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Questions tagged [ide]

IDE is an acronym for Integrated Development Environment.

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Is there option in any IDE to display available options for specific function?

Does any IDE support feature to show all available arguments for specific function? For example instead just showing circle(nothing) like this: To show something like this (similar like Visual Studio ...
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VSC Latex-Workshop clean up output directory [closed]

I try to have a cleaned up output directory after build but it doesn't work. Is anyone using this VS Code Extension and could tell me what's wrong with my settings? { "editor.wordWrap": "on", ...
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Are there any alternatives to vim-latex?

Are there any good alternative plugins that someone has put together for working with latex in vim? I use the vim-latex latex suite, but it's a bit much. I'm pretty sure I use maybe 10% of the ...
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Get .prf file from Jetbrains Webstorm and apply it to listings configuration

From the listings doc it is mentioned that I basically can retrieve a Configuration file for the styling of a language from the IDE and apply it as lstset setting: ...settings in an IDE and can be ...
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Are there any LaTeX IDEs which provide useful error messages?

I was using TeXworks as my source code editor and I got my actual LaTeX compiler and packages through MikTeX. I executed the following code block: \begin {enumerate} % WEAK \item $G$ is a function ...
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Error “latexmk: The script engine could not be found” in VS Code using MikTeX 2.9

LaTeX-Workshop on VS Code keeps printing this error: latexmk: The script engine could not be found. latexmk: Data: scriptEngine="perl.exe", scriptName="latexmk" I installed 'latexmk' via MikTeX ...
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Printing labels into file to support editor

I am using the following command to define a custom counter for different things I refer later in the document. \usepackage{cleveref} \newcommand{\customcounter}[2]{% \newcounter{#1} \setcounter{#...
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Why is the texmaker interface grey and 90's?

I just moved from ubuntu 16.04 to windows 10 and installed texmaker, but it has this awfull looking grey IDE, which surprisingly is also displayed on the official website. This is what I want This is ...
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Editors for Windows with automatic completion, environments etc

My "home" environment is GNU Emacs under Linux with AucTeX and RefTeX; as far as I'm concerned this is the perfect environment for LaTeX editing. And I've written books, papers, notes for students, ...
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Visual Studio Code as LaTeX IDE

List of LaTeX Editors/IDEs includes many text editors and IDEs, and even though Atom is present, I did not find anything relevant about Microsoft's Visual Studio Code. Is it also a viable option to ...
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How to use Arabic symbols as mathematical variables?

so I am incredibly new to LaTex. Generally for my math writings and such, I just use MS Word's equation editor. However recently I was just playing around and I created my "own" equation set. I wanted ...
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What is the “!TEX option”? [duplicate]

I am using the Atom editor with the latextools package (a port of the similar one for Sublime) and I can write for example % !TEX option = -shell-escape in the begining of my document to make it ...
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How to get SyncTeX for Windows to allow Atom pdf-view to synch?

I would like to use Atom in Windows as my primary editor for LaTeX documents. However, the synchronization features of Atom's pdf-view (which is leveraged by latex-plus) requires a synctex binary. It ...
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How to browse .tex project by line numbers in Debian? [closed]

I am using \inputs in my main.tex. I get the following error/warning but it is difficult for me to find the line 1061 because it is in \input files. I really would like to find it. Now, I am using ...
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Latex source-code clarity and navigation

How do you (personally) make latex source code more readable? Sometimes it can be hard to visually navigate if \section{} or \proposition{} doesn't pop out at you. The syntax highlighting in TexStudio ...
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editor for ultra hd display [duplicate]

I have a laptop with 4K resolution. Problem is that all programs that I find, are not adapted to this high resolution and all icons and text are way too small to use and read. I was hoping there ...
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LaTeX in intelliJ

I have installed the idea-latex plug-in in my IntelliJ IDEA. I have created a LaTeX file (but I have found no way to create a LaTeX project!). Some highlighting features work but I cannot find how to ...
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Latex and IntelliJ Idea [duplicate]

An innocuous question. Is there a way to combine Latex and IntelliJ Idea 15.2 I am astonished by realization on this as it was shown in this
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Texmaker - nested document structure

Let's say I have a file that inputs files who input files. foo.tex: \input{bar} bar.tex: \input{baz} baz.tex: Hello World! When I am in foo.tex, Texmaker shows the structure foo --- bar When ...
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Where is .texsprofile in TexStudio Linux?

I'm trying to use a more stylish dark theme in TexStudio (installed using apt-get) on Ubuntu 64-bit. Where can I find .texsprofile? All of the other relevant TeX.SX questions deal with Windows or Mac ...
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Is there a latex IDE that accepts stylus input?

I use latex for taking class notes. But I find it hard to sketch function graphs within a short time period using tikz. Also, I am wondering, is there any IDE takes a "handwriting", converts it to ...
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Enabling UTF-8 file encoding in various text editors [closed]

Many IDE / text editors used by latex community do not encode tex files into utf-8 by default. When trying to use diacritics, various issues may arise. Example code: \documentclass{article} \...
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How to change texmaker's theme?

