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Hello and help!

Postby JaneWaite » Mon Jul 25, 2016 10:04 pm

OK so I have no idea how on earth I use Miktex to create a paper for an ACM conference. I have installed MikTex and can create a pdf that says Hello World. But where do I put the acmsiggrapg files for MikTex to pick them up. I don't know what to do, or where to look. Anyhelp to a newbie would be welcome.

I get this.... when I try and sync the mikex package manager
  1. MiKTeX Problem Report
  2. Message: Permission denied: path="C:\Users\Jane\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex/data/le\df2c24cb21984fa85003c1ecc818ff83.fndb"
  3. Data: path="C:\Users\Jane\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex/data/le\df2c24cb21984fa85003c1ecc818ff83.fndb"
  4. Source: Libraries\MiKTeX\Core\File\win\winFile.cpp
  5. Line: 488
  6. MiKTeX: 2.9
  7. OS: Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit, Service Pack 1, build 7601
  8. Invokers: non-existing/explorer
  9. SystemAdmin: no
  10. PowerUser: no
  11. Root0: C:\Users\Jane\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9
  12. Root1: C:\Users\Jane\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9
  13. Root2: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9
  14. Root3: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9
  15. UserInstall: C:\Users\Jane\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9
  16. UserConfig: C:\Users\Jane\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9
  17. UserData: C:\Users\Jane\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9
  18. CommonInstall: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9
  19. CommonConfig: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9
  20. CommonData: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9

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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Tue Jul 26, 2016 5:54 am

Uh, permission issues... I know that happens with MiKTeX, and solutions maybe either installing and extending MiKTeX only as user, or doing the same but both as administrator. I prefer to install TeX Live though.

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