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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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WinEdt wrongly displaying cyrilic

I am trying to open a tex file with WinEdt 11 which is written in cyrilic. When i compile it no issues with the output pdf, but while i am inside the editor the cyrilic is displayed with strange ...
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How to create new macros for combination of several keys

I am using WinEdt 10.3. I previously used WinEdt 7.1. For WinEdt 7.1 I have configured macros for combination of several keys. For example, in WinEdt 7.1 in order for an \jour to appear when you press ...
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Encoding of file from WinEdt to TexMaker

I have a TeX file that was created, edited and compiled by another person using WinEdt. I now want to keep writing on it using TexMaker, but when I open it with this new editor, these strange symbols ...
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Unable to install new packages on MiKTeX

I've been having trouble recently to install new packages from online sources, using MiKTeX + WinEdt. Through WinEdt: and then: the following error occurs: The text of the error message is "...
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WinEdt cannot find MiKTeX

I installed MiKTeX. It works with TeXworks. Then I installed WinEdt and WinEdt did not recognize MikTeX. I did this many times before and WinEdt always recognized the location of MikTeX. The location ...
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Modern cv - WinEdt and MikTex - after Installation on Windows 7 - do not work

I have installed yesterday MikTex and WinEdt 10.3 version on my computer. I have opened my file which I want to generate, however it always reports a mistake: ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package ...
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MikTeX updates fail right after install

I read several posts with similar issues but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I had MiKTeX 2.9 installed on my Windows 10 machine for many years and one fine day it just stopped working in ...
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Winedt PDFLaTeXify not working

I moved to a new machine and can't get texify to work. Everything else works - I can use PDFLaTeX to run the .tex document, run biber, then PDFLaTeX repeatedly to get the desired PDF. But PDFLaTeXify ...
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What is the meaning of an error message "can't find file ***.vrb"? (A fix now known, a full explanation still missing)

My system: Windows 10 WinEdt 10.2. MikTeX 2.9. The problem: I am editing a set of powerdot slides named Luku16.tex. All of sudden I started getting these strange error messages when trying to ...
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Error to compile

I am using WinEdt to compile a LaTeX file and I obtain the following error when I click in "TeXify" (the bear) This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.21 (MiKTeX 20.6.29) entering ...
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Issue with Webquiz and MikTeX in Windows 10

I'm using WinEdt 9.1 on Windows 10. I'm trying to use Webquiz package, but I can't compile. Webquiz did not succeed because MikTeX could not find the script engine 'python.exe'. I already installed ...
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Reset font size of dvi file in Latex (Yap problem)

I am using WinEdt editor for LaTeX. Suddenly, the DVI file has shrinked so much in size that it is totally impossible to see it with a naked eye. Maybe that I've hit some button by mistake. It is of ...
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Filenames and ps2pdf

System: Windows 10, MikTeX 2.9, WinEdt 10.2 Workflow: tex -> ps -> pdf Problem: I created a file named "TeoriaTehtäviä.tex" containing two characters outside the 7 bit ASCII range. Here's what ...
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biber in WinEdt

After setting up WinEdt (10.3 64-bit) to use Biber as described in Biblatex with Biber: Configuring my editor to avoid undefined citations I ran into a problem: Biber looks for log-files bookXX-blx....
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Can i change the behaviour of tab and autocompletion in winedt?

I use WinEdt 11 and would like, that the tab would behave more like for example in Intellij. When i type \bin i can use tab to complete it to \binom{}{} with my cursor being in the first {}. I would ...
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Is automatic download in WinEdt still a problem?

This question never got an answer how-to-automatically-download-packages-from-ctan-with-winedt. The discussion trailed off in comments and chat with never a solution. And now I have the same ...
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Change HTML preview in WinEdt 9

I use WinEdt 9 on WIndows 10. How can I change the default HTML previewer in WinEdt 9? Currently, it is Chrome. I would also like to associate Shift+Ctrl+H to open the preview while editing an HTML ...
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How to change the colour of different tabs in WinEdit

I want to differentiate between different opened tabs in WinEdit so I want to use different color for each opened tabs
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WinEdt - no bibliography autocompletion pops up with \cite command

Currently, I have a minor problem working with the WinEdt editor: when I enter the \cite LaTeX command, no bibliography list pops up. Is there anything I need to fix in the preference files like ...
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WinEdt 11: the lines are too long

In my WinEdt 11 in tex-file, the lines are very long, they go far off the screen, and I have to move the cursor to the right for some time to see what is written there. In older versions of WinEdt, ...
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WinEdt 11: a button that sends you into the dvi-file at the place where your cursor in the tech-file is

I am not a programmer, so I apologize for describing the situation in the words of a user. I installed WinEdt 11, and I see that for some reason there is no button here, which in the old versions of ...
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Winedt vs TeX Editors on MacOS

I spent years on Win using Winedt as TeX/LaTeX editor. Very good, well worth the money. Now I decided to move to an iMac and MacOS, of course. I have TeX installed (MiKTeX, for different reasons) and ...
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How to enable brackets "()", "[]" and "{}" autocompletion in WinEdt editor?

