[OS X TeX] Powerdot

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Wed Dec 13 23:49:25 EST 2006

On Dec 13, 2006, at 18:18 , David Goldschmidt wrote:

> I downloaded the powerdot package from a CTAN site, and tried to run:
> latex powerdot.dtx
> but I got a lot of errors.  Has anyone successfully installed  
> powerdot, and
> if so, how did you do it?

The install instructions for powerdot are somewhat, well, implicit.   
This worked for me: copy the .sty and .cls files to the directory
(which you may have to create).  An alternative is to create the  
directory in your local tree (~/Library/texmf/tex/latex/powerdot).

If you use a different TeX installation, the directory structure may  
differ somewhat.

Then run 'texhash' (as root, if you put the files in the system-wide  


Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-At-Large
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