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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Automatic update for pdf with Kile

How can I achieve that Kile updates the pdf automatically in certain intervals? Version: Kile 2.1.3 on Ubuntu 13.10
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Numeric Citation for Compiled Thesis using Kile

I am in the process of writing and compiling my Ph.D. Thesis. I have to arrange my references using bibtex and the format to be followed is the one followed by Physical Review Special Topics: Physics ...
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Wordwrap in Kile?

I can't seem to wrap my words to the size of the window in the IDE Kile. This results in my line of LaTeX being very long and ridiculous and the kile window scrolling to the right. Any suggestions?
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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 Ctrl+...
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Command assists for Texworks

Are the following features of Kile available in texworks or any other tex-editors for windows ? Any word or command used before, appearing as options automatically after typing the first three ...
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building and viewing PDFs on Kile opens multiple instances of the same file

I've been a relatively long-time user of TeXnicCenter, and whenever I recompiled a tex file to PDF and viewed the output in that program, I would get an updated version of the PDF that was already ...
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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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Okular doesn't recognize text [duplicate]

I am writing articles using Kile on Windows 7. I have a problem with search in the output file. For some reason, Okular doesn't recognize the text. Trying to copy something with the option text ...
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How to open recomplyed PDF file at the same place

I am writing articles using kile. The process goes on like this: I make some changes, then I comply using quickbuild and look at the result, then I make changes again, and so on. Now, when I use ...
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Forward/inverse search between Kile and Okular in Windows

I am using Kile (Version 2.9.60) and Okular (Version 0.16.2) on Windows 8. I've told Okular I use Kile as editor by Settings->Configure Okular->Editor-> Editor: Kile Command: kile --line %l and I've ...
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Kile script for regexp replace

It would be very handy to set a shortcut to script in Kile that replaces given instances of text, like for setting non-breaking spaces (~) around given words within selected text: (^|~|\s)(I|of|...
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Kile spell check problem

Kile spellcheck puts a red underline for long words even if they are correct! For example, Mathematical, Introductory, Computational, etc. How can I solve this problem? EDIT: I have kile 3 beta 1. ...
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Code folding in Kile

Kile allows me to fold the ocde in between begin-end blocks. However, I am interested in manually grouping parts of the text. Is there a way to do that? To give an example from another IDE, Netbeans ...
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Kile: How can I insert repeated code snippet and make keyboard shortcut in kile for LaTeX?

To insert figures in LaTeX document I use this code repeatedly: %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% figure environment start %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \begin{figure}[hb!] \centering \includegraphics [scale=...
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How do I tell Kile to keep hidden comments hidden after reopening the file?

I have written a long comment in Kile, and I have hidden it from the source by clicking on the arrowhead on the left side of the text. Whenever I reopen Kile, however, the comment appears again, and ...
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Kile reloading twice when building

When compiling tex to pdf in kile on a document I'm working on, Kile has begun to reload the document twice. That is, it seems pdf has been loaded, but then you have to wait a few more seconds for it ...
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How do I automatically generate BibTeX citation template in Kile?

When I want to cite something in BibTeX, I Google (for example) bibtex article and scour for pages with example templates filled out: @article{article, author = {Peter Adams}, title = {The ...
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Unable to use python.sty package

When compiling a .tex file that uses python.sty package and contains: \begin{python} ... \end{python} I keep getting an error: ./main.tex:33:I can't find file 'bin/main.py.out' \end{python} ...
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Make \citep and \citet look like commands in Kile

I am using Kile coupled with natbib on Ubuntu. When I simply use \cite{author} I easily spot the citation in the text on Kile thanks to appropriate colours (red and blue). But when I use natbib, ...
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Auto-complete from master document in Kile

I am working in Kile with a latex project composed of several files. I use ``Define current document as Master document'' to enable compiling the main file, even when I am browsing a different file. ...
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Editor with beamer environments/macros

I am looking for a linux latex (not WYSWIG) editor, that includes beamer enhancements. Simple toolbars/shortcuts for inserting new frames, surrounding content in columns/overlays environments, etc. I ...
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Why doesn't BibTeX work?

For some reason, I am not able to do any citations or even my bibliography. I get a "[BibTeX] finished with exit code 2" message when I compile in Kile. Yet, all seems to be ok in my bibliography. ...
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How to use kile with feynmf or feynmp?

Does somebody know how to teach kile to automatically do the additional steps for compiling Latex documents that contain Feynman diagrams produced with feynmf or feynmp? For what I know I have to ...
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How to view messages/log files in kile?

