{winedt} is a shareware (non-free) all-purpose text editor for Windows, specifically designed and configured to integrate seamlessly with a TeX System (such as MiKTeX or TeX Live).

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WinEdt won't compile unless I rename and save

When I am editing with Winedt, occasionally the file won't compile - sometimes I haven't even made any changes. If I save the same work under a new .tex name and recompile it works. Example, ...
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Increasing font and line space in compiling document

I use WinEdt for compiling my latex code, unfortunately the default font size in WinEdt window is too small and this put lot of strain on eyes while correcting code in it. The line spacing need also ...
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Why “tehnically” transforms to “thenically” automatically in WinEdt

When I type "tehnically" using WinEdt it will transform into "thenically", and show in pdf that way. Why is this and how to erase it?
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Command suggestions in winedt

How do I get command suggestions in Winedt like in texmaker? I have tried exploring the options but couldn't find anything.
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How to create list of abbreviations in latex?

I want to create List of Abbreviations in my thesis document. I am using winedit for writing. When I use new abbreviation in my document then it will come in List of Abbreviations page automatically? ...
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PDFTeXify — cannot remove a .synctex file

I use WinEdt 9.1, MikTeX 2.9, and Windows 7 Enterprise SP1. Sometimes when I PDFTeXify my document (main.tex), I get the following error The pdflatex.log entries related to this specific ...
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“Runaway argument? File ended while scanning use of \abx@aux@page.”

I am facing an annoying problem with LaTeX which has occurred just recently. LaTeX refuses to compile and gives me the following error message: "Runaway argument? File ended while scanning use of ...
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Incomplete entries in TOC in editor

I am using winedt for MikTex. Problem is that I can't see the section headings in the tree browser on the left window of Windedt. However, they do appear in PDF afterwards. Here is MWE. ...
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The environmental variable TEXINPUTS does not work in winedit

I wanted to input a mac.sty file, so I edited the variable "TEXTINPUTS" referring to How to edit the environment variable TEXINPUTS in winedt for adding different search paths ? But it does not work, ...
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All of a sudden Biber stops compiling my .bib file [closed]

I am running Winedt 9, Biblatex and Biber, and all of a sudden Biber will not compile my bibliography file. It's the strangest thing, everything was working perfectly and then all of a sudden I get 77 ...
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Problem Compiling

Forgive me if this off topic, but I am not sure where else to ask. I have a large document of report class. It consists of various chapters, all in separate files. Everything has been going fine, with ...
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Winedt cannot output pdf after inserting image [closed]

I can generate a pdf without inserting image, but after inserting a eps image, the preview button turns gray and I cannot find the pdf.
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Winedt - Spelling correction

I use the WinEdt to make text in Latex. However, I write in Greek and under each word shows a red line, which mean that the word is incorrect. It is very annoying. How can I disable this setting?
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WinEdt deletes log and dvi-files (or does not produce them)

I have done a fresh install of MikTex 2.4.1705 and WinEdt v5.4. I have used TeX for a long time in the past and I'm about to resurrect the old program. On my very old laptop (where it works), WinEdt ...
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Highlighting of $…$ syntax in WinEdt 9

In WinEdt 8.0 the text within dollar signs $...$ in the .tex file was highlighted by using a different background color than the rest of the text. I installed WinEdt 9.0 and this effect is no longer ...
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Switch between tabs WinEdt

I am using WinEdt to write and compile Latex files. Often I do have several .tex files open and I would like to switch between tabs. E.g. On Google Chrome you can use CTRL+PgUp or CTRL+PgDown to ...
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WinEdt to open in “Reader”

My question is a mixture of WinEdt settings, Windows 10 administrator settings and Windows apps. I realize that it might not be exactly appropriate here, but I figured some people might have wanted to ...
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How to embed fonts in EPS images with PDFLatex of WinEDT

I am using WinEdt version 9.0. I am using following packages among others: \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{epstopdf} However, when I run TeX -> PDF -> PDFLaTex the resulting PDF does not embed ...
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pdflatex claims it is missing MiKTeX209-core.dll

I am using Win8.1 with all updates and Winedt 9 and when compiling using the Winedt console, I get the following message:impossible to start the program because MiKTeX209-core.dll is missing. Please ...
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Creating an auxiliary folder for auxiliar files in WinEdt [closed]

I run WinEdt 5.4. I usually use the button TeXify and sometimes PDF LaTeX to create my texts. When doing it WinEdt creates a lot of auxiliary files. I don't want to erase them all the time because I ...
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Winedt compilation problem [closed]

I have a file in LaTeX format. The problem is the file does not accept any changes in the text and gives the same PDF file. I have used Winedit to compile it but the same problem occurs. Please see if ...
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PDFLaTeXify, PDFTeXify, Texify, and all other -ify options stopped working in WinEdt

I'm working on creating a C.V/Resume in LaTeX and therefore needed to switch to another compiling engine, and I was also fiddling around with using bibtex or biber to parse the bibliography and create ...
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getting error message using movie15 package

I am trying to embed a \GIF image in my miktex.But it is showing the message that movie15.sty not found.What causing this problem?
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Using gmp with shell-escape in Windows 10, MiKTeX 2.9, WinEdt 9.1

