[OS X TeX] Installing gwTeX

Michael Kubovy kubovy at virginia.edu
Wed Dec 27 15:16:56 EST 2006

On Dec 27, 2006, at 2:32 PM, Michael Kubovy wrote:

> I downloaded gwTeX.dmg from http://www.tug.org/~koch/ 
> NewPackages.html . In the process of installing, the Installer  
> stalled at the Select Destination phase (~10 min). Advice?

I solved the problem by logging out and back in.

Now a class that used to work aren't working right. The path to apa.cls:

Here is a minimal file:

%! program = pdflatex

% \documentclass[jou]{apa} %  journal-like formatting
\documentclass[man]{apa} %  manuscript, for submission  double-spaced
% \documentclass[doc]{apa} %  document, for proofreading

\title{Title} %
\author{Author} %
\affiliation{Institute} %
\date{\today} %
\abstract{Abstract here}






Here's the console:

This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.30.4-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.5)
\write18 enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2005/12/01>
Babel <v3.8h> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax,  
dumylang, noh
yphenation, basque, bulgarian, coptic, welsh, czech, slovak, german,  
ngerman, d
anish, spanish, catalan, galician, esperanto, estonian, finnish,  
french, greek,
! Illegal parameter number in definition of \reserved at a.
<to be read again>
l.13 \begin{document}

? (/Users/mk/Library/texmf/tex/latex/apa/apa.cls
Document Class: apa 2006/01/31 American Psychological Association  
format v1.3.2

Document Class: article 2005/09/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
*** Using endfloat.cfg ***
(/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/base/ifthen.sty)))) (text.fff)
(text.ttt)) (./text.aux) (/Users/mk/Library/texmf/tex/latex/apa/ 
! Illegal parameter number in definition of \reserved at a.
<to be read again>
l.13 \begin{document}


apaexample.tex also fails to compile with the same symptom
Hardware Overview:

   Machine Name:	Power Mac G5
   Machine Model:	PowerMac7,2
   CPU Type:	PowerPC 970  (2.2)
   Number Of CPUs:	2
   CPU Speed:	2 GHz
   L2 Cache (per CPU):	512 KB
   Memory:	2 GB
   Bus Speed:	1 GHz
   Boot ROM Version:	5.1.4f0

System Software Overview:

   System Version:	Mac OS X 10.4.8 (8L127)
   Kernel Version:	Darwin 8.8.0
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