[OS X TeX] MacTeX and LaTeX package documentation

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Sun Oct 15 14:13:33 CEST 2006

On 15.10.2006, at 14:00, André Bellaïche wrote:

> Le 15 oct. 06 à 12:59, Franck Pastor a écrit :
>> Le 15-oct.-06 à 12:20, André Bellaïche a écrit :
>>> P.S. Before clicking on them, now I know this is possible, I can  
>>> guess the meaning of 3 icons, on the 8 displayed on the Texdoc/ 
>>> CTAN page. Maybe 5, if icons number 3 and 4 both mean package.
>> Note that if you let the cursor of your mouse lay upon the icon  
>> during several seconds, a small windows pops up with a small  
>> explanation inside.
> So, this is the way you can tell the difference between the two  
> "package" icons. How did you find it out? By chance? Most of the  
> time, when I am looking for the name of some macro which would do  
> this and this, I'm in a hurry.

Is this layout is too hard to understand, CTAN has now a slightly  
different version of their catalogue entries online which featzre  
additional text, see for example: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/ 


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