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For questions on editing TeX documents, either with or without a frontend such as LaTeX.

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Count only words for which Spell is enabled?

I want to count the words in my buffers, but for TeX files, for instance, a lot of words (e.g., commands) shouldn't be counted. I'm aware that there are scripts that do this specifically for LaTeX, ...
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Vimtex conceal doesn't recognize new command math environment

I recently added the vimtex plugin which includes a conceal feature which I really like; however, I found it doesn't work in custom math environments such as \newcommand{\beq}{\begin{equation}} \...
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How to align a Latex table that uses \multicolumn?

I want to align a Latex table the way it appears in the final document. There are various Vim plugins for aligning tables (2, 3, 4), but none of them handle the spanning cell correctly. The code ...
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Latex plugin for Vim that supports files organized in multiple directories

I have a multiple file/folder project that looks like the following. ├── 0_Preamble │   ├── 01_TitlePage.tex │   ├── 02_TitleBack.tex │   ├── 03_Dedication.tex │   ├── 0_Preamble.tex ├── 1_Theory │  ...
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How to control and filter warnings in vim-latex?

While vim-latex is great, I've been having a bit of trouble using some of its features. Controlling the warning system (and hotfix window) has been particularly difficult for me. Today I'm trying to ...
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More intelligent automatic formatting

I use vim to edit latex files and the automatic formatting option (formatoptions+=a) works very well, since you can enter text anywhere in the paragraph and vim will reformat the entire paragraph. The ...
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How does expression folding actually work?

The following is a stripped down version of my folding function for LaTeX documents: setlocal foldmethod=expr setlocal foldexpr=LaTeXFoldsExpr(v:lnum) " Sections to be folded let g:...
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in-line math equation rendering/preview for macvim/vim for filetypes other than RMarkdown

I recently installed vim-rmarkdown package, and found that the package allows me to see the rendered math equation in macvim, and when move cursor over, the line will render back to latex equation ...
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vim-fugitive support for diff --color-words

I use vim and git primarily for editing prose documents in LaTeX or Markdown, not for coding. For this reason, my go-to git diff command is git wdiff, where the relevant part of .gitconfig reads ...
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Can Ultisnips regular expression match forward?

The question may be also phrased as, can Ultisnips regular expression match after the current cursor? My goal is to have a postfix of curly bracket for LaTeX subscripts. Say I want to type a_{bcd}, ...
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Minimum window width will not change when using specific filetype

With most filetypes, I can resize font and my GVIM application window just fine. However, when I open a specific file type (.tex), the font is easily changed, but I am unable to shrink the application ...
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Concealing \begin and \end lines in latex with MathZone

I'm trying to get the lines that have \begin{equation} and \end{equation} to be concealed. I've tried using call matchadd('Conceal','\\begin{equation\*}', 10,13,{'conceal':' '}) and it works, but it ...
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Vim - QuickTex is incompatible with Auto-Pairs or Auto-Close

I'm looking to set up Vim for Latex editing and I came across this very simple and useful plugin, QuickTex. However, I doesn't seem to be compatible with vim-autoclose nor with auto-pairs (which are ...
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New text object for LaTeX subscript or superscript

Suppose in a latex file, I have a line $X_{i_{j}}$ and $Y^{i_{k}}$ My goal is to define a text object in VIM for the subscript, i.e. _{i_{j}}, and superscript, i.e. ^{i_{k}}. I was reading this ...
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LaTeX tabu package breaks Vim spell and syntax highlighting

The first line of this section of LaTeX code breaks syntax highlighting and spell check whenever I scroll to the area of the document that contains it: \begin{tabu} {*3{X[l$]}} col1 & col2 ...
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Folding from occurrence to next; two or more comments

I wanted to fold my LaTeX document and found this: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/130586/vim-nice-folding-function (Which seems to indicate that folding has been removed from Latex-Box?) ...
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Trying to get a particular SuperTab behavior with snippets and omnicomplete

I'm trying to get SuperTab to work a particular way with .tex files. I am also using the vimtex plugin as well as snipMate. The behavior I want is the following. In most text, I want the main ...
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How can I set tex filetypes to use plaintex solarized coloring

I use solarized for my terminal color. When I first create a new tex file and begin writing, I get the plaintex colorscheme, which I like. But once I save and reopen, I get the tex colorscheme, which ...
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Neovim+texlab+Skim configuration

Trying to make forward and inverse search work but I'm not sure how to modify my configs. I am currently using this plugin to try and make it work, but I am not sure where to put the lines that - they ...
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How to add a syntax rule to LaTeX filetype?

How can I colorize elements of the regex rule "\w\+:\w\+:\d\{4\}" in a LaTeX file ? If I open a new document with no filetype and add the two following command : syn match Bib3Dots '\w\+:\w\+...
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Editing .bib files in (n)vim with tailored autocompletion

I use BibDesk on a Mac to edit .bib files (in biblatex, using biber to compile). This generally works, but for various reasons it would be nice to be able to edit them in nvim too. My current setup ...
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Strange behavior: latex-suite, alt-key macros, adding <++>. How can I disable this?

