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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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LaTeX Error: File `sn-jnl.cls' not found - Springer Nature Journal Template

I just downloaded the Springer Nature LaTeX Template. However, before even typing anything the .tex file fails to compile, showing the error message: LaTeX Error: File `sn-jnl.cls' not found I am ...
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Package pdftex Error: File 'Fig_6Z.jpg' not found. An older jpg works ok

With pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.17 (TeX Live 2016) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2016.12.10) 10 APR 2024 19:23, and using latest TeXShop 5.31 under MacOS 12.7.4 (MacPro 2013), two jpg files ...
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Annotate Equations package behaves weirdly in LaTeXit

I was using the annotate-equations package https://github.com/st--/annotate-equations to create annotated equations. The position of annotations seems to be wrong while rendering it in LaTeXit. The ...
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Using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} with a \begin{itemize} and text before that block breaks text selection

I need to use \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} to ensure effective text selection for German PDF documents. However, if I add a list anywhere within my document with \begin{itemize} breaks the text selection. ...
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What's the difference between Homebrew formula `texlive` and cask `mactex`?

I've always used mactex but just realized that Homebrew has a formula called texlive. What's the difference? Is texlive everything mactex contains except MacTeXtras, which includes "Additional ...
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Why can I not open MacTeX after I downloaded it and brought it to my desktop and I clicked on it twice?

I am trying to get Latex for the first time on my Mac sonoma 14.2. I succesfully downloaded MacTex and the package is on my desktop. I clip twice on it and it does not open. Installer appears. but ...
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Error with xelatex on macos

I updated the Tex installation on macos and the following piece of code, which used to work, is not working any more \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{...
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TexShop Add Period with Double-Space

When I switched to MacOS Ventura awhile back, I noticed the OS started adding a period after a double-space. I turned this off in Keyboard -> Input Sources -> Add period with a double-space, ...
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LyX displays Cyrillic characters when entering accented Latin characters [closed]

working with macOS Monterey 12.7.2 (System Language is English and keyboard is US PC International), LyX 2.3.7 and MacTeX-2023, I encounter the strangest problem. I'm using LyX out of the box after ...
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make4ht and dvisvgm generates a '.svg' file that contains text regarding using option '-dNEWPDF'

I'm generating .svg files with mahe4ht and dvisvgm. The .svg is generated but contains text at the beginning regarding the use of option -dNEWPDF: The old, written in PostScript, PDF interpreter has ...
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Texshop : shortcut for renaming environment

There is a very convenient macro in Emacs+AucteX and I wonder whether it exists in TeXShop. It consists in renaming an environment automatically. Suppose I start with \begin{itemize} \item blabla \...
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TeXstudio default setting saves the .pdf and auxiliary files to a different location than the .tex file on a MacBook M2 Pro

I have recently transitioned from a Windows machine to Apple silicon. I have a MacBook M2 Pro. I just installed TeXstudio on my MacBook. So, I was trying to create a document to see how it works out ...
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Can't install Texstudio 4.6.3 on my M2 MacBook Pro?

I recently transitioned from Windows to apple silicon. I have a MacBook M2 Pro. I am trying to download Texstudio 4.6.3 on my machine. However, when I double click on the downloaded Texstudio file, I ...
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How do I set the TeXLive system font path for fontspec on macOS?

MacTeX / TeXlive 2021 on macOS 10.15.7 I'm trying without luck to use Times New Roman via the fontspec package. I've read that: fc-list : family | sort will produce a list of system fonts that I ...
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Where can I find TeX Live after installing via Homebrew?

I installed TeX Live via Homebrew (4.1.17) on my Mac (macOS Sonoma 14.1): brew install texlive. Now, I'd like to use this TeX Live distribution in IntelliJ IDEA with the plugin TeXiFy IDEA. When ...
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How can I enable common Latex shortcuts for em-dashes (---) and quotation marks (`` '') while using a system font?

