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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 ...
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png, jpeg, etc not being found

I just did a clean install of windows 10, and I'm trying to get latex up and running again. I just installed the basic MikTex 2.9 package and TexMaker. I gave MikTex the authority to install ...
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Compile a tex file with Texmaker changes the “date modified” meta-information

I have noticed that compiling a tex file with Texmaker changes its "date modified" meta-information. Why, and is there any way to avoid it? (git considers the file as having changed).
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Texmaker portable with Miktex portable

I am trying to setup texmaker portable to work with Miktex portable. I found instructions here: http://jimstitzel.com/2010/01/configuring-texmaker-usb-with-miktex-portable/. Updating of Miktex ...
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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 ...
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Installed LyX and now TeXMaker won't compile

I have been using LaTeX for a while with no problems. I tend to just copy and paste the preamble from past reports into new ones, and that usually works fine (as you'd expect). However, I have a new ...
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MakeIndex in TexMaker with auxiliary files in subfolder

I have the TexMaker option to put output in a "build" subfolder checked. So I have my idx file in the folder "build". When I run MakeIndex I get Input index file book.idx not found. Usage: makeindex ...
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Could not start the command. “pdflatex” -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex [duplicate]

I am using MAC OSX, I installed TexMaker recently, I get this error when I try to Quick Build, how do I resolve this issue. For further details, ask in comments.
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Changing autocomplete order in Texmaker

Does anyone know if it possible to change the autocomplete precedence/order in Texmaker ? For instance, on my Windows installation, when I begin to type \begin{al..., the first thing that pops up is ...
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texmaker is running an old file

I'm having such a weird problem with texmaker. I'm running many files. One of the files contains a lot of subfiles (i.e. chapters, figures, tables, ...). Once I close this big file and run another ...
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Switched from natbib to biblatex, cannot find bib file [duplicate]

I had a working file with a natbib setup, but I encoutered difficulties citing in a footnote and it seemed more broadly that biblatex was better for my field. So I switched, and now my .tex file just ...
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How to add template to TexMaker?

I am new to latex. I downloaded some tutorial to have hand on latex. now what I want to do is to use one of the templates available here in the texMaker i downloaded one of the templates but i do not ...
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How can I set a dark theme in TeXstudio?

After perusing LaTeX Editors/IDEs, I'm considering switching from TeXmaker (in which I use the preset "dark theme") to its fork, TeXstudio. What I mean by "dark theme" is a dark background with ...
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How to format paper for research article?

I'm new to LaTeX, and am having trouble figuring out how to format my paper so that I'll have two columns of text. I also have some figures, which I'm including using \includegraphics[width=..]{file} ...
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Why can't I get my blackboard bold C to work?

I just downloaded MiKTeX today and \mathbb{C} won't work nor will \C. Can somebody explain what I need to do/or download? Thanks!
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Incorporate fonts to the output pdf for printing

I'm writing my thesis with texmaker. At the printing house, they ask me to incorporate all used fonts to the pdf, I know that it's possible when we write with word and print with pdfCreator (I tried ...
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\alph shows strange symbols when used with xgreek package

I can assure you I searched a hell lot before posting this and I only post questions online if I have totally given up. :( I am new in LaTeX since I chose it to write my undergraduate thesis. I can ...
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configure pdfLaTeX directory in Texmaker, mac (Yosemite) [duplicate]

I'm having some troubles in my Texmaker since I installed Yosemite I can't compile in Texmaker (TexShop and Latexian Works fine). I think that the problem are the directory addresses of LaTeX, ...
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TeXStudio txsprofile looks different to example

When pasting this .txsprofile into my .txsprofile file, the colours come out looking slightly different to that in the screenshot given by the original author. Original: Mine: If you look ...
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TeXMaker and El Capitan

My TeXMaker (version 4.5) is not able to compile after my recent update to El Capitan. I have followed the hints suggested online, changed all paths containing "/usr/texbin/..." to ...
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A problem with circuitikz

I have a simple circuit and a problem. The coding of the circuit can be seen here: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \begin{circuitikz}[scale=2] %CIRCUIT \draw(0,0) to[vsourcesin] (2,0) ...
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References not updating

OK, this is a bit of a weird one. I have the following: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,notitlepage]{article} \begin{document} \ref{rnalg} \end{document} Obviously, this should give an undefined ...
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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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Trouble installing and using TeXmaker with windows 10

So after the update to Windows 10, everything with my texmaker-miktex install was fine until a catastrophic crash meant I had to fresh install eveything. Now I'm getting: "Could not start the ...
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Texmaker and Polish template

I have downloaded the template for our diploma from my university website Zip file here. The problem is I cannot compile it on my PC (Win 7) with MiKTeX and Texmaker. Funny thing is I did compile it ...
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Texmaker 4.0.3 internal viewer jumps to front page when pressing view PDF

When I press the view PDF the internal viewer always jumps to the front page, with a red square indicating that I have made a change to the headline, but I have made no change. (Sometimes the red ...
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Why the accent key of my keyboard does not work correctly in Texmaker?

I'm a native Spanish speaker and am doing a book in LaTeX with Texmaker, which I've been using for quite some time. However I am having a problem with the accent key on my keyboard which only occurs ...
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Texmaker: Shortcuts for new auto-complete commands

so I've added new autocomplete options for commands like \frac{@}{@}@ so that there is a placeholder after the function, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to now get a short-cut like ...
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How to install cyrtimes.sty for Texmaker with installed texlive-full at Linux Mint (Ubuntu)

I had some troubles with TeX packages installation for my minimal configuration, so I decided to install texlive-full. After that I can't build my document anymore because of missed very basic package ...
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Configuring TexMaker and BibTex

I'm using Windows 7 and just installed Texmaker. Is it possible to configure it in such a way that I can run Latex -> BibTex -> Latex -> Latex? I looked at the configuration options here: I tried ...
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How to write equation in this way [duplicate]

I have to write a equation in the form given below. Thanks in advance.
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tikzexternalize in TeXMaker doesn't work [closed]

I'm having some troubles while compiling my thesis with the tikz externalize feature in Texmaker. I created the user command: "D:/laTex/texlive2014/bin/win32/pdflatex.exe" -synctex=1 ...
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How do I get Texmaker to use the central bibliography?

Like many others I wish to place my bibliography (.bib) file in a central location so that all my disparate writings do not need a .bib rider with them (and so all are updated automatically when I ...
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TexMaker: switch dictionary / language confortably

I'm writing documents in different languages and enjoy using the auto-correction (aka dictionary). I have to switch quite frequently (often I have documents in different languages opened at the same ...
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Text missing near right margin of a4 paper

I am using the a4 paper template for this pdf document in TexMaker. But for lengthy equations, the endings have been cut off near right margin like this. Can anyone help me how to fix this issue ? ...
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knitr texmaker could not start the command

I have recently upgraded to El Capitan and I can't make knitr work with texmaker anymore. I have red all the issue concerning MacTex and the change in the path from /usr to /Library/Tex but here I ...