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Editing *existing* multipage TeX tables in a spreadsheet-like interface?

Is there any GUI/interface/package that will enable me to edit existing data in columns of my super-complicated multipage TeX table? Currently, I count the "&"s to get to the correct column and ...
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Avoid warnings in TeXlipse

I'm using TeXlipse, an Eclipse plugin, to create my TeX documents. To structure my files I use \input{filename}. Now the problem is, that every file is one section or subsection. TeXlipse shows me a ...
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LaTeX editor with live preview for Windows and RTL language support?

Looking for a LaTeX editor for Windows with the following features: Live preview. (Inherited live preview, not something achievable if you do some tricks.) RTL language support. (Hebrew for example) ...
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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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Create two documents from one texclipse project

We have one main LaTeX project in texclipse for our Help Documentation and that works great. However we have a folder and tex file on installation instructions of our software which we would like to ...
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LyX – is there a way to substitute variables in math formulas?

Suppose I want to replace x^{n_{1}}y^{n_{2}}z^{n_{3}} with x^{m_{1}}y^{m_{2}}z^{m_{3}} Is there a fast way to do this? I am certainly missing this feature from LaTeX editors like gvim and kile. ...
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Hide LaTeX commands for reviewing

Is there a way to hide LaTeX commands for distract-less reviewing? When I review and revise LaTeX documents, the commands are distracting. Is there a way to hide them or even make them as the same ...
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Editor for DTX files

DTX files are based on LaTeX comments, which means that any editor that can highlight LaTeX code will print most of the DTX files - all the documentation - as a comment and thus not highlight the ...
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Writing French characters

This question is (almost) exactly the same as this one : How to write directly French characters in Emacs and print them in LaTeX? You may read his question instead of mine, the only difference (I ...
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Is it possible to add a shortcut that activates a script in Kile editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create new shortcuts on kile? I am using Kile in Ubuntu 11.04. I have a script that is used frequently when I compile my TeX files. I wish that I could add a ...
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A quirk when using xemacs scripts to automatically expand abbreviations into LaTeX code

I am an avid fan of Oleg Alexandrov's method for customizing XEmacs to make it an efficient system for editing LaTeX files. One feature I find particularly useful is the ability to have XEmacs ...
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Dynamic LaTeX typing and compiling

Is there a program or application that lets me type in the LaTeX language, and on another part of the screen have the compiled output appear? Of course this would be for simple LaTeX code, obviously ...
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Is there a collaboration system on the web that I can use to write book together with others?

If this question is out of topic, I will remove as soon as possible. I have used neither Subversion nor GIT nor any collaboration system to write any document together with others. I am looking for ...
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Single quotes in double quotes

I want to write "''" (to denote the empty string). However in LaTeX, when I try to enter "''", TexnicCenter replaces it with ``'''' , which displays as “”” (first pointing left, second two pointing ...
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Looking for a web site or a tool to edit TeX and get instant preview in parallel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to get real-time compilation for LaTeX? There are some online TeX editors which allow to type TeX source, compile it and see the output. I am looking ...
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What You See is What You Get (WYSIWYG) for PGF/TikZ?

Are there any WYSIWYG editors for PGF/TikZ? Perhaps something similar to LyX but for PGF/TikZ? If there is no WYSIWYG editor for this tandem, is there one perhaps that allows the user to easily ...
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Which LaTeX IDE has Vi plugin?

I'm looking for a LaTeX IDE which has Vi plugin, but I haven't found any. I tried out vim-latex, but I couldn't find a way to install it. Thanks in advance.
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Good free editors for non-European languages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Editors supporting unicode WinEdt is a quite good free editor which I am using. Motivated by the comments to this question, I would like to raise the question here: ...
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How can I view all the %TODO comments I have marked using Kile?

In my document I am leaving %TODO comments in order to get back at them at some time. How can I generate a list of them with their relevant information in Kile 2.0?
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Is there an editor with code block folding, one click dvi-ps-pdf compilation, etc?

I am a Windows user and using TeXnicCenter now. But I want to change to another one because TeXnicCenter does not provide us with a code block folding. The new editor I want to use: runs on ...
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Best LaTeX editor for Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX Editors/IDEs Hi, I'm looking for a good LaTeX editor for mac. Something like TeXnicCenter would be fine.
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Is there a free LaTeX IDE that keeps indentation when word-wrapping?

I've used TeXnicCenter almost exclusively over the rather short amount of time I've been using LaTeX. I like it quite a bit, except that wrapped parts of long lines are not indented at all. I would ...
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Which is the best editor for LuaTeX?

Many (La)TeX editors support the LuaTeX engine. However, which one offers the best support for writing LuaTeX? Which editor or plugin supports features such as syntax highlighting and auto-completion ...
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What are the benefits and drawbacks of Lyx compared to TeXnicCenter

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and have been using TeXnicCenter. I've heard one or two people rave about Lyx and am debating if I should switch to it. What are specific benefits and drawbacks to ...
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Visual Equation Editor to LaTeX Code

I'm looking for a Windows based visual equation editor which produces LaTeX code. I need the functionality like in those online equation editors such as the LaTeX Equation Editor site It should be ...
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Is it possible to use an external editor with TeXShop, while keeping its sync features?

