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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 ...
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Bibliography resources not printed [closed]

I am using biblatex to display the bibliography. I added this code after \documentclass: \usepackage[style=numeric]{biblatex} \addbibresource{Bibliografia/bibliografia.bib} Before the end of the ...
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TeXShop: Change Stationery location

How can I change the folder in which the stationery files are placed? (By 'stationery' I mean templates, sorry for the confusion. The former is the TeXShop terminology.) I have several systems linked ...
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TeXshop: Warning: Drivers other than `pdftex.def' are not supported [duplicate]

I'm currently writing a draft scientific article using TeXshop 3.11 and I'm having problems getting my .eps files into the draft. The template from the Scientific Journal uses dvips with graphicx as ...
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LaTeX Error: File 'ashmath.sty' not found [closed]

I am using TexShop on Mac OS X Mavericks, I need to type mathematical formulas and greek symbols like \omega. I try to include the ashmath package from TexShop (using PdfTex): \usepackage{ashmath} ...
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cross-reference auto-completion in TeXShop

I use TeXShop 3.26 and have a root tex file and every chapter in a separate file. When I use the auto-completion feature for the ref command I only get the labels defined in the same file. Is it ...
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Jumping to previous position in TeXshop

I would like to be able to "jump to the previous position" of the cursor in TeXshop. This is useful for scrolling up, checking the name of a label, and then jumping back to where you were editing. How ...
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Subparagraph between two pages is not aligned correctly

I have a tex book document, containing chapters, sections, paragraphs and subparagraphs. The subparagraph that you see in the code is inside a section. The problem is that if the subparagraph is ...
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Cannot recognize macthesis document class

I am writing in LaTeX using TexShop on Mac OS X. I've found that there is a class named macthesis, following a tutorial on You Tube. So I tried to compile this document: \documentclass{macthesis} ...
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Bibliography using Texshop and Mendeley export

Latex does not seem generate any bibliography. I use the minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{plain} \citet{Blavatskyy2011} \bibliography{library} ...
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Problem with “hat” and keybinding in TeXShop

In TeXShop i have made key bindings. Here's an example: input: ^ , output : ^{#INS##SEL#} So the idea is when i write e^e in the editor it should type e^{e}. Instead it types eê. Is there a way ...
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The macro 'Bibliography' in Texshop [closed]

Apparently the macro 'Bibliography' does not work properly when one compiles with the option 'Tex and DVI'. It seems to work only with pdftex. How to fix this ?
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How can I get TeXShop to pick up the right font, and sharply? [closed]

I am running TeXShop on a Mac, and formatting a document for Electronic Communications in Probability. I have used their tex source to produce their sample document, available in step 1 here. I ...
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How would I cite a dataset from BibDesk on Beamer presentation?

I manage my bibliography using BibDesk on Mac OS X. I have a presentation using Beamer on which I would like to include some bibliographies. I am using TeXShop to do that. What I know is that I ...
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Aquamacs opening TexShop viewer instead of Skim

When I click View in Aquamacs after clicking Latex, it opens TexShop and a TexShop viewer. I want it to open Skim. I have set preferences to Skim as per other posts on this site. This behavior happens ...
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I can't integrate asymptote with TeXShop

I'm trying to use Asymptote with TeXShop on Mac OS X 10.8.5. I'm attempting to follow the instructions given at http://asymptote.sourceforge.net/TeXShopAndAsymptote.pdf I got through step 2, but when ...
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TeXShop cannot print hello world

I'm running TeXShop on a mac. My latex environment somehow has somehow stopped working and can no longer even print hello world. Here's my complete latex document: \documentclass{article} ...
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TeXShop search not working for multiple file source

I am using TeXShop 3.26 under Mavericks. I have SyncTeX selected as the sync method. Searching works both ways in general (source to pdf and pdf to source). However, when editing a multifile source ...
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Start an external program from Beamer' presentation using PREVIEW Mac [duplicate]

