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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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Sublime 3 LaTeXTools tries to invoke texify despite TexLive distribution

I am using Sublime 3, the LaTeXTools package, and the TexLive distribution. When I try to compile a PDF, I receive an error TraditionalBuilder: Engine: pdflatex. Invoking texify... COULD NOT COMPILE! ...
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ps2pdf does not preserve dimensions

I am using packages geometry and crop in a .tex file. Then, I convert it to .ps (using dvips) and .pdf (using ps2pdf). The problem is that in the .dvi and .ps files all areas (margins, heights and ...
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Displaying pdf after compilation in WinEdt 10.3

I would like to ask, why PDFTeXify shows pdf page after compiling while PDFLaTeX only compiles and saves *.pdf output do the directory in WinEdt 10.3. How do I make PDFLaTeX to also show that pdf page ...
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How to enable automatic compilation in TeXiFy?

I see there is support for automatic compilation(https://github.com/Hannah-Sten/TeXiFy-IDEA/wiki/Automatic-compilation) I followed the installation instructions and was able to compile something with ...
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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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Texify problem received in yap file

I m receiving the following message at my yap file when i texify TeX output 2019.04.29:1550' -> C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.8\miktex\bin\dvips.exe: ! Couldn't find header file arial.pfb. Note ...
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Declaration of a font/change of parameters/compilation error is missing

I would like to know what in here \DeclareMathAlphabet\stixcalE{LS2}{stixcalE}{m}{n} the parameters LS2,m and n stand for, and to what values I can correctly change them? Whenever I type an ...
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TeXify could not compile [closed]

While trying to create and learn how to use LaTeX, I have encountered this error while trying to build my first document. [Compiling C:\Users\wilso\OneDrive\first.tex] TraditionalBuilder: Engine: ...
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How to pass texify tex options?

TLDR: I need to pass -file-line-error-style option to texify. I don't know how :( I use vim-latex and I want to tweak it to use texify instead of pdflatex since this is the engine that TeXWorks uses. ...
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Sorry, but "MiKTeX Compiler Driver" did not succeed

This seems to be a well known problem, but I'm afraid I couldn't find a solution. I've used latex/miktex for years, but when I tried to compile a document yesterday, I got the error message Sorry, ...
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Texify Output Directory Option

How can I set the -output-directory option in texify.exe. Code below run fine without -output-directory option (purposely splitted the argument for better readability): C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\...
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C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\texify.exe" did not succeed

I have installed MikTex on a new laptop but cant get it to compile "pdfLaTex+MakeIndex+BibTex" I keep getting the error "Sorry, but "C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\texify.exe" did not ...
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Latex; color/highlight list of words in PDF [duplicate]

Suppose I have a list of words and a tex-document. Now I want to color every occurrence of these words in the PDF created by pdftexify. How to do that?
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I want to compile a figure or a graph, and I couldn´t [closed]

I use the package graphicx; and I couldn´t compile, appear the text: this application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin. Reinstalling the application. ...
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Using biber with texify

I am unable to compile a document using texify and biber. The author of https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/78060/100410 mentioned there are issues in doing so. Does anybody know why? I am aware of arara ...
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Can texify be used to generate multiple bibliographies?

I'm using MikTex texify compiler driver and I have a document using the multibib package. The pdflatex compilation generates main.aux (which matches main.tex) and own.aux (generated using multibib). ...
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Texify no longer uses value of "--tex-option" for Bibtex as well

In the past (TeXworks v0.4.0 r.759 / MikTeX 2.9) I used the following texify option to inform texify about the location of additional input files: --tex-option=-include-directory=C:\TexInputFiles\ ...
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Texify crashes after Miktex update

Today I ran the update on my MikTeX 2.9 install on Windows. After the update, the following started to happen: if I run texify on my document (a MWE consisting of the bare preamble and a single ...
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Unusual texify error [closed]

I recently updated all my packages in MiKTeX, and now have an unusual crash when I build a file. Straight from ST2, I get the pdflatex.exe has stopped working error, but the pdf generates without an ...
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Creating an auxiliary folder for auxiliar files in WinEdt [closed]

