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Where does Bibdesk store its preferences files?

I would like to set up BibDesk on a new computer running Mac OS 10.15.4, using all the same preferences, settings, templates, cite-key generation instructions, etc. as on my old computer running Mac ...
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How to install the Calibri font on Latex easily?

I'm using TexMaker on Mac and I'd like to find out how I could install the Calibri font (or other similar font like Open Sans for example) in the easiest possible way. I'm only familiar with the basic ...
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fontspec can’t find small caps even though they appear to exist

I’m using fontspec to load the Baskerville font that comes with macOS (compiling with XeLaTeX, MacTeX version 2020 fully updated), it’s a truetype collection in /Library/Fonts/Baskerville.ttc. ...
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Installing pdfcrop command-line tool on Mac

I would like to do some PDF cropping at the command line. I've installed BasicTeX and the TeX Live Utility: brew cask install basictex brew cask install tex-live-utility I then opened up the TeX ...
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Case sensitive search in TeXShop preview (not editing) window?

Is there a case-sensitive option in the search (drawer) function for the PDF preview window? I have checked in TeXShop preferences. Thanks. El Capitan 10.11, TeXShop 4.44. Macbook Pro.
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Can't update TexLive to 2020, but Update Repository is for 2020 Version

Recently tried to update a package through TexLive, but I found out that the default repository for updates has switched to the 2020 version, while my TexLive is 2019. Unfortunately, when I went to ...
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Latexindent doesn't work without sudo

When i run latexindent -v I get: segmentation fault latexindent -v With sudo latexindent -v: 3.8, 2020-03-21 I installed latex indent with sudo tlmgr install latexindent because without it I would ...
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.eps files and ps2pdf and ps2pdf14

I have been using Mac OS 10.15.4 with Mactex and TeXstudio 2.12.22 . My configurations are I am trying to include an .eps file in a simple document file but I get the following error. Process ...
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Compile and Edit (La)TeX on iPad-pro 2020

As an academic writer using (La)TeX to write documents, there is always a question we had for iPad... Can the newest generation iPad-pro 2020 run LaTex such as TexShop or other (La)TeX software that ...
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How to setup LanguageTool for TexStudio installed via HomeBrew on macOS

I have installed LanguageTool via HomeBrew: brew install languagetool which automatically installs OpenJDK as a dependency brew install java which places the Java binaries in /usr/local/opt/...
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Where can I find a Textmate bundle for BibDesk autocompletion?

I would like to be able to insert citations automatically from BibDesk (v. 1.7.5) while using Textmate (v. 2.0.6), not TeXShop. Over a year and a half ago, @AdamMaxwell mentioned that he had written a ...
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Adding new font to TexStudio [Mac OS]

I am using LaTex with TexStudio on MacOS Catalina. The book I am doing now requires me to use a font that is not included in the standard package. Since then I have an .otf file with the font. How do ...
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Installing packages on mac

I have been trying to install the chemformula package on my mac but it keeps giving me this error: I have put my chemformula zip file in a texmf file:‎⁨ iCloud Drive⁩ ▸ ⁨Secretária⁩ ▸ ⁨texmf⁩ ▸ ⁨tex⁩ ...
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Installing MinionPro Mac OSX

This question seems to be everywhere but none of the solutions are working for me. I am following the github: https://github.com/sebschub/FontPro I do the following Move my .otf files into a ...
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How do I make sure my printer prints the fonts I see on screen? (PDFs, Overleaf, Mac)?

I'm using the following setup: Mac OS 10.15.4 Brother MFC-L5750DW (latest driver) And have several PDFs (both old and new) which I'd like to print. The old PDFs were made in Lyx years ago and ...
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\usetikzlibrary{shapes} : shapes library not available: mac

I am trying to figure out tikz with the help of various video tutorials and help pages. They all tell me to use \usetikzlibrary{shapes}. But texstudio tells me that there is an "unrecognized key in ...
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pdf form javascript doesn't work in MacOS Preview?

I am trying to implement a simple word count script, but Preview seems to not want to run javascript. I do not know if there is something wrong with my LaTeX (I had a previous problem with Acrobat ...
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Inserting an image into TexShop on Mac Os Mojave

I've been trying to insert a .png image into my document on LaTeX for Mac. I have my image in the same folder as the LaTeX file and all other associated files. However when calling on the image in \...
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VimTex download for mac

I want to learn vimtext but the website doesn't mention compatibility with macOS. Not to mention I don't really know how to install it. its not a generic point and click installation which makes it ...
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Computer Modern Font Changes on Export from Texstudio in MacOS

I'm using Texstudio to write in MacOS and, for now, I'm quite comfortable with using the Computer Modern font. One of my documents looks like this when previewed in Texstudio: But when I open one of ...
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Mac option symbols not appearing in pdf

Simply put, Apple option symbols such as § are not appearing in the pdf file when I build it. Other symbols (e.g., shift symbols) appear. There is no problem building the pdf either. To be incredibly ...
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ctr-click skim pdf world to corresponding line on vim latex editor [duplicate]

I am using vim latex on my mac to compile .tex files whose output pdf is shown on skim to visualize them. I would like to know if there is a way to couple the two programs in such a way that when ...
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TexStudio Editor Background color in Mac

I am using Mac laptop with dark theme. TexStudio also shows in dark theme. I would like to change the editor background to
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Updated texlive and now TexShop doesn't work

Update: This problem seems to have magically resolved itself after a quick "trash aux files". I guess it was not a problem with the TexLive installation, but just the usual kind of random problem that'...
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How to install perl-tk for Mac OSX?

