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Problem with Texmaker and TikZ

I have a problem with TikZ and Texmaker. I would like to know why Texmaker doesn‘t work with the command: \draw [->] .... inside the environment tikzpicture. I don’t know the reason, maybe I ...
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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 freezes for a few seconds during compilation

I'm running Texmaker 4.0.2 on Windows 7x64 with 16 gb of ram and an i7-2600k processor. When I quickbuild (currently set at Latex+dvips+ps2pdf+View PDF) the document compiles but it takes a while (and ...
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Error when compiling xcolor.ins in TeXmaker to generate xcolor.sty file

I have downloaded xcolor.ins and xcolor.dtx from http://kern.heimat.eu/tex/xcolor.html These two files are in the same folder. When I run the .ins file I get the error message Log file not found. ...
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How to write “@(x)x.^2” in latex? [duplicate]

I tried \texttt{@(x)x.^2} or directly @(x)x.^2 but texmaker gives Missing $ inserted. I gues it is because x.^2 which is assumed to be math syntax. Can you help?
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Package biblatex and subfile not working in subfiles [closed]

I am trying to use biber and package subfile. Thank to the community I manage to make it run in the main file. See here: Bibliographies when using subfiles The file bbl is not created in the folder ...
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Texmaker Toolbar More buttons

I've just updated Texmaker to 4.0.2. I've enabled the "file", "edit" and "tools" toolbars. But there is no buttons for changing font size etc. (E.g. in link below where is says "part", "label" and ...
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Compiling with texmaker fails, compiling on commandline works

Hi I can compile my latex document using pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode -shell-escape Masterthesis.tex When I hit the quick compile button in textmaker however nothing happens. I ...
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Blank .tex file after windows blue screen [closed]

I was working on a .tex file using TeXMaker and suddenly got a blue screen! I restarted my computer and the file I was working with appears blank on TeXmaker, although it is full of NULL characters in ...
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Can't use 'equal' in tikz-cd [closed]

Ok, here is the problem. I'm trying to draw some commutative diagram in LaTeX that involve some "equal" sign in tikz-cd: \[ \begin{tikzcd} 0 \arrow{r} & X \ar[equal]{d}\\ 0 \arrow{r} & X ...
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Texmaker - easy approach to edit large paragraphs (jump to line) - inverse search

Editor: TexMaker I have been searching for a while, but couldn't find a practical solution. I am writing an article, and the problem is when I need to edit. When I find a mistake in the pdf, I use ...
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Texmaker: Check Spelling - Always Ignore

For the first time I have used the Edit > Check Spelling feature on Texmaker to extensively check a large document. During the process, I have clicked the Always ignore button for some words. Now, ...
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How to manage a central bibtex file which plays nice with (TexMaker's) auto-complete?

I want to keep a single central bibtex file that is shared across all my machines. My approach has been to set up a local tex-tree in a dropbox folder, and just store the file there. So far this has ...
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pdflatex has stopped working [closed]

It has been a little while now that every time I try to compile a document with pdflatex I get an error message wich says "pdflatex.exe ha dejado de funcionar" (in English "pdflatex has stopped ...
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Running a document from the current subfile in Texmaker

I have a problem in Texmaker. I have divided a document into a number of subfiles. I would like to compile the whole document from the current subfile without running the master file. I tried to ...
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\multicolumn error in texmaker

The code below gives me the following error: ! Paragraph ended before \multicolumn was complete. I tried several times but I cannot find what I did wrong. The exact same table works perfectly fine ...
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Undefined control sequence while using bib file for References

I'm using TexMaker, if it helps. I also have TeXnicCenter and TexWorks. The tex file is the following: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \begin{document} (...) \bibliographystyle{unrst} ...
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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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TeXMaker shows errors after compilation for deleted lines

I'm using an old TeX document as a template. As I did just copy the TeX related files and none of the pictures of the former document it always gave me errors for the "legacy chapters" of the ...
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Texmaker. Color in the editor. Math mode [closed]

I am starting to use Texmaker with the default configuration. When I use the math mode ($...$) all of it is coloured in green in the editor, making long formulas difficult to follow. I would like ...
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Quick Build commands in WinEdt

I recently switched from TeXMaker to WinEdt. In TeXMaker I was used to customize my 'Quick Build' command in the 'Configure TeXMaker' dialog. In that dialog I was able to choose, for example: ...
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Compilation does not work

I have the same problem as in this link. But I do not understand that do I need an additional TeX compiler after installing TexMaker? If yes, MiKTeX is for Windows so, is there any compiler for Linux? ...
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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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How to preview images generated by MetaPost?