I am using TexpadTeX (from the Mac application Texifier/TexPad) and am trying to use Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro font, which is a system font on MacOS. I'm also very used to using some widely-used ...
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open pdf file stored in devonthink via link in pdf generated by latex

I am writing my notes in latex, and have to open a reference pdf stored in devonthink, which has an option of creating a link like x-devonthink-item://2A4BA600-D5CB-4414-852F-5FC596703941 Usually it ...
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Why exactly does Biber need Command Line Tools?

When I went to MacTeX 2023 and I ran Biber for the first time, TeXShop told me I had to install the Command Line Tools. I did and everything works without problems. However, I have been wondering for ...
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Printing LaTeX Made PDFs in MacOS -- Preview doesn't See Fonts?

This is a follow up to a previous question. I use pandoc to create PDFs from markdown files, which uses pdflatex behind the scenes. After a bunch of system upgrades, the type in my printed PDFs ...
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Texpad (macOS) - highlighting url links/in-text refs using the build-in TexpadteX typesetter

Do you know any trick for including rectangles around references, such as Figures, Tables, and url links, etc. in Texpad editor when the TexpadTeX typesetter is used? While I can manually change or ...
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TexShop Autocompletes & with a period

For some reason, TexShop started autocompleting any ampersand & by adding a period/full stop, which is not a feature that I consider desirable, given that I almost exclusively use the symbol for ...
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Error: File `IEEEtran.cls' not found

I'm completely new to latex so please bare with me. I'm getting the error "File `IEEEtran.cls' not found." for the line \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} -- although I have downloaded the ...
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Is it possible to use tlmgr to install required LaTeX packages in macOS 13.2

I do not want to install the full TeX Live in macOS 13.2 with an M1 chip, I just want to use this command: tlmgr install scheme-small to install only required packages with minimal disk usage. Is it ...
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Setting Up Latex on MacOs using VSCode [duplicate]

Good afternoon everyone, I am currently resetting my mac and reinstalling everything in a clean way. I would love to have guidance here if possible. I currently installed TexLive and TextDist but now ...
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Pythontex in TeXShop for MAC [closed]

I am trying to use Pythontex in TeXShop but my engine is not working, here is my pythontex engine #!/bin/zsh # For anaconda distribution of Python, use #PATH=~/anaconda/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/...
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Starting up LaTeX file on Mac for first time: "log file not found" error

I have just installed texmaker on my Macbook Air M1, 2020 along with Miktex. It is macOS Ventura 13.1. After setting up a minimal file, it returns the error "Log File not found!" (this is ...
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Error in VS-Code: found no \citation commands [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis and run it on LaTex on VS-Code on a macOS and all of sudden from today morning I keep receiving the following error: I found no \citation commands. I found no \bibdata command. ...
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The font "LibertinusMaths" cannot be found

Having trouble running the following MWE with LuaLaTeX, despite multiple confirmations that font-libertinus was successfully installed using Homebrew! I'm running MacOS Ventura 13.3.1 on M2 Max; ...
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Non-free-font (garamondx) is not being rendered anymore after upgrade to macOS 13

I have been creating PDFs with garamondx for a while without a problem on my Mac with M1 chip. After upgrading to macOS 13 (Ventura) garamondx as a non-free font cannot be rendered anymore. The error ...
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On LyX 2.3.7 for macOS, full screen option have no effect

Changing fullscreen options (Preferences > Editing > Control) has no effect. Text width remains unchanged, toolbars don't disappear, but the menu bar is hidden. I find no reports on this ...
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Mactex mirror broken

just today I got my very first macbook (macbook air M2 base model) with Ventura 13.3. I'm a mathematician so I really need Latex asap on my computers. I was going to download mactex and then texstudio,...
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BibDesk: looking for a keystroke to activate main panel

Preferring the keyboard for switching between various fields in BibDesk (V1.8.15, High Sierra), I am looking for a keystroke to jump back to the main panel. For example, after searching for a ...
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LyX preview of child document in main document not working

This is a LyX specific question. I would like to work with a main document and insert different parts (e.g. chapters) into the main document as child documents. One can do this in LyX using Insert >...
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MacOS: problems with latexmk

