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Custom .sty directory with OSX 10.5 and pdfTeXk

I have a tex project using a custom .cls which builds in Windows 7 with TeXlipse + MikTeX. The .cls has a number of CTAN LaTeX contrib package dependencies, which I installed one-by-one with MikTeX (...
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pgfopts error when installing ytableau

I am trying to install ytableau.sty, following the directions here and here, and in the ytableau README. I am running TexShop 2.47 on OS X 10.6. Here's a walkthrough of what I've done, although I ...
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override system search path

I've installed texlive-2012 on my local user account (under linux), the system has the older version (texlive-2007) in which some packages are missing and I don't have root permission to install those ...
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What is texmf, and what is its relation to TeX?

I've just installed texlive on Ubuntu 16.04. In my system and in online resources, I keep seeing references to texmf, but I can't figure out what it is. Web search and tex.stackexchage.com search ...
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How to use a ~ in the path to my .bib file

It seems from the comments in this answer (Can I have a path argument that contains spaces?) that there is not a clear consensus on the use of ~ in the bibliography path. For me this would be very ...
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How do I query pdflatex for its package search path as well as modify it?

I am trying to install a local package draftwatermark to override an out-of-date version of the package, by applying the answer in How to have local package override default package . I have placed ...
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Mypackage on Macbook Pro

I created a mypackage.sty file using all the packages, new-commands, other command shortcuts. Instead of loading packages I just load mypackage which mostly contains everything for my needs. I ...
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Mac 10.9.4 & MacTeX (Installation of .sty file) [duplicate]

I hope you can help. I was a fairly regular user of LaTeX, only for Open University assignments (even attended a TUG course in London!!) but have had about 18 months off and returned with a new ...
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Why when using the template I get errors?

I would like to use the template for Springer journal. I have already written my article in another latex file. 1) Why I get errors when I use the template as-is (after changing its name saving it as ...
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Finding and configuring my texmf tree

I'm trying to install a new style file that doesn't come by default with LaTeX. I'm on a Linux Mint computer, and installed LaTeX with a simple sudo apt install texlive or something like that, if ...
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Can't use biblatex-chicago with clean TeX Live 2014 install; textcitedelim undefined

After a clean install of Cygwin 64-bit with TeX Live 2014 (all packages), I can no longer use biblatex-chicago cleanly. MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{biblatex-chicago} \addbibresource{...
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R to LaTeX with knitr and pandoc (error in a guide)

I want to follow the guide http://kieranhealy.org/blog/archives/2014/01/23/plain-text/ since my document http://rpubs.com/lindberg/110268 need to be pushed to latex for a better read. The tex says "...
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LaTeX for Mac (lion) 2011 - how to add cls file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a .sty file to my TeXShop installation? I'm trying to get into LaTeX and have to use a publisher provided cls file (and some tex and bst files) and try to use ...
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texmf install script doesn't work

I wanted to use the script mentioned here to install a local texmf structure on a Mac. When I click on the script, I get the message "Local texmf folder already exists," but when I click on "Take me ...

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