[OS X TeX] Mactex (texlive2008) input of shortcuts only works if input file in same directory as .tex
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Tue Sep 30 09:01:20 CEST 2008
Am 30.09.2008 um 05:31 schrieb Neal Beck:
> Since I have switched, this only works if nealshortcuts.tex is in
> the same file i am texing. Output is below (edited).
Do you mean that MiKTeX had built a custom format file for you?
The log shows that the file in question is loaded. And that you're
not really using MacTeX which is installed in /usr/local/texlive/
<some year>, but Fink's teTeX (version 2 or 3).
By correcting the setup of the environment variable PATH you can
solve your problem. It probably comes from an instruction like
in ~/.profile for Bourne shell (sh) or bash users or
for (t)csh users in ~/.(t)cshrc. This makes Fink programmes come
first to be chosen for execution. A simple cure would be to remove
Fink's teTeX – within a few minutes it could be re-installed from its
package files ...
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are.
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