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Can somebody tell me how to add your own TeXShop templates the template list [duplicate]

I am new to laTeX and using TeXShop. I have just created a document which I would like to keep as a template to use for Lab reports. Can someone please tell me how i could add the .tex file to the ...
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Latexdiff only shows edits after creating new path [closed]

I create three .tex files, and run the following command in the terminal: latexdiff draft.tex revision.tex > diff.tex Everything runs fine and the diff.tex file originally showed my edits, ...
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authblk.sty not found on TexShop

I have the MacTex basic 2015 installed, and when I open a latex file using the command \usepackage{authblk}, TexShop says authblk.sty not found. I've also tried to change that command to \usepackage{...
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Tikzexternalize failed in pgfplots, using TeXShop

I am dealing with a picture with a very large database. I tried to turn on the --shell-escape mode and use tikzexternalize but it doesn't work. Though I have tried so many ways suggested on the ...
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Auto-correction introduces spelling mistakes

With increasing frequency auto-correction is suggesting and, if not caught, automatically introducing spelling mistakes in my English or German texts. Some of today's examples are (currently working ...
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changing TeXShop PDF search display preferences

I am using TeXShop 3.59 on a MacBook Pro. I would like to change the colour for highlighting search results in the PDF from light gray to a more discernible colour as I have great difficulty finding ...
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texshop 3.62 sync not working with Mac OSX 10.11.5

Right-click 'sync' of highlighted words or phrases in TeXshop 3.62 under Mac OSX 10.11.5 has no effect, either from source or output. No errors appear, simply nothing happens. In the Typesetting ...
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I upgraded to Yosemite and package [applemac]{inputenc} no longer works propperly

I recently upgraded my OS to Yosemite and am experiencing lots of errors. I´ve been able to compile my tex files like before, with one problem: I use lots of international symbols, and they are not ...
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Unwanted comma between author and year using citet command

I've been using the biblatex package for a while, and since updating my TeX installation (post-el capitan upgrade) I have been experiencing the following. If the following is typed: Such and such ...
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tex and pdf files disappeared after the error 'I can't write on file'

I am in a really weird and frustrating situation. I hope there is someone can help me. I just opened and compiled tex file which worked perfectly last time, but it suddenly shows the error that I can'...
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Texshop does not produce PDF files from Eps files

My Texshop works properly in compiling my tex file, until I add a new eps file to my tex file. Then I receive the following error: Error: Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input: gs -q -dSAFER - ...
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Why does applemac inputenc not work anymore for umlauts?

In order to type umlauts in latex (with Texshop) like e.g. 'ä' I used to be able to just add \usepackage[applemac]{inputenc} at the beginning of my .tex file and I'd be able to compile umlauts. ...
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Shortcut for making pdf in Texshop

I just downloaded Texshop and I do not if it exist keyboard shortcut for making pdf. I worked in Texmaker and there, when I wanted to look at pdf version of the document, I did "ctrl+F1" and the ...
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OS 10.10.5 (Yosemite) and TexShop 3.61 but TexShop no longer working and “Install Succeeded”

I am running OS 10.10.5 (Yosemite, Mac). After update to TexShop 3.6.1, TexShop no longer works. I understand that this issue would be cured by El Capitain but that is not an option for me. The last ...
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Configuring MacTeX2015, TeXshop and external style files on El Capitan

We published a book with MITPress 15 years ago, typeset in LaTeX on a NeXT, and now we want to write an updated version of it. I've barely used LaTeX since then. We're using TeXshop on a new Mac (I ...
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TexShop does not work with El Capitan

I have upgraded to El Capitan. The TexShop does not work. I understand that it has to be upgraded . I prefer to stay with TexShop and not instal MACTEX-2015 + Can anyone give me some instructions?. ...
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texshop does not generate pdf, only dvi

I have had no problem with texshop generating pdf files until I tried a new template today. When it compiles, texshop only generates dvi, not pdf. Any clues or suggestions? I clicked "typeset" with ...
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TeXShop Paste Spreadsheet Cells macro does not work with special characters

Texshop (3.61) menu: Macros -> Paste Spreadsheet Cells does not work when the original Excel spreadsheet has special characters and diacritics. This is the code I use in the beginning: \...
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Command + T is not working in TeXShop

The following screen comes out when I press CMD+T in TeXShop. I am using OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan.
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Is there a TeXShop Macro to make selected typeset text a certain color?

Suppose I have the following code snippet in my *.tex document (src ;-) ): Dolorem ipsum color sit amet. I'd love to be able to select part of that text (e.g. color), do something quick and ...
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TexShop 2.47 on iMac9,1 mac os 10.6.8 does not see the pgfplots package

I have just started to study pgfplots. I am using three macs: two MacBooks and an iMac, all running Snow Leopard (10.6.8). TexShop uses pgfplots without troubles on my MacBooks, but on my iMac it ...
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Importing Mathematica code in TexShop

I am using TEXShop on my Mac and I need to import some Mathematica input and output to TEXShop. I did some research on the internet where I found some useful tools that could help but I did not find ...
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TexShop entry in “open with” on Mac OS X

I'm aware this is a question concerning Mac OS X and TeX, but I guess people here already had similar issues. MacTeX comes with TexShop. However, if I right klick a .tex-file, this editor doesn't ...
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Sudden error in TeXShop: “I found no \bibdata” and “I found no \bibstyle”

I am new to LaTeX, so apologies for any naivety. I am working on a project and report and was adding a new reference when suddenly the BibTeX report console produced this: This is BibTeX, Version 0....
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How to change “and” to ampersand, & in citations using BibDesk? [duplicate]

So I have TeXShop for mac, and this comes with BibDesk. Have used BibDesk to create a database with all my references in, and am using this with TeXShop in my LaTeX document. My advisor wants me to ...
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How to set the theme of editor in MacTex to ambiance?

