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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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