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Unknown error compiling with bibtex in Texmaker [closed]

I was trying to move my bibliography from bibtex to biblatex, this is my MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[nomarginpar, margin = 2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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texmaker Quick Build Orientation

I just installed texmaker on a new iMac. For some unknown reason, when I use Quick Build, the document appears in a landscape orientation and the fonts are stretched out wider than normal. The output ...
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Is there a quick way to jump out of brackets in TexMaker?

This might sound like a minor issue, but I love typing in Latex and its shortcuts in e.g. Texmaker are awesome, like when I want to type \frac{}{}, I can use auto-completion and jump between brackets ...
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How can you maintain a documents master mode in Texmaker?

I am writing a project with texmaker, and i've separated it into several files, to keep it organized. But I run into the following problem - I have to define every startup that the main document is ...
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How do you save session in texmaker to preserve master mode?

I have to define every time that the main document is in master mode. I can't find a "save session" in my file menu. Is there a auto save session/auto restore saved session? I run latest texmaker on ...
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Year missing in citation with biblatex and chicago-authordate style [closed]

I am using Texmaker 4.0.2 to compile a document with citations and I need them in the chicago-authordate style. When I compile the document and look at the pdf, the in-text citations are there, but ...
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Active strings in Texmaker

There is a facility in WinEdit that: to type $ $ or ( ) or { } or [ ] we need to hit corresponding key only once. For example, if we type Shift+9 we get ( ) directly. This is possible in WinEdit by ...
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Enumerate list with greek letters

I am new on LaTeX and I have a problem with a sublist with enumerate. The content is in Greek and the Wizard of TexMaker has automatically added this part of the code: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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If the usage of the $ symbols for typing maths is undesirable why many editors still use them?

After read this question: Unnumbered equations: Any difference between \begin{equation*} and [? which led me to this other: What are the differences between $$, [, align, equation and displaymath? ...
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Cannot open Tex file - Default encoding setting (UTF-8) not working

Texmaker cannot open a .tex file. It says It seems that this file cannot be correctly decoded with the default encoding setting (UTF-8) and asks me to choose an encoding option. ISO-8859-1 and ...
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Texmaker can't find my bibtex file [closed]

First of al I'm working with texmaker So I made a bibliography.bib file and I've put in in the same folder as my .tex files (I've tried making a .bib file by hand and with BibDesk, but neither ...
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Texstudio: Page Number in the PDF Previw Panel

In Texmate, there is an amazing feature in that it shows the page number on the left of the preview PDF page. You can then simply jump to that page by clicking the number (see figure below). Is there ...
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Forward/inverse search for Texmaker on OS X

I have just started to use an Apple computer and want to use Texmaker. But forward/inverse search does not work at all. I am trying to follow the instructions but I'm not successful. What could I be ...
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TexMaker output problem

I tried to run my texmaker after making changes to a document, but the result is still the same as the original. The change does not reflect in the pdf output. I have tried to uninstall and reinstall ...
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How do put keywords in Texmaker with MikTex

How do put keywords in Texmaker with MikTex. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb}
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pdflatex not producing .pdf file

I have been using latex and running it through TexMaker now all of a sudden running latex will, pdflatex or PS->PDF will not produce a .pdf file. I have tried to delete all output files and run ...
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Tex file in binary

My machine was powered down after it was frozen, but I still managed to save the current Latex file. When I turned the machine back on and tried to import the file in texmaker , I was given this ...
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Hello, could you help me to understand the next error? texmaker (Mac) [duplicate]

This is the error!: Overfull \hbox (12.10773pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 13--19 I don´t understand it! It has apareces when i try to compilate with the next document: ...
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file not found error while viewing pdftext [duplicate]

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} i have just started to learn LaTeX in ubuntu by TeXmaker.. I was going through a beginners tutorial and I tried following... ...
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Texmaker: Move “External Viewer” button in the embedded viewer

I really like using Texmaker in mac OS but the way I have my work area set up I cannot easily access the button to open the external viewer from the embedded viewer window (I like it squished up to ...
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Insert and compile EPS

I want to upload an .eps figure in my latex, i read this thread Why doesn't LaTeX allow me to import my .eps file when I compile it? Although i got confused, is TexMaker able to convert .eps ...
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Miktex Package Installation

I recently installed MiKTeX with the texmaker editor and cannot figure out how to update the packages. When I attempt to use the subfigure package with the following preamble ...
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Find error in multifile document

I am receiving the following error when I try to compile my multifile document: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. l.335 Which of course happens from time to time. However, the log does not show in ...
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Synctex in Texmaker and LuaLaTeX [closed]

