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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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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 res=system("c:\\cygwin\\bin\\...
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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 below)...
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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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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: How to use default icon for user command in toolbar?

I defined a user command like this And I add it to custom toolbar But you see the icon is What I want is to use icon of Pdflatex, like that in the "Tools" menu How to do this?
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Math mode macro in TeXstudio

I want to set up a macro in TeXstudio for math mode which displays $*$ and places the cursor at position *. So far I have tried using $%|$ but upon triggering, this macro does not allow text insertion ...
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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: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/...
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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 ...
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TexStudio 2015 error

I have just updated my Mac to El Capitan. I also updated my MacTex to the newest MacTex 2015 by downloading and installing it. I also updated my TexStudio to TeXstudio 2.10.2 (the latest version). Now,...
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Shortcut/macro for surrounding words with brackets

When using BibTeX I usually need to fix broken capitalization by surrounding words with brackets (as answered in BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file). I also use this to fix some issues ...
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Where does TexStudio get its citation autocomplete list from?

Using \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex}, I can reference an external .bib file using \addbibresource{foo.bib}. In TeXStudio 2.9.4, autocomplete will provide me with a list of citation keys when I ...
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Is it possible to auto-insert corresponding labels to chapter, sections, subsections,..?

I want to auto-insert a label when I complete a new chapter, section, subsection, ... and so using the auto-complete function. Essentially I want to overwrite the existing one to do the following: ...
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Texstudio does not display citations and bibliography properly

I installed texlive-full and texstudio under Ubuntu and created a MyLibrary.bib file by exporting my zotero library. In my main.tex-file I have given the following instructions to include my library: ...
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TexStudio says package not found

I use TexStudio 2.8 with MikTex. I have all packages installed on my computer and some of them actually work. The problem is that if I hover the mouse over \usepackage{fontspec} I get a Package: ...
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TeXstudio has no commands

Unfortunately I had to reinstall my Windows and I installed MiKTeX using the 64 bit installer and everything went fine including running TeXworks and compiling something (so I assume everything is ...
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How can I align a question and a TikZ figure?

\documentclass[10pt]{exam} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \pagestyle{empty} \newcommand{\degre}{\ensuremath{^\circ}} \begin{document} \definecolor{qqwuqq}{rgb}{0,0.39,0} \definecolor{...
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How to add plaintext wordlist as a TexStudio dictionary?

I found a great wordlist of scientific terms for spellchecking. How can I add this to TexStudio? I have tried following the instructions on the site by renaming the txt file to dic and putting it ...
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TexStudio indents the line instead of inserting a tab when I press Tab

Even though I have no characters selected, TeXstudio 2.8.4 appears to indent the whole line instead of inserting \t at the position my cursor is. This makes it a pain to, for instance, use tabs to ...
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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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Update TeXstudio portable and keep settings

I updated TeXstudio portable 2.6.6 to 2.8.2 by copying the content of the zip-file into the existing directory. Unfortunately, all settings, macros etc. were gone when starting the new TeXstudio. How ...
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Image file not found

I was developing a document in Latex using TexStudio that was installed in windows7 and now I want to continue in Ubuntu. I installed Latex in Ubuntu and compiled my same project but I got error ! ...
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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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“Failed to find …x.pdf” error message in Texstudio [closed]

I have been using Miktex for years and now wish to use Texstudio as it looks much easier and faster. To do so, I set up Texstudio on my PC and wrote a very simple code to start off. However, the code ...
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Tex Studio bib file error

When I compile my .bib file in texstudio it says that log file is not However when I compile the latexcode which refers to that .bib file. I can see the reference page, However let say I cite a ...
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MikTeX and TeXStudio portables both unpacked to usb flash drive. Now What?

I downloaded the portable packages of MikTex and TeXStudio, and unpacked them onto usb flash drive. I do not understand what to do next to configure the TeXstudio to use or work with the MikTeX. I ...
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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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Problems with environments in TeXStudio

This document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{lemma}{Lemma} \newcommand{\mycommand}{Here is the command} \begin{document} \begin{lemma} Here is the lemma \end{lemma} \...
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How can I open View PDF in the page the cursor is at TexMakerX?

I've been using TexMakerX for about a week. In the document I'm producing, I use pdfLaTeX (F6) to generate the output file, and then I use View PDF (F7). When I use View PDF, it's supposed to open at ...
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TeXstudio: Is there a way to keep my custom macros and shortcuts in a separate file?

I've created some macros and corresponding shortcuts; found them in my texstudio.ini file (Macros and keysetting keys), buried deep among lots of predefined stuff. Is there a way to 'modularize' it a ...
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how to add table from word to texstudio using macro?

i have a table of 3 pages in the word document, and it will be very time consuming to copy and paste the individual entities from word to texstudio, please guide me any short cut to manage all these ...
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Texstudio \begin{subfigure} unreognized command

I'm really new to latex so please excuse my cluelessness. I'm using the subcaption package to make subfigures in my doccument like so: \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} \...
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Citing in Texstudio gives jibberish symbols in autocomplete citation commands

When I cite in Texstudio, the bibtex keys appear as jibberish and renders unusable in the autocomplete command in TexStudio, see attached figure. My .bib and .tex files are encoded in UTF-8 according ...
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texstudio suddenly cannot show chinese bracket properly

It happens yesterday, and is really annoying and drives me crazy. When I type Chinese brackets in texstudio, it becomes like this What is going on here? There is no such problem before. Even I ...
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Cursor in TexStudio Macro

I have a Macro in TexStudio that does the following: %SCRIPT txt = cursor.selectedText() editor.write("\\underbrace{"+txt+"}_{}") cursor.clearSelection() That is I select a text, it will be ...
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Nomenclature won't work [duplicate]

I'm trying to get a nomenclature running in LaTeX. The problem is that the nomenclature never is printed. I got an example from here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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TeXstudio: Don't autocomplete “content…” in block environments

Each time I use autocompletion in TeXstudio for a block environment, e.g. \begin{itemize} content... \end{itemize} the "content..." is automatically inserted. Is it possible to disable that? It ...
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Broken regexp replace in TeXstudio macros

Here's a problem I've encountered when I tried make a script in TeXstudio with several replace queries. Suppose I have some text: Here goes some text, more text and some more text. And when I ...
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How to safely migrate from MacTeX 2013 to 2015?

After downloading the MacTeX 2015 distro of TeXLive, I feel a little skeptical about its installation. I would like to clean up the previous installation of MacTeX 2013 and MacPorts installation of ...
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tex file compilable on windows but not on OSX

first time Mac user. All my tex files (dissertation, CV, etc) compile fine on windows: texStudio + miktex. But the same files give errors on OSX: texStudio + macTex There are numerous error messages, ...
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Problem with bibliography (BibTex) natbib package and Bib Style

For my thesis I'm working with TeXStudio and I tried to include my bibliography in my document. I used BibTeX for my bibliography and saved it in a .bib file, but I can't seem to make it work properly....
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TeXStudio and MiKTeX Portable - Could not start command

I have a problem with my TeXStudio. I am using a portable version (2.9.4) together with the latest MiKTeX. Everything used to work just fine and now that I have to finish my work from home instead of ...
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Set up TeXstudio to compile either a *.tex or a *.ltx file

This question is probably not very specific for TeXstudio, since it has to do with command execution on a shell. Anyway, I want to set up TeXstudio to compile documents which either have *.tex or *....
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TexStudio Can i define my own keyboard shortcuts (with highlight arguments prefferably)

I use TexStudio and i want to make a keyboard shortcut that inserts \textrm{param} when i press it where param is a parameter to be filled in (similar to how \frac has the num and den parameters). ...