[XeTeX] problems helping a new Mac user

François Charette firmicus at ankabut.net
Wed Nov 21 09:36:05 CET 2007

Will Robertson a écrit :
> On Nov 21, 2007 6:50 PM, François Charette <firmicus at ankabut.net> wrote:
>> I gave him instructions
>> on how to install MacTeX, which he did. He then installed arabxetex
>> under ~/Library/texmf/ and ran "texconfig rehash" in the terminal.
> Two points:
> (1)  texhash isn't required for files in ~/Library/texmf/
Thanks Will.

You're right, I had forgotten that (Somehow I never use TEXMFHOME; I 
prefer TEXMFLOCAL). Then the problem is even weirder.
> (2) The package has to be installed in ~/Library/texmf/tex/xelatex/
> This last one is what I'm wondering about...
Yes, my colleague assured me that arabxetex.sty is under 
~/Library/texmf/tex/xelatex/ ...
And this path is amongst those shown by the output of
kpsewhich --progname=xelatex --show-path=.tex

But "kpsewhich arabxetex.sty" yields nothing.

Still puzzled...

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