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Texmaker doesn't export to html (OS X El Capitan)

After upgrading to El Capitan I fixed the configuration and it is working fine. But it does not export to html with the tex4ht option. It yields the following output: "/Library/TeX/texbin/htlatex" ...
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svg package failing to find svg files

I am trying to get the svg package working on an OSX system. If I use inkscape to save the *.svg files as *.pdf and *.pdf_tex, then the sample file from this question works fine: ...
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How to use a particular glyph with no unicode point for hyphens?

I’m typesetting some documents with XeLaTeX, using in the OS X distribution of Hoefler Text. Unfortunately, said font has had a nasty bug since forever: its default hyphen character is formatted for ...
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Duplicate Line command in TeXShop for Mac

I'm a quite new user of LaTeX and one thing I miss in TeXShop on mac is a "Duplicate Line"-command, espacially when writing mathematical derivations. It's my impression that it is possible to create a ...
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Tooltips compatible with Mac OS X preview.app

I would like to achieve hover-over tooltips for bibtex entires as mentioned in this previous question, but all solutions (e.g. involving cooltooltips, fancytooltips) do not seem to be compatible with ...
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Is there any way to use mac fonts in texlive distribution of LaTeX on ubuntu?

I want to try more fonts in my moderncv latex file and what font is suitable. I've already import Windows fonts into my Ubuntu OS and got the fonts work well with my tex file. So can I import the ...
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Hiding the auxilary files as part of the compilation script under OS X

I'm aware that there is a lot of discussion about what to do with the pile of auxiliary files that LateX creates when it compiles. What I want to do is pretty specific. The simplest thing I've found ...
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Permissions problem with tlmgr

I just updated tlmgr and installed a few fonts (type1cm, palimas, etc.). However, when I attempt to use them, I get a "permission denied" error. Which makes sense when I look at the permissions of ...
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Can I install MacTex 2015 on an OS X Homebrew system without permission issues?

I currently have a working MacTex 2014 installation and Homebrew installation on OS 10.10.3, and am about to install MacTex 2015. But I'm concerned about permission issues. Both packages install in ...
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MacTex installation on MacBook pro w/ OSX 10.9.5

After a OSX system reinstallation from scratch, I try to reinstall also MacTex. The new installation stops at the initial stage of package verification with the error: WindowServer[112]: ...
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To get this WordCloud and R working in OSX's Texpad -1.6.0

I am trying to this Hamilton's code about WordCloud, which uses R, working in OSX. I have latest XCode and latest R 3.1.1 (XCode5 support) installed. Texpad 1.4.7-1.6.0 problem I open TexPad with ...
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MacTex: cannot compile in command line, File `fullpage.sty' not found

I installed the latest version of MacTex on my Macbook Pro (with Mac OS X 10.9.4), and I tried to compile my .tex file in command line using pdflatex/latex/tex. There is an error: ! LaTeX Error: File ...
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How to upgrade BasicTeX?

Is there a quick and simple way to reinstall all the packages I downloaded for BasicTeX 2013 with Tex Live Manager into version 2014? Should I just copy the folders – which? – from the old ...
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Text-text extension for Inkscape in Mac OS X Yosemite

I need to include LaTeX symbols and equations in Inkscape. I believe the text text extension can solve this problem. However I could not see an installation procedure in their website for Mac OS-X. ...
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How to install the algorithmic environment in Mac OS for use with LyX?

I'm trying to install the algorithmic environment in a Mac laptop with OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and the MacTeX-2015 distribution. I want to use it with LyX. The documentation pdf says that: The ...
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TeXMaker and El Capitan

My TeXMaker (version 4.5) is not able to compile after my recent update to El Capitan. I have followed the hints suggested online, changed all paths containing "/usr/texbin/..." to ...
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Pdflatex on OSX El Capitan

I need to use pdfLaTeX. I installed the BasicTeX.pkg because the readme indicated it would contain pdflatex. I have: /Users/tmb/Library/TeX/Distributions/Programs. Which includes texbin - I tried to ...
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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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Indexing support similar to RefTeX

I've been a happy TeXShop user for many years and have hardly felt that it missed anything crucial. But since I'm doing more and more indexing from scratch, I started to look for a tool, that will ...
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TeXmaker not compiling on OSx El Capitan (error: log file not found)

When I try to compile pdfLaTeX on TeXmaker, it doesn't seem to be working. It used to work on Yosemite before I updated the operating system to OSx El Capitan. I have changed all the /usr/texbin ...
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LyX 2.1.4 on Mac (el capitan) problems with colon, comma, etc

