Kile is a (La)TeX editor to edit (La)TeX source code. It runs on Unix-like systems including Mac OS X and Linux with the Qt libraries installed.

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How to write KILE MACRO that italicizes the string within the bracket

How to write KILE MACRO that italicizes the string within the bracket? How to write macro to do these? 1) type ( and ) 2) then go backward one space, to reach between the brackets 3) type SHIFT ALT ...
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Explain the Kile LaTeX editor feature that deletes my root file text

My LaTeX Editor (Kile) is deleting most of my root file "master.tex" with a single mouse click in the wrong area. This is when I aim my mouse poorly to get the cursor at the beginning of a line. It ...
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pdfLaTeX disapeared from kile

Yesterday, I was happily compiling with pdfLaTeX in kile on my kubuntu 14.4, but today, pdfLaTeX is gone from kile. What happened, how do I get it back? pdflatex still seems to be installed: $ ...
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Kile default dictionary

default-dictionary [STRING] (new in Kate 3.4/KDE 4.4)Sets the default dictionary used for spell checking. I want to set this to British English. What should I use. en gives me US.
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Kile: multiple .tex documents won't compile

In Kile, I have two unrelated .tex documents open. For some reason, when I am on the second one and I try to compile it with PDFLaTex, it compiles the first one. ViewPDF also will open the first ...
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Kile - change color scheme for panels

I'm trying to configure kile on my ubuntu 14.04. I have changed the edito color scheme to a dark one and it looks nice but the side panel, konsol, and other windows are still bright white which ...
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PSTricks algebraic coordinates going from MikTeX to TeXLive

I am using PSTricks and some tikz functions for preparing some sketches. This snipped worked perfectly fine MikTeX on Windows 7 \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amstext} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Kile's structure view over multiple project files

Long story short: I'ld like to extend Kile's structure view to display chapters, sections, etc. from multiple .tex files. I already added those files to the project. Unfortunately Kile only displays ...
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Kile “file not found” when trying to enable auto-completion (but files are there and Kile can even use them!)

Something has gotten screwed up with my configuration or installation of Kile. Completion used to work just fine, but no longer does. The completion files exist: $ ls ...
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Kile takes a long time to run PDFLaTeX for my thesis

It takes ~15-30 seconds to run PDFLaTeX for my PhD thesis. This is killing my productivity. Each included chapter is called, e.g., \include{theory}, and the relevant .tex file starts with the ...
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Different .dvi file depending on how do I compile .tex file

I'm using TeX Live 2014 with kile as the editor. Usually I compile .tex files using kile's compilation button. There is no errors and no warnings, the output is complete. When I compile the same file ...
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Moving a file to a new editor window in Kile

Right now, multiple files are opened as multiple tabs in Kile. But when I have to copy and paste stuff from one file to another, I prefer having the files opened in two different windows. Is there a ...
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How to have Kile interpret TeX code when file extension is not .tex?

To produce my figures, I often use Inkscape with its export in Pdf+LaTeX feature. It allows to create a PDF associated with a TeX file which contains the text. Such TeX files have the specific ...
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Kile script that processes TeX output

If one creates a .tex document in Kile, and compiles it, one can use the Log and Messages mode to generate a list of errors, this list filters out the "noise" that ships with the pdflatex (and other) ...
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How to compile latex even when pdf is open in windows using MiKTeX?

In Linux, you can edit the source .tex file and on compilation the changes reflect in the pdf file even if pdf file is open in some pdf viewer. I tried this on kile. But the same doesn't happen in ...
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Where can I find documentation explaining Kile's snippets?

Background: KDE is going through a difficult transition on Arch Linux. I have swtiched from KDE 4 to Kf5 Plasma in order to get Kile working properly again. However, among other problems, I have lost ...
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Spell-checking and Kile

I have been using texmaker for a long time and I decided to give Kile a try. When I miss-spell a word in Texmaker the spell-checker marks it red and right-clicking on the word shows me possible ...
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PDFLaTeX - Autorename output file

Every time that I compile with PDFLaTeX I have to close the last version of the PDF to avoid errors and I found it quite annoying: is it possible that the output PDF filename is renamed automatically, ...
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Is there a way to configure kile to run make

I have a custom makefile I want to use from Kile. However, Kile seems to insist on having a "source extension", which seems to be added as a command line argument. [make] The file ...report/*.* does ...
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frenchb/babel has no effect [closed]

As the title indicates, loading the frenchb/babel with \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} does not properly format my document for french typography and special characters ('é' is replaced with 'é', etc...) ...
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Tex compiling problem

I am using Kile Editor and when I run any .tex file, it requires a .dvi file. But What I knew that, the .dvi file would be auto generated. Do I have to install anything more in my Linux pc to run the ...
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Kile does not find .sty, although command-line pdflatex does

OS: Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed TexLive from install-tl-20141123 according to http://tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html Then I have installed Kile with Ubuntu Software Center I've LaTeX file that ...
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noframenumbering does not seem to work

I have an issue in Kile 2.0.85 (It's my institute's computer, so I can't update it myself). I have a beamer project for a presentation. I write: \begin{frame}[noframenumbering]{2 Inputs} and it ...
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Quick Build stopped working

I was playing around with some figure positioning using wrapfig, when all of a sudden the Quick build button in TexMaker stopped working. My computer started working very intensely according to the ...
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How to remove restricted \write18 in kile

I am new in latex world. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and kile2.1.3. I am trying to edit a tex file in the folder given by somebody. It is the tesis format of one of the University. After I edit the ...
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Kile doesn't provide preview but only a quick build

i installed kile since I understood it produces in the bottom of the screen preview of the TeX document I'm writing. when I installed it on my ubuntu 14.10, I got only option for a quick build (in ...
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Kile project setup bug

I tried to make a project setup in Kile, making the XeLaTeX command output directory ../output as an experiment. It 1) didn't work and 2) can't be changed back. Now whenever I try to run the command, ...
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Compiler arguments from tex file

I have several times, in different lines of investigation, seen insinuations that adding something along the lines of %& -output-directory=../output \documentclass{...} in the very beginning ...
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What i have to do for my frame should cover the figure number and figure caption too?

