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TEXMAKER Overview

It is termed as the Latex editor, which eases the work. With this, we do not need to use 'command prompt' in the future. You can also make the folder to place all the latex files at one place.

TEXMAKER Overview

Open the Texmaker and look at the image given below:

TEXMAKER Overview

The Texmaker is an editor with the text window, structure window, toolbars, functions, and status bar.

The white portion shows the text or writing window, and the black part shows the structure window. It contains a link to chapters, sections, tables, equations, etc.

Clicking on the link will forward you to the particular document. The area below the text window is the status bar, where all the compilation actions are shown.

Click on the 'Options' on the menu bar and choose 'Configure Texmaker.' Go to the 'Pdf Viewer' and activate the 'Embed' option. Then go to the editor at the left column and change the font size according to your requirements. By selecting the corresponding dictionary files, you can choose between different languages. The 'Editor Font encoding' is essential, but for most users, it is UTF-8.

Four buttons at the bottom change the layout of the Textmaker window. When you run the code, a window name embedded PDF Viewer will appear on the right side. You can also enable and disable the PDF Viewer by clicking on it at the bottom.

The "tex" is the default file extension for the Latex file. Through this, you can make the corresponding file by typing code on the window. The process of writing the code and how to run the program/code will be explained further, in detail.

Features of TEXMAKER

The features of Texmaker are given below:

  • It includes spell checking while typing.
  • The Latex commands can be quickly inserted while typing. For example, if you type a word, all the commands corresponding to that words will be shown. You can select any of the commands from that drop-down list according to the requirements. The image for this example is shown below:
TEXMAKER Overview
  • It supports a variety of encodings.
  • It contains a 'structure view,' which gets automatically updated while typing.
  • In Texmaker, with the use of keyboard triggers, you can define an unlimited number of snippets.
  • It gives you the full asymptotic support.
  • It includes the built-in PDF viewer and the 'Quick Build' command.
  • The Texmaker includes 37O mathematical symbols, which can be inserted in just one click.
  • The extensive Latex document is furnished with the Texmaker.
  • It automatically detects the warnings and errors with the corresponding line number after the compilation. It also contains the detail of each error.
  • It also allows us to work efficiently onto the documents separated in several files with the "master mode."





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