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Can I have Texniccenter tcp file in a different folder than tex main file?

I would like to have the TeXnicCenter tcp file of projects in a "Project" folder and the latex main files (an others) in the "Project\Latex" folder. Is this possible?
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Use custom build command texniccenter

I do have a quite uncommon setting it appears. Running texniccenter on a Windows machine but not being able to install any LaTeX engine, I chose to use WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) to run texlive....
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TeXnicCenter text cursor appearance customization

Can the appearance of TeXnicCenter's text cursor be customized within TeXnicCenter's settings? I use a Windows-level text cursor indicator to improve visibility, but it is not inherited by ...
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Using an Overleaf PhD template offline: how?

I would like to use this template from Overleaf for a PhD dissertation at the University of Aberdeen, offline on TeXnicCenter. (This appears to be a legitimate thing, according to my supervisor.) I ...
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Navigating Between Build Output Window and Main Window in TeXnicCenter

If compilation produces an error, we can navigate within the Build Output dialogue to view the error using arrow keys. From there, we can use Ctrl+g to go to (then edit) the errant line in the source ...
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How to show all files of the project's folder in the left "files bar" in TeXnicCenter

I'm new to TeXnicCenter and would like to get it to act like Overleaf : I have a project folder, with a tcp file and many tex and sty files, and more tex files in subfolder. I would like the left side ...
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Texnic center and Adobe Acrobat DC, again²

I have the same problem with TeXnicCenter and Adobe Acrobat DC Version 2022.001.20169 with 64-bit version like some other users with older DC versions. Everytime I compile with Latex => PDF, the ...
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MikTeX broken after update; compiler seems to be dead

I use the latest Windows 10. One month ago, my TeXnicCenter was working completely fine with MikTeX. Now, it occurred to me that MikTeX was slightly outdated. I had not updated it for about six months,...
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TeXnicCenter Adobe Acrobat not working: "Cannot Execute The Command"

I have a deadline to meet, so please be sympathetic if this is a low quality question. Since I'm having the same problem, I have tried variations of the suggestions here: Texnic center and Adobe ...
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tex4ebook: Fatal error - Command tex4ht returned exit code 1

I try to use tex4ebook with MikTex and TeXnicCenter, but it always leads to a fatal error. My simple MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Text \end{document} I tried a lot of different ...
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Texnic Center, Error with pdf

I am facing the same problem as mentioned in TeXnicCenter not working with Acrobat Reader Basically, when I want to generate pdf output, I get the following error: I have tried updating the Build-...
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Texnic center and Adobe Acrobat DC, again

It is a common problem that TexnicCenter fails to call Adobe Acrobat Reader as the pdf viewer: [DocOpen("%bm.pdf")]... Cannot execute the command. This happens often when there is an ...
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TeXnicCenter aspect ratio

It looks to me like my version of TeXnicCenter seems to have detected an incorrect screen size. How can I fix this? Examples: See the toolbar here (which I can't stretch), which makes me go to the ...
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Missing toolbar in TeXnic Center

For some unreproducible reasons, my TeXnic center misses the toolbar for PDF generating / generating abort / show PDF / show errors / show warnings. It is neither shown / addable in top-level aspect ...
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Embedded fonts using texniccenter

I have to submit a pdf generated with LaTeX, and one requirement is that the fonts are embedded. The instructions I got are "At the terminal/command prompt, issue the command pdflatex filename....
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TeXnicCenter: Icons & text small on 4k screen?

I am quite confused that I cannot find any information on this topic as I do not think I'm the only one affected. Using TeXnicCenter, I recently upgraded to a 4k screen. While making my life ...
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dvipdfm.exe create a PDF file of 0 bytes

Why does dvipdfm.exe create a PDF file of 0 bytes, but dvipdfmx.exe creates a valid one? Windows 10. Latest version of MiKTeX setup-4.2-x64.exe (1/19/2021). Latest version of TeXnicCenter 2.02. Sample ...
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Easiest way to add references in TeXnicCenter [duplicate]

i am currently working on a file where i just want to use the easiest possible way to add citations. I tried using biblatex as explained here: https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/...
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Distribution Directory in TexnicCenter not accepted

I am using MikiTex 20.11 (the latest version downloaded today) on my Windows 10 machine with TeXnicCenter 2.02 and I want to do the basic setup procedure, only it is not accepting the standard ...
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How to setup TeXnicCenter for compiling SageTeX-based input files?

Having found the solution through a dramatic struggle, I think I need to rephrase the question. Hopefully it is very useful for others with the same issue, nameely: "How to setup TeXnicCenter for ...
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Placing output files in a different folder breaks viewer and forward search

I am using Miktex 2.9, TexnicCenter 2.02 and Sumatra pdf v3.0 on Windows 10. I would like to place the output files in a different folder so in TexnicCenter I pass the following to the compiler: --...
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How can I set a dark mode in TeXnicCenter?

I just started using TeXnicCenter, and I would really enjoy it more if its background was dark, i.e. if it had a dark theme. Any suggestions?
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LuaLaTeX unrecognized option -max-print-line=120

I am using TeXnicCenter and I am trying to compile a file using as output profile "LuaLaTeX => PDF". However, the compilation stops almost immediately after a few lines (4 in total), the first of ...
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TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC in 2020

This question is similar to this one: TeXnicCenter & Adobe Reader DC. How to configure TeXnicCenter to work with Adobe Reader DC? I have used the solution(s) listed on that linked question ...
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Can't seem to resize the working window in TeXnicCenter...?

