[OS X TeX] MLA Style Questions

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Thu Jan 15 10:45:54 EST 2009

On 15.01.2009, at 16:39, Richard J Benish wrote:

> Thank you very much. I am downloading biblatex as I write.
> On the download page there is an instruction that scares me a little:
> Don't forget to update the file hash tables (also known as the file
> name database) after installing the files. On teTeX and TeX Live
> systems, run texhash as root ('sudo texhash').
> Last time (which was also the first time) I tried doing something  
> from the Terminal I didn't get anywhere. Somebody in this forum  
> assessed that my Permissions or Password or something weren't in the  
> proper order. Does the above instruction mean I'd have to figure out  
> how to use (my presently uncooperative) Terminal?

No such thing is needed on the Mac. Just drop the biblatex stuff in  
the correct place (your personal tree at ~/Library/texmf ) and it will  
work just fine (BTW, working with the terminal is not half as  
difficult as some people make it appear).


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