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problem with end letter in Arabic words

I use the below commands to get an Arabic sentence \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp 1256]{inputenc} \usepackage[arabic,english]{babel} \usepackage[LAE,LFE]{fontenc} \Vocalize \...
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After making a code snippet containing multiple lines with "@", can I get the cursor to jump between the "dots/bullets" in texmaker?

Say I made the code snippet: $@$@, like the standard inline mathmode (ctrl + shift + m), but added a "dot/bullet" after the dollar sign. Can I jump from the first to the last and vice versa? When I'm ...
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Texmaker: Searching all files

I would like to search in my whole source code, which contains a lot of input-commands. For example, I would like to search for \mathbb{N}, and replace it with \mathbb{M} in every file. I also ...
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A way to open pdf files with Reader in Texmaker on Windows 10

How can I open the generated pdf files with the Windows Reader-App? I am using Texmaker 4.5 and Windows 10. What is the syntax for the "External Viewer" field so any new pdf gets opened with Reader?
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Multiple Quick Build Options

I utilize these quick build options in TexMaker: 1.) "PdfLaTeX + View PDF" and 2.) "PdfLaTeX + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTeX (x2) + View Pdf" I can't quite seem how to bind one of these options to say "F2" ...
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MetaPost to PDF in Texmaker (miktex)

I am trying to make the MPost command in Texmaker work. I am using the Texmaker in windows 7 with miktex. So far I used the example document below. When using the windows console I was able to use ...
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Two side by side figures - Overleaf OK, Texmaker KO

I wrote the following code and the result is ok on Overleaf, ko in Texmaker ('cat' 'elephant' not found): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{...
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Texmaker configuration and SageTex

I recently installed SageMath on my linux and tried SageTex on Texmaker as follows: run pdflatex on Texmaker, run load("example.sagetex.sage") from the build folder with Sage, and run ...
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Adding Multiple spelling dictionaries in Texmaker

I am trying to write a bilingual text in Texmaker. For this I would like the spell check to recognise both languages, yet in the Texmaker preferences (Options → Configure Texmaker → Editor &...
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Going from overleaf to TexMaker -> encoding problems

I have been writing a document on Overleaf for a while. I will now go travelling without internet and I would like to download this and open it in TexMaker. However there seems to be an encoding issue....
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Error with 3D Asymptote graphs in Latex

I'm trying to use 3D graphs with Asymptote, runing on Windows 10 and using Miktex and Texmaker. I found what it seemed to be like a nice example on Overleaf, but it won't work. Here's the code: \...
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Ubuntu Texmaker won't update PDF with Quickbuild

I'm using TexMaker 4.4.1 together with TexLive in Ubuntu 16.04. In TexMaker I can successfuly compile a document with XeLatex (pushing the button xelatex) and than show PDF output with the build-in ...
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TexMaker: Spellchecker adds & symbol, when choosing a suggested word

In Texmaker, when I mistype a word, say "liok" and I choose a suggested word, like "look", it adds this symbol "&" at the beginning or in the middle of the word. First, I thought, that the ...
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Texmaker inverse search error

I am using Texmaker to write a paper on Windows 10. My paper contains several sections, so I write each section on a separate tex file and use input to include them into the main file: \...
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`todonotes` interferes with `ctrl` + `left click` in Texmaker

I am using Texmaker. I really like the feature where you ctrl + left click in the pdf, and then the editor jumps to that location. I have found that the shadow option in the todonotes package ...
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Use keyboard shortcuts to access bookmark function in texmaker

is it at all possible to use keyboard shortcuts to activate the bookmark function of texmaker? So that one could jump quickly between different parts of the ducument? e.g. go to bookmark 1: ctrl+...
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Configuring Texmaker for Tex Live

On my Ubuntu machine, I have just downloaded Texmaker and Tex Live. I now want to compile a Latex file which uses the tcolorbox package. From what I have read, this package should come with Tex Live (...
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Texmaker error "File not found" when using a "build" subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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Toggle focus between Texmaker 4.5 and pdf viewer

There is a shortcut that enables one to directly jump from the editor of Texmaker 4.5 to the .pdf file and vise versa. Ctrl+space : editor ---> .pdf Ctrl+click : .pdf ---> editor When the ...
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Latex highlighting error for lstinline

it has been quite a while that I have this problem and I have searched everywhere online and couldn't find a solution. The problem is latex syntax highlighting doesn't work after this line: \...
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Texmaker: how to stop internal pdf viewer from changing the zoom when switching between opened files

I am using Texmaker as an editor. When I switch from one opened file to another and then quick build, the internal pdf viewer's zoom setting changes from where I originally set it on the first file. ...
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Error while compiling: "Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex"

I know that a lot of people have already done this question but, I've tried everything said in the answers but nothing works! I'm trying to use TeXMaker 4.4.1 and MikTeX 2.9 but, when I try to compile ...
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Run Bibtex on aux files in subfolders, multiple OS

I have a complete framework for my PhD thesis based on classicthesis/arsclassica. Single chapters are located in Subfolders like this. main.tex Chapters/project1/project1.tex Chapters/project2/...
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Texmaker open session on start?

I have installed Texmaker 4.1 and use the save session functionality as I like to recover my definition of a master document and open all the files at once. Is there any way to configure that ...
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How to manage a central bibtex file which plays nice with (TexMaker's) auto-complete?

