[OS X TeX] Standard preamble

Jan Hegewald rurapente at gmx.de
Tue Jul 18 16:29:12 EDT 2006


Am 18.07.2006 um 17:43 schrieb Chris Goedde:

> An alternative to the previous suggestions is to put your preamble  
> in a style file (i.e. mypreamble.sty) and then include it via the  
> \usepackage{} command (i.e. \usepackage{mypreamble}). I think that  
> this is much cleaner than using \input or \include. You can stick  
> the style file in a place where TeX will find it (mine is in ~/ 
> Library/texmf/tex/latex) and then you can use it for anything you TeX.

I do not understand why a .sty file is cleaner than a simple .tex  
file. Can you explain it to me?

-- Jan

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