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New version of TeXShop uses spacebar as “next page” instead of as “page down”

When looking at the pdf preview on my MacBook Pro, I used to get "pagedown" by pressing the spacebar, and "scroll down" by pressing the down arrow. I recently updated to version 3.45.2 and now both ...
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Is TIKZ sending ambiguous PDF instructions that only TEXstudio understands well?

TEXstudio is the only MAC software (although not originally designed for MAC) that has a PDF viewer that renders perfectly well dashed and hatched lines drawn with tikz. What does TEXstudio do that ...
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TexShop autoclose environment and \stoping

I have noticed some strange behavior in TexShop (on a Mac) and I am hoping someone could explain to me what is going on. When I type "starting" (as text with no backslash) if further down the page I ...
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MacOS TeXshop 3.45 icon issue

I use TeXshop on my iMac and Macbook Air. I've noticed the new icon for TeXshop. For some reason, the new icon does not show up on directories of .tex files (I see the old icon instead). Since my ...
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no border around hyperlinks with hyperref

MacTEX-2014, TeXShop 3.36.1 on Mac OS 10.9.5 -- when using hyperref I do not see the colored border that should appear around the hyperlinks in the pdf. for example, when compiled with pdflatex, the ...
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Latest TeXShop — “Trash Aux Files” bug?

The "Trash Aux Files" menu item and button in the console window in the latest version of TeXShop, v3.44, seem no longer to work. [I'm running Yosemite.] Others having the same problem before I ...
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Sweave in TexShop

I am trying to configure Sweave directly from Texshop, currently I am using versions 3.44 and 3.11 (Maverick build) for Textshop and R respectively. I have followed the instructions given on the ...
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Closest equivelant to TexShop on Windows or Linux? [duplicate]

Just finishing up my thesis which I've created in TexShop in osx. I'd like to allow others to edit my document. I've got a desktop that's got Windows and Ubuntu installed that they could do this on ...
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Mac OS Yosemite made TeXShop previews unreadably blurred

I recently upgraded to OS X 10.10 Yosemite. To my great disappointment, TeXShop (3.43) built-in previews are blurred: I usually work on several pages documents and this kind of blur is very ...
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“go to error” command sends me to an .fff file

After typesetting a LaTeX document and seeing an error notice in the console, why does "Go To Error" command sends me to an .fff file?
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Texshop: Changes language when I switch between windows

I'm dealing with a rather annoying issue when using Texshop. When I chose a dictionary, other than the U.S.dictionary, then Texshop reverts back to the U.S. dictionary when I switch between programs ...
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TexShop: Create new !TEX TS-program association

I have a Python file that I'm currently running through TexShop's configuration for pdftex, latex. I'd rather not enforce this for every pdftex file, but use some % !TEX TS-program=mypython_file.py ...
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Texshop: Delete aux files in pdflatexmk engine

I'd like to enhance the pdflatexmk engine to delete the files afterwards. I'm coming from Automatically "Trash Aux Files" after successful typesetting in TeXShop, where the instruction is to ...
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TexShop should auto format the code [duplicate]

Is it possible to auto format the tex code using TexShop (a shortcut maybe)? I am new using LaTex, and the code is completely a mess. (I am sorry if this question has already been asked, didn't see ...
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TeXShop Command Completion Indent

In TeXShop, I am editing the CommandCompletion.txt file. I simply need to add an indent (which I would normally use tab for) directly before item. Here is the line of code I am trying to modify: ...
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TeXShop always open the pdf file

I run TeXShop on a MacBook Air. There are some strange problems. When I open a .tex file, TeXShop always typesetting automatically and show me the result .pdf file. The code file doesn't occur. But I ...
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LaTeX/XeLaTeX runs fine with TeXShop but not with bash

I always used TeXShop in the Mac for the last 7 years but now I need to run the compilation remotely. If I run in the terminal (bash shell): XeLaTeX file.tex I get kpathsea: Running mktexfmt ...
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Scrolling with TexShop

I just udpated to TexShop 3.41 (and Maverick). When I scroll on the pdf file I get stuck at the end/begin of every page : I can only scroll within one page but not go from page to page. Any idea how ...
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How to Return to an Earlier State of a Document [closed]

Recently, I have lost a great amount of work on a project in LaTeX because of unwittingly saving changes when cutting out a large chunk of text and copying the remaining part. I was wondering if there ...
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Include PNG Image in TexShop

I am wondering what may be missing from this code. I have stored all the LaTeX files in the same folder as the png image I'd like to import. The image is called "Signature" and it is saved as such. ...
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Hyperref boxes around links ARE MISSING in TeXShop [duplicate]

I was using TeXShop 2.26 on Mac OS 10.5.8. Switched today to TeXShop 3.36 on Mac OS 10.9.4. In all my LaTeX files, the hyperref red green cyan boxes around the links don't show up anymore. The links ...
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Erratic behaviour with TikZ … \foreach

I am using TeXShop v 2.47 on a MAC (OSX 10.6.8) and trying to learn TikZ; which is very powerful but not the easiest package to get to master. I have been getting very strange behaviour with the ...
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TexShop Statistics (Word Count) with BasicTeX

I recently re-installed tex on my mac, and decided to go with the BasicTeX package rather than the full (2.4GB) MacTeX package, together with the MacTeX-additions package, which includes TexShop. ...
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How to enable the tree view in TeXShop?

Im new with TeXshop and i would like to know if it´s possible to enable the tree view in the right side of the screen. I´m making my thesis and i have several folders and i want to manipulate them all ...
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Why can't I type a normal quotation marks in TexShop?