I’m using vim with the latex-suite plugin, on Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. (I installed the plugin through the Ubuntu package manager, i.e., through sudo apt install vim-latexsuite, then followed the ...
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lstlisting environment it not treated as verbatim, which results in several false positives

ALE does not treat text inside of listing environments like verbatim, which spawns many whitespace related errors (i.e. space before punctuation marks, etc.). I've found somewhat of an answer on ...
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I would like to set the math direct display mode in vim as seen in Sublime Text 3

When I write mathematical formulas of any kind, the vim editor displays them and transforms them into a more readable format, see here: https://github.com/KeitaNakamura/tex-conceal.vim (the images ...
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Unwanted characters appear in an UltiSnips macro setup

I am new to vim and I am using a mac with vimtex, UltiSnips plugins. I am using the vim latex snippets found here (the tex.snippets file). Whenever I type "()", "{}", the text ...
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TeX syntax file not recognising bold-italic blocks

Basically title. Text inside \textit and \textbf is correctly formatted in italics and bold, but if I nest one inside the other, the text takes the formatting of the outer command, as shown here the ...
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Doxygen LaTeX syntax

I am using doxygen to document my code and I like to have additional markdown files which include formulas by using \f$ Formula \f$. I know markdown syntax provided by the vim-markdown plugin supports ...
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Conceal with the highlighting of matching begin/end latex environment

I want to use vim conceal feature with the highlighting of matching begin/end latex environment (vimtex plugin). When I use the following code syn match texStatement '\\begin{itemize}' contained ...
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Autoindentation in .tex files

I use Vim to write Latex code and I would like to have autoindent when adding environments. I am aware of the smartindent capabilities that can be toggle on and off by inspecting the $VIMRUNTIME/...
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TeX file, search outside math

Well, the question is clear. I want to search only on text that is not inside \[ \] or $ $ . Is there some readymade code to do so? Thanks.
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Ignore acronyms as spelling errors in TeX files

My LaTeX files contain lots of acronyms and they are often highlighted as spelling errors. I tried to ignore acronyms by adding syn match AcronymNoSpell '\<\(\u\|\d\)\{3,}s\?\>' contains=@...
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custom syntax hilighting lost on single LaTeX file

I use vimtex plugin for writing tex documents in vim8. I added custom hilight for sections in my .vimrc like so: autocmd FileType tex :syntax match texSectioning "\\section.*" The texSectioning is ...
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How to map <C-Space> to ESC

I am using nnoremap <C-Space> i inoremap <C-Space> <Esc> to map to Esc. It works for all file with any extension but it doesn't work for the files with ".tex" extension ( I am ...
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macvim does not recognize math latex symbols anymore

I am running Macvim 8.0.1633 (146) on macos 10.13.3 Weirdly, even with syntax on, the math highlighting is plain wrong: Here, I didn't search for end{equation} Does anyone know what is going on?
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vim - latex suite compile and view keys does not work

I'm trying to setup vim-LaTeX on a new pc and I'm having problems with compile and view. ( \ll and \lv commands). When I push \ll I get the following error; Error detected while processing function ...
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vim-latexsuite syntax highlight in macro parameter

I'm using vim with vim-latex to edit my LaTeX-files. I noticed that the \begin{env} and \end{env} are not colorized when they are in a macro parameter (the \vary command and question environment are ...
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Conceal not working with tex files and vim-plug

Normally, :syn match Entity "e" conceal and :set conceallevel=3 results in all es being concealed. But, if I use vim-plug, this does not work in a tex-file …
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Problem using LaTex .bib file with UltiSnips completion

Environment Ubuntu 14.04 Vim 7 Tmux I'm just trying to create some snippets for UltiSnips and writing bib files. What I want To create custom snippets that will make writing bib files (that I can'...
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How to display LanguageTool suggestions with neovim

I want to see LanguageTool suggestions (not just errors) when using LanguageTool with my LaTeX documents. LanguageTool can output the Error, Context, and Suggestion. However, with my setup (ltex-ls ...
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UltiSnips Latex snippet does not work correctly when wrapped around due to textwidth setting

Given snippet: snippet mm "Inline Math" wA \\( $1 \\) $0 endsnippet which inserts inline math mode in LaTeX: \( | \) where cursor position is | and following .vimrc: "-------------Load ...
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Change " to `` or '' depending on whether it's typed after a space or non-space

The usecase is LaTeX, which I write using VimTeX. To make double quoted words one would write ``words''. However, I'm much more used, from many other contexts (both prose and code), to type " for ...
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Neovim recognizes LaTeX class files (.cls) as filetype=st

When I run nvim test.cls (a LaTeX class file looking something like this: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesClass{landscapetest}[forcing landscape mode] \LoadClass[landscape]{article} \RequirePackage[...
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Ignore spell check for LaTeX commands with multiple arguments

I have read through a lot of the posts on spell checking LaTeX syntax - here, here, and here. I am sure the problem is my lack of regex understanding, but I am having trouble configuring it so that ...
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snippets visual is not selected when there is overfull warning

Disclmair: this is a question about using vim to write LaTeX. I don't know if this behaviour is visible in other languages also. I use Ultisnips with honza/vim-snippets to expand latex snippets. If ...
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Personalizing Vim-Latex reference \ref completion

Vim-Latex is a very big plugin, but the only reason why I use it is that it can complete references \ref{.. and citations \cite{.. I recently created my own latex equation environment, which usually ...
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Open pdf command in Nvim

I use Nvim to write my LaTeX documents. In my init.vim file I have defined a command to compile my .tex file like this: command CompileXelatex !xelatex -halt-on-error % I tried to do the same to view ...
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Wrap specific lines in buffer

is it possible to set nowrap to a line range in the active buffer and set wrap to everything else? I edit LaTeX files. I want to see everything after \begin{document}. but only see the general ...
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UltiSnips: snippets not expanding

This is a noob question. I just installed UltiSnip to make use of the TeX snippets. Here is the relevant part of my init.vim: " Specify a directory for plugins (powered by vim-plug) call plug#begin('~...
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