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Problem updating Tex distribution causing leading to l3backend issued

I'm running into an issue compiling documents where it cannot find l3backend-pdfmode.def. I've found a fair number of related questions (1, 2, 3) and they all point to needing to upgrade a few things. ...
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Tikz Positioning error in Apple silicon Mac

My code got an error in Apple silicon mac. The same code worked in Intel Mac. Here is my beamer slide code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{tikzmark,fit,shapes.geometric} \...
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Lyx Shortcut for New Frame and for Pause

I am using Lyx on a Mac to make beamer slides. In order to start a new frame, I can go to the layout menu dropdown, and choose Frame. I can also use the keyboard shortcut: ctrl + p > space, and ...
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Integrating LuaLaTeX into web project

For a web project I use LuaLaTeX to generate PDFs. I would like to do without a full-blown TeX distribution on the web server. With pdfTeX this is easy: Call pdflatex -recorder <tex_file> and ...
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Apple silicon M1 compatibility with TexStudio

Anybody else had issues with TexStudio on an M1 MacBook (2020 MacBook Air). MacTex installs fine, alternate Intel editors eg TexMaker install fine & work, but TexStudio cannot open & prompts ...
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Changing default font for \mathcal in “Pages” equations (Mac)

Sorry if this question is not too relevant to LaTeX. LaTeX doesn't have good support for my language so I'm writing my paper in Mac's "Pages". I am using version 10.3.5 (7029.5.5) and using ...
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Concealing equation* Delimiters with vimtex

I've been using vimtex (via MacVim if this is helpful) with let g:tex_conceal='abdmg' in my .vimrc file. This conceals $ $ and \[ \] delimiters fine, but not \begin{equation*} \end{equation*}. Is ...
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Difference between the colour of the text in the document compiled on Overleaf and after downloading it on Mac OS

I have compiled a document on overleaf.com. I used red colour for some of the text and the document was generated successfully with no errors. After I download it on the Mac OS, I see a significant ...
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How to setup latex on mac?

I have a macbook pro with OSx El Capitan Version 10.11.6 as operative system. I have installed texmaker and MacTeX-2010 on the machine. However I can not compile latex documents. What should I do? ...
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\includegraphics different behaviour on MacOS Mojave than Fedora 32

I installed texlive on Fedora 32 with all CTAN packages, I did not know it would be too big and I only wanted to have luatex, I already had latex but did a clean install. Then created a CV document ...
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Apple Silicon M1 Mac compatibility for MacTeX, and performance

Has anyone had the chance to test the compatibility of MacTeX on the new M1 Macs (Mac Mini, Macbook Air and Macbook Pro)? What is the performance like?
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(macOS) \hat{} symbol “^” in a LaTeX equation in Pages disappears after being exported to a MS Word file

I use Pages 10.2 (7028.0.88) on macOS 10.15.7. As I finished editing my Pages file and exported it to a .docx file for my colleagues, all the equations in it were successfully passed to the new file ...
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Missing applications in MacTeX

I am a complete TeX/LaTeX newbie. I have just installed MacTeX on macOS Catalina. There is a document called MISSING APPS.pdf within /Applications/Tex, which mentions that there are 3 apps missing ...
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LaTeXiT fails to render equation, but does not throw an error

Whenever I attempt to render LaTeX using LaTeXiT, the process appears to complete successfully, yet the display box is empty. Here is a picture of what I see after hitting "LaTeX it" I have ...
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How to manually install pgfornament in LaTeX Live 2015?

I need to manually install the pgfornament package into my 2015 TexLive installation, on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, a very old version of the Mac OS). It's the first time that I want to manually install ...
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Is there a problem for TexStudio 3.01 on Mac?

I do not succeed with downloading TexStudio 3.01 from https://www.texstudio.org and use it with MacAir, and the product is identified as malware. I have installed and used earlier versions of ...
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Bug in Apple's pdfKit triggered with xelatex, not with pdflatex

This seems to be a bug in Apple's pdfKit. However, as this problem only occurs if xelatex is used (works fine with pdflatex), I am hoping that someone here can help with some sort of workaround that ...
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Build folder automatically when saving files on TeXStudio

How can I create a folder when saving files? For now when I save a file, I need to create a folder for the file before save everything in it. I wonder if there is an automated way to build the folder ...
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Save files in folders instead of separate files/customize pdf saving directory in TeXStudio

I use TeXStudio on Mac OS, and one thing I've always wanted to do is to save my files in folders instead of separate files. For now it saves stuff like this: But I want to combine the files for one ...
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All Style Files are of kind STY 文件 in Finder

Recently noticed that all .sty appear in the Finder of kind "STY 文件". Now 文件 means "Wénjiàn", which is Chinese for "file". Whats going on here?! Catalina 10.15.7, ...
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How to enter Unicode (or other) symbols in LaTeX within Apple Keynote (iWork) [closed]

In Keynote and other iWork apps, it is possible to enter formulas (and text) in LaTeX. This is an immensely valuable feature. But... How can I enter an astronomical (or other) symbol, via Unicode or ...
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texshop knitr -> XeLaTeX engine

In TeXShop, my current knitr engine is #!/bin/bash export PATH=$PATH:/usr/texbin:/usr/local/bin Rscript -e "library(knitr); knit('$1')" latexmk -pdf "${1%.*}" My current XeLaTeX ...
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TexStudio build files in subfolder on a Mac

Looking for some help, most things I find don't seem to work and cause an error. Not sure if because a lot of them are from ~ 2006 kind of age or because i'm on a Mac. I'm using TexStudio and BibTex. ...
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How to generate a tex document from the shell after installing MacTex?

I am a new MacOS user, and have downloaded and installed MacTex on my machine. How do I use it to convert .tex files to a pdf? I know in Windows I could use pdflatex and MikTex right after ...
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Making dvisvgm and Ghostscript from MacTeX talk to each other

I am trying to use dvisvgm to convert pdf files to svg files. When I call dvisvgm --pdf test.pdf (for example), I get the response ERROR: Ghostscript is required to process PDF files. Both programs ...
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Can't run TeX from Terminal in Catalina / What is texk?/“I can't find the format file `TeX.fmt'!”

I use latex just fine, but was trying to do the exercises in The TEXbook and run it via terminal and it just won't work. This is happening on two different computers both with macOS Catalina (10.15.6 (...
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Making a desktop LaTeX editor ground up

Have been considering trying to make a desktop LaTeX editor (similar to Lyx or texmaker) for personal use as a long-term side project, also hoping to pick up some things along the way. I'm largely ...
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Please help me to run latex in mac

When I run my file then I get this error message : Process started: pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Bab7TeknikIntegrasi".tex log4cxx: setFile(/Users/mukhammadsolikhin/...
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Recover macros from previous MacTeX distribution

I recently upgraded my MacTex distribution from 2019 to 2020. I had lots of predefined macros created with the Macro Editor in TexShop that I can now no longer access. Does anyone know where Macro ...
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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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