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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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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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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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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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Understanding output from miktex packages list

Following Morty's answer in List all installed packages and their versions from the command line, I used miktex packages list --template "{isInstalled} {id} {version} {versionDate} {timePackaged}...
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! LaTeX Error: File `revtex4-1.cls' not found

I am using MikTex2.9.6753-x64 in Windows 7. I want to use the revtex4-1 class but I received the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `revtex4-1.cls' not found. I substituted revtex4-1 with revtex4-2 ...
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Error message says "I can't find file tikzlibraryanimations.code.tex"

My TeXstudio editor is doing well. But whenever I need to use the package \usetikzlibrary{}, get an error message I can't find file "tikzlibraryanimations.code.tex". I have tried to update ...
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Getting older versions of Miktex. Can it be raplaced with Texlive?

I work with a journal that uses Latex format files that are intended for a 2016 Miktex distribution. The format files are incompatible with latest Miktex distributions. Recently I tried to install ...
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eqparbox.sty and biblatex.sty on MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXMaker

While trying to compile the following MWE (well, not actually working) \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{eqparbox} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=alphabetic, sorting=ynt ]{biblatex} \begin{...
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Which one should I download and install for TeXstudio? [duplicate]

For my windows 8 (64-bit) system, I want to install updated TeXstudio. Here I found 2017 version 2.12.6. But there are several files in the folder, as follows: Should I download all 7 files ? Or just ...
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pgffor with foreach inputted from another file does not work anymore with MiKTeX 23.4

This piece of code used to compile just fine with MiKTeX 2.9.6300: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgffor} \begin{document} \input{forEachInput.tex} { test \fruit } \end{document} The file ...
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The last version of 32 bit MikTex

I know that 32 bit MikTex is discontinued but I have to install it on a PC which does not support the 64 bit architecture. Where can I find the last version of the 32 bit Windows binaries? In ...
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How to specify the created PDF version in MikTeX?

I use MiKTeX 22.3 out of the box; I don't think changed the default configuration in any way. If it is relevant, I use it with Texniccenter. I am trying to use the command \includegraphics{myfile} ...
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Can't download packages from MikTex

I'm using MikTex 2.9 version (32 bit) on windows 7, but it couldn't connect to sever even when I'm connected. I'm tired of downloading package one by one from CTAN. I hope there is a solution.
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MikTeX Setup Widzard No Reponse

I am using Windows 10. I clicked download MiKTeX installer from here https://miktex.org/download. After I clicked on several options (like whether I perfer A4 or letter), I click start and this window ...
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Sorry, but "MiKTeX Compiler Driver" did not succeed. texify: major issue: So far, no MiKTeX administrator has checked for updates

My .tex files generate PDF correctly for other users.In my MikTex installation , when i use the option for PdfLaTex+makeIndex+BibTex, it results in error, pdfLatex creates PDF without index. Any help ...
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Wrong figure folder when using \graphicspath

I want to include a figure example.pdf, contained in the folder figs in the same folder that my main.tex. The content of main.tex is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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TexMaker giving ! Missing = inserted for \ifnum. \usepackage error when installed on a new computer [duplicate]

I installed MixTex and TeXMaker on new my new computer and I started getting the following error. My code compiles fine on the old computer and on overleaf. Tried uninstalling and reinstalling couple ...
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A .tex file that run on my HP laptop with Windows 10, but it does not run on my institute's Dell desktop with Windows 11

I have a .tex file that run on LaTex studio on my HP laptop (in which Windows 10 is installed); but it does not run on LaTex studio on my Dell desktop (in which Windows 11 is installed) and it shows ...
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miktex fails with a bizarre error after update on windows 10

I am running miktex and using texStudio. This is a file that used to compile fine. I updated my miktex and this is what I get now. Thank you in advance for any responses. 2022-05-21 12:03:12,774-0400 ...
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Beamer stop working with updated MikTex [duplicate]

Beamer was working in my windows 10 before MikTex (version 2.9) update. Now, it has stopped working, showing- File error 'enumerate.sty not found'. Could someone help me fix, please.
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MiKTeX could not find the script engine 'perl' which is required to execute 'makeglossaries'

I'm using MiKTeX 2.09 (and TeXstudio) on windows 7. When I choose the glossary command in TeXstudio to make the glossary, I run into this error: Process started: makeglossaries.exe "HSFSS" ...
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Can't use font after MiKTeX update

I made isocpeur.ttf font (my early subject) able to use in LaTeX (MiKTeXfont.zip) long time ago, and used it successful until yesterday. Didn't update my MiKTeX since 2019 so decided to renew it. ...
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Thích Nhất Hạnh in LaTeX tufte-book class

I am very new to LaTeX and am wanting to use the OVERLEAF.com template found here: https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/book-design-inspired-by-edward-tufte/gcfbtdjfqdjh I am using MiKTeX. I am ...
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calc.sty missing from latex-tools MiKTeX 2.9?

I seem to be missing calc.sty which I understand should be part of the standard latex-tools package. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 in Win10, all up-to-date (including refreshing the FN database) as of today. ...
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Why can LaTeX not find the pdf-file when I leave out the file ending, while there is only an tex-file alternative?

I am puzzled again, as this used to work in the past, but does not anymore. I am performing an out of source build of a set of LaTeX documents, meaning I call LaTeX in a target folder with the source ...
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How to install required packages in MikTeX including subrequirements?

I'm pre-installing required packages in a MikTeX Docker image, so dockerized PDF jobs run faster. So I have 3 Docker build jobs: Install MikTeX on debian-slim and install a list of common LaTeX ...
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Why does MikTeX say, the local folder is not a repository?

I have an old local installation of MikTeX 2.9.6361 on a machine and want to update without access to the internet. Therefore I thought the easiest is to download a full repo with ...
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Cannot obtain a valid XeTeX MiKTeX distribution: from where can I obtain it [duplicate]

From where can I obtain a valid MiKTeX distribution. From official miktex.org I got only the following thing miktex-xetex.exe instead of xetex.exe itself. And also miktex-latex.exe instead of latex....
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Replacing packages in new version of MikTex

Due to the update of MikTex some packages have disappeared. It concerns the following packages: Amssymb, textcomp, gensymb, color, enumerate, graphicx, inputenc Does anyone know what packages replaces ...
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Fatal error in pdflatex; The memory dump file could not be found

After a fresh MikTeX install on a new Windows 10 Enterprise machine, I cannot compile even the simplest file: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} The first ...
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Large TikZ pictures scaled to a page - part 2

I need to draw the plans of a house and make them fit on a page. I would really like to have one set of dimensions/coordinates both in the real life and in my TeX file (I tried in the past to have ...
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Why would MikTeX ask for the Noto Inscriptionial Parthian Font?

Any long term user of TeX is used to getting weird and or sometimes humorous messages. I updated my installation today, and tried to test it by texdoc source3. I got the weird message: qt.qpa.fonts: ...
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Empty or not-compilable diagram using feynmf/feynmp package

Strangely today I wanted to create a graph with feynmf/feynmp package but taking for example the @egreg's answers here I not see nothing (I compile with TeXworks). Does this anomaly happen only to me?...
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Is there a way to expand acronyms and glossary terms in the LaTeX source using the glossaries package?

I am using the glossaries package to print acronyms and some terms in a LaTeX manuscript. The problem is that the publisher is having trouble with those entries. It is a little difficult to get ...
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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) [duplicate]

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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