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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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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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Bibtex Error: Empty `thebibliography' environment on input line 3 although \cite is used in the document

I know that this is a frequent asked question, but I did not find an answer which was suitable for my problem. I have a tex-document with the following structure: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article}...
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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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Occasional Bibtex Error in Kile under Miktex 2.9 in Windows10?

I am using Kile under Miktex 2.9 in Windows 10. Since I switched from my long-lasting version of Miktex to the latest version, Kile seems to frequently occasionally report ``finished with exit code 1" ...
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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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Visualize PDF document using internal viewer with kile

How can I Visualize PDF document using internal viewer with kile like in texmaker. I don't like to close the pdf document every time it shows up in a new window. Shortly How to Put the pdf document ...
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How to install Kile in Windows?

I've been searching how to install Kile in Windows. I've seen many options but none of them works. Any ideas or suggestions? I use Linux and is easy to install and use Kile, but I need it for my job ...
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Using UTF and not displaying accent marks

I'm having this issue wich started some time ago and now is being quite annoying. I write in spanish and need to use accent marks a lot. I usually start my articles or reports with the preamble ...
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KILE: editor for .tex files does not show

I am not sure if this is a very trivial, or an advanced problem, but since I updated to Ubuntu 16.04, my Kile LaTeX editor stopped working. I can open my .tex files, and even build them (ViewPDF, and ...
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Kile: ps to pdf finished with exit code 1 [closed]

I am using Kile. While processing the tex: DVI to PDF is working fine but PS to PDF showing error "ps to pdf finished with exit code 1" and PDF file is only showing first page of the documents. Any ...
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Kile: unable to access the settings under ubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

I have been using Kile for many years, and heavily depend on it. Recently, I updated to ubuntu 16.04 LTS, with kile version 4:2.1.3-3ubuntu1 and I am no longer able to access the settings that ...
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Have kile detect whether to use PDFLaTeX or XeLaTeX

I use plain LaTeX for research papers (which don't run without error in XeLaTeX) and XeLaTeX for presentations (which use fontspec). I am working with Kile and have a shortcut (Alt+2) for QuickBuild ...
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Problem with package in Kile and Ubuntu 16.04

I use Kile and at compilation I get the error message: file sectsty.sty not found I have downloaded the ctan package, but what do I have to do now ?
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How to disable cursor blinking in Kile, TeXworks and/or Texmaker

I disabled cursor blinking in my operating system (Ubuntu 16.04), but this did not influence the cursor behaviour in these editors. Does anyone know how to stop cursor blinking in these programmes?
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Configure kile to include biber [duplicate]

I am trying to add biber to QuickBuild in Kile and I tried following the instructions in Configure kile and biblatex post. However, seems like the instructions are for a different version of Kile. ...
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How to Configure KILE for ViewPDF settings?

I have Kubuntu 16.04 installed and would like to configure it so that when I do a QUICKBUILD okular will automatically open up and show the new pdf. This worked fine on Kubuntu 14.04, but ever since ...