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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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Texmaker not generating pdf everytime, but showing the same old pdf

I am new to TeXmaker and all its tools. I have my thesis template in LaTeX which I am trying to work on and am using Adobe Reader to view it. The problem is that Texmaker is generating a pdf file for ...
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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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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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LaTeXmk, xelatex and Texmaker

I am trying to set up Texmaker, so I can use latexmk with xelatex, as biber seems already supported by latexmk. I confess I do not understand how I should proceed about it. For latexmk, I am actually ...
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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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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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TexMaker Quick Build / View PDF saving

I'll admit I don't really use LaTeX all that much, but is there a way to turn off the automatic saving that seems to be happening when I either press "quick build" or "view PDF". It throws me off as ...
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Problem viewing document in TEXmaker “Fontspec requires XeTeX or LuaTeX”

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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TexMaker's internal PDF-viewer crashes when there is figure

I have been using TexMaker for one year and everything was pretty smooth until recently. Right now as long as there is a figure in the pdf, when I compile the file (successfully) and scroll down to ...
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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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Having difficulties installing latest version of Texmaker [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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MikTex Package Update Issue on Windows 8

I have been using MikTex on Windows XP and 7 for few months now and I faced no issues in installing packages that needs to be done on the fly. However, with Windows 8, the packages are not updated at ...
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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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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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How to fold \footnote code in TeXmaker?

I would like to fold the code inside a \footnote. With Emacs I use a command to hide the footnote and then by clicking over the label I can see it again. The procedure is describe in the image below: ...
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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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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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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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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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Auto citation in TeXmaker

My problem is similar to TeXmaker citation But as the above thread is closed so I am putting it as new question. In my TeXmaker, the auto-completion works fine except for the citations which are to ...
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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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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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Just want to know how to run this on texmaker?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabxetex} \newfontfamily\arabicfont[Script=Arabic,Scale=1.0]{Scheherazade} \newfontfamily\urdufont[Script=Arabic,Scale=1.1]{Code2000} \begin{urdu}[novoc] ,ham ...
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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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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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Persistence Bookmark In Texmaker [duplicate]

How to add bookmark for a certain line in a certain latex file, and come back to that line later even you are opening another latex file?
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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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The SumatraPDF Inverse-Search for any arbitrary Editor

I wanna use texmaker+sumatra, winEdt8+sumatra and texnic Center+sumatra together. I set the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search option on all editors. But the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search does not work on WinEdt ...
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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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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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New installation – Texmaker Quick Build says: “Could not start the command”

I just downloaded and installed Texmaker. I've never used any (La)TeX before. When I click the Run button with an arrow next to "Quick build" I get an error saying "Could not start the command". Why? ...
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Why does spell check not work if the figure has a label?

In Texmaker, in the caption environment, why does spell check not work if the figure has a label? This is an example I made to show this 'feature': From the first line, we see that the ...
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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 stopped indicating mistakes!

This problem arises only in some files. I don't know if it is because of the size or simply because I add more and more package, some of which I don't know the utility ... Here are all the package ...
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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: How to “type through” closing brackets, braces, and parentheses?

I'll start by saying that my recent experiences using Python 3.3 (a programming language) have prompted me to question the potential of my favorite way to "TeX" something using Texmaker. In Python, ...
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Texmaker generated pdf file not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 12.04 system. When I run pdflatex and then view the pdf file (internal), it does not show me the exact place where I am editing on Texmaker i.e. ...
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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 ...