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Vim is an advanced text editor and IMproved version of the Unix editor Vi often used to produce LaTeX code.

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vim-latex suite doesn't expand packages

Recently I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 (after having too many problems with 16.04) and everything else I need. I used Vim-latex to write, compile and view tex documents, and it was so easy to press F5 ...
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Vim LaTeX-suite: EFI macro expand differently

I an learning LaTeX-suite, and I found that the EFI macro for figure environment performance differently for different documents. Sometimes the image file line would be \psfig{figure=<+eps file+&...
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How can I use BibTeX and Biblatex properly using vim LaTeX suite?

I just stated using the vim-LaTeX-suite. It works quite well, but I fail in using BibTeX. My vimrc file is the following. I use an external build order and I think this causes additional problems: ...
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vim-latexsuite syntax highlight in macro parameter

I'm using vim with vim-latexfor editing my LaTeX-files. I notice that the \begin{env} and \end{env} doesn't colorize when they are in a macro parameter (the \vary command and question environment is ...
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How to Customize Folding Environments in ViM Using vim-latex for Beamer

I'm trying to configure my ViM editor to improve the folding when editing Beamer files. I have vim-latex installed (using Vundle). Now I'd like to customize my vim-latex; specifically, I'm trying to ...
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Vim-Latex: forward search doesn't work well on Windows, featuring significant delay and no visual cues

I managed to let forward search work on my Windows machine with the following specification in my _vimrc: let g:Tex_ViewRule_pdf = 'C:\Program Files\SumatraPDF\SumatraPDF.exe -reuse-instance -...
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How to lint for undefined control sequence?

So I'm beginning to learn LaTeX and often find myself mistyping control sequences like \idotsint. I use editor plugins which call lacheck and chktex on the document which helps catch some errors, but ...
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Elaborate C++ parsing and the listings package

I would like to have the colors the gruvbox coloring scheme for (g)vim uses in a lstlisting environment. Is the listings package too dumb to differentiate e.g. between "template", "const" and other ...
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What can I put in the *.latexmain file?

My *.latexmain files are usually empty. I just use the file name to indicate which file is the main file. In the Vim Latex Suite files, I noticed a file projecttemplate.vim with the following ...
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What is the best way to add missing packages?

So far I worked with Texmaker on Windows, and it worked perfectly. Recently I started to write my .tex files with vim on Ubuntu. But when I try to compile these it tells me File 'cite.sty' not found. ...
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Ignore errors in environments in latex-suite in vim

I use the latex-suite vim plugin, which shows me errors inline in my vim editor. However, I get false positives for certain environments like lstlistings. How can I configure latex-suite to ignore ...
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Folding in Vim latex-suite

I have installed and configured vim latex-suite successfully. However whenever i try to type ":\rf" in normal mode i get an error "E10 : \ should be followed by /,? or &" . Could anyone tell me ...
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Customize vim-latex to write file prior to compilation

<leader>ll compiles the current file, but I'd like it to also write the current file before it does that. Personally, I don't understand why this is not default behavior. When would one ever ...
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non-paired bracks break indent in vim

It seems that latex-suite do the auto indent wrong when there are no closed bracks, for example, in the following $[0,1)$ is the cause of problem: \begin{equation} f(x),\quad x\in[0,1) \end{...
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vim+ Latex Suite, Can the compile window be in a sub-window?

I am using vim+latex suite. When \ll, the compile window takes the whole area of the vim window, no matter how many other subwindow I have opened. Can the compile process just be shown in another sub-...
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Compiling Latex in Vim Results in Error

I am trying to compile the following LaTeX using vimtex continuous compiling in vim: LaTeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Electrolysis of Water and Aqueous Solutions} \author{Carlo Abelli \\ ...
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Vim and Latex on Mac Terminal

I am very, very new to vim and using it through the mac terminal app. Based on this snip bit and the terminal being native to osx, I am trying to avoid macvim or iTerm at this point, so have not ...
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Strange vim-latex behaviour

I have a problem when reinstalling vim-latex (possibly installing a newer version). Here is the code I typed \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $\pi$ $2^5$ \textbf{abc} $2^{\pi}$ \end{...
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Vim LatexSuite: how to define IMAP that also moves the cursor?

