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Questions tagged [macos]

macOS (formerly known as OS X or Mac OS X) is the desktop operating system from Apple, found on Macintosh computers.

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Xetex stopped working after update to Mojave

I have a document that uses Xetex that compiled perfectly fine before I updated my OS to Mojave, but now won't compile at all. I've created this simple document in Texshop (v4.24): %!TEX TS-program = ...
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LaTeX does not find the command although PATH is specified

LaTeX fails to pass the command to bash even though PATH is specified. For example, I am trying to invoke texcount, which is in directory /Library/TeX/textbin. When I check echo $PATH, the output I ...
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In TexShop on Mac OS, I want to change the Switch <-> Preview Command from CMD+1

I am using MacOS system preferences to change the default commands in TeXShop. It's necessary to type in the exact name of the menu command in order to change it. I want to change the Switch <-> ...
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Issue with Pythontex using a LaTeX editor (MacOS - Anaconda)

I just achieved a clean install of MacOS Mojave. I have reinstalled Pythontex with the help of TeX Live Utility. Python 3 is installed with Anaconda. The package works fine when the typesetting is ...
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Change TeXworks background in Mac OS

I am trying to set a dark theme in TeXworks on Mac OS. I found the following link How can I set a dark theme in TeXworks? showing how we can do in Windows. But I am not sure we can do the same ...
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Remove parentheses at year biblatex with author year [duplicate]

I'm trying to use authoryear style and remove the parentheses around the year: Authors...2018. Title... instead of Authors...(2018) Title... in the bibliography. I am, however, not able to get ...
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LyX doesn't show boldface letters in MacOS Mojave

This is a bit strange but LyX installed on my system which has now MacOS Mojave has stopped showing boldface letters. It was working perfectly on MacOS Sierra. Initially, I had LyX 2.3.0, I tried ...
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MiKTeX hyphenation not working on MacOS. (There is no hyphenation.)

I have just got my first Mac and I'm trying to setup Latex on my system. Everything seems to work fine, except that MiKTeX refuses to hyphenate words, and as a result my rows overflows the width of ...
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How do I uninstall Miktex on Mac

I have installed Miktex from the Miktex site due to bad advice from other people, and I realized that Mactex might be better. I want to uninstall Miktex now, but I don't know how to do it. The ...
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Could not start the command: /usr/texbin/pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode “Roberta”.tex

After having updated the operative system for mac I get errors as in the title when I attempt to compile tex-documents in Texmaker. Is there something I can do to resolve this problem without calling ...
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Running pdflatex from a RAM disk

For performance reasons. I would like to be able to run pdflatex directly from memory and not have to go to disk. Plan is to set up a RAM disk, /RamDisk, and run everything there. Currently I have ...
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Determine active distribution via shell script

Background: Currently, I have installed /usr/local/texlive/2016 /usr/local/texlive/2017 /usr/local/texlive/2018 With TeXLive, I can use the TeX Live Utility.app to select which TeX distribution to ...
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pgfgantt: option '/pgfgantt/compress calendar' not recognised?

I used to compile Gantt charts nicely with xeLatex (to deal with fonts) by including pgfgantt from texMaker on my macOS (High Sierra). Now, after upgrading texMaker to the version 5.0.2, with this ...
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Shortcut to wrap text with latex macro (macOS, systemwide)

I'm looking for a way to create systemwide shortcuts on macOS to wrap selected text with some LaTeX macro (like {}, or \emph{}, but especially I'm interested in some creating some custom ones). I ...
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After successfully downloading Mactex on OS 10.13.1 machine and successfully installing, cannot run TeXShop

I am new to LaTeX. After successfully downloading Mactex on new OS 10.13.1 (=High Sierra) machine (md5 were identical) and successfully installing, I cannot run TeXShop. I get this error message: ...
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TeXShop preview hangs in MacOS High Sierra

After upgrading to MacOS High Sierra, the preview window in TeXShop no longer updates the PDF output after typesetting. I edit the LaTeX file in a separate (terminal) window using vim (after 30 ...
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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 suggestion feature command for label names in TeXShop?

