[OS X TeX] dtx and texshop

Will Robertson will at guerilla.net.au
Mon Nov 22 23:21:15 EST 2004

On 23 Nov 2004, at 2:46 PM, Frans Goddijn wrote:

> yesterday I tried to get a style file from a .dtx but I failed to find 
> out from the menus how to add the option/argument for it to the  
> "typeset" command.
> Searching for "dtx" in the helpfile didn't get me anything...

LaTeX packages are usually distributed as a pair of .dtx/.ins files.
To get the package documentation, run LaTeX on the .dtx file.
To get the .sty file, run LaTeX on the .ins file.


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