Windows 10, MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit, WinEdt Build: 20150731 (v. 9.1) - 64-bit. I have updated the filename database and all format files in MiKTex 2.9. I am using the gmp package that allows MetaPost ...
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DVI inverse search settings in WinEdt

I am using WinEdt for latex codes. After running the code, I check the result in a dvi file. Somebody told me that we can directly jump from dvi file to latex code window by double clicking on some ...
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Error when installing DTX submode macro on WinEdt [closed]

I'm running WinEdt 9 Build: 20150713 (v. 9.1) - 64-bit on Windows 7 and am attempting to install the DTX submode. I see that the addOrUpdate macro and the dynamicKeywords package need to be installed ...
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! LaTex Error: File `forest.sty` not found [duplicate]

When I run a tikz code on my PC, the following error always stop me from producing the figure. ! LaTex Error: File forest.sty not found But my code is okay in Overleaf. My LaTex on ...
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Acrobat Pro DC and WinEdt

I recently installed Acrobat Pro DC. Now, everytime I have to manually close my pdf document before I run WinEdt. If my document is open, and I run WinEdt, the file PDFCLoseDoc.edt opens up and ...
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WinEdt warning message for .bib files

In the screen capture below: Why is there a warning in the WinEdt tree structure that the bib files cannot be found. My document compiles normally as I have the following commands for my biblatex: ...
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WinEdt (9) keeps reopening previously opened files

I'm on Windows 7 with WinEdt 9; I never need/want to use any projects, all I want is to work on one tex file at a time, so when I click on a tex file I want only this file opened by WinEdt. I've used ...
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XeLatex generating “! Missing } inserted” error (Arabic Fonts)

I am trying to embed 'Arabic Word' in a paper with main language as English. I have gone through following steps:- Installed Scheherazade Font Downloaded polyglossia Package I tried code from ...
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New line after reaching margins

I wonder if there is a way to tell to WinEdt (or TexStudio) to start a new line when a word reaches the margins of a document. The reason is that I don't like to have long expressions and I don't ...
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“Invisible label” to add to tree

Is there a way to create a subsection, without caption but add a reference to it in the WinEdt Tree? I am talking about WinEdt 9.
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Making WinEdt QuickGuide.tex work with XeLaTeX

Can the WinEdt QuickGuide.tex be modified to work with XeLaTeX?
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Adding a new button to WinEdt 9.1

I am trying to add a new button to the WinEdt 9.1 toolbar menu. I have already put in place the command in the MainMenu.ini file: ITEM="Matlab" CAPTION="Matlab" IMAGE="Matlab" ...
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how to use pythontex in winedt

is there a shortcut within WinEdt to use the pythontex command? For the pythontex command, I know that you have to use the command prompt and then go to the path where the pythontex file is stored. ...
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automatically update \addbibresource file path

Is there a way to automatically update the file path of where my references are stored? I keep them in a folder "References". This is the full path to my references: ...
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makeindex style

I am using a template from, "The Legrand Orange Book" (name of tex file is main.tex) and the author has a very nice template that looks like: However, after using "Make Index" from WinEdt, my index ...
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header skewed when compiling WinEdt QuickGuide

for some reason, when I compile the WinEdtGuide.tex file, the header is skewed to one side. Do you know if something in my environment got messed up? As you can see above, the "Acknowledgements" is ...
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Some desired autocompletions in WinEdt

WinEdt has a very convenient mechanism of auto-completion within which any command like \command can be added in seconds. But I could not add auto-completion for subscript (_) and superscript (^) ...
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How to enable forward search in winedt macro?

I use winedt to edit tex, and xelatex to compile. It works fine for a long time. But for some unknow reasons, I recently found that winedt often get stuck when I click the xelatex compilation button. ...
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Need help going from LaTex to PNG

This is literally my first time using Latex, so although I found threads like How to export a table? or Compile a LaTeX document into a PNG image that's as short as possible, I'm not sure where to ...
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No more compiling on WinEdt 9 [closed]

Since one hour - without any change in my installation of WinEdt 9 (Windows 7 64 bits) - the process refuses to compile! I get a Console Running, but all operations stop after the language ...
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Bibliography won't compile in Winedt 9.0 [closed]

I recently purchased a new computer and reinstalled Miktex 2.9, with WinEdt 9.0. By and large everything works until I tried to compile a document with a bibliography and nothing happened. I tried ...
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PDFTeXify+preview in WinEdt 9.0

Until several hours ago, when I was clicking Shift+Ctrl+P in WinEdt 9.0, it did both the compilation and gave the preview of the pdf file. However, now it only does the PDFTeXify processing. How can ...
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How to remove `.tex.bak` and `.bib.bak` files to the subfolder automatically?

The .bak files are same to be useless. However, it will generate .tex.bak and .bib.bak files every time when I edit my .tex files by WinEdt and .bib by JabRef. So is there any way to remove .tex.bak ...
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How to let WinEdt 7.0 automatically use my own environment? [closed]

I want to save some often-used environments and configure WinEdt to use them in some way. How should I accomplish this?
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Error invoking LaTeX from within WinEdt

this is my work environment...
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Compiling current text block in WinEdt

In WinEdt there is a toolbar button for compiling current selection of the document. But is it possible to compile current text block without manual selection? By text blocks I means parts of text ...
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How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt?

I have a problem " How to use LuaLaTeX at WinEdt ? And my MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \luaexec{ tp=tex.print ...