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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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TexMaker (and TexShop) not working after installation of El Capitan [duplicate]

After having updated to Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11), I'm no more able to compile using either TexMaker or TexShop. This is the message I get from TexShop "/usr/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. TeXShop ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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BibTex error: Can't find any citations, bibdata or bibstyle [closed]

been writing up my thesis and everything works pretty well except for the citations and the bibliography. I am using a Tex file that is split up into different parts which I include using the \input ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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\frontmatter causes bad text formatting

When I insert \frontmatter into my LaTeX document, it causes all of the text to be centered and in the wrong font. I'm using a template called Legrand Orange Book ...
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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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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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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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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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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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TexShop diacritic encoding

A newbie question. I have a number of colleagues who always use a different editor rather than texshop to edit, but use texshop to compile nonetheless. The reason I was told is that texshop corrupt ...
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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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I can't use PDFlatex using apple mac! [closed]

I have recently joined the mac club and I am having trouble using pdflatex. I have installed MacTex which should have everything included but when trying to run typeset I receive the error ...
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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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Is TIKZ sending ambiguous PDF instructions that only TEXstudio understands well?

TEXstudio is the only MAC software (although not originally designed for MAC) that has a PDF viewer that renders perfectly well dashed and hatched lines drawn with tikz. What does TEXstudio do that ...
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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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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 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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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 ...