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TexMaker - “File not found” when viewing as pdf

At the moment I'm having a problem when trying to view my LaTeX file as a PDF. Whether I do it internal or external I both the error "File not found.". I have no idea what file it means. I've read ...
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adding gnuplot capability to latex

I have been working with LaTeX, under TeXMaker (latest version 3.2.2) for several months, and recently added PGF/TikZ capability. On that occasion I feared there would be problems as I really have ...
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Bibliography menu of TeXmaker

I am using TeXmaker on windows 7 (if this matters). I would like to know how to add bibliography (under the title, References) to a letter. (I created this letter using the default template ...
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Cannot get apa6 style to work in (MiK)TeX

I am a new LaTeX user, and I followed some guides on the internet to set up MiKTeX + Texmakerx on Windows Vista. As I am doing a PhD in Psychology, I wanted to use the new APA6 class. So I opened the ...
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Biblatex + Biber + Texmaker + MiKTeX

Will someone please help me to both configure Texmaker and use it so that I can use the backend=biber option with biblatex package. I am using MiKTeX 2.8 and Texmaker 3.1. Please do not simply tell me ...
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Code folding in LaTeX

The editor that I use, Texmaker, provides code folding only for things in the language, like \section and \begin{foo} ... \end{foo}. I would like to be able to make my own folding sections, like in ...
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Token for full path in Texmaker

I am configuring custom commands in Texmaker, I can use % as a token for the name of the file (minus the extension) but I cannot find an equivalent for the full path.
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Are there any good video tutorials for protex?

I just downloaded and installed MikTex and TexMaker today, and was wondering if you have any advice. I'm starting to read through various wikipedia tutorials, and other guides, but videos would be an ...
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Margins and text size change when printing from external viewer (using Texmaker 3.1)

With Texmaker 3.1 on Win XP Pro SP2, the following MWE prints with different margin widths and font size according to whether, from the window which opens after I press F1, I use the print command ...
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Build Sequence to create a PDF with citations from .bib

I seem unable to configure TexMaker's quick build so that if I have a .bib file, and a .tex file in a directory, and I click 'Quick Build' once, I get a PDF. Can someone either tell me the sequence ...
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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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Configure forward search with Texmaker + SumatraPDF

Texmaker has a Built-in pdf viewer which supports synctex forward/inverse search out of the box. This Built-in viewer can be displayed embedded or in a separate window, external viewers always have a ...
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Texmaker: source editor and embedded pdf viewer on same window

How do I get Texmaker to display the source and ouput in the same window, as advertised. This seems to be the default behavior on some systems, but not on others.
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Gathering pdf outputs multiple places (Texmaker)

I have a lot of different files stored in a lot of different folders. My ultimate goal would be to get all the final PDF files copied or stored automatically to another folder, so that I could have ...
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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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Texmaker (WinXP) : How to open documents in separate windows?

Is it me or is it actually not possible to open Latex files in separate Windows with Texmaker? Does anyone know of a way?
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Placing Intermediate and Output Files in Another Folder

I am trying to figure out a way to cleanly separate the TEX files from all of the intermediate and output files. Various approaches I've tried, including the one described by ‘Bundle’ TeX output in a ...
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How do I manually install a package to Texmaker - Ubuntu 10.10+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install an individual package on a Linux system? At university we have now been given a bunch of .sty files which fit the university's template. I got it to ...
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Use XeLaTeX in Texmaker instead of pdfLaTeX

I use TeX Live 2010 and my editor is Texmaker Bidi. It was working probably good but from 2 months ago I've encountered with the error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! Fatal ...
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Upgrading from TexMakerX to TexStudio on OSX

How do install TexStudio so that it keeps all of my settings from TexMakerX or will it simply overwrite the old program?
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Writing French characters

This question is (almost) exactly the same as this one : How to write directly French characters in Emacs and print them in LaTeX? You may read his question instead of mine, the only difference (I ...
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How do I open the internal viewer in a custom Quick Build command with TeXStudio or TeXMaker?

I'm using TeXStudio 2.2 (A fork of TeXMaker, formerly known as TeXMakerX) and I'm trying to make a Quickbuild option that adds in Bibtex. I've written the command line as pdflatex ...
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Can Texmaker, as I'm typing, automatically create a preview of the document's PDF output?