When I type the quotation by ``'' in editor and then output a PDF file, these symbols cannot display. For example, if I want to display "Hi", the PDF will only show Hi. I know typing `` ...
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Texlipse + preview in TeXShop + SyncTeX

I'm having a LaTeX project in Eclipse, which is currently being previewed by TeXShop on a second screen (Mac OS X). The reason for such combination is that in TeXShop you can simply open external PDFs ...
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Unable to compile index using OSCOLA bibliographic style

I am trying to generate tables of cases and legislation in a document that cites legal materials. I am using the OSCOLA style for BibLaTeX which generally works well. However, I am having difficulty ...
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TexShop diacritic encoding

A newbie question. I have a number of colleagues who always use a different editor rather than texshop to edit, but use texshop to compile nonetheless. The reason I was told is that texshop corrupt ...
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Can “insert reference” function searching external file in texshop?

I am using Texshop under Lion. I am writing a thesis which contains many chapters as separated files and I use "include" in the main file. In Texshop, one can directly insert reference by ...
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Shortcut of selecting the find scope in TeXShop

Preferring the Ogrekit Find Panel, I often use the option "Replace All" with the scope "Selection", or with the scope "Entire File". Is there a keyboard shortcut to exchange between these two scopes? ...
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Re-selecting text in TeXShop

My apologies that this is no doubt a seriously dumb question but here goes ... I select a block of text in the TeXShop source window: open the "find" panel and do a "replace all" in the selection. ...
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“Show Console” keyboard shortcut in TeXShop

I am switching over from TeXworks to TeXShop on the Mac and I am finding myself missing the good ol' cmd+\ to open the Console. While I can use cmd+` to cycle around windows to get to the Console, ...
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BibTex error: Can't find any citations, bibdata or bibstyle [closed]

been writing up my thesis and everything works pretty well except for the citations and the bibliography. I am using a Tex file that is split up into different parts which I include using the \input ...
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Chinese typing on mac

I want to type Chinese with latex. I have new installed mac OS system (English). I use texshop as IDE. And now I keep getting simsun or simhei not found error. I guess these fonts are windows fonts. ...
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Untyped character at the end of chapter

Although there is no "f" typed, there exists a "f" character at the end of the chapter when pdf is created. What can be the problem? I can't find it! Even I delete all the text, and just type a ...
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myplainnat won't work anymore

This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2012) The top-level auxiliary file: Hausarbeit_die achtzigste.aux The style file: myplainnat.bst Ôªø is an illegal style-file command---line 1 of file ...
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TexShop - Have to Turn on Auto Completion Every Time I Open the Application?

Every time I open TexShop, I have to activate the Auto Completion feature again, although I had already done that the last TexShop session. It appears really inconvenient to me - why can't I just keep ...
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pdf doesn't regenerate after upgrading mac to mavericks

I just upgraded my mac to mavericks and latex is not working anymore. Since I'm really no computer pro I have no idea how to make it work again. though everything is still there it's not regenerating ...
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pdflatex (command not found) on terminal for mac

I just started college and this is our first assignment so please be patient with explaining this to me, guys. I've been trying to compile what I made on TeXShop but all I got is -bash: pdflatex ...
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Slanted TIPA text [closed]

I'm relatively new to LaTex, and am using it to write my linguistics thesis. I started out in TexShop. Although the TIPA faq says you can't use italics with TIPA, this seemed to be working fine. Now ...
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Error Updating TexShop

I am currently running TeXShop Version 2.47 on OSX 10.9.2, and whenever I click TeXShop > Check for Updates, I receive the message "An error occurred in retrieving update information. Please try ...
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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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How to use arara with TeXShop

I try to use arara with TeXShop on my Mac, but I don't understand some steps either javascript, probably because of my english & my programer level. I create first the arara.engine in the ...
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How to create the .latexmkrc file

I only started with latexmk & I feel ridiculous because I can't create the .latexmkrc file… I'm using TeXShop on OSX 10.9 & when I try to create the file, Mac says : "It is impossible to use a ...
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TeXShop, BibDesk, URLs not shown and extra citation numbers?

I am using TeXShop and BibDesk on Mac and even though I add "webpage" entries to BibDesk, they don't show up in TeXShop. Also, I get these extra citation numbers at the end of my document: when I ...
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Biblatex - Undefined control sequence when reading bibtex-file

I get hundreds of these errors when I'm trying to compile a bibliography: ./Megumi oppgave.aux:57: Undefined control sequence. l.57 ... Morgen}}{{Aftenposten Morgen}}{{\APACyear ...
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Use american english as standard in LaTeX [duplicate]

My latex editor (TeXshop, macbook) always uses UK english. I can change this but then next time I restart LaTeX it is the same problem again, UK english. How can one permanently change to american ...
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command is not defined, fresh installation [closed]

I want to learn LaTeX and so I downloaded MacTeX, as I read that this would be the nicest solution for a Mac I am using. Well, I opened TeXShop and inserted following source code: \begin{document} ...
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What does Biber's Abort Trap 6 mean?

I'm trying to use biber/biblatex for the first time and have run into some problems. When I invoke biber on my document from inside TeXShop, the process appears to hang with the following appearing ...
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Bracket extending on two lines

I need to write something like this in latex: I can use \Big\{ or \bigg\{, but the problem is that all I write next goes on a single line. I need to embed the bracket into two lines, how to do ...