[Mac OS X TeX] Need some help configuring tex

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Sat Feb 16 15:08:45 CET 2002

>>>>> Jan Erik Moström <lists at mostrom.pp.se> (JEM) writes:

JEM> I get confused every time I try to add a few custom files and this is the
JEM> first time I try to do it using something other than OzTeX.

JEM> I want to be able to use pdflatex and have installed the latest
JEM> "TeXLive-teTeX" version.

JEM> I now want to have the styles etc I add in a folder called "Library/TeX".

JEM> My questions are:

JEM> +   How should the files be organized inside my local folder

JEM> +   And how do I get latex/pdflatex/bibtex etc to find these files.
JEM>     I have currently set
JEM>     HOMETEXMF = $HOME/Library/TeX
JEM>     in the 'texmf.cnf' file
JEM>     I also have set BSTINPUTS ~/Library/TeX/bst

JEM> Bibtex seems to work fine but not latex or pdflatex. So I'm missing
JEM> something but what?

Put them in ~/Library/texmf in a directory structure similar to the
standard texmf directory. Then you don't have to set any environment
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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