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breqn with Miktex creates strange line breaks. Bug?

The following MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{breqn} \begin{document} \begin{dmath} V_{t}=\left({a}_{t} V^{norm} \left(C_{t}^{\eta} \left(1-N_{t}\right)^{1-{\eta}}\right)^{\frac{1-{\...
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Biber version in MikTex (2.16) doesn't match version applied for compiling (2.12)

I am using LuaLatex and have a pretty strange problem for me regarding Biber and Biblatex. MikTex tells me my installed versions for Biber and BibLatex are: biber-windows-x64 (2.16) biber-doc (2.16) ...
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showframe: how to define thickness of frame lines?

Till to the last upgrade of MiKTeX (to 21.6) the following MWE works fine: \documentclass{article} %---------------- Show page layout. Don't use in a real document! \usepackage{showframe} \...
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MikTeX does not detect a package after both online and manual installation (revtex) [closed]

I am running MikTeX 2.9.7338 on Windows 10 and trying to compile a document using revtex4-2 in TeXworks 0.6.3. I followed these instructions and copied the revtex4-2 files in the appropriate TDS ...
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TeXstudio not compiling after updating to 3.1.2?

I just updated TeXstudio from 3.0.4 to 3.1.2, and uninstalled all the previous versions. But now, when I try to compile my already saved files on this new version, I get the following error: latexmk....
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How to make MiKTex portable? And the installation problem of the portable version of MiKTex

Following the instruction on MiKTex website(see https://miktex.org/howto/portable-edition), I installed the latest portable version of MiKTex(basic-miktex-21.2-x64.exe) and it works well. Then I move ...
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TexStudio inline preview problem

I use texstudio as my editor and on one of my computer where I have reinstalled miketex and Texstudio, with the attached preview settings. But I get the following error message when doing inline ...
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Mac “Mactex+TexShop+Preview” fine pdf cropping turns out blurry on Windows

A friend of mine recently moved from Mac to Windows and I have one of his use cases that I am not able to help him transport (in the most mutatis mutandis way for him) to Windows. Under Mac he was ...
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Where to place custom format (.fmt) files when using MikTeX?

I have created my own .fmt file, but can't seem to find where to put it so that it is found by pdflatex. I am using the MikTeX distribution. I have tried setting TEXFORMATS as an environment variable, ...
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umranda: non-existent package?

On page 205 of the symbols-a4 (2020) page table 527 mentions umranda Decorative Borders. This package is useful for drawing the fish. Does this package not exist anymore? This code: \documentclass[...
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mathtools package - Package database exclusively locked

I’m having an issue concerning the mathtools package. I’m using MikTex 2.9 and TexMaker. Whenever I attempt to run the following example code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \...
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MikTeX 2.9 latest version Windows 10 - 64 bit [closed]

Please suggest where should I download the complete installation setup for MikTeX 2.9 for Windows10 (64 bit), I've tried but found Basic-installer only. Please help...
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Error during ctex package installation - permission denied

I encountered the following error while attempting to download and install the package ctex via the MikTex Console. Permission denied: path="C:\Program Files\MikTeX 2.9\tex/generic/ctex/zhmap&...
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Yap suddenly fails to print .dvi files and .ps files

dvi-Files that used to print with Yap (up to March 9) don't now (from March 12 onwards), although Yap shows them on screen, nor does "File - Print - Postscript" work. Instead error messages ...
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yap suddenly fails to print .dvi-Files [closed]

yap suddenly fails to print .dvi-Files, instead displays message "MiKTeX encountered an internal error", although MiKTeX installed October 2020 hasn't been changed/updated since. (The ...
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How to automatically download packages from CTAN with WinEdt

I've been working with Miktex2.9/WinEdt10 for at least 2-3 years without issue. Yesterday, I tried (and failed) to make latexdiff work. In the process, I reinstalled Miktex. Now, if I compile anything ...
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Overleaf project not compiling on local machine

I have an overleaf project created using this template. The project works fine when compiled in draft (fast) mode but not in normal mode because I have tonnes of images in my project. In normal mode ...
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Error while uninstalling Miktex 2.9

I just installed a fresh Miktex 2.9 in Windows 10 (details attached in fig.) But it failed to run a tex file having revtex4-1 package and even when I changed the package to revtex4-2, it failed (see ...
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Remote package repository of Miktex in Windows 7 not working

I am facing a weird problem. Last I ran any .tex file 24 hours ago. It then ran perfectly. But now today I tried to ran another .tex file (Please see attached image). The Remote Package Repository ...
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Handling tilde for the home directory in latex, Windows 10, MiKTeX 2.9

I am seeking to include in a latex run a range of files off different paths; I am working in MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 10. I am unable to get \string~ to point to %USERPROFILE%. A MWE to illustrate is: ...
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revtex4-1.cls not found in miktex2.9 in Windows 7

I have installed Miktex latest version today in a newly formatted Windows 7. Then tried to run a .tex file in Texstudio. That file starts with: \documentclass[12pt,preprint,superscriptaddress,floatfix,...
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Package natbib Warning: Citation 'RefLabel' multiply defined

I am using Windows 10 with the latest MikTeX (2.9) and TeXnicCenter 2.02. I am preparing a paper with the aa.cls class and with the aa.bst style-file, that can be found here: http://ftp.edpsciences....
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(Scientific WorkPlace 6.0) Missing style for Typeset PDF preview

