Friday, 8 February 2008

Installing a .sty file!

At last, I succeed in one thing!
I needed bbding.sty, so I downloaded the whole zip from CTAN. It included the .ins and .dtx files. I stuck it in a local temporary place and followed the instructions on this handy page.
I ran latex on the .ins file and then on the .dtx file. I then moved the whole folder and everything in it to my local texmf tree:
into a folder of the same name, ie. bbding. Next, as a superuser I ran:
and we all lived happily ever after.

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