[texhax] undertilde and MiKTeX

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sat Oct 28 00:15:22 CEST 2017

On 2017-10-28 at 10:05:51 +1300, Rolf Turner wrote:

 > The journal of which I am Technical Editor provides a document class 
 > file which implements the style conventions that papers published in the
 > journal must meet.
 > This document class makes use of the "\undertilde" command.  Apparently 
 > there are licensing issues with the undertilde package, and for this 
 > reason (I think) my installation of texlive has no undertilde.sty file,
 > but rather a file undertilde.tex.  Explicitly:
 >   /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/generic/genmisc/undertilde.tex
 > For *that* reason the document class file for the journal uses
 >      \input{undertilde}
 > rather than
 >      \usepackage{undertilde}
 > An author contacted me just now saying that he is getting an error
 >      > File `undertilde.tex' not found. \input{undertilde}

Did he install the file in his current working directory or somewhere

If it's installed somewhere else, the filename database (ls-R on
Unix, don't know how it's named under MiKTeX) has to be updated.  

Ask him to copy the file to the directory containing his LaTeX files.
This should always work.


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