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Global Find and Replace in TeXnicCenter

I have multiple files open in tabs in TeXnicCenter, and I want to run a find-and-replace on every file simultaneously. Is there an easy way to do this? Currently, I am using Ctrl+H in each file ...
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An issue when using TeXnicCenter Alpha and Adobe Reader 10

I use TeXnicCenter Alpha, DDE control TeXnicCenter, MikteX 2.7, Adobe Reader 10, and Windows 7. Whenever I build, the log file reads "undefined !control sequence" and whenever I output the file, the ...
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TeXnicCenter keyboard shortcut to move outside math environment? [closed]

Suppose in TeXnicCenter I use keyboard shortcut to get some environment like this (or any other): \begin{equation} \end{equation} After finishing with equation cursor stays inside and one need to ...
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Windows 7: problem with TeXnicCenter, MiKTeX2.9

Please help! They have updated my computer to Windows 7, and I have tried to reinstall MiKTeX2.9 and TeXnicCenter. When I run a LaTeX program, it tries to install 412 files from CTAN, and I get the ...
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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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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 typing macros

Sometimes my LaTeX document gets long and messy, and so it's hard for me to look through and find what I want. When I program, I usually have a macro in my IDE that creates a separator of comments to ...
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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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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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LaTeX viewer and forward search: how to achieve?

(solved) I am facing some problem with viewing the PDF. I am using TeXnicCenter on windows. How can I direct Adobe Reader 10.1 so that it opens at the place where the file was last edited? This is ...
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TeXnicCenter on Windows: Building Problems

I'm having problems building a book file (using the memoir class) in the latest version of TeXnicCenter on Windows 7: I have a main file which uses \includefrom{} to include each chapter; ...
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In TeXnicCenter, click on error in output window does not show where error occured

I recently downloaded the most recent version of TeXnicCenter. In the past when I built my project, I could click on an error or warning message in the output window and a green arrow would appear to ...
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MiKTeX, TeXnicCenter and “cancel” package - errors [closed]

EDIT2: I answered it below. I had duplicate of my cancel.sty where my .tex file was. That made some troubles (obviously). EDIT: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[croatian]{babel} ...
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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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Snippet Manager in TeXnicCenter

I was wondering how do one find/use snippet manager for LaTeX code snippets in TeXnicCenter? I want to be able to define keyboard shortcuts such as for e.g., keystrokes: shift + $+$ ⇒ \[ ...
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No building file; No LaTeX=>PDF

I installed MiKTeX 2.8 and TeXnicCenter on a friend's PC. There seems to be a quite weird issue. There seems to be missing the option "LaTeX=>PDF". Clicking on the arrow to select the output file ...
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How to avoid getting “` when typing ” in TeXnicCenter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a reason shift+' writes " ' instead of just "? I'm using Windows 7 with TeXnicCenter 1.0 stable release candidate 1. I changed my keyboard ...
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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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\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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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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Single quotes in double quotes

I want to write "''" (to denote the empty string). However in LaTeX, when I try to enter "''", TexnicCenter replaces it with ``'''' , which displays as “”” (first pointing left, second two pointing ...
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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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Change to class file not reflected

I am using a class file to help document my thesis. I need to make some basic changes and I therefore go and edit my class file. I save it and then in Texnic Center when I do shift+ctrl+f5 I do not ...
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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.