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How to use LaTeX on VS Code?

I am very new to using VS Code and am very lost in it. I would like to edit and preview tex documents in VSC like I can on overleaf. I Installed LaTeX Workshop through VSC, but I can't see any preview....
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Integrate pdf preview on Kile

Has Kile a integrate pdf preview like Texmaker? If so, how can I active this function?
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LyX preview with TikZ patterns

I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong or if I've found a bug in LyX, but its preview feature is just completely breaking when I try to use the patterns TikZ library. It does produce the correct ...
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Error: I can't jump from a position in the preview to the same position in the tex file

While using TeXworks installed by MiKTeX, I am trying to jump from a position in the PDF to the position in the tex file, and it isn't working today. The error message is Cannot read file "C:/...
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TexStudio: Compile and Preview on File Save

I've spent the better part of the last couple hours searching through StackExchange and Google to find either a WYSIWYG style LaTeX editor, and for Windows, I have settled with TexStudio as the best ...
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How to view spreads after title page in two page view mode TexStudio

I've started writing my dissertation in Latex, and have been using TexStudio quite happily for a while. Now I've set up spreads along the lines of this answer. I'm wondering how to view the book PDF ...
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latexmk Update view when compiling

When I use latexmk with the following command: latexmk -pvc -pdf main It seems to update the pdf file, but doesn't update the preview. How do I get it to update the xpdf preview shown when making ...
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Mac tool for editing pspicture [duplicate]

I've used TikZ Editor for some time to make my TikZ drawings. I've really appreciated the live-rendering features. Now, I'm wanting to make some graphics using the pst-optexp package, and I'm having a ...
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Why those latex editors with real-time preview are so slow in rendering previews? [duplicate]

Merely adding two letters will take a few seconds for editors such as OVerleaf/Sharelatex to render a preview. How could this be the case? I just need a draft preview. Are there any latex editors ...
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LyX | Automatic Wrap by Preview?

I haven't found a question post about this exact thing - please link me to one if you do: Is it possible in LyX to set-up Wrap By Preview for TeX code (written in those TeX code boxes)? I want to set-...
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Gummi night mode preview?

What I'm looking for is a simple latex editor with autocompletion capabilities, live preview, and a night mode which applies to both the code and live preview (so that one can make the preview ...
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Kile for Ubuntu 15.04: Closed live preview and can't get it back

Whilst editing a Latex document in Kile, I closed the external live preview window and now seem unable to get it back. It is enabled and set to external window mode in Settings>Configure Kile and ...
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Does LaTeX _cache_ PDF images that were trimmed with `includegraphics[trim …]`?

I used the command \includegraphics[trim=100 280 100 100,clip,width=10cm]{examplefigure.pdf} and noted that, when I changed the figure in my computer and uploaded it again to Overleaf, the picture ...
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How do I show previews of two different parts of my document, in one window?

I am running TeXShop 2.47 on a G5 PPC Mac with OS 10.5.8. The last time I was working in LaTeX I accidentally did something which caused my preview window to split into two subwindows, with one ...
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Synchronize cursor position in kile

I recently started using Kile on Windows. I haven't faced any problems in the installation and even the live preview feature is working without any problems. The problem I am facing is the live ...
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Kile on a new windows computer — Quickbuild -> “Failed to start” [closed]

I've just installed Kile on my new windows computer, perfectly according to the instructions and exactly like I did on my previous computer. Now I get the following error as soon as I open a file: "[...
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AUCTeX, “preview image not supported”?

I'm trying to set up Emacs 24.3.1 to work with AUCTeX on Win7. When I try to use the Preview feature on the testing 'circ.tex' file I get the following error: TeX Output exited as expected with code ...
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OSX Previewer with Emacs Editor: TeXShop, Skim, Adobe, Preview. updating and landscape

So I am a dinosaur. I use Emacs (and auctex), under OSX. I run a unix background process that checks for file changes and reruns the pdflatex when it detects any. it's very neat. the previewer ...
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Source and PDF side by side in Texmaker? [duplicate]

I've just started using Texmaker and am using it on a fairly large screen, large enough that it would be useful for me to be able to type my document and have the output PDF file next to it. I know it'...
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Live preview on Latexian

noob here, when translating a technical manual from english to spanish live preview stopped showing almost last third of the manual. I have the same preview file for the appendix chapter (the one that ...
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Lock gummi preview pane to main file

I got a latex document for which I want to outsource the different chapters +folder | main.tex | first.tex | second.tex I am using gummi as an editor. Now I got the problem or rather inconvenience ...
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Screen-friendly layout for preview

When editing a LaTeX document, I prefer having the source on one display and a live preview (by means of latexmk -pvc or similar) on another display. When the secondary display can be physically ...
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Texstudio - Preview no longer jumps to text where cursor is at

Yesterday I accidentally hit the escape button instead of the backward quote (`) button, causing my preview to close. I reopened it by pressing f7 but whenever I build & view now using the F1 ...
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how to set preview-latex left indentation on formulas?

Preview-latex is good to leave some left indentation on formulas. When the window is small, however, the left indentation on preview is a bit excessive, is there any way to change the amount of ...
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biblatex: Better preview of \cite command (before biber is run)

When using biblate, writing a citation like this Also see \cite{oscars_book}. and just executing pdflatex once to get an early cheap preview, without running biber and pdflatex again (editors like ...
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Emacs + Skim + Live Preview?

I have been using Latexian for a while, but some of its limitations and my natural tendency to use emacs, is prompting me to take a look at my work environment again (OSX 10.9.2). I have seen some ...
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Live-Preview of LaTeX on OSX

I use the following to live-preview my LaTeX files: latexmk -pvc -pdf my_file.tex However, in OS X, Preview only updates when you bring it into focus (e.g. you click on the the window). In many ways,...