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Texmaker: Is it possible to save all files on compile?

When I press F1 in Texmaker, is it possible to automatically save all files which belong to the "master" file? If it is relevant: I am using Texmaker 4.1.
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Use package listing error: Listing.sty not found

I want to use the listings package, but every time I compile my document in Texmaker I get the following error: !LaTeX Error: File `listings.sty' not found. Before this happens Texmaker displays me ...
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Weird behaviour in Texmaker (Changing the papersize) [closed]

I'm trying to change the page size in a tex document (I want a letterpaper size). I'm using Texmaker and the sequence Latex -> Dvips -> ps2pdf and my code is \documentclass[letterpaper]{report} ...
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Texmaker and MacTex are unable to compile Index, Nomenclature and Biber

On Mac (Maverick) with MacTex (up-to-date), I can compile the following (A) MWE using the Engine (B) for Texshop, however not using the (C) custom command for Texmaker. I searched for two days and ...
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Texmaker open session on start?

I have installed Texmaker 4.1 and use the save session functionality as I like to recover my definition of a master document and open all the files at once. Is there any way to configure that ...
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What is the command prompt ? How can I use it in Texmaker for package installation using “kpsewhich” tool

Someone is answering me to use a command (kpsewhich --help) in the command prompt. I have a stupid question: what is the "command prompt" and how can I use it in Texmaker?
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Migrate from Texniccenter to Texmaker

I want to "migrate" my Texniccenter Output Profile (Win7/64) to Texmaker (Mac). I installed TexMaker and the MacTex-2013 Distribution. Now, as there is no related question yet, (a) how do I duplicate ...
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Configuration of Texmaker to work with MiKTeX Portable

I have MiKTeX Portable on my USB, and I've installed Texmaker on my machine with Windows XP. I cannot find a way to configure Texmaker so that it compiles with MiKTeX portable. It just prompts me ...
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Figbib not working?

I'm new to TeX and didn't find my answer anywhere else. I use TeXmaker and I want to use figbib for managing my figures. Unfortunately, I don't even get the sample file working. I followed the steps ...
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External command visibility in Texmaker

How commands defined in my shell RC file (e.g. .bashrc) can be made visible to Texmaker? Consider the following code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} \addplot shell {python -c 'print 0,0'}; ...
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Undefined control sequence<to be read again> with biblatex and Zotero

I am using Texmaker 4.0.4 and exported my biblatex.bib from Zotero. My file test.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \bibliography{Biblatex.bib} \begin{document} ...
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Files no longer compile (“I cannot write pdf”) in TeXMaker [closed]

I was working on my report for a few days in TeXMaker. I compiled it, went for lunch, came back and now it doesn't work. Compiling takes forever, and it doesn't complete - either ends in error ("I ...
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Using \show in nonstopmode causes TeXmaker to raise false alarms. Any fix?

I'm currently reading the TeXbook, and I use \show a lot to see how Knuth defined plain-TeX macros in terms of TeX primitives. For instance, to have access to the definition of \centerline, I would ...
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BibTeX in Texmaker [duplicate]

I am trying to create my own BibTeX file and use it in my TeX file. I am using Texmaker as the editor. This is the content of my BibTeX file as of for now: @ARTICLE{introtobiorec, author = {Anil K. ...
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Quick build options in Texmaker

I'm working with Texmaker 4.1 and Miktex 2.9. My document consists of 4 files, 3 section tex-files and 1 main tex-file. When working in the sections it always upsets me that I have to change the view ...
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Cannot build .tex file

I am running MikTex 2.9 and I'm facing a problem. When i try to edit a tex file it keeps building for ever. I've noticed that in Task Manager there is a process that's running, miktex-maketfm.exe. ...
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After upgrading ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, latex compiling errors

After upgrading the ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, when I try the following command in terminal $ latex *.tex or $ pdflatex *.tex . I give the following error with MWE: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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BibTex not working [duplicate]

I am trying to use BibTeX for references. Here is my code. \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{0} ...
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Problem viewing document in TEXmaker “Fontspec requires XeTeX or LuaTeX” [duplicate]

I'm trying to use a template from online and when I upload the zip into Texmaker it gives the following error "! Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" ! ! The fontspec package requires either ...
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Making custom templates for texmaker

I typically use TeXShop as my editor, and like being able to quickly access custom templates when I create a new document. I'm going to be teaching a student of mine how to use LaTeX, but he can't ...
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Error after exiting pdf in Texmaker and SumatraPdf

After compiling the document below: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{background} \usepackage{lipsum} \newcommand{\edpeercopyright}[2]{% {\small\color{black}Copyright \copyright\ ...
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Biblatex citation and bibliography misbehaving in Texmaker - help! [closed]

This is my first post on here and I'm a fairly novice user of LaTeX so forgive my lack of knowledge. I'm trying to use a Cambridge Uni thesis LaTeX template and adapting it to use Biblatex, but after ...
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dvi file is not created in texmaker

I use texmaker but when I compile the source file normally I get the pdf as result and I did not know that I should received also DVI file but now i need the dvi file for a conference but i cannot get ...
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Clear Install for Latex Cannot fully uninstall TexMaker

I am having difficulties installing the new version of Texmaker after I have uninstalled the previous one. When I use the command prompt the output I get is as follows: ongun@Vesnog:~/Desktop$ sudo ...
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Texmaker on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have installed Texmaker in my Ubuntu 12.04 system and I can compile and get the output of some basic files. However, I need special libraries to perform more complicated tasks and I could not manage ...
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Can I set Texmaker to auto-expand sections when I use search?

