[OS X TeX] How to update MacTex

Yu (Ryan) Yue yu.yue at baruch.cuny.edu
Fri Oct 3 00:05:35 CEST 2008

Thank you so much, Herb! I just installed foil.cls successfully  
according to your instruction. But I also need tweaklist.sty, which  
does not exist either. I found it by google and could you tell me  
where to put it? Thanks!


On Oct 2, 2008, at 5:00 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Oct 2, 2008, at 3:23 PM, Yu (Ryan) Yue wrote:
>> Dear MacTex genius,
>> I am brand new to MacTex. Actually I just got my first mac pro. I  
>> was trying to compile textpower file with MacTex and it said  
>> foil.cls is missing. Is there any easy way to install those files.  
>> Thanks!!
>> Best,
>> Ryan
>> Yu (Ryan) Yue
> Howdy,
> Foiltex is not part of TeX Live (MacTeX). You can download the  
> foiltex.zip file from CTAN, <http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/foiltex/ 
> >. Once you've unzipped the folder double click on the .ins file (to  
> open it TeXShop) and compile that file (the console output will end  
> with
> No pages of output.
> Transcript written on foiltex.log.
> and you can then quit. Several new files, including foils.cls, will  
> be created. Then take the foiltex folder and place it in ~/Library/ 
> texmf/tex/latex/ (where ~ is your home directory and you should  
> create any folders along the way if they don't already exist. That's  
> it.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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