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How can I hide certain file types from appearing in my finder windows?

TeX is great but but produces a lot of files every time I compile a document. When I open the folder containing the source .tex file I also see a lot of accessories file (e.g. .log, .toc that I am not ...
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Auctex View works or does not depending on how I launched Emacs

I try to open a PDF in Skim from Emacs (via Auctex's View command) on MacOSX Mavericks 10.9.2. When I open Emacs.app by double-clicking or through Spotlight, it fails. Nothing happens. There's no ...
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Why do my .tex files have different permissions?

I have a folder of .tex files in my Dropbox folder. For some reason not all files have the same permissions. Running ls -@l shows that a certain set has permissions set to -rwxr-xr-x@ owned by ...
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LaTeXiT in Evernote

I was following this thread because I'm a college student studying physics, and taking notes in LaTeX format is really important for me, when I saw that I could use LaTeX in EN (Evernote) by just ...
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EPS to PDF not working with auctex/emacs with osx

If I have an image named plot1.eps in my working directory then I create the following document named test.tex with emacs: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \title{Brief Article} ...
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how do i install latex style files on os x?

I've been trying to install some latex style files on my mac machine. However, I am confused with how. I put them in /usr/local/texlive/2013/textmf-dist/ And, when I try to update them by typing ...
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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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How can I switch between pdflatex and xelatex conversion in Sublime Text 2?

I often switch between compiling "classic" LaTeX and XeTeX documents. Sublime Text 2 has a package called LaTeXTools that allows you to build LaTeX documents via a simple CmdB. Neat. The build file ...
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Compiling LaTeX document makes Google Drive crash

I've the issue that when I compile a LaTeX document that is located inside my Google Drive this will after a few turns make the OSX Google Drive application crash. As this is an important document I ...
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BibTeX will not compile

I am trying to compile a bibliography that is externally linked but I get back an error saying I couldn't open file name firstbibtex.aux Here is the referencing code: @article{greenwade93, ...
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Latexmk on OS X

Does anyone use latexmk on OS X with either Preview or another PDF, dvi, or PS reader? I've recently switched from Linux and installed MacTex to use Latex. I am used to using Vim to edit the source ...
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LatexIt alternative for Windows

I use a program in MacOS called latexit to create small pdf files of math text, that I can then put on presentations or open in Illustrator to modify. Is there a program that does this for Windows?
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How to add support for .tex files in quicksilver?

I would like to open a tex file with a selected application (fraise, texShop, or texmate) in the quicksilver. I can not find any information about how to do that. Have anybody made Quicksilver opening ...
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How can I download MacTeX when every time I download it the download fails between 100 and 300 megs out of 1.5 gigs?

I've somehow managed to download this onto a computer over a year ago but now when I try to do it, every mirror I try (all over the world; I'm in US but tried US mirror first obviously) eventually ...
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Latex for Mac OS X

Does anyone know of a latex distribution/front end they highly recommend for OS X? If the front end had some features you recommend, what are they and why?
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Is Latex already built into Mac OS X?

I am a physics student who needs to produce lab reports in LaTeX format. It would really help if I could do this from my own laptop.
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Tool to write LaTeX on the Mac?

I'm looking for a tool that makes it easy to write LaTeX on the Mac. I heard that the there are excellent tools available for the Mac? Which one can you recommend and why?
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To compare the content of two folders by some app in OS X

I am improving my friend's LaTeX document at folder 1/2, while he is editing the folder 1/1. The initial contents of the folders is the same. How can you meld the two folders to one such that all ...