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Error when trying to install packages with tlmgr in Linux

Hello to you all and thanks for reading! For a while I've been using LaTeX to type university math reports and such using TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) in my laptop with ubuntu xenial (I'm ...
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xfakebold, amsbsy and bold on missed heavy bold in mtpro2

This question is a follow-up of this question Increase a bit the bold symbols in mtpro2. Considering this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[lite]{mtpro2} \...
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How I can use cancel package? [closed]

\dfrac{\cancel{4} \times \cancel{5} \times \cancel{3}}{\cancel{2} \times \cancel{10}}
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l3.ins does not unpack l3-packages correctly

Trying to get l3color.sty I tried running sudo latex l3.ins which unpacked various files, but not packages. Examining l3.log there are lines Processing file l3color.dtx (package) -> expl3-code....
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Is there a package that displays a terminal screen with code with listings or minted?

I search a LaTeX package which show code inside a terminal image, where I could use listings or minted. If this not possible I have to build it by myself and will it post here.
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Package gmutils gives an error

For a standard package gmutils, this minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{gmutils} \begin{document} That's all! \end{document} gives an error: ! Undefined control sequence. \...
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! Font \milstd=milstd not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I tried to install the milstd package to use the logical gates. I didn't know how to do it so I used this tutorial. I didn't have any .ins or .dtx file so I started on step 3. I had a .sty, a .tex and ...
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Setting line spacing and text format

I am struggling finding the reason why setting \documentclass[final,13pt]{phdimt} and \setlength\parskip{1em} is not working in my document. As I am writing a thesis, I am using a lot of packages. ...
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Installing font package in TexShop

I am encountering some difficulty using a specific font. I would like to use the font AlfaSlabOne, however I am running into two problems: Problem #1: When I click the "download" button on ...
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Compile .dtx into .sty for TexPad?

I need to use the accessibility package with my TexPad application for MacOS, but the package includes both .dtx and .ins files. When I try to compile the .dtx file with pdfLaTeX in TexPad to generate ...
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Package flacards - newcommand

I'm using flacards, and every card is composed of, in the frontside a word with it's category behind it, and in the backside the translation and a sample phrase behind it. For instance \card{è \\ \...
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Declare correctly a new symbol

If I have this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz-cd,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathmorphing} \DeclareRobustCommand{\twoheads}{\mathbin{\begin{tikzcd}[...
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Error while compiling. ltxcmds

after updating packages and changing the repository I can't compile anymore. I am using Miktex 2.9 on Windows. This is the error that appears. I tried reinstalling packages but anything works. ! ...
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RequirePackage with .gls suffix

In order to improve polyglossia I want to use the RequirePackage mechanism (with option), by loading lds file. I think overwriting @pkgextension will be suffisant but could you confirm ? Does it exist ...
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gmverse package break verse in endnote

Situation When gmverse package is called in the preamble and I put a verse environment inside and \endnote command provided by enotez package, so the verse didn’t interpret the \\ command for line ...
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Check whether a color passed as argument to a package is defined

I'm trying to write a small package that defines an accent color based on a choice of faculty for use in a template. If the faculty doesn't exist, I want to generate an error message. I currently have ...
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Is there package to neatly render a description of a library API

For various reasons, I can't use documentation tools like readthedocs to document an API. I therefore would like to know if there is a LaTeX package that I could use to render a similar style but ...
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Getting error with \usepackage{subfigure} when it is used with \usepackage{subcaption} at the same time in one document

I used following solution : ( https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/540197/148579 ) in order to put multiple figures next to each other only in a single line. But, I received following error: Apparently, \...
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How to do I manually install packages on TeXShop on Mac?

I am a novice to TEXshop, please I need a step by step guide to install a package such as IEEEtran.sty? with screengrabs if possible
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How may I put packages with options in vector?

As you all know, instead of writing \usepackage{package1} \usepackage{package2} \usepackage{package3} and so on, we may write \usepackage{package1, package2, package3} How may I obtain instructions ...
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How to I properly setup LaTeX Workshop in VSCode with WSL2

I am completely lost. I have installed TeXLive on windows 10 and with TeXworks I'm able to use the packages stmaryrd, physics, and mathtools along with the normal ams packages. However the second I ...
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The work of revtex4-1 style against more recent LaTeX environments

I use the miktex, the last upgrade was on April 2021. Right after that the style files for revtex4-1 stopped to work. The Overleaf team aswers: "...the revtex4-1.cls can run into problems when ...
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Spacing in Appendix

I am trying to put some part of my article into the appendix. It works. However, instead of getting Appendix A, I got AppendixA without the space. How can I manage the space between 'Appendix' and 'A'....
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Why does a package have “Mixed” status in TeX Live Utility and how do I fix this?

I have updated my TeX Live Utility to version 1.49 and updated my packages. I'm running MacOS version 11.4 I updated the packages after updating TeX Live Utility. But some are showing a status of &...
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Combining different fonts

I am writing a note and I tried to combine two different fonts taken from The latex fonts catalogue here. These fonts are New TX for the text style and GFS Artemisia with Euler math for math style. ...
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Can use font on my tex editor, but not on sharelatex, why?

