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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KILE Sweave Error - “Cannot open log file; did you run LaTeX?”

I am using Sweave to generate a pdf from a .Rnw file. I added a new build configuration in Kile using Kile's build-configuration settings. Settings > Tools > Build OS is Windows 7. How do I ...
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Insert code or text file in latex as is?

Question : How can I insert a txt file ( a source code) as such in latex without any change in indentation, tabs, formatting etc? Scenario : Consider I have a text file as below ( It is a part of a ...
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Configure kile and biblatex

How do people configure kile to work with biblatex? I have two bibliographies \begin{refsection} ... \end{refsection} \begin{refsection} ... \end{refsection} and to get this to compile I need to ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Add NON-English spell-checker and/or dictionary to Kile?

I'm running Kile 2.1.0 on Debian 7.3 Wheezy, KDE desktop, 32-bit processor. I'm trying to add Italian dictionary and spell-checker to Kile's configuration. I've followed the instructions of user np8 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Change editor font size in kile

I am using Kile 2.1.3 on Ubuntu 13.10. How can I change the editor font size? I went to "Configure Kile" > "Fonts & Colors" > "Font" > "Size" and changed it to 12. But that did not have any ...
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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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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 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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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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Kile: how to use shortcut to compile the root file directly?

I have several tex files to create a pdf. The root.tex use \input{} to import other tex files. While I'm editing other tex files, I want to compile my tex by using some shortcut instead of using ...
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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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Issues with Kile live preview while running on windows

I recently downloaded Kile 2.1 via the KDEwin installer. The editor runs flawlessly, except for the live preview. In the log and messages I get an error message saying: [Kile] Unknown 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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How do I make Kile create a new folder for each .tex file I compile?

I am having trouble organizing my LaTeX files; I think encapsulating each file in a folder of the same name might be my best solution. In order to do this efficiently, I need to change the build ...
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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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Getting Not defining \perthousnad and Not defining \micro when compiling beamer with Kile

I have some experience using LaTeX with Miktex on windows, but am only taking baby steps in learning how to do it on Ubuntu. I am using Kile as IDE for making beamer presentations. The pdf file is ...
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After changing Kate's LaTeX syntax highlighting file, syntax highlighting for LaTeX can not be selected anymore in Kile

I wanted to adapt the Kate LaTeX Syntax Highlighting file (in my case: /usr/share/kde4/apps/katepart/syntax/latex.xml), to have a different highlighting in Kile, as in the answer to disable syntax ...
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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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Kile, shortcut for most commonly used WORDS?

I'd like to know how to write a *.cwl file for Kile (the LaTeX editor for KDE Debian 7.3) with a list of shortcut words, that I use often such as bcc= because, e--= electrons, h0= holes and so forth. ...
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Why does the pdf file is successfully generated while the compilation ends with warnings in beamer using Kile? [closed]

I don't know what is going with Kile when I use the document class beamer. The pdf can successfully be generated after the compilation but I get many error messages. Please here a minimal working ...
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Ubuntu Kile Configuration - Changing the TexLive Distribution

I have TexLive 2013 distribution. I installed Kile. It seems, it has automatically installed some other texlive-base. Now what should I do to make it point to texLive 2013. Because even titlesec ...
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Kile structure view

I'm discovering Kile. The structure view is useful, but it would be very nice to have numbered sections in this view, in order to be able to jump quickly to section 54 for instance. Do you know if it ...
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how to stop Kile (the editor) from automatically adding quote mark?

I'm on Debian 7.3 KDE desktop with Kile v. 2.1.0, the editor for LaTeX. I installed it from the repos without the LaTeX-related recommended packages, after 'manually' installing TeXLive from a CTAN ...
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Kile can't locate texmf-dist packages

I was using the default Ubuntu texlive package (plus extras) but it has really outdated versions, and I had to manually download newer versions, texhash, search dependencies, etc. I'm now using ...
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How to get forward-search working in Kile with nested source files

I have a huge set of .tex files which compile into a single document. I have recently switched to Kile on Unbuntu (love it so far). However I see that forward search from source files other than the ...
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Which is the role of invoking the default package in beamer?

In Kile, when one creates a new beamer presentation using the standard templates the file includes a call to the "default" package in the preamble: \usepackage{default} I am puzzled that commenting ...
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How Does TeX Live Interact with the Editor?

The question is somewhat technical and not the usual troubleshooting type I see here. I just want to have a basic understanding of how do TeX Live, the core operative system and the latex editor work ...
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Error in LaTeX file

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath}\usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{rotating} ...
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Kile and LuaLaTeX

After failing to compile some lualatex-code in texniccenter (see here: LuaLaTeX, TeXnicCenter, AdobeXI and Sumatra), I would like to compile a minimale example in kile. Where I can find the ...
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Using Kile and PdfLaTeX with eps files

I'm aware there's a lot of questions regarding using eps files as graphics in pdfLaTeX, and have tried many 'fixes'/'get arounds' based on answers I've read on this forum (amongst others), but still ...
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How to make index with alphabetic order?

Consider the following example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx,multicol} \makeindex \begin{document} All\index{All},Apple\index{Apple}, Ball\index{Ball}, , Small\index{Small}, ...
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‘Article.cls’ not found after installing homebrew

I’m using Kile as my primary editor on Max OS X and everything was working fine until yesterday. I installed homebrew and used it to install some other software. I’m thinking some of my directories ...
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How to auto indent latex code with Kile?

Is there a way for Kile to automatically correct the indentation of the latex code of an entire document? If yes, what is combination of keys (shortcut) or the menus that I should use? I made a ...
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How can I install Kile 2.1.0 spellcheck libraries other than English?

I need a french dictionary. At least, it would be nice to have any information on the location where kile stores its spell-checking dictionaries.