[OS X TeX] Where to put file like "longdiv.tex"?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Feb 28 09:24:28 EST 2007

On Feb 27, 2007, at 11:26 PM, John B. Thoo wrote:

> Hi.  I'm sorry to bother y'all with what is surely a FAQ, but....   
> I have Fink teTeX installed.
> When I grab a .sty file from CTAN, I put it in
> /sw/etc/texmf.local/tex/latex/misc/
> I just grabbed the file "longdiv.tex" from CTAN.
> <http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/generic/misc/longdiv.tex>
> Where should I put it?  Thanks.
> ---John.
> (who receives the digest)


If it is a file that can also be used with Plain TeX (that is usually  
the case with macro files that are .tex rather than .sty) I'd put it in


but, if you're going to use it with LaTeX only putting it in


is fine. Remember to run texhash.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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