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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.
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all-in-one-engine for TeXShop

I am trying to write my 'Matura work' for school in LaTeX. Therefore I am using MacTeX and TeXShop and normally it works fine. But I am really annoyed with running all these different engines like ...
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Spellchecker does not recognize amsmath commands such as \cdot, \binom

Why are basic amsmath commands like \binom and \cdot treated as if they are misspelled in the TeX editor? I have included the amsmath package, and the code works fine. I'm curious as to why those red ...
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\storeglosentry --> Undefined control sequence

I am trying to write a report for school in LaTeX. Therefore I am using MacTeX and Texshop and normally it works pretty fine. But at the moment I have some trouble with the glossary package: ...
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How can I compile different .tex file on click on typeset in TeXShop? (MacTeX 2011)

My problem is that I want to have different .tex files for the preamble, the presentation aroundings (my target is a beamer PDF file) and the content of the presentation. Mostly I'll be working on ...
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In TeXShop, is there a directive to select biber or BibTeX on a per-document basis?

As in the title, I'd like to be able to select whether TeXShop uses biber or BibTeX in the document rather than using the command line or changing the default in the TeXShop preferences. For TeX ...
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Invoking makeindex for nomencl

I have spent many many hours failing to implement nomencl for my PhD thesis. The problem seems to be with invoking makeindex and creating the .nls file I keep reading that I must invoke makeindex or ...
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How can I install uarial.sty on a mac?

I'm using TexShop (2.43 on 10.6) to manage LaTeX, but have the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File 'uarial.sty' not found. I tried to use the approach in this question with \usepackage{listings} ...
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“xelatex: Command not found.” on network installation

I installed a TeX Live 2011 distribution on a network drive, actually an Apple Time Capsule. Even though normal TeXing with LaTeX (via pdfTeX) in TeXShop works fine, when I try to use the %!TEX ...
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What are the advantages of TeXShop over TeXworks?

The TeXworks homepage states that "It is deliberately modeled on Dick Koch’s award-winning TeXShop for Mac OS X" and it seems that today people are using both. Both are delivered with TexLive and ...
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How to prevent TeXShop from making .aux, .syntec.gz and .log while compiling? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent pdflatex from writing a bunch of files. I'm not a super-user of LaTeX, I only use it for small reports with lots of maths. I often have to do it with other ...
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Re-Indent in TeXShop

Is there something as Re-Indent (in Xcode) or Smart Indent (in Matlab) for TeXShop?
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“makeindex” in Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)

I use LaTeX on a Mac, using TeXShop. It is possible to compile an index from within the TeXShop interface, except when I have more than one index (say, people and concepts) for the same text. In this ...
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TeXShop: disabling auto bracketing?

Whenever I used an underscore it automatically adds those curly brackets to it. Now sometimes thats nice, but sometimes you really dont need this. Is there a way to disable that feature? I roamed ...
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TeXShop foreground color can't be set to desired default

Among the IDE's I've tried, TeXShop wins it for me as of now. Except for a small but very important customization: setting the foreground color. I dig through ~/Library/Preferences and find ...
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Enable PDF commenting with TexShop

I'm using TexShop (Mac OS 10.5) to typeset a manuscript and I would like to share the generated PDF with some colleagues. In the process, I would like to add some comments to the generated PDF and ...
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Fixing Quotation Marks in Large Blocks of Text

I am writing a casebook with a law professor using TexShop, and a large portion of project are legal cases, all of which have "quotes" and not ``quotes'' I know the programming difficulties of ...
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Is it possible to use an external editor with TeXShop, while keeping its sync features?

I'm not completely satisfied with TeXShop's internal editor (especially about line breaking), but I would like to keep using TeXShop for its neat visualization engine and sync features (inverse and ...
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TexShop + MacVim ?

Is there a blend of TexShop and Vim? It is supposed to combine the advantages of SyncTeX and other features of TeXShop and the power of a Vim editor.
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How do you get TeXShop to automatically insert line breaks?

As I am using version control (hg) it is convenient to have hard line breaks in my tex files. Is there a way to set up TeXShop so that it automatically inserts line breaks? (For instance, as I ...
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Indentation and line wraps in TeXShop

As pointed out in this question, in TeXShop there is no way to make source paragraphs (i.e. long lines with no hard wraps) follow source indents automatically, that is, while typing. The solution ...
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Latex text color in TeXShop

I would find it immensely helpful if my footnote text color in my LaTeX source could automatically appear different from my regular text color. As it does when you put a % before a line. That is, if ...
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TeXShop not finding Gnuplot

I'm working in TeXShop on my mac and I love it. There is one slight problem though. I use TikZ wich sometimes uses gnuplot to create it's plots. One would think that running TeXShop alone is enough ...
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How do I install CTAN packages on Mac OS with TexShop?

I run TexShop on my Mac OS 10.6. I'd like to install new packages like this: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/listings/ How do I install it? I've downloaded the zip file.
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How do I add a .sty file to my MacTeX/TeXShop installation?

I've searched online, but I have not found any clear instructions how to permanently add .sty files to my TeXShop installation. I'm using a Mac with OSX (TeXShop is a mac only program). What is the ...
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Fixing errors in citations using biblatex

I'm trying out biblatex which so far seems wonderful when it works. The process creates a plethora of files, and when I make a mistake (eg referring to a bibliographical entry incorrectly), I get to a ...