I want brackets auto-completion in LaTeX. For example, when I typed (, I want ) appear automatically. There was a post very similar, and I tried like Ulrike Fischer answered: go to the ActiveStrings....
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WinEdt TREE and bib files in local texmf

I would like to be able to open bib files from other directories from the WinEdt Tree. However, WinEdt cannot locate them (see figure below). The project/files compile; LaTeX is set up correctly. ...
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WinEdt: No .synctex file generated in a sudden

Some time in this week I found the inverse searching and forward searching functions are not working anymore. I checked the generated files and found that the .synctex files are no longer being ...
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Latex Error: 'stix.sty' not found

I am using WinEdt 6.0, Miktex 2.8, Revision on 2.8.3527. I am running the template of ETRI Wiley Journal. Following Messagae is coming: Latex Error: 'stix.sty' not found Kindly help to fix the error. ...
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Why when using replace to replace a string in winedt by another string starting with backslash, the backslash disappear?

I have been trying to replace all the strings, v_b, with a new string, \bar{v}, in Winedt for a latex document. I used the replace function to do this. However, after each replacement, the new text ...
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How to view the existing images in WinEdt for Menus? (Not ToolBar)

How to view the existing images in WinEdt for Menus? (Not ToolBar) How can you see the existing images available for menus, to type in IMAGE="....."
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WinEdt is saving files under the wrong type

I am using MiKTeX console 4.6, in WinEdt 10.  I believe some setting got accidentally re-set but I have no idea what setting that would be. Starting yesterday, when I have a TeX document open I can go ...
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How to keep previously opened .tex files open while I start winedt

I am working on a report and my document class is report. I work with multiple chapters and would like WinEdt reopens all the files from my previous session. Till yesterday it was like that but after ...
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How to keep a tex file in the history of our winedt forever?

How to keep a tex file in the history of winedt forever? I had already experienced this without any problem. But now the (recent) files are not saved in the history of winedt.
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How can I remove an active dictionary from Winedt?

Here's an odd one : I've recently managed, after much toil and pain, to install a French dictionary in Winedt 10 and make it work. The problem now is that I wanted to switch back to English again (for ...
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How to automatically download packages from CTAN with WinEdt

I've been working with Miktex2.9/WinEdt10 for at least 2-3 years without issue. Yesterday, I tried (and failed) to make latexdiff work. In the process, I reinstalled Miktex. Now, if I compile anything ...
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Why latex file shows some characters instead of digits?

I wrote a text in overleaf and then i transferred the file to winedit. But, some digits and characters are shown wrongly with some symbols. Formula in overleaf vs formula transferred in winedit
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Non working ArXive file

I have un-tarred an interesting book from here but when trying to compile the file "2categories_book.tex" the following error occurs : And after pressing enter even more errors occur! How ...
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Warning Citation undefined even after defining citation in the .bib file

I have defined all the citations for my report in the separate .bib file. And I am using package biblatex for my bibliography. But wherever I cite my articles and compile using PDFTeXify, I get ...
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How to copy some part of winedt log output?

Winedt shows console output in the lower section of the window. I would like to copy a certain portion of it (say, to paste it as a google search string in my browser). How do I do that? I can select ...
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WinEdt how can I move to the previous position of cursor

What is the keyboard combination that takes me to previous/next position of the cursor in WinEdt? Thanks
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Is there an external spell checker for winedt?

Is there an external spell Checker for Winedt such that there is the LanguageTool for TeXstudio?
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Czech dictionary in WinEdt 10.3

How do I both: install and enable the Czech Dictionary in WinEdt 10.3 ? Total Commander:
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Forward Search in execution modes doesn't work well in WinEdt 10.3

When I enable in Execution Modes the sub-field Forward Search under XeTeX in WinEdt 10.3 and then compile my .tex file, I get the following error immediately after compilation (i.e. without ever ...
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Macro manual for WinEdt 10.3 in pdf - where do I find it?

I need the Macro manual for WinEdt 10.3 in pdf - where do I find it ?
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MainMenu.ini in WinEdt 10.3 doesn't work as supposed

I have created this in MainMenu.ini in WinEdt 10.3: ITEM="TeX:Compile" CAPTION="&Compile" CONFIG_FILTER="MiKTeX;TeX Live|Default" IMAGE="Compile&...
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WinEdt 10.3 - a manual request

Where can I find the WinEdt 10.3 newest manual (from year 2020), any links/references ? Does this manual also come as a book on Amazon.co.uk ?
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How to assign equation number when equation written in tabular form

Tried to write a LPP in the following way. Now I want to assign a single equation number for the whole set. How should I proceed? \begin{tabular}{ l c c c } Optimize & \multicolumn{3}{l}...
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not able to compile...cannot find the file

I can`t compile my codes in WinEdt.there is always the error: error launching console application PDFTeXify... the system cannot find the file specified. this happens even on the simplest code. what ...
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Disable command option pop-up in WinEdt while leaving the command suggestion pop-up enabled

I am using WinEdt version 10.3 on Windows 10. While you start typing a latex command, a window pops up with suggestions: And once you enter/select the correct command/environment, then there is ...
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Why can't texify work after a failed texify without manually deleting auxiliary files?

I am working with WinEdt 10.3 with Miktex 2.9. My problem is that after a failed texify, I have to mannually delete the auxiliary files generated from the failed texify to make it work, otherwise even ...
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MikTeX does not see parent directory when running from within 10th version of WinEdt

I just installed trial version of WinEdt 10.3. With earlier versions of WinEdt I used relative path in LaTeX commands such as  \bibliography{../GDMT} They allowed to read data from  GDTMT.bib file ...
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bblsty error - not correct

I'm trying to complie my old thesis. However I get an error. How do I fix it? \documentclass[14pt]{book} \topmargin 2mm \oddsidemargin 10mm \evensidemargin 10mm \textwidth 150mm \textheight 220mm \...
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