[OS X TeX] pdflatex.fmt format file missing

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Fri Aug 10 16:47:26 EDT 2007

Am 10.08.2007 um 22:13 schrieb Robert Morelli:

> 1. What previewers are people using? I use the pdf viewer Skim  
> which has auto-syncing and
> seems a reasonable choice in conjunction with pdflatex. Skim wasn't  
> discontinued 2 years ago,
> was it? :)


> 2. TeX-Live on Mac seems to handle the $TEXMF environment variable  
> differently than other systems. A short note in the readme file  
> indicates that this variable does not need to be set on OS X and  
> that tex searches in ~/Library/texmf for personal style files. I  
> can see the logic of that, but I'd prefer to go on doing things the  
> old way because I occasionally use other Unix systems.  
> Specifically, I'd like to tell tex to look in certain directories  
> within my home directory tree for additional style files. What's  
> the standard way to do that?

I'd recommend to edit texmf.cnf. Change the TEXMFHOME setting.



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