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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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How to set Kile livepreview to XeLaTeX as default (instead of PdfLaTeX)?

When I open new files (with automatic kile-livepreview launch) PdfLaTex is used and I have to switch manually to XeLaTeX. How to set XeLaTeX as default for kile-livepreview ? I saw for already opened ...
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PDFLaTeX and LIVE finished with exit code 1 [closed]

\documentclass{article}[12pt] \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{tocbasic} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{fontenc} \...
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Which encoding should I choose when saving files in Kile?

I noticed that Kile appears to have changed the default encoding for files to x-UTF_8j. It has also developed a bewildering list of encoding options in the file saving dialogue. (So this is probably ...
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Enclose selected text in an environment in Kile

Let us say that I have some text and I want to enclose the selected text in an environment of my choice and have the text indent itself inside the environment. So, I shall select the text, and press ...
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kile auto-backspace while typing

I just started using kile to work with latex and I'm having an odd problem. While typing, I might pause to think, and if there is whitespace behind the cursor, kile will automatically perform a ...
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Still getting a "Restricted shell escape" on Kile

In order to add gnuplots in my documents, I'm using this basic code to verify my system (Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS + Kile 2.9.93) \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{shellesc} \begin{document} \...
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How to enable synctex with Kile and Okular?

I am using Ubuntu, Kile, and Okular. What are the exact steps to enable and use synctex with that setup? What I want to achieve is that I open the compiled PDF with Okular (from Kile) and then ...
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Allow Kile to show subfiles in the structure tree

I am using the compiled version of Kile since a while (version 2.9.94). As my projects I am working on are large and take a longer time to compile, I am using subfile{} to speed up the compilation (...
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Kile on Linux Mint: Built-in viewer has disappeared

I am new to LaTeX, and I've decided to focus on Kile as my IDE. This, largely because it has features that will allow me to learn at a faster pace. Unfortunately, the Kile manual (link doesn't have ...
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How can I fix the caption position in figures? [duplicate]

Running the following code in Kile, I obtain a caption position of the first image that is different from the second one since the text inserted in the second picture is less than the first one. This ...
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How to add bibliography to the table of contents when using bibitem

In order to write the bibliography, I am using this code: \begin{thebibliography} \bibitem{name} Authors, {\em Name of the article}. \end{thebibliography} The complete code is: \documentclass[12pt,...
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How to sort the list of files and projects in Kile

When I work in Kile, I like to have multiple (> 20) files open so that I can c/p equations between them, etc. To overview what's open, I always have File & Projects selected in the left sidebar....
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Accessing all TeX Live documentation files in Kile

I have set the location of TeX documentation as /usr/local/texlive/2022/texmf-dist/doc in Kile and selected the option of 'Use your system's TeXLive documentation'. Still, when I go to Help -> TeX ...
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How can I stop kile from automatic compiling

Whenever I open or save a latex document, Kile automatically compiles it. It also does so when I open an input file which should not be compiled directly. This is almost like Word, which I hate ...
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Latex/Kile - subfigure captions alignment/position and subfigure alignment/position

I'm new to Latex and I have problems with how to align captions and figures. I need all figures to be in line and all captions to be aligned left and right. Ive tried many things, read many things. ...
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Creating an Arabic book with a commentary and footnote

I wanted to write an arabic book that includes a commentary and footnote, in the style that most arabic books are written in. currently im playing around with arabtex, and trying myself. I was ...
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Multicolumn aligns text always right

I'm in the Latex tabular environment. I want to align the text in a multicolumn to the left, but it does not work. It is always alignt to the right. Here is my code: \begin{tabular}{|p{2cm}|p{2cm}|p{...
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Auto completion duplicates text [Kile]

When I try to autocomplete an argument in Kile it ends up writing the entire command and ignores what I wrote, like this: \document \document\documentclass{} I'm not sure what's causing this, any ...
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Configuring Kile to use a build folder with bibtex/biber

