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about math equation editor on Mac OS and various export formats

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LaTeXiT only renders the bottom half of the equation [duplicate]

When I try to use LaTeXiT it only shows the bottom part of the equation, I have no idea what is causing this problem, I've searched the web about it but can't find anything related. It occurs not only ...
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MacTex 2019 graphics doesn't render properly [closed]

I just upgraded MacTex from 2018 to 2019 using HomeBrew, the graphics didn't render well(very blur compared with the earlier version, guess it is about some changes on the default graphics resolution ...
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LaTeXiT is cropping the pdf

I am using LaTeXiT (pierre chachatelier, www.chachatelier.fr) - latex equation editor for Powerpoint for mac. It's producing pdf that appear to be "cropped" on top (see attached) - I've tried already ...
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.bib contains chinese paper titles cannot compile in Latex

This is my latex settings: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts,amsthm} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} ...
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Thunderbird, LatexIt! extension - convert failed with error code 1

Since recently deleted from StackOverflow for being off topic, I would like to repost the following question (originally asked by User Фадиме Бекмамбетова): When using the LatexIt! extension for ...
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Latextit behaves crazy

I have LaTeXIt in a Mac running High Sierra. I cannot understand why a simple think like this: \theta = 2\pi does not display anything, but \theta = 3\pi does.
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Cannot change font in LaTeXIt

I use the following preamble to change the font of my LaTeX documents: \usepackage{mathspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures={Common,TeX},Numbers={OldStyle,Proportional}]{Calluna} \setsansfont[Ligatures={...
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Generating a citations list with LaTeXiT?

Is there a way to generate a citations list in LaTeXiT? This answer provides a method (in a normal LaTeX environment) for adding citations to the citation list without having them cited in the ...
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Latexit - using \displaystyle for larger inline math

I am using Latexit to generate latex for some powerpoint slides. LatexIt is an equation editor that makes it easy to generate equations and export them as PNG, PDF, SVG, etc to use in other programs, ...
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LaTeXiT 2.9.0: exporting does not work properly when the file include “/”

LaTeXiT2.9.0, macOS High Sierra. Recently, LaTeXiT2.9.0 has changed the setting of filename when you drag the formula. It was like 'latex-image-1.pdf' previously, however, now uses codes as a name, ...
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LaTeXiT: Recently lost ability to go from PowerPoint back to LaTeXiT

I have been using LaTeXiT for a few years and have many presentations in PowerPoint with embedded equations. About a month ago, I lost the ability to convert equations embedded in a PowerPoint ...
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Is there a way to write a multiline equation using the LateXiT software?

Sometimes for something simple I write in Microsoft Word, but since I still want to insert equations fast, I use the free LateXiT software on my mac. This allows me to write the equation in a latex ...
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non-square picture dimensions for a LaTeXiT circle

Running the following in LaTeXiT preamble: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[usenames]{color} %used for font color \usepackage{amssymb} %maths \usepackage{amsmath} %maths \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Display failing to update past 46th line of code [duplicate]

I'm a complete novice with LaTeX. Excuse the bluntness of this ignorant question which most likely has an obvious answer. On my LaTeXit, the display window fails to update past the 46th line of code. ...
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CircuiTikZ code generator with OmniGraffle

I just read a thread on here about generating CircuiTikz code with OmniGraffle. I downloaded OmniGraffle and followed the instructions, but was not able to generate the tex-code. My question is: Can ...
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How to install TikZ library in OSX to use in LaTeXiT?

I am trying to use TikZ library in LaTeXiT, but can't find a way to install TikZ. Below is a screenshot from LaTeXiT. Installed MacTeX and then tried to configure LaTeXiT to use pdflatex from texlive....
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LaTeXiT: increase resolution

I'm using LaTeXiT to embed equations in my Evernote notebook. The complete package that I have includes LaTeXiT, BasicTex and GhostScript, and I configured it to produce PNG bitmap images, as ...
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\pause like equations update in powerpoint [closed]

I'm doing a presentation in PowerPoint and use LaTeXiT to compile latex formulas into pdf and pasting them into the presentation. I want some formulas to appear chunk by chunk on the slides. Now I ...
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*noob* LaTeXiT long division

Like it says in the title I'm a complete noob trying to get LaTeXiT to do a simple long division sum. I've installed the complete latex package I've obtained from here https://tug.org/mactex/mactex-...
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LaTeXiT not compatible with macOS Sierra?

