[OS X TeX] can't get Equation Editor to work

Na Li nali at umn.edu
Thu Feb 3 17:28:44 CET 2005

On 2 Feb 2005, Thomas Braun told this:

> Did you look the console output (/Applications/utilities/console.app)?
> Thomas

Thanks for the hint.  After checking the console.log,  I saw

2005-02-03 09:49:48.827 EqEditor[7494] /tmp/3C03DC3E-75FB-11D9-B2DE-000A95A69BE0-7494-000011D6CA842F94/
sh: line 1: mkdir: command not found
2005-02-03 09:49:51.813 EqEditor[7494] 36.00
2005-02-03 09:49:51.813 EqEditor[7494] /Applications/LaTeX Equation Editor.app
2005-02-03 09:49:51.813 EqEditor[7494] /tmp/3C03DC3E-75FB-11D9-B2DE-000A95A69BE0-7494-000011D6CA842F94/equation.pdf
sh: line 1: cd: /tmp/3C03DC3E-75FB-11D9-B2DE-000A95A69BE0-7494-000011D6CA842F94/: No such file or directory
sh: line 1: rm: command not found
sh: line 1: cd: /tmp/3C03DC3E-75FB-11D9-B2DE-000A95A69BE0-7494-000011D6CA842F94//: No such file or directory
2005-02-03 09:49:53.437 EqEditor[7494] Display error log

I'm not sure why the commands like 'mkdir' or 'rm could be found.  Perhaps
their full paths should be used in EqEditor?

Anyway, after I opened Equation Editor at the command line, I got it



> On Feb 1, 2005, at 20:22, Na Li wrote:
> > Hi, I'm a long time LaTeX user and have been using LateX (i-Installer)
> > happily on a Mac.  Recently I tried to use LaTeX Equation Editor in
> > order to stick one equation or two onto web pages.  However, I always
> > got an error message ("An error occurred ...") and there was no error
> > log.  I checked the path for latex and gs, which looked good.  It is
> > really baffling.  Can anyone give a clue as to where I should look to
> > fix it?
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