I am currently running the following document from this Qiskit documentation.

This notebook is running in Jupyter, and I started Jupyter from the Mac terminal within a Conda environment. Normally, this works fine with Qiskit. The problem is that when I run the command:


I get the following error:

WARNING: Unable to compile latex. Is 'pdflatex' installed? Skipping latex circuit drawing...

I tried conda install pdflatex and many variations of this, but nothing worked so far. Does anyone know how to solve this problem?


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You are missing the pdflatex binary. Install pdflatex from your OS's LaTeX installer. For MacOS, follow this link: Where do I get the pdflatex program for Mac?.


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