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{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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The current latin font does not contain the “Cyrillic” script [duplicate]

I am trying to compile a document with Russian language and using the fonts from cm-unicode. Code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[spelling=modern]...
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miktex strange error

I'm using Miktex with Texstudio on Windows 10. Suddenly without any changes or settings changed, MiKTeX started throwing errors when new packages were requested. Texstudio simply says: Process ...
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Miktex update and Process Crashed on Texwork

I have just updated miktex (on windows 10) this morning and I obtain an error with texwork when I compile a simple document as this one \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{...
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XeLaTeX unable to find fonts after reinstall of MiKTeX

Dear problem solvers, After reinstalling Windows on my computer and subsequently reinstalling MiKTeX 2.9, I've been unable to compile with XeLaTeX (PDFLaTeX does work). I had no problems before. ...
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Texlive in windows 10 does not find .sty

Because of the limited setup in my work, I use RStudio to write LaTeX in a windows machine. I have sucessfully installed TexLive, and I can compile basic TeX. However, I want to use amsmath package. I ...
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Can't seem to resize the working window in TeXnicCenter…?

All of a sudden, the working window or whatever you want to call it (where you write stuff in LaTex) was more than maximized! It just continues below where my screen ends! :( This is in TeXnicCenter ...
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METAFONT failed for some reason, unable to find transcript file

A simple latex document of mine is attempting to invoke the following, which fails $ miktex-makepk --verbose tcit0800 525 600 0+525/600 Trying to make PK font tcit0800 at 525 DPI... The METFAONT mode ...
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SageTeX: How to run Sage in the command line

The normal run of a tex-file which contains sagetex, say \documentclass{report} \usepackage{sagetex} \begin{document} \sage{2^1234} \end{document} is pfdlatex example.tex sage example.sagetex....
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Missing number, treated as zero in TeXwors on Windows, but not on Linux

I'm writing something in Latex. Natively I'm using Linux/Ubuntu and it works. Now I'm trying to use the same file (no changes) on my Windows with MikTex. As GUI I use Texworks. Thanks for your help ...
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PDF reader for the multimedia package for Windows

I can embed videos in Beamer either with \movie of multimedia, or \includemedia of media9. In the first case, videos are correctly displayed in Okular (Linux). In the second case, I use Adobe Reader (...
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On Win 10, I've installed emacs (with AucTeX) and Miktex. How do I get emacs to invoke MikTex?

I've installed emacs and installed the AucTeX package using emacs (which seems to be the consensus advice). I've installed MikTeX. How do I get C-c C-c latex to invoke MikTex and let me view the ...
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Calling miktexsetup.exe succeeds interactively but fails from batch file

When I call miktexsetup.exe at the Windows Command Prompt, it behaves as expected and succeeds. But if I put it into a batch script, it fails with the output installed 3706 package manifests visiting ...
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Perltex Can't Locate Perl Modules

I am using Tex Live and Strawberry Perl installation on Windows 10. My ultimate goal was to get LaTeX to retrieve data from a spreadsheet, as shown in this old response. However, at this point I am ...
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Is there any way to run windows Texlive on WSL?

Is there any way to run existing TexLive installed on my Windows 10 through the Linux feature of windows WSL (windows sub-system for linux) or should it be installed separately on the WSL? I have the ...
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Best free/commercial software for editing latex file on windows [duplicate]

What are the best free or commercial software for editing LaTeX on Windows machine?
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How can I tell TeXstudio not always to update Miktex

Update: I re-installed Miktex and updated Miktex console (admin first, then "normal" console). Then I re-installed Texstudio, but it is still not stable and requests MikeTex updates and cryptic INFO ...
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Window 7 (86bit) Compatibility Issuse with MikTex 2.9

I am using window 7 ultimate but MikTex 2.9 for Windows but this is not supported this appears. After a long browsing I got this. Is this a right choice? I want to run TexStudio for writing articles.
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lyluatex on Windows — “The score doesn't contain any music”…but it does

I'm trying to use the lyluatex package. I made a document that contains only one of the examples from the Latex For Musicians guide, with a few additional package options: \documentclass{article} \...
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A special error message after installing Kile on WSL, for LaTeX

I use WSL (Windows Subsystem Linux). I have tried to install Kile for LaTeX by sudo apt-get install kile As soon as I did, i wanted to open Kile by: kile& And I had the following error ...
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TrueType WebOMints and XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use the WebOMints dingbats font with XeLaTeX and fontspec, but instead of the expected output (made with the Windows font tool): I just get tofu: The code I'm testing with is: \...
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Why is getting the bare minimum set up to get started with using LaTeX such a heavy process?

