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proTeXt - easy-to-install {MiKTeX} distribution for Windows via clickable pdf document (available in English, French, German, and Italian) with explanations.

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ProTeXt with MiKTeX downloading issue

I used ProTeXt to download MiKTeX, and after ProTeXt finished I began downloading MiKTeX. It's been downloading for many hours now, and I was wondering if this is normal. I keep getting the error "A ...
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How to programmatically uninstall unsused packages in ProTeXt?

The TeX distribution for Windows ProTeXt comes with a full installation similar to TeXlive. In a regular document one never uses all packages from the repositories. Therefore my question is, how can ...
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Recently Installed Protext, but MiKTeX209-jpeg.dll is missing

This is what I have done: 1) Downloaded ProTeXt-3.1.7-061016.exe 22-Jun-2016 16:48 2.2G http://ctan.dcc.uchile.cl/systems/windows/protext/ 2) Installed MikTex on C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9 ...
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MikTeX won't let me install packages

I'm trying to learn how to use TeX within R. I've downloaded R, RStudio, and proTeXt. When I try to compile it, I receive a message that I am missing several packages; however, when I try to find a ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 (from proTeXt) fails to install on Windows 8.1 (x64) with the following error: Windows API error 2

MiKTeX 2.9 (from the proTeXt DVD) fails to install on a fully patched Windows 8.1 Pro (x64) with the following error: --------------------------- MiKTeX Setup Wizard --------------------------- The ...
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How to manually configure TeXstudio for Windows in the CTAN package "ProTeXt-3.1.4-020114.exe"?

I just downloaded MiKTeX and TeXstudio from CTAN as a zip file ProTeXt-3.1.4-020114.exe I then installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio. But the TeXstudio can not compile/build/view after I created/save a ...
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how do I begin with ProTeXt?

last night i first downloaded the ProTeXt distribution from http://in.httpd.co/mirrors/ctan/systems/windows/protext/ from this link, i got the 24june, 2014 release, and my installation is also ...
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Which one to choose? Update (Admin) or Update, Settings (Admin) or Settings?

I am green on MikteX, and would like to have a try on this suprior tool. Environment: Windows 8.1, ProteXt\MikteX 2.9.4533. My Windows 8.1 has two accounts, namely the administrator account and the ...
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I cannot download proTeXt on re-trial after an aborted first trial

I tried to download proTeXt from the TUG site. The internet connection was interrupted, and I could then not complete it. On trying again, however, I have not been able to access the site at all, try ...
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Problem with natbib installation on Windows 8 [closed]

I am using Texstudio following it's installation from ProTeXt-3.1.3-060313.exe ona Windows 8 machine. For some reason, when I tried to install natbib, by following the instructions at http://www....
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How to install Ghostscript with the proTeXt download?

I've installed MikTex using the proTeXt Installation. Since the Ghostscript is already included in this big proTeXt file, how should I install it? Could I install from the package manager of the ...
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Just installed ProText. Command paths all "unknown" [closed]

Installation went fine but I haven't been able to view a document. I have created and saved a sample document. If I click "build and compile" (the two green arrows) it says "Can't find C:\Users..." ...
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Problem with Protext Setup [closed]

I downloaded ProText.exe, and was about to start Setup according to protext-install-en.pdf. But an error popped up. And in Setup.exe, it says this. Traceback (most recent call last): File "protext-...
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epstopdf : "No appropriate script or program found: epstopdf"

I have a paper I am trying to submit to a journal, but my advisor is unable to get it to compile on his computer. He has Windows XP. It compiles on my Mac, and I also compiled it on Windows Vista (...
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TeXStudio could not start command (ProTeXt)

I am running Windows 7 and I have installed the ProTeXt package. I am using MiKTeX and TeXstudio however my TeXstudio seems not to work as I get the following error message: Error: Could not start ...
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initexmf.exe problem when installing lipsum [closed]

I was always afraid of using TeX, but now I have to, in order to put formulas graphically perfect in Corel Draw, which has nothing else to do it. And just as I thought, even by following step by step ...
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What to download, proTeXt or MiKTeX?

What exactly is included in the proTeXt's 1.1GB package and why would you rather download that compared to just downloading the humble 170MB MiKTeX basic install? Also, why is proTeXt's file size so ...
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Calibri in proTeXt

I am a novice LaTeX user. I am using the proTeXt version. I am trying to change the font of a document to Calibri (which I have on my machine). Any tips?
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Problem with running proTeXt.exe file in Windows Vista

I downloaded the self extracting proTeXt.exe file from http://ftp.sun.ac.za/ftp/CTAN/systems/windows/protext/ which finished after quite a while in Windows Vista. It went on well until almost the end ...
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Protext 64-bit executables for Windows

I'm on Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit. Are there 64-bit executables for Windows? I'm using the proTeXt TeX distribution: http://www.tug.org/protext/
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