{texniccenter} is for questions related to this free (La)TeX editor for Windows.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

6
votes
0answers
109 views

Is TeXnicCenter dead?

I have been using TeXnicCenter with MikTeX for over 10 years and I love them. However, even if several terrific TeX editors are being migrated from Linux to Windows, TeXnicCenter hasn't received ...
2
votes
1answer
245 views

Failed to create pdf file

My sister is currently writing her thesis and at mid work an error occurred at creating the pdf file. Since I don't have that much experience with Latex myself I can't really help her much with it. ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

No file error when including png image

Installed MikTex2.9 from scratch on Windows and started getting an \syntaxerror from gs for the below png image. MWE: \begin{figure*}% ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

How do I hide blocks in TeXnicCenter

Somehow I turned on the possibility of hiding the blocks (see the picture). I can't find the way to turn it off. Couldn't you help me? P.S. The editor is Texniccenter.
1
vote
1answer
108 views

Problems using Harvard dissertation template

I'm trying to produce a PDF file using the Harvard dissertation template [1] file through XeTeX. I am using TeXnicCenter 2.02 stable (64-bit) on Windows 7. When trying to compile the thesis.tex ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Biblatex references don't work using Biber [duplicate]

I am trying to generate references using package BibLaTeX, but the references don't work. It seems there's something wrong while processing the code. I'm posting my logs and code.The logs are pretty ...
2
votes
0answers
22 views

imakeidx problem when compiled using Texniccenter

I am using imakeidx to customize my index of my thesis. I tried looking for the solution but the nearest I can get is more or less similar question posted by one of the user in this community, pyro. I ...
1
vote
0answers
125 views

glossaries installation issue [closed]

I am having issues with installation of glossaries using MikTex and TexnicCentre on my PC (laptop is OK!). My log files says: INFO latex - running 'initexmf --quiet --update-fndb' to refresh the ...
3
votes
1answer
342 views

Is there a viewer command that will close only the current PDF document in TeXnicCenter?

I currently compile .pdf files using TeXnicCenter with the following settings in Build -> Define Output Profiles -> Viewer -> Close document before running LaTeX: Server: AcroViewR11 Command: ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

texnic-center doesnt output pdf when acrobat already opened [duplicate]

when i try to view an output file of pdf type and at the same time i have a pdf file opened nothing happened my output isnt opened or shown. i can modify the profiles of texnic-center related to ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Troubles with encoding after opening the tex file

I want to open the created by one man latex document in my Texniccenter, but after opening I get this (see the picture). I think this is kinda problem with encoding but anyway I have no idea how to ...
3
votes
3answers
125 views

Difficulty in using multicolumn and multirow table commands

I am trying to implement the following table (picture seen) in LaTeX. I am facing difficulty in writing the code since it consists of both multicolumn and multirow table commands. I truly appreciate ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

Document table of contents tree structure on the left

Is there a software for Windows that allows you to see the tree structure of your document, like in word (you see the table of contents on the left) ? I have Texmaker, but you see only a brief tree ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

texmaker does not compile but texniccenter does?

I am trying to configure texmaker the same as texniccenter, but texmaker does not seem to work while texniccenter works just fine. My latex codes are full of errors but somehow texniccenr finds away ...
4
votes
1answer
44 views

2nd build to PDF stops with 3 errors when previous PDF is still open - Texniccenter 2.02, MikTex, [duplicate]

IT reimaged my PC (Windows 7) and I had to reinstall all the software they don't have on their standard image - including MikTeX and TeXniccenter. If I try to compile and output a PDF the second ...
1
vote
0answers
220 views

TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader 2015

My adobe has been updated to the 2015 version and now I can't get texnic center to open the pdf viewer. I know you have to change the setting under "Build" and "Define Output Profiles" but I can't ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

Cell borders in table disappear in different zoom levels [duplicate]

I'm using Miktex 2.9 and TexnicCenter 2.02 and I would like to have a gray column in my table. I found some examples on the internet. They work, but if I use them, some of the cell borders (only in ...
2
votes
2answers
69 views

