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MacTeX is an open source TeX distribution for Mac OS X.

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error texlive 2019basic of february 2020

after updating my tex system with the Tex Live utility on osx mojave, characters from textcomp disappeared. I had to trash /usr/local/texlive/2019basic/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/textcomp.sty and ...
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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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.tex file not compiling when moved from Desktop to another directory [duplicate]

I have noticed a strange behavior lately: Some of my .tex files will not compile unless they are on my Desktop. When I move the folder containing the .tex file with all its companion files to, say, ...
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Macos Mojave: mactex installed > bin/sh mtxrun not found?

I am a complete newbie with latex. I just installed mactex. I am running a make file which uses context and in the log output is sais: /bin/sh: mtxrun: command not found Also when I run context --...
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tlmgr does not update binary

I have MacTeX 2019 installed and I am trying to update dvisvgm to the latest version. If I run tlmgr info it says: installed: Yes revision: 52851 sizes: doc: 149k, bin: 5061k relocatable: ...
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Add styles to MacTeX

I am a new user of LaTeX and would like to use it for my Master's thesis. I would like to use the styles from Journal of Finance (cf. http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/stanton/texintro/). ...
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Problem using custom package

The problems occur with the following two example files. The first file is called sty1.sty. It is located in ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex/packages/sty1 I created all of the folders below ~/Library. ...
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How do I install the latex package wasysym on Mac? I just downloaded the zip file

I want to use this package on Pages to have a wider symbol range. I searched a lot online but nothing seems to work… can someone help me?
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Lyx Math issues - missing a cell

I used to have a default setting of three cells, when using math (cmd+m, enter). But at some point it has changed to only to cells, and when I add an additional colon, when there are not aligned. I ...
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What packages are included with MacTex?

Is there a way to search for what packages you have installed or is there a document that shows all the included packages with MacTex? Thanks to another post on here I learned how to get the manuals ...
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TeXLive 2019 (MacTeX): Lualatex can't find any image with \includegraphics

Running MacTex 2019, all packages updated, and suddenly every \includegraphics instance returns the following error: Package luatex.def Error: File 'path/to/file' not found: using draft setting. I ...
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Are there any differences between (in the terms of compatibility) using Windows+miktex and macOS+mactex?

I'm having an issue compiling document on macOS using Texpad + mactex. The document was originally written on Windows while author used miktex distribution. Is this a common issue that these are not ...
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TexStudio Mac os package not found

I download TexStudio on my Mac. I want to use package setspace, everything is fine if I click 'run' button (I can get the result with PdfLaTeX without any errors), but when I hover over on \usepackage{...
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Safe way to remove docs and fonts from MacTex

I'm new to MacTeX, and as I installed by pkg installer MacTeX's installation size SOOOO big that it's about 6GB. I figured out that in /usr/local/texlive, there are folders like texmf-dist/doc, which ...
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Extremely long compilation time in lualatex (minutes)

Compiling the following MWE takes around 4 minutes using lualatex, and 2 minutes with pdflatex. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \end{document} Of that 2 minutes is ...
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Running Arara from TeXworks on a mac

It took me a long time to get arara to work from within TeXworks on OS X 10.14 or 10.15. I would get two errors: /usr/local/texlive/2019/texmf-dist/scripts/arara/arara.sh: line 8: kpsewhich: command ...
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include graphics macOS Catalina

Help! Ever since I upgraded my machine to macOS Catalina, non of my tex files can use \incdludegrapics. As far as I know this is the only change done to my system recently. I tried to uninstall and ...
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Error with pdfTeX after updating to Mac OS Catalina

I am getting the following error now when I compile with TeXShop. "This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded format=pdflatex) restricted \write18 enabled. entering ...
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\includegraphics broken on MacTeX 2019? [duplicate]

On MacTeX 2019, I get the following error when using \includegraphics: ./test.tex:5: Undefined control sequence. \Ginclude@graphics ...e \expandafter {\@curr@file ...
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BibLaTeX (biber) only working with default bibliography styles [MacTeX]

I'm using the MacTeX 2019 environment on macOS Mojave 10.14.6 and the included pdfLaTeX and biber commands to compile my documents (through TeXStudio, although running directly from command line leads ...
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How install test version of package for MacTeX?

The babel maintainer has suggested that I try an as-yet unreleased version to see if it removes an incompatibility with another package. I downloaded the requisite files. If I use latex babel.ins, ...
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Nomenclature+amsart: compile error if PDF output is long but not if it is short

Using the nomenclature package with amsart, I get a compiling error if the PDF output is long but not if it is short. Here is the shortest example of the problem I could make. \immediate\write18{...
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.tex files set to open with TeX.mdimporter (1.3)

I created a second account on my Mac in an attempt to workaround a fuzzy display issues I am having with TeXShop. When I select "Get Info" on a .tex file it seems to be set to open with TeX.mdimporter:...
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Texshop problem: pdflatex does not exist, reinstalling mactex 2019 didn't work

I just upgraded my mac to high sierra from snow leopard recently so I am encountering the same problem from a few years ago. I uninstalled MacTex 2014 and installed the new MacTex 2019 and the problem ...
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Getting TexLive 2019 installation to work on macOS

I am not an expert on Unix based systems. I installed TexLive 2019 on my mac (Mojave 10.14.6) and in the end it advises me to: Add /usr/local/texlive/2019/texmf-dist/doc/man to MANPATH. Add /...
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MacTeX 2019 gives “! LaTeX3 Error: Control sequence \not= already defined.”

