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MiKTeX is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.

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How can I use wxLua in LuaLaTeX on Windows?

I have some problems using wxLua in LuaLateX. This works: lua simpleui.lua (print instead of tex.print) But if I try this: lualatex wx.tex it doesn't work. \documentclass{article} \directlua{...
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Class revtex4-2 Warning: Failed to recognize

When compiling a document with revtex4-2 class (and also with revtex4-1), I get the following warning: pdflatex> Class revtex4-2 Warning: Failed to recognize \@vspace, \@vspacer, \@no@pgbk, \@...
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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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User/administrator updates are out-of-sync. Updated for both user and admin but nothing happened

So every time I run code on TeXStudio, I would get User/administrator updates are out-of-sync. I have updated MikTeX as both admin and user on my machine, but I still get this message. How to fix ...
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MikTeX Deployment for multiple users

We use mainly MikTeX/pdflatex 2.9. I'm wondering if the deployment scheme we have here is really the best. The way we deploy is as follows: Create a miktex 2.9 System with required packages for our ...
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CTAN Mirror Integrity - Miktex Update

Does the Miktex Updater ensure that the downloaded packages from a CTAN mirror are not corrupted in comparison to the original version? When looking up the update log there are messages about a "...
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Tikz Externalize with LualateX - Fontspec?

There are several questions already posted about issues externalizing tikz with the Lualatex engine. However, most of these are dead ends with no correct answer. The reasons for externalizing are ...
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Problem T1 fontenc and microtype?

I had to reinstall Windows on my pc, and therefore Latex too. It worked perfectly well before, and I don't understand why I have a problem now (I reinstall the complete miktex distribution). Here is ...
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MetaPost to PDF in Texmaker (miktex)

I am trying to make the MPost command in Texmaker work. I am using the Texmaker in windows 7 with miktex. So far I used the example document below. When using the windows console I was able to use ...
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METAFONT MiKTeX doesn't relax

This is what happens when I say \relax to MiKTeX's METAFONT, under Windows. On the TeXLive's version of METAFONT on Linux it behaves fine. Why is that? MiKTeX's MetaPost on Windows instead works ...
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does the latest MikTeX version 21.2 work under Windows 7?

In the MikTeX site, the prerequisites for MikTeX version 21.2 are listed as follows: https://miktex.org/kb/prerequisites MiKTeX prerequisites Windows MiKTeX for Windows requires one of the following ...
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Is there any editors for TeX, LaTeX and friends similar to Python Jupyter notebooks?

It is a while that I am using python notebooks with JupyterLab system. It is convenient indeed, far more easy for beginner user of python or people who just do not want to go deep in the code lines, ...
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Is there a problem with hyperref?

A document that had been working recently will not work today and i narrowed the problem down to this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} d \end{document} If I cut ...
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“xelatex” command does not work (driver returns error -1073741571) but “xelatex --no-pdf” followed by “xdvipdfmx ” works

I am using XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.999991 (MiKTeX 2.9.7200 64-bit) in a docker container with Windows Server 2016. When I run the command xelatex --interaction=nonstopmode test.tex I obtain ...
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MikTeX issue after update: initexmf.exe

I have the same problem as stated in this post. After updating MikTeX I am unable to compile LaTex files that contain \includegraphics{}. The temporary fix from Joseph Wright solved the problem. My ...
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How to obtain a package on MikTeX that is only present in TeXLive?

The gitver package is currently only available on TeXLive. However, some of the collaborators in a document that I am working on which employs this package use MikTeX. Is there a way to tell MikTeX ...
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latexdiff encoding issue

I got the exact same problem as described here and here: umlauts are translated into strange characters; the output file does not compile the output file is UCS2-Little-Endian encoded (according to ...
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MiKTeX console not opening after update

Recently after updating to MiKTeX 2.9 the console did not open again. I tried deleting everything and installing MiKTeX again. This didn't work at all. Every time I try to execute miktex-console.exe ...
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Error with 3D Asymptote graphs in Latex

I'm trying to use 3D graphs with Asymptote, runing on Windows 10 and using Miktex and Texmaker. I found what it seemed to be like a nice example on Overleaf, but it won't work. Here's the code: \...
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How to package .bib files?

I have written some biblatex styles and provide them in the biblatex-archaeology package. I would like to have some .bib files with @STRING replacements for journals and serieses and example entries ...
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Mathematica fonts with MikTeX

I am trying to use the Mathematica fonts that the mathalfa package is said to support. But when I add \usepackage[cal=mma]{mathalfa} I get the following error: Sorry, but miktex-makemf did not ...
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LyX claims it's exporting a PDF, but it isn't

I recently reinstalled both LyX and MiKTeX (on Win10, if it matters), hoping to fix a longstanding error where I couldn't export to pdf via pdflatex. Now, instead, no pdf exports work. It reports that ...
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Error while compiling: “Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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The title font change my body font

I'm writing a PS and like some professional papers, the title font is different from that of content. I'm trying to mimic that and got a template from internet and did some modifications. However, ...
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Chemfig doesn't work since MiKTeX update

Since I've updated all packages in MiKTeX, the chemfig-package doesn't work anymore. When I run the document in Texmaker, I get the errors "Undefined control sequence. \defKV", "LaTeX ...
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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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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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Asymptote in MiKTeX is broken(?)

