[texhax] pdflatex

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Mar 11 07:50:51 CET 2009

On  10 Mar, 2009, at 09:54, John Bryant wrote:

I'm ccing to Richard Koch, TeXShop's creator and MacTeX maintainer.

> I installed an upgrade of texshop and can no longer compile files.   
> I get the following error message.
> Can't find required tool.
> /usr/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. Perhaps TeXLive was not  
> installed or was removed during a system upgrade. If so, go to the  
> TeXShop web site and follow the instructions to (re)install TeXLive.  
> Another possibility is that a tool path is incorrectly configured in  
> TeXShop preferences. This can happen if you are using the fink teTeX  
> distribution.
> I went to your website to try to follow the instructions as  
> directed, but I can't see how to do it.

Which TeX distribution are you using? Maybe is an old one or it might  
be Fink's or MacPorts. Do you have more than one distribution? Did you  
do an Archive and Install of your OS recently?



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