Questions tagged [filetype-tex]

Questions about editing Tex documents, either with or without a frontend such a LaTeX.

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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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inoremap inserts unwanted tabs

I recently made myself custom insert mode keybindings to type faster in LaTeX. However, When I use them, Vim adds tabs that weren't part of the original keybinding. Example: Here is my inoremap: ...
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UltiSnips, Context and Tex

For best experience, I want to enable some snippets to be expanded only in Tex Math environments. A wonderful person, lacygoill helped me on GitHub to achieve just this with the following setup: Let ...
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LaTeX indent for \iff error in vim

With the minimal vimrc (with vimtex plugin): set nocp filetype plugin indent on syntax on set st=2 set acd set wildmenu set wildmode=longest,list,full let $USRPLUGD=$HOME.'\vimfiles\myvim\plugged' ...
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fnameescape() : add other characters to be escaped (parenthesis, commas etc)

I looked around for a long time but did not find any solution for that. On my Unix system (Ubuntu), using LaTeX-suite, I need to escape some characters in file names for compilation, say parenthesis (,...
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Make conditional imap to text being enclosed in certain characters

How can I create mappings that work only if the cursor is enclosed by certain characters? As an example, I want to map ja to \alpha if the cursor is enclosed by $$ or by \[\] so as to make This jar ...
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How to force vimtex to display \textbf and \textit in insert/normal mode? [duplicate]

When I add \textbf{} or \textit{} before a word in vimtex the terminal shows the word but strangely hides the commands. I can only see them in the visual mode (see pictures below). Is there a way to ...
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Read the first line of the current file to process it in a command (Emulating %TeX root)

Currently I have the line :nnoremap <leader>c :w<CR>:!arara %<CR><CR> in my $MYVIMRC. If I press <leader>c, it will save the current file and run the command arara on ...
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How to map a call to a system function using the current filename?

I've been using vim for a little while and I'm doing some LaTeX with it, using Tectonic as the engine. What I was doing to generate the pdf (without leaving the editor) :call system("tectonic main....
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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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Unable to set iskeyword for colon ( : ) character

I am using vim to edit LaTeX files. Throughout the text, there are labels to equations, tables etc. for which an accepted convention among TeX writers is the following \label{eq:massenergy} , \...
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Syntax highlight Markdown formulas using LaTeX highlighting

I often write non-trivial mathematical formulas inside Markdown documents, and having them syntax-highlighted would really help. In Markdown, LaTeX math formulae are denoted: $x^2$ and $$x^2$$, and ...
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Trigger reindentation after snippet has expanded to word in 'indentkeys'

The ftplugin vimtex provides the file indent/tex.vim with following line setlocal indentkeys+=[,(,{,),},],\&,=item,=else,=fi 'indentkeys' 'indk' string (default "0{,0},:,0#,!^F,o,O,e") ...
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Matching interval brackets

I'm using vim to edit LaTeX code, and I'm often writing intervals like (a,b] but this messes with other vim features. For instance, Jumping with %: if I have something like \phi((a,b]), the final ) ...
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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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Do not wrap certain environments [duplicate]

I am using neovim. When editing a .tex file I don't want to wrap the lines within certain environments like equation or align and some others. \begin{equation} % very long line I don't want to ...
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formatoptions for hybrid (short markup + long paragraphs) content

I am trying to write my PhD thesis in vim using LaTeX So the documents will have two distinct types of content - markups that are relatively short, and paragraph text that is rather long. \begin{...
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Syntax of :endif in if-statements

I have the following code in my vimrc to compile my latex documents with <F5>: map <F5> :write <Bar> :if expand("%") == "body.tex" <bar> :exe ':!arara -v "main.tex"' <cr>...
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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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Syntax highlighting of underscores in LaTeX, even though they only appear in filenames

I'm using nvim and LaTeX together, and for the most part it's been great. However, nvim appears to be incorrectly highlighting underscores that appear in filenames I include as part of the subfiles ...
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Vimtex commands only working on main file

Hi I am trying out vimtex on a multi-file project, and so far I was liking it a lot. However, I just found out that vimtex commands (\lv, \lt, \li, etc) work correctly when used while editing the main ...
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Replace text and move cursor to end of replacement in insert mode

How can I perform a search-and-replace and leave the cursor at the end of the replacement? I want to replace $...$ with \(...\) as I type in insert mode. Notice that I can't use an abbreviation, ...
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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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Indentation in Latex within a list after an equation

Here is a minimal .tex file: \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item Here is an equation: \begin{align*} x = y \end{align*} \item Here is another item ...
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Insert text automatically surrounded by other text

For easy typesetting of song sheets using the leadsheets LaTeX package I want to make a shortcut for vim. Using the leadsheets package, chords are inserted into the lyrics like this: ^{Am7}Sunny So ...
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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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spacevim remapping of plugin keybindings

I am totally new to using Vim, and I have been trying out SpaceVim so far. One issue is with keybindings. So I have the Vimtex and Vim-Latex plugins installed. I want to use the compilation option ...
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LaTeX: Ultisnips

I'm new to Vim and setting up LaTeX with vimtex. Now, I am looking for a Snippet-Manager and decided to give UltiSnips a try. It seems to be very handy. But it doesn't come with a lot snippets (honza/...
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Fields in templates without resorting to commented-out lists (aka are drop-down options possible?)

