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How to get TikZ externalization to work with Sumatra and Texniccenter

I use externalization, as described in the TikZ manual, to obtain a PDF file that only contains a specific figure. This involves using the PDFLaTeX Option --jobname=figure when I create a build ...
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How to compile a document with EPS images using TeXnicCenter?

I have all my input images in EPS format. I am using TeXnicCenter. When I use latex->dvi output profile, all of the EPS images show up fine. However when I want to take the final output by using ...
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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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Bibliography in TeXnicCenter

How can I compile a project in TeXnicCenter, so that I'll get the bib references correctly. In a default installation of TeXnicCenter I don't see usage of BibTeX in any of the output profiles ...
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get TexnicCenter alpha 3 to reuse open window by default? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TexnicCenter: Multiple tabs in ONE window instead of Multiple Instances (Multiple Windows)? I've noticed that when I double click on a .tex file, Texnic Center keeps ...
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How can I write greek in TexnicCenter with Miktex

Using the standard babel package is compeltely counter-intuitive as the letters in the keyboard do not match the babel package and also the accent is in a different key which makes it impossible to ...
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BBL file withTeXlive 2010 not generating

I just installed the TexLive 2010 package on Win XP and using the TexnicCenter editor. I linked the executables to the BIN directories. Compiling with latex.exe and with pdflatex.exe works well, but ...
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In TeXnicCenter I'm trying to produce a PDF but no output is being created

Very simple really. I installed TeXnicCenter, Adobe Reader X and MiKTeX 2.9. Tried to build a code in the PDF format. I get 4 new files but no .pdf file. Yet another option listed as LaTeX => PS => ...
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Closing file problem when opening FoxitReader with TexnicCenter

I use the FoxitReader instead of Acrobat Reader to see the pdf files. I defined it when I installed TeXnicCenter. When a new file is compiled, it does not automatically closes off the old one. So in ...
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TeXnicCenter 2 Alpha 3 deleting my .tex files

I am using TeXnicCenter 2 Alpha 3, and I'm experiencing a weird problem where it seems to be deleting my .tex files occasionally. I'm not sure this is the best place to ask, but I wasn't sure where ...
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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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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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biblatex in TeXnicCenter?

How do I "install" biblatex in texniccenter? The editor has either an option to use "BibTex" or not. How do I "hook" biblatex into it instead? Sorry I am completely lost in what I am doing here.
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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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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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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 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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Shortcut for “{}” and “()” in TeXnicCenter

Does anybody know of a way to create a keyboard short-cut for inserting a set of {}'s and ()'s in TeXnicCenter? I have looked into defining my own Text Modules in the Insert tab, but this still ...
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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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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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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.