[OS X TeX] Install Package minutes

Jan Anderssen jan at linguist.umass.edu
Sun Jul 24 11:09:34 EDT 2005

>> No need to apologize for installation or OS X problems, IMO.  In
>> addition to Maarten's correct advice, you may find it easier (in
>> future) to install the MikTeX package, if it's available.  The
>> TCOBrowser program that I wrote (free as in speech and beer) allows
>> you to do this by double-clicking the little brown package icon, and
>> it can extract to a folder of your choice for a manual install, or
>> extract directly to ~/Library/texmf.
>> -- Adam
> Thank you Adam for your suggestion, but I am on Macintosh and I am  
> lucky to
> be :-) Or is there a part for Mac, perhaps the TCOBrowser, you are  
> speaking
> of (what is this beast meaning ?)

It is indeed the TCOBrowser Adam is talking about - it's a neat  
program for accessing TeX package related documentation from your  
Mac. Check it out: http://tcobrowser.sourceforge.net/
you will like it.

Apparently TCOBrowser also installs MikTeX packages... (I'm amazed as  


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