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

Neal Beck nathaniel.beck at nyu.edu
Tue Sep 30 21:15:53 CEST 2008


Hmm, am down to tex-live2008, file name is now nlb1, no path in 
.profile, and still the shortcuts only work if in the same directory as 
.tex. I append another short output. Thanks for any more help, it has 
been good to get rid of the other dists.
Neal

Running `LaTeX' on `ts_2008rev_tst912' with ``pdflatex 
-interaction=nonstopmode "\input" ts_2008rev_tst912.tex''
This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.1415926-1.40.9 (Web2C 7.5.7)
  %&-line parsing enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2005/12/01>
Babel <v3.8l> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax, 
dumylang, nohyphenation, german-x-2008-06-18, ngerman-x-2008-06-18, 
ancientgreek, ibycus, arabic, basque, bulgarian, catalan, pinyin, 
coptic, croatian, czech, danish, dutch, esperanto, estonian, farsi, 
finnish, french, galician, german, ngerman, monogreek, greek, hungarian, 
icelandic, indonesian, interlingua, irish, italian, latin, mongolian, 
mongolian2a, bokmal, nynorsk, polish, portuguese, romanian, russian, 
sanskrit, serbian, slovak, slovenian, spanish, swedish, turkish, 
ukenglish, ukrainian, uppersorbian, welsh, loaded.
(./ts_2008rev_tst912.tex
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/article.cls
Document Class: article 2005/09/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/size12.clo))
(/Users/nlb1/Library/texmf/tex/latex/misc/vmargin.sty
Package: vmargin 2000/03/14 V2.2b (VK) set document margins
) (/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsmath/amsmath.sty
For additional information on amsmath, use the `?' option.
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsmath/amstext.sty
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsmath/amsgen.sty))
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsmath/amsbsy.sty)
yperref using driver hpdftex*
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/hyperref/hpdftex.def)
...
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/tools/xspace.sty)
MY SHORTCUTS
(/Users/nlb1/Library/texmf/tex/latex/misc/nealshortcuts.tex)
....
(./ts_2008rev_tst912.aux)
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/supp-pdf.tex
[Loading MPS to PDF converter (version 2006.09.02).]
) (/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/graphics/color.sty
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf/tex/latex/config/color.cfg))
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/hyperref/nameref.sty
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/oberdiek/refcount.sty))
(./ts_2008rev_tst912.out) (./ts_2008rev_tst912.out)
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsfonts/umsa.fd)
(/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/amsfonts/umsb.fd) 
[1{/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-var/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map}]

Neal Beck wrote:
> Hi
> 
> Many thanks to you (Axel) and your colleagues. I checked the path and of 
> course you folks are right. I will take care of getting rid of fink (was 
> an older decision).
> 
> However, and I have no idea if this is a bug or a miracle I was 
> expecting but should not have, when I do tex distribution in prefs, the 
> radio button is on texlive-2008. (Now I know about \sw I would not have 
> been fooled.) I have 3 dists (Fink, tl2007 and 2008, but I am staring 
> right now at the radio button on 2008).
> 
> if you are interested, my mac put the space in nealbeck 1 when I was 
> moving stuff from an old mac
> 
> thanks again
> neal
> 
> Axel E. Retif wrote:
> 

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