[OS X TeX] Mactex (texlive2008) input of shortcuts only works if input file in same directory as .tex

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Tue Sep 30 08:40:26 CEST 2008


Axel E. Retif wrote:
> On  30 Sep, 2008, at 01:20, Martin Costabel wrote:
> 
>> Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> []
>>>> (/Users/nealbeck 1/Library/texmf/tex/latex/misc/nealshortcuts.tex)
>>> Except for the space this definitely should work with MacTeX; I don't 
>>> know if it works with Fink's teTeX.
>>
>> It does. At worst, you have to run "texhash", but it shouldn't be 
>> necessary.
> 
> And what about the space (nealbeck 1)? Does it matter?

This I don't know. It is better to avoid it. Although a lot of tools 
have been getting fixed to work with spaces in file names, you never 
know if there isn't one that doesn't. In any case,

   kpsepath tex | tr ":" "\n"

shows the list of all directories that are searched for *.tex files.

-- 
Martin


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