What i have to do for my frame should cover the figure number and figure caption too? The codes i am using for this is here. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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Latex can not read my files in french

I use Linux mint 17 an unofficial Ubuntu distribution. I have download and install texlive 2014 from CTAN, then I have install the IDE Kile (editor KDE). My problem is: when I compile my work which ...
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Kile on Windows 7, a problem with overwriting the existing PDF file

The problem I'm having with Kile on Windows 7 (x64) is the following: each time I need to close the compiled PDF file manually to run the "QuickBuild" command, since Kile can not overwrite the ...
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Kile error compiling .bib not appearing in .blg

I keep having trouble while compiling the bibliography with Kile. I get the following error message: File ended while scanning the use of \thebibliography \bibliography{HKR} \begin{thebibliography} ...
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Including bibliography in LaTex gives error

I'm writing an IEEE paper and I wanted to use the IEEEtran bibliography style for my research paper. I used the following code to add the bibliography \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} ...
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Package biblatex Warning: No “backend” specified, using Biber backend

I am trying to compile a simple tex file but I get this warning and no bibliography printed out: Package biblatex Warning: No "backend" specified, using Biber backend. I am using Kile on Ubuntu ...
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Change Okular's forward search position

I use Kile's live preview feature as suggested in this question. In the new Kile (the about box says I'm using 2.9.60), also forward search is working. My problem is that the location where Okular ...
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Kile fails to start ConTexT

Windows 7 64bit, Kile 2.9.60 with default settings and ConText mkiv. Trying to compile a test document: \starttext \startsection[title={Testing ConTeXt}] This is my first ConTeXt document. ...
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How to make Kile's spell checker ignore comments and \todo?

I use Kile as my Latex editor. I really like Kile, but one of the things that I do find unbearable is the fact that does not seem to be a line or a command to force the spell checker to ignore a ...
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Kile - autocompletion for bibtex entries

I would like to Kile autocomplete my citations, so when I type \citep{ a list with my bibliography entries pops up. I tried also by typing the first 3 letters of the entry key, and/or pressing ...
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How to add spellcheck dictionaries to Kile without being the root?

I am needing to add the spanish dictionary to spellcheck in Kile, but I am not the root, then the installation using synaptic is not an option. I am using ubuntu 12.04 and the Aspell program that is ...
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KILE replace phrase in all project files

I know it is not directly a LaTeX question, but it is regarding the TeX-editor KILE: There is a "Find in Project" option but I don't find any "Replace in Project" option. Is there any? What is the ...
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Error kile 3 beta on ubuntu 12.10

I've installed the new kile 3 beta (on ubuntu) but now it shows this problem: [Kile] Unknown tool preview-PDFLaTeX.. How can i fix it or downgrade kile from 3 beta to 2.1?
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Configuring Kile - Updating the TeX Distribution

I installed kile using the command in linux sudo apt-get install kile. It installed kile and the TeXLive distribution as well. The version which got installed , I found through the command latex -v. ...
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No Text selection tool in Kile with Okular as reader

I'm using Kile as my LaTeX IDE with Okular as pdf viewer. Everything works fine except the fact that I cannot find the text selection tool to copy text from the previewed pdf. I know that this tool ...
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Kile syntax highlighting: A single dollar sign in the preamble

I'm using Kile to edit my LaTeX documents. I define my own custom environment to hightlight LaTeX code named lstLaTeX with the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} ...
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Why is apa6 ('jou' mode) cutting off the end of my paper?

The Issue I am using the apa6 style package with Kile on ubuntu 13.10. For some reason, when I use the jou document mode, my writing is cut off. This is annoying because I find the jou option to be ...
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Error: \Undefined control sequence \setmainfont in Ubuntu 12.04

I am getting error on compiling following Latex code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Code2000} \begin{document} abc \end{document} Error: \Undefined control sequence ...
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How to have columns of different sizes using tabularx and make table respect page height?

I am using Kile and I am trying to learn how to use tabularx to have tables that fit within the width of my pages. However, I have two big problems: I have to use X for column size and therefore ...
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Force Kile to create tables that are inside the page width

I am using the Tabular Wizard on Kile to create a \tabularx environment for one of my tables, and I want it to fit inside a page. Currently this is my setup: {% ...
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Kile creates special character in empty cells for tables

I am using Kile as a Latex editor, and I particularly like the Tabular Wizard. However, when a cell has an empty value, Kile adds a special character, a pink ×. When I try to compile the document ...
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csvsimple erros building csv table

I want to use the csv package to insert tables into my document. I am importing csv by using the \usepackage{csvsimple} command. Then, in the code, I use \csvautotabular{Tables/test} to create the ...