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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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Latex does not allow me to open pdf preview on Mac

Latex does not allow me to open pdf preview on Mac, do you have any fix? This is my preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \usepackage{amssymb} \...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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View Tags popup menu through a keyboard shortcut in TeXShop

Within the TeXShop Macros Menu is the Goto Labels option, and you can configure a keyboard shortcut to open a window and find the Label that is needed. So I want to ask three things: How can you ...
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Automatically run BibTex with LaTeX?

Writing a research paper with a bunch of different sources. Is it possible to automatically compile my bibliography.bib with my paper.tex? Currently I have to manually follow the answer here, which ...
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How to invoke makeglossaries from Texmaker

I am new to LaTeX. I am using Texmaker 5.0.3 on MacOS High Sierra. I have tried several things, they all worked (I even successfully created a list of references). But now I have troubles when I to ...