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The TeX Direc­tory Struc­ture stan­dard (the out­put of the TUG TDS work­ing group)

This is the TeX Directory Structure (TDS) document, describing a runtime
layout of TeX-related files intended to be portable,
implementation-independent, etc.  Most TeX distributions have adopted
this in some form.

If any questions, comments, or suggestions, email
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tds.tex is the master source file.  A few extra LaTeX packages that it
uses are in, in the unlikely event that you don't already
have them. contains the current released version.  For older
versions, see  

Happy installing.


Name Size Date Notes
ChangeLog 9544 2004-06-23 19:24
Makefile 1209 2004-06-04 19:09
README 736 2013-12-14 23:59
736 2013-12-14 23:59 ==> /tds/README 14646 2004-04-04 03:35
tds.aux 4607 2004-06-23 19:25
tds.dvi 89212 2004-06-23 19:25
tds.html 97499 2011-02-20 21:57 67752 2004-06-23 19:24
tds.pdf 195357 2004-06-23 19:24
tds.sed 404 2004-06-04 19:11
tds.tex 65418 2004-06-23 19:24
tds2texi.el 21618 2004-06-04 19:25
tdsguide.cls 25055 2004-03-28 16:21

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tds – The TeX Direc­tory Struc­ture stan­dard

De­fines a struc­ture for place­ment of TeX-re­lated files on an hi­er­ar­chi­cal file sys­tem, in a way that is well-de­fined, and is read­ily im­ple­mentable.

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