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merge cells using multirow package

I have the following code for a table: \bgroup \def\arraystretch{1.5} \begin{table}[ht] \textbf{\caption{My Table}} % title of Table \centering % used for centering table \begin{tabular}{ c|ccc } ...
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Adding shell commands to hide LaTeX Aux files after compiling in TeXShop or TexStudio

I run LaTeX under OSX, and I would like to attempt to hide all of the LaTeX helper files from the finder after compiling. It strikes me that the simplest thing to do is not to move them or delete them ...
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absolute value in numerator of fraction

I am having trouble writing a term of an equation which is fractional where only the numerator is inside the absolute value symbol. The syntax I used is: \frac{\abs{\lambda_f}}{8\pi^2} But I keep ...
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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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TeXShop on MacOs El Captain - blurry pdf

I've recently updated to el captain OS, and the pdf viewer is coming up blurry. There are no issues if I open the pdf file in Preview directly, only the Preview pdf viewer in TexShop. I have ...
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TeXShop compilation issue on Mac OS El Capitan. Complete uninstallation and re-installation did not fix the problem

I am a basic user and sorry if I miss to state some important facts. I have similar problem raised here and also in many other pages. First, I followed the guides by Herbert Schulz, didn't work for ...
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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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permanent preamble in bibdesk-texshop

I use TexShop as my bib file generator and manage it with Bibdesk (I have a mac). How do I add a command to the preamble of the bib file which will always stay there even when I update my references ...
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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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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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Integrating Asymptote into Latex

Well, I'm trying to integrate Asymptote into my TexShop, which I have been unsuccessful in so far. I've tried http://asymptote.sourceforge.net/TeXShopAndAsymptote.pdf But once I get to the cd ...
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Bibliography: letter after year when there are more than two authors

I'm having some minor issues with those bibliography entries which contain three authors or more: in the bibliography itself, it automatically adds a letter after the year (i.e. 1993b), even though ...
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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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Converting .tex file written in TeXShop (on a Mac) to .tex file which compiles correctly in TeXworks

I am currently switching from a Mac to a Windows Pc. My work on the Mac was written with TeXShop, when I open my .tex file with TeXworks (miktex 2.9) ALL letters with accents or hats are replaced by a ...
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How to use Bibulous with TeXShop?

I'm using TeXShop 3.59 for Mac OS X. If I truly want to customize my citations and/or bibliography, (I think) I want to use Bibulous. At any rate, how can I get Bibulous working with TeXShop? I ...
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how to get TexShop to auto-complete custom citation and cross-reference commands

I'd like to use a custom cross-referencing command, called \pref{}, in TexShop and have it trigger autocompletion the way \ref{} does. Similarly for a custom citation command \citepage{}. I have the ...
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Flashmode help needed

I'm using Flashmode with Texshop on my Mac. It works very well. One irritating thing is: The compiled file flashes every time a new compilation is made. Is there a way to stop it? Thanks for your ...
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Open two separate windows for preview in TeXShop

I am using TeXShop on a Mac. Sometimes, I wish to have two separate previews window for my output pdf so that I can look at, for example, page 23, when I edit page 12. I know there is a small button ...
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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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TeXShop does not compile on Mac OS El Capitan (pdflatex not found)

I am having trouble typesetting with TeXShop (using the latest 2015 version for Mac) in OS X El Capitan. When I try I get the following error message: Library/TeX/texbin /Library/TeX/texbin ...
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eps plot missing axis and legend annotation using TeXShop

I am using TeXShop v3.56 on a MacBook Pro under OX10.8.5. I have generated an .eps plot that I want to include in a paper. When I compile the document, the graph (basically a scatter plot) shows up ...
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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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Porting the Applescript tabular macro from TeXShop to Sublime Text 3?

I've recently made the switch over from TeXShop to ST3 (which has been phenomenal), but there is only one thing I wish I could do. TeXShop has a default applescript macro which allows for dialog boxes ...
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Bibliography not printing using biblatex and biber [duplicate]

I'm trying to finish my paper and the bibliography is simply not printing on the paper. I get this error: Latexmk: This is Latexmk, John Collins, 5 February 2015, version: 4.43a. Rule 'biber test2': ...
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Location of spelling dictionary in TeXShop on El Capitan

I was doing a spell check in TeXShop 3.58 and accidentally clicked on "Learn" for a word that isn't a word ("subalfgebra", in case you're wondering). I'd like to fix this by editing the dictionary ...
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`MacTeX` problem: `/Library/TeX/texbin/pdflatex does not exist` error

Like others have noted, after upgrading to El Capitan, there was a required reconfiguration for MacTeX. I completed the fix specified here: https://tug.org/mactex/UpdatingForElCapitan.pdf. So, I ...
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Suddenly TexShop won't compile anything. What to do?

