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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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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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Latex document background looks grey

I recently updated my macbook to the 'Mojave' OS and activated dark mode, and while I generally appreciate the reduced brightness it appears to have caused my latex document backgrounds to become grey ...
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Can't compile image after upgrading to OS X Yosemite

I have MacTex installed in my mac. It works fine before I upgrading to OS X Yosemite. After the upgrade, I can still compile the textual part, but the image part gives me this error: http://pastebin....
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Installing Kile and linking with Mactex

I have been trying to use Kile in Mac OS Sierra and link it with Mactex. I have gone through several instructions over the internet but still could not do it. Most of the instructions are for older ...
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How does one install a package like amstex on MiKTeX

I want to use amstex in my MiKTeX on my Mac. I cannot find any instructions on how to install any package. Are there instructions? If not, how is it done.
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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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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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Cannot open TexStudio on Mac after force quit when freezed because of autosaving fail

I force quit TexStudio because it was not responded after attempt auto saving new file fail. After that, I cannot open TexStudio any more. The program starts running in Activity Monitor, but stops ...
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turn on spell checker in Mac for texmaker

my texmaker put a red line under wrong spelling word but I can't see the right spell of that word in my Touch Bar. how I can fix it?
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Rendering tikz graphics using Tikzit and MacOS

I wanted to try using "Tikzit" for MacOS to create some simple diagrams without too much hassle. Running the below code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikzit} \usepackage{tikz} \input{mystyle....
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what I should write in pdfLatex part?

could you please help me out about starting latex? I do not know what I have to put in pdfLatx and other parts. I have Mac Pro 2019
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Getting TexLive 2019 installation to work on macOS

I am not an expert on Unix based systems. I installed TexLive 2019 on my mac (Mojave 10.14.6) and in the end it advises me to: Add /usr/local/texlive/2019/texmf-dist/doc/man to MANPATH. Add /...
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Adding a package directory to MiKTeX on mac

I was just given a macbook by my employer for work. I am mostly a windows person and I use MiKTeX (and TeXStudio) for my LaTeXing. I have a number of personal .sty files that I keep in my dropbox, so ...
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What editor should I use for working both on Windows and MacOS?

I have a Windows desktop PC at home and a MacBook for working everywhere else. I use LaTeX every single day, so it is important to me that "it just works". Up to now I've been using TeXStudio because ...
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Tex studio not working in Mac

I am using Macbook air. I had Texstudio in my Mac and it was working fine. Yesterday it disappeared suddenly. If I search using spotlight, it is not showing. I install it from some webpage, then mac ...
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.tex files set to open with TeX.mdimporter (1.3)

I created a second account on my Mac in an attempt to workaround a fuzzy display issues I am having with TeXShop. When I select "Get Info" on a .tex file it seems to be set to open with TeX.mdimporter:...
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Automatically start the necessary pdflatex runs if .tex has changed (MacOS X)?

I read about Latex Daemon, which seems to automatically start a new latex run, when the source document (.tex) has changed. Can somebody recommend me a similar solution for MacOS X (as Latex daemon ...
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Why does \setmathfont{TeX Gyre Bonum Math} not work?

With XeLaTeX, the following source works as expected: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Bonum} \setmathfont{texgyrebonum-math.otf} % this ...
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Biber not working incorrect locale settings

I'm running biber on a new MacBook Pro, and I am struggling to understand the errors I'm getting. When I try to run biber on a beamer handout, I get the following errors: Running `Biber' on `handout' ...
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Latex issue with python on mac

I was trying to run matplotlib.rcParams['text.usetex'] = True matplotlib.rcParams['font.family'] = 'serif' on python, but I received the following error FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file ...
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TexMaker for MAC: Refer to specific part of my document in my editor that will show in the PDF Viewer

I am usig TeXmaker on my Mac. When I reading the PDF I can simply press cmd + right click to see on PDF viewer to get to the same spot in the editor. Can I somehow go the other way around? Click on ...
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How to install the hmcpset package for LyX Mac with MacTex? [duplicate]

I've been trying for several days to get this to work, but i haven't been successful yet. I'm new to latex and I don't have a very good idea of what I'm doing, which is why I'm using LyX. I put the ...
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Mac Program to Get the Latex code of a PDF [duplicate]

I am writing a math paper that uses some long equations from PDFs. Are there any converters from Pdf to Latex?
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What does this error mean in Mathtools-colon?

