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Tex and pdf synchronization

I'm trying to make backward and forward search work between my pdf output in skim and my tex file in macvim with 'vim latex suite' using PDFSync. I think I did everything well, as when I ...
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TexShop + MacVim ?

Is there a blend of TexShop and Vim? It is supposed to combine the advantages of SyncTeX and other features of TeXShop and the power of a Vim editor.
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Compiling a LaTeX document manually

I've created LaTeX documents before using 'nice IDEs' such as TeXnicCenter and have a little experience in general with TeX, however, now I'm wondering about creating one "manually". By that, I mean ...
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Vim: Get Rainbow Parenthesis work with Latexsuite?

I'm using the text editor vim (or MacVim) together with the LatexSuite plugin. It works good, so far, but there is one thing that annoys me: There is an awesome plugin, Rainbow Parenthesis, that will ...
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Inline comments in LaTeX

Is it possible to make inline comments in LaTeX that do not extend until the end of the line? The actual problem I'm trying to solve is vim's annoying highlighting of the non-curly end-bracket here: ...
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In vim: How to enable spellchecking of text only and exclude listings

How can I set up vim in such a manner, that it spellchecks only the text portion of my file? I write a lot of reports that include code listings, which I would like to exclude from the spellchecking. ...
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vim on Rnw (sweave) files: how to indent <<>>== properly?

When I use vim-latexsuite to indent my .Rnw files, the Sweave blocks get indented, which causes them not to work properly. What I need is a way to ensure that the vim indent scheme puts these blocks ...
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Vim-Latex: Double-Quote Automatically Replaced

I use Vim with Vim-Latex plugin to edit my LaTeX documents. I have the problem that whenever I want to insert a double quote ("), it automatically get replace by (``). Any idea how can I disable that ...
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latex-suite on OSX - citation completion not working [closed]

So I have just installed latex-suite using the default version of vim that ships with OSX 10.6. The problem I'm having is that \cite completion is not working properly. This is what happens: Begin ...
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Set custom bibtex call in Vim latex suite on windows (to add --include-directory)

I would like to use one .bib file for everything and not have to keep a copy in each project's folder. By reading around I see that if I were calling bibtex manually, then I could add the string ...
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Errors/Warnings in LaTeX Output

I use Vim to edit LaTeX documents and pdflatex to compile the documents. One problem with using pdflatex is that it takes time to go through the output to see if there is any warning/errors. ...
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Where is this shortcut coming from?

I am writing a report on robot wars (as funny as it sounds). One major section in my report is on EMP Cannons. Whenever I type EMP I get this: \begin{minipage}[]{<+width+>} <++> ...
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How to view pdf on Windows 7 using Vim with latexsuite plugin?

I sometimes use a Windows 7 laptop and I'm trying to set up Vim and latexsuite. I can compile with \ll and then go view the PDF by manually opening it. I would like to set it up like I've done with ...
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Can I set Vim w/ vim-latexsuite to clean up aux files after compile?

I can't find the appropriate setting in gVim. Is there a way to manually edit my setting file to clean aux files after compile? Thanks!
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custom mapping for >italicize marked text / text under cursor< (using vim)

I can't find this here, nor anywhere else. Either it's too simple, or I'm looking at the wrong places, or whatever. (Maybe the answer is out there somewhere, or worse, in here somewhere without my ...
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Change <C-j> binding for vim-latex

I am using the C-j map for regular navigation in Vim; it is defined like this in .vimrc: map <C-j> <C-e> However, C-j is redfined in the latex suite. When I try to use the described ...
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Problems installing vim latex-suite

I'm working on mac. I donwloaded the archive 1.8.23 from the SourceForge page I extracted its contained files in my ~/.vim/ directory I made the necessary changes (described in de vim latex manual) ...
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How to setup synctex with vim, pdflatex and an open-source PDF-viewer under Linux?

Inspired by the comments to this answer I am curious how to actually setup and use forward/reverse (inverse) search with vim, pdflatex and an open-source PDF-viewer under Linux. Btw, to give more ...
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How to use the vim quickfix mode for LaTeX?

One nice feature of vim is the quickfix mode (:help quickfix) - after calling :make you can navigate through the error messages of e.g. your C compiler and vim jumps to the right locations. How do I ...
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Intelligent paragraph reflowing in vim?

I'm not sure whether this is an appropriate question for tex.SE. If you think questions like this should not be asked here, please voice you concern. If necessary I'll open a question on meta. For ...
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Configuring vim to only check spelling in text regions

Is there a way to configure vim so that it only checks spelling in the text regions of tex files?