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Questions tagged [mactex]

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

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Changing index delim_0 does not work on Mactex with Texlive distribution

I am trying to compile a book with multiple indexes. I am using indextools package with splitindex. I need to modify the index delimiter so I have created a .ist file with this content: delim_0 ": \\ ...
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MacTex 2016 Math Mode Errors [duplicate]

Hi I just installed MacTex 2016 and suddenly Latex shows a lot of errors when compiling (I am using pdflatex). The errors that I get look like this: Latex Error: ./untitled.tex:429 Missing $ ...
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Strange behavior after installing BasicTex

I'm using MacTex on OS X 10.11. I recently installed BasicTex in an attempt to get Anki to be able to use Latex for math notation, which worked. However, when I try to use Latex normally, it breaks ...
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MacTex - How to compile via command line? [closed]

I'm new to LaTeX/TeX and recently installed MacTeX on my MacBook. Everything seems to work fine (I'm able to create and typeset files with TeXShop). Now I want to compile some files via command line ...
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Fontspec, Sweave and MacTeX 2016: Font shape undefined

When I compile the following MWE with xelatex, compilation goes fine but I get this warning message: Font shape T1/TimesNewRoman(0)/m/n undefined(Font) using T1/cmr/m/n instead. The problem appeared ...
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standalone not working with psfrag

I have the following MWE \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{psfrag} \begin{document} text \end{document} I use latex and dvipdf. I have two machines with MacTex-2016. I've just updated with ...
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Path Problems Again with El Cap 10.11.6?

Last year I updated my mac to El Capitan, and followed the instructions here to fix the path issues. It was easy! Today I updated to 10.11.6. The preferences in TeXMaker (my GUI of choice) reverted ...
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authblk.sty not found on TexShop

I have the MacTex basic 2015 installed, and when I open a latex file using the command \usepackage{authblk}, TexShop says authblk.sty not found. I've also tried to change that command to \usepackage{...
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Upgrading to OSX El Capitan

I've read previous questions regarding these issues, but I'm new to Mac and not sure how to implement any of their solutions. I currently have MacTeX 2015 on my MacBook, and I do all of my work ...
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Do I HAVE to re-install all self-installed packages when TeXLive/MacTeX update yearly?

Every year when TeXLive/MacTeX updated itself, I was in an agony because the dozens of self-installed packages had to be re-installed manually. Is there a simpler, automated way to do this? I use ...
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Tex live 2015 frozen forever [closed]

I am using MacTeX 2015 on OS X 10.10.5 and do not want to upgrade to 2016 just yet. However, I would like to upgrade to the latest packages versions. After upgrading tlmgr I first got an error that ...
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How to control the offset of hrules and spacing of the text following a hrule?

I have used Tex at a very low level but I now need to try to format something a little more complex than I know how to handle. I have a large set of text files that I need to add a hrule in above and ...
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Using TeXMaker on Mac and Windows simultaneously

I'm a LaTeX novice so forgive my ignorance. I would greatly appreciate any help with an issue I am having. I created a basic template for my university reports and projects, on my Mac laptop, with ...
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how to show Mactex to the TeXwork

I did instal MacTex on my computer, but Texworks and Texmaker do not see all latex commends. Only in terminal I can run latex, pdflatex and others. How to show those tools to TeXworks ???
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Problem with Tex Live Utility

I recently upgraded to MacTeX 2016 but when I launch TeX Live Utility I have this message: your tex live version is 0 but your default repository url appears to be for tex live 2016. You need to ...
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Uppercase Gamma not appearing in mtpro2 package with fontspec, Baskerville, and XeLaTex

Please help with the stated problem. I can't get \Gamma command to render an upper case straight gamma greek letter. I am using TextPad on a MacTex distribution with mtpro2 lite and Baskerville font ...
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MacTex 2016 Formatting Problem

I have recently updated to MacTex 2016. Following the update a mysterious extra wide margin has been added to the Inside and Bottom margin and all text and images on every page is squeezed into the ...
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Trouble with fonts in XeLaTeX in MacTeX 2016

Consider the code % !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont [Ligatures=TeX] {TeX Gyre Pagella} \setmathfont [...
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Where are the tex commands installed?

I am trying to compile a file using the terminal and it keeps failing. In the past I was able to compile latex files easily using terminal but it suddenly started failing. The only change I remember ...
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Is it possible to auto-configure the 'Commands' settings in TexStudio (OSX)?

I installed MacTex-2014 on my Mac a while ago, under Yosemite, and it is installed in /usr/local/texlive/2014. I have since upgraded my OS to El Capitan. Needing to do some work on a document, I ...
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Problem with cyrillic characters in MacTex and OS X El Captain

I have a problem with cyrillic fonts (T2A) in OS X El Captain. Every time I try to compile a document that contains cyrillic characters (such as following), I get an error. \documentclass{article} \...
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Not able to put figures

Please help. I am not able to put figures in Tex in mac.
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Setting up BasicTex (Homebrew)

Just getting started with TeX and I think I'm missing something... I've installed BasicTex via Homebrew Cask (brew cask install basictex) which supposedly includes pdfTeX and a bunch of other tools (...
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Cannot compile with glossaries on Mac. No language module detected

I'm using TexMaker on Mac. I use glossaries in my document, like this \usepackage[acronym,nonumberlist,toc,numberedsection=autolabel]{glossaries} \iflanguage{czech}{\renewcommand*{\acronymname}{...
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Command + T is not working in TeXShop

The following screen comes out when I press CMD+T in TeXShop. I am using OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan.
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Which version of Lollipop package should be installed on OS X with TeX Live Utility?

