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Error installing Vim-LaTeX using Pathogen on MacVim

I installed vim-latex using pathogen following the very clear instructions proposed in: How to install vim-latex? However, when I open a .tex file using MacVim, I get the following error message: ...
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LaTeX indentation in vim

Does there exist a good indentation option/plugin for vim? I tried different combinations of autoindent, smartindent and cindent, what I get is: \begin{tabular}{ c } foo \\ bar \end{tabular} ...
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Customize vim-latex to write file prior to compilation

<leader>ll compiles the current file, but I'd like it to also write the current file before it does that. Personally, I don't understand why this is not default behavior. When would one ever ...
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Folding in Vim latex-suite

I have installed and configured vim latex-suite successfully. However whenever i try to type ":\rf" in normal mode i get an error "E10 : \ should be followed by /,? or &" . Could anyone tell me ...
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Citation completion in vim latex-suite on Windows 8.1 Update

This is potentially a duplicate of this tex.se question, but I tried all the advice with still no solution. I am on 64-bit Windows 8.1 Update with gvim 7.4, Python 2.7.7 (Anaconda 2.0.1 32-bit), and ...
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Shortcut for inserting matching \end{something} in VIM

I remember some time ago I always used a shortcut in VIM that allowed me to type this (<X> is indication of the location of the cursor): ... rest of document ... \begin{<ENVIRONMENT>} ...
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Ignore errors in environments in latex-suite in vim

I use the latex-suite vim plugin, which shows me errors inline in my vim editor. However, I get false positives for certain environments like lstlistings. How can I configure latex-suite to ignore ...
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Getting \cite{} autocompletion to work in gvim with latex-suite on windows 7

I am using gvim (latest version) with latex-suite (latest version) on Windows 7 32 bits. This is a fresh install from my previous Ubuntu setup. Everything runs fine except for cite autocompletion, and ...
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vim+latexsuite: Compiling parts of a file

I have a question concerning Compiling parts of a file. It reads "Continue to debug this file as required and then replace the portion of the original file with this one." How can I then replace the ...
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Set up MacTex distribution as default on mac os

I have installed the MacTex distribution on OSX10 and until now I've been using the TexShop editor quite successfully. I want to change and start writing latex using the Vim editor but I haven't ...
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<M-i> mapping not working in Vim LatexSuite on linux

I'm running vim 7.0 on linux, with Vim LatexSuite. I'm trying to use the nifty-looking shortcut for adding items to an itemize environment. :h Alt-I <Alt-I> ...
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How to install vim-latex?

Can someone please help with installing vim with the latex plugin? I've tried searching online for easier instructions, but I can't find anything. I have very little experience with terminal and I ...
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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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Remove a \textit{} or \emph{} in Vim with vim-latex (LaTeX-Suite)

Thanks to this SE answer I now know that I can emphasise the highlighted word with `em. Is there a way to remove the \emph{} from a word?
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macvim and latex-sutie: autocompletion of \cite{} using [F9] is glitchy

I am using a Macbook Pro to write some papers using latex, macvim, and latex-suite. I like the [F9] bibliography autocompletion for \cite{}, which comes really handy. However, the function is really ...
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How to get vim-latex's \cite completion to work?

I'm having issues with \cite completion. In the screenshot below, you can see what I get when I do \cite{ } F9. It is not doing what documentation says it would do, such as: Show a list that I can ...
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lstlisting indentation versus editor-formatting [duplicate]

Whenever I use the listings package to typeset code, I encounter the problem that the way lstlistings work collides with the formatting my editor likes (I use vim). For instance, see this code: ...
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How to get Vim Latex-suite projects (with .latexmain-files) to configure spelling in subfiles correctly

I use Latex in larger projects and I use the following file structure: project/ mainfile.tex mainfile.tex.latexmain tex/ subfile1.tex subfile2.tex ... The command ...
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latex-suite (vim-latex) \cite F9 bibliography completion not working

I use latex-suite (vim-latex) to edit tex file with vim. But the action \cite{F9 doesn't do anything at all (i.e., no splitted window with bibliography entries as expected). Could anybody out there ...
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non-paired bracks break indent in vim

It seems that latex-suite do the auto indent wrong when there are no closed bracks, for example, in the following $[0,1)$ is the cause of problem: \begin{equation} f(x),\quad x\in[0,1) ...
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vim+ Latex Suite, Can the compile window be in a sub-window?

I am using vim+latex suite. When \ll, the compile window takes the whole area of the vim window, no matter how many other subwindow I have opened. Can the compile process just be shown in another ...
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vim + knitr + synctex + file watch + sumatrapdf (on windows)

I'm trying to get a task runner watching a directory for changes and then run the following: knit Rnw file pdflatex the resulting tex file (with bibtex) open pdf viewer and have both forward/reverse ...
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Compiling Latex in Vim Results in Error

I am trying to compile the following LaTeX using vimtex continuous compiling in vim: LaTeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Electrolysis of Water and Aqueous Solutions} \author{Carlo Abelli \\ ...
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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 and Latex on Mac Terminal

I am very, very new to vim and using it through the mac terminal app. Based on this snip bit and the terminal being native to osx, I am trying to avoid macvim or iTerm at this point, so have not ...
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Strange vim-latex behaviour

I have a problem when reinstalling vim-latex (possibly installing a newer version). Here is the code I typed \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $\pi$ $2^5$ \textbf{abc} $2^{\pi}$ ...
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How to finishing the compilation in LaTeX-Suite?

