This page provides an overview of TeXnicCenter's features.
- LaTeX code snippets
Simple insertion of LaTeX constructs via toolbars and menus
- Tabbed MDI window
Open as many files as needed. Each open file is represented by a tab.
All toolbars, menus and short cuts are customizable.
- Customizable window layout
All panes can be docket to any window edge or undocked if required.
- Integratable tools
Integrate any third party tools into TeXnicCenter's tools menu
- Multi language
Out of the box support for English and German - other Translations can be provided by users.
- Syntax highlighting
Highlighting of LaTeX constructs with customizable colors
- Auto completion
Simply hit [Ctrl]+[Space] to complete the command you've just started to type
- Paranthesis matching
Highlighting of missing and matching parenthesis
- Dynamic word wrapping
Wrap long lines at editor's edge or defined text column while typing
- Spell checker
Integrated spell checker including check while you type
- Forward and inverse search
Support for forward and inverse search in conjunction with any viewer supporting these features
- ... and a lot more
- Display of line numbers
- Unlimited undo/redo
- "Go to last change"
- Incremental search
- Find, find and replace
- Find in files
- Support for Windows, Linux and MacOS line breaks
- Customizable cursor styles
- Template based file creation
Comfortable 'File > New' feature for creating new projects or single files based on your own templates.
- Plug-In interface for third party wizards
The Microsoft COM-interface provides the possibility to implement document and project wizards.
- Document projects
Document projects keep all files of a document together and ease your daily work.
On each save operation, TeXnicCenter parses all of your project's LaTeX and BibTeX included via \input or \include directly or indirectly by the project's main file. The parsing results are provided to you by different sub views:
All of these views provide the following features by context menu of the view's items:
- Structure view
Browse the complete document structure grouped by the logical header levels
- Object view
Browse the list of all your document's headers, figures, tables, equations and other environments
- File view
Browse all your project's files grouped by type (LaTeX, BibTeX, Graphic files)
- Reference view
Browse all your Project's BibTeX references
- Go to
Open the text location that defines the item in the navigator view
- Insert label or reference
Insert the label of or a reference to the selected item at the current text location
Building & Viewing Output
- Concept of output profiles
Output profiles define the steps to be executed to compile your LaTeX files to the resulting output file (e.g. DVI, PDF) and how to view it.
- Unlimeted number of output profiles
Define as many output profiles as needed. Simply select the one to be used from the toolbar.
- Flexible post processor mechanism
Define additional commands to be executed during the build process per output profile (e.g. dvips).
- Flexible viewer integration
Define for each output profile how to invoke the viewer either by command line or DDE commands. This supports the integration of nearly every viewer including Adobe Reader and GhostView.
- Just one key press
Building or viewing your document's output requires just one key press or menu selection.
- Error Detection
Errors, warnings and box errors in LaTeX's log output are highlighted and you can simply jump to the relevant text location.
- Import/Export of output profiles
Share your output profiles with other TeXnicCenter users
- Easy Installation
TeXnicCenter comes with a standard Windows installer providing useful default. Installation is finished with in a view minutes.
- Easy Configuration
The configuration wizard just queries for the path of your LaTeX installation and then you are done.
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