Help with finding style file

Uwe Ziegenhagen ziegenhagen at
Fri May 1 11:33:38 CEST 2020

Hi Patrick,

there are a few ways:

a) Place it in the directory, where you place the .tex files. This is the
quick & dirty way.

b) Use a localtexmf tree, which is the recommended way. I have found an
explanation here


Am Fr., 1. Mai 2020 um 02:19 Uhr schrieb Abbot Patrick <
frpatrick at>:

> Hi!
> A friend is helping me to learn to use XeLaTeX on Windows 10. I just
> installed MiKTeX from the 2019 DVD and am using TeXWorks. So far, so good.
> But my friend gave me a simple .sty file to use in the preamble and I first
> placed it in the folder with all the other .sty files of the installation.
> It never found it there. So I moved it here: C:\Users\Fr.
> Patrick\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX 2.9\texmf\mgc
> But TeXWorks still complains that it can’t find it.
> Where does it want it?
> Thanks in advance.
> Fr. Patrick
> --
> Maronite Monks of Adoration
> Most Holy Trinity Monastery
> 67 Dugway Road
> Petersham, MA 01366-9725

Dr. Uwe Ziegenhagen
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