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How to configure TeXnicCenter 2.0 with Sumatra (2013/2014 version)

Despite having gone through Configure TexnicCenter with something else than Adobe Reader X and having looked at the TeXnicCenter + Sumatra Tutorial, there seems to some little changes for ...
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How to add new auto-complete options in TeXnicCenter?

When I type "ite" in TeXnicCenter, I see the autocomplete option: \begin{itemize} \item \end{itemize} Pressing ctrl+space will activate the auto-completion. How do I add additional ...
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Confusing code auto-completion in TeXnicCenter yields double \begin

I have experience in programming Python in NetBeans and using the code hints with Ctrl+Space or Tab is a breeze. Here is my experience with using the code hints in TeXnicCenter: When I type the ...
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Configure TexnicCenter with something else than Adobe Reader X

My Adobe decided it should be version X now, and it misbehaves in so many ways. One way is that it is impossible to get it to open a pdf document from within TexnicCenter (or I missed something...) ...
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How can I fix the error “GUI framework cannot be initialized” with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX?

I don't know what I've done, but all of a sudden I am unable to compile any document which uses the geometry package. Minimal (non)-working example: \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Makeindex in TeXnicCenter

I need to create an index in my document, so I put the following lines in my preambel \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{showidx} \makeindex So, when compiling with TeXnicCenter, I noticed the ...
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Adding a keyboard shortcut to the compile process in TeXnicCenter

I am using TeXnicCenter, and have just updated to Adobe Reader X. All in all I'm doing okay with the change, but I have one minor tweak that I'd want to make: I prefer the "Read Mode" view in Adobe ...
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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.
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Acrobat 10

I already tried Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Sumatra PDF but all doesn't work.. The first time if I use latex -> pdf output profile it works. But if something is changed I still get the ...
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MiKTeX: “Font ccicons at 600 not found”

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter 1.0-RC1 (Windows 7) and try to compile the following minimal code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{ccicons} \begin{document} ...
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Is there a way to avoid repetitive compiler warning messages?

I use TeXnicCenter, and use the very convenient 'Compilation Results' window (see screenshot below). I have a number of identical warning* messages (not strictly identical of course, as they point to ...
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*.sty file not found

This question is very similar to a previous post: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter to compose and execute my ...
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BibLaTeX Biber in TeXnicCenter does not produce bibliography

I recently changed to backend=biber after some problems with encoding in bibtex8 ( Biblatex encoding ). Everything seemed to work fine until I added some references and updated the bibliography file. ...
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How to change encoding in TeXnicCenter 2.0?

It is not a duplicate of How do I change the encoding of my files? or How to change the text encoding of a TeXnicCenter project?. I haven't found an answer there. Is there any possibility of changing ...
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How to install our own template on TeXnicCenter?

I am lazy to type the following \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}[showgrid=bottom](6,6) \end{pspicture} \end{document} every ...
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How to type Telugu in LaTeX and genrate PDF using MiKTeX

So far I have been using LaTeX for writing English documents. My favourite editor is TeXlipse in Eclipse. I am also comfortable with TeXnicCenter. My operating system is Windows. But now my intention ...
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Changing typesetting engine from pdfLaTeX to LuaTeX in TeXnicCenter

How does one change the typesetting engine from pdfLaTeX to LuaTeX in TeXnicCenter? Is it sufficient to just change the path to the .exe in Build->Define Output Profiles?
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siunitx overfull hbox dependent on table-format

There are a few similar questions (see here and here) regarding overfull \hboxes in siunitx tables but neither solves/explains the following. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Alternative to bibentry (not biblatex)

Basically I have the same issue as in here: Suppress printing of only \bibentry references with natbib? I want to be able to use the characteristics of bibentry (i.e., I want to print the full ...
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How to get a 1-click compilation of XeLaTeX with Biber using arara?

I want to use XeLaTeX as typesetting engine and Biber for my references. I want to have a 1-click-compilation setup, preferably in a GUI editor. I work on Windows, thus a solution for TeXworks or ...
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Missing final brackets (in one equation { and in other - ]) in the equations

This is my first question on tex.stackexchange, so the formatting will be terrible. I've got a problem with three lengthy equations - the closing brackets, in all three formulas, are not displayed. ...
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Problem with TeXnicCenter and MikTeX

I had installed MiKTeX 2.7 and TeXnicCenter 1 Stable RC1. I had made my Ph.D. thesis files in that but due to an accident my hard drive is crashed and I have to make my thesis again. I am trying to ...
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TeXnicCenter & MiKTeX – “directory where the executable is located”?

I have a 64-bit System running Windows 7. I installed MiKTeX and then tried to install the TeXnicCenter editor. All went well until I clicked on the TeXnicCenter icon on my desktop and was asked ...
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How to get TeXnicCenter to remember the last page viewed in output PDF (as done automatically by TeXworks)

I am using LaTeX=>PDF. When using TeXworks if I change the source .tex file the PDF viewer remembers the last page which was viewed and shows that page in the output PDF. Whilst using ...
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How can I use plain TeX with TeXnicCenter or another IDE?

