[texworks] Problem installing packages

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon May 30 18:23:35 CEST 2011

On 2011-05-30 at 16:18:34 +0100, Economides, Nicholas wrote:

 > Hi, 
 > the thing is that everyone say that we have to refresh the database
 > for the files, but since most of us do not have a degree in
 > programming, you guys should be a bit more specific.

Please read the mails more carefully before confusing people.
Andreas' answer was specific enough and what you propose doesn't work
in this case.

 > Anyway, I found a way to do this and I hope Ng Kah Loon will find
 > it helpful as well:
 > find the file called mo_admin.exe which should be located at the
 > path miktex 2.9/miktex/bin/ Once you run it, you should get the
 > miktex options.  At the general page, click the "refresh FNDB"
 > button, and then the "update formats" button
 > This should help Miktex/Latex understand that you have just added
 > something new.
 > Before you do that, you should make sure that you pasted the
 > package folder that you have downloaded in to the path tex/latex
 > I believe after you have done that it should work.

Is everything so complicated under MiKTeX?


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