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Pdf sync with TeXShop

I am using TexShop on a Mac OS X Lion. I can sync between the pdf file and the tex file by a right click on "Sync" on the mouse. My question is the following: Is it possible also when I compile a ...
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Configuring paths to TeX Live for TeXShop [closed]

I recently installed TeXShop, and proceeded to write some code and tried to preview it. Unfortunately, I got an error message: Can't find required tool. /usr/texbin/simpdftex does not exist. ...
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Lao, Vowels, XeLaTeX, fontspec

Can anyone see an error here? I'm using \newfontfamily{\L}[Script=Lao]{Lao Sangam MN} to switch to Lao, then using \L{ວຽງຈັນ}, but getting ວຽງຈ ັນ in the PDF. No luck in other fonts (all ...
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Configure TeXShop to run a script on the document before typesetting

Is it possible to configure TeXshop to automatically run a script on a document at the beginning of the typesetting process? I am interested in having the application run a python script on the ...
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Why can't TeXShop find pdflatex? [closed]

I have a MacOSX 10.7. I wanted to install MacTeX (2012) on my Mac. But after installing TeXShop could not compile a simple Text. I used a former version of MacTeX on my Tiger Systems for which it was ...
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TeXShop is not compiling [closed]

I installed MAC OS X 10.6.8 some weeks ago. Whenever I compile .tex file the following message turns up: "Can't find required tool. usr/textbin/pdflatex/simpdftex does not exist. Perhaps ...
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Automatically “Trash Aux Files” after successful typesetting in TeXShop

Is there some way to automatically fire the "Trash Aux Files" command after successful typesetting in TeXShop, without manual action on the part of the user?
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Custom pygment lexer doesn't work in TeXShop or TeXworks [closed]

I wrote a lexer for pygments and it works well from the console. However when I use TeXShop or TeXworks I get the following error: (/usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/latex/ae/omsaer.fd)Error: ...
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Using Sweave and XeLaTeX

I'm doing a report that is heavy in R but also would like to use system fonts, so I was hoping to be able to use Sweave and XeLaTeX. My preferred tex editor is TexShop (Mac 10.7), but it seems to ...
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installed package not running

I have TexShop installed on my Mac and I need to use the Slovak language in my LaTeX documents. Through the TexLive Utility, I found out that I have collection-langczechslovak installed, but when I ...
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How to open TeXShop remotely the command line

How would one open TeXShop, say, via command line using ssh and X-forwarding?
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TeXShop gives “(null) does not exist” error when compiling postscript [closed]

Mac: 10.7.3 TeXShop version: 2.47 When I try to compile .tex into a Post Script file, TeXShop gives me an error as follows: (null) does not exist. Perhaps TeXLive was not installed or was ...
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Does TeXShop for Mac have key bindings?

There's a Macro's and Key Binding option in the Preferences Menu, but the only way to utilize these macros is to click through the menus. How do I get the good ol' classic Ctrl+B -> \textbf{} ...
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TeXworks and Command Line Compilation ok, But TeXShop yields different result

Background: As per my earlier question, Can't get real currfile if used in precompiled .fmt file, I am trying to speed up compilation by generating a .fmt file. The example below tests that the ...
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Where would I find ua1.zip?

I'm using TeXShop Version 2.47, and I know from having written a twenty page document last year using apa6e (which I typeset again with no problem today) that this system is in a functional state. ...
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running texshop? [closed]

I just downlodaded MacTeX from website below for my Mac Osx 10.6.8: http://www.tug.org/mactex/2009/ I am trying to run some older .tex files and they won't run, the message is: Syntax error Do ...
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Can you force the “move-by-word” keyboard shortcut to count \, $ and braces as part of the word? [closed]

I'm using OS 10.6, and I like to use the option-arrow command to move forwards and backward one word at a time. But one thing is annoying to me: If the cursor is here: \command ^ ...
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How to use GNU Plot to plot diagrams in TexShop

hope anyone can help with this... I have a very basic knowledge of TeXShop, but I need to plot some functions on it, say y=x. I learnt that this can be done by installing GNU Plot and writing in ...
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Biber Compilation Error, Redux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Engines of Tex-Editors and Biber/Biblatex Encountering a problem discussed a few months ago (see Dummies Guide to Biber) but this time unable to resolve. MWE as follows, ...
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Texshop grammatic correction [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Grammar-checking tool for use with LaTeX? As a non-native English speaker, I would like to know if there is a grammar correction software available for TeXShop (Mac OS). ...
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Script to delete a command and associated curly braces from source in TeXShop?

When I'm editing the source in TeXShop, I often find that I want to remove emphasis from a word or phrase. But deleting the \emph from the beginning of the word and the {} surrounding it is a bit more ...
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Citing a Reprint of an Article in BibTeX

How do I cite a reprint of a given article? I want to cite the postscript of Lewis's Counterpart Theory & QML which only appears in his Philosophical Paper vol. 1. I have the info in my bibtex ...
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Use TeXShop Preview window when different output-dir is set

In TeXShop, under Preferences -> Engines I have modified the LaTeX command by adding -output-dir=/tmp. All of my auxiliary and final output files end up in this directory instead of where my source ...
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How to run PSTricks in TeXShop

Why can't I run the following command in my TeXShop? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} \psset{algebraic=true} \pspicture(-2,-0.5)(2,2) ...
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Are there any input assist tools in TexShop like the one in WinEdt?

