[Mac OS X TeX] Common "pictures" folder?

Gerben Wierda sherlock at rna.nl
Mon Dec 17 05:14:15 EST 2001

Everyting in that reply was correct, except

On Monday, December 17, 2001, at 10:28 , Michael Murray wrote:

> After setting up such a set of directories and files go into Terminal 
> and
> type `sudo texhash' . You need to do this before
> TeXShop can find the files.

a) it is not TeXShop that must find the files, it is TeX.
b) current distributions of teTeX do not use the hashing mechanism for 

There is no need, therefore, to go into Terminal.


PS. There is no need to make a very complicated deep structure. If you 
just have some files you want to share, a directory like


would do just fine for TeX inputs. The only thing you absolutely *need* 
is the correct first level below texmf/

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