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TeXShop is an integrated text editor and PDF previewer for the Mac designed for editing all kinds of TeX documents.

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Where does the tikz package belong in TexShop

A few years ago, I managed to write LaTeX code with e.g. \usepackage{tikz} ....\[\begin{tikzpicture} \draw[help lines] (0,0) grid (8,8); \end{tikzpicture}/]. The corresponding file compiles in TeXShop ...
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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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PDF figure not compiling

I know that this a common request in this forum but I've tried all suggestions of previous posts unsuccessfully. I apologize if it's still obvious. So basically, I am trying to compile a pdf image on ...
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Changing encoding in the editor for Turkish character

I had written all my tex files with latin5 encoding in texshop on Mac. Now I want to change the encoding to utf8 because all the files I get from my colleague are encoded with uft8. However, when I ...
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Reducing the Size of the TEXshop Console

I'm new to using LaTeX and TeXshop. I'm not sure what I did or how this happened, but the TeX console window is taking up almost the whole width of the of my screen. This happened recently, it used ...
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TeXShop is not auto-completing \ref{...} commands with labels using F5 any more?

In TeXShop, I used to use F5 to suggest auto-completions for \ref{ } commands, for example, \ref{fig: ... and then pressing F5 would list all the fig:... labels I had assigned for me to choose from. ...
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TeX Giving a Blank Console

Using a Mac on Monterey 12.2.1, and TeXShop on 4.70. When attempting to Typeset, the console window is completely blank. A "which pdflatex" search in the Terminal gives /Library/TeX/texbin/...
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Problem with .out files using Texshop

I am using tex-shop for tex-ing files locally on my mac. Recently, whenever I resolved a grammatical/compiling error and try to recompile it, the complier console always told me that there is a ...
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Cursor Position Defaults to end of the Document in TeXShop

I am using TeXShop on Mac OSX and ever since the OS was updated recently (a few months ago), the cursor position defaults to the end of the document instead of the line I was working at. This happens ...
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Fixing line width to 80

Using TeXShop to create a .tex file, but when typing in a paragraph like entry, it is only saved as one long line, not multiple. I was instructed to fix the line width to 80 characters, how would I go ...
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Referencing a listing and getting two question marks

I'm using TexShop 4.69 and I'm using lstlistings. But now after inserting my 3rd lstlisting, I can't get an adequate reference number. I'm receiving now two “??" in my text. Can somebody please ...
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Pstricks: fillcolor no longer works with \pspolygon

I have a new Mactex installation and in pstricks, using "fillcolor=..." inside \pspolygon no longer works--the polygon comes out empty. Has something changed in pstricks? I know VERY little ...
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xparse error with TexShop [closed]

This is a very strange question I encountered...so I am using the "NewDocumentCommand" from xparse. I have the following codes in my "test.sty" file (just a simple example): \...
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TexShop preview document-surround colour

I would like to change the colour of the TexShop preview window background surrounding a preview document, rather than behind document pages (see note). I would like to change it from the default grey ...
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TexShop open and update pdf via command line

Consider a directory with the following files: FileA.tex FileA.pdf xxx.pdf When I open FileA.tex in TeXShop FileA.pdf opens. When FileA.pdf is updated at the end of a compile, the view of FileA.pdf ...
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TexShop keeps crashing

Any version of TexShop after 4.44 crashes as soon as opened. I'm trying to run TexShop 4.68 on macOS 11.6, but it crashes as soon as opened. The system report about this crash says: Crashing on ...
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Why might \SI (siunitx) and \ref work in TeXShop, but not the more updated \qty (siunitx) and \eqref?

I am trying to convert a document which runs perfectly in Overleaf to a local file which I can edit and compile in TeXShop but I am running into undefined control sequences, and cannot even get a ...
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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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How to go to .pdf from source in Texshop

From the .pdf I can press 'command' click to take me to the source code. But the same does not work when trying to go from source code to .pdf
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Unable to change source text size

Using new installation of TexShop 4.68 on Big Sur. I'm unable to change the font size using TexShop Preferences -> Document Font -> Set... When using the menu for Source -> Font, the ...
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How to change TeXShop highlighting color during delimiter matching?

Could someone explain how to tone down the blood-red default background color that TeXShop uses during delimiter matching? Sadly it's driving me nuts and I need to change it to something more soothing-...
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after TexShop update to 4.68, Preview window is blank gray: no text, nothing

I am using Mac OS 10.15.7; yesterday upgraded TexShop to 4.68; after the upgrade TexShop Preview window is blank gray, while there are no errors in the console. If I print this window to Mac OS ...
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The Greek letters in my document are appearing as semicolons. Why?

