On Feb 20, 2012, at 10:05 AM, stefano franchi wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 8:56 AM, Eric Weir <eew...@bellsouth.net> wrote:
>>> On Feb 20, 2012, at 8:43 AM, Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote:
>>> Create a text file "mytweaks.tex" and put them there. Save the file in your
>>> local TEXMF tree. Then you can simply put \input{mytweaks} to the preamble.
>> I put it in: /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf. Is that right?
> Actually, that would be the main distribution tree. The local TEXMF
> tree would normally be under your user directory. On linux it is
> usually ~/texmf, on the mac I suspect it probably is ~/Library/texmf
> or perhaps ~/Application Support/texmf. Mac people would know more.
> As a general rule, it is always better to put your personal additions
> to the tex collection in your lcal tree. That way they will not be
> overrun/erased/forgotten when you update texlive.

Thanks, Stefano. I moved it to: ~/library/texmf. Or should it go in: 

Eric Weir
Decatur, GA

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