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TeXShop “Open Recent” menu not working

The "Open Recent" menu in TeXShop is not showing/recording any recent files. Has anyone had (or heard of) this problem before? (Or better yet, know of a solution?) The closest problem/solution I ...
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OS 10.10.5 (Yosemite) and TexShop 3.61 but TexShop no longer working and “Install Succeeded”

I am running OS 10.10.5 (Yosemite, Mac). After update to TexShop 3.6.1, TexShop no longer works. I understand that this issue would be cured by El Capitain but that is not an option for me. The last ...
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Integrating Asymptote into TeXShop

I'm trying to integrate Asymptote into my TeXShop, which I have been unsuccessful in so far. I've tried the instructions given in the document Integrating Asymptote and TeXShop for Mac OS X, but once ...
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texshop 3.62 sync not working with Mac OSX 10.11.5

Right-click 'sync' of highlighted words or phrases in TeXshop 3.62 under Mac OSX 10.11.5 has no effect, either from source or output. No errors appear, simply nothing happens. In the Typesetting ...
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How can I scroll through the pages of full-screen PDF viewer in TeXShop?

When I put the PDF viewer into full-screen mode (for example full-screen by itself or with the editor using El Capitan's split view feature, which is actually what I want to do) I can no longer scroll ...
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Auto-correction introduces spelling mistakes

With increasing frequency auto-correction is suggesting and, if not caught, automatically introducing spelling mistakes in my English or German texts. Some of today's examples are (currently working ...
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BibTex not working with TexShop when changing from version 2.43 to 3.51

I am trying to write a document in Latex (TexShop 3.51) in my MacOs with the following format: \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[papersize={16.8cm,24cm},width=...
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How come sometimes the Find window will not close?

I am running TeXShop 2.47 on a PPC Mac with OS 10.5.8. When I want to search for something in my document I press command-F and a small window opens that says Find on top. As usual there is a red ...
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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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changing TeXShop PDF search display preferences

I am using TeXShop 3.59 on a MacBook Pro. I would like to change the colour for highlighting search results in the PDF from light gray to a more discernible colour as I have great difficulty finding ...
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Separate PDF from Build files on typeset?

I'm a high school math teacher and I've been using TeX to create tests, quizzes, and worksheets. I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan with TeXShop. I created a TeX folder in my main directory and I have ...
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Unwanted comma between author and year using citet command

I've been using the biblatex package for a while, and since updating my TeX installation (post-el capitan upgrade) I have been experiencing the following. If the following is typed: Such and such ...
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I upgraded to Yosemite and package [applemac]{inputenc} no longer works propperly

I recently upgraded my OS to Yosemite and am experiencing lots of errors. I´ve been able to compile my tex files like before, with one problem: I use lots of international symbols, and they are not ...
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Pygmentize not working properly with minted package in TexShop on OS X

I am using TexShop on mac OS X 10.11.1 and I'm trying to output some Python code inside my LaTeX document. Here is an example of a document I would want to produce : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \...
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tex and pdf files disappeared after the error 'I can't write on file'

I am in a really weird and frustrating situation. I hope there is someone can help me. I just opened and compiled tex file which worked perfectly last time, but it suddenly shows the error that I can'...
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Texshop does not produce PDF files from Eps files

My Texshop works properly in compiling my tex file, until I add a new eps file to my tex file. Then I receive the following error: Error: Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input: gs -q -dSAFER - ...
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Shortcut for making pdf in Texshop

I just downloaded Texshop and I do not if it exist keyboard shortcut for making pdf. I worked in Texmaker and there, when I wanted to look at pdf version of the document, I did "ctrl+F1" and the ...
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Why does applemac inputenc not work anymore for umlauts?

In order to type umlauts in latex (with Texshop) like e.g. 'ä' I used to be able to just add \usepackage[applemac]{inputenc} at the beginning of my .tex file and I'd be able to compile umlauts. ...
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Configuring MacTeX2015, TeXshop and external style files on El Capitan

We published a book with MITPress 15 years ago, typeset in LaTeX on a NeXT, and now we want to write an updated version of it. I've barely used LaTeX since then. We're using TeXshop on a new Mac (I ...
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TexShop, El Capitan, Latex does not work [duplicate]

I upgraded my system to El capital. My TexShop does not work. Can anybody suggest what I have to do?
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TexShop does not work with El Capitan

I have upgraded to El Capitan. The TexShop does not work. I understand that it has to be upgraded . I prefer to stay with TexShop and not instal MACTEX-2015 + Can anyone give me some instructions?. ...
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texshop does not generate pdf, only dvi

I have had no problem with texshop generating pdf files until I tried a new template today. When it compiles, texshop only generates dvi, not pdf. Any clues or suggestions? I clicked "typeset" with ...
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Importing Mathematica code in TexShop

I am using TEXShop on my Mac and I need to import some Mathematica input and output to TEXShop. I did some research on the internet where I found some useful tools that could help but I did not find ...
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TeXShop Paste Spreadsheet Cells macro does not work with special characters

Texshop (3.61) menu: Macros -> Paste Spreadsheet Cells does not work when the original Excel spreadsheet has special characters and diacritics. This is the code I use in the beginning: \...
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Command + T is not working in TeXShop

The following screen comes out when I press CMD+T in TeXShop. I am using OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan.
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Is there a TeXShop Macro to make selected typeset text a certain color?

