{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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Forward search with WinEdt when compiling PDF

There is a forward search option (Shift+F8) with WinEdt 7 which works well for me, but it is only to visualize a previously compiled PDF. I am looking for a way to force a new compilation of the PDF ...
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Quick Build commands in WinEdt

I recently switched from TeXMaker to WinEdt. In TeXMaker I was used to customize my 'Quick Build' command in the 'Configure TeXMaker' dialog. In that dialog I was able to choose, for example: ...
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How to preview images generated by MetaPost?

I use the old MetaPost program to create graphics. My problem is that, to see the result of my MetaPost figures, I have to compile first the .mp file and then the .tex file where I've inserted them. ...
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Problems with WinEdt 7.0

I'm a newbie here, so forgive me if it's not the right kind of question to be posted. I've just updated to WinEdt 7.0 and I wonder where are the old good features I loved in my previous version. ...
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WinEdt autocompletion

How to use autocomplete feature in WinEdt? It's very hard to use \ref{} and similar functions without autocomplete. I tried Tab and Ctrl+Space but in vain.
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Where are WinEdt acronyms explained?

I am a newcomer to WinEdt 7.1 Where can I find a simple explanation for terms such as PDFTeX, PDFLaTeX, and PDFTexify?
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The system cannot find the file specified (error) [duplicate]

I have been using Windedt with Texlive since many days. But I stopped using it for a while, and when I now compile a tex file, its giving error "The system cannot find the file specified". I don't ...
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How to turn on the PDFTexify option? [closed]

I have read through the manual as best I can. But I can't find where you enable or turn on the PDFTexify. I put in some sample text. Then I hit enter to try and "run" the text that I typed. So, ...
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My WinEdt can only debug one file

I came across a weird question... The thing is, suddenly without and reasons, I could only pdfTeXify one file in my WinEdt. As you know, we usually open lots of files which we have edited historically ...
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How to make sure that a source file is in UNIX mode?

How to make sure that a source file is in UNIX mode? In other words, how to check that every line in a text file is ended by LF rather then CR+LF? I am asking because a package intended for ...
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Syntax Highlight in Winedt

I am using Winedt 7.1 and learning TikZ and I am thinking about to add the commands to the keyword.ini, in the help they mentioned, adding to many keywords may affect the performance. Is there a ...
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Problems rendering BeamerTex Postscript specials in WinEdt 6.0

I have a beamer .tex file which I know works perfectly on TexShop. However, when I texify the same document on WinEdt 6.0, the document does not display properly. No images appear, and anytime I try ...
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WinEdt can not recognize MiKTeX after setting the root [closed]

I tried to update MiKTeX from version 2.8 to version 2.9. Then I installed the version 2.9 in C:/program files/Miktex 2.9 and then configure the MiKTeX in WinEdt by "Tex->Miktex-> Miktex ...
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How to update MiKTeX 2.8 to 2.9 in WinEdt? [closed]

I am trying to update MiKTeX from 2.8 to 2.9 in WinEdt. I downloaded the MiKTeX 2.9 and installed in C:/program files/Miktex 2.9. And then configure the MiKTeX in WinEdt by "Tex->Miktex-> Miktex ...
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How to search keyword in all imported files

I am using WinEdt 6.0. I having a tex file reference other tex files using \input{otherFiles} is it possible to search keywords in all reference files?
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Does Winedt 6.0 jump to the line with error?

Is it possible for Winedt 6.0 to highlight the line with error? How may I turn such feature on? EDIT: Thank you for your help! My settings are the same as default, so the problem seems to be that I ...
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epstopdf suddenly stopped working

I'm trying to compile some .tex files in WinEdt 7 with pdfLaTeX using MikTex 2.9. I have a lot of eps figures and was previously using epstopdf in the preamble without any problems. But for some ...
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pdfopen / pdfclose don't work with Acrobat/Adobe Reader XI

Can anybody explain how to get pdfopen/pdfclose working for Adobe Reader XI? If you could make your instructions as detailed as possible that would be really appreciated. I'm using Miktex 2.9 on ...
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PDF viewer with auto update for WinEdt

Is there a PDF viewer featuring auto update for WinEdt? [WinEdt V 5.5 on WinVista machine] I find WinEdt very comfortable to work with but the fact that one has to re-open Acrobat after every ...
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Automatic translation of accented characters in Winedt 7

I remember that a long time ago, when I was using Winedt (V5.0 I guess) it automatically replace some characters. For example, ç was replaced by \c{c} when I open the file. Now, I need to do the same ...
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Epstopdf does not compile *.eps

I work in WinEdt + MikTex 2.8 and mostly compile the source through PdfTexify. In order to compile eps figures in this mode I used the package epstopdf, but recently it stopped working. This is quite ...
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WinEdt keeps compiling a closed document

I have a simple template whose codes I copy over to a new document each time. But once in a while, when I compile the new document, the old template still shows up as the dvi (despite multiple ...
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Forward/Inverse Search Does Not work on certain tex files

I have this weird issue with forward and inverse searches. I am using WinEdt + Sumatra combination. The forward and inverse search works perfectly on certain some .tex files, but fails on some others. ...
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MikTeX 2.8, WinEdt 5.4, Adobe Acrobat X

I am using MikTeX 2.8, WinEdt 5.4 and Acrobat X, and pdftexify always produces an error, even though the pdf document is actually produced: it opens up a document in WinEdt called "Acrobat ...
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WinEdt Macros that split automatically the equation

Can someone help me on how to split the equation automatically using the WinEdt macros: See sample below: Original Code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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How do I compile and view a tex document using WinEdt7.0? [closed]

I have just dowloaded WinEdt7.0 and I want to compile and view a .tex document with .bib file that I've already created and viewed using TeXShop. The way I would do this in TeXShop would be: ...
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\ref and \cite stopped working

My WinEdt version had to be reinstalled and now I can't use PDFTexify or Texify. That wouldn't be a problem since I still can use PDFLaTeX. So I try that, what happens? Now, all \cite{} show [?] and ...
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How do I make WinEdt show the TOC (Table of Contents)?

