackage{stmaryrd} \begin{document} $\Mapsto$ \end{document} Running lualatex on this file gives a log containing luaotfload | cache : Lookup cache loaded from C:/...
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Texworks compiler doesn't show where the error is

I am using Texworks but I am not able to see where the error is. I have checked bin path and log file in Miktex which are in different path. Is the problem in configuration or on these path? How can I ...
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Miktex 2.9 installation error initexmf.exe

I have tried to install MikTex 2.9 in Windows 10 64bit (basic-miktex-2.9.7442-x64.exe) It failed with an error: The operation can not be completed: The executed process did not succeeded. Details: ...
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How to change the citation to number style instead of author-date (please see the screenshot)?

I am using a thesis template that I downloaded from internet. I am using natbib style for "reference" section. After compiling, I am getting author-year format. But I would like to have in &...
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Tex Text Inkscape extension: pdflatex do not succeed

Recently I update my Inkscape in my laptop to the new version, also TEX TEXT extension. But now, when I try to create any equation, text, number or another latex command I get the following error: ...
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MiKTeX can't auto download the packages

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on my Windows 10 laptop. I have Texmaker as editor. While installing I used the auto download without asking option. But when I try to build my file, it gives an error saying the ...
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what is wrong with this error message

My notebook has only one disk c: I installed MikTex on C: and compile simpson.tex on C: Presumably the C: prohibit written into it? But I granted privilege. What else should I do in view of the ...
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Miktex can't be reached

Yesterday I ran the Miktex update on both admin and non-admin (on Windows 10), but now when I run a latex file, it asks to run the package manager, and cannot find any packages. So I tried updating ...
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MikTex just won't compile (errors from miktex-pdftex.exe, miktex compiler driver, memory dump file)

My problem is that no document compiles on MikTex, not even the simplest HelloWorld article. The error is Sorry, but "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\x64\miktex-pdftex.exe" did not ...
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MikTex with psgo package: cannot render more than 7 moves?

I am using the packgage psgo to render board game of Go in an IEEE paper. \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \usepackage{psgo} \UseRawInputEncoding \begin{document} ...

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