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biblatex with APA problem [closed]

Hi I basically want to use biblatex instead of apacite. When I try run the following code, it just doesn't run: \begin{filecontents}{myref.bib} @ARTICLE{ref1, author = "A. E. Gill", title ...
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Is it possible to add more commands to the Texstudio tikz panel?

Texstudio has quite useful panels for entering Tikz, PSTricks, Metapost and Asymptote commands automatically without typing them. The set of tikz commands are very limited though. I was wondering if ...
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How to compile files with non-ASCII paths?

I cannot compile files with non-ASCII paths. I am using XeLaTeX from MikTex and TexStudio on Windows. Is it possible to read paths as utf8? The specific path contains Chinese. If I change what ...
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Errors using chemstyle in LaTeX [closed]

I am a total novice with no TeX or programming experience, trying to learn how to use LaTeX in general, but specifically attempting to use the 'chemstyle' package, so as to allow for automated ...
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TeXstudio - Make recognition of bibliography changes work with output_directory parameter [duplicate]

I have a problem regarding TeXstudio (on a Windows machine, using MiKTeX) and the output_directory parameter of biber. I changed this parameter together with the pdflatex parameter aux-directory, so ...
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TeXstudio: Finalize placeholder, red frame, red box [duplicate]

When TeXstudio completes a command like \label{key} that requires an argument a placeholder is positioned between curly brackets. The placeholder is surrounded by a red frame. When jumping forward ...
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TexStudio with MiKTeX - arabtex [closed]

I try to setup an environment for translating some Tex document to arabic but that gives me some headaches. I always end up with a document having ??????? instead of the arabic letters. Simple ...
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TeXstudio add new Thesaurus [closed]

I just installed TeXStudio because I think it has more features than TeXmaker. One thing I can't get to work is the thesaurus. I have downloaded and installed a Danish thesaurus from LibreOffice, ...
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Resizing stand alone images

I'm trying to use the standalone package to produce .jpeg files from my TiKz code. I use TexStudio and Windows 8.1. I have both pdf2svg and ImageMagik installed. If I use the following code, ...
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Is there a GUI for presentations?

It could save lots of work if there was a graphical user interface (like in PowerPoint) to create presentations with beamer. Copy-pasting, or creating frames with mouse would be very convenient. ...
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“\No”: “Undefined control sequence” in TeXStudio (TeXLive)

! Undefined control sequence. \@title ->Home work \\ Economics \No ~2 l.16 \maketitle Today, I tried to change my text-editor from TeXworks to TeXStudio (and MiKTeX to ...
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Ctrl+I produces Tab character instead of italizing text

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Xfce 4.8. Only in some applications, namely TexStudio (v2.6.6) and TexMaker (v4.1), Ctrl+I inserts one Tab character instead of making text italic. How do I troubleshoot ...
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Working with several dictionaries problem - TexStudio

As suggested in Dictionary for TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available”, I have downloaded the dictionaries that I want. I can see that TexStudio is recognizing them, from the Options --> Configure ...
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Directive for picture in TeXStudio

I recently discover directive in TeXStudio like %!TEX root = ../main.tex, this is fantastic. I tried to find the directive saying the folder where picture should be upload. I mean, is there a ...
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Placing text between two figures

I am just starting in LaTex and I am trying to create a custom titlepage. In our laboratory reports we are asked to have something similar to the image attached. I am having problems aligning the text ...
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TeXStudio and TortoiseSVN

I'm guessing that TortoiseSVN is the most common Subversion client on Windows. It has a very nice point and click interface integrated into Windows Explorer. The TeXStudio editor (which we recommend ...
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How to compile from a subchapter or how to set root file?

I have a document structure with subfiles/subchapters. Until know i worked with TexMaker and TexLive on Windows and with the following line in every subfile, everything just worked great. %!TEX root ...
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Convert TikZ to EPS using pdfLaTeX

I would like to convert my TikZ images to EPS format and save in a separate file while pdfLaTeX compiles my document, ideally. Note I am using MikTeX and TeXstudio. Otherwise, I would like to be able ...
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How to add a table of contents in Latex using TeXStudio?

I'm trying to simply add a table of contents to my report using TeXStudio by using the following command after the abstract: \tableofcontents This creates a heading Table of Contents but it ...
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pdflatex and TexStudio includegraphic problem

I'm having (no Boundingbox) problem even using pdflatex engine. It's strange because it's working fine with MikTex but not Texstudio. Sadly I want to stick to TexStudio now. I've included the code ...
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update pdf automatically using texstudio

I am using texstudio on mac os x. Each time I change some sentences in my .tex file and I need to see the results, I have to close the previous .pdf (if it is already opened) and regenerate the .pdf. ...
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How to update old version of TeXstudio in Windows 7?

I am using TeXstudio 2.3 the last two years. Now new versions are available. I want to update the old version. Is it possible to update without uninstalling the previous version? Is there any way to ...
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How to set user commands in TexStudio?

I installed TexStudio in my Mac and now I want to set a user command. That command should run one .bat file. How can I achieve this?
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quick build in latex

I am using TexStudio for writing a thesis in latex. In order to access the chapters easier, I have made a separate folder for each chapter and ultimately, I have included all the tex files in the main ...
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Undefined control sequence. \begin{document} when compiling via Xelatex

This question has been asked several times before, but I think every individual's experience is a bit different. I have tried 3 latex templates, all of them giving the same error. Just for a ...
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Missing package error

When I try to compile the tex file template I see this error What could the reason be? And how can I solve it?
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Why is this giving the error “Missing number, treated as zero”?

