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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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Finding a more efficient editor for collaboration of LaTeX people and Word people

Background My supervisor often wants to edit my papers, so he frequently asks for word version of the paper. I tried latex2rtf, but it is very limited in terms of packages and customized commands. ...
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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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I like little squares but not as much as TeXstudio

I recently downloaded TeXstudio and I really like it's feel, only problem: Gave it a quick google and nothing came up. Using all squares as code has it's limits, namely not being an "injective" ...
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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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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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Documenting new commands

Texstudio displays a popup code-completion window for new commands that can give cues about what parameter does what and provides an explanation of the methods: I'd like to do the same with my own ...
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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 : 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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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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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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How to select whole environment in TeXstudio

When I was a Windows user (a long time ago), I remember that it was possible to select the whole environment in WinEdt just by double clicking the \begin command. Is it possible to do this ...
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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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Where does TeXstudio store the .cwl files for hyperref and xspace?

TeXstudio uses .cwl files for storing information about which macros are defined by which packages, one file per package. This information is used for autocompletion suggestions and highlighting of ...
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Error compiling .Rnw in TeXstudio (knitr with PdfLaTeX)

I´ve been trying to get the minimal Demofile for knitr running and compiling in TeXstudio, but I keep getting errormessages. Here´s the info, mybe somebody can help me out about what I´m doing wrong: ...
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Are command tips in Texstudio editable

Texstudio has the nice feature that when I hover the cursor over a command the correct syntax of the command and some helpful hints are shown in a window. I was wondering if the content of these ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I get TeXstudio's syntax highlighting to recognize an unknown command?

TeXstudio does not recognize the LaTeX command \rm (red highlighting in the document, with the message: unrecognized command), even after I activate all possible completion files (.cwl). In such a ...
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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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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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How can I set up autocompletion for \langle and \rangle?

I use Texstudio for taking notes in class, and I would really like to set up an autocompletion scheme such that typing in "\langle" would bring up "\rangle". How can I do this? Thank you
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Not possible to rotate the pdf pages in the Texstudio pdf viewer?

Is there a way to rotate pdf pages in the Texstudio pdf viewer? I don't find any command for that.
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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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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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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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Logfile very large

Everytime I compile my file, I get a message from TeXstudio saying The logfile is very large (> 2 MB) are you sure you want to load it? This is mostly because I am updating the bibliography, ...
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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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Howto: Set up knitr (*.Rnw compilation) from in TexStudio

How do I set up TeXstudio to compile xxx.Rnw files? I am using the TeX-Editor TeXstudio 2.7, on Windows 7, and R 3.01 64-bit. I would like to write a xxx.Rnw-file in TeXstudio and then from ...
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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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How to activate syntax highlighting for multiple references in TexStudio?

I want to enable highlighting for multiple references command \parencites {} of Biblatex package the same as of a similar command for one reference \parencite {} using TexStudio editor. The image ...
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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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TexStudio Installation Problems in Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install TexStudio in Ubuntu 12.04. I cannot find it in Software Center. From command line if I use sudo apt-get install texstudio it says unable to locate package. Please help.
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Include one TeX file into another

I have main.tex file with: \documentclass[]{report} \begin{document} \input{filename.tex} \end{document} Let say filename.tex have the following content: \begin{abstract} text \end{abstract} ...
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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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How to insert a double quote mark in TeXStudio?

I want to enclose my path (contains some spaces) with double quotes. I have tried pressing shift+' on English keyboard, but unfortunately TeXStudio translates this as two single quotes. Shortly ...
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TeXstudio: Can a script read its trigger?

I would like to write a macro with a trigger #[a-z] that, dependent on the character in the trigger, writes the corresponding Greek letter. That is, the trigger #a should produce \alpha, the trigger ...
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Add to TexStudio autocompletion

I'd love to know how to add the eqnarray* environment to autocompletion, I only get the regular eqnarray. (I'm using Windows 7)
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How can I cite from bibliography in separate .tex files?

I'm working on a large document, and for that reason I'm using a main.tex file and including several files like chapterX.tex etc. Problem is that only my main.tex file has the bibliography in the ...
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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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Where's Adv. Editor for me to turn line number on at texstudio?

My Texstudio is 2.7.0 portable, running on Windows 8.1. The problem is that I can't turn on the line number display. I consult texstudio: show line numbers in editor, but there's no Adv. Editor in my ...
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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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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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using Mac OS X dictionaries in TexStudio

Is there a way to include Mac OS X built-in dictionary/thesaurus in TeXStudio?
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Can not compile TeXStudio’s Letter template

I have just created a new file from a template in TeXStudio. I have chosen the letter template. So I have this code generated: \documentclass[]{letter} \begin{document} % If you want headings on ...