[OS X TeX] A suggestion for TeX Live utility
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Sun Feb 8 15:17:08 EST 2009
You do not have to search for the documents yourself. If you want to
find the documents for a package, say beamer, then open the terminal
window and type in:
and press Return. The terminal will find the documentation for the
beamer package and display it with Adobe Reader.
If you type in
you will get the documentation for texdoc command.
On 8 Feb 2009, at 18:52, Juan Luis Varona wrote:
> Dear Adam R. Maxwell,
> I send a suggestion for TeX Live Utility:
> In texlive/Mac, to find and read the docs corresponding
> to the different latex packages is not easy,
> although all this documentation is in the hard disk.
> TeXLive utility knows where every file of the distribution
> is in the hard disk, including the help.
> For instance, by using the "Show Info" button you can read
> the documentation of the packages that have
> been updated in the texlive server.
> Why not to add the possibility of read the documentation of
> every package, without taking into account if
> it is up to date in the hard disk or not?
> That is, to mimic in TeX Live Utility a part of the behavior
> of TCOBrowser.
> Juan Luis Varona
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