[OS X TeX] getting MacOSX-Tex
fmayer at sysmatrix.net
Thu Jun 14 18:24:14 EDT 2012
Thanks guys...I really appreciate your help. It will take me some time to get up to speed in the new Tex version. Thanks.
On Jun 14, 2012, at 5:57 PM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
> On 06/14/2012 04:42 PM, Richard Koch wrote:
>> If you installed everything (rather than doing a custom install),
>> go to /Applications/TeX. There you'll find a READ ME telling you how
>> to get started with TeX, a couple of GUI interfaces to TeX, and a
>> What's Installed document telling you exactly what was installed
>> and where.
>> TeX itself is in /usr/local/texlive/2011. The link /usr/texbin points to
>> the TeX binaries.
> (For Herb, Richard et al. helping Frederick: he was using OzTeX.)
> As a front-end to (La)TeX I guess you were using Alpha ---TeXShop (in /Applications/TeX, as Richard said) is, in my opinion, a much more user-friendly front-end. If memory serves, there is a movie in the Help menu that in a minute or so tells you how to use it.
> But, of course, the documents Richard mentions are your main source of information.
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