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How can I remap “`” in vim-latex?

I'm using vim-latex and I would like to use another key (tab, for example) instead of "`", since typing the latter is difficult here (shift + ´ + ´). How can I do this?
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Lyx on Mac inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks

I've just installed Lyx 2.0.7.1 on Mac OS X (Mavericks) and when trying to type in Lyx, some keys behave irregularly. More specifically, typing some punctuation marks on my keyboard (such as period, ...
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AltGr+S in TeXstudio tries to save file

Recently (2 days ago) I downloaded TeXstudio along with all packages I need. Today I also worked out how to make polish characters work (like ą, ę, ł), but whenever I press AltGr and S (which should ...
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keyboard issues

Not sure if this problem is due to remote computer access. I am trying to run MikTex remotely. Never done that before. I was trying to convert an ipython file .ipynb to latex using Pandoc. When I ...
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How to export custom TexStudio shortcut and macro?

Since I usually re-install, either the OS or TexStudio. It's frustrated to configure everything again. I save the profile and restore but those information were not in there.
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Ctrl+I produces Tab character instead of italizing text

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Xfce 4.8. Only in some applications, namely TexStudio (v2.6.6) and TexMaker (v4.1), Ctrl+I inserts one Tab character instead of making text italic. How do I troubleshoot ...
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Shortcut for changing text color

I want to create a shortcut in LyX for changing the color of selected text. I tried to create a shortcut for "set-color green" or "set-color green green", but none of these worked. What is the magic ...
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Transferring Lyx Keyboard Shortcuts

I recently updated my version of Lyx from 1.6.7 to 2.0.6. I would like to transfer my old keyboard shortcuts to this new version, but I am having difficulty because I was inconsistent with the way ...
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How to avoid repetitive strain injuries when using LaTeX daily? [duplicate]

LaTeX makes use of some characters that are not easy to type using a normal keyboard (like \, {, }, [ and ]). When typesetting math, you also have to constantly switch between the previous characters ...
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Keyboard Font for LaTeX

I'm currently writing a user guide containing a lot of keyboard shortcuts. I'm looking for a "keyboard" font where single characters or special keys (like tab or backspace) appear like the "real" key ...
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TexStudio ignores some accent keyboard input

I am using TexStudio as an editor and everything works great so far. But since I entered the "typing" phase of my document production, I realized that it has some problem with some french accents ...
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Texmaker: Specifying keyboard shortcuts

I like to use the shortcuts Ctrl+Shift+= for ^{} and Ctrl + Shift + - for _{}. For some reason, when I enter in the key combos for ^{}, Texmaker reads it as Ctrl++, which works fine. However, for ...
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Insert code snippet via keyboard shortcut in TeXworks

I know there already are questions (1, 2) on creating keyboard shortcuts in TeXworks. The discussion (also in the Google thread referred to), however, seems a little outdated. By now, there is the ...
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Strategies to deal with \ being in an awkward place on the keyboard?

So, I'm typing on a standard EN-US Qwerty keyboard, where the \ key is in the top right below the backspace key. I find that LaTeX requires me to repeatedly type this key for macros and such, and that ...
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Entering unicode math symbols into LaTeX, direct from keyboard, on a Mac

I would like my LaTeX files to contain Unicode characters. For instance, I want to see ∃x.x ⟶ β in my text editor, rather than \exists x\ldotp x\longrightarrow\beta Also, I would like to ...
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How to “jump” brackets in TeXstudio?

In Texmaker when you type the shortcut for \frac, you get something like \frac{*}{*}, but instead of asterisks, you have bullets. When you type something in the first pair of brackets, you can then ...
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Disabling command+scrolling in TeXstudio (OS X)

Is there any way to disable cmd+scroll zooming in TeXStudio for OS X?
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Good keyboard layouts for typing (La)TeX

When typing (La)TeX some keys are used a lot more often then in plain text, especially \, {, }, [, ], $, ^ and _. On most keyboard layouts these keys are rather cumbersome to type. The English QWERTY ...
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lyx shortcut for superscript and subscript

Instead of using the menu for Insert->Formatting->Superscript or Subscript, I would like to use a keyboard shortcut. I tried Tools->Preferences->Shortcuts, there are already shortcuts for ...
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Does TeXShop for Mac have key bindings?

There's a Macro's and Key Binding option in the Preferences Menu, but the only way to utilize these macros is to click through the menus. How do I get the good ol' classic CTRL+B -> \textbf{} ...
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Is there anyway to put Existing Text in Math Mode with Texmaker

There is provision to make existing text bold by simply selecting the text and pressing CTRL+B. There is a keyboard shortcut of CTRL+ALT+M, but instead of putting existing content in Math mode, it ...
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How can I visualize key press combinations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard Font for LaTeX One of my favorite Wiki-Sites (ubuntuusers.de) allows the editors to add key combinations. [[Template(Keys, Strg+T)]] [[Template(Keys, ...
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Best way to use Linux Biolinum Keyboard with fontspec?

I am trying to typeset keyboard shortcuts in my document, e.g. "CTRL + SHIFT + S". The Linux Libertine font family includes a nice keyboard font that I would like to use. What's the best way to use it ...
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Can you force the “move-by-word” keyboard shortcut to count \, $ and braces as part of the word? [closed]

I'm using OS 10.6, and I like to use the option-arrow command to move forwards and backward one word at a time. But one thing is annoying to me: If the cursor is here: \command ^ ...
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how to enclose selection in {} using vim-latex keyboard shortcuts

Is there an easy way of wrapping a selected text in {} with a shortcut in the same way you can turn a text into italics by typing `it while selecting a piece of text. I tried `{ but and that works ...
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How can I optimize the keyboard for frequent LaTeX input?

I have started the practice of live-texing my math/physics notes. Although I am not practicising it in a live-lecture, I am doing it for the online lectures I am viewing to get fast and accustomed to ...
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lyx change environment level with keyboard [closed]

Much in the way that the tab key iterates over section levels: Part -> Chapter -> Section -> Subsection -> Subsubsection -> Paragraph -> Subparagraph I would like to do the same ...
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TexShop - Command Down

The quick-key "Command-down" (⌘+↓) in TexShop works like an "end" (End) key on my Mac, and brings me to the end of the document whenever I accidentally hit it. This is driving me nuts. Is there any ...
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TeXnicCenter keyboard shortcut to move outside math environment? [closed]

Suppose in TeXnicCenter I use keyboard shortcut to get some environment like this (or any other): \begin{equation} \end{equation} After finishing with equation cursor stays inside and one need to ...
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Serbian Cyrillic using LuaTeX and XeTeX

This question is directly inspired by Martin Schroder's answer to this question. Namely, I am wondering how would one use LuaTeX or XeTeX to produce Serbian (little bit different than Russian) ...
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Creating keyboard layout diagrams

I want to create cheat sheets similar to this one for vim: http://www.viemu.com/a_vi_vim_graphical_cheat_sheet_tutorial.html For example, I want to create one for Eclipse key bindings. But instead ...