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LaTeX Editors/IDEs

What editors/IDEs are available for easing the process of writing TeX/LaTeX documents? Please state some useful features like code completion, spell checking, building final DVI or PDF files, etc. ...
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A simpleton's guide to (…)TeX workflow with emacs

Progress Report Four months on, I thought it a good idea to "report back" here, and I wrote something. Then, I had better thoughts and turned it into a blog post. You can read it on the TeX.sx blog. ...
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Good keyboard layouts for typing (La)TeX

When typing (La)TeX some keys are used a lot more often then in plain text, especially \, {, }, [, ], $, ^ and _. On most keyboard layouts these keys are rather cumbersome to type. The English QWERTY ...
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Short names for macros

Often it happens that I would like to define macros that I would use very frequently throughout the document – for example, a special symbol that I use repeatedly in many equations. Ideally, in such ...
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What is your favorite Emacs and/or AUCTeX command/trick?

What is your favorite Emacs and/or AUCTeX command/trick? The point here is that I don't know what I don't know. I'm an Emacs and AUCTeX user looking to improve my Emacs & AUCTeX use, especially ...
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How to check proper nesting of heading levels

How can we check that heading levels in a LaTeX file are coming in sequence, i.e., \section, \subsection, \subsubsection, \paragraph and \subparagraph. How to catch if \section is followed by \...
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Autocomplete current environment

Is there a keyboard shortcut in TeXnicCenter to complete the current environment? In other words, it should add the appropriate \end{....}.
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For a absolute beginner, how to start to learn Emacs and AucTeX?

I am a student in pure math. And I would like to learn LaTeX in the next 3 months. After searching in Quora and some other websites. I find a lot of experts saying that although it is hard to get ...
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Emacs and MacTex in El Capitan [closed]

I am a newbie to Emacs and have just installed GNU Emacs from emacsformacos.com on OSX "El Capitan" but couldn't figure out how to correctly link Mactex 2015 to Emacs. When trying to Latex a tex ...
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Add key binding to emacs in AucTeX does not fully work

Based on the discussion in these questions (1, 2, 3), I created the following key bindings for AucTeX in emacs. (defun AucTeX-LaTeX-beginendgroup () (local-set-key (kbd "C-{") "\\begingroup ") (...
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Recommendations for Non-Qt IDE on high-res display?

I'm working off of a QHD+/WQHD dual monitor setup so nothing Qt powered works for me (TexStudio, TexMaker, etc...) Does anyone who uses high resolution displays with upscaling know of a robust editor?...