# [OS X TeX] Configuring LaTeXit

Chris Goedde cgg.lists at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 18:13:49 CET 2015

```Hi again,

Please ignore; idiotic typo on my part. Doh!

Chris

> On Jan 7, 2015, at 11:11 AM, Chris Goedde <cgg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I recently did a clean install of Yosemite and TeX and friends on one of my machines. I keep all my personal TeX style files on dropbox, with a link from ~/Library/texmf, so everything generally works. My LaTeXit preamble includes the lines
>
> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc, lucidbry}
> \usepackage{mydefs}
>
> The latter should pick up “mydefs.sty” in my personal texmf tree. TeX works on the machine with the new installation, but LaTeXit doesn’t, and I can’t figure out why.
>
> When I use LaTeXit on one of my other machines (also on Yosemite, but an update, not a clean install), I see in the log file in LaTeXit:
>
> (/Users/goedde/Library/texmf/tex/latex/lucidabr/lucidabr.sty))
> (/Users/goedde/Library/texmf/tex/latex/mystyles/mydefs.sty
>
> So the files are getting picked up. On the machine with the new installation, though I get
>
> (/Users/goedde/Library/texmf/tex/latex/lucidabr/lucidabr.sty))
> !LaTeX Error: File `mydef.sty’ not found.
>
> I can’t figure out what’s different between the two installations. Like I said, TeX proper works fine on both. Also, the link to the files on dropbox isn’t broken; the lucida files that live there are found (in the same tree), but not my style files.
>
> Any suggestions appreciated.
>
> Chris
>
>

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