I downloaded texmaker and I would like to change the theme, because it hurt my eyes. From a previous question I found this theme: [formats] version=1.0 data\normal\priority=-1 data\normal\bold=false ...
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TeX system for Macintosh, recommendations [duplicate]

In I want to start using LaTeX on Mac OS X. Where do I start?, the OP asked about a recommendation for a set of tools to use LaTeX on a Mac. But that was 4 years ago, and the landscape may have ...
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Looking for Gummi for Windows

So as some of you are probably aware of the original website for the Gummi LaTeX editor has gone down. Now a recent fork has arrived for Linux on Github but there is no associated Windows exectutable. ...
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LaTeX editor with in-line folding

Quick question. Are there LaTeX editors that can do in-line folding? That is, that can fold a demarcated piece of code or text without having that piece of code or text on its own line or group of ...
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LaTeX plugin for IntelliJ IDE (and others from JetBrains)

Since I'm here for the first time as a registered user, I'll introduce myself. I am a developer that have created a Gitignore plugin last time for IntelliJ IDEA. It was fun to develop something that ...
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Using another program for grammar and spell checking latex documents

Admittedly, I am spoiled by having my nice red and green squiggles in word, and I write my LaTeX documents in an editor that supports some of these features (TeXStudio if it matters). However, I have ...
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Level of abstraction [duplicate]

So, I'm learning about Latex, I've read the entire TeX and LaTeX wikipedia pages, trying to understand what is this all about. Already installed TexWorks and MikTex in my windows. I know how to create ...
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How to add SyncTex support for evince (or Okular) and LaTeXing for forward and backward navigation between source and pdf

I'm currently using LaTeXing in sublime text 3. Unfortunately I couldn't find a proper solution for enabling forward and backward synctex between source and pdf. The LaTeXing uses evince (on Linux). ...
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LaTexing vs LaTexTools (Sublime text plugins)

I want to use sublime as my default IDE for TeX (currently I'm using Latex Studio). I've found two great packages: LaTexTools LaTexing Both has somehow the same list of features but LaTeXing seems ...
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Visual Latex Editor on Mac [duplicate]

I am looking for visual Latex editor (Something like Microsoft Word). Is there any helpful. The reason why I am looking for one is that I am tied to a deadline and I don't have enough time to get ...
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Biblatex with Biber: Configuring my editor to avoid undefined citations

Running the minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @ARTICLE{example, author = {Other, Anthony Norman}, title = {Some things I did}...
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How can I use plain TeX with TeXnicCenter or another IDE?

Currently I use TeCnicCenter and MiKTeX with LaTeX on a Windows machine. I am contemplating using plain TeX for certain purposes. I would like to know how to use TeXnicCenter with plain TeX. I like ...
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Is there any version of Kile for Windows? [duplicate]

I am using Kile in ubuntu. Is there any version of Kile for Windows ? If so please, give me a download link.
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Selfhosted collaborative webbased LaTeX editor

I'm searching for a LaTeX editor that I can run on my GNU/Linux server and allows realtime collaboration as well as online compiling and previewing. What I've tried so far: FlyLaTeX: Editing works ...
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LaTeX IDE with git [duplicate]

I currently use Texmaker when working with LaTeX. I often use Git as well with LaTeX. I was wondering if there is an IDE similar to Texmaker which supports Git. Thanks. P.S. I use Ubuntu.
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How can I run LaTeX from Sublimetext 2?

Actually, I have read the similar issues that are asked here. But still I can not find a solution for my case. I loaded Latextools plugin, and I installed Sumatra pdf viewer. Even though I added to ...
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Workaround for TexShop and multibib

It looks there is a problem with TexShop and multibib package. multibib package expects that you do bibtex xxx where xxx is your own newcites. However, when using TexShop it looks like it only does it ...
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How to disable spell checking or equivalent features in TeXmaker/TeXstudio?

The spell checker is really good when I type English words. However I am a Chinese user and it always annoys me when I type Chinese words since they are treated as misspelled. So how can I disable ...
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TeXStudio doesn't recognize some commands

I'm starting to use TeXStudio. I'm having some issues, for example with \begin{align*} \sqrt[n]{a}^2-\sqrt[n]{ab}&=m\sqrt[n]{a}\\ \end{align*} When i put the point on align* i get a small ...
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replace often used Tex-Literals ($ and $$) for math regions into \( or \) and \[ or \]

Is there an editor or IDE (or a script) for substituting the TeX-Commands $ and $$ for opening and closing math regions into the corresponding LaTeX-Commands \(,\) and \[,\]? I'm sure there is a tool -...
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Wordwrap in Kile?

I can't seem to wrap my words to the size of the window in the IDE Kile. This results in my line of LaTeX being very long and ridiculous and the kile window scrolling to the right. Any suggestions?
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Can I think of LyX as a LaTeX IDE?

Can LyX be used as an IDE for LaTeX? I am considering using LyX instead of Emacs to write my LaTeX papers. Emacs is powerful editor/IDE which helps me be more productive while writing LaTeX. LyX looks ...
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Which LaTeX IDE has Vi plugin?

I'm looking for a LaTeX IDE which has Vi plugin, but I haven't found any. I tried out vim-latex, but I couldn't find a way to install it. Thanks in advance.
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Is there a free LaTeX IDE that keeps indentation when word-wrapping?

I've used TeXnicCenter almost exclusively over the rather short amount of time I've been using LaTeX. I like it quite a bit, except that wrapped parts of long lines are not indented at all. I would ...
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LyX type software

I am a big fan of LyX(I find typing up in TeX directly really annoying, I like being able to see my formulas), however are there any other programs that make it a lot easier to TeX too? I just want to ...
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IDE with AutoCompletion?

I was looking for an Latex editor that has an auto completion function. Is there any available? I thought about auto complete suggestion for common commands like for example defining chapters and ...
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Editors/IDEs for LaTeX documented source (.dtx) files [duplicate]

Similar to the question "Latex Editors/IDEs," I'm curious if there are any editors or add-ons that directly support the LaTeX documented source (.dtx) format. I imagine such an editor would support ...
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TeXworks: How to store spell checker settings?

I'm using TeXworks to write my documents. TeXworks provides the ability to spell check the document, chosing a specific language (english, german or french in my case). But I noticed that every time ...