I am looking for a way to configure Kile to compile all files within a build/ folder (to avoid having all build files making a mess in the root folder). I successfully did this for XeLaTeX using -...
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Kile : TeX file working on Overleaf not compiling on Kile

I am compiling a project report that contains at the moment of creation no complicated packages that I might have not installed on Kile (new user here!). Before Kile, I was using Overleaf and the same ...
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Syncing tex file and integrated PDF viewer in Kile

I'm having trouble properly syncing the TeX and PDF files in Kile. At some point, Kile was properly moving the PDF preview following where I was in the TeX file but then it stopped working at some ...
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Why doesn't Kile use my build arguments?

Currently, I am working on a .tex file on Windows using Kile editor. If I use the following command to compile the file via terminal, everything works fine: pdflatex --enable-write18 --extra-mem-bot=...
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Question about Kile on Windows 10

I am using Kile Version 2.9.93 on Windows 10(27 inch Monitor 1080p), To my eye, the viewer for Kile is worse at rendering text when compared to TexMaker... But Both Kile and TexMaker produce identical ...
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Kile shortcut stops working

I have been using Kile for quite some time now and I have never experienced this problem. But I had to format my computer and I reinstalled Kile and a problem with { occurred. So the shortcut for this ...
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How to install individual package (like commath) in LaTex? [duplicate]

I have trouble understanding how LaTex deals with packages, so this is a rather general question that arose from my specific problem with the commath package. I want to use the commath package, and so ...
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special characters and compose key in Kile

I've been using Kile (with various Ubuntu distributions) for ages without any problem to write my maths papers. Now, for some reason I was recently forced to upgrade my system to Ubuntu 20.04, and ...
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XeLaTeX doesn't work latex editors [closed]

So,I have this xelatex version: XeTeX 3.14159265-2.6-0.999992 (TeX Live 2020) kpathsea version 6.3.2 Copyright 2020 SIL International, Jonathan Kew and Khaled Hosny. There is NO warranty. ...
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How to working with fragments of document

I use Kile and I would like to divide my book into parts and I would like to work on each parts separately. For example let's assume that I have two files: main.tex and chapter.tex. Here is my main....
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"capacity exceeded, sorry[input stack size=5000]\tableofcontents"

"capacity exceeded, sorry[input stack size=5000]\tableofcontents" I get this problem when i have added "dominitoc". Can you help me. thank you so much.
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Kile: Live preview (compilation behavior)

I like Kile's "Live Preview mode", except for the "Compilation behavior": In the settings, we have to choose one of two: Compile documents after saving Compile documents whenever there are changes ...
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Kile: re-fill wrapped paragraph after editing

Is there a possibility to refill/reshape a wrapped paragraph after making changes? I configured Kile to hard-wrap after 70 characters, but when I insert or delete words in a paragraph there are ...
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Kile remove horizontal scrolling

I always love kile. But I hate the problem that a long paragraph in kile goes beyond the screen and results in horizontal scrolling. I know this should a trivial problem and easily solved using some ...
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Kile or any TeX software cannot find 'TeX Live' binaries (manually installed) when launched from graphical menu or launcher icon

I have recently installed latest TeX Live 2020. Post installation, I have added the PATH of texlive installation /usr/local/texlive/2020/bin/x86_64-linux to ~/.bashrc and /etc/environment. Now, if I ...
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make Kile syntax highlight extension aware

Is is possible to make kile use a specific syntax highlight scheme for different kinds of files? I have a documentwith a .tex file as main file, but I also work with some sage script, and some sagetex ...
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How can I install a package in kile (windows)?

I want to use the package algorithm2e.sty to write the code of my thesis. When I use the line \usepackage[english]{algorithm2e}. I get an error saying ifoddpage.sty not found \RequirePackage. I ...
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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 PDFLatex and it works flawlessly. I ...
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A special error message after installing Kile on WSL, for LaTeX [closed]

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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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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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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"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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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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