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LaTeX is a word processor and a document markup language.

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Cannot install File::HomeDir using cpan on MacOS Mojave for MacTex

I am trying to setup LaTeX Workshop Extension for Visual Studio Code. I have The MacTeX-2018 Distribution that I installed using Homebrew cask. I cannot setup formatting. Errors lead me to the answer ...
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How to display equations with LaTeX-style font in Word Mac 2011

I'm trying to recreate the look of a LaTeX document in Word Mac 2011 and I was wondering it anyone had tips on implementing math fonts such as Latin Modern in the equation editor. Specifically, my ...
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How do I number an equation on Pages using LaTeX?

How do I number an equation on Pages using LaTeX? Something like Preferably with the equation justified to the left and the number to the right.
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keynote equations in latex : change to a sans-serif font

I just realized that Keynote seem to now allow to type directly some latex (Insert > Equation). I'd like to change the default font to a sans serif font (easier reading on a beamer). More generally ...
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Opening a pdf file from the command line

I have been using latexmk to make a pdf file in the following way: latexmk -pdf filename.tex; open filename.pdf This opens the pdf in Preview. However I want to open the pdf with a given zoom (...
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Is there a way to define a box around an equation in Pages using Latex?

I want to draw a box around formulae I am inserting into a page in Pages using latex. Pages will not accept formulae inside text boxes and this would be a lame method anyway.
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Preview sidebar opens whenever pdf changes

Whenever I recompile a tex file, preview keeps popping up the sidebar of the resulting pdf. Is there any way to get rid of the behavior? I like to work with both files side by side and the sidebar ...
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Office 2016 does not work with MathType: Migration of Word documents with MathType equations

As you may already know, the combination of Microsoft Office 2016 and MathType does not work on macOS. Design Science announced support of that combination, but that was early 2016. I have lots of ...
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Latex not working on Anki, even though I have mactex installed

For example, I've tried typing on the front of an anki card, Does [latex]\begin{math}\sum_{k = 1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{k}\end{math}[/latex] converge? given in the example on the official anki website. ...
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Error “Metric (TFM) file not found” with MacTex 2016

I want to use TexMaker as LaTeX editor on a Macbook with OS X 10.9.5. I installed TexMaker 4.5 and MacTex 2016. A first attempt to compile a given document (that was written with TexMaker on a Linux ...
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How to install TexMaker on Mac?

I want to install TexMaker 4.5 on Mac OS X 10.9.5. On the official page, I clicked on Texmaker 4.5 for MacosxLion (64 bits) and opened the folder that is downloaded. It contains the application ...
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Why does this PDF not render properly on / crash Preview?

This pdf, the manual for the R package knitr (also presumably build in knitr, then passed to texi2pdf), does not render properly on Preview in Mac OS. The first couple of pages end up being blurred, ...
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Preview and Skim are not opening Latex compiled pdf file

I am using latexmk to compile file written in Latex in OS X (macOS Sierra : 10.12.4) to pdf. Recently I am facing that such pdf files are not being opened through Preview or Skim pdf editor! Earlier ...
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MacTex Upgrade from 2015 to 2016

I wish to migrate from using MacTex 2015 to MacTex 2016 on my Mac. I have Sierra installed on my Laptop. I wish to know if: Installing MacTex will overwrite my old MacTex or retain it (I actually ...
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Setting environment variables (TEXINPUTS) in El Capitan

I am a user of TeXShop, an application launched from the Launchpad. Everything works great except that in order to get full functionality, I need to set the TEXINPUTS environment variable. (To be ...
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Calling terminal command (pdfcrop) either directly from python or from within applescript (do shell script)

on OSX, I am using applescript to get a latex string from an application (OmniOutliner), process it via a python script that calls pdflatex and pdfcrop, and paste the final cropped pdf back into ...
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How to Get a Similar color as LightSteelBlue3 in El Capitan?

I see many LaTeX threads with the font, etc here. I am interested in the similar colors as LightSteelBlue3 in OS X that are by default, because I cannot find the color in Homebrew and not by default. ...
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How Install Beamer Themes in OS X?

Themes are here. I do the following and notice that noting change in my presentation \documentclass{beamer} \useoutertheme{CambridgeUS} How can you install Beamer themes in OS X?
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PDF reader that refreshes at updates and stays put

I am looking for a pdf reader which refreshes when the pdf is updated, while staying (roughly) at the same page it was before the refresh. Adobe and Foxit don't refresh. Preview does refresh, but ...
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Issues with Anki and BasicTeX

My last Mac worked with Anki to display LaTeX formatted equations but I am still, but I haven't been able to transfer it over. My steps thus far: I obviously downloaded and installed Anki and ...
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How to install MacTeX 2015 successfully in El Capitan?

