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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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TeXShop 4.27 preferences panel doesn't have Theme tab. How can I fix this problem?

I installed MacTeX-2019 distribution and, as the title says, I don't have the Theme tab in the preferences panel of TeXShop which allows me to change the source page colours. Moreover, the "OK" ...
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TeXShop 4.27 on Mac deleting .bbl file while saving low-level tex-file

I'm currently writing my thesis using TeXShop and since the last update I noticed some strange behavior. I am compiling my main file thesis.tex (in this order: LaTeX, BibTeX, LaTeX, LaTeX) which ...
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Not able to include BibTeX from external file in my thesis

I want to cite reference in my introduction file. Unfortunately, there is confusion which document type I should give. My main.tex is already has type. Any solution to manage references in thesis work?...
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How to add an engine in TexShop 4.27 on MacOS 10.14.5 bib2gls, arara

I am new to Tex. I am trying to build a glossary using the package glossaries-extra. I am drawing my abbreviations list from a .bib file using GlsXtrLoadResources. Unfortunately I cannot seem to add ...
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What spellchecker does TeXShop use?

What spellchecker does TeXShop use? The motivation for this question is that the spellchecker accepts some controversially spelled words (like "homogenous"), which I didn't add to ~/Library/Spelling/...
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absence of PDF output

Started to write main.tex file for my master's thesis and could not get the pdf file. Any help please? here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{images/}} \...
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How to import custom macros in TeXshop?

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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Texshop preview does not reload

I am using Lyx with Texshop as my preview viewer. I have the following problem: At random times, when I recompile my document using Lyx, all I get in the Texshop window is this: In other words, the ...
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How to set color theme in TeXShop?

This seems incredibly basic and I can't believe I have to ask this, but how do I activate a color theme in TeXShop? I can find the section of Preferences for editing the themes, but I can't find any ...
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TexShop macro query

Ok, this is no doubt an embarrassingly dumb question but .... In TeXShop, when I select the macro "Close Begin/End" I just get an Apple Script error message: A “to” can’t go after this “to”. So ...
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How to turn on Autocomplete commands in texshop

I'm a newbie to texshop and I cant get autocomplete to work. A quick search on it tells me to do something with ~/library/Texshop/Keyboard/autocompletion. Plist file but I'm stumped. Texshop version ...
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Where is the spelling exception list that TeXShop uses?

Does someone know where this file is on a Mac? I would like to access this file in order to make a copy of it, just in case TeXShop looses it...
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Nomenclature in Texshop

I have been trying to add Nomenclature to my thesis. I have found that I have to create a Nomenclature.engine and run it so that it would show up in the final file. This file, as per many answers on ...
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Slow compilation after running biber

I'm compiling a small document (8 pp.) that has a lot of references (e.g. publication list). I am using TexShop 4.26 on Mac OS 10.14.2 (Mojave) and biber 2.10. I am running pdflatex > biber > ...
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Auxiliary files in subdirectory using TeXShop

Using TeXShop, I'd like to create a script that lets me specify the extensions (e.g. .aux, .log ecc..) whose corresponding files should be put in a separate directory. I frequently have 20+ files in ...
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pdflatex command-line options with latexmk and TeXShop

How does one specify command-line options (such as -shell-escape) to pdflatex while using pdflatexmk engine in TEXShop other than in the Source file? Is there a way to specify that in Preferences? ...
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View Tags popup menu through a keyboard shortcut in TeXShop

Within the TeXShop Macros Menu is the Goto Labels option, and you can configure a keyboard shortcut to open a window and find the Label that is needed. So I want to ask three things: How can you ...
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Problem using gnuplot and Texmaker/TexShop on Mac [duplicate]

I would like to integrate gnuplot directly into TexMaker. I have installed gnuplot and calling it from Terminal works perfectly. student-net-nw-2811:~ aris$ gnuplot G N U P L O T Version 5.2 ...
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Automatically run BibTex with LaTeX?

Writing a research paper with a bunch of different sources. Is it possible to automatically compile my bibliography.bib with my paper.tex? Currently I have to manually follow the answer here, which ...
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TeXShop shortcut [duplicate]

I have a file called draft.tex. In it are \documentclass… \usepackage… … some macros … \begin{document} \maketitle \input{sec1.tex} \input{sec2.tex} … bibliography stuff \end{document} the ...
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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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When clicking on 'typeset', preview does not appear

I'm using TexShop 4.24 and pdfTeX on macOS 10.14.3 In the past, when i click on 'typeset', or Command T, a preview window of the pdf pops up. However, recently when clicking on 'typeset', i get the ...
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Texshop cannot open .tex file

I have updated TeXShop to 4.24, on mac majove 10.14. Not sure why now .tex file cannot open in TeXShop, even manually choose TexShop to open, there is not such option, it's in grey. Or even I drag ....
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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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Mac Texshop “autofilling”

I couldn't find it anywhere here, but sorry in advance if this is a repeated question. When using Texshop on my Mac, when I do the following... Type out f(x) = 2x + 3 highlight f(x) = 2x + 3 type $ ...
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How to cite with only year inside brackets, and not both name-year?

