[OS X TeX] documentation

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Apr 30 10:07:36 EDT 2005

On 4/30/05 8:26 AM, "Martin Stokhof" <M.J.B.Stokhof at uva.nl> wrote:

> Try the command 'texdoc' in the terminal (without the quotes) with as
> an arghument the name of the package or sty file that you want to find
> documentation for. It locates any documentation that it can find the
> system en local texmf trees and opens it for you. In the case at hand,
> typing:
> texdoc rotating
> in the terminal opens the pdf file rotating.pdf in TeXShop on my system.
> This feature was introduced in Gerben's teTeX distribution some time
> ago; if your installation is old, it may not work. (But then it might
> provide a good reason to upgrade ;-)
> Martin


Interestingly, I just tried this (don't know why I didn't use it before!?)
and both Techniscope and TeXShop opened!? I assume that is because both the
.dvi and .pdf files are available for the rotating package.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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