I am using latexsuite in vim and I'm trying to make MBF in insert mode expand to \mathbf{}<++> and place the cursor inside the brackets. The following: :call IMAP('MBF', "\\mathbf{}<++>\&...
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vim-latex does not display compilation errors

I installed vim-latex using Vundle and have been trying to use it to write a LaTeX document. Using \ll compiles the document if there are no errors and opens the .pdf in my pdf viewer, exactly was I ...
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Produce two outputs in Vim-LaTeX compilation

I would like to make ViMLaTeX compilation to produce two outputs - let's say, one with the draft option in the documentclass command. Or even better - to have two different ViM commands, one for ...
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Redefine smart key mappings in vim's Latex-suite plugin

When using the Latex-suite plugin in vim, typing ... expands to either \ldots or \cdots (see section 3.9 Smart Key Mappings of the latex-suite manual). I am using a lot the amsmath package that ...
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VIM Latex Suite. Convert u1x1 to u_1(x_1)

In this question: VIM Latex Suite repeating symbols with subscripts and superscripts Anthony created this magnificent vimscript code: function! <SID>SubSuperscripts(keyOne, keyTwo) let l = ...
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How to get Vim Latex-suite projects (with .latexmain-files) to configure spelling in subfiles correctly

I use Latex in larger projects and I use the following file structure: project/ mainfile.tex mainfile.tex.latexmain tex/ subfile1.tex subfile2.tex ... The command \input{tex/...
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VIM Latex Suite repeating symbols with subscripts and superscripts

I have a document that needs a lot of symbols in math environment, that have both superscripts and subscripts like x_1^1, x_1^2, x_2^1, x_2^2, with different bases. x could be y, z, etc.... Having to ...
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Creating Templates on Vim-latex suit template

I have a question on creating templates on vim-LaTeX suite. I placed a template file on /usr/share/vim/addons/ftplugin/latex-suite/templates/ with the content of <+ +> !comp! !exe! ...
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LaTeX-Vim Return to edit after error?

For example I compiled something, and got error, it gives me 3 splited windows in vim, but if I :q all of them, I quited the vim. Is there a way so that I can go back to edit after compile error?
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How to Disable visual Effect of \textit{} in latex-vim?

Disable visually italicizing characters in \textit when using LaTeX-Suite The answer in that question was slightly different from what I want. What philix says can't been added into .vimrc (at least ...
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Syntax highlight for footnotes in Vim

I always write my footnotes in LaTeX as Some text.% \footnote{This is the footnote text.} Text continued. This way the footnote is always on its own line beginning with \footnote{ and ending with } ...
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Vim color scheme for Latex [closed]

I would like suggestions for a Vim color scheme for Latex. I love gruvbox for coding but it fails to highlight most Latex commands. Besides, maybe something different for typesetting is a good idea (...
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Vim-Latex: forward search doesn't work

I know people have had this kind of problem before, but I haven't been able to find the solution to my problem anywhere. First of all, calling Tex_ForwardSearchLatex() with <leader>ls doesn't ...
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Vim-Latex: compile to multiple formats at once

I want a PDF document ultimately, but I'm setting my default target format to dvi in order to use the YAP dvi viewer as the default (the PDF viewer can't do forward searches on my Windows machine, I ...
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Vim Latex-Suite: macro expands but doesn't disappear [duplicate]

I'm learning to use the Vim Latex-Suite for the first time (although I'm experienced with both Latex and Vim separately) and the macro expansion doesn't seem to be working as it should. For example, ...
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vim plugin delimitmate doesn't work with tex file. Is there any other plugin for autoclose working fine with vim-latex?

