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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 ...
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Why will PDFs from TeXworks not print? Will this issue ever be fixed?

I am fairly new to LaTeX, TeX etc.(I have the latest MacTeX package) and I just recently tried to print out one of my documents made on TeXworks. It would not send any data to my printer. I copy and ...
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TexShop integration with Dropbox problem

I store my .tex files in Dropbox and use a TexShop at mac in my office and WinEdt at PC at home for editing them. I leave my .tex files open (but saved) on both computers. When I come home and make a ...
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How to direct TeXShop to all all .aux files, also in subfolders, such that they can be trashed?

I am writing a report in TeXShop with a main file (main.tex) and several chapter files, which I include with the \include command. The main.tex looks as follows: % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk ...
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Where does TeXShop stores the console output?

I'm using pdflatexmk with TeXShop and I would like to search in the console output. TeXShop itself does not allow this (I even can't select the output), but I can not find a log file containing a copy ...
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Command line pdflatex vs TeXShop

In short my document is compiling without a problem with TeXShop and not at all with command line pdflatex. What is strange is that pdflatex does not recognize some basic packages, that are installed, ...
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auto-pst-pdf and TeXstudio under MacTeX

I use pdflatex to compile source files that contain EPS figures as well as PSTricks. My standard way of handling this is to use auto-pst-pdf. I have been using TeXstudio to compile files under Windows ...
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completion of math superscript/subscript in texshop

I updated to TeXShop 3.25 and have a minor problem with completion. In the previous version, typing ^ or _ in math mode, I got automatically the brackets, that is, a^ automatically gave a^{}. Now I ...
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TexShop quits on trying to close files

When I try to close a file in TexShop, TexShop quits about 90% of the time. This happens no matter how I try to close the file. E.g. close the .pdf file and the console first, close the .tex file ...
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Biblatex-Chicago in TexShop: Error: Cannot find .bib

I'm a doctoral candidate in the humanities who can claim only the osmotic tech savy that comes from living with people who know what they're doing. I'm just beginning my dissertation and hoping to set ...
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TeXShop key bindings with backticks

I wish to create key bindings in TeXShop to replace accented characters I commonly use (è, à, é, ç, etc.) with their appropriate LaTeX entries. In the Key Bindings Editor, I add the character as ...
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How can I avoid manual deletion of all helper files when I use psfrag?

I have a problem in getting pstool to work with \psfragfig. I have a folder structure that looks as follows: main.tex images/ | |-testeps.eps The MWE is shown below. All the packages ...
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TexShop opens pdf file but not the .tex file [closed]

I already changed TeXShop as the default TeX application instead of TeXworks, but I see no way of editing my .tex file using TeXShop. Whenever I double-click a .tex file, it will automatically typeset ...
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pdflatexmk doesn't run makeglossaries for glossaries package (TeXShop, OSX)

I'm trying to get the following document to work with a single run of pdflatexmk: (I've included my entire preamble to be sure) % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk ...
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BibTeX doesn't produce any .bbl files on Mac OS

I am trying to use BibTeX on my Mac to produce some simple citation references. I copied some example code from online tutorials into a .tex file and a .bib file. The first LaTeX run on TeXShop ...
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Having the input and layout side by side [duplicate]

I have just installed latex on my mac. I opened the texwork and I can type in latex script there, whenever I compile it, I will get an output. But is it possible to have the output instantly ...
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How to Change TeXShop dictionary to American English?

How can I change the TeXShop dictionary to American English?! It is set to British English! It might be the whole mac's dictionary that is being used, I am not sure. In that case, how can I change it ...
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Asymptote not showing

I have the package \usepackage[inline]{asymptote} and I am trying to display the following Asymptote figure: \begin{asy} size(200); pair A,B,C,D; A=(0,0); B=(200,0); C=(200,150); D=(0,150); ...
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Inverse search in texshop is broken — perhaps after tlmgr update

I'm a new mac user. When I tried TexShop after my fresh MacTex install, the inverse search (CMD+click from pdf to source) worked perfectly. Now it doesn't work. I suspect it stopped working when I did ...
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can't get latexmk to work in TeXShop

I'm trying to add a glossary to my book. I wanted to use latexmk to execute makeglossaries for me. I'm using TeXShop on my Mac. So I went to the TeX Live Utility and activated the latexmk package. ...
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How to input characters into XeLaTeX

How do I input the non-keyboard characters into TeXShop? My minimum working example: \documentclass{book} % Font Settings \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\myfont{C64 Pro Mono} \begin{document} ...
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help with Bibtex and TeXshop

