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Three errors when using tikz package

I am using MacTex 2015 and Texpad as LaTeX editor. When I try to import the tzik package \usepackage{tikz} the following 3 errors appear Weird thing though is that everything looks fine in my ...
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XeLaTeX is not typesetting correctly with xeCJK after texlive update

After a tlmgr update --self --all two days ago, I have had problems with xeCJK with XeLaTeX. Some documents won't compile at all, and others have strange problems. For simplicity, I tried the ...
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\synctex=1 being an ‘Undefined control sequence’

I'm still pretty new to LaTeX; and on my home computer, I've got lualatex set up with my first few (pretty simple) LaTeX documents, Skim.app on OS X for viewing, etc etc etc … … but now that I've ...
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TeXShop compilation issue on Mac OS El Capitan. Complete uninstallation and re-installation did not fix the problem

I am a basic user and sorry if I miss to state some important facts. I have similar problem raised here and also in many other pages. First, I followed the guides by Herbert Schulz, didn't work for ...
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How to activate TeXworks?

I have already download MacTex and TeXworks, but it seems that both software are not connected. Is there anyone could tell me how to activate TeXworks?
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typing chinese character in texmaker on Mac OS X

I would like to use Chinese characters in TexMaker on Mac OS X (using latest mactex). It appears not to be supported OOTB, any Chinese characters appears as a series of "▯▯▯▯▯". I do have the chinese ...
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El Capitan Texmaker “could not start command”

As so many people I have problems since updating to El Capitan. I'm using TexMaker and MacTex, I downloaded the newest version of both (so the /Library paths are already in the default setting of ...
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“Argument of \OT1\” has an extra }" when I have an umlaut in the name

I'm trying to compile the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{ab_cd_2015, author = {{N{\"o}me}, Name}, year = ...
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Compile error Font T2A/cmr/m/n/12=larm1200 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. \fontencoding\encodingdefault\selectfont

I have recently installed MacTeX and TeXstudio on my macbook air 2013 (os x el captain 10.11.2) and tried to compile a file but got the error How to fix it? Thank you in advance.
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TeX Live permissions on OS X

So, after installing TeX Live 2015 (via the downloadable package) next to Homebrew, my directory-structure looks like this drwxr-xr-x 24 ec admin 816 20 Jan 20:58 | /usr/local drwxr-xr-x 176 ...
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Problems with pdf compiler unavailable and document class {article}

I currently have some problems with my Lyx on the new version of Mac OS X (the version just right before the El Captain). These problems are: When I go into the Documents -> Settings -> Document ...
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Putting figures in MacTex

I don't know why but I'm not being able to put an image in my Latex file. I'm using MacTex and saving the code in .tex extension. Also I put the image in the same place I'm saving the file/code. Can ...
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Installing LaTeX El Capitan

I saw that some quite similar questions have already been asked on the forum, but, still, I can't find a way to solve my problem. I've just installed the mactex package 2015 from ...
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Can't find LaTex font phvb on mac

I was compiling a latex document on mac osx and getting this error: This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded base=mf) kpathsea: Running mktexmf phvb ! I can't find file `phvb'. ...
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“pdflatex: command not found” error after updating to El Captain [duplicate]

There are some related problems with some corresponding solutions around but I would like to have a solution to my particular problem. I have used latex/tex mostly with the front-end TexMaker, and ...
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how to symlink a style file into subdirectories?

I have a project that comprises multiple sub-documents, each of which needs to be generated many times with small tweaks that need to be consistent across the document. Here's what I want to do: ...
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Compiling LaTeX project with LaTeX-Mk

I've installed MacTeX and LaTeX-Mk. I downloaded a simple project that uses this tools. But when I'm running a make command, then I have this error: Makefile:4: *** target file `all' has both : and ...
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MacTex (texlive) - pn2pdf: command not found

My MacTex seems to be missing the "pn2pdf" executable I searched the whole harddrive, but it only finds the corresponding documentation. I tried sudo tlmgr install --reinstall petri-nets but file is ...
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What do I need?

I started to use latex newly. I downloaded texstudio. I know that I need to download MacTeX too. Is there any program that I need to download for beginning level.
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Excel2Latex Mac Excel 2011

I have read it is possible to use Excel2Latex for Mac 2011, Has anybody got this working and how? I've added the add-in but for the life on me can't get it activated and showing up on the ribbon to ...
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configure pdfLaTeX directory in Texmaker, mac (Yosemite) [duplicate]

I'm having some troubles in my Texmaker since I installed Yosemite I can't compile in Texmaker (TexShop and Latexian Works fine). I think that the problem are the directory addresses of LaTeX, ...
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Installing TeXLive2015 on an ibook G4

does anyone know a way or an instruction to install a version of TeXLive2015 or MacTeX2015 on an ibook G4? Or is there a useable binary somewhere? I am not able to built one myself but would like to ...
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How to invoke minted with python3

I have 2 versions of Python on my machine. Version 2.7.10 can be invoked with python, whereas python3 uses 3.5.0 under the hood. I'd like to use minted with python3, which is why I installed Pygments ...
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TeXShop “Open Recent” menu not working

The "Open Recent" menu in TeXShop is not showing/recording any recent files. Has anyone had (or heard of) this problem before? (Or better yet, know of a solution?) The closest problem/solution I ...
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MacTex Vs TexLive Installation

I have downloaded TexLive 2015 DVD, and it appears that Linux Commands can be used to install TexLive. I went to the TexLive website, and they suggest using the MacTex Distribution which agains is a ...
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Using TexShop, upgraded to OS X El Capitan, and the fix isn't working

