[OS X TeX] New alpha Textures with support for graphics
Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 19:33:39 EDT 2006
Charilaos Skiadas wrote:
> Also, a simple google search for "latex package documentation"
> produces this as the fourth link:
> and a search for "tetex package documentation" leads you straight to
> the tetex documentation and manual, where texdoc is discussed.
> And please, don't confusedTeXShop with teTeX. They are two completely
> different things. teTeX provides a TeX compiling engine and a lot of
> supporting material, it is in other words a TeX distribution. TeXShop
> is just a front-end for making life easier for people who need to
> work with TeX. You can instruct TeXShop to use a different TeX
> distribution if you have one in your computer, and equally well you
> can use any other of a number of front-ends.
> Textures on the other hand is an integrated system. It has its own
> TeX engine built in, which means perhaps more convenience but
> definitely less flexibility.
> teTeX is has this texdoc thing, and this is something I didn't know
> about either until recently, and didn't really miss. If I want to
> find out how a package or a commands works, I google for it and that
> almost always leads me to the right place. Often it leads me to the
> very same pdf file or whatnot that texdoc would have provided.
> The presence of texdoc seems documented in http://www.tug.org/tetex/
> tetex-texmfdist/doc/ in the section titled "main features in the 3.0
> release". So they *have* told everyone about it, and they have done
> so exactly where one would expect them to, in the documentation for
> teTeX. Anyway, I think I should stop here.
Please don't: for some reason, I had stayed away from the whole texdoc
thing. Now I am going to look for that "fourth link".
So, maybe you will entice me to look at another one of those things that
I shoved under the rug.
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