In TeXShop esc or tab complete the command when you write the first letter of the command's name. I am wondering are there any commands showing similar labels name after writing the first few letter ...
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tex file using emacs editor in Mac [closed]

I am using MacBook air 10.13.1 version. I have installed Texshop for using latex. I have also installed emacs editor, the trouble with me is that previously i was a linux user in which i used to make ...
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Texstudio hangs when opened in Macbook Pro running High Sierra version 10.13.1

I am using Texstudio for last few years and find it very appealing. But after the last Mac OS update to 10.13.1, Texstudio freezes. I have to force quit it everytime. Kindly suggest me how to get rid ...
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Error while building a GitHub template

I was trying to build this project https://github.com/Ritterbecks/Hausarbeit, when I got this error: /usr/local/texlive/2016/texmf-dist/tex/latex/pst-grad/pst-grad.sty:1104: LaTeX Error: File `...
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GFS Bodoni not working in TeX Live with macOS and Sublime Text

I am desperately trying to get GFS Bodoni working for my thesis. I added the usepackage-commands as described on the LaTeX Font Catalogue to my TeX file: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} ... \...
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Italic went rogue in my document: what happened?

I periodically maintain a long document (by ‘maintaining’ I mean: adding new parts, deleting some old stuff, etc. without revolutionizing the whole thing). I’m using XeLaTeX, provided by a standard ...
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Install MTPro2 on macOS Sierra 10.12

I am trying to install MTPro2 following the instructions here. I have MacTex 2017 installed. $ ./mtpro2-texlive.sh -i ../mtp2lite.zip.tpm Installing MathTime Professional 2 from ../mtp2lite.zip.tpm. ...
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fontspec font-not-found / Invalid fontname on Mac update

Over the past few years, I have had a rare but recurring problem where, when I typeset a document using EB Garamond, which I have installed on my Mac, I receive the following error: (/usr/local/...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph in makebox and tabular

I'm using makebox and tabular with \\ to make empty line. As per my understanding it seems it is bad behaviour to use \\ then how to manage the empty line? Thank you \documentclass[11pt]{article} \...
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After an upgrade to El Capitan, TexShop does not even open a window

I am aware (sort of) of problems with path change after an upgrade. However my problem seems worse - TexShop does not give me a window after I click on the TexShop icon. It only says: TexShop cannot ...
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Correcting quotation mark without autostyle=false{csquotes}

Without autostyle=false in csquotes package the quotation show like this with autostyle=false quotation show a correct typesetting but I need csquotes package for sentences quotation here is the ...
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How to create consistent horizontal spacing?

I want to create spacing like this. But using hspace produce something like this. minimal code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} \noindent Nama \hspace{10mm}: ... \\ NIS \hspace{10mm}:...
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How to use AUCTeX to create a PNG file of a TikZ picture using the 'standalone' package (macOS)?

I would like to use AUCTeX to create a PNG image of a TikZ picture using the standalone package. I use macOS Sierra. According to the standalone documentation v1.2-2015/07/15 (section 4.6 Conversion ...
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csquotes and biblatex warning No style for language 'bahasai' and Language 'bahasai' not supported [duplicate]

my tex: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{setspace} \onehalfspacing \usepackage[ left=3cm, headheight=33pt, top=3cm, right=2cm, bottom=2cm, includehead, includefoot, ...
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Different header space after tittlepage using fancyhdr [duplicate]

after \end{titlepage} I put \chapter*{LEMBAR PENGESAHAN} but the result is different from the next chapter's header space. wrong space correct space \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[...
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TeXShop and Mac preview crashing - is it fixed in the macOS 10.12.5?

In April, there was a bug in PDFKit in macOS 10.12.4 that caused a crash while using TeXshop (see here). Herb Schulz wrote that Apple knows this and is working on a solution. I wanted to ask if ...
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Source .tex invisible

I have a problem with TeXshop (on Sierra). When I click on a .tex-file it compiles it to PDF but I cannot see (and thus modify) the source window. Any idea why ?
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How to get source code on texshop?

I am using Texshop. I created a file there and saved it then there are 5 files saved but no of them is about my source code. Please tell me how can I access my source code so that I could edit it?
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Use tab to jump to NextMark in TeXshop

Is it possible to use 'tab' to jump to the next mark in TeXshop? I know how to change it in setting as 'command'+'something'. BTW, I use 'esc' as auto-commpletion.
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Why did a full TeXLive 2016 install on macOS Sierra not include Tk for `tlmgr --gui`?

I have a clean, full install of TeXLive 2016 on macOS Sierra on a new laptop. I discovered that tlmgr --gui wasn't working, saying it needed perl-tk. Which, I'm ok with in theory, but going to the ...
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TeXShop always open the pdf file [duplicate]

I run TeXShop on a MacBook Air. There are some strange problems. When I open a .tex file, TeXShop always typesetting automatically and show me the result .pdf file. The code file doesn't occur. But I ...
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TexShop opens pdf file but not the .tex file [duplicate]

I already changed TeXShop as the default TeX application instead of TeXworks, but I see no way of editing my .tex file using TeXShop. Whenever I double-click a .tex file, it will automatically typeset ...