[OS X TeX] LaTeX for MAC

Michael Murray mmurray at maths.adelaide.edu.au
Sat Oct 26 18:28:13 EDT 2002

>Dear Michael,
>For some reason, the pdftex or the pdflatex is not
>running (i think).
>After I push latex or tex (with your commands and text
>inputted), no crunching occurs and a new window
>immediately appears: Goto error; tex messages: blank
>space; tex input: space.
>And that's it: nada, niente, zilch. No pdf is
>I have this latex doc. printed out, but the commands
>print w/ the text.
>I have saved as pdf in print mode, but the commands
>appear in the text.
>After reading the manual and other stuff, I have been
>unable to figure out why the pdftex or the pdflatex is
>not running (if that is what is happening).
>Any ideas?
>Thanks again.

Hi Tim

OK thats the console window and it sounds like its
not running latex or anything.

Did you run the installer in TeX.dmg ?

What does it say if you open up Terminal in /Applications/Utilities and
do `latex test.tex' - assuming test.tex is in your Home directory ?

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