[OS X TeX] mac-emacs: "latex: command not found"

Enrico Franconi franconi at cs.man.ac.uk
Wed Aug 14 01:06:02 CEST 2002

On August 13, Eckhard Giere writes:
> I am playing a bit with mac-emacs but so far I hadn't very much fun. 
> Every time I want to TeX a file I get the  following message:
> Running `LaTeX' on `spectral-neu' with ``latex 
> '\nonstopmode\input{spectral-neu.tex}'''
> latex: Command not found.
> LaTeX exited abnormally with code 1 at Tue Aug 13 21:44:07

Did you try the suggestion in the mac-emacs web page

> In few cases mac-emacs does not recognise the latex binaries -- even
> if they have been installed properly and they do work from the
> command line. If you have this problem and if you have installed
> Wierda's teTeX, then add at the beginning of the file
> /usr/share/init/tcsh/rc the following line:
> set path = ( ${path} /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current )

Let me know if it does work.

-- e.

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