By "input assist tools", I mean the graphical interface in WinEdt with tabs like 'symbols','Greeks','maths'.
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Getting started with Greek and Hebrew in LuaLaTeX

I am typesetting a 17th century English theological document that uses a smattering of Greek and Hebrew. I am using LuaLaTeX with TeXShop on the Mac. Is LuaLaTeX up to the task? If so what are the ...
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BiBTeX: I couldn't open file name 'myBib.aux'

My article paper.tex compiles fine, but myBib.bib doesn't. $ pdflatex paper.tex $ bibtex myBib I couldn't open file name `myBib.aux' I happen to be using TeXShop, but the command line is ...
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How to use modernCV for creating resume in Mac OS X 10.6?

I referred multiple sources but nothing is working out. Used TeXShop and it did generated PDF after clicking on "Typeset". I am missing out something , please help!
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Dummies Guide to Biber

I've spent a good deal of time searching the forum and couldn't find a user-friendly guide to citations with biber using TeXShop or TeXworks on a Mac. I'd like to successfully reproduce a slightly ...
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TeXShop command line arguments

Is there, somewhere, some documentation explaining what arguments TeXShop accepts when started, for example with the shell command "open" on mac os X? My specific problem is that I would like to be ...
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Workaround for TexShop and multibib

It looks there is a problem with TexShop and multibib package. multibib package expects that you do bibtex xxx where xxx is your own newcites. However, when using TexShop it looks like it only does it ...
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Texshop maximizing and minimizing windows in structured document

I hope this is not out of scope of tex.sx: I use the version 2.46 of TeXShop (with Lion) and I recently started structuring my document in various scripts linking them to the main .tex file with the ...
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Can I still compile without saving first?

I just upgraded my LaTeX package. Previously, if I were to make a change in the document and subsequently hit "typeset," the change would automatically be reflected in the preview, and the document ...
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TeXShop: Force spaces instead of tabs

Is there a way to make TeXShop insert an arbitrary number of spaces when I press the tab key instead of inserting a tab? This functionality is in TeXnicle and I really like it, but TeXShop is my ...
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Creating an engine in TexShop for nomenclature

I am following this guide to create an engine-file for TexShop to facilitate the use of the nomenclature package. However, after invoking the engine, it does not happen anything at all - I get no ...
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Move .tex files from TeXlipse to TeXShop

I am a newbie at LaTeX/TeXlipse/TeXShop. I am currently writing a LaTeX document using TeXlipse plugin in Ubuntu. Due to hardware issues on the Ubuntu machine I need to port the .tex files to TeXShop ...
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SyncTeX functionality in TeXShop and TeXworks

I have a LaTeX source code compiled with synctex=1. If I open it in TeXShop and I can click in the viewer on a certain word then I am navigated exactly on the word in the source code. By contrast, if ...
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Font installation in TeXShop on a Mac

I apologize for this being an extremely naive question, but I just can't seem to wrap my head around what the sources I've consulted so far are saying. I'm writing a Beamer presentation in TeXShop, ...
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Seminar environment plus psfrag plus TeXshop — I can't get all three to work together

A while ago, I discovered that TeXshop has trouble with producing slides that overflow the right margin in the seminar environment. I found a solution in this thread on latexcommunity -- use pdftex ...
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TexShop and pdflatexmk: “env: perl: No such file or directory ”

on my (almost) freshly installed Mac with MacTex my TexShop cannot run the *mk scripts because of this error: "env: perl: No such file or directory " This is obviously a configuration issue with ...
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Syntax: De-highlighting Certain Commands in TexShop

There seem to be commands of various quality. A command like \section has some structural effects and differs considerably from commands like \dots or author-defined shortcuts (for example \eg for ...
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Engines of Tex-Editors and Biber/Biblatex

Today I detected that biblatex, biber or whatever is responsible for citations and bibliography does not work correctly on my tex-files. I can think of two reasons for it: Maybe my engine-file (I am ...
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Kile vs WinEDT vs TexShop

Question 1. When I type \begin{document} What keyboard shortcut can I use to so TexShop/Kile/WinEDT will automatically type the following: \end{document} Question 2. How to do the following in ...
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TeXShop doesn't remember file encoding

I am aware that this might not be the ideal place please move/close this if so. So since yesterday I run into the following problem: I use \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} and \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} in ...
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How to customize the default xelatex command in TexShop for OSX

I am trying to make use of the minted package for source code highlighting, and am running into an error telling me I need to install pygmentize combined with an message regarding the --shell-escape ...
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TexShop - Command Down

The quick-key "Command-down" (⌘+↓) in TexShop works like an "end" (End) key on my Mac, and brings me to the end of the document whenever I accidentally hit it. This is driving me nuts. Is there any ...
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Bypass % !TEX TS-program =

Some LaTeX editors (TeXShop and TeXworks, for instance) allow a special comment line to define a default engine to use with a current document, like this : % !TEX TS-program = pdflatex It's really ...
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makeglossaries hangs waiting for input on mac

I'm very new to Latex so apologies if this is a newbie question. However I have looked around online and can't find an answer. I'm trying to compile my file in TeXShop (on mac) using the following ...
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How to change my default TeX editor under Mac OS X? [closed]

I'm using Mac OS X and the default tex editor is TexWorks, but I want to utilize TexShop as the default one.
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How to change the font of my TeX editor on Mac?

I use an editor named TeXShop, but there appears to be no choice for the font in this editor. The font here is not for appearing in the final pdf file, but the font in the editor when I type.