Using a solution provided by @egreg, I am experiencing some strange output when using the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \usepackage{...
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TexShop behaves differently from command line pdflatex

My .tex files compile fine with TexShop, but fail with "pdflatex" issued from the command line. Specifically, the command line version fails to load local images requested by \...
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TeXShop does not save files anymore

When I open any .tex file from a mounted partition (exFAT file system) in TeXShop, edit it and then save, I get "The document [filename] could not be saved." Afterward, at the top of the ...
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Cycling between current position and last position in source, in TeXShop

When using TeXShop, I would like to to cycle between the last place I was in within my source, and my current place. For instance, if I jump to a new place on my source, to copy a block of text, then ...
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Page numbering on chapter pages

I am trying to copy the format of a textbook for a class I have. It has all of the page numbers in the header, except for the chapter pages, where the number is in the bottom right footer. I do not ...
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Overleaf template not compatible with texshop

I would like to make use of this template from overleaf and work on it offline on Texshop. https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/prometheuscv/hhkdyvbtvhsq Unfortunately, Texshop can't compile it ...
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Texshop won't compile my document when I make a change in the document

Texshop works fine for the first time compilation ("Typeset") of a .tex file, but when I change the content by writing something new or deleting a word/sentence and then run the "...
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TeXstudio and RStudio do not see tufte-book.cls but TeXshop does

\documentclass{tufte-book} \title{title} \author{me} \begin{document} \maketitle \end{document} TeXstudio and Rstudio complain File `tufte-book.cls' not found TeXstudio log This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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TexShop began crashing…

I've used LaTex steadily over many years now, with TexShop. Today, when I tried to use for first time in a while, it crashed repeatedly. I've updated MacTex to 2021 and independently downloaded the ...
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How automatically start a new page with the \section{} command

I want to renew the command \section such that it automatically starts a new page as well. This is also my first time using the \renewcommand macro, and I'm not sure if what I'm doing is correct. It ...
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Going back to previous location in TexShop

TexShop has two useful little triangles in its pdf preview toolbar which allow me to go back to the previous location in the pdf file. Does the TexShop text editor have a similar feature? Sometimes I ...
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Executing some code before loading main.tex:is it possible?

I'm using TeXShop on macOS. The first line of my file file.tex is % !TEX root = main.tex I'm wondering if there is a way to execute some code before loading main.tex. Something that would look like % ...
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Non-Main Glossaries Not Compiling on TexShop (Mac)

I am trying to create a latex file with multiple glossaries. After several attempts at debugging it appears that the problem is something to do with TeXShop on the mac. Specifically I have tried code ...
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Installing font package in TexShop

I am encountering some difficulty using a specific font. I would like to use the font AlfaSlabOne, however I am running into two problems: Problem #1: When I click the "download" button on ...
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Exam document class can be typeset but I still want to fix the error messages

I have \documentclass[answers]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{ozclo images/}} \begin{document} \let\oldtable\table \let\...
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TeXShop (4.66) preferences not working (Big Sur 11.4)

Changes to preferences in TeXShop 4.66 on my newly bought Macbook Air running Big Sur 11.4 don't seem to do anything. I can change all of the settings and seem to be able to save them, but they don't ...
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TexShop: do I still need texlive via MacPorts?

In the past I have used TeX Live on my Mac, installed through MacPorts (including several additional packages). I'm a fan of command line, so I typically create my PS/PDF files through the usual ...
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TeXShop loses "umlauts" in .tex files

I moved all my files to an external hard drive, then updated my Mac OS to Big Sur (that went awry so I had to erase the hard drive and set it up from scratch). Now I moved all files back to the Mac ...
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What does it mean to run a .ltb file through LaTeX?

The AMSRefs package documentation says the following in Section 2.2 Using an .ltb database file: [S]uppose you have a file nonsense.ltb with the following contents: \documentclass{article} \...
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Statistics in TexShop does not count words in tables

I am finished with a scientific paper for a conference, but it does not contain the requested 7000 words. For this reason I have changed my figures with a lot of text into tables. The statistics under ...
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Apparent runaway argument that started with an attempted \begin{align*} environment in \documentclass{amsart}

Here is my document and the problem: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amssymb} \...
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Dictionary for TeXShop

Is there any way to get a spell checker or synonym dictionary like "Thesaurus" for TeXShop? I only know that there is such a built-in dictionary for TeXstudio, but I would like to stay with ...
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Files shown in Texshop dock icon

When I double tap the Texshop dock icon on Mac (Big Sur), console and tex windows are shown. Usually I have a bunch of different tex files opened and console windows come first, possibly, because they ...
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Unable to save tex file on google drive on Mac

For collaboration, I am using Google Drive to share my latex documents. However, recently I have become unable to save a tex file from within TexShop (v4.62) more than once after an edit. If I delete ...
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XeLatex and PStricks on Mac OSX

I just tried to compile the following with XeLaTeX in TeXShop: % !TEX TS-program = xelatexmk % mwe.tex \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-plot} \begin{document} % \psframebox[framesep=0]...
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What do you guys do with all the files what are automatically exported with .tex?

Following these posts: Egad! What are all those files?, File extensions related to LaTeX, etc etc. I would like to know whether I am supposed to keep these or delete them, and also is there a way to ...
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TeXShop autocompletion gone crazy!

Quite often when typing in the TeXShop editor, weird snippets of text suddenly appear where I am typing. Usually, it's an word or a couple of words, and usually they are completely unrelated to ...
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Cursor color in TexShop

I have not found this question in the forum: how can I change the colour of the cursor in TexShop? I use a dark background and the black cursor is barely visible.
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