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Sections that compilation ignores (Texmaker)

Can I create "sections" in a .tex document that compilation will ignore, but will be reflected in the structure of the document, as displayed in texmaker to the left of the window? When I write a ...
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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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TexMaker - working with multiple tex files, autocomplete is not working

Background: The document that I am currently writing is getting pretty big, so I decided to split it. I've tried \include and \input commands, but the problem still remains to be solved. I have ...
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Block indentation in TeXMaker

Is it possible to indent whole paragraphs of source code in TeXMaker (or alternatively, in any LaTeX editor), so that intentation applies to all rows in paragraphs when the text is wrapped over ...
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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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TeXmaker: Need syntax highlight for command in black color

I saw almost everyone who uses TeXmaker has syntax highlight, why I don't ? I have used the default in option->editor The others: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} my: I need not black ...
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Multiple Texmaker windows?

In OS-X, is there a way to open multiple windows of TeXmaker, each for viewing and editing different (or same) files?
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Autoindent in Texmaker?

I've been using Texmaker for ~5 years now and prefer it over other editors because of its flexibility. Is there a way to auto-indent LaTeX code in TeXmaker so that the code becomes more manageable ? ...
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Texmaker: showing the same old pdf

I recently installed Mepis on my computer, so I had to install LiveTex, TeXmaker, etc. from scratch. Everything works fine in TeXmaker, except for the .pdf. Every time I compile and want to see the ...
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TeXMaker on Mac - “Could not start the command” [duplicate]

I recently downloaded TeXMaker on my MacBook Pro. I already use TeXShop and TeXworks. I downloaded and opened the program without any problems, however, when I try to compile and view my file (via ...
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How to add new packages to Texmaker?

How can I add a package, e.g., program into Texmaker in Ubuntu? I tried to include it as follows but it didn't work: \usepackage{program}
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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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How can I add a document class to Texmaker on Mac?

I am about to write my thesis on Texmaker but frankly I am a quite clueless tex-virgin. I would like to use the document class of our university but I couldn't figure out how I can import the files ...
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After a mistake in Texmaker, it has to be restarted

I am using Texmaker to write my thesis. Whenever I make a mistake, let's say misspell a command, the program stops working. It means I have to restart Texmaker. It so frustrating. I was wondering if ...
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Texmaker: Specifying keyboard shortcuts [closed]

I like to use the shortcuts Ctrl+Shift+= for ^{} and Ctrl + Shift + - for _{}. For some reason, when I enter in the key combos for ^{}, Texmaker reads it as Ctrl++, which works fine. However, for ...
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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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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 ...