Currently I use TeCnicCenter and MiKTeX with LaTeX on a Windows machine. I am contemplating using plain TeX for certain purposes. I would like to know how to use TeXnicCenter with plain TeX. I like ...
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Set certain fontsize for a certain part of my document

I'm embedding a figure into my document which contains several \put{}-commands to place texts and formulas over the PDF-figure. The code looks of BLA.pdf_tex looks like this: %% Creator: Inkscape ...
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Biblatex no .bib inserted and no .bbl file created - using TeXnicCenter

I tried to use biblatex for the first time, instead of BibTeX, which was fine, however LaTeX is obviously unable to insert the .bib file because the warning messages stay the same if I intentionally ...
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MiKTeX, TeXnicCenter: can't show PDF file [duplicate]

I've got a problem with my pdf output. When I click the button to create and show the active document I get the alert [DocOpen("%bm.pdf")][FileOpen(%bm.pdf")]. I wonder why, because only creating ...
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How to add another dictionary in LaTeX/TeXnicCenter?

In the options menu in TexnicCenter you can go to the tab Spelling. There is the option to download a dictionary. I did that, but I still cannot choose this dictionary as default language. How can I ...
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How to configure Xindy in TeXnicCenter

I'm using TeXnicCenter with TeX Live and want to switch from MakeIndex to Xindy. Is it enough to change the path of the compiler in the profile section to xindy.exe, or do I have change the parameters ...
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Autocomplete current environment

Is there a keyboard shortcut in TeXnicCenter to complete the current environment? In other words, it should add the appropriate \end{....}.
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How to change the text encoding of a TeXnicCenter project? [duplicate]

I was trying to collaborate with another person on a LaTeX project. Unfortunately we have a text encoding problem. He cant use my ANSI coded files. Now I need to change all my files to UTF8. Is there ...
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TeXnicCenter quick build

I use TeXnicCenter to build my LaTeX documents under Windows 7. I usually have 3-4 tabs open in TeXnicCenter corresponding to the different sections of my document. To build my document I have to go ...
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Is there a reason shift+' writes “ ' instead of just ”?

I was writing something about using Moebius inversion, and to get the correct symbol I write \"{o} to get the umlaut over the o. However, in TeXnicCenter, shift+' automatically writes "' instead of ...
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Latex image not found

running TeXnicCenter LaTex >> PDF produces the following error: LaTex warning: File 'Energy_Arc.png' not found. Output shows empty box where image should be (with same error as above written ...
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autocomplete in TeXnicCenter does not work when biblatex is used

I'm working with TeXnicCenter and I set a up a project file and created my output pdf file and bibliography using biblatex. Everything works well, the document looks the way it should...and now comes ...
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Problem in TeXnicCenter

I have a problem in TeXnicCenter. So I have built the .tex file with Ctrl+F7. I have 0 errors, and now how can I generate the PDF file? That button - Build Output (F7) is disabled. Why? When I press ...
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Log and messages panel “gone”?

I don't know if I accidentally did something, but now I can't see the log-and-messages-panel where I normally see if there were any overfull boxes or errors etc after compiling... How can I make this ...
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The SumatraPDF Inverse-Search for any arbitrary Editor

I wanna use texmaker+sumatra, winEdt8+sumatra and texnic Center+sumatra together. I set the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search option on all editors. But the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search does not work on WinEdt ...
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How to get " in TeXnicCenter with auto-replacement for quotation marks enabled

I usually appreciate TeXnicCenter's feature of automatically replacing " with `` and '', but sometimes I actually need " in the source, e.g. in "| to prevent a ligature. Is there a clever way (like a ...
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Get help on errors in TeXnicCenter

Sometimes, I get errors when I compile with pdfLaTeX in TeXnicCenter. Looking through the error logs, I get something like: See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H ...
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Ignoring arguments of label, ref etc. for spell checking in TeXnicCenter

It is well-known that the argument of certain commands (label, ref, cite are typical examples) almost never make any sense in LaTeX, and should be hence avoided when spell checking is performed. I ...
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How to search in the math scope of a tex file only using texniccenter?

Say I want to look for occurances of a variable Y in a .tex file in texniccenter. Then it would make sense to restrict the search to occurances of Y that occur in a math environment. Thus the Y in ...
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Forward search from input file using TeXNicCenter

I'm using TeXnicCenter 2 Beta 1 (on a Windows Vista machine) and I am trying to use the forward search. It is configured with SumatraPDF so that when I press F5 to View Output, SumatraPDF comes to ...
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TexnicCenter: Multiple tabs in ONE window instead of Multiple Instances (Multiple Windows)?

I now have the new TexnicCenter 2.0 Alpha 4 and my problem is that I want the .tex files to open in tabs in one window, instead of multiple instances. This always fills my entire Taskbar as I work ...
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\usepackage{tikz} not working

I'm using MikTex and am trying to import the TikZ package to draw some graphics in LaTeX. When the pdf builds however it doesn't recognise the package TikZ and fails. Every other package I am using ...
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Sync between Adobe and Texniccenter

I am using TeXnicCenter and Adobe Acrobat Pro 11. My problem is whenever I compile my article in TeX -> PDF profile, it produces the output PDF and give me back from the first page, it does not ...
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Installation of TeXnicCenter dictionary

I downloaded the Portuguese dictionary from OpenOffice repository. Following the instructions provided in the TeXnicCenter documentation, I moved the .aff and .dic files to the language folder of the ...
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compiled pdfs cannot be opened in Adobe Reader 11

I use TeXnic-Center 2.0 Beta 2 (64 Bit) and MiKTeX 2.9. I have a problem with my Adobe Reader 11. I cannot open compiled pdfs, AR 11 says that the pdf is damaged and cannot be repaired. I already ...
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Split the window in TeXnicCenter Beta 2.0

I use Windows 7. I have a project open and a file from that project. I want to split the window using Window->Split to edit one part of the document while seeing another one. The split option is ...