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F5/output command no longer works

All of a sudden the output button F5 won't work. The TeX file compiles just fine and a new .pdf is in fact generated in the storage folder on the flashdrive. But hitting the F5-key now forces a ...
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LaTeX 'Cannot execute this comand'

working first time with TeX, installed TexNicCenter and MikTeX. I got some .tex files which I want to convert to .pdf just to make sure everything is installed properly and it works so I can stark ...
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How to create nomenclature using TeXnicCenter?

I have trouble executing the nomenclature. I saw many posts in the internet like Using package nomencl and List of symbols or abbreviations (nomenclature) but I am unable to do it. I would like to ...
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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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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 ...
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texnic-center doesn't 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 happens: my output isn't opened or shown. I can modify the profiles of texnic-center related to ...
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Enable shell escape in texniccenter for latex->dvi->pdf

Since I have many tikz figures in my dissertation, I would like to externalize them as suggested in this topic: How to expand TeX's "main memory size"? (pgfplots memory overload) But I ...
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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 ...
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Specific font displays next letter instead of current

Problem is simple, when I write "a" it shows "b" and so on, but only for common letters (for example polish "ń" was left as it should be). Weird thing about it is that only one font in the family ...
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ConText under Windows

I'm very frustrated by the fact that almost all ConText documentations are outdated. For example, I followed the steps in ConText Garden Wiki's "Adapting TeXnicCenter for processing ConTeXt documents" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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*}% ...
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How to configure TeXnicCenter 2.0 with Sumatra (2013--2016 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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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 ...
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I need help, invisible window [closed]

I was playing with the different options in TeXnicCenter, when I came across the transparency option in the view tab. It lets you adjust the transparency between Adobe Reader and TeXnicCenter, and of ...
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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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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to Save the Changes of File

I am using MikTeX and TeXnicCenter. This is intended to save the file changes. How to compile the LaTeX files, for example file.tex, to be indexed pdf files. For the first time will be compiled ...
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\usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} does not work, backend=bibtex works

When using the backend=biber option, I get a warning: package Biblatex warning: Please (re)run Biber on the file: (biblatex) myproject Result: References are not recognized. Yes. A similar ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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How to indent in TeXnicCenter?

I am using TeXnicCenter as my LaTeX editor. My problem is with indentation. When I select text and I use tab the text will not be indented correctly. It will look like this: Original text: ...
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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 ...
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M4 Circuit Macros with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX 2.9/Windows 7

I'm trying to run M4 Circuit Macros with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX 2.9/Windows 7 but keep getting a compile error as follows: pdflatex> I can't finde file 'quick' pdflatex> l.6 \input quick I ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader 2015 [closed]

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 %. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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MiKTeX / TeXnicCenter / Adobe Reader: No pdf produced

I know this post may be related to others on MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter, I read most of those. Yet, my problem is still unsolved. Any help would be awesome! I used to work on TeXnicCenter on another ...
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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 ...