[OS X TeX] Intertext like command

Alain Schremmer Schremmer.Alain at verizon.net
Wed Jul 14 03:43:17 CEST 2004

You too have a talent:
I am feeling a lot better knowing that I am not the only one not to 
know what I have.
Thanks for this and for the rest.

P.S. I will look manually as I don't get along with the Terminal.

On Jul 13, 2004, at 9:31 PM, Will Robertson wrote:

> On 14 Jul 2004, at 10:27 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> And here is my question. How come I already had the mdwTools but the 
>> .sty files were not already in My/Library/texmf/tex/latex before I 
>> put them in?
> That because there's more than one place you can properly put sty 
> files. In fact, there are four in Gerben's TeX distribution. So to see 
> if you have something, you'll need to look in:
> 1  ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex
> (which is where you put your own files like this)
> 2  /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/
> (where *most* of them will be)
> 3  /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.gwtex/tex/latex/
> (where stuff that Gerben adds goes)
> 4  /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/
> (another place you can put your own files, and where Gerben puts 
> optional extras)
> HOWEVER, no need to look manually. In Terminal (the one in the 
> Utilities folder), you should be able to type "kpsewhich mdwlist.sty" 
> (without the quotes), for example, and it will return the file path if 
> you have it installed. But it has the be the exact filename. It will 
> not find documentation files, unfortunately.
> Try some others, like "kpsewhich geometry.sty" "kpsewhich memoir.cls" 
> to get the hang of what it does.
>> Does this mean that I have other stuff that I am not aware of and 
>> that I have to do something to somehow "activate" them? Where can I 
>> find this type of instruction?
> They will all be activated, you just have to know to use them in your 
> documents. For example in your case, from day 1 you could have used 
> mdwlist in your documents, you just didn't know they were there. *I* 
> didn't know mdwlist was there, as a matter of fact.
> But don't worry --- there's heaps of packages that I don't know are 
> there. Occasionally I have a browse around down there and surprise 
> myself by how much stuff is installed.
> W
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