[XeTeX] problems helping a new Mac user

Yves Codet ycodet at club-internet.fr
Wed Nov 21 10:16:51 CET 2007


Le 21 nov. 07 à 09:42, Will Robertson a écrit :

> On Nov 21, 2007 7:06 PM, François Charette <firmicus at ankabut.net>  
> wrote:
>> 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.
> Hmmm, I'm not sure if kpsewhich is set up by default to return XeLaTeX
> packages, but no matter. (I assume the "can't be found" error is
> coming from an actual XeTeX compilation run, not just the output of
> kpsewhich.) I'm afraid it's impossible for me (at a distance, at
> least) to guess what the problem might be. Hopefully someone else has
> a good idea... :)

I’m not sure this is a good idea but such issues can occur when a  
file is in the right place but permissions are wrong. Maybe François’  
colleague should check permissions on his ArabTeX files.

Best wishes,


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