I'm on a mac m1 running macOS Ventura 13.2. After installing Tex Live I tried to type latexmk in the terminal and it throws me the not found error. zsh: command not found: latexmk I've tried to ...
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Proper way of adding TeXlive to PATH

I am trying to use VScode LaTeX workshop on mac ventura and I am receiving Recipe terminated with fatal error: spawn latexmk EN0ENT when compiling. I am trying to follow the LaTeX workshop ...
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Updating tlmgr itself gives error about wrong repository

I've recently upgraded macOS to 13.1. When upgrading TeXLive, the error indicated I need to fix my repository. How? $ tlmgr update --self /Library/TeX/texbin/tlmgr: TLPDB::from_file could not ...
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TexShop does not accept the keyboard global configuration

I have a question, perhaps for Unix/MacOS connoisseurs, or maybe rather for TeX users. This is my problem: I work with LaTeX almost daily in several languages, mainly English, but also and frequently ...
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Texmaker doesn’t find pygmentize but compiling on command line works [duplicate]

I have installed pygments, but I can't get minted to work in Texmaker. Let’s say I have the following TeX-File: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{minted}{python} ...
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Can't use minted package in TexStudio

What I get in TexStudio: My terminal setup: TexStudio command line arguments are st up: PC: MacBook Air M2, OS: Ventura 13.0.1 How to make minted work?
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Escaping special characters or inserting them literally [duplicate]

I have looked far and wide on the Internet on how to do this. I am writing a doc about macOS in LaTeX. Here the symbol ⌘ is quite common. I haven't found a way to write thos in LaTeX though.
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how to label my equations with Latex in macOS Pages?

G'day, mate. I'm writing my paper, but I don't know how to label my equations. I typed \label{(1.1)}(1.2,1.3,…etc.) after my equation, but it always doesn't work! I tried \ref{} as well, it doesn’t ...
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TEXMFHOME not searched by texstudio after homebrew texlive install (after switching to Ventura?)

I was previously on texlive under MacOS Macports, and using texstudio without any problem. I have a bunch of custom packages in ~/Library/texmf and when I build my documents on the command line in ...
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Quicklook on MacOS Ventura not working anymore for .tex files

since I have updated my M1 macbook air to macOS Ventura I am no longer able to use the quicklook feature for my .tex files, in the finder when pressing the space bar on a files it simply prompts me : &...
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unable to use bib file in ~/Library/texmf

I have a Zotero.bib folder in my local texmf folder /Users/jumpdiffusion/Library/texmf. Somehow kpsewhich is not able to locate that bib file. Here is a terminal session with outputs. work/tmp/...
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Add a custom directory localtexmf to Texlive on MacOS (Monterey)

I have a directory (coming from MikTeX) named localtexmf which contains all sorts of personal files (fonts I purchased, some .cls files etc.) which I need. I knew how to add the directory to MikTeX ...
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biber not working after updating XCode

This is such a niche question and I've found an answer on the Apple SE site, but since I encountered the problem trying to use biber I'm asking it here and providing an answer in case other TeX users ...
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Bradley Hand Font in Math

Compiling with LuaLaTeX, use of Bradley Hand Font works for body and math using beamer; but I would like to know how to render Bradley Hand font for math using standard Article style. -Thanks. %\...
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TeX doesn't apply changed memory settings from local texmf.cnf

I added my own textmf.cnf and have set up TEXMFCNF to point to it with export TEXMFCNF=path: in .zshrc. kpsewhich finds it correctly. My texmf.cnf: stack_size=150000 When I run latexmk -synctex=1 -...
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how to install ucas package in macOS

today when I compile the beamer project, shows error: File `ucas.sty' not found. ^^M then I tried to install the ucas package like this in macOS 12.4, show error: ➜ ~ sudo tlmgr install ucas tlmgr: ...
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Cannot use system font in XeLaTeX (macOS)

I'm under macOS 12.4, the following code worked fine for me before % !TEX TS-program = xelatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 % !Mode:: "TeX:UTF-8" % contents... \setmonofont[Mapping={}]{Monaco} ...
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