LaTeXing - Professional Typesetting

An extension for Sublime Text which makes your life
easier and more comfortable while creating your documents.


You can try out LaTeXing for as long as you may like, and there are no feature restrictions in the trial version.

Package Control

Using Sublime Package Control

If you already have package control, just follow these steps:

  • Open the Sublime Text command palette
  • Select Package Control: Install Package
  • Select LaTeXing
  • Restart Sublime Text

A more detailed explaination is available on

Manual Installation

If you do not wish to use package control, please follow the following steps to install LaTeXing manually:

Sublime Text 2 (Deprecated)

  1. Click the Preferences > Browse Packages... menu entry
  2. Go up one directory and then open the Installed Packages folder
  3. Download ST2 version and copy it into the Installed Packages directory
  4. Restart Sublime Text 2

Sublime Text 3

  1. Click the Preferences > Browse Packages... menu entry
  2. Go up one directory and then open the Packages folder
  3. Download ST3 version and copy it into the Installed Packages directory
  4. Restart Sublime Text 3


LaTeXing is tested on Windows and OS X for Sublime Text 2 and additional on Linux for Sublime Text 3. If something is not working right, please send an email with a detailed explanaition of your problem to If you believe you have found a bug, please consider to report the problem on

Support LaTeXing

If you are interested and willing to help the project in any kind (testing, writing documents) you are very welcome. Especially many feedback from testers may push the development speed significant and help to create a stable and reliable software for your daily work. A huge collection of documentation for the many different features will definitely make the start for new users of LaTeXing really easy and so the tool more popular. Just fork the gitbub repository make your changes and adjustments and sent a push request.


Version 1.2.19 (2016-04-20)


Problem while using an embed bib file inside your LaTeX document

Version 1.2.18 (2016-01-01)


Issue with end date of evaluation version

Version 1.2.17 (2015-10-06)


El Capitan default path

Version 1.2.16 (2015-07-26)


New design of the system check, use external library tabular.

Version 1.2.15 (2015-07-12)


Further performance enhancements

Fixed (#161)

Generation of chapter/section label

Fixed (#162)

Performance issue while keyboard listener

Version 1.2.14 (2015-06-25)

New (#26)

Added support for color_scheme in the log panel.

New (#159)

Support of \include* command (newclude package)

Improved (#123)

Allow relative path for global bibliography file


Few minor performance and stability issues.

Fixed (#138)

Fixed the problem with the new Sublime Text feature to remember the build system which leads into many problems.

Fixed (#134)

Labels with parentheses do not get indexed appropriately for \ref{} 

Version 1.2.9 (2015-03-09)

New (#79)

Possible to add the license key in a separate settings file (LaTeXing.sublime-license)

Fixed (#83)

Foxit Reader default path

Fixed (#105)

Mendeley API

Version 1.2.8 (2015-03-02)


Use of package control dependencies for oauthlib and requests 

Fixed (#94) access

Version 1.2.4 (2014-09-04)

Fixed (#58)

Knitr Support was broken on all platforms

Fixed (#54)

LaTeXing Viewer was not working on Linux

Version 1.2.3 (2014-08-19)

Fixed (#51)

Fixed confusing name of keymap & shortcuts for quick build commands.

Fixed (#45)

Fixed problem with Yosemite 10.10.

Version 1.2.5 (2015-02-25)


Improved support with Sublime Text 3 (3067)


Update to new Mendeley API

Version 1.2.1 (2014-06-14)

Improved (#21)

Texcount also shows the total wordcount.

Fixed (#29)

Ctrl/Super + shift + l overrides a default binding


For Linux the SSL package is required to work with Mendeley/Zotero.

Version 1.2 (2014-05-20)

Fixed (#9)

Fixed problem with automatic update of bib items. Now only remote.bib will be searched for protential changes.


In some cases, the message that the remote.bib was updated was wrong.


Mendeley API changes, now using OAuth2.

Version 1.1 (2014-03-05)


Add align snippet.


New enhanced build system, check here for more details.


Support for bibentry command of the bibentry package.


Support for hyperref command of the hyperref package.

Improved (#124)

Improved quotes behaviour for r-chunk options (knitr mode).

Improved (#122)

Insert \tabularnewline on Shift + Enter

Fixed (#118)

A missing bibliography let you still compile the document.

Fixed (#128)

Fix keybinding for closing ")" in general LaTeX mode.


Fix misstake in greek symbols assignment.


Fix typo in bibtex snippets.

Version 1.0.3 (2013-11-08)

Fixed (#107)

Error while not using an output directory. LaTeXing tried to move the generated pdf file into the same location which gives an error.

Fixed (#105)

Fixed accuracy within the check system to detect missing programmes by using MikTeX.

Fixed (#44)

Fixed wrong keybinding under Windows and Linux.

Fixed (#104)

Improved completion of math mode brakets.


Small bug fixes

Version 1.0 (2013-11-04)


New "LaTeXing: Fold Section" and "LaTeXing: Fold Environment" command to fold the current section/environment.


Added "LaTeXing: Changelog" command

New (#44)

Fold environments non intendion based, define the supported types in the settings.

New (#44)

Fold sections non intendion based, e.g. running this command in a subsection will fold everything until the next subsection include subsubsections.


New "LaTeXing: Rename Current Environment" command, which allows you to rename the current envioment.


New "LaTeXing: Toggle Star Environment" command, which allows you to star, unstar the current envioment.


New check system dialog which should make it more easily to see if LaTeXing can detect the required tools.


New texcount view for listing the word count per file.


Provide command to create a command with the current selected word as command name 


Provide command to create an environment with the current selected word as environment name


TikZ support with live preview, for enhanced syntax highlighting TikZ is required.


Autocomplete of LaTeX command in Knitr mode.


Better use of a custom output directory, using random temporary dictionary is now possible. Please check for the available options.


Change pdf viewer settings structure. The oder is now managed by the settings pdf_viewer_order.


Enhanced citekey format options for all supported reference systems. Check the settings for the available options.


Full Knitr Support in Beamer Class


Make the partial mode more flexiable now. The document will be parsed until begin document or if available until the tag % (PARTIAL).


Use setting "executables" to define all required commands to avoid problems with the path.


Auto convert url date from Mendeley from YYYY/MM/DD or DD/MM/YY into YYYY-MM-DD.


Import urldate field from now.