[texhax] The undertilde package.

Bob Tennent rdt at cs.queensu.ca
Fri May 9 04:10:22 CEST 2014

 >|I wanted to make use of the \utilde command which is provided by the
 >|undertilde package but I when tried \usepackage{undertilde} I got an
 >|error "undertilde.sty not found".
 >|Using "locate undertilde" I got:
 >|> /usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/generic/genmisc/undertilde.tex
 >|Some undertilde stuff, but no *.sty file.
 >|I got the undertilde package from CRAN and (after some travail which I
 >|won't go into) managed to install it and get \utilde to fly.
 >|My question is:  Why wasn't undertilde.sty "there" in the first place?
 >|As you can see from the foregoing listing I am using Texlive 2013.  I
 >|installed it "in the usual way" (can't remember the details now, except
 >|that it took quite a while).  Up until now I have not found anything to
 >|be missing.

undertilde.sty is in the genmisc package, presumably not in the
scheme you installed.

 >|P. S.  Another funny --- the "locate" command *still* gives the output
 >|pasted as a quotation above, with no indication of undertilde.sty,
 >|although LaTeX can find undertilde.sty without problem.  Why on earth
 >|should that happen?

The locate command works using an index normally generated overnight.

Bob T.

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