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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 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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Bibfile not able to be updated with new references

I receive the following errors message after opening my .bib file: Unable to parse string as BibTeX There was a problem reading the file. Do you want to give up, edit the file to correct the errors, ...
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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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latex3 - Full support grammar for editors - Not a technical question

It could be so useful to have a full grammar supporting all the built-in macros of LaTeX3. This would simplify the reading of codes by proposing special formattings for each of these built-in macros. ...
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Is it possible in TeXShop to create a new file from the selected text?

How can I select text within a tex file in TeXShop on Mac and outsource it into another file tex file? Suppose I have a text in a file Dolorem ipsum color sit amet. I would like to select it and ...
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The source text does not show when I open an existing latex document

I closed a TexShop document I work on and now when I reopen it (or any other .tex document) I see only the preview and the console. I do not see the source document. Command+1 does not do anything, ...
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Images turned 90 degrees counterclockwise

Using XeLaTeX under TeXShop 4.52 on MacOS 10.13.6, the following error occurs. The command \includegraphics[width=w]{myPic.jpg} (with an appropriate value of w) almost always displays myPic correctly, ...
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\input running into Misplaced \noalign errors on TeXShop (but not Overleaf) [duplicate]

A minimum working example on Overleaf of my code looks like this: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{...
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How can I make my table automatically resize? It is too wide and getting cut off the right of the page [duplicate]

**preamble** \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Issue with installing DeGruyter fonts

I am trying to install fonts that are necessary to successfully compile a De Gruyter template using dgruyter.sty. I ran into issues when trying to compile the document. This is the error message: ! I ...
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Does TexShop have “realtime” pdf previewing? [duplicate]

Is TexShop supposed to have "realtime" pdf previewing? I can press typeset to get a pdf preview but any further edits do not show up. Is there a way to make it happen (I think oveleaf has ...
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IEEE conference template opens with strange characters in Mac

I am trying to open a template in LaTex for IEEE conferences with TexShop and I am getting a message that says. "This file was opened with ISOLatin9 encoding. The file could not be opened with ...
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Left Align Text within multirow cell table

I am trying to properly align to the left a few variables names in a latex table. These variables names are within a multirowcell as the table is big (16 columns+). I have tried with \shortstack[l] ...
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Vertical Spacing Before and After “Cases” Environment

I'm using TexShop on macOS and I'm hoping someone could tell me how to increase the spacing before and after the cases environment as below: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,reqno]{amsart} \usepackage{...
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TexShop not compiling for all users on a machine using Big Sur 11.1

After installing MacOS 11.1 Big Sur, I upgraded TeXShop and MacTex (Basic is not sufficient). There are 3 tex users on this machine and TeXShop works well for two of them. For the 3rd, TeXShop opens ...
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Can TexShop be configured to open the last file I was working on?

Solved! See below. When I open TS, it gives me a blank (new) doc. I would prefer that it opens with the last doc I was working on, so I can continue working. Now I can open via "recents" but ...
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I can't find the format file `XeLaTeX.fmt'! when compiling with bash script

Im very new to tex and I am using it to help me with my cover letter. I installed MacTex and I've been using the TexShop editor. I have found that I like the XeLaTeX the best so I've been using that. ...
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Full disk access for TeXShop on a Mac

On my Mac running OS Big Sur, I cannot save or compile TexShop files unless I assign Full Disk Access to TeXShop in my system preferences; is there a way around this?
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How do I get the length (number of digits) of a number [closed]

In answer to another question, I reported that the square of a string of all ones would yield a number with digits that ascend to the number of original ones and then descend to one again. For ...
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How can I get TeXShop to work again

I had to wipe and restore my Macbook Pro after an OS upgrade always froze on sign-in. I formatted my drive and restored everything with a recent Time Machine backup. Then, running TeXShop, the console ...
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Thesis V3.bbl: 72: Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence

I am writing my thesis and the preamble looks as the following: \documentclass[11pt,a5paper,footinclude=true,headinclude=true]{scrbook} % KOMA-Script book \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Texshop jump to source code not working

Just installed newest version of TeXShop on new MacBook Pro. I cannot seem to get the editor to jump between the source and the .pdf it created. This feature is essential to me. I have tried every ...
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I installed TeXLive 2020, but when I try to latex a file with TexShop, it doesn't do anything [closed]

Correct location for tex live: /usr/local/texlive/2020 Correct location for TexShop: /applications/TeX
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How to let my TeXShop see new packages?

I am using TeXShop on macOS, where I want to use the package pgfornament. I downloaded the zip file from: https://ctan.org/pkg/pgfornament?lang=en From there I didn't really know where to go, as it ...
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How can I control the fonts in the Ogrekit find panel in TeXShop

I'm using TeXShop 4.57 with the Ogrekit find panel on a Mojave Mac. The other day my find panel began display as in this pic: This is disconcerting. I would like the same font in both panels, but I ...
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Configuring TeXShop spell check to ignore citation?

I am using TeXShop on MacOS. I have configured the spell check to ignore latex commands following this advice: How to get TeXShop to ignore LaTeX commands when spell checking But I want spell check to ...
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Change Keyboard Shortcut on Texshop

In Texshop on Mac Big Sur, the following shortcut appear (see the red rectangle in the following picture). This shortcut is in conflict with an other Macro shortcut. Is there any possibility to remove ...
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TeXShop 4.57 window and menu are invisible after updating to macOS 11.1. Any ideas why?

TeXShop 4.57 repeatedly crashes and window and menus are invisible, only their outline is visible. The problem report lists: Crashing on exception: The window has been marked as needing another ...
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New download of TeXShop does nothing in console window

I had a problem with upgrading from OSX 10.15.7 to the new recommended OS. My mac would freeze on sign-in. I had to wipe and completely restore from a TimeMachine backup. Everything was back to normal ...
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TeXShop one window mode not working after update to version 4.54

I have macOS Catalina Version 10.15.7. On uploading TeXShop version 4.54, "one window" mode stopped working, a blank page appears on the source side of the window. I have tried recompiling ...
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Do I need to re-install Latex or is there another problem?

I've been writing a math paper for a couple of years using TexShop on a Mac. The Mac told me I should upgrade from OS 10.15.7 to 11.something and I permitted it. Then, the User account I use froze ...
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Texshop find all missing in ogrekit panel

I have a new version of Tex Shop and surprisingly the "Find all" is missing in the Ogrekit panel (see the picture below. It is in french but I guess you can see what is happening). Does ...

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