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Conversion to *.odt - error in odt's styles.xml

I'm trying to turn my latex document into an odt file to be able to open it with LibreOffice (to then be able and save it as MS Word file so colleagues can open and comment on it). Although the file ...
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automatically update the pdf preview when compiling with Latexmk

In Texmaker program, when using LatexMk to compile, the PDF is generated but is not automatically displayed in the preview section - one would have to hit the second arrow (left side of View PDF) to ...
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How to check misspelled words using Texmaker?

I am trying to use the "Check spelling and grammar" feature provided by Texmaker. When I run it instead of getting the misspelled words I get a ton of weird symbols that look something like this: I ...
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Texmaker “click to jump to the line” does not always update in PDF viewer

I use Texmaker to edit my tex documents and I have the PDF viewer embedded in the editor, so I can edit the .tex files in the left and see the PDF result in the right. For big documents, a quite ...
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Texmaker: how to input “é” and getting “\'e” in the editor window

Ok, this is the preamble of my .tex file, that I'm compiling with Texmaker 4.4.1 32bits under Windows 8: \documentclass{smfbook} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} smfbook is ...
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LaTeX PDF file appears then disappears

I've been using LaTex with the texmaker as an editor for a while, but recently I've never been able to view the PDF I create because of a "file not found" error. If I look at the folder the tex file ...
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Change “user-shortcut” in Texmaker

If I create a personal shortcut in Texmaker it has the shortcut Shift+F1..F10. I want to create a shortcut with Ctrl+w for example. How can I do that?
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Integration of arara in Texmaker - follow up

I'm very new using LaTeX and I'm stuck trying to run arara in TeXmaker (MiKTeX). I'm following the post Integration of arara in Texmaker but at the end I get Error : could not start the command ...
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Include R output as pdf in Texmaker

I just switched from texshop to texmaker on Mac OS X. However, now the plots I want to insert from R as pdf in the document are missing the fonts in the pdflatex output. It used to work fine with ...
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network operation of texmaker

Is it possible to open texmaker with a specified texmaker.ini file unique to the (linux) user? We serve texmaker from a central file server, and the only way that I have found to allow users to save ...
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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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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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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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A way to open pdf files with Reader in Texmaker on Windows 10

How can I open the generated pdf files with the Windows Reader-App? I am using Texmaker 4.5 and Windows 10. What is the syntax for the "External Viewer" field so any new pdf gets opened with Reader?
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Using Texmaker and Tex Live

I am new to LaTex but I study chemistry and I am looking for alternatives to word, openoffice writer, libreoffice writer... MiKTex would not install on my computer and I instead installed Tex Live on ...
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Texmaker jumps to the “wrong” position

I'm writing a bigger document right now. Because of that I have "exported" each chapter. So my document.tex file looks like: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{article} \begin{document} ...
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png, jpeg, etc not being found

I just did a clean install of windows 10, and I'm trying to get latex up and running again. I just installed the basic MikTex 2.9 package and TexMaker. I gave MikTex the authority to install ...
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Compile a tex file with Texmaker changes the “date modified” meta-information

I have noticed that compiling a tex file with Texmaker changes its "date modified" meta-information. Why, and is there any way to avoid it? (git considers the file as having changed).
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Texmaker: Shortcuts for new auto-complete commands

so I've added new autocomplete options for commands like \frac{@}{@}@ so that there is a placeholder after the function, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to now get a short-cut like ...
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How to install cyrtimes.sty for Texmaker with installed texlive-full at Linux Mint (Ubuntu)

I had some troubles with TeX packages installation for my minimal configuration, so I decided to install texlive-full. After that I can't build my document anymore because of missed very basic package ...
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\mintinline expands to a single newline

I'm using Minted 2.1, that I have installed through tlmgr, and Texmaker 4.1. Compiling the following piece of code (straight from the documentation) : \documentclass{report} ...
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Which version of TeXMaker should I install for OS X El Capitan?

I looked at the TeXMaker website, and it lists two 64 bit binaries for OS X: MacOsx Lion/Mountain Lion/Maverick and MacOsx >=10.6. I wasn't sure which of these to download, as they seem to conflict ...
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Problems with font encoding in the editor

How can I fix the following problem with a file in TeXmaker? I did this to my text file(brief example): �������\\\ My text file looks like a bunch of windings. I cannot seem to fix the problem in my ...
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Texmaker: how to stop internal pdf viewer from changing the zoom when switching between opened files

I am using Texmaker as an editor. When I switch from one opened file to another and then quick build, the internal pdf viewer's zoom setting changes from where I originally set it on the first file. ...
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How to put the Solarized Theme in TexMaker Editor

I'm trying to change the background of texmaker by using copy-pasting it into the config file but It doesn't change the background as dawu has it in his answer to the question: Anyone willing to ...
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Texmaker magic comment

Is there any similar magic comment in Texmaker like those in Texstudio? Example:% !TeX program = xelatex
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I can't jump to the line on my texmaker

I'm sure a lot of people is having the same problem as mine because I've tried to make this work in two completely different computers and nothing happens. I'm trying to use "Jump to the line" on my ...
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TeXmaker doesn't update PDFviewer for changes

I am using a bash file to compile the .tex file constantly. The problem is though that the PDFviewer in TeXmaker doesn't update when the PDF file is changed.
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Choosing version of MikTex to use in TexMaker?

