[OS X TeX] Strange differences between paths in \include, \input and \includegraphics

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Apr 6 14:29:18 CEST 2009

On Apr 6, 2009, at 6:19 AM, RA Friedrich Vosberg wrote:

> On 14.03.2009, at 12.06, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>>> Is there a workaround?
>> If it does not work to use the absolute path
> Could one define and store this absolute path /Users/<username>/ 
> Documents in a manner that TeX(Shop) find's automatically each file  
> located anywhere in ~/Documents to include it?
>> ... then it will work to provide (symbolic) file system links in  
>> the TeX source file's working directory which point to the files.
> For this purpose one could use SymbolicLinker[1].
> HTH and kind regards, Friedrich
> [1] http://seiryu.home.comcast.net/~seiryu/symboliclinker.html


What kind of files are you talking about (.tex. .sty, etc.)? The  
easiest thing would be to make symbolic link of ~/Documents/ in ~/ 
Library/texmf/tex/latex/ if you are talking about .tex, .cls, .sty  
and .fd files.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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