I am using text editor 'kile 2.1 beta 4' on the system 'ubuntu 10.04' . But in kile I can,t view the 'messages/log files' : Here is an screenshot of my 'kile' is given below : How can I view '...
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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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Kile suddenly not build [closed]

Suddenly Kile stoped working. I get the following log message: [PDFLaTex]: FileName.tex => FileName.pdf but there is not .pdf, .log, .aux files. I don't understand what happend! Somebody knows ...
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Hyperref package makes not appear year in citations using apacite style

I am creating a kind draft of references pdf, when I use apacite package anly, it works, when I add hyperref package years in citations do not appear.
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Installing TeX Live and Texmaker or Kile under openSUSE Leap 42.1

I'm under openSUSE Leap 42.1 I installed TeX Live : sudo zypper in texlive Then I try to install texlive-latex but it seems that texlive package is a full package because that say me texlive-...
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Return to Editor not working on Kile

Supposedly Ctrl + E is supposed to return from Okular to Kile, but when I press it nothing happens, even though I see that Ctrl + E is indeed listed as the shortcut for this command. I am working ...
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Is it possible to make xelatex to compile just once?

I want and need to run all the incantation steps like bibtex and extra compilations only at the end of the day. It can be useful to say that I am using TexLive for Kile/Debian, just in case there is ...
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Possibility of Moving Hyperlinked Files Without Breaking the Link

I have created a tex file using Kile and have used xelatex package to convert that file to pdf. Now there are nearly 50 audio files (in mp3 and wav format) hyperlinked with the document in several ...
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why latex templates downloaded from latextemplates.com not working in my tex editor?

I downloaded templates from latextemplates.com and opened them in texeditor and kile and while compiling it gives so many errors but I am able to compile them online on share latex website.Can anyone ...
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Restructure classic thesis project with subfolders using Kile

I would like to change the folder structure of the ClassicThesis project. My current folder setup looks like this. |-- bib // Some *.bib files. |-- bst // Some *.bst files. |-- cfg // Configuration ...
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Kile - syntax highlighting of new command

I made the following changes to my /usr/share/kde4/apps/katepart/syntax/latex.xml file for Kile: in the <highlighting><contexts> section, I added the line <StringDetect String="\lm{"...
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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 doesn'...
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Multiple Kile instances with multiple Okular instances

I usually worked with a unique instance of the latex editor Kile, together with the ForwardPDF build to see the output with forward search in a unique instance of Okular (this uses okular --unique). ...
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Tex compiling problem

I am using Kile Editor and when I run any .tex file, I thought that the .dvi file would be auto-generated. Do I have to install anything more in my Linux pc to run the editor successfully? Here is ...
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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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Synchronize cursor position in kile

I recently started using Kile on Windows. I haven't faced any problems in the installation and even the live preview feature is working without any problems. The problem I am facing is the live ...
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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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kile hangs and no error messages are shown

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. When I use kile (with TeX Live), everything works as long as there is no error. However, if there is an error, kile does not show the errors and it just hangs. Any ...
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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 \input{table}...
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How to configure Kile to run arara

I'm working under Ubuntu and I have TeX Live 2015 installed. I need to know if it is possible to use arara with Kile, how to add a menu entry for it and finally how to run arara on projects.
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Kile on a new windows computer — Quickbuild -> “Failed to start”

I've just installed Kile on my new windows computer, perfectly according to the instructions and exactly like I did on my previous computer. Now I get the following error as soon as I open a file: "[...
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Hide kile's error dilogue box?

Is it possible to hide popup-boxes from kile? Specially like the one below. Details: On quickly copy-pasting and pressing [ctrl]+[s] in kile, a popup message appears saying "document could not be ...
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texlive-fonts-extra + \ssfamily + microtype + [T1]{fontenc} = pdflatex crash?

PdfLaTex now terminates with a fatal error (no pdf generated) while processing my book, a novel without math. It was working before with all my PSNFSS fonts, and those are the postscript fonts ...
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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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no compilation possible after upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

since upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04 the compilation of .tex-files in Kile does not work anymore. Everytime when I try to do 'PDFLatex' I get the following error: [PDFLaTeX] finished with ...
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How to select and copy log and messages in Kile in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

I am a beginner with Kile and I wonder how should I do to select the log message through the mouse cursor from the box "Log and Messages" Only appears a hand on the mouse pointer. Why can not ...
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How to disable ctrl-d in kile

I have found increasingly that I am accidentally typing ctrl-d instead of ctrl-f only to silently comment out an entire paragraph I am working on. Is there a way to disable ctrl-d ? Ideally I would ...