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{winedt} is a shareware (non-free) all-purpose text editor for Windows, specifically designed and configured to integrate seamlessly with a TeX System (such as MiKTeX or TeX Live).

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pdfopen / pdfclose don't work with Acrobat/Adobe Reader XI

Can anybody explain how to get pdfopen/pdfclose working for Adobe Reader XI? If you could make your instructions as detailed as possible that would be really appreciated. I'm using Miktex 2.9 on ...
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How to get a list of all the labels in a LaTeX document in WinEdt

I am writing a large document using LaTeX and WinEdt. I have labeled each chapter, section and so on. I would like to print out a list of just the labels (so that I don't duplicate one later on, and ...
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makeindex style

I am using a template from, "The Legrand Orange Book" (name of tex file is main.tex) and the author has a very nice template that looks like: However, after using "Make Index" from WinEdt, my index ...
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"Cannot Open DDE Link to": Problems with Adobe Acrobat Pro and WinEdt

While using the 2017 release of Adobe Acrobat DC, I get the error every time I run PDFLatex with my PDF open. When I use PDF Search, I get the same error. Does anybody know what do I have to change ...
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Quick Build commands in WinEdt

I recently switched from TeXMaker to WinEdt. In TeXMaker I was used to customize my 'Quick Build' command in the 'Configure TeXMaker' dialog. In that dialog I was able to choose, for example: ...
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Finding/Removing ligature from Tex

Is there anyway to find and remove ligatures from tex file? Sometimes when I copy/paste a text to Winedt, it shows perfect, but when I compile it to Pdf, some issues appear, e.g. finding becomes nding....
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How to configure WinEdt/MikTeX/ps2pdf to use a new version of Ghostscript when converting ps->pdf?

System: Win7, WinEdt 7.0, MikTeX 2.9 In order to include animations into my powerdot slide sets I was instructed to use the animate package. Installing that was no problem. Also I have my animation ...
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The system cannot find the file specified

I have just downloaded WinEdt and written my first code, but it will not run because I keep getting the following error. I am at a loss as to how to fix this. Error launching Console Application ...
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LaTeX3-sensitive editors

I'm starting to embed LaTeX3 code in my custom classes and packages -- and enjoying it more the further I learn about it --, but at least to me it would make for an even better experience if, as it is ...
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Compiling small part of text

I'm using winedt for Latex. sometimes I'm only working on a section of my paper and want to recompile to PDF without going through the whole time-consuming compilation. Is there a way I can tell Latex ...
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The SumatraPDF Inverse-Search for any arbitrary Editor

I wanna use texmaker+sumatra, winEdt8+sumatra and texnic Center+sumatra together. I set the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search option on all editors. But the SumatraPDF Inverse-Search does not work on WinEdt ...
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Compiling multi-file LaTeX file

I have large LaTeX project (my thesis) with a main TeX file and many subfiles contained in their own subdirectories. The template is available here at Cambridge University website Now coming to my ...
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Forward/Inverse Search Does Not work on certain tex files

I have this weird issue with forward and inverse searches. I am using WinEdt + Sumatra combination. The forward and inverse search works perfectly on certain some .tex files, but fails on some others. ...
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How to compare two TeX codes and mark differences with color

I would like to find easy tool, which compares two TeX codes and generates a PDF file of the first code, in which the differences from the second code are marked by a given color. I use winedt 7.0 ...
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Setting up WinEdt 6.0 and MiKTeX to run biblatex and biber

There should be a simple solution to the following problem, but I have failed to find one. I have a fresh installation of WinEdt 6.0 and MiKTeX 2.9. I usually use SumatraPDF for preview, using ...
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Problems with french accents automatically understood by LaTeX

I am using WinEdt to write my thesis and I used \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} to get the French accents to be understood automatically. It works fine for the first 2 chapters, but for some reason, ...
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How to edit the environment variable TEXINPUTS in winedt for adding different search paths?

