[OS X TeX] Placement of files

Ettore Aldrovandi ealdrov at math.fsu.edu
Mon Oct 1 14:58:26 EDT 2018

> On Oct 1, 2018, at 12:35, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 1, 2018, at 10:21 AM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <Zbigniew.Nitecki at tufts.edu> wrote:
>> \usepackage{Bookmacros(2018)/formatstyle} pointing to the macro file inside the Bo
> Howdy,
> I wonder if there is a problem with using parentheses in the file name. Try removing them form the directory name.

I get no error from a minimal test case with parentheses in the dirname:


and dir(2018)/preamble.sty contains the single line

\newcommand{\test}{Text from subdir with parentheses}

I’m a bit surprised that it works.


Ettore Aldrovandi
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