I run WinEdt 5.4. I usually use the button TeXify and sometimes PDF LaTeX to create my texts. When doing it WinEdt creates a lot of auxiliary files. I don't want to erase them all the time because I ...
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"MiKTeX Configuration Utility" did not succeed [closed]

I have recently installed MiKTeX on my system. It worked well but after I updated it, it does not work and give this messages: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" did not succeed. The log file ...
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PDFTeXify+preview in WinEdt 9.0

Until several hours ago, when I was clicking Shift+Ctrl+P in WinEdt 9.0, it did both the compilation and gave the preview of the pdf file. However, now it only does the PDFTeXify processing. How can ...
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Set certain fontsize for a certain part of my document

I'm embedding a figure into my document which contains several \put{}-commands to place texts and formulas over the PDF-figure. The code looks of BLA.pdf_tex looks like this: %% Creator: Inkscape 0....
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Changing the margins of a single page while keeping the headline the same

I need to print a huge figure in my latex document on one single page. I'm currently using \newgeometry{left=10mm, right=10mm, top=25mm, bottom=30mm} \begin{figure}[thb] .... \end{figure} \...
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Embedding PDF while rewriting fonts in Latex [closed]

I have some PDF-files which I embed as graphic-objects into my latex-project. Those PDFs come from different sources. One I created in Powerpoint myself, then exported to PDF to make it vectorized and ...
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Embedded png-Images still result in small pdf-fielsize

I read much about embedding images and screenshots the correct way in the last few days to avoid skewed or blurry texts in the screens. I embed them like this: \begin{figure}[htb] \centering \...
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Adding command to LaTeX file using texify [duplicate]

A program I am using spits out LaTeT tables in LaTeT files (outreg2 command from STATA), which I run using texify to make pdfs of the tables. I crop these tables (using pdfcrop) and embed them ...
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Adding a command to LaTeX file using texify

A program I am using spits out LaTeX tables in LaTeX files (outreg2 command from Stata), which I run using texify to make pdfs of the tables. I crop these tables (using pdfcrop) and embed them ...
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Multiple builds at once

I'm currently using following combination: the latest TexnicCenter (2.01 Stable 32bit) MiKTeX 2.9 32 bit (all packages updated) pdflatex.exe biber (instead of biblatex) My problem is, that if a new ...
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Minimization of the time it takes to preview a large beamertex file

I have a very large beamer tex file which requires a long time to texify. I want to make very minor changes and want to visualize these changes quickly. Is there a way to texify only the changes ...
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Texify: Do you ever need to run it more than once?

I've recently discovered MiKTeX's texify tool, which appears to run LaTeX/BibTeX repeatedly until the output has stabilised. Is it safe to rely completely on this tool, or are there circumstances ...
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texify or latexmk?

MiKTeX 2.9 comes with both and they apparently do the same thing. I was wondering what the difference between them is (if any) and which one is preferable for large documents.
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How to use PSTricks with PDF Texify in WinEdt?

The page How to use PSTricks in pdfLaTeX? explains a workaround that allows to use PSTricks in pdfLaTeX. As far as I understand it, it allows you to include a mix of eps and pdf figures in a TeX ...
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Is there a way to use long or Unicode filepaths with texify?

I use MiKTeX and it’s TeXworks and there is the command for making XeLaTeX+MakeIndex+BiBTeX at once. This uses texify and when your file is somewhere in the directory tree where there are non-standard ...
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texify: how to invoke bibtex8 instead of bibtex?

Suppose that I need to run bibtex8.exe -B -c cp1251.csf or something like that in order to produce correct bibliography list; cp1251.csf comes with the gost package but it makes no difference in the ...
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Texify and `--output-directory`

I'd like to tell texify to place compiled output (i.e., .pdf in my case) in the parent directory (I'm using MikTeX 2.8 on Vista32). I run the following: texify --pdf --clean --tex-option=--output-...
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