The editor theme of editor window is very annoying, and not suitable for long work. For example, but I like the ambiance theme how can I change the original theme to it?
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Compiling a file in Mac works fine. Comping it in Windows fails

I am compiling a document successfully, on Texshop on Mac. When I send my document to my supervisor, he cannot compile the document. He receives the error I could not find Mybibfile.bib database. It ...
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Changing the typeset hotkey in texshop

I was wondering whether there is a way to change the typeset hotkey in texshop for mac from CMD + T to something such as CMD + D. I have been looking for it but found no results, does anyone know of ...
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TeXShop not invoking biber with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I installed current MacTeX version (20150613) and then updated TeXShop to most recent version, Version 3.61. In the BibTeX engine setting, I wrote biber, and in the document I additionally have: %!...
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Biber needing root access? [duplicate]

I've been using Biber with TexShop in my Macbook Pro for a while and I've never had problems with it. However, today I tried to complied a document with the bibliography macro on TexShop and I got ...
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Texshop memory leak (every texing increases memory usage) [closed]

so I'm having precisely the issue described here: https://sourceforge.net/p/texshop/bugs/87/ I'm using TeXShop 3.58 on a Macbook pro running El Capitain. Roughly speaking, I'm working on my thesis (...
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TeXShop “show console” preference not saving

I'm using TeXShop Version 3.61 on El Capitan 10.11.2 and when I change the "show console" item in preferences to "when error occurs," it will not save after I restart the app. Other preferences do ...
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pdfLaTeX for MaTeX in TeXShop on Mac

I use TeXShop on my Mac and want to use MaTeX in my Mathematica documents (including an electronic book I'm writing). However, MaTeX requires pdfLaTeX, which is not part of the TeXShop suite of files....
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MacTeX-2015, TeXShop, Run Macro/Applescript/Bibliography and receive error message: “### FAILED to generate /tmp/altpdflatex.etc”

Novice user here. Use Mac Os El Capitan, MacTex-2015, TexShop; Publisher does not support pidflatex and requires figures to be in EPS; Typeset settings: LaTeX, TeX and DVI; Bibliography: Natbib. ...
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How to enable suggestions for autocompletion of commands?

In TexShop, you have to keep pressing Esc until you find the correct command for autocompletion. Is there a way to list them while typing, like in TexMaker?
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Bibliography using bibtex [duplicate]

I have a .cls file with the following lines relevant to bibliography: % \tableofcontents: \def\contentsname{Contents} % \listoffigures: \def\listfigurename{List of Figures} % \listoftables: \def\...
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Can you have the preview open while writing in TexShop?

I'm new to this and I'm trying to write a document in TexShop. I keep needing to check my work as I go but to do this I have to save my code, close the window, reopen TexShop, then use the Open for ...
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pdflatex not found on OS X [duplicate]

I just install MacTex and trying to compile my tex file with TeXShop: Can't find required tool. /usr/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. TeXShop is a front end for TeX, but you also need a TeX ...
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merge cells using multirow package

I have the following code for a table: \bgroup \def\arraystretch{1.5} \begin{table}[ht] \textbf{\caption{My Table}} % title of Table \centering % used for centering table \begin{tabular}{ c|ccc } \...
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absolute value in numerator of fraction

I am having trouble writing a term of an equation which is fractional where only the numerator is inside the absolute value symbol. The syntax I used is: \frac{\abs{\lambda_f}}{8\pi^2} But I keep ...
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Adding shell commands to hide LaTeX Aux files after compiling in TeXShop or TexStudio

I run LaTeX under OSX, and I would like to attempt to hide all of the LaTeX helper files from the finder after compiling. It strikes me that the simplest thing to do is not to move them or delete them ...
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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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permanent preamble in bibdesk-texshop

I use TexShop as my bib file generator and manage it with Bibdesk (I have a mac). How do I add a command to the preamble of the bib file which will always stay there even when I update my references ...
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Bibliography: letter after year when there are more than two authors

I'm having some minor issues with those bibliography entries which contain three authors or more: in the bibliography itself, it automatically adds a letter after the year (i.e. 1993b), even though ...
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How come sometimes the Find window will not close?

I am running TeXShop 2.47 on a PPC Mac with OS 10.5.8. When I want to search for something in my document I press command-F and a small window opens that says Find on top. As usual there is a red ...
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Converting .tex file written in TeXShop (on a Mac) to .tex file which compiles correctly in TeXworks

I am currently switching from a Mac to a Windows Pc. My work on the Mac was written with TeXShop, when I open my .tex file with TeXworks (miktex 2.9) ALL letters with accents or hats are replaced by a ...
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How to use Bibulous with TeXShop?

I'm using TeXShop 3.59 for Mac OS X. If I truly want to customize my citations and/or bibliography, (I think) I want to use Bibulous. At any rate, how can I get Bibulous working with TeXShop? I ...
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how to get TexShop to auto-complete custom citation and cross-reference commands

I'd like to use a custom cross-referencing command, called \pref{}, in TexShop and have it trigger autocompletion the way \ref{} does. Similarly for a custom citation command \citepage{}. I have the ...
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Open two separate windows for preview in TeXShop

I am using TeXShop on a Mac. Sometimes, I wish to have two separate previews window for my output pdf so that I can look at, for example, page 23, when I edit page 12. I know there is a small button ...
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TeXShop does not compile on Mac OS El Capitan (pdflatex not found)

I am having trouble typesetting with TeXShop (using the latest 2015 version for Mac) in OS X El Capitan. When I try I get the following error message: Library/TeX/texbin /Library/TeX/texbin /...