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Questions tagged [windows]

{windows} is for questions which are specific for the Microsoft Windows operating systems. Questions regarding MikTeX, a popular TeX distribution for Windows, should be tagged with {miktex} instead.

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Kile 2.9.60 (KDE 4.10.2): spell checker doesn't work

I'm using Kile inside the KDE enviroinment. I set English both as dictionary and spell language but, however, Kile doesn't recognize the Englih words and considers them as wrong. The same is also with ...
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Increase save_size on texlive on windows

While compiling a short file with spreadtab, I got the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=80000]. Based on other answers in this site, I ran on a Windows shell: kpsewhich -a ...
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Remove parentheses at year biblatex with author year [duplicate]

I'm trying to use authoryear style and remove the parentheses around the year: Authors...2018. Title... instead of Authors...(2018) Title... in the bibliography. I am, however, not able to get ...
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The symbol `~` is not expanding as the %USERPROFILE%, a.k.a the HOME directory on windows 10

I've a few style files of my own that I store in a subdirectory of the $HOME (Linux) or %USERPROFILE% (Windows 10). I'm using the following command to import them: \usepackage{\string~/LaTeX/Styles/...
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Different output with the same code

If I compile this code in my system (Windows 10, Miktex 2.9, Tikz 3.01a) everything is fine except that the rotated formulas are shifted to the right so that the bottom one straddles the right side ...
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Problem with TexLive update on windows system

I tried tlmgr update --self --all --reinstall-forcibly-removed After trying to update using GUI and later CMD under windows system. I get following error: tlmgr.pl: package repository http://ctan....
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Windows 10 LyX 2.3.1 won't compile with hebrew in its path

The file runs fine on the desktop but fails to run when the path contains hebrew characters. This didn't happen with version 2.2. Below is the complete log file. It contains a few "!undefined control ...
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TexLive lost fonts after a reboot; mktexmf is trying to access a wrong folder

I installed scheme-full of TexLive, and everything was okay until I rebooted my PC. Then all cyrillic fonts went missing, and mktexmf started printing such messages during the build (question marks ...
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TexLive installation always failing

I'm trying to install the Texlive distribution on my w10 pro machine, but there is no way, it always fail. During the download of the packages one of them randomly fail and abort the whole ...
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Windows 10: (Emacs + ) pdftexlive + Auto-Updating Previewer?

[background: I am an old unix guy. I use a 4-year old macbook pro, but the newer macbooks seem to become worse (keyboard,touchbar) rather than better. They are now also twice as expensive as the ...
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Installing AUCTeX on Windows 10

I am following the detailed instructions on how to install AUCTeX on Windows found here After all prerequisites are installed the instructions state to "start some shell (typically Bash) capable of ...
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Texstudio can't generate the .pdf file

i'm new here and also in the lateX world, i'm sorry for my english (i'm italian) i'll try my best. few days ago i installed for the first time latex downloading miktex from the original site, then i ...
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MikTex doesn't find font in Windows 10

I have a problem using a font in MikTex 2.9 with XeLaTex on a Windows 10 machine. The font is a otf font that is installed in a Bold (KORELEVLIU-BOLD.OTF) and a Medium version (KOROLEVLIU-MEDIUM_0.OTF)...
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Not able to run install-tl-windows file to install texlive

I am not able to run install-tl-windows file to install texlive. I also tried with install-tl-advanced file but it is also not showing any result. I am getting something like this attached image when ...
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How to Install a Document Class for LyX on Windows

I want to install the Document Class that the journal "Frontiers in Physics" requires. (Note: LyX does not list such a class as 'unavailable' [and, so answers to similar questions may not pertain]. In ...
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Packages Not Working Properly - need help

I am new to LaTeX and am using the MiKTeX package on Windows 10. I have created one of my first documents in latex and decided to use the amsmath package. The document is as follows: \documentclass{...
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Problem installing winfonts package in texlive 2018

I have problems installing winfonts package. I am using Windows 10 and texlive 2018. I have carried out the instructions given in the package page for miktex, adapted according to the page https://...
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How to install Y&Y

I was downloaded Y&Y source code from CTAN, but I don't know how to install it. can anybody help me. I am using windows 7. I have installed GCC also
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PdfLatex Compiling does not stop?

A few weeks ago , I started using Basic Miktex with TexMaker , everything was working fine (even tho compiling used to take minutes !) . I uninstalled Basic Miktex and TexMaker and downloaded Complete ...
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Comparable LaTex editors to Texpad on Windows

I know there have been discussions on what editors to use in general. However, I have a specific question about comparable tex editor to Texpad on Windows. I am a mac user and I am thinking about ...
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Install Standalone Package Without Internet Connection, No GUI, Windows 10

I have MikTex 2.9 installed from the basic-miktex-2.9.6520-x64.exe file. I need to install the Standalone package automatically without using the internet whatsoever as well as without any GUI ...
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Ubuntu xelatex PDF wont find the existing pictures

I am trying to use xelatex to convert a .tex file to pdf, which is working fine doing so in the directory where the pictures and the tex file are in but i need to execute xelatex from a folder above. ...
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Install custom document class under (Windows) MiKTeX [closed]

I'm trying to create my own document class based on memoir. But right now I can't even seem to add it to the right spot. I put it in the user install path detailed here: https://miktex.org/kb/texmf-...
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Latex from Command Line Windows

I switched from Mac to Windows recently and would like to continue to use Emacs as my editor. On my macbook I could make the pdf file from my tex file from the command line and open the pdf while the ...
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Vim, latexmk and accented filenames

