auto-complete is a feature in latex source code editors that predicts the latex commands close to the command being typed to eliminate the need for typing frequently used commands.

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Handle .bib in subfiles

I have a problem very similar to the question being asked in Bibliographies when using subfiles . My .bib is references in main.tex. When compiling main, everything works like a charm. Working on the ...
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text autocompletion on latex editor

I have a list of text snippets which I use frequently eg To whom so ever it may concern, as soon as possible, Feelfree to contact me on . Most tex editors allow command completion. Is there any way I ...
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Getting vim to return autocomplete bibtex results for multiple citations

I am wondering whether it is possible to get Vim-latex's F9 autocomplete to work for multiple references within a citation. For example, if I type \cite{author1 and then press F9, then it will return ...
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How to disable auto-complete braces in TEXStudio?

I want to disable auto-complete for braces in TexStudio. In its simplest form, when I type "{" I do not want it to automatically add a "}". When it does this, many times I end up deleting brace, ...
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How to prevent Texmaker to missunderstand Alt+Tab as auto completion command when it is meant for swiching windows

When I compile a pdf document in texmaker, I often press Alt+Tab to swich to the external pdf viewer. If at that point the cursor in texmaker is by coincidence at a position where texmaker can make ...
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TeXShop Command Completion Indent

In TeXShop, I am editing the CommandCompletion.txt file. I simply need to add an indent (which I would normally use tab for) directly before item. Here is the line of code I am trying to modify: ...
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How can I make texmaker autocomplete commands that it doesn't already autocomplete?

When I write \begin{ in texmaker, I want it to suggest flalign} as a possible choice for autocompletion. At the moment, texmaker doesn't complete \begin{flalign} automatically; as a result, it also ...
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Customize auto-completion in Texmaker to give multiple arguments to a function

So i saw this question, and it does what i want. Almost. yes it works for \cref{#label#}, but \cref{} can also take a list of labels, is there a way to make this work? I can't see any other options ...
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Add \midrule Every 5 Lines Automatically

I wrote a table listing scores of 40 students using booktabs package. How to write midrule command automatically every 5 rows? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} ...
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Auto-completion for (only) \citet using bibtex and natbib using texmaker does not work

I am using bibtex and natbib for a scrartcl and the editor texmaker and everything works fine, except that I don't have auto-completion for (only) the command \citet. For \citep it works just fine. ...
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Kile - autocompletion for bibtex entries

I would like to Kile autocomplete my citations, so when I type \citep{ a list with my bibliography entries pops up. I tried also by typing the first 3 letters of the entry key, and/or pressing ...
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Strange behaviour of VIM-Latex

When I try to type certain words (in insert mode), suddenly a lot of code is inserted. For example, if I try to type "DEFINE", once I enter the F, this is inserted D\begin{figure}[<+htpb+>] ...
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Texstudio: Autocompletion of xparse commands

I have defined a new command using xparse, but the command doesn't show up in the autocomplete. Furthermore the definition of the command is in red: The command is working, but it just doesn't show ...
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TeXmaker in Ubuntu does not autocomplete bibliography items [closed]

I was using TeXstudio in Windows, now I switched to TeXmaker in Ubuntu. I love it, but one thing is missing. In TeXstudio, whenever I type \cite{ the autocomplete window appeared with the name of my ...
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How can I cite from bibliography in separate .tex files?

I'm working on a large document, and for that reason I'm using a main.tex file and including several files like chapterX.tex etc. Problem is that only my main.tex file has the bibliography in the ...
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\[ Active string in WinEdt

I have an active string that when I type \[ it enters \[ * \] * I obviously have problems when I want to type \\[8pt] I was wondering if there is a way that I can change the active string to ...
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Disable parentheses auto-completion in TeXStudio 2.7.0

Previously, it was possible to disable parentheses auto-completion in TeXStudio through the advanced options in the Configure options. Is this still possible in version 2.7.0? Here's a screen shot ...
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A bug in Winedt?

Reproducing: Put caret in point A Right-click on a citation from bibliography branch in tree panel and choose insert Press Ctrl-z to undo the insertion. Put caret in point B Right-click on a ...
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cross-reference auto-completion in TeXShop

I use TeXShop 3.26 and have a root tex file and every chapter in a separate file. When I use the auto-completion feature for the ref command I only get the labels defined in the same file. Is it ...
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How can I set up autocompletion for \langle and \rangle?

I use Texstudio for taking notes in class, and I would really like to set up an autocompletion scheme such that typing in "\langle" would bring up "\rangle". How can I do this? Thank you
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TexStudio: Use dictionary for completion

Is it somehow possible to extend TexStudio to use dictionary words in autocompletion? For example, when I type "som", I want the autocompletion list to show me all words from the dictionary starting ...
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\fxnote won't be suggested as a command in TeXstudio

I have a problem wit the fixme package, I can get it to work, but it wont be suggested as a command. I know that it works because when I write \fxnote{something} it compiles without a problem. I have ...
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Update the default autocompletion of `itemize` in TeXStudio

I want to change the auto-completion of itemize from \begin{itemize} content ... \end{itemize} to \begin{itemize} \item content... \item content... \item content... \end{itemize} However, ...
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Problem with yasnippet in emacs + autex

I am newbie in Emacs + AucTeX and trying to get familiar with auto-complete mode in editing LaTeX. Auto-complete is a fantastic attribute, but I don't understand the follow problem: Auto-complete ...
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Auto-complete feature for Texmaker citations

I have Texmaker 4.1.1 and autocomplete feature for citations doesn't work in it. I have my .bib file in the correct directory (the same as my .tex file), use biblatex, have added the command ...
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how to stop Kile (the editor) from automatically adding quote mark?

