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Nicholas Baine has been named Editor.--Joseph C. Slater 19:18, 8 July 2013 (UTC)

New chief editor sought starting June 16. Please send nominations to joseph.slater@wright.edu.--Joseph Slater

New technical support person sought, ASAP. Someone familiar with linux, mysql and can install wikimedia. Please send nominations to joseph.slater@wright.edu.--Joseph Slater

Pretest of TeX Live 2013 and MacTeX-2013 started. Victor Ivrii 08:24, 19 April 2013 (UTC)

TeX Live 2012 and MacTeX-2012 have been officially frozen. Victor Ivrii 08:54, 12 April 2013 (UTC)

TeX Live 2012 and MacTeX-2012 have been officially released. MacTeX-2012 supports Mac OS X 10.5 (Intel and PPC) [Leopard], Mac OS X 10.6 [Snow Leopard], Mac OS X 10.7 [Lion] and the upcoming OS X 10.8 [Mountain Lion].--Joseph Slater 01:23, 17 July 2012 (UTC)


A belated notification that MacTeX 2011 was released on 4 July. http://www.tug.org/mactex/2011/ .--Joseph Slater 16:51, 22 July 2011 (UTC)

Karl Berry just announced the release of TeX Live 2011. See http://tug.org/texlive/acquire.html. --Joseph Slater 13:07, 22 July 2011 (UTC)


Taco Hoekwater announced new site TeXLive contributions for packages which are not included in TeXLive.

Donald Knuth announced creation of iTeX Victor Ivrii 17:52, 30 September 2010 (UTC)

One can download MacTex 2010 at http://www.tug.org/mactex Victor Ivrii 17:52, 30 September 2010 (UTC)

TeXLive 2010 and MacTeX2010 released http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/2010-September/045167.html. However it will take several days before releases propagate through mirrors

Karl Berry just announced the release of TeX Live 2010. See http://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2010-September/027159.html Simultaneously we announce the release of MacTeX-2010. It can be obtained at www.tug.org/mactex These web pages may temporarily refer to MacTeX-2009, but the MacTeX link on the pages will still lead to MacTeX-2010. The web pages will be updated soon.

Victor Ivrii 00:41, 10 September 2010 (UTC)


jsMath extension added to wiki. Now one can add mathematics using single and double dollars and it is rendered then in a different way. To author such math users should go to "my preferences", then select "Math" tab, then click "jsMath" radiobutton and "Save" Victor Ivrii 11:30, 23 November 2009 (UTC)

MacTeX2009 and TeXLive 2009 have been officially released today (albeit MacTeX2009 distribution is not available yet). --Victor Ivrii 06:16, 9 November 2009 (UTC)

MacTeX2009 (TeXLive 2009) release is impending and under limited testing. Stay tuned! --Joseph Slater 14:04, 9 July 2009 (UTC)

The wiki has been moved to a new server. Contribute at will. Please notify me if there are any problems with the new server. --Joseph Slater 09:47, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

The wiki is being moved to a new server. Edits done between now and then will be lost, so please wait to make edits.--Joseph Slater 04:06, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

The font cache bug (improper display of fonts in TeX on Mac) has been solved. For details see [ http://www.tug.org/mactex/fix-font-cache-bug Fixing the Font Cache Bug].--Joseph Slater 18:04, 8 April 2009 (UTC)

TeX Live Utility has been released. TeX Live Utility is a Mac Cocoa (standard Mac User Interface) based implementation of TeX Live Manager for OS X 10.5+. TeX Live Manager is a tool for installing TeX packages and keeping them up to date.--Joseph Slater 20:53, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

Clea F. Rees and Victor Ivrii have been named Associate Editors of the TeX on Mac Wiki (Wiki Editors).--Joseph Slater 20:22, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

The Application Table is gone. Everything that was there can be found elsewhere. Thank you to Clea Rees for taking this on.--Joseph Slater 20:22, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

I have posted various questions and suggestions on various wiki discussion pages which I hope people may comment on. In particular, I'd be glad if people would look at the Application Table talk page as I've been trying to move and update things but there are several applications I've been unable to track down at all. (Cfr 22:06, 15 September 2008 (UTC))

We have a page providing help in using SyncTeX now. Please provide your insight and guidance. (Joseph Slater 19:05, 11 September 2008 (UTC))

MacTeX 2008 is out and available for download from the MacTeX pages! (Joseph Slater 17:51, 4 September 2008 (UTC))

MacTeX 2008 is done! It will take time to propagate, I presume, from TUG ftp server to CTAN and its mirrors. (Victor Ivrii 19:03, 1 September 2008 (UTC))

TexLive 2008 released http://tug.org/texlive/acquire.html (Victor Ivri 31 August 2008)

SyncTeX, the pdfsync replacement, is now starting to be supported by editors and viewers. We still have to wait for TeXLive 2008. (Joseph Slater 14 August 2008)

MacTeX 2008, including TeXLive 2008, is impending. (Joseph Slater 8 August 2008)

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