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Kile is a (La)TeX editor to edit (La)TeX source code. It runs on Unix-like systems including Mac OS X and Linux with the Qt libraries installed.

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Encoding in Kile everytime wrong

I am using Kile for my Latex editor. However as I mentioned in my last question I had severla problem with special characters like üäö With the help of you I found out that a wrong coding was the ...
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Kile does not show compile action

A problem rather with Kile than with Tex -- how can I compile? The options are greyed out and I could not find out how to change that. Live preview works fine.
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Different outputs when using pdflatex in 2 machines

Was working on mainly on 2 different pcs (ubuntu 16.04 and ubuntu 18.04). Output of pdflatex was the same for both. When compiling the exact same file on a different laptop (freshly installed with ...
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How to configure Kile livepreview with -shell-escape

I'm looking to configure kile-livepreview on Ubuntu with -shell-escape so that when I've saved the minted environment is compiled. I'm successfully configured the PDpLatex and it works flawlessly. I ...
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A special error message after installing Kile on WSL, for LaTeX

I use WSL (Windows Subsystem Linux). I have tried to install Kile for LaTeX by sudo apt-get install kile As soon as I did, i wanted to open Kile by: kile& And I had the following error ...
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Kile on Windows suddenly no longer compiles [closed]

Apologies if this is not the correct place to ask this, since it is not exactly TeX specific... I've been using Kile for a few years on my Windows 10 machine with no problem. After a Windows update, ...
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Code folding in kile does not work properly when there is a {eqnarray} or a {gather} or a {align} in the block

I'm running Kile 2.9.92 as LaTeX editor on Windows 10. I'm currently writing a beamer presentation with several frame environments. In order to easily navigate through my code I'm using the "code ...
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Kile Live-Preview with \include{}

I am using Kile for a variety of projects and documents which are large. Therefore, I split the files into different *.tex files which are stored in different folders such as Chapters, Appendix, Pre ...
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Bibliography not generating

I have a .tex where I am trying to cite a paper, but on compiling I found that it is not generating the bibliography. I Tried compiling the .tex file as below but still nothing PDFLaTeX BibTeX ...
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Kile Live Preview only works for new documents

I freshly installed Kile on my Arch Linux Laptop. Now I want to write LaTeX Documents with the Live Preview function of Kile. I tested it and it seems not to work properly. In Settings -> Kile -&...
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Changing the default settings in Kile

I am using Kile 3 beta. I always have to work with XeLaTeX, but the default compiler in the Kile is PDFLaTeX. Even for Kile live preview I've to change the compiler to XeLaTeX for every session ...
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Kile Live Preview Error Message

I have used Kile (in Windows 10 via MiKTeX) for a while and it was a nice experience. But I noticed that, since there is a lower bound for the response time, there would be occasionally an error ...
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Win10: Kile-Settings (Live-preview, Buildtools…) difficult to comprehend: Viewer-Features seem work 'only sometimes'

I love kile even under Win10 and I'm working with since about 5 years. Unfortunately, there seem to be minor bugs I can't fix by myself, although I've studied the 'Handbuch' and thousands of ...
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Change colour of LaTex commands in editor window Kile 3 beta 1

In Kile 3 beta 1, some but not all LaTex commands appear in the editor window in the colour of ordinary text. For example, in my current document, \textit and \footnote are a light purple, but \...
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How to change default build in kile to Lulatex?

Even I went to Settings->Config kile->Tools->Build and changed the QuickBuild tool to "LuaLatex+ViewPDF". Every time I save the file, it just keeps running pdflatex. It is not unusable but it is ...
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How to design table so that copied text from pdf in sorted by rows in text file?

I have a simple table with text: \documentclass[letterpaper,11pt]{article} \newcommand{\resumeSubheading}[4]{ \vspace{2pt} \begin{tabular*}{0.97\textwidth}[t]{l@{\extracolsep{\fill}}r} \...
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Kile: shell-escape doesn't work

I have added these packages: \usepackage[margin=1.25in]{geometry} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{...
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Kile: do auto completion only when hitting spacebar

I was trying to get a good autocompletion in Kile. Therefore I made a .cwl file and used this to store all the words that I regularly misspell. I also turned on 'Auto completion for abbreviation' so ...
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“The document could not be saved, as it was not possible to write to” Error Message from Kile under MikTeX in Win10?

Recently an occasional but not infrequent error message from Kile under MikTeX in Windows10 seems getting annoying, "The document could not be saved, as it was not possible to write to 'the path of ...
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Redefine a Hotkey for Inverse Search in Kile under Miktex in Windows10?

I learned that there is a default hotkey, "shift + a-mouse-left-click", in Kile for an inverse search (taking one from a given point in the viewer to a near corresponding point in the editor. It is ...
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Directly extracting PDF from Kile under MiKTeX in Windows 10?

I am using the latest testing version of Kile under MiKTeX in Windows 10, which is awesome so far. It took me a while to find how to generate a PDF file, the built-in command seems clicking the "...
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Inverse Search in Kile with Miktex in Windows10?

I am trying the editor Kile with Miktex in Windows10. It is pretty awesome. Only one thing, so far, that a user seems unable to do an inverse search, in the sense that if she clicks somewhere in the ...
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Avoid scrolling to document beginning on compiling?

Each time I compile Kile scrolls back to the beginning of the document. I would like to avoid this, it makes it very hard to write text as I need to browse back to the section I am editing each time. ...
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How to go to the edited code part in Kile directly?

When I use Quickstart in Kile to compile the pdf of my code, the pdf starts from the first page. Is there any setting change such that I can directly go to the most recently edited part, as is the ...
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In the Kile build tool configuration, which token expands to the live preview file?

