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How to specify the path for a package? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to have local package override default package In the (linux) server in which the basic LaTeX suite (TexLive 2009) was installed, I can run LaTeX with some basic packages. ...
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Where to put tikzlibraryarrows.new.code.tex? [duplicate]

I've downloaded the tikzlibraryarrows.new.code.tex library from source forge and can use it in the following way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} % for resizing arrow head \usetikzlibrary{...
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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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Installing a class

I created a new class file to use. I have put the .cls file in the same directory as the original cls files (report, book etc) and im 100% sure the names match. The directory for me is: C:\Program ...
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Hexagonal diagrams

I would like to draw a hexagonal diagram made up of many small equilateral triangles, and be able to label specific vertices in the diagram. In particular, something like this: But ideally rotated so ...
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How to install Beamer in Mac OS X lion?

I am brand new to LaTeX, and needed beamer package for my PowerPoint presentation. How do I install it? I have read something like this: http://www.arthurkoziel.com/2008/06/02/how-to-install-latex-...
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Install custom .cls using TeX Live in local directory

Background There is a .cls file that pdflatex should use. I have read the following How to make LaTeX see local texmf tree Per-project texmf directory Create a local texmf tree in MiKTeX How to have ...
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LaTeX can't find my .bst file. How do I show it the way?

My question is nearly identical to that posed in these: Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files? How to have local package override default package ...
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How to organize properly my LaTeX document files created in TexLive 2012 (on Windows 7)?

I've installed texlive 2012 which has two main folders: 2012 and texmf-local. To organize my documents I created a new folder I called doc under texmf-local. Up to now this has worked fine. For this ...
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LaTeX fails to find my .sty file

! LaTeX Error: File `mypackage.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) I am getting the above error message in Ubuntu 10.10. I used ...
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slashbox.sty not found after download from CTAN [duplicate]

I am using Mac OSX and when compiling using TeXShop I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File 'slashbox.sty' not found. I have downloaded slashbox.zip from CTAN and placed it in my ~/Applications/Tex ...
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Faroese language package

I am working on a project in faroese, where I need to use the localization features offered by babel. I cannot find a faroese babel package, and when searching for it, there seems to be some confusion,...
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Where does BibDesk store its BibTeX style sheets?

Where are the BibTeX style sheets that can be used by "Preferences -> TeX preview" in BibDesk? I would like to add my own.
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Eforms on Mac OS X

I am using Texclipse and TexLive. I just updated to TexLive 2011 and set my path /usr/local/texlive/2011/bin/universal-darwin however I don't have the eforms package that comes with acrotex. I ...
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How to install tkz-2d in TeXLive 2010?

How to install tkz-2d in TeXLive 2010? My directory is /usr/local/texlive/2010 but i do not know which folder to place and even how to active.
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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 ...