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TeXnicCenter question (tool-tip) below typing?

  1. Sep 6, 2011 #1
    Hi,

    You guys use TeXnicCenter for writing papers? I think it's pretty good. So when I'm in the process of typing in an equation and I start typing:

    \begin{equ

    right there, a little yellow window or tool-tip I guess pops in below where I'm typing which looks like the construct for the equation. What do I do with that? Can I somehow select it and the skeleton for the equation construct gets inserted into my document? You guys know?

    Thanks,
    Jack
     
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  3. Sep 9, 2011 #2

    alphysicist

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    Hi Jackmell,

    Yes, once that pops up, you can hit control-space for it to be inserted.

    However, the tool-tip is actually responding to you typing "equ". So what you need to do, is only the type the "equ" (not the "\begin{" part).

    The one that I find most useful is for figures. Just go to an empty line, type "fig", and then ctrl-space.
     
  4. Sep 9, 2011 #3
    Thanks a bunch! :)
     
  5. Sep 9, 2011 #4

    alphysicist

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    My pleasure! I really like TexnicCenter, but it took me a surprisingly long time to figure out how to do the tooltips.
     
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