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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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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 ...
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Automatic IEEE referencing generator in LaTeX style?

Is there an automatic reference generator that produces citations in LaTeX style that I can use ? I want to use IEEE Citation Style. I have over 50 references that need to be cited, but typing them ...
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Undefined Control Sequence. 1.60 \@writefi

Im having this weird error that says: Underfined Control Sequence. 1.60 \@writefi I can press [s] on the command line and the message is ignored, and the code still runs ... What can be causing ...
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Does TexShop automatically saves when you Typeset?

I always seem to compile the code but forget to save. Albeit I do save every now and then, but I want to know if it automatically saves when I compile the code, just incase my laptop hangs or ...
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Easy way to calculate word-count in Latex for Mac? [duplicate]

I am using TexShop and was wondering if there is an easy way to find the wordcount in a document ? The way I do it now is copy and paste the PDF document into Word to calculate the word count. Is ...
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Use Mac's Preview to display PDF files from TexShop? [closed]

I am sure there is a simple way to do this but my internet search yielded nothing .. I prefer using Mac's Preview to display PDF files rather than TexShop's internal PDF viewer. TexMaker has an ...
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Table skipping section?

I have one main section along with 5 subsections. One of the subsections has a table that cannot fit in half a page, and hence needs to be fitted in the next one. However, the table skips all the ...
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Format fonts and individual cells in Tables?

Is it possible to directly modify the fonts in a table ? For example I have : \begin{tabular}{ |l|l| } \hline \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Table of Bla } \\ \hline test & test2 \\ yes & ...
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Limit a section to a number of pages?

Is there a way I can limit a section to a specific number of pages ? For example, I am currently in a section that must not exceed two pages, however I have not completed the previous section, so I ...
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A LaTeX editor between TexShop and Texmaker for Mac OS?

I was using TexShop for a while due to its simplicity. But recently discovered Texmaker which makes it so much easier to type common functions (auto completion) and double compile before exporting as ...
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Automatic completion of common functions in TeXShop?

Is there a way to allow TeXShop complete common functions to avoid typing the same word multiple times ? For example, when you type \sub , TeXShop would automatically provide options to complete ...
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Need to Typeset twice for correct compile?

Whenever I press CMD+T in TexShop, the PDF created is not always updated correctly. I usually have to re-compile it to update the Table Of Contents and other changes I have made. How can I fix this ? ...
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TeXShop auto-deletion of certain groups of pasted in characters

For my LaTeX equations I use Mathtype's excellent capability of copying equations as TeX code. My minor problem arises when I want numbered equations in LaTeX and also want to type the equation in ...
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Why does TeXShop add a dot after autocomplete

Why does TeXShop add a dot after auto-completing an environment? An example is shown in the following image: I'm referring to the dot after \end{itemize}. If I don't delete it pdflatexmk can not ...
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Babel not working on OS X? [closed]

I'm using a MacBook Air, with OS X, and I have great difficulties in using Latex in my native language (serbian). If I use the standard babel package in TexShop: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...