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MaTeX stopped working after a TeX upgrade

My system: Windows 10, Mathematica 11.2 Yesterday I had to upgrade my MikTeX because I absolutely needed to compile a document needing a newer version. Today MaTeX stopped working. I started getting ...
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Docker on Mathematica, Windows OS

I've been trying to learn how to run some docker-dependent scripts in Mathematica. Every time I try to run the script, I get the same error: ...
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How to stop annoying notifications sound when using "Remove from Evaluation Queue" shortcut?

I have Mathematica 13.0 Student Edition for Windows 10 and whenever I use " Shift + Alt + / " I get this annoying "Windows" notifications sound. There has to be a way to stop it, ...
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How do I call command-line tools from a standalone java library using WL?

I have the following command which when I run on the windows command line, works perfectly fine. ...
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Is there a way to make a new PDF from existing PDF by extracting certain pages

With the new "PDF" import and export features, is there a way to extract certain pages from a PDF and then export them as a new PDF document? I tried the following: ...
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Can Mathematica 13 be installed and run on Windows 7 x64?

Can Mathematica 13 be installed and run on Windows 7 x64? Can two versions (11.3 and 13) be installed in the same Windows system?
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ffmpeg installation Mathematica 13.0

I am trying to use the FFImport function using the ffmpeg package. Having installed ffmpeg on our Windows 11 system (following [1]), Mathematica still does not seem to recognize the installed package. ...
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Is it possible to run Linux utils from Mathematica using Windows Subsystem for Linux?

I have Windows 10 Professional x64 with WSL2 installed. I've also installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS from Microsoft Store. I can type ubuntu2004 in the CMD and get access ...
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Remote kernel running on wsl dies after sleep/hibernation

I'm using a Windows MMA frontend along with a remote WSL (Windows Subsystem for linux) kernel connecting via ssh. Every time I put my laptop to sleep or hibernation for a while, after wake up, the ...
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Has anyone encountered Mathematica errors in the new Windows 11?

Obviously, I am referring to code that ran perfectly in Windows 10 but has begun throwing errors in Windows 11. I have the option of upgrading to Windows 11, but it is critical that my Mathematica ...
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Unwanted clipped regions in ListContourPlot, ListDensityPlot, or ListPlot3D on Windows

Let my data be something like ...
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Incorrect Notebook Name from Notebooks[]

I wanted to check if a notebook was open and warn the user before copying the file to a repository. This isn't the exact code, but it demonstrates the issue: ...
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What is the status of using Mathematica under the new released windows 11?

I googled and could not find any information on this. It is now possible to update from windows 10 to windows 11. I am using windows 10 now. My question is: Has any one tried say Mathematica 12.3 on ...
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Upgrade to 12.3 crashes Front end and Kernel after evaluating cell in any notebook

Running Mathematica on Windows 10. Previous installed version was 12.1. This occurs on any notebook including created new one. My Mathematica worked just fine when it originally ran on 12.1. Not sure ...
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Mathematica 12.2 on Windows 7 [closed]

The Mathematica 12.3 setup.exe installer will not run on Windows 7, due to the operating system not being supported by that Mathematica version. Although Mathematica 12.2 also does not support ...
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About Blue Screen of Windows System after starting Mathematica 12.2/12.1 Win10

After starting Mathematica, My computer will Blue Screen. Mathematica version is 12.2 win10. An error of Win10 shows ...
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WSTP connection does not connect on windows

I am new in mathematica programming. Actually referring this link, I tried to connect to kernel from c++ program on Windows with visual studio. I copied all these .exe files in related folder which i ...
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Why is `$SystemCharacterEncoding` different from the actual OS character encoding on Windows?

I was testing on Windows the command $ wolframscript -code 'Alphabet["Greek"]' -charset UTF8 from the document of ...
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Simple Manipulate produces front-end freeze

I am using Mathematia 12.1 on Windows. I experience a front-end freeze when I evaluate a certain Manipulate expression. I have reduced the code down to a rather ...
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Running Mathematica on a Remote Machine (using frontend and ssh)

I've been trying to run my Mathematica code on a remote machine. I'm using Windows and the remote machine is a Linux machine. I write a notebook on my local machine, convert it to a .m file, and use ...
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Change default monitor for Mathematica?

Even though I do all of my work on my center monitor, and open Mathematica on my center monitor, and keep my Mathematica window in the center monitor, it keeps opening new windows on my right monitor. ...
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AudioCapture[] not capturing sound from my Focusrite input

Windows 10: $AudioInputDevices {"Focusrite USB (Focusrite USB Au", "Microphone (B525 HD Webcam)"} In windows settings I can see that the "...
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Capture screenshot of a certain window given its title

Is there a way to find the handle of a certain window and take a screenshot in Mathematica without having to call external programs? Something that connects with the API for the operating system.
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Importing a local html file fails

Anyone have any idea why this is failing? The file is there. A file in the same (Windows 10) dir called "test.txt" imports exactly as expected. But .HTML files fail without a useful error ...
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MATLink - error mengine "entry points not found"

I've successfully installed MATLink and used it in the past, but for some reason a couple of days ago it stopped working. It's maybe due to a Windows update? The error thrown is the following: This ...
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Export function not working via JLink in Java8 compiled application

