[tex-live] personal input file

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Tue Feb 16 19:33:39 CET 2010

On 16 February 2010 Steve MC Han wrote:

 > I transfer an input file in c:/texmf-local/tex from working
 > directory and tested, but it didn't work. Maybe, the latex commend
 > didn't search c:/texmf-local/tex. So, this is not my TEXMFHOME.
 > I tried c:/TexLive2007/texmf/tex/latex, but it also didn't work.
 > Is there anyway, I create a directory and put all the common input
 > file in there and call from any working directory?

The appropriate place is TEXMFHOME.  Run 

    kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFHOME

in order to find out where it is.  If you put files somewhere else
then you have to run texhash in order to update the file database.

Did you ever condider to read the TeX Live Guide?


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