[OS X TeX] couldn't open style file

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Mar 5 15:38:43 CET 2007

On Mar 5, 2007, at 8:00 AM, Christian Burk wrote:

> Am 05.03.2007 um 14:28 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
>> On Mar 5, 2007, at 5:11 AM, Christian Burk wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> for the bibliographystyle the file is natdin.bst. This is located  
>>> under User/Library/texmf/bibtex/bst.
>>> Today, without any changes done, I got the message "I couldn't  
>>> open style file natdin.bst", but the bst file is still at this  
>>> location. I repaired permissions without success.
>>> Why could this file not be opened? I am using TeXShop with TL2007.
>> Howdy,
>> Do you really mean /Users/Library/... or /Users/<your short name>/ 
>> Library/... (also known as ~/Library/...)? It should be in the  
>> latter.
> Yes, I meant ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bst
>> If that isn't the problem, can you double click on the file and  
>> have it open?
> It opens without any problems.
> Christian


Hmmm... could you give us a minimal tex file that shows this behavior  
on your system?

By the way, I don't thing doing Repair Permissions (e.g., via Disk  
Utility) will fix permissions there; it's meant for fixing  
permissions on system related folders not user folders.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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