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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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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

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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issue using sublime text + macOS hold key accent functionality

-1 I am used to the press hold key functionality with macOS 12 - MacBook Pro 2021 which makes possible to type accentuated letters pretty quickly (French é,à and so on). I hold the 'e' key and then ...
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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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BibDesk: how to remove 'learned' misspelled word?

Certain fields (i.e. annotations) in BibDesk V1.8.15 use a build-in spell checker (High Sierra). A not-found word (e.g. in the field annotations) is underlined and the user can choose (e.g. via Ctrl-...
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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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In TexShop, is there a way to highlight the currently editing line?

I was a Windows user but now becoming a Mac user. Before, I used to use the TexMaker in Windows, and therein, the line where I am editing has a bit different color, compared to the other lines. So, ...
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BibDesk: Where are previous entries in bibtex fields stored internally?

I am using BibDesk V1.8.8 on High Sierra without any troubles. I have added a custom BibTeX field note (type textual) in every bibtex entry. Clicking on the entry in the database a new window opens ...
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Latex in MacOS powerpoint

I've been using beamer on Linux for over 8 years, but my new work now wants me to make powerpoint presentations on a MacBook and I feel very lost. I struggle with the equation editor. My ...
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MacOSX Alternative to UltiSnips, and tools to write mathematics notes in LaTeX faster [duplicate]

For writing textual content and mathematical formulas in LaTeX, I use Vim. I use Vim for writing code, markdown, and LaTeX. I have just recently read an article by a Mathematics PhD student, Gilles ...
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Combine different commands into one using a conditional

I define the following commands \def\R{\mathbb{R}} \def\Rd{\R^d} \def\Rn{\R^n} Is it possible to combine these three commands into one using a conditional? As an example, I would like \Rx to output \...
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MikTeX is not working, problems with Path, Mac OS

I can't compile anything with my TexStudio. Miktex just stopped working. It's giving me a "path" related error, but all directories are in place.
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Open LaTeX PDF file in Skim from Visual Studio Code

I am trying to open my PDF document with Skim from Visual Studio Code. I would like the View LaTeX PDF file command to open in Skim my PDF document and update it automatically. Unfortunately, when I ...
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emacs+skim forward search after macos update to 12.1

I have a mac mini M1, running macos 12.1, emacs (27.2 build 3) with auctex 13.0.14 (elpa package) and Skim 1.6.6. Problem: C-c C-c in emacs compiles but does not launch Skim as a viewer. Forward ...
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TexStudio cannot compile

I've recently (this week) updated my MacOS to Monterey 12.0.1 as well as the last TexStudio release (4.1.2). Previously all was working properly, but now TexStudio cannot compile. In fact if I select &...
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TeXShop print problem

I'm running TeXShop on a mac. Using as simplest as possible code of, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} A very simple text! \end{document} the printing output is ...
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minted stops working, no clear error [duplicate]

After a series of updates (Pygments, TeXLive, OS), minted stopped working. I can't spot any error in the log. On this input: %!TEX TS-options = -shell-escape \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to uninstall TeXstudio on macOS?

I am still new to macOS. How do I uninstall TeXstudio? It is "only" a DMG file. Is it enough to just move it to the trash?
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tlmgr: action not allowed in system mode: ... (texlive)

I made a fresh install of texlive using homebrew on a macbook that have sat unused for about a year. I removed all previous tex distributions I found, both for the (sole) user and systemwide. Now I am ...
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