[texhax] Help with Miktex

Michael Barr barr at math.mcgill.ca
Fri Oct 4 20:20:24 CEST 2013

That doesn't answer my question.  I can put it into my personal directory, 
but it has now become part of the official xy-pic distribution and I am 
trying to figure out how Random User can use it.  In fact, I didn't name 
it that; Kris Rose did.  I had always called it diagxy.


On Fri, 4 Oct 2013, Bob Tennent wrote:

> >|It is in \miktex 2.8\tex\generic\xypic and \miktex 2.8 is one of the root
> >|directories shown.  The file in question is called xybarr.tex and has been
> >|newly added as an xy-pic option.
> It's not a good idea to put local or personal files in the MiKTeX
> distribution tree. Is there a local texmf root listed? If so, put
> your file in tex\generic\xypic below that. If you don't have a local
> texmf tree, you can create it and add it to the search path.
> Bob T.

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