[OS X TeX] Where Should 'Package' Files be Stored?
bhh at xs4all.nl
Wed Jan 11 10:16:30 EST 2012
On 11-01-2012, at 15:10, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2012, at 8:00 AM, Berend Hasselman wrote:
>> Why not use kpsewhich?
>> [.../~]: kpsewhich amssymb.sty
>> [.../~]: kpsewhich graphicx.sty
>> [.../~]: kpsewhich cancel.sty
>> [.../~]: kpsewhich latexsym.sty
> I mentioned using that before.
So you did. I should have been more attentive. Sorry.
> That's great if you are looking for something that has to do with the TeX distribution but not much help if you are doing other work in places like /usr outside of the TeX distribution. It's also nice to have GUI interface to do searching. If you have used `Find Any File' you can see that you can set it up to display a nice directory tree for its finds.
I use HoudahSpot for searching files.
I have /usr in the Finder sidebar so it's easy to tell Houdahspot to search from that point on.
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