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Beginner―Texmaker: generate HTML, MathML

I am very new to LaTeX and everything connected to it,but since I come from the HTML, I know what it means to use a markup language. I try to setup Texmaker that I can generate MathML and or HTML ...
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newcommand arguments auto prompts

I am using Texmaker and am trying to define a new command that takes some mandatory arguments. But I want it in this way: when user just typed the first few letters of the new command, it will be auto ...
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Compiler gives hundreds of “invalid character” suddenly

I am writing my latex document in TexMaker and suddenly in one of the thousands of compilations I make there is a error and I cant get rid of it. The error is: ! Text line contains an invalid ...
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How to automate mpost for FeynMP Graphics via Texmaker + Miktex on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Producing FeynMF graphs requires manual running of mpost command on .mp file at terminal each time after [latex] compiling the tex document. In other words it goes like this: Latex + dvips + ps2pdf + ...
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Changing the color of user defined commands in TeXmaker

I have some own commands (as \note) that I usually define in the beginning of each document, which I would like TeXmaker to highlight in the same way as similar commands such as sections and math are ...
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Add word to TexMaker dictionary?

How can I add a word to the dictionary of TexMaker? I cannot see any options for this in the software.
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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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In moderncv \address, \email, \mobile are not working

This is my code \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} \moderncvcolor{blue} %\usepackage{geometry} ...
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How can I get texmaker to pick up my local class file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? I am using (as a newbie) texmaker to create documents on linux. I am making my first ...
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Problem about bibdesk 1.5.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names with “------”? I have bibdesk that I created my reference list. I use texmaker on my mac. In my .tex file I am ...
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Using structural commands in \newcommand - structure messed up?

Is it right that usage of structural commands like \chapter, \section, \subsection and the like inside of \newcommand screws up the document's structure? I've got a \section*{...} inside a \newcommand ...
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how to use converted tex from mathtype equation in texmaker? Als

I have got the following TeX equation: \[r(t)=\frac{l}{1+e\cos \theta (t)}\] Now I could not use this in Texmaker. To show the same equation Texmaker wants $ r(t )= \dfrac{l}{ 1+e cos \theta (t)} ...
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Problems with going to the end or beginning of the line in Texmaker on Mac OS X

I am using Texmaker in my MacBook. Generally for text writing places, Command+← or Command+→ takes the cursor to the right or left most position of that line. But I see that when I have already ...
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Texmaker / TeXstudio does not compile XeLaTeX with MiKTeX portable

I am trying to migrate from TeXworks to Texmaker (just for the fact that it is better for handling multi-files projects). I am using portable versions of both MiKTeX and Texmaker, so, in Texmaker I ...
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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 automatically sets scale=1 in the includegraphics tool. Can this be customised?

I got this set up in Kile, but can't figure it out in texmaker. I want almost all my figures to be as wide as the text, at the moment I have to type this in manually each time. There is already a ...
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Backup of user-defined entries of autocompletion in Texmaker?

Does anybody know where Texmaker stores the user-defined entries to the autocompletion feature? I'd like to back up (as well as export) my own entries.
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What are \notes{} for in beamer?

I cannot put a lot of text in \notes{} so I wonder what it is used for. I mean I would like to add comprehensive explanations to frames. But if I write too much text, a segmentation fault occurs. I ...
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Texmaker, use a “build” subdirectory for output files, and bibliography [closed]

I think this is more like a bug for Texmaker. Here is description: I'm using Texmaker on windows, and I wanted to add bibliography using: \bibliographystyle{plain} % (uses file "plain.bst") ...
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Texmaker's internal pdf-viewer doesn't work

I have just downloaded TeXmaker ("a free, modern and cross-platform LaTeX editor for linux, macosx and windows systems that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one ...
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Font OT1/ptm/m/n/9=ptmr7t at 9.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found [closed]

My .tex file failed the LaTeX compile with one of this problem, my OS is Ubuntu 12.04, and it seems to have the same problem in Fedora 16. Can someone help me with this?
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MacPorts: install packages for use in Texmaker

I'm using Texmaker and want to install the package algorithmicx to write some pseudocode. I've tried using MacPorts to download and install the package but I can't seem to load it in Texmaker or in ...
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Tranferring Texmaker settings from Windows to Linux

In principle, this could turn out to be a very stupid question. But, let me ask this right away: I am very happy with Windows that I am planning to shift to a Linux distribution later today. So, my ...
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Configuring Texmaker to run mpost for FeynMP Graphics

This question led to a new package: feynmp-auto What is the command line to be placed in the User Quick Build Command of Texmaker to get: LaTeX + mpost + dvips + ps2pdf + ViewPDF That's to ...
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Problem with quick build [closed]

I just started using texmaker and have now faced a problem with viewing the made file as a pdf-file. I have selected the PdfLaTex + View PDF setting from the Quick Build Command -list. And next to the ...
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How to install a language package in Texmaker on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm having problems with the babel language package with TeXmaker could someone propose a fix I've typed in \usepackage[french]{babel} and I get the following error: Package babel Warning: No ...
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Biblatex not reading .bib file contents [closed]

