[texhax] Question concerning LaTex

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Jan 3 13:09:27 CET 2007

On Jan 2, 2007, at 2:21 PM, Joshua Spizman wrote:

>     I am currently running WinEdt/MiKTex.  I have to use some of my  
> own
> style files.  I was wondering if there is a default place that Miktex
> looks for style files so I can just put the ones I use there  
> instead of
> creating multiple copies in different folders for the different
> documents I write.

This is what the ``localtexmf'' tree is for.

Here's a page which discusses this in a miktex context:


Here's the proper (I hope!) FAQ page on this:


> I tried using the package manager and this is very
> helpful except whenever I use it, it asks me to install a package  
> called
> 'latex2html'  and this then creates links within my document for all
> references I make.  I also would like to disable this and can't  
> seem to
> figure out how to do that either.  Any help would be greatly  
> appreciated.

Not sure what's happening here. I think this falls under the ``Don't  
do that'' line of medical advice.

Try describing exactly which steps you take w/ which tools and what  
messages you get if it troubles you though.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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