How do I make WinEdt show the TOC (Table of Contents) used for navigation? Similar to the TOC visible in the image below (source: WinEdt Snapshots):
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Winedt 7, Doesn't show greek correctly

I have this problem. I use WinEdt 6 to write latex documents and the main language is greek. Up to now i had no problem and i could, when fisrt installing a new version of WinEdt, find a way of having ...
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My pdf closes every time in WinEdt

I use Kile on Linux and WinEdt on Windows both with same version of MiKTeX. While using KILE, when I compile "PDFLaTeX" , it updates my opend output pdf file and does not close the file. Where as in ...
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Compatibility issues with WinEDT. How do I fix it?

I've been having compatibility issues when using MikTeX with WinEDT on a Windows 7 laptop. More particularly, when I go to open certain .tex documents that someone else has been working on with a ...
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Are there any input assist tools in TexShop like the one in WinEdt?

By "input assist tools", I mean the graphical interface in WinEdt with tabs like 'symbols','Greeks','maths'.
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Installing TikZ and PGF for WinEdt in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update my TeX distribution? I have tried to follow http://www.texample.net/media/pgf/builds/pgfmanualCVS2012-05-18.pdf to install TikZ and PGF for windows, but ...
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how to install Tikz and PGF on WinEdt6.0 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I manually install a package on MiKTeX (Windows) Now I want to use Tikz and PGF, and I referred this instruction How to install a current version of TikZ? ...
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How do I define custom shortcuts in WinEdt 7?

In WinEdt 5.5 I defined some keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl+Shift+Q to insert quotation marks (\enquote{****}) or Ctrl+Shift+I to italicize the text (\emph{****}) (where **** stands for the currently ...
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Coloring Text in the .tex file Prior to Rendering It

I was wondering if there's a way to change color of words or passages in the raw tex document itself, prior to rendering it into pdf? Thanks.
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WinEdt assign hotkey or icon to compile project

I have several files open in winedt that are all related in a sort of project. I have the main file that includes the other files. Is there any way to set it up so when I compile any one of the files ...
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WinEdt console wrapping

The output of LaTeX's console/terminal window is wrapped. I do not know if this has to do with LaTeX or WinEdt. It is very annoying to have a line wrapped when there is plenty of space for it not to ...
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Luapath broke after upgrading miktex

I had my miktex 2.9 working fine with lualatex. I went in and somewhere modified some file so that I could add my own module paths. After upgrading some packages using the miktex upgrade tool my latex ...
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In WinEdt 7: How to typeset Arabic, Persian and Urdu properly? [closed]

WinEdt 7 has been released with a claimed support of UTF8. It is true that now the arabic letters are showing correctly, but the default setting are still far from being useful. first, the arabic, ...
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WinEdt 7: How has Unicode support changed from version 6?

The popular WinEdt editor has been just updated to version 7. It is claimed that now WinEdt supports Unicode. However it was also possible to compile Unicode texts in 6th version. I did not notice big ...
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Latex compile reduce command line output [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reducing the console output of LaTeX Any time I compile a tex document I get a ton of command line outputs about loading sty's and other useless information for me. How ...
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generating bibliography items when using biblatex with WinEdt 6.0 and MikTeX2.9

I just started using the biblatex package, it seems to have nice features for a full control over your citations and bibliography. However something I miss from using the native BibTeX with WinEdt ...
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Kile vs WinEDT vs TexShop

Question 1. When I type \begin{document} What keyboard shortcut can I use to so TexShop/Kile/WinEDT will automatically type the following: \end{document} Question 2. How to do the following in ...
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How are the default Execution Modes set up in WinEdt? [closed]

I'm using portable MiKTeX and when I set up the Execution Modes pointing to it, it works just fine. However, every time I change the computer the defaults are reverted to the C:\ drive and I have to ...
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WinEdt failing to consider multibib bibliographies outside the main tex file [closed]

I'm using multibib with WinEdt. If my main .tex file has: \usepackage{multibib} \newcites{acks}{Acknowledgement page references} then the pdflatexify process results in all the necessary output ...
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I cannot run any cmd in WinEdt

I am using WinEdt(Build: 20110315 (v. 6.0)) with MiKTeX(2.9.4282). I have used it for years, it was all OK one hour ago. But now I cannot click the button to run the cmd. I do not know what I did any ...
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a xe(la)texify script for WinEdt 6

I like how WinEdt has a PDFTeXify script, with an associated button, which re-runs everything necessary until you get a PDF, and also opens the PDF in a viewer. I want the same thing for XeTeX, but ...
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Kile document doesn't work well in WinEdt. How do I convert it?

If I save a document in Kile (on Linux) and and open it in WinEdt (Windows) my text is in a bad format. For example: If I have a kile document named main.tex (saved using the UTF-8 encoding) with: ...
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Compilation problem with WinEdt [closed]

I am writing my PhD thesis with WinEdt and recently started to see the following error message. I didn't edit any settings nor change anything in the configurations. Can anybody help? Runaway ...