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Fancytooltips not working on MiKTeX 2.9 - Undefined control sequence. \TooltipPage{1}{1}

I'm getting similar error using fancytooltips with MiKTeX 2.9.7347 + Strawberry Perl (64-bit) 5.30.1.1 + TeXstudio 2.12.22 on Windows 10. My simple TeX code as example is: \documentclass{article} \...
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Mhchem and chemgreek error

Having problems with the mhchem package, which I have not used before. Simply including the package and creating an otherwise blank document yields several errors regarding the chemgreek package, ...
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MiKTeX makepk did not succeed

I have stable code that always ran with MiKTeX. The last successful version I installed was MiKTeX 2.9.7269-x64. However today I uninstalled MiKTeX and installed 2.9.7342-x64 (with all pending updates)...
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Installing MikTeX, missing executables when using miktexsetup

I'm installing MikTeX on appveyor CI, but I get the impression that the executables like bibtex and latex are not present anymore. The used procedure is: appveyor-retry appveyor DownloadFile https://...
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Why can't texify work after a failed texify without manually deleting auxiliary files?

I am working with WinEdt 10.3 with Miktex 2.9. My problem is that after a failed texify, I have to mannually delete the auxiliary files generated from the failed texify to make it work, otherwise even ...
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Compilation errors using miktex 2.9 and texstudio 2.12.18

During compilation, I am encountering strange errors. I believe the error is due to version mismatch of pdftexcmds.sty which is of version 2019/11/24 v0.31 on my PC as a part of Miktex distribution. ...
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Problem compiling latex document: invalid STOI argument (Miktex, pst-optexp)

I've been trying to produce optics figures using the pst-optexp package in latex, however something has gone wrong meaning I can't compile anything in latex now using texworks and miktex. I'm working ...
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MikTeX does not see parent directory when running from within 10th version of WinEdt

I just installed trial version of WinEdt 10.3. With earlier versions of WinEdt I used relative path in LaTeX commands such as  \bibliography{../GDMT} They allowed to read data from  GDTMT.bib file ...
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How do I set working directory for latex input

I operate on windows, I am using MIKTEX and Texstudio. All the time I need to imput files like graphics or bibliography I do define the path like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Imported pdf figure on top of text

I'm using MikTeX 2.9, I'm trying to add a figure from a pdf file, but it keeps getting placed on top of my regular text or partially off the page and in my footer section. I am NOT using columns. I'...
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Error: Could not start the command: […] bibtex.exe

I created a bibliography file named bibliografia.bib. This is the code: % Encoding: UTF-8 @Book{Russell2000, title = {Θεωρία των Τύπων}, publisher = {Στάχυ}, year = {2000}, author ...
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XeLaTex does not produce pdf with .eps images

I experience a problem with XeLaTex and .eps figures. When I compile my .tex file, on the pdf viewer I get a message: "does not look like a valid pdf document. Either the file is corrupt or it is in ...
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Undefined control sequence \ifluatex when using document class comjnl.cls

I am trying to compile a LaTeX into PDF with TexStudio and MikTek 2.9 on my windows 10 PC: \documentclass{comjnl} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} x \end{document} but I systematically get ...
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Window 7 (86bit) Compatibility Issuse with MikTex 2.9

I am using window 7 ultimate but MikTex 2.9 for Windows but this is not supported this appears. After a long browsing I got this. Is this a right choice? I want to run TexStudio for writing articles.
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Broken installation because of iftex [closed]

After updating packages (on Miktex), almost nothing compiles anymore. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine} \begin{document} plop \end{document} results in the following ...
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MikTex proxy authentication method

I'm trying to configure MikTeX package manager to load packages from the internet. It used to work, but we changed proxy servers and our IT security requests official documentation about the proxy ...
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tex4ebook: error in compiling with configuration file

My myconfig.cfg code block is: \Preamble{xhtml} \Configure{AddCss}{blitz-lite.css} \begin{document} \EndPreamble My command line is tex4ebook -c myconfig test2.tex -f epub3 mathml I get the ...
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tex4ebook: unable to include picture using \includegraphics and package \usepackage

The preamble of the tex file: %% LyX 2.3.3 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are doing. \documentclass[letterpaper,oneside,...
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“MiKTeX Configuration Utility did not succeed” when trying to extend compiler limits

I'm trying to add several plots to a report using pgfplots and I got an error about "TeX capacity exceeded". I saw this solution, but when I tried to enact it, I got a different error related to ...
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cannot typeset my newly installed texworks 2.9 application on my newly installed ubuntu 18.04 os

Just Installed MiKTeX application, Console 2.9.7206, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (I'm new to ubuntu os and new to LaTeX) So, I'm editing an IEEE paper format from its website to write my own paper. Just opened ...
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MikTeX freezes while compiling

MikTeX freezes when I try to compile .tex files, even for files that compiled previously. I use WinEdt as my text editor. What I'm trying to accomplish is this: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \...
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Miktex re-downloading iftex

Using MikTex 2.9.7206 on Windows I have already (manually, sucessfully) installed the package iftex. Every time I try to compile a document which uses parts of the package, it tries to download and ...
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reinstalled TexnicCenter/MikTex: “job aborted, file error in nonstop mode”

I've recently reinstalled TexnicCenter and Miktex for windows 10 (64). However I'm having an issue getting the pdf to be produced. If anyone has some advice, I'd greatly appreciate it :) The Build ...
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A specific problem with mathastext (last updated of 2019/11/14 november, using console of MikTeX)

This afternoon I have update with MikTeX console the latest updated packages. Yesterday everything worked well but now I get this error message. Why? Tomorrow I will have to give the test to my ...
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picture not included - code that has been working throws error [duplicate]

