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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TeXStudio is overwriting second `\` after automatically having closed a bracket (`\{\text\}` is turning into `\{\text}`)

In general I would like TeXStudio to close my brackets (including {}), but there is always the same problem while using this feature (especially in mathmode): Assuming I want to write something like ...
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How to make TeXstudio recognize \DeclarePairedDelimiter declaration

I'm using TeXstudio as editor because I think it provides the best features among other software I tried (namely Kile and TeXworks), especially about highlighting, autocompletion and spell checking. ...
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The commands for bidi package do not autocomplete?

I have installed the bidi package on my Texlive 2014 and It works well, however the auto-complete on my TeXstudio (version 2.9.4) do not work for the bidi package's commands. I checked the configure ...
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Adapt LaTeXila command completion to imported packages

I use LaTeXila to write a thesis in XeLaTeX. In the header I have imported several packages like csquotes whose commands (like enquote) LaTeXila obviously isn't aware of and hence doesn't offer me to ...
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Some desired autocompletions in WinEdt

WinEdt has a very convenient mechanism of auto-completion within which any command like \command can be added in seconds. But I could not add auto-completion for subscript (_) and superscript (^) ...
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auto-completion of \eqref

All references are marked with eq -> equation tab -> table fig -> figure app -> appendix sec -> section chp -> chapter So a reference would look like \label{eq:NT_LoM} \label{sec:intro} for ...
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Can suggested commands be removed from TeXstudio's autocomplete?

I know how to add commands to TeXstudio's autocomplete, but is it possible to remove them? I thought of this in the context of TeXstudio's suggestions for some non-existent siunitx commands -- it ...
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chapter ref auto completion

I am using Texmaker 4.2 on Windows 7. I want to use auto-completion for chapter references in my thesis. I have included \labels in my master document while defining chapters. Auto-completion in all ...
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Why does TeXstudio's autocomplete suggest missing commands like \microfarad, \microampere, etc.?

TeXstudio's autocomplete suggested \microfarad as a command so I attempted to use it but received an "undefined control sequence" error. There are easy workarounds (\micro\farad and \micro\F), but why ...
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Texmaker: how to auto-complete any environment?

Is there a way to get Texmaker to auto-complete any environment? I would like it to insert an \end{...} line for every \begin{...} line I write, regardless of the particular environment I opened. It ...
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TexStudio auto-completer window not showing correctly

I am having a problem in using the autocompletion feature of TexStudio. When I start the autocompleter, I get a window that is not always being displayed correctly, due to the fact that it is ...
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Kile “file not found” when trying to enable auto-completion (but files are there and Kile can even use them!)

Something has gotten screwed up with my configuration or installation of Kile. Completion used to work just fine, but no longer does. The completion files exist: $ ls ...
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TexStudio autocompletion

How can I make TexStudio autocomplete the commands in gb4e such as \begin{exe}? It doesn't suggest \begin{exe} automatically and doesn't autocomplete \end{exe}. Thanks.
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sublime autocompletion file

I am just starting to get to grips with sublime and latex. I am trying to get the autocompletion file and autocompletion settings finetuned. I have the file mylatex.sublime-completion { ...
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Programming TeXMaker: adding commands

I'd like to know whether there is a reference language for writing commands in TeXMaker (I'm using v 4.4.1 for MacOSX, btw). My current problem is emulating the Emacs command LaTeX-close-environment ...
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TexStudio: Multiple Cursors in Macro

however looking up my questions using the usual suspects (Google, search function etc.) I could not find an answer/solution to the following task (potentially I don't know the proper name of the task ...
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How to make sublime text - latexing to automatically close left braces inside math env?

In sublime text 3, using latexing whenever I am inside math mode ($ ... $), if I start typing $v_{$, this left brace doesn't close automatically. How can I fix this? Moreover, is there a way by which ...
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Jump out of brackets in TeXstudio

I have a question very similar to Is there a quick way to jump out of brackets in TexMaker? but regarding TeXStudio. When I open some kind of bracket (any kind), TeXstudio automatically adds ...
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How to disable \citep

I'm using Texmaker with biber. Everything works great, all references and the bibliography work as intended. When I want to reference, I say \cite and get a list of suggestions, starting with ...
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shortcut for inserting matching endsomething in Windows

I would like to automatically inserting closing environments In MiKTeX-TeXWorks. And i have found Shortcut for inserting matching \end{something} in VIM. Any other same options are available in ...
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Autocompletion of citation in TeXShop without BibDesk?

The documentation for autocompletion of citations within TeXShop appears to be fragmented around the web. The default suggestion is to use a service from BibDesk, but this requires BibDesk to be ...
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Adding a command to the pop up list [duplicate]

When we start writing some LaTeX command, a pop shows the complete command. Is there some way to add a command e.g. \bibitem to this list so that we will not have to write complete command frequently. ...
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Autocomplete in TeXworks editor on TeX Live

How I can enable autocomplete option in TeXworks Editor (texlive-win.OS) for latex command, i.e., when I type \incl it automatically shows \includgraphics[]{} or when i type \begin{fi it can show ...
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redefine \ref{…} commands - TeXMaker ref auto-completion

I am redefining my reference command, to more easily reference chapters, tables, figures, etc.. Here e.g. for chapters \newcommand{\CHAPREF}[1]{chapter \ref{#1}} %Reference template for chapter ...
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Texmaker: how to input “é” and getting “\'e” in the editor window

Ok, this is the preamble of my .tex file, that I'm compiling with Texmaker 4.4.1 32bits under Windows 8: \documentclass{smfbook} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} smfbook is ...
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How to make LaTeX do auto punctuation like Word

Something is bothering me while I use LaTeX. If using, for example, Word, it will automatically capitalize the first letter of the beginning of each sentence and also suggesting to make some other ...
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How to use the autocompletion of enumerate in latexing (sublime text)

When I write \begin{enumerate} sublime text does not auto complete it to \begin{enumerate} \item \end{enumerate} like I would expect. Is there a way to achieve this?
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TeXstudio's auto completion is completely not working on Fedora 20

I am a novice to the TeX community, and I am running Fedora 20 x64 on my workstation, with kernel version 3.17. I installed TeXlive and TeXstudio via yum, and compilation seems to be working fine for ...
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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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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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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 ...