[OS X TeX] how enable texdoc?

Vic Norton vic at norton.name
Mon Aug 27 10:38:53 EDT 2012

On Aug 27, 2012, at 9:45 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have MacTeX 2012 installed and running (under Mountain Lion). How do I enable texdoc to work from a command line in Terminal?
> I find, e.g.:
> $ texdoc mathmode
> -bash: texdoc: command not found
> Is there some reason texdoc is not automatically made available to bash when MacTeX 2012 is installed?
> ---
> Murray Eisenberg                     murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
> 80 Fearing Street                      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
> Amherst, MA 01002-1912

I had this problem a while ago. I had installed BasicTex in MacPorts and this apparently caused the problem. The fix was simple. I just put the line

   export PATH=/usr/texbin:/opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:$PATH

in my ~/.bash_profile = ~/.bashrc file.

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