[texworks] Problem installing packages

Andreas Hirsch cursus.publicus at sacrumromanumimperium.org
Mon May 30 15:41:35 CEST 2011


quoting Ng Kah Loon, [30.05.2011 09:27 +0100]:
> Hi,
> I am new to using TexWorks but I have been looking at online resources on how I 
> can add my own packages and .sty files which is required for typesetting my 
> documents.
>  From I gather, it seems that we should add in folders (containing packages and 
> .sty files) in the directory
> /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/tex/latex
> Am I right? For example, I need to use a package called tkz-graph, so I created 
> a folder called tkz-graph in the directory above and placed the .sty file inside.
> However, when I typeset my .tex file, I get an error message that says the 
> tkz-graph.sty file cannot be found. Did I do the right thing?
> I would really appreciate any assistance provided.

You have to refresh the databse for the files, using



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