[OS X TeX] detex

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Tue Jan 29 16:52:28 EST 2008

On Jan 29, 2008, at 10:38 AM, Denis Chabot wrote:

> I recently moved to a MacBook Pro but I don't remember having  
> installed LaTex directly, I think it was imported from my PowerBook  
> G4 install (which was done using MacTeX Installer.
> I suspect this explains why I cannot use detex on a tex file this  
> morning, I get:
> -bash: detex: command not found
> What should I check now to try to fix this?
> Please cc your answer to me as I get the mailing list in digest form  
> and won't see your answer until tomorrow otherwise!

I would simply reinstall TeX using the MacTeX installer from:


That should fix it and it will also make sure that you have binaries  
that are appropriate for an Intel Mac.


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