[OS X TeX] TL-2007 missing .sty files

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Tue Jan 23 20:17:05 EST 2007

On Tue, 23 Jan 2007, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> On Jan 23, 2007, at 8:11 PM, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>>> Just create a .tex file that you want to contain much of your preamble. 
>>> For example:
>>> \documentclass[11pt]{article}
>>> \usepackage{...}
>>> \input{...}
>>> \dump
>>> would create a format using article with as many packages and inputted 
>>> files as you can list. The \dump command "dumps" the format to the current 
>>> directory when the .tex file is typeset. If the .tex file was named 
>>> books.tex, then the format file will be books.fmt. Move that .fmt file to 
>>> the web2c directory mentioned above and then you can typeset a document 
>>> with this format (with TeXShop) by putting:
>>> %!TEX TS-program = books
>>> at the top of the file you are typesetting.
>>> I hope this helps.
>> Yes, it is very clear and attractive for using. can one put definitions 
>> like \newcommand{...}{...}?
> Sure. You can put anything you would put in the preamble.


> All the best,
> Gary

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