TeXnicCenter does not allow to switch between projects

I was struggling to find a TeX editor where I could switch between multiple projects. I have been using TeXnicCenter for some time, but unfortunately, I found that as soon as you open an another ...
2
votes
1answer
192 views

In MikTeX, `mathtools` package not found even if it is installed

I have installed mathools package from MikTeX packahe manager (both normal and admin). However, MikTeX still tries to find it in the mh bundle and does not find it as a separate package. How do I ...
1
vote
1answer
172 views

Sumatra inverse search opens a new instance of Texnic Center

I have a little problem with SumatraPDF inverse search. I followed this post for configuration. When I click "view output", Sumatra shows my PDF (which is a good start), but when I click on a word in ...
0
votes
1answer
430 views

Cannot build .tex file on Texnic Center (The memory dump file could not be found)

I am running MikTex 2.9 on Windows 8 and i am trying to compile my first .tex file. I face the following error when i try to build latex->PS or latex->PDF. latex> latex.exe: The memory dump ...
1
vote
0answers
120 views

How to use pythontex.py from TeXnicCenter?

I have installed Windows 7, MiKTeX 2.9, TeXnicCenter 2.02 stable and Python 3.4.1 (distribution pyzo2015a). I use latex pythontex.ins form cmd to install the package pythontex: . It seems to ...
0
votes
0answers
174 views

How to correctly configure TeXnicCenter to open PDF files with the Microsoft Windows Reader app?

I really like the PDF reader app in Windows 10. I already found out how to open PDF's via command line with it: C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /c start "reader:" But when entering this in TeXnicCenter ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Any way to color in gray/red the text between \iffalse and \fi (like comments)?

Is there a way to change the color of the text between \iffalse.. and \fi, so to make it more (or less) visible? I mean something like the gray color which is given to comments when using %. ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Preview the PDF in TeXnicCenter [duplicate]

I am using TeXnicCenter. It is a little inconvenience that I need to close the .pdf file when I want to re-compiling the .tex file. If there is a possible way to preview the .pdf file at the right ...
3
votes
1answer
162 views

Texniccenter: Biber wont find references

After neglecting Windows and Texniccenter for a time, I am now trying to setup my windows machine to also work with my biber files. I was following this very extensive answer. My working file is ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Problem with displaying pdf files with TeXnicCenter

I have a somehow strange problem. I have been using TeXnicCenter (and MikTeX) for more than half a year without a problem. After compiling my tex files they are displayed in PDFXchange Viewer (which ...
0
votes
1answer
257 views

How to execute commands with TeXnicCenter (MiKTeX, Windows)?

A very basic question: I am a beginner using MiKTeX with Windows (8.1). I only know how to edit and compile with TeXnicCenter. Now and then I learn from this very helpful TeX-forum that it is ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

TeXnicCenter custom build

Is there a possibility to setup custom build for TeXnicCenter? Now all compilation is done using custom make/build cmd bat, however it would be much more convenient to have all this in TeXnicCenter.
16
votes
2answers
11k views

TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC

How to configure TeXnicCenter to work with Adobe Reader DC? When I building and view current file .tex the following error "Can not execute the command" shows up and the PDF is not generated. If ...
2
votes
3answers
75 views

Format: Center 2 lines

I would like to center two centered lines between them. Namely, I would like to center two bullet points and write to their right and to their left. Hope following image helps: Any help is highly ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Texniccenter 2: numbered bookmarks

In Texniccenter 1, there were numbered bookmarks set with Ctrl+1 - Ctrl+9. In Texniccenter 2, this extremely useful command was removed. Can I somehow get back, or emulate, this functionality? As ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Latex error- file 'fancyvrb.sty' not found [duplicate]

I am using Miktex2.9 and Texniccenter and error is coming 'fancyvrb.sty' not found, so what to do can i download it , if yes after downloading where to put the file so that after running the ...
4
votes
1answer
53 views

Acronyms not being displayed

I am new to LaTeX and I am using it for the first time while working on a paper and tried to include an acronym file. The code is as follows \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,numbers=noenddot]{scrartcl} ...
5
votes
2answers
149 views

How can I automatically replace all accentuated characters by the corresponding codes in TeXnicCenter?

