[tex-live] Fwd: TeX and Mac Os X

Gerben Wierda sherlock@rna.nl
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 00:11:39 +0100

There is a mailing list for TeX on Mac OS X:

> For additional HELP, send email to <info@email.esm.psu.edu> with
> "help" (no quotes) in the body.

Furthermore, there are various frontends, amongst others TeXShop:


And finally, there is an easy installer for TeX (and ghostscript, e.g. 
for legacy projects using eps images) which can be found on


This one combines TeX Live (recent code) and a teTeX texmf tree. There 
is also a teTeX binaries + teTeX texmf tree available on the same site. 
Currently, most TeX frontends on Mac OS X make use of (or link to) this 
binary distribution.


On Wednesday, February 20, 2002, at 10:03 , TUG Office wrote:

>> X-From_: aelony@mpi.com Tue Feb 19 08:53:16 2002
>> Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 11:53:05 -0500
>> From: Avram Aelony <aelony@mpi.com>
>> X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.51 [en] (WinNT; U)
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>> To: office@tug.org
>> Subject: TeX and Mac Os X
>> I am new to TeX and am interested in knowing if LaTeX and/or TeX is
>> available for Mac Os X as binary?
>> (or as source with documentation on how to configure and compile)??
>> I would be interested in ordering the CD-rom version (and requisite
>> membership) if it is easy to install on Mac Os X.
>> thanks for any help,
>> -Avram
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