So I can write using Georgian font on my computer's TeX programme (I think MikTex?). For this I needed to write the command "\usepackage [georgian]{babel}" and allow my computer to download ...
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Conflict between necessary packages [duplicate]

I am using a template with this preamble: \documentclass{ieeeaccess} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts} \usepackage{algorithmic} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{textcomp} I ...
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Does using more packages increase the size of the .tex file and pdf?

I'm curious about this question, since I've seen people using tens of packages in the preamble. Does including many packages increase file size? If not, then why not?
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Camera film effect to put in sequence the images [duplicate]

I wished to know if there is a specific package to put in a sequence of images like the old films of a camera or old movies. Just as an alternative for my book the effect of which could also be very ...
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Inputenc errors with mathematical equations

I am facing a lot of errors about package inputenc when I use mathematical functions like $ or \begin{align}. However, I identified in the package list all math packages including: \usepackage{...
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include own *.sty file when running from command line

I am running pdflatex from inside the python script. Python project is inside venv and my terminal command is like abs\path\to\pdflatex.exe abs\path\to\file.tex but when run, it cannot find my *.sty ...
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twemojis package can't be used, doesn't show up locally, AND can't be installed?

When you search CTAN twemojis package, you find it: https://ctan.org/pkg/twemojis. When I try to use it, it says package not found. \usepackage{twemojis} ! LaTeX Error: File `twemojis.sty' not found....
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What is the problem with pictures?

The code is worked with no problems but the picture can't be uploaded in the pdf and I don't know whay? \documentclass[AMA,LATO1COL]{WileyNJD-v2} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mathtools} \...
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Package installer missing on TexMaker + BasicTex on MacBook

This might have been answered elsewhere, but I could not benefit from the answers I found. I have installed the TexMaker editor and the BasicTex distribution on a MacBook running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3. ...
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loading package (much) slower with miktex 21.6

I have moved from miktex 2.9 to 21.6 I get much slower compilation, even for shortest documents. I realized that most of the time is spent in loading packages (see the packages I use below). With a ...
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Is there a style to print crochet patterns

I think I have seen a style file, to print crochet patterns within LaTeX, but I can't find it any more. Crochet patterns are a visual description on how to knot your yarn. Something like this example....
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biblatex package suddenly missing

I am on a Windows machine using: Editor: TexStudio 3.1.1 Compiler: pdflatex Bibliography tool: biber Bibliography manager: natbib Today, I was editing my thesis document (just the text at the time, no ...
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Resources for “beautifying” beamer presentations with source code?

I'm considering using beamer for an upcoming (slide) presentation of mine involving a bunch of source code (with pieces of source needing to get expanded, altered, highlighted etc. between slides). I'...
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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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How long does it usually take until package updates on CTAN can be downloaded via MiKTex console?

I am using a package that has received an update on CTAN yesterday (3rd of June 2021). I wanted to download the most recent version of this package via MiKTeX console, but according to MiKTeX console, ...
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The limits of the use of accents package

We suppose to have this minimal compilable code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{mathtools,amssymb} \usepackage{accents} \usepackage{bm} \begin{document} $\accentset{\overset{\...
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TeXLive version conflict with contrib.texlive.info/current repository

I'm trying to add package fontsetup-nonfree from https://contrib.texlive.info using the TeXLive Utility (under macOS). After I specify that URL as the repository and see the list of available packages,...
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No package found

I used to write every document in latex and do have quite a few number of tex files which used to run in my computer. Recently (a week back) I had some issues in my pc and I had to reinstall windows ...
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How to use a package from .sty file with MikTex in Windows?

I'm trying to use this package in my Latex file. I'm using MikTex in Windows, and TexStudio as my IDE. I followed these instructions on MikTex Console but I still can't get it to work. I did the ...
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How to automatically assemble only required parts of class and packages into one single compilable tex file?

In my daily work, I'm using several custom classes and packages. When I want to share a tex file, I don't want people to have to install all these custom files. Not that I don't want to share them, ...
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File algorithms.sty not found

I'm getting an error while compile my tex studio The error is: File `algorithms.sty' not found. \usepackage My code is: \immediate\write18{makeindex \jobname.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o \jobname.nls} \...
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The font “IBMPlexSerif-Light” cannot be found

I try to use “IBM Plex Sans Light” font then I just try to follow what describe here. So my MWE is the given LaTeX source founded in that page. I just put in my MWE’s directory the plex-otf packages. ...
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Is it possible to use the LaTeX packages “subfiles” and “background”?

I ran into a problem using the packages "subfiles" and "background" in my LaTeX project. I have a main file that looks like this: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper, parskip]{scrartcl} \...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ∙ (U+2219)

I'm using this packages: \usepackage[left=2cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[greek,italian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Local TeX Live (2020) is older than remote repository (2021)

I installed MacTex 2021, and in /usr/local/texlive, there is only 2021 file. But when I tried to install a package in terminal, it still says " Local TeX Live (2020) is older than remote ...

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