I'm on Debian 7.3 KDE desktop with Kile v. 2.1.0, the editor for LaTeX. I installed it from the repos without the LaTeX-related recommended packages, after 'manually' installing TeXLive from a CTAN ...
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File name autocompletion in \include for large latex projects

I am a very lazy person, so sorry in advance if my question seems a bit odd. Working on a thesis, I am splitting the content of the whole document into multiple .tex files, one for each chapter ...
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Autocompletion in texstudio : \frac

I recently moved from Texmaker to TeXstudio, and there is one thing in autocompletion that I loved with Texmaker and which doesn't seem to work by default on TeXstudio : when I would begin to type ...
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Problem with completion in TexMaker on Elementary OS

I have a problem with Texmaker on my OS (Elementary OS - Luna, with kernel is Ubuntu 12.04). When I type a few words of the command (for example, the word \begin{document}), it doesn't appear in the ...
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autocompletion in Texshop 3.18

I can not find the autocompletion.plist in the Texshop 3.18. Is there another way to redefine the autocompletion for this version?
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Get emacs to automatically insert \end{} commands after a \begin{} command

I've recently switched from Kile to Emacs/AUCTeX for LaTeX editing. I like AUCTeX a lot more in general, in part because I've put a lot of effort into learning Emacs really well. One feature I really ...
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Is there an Autocorrect feature in TeXStudio 2.6.2?

I was wondering if there's an Autocorrect feature in TexStudio 2.6.2 that works like in MS Word so that if I have to type a certain word many times, the editor writes it for me as soon as I press ...
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About autocompletion on TeXmaker and other LaTeX editor [duplicate]

I'm learning to use Texmaker to compile LaTeX document recently, but my problem is when Texmaker auto-complete a command, such as \frac, it usually add {} automatically and I have to use the arrow ...
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Make predictive mode default emacs

Every time I fire up Emacs, I run M-x predictive-mode. Is there a way to automate that and preferably while editing TeX.
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How to do multiple auto-citation? [duplicate]

Kindly help me on how to do the multiple citation. I used natbib in MikTex. Its autocite when I only cite a single reference like this \citep{Howard1990} but if I want to add the other references ...
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How to add new auto-complete options in TeXworks?

I'm working with TeXworks. It has some auto completions but not enough. How can I add some auto completion to it. Is there any way to add them from TeXmaker to TeXworks.
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TexMaker/TexStudio manual invocation of auto-completition

I have started using TexStudio and TexMaker (as I think they are quite similar) but I have failed to find in the scarce documentation there is available (and a brief online searching) a shortcut that ...
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Autocompletion in Texstudio

I am using Texstudio 2.6. I enabled autocompletion of schemabloc package in the Texstudio Options. When I am typing in the document, autocompletion for package commands is not working? Can somebody ...
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Updating an autocompletion in TeXnicCenter [closed]

I am trying to update the figure autocomplete in TeXnicCenter (TXC) to suit how I use figures. I believe I need to alter the Tex.xml file in C:\Program Files\TeXnicCenter\Packages and then restart ...
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How can I Fix Unrecognize command in TeXStudio 2.6 and 2.5

when i am using the pdflscape package, when i use \begin{landscape} this command changes color and upon placing the pointer on it, it shows unrecognized command massage and same as for ...
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Texmaker: How to “type through” closing brackets, braces, and parentheses?

I'll start by saying that my recent experiences using Python 3.3 (a programming language) have prompted me to question the potential of my favorite way to "TeX" something using Texmaker. In Python, ...
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Editor with Word like “word completion” feature

Besides defining longer technical words by \newcommand{\trimam}{trans-impedance-amplifier} to save typing time. Is there a Latex Editor (can be Linux or Windows) that offers "word completion" ...
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Eclipse with texclipse code completion

I am using Eclipse with texclipse. Code completions are not showing up for some of the commands. For example: \mbox{}, \mathcal{} and for some others that i cannot recall at the moment. (If this ...
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TeXworks bite+TAB

I like to use TeXworks as a text editor for latex documents. I just have a question with a keyboard shortcut. When I type bite + TAB, I've got the following result : \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Add to TexStudio autocompletion

I'd love to know how to add the eqnarray* environment to autocompletion, I only get the regular eqnarray. (I'm using Windows 7)
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Dynamic autocomplete for words (non-LaTeX commands) in WinEdt 6.0

Does anyone know how to get WinEdt 6.0 to perform dynamic autocomplete ?. I would like to expand words I've already used, either in the current .tex file, or in the directory tree for a given ...
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Configure multiline autocompletion in TeXStudio

I would like to configure a longer completion in TeXStudio, like this one: \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \caption{} \label{tab} \begin{tabular}{lcS[table-format = ...
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TeXworks auto-complete

TeXworks autocomplete capability is incomplete, messy and unpredictable. Is there any way to migrate TeXStudio auto-complete data to TeXworks?
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TeXshop and autocompletion [closed]

I have a question on TeXshop and autocompletion. In an OSX text editor (Textedit for instance) when you start writing a word and hit the esc key the uppermost words in the list proposed for ...
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Texmaker - autocomplete problem

Is there a way to stop Texmaker from auto-putting the completion tag of every command when I use autocomplete? Like \begin{document} and I press enter in the auto-complete and it includes the ...