Editing in vim using LaTeX-Suite after pressing \ll I got two additional windows: one contains error list and one contains preview of selected error. How to back to editing the main .tex-file? It is ...
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VimLatex strange behavior exponents

I have macVim 7.3.754 and latex-suite installed. In insert mode, I type x^^ in order to typeset a power in Latex with base "x" and some exponent to be typed later, I initially get, as ...
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Vim latex suite “alt” macro not working

I tried using the alt+i macro to insert list item intelligently, but it didn't work and neither did other alt macros for latex suite. Any insight to resolve this problem is very well appreciated!
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Vim-latex key expansion doesn't remove the typed keys

I recently installed vim-latex plugin in gvim 7.4. I followed the documentation to set it up. Everything is working. But I have a problem. When I type in key expansion combination, the combination ...
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Vim LatexSuite: how to define IMAP that also moves the cursor?

I am using latexsuite in vim and I'm trying to make MBF in insert mode expand to \mathbf{}<++> and place the cursor inside the brackets. The following: :call IMAP('MBF', ...
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Redefine smart key mappings in vim's Latex-suite plugin

When using the Latex-suite plugin in vim, typing ... expands to either \ldots or \cdots (see section 3.9 Smart Key Mappings of the latex-suite manual). I am using a lot the amsmath package that ...
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vim-latex does not display compilation errors

I installed vim-latex using Vundle and have been trying to use it to write a LaTeX document. Using \ll compiles the document if there are no errors and opens the .pdf in my pdf viewer, exactly was I ...
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How to dynamically change the output filename in Vim LaTeX Suite

Say, my .tex files are organized like this ~/Projects/proj_name/articles.tex. After compiling with LaTeX Suite, I want the output PDF file to be proj_name.pdf instead of articles.pdf. Since I have ...
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What is the Vim Latex-Suite shortcut for inline math parenthesis?

Vim Latex-Suite has shortcuts for typing \left( and \right) just by typing ((. What is the shortcut for typing \( and \)?
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vim-latexsuite clash with spf13-vim

I installed vim-latexsuite on a computer with spf13-vim installed. I appended the vim-latexsuite .vimrc at the end of .vimrc. Now it works only partially, which is very odd...EEQ,ETI, etc and also \ll ...
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Produce two outputs in Vim-LaTeX compilation

I would like to make ViMLaTeX compilation to produce two outputs - let's say, one with the draft option in the documentclass command. Or even better - to have two different ViM commands, one for ...
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vim-LaTeX does not construct correct argument for bibtex

My pdf compile rule is pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode $* & bibtex $* & pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode $* Everything works fine except for the bibtex call. The reason is that "$*" is ...
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How to disable all Vim-LaTeX mappings?

I like some of the features provided by the Vim-LaTeX suite, but not all of them. In particular, I dislike all of the mappings like [[ = \left[ \right] and the automatic placeholder stuff with ...
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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?
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VIM Latex Suite. Convert u1x1 to u_1(x_1)

In this question: VIM Latex Suite repeating symbols with subscripts and superscripts Anthony created this magnificent vimscript code: function! <SID>SubSuperscripts(keyOne, keyTwo) let l = ...
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VIM Latex Suite repeating symbols with subscripts and superscripts

I have a document that needs a lot of symbols in math environment, that have both superscripts and subscripts like x_1^1, x_1^2, x_2^1, x_2^2, with different bases. x could be y, z, etc.... Having to ...
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Creating Templates on Vim-latex suit template

I have a question on creating templates on vim-LaTeX suite. I placed a template file on /usr/share/vim/addons/ftplugin/latex-suite/templates/ with the content of <+ +> !comp! ...
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LaTeX-Vim Return to edit after error?

For example I compiled something, and got error, it gives me 3 splited windows in vim, but if I :q all of them, I quited the vim. Is there a way so that I can go back to edit after compile error?
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How to Disable visual Effect of \textit{} in latex-vim?

Disable visually italicizing characters in \textit when using LaTeX-Suite The answer in that question was slightly different from what I want. What philix says can't been added into .vimrc (at least ...
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Disable visually italicizing characters in \textit when using LaTeX-Suite

I am using Vim + LaTeX-Suite plugin to write LaTeX source file. I noticed that LaTeX-Suite would automatically italicize characters in \textit (which made text inside almost illegible) and bold ...
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vim-LaTeX does not run bibTeX

I'm on a Windows 7 machine, using the most recent version of vim-LaTeX with gVim. With all of the defaults, using \ll to compile my document only runs LaTeX once, when it should run multiple times, ...
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Vim + Tex_SmartQuoteOpen for csquote

with vim-latex for vim, there is a two variables g:Tex_SmartQuoteOpen and g:Tex_SmartQuoteClose which meaning repleacment text for " at the begining/and of a citation. Default value are ``'' + one ...
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Biber backend and Vim-Latex

I'm trying to make biblatex work with Vim-Latex (a.k.a Latex-Suite). Using bibtex as a backend works fine but using biber doesn't. I'm using Miktex 2.9 and have the following in my .vimrc file: " ...
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What is your favorite vi or vim command trick?

I just saw a similar question about Emacs/AUCTeX so this one was coming. I use nvi for all my editing including TeX and it would not change it for anything. However, even after almost 20 years of use ...