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Biblatex, Biber, and LaTeX: citations undefined

I get "There were undefined references" errors and can't fix it after two days of trying. I have tried switching editors from Sublime Text 3 to TeXStudio on a Mac, then trying both on a PC. I am ...
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TeXStudio does not recognize \colon

What is the file to load the command \colon to be recognized (as a known command) by TeXStudio? If I add it to the personal command it works but I guess that this command comes from some package. ps: ...
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Anyone willing to share his/her custom dark theme for TeXstudio?

After perusing LaTeX Editors/IDEs, I'm considering switching from TeXmaker (in which I use the preset "dark theme") to its fork, TeXstudio. What I mean by "dark theme" is a dark background with ...
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Configuring portable TeXstudio to use MiKTeX portable

I have downloaded and installed the portable versions of TeXstudio and MiKTeX for Windows. I assume I now have to map the commands in TeXstudio to the binaries (or the batch files) in MiKTeX. However, ...
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Converted xxx-eps-converted-to.pdf not found

I'm using TeXStudio on Mac OS X 10.7.4. The problem is that the EPS to PDF conversion is somehow broken: \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \graphicspath{{img/}} ...
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Error: TexStudio “Could not start command”

I just installed TeXstudio 2.5.2 and compiled the following \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \end{document} but I get this error Error: Could not start the command: "/usr/texbin/pdflatex" ...
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TeXstudio: how to automate LaTeX biber sequence of compilation

I'm a bit confused about how to configure TeXstudio to use biber. It's not that I can't find a way, I'm just wondering what is the intended way, i.e. coming from WinEdt I'm used to that "Build" or ...
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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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How to configure TexStudio editor to use glossaries package with makeglossaries and xindy or how to configure TexStudio to use arara?

Xindy is an efficient indexing tool, it is an external perl-based application that ships readily with TexLive distribution but not with MikTeX, for the latter one you need to install it manually, this ...
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Commands paths in TeXstudio on Mac OS X - with 'could not start the command' error

When I am trying to 'quick build' my document in TeXstudio 2.1 on Mac OS X 10.6.8, I am getting and error: could not start the command (with 'quick build' options being LaTeX + DviPdf + PdfViewer). I ...
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Dictionary for TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available”

I have trouble spell checking my document in TeXstudio. When I press spellcheck, I get the error No dictionary Available. Am I supposed to install a dictionary separately? How? Any suggestion?
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BibLaTeX isn't writing out bibliography [closed]

I'm using the following in my main.tex file: \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Position of cursor around brace when using auto-completion in TeXStudio

In using TeXStudio to edit my text file under Debian, I have a problem in locating the cursor while using the auto-completer to complete a pair of braces. There is a little box frame holding the place ...
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fontspec LuaTeX error

I have installed "ProTeX" with "TeXstudio 2.3" & "Miktex 2.9". I get an error ! The fontspec package requires either XeTeX or LuaTeX to function when I attempt to run \documentclass{article} ...
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Has anyone managed to use \glossaries with TeXstudio on Windows?

As a new LaTeX user, I have spent some time configuring my system and ironing the usual start-up mistakes. So far, I've been able to compile several documents with indices, graphics, etc. but now I'm ...
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How to configure TexStudio editor to use Xindy?

I am using TexStudio editor for LaTeXing, I want to use Xindy engine though for indexing, in the commands of TexStudio, I found there is a default command for texdindy as in the image below. But how ...
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Changing the template for inline math mode in TeXStudio

Does anybody know how to change the template for "inline math mode"? The default is when you press Ctrl + Shift + M is creates the following $   $ (two dollar signs a three spaces ...
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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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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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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 / TexMaker and Github

I was wondering if anyone has used Github as a version control system, when writing a large document via TexStudio or TexMaker? Rstudio for example has a plugin that allows R projects to be pushed ...
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Defining New ShortCuts in TexStudio

This is not about new macros like \newcommand, \def and others. This is not about autocompletion like using .cwl (in TexStudio) This is also not about using shortcuts for predefined commands that are ...
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dvipdfm OR dvipdfmx OR dvipdft?

I freshly installed LaTeX on my computer using the ProTeXt bundle. I was able to install everything smoothly, but the program TexStudio didn't auto-configure, like the manual said it would. Using ...
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I can't seem to get \fbox and \itemize to work together

I'm trying to place some text inside of a box, here's what I'm writing that is not working: \fbox{The \textit{two-step} model of XMCD: \begin{itemize} \item[In the \textit{first step}, circularly ...
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TeXStudio: Add new word to dictionary via button

I installed a new Dutch dictionary from the Open Office website in my 'dictionaries' file. Spelling checks work perfectly in TeXStudio, but now, I'd like to add new words to the dictionary during the ...
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Configure TexStudio for first use

I am trying to configure TexStudio for first use. If it makes any difference I downloaded Protex onto a machine running Windows-XP. Under Options Configure TexStudio on the left I click Commands when ...
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How to “jump” brackets in TeXstudio?

