The Toolbar

If you look at the Edit toolbar, you will notice three large drop-down menus. The drop-down menus were designed for you to be able to quickly add certain common features into your document. The first drop-down box is used for quickly dividing your document by parts, chapter, sections and so on; the available commands to add segments to your LATEX source code are:

The drop-down box named label is used to insert items to your document such as indexes, footnotes, and references; the available commands are:


The Label drop-down menu

The Label drop-down menu



Selecting the label for a reference

Selecting the label for a reference


When using cite, you are presented with a drop-down list of bibitems, but if you are using BibTEX this will only work if the file belongs to a Project. For editing BibTEX files the usage of specialised editors is recommened. The author has made good experience with KBibTEX and KBib. Of course you can also write the BibTEX files by hand inside Kile.

The last drop-down box labeled tiny is used to set the size of the text. You can set the size of the main text, of footnotes, and so on. The available commands are: