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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Citing in Texstudio gives jibberish symbols in autocomplete citation commands

When I cite in Texstudio, the bibtex keys appear as jibberish and renders unusable in the autocomplete command in TexStudio, see attached figure. My .bib and .tex files are encoded in UTF-8 according ...
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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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TeXstudio: \ref and \eqref auto-completion

I've read quite a few questions and answers on this web site but none helps me to resolve my problem. I am using \ref and \eqref commands most often. After installing and re-installing the latest ...
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TexStudio cite autocomplete stopped working

today my autocomplete for my citations stopped :( I am using texstudio and already tried adding bibtex to autocomplete in the options, selected the folder containing the bibtex file (Options) ...
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how to get TexShop to auto-complete custom citation and cross-reference commands

I'd like to use a custom cross-referencing command, called \pref{}, in TexShop and have it trigger autocompletion the way \ref{} does. Similarly for a custom citation command \citepage{}. I have the ...
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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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Is there any LaTeX editor allowing you to tab through curly braces?

I tried several LaTeX editors with auto-completion functionality, but none of them make life easier. The problem is when they auto-complete a command, such as \frac, they usually add {} automatically ...
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Changing autocomplete order in Texmaker

Does anyone know if it possible to change the autocomplete precedence/order in Texmaker ? For instance, on my Windows installation, when I begin to type \begin{al..., the first thing that pops up is ...
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IDE with AutoCompletion?

I was looking for an Latex editor that has an auto completion function. Is there any available? I thought about auto complete suggestion for common commands like for example defining chapters and ...
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BibKey-Autocompletion with a standard BibFile-Folder [closed]

Basically, what I've been trying to do is organize my structure and working environment a little bit, setting up a folder for different kinds of "preamble"-documents and one for my *.bib files. Since ...
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How to get a list of valid commands?

I want to dynamically create a list of LaTeX commands that are valid in a particular file based on the packages used so that I can use them for code completion. Does LaTeX provide a method for ...
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Sublime Text 3 - Is there a autocompletion / dropdown list feature?

In Texmaker or TexStudio, one can begin to type and the program will display a dropdown menu of suggestions. Is there something similar to this in Sublime Text 3? If so, how do I enable it?
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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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Texmaker: Shortcuts for new auto-complete commands

so I've added new autocomplete options for commands like \frac{@}{@}@ so that there is a placeholder after the function, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to now get a short-cut like ...
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How do I know what cwl to enable for each command?

TexStudio marks some of my commands like \thepage or \yyyymmdddate as unrecognized. I know I need to enable the relevant .cwl to fix this, but how am I supposed to find out which .cwl I want for any ...
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Autocomplete with recent words in Texshop

The most recent version 3.57 seems only supporting autocomplete with a general list of possible words instead of from the words that have been typed. It was asked in an early post TeXshop and ...
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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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how to enable auto completition of enviornment names or inturrupted commands in TexStudio?

in texStudio I want the functionality of continued completion of commands after an interruption or a premature autocompletition what happens I start typing \beg... it suggests ...
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TexStudio which complete files?

I had it all working nicely, then same win10 and the endless auto-repair loop, so I have had to rebuild PC to win 7 again. Now I can't remember some of how I had it setup - is there an index of some ...
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Updated to MacTeX 2015 and TeXstudio 2.10.4: cref and biblatex no longer includes the float label or cite key in code suggestions

I just recently updated to MacTeX 2015. With the 2014 version, I could type \cref, and TeXstudio would suggest a list of all labels used in the document, making cross-referencing easy. The same with ...
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TeXstudio auto-completes command not as desired

I'm using TeXstudio and a package I've written, which includes a command called \co. I've told TeXstudio to use the corresponding .cwl file and it recognizes \co as a command. Here is the problem: ...
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TeXstudio: Don't autocomplete “content…” in block environments

Each time I use autocompletion in TeXstudio for a block environment, e.g. \begin{itemize} content... \end{itemize} the "content..." is automatically inserted. Is it possible to disable that? It ...
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Removing optional paremeters from Texstudio autocomplete

When I use \cite command in TexStudio, it's auto completion mechanism suggests the full command as \cite[add.tex]{key.list}. When I press enter cursor moves to the location between square brackets. ...
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How can I start auto-completion for algorithm package in TeXstudio

As shown in image, I have checked algorithm.cwl, and I am sure I have \usepackage{algorithm} in my source, but the command related to this package cannot auto-completed. Who can tell me why, thank ...
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How to get rid of old auto-completion in Kile when using custom cwl?

I'm searching for a way to improve the auto-completion of selfdefined latex commands in Kile. To get argument names I already create additional definitions of my commands in a *.cwl and include it in ...
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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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Auto complete closing brackets on TeXworks

I've tried to find the answer here but I didn't, hence my question. I'd like to know if TeXworks is capable of autocompleting things like curly brackets, meaning that when I type {, the editor adds ...
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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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Label not listed for table while using Kile

I am using Kile on Ubuntu 12.04 for a project. I have a table in a separate file from the main document. This table has a label \label{table} The table is called by the document with ...
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Problems with argguments and definition

I have a problem with the autocompletion feature of TeXstudio. I installed it and MiKTeX on a new PC in the same way. On the new PC I have this two problem: my personal \newcommand appears without ...
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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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Autocomplete in TeXstudio for macro with optional argument

I have a macro, such as \newcommand*{\example}[2][]{#1.#2} defined. TeXstudio adds this to its autocomplete list, which is great, but when I actually autocomplete it shows up as ...
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How define a command auto insert some command and enviroment

i have a file like \tag{3.1.1}{ 3 section_name 3.1 subsection_name 3.1.1 subsubsection_name line1 afasf sht sa.fm th saf th adf. line2 afasf th asdfa lg..ag ;ag gasg line3 wfasdfasfsaf. ...
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TeXstudio's auto completion is completely not working on Mac OS X

I installed TeXStudio 2.9.4 on Mac OS X 10.10.5 via official web page. However, when I type some TeX command, no suggestion appears in the text field. I selected proper .cwl in the setting dialog ...
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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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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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Chemformula: No auto-completion in TexStudio?

I have trouble getting auto-completion to work with chemformula in TeXStudio. I have other packages working just fine. The .cwl file is showing up in "Options > Configure TeXstudio > Completion", ...
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Autocomplete \cite without using bibtex (embedded system)

I'm writing a report without using bibtex package. I'm using \cite{} command to cite the references found in my bibliography. Is there a way \cite{} could autocomplete, knowing that I'm getting no ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...