# tex

### TeX help

Text Editor Create your tex file using a text editor (vi, emacs, gedit). Then you use the latex command to tex the file. latex file.tex Use xdvi to view the file. xdvi file.dvi To print the dvi: dvips -Pf4 file.dvi To...

### How do I get Inverse Search and Forward Search working in Kile?

• Set up Kile to tell LaTeX to add source info, i.e., set LaTeX build tools from Default to Modern: Settings -> Configure kile -> Build -> LaTeX -> "Modern" in the dropdown menu Click ForwardDVI in the list Select Embedded Viewer configuration...

### How do I enable synctex?

In order to use synctex, you need to load the module for texlive 2012. Our workstation build uses TL2007 by default.

In order to utilize it, type the following on a command line (or your login script):

If you type...

### How do I access newer TeXLive packages?

Springdale Linux 8 comes with TeXLive 2018 (version 20180414) by default. In order to utilize TeXLive 2019 and newer, type the following on a command line:

If you type module list, you should see the following output...

### TeXworks is not finding packages

You need to make sure the texlive packages are at the top of the path list.

Go to Edit->Preferences->Typesetting Under Paths for TeX and related programs, make sure that /usr/ias/texlive/2019/bin/x86_64-linux is listed at the top. If this is...

### Where can I put local latex style files and packages?

Create a folder in your root directory called texmf. Then create the directories inside it: tex/latex. You can do it all with one command:

mkdir -p texmf/tex/latex.

Inside the latex directory, you can put your files (.tex, .sty, etc.) or
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### How do I restore the side bar in xdvi?

You accidentally hit the key shortcut for expert mode, which is 'x'. Just hit 'x' again and the sidebar should reappear. If this doesn't work, try '0x'. Or try 'q' to quit xdvi. Then open it again with "xdvi -expertmode 4"