I upgraded to El Capitan in my new Macbook Air. El Capitan does not allow to use /usr/texbin/ for storage so LaTeX community had to move their files to /Library/TeX. MacTeX 2015 is not fully ...
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Do not let the viewer go to the first page systematically

I edit tex files with Emacs under Mac OS X 10.10.1, compile tex pdf and view it with Preview. The problem is that each time the code is modified and re-compiled, the viewer systematically goes to the ...
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Icons Do Not Update After Changing “Open with” Default

I recently switched from using BaKoMa Tex to Texpad for working with .tex files. After switching the "Open with" default application for all .tex files (which is working fine), I've noticed that the "...
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Markdown + Latex for iOS

Simple question: Is there any markdown editor for iOS which supports inline Latex commands (and preview)?
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Anki + Latex not working : I have installed BasicTex + dvipng

I'm trying to get Anki to work with Latex. Currently, when I open a flashcard with latex on it I get: Generated file: /var/folders/41/v5plvhx12wg0qlrj9h_l0g680000gn/T/anki_temp/tmp.tex Have you ...
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Trying to get LaTeX work with Anki [duplicate]

I'm trying to get LaTeX working on Anki. I am the only admin on my system but when I try and run the terminal command "tlmgr update --self && tlmgr install dvipng" I get an error saying I ...
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iBooks Author Latex Question

Any idea how would you go about drawing a 3x3 matrix in iBooks Author? My Latex formula which works on other platforms is $$\left[\begin{array}{ c c c }1 & 1 & 1 \2 & -1 & 1 \ 1 &...
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Quick Look stopped showing .tex documents

I asked the following question on the TeX forum and was told to ask on an Apple forum instead: I often use Mac OS's Quick Look (pressing the spacebar while a file is highlighted in Finder) to preview ...
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What is wrong in this command about grepping and pandocing?

I am thinking this answer which returns a broken PDF document in OSX 10.10.3. The file test_dummy.tex is here. pandoc test_dummy.tex -f markdown -t html | grep -E '(^<|^$|^ *$)' \ | grep -v "^&...
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How to get tab completion for LaTeX in TextMate?

For instance, try; \begin{ite[tab] but you get nothing. How can you have tab completion for LaTeX in TextMate?
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To install pgfplots for OSX Yosemite?

Old discussion about this topic for OSX Lion here. However, I think there is no good answer to this topic, since pgfplots is not already installed so not only a .sty file problem, like Alan writes ...
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Latex formatting on iMessage?

I was wondering, is it possible to allow for simple latex formatting on iMessage? At least for just greek letters, it shouldn't be too different from the emoticons support.
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Is it possible to render $\LaTeX$ in Safari?

Is there a Safari extension for rendering LaTeX in webpages? That is, take expressions like $...$ and replace them in the page with the rendered LaTeX. I couldn’t find anything on Google.
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Reopen PDF in Preview on the same page when modified externally

In Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks when a PDF document opened in Preview is modified by an external application, Preview automatically reopens the new version with the same page displayed as before. After ...
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MacTeX installation failed on MacBookPro10

I am trying to install MacTeX on my MacBook Pro running OS X version 10.9.5 but I get weird errors. I've tried two different packages from Jun 2013 and 2014. Using the Jun 2014 package, I can ...
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How to configure $PATH (for LaTeX) and run commands in Terminal?

After consulting the programming section of StackExchange, I have been referred to apple.stackexchange instead. I am using the following template: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-...
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Folder Action for hiding files according to type

Here's what I need. I need a folder action that hides files according to their extensions. (I do not need a folder action that hides extensions for visible files.) This action needs to apply to every ...
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Search LaTeX documentation with Alfred

I'm using Alfred v2 on Mavericks. I would like to use it to quickly locate documentation of LaTeX packages (PDF files). I have TeXLive 2014 installed in /usr/local/texlive/2014. I added /usr/local/...
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Yosemite's Preview.app goes to top of document when PDF changes

I use Preview.app to view PDFs which I am creating with pdflatex. In OSX Mavericks, whenever the PDF changed I would switch windows away from Preview and then back, and the view would update, ...
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Force OS X to open .tex files with TexShop

I would like the .tex files to be opened using TexShop by default. So, I am trying to change the default behaviour by clicking right mouse button --> Open with --> checking always open with and ...
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Font smoothing for pdf files in OSX Yosemite Safari vs Skim

I produce a lot of pdf files using LaTeX and thus, I also read a lot of such files. After the update to OS X 10.10 the fonts are not smooth anymore. However, Safari seems to handle it much better than ...
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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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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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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 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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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 MacTeX....
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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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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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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 ...