[OS X TeX] terminal and tex4ht
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Apr 17 20:27:08 CEST 2006
On Apr 17, 2006, at 1:15 PM, Thomas Rike wrote:
> I am very inexperienced at the terminal and not very clear where
> things reside on my MacBookPro. I was trying to get
> SimpleTex4ht.app to work, but it said tex4ht was not installed. I
> could see it in a folder but don't know what it takes to "install"
> it, so I went to the i-installer and in the "expert" mode installed
> tex4ht with no problems noted. However tex4ht "path to tex file"
> gives -bash: tex4ht: command not found.
> ls /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local
> bibtex dvips metapost tex
> context fonts scripts tex4ht
> doc ls-R source web2c
> I tried sudo texhash ( I don't know what it does, but I hoped it
> would find/do something) I typed my password and I got
> sudo: texhash: command not found
> Now I am getting scared. TeXShop still works, so it understands
> where things are, but I don't know what has changed.
> On my G4 all of these commands work with an installation from over
> a year ago. When I got the MacBookPro I installed TeX and the
> MacTeX.dmg and TeXShop which work fine. I did install the fink
> installer yesterday and I know that played around in the terminal
> for a long time. Hopefully that is not my problem. I really don't
> know what I am doing there. I'm just trying to learn
> Any help would be appreciated. By the way, it doesn't look like any
> math or formatting is converted in the html document (on my G4). Is
> that to be expected? Thanks.
> Tom Rike
This sounds like the Command Line Interface (CLI) wasn't installed
when you installed the system. Open up the TeX i-package with i-
Installer and run the C Configuration stage again making sure the CLI
setup is made. That sets up the correct paths for bash.
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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