[OS X TeX] More basic questions

Martin Stokhof m.j.b.stokhof at uva.nl
Mon Jan 31 06:07:01 EST 2005

On Jan 31, 2005, at 11:07, cormullion wrote:

> Thanks very much to everyone - some light is now visible at the other 
> end of the tunnel.
> I suspect that the basic i-install doesn’t include much documentation, 
> since the folder /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/doc/ doesn’t 
> exist. There are a few PDF’s sprinkled around in 
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/, though. I’ll also continue to rely on Google 
> - the site tex.loria.fr looks  pretty useful for documentation.

Are you also aware of texdoc command in the Terminal? Just type 'texdoc 
x' (without the quotes and x the name of some package), and if the 
teTeX install contains any documentation for the package, it will open 
it for you (usually in Preview). Very nifty feature.

Martin Stokhof

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