[texworks] Problem installing packages

Charlie Sharpsteen chuck at sharpsteen.net
Mon May 30 20:06:48 CEST 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 12:27 AM, Ng Kah Loon <kloon at nus.edu.sg> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am new to using TexWorks but I have been looking at online resources on
> how I can add my own packages and .sty files which is required for
> typesetting my documents.
> From I gather, it seems that we should add in folders (containing packages
> and .sty files) in the directory
> /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/tex/latex
> Am I right? For example, I need to use a package called tkz-graph, so I
> created a folder called tkz-graph in the directory above and placed the .sty
> file inside.
> However, when I typeset my .tex file, I get an error message that says the
> tkz-graph.sty file cannot be found. Did I do the right thing?
> I would really appreciate any assistance provided.
> Regards,
> K L Ng

Which operating system are you using?  The details of where to put
.sty files are different for Window, Linux and OS X.


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