I think I'm having the same issues as described here: Lyx on Mac inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks When I try to type a colon, for instance, I need to hit "shift+colon key+colon ...
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Pdf won't update/show when quick-building in TexMaker

I am running TexMaker 4.4.1 on a Macbook with El Capitan iOS. It seems like the problem started after updating my Macbook. When i quick build no errors happen and no Pdf is showing. Quick build is ...
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from Yosemite to El Capitan on Mac

Today I updated my operating system from Yosemite to El Capitan on Mac. Lyx was not compiling the pdf anymore, so I used this system: https://tug.org/mactex/UpdatingForElCapitan.pdf Although the ...
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minted with Texmaker on OS X

I'm trying to use minted with texmaker. The weird thing is, that it works, when I invoke pdflatex --shell-escape testfile in the system shell, but not from texmaker, though Options -> Configure ...
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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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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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Flashmode help needed

I'm using Flashmode with Texshop on my Mac. It works very well. One irritating thing is: The compiled file flashes every time a new compilation is made. Is there a way to stop it? Thanks for your ...
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Texshop 3.58 preview mac osx El Capitan problem

The next code \PassOptionsToPackage{svgnames, x11names}{xcolor} \documentclass[border=1cm, svgnames, x11names,tikz=true]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} ...
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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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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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Problem with .bib files in OS X 10.11

I am not so very able to use advanced TeX options... I have upgraded my OS X to 10.11 and now the .bib files which were in the personal tree can't be recognised! In 10.10 I made a directory /usr/texmf ...
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Preview-latex images wrong locations. (offset by 1)

I've been writing up homework assignments with various equations in align blocks using latex. I've recently begun using AUCTeX with its preview functionality, which is really cool. Things start out ...
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Upgrading all packages in TeX Live Utility (MacTex 2015) fails at the end with “Operation not permitted”

I'm trying to upgrade all my packages with Tex Live Utility on OS X Yosemite (10.10.5) running MacTeX-2015 on a MacBook Pro. Package by package the installation went well, until the very end, when I ...
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LaTeXiT not re-importing equations

It is unclear to me why I can use LaTeXiT to create an equation, copy it to Keynote, then try to copy it back and it will not let me re-edit it. The FAQ is pretty non-specific about "some ...
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OS X Yosemite built-in dictation not working with TeXMaker/TexStudio

I am writing up my thesis and would like to use the built-in dictation in Mac OS X (10.10) to write. I am using TeXstudio (and have used TeXmaker also) for writing, but for some reason the OS X ...
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How to add a search path for packages in TexStudio on Mac OS?

I would like to add a custom folder into the search path of TexStudio on OS X Yosemite for using custom packages. Is it possible to do so in a way that it would work when compiling LaTeX documents ...
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Feynmp/auto not working in Yosemite?

So I've used feynmp and feynmp-auto hundreds of times, but now it seems neither is working on Mac OS Yosemite. I have installed both and when run I get messages like: I run this: ...
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How to use the OSX accent menu in TexStudio?

I wonder if it's possible to use the accent menu provided with OSX Yosemite in TeXstudio (2.8.8). Usually in most applications in OSX you'll get an accent menu (see: ...
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Why would my mac running slow after I installed Mactex distribution

I have this question that puzzled me. My mac become quite slow after I installed MacTex distribution and after I uninstalled MacTex, it restored to the original status, running smoothly. I have to use ...
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Error: usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

Recently I'm getting an error on my macbook air since i've upgraded to Yosemite: usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex Anybody who knows how I can solve this?
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OS X Yosemite - LaTeXTools plugin of Sublime Text broken

I upgraded my OS X to Yosemite yesterday, and after that, all the images I included using \includegraphics won't show up in the output document, nor do they occupy any space! I tried to compile the ...
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LyX file from windows with mac OS X

I would like to open a LyX file create in windows on a mac. But I can open the document but I can't create the pdf. I think the problem is when when LyX load pictures because the adress of the picture ...
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How do I get Texmaker to use the central bibliography?

Like many others I wish to place my bibliography (.bib) file in a central location so that all my disparate writings do not need a .bib rider with them (and so all are updated automatically when I ...
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Set up MacTex distribution as default on mac os

I have installed the MacTex distribution on OSX10 and until now I've been using the TexShop editor quite successfully. I want to change and start writing latex using the Vim editor but I haven't ...
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How to batch convert PS to PDF without leaving windows open?

I am new to TexShop and new to this forum so please forgive me if the question is dumb. I need to convert about 13,800 postscript files to PDF. TexShop can do it but the only ways I know how means ...