I cannot understand why on earth the following latex code is giving error. Nothing seems wrong to me. Could you please find why this error occurring? I have added an image to show the error message. I ...
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TexStudio contents in pdf viewer

I recently started using TexStudio and it is a huge improvement over the experience with TexMaker. I have a question regarding the pdf viewer. At some point I closed the panel which holds the table of ...
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Texstudio: How to change color of internal pdf viewer?

I apply a dark theme to TeXstudio. Is it possible to make the internal pdf viewer dark, too? Is there at least an option to invert colors? I do not want to use an external reader because I like the ...
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chemformula: No auto-completion in TeXstudio?

I have trouble getting auto-completion to work with chemformula in TeXstudio. I have other packages working just fine. The .cwl-file is showing up in "Options > Configure TeXstudio > Completion", ...
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TeXStudio is overwriting second `\` after automatically having closed a bracket (`\{\text\}` is turning into `\{\text}`)

In general I would like TeXStudio to close my brackets (including {}), but there is always the same problem while using this feature (especially in mathmode): Assuming I want to write something like ...
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How can I have TeXstudio recognize my own commands which it already auto-completes?

I have reinstalled TeXstudio and can't seem to find the setting anymore. I'd like my own commands–which I defined in the preamble–to be recognized by TeXstudio and not highlighted as syntax errors. ...
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New line after reaching margins

I wonder if there is a way to tell to WinEdt (or TexStudio) to start a new line when a word reaches the margins of a document. The reason is that I don't like to have long expressions and I don't ...
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How to change the color of a magic comment

In TeXStudio you can have magic comments: % !TeX. I want to change their foreground color, but can't find that option in the Syntax Highlighting tab in the configuration options. How can I change ...
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How can I tell TeXstudio to delete delete .bcf, .run.xml, and .synctex.gz?

TeXstudio's Tool "Clean Auxiliary Files" does not delete .bcf, .run.xml, and .synctex.gz files. On the other hand, in TexWorks you can edit a configuration file to tell it to delete whatever file ...
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TexStudio, MiKTeX and Sumatra; Compilation Issue

All is in place: latest version of TexStudio, latest version of MiKTeX (I chose the installation for my 64x windows 8.1), and latest version of SumatraPDF. I installed every package by hand which ...
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What's “PDF Chain” in TeXstudio, and how to modify it?

I basically want to modify the Build & View command to include bibtex in its steps. The default option is PDF Chain, which I thought could be broken down into more steps and added bibtex to it. ...
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If the usage of the $ symbols for typing maths is undesirable why many editors still use them?

After read this question: Unnumbered equations: Any difference between \begin{equation*} and [? which led me to this other: What are the differences between $$, [, align, equation and displaymath? ...
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TeXStudio: Any command is an “Undefined control sequence” [duplicate]

I'm trying to configure TeXStudio (using Windows) with MiKTeX. I configured the path to latex.exe and pdflatex.exe in Options\Commands and still I get errors compiling any .tex. Every command (like ...
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TeXstudio readAllStandardOutputStr seems not to work

I try to insert automatic timestamps into a LaTeX file, to get id's for some items On a windows machine I have got the following macro (JavaScript): %SCRIPT var ...
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Deleting ps automatically

While using the pdf latex chain, how can one delete the *.ps file automatically right after the pdf has been created? *.ps files can be big (~100 MB). Hence, this question.
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TeXstudio: Building and Compiling Issue

I am using TeXstudio, and am running into some difficulties. I have MikTex (evidently this is needed), but it still won't compile. If I add any new content to my LateX document, and then click the ...
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How to fix showing table labels in TeXstudio when using ctable package?

In TeXstudio editor one can easily choose which labels to reference as soon as you type the cross-referencing-macro you intended to use, for instance, \cref{} of the cleveref package (see image ...
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TexMaker/TexStudio manual invocation of auto-completition

I have started using TexStudio and TexMaker (as I think they are quite similar) but I have failed to find in the scarce documentation there is available (and a brief online searching) a shortcut that ...
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Graphic tool in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I have started to use TexStudio for making my documents in LaTeX (beginner mode, by the way); and I was wondering if there is any software that allows to make graphs so they can be transformed ...
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load custom .cwl on a per-document basis in TexStudio

Say I have document A in which I define a new command, \foo. I'd like to have \foo{} autocomplete in document A, but document B does not use \foo. Instead, it uses a command \food. I don't want ...
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Smart quote in TeXstudio

A useful feature of TeXworks is the smart quote. Does TeXstudio have a similar feature? (to replace "" and '' with their Unicode opening and closing counterparts)
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TeXstudio: How to add custom highlighting for custom environment?

Until there is a cwl file for the paralist package, I would like to just include the compactenum environment into the custom highlighting list in the TeXstudio Options. I tried adding compactenum in ...
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TeXStudio not compiling .Rnw properly with “scholar” R package

I'm working on making my CV with LaTeX, but I'm having an issue with including some R code. I'm using knitr and have made a user command for TeXStudio as follows: ...
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TeXstudio should not automatically sync between PDF viewer and LaTeX source

The embedded PDF viewer in TeXstudio loads and opens automatically the corresponding LaTeX files when I scroll through the PDF document. Since I have a lot of LaTeX files I would like to open the ...