I have not been able to produce the minimal example, but I get this error * LaTeX warning: "xparse/redefine-command" * * Redefining document command \oldstylenums with arg. spec. 'm' on line 128. ****...
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Bibliography using BibLatex does not work with TexShop

It is the first time that I use bibliography in a document and after a brief search, I realised that this is was done with BibTeX which was succeeded by BibLaTeX. This is a sample of my document. \...
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What happened to Textures and Bluesky Research?

A few weeks ago, the Bluesky website vanished. I have been unable to find any recent traces on the Internet of either Gordon Lee, who seems to have been the only person left at Bluesky (or, at any ...
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How do I create a .bib file for bibtex?

how do I create a .bib file? I am trying to create a master bib file on texshop. When I save the file, it saves as a .tex, not .bib (even when I try to correct it manually). thanks in advance
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Latexindent with Homebrew Perl and Sublime Text

I'm trying to get the package BeautifyLatex working on Sublime Text 3. My initial attempts revealed that certain Perl modules were missing which prevented latexindent from working. Instead of fiddling ...
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add multiple bib files dynamically using the bibtex backend

I am writing a large document consisting of many papers with their own bibliographies structured in this way: /ch1 --paper1.tex --paper1.bib --paper1-extra.bib /ch2 --paper2.tex --paper2.bib ... ...
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Font installation in TeXShop on a Mac

I apologize for this being an extremely naive question, but I just can't seem to wrap my head around what the sources I've consulted so far are saying. I'm writing a Beamer presentation in TeXShop, ...
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svg package failing to find svg files

I am trying to get the svg package working on an OSX system. If I use inkscape to save the *.svg files as *.pdf and *.pdf_tex, then the sample file from this question works fine: \documentclass{...
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How do I change the spellcheck language of Texmaker to US English?

I've installed Texmaker (via MacTeX using Homebrew) and noticed that the spell checker has been set to British English. Thus is marks "color" as a misspelling and suggests "colour" as an alternative. ...
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Multiple Texmaker windows?

In OS-X, is there a way to open multiple windows of TeXmaker, each for viewing and editing different (or same) files?
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ConTeXt Standalone install with modules flag fails on Mac OS

I am trying to install ConTeXt Standalone on MacOS (Mojave, 10.14.5) using the instructions at Context Garden's Mac install page. Everything goes fine until the last big step. When I use sh ./first-...
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User mode install of TeXLive on a Mac

My university decided to not give admin privileges automatically. So I thought I will try installing it in user mode on the university provided Mac (Mojave). I installed TexLive 2019 (option -gui -...
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Why can't my .sty file be found? I followed the MacTeX instructions

I created a new package as a .sty file. I want to be able to use it in all of my documents. I followed the instructions on the MacTeX website. I located my Library folder in Macintosh HD using ...
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MacOSX PDF viewer: Automatic reload on file modification

Is there a PDF viewer out there for MacOSX that support automatic reload of (in my case LaTex generated) PDFs when they're modified by another application?
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How to turn on Autocomplete commands in texshop

I'm a newbie to texshop and I cant get autocomplete to work. A quick search on it tells me to do something with ~/library/Texshop/Keyboard/autocompletion. Plist file but I'm stumped. Texshop version ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `pgf-pie.sty' not found

I run my tex-doc on a pc and a mac. Unfortunately it does not compile on my mac anymore. I get following message: ! LaTeX Error: File `pgf-pie.sty' not found. After updating Texmaker, reinstalling ...
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Texmaker - Mactex - MacOs Sierra weird problems

it's my first post and will be so happy to have an answer from one of you. One of my friend is doing her Master thesis on latex using texmaker, mactex and her macbook air on MacOs Sierra (10.12.5) ...
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TexMaker (and TexShop) not working after installation of El Capitan [duplicate]

After having updated to Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11), I'm no more able to compile using either TexMaker or TexShop. This is the message I get from TexShop "/usr/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. TeXShop ...
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I can't use PDFlatex using apple mac! [closed]

I have recently joined the mac club and I am having trouble using pdflatex. I have installed MacTex which should have everything included but when trying to run typeset I receive the error '/usr/...
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After El Capitan update, TeX doesn't compile [duplicate]

I get this error when clicking "typeset" on TeXShop: "/usr/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. TeXShop is a front end for TeX, but you also need a TeX distribution. Perhaps such a distribution was not ...