{texstudio} is about the LaTeX editor TeXstudio, formerly called TexMakerX. It is a fork of another editor called Texmaker, which has its own tag {texmaker}.

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TeXstudio: How to associate tex syntax color scheme to non tex file?

In TeXstudio I want to associate different files with tex coloring scheme. For example, I open .stex file and the syntax is not colored. This .stex file is the same tex file, I just renamed it for ...
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TeXStudio does not load dictionary files

I have the following problem with TeXStudio. I have several dictionaries installed in the correct directory but the program does not recognize them. Actually the list of dictionaries that appears ...
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\autocite Highlighted yet works?

I have problem in which I am using \autocite within TexMakerX and it is being highlighted as an unrecognized command yet, when I use the LaTeX to PDF command, it seems to work. There is no error when ...
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Upgrading from TexMakerX to TexStudio on OSX

How do install TexStudio so that it keeps all of my settings from TexMakerX or will it simply overwrite the old program?
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Keyboard shortcut for going to the next automatically boxed parameter in editor?

I am using TeXstudio and whenever I insert a LaTeX function such as \frac{num}{den} by typing in the first few letters (e.g."\fr") and pressing enter for autocompletion, it puts the parameters, in ...
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Table of contents: uncoloured but still clickable, with coloured internal links elsewhere

I am using the following: \definecolor{darkgreen}{RGB}{41,159,49} \usepackage[colorlinks=true, urlcolor=blue, linkcolor=darkgreen, linktoc=none, citecolor=darkgreen]{hyperref} To colour links and ...
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SumatraPDF inverse search for RNW files

I'm using TexStudio to edit my rnw files. I setup an inverse search from SumatraPDF to TexStudio using THIS (verbatim) which is a renewed version of THIS. When I double click a text in SumatraPDF it ...
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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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wrapping inside preview pane of TeXstudio

I'd like text in the inline preview pane to wrap according to its width. Currently the preview pane assumes the width of the document class and I have to use the horizontal scrollbar to see all of the ...
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How to add new packages to TeXStudio

I'm completely new to writing in LaTeX and am therefore starting up with a pre-made report template. However when I just try to compile the template I get the message that following file is required. ...
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How to assign a shortcut key/macro for TODO notes in TexStudio?

I need to write a lot of %todo notes inside TexStudio, so I need a shortcut to do so. I thought of assigning a macro but I couldn't, because as soon as I enter % the radio button of type inside the ...
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how to add a document class to texstudio

I want to add a new document class to TexStudio. the document class is named "AEA" and is available in this link(the first .zip file below "Please note:") The code will look like this ...
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XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio (2)

I'm issuing the same problem like in this question, but unfortunately it was closed for whatever reason: XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio When I try to compile the .tex file from the ...
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Moving in TeXstudio on a Mac

is there a way to make TeXstudio's shortcuts behave as one would expect on OS X? In particular, Command+Left usually moves the cursor to the beginning of the line, but in TeXstudio it takes me left a ...
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Define a TeXStudio keyboard shortcut macro that activates only in math mode

I am using TexStudio 2.6.6 and what I need is to create a custom keyboard shortcut macro that will insert _{%|} whenever I type _ in math code only. Or a macro that will insert ^{%|} whenever I type ^ ...
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Autocompletion in texstudio : \frac

I recently moved from Texmaker to TeXstudio, and there is one thing in autocompletion that I loved with Texmaker and which doesn't seem to work by default on TeXstudio : when I would begin to type ...
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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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Problem with scrolling in TeXStudio

I am using Macbook Pro and TeXStudio. While viewing the Tex file, the page is always scrolling back to the top automatically. How to solve this ?
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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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pdflatex custom command for texstudio only run in cmd

I've just installed MikTex by which TexStudio came aswell as the editor. So far the editor seems fine. My only problem arises once I have to compile and actually look at what I've created. For now ...
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Inserting images into TeXstudio

I am using TeXstudio on my Lenovo laptop, and am running into an exasperating difficulty. Whenever I try to drag my file image into the "typing area," all that comes up is a bunch of gibberish. Here ...
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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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Automatic file backup in Texstudio

Is it possible to set up Texstudio such that it makes a backup of each LaTeX file it opens before any edit?
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How can I Fix Unrecognize command in TeXStudio 2.6 and 2.5

when i am using the pdflscape package, when i use \begin{landscape} this command changes color and upon placing the pointer on it, it shows unrecognized command massage and same as for ...
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Some Sections in the Structure Pane are Highlighted Red

Being a newbie to LaTeX, while adding a new page to an existing Latex template using TeXstudio some sections of the document turned red in the Structure Pane. Kindly someone may explain the reason ...
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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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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 could not start command (ProTeXt)

I am running Windows 7 and I have installed the ProTeXt package. I am using MiKTeX and TeXstudio however my TeXstudio seems not to work as I get the following error message: Error: Could not start ...
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Pdflatex problem with Texstudio and Miktex 2.9

I'm trying to build a tex file with TeXstudio 2.3 (and MikTeX 2.9 installed separately), which builds with no problem using LEd. When I run pdflatex with TeXstudio, I get the error message (and thus ...
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Change background colour of toolbars in TeXstudio

With How do I change color settings in TeXStudio? and Anyone willing to share his/her custom dark theme for TeXstudio? I managed to change the colour of the editor (in this case to a darker theme to ...
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TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available”, although it is!

