[OS X TeX] latex-suite

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Fri Jan 25 10:14:17 EST 2008

Le 25 janv. 08 à 15:07, Doris Wagner a écrit :

> well, can anybody tell me how I can
> a) find the location of the latex executable

What does "which latex" return? On a standard MacTeX install, output  
should be /usr/texbin/latex:

theo9mc182:~ bvoisin$ which latex

> b) set the $PATH variable

What does "echo $PATH" return? Again on a standard MacTeX install, the  
two additional paths /usr/local/bin (for GhostScript and the like)  
and /usr/texbin (for TeX itself) should be included already:

theo9mc182:~ bvoisin$ echo $PATH

The above refers to output obtained, in Terminal, by entering the  
commands appearing after the "$" signs then pressing Return.

This should help diagnosing whether your TeX installation is healthy  
or not. Now, whether vi(m) uses the same search paths as Terminal is  
another story. Not being a vi(m) user myself, I have no idea.

Bruno Voisin

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