[OS X TeX] Installing mbboard (changed to TikZ stuff)
vivrii at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 05:46:47 EST 2013
On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 5:17 AM, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at web.de> wrote:
> Install-tl-unx.tar.gz should be left to UNIX users, you'll be better off
> with MacTeX. Just get and install it! And if you can read documentation
> during the installation you might notice a hint of the TeX Live Preference
While I definitely believe that Mac users are way better using MacTeX
rather than generic UNIX installer, I would consider Mac users as a special
group of UNIX users (in contrast to generic UNIX users) rather than
Indeed, TeXLive and MacTeX comes with many shell executables which do not
have (at least at the moment) Mac-GUI. F.e. pdfcrop. The trouble with many
MacTeX users currently is that they do not consider themselves as UNIX
users and they truly believe that TeXShop = TeX (as many Windows users
believe that WinEdit = TeX).
PS. I know, Peter, that you know better than this.
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