I am having issues compiling in TeXShop since upgrading to El Capitan. I have searched extensively for a fix, but none of the recommended settings are fixing my problem. Here is a screenshot of my ...
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After El Capitan upgrade synch does not work on texshop [duplicate]

I have installed el Capitan on mac. After reinstalling TeX and TeXshop synch doesn't work. How can I fix this?
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Getting TexLive Recommended Fonts after installing MacTex-2015 on El Capitan

I downloaded and installed MacTeX-2015 on a brand new Mac OS/X El Capitan system, then ran pdfTeX (i.e. Plain TeX) on an old .tex file and got the following error that I'm hoping you can help me ...
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Installing MathTime Professional 2 on El Capitan

I just purchased mtpro2 (the complete version), and I am trying to install it on a Mac using the latest El Capitan. I followed the instructions on this website: http://cims.nyu.edu/~fennell/mtpro2/. I ...
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Italic, line-ending swashes in Hoefler (XeTeX, Mac OS) “disappeared”?

In an old document of mine, I used Hoefler (with XeTeX and MacTex) to get beautiful swashes at the end (and beginning) of lines of italic text. Here's a screenshot (notice top line, end of the ...
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Pygmentize not working properly with minted package in TexShop on OS X

I am using TexShop on mac OS X 10.11.1 and I'm trying to output some Python code inside my LaTeX document. Here is an example of a document I would want to produce : \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Separate PDF from Build files on typeset?

I'm a high school math teacher and I've been using TeX to create tests, quizzes, and worksheets. I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan with TeXShop. I created a TeX folder in my main directory and I have ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `standalone.cls' not found

I installed basic MacTex and texmaker but get this all the time. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded format=pdflatex) restricted \write18 enabled. entering ...
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Error on MacTeX 2015 that does not happen on Linux TeX Live

How come (pdf)latex from MacTeX 2015 fails to compile a file that (pdf)latex from Ubuntu’s TeX Live 2015 manages to compile? I thought TeX Live 2015 is included in MacTeX 2015 and it should behave the ...
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MacTex new install not showing section references

Here is a simple example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{boat.jpg} \caption{A boat.} \label{fig:boat1} ...
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Updated to MacTeX 2015 and TeXstudio 2.10.4: cref and biblatex no longer includes the float label or cite key in code suggestions

I just recently updated to MacTeX 2015. With the 2014 version, I could type \cref, and TeXstudio would suggest a list of all labels used in the document, making cross-referencing easy. The same with ...
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Problem with Minted using Mactex

I'm having an issue using Minted, the following error appears: Package minted Error: You must have `pygmentize' installed to use this package. But I've already installed Pygmentize. I've tried ...
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Emacs and MacTex in El Capitan

I am a newbie to Emacs and have just installed GNU Emacs from emacsformacos.com on OSX "El Capitan" but couldn't figure out how to correctly link Mactex 2015 to Emacs. When trying to Latex a tex ...
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TexShop 3.57 preview pdf problem (Mac OsX El Capitan) [closed]

I have been using TexShop without any problems for a few years now. Recently I updated to MacOS X El Capitan and LateX stopped working; I reinstalled MacTex and followed the instructions available ...
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XeLaTeX in El Capitan failing to compile

I have upgraded to El Capitan (OS 10.11.1) on a mid-2010 iMac. I run TeXshop (latest version: 3.57) with MacTex (July 2015 version). I find I can't typeset in XeLaTeX. I have tried replacing the ...
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Suddenly TexShop won't compile anything. What to do?

I use TexShop in a Mac computer. Suddenly (after I transferred some file I compile with another program in another computer) TexShop won't compile anything. I include the picture with its message. ...
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Which version of TeXMaker should I install for OS X El Capitan?

I looked at the TeXMaker website, and it lists two 64 bit binaries for OS X: MacOsx Lion/Mountain Lion/Maverick and MacOsx >=10.6. I wasn't sure which of these to download, as they seem to conflict ...
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`MacTeX` problem: `/Library/TeX/texbin/pdflatex does not exist` error

Like others have noted, after upgrading to El Capitan, there was a required reconfiguration for MacTeX. I completed the fix specified here: https://tug.org/mactex/UpdatingForElCapitan.pdf. So, I ...
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pdflatex file missing after upgrade

My documents won't compile after upgrading to El Capitan on MacTex, and I saw that this usually means that the upgrade changed the path to pdflatex. However, it looks like the file is no longer on my ...
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MacTex 2015 + sublime Text + EI Captain, compile error

When I migrate my macbook from Yosemite to EI Captain. Compile latex using Sublime Text 3 + LatexTools can not work. So I reinstall MacTex 2015 and add /Library/Tex/texbin to path. But it still not ...
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MacTeX Error: XeLaTeX: command not found

Now here is the thing. I upgraded my Mac to the OS X EI Capitan a few days ago. And now MacTeX is not working. When I try to typeset it, the console shows the following error: xelatex: command not ...
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Undefined control sequence: bfseries [closed]

I am trying to recompile a file I have not worked with for quite some time, on a new computer with a fresh new install of MacTeX-2015. I get the following error which I couldn't make sense out of. ...
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Ps2pdf not working

I updated to the new MAC OS EL capitan and I am facing problems with my TeXmaker since then. I reinstalled the TeXmaker and MacTeX as it did not work after updating. I am trying to compile a TeX file ...
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What's Happening With My Path After Upgrade to El Capitan?

I've tried everything I could find (within good reason) regarding how I should proceed in making my TeX files compile again and nothing works. After hunting it down in the computer, I have found that ...
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What should I do if the IDE claims that there is no installed distribution? [duplicate]

I have installed MacTex, tried uninstalling and then reinstalling. Tried multiple IDEs. Using OSX El Capitan.