I'm not completely satisfied with TeXShop's internal editor (especially about line breaking), but I would like to keep using TeXShop for its neat visualization engine and sync features (inverse and ...
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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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Recommendation: tex editor, word and windows user.

I know this question might appear a lot on this site, but I didn't find the asnwer I was looking for. I'm a Windows user (Ultimate 7 64-bit). Using Microsoft Word since forever. I want the final ...
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CJK-friendly Ubuntu editor or IDE for XeLaTeX

I've seen this discussion about the best IDEs for LaTeX on Ubuntu: XEmacs/AucTeX is recommended by my colleagues off of this site. However, I'm interested in the specific case of mixed CJK/Roman ...
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What LaTeX system should I use for an Ubuntu/Win7 dual boot environment?

I have a fresh install of a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. They live in separate partitions of the hard drive, invisible (unmounted...) to eachother, but have a common data ...
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Vim: Get Rainbow Parenthesis work with Latexsuite?

I'm using the text editor vim (or MacVim) together with the LatexSuite plugin. It works good, so far, but there is one thing that annoys me: There is an awesome plugin, Rainbow Parenthesis, that will ...
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Recommended Windows LaTeX editor, similar to Kile ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX Editors/IDEs My Linux box has crashed, so I'm looking for an editor on Windows (should work on Win7) that is similar to Kile - could someone help?
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Editors supporting unicode

For some reason it seems that my favourite editor TeXnicCenter doesn't support unicode (correct me please if I'm wrong, which wouldn't be the first time). Can anyone recommend an editor which does, ...
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LyX type software

I am a big fan of LyX(I find typing up in TeX directly really annoying, I like being able to see my formulas), however are there any other programs that make it a lot easier to TeX too? I just want to ...
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Looking for a 'high level' Graphics editor for Mac. Then convert diagram to TiKZ code.

I am trying to make a large assortment of VERY basic graphs for including in my documents. (squares with the sides labeled, circles, etc...). It seems the TiKZ package is what I want to use. Does ...
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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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codecogs like software/ IDE/ LaTeX environment ?

I have been using the website, codecogs for mathematical equations - and it is wonderful for a noob like me. However, I wish to avail of such support when I am offline, is there similar facility for ...
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Are there any Windows-based Graphical editors for \pgfdeclareshape

On TeXample, Martin Scharrer contributed an excellent d-flipflop example that simplifies circuit drawing to a two step-process of Place the part: % Place FFs \foreach \m in {0,...,\N} ...
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Editors/IDEs for LaTeX documented source (.dtx) files

Similar to the question "Latex Editors/IDEs," I'm curious if there are any editors or add-ons that directly support the LaTeX documented source (.dtx) format. I imagine such an editor would support ...
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Comprehensive book on Kile

Finally, I have decided to migrate from Office to Latex. That is why I have chosen Kile as an editor, for many known reasons that I don't want to list here because of space. That's why I need a ...
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Good LaTeX Table Editor? [duplicate]

For LaTeX tables editor, I am using LaTable version 0.7.1 which is good to a large extent. The only problem I have (so far) with this editor is the ability of adding multi-lines in a cell. Can ...
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Make emacs speller work with accented/modified letters

In continuation to this question I was wondering, now that my document is full of \' and other accents, the emacs speller balks on all the words... Is there a way to get a spell-checker to understand ...
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which eclipse core installation should I download to use install the plug-in TeXlipse?

I want to taste TeXlipse. First of all, I must install the eclipse core downloaded from the official site. I am confused with which one I should install. :D Could you let me know the correct ...
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External scripts when using TeXShop

As I wrote in this answer to my question, I decided to use a shell script in order to concatenate the bunch of .tex files and compile them. However, this way, when ever I want to compile the whole ...
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Is there a LaTeX editor supporting Subversion out of the box?

Actually I am new to Subversion. Shortly speaking, Subversion is a tool to manage versioning of documents, especially for software developers. You can find the details here. I have a team to write a ...
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What are the Open source WYSIWYG Independent Web Equation Editors available on LaTeX/MathML

I am looking for a solution of an Equation Editor to be added to my site. The equation editor should be open source, WYSIWYG (users should be able to type out Equations as if in MS Equation Editor or ...
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“kpsewhich” error when trying to build from Textmate

I'm using LaTeX pdfTeX 3.1415926-1.40.9-2.2 on Mac OSX 10.6. When I try to build from TextMate (Ctrl+R) I get the following error: Please add the directory containing “kpsewhich” to PATH in ...
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LaTeX - Portable Editing Environment

I have a TeX document which I want to edit and make sure it's rendered correctly. Which means I need an Editor with Preview window. I searched over the Internet. There's too much info and I can't get ...
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Tool for writing articles [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Latex Editors/IDEs I need a tool to write my thesis. It should work with TeX, support multiple languages (want to publish this work in several languages), bibliographic ...
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Emacs keyboard shortcut to insert \label{} \\ and a new line in math mode.

So, I'm using emacs with auctex to edit my latex documents. It's been a while since last time I used it, but I still remember my shortcuts. Except one. While editing equations inside and align ...