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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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Problems with BibLaTex and Biber on MacOS [duplicate]

I'm currently writing a seminar paper with TexMaker (Version 5.0.4) on macOS Catalina (10.15.5). I tried to switch from BibTex to BibLaTex due to formatting issues for my bibliography (I need APA ...
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Matlab2tikz - TeX Capacity Exceeded - Trying to Run `lualatex` Command

I have been creating vector graphics with the matlab2tikz tool and got the error message ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=5000000]. As I found out on the matlab2tikz github page page I ...
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Package textcomp Error: Symbol \textasciigrave not provided

"R CMD check Ecfun_0.2-4.tar.gz" ends with 8 repetitions of the following: ! Package textcomp Error: Symbol \textasciigrave not provided by (textcomp) font family zi4 in TS1 encoding. (...
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Font shape undefined in CI

I have a huge problem with a custom .ttf-font I can't get my head around for hours now. My workflow is to write latex code locally, check it into CI which then compiles it and deploys the pdf to a ...
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TexStudio: Cursor in editor moves to end of word

whenever i try to type in any character, the cursor in texstudio jumps to the end of the current word and adds the character there. I'm unable to correct any typo inside of words and/or commands. I'...
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Installing pgf-pie in macosCatalina (command line)

I'm trying to install the pgf-pie package here in macOS Catalina 10.15 I've followed the steps: downloaded pgf-pie.sty here: http://linorg.usp.br/CTAN/graphics/pgf/contrib/pgf-pie/ used kpsewhich ...
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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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Why is my typeset button is not working, nor I am able to choose from the dropdown menu?

I use macOS Catalina(if it matters). I use TeXworks, and I am trying to convert a latex file into pdf. But upon clicking the typeset green button nothing happens. Nor an error message is being shown ...
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pdflatex memoir compiling errors (Undefined control sequence. [\ifmem@noetex])

I was trying to change the appearance of my document via memoir package, but have encountered some mistakes when I tried to produce pdf. The source code for document is pretty simple \documentclass[...
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Install MacTex on El Capitan

I'm trying to install MacTex on MacOS El Capitan (10.11.6) using brew cask install mactex yet I get Error: macOS Sierra or newer is required.. Is there a way of using brew to install an older version? ...
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TeXShop and MacTeX-2019: error

I have just downloaded and installed successfully MacTeX-2019. However when opening TeXShop I receive the following message "TeXShop ne peut pas s’ouvrir en raison d’un problème". Can somebody ...
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tlgmr error: First directive needs to be 'name'…

I asked this question on stackoverflow first (see here), buy asking her too. I am getting the following error on various tlmgr related commands, such as: | => tlmgr list First directive needs to ...
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Do packages that require '--shell-escape' work with the zsh shell in macOS 10.15 Catalina?

I am still working with macOS 10.14 Mojave which uses the bash shell. With version 10.15 the default shell is zsh. Does this affect packages that require the use of the '--shell-escape' option in any ...
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Using SVG package in Latex (pdflatex) on macOS Catalina

Compilation fails after inkscape: command not found but I'm able to convert svg manually in terminal. The following command works 👍 and produce the img.pdf file. inkscape img.svg --export-type=pdf ...
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Compiling .tex files with space in the name does not work in Texshop 4.44

This morning, I ran TeX Live Utility to update all packages. I don't know if it is a coincidence but right after that all my .tex files would not compile in Texshop 4.44. I always got the same message ...
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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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Quickbuild in Texmaker on Catalina

I just updated my running system to macOS Catalina 10.15 and now the quickbuild in Texmaker does not work anymore. More precisely even if I use the PdfLatex command it does not create a document? Can ...
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Can't get the pdf file to be viewed in CodeRunner

I am trying to integrate the latexmk compilation into coderunner on MacOS. However, eventhough it is able to compile it correctly, I can't get the pdf to be previewed in the coderunner app. This is ...
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Viewer for pdflatex/beamer presentation with reload and without blurry transitions (Mac OS) [closed]

When using pdflatex to create a beamer presentation and then viewing it in Preview.app (single page or fullscreen mode), page transitions are blurry: when going to the next slide, a blurry/low-...
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Retrieve bibliographic data from DOI code using command line

I am trying to find a way to retrieve some bibliographic data starting from a DOI code using the Linux/MacOS command line. For example, suppose I want to get the bibtex entry for the following DOI: ...
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Minted package on MacOSX

I am doing some troubleshooting on a Macbook Air (Linux user here) that has got an issue with running minted on MacOSX Mojave. I've been doing so successfully in Ubuntu, and never had any issues there....
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Lyx and finder MacOS

I've got an exam tommorow, the last couple of days Lyx has been really slow in navigating around finder. Say I wanna insert a graphic, it's slow in loading the folders. Any tips or tricks? I tried ...
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LaTeX editor that works seamlessly between iOS (iPadOS) and MacOS

I am planning to get an iPad Pro this Autumn and was looking into editor options. What would be a good editor that can work smoothly between the iPad and MacBook? Something that allows me to switch ...
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Is it possible to edit the visualisation of the notes using the Présentation tool?

Is it possible to edit the visualisation of the notes using the Présentation tool? By default, in the notes, it shows the date, the title (twice) and the captions of the figures (if any). I would ...
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Mactex + Texstudio Mojave new installation: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character 〖 (U+3016) [closed]

It's been a while since my last time using Mactex + Texstudio, which worked fine back then. Now with fresh installation I'm getting the below error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character 〖 (U+...
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ps2pdf is not working anymore - Macport upgrade on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5

After an upgrading following a break dependency on my MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5, the command "ps2pdf" doesn't work anymore. I use it with latex to convert a ghostscript file .ps, generated from latex ...
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How to install rubber on macOS?

Rubber seems to be available on various Linux repositories but not on macOS. What is the recommended way of installing rubber on macOS? Could a package be made available on Homebrew?
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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 version 5.0.2, with this same ...
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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 ...