[OS X TeX] TeX Install Problems

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Wed Jan 26 12:57:57 EST 2005

On Jan 26, 2005, at 12:17 PM, James Edward Gray II wrote:

> Better confess right off the bat that I know nothing about TeX.  
> Consider yourself warned, if you read on.
> I'm working with a company's publishing system which uses LaTeX.  A 
> local installation isn't critical, but it would help me spot check my 
> work as I go.

Look at line 70 of the document FrontMatter.tex. It looks like there is 
an error in the arguments to \makebox . Depending on how latex is run 
(default options), it may not be showing this error on other systems. 
Look and see if the resulting file is OK (compared well to a run on the 
other system). Looks to me like you need something in place of opt, it 
should be a measurement (width of the box). Replace opt with 3in, for 

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