[OS X TeX] BasicTeX and texdoc

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 22:58:12 CET 2009

On Dec 27, 2009, at 3:53 PM, Tobias Pyndt Steinmann wrote:

> 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...

No question about that.

Well, you will have to wait for the experts to get back online.


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