[OS X TeX] BasicTeX and texdoc

Tobias Pyndt Steinmann tobii at tobii.dk
Sun Dec 27 21:53:19 CET 2009

Den 27/12/2009 kl. 21.36 skrev Alain Schremmer:
> On Dec 27, 2009, at 3:13 PM, Tobias Pyndt Steinmann wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have recently installed BasicTeX on my sisters computer (I chose BasicTeX over MacTeX because her computer is running low on space and because we in our summerhouse with a slow internet connection) and it's working quite well with one exception: texdoc. texdoc wasn't included in BasicTeX so I installed it using the TexLive Utility, but while texdoc seems to work the documentation for many packages installed isn't available, ie. memoir and csquotes. Where csquotes is a package I installed using the TeXLive Utility.
>> If I check the path /usr/local/texlive/2009basic/texmf-dist/doc/latex it only contains the koma-script documentation.
>> Is there a way to install the documentation for the packages or are the dtx files available for me to typeset?
> Just in case nobody else is online, how about checking on CTAN?

Hi Alain, thanks for your fast reply. 
True, one can use CTAN when internet is available, however it is easier and faster in my opinion to use texdoc...

with best regards,
Tobias Pyndt Steinmann

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