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LyX: Make shortcut for turning text red

By going to Tools > Preferences > Editing > Shortcuts, we can form new keyboard shortcuts. Is it possible to create such a shortcut for turning text red (or whatever other color or whatever other ...
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How can i short the commands in tabular environment?

Table is list as follows. \begin{tabular}{|>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{2cm}|>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{7cm}|>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{1cm}|} \hline \textbf{Keys} &...
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Backslash shortcut

I'm using a portuguese language layout in a US keyboard (I bought my laptop there) and because of this I've lost the backslash key. Is there a way to create a new shortcut for backslash using another ...
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Accent marks in LyX

I recently started using LyX since it's faster than plain latex but I'm having trouble adding accent marks (´ and ~) to my words (I speak spanish). I'm used to using \' and \~ like in plain latex but ...
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How to add some shortcut for editing in TeXstudio [duplicate]

I would like to add some "commands for editing" in TeXstudio. For instance in the menu "TI" on the left which stands for 'TikZ', there is some "commands for éditing" TikZ commands, you click on it and ...
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Change shortcut for auto-completion in Texstudio

I want to change auto-completion keyboard shortcut in Texstudio. Currently, it is set to Ctrl+Space and I wish to change it to a more convenient Shift+Enter. How do I do that? 'Shortcut' tab in ...
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Overleaf shortcut: Put already written text in brackets

I am looking for a shortcut which puts already written text in curly brackets. I found this question but it doesn't work for Overleaf. I thought that I once have read something similar in an article ...
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href keyboard shortcut

I am using the href package within a beamer presentation to run a videofile in VLC player. Instead of having some "clickable item" in the pdf (a button, image, or text), I would like to run the video (...
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Remapping the up/down arrow keys in TexStudio so that I can move up and down within the auto-completion suggestion box

I created shortcuts in TexStudio for the arrow keys (Ctrl+J, Ctrl+L, Ctrl+I, Ctrl+K for Left, Right, Up, Down) so that I can keep my fingers on the homerow keys, rather than moving them to the bottom-...
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TeXStudio: Can’t disable shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Space

I use the French keyboard bépo for my typing. Unfortunately this makes heavy use of AltGr as dead key, and consequently it interferes with a lot of shortcuts in TeXStudio. Whilst I’ve been able to ...
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How to add to FASTEX on Windows?

I have just downloaded the FasTeX package of macros for LaTeX. It is excellent and is already speeding up my work.Briefly, it has a whole bunch of short text strings which, when followed by two space ...
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View Tags popup menu through a keyboard shortcut in TeXShop

Within the TeXShop Macros Menu is the Goto Labels option, and you can configure a keyboard shortcut to open a window and find the Label that is needed. So I want to ask three things: How can you ...
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Create vscode keybinding for bold and italic text

I would like to create a keyboard binding (for Visual Studio Code) where when I press Ctrl+Shift+b, it writes \textbf{...} and put me into insert mode with the cursor inside the braces. Right now I ...
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How do I make it so pressing tab in $\frac{}{}$ goes from the numerator to the denominator in TexStudio?

I know that Texmaker had this feature, but I decided to switch to Texstudio and this is probably the only thing I miss about Texmaker. I would assume that having this feature in Texstudio is possible ...
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TeXstudio shortcuts custom buttons

I would like to know how to set up buttons for math commands (such as fraction, square root, subscript and superscript, etc.) in Texstudio. I attach a screenshot of my Texstudio below. I selected ...
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Shortcut for a polynomial of the form $a_nx^n+\ldots+a_1x+a_0$

I currently taking a course in Algebra, and I find myself typing the polynomial $a_nx^n+\ldots+a_1x+a_0$ over and over again, and I was wondering if I could create a shortcut for such a polynomial ...
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Texmaker - changing ctrl + Q shortcut effect does not work (Windows 10)

By default, CTRL + Q means quit in Texmaker. If I change the shortcut of some action in preferences to CTRL + Q, this key combination has no longer any effect. Other key combinations work for me for ...
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Overleaf Ctrl+/ doesn't work

I'm trying to comment multiple lines throughout my text using the shortcut Ctrl+/ (I'm using Overleaf). It doesn't work! Anyone knows why? Is there another command?
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^ started producing literal ^ instead of superscript [closed]

I've been using Lyx for years and one of the most basic shortcuts is that ^ doesn't appear literally in math-mode but is displayed as an empty box in the superscript position. A couple of months ago ...
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How to change macro to replace \begin{theorem} … \end{theorem} by \theorem?

To state a theorem, what we do usually : \begin{theorem} ... (statement) ... \end{theorem} I want to change the macro so that I can use \theorem like \section: \theorem ... (statement) ... Is ...
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Mac OS Sierra pref shortcuts not working in texshop

I have set some text shortcuts in Mac OS. I am not talking about the autocompletion file specific to texshop (which works fine), but about something you can set in Mac OS prefs>keybord>text and can be ...
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Create a keyboard shortcut for “Apply Last” in LyX

I would like to make F4 my keyboard shortcut for "Apply Last" in LyX. How do I do this? The "Apply Last" button looks like this:
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TeXstudio: How to put already written text in brackets and set the cursor at opening bracket?

