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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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List of abbreviations using nomencl package in texmaker

For my thesis I would like to add a list for abbreviations. This is what I have so far: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[refpage]{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{document} \nomenclature{...
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How to take path from batch in LyX2.3.2?

I'm using LyX in Windows 10 and searching to display the path where the file.tex is placed, this file is supposed to be placed in different places and used from different users. I try to explain what ...
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Is there a Windows 64-bit alternative to Wolfgang Schulter's WMF2EPS utility? [closed]

For many years I used Wolfgang Schulter's WMF2EPS Postscript driver to programmatically convert WMF/EMF (Windows/Enhanced Metafiles) to EPS (Encapsulated Postscript). My suite of programs and scripts ...
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Why vertical spacing discrepancy with parskip for paragraph command?

I have a LaTeX document that contains something similar to the code below. When I compile with pdflatex on Windows and Linux, there is extra vertical space just before the \paragraph command on the ...
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Preparing a latex installer to ship the reporting system

I have prepared a simple report making system that uses Latex to prepare all the reports. It is a simple system that prepares a 15 page report by reading a CSV file. I want to ship the system. I don'...
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How to install Arial in TeX Live 2019 in Windows 8.1 (64 Bit)

I hope someone has the kindness and endurance to help me out with installing uarial in TeX Live, I would be really grateful for that. I have tried so much for a few days now and for me it is quite ...
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Latex editor/compiler for Windows and Powerpoint

I am using Windows in my daily work. Would you like to recommend on Latex editor/compiler for Windows. Sometimes, I need to add a lot of math formula for the PPT files, what are the best way to use ...
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Converting images within latex in windows

I have LaTeX code which works well in Linux, but I need to make it work in Windows. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \DeclareGraphicsExtensions{.pdf,.png,.jpg,.svg} \...
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MiKTeX LuaLaTeX broken, probably font-related problems

When I updated my MiKTeX installation (on Windows 7) today, LuaLaTeX went broken. When I try this minimal example it compiles with PdfLatex and XeLaTeX but not LuaLaTeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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TeXworks takes more than 20 minutes to start

I have a MiKTeX installation on Windows 10 on a relatively powerful machine. A few weeks ago, TeXworks started to hang on startup. It now takes up to 25 (!) minutes when starting and consumes about ...
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Fontspec and Microsoft Store fonts on Windows 10

As of April 2018, Windows 10 now installs some fonts through the Microsoft Store or Microsoft Office. These fonts are not installed in the usual font folder C:\Windows\Fonts, but instead in protected ...
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LaTeXTools + Sublime + Windows + TEXINPUTS

Can't find the way how to fix problem with TEXINPUTS env. In my docs I use personal .sty templates. Every doc is a new git repository. Usually I put my template to texlive\texmf-dist\tex\latex\...
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Configuring Emacs/AucTeX in Windows 10 to use Sumatra PDF?

This is surely easy-ish to do, but all the advice I can find is either several years old (2012), or not helpful - the Emacs Wiki claims that "Unfortunately, configuration can be tricky to get right, ...
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Cannot get access to packages with MikTex on Windows

I previousyl used Texstudio on my mac and didn't have any problem. I'm trying to install latex on my PC at work. I installed MikTex but it seems that my computer has trouble gettin the package. I ...
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Could somebody give me a tutorial for setting up LaTex Workshop in VS Code on Windows 10?

Unfortunately all information I can find is merely for macOS or Linux and I haven't been able to translate the solutions to my Windows 10 system. I'm trying to set up LaTeX in VS Code on Windows 10 ...
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Can't install complete Miktex in Windows 10

When I try to install setup-2.9.6942-x64 from here https://miktex.org/2.9/setup on my Surface Pro with Windows 10 I get this error: I need the complete installation to knit with R studio. I tried ...
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PdfLaTeX in Texmaker doesn't work: Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

I installed MiKTeX 2.9 and afterwards Texmaker 5.0.3 on Windows 10 and i am trying to "Quick build" a simple file to test it. The file: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \begin{document} Hello world! \...
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fontspec fails after MikTeX Update on Windows 10 x64

I have just updated my MikTeX installation to 2.9.6942 and Tex Studio to 2.12.14. I'm running on Windows 10 64-bit. The following code is in just about everything I write in LaTeX and it now breaks \...
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TeXstudio - Open other instances / sessions on Windows

How can a second or more instances of TexStudio be opened on Windows? A good answer for Linux can be found here Context I'm reviewing my thesis and preparing a presentation, both using TexStudio ...
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Does the comicsans package work on stock Windows 10?

I recently noticed that when using the \usepackage{comicsans} package in Windows 10, by default, all characters turn into squares. After a bit research, it was due to the fact that COMIC.ttf is no ...
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XeLaTex to PDF rendering ampersands incorrectly (Windows 10 / MikTex / TexMaker)

I'm new to Latex and related topics but I'm learning quickly and really loving it. I'm taking a crack at adapting my CV to Dario Taraborelli's cvtex template for XeTex, and while I've gotten it to ...
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TeXmaker crashes when typing a left curly brace

Whenever I type a left curly brace in my LaTeX document, the editor crashes. It crashes when copy-pasting the curly brace, too. This happens on two different computers, with just one file. I've tried ...
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How to use LaTeX in Anki on Windows with MiKTeX?

I installed MikTeX, updated everything, downloaded the passivetex package, ran everything as admin, checked the depositories and everything, and yet I cannot get LaTeX to work with Anki. Here is the ...
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Texmaker - changing ctrl + Q shortcut effect does not work (Windows 10)

By default, CTRL + Q means quit in Texmaker. If I change the shortcut of some action in preferences to CTRL + Q, this key combination has no longer any effect. Other key combinations work for me for ...
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longtabu X-columns break with xcolor [duplicate]

Hello I have a few longtabu's in a document, some of those use xcolor to slightly alternate the row color. I have been using something similar as below for more than a year now, but updating my ...
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Using pandoc for latex on WSL: package problems

I am attempting to adopt a system where pandoc generates latex files through commands in WSL. But whenever I attempt to generate the PDF files, every package is not loaded on the fly. Miktex works ...
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pdfLaTeX not accepting shell commands despite shell-escape option

I am testing the shell escape option, but I am stuck on a very early level -trying to do: \input{|"time /t"}}. My pdfLaTeX is complaining: ! LaTeX Error: File `|"time /t".tex' not found. As far as I ...
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Finding the path to .lyx directory in order to install a package

I'm trying to use the PGFPlots package in order to create some graphs on LyX. I'm following this tutorial (link). It told to insert \usepackage{pgfplots} in the Latex Preamble section, so I did. Also ...
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Missing Glyph with fontspec, XeTeX and LyX

I'm getting the error for missing glyphs in LyX using XeTeX with fontspec on Windows. The error is Missing character: There is no ^^C in font [lmroman10-regular]:mapping=tex-text;! The wierf thing is ...
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IPE and MiKTex problem - win7

It's my first experience with LaTex in windows, I'm used to using a macbook and I can handle things well. As a first approach I thought about using MiKTeX 2.9 and my dear TexStudio To make some ...
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Is it possible to install MiKTeX or TeX Live on Windows using portable version as a local repository?

Assume there is a computer running Windows 7+. I have an external drive with a bunch of portable programs, among which there happen to be two directories with complete portable versions of MiKTeX and ...
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pygments error Texstudio in Windows 10

I want to use minted package to highlighted my code block which is written in TexStudio. I installed minted package. Secondly I got error shell-escape-flag which is solved after research How-to-invoke-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: "...