Currently, I have to use the F1 key to get PDF output. I want to set up Texmaker so that it automatically shows me an in-IDE preview of the PDF file that my .tex file compiles to...as I type. How ...
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How to preview LaTeX equation or document in TexMaker?

My code: \begin{document} \begin{equation} 2*x+y \end{equation} \end{document} I found that F2 can compile as LaTeX. Compile result: Process started Process exited with error(s) ...
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Restore the accidentally replaced file [closed]

My .tex file in TeXMaker was replaced by a blank file when I changed the name of the chapter to another name. Is there any way that I can retrieve the old file back? It has much content in it.
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Enable --shell-escape in TexMaker [closed]

I am trying to use dot2texi package with Texmaker on a Mac, and I am aware that I need to enable shell escape in order to let TeX Live process using external packages. So I edit the commands in ...
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Problems configuring TeXMaker to use XeTeX

I tried to use user command "xelatex %" or change quick build to "User" with "xelatex %", but neither one gives any output when executed. Why is that?
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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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Is there a way to get TexMakerX to recognize commands defined in an input file?

I have a file that defines a bunch of commands for various variables that I use in other documents. Here's a small example of what it contains: \newcommand{\varElevation}{\ensuremath{\alpha_{el}}} ...
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How do I open a pdf file in the TexMaker internal PDF viewer using a user-defined quick build sequence?

I'm trying to write a document with a bibliography, and none of the default Quick Build presets have a BibTex parsing step. It's easy enough to make a sequence of commands that run PdfLaTeX, BibTex, ...
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pdflatex with special characters

I'm very new to LaTeX and run into some problems. I'm using Texmaker for windows with pdflatex btw. When I use special characters and arrows etc. I would like to write it like this. \wedge But I ...
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How should I organise my document/files in order to easily export TikZ figures as images?

I don't care too much about what image format I get out of the process as I can convert it if needed, but I'm looking for the best way to structure my document/files in order to make it easier and ...
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Which Windows TeX package goes well with TexMaker ?

I'm trying to setup my Windows 7 box with LaTeX. I had installed TexMaker 3.0, but I later found out I had to install a TeX Package (like MikTeX/TeXLive) before installing TexMaker. My question is ...
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Problem with generating Reference list (no bbl file generated?)

I am just starting with LaTeX so I am sure I have made a bunch of silly mistake on the way. But as of yesterday I am stuck with no solution. So here is a bit of background: Win7, installed MikeTex ...
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Accessing Mac (mactex) install folder

I am forced to use a Mac for a while. My log-file says my class file is in: /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/report.cls Does this mean my packages are in this folder? ...
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How to install new packages on Texmaker on Ubuntu?

How do I install new packages on Texmaker? I use Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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Forward/inverse search for Texmaker on OS X

I have just started to use an Apple computer and want to use Texmaker. But forward/inverse search does not work at all. I am trying to follow the instructions but I'm not successful. What could I be ...
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Configuring Texmaker to find latex and other compilation tools / commands

I've installed latest releases of MiKTeX, GhostScript and Texmaker, but I can't compile anything. The error message "Could not run the command" appears. How do I configure it?
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I cannot use Sweave to process a file created in TeXmaker (or Gedit) under Ubuntu 10.10

I am attempting to use Sweave with R2.11.1 and Texmaker on Ubuntu 10.10. I have done this previously on Windows XP, where one saves the tex file as .Rnw and then processes it with Sweave. I have all ...
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How do you configure Texmaker to use LuaTeX?

I'm extending my use from pdfLaTeX to LuaLaTeX. However, it does not come pre-configured in the Texmaker editor. How does one configure Texmaker to use LuaTeX? (I am using ubuntu 10.4, but this ...
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Using TexMaker on OS X

I've started using TexMaker as an alternative to emacs (I work on both ubuntu and mac and I want to have the same programs on both) for typesetting LaTeX. TexMaker is easy to use but there is one ...
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Texmaker and TeXnicCenter.

What are relative merits of these two Latex editors: TeXnicCenter and Texmaker? What are their shortcomings to prefer one over other? Inspired by this SO question.