[OS X TeX] Interactive TeX

George Gratzer gratzer at me.com
Fri Dec 4 10:17:51 EST 2009

According to Appendix D.4 in my book, you get into Interactive TeX by typesetting a document without \end{document}. You get the * prompt, and the you can type e.g.

\show \alpha

to get the definition of \alpha.

In my console window, I get the * prompt, but cannot type 

\show \alpha



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