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Commands in TeXStudio

I am giving TeXStudio (2.10.2) a whirl on Mac OS X 10.10.5. I'm trying to setup an external PDF viewer using a TeXStudio Command. I have tried to set it up with this: I also have Acrobat installed ...
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no pdf after compiling

I'm using latex for a while now and a few days ago I received the message "Failed to find the file "C:\Users...\thesis.pdf"; perhaps it has been deleted." and indeed it is no longer in the file. For ...
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Search through the whole session in TeXstudio

I have many chapters in my work and each chapter has a separate tex file. Now when I want to change something, I switch to each tex file and repeat Ctrl+R in each tex file. This is a little bit ...
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unknown destination type 'Fitw'

Whenever I open a pdf document that was created in TeXstudio, I get a message that says: unknown destination type 'Fitw' I was wondering if this is related to the fact that the document was created ...
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TeXstudio auto-completes command not as desired

I'm using TeXstudio and a package I've written, which includes a command called \co. I've told TeXstudio to use the corresponding .cwl file and it recognizes \co as a command. Here is the problem: ...
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About error “ could not start default compiler : PdfLaTex ”

Recently I install texstudio. (My mitex is version 2.9) But when I compile the the following popup appears could not start default compiler : PdfLaTex : pdflatex.exe - synctex =1 - ...
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TeXstudio freezes when opening a macro

Since several weeks all my TeXstudio installations show this irritating behaviour: Write a macro like \cite, \input, \SI, \gls, \label, ... Type the opening bracket { As soon as typing the { the CPU ...
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Texstudio pdflatex doesn't have -aux-directory Alternative

If checked in my command line but my version of pdflatex running on a university windows system doesn’t have the option -aux-directory. So I made a bat file moving the pdf from the output directory to ...
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How to run bibtex in texstudio (or otherwise) on \included files

Apologies for the newbie question, I am trying to use chapterbib for multiple bibliographies in my thesis. Each chapter is in the main file with \include and has its own bibliography from the same ...
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What are the main differences between Texmaker and TeXstudio?

Although I've read these two posts: Texmaker vs TeXstudio (comparison) LaTeX Editors/IDEs I would like to ask again specifically about Texmaker and TeXstudio, because they are quite well ranked in ...
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TeXstudio + Latexmk won't compile (with OS X): “Error: Could not start command: …”

UPDATE: John reported the bug in the TeXstudio forum, and they fixed it. The development version TeXstudio 2.10.9 (hg 5929:7315f2e5eed3) works, when you change the Latexmk command to "latexmk -pdf ...
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Change both the opening and closing braces at the same time

If you highlight a brace / parenthesis / bracket in TexStudio, it will highlight the other brace. This is very useful. I wonder if there is a related functionality that allows me to edit both braces ...
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Paralle Building for LaTex document under TexStudio

I have a large document. At the beginning, I have split my document to several small parts, so i can quickly compile only the part I am working on. This worked very well. Now I arrived to the stage ...
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TeXstudio (2.9.4): Doesn't stop rerunning for references and citations

I am using TeXstudio 2.9.4 as my LaTex editor. Most of time I just re-compile (using F6) but once every while I re-built (using F1) the whole project. This was working until now. Whereas compiling ...
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Automatic file backup in Texstudio with time

Can we make backup using date and time in Texstudio using Macros. i.e. can we make backup of "1.tex" file with "1.tex.1-1-2016-3-30.bak" extension. where the date-time should be the time of opening ...
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XeLaTeX can't find any packages (PdfLaTeX works)

I'm currently trying to build a document with XeLaTeX because I need it for a template. My OS is Scientific Linux 7.2 and I use texlive + Texstudio as an editor. Now the problem that I have is that ...
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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 on Ubuntu 14.04: some shortcuts are not working, when some others do [closed]

I'm using TeXstudio 2.10.8 (that was compiled with Qt 5.2.1 R), running on Ubuntu 14.04. Issue: Some default shortcuts of TXS (e.g. Ctrl+C, F6, etc.) are working, when some others (Ctrl+E, F8, ...
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Natbib references does not appear in the bibliography

I must have a bibliography like this one I use TeXstudio in Win7 I tried different natbib styles but until I was not successful. My code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside]{memoir} ...
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texstudio for mac compile pdf cannot view Chinese

The .pdf file generated is right.But view problem like this:
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How to use the OSX accent menu in TexStudio?

I wonder if it's possible to use the accent menu provided with OSX Yosemite in TeXstudio (2.8.8). Usually in most applications in OSX you'll get an accent menu (see: ...
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Should an example from the Arabi manual compile?

I tried to compile the figure 7.3 from the Arabi user-guide.pdf version 1.1 from december 16, 2006. It didnot compile instantly I had to make changes to the copy from the pdf. The problem were the ...
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Is this character causing the graphics path error?

I have a graphics path: \graphicspath{{C:/Users/Username/Documents/Project 1 - Project Title/Project Writeup/Project/Graphics}} That is not working: File 'Figure' not found. ...
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Problems with TexStudio 2.7 spell checker

I'm working with TexStudio 2.7, and trying to get the spell checker to work. I've tried downloading a new dictionary (as in here), as well as modifying the .aff file (as suggested here), but this ...
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How do I change color settings in TeXStudio?

