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I am a COMPLETE novice to latex.

I installed Mactex on my Mac, and when I open Texlive it says I have KOMA installed.

Yet when I try to compile with \documentclass{scrrpt} it won't compile and says scrrpt.cls, not found.

Apologies, I am VERY new to this, any help very welcome!

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I am using TExpad –  user59166 Jul 16 at 6:12
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That's because there is no scrrpt KOMA-script class. You're probably referring to scr­reprt. –  Werner Jul 16 at 6:20
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My advice, read some introductory material first: texdoc dickimaw-novice. –  Johannes_B Jul 16 at 6:28

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The name of the class you are trying to use is called scrreprt and not scrrpt

A minimal example would be:

% arara: pdflatex

\documentclass{scrreprt}

\begin{document}
An MWE
\end{document}

I suggest you open a terminal, type in texdoc scrguien or if you are German texdoc scrguide. The gentlemen Kohm and Morawski made a big effort to provide a good and detailed documentation. You will find everything you need in this document.

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