I want to edit the environment variable TEXINPUTS but I dont know how in windows platform with Winedt. I googled it many times but I didn't get what I need. I found how to reach TEXINPUTS by: > ...
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Winedt 10. How to use a theme in all Winedt and not only in a sub-window?

after selecting Options / Theme / Solarized Dark you can see this The question is: How to obtain all Winedt Window (menus, optioins interface, Tree, console idle, toolbar,...) afected by Solarized ...
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automatically update \addbibresource file path

Is there a way to automatically update the file path of where my references are stored? I keep them in a folder "References". This is the full path to my references: \addbibresource{C:/Users/...
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WinEdt has stopped being able to close pdf files [duplicate]

Ulrike Fischer's answer shows the previous similar questions are all out of date. The latest of them, Problems with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2017 and WinEdt refers to AcroviewA17 and AcroviewR17 and ...
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DVI inverse search settings in WinEdt

I am using WinEdt for latex codes. After running the code, I check the result in a dvi file. Somebody told me that we can directly jump from dvi file to latex code window by double clicking on some ...
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Problems rendering BeamerTex Postscript specials in WinEdt 6.0

I have a beamer .tex file which I know works perfectly on TexShop. However, when I texify the same document on WinEdt 6.0, the document does not display properly. No images appear, and anytime I try ...
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Close/open the PDFviewer automatically while compiling

I am using WinEdt 7.0 and my default pdf viewer is FoxitReader. So when I press F9 (compile) in WinEdt, it compiles and shows the pdf automatically. I want to set WinEdt somehow that after some ...
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Kile vs WinEDT vs TexShop

Question 1. When I type \begin{document} What keyboard shortcut can I use to so TexShop/Kile/WinEDT will automatically type the following: \end{document} Question 2. How to do the following in WinEDT/...
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Powerdot paper orientation (or page width?) suddenly changed

My system: Windows 10 MikTeX 22.3 (I think that's what it tells me when it starts. First there is a nerd joke about pdfLaTeX 3.14159...) WinEdt 10.2 Workflow: .tex -> .dvi -> .ps ->.pdf I ...
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Generating Labels via Macros and loosing \ref{}'s

I want to write a macro which will include labels. When I generate a label with the macro I don't seem to have access to it in the list of Gathered resources provided by Winedt 9. I really want the ...
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How to find the error line in a multi file document

How can I find the error line in a multi file document? Usually WinEdt5 goes to the error line when double clicking on an error (at least with single files). When I include files, this is not working ...
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Adding a new command in Winedt 8

I would like to create a single command or rather a single button that executes the commands latex-dvi-ps-ps-pdf in a sequence. How do I customize Winedt 8 to achieve this? In general, my question ...
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How to configure Inverse Search with WinEdt + Okular configuration?

My environment is as follows: OS: Windows 10 Pro: 64bit kept being updated. WinEdt: Build: 20180507 (v. 10.3) - 64-bit Okulat: 1.6.70 32-bit Very sorry, I should have mentioned it. WinEdt is an ...
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Writing report in Winedt: Forced to use "Erase Output Files" after each mistake

I'm writing my thesis using MiKTeX and WinEdt 9 for Windows. I write the different chapters individually, and then I have a "masterfille" with the documentclass "report" where I use the command "input"...
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I want to writing the matrix on the arrow from X to Y 3x3 type, from Z to Y 3x2 type ;

How can I program the above diagram? ` $$ \begin{tikzcd} k\oplus k^2 \arrow[r] & k\oplus k^2 & 0\oplus k \arrow[l] \end{tikzcd} $$ `
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How to preview images generated by MetaPost?

I use the old MetaPost program to create graphics. My problem is that, to see the result of my MetaPost figures, I have to compile first the .mp file and then the .tex file where I've inserted them. ...
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Why "tehnically" transforms to "thenically" automatically in WinEdt

When I type "tehnically" using WinEdt it will transform into "thenically", and show in pdf that way. Why is this and how to erase it?
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what \relax command means?

I'm trying to compile this .tex file from ArXiVe.org in WinEdt 9.0 but some tokens are underlined with a solid line and preceeded by a strange command \relax command in WVP.aux: \relax \citation{...
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Having pdflatex clean up after itself in WinEdt?

How do I get pdflatex (via WinEdt) to remove all the extra output files (e.g., .lof, .blg, etc.) after compiling my .tex/.bib/.etc to a .pdf? If there is a solution, I suspect it will come via "...
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Using the alt+number symbols in windows

I recently discovered at that one can make many symbols by pressing Alt + num pad. I then tried to insert these symbols into my latex file, and it compiled, but just seemed to insert a space there. ...
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Set WinEdt background color as Monokai

My eyes get tired when using the given Background schemes in WinEdt, and I found Sublime text color theme Monokai is quite good. How can I set this color in WinEdt?
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Incorrect tree view of document structure with Winedt, VerbatimPlus and listings package

I´m having some trouble working with Winedt 8 and 9 and VerbatimPlus add-on. Here is my MWE. File "main.tex" \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Codificação da entrada \...
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How can I check the assignment of a keyboard shortcut?

In WinEdt (v8.1) when I press F9 I believe the macro PDFTeXify is run. Is it possible to check this setting somewhere, e.g. to get an overview of all keyboard shortcuts?
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Automatic translation of accented characters in Winedt 7

I remember that a long time ago, when I was using Winedt (V5.0 I guess) it automatically replace some characters. For example, ç was replaced by \c{c} when I open the file. Now, I need to do the same ...
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XeLatex generating "! Missing } inserted" error (Arabic Fonts)

I am trying to embed 'Arabic Word' in a paper with main language as English. I have gone through following steps:- Installed Scheherazade Font Downloaded polyglossia Package I tried code from This ...
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How to change output file directory in latex?

I'm using MikTeX 2.9 (pdflatex) and WinEdt 8.2. I know that all output files such as .tex, .pdf, .dvi, .log are important and I cannot simply delete them so I would like to ask how to get files (.pdf ...
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line breaks in editors window

I'm using WinEdt 9.1 and wanna have all words in front of my eye but when I am writing the text it goes until I put Enter, it goes to next line. if I write more than 100 words in a line it wouldn't go ...
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Getting WinEdt to ignore lstlisting

WinEdt 9.0 gives me incorrect TOC in its side panel when I use listings package to illustrate a piece of LaTeX code: How can I get WinEdt to ignore \begin{lstlisting} ...\end{lstlisting} (and every ...
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Shortcut with WinEdt 8

How do I create a shortcut (say Alt+A for \alpha) with WinEdt 8? It used to be quite simple with WinEdt 5.5.
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How to update MiKTeX 2.8 to 2.9 in WinEdt? [closed]

I am trying to update MiKTeX from 2.8 to 2.9 in WinEdt. I downloaded the MiKTeX 2.9 and installed in C:/program files/Miktex 2.9. And then configure the MiKTeX in WinEdt by "Tex->Miktex-> Miktex ...
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XeLaTeX, WinEdt 6.0 and UTF-8

I'm using WinEdt 6.0 and need to write German umlaute. Using XeLaTeX, i need to save the tex-file in utf-8 to have native support for this - does anyone know how to tweak WinEdt so that it saves in ...
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WinEdt (9) keeps reopening previously opened files

I'm on Windows 7 with WinEdt 9; I never need/want to use any projects, all I want is to work on one tex file at a time, so when I click on a tex file I want only this file opened by WinEdt. I've used ...
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Kile document doesn't work well in WinEdt. How do I convert it?

If I save a document in Kile (on Linux) and and open it in WinEdt (Windows) my text is in a bad format. For example: If I have a kile document named main.tex (saved using the UTF-8 encoding) with: ...
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How to change the default editor (TeXworks) to WinEdt on MiKTeX 2.9

I am running one file in LaTeX (through MiKTeX) it is having error; when I am entering the errorstopmode 'e' on the console the TeX file is opening in the TeXworks editor, but I want to open in WinEdt,...
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