[OS X TeX] ! LaTeX Error: File `pdfsync.sty' {and topcapt.sty] not found

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Mar 4 14:55:33 EST 2006

On Mar 4, 2006, at 1:43 PM, Winfried Zettelmeyer wrote:

> Greetings to all,
> to my surprise after weeks of increasingly successful work with  
> TeXshop the program suddenly claims it cannot find pdfsync.sty,  
> although it does sit in ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex/ . It is possible  
> that I messed something up, but even after substituting the texmf  
> folder by the original texmf folder to my Library as prescribed in  
> the IMPORTANT_README.rtf of the Texshop.dmg, the program keeps  
> complaining.
> All the other packages of the preamble (see below) are being loaded  
> without problem as they apparently sit in the hidden "usr" folder.  
> TeXshop preferences Engine and Typesetting are set to the default  
> values.
> Why does the program not find what it found before, what can I do ?
> I have added the introductory lines of the log file.
> Extremely grateful for advice !
> Winfried
> \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,titlepage,oneside,openany]{report}
> \usepackage{geometry} % see geometry.pdf on how to lay out the  
> page. There's lots.
> \usepackage{pdfsync} % to relate .tex file with .pdf file      THIS  
> \usepackage{graphicx} % to include figures
> \usepackage{topcapt} %to allow table titles on top             THIS  
> ...


Hmmm... the console output was just about to get interesting when you  
cut it off.

What does

kpsewhich pdfsync.sty

in Terminal return?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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