[OS X TeX] Where Should 'Package' Files be Stored?
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 11 10:33:09 EST 2012
On Jan 11, 2012, at 9:16 AM, Berend Hasselman wrote:
> 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.
I've heard of HoudhSpot but haven't tried it. Do you have to click on the sidebar or can you make / the default search root?
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