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I'm doing a presentation using Beamer in TexMaker. The structure of the LaTeX source code is deeply nested and I need a way to format the code as in most programming IDE. Is this feature present in TexMaker or any other editor?

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don't know about TeXmaker, but I wrote indent.plx for this task- I've detailed how to use it in LaTeX code sniffer and/or beautifier? –  cmhughes Feb 1 '13 at 21:04
    
I saw this thread today, but I'm more interested to have it built-in the editor, than to run manually every time I want nice structure. –  damluar Feb 1 '13 at 21:06
    
I found this thread: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/38618/source-code-indentation, but there is no answer and I'm more interested not in subsection formatting, but rather in frame, columns, items elements. –  damluar Feb 1 '13 at 21:10
    
Could you give us an example of what you’re looking for, i.e. what code looks like “in most programming IDEs”? –  doncherry Feb 1 '13 at 22:00
    
AFAIK, Texmaker already does some automatic tabbing when you hit Return key but not when doing stuff like tabular tabbing. As for setting color themes, you can click Options > Configure Texmaker > Editor and choose appropriate theme or modify the colors to your liking. –  hpesoj626 Feb 2 '13 at 1:50

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On the maker's website it says that you can 'collapse' the code of parts of a document. You could also create 'bookmarks' and label them as you wish, if tabbing blocks of text is not sufficient by itself.

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I want to format latex code, to make it look nicer. Not to add a bookmark or tab a block. –  damluar Feb 17 '13 at 16:14
    
Well, other than tabbing there's probably nothing you can you do. –  User 17670 Feb 17 '13 at 16:24

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