[OS X TeX] how to install AASTeX for TeXShop?

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Fri Feb 4 16:06:28 CET 2005

On Feb 4, 2005, at 9:49 AM, Alexandre Bouquin wrote:

> Hi I'm new to LaTeX. Does anyone know what to do?
> I downloaded the package here
> http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/AAS/AASTeX/

It is a class file for LaTeX. The instructions on installing and using 
it are sort of contained in the README file within distribution (they 
are rather generic). I downloaded:


and the aasguide.tex typeset without trouble for me (I just opened it 
in TeXShop and hit typeset -- it found the aastex.cls file since it was 
in the same directory as aasguide.tex). For general use, just put the 
file aastex.cls in:


If those directories don't exist, you will need to create them.

Best regards,

-- Gary L. Gray

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