{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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Question about WinEdt

I am planning to write a book on project management. A colleague clued me in to LaTex as a platform in which to write this book (for ultimate self-publishing). So I realize I have a learning curve ...
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Import and Export LaTeX presentations in graphical presentation editor

I want to find (or create) a graphical presentation editor (or say Winedt macros) that allows text, graphics images and latex formulas to be inserted and formatted interactively. It should also allow ...
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Compiling multi-file LaTeX file

I have large LaTeX project (my thesis) with a main TeX file and many subfiles contained in their own subdirectories. The template is available here at Cambridge University website Now coming to my ...
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How to compare two TeX codes and mark differences with color

I would like to find easy tool, which compares two TeX codes and generates a PDF file of the first code, in which the differences from the second code are marked by a given color. I use winedt 7.0 ...
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Typesetting question in WinEdt 8.0

I recently started using WinEdt 8.0 to tex up my papers, and when I typeset my files it opens up Adobe to view the Pdf version of my file. However, I remember when I used to use WinEdt a while back ...
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how to compile just one equation

I am working with WinEdt 6.0 and working with a long document, therefore, some times I would like to compile just one equation and get the pdf output of it, instead of running pdflatex that compiles ...
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Why doesn't WinEdt 8.0 produce PDF output? [closed]

I am using WinEdt in Windows 7. A problem occurs when I am trying to compile a LaTeX file with PDFLaTeX. After compilation it does not produce any PDF file and even existing PDF files are deleted. ...
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A question about Texmaker settings

When having a number of files opened in Texmaker, at the top of editor pane, there is a drop down panel with the names of open documents in it. I prefer to have tabs of open documents at the top of ...
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LaTeX3-sensitive editors

I'm starting to embed LaTeX3 code in my custom classes and packages -- and enjoying it more the further I learn about it --, but at least to me it would make for an even better experience if, as it is ...
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Facing the problem in starting the PDFTexify or any other mode [duplicate]

My WinEdt8.0 was going well with MikTex 2.9 yesterday and now after booting my computer it is showing this error, Please Help me to solve it: Error Launching Console Application PDFTexify......... ...
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The SumatraPDF Inverse-Search for any arbitrary Editor

I wanna use texmaker+sumatra, winEdt8+sumatra and texnic Center+sumatra together. I set the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search option on all editors. But the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search does not work on WinEdt ...
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PdfTexify versus dvi2pdf: problem with eps figure

I have problem to get eps pictures when I use PdfTexify in WinEdt 8.0 (MikTeX 2.9). It works if I use dvi2pdf, but I prefer PdfTexify, because it allows me to include attachments in pdf file as well ...
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Problems with french accents automatically understood by LaTeX

I am using WinEdt to write my thesis and I used \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} to get the French accents to be understood automatically. It works fine for the first 2 chapters, but for some ...
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Using the alt+number symbols in windows

I recently discovered at that one can make many symbols by pressing Alt + num pad. I then tried to insert these symbols into my latex file, and it compiled, but just seemed to insert a space there. ...
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Running pdflatex twice by default in WinEdt 6

Is it possible to use a switch or some other change for pdflatex, so that it always compiles twice? Because of the changes to the toc and labels, two runs are often necessary. As running twice does ...
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Dynamic autocomplete for words (non-LaTeX commands) in WinEdt 6.0

Does anyone know how to get WinEdt 6.0 to perform dynamic autocomplete ?. I would like to expand words I've already used, either in the current .tex file, or in the directory tree for a given ...
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I can not change the mode or submode of the current document in WinEdt 8

WinEdt 8 adds the submode UNIX to the current document. I can not delete it in Document Setting. Why does WinEdt 8 do so?
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The system cannot find the file specified

I have just downloaded WinEdt and written my first code, but it will not run because I keep getting the following error. I am at a loss as to how to fix this. Error launching Console Application ...
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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'.