beamer and: Re: [OS X TeX] TexShop Configuration

Axel E. Retif axretif at
Tue Feb 20 16:34:41 EST 2007

On 20 Feb, 2007, at 15:04 , Roussanka Loukanova wrote:


> I can't just use the Open from the Preview menu to open files  
> located in the root directories. For now, I'm doing this from a  
> command line as described below. But may be there a better way? May  
> be something more straightforward from emacs? Here are the options  
> that I figured out:
> 1.
> $ open -a Preview /usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/doc/latex/oberdiek/ 
> epstopdf.pdf
> or
> 2. by texdoc from a command line, either by
> 2.a)
> $ texdoc epstopdf
> or
> 2.b)
> from emacs: <Esc-x shell> and then from the command line in the  
> shell's buffer, I issue the command <texdoc epstopdf>

I always use 2.a); but as you're already working in Emacs, 2.b) seems  
more straightforward (though ---as I have TeXShop as my PDF viewer---  
they open in TeXShop rather than Preview). I don't know any other way  
to reach the TeX documentation.



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