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Texmaker gives an error: could not start the command

The Texmaker version is 4.0.2. I have installed the TeXworks a couple of months ago and it works fine. Now I want to try TeXmaker, and it gives error: could not start the command I just checked ...
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Tags in autocompletion

Is there a way to upload the tags of packages in use, in order to have them in autocompleting? I'm using Texmaker but I'm up to every solutions you would suggest.
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Code that compiled in ubuntu but not working in win 7

I was typing my thesis in ubuntu in gedit and compiling in the terminal and it worked fine but now due to some reasons I installed windows 7 in my PC but the same code is not working in texmaker. When ...
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Texmaker error “File not found” when using a “build” subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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changing u. a. of German to et. al

I am using Texmaker under linux. My citations are like [author,year] which is as I want and I am using \bibliographystyle{dinat} and \usepackage[square]{natbib}. But I want to change [author u. a., ...
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How to add a custom Unicode character to texmaker

I downloaded latest version of TexMaker editor. As My main language is persian, I need Non Breaking Space character unicode (U+00A0). But TexMaker not type it with usual keys (ctrl+shift+2 and shift + ...
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Start up error for TexMaker

When I am trying to quick build the program I get the following error : Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex When I try to view the tex file as a pdf I ...
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Underfull\hbox (badness10000) in paragraph at lines 31--43

a.) Probetas de acr\'ilico transparente, con escala de alturas graduada y con tap\'on de hule.\\ b.) Tubo irrigador de acero inoxidable, provisto de un tramo de manguera de hule y con un sif\'on.\\ c....
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Spelling check for Texmaker

I have trouble spell checking my document in Texmaker. When I press spellcheck, I get the error No dictionary Available. I really read every thing to fix this problem but it is not clear for me ...
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Q: How to rotate the figure without rotating the page

I'm trying to insert a figure in landscape format by using the rotate package. The resulting pdf show that the figure and the page were rotated to landscape. I found a solution on tex.stackexchange ...
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Autocomplete glossary in TexMaker

I use glossaries in my project and would like to be able to autocomplete whenever i write \gls{@} and \glspl{@}, where the autocomplete makes suggestions based on the entries in my glossary.tex file. ...
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PDF Viewer Fonts Sketchy on Second Display (Mac)

I'm using the standard Texmaker app on a retina display mac with it plugged into a second standard HD monitor but the text is coming out all sketchy on the second monitor. I've tried playing with ...
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PDF preview on other monitor

Is there any way that allows me to have my PDF preview on a different monitor? I know that you can have Adobe open your PDF automatically instead of the built in previewer, but when I use this I ...
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Can't compile in Texmaker “Sorry, but pdfLaTeX did not succeed”

When working on a university project we use Texmaker as our editor. We share our documents and compile our master in a dropbox folder. Now when I try to quickbuild the master document I get this ...
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How to use forward search (synctex) in combination with build subfolder directory in TeXMaker?

In TeXMaker, forward search works fine, but not when using the build subdirectory. How can I make these two options work together?
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Texmaker 4.4.1 xelatex invokes pdflatex

I encountered an error while trying to compile a xelatex document from texmaker. This is information about my system Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Texmaker 4.4.1 (installed form synaptic) texlive-2015 full ...
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Texmaker not compiling references

I am using Texmaker and Miktex, and having issues to compile the references. In my latex file: \usepackage[% backend=biber,% style=numeric,% sorting=none,% ]{biblatex} I am using quick build: ...
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“Predefine” a LaTeX file as master-file using Texmaker

Is there a way to put a command in either the master file or the subfiles in order to sort of predefine the master file? The reason I would like to do this is to avoid having to click on options and ...
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I found no \citation \bibdata \bibstyle commands in error in TexMaker or Biblatex

Well, this actually is an answer... I had this problem recently on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) and it got me a little bit irritated, so I'm posting this answer; I saw similar questions but not with these ...
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How to change texmaker's theme?

I downloaded texmaker and I would like to change the theme, because it hurt my eyes. From a previous question I found this theme: [formats] version=1.0 data\normal\priority=-1 data\normal\bold=false ...
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TeXmaker and Polish letters

I have a problem with encoding Polish letters in TeXmaker. What I mean by this is that: when I write Polish letters in TeXmaker they are visible as Polish letters: ą, ę, ć and so on yet after ...
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Sublime colors (monokai) in texmaker?

I am currently compiling and writing latex code in TexMaker, however I have recently fallen in love with Sublime's coloring scheme (If the image is too small right click ans select view image) ...
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Springer LaTeX template for Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal

I need to submit my paper, I have to catch the deadline, my problem is am a new in LaTeX and I have to submit my paper at Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal I have already installed the ...
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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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Unable to compile TeXmaker 4.0.2 with MiKTeX 2.9

I just downloaded first MiKTex 2.9 and then TeXmaker 4.0.2. However, I am having a hard time getting it to compile. I always get the info box saying Can't detect the file name followed by the info box ...
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A way to open pdf files with Reader in Texmaker on Windows 10

How can I open the generated pdf files with the Windows Reader-App? I am using Texmaker 4.5 and Windows 10. What is the syntax for the "External Viewer" field so any new pdf gets opened with Reader?
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problem with compiling in latex

I have a problem with compiling latex files: in particular i have always this error: Impossible to execute the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex I have ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Using Texmaker and Tex Live

I am new to LaTex but I study chemistry and I am looking for alternatives to word, openoffice writer, libreoffice writer... MiKTex would not install on my computer and I instead installed Tex Live on ...
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Pdflatex error in Texmaker

Im using Texmaker then when I run (quick build) I got this error message. pdflatex: error while loading shared libraries: libpoppler.so.55: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory ...
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why my TexMaker cannot compile?