Apologies if this is answered elsewhere, but I've been searching message boards for hours and tinkering with fixes... it seems to me that I have a problem with my MiKTeX / TexMakerX installation. I ...
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*** glibc detected *** error from texmaker in tikzpicture environment [closed]

I am facing a very strange problem. Texmaker quits with an error under a very specific condition, which has nothing to do with compilation, but rather what I type. Say for a minimal working example, I ...
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External Viewer Preview of Mac cannot find .pdf file [closed]

I would like to use preview from Mac to as external viewer using texmaker. However, when texmaker is running preview(.app) he seems to struggle, finally a preview popup appears: "The file ...
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Texcount.pl with Texmaker word.count file not found error

I'm trying to get texcount.pl http://app.uio.no/ifi/texcount/ to work inside Texmaker but I get the error about the word.count that is not found. The documentations says that I have to add ...
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TeXmaker citation [closed]

I'm using a Mac and I have a problem with my TeXmaker. Everything works great with TeXmaker but I'm having problems with citations. My TeXmaker is linked with Mendeley software and I can see all of my ...
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texmaker 3.5 miktex portable 2.9 and epstopdf

I am using TeXMaker 3.5 (same problems in TeXMaker 3.4.1) and MikTeX 2.9. My source is: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Lines and text doesn't appear on same page in Latex

I was trying to take a dig at LaTeX and wanted to write a resume in it, but before I start writing the resume I wanted to learn the quintessential of latex. While trying to create a line I encountered ...
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Latex Error “log file not found” [closed]

Same problem as Rachelle's of Aug. 11: I am using TeXMaker with MikTeX on Windows 7. Had to reinstall MikTeX. Previous programs work fine on the new installation. New ones I write, don't. The error ...
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Latex Error “log file not found” [duplicate]

I'm using Texmaker and I get this error "Log file not found" when I am running LatexPDF. Can you please help me to solve this problem.
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Command \AtBeginEnvironment already defined

I am pretty new to LaTeX. With windows, Miktex/Texmaker pretty-much takes care of package installation whenever needed, but on Ubuntu I have been downloading needed packages from CTAN and installing ...
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How to add a new command to invoke ImageMagick in TeXMaker?

How to add a new command to invoke ImageMagick in TeXMaker?
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TexMaker (Ubuntu 12.04) Cannot open a style file [closed]

I am trying to compile a document in TexMaker with the following document class \documentclass[aps,prl,showpacs,twocolumn]{revtex4-1} I am using bibtex to display my bibliography. I have created a ...
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Texmaker (Windows version) - first use - Error: Log file not found!

This is my first time using a LaTeX editor. I installed the Windows version of Texmaker changing the C drive to D and leaving the rest of the install path the same. Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit ...
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Make spellchecker ignore contents of certain commands in TexMaker

Some commands in LaTeX almost never contain meaningful words. Some prime examples are: \label \ref \includegraphics \input \cite In TexMaker, however, all words are included in the spellcheck, ...
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how to use already-downloaded Miktex 2.8 packages?

After a lot of bother with setting up a Miktex-Texmaker-Adobe arrangement, I've now done a basic install of non-portable Miktex 2.8, which is working fine. But given the slowness of my internet ...
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using grid from Tikz in Texmaker

I use Tikz for creating figures. But there is a problem. If I use for example \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[->] (0,0)--(10,0); \draw[->] (0,0)--(0,10); \draw[help lines] (-0.1,-0.1) grid (9.9,9.9); ...
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Failure to quick build pdfs using Texmaker 3.3.4 and Miktex 2.9, both portable [closed]

I'd be grateful for advice regarding a failure to quick build .pdfs, using a set-up consisting of portable Texmaker 3.3.4 and portable MiKTeX 2.9. I got this set-up by following the instructions here, ...
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How to compile using a long command with many options for ps2pdf?

I'm using Texmaker and need to compile using latex, biber, latex, latex, dvips, ps2pdf. If compiling from command line, doing latex -interaction=nonstopmode file.tex biber file.bcf latex ...
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Using Texmaker with glossaries on Windows

Is there a simple way of integrating glossaries package with Texmaker on Windows? I was following a very nice tutorial to understand how glossaries package works, but got stuck when trying to make ...
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save session in texmaker / master mode

I have to define every time that the main document is in master mode. I can't find a "save session" in my file menu. Is there a auto save session/auto restore saved session? I run latest texmaker on ...
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hyperref in Texmaker not making clickable links in table of contents

I am using Texmaker 3.1 on Windows 7 (also tried Texmaker 3.3.3 with the same result) with a MikTeX 2.9 back end to compile a document where I would like the table of contents to link to the pages. ...
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Texmaker + Ubuntu 12.04

I want to setup latex environment on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Machine. As I am making a backup system for Windows 7 machine. I have installed the latest version of Texmaker 3.3.4. Now I want to know which ...
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Bold text in pdf

I use a TexMaker for creation of my report. But when I look the created pdf-file, there is no bold text. How to fix this? \bfseries{Lorem ipsum dolor} \textit{sit amet}, consectetuer adipiscing elit. ...
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miktex does not autoinstall via texmaker

MikTeX on the command line automatically installs missing packages, but when I run latex via TeXMaker, it does not. How can I achieve that?