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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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 ...
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WinEdt autocompletion

How to use autocomplete feature in WinEdt? It's very hard to use \ref{} and similar functions without autocomplete. I tried Tab and Ctrl+Space but in vain.
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Macros in TeXStudio

I noticed in this post, when the user hits (( what actually generates in the editor is \left( \right), where the cursor is positioned between the first parenthesis and before \right. How does one do ...
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Disable TeXstudio auto completion of square brackets?

I've disabled auto completion of {} from the advanced settings menu, but the program still automatically adds a ] when I type [ in examples like: \item[--] Is this a bug or can I disable it some ...
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Where does TeXstudio store the .cwl files for hyperref and xspace?

TeXstudio uses .cwl files for storing information about which macros are defined by which packages, one file per package. This information is used for autocompletion suggestions and highlighting of ...
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Automatic completion of common functions in TeXShop?

Is there a way to allow TeXShop complete common functions to avoid typing the same word multiple times ? For example, when you type \sub , TeXShop would automatically provide options to complete ...
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Why does TeXShop add a dot after autocomplete

Why does TeXShop add a dot after auto-completing an environment? An example is shown in the following image: I'm referring to the dot after \end{itemize}. If I don't delete it pdflatexmk can not ...
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TeXStudio : Disable auto-completion of parentheses

I cannot stand the auto-completion of TeXStudio (formerly TexMakerX) regarding parentheses, braces, etc. I agree auto-completion is useful sometimes, but here it does just not work as I would like. ...
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Customize auto-completion in Texmaker

How can I work with customize completion? I want to add some new auto-completion but I don't know How the wizard works. It's here: User>Customize Completion I don't know what should be writen in the ...
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Backup of user-defined entries of autocompletion in Texmaker?

Where does Texmaker store the user-defined entries for the autocompletion feature? I'd like to back up (as well as export) my own entries...
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Argument names for autocompletion in Kile

Let say I created the following command in my latex document \newcommand{\red}[1]{ \textcolor{red}{#1} } When working with the LaTeX editor Kile, the autocompletion gives me something like ...
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Position of cursor around brace when using auto-completion in TeXStudio

In using TeXStudio to edit my text file under Debian, I have a problem in locating the cursor while using the auto-completer to complete a pair of braces. There is a little box frame holding the place ...
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Style Completion in Texlipse not working [duplicate]

Though TeXlipse is a great tex editor, one complaint I have is the lack of hot keys for common style formatting for characters such as bold italic. I found the preference of TeXlipse has an page on ...
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TeXmaker citation [closed]

I'm using a Mac and I have a problem with my TeXmaker. Everything works great with TeXmaker but I'm having problems with citations. My TeXmaker is linked with Mendeley software and I can see all of my ...
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Shortcut for inserting matching \end{something} in VIM

I remember some time ago I always used a shortcut in VIM that allowed me to type this (<X> is indication of the location of the cursor): ... rest of document ... \begin{<ENVIRONMENT>} ...
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autocomplete in TeXnicCenter does not work when biblatex is used

I'm working with TeXnicCenter and I set a up a project file and created my output pdf file and bibliography using biblatex. Everything works well, the document looks the way it should...and now comes ...
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Does AucTeX Autocomplete?

The quick start guide for AUCTeX says As nearly everywhere in AUCTeX, you can use the TAB or SPC key to get a list of available level names, and to auto-complete what you started typing. Which ...
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Getting \cite{} autocompletion to work in gvim with latex-suite on windows 7

I am using gvim (latest version) with latex-suite (latest version) on Windows 7 32 bits. This is a fresh install from my previous Ubuntu setup. Everything runs fine except for cite autocompletion, and ...
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Advanced math icon help in TeXlipse [closed]

As a regular user of Eclipse, I finally decided to give TeXlipse a shot. But I cant seem to find keyboard shortcuts or any sort of graphical menu or a popup such as content assist for advanced math ...
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Enable parentheses bib entry with RefTeX

I have built my .bib file using parentheses, like this: @ARTICLE(Campbell2006, author="Campbell, K. and McKay, M.D. and Williams, B.J.", title="Sensitivity Analysis when Model Outputs are Functions", ...
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Adding custom macros to completion list with AUCTeX

I would like AUCTeX (that is, Emacs with auctex loaded) to suggest more LaTeX macros when using completion (M-Tab or C-Ret) than it does by default. I would like to have macros from packages I have ...
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TeXnicCenter typing macros

Sometimes my LaTeX document gets long and messy, and so it's hard for me to look through and find what I want. When I program, I usually have a macro in my IDE that creates a separator of comments to ...
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Auto-completion for citation in Kile using Biblatex

Currently in Kile you can get citation auto-completion when using BibTeX. You just add \bibliography{file} and Kile knows from this where the bib file is and what is in it. However biblatex does not ...
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Which editors can autocomplete any word from document?

Of course, any LaTeX editor will autocomplete common LaTeX commands and environments. Many (most?) let user add new commands to be autocompleted. However, in technical documents there will usually be ...
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Autocomplete current environment

Is there a keyboard shortcut in TeXnicCenter to complete the current environment? In other words, it should add the appropriate \end{....}.
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How to add new auto-complete options in TeXnicCenter?

When I type "ite" in TeXnicCenter, I see the autocomplete option: \begin{itemize} \item \end{itemize} Pressing ctrl+space will activate the auto-completion. How do I add additional ...
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Confusing code auto-completion in TeXnicCenter yields double \begin

I have experience in programming Python in NetBeans and using the code hints with Ctrl+Space or Tab is a breeze. Here is my experience with using the code hints in TeXnicCenter: When I type the ...