I am using latex (TexMaker). I have typed a page and tried to compile to produce PDF. But it showed error as below: Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex I ...
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No pdf is being produced while using moderncv (most likely because of special icons)

I'm trying to write a résumé using modern CV. The problems I encouter are strangely similar to those tackled here. I tried the solution suggested there, to no avail, hence this post. Here is what I am ...
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Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `eu2enc.def' not found

I got this error while running my tex file in XeLaTeX. For recovering this i install fonts by running following code : sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get install texlive-fonts-...
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Toggle focus between Texmaker 4.5 and pdf viewer

There is a shortcut that enables one to directly jump from the editor of Texmaker 4.5 to the .pdf file and vise versa. Ctrl+space : editor ---> .pdf Ctrl+click : .pdf ---> editor When the ...
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Texmaker jumps to the “wrong” position

I'm writing a bigger document right now. Because of that I have "exported" each chapter. So my document.tex file looks like: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{article} \begin{document} \input{...
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10 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000)

can someone explain me the message that appears in PDF statistics log file, if it is important how to avoid it ? 10 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000) I am using ...
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TexMaker - pdftex - El capitan - high CPU

I installed El capitan and since then, everything stopped working. I had to uninstall TexMaker, MikTex and everything I had because all the solutions I found on the forum didn't work. Anyway, now a ...
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Conversion to *.odt - error in odt's styles.xml

I'm trying to turn my latex document into an odt file to be able to open it with LibreOffice (to then be able and save it as MS Word file so colleagues can open and comment on it). Although the file ...
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I can't write on file 'Filename.pdf'

Im new to latex and sometimes I get this error message: line 5: ! I can't write on file 'MasterThesis.pdf'. Please type another file name for output! Emergency stop.<to be reaad again>... ...\...
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Commands paths in TeXstudio on Mac OS X - with 'could not start the command' error

When I am trying to 'quick build' my document in TeXstudio 2.1 on Mac OS X 10.6.8, I am getting and error: could not start the command (with 'quick build' options being LaTeX + DviPdf + PdfViewer). I ...
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epstopdf not working even with pdflatex -shell-escape command

following on from suggestions in this thread: epspdfconversion isn't working I have tried to convert an eps image to pdf using the suggestions below: In the configuring for pdflatex: pdflatex -...
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Quick build does not compile bibtex file

I have a bibtex .bib file and a main latex file. To get latest references in correct form one needs to run pdflatex, bibtex and pdflatex twice. To to it in a shorter manner, it is already programmed ...
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El Capitan Texmaker “could not start command”

As so many people I have problems since updating to El Capitan. I'm using TexMaker and MacTex, I downloaded the newest version of both (so the /Library paths are already in the default setting of ...
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Can I make the preview of texmaker jump to the last page automatically after compiling?

When I do a preview I want to see immediately what changed in the PDF. Since in my case this is at the end of the document I do not want the behaviour the texmaker shows the first page each time. How ...
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Shortcut for deleting a line in texmaker

I could do triple-click on a line and then cmd + X but is there a simpler solution? Like in Notepad++ Ctrl + L?
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Why my Textmaker cannot generate PDF output

I am using Textmaker to write my thesis. Previously it can generate PDF output if I click Quickbuild. So I can view my PDF output and make changes if required. Now my Textmaker does not generate PDF ...
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texmaker doesn't update figure

I've changed a figure in my document, but it doesn't update. If I do any other changes in the document, I don't come across this problem. I've tried to change the name of the figure and as well the ...
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.aux I couldn't open database file file.bib.bib

whenever I am trying to compile its showing .aux I couldn't open database file.bib.bib I am using texmaker on windows 7. I already reinstalled miketex and texmaker many times.
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Resize windows in Texmaker editor

I want to resize the structure window in Texmaker to make it smaller so I can have a better view of the source and pdf viewer windows. I can currently resize it to a point but I want to be able to ...
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Compile .tex file problem [duplicate]

I couldn't compile .tex file OS: Windows 10 64x Editor: Texmaker. http://pastebin.com/meiPbLTz What should I do to fix it?
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Missing } inserted and missing $ inserted using amsmath package

I'm using Texmaker 4.5 over Ubuntu 15.10 and trying to compile some amsmath code: \begin{eqnarray*} $\underset{\mathbf{S}}{\operatorname{arg\,min}}$ \displaystyle\sum\_{i=1}^{k} \sum\_{\mathbf x \...