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TexStudio crashes when “Compile and View” in High Sierra 10.13.6

I use a macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 and I try to "Compile and View" a text with TexStudio 3.1.1 but the program crashes and quits when the PDF Viewer is selected to be embedded in the app. I ...
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Vim in Iterm2 closes after compiling Latex file

When I run !pdflatex % in Macvim, the latex file compiles and I am not exited from Macvim. In iterm2, the compilation occurs and them I am taken out of Vim back into the terminal prompt. Any ideas ...
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Changing default font for \mathcal in “Pages” equations

I recently asked a question on TEX StackExchange but thought it would be more appropriate to ask it here. I am using Pages version 10.3.5 (7029.5.5). Typing in TeX environments in Farsi is an absolute ...
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TeX on Arm Infrastructure

I am new to the macOS and the apple ecosystem in general. For research purposes I need to install a TexLive distribution on my new machine (MacBook Air M1) which I think can be done in at least two ...
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\hat{} symbol “^” in a LaTeX equation in Pages disappears after being exported to a MS Word file

I use Pages 10.2 (7028.0.88) on macOS 10.15.7. As I finished editing my Pages file and exported it to a .docx file for my colleagues, all the equations in it were successfully passed to the new file ...
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When using equations in Pages, how can I make the square roots less “tall”?

I'm writing in Pages and have embedded or in-line equations. At some point Pages is not the tool and I'll have to learn how to use TeX or LaTeX perhaps, but for right now: will the square root always ...
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How to enter Unicode (or other) symbols in LaTeX within Keynote (iWork)

In Keynote and other iWork apps, it is possible to enter formulas (and text) in LaTeX. This is an immensely valuable feature. But... How can I enter an astronomical (or other) symbol, via Unicode or ...
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How can I get the normal \mathcal font in Pages?

I need to typeset some LaTeX formulas in pages, to make illustrations on a scientific article. In all other LaTeX typesetters when I use \mathcal{F} I get this: Instead on pages I get this Can I ...
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What language is used in equations in Pages and Keynote? e.g. \texttt{}, \mathtt{}, \tt{} and \text{}

This answer to How to include equations in-line with text within the cell of a table in Keynote? is quite helpful. I noticed that \text{} is interpreted as boldface, and I had to find something else ...
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Some iPad web browsers do not render some MathJax codes

As we know, well-known iPad web browsers such as Safari, Chrome, Firefox, ... support JavaScript, which is needed for rendering MathJax codes on many websites like Stack Exchange. However, I have been ...
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Why TexStudio for MacOS is not being installed? [closed]

I tried to install TexStudio several times but every time it shows error. Error "macOS cannot verify that this app is free from malware." How to resolve this error?
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Rendering MathJax Codes In Chat Rooms With Some iPad Web Browsers

Introduction For rendering MathJax codes in chat rooms, a JavaScript code has been written in the installation page. This code works perfectly with well-known iPad web browsers such as Safari and ...
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libxml2 installation not being seen by LaTeXiT

I just installed LaTeXiT and tried to change the output to MathML. I got this error at first (it says Warning: the XML::LibXML perl module was not found). After this I ran brew install libxml2 and ...
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Pages equation editor: default code

For math homework I use Pages and the equation editor with LaTeX. I want to use LaTeX macros to make writing equations more efficient, however if I have to enter in all the macro definitions each ...
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Does Pages support LaTeX extensions?

Is there a location where I can install LaTeX plugins so that I can use the commands in the plugins which are not native to LaTeX in the equation editor in Pages? Or does Pages not support that? ...
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How can I fix things when LaTex issues a package minted error for “Pygments” or pigmentize?

I am trying to install the "Pygments" package to Python via terminal on my Mac so that I can utilize the "minted" package in Latex. I have downloaded the package via the terminal by using the ...
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How to downgrade TexPad to version 1.4.7?

This morning I made the worst mistake ever: I upgraded TexPad app (LaTeX App) to the newest version (1.8.something). I need to downgrade to 1.4.7 for it was the best stable and fluid latex app ever. ...
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Inkscape like tool in Mac with latex rendering capabilities

I'm looking for some Inkscape "like" application for MacOS where you can insert latex text/symbols and modify your figures to some extent. Inkscape with Xquartz is not working out for me.
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Viewer for pdflatex/beamer presentation with reload and without blurry transitions

When using pdflatex to create a beamer presentation and then viewing it in Preview.app (single page or fullscreen mode), page transitions are blurry: when going to the next slide, a blurry/low-...
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How to see LaTeX output in Mail.app?

I frequently receive mails with LaTeX text which appear in normal text like $frac{(1+cos\theta)^2 but I want them to be rendered in Mail.app as it would be written in books. Is there any plugin or ...
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Failing to install the package “Pygments” with brew

I'm try to use the minted package in latex to display code in latex document. I get an error message "you must have pygmentize installed" to use this package. So I tried to install the package ...
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Problem installing IguanaTex on Mac (can't find `.dylib` file)

I'm trying to install an experimental version of IguanaTex on my Mac. I'm stuck and need some help. Here are the directions: install AppleScript (IguanaTex.scpt) mkdir -p ~/Library/Application\ ...
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Use Web browser and Latex using iPad, Monitor, Apple Mouse and keyboard

I own a ASUS monitor (VGA, HDMI, DisplayPort ports), and am about to buy a computer to use it with. I usually use Apple devices, so I am oriented towards getting a Mac mini. However, I suspect that ...
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Keynote: change the font of an equation

I'm using the built-in equation tool in Keynote. Is there a way to change the font used by default in Keynote? Also, I see that when I try to use text in the equation via \text{} the font is in bold ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...