I use the old MetaPost program to create graphics. My problem is that, to see the result of my MetaPost figures, I have to compile first the .mp file and then the .tex file where I've inserted them. ...
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Configuring pdflatex for labels in Asymptote

Asymptote now works just fine except for when I try to add labels (that are created using LaTeX). In that case, I get Process started Cannot execute C:\MiKTeX ...
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“Log file not found” error with MacTeX and Texmaker

I have recently installed MacTeX.pkg (http://tug.org/mactex/) as well as Texmaker. I have this famous "Log file not found" problem, and I'm still stuck with it even thought I have already checked ...
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LuaLaTeX and PDF Viewer

Is there any way to make Texmaker automatically display my LuaLaTeX generated PDF in his internal PDF viewer ? It works if I use an external PDF viewer: lualatex --interaction=nonstopmode ...
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Texmaker-log file not found

I encountered a problem when trying to run pdfLaTeX using Texmaker: I get log file not found for the test "hello world" script. I tried reinstalling MikTeX and Texmaker, but still get the same ...
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Problem with Texmaker version 4.0.2, scrolling

I was using Texmaker version 4.0.1 as editor on my MacBook Air Moutain Lion 10.8.3 and this morning I downloaded the 4.0.2 version of Texmaker. I have some problem with the scrolling with the ...
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TeXmaker unable to find packages after installing texlive-full [closed]

I know this isn't the TeXmaker forum, but I was hoping someone had the same problem. Also, if someone knows the official texmaker forum please link it. I had a problem with algorithm2e and someone ...
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Error: could not start the command in Texmaker when I run makeindex

I'm trying to create a nomenclature but I'm getting the following error when I run makeindex: Error: Could not start the command This error appears even with this basic example: ...
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Setup Asymptote in Texmaker

Here it says that to setup Asymptote in TeXnicCenter, one should put -batchView -tex "pdflatex" %tc-*.asy into the Arguments line. But there is no Arguments line in Texmaker. Instead, there is ...
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Texmaker - autocomplete problem

Is there a way to stop Texmaker from auto-putting the completion tag of every command when I use autocomplete? Like \begin{document} and I press enter in the auto-complete and it includes the ...
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What is the closest alternative for TeXnicCenter + SumatraPDF on mac? [duplicate]

I am getting a mac soon, and I am freaked out the fact that I won't be able to use my very much familiar TeXnicCenter + SumatraPDF magic tools. I googled around and decided to switch to TeXMaker, ...
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Where can I find “user tags” in texstudio?

In the features of TeXstudio they indicate the ability to use "tags". If you google for "user tags texstudio", you also find a blog defining user tags in TeXstudio. Basically, because I wanted to ...
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MikTeX and TeXmaker are unable to compile [closed]

Please, I need help with some issues that happens with my TeX editors. I've installed MikTeX and TeXmaker on my computer and I got some troubles: The first of them is, when I try to compile my .tex ...
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How to edit the words in TeX Live grammatically?

I have a problem with editing the words in TeX Live? When I installed the program, the program doesn't edit the words after typing, that is, If I make a mistake with typing a word then I can't be ...
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How can I do automatic 'environment' of command in 'Texmaker'?

I have knowledge about 'Kile' more or less. Now I am using 'Texmaker'. But there is a problem in it. In Kile when we write \begin{env} it automatically write \end{env} from the following : Settings ...
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TeXmaker and gnuplot compiling issue

I just received a new macbook OS 10.8 Mountain Lion and I have installed TeXmaker, MacTex, MacPorts and gnuplot. I compiled a LateX file that uses TikZ and gnuplot and got the following error in the ...
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Finding a more efficient editor for collaboration of LaTeX people and Word people

Background My supervisor often wants to edit my papers, so he frequently asks for word version of the paper. I tried latex2rtf, but it is very limited in terms of packages and customized commands. ...
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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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How to “jump” brackets in TeXstudio?

In Texmaker when you type the shortcut for \frac, you get something like \frac{*}{*}, but instead of asterisks, you have bullets. When you type something in the first pair of brackets, you can then ...
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TexStudio / TexMaker and Github

I was wondering if anyone has used Github as a version control system, when writing a large document via TexStudio or TexMaker? Rstudio for example has a plugin that allows R projects to be pushed ...
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Unable to generate pdf

I use TeXnicCenter and get the following error window after I try to compile Even TexMaker is unable to create the pdf file. No error is detected in the window below after compilation.
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Automatically created Sub-folder

I've problem for days but I can't find the solution After compiling, the DVI file couldn't opened. a folder named BUILD auto created on the same directory, it contains all the other files like .aux, ...
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Texstudio and Texmaker forward and inverse search

Do these programs support forward and inverse search (with built in PDF viewer or YAP) for files that have a root file which has many chapter files used with \include? I have tried this with no ...
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Split citation into author and year

I have this in my .tex: This study was done by \cite{mogul1997potential} in X and lately proposed to be a present feature in HTTP servers \cite{mogul2002delta}. It generates: This study was ...
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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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BibTeX compilation is corrupting myfiles

I am using TexMaker 1.9.9 and managing my references with KbibTeX. I have all the LiveTex package up to date from Debian Stable release. I always use the same template to write assignments: ...
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XeLaTeX hang on Defining document command \newfontfeature with arg. spec. 'mm' on line 118

I am using TexMaker 4.0 on a Windows 7 (64bit) machine, with MiKTeX v2.9, and I am trying to compile this template (with no modifications) with XeLaTeX using the instructions contained in the first ...