So I wanted to use the MacFonts version of Deedy Resume, I can't find any option to do that on Overleaf , however I tried and installed TeXstudio to do so, Since being a rookie, I am having hard time to get a MacFont version like this

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How can I proceed and get that in TeXstudio or TexMaker? I have no idea how to use texmaker, save file and generate pdf for the same. Since the file extensions are of xtx, and cls. I can't do a simple things. Please help me out how can I edit and generate the pdf for the resume like this P.S - I need MacFonts

  • TeXstudio needs the LaTeX binary files I belive, as TexLive provides. Then it should be as easy as opening the directory and compiling the main tex file. – Niklas Aug 16 at 7:10
  • The .xtx file should not be a problem, as it has the same syntax as any other .tex files as far as I can see. The .cls file is just for styling the document, and uses the same syntax as other .tex files. – Niklas Aug 16 at 7:13
  • It isn't working out. I don't know how to proceed – Natasha Sehgal Aug 16 at 8:03
  • So you have TexLive installed? It should take a long time, usually takes a few hours for me.. What is the errors when you try to compile the document? You need to provide some more descriptive information. – Niklas Aug 16 at 8:09
  • I am a noobe and hence no idea about how to work offline on this I've just worked on overleaf and edited the pre defined things. Now when I am trying to update in MacOs (For macfonts) I don't know how to do that. Can you please tell me the entire procedure to do that in TexMaker? I'll be thankful to you. – Natasha Sehgal Aug 16 at 9:43

To run/compile a .tex document on a computere native instead of on online services such as Overleaf you need two things:

  1. A IDE (Integrated development environment) or a text editor.
  2. A compiler. A compiler takes the code, images and text and converts it to your chosen format (PDF, DVI, HTML, etc).
    • There are several compilers such as pdflatex, xelatex, lualatex, etc. But the most common and popular one is pdflatex. Usually the standard/pre-chosen choosen in your IDE.
    • The easiest way to obtain the compilers is to download and install packages of the latex environment. There are two popular choices that include everthing you need to compile a basic document: MiKTeX link and TeX Live link (I personally prefer TeX Live as it includes ALL packages for \usepackage{} that you will probably ever use).

So you install both the editor (which you say you have) and a compiler package such as Tex Live. When that is done and you have both of the necessary things installed so you can try to compile your document in TeXstudio (TeXstudio user manual). To compile the document there should be a play/arrow button as in the image belove.


If this does not work you look at the messages or log tabs to find out what went wrong. It will tell you if the compiler is not set up or if there is something wrong with your syntax.

If you chose a text editor to write/code your document you would have to use the terminal to compile your document, so if you are new to this sort of things stick to a IDE as TeXstudio.

  • Thank you @Niklas I am getting this error, Please help me how to proceed further. The log is here – Natasha Sehgal Aug 17 at 5:18
  • It worked finally! My problem got resolved by installing MikTex and later the error I was getting got resolved by having all the required files in the directory. Special Thanks to @Niklas for helping me out :) – Natasha Sehgal Aug 17 at 5:41

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