[OS X TeX] terminal and tex4ht

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Apr 17 19:12:11 EDT 2006

On Apr 17, 2006, at 6:01 PM, Thomas Rike wrote:

> In answer to 1) The following line in the terminal produded an html  
> document on the desktop.
> /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/tex4ht /Users/ 
> trike/Desktop/test1.dvi
> as well as the line calling the intel chip
> /usr/local/teTeX/bin/i386-apple-darwin-current/tex4ht /Users/trike/ 
> Desktop/test2.dvi
> In answer to 2) I don't see any binaries named tex in /usr/local/bin
> Is there supposed to be a symbolic link there?
> So it is just a matter of setting the path in the terminal, so it  
> will find teTeX before it searches bin. I see that Peter Dyballa  
> has written a detailed step by step process, but I don't know if I  
> am up to it. Thanks for the help.
> Tom Rike


This confirms that the programs are where they are supposed to be. I  
therefore assume the problem is with your PATH environment variable.  
Did you check for a ~/.bash_profile or ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist  
that sets the PATH variable?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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