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Change pdflatex default paper size when installed using MacPorts

I have used MacPorts to install TexLive on a MacBook Pro running MacOS 11.5.2 How do I change the default paper size for pdflatex? Is there a way to do it without scrapping the MacPorts install for ...
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Error with pygmentize when using minted package

Problem: I get multiple undefined control sequences when using the package minted and I believe it is caused by pygmentize. Background I use the software Texpad and the active LaTeX distribution is ...
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Multiple versions of latex installed on mac

I seem to have two versions of LaTeX installed on my mac, and it's causing problems because the most up to date version (one that has the right .sty files and packages for Rstudio and Jupyter ...
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\xdef and \fnsymbol problem under TeX Live 2015/MacPorts 2015_6

I'm writing a paper using a cls file provided by the journal (which I cannot modify). They are using some tricky code for creating table notes under tables. Problem is that this code crashes under my ...
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How to migrate from TeXLive-MacPorts-2014 to TeXLive-MacTeX-2014

I have installed TeXLive-MacPorts-2014 and would like to migrate to MacTeX-TeXLive-2014 (since MacPorts distro doesn't come with the tlmgr). I have installed some major sections of MacPorts-...
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Where is tlmgr in MacPorts-TeXLive installation? [duplicate]

I have just installed TeXLive-2014 through MacPorts. But it doesn't come with a tlmgr executable. I previously used TeXLive-2013 installed with MaxTeX.pkg which had tlmgr as part of its installation. ...
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pdflatex path problem [closed]

I am having a problem running pdflatex on the command line. When I install a new package using tlmgr it puts things in the the directory /usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/tex/latex/ which is fine. ...
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How to get small caps in Classico (texlive 2014)? [closed]

After installing texlive 2014 (via macports) all my documents using the "Classico" font stopped compiling. I scratched my head for a while (RTFM, STFW), and then I discovered that I should not invoke ...
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Installing upgreek.sty with macports

How to install upgreek.sty using macports? Which of texlife-* packages should I install for it?
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Error: Can't find the format file pdflatex.fmt

I have TeX Live installed on my MacBook Pro running MacOSX 10.8 through macports. Recently on trying to compile a LaTeX file through pdflatex I got the error /opt/local/share/texmf-texlive/tex/...
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How to make dcases environment work in LaTeX

I'm using Kile (kde4) on Mac OS. I can use the cases environment just fine but my version of Kile doesn't have dcases. I'm using Kile via MacPorts. Does anyone know of a way to update my distribution ...
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What are the practical differences between installing LaTeX from MacTeX or MacPorts/Homebrew?

When I started using a unix based system it was very natural to install MacTeX, since the installation of it is more "windows-like", though the installation package is huge. Later I was introduced to ...
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Change the installation of TeX

I have updated my OS X to Mountain Lion, and am experiencing a problem. I have on my system two installations of TeX, namely MacTeX and TeXLive from macports. I am using only the first one, and the ...
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MacPorts: install packages for use in Texmaker

I'm using Texmaker and want to install the package algorithmicx to write some pseudocode. I've tried using MacPorts to download and install the package but I can't seem to load it in Texmaker or in ...
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Adding a CTAN package to a MacPorts-maintained TeX installation

I have installed TeXlive through MacPorts and now discover that I am missing some package. For clarity let's use a trivial example and say I am missing lipsum.sty. I now have two options: Option 1 ...
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macports texlive can't find .sty file

I have texlive-fonts-extra installed: $ port installed texlive-fonts-extra The following ports are currently installed: texlive-fonts-extra @22691_0+doc (active) According to https://trac.macports....
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Package not found

I'm having some problems using the package minitoc. Every time I try to compile my LaTeX file, I'm getting the error: minitoc.sty not found. I did a search in my computer and I found that I have ...
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How to figure out which distribution a package is in?

I just installed TeX Live on my Mac with Macports. I wanted to use the enumitem package and was told that LaTeX couldn't find the file when I tried to compile. I installed the texlive-basic ...
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How to install a latex package in MacOS TeXLive?

I just downloaded cyrillic package into a temp directory and executed: sudo latex cyrlatex.ins It works, but it produces a few dozen files in the same directory. How to place them into my TeXLive ...
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macports tex install does not have nag.sty

How do I install missing style files with macports' tex install? File `nag.sty' not found.
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