All of a sudden, the working window or whatever you want to call it (where you write stuff in LaTex) was more than maximized! It just continues below where my screen ends! :( This is in TeXnicCenter ...
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Inverse search in Sumatra PDF opens new instance of TeXnicCenter [duplicate]

When using inverse search, Sumatra PDF opens a new instance of TeXnicCenter. Sumatra inverse search command is: "C:\Program Files\TeXnicCenter\TeXnicCenter.exe" /ddecmd "[goto('%f', '%l')]" ...
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Build output window in TeXnicCenter

I have a very embarrassing question about TeXnicCenter. I'm sure this is very stupid, but it is driving me crazy. Normally, when you build a .tex file TeXnicCenter displays the build output (errors, ...
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How do I return to the default window arrangement in TeXnicCenter?

Somehow I accidentally hit a key sequence that altered the default window arrangement in TeXnicCenter, and I would like to "undo" this. How?
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How compile Knitr in TeXnicCenter?

some of you have tried using TeXnicCenter to compile Knitr, well I would use TexStudio but it is heavy again. I appreciate your help error 'Rscript.exe no such file or directory'
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reinstalled TexnicCenter/MikTex: "job aborted, file error in nonstop mode"

I've recently reinstalled TexnicCenter and Miktex for windows 10 (64). However I'm having an issue getting the pdf to be produced. If anyone has some advice, I'd greatly appreciate it :) The Build ...
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Zero Error, Zero Pages, TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX

I've been playing around with "define output files", I tried all of them acroviewA19, acroviewR19, also 18, 17 etc. I cannot seem to get any pdf file. It says zero error, but no output generated. ...
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Asymptote with Latex and TeXnicCenter

I work with miktex and TeXnicCenter an want to make graphics with Asymptote in .tex-files. But the following code \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{asymptote} \begin{document} \begin{asy} ...
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How to adjust the rotated box of the table to the center [duplicate]

\begin{landscape} \begin{table}[htbp] \caption{Units for Magnetic Properties} \label{tablsssss} \centering %\bfseries \begin{tabular}{|p{4pt}|p{40pt}|p{80pt}|p{100pt}|p{200pt}|p{10pt}|} \hline \...
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Using SumatraPDF with XeLaTeX and TeXnicCenter

I want to use SumatraPDF viewer for TeXnicCenter. I set it up as suggested in different manuals and it works nice when using pdflatex. I used mainly this manual: https://pic-projekte.de/blog/sumatra-...
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Why I get "emergency stop" for simplest template in TeXnicCenter?

I'm newbie in LaTeX and sorry for silly question from my side. I'm using TeXnicCenter compiler and always get "emergency stop" for every template I've downloaded. what's wrong with that? what's the ...
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Wrong path error message with pdf xchange editor after build and view

I have the following problem with my PDF viewer giving me errors when I want to build and view my Latex output directly. Weird thing is, that my configuration has worked in the past without issues. I'...
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TeXnicCenter and glossaries

I use TeXnicCenter as an editor to run LaTeX files. But when using package \usepackage{glossaries}, it doesn't display glossary list as it is supposed. This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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TeXnicCenter and svg

I'm wondering why I can't use the package svg with teXnicCenter. I've seen that one must use shell escape to make it functions. I've also downloaded the latest version of inkscape and of ImageMagick. ...
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Ltablex errors in long and wide table

Good morning everybody. I have an issue with trying to make a multi-page table inside my thesis by using the package ltablex. The issue is that the table doesn't continue in the next pages; the code ...
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TeXnic Center not interacting with Adobe Reader [duplicate]

Every time I do a pdf build, TeXnic center opens my Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (version 2019.010.20098), but does not actually open the document in the Reader; I have to do that manually from the File ...
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Inverse search command SumatraPDF in TeXnicCenter

I've been following these advices to set up inverse command line from SumatraPDF (I have the latest version) to TeXnicCenter… So in the settings of Sumatra, I've entered the following command line: ...
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TeXnicCenter: names of files in red instead of black, why?

In the files window the names of the files are most often in red and in some rare cases in black; would someone know why?
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How to even start learning MetaPost using Windows?

I got interested in learning MetaPost but for some reason i can't find any reliable source on where i am supposed to start. All the manuals and guides i found start literally out of nowhere and what's ...
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Adobe Reader makes TexNicCenter crash - Alternative Sumatra

Since today, without having changed ANYTHING to the configuration, Adobe Reader does not work correctly with TexNicCenter anymore. Any time I try to preview a document, TexNicCenter crashes. I suspect ...
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citation works fine in Texworks but not in texniccenter

Citation doesn't work using texniccenter and I received warning of: package natbib warning there were undefined citations and (???) instead of reference i am using TexnicCenter V 2.02 and Miktex 2.9. ...
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How to replace "strange characters

I have many symbols looking like this: How can I replace them? Using the replace-function does not work in this case: ("Weitersuchen" does not yield any result) Edit: When I open the document it ...
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Can I completely delete BibTex, when moved to biblatex/Biber?

I use TeXnicCenter and portable MiKTeX. Are there some internal dependencies between MiKTeX and BibTeX or can I safely delete it? Thank you for your help and effort in advance!
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TeXnicCenter does not open files in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I get the following error which is well known: But I can't make it work and I don't want to change the Reader (I know, some people moved to Sumatra). Is there any chance to make it work in a non-...
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Trying to open my PDF document and getting an error from TeXnic

It was working fine until I tried to insert an image and now comes up with the location of where I've saved the file and says pdf does not exist. I even deleted the code for the image and it's still ...
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How to edit default pdfx metadata?

I keep trying to compile my document using pdfx; however, the default title does not seem to change. I am trying to input new metadata as follows: \begin{filecontents*}{PhDThesis.xmpdata} \Title{New ...
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