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Texmaker

Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, so it's necessary to install LaTeX apart.

Download and Installation

Download and install the last version of Texmaker or the less recent version available through Synaptic.

Configuration

Build a document

To change how Texmaker builds a LaTex document go to Options > Configure Texmaker > Quick Build. Then:

  • if the document has a bibliography, choose:
    PdfLaTex + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTex (x2) + View Pdf
  • if the document has an index, create a user command which executes:
    PdfLaTex (x2) + View Pdf
  • otherwise:
    PdfLaTex + View Pdf

Dictionries

Check spelling can be done associating a dictionary with the editor in Option > Configure Texmaker > Editor. Spelling dictionary are in /usr/share/hunspell.

Quick start

Select Wizard > QuickStart to open a template. More often than not, article is a good choice for the document class with features as in the image:

Figure 1: Quick set up of an article.
software/texmaker/start.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/03 09:36 (external edit)