I updated to Sierra today and found that LaTeXiT shipped with MacTeX cannot be launched any more. (The icon keeps bouncing in the Dock.) Anyone knows how to fix it?
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*LaTeX it!* under macos: Getting “missing package” for simple TeX code

I followed the install instructions on the github page of LaTeX it! The files latex and dvips under /Library/TeX/texbin/latex and /Library/TeX/texbin/dvips seem to be shortcuts, as upon selecting ...
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specifying dimensions of document to match size of text / math environment

How set the dimensions of the space allocated to an environment? e.g. if I wanted a single equation $x^2 + y^2 = R^2$ to be centred in an area exactly 5cm high and 10cm long, how might I do this? I ...
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Why won't Tex show more than one page? [closed]

I'm using tex for the first time and my professor gave us the template for a homework problem set. I opened it in LaTeXiT (the software he told us to use) and for some reason it won't show past the ...
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LaTeXit show just the first page

I'm a beginer in Latex and I like to learn about it, as I'm user Mac, I installed LaTeXit, but I have multiple problems. I begin to write in the editor area, but I just get the first page of the ...
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“Missing $ inserted” with LaTeXiT on macOS

I have a new MacBook Pro running macOS Sierra 10.12.1, and I want to create a document using Latex. I have lots of experience doing this previously on Windows and Ubuntu. For macOS, it seems that the ...
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TikZ: Connect “normal” coordinates with coordinates in a scope environment?

I am trying to achieve something like this in TikZ with LaTeXiT to use it in a non TeX environment as an .svg or .png: With this code: \documentclass[11pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Is it possible to drag and drop an equation from PowerPoint to edit in LaTeXit without overwriting what is already there?

I'm pretty new to LaTeXit, and I'm not sure if this is possible but it would save me so much time. Basically I want to be able to drag an equation I've already added to a PowerPoint (2016 Mac) back ...
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I can't export LaTeXiT equation to pdf with outlined fonts

I recently updated to the new version of MacTeX and now LaTeXiT is giving me problems. I normally export the symbols as "PDF with outlined fonts" and just drag/drop them in Illustrator, but now when I ...
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LaTeXiT does not render anymore

I have a weird problem with LaTeXiT 2.8.0 on MAC 10.11.5 It isn't rendering anymore. Even a simple \alpha isn't shown although there is no error message. I tried all different modes like Align, ...
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LaTeXIt Image Width

I'm not much of a LaTeX jockey, but I use it to typeset equations via LaTeXIt. I'm noticing that LaTeXIt will cut off the typeset image if it exceeds a certain width - I've looked for a document ...
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Drag and drop from LaTeXit to PowerPoint

I am using LaTeXiT 2.8.0, MacTeX 2015 and PowerPoint 15.18 on OS X 10.11. Dragging and dropping from LaTeXiT to PowerPoint does not work. The equation simply doesn't appear in PowerPoint (there's no ...
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Graphs of Implicit Curves using Tikz, gnuplot, and LaTeXIt

I need to create .png files of graphs that I create. Specifically, the graphs need to have a transparent background. I have been using LaTeXIt to compile my tikz code, and it has worked well. ...
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Linkback just can't work in LaTeXiT!

I'm new to OS X and LaTeXiT for a week. I can use the 'Detect and typeset equations' successfully in the 'Service' menu of Pages, then it produces the right things which should be. However, I can't ...
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Paragraph ended before \align*

I need help learning how to use LaTeXiT. I keep getting the following error, no matter what I try (be it different codes, or very basic "hello world" codes). Paragraph ended before \align* was ...
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Transparent background in LaTeXiT using the Beamer class

I want to typeset math in LaTeXiT in the same way it appears in Beamer. To be consistent with my Beamer presentation, I use the following preamble in LaTeXiT: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \...
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LatexIt compile very slow

Is it possible to increase the compile speed for LatexIt? It takes about 5 second for me to compile, even for an empty document.
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LatexIt: how to include code?

I am trying to use LatexIt for code inclusion in the presentation (keynote). I have added the \usepackage{listings} in the body templates => preamble and the MWE* is here: \begin{lstlisting} ...
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How to set a “formula triangle” in LaTeX?

I'd like to typeset a formula triangle ("Formeldreieck") for the U=E*d formula - is there an easy way of doing this within LaTeX (I actually use LaTeXit on Mac OS X, but I do know how to add packages ...
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Matrix environments not working

I have a strange problem. It seems I cannot use any of the matrix environments (matrix, bmatrix, pmatrix etc.). The following code will not render on my machine \documentclass[12pt]{article} \...
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'slashbox.sty' not found [duplicate]

I am not the best when it comes to working with programs like LaTeX and I am unable to open a .tex document, or rather 'LaTeX it' since it keeps coming up with this error. I have downloaded slashbox....
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Is it possible to make LaTeXit reference internal equations properly?

Minimum example in LaTeXit text mode \begin{equation} \label{1} x^2 \end{equation} \eqref{1} Explain how to get \eqref{1} to typeset as (1) rather than (??) and you've solved my problem I tend ...
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Displaying Latex files on tablets [closed]

I need to display short mathematical formulae on mainstream tablets. Presently, I type the equations in LaTeX, convert the LaTeX document to PDF, and then to SVG before displaying it. I'm sure there ...
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Can I modify equations created by LaTeXiT in Mac Word?

Using LaTeXiT to create an equation and insert in Mac Word is very easy and convenient. However, can I modify the equation I already inserted?