[tex-live] Where to find the official Latex manual
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Mar 4 12:03:41 CET 2009
On 4 Mar, 2009, at 03:57, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
> Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> On 3 Mar, 2009, at 19:37, Steven Woody wrote:
>>> In some pdf's in the texlive installation, it was sometimes
>>> mentioned of a document named 'latex manual', but I don't know
>>> where exactly the file is.
>> Maybe is this one:
> I didn't know this (!), but now that I do, I can suggest
> that rather than locate it by hand, you simply type :
> TeXdoc usrguide
Indeed. And if this is the right file, I think `` texdoc latex ''
should open this, instead of /usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf/doc/man/
man1/latex.pdf, as this latter file is just the PDF output of `` man
On the other hand, there is such a wealth of information in
that it is worth to take a look in there from time to time.
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