I have the same issue as this person: Dictionary for TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available” with the exception, that I have the dictionaries. I also downloaded some, only to check if mine don't work. ...
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The text in pdf is not smooth [duplicate]

I am using TeXstudio to edit Latex and create pdf files. The text is not smooth in the pdf files created by TeXstudio in my computer. When I zoom in, it will be But if I use my friend's computer to ...
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System encoding in TexStudio 2.8

When recently updated my texstudio to v2.8, it turns out that the option of "system" encoding (i.e. system's native ASCII configuration) isn't one of the options when choosing an encoding. Assuming ...
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How do I compile standalone files in TeXStudio?

I get some unexpected behavior when I try to "Build & View" or "Compile" the standalone file mysubfile.tex in TeXstudio. The following results in expected behavior: Open fresh session of ...
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Texstudio - Preview no longer jumps to text where cursor is at

Yesterday I accidentally hit the escape button instead of the backward quote (`) button, causing my preview to close. I reopened it by pressing f7 but whenever I build & view now using the F1 ...
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Package pdftex.def Error

I am a learner to Latex. I am using Texstudio to edit the word. When I try to insert a .eps format figure, this error happens. Error: Package pdftex.def Error The code is: \documentclass{book} ...
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How to 'Go to Source' for a .Rnw file with knitr on TexStudio

So, I am TeXStudio and R on Windows 8 and have configured with knitr as follows: "C:\Program Files\R\R-3.0.3\bin\Rscript" -e "library(knitr, lib.loc='C:/Users/User/Documents/R/win-library/3.0'); ...
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Automatically restore Texstudio session on startup

Is there an option to restore automatically the last session on startup with Texstudio?
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Texstudio: modify size of line numbers

With more than 1000 lines the line numbering in Texstudio 2.7.0 takes up a sizeable chunk of my display. I already discovered that it's possible to disable the line numbers in Options -> Advanced ...
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naming argument and optional-argument for \def, \newcommand and newenvironment

I know how to create a new command or an environment. I think it will much better if I can specify name of the arguments. For example in framebox command and array environment below, we know exactly ...
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Resetting a dictionary in TexStudio/MikTeX

I accidentally "always ignore"d a wrong wrong word. How do I undo it and make the old dictionary clean again?
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How to make figure captions working inside a macro?

I am writing a report often having the need to insert two figures next to each other with separate figure numbers (not subfigures a,b). To speed up the process I wrote a macro but somehow the captions ...
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How to export custom TexStudio shortcut and macro?

Since I usually re-install, either the OS or TexStudio. It's frustrated to configure everything again. I save the profile and restore but those information were not in there.
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How to fix this error when launching texindy in windows using TeXstudio editor?

I noticed that recently, when I launch texindy using the shortkey in TeXstudio F12 it throws an error: Process started: texindy.exe usage: texindy.pl [-V?h] [-qv] [-iglr] [-d magic] [-o ...
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Auto goto active line TeXstudio

I have used TeXstudio for some time. Since my computer crashed the other day, I had to reinstall it. After I have reinstalled TeXstudio it have stopped automatically going to the active line. ...
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How to make “Go to Source” work for file with eps Figures in TexStudio

I am using TexStudio and my TeX file contains a .eps figure, which cannot use the PDF Chain. I change it to DVI->PDF Chain, and then the PDF file cannot successfully compile. However, I cannot use ...
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Printing Glossaries in amsart using TexStudio

I am trying to make a glossary in an amsart document using TeXstudio but the glossary will not print. I've downloaded xindy, arara, and perl and have tried to use all of them, but to no avail. Any ...
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Change the path where (the internal viewer of) TexStudio looks for the generated PDF file?

I've changed almost all TextStudio commands to generate temporary files into a different build directory. I need this behavior because I'm syncing the source directory with the cloud and this way I ...
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Texmaker / TeXstudio does not compile XeLaTeX with MiKTeX portable

I am trying to migrate from TeXworks to Texmaker (just for the fact that it is better for handling multi-files projects). I am using portable versions of both MiKTeX and Texmaker, so, in Texmaker I ...
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biber stopped working? [duplicate]

Got on today to add a citation to a document that I last edited on Friday (2 days ago). Now I am getting this message when I run "Bibliography" (from within TeXstudio) "No such file or directory at'' ...