[OS X TeX] TexShop suddenly can't find pdflatex.fmt (even though it's there)

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Sep 10 13:36:22 EDT 2008

On Sep 8, 2008, at 3:52 PM, Nathaniel Pearson wrote:

> Thanks for helping.  I'm not sure what my $PATH is (sorry, I'm a linux
> amateur here...).  which latex gives:
> /sw/bin/pdflatex
> Texshop typesetting prefs:
> Default command: latex
> Default script: pdftex
> Engine prefs: path settings for pdftex: /usr/texbin
> distller: /usr/local/bin
> Does that help explain what's happening?  Thanks,
> Nathan


Could you tell us the results of the following commands run in Terminal:

which latex


echo $PATH

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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