First I want to apologise in case the question has already been asked, although I failed to find the topic on this site. So here's the thing : I've recently begun to type my lessons in LaTex using ...
1
vote
1answer
123 views

Table unnecessarily starting from next page in latex

How can i stop my table in latex to start unnecessarily from next page leaving a huge space in previous page? How can i force to start just after the heading. Please help, here is my code: i am using ...
3
votes
0answers
691 views

No PDF output after updating Ghostscript to version 9.16 [closed]

I use TeXnicCenter 2.02 64bit, MikTeX 2.9 64bit and I produce pdf files with gswin64c.exe. My command line in TeXnicCenter is -sPAPERSIZE=a4 -dSAFER -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite ...
2
votes
1answer
183 views

LaTeX not compiling after switching computer

I've changed computers recently; my project was compiling just fine previously, and on the new computer it's not compiling at all. The output is stuck at the last version I compiled on the previous ...
3
votes
0answers
122 views

Inverse-search opens Notepad

I am using TeXnicCenter in combination with SumatraPDF and I have followed these instructions. However, the problem at my university is that I need to use a server-based version of TeXnicCenter, so ...
2
votes
1answer
198 views

TeXnicCenter - makeindex does not generate acronyms and glossary at ones

I am currently working on my master thesis and have to use MiKTeX in combination with TeXnicCenter for writing. I ran across a problem with makeindex. In my Tex Files I use the glossary package. With ...
2
votes
3answers
199 views

Which Windows editors have comment/ uncomment keyboard shortcuts?

I'm a longtime user of TeXnicCenter. I like the fact that there's a keyboard shortcut I can use to comment or uncomment large blocks of text (Ctrl-Q and Ctrl-W, respectively). Are there other LaTeX ...
2
votes
1answer
401 views

Need step by step tutorial to get cites using TeXnicCenter

I have a document, I can't seem to figure out how to compile so that the document 'sees' the bibliography (.bib file) in TeXnicCenter. Here are my bibliography commands: \bibstyle{ieeetr} ...
1
vote
1answer
205 views

Change TeXnicCenter Block Comment Symbol

In TeXnicCenter, highlighting a section of text and selecting Ctrl-Q blocks out the section from TeX by inserting a % at the beginning of each line. I also use TeXnicCenter to edit Asymptote files, ...
2
votes
1answer
119 views

Update / reload files silently

Any way to update / reload files silently in TeXnic Center? Since I often work in combinatio with other tools, it's kind of annoying, that it ask for reloading files on every extern change and scrolls ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Babel Package Installation Problems

At an earlier time babel package is functioning normally. But now, when compiling tex files, MikTeX asked to install the babel package, even after it's installed again and again. The required file ...
2
votes
1answer
222 views

Norwegian letters in bibliography and article text

I'm trying to write an article in English with some Norwegian names in it, both in the article itself as well as in the bibliography (bibtex). Strangely, I don't get the display of the Norwegian ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Portable Version of TeXnicCenter

I have been using TeXnicCenter for a while now, and think it is a great interface. I want to use TeXnicCenter on the computers in the Library, as they have larger monitors, better computers, and ...
3
votes
1answer
314 views

TeXnicCenter Finnish Spelling, how to use a new language/spelling [duplicate]

I am using TeXnicCenter for writing LaTeX documents. Unfortunately, when I am writing in Finnish as I usually do, there is no spell checker in Finnish in TeXnicCenter. All the lines are underlined in ...
2
votes
2answers
124 views

TeXnicCenter: Copying compilation errors [to google]

When a compilation error occurs in TeXnicCenter 2.02, I would like to copy it from the "Build Output" window [to google] So far I'm failing to do so, having to type manually the error description. ...
0
votes
1answer
329 views

line spacing in the 'amsart' document class

In the 'amsart' document class, the 'setspace' package doesn't work. The 'linespread' command, in the preamble, does work, but I don't want the same line spacing throughout my document (i.e. I want ...