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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} ...
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TeXShop: (R) gets converted into circled R

I am having a bit of trouble finding a solution. When I type (R) TeXShop changes it into circled R. I changed the setting in Language & Text, disabling "Use the symbol and text substitution." ...
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Produce PostScript file in TeXShop on MacOS X

I would like to produce a PostScript file when compiling my LaTeX file on TeXShop running on MacOS X. I already tried checking the box "Save Postscript File" under the preferences->Engine tab + ...
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Auto-indentation of LaTeX Source code in TeXShop [duplicate]

Sometimes, I find it a bit hard to manually indent my code so that all the \begin{...}'s and \end{...}'s align vertically in my .tex source code. In some code development environments, I know that ...
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pdflatex cannot be found [closed]

I have read the many posts on this topic already, but I have had zero success with all of the solutions. Just purchased a macbook (OSX 10.8.2) and used the mactex package to run the standard install. ...
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Tools for editing? Redlining? (TeXShop) [duplicate]

As an editor, instructor, and collaborator, I would like to be able to make changes in TeX documents that are tracked so that the other person sees what changes were made. Word has the capacity to ...
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hide console window in texshop

I like to work with the tex on one half of the screen and the pdf on the other. How do I hide the console window (with transcription log, error report, etc) unless there is an error? And how can I ...
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How to choose bibliography location or path to be different from the default one [duplicate]

I want to change the path of my .bib file to be in a separate location, so instead of writing this: \bibliography{refh} I want it to be on any other location like this: ...
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Automatic utility for tex source indentation [duplicate]

Is there any indentation tool for (la)tex? I currently use TexShop under Mac OSX, so I can either use a TexShop plugin or a command line tool.
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Sort .bib file from within TexShop

Is there a way to sort a BibTeX file from within TexShop? For instance, I would like to have all items of type @proceedings at the end of the file, and the items otherwise sorted alphabetically (say ...
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How to change the Find Panel in TexShop? [closed]

I run a TexShop v3.11 on a Mac OSX 10.8.2. The find panel of TexShop is set to be Ogrekit in Preferences. Then I quit TexShop and reopened it. But, when I use cmd+F in my editing document, the find ...
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Run multiple commands in TeXShop typeset [duplicate]

I am a user of biblatex-mla and I wish to run the whole bibliography generation workflow with a single click of "Typeset" in TeXShop. pdflatex filename.tex bibtex filename pdflatex filename.tex How ...
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Change default color scheme to something else in TexShop

The default white background color is too difficult to work with for long periods of time. I am trying to change this color scheme to the famous color scheme "solarized" by Ethan Schoonover. I can ...
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How to run gnuplot/latex from inside texshop?

I was able to write a piece of code that drew a graph in gnuplot and then using tikz embedded that into my TeX document and run it via Texshop. I am not able to do that anymore. I need to run ...
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Flashmode and OS X Mountain Lion

I have trouble installing Claus Gerhardt Flashmode on my new Mac (Mac mini + Lion 10.8.2). I use TeXShop. Flashmode 7.0.2 does not work at all. (It worked fine with my old Mac, 10.6.8) Instead, ...
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Encoding problems (switching between Japanese and English encoding) [closed]

I seem to have messed up the encoding of my tex document in TexShop and I wonder if anyone can explain to me what's going on? I had a short document which was fine, until I needed to add some ...
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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: ...