I am getting these errors: tlmgr: Cannot load Tk, thus the GUI cannot be started! when I try to use sudo tlmgr --gui. I understand that I need to install perl-tk. However, how can I do this in Mac? ...
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Memory management (flushing) in LaTeX

There are a number of questions here on memory management, but as far as I could see none that quite addresses my problem. I'm running TeXShop under Mac OS 10.12, typesetting an extremely large book. ...
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updmap-sys and others not found [MacOs]

Trying to update my distribution via Tex Live Manager (MacOs 10.15.3) the updater seems to have trouble to find neccessary programs: 2020-01-31 08:22:53 +0000 Warning tlu_ipctask[1522] tlmgr: fmtutil-...
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File Not Found error for \includegraphics{file}, BUT not consistently after the recent update of TexPad

I have been using the updated version of TeXpad recently, and I am coming across some issues that I cannot render. I am creating beamer slides and the \includegraphics command is not working properly. ...
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Get a list of all labels in a tex document?

So I was wondering if pdflatex was writing all the labels used from a main.tex document. When you're working on a hundred pages-long document like a phd dissertation, it is humanly impossible to ...
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Mac does not open pdf review of Latex [duplicate]

My Latex on Mac does not open preview pdf files, nevertheless they are on the computer. This is my preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \usepackage{...
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.tex file not compiling when moved from Desktop to another directory [duplicate]

I have noticed a strange behavior lately: Some of my .tex files will not compile unless they are on my Desktop. When I move the folder containing the .tex file with all its companion files to, say, ...
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Package not found by TeXstudio after update on Mac

I have just updated to the latest TeXstudio version 2.12.18 on Mac Catalina. Prior to doing so my file was running just fine. Now when I open my TeX file inside TeXstudio majority of \usepackage{} ...
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How to change the conversion executable with standalone

I try to use convertwith the class standalone but the conversion fails because I don't have the necessary tools on my mac. With the last OS the executable convert is sips. I try to install with brew ...
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Bib-file not showing up in subfiles-list of Texpad

I am using the cleanthesis 0.4.0 template and Texpad 1.8.14 on macOS 10.15.2. Normally, all files included into the project are listed in the sidebar of Texpad in Document Contents/Subfiles. The ...
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“command 'vscode.previewHtml' not found”, cannot get preivew of latex

I have this error flashing everytime I try to use VS for Latex. I have no idea how to proceed. One thing I noticed is that it can load pdf that already exists in the folder. error: command '...
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TeXstudio issue with dark theme in Catalina

I updated to Catalina today and now my TeXstudio background is black. It looks nice sure, but whenever I click on a line, the line turns white and I cannot see what is written. How do I turn the ...
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How to install latex with Anki 2.1 on z Mac?

I've been working on this off an on for over a week. I need to make some cards with physics equations for engineering purposes. I think i've looked at every relevant page google can find. I consider ...
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Texmaker “you do not have read permission to this file” imac

I am using texmaker to open a .tex file and a .cls file on a computer. I have tried to open the same files in another computer and I get the error message: "you do not have read permission to this ...
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How do I update Circuitikz (or another package) on Mac using texlive?

Looked around the web for a few minutes, but eventually found the answer. I'm making this question here (a) to help myself find the answer a little sooner, and (b) to help others find the answer a ...
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Problem using custom package

The problems occur with the following two example files. The first file is called sty1.sty. It is located in ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex/packages/sty1 I created all of the folders below ~/Library. ...
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pdflatex generating numbered PDF files [closed]

My usual workflow when editing a TeX file is to call a Makefile from the terminal, usually with the output PDF file open that, after the make call, gets updated with the latest changes. In this ...
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How do I write Greek in LaTeX on a Mac?

I have this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} Hello \textgreek{κόσμος}. \end{document} ...
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How do I add TeX Gyre Pagella to the Font Book, for use in texlive?

This is related to the question asked here, though I couldn't figure out the answer from there. I'm using TeX Live on a macOS system, and compiling with xelatex, using the following code to set up ...
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TeXlive on macOS Catalina,

Does someone has upgraded to macOS Catalina without problem ? PS: I have to work a lot with LaTeX at this time so I would be sure that the upgrading does not break TeXlive.
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Missing font 'zplsups-Regular-t1' after Catalina update on macOS

I seem to be missing some fonts since the Catalina update. Minimal failing example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newpxtext} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} Error at footnote number ...
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Using LaTeXIt with Thunderbird on Mac

I followed the instructions for installing the LatexIt Add-on for Thunderbird, including required packages. Unfortunately, I keep getting this error: Error message transcript: LatexIt! run report... ...
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include graphics macOS Catalina

Help! Ever since I upgraded my machine to macOS Catalina, non of my tex files can use \incdludegrapics. As far as I know this is the only change done to my system recently. I tried to uninstall and ...
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Error with TeXShop after upgrade macOS to Catalina

I´ve upgraded my macOS to Catalina. I'm using TeXShop (I also upgraded it) up to this step all good, no issues. But when I'm compiling the console crashes. How I fixed the issue? I uninstalled and ...
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Error with pdfTeX after updating to Mac OS Catalina

I am getting the following error now when I compile with TeXShop. "This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded format=pdflatex) restricted \write18 enabled. entering ...
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BibLaTeX (biber) only working with default bibliography styles [MacTeX]

I'm using the MacTeX 2019 environment on macOS Mojave 10.14.6 and the included pdfLaTeX and biber commands to compile my documents (through TeXStudio, although running directly from command line leads ...

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