I have installed basic TeX distribution (basictex-20150613.pkg) on my OS X 10.11.4. Now I want to install the lollipop package with TeX Live Utility. There is two options (I annotate them with red ...
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TexShop entry in “open with” on Mac OS X [closed]

I'm aware this is a question concerning Mac OS X and TeX, but I guess people here already had similar issues. MacTeX comes with TexShop. However, if I right klick a .tex-file, this editor doesn't ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `multirow.sty' not found

I am using Basictex on my mac, and using TEXMAKER as editor. I installed multirow package by tlmgr install multirow command. And output is tlmgr: package repository http://ctan.space-pro.be/tex-...
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TeXShop not invoking biber with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I installed current MacTeX version (20150613) and then updated TeXShop to most recent version, Version 3.61. In the BibTeX engine setting, I wrote biber, and in the document I additionally have: %!...
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Can no longer typeset using mactex and pdftex is running at 98% of CPU

Ive been using texshop on my mac for a while with no problem at all, i fixed the El Capitan problem by relocating the compiler, but for no apparent reason, by file has stopped typesetting. There is no ...
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copy pdf and .synctex.gz to working directory with latexmk, works on windows, not on os x

I have a problem with latexmk on my Mac. I'm using emacs as my latex editor, and have configured it to use latexmk. I have specified an output directory, but for synctex to work I need the pdf and ....
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MacTeX-2015, TeXShop, Run Macro/Applescript/Bibliography and receive error message: “### FAILED to generate /tmp/altpdflatex.etc”

Novice user here. Use Mac Os El Capitan, MacTex-2015, TexShop; Publisher does not support pidflatex and requires figures to be in EPS; Typeset settings: LaTeX, TeX and DVI; Bibliography: Natbib. ...
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Undefined control sequence because of “de” in the author names [duplicate]

I updated my Latex files (I am using MacTex2015 distribution) and since than I am getting a strange undefined control sequence error. Bibliographical entries that have "de" in the author name don't ...
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nomencl.ist not found

I'm on osx [MacTex] and I'm trying to use nomencl package. The problem is that: makeindex thesis.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o thesis.nls does not work, printing index file nomencl.ist not found Lookig ...
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pdflatex not found on OS X [duplicate]

I just install MacTex and trying to compile my tex file with TeXShop: Can't find required tool. /usr/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. TeXShop is a front end for TeX, but you also need a TeX ...
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Three errors when using tikz package

I am using MacTex 2015 and Texpad as LaTeX editor. When I try to import the tzik package \usepackage{tikz} the following 3 errors appear Weird thing though is that everything looks fine in my ...
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XeLaTeX is not typesetting correctly with xeCJK after texlive update

After a tlmgr update --self --all two days ago, I have had problems with xeCJK with XeLaTeX. Some documents won't compile at all, and others have strange problems. For simplicity, I tried the ...
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\synctex=1 being an ‘Undefined control sequence’

I'm still pretty new to LaTeX; and on my home computer, I've got lualatex set up with my first few (pretty simple) LaTeX documents, Skim.app on OS X for viewing, etc etc etc … … but now that I've ...
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TeXShop compilation issue on Mac OS El Capitan. Complete uninstallation and re-installation did not fix the problem

I am a basic user and sorry if I miss to state some important facts. I have similar problem raised here and also in many other pages. First, I followed the guides by Herbert Schulz, didn't work for ...
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typing chinese character in texmaker on Mac OS X

I would like to use Chinese characters in TexMaker on Mac OS X (using latest mactex). It appears not to be supported OOTB, any Chinese characters appears as a series of "▯▯▯▯▯". I do have the chinese ...
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“Argument of \OT1\” has an extra }" when I have an umlaut in the name

I'm trying to compile the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{ab_cd_2015, author = {{N{\"o}me}, Name}, year = {...
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Compile error Font T2A/cmr/m/n/12=larm1200 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. \fontencoding\encodingdefault\selectfont

I have recently installed MacTeX and TeXstudio on my macbook air 2013 (os x el captain 10.11.2) and tried to compile a file but got the error How to fix it? Thank you in advance.
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TeX Live permissions on OS X

So, after installing TeX Live 2015 (via the downloadable package) next to Homebrew, my directory-structure looks like this drwxr-xr-x 24 ec admin 816 20 Jan 20:58 | /usr/local drwxr-xr-x 176 ...
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Putting figures in MacTex

I don't know why but I'm not being able to put an image in my Latex file. I'm using MacTex and saving the code in .tex extension. Also I put the image in the same place I'm saving the file/code. Can ...
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Installing LaTeX El Capitan [duplicate]

I saw that some quite similar questions have already been asked on the forum, but, still, I can't find a way to solve my problem. I've just installed the mactex package 2015 from https://tug.org/...
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Can't find LaTex font phvb on mac

I was compiling a latex document on mac osx and getting this error: This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (TeX Live 2015) (preloaded base=mf) kpathsea: Running mktexmf phvb ! I can't find file `phvb'. ...
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how to symlink a style file into subdirectories?

I have a project that comprises multiple sub-documents, each of which needs to be generated many times with small tweaks that need to be consistent across the document. Here's what I want to do: ...
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MacTex (texlive) - pn2pdf: command not found

My MacTex seems to be missing the "pn2pdf" executable I searched the whole harddrive, but it only finds the corresponding documentation. I tried sudo tlmgr install --reinstall petri-nets but file is ...
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How to invoke minted with python3

I have 2 versions of Python on my machine. Version 2.7.10 can be invoked with python, whereas python3 uses 3.5.0 under the hood. I'd like to use minted with python3, which is why I installed Pygments ...
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TeXShop “Open Recent” menu not working

The "Open Recent" menu in TeXShop is not showing/recording any recent files. Has anyone had (or heard of) this problem before? (Or better yet, know of a solution?) The closest problem/solution I ...