I realize this may be a stupid question, but I can't find the answer anywhere. Where is the .texsprofile file for TeXStudio? If it doesn't exist by default, where should I place it when I create it? ...
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TeXStudio Command Completion / Validity - \let aliases not working

One of my frustrations with TXS is when I use the package glossaries, for example, it autocompletes properly to \acrfull but not \ac. I dug through the code in the .dtx file and found that \ac is ...
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TeXstudio tooltip/autocomplete dialog off screen

While using TeXstudio, the tooltip/autocomplete menu sometimes goes off screen so that I can no longer see the suggestions. Here is a screen shot: How can I fix this issue? I am using TeXstudio ...
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Macro in texstudio/texmaker to surround selected text with tags

When you use some of the predefined shortcuts in texstudio on selected text, it wraps the text with the appropriate tags(is that the proper term?). For instance, suppose i highlight Hello Worldand ...
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Commutation function in TexStudio [duplicate]

I have been searching for the commutation/ permutation command for a while. Reference to inserting special characters did not help. Searching for a special mathematical character did not help ...
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Biblatex fails to read bbl-file [closed]

Why is Biblatex not working? I know it did, when I used it on my old system. As you see in the screenshot it seems to recognize my bib-file, but fails at interpreting its own bbl file. I don't have a ...
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Documentation search does not work through right-click in TeXstudio

I'm relatively new with LaTeX and I can't find the solution to a problem I came through only recently. I'm using TeXLive 2015 with the editor TeXstudio, which I updated to the most recent version ...
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TexStudio doesn't recognize “ [ ” key

I started using TeXstudio and it seems it doesn't recognize the "[" key on my keyboard. I have a Croatian keybard layout, so "[" sign is AltGr+F. Strange thing is that it recognizes all the other ...
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TeXStudio: select text in pdf viewer

So I'm working with TexStudio in a dual pane view, left my latex code, right the generated PDF in the embedded viewer. The viewer gives me a scroll option and a zoom option, but I can't select text ...
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Multiple Missing number, treated as zero. and Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). on \section

I'm writing with TeXStudio, and create pdfs with "pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Fallout Equestria - Torn Skies".tex" I updated with the MikTex. Before everything went just fine. ...
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How to restrict TexStudio macro script to work only in text/normal mode?

I understand that you can write (?highlighted-as:numbers,math-delimiter,math-keyword) before your trigger and TexStudio will execute the macro only in Math mode. I already tested that in "scripts ...
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Insert command with keyboard shortcut in TeXstudio

For inserting dashed lines inside matrix structures, I have to use the command \hdashline from the package arydshln prodominantly. I am wondering whether TeXstudio supports assigning a specific ...
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No PDF file found

I am using TeXStudio and MikTex 2.9 (Windows 10). My file was working properly until today and I did not change anything. I've already tried renaming the file and change permissions (allow all ...
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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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Run commands sequentially inside TeXStudio script

I'm trying to set up a macro to set up git repo for version control, so that I don't have to resort to manual terminal commands every time. Commit & push scripts are ready and working, it's ...
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Retaining forward/inverse search when using Lilypond in Texstudio

When using the lilypond environment in LaTeX, you have to first run lilypond-book on yourdocument.lytex. This generates yourdocument.tex which you then run the rest of your build commands on ...
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TeXStudio doesn't recognize self-defined commands in external file

I'd like to define some tables as commands (MWE) in an external .tex file, because there are a lot of settings for them. This external file gets included in the main document by the \input{} command. ...
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TeXStudio doesn't recognize some commands

I'm starting to use TeXStudio. I'm having some issues, for example with \begin{align*} \sqrt[n]{a}^2-\sqrt[n]{ab}&=m\sqrt[n]{a}\\ \end{align*} When i put the point on align* i get a small ...
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TexStudio Autosave Recovery Question

So I was using Texstudio to write an article and the computer just froze. I had to restart the computer, my 2 hour work was gone. I was stupid enough to not save it at all... Does anyone know if ...
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Syncing feature between editor and pdf viewer not working

I'm using TeXStudio on Windows 7 with MikTeX. I don't know how to get the "Jump to source" command that appears in the mouse right-click menu, in the pdf viewer, once I compile a *.tex file with Quick ...
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Biblatex & Biber in TexStudio on Windows - Central Bibliography

Introduction I have a TeX file that contains a number of references built using TeXStudio on Windows 10 using TeXLive as a backend. Since migrating from BibTeX to BibLaTeX/Biber I haven't been able ...
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In TeXstudio, how to change the (syntax highlighting) type of a command

I am using a KOMAscript class (namely scrbook) and want thus to use the \addpart{} commands in order create a non-numbered part (similar to \part*{}, but creating a ToC-entry for this part and more ...
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Using include-directory from inside the IDE

I changed my way of building documents by using the following command-line-argument: pdflatex.exe -include-directory="C:\myRepository" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex since I want to ...
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makeglossaries with the glossaries package using TexShop & TexLive Manager on Windows 10

I'm getting the following errors: Process started: makeglossaries.exe "Thesis" No \@istfilename found in 'Thesis.aux'. Did your LaTeX run fail? Did your LaTeX run produce any output? Did you ...
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Why did TeXstudio suddenly highlight some commands with red background?

I tried to compile from a .tex file included by master. TeXstudio didn't infere that master.tex, which was also open in Texstudio was the master. I received a lot of error messages, and as a result, ...
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a latex package “footmisc” cannot be installed on-the-fly from texstudio on win7

I need to install package "footmisc" from texstudio on win7. I followed instructions at: http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/49338/miktex-2-9-install-packages-on-the-fly But, I got error: (my ...