I use TexShop in a Mac computer. Suddenly (after I transferred some file I compile with another program in another computer) TexShop won't compile anything. I include the picture with its message. ...
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TeXShop screen vibration when swiping to scroll down [closed]

I believe this is off-topic but perhaps someone can help me... Days ago I bought a new computer (a 2015 Macbook Pro) and installed MacTeX and TeXShop on it. One of my old habits in TeXShop is making ...
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How to compile \nomencl in order to have a list of abbreviation?

I am quite new in LaTeX and I am using it to write my master thesis. Everything works quite fine until I wanted to make a list of abbreviations. I read most I could, including the nomencl package ...
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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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How to edit TeXShop typeset program list

I never typeset with Metapost, ConTeX or Plain TeX. Is it possible to remove them from the list of programs that appear in the popup menu in TeXShop? I know I can add scripts or engines by placing ...
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“ö ü ä ß” in Latex (Mac, German, TeXShop) [closed]

It sounds simple but I have a really heavy issue with the "ö ü ä ß" in Latex. I use a template from my university, i have a mac and i use TeXShop if that matters. Within there is a packages.tex with ...
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Do we need to manually invoke pythontex? TeXShop Engine: PythonTeX with XeLaTeX

I have one problem with pythontex using TeXShop: after compiling it, I need to manually go to the terminal and call pythontex filename.pdf. Is it possible to avoid this and let TeXShop call pythontex? ...
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BibTex not working if .bib file not in the same folder

i have a weird problem that occurred suddenly out of nowhere. I am using TexShop on Mac and have a folder with my thesis chapter and then the .bib file with references separately (since they are used ...
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Why there is no Biber in TexShop as the picture shows? [duplicate]

]1 Every time, when I use biblatex, it says "you should run the Biber". But there is no Biber here.
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TeXShop - typing becomes slow when “source split” (window split) is toggled on

I need to split the source window into two while typing my document, so I toggled on the "source split" button at the top-right corner, but the typing input is apparently slowed down when the source ...
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TeXShop crash MacOS

Dear tex dot stack world, I'm a long-time TeX and TeXShop user. Approximately 1 month ago, I installed El Capitan, and afterwards noticed a TeXShop problem that I do not see discussed on the various ...
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Will I get trouble if I use packages with different encodings?

Will I get trouble if I use packages with different encodings? I'm using TeXShop, with a package in Western (ISO Latin 9), but the template file I am using with it is in Western (Mac OS Roman). ...
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Which file format should I use for LaTeX documents in TeXShop?

TeXShop gives me the option of LaTeX (with a .ltx file extension), but the sample LaTeX document I've started to learn with has a .tex extension. It all seems to work fine - does it matter? (I'm ...
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Which encoding should I use with TeXShop on a Mac?

TeXShop seems to default to 'Western (ISO Latin 9)', but a template I've been using is defaulting to 'Western (Mac OS Roman)'. I'm using a package Which encoding should I use with TeXShop on a Mac? ...
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Texshop 3.58 preview mac osx El Capitan problem

The next code \PassOptionsToPackage{svgnames, x11names}{xcolor} \documentclass[border=1cm, svgnames, x11names,tikz=true]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} ...
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How to see an animation in the PDF window of TeXShop?

I'm learning something about the ''animate'' package and I've some trouble in visualizing the result of my work. I write the code with TeXShop Version 2.47 that, after the compilation of the code, ...
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How to invoke minted with python3

I have 2 versions of Python on my machine. Version 2.7.10 can be invoked with python, whereas python3 uses 3.5.0 under the hood. I'd like to use minted with python3, which is why I installed Pygments ...
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Using TexShop, upgraded to OS X El Capitan, and the fix isn't working

I am having issues compiling in TeXShop since upgrading to El Capitan. I have searched extensively for a fix, but none of the recommended settings are fixing my problem. Here is a screenshot of my ...
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Why do I have to typeset multiple times in TeXShop?

I'm very new to TeX, writing a book (using the book document class), and using TeXShop. I understand that TeX needs to make multiple passes in order to generate all the intermediate files it needs ...
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Texshop macro for braces

How to insert \left( \right) by simply typing e.g. 'cmd+m' on Texshop. As an example: write 2+2 and then 'cmd+m' and the output is: \left(2+2\right)
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Gnuplottex and Texshop — Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input!

I'm trying to compile the following file using latex and the gnuplottex package. For some reason I'm getting this error, even though I have already enabled shell escape and /usr/local/bin/gnuplot is ...
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After El Capitan upgrade synch does not work on texshop [duplicate]

I have installed el Capitan on mac. After reinstalling TeX and TeXshop synch doesn't work. How can I fix this?
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TexShop 3.57 preview pdf problem (Mac OsX El Capitan) [closed]

I have been using TexShop without any problems for a few years now. Recently I updated to MacOS X El Capitan and LateX stopped working; I reinstalled MacTex and followed the instructions available ...
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Autocomplete with recent words in Texshop

The most recent version 3.57 seems only supporting autocomplete with a general list of possible words instead of from the words that have been typed. It was asked in an early post TeXshop and ...