In the Kile Latex editor, I can configure different viewers via: Settings -> Configure Kile... -> Tools -> Build Now, I want to configure Evince as a viewer to open the live preview, to do ...
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EPS2PDF conversion not working in latex

I am writing a research paper in latex template which has some figures in EPS format. While compiling the template I see a blank box instead of figure I'm not getting why it's happening I have used \...
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Is it possible to invert the colors in Kile's live preview?

I like to use a dark theme for Kile, but the live PDF preview window (which is a great feature) is very bright. Is there any way to make it dark, or set the background black, or invert the colors, or ...
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Escaping HEX-characters source code in \lstinputlisting

I am currently writing a paper where I need to put full Python source code files into the appendix. Since I do not want to bloat my TeX file, I include source code with \lstinputlisting. The source ...
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LaTeX editor with seamless auto-complete

When working on a LaTeX project I like to create an .sty file (say mymacros.sty) where all my custom macros are defined. I then simply call \usepackage{mymacros} in the main .tex file preamble. I also ...
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Error: File ended while scanning use of \tabu@collectbody

Kile returns the error "File ended while scanning use of \tabu@collectbody" when I add this to my code. \begin{center} \begin{tabu} to \textwidth { | c | c | } \hline \underline{Variable} &...
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Error when using \overline inside \emph

I'm writing a paper in Kile, which uses LaTeX. I need to have an italicized character with a line over it. The code I'm currently using is: $\emph{uuds\overline{s}}$ I'm getting this error: ...
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Configuring Kate text editor to compile a latex file

I am trying to use the KDE Kate text editor for latex. Essentially, what I want is to be able to click "build" and have it run pdflatex I read the documentation for the build plugin, but I couldn'...
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rendering of tikzcd code to get an image file

I have Kile and Texstudio in my computer. For some reason, I want to save commutative diagrams as image files. There is http://presheaf.com/ that compiles xymatrix codes and gives an image file. ...
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Texlive 2018 install kills tex [closed]

I recently upgraded from Texlive 2017 to Texlive 2018 by default through dnf on a fedora 28 system, using Kile as the front end. My tex installation now fails to produce anything. I have removed ...
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Turning the “line number” on in kile?

I think it is a really easy problem, but Google could not help and this searching function neither. I love kile, but the settings section is like a big mess for me. I would love to turn on a bar on ...
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Kile - no dialog when file is changed on disk

I recently updated Kile to version 2.9.91. After updating, when a source file is changed on disk by something other than Kile (e.g. because I am using Dropbox, and some collaborator edited the file), ...
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Kile spell check not working?

I have Kile installed on my computer with Windows 10. The spell check does not appear to do anything. After selecting "Spelling", a dialogue box saying "Spell check complete" pops up. No misspelled ...
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How to create shortcuts on kile since user-tags are missing?

As described in this old thread: How to create new shortcuts on kile?, user-defined syntax shortcuts in kile, e.g. to create a footcite-command swiftly, until now were defined in the menu under LaTex >...
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Linux CentOS 7, LaTeX issue on Kile: File 'dsfont.sty' not found [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile a LaTeX file with Kile on a laptop running Linux CentOS 7. In the .tex file, I've the command \usepackage{dsfont} Kile does not compile my file and produces the following error: ...
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Auto relabel all labels in a tex file

I have a standard .tex file and I use Kile on Ubuntu 16.04. My question is the following: I would like to find all strings with \label{***} and replace them automatically with \label{***_B}. How ...
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Kile : pdflatex finished with exit code 1

I am writing a thesis report in Latex. I'm under Windows 7 (64bit) and using Kile 2.9.91 and MikTex 2.9. Everything was working fine until this morning. The compilation returns this error in the ...
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Kile preview in same window

I cannot get the view I had on Kile on my Windows machine earlier-the editor on the left and pdf viewer on the right. I am using Kile on a Mac. Whenever I click on quickbuild it opens the pdf in an ...
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Rename label and automatically update all references

Suppose, we have a section with a label \label{content}. This label is referenced at multiple occasions via \ref{content}. During the writing process the content of the section changes and we would ...
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Selecting or copying a line in Kile

Is there a fast way in Kile to select or copy a whole line? Ideally, I'd want to do it with a single keyboard shortcut.
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Installing Kile and linking with Mactex

I have been trying to use Kile in Mac OS Sierra and link it with Mactex. I have gone through several instructions over the internet but still could not do it. Most of the instructions are for older ...
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Integrating SageTex and Kile/TexStudio in Linux

I had followed the instructions given in the answer to a similar question, but it seems that sage never gets launched once pdf is created in that integration. I am attaching screenshot of log and ...
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Open a file in a specific instance of Kile

This question is potentially off-topic, but hear me out. It's not actually to do with LaTeX, but rather with one of its editors -- Kile. There's a [kile] tag, so I think I'm justified in asking this ...
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Changing font size in Kile's Log and Messages window

I am using Kile 2.9.60 in the KDE Development Platform 4.10.2 on a Dell XPS 15 laptop under Windows 10. I know how to change the editor fonts via "Configure Kile" > "Fonts & Colors" > "Font" > "...
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Is it possible to put Kile's Live preview in separate window?

As in the title. I have two monitors, and I'd like to have the live preview on the secondary one, while the rest of the Kile on the main one. I could use Ocular, but it doesn't always auto-update the ...
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Kile - different dictionaries for different documents

I use Kile as my LaTex editor and sometimes I have to work in a project with three or four different languages. I have all dictionaries installed, but it seems impossible to set a specific dictionary ...

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