This has been working before, see e.g. here for reference. The png picture is in the same folder as the latex document. Do I miss anything? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \...
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miktex problem building tex-format

Hallo miktex specialists, I came across the following problem with my miktex-installation (on my private computer, windows 10, maybe a problem concerning single-user vs. system-wide installation): ...
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Problem with package installation of pstricks

I installed miktek and texstudio from internet when started using package pstriks it firstly asked to install from internet i have permission but again after running same dialogue box opened it ...
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error: Font \TU/LatinModernRoman(0)/bx/n/10=LatinModernRoman

Everything was working fine in my main document before trying to embed this answer in my code. However, I don't quite understand the steps needed to resolve this according to this solution. The error ...
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Where is texmf.cnf in Windows 10 and Miktex 2.9?

i read some guide about texmf.cnf but i don't find this file in my computer (Windows 10 & Miktex2.9, Texmarker). Please guide me where this file is and how can i edit this file? Ex: main_memory=...
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Trouble installing avm+.sty with MiKTeX 2.9

I am trying to install the package avm+.sty to MiKTeX 2.9. but nothing seems to work. Am I supposed to create a special path for this package? What is the procedure for installing *.sty files with ...
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Win 10, Miktex, Texniccenter pstricks tikzpicture not rendering properly

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \listfiles \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (-2.5,0) arc (180:360:2.5cm and 1.25cm); \draw[dashed] (-2....
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Error while reinstalling MikTeX

I had installed MikTeX with "only for me" option and it was running fine. However I needed a "for all user" for it to work with some other app. Therefore I attemeted to uninstall MiKTex and reinstall ...
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BibTex stops working with Sweave in RStudio

I'm trying to compile an .Rnw file using Sweave in RStudio (V. 1.2.1335) but every time I use citations / bibliography I get the following error: If I don't use citations, everything compiles just ...
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MSVCP140_CODECVT_IDS.dll was not found [MikTex 2.9]

Opened MikTeX Console to perform an update to the installed modules, and an error occurred during the installation of one or more modules. This prompted the following message to keep appearing: The ...
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Be careful with latest MikTeX update: MSVCP140_CODECVT_IDS.dll missing [closed]

I noticed that almost all of the MikTeX binaries were updated (looks like they were released today). After backing up my install (if you don't do this before applying updates, you should...), I ...
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pdftex not working, I dont know, ? Please help me

I used the miktex 2.8 version with an old pdflatex. And everything worked fine. I compiled my thesis of approximately 400 pages, with figures, texts, graphics in 3 or 4 minutes, no problem. But I ...
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Unable to install TeX package in Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Pop!_os 18.04 LTS (which is based on Ubuntu 18.04) and I am trying to get program to run which makes heavy use of LaTeX. I am using the MiKTeX package manager to install the TeX packages ...
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Not able to uninstall MiKTeX after an interrupted deinstallation

I have unfortunately interrupted the uninstallation process and now I am not able to deinstall the MiKteX from my computer. I get the following message: I went to the C directory and deleted all the ...
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A beamer file will not compile [duplicate]

A beamer file that I had created last year will not compile now. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} test \end{document} The log file is long but here is the relevant ...
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Cannot find tikz package

I am trying to install tikz package, but it is not even listed. I am on Win 10 and using MikTex 2.9.
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MikTex Installation problems

I just attempted to update MikTex. The Win 7 installation seemingly went fine. However, when I attempted to open TexWorks directly it did not respond. I went to task manager and saw that MikTex-...
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Package amsaddr.sty

How to enable package amsaddr for MiKTeX. There is not amsaddr in directory of TeX. That's why TeX cannot find amsaddr.sty. Running the file amsaddr.dtx I have this picture, but there is not file ...
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Metadata in PDF with XeLaTeX: Title doesn't change and hyperref gives warning

I would like to define a title which will show in the pdf instead of the file name. My code is as follows. But when I compile it, it doesn't change the title, and on top of that I get the warning ...
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When trying to install MiKTeX: Windows API error 5: Access is denied

I tried to download the current version (2.9(.7086)) of MiKTeX for Windows (64 bit). When I try to install it (no matter if only for one user or all, I tried both) it shows me the following error ...
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My latex document can't seem to decode properly accentuated and other special french characters

My editor (TexMaker) is using utf-8 by default and when i try to use it in my preamble instead of latin it gives me errors! and right now i'm using latin and it dosen't decode properly my document! ...
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Weird update behavior in portable MiKTeX version [closed]

Recently, I did a fresh installation of portable MiKTeX version "miktex-portable-2.9.6942.exe" on an USB stick; "miktex-portable-2.9.6942.exe" was downloaded from the MiKTeX website. After the first ...
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Miktex error when updating or installing packages

I keep getting an error every time I update or install a new package from the Miktex Console. This is what I get: GENERAL MIKTEX INFORMATION Date: 2019-05-27 20:32:33 MiKTeX: 2.9.7050 OS: Windows 10 ...
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MiKTeX Setup Wizard ignores --user-install

I am trying to set up a MiKTeX installation for Multiple Users on the same PC (OS: Windows 10), where the user installed packages get installed into a shared directory. On MiKTeX Documentation there ...
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Why I get “emergency stop” for simplest template in TeXnicCenter?

I'm newbie in LaTeX and sorry for silly question from my side. I'm using TeXnicCenter compiler and always get "emergency stop" for every template I've downloaded. what's wrong with that? what's the ...
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A drastic difference in compilation time between two machines

I am typesetting a book with about 650 pages and little formatting beyond the TOC, chapters and sections. There is a handful of \index (but I do not build the index) and each of 10 chapters begins ...