No MWE, for this pertains to the editor itself. I use TeXstudio mainly, but have briefly used TeXmaker a little. When I write LaTeX documents, I very often find myself writing some text only to ...
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custom shortcuts don't work

I have defined custom shortcuts to emulate Emacs navigation. The effect is that the default keybindings are disabled now (e.g. arrow up), but the new bindings do not work (e.g. ctrl-p). I can't figure ...
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Texstudio Ctrl+Alt+Space shortcut not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm experiencing a similar problem to this question. Basically, Texstudio (tested versions 2.12.6 and 2.12.8) doesn't recognize the combination Ctrl+Alt+Space. Other combinations seem to work. The ...
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Synchronisation of parameters between \begin and \end [duplicate]

If I create a new object that requires \begin{} and \end{} I want the contents within the braces to auto-synchronise with each other. For example \begin{itemize} \item Example text \end{...
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Shortcut for inserting \item in TeXstudio [duplicate]

Is there a shortcut for printing \item, while creating a list?
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Preview shortcut not working in TeXstudio on Ubuntu

TeXstudio has a live-preview feature for selections of the text. The live preview can be triggered using the shortcut Alt+p. This shortcut works perfectly on Windows, though when using it on Ubuntu it ...
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Lyx V2.2.2 MacOSX Shortcuts

I have the shortcut in lyx over MacOSX for opening the preferences binded to cmd+, I wish to unbind it, as it's too close to cmd+m which is the default shortcut for mathmode. I tried the following: ...
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Color palette in LyX?

Is there a color palette in LyX (similar to that in MS Word)? I frequently use colors and the quickest way I know of doing it now is to select text, click on the Text Style button, select color, and ...
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LyX shortcut to go to label

Right now I can right-click on a cross-reference, then click on "Go to Label". Is there a quicker way I can do this? (For example, maybe something like Ctrl + Left mouse click.) It says there "Ctrl +...
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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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Shortcut to wrap text with latex macro (macOS, systemwide)

I'm looking for a way to create systemwide shortcuts on macOS to wrap selected text with some LaTeX macro (like {}, or \emph{}, but especially I'm interested in some creating some custom ones). I ...
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Short cut for ref in latex

I am writing my thesis. Therefore, I need to use \ref{}. Sometimes I would like to use ( ) such that: (\ref{}). As you know, for citation, we can use \citep to get this (authour 1980). I would like ...
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Which shortcut compiles user commands (different types of compyling) in texstudio

I want to run txs:///latex | txs:///bibtex | txs:///latex | txs:///latex | txs:///dvipdf | txs:///dvips | txs:///view txs:///pdflatex | txs:///bibtex | txs:///pdflatex | txs:///view txs:///dvi-ps-...
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Jumping from paired symbols in TeXstudio

Is it possible in TeXstudio to jump cursor from space between two paired symbols like brackets, dollar signs (when typing math formula) etc. directly to the next position after second paired symbol ...
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Texmaker - user shortcut

In Texmaker, how can put a new tag from the Structure tab -> User (a button on the left bar). Can I put a keyboard shortcut for this, and how? Thanks
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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 go back to my old sentences after deleting them?

I am using latex to write my report, papers and everything. However, sometimes I wrote many sentences and deleted them accidently. Then, I can go back to them using ctrl+ z. Suppose, I write a ...
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Macro shortcut problem with texstudio

I'm using TeXstudio 2.12.6 for mac. The shortcuts for macros can be customized in Preference, but these shortcuts seem to be bound to the positions of the macros in the list, rather than the names of ...
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Is there any way to import Large matrices to LaTeX?

I'm sometimes dealing with matrices up till 20*20 - Is there a way to import these into LaTeX rather than manually typing them via the \begin{matrix} command? The matrices are usually constructed in ...
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LyX Two Function in the Same Shortcut

Is it possible to add two functions to the same shortcut in LyX? I use a lot of times in norm spaces, so I added a shortcut with the function: math-insert \norm{} and it works fine, but the ...
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Assign shortcut to “Open package documentation” context menu item?

How to bind a keyboard shortcut to the action Open package documentation that appears in the context menu when right-clicking on commands in the editor? I couldn't find it in the shortcut section of ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to duplicate lines in LyX

I want to duplicate the line I'm currently on without having to copy go down a line and paste. For example: this is my current line and after one keyboard shortcut this is my current line this is ...
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Ctrl+Wheel to increase font size in Texmaker

I use Texmaker, and I'd like to increase/decrease font size using the ctrl + mouse wheel as in TeXStudio. Is there a setting to achieve this?
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Shortcut error in different PDF readers

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[colorlinks=true,linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} \begin{document} \href{https://www.gimp.org/}{GNU Image Manipulation Program} \end{document} The ...
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Multiple Cursors in TeXShop

Is there any way to get multiple cursors in TeXShop? This can make doing repetitive edits much easier. I am referring to a way to get more than one cursor in the text, with every key pressed applying ...
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Run the JavaScript code on a web page from the shortcut in my file?

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[hyphens]{url} \usepackage[colorlinks=true,linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} \begin{document} \href{javascript}{DownloadSubmit(%20'146'%...
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Texstudio change shortcuts for autocomplete dialogue

In the autocomplete dialogue that appears in texstudio when you begin to type a command it is possible to navigate through the autocomplete options using the up & down arrow keys. Is it possible ...
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how to make shortcuts for the start and end of a “gather” environment

I am using sharelatex and found this weird behavior. On the code below, the first two equations don't compile, while the last two do. Since these ways don't work, can anyone tell me another way to ...