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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 TextMate'...
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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 ...
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Problems installing vim latex-suite

I'm working on mac. I donwloaded the archive 1.8.23 from the SourceForge page I extracted its contained files in my ~/.vim/ directory I made the necessary changes (described in de vim latex manual) ...
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Create a link to open a script as a text file (don't run it) from a latex document in linux

I would like a command such as this: \href{../src/wkfl/vlyUpstrOvrlp.sh}{vlyUpstrOvrlp} but I want the subsequent link to open the file in gedit or the default text editor in linux. Bonus points ...
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Which (La)TeX IDE(s) have good warning/error analysis

We are successfully using LaTeX at our company to create our product documentation. We have a custom document class that works OK and we currently use TeXnicCenter to edit our documentation. "We" are ...
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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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Texmaker and TeXnicCenter.

What are relative merits of these two Latex editors: TeXnicCenter and Texmaker? What are their shortcomings to prefer one over other? Inspired by this SO question.
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Winedt 6.0 toc tree and window view automation?

I have several questions concerning possible features / configurations I am searching for in Winedt6. I'd like to do the following stuff but I even don't know if this is possible or if there are ...
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What's a good multiplatform text editor/system? [closed]

In the past, I've given up learning LaTeX because: General Installing and using fonts is a pain. Simple things like custom page headers are insufferably hard to implement. Documentation for the ...
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Typing and editing Beamer presentations

The ratio of markup to content in a beamer presentation is fairly high relative to a standard LaTeX document. What strategies do you use for speeding up the task of typing and editing beamer ...
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TeXlipse installation problems

I have installed the most recent version of Eclipse (version 1.3.0.20100617-0521, build id 20100617-1415) and am trying to install the TeXlipse plugin. I've followed the installation guide thoroughly (...
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ConTeXt editors

There is a very active question about LaTeX editors and IDEs. I personally use Vim with LaTeX-suite for any LaTeX editing, and I am very happy with it. Lately I began to use ConTeXt more and more. ...
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Is there any way to get real-time compilation for LaTeX?

I would really love to have a software or tool which provided real time compilation of my LaTeX document (to be able to see the final pdf or dvi document as I type the latex code), especially for when ...
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How to set up inverse search with Okular and Kile

The title pretty much sums it up. I use the package srcltx in my documents. I am running Ubuntu with Kile 2.1 and Okular 0.8.2 as a viewer. I am pretty sure that inverse search should work, but I ...
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IDE / Best known method for writing Hebrew documents with LaTeX

I usually use LyX to prepare lecture notes, course summaries, etc. The reason I use LyX and not LaTex directly is twofold - I usually need to type in real time - summing a lecture. I think for this ...
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LaTeX Editors/IDEs

What editors/IDEs are available for easing the process of writing TeX/LaTeX documents? Please state some useful features like code completion, spell checking, building final DVI or PDF files, etc. ...
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I want to start using LaTeX on Ubuntu. Where do I start?

There are many different kind of options that you can do in order to start using LaTeX on Ubuntu. I would prefer doing that through Eclipse, but if there is a better way of doing it, feel free to ...
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What do I need in order to use TeX on Windows as an eventual replacement for Word?

What do I need in order to use TeX on Windows as an eventual replacement for Word? What software is available for Windows for WYSIWYG editing of TeX files?