I am new to using Bibtex and Latex, writing the document in Texshop. I have been able to get working my Bibliography which I particularly wanted in the Harvard Referencing Style. However, the result ...
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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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TeXShop – Print Source with default colors?

(Mac OS 10.10.5. TeXShop 3.86.) I set the Text white and Background black when coding/typing articles. When I go to File > Print Source, both the texts and the background appear to be black and ...
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Changing the default save file format in TeXShop?

I constantly use TeXShop to create plain text files, so I prefer to change its default save file format from TeX file to Plain Text (.txt) or the last saved file format. Is it possible?
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Increasing font size in TexShop 4.3

I'm running TexShop 4.3 on OSX 10.14.1. The key combination ⌘+ would increase the font size in my editor but it hasn't been working in the last few releases. I also tried ⌘<shift>+ but that ...
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is there a way to view a wordcount in the pdf viewer of texshop

I would really like to view my wordcount in the pdf viewer in texshop, is there any tool I can include into it?
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How well does Flashmode work with MacTeX-2018?

I was considering trying Flashmode, an instant-preview add-on for TeXshop: https://tekonomist.wordpress.com/2011/02/03/latex-and-instant-preview/ See also one of the answers here: Is there any way ...
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How to get references with numbers in author-year style with biblatex?

I am using TeXShop as my editor, and author-year style for the bibliography. The references appear just fine but with a problem, they are not numbered. I would like to get numbered references with the ...
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How to obtain Harvard Referencing Style with Page Numbers?

I am new to LaTex and using TexShop as my Editor. I have been able to generate my list of references and cite them in text using \cite{}, but the thing is that I want to use the Harvard Referencing ...
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Apply Grammarly in TexShop (Latex) on a Macbook

Is there some way to apply the Grammarly in the TexShop (latex software for Mac), say on a MacBook Pro? A related post is here: How Integrate Grammarly on online latex editors? I know that we can ...
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Fullscreen alignment in TexShop

When making beamer slides in TeXShop, I can choose Window --> Fullscreen to display the slides in presentation mode. I want to know if there is a way to change how the slide is aligned when in this ...
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On large files, TeXShop halts intermittently on Mojave

I use TeXShop, but TeXShop halts intermittently on Mojave, so I am looking for a latex editor that works consistently on Mojave. Apple won't look for the bugs in Mojave that cause TeXShop to halt. I ...
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TeXShop console freezes when compiling large files (intermittent)

About once out of every four times that I compile a large LaTeX project (about 780 pages) in TeXShop, the console freezes and stops the compiling. The content of the LaTeX files does not seem to ...
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How to compile a LaTex document with different chapters but one common references list for the whole document?

I am referring to https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/How_to_Write_a_Thesis_in_LaTeX_(Part_4):_Bibliographies_with_BibLaTeX for creation of a Thesis Document in LaTeX through TexShop. My LaTeX ...
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Delete invisible spaces in TexShop?

I believe I have changed the encoding of a file I created(not sure), and when I changed it back to UTC-8 it left some invisible spaces. In between letters I need to press the backspace multiple times ...
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TexShop line number magnification

Does anyone know how to change the size of the line number font in the grey left-hand column? Thanks.
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TexShop Engine that copies resulting PDF

Is it possible to have further lines in a TexShop engine which copy the resulting PDF to a different folder? (The reasoning: The new location would be a shared folder so only when the PDF-run was ...
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Overwriting highlighted text in TeXShop

I foolishly updated TeXShop recently and I now have the following problem. Previously, I could highlight text in the editor with the cursor and start typing to overwrite it. Now if I highlight some ...
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Adding single line below name in resume template

I am using the latex template found here: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/medium-length-professional-cv Under the name, I would like to add a single line to convey address and other ...
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How to leave out the Space before I use auto-completion by Tab in TexShop?

These days I am trying to improve my typing speed on TexShop by employing the Command Completion source. However, I've found that I have to type in a Space before using, say, "xg+Tab" to represent \...
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Second line of paragraphs indented in source, TeXShop 4.12 OSX

After updating to the latest version of TeXShop, every paragraph in my source displays with the second and subsequent lines indented. This is true for new and old documents. How do I disable this ...
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Is Zoom in disabled in TeXshop?

In the TexShop editor environment. You used to be able to zoom in to make characters larger by press "CMD +" Every time I tried to enlarge the source menu just highlights.
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Why does hyperref refer to the wrong place when I define a new theorem?

I am writing a pdf textbook (using miktex & TexShop). The outline of the tex file is as below. Problem 2 refers to Problem 1. However, hyperref directs the reader to Thm 1. Is there a way for me ...
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How can I remove a keyboard shortcut in TeXShop?

How can I remove a keyboard shortcut in TeXShop? For example, I have that Alt+Cmd+C make an action (that I really don't want to use and I don't need), and I'd like to program Alt+Cmd+C in the macros ...
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How to set the TeX executables produced by MacTex 2018 to be the default ones?

I just installed MacTex 2018 but when I ran for instance pdflatex main.tex it does not call the executable produced by the MacTex just installed. Instead it calls an apparently old executable with the ...