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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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Trying to use BibTex in texmaker, but whenever I have \cite{stuffs} it gives an error [closed]

Trying to use BibTex in texmaker, but whenever I have \cite{stuffs} it gives an error. Specifically the error: ! Paragraph ended before \@citex was complete. \par l.25 I suspect you've forgotten a ...
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What is the default command for quick build in texmaker?

Does anyone know what the default command for quick build in texmaker is? I changed it before but now I want it back to default and I can't remember what it was.
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How to easily update Texmaker to latest version?

I currently work with Texmaker 3.5 on Windows 7, but after reading a comment on this question I decided to update my version of Texmaker. However, the only way I found to do this is by uninstalling ...
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How to modify TEXMFHOME in texmaker on Mac when running a command?

I have got a complex latex document that we are meant to compile using make. It works fine but I would prefer to use texmaker. However, in the Makefile I can see that I need to modify TEXMFHOME and ...
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How to write conditional equations within equation tags [duplicate]

I used following tags to create equations in my document. But when I tried to add conditional equation within this tag, it didn't work properly. Is there any way to add conditional statement within ...
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Example from PSTricks manual not rendering

Can you set me straight in the very first attempt to use PSTricks drawing features please? The ultimate goal is to draw a triangle with the vertices angles marked on the inside with \alpha, \beta, and ...
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Texmaker: Is it possible to save all files on compile?

When I press F1 in Texmaker, is it possible to automatically save all files which belong to the "master" file? If it is relevant: I am using Texmaker 4.1.
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Use package listing error: Listing.sty not found

I want to use the listings package, but every time I compile my document in Texmaker I get the following error: !LaTeX Error: File `listings.sty' not found. Before this happens Texmaker displays me ...
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Weird behaviour in Texmaker (Changing the papersize) [closed]

I'm trying to change the page size in a tex document (I want a letterpaper size). I'm using Texmaker and the sequence Latex -> Dvips -> ps2pdf and my code is \documentclass[letterpaper]{report} ...
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Texmaker and MacTex are unable to compile Index, Nomenclature and Biber

On Mac (Maverick) with MacTex (up-to-date), I can compile the following (A) MWE using the Engine (B) for Texshop, however not using the (C) custom command for Texmaker. I searched for two days and ...
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Texmaker open session on start?

I have installed Texmaker 4.1 and use the save session functionality as I like to recover my definition of a master document and open all the files at once. Is there any way to configure that ...
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What is the command prompt ? How can I use it in Texmaker for package installation using “kpsewhich” tool

Someone is answering me to use a command (kpsewhich --help) in the command prompt. I have a stupid question: what is the "command prompt" and how can I use it in Texmaker?
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Migrate from Texniccenter to Texmaker

I want to "migrate" my Texniccenter Output Profile (Win7/64) to Texmaker (Mac). I installed TexMaker and the MacTex-2013 Distribution. Now, as there is no related question yet, (a) how do I duplicate ...
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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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Figbib not working?

I'm new to TeX and didn't find my answer anywhere else. I use TeXmaker and I want to use figbib for managing my figures. Unfortunately, I don't even get the sample file working. I followed the steps ...
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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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Undefined control sequence<to be read again> with biblatex and Zotero

I am using Texmaker 4.0.4 and exported my biblatex.bib from Zotero. My file test.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \bibliography{Biblatex.bib} \begin{document} ...
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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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Using \show in nonstopmode causes TeXmaker to raise false alarms. Any fix?

I'm currently reading the TeXbook, and I use \show a lot to see how Knuth defined plain-TeX macros in terms of TeX primitives. For instance, to have access to the definition of \centerline, I would ...
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BibTeX in Texmaker [duplicate]

I am trying to create my own BibTeX file and use it in my TeX file. I am using Texmaker as the editor. This is the content of my BibTeX file as of for now: @ARTICLE{introtobiorec, author = {Anil K. ...
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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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After upgrading ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, latex compiling errors

After upgrading the ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, when I try the following command in terminal $ latex *.tex or $ pdflatex *.tex . I give the following error with MWE: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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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” [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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synctex.gz file is (busy) [closed]

I'm trying to compile my LaTeX file (an article), but I keep getting a Windows API error: my synctex file is busy - the filename has been changed and appended with (busy). I'm using TexMaker to ...
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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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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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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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XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX + fontspec “font-not-found” in CV template [closed]

I am trying to compile a CV template using XeLateX. I have always used Pdflatex, so I created a XeLaTeX command as described here: Use XeLaTeX in Texmaker instead of pdfLaTeX. I then downloaded the ...
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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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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 ...