I often use delimitmate plugin for autoclose. It works well in other file types except tex file. In other file type such txt, when I typeset (, I will get () with the cursor between the parenthesis. ...
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Don't open vim when I exit pdflatex

When I'm working on a LaTeX document and compiling with pdflatex, I frequently have compile errors. To get out of pdflatex when running it from the command line, I use the exit command to end the ...
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\cite{} autocompletion in VIM in non tex file

I'm moving my workflow from LaTeX to Asciidoc + Asciidoc-bib. I would like to have the vim-latex reference autocompletion working for non-.tex files, in my case for .txt files. So when I add some ...
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Vim + Tex_SmartQuoteOpen for csquote

with vim-latex for vim, there is a two variables g:Tex_SmartQuoteOpen and g:Tex_SmartQuoteClose which meaning repleacment text for " at the begining/and of a citation. Default value are ``'' + one &...
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Weird autocompletion in vim-latex [duplicate]

I am trying to write some inline equations in vim-latex, but when I type \(( (To start an equation with a parenthesis), vim replaces it with \\left( \right)<++>. What is it doing, and how do I ...
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Browsing vim latex-suite quickly

I use Vim Latex-Suite for typing my Latex files. One of the features I like is the F9 shortcut inside \ref{} which helps me to browse a document with many sections/labels and find the theorem labels ...
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Remove a \textit{} or \emph{} in Vim with vim-latex (LaTeX-Suite)

Thanks to this SE answer I now know that I can emphasise the highlighted word with `em. Is there a way to remove the \emph{} from a word?
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Set master file in vim-latex (TeX-Suite)

When I type <leader>ll in Vim with vim-latex installed, I can compile the .tex file in my current buffer. But the .tex file I'm editing is actually just \input{}ed into a master .tex file. How ...
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vim-latex 'cite' command not showing citation options in quickfix window

The cite completion in vim-latex does not work on my machine (Ubuntu 14.04) for a specific document. The document is a doctoral dissertation and involves multiple subdocuments that are imported into ...
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Configuring vim-latex when installed using pathogen

I've followed the instructions in this question to install vim-latex using pathogen. Now I'd like to have vim-latex compile using pdflatex instead of the default latex. The instructions on the vim-...
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Citation completion in vim latex-suite on Windows 8.1 Update

This is potentially a duplicate of this tex.se question, but I tried all the advice with still no solution. I am on 64-bit Windows 8.1 Update with gvim 7.4, Python 2.7.7 (Anaconda 2.0.1 32-bit), and ...
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Vim-Latex: Inverse and Forward Searching partially enabled. (Environment: Vim-Latex Suite, Sumatra, MikTex) [duplicate]

This is a question directed to those who are familiar with compiling Tex using Vim. My OS is Windows 8.1 Problem Description: Inverse and Forward Search is partially enabled. When I double click at ...
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Set up MacTex distribution as default on mac os

I have installed the MacTex distribution on OSX10 and until now I've been using the TexShop editor quite successfully. I want to change and start writing latex using the Vim editor but I haven't ...
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How to change (Mac)Vim's syntax highlighting rules for (La)TeX files? [closed]

I'm a long-time AUCTeX/Emacs user that switched to Vim/LaTeX-Box recently. I got everything working the way I want and grew pretty fond of Vim, but there's still one unusual thing that bothers me: Vim'...
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How can I install vim-latex on mac os x?

I was trying to install vim-latex (http://vim-latex.sourceforge.net/index.php?subject=download&title=Download) My Vim comes with the OS X system and is located at /usr/share/vim/vim73 According ...
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What does (,li) mean in Vim Latex

I am using Macvim together with Vim-Latex suite. On the Vim Latex webpage they list Environment macros as follows: ELI (,li)------------- list EDE (,de)------------- description etc. What does (for ...
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vim-spell: exclude custom LaTeX commands

I'm using Vim (with vim-latex) to write my LaTeX documents. I made a bunch of custom commands to mark different kinds of "variables" (as in programming languages) I use in text, in formulas and in ...