[OS X TeX] TeXShop does not work

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Dec 22 10:22:14 EST 2006

On Dec 22, 2006, at 9:16 AM, Maarten Sneep wrote:

> On 22-dec-2006, at 16:11, Arno Kruse wrote:
>> ... I have used Linux and teTeX and switched to Mac. After  
>> installing TeX (based upon TeX Live) via i-installer TeXShop  
>> refuses to work: The message:
>> "/usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/pdflatex konnte  
>> nicht gefunden werden."
>> What have I done incorrectly?
> Check the preferences of TeXShop, and update them to /usr/texbin/ 
> pdflatex (I think, but you may want to use the terminal with 'which  
> pdflatex' to confirm that). Resetting to the defaults will not work  
> I think, as it seems these are the defaults.
> Maarten


In TeXShop->Preferences Engine tab Path settings change /usr/local/ 
teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current to /usr/texbin and TeXShop  
should be able to find the TeX programs.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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