I want to keep a single central bibtex file that is shared across all my machines. My approach has been to set up a local tex-tree in a dropbox folder, and just store the file there. So far this has ...
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Texmaker can't compile "pdflatex: Bad parameter value. pdflatex: Data: font_mem_size"

My Texmaker with MikTex setup have been working without problems for years, but I had to reinstall MikTex for it to recognise a new package I wanted to use. After reinstallation everything worked fine,...
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How can I run overleaf offline? Step by step

I have written all my thesis in Overleaf, but because I'm going to stay without internet for a while I need an offline option to run my project, which I have downloaded from Overleaf in a zip file. ...
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change folder for all auxiliary files

I'd like to know how I can save all the files created during compilation in a subfolder of the same name as the file. So I'd like to get: myfile.tex myfile.pdf myfile/ (containing *.aux, *.log, *....
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TeXMaker with MikTex on Arch?

Is it possible to run Texmaker with miktex instead of texlive on Arch Linux (like it does on Windows)? The AUR Texmaker package depends on texlive-core. I have tried compiling from source but it seems ...
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Open Latex project downloaded from Overleaf to TexMaker?

I've downloaded my existing project from overleaf containing multiple subfolders and images. Unfortunately, when I now try to import it to TexMaker it doesn't let me the option to import the whole ...
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How make a LaTeX document that generates a PDF from which copy-paste works correctly for empty lines and leading space indentation?

We are writing a PDF document in LaTeX that contains various installation instructions and other technology text. Our idea is that the user reads various instructions in Serif font and then there's ...
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Texmaker, Tex Live, .cls file, CentOS 8

I have just made a fresh install of Texmaker and Tex Live at my CentOS 8 system. I am not able to execute: "PdfLaTeX + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTeX (x2) + View PDF" from the Texmaker. Everytime I ...
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Latex (TeXmaker and MiKTeX) and onedrive conflict

I have a rather anoying issue with my setup. I have worked with TeXmaker and MiKTeX for years, and all went fine until recently when I have made the switch to onedrive. The issue now is that when I ...
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how to add our voice to slides in a presentation?

I made my slides with latex texmaker for a seminar. Now I have to do online presentation. how I can put my voice on slides?
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TexMaker pdf view keeps jumping. How to stop it from doing that?

I have a main file and I input many other files into this one. When I compile the main file while editing one of the input-files, the pdf view jumps to a random location or to the location of the ...
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Bring several lines together to fill blank spaces in TeXmaker

Suppose in a TeXmaker document that looks like something like phrase 1 phrase 2 phrase 3 phrase 100 or a sentence that looks like A quick brown fox jumps over the ...
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Error in Texmaker building a file: Error : could not start the command : ".aux"

I am trying to transition from a very old and no longer supported latex platform to using Miktex with texmaker. There seems to be a problem with bibtex, but actually the problem may be more than just ...
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Why is the texmaker interface grey and 90's?

I just moved from ubuntu 16.04 to windows 10 and installed texmaker, but it has this awfull looking grey IDE, which surprisingly is also displayed on the official website. This is what I want This is ...
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Adding Commands to the TexMaker Quick Start Wizard

Like most people, I have a set of commands that I define and packages I include at the top of almost every document I write. TexMaker's QS wizard is very nice to just click a few checkboxes and get ...
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Show custom commands within structures tab of TexMaker?

I am using \input{GlossaryEntries} to include a list of glossary entries to my document. As this list easily gets long and therefore bad to overview, I would like to list every \newglossaryentry{entry}...
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Keyboard shortcuts for TexMaker's built-in pdf viewer

I'd like to navigate in a pdf with TexMaker's built-in viewer, and define custom keyboard shortcuts for such a navigation. Where can I find the preferences of the built-in pdf viewer ? I don't even ...
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How to use two dictionaries (.dic & .aff files) at the same time in texmaker?

I'm often writing documents in different languages and I like to use the autocorrection in texmaker. But its very annoying, if you always have to switch the dictionary file. So I tried the following: ...
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Texshop autocomplete option

Is it possible in Texshop to have an autocomplete option like in Texmaker, so that I don't need to press Esc everytime? What I mean is that So instead of clicking Esc, it automatically shows you ...
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How to close "open files" in TexMaker

When I finish building a PDF in TexMaker, I close the .tex file from which it was generated and clear the PDFViewer. I then try to move or delete the newly created PDF but receive an Windows error ...
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Texmaker personal macro # symbol

If I save a macro in texmaker I need to use more often and it contains a # the # gets deleted after I click save and the next time I want to use it I get the whole macro but without the # and it's ...
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Internal pdf viewer in texmaker pixelated on Mac Sierra

Using texmaker has always worked fine for me, until I recently changed to an iMac (macOS Sierra Version 10.12.1 (16B2657), Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015). Now, texmaker has a pixelated internal pdf, ...
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Where does Texmaker look for ref completion?

I am working on a multi-file project with texmaker and even if this options might be basic I can't find any solution yet. How to make texmaker suggest when typing \ref{ all the labels defined in all ...
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Dynamic Renaming LaTeX output

Is it possible to code into the .tex file a method for specifying its name. E.g. if I wanted it to be named based on the date, would it be possible to dynamically name as such: ...
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Texmaker jumps to the "wrong" position

I'm writing a bigger document right now. Because of that I have "exported" each chapter. So my document.tex file looks like: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{article} \begin{document} \input{...
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How to install cyrtimes.sty for Texmaker with installed texlive-full at Linux Mint (Ubuntu)

I had some troubles with TeX packages installation for my minimal configuration, so I decided to install texlive-full. After that I can't build my document anymore because of missed very basic package ...
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