I do a lot of work in plain TeX and XeTeX, editing the documents in vim, and have a variety of templates which I use to make the process more efficient. As you might expect, these use quite a lot of ...
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How can I show a preview of my LaTeX buffer without stealing focus from Vim?

I'm using Vim to write LaTeX on my Mac. I could make a shortcut to execute pdflatex (it should be possible right?) and see the result on Preview. But it steals the focus when it updates to the new ...
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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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Using Text Objects with vimtex

I am having trouble figuring out how to use the text objects with the vimtex plugin. The mappings with leaders and the commands in normal and insert mode are fine. But to get environments, sections, ...
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iskeyword for latex

Context Currently, when I set ft=tex, my set isk? reads iskeyword=@,48-57,_,192-255 that is, the default for vim. My "issue" Currently, in a LaTeX string such as $\abcde_\fgh$ the w jump would ...
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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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Underscores don't show up in some colorschemes

Sometimes, when I'm using the torte colorscheme and editing latex files, my latex expressions inside of $ signs show up in yellow. When this happens, my underscores disappear, as the following figure ...
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Erratic spell checking

I was editing the resume in latex I had downloaded from here. Vim is most erratic when it comes to checking spelling. In the resume_cv.tex file, the spell checking works. When I open any of the ...
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Way to merge edits in a shared file during simultaneous editing

Currently, a colleague and I are working on a joint project written in LaTeX. I am using a plugin (VimTeX) which, in addition to calling a compiler tool (upon saving the file) offers some bindings for ...
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vim latex livereload/preview plugin

Can you please suggest any latex plugin with livereload/preview support ? All of the plugins google suggested me does not support preview/reload, or use 3rd party tools that use another 3rd party ...
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Insert a newline after punctuations

I'm writing a report in LaTeX that I keep in a Git repository. In order to make the most out of Git, I would like to keep each sentence on its own line. I.e. for each dot, exclamation mark and ...
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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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Syntax highlighting for custom LaTeX commands

I have a few custom LaTeX commands like this one, for instance: \newcommand{\oeuvre}[1]{\textit{#1}} I use this for titles of books and other works. Sometimes I want them to be italicized, sometimes ...
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Allow comment highlighting inside biblatex entries

The default syntax highlighting for bib files doesn't highlight comments inside entries, like this: @book{test, % title = {This isn't highlighted as a comment}, } That's because bibtex doesn't ...
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How to Get syntax highlight of LaTeX in Debian's Vim?

I get no syntax highlight now in Debian's Vim by the workflow which works in Ubuntu 16.04: installation of packages and activating syntax installation apt-get install vim texlive-full activation in ...
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Text expansion for LaTeX editing

For writing a text book I would like text expansion; on typing this: |25,50,65| it should expand this to: $25\ux,50\uy,65\uz$ I tried to use simple text replacement with :s%/TEXT/NEWTEXT/gc, but ...
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Use search matches as parameters in external command

I want to define a Vim command that will install all LaTeX packages used in a .tex file. To install packages I can do sudo tlmgr install package1 package2 package3 etc. in the command line. So now I ...
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Turn off Vim spellcheck in custom region

I have the following definitions in a .tex file preamble: \newcommand{\beq}{\begin{eqnarray}} \newcommand{\eeq}{\end{eqnarray}} If I then use \beq and \eeq to define an equation array region, spell ...
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Something like iabbrev that works in the middle of words?

In LaTeX the \ldots command is used to make an ellipsis, so I wanted something like iabbrev ... \ldots that would work in the middle of words, so whatever... would become whatever\ldots. Any ideas?
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Create ,SI command to pack numbers and unit into \SI{…}{…}

I have a lot of older LaTeX files about physics, which contain values like 9.81 m/s^2. Since I'm now using siunitx and it's very useful \SI command, I have to change this to \SI{9.81}{m/s^2}. There ...
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Check if current line ends in a comment

I added something like this to my tex.vim ftplugin (I tried to simplify it because there are other plugins involved, but hopefully it makes sense): set comments+=b:\\item inoremap <expr> <...
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How to discover available keybindings for Vim's vanilla TeX mode?

I'd like to use Vim (version 7.4) to edit TeX files using the built-in, vanilla TeX mode. How do I find out about any available keybindings that are special for this mode? Does not seem to be listed ...