Hi I've just switched from PC to Mac and I'm having a bear of a time getting TeXShop or TeXWorks to recognize my .bib or .bst files. I've tried a bunch of things suggested on the web, including here ...
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Problem generating bibliography using Texshop [closed]

I'm having serious problems generating a bibliography using TeXshop, and I can't for the life of me figure out how to resolve the problem. I've followed all the helpful hints I could find, and ...
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Template compiling - biber, pdflatex, makeindex required to run in order

I'm using a template called Legrand Orange Book from http://www.latextemplates.com It compiles fine with TeXShop (part of the MacTeX distribution), but I'm not sure I'm doing it exactly right. I ...
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\frontmatter causes bad text formatting

When I insert \frontmatter into my LaTeX document, it causes all of the text to be centered and in the wrong font. I'm using a template called Legrand Orange Book ...
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Texshop synctex inverse search [closed]

I'am running pdflatex from Texshop 3.18 on OS X 10.8.4 with Synctex and the inverse search is not working, meaning from the output pdf back to the source window. Command left clicking the pdf does ...
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Automatically add braces after _ and ^ in math mode with Aquamacs

In Texshop there is a very useful tool. When I type _ or ^ in math mode, the braces appear automatically. Is there an analogous tool in Aquamacs?
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TeXShop Search Window

I've just reinstalled TeXShop [and OS X]. I would like to find/replace/replaceall only within a block of selected text. I seem to recall my old version had this feature, but I can't find it now (my ...
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TeXshop and autocompletion [closed]

I have a question on TeXshop and autocompletion. In an OSX text editor (Textedit for instance) when you start writing a word and hit the esc key the uppermost words in the list proposed for ...
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Texshop and inverse search

I just updated to the latest version of TexShop and now my inverse search (from the pdf to the source) does not work anymore. Neither with command+click nor with right click -> sync. It used to work ...
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How to set the Texshop comment font to italics?

Does anyone know how to set a special font for comments in TexShop? I would like to have it in italic with gray colour. I used to use LaTex on Ubuntu and I just turned to Mac, I'm therefore not ...
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differences of pdf sync in TexShop

I have this stupid issue that bothers me. I use TexShop on two different computers, and when I command-click the source code (i.e., a forward-inverse search), each computer behaves differently. One ...
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Use new Beamer theme [duplicate]

I am sorry for the silly question, but I am new to TexShop and new to Mac as well. However, I have been looking for a solution in the last two days between the documentation .pdf and various forums. ...
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Other editors with autocompletion shortcuts similar to those in TeXShop [duplicate]

There's one particular feature I really like about TeXShop. It's the ability to type something like \bali + escand you get the entire \begin{align} structure or try typing something like \bite + esc. ...
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How do I typeset unicode characters with TexShop?

I've tried pasting "圍棋 (wéiqí)" into my editor, but after typesetting I see only "?? (wiq)" in the PDF. What do I need to change to fix these characters?
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Use multiple languages using lstset? [duplicate]

My MWE : \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[lmargin=3.81cm,tmargin=2.54cm,rmargin=2.54cm,bmargin=2.52cm]{geometry} \linespread{1.5} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{color} ...
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TexShop keeps converting apostrophes into curly ones [duplicate]

Whenever I type something such as The energy's source, TexShop changes the apostrophe into a curly one which does not print in the PDF. How can I stop future apostrophes from being changed without ...
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Simplest way to add an Appendix?

I have looked around before posting and found many different methods to do an appendix. Is there no common way to add an appendix to a {report} format paper ? The current one I use has this : ...
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My \mathcal{U} turns out to be curvy? (different than default) [duplicate]

My preamble : \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[lmargin=3.81cm,tmargin=2.54cm,rmargin=2.54cm,bmargin=2.52cm]{geometry} \linespread{1.5} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{ dsfont } ...
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Problem Bibtex Texshop no references [closed]

I'm having a problem getting references in my document using Texshop. I searched for multiple solutions and already tried them but they didn't help me. At the end of my .tex file, I wrote the ...
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Declaring a math operator with cursor placement, e.g. expected value

I'd like to declare a new math operator \ev for representing the expected value, in the form: E<.> so that it looks like the following but with an argument ...
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Typesetting and Engine settings that can help improve compile time?

Are there any specific options that I can enable or disable to improve compiling time ? I don't understand most of what is included in the settings so I can't decide on my own (new LaTeX user here). ...
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What is the best referencing tool for LaTeX?

I'm using TexShop on Mac and have a .bib file with references exported by Zotero. One disadvantage of this method is that CiteKeys where I can use in-text referencing \cite{citekeys} cannot be ...