[texworks] Setting search path, using (La)TeX for dvi and synctex

Stephen Moye sgmoye at me.com
Wed Sep 17 16:43:07 CEST 2008

On Sep 17, 2008, at 10:16 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> On 17 Sep 2008, at 2:29 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Sep 17, 2008, at 8:11 AM, Stephen Moye wrote:
>>> I am, in this instance, using TeXworks on Mac OS X 10.5.5.
>>> 1. I'm trying to get TeXworks to look in:
>>> 	/usr/local/texlive/2008/bin/universal-darwin
>>> When I click on the + to add a path ("Paths for TeX and related  
>>> programs" in TeXworks>Preferences), the resulting dialogue box  
>>> shows only visible directories. Using terminal, I tried setting  
>>> the Finder preference to show invisible files, but that had no  
>>> effect on the dialogue box. I also looked in  
>>> org.tug.texworks.plist but saw nothing promising there. Can this  
>>> be done at present?
>> Howdy,
>> I believe TEXworks is configured properly out of the box to find / 
>> usr/texbin (which is a symlink to the proper bin directory).
> Yes, but Stephen might be wanting to configure it for a specific  
> path, bypassing the TeXDistSys Prefs. To do this, just type a slash  
> in the file selection dialog, and you'll get a pop-up sheet where  
> you can enter any path, including /usr/local/...etc... (This is a  
> standard Mac OS X behavior.)
> JK

Thank you.


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