In Texmaker, I can collapse sections of the document to make it easier to navigate. However, when I search for a term, and it appears in one of these sections, the window does not jump to it and it ...
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make texmaker show compile error output (Message/Log) with custom lualatex user-build-command

i want to compile documents with a lualatex user build command within texmaker on mac os x. here is my command: /usr/texbin/lualatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex|open %.pdf It ...
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Connecting multiple arguments

I recently discovered Latex and is using TexMaker to edit my documents, in one of my university courses we will be performing a number of tests on a hydraulic rig. Since the tests will be conducted by ...
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How does one update/create bibliography for a doc in Texmaker?

I'm looking for the procedure to place entries into a bibliography for a document in Texmaker. I have an existing .bib file with references in it as well as a document that correctly references the ...
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Sweave on Windows 7 - using Texmaker

So I've tried to configue Sweave on Texmaker following these instructions: http://arts.uwaterloo.ca/~tmparker/722/hw/Setup_Sweave_in_Texmaker.pdf When I go to run this example: ...
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Broken configuration distributed — How do I fix

Forgive me if this sounds dumb, this is my first use of TeX, and I'm working from my distro's broken package(s). I am receiving output saying different things, depending on small run changes from cli ...
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Texmaker Package Management for Linux [duplicate]

I'm using Texmaker on Linux Mint 15. I previously used Texmaker on Windows, with the MiKTeX package manager to automatically download required packages for me. Is there a similar tool I can use on ...
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Does TeXmaker have the ability to make custom user commands?

I'm wondering if Texmaker (by far my favorite text editor for LaTeX) has the ability to make custom user commands. For example, I want a quicker way to bold my math fonts rather than having to type ...
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synctex.gz file is (busy) [closed]

I'm trying to compile my LaTeX file (an article), but I keep getting a Windows API error: my synctex file is busy - the filename has been changed and appended with (busy). I'm using TexMaker to ...
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extra line in table of figures [duplicate]

After the last figure of each chapter adds an extra line for me is bad. How I can fix? Attached my configuration. Thank you. \documentclass[letterpaper,11pt,twoside,openright]{book} ...
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Repeatedly being stymied by missing packages using Texmaker

Ok, so I started using Texmaker to make PDF files, and I am being repeatedly stymied by missing packages. (Windows 7 OS here). Apparently, there is supposed to be a way for them to be downloaded ...
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TexMaker/TexStudio manual invocation of auto-completition

I have started using TexStudio and TexMaker (as I think they are quite similar) but I have failed to find in the scarce documentation there is available (and a brief online searching) a shortcut that ...
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XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX + fontspec “font-not-found” in CV template [closed]

I am trying to compile a CV template using XeLateX. I have always used Pdflatex, so I created a XeLaTeX command as described here: Use XeLaTeX in Texmaker instead of pdfLaTeX. I then downloaded the ...
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Bookmarks in texmaker

How to add bookmark in texmaker? A bookmark in the sense that mark a certain line in a certain latex file, and come back to that line later even you are opening another latex file. The obvious ...
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Texmaker 1 2 3 buttons

What is the usage of 1 2 3 here in the source viewer of texmaker?
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Assign a document as main document

In Texmaker is it possible to assign a tex document as main document such that its structure is always opened in the structure windows? currently when I click on a tex document in the windows, it ...
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Tabbed windows in Texmaker? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have tabbed windows in Texmaker, currently it is a dropdownlist, and can open one windows at one time.
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Empty LaTeX bibliography [closed]

I'm writing a thesis, and obviously I need to insert the bibliography at the end of it, but Textmaker tells me Empty bibliography even though in the bib.bib there are 3 records. I'll copy down ...
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TeXMaker on Windows: “Could not start the command” [duplicate]

I can not start pdfLaTeX from TeXMaker in Windows 7. I try Quick Building with Pdflatex+Viewer but I'm getting the error: "Could not start the command". I have installed TexLive 2013. I added the ...
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Multiple Authors in scrartcl

I have the following code in the document portion and I can't seem to get \and to work with it - I'm assuming that it's due to something specific to using this class? \begin{document} % ...
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How to find command TexMaker used

As I'm still VERY new to Tex I have been using TexMaker (niavely) to generate my pdf's. I have a doc I have been working on for some time that someone else wants to manually generate with my tex ...
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Cannot edit .tex file unless delete produced files [closed]

I have just upgraded to MiKTeX 2.9from v2.8, where I was using TeXnic Center as my main tex editor. Now I am trying to build a simple document to check if basic packages are loaded as well as test ...
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Texmaker- Hotkey for Toggling PDF Viewer

I'm wondering if there is a hotkey to toggle the pdf viewer on/off or if there is a way to configure such a hotkey in Texmaker?
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A question about Texmaker settings

When having a number of files opened in Texmaker, at the top of editor pane, there is a drop down panel with the names of open documents in it. I prefer to have tabs of open documents at the top of ...
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Texmaker's internal PDF-viewer keeps file handler to .pdf open and hinders subsequent compilings

after updating to Texmaker 4.0.4 today, I am no longer able to compile my PDFs more than once per Texmaker session. I need to quit Texmaker and run it again to compile again. The error I get is the ...