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pdflatex with TEXshop on macOS does not the same as Terminal “pdflatex filename” [duplicate]

My TEXshop gives me a error because of the known problem "can not determine size of graphic in filename.jpg" (no bounding box) So i tried several atempts to solve it. One was this Cannot determine ...
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Documentation of “%! TeX” codes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When and why should I use %!TEX TS-program and %!TEX encoding? I want to create a list of "%! TeX" codes to a documentation file for my template and want it to be as complete, ...
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What is the “!TEX option”? [duplicate]

I am using the Atom editor with the latextools package (a port of the similar one for Sublime) and I can write for example % !TEX option = -shell-escape in the begining of my document to make it ...
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General processing instructions for TeX editors? [duplicate]

Using TeXworks, I can put the following code at the very top of a TeX document: % !TeX program = LuaLaTeX % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 When TeXworks sees that, it will automatically use LuaLaTeX as ...
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Changing the behavior of the typeset button in Texworks in multiple files scenarios [duplicate]

I have a project which consists of multiple .tex files, which I am typesetting using Texworks. Clicking the source code in any file while holding the Alt key shows correctly the corresponding position ...
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Biblatex with Biber: Configuring my editor to avoid undefined citations

Running the minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @ARTICLE{example, author = {Other, Anthony Norman}, title = {Some things I did}...
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Automatically change é to \'e – most convenient setup for accented letters?

I assume this is really basic question, I'm new to LaTeX, I read a first step tutorial to get ready to write some documents but I couldn't answer my own question at this time and I really don't know ...
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A LaTeX editor between TexShop and Texmaker for Mac OS?

I was using TexShop for a while due to its simplicity. But recently discovered Texmaker which makes it so much easier to type common functions (auto completion) and double compile before exporting as ...
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How can I implement a comprehensive apa-style citation and bibliography

I am really new to LaTeX and I need a comprehensive solution for my Thesis I have this problem since two days and I couldn't find any solution in any other post. I work with BibDesk on Mac And I ...
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Using TeXShop, how to automatically compile twice or more

You all know the feeling when needing to compile twice before the desired output has been achieved. I am using TeXShop and am a bit tired of clicking on the Typeset-button, waiting for everything to ...
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TeX fails to generate output with Hebrew text: Jerusalem font metric file missing

I have MiKTeX installed on a Windows machine. I have this simple document, where I'm trying to use Hebrew: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{ucs} % package to add unicode support \...
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Does a !TEX directive exist in TeXStudio for the bibliography command?

I'm using TeXStudio (2.6.2) for all my tex documents. For my thesis I'm using biblatex, but for papers I usally use bibtex. Therefor I always have to change the configuration of TeXStudio when I'm ...
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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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Compile master file in pdflatex

I am using miktex, texworks and pdflatex to compile my document, which is in multiple parts. When compiling the main file (which includes all of the other parts using \include{}) it works fine, ...
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Errors from compiling BibTex: \citation, \bibdata, and \bibstyle not found. [duplicate]

I tried to compile the very basic example of biblatex in ShareLaTex from https://www.sharelatex.com/learn/Bibliography_management_with_biblatex in Texshop. I tried to compile first with LaTex and ...
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Is there a way to conditionally compile LuaLaTeX?

I want to make a command such that, if that command is called, the compiler is set to LuaTeX, but if it isn't the compiler is PDFTeX. Something like: \newcommand{\mul}[2]{ % If used, set compiler to ...
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How can I figure out which parameters are passed to xelatex by Rstudio?

I'm using Rstudio to create a nice pdf report using sweave and xelatex. I can process the sweave file in Rstudio, but I'm trying to wrap this into a script, so I need to figure out what parameters are ...
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My document won't typeset, i did something wrong [closed]

I accidentally tried to typeset my document by pressing shift+alt+t (mac), and i know it's only supposed to be just cmd+t, but a lot of my other key bindings are done through shift+alt+(something). ...
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How change TeXShop default engine depending on file type

How do I get TeXShop to open with a certain engine already selected when it opens a certain file type? Right now the default engine is always LaTeX, which is fine when I am opening .tex files. However ...
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When and why should I use % !Mode:: “TeX:UTF-8” directive?

I often see the following lines are included at the beginning of the tex files: % !TEX TS-program = xelatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !Mode:: "TeX:UTF-8" Directives started with % !TEX are ...
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Collaborating with biblatex

This answer says that my TeX editor (TeXstudio) is choosing a bibliography tool for me. But it seems that I have to make the biblatex backend match this bibliography tool in source code for my ...
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Is there a list of Texshop escape commands somewhere?

Completely by chance I discovered that Texshop will let you encode the encoding of your source file in a comment, overriding the editor's default input encoding. For example: % !TEX encoding = latin1 ...
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Unrecognized Command in pst-asr? [duplicate]

I'm trying to do autosegmental representation using pst-asr, but I am getting an unrecognized command error on \asr. All I've done is use the sample code from the documentation, but it still won't ...