My very first question on StackExchange. I'm using GVim on windows, trying to compile a minimal tex file with accented characters, e.g. "é 3.tex". Inside gvim, with pdflatex, no problem, but there is ...
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Including .eps pictures in Windows 10 Texworks

I have a problem with Texworks on Windows 10. I want to include graphs as .eps files isntead of .png. Now, when I try to compile my document into a PDF, I get the error message: "...
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Why does TeXstudio go into endless compilation in case of errors? [closed]

A few years ago, when encountering errors with my code, TeXstudio stopped and produced a log file. However, for a while, I have been suffering from stucking with endless compilation in case of ...
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texify.exe in TeXworks in MSWindows 10: MiKTex encountered internal error when compile with --shell-escape

I try to compile a tex text using the minted package using TeXworks and choosing the option XeLaTex+MakeIndes+BibTeX. When i try to build as is I get the error: ! Package minted Error: You must ...
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How to tell texindy where to look for the script engine?

I decided to start using xindy. I'm using MikTex on a Windows machine so I realized I need to install Perl manually, because when running texindy (in TeXworks) it says: texindy.exe: The script engine ...
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How to preserve text wrapping from WinShell to GitHub [duplicate]

I am using WinShell as editor for my Latex text. I use GiHub to share my test with others. My problem is in my WinShell the text is wrapped correctly. But in GiHub, the text appears not the same. The ...
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Windows path to LocalTexFiles can't contain special characters with MikTex+Biber?

I am using Windows 10 (with WinEdt 9.1) + MikTex 2.9 + BibLaTeX 3.7. My path (D:\Usuários\Varios\LocalTexFiles) contains special characters, which results in the below error. The system is unable to ...
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TeXLive 2018 install error, not respecting proxy settings on windows

This issue seems to have cropped up recently. I get to a certain point in the installer and get an error from my proxy: Starting to install TinyTeX to T:\R\tinytex. It will take a few minutes. PATH=.....
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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 packages on TexMaker (Windows)

Using TexMaker and having installed MikTeX, where I opted to install missing packages on the fly (even 'untested' ones), I still find I don't have the packages. I tried to verify the connection source ...
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LaTeX suddenly stopped working on 3 machines

LaTeX suddenly stopped working on several machines that I use. I'm using Texmaker 5.0.2 and MiKTeX 2.9. I get this error: Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %....
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I can't compile code that use PSTRICKS

I'm having issues trying to compile code that use the package "pstricks". When I compile the next code (which can be found here) with Xelatex: \documentclass[pstricks,crop]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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TexLive Portable on Windows: add more commands to invoking batch file

I would like to add some aliases ("doskey /macro" commands in Windows-speak) and set TEXMFHOME when running TeXLive Portable under Windows. Is there a way to do this automatically? What I am doing now ...
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how can I update texlive 2015

How can I update my TeXlive( 2015) to newest one(2018). Is it necessary for me to update Biditexmaker or update TeXlive just?
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TeXnicCenter does not open files in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I get the following error which is well known: But I can't make it work and I don't want to change the Reader (I know, some people moved to Sumatra). Is there any chance to make it work in a non-...
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Error compiling with minted package

I'm trying to use the minted package in a document. When I compile the document I get the following error: The minted package is installed under MiKTeX, and Pygemnts is also installed (when I -m pip ...
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How can I remove files from an unfinished installation? (under windows 10)

I tried to install texlive 2017 using install-tl-windows.exe, and an error occurred: Error; for better info, unpack, ... (sorry for forgetting other information) Now I want to reinstall it with ...
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How to download “tikz” package for texlive in Windows 10? (can't find it on the texlive manager)

I want to download the tikz package for a beamer presentation in order to create a pop-up effect. Although i searched for the package in the texlive manager, i can't find any package with exactly the ...
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Install LyX 2.3 through Cygwin on Windows

When I tried to open a document on my office's computer (Windows) that I had previously modified on my personal one (Ubuntu), I couldn't because the Ubuntu version of LyX was more recent (2.3.0 ...
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Troubles when building a file with texmaker with pdf open on acrobat reader (Windows 10)

I'm editing .tex files with Texmaker on Windows 10 and I have the following issue. If I leave the .pdf file open on Acrobat Reader (the one relative to the .tex which I work on) then the editor shows ...
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Notepad++ Define Script to Save, Compile and View [Windows 10]

I am able to successfully compile using XeLaTeX and view the resulting PDF in Sumatra with the following run code in Notepad++: cmd /c cd /d "$(CURRENT_DIRECTORY)" && xelatex.exe "$(FILE_NAME)...
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Cannot install MiKTex 2.9 on Windows 10 (64-bit)

I believe this is a frequently asked question, but I have been attempting to install MikTex 2.9 on my PC for over a week, read all previous threads pertaining to this issue, shut down all anti-virus ...
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No curves printed with bodegraph [duplicate]

So I just started using bodegraph but no graph at all. Always from this pdf http://www.pirbot.com/mirrors/ctan/graphics/pgf/contrib/bodegraph/bodegraph.pdf. \documentclass{standalone} % \...
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Shared MikTex install on windows server 2012 to generate PDF from IIS

I'm trying to install a shared MikTex on a Windows server 2012, so my web application (Perl CGI / IIS 8) can generate PDF files on the fly through pdflatex, and send them to the user. I managed to ...
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AUCTeX on Windows 10 not working

I recently got GNU Emacs 25.3 installed on my computer at work, which runs on Windows 10. Then I immediately installed AUCTeX using ELPA. But AUCTeX ignores any text file giving me instead the ...
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How to use comic fonts in LaTex (TexStudio with MikTex)

I have a template that needs the comic font that is not working anymore (I need to write an article according to this template, so it is not an option to use another font or change the template). I ...