I have a document, that compiles fine on MacTeX 2017, which is installed on my desktop machine. I now installed MacTeX 2019 on my laptop and get this cryptic error: (/usr/local/texlive/2019/texmf-...
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\usepackage{newtxtext} gives Undefined control sequence with MacTeX

Can anyone help, I am trying to compile a resume with XeLatex and there are no spaces between words in the PDF. I have the latest version of MacTex and I have also tried on OverLeaf. \pdfmapline{+...
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How to import custom macros in TeXshop? [duplicate]

I am helping a retired professor to migrate from his old computer (old Mac OS), that has TeXtures installed. The company that created TeXtures is gone, so I am looking at MacTeX, combined with TeXShop,...
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How do I install third-party packages in MacTeX? [duplicate]

I would like to know how I can install third-party packages that are not included in the standard MacTeX distribution. I am interested in using jecon.bst in particular. The current situation is: ...
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Installation of mactex under mojave 10.14.5 failing

I'm new to Mac Mojave but not to macs or software. The Pkg file from MacTex does not respond to double-clicking or to pressing click, then pressing the "install" button. Can anyone suggest how to ...
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Errors including markdown my project

I want to add markdown to my tex file and i'm having a really hard time doing so. i've added the package but i keep running into the same error. Here's my setup: And the PDFlatex run command is like ...
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How to fix the MetaPost “Missing argument to arrowhead” error?

I am playing the following code from page 15 in Learning METAPOST by Doing prologues := 3; outputtemplate := "%j-%c.eps"; beginfig(1); save arrowhead; vardef arrowhead(expr p) = save A,u,a,b;...
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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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Why can't my .sty file be found? I followed the MacTeX instructions

I created a new package as a .sty file. I want to be able to use it in all of my documents. I followed the instructions on the MacTeX website. I located my Library folder in Macintosh HD using ...
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Better latex output, instead of being wrapped on Terminal?

Latex output is being wrapped, even if there is space on Terminal: While if I list the files ls command output seems normal (as expected): I checked Avoid linebreaks in LaTeX console / log output (...
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Lualatex/Japanese document compiles fine in TeXstudio, but not MacTex

I'm having trouble compiling the following document. I have done a fresh install of MacOS 10.14 and installed the full size MacTex 2018 distribution directly from TUG. I have also upgraded all ...
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Fontspec compilation error with MacTeX-2018

Fontspec (and several other packages) were not working. I reinstalled MacTeX-2018, but the same errors keep coming up (see below). l3kernel & l3packages are both installed. All packages on TeX ...
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Uncommon problem on xdvipdfmx in macTeX?

When I use the following code to type Chinese text in TeXShop of macTeXIt reports an error This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99999 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded format=xelatex) restricted \write18 ...
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TexPad custom snippet Variables?

I am trying to create a custom snippet to include a string variable based on 'selection'. I cannot seem to figure out how to copy the current selection to a variable and use it within the snippet, for ...
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Texmaker - Python - Configuration

LaTex friends, I need your help configuring MacTeX, Texmaker (pdfLatex) and Python on a Mac. I have received a file where a *.tex uses a Python and I just have no idea how to make this file work. I ...
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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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Texcount command not found system in MacTeX [closed]

I have a problem trying to invoke texcount from LaTeX file. I am using MacOS with MacTeX 2018 installed. texcount comes directly with the MacTeX and it is on the PATH. When I run texcount on command ...
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How do you fully install IEEEtran for MacOS?

I have been searching for hours trying to figure this out. I need to write a paper in IEEE double column format for a graduate class. Because LaTeX, I figured there was a package to help me make sure ...
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PerlTk with MacTex BasicTeX

I have the BasicTex version of MacTeX installed on my machine. I would like to use the gui for tlmgr, but when I try to run it, I'm informed I need perl/tk. After some Internet searching it seems like ...
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How to install the hmcpset package for LyX Mac with MacTex? [duplicate]

I've been trying for several days to get this to work, but i haven't been successful yet. I'm new to latex and I don't have a very good idea of what I'm doing, which is why I'm using LyX. I put the ...
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How can you get the correct .bbl version for arXiv in MacTeX?

Although the question of getting the correct .bbl version for arXiv has been asked and answered before, I've had trouble implementing some of the suggested solutions on the Mac, so please read to the ...
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Migrating from TexLive to MacTeX: My scripts do not work. Undefined control sequence \end{document}

I have classes for all the kinds of documents I usually write in Latex. I just migrated to a Mac in my new job, and find that none of my scripts work with MacTex 2018 (first time working with MacTex......
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texmf install script doesn't work

I wanted to use the script mentioned here to install a local texmf structure on a Mac. When I click on the script, I get the message "Local texmf folder already exists," but when I click on "Take me ...
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Change Boldness of Certain Fonts

For some certain fonts, they have different level of "boldness". For example, Avenir Next has Ultra Light Light, Regular, Medium, Demi-Bold, Bold and Condensed Bold... Below is an example done by ...
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migrating from Linux to Mac

For the longest time, I have written LaTeX documents on Unix or Linux. Due to several reasons, I'm actively planning to move this to Mac. I installed Mactex, Linux Libertine fonts, RomDev.tec and ...

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