[OS X TeX] Looking texh4t and OpenDocument feedback

Eitan Gurari gurari at cse.ohio-state.edu
Mon May 29 16:00:39 EDT 2006

TeX4ht can be compiled to work under texhash or independently without
the help of texhash.  Since tex4ht didn't find tex4ht.env my
assumption was that TeX4ht got compiled to work independently of

Having the above problem solved, the next step is to modify the paths
in the `t' and `i' records of tex4ht.env and the `-i' and `-t'
switches of htlatex.

There are a few manners to install tex4ht.  It will not take much
effort to get it working at your place.


 > >> I also get a "--- warning --- Can't find/open file `tex4ht.env
 > >> | .tex4ht'" although tex4ht is in my local tree.
 > >
 > > A problem with kpathsea?  Find where htlatex is located (`which
 > > htlatex') and add to the t4ht and tex4ht records a switch
 > > `-e.../tex4ht.env' pointing to the location of the environment file.

 > I'm not absolutely sure I understand what you suggest. With the -e  
 > parameter I can point it to the .env file but then it doesn't find  
 > cmsy6.tfm and the -t paramter doesn't seem to help here.

 > Isn't tex4ht  
 > able to find t he file it needs inside the local tree? texhash  
 > doesn't seem to work, but always pointing the files seems cumbersome.

 > ... but I really don't get it to work.
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