On 02/20/2012 10:21 AM, Eric Weir wrote:
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: 

The latter. It's a general rule that your local tree should "look like" the main tree, and that means that LaTeX packages go under tex/latex/.


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