I want to make notes on math lectures using LaTeX (inspired by this blog post) and I've not really used the tech before. What I've done before is using Google Docs and its insert equation ...
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Make my own template in MikTeX in Windows 10

I realize this has probably been asked before but I couldn't find it. I'm trying to save a .tex document as a template inside my computer, but I don't know where to save it. I can do to \AppData and ...
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latexdiff encoding issue

I got the exact same problem as described here and here: umlauts are translated into strange characters; the output file does not compile the output file is UCS2-Little-Endian encoded (according to ...
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TexLive, MikTex, installation issues on Sublime Text 3, Windows 10 platform

Longtime user of LaTeX and Sublime lover here, but having issues getting things up and running on a Windows PC -- am NOT a long time windows user! I installed Sublime Text 3 and downloaded the ...
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Why does this scientific journal's LaTeX article template compile correctly on Ubuntu, but not on Windows?

I downloaded the "LaTeX article template" from this page: https://www.rsc.org/journals-books-databases/journal-authors-reviewers/author-tools-services/ I use Ubuntu, but am collaborating with someone ...
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Read video (mp4) with beamer on Windows with the multimedia package

I am using beamer on Windows 10, and I want my mp4 video to be read using the multimedia package (I do not want media9 since I have multiple videos and the final pdf file is way too heavy in the end). ...
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Manually adding *one* package to MiKTeX

I'm on Windows behind a firewall (you're offering your sympathies; I know; thanks). I need to add the package xcolor to MiKTeX. I download xcolor.zip and unpack it in c:/Users/<username>/...
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What editor should I use for working both on Windows and MacOS?

I have a Windows desktop PC at home and a MacBook for working everywhere else. I use LaTeX every single day, so it is important to me that "it just works". Up to now I've been using TeXStudio because ...
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The installation of TeXLive Full failed on Windows 8

I installed the install-tl-windows.exe for Windows available here and run as administrator, then appeared the following warning: I tried install the full package of TeX Live, but I have the following ...
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Lyx Dutch spellchecker not recognising any word

I've installed Lyx 2.3.3 on Windows 10 Pro. The English spellchecker works (see image). De Dutch spellchecker does not recognise any word (see image). Each word is showing up either underlined in red ...
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Error with \uppercase in titlesec's label field

I'm trying to use titlesec and format my chapters so the label 'Chapter' is rendered in ALLCAPS. If I use \MakeUppercase I get the desired result. \titleformat {\chapter} % command [display] % shape {...
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Configuring TeXstudio's external PDF viewer to be a Windows 10 app

I would like to use Xodo as my external PDF viewer in TeXstudio. The solutions here, here and here do not really help as they address user-installed programs, instead of apps.
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Issue passing arguments to a LaTex file

I am trying to use the suggested answer to passing arguments to a LaTeX document, posted here as solution#Three. I am passing the argument as follows in my Windows Command Prompt: C:\Users\afp\...
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filename contains Chinese characters unable to be compiled by XeLaTeX [closed]

windows 10 TeXstudio 2.12.16 texlive2019 default installation it said: Could not start Build & View:XeLaTeX: xelatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "hashujixian-副本".tex but it ...
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WinEdt/position in a file

How do I save (and restore after reopening) current position in LaTeX file in WInEdt 10.0?
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Why can't I get my moderncv to compile? - unrecognized command (tex editor)

I have moved to windows 10 from arch linux. I am now attempting to use MiKTeX and TexStudio to alter an existing CV. I have added the package entitled moderncv within the MiKTeX Console. However when ...
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Using pdflatex in batch scripts to build pdf's with different version numbers?

In developing documentation for software a new version of .tex files are made as the software is developed. I'd like to be able to build the corresponding pdf's without hard-coding the name of the ....
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Kile Live Preview Error Message

I have used Kile (in Windows 10 via MiKTeX) for a while and it was a nice experience. But I noticed that, since there is a lower bound for the response time, there would be occasionally an error ...
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Direct links to all LaTeX packages

Because of proxy limitations in MiKTeX Console, I need to download each LaTeX package from a browser, and move it to my local repository. Most online CTAN mirrors are organized in a very cluttered ...
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How can I get a book(article) online via LaTeX to HTML in Windows 10?

If you could spend a week full-time with Windows looking into various methods for converting LaTeX to HTML, and then actually implement an approach based on what seems to be the most successful/...
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Enforcing ImageMagick parameters into tex4ht during magick convert (Windows)

Use of the newer versions of ImageMagick in Windows with MikTeX and tex4ht requires a trick in the preamble to enforce tex4ht to invoke magick convert instead of the previously used convert.exe, which ...
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TeXstudio and MiKTeX on Windows 10 Annoying Package Manager notification

I just hope anyone here has resolved an issue with MiKTeX on Windows 10 during editing using TeXstudio. The application is constantly popping out notification warning messages about installation of ...
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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 [closed]

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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