Could it be that the Asymptote package in MiKTeX is broken? I have installed all the updates and my asymptote package has the version 2.65 and my miktex-asymptote-bin-x64-2.9 has the version 2.67 and ...
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MiKTeX can't switch to administration mode, error while checking updates, and error downloading package

Usually I install packages from MiKTeX package manager. There was no issue before, whenever I opened MiKTeX console, it always asked me whether to switch administrator mode or user mode. But today ...
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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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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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Error running C:/MIKTEX~1.9/miktex/bin/x64/pdflatex.exe (exit code 1)

I'm using latex in rstudio and when I try to compile pdf I get this mensage: Error running C:/MIKTEX~1.9/miktex/bin/x64/pdflatex.exe (exit code 1) How can I solve this problem? I'm desperate, I'm ...
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Missing file tex\generic\dehyph-exptl\dehypht-x-2017-03-31.tex?

After un update from april 9, 2018 I cannot run miktex (pdflatex) on any document. I get a complaint about a missing file tex\generic\dehyph-exptl\dehypht-x-2017-03-31.tex of which I know nothing ...
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Specify output PDF based on latex condition

I am using the exam class and miktex for homework assignments. I regularly switch between "\noprintanswers", for the assignment, and "\printanswers", for the solution. I would love to be able to ...
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MikTex update wizard not working

I'm trying to install some packages in Miktex, but I get an error that my repository is outdated. So then try to run the Miktex update wizard and get this error. I tried to find similar errors, but I ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 - Compiling does take around 3 minutes

I'm using MiKTeX for around 2 years with a great template for my university (https://github.com/andygrunwald/FOM-LaTeX-Template). The results are always great but the time it takes for me to compile ...
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miktex engines does not work after updating

I download the latest miktex installed it. and xetex luatex etc was working great. but after updating engines(pdflatex, xelatex, lualatex) when I use texworks to compile my latex the gives error. also ...
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Miktex makes generated pdf file executable

When I compile any tex file with pdflatex (MiKTeX-pdfTeX (MiKTeX 2.9.6300 64-bit)) on my windows machine the resulting log, pdf and aux files are marked as executable in the file permissions. This ...
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No creation rule for font “”

I am receiving the following error message: Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The source file could not be found. Running hbf2gf.exe... hbf2gf (CJK ver. 4.8.0) `' can't be a ...
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tikzexternalize: Contour filled plot is plotted in external file but not main file

I updated my Miktex distribution today and some things refuse to work now. For example contour filled plots, when they are externalized: they just show an empty axis. It is weird though, that the ...
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Unable to uninstall MikTeX from Windows 10

On my Windows 10 machine, I went to Control panel-->Uninstall a Program. And went through following Wizard screens but nothing happens. The MiKTeX is still there. I need to uninstall it and then do ...
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SSL connection error while updating MikTex

I was unable to update my packages as the error "SSL Connection error". Can you please give me suggestion to solve this issue. I am hereby providing the log file for your information. Thanks in ...
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MiKTex Configuration Utility and texify.exe did not succeed

I am using Windows 10, installed MiKTex 2.9 and wanted to compile my project with texworks. It is not working. I get the following errors: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" did not succeed ...
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MikTeX Update Wizard 2.9.6100 cannot connect anymore

I run MikTeX on a 32-bit Windows XP SP3 (Italian) environment. Everything always worked fine until my latest update to 2.9.6100 release. As usual, at first, Update Wizard got its main binaries (of ...
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How to do clean reinstall?

After updating with the package manager, I can't compile any more, because I get the error "amsmath.sty not found". I'd like to do a complete new install of MiKTeX. I did an uninstall using Windows,...
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Latexdiff not working in Windows (Unescaped left brace in regex)

Because the miktex repo is down today, I tried installed the latexdiff package manually. I am using windows 10 by the way. Here are the steps I followed. Installed strawberry perl from http://...
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Problem with pdfcrop on Windows 10

I've been using pdfcrop (MiKTeX) from time to time without problems. But I recently moved to a windows 10 machine and now I get an error when pdfcrop is executed: The error shown is: C:\...\...
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EINVAL Error in Lyx

When I am typing text in the Lyx main editor window the following message keeps appearing in the Progress/Debug Message pane: Error returned from iconv_open EINVAL The conversion from UCS-4LE to UTF8 ...
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can't compile simple plain text in Lyx (lyx_tmpbuf2)

I have recently installed a portable Lyx 2.0.8 in Win7. I already run Miktex update and reconfigure Lyx. However, I just write a few lines on Lyx (plain text, no more) and cannot compile it on pdf. ...
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Long filename causes crash after compilation

xxxxxxxxxxxx.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} LaTeX/MiKTeX compiles the file just fine, but it crashes at the end: When I shorten the file name, then the ...

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