[OS X TeX] More questions on MacTeX
lists.ch at freenet.de
Sun Mar 9 16:18:01 EDT 2008
first of all thanks a lot for answering my questions regarding the
MacTeX installation additions and extras. It is very clear to me now.
Since I do not have a lot of experience in using (La)TeX on a Mac so
far, I have some more rather fundamental questions on MacTeX:
- In the MacTeX readme file it is mentioned that the real directory
structure of the MacTeX installation (e.g. usr/local or /usr/local/
texlive/2007) is not visible in the Finder. Instead only Alias of
these directories are accessible under Library/TeX/Root.
Why is it so?
Is there a way to see the real directory structure either in the
Finder or somewhere else?
- Is it correct that "personal" files (e.g. bst-files) should be
saved under ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex so that MacTeX can access these
files when needed?
- Are all files in this folder (and subfolders) saved under /usr/
local/texlive/texmf-local/ and are they accessible by any Tex
Thanks a lot in advance!
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