[OS X TeX] TexShop Installation Question
gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Sun Dec 24 11:49:45 EST 2006
Though the hairs of my neck are rising while typing this, I would
suggest to insert /usr/texbin in TeXShop's Preferences/Engine and/or
have a look in System Prefences.
On Dec 24, 2006, at 17:44, Rob Preuss wrote:
> Will someone please help me with this hopefully very
> simple problem?
> I need explicit instructions on what I must do
> to get TeXShop installed and working properly.
> I had an older version of TeXShop working just fine on my
> Powerbook G4 but then my disk crashed (thus wreaking havoc
> in my life). I then bought a new Mac Book Pro C2D and I'm
> trying to get TeXShop installed so I can be productive again.
> Based on information obtained on this web page...
> I did the following:
> 1) Downloaded and install "i-installer version 2.86"
> 2) Used "i-installer" to install the follow packages,
> in the order listed, on 12/22/06
> a) FreeType 2
> b) libwmf
> c) PNG Library
> d) Ghostscript 8
> e) ImageMagick
> f) FontForge
> g) Fondu Mac Font cli Tools
> 3) Because the "i-package info" on the "TeX" package (tex.ii2)
> said that version was deprecated, I instead installed the
> "TeX (based upon TeX Live)" package (texlive.ii2). I waited
> until 12/23 to do this because, on 12/22, I kept getting
> notices that this package was being updated.
> 4) Downloaded and installed TeXShop 2.09d
> I then tried to re-typeset a TeX document previously-created
> (and previously-typeset) with an earlier TeXShop installation
> but this only gave he response
> Can't find required tool
> /usr/local/teTeX/bin/i386-apple-darwin-current/pdflatex does
> not exist. Perhaps teTeX was not installed or was removed
> during a system upgrade. If so, go to the TeXShop web site
> and follow the instructions to (re)install teTeX. Another
> possibility is that a tool path is incorrectly configured
> in TeXShop preferences. This can happen if you are using
> the fink teTeX distribution.
> + Was I wrong to install "Tex (based upon TeX Live)"?
> + If so, how do I remove it and what should I install?
> + Maybe I should be using the TeXShop 2.10 beta instead?
> Thanks (and Happy Holidays)
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