# [pdftex] pdf on Mac -- trouble recognizing documentclass{article}

Alexandru Scorpan ascorpan at math.ufl.edu
Fri Sep 24 18:10:23 CEST 2004

```> Some help getting off the starting block would be MUCH appreciated;
> haven't found these errors in either the manual or the list archive.

You should join and re-post your question on the Mac TeX mailing list,
which is introduced for example at
http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/

(For your second error, it seems like you are running TeX instead of