[OS X TeX] Does not find my private texmf tree

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Tue Sep 4 14:30:51 EDT 2007


On Sep 4, 2007, at 11:20 AM, Josep M. Font wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have just realized that TeXShop does not find class and package  
> files stored in ~/Library/textmf/tex/latex/ and several  
> subdirectories. I am using TeXShop 2.14 and TeXLive2007  
> distribution. I think it is the first time I need to use a package  
> stored there since I installed this distribution (it used to work  
> fine with gwtex).
> I thought the personal tree was always searched before to the  
> standard ones, and this was independent of which distribution one has.

This is, of course, not a TeXShop issue.

All of the MacTeX packages do what you expect.

If you directly install TeX Live 2007 yourself from the install script  
on the TUG DVD, then
the default location for a personal file is ~/texmf rather than ~/ 
Library/texmf. Did you
install that way?

koch at math.uoregon.edu

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