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LaTeX Editor for OS X

I am looking for an easy to use LaTeX text editor for OS X. It is meant to be used by a social science student, hence TextMate seems to difficult to use. Basically I am looking for a LaTeX editor ...
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What does the keyboard shortcut ⌥⇞ mean?

I'm in need of a translator for ⌥ ⇞ This screen shot below is from the TexStudio and Texmaker latex editors.
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How can I incorporate LaTeX into an iBook created with iBooks Author?

I'm interested in writing a text in the sciences that requires some mathematical notation, but I see no way to incorporate LaTeX into iBooks using iBooks Author. Am I missing a feature? Is there an ...
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Can Scrivener 2 import a TeX file?

I've found the way to publish a TeX document with Scrivener 2. Now I'm curious that whether Scrivener 2 has a capability of importing a LaTeX file and establishing a Scrivener style document ...
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Using LaTeX and SVN on iPad

I'm used to write technical documents with LaTeX and use SVN as version system. I really would like to be able to do the same with my iPad. The first problem is found a good App for LaTeX I found ...
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Installing LaTeX on iMac

For years I have been a LaTeX user on Ubuntu. I want to know how to install/use LaTeX on Mac. I generally use it to write mathematically intensive documents and make slides (on beamer). In future I ...
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PDF from pdfLaTeX doesn't print correctly

I am trying to print a PDF file generated with pdfLaTeX, but the OS X (10.8) CUPS always shifts and scales the content of the page, without me having any chance to change that behavior. To reproduce: ...
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Blur Interfaces of TeXworks on MacBook Pro with Retina Display?

I am using TeXworks as the LaTeX editor on my new MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The interfaces are super blur. It seems that TeXworks does not support the retina resolution. See below. The ...
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Automatically hide latex aux files in finder (files with a certain extension)

I'm a LaTeX user in OSX. I use TexShop primarily. LaTeX automatically creates lots of helper files with various different extensions (.log, .nav, .aux, .out, etc). It's almost never necessary to view ...
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is it possible to spell check PDF files?

Is it possible to spell check PDF files? In Preview.app the "Edit > Spelling & Grammar > Check Document Now (⌘;)" is disabled. I'm working on a LaTeX document in Emacs and would like to use the OS ...
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What OSX PDF viewers support SyncTeX?

I hope this question is not a duplicate. I use a lot of pdfLaTeX in my daily work on OSX (10.8). I've been using Skim and its SyncTeX support to preview PDFs and link forward and backward and that's ...
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Compiling LaTeX in Apple products: is something like pdflatex around?

My Apple friends says that they cannot compile LaTeX. I don't have a Mac at hand to test what the problem is. How can I get something like pdflatex to get LaTeX compiled on a Mac such as a MacBook ...
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How can I get LaTeX working on Anki?

Originally I was going to ask a question about how to get LaTeX working in Anki, but as I was writing the question, I was trying to solve the problem myself. I thought others may benefit from my ...
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Using PdfLatex in OS X?

This thread here mentions MacTex but it is 2 GB in size and I am trying to find something as small as Apple's open command for modularized preview. How can I get something like pdflatex in OS X? ...
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How can I uninstall the macports tex packages?

I have installed MacTex 2013 and it seems to be properly installed, except that the binaries used at are from macports. "sudo port uninstall texlive" will not do anything. No output from the command. ...
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Keyboard layout for math

I usually need to write math with LaTeX, and after seeing this question: Entering unicode math symbols. I came here with some small questions. I find that not perfectly comfortable, and I was ...
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LilyPond on Lion

Did you succeed in installing LilyPond on Lion? How? After downloading the (precompiled) LilyPond, I am getting: In plain text: LilyPond Error An unexpected error has occurred during ...
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Create a service using Automator to compile .tex file in Mac

I'm using Mac OS X 10.9.3, TeXLive-2013 and Scrivener to write my papers. I'd like to use Apple's Automator in order to create a service (available from the Finder's right-click menu over a file) ...
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LaTeX on OS X stoped working after update

I have TeX Live installed on my MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9.2. I installed TeX Live through MacPorts. Not long ago, I did an update of out of date packages. I just tried to compile a Tex document, and ...
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How to install Fontin in Mac

Could anyone please let me know how to install fontin which I download from Exljbris. I am new to mac so I am not sure what to do with .sit file.
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How to have spotlight index .tex files?

I want spotlight to index my .tex files and show them as possible results when I search. I imagine the solution would work for any extension, but right now I only care about .tex
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Textmate 2 and Latex

How can I set the main file in Textmate 2 in order to make it compile my complete dissertation and not the file I am editing?
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XeLaTeX doesn't have complete fonts

I've just moved to OS X form Ubuntu. I'm using OS X 10.8.2 unfortunately I'm not able to say what TeX distribution is installed on the computer since it wasn't me who installed it, I guess it was ...
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Microsoft true type fonts on mac

How do I install the mainstream Microsoft Hebrew true-type fonts (David, Arial, Times New Roman Hebrew) in Mac? I would like to use these fonts both in MS-Office and Latex documents. In the ...
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How come compiling my .tex file with my alias is lagging?

I have written an alias in ~/.bashrc to compile my tex files into pdfs. I am sure that ~/.bashrc is sourced. alias p='rm -f *.pdf *.log *.aux;pdflatex *.tex;open *.pdf' However, after I edit my ...
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On MacPorts, Mavericks, and generated PDF files with latex/xelatex

So, I am using MacPorts and through MacPorts I want to use texlive in order to be able to build with latex/xelatex PDF documents. Everything seems to be working fine, apart from the fact, that ...
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How to install Writer2LaTeX in command line

This is the app I want to install, in ubuntu it was done automatically, but somehow in Mac it seems that I have to install manually. Writer2LaTeX http://writer2latex.sourceforge.net/ In the ...
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LaTeX- LaTable GUI did not show up on Mac

I downloaded a LaTable Mac Version but when I clicked on the file, the GUI did not show up. I am using MacBook Pro 10.6. I am wondering if anyone is having similar problems or knows how to fix this? ...
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File not found: file is in ~/Library but not on 'This Mac'

A program i run cannot find a specific file. The file is right there where it is supposed to be. When i use Finder to locate it: it is found if i tell it to look in ~/Library it cannot be found when ...
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How to use TeX Gyre fonts installed by TeX Live

I've installed TeXLive on Mountain Lion. The TeX Live Utility says that the tex-gyre package is installed, however these fonts don't appear on my system and I actually get errors when trying to use ...
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How to use latex2rtf without root installation

This is a very basic question, as I am a newbie on Unix systems. I have installed latex2rtf following the OS X specific instructions. As I do not have root rights (university computer), I installed ...
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Latex xdvi Error

I am new to Unix and am trying to use LaTeX. I am having a problem with xdvi. Every time I try to use it I get the error message: Error: Can't open display: I have a mac and I have Xcode installed. ...
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Use Textmate (or any arbitrary application) with Lion's “Versions” feature?

I'm writing a thesis in LaTeX with TextMate. I want very simple, very automated version control. Nothing complicated! Just, every time I save, a new version is created so that I can easily go back in ...