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MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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LyX cant use "view" button, exporting PDFs works flawlessly

I installed recently LyX with MiKTeX and executed an external program that changed the definitions so that I can export with foreign languages. While exporting (using "pdflatex") works great,...
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Why is pdfopt in MikTeX not working?

I am trying a simple pdfopt --help, which results in: Sorry, but pdfopt failed. The Log-File contains all information to fix MiKTeX. C:\Users\$USERNAME$\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex\log\pdfopt.log ...
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I cannot insert an image using miktex console

I've been playing around with latex using the MiKTeX console and I am trying to insert an image but I cannot. First I type(before \begin{document} ) \usepackage{graphicx} and \graphicspath{The path ...
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pdflatex | Error when compiling

I installed Miktex version 22.1 on my Mac Monterey. Since then I get the error message Sorry, but pdflatex did not succeed. even if I try a simple pdflatex -v. By looking into the log files it tries ...
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Miktex not compiling TexStudio

I am using a Win 10 Home, and currently almost two days trying to compile a folder with Tex files belonging to my master thesis. I had no problem in my former computer under repair, however I tried ...
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TeXnicCenter & MiKTeX – "directory where the executable is located"?

I have a 64-bit System running Windows 7. I installed MiKTeX and then tried to install the TeXnicCenter editor. All went well until I clicked on the TeXnicCenter icon on my desktop and was asked ...
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Changing the location of auto-installed packages in MiKTeX

This is a software question, specific to MiKTeX: I have automatic downloading of packages enabled, so that if I try to use a style that's not in the existing directory trees, it is downloaded from ...
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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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MiKTeX consistently failing macOS

I am trying to install MiKTeX on a new macOS system. Each time that I try to compile any .tex file, I get the following error: jwalsh23@Jacks-MacBook-Pro-14 $ pdflatex CV.tex This is pdfTeX, Version 3....
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Missing jump to source

I used to be able to right click on the pdf and the bottom of the list would be a "jump to source" option which would take me to the source code where I had clicked on the pdf. It is no longer there ...
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Windows API error 5: Access is denied error after I install a new font in MikTeX

I got the below error: After I installed a new font, and update the "miktex-console_admin.exe" I got this error, please suggest how I fix this... Due to this error, I tried to reinstall, ...
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Automate packages install from list in portable miktex installation

I am trying to update an automated script for the creation of a portable miktex installation with specific packages. I can't get it to install the packages. I have a file packes.txt that contains all ...
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How to integrate Texmaker with MiKTeX console in Ubuntu 16.04

I am new to LaTeX so I downloaded both Texmaker(minimum version) and MiKTeX(large version), but then I found out that when I was loading a new package in Texmaker its is asking for download but ...
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pdflatex.exe: the memory dump file could not be found / Miktex does not build formats

Im using Windows 10 pro, and I installed both MikTeX (basic-miktex-22.3-x64) and Texmaker (Texmaker_5.1.3_Win_x64). When I try to build any .tex file in Texmaker it gives me the error: pdflatex -...
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Using Latex on win10

I just installed basic-miktex-22.3-x64 on C:\Miktex and then installed Texmaker_5.1.3_Win_x64, when I tried to run this: I get on Could not start the command. "C:/MiKTeX 2.9/miktex/bin/x64/latex....
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What is the difference between the several database files for MikTeX?

As I learned from How to install a package from a local repository? MiKTeX needs three files to identify a folder as a local repository. These three files seem to include the information about the ...
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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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Updating missing font from previous TeX release on a Windows 10 PC?

This is a lot tougher question than I expected it to be. How do I: a) add fonts to TeX from previous releases? b) I change the call in my document from a previous-release default font, to a ...
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Setting up LaTeX Compiler in PyCharm on Mac OS

I am having trouble setting up a LaTeX project in my PyCharm on MacOS X. I followed this video as a guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxXMZV9f9P8 and followed all the instruction - I have all the ...
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How to compare two TeX codes and mark differences with color

I would like to find easy tool, which compares two TeX codes and generates a PDF file of the first code, in which the differences from the second code are marked by a given color. I use winedt 7.0 ...
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How to change MikTex Console language from Chinese to English on Mac?

I have installed MiKTeX on Mac and it shows this way: How to switch it to English?
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bibtex error using revtex

I receive an error in MikTex, using revtex. The error occurs when bibtex activates. Any ideas on a solution? Output is below: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9.6930 64-bit) The top-level ...
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How to setup OTFTOTFM in MiKTeX?

I am trying to convert OTF font to be used with pdflatex, using otftotfm. Following direction from these links How do I use TrueType Fonts with PDFTeX using otftotfm? and Installing OpenType Fonts in ...
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Understanding which packages have been installed on Windows

Referencing a previous question (List all installed packages and their versions from the command line) where the accepted solution to determining which packages have been installed on one's computer ...
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Missing LaTeX fonts used in Anki. Where can I find libertineMono-type1?