I am using Texmaker 4.3 and LuaLaTeX. I have set the "-synctex=1" option to the pdflatex command. But the built-in pdf viewer will not jump directly to the position in the PDF file that corresponds to ...
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TexMaker PDF viewer blurry

I am using TexMaker on a macbook retina with an additional external display. The documents displayed in the PDF viewer while on the external display are very grainy/blurry and hard to read, while they ...
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Texmaker home/end keys on Mac OS X

In Mac OS X, the home/end keys per default throw you at the beginning/end of the document instead of the beginning/end line. I have changed my system key bindings to get the latter, "usual" (Windows- ...
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gnuplottex with windows 8.1

I am having difficulties setting up my system right in order to add the gnuplottex abbility. I followed this tutorial: adding gnuplot capability to latex and also used the mwe posted in this thread. ...
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Too many commas in name: Using Jabref and Texmaker

I'm using the natbib package in Latex with the \bibliographystyle{apalike}. I'm getting errors from my citations and it's due to how I'm listing the authors. The error I'm getting is "Too many commas ...
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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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Citations undefined - Bibliography not compatible with with author-year [closed]

NOTE: Edited changes to bibliographystyle --> now \bibliographystyle{acm} \documentclass{report} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{fixltx2e} ...
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Texmaker vs TeXstudio (comparison) [closed]

I would like to use either Texmaker or TeXstudio in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to use the latest version available via some PPA (not something installed "by hand" or even compiled!). I would like to use ...
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MetaPost to PDF in Texmaker (miktex)

I am trying to make the MPost command in Texmaker work. I am using the Texmaker in windows 7 with miktex. So far I used the example document below. When using the windows console I was able to use ...
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MakeIndex (first time user) on TeXMaker

I've looked online for how to create an index on LaTeX, and honestly, I have no idea why there isn't any good documentation on it. This reminds me of the time when I was trying to learn how to create ...
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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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Some commands don't come out in the pdf - TeXmaker

I'm just starting to learn how to use the program and watching tutorials online, at the moment I'm using TexMaker. Everything seems to be going just fine however when I try to use the commands \title, ...
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Creating a BibTex Bibliography, TexMaker doesn't find the bibliography file

I'm working with LaTeX for a short time, and I am currently trying to write my thesis with it, but unfortunately something just doesn't work. When I compile my files there is no Bibliography output ...
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Problem with defining parenthesis command in Texmaker

I am new to LaTeX and have been trying to redefine the \left( command to become \(. for some reason TeXmaker won't let me do this, it keeps telling me that \( is already defined but then when I type ...
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What might cause TexMaker to look like this?

See image below. No matter how many times I uninstall and reinstall TeXMaker, it keeps showing up with that layout instead of the typical one. It started happening recently and I am clueless about ...
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Error using glossaries package trying to compile with makeindex

I am having a trouble when I try running the makeindex command. I get the following error message: Index style file Tesis.ist not found. Usage: makeindex [-ilqrcgLT] [-s sty] [-o ind] [-t log] [-p ...
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Texmaker, LED preview enabling

I have both texmaker and LED, but I do not know how to enable option that let me type and then after compile shows what I typed in the right pane (preview pane). In most of images I found from these ...
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Cannot create bibliography in Texmaker

I am tearing my hair out with TexMaker. I have a bibliography file written in Jabref. It is called filename.bib. In my tex document have a bibliography style and source command like this: ...
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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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Texmaker started speaking Farsi

I have a problem—suddenly the Texmaker user interface is all Persian. I have no clue how I activated this. So I need a way to switch back to English. This is on Linux. Perhaps I can edit a preferences ...
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Changing the color of user defined commands in TeXmaker

I have some own commands (as \note) that I usually define in the beginning of each document, which I would like TeXmaker to highlight in the same way as similar commands such as sections and math are ...
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How to install Tex in Ubuntu… for a newbie

Im trying to install texlive or any tex editor.. I will be using it for document preparation for my coursework. could anybody give me a step by step way to install any kind of tex on my Ubuntu system? ...
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Bibliography in Texmaker

I'm having some problems with my bibliography in Texmaker. My code is: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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Fairly large document sometimes won't compile [closed]

I'm working on a fairly large LaTeX document which is ~150 pages compiled. I've split the document into smaller files which I include using the \include command. The document compiles without problem ...
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\ref and \label [closed]

\documentclass[b5paper,10pt,twoside,onecolumn,draft]{article}‎ ‎\usepackage{seamb}‎ \begin{document}‎‎ \begin{lem}\label{t2} This is my lemma. \end{lem} By Lemma \ref{t2}, we have ...
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Safe installation of Texmaker Ubuntu 12.04

Is it safe to install Texmaker from Ubuntu Software Center? It is outdated and a newer version is available from the Texmaker projekt website, but I really do not want to install software from ...