Suppose I have the following code snippet in my *.tex document (src ;-) ): Dolorem ipsum color sit amet. I'd love to be able to select part of that text (e.g. color), do something quick and ...
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Nomenclature; running makeindex

I'm new to LaTeX and have been struggling with generating a nomenclature, for several hours... I have tried to follow this instruction: http://cs.brown.edu/about/system/managed/latex/doc/nomencl.pdf ...
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Default to Single Window Mode in TeXShop

Is there a way to ensure that TeXShop always opens in single window mode? EDIT: I've been asked to explain how this is not a duplicate of this question but in truth, I don't see what they have in ...
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TexShop 2.47 on iMac9,1 mac os 10.6.8 does not see the pgfplots package

I have just started to study pgfplots. I am using three macs: two MacBooks and an iMac, all running Snow Leopard (10.6.8). TexShop uses pgfplots without troubles on my MacBooks, but on my iMac it ...
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TexShop entry in “open with” on Mac OS X

I'm aware this is a question concerning Mac OS X and TeX, but I guess people here already had similar issues. MacTeX comes with TexShop. However, if I right klick a .tex-file, this editor doesn't ...
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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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Sudden error in TeXShop: “I found no \bibdata” and “I found no \bibstyle”

I am new to LaTeX, so apologies for any naivety. I am working on a project and report and was adding a new reference when suddenly the BibTeX report console produced this: This is BibTeX, Version 0....
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How to change “and” to ampersand, & in citations using BibDesk? [duplicate]

So I have TeXShop for mac, and this comes with BibDesk. Have used BibDesk to create a database with all my references in, and am using this with TeXShop in my LaTeX document. My advisor wants me to ...
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How to set the theme of editor in MacTex to ambiance?

The editor theme of editor window is very annoying, and not suitable for long work. For example, but I like the ambiance theme how can I change the original theme to it?
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How to get TeXShop to ignore LaTeX commands when spell checking

TeXShop is showing a spelling error (red dashed underline) for almost every LaTeX command. There must be a way to disable this so I can only check the spelling of my content. Example screenshot:
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Compiling a file in Mac works fine. Comping it in Windows fails

I am compiling a document successfully, on Texshop on Mac. When I send my document to my supervisor, he cannot compile the document. He receives the error I could not find Mybibfile.bib database. It ...
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Changing the typeset hotkey in texshop

I was wondering whether there is a way to change the typeset hotkey in texshop for mac from CMD + T to something such as CMD + D. I have been looking for it but found no results, does anyone know of ...
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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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Need to restart TeXShop to use XeLaTeX

I have a document that must be compiled using XeLaTeX. If I open TeXshop and compile this file first, everything is fine and it works. However, if I open a different file that is normally compiled ...
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TeXShop not invoking biber with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I installed current MacTeX version (20150613) and then updated TeXShop to most recent version, Version 3.61. In the BibTeX engine setting, I wrote biber, and in the document I additionally have: %!...
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Biber needing root access? [duplicate]

I've been using Biber with TexShop in my Macbook Pro for a while and I've never had problems with it. However, today I tried to complied a document with the bibliography macro on TexShop and I got ...
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Custom templates disappearing in TeXShop

I have a custom template that I use for typesetting my homework assignments in TeXShop. Following the steps outlined in this post, I added this template to the directory of stored templates. However, ...
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Texshop memory leak (every texing increases memory usage) [closed]

so I'm having precisely the issue described here: https://sourceforge.net/p/texshop/bugs/87/ I'm using TeXShop 3.58 on a Macbook pro running El Capitain. Roughly speaking, I'm working on my thesis (...
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TeXShop “show console” preference not saving

I'm using TeXShop Version 3.61 on El Capitan 10.11.2 and when I change the "show console" item in preferences to "when error occurs," it will not save after I restart the app. Other preferences do ...
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xelatex: command not found

I upgraded my Mac to the OS X EI Capitan a few days ago. And now TeXShop is not working. When I try to typeset it, the console shows the following error: xelatex: command not found. Following a ...
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pdfLaTeX for MaTeX in TeXShop on Mac

I use TeXShop on my Mac and want to use MaTeX in my Mathematica documents (including an electronic book I'm writing). However, MaTeX requires pdfLaTeX, which is not part of the TeXShop suite of files....
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MacTeX-2015, TeXShop, Run Macro/Applescript/Bibliography and receive error message: “### FAILED to generate /tmp/altpdflatex.etc”

Novice user here. Use Mac Os El Capitan, MacTex-2015, TexShop; Publisher does not support pidflatex and requires figures to be in EPS; Typeset settings: LaTeX, TeX and DVI; Bibliography: Natbib. ...
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How to enable suggestions for autocompletion of commands?

In TexShop, you have to keep pressing Esc until you find the correct command for autocompletion. Is there a way to list them while typing, like in TexMaker?
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Bibliography using bibtex [duplicate]

I have a .cls file with the following lines relevant to bibliography: % \tableofcontents: \def\contentsname{Contents} % \listoffigures: \def\listfigurename{List of Figures} % \listoftables: \def\...
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Can you have the preview open while writing in TexShop?

I'm new to this and I'm trying to write a document in TexShop. I keep needing to check my work as I go but to do this I have to save my code, close the window, reopen TexShop, then use the Open for ...