[OS X TeX] TexShop suddenly can't find pdflatex.fmt (even though it's there)

Nathaniel Pearson nathaniel.pearson at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 19:38:52 CEST 2008


Sure:

which latex: /sw/bin/latex (this is at odds with the system preferences
setting, no?)

echo $PATH:
/sw/bin:/sw/sbin:/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/texbin:/usr/X11R6/bin

NP
On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com>wrote:

>
> On Sep 8, 2008, at 3:52 PM, Nathaniel Pearson wrote:
>
>
>> Thanks for helping.  I'm not sure what my $PATH is (sorry, I'm a linux
>> amateur here...).  which latex gives:
>>
>> /sw/bin/pdflatex
>>
>> Texshop typesetting prefs:
>> Default command: latex
>> Default script: pdftex
>>
>> Engine prefs: path settings for pdftex: /usr/texbin
>> distller: /usr/local/bin
>>
>> Does that help explain what's happening?  Thanks,
>>
>> Nathan
>>
>>
>
> Howdy,
>
> Could you tell us the results of the following commands run in Terminal:
>
> which latex
>
> and
>
> echo $PATH
>
>
> Good Luck,
>
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)
>
>
>
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