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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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Put projects into OS X bundles

I’m still looking for the solution to a question asked in 2010: Under Mac OS X, but staying compatible with other operating systems, I want to hide the mechanics. Please note: I do not want to delete ...
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How to input characters into XeLaTeX

How do I input the non-keyboard characters into TeXShop? My minimum working example: \documentclass{book} % Font Settings \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\myfont{C64 Pro Mono} \begin{document} ...
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How to Change TeXShop dictionary to American English?

How can I change the TeXShop dictionary to American English?! It is set to British English! It might be the whole mac's dictionary that is being used, I am not sure. In that case, how can I change it ...
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can't get latexmk to work in TeXShop

I'm trying to add a glossary to my book. I wanted to use latexmk to execute makeglossaries for me. I'm using TeXShop on my Mac. So I went to the TeX Live Utility and activated the latexmk package. ...
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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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“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: (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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no border around hyperlinks with hyperref

MacTEX-2014, TeXShop 3.36.1 on Mac OS 10.9.5 -- when using hyperref I do not see the colored border that should appear around the hyperlinks in the pdf. for example, when compiled with pdflatex, the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Long paragraphs follow source indents in TeXShop

How do I make long paragraphs follow the source indents in TeXShop? This what I usually get: How do I make succeeding lines follow the indent of the first line? This is so that it would be easier to ...
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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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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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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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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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Template compiling - biber, pdflatex, makeindex required to run in order

I'm using a template called Legrand Orange Book from http://www.latextemplates.com It compiles fine with TeXShop (part of the MacTeX distribution), but I'm not sure I'm doing it exactly right. I ...
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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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Chinese typing on mac

I want to type Chinese with latex. I have new installed mac OS system (English). I use texshop as IDE. And now I keep getting simsun or simhei not found error. I guess these fonts are windows fonts. ...
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BibTeX doesn't produce any .bbl files on Mac OS

I am trying to use BibTeX on my Mac to produce some simple citation references. I copied some example code from online tutorials into a .tex file and a .bib file. The first LaTeX run on TeXShop ...
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External scripts when using TeXShop

As I wrote in this answer to my question, I decided to use a shell script in order to concatenate the bunch of .tex files and compile them. However, this way, when ever I want to compile the whole ...
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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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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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How to use arara with TeXShop

I try to use arara with TeXShop on my Mac, but I don't understand some steps either javascript, probably because of my english & my programer level. I create first the arara.engine in the ...
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How can I avoid manual deletion of all helper files when I use psfrag?

I have a problem in getting pstool to work with \psfragfig. I have a folder structure that looks as follows: main.tex images/ | |-testeps.eps The MWE is shown below. All the packages ...
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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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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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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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“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 ...