In Texmaker when you type the shortcut for \frac, you get something like \frac{*}{*}, but instead of asterisks, you have bullets. When you type something in the first pair of brackets, you can then ...
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How to invoke latex with the -shell-escape flag in TeXMakerX?

This is a follow-up question on the post: Creating a table around a java script code highlighted using minted where invoking -shell-escape flag in TeXStudio is one of the two questions posted by the ...
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How do I open the internal viewer in a custom Quick Build command with TeXStudio or TeXMaker?

I'm using TeXStudio 2.2 (A fork of TeXMaker, formerly known as TeXMakerX) and I'm trying to make a Quickbuild option that adds in Bibtex. I've written the command line as pdflatex ...
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Autocomplete problem in TeXStudio 2.3

I am having problem in autocomplete feature of TeXStudio 2.3 under Windows 7 x64. Most of the times, I don't have the autocomplete of all the commands of the loaded packages as well as the ...
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Cite pop-up in Texstudio doesn't show up anymore

I'm using TeXstudio 2.5.2 together with Jabref 2.9.2 and BibLaTeX. Everything in my document works fine except that when I enter \cite no pop-up with all the bibliography entries shows up. The weird ...
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Configure multiline autocompletion in TeXStudio

I would like to configure a longer completion in TeXStudio, like this one: \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \caption{} \label{tab} \begin{tabular}{lcS[table-format = ...
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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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Problem in bibliography autocompletion in TeXStudio 2.5.2

This question is the continuation of my previous question in here. I have updated everything according to the instructions given there in the answer of @doctorate. The problem that I have is the ...
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TeXStudio : Disable auto-completion of parentheses

I cannot stand the auto-completion of TeXStudio (formerly TexMakerX) regarding parentheses, braces, etc. I agree auto-completion is useful sometimes, but here it does just not work as I would like. ...
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Setting up LaTeX -> DVIPS -> PS2PDF with Shell-Escape (in TeXStudio)

I am trying to set up a "user command" on TeXStudio with the purpose of compiling with shell-escape and the LaTeX -> DviPs -> Ps2Pdf cycle. This is what I have done to get shell-escape to work ...
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TeXstudio and viewing multiple pdf files

I am editing two different TeX files simultaneously, the manuscript and the response for the referees, and generating pdf files through pdfLaTeX. How can I go from one pdf to another in the internal ...
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TeXworks auto-complete

TeXworks autocomplete capability is incomplete, messy and unpredictable. Is there any way to migrate TeXStudio auto-complete data to TeXworks?
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loading .texsprofile into TexStudio

I'm keen to use the fantastic dark themes from this question but I can't get TexStudio to actually 'read' the colours from the .texsprofile file. I'm using TexStudio 2.6.2 on Linux Mint 16. I also ...
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Trying to add the cbgreek package causes TeXstudio and/or MiKTeX to hang (large package download issue)

I am using TeXstudio 2.6.6 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I have recently tried adding the textgreek package to one of my files; this package was not installed, so when I tried to compile my document I ...
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Is there a better (British) English dictionary available for TexStudio?

I am using the default en_GB dictionary that comes with TexStudio. It seems to be identical to the one distributed with OpenOffice here (at least from the filesize). However it seems to miss a lot of ...
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TeXstudio Compile: Error: Could not start the command: pdflatex.exe

I'm trying write a report in LaTeX but TeXstudio won't let me. All I have is this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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How to disable spell checking or equivalent features in TeXmaker/TeXstudio?

The spell checker is really good when I type English words. However I am a Chinese user and it always annoys me when I type Chinese words since they are treated as misspelled. So how can I disable ...
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texstudio: show line numbers in editor

How do I show line numbers in the editor? According to the picture in the doc (e.g. about bookmarks) there should appear by default. I'm using Texstudio version 2.7, win8.1.
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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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In TexMakerX, how can I generate only the PDF, with no log, aux or gz files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent pdflatex from writing a bunch of files. Every time I generate the PDF in TexMakerX 2.1 for Windows, it also generates the log, aux and gz files, in which I have ...
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Finding LaTex output files

I'm using TeXstudio 2.6.2 with MiKTeX-pdfTeX 2.9.4535 on Windows7. I configured TeXstudio to store all output files in a separate directory. It now looks like this: -src |_Report.tex ...
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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 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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File `subcaption.sty' not found. in texstudio

I'm using texstudio on linux for writing paper. the version is: TeXstudio 2.3 (SVN ??) Using Qt Version 4.8.4, compiled with Qt 4.8.0 Copyright (c) (original TexMaker) 2004-2010 by ...