[OS X TeX] Using LaTexIt with TeXShop

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Oct 15 14:57:53 CEST 2010

On Oct 14, 2010, at 9:55 PM, Genevieve Brown wrote:

> I'm trying to configure LaTeXIt (an add-on for Thunderbird) to work
> with TeXShop.  I've installed and have been able to use TeXShop by
> itself for many months, but for some reason, the Thunderbird extension
> can't automatically detect it.  I looked in the tips section and saw
> the message: "If running MacOS, MacTeX is probably what you're looking
> for."
> Has anyone else had experience using LaTeXIt + TeXShop, or else know
> how to find the following information on one's machine: (1) path to
> latex executable, (2) path to dvips executable and (3) path to convert
> executable?  Thanks!
> P. S. I'm running Mac OS X 10.5.8 and TeXShop v. 2.14.


You say you've been using TeXShop successfully for a while. Have you used LaTeXiT successfully by itself? If you can't compose an equation in LaTeXiT make sure you have the LaTeXiT->Preferences->Composition options set as in the enclosed pdf.

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Of course this assumes you have MacTeX installed as your TeX Distribution.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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