[OS X TeX] eqnarray and \def statements

Sylvan Jacques vanjac12 at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 16 13:51:27 CEST 2004


--- Sylvan Jacques <vanjac12 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I am using a new eqnarray command someone has provided, and
> am reading in "A Not so Short Intro" on how to do this.
> 
> The file I want to implement starts with 
> 
> \makeatletter
> 
> \def\eqnalign{%
>    \stepcounter{equation}%
>    \def\@currentlabel{\p at equation\theequation}%
> 
> 
> and has several \def\name  lines, which I take
> to be the new commands.
> 
> Reading further, I see that "Not so Short..." talks of
> \newcommand, but I can't find \def, even in the index.
> 
> I am using TexShop, and my first question is, should I try
> to modify my tetex files, or keep this as some kind of
> macro in TexShop (which I prefer if possible).
> 
> On installing packages, I read that I must run latex on the
> .ins file and extract a .sty file.
> 
> Is that necessary? Can't I just creat a macro in TexShop?
> 
> 
> =====
> Van Jacques   vanjac12 at yahoo.com

I recieved some advice on comp.text.tex and have decided not to do this.

I have Gerben Wierda's tetex on my MAC.

Does anyone know if amslatex is included in this?


=====
Van Jacques   vanjac12 at yahoo.com
--------------------- Info ---------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
           & FAQ: http://latex.yauh.de/faq/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Post: <mailto:MacOSX-TeX at email.esm.psu.edu>





More information about the Macostex-archives mailing list