[OS X TeX] Finder access to the system-wide local texmf directory

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Tue Jan 16 04:00:56 EST 2007

Le 16 janv. 07 à 09:54, Franck Pastor a écrit :

> Le 16-janv.-07 à 09:23, Bruno Voisin a écrit :
>> Alas, after upgrading this morning to TeXLive 2007 this doesn't  
>> seem to be the case. As a result, you can indeed access the local  
>> texmf tree using normal navigation in the Finder for gwTeX (by  
>> going to /Library/TeX/Root and then inside it to texmf.local), but  
>> not for TeXLive (once in /Library/TeX/Root you would have to go  
>> one level up in the directory hierarchy, to ../, which the Finder  
>> doesn't normally allows).
> You can use "command-uparrow" in the Finder to go one level up.

I had tried that but it didn't work: when in /Library/TeX/ 
Distributions = /usr/local/texlive/2007, Cmd-UpArrow brings back one  
level up in the symlink hierarchy, to /Library/TeX, not one level up  
in the actual directory hierarchy, to /usr/local/texlive.

Thanks in any case,

Bruno Voisin

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