I would like to be able to START or RUN an external program from within the presentation by clicking a link, using PREVIEW. Is this possible using Beamer package ? I am using Mac OS X Snow Leopard ...
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autocompletion in Texshop 3.18

I can not find the autocompletion.plist in the Texshop 3.18. Is there another way to redefine the autocompletion for this version?
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Trashing Beamer aux files in TeXShop

When asked to "Trash Aux Files” after typesetting a Beamer presentation, TeXShop does not remove .nav and .snm. Is there a way to tell TeXShop to remove those files as well? Is there a user-editable ...
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How to use Xindy with TeXShop/LaTeX Mac OS X (error: sort åäö in index)

I am new to LaTeX since a year (old man trying...) and have some problem with index. I write in Swedish and the letters "å ä ö" are sorted wrongly in the index. (äåöabc...) Otherwise the indexing ...
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TexShop does not save my file when compiling

I have TeXShop 3.26 running on a MacBook Pro with MacOS 10.9.1 and the TeXLive-2013 distribution. Since a few days ago (after I updated to Mavericks) TeXShop does not automatically save my file when ...
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How to go to a particular line in TeXShop?

I want to edit the output PDF file, but it is difficult to find the correct place in the source editor. What is the keyboard shortcut to jump from a place in the output PDF to the corresponding place ...
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How to get TeXShop to ignore LaTeX commands when spell checking

TeXShop is showing a spelling error (red dashed underline) for almost every LaTeX command. There must be a way to disable this so I can only check the spelling of my content. Example screenshot:
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Font Change Doesn't Show in TeXShop

I'm extremely new to TeX. I'm currently using TeXShop 3.26 on OSX Mavericks. I've located the font change menu under preferences, however, after choosing my desired font, the changes only show up on ...
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Change selection color in TeXShop

I'm working with TeXShop (Mac OS) and I want to change the color of text selection. If I want to search for special words with CMD+F, the program highlights the text in a light gray color... Every ...
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Latexian vs. TexShop [closed]

I've recently started using LaTeX and have been using Latexian on my Mac, a program which offers a live preview of the document. However, I've head that TexShop is a superior program. What is better ...
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Put projects into OS X bundles

I’m still looking for the solution to a question asked in 2010: Under Mac OS X, but staying compatible with other operating systems, I want to hide the mechanics. Please note: I do not want to delete ...
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neither TexShop nor TexWorks compile [closed]

I just bought a new macbook pro and transferred everything from my previous laptop here. Neither TexShop nor TexWorks can even compile the basic tex templates (such as article or amsart, the error is: ...
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TeXShop Flashmode does not refresh

I'm using TeXShop (v3.26) and I've just downloaded Flashmode (v7.1.1) which I put it into /Applications. Then I followed the instructions for the TeXShop/Preferences: uncheck the „Automatic ...
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Error in latex, No Bounding box on pdf figure

I am trying to compile a document on TeXShop (on a mac). I get an error when I insert a picture from a pdf file. I get the error that bounding box cannot be determined. I looked at other answers. ...
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How to compile \nomencl in order to have a list of abbreviation?

I am quite new in LaTeX and I am using it to write my master thesis. Everything works quite fine until I wanted to make a list of abbreviations. I read most I could, including the nomencl package ...
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Can a TeXShop engine set the #PDFPATH#?

I have written an engine to run Sweave (a preprocessor) from TeXShop. It works fine on simple projects. For complicated projects (e.g. books), I might want to run the preprocessor on a chapter (e.g. ...
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TeXShop saving several unwanted files [duplicate]

Every time I save a file (having previewed it) in TeXShop, it saves five different files (.aux, .log, .pdf, .synctex.gz, and .tex). Is there a way to change the setting so that it only saves the .tex ...
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problems with biblatex and biber

I have tried to make biber to work on my machine, unsuccessfully. I have searched all over and have read all the biblatex-biber related posts, but nothing seems to do the trick. Here is a Minimal (Not ...