[New user of Scientific WorkPlace 6.0] Program sends me an error when attempting to preview the PDF file. Error-> Unable to create a PDF file. ! LaTeX Error: File `ragged2e.sty' not found. ! ...
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TeXworks pdf not refreshing

I am running MikTeX 2.9 and TeXworks 0.4.6 under Windows 10. I have a TeX document and the corresponding pdf open side by side. When I compile the TeX document (with pdftex) I want the pdf to ...
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Sweave compiles empty table of contents

I have a .tex document which I want to compile using Sweave. I provide its and the .cls file's contents below. Everything works fine, except for the fact that the table of contents is empty. I am ...
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No hyphenation for ngerman with Plain-TeX after a recent MiKTeX package update

German hyphenation worked fine with my MiKTeX installation of February 2019 for Plain TeX input with just ngerman.sty as control sequence. But after I executed a package update on 26 September 2020 I ...
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Yap.exe DDE error

I'm hoping someone could point me to likely misconfiguration of yap.exe. I just (re)installed MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 10 for my personal use (i.e. not using admin privileges, since this is a company ...
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Unable to select the repository where to download the packages

For several months I want to know after an old update the reason because the MikTeX console doesn't give me the possibility to choose the server where to download the packages both in user and ...
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How to insert a video in beamer using TexStudio/MikTex?

I am using TeXstudio/MiKTeX and Adobe Reader for my presentation. I want to insert two videos in that, one in .mov and other in .avi formats. I saw many similar questions about problems with ...
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Problem downloading miktex

I am going to download miktex for windowns 10 with 64 bit from the website: https://miktex.org/download I have chosen all downloads and then net installer with 64 bit, once I click download, then the ...
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Miktex 2.9 for windows 10

I want to download miktex 2.9 for windows 10. Can you kindly help me with the same? Kindly note: Please do not confuse with miktex 2.9 console. I do not want to install console version. Thanks.
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Cannot change package repositories [closed]

Good afernoon everyone! I downloaded some packages from ctan.org and installed it with miktex settings, but as I understand it is not a good idea, so I decided to download packages from some ...
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The vertical space before the chapter title becomes increased after updating from MikTeX 2.9 to 20.6

Currently I'm using TeXstudio and configure it with MiKTeX 2.9. At first, nothing's wrong with my document. But, somehow because I can't use lipsum I tried to update the packages using MiKTeX console ...
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How to add .sty file [duplicate]

I am using texmaker with a latex file, but after compile .sty not found error comes. I am using mikTex console, can you recommend some solution or some other installer other than miktex? Thanks.
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MikTeX Installation

I installed Miktex on my computer with operating system Windows 10 x64 in order to practice LaTeX. However when I am opening command prompt and typing latex there it is showing error. What should I do ...
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miktex-makemf does not find .cfg or metric file for font - where do I get these?

I tried to manually install a font from a .ttf file, let's call it XYZ, in pdfLaTeX (LuaLatex etc are not an option; I tried that and I could not get it working because it caused to much problems with ...
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mathkerncmssi source file could not be found

I am making use of MiKTex, a flavour of Tex (if i may call it) On compilation, I get the following error: Sorry, but miktex-makemf did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to ...
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MikTeX2.9 (32 bit on Windows7) vs. MikTeX2.9 (64 bit on Windows10)

Respcted all, I have completed few files on MikTeX2.9 (32 bit) on Windows7 OS, now I am going to migrate to Windows10 with 64 bit-MikTeX2.9. If I use my old files to the Windows10 (64 bit), is there ...
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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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How to fix the problem in case of tikzpicture, the dimension is too large?

This tikzpicture in latex have problem with me that dimension size is too large, how to fix this problem \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[paperheight=9in,paperwidth=7in, top=1in, bottom=0.8in, ...
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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 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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What is wrong with my system setup?

I bought a new computer with windows10, which I installed MikTeX2.9. The previous LaTeX file failed to compile in this new system. The follwing is a min. example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{...
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Rstudio “Compile PDF” button not working after update from Windows 7 to 10

I use LaTex to compile documents in Rstudio, and use the 'natbib' package for bibliographies. My university upgraded all computers to Windows 10 a couple months ago. After the change, I reinstalled R (...
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MiKTeX random repository always picking one that's offline

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9.7429 with Windows 10 and when I try to update my packages on the internet it fails because a certain repository server is down. Ok, could just wait for the server get back, but my ...
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! LaTeX3 Error: Backend request inconsistent with engine: using 'pdfmode' (LaTeX3) backend

I just got a new computer and when I try to compile any file on the freshly download miktex I get the error provided below and the subject line. Any help would be greatly appreciated. \...
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MiKTeX compilation on my new notebook (Windows10)

I bought a new notebook (ACER SWIFT1) with Windows10. This computer has only only 256G SSD therefore it is preformated into only one disk (C). I installed MiKTeX. But some strange issues happened.... ...
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miktex-makepk - PK font HieroB could not be created

I am depressed, after trying to install HieroTeX with MikTex 2.9 and TeXnicenter for four weeks without succeeding. I installed hieroglf, it works perfectly, but has only 60 signs. I followed the main ...
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LaTeX Warning: Unused global option(s): [a4]

The file was working properly then suddenly it gives me this warning LaTeX Warning: Unused global option(s): [a4]. I tried to undo the last action but it didn't help and now I can't create the pdf ...

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