I am trying to use \addbibresource{} which should be available in MikTex 2.9 but isn't in MikTex 2.8. I therefore downloaded and installed version 2.9. Now I still get "undefined control sequence" ...
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Error while compiling: “Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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Texmaker on Mac, using “build” subdirectory

Has anyone succeeded in using this option on Mac OS X? I've always used it in my Windows computer since I hated seeing scrap files all over my folder. It worked just fine, but now that I'm trying to ...
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PDF in Texmaker does not update changes

I just installed Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon). I am using the embedded PDF-Viewer in Texmaker. Now when I make a quick build and click the arrow left of pdf-viewer, the old PDF without the changes stays ...
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Different display of listing's background (Texmaker internal PDF viewer & Adobe Reader)

I have following code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{color, eso-pic, tikz} % Create commutative diagrams \usepackage{listings} \definecolor{light-gray}{rgb}{0.95,0.95,0.95} ...
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Multiple Quick Build Options

I utilize these quick build options in TexMaker: 1.) "PdfLaTeX + View PDF" and 2.) "PdfLaTeX + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTeX (x2) + View Pdf" I can't quite seem how to bind one of these options to say "F2" ...
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texmaker Quick Build Orientation

I just installed texmaker on a new iMac. For some unknown reason, when I use Quick Build, the document appears in a landscape orientation and the fonts are stretched out wider than normal. The output ...
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Texmaker portable with Miktex portable

I am trying to setup texmaker portable to work with Miktex portable. I found instructions here: http://jimstitzel.com/2010/01/configuring-texmaker-usb-with-miktex-portable/. Updating of Miktex ...
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MetaPost to PDF in Texmaker (miktex)

I am trying to make the MPost command in Texmaker work. I am using the Texmaker in windows 7 with miktex. So far I used the example document below. When using the windows console I was able to use ...
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Cannot create bibliography in Texmaker

I am tearing my hair out with TexMaker. I have a bibliography file written in Jabref. It is called filename.bib. In my tex document have a bibliography style and source command like this: ...
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Using symlinks to point to a .bib file in a different directory with bibtex and texmaker

This has been driving me crazy all day. Tried everything before asking a new question, I apologize in advance if I missed something. What I'm trying to do is to have a centralized .bib file that I ...
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Encoding compilation problem with Bibtex Texmaker and LinuxMint

I had absolutely no problem until my last compilation, and I got no idea why I got this error now, because I didn't absolutely touch this line of code nor this page... Here is the error I get : ...
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Use Texmaker to do Beamer Presentation, fail to generate pdf file with math symbols

My problem is that: (1) When I just type normal words or numbers like, $123+456=2$. Texmaker works well, and pdf file can be generated. (2) However, when I use slightly complicated math symbols, ...
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Is it possible to color blocks of source text in TeXmaker?

This is a question about the software itself, not how to code something in latex. I am currently in the process of editing, which for me involves copying and pasting large blocks of text around, ...
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How to use 'marvosim' package in windows8?

I am using Latex with tex editor 'Texmaker' in windows8. But whenever I compile .tex file it shows an error use package marvosim/marvosim.sty not found. How can I fix this problem?
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Installed Texlive 2013, Texstudio and Texmaker runs into Problems

EDIT: Thanks for the provided link it looks very comprehensive. I have resolved my issue it Fontin font by I compiling the source with XeLaTeX after installing fonts in TTF format by downloading them ...
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Texmaker + User Command + Launching graphical editor

I'm trying to customize Texmaker to my needs. I use git to version my documents, so I would like to set a user command to git-commit. An editor should then be invoked to receive my commit message. ...
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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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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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problem with compiling in latex

I have a problem with compiling latex files: in particular i have always this error: Impossible to execute the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex I have ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Toggle focus between Texmaker 4.5 and pdf viewer

There is a shortcut that enables one to directly jump from the editor of Texmaker 4.5 to the .pdf file and vise versa. Ctrl+space : editor ---> .pdf Ctrl+click : .pdf ---> editor When the ...
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Quick build does not compile bibtex file

I have a bibtex .bib file and a main latex file. To get latest references in correct form one needs to run pdflatex, bibtex and pdflatex twice. To to it in a shorter manner, it is already programmed ...