I use the flashcard program Anki which allows math equations to be written with LaTeX. I've run into an error where the file 'libertineMono-type1.sty' cannot be found. For context, the equation I'm ...
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Trouble with Old Standard TT font

I'm trying to use Old Standard TT font on my MikTeX 2.9 but I can't figure out how to fix it. I've tried several things some have posted in the past such as this but no luck. Here's what I got: \...
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MiKTeX 22.3 TeXworks syntax coloring

How do I set the colors for TeXworks (in MiKTeX 22.3) to use for syntax coloring? My earlier installation of MiKTeX 2.9 had a file C:\Users\R\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\TeXworks\0.6\configuration\...
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Call LaTeX (not PDFLaTeX) in Miktex

I am a bit confused because in the "good old days", the command latex seemed to create a dvi document. Now, when I run latex, obviously pdflatex is run, even if I specify an output format: C:...
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Blank output using feynmp package [duplicate]

Using all the code of feynmp package in my recent distribuition of MikTeX for W10 I have not see nothing. Why? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{feynmp} \begin{document} \...
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Asymptote giving error when running from the cmd

Recently I have installed asymptote in order to try to create some 3d graphics, I have been trying to load a simple hello world program from the cmd and it gives me the error: pic.addBox(position,...
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MiKTeX package sets

I see that MiKTeX has 3 package sets: --package-set=SET Set the package set (one of: essential, basic, complete). However I could not find a list of what is included with these. I tried this with no ...
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Conversion from UTF-8 byte sequence to wide character string did not succeed

MiKTeX (on windows) stopped working. It gives this message: "Conversion from UTF-8 byte sequence to wide character string did not succeed." launching the wizards.
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Texmaker can't compile "pdflatex: Bad parameter value. pdflatex: Data: font_mem_size"

My Texmaker with MikTex setup have been working without problems for years, but I had to reinstall MikTex for it to recognise a new package I wanted to use. After reinstallation everything worked fine,...
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External program pdflatex finished with an error on lyx

3.6 with Miktex 20.11 (both x64 bits). I searched for updates of miktex. My problem is that when compiling, exporting or previewing in pdf i got this error: external program pdflatex finished with an ...
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Converting from MiKTex to TeXLive on VsCode Latex Workshop Extension

I am currently using the latex workshop extension by james yu for latex on VSCode. I am on windows and had originally been using MiKTeX. Now I have downloaded TexLive and want to switch to that. What ...
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Miktex with problem to compile makeglossaries

I'm using texmaker and trying to create a glossary from a glossary.tex file. but I'm getting the error: Sorry, but makeglossaries did not succeed for the following reason: MiKTeX could not find the ...
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Is MikTeX 22.3 the latest version for Windows LaTeX?

Dear friends: Due to some reasons, I am trying to reinstall LaTeX in my Windows.. I got MikTeX 22.3 (64 bit). Basic install I am using. Is it the latest version? I need the full package, but I hope ...
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Overleaf works fine/ TexStudio doesn't: Getting ghsystem/chemmacros to work in TeXStudio [duplicate]

So due to an abundance of projects and needing a folder structure, I am finally migrating from overleaf. I had this project working fine in overleaf and managed to get as far as to find out that some ...
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TeXstudio no longer compiles properly/at all nor downloads packages after fresh install on new HDD

To keep it short: I installed a new HDD into my computer, installed Win10 on that HDD and brought all my data over from my old drive onto the new one. I did a clean reinstall of TeXstudio and MiKTeX ...
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Trouble with fontawesome after upgrade

I just upgraded my system to miktex-20.6.29-x64 (followed by performing update) and then suddenly package fontawesome doesn't work anymore. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{...
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TeXMaker with MikTex on Arch?

Is it possible to run Texmaker with miktex instead of texlive on Arch Linux (like it does on Windows)? The AUR Texmaker package depends on texlive-core. I have tried compiling from source but it seems ...
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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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Error: "Timeout was reached" ? My miktex does not update/download any packages?

My miktex does not downlaod or update any package. The error in the Miktex console for updating or downloading packages is "Timeout was reached" Any help is massively appreciated!
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How to prevent XeLaTex from creating .log file

Each time I compile my .tex file by XeLaTex from Miktex, a .log file is always created. My question is: How to prevent XeLaTex from creating .log file.
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Texmaker - LaTeX Error: File `bm.sty' not found

I was trying to use pstricks in Texmaker and wanted to manually install a package. However, since it didn't work I downloaded MiKTeX and I must have accidentally destroyed my settings and the paths. ...
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LyX MiKTeX path

I try to install a package with MiKTeX to use with LyX editor on Ubuntu 18.04. It seems MiKTeX put packages in one directory and LyX reads from another. How can I resolve it?
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MiKTex crashed on ubuntu 18.04

I have installed MiKTex on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. In the meantime, I use TexStudio as editor. In the beginning everything went fine, but for some reason, now, MiKTex does not answer anymore, and I cannot ...
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MikTeX update CLI deprecated

I have a Task Scheduler in Windows 10 to update MikTeX weekly. mpm --update And now I get this warning: Warning: --update: this option has been deprecated; it will be removed from a future version of ...
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File Not Found - Problem With \includegraphics

I'm having a great deal of difficulty adding figures into a LaTeX template I downloaded. I downloaded and unzipped the template folder to a new folder, and am attemping to integrate a picture called "...
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Draw in latex without downloading the pdf

A query I am trying to write in latex and attach this image. I did it separately, downloaded the pdf file to keep its resolution and attached it to my latex file. Is there a way to do it directly ...

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