I have documented the following issue with evaluating the Export function via J/Link: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/63390977/wolfram-mathematica-kernellink-export-function-not-working-via-jlink-...
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Mathematica 12.0 and BibTeX reference problem (Windows 10)

I have problems getting the Citation Management in Mathematica 12.0 to work. It does not work with either EndNote or BibTeX. To do a minimal example, I have the following BibTeX file (libra.bib) ...
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Mathematica does not recognize c compiler

I have Mathematica 11.1 and Windows 10 OS. I need to use c based compilation inside Mathematica, like ...
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Using MinGW-w64 from MSYS2 with LibraryLink

I am looking to use the MinGW-w64 version of gcc, as bundled with msys2, with LibraryLink. It was communicated to me that in recent versions of Mathematica, one may use the MinGWCompiler compiler ...
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Any setting to keep minimized running notebooks in the icon tray instead of the taskbar?

I have a computation I'd like to keep running in the background without it taking up task-bar space. I'm using Windows 7 on that machine.
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Wrong function of NotebookDirectory[] in the 12.1 version

Bug introduced in 12.1.0 and fixed in 12.2.0 (or 12.1.1?) Could anybody help? NotebookDirectory[] function began working wrong in 12.1 (the bug was not present in ...
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There seem to be severe issues with Mathematica 12.1 running System Modeler models and with WSM 12.1 itself on Windows 10

I am using Wolfram Mathematica 12.1 and the Wolfram System Modeler 12.1 on a Windows 10 (64 Bit) notebook. Pretty much exactly since yesterday (2020-04-10), I am experiencing severe and previously ...
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How to copy Mathematica settings from Linux to Windows

I have installed Mathematica both in Windows and in Linux. Can I copy the \$UserBaseDirectory folder in Linux (usually ~/.Mathematica) to the \$UserBaseDirectory in ...
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Windows error after Installation Mathematica 12.1

I have not been able to resolve the same issue as cited in this question. I receive this error: I have uninstalled. Installed previous version: which has no error. Uninstalled and reinstalled. I ...
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Couldn't load OpenSSL library in 12.1 (Windows)

Update: Finally I found a clumsy way to solve this bug by myself: I created an alternate local kernel to run the code, and it surprisingly works out! It is ridiculous that two local kernels contain ...
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How to open files in the same instance of Wolfram Desktop?

I have just installed version 12.1 and a new default setting is bothering me. Previously when I used to open a notebook file and following that open another one, it used to open in the same instance ...
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Wolfram Desktop 12.1 fonts are inconsistent within various interfaces of the frontend?

I just installed the Wolfram Desktop 12.1 clean install on windows by first completely uninstalling all previous versions so previous settings don't impact the new installation. The new front end for ...
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Accessing a JPG file's properties on Windows

On Windows, a JPG file contains various properties (Title, Subject, Rating, Tags, Comments,...) that may be viewed and changed by right-clicking on the file in Explorer and selecting Properties, and ...
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Why is listing files on a network share so slow? / How to speed it up?

I'm using I need to load data in some files on a windows network share (samba), mounted on OSX. When listing the relevant directory in a shell, the performance is acceptable: ...
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How should I connect to an FTP server from Mathematica running under Windows?

I found relevant information on the problem for Linux or MacOS, but I run programmes under Windows. I want to connect to a friend's FTP server to download some files. Of course the server has wants a ...
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Does any know how to get the paths of current opened locations in file explorer?

Does anyone know if there is a builtin way to get all opened locations in the file explorer? Like for browsers, the browser itself remembers the last opened locations. So even if it crashes one can ...
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How to open a different process of Mathematica in Windows when opening a file with explorer

When I open any file with Mathematica in the Windows explorer, it just spaws a new window under current opened Mathematica process, using the same kernel. Is there a way to modify this default ...
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ExternalEvaluate[pySys, pyCmd] evaluates to Failure[...]

ExternalEvaluate[pySys, pyCmd] evaluates to Failure[...] every time pyCmd contains some ...
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Avoiding jiggle in palettes

I have a palette containing a Grid with dynamics. As it runs it jiggles horizontally. Here's a minimal example: ...
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Weird display usage bug by Mathematica 12 on Windows 8 - how to fix it?

Since I've upgraded to Mathematica 12 on Windows 8, this very weird behaviour has started occuring: (Essentially: the notebook area gets shrunk and minified and an unusable black area appears.) It ...
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Unable to execute Wolfram script by calling a package

I am working on a script which loads a package called test. When I try to run the same from my command line, I am seeing my input printed without execution. ...
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ExcelLink stop working after Windows 10 update

After Windows Update KB4508433 & KB4512508, ExcelLink stop to work. If I uninstall these updates, it work again, but windows return to install them... ...
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How to change the terminal size programmatically that is opened by `RunProcess`?

Why isn't the following linux command working from the RunProcess interface? I want to change the terminal size programmatically and then display the information: <...
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How to search within notebooks on Windows 10?

I have a lot of notebooks scattered in my downloads, documents and desktop folder. I have all the required locations on Windows indexing options but if I look at Advanced Options and File Types and nb ...
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Launch Kernels on Windows 10 from Raspberry Pi (linux) over SSH

I am trying to launch remote kernels on a Windows 10 PC (remote) from a Raspberry Pi 4 (Master or local). Both machines have V12 installed. On the Windows machine, I have installed OpenSSH per ...
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