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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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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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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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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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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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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)...