Troubleshooting external distribution problems
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To help us troubleshoot any problems you’re having with your TeX distribution, we have created a tool that gathers information about your installation. The tool is located at:

To run the texpad-system-diagnostics tool:

  • copy the file from the above URL to your Desktop
  • open the Terminal application that is usually found at /Applications/Utilities/Terminal
  • when terminal has booted, type the following line followed by enter
/bin/bash ~/Desktop/

This should create texpad-system-diagnostics-report.txt on your desktop, please send this file to us at with a description of the problem you’re having.